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  • 22 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    One of the newest ships in the Jan de Nul fleet, the trailer suction hopper dredger “Charles Darwin”, will arrive in Queensland in mid-2014 to start dredging clean marine sand from Moreton Bay, for Brisbane’s New Parallel Runway (NPR). About 13 million cubic metres of clean marine sand is required to provide the superior quality […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging of more than 13 million cubic metres of seabed is about to commence in the Moreton Bay Marine Park for the next stage of Brisbane’s second runway. This highlights the need for strong protection in the marine park, said the Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) today. AMCS Marine Campaigner Fiona Maxwell said: “This is […]

  • 29 June 2012

    Local roads, sport and recreational facilities and drainage infrastructure are the big winners in Moreton Bay Regional Council’s 2012/13 budget. 2012/13 budget includes funds for dredging operations. “The new arrangement will provide for a much-needed program of long-term dredging works.” Dick Waterfield, President of the Bribie Gardens Canal Association said. Mayor Allan Sutherland today announced […]

  • 3 February 2011
    Equipment, Technology

    An AUD200,000 CSIRO coastal glider is bound for Queensland, Australia, to be deployed in Moreton Bay to investigate the impact of the … (hydro-international) [mappress] Source: hydro-international, February 4, 2011;

  • 9 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Recreational fishers will have a new place to drop their lines, with the creation of a 20 hectare artificial reef off Scarborough in the Moreton Bay Marine Park. National Parks Minister Steve Dickson said it was part of the Government’s $50 million Marine Infrastructure Fund and would boost tourism and the local economy as promised […]

  • 7 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    A significant amount of dredging works will be undertaken in the Raby Bay areas during the next six months, according to the Department of Transport and Main Roads – Maritime Safety Queensland. These dredging operations, set to last from March 6 until September 30, will be conducted in the approaches to Ross Canal and the channel […]

  • 2 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Department of National Parks, Sport and Recreation (NPSR) is seeking public comments on proposed changes to the Moreton Bay Marine Park and the Deception Bay declared fish habitat area  for the proposed North Harbour Development in and adjacent to the Caboolture River. Environment Minister Steven Miles that said that the private developer would place a […]

  • 24 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Redland City Council is conducting regular maintenance dredging operations in Weinam Creek – Southern Moreton Bay. The Queensland Government Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) announced that dredging operations will be conducted from 20 March 2020 to 30 March 2020. In the notice, TMR said that the dredge will operate near the ferry terminal […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Charles Darwin, a Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD), used for dredging loose material such as sand, clay or gravel, recently arrived to Brisbane. The dredger will be crucial in building Brisbane Airport’s second runway. Charles Darwin will dredge the seafloor section of Moreton Bay, called Middle Banks, and transport the sand to Luggage Point. The […]

  • 16 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Moreton Bay Regional Council’s contractor, Slurry Systems Pty Ltd, has officially kicked off their first sand back-passing campaign on Woorim Beach, Queensland, Australia.  A target volume of 10.000m³ of sand will be captured at the Benalong Street site and pumped to one of the outlet sites located along Rickman Parade in Woorim. “It is anticipated […]

  • 16 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    BMT WBM, a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, the leading international maritime design, environmental and engineering consultancy, has announced that it has recently secured a six year contract to provide all environmental monitoring services to the Port of Brisbane Pty Ltd (PBPL), following a competitive tender process. BMT’s extensive experience, reputation and innovative approach were […]

  • 30 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    A new $2 million Queensland Government program will aim to reduce the amount of sediment washing off building and construction sites and flowing into the Great Barrier Reef and Moreton Bay. Environment Minister Dr Steven Miles said that the Palaszczuk Government has provided funding to deliver a four-year urban development erosion and sediment control program […]

  • 2 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Queensland’s coastal councils are invited to submit their bids to a $12 million State Government fund to help them safeguard their communities from the impacts of climate change. Environment Minister Dr Steven Miles and Margaret de Wit, President of the Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ), and Moreton Bay Regional Council Mayor Allan Sutherland launched the […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Charles Darwin, a Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD), used for dredging loose material such as sand, clay or gravel, recently arrived to Brisbane. The dredger will be crucial in building Brisbane Airport’s second runway. Charles Darwin will dredge the seafloor section of Moreton Bay, called Middle Banks, and transport the sand to Luggage Point. The […]

  • 3 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Canaipa Passage dredging project has been completed in time for the busy summer season, reports the Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA). GCWA invested $500,000 to maintain safe navigational access to the important link between Moreton Bay and the Gold Coast. They also added that the dredging will provide a depth of -2.5m LAT (Lowest […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Redland City Council will be undertaking dredging on Weinam Creek, Redland Bay, as part of their regular maintenance schedule.  Divisional Councillor Mark Edwards said that the eight week dredge was expected to start Monday, 1 June, and would provide safer more reliable access to the bay. “This work is part of Council’s commitment to providing […]

  • 3 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Charles Darwin, a Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD), used for dredging loose material such as sand, clay or gravel, has arrived to Brisbane. The dredger will be crucial in building Brisbane Airport’s second runway, Brisbane Times has reported. Charles Darwin will dredge the seafloor section of Moreton Bay, called Middle Banks, and transport the sand […]

  • 11 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dredging program has commenced in the Main Channel North at Cabbage Tree Point.   Approximately 15,700m³ of material will be dredged from the channel to a designed depth of -2.7m LAT. The sand will be placed on the foreshore at Cabbage Tree Point, adjacent to the channel. The Cabbage Tree Point dredge site is located on the Main Channel […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    It’s been a hugely significant weekend for Brisbane Airport’s New Parallel Runway project, with the final cubic metre of sand pumped onto the 360 hectare site. Dredging began on June 4 and favorable weather over the last six months allowed the Belgian dredge ‘Charles Darwin’ to pump ashore nearly 11 million cubic meters of sand […]

  • 20 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The first sod has today been turned on the construction of the new runway as part of the Sunshine Coast Airport Expansion Project, the Sunshine Coast Council informs.  Sunshine Coast Mayor, Mark Jamieson, was joined by Federal Member for Fairfax, Ted O’Brien MP, State Member for Maroochydore, Fiona Simpson MP, and representatives of the John Holland […]

  • 8 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging and Reclamation Solutions Pty Ltd (DRS) has successfully completed full installation of the sand delivery (reclamation) pipeline that will be used for the Sunshine Coast Airport Expansion (Runway) Project. Working closely with MP Dredging, DRS wrapped up temporary construction operations including the establishment of the sand pumping pipeline. With the pipeline now complete, sand placement operations for the […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Work on Brisbane Airport’s New Parallel Runway has reached an important milestone after the final load of sand to form the base was pumped onto the site over the weekend. Dredging began on June 4 and favorable weather over the last six months allowed the Belgian dredge ‘Charles Darwin’ to pump ashore nearly 11 million […]

  • 1 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Port of Brisbane has welcomed its first 8500 class vessel, marking a significant milestone in the port’s ongoing work to optimize its navigational channel and ensure Brisbane was able to safely handle the larger container vessels and bulk carriers of the future. “As vessels increase in size and demand grows for Australian ports to take these […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    There were cheers all around when the final load of sand to form the base for Brisbane Airport’s New Parallel Runway was pumped onto the runway site over the weekend – some two months early. Julieanne Alroe Brisbane Airport Corporation (BAC) CEO and Managing Director said collaborative project management and detailed planning contributed to the […]