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  • 28 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Canal and River Trust has published a summary of their three-year business plan 2015-2018, which sets out how they plan to raise the money to look after the waterways over the next 36 months and where they plan to spend the money. The document, from chief executive Richard Parry, reports an encouraging financial situation at the […]

  • 28 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Waterway restoration will be at the top of the agenda during a special workshop taking place in May aimed at starting to overcome some of the big challenges facing restoration groups across the country. The workshop, being hosted by the Canal and River Trust and The Inland Waterways Association, is intended to become an annual […]

  • 27 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Canal and River trust welcomed proposals unveiled by Birmingham City Council (BCC) for the creation of a new canal quarter as part of the city’s vision for using HS2 as a catalyst for regeneration and growth. “We have been leading the work, alongside BCC and other partners, to ensure the development of HS2 in Birmingham […]

  • 28 May 2020
  • 9 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Richard DeWan has joined Geosyntec Consultants as a senior consultant and environmental scientist based in New Jersey. He has more than 30 years of experience specializing in sediment and dredged material management, sediment remediation, site investigation and remediation, and large-scale brownfields redevelopment initiatives. Mr. DeWan’s practice focuses on the development of innovative solutions to the […]

  • 29 June 2012

    Making repairs and dredging the Albany-Santiam Canal between Seventh Avenue and the Union Pacific Railroad track crossing will begin shortly after Sept. 1., reports democratherald.com. The Albany City Council this week awarded the contract to Richard Phillips Marine. The contractor has previous dredging experience. Albany-Santiam Canal works include removing sediment, plants and other debris to […]

  • 10 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Dredgers Association of Nigeria urged the Federal Government yesterday to provide incentives to indigenous dredging operators to enable them compete with foreign counterparts, according to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). The Association’s Executive Secretary, Richard Ntang, said that the incentives are necessary because their foreign counterparts could send them out of business. “Government should create […]

  • 20 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    President Donald Trump recently appointed Maj. Gen. Richard G. Kaiser as the president of the Mississippi River Commission (MRC) and Col. Paul E. Owen as a member of the commission. Commission appointments are nominated by the President of the U.S. and vetted by the U.S. Senate. Kaiser is the commander and division engineer of the […]

  • 12 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Canal and River Trust said in its latest release that they have completed £1 million of improvement works to the Rochdale Canal between Sowerby Bridge and Hebden Bridge in Yorkshire. “We have rebuilt canal walls along a five-mile stretch of the 200-year-old waterway between locks 3 and 7 after they were badly damaged during […]

  • 6 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Caterpillar Marine has just released the latest episode of their “Stories From The Sea” in which they highlight importance of the trailing suction hopper dredger Isandlwana’s work in the Richards Bay waters.  Richards Bay is Africa’s second largest port industrial port. Keeping business flowing at full capacity is vital to the fast-growing economy in southern […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The President of Ghana, John Dramani Mahama, recently paid a brief working visit to the Takoradi Port to acquaint himself with the progress of the expansion works after cutting the sod late last year. The Director-General of the Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority (GPHA), Mr. Richard A. Y. Anamoo, hosted the president and showed him […]

  • 1 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) has given Transnet National Ports Authority’s (TNPA) Port of Richards Bay, South Africa, the green light to construct its multi million-rand floating dock infrastructure. The new $96 million floating dock facility, which will be located at the port’s Small Craft Harbor, forms part of the $302 million capital investment plans […]

  • 7 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    First customer for the latest Richard Smalley 363MkII amphibious dredger is Barry Westby Groundworks of Broadway, Worcs . This updated design has a larger 63 kw ( 83.5 bhp) at 2,500 rpm water cooled diesel engine, lifting capacity increased by 20%, capable of loading a full 400 l bucket every time. All controlled by electric […]

