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  • 21 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Federal Member for Farrer, Sussan Ley, yesterday joined with Griffith City Mayor, John Dal Broi, to inspect the site for $1.2 million in works to help protect the Yenda community from future major flooding events. Funded as part of a Commonwealth/NSW National Partnership Agreement on National Disaster Resilience, Griffith City will receive funding for two […]

  • 14 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The work is underway on a $1.4 million upgrade of Yamba’s commercial moorings under the NSW Government’s significant investment in regional coastal infrastructure. “The upgrade to infrastructure used by the Clarence River Fishermen’s Co-operative includes the replacement of structures that are at the end of their service life,” Clarence Nationals MP, Chris Gulaptis said. The concrete […]

  • 11 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Joint cooperation between the NSW Government and Coffs Harbour City Council is the only long-term option to deal with the problems caused by sand infilling the harbour, a report to Council has concluded. “Scientific studies have shown that the breakwaters and land reclamation associated with the harbour captures virtually all of the sand that used […]

  • 24 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The City of Newcastle Council has been directed to prepare its Coastal Management Program (CMP) for Stockton as an urgent matter of priority. Minister for Local Government Shelley Hancock said that the Council has been given until June 30 this year to complete its CMP to address the issue of erosion at Stockton Beach. “Last […]

  • 29 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The NSW Government has just released the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Western Harbor Tunnel which lays out the route for the project and how it will impact residents and the environment, Jamie Parker, the NSW Member of Parliament for the electorate of Balmain, announced today. It includes plans for: Tunneling under homes in […]

  • 24 January 2012

    Newcastle Port Corporation as part of its long term port planning is preparing an Environmental Assessment to gain development approval for the future dredging of shipping berths in the Port of Newcastle. A s part of the process, Newcastle Port Corporation is seeking community comment about the future dredging of the 10 vessel berths in […]

  • 15 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Newcastle City Council is carrying out sand nourishment work at Stockton Beach and repairs to the northern end of the Mitchell Street seawall and pedestrian beach access. According to the Council, the work is part of their ongoing commitment to protect the beach and mitigate potential damage caused by future storm events. University of […]

  • 19 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The dredge has arrived in Hawks Nest/Tea Gardens to commence the opening of the eastern channel of the lower Myall River. It will take a few days for the component parts of the dredge to be assembled and lowered into the water, reported the Great Lakes Council. “Excavation work commenced in mid-June on this long-awaited project with the […]

  • 10 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The construction of a sand transfer system is complete at Jimmys Beach near Hawks Nest, NSW, and the trial activities are now underway, MidCoast Council said in their today’s release.  The main goal of the project is to build a sand buffer onto the beach, preparing it for erosion during severe weather events, said the council. […]

  • 21 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Lands and Forestry, Paul Toole, recently joined Member for Myall Lakes, Stephen Bromhead, to announce almost $500,000 for dredging work at Wallis Lake and Manning River. Mr Bromhead said that the dredging projects will be funded under the NSW Government’s ‘Rescuing Our Waterways’ program. “This funding will help improve the accessibility, health and […]

  • 25 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Works to dredge a critical sand shoal in Swansea Channel will start in the first week of December to improve boating safety ahead of the Christmas holidays. The $666,000 contract awarded by the NSW Government will reduce shoaling that had reformed in the navigation channel between the southern entrance to Swan Bay and the drop […]

  • 23 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Soldiers Point Marina operator will pay $220.000 in fines and cleanup costs after the NSW Environment Protection Authority took action for illegal dredging which disturbed toxic sediment, EPA said in its latest release. EPA Regional Director North, Adam Gilligan, said that the timeliness of a tip off to the EPA’s Environment Line by a […]

  • 5 December 2011

    Swansea Channel dredging started today. The undertaking will be conducted by Sandpiper Dredging on behalf of the NSW Department of Primary Industries. The dredging is expected to last for three weeks and it will be accompanied by the activities that are to be carried out seven days a week. The removed sand will be placed […]

