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  • 30 May 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen Dredging Equipment has developed an innovative flexible dredging concept which challenges current technical limitations. The new development is the answer to the increasing demand for raw materials while sand winning locations are located further from shore at increased dredging depths. The RoRo Deep Dredge, as the innovative solution is called, can work up to […]

  • 18 June 2012

    Great Lakes National Program Manager Susan Hedman announced a $6 million Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant to the City of Ishpeming, Michigan, at an event there today with Mayor Pat Scanlon. The city will use the grant to eliminate mercury contamination in the Deer Lake “Area of Concern” on Lake Superior. “This grant will allow […]

  • 11 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Australian dredging and civil construction company Hall Contracting has recently added a $1.3 million amphibious dredge to its fleet. The company’s CEO Cameron Hall also announced plans to purchase an additional four of the European machines over the coming months. Mr Hall said that the dredge – recently christened Mooloolah River – is currently the […]

  • 16 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Greens have launched a $176 million rescue package to protect the Great Barrier Reef from mining. “The Great Barrier Reef is under pressure like never before with UNESCO warning the reef could be added to the international list of World Heritage sites in danger by next year,” Greens Leader Senator Christine Milne said. […]

  • 9 July 2013

    IHC Merwede and T-Rubber have announced that they have strengthened their ongoing business relationship with an extension to the Purchasing Cooperation Agreement between the two companies. The signing of this agreement for the supply of rubber hoses was arranged to coincide with the visit of a delegation from T-Rubber to Europe at the beginning of […]

  • 21 June 2012

    In response to rapid growth in Panama, Xylem has opened a new sales and service office to provide greater customer support to the developing Latin American market. For Xylem, a leading global water technology company focused on addressing the world’s most challenging water issues, this expansion in Latin America reflects the company’s commitment to grow […]

  • 30 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC, a supplier of equipment, vessels and services for the offshore, dredging and wet mining markets, has just released another update from the reservoir dredging pilot scheme in India. According to their official announcement, “with the arrival of all IHC equipment and the work boat on site of our reservoir dredging pilot in India, […]

  • 10 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The preparations for the Port of La Ceiba modernization program in Venezuela – part of the President Nicolás Maduro’s National Port System strengthening plan – are currently underway.  This capital development scheme is set to kick off with the execution of dredging operations at this port terminal in Trujillo, the Venezuela’s Ministry of Ground Transport […]

  • 15 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has announced that their webinar, named Insurance Act 2015 – Duty of Fair Presentation of Risks to Insurers, will take place on June 21, at 14.00 hrs (CET). The speaker, Mr André Meijer, has over 50 years of experience in the marine insurance industry and has given numerous […]

  • 9 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Toowoomba’s CBD will be better protected during the upcoming wet season thanks to the $5 million upgrade to West Creek channel. Minister for State Development and Minister for Natural Resources and Mines, Dr Anthony Lynham, inspected the completed works as part of a visit to Toowoomba today. “No one wants to see a repeat of […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The upper reaches of Enoggera Creek will be restored as part of a $150,000 project funded by the Queensland Government. Member for Ashgrove Campbell Newman said the project would be delivered as part of the Queensland Regional Natural Resources Management Investment Program. “Enoggera Creek suffered significant damage during the January 2013 floods, having also been […]

  • 13 August 2012

    During a joint operation along Iponan River Friday morning, the police confiscated four 24-horsepower hydraulic dredging machines and a 200-meter water pipe. According to sunstar.com, this operation was jointly conducted by forces of the Cagayan de Oro City Police Office’s (COPC) Public Safety Company, Lumbia Police Station, and Opol Municipal Police Station. “The equipment is […]

  • 8 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre announced today that $585,000 in federal funds have been secured for dredging essential coastal projects in Southeastern North Carolina. Congressman McIntyre stated, “More good news for our coastal projects! Securing resources to help our inlets, waterways, and beaches has always been a priority of mine, and we will keep fighting to […]

