Culcairn quarry sold

Culcairn quarry sold
Culcairn quarry sold

The Hurricane Hill Quarry at Culcairn, about 50 kilometres north of Albury, has been sold at auction for $4.5 million.

The buyer, Tranternet Pty Ltd, proposes to hold the property as a long term investment.

Ruralco Property’s state manager for real estate Mike Everard had estimated it would sell for between $3 million and $4 million.

The property is based on a reserve of rhyodacite rock estimated at an unquarried resource of about nine million tonnes.

It recent annual production volumes have been of about 250,000 tonnes with Fairfax Media reporting a permitted expansion up to 750,000t.

The quarry has operated on the site for about Eighty years with building material supplier Boral having acquired the operating licence about twenty years ago.

The auction was on behalf of a descendant of the original family that has owned the freehold property for generations.

The site includes 110 hectares of freehold land, part of which has been cropped or used for dryland grazing.

Quarry Culcairn

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