Quarry contract boosts local economy
  • Tuesday 22 December 2020

Sunshine Coast Council awarded an $8.5 million contract to local company Black Cat Civil to support quarry services at Image Flat and Dulong.

The two-year contract starts early 2021 and provides mobile crushing and screening services.

The contract was awarded last month following a robust procurement process to achieve the best quality outcome and value-for-money for ratepayers.

Black Cat Civil is a certified member of Supply Nation. The head office is in Nambour and the company works throughout Australia.

Sunshine Coast Division 10 Councillor David Law said council supported our growing region through the operation of quarries at Image Flat Road, Image Flat and Sherwell Road, Dulong.

“I am really pleased that a local Nambour company Black Cat Civil has won this competitive contract, it shows that the council’s local procurement policy is really working,” Cr Law said.

“They will be crushing, scalping, blending and screening approximately 350,000 tonnes per annum of rhyolite and basalt shot rock for a variety of sizes and products,” he said.

Cr Law said material extracted from the quarries was available to the construction industry and the general public.

Material is used for a range of purposes including road base, landscaping, drainage material, footpaths, driveways and to prepare a base for construction.

Contact the quarry sales office on 0437 734 913 for information on products.

Local contractors can go to https://www.sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au/Council/Tenders and register for tender alerts and head to https://www.sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au/Business/Business-Programs/Business-Gateway and ensure they have an up-to-date profile on our ICN Gateway or create your ICN Business profile on the ICN webpage.