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  • 2 November 2010

    The nesting beaches of famous Olive Ridley sea turtles on the Orissa coast have eroded due to illegal sand dredging carried out by a major… (newkerala) [mappress] Source: newkerala, November 2, 2010;

  • 24 September 2010

    Colombian police have shut down 40 mines and arrested 16 people in a crackdown on illegal gold mining linked to armed groups, authorities… (laht) [mappress] Source: laht, September 24, 2010;

  • 23 September 2010

    The existence of sand in the East Flood Canal (KBT) has invited some raiders to dredge it illegally. Even, four illegal individual miners… (beritajakarta) [mappress] Source: beritajakarta, September 24, 2010;

  • 20 September 2010

    Attracted by huge profits, many people are continuing to dredge up sand from the Dong Nai River in the south and the Hong (Red) River in the… (vietnamnews) [mappress] Source: vietnamnews, September 20, 2010;

  • 13 September 2010

    Singapore, one of the world’s most prosperous and fastest growing economies, is being accused of expanding its coastline with illegally … (rt) [mappress] Source: rt, September 13, 2010;

  • 6 September 2010

    For many years there have been little ground-breaking developments in the world of dredging according to Tore Hansen-Tangen, Executive Chairman of Viking Development Group. “The vessels have become larger, the control systems and other equipment have become more sophisticated, but the industry still uses the same types of vessels and basically the same methods as […]

  • 9 August 2010

    Constructions of major urban infrastructure projects like Metro, monorail, flyovers and bridges and thousands of housing schemes across … (timesofindia) [mappress] Source: timesofindia, August 09 , 2010;

  • 8 August 2010
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    For many years there have been little ground-breaking developments in the world of dredging according to Tore Hansen-Tangen, Executive Chairman of Viking Development Group. “The vessels have become larger, the control systems and other equipment have become more sophisticated, but the industry still uses the same types of vessels and basically the same methods as […]

  • 6 August 2010

    Lagos State Ministry of Waterfront Infrastructure Development on Thursday arrested six men for allegedly engaging in illegal dredging at … By Mudiaga Affe (nigerianbestforum) [mappress] Source: nigerianbestforum, August 7, 2010;

  • 27 July 2010

    Local and central government authorities have failed to act, more than a year after a large number of Chinese citizens were reported to … By Kofi Yeboah & Moses Dotse (modernghana) [mappress] Source: modernghana, July 28, 2010;

  • 13 July 2010

    Illegal sand dredging has caused severe erosion to the banks of Tien River, threatening the lives, farmland and houses of hundreds of … [mappress] Source: vietnamnews, July 13, 2010;

  • 2 July 2010

    Following an investigation, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has issued notices of violation to the owner of a Montauk marina and local marine contractor for conducting regulated activities without valid permits, according to Regional Director Peter A. Scully. The enforcement action stems from a dredging project undertaken at the marina in […]

  • 27 June 2010

    Villagers on a small island in China’s Guangdong province are worried about the threat to their lives and economic activity with the island… [mappress] Source: thaindian, June 27, 2010;

  • 25 June 2010

    Sand theft caused Selangor to lose in previous years an average of RM100mil a year.   [mappress] Source: star, June 25, 2010;

  • 25 June 2010

    Sand worth millions of ringgit is being illegally “floated” out of the country daily via Sungai Johor here. [mappress] Source: Star, June 25, 2010;

  • 31 May 2010

    THAI NGUYEN — Illegal sand dredging on northern Nui Coc Lake must stop by today’s deadline or vessels and machinery would be seized and…   [mappress] Source: vietnamnews, May 31, 2010;

  • 30 May 2010

    Charges may be filed against a ship captain arrested last Saturday by police for spearheading the extraction and shipment of white sand in…   [mappress] Source: cdn,May 30, 2010;

  • 27 May 2010

    PETALING JAYA: Villagers affected by rampant sand mining at Sungai Kuang in northern Selangor are threatening to pour sand into the engines…   [mappress] Source: thestar, May 27, 2010;

  • 10 May 2010

    The Southeast Missouri Regional Port Authority could take legal action if the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers continues to refuse to dredge… [mappress] Source: semissourian, May 10, 2010;

  • 25 April 2010

    An initiative has now been launched to halt illegal land reclamation and sand dredging in Bahrain. A fleet of fully equipped boats will soon be roaming the country’s waters to catch and report offenders. Two boats, crewed by environmental experts and inspectors from the Public Commission for the Protection of Marine Resources, Environment and Wildlife, […]

  • 20 April 2010

    MUMBAI: The Vasai revenue officials conducted a raid at the Vaitarna Creek in Dolvi, Khardi and Khaniwade villages in Thane district and busted the sand mafia operating in the area on Sunday.Bhiwandi sub-divisional officer Revati Gaikar said she and her staff went in three boats to check the sand dredging. Nearly 600 people were involved […]

  • 20 April 2010

    Three people allegedly under investigation for bids submitted to dispose of river dredge material in a project to reclaim mine-scarred land in Hazleton contributed $10,400 to the 2007 re-election campaign of Mayor Lou Barletta… [mappress] Source:timesleader,April 20,2010;

  • 16 April 2010

    PHU YEN — Hectares of fertile agriculture land are being lost into the Phu Yen Province’s Ba River due to erosion caused by illegal dredging of sand… [mappress] Source:vietnamnews,April 16,2010;

  • 13 April 2010

    Sea patrols are being stepped up as part of a new clampdown on illegal activities off the Bahrain coast, it was announced.Authorities hope to stamp out illegal land reclamation and dredging, as well as fishing out of season… [mappress] Source:tradearabia,April 13,2010;

  • 1 April 2010

    HA NOI — The illegal extraction of sand that has taken place since the beginning of March is threatening the Thuy Phu dike corridor that runs alongside the Hong (Red) River in Ha Noi’s Phu Xuyen District and the lives and farmland of hundreds of families… [mappress] Source:vietnamnews,April 1,2010;

  • 19 March 2010

    HA NOI — Illegal sand dredgers will have their transport vehicles seized by the capital’s waterways police if they are caught committing illegal acts… [mappress] Source:vietnamnews,March 19,2010;