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  • 10 January 2013

    Colonel Samuela Saumatua, the Minister for Local Government, Urban Development, Housing and Environment, said that the river running through Rakiraki town will be the next to be dredged. The dredging plans are already in place for the rivers in Lautoka and Ba, reports fijivillage.com. These dredging programs were revealed by Saumatua while he was announcing […]

  • 17 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The objective of the Ma’anshan Cihu River Basin Improvement Project in China is to improve drainage and flood protection capacity in urban areas of Ma’anshan municipality. The project comprises of four components: – Cihu River rehabilitation and drainage improvement component will reduce the risk of urban flooding and restore pumping and drainage capacity to discharge […]

  • 12 September 2012

    As soon as the dredging of the Ho Chi Minh City’s major canals are completed, waterway routes for tourists, as well as for residents, will be set up for tourism and later for public transport. “The dredging of the Tau Hu–Ben Nghe and Doi–Te canals would be completed soon,” stated Luong Minh Phuc, director of […]

  • 27 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Three Birmingham-area waterways will see environmental improvements, thanks to grants from the Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration Program. Turkey and Village creeks in Jefferson County and Shoal Creek in Shelby County will benefit from the grants, which will help reduce erosion and aid water quality, among other improvements. “These projects will engage multiple organizations, […]

  • 14 September 2012

    Jakarta Provincial Government is currently undertaking the Kalibaru River dredging project. “This dredging is carried out to prevent flood from happening in Jakarta, because of the wastes thrown intentionally into the river by the locals or residents from other areas,” stated Head of Water Resources Maintenance for East Jakarta Water Management Public Works Sub-Department, Sunarto. […]

  • 18 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Los Angeles City Council unanimously approved a 50-year lease to transform a 100-year-old pier on the LA Waterfront in San Pedro into a world-class urban marine research and innovation center called AltaSea at the Port of Los Angeles. The lease agreement – signed between the Port of Los Angeles and Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, the […]

  • 8 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) has released its ‘Facts About’ publication on Coastal Protection. ‘Facts About’ is a series of concise, easy-to-read leaflets which give an effective overview of essential facts about specific dredging and maritime construction subjects. Each leaflet provides a kind of ‘management summary’ for stakeholders who need a quick understanding of a […]

  • 15 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Community workshops to design a “blue greenway” to help the South Park and Georgetown neighborhoods adapt to rising tides associated with climate change will be held September 22-24 at Seattle Community College’s Georgetown campus in C222. “Our generations have contributed to climate change,” said Hope Hui Rising, director of the Water Urbanism Lab at Washington […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) applauded the Department of the Interior for providing $11.1 million for four competitive grants awarded yesterday for projects that will benefit the resiliency, ecology, and restoration of areas within Jamaica Bay at Gateway National Recreation Area. The NPCA has worked with many partner groups, especially in our role as […]

  • 12 June 2013
    Business & Finance

      Shura Council members yesterday reduced proposed penalties for sand dredging violations. They also restricted punishments to decision makers, after talks last week ended in a stalemate over fears that low-paid labourers could be made scapegoats. The new punishments agreed yesterday are jail plus fines of BD50,000 to BD100,000, which is more lenient than the […]

  • 14 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    State Senator Andrew Maynard (D-Stonington) joined State Representative Diana Urban (D-North Stonington) and State Representative Elissa Wright (D-Groton) in praising the State Bond Commission’s expected approval today of funds to finance dredging of shoal areas of the Mystic River in Stonington and Groton near the Mystic Seaport. The project is anticipated to create or retain […]

  • 14 December 2012

    VINCI  Construction Grands Projets is to carry out two projects for the Jamaican National Water Commission to improve the country’s water supply network. The first contract for the Jamaica Water Supply Improvement Project (JWSIP) – Category B is an extension of the JWSIP – Category A project that has been already carried out by VINCI […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Technical Committee for the 2014 PIANC World Congress is preparing a conference which will be held June 1-5, 2014 in San Francisco, California. This event, named Navigating the New Millennium, will cover such themes as: – Global Navigation Issues of the 21st Century; – Ports and Maritime Navigation; – Inland Waterway Systems; – Environmental […]

