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  • 21 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    A team of coastal scientists, engineers and economists have become the first in Queensland to finish a 10-year scientific strategy that will give Douglas Shire the tools to proactively manage and mitigate the impacts of coastal hazards. “Douglas Shire Council used the highest level of technical analysis and feedback from locals to develop a draft […]

  • 4 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Sand removed from the Daintree River Ferry channel will be spread across Newell Beach (Queensland, Australia) over the next few days to replenish the coast and help fight erosion, Douglas Shire Council reported today. The first trucks were send yesterday to move sand from the ferry site, where almost 9000 cubic meters of sediment is piled […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Douglas Shire Council is replenishing Newell Beach with up to 5000 cubic metres of sand to help mitigate erosion issues. The beach replenishment is utilising sand dredged from the Daintree River ferry channel to help restore up to 300 metres of Newell Beach shoreline from Rankin St north with a protective sand barrier up to […]

  • 8 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Palaszczuk Government’s $12 million QCoast2100 fund will assist another five local governments to help coastal communities prepare for rising threats such as erosion and storm tide flooding caused by climate change, Queensland Government just announced. Environment Minister, Dr Steven Miles, said that Torres Shire, Cassowary Coast, Mackay, Cairns and Redland City councils were all successful […]

  • 29 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Queensland Government’s $12 million QCoast2100 fund will assist another three local governments to help coastal communities prepare for the impacts of climate change. Environment Minister, Dr Steven Miles, said today that Townsville City Council, Douglas Shire Council and Livingstone Shire Council were all successful in their applications for funding, which is available to all coastal […]

  • 26 August 2010

    Meridien’s marina in Port Douglas is finally getting the treatment it deserves – a tenday dredge. Boat operators were left scrambling to make alternative arrangements to unload passengers on Tuesday after the Hall’s dredge Evergreen began sucking 9000 cubic metres of sludge off the bottom of the marina. “While the Port Douglas marina awaits the […]

  • 29 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    A mystery was pulled out of the Duluth-Superior harbor on Thursday. According to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, during the Duluth-Superior dredging project, workers from RJS Construction pulled up the remnants of a vehicle out of 26 feet of water between Midwest Energy and the General Mills Elevator “O” slip. Deputies said the vehicle was […]

  • 27 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Australian tourism and hospitality group, Crystalbrook Collection, today announced its acquisition of The Reef Marina in Port Douglas, which is now to be known as Crystalbrook Superyacht Marina, and their intention to invest a further $100+ million into the marina. Acting Premier and Treasurer, Curtis Pitt, said that the announcement was encouraging for investment in […]

  • 11 December 2012

    Members of the Kalamazoo Lake Harbor Authority huddle with city council members from both Saugatuck and Douglas at Saugatuck High tonight to go over options for Kalamazoo Lake. The presentation of a two million-dollar, Phase 1 dredging plan will be made, followed by a question and answer session, and there will also be a discussion […]

  • 8 July 2012

    Members of the recently appointed Kalamazoo Lake Harbor Authority (KLHA) met with approximately 27 key state and Federal officials in Kalamazoo, Mich., on June 28, 2012 to discuss the dredging challenges facing the Saugatuck-Douglas harbor. The intent of the meeting was to fully brief these officials on the conditions within the harbor and engage their […]

  • 1 December 2011

    Prior to leaving Douglas in June, dredging around the Keewatin is about to start as part of the preparation work on the ship. The owner of the 350-foot-long ship, R.J. Peterson sold it to Gil Blutrich, Chairman and president of Skyline International Development Inc., a private Canadian investment and management company, on Wednesday. Blutrich is […]

  • 18 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    A meeting to discuss engineering solutions to problems of harbor siltation and dredging in Saugatuck and Douglas is set for 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 19, at the Saugatuck Center for the Arts, 400 Culver St. in Saugatuck. The meeting has been organized by R.J. Peterson, owner of Tower Marina in Douglas, reports hollandsentinel.com. Peter J. […]

