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  • 14 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Pocklington Canal’s important wildlife habitats and historic features are to be improved after securing a £496,600 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund, the Canal and River Trust announced yesterday. Part of the project will involve dredging sections of the canal which is important for aquatic plants and cutting back overgrowing reeds to ensure they […]

  • 13 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Pocklington Canal Amenity Society (PCAS) has formally ‘adopted’ part of the 9.5-mile Pocklington Canal, further enhancing its partnership with the Canal and River Trust. PCAS was formed in 1969 by local people keen to restore the Pocklington Canal. The volunteer working group began immediately, and was responsible for restoring and opening the 5-mile stretch between […]

  • 4 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Having completed an outline design and business case, the Environment Agency is now working on the detailed design for the Lewisham and Catford flood alleviation scheme. The £17.7 million flood alleviation scheme, being delivered in partnership with Lewisham Council, will help manage the risk of flooding to approximately 990 homes. Lewisham Council recently received a grant from […]

  • 9 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Works on the Spetchley Revival Project are progressing well with the contractors now halfway through the project. Lake dredging and bank re-building works started in early August. Following the emptying of the lake, excavators are now on the site, taking the silt out of the area. The Spetchley Revival Project is a long-term project designed to invest […]

  • 12 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Works on the £4.8 million Highfields Park Restoration Scheme are in full swing now, according to Carillion plc of Wolverhampton, West Midlands. The contractor yesterday announced that so far, crews working on the project, have dredged approximately 3600 cubic meters of silt out of the boating lake. This major redevelopment project that will remove silt from the […]

  • 2 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Canal & River Trust announced yesterday that the drop-in event about plans to improve important wildlife habitats and historic features on the Pocklington Canal will take place on 17 November. The event, being held at Melbourne Village Hall, is a chance to understand the improvements that are set to be made to the Pocklington Canal […]

  • 28 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Boats will return to the Grantham Canal stretch for the first time in 90 years after the dredging project is completed, reports the Canal & River Trust. The dredging works are taking place through a joint partnership with the Trust and Grantham Canal Society, with funding made possible thanks to the People’s Postcode Lottery. The project complements a separate […]

  • 4 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    A dream to restore the Montgomery Canal, one of Britain’s most picturesque canals, took a giant leap forward yesterday with the start of a new £4 million project, the Canal and River Trust said in its latest release.  A new nature reserve is to be created next to the canal near Oswestry which, together with […]

  • 2 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Canal and River Trust charity has secured initial funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to develop plans to restore and reopen the Grade II listed Stainton Aqueduct on the Lancaster Canal near Sedgwick, Cumbria, the Trust said today. HLF’s initial development funding award of £41,000 will enable us to work alongside the Lancaster […]

  • 15 October 2012

    Dredger SND No 4 is back in full working order again. This vessel was brought back to life thanks to a £43,300 Heritage Lottery Fund grant, BBC News Online reports. SND No 4 steam dredger was built in 1925 for the Sharpness New Docks company by the De Klop shipyard at Sliedrecht in Holland. SND […]

  • 5 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Canal and River Trust will host a consultation meeting about the Montgomery Canal restoration plans at the Llanymynech Village Hall between 10.00 am and 2.00pm on Saturday, January 10. “We are hosting a public meeting in the Carreghofa – Llanymynech – Pant area to give canal enthusiasts and local residents a say on the type […]

  • 14 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The latest stage of the transformation of Walthamstow Wetlands into the largest wetland nature reserve in London will see the creation of new reed beds to help preserve water quality and improve wildlife habitats. The wetlands site will remains one of Thames Water’s biggest sources of supply for London’s drinking water and is the largest […]

