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  • 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 […]

  • 13 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CHEC has recently signed two projects in Indonesia consecutively: alumina terminal EPC contract of Well Harvest Winning Alumina Refinery and marine engineering of the coal terminal project of the 1×670MW supercritical coal-fired power station in Bantam. With a contract value of over 50 million US dollars and a construction period of 18 months, the alumina […]

  • 1 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Cowlitz County and the Washington Department of Ecology have completed their environmental review for the largest proposed coal export terminal in North America. “The in-depth report details how the proposed Millennium Bulk Terminals project near Longview in Cowlitz County would cause numerous impacts to the environment, local neighborhoods and transportation. It also identifies potential mitigation […]

  • 23 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The construction of a dedicated coal terminal started on the coast of the Tatar Strait in the far east on December 11, 2013. The builders of the SK MOST Group of Companies have excavated about 700,000 cubic meters of soil as part of the area grading for building a dedicated coal terminal in the Muchke […]

  • 3 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Oakland Board of Commissioners last week voted to reject proposals to build a new dirty, dangerous coal and petroleum coke export facility at the Charles P. Howard Terminal in Oakland. Citing environmental problems, public health hazards, economic pitfalls, and public opposition to the project, the Port Commissioners voted unanimously to reject two […]

  • 11 September 2012

    Mechel OAO, one of the leading Russian mining and metals companies, announces the signing of a long-term partnership agreement with South Korea’s STX Group during the Business Summit of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC). Chairman of the Board of Directors Igor Zyuzin signed the agreement on behalf of Mechel OAO, and Chairman Kang Duk-soo […]

  • 16 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Last weekend’s king tides totally inundated the proposed coal export terminals in the Fitzroy delta. Aerial photographs clearly show both the proposed Fitzroy Terminal and Xstrata terminal sites covered by the ocean, leaving only the tops of the highest mangroves exposed. The Fitzroy and Keppel Bay Alliance (KAFDA), flew over the area at the height […]

  • 28 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Federal Environment Minister Tony Burke admits he was never warned about the ‘extreme’ risks posed by a proposed coal port in the Fitzroy Delta, near the southern end of the Great Barrier Reef. The Keppel and Fitzroy Delta Alliance (KAFDA), a community group based in Central Queensland opposing port development in the Fitzroy Delta, have […]

  • 9 August 2011
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Van Oord Australia Pty Ltd and Dredging International (Australia) Pty Ltd, member of the DEME Group, have been awarded a third contract for the Western Basin Main Works Dredging at the Port of Gladstone. This third contract signed with the Gladstone Ports Corporation on 15th July 2011 represents a value of AUD 120 million (EUR […]

  • 30 October 2013

    The House of Representatives has approved a major infrastructure investment bill authored by the leaders of the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee which strengthens the water transportation network that West Virginia coal exports and jobs depend upon. H.R. 3080, “The Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013,” authorizes significant investment in the Nation’s network of […]

  • 29 April 2010

    ST. PETERSBURG — The Baltic Sea port of Ust Luga expects to more than double exports this year on its way to becoming a major trade route for refined oil products, coal, grains and even cars, the port’s director said. Coal miner Kuzbassrazrezugol will expand its terminal at Ust Luga… [mappress] Source:themoscowtimes,April 29,2010;

  • 18 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Vedanta Limited has received the ‘Letter of Award’ for redevelopment of berth No. 8, 9 and barge berths at Port of Mormugao in Goa, India. The project will be handled by Sterlite Ports Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Vedanta Limited. This contract has been awarded through a competitive bidding process on DBFOT Basis (Design, Build, Finance, […]

  • 7 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society warned that fast-tracking of the industrialisation of the Great Barrier Reef, including mega-ports, dumping and dredging, has gone up a gear today with Premier Campbell Newman announcing tax breaks for coal developments in the Galilee Basin. Less than a week after the release of the Great Barrier Reef Strategic Assessment, […]

