Newcomb Sand & Soil News & Projects

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

Bricky Sand – Conditions of Supply

Date:   1st January 20200 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

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

Sand and Stone Magazine

In this month’s Sand and Stone magazine there is an article on Newcomb Sand and Soil.  The article covers the companies history and current operations, as well as, the successful relationship with Komatsu and it’s local representative, Mr Geoff Killury.  The article is provided below. By Gavin Moreira on December 3, 2019 Geelong-based Newcomb Sand and Soil... Read more

Allanvale Pre-School Trivia Night

Newcomb Sand and Soil were pleased to support the Allanvale Pre-School Trivia Night.  The night is the schools major fundraiser for the year and it was a great success with many attending on the night. Read more

Geelong Animal Welfare Society

Newcomb Sand and Soil are pleased to continue our support of the Geelong Animal Welfare Society and the great work they do for our local community. Read more

Zoe’s Fight Gala Ball 2019

Newcomb Sand and Soil is proud to continue to support Zoe’s Fight Gala Ball which was held this year at Mt Duneed Estate on the 7th September.  The money raised amounted to $40,105 and will provide valuable funding for paediatric brain cancer research in memory of Zoe Stanley who lost her battle with brain cancer... Read more

New Front End Loader for Moolap Retail Site

The Moolap Retail site recently took delivery of a second hand Komatsu WA250 PZ-6 front end loader.  The new loader replaces a dated CAT loader and with a new two metre bucket is expected to provide more efficient service for our customers during our busy periods.  The loader compliments the smaller CAT 906H loader currently... Read more

Keen to plant natives?

An interesting article titled “Keen to plant natives?  Start with these seven” by Jane Canaway was posted on ABC Life in October.  From Eucalypts and Accacia’s through to Cooreas and Grevilleas, the article provides interesting general information on the variety of common natives available for the Australian gardener. The full article can be found at:... Read more

Sleepers

Newcomb Sand and Soil have just stocked up on a wide range of sleepers for your edging and other garden needs.  From 1.3 to 2.7  metre A Grade Jarrah railway sleepers through to treated pine, karri and redgum.  For more affordable options see our B and C Grade railway sleepers. Read more

Newcomb Football Club Juniors

Newcomb Football Club Juniors have completed a very successful season with 220 boys and girls competing from under 9’s through to under 19’s with the under 13’s and under 15’s making the grand final.  Newcomb Sand and Soil are proud sponsors of the juniors and wish to thank all those involved in managing and supporting... Read more

Bellarine Springs development

Newcomb Sand and Soil are pleased to have recently been engaged by Pinnacle Living to remove up to 5,000 cubic metres of soil from the latest stage of their Bellarine Spring Retirement Village development.  Bellarine Springs Retirement Village, is a premium independent retirement village for over 55’s located on 24 acres of beautiful gardens and... Read more

New Isuzu NQR Tipper for Moolap Site

Recently our Moolap retail yard took ownership of a new Isuzu NQR tipper.  The truck was modified to allow for split loads and additional loading capacity in time for the busy Spring period. Read more

Davis Creek Primary School

Newcomb Sand and Soil have been engaged by Landscape Plus to supply 4,500 tonnes of soil to the Davis Creek Primary School with deliveries to commence in early September.  The school which is currently under construction, is in the Tarneit, Wyndham Local Government area and is set to be opened by the start of 2020. Read more