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  • 18 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The City of Gold Coast took a major step in responding to Palm Beach’s significant erosion and storm surge challenges by releasing the Palm Beach Shoreline Project Feasibility Report. Engineering Services Committee chair, Councillor Daphne McDonald, said she was eager to see a solution that would provide adequate protection for the Palm Beach shoreline. “The […]

  • 11 April 2012

    As sunshinecoastdaily.com reports, a heavy duty dredge is expected to arrive at Mooloolaba on Friday to clear a dangerous build-up of sand at the Mooloolah River bar. The arrival of the barge will mean improved safety for boaties but a temporary halt to the sand replenishment program at Mooloolaba. “The beach replenishment needs to be […]

  • 12 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    More than 21,500 Queensland jobs will be supported by a record $23 billion investment in roads and transport infrastructure over the next four years, the Queensland Government announced yesterday.  Transport and Main Roads Minister, Mark Bailey, said that the Queensland Transport and Roads Investment Program (QTRIP) 2019-20 to 2022-23, released yesterday, would continue the Palaszczuk […]

  • 2 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Neumann Contractors Pty Ltd, a Gold Coast-based dredging  contractor, has just released a video about the recently completed Iluka Boat Harbor dredging project. This cleanup scheme included maintenance dredging operations with the main goal to remove the accumulated sediment from both the navigation channels and within the boat harbor. During the project, Neumann removed approximately 27,000 m³ […]

  • 18 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The annual sand dredging program at Tallebudgera Creek started last week with sand to be pumped onto Burleigh beach over the next five weeks. Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate said the work was is an integral part of the program to maintain and replenish sand on the city’s beaches ready for summer. “The dredge is […]

  • 28 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate has dismissed inaccurate reports about the City’s ‘inaction on beach replenishment’. Mayor Tate said public safety was the first priority and a plan for beach nourishment will begin as soon as weather conditions allow. “Creating safe beach access, re-establishing damaged lifeguard towers and reducing scarping is the first priority and […]

  • 1 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Cairns’ $127 million Shipping Development is one step closer to unlocking a tourism bonanza for the region with works now underway to deepen Trinity Inlet and make it ready for bigger vessels. Assistant Treasurer, Glenn Butcher MP, who visited the port last week, said that the 111m-long, German-built dredging ship Balder R began its task […]

  • 3 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The NSW Government’s Roads and Maritime Services has just announced that the Tweed River entrance dredging scheme is set to begin next week. This maintenance cleanup opeartions will be undertaken by the 49.5m shallow draught trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Port Frederick’. “These works will be undertaken between sunrise and sunset from Tuesday 10 January to Monday […]

  • 31 October 2013

    Mayor Tom Tate and Chairman of the Gold Coast Waterways Authority Gary Baildon unveiled plans for the $10.5 million third stage of the Broadwater Parklands. Cr Tate said the new parklands area would be world class and a significant Commonwealth Games legacy project. “The City has partnered with the Waterways Authority to deliver the next […]

  • 4 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Ramsgate Beach Nourishment Project in Botany Bay, NSW, has been completed on time and the Baths will be opened this weekend, local media reports.  The $770,000 project started in October and saw the Bayside Council moving 28,0000 cubic meters of sand from the spit near the Georges River 16ft Sailing Club at Sandringham to […]

  • 26 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Bayside Council (NSW) is undertaking a beach nourishment project to replace 28,000m³ of sand within Ramsgate Baths with sand sourced from Sandringham Bay, Dolls Point. According to the Council, machinery installed at Sandringham Bay is pumping sand along the Cook Park foreshore via a temporary pipeline where it will be used to repair the beach […]

  • 21 September 2012

    The international company behind the proposed $4.9 billion cruise ship terminal and associated development adjacent to Wavebreak Island in the Broadwater says it can create an even better break for surfers at what is known as TOS (The Other Side) on South Stradbroke Island. Sembawang of Singapore Global Project Underwriters’ President and CEO Ric Grosvenor, […]

  • 1 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Gold Coast’s response to damage from ex-tropical Cyclone Oma has been first-class, with Mayor Tom Tate praising officers for the $150,000 repair program at key oceanfront locations. The Queensland’s city faced severe erosion risks over a five-day period as the tropical low hovered offshore last month. Waves exceeding eight meters were recorded […]

