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  • 5 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Nearly 500,000 cubic yards of muck will be removed from the Grand Canal as part of a $27 million Indian River Lagoon restoration project, Brevard County Board of County Commissioners reports. The dredging operations, expected to take four years to complete, officially started last week. The project entails hydraulic dredging of the Grand Canal system […]

  • 29 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Pang Kwok Wai, Executive Vice President of HKND Group, and Telemaco Talavera, spokesperson of the Nicaragua Grand Canal Commission, participated in the XV Congress of Civil Engineering held in San Jose, Costa Rica earlier this month. During the event, they made a presentation of the Canal Project to experts and representatives from companies and organizations […]

  • 15 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Among the five categories of the “2015 Latin American Projects of the Year Awards” at the 13th Latin American Infrastructure Leadership Forum, the Nicaragua Grand Interoceanic Canal was recognized by the judging panel and granted “Strategic Project of the Year Award” and “Job Creation Project of the Year Award.” Bill Wild, Chief Project Advisor of […]

  • 8 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last Friday, December 5, HKND Group met with leaders of various labor unions of Nicaragua discussing the economic progress and job opportunities that the Grand Canal Project will generate for the country.  During the meeting, which was held at the the Secretariat of the Presidency, both sides agreed that the Grand Inter-oceanic Canal of Nicaragua will create more […]

  • 28 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last week, HKND Group held six consecutive briefing seminars about the Nicaragua Canal project across the country in Managua, Rivas, Bluefields and New Guinea. The seminars were organized in collaboration with the Nicaraguan government, the Superior Council of Private Enterprises (COSEP), the American Chamber of Commerce in Nicaragua (AMCHAM), the National Recycling Forum (FONARE), the National […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The selected route for the Grand Canal of Nicaragua was announced at a conference held at the Hotel Intercontinental Managua on July 7, 2014. Telemaco Talavera, spokesperson for the Canal Project, chaired the conference and delivered the opening speech. He said that the Grand Canal has a very important meaning for the future of Nicaragua, […]

  • 3 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Waterways Ireland has confirmed that further dredging of the Dublin inner city section of the Grand Canal got underway recently. This work follows on from previous dredging contracts completed on the Grand Canal between November 2009 and April 2011 from Grand Canal Basin to Lock C7 at Portobello. The work is necessary to keep the […]

  • 4 October 2012

    A further dredging of the Dublin inner city section of the Grand Canal will start in October 2012. The news was confirmed today by the Waterways Ireland, one of the six North/South Implementation Bodies established under the British Irish Agreement in 1999. Waterways Ireland has responsibility for the management, maintenance, development and restoration of inland […]

  • 10 August 2012

    Waterways Ireland has announced a tender for the Dublin area dredging project. The work involves removing approximately 14,500m3 of existing deposited material from the bed of the Grand Canal over a distance of approximately 3,000m. The deadline for this tender is August 29, 2012. This dredging project is necessary to keep the canal navigable for […]

  • 14 March 2011

    Waterways Ireland is continuing to dredge sections of the Grand Canal in the City Centre to keep it navigable for large boats.   By Nick Gray (watertcd) [mappress] Source: watertcd, March 14, 2011  

  • 7 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Canal and River Trust’s dredging program on the Grand Union Canal in Milton Keynes has had to be temporarily halted due to concerns that falling oxygen levels in the water during the hot weather could become too low to support the fish that live in the canal. Commenting the latest announcement, Paul Fox, from […]

  • 7 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Canal & River Trust has recently completed a £250,000 project to dredge part of the Leicester section of the Grand Union Canal. The work focused on areas along the waterways where boaters were having difficulty mooring and navigating. Four locks were cleared of silt and about 150 tons of soil, which was the result […]

  • 18 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ahmed El-Tayyeb, Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, has urged Egyptians to support the New Suez Canal Project. During a visit to the project, Tayyeb said the New Suez Canal was a challenge to Egyptians that would show the strength, steadfastness and will of Egyptians. He was received upon his arrival at the scene by Chairman of […]

  • 21 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has just announced that a $26 million cleanup will begin this month on Lake George Canal in the cities of East Chicago and Hammond, Indiana. The waterway is part of the Grand Calumet River Area of Concern on Lake Michigan, identified by the United States and Canada as one […]

  • 4 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Canal & River Trust (CRT) is spending £8 million on dredging in the financial year 2019-20 to help keep the waterways navigable for boaters. According to the Trust, the comprehensive program covers locations identified by boaters, as well as the places that need dredging every year. The Trust will be carrying out dredging work […]

