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  • 1 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Peak ports industry body, Ports Australia, has just released its Code of Practice for Dredging and Dredged Material Management. Chairman of Ports Australia and CEO of Flinders Ports, Vincent Tremaine, said that the Code was developed to demonstrate to the community and other stakeholders that Australia’s ports community is at the leading edge of capital and maintenance dredging management. “The […]

  • 27 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Australia’s largest environment groups have joined forces to fight the planned dumping of dredge waste in Great Barrier Reef waters. The chief executive officers from WWF-Australia, the Australian Marine Conservation Society, Australian Conservation Foundation, Greenpeace Australia Pacific, Get Up!, and the Humane Society International-Australia have sent a joint letter to the Great Barrier Reef Marine […]

  • 19 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Protection Authority has released South Australia’s State of the Environment Report, making a number of recommendations to help safeguard South Australia’s environment, with a strong focus on preparing for a changing climate. The Environment Protection Act 1993 requires the Environment Protection Authority to publish a report on the state of the South Australian environment at […]

  • 22 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Woodside’s Pluto LNG Project has received Australia’s highest honour in engineering, the Sir William Hudson Award presented by Snowy Hydro Ltd. The award was conferred at the 2012 Australian Engineering Excellence Awards; an annual event held in the Great Hall of Parliament House, Canberra. Located at Karratha, Western Australia, the project pipes natural gas from […]

  • 26 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Australian based remote data acquisition specialist Fastwave has recently received orders for over fifty OceanStar telemetered marine environmental monitoring systems. Most of the systems are to be deployed as part of the broader marine environmental management program being implemented in support of Chevron Australia’s Wheatstone offshore LNG project. The multi-award winning OceanStar system enables real-time […]

  • 5 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    WWF-Australia welcomed the appointment of Mark Butler MP as Australia’s new Minister for Climate Change and Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Water. The conservation organisation nominated a redoubling of efforts to ensure the Great Barrier Reef is not listed as “World Heritage in Danger” and stronger pollution reduction targets to tackle climate change as […]

  • 13 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    “Dredging and Reclamation Australia 2013″ is scheduled for 25 – 26 September, 2013, in Stamford Hotel Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. The Dredging and Reclamation conference has been developed as a value creation forum where knowledge, new ideas, best practice and real world learning experiences can be shared amongst other dredging professionals. Providing key case studies from […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    “Dredging and Reclamation Australia 2013″ is scheduled for 25 – 26 September, 2013, in Stamford Hotel Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. The Dredging and Reclamation conference has been developed as a value creation forum where knowledge, new ideas, best practice and real world learning experiences can be shared amongst other dredging professionals. Providing key case studies from […]

  • 26 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    “Dredging and Reclamation Australia 2013” is scheduled for 25 – 26 September, 2013, in Stamford Hotel Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. The Dredging and Reclamation conference has been developed as a value creation forum where knowledge, new ideas, best practice and real world learning experiences can be shared amongst other dredging professionals. Providing key case studies from […]

  • 15 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The success of marine scientists and the importance of their work supporting Australia’s growing ‘blue economy’ was highlighted during yesterday’s Australian Institute of Marine Science Open Day. Parliamentary Secretary Karen Andrews visited the open day, held at AIMS’s headquarters at Cape Cleveland, near Townsville and adjacent to the center of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. “Marine industries, […]

  • 29 May 2013

    Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, has been selected to provide support logistics to the Jan De Nul Group for an offshore energy megaproject in Australia. The Belgium-based Jan De Nul Group specialises in dredging operations around the world and has appointed ISS Australia as its agent for the importation of […]

  • 27 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Students of the University of New South Wales and the University of Wollongong have won this year’s edition of the Australia-Netherlands Water Challenge. One of the winning entries was the CoastalEngage, a decision making tool that enables local communities to engage in coastal development. The winners were announced at the Floodplain Management Association National Conference […]

