European Marine Sand and Gravel Group

The European Marine Sand and Gravel Group (established in 1998) provides a forum for the exchange, dissemination and consideration of information for all those with an involvement in marine sand and gravel.

Knowledge sharing workshop - DENMARK
22 March 2019, Copenhagen 

For 20 years, EMSAGG workshops have been hosted in different European countries. This workshop will consider the demand and sources of marine aggregate and their sustainable extraction. Workshops are focussed on the host country, but also include presentations on policies and practices in relation to marine sand and gravel extraction across Europe. Find out more and book your FREE place.


Update of the indexation for A guide to cost standards for dredging equipment (CIRIA C684)
This publication gives the replacement value ex-works, yard or importer and exclusive of VAT, in Europe on 1 January 2009 for serveral types of dredging equipment. The values given in this publication have now been indexed as per 1 January 2016.

Highly commended: The International Levee Handbook (CIRIA C731)
To recognise the geotechnical work undertaken as part of the ILH, this project was entered for the International Category in the 2014 Ground Engineering Awards alongside other major international geotechnical projects.


CIRIA provides secretariat support to EMSAGG, including organising and producing
events, meetings, bulletins and managing the EMSAGG website.
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