Dredging News Online http://www.sandandgravel.com/ A publication for the worldwide dredging industry published by Clarkons since 1999 en Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:13:04 +0200 Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:12:04 +0200 FoxwellD@aol.com (DNO) Government of Canada invests in five fishing harbours http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18641 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18641 Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:13:05 +0200 Member of Parliament Gerald Keddy, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, announced that the Government of Canada will invest C$1.75 million in five harbour projects in South Shore – St. Margaret’s. FY14 Snohomish River Channel & Upstream Settling Basins - Presolicitation http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18640 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18640 Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:11:05 +0200 Solicitation Number: W912DW-14-B-0009 Agency: Department of the Army Office: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Location: USACE District, Seattle Solicitation Number: W912DW-14-B-0009 Notice Type: Waukegan Outer Harbour Dredging - Award http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18639 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18639 Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:09:15 +0200 Solicitation Number: W912P6-14-B-0002 Agency: Department of the Army Office: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Location: USACE District, Chicago Solicitation Number: W912P6-14-B-0002 Notice Gladstone Port responds to report on environmental impact of dredging http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18638 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18638 Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:06:59 +0200 The Gladstone Observer newspaper reports that a study undertaken by James Cook University and the Australian Institute of Maritime Science into offshore dredging and coral reefs has little relevance to Gladstone harbour, according to the Gladsto Ocean Mineral Singapore clears next step for seabed exploration http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18637 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18637 Wed, 23 Jul 2014 08:05:21 +0200 Ocean Mineral Singapore Pte Ltd (OMS) has received approval from the International Seabed Authority (ISA) on its application for its first seabed exploration licence. Over the next few months, OMS will work with ISA to finalise the terms Boskalis to be awarded IJsseldelta 'Room for the River' contract http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18636 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18636 Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:14:51 +0200 The Dutch Department of Public Works and the province of Overijssel have announced that they intend to award the contract for the IJsseldelta polder to Royal Boskalis Westminster. The project is part of the national 'Room for the River' Virgin Islands: DeJongh calls for Senate to approve Crown Bay dredging http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18635 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18635 Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:11:27 +0200 The Daily News newspaper in Virgin Islands says Governer John deJongh Jr has  issued a statement calling for a second special session of the 30th Legislature to convene. In his letter to Senate President Shawn-Michael Malone, t QRC questions environmentalists claims http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18634 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18634 Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:08:32 +0200 Queensland Resources Council (QRC) Chief Executive Michael Roche's opening statement to the Senate Standing Committee on Environment and Communications’ inquiry into Commonwealth/state management of the Great Barrier Reef included the foll NQBP welcomes paper on dredged sediment's impact on coral reef http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18633 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18633 Mon, 21 Jul 2014 10:56:59 +0200 North Queensland Bulk Ports (NQBP) says it welcomes a new paper on sediment impacts on coral as "positive contribution to scientific knowledge." NQBP said that it was important to note that the study examined sediment im TerraSond wins NOAA hydrographic survey deal http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18632 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18632 Mon, 21 Jul 2014 10:55:05 +0200 TerraSond has been selected by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to provide hydrographic surveying services anywhere in the US under a new five-year contract, the company announced today. Under the new contract b Report reveals scale of Port of Southampton's contribution to economy http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18631 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18631 Mon, 21 Jul 2014 10:53:46 +0200 An independent report has revealed the scale of the contribution made by Associated British Port’s (ABP) Port of Southampton both to the regional and national economy. The latest statistics from consultants Arup show that the port Van Oord confirms Singapore contract http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18630 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18630 Mon, 21 Jul 2014 10:50:51 +0200 Van Oord has confirmed that a consortium of which it is a part has been awarded work associated with the expansion of the Singapore Tuas Mega Port development. Jurong Town Corporation awarded the reclamation project of Tuas Finger O Duke Energy completes removal of coal ash from Dan River http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18629 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18629 Mon, 21 Jul 2014 10:48:07 +0200 The Daily Herald newspaper reports that Duke Energy has completed removal of large pockets of coal ash from the Dan River months after a massive spill at a North Carolina power plant. The US Environmental Protection Agency’s on-sce Australia: study finds that corals are affected by dredging http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18628 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18628 Fri, 18 Jul 2014 09:57:12 +0200 The Sydney Morning Herald (SMH) and other sources report that an independent study has revealed the significant effect dredging has on coral reefs, contradicting claims made by the federal government and port developers that dredging at Abbot Point w EPA awards urban waters contracts http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18627 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18627 Fri, 18 Jul 2014 09:54:25 +0200 The US Environmental Protection Agency is awarding US$2.1 million to 37 organizations, among them the University of Baltimore, to help protect and restore urban waters, improve water quality, and support community revitalization and other local prior