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  • 17 February 2010

    At least five sand-dredging boats have begun mining operations off the coast of Koh Seh (Horse Island) in Preah Sihanouk province, an official said Tuesday, in an apparent violation of a sand-export ban ordered by Prime Minister Hun Sen on two occasions last year. [mappress] Source: The Phnom Penh News, February 17, 2010

  • 30 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Tomlinson Group, an Ottawa based company involved in quarrying, construction, trucking and environmental industries, has released a video about their Harvey Pit DSC Shark Class dredge and its sand plant. The video covers the entire production process, from initial dredging to final product. The sand that is being dredged from 65 ft below is processed in many […]

  • 5 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Today, at a community meeting in Saratoga Springs, officials from the Environmental Protection Agency will report on the Superfund cleanup, of a toxic chemical called polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) from the Hudson River, that is significantly ahead of schedule. Environmental groups, business leaders and elected municipal officials say that with time and capacity to spare, General […]

  • 12 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Environment Minister Mark Butler’s decision to defer his consideration of the dredging application for Abbot Point Coal Terminal comes as no real surprise, Queensland Resources Council Chief Executive Michael Roche said. ‘It was always going to be difficult for him to make a calm and reasoned decision in the hothouse political environment of an election […]

  • 23 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society has accused multi-national mining companies of breath-taking hypocrisy over calls for ‘tighter port regulations’. Felicity Wishart, Great Barrier Reef campaign director said calls for tighter port regulation were stunning given the same companies strong push for governments to cut environmental protection legislation or so-called ‘green tape’. “The mining companies have […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    After the completion of the sea trials, the Spanish shipyard Construcciones Navales de Norte in Sestao has delivered the Fall Pipe & Mining Vessel “Joseph Plateau” to Jan de Nul. This 191,5 m long vessel will be used for precise rock dumping to a depth of 2,000 m. The system for the unfolding of the […]

  • 15 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Swansea is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with dredging in Swansea, Mass. Dredging is proposed in the Cole River and Mount Hope Bay in the waters adjacent to Ocean Grove Avenue at 458 Ocean Grove […]

  • 12 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A coalition of scientists, business owners, Australian elected officials, and civil society groups from the U.S. and Australia, including the Sierra Club and Friends of the Earth U.S., have sent a letter to U.S. Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im) Chairman Fred Hochberg calling on the Bank to reject any proposal to finance Adani’s coal mine, railways and export […]

  • 29 May 2012

    The Globes reports that the Israel Chemicals Ltd. has announced that the High Court of Justice rejected petitions filed by the Israel Union for Environmental Defense and the Movement for Quality Government in Israel against Israel Chemicals subsidiary Dead Sea Works, the Israeli government and the Ministry of Finance over the government’s decision on a […]

  • 23 March 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has reissued its Nationwide Permits (NWPs), authorizing work in streams, wetlands and other waters of the United States under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899. The new NWPs took effect March 19, 2012 replacing the existing […]

  • 31 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) is currently working through more than 100 responses to the draft East marine plans, logging all the comments individually so that they take all views into account. “Our first ever marine plans consultation – a real milestone for the organisation – closed on 8 October after the July launch of […]

  • 27 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Ukrainian company NIBULON has taken part in an International Conference “Innovation in Agrofood and Logistics” in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The event was held last week with the assistance of Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Embassy of Ukraine in the Kingdom of the Netherlands. According to the company, the goal of the event […]

  • 30 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Interest in tendering for the many projects that comprise the new fixed link across the Fehmarnbelt is significant. On Monday, Femern A/S, the client on the tunnel project, received seven applications for prequalification for the establishment of a new substation. This is a highly positive sign, said Johnny Restrup-Sørensen, Contract Director at Femern A/S. ”It […]

