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  • 23 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Corporation of India Limited’s (DCI) Non-Executive Employees Union yesterday served the indefinite strike notice to the management to protest against the Central Government’s decision to sell the entire stake of the company (73.47%), local media reports.  According to the union notice, the strike is expected to start from December 6. The strike notice was […]

  • 11 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) employees plan to go on strike today, demanding declaration by the central government that the public sector unit with its corporate office in Visakhapatnam would not be privatized, local media reports. “Unions representing the non-executives and crew and petty officers of the Dredging Corporation of India Ltd have given call […]

  • 6 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector New Orleans received a report yesterday that approximately 5,300 gallons of crude oil leaked from a pipeline after it was struck by a Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company’s dredger. The vessel was conducting dredging operations near Bay Long, Louisiana. The pipeline – owned by Harvest Pipeline Company – is reported as […]

  • 8 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The suspension of productive work on the Panama Canal’s Third Set of Locks Project that began on April 23rd, after a decision made by the Construction Workers Union (SUNTRACS for its initials in Spanish) while negotiating working conditions with the Panamanian Chamber of Construction (CAPAC), is keeping the construction paralyzed. Once this strike call is […]

  • 16 December 2011

    The Cochin Port is on the verge of another strike with two major trade unions, the Cochin Port Staff Association (CPSA) and the Cochin Port…   (ibnlive) [mappress] Source: ibnlive, December 16, 2011;

  • 13 October 2010

    Dredging Corporation of India Ltd has announced that the Company is a Government of India Undertaking under the administrative control of… (equitybulls) [mappress] Source: equitybulls, October 13, 2010;

  • 13 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced the completion of the first round of dredging at Port Bay, the first of 20 dredging sites selected across the region to address a backlog of projects at harbor navigation channels along the southern shore of Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River. The $15 million regional dredging initiative […]

  • 3 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Congressmen Garret Graves and Seth Moulton yesterday introduced the Creating Opportunity and Sustainability Through Science (COASTS) Act, which will help ensure that coastal communities are more resilient and sustainable in the face of coastal degradation. Specifically, this legislation: Directs the Secretary of Commerce, through NOAA, to develop and carry out a competitive grant program focused on […]

  • 5 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The ongoing agitation of the Dredging Corporation of India’s employees against the proposed sale of equity has intensified after an employee of DCI reportedly ended his life in Vizianagaram district yesterday in protest against the move, The Hindu Business Line informs. The body of N. Venkatesh (29) was found near the railway track near Nellimarla in Vizianagaram […]

  • 4 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District Regulatory Division, has received a new Programmatic Biological Opinion (PBO), referred to as ‘JaxBO,’ from the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS). The main aim of PBO is to address consultation requirements for certain activities that may affect federally listed threatened and endangered species occurring throughout the State […]

  • 26 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 20-26, 2017).   GLDD Takes Delivery of ATB Hopper Dredge Ellis Island Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has taken delivery of the new build ATB hopper dredge Ellis Island and tug Douglas B. Mackie after successful completion […]

  • 31 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Jon Tester has announced $2.1 million in federal disaster assistance for Fallon County to help the community recover from a highly destructive tornado that touched down in Baker in June of last year. “When disasters strike, we need to help folks on the ground pick up the pieces,” Tester said. “This funding will provide the people of […]

  • 27 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker yesterday announced the awarding of a combined $7.8 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to fund storm resiliency and flood mitigation efforts in South River, Wildwood and Strathmere.  “These grants will help bring our state one step closer to full recovery from Superstorm Sandy, while protecting […]

  • 8 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. EPA has issued a final rule to designate the Eastern Long Island Sound Dredged Material Disposal Site to receive dredged sediment from ports and harbors in Connecticut and New York that has passed stringent testing requirements and for which practicable alternatives are not available. The Eastern Long Island Sound Disposal Site (ELDS) is […]

  • 4 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    New laws about Queensland ports will strike a balance that allows the limited removal of port material and still meets international commitments to protect the Great Barrier Reef. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said that the government was responding to the Cairns community and its three local members: Treasurer Curtis Pitt, Member for Cairns Rob Pyne and […]

