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  • 8 April 2011

    Don Korff set off for a day of fishing Wednesday morning, excited about seeing the newly dredged Wiggins Pass for the first time. By ANDREA STETSON (news-press) [mappress] Source: news-press, April 8, 2011

  • 4 April 2010

    Dhaka–Water resource minister Ramesh Chandra Sen announced on Sunday an initiative to help solve Dhaka metropolitan’s prevailing water crisis by bringing water from the Jamuna River to the Buriganga River… [mappress] Source:bdnews24,April 4,2010;

  • 13 December 2010

    The $5.25 billion being spent on widening of the Panama Canal is only the beginning of expenditures in the rush to accommodate giant … (newsroompanama) [mappress] Source: newsroompanama, December 13, 2010;

  • 25 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Natural Resources Wales is clearing approximately 1,500 tonnes of gravel from underneath the Bont Fawr in Dolgellau to stop it blocking the arches in the bridge. During heavy rain, this could cause the water to back up, threatening the town with flooding. The work is in addition to the almost-completed £5.6 million scheme to build new […]

  • 6 June 2012

    At the urging of U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has agreed to move forward on executing a feasibility study, a critical next step to future dredging of the Port of Ogdensburg – the northernmost port in New York State and the only U.S. port on the St. Lawrence Seaway, where […]

  • 18 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has confirmed Dr. Kantharaj Murali, Ocean Engineering and Engineering Unit Chairman of IIT Madras, to be one of the speakers at their Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference, scheduled for 18 October in New Delhi. During his presentation, Dr. Murali will address the regional challenges on sustainable dredging. Dr. Murali […]

  • 18 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dr. Sam Brody, director of the The Center for Texas Beaches and Shores at TAMUG, spoke on April 13th at the Texas A&M Foundation Legacy Society Celebration in College Station about flood mitigation and ecological and environmental resiliency along the Texas coast. During his presentation, Dr. Brody highlighted the causes and effects of flooding in Houston, especially […]

  • 1 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority is continuing field studies in June 2018 as part of ongoing environmental and technical work for the Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project. The Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project is a proposed new three‐berth container terminal that will, once finished, provide 2.4 million TEUs of additional container capacity annually. At the moment, […]

  • 6 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    One of the potential environmental issues associated with dredging in the marine environment is the increase of suspended sediment concentrations (SSC) by generation and dispersion of sediment plumes. This can be mitigated by source control or by the installation of containment barriers like silt screens. This article focusses on hanging silt screens and describes: 1. […]

  • 22 August 2012

    “Kandla Port was all set to become a global logistics hub in the near future,” said Dr P. D. Vaghela, Chairman of Kandla Port Trust (KPT). Speaking at the 65th Independence Day celebrations, he also stated: “The government had declared Kandla Port as the best port for handling foodgrains and fertiliser cargo, and the management […]

  • 23 May 2013

    A high expert level meeting was held today between the Iraq Delegation led by Mr. Mohanad Salman Al-Sady, Minister of Water Resources of Govt of Republic of Iraq and Senior Officers in The Ministry of Water Resources to workout for finalizing the nitty-gritty’s of a future Memorandum of Understanding In The Area Of Water Management […]

  • 7 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Due to various construction projects and dredging in the San Francisco Bay, Golden Gate ferries have recently had some service delays, with more delays expected in the coming weeks, announced Golden Gate Bridge, Highway & Transportation District. They are advising all ferry riders of potential minor delays for both August and September. The District expects the […]

  • 12 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Daniel Bastreri and Lauren Hughes are the latest marine experts to have been brought on board by independent UK ecology specialist, Thomson Ecology, as it continues to build its pool of specialist expertise in the marine ecology sector. Daniel Bastreri joins Thomson Ecology as Principal Marine Consultant. He is an experienced marine scientist and joins […]

  • 24 February 2012

    The Liberal Opposition is calling on the Weatherill Labor Government to immediately start dredging the narrows between Lake Alexandrina and Lake Albert to ensure the work is completed before the high flows coming down the Darling System reach the Lower Lakes. The Liberal Opposition has been told by the NSW Department for Water that it […]

