Business Victor Harbor provides local procurement opportunity for $31.1m Causeway Project

Mar 30 / Helen Sampson

Business Victor Harbor has opened registration for local businesses to register for procurement opportunities on the Granite Island Causeway development, which is expected to support an average of 43 full time equivalent jobs per year over the life of the project.

Business Victor Harbor is providing a referral service for all relevant south coast businesses, in addition to its members, with details referred directly to the head contractor of the development, McConnell Dowell Constructions.

Local businesses can register for any of the 28 procurement opportunities, ranging from accommodation, electrical works, fuel supply, office furniture and electrical appliances, clothing, security and vehicle servicing.

“Business Victor Harbor would like to see as much local expenditure as possible with local suppliers and contractors, which ultimately benefits our community and the local economy with ongoing support to local charities, schools and sponsorships” said Business Victor Harbor Chairman Michael Schubert.

To learn more and register, click on the button at the bottom of this page.

The procurement opportunities currently being sought include:


Concrete – exposed aggregate


Planting – garden beds, revegetation, lawn etc

Concrete – ready mix concrete supply for in-situ pours

Electrical Works – Lighting- trenching, conduit and pit works

Electrical Works – Lighting – cabling and install along causeway

Site Security – Monitoring and Patrols

Non-destructive weld testing – mag particle testing

Cleaning – offices and facilities

Quarry Materials – Ballast, rubble and armour rock

Civil Works – Earthworks packages, services trenching

Small Marine Piling Works – driving of piles for boat landing

Dive works – Ad hoc works as required

Civil Plant, excavators, rollers, water cart, tippers – wet/dry hire

Fuel Supply – Diesel Tanker

Waste Disposal – recycling and waste bin provision and emptying

Logistics / heavy haulage

Scaffolding – Hire of equipment and onsite labour

Minor Steel fabrication Works – Fabrication of steel components

Plumbing works – water and sewer lines – Onsite installation and jointing, supply of HDPE and couplers

Welding equipment and consumables – Welders, wire, Oxygen and acetylene

Office furniture and electrical appliances

PPE, clothing, fire extinguishers, first aid and safety equipment

Staff accommodation – Long and short term rentals

Onsite drug testing

Vehicle servicing

Mechanical repairs of equipment – Civil equipment, generators etc

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