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  • 31 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    A worker was killed yesterday after a dredge pipe fell on his head while extracting sand from the Padma River in Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant project area, 87 miles west of Dhaka.  The deceased was identified as Saiful Islam, 23, from Charjonekathi village, Patuakhali District, United News of Bangladesh (UNB) reports. According to UNB, the […]

  • 27 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    At the request of Police, the Defense Force has carried out a controlled explosion on part of what is believed to be an historic military artillery shell. It was found in Otago Harbor a few days ago by a worker connected to the dredging of the shipping channel. Police sent photographs of the device to […]

  • 27 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The New Suez Canal project is moving ahead according to plan, and is scheduled to be delivered next August. The opening of the new waterway will almost double the Suez Canal capacity and is expected to increase annual revenues to $13.5 billion by 2023. The project was launched by the Chairman of the Suez Canal […]

  • 4 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard and other rescue crews have recovered the body of a missing dredge operator from the Christina River.  The body of Emmanuel Gatling Jr., a dredge maintenance operator for Norfolk Dredging who went missing near the Port of Wilmington after a crane barge capsized Tuesday night, was found around 5:30 p.m. local time, according […]

  • 28 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Four Nigerian nationals, attached to Setraco Nigeria Ltd., who were kidnapped by unknown gunmen from the dredging site along the Nembe waterways on Saturday (August 16th) are free at last. Spokesman of the Bayelsa State Police Command, Mr.Alex Akhigbe, confirmed yesterday to the NGR Guardian news site that after ten days of captivity, four dredging […]

  • 18 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Egyptian Minister of Manpower and Immigration Nahed El-Ashri decided on Saturday to form a committee, containing 11 ministries and nine other departments, that will provide workers needed to carry out the Suez Canal area development project. The minister said that the committee would report its recommendations to the Cabinet regularly. She pointed out that trained workers […]

  • 18 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Unknown armed men have abducted four construction workers at a dredging site along the Nembe waterways in Nembe Local Government area of Bayelsa State. The kidnapped workers are Nigerian nationals attached to Setraco Nigeria Ltd, the construction firm handling the Bayelsa-Delta flank of the East-West road, reported Premium Times. The workers were identified as Caleb […]

  • 6 June 2014

    The police of Panvel tehsildar confiscated five barges that were conducting illegal mining in the creek between Kharghar and Mansarovar. Apart from the barges, the police arrested 16 workers for taking illegal actions, The Times of India informed. An NGO, Awaaz Foundation, have complained over the dredging activities and expressed their satisfaction over the quick […]

  • 8 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The suspension of productive work on the Panama Canal’s Third Set of Locks Project that began on April 23rd, after a decision made by the Construction Workers Union (SUNTRACS for its initials in Spanish) while negotiating working conditions with the Panamanian Chamber of Construction (CAPAC), is keeping the construction paralyzed. Once this strike call is […]

  • 21 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Greens are saddened that Arrow Energy workers are the latest victims of the Queensland CSG industry’s unsustainable pace, which has been spurred on by government at the expense of other industries and the environment. “Both the state and federal governments have allowed the CSG industry to expand so quickly that it has proved […]

  • 3 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    A male worker died in an accident at Lyons Shipyard in Norfolk on 31 December, reports wavy.com. According to Angelo Costa of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration in Norfolk, the incident occurred on a dredge barge. Further details were not immediately available and the victim’s name has not been released. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Conservation groups have blasted the federal government’s decision to approve the Abbot Point coal terminal expansion at a protest in Brisbane on Wednesday. And some in the tourism industry have voiced concern about the port development, saying they are unsure about the impact on their sector, which relies on the Great Barrier Reef. A small […]

  • 14 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Archeologists working for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, aided by divers and salvage operations teams from the U.S. Navy, retrieved a 64-square foot section of a Civil War ironclad warship from the bottom of the Savannah River the evening of Nov. 12. The divers worked in strong currents with near-zero visibility during […]

  • 28 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The five kidnapped workers were released two days ago by their abductors at the Nembe area of Bayelsa State, reports vanguardngr.com. They have been released on Monday and dropped at Nembe Community where the Police Anti-kidnapping team rescued them, stated Mr Alex Akhigbe, the state police public relations officer. The workers, employed in the BEKS […]

