Newcomb Sand & Soil News & Projects

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

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

Jetty North Estate – works on track

The Jetty North Estate civil works undertaken by Civil Force are on track and due for completion by January 2020.  Our Logistics team have been busy supporting Civil Force by delivering  material, transporting excess soil from site, as well as, plant hire services.  It is expected that over 10,000 tonnes of quarry material and sand... Read more

New UD Quon for Logistics Business

Our Logistics business recently took ownership of a new UD Quon Prime Mover.  The vehicle, pictured with one of our walking floor trailers, compliments our fleet of Volvo trucks and will be utilised for a range of operational activities including, City of Greater Geelong waste haulage services and Surf Coast Shire water cartage services. Read more

Tate Street Primary School

Newcomb Sand and Soil were pleased to support the Tate Street Primary School Trivia Night.  The night was a great success with over $6,000 raised to go to the purchase of the schools new shade sails. Read more

Recycled Products

Newcomb Sand and Soil have over 5,000 tonnes of recently crushed recycled concrete, brick and ashphalt available at our Torquay, Moolap and Pt Henry sites.  Affordably priced, these products cover a range of purposes.  Recycled concrete provides a solid base under pavers, decorative toppings or concrete slabs while, recycled asphalt and recycled bricks can be... Read more

Barwon Water

Newcomb Sand and Soil has successfully tendered for the Barwon Water and Barwon Asset Solutions maintenance services panel.  The contract is for a three year period and includes the supply of a wide range of products from sands and soil to quarry and recylced products, receival of clean fill and hydro-waste, as well as, services... Read more

Maddie Riewoldt Foundation

Newcomb Sand and Soil were pleased to donate quarry materials to Fairhaven Homes, who have constructed a house at Pt Cook which is to be auctioned with funds to go to the Maddie Riewoldt Foundation.  The charity, which raises money for research into Bone Marrow Failure Syndromes, is named in honour of Maddie Riewoldt, who died... Read more

Gabion Baskets

Newcomb Sand and Soil has recently started supplying Yarrabee Gabion Baskets at competitive prices in three standard sizes.  The Yarabee baskets are of the highest quality and use 5mm welded, hot dip galvanised steel mesh in a 50mm x 50mm grid. This provide 45% more steel than 75x75mm grid baskets which adds substantially to the... Read more