  • 24 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    “Dredging and Reclamation Australia 2013″ conference is scheduled for 25 – 26 September, 2013, in Stamford Hotel Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. The Dredging and Reclamation conference has been developed as a value creation forum where knowledge, new ideas, best practice and real world learning experiences can be shared amongst other dredging professionals. Providing key case studies […]

  • 23 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    “Dredging and Reclamation Australia 2013″ is scheduled for 25 – 26 September, 2013, in Stamford Hotel Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. The Dredging and Reclamation conference has been developed as a value creation forum where knowledge, new ideas, best practice and real world learning experiences can be shared amongst other dredging professionals. Providing key case studies from […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ports Australia, the peak body representing the interests of port and marine authorities in Australia, has introduced its “Dredging and Australian Ports – Subtropical and Tropical Ports” report. The report provides an overview of the approval processes associated with dredging and at-sea placement of dredged material, the nature of environmental monitoring programs associated with recent […]

  • 4 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    After arriving at BAE Systems Dry-dock and undergoing a 1.5 hour induction, Jon McMurray, IPS’ Australian Manager, was invited aboard the Trailer Suction Hopper Dredge “River Bee”. River Bee Management and  Crew assisted with the Work Place Assessment (WPA). This is an OH&S requirement prior to  iPS Australia personnel commencing assignment. The River Bee passed with flying […]

  • 7 December 2011

    A challenge in Australia’s High Court from South Australia remains “on the table” after the state’s key stakeholders met to discuss the …   By David Twomey (econews) [mappress] Source: econews, December 7, 2011;

  • 13 July 2011
    Project & Tenders

    The West Australian reported that Australia’s richest person Ms Gina Rinehart says she expects construction of her USD 6.6 billion Roy Hill… [mappress] Source: thewest, July 13, 2011;

  • 24 December 2010

    Australia’s mining giant Rio Tinto Ltd has won the approval from the Western Australian (WA) government for its multi-billion dollar iron… (people) [mappress] Source: people, December 24, 2010;

  • 16 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Final planning is underway for the 2017 WAMSI Dredging Science Node Conference that will take place at the State Library of Western Australia in Perth (Wednesday 22nd – Thursday 23rd November 2017). The conference will share the results of the WAMSI dredging node, one of Australia’s largest and most successful single issue marine research programs in the […]

  • 4 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Nearly $5 million in funding is available for councils, researchers, business and community groups over the next four years for practical on-ground coastal projects which will deliver environmental and economic benefits, the Government of South Australia reports.  According to their official statement, the State Government, with the Coast Protection Board, is providing funding and calling […]

  • 26 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Australian-based dredging and civil construction company Hall Contracting has won a $27 million contract to carry out remediation work at Energy Resources of Australia’s Ranger Uranium Mine in the Northern Territory. The project will involve operating and maintaining the mine’s cutter suction dredge to safely remove and transfer approximately 26 million cubic meters of mine […]

  • 12 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A coalition of scientists, business owners, Australian elected officials, and civil society groups from the U.S. and Australia, including the Sierra Club and Friends of the Earth U.S., have sent a letter to U.S. Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im) Chairman Fred Hochberg calling on the Bank to reject any proposal to finance Adani’s coal mine, railways and export […]

  • 21 October 2011

    In response to industry demand, Swinburne University of Technology has introduced Australia’s first formal qualification in Port and Harbour Engineering. Developed in conjunction with Ports Australia, the Graduate Certificate in Engineering (Ports and Harbour) is designed for engineers who work, or aspire to work, in the steadily growing maritime industry. There are 68 commercial ports […]

  • 7 May 2012

    DP World announced a significant boost to DP World Melbourne’s capabilities with the first eight of 16 new energy-efficient straddle carriers starting operations. The new equipment with its greater capacity to handle containers will also help reduce DP World’s environmental footprint as well as improve efficiency and productivity at Australia‟s largest container port. A second […]

  • 28 June 2010

    The country’s ports are demanding the federal and state governments fast-track approvals for channel dredging, warning that Australia’s… [mappress] Source: The Australian, June 28, 2010;