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  • 6 June 2014

    Five mega ports will be allowed along the Queensland coast, mainly in areas near the Great Barrier Reef. Abbot Point, one of the world’s biggest coal terminals, has been declared a port development priority area. The declaration comes only six months after green groups lost a battle to stop Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority […]

  • 9 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Caley Valley Wetlands at Abbot Point Port will be protected and enhanced by the Queensland Government’s Abbot Point Port and Wetlands Project. Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning Jeff Seeney has rejected today’s alarms of the World Wildlife Fund calling for a delay to the project. “This project enables the […]

  • 17 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Great Barrier Reef is not under threat from responsible dredging activities such as those proposed for the port of Abbot Point near Bowen, announced qld.gov.au. Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development Jeff Seeney said the latest scientific evidence on reef health proved that dredging has minor impacts on reef ecosystems when compared to other […]

  • 14 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A strategy to facilitate the development of the Galilee Basin and deliver up to 28,000 new jobs was unveiled by the Newman Government today. Speaking at the Major Projects Conference in Brisbane, Premier Campbell Newman said the Galilee Basin Development Strategy would grow the resources sector as one of the four pillars of the Queensland […]

  • 17 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    North Queensland families have heard firsthand how the Queensland Government will help protect the Great Barrier Reef through a strategy to use dredge material from port development on land, rather than conventional sea-based disposal methods. Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning Jeff Seeney told a public meeting in Bowen that the […]

  • 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 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Newman Government has announced it is prepared to commit $4 million over the next two years towards the Gladstone Healthy Harbour Partnership providing industry matches its contribution. The proposed government commitment involves $1 million in set up costs, and then $1.5 million each year, over two years ($3 million in total) towards its operation. […]

  • 1 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Great Barrier Reef will remain one of the world’s best managed reefs through the Queensland Government’s draft Strategic Assessment of the Great Barrier Reef coastal zone. Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning Jeff Seeney, said the report assessed how the State’s planning, development, and coastal management processes identify and protect […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Conservation groups have blasted the federal government’s decision to approve the Abbot Point coal terminal expansion at a protest in Brisbane on Wednesday. And some in the tourism industry have voiced concern about the port development, saying they are unsure about the impact on their sector, which relies on the Great Barrier Reef. A small […]

  • 3 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new Reef Facts campaign has been launched to cut through the misinformation about the Great Barrier Reef. Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection, Andrew Powell, said the false and extreme claims had the potential to damage the state’s reputation, if they were not addressed. “This Government is doing more to protect the Great Barrier […]

  • 6 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society has said Mr Seeney’s comments that the Queensland Government would deal directly with UNESCO will not address the problems created by fast-tracking industrial development along the Great Barrier Reef. Felicity Wishart, Great Barrier Reef campaign director, said the World Heritage Committee wants the Queensland and Federal Governments to end the […]

  • 13 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley, working together with local officials, has secured funding for the dredging of Depoe Bay Harbor to be included in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 2019 budget. Dubbed the “World’s Smallest Navigable Harbor,” Depoe Bay Harbor is home to several small fishing charters, as well as an arm of the Oregon […]

  • 29 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Sea Dog Creek dredging project, aimed to remove a sand bar that has become a hazard for local boaters and to restore marshland, is officially underway, Councilwoman Erin King Sweeney said in her latest announcement.   In January 2018, Hempstead Town Supervisor Laura Gillen, Councilwoman King Sweeney and Councilman Anthony D’Esposito stood together to call on […]

  • 1 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Queensland Government has just released the draft Great Barrier Reef Port Strategy for public comment. Deputy Premier Seeney has stated that: ‘We will confine future development to the existing major ports where there is considerable scope for future development at Abbot Point, at Dudgeon Point in the Port of Hay Point and at several […]

  • 12 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Five years after the Superstorm Sandy slammed the town, Hempstead officials are working on a dredging project that will rehabilitate local waterways and clear channels that were affected by the storm. Yesterday, at the West Marina in Point Lookout, Councilwoman King Sweeney was joined by Supervisor Laura Gillen and Councilman Anthony D’Esposito as they announced that the […]

  • 25 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Member of Parliament for New Brunswick Southwest John Williamson, on behalf of the Honorable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, has announced that the Government of Canada will invest $750,000 over two years in harbor improvements at Dipper Harbor and Seeleys Cove. Funding is being allocated for: – The construction of a ground-out bed […]

  • 17 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Oregon’s U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley has secured key provisions that will help create jobs and improve infrastructure in Oregon communities in the Senate Appropriations Committee’s Energy and Water appropriations bill, which was voted out of committee late last week. “One of the most gratifying parts of serving on the Senate Appropriations Committee is that I […]

  • 20 April 2011

    A Washington developer’s plan to mine for gold on one of Oregon’s most pristine salmon rivers has hit a roadblock.   BY JEFF BARNARD (therepublic) [mappress] Source: therepublic, April 20, 2011    

  • 13 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Azov-Black Sea Basin Branch of FSUE Rosmorport has invited bidders to submit their offers for the Kavkaz Port dredging contract. This development project includes an implementation of repair and dredging works at the approach canal and water area of the Port of Kavkaz, according to portnews.ru. Initial price of this deepening program is RUB 20 […]

  • 21 September 2010

    While courtroom and permit battles drag on, the Army Corps of Engineers is trying to bypass a congressional block on funding for the … By Jeff Montgomery (delawareonline) [mappress] Source: delawareonline, September 21, 2010;

  • 6 April 2011

    Calling his leadership style “cavalier, conniving and cold-hearted,” Hernando County Commissioner Jeff Stabins on Tuesday issued an… By Barbara Behrendt (tampabay) [mappress] Source: tampabay, April 6, 2011  

  • 1 September 2010

    County officials are slated to sit down with dredge contractors in hopes they can lower the cost of the latest multi million dollar change… By Jeff Schmucker (hernandotoday) [mappress] Source: hernandotoday, September 2, 2010;

  • 26 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The public is invited to attend a “Partnering Meeting” sponsored by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Memphis District, on February 12, 2015, in Blytheville, Arkansas. The meeting topics will include an overview of the Memphis District’s work in this region, updates on the Levee Safety Program, Mississippi River navigation improvements, and flood preparedness. Representatives […]

  • 7 October 2011

    The group “Support Our Port” hosted a rally Thursday evening, trying to raise awareness for a JAXPORT expansion plan they said would bring… By Jeff Marcu (firstcoastnews) [mappress] Source: firstcoastnews, October 7, 2011;

  • 4 April 2011

    Iraq’s ambassador to the United States, Samir Sumaidaie, visited a New Richmond business on Friday, April 1. Ellicott Dredge… By Jeff Holmquist  (newrichmond-news) [mappress] Source: newrichmond-news, April 4, 2011;    

  • 6 January 2011

    The Klamath River — which has seen its salmon runs gradually decline for a century — now has a formal plan for restoring the purity of its… By Jeff Barnard (theworldlink) [mappress] Source: theworldlink, January 6, 2011;