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  • 30 August 2012

    The dredger Port Frederick has been moved to the Coomera River to shift about 43,000 cubic metres of sand to Gold Coast beaches. Gary Baildon, the chairman of the Gold Coast Waterways Authority said that this dredging project at the Coomera River mouth will have wider benefits. “That is going to allow much larger boats […]

  • 19 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Queensland’s Coordinator General has approved the proposed $390 million Gold Coast International Marine Precinct project on the Coomera River, subject to the proponent meeting a number of stringent environmental and operational conditions. The proposal by Harbour Island Pty Ltd is to develop a 63.5 hectare site adjacent to the existing Gold Coast Marine Precinct in […]

  • 13 October 2011

    The State Government has unveiled four options designed to solve major sand problems on the southern Gold Coast…   By Kerrin Binnie (abc) [mappress] Source: abc, October 13, 2011;

  • 25 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The City of Gold Coast’s defenses against storm damage continue to be boosted with the construction of a new 205 meter seawall at Kurrawa Beach. “The $1.3 million project, adjacent to Kurrawa Park between Charles Avenue and Victoria Avenue, is part of our extensive seawalls program,” the City said in its announcement. In a positive […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Gold Coast has just announced that the Phase 2 of the Palm Beach Shoreline Project in now underway. According to the release, the City is constructing an artificial reef offshore from Nineteenth Avenue to enhance coastal protection at the Palm Beach. Phase 1 was completed in September 2017 and saw the successful […]

  • 13 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    In a Gold Coast tradition spanning 26 years, 35,000 cubic meters of sand is being dredged from Currumbin Creek to renourish southern Palm Beach. Last month, in the first stage of the beach nourishment program, 30,000 cubic meters of sand was dredged from Tallebudgera Creek and placed onto Burleigh Beach. Mayor Tom Tate inspected the […]

  • 21 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Neumann Contractors has completed dredging of the Currumbin Creek, removing approximately 40,000m³ of sand from the area. The works are an integral part of the Gold Coast City Council’s program to maintain and replenish the sand on Gold Coast beaches. The annual dredging program also helps mitigate flooding and improve the water quality in Currumbin Creek. Each […]

  • 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 May 2011

    The first step in opening the Broadwater to larger vessels should be completed by Christmas with work set to begin on removing 200,000 cubic… By Henry Tuttiett (goldcoast) [mappress] Source: goldcoast, May 3, 2011

  • 9 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    THE State Government yesterday announced a study will be under way by the end of the year to find a long-term solution for Kirra’s surf… Source: Gold Coast Bulletin, November 9, 2009;

  • 24 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Sembawang of Singapore – Global Project Underwriters will complete and publish an economic feasibility study to unequivocally prove a casino was necessary for the financial sustainability of its now withdrawn Wavebreak development in the Gold Coast’s Broadwater. Sembawang has cancelled its $4.9 billion mixed-use Wavebreak proposal – including a cruise ship terminal, casino, marine facilities, […]

  • 14 April 2011

    The State Government has pledged to continue to restore the Gold Coast’s iconic Kirra Beach to its former condition.   By Anne-Louise Brown (goldcoast) [mappress] Source: goldcoast, April 14, 2011  

  • 12 October 2011

    The Queensland government has moved a step closer in its bid to restore the Gold Coast’s Kirra Beach to its former glory…   By Miranda Forste (ninemsn) [mappress] Source: ninemsn, October 12, 2011;

  • 23 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Neumann Contractors have completed the Tallebudgera Creek dredging operations for 2016. This year, over 30,000 m³ of clean sand was dredged from the Tallebudgera Creek to replenish the Burleigh Beach areas. The sand was pumped overland and released in the southern end of Burleigh Beach, near the Burleigh Beach Pavilion and spread up to 350 […]

  • 8 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Mayor of the Gold Coast, Tom Tate, has welcomed the announcement by Keep Queensland Beautiful that Burleigh Heads has been named Queensland’s Cleanest Beach 2015. “City of Gold Coast works year round to maintain and protect our beaches, investing almost $20 million this year on managing and protecting our coast and waterways. Our Ocean […]

  • 5 May 2010

    HUNDREDS of cubic metres of sand will be dredged from the Gold Coast Seaway and dumped offshore from Surfers Paradise to fight beach erosion… [mappress] Source: goldcoast, May 5, 2010;

  • 15 April 2011

    Australian yachting legend Sir James Hardy says high-profile sailing events would be attracted to the Gold Coast if the Broadwater was… By Henry Tuttiett (goldcoast) [mappress] Source: goldcoast, April 15, 2011    

  • 18 October 2010

    A string of go-slow zones are set to be rolled out on the Broadwater and in nearby waterways, despite boaties saying common sense and … [mappress] Source: The Gold Coast Bulletin , October 18, 2010;

  • 21 April 2011

    The Seaway will finally be made safe for large boats entering and leaving the Gold Coast via open water when $2 million in dredging work…   By Lucy Ardern (goldcoast) [mappress] Source: goldcoast, April 21, 2011  

  • 4 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Gold Coast Waterways Authority said in their latest announcement that the dredging operations have started in the Coomera River, between Sovereign Islands and Sanctuary Cove. According to the notice, dredging work in the lower reaches of the Coomera River officially kicked off on Wednesday, 3 April 2019 and will continue for 10 weeks. “The […]

  • 21 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Beach maintenance works and a change in the weather and ocean swell are having a positive impact on the city’s beaches. Mayor Tom Tate said the hard work by Council maintenance crews had resulted in some obvious changes to Surfers Paradise beaches. “It’s a week to go before Easter holiday crowds arrive on the Gold […]

  • 26 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The second stage of the Cairns Shipping Development Project officially started today with the arrival of the backhoe dredger Woomera, which will soon begin clearing the hard clays from the Trinity Inlet. The 111m-long, German-built dredging vessel Balder R began its task on July 1 to open up the inlet for large cruise ships after […]

  • 9 May 2011

    A Gold Coast MP has called for the creation of a designated boat channel in the alley where a surfer was killed yesterday. Father-of-two Ric… By Marissa Calligeros (brisbanetimes) [mappress] Source: brisbanetimes, May 9, 2011;

  • 28 December 2009

    NEALE Hollier believes as much as $100 million each year floats past the Gold Coast and is buoying the economies of other towns and cities because of the state of the Broadwater… Source:goldcoast.com,December 29,2009 [mappress]

  • 5 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Around 600,000m3 of sand has been dredged from Tallebudgera Creek and placed onto Burleigh Beach in a pre-summer practice spanning 20 years, announced City of Gold Coast. That’s similar to the amount of sand moving through the entire Gold Coast system each year. City of Gold Coast is continuing this tradition by sending another 30,000m3 of […]