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Nigerian Dredging Summit 2008

August 4-6, 2008.

Lagos Nigeria.

Details of this year's
edition of the Summit.

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In the News:

The rising price of Lagos sand:

Between NIWA and the Lagos State Government: Who Controls Sand Dredging and Waterfronts in Lagos? It started first as a clampdown by the Lagos state government against all dredging sites in Ajah in late 2007. But by early 2008, some agencies of the Lagos State government began to lay claim to being the rightful agency to control dredging activities in the state. More

A special focus on the future of dredging and sand mining in Lagos Nigeria

How face-off between Lagos state government, dredging companies and federal agencies will keep sand prices costly for now... ... More

Work Begins on Brass LNG Project
Brass Liquefied Natural Gas Company has signed a work contract with the people of Twon Brass, Okpoama and Ewoama communities in Bayelsa State, for clearing of the construction site for the LNG plants in Brass. The signing, which signals  commencement of work on the multimillion dollar project...more.

Kidnappers of lawmaker’s mum get 10 yrs each in jail..

A Federal High Court in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State, has sentenced to ten years each, four out of the seven kidnappers arraigned over the kidnap of Madam Goldcoast Dickson, the 63- year-old mother of Hon Seriake Dickson representing Sagbama-Ekeremor federal constituency...more

International Dredging Briefs…

Van Oord completes The World

Dredging and marine contractor Van Oord has completed the prestigious land reclamation project The World in the Emirate of Dubai. The World is a group of 300 artificial islands 4km off the coast of Dubai that have been shaped in the form of the ...more

Nigerian Dredging & Inter-Modal Transport Digest.

Senate may review laws on waterways, solid minerals

The Senate Committee on Marine Transport has assured the managing director of National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) that it will review the Solid Minerals Act passed in 2007 and the subsisting National Inland Waterways Act to remove conflicts in the two laws. The NIWA Managing Director, Mr Zubairu Yakubu, had complained to the Committee...more




1st Quarter 2008

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The Lagos Dredging Problem:
What is Over dredging?

It is no longer news that the government of Lagos State is out to settle accounts with many dredge operators in the state perceived to be doing things contrary to the right-hand side of the law. Since late November 2007, many dredging and sand stockpile sites have been stopped from operation...more

Other Articles & Interviews

P.L. Carrodano

Understanding Musa Danjuma

Role of Surveying in the Dredging Industry

G.B Liman: Of Myth, Reality and Resource Control

Dredging Law: A judgment on sand mining royalty collection in Nigeria



Nigerian Dredging Summit 07

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