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  • 21 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Shropshire Wildlife Trust has just announced that an exciting dredging project to restore Newport Canal back to full health will begin today, October 21. “After a long and detailed period of investigation and consultation we are very pleased to announce that we have appointed a contractor to carry out the conservation dredging on the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The dredging operations are currently underway along the River Parrett, with the main goal to provide extra protection against flooding in Somerset. This flood protection work along 3 km of the River Parrett started at the end of November, with two contracts for dredging being funded by Somerset Rivers Authority. One contract – awarded by the […]

  • 1 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular videos from the past year.   Royal IHC VIDEO: Assembly of the 2000th Pump The 2,000th pump is one of two onboard double-walled dredge pumps for Jan De Nul Group’s new self-designed 18,000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) that is currently being built.   Cutter Dredger JULIA Launching […]

  • 9 July 2013

    The partnership team behind the Fleet Pond Restoration Project in Hampshire are celebrating after being awarded a top engineering award by the Institute of Civil Engineers. The project – a £250,000 scheme to improve water quality at Fleet Pond, Hampshire’s largest fresh water lake and a Site of Special Scientific Interest – won the Sustainability […]

  • 23 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    WM Plant Hire, a Bridgnorth-based company that operates one of the largest fleet of long reach excavators in the UK, has just released a video about the River Parrett maintenance dredging scheme. The project used a wide range of long reach excavators to dredge a 2.5 km stretch of the River Parrett in Somerset. Work was carried […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    GPS Marine Contractors are working on the central section of the Thames Tideway Project in readiness for the muck away for the tunneling spoil. The company has invested in 8 new barges capable of carrying up to 1750 tonnes with a length of almost 60 meters. The standard Eurobarge 2801 has already been shortened to 56 […]

  • 6 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    East Devon District Council has mobilized a sea defense project to protect the seafront at Exmouth, where recent inspections showed emergency repairs were needed, WM Plant Hire said in their latest release.  Structural sheet piling and rock armor were chosen as the preferred option to protect the existing sea wall from erosion. Kier has been appointed […]

  • 19 March 2020
    Business & Finance

     WM Plant Hire yesterday released this beautiful video about the dredging operations on the River Parrett. The scheme is being led for Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA) by the Parrett Internal Drainage Board (IDB), working closely with the Environment Agency and Natural England. The aim of the proposed works is to help the SRA reduce […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IMS has announced that Grupo Terra’s IMS Depth Master Dredge operating at the Xacbal Dam is successfully removing silt and sand from 55 ft. (16.7m) depth. The Depth Master Model DM-55 is removing the silt from the dam to keep the turbines operating which are critical for producing Guatemala City’s energy. In November 2011 HidroXacbal […]

  • 6 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Long reach excavator specialists, WM Plant Hire, are using their 65 tonne machine to clear an area of the dock basin at Canary Wharf ahead of a major development. Working with main Contractor, Commercial Marine & Piling, the machine is removing obstructions at depths up to 16 meters and is fitted with a sophisticated electronic […]

  • 6 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    No longer will ports need to hire large commercial dredging outfits to do expensive deep maintenance dredging. Now they can invest in their own maintenance dredging system that will allow them to maintain a maximum depth of 55 ft (16.7m) at their port. The DM-55™ is IMS’s solution to making deep maintenance dredging and environmental […]

  • 10 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme (FAS), led by Leeds City Council in partnership with the Environment Agency, is moving forward. The Leeds project is one of the largest river flood defense schemes in the country and this provision of flood protection for the River Aire is designed to protect against a 1 in 200-year flood […]

  • 3 May 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    IMS introduces the deep digging Depth Master 55 (DM-55TM) as the latest addition to is versatile dredge product line. The DM-55TM is IMS’s solution to making deep maintenance dredging and environmental dredging affordable. No longer will ports need to hire large commercial dredging outfits to do expensive deep maintenance dredging. Now they can invest in […]

  • 12 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IMS Dredge, Division of Ellicott Dredge Technologies, has just released these beautiful photos of their IMS DM-60 Depth Master working in a reservoir in Guatemala. The DM-60 was chosen for its ability to create an even bottom profile in the dam instead of creating a moonscape in the bottom using a hanging pump system which […]

  • 7 May 2012

    BAM International, a Dutch construction company, was awarded a contract by APM Terminals to operate a 25-year concession at the Port of Monrovia by the Liberian Government. BAM International signed a contract with Eligoz Industrial Liberia to supply 100,000m3 (130,795 yds³) of sand for the construction of a 600 meter (1,969 feet) quay wall for […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Canal and River Trust has announced a £3m package of additional investment in the waterways to improve the experience for boaters and other visitors. Around £2m will fund dredging projects on the Erewash Canal, Trent & Mersey and a number of sections of the North Stratford Canal. “This completes the full £7m dredging program […]

  • 12 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency has just presented the latest update on the Shoreham Adur tidal walls scheme. Work on the project – which is being carried out by the company as part of Team Van Oord and on behalf of the EA – started in October 2016, and when complete will significantly reduce the flood risk to more than […]

  • 3 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IMS has announced the retirement of Jim Horton, the company president. Mr Horton entered the dredging industry in 1984 as Vice President of H&H Pump Company in Mississippi. From there Jim went on to start IMS in 1986. His relentless pursuit of becoming the world’s leading portable auger dredge supplier started to take form in […]

  • 9 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency yesterday released latest update on the Shoreham Adur tidal walls scheme. The Shoreham scheme is being carried out by Mackley as part of Team Van Oord, working on behalf of the Environment Agency, Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership, Adur District Council and West Sussex County Council. Once completed, the £31 million project […]

  • 21 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Another IMS DM-60 Depth Master leaves the factory for an overseas buyer. The DM-60 can dredge down to 60 ft. (18.3m) and is only two truck transportable. Other dredges with this depth capacity take 4-6 trucks to transport. The Depth Master™ is IMS’s solution to making deep maintenance dredging, sedimentary sand mining and environmental dredging […]

  • 7 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    In order to celebrate the start of the 159.5km long stage three of the Tour de France (Antwerp to Huy), DEME’s trailing suction hopper dredger Congo River was moored and open for tours yesterday at the Antwerp Cruise Terminal. The vessel, being the largest and most performing trailing suction hopper dredger of DEME’s fleet, was open to the public […]

  • 18 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Residents from across Portsmouth will have a chance to come and meet the team behind the Southsea Coastal Scheme at a series of public events. The scheme is responsible for delivering new flood defenses along 4.5km of seafront, from Old Portsmouth to Eastney, to help protect Southsea from major flood events. “The ambition is to create […]

  • 1 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredgers are now able to bill by tonnage, reduce surveying cost, and can have a project completed in less time thanks to the REDmeters new RM2 density meter. The new RM2 is a non-nuclear in-line density meter that can be mounted on any dredging vessel. The inability to bill based on tonnage creates a discrepancy in pay item […]