SALISBURY PLAINS INDUSTRIAL PRECINCT
Salisbury Plains features a world-class state-owned Port adjacent to the Bruce Highway, North Coast rail line, and an extensive State Development Area. There are also existing infrastructure corridors extending inland from Salisbury Plains. These features make Salisbury Plains a unique opportunity for the establishment of industrial development and clean energy production.
Industrial Land For Sale
The Salisbury Plains Industrial Precinct consists of 6,363 hectares of land for industrial use. From bulk mineral resource unloading and stockpiling facilities to mineral processing and clean energy industries. The State Development Area is located approximately 20 kilometres north-west of Bowen, in North Queensland. The Salisbury Plains Industrial Precinct is ideally located as a logistic hub that supports development in the Galilee Basin, Mackay and Whitsundays region.
- Land that is tailor-made for industrial development 30km from Bowen
- Land suitable for a range of large-scale industrial uses – from bulk mineral resource unloading and stockpiling facilities to mineral processing and renewable energy industries
- Close proximity to the Port of Abbot Point
- Easy access to rail and rail transport infrastructure, including frontage to Bruce Highway
Further details on the Development Scheme, maps, land ownership of Abbot Point State Development Area.
IDEAL FOR A RANGE OF INDUSTRIES
THE PERFECT LOCATION FOR LARGE SCALE ENTERPRISE
WHAT OUR PROPONENTS ARE SAYING
Bowen Rail Company is proud to headquarter its business in Bowen, North Queensland, and create jobs and opportunities in the region for generations to come.
The Salisbury Plains Industrial Precinct, near Bowen, is close to the heart of the Queensland resources industry and the Port at Abbot Point. A Port which is responsible for handling approximately 8% of Australia’s export coal.
Our business will play a key role in servicing international demand for Australian resources and supporting the economy.
Over the past 30 years, Hillery Group has grown from a small civil service provider to a complete on site quarry and civil earthmoving company, supplying a diverse range of quarry materials Queensland wide. Our Head Office and depot is located in Bowen Queensland and we currently own and operate four quarries in Bowen, Collinsville and Abbot Point, alongside a decomposed granite pit and sand reserve just outside of Bowen. Our business is part of the Salisbury Plains Industrial Precinct and has proven to be a winning place for business as we have connectivity to transport linkages such as North Coast Railway Line, Bruce Highway and access to deep water ports. We are part of our region that is one of the most naturally beautiful coasts of Australia as well as one of the largest coal mining regions and this makes it an economic hub that continues to strengthen year after year.
Salisbury Plains strategic advantages includes its proximity to the resource rich Bowen Basin, Galilee Basin and North West Minerals Province and its remote location from urban development. In terms of import and export capability, the site has access to the deep water Port of Abbot Point and nearby Port of Mackay for general cargo trade. The Ports have road, rail and sea connections and competitive pricing and strong, ongoing customer support. The Ports, with world-class operations and supply chains connecting regional Queensland to the world, are ready to support new trades and opportunities.
WHY BUY FROM ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT QUEENSLAND
THE PROCESS OF BUYING IN A STATE DEVELOPMENT AREA
The process of buying land from the State Government is a little different to purchasing land from the private sector. Listen to our team explain the process and check out the resources below.
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Measuring the Potential for a Large-Scale Renewable Energy Project at Salisbury Plains
EDQ is monitoring solar and wind resources at Salisbury Plains for 24 months (from 24 November 2020) to assess the location’s suitability for a large-scale wind and/or solar farm.
Large scale renewable energy at the precinct would be a drawcard for industry, offering cost-effective and clean power.
At Salisbury Plains, the natural wind and solar resources are being measured up to a height of 200 metres by a remote sensing SODAR (Sonic Detection And Ranging) unit installed and operated by Fulcrum3D. This data will help inform the feasibility of a renewable energy project at the site.
To find out more:
- View data on the Salisbury Plains Salisbury Plains Wind & Solar Resource Monitoring dashboard at https://salisburyplainssodar.fulcrum3d.com.
- Read Fulcrum3D’s data report for the Salisbury Plains SODAR.
- View raw data from an adjacent meteorological station here: https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/air-quality/download/?station=bow&station_parameter=1&date=18/02/2021&timeframe=day.
This isn’t the first time EDQ has explored large scale renewables on its industrial land. Acciona is leading the development of a large scale solar farm at Aldoga.