Project Updates & Industry Developments
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Estuary Dredging is Mining: Angry Residents

Kerala, India

ALAPPUZHA: Resentment is brewing among residents of Purakkad gram panchayat against the move of major irrigation department (MID) to sell mineral sand from Thottappally 'pozhi' (estuary) to either...

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Work Begins to Open Canal For Boats For The First Time in NINETY Years

United Kingdom

Canal boats will be allowed access through the canal for the first time in ninety years (Image: Handout)Grantham canal has begun dredging work which will allow boats to pass through for the first time...

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New Pass Dredge Halfway Done

FL, United States

The sand from the $3.9 million dredge is being used to renourish nearby Lido Beach. Work on the $3.9 million dredging of New Pass and nourishment of Lido Beach is nearly halfway done, Sarasota city...

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Drilon, Lacson: No More Budget For Dredging in 2019

Philippines

Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon. INQUIRER.NET PHOTO/CATHY MIRANDAMANILA, Philippines — On Senator Panfilo Lacson’s motion, Congress has agreed to remove the funding for dredging, dubbed...

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Gadkari to Launch 7 Road, River Projects Worth Rs 872 Cr in Bihar on Wednesday

India

He will also initiate the development of the 300 km long river route from Hajipur to Triveni GhatUnion Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, Nitin Gadkari, will...

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Bobs Farm Sand Mine Proposal Puts Brakes on Adjoining Eco-Cabin Project

Australia

Footprint: The proposed Bobs Farm sand mine. Ammos Resource Management wants to extract 750,000 tonnes of sand per year over 15 years. More than 3500 people have signed on online petition opposing...

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Holmes Beach Dives Into Spring Lake Cleanup Options

FL, United States

Spring Lake, a polluted body of water between 68th and 70th streets in Holmes Beach, was determined to be brackish by the Southwest Florida Water Management District. City officials will decide...

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Engineers Give New Details About $12.7M Daufuskie, Jekyll Dredging. Here’s What we Know

SC, United States

Google Maps and the Office of the U.S. Coast SurveyThe $12.7 million dredging project scheduled for Daufuskie Island this year will vacuum up underwater material on west side of the island and...

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Dredged Material From N.J. Inlet Slated For ‘Beneficial Use’

NJ, United States

An aerial view of the Barnegat Inlet. (Photo: Civil Air Patrol courtesy of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)State and federal agencies are partnering on a pilot program to utilize dredged material...

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Irish Harbour Network to Get Millions of Euros in Government Support

Ireland

DUBLIN, Ireland - The Irish government on Sunday announced it is committing a €35.7 million Capital Investment Package for the ongoing development of Ireland’s publicly owned harbour network.The...

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Plymouth Considers Cedarville Landfill for Dredge Material

MA, United States

Photo Courtesy: Town of PlymouthThere is a multi-pronged answer to the question of why the town is considering depositing sludge from the harbor dredging project in the Cedarville landfill.PLYMOUTH...

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Fenwick Island Dredging Plans Move Forward

DE, United States

FENWICK ISLAND, Del.- The town of Fenwick Island is moving forward with plans to dredge the Little Assawoman Bay.At Friday's town council meeting, those with the Dredging Committee requested funding...

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Bill Would Transfer Bay Islands to DNR Ownership

MD, United States

OCEAN CITY — A bill introduced in the General Assembly last week could revert ownership of islands in the coastal bays watershed to the state for conservation purposes.House Bill 54 was...

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Corps to Host Dredging Meeting in Winona

MN, United States

The St. Paul Engineer District will host a public meeting January 31 in Winona, Minn., to gather public input into its planning efforts to manage Mississippi River dredged material.The meeting is...

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Back to Where it Began? Carolina Beach Reportedly Greenlit to Dump Lake Spoils on MOTSU Land

NC, United States

The Town of Carolina Beach ran into trouble with MOTSU for depositing spoils from the lake dredging project on its property (Port City Daily photo/FILE)CAROLINA BEACH — It’s fair to say the...