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  • 6 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging work at the Duver pontoon is now completed, the Bembridge Harbor Authority announced today. Dredging operations, undertaken by the dredging barge ‘Witton II’ and hopper barge ‘Split Three’, are now taking place in the vicinity of Bembridge Sailling Club and the Bembridge One-Design moorings. “All skippers should take extreme care, especially when the vessels are manoeuvring […]

  • 10 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) is continuing dredging operations of the 2,800-acre (11 km2) Lake Decatur in Illinois. During the multi-year project, aimed to restore the lake’s capacity by approximately 30 percent, the company will dredge nearly 11 million cubic yards of material from Lake Decatur Basins 1-4 and will also rehabilitate the Oakley Sediment […]

  • 5 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Forth Estuary Forum will host an information meeting about ‘Sedimentation and Dredging’ on Thursday 9th July 6.30pm-9.30pm, at Carnegie Conference Center in Dunfermline. The Forum is a voluntary partnership of organisations around the Forth with an interest in the wellbeing of the Forth and its coastal communities. Members of the Forum meet to share information and discuss matters […]

  • 20 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    New Zealand’s freight gateway Port of Tauranga today reported that the company is positioned for further growth as it moves to put in place the final elements of infrastructure expansion necessary to support the arrival of the next generation of container vessels to New Zealand waters. The company will commence its long-awaited project to dredge […]

  • 14 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) today announced that the working period for the dredging operations at Tuas Terminal Phase One has been extended. The works, also including land reclamation, soil investigation and shore protection, will now be conducted from 21 July, 2015, to 20 January, 2016. This development program will be carried out by a dredger, assisted by […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just published its Dredging in Figures, an annual review of the global dredging market. The document focusses on the global dredging and maritime construction industry in 2013. The IADC aims to be thorough and precise in the figures presented in this document. The statistics provided here are based on information from international sources as well […]

  • 11 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The City of Norfolk received $1,548,476 from the Virginia Stormwater Local Assistance Fund for several projects throughout the city. Governor Terry McAuliffe made the announcement Tuesday as part of $21.5 million in grants issued from the fund. Norfolk’s projects will assist with the city’s requirements to meet the EPA’s Chesapeake Bay TMDL (“pollution diet”) and […]

  • 28 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The long-awaited dredging of the Chichester Bar is about to start today. Dredging operations will take place from November 28th to Monday, December 1st 2014. Work will be performed by the trailing suction hopper dredger Sospan Dau. The dredger will operate, day and night, during the period HW -3 to HW +1, and rainbow the dredged material onto the […]

  • 2 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Representative Derek Kilmer (WA-06) has urged the Army Corps to take action to complete the Quillayute Harbor dredging project in a timely manner. In a letter to Jo-Ellen Darcy, Assistant Secretary of the Army Civil Works, Kilmer called for the Corps to recover taxpayer dollars and hold the contractor accountable for failing to complete work […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Broads Authority has taken charge of a second new mud wherry as part of a ten year strategy to replace old equipment. Named Gleaner after an old timber sailing wherry that carried cargo into Norwich, the new wherry has been built to a bespoke design by local naval architect Andrew Wolstenholme to transport sediment […]

  • 19 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The major maintenance dredging project is about to begin in the Port Melbourne Channel. The project will be carried out in the South Channel West, South East Dredged Material Ground and North Port Phillip including river Yarra, Williamstown Channel and Port Melbourne Channel. The dredging works will be conducted by TSHD Brisbane on a 24 hours/7 basis, according to […]

  • 17 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Progressive natural sedimentation upstream of the River Tawe Barrage in Swansea results in a gradual loss of depth for the Marina located in the sheltered waters above the barrage. Removal of the material is required every couple of years to restore safe navigation in the river. Dredging is carried out in the winter months when […]

  • 2 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging to remove sand build up at the Murray Mouth has been interrupted, following a mechanical breakdown with the dredger. Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources’ Manager Water Resource Operations, Jarrod Eaton, said the breakdown occurred late last week and a replacement engine from Brisbane is currently being freighted to the site. “Repairs will […]

  • 23 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Plymouth Department of Public Works is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. to dredge and do other work in Plymouth Harbor at Water Street and Town Wharf in Plymouth, Mass.   The proposed work involves dredging of […]

  • 9 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A 2.5-ton capacity SP Radiolink plus load cell is being used to measure tension on a line stretching across a lagoon, upon which a dredge travels at a biosolids management facility, part of the City of Eugene Waste Water Dept., in Oregon, USA. The RLP was added to inventory at the start of the latest […]

  • 22 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Northern Ireland’s Department for Infrastructure has taken decisions on six planning applications including the call not to issue a Stop Notice for sand dredging at Lough Neagh. According to the release, the Department has carefully considered the Lough Neagh Court of Appeal Judgement from 28 June 2017, concerning sand extraction from Lough Neagh. The legal […]

  • 31 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging work, aimed to boost safe access for mussel farmers and the ferry service, is scheduled to start after the Queen’s birthday weekend (June 12) inside Portarlington’s new safe harbor, according to the Government of Victoria’s latest release. Parks Victoria dredged the area last year but natural coastal processes have deposited sand around the new […]

  • 27 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The removal of the sediment from the Hatlem Pond (Glen Arbor, MI) has been completed. Even though the dredging period was slightly longer than originally anticipated, the entire pond was successfully dredged with a single dredger. Therefore, there will not be a need for a second dredge next spring, and the property owner can begin […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The 4th Annual Conference on Dredging in India named Trends and Outlook – Challenges and Opportunities, is scheduled for September 5-6,2013, in ITC Maratha, Mumbai. The mission of the conference is to highlight the key trends and opportunities in the dredging sector. The conference will focus on strategies and solutions to meet the future dredging […]

  • 21 August 2012

    According to the Fairplay 24, a group of 25 U.S. Senators sent a letter to the White House last week urging the Obama administration to spend more on dredging federal harbors. “In stark contrast, over the past few years, the budget requests for operations and maintenance of harbours and ports for which this trust fund […]

  • 9 February 2011

    Dredging of navigational channels in Forster will go ahead after a successful grant from the State Government…   (greatlakesadvocate) [mappress] Source: greatlakesadvocate, February 9, 2011;

  • 19 May 2010

    The dredging of Sydney Harbour has become a major political issue in Cape Breton, where local politicians are falling over themselves to…   [mappress] Source: thechronicleherald, May 19, 2010;

  • 28 March 2010

    Here is a New Jersey riddle: Why is what’s good for the north not good for the south when it comes to deepening ports? Political leaders embrace deepening to 50 feet the behemoth New York-New Jersey Harbor at a cost of $2.5 billion. [mappress] Source:philly,March 28,2010;

  • 4 January 2010

    THOUSANDS of tonnes of waste silt and sand will be emptied from a lagoon next to Pwllheli harbour next month. Source: Daily Post North Wales, January 2, 2010; [mappress]

  • 23 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $150 million loan to help Pingxiang municipality in Jiangxi Province tackle long-standing flooding and connectivity problems. The project will fund a set of integrated infrastructure investments that optimize benefits in four main subcenters—Pingxiang in Lianhua; Luxi, and Shangli counties; and Xiangdong District. These include river rehabilitation and […]

  • 6 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District awarded a contract modification in the amount of $808,139 to Orion Marine Inc., to conduct maintenance dredging at the channel to Port Mansfield between the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway and the entrance to the port, a distance of approximately one mile. The contractor will be required to dredge […]