Dredging News Online http://www.sandandgravel.com/ A publication for the worldwide dredging industry published by Clarkons since 1999 en Wed, 26 Oct 2016 08:10:53 +0200 Wed, 26 Oct 2016 08:09:53 +0200 FoxwellD@aol.com (DNO) EPA issues final cleanup plan for Housatonic 'Rest of River' Project http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23435 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23435 Wed, 26 Oct 2016 08:10:54 +0200 The US Environmental Protection Agency issued its final decision on its Rest of River permit, which outlines a final cleanup plan for a 125 mile stretch of the Housatonic River from Pittsfield, Mass through Connecticut. The final cleanup plan is a Australia: go-ahead given to Port Hedland marina http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23434 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23434 Wed, 26 Oct 2016 08:08:39 +0200 The Liberal National Government has announced its full commitment to the long-awaited A$152 million Spoilbank Marina in Port Hedland. Premier Colin Barnett said the state government would contribute A$112 million to the project, compri Poland: Gdansk terminal opens http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23433 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23433 Wed, 26 Oct 2016 08:06:24 +0200 Deepwater Container Terminal (DCT) Gdansk has celebrated the opening of Terminal 2 (T2), expanding Poland’s sole deepsea terminal to become the largest container hub in the Baltic Sea. The new 650m long and 17m deep quay increases DC UK: MMO re-opens consultation on Goodwin Sans dredging plan http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23432 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23432 Wed, 26 Oct 2016 08:03:21 +0200 Kent Online newspaper reports that the Marine Management Organisation, which is yet to decide whether Dover Harbour Board can dredge Goodwin Sands, has reopened its public consultation. The high level of public interest and national concer Anderson joins EdgeTech as hydrographic product engineer http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23431 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23431 Wed, 26 Oct 2016 08:00:10 +0200 EdgeTech has announced that Erik Anderson has joined the company. Previously with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Office of Coast Survey, he brings extensive hydrographic expertise to the organization. With a US: Court halts Burlington Island dredged spoils project http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23430 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23430 Tue, 25 Oct 2016 07:41:38 +0200 The Burlington County Times reports that a Superior Court judge has granted an injunction to delay clearing land on Burlington Island to hold dredge spoils while the state and Burlington City continue to argue over who owns the land. US: delayed Oceanside sand dredging project approaching completion http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23429 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23429 Tue, 25 Oct 2016 07:38:43 +0200 KPBS reports that the annual sand dredging project in Oceanside is almost finished, five months late. The US Army Corps of Engineers said the contract to dredge sand from the harbor mouth to replenish the beach will be done by the end of this month.</p Meeting to take place to discuss Louisana Coastal Masterplan http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23428 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23428 Tue, 25 Oct 2016 07:36:22 +0200 The Louisiana Coastal Protection & Restoration Authority (CPRA) and America’s WETLAND Foundation (AWF) will host two leadership roundtables this fall and a culminating coastal summit in December to discuss the state’s 2017 Coastal Next Hudson River meeting to take place 27 October http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23427 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23427 Tue, 25 Oct 2016 07:34:15 +0200 The next meeting of the Hudson River PCBs Superfund Site Community Advisory Group (CAG) will be Thursday, October 27, 2016, at the Saratoga Spa State Park, Administration Building, Gideon Putnam Room (19 Roosevelt Drive, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866).</p GLDD wins Delaware dredging contract http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23426 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23426 Tue, 25 Oct 2016 07:32:32 +0200 Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co LLC in Oakbrook, Illinois has been awarded a US$32,595,369 firm-fixed-price contract for dredging the Delaware Main Channel. Bids were solicited on the internet with three received. Work will be performed i The Netherlands: Minister to lead trade mission to Iran http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23425 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23425 Mon, 24 Oct 2016 08:51:55 +0200 Minister Schultz van Haegen (Infrastructure and the Environment) will visit Iran from 23 to 28 October, accompanied by a delegation of Dutch companies, in order to strengthen the economic ties in order for the Dutch companies to gain access t Connecticut and Rhode Island delegations call on EPA to finalize rule for Long Island Sound site http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23424 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23424 Mon, 24 Oct 2016 08:49:15 +0200 Representative Joe Courtney (CT-02), along with Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn), and Representatives Rosa DeLauro (CT-03), John Larson (CT-01), Jim Himes (CT-04), and Elizabeth Esty (CT-05) have sent a letter to the Contaminants found in Saugatuck River http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23423 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23423 Mon, 24 Oct 2016 08:46:43 +0200 The Westport News reports that levels of potentially harmful chemical compounds have been found in the sediment of the Saugatuck River, prompting the Environmental Protection Agency to require further testing before the town can have the waterway dredg Canada: pieces of naval history emerge during Esquimalt Harbour clean up http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23422 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23422 Mon, 24 Oct 2016 08:42:46 +0200 CBC reports that thousands of objects from World War II have been dredged from harbour sediment at Esquimalt. Items that have turned up during the harbour dredging include a sailor's identification card from the 1940s or 1950s. It was found i Custom Mud Cat dredge selected for Dixie Drain phosphorous offset Project http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23421 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23421 Mon, 24 Oct 2016 08:40:24 +0200 Ellicott Dredge Technologies (EDT) has announced that the City of Boise, Idaho selected it to design a Mud Cat 40E Custom (MC-40EC) dredge for the city's innovative Dixie Drain phosphorous offset project. Boise will use the MC-40EC dredge to