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  • 24 July 2012

    During its July meeting the Captiva Erosion Prevention District (CEPD) heard from its new coastal project manager Justin McBride, who told the board dredging was fully under way, informs island-reporter.com. The dredging work will be performed by Florida Dredge and Dock, the contractor for the recent Ft. Myers Beach project. Work should be completed by […]

  • 30 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Young CEDA will on Wednesday, June 8th 2016, hold a seminar to inform students and young professionals about working in the dredging and marine construction industry. The evening will be hosted by Prof. dr. ir. Cees van Rhee, full-time professor Dredging Engineering at the Delft University of Technology. Three enthusiastic speakers from leading organisations will present their […]

  • 3 December 2012

    Although Superstorm Sandy wreaked widespread havoc on the Jersey Shore, the victims and communities have pulled together in an effort to rebuild their lives, homes and towns, Congressman Chris Smith (NJ-04) told members of the U.S. Senate’s Committee on Environment and Public Works today. Smith also called attention to work the Army Corps of Engineers’ […]

  • 12 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Central Dredging Association (CEDA) will be the organizer of the UK technical seminar: Delivering Connectivity – the role of dredging in major infrastructure projects. To seminar will be held at the Institution of Civil Engineers London office on Tuesday, December 1st 2015. For the technical seminar, CEDA UK will showcase a number of exciting, major infrastructure projects where […]

  • 26 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    A public meeting to discuss disposal of dredged material from Lakeside Park’s Fisherman’s Pier will be held by the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) at 2 p.m. Tuesday, August 8, at the Fond du Lac Government Center. The city of Fond du Lac has requested approval from the DNR to dispose of sediments dredged from […]

  • 7 December 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    HR Wallingford, the international hydraulic and environmental engineering consultancy, has acquired UK-based DRL Software. DRL Software develops environmental monitoring software with coastal, offshore and estuary applications. Their DRL-Sediview application is used by dredging companies, environmental engineers and scientists, and research institutions worldwide. Sediview is used to analyse raw data from acoustic doppler current profilers (ADCPs). […]

  • 11 October 2010

    The Rajang River has become navigable again after a massive logjam caused by widespread landslides upriver cleared, bringing relief to operators of passenger and cargo vessels. The long stretch of logs and wooden debris floating from Balleh in the Kapit Division over the past two days has drifted to sea. Nevertheless, officers from the Natural […]

  • 13 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State inaugurated the Secretariat-Bodija Bridge in Ibadan, with a pledge that his administration would put a stop to the wanton destruction of lives and properties occasioned by flooding. The bridge, which is in the heart of Ibadan, was one of the bridges washed away by the August 26, 2011 flood […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Sydney International Container Terminals announced today the official opening of its new container terminal at Port Botany by NSW Premier, Mike Baird, recognizes the start of a major transformation of the State’s maritime international trade. The new container terminal sits on 45 ha of reclaimed land just across from Sydney Airport and employs a high […]

  • 15 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Sensitization Seminar on Mexico’s Opportunities for Deep Seabed Mining was convened last month in Mexico City. The two-day Seminar aimed at increasing public awareness of the nature of mineral resources in marine areas beyond the limits of national jurisdiction. The seminar was opened by Secretary-General Nii Allotey Odunton of the Authority; Dr. José Antonio […]

  • 10 December 2013

    Andrew Brown has been appointed to the position of Director, Water and Flood Management at HR Wallingford. Andy brings high level international business experience to the company, together with a wealth of technical expertise in the fields of water infrastructure, water resource management and flood risk modelling and management. He will lead the growth of […]

  • 14 February 2013

    The Maritime Trades Department, AFL-CIO salutes President Obama for stating the need to upgrade America’s ports and harbors during his State of the Union address on February 12. As part of his “Fix-It-First” initiative, the President listed projects needed to improve the nation’s infrastructure. “And to make sure taxpayers don’t shoulder the whole burden, I’m […]

