Qld to Build New Rock Groyne at St Helens Beach

The Queensland Government has just announced that a $1.7 million contract has been awarded for the upgrades of the popular St Helens Beach boat ramp.

Main Roads and Ports Minister Mark Bailey announced today that Queensland marine civil contractor, Pensar Building won the contract to complete the works.

Works include upgrades to the existing Carpet Snake Point boat ramp and access causeway, including the construction of a rock groyne which will greatly benefit boaties and fisherman in the local community,” Mr Bailey said. “The rock groyne will be constructed on the north side to protect the ramp from wind and wave action.

According to the government, the Carpet Snake Point boat ramp will be closed during the construction works.

Works are set to begin in early June 2017, with completion expected to be finalized by late October, weather permitting.

Funding for the project will be provided through the Queensland Government’s Marine Infrastructure Fund.

Share this article

Follow Dredging Today

Events>

<< Aug 2019 >>
MTWTFSS
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 31 1

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 >

10TH Annual Conference Dredging in India

The conference will focus on strategies and solutions to meet the future dredging requirements…

read more >

Australasian Coasts and Ports 2019

Conference Theme “Future directions from 40°S and beyond” reflects the increasing awareness about the need to find suitable…

read more >

PORTS Conference

The PORTS Conference series is internationally recognized as an outstanding opportunity to network with…

read more >

Jobs>

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

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