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  • 22 May 2019

    The President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, inspected ongoing dredging works on the Odaw River in Ghana’s capital Accra yesterday. During the visit, the site engineer, Wise Ametefe, informed the president that the current dredging works are not limited to the Odaw River only, but to the Korle Lagoon and to the estuary. According […]

  • 6 July 2012

    The Public Relations Manager of Zoomlion Ghana Limited, Robert Coleman said that the Korle Lagoon dredging project will kick start once the parliamentary approval is given for the procurement of the requisite equipment needed for the dredging. According to myjoyonline.com, two months ago, the Local Government ministry and the Accra Metropolitan Assembly drew up the […]

  • 2 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Australia: Walker Shoal Dredging Completed, INPEX Says The most technically challenging phase of the Darwin Harbour dredging program is wrapped up, INPEX announced.   CHEC Nabs Ras Al-Khair Port Dredging Contract (Saudi Arabia) On January 15, CHEC won the bid for Phase 4 of extension of Ras Al-Khair Port in Saudi Arabia, with a construction […]

  • 7 November 2012

    A comprehensive project to tackle sanitation challenges, as well as Sewer and Storm-Water Drainage Alleviation Project is to be initiated to enhance Accra’s flood protection and waste water treatment. Parliament has approved the loan facilities for the project with the Export–Import Bank (EXIM) of the USA providing $53,299,497, while the Standard Chartered Bank is also […]

  • 17 January 2013

    Sod has been cut for the take off of a major Sanitation and Drainage Project for the Accra Metropolis. The Project will among other things focus on the dredging of the Odaw basin and the Korle Lagoon to improve sanitation challenges facing the capital. The Drainage Project is estimated at about $ 700,000. President John […]

  • 24 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The consortium of IMDC, the Dutch companies CDR International and Rebel Group and the Ghanaian company ADK has been awarded the Feasibility Study for Deferred and Performance Based Maintenance Dredging of the Odaw Channel and Korle Lagoon in Ghana. The client is the Ministerie van Economische Zaken en Klimaat, Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend Nederland (RVO) and […]

  • 27 January 2014

    Mr. Oko Vanderpuije, the Mayor of Accra, has announced that the Korle Lagoon dredging project will start in February, according to citifmonline.com. This project, which requires a relocation of the Sodom and Gomorrah residents, has been delayed due to financial problems. Dredging of the Sodom and Gomorrah, Nima, Kotabi – areas is a part of […]

  • 6 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Samuel Atta-Akyea, the Minister of Works and Housing (MWH) of the Republic of Ghana, commissioned two amphibious dredgers in Accra yesterday. These two Watermaster Class V machines belong to Dredge Masters – a subsidiary of the Jospong Group of Companies. Since 2015, Dredge Masters has been undertaking dredging works on the Korle Lagoon in Accra. […]

  • 13 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    The US District Court Judge of Columbia, Mr Beryl A. Howell, on December 31, 2013 dismissed a case against Ghana and Conti Group that won the bid to dredge the Korle Lagoon field by TJGEM. TJGEM, a construction company in the United States of America sued the above named individuals and entities in the District […]

  • 5 March 2018
    Business & Finance

     Sand replenishment operations started last week at Cardiff State Beach, marking one of the first milestones in a $120 million, four-year effort to restore the San Elijo Lagoon. During the last week, restoration crews completed the assembly of a dredge in the San Elijo Lagoon’s central basin and started with pumping of nearly 8,000 […]

  • 19 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Works are underway to re-open the mouth of the San Elijo Lagoon at Cardiff State Beach by excavating the sands to allow ocean water back in, reports the San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy. According to the Conservancy, it is that time of year when the lagoon’s connection to the ocean—the inlet—closes when blocked by accumulated sand and sediment. […]

  • 19 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of Long Beach (CA) announced few days ago that ribbon cutting celebration planned for the Colorado Lagoon Restoration Project will take place at 9:30 am, on Saturday, May 20. “We’ve made major strides improving the Colorado Lagoon over the past few years and these latest enhancements will help return the Lagoon back to […]

