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  • 21 January 2019

    By Maurice Freivokh, President at Dragflow Latin America and Dragflow North America. In mining it is often necessary to tackle dredging work in complex contexts. In fact, companies often find themselves working with inhomogeneous sediments and in difficult environments. Choosing the right equipment can really make the difference for those who have goals to keep […]

  • 5 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, has awarded Nobis Engineering, Inc. a 5-year contract to perform environmental remediation services at the Elizabeth Mine Superfund Site in Strafford, Vermont. The Elizabeth Mine Superfund Site is an abandoned copper mine and is recognized as one of the largest and most intact historic mining sites […]

  • 25 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Heavy equipment operators are expected to begin working this week to dredge stamp sands from in and around the Grand Traverse Harbor in Keweenaw County, reports the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Over the past roughly 100 years, historic copper mine tailings from the Wolverine and Mohawk mines – called stamp sands – were deposited […]

  • 25 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Buffalo Reef Task Force has scheduled a meeting in Lake Linden later this month to discuss with the public three alternatives tentatively selected for further analysis in the fight to save this important natural reef off the Keweenaw Peninsula. The meeting will take place on July 31 at the Lake Linden-Hubbell High School, located […]

  • 24 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ellicott Dredges, a Baltimore based manufacturer of dredging equipment, has reported a very busy and successful end of 2017, with important new orders from all corners of the world. The New York State Canal Corporation (NYSCC) runs the New York State Canal System and has once again selected Ellicott to supply its latest dredger, to […]

  • 28 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Justice, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Nevada Division of Environmental Protection announced a $25 million agreement for the cleanup of the Rio Tinto Mine, an abandoned copper mine in Elko County, Nev. Four companies have agreed to pay for the environmental project. The state of Nevada will oversee the […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DRAGFLOW, a world player in solid pumping solutions with over 25 years of experience in manufacturing heavy duty pumps and complete dredging equipment, has had an extremely busy and successful year.  Hereby we are bringing you a list of the DRAGFLOW’s most successful projects and achievements in 2014.   Sand and Gravel Extraction Project in Nebraska, […]

  • 18 January 2011

    Chief executive Tom Albanese said: “Running our operations at full capacity was a priority for Rio Tinto in 2010, in an environment of strong prices for most of our commodities. Our success is clearly demonstrated in iron ore where we set new quarterly and annual production records. During the quarter we approved a further $5.5 billion in value-adding […]

  • 16 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released its final Bristol Bay Assessment describing potential impacts to salmon and ecological resources from proposed large-scale copper and gold mining in Bristol Bay, Alaska. The report, titled “An Assessment of Potential Mining Impacts on Salmon Ecosystems of Bristol Bay, Alaska,” concludes that large-scale mining in the Bristol Bay watershed […]

  • 29 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Nautilus Minerals’ Production Support Vessel (PSV) was launched today at the Mawei shipyard in China, the company said in its latest release.  The vessel will be used by Nautilus and its partner, Eda Kopa (Solwara) Limited at the Solwara 1 project site, in the Bismarck Sea off Papua New Guinea. Mike Johnston, Nautilus’ CEO, said: […]

  • 20 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dragflow has recently supplied its DRH cable dredger to a mine located in the southwest region of the island of Sumbawa, in the District of Sekongkang, Indonesia, for extraction of copper, gold and silver. “The customer was looking for a complete dredging equipment, diesel driven, capable to create and handle high concentration slurry, to be place […]

  • 23 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ok Tedi Mining Ltd. (OTML) has awarded to Dredging International, member of the DEME Group, a five and a half-year extension of its ongoing contract to remove mine-derived sediments from the lower Ok Tedi river system, situated in the Western Province of Papua New Guinea. The value of this contract is $220 million (approximately EUR […]

  • 25 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Rolls-Royce has secured a landmark agreement to supply six of its new B33:45 medium-speed diesel generator sets to China’s Fuijan Mawei shipyard for configuration aboard the world’s first ever seabed mining vessel. The pioneering vessel, designed by Singapore’s SeaTech Solutions for Dubai-based owner Marine Assets Corporation (MAC), will be powered by six B33:45L9A engines to provide 31.4 megawatts of […]

