Dredging News Online http://www.sandandgravel.com/ A publication for the worldwide dredging industry published by Clarkons since 1999 en Fri, 02 Oct 2015 09:50:14 +0200 Fri, 02 Oct 2015 09:49:14 +0200 FoxwellD@aol.com (DNO) Spanish yard delivers trailing suction hopper dredger http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20125 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20125 Fri, 02 Oct 2015 09:50:15 +0200 Spanish shipyard Astilleros Murueta has delivred the 1,200m3 trailing suction hopper dredger Hondarra to de Commerce d’Industrie de Bayonne Pays Basque. The hopper dredger will perform maintenance dredging duties in the harbour USACE awards two contracts for dredging in GIWW http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20124 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20124 Fri, 02 Oct 2015 09:48:15 +0200 The US Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded two contracts for maintenance dredging of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW) in Texas. • A contract was awarded in the amount of US$8,885,450 to Goodloe Marine Inc for dre Australia: Currumbin Creek dredging under way http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20123 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20123 Fri, 02 Oct 2015 09:46:05 +0200 Neumann Contractors says dredging and replenishment of Palm Beach in Currumbin Creek is now under way for 2015. Neumann Contractors has commenced dredge mobilisation works in Currumbin Creek. The pipeline and booster pump will be set GLDD awarded Delaware River contract http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20122 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20122 Fri, 02 Oct 2015 09:44:45 +0200 Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co LLC (GLDD) has been awarded a US$76,771,706 firm-fixed-price contract for dredging and rock removal, and deepening the main channel of the Delaware River.  Bids were solicited via the Internet with thr Cotrell wins Norfolk Harbour dredging contract http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20121 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20121 Fri, 02 Oct 2015 09:43:17 +0200 Cotrell Contracting Corp in Chesapeake, Virginia has been awarded a US$6,695,378 firm-fixed price contract for maintenance dredging, Norfolk Harbour and Craney Island Reaches, and Norfolk International Terminal, Hampton Roads, Virginia with a Panama Canal issues update on leaks from newly-installed locks http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20120 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20120 Thu, 01 Oct 2015 12:48:33 +0200 The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has issued an update on what it called "localised seepage" from the canal. The ACP said it has received updated information from Grupo Unidos por el Canal (GUPC), the contractor responsible for the des Federal agencies urge EPA not to dismantle Hudson dredging equipment http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20119 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20119 Thu, 01 Oct 2015 12:44:60 +0200 The Ploughkeepsie Journal reports that two federal agencies are urging the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to delay dismantling equipment used to remove PCBs from the Hudson River, and to fast track a new study examining the effectiv Galveston District awards Houston maintenance dredging contract http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20118 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20118 Thu, 01 Oct 2015 12:42:56 +0200 The US Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded a contract in the amount of US$4,848,500 to Weeks Marine for maintenance dredging of the Houston Ship Channel from Exxon to Carpenters Bayou in Harris County, Texas. The contr Contaminated sediment being dredged at Port of Tacoma http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20117 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20117 Thu, 01 Oct 2015 12:39:55 +0200 The Port of Tacoma recently began dredging contaminated sediments in the Blair Waterway in preparation to expand Pier 4. The port detected a marine biocide, tributyltin, while completing a dredging inspection for the site evaluation t CIRIA to hold aggregates and the environment event http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20116 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20116 Thu, 01 Oct 2015 12:36:01 +0200 CIRIA in the UK is hold an event looking at aggregates and the environment. Environmental performance in the marine aggregate sector will take place 28 October 2015 in London. As with land-based operations, extraction and tran Hudson River CAG to meet on 1 October http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20115 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20115 Wed, 30 Sep 2015 20:38:41 +0200 The next meeting of the Hudson River PCBs Site Community Advisory Group (CAG) will be Thursday, October 1, 2015 at the Saratoga Spa State Park Administration Building, Gideon Putnam Room (19 Roosevelt Drive, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866). The mee EIS available for Skokomish River ecosystem restoration project http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20114 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20114 Wed, 30 Sep 2015 18:12:60 +0200 The Final Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement for the Skokomish River Basin Ecosystem Restoration Project have been released by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District. The recommended plan includes a lev GLDD wins Naval Reserve Basin contract http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20113 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20113 Wed, 30 Sep 2015 18:10:42 +0200 Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co has been awarded a US$17,429,575 firm-fixed-price contract for dredging and unclassified excavation at Naval Reserve Basin.  Work will be performed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with an estimated comp US: PRPA releases RFP for Southport development project http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20112 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20112 Wed, 30 Sep 2015 18:08:49 +0200 Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) has released a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) document inviting interested parties in the private sector to take a preliminary step to become a partner with PRPA in the development of Southport, a project t J2 Subsea and WeSubsea renew distribution partnership http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20111 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=20111 Wed, 30 Sep 2015 18:06:58 +0200 J2 Subsea, an Acteon company, has renewed its global sales and rental distribution partnership with WeSubsea. The partnership provides customers around the world with technical support from J2 Subsea, and global access to the WeSubsea range of baskets,