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  • 8 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Coulee Frac Sand, based in La Crosse, Wisconsin, recently took delivery of a 10-inch Wolverine Class cutter suction dredge by DSC Dredge, LLC. The dredge, which was designed and manufactured at DSC Dredge’s Greenbush, Michigan, facility, is mining sand at the PineCrest Mine on the site of Doc’s Bunkhouse campground, near the town of Merrillan […]

  • 3 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    After 18 months, the ¡VAMOS! Consortium has reached the ‘design freeze’ stage of the prototypes to be built. ¡VAMOS!, the Viable Alternative Mining Operating System, is a 42-month research and development project launched to enable the opening and rehabilitation of underexploited European mineral deposits, using a safe, clean and low visibility method. The project is […]

  • 12 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Reef Subsea Dredging and Excavation (D&E) has secured a number of substantial contracts in the Middle-East and Asia Pacific as the company continues to grow its global footprint. The Middle-East contracts will involve two teams from the company’s UK workforce managing subsea excavation work in Saudi Arabia and Iraq. The work in the Al Khafji […]

  • 16 April 2012

      An innovative piece of underwater technology has just completed its first trials in the North Atlantic. Ecosse Subsea Systems’ wholly owned subsea trenching system SCAR 1 has just ploughed a 20-metre wide, one kilometre stretch of seabed to the West of Shetland to remove boulders prior to umbilical and pipelay work. Following the initial […]

  • 4 April 2012

    According to SWZ Maritime, Niron Staal has recently secured orders for advanced equipment valued to approximately €2,0 million. Vosta LMG, Subsea7, Bibby Offshore (through sister company Shipdock), IHC Handling Systems and an undisclosed party in the offshore industry awarded the orders to the company. Cutter Heads for Ambiorix Co-maker Vosta LMG awarded the largest order, […]

  • 5 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Reef Subsea announced that its subsidiary company, Reef Subsea Power & Umbilical, based in the North-East of England, with offices in Aberdeen, has launched a new innovative subsea Trench ROV in Newcastle upon Tyne. Reef Subsea Power & Umbilical’s new Q1000 Jet Trencher was unveiled yesterday in front of many clients and associates from the […]

  • 5 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    DeepOcean UK, a subsidiary of DeepOcean Group Holding BV, today announced two key appointments, to strengthen its Management Team in Aberdeen. Mervyn New joins DeepOcean as Trenching Business Line Manager – Aberdeen. Mervyn brings over 30 years’ experience in the subsea oil & gas industry, with a strong track record in trenching with various contractors, […]

  • 10 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Reef Subsea announced today that its subsidiary company. Reef Subsea Power & Umbilical, has placed an order for a Heavy Duty Cable Plough, which will expand the company’s capabilities and position it as a true leading contractor in subsea trenching and cable installation. Reef Subsea Power & Umbilical, based in the North-east of England with […]

  • 6 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Rapidly growing and award winning subsea specialist ROVOP has made a strong start to 2013 after expanding its management team and signing £3.5 million of contracts in January alone. The company, which provides subsea remotely operated vehicle (ROV) services, has bolstered its management team with the appointment of Moray Melhuish as commercial director, and strengthened […]

  • 10 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    With the use of permanent magnets and high-tech bearings, Royal IHC has created the Deep Sea Special Motor – an environmental friendly submerged electric motor for the deep sea mining and oil & gas industries. “One of its unique features is that it is 100% oil free. Seawater can run through the motor, taking care […]

  • 10 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Energy technology company, Ecosse Subsea Systems, (ESS) has increased the size of its engineering division in response to client demand for specialist engineering packages. Aberdeen-based ESS specialises in trenching, deepwater installation and subsea lifting technologies for the oil and gas, marine and renewable industries, and has a range of patented technologies in development. The new […]

  • 8 June 2011

    34 illegal small-scale miners, popularly known as ‘galamsey’ operators, including nine foreigners, have been apprehended for mining… (modernghana) [mappress] Source: modernghana, June 8, 2011    

  • 7 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Rotech Subsea has successfully completed an MBO (management buy-out) of the Rotech group of companies in a move that will see the company strengthen its position in subsea mass-flow excavation business.  Following the MBO, the group’s three operating companies – Rotech Subsea, Rotech Engineering, and Rotech Fabrication – will be headed up by continuing directors […]