  • 24 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    58 port development projects in Public Private Partnership (PPP) mode have been awarded up to 31st March, 2013. Out of these 29 projects have been completed, 16 are at various stages of construction and the remaining 13 have been awarded during 2012-13. A list of 16 PPP projects which are under implementation/construction is given below: […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Greenpeace today welcomed Greg Hunt’s decision to delay the approval of the controversial Carmichael mega-mine in Queensland’s Galilee Basin, but is calling on the Environment Minister to reject the proposal entirely. “Adani has a long record of environmental destruction and are not a company you would let look after your pot plants, let alone safeguard […]

  • 17 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The proposal by Lanco Resources Australia Pty Ltd to develop a coal storage and loading facility at Berth 14A will have the capacity to export 15 million tonnes of coal per year from Bunbury Port. The coal will be sourced from the proposed expansion of Griffin Coal’s operations in the Collie Basin.The proposal includes the […]

  • 25 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    On Friday, 1 November, a group of six Ambassadors from Latin American countries visited the Port of Hay Point. The visit was part of a wider visit to the Mackay region hosted by Trade & Investment Queensland, an arm of the Queensland Government. The Ambassadors were all impressed by the scale of the Port and […]

  • 20 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dragflow, an Italian manufacturer of heavy duty pumps and complete dredging equipment, has supplied a remote controlled dredger to a company in Germany, for tailing ponds cleaning. The request from the coal open mine (RWE) was to have a machine capable of dredging sediments from 3 ponds where all the storm water of the mine was […]

  • 4 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Recently, CCCC Tianjin Dredging Co., Ltd. has won Section D and E of the reclamation works of Huaneng’s Caofeidian 50000000t/y coal terminal project, with a contract value of 327 million yuan and a construction period of 7 months. Located in Caofeidian, Tangshan Port, Hebei Province, the project is a sub-project of Caofeidian coal terminal project, […]

  • 20 December 2013

    The East Shores – Gladstone Coal Exporters Maritime Precinct project is progressing well, with construction of the waterfront boardwalk and viewing deck now underway. Pile-driving activities have now been completed at the $45M project, which is being delivered by Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) and Wiggins Island Coal Export Terminal (WICET), and the placement of concrete […]

  • 30 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Greens today called for changes to prohibit people with coal and gas interests from sitting on the Great Barrier Reef’s management board, and backed calls for the Abbott Government to pause port approvals until the inquiry into conflicts of interest is completed. “Big coal and gas should get their hands off the Reef, […]

  • 27 June 2013

    The Australian Greens today wrote to the Environment Minster urging him to reject the dredging and dumping proposal to expand Abbot Point coal port in the Great Barrier Reef, after Labor supported a Greens motion to stop Reef dumping in the Senate yesterday. “After approving millions of tonnes of sediment to be dumped in the […]

  • 20 July 2011

    The deepening of the Western Scheldt has made the port of Antwerp easily accessible not only to Ultra Large Container Ships of over 10,000 TEU but also to capesize vessels, as demonstrated by yesterday’s arrival of the MG Courage with an enormous cargo of steam coal for the German market. The vessel entered the port […]

  • 11 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The revelations in today’s Courier Mail raise serious questions about whether coal seam gas development approvals in Queensland are made in a transparent and accountable manner, according to the Australian Marine Conservation Society. Felicity Wishart, Campaign Director at the Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) said the fast-track of approvals for coal seam gas developments increased […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Duke Energy’s contractor spent its first full day yesterday removing the deposit of coal ash and sediment found in the Dan River across from Abreu-Grogan Park on Memorial Drive, which is just upstream from the Schoolfield Dam. The operation took place in view of local and North Carolina media who gathered Monday to tour the […]

  • 21 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Recently, CCCC Second Harbor Consultants Co., Ltd. has signed the EPC contract for the terminal project of the 1x670MW supercritical coal-fired power plant in Banten, Indonesia, with a contract value of 294 million yuan. Located in the northwest of the Island of Java, the project involves the construction of two 12000t coal lighter berths. The […]