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  • 27 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    More than 60 local residents attended a ‘Save Our Beach’ protest convened by Peninsula Chamber of Commerce, Liberal Member for Terrigal Mr Adam Crouch, and Liberal councilors Cr Jilly Pilon and Cr Gale Collins last week. Mr Crouch said that the protest sent a clear message to the Central Coast Council that the community demands […]

  • 22 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Central Coast Council has resolved to work with the NSW Government on a long-term dredging plan for the maintenance of the navigation of Ettalong Channel. The resolution follows the recent announcement by the State Government of a $1.225 million funding commitment through the ‘Rescuing Our Waterways’ Program which Council must match dollar for dollar. […]

  • 15 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Central Coast Council has agreed to apply for State Government funding to contribute to the cost of dredging the Ettalong Channel and called for the State Government to provide emergency funding in the short term. During the yesterday’s council meeting, Mayor Jane Smith said that the decision on dredging Ettalong Channel provides a clear path […]

  • 9 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Ferry services between Wagstaffe, Ettalong and Palm Beach could resume in a matter of weeks, if not days, according to Member for Terrigal Mr Adam Crouch. In a speech to the NSW Parliament, Mr Crouch said: “It hopes to resume permanent services as quickly as possible.” “To date, around 15,000 cubic meters of sand has […]

  • 14 September 2018
    Business & Finance

     Terrigal state Liberal MP, Adam Crouch, today announced $1.225 million of ‘Rescuing Our Waterways’ funding from the Liberal-Nationals Government towards a long-term solution for Ettalong Channel. “This funding will be provided to Council to ensure that we never see a repeat of the past 12 months. We’re committed to ensuring the Ettalong Channel is safe and accessible […]

  • 30 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Peninsula Chamber of Commerce has called on the Central Coast Council to formulate a long-term strategy to renourish and restore the beachfront at Ocean Beach south of Ettalong Point including rock packing and promenades. “It is no longer practical to wait for Mother Nature to reinstate the old beach profile,” said Chamber president Mr […]

  • 10 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Adam Crouch MP – Member for Terrigal has just released the following statement after a public meeting in Ettalong Beach, NSW, on applying for ‘Rescuing Our Waterways’ dredging funding. “The collective voice of our community was loud and clear at tonight’s meeting: Central Coast Council urgently must take action at Ettalong Channel, and apply for State funding […]

  • 13 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Emergency dredging work on the Ettalong Channel, set to remove about 5000 cubic meters of sand from the waterway, is officially underway at the southern end of Lobster Beach. “Further to my announcement on Friday, the emergency dredging being funded by the NSW State Government has commenced as scheduled today,” said Terrigal state Liberal MP Adam Crouch […]

  • 15 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The six-month-long Ettalong Channel dredging program has been successfully completed, according to the Member for Terrigal Mr Adam Crouch. As reported, around 30,000 cubic meters of sand has been removed during the works. This has created a 30 meter wide, 2.5 meter deep channel for recreational and commercial vessels to safely use. The dredging works […]

  • 3 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Member for Terrigal, Mr Adam Crouch, has announced that emergency dredging works on the Ettalong Channel started last week (June 25). “The NSW Government has committed to substantial emergency dredging of the Ettalong Channel to ensure it is safe and accessible for all waterway users,” said Mr Crouch. According to him, this $660,000 project […]

  • 21 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    NSW Lands Minister Paul Toole visited Ettalong today to announce that the government would contribute a quarter of a million dollars towards emergency works. Commenting the latest news, Adam Crouch MP – Member for Terrigal, said: “About 20,000 cubic meters of sediment will be dredged, costing around $250,000. Hydrographic surveys will be carried out by […]

  • 22 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Last week, a roundtable discussion was held on the topic of the proposed dredging at Ettalong Channel in the NSW Central Coast. Chaired by Parliamentary Secretary for the Central Coast Scot MacDonald MLC, the meeting was attended by representatives from Department of Premier & Cabinet, Department of Industry – Lands and Forestry (DoI), Roads and […]

