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  • 16 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    A program to manage shorelines in the city of Spokane Valley will open for comment through the Washington Department of Ecology on April 20. Spokane Valley’s proposed shoreline program will guide construction, development and maintenance activities on shorelines of Shelly Lake and the Spokane River within the city limits. A portion of the shoreline managed […]

  • 24 April 2013

    Dredging works conducted during the mining of black sand at the mouth of the Ba River could help in reducing the impact of flooding, reports fijitimes. Amex Resources Limited, an iron ore focused, mineral resources development company, has designed a dredging plan that will leave a 500 metre channel from the mouth of the river […]

  • 6 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    As a precautionary measure, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Vicksburg District, is currently working to strengthen a section of the main line Mississippi levee system near Blackhawk, LA.   This proactive effort will help reduce the water seepage and materials shifting in and around the levee system, said USACE in its release. The work, located approximately […]

  • 31 March 2011

    On 8 March 2011 IRO and CEDA (Central Dredging Association) organized a successful joint members meeting. Around 225 participants listened to what the 4 large dredging companies Boskalis, Jan de Nul, Tideway and Van Oord had to say about their latest developments and their view on the contribution from the dredging industry to the oil […]

  • 21 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Marlin Class underwater pump mining dredge manufactured by DSC Dredge LLC is designed to meet the needs of deep mining and aggregate deposits by providing a more efficient tool for material excavation. Every Marlin Class dredge is specifically designed to handle a particular deposit—from sand and gravel to industrial minerals—to ensure maximum efficiency. Deep […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    After the completion of the sea trials, the Spanish shipyard Construcciones Navales de Norte in Sestao has delivered the Fall Pipe & Mining Vessel “Joseph Plateau” to Jan de Nul. 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 […]

  • 29 May 2012

    The Globes reports that the Israel Chemicals Ltd. has announced that the High Court of Justice rejected petitions filed by the Israel Union for Environmental Defense and the Movement for Quality Government in Israel against Israel Chemicals subsidiary Dead Sea Works, the Israeli government and the Ministry of Finance over the government’s decision on a […]

  • 20 July 2012

    ANGUS Council has agreed to deal with the dredging of Arbroath Harbour as a matter of urgency, reports arbroathherald. This work was entrusted to Open Water Dredging. OWD operates in many of the international dredging and marine construction areas including;maintenance dredging, capital dredging, cable trenches, subsea pipelines. Funding of the Arbroath Harbour dredging project is […]

  • 18 January 2011

    Colombian authorities over the past four months have closed 56 illegal gold mines and arrested 573 people, a police report stated.The report… (thaindian) [mappress] Source: thaindian, January 18, 2011;

  • 14 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency has announced its decision regarding the proposed BURNCO Aggregate Mine Project. The proposed sand and gravel mine project is located on the northwest shore of Howe Sound, 22 kilometers southwest of Squamish, British Columbia. According to Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the proposed BURNCO project is not likely to cause significant […]

  • 23 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    Crews on contract with the Environmental Protection Agency have pulled about 85,000 tons of heavy metal-laced sediment from Keswick Lake. A hydraulic dredge is set to keep working until Dec. 12… Source: Redding, November 22, 2009

  • 19 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Studies for an environmental impact statement will begin today for the proposed expansion of one of Queensland’s major coal export facilities, Abbot Point near Bowen. State Development Minister Dr Anthony Lynham said the assessment was the next stage in the expansion, which is needed for proposed coal mines in the Galilee Basin. Construction for the […]

  • 30 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Rohr International Dredge Holdings, Inc. acquired Eurl Rohr France, including its current backlog, inventory and all associated intellectual property (IPR), on July 23, 2014. Rohr France, which is based in Betting, France, was a Rohr licensee and will continue at the same location, operating as a subsidiary of Rohr Bagger GmbH, a subsidiary of Rohr […]

  • 24 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Focused on the PHA’s (Port of Houston Authority) vision of becoming America’s distribution hub for the next generation, the Port Commission – during its regular monthly meeting yesterday – approved more than $88 million in infrastructure investments. These investments, all directly tied to the port strategic plan, included $13 million towards channel improvement projects and more […]

