Gold Coast Dredging Scheme About to Start

Neumann Contractors have been awarded the dredging contract for South Channel and South Wavebreak Island Channel Dredging 2016 project on the Gold Coast, Queensland.

The works involve the dredging operations in the nominated shallow areas of the primary South Navigation Channel and the secondary South Wavebreak Island Channel.

The sand will be used to re-nourish eroded areas of beach on Wavebreak Island and also on the Spit Finger.

Any surplus sand will pumped to Main Beach, just south of the sand pumping jetty.

There is a total of 42,400 m³ of material to be removed from the channels:

  • 32,000 m³ from the South Channel in between the Seaway and Wavebreak Island;
  • 8,700 m³ from the South Wavebreak Island Channel;
  • 1,700 m³ from the South Channel adjacent to the Spit Finger.

The cutter suction dredger Nu Endeavour has been sea-towed from Maroochydore to the Gold Coast.

Mobilization to the site will start next week and dredging is set to start late April.

Dredging works are expected to take 9 weeks.

 

Share this article

Follow Dredging Today

Events>

<< Oct 2019 >>
MTWTFSS
30 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 31 1 2 3

Eastern Chapter WEDA Fall 2019 Conference

Wednesday (10/16/19) afternoon will start the program with an opportunity to take the Dredging 101 course.

read more >

DREDGING FOR SUSTAINABLE INFRASTRUCTURE INDIA

At this 1-day conference, you will experience what it means to apply this new approach in practice.

read more >

CEDA Dredging Days 2019

The conference is well-attended by professionals representing the entire cross-section of the dredging field…

read more >

Jobs>

Dredging jobs in Abu Dhabi at NMDC

National Marine Dredging Company “NMDC” aims to be the largest dredging player in the Arab’s Gulf region...

apply

Looking to fill a job opening?

By advertising your job here, on the homepage of DredgingToday.com, you'll reach countless professionals in the sector. For more information, click below....

apply

Looking to fill a job opening?

By advertising your job here, on the homepage of DredgingToday.com, you'll reach countless professionals in the sector. For more information, click below...

apply