Newcomb Sand & Soil News & Projects

Easter Beach Foreshore Works

The team from Newcomb Sand and Soil were at the Eastern Beach foreshore spreading beach sand supplied and delivered from our sand pits in time for summer!  This work will take several days and involve several hundred tonnes of new sand being spread across the foreshore in front of the children’s pool. Read more

Moriac Pre-School New Water Pump and Creek Play Area

Recently Newcomb Sand and Soil donated river rocks to the Moriac Pre-School as part of the schools new Water Pump and Creek play area.  Families and staff have done a great job making the area look fantastic and by all accounts the children love climbing over the rocks to get to the creek and pump. ... Read more

Maribyrnong City Council – Supply of Turf Sand

Newcomb Sand and Soil has successfully tendered for the supply of Turf Sand for Maribyrnong City Council’s, 24 sports grounds which undergo annual renovations.  The contract commenced on the 21st September 2020 and is for a three year period to supply 1,500 cubic metres per annum. Read more

New UD Truck for Moolap Retail Site

The Moolap Retail site recently took delivery of a new UD Quon GW 26 460 tandem truck from CMV Truck and Bus based at Derrimut.  The body of the truck was built by Hercules Engineering at Kilsyth with a 17 cubic metre / 13 tonne capacity. Read more

No Rock Climbing

To ensure the safety of our customers we have recently erected signs at our Torquay site around our very popular rock products.  The signs are to remind our customers, young and old, that it is unsafe to climb over these piles and they should seek assistance from our friendly staff. Read more

ISUZU TRUCKS article – Digging Deep with Newcomb Sand and Soil

Newcomb Sand and Soil recently featured in the July 2020 edition of the Isuzu “Truck Power”.  Our Workshop and Moolap Retail Team are pictured in front of the Moolap Retail Isuzu Trucks.  To see the full story follow the link below. DIGGING DEEP WITH NEWCOMB SAND AND SOIL AND ISUZU TRUCKS     Read more

New Oberon High School – Armstrong Creek

Recently we have been supporting the development of the new Oberon High School being constructed at Batten Road, Armstrong Creek.  Newcomb Sand and Soil have been providing the sandy loam as the base layer of the areas to be grassed.  The new college will have an enrolment  of up to 1,100 students and is planned... Read more

Bricky Sand – Conditions of Supply

Date:   1st January 2020 Re: ALL BRICK SAND – Conditions of Supply.  The key properties of mortar are its durability and its ability to achieve the function of bonding with masonry units. Sand is the largest component of mortar and has a direct influence on all the properties of the mortar. AS 3700 Masonry Structures... Read more

Coriyule Road Works – City of Greater Geelong

Newcomb Sand and Soil have been assisting with the pipeline works being completed by City of Greater Geelong along the Coriyule Road.  NSS has been supplying crushed rock and screenings delivered to site and also from our Pt Henry bulk facility and in the photo provide one of our truck and trailers are unloading at... Read more

New UD Truck and Hercules Trailer

The Logisitcs Division recently took delivery of a new UD Quon GW 26 460 Truck from CMV Truck and Bus based at Derrimut and 3 axle trailer from Hercules Engineering at Kilsyth.  The body of the truck was also built by Hercules Engineering at Kilsyth with a 16 cubic metre / 13 tonne capacity. The... Read more

Prime Mover Article

Posted on Monday 6th, July 2020 Family-owned and operated business, Newcomb Sand and Soil Supplies, recently acquired a new Isuzu tipper. The NQR 87-190 AMT Tipper, with 8,700 kg gross vehicle mass (GVM) and 12,200 kg gross combination mass (GCM), is part of Isuzu’s pre-bodied Ready-to-Work range. The new unit enhances NSS’ fleet of 11... Read more

Ormond Road Works – CoGG

Newcomb Sand and Soil was contracted to provide crushed rock for the road base for the City of Greater Geelong road works at Ormond Road, East Geelong.  The large quantity of material was provided from our bulk facility at Point Henry.  A vital link from the eastern suburbs into central Geelong, the major road road... Read more

New Product – Cannon Ball Rocks

Newcomb Sand and Soil have recently taken delivery of Cannon Ball Rocks at out Torquay Site.  These eye catching granite type decorative rocks notable for their spherical shape look great in any garden setting.  For more information contact our Torquay Yard Manager, Lindsay Cole on 5248 2632 Read more

Firewood Online Ordering

If you require firewood delivered by the cubic metre use our online store for next day delivery.  All our wood is split and sized for wood burning fires or open fires or pizza ovens.  If you prefer your redgum firewood by the tonne or, require an urgent delivery then ring our Torquay or Moolap Retail... Read more

Redgum Firewood in Stock

Nothing provides comfort on cold winter nights like a roaring fireplace, with a soft, mellow blaze, as one contemplates the day and we have recently been supplied with large quantities of Redgum Firewood at both our Moolap and Torquay retail sites.  Although we cannot serve customers at these sites, our fleet of delivery trucks are... Read more

Galvin Park Reserve Redevelopment

Newcomb Sand and Soil has completed the supply of over 7,000 tonnes of Inverleigh Turf Sand for the $3.7 million Galvin Park Reserve redevelopment.  Wyndham City Council is upgrading the Galvin Park Reserve in Werribee which includes a new sporting pavilion, tennis courts, oval, walking paths and landscaping.  The redevelopment commenced in late 2018 with... Read more

Directbor Civil Works

During January Newcomb Sand and Soil completed the construction of a 14,000 square metre hard base for Directbors new yard in Corio using rubble sourced locally and our own recycled asphalt product.  Directbor is a very successful local company who provide a range of drilling and boring services. Read more

How to keep your lawns lush over summer

An interesting article by Jane Canaway appeared in the December edition of the RACV Royalauto magazine. Titled “How to keep your lawns lush over summer”, the article provided some interesting insights into maintaining your lawn during the dry Australian summer .  The full article can be found at https://www.racv.com.au/royalauto/living/at-home/summer-lawn-care.html.  An extract of the article is... Read more