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  • 26 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Van Oord, a leading contractor for dredging, marine engineering and offshore energy projects (oil, gas and wind), and Falck Safety Services recently signed a two year contract for the provision of safety training.  For many years, Van Oord has invested in an intensive trainee program for its employees. To this end, Falck will now provide Van […]

  • 5 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The National Land Agency (NLA) and Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will facilitate hydrographic surveys of the seabed in the country’s territorial waters, the Jamaica Information Service (JIS) reports.  The agreement will be executed under the auspices of the National Hydrographic Committee (NHC), which is chaired by Director […]

  • 13 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new technology that may improve dike strength faster and more economically is being tested in Bleskensgraaf this month. The technology is known as vacuum consolidation and it involves creating a vacuum below the surface by pumping out water, making the subsurface stronger. Deltares will provide technical guidance and conduct the analysis. On Monday, 11 April, […]

  • 9 March 2018
    Business & Finance

     Sea Transport Solutions (STS), part of the Sea Transport Corporation group of companies, which own, operate and construct marine vessels for commercial, pleasure and military application, has just released a very interesting video named ‘Australian Seabed Maintenance’. Seabed maintenance is a common sense strategy because the negative environmental impacts are minimal, while the positive […]

  • 1 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredgers are now able to bill by tonnage, reduce surveying cost, and can have a project completed in less time thanks to the REDmeters new RM2 density meter. The new RM2 is a non-nuclear in-line density meter that can be mounted on any dredging vessel. The inability to bill based on tonnage creates a discrepancy in pay item […]

  • 26 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    People in St Asaph are being invited to a public drop-in session, run by Natural Resources Wales, to find out more about the next steps towards improving flood defenses in the city. Funding of £3 million was confirmed for the scheme by the Welsh Government at the end of last year, enabling construction to start […]

  • 3 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Historically, mining processes with poor recovery rates have resulted in tailings with significant amounts of recoverable material. The extraction of this material can be achieved using dredges. There are several factors that justify the extraction and re-processing of tailings: – Tailings require fewer resources when compared to conventional mining. For example, a dredge can – […]

  • 16 May 2012

      In addition to providing specialist dredge monitoring and sampling services to a range of Ports and Dredging contractors, Partrac has recently completed a vibrocoring project in the Clyde Estuary and dredging monitoring survey in Stranraer Port. In March, The Partrac Group presented at the “Ports & The Environment” Seminar in Amsterdam on 22nd March. […]

  • 15 June 2010

    The town of Delavan hopes the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources can bring clarity—and lower prices—to plans for dredging the… [mappress] Source: gazettextra, June 16, 2010;

  • 12 February 2013

    Dredging has been completed at Lake Elkhorn, the last of Columbia’s three man-made lakes to have sediment removed over the past few years, according to Dennis Mattey, director of construction for Columbia Association (CA). JND Thomas began its dredging work at the 37-acre Lake Elkhorn began in late July 2012. The contractor finished in early […]

  • 9 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Member of Parliament for Sydney-Victoria, Mark Eyking, questioned the Conservative Government on the divestiture of the Sydney Harbour bottom. Eyking asked when the government will transfer control of the harbour bottom to the Cape Breton Regional Municipality (CBRM) so the municipality can focus on the economic development of the Port. “Now that the dredging is complete, […]

  • 5 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen Dredging Equipment has unveiled its new electrically-driven E-DOP dredge pump. According to the company, the new pump offers a wear-resistant, robust tool suited to diverse dredging projects. The new, electrical DOP pump is every bit as capable as the hydraulic predecessor; this development gives the DOP pump added versatility to be more applicable to […]

  • 29 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work has begun to revamp facilities in Portsmouth Naval Base so it can accommodate Britain’s biggest warships. It will take 18 months and £34 million to turn the 90-year-old structure at Middle Slip Jetty into 21st Century moorings meeting all the needs of Britain’s future flagship. In due course, the more modern Victory Jetty – […]