  • 11 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen Dredging Equipment has just completed an unusual task – their dredge pumps and valves have been fitted in remote operated deep sea mining vehicles. These deep sea mining vehicles, also called Seafloor Production Tools (SPTs), have been manufactured by Soil Machine Dynamics (SMD). This UK-based company designed and built three SPTs, each for a specific […]

  • 4 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Over the next two weeks, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will oversee Honeywell Specialty Materials LLC’s collection of sediment samples from Lake Linden Beach and Torch Lake in the Village of Lake Linden in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The sampling is required to determine the extent of contamination from heavy metals and polychlorinated biphenyls, or PCBs, and […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Canadian-based Barrick Gold Corporation recently purchased a DSC Wolverine Class dredge. Barrick is a global company, located on five continents and involved in projects such as mine operation, advancing exploration and project development. The Wolverine will be used in Pueblo Viejo, the Sanchez Ramirez Province of the Dominican Republic, located about two hours north west […]

  • 4 March 2011

      Sir Rod Eddington and Yves Fortier, non-executive directors of Rio Tinto, will be retiring from the boards at the conclusion of the 2011 annual general meetings on 5 May 2011. Yves Fortier’s retirement was first announced in February 2010. Andrew Gould, senior independent director, will serve for one more year before retiring at the […]

  • 23 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has been awarded a contract by Fujian Mawei Shipbuilding Limited for two subsea knuckle boom cranes to be installed on the world’s first seabed mining vessel.  Delivery of the cranes is scheduled for Q1/2017. The order was booked into first quarter 2015 order intake. The 227m production support vessel has a […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Secretary-General Nii Odunton accompanied by his Deputy and Legal Counsel, Michael Lodge, had the opportunity to visit the Soil Machine Dynamics (SMD) facility in Newcastle upon Tyne on 4 September 2014, to get a look at Nautilus Minerals’ Polymetallic Sulphides Mining Technology. The newly assembled Auxiliary Cutter (AC), is the third and final seafloor production […]

  • 21 February 2011

      Coastal operations in the Pilbara region continue to be hampered by ongoing weather issues associated with Tropical Cyclones Dianne and Carlos, that are likely to impact on shipped tonnage for the first quarter of this year. TC Carlos is currently 100 kilometres north-west of Broome, moving in a west-southwest direction at a speed of […]

  • 3 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Subsea vehicle designer and manufacturer SMD were awarded the contract to build the world’s first deep sea mining tools for Nautilus Minerals in 2007. The contract included three subsea mining machines with the associated control and launch and recovery systems. Tuesday, 2nd July, saw the first major milestone in the production of the mining vehicles […]

  • 23 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Patent Office has approved Ellicott Dredge’s latest application for a new patent named Slurry Pump with Adjustable Liner. This invention relates generally to a slurry pump, and, more particularly, to centrifugal slurry pump for dredging. The invention uses electronic sensors to measure the gap between the impeller and the front head liner. Then it […]

  • 10 August 2012

    Global marine technology developer Kongsberg Maritime’s Aberdeen based underwater camera group has received contracts to supply comprehensive underwater camera packages to a total of four new state-of-the-art SMD trencher and mining vehicles being delivered to major subsea service clients. The first contract is for cameras and accessories for a new generation high powered deep water […]

  • 21 December 2012

    FCC, the Citizen Services Group, has further strengthened its position in key Latin American countries with its first major contract in Brazil. FCC will expand the Açu Superport, located 315 kilometres north of Rio de Janeiro. The contract, which is worth more than 407 million euro, has an execution period of 32 months and includes […]

  • 10 August 2012

      In June, Ex-Im Bank approved a $7 million loan guarantee supporting the export of dredging equipment and spare parts from Dredging Supply Co., in Reserve. La., to Japaul Oil and Maritime Services PLC in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. Ex-Im Bank is guaranteeing a medium-term loan from RB International Finance (USA) LLC in Bethel, Conn., to […]

  • 5 January 2012

    Sunergy Inc. has announced that it has received further analytical results on its Pampana ( Sierra Leone , West Africa ) Heavy Mineral Sands. Using lower analytical detection units than previous tests at Currenta’s analytical laboratory in Leverkusen, Germany , we have discovered that the sands contain potential economic quantities of Silver, Platinum and Palladium, […]