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  • 26 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    With total throughput of around 110 million tons, the Port of Hamburg set a new record in the first nine months of 2014. Almost all throughput segments contributed their share to this growth, which at 5.7 percent was outstanding compared to the same period of the previous year. Container handling, dominating in Hamburg as a […]

  • 22 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El Sisi is closely following up the developments related to the New Suez Canal Project, said Head of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish. The project is moving in line with the scheduled timeline, he added during a celebration organized by the Arab Academy for Science Technology and Maritime Transport (AASTMT) […]

  • 9 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The IQPC’s 8th Annual Dredging & Reclamation Summit 2016 will take place from 15th to 17th November in Brisbane. This year’s summit will focus on improving cost efficiency, reducing lead time and ensuring the sustainability of dredging operations across industry. As Federal, State and Local governments move to protect their environmental resources, there is uncertainty […]

  • 7 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The port of Antwerp is co-sponsor of the “8th European Conference & Exhibition on Inland Terminals” being held in Liège on 21 and 22 November. In the past Antwerp has also hosted the conference. This year the focus is on the way in which seaports and hinterland ports interact in their strategies for value creation. […]

  • 11 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Bina Puri Holdings Bhd and China Communications Construction Dredging Group Co., Ltd. (CCCC Dredging) signed an agreement yesterday to form a consortium which will build the Kuantan Waterfront Resort City (KWRC). The KWRC project, worth RM15 billion (around $3.6 billion), will be developed entirely on reclaimed land and is designed to be the capital city’s first integrated resort, leisure and […]

  • 12 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    Forty years ago a group of professionals in the dredging industry launched Terra et Aqua. One hundred and twenty-five issues later, it is clear how far-sighted these people were. According to the first editor, Terra’s “aims are to disseminate information useful to the civil servant, politician or financial expert who is involved in local problems […]

  • 18 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

                    DEME: Dredging Simulator, New Office Building The Flemish Minister-President Geert Bourgeois has laid the foundation stone of the new DEME office building in Zwijndrecht. He also put into operation the brand-new high-tech dredging simulator.   VIDEO: Leonardo Da Vinci’s Mud Dredger The biggest science and technology museum […]

  • 7 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    VIDEO: Land Reclamation in Singapore from 1984 to 2012 A large-scale of land reclamation has been undertaken in different parts of Singapore since the 1960s.   Indofin Group Acquires Majority Stake in IHC Merwede (The Netherlands) Indofin Group, the investment company, owned by the De Bruin family, has acquired a majority shareholding of 62% In […]

  • 11 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter (R-La.), top Republican on the Environment and Public Works Committee, today sent a letter to Colonel Richard Hansen, Commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New Orleans District, regarding the Corps’ recent decision to expropriate private land in order to fulfill their mitigation requirements under the West Bank and Vicinity […]

  • 14 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The seemingly simple question of what governs the shapes of river channels has been a longstanding challenge for geologists and civil engineers. A new study led by scientists at University of California, Santa Cruz, shows that the amount of sediment a river transports is a key factor in determining river channel geometry and the size […]

  • 9 July 2013

    The partially submerged and rusting Waipa Delta pontoon has been successfully removed in a joint operation by Waikato Regional Council and Hamilton City Council. The pontoon erected on the Waikato River near Memorial Park, just north of Victoria Bridge, was used by the Waipa Delta river tour operation for 24 years from 1985. But there […]

  • 15 July 2013

    Falkirk Council has announced a plan for the River Carron dredging program. These works will involve dredging of a sediment bar from the bed of the River Carron beside Dunipace Bridge and will consist of: – Site establishment; – The removal and disposal of Japanese knotweed from the riverbed (approx. 35m3); – The removal of […]

  • 18 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Cleveland recently petitioned the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works to modify the description of the Cleveland Harbor navigation project in law to prevent sediment dredged from the Cuyahoga River from being placed in Lake Erie. That request has now been supported by a bipartisan group of six US Congressional Representatives from Ohio. […]

