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  • 16 July 2010
    Business & Finance

    Sierra Gold Corp., today announced that during the first 6 months of 2010 the Company produced 197 oz of gold and 137 pieces (52 carats) of… [mappress] Source: finance, July 16, 2010

  • 24 March 2010

    Port building is “going through exciting times”, and backed by keen investor interest, the government is looking to go the whole hog by focussing on their expansion and improving efficiency, shipping secretary, K Mohandas said… [mappress] Source:dna,March 24,2010;

  • 19 January 2010

    Toxic mercury could enter the food chain through proposed dredging to enlarge Albany’s port, the Environmental Protection Authority has warned. [mappress] Source: The West, January 19, 2010:

  • 15 January 2021
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    The Port of Gdynia Authority S.A. has formally launched a procedure to select a private partner for the “Construction of the Outer Port” project. “The procedure is conducted in the form of a competitive dialogue. The most optimal form of conducting an order provided for in the Public Procurement Law and Public-Private Partnership Act, for […]

  • 13 January 2021
    Operations & Maintenance

    Weeks Marine’s cutterhead-suction dredge, the J.S. Chatry arrived recently to Morehead City Harbor to start dredging and beach nourishment works. According to the Carteret County, after arrival the J.S. Chatry transited to the most seaward reach of the channel to start dredging with concurrent beach nourishment on January 6th. In terms of the beachfill, the […]

  • 12 January 2021
    Environment, Innovation

    Following on from the success of the 1st online course Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure held in December 2020, CEDA and IADC have decided to schedule a second course in March 2021. In this course participants will learn how to achieve dredging projects that fulfil primary functional requirements while adding value to the natural and socio-economic […]

  • 8 January 2021
    Business development

    The U.S. EPA is observing the significant and rapid progress addressing polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) contamination in New Bedford Harbor during the past several years. EPA’s cleanup work in the harbor has achieved major milestones, resulting in EPA now transferring control of a 5-acre industrial port facility with rail access, formerly used as a sediment dewatering […]

  • 8 January 2021
    Business development

    Encore Dredging Partners (EDP), a newly formed premier specialty dredging and marine infrastructure services firm, has acquired Inland Dredging Company for an undisclosed purchase price. EDP completed the transaction with the support of AV Capital who is the sole financial sponsor of EDP and will continue to support future growth and provide oversight. According to […]

  • 7 January 2021
    Environment

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has awarded a $1 million National Coastal Wetlands Conservation Grant to the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) for wetland restoration on the Lower Middleton complex at Samworth Wildlife Management Area in Georgetown County. The grant was completed and submitted through a partnership between Ducks Unlimited and SCDNR. […]

  • 6 January 2021
    Business development

    The Central Dredging Association (CEDA) has announced that its flagship event – Dredging Days – has been revamped and given a new focus. CEDA Dredging Days 2021 will be held, end of September/early October 2021, at a new venue to be announced shortly. The CEDA Dredging Days event is well known, in the wider dredging […]

  • 5 January 2021
    Infrastructure

    The Report to Congress on the progress of the restoration of America’s Everglades is now available to the public. The United States is implementing the restoration of America’s Everglades in partnership with the State of Florida, the Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida, the Seminole Tribe of Florida, local governments and a diverse set of […]

  • 30 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    U.S. EPA yesterday announced the completion of two multi-million-dollar Great Lakes Legacy Act (GLLA) projects in Michigan through the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI). These two projects remediated a total of 23,600 cubic yards of contaminated sediment within the Muskegon Lake and Detroit River Areas of Concern (AOCs), two of 43 areas identified in the […]

  • 30 December 2020
    Business development

    Maintenance dredging works on the federal Grays Harbor Inner Harbor Navigation Channel are set to begin on January 4, 2021. USACE awarded this three-year dredging contract to HME Construction, which was $4.2 million dollars for the first of three work windows. Approximately 1.8 million cubic yards of material will be dredged via clamshell dredge from […]

