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  • 10 August 2012

    Working around the clock, five dredgers directed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are battling extreme low-water conditions along the Mississippi River to keep commercial navigation moving on America’s super highway. With dredgers moving rapidly from one trouble spot to another to keep up with dynamic low water operational demands, the Corps is also […]

  • 5 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Prime Minister David Cameron has visited the site where flood and coastal specialist VBA, on behalf of the Environment Agency, is helping life get back to normal for residents in Croston. The joint venture which comprises VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and Atkins were instructed to complete emergency repair works by the Environment Agency. They have been […]

  • 24 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, has announced a plan for the Joint Base Charleston Channel dredging program. The work consists of: – Maintenance dredging of approximately 1,242,000 cubic yards of unclassified material from the Joint Base Charleston Channel located in Berkeley County, South Carolina; – Dredging of 50,000 cubic yards of unclassified material […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dare County yesterday announced the latest update on their Buxton Beach Nourishment Project, saying that Weeks Construction crew members started returning to the job site and if conditions allow, pre-dredging data collection will begin soon. The hopper dredger R. N. Weeks is scheduled to arrive over the weekend and the goal is for this dredge to […]

  • 25 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Buxton beach nourishment project is slated to being in the next few weeks, the Dare County said in its latest announcement. “Weeks Marine, the contractor for the Buxton beach nourishment project, plans to begin mobilizing equipment and pipes in early May. Equipment and pipes will be stored near the south end of the project area […]

  • 30 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    This spring’s beach management activities at Hayling Island which consist of recycling beach material from Gunner Point and the Coast Guard Revetment to the Eastoke frontage are now complete, Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) reports.  Contractor Les Searle Group moved over 33,000m³ of material for Havant Borough Council, making impressive progress in just three weeks. […]

  • 7 March 2011

    WEDA Board of Directors recently approved the establishment of an Annual WEDA Environmental Award. This Award will be presented to whoever, in the opinion of the WEDA Environmental Commission, has: “Promoted communication and understanding of environmental issues and stimulated new solutions associated with dredging and placement of dredged materials such that dredging projects, including navigation and […]

  • 11 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Port Metro Vancouver is continuing field studies in March 2016 as part of ongoing environmental and technical work for the Container Capacity Improvement Program. The Container Capacity Improvement Program was announced in 2011, and is Port Metro Vancouver’s long-term strategy to ensure the timely delivery of required infrastructure to meet anticipated growth in the container […]

  • 21 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Greens are saddened that Arrow Energy workers are the latest victims of the Queensland CSG industry’s unsustainable pace, which has been spurred on by government at the expense of other industries and the environment. “Both the state and federal governments have allowed the CSG industry to expand so quickly that it has proved […]

  • 9 December 2010

    State and federal officials gathered in Pointe Coupee Parish on Tuesday night to reaffirm their commitment to restoring False River’s … By KORAN ADDO (2theadvocate) [mappress] Source: 2theadvocate, December 9, 2010;

  • 28 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, recently awarded a contract for dredging at Duluth-Superior Harbor in western Lake Superior on the Minnesota-Wisconsin border. The more than $2 million contract was awarded to Roen Salvage Co., from Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. The contract (award number W911XK20C0014) is to dredge approximately 120,000 cubic yards of material […]

  • 15 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    VOSTA LMG successfully delivered Crossover ball joints to several customers in the Middle East. The Crossover ball joint is a new and efficient dredge ball joint that provides optimal flow performance. Through computational fluid dynamics (CFD) the frictional losses and turbulence have been reduced to a minimum. Conventional dredge ball joints act like a ball […]

  • 3 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The APT Global group has launched a new and improved line of dredge ball joints. The in-house developed design has been named the Maximus ball joint and will become part of the APT Global product portfolio. The Maximus dredge ball joint is the result of extensive Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and provides more balanced stress […]

