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  • 13 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    According to a statement on the website of the Central People’s Government on Tuesday, the State Council, China’s cabinet, has approved the ocean use plan (2011-2020) for Shanghai, Guangdong and Hainan to guide water use in a scientific and sustainable way. The statement expanded the permitted area for land reclamation in Shanghai, Guangdong and Hainan […]

  • 1 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Beach replenishment operations, undertaken as a part of the ongoing restoration efforts in the San Elijo Lagoon, are now underway at the Fletcher Cove in Solana Beach, reports Build NCC. The City of Solana Beach confirmed yesterday that the sand pumping operations began Saturday, April 28th and are anticipated to take approximately four weeks to complete. During […]

  • 16 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    A restoration project that involves dredging sediment from Spring Mill Lake at Spring Mill State Park is underway, but visitors can still use the lake for fishing and boating. The boat ramp will remain closed for eight weeks during the project, but watercraft that can be launched from shore will still have access. Dredging the […]

  • 26 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Wyong Shire Council decided at the November 25th meeting to extend dredging of the Entrance Channel for another week. The council resolved, as a matter of urgency, to extend the dredging, allowing further renourishment of the Entrance Beach. Council’s Mayor, Doug Eaton said: “This is an important, iconic beach in our Shire and we want to ensure […]

  • 24 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has announced the latest edition of Terra et Aqua. People in the dredging industry specialise in thinking “out of the box”. So it should be no surprise (although it sometimes is) that the dredging industry attracts people with a broad range of engineering skills, practical hands-on experience and […]

  • 13 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) has just published a new ‘Facts About’ publication on underwater drilling and blasting. ‘Facts About’ is a series of concise, easy-to-read leaflets which give an effective overview of essential facts about specific dredging and maritime construction subjects. Each leaflet provides a kind of ‘management summary’ for stakeholders who […]

  • 26 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    International scientists have developed a computer simulation tool to predict short-term flood hazards on coral-reef-lined coasts and to assess longer-term impacts from climate change. The tool is called Bayesian Estimator of Wave Attack in Reef Environments for predicting flooding (BEWARE) and can be used to understand the flood risks for low lying ocean islands that […]

  • 27 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    CIRIA, the construction industry research and information association, and Central Dredging Association (CEDA) will next Wednesday, February 4th, hold the Risk Assessment and Management of Contaminated Sediments event in London. The event will examine how the risks of contaminated sediments in UK could be assessed and managed. In some parts of the UK, increased dredging has been […]

  • 9 October 2020
    Equipment, Technology

    Qingzhou Julong Environment Technology Co. launched their new amphibious multifunctional dredger in China recently. The dredger, named AMD260, will be used for a channel dredging works and the construction of a marina. The AMD260 is a mobile dredger, equipped with a deep water bucket, a hydraulic cutter suction pump and a clamshell. Moreover, this “four […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    During the Oceanology International 2014 exhibition, Stema-Systems will introduce the new DensiTune Portable system for rapid fluid mud assessment. This DensiTune P system weighs in total 15 kg and is suited for hand carried transport. This piece of equipment can be deployed on any vessel for sediment density measurements. The retrieved density information allows organizations […]

  • 12 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Kiasma Group, an Italian dredging pipeline manufacturer, has added a range of solar panels to its HDPE pipelines. This means that photovoltaic energy can be generated by panels fixed to the discharge lines used in the dredging industry. Kiasma describes the photovoltaic panels as flexibile and light and of a highly efficient design. They are functional, resistant to impact, […]

  • 5 September 2013

    The properties of ecosystems could be used more to improve flood protection. The restoration or preservation of these systems should be included in the early stages of flood protection and climate adaptation strategies. This was the conclusion of a number of international researchers, who included Bregje van Wesenbeeck, an ecologist with Deltares specialising in ecological […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Rick Scott yesterday officially kicked-off JAXPORT’s Mile Point harbor improvement project which will remove existing navigational restrictions on the St. Johns River at Mile Point. This project will ensure larger ships can travel the channel more efficiently, saving shippers and businesses time and money in loading and unloading cargo. The state invested $43.5 million for […]

