Dredging News Online http://www.sandandgravel.com/ A publication for the worldwide dredging industry published by Clarkons since 1999 en Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:34:41 +0200 Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:33:41 +0200 FoxwellD@aol.com (DNO) Deep C completes massflow excavation project in Black Sea http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19133 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19133 Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:34:42 +0200 Deep C has completed a mass flow excavation and dredging contract in the Black Sea utilising its in-house designed Deep C Blower. The Deep C blower is an electrically powered mass flow excavation solution with what the company claim Schumer announces US$1 billion for port projects http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19132 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19132 Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:31:38 +0200 US Senator Charles E Schumer has announced that the omnibus spending bill including US$1.1 billion in funding for the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund (HMTF), an increase of US$100 million over last year’s allocation, has passed in both the House UK: Grantham Canal dredging project helps rare species http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19131 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19131 Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:27:41 +0200 A dredging project aimed at improving water quality and encouraging rare aquatic plants to thrive on the Grantham Canal is underway. The stretch of canal is designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) because it offer Diyar Al Muharraq completes land reclamation work http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19130 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19130 Fri, 19 Dec 2014 16:23:12 +0200 Trade Arabica News Service reports that Diyar Al Muharraq, one of the leading urban developers in Bahrain, has completed land reclamation works for the entire project located off Muharraq. With the land reclamation work of Diyar Al Muhar Kissimmee River Restoration Project, Florida http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19129 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19129 Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:21:13 +0200 Solicitation Number: W912EP-15-B-0001 Agency: Department of the Army Office: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Location: USACE District, Jacksonville Solicitation Number: W912EP-15-B-0001 No FY15 Maintenance Dredging, St Mary's River, MI http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19128 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19128 Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:19:05 +0200 Solicitation Number: W911XK-15-B-0005 Agency: Department of the Army Office: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Location: USACE District, Detroit Solicitation Number: W911XK-15-B-0005 Notice Maintenance Dredging, Wilmington Harbour Inner Ocean Bar, North Carolina http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19127 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19127 Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:16:53 +0200 Solicitation Number: W912PM14B0010 Agency: Department of the Army Office: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Location: USACE District, Wilmington Solicitation Number: W912PM14B0010 Notice Type: A Jamaica: Negril breakwater project approved http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19126 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19126 Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:14:54 +0200 Loop Jamaica reports that the Natural Resources Conservation Authority (NRCA) has granted approval for two offshore breakwaters to be built in the Long Bay area in Negril, Westmoreland. After carefully considering all comments from stake Royal IHC launches Easydredge 2700 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19125 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19125 Wed, 17 Dec 2014 08:03:51 +0200 On 16 December Royal IHC launched the first Easydredge 2700. This is the first vessel in a range of competitively priced standard trailing suction hopper dredgers. The launch took place at the shipyard of IHC’s partner, MTG Do Gate installation begins on Panama Canal http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19124 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19124 Wed, 17 Dec 2014 08:00:60 +0200 The installation of the gates for the new locks on the Panama Canal got under way earlier this week on the Atlantic side of the waterway. "This is a very important milestone for the expansion programme," said Panama C Great Lakes Dredge & Dock confirms new contracts http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19123 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19123 Wed, 17 Dec 2014 07:57:54 +0200 Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation has confirmed receipt of two awards for projects along the New Jersey shore with an aggregate value of over US$185 million, with additional options still to be awarded valued at over US$25 million, and a Graham pleased with South Carolina port and harbour funding http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19122 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19122 Wed, 17 Dec 2014 07:55:14 +0200 US Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) says he is pleased with the funding provided for the Charleston Harbour deepening project and South Carolina's ports in the year-end spending bill, also termed the CR/Omnibus, which would fund most federal Congress approves funding for Savannah Harbour expansion project http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19121 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19121 Wed, 17 Dec 2014 07:52:49 +0200 Congressman Jack Kingston (GA-1) and Senators Saxby Chambliss and Johnny Isakson have applauded new construction funding for the Savannah Harbor expansion project in the government spending bill passed by Congress over the weekend. The 2 Boskalis and Kotug merge European harbour towage operations http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19120 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19120 Tue, 16 Dec 2014 10:07:20 +0200 Dutch dredging and marine company Royal Boskalis Westminster and Kotug International have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to merge their European harbour towage operations. The companies will establish a 50/50 j Australia: Port Ballina Taskforce calls for dredging of Ballina Bar http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19119 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19119 Tue, 16 Dec 2014 10:05:54 +0200 Members of the Port Ballina Taskforce have again asked Ballina Shire Council to lobby the NSW State Government to see if a one-off dredge of the Ballina Bar can be undertaken to allow a practical study of the benefits of dredging to be assessed. </