  • 30 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    ASF Group Limited announced yesterday that their subsidiary ASF Consortium Pty has signed a co-operative development agreement with CCCC Guangzhou Dredging Co. Under the agreement, the two companies will work together on a number of international projects, including the Gold Coast Integrated Resort (GCIR) project. Subject to further execution of this agreement, ASFC and Guangzhou Dredging will […]

  • 1 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Neumann Equipment, a subsidiary of Neumann Contractors, has recently acquired the intellectual property of Rockcrush IP including the rights to manufacture and sell all of the former Rockcrush Dredge, Winch and Cable Handling range of equipment. The Rockcrush Dredger range has been specifically developed to meet the requirements of the mining industry. These dredgers operate under very […]

  • 14 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Warrnambool City Council, Victoria, said in their latest release that they will seek funding to dredge the Port of Warrnambool to create a safer environment for boat users. At its September meeting, the council endorsed a proposal to develop a plan to dredge Lady Bay and dispose of the dredging spoil near the shore several […]

  • 19 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The international company behind the proposed $4.9 billion cruise ship and integrated tourism, residential and casino proposal near Wavebreak Island in the Southport Broadwater says it can complete the required dredging to enable cruise ship access within four weeks. President and CEO of Sembawang of Singapore – Global Project Underwriters Limited, Ric Grosvenor, said the […]

  • 1 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    As we enter the New Year, Dredging Today is bringing you a recap of the most popular stories from 2017.   Boskalis Part of Dover Western Docks Revival Project The first stage of the Port of Dover’s flagship Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development project is now officially underway. The port recently appointed this £115 million […]

  • 6 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (February 29 – March 6, 2016).    Future Dredging Technologies Discussed in Moscow Future dredging technologies will be based on robotization and intellectualization, according to Mikhail Chemodanov, Technical Director of Nonius Engineering.   VIDEO: Neumann’s CSD Nu Discovery in Iluka […]

  • 16 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Moreton Bay Regional Council’s contractor, Slurry Systems Pty Ltd, has officially kicked off their first sand back-passing campaign on Woorim Beach, Queensland, Australia.  A target volume of 10.000m³ of sand will be captured at the Benalong Street site and pumped to one of the outlet sites located along Rickman Parade in Woorim. “It is anticipated […]

  • 17 October 2012

    A special budget committee meeting of Council has endorsed the development of a concept design for a future Shoreline Project at Palm Beach. The committee endorsed $1.2 million being allocated to complete the concept design and commence community engagement activities. Mayor Tom Tate said the project would improve the resilience of Palm Beach against the […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The EuDA-CEDA joint workshop will take place as part of the European Climate Change Adaptation Conference (ECCA) 2015 to be held 12th – 14th May 2015 in Copenhagen, Denmark. The European Climate Change Adaptation Conference (ECCA) 2015 is the second of its kind, following the first ECCA held in Hamburg 2013 which was attended by more […]

  • 2 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    More than 900 people have had their say on the City’s draft Ocean Beaches Strategy 2013-2023, but there are only a few days remaining until the community consultation closes on Monday 6 May. The survey period has been extended to give the public a chance to visit Burleigh Heads on Saturday for discussions with Council […]

  • 19 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging vessel Balder R, owned by the Danish company Rohde Nielsen, is getting ready to start work on the $127 million Cairns Shipping Development project. Commenting the latest news, Member for Cairns, Michael Healy, said that the 111m-long German-built dredger would be tasked to open up Trinity Inlet for large cruise ships after a successful […]

  • 30 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    A new $2 million Queensland Government program will aim to reduce the amount of sediment washing off building and construction sites and flowing into the Great Barrier Reef and Moreton Bay. Environment Minister Dr Steven Miles said that the Palaszczuk Government has provided funding to deliver a four-year urban development erosion and sediment control program […]

  • 17 January 2013

    A leading coastal scientist has warned that some of the world’s best known beach resorts may not survive projected sea level rises and that problems caused by changing sea levels are compounded by a lack of political will and short-term coastal management initiatives. Professor Andrew Cooper, Professor of Coastal Studies in the School of Environmental […]