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  • 26 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Under the auspicious of the Metro Colombo Urban Development Project led by the Ministry of Defence and Urban Development, new dredging machines and modern equipments were handed over to the Sri Lanka Land Reclamation and Development Corporation (SLLR&DC) at a function held at the Ministry premises last week. Economic Development Minister Basil Rajapaksa participated at […]

  • 9 August 2013

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck was joined today by Congressmember Bill Pascrell, Jr., New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin, Bergen County Executive Kathleen A. Donovan, Mayor of Lyndhurst Robert Giangeruso and other dignitaries as she announced that work has begun to remove approximately 20,000 cubic yards of highly […]

  • 12 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    IADC has published an article in which René Kolman, IADC secretary-general, considers whether adaptive monitoring can help save money and time. Kolman stated that monitoring at dredging sites for port expansion and maintenance is a necessary element in the planning and development process. It provides invaluable data for both the client and the contractor to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 June 2013

    A NEW law regulating the dredging of sand from the seabed stalled yesterday over fears that low-paid labourers could be made scapegoats. Shura Council members refused to approve the draft bill due to concerns that wealthy businessmen behind the illegal practice could escape punishment. It has now been referred to the council’s public utilities and […]

  • 24 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mayor Kasim Reed announced in partnership with the the White House Council on Environmental Quality, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Departments of Agriculture, Transportation and Urban Development, the Army Corp of Engineers and the Centers for Disease Control, along with other federal and community partners, that the Urban Waters Federal Partnership is expanding to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 May 2013

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, announced that the Western Lake Erie Basin is one of 11 new locations selected for revitalization efforts by the Urban Waters Federal Partnership. First launched in 2011, the Urban Waters Federal Partnership works to reconnect […]

  • 13 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Public Enterprises Minister, Mr Malusi Gigaba today unveiled Transnet’s seven new state-of-the-art ship-to-shore cranes at the Durban Container Terminal – Pier 2 as the company surges ahead in its drive to boost productivity and efficiency in arguably the Southern hemisphere’s biggest and busiest port. The cranes, which were supplied by China-based original equipment manufacturer, ZPMC […]

  • 13 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in partnership with the White House Council on Environmental Quality, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the U.S. Department of the Interior, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and other federal partners, announced that the Urban Waters Federal Partnership is adding 11 new locations. In addition, […]

  • 3 April 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is issuing a Sources Sought Announcement for Dredging of New Bedford Harbor Superfund Site Lower Harbor, New Bedford, MA. The work consists of providing materials, equipment, and labor for environmental dredging of approximately 300,000 cubic yards (CY) of material from the mentioned area and depositing it […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 February 2013

    The dredging works, worth £300,000, will make a 1.3 mile stretch between Cromford Wharf and Leawood Pump House deeper so that boats can sail there. The deputy leader, Councillor Simon Spencer, said: “Cromford Canal has a rich history and is part of the World Heritage site. “This investment will bring long-term benefits to the area. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 February 2013

    Registration opening for WODCON XX  is now announced on its website. CEDA/WEDA/EADA Members will be honoured a special member fee. Early bird registrations are available until 15th March 2013. Experts representing manufacturers, universities, research institutes, consultants, contractors, port & harbour authorities, government agencies and public authorities working in the dredging and related fields are invited […]

  • 12 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    A law to regulate the dredging of sand from the seabed will be introduced in Bahrain for the first time. Shura Council members who supported the bill yesterday complained the damage had already been done after years of unregulated offshore dredging. Some called for dredging companies to be forced to make backdated payments, claiming they […]

  • 18 January 2013

    Delaware River Dredging has been a hot topic over the recent period. Herby we are bringing you an interview with the United States Senator, Chris Coons, who took some time to talk to us and provide invaluable insight into the project. 1. You stated that the deepening of the Delaware River will bring enormous benefits […]

  • 16 January 2013

    The Ghana Urban Water Limited (GUWL) has completed removing silt deposited at the Daboase Water Intake Point in the Wassa East District of the Western Region. The de-siltation was undertaken to improve inflow of raw water into the Daboase Water Treatment Plant for processing as a result of low inflow of water created by activities […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    “A perfect conference”, “inspiring experience”, “very good atmosphere” reflected many of the participants on the past two days when they said good bye to the organisers of CEDA Dredging Days 2012. Entitled “Virtue, Venture & Vision in the Coastal Zone” this year’s edition of CEDA’s prestigious series of conferences, took place from 12-13 December in […]

  • 18 December 2012

    According to the just-released Dredging in Figures, the drivers of dredging have developed favourably, though moderately, over the last decade, but in the dredging industry itself, the total turnover has more than doubled. Why has the dredging industry grown faster than its drivers? Dredging in Figures is an annual statistical review of the global dredging […]

  • 7 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    ACI’s 2nd Maximising African Port Capacity Summit is scheduled for 22nd-23rd May 2013, and will take place in Durban. This event will address the fundamental issues faced by African ports and terminals in order to present an efficient and attractive option to the shipping lines. The conference will explore terminal operations and appropriate expansion, inner-port […]

  • 6 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Dredging & Port Expansion Africa 2013 conference, hosted in Durban, is approaching. This conference, scheduled for 11-14 February, 2013, is the only event of its kind on the African continent, and is the essential gathering of maintenance and capital dredging and port construction and development thought-leaders from around the continent and the world. At […]

  • 5 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Dredging of a highly contaminated canal along the shore of Lake Michigan has begun, triggering fears among some experts that the project could release harmful chemicals into an Indiana community. To dig a deeper canal for ships, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is removing large volumes of contaminated sediment – equivalent to about 160 […]

  • 29 November 2012

    Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) is gearing up to be a service provider to SA’s neighbouring ports. After assisting with the dredging of Walvis Bay harbour in Namibia, TNPA CEO Tau Morwe says SA is likely to tender for dredging work at Maputo harbour. TNPA signed a memorandum of understanding with the Maputo Port Development […]

  • 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 […]