  • 24 August 2010

    Urban Administration and Development Minister Shri Babulal Gaur has directed the Bhopal Municipal Corporation to purchase dredging machine costing Rs 6 crores to remove silt from the lakes. This machine is not available anywhere in the state at present. This will be the first such machine in the state to be purchased by the Bhopal […]

  • 26 September 2011

    On September 12, CCCC Tianjin Dredging Co., Ltd. (TDC) won the bid for the water transport survey and design project in Tianjin Nangang Industrial Zone (TNIZ) from 2011 to 2012. Located at Tianjin Binhai New Area, with a construction period of 16 months, the project involves survey and design of the terminal, waterway and basin […]

  • 11 April 2012

    West Jakarta Water Management Public Works Sub-Department commences dredging of the Semanan River to prevent floods. The Durikosambi Urban Village, Cengkareng Sub-District, West Jakarta, is often flooded because the river is clogged with grass and mud, according to Berita Jakarta. At least two dredges and two trucks will be working on the project to deepen […]

  • 3 October 2012

    According to architect and urban planner Felino Palafox Jr, the only solution to Metro Manila’s perennial flood problem is land reclamation. During the Dredging and Land Reclamation 2012 Conference, Palafox made the suggestion: “The reclaiming a big portion of Manila Bay could reduce Metro Manila’s vulnerability to flooding even during heavy rains and high tides. […]

  • 23 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $150 million loan to help Pingxiang municipality in Jiangxi Province tackle long-standing flooding and connectivity problems. The project will fund a set of integrated infrastructure investments that optimize benefits in four main subcenters—Pingxiang in Lianhua; Luxi, and Shangli counties; and Xiangdong District. These include river rehabilitation and […]

  • 18 May 2012

    APM Terminals Pipavav was the winner of the Infrastructure Excellence Award for Indian Ports at an event organised by CNBC India, eximin.net reports. The Port was recognised as one of the fastest growing such facilities in western India and for helping business growth in the region. “This is a prestigious award for us,” said Mr […]

  • 1 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Whilst land reclamation receives increasing attention as a feasible urban solution for coastal development, conclusions on the social and economic effects of reclamation projects are not clear, stated International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) in its latest publication. A straightforward evaluation of these impacts is not easy to achieve, mostly because effects are wide ranging, heterogeneous […]

  • 13 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    During our first Dredging Today Conference, held last month in Amsterdam, we took an opportunity to talk with Mr John Mackenzie, Business Development Director at National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) from Abu Dhabi. ‘Middle East perspective on business climate trends’ was the main topic of Mr Mackenzie’s presentation. He said that the whole Gulf Region (UAE, Saudi Arabia, etc) […]

  • 16 September 2013

    China National Aero-Technology Import & Export Corporation handed over a total of 19 dredgers and supporting vessels to Myanmar at the commissioning ceremony held at Nanthida Jetty of Yangon on Saturday, 14 September. The dredgers and supporting vessels imported from China CATIC Co., Ltd with assistance of a preferential loan provided by the China EXIM […]

  • 22 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Recently, CCCC Tianjin Dredging Co., Ltd. has won the bid for Phase 2 of the 50000t waterway in Dagang zone of Tianjin Port, with a contract value of 203 million yuan. The project is located at the Tianjin Binhai New Area, with a reclamation area of 1.5053 million square meters and a reclamation volume of […]

  • 23 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    CEDA has announced updates for the Virtue, Venture and Vision in the Coastal Zone, the conference and exhibition that will take place on 12-13 December 2012 in Abu Dhabi. – Keynote Speaker Mr Amer Al Hammadi, Planning and Infrastructure Executive Director – Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council is confirmed. – The names of those lucky […]

  • 17 February 2013
    Business & Finance

      Mexico: Dredging Giants Eye Guaymas Port Contract According to José Luis Castro, the Guaymas Port director, the first phase of the port expansion will be tendered in March.   VIDEO: Jan De Nul Group People and vessels. These are the driving forces behind Jan De Nul Group.   VIDEO: Van Oord “Athena” (The Netherlands) […]

  • 30 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Royal Smals, a Dutch company involved in hydraulic and civil-engineering works, has just released a video about their lake cleanup work in Reinickendorf, the twelfth borough of Berlin, Germany. During the cleanup program, the company dredged 26,000m³ of contaminated silt and removed the abundant flora from this area. “We worked with our smallest eco-friendly cutter […]