Dredging News Online http://www.sandandgravel.com/ A publication for the worldwide dredging industry published by Clarkons since 1999 en Wed, 04 May 2016 08:22:02 +0200 Wed, 04 May 2016 08:21:02 +0200 FoxwellD@aol.com (DNO) UK: Yorkshire water signs 100 million partner contract http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=22865 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=22865 Wed, 04 May 2016 08:22:03 +0200 BQ Live reports that Yorkshire Water has signed a marine framework contract worth up to £100m over the next five years. The four framework partners include ABCO Marine, Farrans Construction, Van Oord and Ward & Burke. The partners will un Australia: cruise line says dredging a must at Cairns http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=22864 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=22864 Wed, 04 May 2016 08:19:41 +0200 Dredging is the only way Royal Caribbean International will bring its larger cruise ships into the Cairns harbour, according to a report in the Cairns Post. "The operator has ruled out putting three of their bigger liners through computer simulati Panama Canal dismisses ITF claims http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=22863 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=22863 Wed, 04 May 2016 08:16:56 +0200 The Panama Canal Authority has dismissed recent claims by the International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF) that questions industry standards and the operation of the canal's new locks. "ITF's claims in a recently released document are UK: Environment Agency reducing flood risk in Glenridding, Cumbria http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=22862 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=22862 Wed, 04 May 2016 08:14:50 +0200 The Environment Agency in the UK says improvements to Glenridding flood defences are underway this week, as work starts on a new wall to protect residents from flooding. Improvements to flood defences are underway this week as the Envi Biological insights will help protect UK coastline http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=22861 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=22861 Wed, 04 May 2016 08:12:34 +0200 The first project to investigate the role of biological processes on the future evolution of the UK coastline is expected to produce valuable insights that will shape coastal protection policy. This project, called BLUE-coast, is led by the National Oc Singapore: Phase 1 of massive Tuas Terminal development gets under way http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=22860 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=22860 Tue, 03 May 2016 08:38:20 +0200 Phase 1 of the Tuas Terminal development in Singapore has got under way. When completed, the 20 deepwater berths in Phase 1 will be able to handle about 20 million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) per annum. The entire mega- Miami dredging damaged coral claims NOAA report http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=22859 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=22859 Tue, 03 May 2016 08:35:26 +0200 The New York Times reports that the dredging of Miami’s port to accommodate the newest generation of vessels, an undertaking that prompted a long-running battle with environmentalists, caused widespread damage to a portion of the area&# Input sought on cleanup plans for Wyckoff-Eagle Harbour Superfund Site http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=22858 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=22858 Tue, 03 May 2016 08:33:24 +0200 The US Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a draft plan to clean up toxic creosote contamination at the Wyckoff-Eagle Harbor Superfund Site, located on the east side of Bainbridge Island, Washington. The cleanup plans will address historic cre Estuaries Bill passes through House of Representatives http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=22857 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=22857 Tue, 03 May 2016 08:30:47 +0200 US Senator David Vitter (R-La) has announced that his bipartisan legislation to reauthorize the National Estuary Program (NEP) passed through the US House of Representatives. Vitter and Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) coauthored the reauthori IWW St Augustine/Matanzas Inlet - Presolicitation http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=22856 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=22856 Tue, 03 May 2016 08:27:50 +0200 Solicitation Number: W912EP-16-B-0006 Agency: Department of the Army Office: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Location: USACE District, Jacksonville Notice Type: Presolicitation Synopsis: Added: Apr 26, 2016 4: EPA proposes dredged material disposal site in Eastern Long Island Sound http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=22855 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=22855 Fri, 29 Apr 2016 11:17:02 +0200 The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a proposal to designate a dredged material disposal site to serve the eastern Long Island Sound region. The Eastern Long Island Sound Disposal Site (ELDS) would be located offshore from GLRI 2016 Act approved http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=22854 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=22854 Fri, 29 Apr 2016 11:14:27 +0200 Congressman Brian Higgins, a member of the bipartisan Congressional Great Lakes Task Force, announced approval of HR 223, the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Act (GLRI) of 2016 in the House of Representatives.  The legislation authorizes US$300 Naples to Gordon Pass, Florida, Maintenance Dredging, 10-12ft project http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=22853 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=22853 Fri, 29 Apr 2016 10:53:50 +0200 Solicitation Number: W912EP-16-B-0003 Agency: Department of the Army Office: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Location: USACE District, Jacksonville Notice Type: Solicitation Synopsis: Added: Mar 31, 2016 3:52 Intracoastal Waterway,Okeechobee Waterway - Dredge Material Management Areas - Synopsis http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=22852 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=22852 Fri, 29 Apr 2016 10:51:27 +0200 Solicitation Number: W912EP-16-R-0019 Agency: Department of the Army Office: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Location: USACE District, Jacksonville Notice Type: Presolicitation Synopsis: Added: Apr 27, 2016 5: US: Barnegat Bay dredging postponed http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=22851 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=22851 Fri, 29 Apr 2016 10:48:11 +0200 The Sand Paper reports that a contract for dredging four channels in Barnegat Bay off Barnegat Township and the Barnegat Light area are 'on hold' until after the summer, due to environmental restrictions. The channels have been shallow sin