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  • 13 November 2020
    Equipment

    HID Dredging Equipment Company, a Chinese manufacturer of dredgers and dredging equipment, has successfully delivered two sets of its HID 5522 model sand mining cutter suction dredger to India. According to HID, both sets are equipped with spuds carriage. The dredgers were successfully assembled and launched into the Hooghly River during the last week. It […]

  • 6 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Indiana Harbor dredging is underway and will continue through the fall of 2020, the USACE Chicago District reports. Equally important, this work is a continuation of the dredging that stopped in 2019 for the winter season. According to USACE, Kokosing Construction Company and O’Brien and Gere will dredge approximately 200,000 CY in 2020. The project […]

  • 7 September 2020

    Kokosing Construction Co. and O’Brien & Gere JV has won a $10,281,100 firm-fixed-price contract to provide 24/7 construction management services that include extensive water treatment management services and dredging material disposal and related services at the Indiana Harbor & Canal Confined Disposal Facility (CDF). Bids were solicited via the internet with one received, according to […]

  • 18 August 2020
    Business development

    Indian Infrastructure magazine is organizing the 11th edition of “Dredging in India” conference as a virtual conference on September 8-9, 2020 (10 am – 4 pm). Over the years, dredging has emerged as a distinct industry due to the growing draught requirements at Indian ports as well as inland waterways. During 2017-18 and 2018-19, dredging […]

  • 16 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    An Indiana Harbor and Canal pre-dredge virtual public meeting will be held on June 17, 2020, at 6 p.m. to discuss the start of Indiana Harbor dredging this year, said the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Chicago District in their latest release. According to USACE, dredging will resume at Indiana Harbor in July and will […]

  • 5 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van Oord has selected Marlink’s high throughput VSAT for connectivity in Indian territorial waters, through an agreement with India’s licensed Inflight Maritime Connectivity (IFMC) service partner, Nelco Ltd. The contract for Marlink’s SeaLink VSAT service was signed after the successful conclusion of a trial in October 2019 onboard the trailing suction hopper dredger Volvox Asia. […]

  • 16 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    After a successful testing phase at their reservoir dredging pilot in India, Royal IHC just announced that the removal of sediment from the dam reservoir is now officially underway. With the support of the jetwater nozzles on the TT-pump, the sediment was fluidised whereafter the mixture was transported towards the designated discharge location. The TT-pump […]

  • 8 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Hampton’s Public Works Department has devised a way to add sand to Buckroe Beach and save taxpayers more than $100,000 at the same time.  The stormwater team has been working on a project to retain more water and reduce flooding at Indian Creek in the Wythe area. As part of that project, they arranged for […]

  • 3 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC, a supplier of equipment, vessels and services for the offshore, dredging and wet mining markets, has just released the latest update from their reservoir dredging pilot scheme in India. According to the announcement, the next step of the preparation of the program was the pump test. The crew safely connected the TT-pump to […]

  • 30 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC, a supplier of equipment, vessels and services for the offshore, dredging and wet mining markets, has just released another update from the reservoir dredging pilot scheme in India. According to their official announcement, “with the arrival of all IHC equipment and the work boat on site of our reservoir dredging pilot in India, […]

  • 16 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Preparation is underway for the execution of the circular sediment management plan for a reservoir dredging work in India, Royal IHC said in their latest project update.  The HDPE pipelines, geotextile tubes and non-woven material have arrived on site. The pontoon and workboat that will be used for operating the TT-pump were hired locally and […]

  • 30 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) will be the host of a special 3-Day Dredging and Reclamation Seminar in Mumbai, India. The seminar is set to take place November 26 – 28, 2019 in the Radisson Mumbai Andheri MIDC. According to IADC, the seminar is aimed at decision makers and their advisers in governments, […]

  • 28 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Kerala State government is set to enter into an agreement with the Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) to ensure the timely completion of dredging works in all harbors in Kerala, the Fisheries Minister J. Mercykutty Amma announced last week. “The delayed dredging had been causing huge trouble for the local fishers. Even after awarding […]

