Dredging News Online http://www.sandandgravel.com/ A publication for the worldwide dredging industry published by Clarkons since 1999 en Mon, 27 Apr 2015 08:42:42 +0200 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 08:41:42 +0200 FoxwellD@aol.com (DNO) Congressowman secures funding for Columbia River/small port dredging and Hanford cleanup http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19544 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19544 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 08:42:43 +0200 The US House Appropriations Committee has approved an Energy and Water Appropriations bill that includes funding for Columbia River maintenance, small port dredging and Hanford cleanup championed by Congresswoman Jaime Herrera Beutler. < US: dredging under way at Port Panama http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19543 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19543 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 08:40:40 +0200 The Panama City News Herald reports that a regular maintenance project to deepen Port Panama City’s shipping channel is underway a bit sooner than expected. The US Army Corps of Engineers is conducting dredge work to correct se 2015 marine sand and gravel conference - finding common ground http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19542 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19542 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 08:37:34 +0200 The 5th EMSAGG conference will take place on the 4-5 June 2015 in Delft, The Netherlands and builds on the success of the four previous EMSAGG conferences, bringing together those actively involved in this area to share knowledge, research and best p GE "sees no liability" for further PCB dredging http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19541 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19541 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 08:33:51 +0200 The Times Union newspaper reports that an operation to clean up PCBs from the Hudson River meets all obligations of an agreement reached with the US Environmental Protection Agency, according to a statement from General Electric. The CEDA issues position paper on monitoring http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19540 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19540 Mon, 27 Apr 2015 08:31:20 +0200 The Central Dredging Association (CEDA) has published a new Information Paper. Entitled ‘Environmental Monitoring Procedures’ the paper describes why and how environmental monitoring is undertaken. It covers the different types of monitor UK: dredging complete at Cowes Yacht Haven http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19539 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19539 Fri, 24 Apr 2015 08:30:49 +0200 A major dredging project that cleared 15,000m3 of silt has secured Cowes Yacht Haven's ability to cater for small superyachts and large boats in its marina over the coming years. Substantial investment was made in the dredge, which finished on April US: Vitter pushes for Harbor Maintenance Funding at WRRDA levels http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19538 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19538 Fri, 24 Apr 2015 08:27:44 +0200 US Senator David Vitter, Chairman of the Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Transportation and Infrastructure, led 18 Senators in a bipartisan letter urging the Senate Appropriations Committee leadership to set the funding levels for harbor Corps of Engineers continues Mississippi River habitat restoration http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19537 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19537 Fri, 24 Apr 2015 08:25:58 +0200 The US Army Corps of Engineers, St Paul District, continues working on Mississippi River habitat construction near the Harpers Slough backwater area in Allamakee County, Iowa, and Lynxville, Wisconsin. The nearly US$12 million Harper&rsqu University of Queensland and Port of Brisbane collaborate on research http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19536 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19536 Fri, 24 Apr 2015 08:22:12 +0200 The University of Queensland has joined forces with Australia’s largest multi-cargo port  for a A$2 million research project to develop new port-related engineering solutions. The three-year Port of Brisbane project is one of t UK: dredging completed at Lymington Yacht Haven http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19535 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19535 Fri, 24 Apr 2015 08:20:32 +0200 As part of a five-year dredging programme at Lymington Yacht Haven, pontoons M and N were successfully dredged during the early part of 2015. The dredging restored both pontoon fairways and every berth to a minimum of 2.5m below Chart Dat US: Ohio Attorney General wants Cuyahoga River fully dredged http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19534 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19534 Fri, 24 Apr 2015 08:17:26 +0200 Cleveland.com reports that Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine's office is asking a federal judge to force the Army Corps of Engineers to fully dredge the Cleveland Harbor and Cuyahoga River navigation channel, even though the project is the subject of WODA holds workshop on underwater noise http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19533 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19533 Fri, 24 Apr 2015 08:15:10 +0200 A recent WODA workshop in Paris presented the latest knowledge on the acoustic impacts of dredging on aquatic species. Entitled ‘Underwater Sound in Relation to Dredging’ the workshop was based on the work of the two working groups t UK: maintenance dredging taking place at Chichester Harbour http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19532 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19532 Thu, 23 Apr 2015 08:28:11 +0200 Mariners are advised that a maintenance dredge of the approach channel to Chichester Marina was due to start the week commencing Monday 20 April 2015. Dredging is expected to continue for three weeks, subject to weather. The dredged Teledyne Odom Hydrographic introduces MB2 multibeam echosounder http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19531 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19531 Thu, 23 Apr 2015 08:25:01 +0200 Teledyne Odom Hydrographic has launched the MB2 multibeam echosounder. The MB2 was developed for fast mobilization on smaller vessels and is optimized for shallow water survey companies, port and harbour authorities, dredging compani Applanix unveils expanded product portfolio http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19530 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=19530 Thu, 23 Apr 2015 08:21:24 +0200 Applanix has introduced a new and expanded portfolio of marine georeferencing and motion compensation solutions that offers high-performance solutions to a broader cross-section of the hydrographic survey industry. All Applanix