Principal: Gold Coast Waterways Authority & Gold Coast City Council
Location: Gold Coast
Contract Value: approx. $1,600,000
Completion Date: January 2016
The Broadwater Parklands Stage 3 is a continuation the master plan vision for the Broadwater Parklands, with the reclamation of additional land to the north of Gold Coast Aquatic Centre at Southport.
The dredging works involved the maintenance dredging of approximately 100,000m3 from the Labrador Channel, Ray Newlyn Channel, Howards Access Channel, Loders Creek and basin area.
The reclamation works involved the placement of approximately 100,000m3 of sand to reclaim almost 3ha of land to be used in the Broadwater Parklands Stage 3 area.
The dredging operation involved the use of the cutter suction dredges, Nu-Compact and Nu-Enterprise.
The Nu-Compact, a 300mm Cutter Suction Dredge
The Nu-Enterprise, a 250mm Cutter Suction Dredge