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  • 25 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    HKND Group – the company behind the Nicaragua Grand Canal project – has entered into an agreement with RODIO-Swissboring for a detailed physical Soil Investigation Program to be carried out for the Brito Access Channel and Brito Port area on the Pacific side. Also, the company has signed another agreement, this time with CSA Global of Australia, for project management and […]

  • 14 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Peel Ports has been recognized for its commitment to environmental stewardship in the delivery of its Manchester Ship Canal project by the prestigious and historic Carmen Awards. The awards, which honor exceptional achievement in industry and individual enterprise, praised the business’ revival of the historic trade route and Victorian engineering masterpiece to build a sustainable […]

  • 8 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Earlier in June, the filling of the new locks began, marking the start of a planned and methodical phase of operational testing of the Locks, including its culvert valves, maintenance bulkheads and gates. This stage of testing is meant to timely detect and correct any deficiencies in the project. The Panama Canal technical team is […]

  • 19 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi held a meeting with head of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) Mohab Mamish on Thursday to discuss updates on the New Suez Canal project and other annexed projects. During the meeting, President Sisi directed the SCA to upgrade the East Port Said harbor and a nearby industrial and logistic zone, […]

  • 12 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The finish of the New Suez Canal dredging project is in sight. This mega-project, to dredge more than a million cubic meters of sand a day, is unprecedented in terms of speed, manpower and equipment being used for the works. According to the latest figures from the Suez Canal Authority, approximately 216 million cubic meters of material has […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Sacyr Vallehermoso, S.A., a Spanish construction company based in Madrid, has released a video about the Panama Canal Expansion Project. Sacyr is part of Grupo Unidos por el Canal, S.A. (GUPC), the main contractor responsible for the design and construction of the Panama Canal’s third set of locks. The consortium includes Italy’s Impregilo, Belgian Jan […]

  • 10 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Kiasma, a company involved in research and development of thermoplastic material (HDPE), has been selected as a supplier of the discharge floating pipes for the New Suez Canal Project. The HDPE pipes that will be used for dredging of the Suez Canal have been produced by Kiasma in cooperation with Deriplast (K & D Dredging). Suez Canal Authority (SCA) […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi yesterday inspected the digging and dredging operations under the New Suez Canal project. The Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority, Mohab Mamish, hosted Sisi, briefing him about the progress being made on the project. They also discussed the outlines of the Suez development plans, including extension of east Port Said seaport […]

  • 4 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing maintenance dredging and advance maintenance dredging of the Cape Cod Canal Federal Navigation Project in Bourne and Sandwich, Mass. The proposed work involves dredging to remove approximately 150,000 cubic yards of sand and gravel from various locations in the authorized, 32-foot-deep by 500-foot-wide, main […]

  • 16 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    British Minister for the Middle East Tobias Ellwood has met Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi. The meeting came at the end of a three-day British trade mission led by Mr Ellwood, which was the largest to Egypt in over ten years. The Minister arrived in Cairo last Monday leading the largest trade mission to Egypt, involving […]

  • 23 December 2014
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    Nicaraguan officials and the Hong Kong Nicaragua Canal Development Investment Company (HKND) broke ground yesterday on a $50 billion transoceanic waterway predicted to rival the Panama Canal. At the opening ceremony, Nicaragua’s Vice-President Omar Halleslevens stated that the new canal would change the history and the economy of Nicaragua, one of Latin America’s poorest countries. “With this great […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Head of the Armed Forces Engineering Department and the supervisor of the New Suez Canal project, Major General Kamel Al-Wazir, said yesterday that the digging rate at the project reached 142 million cubic meters. The project is designed to enlarge the transit capacity and to increase industrial activity in the area. This capital project was inaugurated […]

  • 25 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Dredging works on the new Suez Canal in Egypt, an ambitious project with a deadline of only nine months, are in full swing and are going according to schedule. Companies from Egypt, UAE, the US, Belgium, and the Netherlands will dredge the new waterway. Included in the project are Boskalis, Van Oord, National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), Jan de […]

