Equipment & Technology

Kier Nabs Important Waterways Contract (UK)

Kier Nabs Important Waterways Contract (UK)

Kier has agreed a new £25m per annum contract with the Canal & River Trust to carry out important engineering and construction works on the nation’s 200-year-old canal network. The National Engineering & Construction Contract (NECC) will initially run for six years, with options to extend up to a maximum of 10 years. This longer […]

Thailand: Dredging to Solve Khao Ta Reservoir Problems

Thailand: Dredging to Solve Khao Ta Reservoir Problems

The Irrigation Department and Prachuap Khirikhan Province have united to resolve sewage problems in Khao Ta Reservoir, following a Royal Initiative Project, by dredging the ground and increasing the amount of oxygen dissolved in the water for improved quality in the future. The Irrigation Department has begun the Khao Ta Reservoir development and improvement project […]

Egypt: Huge Turnout Expected for Suez Canal Certificates

Egypt: Huge Turnout Expected for Suez Canal Certificates

Governor of the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) Hisham Ramez announced on Sunday issuance of investment certificates for the New Suez Canal Project. Ramez said that Cabinet’s economic group has agreed on issuing investment certificates of the New Suez Canal project and that the issue was raised to President Abdel Fattah El Sisi. He expected […]

Plaquemines Parish to Host Meeting on Dredging

Plaquemines Parish to Host Meeting on Dredging

Officials in Plaquemines Parish will hold a community meeting on Tuesday, September 9th to discuss dredging and debris removal projects underway in the parish. The meeting is set for 5 p.m. at the Lake Hermitage Fire Station. Parish authorities say residents can voice concerns about work being done near the Suzie Bayou, Deer Range, Woodpark […]

Picture of the Day: New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway Dredging

Picture of the Day: New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway Dredging

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its contractor are restoring marsh on Ring Island near Stone Harbor, N.J. as part of a demonstration project. USACE and its contractor are dredging the New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway and beneficially using the material to restore marsh land and critical ecological habitat owned and managed by the state […]

Bangladesh Delta Plan Formulation Project Launched

Bangladesh Delta Plan Formulation Project Launched

Planning Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal formally launched the Bangladesh Delta Plan Formulation Project in Dhaka on 27 August 2014. The launching ceremony was organized by the General Economics Division of the Planning Commission of the Government of Bangladesh. In addition to representatives of various government ministries and agencies of Bangladesh, the Government of the Netherlands, […]

Russia: Officials Discuss Possibilities for Construction of Seaports

Russia: Officials Discuss Possibilities for Construction of Seaports

The Ambassador of the Republic of Sudan Omer Dahab Fadl Mohamed recently visited JSC Lenmorniiproekt. During the meeting, the officials discussed possible participation of consortium in structure: JSC Lenmorniiproekt, JSC Sevzaptransproyekt and JSC TOMS-engineering in implementation of large state projects in the territory of the East African state. The Ambassador of the Republic of Sudan and representatives of the companies also discussed […]

AMCS: Abbot Point Dumping Backflip Welcomed

AMCS: Abbot Point Dumping Backflip Welcomed

The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has today welcomed reports of a backdown from port proponents Adani and GVK to avoid dumping dredge spoil in the Great Barrier Reef’s waters but said that there is a long way to go before the Reef is protected from port expansions. Felicity Wishart, the AMCS Great Barrier Reef […]

Southsea Seafront Repair Project Completed (UK)

Southsea Seafront Repair Project Completed (UK)

During the winter storms of 2013/14, areas of revetment along Southsea Seafront sustained significant damage. Repairs for the revetment, costing approximately £40,000, around the Blue Reef Aquarium, Southsea Castle & Clarence Beach were recently completed. The contract for repair was awarded to Colas Ltd, under the Coastal Engineering Minor Works Framework. During the storm period, some […]

Van Oord: New SRI Vessel for Offshore Division

Van Oord: New SRI Vessel for Offshore Division

Van Oord has ordered a new subsea rock installation vessel. Sinopacific Shipbuilding Group Shanghai will build the vessel at its Ningbo yard in China. The vessel will be delivered in 2016. Subsea rock installation is a proven technique for the protection and stabilisation of offshore structures and pipelines, and is one of Van Oord’s main activities […]







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