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  • 21 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The opening of tenders for site investigations for an expanded Port of Hastings is a significant new milestone in the evolution of the port, Port of Hastings Development Authority CEO, Mike Lean, said two days ago. Mr Lean said the tender for three work programs covering marine geotechnical investigations, land side geotechnical investigations and a […]

  • 6 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging project at the Hastings River, aimed to widen the river and improve navigation conditions adjacent to Port Macquarie’s Town Green, is set to begin this month. Sand that will be removed during the project will be used to replenish Town Beach between the Breakwall and Sea Rescue building. As reported earlier today by the […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Specialist surveys to collect information on the physical characteristics of land and seabed regions around Western Port will be finished by the end of August. The geotechnical and geophysical survey programs began in December and were carried out to give the Port of Hastings Development Authority a better understanding of the local coastal and marine […]

  • 11 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representatives Alcee L. Hastings and Patrick E. Murphy have led a bipartisan letter from members of the Florida Congressional Delegation calling on Congressional leaders to maintain the full funding outlined in the President’s budget request for Everglades restoration efforts throughout the appropriations process. “Our waterways are in crisis and require immediate action, but we […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Victoria’s commercial ports have performed strongly over the past year, posting solid figures in import and export trade. Minister for Ports David Hodgett welcomed the annual reports tabled in Parliament yesterday and said the figures reinforced the strategic value of Victoria’s commercial ports. “Victoria has an incredibly strong ports sector which can be seen in the […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Hastings Development Authority has marked a major milestone with the successful completion of detailed site surveys of Western Port’s marine environment. These surveys included taking numerous samples from just over 100 borehole locations at various points across Western Port. The samples were collected from two jack-up barges that began surveying in December […]

  • 12 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) reaffirmed its concern that the state and federal governments are failing to put the welfare of the Great Barrier Reef first, after more evidence has emerged of fast tracking plans for port expansion at Abbot Point. Felicity Wishart, AMCS Great Barrier Reef campaign director, said comments made by the […]

  • 27 August 2012

    The Port Macquarie Hastings Council has introduced a plan for the Lake Cathie dredging. According to ABC News, the council plans to dredge an area at the eastern side of the Ocean Drive Bridge. The sand dredged from the lake will be used to reinforce eroded beachfront areas at Lake Cathie. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, […]

  • 4 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The coastal hazards committee led by three Hawkes’ Bay councils has recommended the establishment of a Coastal Contributory Fund to enable each council to rate for the future cost of implementing actions, such as groynes, shingle renourishment and sea walls. Joint Committee Chair and Regional Councillor Peter Beaven received the comments of Councillors representing Napier […]

  • 5 November 2012

    The Port of Hastings Development Authority is seeking requests for tender. There are currently four open tenders: • Hydrodynamic model – for Western Port, including water sediment transport and water quality • Ecological assessment – and ecological risk management, with an emphasis on marine risks and potential impacts • Risk management system – to inform […]

  • 9 April 2014

    Hawke’s Bay Regional Council is looking to work with Napier City and Hastings District Councils to develop a strategy to provide a long term vision for the region’s coastline in light of the predicted impacts of climate change. The move comes in response to a report presented to today’s Environment and Services Committee meeting reviewing […]

  • 19 October 2012

    The Pinellas Beach renourishment project is progressing very well and it will be completed in the next few weeks. Andy Squires, the Pinellas Coastal Manager, stated: “It’s a huge boost to tourism. It’s critical to our economy and provides a great deal of money to the system.” This $31.5 million program includes dredging of fresh […]

  • 28 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Community engagement is ramping up for the Port of Hastings Development Authority as a range of forums get underway with local councils and the community to seek input and views on the Container Expansion Project. The Authority’s newly established stakeholder engagement network, PORTicipate, gathered in Hastings last week for its first meeting, with CEO Mike […]

