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  • 18 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Australian Greens congratulated the Royal Bank of Scotland on their recent decision not to finance the Abbot Point coal port expansion, coming just before the World Heritage Committee is due to decide the fate of the Great Barrier Reef. “The Royal Bank of Scotland joins Deutsche Bank and HSBC in announcing that they will […]

  • 27 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Labor Member for Bellarine and Minister for Environment, Lisa Neville, today announced maintenance repairs and works to extend the groyne at Point Richards boat ramp in Portarlington. Following a storm in winter last year, the rock groyne at the Point Richards boat ramp was breached and damaged by high swells. The Andrews Labor Government is […]

  • 1 July 2011

    The ever shallow Sandy Point Channel will be dredged to improve navigation of the busy inlet between North Caicos and Parrot Cay, the … (fptci) [mappress] Source: fptci, July 1, 2011;

  • 16 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Martin County has just released the latest update on their Bathtub Reef Beach/Sailfish Point renourishment project, saying that the dredging operations in the Sailfish Navigation Channel are now completed. “As we move into the final phases of construction, great progress has been made on the renourishment project,” the county said in their latest statement. Dredging in […]

  • 22 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo has received the necessary approvals from Federal and Provincial authorities for Snye dredging. The operation, which will involve dredging the mouth of the Snye at the Clearwater River, will begin the week of August 26 and last approximately two weeks. Snye Point and the access road to Snye Point […]

  • 23 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, Jonathan Wilkinson, and the Member of Parliament for Miramichi - Grand Lake, Pat Finnigan, have announced that the Government of Canada is investing over $4.6 million in infrastructure for four New Brunswick fishing harbors in Pointe-Sapin, Loggiecroft, Bas-Neguac and McEachern’s point. Commenting the latest news, Mr. Wilkinson […]

  • 9 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Over 600 people have used text messages to express their dismay and outrage and many others have pledged to stop a new coal terminal going ahead in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. The messages were delivered by Greenpeace to the office of marine engineering firm, Smithbridge Group, in Brisbane’s Murarrie suburb this morning. […]

  • 24 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Borough of Point Pleasant Beach will hold a public hearing on its application to fund the Little Silver Lake dredging program. The hearing is scheduled for tomorrow, at 6 p.m. in the Point Pleasant Beach council chambers in the municipal building at 416 New jersey Avenue. Borough representatives will be on hand to answer […]

  • 19 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, plans to issue a Sources Sought Announcement for a maintenance dredging project located in Little Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island and Connecticut. The main goal of this project is to make the Congressionally-authorized Federal Navigation Project (FNP) in Narragansett Bay 10 feet deep below mean lower low […]

  • 14 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Barnstable, Massachusetts, said in their latest announcement that the Department of Public Works will be repairing storm-related erosion damage at Blish Point in Barnstable beginning on Wednesday, January 16, 2019. The focus of the repair work is to replace sand along the dune area northwest of the Millway Beach parking area. According to […]

  • 10 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    After 18 months of uncertainty, the Bowen community may finally have something to celebrate with today’s announcement by federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt approving development of the Adani T0 project and capital dredging at the Abbot Point coal terminal. Minister Hunt also issued approval for the Arrow LNG facility on Curtis Island near Gladstone and […]

  • 23 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Abell Point Marina’s decision to step in as major sponsor of this year’s Airlie Beach Race Week provides an opportunity for the owner to showcase the soon to be rebranded and reinvigorated marina precinct. The precinct’s marketing and business development manager, Luke McCaul, said sponsorship of this year’s Race Week was a natural fit for […]

  • 23 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Hunt Companies began construction on a beach renourishment project that aims to sustain and stabilize the beach along the Iroquois Point housing area shoreline, which is the most severe, chronically eroding shoreline on O‘ahu. The restoration project is the largest of its kind in Hawai‘i and has taken eight years of planning and preparation. Approximately […]

  • 7 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, approximately 250,000 cubic yards of material will be removed soon from the Hudson River Federal Navigation Project Channel at Nutten Hook, Stuyvesant and Staats Point. Dredged material will be placed at the federally owned Houghtaling Island placement site. Placement site work will consist of […]

  • 22 May 2012

    In a reprieve for the environment, the climate and the Great Barrier Reef, the Queensland Government has decided that the massive coal export facility expansion, planned to make Abbot Point the largest coal port in the world, is deeply flawed and unviable. The six extra terminals for the Abbot Point facility will now be slashed, […]

  • 18 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Pointe Seraphine Berth One extension was formally opened on January 13, welcoming Royal Caribbean’s Anthem of the Seas, the first-ever mega ship to visit Saint Lucia. The upgrading of the cruise facility was undertaken by the Saint Lucia Air and Sea Ports Authority (SLASPA), in keeping with the government’s outlook for improving the tourism […]

  • 25 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    On Friday, 1 November, a group of six Ambassadors from Latin American countries visited the Port of Hay Point. The visit was part of a wider visit to the Mackay region hosted by Trade & Investment Queensland, an arm of the Queensland Government. The Ambassadors were all impressed by the scale of the Port and […]

  • 9 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Caley Valley Wetlands at Abbot Point Port will be protected and enhanced by the Queensland Government’s Abbot Point Port and Wetlands Project. Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning Jeff Seeney has rejected today’s alarms of the World Wildlife Fund calling for a delay to the project. “This project enables the […]

  • 17 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) has welcomed the news that the Abbot Point port expansion is one step closer with the referral for the revised dredging project now in the Federal Government’s hands. This is another milestone in opening up one of the state’s great energy provinces, the Galilee Basin, and for Adani, to progress […]

  • 18 April 2012

    The federal and provincial governments had double cause for celebration  – officially welcoming the first cruise ship of the 2012 season to Victoria, while highlighting how recent infrastructure investments at Ogden Point are attracting a new class of cruise vessels. The Honourable James Moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages and Senior Minister Responsible […]

  • 3 May 2011

    Fortescue Metals has awarded a $250 million design and construction contract to WorleyParsons as it ramps up production at Port Hedland… By Russell Quinn (adelaidenow) [mappress] Source: adelaidenow, May 3, 2011;

  • 5 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Congressman Gregory Meeks announced the first phase of federal approval for a comprehensive flood protection system in Breezy Point, Queens. As part of the federal government’s Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP), the undertaking – proposed by the City and part of its comprehensive resiliency plan – […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Conservation groups have blasted the federal government’s decision to approve the Abbot Point coal terminal expansion at a protest in Brisbane on Wednesday. And some in the tourism industry have voiced concern about the port development, saying they are unsure about the impact on their sector, which relies on the Great Barrier Reef. A small […]

  • 5 March 2012

    Intermerc Ghana Limited, has began dredging the Obosomase and Daboase Intake points in the Eastern Region to enable the Ghana Urban Water Limited (GUWL) to extract enough water from the Pra River for production and distribution to consumers. The project, which is estimated at GH¢3.4 million, will take at least six weeks to complete and […]

  • 18 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Mission Beach residents have the opportunity this week to share their views on plans for upgrading Clump Point Jetty and boat ramp at Mission Beach. Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning Jeff Seeney, said senior officers from his department have travelled to the region to outline ongoing efforts to rebuild and […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The federal government is daring the World Heritage Committee to put the Great Barrier Reef on its endangered list by approving a huge coal port near Bowen, the Australian Greens warn. Environment Minister Greg Hunt has given the Abbot Point project the go-ahead, subject to what he says are strict environmental conditions. He has also […]