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  • 30 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    News of Adani’s precarious financial position in The Financial Review calls into question how environmental conditions attached to the Abbot Point coal port expansion approval will be funded. “It’s incredibly concerning that not only do the Abbot Point offsets appear impossible to achieve and are unlikely to be enforced but there might not even be […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Five coal ash ponds at Dominion’s Possum Point power plant have been illegally leaking toxic pollutants for decades into groundwater and two popular waterways near Washington, D.C., charged conservation groups in a notice filed yesterday. The Southern Environmental Law Center, representing the Potomac Riverkeeper and the Sierra Club, sent notice to Dominion and the Virginia […]

  • 6 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Point Roberts Marina has started a long-awaited dredging of the marina entrance and channel, according to the company latest update. “Dredging of the marina channel began Monday, October 2nd. The crews will be operating Monday to Friday from 7 am to 7 pm,” the marina reported. It took the marina two years to receive all […]

  • 4 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A key strategy to protect the Great Barrier Reef and create up to 28,000 jobs in Galilee Basin mines has been submitted to the Commonwealth Government for approval. Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Planning and Infrastructure Jeff Seeney said the Abbot Point Port and Wetland Strategy would pave the way for dredge material […]

  • 18 September 2013

    The Pillar Point Harbor dredging project has officially commenced this week. During this three-week cleanup program, the contractor plans to remove around 3,500 cubic yards of sand from the harbor’s boat launch ramps area. This embedded content is only visible after accepting cookies. Change your preferences Background The Harbor District’s boat launch ramp at PPH, […]

  • 21 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Weeks Marine, Inc. is making good progress with the dredging of Mayaguez Harbor in Puerto Rico. The contractor is approximately halfway through the dredging of 115,000 cubic yards of shoal material from the harbor. Disposal of dredged material is taking place at a designated Offshore Dredged Material Disposal Site located approximately 2 miles north of […]

  • 12 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) today released a wide-ranging report into the iconic natural values of the Caley Valley wetlands that will be at risk if dredge spoil from expansion of the world’s largest coal port at Abbot Point is dumped there. Dr Lissa Schindler, AMCS Great Barrier Reef campaigner, said that while it […]

  • 27 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) has delivered strong financial results in 2018/19, while continuing to lead environmental research, develop new trade opportunities and administer a busy community support program. Total throughput facilitated through NQBP’s ports was 177.5 million tonnes via the ports of Hay Point (118.32 million), Abbot Point (28.9 million), Weipa (27.34 million) […]

  • 5 June 2019
    Business & Finance

     The North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) has successfully completed repair and maintenance work on the public boat ramp and floating walkway at Half Tide Tug Harbor in Hay Point. The harbor includes a public boat ramp and a floating walkway for recreational vessels up to 7.5m in length. At high tide, the 2.4m […]

  • 24 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dr Steven Miles, the Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection and Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef, announced yesterday that the Palaszczuk Government will help Mackay Regional Council to solve the Midge Point erosion issues. Dr Miles made the commitment during yesterday’s inspection of the beach with Mackay Regional Council Mayor Greg Williamson and […]

  • 16 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Construction to revitalize Church Point is scheduled to begin on Monday, 22 August, according to Northern Beaches Council.   Works will be staggered, with the first stage of works including land reclamation, a new seawall with a suspended timber boardwalk and the McCarrs Creek Road realignment between the café/general store and Rostrevor Reserve. Northern Beaches Council […]

  • 16 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has just announced the latest update on the dredging plans for Exmouth Marina and disposal of materials at Sprey Point, saying that the dredging work is due to take place this month. MMO granted a marine licence to Exmouth Marina in August 2017 for maintenance dredging of Exmouth Marina and disposal […]

  • 9 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Martin County said in their latest update on the Bathtub Reef Beach/Sailfish Point renourishment project that dredge crews are wrapping up operations in the Sailfish Navigation channel and are in the process of moving all of the pipeline out of the channel. Pipeline has been placed on the impoundment basin and along the coastline in […]

