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  • 18 October 2012

    The long-awaited dredging project on the Housatonic River is scheduled to begin by the end of October, and should last about one month. Bill Rock, chairman of the Stratford Waterfront and Harbor Management Commission, stated: “For 13 years we’ve been working on this.” The project includes removing of 50,000 cubic yards of silt from the […]

  • 17 February 2010

    At least five sand-dredging boats have begun mining operations off the coast of Koh Seh (Horse Island) in Preah Sihanouk province, an official said Tuesday, in an apparent violation of a sand-export ban ordered by Prime Minister Hun Sen on two occasions last year. [mappress] Source: The Phnom Penh News, February 17, 2010

  • 14 December 2012

    Dredging of the Kenosha Harbor could be completed if tests reveal that the harbor has reached an acceptable depth, reports kenoshanews. Kenosha Harbor dredging started this summer and it was expected to be completed by the end of August, but weather and equipment issues led to some delays. The Kenosha Harbor was last dredged in […]

  • 12 March 2012

    The Special Adviser to Governor Rauf Aregbesola on Environment, Bola Ilori, stressed that the Osun state government last year spent approximately N500 million on dredging about 53 kilometers of waterways in several parts of the state. He has also disclosed that the stretch of the three streams would be completed within the next few weeks. […]

  • 27 May 2013

    The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has completed the repair of the damaged portions of the San Fernando-Sto. Tomas-Minalin tail dike in Pampanga. “Considered as the last line of defense against inundations during heavy rains, some 96 meters wide of the breached section of the tail dike specifically along Sto. Tomas-San Fernando areas, […]

  • 10 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    MidCoast Council said in its latest release that they are expecting more erosion along their coastline today, with five metre south-easterly swells predicted for late this afternoon and evening. While Council is watching the coastal erosion hotspots of Old Bar and Jimmys Beach most closely,  erosion could occur along most of the MidCaost coastline, they […]

  • 28 April 2010

    The Department of Defence and the Royal Australian Navy plan to start dredging sediment at Garden Island by the end of this month. The site was last dredged in 1999. The sediment has been classed as “solid waste” according to the Defence Department but may also be contaminated with… [mappress] Source:sydney-central,April 28,2010;

  • 21 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) has issued Melbourne Water Corporation a notice requiring it remove a sediment stockpile at Thomas Street, Yarraville, after it was found to contain traces of asbestos last November. The sediment, which must be removed by early August, was dredged from Stony Creek as part of the water corporation’s routine maintenance […]

  • 2 April 2012

      Folly Beach, also known as “The Edge Of America” is in need of renourishment. According to abcnews4.com, toward the initial environmental engineering work $400,000 was approved for the project, but Folly Beach still needs another $15 million so the work on developing the construction fund could start. “Construction funds actually puts dirt on the […]

  • 22 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Work is due to start next month on a concrete retaining wall to protect The Esplanade at Princess Bay from erosion caused by big seas in southerly storms. One section of footpath collapsed in February 2013 and more of the pathway was damaged in the severe southerly storm that hit Wellington last June. A total […]

  • 27 June 2010

    Port of Siuslaw’s turning basin will be dredged beginning as early as June 29 and last about one month. [mappress] Source: thesiuslawnews, June 27, 2010;

  • 13 December 2011

    The original dredge used on Lake Wendouree since last September has been removed…   BY FIONA HENDERSON (thecourier) [mappress] Source: thecourier, December 13, 2011;

  • 21 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (May 15-21, 2017).   Galveston Beach Nourishment Project Complete Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush, Galveston Park Board, City of Galveston officials and parts of the Federal Emergency Management Agency last week celebrated the completion of the largest beach nourishment […]

  • 24 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    New rules to care for the Bay of Plenty’s coastal environment are now in place, the Bay of Plenty Regional Council said in its latest announcement. The council gave public notice last week that the rules in its new Regional Coastal Environment Plan would have legal effect from Wednesday 12 April 2017. Regional Council Acting […]

  • 23 July 2012

    The silt build-up from Kenosha’s lakefront has been removed as envisaged by the dredging project of the Kenosha Harbor and the Southport Marina, therefore the dredging operations are ready to move to the next stage, Kenosha news portal reports. Shoreline Builders, in charge of the project realization which started on July 16th, is moving its […]

  • 19 September 2012

    The Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency (BMKG) has announced that rainy season would hit Jakarta this October. Head of Water Resources Maintenance for East Jakarta Water Management Public Works Sub-Department, Sunarto, stated that his department supports the effort to prevent flood by normalizing water channels and dredging wastes and mud in the water channels since […]

  • 8 May 2012

    Last October the dredger Hebble Sand was sold by Dublin Port Company to Abco. This vessel departed the dry-dock in Dublin Port last week in readiness for her new owners Abco Marine Ltd. According to the AFLOAT, the self-propelled grab-hopper dredger currently remains berthed at Alexandra Basin in Dublin Port, awaiting her delivery voyage. Despite […]

  • 6 August 2019
    Business & Finance

     The Monaco Land Extension Project reached another important milestone last month – the 17th caisson was successfully immersed, completing the ‘belt’ that will form a new coastline in Monaco. The structure, erected during the last 12 months, is 500 meters long and rests at a depth of 20 meters on a specially designed underwater […]

  • 14 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Namibia’s Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources Bernard Esau said last week that his ministry has not changed its position regarding the moratorium on marine mining activities in the country. In September last year, Cabinet decided to place a moratorium on marine phosphate mining to enable the line ministry to conduct a strategic environmental assessment. […]

  • 21 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Congresswoman Louise Slaughter last Friday helped to pass a bill to keep the government open while making targeted investments that will grow Rochester’s economy. The government funding now includes more than $2 million for the dredging of Rochester harbor. For months, Slaughter, along with other Congress members, had pushed the leaders to include support for the Rochester dredging […]

  • 14 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Wells MP James Heappey last week completed a series of tours with the Environment Agency to see the work being done to reduce the risk of flooding within the Wells Constituency. On previous visits, Mr Heappey had visited the coastal flood defenses at Burnham-on-Sea, Berrow and Brean as well as key sites on the River […]

  • 28 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Croatian shipbuilder Uljanik held a keel-laying ceremony last Friday, July 24th, for a partly outfitted hull of a self-propelled cutter suction dredger, which is being built for IHC Global Production B.V. of the Netherlands.  In addition to the representatives of Uljanik shipyard, the ceremony was also attended by numerous shipowner’s representatives. The vessel, ordered last February, will have a length of 152 […]

  • 23 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) last week approved the loan of up to $50 million to Nibulon. The loan is to support the expansion and modernization of Nibulon’s grain logistics infrastructure in 2018-2019 including the construction of river terminals, transshipment crane, river fleet and Mykolaiv terminal enhancement […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Takoradi Port breakwater development program is scheduled to commence from September 28, 2013. This phase will include the construction works on the Takoradi Harbour breakwater extension, according to myjoyonline.com. Regarding this plan, Mr Pascal Dumez, the project manager of Jan De Nul Group, stated that the quantity of rocks needed for this segment is […]

  • 7 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As part of a maintenance dredging scheme planned for the entrance to Wells Harbor, the Army Corps of Engineers dredger “Currituck” returned to Wells this week. The Corps will dredge approximately 5,000 cubic yards of sandy sediment to reduce shoaling conditions and will place the material at a nearshore site off Wells Beach, approximately one […]

  • 7 June 2010

    The New Zealand Shippers’ Council welcomes the announcement last week that a positive recommendation has been made by the hearing panel… [mappress] Source: voxy, June 7, 2010;