Search results for: problems

1336 results

A list of search results

  • 2 August 2013

    A final report on sick fish in Gladstone Harbour says flooding – not dredging – was the main cause of the problem, reports gladstoneobserver.com.au. Some scientists, environmentalists and commercial fishermen have blamed suspended dredging sediments for a prolonged disease outbreak affecting seafood, turtles, dugong and other marine life, but Gladstone Ports Corporation and government scientists […]

  • 2 May 2013

    According to abc57.com, the contractor who will be dredging the St. Joseph River in St. Joseph Michigan is setting up its equipment and could begin the project within the week. Government will provide $550,000 to dredge the Saint Joseph River. Although it was planned to start later, the dredging project could start today. “Commercially it’s […]

  • 17 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Dredging is planned to be carried out at the Volga-Caspian canal. Some sectors of this shipping canal silt every year with annual spring floods. In 2013, the sector between 123 km and 129 km saw a decrease of waterway depth from nominal 4.5 m to 4 m and even 3.5 m. Experts note the annual […]

  • 15 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    A Ukrainian company engaged in shipping, shipbuilding/repair, transhipment of grains and oilseeds, Nibulon, is about to begin dredging works on the Southern Bug River. According to the Interfax, the company will start dredging of the Southern Bug by the end of October 2015. Nibulon Director General Oleksiy Vadatursky said that the company is planning to begin deepening of the river by […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Representative-elect David Rouzer (NC-07) yesterday toured a project at Topsail Beach that he says provides a commonsense solution to two problems: boats having trouble navigating the shallow inlet and the beach slowly washing into the water. As part of the $10 million project, crews are dredging sand from the inlet and pumping it onto the beach. […]

  • 26 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The course named “River capacity and the influence on vegetation and habitat management” is scheduled for 5 November 2014, in Wallingford, UK, and it will provide an overview of how to estimate the capacity of rivers. The course focuses on the use of a free-available tool, the Conveyance Estimation System (CES) designed to solve simple […]

  • 8 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In the beauty of the incredible Austrian landscape it is hard to make the link to dredging. For Geluk Dredging it is everyday business. Geluk is a well known contractor for sediments problems in Dams. A steep (15%) curved road near Kühtai brings you to the Längental lake which adorns the landscape at an height […]

  • 21 January 2013

    The Bald Head Island dredging program will commence a little later than expected, reports wwaytv3.com. The dredger has arrived, but a pipe still needs to be shipped, announced the Village of Bald Head Island. The Army Corps of Engineers was expected to begin with the sand pumping next week, but this issue will push back […]

  • 30 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    The beach restoration project along the Highway 98 in the City of Fairhope nears completion. As city officials said, the restoration was done layer by layer, FOX10TV reports. Around 30-40 truckloads of sand are expected to arrive at the site. The only concern of the public now are erosion of the beach, but engineering officials […]

  • 11 October 2012

    Rivers in the city are in need of dredging as they are already heavily silted to the point that most of them are less than two meters deep. City Vice-Mayor Belen T. Fernandez cited the rivers traversing barangays Pantal, Pogo Grande, Lasip Grande and Malued as having this condition, based on the findings by the […]

  • 12 October 2012

    Lake Wildwood Association (LWA), located between Chicago and Peoria, Illinois has been dealing directly with the challenges associated with sedimentation in their lakes for over 20 years. Sediment removal began almost from the time that the Lake was built in 1968. By 1972, the Association had purchased a Mudcat that sucked up the unwanted silt […]

  • 31 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    To improve shipping services for those who live in Rotuma, a dredging project around the Oinafa jetty will be undertaken next year, according to fijivillage.com. The accumulated sand around the jetty often makes it impossible for vessels to dock, stated Fiji Roads Authority Strategy, Planning and Performance Manager Christine Serreyn. He added that the solution to this problem […]

  • 5 October 2012

    According to Indonesian state-owned port operator PT Pelindo II, the typical Indonesian problems of land acquisition will delay the construction of Sorong Port in West Papua. “Most of the area where we will construct the port belongs to the local people and we have found that it is not that easy to convince them that […]

