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  • 20 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    New research shows $784 million is needed to improve Great Barrier Reef water quality, even before new the coal mines and ports, supported by the major parties, are built. “Even though the Reef is already struggling, the Newman Government is set to make its water quality even worse,” Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens environment spokesperson, […]

  • 26 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Less than 24 hours after Germany’s Deutsche Bank ruled out lending to the controversial Abbot Point coal port expansion on the Great Barrier Reef, major international bank HSBC has followed suit, with Group Chief Executive Stuart Gulliver stating it “would be extraordinarily unlikely to go anywhere near” the project. “Abbot Point is crucial to the […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has pointed to a new analysis of declining international demand for coal as more reasons why the massive industrial expansion of ports on the Great Barrier Reef’s coastline must stop. The latest report from the Carbon Tracker Initiative, a group of financial analysts specialising in the economic risks of […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Representing Upstate Forever and Save Our Saluda, the Southern Environmental Law Center yesterday announced an agreement in principle with Duke Energy to remove all of its coal ash at its W.S. Lee facility from the banks of the Saluda River near Greenville and Anderson, South Carolina, to safer, dry lined storage away from the river.   “With […]

  • 25 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Greens congratulate the bravery of Greenpeace activists, who boarded a loaded coal ship in the Great Barrier Reef to raise awareness of the damage coal exports are doing to the Reef through climate change and shipping. “The Great Barrier Reef is too precious to be treated as a coal and gas highway for […]

  • 19 May 2011

    It’s full steam ahead in the expansion planning department at the Port Kembla Coal Terminal – thanks to the coal boom. Expansion at the term… BY BEN LANGFORD (illawarramercury) [mappress] Source: illawarramercury, May 19, 2011;

  • 15 December 2011

    The volume of cargo handled by Port Vysotsky LLC in January-November rose by 38 percent over the same period of 2010, to 2,938,000 tons. In November 2011, Port Vysotsky handled 228,825 tons of export thermal coal. Port Vysotsky LLC operating the coal terminal specializes in handling the commodity exported to Western Europe. In 2010, Port […]

  • 12 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (MSC) has expressed concern for the health of the Reef, with the announcement of a deal between Gina Rinehart’s GVK Coal and Aurizon to build Abbot Point port and rail infrastructure. Felicity Wishart, the Marine Conservation Society’s Great Barrier Reef Campaign Director said that the port and rail line from […]

  • 9 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society has welcomed news that the Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt is now seeking further information about how the Adani Carmichael coal mine would impact two endangered species. Imogen Zethoven, the Great Barrier Reef campaign director for AMCS, said that expanding coalmines in Australia would further threaten the Reef. “To go […]

  • 18 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Western Australia’s peak environment group has called on the Barnett Government to rule out the export of coal from the port of Bunbury, after a proposal to build a shipping terminal for a new coal export industry was given recommended approval by the State’s environmental watchdog today. Lanco Australia is seeking approval for a 5-fold […]

  • 21 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    Global energy giant Shell’s rethink of a planned fourth LNG plant at Curtis Island makes it the latest organisation to acknowledge projects contributing to the destruction of the Great Barrier Reef are a bad investment, according to the Australian Marine Conservation Society. AMCS Great Barrier Reef campaign director Felicity Wishart said a changing global marketplace […]

  • 12 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Plymouth Historical Society will host attorney F. Charles Petrillo of Wilkes-Barre who will speak on “The Susquehanna Navy: The River Coal Dredging Industry in Northeastern Pennsylvania” on Thursday, January 14, in the senior center of Dan Flood Apartments in Plymouth, PA. Petrillo will present several slides as part of a broader discussion of the […]

  • 17 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Bovu Fluid Holdings, known as Bovu Pumps, has just won a large dredging equipment order from a new client, the Delmas Coal company. Over the years, the company successfully completed several projects for BHP Billiton (South32), Eskom, ERWAT, Randwater, Anglo American and some smaller dredging jobs for various municipality’s, residential estates and golf courses. Under the deal, Bovu Pumps […]

