Southern Extension of Sandpit, Lot 2 Calinup Road, Gelorup, Shire of Capel

Proposal description: 

APH Contractors proposes to extract approximately 2.2 million bank cubic metres of sand from 22.87 hectares over a period of 20 years at an annual extraction rate of 100,000 – 120,000 tonnes per year. Sand will be extracted to a maximum depth of 20m Australian Height Datum (AHD). It is proposed that sand extraction will continue from east of Gelorup Hill and move progressively southwards in 18 sand extraction blocks, each between one and two hectares. Embankments will be restored to 1:4 (14o) slopes and the restored landform will be suitable for potential future residential use.

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Last updated: 
January 31, 2022
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Ministerial Statement published
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