Search results for: Copper Coast

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  • 21 January 2019

    By Maurice Freivokh, President at Dragflow Latin America and Dragflow North America. In mining it is often necessary to tackle dredging work in complex contexts. In fact, companies often find themselves working with inhomogeneous sediments and in difficult environments. Choosing the right equipment can really make the difference for those who have goals to keep […]

  • 6 April 2012

    Almost all the sediment-associated chemical concentrations found in 131 of the nation’s rivers that drain to the Atlantic, Pacific and Gulf Coasts are lower than worldwide averages, according to a new study by the USGS. These coastal rivers are a significant pathway for the delivery of sediment-associated chemicals to the world’s coastal zones and oceans. […]

  • 7 July 2011

    The municipalities of Buguey and Gonzaga along the coastal areas of Cagayan are set to dredge their rivers this year amidst objections from cause-oriented groups. With the issue on logging near dead, mining, or in this case dredging, has emerged as the top environmental concern today with nearly all stakeholders taking a slice of the […]

  • 21 February 2011

      Coastal operations in the Pilbara region continue to be hampered by ongoing weather issues associated with Tropical Cyclones Dianne and Carlos, that are likely to impact on shipped tonnage for the first quarter of this year. TC Carlos is currently 100 kilometres north-west of Broome, moving in a west-southwest direction at a speed of […]

  • 13 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    District Council of the Copper Coast has awarded the Port Hughes boat ramp project to Civil Tech Pty Ltd. Upgrading of the Boating facility at Port Hughes will include construction of a new six lane concrete boat ramp, deepening of the existing harbor facility, reshaping and raising the breakwaters, and construction of a concrete wharf for […]

  • 27 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Port Hughes Boat Ramp dredging program will be undertaken from the 8th-12th December 2014, according to coppercoast.sa.gov.au. This work forms part of the normal maintenance program to maintain this facility in a safe and serviceable condition. All work will be carried out within the terms and conditions of Copper Coast Council’s licence from the Environment Protection […]

  • 24 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ellicott Dredges, a Baltimore based manufacturer of dredging equipment, has reported a very busy and successful end of 2017, with important new orders from all corners of the world. The New York State Canal Corporation (NYSCC) runs the New York State Canal System and has once again selected Ellicott to supply its latest dredger, to […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port Hughes Boat Ramp dredging program will be undertaken from 26th to 29th August 2014, according to coppercoast.sa.gov.au. This area will still be operational during the project, but users should allow additional time for delays or consider using the launching facility at Wallaroo. The Port Hughes Boat Ramp is located at the township of Port Hughes, approximately […]

  • 3 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Subsea vehicle designer and manufacturer SMD were awarded the contract to build the world’s first deep sea mining tools for Nautilus Minerals in 2007. The contract included three subsea mining machines with the associated control and launch and recovery systems. Tuesday, 2nd July, saw the first major milestone in the production of the mining vehicles […]

  • 27 May 2013

    The role of transport and logistics has become increasingly important to accelerate the growth of Namibia’s economy and with the rapid growth in cargo volumes along the Walvis Bay corridors through the port of Walvis Bay and the benefits that the trade routes have to offer, Walvis Bay has been identified to become the logistics […]

  • 5 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Oceana has made a formal complaint to UNESCO today, against a project that aims to dump waste materials from the dredging of Maó harbour into a Biosphere Reserve off the island of Minorca. The material displays high levels of mercury as well as lead and copper, and so Oceana believes that the project should be […]

  • 10 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Low water levels in the upper reaches of the Mississippi River are not affecting operations within the Port of New Orleans, as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has maintained the Congressionally-authorized 45-foot deep channel on the Lower Mississippi River from Baton Rouge, La., to the mouth of the River. “We do not anticipate any […]

  • 2 May 2012

    Latest monthly water quality testing in Port Curtis have continued to find no evidence to link water quality with any adverse impacts on fish health. The Department of Environment and Heritage Protection (EHP) today released the results of February and March water sampling in Gladstone Harbour. Director-General Andrew Chesterman said the monthly monitoring program, which […]

  • 13 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    With the fourth quarter of 2011 coming to a close, DSC is making strides and expanding to more countries. The company continues to outperform previous years’ numbers, making each year a little more productive than the next. In June 2011, DSC delivered the second of two 24-inch Dual Pump Marlin Class dredges. The new dredge […]