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  • 11 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations are currently underway on a section of the River Shannon in an effort to reduce the risk of flooding this winter, RTÉ reports.  Waterways Ireland is removing vegetation, silt and debris as part of an ongoing program of maintenance, close to Meelick Weir in Co Galway. Material excavated from the Shannon is being […]

  • 20 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    ESCO Corporation, a Portland, Oregon, based designer, manufacturer and provider of equipment used by companies in dredging, mining, construction and industrial markets, has entered into an agreement to be acquired by The Weir Group PLC for an enterprise value of $1.285 billion. Founded in 1871 in Glasgow, Scotland, Weir is involved in mining and upstream […]

  • 10 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Middle East Dredging Company (MEDCO) has selected Weir Minerals to supply pumps that will be used in the New Doha Sea Port dredging project, according to portfinanceinternational.com. This capital construction project will require approximately 45 million cubic metres of mainly hard rock to be dredged from a 20km long approach channel and the port’s basin. […]

  • 17 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency submitted a planning application to Exeter City Council last month for the next phase of the Exeter flood defense scheme. Phase 2 of the scheme includes intermittent defenses on both sides of the River Exe, from Cowley Bridge in the north to Countess Wear, Bridge Road in the south. The scheme will reduce […]

  • 15 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work has been completed on a £2.7 million improvement project undertaken by ABP South Wales to upgrade Green Park Weir on the River Afan in Port Talbot. The Weir was officially reopened by Aberavon AM David Rees on Thursday 14th September. Green Park Weir improvement project was the result of several years of collaboration between […]

  • 26 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The USACE, Sacramento District, Central Valley Flood Protection Board and the California Department of Water Resources will host public scoping meetings November 3rd and 9th to begin identifying flood risk reduction and ecosystem restoration opportunities along the Sacramento River.   The meetings will provide a brief overview of the study purpose, National Environmental Policy Act/California […]

  • 7 March 2013

    MTI Holland announced that Shi Wei has received his doctoral degree on March 3, 2013. Shi Wei’s extensive research focused on the subject of ‘Dynamics of Energy Systems Behaviour and Emissions of Trailing Suction Hopper Dredgers’ and was supervised by his promotor, prof. ir. D. Stapersma. Shi Wei successfully defended his thesis in which he […]

  • 7 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Dredging of two of Coonabarabran’s main water sources has recently been completed, informs the Warrumbungle Shire Council, NSW. “The ‘Poundyard Weir’ in Namoi Street and Timor Dam, Coonabarabran were both dredged by a contractor throughout June,” said Warrumbungle Shire Council Mayor, Councillor Denis Todd. “These sites are main water sources for the township of Coonabarabran […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Working on behalf of the Environment Agency, Team Van Oord is making good progress with a project to replace a weir on the River Medway at Tonbridge in Kent. Bewley’s Weir fulfills many important functions including regulating the flow of the Medway to help manage flood risks, and ensuring a fresh drinking water supply for […]

  • 27 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Weir Minerals has launched its range of WEMCO extra-heavy-duty vortex pumps across Europe. The WEMCO range, which is designed to handle large and abrasive solids and corrosive fluids, has been manufactured and sold in France for 60 years. Tony Locke, managing director of Weir Minerals Europe, said: “Given the pumps’ success and the positive feedback […]

  • 26 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Government of Western Australia has awarded a $4.9 million contract to Italia Stone Group (Pty Ltd) for the construction of the new weir at Bandy Creek Boat Harbor in Esperance. The contractor will begin work on the nine-month project in July, which will include 10,000 tonnes of earthworks and rockworks and see 400 tonnes […]

  • 29 November 2012

    The Canal and River Trust has announced plan to make improvements to a number of weirs on the Regent’s Canal, making them even more efficient during periods of heavy rain. They are proposing to give the existing weirs crenulated edges, which will increase surface area and allow higher volumes of water to flow over them. […]