  • 18 January 2011

    Chief executive Tom Albanese said: “Running our operations at full capacity was a priority for Rio Tinto in 2010, in an environment of strong prices for most of our commodities. Our success is clearly demonstrated in iron ore where we set new quarterly and annual production records. During the quarter we approved a further $5.5 billion in value-adding […]

  • 1 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    SMD has been honoured with the prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the Innovation category in recognition of the development of its specialist subsea trenching technology. This is the third Queen’s Award for Enterprise that SMD has won in the last three years. MD’s latest Queen’s Award recognises the innovations the company has made to its […]

  • 17 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday the Idaho Conservation League took action to ensure that dredge mining in the bed of the Salmon River will be fully reclaimed, as required by state law. The action comes after ICL joined Idaho river outfitters, city leaders, river ecologists, fishermen, conservationists, Native Americans and hundreds of concerned Idahoans urging the Idaho Land Board […]

  • 17 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Subsea Tooling Services UK Ltd (STS) was officially launched at Subsea Expo 2015. Created by three individuals, the management team has a combined industry experience of over sixty years which has brought new innovative, reliable and performance leading products into the dredging market. Dredging Today has spoken with Mr Raymond Cameron, Business Manager at Subsea […]

  • 2 May 2012

    Proserv, a global leader in energy production technology services, has unveiled a next generation subsea cutting tool that provides complete well severance and significantly reduces in-well operational time by up to 50%. Proserv’s enhanced Multi-String Cutting (MSC) tool, which was launched today at the Offshore Technology Conference in Houston, is a customisable internal multi-string conductor […]

  • 19 September 2013

    Subsea cable installation companies Global Marine Systems, Ltd. and PT Ketrosden Triasmitra have announced their agreement to form a joint venture to provide subsea cable engineering and installation services to the telecommunications and oil & gas industries within the Indonesian market. The partnership between the two companies will see the installation of more than 600km […]

  • 16 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    J2 Subsea, an Acteon company, has agreed to represent WeSubsea products in the UK and overseas. WeSubsea manufactures a range of engineered remotely operated vehicle (ROV) dredge pumps (dredgers), which are designed to move sediment on the seabed for a range of subsea applications. J2 Subsea will also represent other subsea equipment from WeSubsea. WeSubsea […]

  • 3 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Subsea technology company, Ecosse Subsea Systems Ltd, (ESS) has seen revenue in the last financial year more than double to £4.85 million and forecasts turnover in the current year will pass the £6.5 million mark. The Aberdeen-based specialist engineering firm will post pre-tax profit of £600,000 to March 2012, while the current financial year has […]

  • 23 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    As part of the Horizon 2020 program, a new 42 month Research & Development Project, has been launched to help provide an opportunity to tap into the wealth of unexploited European mineral resources. The estimated cost of the Project is approximately €12.6 million. The aim of the ¡VAMOS! (Viable Alternative Mine Operating System) project is […]

  • 21 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Reef Subsea announced today they have secured new premises in Aberdeen, Scotland, to gather their local teams and operations under one roof namely ‘Reef Subsea House’, located within Altens Industrial Estate, south of the city. The bespoke building will support Group’s companies to continue to develop their respective businesses on a global scale from this […]

  • 13 March 2013

    Ecosse Subsea Systems (ESS) has been awarded its largest boulder clearing and multi-pass trenching contract to date by Siem Offshore Contractors. ESS will deploy its SCAR plough system for clearing and pre-lay trenching operations on a 90km route on the EnBW owned Baltic 2 offshore wind farm project. Baltic 2 is an 80 turbine development […]

  • 28 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    J2 Subsea, an Acteon company, has renewed its global sales and rental distribution partnership with WeSubsea. The partnership provides customers around the world with technical support from J2 Subsea, and global access to the WeSubsea range of baskets, dredgers and tooling, available for rental and sale. John Walker, director, J2 Subsea, said, “The J2 tooling […]

  • 18 October 2011
    Business & Finance

    Reef Subsea Power & Umbilical, based in Stockton-On-Tees, will provide the installation and trenching of submarine cables (power, inter-array, seismic) and umbilicals to its clients – oil & gas operators and contractors, energy companies, offshore wind farm developers, project management & engineering houses as well as product manufacturers. Reef Subsea Power & Umbilical’s range of […]