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Harbor Deepening Market 2019 Business Scenario – Boskalis, Van Oord, Jan De Nul Group, DEME, Hyundai Engineering & Construction, Penta Ocean Construction

The report provides a detailed overview of the industry including both qualitative and quantitative information. It provides overview and forecast of the global Harbor Deepening market based on...

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Dredging only ‘scratched the surface’

United Kingdom

The recent dredging of Tenby harbour and the North Beach only ‘scratched the surface’ of build up of sand following on from four years lack of maintenance, the facility’s users agreed at a recent...

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Global sand demand: unprecedented extraction rates could lead to shortage

Up to 50 billion tonnes are excavated annually for use in road-building to water purification It is the most precious natural resource you have probably never thought of, second only to water in...

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Feedback needed to fight North Beach coastal erosion

Australia

COMMUNITY help is needed to address coastal erosion at a popular North Beach swimming spot.The City of Stirling wants feedback from residents and ratepayers on what they value about Mettams Pool,...

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Contaminated silt at Market Slip causes headaches for Saint John

Canada

Boaters can't tie up at slip until silt is trucked to land-based disposal site The City of Saint John is scrambling to make arrangements for visiting boaters this summer after a plan to dredge...

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DPWH deploys new equipment to clear water hyacinths in Rio Grande de Mindanao

Philippines

To unclog the Rio Grande de Mindanao in southern Mindanao and rid the river of water hyacinths, a multi-purpose amphibious dredger was deployed by the Department of Public Works and Highways.Its...

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Green Maritime Methanol Project Shortlists Nine Ships

Netherlands

The Green Maritime Methanol consortium has selected nine ships for research on the application of renewable methanol as a marine fuel. New designs, newbuildings as well as existing ships of...

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Dredging vessels of Chinese company work on Padma river in Bangladesh

Bangladesh

A dredging machine of CRCC Harbour and Channel Engineering Bureau Group Co., Ltd. spews muddy water after extraction from a channel of Padma river in Shariatpur, Bangladesh on May 27, 2019. The...

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Dredging continues at Mao Khola as export of boulders comes to a halt

Bhutan

Boulder business in Gelephu has come to a grinding halt after the implementation of the carrying capacity rule earlier this week.However, the extraction of the riverbed materials (RBM) continues as...

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$70m needed to save Tobago coast

Trinidad and Tobago

Tobago needs $70 million to repair their coastlines because of coastal erosion.So said Kwesi Des Vignes, secretary of the Division of Infrastructure and the Environment earlier today at the launch of...

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Govt to procure 55 dredgers

Bangladesh

Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) is going to procure 55 dredgers, aiming to increase navigability of the country’s rivers and ensure smooth waterway communication. According to an...

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NQBP undertakes dredging maintenance

Australia

The North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) will undertake dredging maintenance at the Port of Weipa.Dredge vessels TSHD Brisbane and Oranje will work within the Port of Weipa and Amrun from...

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SCC seeks input on firm’s request to dredge sand from two rivers

Cambodia

The Supreme Consultative Council yesterday questioned Mines and Energy Minister Suy Sem over a request by tycoon Try Pheap to conduct a study on the viability of a sand dredging operation along the...

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BIWTA begins work to restore 24 river routes

Bangladesh

Bhogai-Kangsha dredging opensThe government has a mega-plan to restore 10,000 km of waterways across the country under capital dredging projects, a priority project of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina....

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SOS for South Beach - as warning signs are erected

United Kingdom

Pembrokeshire County Council have stated that dredging sand from Tenby’s North beach and harbour area is not a ‘feasible solution’ to solving the sand level problems on South Beach, as there is not...