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  • 17 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The new IUCN World Heritage Outlook 2014 has rated the Great Barrier Reef as “of significant concern” from a range of factors including ports and shipping. Felicity Wishart, Great Barrier Reef campaign director for the Australian Marine Conservation Society, said: “This report validates our concerns about the expansion of ports and shipping in the Reef.” […]

  • 14 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society has expressed alarm at the proposed dredging of 5 million cubic meters of seafloor to make way for bigger cruise ships at the Port of Cairns. AMCS Great Barrier Reef campaign director, Felicity Wishart, said the proposed dredging would threaten water quality and important habitat for fish, dugongs and turtles. […]

  • 7 December 2010

    The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has filed a complaint alleging that a dredging company improperly dumped sediment from a … By Jessica Bartlett (boston) [mappress] Source: boston, December 7, 2010;

  • 19 April 2011

    Existing commercial fishing operations off the Otago coast could become unviable should Port Otago’s plan to dredge the harbour and dump…   By Ellie Constantine (odt) [mappress] Source: odt, April 19, 2011    

  • 5 May 2010

    HUNDREDS of cubic metres of sand will be dredged from the Gold Coast Seaway and dumped offshore from Surfers Paradise to fight beach erosion… [mappress] Source: goldcoast, May 5, 2010;

  • 3 June 2010

    An idled limestone quarry on Kelleys Island might solve the Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority’s most pressing problem — finding a… [mappress] Source: blog.cleveland, June 3, 2010;

  • 22 February 2012

    Port Otago’s plan to dredge Otago Harbour and dump the spoil off-shore will have its day in court after mediation with fishing… By Rebecca Fox  (odt) [mappress] Source: odt, February 22, 2012; Image: portotago

  • 11 August 2010

    MORE Swan River and coast pollution will flow when Fremantle Port limestone is dredged and dumped off Cottesloe from this week…   By Jon Bassett inmycommunity [mappress] Source: inmycommunity, August 12, 2010;

  • 22 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement after House passage of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) conference report: “First and foremost, this bipartisan bill is good for jobs, good for harbor communities across the Great Lakes, and good for Michigan’s economy. For the first time, WRRDA includes language written by Candice […]

  • 18 April 2011

    To keep Delmarva’s rivers open to commercial ship traffic, government and industry must team up to deepen the waters and dump dredge… By Greg Latshaw (delmarvanow) [mappress] Source: delmarvanow, April 18, 2011    

  • 21 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As announced yesterday, IMS Dredge has just acquired a patent pending dewatering technology the GeoPool. The technology was invented by an IMS Versi-Dredge customer and then successfully trialed in the United States and Europe. The video describes this noninvasive, extremely efficient and affordable dewatering process. It shows the IMS GeoPool as an innovative, inexpensive, reusable, scalable and […]

  • 5 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo yesterday announced that the New York State will take legal action against the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to prevent the designation of new permanent sites off the coast of eastern Long Island. In a letter signed by more than 30 federal, state and local elected officials, the Governor provided […]

  • 26 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    A report by independent experts has vindicated the campaign to rid the Reef of the impacts of dumping dredge spoil in the World Heritage waters of the Great Barrier Reef. The report ‘Synthesis of current knowledge of the biophysical impacts of dredging and disposal on the Great Barrier Reef’ was written by experts brought together […]

  • 19 August 2010

    General Electric Co.’s work to dredge the Hudson River of toxic chemicals its factories dumped into it for decades will likely take longer… By Paul Glader (online) [mappress] Source: online, August 19, 2010;

  • 17 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The new Federal Environment Minister will today meet with stakeholders of a major multi-billion dollar coal port expansion in north Queensland. Mark Butler will fly over Abbot Point near Bowen today before meeting with the port operator, environmental groups and fishermen in Townsville. The visit comes after Mr Butler announced last week he would delay […]

  • 23 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    OpenIJ – a consortium of construction companies building the world’s largest sea lock in IJmuiden, the Netherlands – and the Port of Amsterdam have just released the Summer 2020 Construction Update. The following activities are scheduled for the coming months: the connection of the lock sill to the lock gate chamber of the inner head; […]

  • 11 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk today announced a new agreement between the Labor Government and major proponents Adani and GVK to put in place an environmentally sustainable and fiscally responsible proposal for the expansion of the Abbot Point Coal Terminal. Ms Palaszczuk said the agreement reached would see dredge spoil dumped on land on the site known […]

  • 22 June 2011

    A city official has admitted that there would be no end to the dredging of Jakarta’s rivers as long as people keep dumping waste in them.   By Elisabeth Oktofani (thejakartaglobe) [mappress] Source: thejakartaglobe, June 22, 2011

  • 18 March 2011

    A state plan to excavate on Burlington Island has revived the city’s fight against the use of the site for dredge spoil dumping. By Jeannie O’Sullivan (phillyburbs) [mappress] Source: phillyburbs, March 18, 2011  

  • 29 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt has fast-tracked the approval of the world’s biggest coal port in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef today, ignoring impacts on the Reef and the adjacent internationally significant Caley Valley wetlands at Abbot Point, said Greenpeace. Under the proposal, millions of tonnes of seabed would be dredged from the […]

  • 8 June 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      SeeByte, the global leader in creating smart software technology for unmanned systems, has successfully integrated SeeTrack CoPilot to an SMD Fall-Pipe ROV, providing international dredging company Jan De Nul Group unsurpassed control and performance for sub-sea rock installation. Having expressed their customers’ requirements for accuracy, reliability and ease of use in controlling their Fall-Pipe […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new report has revealed that the impact of dredging and dumping in the Great Barrier Reef is much worse than the mining industry or state-owned ports have indicated, raising concerns over plans to dredge and dump more than 100 million tonnes in the Reef’s waters. The report’s key findings include: – The World Heritage […]

  • 21 June 2011

    Villagers of Vutia in Rewa have expressed concern about the silt – from the dredging of the Rewa River mouth– that has been dumped beside…   By Savaira Tabua (radiofiji) [mappress] Source: radiofiji, June 21, 2011

  • 11 August 2010

    A group of surfers say plans by Port Otago to dump dredge sediment near Aramoana spit could spoil the area’s world-famous surf break…   radionz [mappress] Source: radionz, August 12, 2010;

  • 19 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines’ Public Works and Highways Secretary, Mark A. Villar, has announced that the dredging operations are set to begin in Manila Bay, following the completion of data gathering activities of the DPWH-Bureau of Equipment. “Our Bureau of Equipment has conducted bathymetric or depth measurement survey, water quality test, and ocular inspection at Manila Bay […]

  • 18 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Greens today welcomed funding to tackle crown of thorns starfish in the Great Barrier Reef but are alarmed that the old parties continue to ignore far more pressing dangers. “Labor is sticking its head in the sand when it comes to the real threats facing the Great Barrier Reef,” Senator Larissa Waters, Australian […]