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  • 30 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Member for Coffs Harbor, Andrew Fraser said that a community drop in session was held on Monday, 29 June to update the Coffs Harbor community on the impending upgrade of the Coffs Harbor northern breakwater. “NSW Department of Primary Industries, Land & Natural Resources is finalizing the design on the breakwater upgrade and will begin work […]

  • 26 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Haslin Constructions, a Sutherland-based engineering company, has won a $6.73 million Coffs Harbor Northern Breakwater upgrade, according to the Coffs Coast Advocate. This development scheme, set to begin next month, will involve widening of the breakwater near the entry to the harbor and constructing a rock berm along the 300 meter section to protect the marina. […]

  • 17 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The New South Wales Government has awarded a contract of up to $615,000 for dredging work to maintain boating access into the Coffs Harbor inner areas, the Member for Coffs Harbor Gurmesh Singh said.  According to Mr Singh, Dredging Solutions Pty Ltd has been awarded the contract following a competitive tender by the Department of […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Minister for Natural Resources, Lands and Water Kevin Humphries and Member for Coffs Harbor Andrew Fraser have announced that major dredging of the Coffs Harbor outer harbor has finished, with 30,000 cubic metres of sand transferred to Park Beach. “The sand nourishment of Park Beach and dune re-profiling has also been completed,” Mr Humphries said. […]

  • 29 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The NSW Roads and Maritime Services has just announced that Coffs Harbor, Inner Entrance dredging campaign is officially underway. The contractor, Dredging Solutions Pty Ltd. started the interim dredging of the harbor inner entrance on Monday, 26 August 2019. The dredging operation will involve the removal of up to 3,300 cubic meters of sand at […]

  • 27 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    FM Glenn Constructions have been awarded a contract to manufacture 1200 concrete blocks that will be a part of the future upgrade to the Coffs Harbor northern breakwater. “The new wall will increase the level of protection to people, property and boats at the Coffs Harbor marina by preventing from waves overtopping the breakwater,” Mr Niall […]

  • 13 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The entrance to the Coffs Harbor boat ramp will benefit from up to $95,000 in funding for dredging thanks to support from the NSW Liberals & Nationals Government. Member for Coffs Harbor Andrew Fraser said that under the ‘Rescuing our Waterways‘ program, Coffs Harbor City Council would oversee the dredging and match the funding dollar-for-dollar. […]

  • 1 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The 25th NSW Coastal Conference 2016 will take place from 9-11 November in Novotel Pacific Bay Resort, Coffs Harbor, on the mid north coast of NSW. The conference will bring together over 220 delegates from around Australia who are interested in or working within the field of coastal and estuary management research, education and service provision and […]

  • 3 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Works on the $6.73 million upgrade of Coffs Harbor’s northern breakwall are set to begin during the next week, according to The Coffs Coast Advocate. The project, being undertaken by Haslin Constructions Pty Ltd, involves widening the breakwater near the entry to the harbor and constructing a rock berm, or shelf, overlain by 12 tonne concrete […]

  • 31 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The public exhibition period for the Draft Coastal Hazard Planning Control documents, currently out for community comment, is being extended until May 6 2015. The exhibition period began on March 4th and was due to close on April 15th, but has now been increased for a further three weeks. The documents include a draft Planning […]

  • 4 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    A Draft Coastal Hazard Planning Proposal goes on exhibition for public comment from today until April 15, announced the Coffs Harbor City Council. The draft Planning Proposal is the next step following the adoption in 2013 of a Coastal Zone Management Plan (CZMP) for Coffs Harbor, which addressed the potential risks to the coastline from […]

  • 11 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Member for Coffs Harbor, Andrew Fraser, has encouraged coastal councils to apply for a share of $1.5 million in government funding for essential dredging projects. Mr Fraser said that the funding allows coastal councils to apply for up to 50 per cent of the cost of dredging operations and pre-dredging studies for their local waterways. […]

  • 28 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Coffs Harbor City Council has agreed to forward a Draft Coastal Hazard Planning Proposal to the NSW Department of Planning and Environment for agreement for it to go on public exhibition in 2015. The draft planning proposal follows the adoption in 2013 of a Coastal Zone Management Plan (CZMP) for Coffs Harbor which addresses the […]

