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  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Abbott Government last night passed a bill through the Lower House to hand federal environmental approval powers to the states, ignoring the World Heritage Committee’s concern about this environmentally disastrous plan. “UNESCO is currently meeting to decide whether to downgrade the Great Barrier Reef’s World Heritage status to ‘In Danger’ and has expressed concern […]

  • 30 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    News of Adani’s precarious financial position in The Financial Review calls into question how environmental conditions attached to the Abbot Point coal port expansion approval will be funded. “It’s incredibly concerning that not only do the Abbot Point offsets appear impossible to achieve and are unlikely to be enforced but there might not even be […]

  • 6 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Keppel and Fitzroy Delta Alliance (KAFDA) calls for an immediate moratorium on all port development in Fitzroy Delta and Keppel Bay after the release of a new video revealing the dangers of barge to ship coal loading, known as transhipping, proposed for the exposed waters of the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. KAFDA […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Gladstone is set to consolidate its position as Queensland’s industrial powerhouse following release of the new Ports Strategy for Queensland. Queensland Resources Council (QRC) Chief Executive Michael Roche said the strategy would inject new confidence into the sector. “The release of the Queensland Government’s Ports Strategy is an environmentally responsible and sustainable approach to future […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ackermans & van Haaren: Good Start in 2014 for DEME Ackermans & van Haaren, a diversified group active in 5 key segments: Marine Engineering & Infrastructure, Private Banking, Real Estate, Leisure & Senior Care, Energy & Resources and Development Capital, has announced its interim financial report for the first quarter of 2014.   The Bahamas: […]

  • 6 August 2020
    Business development

    A Construction Working Group has been established to provide direct community input during the early works and breakwater construction phases of the Ocean Reef Marina, the Government of Western Australia reports. Through an expression of interest process, 23 people have been selected to form the group, comprised of 18 local organisation and community group members […]

  • 5 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    WWF-Australia welcomed the appointment of Mark Butler MP as Australia’s new Minister for Climate Change and Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Water. The conservation organisation nominated a redoubling of efforts to ensure the Great Barrier Reef is not listed as “World Heritage in Danger” and stronger pollution reduction targets to tackle climate change as […]

  • 2 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Understanding and predicting coastal flooding is a challenging and urgent problem in the presence of sea-level rise, a changing climate, and ever-growing coastal populations. Although this issue is global in scale, understanding and predicting flooding along tropical coral reef-lined shorelines presents unique challenges owing to the complexity of these shorelines which have been little studied […]

  • 2 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Queenslanders will have a hand in shaping the future of the state’s priority bulk commodity ports and protecting the Great Barrier Reef. State Development Minister, Dr Anthony Lynham, announced at Gladstone’s Community Cabinet today that the draft guideline for priority port master planning was now open for public comment. “The release of the draft guideline […]

  • 21 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The LNP appears to be confused about their own policy regarding the Cairns port dredging proposal in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, announced Cairns and Far North Environment Center (CAFNEC). The community has been told that State Government policy was NO new dumping in the Marine Park. Recently on ABC Radio, Cairns MP Gavin […]

  • 23 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    The McGowan Government is powering ahead with the Ocean Reef Marina development, selecting the preferred contractor for this construction project. The government announced yesterday two local companies as the preferred contractors to construct two new two-kilometre-long breakwaters required for the marina. Two Western Australian companies, WA Limestone and Italia Stone Group, will construct the $60 […]

  • 9 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Martin County said in their latest update on the Bathtub Reef Beach/Sailfish Point renourishment project that dredge crews are wrapping up operations in the Sailfish Navigation channel and are in the process of moving all of the pipeline out of the channel. Pipeline has been placed on the impoundment basin and along the coastline in […]

  • 12 April 2010

    The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority’s outlook report highlighted how dredging at Hay Point in 2007 created ‘‘significant environmental impacts’’ at the dredge and disposal sites and affected coral up to 12km away… [mappress] Source:weekendaustralian,April 12,2010

  • 17 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Tritech’s latest product in the Gemini Multibeam range, the Gemini Narrow Beam Imager (NBI), has been proven to provide invaluable data when working in extremely limited visibility conditions. The Gemini (NBI) provides operators with real-time high-speed acoustic images from a narrow vertical beam covering a 130° swath. Operating at 620kHz the NBI provides imagery at […]

  • 11 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    Heavy equipment operators began work recently to dredge stamp sands north of Grand Traverse Harbor in Keweenaw County. According to a press release from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, Copper mine tailings from the Wolverine and Marquette mines (stamp sands) were deposited at a milling site located in Gay, Michigan along Lake Superior. Since […]

  • 10 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Reef Subsea Dredging & Excavation announced today they successfully completed their integral part in the Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind Farm project working collaboratively with the operations team for Fluor, the principle contractor. Reef Subsea Dredging & Excavation (RSD&E) completed their multi-million pound project over a period of two years (2010 – 2012) where they performed […]

  • 9 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Senator Marco Rubio yesterday urged the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to take the necessary measures to ensure Florida’s coral reefs are accounted for during the upcoming Port Everglades project that will allow the port to accommodate larger ships. In a letter to Jacksonville District Commander, Colonel Jason A. Kirk, Rubio highlighted the important role […]

  • 21 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Detroit District announces a contract option award to dredge stamp sands in the Keweenaw Peninsula of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula between Gay, Michigan and the Grand Traverse Harbor. The Environmental Protection Agency, EPA, provided USACE with an additional $946,000 in Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, GLRI, funding to award the three options on […]

  • 24 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Dredging near Kusu Island continues until Aug 10 In front of the living reefs of Kusu Island, dredging that first started in Apr 09 (the Notice was then entitled ‘Sand Mining’) will continue until Aug 10… [mappress] Source: Wild Singapore, February 24, 2010;

  • 16 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Abbot Point dredging will not impact the Great Barrier Reef, said North Queensland Bulk Ports (NQBP). Offshore disposal of dredged material at Abbot Point will have a localised, temporary impact, with recovery in a relatively short period, according to NQBP. [mappress] May 16, 2014

  • 11 November 2011

    For Spicer Bak at Stevens Institute of Technology, being a beach bum and a PhD candidate go hand-in-hand. That is because this Ocean Engineering graduate student studies beach erosion to better understand how to protect America’s coastlines. Coastal protection is a major topic for government agencies, ocean scientists, and beach bums around the world. It’s […]

  • 30 January 2014

    The Australian Greens are concerned that the Abbott Government’s Gladstone Harbour inquiry will turn into a political witch hunt, following the terms of reference announcement today. “The Abbott Government’s inquiry seems to focus only on the bund wall and doesn’t appear to have investigative powers,” Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens environment spokesperson, said. “Rather than […]

  • 22 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, Martin County and the Town of Jupiter Island made significant progress toward achieving a long term management agreement for the St. Lucie Inlet. County Commissioners approved a new Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the county and the Town of Jupiter Island, taking a first step relating to a cooperative plan for managing the valuable Inlet […]

  • 2 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging began at Ocean Reef Boat Harbor this week, helping to restore safe navigational access for recreational boat users, reports the Department of Transport. According to DoT General Manager of Coastal Infrastructure, Donna West, the dredging will take place over the next two months. “The $300,000 project will involve approximately 6,000 cubic meters of sediments being […]

  • 4 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Potential purchasers for the Port of Gladstone need to beware of the significant environmental, financial, legal and international concerns about the environmental disaster that has occurred there, in light of the announcement that the State government intends to privatise the port. The Australian Marine Conservation Society’s Great Barrier Reef Campaign Director, Felicity Wishart, said that […]