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  • 25 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    When a damaged gear box on a large clamshell dredge needed repair, WB Equipment used the SPX FLOW Power Team Motion Controller System (MCS) to provide the necessary accuracy for this heavy, multi-point, synchronized lift. Weighing 1179 tons and with a 60-yard environmental bucket, the clamshell dredge is one of the larger dredging buckets in […]

  • 27 February 2014

    The World Bank (WB) has praised consultancy services of NESPAK upon successful completion of Al-Khawbah Fishery Port Project in Yemen. The project is located at one of the most remote areas of Al-Hodeidah Governorate in Yemen. The project comprised site preparation and demolition works, construction of south breakwater, new 80-metre-long landing quay wall, marine signalisation, […]

  • 10 October 2011

    The World Bank has temporarily suspended its funding for the Padma bridge project following charges of corruption…   (bdnews24) [mappress] Source: bdnews24, October 10, 2011;

  • 15 December 2010

    The World Bank Board of Executive Directors (WB) approved a US$250 million loan today for the Rio Bogota Environmental Recuperation and Flood Control Project, with the intention of turning it into an environmental asset for the Colombian capital’s metropolitan area.   The project seeks to improve water quality in the river’s middle basin up to […]

  • 24 August 2010

    The World Bank said it will ensure that its US$150 million loan for a river dredging project will be free from corruption. The Jakarta … By Indah Setiawati (thejakartapost) [mappress] Source: thejakartapost, August 25, 2010;

  • 14 December 2009

    The city’s Public Works Agency (PU) plans to use the first disbursement of a World Bank loan to dredge a dam and two rivers in May, an official said recently… Source: Jakarta Post, December 14, 2009;

  • 23 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A partnership between PT Bahana Galang Jaya and Dutch Dredging Solutions (DDS) presented their modular dredging spread in the Premier Best Western Panbil hotel in Batam, Indonesia, on Saturday, 17 November, 2018. PT Bahana Galang Jaya found Dutch Dredging Solutions as a partner and expert to execute a variety of dredging projects in Indonesia and […]

  • 15 June 2012

    The Florida Ports Council released the following statement on Governor Rick Scott signing SB 1998 and HB 599 yesterday at Port of Miami. Both transportation bills contain critical ports funding and language creating an expedited hearing process for environmental resource permits. “Florida’s leadership is committed to making sure that our state is prepared to capture […]

  • 25 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Coastal managers can now apply for State Government funds to help protect Western Australia’s 12,000 km coastline. Calling for submissions in the latest round of Coastal Adaptation and Protection grants, Transport Minister Dean Nalder said $1 million was again available to coastal managers in 2015-16. “Our coastline is one of the State’s most valuable assets,” […]

  • 6 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The McGowan Government has opened its latest round of coastal grant applications –  available to local governments or community groups with projects to protect and improve Western Australia’s coastline. More than $1.6 million of grant funding is available towards projects that address the impact of coastal erosion, deliver local coastal management and monitoring programs or […]

  • 30 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Beach profiling on Perth’s northern beaches, City Beach groyne maintenance and sand replenishment in Busselton are just some of the projects to benefit from a $1million investment to increase the protection of Western Australia’s coastline. Ten local government authorities and coastal management groups, from Jurien Bay to Esperance, have successfully secured funding in the 2013-14 […]

  • 28 May 2020
  • 15 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    GIW Industries, a manufacturer of heavy-duty dredge pumps, has ordered two powerful submersible motors from Bakker Sliedrecht. The motors are destined for a new hopper dredger, which is being built at Wenchong Shipyard in China for the Chang Jiang Waterway Bureau (CWB). According to Bakker Sliedrecht, the order consists of two oil-filled submersible motors including a […]

  • 20 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Two Rocks Marina will receive a $6 million revamp over the next two years to improve ageing infrastructure and prepare the facility for future needs, reports the WA Department of Transport. The Department of Transport, which took on the management of the facility in 2014 following the expiry of a lease with a private operator, will […]

  • 5 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan has called on the Commonwealth Government to work with State and local governments to manage coastal erosion across the country. The State Government today released a comprehensive report outlining the scope and scale of coastal erosion across Western Australia, and potential options for managing areas of risk. The report itself […]

  • 11 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Navigation Season 2019 on the Ob-Irtysh Basin System of Waterways has come to an end, the Rosmorrechflot press center (Federal Marine and River Transport Agency) reports. In 2019, total length of waterways with aid to navigation was 8,750 kilometers. According to Rosmorrechflot, the scope of dredging performed on the waterways of the Ob-Irtysh Basin […]

  • 19 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging operations on the Port of Sabetta and at the seaway canal in the Gulf of Ob scheduled for 2016 have now been wrapped up, according to the FSUE Rosmorport’s latest announcement. The scope of the performed dredging work in 2016 totaled 17.5 million m³, involving 23 units of equipment. These dredging operations resulted in […]

  • 2 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging of the Salmanovsky oil and gas condensate field berths has been scheduled for next year, reports the PortNews. Department for Regulation of Natural Resources of the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District yesterday held a presentation of the dredging project within the water area of berth facilities at Salmanovsky (Utrenny) field. The Salmanovsky oil and gas field […]

  • 23 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Great Lakes Dredge & Dock (GLDD) Company has adopted the ABS Subchapter M regulatory compliance mobile software for more than 40 vessels.  Implementing the NS Workboat application across the fleet, GLDD now has a user-friendly mobile platform for comprehensive Subchapter M compliance. According to the official announcement, crew can perform work order completions, checklist-based […]

  • 8 July 2010
    Business & Finance

    IQPC is pleased to announce Dredging WA 2010. Due to market demand we are now holding our Dredging event later in the year to ensure accessibility for all stakeholders involved in Dredging. This event will share knowledge with all stakeholders involved in dredging projects from approval through to delivery. Port infrastructure is an essential part […]

  • 28 November 2019
    Business & Finance

     Dredging of the River Parrett on the Somerset Levels is a major spectacle. See how it’s being done for Somerset Rivers Authority by the Parrett Internal Drainage Board and contractors WM Longreach in this short video. The work is reducing flood risks for up to 200 properties across a wide area. The Environment Agency […]

  • 25 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Westminster Dredging Company Limited appeared last week at Plymouth Magistrates Court in respect of 1 charge of carrying out marine licensable activity otherwise in accordance with a marine licence contrary to section 65 of the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009. The charge related to a dredging and disposal campaign carried out by the company […]

  • 9 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency has just released the latest update on the Shoreham Adur tidal walls scheme. The Shoreham Adur project is being carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency, Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership, Adur District Council and West Sussex County Council. The scheme is separated into 10 reaches, or […]

  • 20 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Exmouth Marina dredging project, aimed to collect mud from the bottom of the marina and drop it off at Sprey Point, started earlier this week. WM Plant Hire‏ has just released this beautiful photo from this very important cleanup scheme. The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has granted a marine licence to Exmouth Marina in August […]

  • 10 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Friends of Sherwood Lake (FOSL) has announced that they will celebrate the completion of the Sherwood Lake dredging scheme at noon Saturday, June 11, at the Sherwood Lake shelter house. Opelt Sand & Gravel completed the dredging work this past winter. FOSL added in its announcement that during the last week of May 2016, Terra […]

  • 12 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    WeSubsea recently released two new versions of its award-winning titanium ROV dredger systems, the new Titanium 8″ and 10″ High Capacity ROV Dredgers. The new ROV Dredgers have been developed to be used on rock dumps consisting of larger rocks, or seabed with natural rocks. WeSubsea’s highly efficient ejector technology makes it possible to build high-capacity 8″ and […]