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  • 13 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The new Queens Beach Seawall was officially opened yesterday afternoon at the Bowen Golf Club, Whitsunday Regional Council said in its latest announcement.  The new seawall will help protect the coastline in this area from storm surge, including the Ninth Hole of the Golf Course. The 88m seawall, built with concrete Seabees blocks donated by North Queensland […]

  • 13 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) has just announced that the maintenance works are set to begin on the Bowen Wharf this week. According to NQBP acting CEO Rochelle Macdonald, the works include repairs to cracked concrete slab sections and some of the timber decking structure and the removal of deteriorated timber fender piles. “NQBP […]

  • 25 June 2012

    Costain, a UK-based company is seeking expansion operations in the Middle East, Constructionweekonline.com reports. The group appointed Tim Bowen for further development of Costain’s consultancy and operations and maintenance services in the Middle East. Bowen joined Costain from Atkins in 2005. He has been crucial in developing Costain’s market leading highways activity. He has now […]

  • 23 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Whitsunday Regional Council has officially opened several major restoration projects following Ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie. These projects include the Conway Beach Seawall, Bowen Front Beach Sewall and the Inverdon Bridge in Bowen. As reported, the recently completed seawalls have transformed the foreshore areas and will protect nearby homes during disaster season. They will help protect […]

  • 24 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Palaszczuk Government has committed to a full rebuild of the Bowen Front Beach Seawall, with a further $895,000 allocated to upgrade a remaining 45-meter section of the 165-meter structure. Queensland Premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk, said that the funding would be provided to Whitsunday Regional Council to make sure the entire seawall is built to a […]

  • 19 January 2011

    The Whitsunday Regional Council in north Queensland is looking at major projects to reduce beach erosion along the Bowen coastline… (abc) [mappress] Source: abc, January 19, 2011;

  • 3 June 2011

    The Coast Guard has prepared a brochure to warn people of the hazards of boating in many of the region’s inlets that aren’t likely to be…   By Shannan Bowen (shorelines) [mappress] Source: shorelines, June 3, 2011  

  • 14 June 2011

    Word has spread around the Carolina Beach marina that the latter part of this year, and especially 2012, might be a rough ride for…   More info: starnewsonline By Shannan Bowen [mappress] Source: starnewsonline, June 14, 2011

  • 11 March 2011

    Mary Jane Lane finds it difficult to guess the amount of money she’s spent over the years fixing damages to her motel caused by flooding… By Shannan Bowen (starnewsonline) [mappress] Source: starnewsonline, March 11, 2011  

  • 8 November 2011

    New Hanover County Commissioner Rick Catlin was re-elected last week as chairman of the N.C. Water Resources Congress… By Shannan Bowen (watchdogs) [mappress] Source: watchdogs, November 8, 2011

  • 24 July 2011

    New Hanover County’s sandy beaches are routinely replenished to maintain enough beachfront so tourists have room for umbrellas and beach … More info: starnewsonline By Shannan Bowen [mappress] Source: starnewsonline, July 24, 2011;

  • 17 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The new Federal Environment Minister will today meet with stakeholders of a major multi-billion dollar coal port expansion in north Queensland. Mark Butler will fly over Abbot Point near Bowen today before meeting with the port operator, environmental groups and fishermen in Townsville. The visit comes after Mr Butler announced last week he would delay […]

  • 18 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The period for public comment on the draft Public Environment Report (PER) for the proposed coal export terminal expansion at Abbot Point closed on 15 February 2013. Capital dredging of six new berth pockets and ship apron as part of the Terminal 0, Terminal 2 and Terminal 3 is being proposed. Public comments are being […]

  • 7 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Mitchell Ports has established a new project company known as Hay Point Exports (HPE) to progress a proposed transhipping terminal for the export of coal at the Port of Hay Point. This proposed project is referred to as the Bowen Basin Terminal (BBT) project and will require extensive assessment under both Commonwealth and State legislation, requiring […]

  • 22 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) was the naming sponsor of the Major Project Summit (MPS) held recently in Bowen. The annual MPS provides a forum for industry, businesses and community to hear about planned and proposed large infrastructure projects for the region. NQBP’s CEO, Steve Lewis presented on future growth opportunities for the Port […]

  • 24 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Expressions of interest have been called for construction work to expand the Abbot Point port. Minister for State Development, Dr Anthony Lynham, said that the construction and dredging works at the port would generate up to 155 jobs for about six months. “We are calling for expressions of interest from suitably qualified companies to undertake […]

  • 10 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    After 18 months of uncertainty, the Bowen community may finally have something to celebrate with today’s announcement by federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt approving development of the Adani T0 project and capital dredging at the Abbot Point coal terminal. Minister Hunt also issued approval for the Arrow LNG facility on Curtis Island near Gladstone and […]

  • 18 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Central Dredging Association (CEDA) Annual General Meeting will be held at the Institution of Civil Engineers, One Great George Street, London, on 25th February 2014, at 18.00pm. This meeting will be followed by the John Sargent Lecture – Overcoming challenges and obstacles to construct privately-funded infrastructure projects. The lecture will be opened with a […]

  • 17 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The timber section of Bowen Wharf will be closed to public access for several months from Monday 10th March 2014 while North Queensland Bulk Ports (NQBP) carries out significant maintenance work. Works are scheduled to continue on the Wharf until around mid-August 2014. During this period it will be unsafe for any member of the […]

  • 14 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    As many members of the Bowen Community are aware, a decision for the proposed dredging for Abbot Point remains with the Federal Government. During this time North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation and the proponents are also seeking clarity from the new Federal Minister, Greg Hunt, as to any further expectations and requirements. “While we wait […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Studies for an environmental impact statement will begin today for the proposed expansion of one of Queensland’s major coal export facilities, Abbot Point near Bowen. State Development Minister Dr Anthony Lynham said the assessment was the next stage in the expansion, which is needed for proposed coal mines in the Galilee Basin. Construction for the […]

  • 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 2016
    Business & Finance

    The $21.7 billion Carmichael coal project has passed a significant milestone with agreements reached with all landholders, State Parliament heard today. Minister for State Development and Minister for Natural Resources and Mines, Dr Anthony Lynham, told Parliament that mine proponent Adani now had 16 permits and approvals at local, state and federal level, including six […]

  • 17 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) has welcomed the news that the Abbot Point port expansion is one step closer with the referral for the revised dredging project now in the Federal Government’s hands. This is another milestone in opening up one of the state’s great energy provinces, the Galilee Basin, and for Adani, to progress […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DP World London Gateway and its contractors have scooped a total of 12 prestigious awards from the UK’s Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE). Construction projects at the UK’s new deepsea container hub port were recognised for technical excellence and innovation, physical achievement, team achievement and sustainability at the ICE East of England Awards ceremony. “These […]

  • 8 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Public consultations start this week on an initiative that will drive economic development in and around Gladstone’s port and protect the Great Barrier Reef.  State Development Minister Anthony Lynham today announced public consultation on a proposed boundary for a master planned area for the Port of Gladstone – a key element in the joint Commonwealth-State […]