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Dredging Machine Arrives in Kisumu Ahead of Hycinth Clearing Exercise

South Africa

The 70-metre long dredging machine that has arrived in Kisumu. [Source/Kisumu County/Twitter]A 70-metre long dredging machine has arrived in Kisumu city from Uganda through Lake Victoria.The machine...

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Dredge Works To Clear Outermost Harbor Marine Channel

MA, United States

SPENCER KENNARD PHOTOCHATHAM – Dredging of the entrance channel to Outermost Harbor Marine wound up this week, and whether the navigation channel remains clear will depend in large part on this...

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Mills: Port of Harlingen Will Benefit Hugely From Mansfield Cut Dredging

TX, United States

MCALLEN, RGV – It will not only be Willacy County that benefits when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completes its multi-million dollar dredging work on the Mansfield Cut, says Port Mansfield...

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State Plan Calls for $783M in Coastal Projects

LA, United States

The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority released its draft 2020 Annual Plan this week, detailing spending on more than $783 million in projects.The reports includes dozens of...


Industry Developments
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Neyland Yacht Haven Appeals Dredging Licence Due to Strict Conditions

United Kingdom

NEYLAND Marina’s ability to do business may be affected if it is unable to carry out dredging work this winter as a result of conditions in its marine licence.An appeal hearing is due to be held on...

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Cascadilla Creek Dredging Project Begins to Take Shape

NY, United States

During the winter months, Cascadilla Creek has created problems with ice jams at the Route 13 bridge. To alleviate this frequent issue, the City of Ithaca is working to dredge the creek from Route...

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Here's Why Planned Geist Public Park and Beach Will Likely Take 5 Tears to Finish

Indianapolis, IN, United States

The $110 million, open-air complex will be located at I-69 and 116th Street in Fishers, next to the Ikea furniture store. Dwight Adams, dwight.adams@indystar.comBefore Fishers residents can go...

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4 yrs on, Authorities Fail to Complete Flood Spill Channel Dredging

Jammu & Kashmir, India

Under a program to increase water holding capacity of the 6.5 kms long channel the authorities had tendered out the work for extraction of 281232 cubic meters silt from the channel within six...


Company & People News
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Avalon Buys Wetland Mitigation Credits

NJ, United States

AVALON - Avalon Borough Council approved the purchase of wetland mitigation credits Jan. 9 for slightly over $1 million.The expense will allow the borough to meet the state and federal permit...

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New Port Houston Commission Chairman Appointed

TX, United States

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Houston businessman Ric Campo was appointed Chairman of the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority Thursday by the City of Houston and Harris County Commissioners...

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Caterpillar: 3-D Printing Of Yachts: What Will It Change?

IL, United States

The Wall Street Journal quite recently ran a story with the striking headline, “Get Ready for 3-D Printed Yachts.” The story centered on a Dutch entrepreneur, Maarten Logtenberg, who has created the...

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Royal IHC Strengthens Its Mining Activities With New Partnerships In 2018

Netherlands

Over the course of 2018, Royal IHC has strengthened its mining activities by securing a number of important partnerships. In July, IHC Robbins – a wholly owned subsidiary of IHC – announced that it...


Project Updates
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WMEAC: Two Separate Projects Proposed to Alter the Grand River

MI, United States

More than 100 years ago, the Grand River was gutted, its rapids and islands removed, its riverbed flattened and deepened by means of dredging, converting the river from a habitat to an industrial...

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Dredging of Gordon Pass in Naples put off; Army Corps of Engineers Diverts Funding

FL, United States

The project was supposed to be completed this summer.The Army Corps of Engineers has put on hold indefinitely a $2.9 million dredging of Gordon Pass in Naples.The project had been scheduled for...

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Officials Gather for a Summit on Nauset Dredge

MA, United States

ORLEANS -- The Orleans selectmen met in Lakeville, Mass., last Friday.It wasn’t because they grew tired of the tasteful décor of the Nauset Room at town hall or wanted to bond during a road trip....

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Need Grows for Marsh Disposal of Dredged Materials

NJ, United States

Ocean City has been a leader in addressing the backlog of dredging necessary to keep Jersey Shore marinas and channels functional for the state’s boating and waterfront community. That’s crucial to...


New Products and Technology
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The DredgeWire Editors Recommend the Book “Unruly Waters: How Rains, Rivers, Coasts and Seas have Shaped Asia’s History” by Harvard Professor Sunil Amrith

Here is an excerpt from a Jan 4/2019 WSJ review: “Mr. Amrith has written a marvelous—and marvelously ambitious—book that sets out to explain how water has shaped the history of Asia. In...

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Ross Island Sand and Gravel Lays Off Workers

OR, United States

(KATU Photo)PORTLAND, Ore. — Ross Island Sand and Gravel in Southeast Portland is closing its concrete division and laying off more than three dozen workers.Ross Island Sand and Gravel is owned...

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Stationary Dredger SEEM 16-640ST « Milady » has Been Launched

France

Stationary dredger SEEM 16-640ST « Milady » with a steel hull and aluminium superstructure has been launched.at Merré shipyard.Delivered in 2019, it is a stationary dredgerl built by Merré shipyard...

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Corps of Engineers Proposes Riverbank Protection Stabilization Project Along Connecticut River in Lyme

MA, United States

CONCORD, Mass. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing to perform a riverbank protection project to stabilize approximately 500 linear feet of riverbank along the...


Upcoming Events
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2019 Midwest Chapter Meeting (USA - Tennessee)

TN, United States

https://www.westerndredging.org/index.php/regionalchapters/midwest-chapter

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Wodcon XXII Set For Shanghai

China

WODCON XXII, the 22nd World Dredging Congress, will take place in Shanghai, China on 22-26 April 2019.The event is organised by the Malaysia based Eastern Dredging Association (EADA), China Dredging...

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WODCON XXII Hosted By EADA - 26-26, April 2019

China

http://eada.asia/index.php/events/2015-02-28-07-56-02