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  • 15 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Nabouwalu Jetty repair work, undertaken by Hall Pacific, has been completed, according to the Fiji Times. This maintenance scheme, worth around $4.2 million, lasted four months and included dredging and civil construction works. Commenting the completion, the company’s managing director, Cameron Hall, said: “Given that the jetty services a range of ferries, fishing and shipping vessels […]

  • 16 July 2020
    Equipment, Vessels

    Two Australian companies – Hall Contracting and Atlas Heavy Engineering – have recently banded together to build one of the toughest marine digging buckets in the country. The custom backhoe bucket has been purpose designed for excavating hard rock. Hall Contracting CEO Cameron Hall said that the company had been eager to engage an Australian […]

  • 17 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Hall Contracting was contracted recently by the Government of Tokelau to upgrade reef passages and construct four new wharves in the remote island nation of Tokelau. The works – which will see Tokelauan locals benefit from safer and more reliable ship-to-shore operations – are expected to begin this month and conclude in November 2019. Hall […]

  • 31 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Hall Contracting, a Sunshine Coast-based dredging, civil contracting and marine civil company, is set to greatly improve the living standards of communities in the remote Polynesian nation of Tuvalu, with the company preparing to undertake dredging works valued at more than $7 million as part of the New Zealand Aid Program. The project will involve […]

  • 18 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Australian dredging and civil construction company Hall Pacific recently started work on the Plantation Island channel dredging project in Fiji. The works began in early June and are expected to be completed by 29 June 2018. Hall Pacific CEO Cameron Hall said that the dredging works will enable vessels greater access to Plantation Island and are a […]

  • 18 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board is leading a team to reconstruct Hall’s Island, which was destroyed by industrial development in the 1960s. Located just north of the Plymouth Avenue Bridge, the site is being excavated to create a new back channel that will re-separate the island from the mainland. In the process, 1,000 linear […]

  • 8 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Sunshine Coast-based dredging, civil contracting and marine civil company Hall Contracting is celebrating its expansion within the international market, having recently opened a new office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Hall Contracting Managing Director Cameron Hall said as the first Hall Contracting branch to open outside of Australian borders since the company’s Fiji office some years […]

  • 25 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) said in its latest announcement that construction begins in November on a project that will restore Hall’s Island along the Northeast Minneapolis riverfront. Work will be based out of the Scherer site, an 11-acre piece of land directly north of the Plymouth Avenue Bridge that was purchased by […]

  • 1 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has this week opened various wharf and ramp structures built by Sunshine Coast dredging and civil construction company Hall Contracting in the remote territory of Tokelau, a dependent territory of New Zealand in the southern Pacific Ocean. The wharves – funded by the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs […]

  • 25 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Hall Contracting, an Australian dredging and civil construction company, has acquired a new backhoe dredger. The giant – a Backacter (BA) 900 christened Woomera – is now the largest Australian-owned backhoe dredger, and is capable of excavating hard rock and clay in confined locations. Commenting the latest news, Hall Contracting CEO, Cameron Hall, said that […]

  • 19 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Saibai, one of Hall Contracting’s cutter suction dredges, has recently joined Woomera in Gladstone where she is tasked with undertaking essential maintenance dredging and replacing piles in the Gladstone Marina. The dredgers will remove sediment build-up and enable vessels to continue to navigate the marina safely, said Hall in their latest announcement. The project, led […]

  • 1 March 2012
    Vessels

    Australian dredging contractor, Hall Contracting, last week launched the newest addition to its fleet, the 400mm Cutter Suction Dredge “Saibai”. Built by Hall, “Saibai” is a 400mm spudded cutter suction dredge similar in capability to the IHC Beaver 1200 style dredgers “Everglade” and “Mabuiag” currently in the Hall fleet. With 1400hp installed, and able to […]

  • 27 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The remote island nation of Tuvalu is benefiting from increased land space and improved living conditions following the completion of dredging works delivered by Australian-based Hall Contracting. Hall Contracting Managing Director, Cameron Hall, said that the works – funded by the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade on behalf of the Government of Tuvalu […]

