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  • 3 July 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority is continuing field studies in July 2020 as part of ongoing environmental and technical work for the Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project. Since 2011, the Port Authority has been conducting field studies at Roberts Bank and the surrounding areas that build on previous scientific work as well as address existing […]

  • 4 June 2020

    The Government of Bangladesh has taken up a dredging master plan to improve navigability of the internal waterways across the country, The Financial Express reports. Under the official plan, around 10,000 kilometres of river routes will be made navigable through excavating 178 waterways. The Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) is expected to conduct the […]

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  • 21 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    A canal dredging work along Bang Krasan in Ayutthaya, Thailand, is nearing its completion and is set to be wrapped up by April 30, the Bangkok Post reports.  The project, inspected by Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon yesterday, is about 98% completed. Bang Krasan is a 2.2-kilometer canal in Ayutthaya’s Bang Pa-in district that channels […]

  • 13 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has published the final post authorization change report as well as the final environmental impact statement/environmental impact report for the Sacramento River Bank Protection Project. The reports analyze modifications to the long-term project, which identifies, prioritizes, and repairs erosion-related levee deficiencies within the Sacramento River Flood Control […]

  • 10 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The independent review panel has released its report on the Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project. The project is a proposed new three-berth marine container terminal located at Roberts Bank in Delta, British Columbia, approximately 35 km south of Vancouver. The release of the review panel’s report marks a significant milestone in the environmental assessment process. […]

  • 24 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    As the UK experiences torrential rain and storm-level events, The Rothen Group is stressing the importance of regular infrastructure works on an ageing canal and waterway network. Critical infrastructure projects such as bank stabilization, keeping overflow weirs free of rubbish and keeping on top of vegetation removal are all vital to the health of the […]

  • 14 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    DSC Dredge’s Director of International Dredge Sales, Charles Sinunu, recently attended a meeting and luncheon with Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh. DSC Dredge said in its announcement that, during the luncheon, the Prime Minister was pleased to learn about the agreement between DSC Dredge and Deep Diggers Ltd of Chittagong […]

  • 29 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Starting February 15, property owners and contractors are banned for four months from dredging and excavating at Smith Mountain and Leesville lakes due to fish spawning, according to a news release from Appalachian Power. The policy is necessary to support fish population growth, including sunfish, catfish and variations of bass, said Dan Wilson, a fisheries […]

  • 6 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Omaha District awarded a $1.68 million construction contract to Midwest Construction Company, Inc., on January 3 for the repair of approximately 300 feet of the right bank of the Platte River, approximately 1.25 river miles from the confluence of the Platte and the Missouri River. At this location, the […]

  • 23 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is taking comments on a draft environmental assessment for a proposed breach repair along the Platte River bank just upstream of the confluence with the Missouri River near Plattsmouth. This repair is an emergency action in response to damage caused during the March 2019 flood event. Repairs would include […]

  • 3 December 2019
    Business & Finance

     Transnet National Ports Authority’s (TNPA) Dredging Services division has been very busy these days pumping sand onto Durban’s Golden Mile beaches, aimed to welcome thousands of holidaymakers this festive season. Under the project, sand collected by their modern trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Isandlwana during TNPA’s usual harbor dredging operations from the ‘sand trap’ […]

  • 3 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Aberdeenshire Council has committed itself to a three-year dredging contract for three North-east harbors it operates, the council said in its latest release.  According to their official statement, as statutory authority for Banff, Macduff and Stonehaven, the council has a legal obligation to provide safe navigation for harbor users. During private session on Thursday (November […]

  • 4 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    A draft Masterplan to revitalize Port Hedland through construction of the McGowan Government’s $94 million Spoilbank Marina and waterfront redevelopment has been released for public comment, the Government of Western Australia reports.  The Spoilbank Marina project represents an important step toward the activation of the Port Hedland waterfront for the local community and those from […]

  • 25 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    On-site environmental investigations for the McGowan Government’s Spoilbank Marina project in Port Hedland have officially started, the Government of Western Australia reports.  The State Government has engaged consultants to assist in preparing the environmental impact assessment of the marina project, with O2 Marine to conduct field investigations in Port Hedland from today. The work includes […]

  • 2 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Bahrain’s HRH Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa has ordered the relevant authorities in the country to stop extracting sand and to prevent operations in the marine areas north of Muharraq and around the Jarada Island. According to his orders, the freezing of operations will be applicable until a study on the impact […]

  • 7 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Western Australia today announced that the Port Hedland Spoilbank Marina design will include a four lane boat ramp, doubling the original size of the boat launching facility, following strong community feedback. “Feedback from boat users and the Port Hedland community has seen the original two-lane ramp replaced with a four-lane option which […]

  • 28 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen Services Brisbane, the Queensland Service Hub for the international Damen Shipyards Group, is set to host a dredging seminar on July 9-10, 2019 at the Damen Service Hub premises in Brisbane.  During the seminar, the presentations will be given by Sjoerd de Bruin, Damen’s Sales Manager for Australia, and Oliver Marcus, Product Director Dredging. […]

  • 26 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Government of Western Australia has awarded a $4.9 million contract to Italia Stone Group (Pty Ltd) for the construction of the new weir at Bandy Creek Boat Harbor in Esperance. The contractor will begin work on the nine-month project in July, which will include 10,000 tonnes of earthworks and rockworks and see 400 tonnes […]

  • 24 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Qingzhou Julong Environment Technology Co. Ltd., a Qingzhou City based manufacturer and supplier of dredging equipment, has successfully delivered two units of their cutter suction dredger CSD500 series to Bangladesh. According to Julong, these dredgers were equipped with an anchor boom system, swivel bend, support frame for spud tilting, accommodation room, swivel bend and 1000 […]

  • 24 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Do Pump, a Chinese manufacturer and supplier of dredging pumps and dredging equipment, delivered their CSD 500 dredge pump to Bangladesh recently. According to Do Pump, the dredging project is located in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh. “This CSD 500 dredge pump works at 3500 cubic meters per hour in total, at a transfer distance […]

  • 14 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    In order to increase navigability of the country’s rivers and ensure smooth waterway communication, Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) has started the process of procuring 55 new dredgers, reported the UNB. According to the officials, 55 dredgers will be procured under two separate projects – Procurement of 20 dredgers and ancillary machinery; and Procurement […]

  • 3 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Brisbane has now completed maintenance dredging works in existing navigational areas at Hay Point. According to the North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP), this initial maintenance dredging program lasted for approximately four weeks. The project included dredging/relocating sediment which traveled along the coast accumulating over the years in the shipping […]

  • 28 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Bahrain’s Eskan Bank yesterday announced a tender for the Bandar Al Sayah and Danaat Al Sayah real estate development projects. According to an official Kingdom of Bahrain’s Tender Board Document, Eskan has invited bids from consultants to supervise the land reclamation works for the Bandar Al Sayah development. “The supervision consultant works for the Bandar Al Sayah […]

  • 19 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    East China’s Zhejiang Province has issued a ban on new land reclamation projects to protect the marine environment, Xinhua reports.  According to a guideline issued by the provincial government, “apart from key national strategic projects, Zhejiang will stop approving new land reclamation projects and strengthen the protection of coastal wetlands.” The Zhejiang Province’s government will also […]

  • 13 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB) has unveiled a plan to repair embankments in four upazilas (administrative regions in Bangladesh) to tackle river erosion, the United News of Bangladesh (UNB) informs.  Under this plan, supported with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) funding, approximately 82 kilometers of vulnerable dyke parts will be repaired. The initiative was taken […]