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  • 7 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) is soliciting proposals for the Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion project. On March 6, CPRA released a Request for Statement of Interest and Qualifications (RSIQ) for eligible firms interested in providing engineering, surveying, and other technical support for the Mid-Barataria project. The Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion will be the first controlled […]

  • 8 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Wisconsin’s waters are benefiting from the hard work of public and private partners, with the latest progress coming on the Sheboygan River. Thanks to four major dredging projects coordinated by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and many partners, the first and most challenging of nine beneficial use impairments for […]

  • 14 July 2010

    Blasting will take place at a busy north-east harbour next week as work on a multimillion-pound port expansion enters its final phase. The massive Smith Embankment project at Peterhead is just weeks away from completion. Work to build a 650ft quay and 330ft breakwater at the busy Buchan port began in April last year, after […]

  • 25 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Thousands of jobs are on the horizon for Cairns, with dredging on the city’s $127 million shipping development now complete. Member for Cairns Michael Healy visited the Cairns Port today to meet with locals who worked on the project and farewell the 111m-long dredging ship Balder R, which was tasked with opening up the inlet […]

  • 28 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Gov. John Bel Edwards has just released details on proposed legislation for protecting and restoring Louisiana’s coast. These proposals are part of the governor’s legislative package that will be considered in the Regular Session that is set to begin on April 10. “This is a plan for all of Louisiana, not just one agency and […]

  • 18 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, invites the public to review and comment on the St. Johns County, Fla., Coastal Storm Risk Management Project draft feasibility study and environmental assessment. The study team, consisting of federal, state and local agency officials, assessed the feasibility of providing federal coastal storm risk management measures to […]

  • 20 April 2012

    Two U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District projects took top honors at the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) awards program in Washington, D.C. The Inner Harbor Navigation Canal (IHNC) Surge Barrier project won the esteemed “Grand Conceptor Award” for the most outstanding engineering achievement. The IHNC Surge Barrier project was also distinguished […]

  • 15 May 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District and its contractor will begin restoring the previously constructed Coastal Storm Damage Reduction project on Long Beach Island later this month. The Army Corps’ Philadelphia District awarded a $30.6 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company on April 24th to restore the previously constructed segments […]

  • 4 April 2014

    U.S. Senator Thad Cochran said there is a good chance that Congress will change the Obama administration’s recommended 17 percent budget reduction for the Army Corps of Engineers because it would unduly affect maritime commerce and flood safety projects in Mississippi and around the nation. Cochran has questioned how officials set priorities for commercial navigation, […]

  • 25 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    To support export growth and economic investment associated with international trade, the nation must develop a prioritization system, a merit-based budget process and predictable means of authorization for needed port infrastructure, the head of the South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) told members of a Congressional committee. Yesterday, the U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure’s […]

  • 11 November 2010

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is set to begin in the next few days two dredge projects intended to help commercial marine traffic that has been impeded by shoaling in the channels. And one of those projects that is expected to begin Friday – deepening the Morehead City Harbor at the ocean bar – […]

  • 11 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    On December 27, 2012, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced a proposed cleanup plan for the Gowanus Canal, which includes removing some of the contaminated sediment and capping dredged areas. The proposed plan also includes controls to prevent raw sewage overflows and other land-based sources of contamination from compromising the cleanup. The cost of the […]

  • 8 April 2019

    Port of Tanjung Pelepas Sdn Bhd (328719-K) is a large transhipment container terminal operating in Malaysia. The current port offers 14 berths totalling 5.04km of linear wharf length and associated container stacking yard area. PTP wishes to invite qualified and experienced contractors with the proven expertise to participate in the following tender exercise. CONTRACT FOR […]

  • 18 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    A decision on approving emergency repairs to coastal defenses and piers is currently being considered by Sunderland City Council’s cabinet. The council’s meeting, set for Wednesday 25 April, will hear how repairs are needed at the Old North Pier, New South Pier and Stonehill Wall following recent extreme storms. The repairs are being estimated at […]