  • 27 January 2014

    International civil engineering hydraulics specialist, HR Wallingford, has teamed up with Fourth Element Consulting, Johannesburg to offer sustainable environmental solutions to the rapidly developing economies in southern Africa. HR Wallingford brings extensive international experience in maritime engineering, coastal management, flood management and environmental hydraulics to clients in the region. Fourth Element has international project experience […]

  • 18 February 2013

    The science panel tasked with providing independent and expert advice about the long term management of water quality in Gladstone Harbour has been appointed and is preparing to meet for the first time on 5 March. Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection Andrew Powell said the panel would provide open, transparent, independent peer-reviewed science to […]

  • 13 July 2011
    Project & Tenders

    Portunus Port Spares and Services from Turkey signed new contract with TCDD – Turkish State Railways for N.5 Ship To Shore Gantry Crane complete refurbishment. After cancelling privatization of Izmir Port, Turkish State Railways decided to renew its facility. Because during this time, new ports had opened with better and new crane fleets. To compete […]

  • 21 July 2010

    The process of widening and deepening the Bukit Timah Canal may be completed within two years. Mr Chris de Souza, an MP for Holland-Bukit Timah GRC, told The Straits Times that this is the tentative timeline after viewing the plans yesterday with officials from PUB, the national water agency. It was also the news he […]

  • 21 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has awarded the construction contract for the first phase of the St Asaph flood scheme to North Wales based company, Dawnus. The project, set to begin in October, involves removing Spring Gardens Bridge and replacing it with a higher and wider bridge. This will increase flow capacity downstream of the city, which […]

  • 20 October 2011
    Business & Finance

      On 19 October 2011, a first milestone in the construction of the new locks in the Panama Canal was reached. At 9.40 am, the Administración del Canal de Panama (ACP) flooded the first section of the newly excavated lock lanes on the Pacific Side. The excavation works close to the Centenario Bridge are executed […]

  • 22 May 2012

    The Daily Star reports that the Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday sought Dutch cooperation in river dredging, land reclamation, construction of embankments, creating greenbelt in the coastal region, and in the climate change adaptation and mitigation programmes. Hasina told the Dutch Minister for Development, Dr Ben Knapen, that Bangladesh deserves high level international support […]

  • 30 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    CEDA-UK technical seminar on “Delivering Connectivity – the role of dredging in major infrastructure projects” starts tomorrow (December 1st) at the Institution of Civil Engineers London office. In countries around the world dredging plant is playing an essential role in the delivery of major infrastructure schemes that enhance connectivity at national to global scales. For the December […]

  • 2 October 2011

    A day after floodwaters once again spilled over the banks of the Delaware River and its tributaries into homes in Burlington County, … By Todd McHale (phillyburbs) [mappress] Source: phillyburbs, October 2, 2011;

  • 21 February 2013

    The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a man in connection with the explosion which occurred on Miracle Sand Beach under the Amuwo Odofin Link Bridge resulting in the death of the chairman of the Sand Dredgers Association, Oladele Pius. The suspect, it was learnt, was arrested on Wednesday at the site of the explosion […]

  • 14 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The importance of a strong legal framework in building a sustainable business was underlined during a visit by Dubai Courts to DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali port recently. Top officials from Dubai Courts led by Dr. Ahmed Saeed Bin Hazim, Director General of Dubai Courts, were welcomed by HE Jamal Majid Bin Thaniah; Vice Chairman, […]

  • 15 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (December 10 – 16, 2018).   Steel Cutting for New DEME’s Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger Construction of DEME’s 2,300m³ new trailing suction hopper dredger has officially kicked off with a steel cutting ceremony at Royal IHC’s Batam shipyard in Indonesia. […]

  • 3 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    A licence application to the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) for the construction of a new pedestrian bridge crossing the River Thames, has been approved. The marine licence for The Garden Bridge, was granted after an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) consent decision was completed. The EIA consent decision, which included public consultation on the proposed project, […]

  • 11 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    President Dr Mohamed Waheed has inaugurated Addu International Airport Development Project. The inauguration ceremony was held on Sunday at Gan International Airport. Speaking at the inauguration ceremony, President Waheed noted that Gan International Airport is geographically located in a very strategic position and that traveling to Gan Airport from destinations across the Indian Ocean would […]