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  • 20 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    DEME launched the world’s most advanced subsea cable installation and trenching vessel ‘Living Stone’ at the LaNaval shipyard close to Bilbao, Spain on September 18, 2016. The launching ceremony was initiated by Mrs. Sarah Tommelein, spouse of Mr. Bart Tommelein, Vice-Minister-President of the Government of Flanders and Flemish Minister for Energy. The ‘Living Stone’ features […]

  • 20 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    In March 2015, the Training Institute for Dredging (TID) successfully organised the first dredging simulator training course in South Africa. IHC Marine and Mineral Projects (IHC MMP) and TID hosted participants from the leading dredging and mining companies of southern Africa to IHC MMP in Cape Town for the three-day cutter suction simulator training. For this […]

  • 8 August 2013

    ENSURGE, Inc. announces that it has acquired a mine license application that has tied up gold bearing property located on the Mazaruni river. Furthermore, the Company has acquired land dredging equipment to be deployed on the property. In May of this year the Company announced the majority acquisition of TransGlobal Gold Corp., which would result […]

  • 3 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Following its sister vessel in 2009, the vessel Joseph Plateau was launched today at the Spanish shipyard Construcciones Navales de Norte in Sestao. This 191,5 m long vessel will be used for precise rock dumping to a depth of 2,000 m. The system for the unfolding of the fall pipe is extremely advanced and operates […]

  • 24 November 2010

    Sand Contractors, Sand Boat Owner-Workers and Building Materials Transporters Joint Action Committee (JAC) has decided to challenge the … (deccanherald) [mappress] Source: deccanherald, November 24, 2010;

  • 8 September 2010
    Business & Finance

    Venga Aerospace Systems Inc. announced that the Liberian Ministry of Lands Mines and Energy has confirmed that the Company’s mining … [mappress] Source: streetinsider, September 8, 2010

  • 3 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC, a supplier of equipment, vessels and services for the offshore, dredging and wet mining markets, has just released the latest update from their reservoir dredging pilot scheme in India. According to the announcement, the next step of the preparation of the program was the pump test. The crew safely connected the TT-pump to […]

  • 29 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Damen Shipyards Group has announced a new line of Trailing Suction Hopper Dredgers (TSHD). The new product range, comprising of the Marine Aggregate Dredger (MAD) 4000 and 5600 vessels, was introduced in response to extensive market research and customer consultation. The MAD vessels are expected to be well received by an aggregate industry facing rising […]

  • 31 May 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The new flexible dredging concept is the answer to increasing demand for raw materials while sand winning locations are located further from shore at increased dredging depths. The RoRo Deep Dredge, which can work up to -200 m dredging depth, has specifically been designed to meet this demand and to challenge current technical limitations. Shortage […]

  • 8 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Doedijns International, through a US subsidiary, supported by its shareholder IK Investment Partners (IK), has acquired the assets of Logan Industries International Corp. (Logan), an integrated engineering and manufacturing company based in Houston, Texas, which focuses on heavy hydraulic equipment for the offshore oil and gas industry. Financial details of the acquisition are not disclosed. […]

  • 12 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Boskalis’ cable laying vessel Ndurance has completed cable trencher tests at Alexiahaven, Maasvlakte 2, in the Port of Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The diesel electric vessel Ndurance is an multipurpose vessel, it can be outfitted for cable laying or a wide range of other tasks, including diving support, subsea rock installation, offshore construction support, salvage assignments and […]

  • 13 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Queensland government should reject industry calls for an extension of tax breaks to any mineral developments in Queensland which would significantly increase pressure for approval of damaging dredging, dumping and port expansions along the Great Barrier Reef coast, according to the Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS). The Newman government has proposed reduced royalties for […]

  • 4 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Twenty-three miles may not seem like much, but for a project to line a section of the All American Canal that snakes through the sand dunes west of Yuma, it’s meant 20 years in the making, legal challenges and the expenditure of $285 million. Source:yumasun,January 2,2010; [mappress]

