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  • 22 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredge Yard has announced their participation at the 33rd PIANC World Congress 2014, which will be held in San Francisco, California. PIANC, The World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure, is the forum that brings together professionals around the world to provide expert advice on cost effective, reliable and sustainable infrastructures to facilitate the growth of […]

  • 22 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    One of the newest ships in the Jan de Nul fleet, the trailer suction hopper dredger “Charles Darwin”, will arrive in Queensland in mid-2014 to start dredging clean marine sand from Moreton Bay, for Brisbane’s New Parallel Runway (NPR). About 13 million cubic metres of clean marine sand is required to provide the superior quality […]

  • 21 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District, recently posted the Draft Feasibility Report and Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Dallas Floodway Project for public review. Modifications to the existing Dallas Floodway Project were authorized in the Water Resources Development Act of 2007, Public Law 110-114, Section 5141, at a total project […]

  • 17 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord, a leading international contractor specialising in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, has acquired all shares of its Spanish subsidiary Dravo S.A. Dravo S.A. has been owned, since 1987, by Van Oord (50%) and the Spanish company Dragados S.A. (50%), a subsidiary of ACS, the largest Spanish infrastructure contractor. The company will continue its […]

  • 17 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    According to presidency rotation, from the 14th of April until the end of the year 2014, the presidency of North Adriatic Ports Association (NAPA) is taken over from Venice Port Authority by Luka Koper. Confirming that there is a very challenging year in front of them, especially in terms of European issues, starting with the new […]

  • 15 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced that the Army Corps of Engineers has awarded the contract for dredging Shoal Harbor and Compton Creek in Belford, New Jersey. The $2 million contract has been awarded to M.E.R.I.T. Inc., a small business located in Newark, New Jersey. The project will be completed with federal funds from the […]

  • 10 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Italdraghe, the long-standing Italian dredger builder, will participate at the 29th edition of Samoter in Verona, from 8-11 May, 2014. This event will focus on many different topics: from sustainability, the cornerstone of the event, to innovations involving earth-moving machinery, by conferences. Earth-moving machinery of the future will also be highlighted at Samoter, as discussed […]

  • 4 April 2014

    Portuguese and Spanish authorities have entered into an agreement to dredge the Guadiana River making it navigable for larger ships, The Portugal News reports. The Memorandum of Understanding will allow the Spanish side to dredge the Guadiana River, located on the Portuguese–Spanish border. A series of interventions in the Guadiana River Basin, such as dam […]

  • 4 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 21st World Dredging Congress & Exhibition WODCON XXI will be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Miami, FL, from June 13-17, 2016. WODCON XXI will bring together expert representatives of manufacturers, universities, research institutes, consultants, public authorities and contractors working in the dredging, navigation, coastal and inland flood protection, deep-sea mining, offshore wind […]

  • 3 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Milford Pond Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration program is scheduled for August 2014, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. In order to restore open water habitat suitable for resident fish species and water birds, this project will involve dredging of about 250,000 cubic yards of material from approximately 17 acres of […]

  • 28 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, the Wicomico River maintenance dredging program is scheduled for the fall and winter of 2014. During this project, located between Upper Ferry and Salisbury, Maryland, approximately 100,000 cubic yards of material will be removed by a hydraulic pipeline dredger and placed at an upland placement […]

  • 26 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    MED PORTS 2014 is the biggest annual Container Ports and Terminal Operations Exhibition and Conference event for the Mediterranean region – now in its 2nd successful year. The 2nd MED PORTS 2014 will take place for the first time in Marrakech, Morocco, at the luxurious 5 star Kenzi Farah Hotel, Marrakech on Wednesday 23 and […]

  • 24 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Mackay Conservation Group will today commence court proceedings in Brisbane’s Federal Court challenging Environment Minister Greg Hunt’s decision to approve dredging and dumping within the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. The case will centre on the Federal Government’s decision to approve dredging and dumping for the proposed export coal terminal at Abbot Point, less […]

