Dredging News Online http://www.sandandgravel.com/ A publication for the worldwide dredging industry published by Clarkons since 1999 en Tue, 17 Jan 2017 09:02:56 +0200 Tue, 17 Jan 2017 09:01:56 +0200 FoxwellD@aol.com (DNO) USACE to hold Matagorda Ship Channel meeting http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23694 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23694 Tue, 17 Jan 2017 09:02:57 +0200 The US Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District and the Calhoun Port Authority will host a public scoping meeting 24 January 2017 from 5.30pm to 7.30pm at the Bauer Civic Center, 2300 Highway 35 North, Port Lavaca, Texas, 77979. &#8 UK: drop-in session planned ahead of construction phase of Dawlish beach management scheme http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23693 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23693 Tue, 17 Jan 2017 09:00:32 +0200 Residents and interested parties are invited to find out more about the construction of a scheme aimed at reducing the risk of flooding to over 2,900 properties around the River Exe. The public drop-in session takes place on 26 January Young CEDA to hold Thames Dredging event in London in February http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23692 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23692 Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:57:26 +0200 Young CEDA UK is to hold an event looking at 'Thames Dredging Opportunities - Perspectives from Regulators, Enviromentalists, Contractors and Surveyors' on 22 February in London. The event is open to all and is free. Non-CEDA members UK: application submitted to Cowes Harbour Commissioners to dredge marina http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23691 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23691 Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:53:26 +0200 An application has been submitted to Cowes Harbour Commissioners by the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) seeking to secure consent to complete dredging, construction and associated works for the proposed Kingston Marine Park boat hoist BOEM and USACE sign agreement on restoration of Mississippi Barrier Island http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23690 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23690 Tue, 17 Jan 2017 08:49:06 +0200 The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has announced a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) signed between BOEM and the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Mobile District. The agreement will be a key component in support of the long-term r Royal IHC launches LNG-powered dredger http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23689 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23689 Mon, 16 Jan 2017 09:06:21 +0200 The launch ceremony for DEME’s 7,950m3 dual fuel trailing suction hopper dredger Scheldt River took place on 14 January at Royal IHC's shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, The Netherlands. “After the successful launch of the wor Boskalis secures port development contract in Oman http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23688 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23688 Mon, 16 Jan 2017 09:04:04 +0200 Royal Boskalis Westminster has received a Letter of Intent to Award a contract for the development of the port of Duqm in Oman. The contract with a value of approximately Euros 480 million will be awarded by Sezad (Special Economic Zone Authority AfDB commits funds to reinforce the Lomé–Cotonou Road and protect it against erosion http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23687 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23687 Mon, 16 Jan 2017 09:01:41 +0200 The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved a US$40.8 million loan to the Republics of Benin and Togo to finance the upgrading into a four-lane 30km road section linking the capitals of both countries, as US: Port Fourchon dredging plan outlined http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23686 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23686 Mon, 16 Jan 2017 08:59:20 +0200 Houma Today reports that a plan to deepen the Belle Pass entrance to Port Fourchon from 26ft to a possible 50ft has been outlined as the process to get government approval begins. Chett Chiasson, executive director of the Greater Lafo Killybegs Community Council voices Donegal Bay dumping concerns http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23685 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23685 Mon, 16 Jan 2017 08:56:53 +0200 Donegal Now reports that Killybegs Community Council has added its voice to objections against a proposal by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine to dump dredged material in Donegal Bay. The Department announced last month that it Royal IHC wins multiple contracts for new dredgers http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23684 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23684 Fri, 13 Jan 2017 15:54:11 +0200 The last two months of 2016 saw IHC secures a number of contracxts for vessels, equipment and engineering packages. Almost half of the total order intake over 2016 was secured in this period. “We see market recovery in the UK: Mackley anticipates busy 2017 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23683 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23683 Fri, 13 Jan 2017 09:15:26 +0200 UK-based Mackley says 2017 looks set to be another busy year for its business development teams, with participation in a number of important industry events already confirmed. The events, which take place across the country, cover a range of US: new policy advances nature-based protections for property and habitat http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23682 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23682 Fri, 13 Jan 2017 09:12:46 +0200 The Pew Charitable Trusts report that, in a major step toward better protecting coastlines, estuaries, and lakeshores, the Army Corps of Engineers eased the permitting process, effective today, for living shoreline projects - those that use natura Dredging work completed at Rosslare Europort http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23681 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23681 Fri, 13 Jan 2017 09:10:36 +0200 Afloat.ie reports that in recent weeks at Rosslare Europort a dredging programme was conducted within the harbour to remove spoil offshore. Dredging operations were carried out by Sospan Dau and assistance from tug Trojan. The resultant spoil w Mott MacDonald and DHI Group sign new three-year deal http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23680 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23680 Fri, 13 Jan 2017 09:08:33 +0200 Engineering and management consultancy Mott MacDonald has signed a new three-year contract with DHI Group for the use of MIKE Powered by DHI software. The new licence and support and maintenance agreement will enhance the consultancy’s work on gl