Search results for: GCWA

24 results

A list of search results

  • 8 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA) is pushing ahead with dredging works on the Gold Coast, ensuring vital transport links remain open for the city’s marine industries. “Dredging is starting in the West Crab Island Channel in the section from the Ephraim Island bridge down to the intersection with the North Channel,” CEO Hal Morris […]

  • 26 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    A landmark study into the light sensitivity of Gold Coast seagrass meadows has pinpointed how much light these vital sea life breeding and feeding grounds need to grow and thrive, Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA) reports. The study, undertaken by Griffith University on behalf of GCWA, looked at the impacts of light levels on growth […]

  • 30 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A multi-million dollar dredging program and sediment management facility is set to support tourism, jobs and businesses in the Gold Coast Marine Industry Precinct by improving navigational access to the Coomera River, the Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA) said in its latest announcement.  Minister for Transport and Main Roads, Mark Bailey, said that the GCWA’s […]

  • 14 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA) has just announced that the Broadwater dredging scheme is finally completed. “There is no dredging planned for 2017/18 for the Broadwater,” the Authority said in its announcement. “This is because we have just completed 18 months of dredging within the Broadwater, with a spend of $5.3 million, we are […]

  • 19 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Gold Coast’s Sand Bypass System is about to receive a new lease of life with work underway on upgrading its high voltage switch gear. “We’ll invest about $1.9 million in upgrade works over the next 12 months,” said Gold Coast Waterways Authority in their latest release. The upgrade is expected to generate about 20 […]

  • 22 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (December 16 – 22, 2018).   Jan De Nul Completes Liepaja Port Dredging Jan De Nul Group has successfully completed the capital dredging works for the improvement of Liepaja Port in Latvia.   Van Oord Wins Eforie Coastal Protection Contract […]

  • 20 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Boaties have received an early Christmas present with dredging work in the South Wave Break Island channel on the Gold Coast being finished sooner than originally planned, the Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA) reports.  “Dredging works started on 22 November and were originally due to finish on 20 December however, the works finished early on […]

  • 3 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Sand Bypass System Jetty upgrade project is progressing well, with the first girder installed this week, the Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA) reports.  According to GCWA, a major upgrade to the Gold Coast’s Sand Bypass System jetty will ensure sand continues to be pumped northward keeping the Seaway open for the recreation, tourism and […]

  • 15 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Works contributing to safe and navigable access to the South Wave Break Island channel in the Broadwater are set to begin today, Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA) reports. GCWA CEO, Hal Morris, has confirmed that a local dredging contractor will start setting up on site and will kick off dredging on 25 November, with work […]

  • 8 November 2019
    Business & Finance

     Synergy Resource Management were contracted recently by the Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA) to design, construct, operate and maintain the proposed Coomera Dredge Sediment Management Facility (CDSMF). The facility contains a 6-hectare settling pond and a 2-hectare area where the sediment will be dried out before being available for reuse as topsoil or non-structural […]

  • 19 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    A major dredging scheme has been successfully completed in the Coomera River, supporting safe and navigable waterways access for the Gold Coast’s multi-billion-dollar recreation, tourism and marine industries, the Gold Coast Waterways Authority announced today. The campaign was made possible by the completion of the Gold Coast Waterways Authority’s Coomera Dredged Sediment Management Facility earlier […]

  • 31 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Queensland Government is about to invest almost $20 million in Gold Coast waterways over the next 12 months. This announcement was made today by the Transport and Main Roads Minister Mark Bailey. According to him, completing dredging of the Coomera River to unlock superyacht access to the Gold Coast Marine Industry precinct, and a […]

  • 2 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    A dredging campaign in the Coomera River supporting safe and navigable waterways access for the Gold Coast’s multi-billion dollar tourism and marine industries has passed the half-way mark. The Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA) said that dredging of an 8 kilometer stretch of the river from Shipper Drive at Coomera to the river mouth near […]

  • 13 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Research into the impacts of wild weather and climate change on the Queensland’s Gold Coast is being stepped up with the launch of a bright yellow monitoring buoy nicknamed Big Bird, the Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA) said in its latest release.  According to GCWA, Big Bird’s launch formally marks the establishment of the Coastal […]

  • 21 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A pilot solar-powered, renewable energy system will be used to help power the Gold Coast’s Seaway Sand Bypass System, reducing carbon emissions and driving down operational costs. Design work is underway on a 100-kilowatt solar photovoltaic array to be installed at the Sand Bypass System at The Spit. The Sand Bypass System transports 500,000 cubic […]

  • 5 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (December 31, 2018 – January 6, 2019).   GLDD Bags Corpus Christi Dredging Project Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has announced the receipt of a $93 million contract award for the Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project.   Canaipa […]

  • 3 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Canaipa Passage dredging project has been completed in time for the busy summer season, reports the Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA). GCWA invested $500,000 to maintain safe navigational access to the important link between Moreton Bay and the Gold Coast. They also added that the dredging will provide a depth of -2.5m LAT (Lowest […]

  • 3 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

     Synergy Resource Management yesterday released a very interesting video about the progress on the Coomera Dredge Sediment Management Facility and its earthworks, construction, dredging and sediment processing operations.  For many years, the Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA), City of Gold Coast Council (CoGC), developers and managers of estates situated along Coomera River and nearby waterways and […]

  • 19 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Gold Coast boaties will soon benefit from the next round of dredging in the Broadwater, with the Palaszczuk Government progressing works in the area. According to the Queensland Government, Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA) has awarded the contract for the Labrador Channel and North Channel dredging project to local Gold Coast company Neumann Contractors Pty […]

  • 11 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The contract for the construction of a $3 million Coomera dredge facility, aimed to boost the multi-million dollar marine industry in the area, has been awarded to a Gold Coast based company. Acting Ports Minister, Steven Miles, said that the contract to construct the Coomera Regional Dredged Sediment Management Facility (CRDSMF) had been awarded to […]

  • 13 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    A significant project for the Gold Coast’s multi-million dollar marine industry is about to begin, Queensland Government said in its latest announcement. Minister for Ports, Mark Bailey, today announced $3 million funding towards the construction of the Coomera Dredged Sediment Management Facility. The facility has been planned and developed by the Gold Coast Waterways Authority […]

  • 29 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA) has just released a video about their dredging plans and activities, named ‘Maintaining Navigational Access in the Gold Coast Waterways’. This video shows a brief introduction by the Gold Coast Waterways Authority to dredging activities undertaken to maintain access throughout the navigation network, which includes 31 channels with a […]

  • 23 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    GCWA’s (Gold Coast Waterways Authority) Coomera Dredged Sediment Management Facility project has begun with the community and industry consultation currently underway. For many years, GCWA, City of Gold Coast Council (CoGC), local industry and private riverfront/canal estates on the Coomera River have been searching for a cost effective and environmentally sound solution for disposal of […]

  • 29 August 2012

    The Newman Government is removing red tape and sand as part of its election commitment to reinvigorate the Gold Coast’s waterways. Premier Campbell Newman outlined the final boundaries for the Gold Coast Waterway Authority while announcing a new $1.8 million dredging program for the mouth of the Coomera River to help the Gold Coast City […]