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  • 30 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    City of Newcastle, NSW, has delivered on a shortened deadline of 30 June and become just the second council in NSW to deliver a coastal management program (CMP) for certification to the State Government. The Final Draft Stockton Coastal Management Program 2020 (Stockton CMP) was unanimously endorsed by the elected Council on Tuesday evening and will now be considered by the Minister for Local Government for review and […]

  • 24 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The City of Newcastle Council has been directed to prepare its Coastal Management Program (CMP) for Stockton as an urgent matter of priority. Minister for Local Government Shelley Hancock said that the Council has been given until June 30 this year to complete its CMP to address the issue of erosion at Stockton Beach. “Last […]

  • 28 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has applied to the Federal Court for a review of the Australian Competition Tribunal’s recent decision on the terms of access by Glencore Coal Assets Australia Pty Ltd to certain services at the Port of Newcastle. The Tribunal re-arbitrated an access dispute between Glencore and Port of Newcastle […]

  • 27 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The NSW Government is being urged to explore the fast-tracking of dredging for the proposed Port of Newcastle liquified natural gas import terminal, with the extracted river sand used to restore Stockton beach. The Maritime Union of Australia said that dredged sand from the Hunter River, which would have naturally joined Stockton beach before the […]

  • 9 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Port of Newcastle is celebrating 160 years of continuous dredging and its vital role underpinning safe and reliable operations as Australia’s third-largest port and the world’s largest coal export port. Continuous dredging of the channel began in March 1859 using ladder dredges to remove mud, sand, boulders and surface rock to ensure the safe passage […]

  • 8 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has finalized its arbitration of a dispute between Glencore Coal Assets Australia Pty Ltd (Glencore) and Port of Newcastle Operations Pty Ltd (PNO) about terms and conditions for accessing the ‘declared’ shipping channel service at the Port of Newcastle. The ACCC has determined that PNO should reduce its […]

  • 28 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Craig Carmody, CEO of the Port of Newcastle, announced yesterday that in the past three weeks, the port had received a number of unsolicited bids to develop and operate a container terminal in Newcastle, NSW.  “I can confirm that the Port of Newcastle has been approached by a number of globally significant container port operators […]

  • 20 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Northumbrian Water and the Environment Agency announced today completion of the £7 million flood reduction scheme in Brunton Park, Newcastle. The scheme will reduce the risk of flooding to more than one hundred properties in Mitford Gardens, Princes Close, Fairway Close, Princes Road, Waterbury Road and Clayworth Road. The three sources of flooding in Brunton Park were from […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Surveys of the known flood siltation areas of the channel at Newcastle started yesterday with the Horseshoe area and the Kooragang Swing Basin complete. Surveys of other areas of the channel will continue throughout this week. The Harbor Master has promulgated the Horseshoe Area at 14,6m. At this point the other areas surveyed were no […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Soil Machine Dynamics’ (SMD) facility at Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, this week commenced the assembly of Nautilus Minerals’ third and final Seafloor Production Tool (SPT), the Auxiliary Cutter (AC). Nautilus’ CEO, Mike Johnston said: “We are pleased that the assembly of the AC, the third and final of the three SPTs has now commenced, with […]

  • 12 July 2011
    Project & Tenders

    Port Waratah Coal Services (PWCS), based at Port of Newcastle in New South Wales, Australia, announced on July 6 that it plans to build a… (portnews) [mappress] Source: portnews, July 12, 2011;

  • 14 February 2011

    The Newcastle Port Corporation in New South Wales, Australia, has submitted an environmental assessment application for a proposed plan to… (ship-technology) [mappress] Source: ship-technology, February 14, 2011;

  • 21 February 2010

    “SMELLY black goo” has been bubbling to the surface of Newcastle Harbour near the Stockton Ferry terminal, authorities confirmed yesterday. [mappress] Source: The Herald, February 22, 2010

  • 11 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The City of Newcastle, NSW, proposal for mass-offshore sand nourishment and immediate minimal buried seawall extension works in the draft Stockton Coastal Management Program (CMP) has received broad support through public exhibition, with 162 community and 19 agency submissions in total. The City completed the 28-day public exhibition period on Tuesday. 74 percent of submissions […]

  • 13 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The City of Newcastle, NSW, has prepared a draft Coastal Management Program (CMP) for Stockton in partnership with the local community, and the plan is on public exhibition for a month. According to their official announcement, “City of Newcastle continues to work closely with our Stockton Community Liaison Group (SCLG), government agencies and members of […]

