T-Port’s $70 million dollar Wallaroo Port is expected to create 200 jobs, with 40 of them on going.
The grain export facility will see steel silos with 20,500 tonnes of grain capacity and a 500m rock causeway. The project will also feature six bunkers with a total of 240,000 tonnes of grain capacity.
Construction is expected to take approximately 18 months and commences in November, with T-Ports looking to utilise South Australian expertise and contractors for the project.
T-Ports Chief Executive Officer Kieran Carvill is, “Looking forward to being able to offer growers in the Yorke Peninsula and Mid North regions an alternative supply chain.”
“Having a larger number of regional shallow-water ports, rather than transporting commodities to city ports on trucks or trains, makes sense.”
“T-Ports is committed to building infrastructure enabling growth in South Australia and is proud to be part of the state’s economic recovery following the COVID-19 pandemic.”
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