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  • 29 July 2013

    The first of hundreds of massive boulders will be moved into place at Kirra Point groyne today. Mayor Tom Tate said the work, to reinstate 30 metres of Kirra groyne that was removed in 1996, marks a significant milestone for one of the Gold Coast’s most iconic surf beaches. “The local surfing community asked City […]

  • 11 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Americas Styrenics LLC is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with proposed dredging in the Thames River in Gales Ferry, Connecticut. The proposed work involves maintenance dredging of two distinct areas adjacent to the federal navigation channel in […]

  • 9 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The East Gippsland Shire is about to begin the maintenance dredging of the approach channel to the Bastion Point boat ramp and also the area around the western launching lane of the concrete ramp. The shoaling around the western launching lane will be removed with land based excavation equipment to clear sand surrounding the area close to […]

  • 19 June 2012

    Port Hacking navigation channels dredging began yesterday, reports theleader. The sand dredged from the Hacking River will be used to recreate an artificial sand reef or “sand slug” close to the shoreline along Cronulla’s beaches. Dredged material was expected to protect the sea wall. Depending on weather conditions, the dredge will remove material from channels […]

  • 20 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has called on the Queensland Government to cancel the Abbot Point expansion today, following the release of the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on the new dredging project by Queensland State Development Minister Anthony Lynham. Gemma Plesman, Great Barrier Reef Campaigner for AMCS said: “Over the last month we have […]

  • 24 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The City of Destin Government has just released the latest photo from the dredging work on the harbor channel, which is currently underway. Shoaling near the tip of Norriego Point has caused the channel to narrow, the City said. Panhandle Machine and Supply, Inc. from Blountstown, Fla. was contracted to do the emergency dredging in this […]

  • 19 November 2018
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Baltimore District, through a contract with Coastal Design & Construction Inc., recently completed the construction of two jetties to prevent shoaling in the channel and to reduce the continual need for dredging at Rhodes Point on Smith Island. The construction of a stone sill was also completed along […]

  • 25 October 2012

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation Limited engaged Aurecon to prepare a port development master plan to guide development of additional coal export facilities at the Port of Hay Point over the next five to fifteen years (nominally ten years). It was requested that the master plan should specifically assess the potential development of the 1400 […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Following revelations on the ABC’s Four Corners program, the Australian Greens are calling on Minister Hunt to revoke his approval of the Abbot Point dredging and dumping in the Great Barrier Reef and then resign. “It’s clear that strong scientific concerns within the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority were trumped by political will to […]

  • 24 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The City of Duluth, MN, will host a public information meeting today, in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District. The meeting will include presentations on the Duluth-Superior Harbor maintenance dredging and proposed Minnesota Point beach nourishment. Presenters will talk about the project purpose, plan for the potential placement of clean sediment […]

  • 8 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Lynde Point Land Trust, Inc., is seeking a permit from the USACE New England District to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with stabilizing long-term shoreline erosion and protecting Lynde Point Marsh in Old Saybrook, Connecticut. This work is proposed in Long Island Sound and Crab Creek east and northeast of 6 […]

  • 27 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    A new study has revealed dredging for proposed canal housing at Point Peron would contaminate marine life in the area, strengthening the case against the planned development. “The threat dredging poses to local fisheries and marine life is one of many reasons this development is totally inappropriate for Point Peron,” said Greens Senator for Western […]

  • 27 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southwest (NAVFAC SW) is proposing a maintenance dredging project at Naval Base Point Loma (NBPL) in San Diego, California. The proposed project includes dredging and removal of approximately 16,485 cubic yards of material (including a 2-foot overdredge allowance) within the 1.85-acre proposed dredge area in association with Navy ARCO Drydock Sump […]

  • 4 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The North Queensland Bulk Ports (NQBP) was granted Commonwealth permits last week to conduct maintenance dredging at the Port of Hay Point following a thorough consultation and assessment process. The 10-year permits, issued by the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, carry conditions that protect the marine environment. Maintenance dredging at the Port of Hay Point […]

  • 28 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Pointe Mouillee Confined Disposal Facility, located in Berlin Charter Township, Michigan, is currently in the beginning stages of creating an intermediate cell to facilitate future disposal operations, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit district, just announced. This facility was originally constructed with a coarse aggregate embankment and rip-rap wave protection. The primary purpose […]

  • 16 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is completing a study to consider modifications to Long Point Dike in Provincetown, Mass., to improve the habitat quality of estuarine resources in West End Marsh. The non-Federal project partner for the study and project implementation is the town of Provincetown. At the request of the […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Australian Greens are calling for the Abbott Government to revoke its approval to dump dredge sludge in the Great Barrier Reef for the Abbot Point coal port, following reports the proponent is considering onshore disposal. “It’s appalling that the Abbott and Newman governments have ticked off on dumping sludge in the Reef’s World Heritage […]

  • 17 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The new Federal Environment Minister will today meet with stakeholders of a major multi-billion dollar coal port expansion in north Queensland. Mark Butler will fly over Abbot Point near Bowen today before meeting with the port operator, environmental groups and fishermen in Townsville. The visit comes after Mr Butler announced last week he would delay […]

  • 31 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Queensland’s peak resources sector body has backed the science-based decision of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) to grant dredge permits under strict conditions for the expansion of the Port of Abbott Point. Chief Executive of the Queensland Resources Council, Michael Roche, says he was always confident that GBRMPA would base the decision […]

  • 16 January 2013

    The Ghana Urban Water Limited (GUWL) has completed removing silt deposited at the Daboase Water Intake Point in the Wassa East District of the Western Region. The de-siltation was undertaken to improve inflow of raw water into the Daboase Water Treatment Plant for processing as a result of low inflow of water created by activities […]

  • 19 April 2012

    Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning Jeff Seeney today invited the public to comment on the draft terms of reference for the proposed $10 billion Dudgeon Point Coal Terminals project in North Queensland. The North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation and a consortium including Adani Mining and Dudgeon Point Project Management are […]

  • 27 October 2011

    Developers are one step closer to resuming work on the Marina Point condominium project in Fawnskin. That first step involves a shorezone al… By KATHY PORTIE (bigbeargrizzly) [mappress] Source: bigbeargrizzly, October 27, 2011

  • 15 August 2011

    The Mile Point dredging project at Jaxport will allow more than just the 8 hour window available now during slack tide for larger ships to… By Matt Augustine (wokv) [mappress] Source: wokv, August 15, 2011

  • 23 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Soldiers Point Marina operator will pay $220.000 in fines and cleanup costs after the NSW Environment Protection Authority took action for illegal dredging which disturbed toxic sediment, EPA said in its latest release. EPA Regional Director North, Adam Gilligan, said that the timeliness of a tip off to the EPA’s Environment Line by a […]

  • 18 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Thames-Coromandel District Council recently completed dredging of the Jack’s Point boat ramp in Coromandel Harbor. According to the council, the dredging has been so successful that there’s now access at the ramp 3 hours either side of high tide. “We encourage recreational boaties and fishers to use this much-improved facility and we hope to make […]

  • 31 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    After rigorous assessment, the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority has approved an application by North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation to dispose of dredge spoil at a deepwater location offshore of Abbot Point, subject to strict environmental conditions. Authority Chairman, Dr Russell Reichelt, said he recognised the amount of debate and community concern that the […]