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  • 17 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The SA Department for Environment and Water continues sand movement works from the Semaphore South breakwater and the beach between the Semaphore and Largs Bay jetties, to West Beach and Henley Beach South. According to the City of Port Adelaide Enfield latest update, sand will continue to be moved from Semaphore South this week, then […]

  • 3 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Construction continues to progress on the $60 million South East Flows Restoration Project (SEFRP) to reduce salinity in the Coorong, improve water flows to upper South East wetlands and reduce drainage outfall at Kingston. Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, Anne Ruston and SA Minister for Water and the River Murray, Ian Hunter said […]

  • 7 March 2012

    The proposed deep sea port facility for Port Bonython has been declared a major development. Infrastructure Minister Patrick Conlon said a rigorous environmental assessment process could now formally commence to progress a proposal to construct a privately funded, bulk commodities deep sea port facility at Port Bonython. “This proposal aims to further cement South Australia’s […]

  • 4 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Marshall Liberal Government will secure South Australia’s vulnerable coastline through a $52.4 million commitment in the 2019-20 State Budget to address the devastating erosion along its shoreline. According to the Premier Steven Marshall, this significant package includes $48.4 million allocated to the metropolitan coast consisting of $20 million for additional sand, including approximately 500,000m³ […]

  • 9 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The SA Department for Environment and Water has just announced that sand movement from Semaphore to West Beach will restart tomorrow (10 March). This is part of ongoing beach replenishment by the State Government. As sand along Adelaide’s coast naturally moves northward via wind and waves, it causes a build-up on northern beaches such as […]

  • 9 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Kingston District Council staff are currently assembling pipework and finalizing last minute preparations for dredging works to start at the Cape Jaffa Marina. The council and Cape Jaffa Development Company recently bought a $3 million cutter suction dredger from Dutch shipbuilder Damen. The new CSD was transported from the Netherlands to Port Adelaide in seven shipping containers before assembling […]

  • 27 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Kingston District Council, South Australia, has agreed to dispose of its original cutter suction dredger following a unanimous decision at their September meeting. In making this decision, Mayor Kay Rasheed said that “it simply came down to the fact that the vessel is no longer able to be effectively utilized.” Given the significant increase […]

  • 6 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Murray Mouth will be closed to boating traffic for up to three weeks as dredging to remove excess sand resumes. Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources’ Manager Water Resource Operations, Jarrod Eaton said the closure would be effective from today. “Dredging was interrupted late last week due to a mechanical issue with the […]

  • 16 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of South Australia’s Department for Environment and Water said in its latest release that the regional and outer metropolitan councils can now apply for funding to repair, conserve and enhance SA coastline.  The grants, known as the Regional Coast Protection Fund, will provide $4 million funding over four years to help regional and […]

  • 29 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Kingston District Council, South Australia, said in their latest release that they have been successful in receiving grant funding from the Coast Protection Board to implement strategies to minimize erosion risk in vulnerable areas at Wyomi Beach. This funding had originally been sourced for the installation and extension of sandbags to both ends of the […]

  • 15 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of South Australia’s Department for Environment and Water said in its latest release that immediate works to address erosion at Adelaide’s West Beach are continuing this week with new sand placement operations. Sand will be relocated from Semaphore South breakwater to West Beach to build up the area’s dunes to address the ongoing erosion. Coastal […]

  • 14 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The SA Water, owned by the Government of South Australia and focused on providing essential services that support growth and economic development throughout the state, has just released an aerial photo of the Murray Mouth dredging operations near Goolwa Channel. Dredging at the Murray Mouth began on 9 January 2015 to maintain connectivity (exchange of water) between the river and […]

  • 25 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    One of South Australia’s largest port operators, the Flinders Ports has applied to the State Planning Commission to widen the existing shipping channel at the Outer Harbor, Adelaide. The project involves widening the Outer Harbor Channel by approximately 40 meters for a distance of 7 kilometers. This will require dredging approximately 1.55 million cubic meters of material […]

