Dredging News Online http://www.sandandgravel.com/ A publication for the worldwide dredging industry published by Clarkons since 1999 en Fri, 29 May 2015 18:41:30 +0200 Fri, 29 May 2015 18:40:30 +0200 FoxwellD@aol.com (DNO) Companies told to stop dredging in Lough Neagh or face prosecution http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19679 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19679 Fri, 29 May 2015 18:41:31 +0200 The BBC reports that companies taking sand from the bed of Lough Neagh in Northern Ireland have been told to stop or face prosecution. The BBC said the environment minister has issued enforcement notices to five companies telling them to Officials celebrate completion of Maumee Bay restoration project http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19678 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19678 Fri, 29 May 2015 18:38:46 +0200 Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (OH-9), University of Toledo (UT) InterimPresident Nagi Naganathan, UT Professor of Environmental Sciences Dr Daryl Dwyer and representatives from local governments and environmental groups have celebrated the suc Maintenance Dredge Quinby Creek - Award http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19677 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19677 Fri, 29 May 2015 18:36:58 +0200 Solicitation Number: W91236-15-B-0010 Agency: Department of the Army Office: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Location: USACE District, Norfolk Solicitation Number: W91236-15-B-0010 Barataria Bay Waterway, Bayou Rigaud Maintenance Dredging, Louisiana - Solicitation http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19676 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19676 Fri, 29 May 2015 18:34:57 +0200 Solicitation Number: W912P8-15-B-0022 Agency: Department of the Army Office: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Location: USACE District, New Orleans Solicitation Number: W912P8-15-B-0 Australia: comments sought on Cairns development project draft EIS http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19675 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19675 Fri, 29 May 2015 18:32:08 +0200 Queensland's Coordinator-General is inviting comments on the draft environmental impact statement (EIS) for the Cairns Shipping Development project.   Prepared by Far North Queensland Ports Corporation trading as Ports No EU project analyses coastal hazards http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19674 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19674 Fri, 29 May 2015 18:30:35 +0200 Professor Edmund Penning-Rowsell, Distinguished Research Associate at the School of Geography and the Environment, is managing a new research and knowledge transfer project to better protect society from coastal hazards.   The Ecos Australia: Queensland reef laws to ban capital dredging http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19673 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19673 Thu, 28 May 2015 08:17:30 +0200 9News.com.au reports that Queensland's government will ban capital dredging to protect the Great Barrier Reef. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says the new laws are designed to ensure port development along the reef is sustainable. 9 Australia: study looks at causes of erosion at Whiting beach http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19672 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19672 Thu, 28 May 2015 08:15:07 +0200 A study of the causes and rates of erosion of Whiting Beach at Hickey Island Yamba has been completed with findings that erosion threatens a number of assets including Whiting Beach itself. A number of options to manage erosion hav DredgeFest Great Lakes to take place in August http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19671 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19671 Thu, 28 May 2015 08:12:01 +0200 DredgeFest Great Lakes, an event that includes a symposium, workshops, and tours about the human manipulation of sediment on North America’s 'fourth coast,' the Great Lakes, will take place in two Minnesota cities, Minneapolis an Blunt attacks Obama's "takeover" of private waters http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19670 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19670 Thu, 28 May 2015 08:10:07 +0200 US Senator Roy Blunt (Mo) issued the following statement after the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its finalized Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule: “The EPA’s rule represents an unprecedented power g Ireland: contract awarded to dredge Dunmore East Fishery Harbour http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19669 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19669 Thu, 28 May 2015 08:06:19 +0200 Afloat.ie reports that Ireland's Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney TD, has announced details of a €6 million dredging project which his department has awarded for works at Dunmore East Fishery Harbour Centre. </ Northern Ireland: Lough Neagh sand dredging issue to be settled soon http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19668 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19668 Wed, 27 May 2015 08:50:59 +0200 The BBC reports that the Department of the Environment in Northern Ireland is to confirm how it intends to deal with the controversial issue of sand dredging in Lough Neagh in "the next few days". Warning letters advising sand companie EPA and DOE settlement spurs Hanford Cleanup http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19667 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19667 Wed, 27 May 2015 08:48:48 +0200 The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the US Department of Energy (DOE) have reached a settlement over DOE’s failure to meet a critical September 2014 Tri-Party Agreement milestone for beginning sludge removal from the K West Basin.& US: Corps of Engineers begins wave study at Two Rivers Harbour http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19666 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19666 Wed, 27 May 2015 08:46:52 +0200 The US Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, is to conduct a two-phase study to better understand difficult wave conditions in Two Rivers Harbor in Two Rivers, Wis. During the first phase USACE scientists will position wave Maintenance Dredge Stalring Creek - Award http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19665 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19665 Wed, 27 May 2015 08:45:05 +0200 Solicitation Number: W91236-15-B-0013 Agency: Department of the Army Office: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Location: USACE District, Norfolk Solicitation Number: W91236-15-B-0013