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  • 27 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Bomo Edith Edna Molewa, the Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs of South Africa, has introduced a white paper which will allow government and private entities to begin the process of reclaiming land from the ocean for development. “The regulations seek to provide an administrative framework to implement sections 7B and 7C of the National Environmental […]

  • 23 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The official website of the eThekwini Municipality, KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa, has just announced that portions of the North Beach, Dairy Beach, Country Club and Battery Beach will be closed over the next couple of weeks for sand pumping operations. According to the eThekwini, the beaches will be closed to public for approximately 4 weeks. “Beach […]

  • 29 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The South African government’s Department of Public Works (DPW) has teamed up with the Coega Development Corporation (CDC) for a $31,8 million plan to upgrade thirteen Western Cape harbors. The project, spearheaded by DPW and implemented by CDC, seeks to boost the small-scale fishing industry and tourism in the area. “The project is tipped to change […]

  • 29 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    African Ports Evolution (26-28 August 2013, Cape Town International Convention Centre, South Africa) will address the readiness of African ports to receive the newer and bigger vessels, developing, improving and protecting port facilities; securing financing for marine infrastructure; managing congestion and increasing operational efficiency. The programme will feature leading presentations and case studies from Africa […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The grab hopper dredger “Italeni” last week arrived in Durban on her maiden voyage from the Bulgarian shipyard where she was constructed. She will replace the aging grab hopper dredger “Crane”, which has recently been equipped with a new grab crane that will now be transferred to “Italeni”. The dredger was built by IHC Merwede […]

  • 6 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    South Africa’s largest wetland rehabilitation project, the restoration of Lake St Lucia estuarine system, recently achieved an important milestone, according to iSimangaliso CEO Andrew Zaloumis. Mr Zaloumis said that iSimangaliso has accelerated the pace of work in the Lake St Lucia Estuary Restoration Program. As at 30 May 2017, 1.290 million cubic meters had been moved. “This […]

  • 18 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    African Ports Evolution (26-28 August 2013, Cape Town International Convention Centre, South Africa) will address the readiness of African ports to receive the newer and bigger vessels, developing, improving and protecting port facilities; securing financing for marine infrastructure; managing congestion and increasing operational efficiency. The programme will feature leading presentations and case studies from Africa […]

  • 16 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The South African Port of Ngqura, the first port in the world to have a fixed jet pump sand bypass system, is meeting its stringent dredging targets of 240 000 tonnes of sand per year, Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) said in its latest release.  “This is an achievement as we are complying with the Record […]

  • 8 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Now in its 4th year, Dredging and Port Expansion Africa event, taking place from 27 – 29 January 2015, will be held in Durban, South Africa. “Africa’s leading event will focus on partnerships for new projects, port accessibility and congestion management will provide you with strategies on how to develop your ports and terminals and […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has announced the date of the International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation in South Africa. The Seminar will be held from Monday 23 March through Friday 27 March 2015 in Cape Town. Since 1993 IADC, often in co-operation with local technical universities, has provided a week-long Seminar especially developed for […]

  • 26 November 2010
    Business & Finance

    CHEC office in South Africa received a letter of acceptance from TRANSNET and was awarded Ngqura Port dredging project , on Nov. 23. The value of the contract is ZAR 135,583,690.68 (approximately equivalent to USD 19.2 million). The project has been the first project which CHEC has successfully bid for in South Africa and also […]

  • 7 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) will host the Africa Economic Maritime Integration Conference on 4 and 5 November 2013 at the International Convention Centre in Durban, South Africa. The conference will feature 20 world-class speakers in the fields of economics, commerce and industry, banking sector, port operations, technology and innovation. “We envisage about 200 senior […]

  • 11 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Now in its 4th year, Dredging and Port Expansion Africa will take place on 27–29 January 2015, in Durban, South Africa. “Africa’s leading event focused on partnerships for new projects, port accessibility and congestion management will provide you with strategies on how to develop your ports and terminals and decrease the cost of doing business […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The successful and highly appreciated Simulator Training is brought to South Africa for the first time, in a joint effort by IHC Marine and Mineral Processing (IHC MMP) and the Training Institute for Dredging. The training will run for three consecutive weeks, starting March 16, 2015. Each training takes 3 days. After a successful series […]

