Protecting the environment

Goldsmith’s large earthmoving fleet of more than 100 heavy items allows us to deliver cost-effective and timely water solutions for our clients throughout South Eastern Australia. Our highly experienced team ensures the protection of sensitive waterways, cultural heritage, flora and fauna.

OUR CAPABILITIES
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  • Large scale bulk earthworks projects, delivered ahead of time
  • Low permeability clay liners and bulk excavation in rock
  • Construction of reinforced concrete pipelines, culverts, pits and headwalls
  • Temporary and permanent erosion protection, revegetation and planting
  • Considerate and effective stakeholder management
  • Environmentally sensitive projects

PROJECTS

SPARROVALE
WETLANDS
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  • Construction of a 1km environmentally sensitive wetland and 1.2km outlet channel into Lake Connewarre for the City of Greater Geelong
  • 80,000m3 of bulk earthworks including reworking of insitu clay liner, rock beaching and rock weirs
  • 650m of RCP pipelines up to DN525 complete with sidewinder pits
  • Box culverts up to 1500×900 complete with headwalls, kerbs, penstocks, handrails and guardrails
  • 191,288 aquatic, terrestrial and ephemeral species planted, complete with jute matting and insitu topsoil treatment

WOLLERT
WATERWAY
DIVERSION
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  • Diversion of two Melbourne Water waterways for Hansons quarry expansion
  • 1.5km of clay lined waterway constructed
  • 115,000m3 of bulk earthworks including 40,000m3 rock excavation and 20,000m3 clay liner
  • 6 cell crown unit under Bindts Rd
  • Rock ramp fishways, frog ponds and fishpools
  • Jute matt erosion protection, access tracks and topsoiling

GUM SCRUB
CREEK
WETLANDS
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  • Wetlands for Places Victoria, constructed to help facilitate the residential growth of Officer
  • 220,000m3 of earthworks along with the installation of large box culverts, wing walls, gabion walls and rock-lined channels
  • Winner of the Landscape Architecture award in the Land Management Category of the Victorian State AILA awards; recognising excellence in the built ecology as well as the restoration, conservation, enhancement or maintenance of landscapes