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  • 20 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has released for public review Documentation of Changes to the Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment for the “Upper Des Plaines River and Tributaries, Illinois and Wisconsin Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment,” originally released to the public on Sept. 3, 2013. The document was prepared based on […]

  • 13 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Coral fertilization is most sensitive to sticky inshore sediments, according to researchers working to define the effects of dredging-related pressures and natural high turbidity events, the Western Australian Marine Science Institution (WAMSI) reports.  The WAMSI Dredging Science Node study involved a team of scientists from the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS), The University of Western […]

  • 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 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Greens will introduce a bill to ban offshore dumping in the Great Barrier Reef today, as new research shows the government is effectively subsidising the Abbot Point sludge dumping by $1 billion. “The government is letting 5 million tonnes of dredging sediment be dumped in the Reef for the big mining companies at […]

  • 3 September 2013

    Tonga will begin trialling coastal protection methods to arrest beach erosion and buy more time for communities living near the coast to adapt to climate change. The project in eastern Tongatapu, the main island of Tonga, will focus on six low-lying communities identified as vulnerable to the progressive effects of coastal erosion and sea level […]

  • 22 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Cairns and Far North Environment Centre (CAFNEC) have confirmed an impressive and diverse line up of speakers for presentations and panel discussion at the upcoming community forum on Cairns port dredging, 24th September 2014. Dredging in Queensland is a hot topic and the release of the environmental impact statement for the Cairns dredging proposal […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Queensland is just a few years away from using up its existing coal export capacity according to latest port data. Addressing a Central Highlands Development Committee breakfast in Emerald, Queensland Resources Council Chief Executive Michael Roche said data from Queensland’s coal port operators show that exports totalled a record 209 million tonnes in 2013-14. “This […]

  • 2 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Given that Exide Group, Inc. will soon begin in-river work for the cleanup of lead in the Mill River sediment, Exide will hold a public informational meeting on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 7:00 PM in the Board of Education Conference Room, 2nd floor, 501 Kings Highway East, Fairfield to discuss what the public can […]

  • 17 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In a study published today, researchers said dredging activity near coral reefs can increase the frequency of diseases affecting corals. “At dredging sites, we found more than twice as much coral disease than at our control sites,” said the lead author of the study, Joe Pollock, a PhD candidate from the ARC Centre of Excellence […]

  • 22 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have proposed a new rule defining the scope of waters protected under the Clean Water Act (CWA). The proposal sets forth several categories of waters to be included in the definition as well as established waters that are subject to the Act. This proposed […]

  • 20 September 2020
    Business development, Technology

    The $193 million Port of Townsville Channel Upgrade Project, a joint project of the Queensland and Australian governments and Port of Townsville Limited, is moving forward according to schedule. The Channel Upgrade forms part of the Townsville City Deal signed in December 2016. According to the latest project update, Hall Contracting is currently building a […]

  • 16 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released its final Bristol Bay Assessment describing potential impacts to salmon and ecological resources from proposed large-scale copper and gold mining in Bristol Bay, Alaska. The report, titled “An Assessment of Potential Mining Impacts on Salmon Ecosystems of Bristol Bay, Alaska,” concludes that large-scale mining in the Bristol Bay watershed […]

  • 17 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is adding 12 new hazardous waste sites that pose public health and environmental risks to the National Priorities List (NPL) for cleanup under the Superfund program. EPA is also proposing to add another eight sites to the list. Superfund is the federal program that investigates and cleans up the […]

  • 23 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Sydney Ports Corporation has achieved eleven consecutive years of annual container trade growth through Port Botany – the just released 2011/12 Annual Report confirming container volumes are up by 1 per cent to 2.036 million TEUs. Sydney Ports Chief Executive Officer Grant Gilfillan said the volume of container trade coming through the port of Botany […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Congressman Frank A. LoBiondo (NJ-02) announced more than $13,7 mln in federal funding to 5 South Jersey environmental restoration projects from the National Fish & Wildlife Foundation under the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Sandy Coastal Resiliency Grants. The Hurricane Sandy Coastal Resiliency Competitive Grant Program supports projects that reduce communities’ vulnerability to the […]

  • 7 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Gladstone Ports Corporation believes Dr Matt Landos final report titled ‘Investigation of the causes of aquatic animal health problems in the Gladstone harbour and near-shore waters’ is in direct conflict with the growing mountain of scientific and circumstantial evidence showing no links between dredging and disease in fish. Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) Chief Executive […]

  • 4 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Jamaica-based International Seabed Authority will commemorate its twentieth anniversary, elect nearly half its executive Council and begin elaboration of a mining code for deep seabed polymetallic nodules in the Area beyond national jurisdiction when it convenes for its annual session in Kingston from 14 to 25 July 2014. The development of the exploitation regulations […]

  • 10 December 2010
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dutch shipbuilding company Damen has launched a new Compact Stan Tug Series. With more than 40 years experience and expertise behind the three tug types, (the Stan Launch 804, Stan Tug 1004 and Stan Tug 1205), the vessels are designed to be strong, highly manoeuvrable and easily manageable for a one or two-man crew. The […]

  • 10 October 2018
    Business & Finance

     As the CEDA-IADC Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference is approaching fast, we took the opportunity to interview Mr. Mark van Koningsveld, Professor Ports & Waterways at TU Delft, one of the co-authors of the CEDA-IADC guidebook that will be officially launched during the event. The event – taking place on November 19-20th at the Beurs van Berlage in Amsterdam […]

  • 10 November 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    ROHR-IDRECO has just released a video of the launching ceremony of Mineros Aluvial’s electrical cuttingwheel dredger. The launching ceremony took place on the 5th of November at the company’s facility in the Netherlands. According to ROHR-IDRECO, many people took part in the final assembly and launching of the cutter-wheel dredge for the Colombian gold mining […]

  • 12 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    A maintenance dredging program will be taking place in Cork Harbor on all main shipping channels and berths, starting 19th August 2020. Dredging is a multi-million-euro operation and is a necessary process undertaken periodically in the Port of Cork with a major campaign scheduled at three yearly intervals, to remove sediment and natural deposition on the riverbed. […]

  • 30 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The book Dutch Dikes, offering a complete overview of the Netherlands’ most important invention: the dike, was officially published, on January 26th 2015, in Amsterdam. What once began with mounds and culverts is now a network of more than 22,500 km of dikes, dams and dike relics. Dikes are the framework of the Dutch landscape and […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging that has been taking place in Cork Harbor on all main shipping channels since 9th September will be completed by the end of today, according to a spokesman from the port. The dredging program has led to some bad odors, particularly in the city center area. This is an unavoidable side effect of the dredging process […]

  • 3 November 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The Oregon International Port of Coos Bay has just announced that they are conducting dredging operations in the Charleston Marina Complex. The dredging is taking place near the Point Adams Facility and the Russell Marine fuel dock. According to the port, mariners need to use extreme caution when navigating in the inner basin and within […]

  • 11 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Cork Business Association and Cork Chamber said in their latest release that they have welcomed the progress shown in the detail and design of the Lower Lee flood relief scheme following the publication of the OPW consultation report. Both organizations believe that the development of an appropriate flood-defense scheme is critical for business in Cork. […]

  • 24 January 2014

    Total traffic through the Port of Cork in 2013 reached 9.1 million tonnes compared to 9.05 million tonnes in 2012. Like most Ports worldwide, the Port of Cork has experienced very challenging trading conditions in 2013, however some cargos have shown an increase compared to 2012 levels and this is very encouraging, according to the […]