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  • 8 September 2010
    Vessels

    IHC Engineering Services, part of IHC Merwede, and Liebherr-France (Mining and Marine Excavators division) have announced that they have entered into a cooperation agreement. Both parties signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) regarding joint activity in relation to product development, sales and global service of IHC backhoe dredgers. This collaboration is a perfect match between […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Civil society groups representing millions of members worldwide have sent Aurizon CEO Lance Hockridge and the Board an open letter urging it to abandon plans to buy GVK Hancock’s rail and port project and signalling an intention to use all peaceful means to stop the projects being built. “The new rail and port proposals that […]

  • 19 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Quarrying for sand gravel in Kiribati’s most populated atoll island South Tarawa will soon be replaced by a safer and a more sustainable alternative – lagoon dredging. The Kiribati Government, through its European Union-funded Environmentally Safe Aggregates for Tarawa (ESAT) project, implemented by the Secretariat of the Pacific Community’s SOPAC Division, hopes to phase out […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc., a pioneer in the field of deep-ocean exploration, has reported results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. The company’s operations during the quarter were focused primarily on the recovery of gold from the SS Central America shipwreck and validation of the phosphate mineral deposit controlled by one of the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Greensmps.org.au announced the Statement on the Environmental Protection Order issued to Clive Palmer’s Waratah Coal yesterday for not complying with its environmental duty at the China First coal mine project in the Galilee Basin. “It’s incredibly alarming to see a mining magnate with considerable weight in federal Parliament breaking state environmental law,” Senator Waters, Australian […]

  • 10 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Abbott Government’s disregard for the climate and the Great Barrier Reef is criminal, said the Australian Greens today as the Abbott Government approved the Abbot Point coal port expansion and the Curtis Island gas processing facility. “The Abbott Government has sacrificed the climate and the Great Barrier Reef for overseas mining companies with its […]

  • 22 November 2011

    Mozambique’s woeful infrastructure poses some of the biggest challenges for miners wanting to invest in coal mining projects in the southern African country… (iol) [mappress] Source: iol, November 22, 2011

  • 17 May 2011

    With November set as the date for the possible resumption of suction dredge mining in the state, a new obstacle for miners has appeared in t… By David Smith (siskiyoudaily) [mappress] Source: siskiyoudaily, May 17, 2011;

  • 13 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In its latest edition of Terra et Aqua, the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has released an article named ‘Modelling the effect of water depth on rock cutting processes with the use of discrete element method’. Whether it is for the construction of ports on new locations, the widening of canals through mountainous terrain or […]

  • 24 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    E-tech elements, such as cobalt and tellurium, are vital for emerging E-technologies. These elements are in short supply, yet they are formed through natural Earth processes and occur in high concentrations in the world’s ocean basins in metal rich deposits. HR Wallingford is part of MarineE-tech, a new £4.2 million research program that will investigate the […]

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

    Dredge Central, LLC, has announced the delivery of a brand new dredge tender to work in conjunction with a new Rohr-Idreco dredge for frac sand mining pit in Wisconsin. “This tender is our standard mid-size model, measuring 24 ft x 10 ft x 3.5 ft (7.3 m x 3.05 m x 1.1 m), and is […]

  • 6 June 2014

    The police of Panvel tehsildar confiscated five barges that were conducting illegal mining in the creek between Kharghar and Mansarovar. Apart from the barges, the police arrested 16 workers for taking illegal actions, The Times of India informed. An NGO, Awaaz Foundation, have complained over the dredging activities and expressed their satisfaction over the quick […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Studies for an environmental impact statement will begin today for the proposed expansion of one of Queensland’s major coal export facilities, Abbot Point near Bowen. State Development Minister Dr Anthony Lynham said the assessment was the next stage in the expansion, which is needed for proposed coal mines in the Galilee Basin. Construction for the […]

  • 17 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On 6 December Chatham Rock Phosphate (CRP) was granted a mining permit by New Zealand authorities. This resolved a major area of uncertainty and does much to put CRP back on track. However, timings have suffered, which has weighed on CRP’s funding position and investor sentiment. CRP is now seeking NZ$6m of new capital to […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Queensland taxpayers could soon be slugged with the bill of destroying their own Great Barrier Reef, under an outrageous plan outlined by Premier Campbell Newman yesterday at G20 negotiations, said Greenpeace. “Premier Campbell Newman is offering a paycheck to a foreign company with a shocking track record to dredge up our Great Barrier Reef and build a […]

  • 13 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The 2nd International Symposium on Land Reclamation and Ecological Restoration, hosted by China Coal Society and China University of Mining and Technology Beijing, will take place next week, October 20-23, 2017 in Beijing. This event will host international and domestic professionals from academic organizations, research institutes, universities, relative government departments, industry and media for in-depth […]

  • 7 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Recently, a team of operations specialists and maintainers from Richards Bay Minerals successfully completed a Dredging Process Training at the Training Institute for Dredging (TID), The Netherlands. During the one week training programme, several key aspects of the dredging process were addressed in order to optimise the use of their dredge mining equipment. Richards Bay […]

  • 23 September 2013

    Sunergy has announced that they are awaiting approval on Pampana Exploration License, initiates cash flow business providing mining support services with existing equipment and enters into a partnership with ATA Systems of Orlando, Fla. to provide affordable manufactured housing throughout Africa. “We await approval of our 4 year renewal application for our Pampana River Exploration […]

  • 6 September 2010
    Business & Finance

    The next CEDA Dredging Days conferences will take place in Rotterdam the Netherlands, from 10-11 November 2011 under the theme “Dredging and Beyond”. Dredging is no longer a stand-alone exercise, but rather is becoming part of a broader, more integrated project realization process. The dredging industry is increasingly confronted by projects involving environmental protection, nature […]

  • 8 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The new DRAGFLOW Amphibious Dredger (DRM85/160E22) was sold by their Chilean distributor Jacol to a mining company based in the north of Chile. The machine will work in a tailing pond near a mine in the Atacama Desert. The purpose of this project is to pump back to the mine and to reprocess the old […]

  • 16 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Tigers Realm Coal (TIG) has completed acquisition of the Beringovsky Port and Coal Terminal located 35km to the north east of the Amaam North deposit and the proposed Project F mine. The port is presently fully operational and under the terms of the sales agreement, the port will continue to ship up to 70,000 tonnes of […]

  • 24 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Alarm bells should be ringing in light of the hard questions asked by Environmental Protection Authority’s (EPA) of Chatham Rock Phosphate’s mining application. “EPA is rightly asking the hard questions of CRP, showing that CRPs application is so loose that it puts the marine environment, and consequently the health of New Zealand fisheries, at huge […]

  • 20 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has called on the Queensland Government to cancel the Abbot Point expansion today, following the release of the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on the new dredging project by Queensland State Development Minister Anthony Lynham. Gemma Plesman, Great Barrier Reef Campaigner for AMCS said: “Over the last month we have […]

  • 20 June 2012

    An Australian mining company gets nod to extract more than 200 million tonnes of iron sand from the Ba river delta in Fiji. The project will create 300 full-time and 50 short-term jobs for Fijians. Australian mining company will also be involved in river dredging, official says. “Ba Town Council and the people of Ba […]

  • 3 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ensurge, Inc. (ESGI) has completed the acquisition of North American Resources Inc. Ltd. (NARIL). NARIL, a Guyana mining company, has been conducting gold exploration and mining for over twenty years. The company currently operates two cutterhead dredges on the Konawaruk river. In March of this year, ESGI announced that it had entered into an definitive agreement to acquire […]