  • 27 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has released an environmental assessment worksheet for a proposed construction project to widen and manage flow rates for a section of the Mississippi River channel near Hastings that has narrowed with sediment build up.  Changing sediment patterns have made it difficult and costly to maintain safe navigation through […]

  • 20 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port Macquarie-Hastings Council (NSW) has just announced that pre-dredge survey works for the upcoming Settlement Shores Dredging project will start next week. According to the Council, the survey works are scheduled to be undertaken in the week of 23 September 2019. They also added that this survey will identify those areas where there is […]

  • 21 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, locked the last tow of the season for the St. Paul, Minn., area yesterday, because ice conditions on the Mississippi River are becoming difficult for vessels to navigate. The Motor Vessel Mary K Cavarra was locked through Lock and Dam 2, near Hastings, Minn., withfour barges. […]

  • 25 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Alcee L. Hastings (D-FL) made the following statement on the House floor on Wednesday in support of H.R. 3080, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013. “The bill, though far from perfect, is long overdue. There is a lot of go-nowhere, do-nothing talk about creating jobs here on the Hill, but this […]

  • 29 November 2010

    Fifteen conservation groups from the Port Phillip and Bayside areas are making a united call to major parties to protect the Port of … BY REBECCA THISTLETON (melbourneweeklyportphillip) [mappress] Source: melbourneweeklyportphillip, November 29, 2010;

  • 25 October 2012

    Minister for Ports Denis Napthine, today announced the appointment of Peter Dorling to the Board of the Victorian Regional Channels Authority (VRCA). Dr Napthine said Mr Dorling will join current Chair Ken Jarvis and Deputy Chair Merran Kelsall, and will be a valuable asset for the VRCA as it continues its task of managing Victoria’s […]

  • 20 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Doc Hastings (WA-04) delivered the following opening statement today at the Conference Committee meeting on the Water Resources Reform & Development Act (WRRDA): “America’s water infrastructure is vital to our economy – tying our farmers and manufacturers to customers across the country and around the globe. One of our nation’s […]

  • 26 July 2012

    Port Macquarie-Hastings Council will move ahead with a Coastal Zone Management Plan for Lake Cathie that incorporates a revetment and beach nourishment as the key steps for protecting the area against coastal erosion. The decision follows an extensive 10 week public exhibition period of the Lake Cathie Coastline Management Study Stage 2, which listed four […]

  • 28 February 2012

    The Port Macquarie-Hastings Council has faced a great deal of pressure to review its dredging policy for Lake Cathie, reports ABC. Findings of a survey recently conducted by the Lake Cathie Progress Association show a considerable support for dredging. Secretary Jack Jones stressed that it is necessary to do research in order to support the […]

  • 25 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port Macquarie-Hastings Council is currently looking at options to conduct emergency foreshore works at the Lake Cathie Foreshore Reserve, including seeking emergency funding to address the immediate erosion issues to protect the reserve. The council is aware of the major erosion impacting Lake Cathie Foreshore Reserve, as the result of recent high seas and […]

  • 12 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    A new consistent planning zone for Victoria’s major ports has been approved, in a move that will secure the future growth of the freight sector and its contribution to the State’s economy. Planning Minister Matthew Guy said the zone and streamlined planning controls will create an effective buffer between port operations and uses in adjoining […]

  • 4 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Settlement Shores canal dredging gets underway today, beginning cleanup operations at Regatta Cove, informs the Port Macquarie-Hastings Council. The dredging will address areas where the canal depth has been impacted by sedimentation, tidal movements, and boat wash, making it safer and more accessible for the boating public. According to the officials, the sand will […]

  • 25 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The new Flynns Beach seawall and surrounding improvements are almost finished, reports the Port Macquarie-Hastings Council. Now that works are nearing completion, a planned closure of Tuppenny Road is required to tie in the southern end of works. The new seawall is part of the first stage of the Flynns Beach Master Plan that commenced in […]