  • 15 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work has begun on a unique dredging project aimed to help transform East Yorkshire’s Pocklington Canal, reports the Canal & River Trust. A special amphibious digger will remove approximately 8,000 tonnes of nutrient-rich silt that will be re-distributed to a nearby arable farm. This is the first time in over a century that two sections […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Work to dredge a 300m length of the Cotswold Canals near Stroud town center started yesterday (Monday), Stroud District Council has announced. The work, costing £110,000, is being carried out by Land & Water Services. It involves dredging 4500 tonnes of material from the canal between Lodgemore Bridge and Wallbridge Lower Lock. Most of the […]

  • 13 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The arrival of the Land & Water Dredging Team at Lodgemore on Monday, August 11, signalled the start of the second phase of canal restoration between Stroud Brewery Bridge and Lodgemore Mills. Land & Water’s Senior Site Manager Chris Spencer has recently completed a busy couple of months in Somerset. He and the five members […]

  • 5 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Major works are reshaping the visitor experience at Kings Mill Reservoir in England, Ashfield District Council said in its latest announcement.  Ashfield District Council and partners including Nottinghamshire County Council and Mansfield District Council secured funding from The National Lottery Heritage Fund for improvements across King’s Mill Reservoir, The Lawn and Hermitage Ponds. The key […]

  • 20 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Sutton Council has just announced that paths around the Beddington Park will be closed for at least three months whilst the lake is dredged as part of the HLF project. In July 2016 the council was successfully awarded funding from the Heritage Lottery and Big Lottery Funds to deliver a £3.7 million project to restore, […]

  • 23 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Three winners of the British Marine Aggregate Producers Association (BMAPA) annual Archaeology Awards have recently been announced. The Awards recognise best practice in applying an archaeological reporting protocol developed in partnership between the industry and English Heritage. Mark Russell, Director BMAPA, said: “Staff working in the marine aggregate industry, at wharves or on board dredgers, […]

  • 31 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Coalition Government is boosting support for the Great Barrier Reef with the announcement of $1 million funding for the Gladstone Healthy Harbour Partnership (GHHP). The Gladstone Healthy Harbour Partnership is a forum to bring together parties to work towards the highest environmental standards for Gladstone Harbour. “We are working with the Queensland Government on […]

  • 13 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    More than EUR4 million of EU funds will help to safeguard heritage and coastal tourism sites in Wales and Ireland from the risks of climate change, the Welsh Government informs. The funding will also provide a stimulus for marine-based economic growth in the two countries. Funded by the European Union’s Ireland-Wales program, the CHERISH project […]

  • 28 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A piece of mid 19th century French pottery from Bordeaux has been found during the archaeological supervision carried out as part of the dredging work at the Port of Mahon. The dredger Antignano arrived at the Port of Mahon recently and joined the dredging work currently underway in the Mahon waters. The addition of this […]

  • 3 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    North Queensland Conservation Council (NQCC) last week filed its legal challenge to the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority’s decision to grant a permit for the dumping of 3 million cubic metres of dredge spoil in the GBR Marine Park and World Heritage Area. The permit had been requested by North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation […]

  • 8 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The £10 million Lochboisdale port of entry was officially opened by Deputy First Minister John Swinney on September 5. The regeneration project, led by community organisation Stòras Uibhist, has created new marine and leisure facilities and provided access to land for community, residential and commercial development. Mr Swinney said: “The Lochboisdale port of entry will […]

  • 24 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Tucson Water, a department of the City of Tucson, Arizona, temporarily reduced the flow of the Santa Cruz River Heritage Project earlier this week, and now the Pima County Regional Flood Control District can remove sediment from the river channel that has accumulated over the last 30 years, Tucson Water informs.  Beginning the week of […]

  • 10 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Secretary of the Interior, Ryan Zinke, has announced nearly $32 million in maritime- and boating-related grants that will benefit boating recreation and tourism by improving boating infrastructure, keeping water clean for anglers, and preserving maritime heritage and inland waterways. Secretary Zinke made the announcement at the Yorktown Historic Freight Shed Lawn at the Riverwalk […]

  • 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, […]