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  • 13 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Canal and River Trust has recently completed a major project that will make it easier for boat owners and holidaying tourists to visit Wiltshire’s Kennet and Avon Canal this summer. Over the past six months, the trust has been dredging the canal and has removed 17,000 tonnes of silt. Paul Fox, from the Canal […]

  • 27 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    HKND Group has entered into an agreement with Friends of the San Juan River Foundation (FUNDAR), a Nicaraguan environmental NGO, for the development of the first Biodiversity Management Plans for the Nicaragua Grand Canal Project. HKND will, in strict accordance with the recommendations made in the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) undertaken by the […]

  • 7 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Power management company Eaton today announced it was awarded an additional $5.2 million contract to provide critical electrical installation services for the Panama Canal Expansion Program. Eaton’s contract was awarded by Grupo Unidos por el Canal, SA (GUPC), the contractor responsible for the design and construction of the third set of locks of the expansion […]

  • 29 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just released a couple of very interesting photos from the ‘Widening and Deepening of the Suez Canal in the 1970s’ project.  The first modern initiatives to improve the Suez Canal occurred in the 1950s. These improvements were followed by the largest widening and deepening works from 1975 […]

  • 15 March 2016
    Project & Tenders

    The Panama Canal Expansion Program, the most important project in recent years, is nearing its completion. The waterway that connects the Atlantic and Pacific Ocean is increasing its capacity through the construction of a third lane in conjunction with the deepening and widening of the waterway to allow the passage of large Post-Panamax vessels. Over 40,000 […]

  • 8 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Following the Expanded Panama Canal’s first month of operations, the Panama Canal Administrator Jorge L. Quijano last week presented representatives of shipping lines and shipping agents with an update on the operations of the expanded canal. “We are very pleased with the first month of activity at the Expanded Canal,” said Mr. Quijano. “We have […]

  • 15 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last Thursday, the crews working on the the Panama Canal project celebrated another important milestone bringing the Expansion scheme one step closer to completion. Working on the project for the past seven years culminated with the flooding of the Third Set of Locks, last phase before the official opening of the canal. The start of the filling […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Eight years have passed since the beginning of works on the Panama Canal Expansion Program, the largest infrastructure project since the waterway’s original construction. The Expansion Program – which will create a new lane of traffic along the canal through the construction of a new set of locks, increasing the waterway’s capacity – is nearing its completion and is […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Egypt will inaugurate this week a major expansion of the Suez Canal, completed in a third of the originally estimated time. This expansion program adds 35 kilometers of new channels, in addition to 37 kilometers of existing waterways that were dredged to allow larger vessels to pass. The Suez Canal Authority stated that 258 million […]

  • 27 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging is a daily activity at the Panama Canal ensuring the safe passage of ships through the waterway. Also, dredging plays major role in the Panama Canal Expansion Program, the largest project at the Canal since its original construction.  The Panama Canal Expansion began on September 2007 at a total cost of $5.2 billion. The project will create a new […]

  • 1 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Birdon Pty Lt of Port Macquarie, NSW, has successfully completed dredging operations in the Settlement Shores canals. The maintenance dredging of Settlement Shores Canals will ensure the canal system continues to be safe to access for the boating public. The Settlement Shores Plan was prepared in 2017 and identified dredging of the canal beds as […]

  • 4 January 2013

    Over the Christmas period a section of embankment on the Grand Union Canal Leicester Line near the village of Foxton slipped into the water and blocked approximately 60 metres of canal to passing boats. Canal and River Trust is carrying out investigations to find out the exact cause of this slippage. Initial findings suggest that […]

  • 19 November 2018
    Business & Finance

     The New York State Canal Corporation has just released this amazing video about the deployment of a new dredger for the Erie Canal dredging work.  The New York State Canal System is a navigable 524-mile inland waterway that spans upstate New York. The waterway connects the Hudson River with Lake Champlain, Lake Ontario, Cayuga […]

  • 4 January 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released a study of the options for cleaning up chemical contamination in the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn, New York. The Gowanus Canal was added to the Superfund list of the country’s most hazardous waste sites in March 2010. The study builds on an EPA investigation that confirmed the widespread […]

  • 4 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Canal & River Trust (CRT) is spending £8 million on dredging in the financial year 2019-20 to help keep the waterways navigable for boaters. According to the Trust, the comprehensive program covers locations identified by boaters, as well as the places that need dredging every year. The Trust will be carrying out dredging work […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The new Suez Canal Development project will not affect the archaeological sites in Sinai and Suez Canal provinces, said Antiquities Minister Mamdouh el-Damaty. The area of the new project does not include any archaeological sites, he added during his visit on Sunday to Sharqiya province. The digging works were divided into 33 sectors and assigned […]

  • 24 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    HKND Group has announced the successful competition of the “Census of Persons, Families and Assets Attached to Land, Directly Benefited by the Construction of the Nicaragua Canal Project”. The Census recognition ceremony was held October 16th in the auditorium of the Secretariat of the Presidency (SEPRES). The total land area covered by the survey was […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The National Park Service (NPS) has just announced that its maintenance staff will be dredging and working on the Ohio & Erie Canal for the next few weeks. NPS will temporarily close the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail in Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP), from Frazee House to Station Road Trailhead, from 7 a.m. […]

  • 12 November 2013

    In the course of a press panel discussion in Hamburg hosted by Port of Hamburg Marketing, port and business representatives from centres along the Kiel Canal and the Hamburg Port Authority jointly called for the reconstruction without delay of the fifth lock chamber and the renovation of the two existing large lock chambers at Brunsbüttel. […]

  • 4 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Pocklington Canal last Friday added another photo of the ongoing dredging works currently being undertaken below Thornton Lock. According to the Canal & River Trust, this £152,000 landmark dredging project that will help transform East Yorkshire’s Pocklington Canal is scheduled to be completed just before Christmas. “Unlike many of the Trust’s other dredging projects, which primarily help […]

  • 15 December 2011

    Inland waterways are ideal for Kochi. Land acquisition or rehabilitation problems don’t come in its way but there are other hurdles to be crossed for implementing the project. Though the Inland Waterway Authority of India (IWAI) has implemented the National Waterway-3, of which the Kollam-Kottappuram stretch of the Kasargod-Kovalam project is almost ready, the waterway […]

  • 14 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dragflow has supplied two high head dredging pumps (HY85B) with two excavators (EXHY20) for one of the biggest contractors working in the tunneling part of the Suez Canal Development Project. These pumps will work at 44 m depth. This capital project will involve the construction of a tunnel south of  Port Said under the Suez […]

  • 18 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Officials at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Norfolk District have announced a goal of opening the Dismal Swamp Canal to its full 6-foot depth late this summer.  The canal, which was closed due to extensive damage from Hurricane Matthew in October, has ongoing debris and tree removal, and investigations of shoaling at many locations in […]