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  • 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 […]

  • 7 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging has started today to widen the Outer Harbor shipping channel and swing basin at Port Adelaide, reports Flinders Ports. The $80 million project, funded by Flinders Ports, means Port Adelaide will be able to accommodate the world’s largest cruise ships and the larger and more efficient ‘Post Panamax’ container ships. Flinders Ports CEO, Stewart […]

  • 13 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Kingston District Council, South Australia, has just released the latest update on the Cape Jaffa Marina dredging program.  The dredging scheme is progressing well at the moment, with large amounts of seagrass and sand being removed from the entrance area. According to the update, the excavation works on the western side of the breakwater […]

  • 27 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Port Hughes Boat Ramp dredging program will be undertaken from the 8th-12th December 2014, according to coppercoast.sa.gov.au. This work forms part of the normal maintenance program to maintain this facility in a safe and serviceable condition. All work will be carried out within the terms and conditions of Copper Coast Council’s licence from the Environment Protection […]

  • 19 June 2012

    What do six Australian soldiers, a 1,200km mountain bike ride and an award-winning civil engineering and dredging company all have in common? The annual Legs for Legends charity bike ride of course. Sunshine Coast based company, Hall Contracting, have donated $3,000 to the charity event that raises money for the families of Commando comrades killed […]

  • 28 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Sixty custom-made reef structures and more than 800 tonnes of locally sourced limestone is being deployed off the coast of Ardrossan, as part of the Yorke Peninsula shellfish reef project. Port Adelaide-based Maritime Constructions’ deployment vessel MV Andrew Wilson is currently out on the reef site building South Australia’s reef – the first of its […]

  • 6 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Victor Harbor, South Australia, will be undertaking maintenance dredging at the Bluff Boat Ramp in the following weeks to remove built up sand that will enable sea rescue boats and other craft to launch at any time. The council has engaged Maritime Constructions to undertake the dredging. Works are scheduled for up […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The dredging work at Cape Jaffa is ongoing with the dredge now working within the main internal channel, South Australia’s Kingston District Council said in their latest project update. “Progress has been very slow due to the significant amount of material, however, the dredge is moving forward each day,” according to the announcement. In terms of time […]

  • 26 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging for the Outer Harbor Channel Widening Project at Port Adelaide was successfully completed within the anticipated schedule of June to September 2019, Flinders Ports Pty Limited reports. “This is a significant milestone for South Australia and securing the future of our trade and tourism industries,” the company said in its release. The completion of […]

  • 9 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    T-Ports has just released the latest update on their Lucky Bay project – an innovative port development scheme on South Australia’s Eyre Peninsula.  “April has been a productive month for T-Ports with new milestones reached and an announcement made, while the project remains on track to open for grower receivals later this year,” the Adelaide […]

  • 29 August 2012

    Minister for Water Tony Burke will continue to work closely with the Basin States over the coming weeks to finalise the Murray-Darling Basin Plan. The Basin States, South Australia, Victoria, the Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales and Queensland, last night reached further consensus on the details of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan, but there is […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (June 25 – July 1, 2018).   Damen Raises the Bar in South Australia 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.   […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 August 2011

    Australian dredging contractor Hall Contracting Pty Ltd is progressing well on dredging works at the Mooloolah River entrance on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. Using the 400mm Cutter Suction Dredger “Navua”, Hall is clearing approximately 30,000m3 of sand from the river mouth and using it to replenish the popular tourist beach. Weather conditions are unfavourable at times […]

  • 26 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Australian-based dredging and civil construction company Hall Contracting has won a $27 million contract to carry out remediation work at Energy Resources of Australia’s Ranger Uranium Mine in the Northern Territory. The project will involve operating and maintaining the mine’s cutter suction dredge to safely remove and transfer approximately 26 million cubic meters of mine […]

  • 2 July 2010

    Two major initiatives are boosting port expansion and development in Australia – one is part of new Australian agreements with China. The other is a major initiative by the New South Wales government. The Chinese inputs include support for rail and deepwater port construction in Oakajee, Western Australia, and a rail line and coal terminal […]

  • 24 May 2012

    Ocean Trenching Technologies Pty Ltd.’s Board of Directors confirms current market speculation that the company is looking for a buyer. Director of OTT Mr. Tom Wilson said “Due to unforeseen personal circumstances OTT, Australia’s largest registered and wholly Australian owned subsea trenching company is currently on the open market for sale.” Established in early 2011, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    SYDNEY (Dow Jones)–Australia’s New South Wales state government said Friday that Hong Kong’s Hutchison Whampoa Ltd. (0013.HK) has been awarded the right to operate the third container terminal at Sydney’s Port Botany, due to be completed in 2012… Source: The Wall Street journal ,December 18, 2009

  • 4 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Officials from Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC), the master developer of ports and industrial zones, have welcomed a delegation from the Port of Hastings Development Authority (PoHDA), Australia, at ADPC’s site office in Taweelah. It was a first time visit for the PoHDA delegates who were invited on a tour to see the high-tech visitor […]

  • 8 July 2013

    Australia’s largest cruise operator Carnival Australia today welcomed new Federal Government funding for the port of Eden that will put the New South Wales town on the Australian cruise map and deliver significant benefits to the local economy. Carnival Australia CEO Ann Sherry said the Regional Development funding would allow the deep water port to […]

  • 12 July 2011
    Project & Tenders

    Port Waratah Coal Services (PWCS), based at Port of Newcastle in New South Wales, Australia, announced on July 6 that it plans to build a… (portnews) [mappress] Source: portnews, July 12, 2011;

  • 14 February 2011

    The Newcastle Port Corporation in New South Wales, Australia, has submitted an environmental assessment application for a proposed plan to… (ship-technology) [mappress] Source: ship-technology, February 14, 2011;