  • 13 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    With the fourth quarter of 2011 coming to a close, DSC is making strides and expanding to more countries. The company continues to outperform previous years’ numbers, making each year a little more productive than the next. In June 2011, DSC delivered the second of two 24-inch Dual Pump Marlin Class dredges. The new dredge […]

  • 12 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    FriGeo and two other specialists of freezing technology, National Nuclear Laboratory Limited (NNL) and Studsvik UK Limited, have signed a collaboration agreement regarding further development of the existing freezing technology. “Our aim is to bring new and innovative decommission technology to the nuclear industry resulting in innovative and value adding solutions for customers across the […]

  • 27 December 2011
    Vessels

    JSC RCDB Stapel has developed and handed over to the customer the next project of a non-self propelled suction dredger of capacity of 4,000 cbm/h. The dredger is designed for dredging, land reclamation, mining and removal of sediments. The vessel is a dismountable structure consisting of fastened together six pontoons. “Thanks to the vessel design, […]

  • 31 August 2010
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation announced today that its Board of Directors (“the Board”) has declared a quarterly cash dividend on its common stock. The Board approved a $0.017 per share cash dividend, to be paid on September 17, 2010 to the holders of record of common stock of the Company at the close […]

  • 12 October 2012

    The Fitzroy Coal Terminal at Port Alma is about to reach a milestone by using a unique new loading system. Under this plan, the berthing system for the large coal ships will be completely changed, and very small volume of dredging will be required (about 200,000 cubic metres), according to gladstoneobserver.com. Fitzroy Terminal Project is […]

  • 8 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association will host the 21st World Dredging Congress & Exposition, the WODCON XXI, at the Hyatt Regency Miami next week (June 13-17, 2016). The conference will showcase around 120 technical papers over three days covering all aspects of dredging and maritime construction. This congress will also feature dredging short courses, a technical exhibition and […]

  • 10 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Middle East Dredging Company (MEDCO) has selected Weir Minerals to supply pumps that will be used in the New Doha Sea Port dredging project, according to portfinanceinternational.com. This capital construction project will require approximately 45 million cubic metres of mainly hard rock to be dredged from a 20km long approach channel and the port’s basin. […]

  • 24 May 2011
    Business & Finance

    Sunergy, Inc is pleased to update shareholders on its dredging operations on the Pampana River in Sierra Leone, West Africa. The discussion that follows is from an operations report prepared by Dale Bourassa, Operations Manager for Allied Mining in Sierra Leone. “The first dredge was launched on April 15th and the first day of operation […]

  • 28 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

                    Egypt Against Time to Finish New Suez Canal “We are in a race against time to finish the new Suez Canal Project,” Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority Mohab Mamish said on Tuesday.   Nicaragua Launches New Canal Project Nicaraguan officials and the Hong Kong Nicaragua Canal Development […]

  • 1 December 2010
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation announced today that its Board of Directors (“the Board”) has declared a quarterly cash dividend on its common stock. The Board approved a $0.017 per share cash dividend, to be paid on December 17, 2010 to the holders of record of common stock of the Company at the close […]

  • 26 October 2011
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation has announced that it will release its financial results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2011 on Tuesday, November 1, 2011 at 7:00 a.m. C.D.T. Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation is the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and the only U.S. […]

  • 15 September 2010

    Adriana Resources Inc.  is pleased to announce that we have received the IT Environmental Permit for our iron ore port development project located in Sepetiba Bay, approximately 70 kilometers west of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The development will result in a deep sea port with an export capacity of 45 million tonnes per year. Allen […]

  • 5 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Corporation of India Limited (DCI) has capacity to meet the lion’s share of India’s maintenance and capital dredging market, according to the DCI’s Managing Director, Shri Rajesh Tripathi. Addressing the delegates of the ‘Tenth Annual Conference on Dredging in India’ in Mumbai, he said that after the takeover of DCI by a consortium of […]