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  • 19 November 2010

    Sierra Gold Corp. undertook an experimental approach to the Sierra Leone rainy season and we are pleased to announce that through these testing and small scale dredging operations the company recovered 32 troy ounces of gold and 72 diamonds. John Semachko Jr., President of Sierra gold Corp. commented: “We learned a great deal about rainy […]

  • 30 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dragflow, an Italian manufacturer of heavy duty pumps and complete dredging equipment, is continuing the development of new products addressing the changing needs of dredging industry. As 2015 is nearing its end, we took the opportunity to speak with Mr. Roberto Martinelli, Dragflow Director, about the company’s 2015 business highlights, achievements and plans for the […]

  • 5 January 2012

    In a letter to all Federal parliamentarians and Queensland state parliamentarians, GPC chairman Ian Brusasco has sought to clarify the status of its Western Basin Dredging and Disposal Project. CEO Leo Zussino said the letter outlined that the dredging site is inside Gladstone harbour and is more than 40km away from the start of the […]

  • 12 July 2013

    Governor Jindal met with local officials and flew over barrier island projects to observe the state’s progress to protect Louisiana’s coast and highlight continued coastal land loss in Louisiana. The Governor highlighted three specific projects on Pelican Island, Shell Island and Scofield Island on the lower rim of Barataria Bay. On Shell Island, the state […]

  • 26 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Abbott Government must not approve the Abbot Point coal port expansion in the Great Barrier Reef, with reports today that low coal prices could mean the industry won’t need it anyway, say the Australian Greens. “Industry is pulling out of the Galilee Basin because the world doesn’t want to buy our climate-destroying coal,” Senator […]

  • 30 July 2012

    A Viet Nam News Agency reporter said about 50 floating dredges were hunting for the precious mineral on three rivers running through Binh Gia, Huu Lung and Loc Binh. „Local leaders were determined to put an end to this practice,“ said Nguyen Huu Chien, a representative of the provincial people’s committee. Despite efforts to control […]

  • 22 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    JAXPORT will be part of two revamped Asian-US East Coast service rotations with vessels to begin calling within a month. The G6 Alliance shipping lines (APL, Hapag-Lloyd, Hyundai Merchant Marine, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Nippon Yusen Kaisha and Orient Overseas Container Line) have expanded their cooperation and added JAXPORT to the new service beginning in May. […]

  • 30 May 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

      This is the second announcement with programme and registration information for CEDA Dredging Days 2011. The conference and exhibition will be held in the Conference Centre of Ahoy Rotterdam, the Netherlands, from 10-11 November 2011, under the theme ‘Dredging and Beyond’. On 9 November, in the afternoon, an optional pre-event technical visit will be […]

  • 11 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Nags Head, NC, will be conducting a beach nourishment maintenance project starting in May 2019 and lasting possibly into October 2019.  The construction activities will take place from the Bonnett Street public beach access at 2919 South Virginia Dare Trail (near Mile Post 11) south to the town line with the National […]

  • 13 June 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is proposing to stabilize and protect the banks along the banks of the Chippewa River Diversion approach channel. For the east bank, about 900 linear feet of the bank would be re-shaped and lined with rock. Excess material (likely soil, sand, gravel) will be stockpiled nearby […]

  • 29 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Soil Machine Dynamics Ltd (SMD) has announced the delivery of an ultra-high powered, compact 2400hp Cable Burial Tractor (CBT2400) to Boskalis. The CBT2400 and associated deck equipment were mobilized directly onto Boskalis’ specialist cable lay vessel, the NDEAVOR from the Swan Hunter quayside access point adjacent to SMD’s production facility, the company reported. The tractor […]

  • 8 April 2011
    Business & Finance

      Van Oord will join forces with Canadian based CSL Group Inc. for the technical and commercial management of flexible fallpipe vessels including the MV Tertnes, the MV Nordnes and the MV Stornes. The MV Tertnes, as well as the underlying contracts for each of the three vessels, were acquired by CSL as part of […]

