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  • 4 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Shire of Murray, situated in the center of the Peel Region, Western Australia, has engaged CGC Dredge Contractors to undertake a maintenance dredge of the Yunderup Channel as it approaches the Yunderup Canals residential development area. According to the news release, the works will employ a cutter suction dredge operation with in-estuary disposal and are […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    To better protect the local native fish habitat landholders along the Murray River are being reminded that unauthorised dredging works, removal of river snags and the destruction of riverbanks is not permitted. Department of Primary Industries (DPI) Supervising Fisheries Officer, Peter Tilbrook, said that current work by the Murray Darling Basin Authority on the Mildura […]

  • 22 May 2015

    The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee has approved funding for a critical provision that would reform the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund and significantly benefit the ports of Tacoma and Seattle. As so-called “donor ports,” the ports of Seattle and Tacoma currently receive pennies for each dollar credited to the fund through Harbor Maintenance Tax collections. As a […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Suncor Energy yesterday celebrated another milestone in its reclamation efforts with the planting of a type of wetland called a fen at the company’s base plant north of Fort McMurray, Alberta. A fen is a specific type of peat-accumulating wetland, common to the region. Suncor is one of the first companies in the world to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The West Beach Boat Launch will close until 31 August to allow for the removal of seagrass wrack clogging the boat ramps and channel, the Government of South Australia said in its latest release. Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources (DEWNR) Manager, Coastal Management, Murray Townsend, said that storms last Saturday had caused severe […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • 12 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    A new five year monitoring plan for the Murray-Darling Basin announced today by the Commonwealth Government will provide unprecedented knowledge into the effectiveness of environmental watering. “Localised teams of experts from Australia’s leading regional universities and research institutions will undertake projects in key areas of Commonwealth environmental water delivery,” said Senator Simon Birmingham, Parliamentary Secretary […]

  • 13 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Upgrades to a section of the Pental Island flood levee will help reduce the impact of floods on the Murray River community, Minister for Water Peter Walsh announced today. Visiting the site today, Mr Walsh said the $460,000 project was significant for the community which was still recovering from the 2011 floods. “The Pental Island […]

  • 11 November 2014

    U.S. Senator Patty Murray yesterday delivered remarks at the Washington Council on International Trade (WCIT) Conference to discuss steps the next Congress can take to promote trade and global competitiveness. Murray called for both parties to build on bipartisan work done this year on the budget, appropriations, and other issues, and work across the aisle […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    On the two year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy’s landfall in New Jersey, Congressman Chris Smith, who represents some of the hardest hit towns at the shore, toured several areas slammed by Superstorm Sandy to assess recovery efforts. “Two years ago today, New Jersey rallied to help those in need after Superstorm Sandy unleashed devastation on […]

  • 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 […]