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  • 9 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The New Zealand’s Dunedin City Council (DCC) is closely monitoring coastal erosion in front of Kettle Park. Recent high seas have washed away sand along about 200m of Ocean Beach, by Kettle Park. This has exposed rubble in front of the dune which was placed in 2007 as part of protection measures for the dune […]

  • 18 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Chatham Rock Phosphate is centre stage at the Underwater Mining Institute conference being held at Shanghai this week. CRP principal scientist Dr Robin Falconer updated the conference on recent corporate milestones and presented the findings of the four cruises conducted in the Chatham Rise licence area, east of New Zealand over the 2011-12 summer at […]

  • 5 November 2018
    Business & Finance

     The dredging operations at Oamaru Harbor in North Otago, New Zealand, are officially underway.  Under the project, Rooney Earth Moving will be dredging a 120 meter long by 40 meter wide portion of the Oamaru Harbor channel to a depth of three meters at low tide (at present its down to about 1 meter at […]

  • 21 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Port of Tauranga today announced another record half year profit as it grew container traffic and bulk freight volumes, consolidating its position as the pre-eminent national freight gateway. Net Profit After Tax increased to $74.2 million from $34.6 million. This included a net gain of $35.0 million on the sale of our 50% share in […]

  • 31 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Chatham Rock Phosphate today submitted a draft Marine Consent application to the Environmental Protection Authority – the culmination of four years’ work and more than $25 million in investment. The Marine Consent is the only major licence CRP now needs, having gained a mining permit for its phosphate extraction project in December. The EPA, New […]

  • 11 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The first key milestone has been reached on the project creating the stage for the 36th America’s Cup in Auckland in 2021, the Auckland Council said in their today’s release.  The Wynyard Edge Alliance (WEA), the organization formed by the New Zealand Government and Auckland Council to deliver the infrastructure required for the event, has […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Chatham Rock Phosphate Limited (CRP) has provided an updated set of draft conditions to the Environmental Protection Authority Marine Consent hearing to comprehensively address the issues discussed by experts and raised by submiters. The conditions cover mining operations, the mine plan and environmental management – including of marine mammals and seabirds.  The conditions include extensive […]

  • 9 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    New Zealand’s Chatham Rock Phosphate said in their latest release that they are joining the World Ocean Council (WOC), the international business leadership alliance for “Corporate Ocean Responsibility”. According to the announcement, Chatham Rock Phosphate aims to be the premier supplier of direct application phosphate to the global agricultural sector, in support of sustainable farming […]

  • 3 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work to rebuild the South New Brighton jetty is set to begin during the next month, the Christchurch City Council just announced. The current jetty was knocked around in the 2010 and 2011 earthquakes and sustained further damage in a severe storm during 2013. The council has approved $400,000 to build a replacement and the project […]

  • 20 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Cruise ships are one step closer to returning to Lyttelton Harbor, as construction begins on Lyttelton Port Company’s (LPC) cruise berth. The new cruise berth will be located between Cashin Quay and the entrance to the Inner Harbor. It will be the first custom-built cruise ship facility in New Zealand designed to accommodate the world’s […]

  • 8 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Heron Construction Co. recently completed stage one of the Next Generation Capital Dredging on Port Otago allowing large container ships like the Laust Maersk to make full use of the extra channel depth to carry more cargo. The port’s TSHD “New Era” dredged the sand and Heron Construction’s backhoe ‘Kimihia’ dredged the silty and rocky […]

  • 19 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Whangamata Bar is regarded as one of New Zealand’s premier surfing waves. The steep faced left hander breaks along an ebb-tidal delta at the entrance to Whangamata Harbour. The wave often produces long makeable barrels and high performance sections. The sand bar that sculpts these classic waves is at the centre of an ongoing […]

  • 12 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Work on dredging the stretch of the Heathcote River between Radley Street and the Woolston Cut could begin in the next few months, according to the Christchurch City Council. The Council’s Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee today voted to recommend the Council fast-track the planned dredging work to help reduce the flood risk in the area. […]

  • 24 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Court has confirmed the resource consents issued to Refining NZ for its dredging project, subject to minor revisions agreed between the parties, the company announced. The confirmation comes four months after the company had appealed the consents granted by the Northland Regional Council (NRC) and follows detailed discussions with the parties to the […]

  • 11 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Lyttelton Port Company (LPC) has 14 monitoring buoys around the harbor and the wider coastal area, measuring water clarity, currents, wave height, salinity, dissolved oxygen and temperature. Dr Leonie Andersen from Vision Environment installed the buoys in September 2016 to provide baseline data on the harbor’s natural fluctuations before channel deepening/dredging begins this year. The […]

  • 18 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The New Zealand’s Napier Port today released its annual results for the 2018 financial year, with new records set for cargo and cruise. In the year to 30 September 2018, Napier Port celebrated handling a total of 5.1 million tonnes of cargo. A record 2.2 million tonnes of logs were exported to markets across the […]

  • 6 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work on the next stage of the Otago Regional Council (ORC)’s Leith Flood Protection Scheme, between the Union Street bridge and Clyde Street, is set to start this week, according to the Otago Regional Council. These new works, conducted by Downer Group, are part of the scheduled flood protection program for 2017, and will help improve […]

  • 5 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    A report to Te Awarua-o-Porirua Harbor and Catchment Joint Committee has shown that a decision to dredge the harbor would be a long and costly process, the Porirua City Council said in their latest release.  “Earlier this year members of the public twice asked the joint committee to consider dredging as a way to remove […]

  • 11 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has refused an application by Chatham Rock Phosphate Limited (CRP) for a marine consent to mine phosphorite nodules on the Chatham Rise. The decision was made by a Decision-making Committee (DMC) appointed by the EPA Board and was released this morning. This is a seriously negative signal for New Zealand […]

  • 26 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    New groynes and a seawall will help fight erosion at Shelly Beach in Kaipara Harbor, Auckland Council said in its latest release.  Groynes are structures that modify sea currents and wave energy to help trap sand on the beach. At the beach’s northern end is a mangrove colony that developed after a seawall was built […]

  • 13 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Napier Port, New Zealand, has just released the latest update on their 6 Wharf Project saying that HEB Construction are on track to start piling next week. The new wharf – 350 meters long and 34 meters wide – will be built on piles alongside the existing container terminal. The wharf will be supported by […]

  • 28 March 2014

    Astika Holdings announced today that it is continuing to focus on a variety of strategic acquisitions in the service, agriculture and industrial sectors to compliment and capture the next wave of growth companies from Asia and New Zealand. Rapid economic growth and increased foreign investment sector companies poised for accelerated growth with national modernization are […]

  • 26 December 2011

    Port of Tauranga has been given long-awaited approval to dredge its shipping channel, paving the way for larger container vessels and more cargo to enter the harbour. One of the appellants, Ngai Te Rangi, was also encouraged by the Environment Court decision released recently, saying it was looking forward to implementing a strong relationship with […]

  • 25 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    New Zealand’s Port Nelson said in its latest announcement that Heron Construction has completed site disestablishment and restoration works at their Calwell Slipway, meaning that the project is now fully completed. “We have been successful in achieving the remediation targets. The target concentrations for residual sediments remaining in the Calwell Slipway Basin was 270 mg/kg for […]

  • 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 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Construction of a new 350-meter-long wharf for Hawke’s Bay started in early February with a ground-breaking and blessing ceremony for workers held at Napier Port. A karakia was performed at the 6 Wharf construction site, along the northern end of the port’s container terminal, for the hundreds of people who will be working on the […]