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  • 1 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Birdon Pty Lt of Port Macquarie, NSW, has successfully completed dredging operations in the Settlement Shores canals. The maintenance dredging of Settlement Shores Canals will ensure the canal system continues to be safe to access for the boating public. The Settlement Shores Plan was prepared in 2017 and identified dredging of the canal beds as […]

  • 1 June 2020

    The Lagos State Government announced last week that the ongoing clearing and dredging of all drainage channels across the state will continue until September. During an inspection tour, the Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Mr Tunji Bello, stated that the cleaning have been designed to ensure that water flows through all the drainage […]

  • 26 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Drainage canals and ditches in western Flagler County were evaluated for maintenance needs and clearing work has begun, the Flagler County Government said in its latest release.  Flagler County staff finished its assessment on Thursday, July 23, and immediately started clearing a 1.5 mile section of canal that runs along the east side of County […]

  • 29 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Canal and River Trust has just introduced a plan which includes £1.8 million worth of improvements to the historic network of canals across the West Midlands. The work, needed to preserve and protect the 383 miles of waterway in the West Midlands region, is due to start in November and be completed by the […]

  • 28 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The World Canals Conference, which visits a different waterway destination around the world each year, took place in Inverness from 19th to 22nd September. The event was organised by the hosts, Scottish Canals, on behalf of Inland Waterways International. The conference was based around Eden Court Theater situated on the banks of the River Ness, […]

  • 10 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Bangkok’s Bang Na District Office has joined the Royal Thai Navy in the canals dredging project to enhance drainage efficiency, as well as to honor Their Majesties the King and Queen. Dredging activities started in front of the Hydrographic Department, with the office’s Director-General, Charin Boonmoh, inaugurating the event and welcoming participation from Bang Na District […]

  • 9 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Monroe County just completed an air curtain installation that blocks weeds from entering Big Pine Key’s Canal #287, one of the Keys’ 131 “poor”-rated canals. This marks the end of the construction phase of the County’s original $5-million investment in demonstration projects that implemented four different restoration methods – air curtain weed gate installation, organic […]

  • 25 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    As the final winter works are being carried out, the Scottish Canals unveiled yesterday a new pilot scheme to increase the amount of staff time and resources devoted to dredging in the Lowland Canals. In recent years the Scottish Canals seen an average of 80 boats transit the Forth & Clyde, and whilst interest in the Kelpies […]

  • 21 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Scottish Canals is gearing up for the busy summer boating season by investing £250,000 in new machinery to help carry out a comprehensive program of dredging and weed cutting along the nation’s waterways. The works will be delivered by Scottish Canals’ in-house dredging team, who will work with boaters to tackle areas causing navigational issues. […]

  • 20 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Canal and River Trust will rescue up to 300 lbs of fish from Caen Hill Locks in Devizes, before one of the lock pounds and side ponds is drained to allow vital repairs to take place. The team will use a technique called electrofishing, which involves using an electrical current to temporarily stop the […]

  • 17 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    A group of four Edinburgh College of Art (ECA) students on the new Material Practice – MSc program are working with Scottish Canals to repurpose material removed from canals during dredging. There are over 220 km of canals in Scotland. Although they are no longer avenues for trade and commerce, they are listed as industrial […]

  • 27 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    A leading urban regeneration specialist, with strong links to the North West of England, has been appointed to chair the North West Partnership, announced the Canal and River Trust. Bob Pointing will take on the voluntary leadership role with the charity this month and chair his first bi-monthly partnership meeting in March. “Bob will now lead […]

  • 8 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    After many years of waiting, the City’s Canal Dredging project for Lauderdale Isles canals is set to begin this month. The project is being managed by the City of Fort Lauderdale and the contractor, Gator Dredging of Clearwater, Florida, will perform the work. Plans call for dredging of nine out of the ten canals in the Isles, […]

  • 31 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The EU’s TEN-T Program will support with nearly €1 million a study on upgrading the last sections of the Twente canals to make them suitable to larger class Va vessels. The study is the last phase before the construction works planned for 2016. This project will focus on preparing the technical, financial and contractual documentation […]

