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  • 24 December 2010

    Australia’s mining giant Rio Tinto Ltd has won the approval from the Western Australian (WA) government for its multi-billion dollar iron… (people) [mappress] Source: people, December 24, 2010;

  • 28 July 2011

    On July 26, 2011, Assembly Bill 120 was approved by Governor Brown. Among many other measures, the bill imposes important new factors into… (yubanet) [mappress] Source: yubanet, July 28, 2011;

  • 22 February 2010
    Business & Finance

    LR-Fairplay reports that Fortescue Metals has announced that it will postpone a key phase of a major iron ore mine, port and rail development until 2013. [mappress] Source:wotnews,February 22,2010;

  • 16 March 2011

    Today, U.S. Senator Jim DeMint (R-South Carolina), chairman of the Senate Steering Committee, introduced the Army Corps of Engineers… (thestatecolumn) [mappress] Source: thestatecolumn, March 16, 2011      

  • 15 September 2020
    Technology

    Dragflow has just released these beautiful photos of their DRP120 remote controlled dredger, working in a mining sedimentation pond in Ecuador. Dragflow, together with its local partner JACOL – Ecuador (Andres Colomer Bolivar, Cecilia Lima, Juan Pablo Zañartu) has just finished the delivery and commissioning of a new remote control dredge equipped with a dredging […]

  • 20 October 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, San Francisco District is currently working on a feasibility study that will evaluate coastal storm and flood risk management alternatives for the 7.5 miles long San Francisco Waterfront. Specifically, the study area runs from Aquatic Park to Herons Head Park. This highly urbanized area supports commercial, residential, recreation, tourism […]

  • 8 January 2012

    Jakarta Provincial Government efforts in minimizing flood by plastering Mookevart River is refused by residents of RT 01/12, Rawabuaya Urban…   (beritajakarta) [mappress] Source: beritajakarta, January 8, 2012;

  • 21 June 2010

    Historically, “out of sight, out of mind” has proven an effective policy when it comes to reducing costs, for big and little business alike.   [mappress] Source: odt, June 21, 2010;

  • 19 January 2011

    Illegal mining of sand along Mumbai and Maharashtra’s picturesque Konkan coast is threatening to destroy the fragile western coastline. This… By Viju B (timesofindia) [mappress] Source: timesofindia, January 19, 2011;

  • 4 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Over the next two weeks, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will oversee Honeywell Specialty Materials LLC’s collection of sediment samples from Lake Linden Beach and Torch Lake in the Village of Lake Linden in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The sampling is required to determine the extent of contamination from heavy metals and polychlorinated biphenyls, or PCBs, and […]

  • 25 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    ‘Coasts and Marine Structures’ conference will take place from 23-25 March, 2015, at Pullman Brisbane King George Square, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Times are changing for the Coast and Marine industry, over the last 15 years the mining construction boom has allowed the industry to expand rapidly and enjoy record-breaking demands for increased services. But as they […]

  • 8 December 2011
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    In pursuing efforts to gain international expansion, IHC Merwede is looking forward to declaring the acquisition of several Asian shipyards in the upcoming quarter, Reuters reports. The global market leader for efficient dredging and mining vessels and equipment, IHC Merwede is well equipped for future expansion. Earlier this year, the company secured the financial backing […]

  • 21 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 17th International Conference ‘Transport and Sedimentation of Solid Particles’ will take place from 22-25 September in Delft, the Netherlands. For more than 40 years these conferences have been a traditional place of meeting and active debates of scientists, engineers and leading authorities in different aspects of transport of solid particles. The conferences have supported […]

  • 2 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The old parties have today refused to support an Australian Greens’ motion calling on the Abbott Government to rule out using federal taxpayer funders to pay the big mining companies to dump their dredge sludge on wetlands for the Abbot Point coal port. “The Newman Government wants to use state and federal taxpayer money to […]

  • 21 October 2011

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has been awarded a contract for the mining of bauxite in Lelydorp nearby Paramaribo, Surinam. The contract value is approximately € 125 million and the contract was awarded by Suralco L.L.C., an indirect joint subsidiary of Alcoa Inc. and Alumina Ltd. Work is set to commence shortly and it is […]

  • 4 December 2009
    Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    DHAHRAN — Saudi Aramco has issued an overview of measures taken to safeguard the marine habitats close to its shallow-water Manifa field development in the Arabian Gulf… Source: Offshore, December 3, 2009

  • 11 May 2010

    BANGKOK—Cambodia is devastating its coast by dredging vast quantities of sand to sell to tiny Singapore for expansion projects, with… [mappress] Source: boston, May 11, 2010;

  • 3 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Greens announced a new policy in Brisbane today to stop offshore dumping of dredge spoil in the Great Barrier Reef, being dug up at record rates for new coal and gas ports. “It’s time Julia Gillard and Tony Abbott started treating the Great Barrier Reef as a natural wonder of the world and […]

  • 5 May 2010

    IHC Merwede is delighted to announce that it has strengthened its position in the market for deep sea dredging and mining with the strategic… [mappress] Source: IHC, May 5, 2010

  • 31 January 2012

    Diversified PSU BEML is eyeing south-east Asia, Africa and South America markets for supplying earth moving equipment for the mining sector…   (livemint) [mappress] Source: livemint, January 31, 2012; Image: bemlindia

  • 7 October 2011

    Though the proposal was firmed up relatively late as compared with similar projects that have been pending for long, Ponnani has become the… By Mony K. Mathew (thehindubusinessline) [mappress] Source: thehindubusinessline, October 7, 2011;

  • 17 November 2011

    Boaters are about to stop running aground now that dredging has begun in three Bonita Springs waterways, but many are disappointed that …   By Andrea Stetson (news-press) [mappress] Source: news-press, November 17, 2011;

  • 2 August 2011

    Beach renourishment equipment that is now sharing the beach with many sunbathers in Jacksonville. Sunday morning, Channel 4 news got… (news4jax) [mappress] Source: news4jax, August 2, 2011

  • 14 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has welcomed a decision made by the Australian Labor Party to end taxpayer funding support for the Adani coal mine and port project that will require dredging in the Great Barrier Reef waters and dumping in its precious wetlands. Felicity Wishart, AMCS Great Barrier Reef campaign director said that […]

  • 1 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Researchers from Deltares, Delft University of Technology and IHE, have found that the eroding of sand beaches is less dramatic than is generally assumed. There are more sandy beaches that grow worldwide, than ones that shrink. This is the outcome of the study by the researchers who analysed changes in 50,000 beaches over a 35-year […]

  • 21 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Underwater gold mining for a long time has been a very labor intensive and often low yielding process. Divers are often put into freezing cold and often dangerous waters in order to dredge gold rich sands to make their fortunes. Currently the biggest issues stem from the ability to operate at depths of greater than 25 […]