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  • 24 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Mackay Conservation Group will today commence court proceedings in Brisbane’s Federal Court challenging Environment Minister Greg Hunt’s decision to approve dredging and dumping within the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. The case will centre on the Federal Government’s decision to approve dredging and dumping for the proposed export coal terminal at Abbot Point, less […]

  • 13 February 2013

    Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has informed the shipping, harbour craft and pleasure craft communities in Singapore’s waters that the dredging work off Cyrene reef will be underway until April 15, 2013. These dredging works will be carried out by the dredger, “Pandora” held in position by 3 spuds as anchors. The dredger, […]

  • 24 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, last week announced a joint-venture contract award to Milestone Environmental Contracting Inc. and Fraser River Pile & Dredge Inc. for stage two of the Randle Reef Contaminated Sediment Remediation project. The contract, valued at $32.9 million, was awarded following a fair, open, and competitive process. The awarding […]

  • 1 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter told the Shangri-La Dialogue on May 30 that China has gone much further and faster in the South China Sea land reclamation operations, more than all other claimants combined and more than in the entire history of the region. He criticized China’s actions in the South China Sea as out […]

  • 17 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Reef Subsea Dredging & Excavation announced today they have recently completed a fast track project for A/S Norske Shell on the Ormen Lange Mid North Development. From the initial seabed preparation contract, the company was awarded significant additional work on the project which lasted six months to the full satisfaction of the client. It was […]

  • 6 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Casting aside the agendas of politicians and activists, the true, long term implications of dredging spoil material along the Queensland coast are difficult to calculate, announced marineconservation.org. Industry has breathed life into the once-quiet town of Gladstone in the form of booming economic activity, employment and high-visibility wear. When Gladstone Harbour was subject to dredging in […]

  • 23 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Skippers will find it easier to navigate waters at Ocean Reef Boat Harbor following the recent completion of maintenance dredging by the Department of Transport (DoT) ahead of schedule and under budget. According to DoT A/Director Maritime Planning Donna West, around $270,000 had been spent in order to remove 5,000 cubic meters of sediment from […]

  • 27 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    A consortium consisting of Van Oord, Australian research institute CSIRO, and Delft University of Technology have reached a new milestone – this week they are testing  a new method for large-scale coral rehabilitation at the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. Climate change and coral bleaching have resulted in the reef in losing more than half […]

  • 9 September 2011

    The feasibility study into offshore reefs to protect Old Bar’s eroding coast should be finished within a couple of weeks.   BY HELEN MANUSU (manningrivertimes) [mappress] Source: manningrivertimes, September 9, 2011

  • 15 January 2013

    The government has signed an agreement with Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) last week for the construction of harbours in Hdh. Vaikaradhoo and L. Kunahandhoo, for which MVR64 million will be spent from the budget. Under the agreement, MVR23 million will be spent on constructing a 400-foot long, 250-foot wide harbour in L. Kunahandhoo; […]

  • 6 March 2014

    Queensland Resources Council (QRC) chief executive Michael Roche is encouraging local business leaders to line up against the campaign of Great Barrier Reef port dredging opponents. According to Roche, Queensland ports are very important for the economic development in Australia, as well as for securing a great number of work places. “Every year of course […]

  • 4 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has announced the official construction completion on the Miami Harbor Deepening and Widening Project, the first major port deepening to a 50-feet depth in the southeastern United States. Along with deepening, which was finished in September, mitigation construction is also completed. Recent monitoring shows the mitigation features […]

  • 12 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Reef Subsea Dredging and Excavation (D&E) has secured a number of substantial contracts in the Middle-East and Asia Pacific as the company continues to grow its global footprint. The Middle-East contracts will involve two teams from the company’s UK workforce managing subsea excavation work in Saudi Arabia and Iraq. The work in the Al Khafji […]

  • 6 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Greensmps.org.au announced the Statement on the Environmental Protection Order issued to Clive Palmer’s Waratah Coal yesterday for not complying with its environmental duty at the China First coal mine project in the Galilee Basin. “It’s incredibly alarming to see a mining magnate with considerable weight in federal Parliament breaking state environmental law,” Senator Waters, Australian […]

  • 5 January 2012

    “Having World Heritage Status over a massive commercial harbour like the Port of Gladstone is akin to having a nature conservation zone declaration over the Queen Street Mall” according to Leo Zussino, Chief Executive Officer of the Gladstone Ports Corporation. “When the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area, which includes Gladstone harbour, was gazetted in […]

  • 12 January 2012

    Premier Anna Bligh insists she’s not nervous about an upcoming UN mission to check on the health of the Great Barrier Reef…   (ninemsn) [mappress] Source: ninemsn, January 12, 2012; Image: westernbasinportdevelopment

  • 7 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The 8th Annual Dredging & Reclamation Summit, taking place on 15-16 November in Brisbane, will bring together 15 expert speakers to discuss key strategies to improve cost efficiency, reducing lead time and ensuring the sustainability of dredging operations. Ahead of the summit, we caught up with Dr Neil Tripodi, Principal Scientist, Water Assessment and Systems […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has spoken out against plans that could see Cairns become a mega-port, and warned of the huge impacts this could have on the Great Barrier Reef. “If Cairns is designated a ‘priority port’ under the Queensland Government’s new ports legislation, the door will be open not just to millions […]

  • 25 October 2010

    Scientists are checking the health of seagrass beds and coral reefs off Fremantle following environmental tests that showed the plume from… By Jane Hammond (au) [mappress] Source: au, October 25, 2010;

  • 7 November 2011

    The Great Barrier Reef could be in danger of losing its world heritage status, federal parliament has been told… By Lisa Martin (theage) [mappress] Source: theage, November 7, 2011

  • 2 August 2010

    Building an artificial reef, planting trees to stop erosion and upgrading sewage plants are possibilities the Department of Defense may use… By Brett Kelman (guampdn) [mappress] Source: guampdn, August 2, 2010;

  • 16 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has provided $3.7 million in Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) funds to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) for the removal of stamp sands in Grand Traverse Harbor near the Town of Gay, Michigan. Dredging is underway and expected to continue through the end of the calendar year, […]

  • 17 July 2012

    THE Queensland opposition has called on the government to release a report on the feasibility of dredging the main shipping entrance to Cairns, reports news.com.au. LNP promised funding for Trinity Inlet dredging in order to attract larger cruise ships. LNP demands Trinity Inlet dredging study to make sure it can be done without hindering the […]

  • 18 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Greens are alarmed by a report today that a former coal baron was allowed to dredge in the Great Barrier Reef after donating $150 000 to the Queensland LNP a week before. “It’s clear the big end of town is running the Newman Government at the expense of everyday Queenslanders and the Great […]

  • 29 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Results from a new dredging study in Western Australia’s Dampier Archipelago provide, for the first time, a framework for assessing likely impacts of dredging on coral populations, and for evaluating the timeframes and likelihood of population recovery from impacts. In April 2014 and March 2015 studies of coral populations were undertaken at Enderby and West […]

  • 1 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Palaszczuk Government is calling for tenders to undertake important dredging work ahead of the scuttling of the ex-HMAS Tobruk to create an artificial reef and world-class dive site in waters off Hervey Bay. Minister for National Parks and the Great Barrier Reef, Dr Steven Miles, said that the successful contractor will undertake maintenance dredging […]