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  • 6 June 2017

    The government of Australia’s New South Wales decided to release two remote areas for conventional gas exploration to deal with a potential gas supply shortage in the region.

  • 12 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The New South Wales Government today announced an $8 million coastal dredging strategy, aimed at improving the state’s ports and harbors. “These waterways are the lifeblood of many communities and the NSW Liberal & Nationals Government is pleased to fund this essential dredging,” New South Wales Minister for Lands and Forestry, Paul Toole, said in […]

  • 23 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    All pilotage services have been suspended at Port Botany from 6:30 hours local time September 23, and at Sydney’s Port Jackson from 7:30, due strong winds and high swells of up to 7 metres, according to the New South Wales-based seaport operator Sydney Ports Corporation. The ports will remain closed throughout the day, and the […]

  • 23 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    All pilotage services have been suspended at Port Botany from 6:30 hours local time September 23, and at Sydney’s Port Jackson from 7:30, due strong winds and high swells of up to 7 metres, according to the New South Wales-based seaport operator Sydney Ports Corporation. The ports will remain closed throughout the day, and the […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    New South Wales’ ambitious infrastructure program is running at unprecedented levels as the government works to rebuild the State.  Funding for this program is primarily secured from the State Budget, which has been refocused to sustainably support the Government’s infrastructure commitments and improve frontline services, while maintaining NSW’s triple-A credit rating. The State-funded infrastructure program […]

  • 24 April 2014

    Queensland Energy Minister Mark McArdle has called on the new Baird Government to increase New South Wales gas supplies to provide cost relief to consumers. The call follows yesterday’s announcement that gas prices in New South Wales would increase by 17.6 per cent. McArdle said New South Wales had the potential to produce significant volumes […]

  • 16 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Member for Swansea, Yasmin Catley, is taking the fight for a permanent sand dredging in Swansea Channel to the New South Wales Parliament. The Labor MP will move a notice of motion calling on the state government to guarantee the channel will be navigable, safe and open for recreational use this summer. Swansea MP Yasmin […]

  • 4 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    YM Efficiency lost over 80 containers after sailing through high winds and heavy seas from Taiwan to Sydney.

  • 11 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Just over a year since major work was done to improve and stabilize sand dunes at New Brighton, the benefits continue to be realized, the New South Wales’ Byron Shire Council said in its today’s release.  In October 2017, Byron Shire Council undertook a beach scraping program to help protect the dune system against short […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Sydney International Container Terminals has said that the official opening of its new container terminal at Port Botany by New South Wales’ Premier Mike Baird marks the start of a major transformation of the State’s maritime international trade. The new container terminal sits on 45 ha of reclaimed land just across from Sydney Airport and employs a […]

  • 11 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Cruise ships calling at ports in Australia’s New South Wales (NSW) might be required to use 0.1% sulphur fuel by July next year, if the state’s Baird government is reelected, according to the local daily The Sydney Morning Herald. The Baird government promised to reduce the sulphur content in marine fuel from the current 3.5% following reports […]

  • 31 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    A community meeting on the ongoing erosion issue of Stockton Beach in Newcastle, New South Wales, will take place at the Stockton Surf Club on November 2 from 6:30pm, Save Stockton Beach said in its latest announcement. Lord Mayor of Newcastle, Nuatali Nelmes, is expected to attend the meeting, and an open invitation has been extended to all […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Australian Minister for Roads and Freight Duncan Gay announced yesterday the start of operations of the new Port Authority of New South Wales and welcomed the appointments of the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.    The new authority was formed from the amalgamation of the Sydney, Newcastle and Port Kembla Port Corporations. “The NSW Government’s […]

  • 22 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    More than $300,000 has been awarded to five coastal councils across New South Wales to undertake planning in coastal and estuarine areas, the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment reports.  Commenting the latest announcement, Minister for Local Government, Shelley Hancock, said that the funding is being provided to assist councils prepare plans to set […]

  • 3 October 2013

    Santos has welcomed the Commonwealth’s determination that it is satisfied the company’s planned exploration and appraisal program near Narrabri will not have a harmful impact on water resources or other Commonwealth Matters of National Environmental Significance. In late June, Santos submitted the program to the Commonwealth, as a referral under the EPBC Act, to determine […]

  • 8 January 2020

    Seaport of Eden impacted by major bush fires raging across New South Wales.

  • 21 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging of the Crowdy Harbor Boat Ramp facility was set to begin on November 11, but has been rescheduled to start on November 25 due to the recent bushfire event, the New South Wales’ MidCoast Council informs.  Under the plan, the council will undertake the dredging of sand that has built up on all four […]

  • 21 July 2008

    Project Updates – July 21, 2008 Local press rpeorts says additional dredging work will take place at the end of the July to keep the entrance to the Manning River open at Farquhar Inlet on the New South Wales mid-north coast. The New South Wales Department of Lands, Greater Taree Council and a local community […]

  • 30 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    AIE was granted a planning approval for New South Wales’ first liquefied natural gas import terminal.

  • 27 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port Authority of New South Wales has averted industrial action Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) members were planning to take on board pilot cutters operated by the Port Authority from Port Jackson and Port Botany. The strike was announced last week and was scheduled to take place on 28 & 29 April amid failure to bring to a […]

  • 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 April 2019

    The New South Wales government has given planning approval for Australian Industrial Energy to construct the gas terminal at Port Kembla, the first LNG import terminal in the state.