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June 10, 2020

With travel restrictions being lifted in Queensland last week I was able to visit the Maroochy Groynes construction site, which are now installing very-large Geotextile Sand Containers (GSCs). 

Over the last four years JBPacific has investigated the local coastal p...

January 19, 2020

Australia has just seen its first Category three (Severe) Tropical Cyclone of the 2019/20 season.  As a Low Pressure system it tracked over Darwin, before forming into Tropical Cyclone Claudia near the north Kimberley coast late on 11th January 2020.  

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December 7, 2019

November 2019 marked the third birthday of our Australian office, and the fifth year of the JBA Group working throughout the Asia-Pacific region.  

This years' projects have spanned India, Vietnam, Cambodia, and the Philippines; working on cyclones and typhoons, monsoon...

September 14, 2019

We are searching for a coastal engineer and a flood engineer with three to six years experience to join our team and work towards a senior or Team Leader position.

Learn more about it here

July 19, 2019

Over the next three months JBP is hosting Michael Thomson, a final year civil engineering student from Griffith University.  Michael is undertaking his thesis in Nature-Based Coastal Erosion Resilience, which is a regular component of our international work in coastal...

February 18, 2019

With Queensland right in the middle of storm season it’s good to consider the typical accuracies within our flood predictions.  Whilst our hydraulic engineers want an accuracy of ±10% from their flood models, several days out from the event our hydrologists think a rea...

October 14, 2018

Jeremy Benn Pacific (JBP) is celebrating its second birthday this October. Since our move to Brisbane in 2016, we are thrilled to still be here bringing our own style of Integrated Weather Risk Management into the Asia-Pacific region.   We are also recruiting, so make...

October 5, 2018

We have an exciting opportunity for an early career water engineer or modeller to join our growing team in Brisbane.  Any interested candidates should have a desire to work on the worlds water-related problems, including coastal, flood and disaster risk management.  Th...

September 23, 2018

Both natural and manmade processes are contributing to the ongoing risk of erosion along Samoa’s coastline.  During a recent visit I was able to see several signatures of coastal erosion due to beach sand mining.  At a local scale this is likely to result in only a sma...

September 2, 2018

Last week I was able to give a talk on coastal processes to our next generation of engineers at the Noosa District State High School, Cooroy.  Armed with our demonstration wave tank, I managed to splash enough water around the classroom to get them through an hour of m...

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