Project Updates

Fond du Lac’s Lakeside Park Dredging Project Completed

Fond du Lac’s Lakeside Park Dredging Project Completed

PCi Dredging of Minocqua, WI, a subsidiary of Peterson Companies, Inc., has completed a million dollar dredging project at Lakeside Park, the crown jewel of Fond du Lac’s park system. The dredging operation, which started in December 2013 and just wrapped up last week, removed around 70,000 cubic yards of silt material from 7,000 feet […]

Boskalis Keeps up Good Work in Cowes

Boskalis Keeps up Good Work in Cowes

Work on the new Cowes breakwater progresses extremely well with CHC’s contractors Boskalis Westminster currently on stage 4 of the 2014 programme, the installation of the breakwater’s gravel core up to approximately 4 meters above chart datum. The dredger Sospan Dau delivers up to to five loads of gravel per day which is then sprayed […]

Augustine Beach Boat Ramp to Open for Labor Day Weekend

Augustine Beach Boat Ramp to Open for Labor Day Weekend

The Augustine Beach Boat Ramp near Port Penn and adjacent intertidal beach located on the south side of the existing groin, which has been closed for maintenance dredging of the boat ramp access channel, will be open for the long Labor Day weekend. The boat ramp, closed Monday through Thursday each week since Aug. 4, […]

Van Oord Starts Coastal Protection Work in Kent

Van Oord Starts Coastal Protection Work in Kent

Rocks are being delivered as work starts on the £30m scheme to protect 1,400 properties at Broomhill Sands Coastal Defense Scheme in Kent. The Environment Agency has appointed Team Van Oord to construct the scheme, which will cover 2.4km of beach from the Suttons, Camber to the western boundary of Lydd Ranges and will include: […]

USACE Moves Forward with HSDR Project (USA)

USACE Moves Forward with HSDR Project (USA)

Jacksonville District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, has received unanimous approval by a senior government panel to move forward with the final state and agency review on the Flagler County, Fla., Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction (HSDR) Project. The Civil Works Review Board, which convened in Washington D.C., received a detailed presentation from the Jacksonville […]

Dredging on Somerset Levels Enters Final Phase

Dredging on Somerset Levels Enters Final Phase

The Environment Agency has dredged 4 km (8 km of river bank) of the Parrett and Tone and is now passing halfway in the dredging operation. The dredging is being undertaken using a mixture of floating equipment, large excavators mounted on the riverbanks and even amphibious dredgers. This range of equipment is needed to cope […]

Top News – August 18 to 24, 2014

Top News – August 18 to 24, 2014

Russia: Photo Report on Sabetta Port Dredging   Dredging works in Sabetta are being implemented in more challenging environment than a year ago.   Construction Starts on Super Suction Dredger   Construction of the “Junyang 1″, a super suction dredger ordered by CCCC Guangzhou Dredging Co., Ltd., has recently been initiated in the Netherlands.   […]

Iloilo City New Terminal Completed

Iloilo City New Terminal Completed

The completed new terminal for ferries and roll on-roll off (RORO) vessels will be inaugurated on September 5, 2014 in Lapuz, Iloilo City. This was announced by Ilonggo Senate President Franklin M. Drilon after the project’s successful dry run last August 15th, reported today PNA. The more than $4.5 million worth project was put up […]

FDEP: USACE Faces Penalties for Damaging Corals

FDEP: USACE Faces Penalties for Damaging Corals

In response to numerous permit violation complaints and threats of litigation regarding the Miami Port dredging project, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) performed site inspection dives on July 22 and 23, 2014. A 39 page FDEP report issued on August 18, details significant coral mortality and habitat destruction caused by silt generated from […]

Financial Boost for Dredging Projects in Quebec

Financial Boost for Dredging Projects in Quebec

The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, has announced $10.3 million to support improvement projects at small craft harbors in Quebec. This investment will support the following projects: The beginning of a multiyear project involving breakwater construction and the installation of floating wharves at Harrington Harbor; Widening of the wharf at Mingan; Construction […]







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