Mooloolaba De-Silting Works

 

CLIENT: SUNSHINE COAST REGIONAL COUNCIL

DATE OF COMPLETION: SEPTEMBER 2013

EQUIPMENT: - 8-TONNE EXCAVATOR EQUIPPED WITH CLAMSHELL

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WORK SCOPE:

  • Removal of 6984m3 of PASS spoil for the canals by means of mechanical dredging techniques;

  • Transfer of spoil from dredge site to discharge site using floating bins;

  • Discharge material from floating bins to sealed truck units;

  • Truck spoil from the discharge site and dispose of the material at Duck Holes creek landfill;

  • Treat the material with lime at the Duck Holes Land Fill site. 

 

 

 

 

 

Removal of Spoil

Equipment used:

  • Self-Propelled Barge

  • 7.8t excavator for excavation

  • Clam Shell Bucket

Notes:

  • The barge excavator combo sets itself into position using spuds and excavates the material using the clamshell bucket.

  • The spoil is placed into the floating bins and taken to the discharge location.

 

Discharge & Treatment of PASS

Equipment used:

  • 7.5t excavator for excavation

  • 14t excavator 

  • 10m3 Sealed Tip Trucks

Application: 

  • The excavator at the discharge location removed the spoil from the floating bin and placed it in a sealed truck. The truck then carted the wet material to the Duck Holes facility for processing;

  • Whilst still wet, lime is spread through the material and mixed thoroughly.