This dredging seminar and dredge equipment exhibition is in furtherance of helping the fledgling find tools for the trade. know more about the programme. Special accommodation arrangements are now available for attendees from far places.
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How Dredging Supply Company makes Dredgers

A tour of Dredging Supply Company's Plant at Reserve, Louisiana, with an exclusive interview with Bob Wetta, President of DSC.... More

Govt raises peace panel for Niger Delta .

To begin to calm the crisis of the Niger Delta, Nigeria’s federal government has set up the Niger Delta Peace and Conflict Resolution Committee. Vice President Goodluck Jonathan inaugurated the committee at Government House, Port Harcourt, Rivers State in early July 2007. The committee is to recommend to the Federal Government how the issues of the Niger Delta would be addressed adequately....More on Nigerian oil and gas report.


NIGERIAN DREDGING LAW:


Who is to Collect Royalty on Mining: NIWA or Solid Minerals Ministry?
Dredger Repairs in Nigeria, what is involved?

Starting from his employment by National Westminster Dredging in the 1980s, Engr Otuya has today cut a niche for himself as a man-Friday in Nigerian dredging. As usual in his line of trade, he has to traverse the environs of the Niger Delta and claims that many times he has been kidnapped and released…so many times that the kidnap masterminds know him very well.....More

Dredging Contractor blames gods and goddesses for slow pace of work.

Local media reports an interesting case of a N500m (about $4m) contract awarded by the Anambra State Government in Nigeria for the dredging and sweeping of the Nwangene-Otumoye Creek in Onitsha which the contractor claims was being hindered by gods and goddesses....More

 

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Editorial:
The need for dredgers to flood the Niger Delta!
Much has been said about the quantum of dredging that has to go on in the Niger Delta if physical development is to succeed in that marshy part of the world. But as many experienced commentators have pointed out, the number of dredgers now working in the area to achieve the set milestones is far too few to make the desired impact.More

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Charles Sinunu, DSC
Dada Ganiyu, Kofa International

Ben Akuete, M&T Bank
Gene O'Brien
Akin Fayose
Richard Ntang, Nigerian Dredgers Association...

 

 
 

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