  • 9 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A 2.5-ton capacity SP Radiolink plus load cell is being used to measure tension on a line stretching across a lagoon, upon which a dredge travels at a biosolids management facility, part of the City of Eugene Waste Water Dept., in Oregon, USA. The RLP was added to inventory at the start of the latest […]

  • 30 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has successfully completed the Nags Head beach nourishment project. The beach nourishment sand pumping operations were completed early on Sunday morning, August 18, 2019 in the 8200 block of South Old Oregon Inlet Road near Mile Post 17, reported the town. During the 2019 beach nourishment campaign, GLDD’s […]

  • 11 April 2012

    Traditional sand miners on Tuesday protested to the Vasai tehsildar’s office against the use of suction pumps. Over 4,000 men and women demanded a ban on suction pumps and action against pump users. They say that the dredging has a negative impact on the environment and even on the traditional miners. These works could also […]

  • 13 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Western Dredging Association (WEDA) has announced the “Second Call for Papers” for the 2016 World Dredging Conference, WODCON XXI, scheduled to be held at the Hyatt Regency in Miami, FL from June 13-17, 2016. The deadline date for submission of abstracts is September 15, 2015. WODCON XXI will bring together expert representatives of manufacturers, universities, […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Mines and Geosciences Bureau Region- 2 (MGB R02) through MGB Regional Director Mario Ancheta confirmed that black sand dredging along the shorelines of Cagayan province has been stopped. Ancheta ordered the former black sand dredging permitees to conduct rehabilitation efforts in mining areas. He said that the mining companies should free the area with its dredging equipment. […]

  • 3 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Subcon has been awarded by Citic Pacific Mining (CPM) a contract for the design and supply of their scour systems for berth pocket stabilization at the Sino Iron Terminal at Port of Cape Preston. “The larger vessel size and deeper berth pocket means increases in bow thruster and main propeller wash velocities pose a significant scour erosion […]

  • 5 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Vessels

    This week Uljanik Brodogradiliste in Pula, Croatia, started with the construction of the Multi-Purpose Vessel JDN8628. This versatile vessel can be equipped with two cable turntables with a total capacity of 10,000 tonnes. For Subsea Rock Installation the vessel can carry up to 10,000 tonnes of rock. The rock is unloaded by two excavators and […]

  • 24 May 2012

    Ocean Trenching Technologies Pty Ltd.’s Board of Directors confirms current market speculation that the company is looking for a buyer. Director of OTT Mr. Tom Wilson said “Due to unforeseen personal circumstances OTT, Australia’s largest registered and wholly Australian owned subsea trenching company is currently on the open market for sale.” Established in early 2011, […]

  • 12 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Russian mining and metallurgical company, Norilsk Nickel, is beginning reconstruction of its Murmansk Transport Division mooring facilities. According to the company, reconstruction of the second berth (over 300 meters in length) together with dredging will double the cargo flow of the facility. The project is estimated to be worth around $22.8 million. The new berth will be able to […]

  • 19 April 2010

    IHC Beavers® are well known for their flexibility in several areas. First, their modular construction means that they can be delivered fast, that they are easy to transport and that they can be commissioned quickly at dredging sites.Secondly, although they are highly standardised, IHC Beavers® can be adapted… [mappress] Source: IHC Merwede, P&D magazine

  • 11 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen Dredging Equipment has just completed an unusual task – their dredge pumps and valves have been fitted in remote operated deep sea mining vehicles. These deep sea mining vehicles, also called Seafloor Production Tools (SPTs), have been manufactured by Soil Machine Dynamics (SMD). This UK-based company designed and built three SPTs, each for a specific […]

  • 26 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC has just released a video showing the procedure for replacing Rubber Rings in Gate Valves and what to do if you encounter difficulties while doing it yourself. IHC Parts & Services, as part of the Royal IHC group, has been manufacturing valves for more than sixty years. The company has extensive experience of providing solutions for […]