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  • 6 February 2019
    Business & Finance

     The official channel of the Broads Authority, the body responsible for looking after the Broads Park in Norfolk and Suffolk, UK, has just released this amazing video about the dredging and reed bed restoration operations at Hickling Broad. In the video, sediment is being dredged from the channel at Hickling Broad in the Broads […]

  • 7 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Broads Authority is celebrating a record breaking year for its dredging operations team reaching 110% of their estimated dredging target figure. Each year the Broads Authority Construction Team aims to remove around 50,000m³ of accumulated sediment from the rivers and broads in the national park. This is because the gradual build-up of sediment which […]

  • 12 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Partners from Belgium, Germany, Denmark, Netherlands and Great Britain met in the Broads National Park this week to kick off a brand new €5.5 million project. The Broads Authority is the lead partner of CANAPE project (Creating A New Approach to Peatland Ecosystems). The matched funded project will give the Broads Authority over 700,000 euros […]

  • 1 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Hickling Broad dredging operations may restrict passage close to Hickling Staithe during week days from Monday, 2nd November, 2015 until Friday, 26th February, 2016, the Broads Authority stated. During this period, dredging works will be undertaken between 08:00 and 16:00 daily, excluding weekends. During each period of operation delays of up to 2 hours may […]

  • 9 December 2011
    Project & Tenders

    An agreement that will ensure £800,000 of European funding to assist in finding advanced ways to dredge the Broads was signed at the conference held in Rotterdam. A project known as PRISMA (Promoting Integrated Sediment Management) was introduced by the representatives from the Broads Authority and their joined partners from the Netherlands and Belgium. The […]

  • 8 June 2011
    Business & Finance

      The Broads Authority has been awarded around £800,000 from the European Regional Development Fund to develop innovative dredging solutions for the management of the waterways. The project, which is called PRISMA (Promoting Integrated Sediment Management) involves working with Dutch, Belgian and French partners and will help to deliver planned projects highlighted in the Authority’s […]

  • 1 March 2011

    Anglers are threatening to blockade the River Thurne with their boats to stop the dredging of Heigham Sound, near Hickling, which they…   By Stephen Pullinger (eveningnews24) [mappress] Source: eveningnews24, March 1, 2011  

  • 26 June 2012

    The Board of Directors of the Georgia Ports Authority today elected Robert S. Jepson Jr. of Savannah to serve as chairman of the board. Jepson was first appointed to the Board of Directors in 2008 by Governor Sonny Perdue and previously served as vice chairman. He is the chairman and chief executive officer of Jepson […]

  • 21 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging work, using a special mud pumping method to minimize disturbance to sediment, will soon be getting underway at the Trinity Broads, Essex & Suffolk Water just announced. The Trinity Broads are one of Britain’s most important wildlife habitats, an important source of drinking water, as well as being enjoyed by the local community and visitors. […]

  • 4 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations on the River Ant, aimed to restore navigation and the river depth, are scheduled to begin in early December, according to the Broads Authority. According to the Broads latest notice, dredging operations on the River Ant between How Hill and Barton Broad may restrict passage during week days from Monday 1 December 2014 […]

  • 5 April 2012

    The possibility that Cornwall Council could spend £23 million on the dredging of Falmouth Harbour has raised concerns. Graeme Hicks, a Cabinet member, has asked for a comprehensive report concerning the funding of the Port of Falmouth Masterplan, which states that the £23 million cost of the dredging could be met by the council. According […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Broads Authority has taken charge of a second new mud wherry as part of a ten year strategy to replace old equipment. Named Gleaner after an old timber sailing wherry that carried cargo into Norwich, the new wherry has been built to a bespoke design by local naval architect Andrew Wolstenholme to transport sediment […]

  • 15 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    At the request of the Quincy, Massachusetts Park and Recreation Department, Larry Oliver, Chief, Evaluation Branch, Engineering/Planning, hosted a site tour and presentation about the Broad Meadows Salt Marsh Restoration Project last month.  The presentation was part of the city’s monthly Environmental Treasures Program. According to the USACE, New England District, over 60 people attended […]

