Dredging News Online http://www.sandandgravel.com/ A publication for the worldwide dredging industry published by Clarkons since 1999 en Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:46:24 +0200 Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:45:24 +0200 FoxwellD@aol.com (DNO) Australia: AMCS claims lack of regulation threatens Great Barrier Reef http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18318 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18318 Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:46:25 +0200 Queensland’s lax environmental assessment practices continue to present threats to the environment and the economy, causing fears for how major development on the Great Barrier Reef will be managed, said the Australian Marine Conservation Socie US: grant ensures rebirth of Menekaunee Harbour http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18317 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18317 Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:43:01 +0200 The long-awaited cleanup and restoration of Menekaunee Harbour has received a boost with news of a US$5 million grant from the US Environmental Protection Agency. The City of Marinette and the Department of Natural Resources ar FY'14 IDIQ Dredging, Atchafalaya Basin, Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, Cutterhead Dredge Rental http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18316 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18316 Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:40:37 +0200 Solicitation Number: W912P8-14-B-0047 Agency: Department of the Army Office: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Location: USACE District, New Orleans Solicitation Number: W912P8-14-B-0047 Not Houston Ship Channel, Texas, Pipeline Dredging - Award http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18315 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18315 Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:38:06 +0200 Solicitation Number: W9126G-14-C-0019 Agency: Department of the Army Office: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Location: USACE District, Galveston Solicitation Number: W9126G-14-C-0019 Notic Maintenance Dredging of Shrewsbury River, NJ - Presolicitation http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18314 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18314 Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:36:36 +0200 Solicitation Number: W912DS-14-B-0012 Agency: Department of the Army Office: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Location: USACE District, New York Solicitation Number: W912DS-14-B-0012 Notice IHC Merwede to build trailing suction hopper dredger for Transnet http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18313 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18313 Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:47:51 +0200 IHC Merwede has been awarded a contract for the design, construction and delivery of a 5,500m3 trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) to Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) in South Africa. The company was selected after a successfu Mississippi River sediment "plentiful enough to rebuild shrinking delta" http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18312 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18312 Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:44:37 +0200 RedOrbit.com reports that whilst flood-control measures have kept the Mississippi River from disrupting commerce and transportation along the waterways of southern Louisiana, they have also reduced the amount of wetland-preserving sediment flowing in Australia: advertising campaign to defend dredging of ports http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18311 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18311 Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:41:50 +0200 The Guardian newspaper in the UK reports that the mining industry in Australia has promised a prolonged campaign of advertising and lobbying to counter what it sees as scaremongering by environmental activists. The Guardian sai West Coast Environmental Clamshell - Sources Sought http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18310 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18310 Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:38:01 +0200 Solicitation Number: W9127N Agency: Department of the Army Office: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Location: USACE District, Portland Solicitation Number: W9127N Notice Type: Sources Sough Plan for deeper dredging in Fraser River "could have high environmental price" http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18309 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18309 Wed, 23 Apr 2014 08:34:34 +0200 Business in Vancouver (BIV) reports that backers of a plan to dredge the Fraser River deeper say the massive infrastructure project would create jobs and boost the shipping potential of the region. However, a geographer who has studied the river US: Ladner Harbour dredging on schedule http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18308 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18308 Tue, 22 Apr 2014 08:50:35 +0200 The Delta Optimist reports that although dredging of secondary channels of the Fraser River is currently on hold, it is looking like it will be completed on schedule later this year. "There is still quite a bit o UK: sand pumped ashore to protect Lincs coast http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18307 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18307 Tue, 22 Apr 2014 08:47:57 +0200 BBC News Online reports that more than 520,000 cubic metres of sand is being pumped onto Lincolnshire's coastline to help protect homes and businesses from flooding. Sand dunes damaged by December's tidal surge are also being repaired, a Jacksonville task force prepares for dredging project http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18306 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18306 Tue, 22 Apr 2014 08:45:47 +0200 Biz Journals reports that, days after celebrating a key step toward getting the St Johns River dredged, Mayor Alvin Brown has asked a newly created city task force to engage in “thoughtful and deliberate discussion” about the project UK: flood protection restored to 115,000 homes http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18305 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18305 Tue, 22 Apr 2014 08:41:48 +0200 The Environment Agency in the UK says 350 damaged flood risk management assets have already repaired following winter flood and storm damage in the UK. More than 150,000 flood risk management assets have been inspected in the wake o Dredging News Online publishing schedule http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18304 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18304 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:42:58 +0200 April 18th and 21st are public holidays in the UK. This web site will next be updated on Tuesday April 22nd.