Dredging News Online http://www.sandandgravel.com/ A publication for the worldwide dredging industry published by Clarkons since 1999 en Fri, 24 Feb 2017 11:09:28 +0200 Fri, 24 Feb 2017 11:08:28 +0200 FoxwellD@aol.com (DNO) The Netherlands: groundbreaking ceremony held for 'Room for the River' project http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23814 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23814 Fri, 24 Feb 2017 11:09:29 +0200 Dutch Water Sector reports that the Dutch public works department, the Rijkswaterstaat, and city of Nijmegen have started construction of a 3km long side channel next to the river Waal/Rhine. Minister of infrastructure Melan Concern expressed about effect on reefs of Port Everglades dredging http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23813 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23813 Fri, 24 Feb 2017 11:05:37 +0200 Environmental activists are concerned that a project to deepen Port Everglades could damage Broward County's reefs. "If we do it like Miami, we are going to lose our reefs," former port engineer Ron Coddington said. Mr Coddington attended New Zealand: dredging project sees Port of Tauranga on track for one million TEU http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23812 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23812 Fri, 24 Feb 2017 11:02:13 +0200 New Zealand’s largest freight gateway Port of Tauranga says it is on track to become the first port in the country to transport more than one million containers across its wharves in a single year. It also announced a strong 8.5 per Tilbury begins pre-planning consultation for proposed new port terminal http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23811 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23811 Fri, 24 Feb 2017 10:58:24 +0200 The Port of Tilbury has begun pre-planning community consultation to seek local views on its proposals to build a new port terminal adjacent to the current port. The proposed new port terminal, known as Tilbury2, will be built on Great Lakes Dredge & Docks hit by decline in international dredging contracts http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23810 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23810 Thu, 23 Feb 2017 09:58:54 +0200 The Interim Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer at Great Lakes Dredge & Dock, Mark Marinko, says that although the company executed well on its domestic dredging contracts, performance was offset by a major decline in UK: Port Master Plan for Cowes http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23809 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23809 Thu, 23 Feb 2017 09:55:55 +0200 A ‘Port Master Plan’ for Cowes, that aims to address harbour and marine stakeholder development issues, is being proposed by Cowes Harbour Commission (CHC) and major stakeholders following extensive consultation. Cowes Harbour is re UK: Green light for North Tyneside sea defence scheme http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23808 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23808 Thu, 23 Feb 2017 09:52:56 +0200 A scheme to strengthen and safeguard sea defences at Whitley Bay, which is part funded by the Environment Agency, has got the go-ahead. A revised scheme to strengthen and safeguard sea defences – which has saved more than £1 Colombia to scrap Odebrecht dredging contract http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23807 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23807 Thu, 23 Feb 2017 09:48:34 +0200 Reuters/Nasdaq reports that Colombia's government has begun termination of a US$861 million contract to restore navigability of the Magdalena River that was led by Brazil's Odebrecht. The decision was made after Odebrecht, which faces allegatio De Boer Remorquage SARL orders two custom tugs http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23806 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23806 Wed, 22 Feb 2017 10:38:36 +0200 Baggerbedrijf De Boer (Dutch Dredging BV) has ordered two special-purpose tugs from Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld in the Netherlands. The tugs were ordered through the company's subsidiairy De Boer Remorquage SARL. The tugs are being bu UK: Shoreham flood scheme enters next phase http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23805 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23805 Wed, 22 Feb 2017 10:35:41 +0200 Over 2,000 properties in Shoreham and East Lancing on the south coast of the UK will have a significantly reduced flood risk thanks to a new flood defence scheme. The scheme has taken a step towards completion this week, with piling works FY17 Construction Projects for the US Army Corps of Engineers, Japan http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23804 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23804 Wed, 22 Feb 2017 10:29:44 +0200 Solicitation Number: W912HV-17-Z-0013 Agency: Department of the Army Office: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Location: USACE District, Japan Notice Type: Special Notice Synopsis: Added: Feb 22, 2017 1:06 am <b US: Corps of Engineers to fund Helena Harbour dredging http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23803 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23803 Wed, 22 Feb 2017 10:24:15 +0200 For the first time since 2015, the Memphis District of the US Army Corps of Engineers will provide the funding for the dredging of the Helena Harbour. Helena-West Helena city officials made that announcement late Wednesday afternoon. "The Corps UK: dredging gets under way at Trinity Broads http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23802 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23802 Tue, 21 Feb 2017 09:39:49 +0200 The Great Yarmouth Mercury reports that dredging work, using a special mud pumping method to minimise disturbance to sediment, is getting under way at the Trinity Broads. Trinity Broads are one of Britain’s most important wildlife ha Chemical Testing of Dredged Material Project http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23801 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23801 Tue, 21 Feb 2017 09:38:05 +0200 Solicitation Number: W912DS-17-B-0001 Agency: Department of the Army Office: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Location: USACE District, New York Notice Type: Presolicitation Synopsis: Added: Jan 17, 2017 4:16 p FY17 Joint Base Charleston Maintenance Dredging http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23800 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23800 Tue, 21 Feb 2017 09:35:05 +0200 Solicitation Number: W912HP-17-B-0001 Agency: Department of the Army Office: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Location: USACE District, Charleston Notice Type: Solicitation Synopsis: Added: Jan 05, 2017 12:56 p