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  • 11 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Israel Ports Development & Assets Company Ltd will soon award the Ports of Haifa and Ashdod dredging contract. The works will involve maintenance and capital dredging works in the Ports of Haifa and Ashdod, down to the design depths and below them, including Israeli Navy areas in Haifa, Ashdod and Kishon Port, and disposal of […]

  • 4 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Rene Kolman, IADC’s Secretary General, held a presentation named “Greener Dredging” at the IAPH Conference, which was held on 21-24 May 2012, in Jerusalem, Israel. “Dredging is green and is getting greener and greener. In this presentation I will emphasise the fact that my member companies are already taking care of the environment and often […]

  • 24 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Reps. Steve Israel (D–NY) and Rosa DeLauro (D–CT) announced the introduction of bipartisan legislation to protect Long Island Sound. The Long Island Sound Stewardship and Restoration Act will advance the protection and restoration of this key estuary. They were joined by local environmental groups, including the New York and Connecticut […]

  • 24 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Finalists have recently been announced in two Riverprize categories for 2015 – the Morgan Foundation New Zealand Riverprize and the Thiess International Riverprize. Riverprize is the world’s most prestigious river award giving recognition to those who have developed and implemented outstanding, visionary and sustainable programs in river management and restoration.   The finalists in the Morgan Foundation […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Kishon River restoration project that was suspended in late June is once again underway, as a result of pressure from the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MoEP). The cleanup project began again on July 13, after the Water Authority finally approved the discharge of treated water back into the river. The ministry had frozen the […]

  • 30 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen recently delivered their DOP dredge pump as a complete turnkey package to Israel, for a unique coastal protection project.  The DOP doing the job is a DOP200 fitted out with a jet water assisted leveler head. It will mine sand at a max depth of -7m. “The discharge distance to the geotubes varies between 200m […]

  • 28 March 2012

    Environmental protection ministry will set up initial tenders in a few weeks for dredging sledge pools of the Kishon river, Haaretz.com reports. They believe that the river is contaminated by the oil refineries, chemical plants and factories. The plan is to divert the course of a 500-meter stretch and dredge sledge pools along several kilometers […]

  • 8 April 2014

    The dredging of the Kishon River has officially begun, with the ultimate goal of eliminating the pollution that has plagued the riverbed for decades. Israeli Environmental Protection Minister Amir Peretz inaugurated the Kishon River dredging project at a ceremony on the riverbank on Monday, April 7, 2014. The moment is an historic one that comes […]

  • 24 February 2012

    IPC has announced a plan for the Port of Ashdod dredging program. Dredging and sand bypassing works adjacent to the Port of Ashdod and the Port of Haifa involve: – Dredging in the port area and north of the Ashdod Marina, – Transporting and placing the sand approximately 5- 10 kilometers north of the Port […]

  • 13 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    When worldwide leader in integrated environmental services, EnGlobe Corp required highly sensitive photoionisation (PID) devices for the daily monitoring of potential hydrocarbon emissions during its demanding River Kishon dredging project in Israel, they chose two hand held Tiger volatile organic compound (VOC) detectors from Ion Science. The unique and complex project involves dredging approximately 500,000m³ […]

  • 11 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Only 120 days have been left until the Western Dredging Association’s 21st World Dredging Congress & Exposition (WODCON XXI) in Miami, Florida. WEDA has just announced that Mr. Giora Israel, Senior Vice President of Global Ports and Destination Development at Carnival Corporation will be speaking during lunch on Tuesday June 14th. Mr. Giora’s experience relating to ports […]

  • 6 May 2013

    The National Assembly called for an urgent need to regulate the mining and dredging industry in the State through the Ogun State Regulation of Sand Dealing and Dredging Operation law 2013, which also passed through the second reading.  Opening debate on the bill tagged HB 30/OG/2013, the Majority Leader, Hon. Israel Jolaoso, opined that when […]

  • 25 October 2011

    Haifa District Court yesterday ruled in favor of the Ministry of Environment’s appeal of a Haifa’s Magistrate Court decision, and convicted… By Chen Ma’anit (globes) [mappress] Source: globes, October 25, 2011

