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  • 28 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    A multi-disciplinary team led by University of New South Wales (UNSW) Sydney researchers is releasing the first large-scale summary of how their estuaries – and the 80 per cent of NSW residents living on them – will be impacted by climate change. According to UNSW, two out of three Australians and four out of five […]

  • 26 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Local Government Shelley Hancock has announced an additional $175,000 of funding for the City of Newcastle Council to begin work to boost sand volumes on Stockton Beach, located north of the Hunter River in New South Wales, Australia. “The newest round of funding will enable approximately 5,500 tonnes of sand to be placed […]

  • 15 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Melbourne dredging program is expected to begin on the 25th of November 2019, the Australia’s largest container port said in its latest announcement.  Dredging works, set to be completed in March 2020, will be carried out at various locations within the port precinct and the South Channel in Port Phillip Bay to […]

  • 30 September 2013

    A new state-of-the-art artificial reef is now on the horizon for recreational fishers in the Mandurah region, as one of the major new projects to be supported in the latest round of the Recreational Fishing Initiatives Fund (RFIF) grants program. Fisheries Minister Troy Buswell said the artificial reef project would draw on the benefits and […]

  • 1 March 2011

      TSmarine and SMIT Subsea Australia (SMIT), a wholly owned subsidiary of Boskalis, have entered into a long term frame agreement where SMIT will provide diving services to TSmarine. Under the agreement SMIT will install its new state-of-the-art S4 12-man saturation dive system on TSmarine’s multipurpose offshore support vessel REM Etive. TSmarine CEO John Edwards […]

  • 15 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has launched its Port of Immingham master plan following an extensive public consultation process. The master plan outlines ABP’s vision for the future growth and development of the Port of Immingham for 2010-2030. The Port of Immingham is the UK’s largest port in terms of tonnage handled. Benefiting from its prime […]

  • 26 July 2010

    A $500 million plan to dredge Gladstone Harbour to cope with the massive LNG ships has been given the green light by the State Government. The decision is likely to ignite a David and Goliath battle, pitching the tiny community of South End, on Curtis Island, against some of Australia’s biggest companies and the State […]

  • 28 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The New South Wales Government has announced a tender for dredging of the Swansea Channel in Lake Macquarie. According to the government, the dredging project will remove up to 100,000 cubic metres of sand from the channel. The project also includes pumping of material via pipes to Blacksmiths Beach and spreading of spoil along Blacksmiths […]

  • 29 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The entrance of the Tweed River in New South Wales, Australia, will be dredged over coming weeks to improve boating navigation for commercial and recreational vessels. “It is planned to remove about 21,000 cubic meters of sand. Thanks to the success of the Tweed River Entrance Sand Bypassing Project, this is a relatively small amount compared […]

  • 11 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    UniSite Group, a Ningbo based company involved in dredging, land reclamation, offshore projects, marine, mechanical engineering and green remediation projects, took part in some very significant projects all over the world in the third quarter of 2019. Q3 Highlights: UniSite successfully supplied numbers of ship building parts for maintenance for world famous hopper and cutter […]

  • 8 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has finalized its arbitration of a dispute between Glencore Coal Assets Australia Pty Ltd (Glencore) and Port of Newcastle Operations Pty Ltd (PNO) about terms and conditions for accessing the ‘declared’ shipping channel service at the Port of Newcastle. The ACCC has determined that PNO should reduce its […]

  • 26 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port of Melbourne said in its latest announcement that the maintenance dredging operations in the entrance to Port Phillip and in the port precinct will take place during the next month.  The dredging works will be undertaken by the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Brisbane, operated by Boskalis Australia Pty Ltd. “The Brisbane is 84.1 meters long […]

  • 22 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    A new poll of nine Queensland electorates along the Reef coast and South East Queensland has shown the industrialisation of the Great Barrier Reef could prove to be a decisive federal election issue, according to the Fight for the Reef campaign. Significantly, nearly half [49.4%] of people polled said they were more likely to vote […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 January 2011

    Van Oord has been awarded the dredging contract for the Iraq crude oil export expansion project off the coast of Iraq in the Arabian Gulf. The client is the South Oil Company of Iraq. Van Oord will be working for main contractor Leighton based in Australia. The contract value for Van Oord amounts to some […]

  • 4 March 2011

      Sir Rod Eddington and Yves Fortier, non-executive directors of Rio Tinto, will be retiring from the boards at the conclusion of the 2011 annual general meetings on 5 May 2011. Yves Fortier’s retirement was first announced in February 2010. Andrew Gould, senior independent director, will serve for one more year before retiring at the […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    North Mole Drive south of the heliport at Rous Head will be closed for eight weeks from 30 September for seawall works, announced Fremantle Ports Western Australia. The seawall was damaged during storms in June this year. The works include repair and raising of the height of part of the seawall, and repair of the […]

  • 2 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) announced yesterday that Lasse Petterson will assume the role of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) on May 1, 2017. Chairman of the Board Robert Uhler stated: “As expected, since becoming a Board Member late in 2016, his background, reputation and character have enabled him […]

  • 10 December 2012

    The Conservation Council of Western Australia will continue to investigate environmental impacts of King George Sound dredging, although this project was suspended, reports abc.net.au. Grange Resources’ Southdown project, which has been questioned by the local officials, is located near the Wellstead community, approximately 90km northeast of the Port of Albany on the south coast of […]

  • 10 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Jan De Nul: New Parallel Runway for Brisbane Airport (Australia) On Thursday, 10 October 2013 the Brisbane Airport Corporation announced the construction of the 300 ha platform for their new parallel runway.   UK: New Medmerry Sea Defence Scheme Unveiled The Environment Agency is celebrating an important milestone of a 15 year project to provide […]

  • 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;

  • 6 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The preparations for maintenance dredging work at the Lancelin jetty, aimed to restore channel width and depth, are well underway. “An area stretching from 60 meters south of the jetty to around 100 meters north and out well past the jetty will be dredged,” the township of Lancelin in Western Australia said in its announcement. […]

  • 27 June 2011
    Business & Finance

    Miclyn Express Offshore Limited (“MIO”) announced the purchase of two 330 foot Barges. The Barges will be immediately deployed as part of the fleet executing the transportation project for the infrastructure development of the LNG export facilities at Barrow Island in North West Australia. It is envisaged that the new Barges will be fully utilised […]

  • 29 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Beaches at Lancelin, Perth, Western Australia, will be widened with the sand from the Department of Transport’s latest maintenance dredging campaign in the area. Department of Transport (DoT) Maritime General Manager, Steve Jenkins, said that maintenance dredging, last completed in 2017, would restore channel depths and ensure safe navigation and access to the Lancelin Jetty. […]

  • 21 February 2011

      Coastal operations in the Pilbara region continue to be hampered by ongoing weather issues associated with Tropical Cyclones Dianne and Carlos, that are likely to impact on shipped tonnage for the first quarter of this year. TC Carlos is currently 100 kilometres north-west of Broome, moving in a west-southwest direction at a speed of […]

  • 7 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    In mid October 2019, construction of a low-crest Geotextile Sand Container (GSC) groyne and revetment on the Sunset Beach Foreshore at Triton Place to mitigate coastal erosion will begin, the City of Greater Geraldton reports. The 40m low-crest GSC groyne and 50m long GSC revetment being constructed at Triton Place will help retain an initial […]