  • 17 November 2010

    Panama Canal Authority (ACP) Administrator/CEO Alberto Alemán Zubieta and Port of Galveston Director Steven M. Cernak signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) during an official ceremony in Panama City, Panama today. Held at the ACP Administration Building and attended by senior officials, the event marked the beginning of a new partnership between the two entities. […]

  • 14 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A public comment period for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Grays Harbor Navigation Improvement Project draft limited reevaluation report including a draft supplemental Environmental Impact Statement has been extended through April 8. The Corps investigated the feasibility of dredging the channel from the South Reach upstream to Cow Point to its fully legislatively authorized […]

  • 1 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Croatian shipbuilder Uljanik has completed installation of the cutter ladder for Newbuilding 500, a self-propelled cutter suction dredger the shipyard is constructing for their longtime partner Jan De Nul Group. The shipyard reported that on Monday, July 31st the cutter ladder – one of the most complex parts of the ship – was successfully installed. According to the yard, it […]

  • 15 February 2010

    RATTLESNAKE POINT — Without Jason Thibodaux’s help, the Rio Grande would have a hard time making it past this sediment-choked desert flood plain. [mappress] Source: Albuquerque Journal, February 14, 2010

  • 1 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    During the Europort exhibition in Rotterdam from 5 November up to 8 November 2013, VOSTA LMG will launch two innovative product developments. Following the successful launch of the Greenforce ball joint at the Europort 2011, this year VOSTA LMG will launch the Crossover ball joint and an innovation for the cutting systems. The Crossover ball […]

  • 27 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Buffalo District conducted the annual Presque Isle beach walk at Presque Isle State Park in Erie, PA, on April 22, 2020. Data collected on the walk will help determine the scope of the District’s annual sand nourishment project at Presque Isle. The Presque Isle sand nourishment project’s primary objective […]

  • 19 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) reported that despite efforts to agree with Grupo Unidos por el Canal, S.A. (GUPC) to resume work on the new locks project, positions between the parties remain apart. The ACP considered this week critical to make a decision in order for the construction to restart as soon as possible. This […]

  • 17 July 2012

    The Association of Bay Area Governments and the Coastal Sediment Management Workgroup invite the public to provide input on a Coastal Regional Sediment Management Plan being developed for Fort Point, San Francisco, to Point San Pedro, Pacifica, at two identical meetings to be held in July, 2012. “Regional sediment management” refers to sand. These meetings […]

  • 8 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has introduced a plan for the Rouge River maintenance dredging project. According to the plan, the dredged materials will be placed into Cell#3 and Cell#5 of Pointe Mouillee Confined Disposal Facility. The project is estimated to cost between $1 million and $5 million. The solicitation for this dredging […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Crucial works to repair and rebuild a sea wall at Shortland’s Bluff will help prevent coastal erosion caused by storm surges and protect navigational aids at Queenscliff. The $150,000 works managed by the Victorian Government were completed prior to Easter and will help defend the seawall and coastal assets before the onset of powerful winter […]

  • 22 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, Martin County and the Town of Jupiter Island made significant progress toward achieving a long term management agreement for the St. Lucie Inlet. County Commissioners approved a new Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the county and the Town of Jupiter Island, taking a first step relating to a cooperative plan for managing the valuable Inlet […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) and SAAM S.A. (SAAM) have announced that they have successfully created a joint harbor towage operation within the American Continent in Brazil, Mexico, Canada and Panama. The intended partnership, which is between SMIT, a wholly owned subsidiary of Boskalis, and SAAM, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sociedad Matriz SAAM S.A. […]

  • 28 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    JAXPORT Board Chairman Joe York and CEO Brian Taylor joined U.S. Congresswoman Corrine Brown, U.S. Congressman Ander Crenshaw, State Representative Lake Ray and U.S. Army Corps Commander and District Engineer Alan Dodd in announcing that the port’s two critical harbor improvement projects, Mile Point and deepening, are moving forward. Here’s what government, industry and local […]