Dredging News Online http://www.sandandgravel.com/ A publication for the worldwide dredging industry published by Clarkons since 1999 en Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:31:12 +0200 Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:30:12 +0200 FoxwellD@aol.com (DNO) Royal IHC secures dredging package for Chinese yard http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18949 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18949 Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:31:13 +0200 Royal IHC (IHC) has secured a contract with Chinese shipyard Jin Hai Heavy Industrial Group for the delivery of a dredging installation package for a trailing suction hopper dredger. The package contains major parts of the dredging Hudson River cleanup draws to close for 2014 - one more year of dredging required http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18948 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18948 Fri, 31 Oct 2014 19:03:06 +0200 The US Environmental Protection Agency has confirmed that next week dredging in the Hudson River will conclude for the year. Dredging is expected to continue in spring 2015. To date, about 2.5 million cubic yards of sediment co San Antonio and EPA unite to restore San Antonio river basin http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18947 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18947 Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:52:03 +0200 The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and 13 other federal partners are teaming up with San Antonio to revitalize the San Antonio River Basin and improve the local community. The partnership will reconnect local communities, particularly those US: groups file lawsuit challenging Tappan Zee bridge plan http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18946 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18946 Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:49:36 +0200 Riverkeeper, Waterkeeper Alliance and Environmental Advocates of New York have filed a lawsuit against New York State officials, seeking to ensure that urgently needed federal Clean Water Act funds will not be "illegally used" to fund the n Australia: Swansea Channel sandbanks set to be dredged http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18945 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18945 Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:47:32 +0200 ABC reports that a long-awaited fresh round of dredging is about to start at Lake Macquarie's notorious Swansea Channel, where yachts are now being dragged off sandbanks daily. Earlier this year the state government awarded the tend US: officials concerned about Passaic dredging http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18944 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18944 Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:45:01 +0200 NJ.com reports that NJ Transit and Amtrak officials are concerned that a project to dredge the lower Passaic River through Newark could require more openings of a drawbridge, affecting the half a million people who ride the Northeast Corridor daily. UK: shore protection work under way at Pagham http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18943 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18943 Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:42:54 +0200 A consignment of 1,700 tonnes of rock has been delivered by barge to Pagham Beach. Arun District Council has started work to shore up the revetment, position rock and recharge the beach at Pagham Harbour. Over the past few weeks, enginee EU to invest in development at Port of Dublin http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18942 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18942 Thu, 30 Oct 2014 09:11:48 +0200 The EU's TEN-T Programme will co-fund with almost €2.5 million studies on capacity development at Port of Dublin in order to improve  freight traffic connection to the main rail and road axis linking Ireland to the UK and continental Europe Australia: government waives need for EIA for onshore disposal http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18941 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18941 Thu, 30 Oct 2014 09:10:03 +0200 The Guardian newspaper in the UK says Australia's federal government has waived the need for a full environmental impact study into the dumping of dredging spoil onto sensitive wetlands under the plan to expand the Abbot Point coal port in Queen Australia: government 'fast tracks' onshore disposal option http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18940 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18940 Thu, 30 Oct 2014 09:07:54 +0200 The Sydney Morning Herald says Australia's Abbott government appears poised to fast-track the approval of plans to dump millions of tonnes of dredge from a coal port expansion onto internationally significant wetlands. The newsp UK: dredging on River Tone complete - work on Parrett continues http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18939 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18939 Thu, 30 Oct 2014 09:04:50 +0200 The Environment Agency (EA) in the UK says it has so far removed approximately 128,000m³ of silt from the River Parrett. "We have completed 7.9km of the 8km dredge. Dredging on the River Tone is complete," said the EA. < Name change for Swathe Services Australia http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18938 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18938 Thu, 30 Oct 2014 09:03:60 +0200 Swathe Services Australia is changing its name to Precision Hydrographic Services (PHS). Said the company: "The name Precision Hydrographic Services reflects their quality, specialised service and service delivery not just within Aus UK: significant progress made on Tendring coast protection scheme http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18937 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18937 Wed, 29 Oct 2014 11:04:02 +0200 Significant progress has been made over the first few months of a £36 million scheme to improve coastal defences between Holland-on-Sea and Clacton. Two new fish tail groynes have already been built - two others are more than 80 per Hudson River CAG to meet on 30 October http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18936 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18936 Wed, 29 Oct 2014 11:02:54 +0200 The next meeting of the Hudson River PCBs Site Community Advisory Group (CAG) will be Thursday, October 30, 2014 at the Saratoga Town Hall (12 Spring Street, Schuylerville, NY, 12871). Hudson River PCBs Superfund Site CAG Meeting Australia: onshore disposal could allay investor fears http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18935 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18935 Wed, 29 Oct 2014 11:00:46 +0200 The Brisbane Times reports that the Queensland government believes its onshore dredge disposal option will allay fears of investment banks considering backing the Abbot Point port expansion project. Fairfax Media reported US-based Citi a