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  • 5 June 2014

    The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) welcomed the release of the state government’s Ports Strategy, which shows an environmentally responsible and sustainable approach to future development, and in particular alongside the iconic Great Barrier Reef. The strategy is the Queensland Government’s blueprint for managing and improving the efficiency and environmental management of the state’s port network […]

  • 2 August 2011
    Business & Finance

      EECV is investing 20 million Euros in the expansion of the terminal in the Europoort for handling coal. This increases the storage capacity by around 50% and transhipment of coking coal can increase by a third. The expansion should be ready in 2013 and is a reaction to the reduction of coal extraction in […]

  • 4 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Recently, CCCC First Harbor Consultants Co., Ltd. has signed a contract for engineering supervision of Phase 1 of the coal terminal and Lot JL-02 of the 100,000t waterway project in the Binhai zone of Yancheng Port. This project is the company’s another large water transport construction supervision project in the Binhai zone of Yancheng Port […]

  • 14 June 2012

    Recently, CCCC Fourth Harbor Consultants Co., Ltd. has won the bid for Phase 1 engineering exploration and survey of the coal terminal in Quanwan district of Huizhou Port. Located in the west of Chunzhou Island in the east of Quanwan district of Huizhou Port, the project involves construction of two 70,000t berths and auxiliary facilities, […]

  • 31 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report finds the Great Barrier Reef will suffer irreversible damage from coral bleaching and ocean acidification. “Today’s report confirms that the very future of our iconic Great Barrier Reef is at stake,” Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens environment spokesperson, said. “Climate change of even 2 degrees of additional warming […]

  • 30 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Construction work on the Hay Point coal terminal expansion project has achieved two major milestones in the last year with the completion of the new 1.9km jetty and additional berth. Apart from the new jetty and berth, Bechtel’s work for BMA, now in the final stages, includes onshore coal materials handling facilities. “These recent milestones […]

  • 7 March 2012

    About a dozen Anti-Coal activists led by Greenpeace staged a protest at Gladstone Harbour yesterday. Greenpeace spokeswoman Julie Macken says the activists used two boats to paint the message, “the reef is in danger” on the side of a coal ship. A United Nations mission visited Gladstone yesterday  to assess the impact of gas and […]

  • 29 December 2011

    The Visakhapatnam Port Trust has lined up a mechanisation and dredging programme involving an investment of Rs 2,600 crore for the next two years. The proposed projects include mechanisation of coal handling facilities at the general cargo berth in the outer harbour at an estimated cost of Rs 444 crore, which is expected to be […]

  • 18 January 2012

    Grindrod Limited, the JSE listed integrated logistics services supplier and the Vitol Group, one of the world’s largest energy trading businesses, have entered into an agreement effective 1 January 2012. Vitol will acquire from Grindrod a 35% interest in the company which owns the Maputo coal terminal concession for a consideration of US$67.7 million. In […]

  • 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 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The company driving the industrialisation of Queensland’s iconic Keppel Bay, the Mitchell Group, have been describing their new plans for the Fitzroy Terminal Project as “environmentally friendly with a unique new loading system.” The company trumpets its environmental credentials as a “new milestone” saying that under its new plan; “the berthing system for the large […]

  • 11 October 2012

    GVK has welcomed the Australian Federal Government’s approval of its Terminal 3 (T3) Development at the Port of Abbot Point, near Bowen, under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EBPC Act). Following a rigorous and thorough assessment process by the Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities (SEWPaC), Australian Federal Environment Minister […]

  • 8 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has finalized its arbitration of a dispute between Glencore Coal Assets Australia Pty Ltd (Glencore) and Port of Newcastle Operations Pty Ltd (PNO) about terms and conditions for accessing the ‘declared’ shipping channel service at the Port of Newcastle. The ACCC has determined that PNO should reduce its […]

  • 2 October 2012

    The Australian Government should reduce coal exports and take urgent action on the Great Barrier Reef if we are to save it for future generations, the Australian Greens said today. A shocking new report released by the Australian Institute of Marine Sciences shows the Great Barrier Reef has lost half of its coral cover since […]

  • 14 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    On the morning of Sep. 6th, 2012, CHEC signed the Main Contract for Mozambique Nacala Coal Wharf Project with the owner CVRD Inco in Maputo, the capital of Mozambique. The value of the contract was around US 73 million dollars, with the construction duration of 24 months. This symbolized that CHEC successfully achieved the first […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    According to a recent report under a settlement agreement with conservation groups, South Carolina Electric & Gas removed over 600,000 tons of coal ash from its lagoons on the Catawba-Wateree River near Columbia, South Carolina, by the end of 2014.  A settlement of litigation brought by the Southern Environmental Law Center on behalf of the […]

  • 2 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The old parties have today refused to support an Australian Greens’ motion calling on the Abbott Government to rule out using federal taxpayer funders to pay the big mining companies to dump their dredge sludge on wetlands for the Abbot Point coal port. “The Newman Government wants to use state and federal taxpayer money to […]

  • 31 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Government’s report to UNESCO on the health of the Great Barrier Reef is due tomorrow, and with little action taken, the risk of the Great Barrier Reef being put on the World Heritage In Danger list is real. “The Australian and Queensland governments have continued to treat the Reef like a coal and […]

  • 13 September 2012

    A federal MP’s reservations about a coal terminal proposal on the mouth of the Fitzroy River in central Queensland, received a note of support from the Capricorn Conservation Council (CCC). Michael McCabe, the CCC spokesman, said: “This development would be very damaging. Balaclava Island is largely an intertidal mud flat mangrove area. It’s in a […]

  • 4 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    On November 14, CCCC First Harbor Engineering Co., Ltd. won the bid for Phase 4 EPC project of Huanghua Port (coal area), with a contract value of 3.507 billion yuan. This project comes as another large EPC contract after the company undertook the Phase 3 EPC contract of Huanghua Port for hydraulic structure works, civil […]

  • 19 April 2012

    Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning Jeff Seeney today invited the public to comment on the draft terms of reference for the proposed $10 billion Dudgeon Point Coal Terminals project in North Queensland. The North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation and a consortium including Adani Mining and Dudgeon Point Project Management are […]

  • 1 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Today’s State Party Report on the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area shows the Australian Government has failed to meet key UNESCO recommendations to keep the Reef off the World Heritage in Danger list, prompting the Australian Greens to announce they will move amendments to federal environmental laws to enforce the recommendations and protect the […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Queensland taxpayers could soon be slugged with the bill of destroying their own Great Barrier Reef, under an outrageous plan outlined by Premier Campbell Newman yesterday at G20 negotiations, said Greenpeace. “Premier Campbell Newman is offering a paycheck to a foreign company with a shocking track record to dredge up our Great Barrier Reef and build a […]

  • 12 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Oversite excavation is underway at the construction site of Lavna coal terminal (western coast of the Kola Bay) as part of preparations for the main phase of construction works, Federal Marine and River Transport Agency (Rosmorrechflot) posted on its official Instagram profile. The news, also reported by PortNews, said that cleaning-up is being conducted for […]

  • 4 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Queensland Government is seeking registrations of interest to participate in the first stage of potential development of new export coal terminal capacity at the Port of Abbot Point. Acting Premier Jeff Seeney said the Newman Government was committed to improving the coordination of infrastructure development in Queensland. “The export coal sector is a critical […]

  • 1 May 2013

    The Newman Government’s plans to privatise ports and to weaken environmental impact assessment, revealed today, will put more pressure on the Great Barrier Reef than ever before, say the Australian Greens. With coal ports in private hands and a lax process for assessing their environmental impacts, the Great Barrier Reef will be under more pressure […]