Dredging News Online http://www.sandandgravel.com/ A publication for the worldwide dredging industry published by Clarkons since 1999 en Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:43:29 +0200 Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:42:29 +0200 FoxwellD@aol.com (DNO) US: Senators sign letter supporting dredge funding commitment http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19043 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19043 Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:43:30 +0200 The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) has applauded a “Dear Colleague” letter to the leadership of the Senate Committee on Appropriations that was signed by 22 senators, urging appropriators to meet the dredging funding UK: beach recharge to begin earlier than expected http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19042 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19042 Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:41:28 +0200 A highly anticipated stage of the £36 million Clacton and Holland on Sea Coastal Protection Scheme commenced this week with the first beach recharge to create new sand and shingle beaches. The recharge hails an exciting new stage in the pr Fifth EMSAGG conference to take place in June 2015 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19041 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19041 Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:39:06 +0200 The 5th EMSAGG conference will take place 4-5 June 2015 in Delft, Netherlands and builds on the success of the four previous EMSAGG conferences, bringing together those actively involved in this area to share knowledge, research and best practice cas Partrac completes first survey for US Navy contaminated sediments study http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19040 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19040 Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:36:25 +0200 Partrac Ltd has recently completed a survey to demonstrate its particle tracing technology for aiding the management of contaminated sediments. This was for the SPAWAR (Space and Naval Warfare) Systems Centre Pacific in San Diego. The st UK: Cornwall Council likely to refuse funding for Fal dredging http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19039 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19039 Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:35:03 +0200 ITV reports that plans to dredge the Fal Estuary could be dealt a significant set back. Cornwall Council is expected to reject proposals to give £9 million to the project - because it's not convinced of the business case. < Australia: new port laws give security to reef and industry http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19038 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19038 Tue, 25 Nov 2014 08:59:25 +0200 The Queensland Resources Council (QRC) says it welcomes proposed new ports laws, introduced into parliament in Australia, which will increase reef protection while giving certainty to existing and future port operations. The QR UK: government urged to resist playing politics over winter flood measures http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19037 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19037 Tue, 25 Nov 2014 08:57:49 +0200 "Potentially environmentally-damaging dredging must not be prioritized over other proven flood-prevention measures in this year’s Autumn Statement on 3 December 2014" is the warning to Government by Blueprint for Water. In UK: Chief Executive appointed to Marine Management Organisation http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19036 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19036 Tue, 25 Nov 2014 08:56:01 +0200 Sir Bill Callaghan, Chair of the Marine Management Organisation (MMO), has confirmed the appointment of John Tuckett as the organisation's new Chief Executive.   The appointment was made following a fair and open recruitment e CEDA seminar to take place in London in December http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19035 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19035 Tue, 25 Nov 2014 08:52:26 +0200 CEDA is to hold a seminar entitled 'Future Trends in Dredging' on 16 December 2014 at 14.00hrs at the Institution of Civil Engineers, One Great George Street, London, SW1P 3AA. The UK economy is once again growing although forecasts Suttles expands piling work with new Doosan excavator http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19034 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19034 Tue, 25 Nov 2014 08:49:53 +0200 Suttle Projects, based at Swanage in Dorset in the UK, has extended the company’s sheet piling capability with the purchase of a new Doosan DX140LC-3 14 tonne crawler excavator from Kellands (Plant Sales) Ltd, the authorised dealer for the Doos Houston port commission approves 2015 budget http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19033 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19033 Mon, 24 Nov 2014 10:20:28 +0200 The Port Commission at Port of Houston in the US approved the Fiscal Year 2015 operating and capital budget during a special meeting of the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority. Projections by the Port Auth US: Corps of Engineers begins dredging work at Freeport Harbour http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19032 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19032 Mon, 24 Nov 2014 10:18:20 +0200 The US Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District began urgent maintenance dredging recently at Freeport Harbour using the government-owned trailing suction hopper dredge Wheeler. The 45-day project will include removing approx US: Cheboygan dredging project due to get under way http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19031 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19031 Mon, 24 Nov 2014 10:16:08 +0200 The Cheboygan News reports that a dredging project in the Cheboygan River should begin in the last week of November, according to interim city manager Tom Eustice. The work has been rescheduled a couple of times due to crews being d Casey makes case for deepening the Delaware River http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19030 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19030 Mon, 24 Nov 2014 10:14:15 +0200 In a call with the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Shaun Donovan, US Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) has pressed for continued investment in the Delaware Deepening Project in the administration’s upcoming FY16 budget. <p Cleveland port authority approves sediment disposal plan http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19029 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19029 Mon, 24 Nov 2014 10:11:13 +0200 Cleveland.com reports that the Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority has approved a plan to more efficiently dispose of sediment dredged from the harbour. The new blueprint will help resolve a standoff between the US Arm