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  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.

Upcoming online events
EMSAGG will be hosting a series of webinars throughout 2023, so stay tuned for future updates!

Sand and sustainability in the marine sector

This webinar will feature a series of engaging presentations, headlined by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), focused on sand and sustainability within the marine aggregates sector. Following the launch of UNEPs report on the topic in 2022, expert speakers will discuss the wider industry response one year on, featuring guest presentations from the European Marine Sand and Gravel Group (EMSAGG) and its network.

Find out more about this event and book your FREE place please click here



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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