Latest Dredging Stories

2008-08-14 00:00:23

By Prafulla Marpakwar MUMBAI: Environment Minister Ganesh Naik on Monday stayed the proposed sand dredging operations in the entire Konkan-Thane belt, Raigad, Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg districts, saying that without a no- objection certificate from the environment department, there will be no sand dredging activity.

2008-08-05 15:00:25

By Randal Edgar NARRAGANSETT -- In a perfect world, the long-awaited dredging of Narrow River would be good for the environment, good for boaters and good for the Town Beach.

2008-08-04 18:00:26

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (NASDAQ: GLDD) today announced that it will release its financial results for the quarter and six months ended June 30, 2008 on Thursday, August 7, 2008 at 7:00 a.m. C.D.T. A conference call with the Company will be held the same day at 10:00 a.m. C.D.T.

2008-08-04 09:00:31

By Ryan LaFontaine, The Sun Herald, Biloxi, Miss. Aug. 4--GULFPORT -- Large cranes are busy this week pulling more than 70,000 cubic yards of muck from the floor of the Small Craft Harbor, a necessary step if the city is to realize its dream of a world-class facility.

2008-08-02 21:00:11

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. _ New islands, rising from Lake Okeechobee like a bass fisherman's version of Atlantis, could become a tourist-attracting, economic alternative for the Florida city of Pahokee's life after U.S. Sugar. The state's proposed $1.75 billion buyout of U.S.

2008-07-31 00:00:00

Scientists are to carry out a study of the ecological and economic impact of the Lyme Bay fishing ban. Scallop dredging and bottom trawling were prohibited in around 10 per cent of the bay this month by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.

2008-07-30 18:00:32

ENVIRONMENTAL concerns about dredging should be given "a fair hearing" before plans for dredging more sand in the Bristol Channel go ahead, Plaid Cymru AM Chris Franks has said. Environmental campaigners argue that dredging for sand from the seabed depletes beaches.

2008-07-22 12:00:53

TORONTO, July 22, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Sierra Gold Corporation (Pink Sheets:SGCP) announced today that it has entered into an agreement to purchase an 8" dredge from a South African company.

2008-07-20 09:00:24

By RYAN HUTCHINS By Ryan Hutchins The Virginian-Pilot The Nags Head Board of Commissioners decided Friday not to pursue a potential project with the Army Corps of Engineers that would have put sand dredged from Oregon Inlet on town beaches.

2008-07-18 09:00:41

By RYAN HUTCHINS By Ryan Hutchins The Virginian-Pilot Nags Head Efforts to widen Nags Head beaches have failed over the years at the federal, county and local levels, but another idea goes on the table today.

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