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  • 3 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Gothenburg, the largest port in Scandinavia, is set to expand with the construction of a new terminal at the outer port area. The terminal will be built using dredging spoils and is expected to be completed at some point after 2020. The Land and Environment Court has granted the Port of Gothenburg […]

  • 23 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Cambridge University Botanic Garden’s lake, constructed in 1857-58, is to be dredged for the first time in the Garden’s history. The decision to dredge the lake is a result of a series of professional, analytical studies, culminating in a report confirming that the lake is heavily silted, with a water depth of just 0.3m in […]

  • 6 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Massachusetts Department of Transportation – Highway Division is seeking a permit from the USACE, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with dredging in Cohasset Narrows. The proposed work involves the dredging of 1,341 cubic yards of material over a 33,791-square-foot area across four separate locations within the Cohasset Narrows, […]

  • 17 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    All seven members of Oregon’s congressional delegation yesterday urged federal environmental officials to support the prompt transition of the Portland Harbor Superfund site from the prolonged study phase to active cleanup. The letter from U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley and U.S. Reps. Peter DeFazio, Earl Blumenauer, Greg Walden, Kurt Schrader and Suzanne Bonamici […]

  • 4 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Canal & River Trust recently opened a pilot dredging treatment site near Coventry as part of plans to carry out £80 million worth of dredging over ten years. With new legislation, the cost of disposing of dredging via landfill has increased dramatically in recent years, and the site should provide a cost efficient place to […]

  • 29 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The effort to make the Norfolk Harbor wider, deeper and safer took a significant step forward last Friday as the plan outlining the project’s national economic benefits was approved by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to take its next step forward. “This is an infrastructure project that holds value for Virginia, the national economy and […]

  • 1 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Chatham Rock Phosphate has achieved another major milestone by completing and filing evidence from 31 expert witnesses and answers to 62 queries from the Environmental Protection Authority. CRP has applied for a marine consent to mine rock phosphate from an area of the seabed on the Chatham Rise, in the Pacific Ocean 450 km from […]

  • 26 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp yesterday announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has given green light to the Valley City, ND, to keep and maintain its floodwall. The decision from FEMA is a result of a fix Heitkamp wrote and successfully included in the funding bill Congress passed last month that allowed Valley City to keep […]

  • 10 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Australia’s Federal Minister for the Environment, Greg Hunt, has announced that he has completed the approvals process for four Queensland projects. He said that “after rigorous assessment, I have completed the approvals process for four Queensland projects under National Environmental Law. I have approved: • The capital dredging program for the proposed Terminals 0, 2 […]

  • 1 June 2010
    Business & Finance

    For (future) decision makers and their advisors in governments, port and harbour authorities, offshore companies and other organisations that have to execute dredging projects, the International Association of Dredging Companies, in co-operation with UNESCO–IHE, organises the International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation. The Seminar will take place in Delft, The Netherlands from Monday 21 to […]

  • 12 December 2012

    Nicaragua’s river-dredging machine, which was christened the “Doña Laura” in mock homage to Costa Rican President Laura Chinchilla, has been given a more diplomatically correct name at the behest of President Daniel Ortega. Edén Pastora, who is heading Nicaragua’s river-dredging operation on the Río San Juan, told TV Channel 63 news that he had named […]

  • 23 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) recently approved a €195 million financing for the Ports of Civitavecchia and Fiumicino, paving the way for major infrastructure works in these ports. According to the officials, the decision was taken after a long inquiry considering the development of the “Highways of the Sea”, an important hub for passenger and cargo flows in Center Italy and one […]

  • 12 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Environment Court Judge Jeff Smith has granted Port Otago’s application to deepen its Otago Harbour channel in anticipation of the arrival of bigger container ships on the New Zealand coast. The company had originally sought consent from the Otago Regional Council for resource consent to: • Deepen, widen, and maintain the lower harbour channel; the […]

  • 22 June 2012

    Gold Pan California, a gold prospecting supply shop located in the Bay Area, is shining light on a California State Budget loophole which is being exploited by Legislators to enact last minute laws on pet projects and further increase California’s budget deficit. “Californian’s have no idea how much their local Legislators are really costing the […]

  • 28 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Two Memoranda of Agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for maintenance dredging were approved by the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority at its March 26 meeting, including up to $550,000 for maintenance dredging of Barbours Cut Terminal berths and up to $400,000 for maintenance dredging for Bayport Terminal berths. Executive […]

  • 15 February 2012

    President Obama’s new budget, to be submitted to Congress Monday, includes $31 million for continued deepening of the Delaware River navigation channel, two members of Congress said Sunday night. Supporters say deepening the 102-mile channel by five feet will allow bigger ships – and greater commerce – between Philadelphia and Camden and the Atlantic Ocean. […]

  • 4 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Wreck Pond, which has long plagued residents and beach goers in southern Monmouth County, will receive much needed funding for a federally-led study to identify the best way to combat the significant hazards associated with drainage problems at the pond, said Rep. Chris Smith (NJ-04) who represents Spring Lake and the surrounding area. Smith, who […]

  • 14 March 2012

    Caterpillar Inc. today announced plans to expand its manufacturing facility in Sumter, South Carolina, that will nearly triple the square footage. The facility currently produces small hydraulic cylinders used in a variety of Cat® products. The additional capacity will bring the production of large hydraulic cylinders from the company’s Joliet, Illinois, facility to Sumter. Once […]

  • 3 August 2010

    More than ever dredging is in the news. Be it the land reclamation projects in Dubai and Abu Dhabi or the cleanup actions in the Gulf of Mexico and China, or the urgency of coastal protection against rising sea levels in this time of climate change. All are reasons why governments continue to invest in […]

  • 12 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Scientists from the Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas) have published a landmark study bringing together nearly half a century of UK seabed grab survey data. These data originate from multiple sources in industry and government, and their collation and standardisation represents a significant opportunity to better understand and protect the marine environment. […]

  • 26 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environment Land Water and Planning (DELWP) will soon begin design of a new rock seawall to protect the foreshore, coastal road and community assets at Portsea front beach. The new seawall will provide long term protection for Portsea foreshore and additional works will improve access to the beach east of the seawall […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the South Florida Water Management District, the two implementing agencies of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP), have announced publication of the 2014 System Status Report (SSR), a comprehensive report evaluating monitoring data within the Everglades ecosystem. This multi-agency report evaluates current monitoring data from different geographic regions […]

  • 15 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Chatham Rock Phosphate yesterday submitted its formal marine consent application to the Environmental Protection Authority. Should it be accepted as complete, the six-month formal process is expected to lead to a decision in November. The application, representing four years’ work and $25 million in investment, is the second seabed mining proposal under the Exclusive Economic […]

  • 1 May 2013

    DPW Sokhna had the privilege of participating in the 1st Mediterranean ports 2013 conference and exhibition which was held in Alexandria on 23-24 April 2013, including the presence of more than 300 executives and decision makers of the important global ports, shipping companies, cargo owners, shipping lines, logistic services companies, ports operating companies, rail ways […]

  • 13 March 2012

    Several months of intense development culminated in the launch in March 2012 of Gardline’s unique multi-buoy, multi-parameter real time water quality monitoring system, MEMO (Marine Environmental Meteorology and Oceanography). In response to a massive increase of large scale dredging projects in Australia, the system has been put together by a collaboration of Gardline Environmental and […]

  • 25 November 2011

    A current quarrel between school representatives and city officials has delayed the plans for the Lynnhaven River channel dredging. Intending to build a dredge transfer station, the city has asked the school division to sell 1 acre of riverfront property next to Thalia Elementary School. The station is needed for picking up and transporting muck […]