  • 31 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Ilocos Sur provincial government has opposed the application for extracting magnetic sand minerals in six coastal towns in Ilocos Sur citing that this will open the floodgates wider for private firms to abuse mineral resources. Governor Ryan Singson said the Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) […]

  • 9 August 2012

    Planning Minister John Rau today released guidelines for the Environmental Impact Statement to be undertaken on the proposed deep sea port facility at Port Bonython. Mr Rau said the EIS for the $600-700 million proposed facility could take up to 18 months, and would work to ensure the project meets all the requirements prior to […]

  • 19 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Caterpillar, a manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, has just introduced its new Cat® 307E2 mini hydraulic excavator. This new piece of equipment expands their mini hydraulic excavator machine range to include an additional solution for the seven to eight metric ton weight class. The 37.7kW (50.3 hp) Cat C2.4 turbo engine (U.S. EPA Tier 4 […]

  • 18 February 2011

    The Manatee County Port Authority approved a $3 million line of credit bank loan from Regions Bank to maintain cash flow needs for the Berth… By Doug Miles (thebradentontimes) [mappress] Source: thebradentontimes, February 18, 2011;

  • 4 July 2011
    Project & Tenders

      The Department of Environmental Protection announced today that grant applications are now being accepted for watershed protection and restoration and Surface Mining Conservation and Reclamation Act (SMCRA) projects under the Growing Greener Plus program, which allows applicants to seek funding for a variety of projects through a single application process. “We are glad to […]

  • 17 November 2009
    Business & Finance

    National Mineral Development Corporation (NMDC), is a life line for steel makers like JSW, Ispat and Essar and now its huge cash reserves of over Rs 20,000 crore is set to become a new lifeline for Karnataka… Source: NDTV, November 17, 2009;

  • 21 January 2010

    Chief Adalabu Ejiroghene Bodjor is the Chairman of Mechanical Sand Miners and Quarries Association of Nigeria, Delta State chapter. Not mincing words, he declares that illegal dredging activities in Delta State is costing the state untold fortunes and unveils steps… [mappress] Source: All Africa, January 21, 2010

  • 23 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Italdraghe, the long-standing Italian dredger builder, has released a video about their “LARIO™” dredging and mining pumps. “LARIO™” ironclad pumps are known for their well-researched design, reliability, performance, strength and flexibility. All components subject to wear are manufactured from ni-hard and chromed cast iron with hardness of between 550 and 650 HB as well as from special manganese and […]

  • 13 June 2013

    A new company known as Leonkhain Holdings Company Sierra Leone Limited (LHC-SL LTD) is a leading Sierra Leonean general merchandise and high-tech dredging and sand mining company with strong links with the Ellicott Dredge and Sand Mining LLC in the United States of America. According to the Chairman of the board and CEO of the […]

  • 6 February 2012

    Van Oord has been awarded the EPC contract for the installation of a Single Point Mooring (SPM) system in Fujairah, United Arab Emirates. The client is Fujairah Asia Power Company and the contract value amounts to approximately EUR 30 million. Work will start immediately and continue until the end of February 2013. The project includes […]

  • 30 June 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

      Last month, Dexter Sand & Gravel of Missouri took delivery of their new 10-inch Wolverine dredge. The company purchased the hydraulic dredge to reach sand deposits below the ground water level. Dexter Sand & Gravel, a subsidiary of Delta Companies, Inc., purchased the dredge for use at a new 100-acre sand and gravel mine. […]

  • 15 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    A $31 million segmented breakwater project at Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge was approved at the Coastal Wetlands Planning Protection Restoration Act (CWPPRA) meeting on December 10. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF), which owns and manages Rockefeller, will use the funding to construct and maintain 2.5 miles of breakwater structure initially with the potential […]

  • 15 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Caterpillar has just launched their new Cat 306 CR Mini Hydraulic Excavator, marking the company’s entry in the 6-ton class offering. According to Caterpillar, the 306 CR mini excavator is built to exceed customer expectations with strong performance, enhanced operator experience and simplified maintenance with extended service intervals. The new mini excavator features heavy-duty main […]