  • 24 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A consortium consisting of the world’s biggest dredging companies has started on the “New Suez” Canal project in Egypt. The companies will work together to create another canal that will run alongside the existing Suez Canal, in order to allow ships to simultaneously pass one another. Atlas Professionals is one of the agencies to provide […]

  • 14 November 2014
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    Head of the Suez Canal Authority (SCA) Mohab Mamish and United Arab Emirates Minister of State Sultan Ahmed al-Gaber earlier this week gave the green light for the start of dredging works on the new Suez Canal project. Earlier this month, the heavy duty dredger of the National Marine Dredging Company ‘al-Mirfa’, one of many […]

  • 24 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    HKND Group has announced the successful competition of the “Census of Persons, Families and Assets Attached to Land, Directly Benefited by the Construction of the Nicaragua Canal Project”. The Census recognition ceremony was held October 16th in the auditorium of the Secretariat of the Presidency (SEPRES). The total land area covered by the survey was […]

  • 9 October 2014
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    Two days ago, Egypt’s prime minister Ibrahim Mahlab paid a visit to Ismailia to follow up the ongoing work at the new Suez Canal project and congratulate the workers on the occasion of Eid al-Adha. Upon his arrival, Mahlab held a meeting with Suez Canal Authority Head Mohab Mamish and a number of officials including […]

  • 2 September 2014
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    The New Suez Canal Project is moving ahead. Around 17.5 million cubic meters of material have been dug so far. The digging works were divided into 33 sectors and assigned to specialized civil companies and two road divisions of the Armed Forces Engineering Authority. The project will boost Egypt’s economy and help speed up the movement […]

  • 28 August 2014
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    Around 17.5 million cubic meters of material have been dug so far at the newly-launched Suez Canal Project, military spokesman Brigadier Mohamed Samir said. In a statement, Samir noted that some 52 companies are now working at the project site. He added that new equipment were imported from aboard for the project. On August 5, […]

  • 18 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Egyptian Minister of Manpower and Immigration Nahed El-Ashri decided on Saturday to form a committee, containing 11 ministries and nine other departments, that will provide workers needed to carry out the Suez Canal area development project. The minister said that the committee would report its recommendations to the Cabinet regularly. She pointed out that trained workers […]

  • 12 August 2014
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    The Armed Forces have already started carrying out the New Suez Canal Project, according to sis.gov.eg. The digging works were divided into 33 sectors and assigned to specialized civil companies and two road divisions of the Armed Forces Engineering Authority, Brigadier Mohamed Samir said. The work was divided into sectors to complete the project in […]

  • 7 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    President Abdel Fatah Al Sisi said on Tuesday that Egyptian national companies that will be assigned with the Suez Canal development project will be working under the direct supervision of the Armed Forces. Sisi added that national security considerations were kept in mind while undertaking this project. He added that Egyptians are sensitive over financing […]

  • 28 July 2014
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    Last week, HKND Group held six consecutive briefing seminars about the Nicaragua Canal project across the country in Managua, Rivas, Bluefields and New Guinea. The seminars were organized in collaboration with the Nicaraguan government, the Superior Council of Private Enterprises (COSEP), the American Chamber of Commerce in Nicaragua (AMCHAM), the National Recycling Forum (FONARE), the National […]

  • 24 July 2014
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    Upon request of the Superior Council of the Private Enterprise (COSEP), a group of top managers and engineers from HKND and ERM recently made a four hour long presentation to more than 200 members of COSEP and the Nicaraguan Council of Small and Medium Enterprises (CONIMIPYME) on the Integrated Development Project of the Grand Canal of Nicaragua. […]

  • 12 March 2014
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    JSC Lenmorniiproekt has obtained a positive Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) conclusion on the Port of Sabetta project from the the state ecological expertise. The Federal Nature Management Supervision Service approved the positive conclusion of a commission of experts of the state environmental assessment of project documentation “Building of objects of seaport near the settlement of […]

  • 15 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    On 24 September 2013, the Republic of Costa Rica filed in the Registry of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) a document entitled “Request for the Indication of New Provisional Measures” in the case concerning Certain Activities carried out by Nicaragua in the Border Area, announced icj-cij.org. Costa Rica claims that its request is prompted by […]