  • 5 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Kingston District Council, South Australia, has just released the latest update on their Maria Creek boat ramp upgrade and dredging scheme, saying that over the past few weeks there has been some positive progress at the Maria Creek Recreation Boat Launching Facility. According to the announcement, more than 10,000 cubic meters of seagrass were removed […]

  • 15 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Kingston District Council, South Australia, has just released the latest update on the Cape Jaffa and Maria Creek dredging scheme, saying that their dredger is now working outside of the Cape Jaffa Marina main entrance and will head northward for about 30m to 40m. Shortly, the dredger will move back into the Marina and position […]

  • 24 February 2012

    The Liberal Opposition is calling on the Weatherill Labor Government to immediately start dredging the narrows between Lake Alexandrina and Lake Albert to ensure the work is completed before the high flows coming down the Darling System reach the Lower Lakes. The Liberal Opposition has been told by the NSW Department for Water that it […]

  • 9 August 2012

    Planning Minister John Rau today released guidelines for the Environmental Impact Statement to be undertaken on the proposed deep sea port facility at Port Bonython. Mr Rau said the EIS for the $600-700 million proposed facility could take up to 18 months, and would work to ensure the project meets all the requirements prior to […]

  • 27 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Cape Jaffa Marina is now in the second week of the facility closure and works are progressing as scheduled towards the placement of the submersible discharge pipe, the Kingston District Council announced today. According to the update, there are currently no anticipated delays, with works still aiming to be completed for Easter. The Council and […]

  • 18 December 2019
    Business & Finance

     Communikate et al, an Australian integrated marketing communications consultancy, has just released this very interesting video about the Port Adelaide dredging program, named Flinders Ports – Dredging Project 2019. The shipping channel at Outer Harbor, Port Adelaide, is a busy hub that sees hundreds of trade and cruise vessels come and go each year, […]

  • 22 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of South Australia is currently placing sand to Adelaide’s West Beach and Henley Beach South from the Semaphore South breakwater to address ongoing erosion of the dunes, the City of Port Adelaide Enfield informs.  According to the city’s latest release, “the aim is to steadily supply sand and replenish erosion at affected beaches […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port Hughes Boat Ramp dredging program will be undertaken from 26th to 29th August 2014, according to coppercoast.sa.gov.au. This area will still be operational during the project, but users should allow additional time for delays or consider using the launching facility at Wallaroo. The Port Hughes Boat Ramp is located at the township of Port Hughes, approximately […]

  • 10 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Annual sand recycling is underway with sand being pumped to replenish beaches from Glenelg to Kingston Park in Adelaide, the Government of South Australia reports.  About 100,000 cubic meters (or 40 Olympic-sized swimming pools) of sand will be recycled from Glenelg to replenish the beaches between Kingston Park and Somerton Park until November 2019. Department […]

  • 15 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Works have begun on ten priority wetland sites with the aim of improving the River Murray’s riverine health. Fulton Hogan has been awarded the contract for works at the sites, which cover a total of 6,974 hectares of floodplain spanning 440 kilometers of the River Murray. The works will reintroduce more natural wetting and drying […]

  • 9 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging operations are beginning today at the Murray Mouth in order to maintain connectivity between the river and the Southern Ocean. A dredging contractor has been engaged to undertake the work and during the past two weeks has been mobilizing in preparation for dredging. Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources Water Resource Operations manager Jarrod […]

  • 5 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Urgent sand replenishment works are now underway to restore the beach near Rockingham Street at West Beach, the City of Charles Sturt, SA, informs.  Recent weather conditions including high tides and winds have escalated erosion of the dunes at the location, prompting the South Australian Government Coastal Protection Board to begin an immediate replenishment program. […]

  • 11 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of South Australia has just released an update on the West Beach and Henley Beach South coastal protection scheme, saying that the sand placement operations started recently and will now continue into spring to build up the dunes in these areas. Adding sand to the foreshore at West Beach is important because it […]