  • 30 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    To better protect the local native fish habitat landholders along the Murray River are being reminded that unauthorised dredging works, removal of river snags and the destruction of riverbanks is not permitted. Department of Primary Industries (DPI) Supervising Fisheries Officer, Peter Tilbrook, said that current work by the Murray Darling Basin Authority on the Mildura […]

  • 16 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    A new scheme to remove red tape and help landowners manage the risk of flooding has been announced by Environment Secretary Owen Paterson yesterday. In recent years wet weather has caused significant flooding in areas such as the River Brue in Somerset. But while river maintenance can make floods less likely in some areas, current […]

  • 6 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The health of Gladstone Harbour will be secured in a new partnership with the Newman Government that will improve planning, environmental and economic outcomes after years of Labor mismanagement. Environment and Heritage Protection Minister Andrew Powell launched the Gladstone Healthy Harbour Partnership which is supported by industry, community, research institutions and local government. “Labor had […]

  • 4 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    CEDA has added online seminars to its palette of platforms to exchange knowledge and best practice experience. The first CEDA Webinar will take place on 23rd of April at 3:00 pm, Europe Summer Time (Brussels). The impacts of underwater sound on aquatic life have become a very important environmental issue. This is because many forms […]

  • 26 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dragflow, an Italian manufacturer of heavy duty pumps and complete dredging equipment, has developed new hydraulic pumps models: 400-600HC and 600HH. “When the market is changing fast, continuous innovation is required,” said Ms Doris Zaccaria, Dragflow’s marketing manager. “Research and development play a key role in Dragflow strategy; every new project is a challenge but also an occasion […]

  • 21 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Over the last few years, ECTMarine has delivered several cutter heads to different contractors with different types cutter suction dredgers. Recently, one of the cutters supplied to a Dutch dredge contractor has been inspected after about 100.000 m3 of dredging sand, silt and clay, to see how it held up. “We, as well as the […]

  • 9 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society has welcomed news that the Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt is now seeking further information about how the Adani Carmichael coal mine would impact two endangered species. Imogen Zethoven, the Great Barrier Reef campaign director for AMCS, said that expanding coalmines in Australia would further threaten the Reef. “To go […]

  • 23 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Guwahati Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA) has started a massive project to refurbish its water bodies. In order to achieve this, GMDA decided to go with REMU Big Float 1400 amphibious excavator that will be used for dredging of the overgrown lake. According to GMDA CEO, Shri. Anurag Sing, one of the reasons to choose the Big Float dredger was its ability […]

  • 3 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Following its sister vessel in 2009, the vessel Joseph Plateau was launched today at the Spanish shipyard Construcciones Navales de Norte in Sestao. This 191,5 m long vessel will be used for precise rock dumping to a depth of 2,000 m. The system for the unfolding of the fall pipe is extremely advanced and operates […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Caterpillar has introduced its new Cat® 336F excavator, built to meet U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final emissions standards. This piece of equipment comes equipped with several features to enhance fuel efficiency. Electric boom and stick regeneration valves capture and recycle energy, and an engine idle shutdown setting turns the engine off after a specified amount […]

  • 21 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging consultants from a consortium of Dutch companies including Royal IHC, Deltares and NETICS have prepared a full-scale pilot project to implement a circular sediment management plan for a reservoir dredging work in India. For the majority of dams that have been clogged up during the past decades, the active removal of sediment from these […]

  • 27 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Smarter ways of exchanging information in the water sector should result in lower costs, innovation and a stronger international position. Rijkswaterstaat, IBM, the Delfland water authority, Delft University of Technology and Deltares announced the launch of Digital Delta yesterday. Over a period of 12 months, these organisations will be looking at how improvements to the […]

  • 17 January 2012

    In the report tendered by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), Engr. Gerry Asuncion, he said that the several explosions of Mt. Bulusan have caused the deposit of enormous volume of ashes and other volcanic debris now compounded on the slopes of the volcano and gullys leading to the towns of Irosin and Juban […]