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February 23rd, 2011
Sand Dredging Companies in Bahrain to be Monitored Via GPS

Companies extracting sand from Bahrain’s seas will now be monitored through a Global Positioning System (GPS) to avoid theft and other violations, Municipalities and Urban Planning Affairs Minister Dr Juma Al Ka’abi said. He said all dredging companies would be obliged to have GPS on their boats as they extracted sand to ensure they did not stray out of the approved zone – destroying marine life in the process. The amount of time they spend dredging will also be monitored to ensure they stick within agreed limits. Read More