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  • 13 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The World Ocean Council (WOC) has announced that the 3rd Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS) will be held on 9-11 November, 2015 in Singapore. The SOS is the only international, multi-sectoral, business event dedicated to “Corporate Ocean Responsibility”. This first SOS to be held in Asia, the 2015 event is being developed in collaboration with stakeholders […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    VOSTA LMG, a leading engineering and contracting company which serves the worldwide dredging industry, will attend the Seatrade Middle East Maritime (SMEM) conference. This event will take place in the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Center, from 28-30 October 2014. VOSTA LMG staff will be there to inform attendees about the company’s broad spectrum of […]

  • 9 August 2013

    In a raid conducted in Kulvanu village under Ghagga Police station on Wednesday night, police arrested seven people for illegal sand dredging. Police also recovered a JCB machine and two trucks used to carry the sand. “The investigation is under process. Farm owner Raghuvir will be arrested soon,” said Ranveer Singh, station house officer, Ghagga […]

  • 30 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Specialists from Natural Resources Wales (NRW) are taking a, new innovative approach to flood maintenance work on the River Rhymney which is benefiting both people and wildlife. Approximately 900 tonnes of shoal had built up in the river near the flood banks at Ystrad Mynach, causing the river to flow into a deep, narrow channel. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    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 […]

  • 28 August 2012

    The Lagos State Government announced that the dredging companies within its territory without permits will be prosecuted if found to be operating outside the law. According to thisdaylive.com, the state government “will henceforth persecute the multiple users of category ‘A’ permit.” “It is imperative for companies to get site permits before engaging another company to […]

  • 20 September 2010

    The construction of a 1380-metre long jetty, with 25-metre deep foundations, in the port of Sohar is on schedule. From the first quarter of next year, the structure will have to accommodate the next generation of ‘Very Large Ore Carriers’ (400,000 dwt). The Port of Rotterdam Authority is sharing in the construction costs, by contributing […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 May 2011

    The Thane collectorate on Saturday intensified its drive against the sand mafia and destroyed six barges and 19 suction pumps used by the ca… By Nitin Yeshwantrao (timesofindia) [mappress] Source: timesofindia, May 2, 2011;

  • 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    

  • 24 February 2012

    The CBI has registered an FIR at the CBI Special Court in Kochi against a naval officer and the Managing Director of a private dredging company in connection with the sand mining scam at Ezhimala Naval Academy. The case relates to the illegal selling of sand worth 1 .4 crore rupees dredged at the Naval […]

  • 18 April 2013

    The Ogun State Government will station security operatives in strategic locations across the State to curb the menace of illegal dredging. Commissioner for Commerce and Industry, Otunba Bimbo Ashiru made this revelation at Kara-Isheri in Ifo Local Government Area during an unscheduled visit to the area where illegal dredging had been going on. He explained […]

  • 8 June 2010

    The Port of Shreveport-Bossier is growing, thanks largely to $1 million garnered through a cooperative agreement signed Monday by the Red… [mappress] Source: shreveporttimes, June 8, 2010;

  • 11 October 2011

    The Lagos State government has commenced enforcement of rules and regulations guiding mining operations and subsequent arrest of operators… By Bidemi Bakare (thenationonlineng) [mappress] Source: thenationonlineng, October 11, 2011;

  • 3 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dragflow, an Italian manufacturer of heavy duty pumps and complete dredging equipment, is currently attending Europort 2015 in Rotterdam, one of the biggest exhibitions for the maritime industry. “We are presenting some of our main products, such as the hydraulic dredging pump HY85 with two excavating heads EXHY20, the new Dragflow Cutterhead – a custom engineered […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Grontmij, a listed consulting & engineering company with a strong European presence, has been appointed by the Polish National Water Management Authority (NWMA) to prepare comprehensive flood risk management plans, in a consortium with the Polish Institute of Meteorology & Water Management, DHI Group and Arcadis. The plans will cover the whole of Poland and […]

  • 14 July 2011
    Project & Tenders

    The future ring roads just behind the new Maasvlakte 2 seawall will give a beautiful view across coast and dunes on one side and of the port area activities on the other. Nature and industry, recreation and activities will come together in one image. Such contrasts provided the architects from Zwarts & Jansma with the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 September 2010

    Five local pioneer shipbuilders will take part in the world’s biggest shipbuilding biannual fair in Germany to begin tomorrow to showcase… (nation) [mappress] Source: nation, September 7, 2010;

  • 19 October 2010

    The international dredging group Jan De Nul has just taken on its 500th engineer: Maarten Beckers (23). “It is very special to me that we can engage the 500th engineer in times of crisis,” says Jan Pieter De Nul, CEO of Jan De Nul Group. “There are not many companies in Belgium that employ that […]

  • 4 November 2011

    While waiting for action from higher government offices, Cabaruan folks who have lost a sizable chunk of their farmlands to the Chico River… (sunstar) [mappress] Source: sunstar, November 4, 2011

  • 16 July 2012

    Maharashtra government on Monday said that whoever is involved in illegal dredging of sand from rivers and creeks would be booked under the stringent provisions of the MCOCA, reports zeenews.india.com. Minister of State for Revenue promised strict action after the uniformization of the law. At this point, the minister intervened and declared that MCOCA would […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A brand new sea defense at Anchorsholme will provide more flood protection to 4,500 homes nearby and local residents are beginning to see how the finished product will look. The new 1km seawall stretches from Little Bispham to Kingsway and has been secured thanks to funding from the Environment Agency and the Department for Environment, […]

  • 30 August 2013

    The Xbloc team will be present at the ICE conference in Edinburgh, Scotland, from September 18 – 20, 2013. “You can meet us at the Xbloc booth in the exhibition area. On Thursday the 19th, Bart van Zwicht will give a presentation on the design and construction of the low crested Xbloc breakwater at Pointe […]