Dredging News Online http://www.sandandgravel.com/ A publication for the worldwide dredging industry published by Clarkons since 1999 en Fri, 23 Jan 2015 17:12:54 +0200 Fri, 23 Jan 2015 17:11:54 +0200 FoxwellD@aol.com (DNO) Canada: Harper government to invest in Port of Montreal http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19215 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19215 Fri, 23 Jan 2015 17:12:55 +0200 The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, joined by Sylvie Vachon, President and Chief Executive Officer Oregon members fight for state's ports http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19214 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19214 Fri, 23 Jan 2015 17:10:34 +0200 Members of the Oregon Congressional Delegation have sent a letter to Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Jo-Ellen Darcy encouraging the Obama Administration to use a portion of the federal funds allocated for dredging at Oregon’s po Transportation leaders to discuss international trade http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19213 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19213 Fri, 23 Jan 2015 17:06:33 +0200 To examine international trade trends, viewpoints and perspectives from a truly intermodal perspective, the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) and the Transportation Research Board (TRB) will co-sponsor a special conference January 29-30 FY15 Joint Base Charleston - Maintenance Dredging - Presolicitation http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19212 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19212 Fri, 23 Jan 2015 17:04:21 +0200 Solicitation Number: W912HP-15-B-0002 Agency: Department of the Army Office: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Location: USACE District, Charlesto Solicitation Number: W912HP-15-B-0002 Notice Typ Maintenance Dredging, Lower Charleston Harbour - Solicitation http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19211 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19211 Fri, 23 Jan 2015 17:00:45 +0200 Solicitation Number: W912HP-15-B-0001 Agency: Department of the Army Office: U.S. Army Corps of Engineer Location: USACE District, Charleston Solicitation Number: W912HP-15-B-0001 Notice Typ US Naval Station Kings Bay Maintenance Dredging - Award http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19210 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19210 Fri, 23 Jan 2015 16:57:50 +0200 Solicitation Number: GROUP1-10-R-J012 Agency: Department of the Arm Office: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Location: USACE District, Jacksonville Solicitation Number: GROUP1-10-R-J012 Notice T Damen to supply customised CSD 650 dredger and support vessel to Van Oord http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19209 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19209 Thu, 22 Jan 2015 09:18:28 +0200 Damen has signed a contract with dredging and marine contractor Van Oord for a customised CSD 650 cutter suction dredger together with an FCS 1605 Fast Crew Supplier, initially for operations in the Caspian Sea. Designed and del Queensland Resources Council "wants taxpayers money to dredge in reef" http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19208 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19208 Thu, 22 Jan 2015 09:16:20 +0200 The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMSC) has called on the Queensland Resources Council (QRC) "to stop campaigning for taxpayer’s money to be used on dredging and dumping projects in the waters of the Great Barrier Reef. Damen delivers two off-stock bow anchors to Belgian dredger http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19207 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19207 Thu, 22 Jan 2015 09:13:41 +0200 When a Belgium-based dredging company required two anchors of a type not commonly available, they turned to Damen group. Theo Kloosterman, Manager of Damen Anchor & Chain Factory (AKF), takes up the story. “The client was lookin UK: Whitsand Bay dump permit "was illegal" http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19206 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19206 Thu, 22 Jan 2015 09:11:41 +0200 The BBC reports that a coastal waters protection agency illegally issued a licence for dumping thousands of tonnes of silt off Cornwall. The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has agreed to quash the licence and admitted it was "made unlawfu Reef election commitments welcomed by CAFNEC http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19205 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19205 Thu, 22 Jan 2015 09:09:10 +0200 Cairns and Far North Environment Centre (CAFNEC) has welcomed commitments from the Australian Labor party to improve reef health released in a document entitled “Saving the Great Barrier Reef – Labor’s plan to protect a natural wond Tauw awarded Rotterdam sediment contract http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19204 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19204 Wed, 21 Jan 2015 09:09:10 +0200 Tauw has been awarded a framework contract to undertake sediment assessments for the Port of Rotterdam from 2015 to 2017. “The expectation is that in the next few years many sediment assessments will be required Oyster Restoration, Great Wicomico River - Synopsis/Solicitation http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19203 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19203 Wed, 21 Jan 2015 09:06:58 +0200 Solicitation Number: W91236-15-B-0012 Agency: Department of the Army Office: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Location: USACE District, Norfolk Solicitation Number: W91236-15-B-0012 Notice Type Australia: Reef needs better protection says AMCS http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19202 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19202 Wed, 21 Jan 2015 09:04:55 +0200 The Great Barrier Reef is in a fragile state and must be protected from the additional pressure posed by the fast-growing risk of port expansion, dredging and dumping, according to the Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS). AMCS G Austalia: Labor commitment to protect Reef and wetlands welcomed http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19201 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19201 Wed, 21 Jan 2015 09:02:35 +0200 The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has welcomed a decision by the Queensland Labor Party for stronger protection for the Great Barrier Reef and its wetlands. At the launch of Labor’s Queensland Election campaign today