Dredging News Online http://www.sandandgravel.com/ A publication for the worldwide dredging industry published by Clarkons since 1999 en Fri, 26 Aug 2016 10:58:40 +0200 Fri, 26 Aug 2016 10:57:40 +0200 FoxwellD@aol.com (DNO) UK: coastal stabilisation scheme opened http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23225 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23225 Fri, 26 Aug 2016 10:58:41 +0200 A £9 million coastal stabilisation scheme to protect the main A174 route between Whitby and Sandsend has been opened. Robert Goodwill, MP for Scarborough and Whitby, conducted the ceremony, which was attended by local councillors and NMDC awarded contract for LNG terminal in Gujarat http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23224 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23224 Thu, 25 Aug 2016 10:55:23 +0200 National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) has been awarded a contract worth US$316 million for engineering, procurement and construction of an LNG terminal in Gujarat, India. The contract includes dredging and marine infrastru US: public meeting scheduled for Western Everglades planning effort http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23223 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23223 Wed, 24 Aug 2016 10:53:10 +0200 The US Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will be hosting a public meeting to discuss and seek input on the Western Everglades Restoration Project. Interested individuals, groups and agencies are encouraged to attend the meeting to provide c US: Corps awards contract to restore tidal marsh in Apponagansett Bay http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23222 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23222 Tue, 23 Aug 2016 10:50:11 +0200 Restoration of a tidal marsh site in Apponagansett Bay in Dartmouth, Mass, will be completed under the terms of a US$68,850.00 contract recently awarded by the US Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished Provincetown seeks permit to build and dredge in Provincetown Harbour http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23221 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23221 Mon, 22 Aug 2016 10:02:36 +0200 The town of Provincetown is seeking a permit from the US Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the US in conjunction with construction and dredging in Provincetown Harbour at 260 Main Street in Provincetown, Mass.<b Provincetown Marina LLC seeks Corps permit to build dock, floats, dredge at marina in Provincetown http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23220 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23220 Fri, 19 Aug 2016 09:57:31 +0200 Provincetown Marina LLC is seeking a permit from the US Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the US in conjunction with construction and dredging plans at 9 Ryder Street Extension in Provincetown, Mass.  Corps of Engineers breaks ground on Long Beach shore protection project http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23219 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23219 Thu, 18 Aug 2016 09:55:08 +0200 US Senator Charles E Schumer, Rep Peter King, Colonel David Caldwell of the Army Corps of Engineers, Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano, NYS Senator Todd Kaminsky, County Legislator Denise Ford, Hempstead Councilmembers Erin King Sweeney and Anthony D& Study finds seawalls and coastal forests reduce tsunami damage http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23218 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23218 Wed, 17 Aug 2016 09:51:36 +0200 Researchers who analyzed a history of tsunamis along the Pacific coast of Japan’s Tohoku region have learned that seawalls higher than 5m reduce damage and death, while coastal forests also play an important role in protecting the public. <p US: Corps to launch new resource for dredging community http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23217 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23217 Tue, 16 Aug 2016 09:48:41 +0200 The US Army Corps of Engineer’s Dredging Operations Technical Support Programme is to launch a new website dedicated to the practice of thin-layer placement of dredged material. The newly developed Thin-Layer Placement of Dredged Mat Ireland: IFA flood chairman says dredging required to save farmland http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23216 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23216 Mon, 15 Aug 2016 09:46:06 +0200 Midlands103 reports that the IFA’s Flood Project Chairman insists that dredging must be done on the Shannon in order to alleviate future flooding on farmland. Mayo farmer Padraic Joyce has taken over the role from Tom Turley, and say Boustany receives favourable report for Louisiana coastal study http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23215 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23215 Fri, 12 Aug 2016 09:41:34 +0200 Dr Charles Boustany (R-Lafayette) has received a favourable Chief’s Report from the US Army Corps of Engineers for the Southwest Coastal Louisiana Feasibility Study. The report recommends over US$3 billion in projects to reinforce, rebuild and pr Next Geosolutions surveys Roman ports http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23214 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23214 Fri, 12 Aug 2016 09:40:01 +0200 Next Geosolutions, an independent geoscience and engineering service provider, has secured a €1.25 million (£1 million) mapping and survey contract with Naples Port Authority for the Archaeological Sites Mapping Project, based in the Port of Key role for Partrac in sand tracking study for Gulf Coast beach management http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23213 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23213 Fri, 12 Aug 2016 09:37:57 +0200 Sediment tracing specialists Partrac have been assisting academic staff and researchers from Mississippi State University to implement a beach sediment tracking study on Deer Island, Mississippi , the closest barrier island to the Mississippi Gulf Coas Ghana: report calls for restrictions om sand dredging licences http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23212 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23212 Thu, 11 Aug 2016 09:35:40 +0200 Ghana News Agency reports that a report by the United Nations University Institute for Natural Resources in Africa (UNU-INRA) has urged stakeholders in the natural resources management sector, to consider limiting the activities of sand dredgers t UK: dredging blow for Falmouth http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23211 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23211 Thu, 11 Aug 2016 09:33:41 +0200 Local news sources report that controversial plans to dredge Falmouth harbour have hit a major setback, after a funding bid was turned down. An application went in for a slice of government cash to help pay for the project, but the Cornwall and Isles o