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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Canaipa Passage navigation channel has reopened. Dredging works to realign the channel have been completed in this important link between Brisbane and the Gold Coast. In March, long time local business Neumann Contractors was engaged to carry out dredging of the channel at the southern end of North Stradbroke Island near the Slipping Sands, […]

  • 20 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The international businessman behind the proposed $4.9 billion cruise ship and integrated residential, tourism, retail, casino and entertainment project proposed for Wavebreak Island has invited twice world champion surfer Mick Fanning to work with the him to ensure local surf breaks and the environment are protected. Sembawang of Singapore Global Project Underwriters’ President and CEO […]

  • 14 June 2012

    A pair of bills authored by Assemblymember Das Williams that will have a direct impact on Ventura County residents passed the Senate Transportation Committee. One of those bills will allow an extension in the length of bike racks on the front of Gold Coast Transit buses to accommodate three bikes, instead of two. The other […]

  • 26 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The cutter suction dredge ‘Nu Enterprise’ is about to begin annual dredging program for Tallebudgera Creek. This year an estimated 20,000m³ of clean sand will be dredged from Tallebudgera Creek and pumped up to 1.8km for beach nourishment. Neumann Contractors has undertaken the dredging works in Tallebudgera Creek for many years now, and the works are an […]

  • 29 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The entrance of the Tweed River in New South Wales, Australia, will be dredged over coming weeks to improve boating navigation for commercial and recreational vessels. “It is planned to remove about 21,000 cubic meters of sand. Thanks to the success of the Tweed River Entrance Sand Bypassing Project, this is a relatively small amount compared […]

  • 29 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The City of Gold Coast said in its latest announcement that one of their most vulnerable stretches of coastline will be given significant protection. The city yesterday awarded a contract for the construction of an $18.2 million artificial offshore reef to better project Palm Beach. Palm Beach has a narrow beach width which makes it […]

  • 13 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Queensland Government has concluded an assessment of proposals for a cruise ship terminal on the Southport Broadwater undertaken for the Gold Coast City Council. Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning, Jeff Seeney, said the preliminary assessment found it is possible for one of two proposed projects to proceed and it […]

  • 28 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Palaszczuk Government is funding research to help save Queensland’s iconic beaches from extreme weather events, the Queensland Government said in its latest announcement.  Innovation Minister Leeanne Enoch said that the funding is part of the $9.85 million awarded to 53 researchers under the Advance Queensland Research Fellowship and PhD Scholarship programs. “In any given […]

  • 18 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (June 12-18, 2017).   USPA and Novadeal Reach Agreement on Yuzhny Port Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) and Novadeal LTD (subsidiary of the DEME Group, Belgium) have reached an agreement for the maintenance dredging of the internal water area and the internal […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (September 16-22, 2019).   Van Oord and Shell Testing the Use of Biofuel Together with Shell, Van Oord is testing the use of biofuel on its fleet with the aim of achieving a 70% emission reduction by 2050 compared with […]

  • 17 January 2013

    The dredging project at the Broadwater near Wavebreak Island is getting a boost – a second dredger has been put there to work. Gold Coast City Marina shipyard manager Ryan Leigh-Smith said: “This will go a long way towards stopping boats from going straight past our front door. The Broadwater has been neglected for years. […]

  • 14 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (July 8-14, 2019).   Curtin Maritime Bags Crescent City Harbor Dredging Gig Curtin Maritime Corporation has been selected as the best bidder for the Crescent City Harbor maintenance dredging project in California.   Port Authority of Douala Expands Dredging Fleet […]

  • 11 March 2012

    Queensland’s 750,000 recreational fishers and boaties have been offered a new deal with the LNP committing to a $120 million package to build more boat ramps, artificial reefs, fishing pontoons and deepen channels over the next four years. LNP Leader Campbell Newman promised to fix Labor’s long neglect of marine infrastructure. “The LNP understands fishing […]

  • 9 August 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Dredging of the Broadwater near West Crab Island is expected to start today and the sand will be used to repair damage to Surfers Paradise beach. About 30,000 cubic metres of sand will be dumped on the beach thanks to the $1 million in dredging work, which is due to be completed in October. There […]

  • 20 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The City of Gold Coast’s ongoing commitment to protecting and managing the city’s iconic beaches has been given a further boost today, as the Council endorsed its Ocean Beaches Strategy. The new strategy, developed through widespread community consultation, sets out a clear framework for maintaining, protecting and enhancing the ocean beaches now and into the […]

  • 15 April 2012
    Vessels

    According to the Sunshine Coast Daily, a heavy duty dredge, Port Frederick, sailed into Mooloolaba harbour to begin its work dredging the dangerous sandbar at the Mooloolah River mouth. The dredge, from the Gold Coast, will start to pump sand off the bar as soon as its initial testing is completed. Member for Maroochydore Fiona […]

  • 2 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular videos from the past year.   VIDEO: Keeping Hamburg Port Dredged and Maintained Hamburg Port Authority has released this amazing dredging video named “Keep the Port on Depth” – XXL dredging ship in use.   VIDEO: Testing Holland Dredge Design’s New CSD Holland Dredge Design BV […]

  • 2 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Neumann Contractors have commenced dredge mobilization works in Currumbin Creek for 2015. The pipeline and booster pump will be set up over the next week and dredging will begin after the Queensland school holidays.  The sand removed from Currumbin creek will be used to replenish the beach on the southern end of Palm Beach. It is anticipated […]

  • 12 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The sand dredging operations on the Tweed River entrance – part of the New South Wales Government’s Tweed Sand Bypassing project – will get underway over the weekend, reports Echonetdaily. Tweed Sand Bypassing is a joint initiative of the New South Wales and Queensland State Governments. The project’s objectives are to establish and maintain a safe, navigable […]

  • 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 […]