  • 29 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    U.S. members of the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) said in their latest release that they are pleased that many port-related programs championed by AAPA and its members are included in the FY 2021 Omnibus appropriation package and in the FY 2021 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Among the most noteworthy port-related programs in the year-end […]

  • 28 December 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Maintenance dredging at the Port of Mackay has been successfully completed on schedule, reports the North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation. According to NQBP Chief Executive Officer Nicolas Fertin, the hopper dredger ‘Brisbane’ has departed the port after commencing dredging operations earlier this month. “Completing the maintenance dredging on schedule was no mean feat in a […]

  • 24 December 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley — who serves on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee and on the Senate Appropriations Committee — and Ron Wyden have announced that after last-minute legislative push, the WRDA 2020 bill will increase funding to nearly all Oregon ports. “As we continue to work to beat back the coronavirus and […]

  • 24 December 2020
    Authorities & Government

    A consultation has been launched for a flood defence scheme at Penketh and Whittle Brooks that could reduce the risk of flooding to 221 properties. The Environment Agency is encouraging residents to share their views on proposals for this £3.3m flood risk management scheme. Peter Costello, Area Flood and Coastal Risk Manager for the Environment […]

  • 23 December 2020
    Business development

    Huelva Port Authority is currently considering the construction of an Urban Marina in Levante Dock, in the upstream area of the estuary, Siport21 reports. In order to construct the new marina and improve the access to Astilleros de Huelva, Siport21 is carrying out -in their Real-Time Ship Manoeuvring Simulator- the navigability study to determinate the […]

  • 23 December 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation announced recently that they have reached the half-way point for the maintenance dredging at the Port of Mackay. Maintenance dredging at the Port of Mackay last occurred in 2013. Since then, NQBP has managed siltation through regular bed-levelling. But, recent surveys showed increased siltation that now requires maintenance dredging. NQBP […]

  • 22 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    New York Congressman, Lee Zeldin, issued the following statement following House passage of the Senate Amendment to the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 (H.R. 133), which includes government funding through September 30, 2021, and additional coronavirus relief: “Throughout December, as Congress’ new COVID-19 relief and annual appropriations legislation was being negotiated, I worked closely with House and […]

  • 21 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    After 10 years of planning and executing, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mobile District’s Mississippi Coastal Improvements Program (MsCIP) completed the second largest restoration project in the history of the National Park Service, the restoration of Ship Island. Ship Island, a barrier island on the western tip of Gulf Islands National Seashore, 10 miles […]

  • 17 December 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Cavache, Inc., of Pompano Beach, Florida, has won a maintenance dredging contract for the Okeechobee Waterway in sections of the St. Lucie River in Martin County. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District awarded the Okeechobee Waterway, Reach 3 and 4 contract on December 8, 2020. The project work consists of dredging shoal material […]

  • 17 December 2020
    Business development

    The £350 million Aberdeen Harbor Expansion Project is in the “final sprint” towards a phased opening next year. The project, which is the largest marine infrastructure project underway in the UK, is 70 per cent through construction, following commencement at the start of 2017.  Once complete, Aberdeen Harbor will be the largest berthage port in […]

  • 17 December 2020
    Equipment

    Moran Iron Works and Ann Arbor-based Watermaster NA have partnered in a venture to manufacture the Finnish-engineered AMD 5000 amphibious dredging machine in North America.  The Watermaster machine has been sold worldwide for thirty years but not in the U.S.A. due to an import policy called the Jones Act.  Because the AMD 5000 is now […]

  • 16 December 2020
    Technology

    Residents of Cheptiret/Kipchamo, Kesses Sub-County in Kenya, are set to have a steady supply of water as the desilting of Kerita dam nears completion. Once wrapped up, the dam has the potential of serving approximately 24,000 households for domestic and irrigation purposes. The water will be connected to serve the downstream community through gravity and […]

  • 16 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    Fisheries and Oceans Canada’s Small Craft Harbors Program will soon be dredging seafloor at the entrance to Lax Kw’alaams Harbor to allow for safe navigation. The project will be completed before February 15, 2021 to reduce risk to fish and fish habitat, and an environmental monitor will be on site at all times to ensure […]