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  • 5 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Tyne Gorge is very prone to silting and must be constantly dredged to maintain its depth. This video shows dredging program next to the Cemex Jetty at Jarrow. Port of Tyne and UK Dredging vessels work constantly to keep the river clear. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, June 5, 2013

  • 16 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Environment Agency is currently dredging at both banks of the River Parrett downstream of Moorland House Farm. They have so far removed over 7,600m³ of silt along a 445 metre length. There are currently 3 excavating machines working 5 days a week. “We are spreading silt to land for agricultural betterment with permission from […]

  • 22 April 2013

    The chairman and chief executive of the Somerset Consortium of Drainage Boards described a meeting with two Defra ministers on the Somerset Levels to discuss flooding as ‘encouraging’. Peter Maltby, Chairman, and Nick Stevens, Chief Executive, pressed the case for Government to help fund flood alleviation works for the Somerset Levels with Farming Minster David […]

  • 25 October 2010

    Campaigners are celebrating after important dredging work was carried out on the River Avon. After years of calling for silt to be scraped… (thisisgloucestershire) [mappress] Source: thisisgloucestershire, October 25, 2010;

  • 8 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The first woman Master in the UK Marine Aggregate Dredging Sector, Georgina Carlo-Paat, has recently completed her first tour of duty aboard CEMEX UK Marine aggregate dredger, the Sand Heron. Georgina is in command of one of four CEMEX dredgers that operate in waters around the UK, which provide approximately 18% of CEMEX aggregates, used […]

  • 9 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    HR Wallingford will be the organizer of a two-day course which is aimed to provide an overview of the environmental aspects of dredging, the latest technology and equipment that apply to dredging and the management of dredged material. The event is set to take place on 12-13 December 2018 Howbery Park, Wallingford, UK. Dredging is […]

  • 24 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As flood waters recede, Worcestershire Wildlife Trust (WWT) is calling for long-term sustainable solutions to deal with flooding for both people and for wildlife. Peter Case, Water and Wetlands Officer for the Trust, explained: “Our sympathy is with those individuals and local communities that have been affected by the recent flood events and we are […]

  • 30 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    CEDA-UK technical seminar on “Delivering Connectivity – the role of dredging in major infrastructure projects” starts tomorrow (December 1st) at the Institution of Civil Engineers London office. In countries around the world dredging plant is playing an essential role in the delivery of major infrastructure schemes that enhance connectivity at national to global scales. For the December […]

  • 22 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    ABP’s operating division UK Dredging (UKD) has celebrated the 50th anniversary of one of its key dredging vessels – the Cherry Sand. To mark the occasion, UKD invited some of the vessel’s original crew members, now retired, along with other guests, to join the current crew aboard the Cherry Sand in her home Port of […]

  • 4 March 2011

    Following the Broads Authority’s successful project dredging Candle Dyke, near Martham, last year and the re-creation of a trial island at… (bymnews) [mappress] Source: bymnews, March 4, 2011

  • 12 December 2011

    Milford Haven Port is the biggest port in Wales, the third largest in the UK, and is one of the largest oil and gas ports in northern Europe. With 25 per cent of the UK’s petrol and diesel provisions as well as up to 30 per cent of the UK’s gas requirements being handled through […]

  • 8 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Lerwick Harbour has again demonstrated its deep-water capacity and capabilities, this time by simultaneously accommodating two giant support vessels and the successful offloading of a 10,000 tonne subsea oil storage tank, destined for west of the Shetland Islands. The sheltered port’s facilities and proximity to the Solan Field, being developed by Premier Oil 90 kilometres […]

  • 28 October 2010

    Laurence Hogg, a member of CanalScape BCN, the Yahoo newsgroup that focuses on the Birmingham Canal Navigations, reports that BW have plans… (waterwaywatch) [mappress] Source: waterwaywatch, October 28, 2010;

  • 13 April 2010

    PHASE two of the most ambitious conservation project in 20 years is now underway at Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal, near Ripon… [mappress] Source:ripongazette,April 13,2010;

  • 7 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Over 300 industry guests gathered at the Port of Liverpool yesterday to toast the launch of Peel Ports’ landmark deep water container terminal Liverpool2. Sir Bobby Charlton and ‘King’ Kenny Dalglish pushed the button on the start of dredging and launched a dazzling display of fireworks over the site of the new terminal in the […]

  • 13 April 2012

    According to EveningTimes, the dredging operation on the River Clyde is to get underway in Glasgow. This dredging maintenance work will start on Monday at Kelvin Harbour. Work to remove the sediment that is washed down the River Kelvin will be carried out by the plough dredger, Ben Crom, which is operated by Coastworks of […]

  • 2 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    A Port of Blyth maintenance dredging project is set to begin on July 4, the port said in their latest release.  This maintenance dredging scheme will be conducted at the port approaches, main navigational channel and operational commercial berths. The Port of Blyth dredging work will include frequent trips to and from the spoil deposit […]

  • 18 August 2011

    King Coal has helped the Port of Tyne smash another river record – for the second time in a fortnight!   By TERRY KELLY (shieldsgazette) [mappress] Source: shieldsgazette, August 18, 2011

  • 6 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    A Port of Blyth maintenance dredging scheme is set to kick off today, the port said in their latest release.  According to the official announcement, this dredging campaign, scheduled to last for a period of approximately 7 days, will be undertaken at the port approaches, main navigational channel and operational commercial berths. The Port of […]

  • 13 July 2012
    Research & Development

    Plans to carry out a small-scale dredging trial in Falmouth harbor to measure potential environmental impacts have moved forward after Falmouth Harbor Commissioners (FHC) was granted marine consent to carry out the trial. The licence was granted by the Marine Marine Management Organisation (MMO) and the trial will be carried out independently by Plymouth University’s […]

  • 9 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Tower Software Ltd., a company involved in providing custom built software and hardware to the Hydrographic Surveying Industry, has installed a new crane dredging control system on the UK Dredging vessel Cherry Sand. “Our in proprietary crane control system outputs data from the crane to the processing unit on the bridge showing the 3D Model of […]

  • 3 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    A Port of Blyth maintenance dredging program is set to begin on September 5 and will last for a period of approximately 7 days, the port said in their latest release.  According to the official announcement, this dredging campaign will be undertaken at the port approaches, main navigational channel and operational commercial berths. The Port […]

  • 5 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Following the recent completion of Newhaven project, ML (UK) Dredging team has arrived in Portsmouth to carry out crucial work for the INEOS British Racing Team. According to the company, ‘Boxer’ dredger along with Split hopper barge ‘Split Two’ are now in Portsmouth Harbor where they will carry out dredging of the Camber docks. Dredging […]

  • 26 June 2012

    The rain fall over the weekend brought floods to Somerset Levels area, according to ThisIsSomerset.com. Even before the weekend the River Tone started to overtop inundating parts of Curry Moor. The farmers from that area had been cutting emergency drainage channels on the moor to clear the last of the water from April’s floods. These […]

  • 6 June 2011

    The dredging work in Kirkcaldy Harbour is still progressing well – without causing damage to any of the Lang Toun’s beaches.   (fifetoday) [mappress] Source: fifetoday, June 6, 2011  

  • 8 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Aberdeen Harbor has welcomed the largest ever vessel to the port after the completion of a £5.2 million program to improve access and deepen the Navigation Channel. The improvements – designed to open the harbor to larger vessels and new markets – were completed five weeks ahead of schedule. The two recent visits of the […]