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  • 29 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand yesterday announced that the beach renourishment project at Smith Point County Park is complete. The project is part of the larger New York Fire Island to Montauk Point Reformulation Study known as FIMP. “After more than 50 years of planning and praying, beach renourishment at Smith Point […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Today’s announcement by Clive Palmer’s Waratah Coal that he will seek to take over BHP’s abandoned proposal to develop Abbot Point coal terminal, underscores just how urgently Australia needs better national laws to ensure business cannot improperly influence politics, said the Australian Greens. “Australians deserve to know what Mr Palmer and his Senators will abstain […]

  • 22 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    An innovative Noosa Council sand replenishment project is bringing back the beach at erosion-plagued Munna Point. Infrastructure Planning and Design Manager Nick Wellwood this week confirmed that the project has increased the beach profile by at least eight meters. Three 15-meter geo-fabric in-situ sand-filled groynes with toe mattresses extend into the river to curtail erosion […]

  • 22 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, marked the completion of two major milestones as part of the Army Corps navigation improvement project at Rhodes Point during a ceremony at the Somers Cove Marina in Crisfield June 21. The projects were conducted in coordination with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources; Somerset County; Maryland […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has welcomed the Commonwealth Bank’s decision to end their position as financial adviser to the Adani Carmichael coal mine project, which will require the expansion of the mega-port Abbot Point. Cherry Muddle, Great Barrier Reef campaigner for AMCS, said that the decision highlights that the project represents a bad […]

  • 10 December 2013

    The Federal Government’s decision to allow three million cubic metres of sediment and rock to be dredged and dumped in World Heritage waters to expand Abbot Point port, is “damaging and short-sighted,” reef campaigners said today. AMCS Great Barrier Reef Campaign Director, Felicity Wishart, said the go ahead for dredging and dumping flies in the […]

  • 16 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Norfolk District is seeking public input on a Virginia Beach City Government proposal to mechanically dredge a Saw Pen Point neighborhood tributary to provide residents with navigation access.  The Schilling Point SSD project is located in a tributary to the Lynnhaven River’s Western Branch, adjacent to the Saw Pen […]

  • 17 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey Representative, Chris Smith, has announced that progress has been made on restoring the beaches in Point Pleasant Beach Borough, with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers signaling it is planning to return to address recent erosion caused by severe weather over the past week. “Good beaches are essential to a successful local economy, […]

  • 9 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Port Stephens Council has engaged Whitehead & Associates in conjunction with Coastal Environment Pty to develop options for the removal of the 80m seawall that currently extends along the foreshore to the north of Kangaroo Point Foreshore.  This seawall is currently failing; eroding on both the landward and seaward side of the wall. Vertical seawalls […]

  • 14 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded a contract in the amount of $4.2 million to Midwest Construction Company, for construction repairs of Shoal Point Placement Area 3, 4 and 5. The contractor is required to repair several sections of the containment levee. “Dredge material placement areas are necessary for the USACE […]

  • 18 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Construction of a new bayfront marina at the end of Higbee Avenue in Somers Point is underway with completion expected in the summer of 2019. Wickberg Marina Contracting, Inc. of Belford, NJ recently completed the dredging phase of the project, and Walters Marine Construction of Ocean View, NJ has begun construction on the marina itself. […]

  • 2 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Queensland Government and Redland City Council have agreed to jointly fund the replacement of the Coochiemudlo Island Jetty and the demolition of the old jetty for an estimated cost of $3.5 million together with channel dredging work at both Victoria Point and the new Coochiemudlo Island Jetty, to ensure service access in all tides. […]

  • 22 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, has awarded a $577,000 contract to Western Contracting of Sioux City, Iowa, for adaptive management at the Sandy Point Bend chute complex in Harrison County, Iowa. Work will begin this month with completion expected by the end of December 2015. The chutes at Sandy Point Bend were […]

  • 11 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk today announced a new agreement between the Labor Government and major proponents Adani and GVK to put in place an environmentally sustainable and fiscally responsible proposal for the expansion of the Abbot Point Coal Terminal. Ms Palaszczuk said the agreement reached would see dredge spoil dumped on land on the site known […]

  • 28 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Jacks Point boat ramp is now open to the public following a fortnight of dredging to remove mud and silt in Fureys Creek, according to the Thames-Coromandel District Council. The boat ramp, which is beside the Patukirikiri Reserve in Coromandel Town had been closed temporarily due to health and safety concerns around deep mud at the […]

  • 22 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) was the naming sponsor of the Major Project Summit (MPS) held recently in Bowen. The annual MPS provides a forum for industry, businesses and community to hear about planned and proposed large infrastructure projects for the region. NQBP’s CEO, Steve Lewis presented on future growth opportunities for the Port […]

  • 8 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Barnstable Outer Channel Dredge Project is about to begin, according to a statement from the Town of Barnstable Department of Public Works. The state boat ramp at Blish Point will be used for dewatering operations with limited access available to the state boat ramp. Actual dredge mobilization in the outer harbor channel is  scheduled to […]

  • 8 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) is repairing  the Point Lonsdale seawall, which was damaged by winter storms. Local contractors Elstone Diving Services Pty Ltd started the $47,000 project yesterday. DELWP Senior Environmental Planner, Frances Northeast, said: “A series of storms over winter saw high sea levels and powerful waves cause damage […]

  • 4 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging operations are currently underway at the Port of Hay Point, North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) said in its latest release.  The dredging works in this area are critical for maintaining port infrastructure and involve relocating sediment which travels along the coast and accumulates over the years where the shipping operations occur. NQBP is […]

  • 24 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Expressions of interest have been called for construction work to expand the Abbot Point port. Minister for State Development, Dr Anthony Lynham, said that the construction and dredging works at the port would generate up to 155 jobs for about six months. “We are calling for expressions of interest from suitably qualified companies to undertake […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Rick Scott yesterday officially kicked-off JAXPORT’s Mile Point harbor improvement project which will remove existing navigational restrictions on the St. Johns River at Mile Point. This project will ensure larger ships can travel the channel more efficiently, saving shippers and businesses time and money in loading and unloading cargo. The state invested $43.5 million for […]

  • 21 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    A new flow-way is now open in Chicopit Bay on the St. Johns River, and boaters there are helping the Mile Point construction crew by remaining alert in the busy construction area. Restoring the historical flow-way in Chicopit Bay and its connection to the Intracoastal Waterway system is necessary for the Mile Point project, which […]

  • 16 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The community reference groups (CRGs) were held at the ports of Mackay and Hay Point as part of NQBP’s ongoing commitment to public consultation and engagement. “The CRGs are integral to connecting the ports and the community,” NQBP Chief Executive Officer Nicolas Fertin said. “I was pleased to be on hand with senior NQBP representatives […]

  • 21 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Grand Bahama, the Hon. Dr. Michael Darville, recently announced that the construction work on Smith’s Point Seawall in Grand Bahama is now back on track. The minister told the Smith’s Point community during the last week’s meeting that there were initial delays in getting the project started because of essential information gathering that was […]

  • 4 December 2014
    Business & Finance

      The community has been invited to have a further say on an LNP Government strategy that would prevent dredged material from expansion at the port of Abbot Point being placed in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning Jeff Seeney said the Abbot Point Port […]

  • 13 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Oregon State Marine Board held their quarterly Board meeting at the Portland Yacht Club on January 8. At the meeting, the board approved a grant to Tillamook County to dredge Memaloose Point Boat Launch. This facility has been dredged numerous times in the past and Tillamook County agreed to a Marine Board staff recommendation to […]