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  • 2 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Bahrain’s HRH Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa has ordered the relevant authorities in the country to stop extracting sand and to prevent operations in the marine areas north of Muharraq and around the Jarada Island. According to his orders, the freezing of operations will be applicable until a study on the impact […]

  • 7 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dragflow, an Italian manufacturer of heavy duty pumps and complete dredging equipment, recently delivered two EL604B pumps for the Moungo river sand extraction project in Cameroon. The river, known for having the best quality sand for construction purposes around Douala, is 150 kilometer long, rising in the Rumpi Hills and swelled by tributaries from Mount Kupe and the Bakossi mountains. Moungo […]

  • 23 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In order to remove sand from seabed and allow the oil pipes maintenance, DRAGFLOW has delivered a specifically designed machine to one of the largest contractors in the oil and gas industry. “We attached 2 Hydraulic Pumps HY85 to a shell that we designed and created, to cover the pipe (diameter is approximately 1 meter). […]

  • 28 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    From May to October 2014, in the Hanty-Mansiysk Region, DRAGFLOW Russia had operated for sand extraction, in order to make foundation for an Oil Rig tower. The project was undertaken for Bur-Neftegaz, a unit of Bashneft, one of the largest producer of oil products in the country. The equipment included a DRAGFLOW Remote Control Dredge and […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

      Earlier this year, in the Hanty-Mansiysk Region, DRAGFLOW Russia had operated for sand extraction, in order to make foundation for an Oil Rig tower. The project was undertaken for Bur-Neftegaz, a unit of Bashneft, one of the largest producer of oil products in the country. The equipment included a DRAGFLOW Remote Control Dredge and DRAGFLOW […]

  • 26 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    THE government is going to formulate a policy to stop haphazard sand extraction from different rivers as unplanned sand extraction is harming the country’s aquatic resources… [mappress] Source: The New Nation, January 23, 2010;

  • 24 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    One of the biggest sand quarries on the Moungo River in Cameroon is now relying on Dragflow pumps for their sand extraction. The Moungo river in Cameroon has always been known for having the best quality sand for construction purposes around Douala. According to Dragflow, one of the main issues in this area was the […]

  • 22 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Northern Ireland’s Department for Infrastructure has taken decisions on six planning applications including the call not to issue a Stop Notice for sand dredging at Lough Neagh. According to the release, the Department has carefully considered the Lough Neagh Court of Appeal Judgement from 28 June 2017, concerning sand extraction from Lough Neagh. The legal […]

  • 17 October 2010

    The state-wide ban on sand extraction from riverbeds is badly affecting construction projects across the city. The Bombay High Court had … By Ashutosh Patil (mumbaimirror) [mappress] Source: mumbaimirror, October 17, 2010;

  • 20 February 2013

    Dragflow HY400 and 2 EXHY35 – the Volga River dredging program. Dragflow dredging equipments are widely used in underwater excavation and dredging activities. Dragflow pumps are design to work both in shallow seas, or fresh water areas, as well as in deep water applications. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, February 20, 2013

  • 11 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dragflow, an Italian manufacturer of heavy duty pumps and complete dredging equipment, recently received four orders for custom-made dredgers. Under the first contract, five dredgers, model DRH300E23, will be delivered for sand and gravel extraction in Middle East. The dredgers are equipped with a Dragflow hydraulic pump model HY300 and a CAT C13 engine. They […]

  • 6 October 2010

    In the wake of recent Bombay High Court order imposing a state-wide ban on sand extraction from river-beds, developers in Mumbai have asked… (indianexpress) [mappress] Source: indianexpress, October 7, 2010;

  • 15 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    TV Dredging has been nominated by Hoftijzer Verhuur- en Aannemingsbedrijf to build a new deep suction dredger and booster pontoon. The new custom-build vessel will be used for sand extraction. The in-house engineered vessel – type TVD DSD 35 DE – will have a dredging depth of 37m. The main vessel measures 20,00m long and […]