  • 28 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dutch and Colombian participants have played a port game during the economic mission to Colombia in Cartagena, which was led by the Dutch Minister Schultz van Haegen of Infrastructure and the Environment.  The game is a part of the Port of the Future project, a green port concept that Deltares has developed in conjunction with […]

  • 25 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, will host the 92nd Coastal Engineering Research Board (CERB) meeting on September 1-3, 2015, at the district’s headquarters building in Galveston, Texas. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the U.S. Gulf region’s engineering challenges with nature, and nature-based systems to enhance the resilience of coastal […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    A recently released U.S. Army Corps of Engineers report concludes that the risk of coastal flooding is increasing in the Northeast because of rising sea levels and changing climate, and that without improvements to the current planning and development patterns along the coast, the impact of the next large hurricane to strike the Northeast could […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Queensland-based civil construction and dredging company Hall Contracting has commended the state government on its recent decision to dispose of dredge spoil from the Abbot Point Coal Terminal at the T2 industrial site just weeks after coming into power. Hall Contracting Managing Director Cameron Hall said environmental concerns surrounding the Abbot Point Coal Terminal had […]

  • 4 December 2014
    Business & Finance

      The community has been invited to have a further say on an LNP Government strategy that would prevent dredged material from expansion at the port of Abbot Point being placed in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning Jeff Seeney said the Abbot Point Port […]

  • 4 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A key strategy to protect the Great Barrier Reef and create up to 28,000 jobs in Galilee Basin mines has been submitted to the Commonwealth Government for approval. Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Planning and Infrastructure Jeff Seeney said the Abbot Point Port and Wetland Strategy would pave the way for dredge material […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Dutch flood defense policy is no longer solemnly about building more storm surge barriers and higher embankments, stated Bart Parmet, staff member Dutch Delta program Commissioner at the opening plenary of the second conference Deltas in time of climate change in Rotterdam on 24 September. There are little concrete constructions in our new Delta program […]

  • 17 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    North Queensland families have heard firsthand how the Queensland Government will help protect the Great Barrier Reef through a strategy to use dredge material from port development on land, rather than conventional sea-based disposal methods. Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning Jeff Seeney told a public meeting in Bowen that the […]

  • 12 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Los Angeles-Long Beach Harbor, located approximately 25 miles south of downtown Los Angeles in San Pedro Bay, is protected by three breakwaters: San Pedro Breakwater, Middle Breakwater, and Long Beach Breakwater. Two high-use ports are located within the harbor: the Port of Los Angeles and Port of Long Beach. On or about August 26, four […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nashville District, said that the 2014 Old Hickory Lake Shoreline Management Plan is finalized and available to the public. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Great Lakes recently approved the amended plan, which includes the input collected from public meetings held in January and letters received since the previous […]

  • 22 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Shoalhaven Citywide dredging feasibility study is now complete and has formed the basis of four funding applications to the State Government’s ‘Rescuing our Waterways’ Program. Three of the four grant applications lodged on April 14 were for dredging activities at Sussex Inlet Channel, Currambene Creek, and Lake Conjola. The fourth grant application proposes to […]

  • 8 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, is scheduled to complete construction of the $1.3 million Half Moon Reef project April 11 to restore 12 acres of sub-tidal reef and habitat located within the northernmost extent of the Half Moon Reef in Matagorda Bay, Texas – one of the largest restoration projects around the […]

  • 3 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new Reef Facts campaign has been launched to cut through the misinformation about the Great Barrier Reef. Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection, Andrew Powell, said the false and extreme claims had the potential to damage the state’s reputation, if they were not addressed. “This Government is doing more to protect the Great Barrier […]

  • 20 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, has officially commenced the beach renourishment project at Folly Beach, starting the estimated five month long process of placing 1.5 million cubic yards of sand to restore 5.34 miles of beach.  The beach renourishment is being conducted as part of a 50 year agreement with the City […]