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  • 19 March 2010

    Mumbai: Rampant ,illegal sand-dredging,in contravention of rules laid down by the state government in its tender agreement with the dredgers,was witnessed on thuesday when TOI visited Bankot Creek in Raigad along with environmental activists… [mappress] Source:timesofindia,March 19,2010

  • 26 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    THE government is going to formulate a policy to stop haphazard sand extraction from different rivers as unplanned sand extraction is harming the country’s aquatic resources… [mappress] Source: The New Nation, January 23, 2010;

  • 21 January 2010

    Chief Adalabu Ejiroghene Bodjor is the Chairman of Mechanical Sand Miners and Quarries Association of Nigeria, Delta State chapter. Not mincing words, he declares that illegal dredging activities in Delta State is costing the state untold fortunes and unveils steps… [mappress] Source: All Africa, January 21, 2010

  • 15 January 2021
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    The Port of Gdynia Authority S.A. has formally launched a procedure to select a private partner for the “Construction of the Outer Port” project. “The procedure is conducted in the form of a competitive dialogue. The most optimal form of conducting an order provided for in the Public Procurement Law and Public-Private Partnership Act, for […]

  • 30 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    USACE, which operates as part of the Department of Defense, announced via public notice that it’s withdrawing plans to dredge the shipping channel connecting San Francisco Bay to Stockton deeper, reports San Francisco Baykeeper. The scheme was a favor to the Bay Area’s oil refineries to help them operate larger oil tankers on the Bay. […]

  • 19 November 2020
    Business development

    The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada is conducting a federal environmental assessment of the proposed Contrecoeur Port Terminal Expansion Project, located approximately 40 kilometers downstream from Montréal. The Agency invites the public and Indigenous groups to comment on the draft Environmental Assessment Report, which includes the Agency’s conclusions and recommendations regarding the potential environmental effects […]

  • 19 November 2020
    Business development

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has upheld Electric Boat’s request to use an eastern Long Island Sound dredging disposal site, according to a news release from the Connecticut Congressman Joe Courtney’s office. NOAA’s decision will allow dredging work that is essential to EB’s new South Yard Assembly Building – which will house upcoming construction […]

  • 5 October 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, and Ohio Environmental Protection Agency are planning a ceremony to mark the signing of a project partnership agreement for the Ashtabula Harbor project, informs the Star Beacon. As reported, the ceremony will take place 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Ashtabula Port Authority public docks, 498-400 Morton Drive. […]

  • 1 October 2020
    Authorities & Government

    Infrastructure Minister, Nichola Mallon today announced her decision to approve the planning application for sand dredging in Lough Neagh. This follows the Minister’s careful consideration of the Planning Appeals Commission’s (PAC) report on the Public Local Inquiry, held in June 2018. Minister Mallon commented: “This approval is a finely balanced decision where I had to […]

  • 2 July 2020
    Business development

    Whanganui Mayor Hamish McDouall said that a $26.75 million funding announcement from the Provincial Growth Fund for Whanganui’s port revitalisation is welcome news for the district. The announcement, delivered by Regional Economic Development Minister, the Hon Shane Jones, at the port today, will see allocations from the Government’s Provincial Growth Fund invested in the port […]

  • 20 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Today, on the 10 year anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) reflects on the tragedy and the decade of coastal restoration progress that has contributed to the state’s overall recovery.  On April 20, 2010, the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion initiated an immense tragedy that took […]

  • 27 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo yesterday announced that Phase III of the $15 million REDI Regional Dredging Project has started along the southern shore of Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River. As part of Phase III, the State is working with local officials in Orleans and Niagara Counties and the Regional Dredging Management […]

  • 31 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Restoration and Protection Authority and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have signed an agreement to investigate the most feasible means of providing additional flood protection and ecosystem restoration for St. Tammany Parish. The agreement launches the feasibility evaluation of projects to reduce flood damages and restore the ecosystem authorized by Congress […]

  • 21 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Marco Rubio and Rick Scott recently wrote to R.D. James, the Assistant Secretary of the Army – Civil Works, ahead of the Army Corps Engineers finalizing their Fiscal Year 2020 work plan, to ensure that all proposed and ongoing projects in Florida receive full and fair consideration. This includes maintaining record progress towards […]

  • 3 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Aberdeenshire Council has committed itself to a three-year dredging contract for three North-east harbors it operates, the council said in its latest release.  According to their official statement, as statutory authority for Banff, Macduff and Stonehaven, the council has a legal obligation to provide safe navigation for harbor users. During private session on Thursday (November […]

  • 18 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Philippine Ports Authority has deemed complete the proposal of International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) to develop Iloilo ports. ICTSI received from PPA a letter of acceptance for completeness in accordance with the Revised Guidelines and Procedures for Entering into Joint Venture Agreements between Government and Private Entities (2013 NEDA JV Guidelines). PPA will […]

  • 22 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Attorney General Letitia James have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for violating federal law when it issued a “Certificate of Completion” to General Electric Company for Hudson River PCB Cleanup. As reported, the EPA issued the certificate to GE on April 11, 2019, finding that the […]

  • 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, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Gdansk Authority (PGA) has signed an agreement with DS Consulting company related to the construction of the Central Port – the largest planned maritime investment in Europe. According to the Port Authority’s latest announcement, the Central Port will include a basin covering about 1,400 ha and a reclaimed area covering 410 ha. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The European Commission recently adopted a decision laying down the steps and timeline to complete the Seine – Scheldt cross-border project. The Seine – Scheldt project is a complex cross-border project, involving Belgium (the regions of Flanders and Wallonia) and France and involving works aiming both at creating new infrastructure and at improving existing infrastructure […]

  • 28 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Fargo Moorhead Diversion Board of Authority has voted to appeal the decision by the Buffalo-Red River Watershed District (BRRWD) to deny a permit for the FM Area Diversion Project and to direct legal counsel to explore all other legal actions. The BRRWD voted 3-3 on the permit application June 24, 2019 at which time […]

  • 24 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The North Carolina Towns of Pine Knoll Shores, Emerald Isle, and Indian Beach have applied for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Public Assistance funding through the North Carolina Emergency Management Agency (NCEMA) as sub-recipients. “Under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), federal actions must be reviewed and evaluated for feasible alternatives and for social, economic, […]

  • 10 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District commander, Col. Lars N. Zetterstrom, and the Harris County Flood Control District (HCFCD) have executed the Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) for construction of the Clear Creek Flood Risk Management Project in Galveston, Texas. According to USACE, HCFCD will construct the Clear Creek Project, using its own funds […]

  • 9 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Orion Group Holdings, Inc. (ORN) today reported financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2019. “While the first quarter is normally our seasonally weakest quarter, our results did not meet our expectations,” stated Mark Stauffer, Orion Group Holding’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “However, given the project activity we are currently engaged in […]

  • 24 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, and St. Johns County yesterday finalized a critical agreement for construction of the St. Johns County Coastal Storm Risk Management Project – South Ponte Vedra Beach and Vilano Beach areas. “The Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) is the next step towards construction of the project. It is a […]