The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) announced recently that its International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation will take place from March 26-30th 2017 in Abu Dhabi.
Spain’s Doñana wetland received a reprieve today when authorities committed not to allow dredging of a river essential to the World Heritage site’s health. In a report to UNESCO, the country stated that a plan to deepen the Guadalquivir River to allow larger commercial ships will not be authorized.
Dredging has begun in the Cuyahoga River shipping channel for the first time in more than a year.
The Special Economic Zone Authority at Duqm (SEZAD) has awarded contracts totalling RO 705 million to date — a figure that is set to soar on the back of a plethora of new infrastructure and utility contracts due to be tendered out over the coming 12-plus months.
NMDC Ltd, country’s largest iron ore producer and exporter in public sector, will be setting up an iron ore crushing plant and more downhill conveyor systems at its Bailadila Iron Ore Mines at its Kirandul Complex in Dantewada district which is a bastion of Leftist insurgents.
The Army Corps of Engineers will conduct emergency dredging operations along a stretch of the lower Kennebec River between Phippsburg and Bath.
The technology group Wärtsilä has signed a five-year technical management and services agreement with Songa Offshore for four Cat-D type semi-submersible drilling rigs operating in the North Sea. Through the partnership with Wärtsilä, Songa Offshore ensures optimal performance and maximum availability of the Wärtsilä engines and thrusters on board the drilling rigs, which operate in extremely harsh conditions. This is possible with real-time knowledge of the actual condition of the equipment, provided by Wärtsilä’s digital offering.
Senator Lisa Murkowski said President Donald Trump is interested in opening up new coastal waters for oil and gas drilling and reversing Obama-era policies that restrict energy development in Alaska.