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  • 7 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 8th meeting of the Response Officers to Combat Oil Spills and Maritime Accidents, was held recently at Grand Heritage Hotel in Doha. The event was organized by the Permanent Emergency Committee in association with Ministry of Environment and Marine Emergency Mutual Aid Centre (MEMAC), subordinate to the Regional Organization for the Protection of the […]

  • 21 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Liebherr Construction‏ has just released this photo of the dredger “Maria Vittoria Z” working in the Port of Piombino, Italy. At the border between the Ligurian Sea and the Tyrrhenian Sea, the port of Piombino is an important center of both industry and tourism. In front of the islands of Elba, Corsica and Sardinia, busy ferry […]

  • 4 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Jamaica-based International Seabed Authority will commemorate its twentieth anniversary, elect nearly half its executive Council and begin elaboration of a mining code for deep seabed polymetallic nodules in the Area beyond national jurisdiction when it convenes for its annual session in Kingston from 14 to 25 July 2014. The development of the exploitation regulations […]

  • 17 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC has completed metallurgical testing as part of a definitive feasibility study (DFS) on the Toliara mineral sands project. The work was carried out on behalf of Base Resources Limited. IHC’s involvement since the pre-feasibility study has facilitated the development of a fit-for-purpose process, which will be used to extract three grades of ilmenite […]

  • 22 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Earlier this week, a datasheet for the first in-stock dredger by Italdraghe was released. Active in this business segment since 1952, the Italian manufacturer decided to follow the market tendency of ready-to-ship vessels. “Of course, the company’s core business is still the customized construction of dredging solutions with a main focus on CSDs,” said Cecilia Giorgi […]

  • 7 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Sri Lanka has facilities to handle mega carriers with the infrastructure and support system which is on a par with other large ports in the region. Sri Lanka is positioned in a strategic location which should be exploited to boost business in the ports and shipping sector, expert said. “During the recent past, port sector […]

  • 17 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    A California court has once again ruled that all forms of suction dredge mining are banned throughout California, rejecting a temporary restraining order on the ban in Siskiyou County. In recent weeks miners had been exploiting a loophole in a ban on the destructive mining practice to continue mining on the Klamath, Salmon and other […]

  • 4 November 2009
    Business & Finance

    Mexican President Felipe Calderón and HRH Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands met this afternoon with Mexican and Dutch businessmen to explore trade and investment opportunities between the two countries… Source: PRESIDENCIA DE LA REPÚBLICA, November 4, 2009

  • 27 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Smarter ways of exchanging information in the water sector should result in lower costs, innovation and a stronger international position. Rijkswaterstaat, IBM, the Delfland water authority, Delft University of Technology and Deltares announced the launch of Digital Delta yesterday. Over a period of 12 months, these organisations will be looking at how improvements to the […]

  • 11 October 2011
    Business & Finance

    BEML Limited, the premier Public Sector Company under the Ministry of Defence, engaged in the manufacture and supply of equipment to Core Sectors of economy viz., Mining and Construction, Rail & Metro, Defence & Aerospace, Trading and e-Engineering has forayed into Dredging business. To exploit the emerging opportunities in the Dredging business on account of […]

  • 18 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    A new report from Greenpeace International has found that deep seabed mining could have a serious impact on the ocean environment and on the livelihood of coastal communities. In a Report just released it calls for a suspension in the granting of deep seabed mining licenses. Ms Seni Nabou, the political advisor for Greenpeace, told […]

  • 13 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Foy-Johnston announces that it now has the two exploration dredges on site and in operation in the Eastern Region of Cameroon. The company has now successfully transported the second phase of equipment from the staging area in USA via container to Cameroon. This finishes the movements needed of the equipment into Cameroon to begin the […]

  • 26 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    To prevent effects of erosion along the coast, the County board of the province of Scania (Länsstyrelsen Skåne, Sweden) has developed a planning tool, The North Sea Region Programme said in their latest announcement.  This allows the planning of exploitation near the coast and coastal protection. In the Building with Nature project, the County Board investigated […]