  • 1 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    During the week of June 4-12, the inlet to San Elijo Lagoon will be breached from sand and cobble obstruction. This annual inlet excavation reconnects San Elijo Lagoon to the Pacific Ocean. San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy is the organization overseeing the process. “The lagoon’s inlet and channel appears open but is approximately 80 percent blocked,” said […]

  • 14 May 2013

    With the passing of winter’s strongest storm surges, it’s time for spring cleaning at San Elijo Lagoon’s ocean passage. From May 13 to May 17, earthmovers will be seen at the Cardiff State Beach lagoon inlet to reconnect San Elijo Lagoon to its Pacific headwaters. San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy (SELC) is the organization overseeing the […]

  • 11 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    As special session talks heat up in the Capitol, Senator Thad Altman just revealed that the revitalization of the Indian River Lagoon remains his top legislative priority, in addition to the restoration of the Florida Everglades. The Senate’s proposed budget allocates $37 million for Florida Forever, the state’s land acquisition program, which was contested by Altman […]

  • 28 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Harrington Lagoon has always been a popular swimming area enjoyed by the locals and the many tourists that visit the area each year, and it is about to get a facelift. However, over recent years the lagoon has become very shallow as a result of infilling from windblown and tidal marine sands, which has severely […]

  • 29 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has awarded nearly $7 million in funding for improvements to the Minutemen Causeway in Brevard County’s Cocoa Beach. These improvement projects will help protect the health of the Indian River Lagoon by reducing nutrients and treating stormwater runoff. “Funding for these important Minutemen Causeway improvement projects helps us to […]

  • 15 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has awarded funding for four projects, including two grants in the past week, to help improve water quality in the Indian River Lagoon. The recent algal bloom (brown-tide event) in the northern Indian River Lagoon and Banana River reinforces the importance for continued water-quality restoration work in the […]

  • 27 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Long Beach City Council has approved the next phase of the Colorado Lagoon’s restoration, to further enhance the ecological value of the Lagoon through the creation of additional aquatic resources. The restoration project will establish new aquatic resources and essential fish habitat through balanced hydraulic dredging and filling of the Lagoon site. The floating […]

  • 5 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Doug Gibson, the executive director of the San Elijo Lagoon Ecological Reserve, together with regional and local officials including Encinitas Mayor, Catherine Blakespear, and Senator Patricia Bates, gathered last week at the lagoon’s nature center to break ground on a historic restoration of the nearly 1,000-acre reserve.  The first phase of the restoration, which kicked […]

  • 1 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay Plc will today begin the tendering process for three main operations and maintenance (O&M) contract packages to support the £1 billion Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon. Having previously named General Electric and Andritz Hydro as preferred bidders to manage the operations and maintenance of the lagoon’s turbines and power generation facilities, Tidal […]

  • 20 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Florida’s Brevard County is embarking on a large-scale environmental dredging project for the Indian River Lagoon. Decades of excessive pollution has overwhelmed the natural resilience and assimilative capacity of this National Estuary. This legacy of pollutant load contributed to record breaking algae blooms in 2011 and 2012, loss of 60% of the seagrass beds, and unusual mortality […]

  • 30 July 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    Land and Water Services has just released the latest update on their dredging project at Peel Marina, located in the town of Peel, Isle of Man. “We are extremely proud to share that our dedicated project team is approaching completion of phase one of the project. This project will safeguard the viability of Peel Marina […]

  • 15 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In an effort to continue reducing pollutants reaching the Indian River Lagoon system, the city of Rockledge has secured funding assistance from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the St. Johns River Water Management District. The funding will be used to remove 143 septic tanks and to construct and install a lift station and […]

  • 22 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The St. Johns River Water Management District, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, state and local elected officials and Indian River Lagoon protection advocates celebrated the Florida Legislature’s $10-million funding appropriation for the first phase of the Eau Gallie River muck-dredging project with an event on Sept. 19 at Ballard Park in Melbourne. The project calls […]

  • 6 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Land and Water Services is currently working on an exciting project at Peel Marina, located in the town of Peel, Isle of Man. Peel Marina is fed by a river system and has been silted up over several years. Whilst there has been some dredging work carried out, the Isle of Man government has been […]