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  • 11 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The NSW Government has awarded a $250,000 contract for more dredging work in Swansea Channel. Member of the NSW Upper House for the Hunter, Taylor Martin MLC, said that Sandpiper Dredging Pty Ltd won the contract following a tender by the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment – Crown Lands. “Sandpiper Dredging has just completed […]

  • 5 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    A Transport for NSW spokesperson has announced the completion of the Clarence River Erosion Management Plan which will result in a number of changes to waterways management on the river from 1 September 2015. “One of the key actions arising from the Regional Boating Plan process was the need to develop a state-wide evidence based […]

  • 12 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The New South Wales Government today announced an $8 million coastal dredging strategy, aimed at improving the state’s ports and harbors. “These waterways are the lifeblood of many communities and the NSW Liberal & Nationals Government is pleased to fund this essential dredging,” New South Wales Minister for Lands and Forestry, Paul Toole, said in […]

  • 29 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The NSW Roads and Maritime Services has just announced that Coffs Harbor, Inner Entrance dredging campaign is officially underway. The contractor, Dredging Solutions Pty Ltd. started the interim dredging of the harbor inner entrance on Monday, 26 August 2019. The dredging operation will involve the removal of up to 3,300 cubic meters of sand at […]

  • 6 January 2011

    For Ken Winning the NSW Government’s announcement that it had called for tenders to purchase a dredge to keep the Swansea Channel clear for… BY DAVID QUICK (lakesmail) [mappress] Source: lakesmail, January 7, 2011;

  • 13 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The entrance to the Coffs Harbor boat ramp will benefit from up to $95,000 in funding for dredging thanks to support from the NSW Liberals & Nationals Government. Member for Coffs Harbor Andrew Fraser said that under the ‘Rescuing our Waterways‘ program, Coffs Harbor City Council would oversee the dredging and match the funding dollar-for-dollar. […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Natural Resources, Lands and Water, Kevin Humphries and Minister for Roads and Freight Duncan Gay announced that the work is now underway on a $2.5 million dredging project to boost safety for boaters using Swansea Channel. Mr Humphries said the work would provide a more reliable navigation access through the channel to make […]

  • 2 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The NSW Department of Industry has just released this very interesting video update on the Eden Breakwater Wharf Extension Project. Dredging of the birth pocket and fabrication of the scour protection, conducted by the contractor Heron Construction Company Ltd., is currently underway. Environmental performance is better than expected, the department said in their announcement. The construction […]

  • 2 March 2011

    NSW Leader of The Nationals and Shadow Minister for Ports and Waterways Andrew Stoner and Nationals candidate for Port Macquarie Leslie… BY KATE DWYER (camdencourier) [mappress] Source: camdencourier, March 2, 2011

  • 28 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    A multi-disciplinary team led by University of New South Wales (UNSW) Sydney researchers is releasing the first large-scale summary of how their estuaries – and the 80 per cent of NSW residents living on them – will be impacted by climate change. According to UNSW, two out of three Australians and four out of five […]

  • 5 January 2012

    The NSW Government must play its role in an all-of-government response to coastal erosion at Old Bar, according to the Federal member for …   (manningrivertimes) [mappress] Source: manningrivertimes, January 5, 2012;

  • 22 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Jointly funded by the Australian Government, New South Wales Government and Bega Valley Shire Council, the $44 million Eden Breakwater Wharf Extension Project is progressing according to the schedule. The NSW Government reported recently that under the stage one, the installation of the scour protection is continuing well and is on track to be completed […]

  • 22 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Central Coast Council has resolved to work with the NSW Government on a long-term dredging plan for the maintenance of the navigation of Ettalong Channel. The resolution follows the recent announcement by the State Government of a $1.225 million funding commitment through the ‘Rescuing Our Waterways’ Program which Council must match dollar for dollar. […]

  • 26 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional Infrastructure and Services Andrew Stoner and Member for Port Macquarie Leslie Williams have announced a tender to improve the navigation of the Town Green Channel on the Hastings River. Mr Stoner said the tender for works included dredging and transferring up to 10,000 cubic metres of marine sand from […]

  • 21 September 2011

    Councils along the NSW coast have just received a $7.5 million windfall from the State government for coastal and estuary management … (manningrivertimes) [mappress] Source: manningrivertimes, September 21, 2011;

  • 14 January 2011

    The NSW Government today announced a further $1.4 million in funding to Sutherland Shire Council to remove sand from Port Hacking’s major… (paulmcleay) [mappress] Source: paulmcleay, January 14, 2011;

  • 9 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Parliamentary Secretary for the Hunter and Central Coast, Scot MacDonald, said today that the Swansea Channel maintenance dredging work is due to start next week. The main goal of this cleanup scheme is to reduce the size of a sand shoal that reformed in the navigation channel near the southern entrance to Swan Bay at the […]

  • 1 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Birdon Pty Lt of Port Macquarie, NSW, has successfully completed dredging operations in the Settlement Shores canals. The maintenance dredging of Settlement Shores Canals will ensure the canal system continues to be safe to access for the boating public. The Settlement Shores Plan was prepared in 2017 and identified dredging of the canal beds as […]

  • 17 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Envirostruct Services of Ascot, QLD, is about to begin maintenance dredging of the Southern Boat Harbor in Tweed Heads, New South Wales. According to the NSW Government, this maintenance dredging work will be conducted by the contractor around the commercial fishing fleet wharves on the Southern Boat Harbor, Terranora Inlet, Tweed Heads. The project is […]

  • 16 June 2011

    The new Liberal NSW Government has the opportunity to cut the $1.6 million bill in half to provide a sand dredge able to keep Swansea… BY DAVID QUICK (lakesmail) [mappress] Source: lakesmail, June 16, 2011

  • 9 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Works to protect the Wandobah Road area from future flood events are set to begin sometime next week, reports the Gunnedah Shire Council. According to the announcement, Gunnedah Shire Council resolved to accept a tender from Daracon Group to undertake works on the Blackjack Creek Flood Mitigation Project. The Council’s Manager Planning and Development Carolyn […]

  • 14 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    NSW Ports is set to undertake a major upgrade to facilities at Port Kembla to increase port and grain handling capacity. NSW Ports in conjunction with major Australian ASX listed logistics company Qube Holdings and commodities trader Noble Group, will jointly invest to upgrade the existing berth (Berth 103) to accommodate large bulk carriers up […]

  • 3 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Central Coast Mayor, Lisa Matthews, is calling out the politics being played on the waterways by the Parliamentary Secretary for the Central Coast and Member for Terrigal, Adam Crouch. “We waited five months for the NSW Government to approve a funding grant to support the Central Coast Council’s dredging program, an announcement that was made […]

  • 28 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Harrington Lagoon has always been a popular swimming area enjoyed by the locals and the many tourists that visit the area each year, and it is about to get a facelift. However, over recent years the lagoon has become very shallow as a result of infilling from windblown and tidal marine sands, which has severely […]

  • 22 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Vital dredging at the entrance channel of Cudgen Creek in Kingscliff, New South Wales, has been completed in time for the Christmas holidays, announced today member for Tweed Geoff Provest. According to Provest, the NSW Government invested over $345,000 to ensure the lower reaches of the creek are accessible to boaters during low tide. “Dredging the […]

  • 6 September 2011

    Sailors contemplating visiting Lake Macquarie near Newcastle in NSW should have less trouble transiting the shallow Swansea Channel in a … (mysailing) [mappress] Source: mysailing, September 6, 2011;