  • 11 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, in cooperation with the Flood Diversion Authority, is conducting geomorphic field surveys alongside the Red River of the North tributaries near Fargo, North Dakota, and Moorhead, Minnesota, starting today. “Our survey teams will be collecting riverbank and riverbed data and placing survey monuments in the ground […]

  • 3 August 2020
    Environment

    J.E. McAmis, Inc., has completed pile removal and in water sand capping of the Astoria Marine Construction Company (AMMCO) site in Astoria, OR. The site was contaminated with hazardous chemicals from historical ship manufacturing and repair operations. Contamination was in soil on the property and in nearby riverbed sediment in the Lewis and Clark River […]

  • 22 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Salix, a company involved in spillway and shoreline protection, silt removal (lake desilting/dredging), wetland ecological enhancement and habitat creation schemes, has just completed a project to help to improve wildlife habitats on a section of the chalk River Nar at Pentney, near Kings Lynn in west Norfolk. Working together with the Norfolk Rivers Trust, Salix […]

  • 7 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Rep. Henry A. Waxman wrote to the Army Corps of Engineers to ask the agency to initiate regular dredging at Marina del Rey. Marina del Rey, the largest man-made marina in the United States, requires dredging every three to five years. “Marina del Rey is an anchor for tourism, recreation, and public safety in Los […]

  • 22 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    Independent research on Chatham Rock Phosphate (CRP) prepared by Edison Investment Research says the most significant risks relating to the project are easing. “CRP is moving closer to demonstrating a commercially and technically viable undersea mining project, risks still remain but the most significant are easing.” “Doubts over the technical viability of undersea seabed mining […]

  • 22 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CFE has announced that they are expecting that certain companies in the construction and the multitechnics division have incurred further losses. The losses incurred during the second half year will be higher than those recorded during the first half year. Specific difficulties encountered by some entities of the multitechnics division will furthermore lead to an additional goodwill impairment. […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) announces that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Sudamericana Agencias Aereas y Maritimas S.A. (SAAM) for a joint harbour towage operation within the American Continent. The partnership would involve two joint ventures and is between SMIT, a wholly owned subsidiary of Boskalis, and SAAM. The geographic scope […]

  • 16 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Canadian firm EnGlobe has won the international tender to dredge and clean up the riverbed of the Kishon River. Environmental Protection Minister Gilad Erdan made the announcement at an event on Tuesday, attended by Canadian Ambassador Paul Hunt and Barry Ellis, EnGlobe’s International Business Development director. EnGlobe, an environmental services company with rich experience in […]

  • 4 December 2012

    North Bay Resources Inc. updated investors on operations at its Fraser River Project near Lytton, British Columbia. The update included expanding the size and scope of the property by more than 65%. “The excavation of test pits at the Fraser River Project began on schedule earlier this month, and a series of test pits has […]

  • 8 April 2014

    The dredging of the Kishon River has officially begun, with the ultimate goal of eliminating the pollution that has plagued the riverbed for decades. Israeli Environmental Protection Minister Amir Peretz inaugurated the Kishon River dredging project at a ceremony on the riverbank on Monday, April 7, 2014. The moment is an historic one that comes […]

  • 10 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Fox River Cleanup Project is moving into the final stage with the 11th season of dredging works now underway in Brown County. According to the project spokesman Scott Stein, the 11th season should be the final year of dredging activity removing PCB’s from the riverbed. Scott Stein also added that since the start of dredging […]

  • 2 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) continues to make progress on the Center for River Studies and Mississippi River Physical Model in Baton Rouge. Model panel assembly is kicking off and the digital projection system is being calibrated, CPRA said in its latest announcement. The Center will house the Expanded Small Scale Physical […]

  • 27 April 2010

    PLAQUEMINES PARISH — Plaquemines Parish officials would like to see more projects that dedicate a dredge operation in the Mississippi River for the sole purpose of mining soil from the river’s bottom to build new marsh. That was the case last year with a dredge that was placed in the river… [mappress] Source:2theadvocate,April 27,2010;