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  • 21 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Training Institute for Dredging (TID) scheduled its advanced pump and slurry course named “Slurry Transport in Dredging and Wet Mining” for May 19-22, 2014, in their training facilities in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands. In this advanced, 4-day training, emphasis will be put on the hydraulic transport of solids-water mixtures with centrifugal pumps and through pipeline […]

  • 14 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord: Dredger “Artemis” Commissioned (The Netherlands) Van Oord’s newest addition to its fleet, the self-propelled cutter suction dredger Artemis, will be moored in Rotterdam until 14 April 2013.   Germany: Boskalis Wins Elbe River Dredging Contract Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has acquired a contract from Wasser- und Schifffahrtsamt Cuxhaven to maintain part of […]

  • 5 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    North Queensland Bulk Ports (NQBP) are about to close the Port of Mackay breakwater to all vehicle traffic after new engineering analysis revealed significant damage to the structure. NQBP General Manager Engineering and Development, Rochelle Macdonald, said that initial assessments indicated the breakwaters had escaped the worst of the Tropical Cyclone (TC) Debbie with minimal damage. “Further investigations, […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Region- 2 (MGB R02) through MGB Regional Director Mario Ancheta confirmed that black sand dredging along the shorelines of Cagayan province has been stopped. Ancheta ordered the former black sand dredging permitees to conduct rehabilitation efforts in mining areas. He said that the mining companies should free the area with its dredging equipment. […]

  • 3 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Subcon has been awarded by Citic Pacific Mining (CPM) a contract for the design and supply of their scour systems for berth pocket stabilization at the Sino Iron Terminal at Port of Cape Preston. “The larger vessel size and deeper berth pocket means increases in bow thruster and main propeller wash velocities pose a significant scour erosion […]

  • 19 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen Dredging Equipment has launched a new DOP Dredger Series following the success of the DOP submersible dredge pump, which has proved its versatility across the globe. The company has built more than 20 DOP dredgers on a one-off basis and at least 380 DOP pumps. According to Damen, the DOP submersible dredge pump has been such a great […]

  • 12 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    As part of its ongoing renourishment program, Maroochydore Beach will receive a significant amount of new sand very soon, according to Andrew Ryan, Executive Director – Infrastructure Services at Sunshine Coast Regional Council. Beginning from February 15, the Sunshine Coast Council will pump more than 20,000 cubic meters of sand onto the Maroochydore beaches. “The key […]

  • 31 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    During their April 6th meeting at City Hall, the North Myrtle Beach City Council will consider second (final) reading an ordinance to establish a special assessment district regarding the proposed Cherry Grove dredging project. The proposed ordinance officially creates the Cherry Grove Improvement District (District), approves the “assessment roll” or listing of properties in the […]

  • 23 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has been awarded a contract by Fujian Mawei Shipbuilding Limited for two subsea knuckle boom cranes to be installed on the world’s first seabed mining vessel.  Delivery of the cranes is scheduled for Q1/2017. The order was booked into first quarter 2015 order intake. The 227m production support vessel has a […]

  • 13 December 2011

    The People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City has requested the City Department of Industry and Trade to coordinate with related …   (saigon-gpdaily) [mappress] Source: saigon-gpdaily, December 13, 2011;

  • 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 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DuPont’s Mayor Michael Grayum has signed two conservation agreements that are part of a collaborative effort to restore the Sequalitchew Creek Watershed. “These actions will strengthen the health of Washington State’s environment and economy,” Grayum said. “The easements ensure the shorelines and uplands we love so much will be enjoyed by our children and future […]

  • 9 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Newman Government’s Queensland Ports Strategy, released last week, is an invitation to the World Heritage Committee to place the Great Barrier Reef on the list of World Heritage Sites ‘In Danger’, announced greensmps.org.au. “We already have 20 ports on the Queensland coast where dredging will continue, and this strategy now allows expansion of five of […]

  • 4 April 2011

    The CEDA Dredging Days Papers Committee selected the following abstracts for the conference. The listing below also indicated the tentative setup of the technical sessions. The final programme will be designed after the completion of the peer review of the full manuscripts and the definitee acceptance of the papers. SESSION 1: Building with nature: from […]

  • 29 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District, issued its Periodic Inspection No. 10 report on the Dallas Floodway on September 25, 2014, which rated the system “Minimally Acceptable.” The new rating is an upgrade from the last such periodic inspection reported in 2009, in which the levees were rated “Unacceptable.” As a result […]

  • 28 September 2011

    Since the contractor working the Hernando Beach Channel dredging project switched to an all-mechanical operation, the county has been …   By Barbara Behrendt (tampabay) [mappress] Source: tampabay, September 28, 2011;

  • 24 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    One of Eddy Pump Corporation senior engineers, Phillip Rhyner has made it to the semifinals of the Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE competition. This is a major accomplishment in a worldwide competition for the 7 million dollar prize, reported Eddy Pump Corp. Phill heads up the Orca Robotics team, at the same time he is a […]

  • 20 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Marotechniek, a Dutch company involved in finding new solutions for the dredging, marine, offshore and industrial sectors, has developed a new electric underwater motor, which will have its inaugural showcase during the 2015 Europort exhibition. The unit, driven by a permanent magnet submersible motor, is especially suitable for waterborne sand mining. The motor features built-in ‘permanent […]

  • 1 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, received the Outstanding Value Methodology in Government Award sponsored by SAVE International during the SAVE Value Summit in Arlington, Va., on June 26, 2013. This award recognizes the Fargo, N.D. / Moorhead, Minn., Metropolitan Area Flood Risk Management Project for outstanding use of the value engineering […]

  • 9 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Over 600 people have used text messages to express their dismay and outrage and many others have pledged to stop a new coal terminal going ahead in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. The messages were delivered by Greenpeace to the office of marine engineering firm, Smithbridge Group, in Brisbane’s Murarrie suburb this morning. […]

  • 26 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

     Bell Dredging Pumps has successfully produced and delivered a fully line-of-sight remote controlled amphibious excavator to a customer in Oceania.  “All functions, including pump, side pontoon and power pack control can be operated from 200 meters away as well as from the cabin,” said Bell in its release. In accordance with their contract, Bell […]

  • 10 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    In response to an emergency request from a coalition of tribal, environmental and fisheries groups, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife proposed emergency rules to crack down on an upsurge of unregulated suction dredge mining in the state. The environmentally harmful mining process has been banned in California since 2009, but early in 2013 […]

  • 17 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Faculty members at Lamar University in the Center for Advances in Port Management, are tailoring a tool in the planning “tool kit” to help address an upcoming, major disruption to traffic through the Houston Ship Channel (HSC). “Because the Port of Houston is the nation’s busiest in foreign waterborne tonnage, third in terms of foreign waterborne commerce value and […]

  • 29 July 2010

    The Land and Survey Department here has cancelled the Temporary Occupation Licence (TOL) issued to a local operator to carry out sand … (dailyexpress) [mappress] Source: dailyexpress, July 30, 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;

  • 3 February 2010
    Business & Finance

    Kenmare Resources is the Irish, UK-listed owner of the Moma titanium mine in Mozambique. It’s had an interesting couple of years developing the mine, during which its share price has fallen from over 30p to less than 10p as it hit execution problems before recovering to the current 25p level. [mappress] Source: Stockpedia, February 2, […]