  • 10 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The works will soon begin on the northern boat ramp reconstruction at Wellington Point, Queensland, Oodgeroo MP Mark Robinson said in his latest announcement. “The reconstructed ramp will give boaties a safer and better option in south easterly conditions at medium and high tides.A new boat ramp at Wellington Point is desperately needed,” said MP […]

  • 21 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    A construction tug and barge, involved in a grounding incident at the Port of Port Hedland early this morning, have both now been refloated, according to the Pilbara Ports Authority. The vessels, involved in the Hunt Point tug haven dredging works, were refloated at high tide at 11.30 am (AWST), and are currently secure at the […]

  • 4 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers asks the public to use extra caution in the waterways and on land features within the Mile Point construction area on the St. Johns River.  The construction zone contains a variety of vessels, including large barges and a dredge with pipelines, in the Chicopit Bay area and Intracoastal Waterway, […]

  • 7 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has released an update on its work looking into concerns about Teignmouth beach and the disposal of material dredged from Exmouth Marina at the Sprey Point site. The Sprey Point disposal site lies off Teignmouth Beach and concerns were raised by users of the beach that black-silt like material was being washed […]

  • 25 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on Hunts Point’s recently updated shoreline master program. The proposed updated shoreline program will guide construction and development in the town’s three miles of lake shoreline. It combines local plans for future development and preservation with new development ordinances and related permitting requirements. Hunts Point’s […]

  • 29 March 2019
    Business & Finance

     The North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) said in its latest announcement that they are about to undertake a 40 day maintenance dredging program at the Port of Hay Point. Environmental monitoring and management measures are already in place, said NQBP. Maintenance dredging at the Port of Hay Point is critical for maintaining port infrastructure […]

  • 9 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations, aimed to remove shoaling in the approach channel to the Bastion Point Ocean Access boat ramp in Mallacoota, have officially started, the Gippsland Ports said in latest announcement. East Gippsland Shire are mobilizing land based excavation plant and their cutter suction dredger to carry out dredging operations for approximately two weeks commencing on Tuesday, […]

  • 20 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Refining NZ has started the next round of public consultation about its proposal to bring bigger cargoes of crude to Marsden Point. “The most visible part of the consultation, The Deeper Story pop-up container, outlining the rationale and scope of the proposal will be located in and around Whangarei from March 25 with refinery staff […]

  • 4 December 2014
    Business & Finance

      The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has today expressed concern that the new dredging and dumping plans for Abbot Point are being fast tracked and could be approved by Christmas. Felicity Wishart, AMCS Great Barrier Reef campaign director, said it was reprehensible that such a dangerous and risky development in a precious area right […]

  • 24 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    A draft supplemental environmental assessment for adaptive management to the Sandy Point Bend chute complex in Harrison County, Iowa is currently available for public review. The EA evaluates the environmental impacts of adaptive management measures to maintain shallow water habitat quality within the chute complex and prevent impacts to the adjacent navigation channel. The original […]

  • 22 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Since the commencement of the dredging program, Abell Point Marina has welcomed some new vessels to the marina due to deep berth availability. Berths on L arm have now been dug to a depth of 5m LAT which has attracted superyacht vessels such as Indio and Sarissa to berth in the marina. First mate of […]

  • 12 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Environment Minister Mark Butler’s decision to defer his consideration of the dredging application for Abbot Point Coal Terminal comes as no real surprise, Queensland Resources Council Chief Executive Michael Roche said. ‘It was always going to be difficult for him to make a calm and reasoned decision in the hothouse political environment of an election […]

  • 5 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    After Gov. Rick Scott’s January 2013 announcement of state and local funding to complete the Mile Point project, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), JAXPORT and the St. Johns Bar Pilot Association hosted media aboard a pilot boat to view the Mile Point project area. This embedded content is only visible after accepting cookies. […]