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  • 21 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV has been engaged by the City of Gold Coast to carry out the design of beach nourishment works at the iconic Palm Beach. This project forms part of the largest offshore dredging and beach nourishment project in the city’s history, reported Royal HaskoningDHV. The Gold Coast Beach Nourishment Project (GCBNP) will increase the […]

  • 17 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Queensland Ports Minister Mark Bailey has requested an independent review into plans to dredge a Gold Coast channel. Mr Bailey has held talks with the Gold Coast Waterways Authority and the Australian Live-aboard Association on plans to dredge the Labrador Channel and change mooring arrangements for boat residents. “I want to make sure that all […]

  • 5 March 2014

    Gold Coast residents will get improved access to local waterways with the finalisation of the 10-year Waterways Management Strategy. Transport and Main Roads Minister Scott Emerson said the final strategy is the largest overhaul of Gold Coast waterways in 30 years. “Following several months of community consultation, the strategy has been finalised and ensures Gold […]

  • 28 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    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 marine industries. The Gold Coast Waterways Authority is investing about $3.35 million in the project which will enable critical maintenance works to be carried out effectively and […]

  • 28 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Gold Coast City Council recently announced that the Broadwater Parklands Stage 3 is now officially opened to the public. Stage 3 continues the master plan vision for Broadwater Parklands, with the addition of 3.5 hectares of land to the north of the Gold Coast Aquatic Center at Southport. Neumann Contractors were engaged by the Gold […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of Gold Coast just announced that the biggest offshore dredging program in the city’s history will start today, shifting millions of cubic meters of sand onto the beaches. The 111-meter Balder R hopper dredger, owned by Danish company Rohde Nielsen, will spend 16 weeks working along Palm Beach and the coastal strip from Miami […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 April 2010

    MILLIONS of dollars in State Government funding for dredging is needed to save the Gold Coast’s popular bar crossings from dire straits which could result in loss of life… [mappress] Source:goldcoast,April 12,2010;

  • 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 […]

  • 15 July 2010

    Hopes for a new and strong Gold Coast waterways board would be assembled to handle botched Broadwater have been ruined when the Bligh … By Christine-Jared-Perrin [mappress] Source: au.ibtimes, July 16, 2010;

  • 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 […]

  • 7 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    About 110,000 cubic metres of sand will be dredged from the Tweed River entrance to maintain a clear channel for safer boating starting next week, Transport for NSW reports. Member for Tweed Geoff Provest said that the dredging of one of the most dynamic channels in Australia has happened annually since 2001 as a joint […]

  • 16 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The City of Gold Coast is spending $20,000 a day on beach maintenance in response to recent weather events. Announcing the figure, Mayor Tom Tate said the daily costs meant the city had spent an estimated $500,000 on beach maintenance since the Australia Day weekend. “While safety has been our first priority, maintenance crews have […]

  • 29 July 2013

    The first of hundreds of massive boulders will be moved into place at Kirra Point groyne today. Mayor Tom Tate said the work, to reinstate 30 metres of Kirra groyne that was removed in 1996, marks a significant milestone for one of the Gold Coast’s most iconic surf beaches. “The local surfing community asked City […]

  • 1 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The City of Gold Coast is spending $20,000 a day on beach maintenance in response to recent weather events. Announcing the figure today, Mayor Tom Tate said the daily costs meant the city had spent an estimated $500,000 on beach maintenance since the Australia Day weekend. “While safety has been our first priority, maintenance crews […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Gold Coast City Council recently completed another season of the Tallebudgera Creek dredging and Burleigh Beach Nourishment operations. These works were performed under the City’s 4-6 year contract with a Queensland-based dredging contractor which includes dredging and beach nourishment works at both Tallebudgera and Currumbin creeks. The works are an integral part of the Gold Coast […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Queensland’s City of Gold Coast multi-million dollar commitment to its beaches has paid off, with new figures from the Ocean Beaches Strategy mid-life review revealing favorable progress in protecting the coastline, the city said in its latest release.  Commenting the latest achievement, Mayor Tom Tate, said: “Our Ocean Beaches Strategy is now past halfway […]

  • 11 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The annual Tallebudgera and Currumbin Creek dredging campaigns will again occur during the winter and spring months, informs the City of Gold Coast. As they reported, the city allocates more than $1 million for these dredging works which are conducted for the purpose of sand nourishment at adjacent beaches. Sand nourishment is an integral part […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 July 2010

    The marine industry and the State Government are days away from striking a deal that will reform the waterway authority and bring an end to the mismanagement of the Broadwater. Marine Queensland general manager Don Jones said the Gold Coast City Council and the Department of Transport had signed up to the deal that would […]

  • 12 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Strong investment in boating infrastructure, an international symposium and a review of waterway speed limits are all part of the Newman Government’s 10-year Gold Coast waterways strategy. Transport and Main Roads Minister Scott Emerson and Member for Broadwater Verity Barton released the draft Waterways Management Strategy for community consideration. “Making better use of the Gold […]

  • 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 […]