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  • 15 August 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The new Cat® 349E hydraulic excavator features a 396 net horsepower Cat C13 ACERTTM engine that meets U.S. EPA Tier 4 Interim emissions standards. The new 349E delivers more engine and hydraulic horsepower than its 345D predecessor while consistently averaging five percent improved fuel efficiency in typical applications. The 349E’s Cat C13 engine, which operates […]

  • 15 June 2011

    A Surrey provincial court judge has fined a New Westminster-based river dredging company $140,000 in connection with the accidental… By Tom Zytaruk (nsnews) [mappress] Source: nsnews, June 15, 2011    

  • 5 May 2011

    Authorities are rushing to unsnag snarled shipping traffic and prevent accidents along the drought-stricken Yangtze River, a key route to fa… (moneywatch) [mappress] Source: moneywatch, May 5, 2011;

  • 22 April 2011

      BP Exploration & Production, Inc. (BP) today announced it has signed a ground breaking agreement with federal and state agencies that will accelerate work starting this year to restore areas of the Gulf of Mexico that were affected by the Deepwater Horizon accident. The agreement commits up to $1 billion to projects that will […]

  • 18 April 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      Prolec Ltd, the Poole UK based manufacturer of electronic safety and productivity monitoring equipment for construction plant, has gained European type approval under the machinery directive for their Liftwatch 5 Rated Capacity Indicator (RCI). “Liftwatch 5 has been the industry’s benchmark RCI since its inception” says Gary Tuffy, Prolec’s Sales and Marketing Director. “We’ve […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 April 2011

    A boat owner says he fears that silting at Pwllheli harbour in Gwynedd has caused an “accident waiting to happen”.   (bbc) [mappress] Source: bbc, April 1, 2011    

  • 24 March 2011

    APM Terminals’ Pier 400 Los Angeles facility, the largest container terminal in the Port of Los Angeles, was awarded First Place for the fourth consecutive year in the Pacific Maritime Association’s Coast Accident Prevention Awards ceremony in the category of Terminal Operations, Group A, representing terminal operations with one million or more man‐hours worked in 2010. APM Terminals Tacoma […]

  • 11 March 2011

    The Dredging Corporation of India Ltd, Visakhapatnam has celebrated the National Safety Week. The celebrations were inaugurated on 4 th March 2011 with Safety flag hoisting and safety pledge administering to the employees by the then CMD, Capt.S.S.Tripathi. During the week, elocution and slogan competitions on safety conducted. Safety lecture sessions on Fire Safety and Hazardous waste disposal were undertaken. Capt.P.M.Saravanan, […]

  • 21 September 2010
    Business & Finance

    Each year the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) singles out a specific project or programme amongst its members as an example of excellence in safety. This year the IADC Board is happy to announce that the 2010 Safety Award has been presented to Royal Boskalis Westminster NV. As several serious accidents involving banks- and […]

  • 20 August 2010

    The federal government is determined to fast-track the completion of the dredging of the lower Niger River, the resuscitation of the Ajaokuta Steel Company, as well as the resuscitation of the National Iron Ore Mining Company, in Itakpe, Goodluck Jonathan said yesterday. Speaking while delivering an address at the official commissioning of some key projects […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 July 2010

    Work on the Port of Siuslaw’s turning basin has come to a halt after an accident with the tug and barge earlier this month. On the evening of July 6, a tug was towing the loaded barge to a disposal site outside the Siuslaw River bar when the barge hit a submerged object that tore […]

  • 4 May 2010
    Equipment, Technology

    IHC Hydrohammer®, a subsidiary of IHC Merwede and market leader in the field of pile driving equipment, is continuing to make a major investment in sustainable and innovative solutions. IHC Hydrohammer® invested a total of € 37 million to expand its fleet of rental pile drivers as well as the further development and production of […]

  • 24 February 2010

    Mangalore February 24, 2010: The Karnataka State Fishermen Action Committee has appealed to the state government to immediately take up dredging of all fishing ports in Karnataka. The committee has averred that if not, next monsoons will be very difficult for fishermen and marine accidents may be a daily affair. [mappress] source: Mangalorean, February 24, […]

  • 20 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    The Tennessee Valley Authority estimates it will cost another $268.2 million to $741.1 million to clean up and restore part of the Emory River where coal ash accidentally was dumped three days before Christmas 2008… [mappress] Source: Chattanooga Times, January 19, 2010