Australia: Mooloolah River Dredging Stalled

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

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

Events>

<< Sep 2015 >>
MTWTFSS
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

ECSA 55 Unbounded boundaries and shifting baselines

ECSA 55 will focus on learning lessons from the past, discussing the current and forecasting for the future, spanning environmental…

read more >

HYPACK Seminar – Indonesia

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

read more >

Port Infrastructure Development 2015

Focusing on every aspect of port development from expansion through to life extension, this event will deliver learning outcomes from…

read more >

Baltic Ports Conference 2015

The Baltic maritime market is currently facing a change caused by new market conditions…

read more >

Jobs>

Hydrographic Surveyor

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

apply

Senior Engineer

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

apply

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...

apply