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  • 16 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In July 2014 Matecs B.V. from Roosendaal successfully delivered over 20 heavy duty shore valves (40 bars water pressure) to some global dredging companies. The HD valves Ø 1000 mm were engineered in-house, at the Roosendaal premises (by Matecs’ sister company Wear & Tear Solutions) and were fully constructed, machined, assembled and thoroughly tested by Matecs […]

  • 19 October 2012

    Members of the Virgin Islands Port Authority board of directors have begun discussions over a plan for a capital dredging project in Crown Bay, reports “I’m telling you I really see a problem finishing this job on the schedule the cruise line wants. You’re going to have to step up the pace in a […]

  • 17 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday the Idaho Conservation League took action to ensure that dredge mining in the bed of the Salmon River will be fully reclaimed, as required by state law. The action comes after ICL joined Idaho river outfitters, city leaders, river ecologists, fishermen, conservationists, Native Americans and hundreds of concerned Idahoans urging the Idaho Land Board […]

  • 22 November 2011

    The Environmental Protection Authority’s Rf100 million (USD 6.5 million) fine against local business tycoon Mohamed ‘Champa’ Moosa has been overturned by the Civil Court. Champa got the maximum possible penalty in June and was labeled an “environmental criminal” for irreversibly damaging the island of Thunbafushi and the marine ecosystem of Thunbafalhu, due to performing dredging […]

  • 14 September 2011

    Residents claim that work on a planned new container terminal at Rosyth in Fife could cause their homes to collapse into the Firth… By Alastair Dalton (scotsman) [mappress] Source: scotsman, September 14, 2011

  • 25 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The lone special investigator of the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) in Negros Oriental said that his office will not entertain any complaints in relation to the impasse at the controversial alleged “black sand mining” operation in Tambacan, Tanjay City, Negros Oriental. Dr. Jesus Cañete, Ph.D., explained that it will be a waste of time […]

  • 7 February 2011

    Heavy traffic and lack of space on the shore have become major bottlenecks for Hussainsagar Lake and Catchment Area Improvement Project … (indiatimes) [mappress] Source: indiatimes, February 7, 2011;

  • 2 March 2011

      The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded the State of Oklahoma $437,820 to protect, manage and restore their wetlands. The project will include development of a Wetlands Program Plan and a classification system of wetland habitats. EPA’s Wetlands Program aims to increase the quantity and quality of wetlands in the United States by […]

  • 28 March 2013

    Maritime and Fishery Minister, Sharif Cicip Sutardjo met Jakarta Governor Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo at Jakarta City Hall, Jl. Medan Merdeka Selatan on Thursday. On this occasion, Sutardjo intends to discuss about the concept and permit related with Jakarta Provincial Government’s plan in building a giant sea wall and a reclamation in Jakarta water. According to […]

  • 30 November 2011

    The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control Board got taken to task by a Senate committee Tuesday over their decision…   (counton2) [mappress] Source: counton2, November 30, 2011;

  • 1 November 2011

    West Jakarta Public Works of Water Works Sub-Department is conducting continuation project of dredging and concreting water channel along…  (beritajakarta) [mappress] Source: beritajakarta, November 1, 2011;

  • 10 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    While campaigning to protect the Great Barrier Reef, Greenpeace activists have condemned the Abbot Point Coal Terminal expansion plans, reports Regarding the Deputy Premier Jeff Seeney’s announcement on this topic, the Greenpeace spokeswoman Louise Matthiesson stated that the government was “rubbing salt into the wounds” of environmentalists, fishermen, residents and tourism groups. “The current […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has expressed significant concern about plans that suggest Indian coal and energy company Adani is still determined to expand its port at Abbot Point. There is speculation that Adani is looking to sell some or all of its current port (Terminal 1) to raise funds to progress its second […]

  • 4 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    On October 24, 2013, St. Johns Riverkeeper and Florida Wildlife Federation submitted comments regarding the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed dredging of the St. Johns River. St. Johns Riverkeeper has serious concerns that: – The impacts to the river are being significantly underestimated; – The economic and environmental risks have been ignored or […]

  • 21 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    Global energy giant Shell’s rethink of a planned fourth LNG plant at Curtis Island makes it the latest organisation to acknowledge projects contributing to the destruction of the Great Barrier Reef are a bad investment, according to the Australian Marine Conservation Society. AMCS Great Barrier Reef campaign director Felicity Wishart said a changing global marketplace […]

  • 9 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Citizens, groups, and stakeholders will have a chance to voice their protest of the Proposed Port of Palm Beach expansion project to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at a meeting 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 13, at the Palm Beach County Commission chambers. “They are trying to industrialize our marine park, recreation area, and environmental […]

  • 12 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (MSC) has expressed concern for the health of the Reef, with the announcement of a deal between Gina Rinehart’s GVK Coal and Aurizon to build Abbot Point port and rail infrastructure. Felicity Wishart, the Marine Conservation Society’s Great Barrier Reef Campaign Director said that the port and rail line from […]

  • 15 May 2012

    A public meeting has been scheduled to discuss deepening the St. Johns River, according to The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will hold the public meeting on Tuesday, May 22nd at 6:30 p.m. at the Jacksonville Port Authority Cruise Terminal, 9810 August Dr. Jacksonville, Fla. The purpose of the meeting is to […]

  • 17 August 2012

    Consultants have been appointed to help secure the cash needed to tackle coastal erosion at Clacton and Holland-on-Sea. Tendring District Council (TDC) has awarded a contract to the internationally renowned engineering and development team at Mott Macdonald. The firm has been chosen to produce a project appraisal which will involve technical, costed solutions to resolve […]

  • 30 March 2012

    Kotug will soon take over three Damen ASD Tugs 2810 for utilization. The construction of these tugs was commissioned by Elizabeth Ltd in Malta and chartered by Kotug, both part of the Kooren Maritime Services Group (KMS). Two tugs are deployed in the port of Rotterdam and the third will serve in the port of […]

  • 21 June 2011

    Villagers of Vutia in Rewa have expressed concern about the silt – from the dredging of the Rewa River mouth– that has been dumped beside…   By Savaira Tabua (radiofiji) [mappress] Source: radiofiji, June 21, 2011

  • 2 March 2011

    Six companies want to take over the troubled and long-delayed Hernando Beach Channel dredging project. More info: tampabay [mappress] Source: tampabay, March 2, 2011

  • 17 March 2011

    Great Lakes shipping companies say their industry would be hit hard by an Obama administration proposal to cut funding by… (madison) [mappress] Source: madison, March 17, 2011  

  • 14 October 2011

    A legal battle is brewing over dredging in the Long Creek area in Virginia Beach…   By David Ham (wvec) [mappress] Source: wvec, October 14, 2011;

  • 26 April 2011

    Two Oregon environmental groups have sued the federal government over a Willamette River dredging project near downtown Portland.   (columbian) [mappress] Source: columbian, April 26, 2011  

  • 9 January 2012

    Five Chinese deckhands on a sand dredger have been arrested in waters off the outlying island of Kinmen for illegal sand dredging, the …   By Chen Shou-kuo and Kendra Lin (focustaiwan) [mappress] Source: focustaiwan, January 9, 2012;