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  • 6 November 2020
    Equipment

    ROHR-IDRECO successfully launched the electrical cuttingwheel dredger for Colombian gold mining company Mineros Aluvial yesterday. The dredger has a length of 53 meters and a breadth of 8.60 meters, weighting approximately 255 tons. Also, the large electrical dredger has: a max digging depth of 28 meters; production capacity of 270 m3/h. “Our innovative and sustainable dredgers […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Italdraghe, Italy’s leading dredger manufacturer, will participate in the fourth edition of Exposibram Amazonia. This exciting mining event will be held between 17th – 20th November 2014 in Belem in Brazil. The event, sponsored by the Instituto Brasileiro de Mineração (IBRAM) combines the Amazon Mining Exhibition and the 4th Amazon Mining Congress and will be […]

  • 5 November 2020
    Vessels

    Since the project start in 2018, hopper dredger Modi R has successfully dredged over 4.8 million tonnes of sand to support Cockburn Cement Ltd.’s operations. Cockburn is producing cement and lime that is being used for the construction, mining, alumina and water treatment sectors in Western Australia. According to Rohde Nielsen, the vessel is working […]

  • 5 April 2012

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract to Mike Hooks Inc., in the amount of $9,478,905 for maintenance dredging of the upper reaches of the Houston Ship Channel between Greens and Sims bayous. The contractor is required to remove approximately 800,000 cubic yards of material using a hydraulic pipeline dredge. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District, completed construction on the Chain of Rocks East Canal Levee last week, making it the first part of the Metro East levees restored to its full level of protection. The federally-owned and operated Chain of Rocks levee is a nine-mile segment of the East St. Louis levee […]

  • 28 October 2011
    Vessels

    Sierra Rutile Mining Company, one of Sierra Leone’s leading mining companies has disclosed plans to expand its mining operational projects i… By Mohamed Kanu (drwebsite) [mappress] Source: drwebsite, October 28, 2011

  • 4 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore and Norfolk districts, in partnership with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) announced the release of the main report of the draft Chesapeake Bay Comprehensive Water Resources and Restoration Plan, May 31, 2018. As USACE reported, the plan provides a single, comprehensive and integrated restoration roadmap to inform […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 October 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Following the successful relocation of the dredge and Wet Concentrator Plant (“WCP”) B, Kenmare Resources has commenced production at Pilivili site in Mozambique. WCP B and its dredge were relocated 23 kilometres from their previous mining location of Namalope to the high grade Pilivili ore zone. After the move, the plant and dredge were floated […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]