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  • 20 May 2010

    South Korean Military bulldozers started dredging of the Nakdong River for the Four Major Rivers Restoration Project at Mooukyeong City…   [mappress] Source: hani, May 20, 2010;

  • 14 May 2010

    COUNCILLORS are being urged to back plans for a new £100m riverside terminal in Hull which would handle up to 5m tonnes of materials a year. [mappress] Source: yorkshirepost, May 14, 2010;

  • 13 May 2010

    While driving alongside Beach Boulevard in Pascagoula, MS, the average person would never know that just six months earlier the majority of that beach didn’t exist. It’s hard to imagine a beach was just created out of nowhere, but that’s exactly what the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mike Hooks, Inc., and Gulf Sand & […]

  • 7 May 2010

    To protect the Upper and Lower Hudson River in the next phase of the Upper Hudson River dredging project, GE today urged a panel of independent scientists to recommend the establishment of firm, accountable, science-based standards to ensure that dredging itself does not slow down the river’s environmental recovery.The independent scientists are peer reviewers who […]

  • 6 May 2010
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Group, Inc. a leading heavy civil marine contractor, today reported net income for the three months ended March 31, 2010, of $4.8 million or $0.18 diluted earnings per share. These results compare to net income of $4.3 million or $0.20 diluted earnings per share for the same period a year ago. “During the […]

  • 4 May 2010
    Equipment, Technology

    IHC Hydrohammer®, a subsidiary of IHC Merwede and market leader in the field of pile driving equipment, is continuing to make a major investment in sustainable and innovative solutions. IHC Hydrohammer® invested a total of € 37 million to expand its fleet of rental pile drivers as well as the further development and production of […]

  • 3 May 2010

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded a LoI (Letter of Intent) to install rock on the 1,220-kilometer “Nord Stream” gas pipelines running through the Baltic Sea, connecting Russia to Northern Germany. The contract value will amount to approximately € 100 million, with the share of Boskalis amounting approximately € 50 million. Earlier, in January […]

  • 28 April 2010

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin dredging operations early next week in response to an incident early Thursday morning about 3 miles upstream of Grafton near the confluence of the Mississippi and Illinois rivers. According to officials with the corps’ St. Louis District, a 15-barge… [mappress] Source:workboat,April 28,2010;

  • 30 March 2010

    The Turkish government is going to support Bangladesh in dredging its rivers and in implementing the much-expected Dhaka Medical College and Hospital Phase-II project inside the existing hospital premises. [mappress] Source: The Daily Star, March 31, 2010

  • 17 March 2010

    Dhaka, March 12 — In addition to the Teesta’s water share, Bangladesh will talk with India also on dredging of the Surma River at the Joint Rivers Commission meeting starting Thursday in New Delhi, a top official has said… [mappress] Source:, March 17, 2010;

  • 12 March 2010

    The Centre has finally admitted that excessive siltation of Brahmaputra and Barak rivers was primarily reasons responsible for recurring floods in Assam… [mappress] Source: The Assam Tribune, March 11, 2010;

  • 11 March 2010
    Equipment, Technology

    APPROVED: Mayor Bong Gordon, First Lady & Zambales Vice Gov. Anne Gordon and Vice Mayor Cynthia Cajudo give the thumbs-up on the powerful IMS Model 5012 HP dredging machine. The regular desilting work has started at the mouth of Kalaklan River. Mayor James “Bong” Gordon, Jr. proudly announced the arrival of the first Olongapo City-owned […]

  • 6 March 2010
    Equipment, Technology

    The Bashundhara Group (BG) has decided to become a supporting force of the government in pacing up the capital dredging project for the major rivers and the coastal belts… [mappress] Source: The Financial Express, March 7, 2010

  • 21 February 2010
    Research & Development

    A university scientist has been appointed chief investigator in a £607,000 research project aimed at understanding what happens when rivers meet tides in the world’s largest estuaries. [mappress] Source:brighton,February 19,2010;

  • 18 February 2010
    Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    Many harbours in tide-dominated areas silt up as a consequence of asymmetric tides. To understand the process of harbour sedimentation at tidal rivers, it is important to know the amount of transport of suspended sediment. In a small and shallow harbour along a tidal river, simultaneous ADC, OBS, CTD and water sample measurements… [mappress] Source: […]

  • 14 February 2010

    The government has chalked out a Tk 12,000 crore project for dredging more than 300 rivers within the next eight years, as the length of navigable waterways in the country nearly halved in just two decades. [mappress] Source: The Daily Star, February 15, 2010

  • 26 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    THE government is going to formulate a policy to stop haphazard sand extraction from different rivers as unplanned sand extraction is harming the country’s aquatic resources… [mappress] Source: The New Nation, January 23, 2010;

  • 25 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    DHAKA — A seven-member Indian team of experts is now working in Bangladesh responding to a request of Dhaka for helping restore the navigability of rivers under the dredging assistance programme… [mappress] Source: Associated Press of Pakistan, January 23, 2010;

  • 6 January 2010

    Dhaka — Beginning next month, India will dredge Ichhamati river in Bangladesh and the south Asian neighbours will for the first time cooperate to protect the banks of the rivers they share. [mappress] Source: Asian-Indo News Service, January 6, 2010;

  • 4 January 2010

    Navsari (Gujarat)– Continuous illegal sand mining in rivers that pass through Surat are not just affecting the natural course of these rivers, but also depleting farmers’ produce every year. Source: New Kerala, December 31, 2009 [mappress]

  • 30 December 2009

    HUE — The dredging of Hue’s Phat Lat Canal, which has been blocked for years by debris, will help improve the flow of An Cuu and Nhu Y rivers… Source: VNS, December 30, 2009;

  • 21 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    KINGSTON, Tenn. — The Tennessee Valley Authority’s top executive says changing the way waste is stored at its power plants should reduce the risk of another disastrous coal ash spill like the one that tarnished a riverside community a year ago. But he isn’t offering any guarantees… Source: Associated Press, December 19, 2009

  • 14 December 2009

    The city’s Public Works Agency (PU) plans to use the first disbursement of a World Bank loan to dredge a dam and two rivers in May, an official said recently… Source: Jakarta Post, December 14, 2009;

  • 9 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    The disastrous coal ash spill that occurred a year ago at the Tennessee Valley Authority’s Kingston power plant in eastern Tennessee dumped a whopping 2.66 million pounds of 10 toxic pollutants into the nearby Emory and Clinch rivers — more than all the surface-water discharges from all U.S. power plants in 2007. Source:southernstudies,dec 9,2009;

  • 25 November 2009

    Kuwait yesterday assured Bangladesh to provide all necessary support for the economic development of Bangladesh and procurement of dredgers for implementing the government’s capital and maintenance dredging in the country’s major rivers… Source: The New Nation, November 25, 2009

  • 13 November 2009
    Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Bandar Seri Begawan – Brunei might have just found a solution to “better control” flood situations, as a new, efficient and economical dredge has arrived in the Sultanate to deepen and de-silt rivers, lakes, coastal areas and marinas… Source: BruDirect, November 14, 2009