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USA: Officials Call for Northeast Ohio Dredging Projects

USA: Officials Call for Northeast Ohio Dredging Projects

U.S. Senators Rob Portman (R-Ohio) and Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio), along with Congressman Dave Joyce (R-Ohio), sent a letter to Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Jo-Ellen Darcy urging her to push for a swift solution that will allow dredging of Northeast Ohio’s waterways to begin next month. Following statements by the U.S. Army […]

Top News – April 14 to 20, 2014

Top News – April 14 to 20, 2014

Van Oord Takes Over Dravo S. A. (Spain) Van Oord, a leading international contractor specialising in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects, has acquired all shares of its Spanish subsidiary Dravo S.A.   UK: Boskalis Begins Port of Felixstowe Dredging Work has started at the Port of Felixstowe on the latest expansion of the UK’s largest […]

USA: Deputy District Engineer Earns D.WRE Certification

USA: Deputy District Engineer Earns D.WRE Certification

Dr. Edmond J. Russo Jr., P.E., D.CE, D.NE, deputy district engineer for Programs and Project Management for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, was named a Diplomate, Water Resources Engineer (D.WRE) of the American Academy of Water Resources Engineers (AAWRE), a subsidiary of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) after earning the […]

Waterways Development Projects Continue in South Sudan

Waterways Development Projects Continue in South Sudan

Egypt’s Water Resources and Irrigation Minister Mohamed Abdel-Motleb said that his ministry is continuing the development projects in the fields of water resources and irrigation in South Sudan to clean up the main waterways in the Bahr El-Ghazal area. The projects include establishment of a number of river ports to link together all main cities […]

Anna Maria Island Receives New Sand (USA)

Anna Maria Island Receives New Sand (USA)

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, recently completed the Anna Maria Island renourishment project. At an estimated cost of $12.3 million, the project was one of the largest renourishment events awarded by the district as part of the Flood Control and Coastal Emergency program. Dredging and placement operations on Anna Maria began in […]

UAE: VOSTA LMG to Take Part at SMEM Conference

UAE: VOSTA LMG to Take Part at SMEM Conference

VOSTA LMG, a leading engineering and contracting company which serves the worldwide dredging industry, will attend the Seatrade Middle East Maritime (SMEM) conference. This event will take place in the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, from 28-30 October 2014. VOSTA LMG staff will be there to inform attendees about the company’s broad spectrum of […]

Gdansk to Host DredgDikes (Poland)

Gdansk to Host DredgDikes (Poland)

The second DredgDikes conference will be held in Gdansk, Poland, 5-6 June 2014, and will be devoted to recent developments in flood protection. Particular emphasis will be put on the application of the new materials (including anthropogenic ones), improved geo-engineering technologies for increased efficiency of dikes and other flood protection structures. Other important aspects to be dealt with include modelling and monitoring […]

UK: Transport Minister Inspects Flood Recovery Projects

UK: Transport Minister Inspects Flood Recovery Projects

Transport Minister Robert Goodwill has visited Yorkshire and the Humber estuary to discover how the areas are recovering from damage caused by the recent severe weather. At the Port of Immingham, the largest by tonnage in the UK, he spoke to owners Associated British Ports and viewed the ongoing works to improve its resilience to […]

VIDEO: Congressman Backs Up Florida Renourishment Projects (USA)

VIDEO: Congressman Backs Up Florida Renourishment Projects (USA)

Congressman David W. Jolly (FL-13) recently called on members of the U.S. House to support the Senate version of the recently-passed Water Resources Reform and Development Act that would extend the federal authorization of the 50-year ongoing renourishment project in Treasure Island, Florida. Beach renourishment funding in Pinellas County also provides for the district’s economy […]

USA: Galveston District Prepares Sabine Neches Dredging Plan

USA: Galveston District Prepares Sabine Neches Dredging Plan

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, plans to announce a tender for removal of about 957,000 cubic yards of material from the Sabine Neches Waterway. Anticipated solicitation issuance date is on or about 13 June 2014, and the estimated proposal due date will be on or about 18 July 2014. The estimated cost […]







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