Dredging News Online http://www.sandandgravel.com/ A publication for the worldwide dredging industry published by Clarkons since 1999 en Tue, 24 May 2016 08:32:39 +0200 Tue, 24 May 2016 08:31:39 +0200 FoxwellD@aol.com (DNO) Industry Day Maintenance Dredging Projects at Naval Submarine Base, Kings Bay, Georgia http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=22937 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=22937 Tue, 24 May 2016 08:32:40 +0200 Solicitation Number: W912EP16Z0014 Agency: Department of the Army Office: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Location: USACE District, Jacksonville Notice Type: Special Notice Synopsis: Added: May 17, 2016 9:45 a UK: piling work planned at Chichester Harbour http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=22936 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=22936 Tue, 24 May 2016 08:29:29 +0200 Mariners are advised that the piling barge Walcon Wizard will be undertaking work to replace the navigational piles Marker and Pilsey. It will also be working on a pile in the harbour entrance and repositioning a pile at Itchenor sailing GPA planning new terminal on Savannah River http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=22935 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=22935 Tue, 24 May 2016 08:26:55 +0200 Georgia Ports Authority has approved US$7.5 million for the first big steps toward building a new seaport terminal on the Savannah River, to be operated jointly with South Carolina. Both states have spent years discussing, studying and deb Port of Houston managing 'softness' due to oil and gas downturn http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=22934 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=22934 Tue, 24 May 2016 08:22:22 +0200 The Port of Houston Authority says it "continues to deflect" the softness in the upstream oil and gas sector “due to a sound execution of its business model.” Container operations showed strength, while steel imports, primarily tubu Maintenance Dredging, Delaware River, Philadelphia to Sea http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=22933 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=22933 Tue, 24 May 2016 08:20:40 +0200 Solicitation Number: W912BU-16-B-0012 Agency: Department of the Army Office: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Location: USACE District, Philadelphia Notice Type: Presolicitation Synopsis: Added: May 23, 2016 5: Belgium: Kieldrecht Lock to be inaugurated in June http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=22932 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=22932 Mon, 23 May 2016 09:14:10 +0200 The Kieldrecht Lock at Port of Antwerp in Belgium is due to enter into operation shortly. On 10 June Port of Antwerp will receive a visit from HM the King of Belgium who will officially open the lock, which is said to be the largest in t US: dredging work underway at St Joseph and Benton Harbour http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=22931 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=22931 Mon, 23 May 2016 09:11:22 +0200 WNDU reports that work is underway to dig out the shipping port at St Joseph and Benton Harbor. A dredger from MCM Marine is removing excess sand from the outer harbour in St Joseph. Compared to past years, harbour workers say ri Committee leaders release draft bipartisan Water Resources Development Act http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=22930 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=22930 Mon, 23 May 2016 09:07:54 +0200 The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee has released a bipartisan draft of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016, legislation to address the needs of America’s harbours, locks, dams, flood protection, and other wat Natural Channels Conference to take place in September http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=22929 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=22929 Mon, 23 May 2016 09:06:47 +0200 The 5th International Conference on Natural Channel Systems will be organized in Ontario, Canada, 26-27 September 2016. Themes to be addressed include current science and understanding, applied river management and rehabilitation, governan OSIL reports extensive use of small field buoy on dredging projects http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=22928 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=22928 Mon, 23 May 2016 09:04:30 +0200 International data buoy manufacturers Ocean Scientific International Ltd (OSIL) has reported extensive use of their 0.7m Small Field Buoy on international dredging projects. The lightweight, easily repositionable buoys can be repeatedly de British company delivering massive dredging buckets http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=22927 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=22927 Mon, 23 May 2016 09:01:44 +0200 The Chronicle newspaper reports that a family-run business based in Sunderland has been tasked with manufacturing the largest ever excavator buckets to come out of the UK, in deals worth almost £2 million. In November last year, Hi-Spec Ma Quinby Creek Maintenance Dredging http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=22926 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=22926 Fri, 20 May 2016 19:17:28 +0200 Solicitation Number: W91236-16-B-0004 Agency: Department of the Army Office: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Location: USACE District, Norfol Notice Type: Presolicitation Synopsis: Added: May 18, 2016 3:07 pm Shoalbuster delivered to Van Wijngaarden Marine Services http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=22925 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=22925 Fri, 20 May 2016 19:12:34 +0200 The first of Damen’s new Shoalbuster 3512 class was recently handed over to Dutch marine services specialist Van Wijngaarden Marine Services at the port of Boven-Hardinxveld, the Netherlands. At 35m in length the 3512 is the largest Dredging planned at Port of Astoria http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=22924 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=22924 Fri, 20 May 2016 19:09:17 +0200 The Daily Astoiran reports that the Port of Astoria Commission has voted to focus on developing North Tongue Point, improving dredging, expelling sea lions from the East End Mooring Basin and repairing its docks, fixing crumbling piers and further US: dredging due to get under way at John Redmond Reservoir http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=22923 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=22923 Fri, 20 May 2016 19:07:56 +0200 HPJ reports that Governor Sam Brownback recently directed the dredging of the John Redmond Reservoir to begin. At a ceremony commemorating the event, the governor shared his thoughts for the necessity of this project. “The drought of 2012