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  • 14 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A high-level delegation from the Ministry of Marine Affairs and Fisheries of Indonesia (MMAF) will visit the Netherlands from 17 to 21 March to learn how the Dutch have applied ‘Building with Nature’ techniques for flood prevention. The Director General of Marine, Coast and Small Islands, Dr Sudirman Saad, M.Hum, and the advisor of the […]

  • 11 April 2014

    Maintenance dredging is an important part of port operations to provide safe navigation by ensuring sufficient draught clearance for commercial vessels visiting the Port of Melbourne. Port of Melbourne Corporation (PoMC) undertakes this work in accordance with an approved Environmental Management Plan (EMP) which includes Project Delivery Standards (PDS) including environmental controls and limits to […]

  • 27 October 2011

    A group of New Baltimore residents are looking for two special assessments to help the canals behind their homes look, and smell, more appea… More info: voicenews By Courtney Flynn [mappress] Source: voicenews, October 27, 2011  

  • 2 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Irrigation Department and Prachuap Khirikhan Province have united to resolve sewage problems in Khao Ta Reservoir, following a Royal Initiative Project, by dredging the ground and increasing the amount of oxygen dissolved in the water for improved quality in the future. The Irrigation Department has begun the Khao Ta Reservoir development and improvement project […]

  • 16 November 2011

    Residents in Kampung Melayu, East Jakarta had to flee to higher ground on Tuesday after 30-centimeter-high water inundated their homes …   (thejakartapost) [mappress] Source: thejakartapost, November 16, 2011;

  • 16 May 2011

    Coochiemudlo Island resident Joseph Dillon is sick of being left high and dry at Victoria Point waiting for the tide to turn so the barge ca… BY JUDITH KERR (baysidebulletin) [mappress] Source: baysidebulletin, May 16, 2011;

  • 18 March 2011

    Member of Parliament for High Rock Kenneth Russell is addressing concerns made by one resident who claimed that the dredging being… By GENEA NOEL (nassauguardian) [mappress] Source: nassauguardian, March 18, 2011  

  • 17 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Shifting sand continues to cause problems for returning the Hatteras-Ocracoke ferries to their original route. Tests conducted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers late last month showed that in three areas of the Hatteras Inlet, sand had already started to shift back to areas dredged several weeks earlier. That made those areas unsafe for […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IMS has announced that Grupo Terra’s IMS Depth Master Dredge operating at the Xacbal Dam is successfully removing silt and sand from 55 ft. (16.7m) depth. The Depth Master Model DM-55 is removing the silt from the dam to keep the turbines operating which are critical for producing Guatemala City’s energy. In November 2011 HidroXacbal […]

  • 3 October 2012

    According to architect and urban planner Felino Palafox Jr, the only solution to Metro Manila’s perennial flood problem is land reclamation. During the Dredging and Land Reclamation 2012 Conference, Palafox made the suggestion: “The reclaiming a big portion of Manila Bay could reduce Metro Manila’s vulnerability to flooding even during heavy rains and high tides. […]

  • 12 July 2012

    A historical marina in Kimmswick, Missouri is at the heart of a disagreement between its owners and the federal government. reports that the Army Corps of Engineers has installed several nearby dikes which the owners of Hoppie’s marina say threaten their existence. Three years ago, the Army Corps of Engineers constructed several river dikes […]

  • 26 June 2010

    An increasing sense of alarm about the erosion at the town beach has compelled the Town Council to schedule a special work session next… [mappress] Source: scindependent, June 26, 2010;

  • 13 January 2014

    Farmland in Nakhon Sawan and Tak has been hit by drought. Main rivers have been dredged to flow faster. In Tak, agricultural areas in Mae Sot district are in a dire need of water after natural water sources dried up. Lime orchards are lacking water and some of the produce are sold at a lower […]

  • 27 July 2010

    Local and central government authorities have failed to act, more than a year after a large number of Chinese citizens were reported to … By Kofi Yeboah & Moses Dotse (modernghana) [mappress] Source: modernghana, July 28, 2010;

  • 18 July 2010

    Sen. Loren Legarda yesterday said the dredging of the 90,000-hectare Laguna Lake and its surrounding tributaries caused the massive … [mappress] Source: wnews, July 19, 2010;

  • 13 July 2010

    Illegal sand dredging has caused severe erosion to the banks of Tien River, threatening the lives, farmland and houses of hundreds of … [mappress] Source: vietnamnews, July 13, 2010;

  • 4 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Iowans interested in the results of a DNR study to improve water quality in Volga Lake in Fayette County can attend a meeting Oct. 17. Citizens are encouraged to bring questions and ideas to improve the lake to the meeting for discussion. Volga Lake is on the state’s list of impaired waters for high levels […]

  • 11 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Iowans interested in the results of a DNR study to improve water quality in Little River Lake in Decatur County can attend a meeting Oct. 23. Citizens are encouraged to bring their questions and ideas to improve the lake to the meeting for discussion. Little River Lake is on the state’s list of impaired waters […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The future of delta cities such as Jakarta, Bangkok and Tokio is threatened by sea-level rise, but even more by land subsidence of up to several metres a century. Raising dikes fails to solve the underlying problem: falling groundwater levels. The only sustainable remedy is to combine urban functions with a high water table. During […]

  • 22 May 2012

    According to the Viet Nam News, the People’s Committee of HCM City has asked the Prime Minister to instruct the Ministry of Transport to revoke licences that allow the Hiep Phuoc Maritime and Investment Joint-Stock Company to dredge river beds and upgrade the Dong Nai Waterway extending from Ong Nhieu Canal to Dong Nai Bridge. […]

  • 27 November 2011

    It likely doesn’t come as a surprise to boaters familiar with the Oregon Inlet: shoaling is again causing serious problems for travel in and…   By Kevin Duffan (injuryboard) [mappress] Source: injuryboard, November 27, 2011;

  • 18 November 2011

    Last Saturday morning, a small fleet of fishing boats from Wanchese, N.C., chugged through the navigation channel at Oregon Inlet and into …   By Aaron Applegate (hamptonroads) [mappress] Source: hamptonroads, November 18, 2011;

  • 7 December 2010

    The city of Qingdao in Shandong Province is known for its sandy beaches, wild beer festival and its unique architecture. But recent visitors… By Liang Chen (globaltimes) [mappress] Source: globaltimes, December 7, 2010;

  • 3 March 2011

    Erosion had hit the popular Hardings Beach so hard that the traditional spots for lifeguard stands had become too narrow to set them up. By Doreen Leggett (wickedlocal) [mappress] Source: wickedlocal, March 3, 2011

  • 21 January 2010

    A STINKING problem at Port Geographe can be landed squarely in the lap of developers… [mappress] Source: Busselton Mail, January 20, 2010

  • 19 September 2011

    Due to heavy sedimentation at the Mahanadi river mouth in Paradip, the gushing flood water is taking its own sweet time to recede in the… (timesofindia) [mappress] Source: timesofindia, September 19, 2011