  • 9 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Secretary of Labor and Employment Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz ordered on Thursday the release of an initial P5.5-million funding for emergency employment and livelihood of workers who were displaced by typhoon Pablo in Caraga Region and Compostela Valley. “We have to respond immediately to the workers’ call for assistance, especially those who were hardest hit by the […]

  • 19 May 2010
    Business & Finance

    BELGIAN dredging giant Jan de Nul has taken on 350 Croatian workers after failing to find qualified staff on the European Union market.   [mappress] Source: lloydslist, May 19, 2010;

  • 20 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Preparatory work started Tuesday for a $35-million dredging project at the Port of Halifax that’s aimed at reversing a staggering 30 per cent decline in cargo volume over the past five years… [mappress] Source The Chronicle Herald, January 20, 2010;

  • 29 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    HUNDREDS of construction workers on the $43 billion Gorgon gas project will live on a luxury Norwegian cruise ship anchored off Barrow Island… Source: PerthNow, November 28, 2009;

  • 1 May 2020
    Business & Finance

     Dredging Today team has just found this frightening video of an accident during a dredging project.  The man operating the excavator had just jumped out of the cab at the last minute. Unfortunately, equipment fails and drownings are common accidents among dredge workers. Each type of dredger uses specific machinery to perform its task. […]

  • 14 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Western Nigeria’s Kwara State Government has kicked off the dredging operations on the Asa River in Ilorin, the state capital, to prevent the annual flood disaster in the metropolis. According to local media, it was noticed on Monday that – in spite of the lockdown of the state – workers dredging the Asa River […]

  • 30 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Maritime Constructions workers recently celebrated the last plank being put in place for the City of Whyalla new iconic loop jetty. This completes the major structure of the new jetty with all 102 piles being driven and the concrete blocks laid, the length of the jetty now measuring the full 165m, reported the City of […]

  • 18 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Construction of a new 350-meter-long wharf for Hawke’s Bay started in early February with a ground-breaking and blessing ceremony for workers held at Napier Port. A karakia was performed at the 6 Wharf construction site, along the northern end of the port’s container terminal, for the hundreds of people who will be working on the […]

  • 25 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Heavy equipment operators are expected to begin working this week to dredge stamp sands from in and around the Grand Traverse Harbor in Keweenaw County, reports the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Over the past roughly 100 years, historic copper mine tailings from the Wolverine and Mohawk mines – called stamp sands – were deposited […]

  • 14 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    DEME Group, together with their Comol5 partners VINCI Construction Grands Projets, Mobilis TBI Infra and Croonwolter&dros, has announced a new milestone in the tunnel workers at the RijnlandRoute project in the Netherlands. The first 1,000 meters of the bored tunnel are excavated, another 1,250 meters to go to realize the first tunnel tube, said DEME […]

  • 1 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Col. Daniel Hibner, commander of the Savannah District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, has announced that deepening work for the inner portion of the Savannah harbor is officially underway. This initiates the final construction phase of the 20-year effort to deepen the third busiest container port in the United States. “The Savannah Harbor Expansion project […]

  • 27 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Levvel consortium (BAM, Van Oord and Rebel) inaugurated the Levvel-blocs production facility in Harlingen today. The facility is producing the concrete armor units that will reinforce the Afsluitdijk Dam in the years ahead. Provincial executive councillor Avine Fokkens (Province of Fryslân), performed the opening ceremony. “The province is happy that Fryslân has a factory […]

  • 27 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Memphis District recently awarded a $15 million contract to construct a new dragline machine to Seatrax, Inc., of Houston, Texas. Procurement of this new machine represents Phase I of a project to replace the current dragline machine. Workers will eventually mount the machine on a barge, allowing it to […]

  • 6 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Takoradi Port Expansion Project, located in the Western region of Ghana, has officially started with the construction of a multipurpose on-dock Atlantic Container Terminal, the GhanaWeb reports.  The project, being developed by Ibistek Ghana Limited, will see the port basin dredged to a 16 meter depth and land reclamation for the building of five […]

  • 14 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    J.F. Brennan Company, Inc. (Brennan) has announced that President and CEO Matt Binsfeld was named the 2019 Dredger of the Year on Thursday, June 6th at the 2019 WEDA Dredging Summit and Expo in Chicago, IL. The highly-respected award recognizes one individual annually who has made extensive and outstanding contributions to the dredging community. Matthew […]