  • 9 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has announced that their event, named ‘Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference’, will take place on Friday, 18 October, 2019, at the Leela Palace Hotel in New Delhi, India. With growing environmental awareness and increasing climate pressures on low-lying deltas, modern-day society puts incredibly strong demands on the sustainability […]

  • 9 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Indiana Harbor Canal (IHC) 2019 dredge season has been underway since the summer and will continue through the fall, reports the Army Corps’ Chicago District. Indiana Harbor, located on the southwest extent of Lake Michigan, is being performed by Kokosing Construction Company. Under the deal, the contractor will mechanically dredge the sediment within the […]

  • 23 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The boating access site at Indian Lake State Park in Schoolcraft County will close today through October 10 for a site improvement project, the State of Michigan informs.  Improvements include the complete replacement of the 36-foot-wide launch ramp and continued dredging of the channel that began in February 2018. According to an official announcement, the […]

  • 5 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Corporation of India Limited (DCI) has capacity to meet the lion’s share of India’s maintenance and capital dredging market, according to the DCI’s Managing Director, Shri Rajesh Tripathi. Addressing the delegates of the ‘Tenth Annual Conference on Dredging in India’ in Mumbai, he said that after the takeover of DCI by a consortium of […]

  • 22 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC has just announced that they will attend the annual ‘Dredging in India’ conference, which takes place at TC Maratha, Mumbai from 4-5 September. During this event, Jaco Kleijwegt (Area Sales Manager India) will give a presentation about Inland Waterway Dredging. The event is celebrating its tenth year running and aims to highlight emerging […]

  • 20 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Indian Infrastructure magazine has announced that their 10th annual conference ‘Dredging in India’ will take place on September 4-5, 2019, at ITC Maratha, Mumbai.  The mission of this conference is to highlight the emerging trends and opportunities in the sector and discuss the key challenges. The conference will focus on strategies and solutions to […]

  • 10 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and East Chicago Waterway Management District will hold a public meeting to present this year’s Indiana Harbor and Canal dredging schedule and activities. The meeting takes place on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at the City Hall, Annex Building, 4444 Railroad Ave., East Chicago, Ind. The contractors, a joint venture […]

  • 30 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Dredging Corporation of India Limited (DCI) has inked a memorandum of understanding with WAPCOS Limited to jointly identify suitable future projects and carry out geotechnical investigation and engineering consultancy in fields like water resources, power and infrastructure, and port and harbor dredging. The other areas include shallow water dredging, beach nourishment, lake rehabilitation, flood […]

  • 8 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of India signed a shareholders agreement today to sell its 73.47 per cent stake in Dredging Corporation of India Ltd (DCI) to four major port trusts for Rs1,056 crore ($150.7 million), The Hindu Business Line reports. The decision to sell the government’s entire stake in DCI to government-owned Visakapatnam Port Trust, Paradip Port Trust, Jawaharalal […]

  • 28 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Indian Infrastructure Magazine is organizing its sixteenth annual conference on ‘Ports in India: New Projects & Initiatives; Opportunities & Challenges’, on January 29-30, 2019 at The ITC Maratha, Mumbai. The mission of the conference is to analyse the key trends and developments in the port sector, discuss the impact and progress under key government […]

  • 20 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging work to increase the depth of riverbed for the ambitious inland waterways project connecting Gomati river with Bangladesh’s Ashuganj is set to begin next month, reports the Tripurainfo. According to an official release, this decision was taken at a meeting between Union Minister of Shipping Nitin Gadkari and Chief Minister Biplab Kumra Deb in Delhi […]

  • 13 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India signed a $60 Million Loan Agreement today in New Delhi to continue financing riverbank protection works, renovation of flood embankments, and community-based flood risk management activities in critically flood-prone areas along the Brahmaputra River in Assam. The Tranche 2 loan is part of the $120 […]

  • 5 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The India Infrastructure Publishing Pvt. Ltd. has announced that their 9th annual conference on ‘Dredging in India’ will take place on September 6-7, 2018, at ITC Maratha, Mumbai. The mission of this conference is to highlight the trends and opportunities in the sector and discuss the key challenges. It will also showcase some of the […]