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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 31 January 2011

    The global financial crisis is being blamed for the slow redevelopment of the Coffs Harbour Jetty foreshores… (abc) [mappress] Source: abc, January 31, 2011;

  • 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 […]

  • 4 October 2011

    Chronic siltation of Coffs Harbour’s harbour mouth is in the sights of one Nationals’ MP…   (abc) [mappress] Source: abc, October 4, 2011;

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 October 2011

    Coffs harbour could regain its “safe port” status if a State Government assessment of ports, harbours and river mouths moves to dredge the… (coffscoastadvocate) [mappress] Source: coffscoastadvocate, October 5, 2011;

  • 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. […]

  • 13 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Boaters are advised to keep clear of a sand dredging operation at the inner harbour entrance at Coffs Harbour until August 30, 2014. The work will involve removal of up to 40,000 cubic metres of sand from the entry to the inner harbour area. The barge and support vessels will display appropriate navigation markers to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 10 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The 21st NSW Coastal Conference will take place from 6-9 November 2012, in Kiama, NSW. The Conference has been held annually for the past 20 years and has grown to become one of the most successful coastal industry events held in Australia. The conference attracts between 250 – 300 delegates, who are interested in or […]

  • 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 […]