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UK - Sand dune plan could prove explosive to wildlife

United Kingdom

It was once the site of the largest explosives factory in the world and was where Sir Alfred Nobel first produced dynamite. At its peak the plant employed more than 13,000 workers.But now the vast...

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Kenya - What price progress? Port expansion dredging costs residents their livelihoods

Kenya

NO STOPPING LAPSSET JUGGERNAUT. Beaches destroyed and 'moved' back, coral dying, fish disappearing , turnoff for tourists but it's all for the greater good. Mombasa Port will handle 10 million...

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Rise In Shipbuilding ‘Patent Protection’

A major maritime study has revealed a rapid rise in shipbuilding patent applications as superpowers look to protect and commercially exploit new innovations in technology.Analysis demonstrated...

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South Africa - Watch How Durban's beaches gets its sand

South Africa

Durban - Every year, thousands of holiday makers descend on Durban - not just for its warm weather but for its beaches along the famed Golden Mile. But little do people know that the sand on the...

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Gas find kick-starts dredging operations at Port of Mossel Bay

South Africa

An extensive maintenance dredging campaign is under way at South Africa’s Port of Mossel Bay in anticipation of an increased volume of shipping serving the offshore oil and gas exploration sector. In...

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Beach makeover for festive season

South Africa

Durban - Beaches along Durban’s popular Golden Mile received their annual makeover just in time to welcome thousands of holidaymakers this festive season.Every year, the dredging services division...

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Maintenance dredging works in the marinas of Nieuwpoort set new sustainability standards

Belgium

Early this week, the maintenance dredging works in the marinas of Nieuwpoort on the Belgian coast, got underway. What makes this project so unique, are the CO2-reducing measures taken by Jan De Nul...

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Ceduna and Streaky Bay share in coastal funding

Australia

The Ceduna District Council and Streaky Bay District Council will share in nearly $5 million in funding for coastal projects after being named grant recipients by the state government.The funding...

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Larger wind turbines propel demand for big installation vessels

Netherlands

Next-generation offshore wind turbines that surpass the height of most modern skyscrapers are driving the need for new installation vessels with impressive lifting capacities and heightsRecognising...

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Row erupts over dredging of silted up Watchet marina

United Kingdom

A row has broken out over who should be responsible for dredging a silted up marina in Somerset.Boat owners have said Watchet harbour has become so full of mud boats have been unable to float at low...

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WATCH: How Durban's beaches gets its sand

South Africa

Durban - Every year, thousands of holiday makers descend on Durban - not just for its warm weather but for its beaches along the famed Golden Mile.But little do people know that the sand on the...

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Dikes along Pantal River, dredging among recommendations of Dagupan flood commission

Philippines

THE CONSTRUCTION of dikes on both sides of the Pantal River and rehabilitation of rivers, creeks and estuaries are among the items in the long list of recommendations made by the Dagupan City Flood...

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Dredge barriers around Nigeria’s borders, SINET tells Buhari

Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari has been advised to consider the immediate approval of dredging of the nation’s land borders to serve as barrier with her neighbouring countries in order to proffer long...

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GE Sets Date to Test Worlds Largest Offshore Wind Turbine

Netherlands

Standing 853 feet tall, with blades that each extend 351 feet, the Haliade-X 12 MW promises to be not only the biggest but also one of the most efficient wind turbines in the world. GE says a...

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Illegal sand extraction from Jhelum continues in Baramulla, admin in slumber

India

“It can weaken river embankments, increase flood vulnerability’ The illegal sand extraction from river Jhelum continues unabated in this northern district of Kashmir.Experts cautioned the illegal...