  • 22 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    More than $300,000 has been awarded to five coastal councils across New South Wales to undertake planning in coastal and estuarine areas, the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment reports.  Commenting the latest announcement, Minister for Local Government, Shelley Hancock, said that the funding is being provided to assist councils prepare plans to set […]

  • 9 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 24th New South Wales (NSW) Coastal Conference 2015 will take place from November 11-13, in Forster, NSW. The conference attracts over 220 delegates each year, who are interested in or working within the field of coastal and estuary management research, education, service provision and policy. The three day event, organized by the NSW Coastal Conference […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    According to the Beachcare groups in the coastal settlement of Wooli north of Coffs Harbour, sand-traps on the foredune are working remarkably well. Wooli Beach has survived the recent heavy surf and king-tides with very little damage, announced ABC News. President of Coastal Communities Protection Alliance Wooli, Bruce Bird, said that the foredune traps have protected […]

  • 18 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The NSW Government will provide $1 million in funding to undertake work to improve boating safety, environmental and tourism outcomes at key waterways across the State, Minister for Natural Resources, Lands and Water Kevin Humphries and Minister for Roads and Freight Duncan Gay announced today. Mr Humphries said applications for funding under the third round […]

  • 11 July 2013

    Coffs Harbour City Council has made its Flood Mitigation Programme a priority. The Programme is forecast to cost $12m. The funds have been secured through a $6m loan and a special rate variation that will raise $6m. The construction of flood detention basins are a key part of the Programme. The $2.5m Bakers Road Detention […]

  • 27 June 2013

    The JDS Group Pty Limited has won the Coffs Harbour’s eastern break-wall development contract. Under this agreement, JDS will place 2000 concrete blocks weighing almost 30 tonnes along exposed parts of the wall, reports abc.net.au. Regarding this construction project, Coffs Harbour MP Andrew Fraser, stated: “Coffs Harbour is a very important port on the eastern […]

  • 27 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging works for West Bay and Lyme Regis Harbors have been rescheduled due to unforeseen circumstances, according to the West Dorset District Council’s latest release. Works at West Bay will start again today and run through to 4 April with some night shift work, if required, the announcement said. The method of West Bay’s dredging works […]

  • 12 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    According to Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, the major dredging campaign for the Coffs Harbour outer harbour is due to get underway in around two weeks. Fraser said that the contractor, Dredging Solutions Pty Ltd, had consulted with Council, Jetty Dunecare, the Fishermen’s Co-op, the international marina and other stakeholders before starting work. “The […]

  • 4 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional Infrastructure & Services Andrew Stoner and Member for Coffs Harbour Andrew Fraser recently announced more improvements works for the harbour. Mr Stoner said the NSW Government would dredge the outer harbour at Coffs Harbour to restore navigation depths for the local fishing fleet and other boaters. “A recent hydrosurvey […]

  • 25 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Deputy Premier Andrew Stoner and Member for Coffs Harbour Andrew Fraser applauded the local community for providing useful feedback on options to upgrade Coffs Harbour’s Northern Breakwater. Mr Stoner said community submissions had been received following a consultation meeting at Coffs Harbour with 14 stakeholders and a further public display and consultation day in November. […]

  • 29 April 2010

    Holland harbor’s first commercial vessel of the season got stuck before it got there. Annual dredging is scheduled to start as early as next week, according to the Army Corps of Engineers Detroit office. A tug boat-barge combination had to back off of a sandbar at the entrance to the Holland… [mappress] Source:hollandsentinel,April 29,2010;

  • 1 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The project to deepen, widen and lengthen the Lyttelton Harbor’s shipping channel is now complete and ready for use, the New Zealand’s Lyttelton Port Company (LPC) said in its latest release.  The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Fairway wrapped up the project late last year, and now twenty-two new navigation aids see Lyttelton become one of […]

  • 16 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Hueneme’s deepening project, largely funded by a $12.3 million TIGER Grant (Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery) from the U.S. Department of Transportation, is nearing its completion.  The port said in their official statement that the harbor deepening program will create over 563 new jobs, $28 million in business revenue, $5.8 million in […]