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Berth 14A Bunbury Port

Lanco Resources Australia Pty Ltd (Lanco), proposes to establish a coal export facility by developing Berth 14A of the Bunbury Port Inner Harbour.  Coal will be sourced from the Collie Basin of Western Australia.

The project will be comprised of two main sections – the Berth 14A section and the materials handling section.

Lanco/Griffin expects the proposal will provide significant economic and employment opportunities for the Bunbury Region and assist in realising the expansion objectives of the port in accordance with the Structure Plan for the Bunbury Port Inner Harbour.

The proposed infrastructure required to support the proposal includes:

  • Construction of Berth 14A pocket and approach to accommodate Bulk Carriers; and
  • Materials handling infrastructure including train unloading, conveyers stackers, storage and ship loading facilities.

Preliminary Documentation approved by the Department of the Environment (DoE) in accordance with the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) is provided here. A summary of public comments and Lanco/Griffin’s responses to these comments have been approved for publishing by the DoE, and can be found here.

Public Environmental Review (PER) documentation as approved by the WA Environmental Protection Authority is available here.

A copy of the Draft Dredging and Spoil Disposal Management Plan is available here. The Plan will be finalised once the dredging contractor has been appointed, a dredging method and schedule determined, and Dredging Committee revised.