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  • 20 March 2014

    Meemu atoll Muli reclamation project contract was signed on 11th March 2014. The ceremony which was held at the Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure was attended by Minister of Housing and Infrastructure, Dr. Mohamed Muizzu, MP Ahmed Nazim, Chief Executive Officer of Maldives Transport and Contracting Company, Mr. Ahmed Shiyam Ali and Meemu atoll council […]

  • 7 March 2014

    The Elkhart River Restoration Association has secured more than a third of the money needed to start Goshen Dam Pond dredging, reports The Elkhart Truth. This project, which is planned to be realized in 2015, will cost about $2 million in total. “Once the group gets to the halfway mark of $1 million, we can […]

  • 5 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The much talked-about plans of performing a dredging activity in the Agusan River may possibly push through after all members of the Mines and Geosciences Bureau arrived in Butuan City to conduct necessary preparations. This information was personally disclosed by the City Mayor Ferdinand M. Amante, Jr. in his speech during the groundbreaking and capsule […]

  • 13 September 2012

    A federal MP’s reservations about a coal terminal proposal on the mouth of the Fitzroy River in central Queensland, received a note of support from the Capricorn Conservation Council (CCC). Michael McCabe, the CCC spokesman, said: “This development would be very damaging. Balaclava Island is largely an intertidal mud flat mangrove area. It’s in a […]

  • 28 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Taylor Engineering has assembled a team of dredging experts to provide the City of Dunedin with a cost-effective means to compile pertinent field data and regulatory information to evaluate the feasibility of dredging Lake Sperry and portions of Cedar Creek. The firm will provide professional engineering, biological, and environmental, geotechnical, and field survey services to […]

  • 5 June 2012

    The Vanguard reports that the House of Representative Committee on Marine Transport has warned contractors handling the lower River Niger dredging to stick to the contract agreement. “The Nigerian maritime industry has to move to the next level and urged the contractors to work within the stipulated time in the agreement,” the House Committee Chairman […]

  • 17 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The President of the Maldives, Abdulla Yaameen Abdul Gayyoom, marked the completion of HA. Hoarafushi Shore Protection Project today. According to the latest Maldives Transport and Contracting Company’s announcement, main components of this capital development project included dredging of 16.360m³ of material, construction of 880 meters of revetment and a significant amount of sea outfall protection works. […]

  • 26 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency is about to launch an online public consultation into the detailed design of the Oxford flood alleviation scheme. According to the report, the EA is calling on communities to have their say on benefits and features that will make up the £120 million project to reduce flood risk to all homes and businesses […]

  • 4 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just published their “Annual Report”, in which they present an overview of the state of affairs of the IADC and its activities in 2015. The report highlights various projects that the Association has undertaken for the year. Highlights of the year include IADC’s 50th seminar in cooperation with […]

  • 26 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord, a Dutch contracting company that specializes in dredging and land reclamation, has acquired trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) ‘Contender’ from Dutch Abeko Marine. The vessel has a hopper capacity of 2,680 m3. This purchase allows Van Oord to strengthen its fleet in the small trailing suction hopper dredger segment. “Dravo S.A., our Spanish subsidiary, […]

  • 20 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The annual meeting of the Canal and River Trust’s North East Waterway Partnership will take place on November 26, in Castleford, West Yorkshire, from 12.00pm until 2pm. The event will enable people to discuss how, 200 years after they were built, the region’s canals and rivers can contribute to all areas of day-to-day life. Part of the plan, […]

  • 8 December 2011
    Research & Development

    The high-level Committee was appointed by the Union Shipping Ministry to conduct the study on technical and commercial feasibility of a new port. In order to determine an appropriate location for establishing the second key sea port in the country, the Committee members visited on Wednesday Nakkapalli, Chandanada and Vodarevu areas. About 5,000 acres are […]

  • 17 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    State cabinet has approved $2 million of Royalties for Regions funding for the Gingin Shire to address coastal erosion at Seabird. The works will involve a possible engineering solution to protect Seabird homes and property under immediate threat. A longer term strategy to treat erosion in Seabird will be investigated through the development of a […]