  • 12 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    TerraStar GNSS, leading suppliers of precision positioning services for worldwide near-shore dredging, survey, aerial and land applications, have established a base as an integral part of Nottingham University’s internationally-renowned GNSS Research and Applications Centre of Excellence (GRACE) unit operating under the auspices of its Institute of Engineering Surveying & Space Geodesy (IESSG). Under the collaborative […]

  • 5 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    A consortium consisting of PT BITA Enarcon Engineering, Maritime & Transport Business Solutions (MTBS) and lead contractor Witteveen+Bos Indonesia was commissioned recently to study the feasibility of an inland shipping route between the industrial area in the Cikarang/Bekasi region and the Port of Tanjung Priok. The contract was awarded by PT Pengembang Pelabuhan Indonesia. The […]

  • 6 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    FinnAust Mining Plc has appointed Royal IHC to provide primary support services for the company’s Pituffik Titanium Project (Pituffik). The companies will now work closely to define an optimized development solution that includes their in house wet mining equipment as well as a high level cost estimation for the Pituffik. This work will include the appropriate mechanisms for […]

  • 17 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    PIANC, the World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure, has released EnviCom Guidance Document 124 titled “Dredging and Port Construction: Interactions with Features of Archaeological or Heritage Interest”. This guidance document is intended to promote the development of good practice for dredging and port construction in relation to underwater cultural heritage, comprising the physical remains of past […]

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

    Dredge Yard, a company dedicated to the market of dredge equipment and dredging technology, and Dutch-based Neptune Shipyards, in order to develop innovative products and exploit operational synergies, have just introduced EURO DREDGER 450. This piece of dredging equipment is the first in a series of versatile cutter suction dredgers with a discharge pipe diameter […]

  • 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. […]

  • 21 November 2012

    The self-propelled backhoe dredger “Pat M”, owned by Humber Work Boats, is on its way to Venezuela. The main reason for this trip is helping Venezuela to improve its port infrastructure. “Pat M” will be used for the port of La Guaira expansion project, according to thisishullandeastriding.co.uk. David Symon, managing director of the Humber Work […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Ilocos Sur provincial government has opposed the application for extracting magnetic sand minerals in six coastal towns in Ilocos Sur citing that this will open the floodgates wider for private firms to abuse mineral resources. Governor Ryan Singson said the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) […]

  • 2 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The European Commission is helping to take seabed mining to the next level by funding a four-year project entitled: “Breakthrough Solutions for Mineral Extraction and Processing in Extreme Environments – Blue Mining”. The overall aims of this project are to develop new cost-effective solutions for environmentally friendly mining and processing in difficult conditions and extreme […]

  • 9 January 2013

    Today, Per Aarsleff A/S entered into an agreement with City of Stockholm, Exploitation Office and Ports of Stockholm for the construction of new harbour structures in the area Värtahamnen which is part of the Ports of Stockholm. The contract has a value of almost DKK 1 billion and is to be carried out during the […]

  • 17 October 2012

    Fisherman Zhang Qiulin said he has been anxious following the dramatic decrease of water levels on Poyang Lake over the last two weeks, despite the fact that the area is still in its rainy season. Zhang said he fears a repeat of last year, when a historic drought killed many fish in Poyang, located in […]

  • 2 October 2012

    The Australian Government should reduce coal exports and take urgent action on the Great Barrier Reef if we are to save it for future generations, the Australian Greens said today. A shocking new report released by the Australian Institute of Marine Sciences shows the Great Barrier Reef has lost half of its coral cover since […]

  • 25 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The groundbreaking ceremony for the start of the crucial Soai Rap Dredging Project Phase 2 took place yesterday in Ho Chi Minh City. The project, executed for the account of the Management Board for Soai Rap Navigation Channel Dredging Investment Project of the Ministry of Transport in Vietnam, is intended to allow navigation for larger […]