  • 20 November 2020
    Business development, Technology

    Millions of cubic meters of seabed material is dredged and pushed around every year for various purposes. Disturbing the seabed constitutes a source of pollution and while dredging supports fundamental needs of societies, tough legislation is in place to protect the marine environment and keep pollution in check. Environmental protection agencies around the world are […]

  • 5 March 2010
    Equipment, Technology

    Shipowners may run into both heavy fines and imprisonment as a consequence of lacking international rules for organic load in sewage plants. Many sewage plants may simply be too small. The issue will be a hot topic at the upcoming Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA) conference in London from March 10 to 11… Source: […]

  • 24 June 2010

    The Australian Government has approved the Albany Port Authority’s plans to dredge deeper access to Princess Royal Harbour. It is one of the last obstacles in the way of Grange Resources proceeding with its proposed Southdown magnetite iron ore project at Wellstead. Only State Government approval for the dredging is needed and this is expected […]

  • 20 April 2010

    MUMBAI: The Vasai revenue officials conducted a raid at the Vaitarna Creek in Dolvi, Khardi and Khaniwade villages in Thane district and busted the sand mafia operating in the area on Sunday.Bhiwandi sub-divisional officer Revati Gaikar said she and her staff went in three boats to check the sand dredging. Nearly 600 people were involved […]

  • 5 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On the Egyptian coast, a desalination plant is being constructed and Damen is taking significant role in this project.  The program includes a 500m long, 10m wide and 4m deep sea water inlet channel. According to the Dutch defense, shipbuilding and engineering conglomerate, this channel will be created using a DOP150 dredge pump. “The submersed pump […]

  • 9 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced revised and renewed nationwide permits (NWPs) necessary for work in streams, wetlands and other waters of the United States. The new NWPs will take effect March 19, 2017, and replace the existing permits, which expire on March 18, 2017. “Our nationwide permits are an important tool in encouraging […]

  • 4 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    CEDA has added online seminars to its palette of platforms to exchange knowledge and best practice experience. The first CEDA Webinar will take place on 23rd of April at 3:00 pm, Europe Summer Time (Brussels). The impacts of underwater sound on aquatic life have become a very important environmental issue. This is because many forms […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Greens are calling on Queensland Resources Council (QRC) to cancel their blatant propaganda campaign as a report out today, commissioned by the Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS), shows dredging and dumping will cause significant damage to the Great Barrier Reef. “This report is yet more evidence showing dredging and dumping for ports and […]

  • 6 August 2013

    Congresswoman Chellie Pingree announced that the Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a contract for the dredging of Portland Harbor. “With so many large ships coming in and out of Portland, it’s absolutely critical to have a navigable harbor,” said Pingree. “The cruise ships, tankers, fishing boats, cargo freighters, and more that bring millions of […]

  • 27 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Thirteen senators from Great Lakes states wrote yesterday to leaders of a House-Senate conference committee considering major water resources legislation, asking them to include funding for Great Lakes navigation projects as they resolve differences between House and Senate bills. The letter, from members of the Senate Great Lakes Task Force to the chairs and ranking […]

  • 4 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    A bank stabilization project Black River in La Crosse County may result in the “incidental taking” of a rare mayfly, massasagua rattlesnake, and butterfly mussel under an authorization the Department of Natural Resources proposes to issue for the project. Incidental take refers to the unintentional loss of individual endangered or threatened animals or plants that […]

  • 18 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Three countries have announced their intention to form a coalition for a global advocacy for large delta areas. The new initiative was discussed at the UN World conference on disaster risk reduction on 16 March. The tentative name is Delta coalition and the launching countries are Colombia, Japan and the Netherlands. Parliamentary vice-minister Kenichiro Euno […]

  • 28 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen Services Brisbane, the Queensland service hub for the international Damen Shipyards Group, has taken its seminar on the road. Earlier this month, Sydney City Marine hosted a 1 day technical seminar on vessel automation systems. Damen Services Brisbane has mobilized the complete automation simulator which was set up to compliment the training presentation. An […]