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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...

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Korle Lagoon and Odaw River dredging will go beyond 24-months

Ghana

Registrar of the Engineering Council of Ghana and Head of the Hydrological Services Department, Wise Ametepe, says it will take over 24 months to completely dredge the Korle Lagoon and the Odaw...

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Van Oord presented a white paper on Accelerating Climate Initiatives today

Rotterdam, Netherlands

Van Oord, an international contractor specializing in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, presented a white paper on Accelerating Climate Initiatives today.Prior to the launch, Van...

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Akufo-Addo inspects Odaw river dredging works, Kaneshie storm drain construction

Ghana

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Tuesday, 21 May 2019, inspected ongoing dredging works on the Odaw river, and the construction of a Storm Drain at Kaneshie 1st Light, in Accra.Accompanied...

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Nigeria: Belgium Partners Nigeria to Boost Trade, Investment in Maritime

Nigeria

By Godwin Oritse As part of efforts to boost trade and encourage foreign direct investment in the Nigerian maritime sector, the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, has...

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First phase of flood mitigation plan completed: I&FC

India

At a time when many are questioning government for not implementing flood mitigation plan properly, Irrigation and Flood Control department claims they have completed the first phase of the plan and...

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No money for Quintana Roo beach rehabilitation projects

Mexico

Environmental group says half of all beaches are in poor condition, many due to severe erosionA two-year old plan to carry out four separate projects to rehabilitate eroded beaches in Quintana Roo...

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What Use Is Dredging the Brahmaputra?

India

Sediments will flow into the Brahmaputra about as fast as the river is dredged, negating the whole point of the exercise which will cost India billions of rupees.The Brahmaputra River has the second...