Project Description

To contain debris and sediments from entering Sydney Harbour as a result of the redevelopment of Barangaroo into a world class waterfront precinct. Sitting right in the foreground of Sydney Harbour, this project has an extremely high profile within the city of Sydney with environmental controls being paramount to successful progress of the site.

Chatoyer Environmental worked firstly with Baulderstone (now Lend Lease Engineering) on the North Headland Project and later Lend Lease on the Barangaroo South Project over a 18 month period.

Project Overview

Date: November, 2012 to February 2014
Location: Barangaroo, Sydney Harbour, NSW, Australia
Features Summary
Boom Length:
Skirt Depth:
Boom Material:


Coolguard 1,000gsm High Performance Reinforced Geomembrane
300mm high Foam Filled External Floats
Skirt material:
Woven Geotextile with antifoul properties

13mm galvanised chain
Dee ring and quick links configuration combined with marine lacing for strength

Project Summary

  • Durability and 3 year project longevity was the client’s primary issue
  • Vessel traffic in Sydney Harbour and Darling Harbour ensured a specific heavy duty design was required utilising geomembrane, external floats and stainless steel hardware
  • Curtain was custom manufactured in three stages and all curtain delivered on time and within the project manager’s project timelines.

   Silt Curtain Barangaroo Deployment