Dredging News Online http://www.sandandgravel.com/ A publication for the worldwide dredging industry published by Clarkons since 1999 en Fri, 03 Jul 2015 17:15:26 +0200 Fri, 03 Jul 2015 17:14:26 +0200 FoxwellD@aol.com (DNO) European Commission approves investment aid for Port of Calais http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19823 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19823 Fri, 03 Jul 2015 17:15:27 +0200 The European Commission has found that public funding of €270 million to build a new cross Channel terminal in the Port of Calais is in line with EU state aid rules. The new infrastructure furthers EU transport policy objectives without u Australia: Port Geographe coastal engineering contract awarded http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19822 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19822 Fri, 03 Jul 2015 17:12:58 +0200 BMT JFA Consultants (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group, has been awarded a contract by the Western Australian Department of Transport (DoT) to provide services as Coastal Engineering Advisor for the Management of Beaches, Structures and Waterways at Alaska: coastal erosion threatening infrastructure and habitats http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19821 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19821 Fri, 03 Jul 2015 17:10:23 +0200 A new study by scientists from the US Geological Survey has found that the remote northern Alaska coast has some of the highest shoreline erosion rates in the world. Analyzing over half a century of shoreline change data, scientists f UK: Christchurch beach recycling scheme completed http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19820 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19820 Fri, 03 Jul 2015 17:08:51 +0200 A beach recycling scheme in Christchurch on the south coast of the UK, which was 12 months in the planning and which took eight weeks to implement, has been completed. The scheme to replenish beaches in Christchurch affected by the succession o German dredging plans thrown into doubt by EU ruling http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19819 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19819 Thu, 02 Jul 2015 09:31:28 +0200 Plans to dredge the Weser and Elbe rivers risk being blocked unless they would avoid degrading water quality, the European Union’s highest court has said. According to Bloomberg, judges at the EU Court of Justice in Luxembourg said deteri Aberdeen Harbour project brought to life at HR Wallingford http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19818 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19818 Thu, 02 Jul 2015 09:27:04 +0200 Members of Aberdeen Harbour Board visited HR Wallingford recently to see their potential flagship expansion project at Nigg Bay given life beyond the drawing board for the first time. The Board were witnessing the start of a series of 3D hydraulic UNESCO confirms Great Barrier Reef not 'in danger' - but much work to be done http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19817 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19817 Thu, 02 Jul 2015 09:25:22 +0200 The Palaszczuk government in Queensland, Australia has welcomed the UNESCO World Heritage Committee’s decision not to list the Great Barrier Reef as ‘in danger’. Speaking from Bonn, the Deputy Premier Jackie Trad said the UK: tidal lagoon company launches tender for O&M package http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19816 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19816 Thu, 02 Jul 2015 09:22:52 +0200 Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay Plc has initiated the tendering process for three main operations and maintenance (O&M) contract packages to support the £1billion Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon. Having previously named General Electric and And US: cleanup proposed for Everett’s East Waterway http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19815 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19815 Thu, 02 Jul 2015 09:20:06 +0200 A legal agreement is being proposed that will shape a major cleanup project that will address decades-old contamination in Everett’s East Waterway, part of Port Gardner Bay. Historical industrial activities deposited contaminat UK: Rhyl harbour dredging work "affecting livelihoods" http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19814 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19814 Thu, 02 Jul 2015 09:17:44 +0200 News North Wales reports that work that as supposed to dredge 25,000 cubic metres of sand from Rhyl harbour has left boat users angry. A dredging operation to ensure Rhyl Harbour is fit for purpose started at the end of May and finish China approaching completion of runway on reclaimed islands http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19813 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19813 Thu, 02 Jul 2015 09:15:34 +0200 The Guardian newspaper in the UK says China has almost finished construction of a 3,000m runway on the disputed Spratly islands in the South China Sea. Satellite images have shown that the airstrip – the first by China on the islands Meehan learns more about Delaware River dredging project http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19812 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19812 Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:51:06 +0200 Congressman Patrick Meehan (PA-07) joined Rep Donald Norcross (NJ-01) earlier this week for a tour and inspection of the US Army Corps of Engineers’ dredge McFarland on the Delaware River. McFarland is conducting dredging operations to de Idreco delivers electrically driven dredger to Russia http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19811 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19811 Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:47:33 +0200 Idreco recently delivered an electrically driven IMD2-350 dredger to Russia. The dredger was delivered in cooperation with Aurum GmbH. The customer is Sedrus, which has its headquarters near Moscow.  The dredger is&#160 Maintenance Dredging, East Mooring Basin, Cape Cod Canal - Presolicitation http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19810 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19810 Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:44:51 +0200 Solicitation Number: W912WJ-15-B-0010 Agency: Department of the Army Office: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Location: USACE District, New England Solicitation Number: W912WJ-15-B-0010 Notice Type: Presolicitation</ US: Yusen terminal work due to get under way http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19809 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19809 Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:42:15 +0200 The Port of Los Angeles will begin construction this summer on a two-year project to improve the marine container terminal operated by Yusen Terminals LLC. The Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners has awarded Manson Construction a US$