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  • 27 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Bomo Edith Edna Molewa, the Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs of South Africa, has introduced a white paper which will allow government and private entities to begin the process of reclaiming land from the ocean for development. “The regulations seek to provide an administrative framework to implement sections 7B and 7C of the National Environmental […]

  • 14 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV together with its partners recently held a successful session on reclamation of land and water restoration at the 7th World Water Forum in South Korea. The session entitled “Building Alliances for the ecological restoration and reclamation of land and water” was presented at the Forum on Monday 13th April 2015. This included a keynote […]

  • 12 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Bangladesh has given top priority on reclamation of land from Bay of Bengal, according to Water Resources Minister Anisul Islam Mahmud. The minister added that the country has already reclaimed around 1,000 square kilometers of land from the sea, reports UNB. “We have built an enclosure at Musapur on the coast. We expect we […]

  • 27 February 2012

    The adhoc committee set up by the Lagos State House of Assembly to probe and evaluate illegal dredging and reclamation of land on Lagos… By Oziegbe Okoeki (thenationonlineng) [mappress] Source: thenationonlineng, February 27, 2012; Image: pexgol

  • 22 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Maldives’ Ministry of Environment and Energy has awarded Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) a 6.8 million contract for the Thilafushi land reclamation works – part of the Waste Management Project of Male’ Region. The agreement was signed yesterday by Thoriq Ibrahim, the Minister of Environment and Energy, and Krik Riza, the deputy managing director of MTCC, at […]

  • 23 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Airport Authority is planning to expand Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) into a three-runway system to meet its long-term air traffic demand. The project, which is estimated to cost $141.5 billion, will require the reclamation of 650 hectares of land and construction is expected to start next year. After its expansion into a three-runway system, […]

  • 8 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Reclamation of land for Velana International Airport (VIA) new seaplane terminal has been completed, according to MACL (Maldives Airports Company Ltd). MACL reported that the reclamation of 3.2 hectares of land for the new terminal ended last week. The reclamation project, worth around $30 million, was awarded to Beijing Urban Construction Group (BUCG) from China. The new seaplane […]

  • 5 March 2012

    A Committee, established by the Lagos State House of Assembly to investigate and evaluate illegal dredging and reclamation of land on Lagos Waterways, has initiated the verification of documents obtained by firms to operate on Lagos waterways, reports the Daily Sun. Chairman of the Committee, Rotimi Abiru, said: “The Lagos State Government will not tolerate […]

  • 28 May 2012

    Mohamed Latheef, the Managing Director of the government owned Thilafushi Corporation (TCL), said that delays in the Thilafushi reclamation project have resulted in only 20 percent of the work being completed. The Rf323 million ($US21 million) project was awarded to the Heavy Load Maldives company in September 2010, with work beginning in February 2011. The […]

  • 12 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van Oord has been awarded a land reclamation project in Kuwait. The client is the Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) and the contract value amounts to approximately EUR 500 million. The project involves the reclamation of land in a ‘sabkha area’ (a salt plain near the coast) for the construction of a new refinery. The […]

  • 2 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    PHI Group Inc, a U.S. public company engaged in energy and natural resources, has signed agreements with two Vietnam-based companies to secure more than one billion cubic meters of sea sand in the southern provinces of Vietnam for export to Singapore, Brunei and other Asian markets.  These agreements are in addition to the existing contracts […]

  • 3 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The client of the Libreville-Moore renovation project in Gabon, issued the official go ahead on August 14 to start work on the project. In May, CHEC won the tender for the project and 3 months later, the proprietor granted permission for the project to begin. The project undertaking is at a considerable stage of implementation. […]

  • 20 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. announces the contract award for the construction of the Bronka Port in St Petersburg. The contract was signed at the St Petersburg International Economic Forum in attendance of the Russian Deputy Prime Minister Mr. Arkady Dvorkovich and the Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mr. Mark Rutte. The project involves the reclamation […]