  • 3 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Wandsworth Council has introduced a plan to remove the half-tide weir on the River Wandle at Wandsworth with the main goal to allow the tidal river to return to its natural state to support biodiversity in central London. Funding for the project is being provided by Tideway, the company responsible for delivering the Thames Tideway […]

  • 2 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Eastland Port’s dredger Pukunui is going about its work in the bay, maintaining the depth of the channel. “Eastland Port, like all ports in New Zealand, is designated an essential service by the government for COVID-19 Level 4,” said chief operating officer Andrew Gaddum. “We’re required to keep the port fully operational at all times, […]

  • 7 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has completed a $36 million marsh creation project benefiting 1,158 acres in south central Terrebonne Parish at Lost Lake, utilizing both dredge material and hydrologic control structures along bayous Carencro and Rice. Commenting the latest announcement, Louisiana Governor, John Bel Edwards, said: “From the time I took office, coastal protection and restoration […]

  • 27 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Half of the River Aire at Crown Point Weir has been blocked off this week to allow the installation of a movable weir as part of Phase 1 of Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme. The Environment Agency has worked with Leeds City Council and other partners to develop Phase 1 which comprises a combination of flood […]

  • 21 December 2011

    Kenmare Resources has placed a multi-million rand order with Weir Minerals Africa for 32 pumps for the expansion of its Moma Titanium Minerals Mine in northern Mozambique. This is Weir Minerals Africa’s largest ever pump order since it merged with the CH Warman pump group in 2008. The original processing plant, which was fitted with […]

  • 23 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A £50 million flood alleviation scheme in Leeds which uses movable weir technology – a first for flood risk reduction in the UK – was opened recently by Chair of the Environment Agency, Emma Howard Boyd. Led by Leeds City Council in partnership with the Environment Agency, the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme will provide more than […]

  • 2 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Repair works along the Mississippi River at Fair Landing Bendway are progressing well and are on target to be completed as planned. The narrow bend along this reach of the river now passes one-way traffic under normal conditions, the ongoing repairs and future improvement work will allow two-way traffic to pass. According to the U.S. Army […]

  • 5 April 2012
    Equipment, Technology

      According to World Pumps, the new Weir Minerals sales and service centre in Nederweert, the Netherlands, has just supplied €750 000 worth of slurry pumps and spare parts to international marine contractor Van Oord. The slurry pumps and spare parts are for two new Van Oord cutter dredgers – the Athena and Artemis. Van […]

  • 28 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District has awarded the final construction contract for the Kissimmee River Restoration Project, a massive Everglades restoration project in Okeechobee and Highlands counties. The $17.8 million S-69 Weir and Canal Backfill construction contract was awarded to Herve Cody Contractor from Robbinsville, North Carolina on September 26. The contract involves […]

  • 18 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, said in their latest announcement that the armoring of the Canal 37 (Kissimmee River) embankment between Lakes Hatchineha and Kissimmee is set to start in January 2018. The armoring construction – part of the Kissimmee River Restoration Project – will span approximately 18 months, said USACE. As reported […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Environment Agency has completed the consultation on the environmental impact of the first phase of Exeter’s multi-million pound flood defence scheme. The first phase works will begin in June this year ahead of the main scheme, which is designed to reduce flood risk to properties on both sides of the river throughout Exeter. The […]

  • 11 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in cooperation with the City and County of Denver, CO will hold three public meetings to gather input on the Denver Urban Waterways Feasibility Study. The purpose of the study is to identify ecosystem restoration and flood risk reduction opportunities along critical areas of the South Platte River from […]

  • 20 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The phase 2 of the Exeter flood defense scheme will begin this June with the construction activities to take place over the next 2 years. The project – managed by the Environment Agency, Exeter City Council and Devon County Council – will cost around £32 million to complete and benefits from £6 million of government growth funding which was […]

  • 6 September 2011
    Research & Development

    Dorset’s famous River Stour has received a major boost with the successful completion of river restoration work at Glen’s Weir on the … (dorsetecho) [mappress] Source: dorsetecho, September 6, 2011;