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  • 15 December 2011

    The Queensland Greens say a team of experts reviewing water quality and seagrass health in and around Gladstone Harbor is too close to…   (ninemsn) [mappress] Source: ninemsn, December 15, 2011; Image: westernbasinportdevelopment

  • 26 January 2010

    Shadow Minister for Main Roads and Transport and Member for Maroochydore, Fiona Simpson has welcomed the news that a permanent pipeline will be constructed at the mouth of the Mooloolah River to allow for regular dredging… [mappress] Source: My Sunshine Coast, January 25, 2010:

  • 8 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The market picture and developments at Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. for the first three months of the year are in line with the expectations outlined at the publication of the 2018 annual results, reported the company today. The first quarter has progressed in line with this expectation. According to Boskalis, revenue was higher compared to […]

  • 6 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society has hired James Cook University to conduct research on the current and future economic opportunities of the Cairns’ Cruise Liner Terminal. The project is comprised of an economic analysis of the current contribution of cruise ship visits to the region, and of the implications of expansions at Trinity Inlet, AMCS reported. The […]

  • 5 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Bechtel, a global leader in planning, designing, and building port and marine projects, has been selected by LIGTT Project Company LLC to provide management services for the pre-construction of the Louisiana International Gulf Transfer Terminal. The innovative new cargo transfer terminal off Louisiana’s Gulf Coast will be the largest deep-water port in the United States […]

  • 23 April 2012

    Norbit US Ltd. has been awarded a contract from the Department of Homeland Security. Norbit US Ltd. was chosen as only one of three contracts signed under this BAA. Proposal was rated satisfactory in all evaluation criteria and the USCG states in the award letter “Your proposed Technical Approach indicated a strong understanding of the […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    BMT JFA Consultants (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group, the leading international maritime design, engineering and risk management consultancy, is developing a revolutionary design and simulation tool which will help to address the lack of validated methods available for designing land-based dredged material disposal basins and reclamations. The Design & Simulation Tool for Dredge Settling […]

  • 17 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    North Queensland families have heard firsthand how the Queensland Government will help protect the Great Barrier Reef through a strategy to use dredge material from port development on land, rather than conventional sea-based disposal methods. Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning Jeff Seeney told a public meeting in Bowen that the […]

  • 16 March 2012

    More than 90 students from around the Gladstone region experienced industry developments first hand in the Gladstone harbour today. As part of Gladstone Ports Corporation’s Western Basin Dredging and Development Project, students from Gladstone State High School, Gladstone Central State School, Ubobo State School and Nagoorin State School, toured the harbour and travelled past RG […]

  • 14 December 2011

    Greater Taree City Council has adopted a policy of ‘planned retreat’ for its entire coastline, to counter the effects of beachfront erosion…   (manningrivertimes) [mappress] Source: manningrivertimes, December 14, 2011;

  • 17 January 2012

    Biosecurity Queensland will begin testing for mercury on fish captured during Gladstone Harbour’s fish disease scare last year. The decision… By David Sparkes (gladstoneobserver) [mappress] Source: gladstoneobserver, January 16, 2012; Image: westernbasinportdevelopment

  • 14 January 2011

    The NSW Government today announced a further $1.4 million in funding to Sutherland Shire Council to remove sand from Port Hacking’s major… (paulmcleay) [mappress] Source: paulmcleay, January 14, 2011;

  • 8 December 2010

    Sand will have to be dredged off Botany Bay and transported to the northern beaches if vulnerable beaches like Manly, Collaroy and Narrabeen… (manly-daily) [mappress] Source: manly-daily, December 8, 2010;

  • 26 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) has applauded the efforts of thousands of farmers and graziers who are working to boost the health of the Great Barrier Reef, after a report card showed progress is being made in improving water quality. The Australian and Queensland governments have released the Reef Plan Second Report […]

  • 6 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Government of Nicaragua yesterday officially approved the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) for the Nicaragua Interoceanic Grand Canal Project and issued the “Environmental Permit” for the project. Following the approval ceremony, Dr. Paul Oquist, the Executive Secretary of the Canal Commission and the Private Secretary for National Policies to Presidency of Nicaragua handed the environmental […]

  • 29 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    DP World handled 56.1 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) across its global portfolio in 2012, a 2.4% increase over the prior year. Adjusting for the divestment of four joint venture terminals during the year, like for like gross container volume growth was 3.7% ahead of last year. This annual increase in gross container volumes was […]

  • 4 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    More than 400 software users and developers attended the Delft Software Days (LINK maken), held for the second time at Deltares in Delft, from 19 to 30 November. The number of visitors was almost double that of last year, with participants from 32 countries and representatives from 156 organisations, including many universities, governments, companies and […]

  • 28 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The World Canals Conference, which visits a different waterway destination around the world each year, took place in Inverness from 19th to 22nd September. The event was organised by the hosts, Scottish Canals, on behalf of Inland Waterways International. The conference was based around Eden Court Theater situated on the banks of the River Ness, […]

  • 17 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In a study published today, researchers said dredging activity near coral reefs can increase the frequency of diseases affecting corals. “At dredging sites, we found more than twice as much coral disease than at our control sites,” said the lead author of the study, Joe Pollock, a PhD candidate from the ARC Centre of Excellence […]

  • 24 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    UniSite Group, a Ningbo based company involved in dredging, land reclamation, offshore projects, marine, mechanical engineering and green remediation projects, took part in some interesting events all over the world in the third quarter of 2018. The Projects and Products Maintenance of the world famous hopper suction and cutter suction dredgers, they supplied many ship building […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      The NSW Government will provide funding to ensure the accessibility and health of the Brunswick Heads waterway, Minister for Natural Resources Lands and Water Kevin Humphries and Member for Ballina Don Page announced today. Mr Humphries said the NSW Government will commit up to $600,000 – which includes funding under phase two of the ‘Rescuing our Waterways’ […]

  • 13 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A series of marine studies are being rolled out this month to support the planning of the Port of Hastings Development Project. Minister for Ports David Hodgett announced this today and said that the studies demonstrated the thorough process the Port of Hastings Development Authority is taking to progress planning of the project and develop […]

  • 24 March 2010

    The State Government granted approval yesterday, subject to strict environmental conditions outlined by Queensland Co-ordinator-General Colin Jensen in an evaluation report. [mappress] Source:townsvillebulletin,March 24,2010;

  • 15 April 2010

    SHARING Wyong Council’s dredge is not a viable option for ongoing maintenance of the Ettalong Beach channel, Gosford councillors have been told… [mappress] Source:express-advocate,April 15,2010;

  • 18 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Federal Environment Minister Tony Burke has announced that Ms Anthea Tinney will Chair the long awaited Independent Review of management and environmental concerns in Gladstone Harbour and Curtis Island. While this is welcomed, conservation groups are concerned that details regarding other critical aspects of the UNESCO recommended review have not been provided. Michael McCabe from […]

  • 5 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The peak body for the resources sector in Queensland has welcomed the launch of the first Fitzroy River Report Card as a clear demonstration of the Fitzroy Partnership’s aim to provide a more comprehensive picture of river health. The Chief Executive of the Queensland Resources Council (QRC) Michael Roche says the sector strongly believes that […]