  • 28 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The importance and potential of Wales canals to improve the prosperity of local communities was recognized at last week’s Royal Welsh Show, with a series of meetings between Welsh ministers and representatives from Glandŵr Cymru, the Canal & River Trust in Wales. The First Minister Carwyn Jones AM highlighted the vital contribution that the Welsh […]

  • 25 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As water levels begin to recede, Canal and River Trust is preparing to get the nation’s canal network repaired and fully open. Across large parts of the country the remarkable resilience of the two centuries old canal system has again been proven and it remains open for people to use. Nevertheless, costs are mounting in […]

  • 8 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District recently awarded a 50-month contract to B&K Construction Co. for increased drainage along Jefferson Ave. in Orleans Parish. The contract, which is part of the Southeast Louisiana Project (SELA), will reduce the risk of damages from a 10-year rainfall event. A 10-year event is a rain […]

  • 20 December 2012

    Scottish Canals Canal House has invited bidders to submit their offers for the National Dredging Framework 2013-2017. The object of the contract is to provide dredging on Inland Scottish Canals, and includes: – Land-based and floating dredging; – Additional resources/changed methodology to offset reduced efficiency for increased distances between access/loading points; – Dewatering dredgings; – […]

  • 7 September 2012

    Thailand’s Armed Forces Development Command has continued to dredge Bangkok’s canals, with work expected to finish later this month. The work, which began Aug 31, has so far done about 200 metres of the 22 kilometre Klong Lat Phrao. Col Noppadol Pinthong, commander of the mobile unit of Armed Forces Development Command said that the […]

  • 16 May 2012

    Gator Dredging will begin dredge activities in six canals in the southeast Cape this week. The contractor is building holding cells to retain the fill material. Operations will be limited to Monday Friday from 7 a.m. 7 p.m. Residents should expect equipment noise from the work activity during the daylight hours. The six canals are: […]

  • 8 May 2012

    The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration has affirmed that the dredging of canals and drainage systems will be complete ahead of the upcoming rainy season, according to TAN Network. Department of Drainage and Sewerage Director Sanya Sheenimit reported that his office has dredged 40 percent of canals in Bangkok and expects the rest to be done by […]

  • 25 April 2012

    Like Bangkok and other provinces in the central region, Chiang Mai Province in the North has prepared to dredge canals as well. Local military personnel have been assigned to get rid of water hyacinths, which are densely populated in Mae Kha Canal, to clear the waterway. The move is expected to help prevent overflow of […]

  • 7 February 2012

    The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration has begun the dredging of city canals in order to get ready for the arrival of heavy rain. Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) Deputy Governor Wallop Suwandee said on Saturday that he has urged officers at the Department of Drainage and Sewerage to speedily draw a conclusion on the dredging of all […]

  • 31 January 2012

    Bangkok Governor Sukhumbhand Paribatra said on Monday that the dredging of canals and sewers in the capital would be done before …   (nationmultimedia) [mappress] Source: nationmultimedia, January 31, 2012;

  • 15 December 2011

    Bay County has created a financing mechanism for dredging private canals. Commissioners approved an amendment to the Municipal …   By Felicia Kitzmiller  (newsherald) [mappress] Source: newsherald, December 15, 2011;  

  • 1 December 2011

    Cape Coral has a database residents can use to identify canals most in need of dredging in the city’s southeast quarter…   By Don Ruane (news-press) [mappress] Source: news-press, December 1, 2011; Image: dredge

  • 17 November 2011

    The Bangkok governor says canals in the western part of the city must be dredged to increase drainage capacity…   (thailandoutlook) [mappress] Source: thailandoutlook, November 17, 2011;

  • 9 November 2011

    As the Thai capital is facing flooding of crisis proportions, Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Saturday ordered concerned agencies to u… (mcot) [mappress] Source: mcot, November 9, 2011

  • 27 October 2011

    A group of New Baltimore residents are looking for two special assessments to help the canals behind their homes look, and smell, more appea… More info: voicenews By Courtney Flynn [mappress] Source: voicenews, October 27, 2011