  • 14 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The MP for the West Cornwall and Isles of Scilly constituency of St Ives, Andrew George, called on the Deputy Prime Minister for Government assistance to resolve the long term coastal protection challenges faced by Penzance and the Isles of Scilly following severe storm damage last month. Mr George has long supported calls for an […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The American Shore and Beach Preservation Association’s Coastal Summit 2015 will take place from February 24-26 in Marriott/ASAE Conference Center, Washington, DC. The main goal of this conference is to bring everyone involved in beach preservation to Washington to share a deep concern over future management of the nation’s beaches and shores, to get an in-depth look […]

  • 26 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Gympie Regional Council must push ahead with plans to protect the town centre from floodwaters despite choosing not to go ahead with a flood levee, according to the Local Government, Community Recovery and Resilience Minister David Crisafulli. He said the Newman Government stood ready to help but doing nothing to protect a town that had […]

  • 14 May 2012

    Mornington Pier is set to undergo major reconstruction with Minister for Ports Denis Napthine joining member for Mornington David Morris at Schnapper Point to announce the multi-million dollar project today. Dr Napthine said the project would see the full reconstruction of the 75 metre outer section of pier and the installation of new wave screens […]

  • 7 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Executive Vice-President, Ports, ADPC, Captain Mohamed Al Shamisi has told Abu Dhabi TV in an interview at Khalifa Port of the strong growth being registered at the port. In his first major interview of the year, he also praised the smooth transition of TEU container traffic from Mina Zayed to Khalifa Port, and anticipated strong […]

  • 31 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Minister of Transport, Works and Housing, Hon. Dr. Omar Davies, said that the expansion and modernisation of the Kingston Container Terminal (KCT) remains on stream, with geotechnical work being undertaken. Speaking during Tuesday’s sitting of the House of Representatives, Dr. Omar Davies informed that the three companies, which have been shortlisted to undertake the expansion […]

  • 8 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    ​Piedroba’s Dr. Luis Prieto-Portar and Jelle Prins recently assisted the World Bank in organizing a weeklong study tour for a delegation of Bangladeshi Inland Waterway and Transportation Experts. The tour took place on May 14-19 in Belgium and the Netherlands and was a productive week full of knowledge transfer between a variety of dredging and […]

  • 13 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The 8th International Conference on Scour and Erosion, ICSE 2016, kicked off yesterday in Oxford, bringing together scour and erosion specialists from more than 30 countries. Over 130 papers will be presented during the four-day event to an international audience of scientists and engineers from the broad areas of civil engineering, hydraulic engineering, geotechnical engineering, coastal […]

  • 26 April 2012

    According to the Nation, The new Minister for Environment and Energy, Dr Rolph Payet, visited La Digue last weekend to familiarise himself with the island’s environmental issues. The minister was accompanied on his one-day visit by secretary of state Barry Faure, principal secretary for environment and energy Wills Agricole, and a number of other high-ranking […]

  • 21 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    ECTMarine – a Dutch supplier of dredging components, services and design, from a single spare part to a complete dredging vessel – began the year with great momentum, enthusiasm and energy.  Development of “yard packages” for the Prime Dredge Line, Quick Dredge Technology and presentation of the ‘Core Dredge Line’ are some of the stories DT brought to you in 2015. In […]

  • 30 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Tappan Zee Constructors, LLC will continue the construction of the Rockland County trestle. This work will include daytime pile driving to install the temporary foundation piles needed to support the platform. Pile driving will be limited to the hours of 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on weekdays and, occasionally, from 12 noon to 7 p.m. […]

  • 24 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (July 18-24, 2016).   GLDD Secures Over $8 Million for Delaware Beach Fill Project Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company LLC of Oak Brook, Illinois, has won an $8.02 million Rehoboth Beach and Dewey Beach beach fill nourishment contract.   […]