  • 19 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Wagstaffe to Killcare Community Association said in their latest announcement that a survey of the sand bar has been completed ahead of dredging the Ettalong channel. Commenting the latest news, Association president Ms Peta Colebatch said: “The sand bar build-up has been surveyed and a design prepared for dredging works to enable a clear […]

  • 4 March 2010

    It cost $500,000 and was finished only last month, but the newly-dredged Brisbane Water channel near Ettalong Beach is already silting up again… [mappress] Source: Press Advocate, March 5, 2010

  • 15 April 2010

    SHARING Wyong Council’s dredge is not a viable option for ongoing maintenance of the Ettalong Beach channel, Gosford councillors have been told… [mappress] Source:express-advocate,April 15,2010;

  • 6 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The New South Wales’ Wagstaffe-Killcare Community Association vice president Mr Mike Allsop has been named chair of the newly-formed Peninsula Waterways Committee. “The association has been maintaining a close watch on the dredging program and its impact on resumption of ferry services to Ettalong and Wagstaffe,” Mr Allsop said. “Needless to say, we have all […]

  • 30 October 2020

    Transport for New South Wales has announced that they will now continue dredging the Swansea Channel through to December, NBN News reports. Using another $300,000 in NSW Government funding, another 25,000 cubic meters of sand will be removed from the channel. Commenting the latest news, NSW Maritime Executive Director, Andrew Mogg, said: “This is fantastic […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The first phase of Exeter’s £30 million flood defense scheme has begun this week with works to deepen the Trew’s flood relief channel. When finished the new scheme will reduce flood risk to approximately 3,000 homes and businesses throughout the city. Phase one will include deepening the existing flood relief channel, lowering the spill weir […]

  • 24 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Focused on the PHA’s (Port of Houston Authority) vision of becoming America’s distribution hub for the next generation, the Port Commission – during its regular monthly meeting yesterday – approved more than $88 million in infrastructure investments. These investments, all directly tied to the port strategic plan, included $13 million towards channel improvement projects and more […]

  • 9 October 2020

    Navigating the Channel Islands Harbor will continue to be safe, thanks to a dredging project that will soon be underway. USACE is on schedule to start dredging the Channel Islands Harbor in mid-October 2020. Under the official plan, the hydraulic dredge “H.R. Morris” will be staging and conducting maintenance dredging of the Channel Islands Harbor […]

  • 28 August 2020

    A Model 5012 HP Versi-Dredge owned by the Town of Cobourg, Canada, is fulfilling another maintenance dredging contract for Wellington Harbour. According to Adam Goheen, Prince Edward County’s director of operations, over the next couple of weeks the dredger will clear built-up sand from the harbour channel leading to Lake Ontario. “Dredging was supposed to […]

  • 18 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Fiscal Year 2016 Operating and Capital Budget was approved Tuesday (November 17) during a special meeting of the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority (PHA). Solid financial performance is expected to continue in 2016 with projections by the PHA of revenue growth after a very strong fiscal 2015 in terms of cargo tonnage. […]

  • 6 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Palaszczuk Government’s State Budget will provide a down payment of up to $75 million for the Townsville Channel Capacity Upgrade (TCCU) project, subject to finalization of an environmental impact statement and business case assessment. Visiting the Port in Townsville today, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said that the port expansion has been identified in the Townsville […]

  • 23 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District is currently performing multiple tasks to address priority areas of concern and the damages to river structures that have accumulated during the nearly three years of high water. The district is using all available resources to include a combination of contractors, including one for emergency dredging. […]

  • 22 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging operations at the Murray Mouth, which began on January 9th, are in full swing and on track for completion this summer. The dredgers, currently operating in the Tauwitchere and Goolwa Channels, have so far removed over 417,000 cubic meters of sand. The Murray Mouth dredging project is designed to remove accumulated sand from the mouth and the two channels. The […]

  • 3 November 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District has proposed a project for maintenance dredging of the McGriff Channel at Suwannee River. The aim of the project is to restore the channel depth and width for safe and efficient navigation. The proposed dredging will take place at McGriff Pass (Wadley Pass), at the mouth of […]