  • 30 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Integral Consulting Inc. (Integral) will use ocean-depth sediment profile imaging (SPI)/plan view camera system to conduct baseline and post-disposal monitoring for a dredging and disposal project in Douglas Harbor, Alaska. The company was awarded the subcontract by Western Marine Construction of Seattle, Washington, who is conducting the dredging, disposal, and capping for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. […]

  • 29 May 2012

    After more than four decades, an iconic ship SS Keewatin is leaving Douglas this week on its historic journey to Canada, according to wzzm13.com. The Keewatin will return to the same Canadian port where it started more than 100 years ago. “It’s a mixed feeling of pride and sadness to see it go,” says Jim […]

  • 4 October 2011

    Douglas and Saugatuck are hoping to create a Harbor Authority by year’s end to be the lead agency for improvements to Lake Kalamazoo, … By Myron Kukla (mlive) [mappress] Source: mlive, October 4, 2011;

  • 14 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    A workshop explaining the soil, water and vegetation components and the monitoring requirements of a reclamation plan will be offered Wednesday, July 22, at the Douglas campus of Eastern Wyoming College. Presentations are relevant to public and private land, organizers said. “We’ve had great responses to our workshops,” said Pete Stahl, Wyoming Reclamation and Restoration Center […]

  • 12 January 2012

    The Douglas County and Port of Umpqua boards of commissioners met last Wednesday for the first time since 2007…   By Sarah Haase (theumpquapost) [mappress] Source: theumpquapost, January 12, 2012;

  • 18 August 2011

    Material from the Duluth and Superior harbors could serve as fill for nonresidential projects in Douglas County with Wisconsin Department…   (superiortelegram) [mappress] Source: superiortelegram, August 18, 2011

  • 21 February 2012

    The Water Resources Division (WRD) of the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) will hold a public hearing at the City of the Village of Douglas City Hall, Council Room, 86 West Center Street, Douglas, Michigan 49406, on Wednesday, February 22, 2012, at 7:00 p.m. The purpose of this hearing is to secure the views […]

  • 10 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Crews are working on a Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) project to improve the channel between Lake Jackson and Little Lake Jackson in Sebring. This development program, undertaken by the contractor Douglas N. Higgins, Inc., includes the channel dredging operations, debris removal, rip-rap replacement, etc. Starting Monday, December 21, 2015, the contractor will temporarily close the […]

  • 6 December 2012

    The Saugatuck-Douglas Harbor Authority is preparing plans to fight the low water levels along Lake Michigan, reports wzzm13.com. To realize this plan, the Harbor Authority is asking the Saugatuck and Douglas cities to approve money for the dredging program on the Kalamazoo River harbors. Robert Sapita, chairman of the Harbor Authority, said: “We realize we’ll […]

  • 8 September 2011

    Douglas has taken a key step in setting up a new harbor authority with Saugatuck. The council approved creating a Water Resource … By JIM HAYDEN (hollandsentinel) [mappress] Source: hollandsentinel, September 8, 2011;

  • 29 September 2011

    Saugatuck and Douglas will soon lose one of their most recognizable historic landmarks. The SS Keewatin will leave the mooring that it has…   By Steve Kelso (woodtv) [mappress] Source: woodtv, September 29, 2011;

  • 20 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The headline in Abu Dhabi’s The National newspaper reflected the announcement by Tony Douglas, CEO, ADPC, that enquiries in Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad) saw a dramatic increase following the launch of the showcase and adjacent Khalifa Port on 12/12/12. A delighted Mr Douglas said of the 420 square kilometre Kizad, which forms part […]

  • 14 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology is seeking comment on amendments to Douglas County’s shoreline master program that incorporate recent changes to critical areas regulations and the county’s comprehensive plan. Proposed changes modify regulations related to boat mooring, common line setbacks, and view corridors. Revisions to the mooring section require piers, ramps, and floats to be […]

  • 26 April 2011

    Lawrence-Douglas County planning commissioners are recommending that a proposed Kansas River sand pit operation just north… (ljworld) [mappress] Source: ljworld, April 26, 2011