Dredging News Online http://www.sandandgravel.com/ A publication for the worldwide dredging industry published by Clarkons since 1999 en Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:15:37 +0200 Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:14:37 +0200 FoxwellD@aol.com (DNO) Marcel Stive receives Coastal Sediments Coastal Award http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18924 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18924 Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:15:38 +0200 Professor Marcel Stive at the Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences at Delft University of Technology in The Netherlands has been awarded the biannual Coastal Sediments Coastal Award . It will be presented to him at the Coastal Sediments AAPA sends WRRDA letter highlighting need for dredging http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18923 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18923 Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:54:35 +0200 With more than 400 ports, corporations, associations and individuals as signatories, the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) finalized and sent a letter to leaders of the House and Senate appropriations committees, urging them to mee Virgin Islands: first phase of Crown Bay project completed http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18922 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18922 Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:51:24 +0200 The first phase of the Crown Bay dredging project has been completed Tuesday, but the federal permit for the last piece of the project has not yet been approved, says a report by the Virgin Islands Daily News. During a recent meetin Prudential a cornerstone investor in Swansea Bay lagoon project http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18921 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18921 Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:49:18 +0200 Prudential has been named as the cornerstone investor in Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay. The deal forms part of Prudential’s commitment to invest alongside five other major UK insurance companies a total of £25 billion in the UK’s infrast Great Barrier Reef dredging "could damage fish population" http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18920 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18920 Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:46:46 +0200 An article in The Guardian newspaper reports that fish populations in and around the Great Barrier Reef in Australia could be "significantly damaged" by the dredging of seabed sediment, with new research finding that larvae development is h Australia: GBRMPA says Townsville Port to reduce reef dredge spoil http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18919 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18919 Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:02:17 +0200 ABC reports that the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) says Townsville Port will make changes to its expansion plans so that more dredge spoil will be used for land reclamation. ABC said authority chairman Russe UK: Prime Minister praises Somerset dredging operation http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18918 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18918 Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:00:58 +0200 ITV reports that David Cameron has praised the dredging work being carried out in Somerset to prevent a repeat of last winter's floods. In response to a question in the House of Commons from David Heath, the Lib Dem MP for Somerton & US: Landrieu urges increased funds for Port of Lake Charles dredging http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18917 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18917 Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:56:22 +0200 Following an announcement by the Lake Charles River Pilots that the draft of the Calcasieu Ship Channel will be reduced because of insufficient funding to dredge the channel, US Senator Mary L Landrieu, D-La, a Senior member of the Senate Appropriati Rochester/Irondequoit Harbour Dredging - Award http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18916 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18916 Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:54:22 +0200 Solicitation Number: W912P4-14-B-0017 Agency: Department of the Army Office: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Location: USACE District, Buffalo Solicitation Number: W912P4-14-B-0017 Notice Erie Harbour Dredging - Award http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18915 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18915 Thu, 23 Oct 2014 08:51:42 +0200 Solicitation Number: W912P4-14-B-0014 Agency: Department of the Army Office: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Location: USACE District, Buffalo Solicitation Number: W912P4-14-B-0014 Notice Key role for NMDC in new Suez Canal project http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18914 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18914 Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:33:28 +0200 National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) says it is leading a consortium that will be undertaking much of the work on the 'new Suez Canal' project. The consortium consists of NMDC as lead partner with Boskalis, Van Oord and Jan De Nul. Dredge Yard delivers ball joints to to Van Oord http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18913 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18913 Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:29:03 +0200 Dredge Yard has delivered several heavy duty dredge ball joints to Dutch dredging contractor Van Oord for the use on a 1,00mm discharge piper. The ball joints will be used in the Gulf region. Dredge Yard says it revived on UK: dredging can make flooding worse, activists claim http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18912 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18912 Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:24:42 +0200 An article in The Independent newspaper in the UK reports that Dredging is “pointless” and largely ineffective, according to a coalition of environmental groups who are calling on the government to scale down its preferred method of flood US: material dredged from Matagorda channel used to replenish bird sanctuary http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18911 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18911 Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:21:21 +0200 The Victoria Herald newspaper reports that, to combat shoreline erosion, sediment dredged from the Matagorda Ship Channel is being added to the beach of Chester Island Bird Sanctuary. Strong currents, waves, winds, ship wakes a Competition among US ports ever more intense http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18910 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18910 Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:19:13 +0200 The Boston Herald reports that competition among ports to attract container ships has "reached a fever pitch" that could complicate Massport’s plans to get a hefty return on taxpayers’ investment on a US$310 million Boston Harbo