  • 30 July 2012

    According to savannahnow.com, the Georgia Ports Authority plans to intervene in a federal lawsuit challenging the $650 million deepening of the Savannah River shipping channel saying its contractual and economic interests are at risk. The Authority wants the river shipping channel deepened to handle larger ships that will be routinely calling when the Panama Canal […]

  • 9 March 2012

    North Jakarta’s Tanjung Priok port should be able to handle nearly double its current quantity of intermodal shipping containers when a Rp 17 trillion ($1.9 billion) revamp is completed by 2017, says Richard J. Lino, the president of state port operator Pelindo II. Once the project is completed, it may further reduce the number of […]

  • 16 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency is about to hold a public drop-in session ahead of the construction of Dawlish beach management scheme. The session will take place on Thursday, 26 January, 3pm to 8pm, at Mount Pleasant Inn, Dawlish Warren. It will give residents the chance to find out about the £14 million Dawlish beach scheme which […]

  • 24 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The management of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has expressed optimism that the long-awaited dredging of the Escravos Bar would begin in the following months, The Sun Nigeria informs. The Escravos Bar dredging program is part of measures being put in place to make the Warri Port commercially viable. Managing Director of the NPA, Ms Hadiza […]

  • 29 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Harris County Flood Control District will hold a virtual Community Engagement Meeting for the Barker Reservoir Watershed Channel De-silt and Repair Program. The purpose of this meeting is to inform residents about the status of the Barker Reservoir Watershed Channel De-silt and Repair Program and share project information. The virtual meeting will be held […]

  • 1 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Twenty years ago this month, a unique research facility was opened at HR Wallingford’s facilities in Oxfordshire, UK. The UK Coastal Research Facility (UKCRF) gave engineers and scientists access to an experimental facility to investigate the complex interaction of waves, currents, sediments and coastal structures. It also sparked a fruitful 20-year collaboration between HR Wallingford’s […]

  • 17 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Natural Resources Wales (NRW) recently started maintenance work on sea defenses along the Machynys Peninsula in Llanelli that will provide protection for over 1700 homes and businesses from flooding. The work is being carried out along a 4.5km stretch of the defenses. It will strengthen the existing defenses, that protect 1746 properties, making sure they […]

  • 7 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    “There’s an enormous potential, the dredging sector promises to be very busy in the near future,” says Richard Brakenhoff of Rabobank. The Sector Specialist is responsible for the financial institute’s Dredging Outlook and spoke to us about the ahead of his presentation at the Dredging Today Conference in October. Brakenhoff explains that while the dredging […]

  • 13 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Dr. R. Peter Richards and the city of Lorain are the recipients of the 2014 Ohio Lake Erie Awards presented by the Ohio Lake Erie Commission (OLEC). OLEC honors one person and one organization each year that have worked to protect and restore Lake Erie and its watershed. Since 1995, 19 individuals and organizations have […]

  • 20 April 2011

    Dredging is well underway and reclamation is set to commence again following the commissioning of a new dredger at the Port of Richards… By Ronelle Ramsamy (zululandobserver) [mappress] Source: zululandobserver, April 20, 2011    

  • 26 October 2010

    The captain of the Willamette Queen Sternwheeler, Richard Chesbrough, is proposing to dredge the Willamette River. He says some parts are so… By Michelle Andujar (willamettelive) [mappress] Source: willamettelive, October 27, 2010;

  • 27 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Labor Member for Bellarine and Minister for Environment, Lisa Neville, today announced maintenance repairs and works to extend the groyne at Point Richards boat ramp in Portarlington. Following a storm in winter last year, the rock groyne at the Point Richards boat ramp was breached and damaged by high swells. The Andrews Labor Government is […]

  • 5 April 2012
    Vessels

    The Surrey based marine civil engineering firm was looking to enhance its fleet of river tugs and has designed the new boats to satisfy the varying demands of Land & Waters projects and clients. The design strategy was for a small highly manoeuvrable shallow drafted tug incorporating a catamaran hull. Due to the diversity of […]