Maroochy Beach Nourishment 2016

Posted on 12/02/16

Maroochy Foreshore Replenishment Dredging 2016

Neumann Contractors have been contracted by the Sunshine Coast City Council to conduct additional beach nourishment works between Maroochydore SLSC and Alexandra Headland SLSC.  The works are an option from the contract for the previous 70,000m3 of material that was dredged in 2015. View Previous Works - Maroochy Foreshore Replenishment Dredging

Due to the Australian Surf Life Saving Championships being held at Maroochydore in late March/April 2016, there is the requirement to dredge an additional 20,000m3 of sand from the Maroochy River which will be used for beach nourishment on the beach areas.

The project will take several weeks to complete.

The Nu Endeavour is a 450mm Cutter Suction Dredge It is 34.78m long and has a maximum digging depth of 15m. It has a total power of 1,454KW (1,500hp) and has the capacity of pumping up to 650m3 of sand per hour up to a distance of 1,000m.

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