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  • 7 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The thousands of boaters visiting the Lancaster Canal each year are set to benefit from improved facilities, as the Canal & River Trust has completed work to rebuild the moorings at Hest Bank. The project has been shaped by The Lancaster Canal Focus Group which is responsible for coordinating the views of local boat owners who […]

  • 14 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Claire Greenwood, a member of Land and Water Services’ senior management team has had a journal on spot dredging activity published by the institute of Civil Engineers. Claire’s paper ‘Preserving canals through innovating maintenance spot dredging’ goes on to describe how the innovative use of coastal dredging technology adapted for use on inland waterways can […]

  • 9 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Canal and River Trust has introduced a plan to carry out a £15 million dredging scheme in the next two years as part of their £80 million 10-year dredging program.  The Trust has agreed a two-year extension of the dredging contract with Land & Water to complete the increased amount of work. The program […]

  • 16 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Canal & River Trust (UK) has announced an update on a £43.6 million winter works program being performed across England & Wales. According to the update, dredging has been completed on the Macclesfield Canal and on the Worcester & Birmingham Canal, where the Trust has removed 27,000 tons of contaminated sediment at Titford Pools. In […]

  • 17 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has just released an update on the Temasek Fairway dredging operations, located west of Jurong Island. According to the MPA notice, dredging work in these areas will be undertaken from 16 January to 15 March 2017. High spot dredging will be carried out by a dredger, supported by flat […]

  • 28 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers delivered to Congress its Fiscal Year 2019 Work Plan for the Army Civil Works program Nov. 20, 2018, which included $4 million for dredging the Houma Navigation Canal in the New Orleans District. According to the Corps, the $4 million will fund dredging of inland reaches on the canal, […]

  • 6 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Canal and River Trust has announced a £3m package of additional investment in the waterways to improve the experience for boaters and other visitors. Around £2m will fund dredging projects on the Erewash Canal, Trent & Mersey and a number of sections of the North Stratford Canal. “This completes the full £7m dredging program […]

  • 2 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ dredge MURDEN arrived in Ocean City Friday and began carrying out Assateague Bypass dredging operations Saturday. According to the Corps, the MURDEN is scheduled to work in the area for about a month, and will be removing material from in and around the channel, with an emphasis on the […]

  • 5 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Specialist environmental contractor Ebsford Environmental has been appointed by the Canal & River Trust to a national framework designed to support the maintenance and protection of 2,000 miles of waterways in England and Wales. After a competitive tender process, Ebsford was selected to provide minor works which will support the Trust’s 10-year National Dredging Contract. Ebsford […]

  • 10 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Canal and River Trust (CRT) today published its draft winter maintenance program for 2017-18, saying that throughout this period the trust intends to spend £26.9 million on dredging and repairs to bridges and embankments. Dredging is planned across the network, at sites including the Macclesfield, Chesterfield, Lancaster and Grand Union amongst others, with a […]

  • 3 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Following the conclusion of CHC’s consultation with stakeholders on the planned design optimization and changes to the next phases of the Cowes Outer Harbor Project (OHP), the Harbor Advisory Committee has confirmed its support for the completion of the optimized scheme as proposed by CHC. No definitive and final decision has been made as yet […]

  • 5 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The River Weaver Navigation, in Cheshire, is ship shape again, thanks to a major dredging program by the Canal & River Trust charity. The Trust, which cares for the Weaver Navigation and 2,000 miles of waterways, has just finished an extensive five month project to deepen a two mile stretch of the river from Saltersford […]

  • 27 November 2012

    The Inland Waterways Association has welcomed the announcement by Canal & River Trust that it will increase its spending on dredging over the next ten years. In a speech to the AGM of the Association of Pleasure Craft Operators on 23rd November, John Dodwell, Canal & River Trust trustee explained that a ten year dredging […]

  • 30 April 2012

    Urban waterways in California have the highest levels of pollution from heavy metals and industrial organic compounds, according to an online report containing data and tests collected from all over the state by the State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board). The Stream Pollution Trends (SPoT) monitoring program is the first consistent assessment of […]

  • 25 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    As the final winter works are being carried out, the Scottish Canals unveiled yesterday a new pilot scheme to increase the amount of staff time and resources devoted to dredging in the Lowland Canals. In recent years the Scottish Canals seen an average of 80 boats transit the Forth & Clyde, and whilst interest in the Kelpies […]

  • 13 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) yesterday announced the eighth nomination running to receive the Safety Award 2019 – Jan De Nul’s solution for protection of falling overboard from a dredger. No one knows better than the crew of a dredger where the dangers lie on board a vessel. When the crew of the […]

  • 5 June 2014

    Philippine President Benigno Aquino announced that Chinese ships have been spotted in disputed reefs in the Spratlys island chain. China has deployed ships that are similar to the ones used to reclaim land in Johnson South Reef. The vessels were spotted around Gavin and Cuarteron Reefs, The Straits Times reported. The Spratly Islands dispute is […]

  • 25 September 2012

    Plans to close a popular fishing spot because of low water has prompted calls for the Betsie River dredging program. “The city officials filled out a permit application with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the state Department of Environmental Quality for to dredge the mouth of the Betsie River where it meets Betsie […]

  • 14 March 2013

    The Glace Bay harbour dredging program is nearing its completion, reports The dredging project, undertaken by J&T Van Zutphen of Port Hood, commenced on Janary 8, 2013. The Department of Fisheries and Oceans conducted a sound test to ensure the appropriate depth of the harbour. Regarding this, Herb Nash, chair of the Glace Bay […]

  • 2 December 2010

    It’s business as usual for the sand dredging mafia in Thane district, in the absence of any auctioning of the 20-odd sand-rich spots here… By Nitin Yeshwantrao (indiatimes) [mappress] Source: indiatimes, December 3, 2010;

  • 17 September 2013

    Bangkok City Hall asserts it is ready to handle the heavy downpours during this period, although the quantity of rainwater is forecast to be higher than in the same period of last year. City Hall’s Drainage and Sewerage Department director Adisak Khanti revealed that City Hall’s flood prevention control center expects 70-80% of Bangkok to […]

  • 23 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord, offering innovative solutions for dredging, marine engineering and offshore energy projects (oil, gas and wind), has been reinforcing weak spots along the Noord-Holland coast by using a total of 35.5 million m³ of sand and planting 640,000 m² of marram grass.  The Hondsbossche and Pettemer Sea Defense no longer met current safety standards and was classified as one […]

  • 23 November 2020

    DEME Group’s cutter suction dredger (CSD) ‘Vlaanderen XVI’ is currently working in one of her favorite “sweet spots” along the Belgian coast. The CSD is performing a maintenance project, dredging sand in the harbor of Blankenberge and spraying it directly to the foreshore via a 750m floating pipeline. On a yearly base, the harbor channel […]

  • 12 January 2011

    Packery Channel, a popular surfing and fishing spot between Padre and Mustang islands, will be re-dredged this fall…   By Jessica Savage (caller) [mappress] Source: caller, January 12, 2011

  • 23 May 2011

    Alternatives to dumping tonnes of dredged material from the River Tamar into the sea off a Cornish beauty spot are to be examined by a new c… (thisiscornwall) [mappress] Source: thisiscornwall, May 23, 2011;

  • 4 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work is set to begin on the final stage of the $120 million Channel Risk and Optimization Project (CROP) at the Port of Port Hedland in April, with a dredging company appointed to undertake the work, reports the Government of Western Australia. According to the government officials, the project will deliver a refuge zone and an […]