Search results for: Port Geographe

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  • 8 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Draft guidelines for the ongoing environmental monitoring and management of the reconfigured coastline at Port Geographe have been released for comment. Department of Transport (DoT) Coastal Infrastructure General Manager Steve Jenkins said that the draft Port Geographe Environmental Monitoring and Management Plan (EMMP), prepared by environmental experts, identifies monitoring requirements to minimize environmental impacts and […]

  • 23 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    A mild winter, combined with the early positive performance of the newly reconfigured coastal structures at Port Geographe, has seen a significant reduction in work required on the local beaches this year. Department of Transport (DoT) Coastal Infrastructure General Manager, Steve Jenkins, said that the excellent condition of the beaches at Port Geographe meant there […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    BMT JFA Consultants (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group, has been awarded a contract by the Western Australian Department of Transport (DoT) to provide services as Coastal Engineering Advisor for the Management of Beaches, Structures and Waterways at Port Geographe. The contract will run for an initial two years with options to extend annually up […]

  • 29 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Transport Minister Dean Nalder today officially opened Port Geographe reconfiguration project in Busselton. The completion of the $28.15 million reconfiguration of coastal structures will offer a positive future for the environment, recreation and housing in the area. At the opening today, Minister Nalder said that the State Government’s significant investment at Port Geographe had provided the right setting […]

  • 27 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Skippers navigating waters at Port Geographe are being urged to take extra care following the opening of a new channel to enter the marina. Department of Transport (DoT) Manager of Navigational Safety and Moorings Mark Briant said the relocated channel entrance was approximately 70 metres further east. “Skippers need to be aware of the new […]

  • 28 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Work will commence next month on the $28.15million reconfiguration of groynes at Port Geographe in the South-West to address serious seagrass accumulation and coastal management problems, after a major contract for part of the work was awarded. Transport Minister Troy Buswell today announced WA Limestone & Italia Stone Group Joint Venture as the successful tenderers […]

  • 6 December 2012

    Regarding the seagrass accumulation and beach erosion problems at the Port Geographe in Busselton, more than $28 million in funding has been announced by the State Government to address these issues. The plan includes modifying the shape and length of the western breakwater. This should eliminate trapping of the sediment and seagrass at the mentioned […]

  • 16 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Significant structural changes will be made to the groynes at Port Geographe as the State Government implements the recommendations of a three-year study and detailed computer modelling investigating excessive seagrass accumulation and erosion at the Busselton site. Transport Minister Troy Buswell said the $28.15million project would modify the shape and length of the western breakwater; […]

  • 18 January 2012

    A contract has been awarded to carry out remedial dredging to the Port Geographe marina entrance channel…   By ROB BENNETT (busseltonmail) [mappress] Source: busseltonmail, January 18, 2012;

  • 21 January 2010

    A STINKING problem at Port Geographe can be landed squarely in the lap of developers… [mappress] Source: Busselton Mail, January 20, 2010

  • 9 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Beaches at Port Geographe and Wonnerup will be boosted with additional sand prior to summer, according to the Transport Minister Dean Nalder. The Minister said that the sand was now being trucked to local beaches as part of a $28.15 million project to improve beach amenity and provide protection from erosion. The work is being […]

  • 17 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Western Australia said in their latest announcement that boat owners throughout Western Australia can look forward to improvements to recreational boating facilities following the allocation of $1.5 million in State Government grants.   Nine projects have been successful in securing funding in the latest round of the Recreational Boating Facilities Scheme (RBFS). “Once […]

  • 27 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Water, Water Science Branch and Busselton office together with Geocatch, recently hosted the National Estuaries Network Science Forum on Barrier Estuaries with special focus on the Vasse Wonnerup System (VWWS) – a wetland of international significance. Around 60 estuary managers, researchers and interested community members met in Busselton on May 20 to […]

  • 27 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A 623-square-foot sanctuary oyster reef in the Elizabeth River captured recognition for the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ environmental work. The district was among 109 local businesses recognized by the Elizabeth River Project for its environmental achievements, specifically, partnering with a local school and organizations to build a tidal estuary off the shoreline […]