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Israel: DREDGEPACK to Help in Kishon River Restoration Project

Israel: DREDGEPACK to Help in Kishon River Restoration Project

HYPACK Inc., a worldwide leader in hydrographic surveying and dredging software, was selected for the Kishon River Restoration Project. The Israeli Environmental Protection Minister launched an IMS Versi-Dredge® outfitted with the DREDGEPACK® real time dredge monitoring system. Throughout the next several months, DREDGEPACK® will be used to help eliminate the pollution in the Kishon River. […]

Italy: Damen to Showcase Its DOP Dredge Pumps at SaMoTer

Italy: Damen to Showcase Its DOP Dredge Pumps at SaMoTer

Damen Dredging Equipment will attend the SaMoTer trade show which will be held in Verona, Italy, from Thursday, the 8th of May, until Sunday, the 11th of May, 2014. SaMoTer is the main Italian event dedicated to earth moving, site and construction machinery and is a leading reference show in Europe. Damen will join its […]

New 374F and 390F Hydraulic Excavators from Caterpillar

New 374F and 390F Hydraulic Excavators from Caterpillar

Caterpillar has introduced its new Cat® 374F and 390F hydraulic excavators, which will include low fluid consumption for minimal operating costs, optimum operator comfort, easy serviceability, and class-leading productivity. With respective net power ratings of 352 kW and 391 kW, the Cat C15 ACERT™ engine on the 374F and C18 ACERT on the 390F meet […]

Nantong Dredging is Important Part of Astika’s Strategy, Official Says

Nantong Dredging is Important Part of Astika’s Strategy, Official Says

Astika Holdings Inc. is finalizing the acquisition and accelerating the audit process in order to be able to bid on dredging projects in China, Australia and Africa. The China and global dredging market will continue to grow due to growing China and world populations, higher energy demand, increasing seaborne trade, rising size of container vessels, […]

UK: Work to Improve Littlehampton’s Tidal Defences Progresses Well

UK: Work to Improve Littlehampton’s Tidal Defences Progresses Well

The phase to construct a 450 metre long tidal river wall along the East Bank of the River Arun is now due to be completed in May. This flood alleviation scheme is part of an adaptive tidal food risk management approach to predicted sea level rise. When the whole scheme is completed it will protect […]

USA: Monmouth County Beaches Get 1.3 Million Cubic Yards of Sand

USA: Monmouth County Beaches Get 1.3 Million Cubic Yards of Sand

The $25 million southern Monmouth County beach replenishment project is completed, said Congressman Chris Smith (NJ-04) yesterday. Hurricane Sandy caused severe beach erosion along the five-mile stretch of the project. The massive beach renourishment work to repair and restore the beach to better than pre-Sandy conditions began November 7 in Manasquan and worked southward. “I […]

“Dredging and Australian Ports” Report Published

“Dredging and Australian Ports” Report Published

Ports Australia, the peak body representing the interests of port and marine authorities in Australia, has introduced its “Dredging and Australian Ports – Subtropical and Tropical Ports” report. The report provides an overview of the approval processes associated with dredging and at-sea placement of dredged material, the nature of environmental monitoring programs associated with recent […]

Norway: New Cranes to Arrive at Oslo Sjursöya Container Terminal

Norway: New Cranes to Arrive at Oslo Sjursöya Container Terminal

This month Konecranes received an order from the Port of Oslo, Norway, for two Panamax-size Ship-to-Shore (STS) cranes with an option for one more STS. Konecranes’ target is that these will be the most silent and eco-efficient STS cranes in the world. They will be delivered in the autumn of 2015. The Oslo Sjursöya container […]

Deltares Conducts Study on Sao Tome and Principe Erosion Issues

Deltares Conducts Study on Sao Tome and Principe Erosion Issues

Deltares has completed an investigatory study looking at sustainable solutions to coastal erosion in the African island group of Sao Tome and Principe. The islands are severely affected by coastal erosion in a number of locations, in part as a result of climate change. The study was conducted at two specific locations to see whether […]

Picture of the Day: Repair Work at Indian River Inlet Jetty (USA)

Picture of the Day: Repair Work at Indian River Inlet Jetty (USA)

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, reinforced the north jetty at the Indian River Inlet as part of Hurricane Sandy Repairs. Work involved placing marine mattresses, filling voids and positioning capstones on top. Dredging Today Staff, April 24, 2014







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