  • 17 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    A consortium of Royal HaskoningDHV and TechForce Innovation will develop solutions to ensure significant increased coastal protection at three southern islands of the Maldives: Fuvahmulah, Maradhoo and Feydhoo. These islands experience severe erosion and flooding problems. The consortium will focus on locations where the urgency is largest and where relatively limited measures can have a […]

  • 18 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    A meeting to discuss engineering solutions to problems of harbor siltation and dredging in Saugatuck and Douglas is set for 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 19, at the Saugatuck Center for the Arts, 400 Culver St. in Saugatuck. The meeting has been organized by R.J. Peterson, owner of Tower Marina in Douglas, reports hollandsentinel.com. Peter J. […]

  • 2 August 2013

    The EU-funded Mare Nostrum Project, which aims to explore new ways of protecting and managing the Mediterranean coastline, called on governments to take immediate and coordinated action to fight cliff erosion. Mare Nostrum partners met last week in Volos, Greece for a landmark workshop. One of the most urgent issues to emerge from the meeting […]

  • 15 May 2012

    The Science and Technology Minister has admitted that inefficient water resources management is the root to the country’s inundation problem while insisting that the construction of Mae Wong Dam will not cause environmental impact. Speaking at a seminar concerning the flood crisis and budget allocation for appropriate water management in the future, Science and Technology […]

  • 26 January 2012

    A marine geologist from the University of the Philippines-Diliman, Dr.Fernando Siringan, who conducted a bathymetric study in the lower Cagayan River, has recommended to the provincial government officials to dredge the silted parts of the river. Siringan’s study shows that the Cagayan River was already heavily silted due to erosion and found out constriction of […]

  • 12 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The demand for dredging operations at inland waterways of Russia is estimated at 90 mln cbm, said Igor Zlobin, head of IWW department of Federal Marine and River Transport Agency, today at the Forum of Dredging Companies organized by media-group PortNews. According to Igor Zlobin, the volume of dredging operations performed at inland water ways […]

  • 2 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Sand placement on Venice Beach is once again moving along after heavy seas and a mechanical problem caused a several-day shutdown of operations, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District.   The $20.7 million project for the renourishment of Venice Beach will help protect infrastructure and property from storm damage, while other […]

  • 29 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency is continuing work on the Marlow flood alleviation scheme that is designed to reduce the impact of flooding to 287 properties. Since the last update and a flood defense wall was built along the Thames Path, the EA has also completed the installation of steel sheet piling to continue the flood defense towards […]

  • 19 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has called on state and federal governments to stop quarrelling over the duelling scientific reviews of the impact of Gladstone Harbour and recognise what’s at stake. Felicity Wishart, the Great Barrier Reef campaign director, said that if the Queensland and Australian Governments needed to stop quibbling and recognise that […]

  • 7 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    Many water plants across the country are facing the problem of lime build up from the water treatment process and no cost-effective way to dispose of the byproduct. An Ohio water treatment plant came up with a creative solution to this problem that involved finding an agricultural partner to re-use the lime as a soil […]

  • 31 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dragflow, an Italian manufacturer of heavy duty pumps and complete dredging equipment, has successfully completed a tailings pond dredging job at an iron mine in Brazil. Dragflow was called to face with the problem of dredging and returning the tailings back to a ‘Mineral Duct’. In addition, it was crucial for the project to maintain […]

  • 26 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Ukraine, Kees Klompenhouwer, representatives of the Embassy and Dutch companies recently visited Mykolaiv region to explore the possibilities of cooperation on development of ports in Mykolaiv and Kherson. During the visit Oleksiy Vadaturskyy, NIBULON’s General Director, told the dignitaries about problems and solutions in the development of inland […]

  • 25 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The port of Antwerp handled a freight volume of 143,015,226 tonnes in the first nine months of this year, 3.0% more than in the same period last year. Liquid bulk once again produced good growth figures, helping to push the overall volume higher. Antwerp once more demonstrated that it has all the capabilities needed to […]