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Driving a long term sediment management plan for Port of Hay Point

Driving a long term sediment management plan for Port of Hay Point

Australia’s ports have an influential role on the nation’s import and export activities, and maintenance is critical to ensure the infrastructure and navigational areas are kept in optimal conditions at all times. In this article, Kevin Kane, Senior Environmental Manager North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation, shares exclusive insight into the Port of Hay Point Sustainable Sediment Management Project, and explores how the plan aims to manage sediment transport processes more effectively. 
How will proposed changes to renewal & revision of permits affect maintenance dredging?

How will proposed changes to renewal & revision of permits affect maintenance dredging?

Ahead of Dredging & Reclamation 2016, Dr Neil Tripodi, Principal Scientist, Water Assessment and Systems Department of Science, Information Technology and Innovation (QLD), shares exclusive insight into regulatory developments related to maintenance dredging in the Great Barrier Reef. He focuses in particular on the different approaches from different levels of government, and how revisions will align licencing with operating conditions that are attributed to a permit.