  • 22 November 2012

    The comment period for the proposed Broad Beach Restoration Project has been extended by the California State Lands Commission staff until Friday, Dec. 21. All written comments must be received by 5 p.m. on Dec. 21, according to the state agency’s website. The comment period has been extended, according to the staff, because the commission […]

  • 24 July 2012

    The Dawei deepsea port development project in southern Myanmar, worth $8.6 bn is slowly but surely moving forward with the Thailand’s advocating for its realization, Sea Trade Asia reports. What is needed now is securing of major financing for the project’s smooth implementation, since there have been certain financial hick-ups along the way. Italian-Thai Development […]

  • 6 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The River Waveney dredging program is set to take place between April and October 2019, the UK’s Broads Authority announces.  The river is popular with Broads users due to its deep navigable channels, but sediment does accrete in places and requires dredging to maintain waterway specifications, said the authority. Commenting the latest news, Broads Authority […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Broads Authority has given a notice saying that dredging operations in Haddiscoe New Cut may restrict passage during week days from Tuesday 6th January 2015 until Friday 6th February 2015.  During this period dredging will be in operation between 08:00 and 16:00 daily, excluding weekends. During each period of operation delays of up to 2 […]

  • 10 July 2018
    Business & Finance

     The Broads Authority has just released a video of the maintenance dredging activities the authority is conducting on the Broadland rivers. In this short video filmed near Stokesby on the River Bure, dredged sediment is being used to strengthen the floodbank which protects the land behind from high water levels. The reeded edge of the […]

  • 23 October 2012

    The Broads Authority is restoring a lost reed bed and eroded strip of land at Salhouse Broad using funding and the latest innovative technology from Europe. Erosion over the last 60 years from boat wash and wind has caused the land between Salhouse Broad and the River Bure to become significantly narrow, down to 2 […]

  • 10 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations on the River Chet will be undertaken from Monday, 13 April, until Friday, 1 May, 2015, according to the Broads Authority. During this period dredging will be in operation between 08:00 and 16:00 daily, excluding weekends, and during each period of operation delays of up to 2 hours may occur with the dredging rig […]

  • 22 October 2013

    The innovative restoration of a Norfolk Broads reed bed has been awarded a second accolade in a year. The Broads Authority’s project at Salhouse Broad has won international acclaim as a pioneering way of re-using dredged sediment. Now it has been awarded the UK’s first Working with Nature Certificate of Recognition by PIANC, The World […]

  • 30 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    With immediate effect and for a period of approximately three months, dredging operations will be carried out at Urmston Road, a broad body of water between Lantau Island and Tuen Mun in Hong Kong. According to the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) – Marine Department, the works will be carried out by one […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Broad green dikes are cheaper to build and often provide more protection than traditional dikes with stone or asphalt revetments. Generally, they are also a more harmonious match with the surroundings. This alternative should therefore be considered more often during dike upgrades. This is the conclusion of a study by Deltares and Alterra Wageningen University […]

  • 26 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The final stage of the innovative reed bed creation at Duck Broad has begun with the dredging of Heigham Sound which will increase water depth for boat users. Contractors Goodchild Marine Services are pumping 10,000 m³ of sediment from the navigation channel into a void created by 250 mud-filled gabion baskets. Once the spit of […]

  • 5 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Broads Authority has transformed its dockyard on the River Yare with a new state-of-the art workshop and offices which will help maintain the Broads for generations of visitors to come. The £680,000 development, which was opened by Eastern Daily Press editor Nigel Pickover, is now the hub of the Authority’s construction and maintenance work. […]

  • 4 November 2012

    A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contractor is scheduled to begin the annual dredging of the federal navigation channel in Grays Harbor Nov. 5. Removal of about 770,000 cubic yards of material will begin in the inner harbor near Aberdeen, Wash., extending to the middle of the harbor. The Corps’ Seattle District awarded a $4.25 […]