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  • 4 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Up to 157.260 million cubic meters of water-saturated sand have been dredged so far as part of the Suez Canal Development Project, said executive director supervising the dredging process Wagdi Zaki. This rate represents 62.9 percent of a total 250 million cubic meters that should be dredged as part of the program, he added. At […]

  • 26 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Following a press release issued this morning regarding an intended offer for Dockwise Ltd., Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. announces that it has acquired in excess of 8.5 million shares in Dockwise in the course of trading today. This shareholding represents slightly less than 22% of the shares in Dockwise. As previously announced, HAL Investments B.V. […]

  • 17 April 2012

    The Department of Drainage and Sewerage has disclosed that the canal dredging operation in 18 districts of Bangkok has now been 30% completed, believing the task will meet its deadline. According to Mr Sanya Cheenimit, Director of the Department of Drainage and Sewerage under the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA), there are 18 major locations undergoing […]

  • 26 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Following a press release issued this morning regarding an intended offer for Dockwise Ltd., Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. announces that it has acquired approximately 4 million shares in Dockwise in the course of trading today. This shareholding represents more than 10% of the shares in Dockwise. As previously announced, HAL Investments B.V. has irrevocably committed […]

  • 12 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van Oord had a better business result in 2013 than in 2012. The year closed with an almost equal turnover of EUR 1,641 million (2012: EUR 1,676 million). At EUR 130 million, the net profit was considerably higher than in 2012 (EUR 98 million), and the company’s order portfolio was similar to the previous year. […]

  • 6 May 2012

    A federal judge in Green Bay denied a paper company’s request to delay his earlier order to resume dredging along the Fox River, according to WTAQ.com. NCR Corporation was ordered last week to immediately restart clean-up efforts after it halted the project last year and filed a lawsuit. The judge laid out a strict schedule […]

  • 17 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    On December 27, 2012, the EPA announced a proposed cleanup plan for the Gowanus Canal, which includes removing some of the contaminated sediment and capping dredged areas. The proposed plan also includes controls to prevent raw sewage overflows and other land-based sources of contamination from compromising the cleanup. The cost of the cleanup plan is […]

  • 22 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Komatsu Europe International N.V. will present the new PC138US-11 short tail swing hydraulic excavator at the Bauma 2016 International Fair. The PC138US-11 has a net horsepower of 93.5 hp (69.7 kW), powered by a Komatsu SAA4D95LE engine. Alex Visentin, Product Manager at Komatsu Europe International, said: “The new PC138US-11 does much more than simply meet EU […]

  • 10 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Several measures are being taken to promote the inland waterways in the country, announced pib.nic.in. In a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha today, the Minister of State for Shipping Shri Milind Deora said that the Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) has undertaken Integrated National Transportation Waterways Grid Study through the […]

  • 6 April 2011
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    GE will begin the second phase of the Upper Hudson River cleanup in May 2011. The approach to dredging and disposal will be similar to what was undertaken in 2009, when 286,000 cubic yards, or 329,000 tons, of river sediment was removed. In 2011, approximately 350,000 cubic yards, or 400,000 tons, of sediment will be […]

  • 10 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    About 214 million cubic meters of water-saturated sand have been removed so far from the New Suez Canal project, according to the head of the Suez Canal Authority, Mohab Mamish. This figure represents almost 82.7 pct of the targeted 258 million cubic meters, Mamish said. The executive director of dredging works at the project, Wagdi […]

  • 10 September 2010

    We admire and share Frances Beinecke’s commitment to a cleaner Hudson River. But we would reach that goal along slightly different routes. Ms. Beinecke wants EPA to make a final decision on the size, scope and requirements for the second phase of the Hudson River dredging project this fall. She also wants GE to make […]

  • 6 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized its plan to clean up contaminated soil and sediment at the Lower Ley Creek area of the Onondaga Lake Superfund Site located in the City of Syracuse and Town of Salina, Onondaga County, New York. Discharges from nearby industries and a landfill have contaminated the soil and sediment […]

