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  • 16 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of South Australia’s Department for Environment and Water said in its latest release that the regional and outer metropolitan councils can now apply for funding to repair, conserve and enhance SA coastline.  The grants, known as the Regional Coast Protection Fund, will provide $4 million funding over four years to help regional and […]

  • 18 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Marshall Liberal Government is set to secure South Australia’s vulnerable coastline including a long-term solution to devastating erosion at West Beach thanks to significant funding in the 2019-20 State Budget. The 2019-20 State Budget delivers $52.4 million in funding over four years to improve both metropolitan and regional coasts which act as the state’s […]

  • 4 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Marshall Liberal Government will secure South Australia’s vulnerable coastline through a $52.4 million commitment in the 2019-20 State Budget to address the devastating erosion along its shoreline. According to the Premier Steven Marshall, this significant package includes $48.4 million allocated to the metropolitan coast consisting of $20 million for additional sand, including approximately 500,000m³ […]

  • 19 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Protection Authority has released South Australia’s State of the Environment Report, making a number of recommendations to help safeguard South Australia’s environment, with a strong focus on preparing for a changing climate. The Environment Protection Act 1993 requires the Environment Protection Authority to publish a report on the state of the South Australian environment at […]

  • 14 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Eight South Australian councils have been granted a total of $325,500 by the Coast Protection Board to help protect and conserve the state’s coastline. Minister for Environment and Water David Speirs said that these grants are helping local communities to manage their coast. “Managing and protecting South Australia’s coast is a key priority for the […]

  • 27 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Kingston District Council, in partnership with the Cape Jaffa Development Group, has recently taken delivery of a cutter suction dredger (CSD) from Damen Shipyards Group. The CSD350 will be used to dredge along the breakwater at Cape Jaffa, the Cape Jaffa marina and within Maria Creek Boat Launch Facility in Kingston. “This is the only dredger owned […]

  • 10 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Eleven councils across South Australia have been granted a total of $2.2 million this year to help protect and conserve the state’s coastline, including from the impacts of climate change, Ian Hunter, Minister for Sustainability, Environment and Conservation said in its latest release. South Australia already has a number of policies and systems in place […]

  • 21 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources (DEWNR) recently commissioned DHI Australia to undertake a numerical modelling of the coastal processes at West Beach, aiming to gain greater insight into the nature of the erosion and the effectiveness of possible management options. West Beach, a seaside suburb of South Australia, has been a particularly […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The next round of improvement works to be carried out on the southern breakwater  at the Mackay Marina will commence from Monday, August 25, and continue until  sometime around the end of the year. Accordingly, in the interests of safety, public  access to the breakwater will not be permitted while the work is being undertaken. […]

  • 4 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Maintenance work at the Mackay Marina southern breakwater being undertaken by North Queensland Bulk Ports (NQBP) is progressing well with significant upgrades made to some of the sections damaged by high seas related to Tropical Cyclone Dylan at the end of January. The breakwater has been closed to public access since mid-November while repairs and […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Shoalhaven is set to become the State’s latest recreational fishing hotspot, with the final location for the South Coast’s first offshore artificial reef unveiled yesterday by the NSW Minister for Primary Industries, Katrina Hodgkinson, and Member for Kiama, Gareth Ward. Ms. Hodgkinson said the South Coast artificial reef will be located about four kilometres offshore […]

  • 10 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    North Queensland Bulk Ports (NQBP) today announced that damage caused by Tropical Cyclone Dylan unfortunately means the southern breakwater at the Mackay Marina will not reopen to the public by mid-February as originally scheduled. Maintenance work on the breakwater has been ongoing since November during which time the breakwater has been closed to the public. […]

  • 21 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    An archaeological dig to discover the secrets of the city’s first sea wall is taking place this week. As part of National Archaeology Week, Council’s Heritage Team will spend two days at Southport with community volunteers and school students unearthing some sections of the sea wall. Chair of City Planning, Councillor Cameron Caldwell, said the […]

  • 8 March 2012

    Hie dredging vessel Brisbane will depart Port Phillip Bay tomorrow afternoon after successfully completing required maintenance dredging in South Channel, Port of Melbourne Corporation (PoMC) CEO, Stephen Bradford, announced today. Despite some inclement weather during the project which commenced on 7 February, the vessel removed a natural build-up of sand within the thirty-five day schedule […]