  • 7 March 2012

    Boaties in Lake Macquarie have stated that the Swansea Channel is still choked even though the NSW government has spent $300,000 on dredging activities, reports The Star. There are even claims that the channel’s depth is worse than it was before the government commenced dredging in December thus the boaties call for a long-term solution. […]

  • 7 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging of the Crowdy Harbor Boat Ramp facility is set to begin on 11 November, informs the MidCoast Council, NSW. In the release, the Council said that they will undertake the dredging of sand that has built up and is impacting the depth of all four boat ramps within the harbor. The removed sand will […]

  • 18 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Onsite activities for the planned dredging of the Harrington back channel will begin on Tuesday, 22 October, according to MidCoast Council. Dredging Solutions will undertake the work on behalf of the Council and the team will start mobilization of the dredge, pipeline and booster pumps via the Gordon Smith Reserve boat ramp in Harrington on […]

  • 26 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Roads and Maritime Services NSW has announced that dredging operations will be undertaken in Batemans Bay during October and November. As reported, the dredging will take place in the vicinity of the Clyde River Bar, Batemans Bay, from Monday, 7 October to Wednesday, 20 November 2019. Vessel operators should exercise caution in the vicinity […]

  • 14 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dredging has started at Ballina’s boat harbor and Fishery Creek to improve access for the commercial fishing fleet and recreational vessels. According to the NSW Government Department of Primary Industries, the $1.5 million contract was awarded to a Yamba company, National Dredging Services, with works now underway and expected to take around 10 weeks to complete. Stephen […]

  • 19 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Shellharbour City Mayor and former Lake Illawarra Estuary Committee Chair, Cr Marianne Saliba, has welcomed a $15,000 contribution towards funding a Lake Illawarra dredging study to improve boating access, Shellharbour City Council reported today.  The money is from the ‘Rescuing our Waterways’ program, with Shellharbour City Council providing matching funding to allow for $30,000 in […]

  • 26 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging operations at Harrington Back Channel have just passed the half way mark, with the beach renourishment phase of Manning Point Beach about to get underway, informs the MidCoast Council, NSW. As reported, Manning Point locals and visitors to the area will have noticed slurry being pumped onto the beach over the last few weeks […]

  • 13 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The City of Newcastle, NSW, has prepared a draft Coastal Management Program (CMP) for Stockton in partnership with the local community, and the plan is on public exhibition for a month. According to their official announcement, “City of Newcastle continues to work closely with our Stockton Community Liaison Group (SCLG), government agencies and members of […]

  • 1 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The NSW Government will share the cost with Tweed Shire Council for the preparation of an integrated environmental impact study for the construction of a seawall and sand nourishment at Kingscliff. Environment Minister Rob Stokes and Member for the Tweed, Geoff Provest, announced the $150,000 funding when they met with Tweed Shire Councillors and senior Council staff […]

  • 10 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Adam Crouch MP – Member for Terrigal has just released the following statement after a public meeting in Ettalong Beach, NSW, on applying for ‘Rescuing Our Waterways’ dredging funding. “The collective voice of our community was loud and clear at tonight’s meeting: Central Coast Council urgently must take action at Ettalong Channel, and apply for State funding […]

  • 7 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Central Coast Council – serving the Central Coast region of New South Wales, Australia – recently kicked off $2,807,000 of important coastal foreshore and rehabilitation works at the southern end of Avoca Beach. The works, funded by the NSW State Government, will improve the infrastructure and amenity of the area as well as to deliver […]

  • 31 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Bellingen Shire Council has received grant funding from the NSW Government through its Environmental Trust to stabilize 500 meters of eroding river bank and rehabilitate a priority erosion site on the Kalang River. The project site was identified as a priority for management in the ’Bellinger and Kalang River Estuaries Erosion Study 2010’, the council […]

  • 19 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Central Coast Council yesterday (Wednesday, 18 March 2020) released an update on dredging operations at the Entrance channel. According to the Council, the 2020 dredging program for the Entrance is well underway with technical surveys of the channel and the surrounding beaches completed in the past four weeks. “Central Coast Council acted quickly after […]