Dredging News Online http://www.sandandgravel.com/ A publication for the worldwide dredging industry published by Clarkons since 1999 en Mon, 30 Nov 2015 09:38:29 +0200 Mon, 30 Nov 2015 09:37:29 +0200 FoxwellD@aol.com (DNO) Chinese dredging company delays IPO after questions about Spratly Islands project http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20357 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20357 Mon, 30 Nov 2015 09:38:30 +0200 The Wall Street Journal says a Chinese dredging company that is the world’s largest has delayed a planned initial public offering in Hong Kong as it responds to queries from the city’s stock exchange about dredging work done for Beijin Suex Canal Container Terminal prepares for uninterrupted vessel taffic http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20356 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20356 Mon, 30 Nov 2015 09:34:33 +0200 At a ceremony held on 25 November at the Suez Canal Authority’s (SCA's) training centre in Ismailia, Vice Admiral Mohab Mamish, the head of the SCA, formally approved construction of a new 9.5km, 17m deep and 250m wide access chann New research determines dredging effects on seawater quality http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20355 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20355 Mon, 30 Nov 2015 09:32:35 +0200 Researchers at the Western Australia Marine Sciene Instituion (WAMSI) Dredging Science Node have, for the first time, quantified dredging effects on seawater quality conditions, which is critical to realistic testing in the laboratory. The Jan de Nul at work on Namibian dredging projects http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20354 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20354 Mon, 30 Nov 2015 09:28:47 +0200 Namibia's port authority, NAMPORT, says Jan de Nul is working on dredging projects at the Ports of Walvis Bay and Luderitz.  As part of the ongoing maintenance dredging programme, maintenance dredging at both the Port of Walvis Bay and Por Great Lakes Dredge & Dock wins contract to dredge Cape Cod Canal http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20353 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20353 Mon, 30 Nov 2015 09:27:36 +0200 The USACE has confirmed that it has a Cape Cod Canal dredging project to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company. Under the terms of the contract, Great Lakes will perform all maintenance dredging and advance maintenance on the canal Australian contractor completes aid project in Tuvalu http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20352 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20352 Fri, 27 Nov 2015 08:48:26 +0200 The remote island nation of Tuvalu is benefiting from increased land space and improved living conditions following the completion of dredging works delivered by Australian-based dredging, civil contracting and marine civil company Hall Contracting.<br Vitter addresses WEDA Gulf Coast chapter meeting http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20351 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20351 Fri, 27 Nov 2015 17:38:18 +0200 Louisiana Gubernatorial Candidate and US Senator David Vitter spoke at the WEDA Gulf Coast Chapter Meeting held on 19 November at the AC Marriott hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana. Senator Vitter addressed the membership in a 30 minute speec Oswego Harbour breakwater repairs completed http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20350 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20350 Fri, 27 Nov 2015 17:34:56 +0200 The US Army Corps of Engineers held a ribbon cutting to mark completion of repairs to Oswego Harbour's detached breakwater on 25 November. Attendees include: US Senator Charles Schumer; Congressman John Katko;&#160 US: Coastal Sediment Management Workgroup to hold meeting http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20349 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20349 Fri, 27 Nov 2015 17:32:50 +0200 The Coastal Sediment Management Workgroup (CSMW) is inviting interested parties to participate in a public meeting to present updates and solicit comments on the Coastal Regional Sediment Management Plan (CRSMP or Plan) for the San Francisco Litto UK: licence secured to dredge Hull marina approaches http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20348 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20348 Fri, 27 Nov 2015 17:26:36 +0200 WML and Hull City Council have been granted the licence to dredge the marina lock approaches in the outer tidal basin. Dredging will take place across the weekend from 11 December 2015 with an estimated completion date of 14 December Poplar Island Sand Stockpile - Sources Sought http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20347 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20347 Fri, 27 Nov 2015 15:59:51 +0200 Solicitation Number: W912DR-16-B-0014 Agency: Department of the Army Office: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Location: USACE District, Baltimore Solicitation Number: W912DR-16-B-0014 Notice Type: Sources Sought Defense Logistics Agency Fuel Pier, Hampton Virginia - Dredging http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20346 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20346 Fri, 27 Nov 2015 15:57:21 +0200 Solicitation Number: W91236-16-R-0008 Agency: Department of the Army Office: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Location: USACE District, Norfolk Solicitation Number: W91236-16-R-0008 Notice Type: Sources Sought < Dredging work gets under way at PSA Panama http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20345 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20345 Thu, 26 Nov 2015 09:15:50 +0200 With the beginning of the quay and dredging works, a major step forward has been taken to transform PSA Panama International Terminal into a 2 million-TEU (20-foot equivalent units) facility. The expansion, which was approved by Panama’s New Zealand: land reclamation planned at airport http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20344 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20344 Thu, 26 Nov 2015 09:11:39 +0200 The cost of flying long-haul in and out of Wellington airport in New Zealand could drop by up to 30 per cent, while the government's coffers could swell by $2 billion if the city's airport presses ahead with plans to extend its runway, it is said, but& Cuomo announces start of breakwater project http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20343 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20343 Thu, 26 Nov 2015 09:09:21 +0200 Governor Cuomo has announced the start of construction work on the small boat harbour breakwall and southern revetment, which is the next phase of the multi-million dollar transformation of Buffalo Harbor State Park. The US$3.76 million breakwa