  • 15 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler announced that the U.S. House Committee on Appropriations approved legislation that would designate $30 million specifically for the purpose of small port dredging. As a member of the U.S. House Appropriations committee, Jaime has strongly advocated to make small port dredging a federal priority. Recently, Jaime took to the U.S. House […]

  • 4 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has lauded H.R. 2028, the U.S. House of Representatives’ fiscal 2016 Energy and Water Appropriations bill that passed last week, together with two bi-partisan amendments included in the bill. Of particular interest to AAPA is the portion of the bill that funds the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ […]

  • 11 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    This month, the Training Institute for Dredging (TID) commenced an elaborate training program aboard several dredging vessels owned by Huta Marine Works, the leading marine contractor in Saudi Arabia. The program includes staff training and several weeks of intensive on-the-job training for the vessels’ crew members. It follows an agreement reached between Huta Marine Works […]

  • 13 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    At the start of 2014, an agreement was reached between Huta Marine Works, the leading marine contractor in Saudi Arabia, and the Training Institute for Dredging (TID) and IHC Parts & Services – both part of the IHC Merwede group. This agreement concerns the delivery of an extensive life-cycle support (LCS) package, including training programmes, […]

  • 22 February 2012

      The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is committed to a comprehensive cleanup of the DuPont Pompton Lakes Works hazardous waste site in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey with full interaction with the community. Soil and sediment in areas of the former manufacturing site, the Acid Brook Delta and Pompton Lake were contaminated by mercury and lead, […]

  • 14 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Central Dredging Association has announced that their upcoming trademark biennial event – CEDA Dredging Days, is set to take place from 9-10 November 2017 at Ahoy Rotterdam. “In nearly 40 years, CEDA Dredging Days has grown to become the primary event for dredging professionals in the CEDA region. It’s where they expect to meet relevant […]

  • 15 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Members of the Diversion Authority voted unanimously on Thursday to recommend building 500 year flood protection for communities upstream of the Fargo-Moorhead area. A ring dike would be built around Oxbow, Hickson and Bakke. Homes in that area would be located in the Diversion Project’s Staging Area, but would be protected from flooding to a […]

  • 17 September 2013

    Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional Infrastructure and Services Andrew Stoner said that the Government is providing $360,000 to dredge the Swansea Channel this year. “The Swansea Channel is the marine gateway to Lake Macquarie, an outstanding recreational waterway that is loved by locals, tourists and boating enthusiasts alike,” Mr Stoner said. “Dredging in the […]

  • 8 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Essential beach management works that will protect the district’s coastline started last week in south-east England, informs the Folkestone and Hythe District Council (FHDC). The work – which involves the recycling and regrading of shingle beaches between Fisherman’s Beach in Hythe to Folkestone Harbor – always takes place around this time of year. Following the […]

  • 2 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The 2018 edition of Dredging in Figures, an annual review of the global open dredging market by the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC), is now available. The annually prepared report serves as a resource to entities interested in the financial development of the dredging industry. “The document focuses on the global dredging and maritime construction […]

  • 15 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The six-month-long Ettalong Channel dredging program has been successfully completed, according to the Member for Terrigal Mr Adam Crouch. As reported, around 30,000 cubic meters of sand has been removed during the works. This has created a 30 meter wide, 2.5 meter deep channel for recreational and commercial vessels to safely use. The dredging works […]

  • 24 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) CEO Hassan Shah has officially inaugurated S. Meedhoo harbor upgrade project on 24th October 2019. The ceremony was attended by Member of Parliament for Addu Meedhoo constituency, Rozaina Adam, Chairman Mohamed Faheem, other officials from MTCC and the people of S.Meedhoo. According to MTCC, they mobilized to begin S. […]

  • 26 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The second stage of the Cairns Shipping Development Project officially started today with the arrival of the backhoe dredger Woomera, which will soon begin clearing the hard clays from the Trinity Inlet. The 111m-long, German-built dredging vessel Balder R began its task on July 1 to open up the inlet for large cruise ships after […]