Search results for: River Murray

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  • 15 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Works have begun on ten priority wetland sites with the aim of improving the River Murray’s riverine health. Fulton Hogan has been awarded the contract for works at the sites, which cover a total of 6,974 hectares of floodplain spanning 440 kilometers of the River Murray. The works will reintroduce more natural wetting and drying […]

  • 6 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations at the Murray Mouth started on 9 January 2015 to maintain connectivity (exchange of water) between the river and the Southern Ocean. Dredgers are currently operating in the Tauwitchere and Goolwa Channels. The Murray Mouth was closed to navigation during the work, but from today, this area will be re-opened. The Environment Department’s Jarrod Eaton said the […]

  • 5 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    A major review of the lower Murray River’s action plans has identified improvements in riverbank stability and vegetation in its upper reaches but further degradation in the lower reaches, according to Science Network WA. The Peel-Harvey Catchment Council (PHCC) has developed the 2014 River Action Plan (RAP) with the Shire of Murray, Department of Water […]

  • 17 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Murray–Darling Basin Ministerial Council met in Brisbane today to consider a range of basin management and water reform matters and to be updated on the progress of Basin Plan implementation. The ministers were briefed on the draft findings of the review into the cost efficiency of River Murray Operations. The review examined the costs […]

  • 29 October 2012

    Gillard Government has announced yesterday that irrigation communities in the Riverland will benefit from additional water projects and industry support. Minister for Water, Tony Burke, said the additional support reflects the economic and environmental challenges facing the irrigation industry and communities along the South Australian River Murray. “South Australian farmers are some of the most […]

  • 7 December 2011

    A challenge in Australia’s High Court from South Australia remains “on the table” after the state’s key stakeholders met to discuss the …   By David Twomey (econews) [mappress] Source: econews, December 7, 2011;

  • 23 March 2011

    Known as flow regulators, the temporary structures were built in 2009 to manage acid soils by raising water levels at high-risk sites…   (adelaidenow) [mappress] Source: adelaidenow, March 23, 2011    

  • 5 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The South Australia’s Murray Mouth dredging program – with the main goal to keep the river connected to the sea – is moving ahead. Under the cleanup plan, Maritime Constructions crews operate two dredges at the Murray Mouth 24/7 in an intensive maintenance effort to keep the significant waterway open by dredging sand, shell grit and […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Government of South Australia said in their latest release that dredging at the Murray Mouth will pause for about two weeks, starting today, for annual maintenance works. Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources (DEWNR) Water Resource Operations Manager, Jarrod Eaton, said that the dredging started in January 2015 to maintain connectivity between the Coorong […]

  • 20 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Hatfield Consultants was contracted recently to provide environmental support to the Snye River, a short waterway that once linked the Clearwater River to the Athabasca River in Fort McMurray, Alberta. An Environmental Construction Operations (ECO) Plan was developed for the project to highlight the environmental sensitivities, regulatory requirements, and erosion and sediment control mitigation to […]

  • 24 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging at the Murray Mouth has resumed following maintenance works on the one remaining dredge, reported the Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources (DEWNR). DEWNR Water Resource Operations Manager, Jarrod Eaton, said that the dredging is important to maintain connectivity and the exchange of water between the Coorong and the Southern Ocean to maintain healthy […]

  • 6 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    From today, December 6th, dredging at the Murray Mouth will pause for about a month to allow for repairs and maintenance of the dredge. The dredging started in January 2015 to maintain connectivity between the Coorong and the Southern Ocean after River Murray flows were no longer sufficient to scour sand from the Mouth. By […]

  • 31 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    High and increasing flows along the River Murray into South Australia have improved conditions at the Murray Mouth and reduced the need for dredging, the Office of the Water and River Murray Minister, Ian Hunter, said in its latest announcement.  One of the two dredgers removing sand from the Mouth since January 2015 will be […]

  • 21 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging operations at the Murray Mouth that are aimed to maintain connectivity (exchange of water) between the river and the Southern Ocean are now in their sixth month. So far, dredges operating in the Tauwitchere and Goolwa Channels managed to remove approximately 610 000 cubic meters of sand. Routine monitoring confirms an improvement in the condition of both channels […]

  • 29 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Murray Mouth dredging project, aimed to maintain connectivity between the river and the Southern Ocean, is in its final phase now – with the construction works likely to be completed within next few days. Dredging operations at the Mouth began on January 9th 2015 and as of the last week over 515,000 cubic meters of […]