  • 23 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In addition to the upcoming DREDGING SUMMIT & EXPO 2014, June 15-18 in Toronto, Canada, the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) will hold a short course named “Responsible Design of Dredging Projects”. This will be an educational course about the practical aspects of conducting dredging in a responsible manner to avoid misunderstandings between responsible entities planning and conducting dredging projects. […]

  • 12 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Lagos State Government has closed down eight illegal dredging sites in Ikorodu axis of the State. They said that 16 illegal dredgers met on some of the sites were arrested and taken into custody. The Ministry has persistently warned against illegal dredging and has promised stiffer penalties against illegal dredging operators in accordance with […]

  • 7 March 2014

    Florida Department of Environmental Protection staff met with local stakeholders to discuss annual progress on the restoration plans for 25 tributaries in the Lower St. Johns River basin. The Department, along with the Florida Department of Transportation, City of Jacksonville, JEA, Duval County Health Department, CIty of Atlantic Beach, City of Jacksonville Beach, City of […]

  • 4 March 2014
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    The International Port & Terminal Technology Conference and Exhibition is coming to Savannah, Ga. on May 20-21. The Georgia Ports Authority and MCI Media will present the conference at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center. “Savannah is the perfect location for this year’s event, as its container port serves as the major gateway for […]

  • 3 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    APM Terminals and fellow Dutch-based global terminal operator, Terminal Investment Limited (TIL), announced the completion of the purchase of a 29% share in APM Terminals Callao by TIL through the acquisition of Callao Port Holding B.V. APM Terminals assumed operational control over the Callao facility in July 2011 under a 30-year concession together with the […]

  • 26 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has scheduled its international course named “The Hydraulic Fill Manual” for June 4th and 5th, 2014, in Delft, The Netherlands. This course will cover the initiation, design and construction of hydraulic fill projects as described in the recently published Hydraulic Fill Manual. Without proper hydraulic fill and suitable specialized […]

  • 24 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Workshop at Oceanology International 2014, named Fluid Mud in Ports and Navigation – Management Today and in the Future, is scheduled for 11 March 2014, in London, UK. HR Wallingford, with support from IMarEST, PIANC and CEDA, will be hosting this event at Oceanology International 2014 where expert speakers will be presenting on a […]

  • 21 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Western Dredging Association’s Annual Western Hemisphere Dredging Conference (WEDA 34/TAMU 45) will take place at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel in Toronto, Canada, on June 15-18, 2014. The officials are currently finalizing the details of what will be a strong technical program with a variety of interesting papers for dredging professionals, including presentations on […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The following Feasibility Studies have been undertaken by Inland waterways authority of India (IWAI) in last few years for developing them as waterways apart from those existing as National Waterways now. 1. River Barak in Assam: Lakhipur-Bhanga stretch (121 km) of the waterway has been found viable for development. A proposal for its declaration as […]

  • 20 February 2014
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    Members of Parliament James Bezan and Joyce Bateman, joined by Senator Janis Johnson and Member of Parliament Joy Smith, were in Winnipeg yesterday to reaffirm the Government of Canada’s commitment and actions in support of Lake Winnipeg on behalf of the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development […]

  • 13 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Duke Energy pledged to take care of the Dan River and its surrounding environment as the company continues to address the coal ash release that began several days ago at the company’s Dan River power plant in Eden, N.C. “We apologize and will use all available resources to take care of the river,” said Paul […]

  • 3 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL) has announced that the Daboase Water Intake-Point dredging project is currently underway. Mr Daniel Moumaalah, Western Regional Manager of GWCL, said that there was heavy siltation in the Intake-Point and the Pra River, the source of water for treatment, thereby, necessitating the dredging. He said the Daboase Water Treatment […]

  • 3 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IQPC’s Dredging & Reclamation USA Summit is scheduled for March 31st-April 2nd 2014, in Miami, FL. This summit is a global event that unites port authorities, engineers, port operators, construction companies, dredging contractors, and more in their quest to ensure the profitability and quality assurance of dredging projects. “Our expert speaking faculty will discuss the […]