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  • 12 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals’ result for the period was affected by the slowdown in the major Asia-Europe trade lane, which affected port volumes and results in most of the larger terminals in both Asia and Europe. Positive developments in Africa and Americas secured overall volume growth. The global container terminal market measured in TEU increased by 4% […]

  • 20 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC), exclusively for Dredging Today, looks back at 2016 and forward to 2017. IADC is the global umbrella organisation for contractors in the private dredging industry. As such IADC is dedicated to not only promoting the skills, integrity and reliability of its members, but also the dredging industry in […]

  • 27 July 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A large ring of yellow buoys floats beside an an Ellicott 300 SL 8″ Swinging Dragon™ dredge on the surface of Pegan Cove, marking the area where contractors have started removing sediment contaminated with PCBs, left by an accident at the Soldier Systems Center 30 years ago. The PCBs were found in the section of […]

  • 19 January 2012

    A coalition of local residents, grassroots environmental and clean-energy groups yesterday filed an appeal of the Oregon Department of State Lands’ decision to issue a dredging permit for the Port of Coos Bay that would allow the Port to export dirty coal and liquefied natural gas (LNG). While the “multi-purpose” dredging permit was initially sought […]

  • 2 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Africa’s first ever dredging simulator was launched today in the port city of Durban, South Africa. The project represents another positive spin-off of ongoing collaboration between Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA), the Transnet Maritime School of Excellence (MSoE), the Netherlands based Royal IHC and its world-renowned Training Institute. The high-tech simulator – based at the MSoE’s […]

  • 17 April 2012

    The Chief Executive of the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA), Hugh Williams, 59, has announced his intention to stand down at the end of 2012 after 10 years in post. IMCA is the international trade association for offshore, marine and underwater engineering companies with about 850 members in over 60 countries all around the world. […]

  • 17 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Koninklijke Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) and Van Oord Dredging and Marine Contractors B.V. (Van Oord) deliver the first stage of Maasvlakte 2 to client Port of Rotterdam Authority today: on schedule, on budget and in accordance with the quality requirements specified. PUMA, the joint venture of the two contractors, started the expansion of the port […]

  • 15 December 2011

    Funding from BP’s $1 billion early restoration agreement will accelerate restoration projects in the Gulf of Mexico. State and federal Trustees today unveiled the first set of early environmental restoration projects that are proposed for funding under the landmark agreement BP Exploration & Production, Inc. (BP) signed with the Trustees in April 2011. The eight […]

  • 19 March 2012

      APM Terminals is building a new container terminal at Maasvlakte II in the Port of Rotterdam opening in November 2014 that promises to set the pace for new terminal design and customer satisfaction levels. Executives announced today the selection of container handling equipment for horizontal transport of containers that offers higher productivity levels and […]

  • 15 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Central Dredging Association (CEDA) rang the changes with its Forum this year, which took place at Ahoy Rotterdam, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, on 7 November 2013. Following WODCON XX held between 3 and 7 June 2013 in Brussels, Belgium, and including some 100 technical presentations CEDA saw its presence at Europort 2013 as the perfect […]

  • 5 April 2011
    Business & Finance

      2010 was a special and memorable year for Boskalis in many ways. Not just because it was the year in which we celebrated our centenary, but definitely also because it was a year in which we continued to develop the foundations for the future of our company. Record revenue and profit Above all, 2010 […]

  • 21 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency yesterday released its final plan to remove mercury contamination from areas of Pompton Lake in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey, including the areas where the Acid Brook flows into the lake, called the Acid Brook Delta. These areas are collectively referred to as the Pompton Lake Study Area. Areas of the sediment […]

  • 31 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a new plan to remove mercury contamination from areas of Pompton Lake in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey, including the areas where the Acid Brook flows into the lake, called the Acid Brook Delta. Areas of the sediment on the bottom of the lake have become contaminated with mercury […]

  • 20 September 2012

    Community action group, Save Our Keppel Island Taskforce (SOKIT), hold grave concerns for local marine life if GKI Resort Pty Ltd proposed Revitalisation Plan goes ahead. GKI Resort’s environmental impact statement (EIS) identifies large volumes of acidic soil in the area of the proposed marina with up to 300 000m3 of material to be exposed […]

  • 6 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Hydraulic dredging of the 36-acre portion of the Pompton Lake, known as the Acid Brook Delta (ABD), has been completed, according to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP). The work was performed by the Chemours Company FC, LLC., through its contractor, Sevenson Environmental Services with EPA/NJDEP oversight. The first phase of this cleanup work started […]

  • 7 March 2011

    DuPont is tinkering with the restoration plans for Acid Brook Delta. BY LESLIE SCOTT More info: northjersey [mappress] Source: northjersey, March 7, 2011

  • 29 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The second phase of Pompton Lake cleanup will begin this spring and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is holding a public session to discuss that work. During the 2017 season, the EPA will oversee dredging and removal of an approximate 128,000 cubic yards of sediment contaminated with mercury and lead from a 36-acre area […]

  • 23 March 2011

    Known as flow regulators, the temporary structures were built in 2009 to manage acid soils by raising water levels at high-risk sites…   (adelaidenow) [mappress] Source: adelaidenow, March 23, 2011    

  • 24 November 2011

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has extended the initial 45-day comment period relating to the remediation of the Acid Brook Delta and the public hearing, because the community was not notified in time. The new public comment period has been extended through January 13 and the public hearing has been rescheduled for 7 p.m. on […]

  • 25 July 2011

    DuPont presented its plans for the excavation and restoration of Pompton Lake Acid Brook Delta area to the public at two community … BY TARA KOLTON (northjersey) [mappress] Source: northjersey, July 25, 2011;

  • 7 May 2012

    The Queensland Greens say that the environment movement is buzzing with rumours of suppression of a University of Queensland study on Gladstone Harbour by the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection. ‘Last week we had the same denials and misleading statements on the state of the harbour from Campbell Newman as we saw from the […]

  • 23 November 2011

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is encouraging members of the public to comment on its proposal to dredge approximately 68,000 cubic yards of mercury contaminated sediment from the bottom of a 26-acre area of Pompton Lake in the Borough of Pompton Lakes, New Jersey and remove 7,800 cubic yards of contaminated soil from a one-acre […]

  • 30 June 2010
    Business & Finance

    The joint venture DEC, Dredging International, Jan De Nul and Envisan has finalised today the purchase of 140 hectare (approx. 345 acres) derelict and contaminated land. The area was released after the failure of the companies Nilefos Chemie and MisaEco and is located on the territory of the municipalities Zelzate, Evergem and Ghent. The joint […]

  • 25 August 2010

    Iron Mountain is one of the most toxic places in the nation. The water that runs from Iron Mountain near Redding has the acidity of a car… By Ken Miguel (abclocal) [mappress] Source: abclocal, August 25, 2010;

  • 5 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DRAGFLOW, an Italian manufacturer of heavy duty pumps and complete dredging equipment, recently delivered a remote controlled dredger DRP18 to its client from the chemical industry, Candeo Agostino from Padova. This mini dredger, portable and easily maneuverable, can be used not only in harbor dredging operations or natural water bodies but also in a very large spectrum of […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    In response to requests from Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility and Citizens for a Clean Pompton Lakes, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will extend the public comment period for the proposed plan to remove mercury contamination from areas of Pompton Lake in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey from December 18, 2014 to February 2, 2015. Under […]