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  • 22 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Western Australia has announced more than $1.6 million in funding for projects that help manage WA’s world-renowned coastline. Coastal Adaptation and Protection (CAP) grants fund projects that identify and adapt to coastal hazards: Coastal Management Plan Assistance Program (CMPAP) supports sustainable use of coastal areas through strategic planning; Coastwest funds projects that […]

  • 18 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Over $1.6 million in shared grants funding has been awarded to 45 projects across Western Australia’s coastal regions to support coastal management work and improved coastal amenities, Government of Western Australia said in its latest release.  Coastal Adaptation and Protection (CAP) and Coastal Management Plan Assistance Program (CMPAP) grants support the planning and sustainable management of […]

  • 17 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Western Australia said in their latest announcement that boat owners throughout Western Australia can look forward to improvements to recreational boating facilities following the allocation of $1.5 million in State Government grants.   Nine projects have been successful in securing funding in the latest round of the Recreational Boating Facilities Scheme (RBFS). “Once […]

  • 11 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    BMT is set to continue its relationship with the Western Australia’s Department of Transport (DoT) in an extension contract which will see the company provide program management support for a further three years. “Following a positive review of BMT’s performance, the DoT has extended the contract and BMT looks forward to continuing to work with […]

  • 17 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Applications are now open for the 2017-18 coastal grants program to help plan for and manage Western Australia’s coastline, the WA Government just announced. Planning Minister, Donna Faragher, said that $600,000 is available to coastal managers and community groups through the WA Planning Commission’s Coastal Management Plan Assistance Program (CMPAP) and Coastwest Initiative. “The Government […]

  • 3 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Communities across Western Australia will share in $551,000 for strategic coastal planning and to undertake projects that improve the condition and amenity of the State’s coastline. Planning Minister, Donna Faragher, today announced that 23 projects will receive funding under the latest round of the Liberal National Government’s 2016-17 Coastwest and Coastal Management Plan Assistance program. […]

  • 6 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Liberal National Government has allocated $750,295 to local authorities for projects aimed at protecting the Western Australian coastline. Acting Transport Minister, John Day, said that the 2016-17 Coastal Adaptation and Protection (CAP) grants would benefit 13 urgent coastal management projects, located between Geraldton and Esperance, with funds allocated for construction, design, monitoring or investigation […]

  • 8 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Applications are now open for the State Government’s 2015-16 Coastwest grants and Coastal Management Plan Assistance Program grants, the Government of Western Australia just announced. Planning Minister John Day said that $600,000 was available for coastal managers and community groups undertaking initiatives aimed at the protection and management of Western Australia’s coastlines. “Through these grant programs […]

  • 11 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    BMT JFA Consultants, a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, the leading international maritime design, engineering and risk management consultancy, has announced that it has secured a three year contract with Western Australia’s Department of Transport (DoT). Providing a range of project management services, the contract will see BMT work closely with the Department to help […]

  • 8 February 2011

    Fortescue Metals Group has reportedly confirmed that it will push ahead as lead developer of a new Western Australian iron ore port at … (fairplay) [mappress] Source: fairplay, February 8, 2011;

  • 22 December 2010

    Mitsui & Co., Ltd., approved today the investment of A$ 1.25 billion through its 100% subsidiary Mitsui Iron Ore Development Pty. Ltd. for the expansion of iron ore export capacity at Cape Lambert (also known as Port Walcott), owned by Robe River J/V(Rio Tinto 53%, Mitsui 33%, Others 14%) in the Pilbara region of Western […]

  • 13 September 2010

    John Holland today announced it has been awarded a $276 million marine contract which forms part of the early works for Rio Tinto’s Cape Lambert Port B Project in Western Australia’s north-west. The contract package involves the construction of a 920-metre jetty and two-berth wharf, new shiploading facilities and associated piping works. The project, to […]

  • 9 June 2010
    Research & Development

    The spill resulting from the dredging of Fremantle Port is the subject of a free public forum tomorrow.   [mappress] Source: articleant, June 9, 2010;

  • 7 June 2010
    Business & Finance

    Aquila Resources Ltd says it is continuing to plan the development of a new iron ore export port in Western Australia, despite potential joint venture partner Fortescue Metals Group Ltd putting on hold an associated project Fortescue, Aquila and the Metallurgical Corporation of China Ltd (MCC) in March submitted a concept plan to the WA […]