  • 14 May 2012

    Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality in South Africa is known as the city of lakes. Ekurhuleni has been facing numerous challenges with the state of its lakes especially with the invasive plants and the build up of silt. Many solutions were researched and experimented without long-term answers. Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality is situated in South Africa’s manufacturing heartland. […]

  • 20 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    In March 2015, the Training Institute for Dredging (TID) successfully organised the first dredging simulator training course in South Africa. IHC Marine and Mineral Projects (IHC MMP) and TID hosted participants from the leading dredging and mining companies of southern Africa to IHC MMP in Cape Town for the three-day cutter suction simulator training. For this […]

  • 24 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology, Vessels

    Transnet National Ports Authorities (TNPA) Transnet Ltd. is the largest state-owned enterprise active in the logistics chain in South Africa. Every day, the company delivers thousands of tons of goods in and around the country. It administers and maintains railways, trains, logistic centres, fuel and gas pipelines, pump stations and cargo terminals in seaports. So […]

  • 6 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Dredging & Port Expansion Africa 2013 conference, hosted in Durban, is approaching. This conference, scheduled for 11-14 February, 2013, is the only event of its kind on the African continent, and is the essential gathering of maintenance and capital dredging and port construction and development thought-leaders from around the continent and the world. At […]

  • 11 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) will host the Africa Economic Maritime Integration Conference on 4 and 5 November 2013 at the International Convention Centre in Durban, South Africa. The conference will feature 20 world-class speakers in the fields of economics, commerce and industry, banking sector, port operations, technology and innovation. “We envisage about 200 senior […]

  • 9 October 2012

    Next month ports authorities and terminal operators from over 11 African countries are heading to Cape Town, South Africa to develop collaborative approaches to ports expansion and regional trade facilitation during the African Ports Evolution 2012 Forum that will take place at the Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront from 20 – 22 November 2012. The development […]

  • 12 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The 3rd Annual Dredging and Port Expansion Africa will again be the premier meeting place for port and dredging professionals in Africa. The event will dock in Durban, South Africa, from 28-29 January 2014. Case studies and updates from the latest port development projects in Africa including Angola, Ghana, Namibia, South Africa and more will […]

  • 24 May 2012

    IQPC has announced that the Dredging & Port Expansion Africa 2013, the inaugural Africa dredging event, is scheduled for 11-14 February, 2013. The host city will again be Durban, and this time the focus will be squarely on Africa north of the Limpopo – that is in addition to again covering South Africa’s dredging and […]

  • 14 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The 3rd Annual Dredging and Port Expansion Africa will again be the premier meeting place for port and dredging professionals in Africa. The event will dock in Durban, South Africa, from 28-29 January 2014. Case studies and updates from the latest port development projects in Africa including Angola, Ghana, Namibia, South Africa and more will […]

  • 19 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    African Ports Evolution (26-28 August 2013, Cape Town International Convention Centre, South Africa) will address the readiness of African ports to receive the newer and bigger vessels, developing, improving and protecting port facilities; securing financing for marine infrastructure; managing congestion and increasing operational efficiency. The programme will feature leading presentations and case studies from Africa […]

  • 22 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    IHC Merwede has been awarded the contract for the design, construction and delivery of a 5,500m3 trailing suction hopper dredger to Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) in South Africa. The new dredger will join TNPA’s existing fleet of IHC Merwede-built vessels which features the 4,200m3 TSHD ISANDLWANA (ordered in 2008) and the grab hopper dredger […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Preparation are well underway for the International Association of Dredging Companies’ (IADC) seminar on dredging and reclamation that will be held next moth, March 23-27, in Cape Town. The event is being organized for (future) decision makers and their advisors in governments, port and harbor authorities, off-shore companies and other organisations that have to execute dredging projects. […]