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Contract Signed For Dredging Of Arklow Port

27th April 2014
Contract Signed For Dredging Of Arklow Port

#ArklowHarbour - Arklow Harbour is set to be dredged for the first time in 15 years this June after a €2.2 million contract for the job with Clare-based L&M Keating Ltd was officially signed earlier this month.

Wicklow News reports that the works were finally approved after a permit from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for dumping an expected 60,000 tonnes of dredged soil from the harbour out at sea.

Arklow mayor Tommy Annesley said the dredging plans, which follow similar works in Wicklow Harbour, showed a “great commitment to the future of Arklow Port”.

Wicklow News has more on the story HERE.

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