  • 14 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Rosslyn Bay boaties are benefiting from improved access to the popular Australian harbor, with Queensland dredging company Hall Contracting having recently completed maintenance dredging works. Hall Contracting CEO Cameron Hall said that the company had dredged approximately 24,000 cubic meters of silt, sand and gravel from the entrance channel and a number of internal channels, […]

  • 14 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Fiji’s first iron sand export facility is one step closer to completion, with the contractor Hall Pacific set to finish dredging of a new berth pocket at Lautoka Wharf this week. The works will allow large carrier ships to enter the new facility, where they can be loaded with mineral-rich black sand, ready for export […]

  • 28 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging work of the Rosslyn Bay Harbor in Queensland, conducted by Hall Contracting, is nearing its completion. According to Member for Keppel and Assistant Education Minister, Brittany Lauga, Hall Contracting’s work in this area will provide greater access for deeper draft vessels to the popular harbor. Commenting the progress on the Rosslyn Bay project, […]

  • 8 January 2014

    Australia-based dredging, civil contracting and marine civil company Hall Contracting is celebrating its expansion within the international market, having recently opened a new office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Hall Contracting Managing Director Cameron Hall said as the first Hall Contracting branch to open outside of Australian borders since the company’s Fiji office some years ago, […]

  • 8 February 2012

      Celebrations are in full swing for one of the Sunshine Coast’s longest standing companies, with local dredging, civil contracting and marine civil specialists Hall Contracting having marked 65 years in business. “We have continued to expand our service offering with the addition of larger and more powerful dredging equipment to tackle major Port and […]

  • 5 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Peter DeFazio (OR-04) announced his town hall schedule for the August 2014 recess. DeFazio will travel the district to meet with constituents to discuss jobs and transportation legislation, the federal budget, Social Security, Medicare, port dredging and other issues relevant to Oregon’s Fourth Congressional District. The town hall meetings will also give constituents an […]

  • 3 June 2020

    Australian dredging and civil construction company Hall Contracting has added a new $1.5 million amphibious dredger to its fleet of equipment. Commenting the latest news, Hall Contracting CEO Cameron Hall said that the dredge – christened Maroochy River – was one of two in the company’s fleet with the capabilities to operate both on land […]

  • 20 August 2012

    Award winning Sunshine Coast based dredging company, Hall Contracting, has won a major contract to create a new approach for cargo ships at the Port of Brisbane. Cameron Hall, the Managing Director of Hall Contracting, said the appointment was a real coup for the dredging, civil contracting and marine civil company, which this year celebrates […]

  • 17 May 2012

    After five picture perfect days of calm seas, Hall Contracting’s Cutter Suction Dredge, “SAIBAI”, has successfully opened the channel of the notoriously difficult-to-cross Mooloolah River Mouth in Queensland, Australia. Director of Hall Contracting, Peter Hall, said this is a welcome change after the recent run of bad weather. “The project has delivered a double benefit […]

  • 17 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Australian dredging, civil contracting and marine civil company Hall Contracting has once again set the bar in safety and environmental responsibility, having recently completed dredging maintenance works at the Darwin Naval Base without a single safety or environmental incident. Hall Contracting Managing Director Cameron Hall said the three-month project, completed for Spotless on behalf of […]

  • 30 July 2012

    Following the record-breaking floods that devastated Fiji in March, Sunshine Coast-based dredging and civil engineering company Hall Contracting has joined local Nadi businesses to assist the community, providing $FJD 15,000 (just over $AUD 8,000) that will be used to bring children back to school. Hall Contracting Managing Director Cameron Hall said he was saddened to […]

  • 11 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Australian dredging and civil construction company Hall Contracting has recently added a $1.3 million amphibious dredge to its fleet. The company’s CEO Cameron Hall also announced plans to purchase an additional four of the European machines over the coming months. Mr Hall said that the dredge – recently christened Mooloolah River – is currently the […]

  • 25 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Local boaters are reaping the benefits of maintenance works completed recently by dredging company Hall Contracting, which have seen a safe, navigable passage dredged in Townsville’s Ross River and easy access provided to the Breakwater Pacific Marina. Hall Contracting Managing Director, Cameron Hall, said that the business had initially been engaged by the Department of […]