  • 29 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    SPI Products, the parent company behind some of the leading buoy and industrial flotation product lines, is getting ready to launch a new product line – a patent-pending lineup of modular floating walkways and docks the company calls Snap Dock. Blake Elder, executive vice president of SPI Products, said that the idea for this product […]

  • 16 November 2012

    The Australian Greens called today for an independent inquiry as requested by the United Nations into the Gladstone contamination crisis, part of the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. “The announcement of marine parks following a successful Greens campaign is welcome news, but the government must now prevent the mining giants from undermining that marine […]

  • 25 July 2011

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) announced that it has authorized the use of Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) sand resources for the 2011 Pinellas County, Fla., “Federal Shore Protection and Restoration Project.” BOEMRE signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, and the County […]

  • 29 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    A lifeline has been thrown to the Gulf community with Member for Mount Isa Robbie Katter confirming a $1.7 million dredging package for the Port of Karumba. The State Government funds come after constant lobbying from the local member calling for the Minister to step in and commit to the upkeep of this essential piece of […]

  • 27 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Al Franken (D-Minn.) said Minnesota waterways and shipping infrastructure will get much-needed upgrades under the bipartisan Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA), which passed the Senate recently and now heads to the President Obama’s desk to be signed into law. The measure includes many bipartisan provisions Franken fought for, including increasing dredging […]

  • 6 May 2013

    The National Assembly called for an urgent need to regulate the mining and dredging industry in the State through the Ogun State Regulation of Sand Dealing and Dredging Operation law 2013, which also passed through the second reading.  Opening debate on the bill tagged HB 30/OG/2013, the Majority Leader, Hon. Israel Jolaoso, opined that when […]

  • 26 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been selected as a contractor on Saudi Aramco’s Long Term Agreement for Offshore Facilities (LTA) program. Boskalis acquired the agreement in consortium with the United Arab Emirates-based company Lamprell. Lamprell will focus on the engineering, procurement and construction of offshore structures, such as topsides and jackets, and Boskalis will be […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has pointed to a new analysis of declining international demand for coal as more reasons why the massive industrial expansion of ports on the Great Barrier Reef’s coastline must stop. The latest report from the Carbon Tracker Initiative, a group of financial analysts specialising in the economic risks of […]

  • 28 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Van Oord and Bolier have signed their first extensive ‘P​ower by the H​our’ service​ ​contract for all MaK medium-speed-diesel engines aboard the Subsea Rock Installation vessel Bravenes. By signing the new contract, Bolier and Van Oord take their close and long-lasting collaboration to the next level. The agreement will allow both companies to focus on […]

  • 18 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, and S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control recently received an application for a permit to dredge accumulated sediment in Lake Hartwell. According to the Corps, the proposed work is located in Seneca, Oconee County. In detail, the project consists of dredging approximately 593 cubic yards of accumulated silt and […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    KOBELCO Construction Machinery USA has announced the launch of their new SK25 compact excavator model as well as their enhanced SK17 model. Equipped with engines that meet Tier IV Final requirements, the SK25 and SK17 pack plenty of power and outstanding hydraulic performance. Each model offers stable operation, rugged construction and durability to reduce down time. Both excavators combine […]

  • 24 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Universiteit Twente, Universiteit Utrecht and Deltares will organize the mini symposium ‘Adaptive Delta Management: How science can support decision making under uncentainty’ on Thursday 20 June. “The future is uncertain. Still, we have to make decisions, e.g. on how we want to develop and protect our living environment under these uncertain futures. Deltaic areas face […]

  • 25 September 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has fined Port of Oakland $300,000 for violating Ocean Dumping Act. According to EPA, the port paid a $300,000 penalty for unauthorized ocean dumping of sediment from one of its dredging projects. Dutra Construction Co., Inc., the contractor hired by the port to do the dredging project, will pay […]

  • 13 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Following the signing of the contract for the East Breakwater enlargement project, the expansion works of the Port of Sines will begin, thus allowing the port to double the containerized cargo installed capacity. The works concerning the extension of the Port of Sines’ East Breakwater were awarded to Conduril – Engenharia SA. According to the […]