Australia: Mooloolah River Dredging Stalled

Bad weather has stalled dredging at the Mooloolah River mouth, according to

The arrival of a dredge more capable of working during rough conditions than the one that had been operating at Mooloolaba was delayed.

Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson said she understood that the dredge could be finished within a fortnight.

Ms Simpson said it was estimated that the work would cost $400,000.

Nature hasn’t stopped it (the sand build-up) and maybe now man has to go in and give it a good blast,” she said.

Ms Simpson cautioned that the removal of the sand build-up still depended on the weather, even with the more robust dredge.

Even with the more robust dredge that will be able to cope with rough conditions, they’re still influenced by the weather,” she said.

Dredging Today Staff, April 16, 2012;

Share this article

Follow Dredging Today


<< Nov 2015 >>
26 27 28 29 30 31 1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 1 2 3 4 5 6


The 3-day training seminar will cover all the aspects of single beam and multibeam hydrographic surveying and dredge management using thir…

read more >

The Leading Americas Port Congress Will Be in Arica

Every year more than 400 port leaders and international experts make this event stand out as the most important business forum…

read more >

BPO Debate in European Parliament

MEP Merja Kyllönen, former Transport Minister of Finland, will host a debate “Baltic ports in TEN-T network – meeting the future”…

read more >

CEDA-UK technical seminar: Delivering Connectivity – the role of dredging in major infrastructure projects

The seminar will be followed by a Christmas drinks reception for CEDA members and invited guests – a great opportunity to network with fellow…

read more >


Hydrographic Surveyor

Gahagan & Bryant Associates, Inc. (GBA) is posting the following career opportunity in their Houston, TX and Baltimore, MD and Tampa, FL offices....


Dredge Masters, Engineers and Superintendent’s Urgently Required!

Flagship Management is working with a number of leading international marine and dredging organizations and require the following candidates for a range of global projects...


Business Development Manager – South East Asia - Dredging & Marine Construction

As the Business Development Manager for the South East Asian Region, you will work closely with the board to implement the business development strategy...