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  • 30 May 2012

    A major dredging programme has started at the Bembridge Harbour. ML Dredging Limited have been awarded the dredging contract by Bembridge Harbour Authority and have bought their split leg backhoe dredger Witton Two into the Harbour – having an overall length of 22.5m and a gross 120 ton capacity. Their associated split hopper barge Split […]

  • 20 December 2011

    Spectrum Acquisition Holdings, Inc. , a growing mining exploration, technology and services organization begins environmental impact studies of Sustainable Biomining at Avalon Perspectives mining sites. Spectrum Acquisition Holdings has begun its initial phase of Environmental Impact studies on 3 mines that it has acquired rights for, through its acquisition of Avalon Perspectives Inc., along the […]

  • 11 September 2011

    The proposed Lamu Port inched closer to reality after President Kibaki hinted that the multi-billion-shilling project was finally…   By MARK AGUTU (nation) [mappress] Source: nation, September 11, 2011

  • 27 January 2014

    Mr. Oko Vanderpuije, the Mayor of Accra, has announced that the Korle Lagoon dredging project will start in February, according to citifmonline.com. This project, which requires a relocation of the Sodom and Gomorrah residents, has been delayed due to financial problems. Dredging of the Sodom and Gomorrah, Nima, Kotabi – areas is a part of […]

  • 18 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    A Port of Blyth maintenance dredging program is set to begin Wednesday, May 20, the port said in their latest release.  This campaign of maintenance dredging will be conducted at the Port approaches, main navigational channel and operational commercial berths. The Port of Blyth dredging works will include frequent trips to and from the spoil […]

  • 8 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Dredging work in Stromness Harbour is due to take place later this month. According to the OIC, surveys have shown that silt has built up in the south, middle and north basins in the harbour. Dredging is now needed to ensure that the areas of the harbour closest to the shore remain accessible to vessels. […]

  • 4 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency this week will begin excavating areas of perchlorate-contaminated soil on and around a residential property on Poplar Street in Barstow, CA. The residence had been occupied by the former owner of Mojave Pyrotechnics, Inc., a defunct pyrotechnics manufacturing company that operated in the 1980’s. EPA will remove approximately 1100 tons […]

  • 5 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Susquehanna State Park’s Lapidum Boat Launching facility will be temporarily closed on or around October 9, with a projected reopening date of December 1, 2012, in order to remove excessive sediment from the launch area caused by Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee. “This work is necessary in order to keep the facility in a […]

  • 8 August 2012

    Minister for Environment and Climate Change Ryan Smith has announced that Portarlington’s beach renourishment project will commence in mid-August and be completed by late September. The project is part of the Victorian Coalition Government’s $9.54 million Protection of the Port Phillip Beaches and Foreshore Program which is funding renourishment projects at high priority beaches around […]

  • 31 July 2012

    According to ynn.com, one of the final stages in the effort to clean-up Onondaga Lake is set to begin. When the project does start, 185 acres of the lake are expected to be dredged, and another 417 acres will be capped with clean sediment. That’s about 20 percent of the lake. Ynn.com reports that this […]

  • 12 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has informed the shipping, harbour craft and pleasure craft communities in Singapore’s waters that the Senoko Jetty dredging scheme will be underway from June 16 until July 15, 2014. Dredging works will be undertaken by a grab dredger which will be held by 3 spuds as anchors. This […]

  • 9 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Local government of Olongapo is set to begin its massive river dredging works that is meant to mitigate severe flooding in the city after receiving a P2.4 million backhoe from a mall chain. Mayor Rolen Paulino personally tested the equipment given by SM Prime Holdings during the turnover held recently at the Marikit Park. “This […]

  • 16 April 2012
    Vessels

    Nodosa Shipyard has begun the construction of a new Trailing Suction Split Hopper Dredger (TSSHD), with 1500 m3 of capacity. This new construction, which increases the capacity of the latest dredger delivered by Nodosa in 300 m3 (the vessel “OMVAC DIEZ”, a TSSHD of 1200 m3 of capacity, was delivered in 2011), is the biggest […]

  • 10 April 2012

    A $6 million upgrade of Milford Sound harbour at Fresh Water Basin has commenced. The planned work includes replacement of the existing wharves. The new ones were built by E-Type Engineering and are more robust and will absorb berthing impact. They weigh 45 tonnes each. Also the upgrade will include movement of the existing breakwater […]

  • 15 June 2011

    Abu Dhabi is to construct a new sailing village to boost the Emirate’s appeal to watersports fans, the country’s tourism authorities…   (independent) [mappress] Source: independent, June 15, 2011

  • 6 October 2011

    At least P490 million will be allotted by President Benigno Simeon S. Aquino III for the immediate dredging of Pampanga Bay and the … By FRANCO G. REGALA (mb) [mappress] Source: mb, October 6, 2011;

  • 22 March 2011

    Vice President Namadi Sambo has said that the Federal Government would begin the dredging of the Benue River soon. (nigerianobservernews) [mappress] Source: nigerianobservernews, March 22, 2011

  • 21 October 2010

    Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore informs the shipping, harbour craft and pleasure craft communities in Singapore’s waters that soil investigation works off Tuas View start next week. Soil investigation works will be carried out by means of borehole drilling using jack-up barges. Two jack-up barges will be working on two boreholes at any one […]

  • 15 February 2011

    A delegation from Faroese company Articon was in Shetland late last week to finalise details of the contract to dredge Scalloway Harbour…   (fishnewseu) [mappress] Source: fishnewseu, February 15, 2011;

  • 2 February 2011

    The Gladstone Port iis operating as normal, despite category five Cyclone Yasi bearing down on the coast. Gladstoner Port’s Corporation CEO… (gladstoneobserver) [mappress] Source: gladstoneobserver, February 2, 2011;

  • 15 December 2010

    Wesley Lake – that unsightly receptacle for sediment, trash and pollution — is finally getting some relief. After a lengthy submission … By Charles Layton (blogfinger) [mappress] Source: blogfinger, December 15, 2010;

  • 6 May 2010

    BOSTON — Workers are preparing to dredge the Charles River Thursday in search of clues to what caused part of a water main to burst… [mappress] Source: wbur, May 6, 2010;

  • 15 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Alaska District began dredging the Cook Inlet Navigation Channel yesterday for the first time since its construction in 1999-2000 to maintain safe ship passage between the Knik Arm Shoal and the Port of Anchorage. This year’s $5 million project continues through June and is the first phase of a multiple-year […]

  • 18 February 2011

    Hen Cove dredging preparation will begin in October with the final project set for completion no later than January 2012…   (wickedlocal) [mappress] Source: wickedlocal, February 18, 2011;

  • 15 August 2010

    The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) will lead another dredging and clean-up drive in eight Metro Manila waterways starting… By ANNA LIZA T. VILLAS (mb) [mappress] Source: mb, August 15, 2010;

  • 8 March 2011

    The Muskegon Channel is at the front of the line for 2011 dredging thanks to a 1,000-foot freighter getting hung up on a sandbar in the…   By Dave Alexander (mlive) [mappress] Source: mlive, March 8, 2011