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  • 9 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Recreational fishers will have a new place to drop their lines, with the creation of a 20 hectare artificial reef off Scarborough in the Moreton Bay Marine Park. National Parks Minister Steve Dickson said it was part of the Government’s $50 million Marine Infrastructure Fund and would boost tourism and the local economy as promised […]

  • 9 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Member for Bega Andrew Constance is asking the community to show support for construction and funding of an artificial reef for Eurobodalla. Mr Constance said in its release that the Eurobodalla Recreational Fishing Action Group (ERFAG) has prepared a submission to support a new Offshore Artificial Reef to be situated off the coast of the […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has expressed significant concern about plans that suggest Indian coal and energy company Adani is still determined to expand its port at Abbot Point. There is speculation that Adani is looking to sell some or all of its current port (Terminal 1) to raise funds to progress its second […]

  • 22 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just released their latest article named ‘ReefGuard: A Scientific Approach to Active Reef Rehabilitation’. ReefGuard, a mobile coral breeding facility provides a highly controlled environment to aid in integrating the breeding and outplanting of corals. This article gives a detailed look into how proven small-scale coral breeding techniques […]

  • 5 June 2014

    Philippine President Benigno Aquino announced that Chinese ships have been spotted in disputed reefs in the Spratlys island chain. China has deployed ships that are similar to the ones used to reclaim land in Johnson South Reef. The vessels were spotted around Gavin and Cuarteron Reefs, The Straits Times reported. The Spratly Islands dispute is […]

  • 19 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Along a six-acre stretch of the Lafayette River that meanders through the bustle of Norfolk International Terminals, Inc., the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is actively constructing a permanent sanctuary home for one of the Chesapeake Bay’s most-endangered inhabitants: the eastern oyster. The Lafayette River-NIT oyster reef, built with approximately 14,000 cubic yards of fossilized […]

  • 4 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Abbott and Newman Governments are ignoring dwindling global coal demand and the oversupply of ports in Queensland in their push for mega coal mining in the Galilee Basin with export through the Great Barrier Reef. “The Abbott and Newman governments are insanely pushing ahead with their industrialisation of the Great Barrier Reef, even though […]

  • 19 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has called on state and federal governments to stop quarrelling over the duelling scientific reviews of the impact of Gladstone Harbour and recognise what’s at stake. Felicity Wishart, the Great Barrier Reef campaign director, said that if the Queensland and Australian Governments needed to stop quibbling and recognise that […]

  • 5 June 2013

    The peak representative body for minerals and energy sector companies in Queensland has welcomed the commitment of Australian and international scientists to support ongoing protection of the Great Barrier Reef as a place of Outstanding Universal Value on the World Heritage register. Responding to a joint statement by scientists collected by environmental group WWF, Queensland […]

  • 4 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    New laws about Queensland ports will strike a balance that allows the limited removal of port material and still meets international commitments to protect the Great Barrier Reef. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said that the government was responding to the Cairns community and its three local members: Treasurer Curtis Pitt, Member for Cairns Rob Pyne and […]

  • 21 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    CSA International, Inc. (CSA) has been awarded the Hard Coral Relocation and Mitigation Works for the New Port Project in Doha, Qatar under a sub-agreement with Middle East Dredging Company (MEDCO). The massive coral relocation project will be managed by a dedicated project management team based out of CSA’s Middle East Division in Qatar. CSA […]

  • 12 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The growth of Queensland’s major regional bulk commodity ports will be responsibly managed, and the Great Barrier Reef protected, under legislation passed in State Parliament today. State Development Minister Dr Anthony Lynham said that the laws put into effect the government’s key port-related commitments in the Reef 2050 Long Term Sustainability Plan. “We are protecting […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Queensland taxpayers could soon be slugged with the bill of destroying their own Great Barrier Reef, under an outrageous plan outlined by Premier Campbell Newman yesterday at G20 negotiations, said Greenpeace. “Premier Campbell Newman is offering a paycheck to a foreign company with a shocking track record to dredge up our Great Barrier Reef and build a […]

  • 17 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The waters off Gallops Island were identified as the ideal location for a proposed reef that would be built out of rock material dredged from Boston Harbor during a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers harbor deepening project slated for 2018, the Nature Conservancy just announced. Along with Northeastern University, the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries […]

  • 13 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Bathtub Reef Beach will undergo renourishment during the spring of 2017, reports Martin County, Florida. The 86,000 cubic yards of sand, needed for the project, will be borrowed from the Sailfish Point Navigational Channel. According to the county, the first step in the six-week project is the fusing and laying of pipes. Beginning today, March 13, a small […]

  • 5 January 2012

    In a letter to all Federal parliamentarians and Queensland state parliamentarians, GPC chairman Ian Brusasco has sought to clarify the status of its Western Basin Dredging and Disposal Project. CEO Leo Zussino said the letter outlined that the dredging site is inside Gladstone harbour and is more than 40km away from the start of the […]

  • 31 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Queensland’s peak resources sector body has backed the science-based decision of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) to grant dredge permits under strict conditions for the expansion of the Port of Abbott Point. Chief Executive of the Queensland Resources Council, Michael Roche, says he was always confident that GBRMPA would base the decision […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, and partners began constructing oyster reefs in the Tred Avon River, April 30, 2015, just as restoration on 370 acres wraps up in Harris Creek. Restoration in the Tred Avon River includes constructing up to 24 acres of approximately 1-foot reefs in water 9 to 20 feet […]

  • 14 March 2012

    As the UNESCO mission draws to a close after investigating impacts of mining infrastructure on the Great Barrier Reef, WWF calls on Minister Burke to place a moratorium on approving new large-scale industrial developments until a comprehensive assessment of environmental impacts has been completed. While WWF welcomed the federal government’s decision to press the pause […]

  • 13 December 2011

    Almost 75,000 Australians have signed a petition calling on UNESCO to intervene and help put a stop to dredging in the Great Barrier Reef. Lobby group GetUp will present the petition to a UNESCO official in Paris on Wednesday on behalf of the 74,708 Australians who signed it. Their concerns centre around an approval to […]

  • 4 June 2012

    Turbidity data released today by Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) show that GPC has breached its Environmental Authority again by exceeding the turbidity limit for five days running, and government must now intervene to protect the Harbour and the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. “This is symptomatic of everything that’s wrong with our management of […]

  • 26 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society has today welcomed the decision from Lend Lease to withdraw their involvement in any future port development at Abbot Point saying that most of the Australian public would welcome it. Felicity Wishart, the campaign director, said that no one should be industrialising the Reef’s coast just 50 kms from the […]

  • 31 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Nearshore artificial reef construction at Mid-Reach in Brevard County is underway and progressing smoothly, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District said in its latest announcement.  The reefs are being built in advance of future beach renourishment from Satellite Beach to Indialantic, said USACE. About 4.8 acres of reef will be constructed to mitigate […]

  • 23 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Greens call on the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority to reject dredge spoil dumping for the Abbot Point coal port in light of further evidence today from Goldman Sachs that world demand for coal is slowing. “The Authority is legally allowed to consider the economic viability of the Abbot Point coal terminal […]

  • 18 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection Andrew Powell has welcomed the World Heritage Committee’s move to delay its decision on whether to list the Great Barrier Reef as ‘in danger’. “The Newman Government is acting to fix Labor’s poor decisions,” Mr Powell said. “I welcome the opportunity to continue our initiatives while further considerations are […]

  • 28 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The University of Miami’s (UM) Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science announced yesterday a two-year award from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to support coral conservation research.  The grant will support coral propagation and restoration efforts necessary to help with the recovery of threatened coral species and increased resilience of coastal communities […]