  • 25 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    HYPACK Inc., a worldwide leader in hydrographic surveying and dredging software, was selected for the Kishon River Restoration Project. The Israeli Environmental Protection Minister launched an IMS Versi-Dredge® outfitted with the DREDGEPACK® real time dredge monitoring system. Throughout the next several months, DREDGEPACK® will be used to help eliminate the pollution in the Kishon River. […]

  • 4 July 2011

    The Dead Sea is dying, goes the conventional wisdom: The water level of the fabled salty lake is dropping nearly 1.2 meters (4 feet) a year… (ynetnews) [mappress] Source: ynetnews, July 4, 2011;

  • 30 May 2011

    The Interior Ministry approved a plan to drain 500,000 tons of contaminated sediment from the Kishon River and then rehabilitate the entire… By SHARON UDASIN (jpost) [mappress] Source: jpost, May 30, 2011;    

  • 14 October 2012

    The Israel Ports Company on behalf of the Israeli Ministry of Transport, National Infrastructure and Road Safety has announced the first stage of an international tender for construction services for new container terminal(s) in Haifa (Bayport/HaMifratz Port) and/or Ashdod (Southport/HaDarom Port) which will include breakwater and quay construction, dredging services and terminal reclamation. The first […]

  • 27 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Lee Zeldin has been appointed co-chair of the Congressional Long Island Sound Caucus in the House of Representatives, which he served on during the 114th Congress. The First Congressional District of New York contains over 55 miles of Long Island Sound shoreline, and in the 114th Congress Congressman Zeldin was the lead Republican sponsor […]

  • 17 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Representatives Rosa DeLauro, Steve Israel and Nita Lowey have announced that $10 million in funding for Long Island Sound was included in the Fiscal Year 2017 Department of Interior, Environment and Related Agencies appropriations bill. The nearly $6.1 million increase in funding for Fiscal Year 2017 will be used for projects to improve water quality, habitat restoration […]

  • 25 July 2012

    Installation of the Integrated Security System (ISS) at the Port of Mombasa is nearing the finish line with around 56 percent of the work already completed, Port Technology news site informed citing the port officials. Emerging threats of terrorism, intrusion and security violations, which had resulted in theft of containers and loss of goods, thus […]

  • 19 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Scenic Hudson has commended 15 members of New York State’s Congressional delegation who signed a letter urging the U.S. EPA to declare that the Superfund cleanup of Hudson River PCBs has failed to meet the project’s standards to restore public and environmental health. Specifically, the letter asks the EPA to expedite its Five Year Review […]

  • 2 August 2013

    The EU-funded Mare Nostrum Project, which aims to explore new ways of protecting and managing the Mediterranean coastline, called on governments to take immediate and coordinated action to fight cliff erosion. Mare Nostrum partners met last week in Volos, Greece for a landmark workshop. One of the most urgent issues to emerge from the meeting […]

  • 22 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand and Congressman Steve Israel have announced $1.67 million in federal funding to the Town of North Hempstead in Nassau County for the restoration of Leeds Pond, damaged as a direct result of Hurricane Sandy. The funding was allocated through the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and will be […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Town of North Hempstead Supervisor Judi Bosworth has joined with Senators Charles Schumer (D-NY), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), and Congressman Steve Israel (D-Huntington) in announcing a federal grant totaling $4.1 million to repair damage done to Manhasset Bay during Hurricane Sandy. The grant, provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), along with $460,312.83 in funding […]

  • 26 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has released in its latest Terra et Aqua an article named ‘Some Proven Benefits of Polymer Use in the Treatment of Sediments in Recent Dredging Projects’. For several decades, polymers have been used in the treatment of sediments for improving the dewatering step and reaching high solid content […]

  • 27 September 2013

    The Catalan President Artur Mas has met today with Giora Israel (Senior Vice President) and Michel Nestour (Vice President) from Carnival Corporation & plc and four senior executives from some of Carnival Corporation & plc brands at the Palau de la Generalitat, the seat of Catalonia’s regional government, with Barcelona’s Mayor Xavier Trias and the President of the Port […]