Dredging News Online http://www.sandandgravel.com/ A publication for the worldwide dredging industry published by Clarkons since 1999 en Tue, 29 Jul 2014 07:56:35 +0200 Tue, 29 Jul 2014 07:55:35 +0200 FoxwellD@aol.com (DNO) BMT develops design tool for dredge disposal facilities http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18662 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18662 Tue, 29 Jul 2014 07:56:36 +0200 BMT JFA Consultants (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group, is developing what it describes as "a revolutionary design and simulation tool" which will help to address the lack of validated methods available for designing land-based dredged m BOEM and Massachusetts to evaluate sand resources http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18661 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18661 Tue, 29 Jul 2014 07:54:34 +0200 As a part of President Obama’s continuing commitment to help coastal communities recover from Hurricane Sandy and promote resilient coastal systems, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts have signed HKND holds seminars about Nicaragua's 'Grand Canal' project http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18660 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18660 Tue, 29 Jul 2014 07:47:36 +0200 From July 14-16, 2014 HKND held six consecutive briefing seminars about the proposed Grand Canal project across Nicaragua, in Managua, Rivas, Bluefields and New Guinea, in collaboration with the Nicaraguan government, the Superior Council of Pri 2H Offshore joins deepwater mining consortium http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18659 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18659 Tue, 29 Jul 2014 07:45:16 +0200 2H Offshore, an Acteon company, has joined a European consortium comprising nineteen leading industry and research organisations to develop deepwater mining solutions. Over the next four years, the European Commission funded project, kno UK: Environment Secretary visits Somerset Levels http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18658 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18658 Tue, 29 Jul 2014 07:43:48 +0200 Western Daily Press reports that the UK's new Environment Secretary Liz Truss watched a dredger dragging more mud from the silted banks of the river Tone on the Somerset Levels earlier this week, and said: “I am here to listen to the local US: contract awarded to dredge James River http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18657 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18657 Tue, 29 Jul 2014 07:41:38 +0200 The Norfolk District, US Army Corps of Engineers, has issued a task order to dredge portions of the James River federal navigation channel during the next few months. As part of the three-year, US$12 million indefinite delivery/inde US: dredging under way at Barbours Cut http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18656 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18656 Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:58:26 +0200 Dredging work has started on the first of two improvement projects to deepen the channels at the Port of Houston’s container terminals from 40ft to 45ft, matching the depth of the Houston Ship Channel. Port of Houston is one of the most im US: work starts on Quinte West marina project http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18655 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18655 Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:56:13 +0200 The City of Quinte West will commence construction of the planned municipal marina at the end of July 2014. The city received approval of an environmental assessment for the project on March 26th, 2014, and subsequent permits and approvals for in-wat Experts weigh pros and cons of cleanup plan for Passaic River http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18654 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18654 Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:53:59 +0200 Environmental cleanup experts gathered at NJIT last week for an all-day public forum on a US$1.7 billion proposal by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to dredge toxic sediment from an eight-mile stretch of the lower Passaic River. </ UK: restoration work begins on historic pier http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18653 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18653 Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:52:53 +0200 Work on a £3.4 million project at Seaham Harbour’s historic North Pier aimed at protecting the town from flooding and erosion is to get underway next week. The scheme will safeguard around 100 homes and 30 businesses in the t Importance of canals recognised at Royal Welsh Show http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18652 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18652 Mon, 28 Jul 2014 07:51:10 +0200 The importance and potential of Wales’s canals to improve the prosperity of local communities was recognised at this week’s Royal Welsh Show, with a series of meetings between Welsh ministers and representatives from Glandŵr Cymru, t Van Oord wins contracts worth 100 million in Brazil and the Bahamas http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18651 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18651 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:58:01 +0200 Van Oord has won two orders in Brazil and the Bahamas. The Brazilian project involves dredging work for the construction of a new shipyard in Aracruz, Brazil. The client is Estaleiro Jurong Aracruz (EJA), a Brazilian subsidiary of Sembcorp Marin Australia: Shadow Minister for Ports visits Port of Hastings http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18650 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18650 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:55:45 +0200 Minister for Ports David Hodgett recently welcomed Shadow Minister for Ports Natalie Hutchins on her first official visit to the Port of Hastings in her capacity as Shadow Minister. Ms Hutchins was appointed Shadow Minister for Ports 521 ABPmer provides Shetland Islands Council with toolkit to manage marine risk http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18649 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18649 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:53:31 +0200 ABPmer in the UK has been commissioned to provide Shetland Islands Council with a MarNIS "Port Assessment Toolkit" to manage marine risk. Shetland, the northernmost part of the United Kingdom, has over 900 miles of coastli Australia: record coal exports "eating up port capacity" http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18648 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18648 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 17:49:54 +0200 Queensland is just a few years away from using up its existing coal export capacity according to latest port data. Addressing a Central Highlands Development Committee breakfast in Emerald, Queensland Resources Council Chief Executive Mi