  • 12 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging project at the Murray Mouth, which is aimed to maintain connectivity (exchange of water) between the river and the Southern Ocean, is just a few weeks away from being officially finished.   Dredges are currently operating in the Tauwitchere and Goolwa Channels. So far, a total of approximately 503,000 cubic meters of sand had been removed from the […]

  • 11 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After five months of dredging, the Murray Mouth project is about to reach 400,000 cubic meters mark as it enters the final phase of works. The project, aimed to maintain connectivity between the Murray River and the Southern Ocean, is set to be completed by the end of June 2015. According to the latest report from the […]

  • 14 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The SA Water, owned by the Government of South Australia and focused on providing essential services that support growth and economic development throughout the state, has just released an aerial photo of the Murray Mouth dredging operations near Goolwa Channel. Dredging at the Murray Mouth began on 9 January 2015 to maintain connectivity (exchange of water) between the river and […]

  • 10 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Murray Mouth dredging operations, aimed to maintain connectivity between the river and the Southern Ocean, are now in full swing with little more than two months left to complete the project. Dredges are currently operating in the Tauwitchere and Goolwa Channels. A total of approximately 290,000 cubic meters of sand has been removed so far. Recent […]

  • 31 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Murray Mouth will remain open to boating traffic over the Easter period and beyond, while dredging operations continue in the area. Dredging started in early January to keep the Mouth open and maintain connectivity between the river and the Southern Ocean. During dredging operations there have been some changes to public access to the Mouth. […]

  • 20 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Despite recent setbacks in the operations, the Murray Mouth dredging works are progressing well and are on schedule to be completed by the end of June 2015. Dredging at the Murray Mouth began on 9 January 2015 to maintain connectivity (exchange of water) between the river and the Southern Ocean. In late January, works were stopped for a few […]

  • 9 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging operations are beginning today at the Murray Mouth in order to maintain connectivity between the river and the Southern Ocean. A dredging contractor has been engaged to undertake the work and during the past two weeks has been mobilizing in preparation for dredging. Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources Water Resource Operations manager Jarrod […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    During the next two weeks a dredging contractor will be setting-up at the Murray Mouth to undertake preparatory works prior to commencing dredging operations in the near future. The mouth is at risk of closing due to lower than average flows in the River Murray which has allowed sand to build up. Department of Environment Water Resource […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Federal Environment Parliamentary Secretary Senator Simon Birmingham and South Australia Minister for the River Murray Ian Hunter have recently advised that the decision has been made to start dredging the Murray Mouth to remove sand build-up. “It’s vital that the mouth remains open to keep the ecosystems in the Coorong healthy, as well as maintain connectivity […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Wahkiakum County is about to receive the necessary permit to finish the berth and channel improvements for its new Columbia River ferry.  The announcement was welcomed by Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler and Senator Patty Murray, who teamed up when Wahkiakum County asked for help in obtaining the U.S. Army Corps permit as quickly as possible. The County is […]

  • 4 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    After arriving at BAE Systems Dry-dock and undergoing a 1.5 hour induction, Jon McMurray, IPS’ Australian Manager, was invited aboard the Trailer Suction Hopper Dredge “River Bee”. River Bee Management and  Crew assisted with the Work Place Assessment (WPA). This is an OH&S requirement prior to  iPS Australia personnel commencing assignment. The River Bee passed with flying […]

  • 27 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Murray-Darling Basin irrigators and communities will receive economic and environmental benefits after the Queensland and New South Wales Governments inked the Intergovernmental Agreement on Implementing Water Reform in the Murray-Darling Basin and an amended National Partnership Agreement. Minister for Natural Resources and Mines Andrew Cripps said he had fought hard to secure the best possible […]

  • 11 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The latest anti-farmer comments by Jay Weatherill demonstrate just how arrogant and irrational the South Australian Premier has become in the Murray-Darling Basin plan debate, Victorian Water Minister Peter Walsh said today. “Mr Weatherill wants a Basin Plan that would not only cause substantial and sustained flooding in Victoria, but would also risk flooding his […]

  • 3 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Construction continues to progress on the $60 million South East Flows Restoration Project (SEFRP) to reduce salinity in the Coorong, improve water flows to upper South East wetlands and reduce drainage outfall at Kingston. Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, Anne Ruston and SA Minister for Water and the River Murray, Ian Hunter said […]