Project Updates & Industry Developments
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Rampant dredging continues, despite government order

India

There are allegations that the company is moving the clay without paying royalty fees to the Mining and Geology Department.THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Despite the launch of KIIFB (Kerala Infrastructure...

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Dredging Karnaphuli: Work hindered by plastic waste

Bangladesh

The capital dredging work in the Karnaphuli has slowed down due to a deep layer of polythene in the riverbed.The cutter suction dredger (CSD), which was brought from China in February last year to...

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Vale video on their progress of repairing the environment that was affected by the dam breach in Brumadinho, Brasil

Brazil

We are determined to repair the environment in the areas affected by the dam breach in Brumadinho. For that purpose we launched the Marco Zero (Ground Zero) pilot project, which will restore the...

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How the sands have shifted on Awaroa, 'New Zealand's beach'

New Zealand

Not long after Awaroa became New Zealand's beach, resident Geoff Philips found a woman camping on the sand. "I said, 'what are you doing here?' She said, 'I paid money towards this'. I said, 'where...

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Indo-Bangla body on trade protocol routes in limbo

India

The joint monitoring committee (JMC) between Bangladesh and India to supervise the dredging works of the ‘development fairway in the stretches of Ashuganj-Zakiganj and Sirajganj-Daikhawa’...

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Expert panel to verify govt. report on sand mining in the Krishna

India

NGT gives it two months time and posts the matter for hearing on May 13 The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has constituted a team of experts to verify the report submitted by the Andhra Pradesh...

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DEME widens Kiel Canal

Belgium

Belgian-based dredging group DEME has been awarded a contract as part of a joint venture to widen a 4 km stretch of Kiel Canal in Germany. Work started in January 2020 and will run until the end of...

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State government provides Central Coast Council with $600,000 for dredging of The Entrance channel

Australia

THE state government has provided $600,000 to Central Coast Council for sand dredging in The Entrance channel - an amount the council will match.The council has been under intense community pressure...

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Port Lincoln foreshore beach restoration starts

Australia

Work is underway to restore the profile of the beach on Port Lincoln's foreshore, which was affected by runoff from the city's flash flooding on January 31.EP Civil, on behalf of the Port Lincoln...

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Australia Releases Yang Ming Containership from Detention

Australia

YM Eternity, a containership owned by Taiwan’s Yang Ming, has been released from detention in Australia, the shipping company confirmed.On February 9, 2020, the Panamax boxship was arrested by the...

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Mammoet completes final phase of terminal expansion in Veracruz, Mexico

Mexico

Mammoet’s team has successfully completed the second phase of the relocation of several shipping container cranes for Hutchison Ports ICAVE as part of a planned port expansion in Veracruz, Mexico....

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City of Hamilton to leave sludge from 24 billion-litre spill in Chedoke Creek

Canada

Amid a deadline this week for the city of Hamilton to come up with a plan for the remediation of Chedoke Creek, a city study is suggesting against the dredging of sludge from a 24 billion-litre...

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OOCL Rauma Loses Containers off Dutch Coast

Netherlands

Several containers have fallen off a Handy containership in stormy seas 43 kilometers north of Ameland, one of the Dutch West Frisian Islands, the Netherlands Coastguard said. The incident involving...

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World's first floating city could soon become a reality, Abu Dhabi forum hears

United Arab Emirates

Water-based communities will help tackle the effects of climate change and offer a solution to overcrowding in coastal citiesThe world’s first self-sustaining floating city could become a reality...

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The Transformation Of Dubai

United Arab Emirates

Spanning 185 hectares of land and featuring cruise terminals and berths for 1,400 boats, the Dubai Harbour Masterplan will help Dubai to achieve its aim of welcoming 20 million tourists in 2020. This...