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  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Newman LNP Government has welcomed Labor’s support to use dredge material beneficially on land rather than disposing of it off shore – marking a crucial step in bipartisan support for protection of the Great Barrier Reef.  Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning Jeff Seeney said Labor’s support for disposing of […]

  • 26 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging operations at Harrington Back Channel have just passed the half way mark, with the beach renourishment phase of Manning Point Beach about to get underway, informs the MidCoast Council, NSW. As reported, Manning Point locals and visitors to the area will have noticed slurry being pumped onto the beach over the last few weeks […]

  • 10 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    With the Mile Point project currently underway, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers asks boaters to slow down and use extra caution within the Mile Point construction area on the St. Johns River. The construction zone contains a variety of large vessels, including a crane barge, an excavator barge, several support barges and a dredge with […]

  • 25 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Norfolk District’s navigation team arrived at Croatan Point in early February to replace pilings and a floating dock in preparation for the next iteration of dredging. Located at the south end of the Oceanfront, the Rudee Inlet is a hub for fishing charters, jet skiing, parasailing and serves as […]

  • 29 June 2012

    On 11 July, the high point in the construction of Maasvlakte 2 will occur. Then, at slack water, when the current is at its weakest, the gap in the 11 km long seawall will be closed. From that moment, the Dutch coastline will be changed forever and the new land will be well protected from […]

  • 28 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has completed its assessment of the sample results of proposed dredged material from the Bristol Channel set for disposal in Welsh waters. Analysis of the samples by independent experts, against international guidelines, found the chemical and radiological results were within acceptable, safe limits, said NRW in its release. “Following the results, […]

  • 30 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Draft General Reevaluation Report (GRR) on the next phase of the Fire Island to Montauk Point (FIMP) Project will be released in mid-July. The announcement was made yesterday by Congressman Lee Zeldin, member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, who said that the Corps GRR, which determines what projects will […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has welcomed Societe Generale’s decision to withdraw involvement in the Alpha coal mine, putting investment in port and rail infrastructure at Abbot Point in doubt. Felicity Wishart, AMCS Great Barrier Reef campaign director, said a lack of investor confidence in this and other port expansions is growing because they […]

  • 27 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    A leading urban regeneration specialist, with strong links to the North West of England, has been appointed to chair the North West Partnership, announced the Canal and River Trust. Bob Pointing will take on the voluntary leadership role with the charity this month and chair his first bi-monthly partnership meeting in March. “Bob will now lead […]

  • 8 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    New research published by James Cook University (JCU) will guide the protection of seagrasses at Abbot Point on Queensland’s northern coast. The research, published in Marine Pollution Bulletin and funded by North Queensland Bulk Ports, sheds new light on the resilience of deep-water seagrasses in the port and adjacent areas, and how they recover from […]

  • 8 June 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has awarded an approximately $868,000 contract to Cutting Edge Group of Lake George, N.Y., for maintenance work on the Lusk Reservoir Dam at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. The work is being done to ensure the continued long-term integrity of the more than 100-year-old […]

  • 27 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Construction on the Bathtub Beach/Sailfish Point renourishment project continues to move forward according to schedule, Martin County said in its latest project update. The dredgers began sand pumping operations during the first week of February. “Ferreira Construction Southern Division crew members are working around the clock to keep the renourishment project on schedule,” the county said. […]

  • 18 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The preparations are currently underway for the start of essential works to help restore The Entrance Beach, the Wyong Shire Council informs. The Council is receiving the first round of pipes today to Karagi Point, The Entrance North and the balance of the pipes is expected to be delivered next Friday, 25 September. In order to […]

  • 24 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and The Nature Conservancy are working to restore and strengthen salt marsh habitat at Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge to better withstand impacts of sea-level rise and coastal storm surge. The project focuses on the Maidford River marshlands, adjacent to Third Beach. The work is part of a $1.98 […]

  • 21 May 2012

    Congresswoman Corrine Brown passed an amendment to H.R. 4310, the National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2013, to authorize funding for improved navigation at Jacksonville Port’s Mile Point. Congresswoman Brown made the following statement: “As a senior member on the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, which has jurisdiction over the Corps of Engineers, I have served […]

  • 30 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Water, Lisa Neville, today announced that restoration work to protect the Mitchell River Silt Jetties at Eagle Point on the Gippsland Lakes will start early in November. The work will be carried out by Parks Victoria in three stages over three to four years. The first stage involves the use […]

  • 26 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Less than 24 hours after Germany’s Deutsche Bank ruled out lending to the controversial Abbot Point coal port expansion on the Great Barrier Reef, major international bank HSBC has followed suit, with Group Chief Executive Stuart Gulliver stating it “would be extraordinarily unlikely to go anywhere near” the project. “Abbot Point is crucial to the […]

  • 21 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Ander Crenshaw, Chairman of the House Financial Services and Government Affairs Appropriations Subcommittee, yesterday lauded House passage of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act Conference Report (HR 3080) as a giant step forward for job creation and economic growth in Northeast Florida. The legislation authorizes JAXPORT dredging and a fix for the Mile […]

  • 10 April 2014

    Plans for the Abbot Point Coal Terminal to also become a port for LNG export are economically unviable and risky for the Reef, say the Australian Greens. “Minister Hunt must refuse this damaging and ridiculous application as ‘clearly unacceptable’ under our federal environmental laws,” Australian Greens environment spokesperson, Senator Larissa Waters said. “The last thing […]

  • 15 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Community members, the Australian Youth Climate Coalition and Australian Marine Conservation Society will hold a Great Barrier Reef-themed beach party outside Lend Lease’s Annual General Meeting today to start a conversation with shareholders about the company’s proposed investment in Abbot Point coal port in Queensland. They will also present a letter signed by more than […]

  • 15 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    On Jan. 14, 2013 Governor Rick Scott announced a commitment of $38 million in state and local funding to complete Phase II of the TraPac Container Terminal project at JAXPORT. The investment enables JAXPORT to jump-start the final phase of fixing the navigational problems in the St. Johns River at Mile Point from its previously […]

  • 27 June 2013

    The Australian Greens today wrote to the Environment Minster urging him to reject the dredging and dumping proposal to expand Abbot Point coal port in the Great Barrier Reef, after Labor supported a Greens motion to stop Reef dumping in the Senate yesterday. “After approving millions of tonnes of sediment to be dumped in the […]

  • 14 September 2011

    Days after Tropical Storm Lee remade Norriego Point in its image, city leaders are working feverishly to get the necessary dredge permits… By Matt Algarin (thedestinlog) [mappress] Source: thedestinlog, September 14, 2011

  • 30 March 2011

    From his hilltop cattle farm in Sarina, Hugo Nella will have a great view as work on the Hay Point Expansion project hits top gear.   By Melissa Grant (dailymercury) [mappress] Source: dailymercury, March 30, 2011      

  • 25 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    After successfully securing funding from the Environment Agency, Havant Borough Council is carrying out the next beach recycling campaign along the Eastoke frontage. The aim of this campaign is to reinstate the beach to the 1:200 year design standard of protection, reducing the risk of coastal flooding and erosion to properties and infrastructure. According to […]

  • 18 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District intends to issue an Invitation for Bids (IFB) to perform maintenance dredging in the Arthur Kill, Ward Point Bend and Seguine Point Bend Reaches of the New York and New Jersey Channels, Federal Navigation Project. The Ward Point Bend sediment was tested and meets the criteria […]