Dredging News Online http://www.sandandgravel.com/ A publication for the worldwide dredging industry published by Clarkons since 1999 en Fri, 28 Aug 2015 08:46:28 +0200 Fri, 28 Aug 2015 08:45:28 +0200 FoxwellD@aol.com (DNO) Next River Flow conference and exhibition to take place in St Louis in 2016 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20003 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20003 Fri, 28 Aug 2015 08:46:29 +0200 The next River Flow confernece, which has become one of the most prestigious conferences for scientists and river engineers worldwide, is to take place in St Louis, Missouri in July 2016. River Flow 2016 will be the eighth in a successful Port of Hueneme receives Department of Commerce grant http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20002 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20002 Fri, 28 Aug 2015 08:44:33 +0200 US Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker has announced that the Port of Hueneme was one of this year’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) grant awardees. The award of nearly US$1.5 million to the Oxnard Harbor District will be used to make Poland: Port of Gdansk planning hue investment programme http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20001 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20001 Fri, 28 Aug 2015 08:37:43 +0200 The Port of Gdansk in Poland says it plans to invest in excess of PLN 800 million over the next five years. The investment programme will see wide-raning improvements made in the Inner and Outer Port, and will be part funded by Europe Bakker Sliedrecht signs framework service agreement with Van Oord http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20000 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20000 Fri, 28 Aug 2015 08:34:06 +0200 Bakker Sliedrecht has signed an exclusive three-year framework service agreement with Van Oord that will see it take care of all services and parts supply required for the maintenance, repair and conversion of the electrical installations on Per Aarsleff wins Frederikshavn deal http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19999 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19999 Fri, 28 Aug 2015 08:32:32 +0200 Per Aarsleff has entered into a contract with Frederikshavn Havn A/S for the enlargement of Port of Frederikshavn. The contract has a total value of DKK 552 million and will be undertaken in two phase and see a major enlargement Royal IHC confirms launch of trailer Mahury http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19998 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19998 Thu, 27 Aug 2015 08:19:18 +0200 Royal IHC has confirmed that Mahury, a 1,840m3 capacity twin-screw trailing suction hopper dredger was launched from its partner shipyard, MTG Dolphin Shipyard in Varna, Bulgaria, on 14 August. The vessel is being built for B Canada: Harper unveils 'Quebec Maritime Prosperity' initiative http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19997 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19997 Thu, 27 Aug 2015 08:15:55 +0200 Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced that a re-elected Conservative government will launch the 'Quebec Maritime Prosperity' initiative to foster job creation and support Quebec’s Maritime Strategy. He also announced that as pa Australia: Pilbara Ports Authority seeks EOIs for IMOC http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19996 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19996 Thu, 27 Aug 2015 08:14:19 +0200 Expressions of Interest (EOI) from industry have been invited by the Pilbara Ports Authority (PPA) for the design and construction of the new Integrated Marine Operations Centre (IMOC) at the Port of Port Hedland. This signficant project, which Dredging works wrap up in Townsville http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19995 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19995 Thu, 27 Aug 2015 08:12:39 +0200 Local boat owners and marine lovers are reaping the benefits of maintenance works completed recently by dredging company Hall Contracting, which have seen a safe, navigable passage dredged in Townsville’s Ross River and easy access provided to th Australia: Hall Contracting wins Ranger mine contract http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19994 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19994 Thu, 27 Aug 2015 08:10:25 +0200 Hall Contracting in Australia has won a A$27 million contract to carry out remediation work at Energy Resources of Australia’s Ranger uranium mine in the Northern Territory. The project will involve operating and maintaining the mine&#821 Swedish lake restoration effort has benefits in the Baltic http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19993 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19993 Wed, 26 Aug 2015 09:13:35 +0200 A pilot project aimed at restoring lake Barnarpasjön in the vicinity of Jönköping, Sweden has almost doubled the oxygen levels and reduced eutrophication after the project was initiated two years ago. The project focuses on thin US: Hawley reiterates need for dredging at Corpus Christi http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19992 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19992 Wed, 26 Aug 2015 09:10:08 +0200 Port Corpus Christi Commission Chair Judy Hawley shared news of recent developments in the the region around Port Corpus Christi at the 2015 State of the Port Address, and reiterated the need for dredging at the port. The event w Seatronics secures first UK sale of 2G Robotics' ULS-200 underwater laser scanner http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19991 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19991 Wed, 26 Aug 2015 09:08:26 +0200 Seatronics has secured the first UK sale of 2G Robotics' ULS-200 underwater laser scanner. The system was purchased by HR Wallingford, the civil engineering and environmental hydraulics organisation based in Oxfordshire. The ULS-200 is 2G UK: dredging company fined for unlawful disposal http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19990 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19990 Wed, 26 Aug 2015 09:06:15 +0200 YBW reports that a dredging company has been fined £40,000 after disposing of unlicensed deposits near Rame Head. Westminster Dredging Company Limited appeared at Plymouth Magistrates Court on 21 August in respect of one charge of carrying Keller to supply gearboxes for cutter suction dredger http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19989 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19989 Wed, 26 Aug 2015 09:02:14 +0200 In July, C u W Keller GmbH & Co KG (Keller) in Troisdorf, Germany signed a contract with Chuwa Bussan Co Ltd, part of China Communication Construction Company (CCCC), to supply all of the dredge pump gearboxes as well as a giant gear