  • 6 November 2014

      The Takoradi Port dredging program is scheduled to begin next month, according to the Director of the Takoradi Port, Capt. James Owusu Koranteng. The dredging works will be underway from December 10, 2014, until March 2015, followed by the construction of the quay wall which will end in 2016. Belgian dredging and marine construction […]

  • 29 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (May 23-29, 2016).     Newbuild Cutter Suction Dredger Launched in Pula Uljanik Shipyard – located in Pula, Croatia – held a launching ceremony for new self-propelled cutter suction dredger on Saturday, May 21st 2016.   Potential of Turkish Dredging […]

  • 26 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Cooktown will have a vibrant esplanade full of new community infrastructure by 2016 thanks to Round 3 of the Queensland Government’s $495 million Royalties for the Regions program. Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning Jeff Seeney said the major upgrade would be great for residents and visitors and would be delivered […]

  • 17 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    “When you sail into Rotterdam’s Europort and see the new Maasvlakte 2, enter the Khalifa Port and Industrial Zone Project (KPIZ) in Abu Dhabi or visit Hong Kong’s container terminals, it’s hard to imagine that these areas were once simply wide expanses of water,” stated René Kolman, secretary general, International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) […]

  • 18 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    On September 7, the consortium of Fourth Harbour Engineering Co., Ltd. CCCC Tianjin Dredging Co., Ltd. and CCCC Guangzhou Dredging Co., Ltd. signed the contract for dredging, reclamation and soft foundation treatment works of Phase 3 project in Nansha port zone of Guangzhou Port, with a total value of 940 million yuan. The project is […]

  • 24 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DEME’s subsidiary MEDCO (Middle East Dredging Company) has been awarded a contract for the Old Doha Port Redevelopment project in Qatar.   In Singapore, DIAP (Dredging International Asia Pacific Pte Ltd) also secured a contract for the Ayer Merbau Reclamation Phase 2 project, DEME said in its latest release. The total value of these contracts […]

  • 16 June 2010
    Business & Finance

    Water Works — Terra Nova This summer, from 12 June to 5 September 2010, Kunsthal Rotterdam presents over eighty works by painter and lithographer Jeroen Hermkens (1960). From January 2009 onwards Hermkens travelled around the world for one and a half years in order to register the activities of dredging company Van Oord based in […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Maldives is undertaking the Guraidhoo reclamation and coastal protection project with the main purpose to provide and create sustainable development opportunities across the country. Guraidhoo is one of the islands in a group of islands that the government has designated to be reclaimed as part of the land reclamation project implemented by Ministry […]

  • 4 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The second phase of the Hulhumale Dredging & Reclamation project in the Maldives, undertaken by DEME’s Dredging International, is nearing its completion. According to Deputy Managing Director of Housing Development Corporation (HDC) Mohamed Simon, the work on reclaiming 226.95 hectares of land is about to be completed within this month. “Work is ongoing without interruption. […]

  • 9 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Philippine Reclamation Authority (PRA) has identified 96 reclamation ventures in varying stages of evaluation or approval along with 487 unauthorized projects that the government plans to either seek reimbursement from or take back the lands through forfeiture proceedings. Speaking at the 40th anniversary celebration of the PRA, Finance Secretary, Carlos Dominguez III, said that […]

  • 23 June 2020
    Business development

    Land reclamation component of K. Maafushi Land Reclamation & Shore Protection project is now officially complete, Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) reports. According to MTCC, 25 hectares of new land were reclaimed under this project. The first rock boulder barge needed for shore protection works is set to arrive on June 25, 2020. The […]

  • 26 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Gulf Cobla Tennssor Maldives Pvt Ltd (GCTM) has started the land reclamation operations for the expansion of the Ibrahim Nasir International Airport on Hulhule, Maldives. According to the GCTM’s announcement, around 4 million m³ of sand from the inner lagoon will be reclaimed and used for the new runway. The inner lagoon was also the […]

  • 2 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Republic of Maldives’ Housing Development Corporation (HDC) said in its latest announcement that the land reclamation operations to develop the Hulhule – Hulhumale link road will end this week. “We believe that by 4th October, we will be able to finish all the reclamation works. Once it is completed, we will be ready to start the shore […]