  • 6 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Brownsville Navigation District (BND) Board of Commissioners announced yesterday a provisional commitment by Rio Grande LNG towards the restoration, enhancement and preservation of the Bahia Grande wetland complex through the expansion of a pilot channel into a permanent and enhanced source of tidal flow to the Bahia Grande. The BND has secured all necessary […]

  • 10 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Canal and River Trust (CRT) today published its draft winter maintenance program for 2017-18, saying that throughout this period the trust intends to spend £26.9 million on dredging and repairs to bridges and embankments. Dredging is planned across the network, at sites including the Macclesfield, Chesterfield, Lancaster and Grand Union amongst others, with a […]

  • 7 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Canal and River Trust has been making boating better in London over the past year for the record numbers of people on the capital’s waterways. Sorwar Ahmed, London boating manager at the Canal & River Trust, said: “London’s bustling canals are very different to those built 200 years ago to serve industry. With such […]

  • 25 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    HKND Group – the company behind the Nicaragua Grand Canal project – has entered into an agreement with RODIO-Swissboring for a detailed physical Soil Investigation Program to be carried out for the Brito Access Channel and Brito Port area on the Pacific side. Also, the company has signed another agreement, this time with CSA Global of Australia, for project management and […]

  • 6 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Government of Nicaragua yesterday officially approved the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) for the Nicaragua Interoceanic Grand Canal Project and issued the “Environmental Permit” for the project. Following the approval ceremony, Dr. Paul Oquist, the Executive Secretary of the Canal Commission and the Private Secretary for National Policies to Presidency of Nicaragua handed the environmental […]

  • 16 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Government of Nicaragua is continuing to gather info about the Nicaragua Grand Canal Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) report. From September 24 to October 1, 2015, the government held a total of nine public consultation meetings for the ESIA report on the Nicaragua Canal. Senior officials of HKND Group elaborated to the public key findings in the […]

  • 12 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Government of Nicaragua has approved the resumption of the Nicaragua Grand Canal aerial survey project. Last Friday, HKND Group announced the approval for one of the companies commissioned by CSA Global to continue with the works. The recommencement of the aerial works is for the LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) component of the survey along the proposed […]

  • 30 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The first public consultation related to the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) report of the Nicaragua Grand Canal Project was held last Thursday, September 24th 2015 in Managua.  Over 400 people participated in the meeting, including representatives from environmental organizations, NGOs, COSEP, AmCham Nicaragua, labor unions, Rama and Kriol Territorial Government, Nicaragua Canal and Development Project Commission, […]

  • 21 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    HKND Group, the company behind the Nicaragua Interoceanic Grand Canal project, has signed an agreement with CSA Global of Australia, entrusting CSA Global to conduct an aerial geological survey of the future canal route and Lake Nicaragua shore line.  The survey comprises of aerial mapping/photography, topography, and geophysical and geological data. “The survey is a major […]

  • 15 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Engineering Class ‘Telford Rolt’, a new 6.17 meter, 6.25 tonne tug, was launched into the River Soar at Loughborough this month with a naming ceremony performed by Charlotte Wood, Regional Construction Manager South at Canal & River Trust, a major customer of Land & Water Services Ltd. Designed by Ian Darley, a naval architect and […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A consortium of environmental scientists has expressed strong concern about the impact of a controversial Central American canal across Nicaragua. The path of the Nicaragua Interoceanic Grand Canal to connect the Atlantic and Pacific oceans will cut through Lake Cocibolca (aka Lake Nicaragua), Central America’s main freshwater reservoir and the largest tropical freshwater lake of […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    HKND Group and Environmental Resources Management (ERM) handed over to the Nicaraguan Institute of Culture (INC) more than 14,000 precious archaeological artifacts, including primarily pre-Columbian ceramic sherds, during a ceremony held at the National Palace of Culture in Managua on February 4, 2015. This archaeological wealth, which dates back to 500 B.C. to A.D. 1519, […]

  • 26 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Government of Nicaragua, the Grand Canal Commission and HKND group jointly held the commencement ceremony for the Grand Canal of Nicaragua at the House of the People in the capital city of Managua on December 22, 2014. President of Nicaragua, Mr. Daniel Ortega and Mr. Wang Jing, Chairman and CEO of HKND Group delivered key-note speeches […]

  • 21 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Finally, after year and a half of waiting, date for the beginning of construction work on the Nicaragua Grand Canal project has been revealed. Work on the $50 billion worth Canal that will link the Atlantic and the Pacific is set to begin on December 22nd after feasibility studies have been approved. “We are ready […]