Dredging News Online http://www.sandandgravel.com/ A publication for the worldwide dredging industry published by Clarkons since 1999 en Tue, 28 Mar 2017 08:52:04 +0200 Tue, 28 Mar 2017 08:51:04 +0200 FoxwellD@aol.com (DNO) EU project aims to enhance coastal infrastructure in Wales and Ireland http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23913 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23913 Tue, 28 Mar 2017 08:52:05 +0200 Universities in Wales and Ireland are joining forces to investigate how coastal defences and renewable energy schemes can be improved by more eco-friendly designs. More than €3 million of EU funds is being invested in the Ecostructure pro UK: 'jobs at risk' if Goodwin Sands are not dredged http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23912 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23912 Tue, 28 Mar 2017 08:51:01 +0200 The Port of Dover says millions of pounds of investment and hundreds of jobs will be at risk if it can't dredge the material it wants from the Goodwin Sands. According to a report by ITV, the work will help expand the Western Docks and the port US: Charleston dredging project hits new milestone http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23911 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23911 Tue, 28 Mar 2017 08:47:13 +0200 The US Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, says the Charleston Harbour Post 45 Deepening Project, which will deepen the harbour to 52ft and enable post-Panamax ships to call on the Port of Charleston 24 hours a day, has hit ano Isle of Wight Council plans new studies on coastal erosion and flood defences http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23910 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23910 Tue, 28 Mar 2017 08:44:57 +0200 On the Wight reports that Isle of Wight Council is to undertake two studies to understand the future coastal erosion and coastal flood defence needs of Sandown Bay and Ventnor. The first phase of the studies is comprising information-gathe Schneiderman highlights impact of Trumpís environmental budget cuts http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23909 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23909 Mon, 27 Mar 2017 10:08:45 +0200 Attorney General Eric T Schneiderman has highlighted the "disastrous impact" of President Trump’s proposed budget cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) could have across New York State. Standing along the Gowanus Canal, which Lake Odessa habitat restoration project completed http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23908 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23908 Mon, 27 Mar 2017 10:06:12 +0200 The US Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, in cooperation with its partners at the US Fish and Wildlife Service and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, is hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Lake Odessa Habitat Rehabilitation and Cashman dredging wins Housatonic River dredging job http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23907 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23907 Mon, 27 Mar 2017 10:04:42 +0200 Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting in Quincy, Massachusetts, has been awarded a US$9,319,000 contract for mechanical dredging for the Housatonic River. Bids were solicited via the internet with three received. Work will be perfor US: Champlain Canal to be dredged http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23906 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23906 Mon, 27 Mar 2017 10:02:15 +0200 The Post Star reports that the state has decided to go forward with a plan to dredge and deepen nearly 23 miles of the Champlain Canal in Washington County. The state Canal Corp earlier this month filed an application with the US Army Corps of ASBPA: Congress should fund coastal infrastructure despite budget blueprint http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23905 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23905 Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:38:59 +0200 Natural protective coastal infrastructure, such as beaches, dunes and wetlands, create and sustain US jobs, protect public resources and private property, and drive the US economy. Congress would be wise to invest in these resources (and the science th US: national beach restoration database now online http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23904 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23904 Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:35:45 +0200 The American Shore & Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) has rolled out a new online National Beach Nourishment Database featuring data on projects comprising nearly 1.5 billion cubic yards of sand placed in nearly 400 projects coverin Galveston District awards contract for Houston - Galveston channel dredging http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23903 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23903 Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:33:22 +0200 The US Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded a contract in the amount of US$8,921,000 to Manson Construction for routine maintenance dredging of the Houston-Galveston Entrance Channel and Houston Ship Channel main channel.< IADC seeks submissions for Safety Award http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23902 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23902 Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:30:31 +0200 The International Association of Dredging Contractprs (IADC) is seeking submissions for its 2017 Safety Award. "Has someone in your company developed a smart idea to improve on-the-job safety, avoid accidents and save lives? Now is the time to Louisianaís largest coastal restoration project completed http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23901 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23901 Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:45:52 +0200 Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards has unveiled the newly-completed restoration of the Caminada Headlands, a 13-mile stretch of beach and dune running from the Belle Pass outlet of Bayou Lafourche eastward to Caminada Pass at the end of Elme UK: Somerset Rivers Authority reports positive results from dredging trials http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23900 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23900 Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:43:37 +0200 Trials of different dredging methods on the River Parrett have produced promising initial results for Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA). Tests of water injection dredging and agitation dredging, in combination with sophisticated monitoring, were Valeport to unveil new technology at Ocean Business http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23899 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=23899 Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:37:41 +0200 Valeport is launching a new sensor for the dredging industry. The sensor combines a turbidity sensor with SWiFT SVP (CTD) technology to create 'dredgeMATE,' a new profiler. Valeport will also introduce Connect, a n