  • 30 November 2011

    Port of Melbourne Corporation (PoMC) proposes to conduct maintenance dredging in South Channel in February / March 2012 to remove a naturally occurring build up of sand and ensure that the declared depths of the channel are maintained for the safe operation of shipping to and from the Ports of Melbourne and Geelong. The work […]

  • 23 November 2011

    The State Government’s decision to invite tenders for the Clyde River bar dredging has been supported by the New South Wales boaters. Safety for boaters in the Batemans Bay area and improvement of economic boost for the town are expected to be enhanced by these undertakings. The Primary Industries Minister, Katrina Hodgkinson, and State Member […]

  • 21 October 2010

    The Port Hedland Port Authority is seeking state and federal environmental approval for its huge new dredging program aimed at increasing… By Peter Wilson (theajmonline) [mappress] Source: theajmonline, October 21, 2010;

  • 28 December 2009

    NEALE Hollier believes as much as $100 million each year floats past the Gold Coast and is buoying the economies of other towns and cities because of the state of the Broadwater… Source:goldcoast.com,December 29,2009 [mappress]

  • 27 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Work to rebuild eroded sand dunes along Semaphore Beach and stabilize the area with vegetation is officially underway, Government of South Australia reports.  The Government’s Department for Environment and Water (DEW) has been working closely with the City of Port Adelaide Enfield and community representatives on how to best manage the area with a recent […]

  • 22 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of South Australia is currently placing sand to Adelaide’s West Beach and Henley Beach South from the Semaphore South breakwater to address ongoing erosion of the dunes, the City of Port Adelaide Enfield informs.  According to the city’s latest release, “the aim is to steadily supply sand and replenish erosion at affected beaches […]

  • 11 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of South Australia has just released an update on the West Beach and Henley Beach South coastal protection scheme, saying that the sand placement operations started recently and will now continue into spring to build up the dunes in these areas. Adding sand to the foreshore at West Beach is important because it […]

  • 24 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Researchers from Geoscience Australia have developed a new tool-kit that is helping coastal managers to better understand how beaches are impacted by storm events. The Australian coast is dynamic with an ever changing shoreline shaped by the normal action of tides, waves and storms. However, some storms cause significant erosion, causing an ongoing problem for […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    WWF-Australia has welcomed UNESCO’s draft decision on the Great Barrier Reef. “UNESCO has placed Australia on probation. The Australian and Queensland Governments must now deliver on their promises to better protect the Reef,” said WWF-Australia CEO Dermot O’Gorman.“ The draft decision acknowledges progress but keeps the pressure on the Australian Government to turn their commitments into […]

  • 27 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Students of the University of New South Wales and the University of Wollongong have won this year’s edition of the Australia-Netherlands Water Challenge. One of the winning entries was the CoastalEngage, a decision making tool that enables local communities to engage in coastal development. The winners were announced at the Floodplain Management Association National Conference […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Keppel and Fitzroy Delta Alliance (KAFDA) were surprised by Premier Campbell Newman’s comments in the Rockhampton Morning Bulletin this week. The Premier has contradicted the Federal Environment Minister, Greg Hunt’s promise on an ABC 4 Corners interview that the majestic Fitzroy Delta area is protected from port development forever. “The Premier is playing fast […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port Hughes Boat Ramp dredging program will be undertaken from 26th to 29th August 2014, according to coppercoast.sa.gov.au. This area will still be operational during the project, but users should allow additional time for delays or consider using the launching facility at Wallaroo. The Port Hughes Boat Ramp is located at the township of Port Hughes, approximately […]

  • 18 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The annual sand dredging program at Tallebudgera Creek started last week with sand to be pumped onto Burleigh beach over the next five weeks. Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate said the work was is an integral part of the program to maintain and replenish sand on the city’s beaches ready for summer. “The dredge is […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian and Queensland Governments have today released the final comprehensive strategic assessment of the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area addressing a key recommendation of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee. The comprehensive strategic assessment, released alongside the Great Barrier Reef Outlook Report 2014, is a comprehensive analysis of issues affecting the reef and what […]