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Dragflow: Sand and Gravel Extraction Project in Nebraska (VIDEO)

Dragflow: Sand and Gravel Extraction Project in Nebraska (VIDEO)

Dragflow has been chosen by Werner Construction Inc for the supply of a new dredge for sand and gravel operations. Werner Construction, established in 1936 is specialized in asphalt and concrete paving, sand & gravel operations and redi-mix operations. Scope of supply was the hydraulic pump HY400 complete with cutters EXHY35, the Diesel driven Hydraulic […]

Symposium on Sediment Dynamics Set for December (USA)

Symposium on Sediment Dynamics Set for December (USA)

The International Symposium on Sediment Dynamics: From the Summit to the Sea (December 11-14, 2014) is part of a series of symposia organized under auspices of The International Commission on Continental Erosion (ICCE), which is one of ten commissions of the International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS). The ICCE 2014 Symposium will be held in […]

Douglas Shire Tackles Beach Erosion (Australia)

Douglas Shire Tackles Beach Erosion (Australia)

Douglas Shire Council is replenishing Newell Beach with up to 5000 cubic metres of sand to help mitigate erosion issues. The beach replenishment is utilising sand dredged from the Daintree River ferry channel to help restore up to 300 metres of Newell Beach shoreline from Rankin St north with a protective sand barrier up to […]

USA: Representative Strongly Supports Great Lakes Dredging Plans

USA: Representative Strongly Supports Great Lakes Dredging Plans

U.S. Representative Mike Kelly (R-PA), co-chairman of the Northeast-Midwest Congressional Coalition, delivered remarks on the floor of the House of Representatives recently in support of an amendment he introduced to H.R. 4923, the Energy and Water Appropriations Act, 2015. The amendment ensures that H.R. 4923 complies with a provision within the recently-enacted Water Resources Reform […]

Best Restored Beach Award Goes to North Topsail Beach (USA)

Best Restored Beach Award Goes to North Topsail Beach (USA)

The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) announced recently that the Town of North Topsail Beach is a winner of its 2014 Best Restored Beach Award. “ASBPA created the Best Restored Beach award in 2001 as a way of highlighting the value of America’s restored beaches,” said Harry Simmons, mayor of Caswell Beach, N.C., […]

Australia: Esperance Port Dredging Nears End

Australia: Esperance Port Dredging Nears End

The twelve man crew of the trailer suction hopper dredger (TSHD) River Bee is wrapping up an intense two moths long dredging project at the Esperance port. During the dredging, around 12,000 cubic metres of sediments from the berth pockets was pumped into the ponds, dewatered and later capped with clean fill. According to the […]

VIDEO: Dredger MP40 on the Liepaja Port Project (Latvia)

According to the latest video, the Liepaja Port dredging project has entered into its second (and final) phase. Liepaja Special Economic Zone Authority reported earlier this month that Strabag Wasserbau GmbH has completed the first phase of the project, increasing the water depth in sectors 2.5 and 2.6 from 10 to 12 meters. Dredging of the […]

The Netherlands: Rotterdam to Host CEDA Dredging Days

The Netherlands: Rotterdam to Host CEDA Dredging Days

The next CEDA Dredging Days conference and exhibition will take place on 5-6 November 2015 at Ahoy Rotterdam, the Netherlands, in conjunction with Europort 2015. The conference will focus on innovative dredging solutions for ports and it will present the latest technical and scientific developments. In addition, CEDA Dredging Days 2015 will cover best practices, […]

WRRDA Clears Way for Critical Water Projects

WRRDA Clears Way for Critical Water Projects

A bill signed by United States President Barack Obama recently will result in hundreds of large contracting opportunities for private-sector firms according to Mary Scott Nabers, president and CEO of Strategic Partnerships, Inc. The Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) authorizes 34 critical water infrastructure projects valued at more than $12 billion. The WRRDA […]

RSC: Closer Look at Biobased Solutions for Dredging (VIDEO)

RSC: Closer Look at Biobased Solutions for Dredging (VIDEO)

RSC Bio Solutions’ Matt Houston reviewed the challenges faced by the dredging industry and the solutions that environmentally acceptable fluids, cleaners and absorbents can provide for field operations and equipment, as well as for equipment maintenance. This video provides a closer look at biobased and biodegradable lubrication solutions for dredging operations. Dredging Today Staff, July […]







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