  • 22 April 2010
    Business & Finance

    Neptune Marine Services Ltd (ASX: NMS) today announced that it has been contracted by Boskalis Australia to provide a range of diving support services on the Gorgon Project in Western Australia. Additional to the Gorgon works announced in January of this year, the latest contract comprises… [mappress] Source:neptunems,April 22,2010;

  • 19 September 2013

    The Western Basin Dredging & Disposal Project has completed the current dredging works for this phase of the project.| The two cutter suction dredgers working in the Gladstone Harbour are currently preparing to demobilise from the works. The Athena will depart Gladstone on 4 October, while the Al Mahaar is scheduled to depart on a […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Maintaining the integrity of rivers and protecting the environment form the basis of a report into the future management of Queensland’s Georgina, Diamantina and Cooper Creek catchments, released today. Minister for Natural Resources and Mines Andrew Cripps said the report prepared by the Western Rivers Advisory Panel (WRAP) examines a range of issues integral to […]

  • 24 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Western Basin Dredging and Disposal Project (WBDDP) reached a major milestone this week with 8 million cubic metres of material now dredged out of the Gladstone harbour which is just over 30% of the total 26 million cubic metres. The backhoe dredging works for this project are now complete. All berth pockets are dredged […]

  • 8 May 2012

    According to The Observer, the Al Mahaar Dredger operations were reduced on Saturday and stopped completely at 5.55pm the next day. In a media release Gladstone Ports Corporation said as with most spring and king tides the natural turbidity increases were expected and as part of an adaptive approach to carry out the Western Basin […]

  • 30 March 2012

      According to The Observer, two new dredges will be arriving in Gladstone later this month. The first dredge was scheduled to arrive in the harbour on April 11 and will be replacing the backhoe dredge Simson that has been out of operation since Christmas Day last year. The Hippopotes is a medium size backhoe […]

  • 20 February 2012

    Gladstone Ports Corporation’s (GPC) Western Basin Dredging and Disposal Project is set to become safer with the introduction of Incident Cause Analysis Method (ICAM) training. Western Basin Dredging and Disposal Project Leader Peter O’Sullivan said ICAM has been put in place to train supervisors and safety personal to create a safer working environment. “It’s to […]

  • 27 January 2012

    The cutter suction dredge Al Mahaar and three backhoes are in operation in the Western Basin. The Turbidity Management Plan is in action to mitigate turbidity on the high tidal flows caused by king tides this week. In consultation with the Queensland Department of Environment and Resource Management (DERM) and the Dredge Technical Reference Panel […]

  • 24 January 2012

    Abigroup has finished a $116 million contract to design and construct the seawall bund and haul road for the Port of Gladstone Western Basin expansion in Queensland. The project, which was completed ahead of schedule, is part of Gladstone Ports Corporation’s (GPC) infrastructure expansion to cater for the increased shipping requirements. Abigroup’s Queensland General Manager […]

  • 19 January 2012

    Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) has resumed normal dredging operations in the Western Basin after receiving notification from the Queensland Department of Environment and Resource Management (DERM). The temporary suspension of cutter suction dredging was put in place on the 9th January following high recordings of turbidity in the Gladstone harbour. The suspension was lifted around […]

  • 2 September 2011

    Gladstone Ports Corporation CEO Leo Zussino has launched a passionate defence of the Western Basin Dredging Project. Speaking at a media … More info: (gladstoneobserver) By David Sparkes [mappress] Source: gladstoneobserver, September 2, 2011;

  • 19 August 2011

    Gary Grant has been fishing out of Gladstone for decades, but he has never seen anything like this.   More info: gladstoneobserver By David Sparkes [mappress] Source: gladstoneobserver, August 19, 2011

  • 10 August 2011

    Van Oord Australia Pty Ltd and Dredging International (Australia) Pty Ltd have been awarded a third contract for the Western Basin Main Works Dredging at the Port of Gladstone. This third contract signed with the Gladstone Ports Corporation on 15 July 2011 represents a value of EUR 90 million (AUD 120 million) and involves the […]

  • 9 August 2011
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Van Oord Australia Pty Ltd and Dredging International (Australia) Pty Ltd, member of the DEME Group, have been awarded a third contract for the Western Basin Main Works Dredging at the Port of Gladstone. This third contract signed with the Gladstone Ports Corporation on 15th July 2011 represents a value of AUD 120 million (EUR […]

  • 17 June 2011

    Water quality and marine health data will be made public and updated weekly on the Gladstone Ports Corporation website starting next month… By Kerri-Anne Mesner (gladstoneobserver) [mappress] Source: gladstoneobserver, June 17, 2011