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EIS Stakeholder Reference Group Planned for November

The workshop is planned for Thursday, 23 November 2017 at Kingscote. It will be chaired by Brian Cunningham, an Adelaide-based management consultant specialising in change management and strategic leadership, and with a sound understanding of government processes. Brian was a player, Captain and then Chief…

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Planned geotechnical drilling resumes

Improved weather conditions predicted over the next fortnight have allowed the planned geotechnical drilling to go ahead at Smith Bay. The Andrew Wilson is being mobilised today and will resume activities from tomorrow 19 October. It is anticipated that the drilling studies will progress at…

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Drilling temporarily stopped due to weather conditions

Due to a low-pressure front moving across the site for the next few days the drilling rig has been demobilised. It is anticipated that as a high-pressure system over WA moves across the Bight on September 18, the crew will re-mobilise the vessel, drilling rig and crew, and…

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Smith Bay – Drilling Management Plan

The Minister for Transport and Infrastructure issued a licence to KIPT to access defined areas of Smith Bay and undertake investigative drilling for the proposed Smith Bay deep-water wharf. KIPT has contracted Maritime Constructions to perform this work. In recognising the concerns of Yumbah, the nearby…

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Ongoing Marine Environmental Monitoring

Marine scientists and environmental technicians will be in Smith Bay tomorrow and intermittently over the next fortnight to undertake marine environmental monitoring and water sampling exercises as part of a bigger marine assessment and monitoring program that has been underway since late 2015. The buoy deployed in…

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