Project Updates & Industry Developments
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Klee: DEEP Supports Army Corps Dredging Plans For Long Island Sound

The Commissioner of Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection says his agency supports recommendations for the management of dredged materials that have been proposed by the U.S....

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Coastal Restoration Designs Selected

Three coastal restoration plans have been selected in an international design contest kicked off two years ago by theEnvironmental Defense Fund. Plans call for multiple diversions, starting in Belle...

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Adani poised to submit third plan for dredging in Great Barrier Reef

The latest version of Adani’s controversial plan to dredge in Great Barrier Reefwaters to expand its Queensland coal port is poised to go before federal environment minister Greg Hunt for...

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Dublin Port wants to dump 10 million tonnes of dredge waste off Howth. Some people aren’t too happy…

SCUBA-DIVERS ARE objecting to Dublin Port’s plans to dump 10 million tonnes of dredging waste off Howth Head.The process is being carried out as part of the port’s massive revamp plan.An Bord Pleanála...

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Residents press need for dredging channel

Unless the Sicamous channel is dredged, the community may see some of its tourism economy slip away.This was part of the message delivered to District of Sicamous council by Mary-Ann Easton and Bill...

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PortMiami dredge damages more coral than feds expected

Deepening Port Miami to make way for bigger ships has caused far more damage to rare coral at the bottom of Biscayne Bay than federal wildlife managers originally calculated.In a series of letters and...

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Drought conditions prompt WDFW to limit suction dredging, other activities in rivers

In a new effort to protect fish threatened by drought, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is taking steps to limit activities including suction dredging and certain construction...

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Inland waterways policy: Dredging through the silt - See more at: http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/inland-waterways-policy-dredging-through-the-silt/#sthash.up4SLkHE.dpuf

he success of inland ports such as Duisburg and Nanjing, which have been competing well with sea ports, offer clear evidence of the merits of leveraging inland waterways — a far more efficient...

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Public hearings announced for Long Island Sound dredging project

The Army Corp of Engineers released it’s plans Tuesday for dredging Long Island Sound from area harbors and ship navigation channels.The plan looks at ways to handle more than 50-million cubic yards...

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Port of Hamburg Hit by Weak Trade and Dredging “Handicap”

A dredging “handicap” and lacklustre trade with China and Russia hurt the Port of Hamburg’s container volumes, as it experienced a 6.8% downturn in the first half of the year, handling 4.5m teu.The...

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Scalloper’s damage prompts dredging ban in Scotland

All forms of dredging have been banned in an area of seabed off Scotland's west Highlands coast, following a scallop dredger's damage to a coral-like seaweed called maerl, reports the BBC.Scottish...

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Zambales fishers find more dredging devices

Fishermen are towing a kilometer-long dredge floater assembly, hoping to bring it to shore today, after they found it drifting at sea several kilometers from Iba, Zambales, on Friday night.At least 30...

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Funding of dredging, levees dominate discussions at Army Corps visit

Residents of Southeast Missouri and Illinois gathered to discuss river-related issues Friday morning with representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The meeting on board the MV Mississippi...

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Ocean City Takes 'Aggressive' Steps in Dredging Project

Ocean City Council passed an ordinance and two resolutions dealing with the dredging of back bays and lagoons in the city Thursday night.There will also be a town hall meeting to provide a complete...

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Scientific Forum 2015: Brazil is Saving “Millions” in Dredging Costs Thanks to Nuclear Techniques

With a coastline of over 8500 kilometres, 90 per cent of Brazil’s total exports and imports pass through its ports.Many of the country’s major ports and harbours were built over 100 years ago. Keeping...