A Community Consultation meeting held in Portland on 11 August was well attended by over 50 interested members of the public. During the presentation, we advised that we have experienced significant delays with the transfer of Crown Land and resolution of the Boral Mining Leases. We are approximately 1 year behind our target program. Despite these delays and uncertainty, AWJ has decided to progress with the preparation of a Planning Proposal for re-zoning of the

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AWJ Civil invite members of the community to attend a Community Consultation briefing to hear about the current status of the development planning for the old Portland Cements Works site, The Foundations. This engagement sessions will be held on Friday 11 August 2017 at 5:30pm, upstairs at the Portland RSL Club at 10 Wolgan St Portland. The briefing will include representatives from AWJ Civil - the site owners, Catalyst Project Consulting - the Development Managers

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Demolition of the Loco Shed, Cement Store and Bachelors cottage at The Foundations site have now been completed. All of the works required to enable the process of relinquishment of the mining leases have now also been completed, which included soil remediation, hazardous material removal, weed control work, safety signage, groundwater monitoring, dam surface water monitoring, slope stability audits, gabion wall stability audit, building demolition, community consultation and heritage protection works. The heritage protection works included

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The Loco was brought to ground today by the demolition contractors, Art Civil. This Loco Shed was constructed from metal sheeting and originally had two oil storage sumps associated with it, constructed post-1920. The set of rails are connecting through Loco Shed West to the outside, as this building was used to repair and maintain the engines of

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AWJ Civil are pleased to announce the appointment of Art Civil Pty Ltd as the demolition contractor for the cement store, loco shed and the former bachelors cottage. Works are expected to commence in the week following the June long week-end, and are expected to take approximately 5 weeks to

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AWJ Civil, the new owners of the Portland Cement Works site, invite community members to a Community Consultation Presentation and Workshop on the future of this historic site. The presentation will include an update on the progress to date, an outline of the placemaking process, possible development opportunities and an outline of the pending demolition works. The meeting will also include a workshop component where community members are invited to share their ideas for parts

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