  • 18 May 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    BioSonics offered a preview of an entirely new technology in March at the Oceanology International (OI) exhibition in London. The MX Aquatic Habitat Echosounder has now been widely released and the response to this habitat assessment and mapping system has been strong, with immediate orders generated from around the World. “Since OI, we are shipping […]

  • 2 January 2012

    In November FutureLand welcomed its 300,000th visitor since the opening in 2009. Beside the regular visiting hours, FutureLand also presents a varied programme for the winter. The FutureLand Express is ready and waiting with blankets for tours on the new land. During the ride everyone can take a piece of new land home with them, […]

  • 3 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    For the first time, large-scale tests have shown that salt marshes act as a buffer zones and attenuate waves, even in extreme conditions such as storm surges. In combination with vegetation, they reduce waves by approximately 20% over a distance of 40 meters. This means that dikes behind salt marshes can be a lot lower and […]

  • 5 March 2010

    Cebu can accommodate bigger ships once the dredging project of the Cebu Ports Authority is completed in nine months’ time… [mappress] Source:globalnation,March 5,2010;

  • 7 September 2010

    Herjolfur, the ferry between the Westman Islands and mainland Iceland, can no longer sail to the brand new, specially constructed … (icenews) [mappress] Source: icenews, September 8, 2010;

  • 30 November 2012

    The new Cat® D Series Mini Hydraulic Excavators – models 301.7D, 302.2D and 302.4D are powerful, versatile machines that work comfortably in confined spaces and an addition to the existing D Series line-up. With model configurations that closely reflect their operating weights (1.6 to 2.5 metric tons), the new machines feature powerful hydraulics, a spacious […]

  • 17 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The contractors working on the Maasvlakte 2 project reached completion for Rotterdam Port Authority yesterday. The Maasvlakte 2 extension has increased port capacity by 2,000 hectares. Extensive studies were conducted using scale models, advanced software and simulators. Deltares tested and optimised the design of the 3.5 km hard seawall. Fantastic achievement Marcel van Gent, the […]

  • 27 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    One of the biggest projects handled in 2014 by the Gibraltar-based Gibdock has been definitely the docking of Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger Lelystad. This is the second time that 137-meter-long TSHD has been to Gibdock for repairs. The general drydocking project includes steelwork, pipe, mechanical and painting work, with steelwork inside the hopper […]

  • 6 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has begun maintenance dredging of the navigational channel in the outer harbor of Green Bay, north of Long Tail Point. Work started on Monday, October 3, 2016 and will continue for the next six to seven weeks. It is anticipated that all work will be completed by Thanksgiving. “It is the […]

  • 11 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Boskalis multi-purpose vessels Ndeavor and Ndurance won the Innovation Award in the category ‘Dredging Support Vessel’ yesterday evening, during the IHS DPC Innovation Awards ceremony in London. The jury praised the innovative design and multi-functionality of the vessels. The vessels are able to execute multiple tasks: dredging, transportation and accurate installation of rock, solid […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Atlas Copco has recently introduced a range of eight Drum Cutter attachments to its range of Construction Tools. The DC Drum Cutter range is available with service weights from 200 kg to 2900 kg, suitable for carriers of 1-50 tonnes. “Our Drum Cutters are an excellent choice for rock or concrete wall and surface profiling, […]

  • 4 September 2013

    Plans to improve the harbours that connect Cornwall with the Isles of Scilly have received support from Local Transport Minister Norman Baker. The minister announced work at St Mary’s and Penzance harbours can go ahead, subject to final clearances and securing European funding. Norman Baker said: “We are putting at least £8 million into this […]

  • 5 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized its plan to clean up contaminated ground water at the Scientific Chemical Processing Superfund site in Carlstadt, New Jersey. Past industrial activities contaminated shallow and deep levels of the ground water with volatile organic compounds, which can have serious health effects. The cleanup plan calls for the ground […]