  • 15 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Recently, CCCC Water Transportation Consultants Co., Ltd. has won the EPC contract for the SDIC coal terminal at Qinzhou Port, with a contract value of 1.123 billion yuan and a construction period of 36 months. Located at Xigang zone, Qinzhou Port, the project involves the construction of a 50000t terminal handling berth with a length […]

  • 22 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Greens today slammed the Queensland Resources Council’s latest Great Barrier Reef spin campaign as an attempt to distract from the obvious damage the coal and gas industries do to the Great Barrier Reef. “No PR campaign can absolve the coal lobby from responsibility for the effects of climate change on the Great Barrier […]

  • 10 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Abbott Government’s disregard for the climate and the Great Barrier Reef is criminal, said the Australian Greens today as the Abbott Government approved the Abbot Point coal port expansion and the Curtis Island gas processing facility. “The Abbott Government has sacrificed the climate and the Great Barrier Reef for overseas mining companies with its […]

  • 5 March 2010

    Russian investors would like to develop a coal terminal at Liepaja Port, according to the newspaper Bizness&Baltija. The planned investment is from EUR 50 to 100 million (LVL 35-70 million), but the time period for the implementation of the project has not been revealed… [mappress] Source: The Baltic Course, March 5, 2010;

  • 14 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Keppel and Fitzroy Delta Alliance (KAFDA), a community group based in central Queensland opposing port development in the Fitzroy Delta, have welcomed the announcement that GlencoreXstrata have dumped plans to build a coal export terminal on Balaclava Island in the Fitzroy Delta, but call on further action to reject other coal ports proposed for […]

  • 18 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    The cleanup of coal ash from the Emory River in East Tennessee has been “remarkable” with more than 70 percent removed from the waterway since the spill at TVA’s Kingston coal-fired plant, a state environment official told lawmakers Tuesday. [mappress] Source: Tennessean, February 17, 2010

  • 30 November 2011

    Environmental evaluation for Newcastle’s fourth coal-loader, the Terminal 4 project, has been completed. Port Waratah Coal Services carried out the evaluation addressing possible social and environmental aspects of the project. The evaluation will be lodged with the Department of Planning and Newcastle Port Corporation today and it is expected to go on public exhibition early […]

  • 31 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    VaninoTransUgol JSC will present one of its projects, the construction of coal terminal in the Muchke Bay, during the upcoming Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging Congress in Moscow. The event – supported by RF Transport Ministry, RF Ministry of Industry and Trade, Glavgosexpertiza of Russia, Federal Agency for Water Resources – will take place on […]

  • 13 April 2012

    Slurry Pipes launch new UHMWPE pipe on the Australian market for demanding mining and dredging applications. Slurry Pipes is a division of Roll-a-Pipe Pty Ltd. specializes in providing wear-resistant Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE) pipes (trademarked as Ultra PE Pipe™) to the mining and dredging industries. Ultra PE Pipe™ is Ultra wear resistant, has Ultra […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Civil society groups representing millions of members worldwide have sent Aurizon CEO Lance Hockridge and the Board an open letter urging it to abandon plans to buy GVK Hancock’s rail and port project and signalling an intention to use all peaceful means to stop the projects being built. “The new rail and port proposals that […]

  • 26 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Queensland government’s fast-tracking of industrialisation along the Great Barrier Reef coast is increasingly out of step with the downsizing and uncertainty from project investors following a downturn in coal prices and community support, according to the Australian Marine Conservation Society. Over the past month, the following evidence for a changing industry outlook has included: […]

  • 22 May 2012

    In a reprieve for the environment, the climate and the Great Barrier Reef, the Queensland Government has decided that the massive coal export facility expansion, planned to make Abbot Point the largest coal port in the world, is deeply flawed and unviable. The six extra terminals for the Abbot Point facility will now be slashed, […]

  • 11 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    On 3rd of October, under the witness of consultant firm and clients’ representatives, the installation of the first longitudinal beam of Nacala Coal Terminal Project in Mozambique was successfully completed. This prefabricated longitudinal beam is 19.2 meters long and weighs 50.8 tons. It took about an hour to complete the installation, marking the official start […]