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  1. News - China - SOUTH CHINA SEA

    China dredges channels near disputed islands as Beijing 'asserts stance on South China Sea'

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 05:04am by Teddy Ng

    ... Teddy Ng in Beijing teddy.ng@scmp.com Beijing clearing channels around Drummond Island in disputed chain to ease access for fishermen and supply boats, Xinhua says China dredging in Paracels, report says China is dredging navigation channels in a disputed area of the South China Sea in a move analysts say shows Beijing's increasingly assertive stance over its claims ...

  2. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Unesco criticises Australia’s decision to allow dredging of Great Barrier Reef

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 09:07pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian Canberra's decision could lead agency to place it on its 'in danger' list Unesco slams barrier reef dredging Unesco, the UN's heritage body, has heavily criticised an Australian federal government decision that would allow dredging of the Great Barrier Reef, and recommended that it should be placed on its "in danger" list next year unless ...

  3. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia permits dredge dumping near Great Barrier Reef for major coal port

    Posted Jan 31st 2014, 09:09pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Melbourne Australia’s Great Barrier Reef watchdog gave the green light on Friday for millions of cubic metres of dredged mud to be dumped near the fragile reef to create ... on the reef, certainly not to be adding further stress to it by dumping 3 million tonnes of sediment on it.” If all the dredged material were dumped on land, the pile would be bigger than the Great ...

  4. Dredging company sets price right at the bottom

    Posted Jun 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Toh Han Shih hanshih.toh@scmp.com Xiangyu Dredging Holdings, a small player in the mainland's dredging market, has set the price for its Hong Kong listing at the bottom of the price ... over-subscribed', Xiangyu Dredging said. It has made an over-allocation of 3.7 million shares in its international offering. Xiangyu, China's largest private dredging company, accounted for just 2.4 ...

  5. Xiangyu Dredging plummets to new low

    Posted Jun 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Toh Han Shih Hanshih.toh@scmp.com Xiangyu Dredging Holdings, which started trading yesterday, plumbed new depths of poor market debuts as it suffered a 23.2 per cent drop from its initial ... warned. 'That could have a negative impact on the share price.' 2.4% The proportion of China's dredging market that Xiangyu accounts for, despite being the nation's largest ...

  6. Mass dredging works raise fears for harbour

    Posted Sep 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai A host of big engineering projects due to start beneath the waters of Victoria Harbour this year and next have raised fears over what effects the collective dredging operation might have on marine life and water quality. The seabed, from east to west, will undergo a massive transformation as various projects involving dredging start almost simultaneously. ...

  7. Dredging to make way for mega ships

    Posted May 15th 2008, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So Kwai Tsing Container Terminals, the world's third-busiest port, is to carry out a massive dredging operation to accommodate a new generation of mega vessels, a senior ... with a capacity to carry 13,000 20-foot containers. The dredging, which will not be completed until 2012, will deepen the channel, as well as the basin, to 17 metres from 15.5 metres. 'Currently, ...

  8. Ecological fears over Kwai Chung dredging

    Posted Oct 24th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai Millions of cubic metres of contaminated sediment will be dredged from the seabed at Kwai Chung to allow larger vessels to dock, but an academic warns the move may pose ... on environmental chemistry at City University, said dredging the seabed could distribute heavy metals into the water, which could later re-enter the food chain. Professor Lam said Kwai Chung ...

  9. CLP Power restricts dredging to benefit white dolphins

    Posted Aug 19th 2008, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu Endangered Chinese white dolphins can expect a better environment in which to mate after CLP Power said dredging work for its proposed terminal on South Soko Island would ... the island- between October and January next year. Dredging will also be barred between March and August, the breeding season of the threatened Chinese white dolphin. When piling and dredging ...

  10. Crackdown on river dredging

    Posted Sep 21st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... He Huifeng Guangdong has stepped up a crackdown on sand dredging in rivers since the partial collapse of the Jiujiang Bridge, in which nine people died, Xinhua reported yesterday. Provincial departments launched the joint campaign to control sand-mining operations after the June 15 disaster. The water resources department has fined 850 boat operators for illegal sand dredging ...




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