Dredging News Online http://www.sandandgravel.com/ A publication for the worldwide dredging industry published by Clarkons since 1999 en Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:42:57 +0200 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:41:57 +0200 FoxwellD@aol.com (DNO) 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. UK: Falmouth Harbour Commissioners pressing ahead with dredging plan http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18303 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18303 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:03:12 +0200 This is the West Country reports that Falmouth Harbour Commissioners are pressing ahead with their plans to dredge a deep water channel into the port, dismissing claims that a test dredge showed the project could not go ahead without causing env US: Jacksonville dredging project included in bill http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18302 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18302 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:00:20 +0200 News4Jax reports that Jacksonville is included in a bill headed to a conference committee that would then be sent to the US House of Representatives and the Senate to allow for dredging the St Johns River. Officials at Jack Sandusky Harbour Dredging - Presolicitation http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18301 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18301 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:58:20 +0200 Solicitation Number: W912P4-14-B-0009 Agency: Department of the Army Office: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Location: USACE District, Buffalo Solicitation Number: W912P4-14-B-0009 Notice Type Lorain Harbour Dredging: Solicitation http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18300 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18300 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:56:46 +0200 Solicitation Number: W912P4-14-B-0007 Agency: Department of the Army Office: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Location: USACE District, Buffalo Solicitation Number: W912P4-14-B-0007 Notice Type: Maintenance Dredging at Duluth-Superior Harbour, Minnesota-Wisconsin http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18299 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18299 Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:55:19 +0200 Solicitation Number: W911XK-14-B-0007 Agency: Department of the Army Office: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Location: USACE District, Detroit Solicitation Number: W911XK-14-B-0007 Notice Type Abbot Point gas project could require another half million cubic metres to be dredged http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18298 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18298 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:08:52 +0200 The Guardian newspaper in the UK says a proposed gas project beside the Great Barrier Reef could involve dredging a further half a million cubic metres of seabed at Abbot Point – a port where expansion already faces bitter opposition from Australia: sand dredging proposal under scrutiny at Coffs Harbour http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18297 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18297 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:06:06 +0200 ABC Local reports that Coffs Harbour City Council (CHCC) is considering using sand dredged from the inner harbour to prevent waves overtopping the northern breakwall and replenish beaches to the north. A report put before last w Israel: IMS Versi-Dredge used on Kishon River dredging project http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18296 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18296 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:01:27 +0200 Dredging of the Kishon River in Israel recently got under way with the ultimate goal of eliminating pollution that has plagued the riverbed for decades. Israeli Environmental Protection Minister Amir Peretz inaugurated the proj Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, Texas, Pipeline Dredging http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18295 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18295 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:59:08 +0200 Solicitation Number: W9126G-14-S-0005 Agency: Department of the Army Office: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Location: USACE District, Galveston Solicitation Number: W9126G-14-S-0005 Notice Typ FY14 Maintenance Dredging of Green Bay Harbour, WI http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18294 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18294 Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:56:22 +0200 Solicitation Number: W911XK-14-B-0001 Agency: Department of the Army Office: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Location: USACE District, Detroit Solicitation Number: W911XK-14-B-0001 Notice Type: CPG expresses "disappointment" with EPA feasibility study for Lower Passaic River http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18293 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18293 Tue, 15 Apr 2014 08:51:11 +0200 The Lower Passaic River Study Area Cooperating Parties Group (CPG) says it is "disappointed" that the EPA has released its Focused Feasibility Study (FFS) and Proposed Plan, which it describes as "a massive, impractical, and disru NAWAH secures contract to expand Port of Basra http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18292 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18292 Tue, 15 Apr 2014 08:47:24 +0200 NAWAH Port Management (NPM), a business unit of North America Western Asia Holdings, has entered into a formal agreement with Iraq’s Ministry of Transportation and the General Company for Ports of Iraq to quadruple the size of its terminal Australia: A$300,000 for Northern Brisbane restoration projects http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18291 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18291 Tue, 15 Apr 2014 08:45:17 +0200 Two waterways in Northern Brisbane will benefit from an A$300,000 investment by the Newman Government. Member for Clayfield Tim Nicholls said the funding would be delivered as part of the Queensland Regional Natural Resources Management Invest UK: work starts on Felixstowe expansion http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18290 http://www.sandandgravel.com/news/article.asp?v1=18290 Tue, 15 Apr 2014 08:43:01 +0200 Work has started at the Port of Felixstowe on the latest expansion of the UK's largest container port. VSBW Joint Venture, a consortium of VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster, has been appointed as the lead contactor to extend the port'