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  • 4 January 2010

    Navsari (Gujarat)– Continuous illegal sand mining in rivers that pass through Surat are not just affecting the natural course of these rivers, but also depleting farmers’ produce every year. Source: New Kerala, December 31, 2009 [mappress]

  • 7 March 2010

    Sea level rise creates new business opportunity and “green jobs” that we’ll see more of, borne from the effects of climate change, as sea levels rise. The first floating island has just been commissioned this week by the sinking island nation of the Maldives, from Dutch Docklands… [mappress] Source: Clean Technica, March 7, 2010

  • 9 February 2010

    Silchar — In a departure from its past stand, the Bangladesh government is all set to start dredging the Kushiara river which flows through Assam’s Karimganj district and enters the neighbouring country. [mappress] Source: The Telegraph, February 8, 2010;

  • 24 February 2010

    Mangalore February 24, 2010: The Karnataka State Fishermen Action Committee has appealed to the state government to immediately take up dredging of all fishing ports in Karnataka. The committee has averred that if not, next monsoons will be very difficult for fishermen and marine accidents may be a daily affair. [mappress] source: Mangalorean, February 24, […]

  • 11 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    With work completed on the South Dam, the refurbishment of Round Valley Reservoir will be moving to the North Dam this week, the New Jersey Water Supply Authority (NJWSA) said in their latest project update.  The segment of County Route 629 that parallels the Reservoir between Old Mountain Road and the Boat Launching area will […]

  • 8 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) and its federal partner, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), have awarded the construction contract for the Northwest Turtle Bay Marsh Creation Project in Jefferson Parish. This $12.5 million project will create and nourish 791 acres of marsh in the Barataria Basin and will be built by […]

  • 4 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Building and Land Technology (BLT), developer of Harbor Point in Stamford, CT, has reached a major milestone in the development of one of the largest brownfield cleanup projects in the Northeast.  BLT has now finished the active remediation of approximately 90 acres of formerly environmentally impacted land in the South End and Waterside neighborhoods of Stamford. […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection invites stakeholders — government representatives, scientists, environmental organizations, agricultural operators and others — to attend a meeting to discuss the draft Lake Okeechobee restoration plan (November 18, at Williamson Conference and Education Center, Okeechobee, FL). This is part of a series of meetings meant to develop and identify specific […]

  • 24 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    On January 14, the launch ceremony of the integrated development project of Hengqin New Area & the inaugural ceremony of CCCC South Investment Development Co., Ltd. with a total investment of 38 billion yuan took place in Zhuhai. With a total investment of 38 billion yuan, as CCCC’s largest single investment project, the integrated development […]

  • 2 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) said in their latest release that they are set to begin maintenance dredging at Amrun, on behalf of Rio Tinto, between May 1-5 inclusive. “The dredge vessel ‘Brisbane’, as well as support vessels, have restricted maneuvering capability so boaties are asked to take note of the warning flags and […]

  • 5 March 2018
    Business & Finance

     Sand replenishment operations started last week at Cardiff State Beach, marking one of the first milestones in a $120 million, four-year effort to restore the San Elijo Lagoon. During the last week, restoration crews completed the assembly of a dredge in the San Elijo Lagoon’s central basin and started with pumping of nearly 8,000 […]

  • 5 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Deputy Commanding General, Major General Rick Stevens, spent two days with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ North Atlantic Division this week. Major General Rick Stevens yesterday participated in a pre-construction inspection of areas on Staten Island where the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, will shortly […]

  • 15 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Ocean City Mayor Jay Gillian, in his last week’s address, shed some light on the city’s beach replenishment project, expected to begin in May of 2015. The full text of his December 12 statement can be found below: “This week I learned of the planned schedule for the beach replenishment project in the south end of Ocean City […]

  • 19 June 2012

    Port Hacking navigation channels dredging began yesterday, reports theleader. The sand dredged from the Hacking River will be used to recreate an artificial sand reef or “sand slug” close to the shoreline along Cronulla’s beaches. Dredged material was expected to protect the sea wall. Depending on weather conditions, the dredge will remove material from channels […]

  • 24 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Republic of Maldives’ President, Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, has inaugurated the new harbor in Nolhivaranfaru Island, South Thiladummadulu Atoll. During the ceremony the President unveiled the monuments placed to inaugurate the island’s new harbor. The Nolhivaranfaru Island’s harbor is 700 feet long and 250 feet wide. During this visit, the President also attended the […]

  • 17 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation announced yesterday the receipt of an award for a $23.4 million contract with an additional $11.2 million in options to construct a beach berm and dune at Fire Island Inlet to Moriches Inlet, New York. Fire Island is a barrier island that helps protect back-bay communities along Great South Bay […]

  • 30 March 2010

    The Turkish government is going to support Bangladesh in dredging its rivers and in implementing the much-expected Dhaka Medical College and Hospital Phase-II project inside the existing hospital premises. [mappress] Source: The Daily Star, March 31, 2010

  • 31 December 2009

    The Union shipping ministry has identified 17 projects to be executed on public-private partnership, or the so-called PPP, basis… Source: DNA, December 31, 2009;

  • 20 November 2009

    THANE: In a unique incident of its kind, the Mumbra police seized a dredger boat along with suction machine on Sunday evening to unearth an unlawful sand dredging racket off the coast of Mumbra… Source: Times of India, November 20, 2009;

  • 11 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Eyemouth Harbor Trust has just released a video about the ongoing dredging operations in the harbor. Hopper barge MV Sandsend and dredging pontoon ‘Saltwick’ have been brought in to complete the dredging operations in the entrance area and ‘the canyon’. Uniquely positioned on Scotland’s south-east coast, the Eyemouth Harbor was last dredged in 2014. This year’s dredging […]

  • 28 August 2012

    The San Diego beaches replenishment project is scheduled for the next month. A lot of sand will be pumped from the ocean floor onto beaches from the South Bay to North County. According to kpbs.org, the dredging vessel that will undertake the job is on its way to San Diego and should arrive next weekend. […]

  • 22 July 2013

    In results announced at the regular Board meeting, South Carolina’s public seaport system continued above-market growth during fiscal year 2013. Container business at the Port of Charleston was up nine percent in the fiscal year that ended June 30, with 1.56 million 20-foot equivalent units (TEUs) handled during the past 12 months. “The shipping industry […]

  • 12 May 2010
    Business & Finance

    The excursion is organized for and by the joint youth organizations of the Port of Rotterdam, South Holland Department of Public Works, Young PIANC, CEDA Young and the Young Water Architecture Builders Builders Association of Water. The program for Wednesday, June 9 is both, fascinating and informative. Exciting because we get a tour of the […]

  • 18 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved the city of North Bend’s updated shoreline master program. North Bend’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration along the city’s eight miles of shorelines on the South Fork and Middle Fork of the Snoqualmie River. “The city of North […]

  • 16 May 2012

    Gator Dredging will begin dredge activities in six canals in the southeast Cape this week. The contractor is building holding cells to retain the fill material. Operations will be limited to Monday Friday from 7 a.m. 7 p.m. Residents should expect equipment noise from the work activity during the daylight hours. The six canals are: […]

  • 17 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comments on its draft Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact for Trestle Bay Restoration Project.  Trestle Bay is a 628-acre bay located about six miles upstream of the Mouth of the Columbia River, in Fort Stevens State Park, Clatsop County, Oregon. The Corps is […]