  • 23 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Helping prevent a repeat of the 1997 flood has been the focus of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District’s Truckee Meadows Flood Control Project ever since. Now the district’s recommended plan is a big step closer to final Corps approval, after it was approved Dec. 17 at Corps headquarters’ civil works review board. […]

  • 8 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    At the fourth National Delta Congress, the prestigious American Franz Edelman Award was handed out to the Dutch consortium who won the award in April 2013 in Texas for the project ‘Economically Efficient Flood Standards to Protect the Netherlands against Flooding’. In the presence of Minister Schultz van Haegen, Anne Robinson, the President of the […]

  • 25 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Today, the first deep sea quay cranes of Rotterdam World Gateway (RWG) will complete their two-month journey from Shanghai to Rotterdam. With this special event, another milestone will be achieved in the development of the highly automated container terminal on Maasvlakte 2 that will open her gates in the second half of 2014. The deep […]

  • 15 April 2013

    The powerful, versatile, zero tail-swing 301.7D CR mini-excavator is ideally suited to working in restricted work areas and is the latest addition to the expanding range of Cat® mini excavators which feature powerful hydraulics and excellent service features. Productivity in Confined Areas The zero tail swing Cat® 301.7D CR can work comfortably in confined work […]

  • 19 April 2012

    A major scheme to reduce flood risk to thousands of homes and businesses on the Lincolnshire coast got underway at the weekend. Lincshore – the Environment Agency’s £6-million flagship scheme – began on Saturday with the arrival of the dredger Breughel, one of the biggest the project team has ever used. Mike Dugher, Environment Agency […]

  • 16 April 2012

    Each year the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) organises its International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation in various parts of the world. This intensive week-long course was recently presented in Recife (Brazil) from 19 to 23 March 2012. Over 40 participants including civil engineers, area managers, a port captain, site engineers and commercial managers, […]

  • 27 April 2012

    U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., secured $16.8 million for the Louisiana Coastal Area Program (LCA) to begin construction on LCA Ecosystem Restoration projects and $9.36 million to study future projects. The funding was included during a markup by the Senate Energy and Water Appropriations Subcommittee of the FY13 Energy and Water Development appropriations bill. […]

  • 26 April 2012

    Komatsu Ltd. today disclosed its consolidated business results (U.S. GAAP) for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2012 (FY2011) and announced a projection for next fiscal year. Results for the Fiscal Year Ended March 31, 2012 (FY2011) For the fiscal year ended March 31, 2012, consolidated net sales increased by 7.5% from the previous year, […]

  • 25 April 2012

    With the launch of HydroSpatial Base, the foundation data layer for all new HydroSpatial product range. SeaZone introduces SeaZone HydroSpatial 2 – A new era for marine mapping for GIS. SeaZone Solutions, developer of the world’s leading Marine Vector Map product: HydroSpatial, has released the first in a new series of marine mapping layers to […]

  • 25 April 2012

      The Port Commission of The Port of Houston Authority appointed Leonard D. Waterworth as Executive Director of the Port Authority at its regular monthly meeting yesterday. Waterworth was appointed interim executive director Jan. 30, 2012. Port Commission Chairman James T. Edmonds said that the Port Authority is fortunate to have someone with Waterworth’s unique […]

  • 20 April 2011
    Business & Finance

      Today, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) released, for the first time, its fiscal year 2010 scorecard on sustainability and energy performance. Using this scorecard as a benchmark, the USACE will identify and track the best opportunities to reduce pollution, improve efficiency, and cut costs. Under Executive Order 13514, President Obama directed Federal […]

  • 19 April 2012

    Congressman Fred Upton (R-St. Joseph) yesterday praised provisions of H.R. 4348 – a short-term extension of federal surface transportation programs – that provide a path forward for approval of the Keystone XL pipeline project as well as ensure future funding for vital harbor maintenance in southwest Michigan. Specifically, the extension would give the Federal Energy […]