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  • 10 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Nautilus Minerals Inc. has assembled the Bulk Cutter (BC), which is the first of the Seafloor Production Tools (SPTs). Nautilus’ CEO, Mike Johnston, said: “This is a major milestone for the Company, having the first of the three SPTs assembled. This achievement brings the Company all the closer to making seafloor mining a reality.” Subsea […]

  • 13 September 2013

    The Pillar Point Harbor dredging project has officially commenced this week, reports hmbreview.com. During this three-week cleanup program, the contractor plans to remove around 3,500 cubic yards of sand from the harbor’s boat launch ramps area. The dredged material will be placed at Perched Beach, according to hmbreview.com. Background The Harbor District’s boat launch ramp […]

  • 2 December 2011

    A pump problem with the ship dredging Sydney harbour will push the project’s conclusion date back a few days…   (capebretonpost) [mappress] Source: capebretonpost, December 2, 2011; Image: Boskalis

  • 23 June 2011

    Work is scheduled to start in November or December on the $10-million cleanup and physical changes to the small lake in Victoria Park.   By Terry Pender (therecord) [mappress] Source: therecord, June 23, 2011

  • 5 September 2011

    After years of planning and lobbying, the dredging of Sydney harbour, which some have said… By Nancy King (capebretonpost) [mappress] Source: capebretonpost, September 5, 2011;

  • 17 November 2011

    Mayor Dianne Watts and her Surrey First Team are calling on Port Metro Vancouver to immediately approve a minimum of an additional 1.3 …   By Kelly Sinoski (vancouversun) [mappress] Source: vancouversun, November 17, 2011;

  • 14 November 2011

    One lobster leg and parts of four crabs were found in the most recent scans of material dredged from Sydney harbour…   By Greg McNeil (capebretonpost) [mappress] Source: capebretonpost, November 14, 2011;

  • 6 September 2010

    The Nova Scotia government is allocating $300,000 to help pay for a detailed design leading to the dredging of Sydney’s harbour, a gesture… (cbc) [mappress] Source: cbc, September 6, 2010;

  • 6 January 2011

    Two years in the making, a plan to revitalize Ladner’s waterfront area will soon be coming to Delta council. Formed in 2009 with a mandate… BY SANDOR GYARMATI (delta-optimist) [mappress] Source: delta-optimist, January 6, 2011;

  • 12 December 2010

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper came through with the goods Friday — $19 million to help fund the dredging of Sydney Harbour. The news … By MARY ELLEN MACINTYRE (thechronicleherald) [mappress] Source: thechronicleherald, December 12, 2010;

  • 4 August 2010

    Federal government officials are still considering a request for $19 million to help cover the cost of dredging Sydney harbour, according… By Chris Hayes (capebretonpost) [mappress] Source: capebretonpost, August 4, 2010;

  • 14 July 2010

    You can just glimpse a view of one of Thorold’s biggest toxic cleanups from the bike path along the Welland Canal. An excavator was busy … [mappress] Source: The Tribune , July 15, 2010;

  • 9 July 2010

    The developers behind a $350-million large-vessel container terminal in Nova Scotia are heralding a new partnership with New Jersey’s Maher… By Scott Deveau [mappress] Source: financialpost, July 9, 2010;

  • 20 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    The Burnaby Lake dredging project is on hold again, following problems with the ground-penetrating radar unit the city is using to make sure there are no endangered Western painted turtles in harm’s way… [mappress] Source: Burnaby Now, January 20, 2010

  • 20 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Dredging of the Port Hope harbour will begin this month as part of the Municipality’s annual maintenance program to allow safe access for boaters during the summer. In the past two years, dredging has been limited to clearing a channel along the west wall for boater access. With the implementation of the Municipality’s Sediment Management […]

  • 20 December 2011

    The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, visited the Port of Halifax recently for a briefing on current Gateway project infrastructure enhancements as well as a tour of port facilities. The Halifax Port Authority partnered with the federal government to invest $130 million in the upgrades ongoing at the South End Container Terminal and […]

  • 22 June 2012

    A savings plan is launched to raise tens of thousands of dollars for Courtenay Marina mooring facilities dredging project, Canada.com reports. Besides the marina, some parts of the Courtenay River are becoming difficult to navigate because of a build-up of silt and tree debris. Previous dredging works in this area were executed about seven years […]

  • 19 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Pacific Chapter Western Dredging Association Fall 2018 conference will take place in Waikiki, Honolulu, from Tuesday, October 23, through Thursday, October 25, reports WEDA. For the 2018 conference, the Pacific Chapter Board has adjusted typical conference days to provide a bonus half day of time slots for presentations, announced the organizers.     Projected Agenda Summary: […]

  • 4 April 2014

    Mott MacDonald has been appointed by Deepwater Container Terminal Gdańsk to carry out construction design services for a new €160 million quay at the Port of Gdańsk in Poland. The upgraded terminal will be capable of handling 3 million TEU a year. The consultancy will design a new deepwater quay adjacent to the existing deepwater […]

  • 10 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Under a settlement agreement with the Washington state Department of Ecology, a family trust from Canada has agreed to restore a shoreline and wetland on Lake Osoyoos in Okanogan County. In winter 2013, the Teade DeVries Family Trust from Langley, British Columbia, installed without authorization a 500-foot-long bulkhead and filled in a wetland on a […]

  • 23 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority held a public consultation recently regarding the proposed Maplewood Marine Restoration Project. According to their announcement, the scheme is currently in the design development and permitting and approvals phases. The port authority is proposing to use a portion of the project as a fisheries habitat offsetting site for the proposed […]

  • 24 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    This year’s WEDA Eastern Chapter annual meeting will take place on October 25-27 in Fort Lauderdale, FL. Pending final USACE approval, the USACE North Atlantic Division & South Atlantic Division Dredge Scheduling Meeting, followed by a Partnering Meeting, will be held on Wednesday from 8:00am-5:00pm, while on Thursday an ICHDMG Meeting will run from 8:00am-11:30pm. […]

  • 14 June 2012

    The city council has agreed to spend some emergency funds to dredge the Meaford Harbour channel, according to The Sun Times. Council heard that silt has filled in so much that the water is only four feet deep in some parts of the main channel leading to the gasoline pumps at Richardson Boats. The Sun […]

  • 6 September 2012

    The Clair Lake and North Clair Creek rehabilitation project will soon be underway. According to therecord.com, the City of Waterloo is holding a public information session September 10 to present the project’s construction schedule for neighbourhood feedback. “Dredging the lake was always what the citizenry wanted. This is a very long-awaited project,” said Diane Freeman, […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Months of planning and public meetings are complete and now there is a proposal to clean up the mercury contamination in Lake Superior on the north side of the Thunder Bay harbor. The non profit environmental group, Eco Superior, commissioned the report and spokesperson Jamie Saunders said it all comes down to one recommendation, which […]

  • 8 December 2011

    In her inaugural address, Delta Mayor Lois Jackson highlighted some key environmental, infrastructure and economic projects the municipality…   More info: southdeltaleader By Christine Lyon [mappress] Source: southdeltaleader, December 8, 2011;