  • 20 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Rijkswaterstaat needs millions of cubic meters of sand every year to maintain the Dutch coast and protect it from the coastal erosion caused by major storms. That sand comes from the seabed. A permit is needed to extract the sand and an environmental impact report is needed in turn to obtain a permit. Rijkswaterstaat works […]

  • 30 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dragflow, an Italian manufacturer of heavy duty pumps and complete dredging equipment, is continuing the development of new products addressing the changing needs of dredging industry. As 2015 is nearing its end, we took the opportunity to speak with Mr. Roberto Martinelli, Dragflow Director, about the company’s 2015 business highlights, achievements and plans for the […]

  • 28 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Newcastle will seek clarification on the NSW Government’s position on offshore sand extraction for nourishment and replenishment of Stockton Beach, following a successful Lord Mayoral Minute at this week’s Council meeting. The minute cited advice from the UNSW’s Water Research Laboratory (WRL), commissioned by the NSW Government’s Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH), […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dragflow, an Italian manufacturer of dredging equipment specialized in solid pumping solutions, has been very busy in the last six months seeing excellent business growth and substantial product development.  The company also moved its headquarters to a larger, bigger space where they will continue to create and innovate. “We are growing big, but always keeping the same goal: […]

  • 30 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Royal IHC has released a time-lapse video made by IHC service engineers during a customer visit in Germany.  The video shows the IHC built trailing suction hopper dredger, Amazone, dredging in the port of Hamburg. A trailing suction hopper dredger is a sea-going vessel that can suck up sand from the sea floor and transport it […]

  • 4 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The California Coastal Commission staff and Cemex have reached a proposed settlement to end its sand mining operations in Monterey County, pending approval by the 12-member commission board at its July meeting. Cemex has agreed to stop extracting sand from the last beach sand mining operation in California, resolve its financial liabilities under the Coastal […]

  • 28 August 2012

    According to thedailystar.net, illegal sand dredging is threatening the newly opened Shaheed Abdur Rob Serniabat Bridge over the Kirtankhola River. Muhammad Nazrul Islam, superintending engineer of Water Development Board, stated: “The sand extraction from the riverbed is gradually weakening the foundation of the embankment and making the region vulnerable to floods and erosion.” Thedailystar.net also […]

  • 14 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    After several years of careful preparation, the construction of Maasvlakte 2 has been in full swing since 1 September 2008. Maasvlakte 2 is the western expansion of the Rotterdam port area in the North Sea. A total surface area of 2,000 hectares will be created by spraying on sand off the coast. This sand will […]

  • 31 August 2010

    Besides the many trailing suction hopper dredgers already seen on Maasvlakte 2, two cutter suction dredgers are now at work. These special vessels ‘cut’ the soil under water free with a rotating cutter head, suck it up, and pump it to the right destination via a pipeline (floating as well as over land). This cutting […]

  • 18 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Sunshine Coast Council recently held a meeting to discuss the 2019 Maroochydore Beach Renourishment Project. During the meeting the attendees talked about the Maroochydore Beach project, where every two years since late 2013 council contractors extract sand from the lower Maroochy River to replenish the shoreline of Maroochydore Beach, protecting it from natural erosion. […]

  • 10 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (December 4-10, 2017).   Dutra Completes Port Canaveral Dredging Program Port Canaveral has completed the deepening of the West Turning Basin, which now allows deeper draft access to the port’s container cargo facility operated by GT USA at North Cargo […]

  • 1 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    With the order of the ‘Bonny River’ at Royal IHC, the Belgian dredging, environmental and marine engineering group DEME is investing in a new generation of trailing suction hopper dredgers which will be trendsetting in coastal protection and dredging hard soils. With this dredger, DEME is responding to the macroeconomic trend of maritime sand extraction […]

  • 30 March 2012

    A fossilised otter skull trawled from the bottom of the North Sea off the coast of the Netherlands last year is approximately 9000 years old. This otter fossil was found together with the remains of mammoths and other mammals dating from the ice age. 14C dating shows that this carnivore did not live between 50,000 […]