  • 4 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    The next meeting of the Hudson River PCBs Site Community Advisory Group (CAG) will be on December 5, 2013 at the Saratoga State Park Administration Building (19 Roosevelt Drive, Saratoga Springs, NY, 12866), Gideon Putnam Room. Meeting Agenda 1:00 Welcome, Introductions, Review September Meeting Summary 1:10 Project Update: Review of 2013 Dredging Season and Plan […]

  • 14 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Guimaras-Iloilo Ferry Terminal (GIFT) project is not yet ready for opening; there are still several works to be finished before its inauguration. This was reported by city administrator Norlito Bautista after mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog met on July 11 project stakeholders to include developer Double Dragon Properties, pumpboat operators, Philippine Coast Guard (PCG), Maritime […]

  • 25 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The next (virtual) meeting of the Hudson River PCBs Superfund Site Community Advisory Group (CAG) will take place on Thursday, May 28, 2020.  At the meeting, EPA will provide an update on status of various current project activities and the long-term monitoring activities (water, fish, sediment, and caps). According to their official announcement, EPA will […]

  • 1 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular interviews from the past year.   Interview with Piedroba: Offering More Business-Driven Solutions Piedroba Consulting Group (PCG), a Miami-based marine infrastructure consultancy firm specializing in project risk management, has continued to grow in 2018.   Royal IHC’s Erik van der Blom on Sustainable Dredging Approach […]

  • 7 March 2012

    The Washington Department of Ecology extended the public comment period on two draft reports detailing the results of a large-scale sediment sampling effort in Port Angeles Harbor. The comment period, which began Feb. 23, was extended to a 90-day comment period from a 30-day comment period and will now end on May 22, 2012. Rebecca […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    General Electric begins today the sixth and final season of one the largest and most complex environmental dredging projects ever undertaken in the United States. At the conclusion of this year’s work, approximately 3.3 million tons of dewatered sediment — 2.9 million cubic yards — will have been removed from the Upper Hudson River in a […]

  • 30 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Komatsu America Corp. recently introduced the PC210LC-10 hydraulic excavator. With a net horsepower of 158 hp (118 kW), the PC210LC-10 is powered by a Komatsu SAA6D107E-2 engine and is EPA Tier 4 Interim and EU Stage 3B emissions certified. Built upon a proven Tier 3 engine platform, Komatsu has leveraged its leadership in technology and […]

  • 9 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Piedroba Consulting Group (PCG) has just announced that they will receive proposals on behalf of its client for the maintenance dredging of the Leeward Channel in the Turks and Caicos Islands. The Turks and Caicos Islands are an island chain in the North Atlantic Ocean, southeast of the Bahamas, northwest of Puerto Rico and north of Hispaniola. The works include maintenance dredging (-12 […]

  • 6 February 2011

      A new Environmental Protection Agency website detailing the past, present and future of the New Bedford Harbor cleanup could be used a model for other Superfund-specific sites across the country. The New Bedford site, launched earlier this month, centralizes documents, slide show presentations, studies, charts and graphs that were previously spread across cyberspace. It […]

  • 18 April 2013

    Komatsu Europe International presented the new PC138US-10 short tail swing hydraulic excavator at the Bauma 2013 International Fair With an operating weight range of 13,400 – 14,467 kg, the PC138US-10’s short tail swing radius makes it an ideal machine for confined work areas such as one lane of traffic or urban environments. The EPA Tier […]

  • 30 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) will take a 20 percent shareholding in Chatham Rock Phosphate and assume a seat on the board, in a world-first for the undersea mining industry. It is the first time a major dredging company has taken a substantial equity position in an undersea mining project. Boskalis has been issued shares […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The port of Rotterdam achieved steady results in the first half of the year. Total throughput increased by 0.6% compared to the first half of 2013. Turnover in the first half of 2014 increased by € 8.6 million compared to the first half of 2013. This is primarily due to an increase in revenues from […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Mohab Mamish, the chairman of the Suez Canal Authority, stated that 86% of dry digging in the new canal has been completed, explaining that there is no influence on navigation at the Suez Canal. Mamish added that Houthis threats in Yemen to close the Strait of Bab el-Mandeb will not affect navigation in the Suez […]