Dredging News Online http://www.sandandgravel.com/ A publication for the worldwide dredging industry published by Clarkons since 1999 en Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:15:56 +0200 Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:14:56 +0200 FoxwellD@aol.com (DNO) UK: new dredger for Brighton Marina http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23337 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23337 Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:15:57 +0200 On 13 September 2016 Brighton Marina welcomed Marina Master MII, its long-awaited dredger, to the marina. Measuring 14m in length, Doris, a cutter suction dredger, was launched into the water that aft US: coalition supports efforts to include Southwest Louisiana Coastal study in WRDA http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23336 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23336 Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:13:33 +0200 Language to be added to the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) to authorize a signed US Army Corps of Engineers Chief’s Report for the Southwest Coastal Louisiana Feasibility Study should be adopted, according to Restore the Mississippi River TVO welcomes UK Flood Review findings http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23335 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23335 Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:10:48 +0200 Team Van Oord has welcomed the findings of the UK's National Flood Resilience Review, which was published earlier this month by the Department for Environment. The review recommendations include plans for improved rain and flood modelling, ABPmer to help Tobermory Harbour Association to undertake marine risk assessment http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23334 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23334 Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:02:01 +0200 ABPmer has been contracted to help Tobermory Harbour Association undertake a comprehensive risk assessment of its marine operations. Tobermory Harbour Association (THA), established in 1983, owns, manages and maintains a range of facilities wit Portman, Brown urge Corps of Engineers to dredge Cuyahoga River http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23332 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23332 Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:00:08 +0200 US Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Sherrod Brown (D-OH) have called on the US Army Corps of Engineers to end its irresponsible refusal to dredge the Cuyahoga River shipping channel, putting at risk the 18,000 Ohio jobs that depend on the Port of Clevel IADC publishes ecosystem services report http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23331 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23331 Tue, 27 Sep 2016 12:23:24 +0200 The concept of ecosystem services has been discussed for decades but over recent years, it has been gaining more recognition within and outside the industry. It can help enable the design of more sustainable dredging and marine infrastructure works and US: Corps of Engineers completes dike repair at Buffalo CDF http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23330 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23330 Tue, 27 Sep 2016 12:18:53 +0200 The US Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, recently completed repairs to a confined disposal facility (CDF) at Buffalo Outer Harbour in Buffalo, New York. Since 1970, four CDFs were built in the City of Buffalo. Only one remains act TVO enjoys double success in ICE Awards scheme http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23329 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23329 Tue, 27 Sep 2016 12:16:33 +0200 Two schemes completed by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency were acclaimed at the 2016 ICE East of England Merit Awards ceremony on 15 September. The Whittlesey Washes Reservoir scheme received a Merit Award in the ‘Te Australia: Tallebudgera dredging completed http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23328 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23328 Tue, 27 Sep 2016 12:14:45 +0200 Neumann Contractors has completed dredging work in Tallebudgera Creek for 2016. This year over 30,000m3 of clean sand was dredged from the Tallebudgera Creek to replenish the sand on Burleigh Beach. The sand is pumped overland and released in UK: work to start on coastal defences at Beesands http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23327 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23327 Tue, 27 Sep 2016 12:12:14 +0200 Repairs to the coastal defences at Beesands are due to begin on 26 September. South Hams District Council have been working closely with Landmarc, who will be carrying out the work, to get the best results from the scheme within a challenging budg Panama: Boskalis unveils sculpture on Punta Pacifica http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23326 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23326 Mon, 26 Sep 2016 09:12:52 +0200 Dredging contractor Boskalis has unveiled a sculpture on the man-made island Punta Pacifica, which it constructed off the coast of Panama City. The sculpture, called Ocean Reef I, was presented by Boskalis CEO Peter Berdowski to José Isabel B US: Port of Kalama to begin dredging marina in October http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23325 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23325 Mon, 26 Sep 2016 09:09:05 +0200 The Port of Kalama is to begin maintenance dredging of the marina in October. The dredging project, which is planned to accommodate fishing season and sports enthusiasts, is scheduled to remove materials that have naturally settled in the marina. Multiple Award Task Order Contracts for Rapid Response to Unanticipated Shoaling http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23324 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23324 Mon, 26 Sep 2016 09:06:57 +0200 Solicitation Number: W9126G-16-R-0071 Agency: Department of the Army Office: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Location: USACE District, Fort Worth Notice Type: Award Notice Contract Award Date: September 21, 2016 Maintenance Dredging, Marina Del Rey - Award http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23323 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23323 Mon, 26 Sep 2016 09:02:59 +0200 Solicitation Number: W912PL-16-B-0009 Agency: Department of the Army Office: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Location: USACE District, Los Angeles Notice Type: Award Contract Award Date: September 24, 2016 C UK: dredging on River Foss likely, but not on River Ouse http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23322 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23322 Fri, 23 Sep 2016 09:36:46 +0200 Dredging the River Foss could help protect York from a repeat of last winter’s floods, but Environment Agency (EA) engineers have all but ruled out doing anything similar on the Ouse, according to a report by York Press. 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