  • 22 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    City of Newcastle, NSW, said in their latest release that they have welcomed a long-term plan to address erosion at Stockton Beach using large-scale sand nourishment.  Councils across NSW are preparing plans to manage coastal areas in line with the NSW Government’s Coastal Management Act 2016, with City of Newcastle working through COVID-19 isolation arrangements to […]

  • 9 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Approximately 5,500 tonnes of sand will begin arriving at Stockton Beach today as City of Newcastle, NSW, begins the anticipated beach nourishment project. The project is in response to severe erosion at the southern end of Stockton Beach and is also a pilot sand and wave-monitoring project to inform future management of the beach. City […]

  • 26 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Local Government Shelley Hancock has announced an additional $175,000 of funding for the City of Newcastle Council to begin work to boost sand volumes on Stockton Beach, located north of the Hunter River in New South Wales, Australia. “The newest round of funding will enable approximately 5,500 tonnes of sand to be placed […]

  • 28 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    A multi-disciplinary team led by University of New South Wales (UNSW) Sydney researchers is releasing the first large-scale summary of how their estuaries – and the 80 per cent of NSW residents living on them – will be impacted by climate change. According to UNSW, two out of three Australians and four out of five […]

  • 28 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Newcastle will seek clarification on the NSW Government’s position on offshore sand extraction for nourishment and replenishment of Stockton Beach, following a successful Lord Mayoral Minute at this week’s Council meeting. The minute cited advice from the UNSW’s Water Research Laboratory (WRL), commissioned by the NSW Government’s Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH), […]

  • 13 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Research into the impacts of wild weather and climate change on the Queensland’s Gold Coast is being stepped up with the launch of a bright yellow monitoring buoy nicknamed Big Bird, the Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA) said in its latest release.  According to GCWA, Big Bird’s launch formally marks the establishment of the Coastal […]

  • 14 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Hunter Water has begun construction of a large sand container seawall to protect its site at Stockton from coastal erosion. The work is being undertaken by a specialist contractor and will involve excavating and installing 17 Mega Geotextile Sand Containers along the face of the site. Hunter Water’s Chief Investment Officer Darren Cleary said that […]

  • 9 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    This year’s BPA Conference – running from 9-12 October – will be hosted by the Port of Tyne at Sage Gateshead in Newcastle Gateshead. Visiting the Conference, Royal HaskoningDHV will on Thursday, 11 October, discuss the issues involved in procuring a new quay from the perspective of the different parties involved; from the port COO and Engineer, project financiers, to the Contractors […]

  • 2 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Angus King joined Damariscotta Region Chamber Director Stephanie Gallagher on April 27 to visit local businesses in Damariscotta and discuss the challenges and opportunities facing the economy in the Midcoast, from broadband expansion to workforce development. “Damariscotta and Newcastle are fortunate to have such thoughtful, hardworking Maine people investing in their community and […]

  • 26 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Newcastle City Council announced yesterday that a Community Liaison Group has been formed in order to seek a long-term solution to the worsening erosion of Stockton Beach. According to Lord Mayor Nuatali Nelmes, the Stockton Community Liaison Group, made up of residents from the suburb, will provide valuable input into the Stockton component of a Coastal Zone Management […]

  • 15 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Newcastle City Council is carrying out sand nourishment work at Stockton Beach and repairs to the northern end of the Mitchell Street seawall and pedestrian beach access. According to the Council, the work is part of their ongoing commitment to protect the beach and mitigate potential damage caused by future storm events. University of […]

  • 31 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    A community meeting on the ongoing erosion issue of Stockton Beach in Newcastle, New South Wales, will take place at the Stockton Surf Club on November 2 from 6:30pm, Save Stockton Beach said in its latest announcement. Lord Mayor of Newcastle, Nuatali Nelmes, is expected to attend the meeting, and an open invitation has been extended to all […]

  • 21 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Northumbria Regional Flood and Coastal Committee has launched it’s business plan for 2017/18. The group will oversee spending of almost £22 million to protect hundreds of homes across the north east as it sets out its objectives for the next year. The NRFCC plan for 2017/18 will include continued work at Greatham in Hartlepool, Killingworth […]

  • 4 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has just announced that the multi-million pound Lustrum Beck Flood Alleviation Scheme in Stockton-on-Tees has been officially opened. The EA and Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council have worked together on the £3 million award-winning scheme, which included replacing Londonderry Bridge and building new flood walls along the beck. An official opening event on 26 July […]