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  • 17 September 2013

    Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional Infrastructure and Services Andrew Stoner said that the Government is providing $360,000 to dredge the Swansea Channel this year. “The Swansea Channel is the marine gateway to Lake Macquarie, an outstanding recreational waterway that is loved by locals, tourists and boating enthusiasts alike,” Mr Stoner said. “Dredging in the […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay Plc (TLSB) has named China Harbor Engineering Company Ltd (CHEC) as its preferred bidder for a marine works package that will include the construction of the six mile lagoon wall in Swansea Bay. Further to the work program on the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon, CHEC will sign a Memorandum of Understanding […]

  • 16 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Member for Swansea, Yasmin Catley, is taking the fight for a permanent sand dredging in Swansea Channel to the New South Wales Parliament. The Labor MP will move a notice of motion calling on the state government to guarantee the channel will be navigable, safe and open for recreational use this summer. Swansea MP Yasmin […]

  • 4 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Yasmin Catley, Member for Swansea, NSW, is calling on the Berejiklian government to fund a permanent dredging solution the Swansea Channel after a yacht ran aground near Swan Bay on Wednesday. Marine Rescue Lake Macquarie was called out to the yacht to tow the vessel from the shoal to deeper water. The Marine Rescue crew […]

  • 7 June 2011

    Authorities should stop wasting money and delaying action on Swansea’s problematic navigation channel at Black Neds Bay, a Lake Macquarie… BY DAMON CRONSHAW (theherald) [mappress] Source: theherald, June 7, 2011  

  • 31 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional Infrastructure and Services Andrew Stoner has announced a call for tenders to dredge Swansea Channel. “Swansea Channel is the gateway to Lake Macquarie and dredging it will ensure it remains accessible,” Mr Stoner said. “We are hoping for work to get underway soon so the popular Channel is accessible […]

  • 2 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work to regenerate the historic Swansea Canal continues this month with a key element – the dredging of almost a mile of the waterway between Coed Gwilym Park in Clydach and Trebanos, the Canal and River Trust reports. “We are carrying out the dredging, scheduled to be completed in mid-January, together with the Swansea Canal […]

  • 8 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Yasmin Catley, Member for Swansea, said in her latest announcement that the Australian Labor Party (NSW Labor) will provide funding for a permanent dredging solution for the Swansea Channel. “This has been a long time coming and I was pleased to have my colleague, friend and Shadow Treasurer Ryan Park for Keira to announce the dredging solution,” said […]

  • 6 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Canal & River Trust announced today that the funding of over £320,000 has been confirmed to regenerate the historic Swansea Canal into a major visitor destination. The company’s department in Wales – the charity that cares for the canal – together with the Swansea Canal Society has secured Rural Community Development Funding (RCDF) with the support of […]

  • 26 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Member for Swansea Garry Edwards has welcomed today’s announcement from Minister Humphries (Natural Resources Land and Water) and Minister Gay (Roads and Freight) that the successful tender for the major dredging project of Swansea Channel has been awarded to Neumann Dredging Pty Ltd. “This announcement is the culmination of three years of consistent lobbying of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Swansea Channel dredging program has officially started. Roads and Maritime Services, a NSW Government agency delivering safe and efficient journeys throughout NSW, said that boaters are advised to keep clear of dredging work and exercise extreme caution in the Swansea Channel between Pelican Marina and “The Dropover” for about two months. The dredge barge […]

  • 14 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester was today at Triabunna to celebrate the completion of the $1.3 million Swansea Boat Ramp redevelopment project. According to the Minister, the boat ramp redevelopment was the final phase of the $1.55 million Lower East Coast Marine Infrastructure project. “This investment will boost economic growth in the region for many decades to […]

  • 28 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The New South Wales Government has announced a tender for dredging of the Swansea Channel in Lake Macquarie. According to the government, the dredging project will remove up to 100,000 cubic metres of sand from the channel. The project also includes pumping of material via pipes to Blacksmiths Beach and spreading of spoil along Blacksmiths […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Leading global companies Costain, Atkins, and Van Oord have reached agreements to partner with Tidal Lagoon Power Limited to design, build and deliver the world’s first tidal lagoon in Swansea Bay, Wales as the company prepares for formal consultation due to begin on Thursday 4 July. Costain is one of the UK’s leading Tier One […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Natural Resources Wales (NRW) is asking for people’s views on further information submitted by the company behind the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon. Tidal Lagoon (Swansea Bay) Plc project would see a 9.5 km long sea wall built in Swansea Bay, between the Rivers Tawe and Neath. This will generate electricity and house a visitor center […]

  • 7 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

                    CHEC in Race for Swansea Bay Project Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay Plc (TLSB) has named China Harbor Engineering Company Ltd (CHEC) as its preferred bidder for a marine works package that will include the construction of the six mile lagoon wall in Swansea Bay.   Busy Start […]

  • 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. […]

  • 5 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional Infrastructure and Services Andrew Stoner and Minister for Roads and Ports Duncan Gay today announced the NSW Government will provide $2.5 million for the long-term navigational dredging of Swansea Channel. “The NSW Liberal and Nationals Government is delivering on its promises and rebuilding regional infrastructure neglected by the former […]

  • 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;

  • 9 June 2011

    Former Swansea MP Robert Coombs yesterday defended his former Labor government, after it was accused of lying when it said before… BY DAMON CRONSHAW (theherald) [mappress] Source: theherald, June 9, 2011  

  • 12 March 2010
    Project & Tenders

    A sustained dredging program of the Swansea Channel over the 2009-10 summer means that boats should have no problems coming up the coast and getting into the lake… [mappress] source: Sail World, March 12, 2010

  • 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

  • 10 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The building of a tidal lagoon in Swansea Bay has been given planning consent by the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change. This is the first tidal lagoon project to be examined by the Planning Inspectorate. But before the lagoon becomes a reality, it is still subject to Contract for Difference (CfD) negotiations […]

  • 27 June 2011

    Former Swansea Labor MP Robert Coombs is back on the tools after losing his seat at the state election in March.   BY DAMON CRONSHAW (theherald) [mappress] Source: theherald, June 27, 2011