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  • 18 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis and Contract Drilling and Blasting have successfully initiated their first test blast for the City of Ketchikan on the Removal of Berth II Rock Pinnacle Project in Ketchikan, Alaska. Crews officially started drilling operations yesterday. The purpose of the project is to drill/blast and dredge approximately 1-acre of rock down to elevation -41.5′ […]

  • 29 July 2019
    Business & Finance

     MAXAM, a global technology company specializing in energetic materials and blasting solutions, has successfully concluded underwater blasting for the Singapore Port extension, a project awarded to DIAP-Daelim JV (DDJV), with the support of Asia Tunneling & Construction Pte Ltd. The operation consists of reclaiming 294 hectares from the sea for the construction of an […]

  • 25 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Wasa Dredging, a Finnish marine offshore and inland water construction contractor, is currently executing a small but demanding project in Sandnessjøen, Norway. For the works, Wasa has mobilized combined dredging/blasting pontoon Hector, two barges (Miika II and Dana II) and two tugboats. The scope of work consists of dredging and disposing of 1.000m³ polluted masses, careful […]

  • 18 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Baltic Connector Oy said in its latest release that the excavation works for the Balticconnector project were completed earlier this week. According to the official announcement, in the following days, the operations will continue with blasting work in the outer archipelago, around 20 kilometers from the shore. “By beginning preparatory work in July, we were able to save enough time […]

  • 28 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging and blasting operations are set to start again during this week on the Port of Rauma Rihtniemi channel, according to the Finnish Transport Agency (FTA). This cleanup scheme, stopped due to winter season, will continue with the dredging of soft material, FTA said. Blasting operations will continue in May and June and a newly built […]

  • 17 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company are conducting rock blasting operations on the Delaware River. The Corps just released this photo of the clamshell dredger No. 54 during the removal of rock fragments from areas where blasting operations have already been completed near Marcus Hook, PA. […]

  • 13 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) has just published a new ‘Facts About’ publication on underwater drilling and blasting. ‘Facts About’ is a series of concise, easy-to-read leaflets which give an effective overview of essential facts about specific dredging and maritime construction subjects. Each leaflet provides a kind of ‘management summary’ for stakeholders who […]

  • 11 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, and its contractor Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company began rock blasting operations last month as part of the project to deepen the channel of the Delaware River. This phase of the program involves fracturing of rock by controlled underwater blasting so it can be removed mechanically. After blasting, […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, recently completed planned drilling and underwater blasting in the Arthur Kill Channel between the New York Container Terminal, Staten Island, NY and Elizabeth, NJ. For the last time, in this contract area, the contractor, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, carefully drilled holes in the shale […]

  • 1 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has completed planned drilling and underwater blasting in the Arthur Kill Channel between the New York Container Terminal, Staten Island NY and Elizabeth, NJ. The drilling and blasting which was completed during the last week in April 2014 was necessary to loosen hard rock for removal. […]

  • 26 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    As an important part of the New York Harbor dredging project, blasting program in the Kill Van Kull off Bayonne will proceed for at least another three weeks, according to nj.com. This work will be undertaken between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. and no blasting will be performed on Sundays or Federal Holidays. To remove […]

  • 9 October 2011

    The Chinese contractors have proposed ‘Controlled Underwater Blasting’ methodology for completion of dredging at Karachi Port Trust (KPT)…   (dailytimes) [mappress] Source: dailytimes October 9, 2011;

  • 30 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Wasa Dredging, a Finnish water construction company, has just released this beautiful photo from the ongoing Kokkola Harbor and Fairway Deepening Project in Finland.  Under the contract, signed in late July 2018, Wasa Dredging is responsible for dredging of the harder materials and heavily polluted soils, drilling and blasting of rock and removal of unexploded ordnance […]

  • 25 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Ports of Auckland (POAL) has applied to Auckland Council for consent to deepen the city’s shipping channel and a resource consent hearing on the matter will be held next week. Auckland’s population is forecast to grow significantly, with a million more people expected to live here by 2050. More people means more demand for the […]

  • 27 May 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has won two dredging contracts in Finland with a combined contract value of EUR 32 million. The contracts were awarded by the Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency, the Port of Helsinki and the City of Helsinki. In the Port of Helsinki, Boskalis will deepen de Vuosaari fairway and harbor basin from […]

  • 24 January 2020
    Business & Finance

     The Port of Kokkola Ltd and the Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency VAYLA have just presented the latest video update from the ongoing Kokkola Harbor and Fairway Deepening Project in Finland.  Under the contract, signed in late July 2018, Wasa Dredging is responsible for dredging of the harder materials and heavily polluted soils, drilling and […]

  • 14 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis and Contract Drilling and Blasting successfully wrapped up the final production blast on the Ketchikan Pinnacle Removal Project in Alaska yesterday. A few days of dredging out that blasted rock and the crews will be headed back to the Columbia River, J.E. McAmis said in their latest project update. Crews officially started drilling […]

  • 5 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Wasa Dredging, a Finnish water construction company, has just released the latest update from the Pampus container and breakbulk terminal project in the Norrköping, Sweden. Works are progressing according to plan in the Port of Norrköping, where Wasa Dredging as the main contractor – besides dredging works – also performs the removal of contaminated masses […]

  • 6 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Wasa Dredging, Finnish specialists in underwater blasting and dredging, is gearing up to kick off a dredging project in Farsund, Norway. According to Wasa, for this over $4 million cleanup program they plan to use the combined dredger and drilling rig Hector, split barges Miika II and Dana II and a tugboat. Scope of the […]

  • 28 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Wasa Dredging, a Finnish water construction company, is making final preparations to begin a dredging project at the Pampus container and breakbulk terminal in the Norrköping Harbor, Sweden. According to Wasa, for this $9.3 million cleanup program they will use the backhoe dredger Harald, combined dredger and drilling rig Boulder, split-barges Jenna and Laura and […]

  • 22 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Wasa Dredging, a Finnish water construction company, has just released this amazing photo from the Kokkola Harbor and Fairway Deepening Project in Finland.  Under the contract, signed in late July 2018, Wasa is responsible for dredging of the harder materials and heavily polluted soils, drilling and blasting of rock and removal of unexploded ordnance (UXO-risk) […]

  • 18 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, has just announced that the Calumet Harbor bedrock removal project is now fully complete. Work completed recently by Roen Salvage Co. began on May 5, 2019. According to the Corps, the dynamite blasting and dredging of the dolomite rock from the bottom of Calumet Harbor will ensure […]

  • 30 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    WASA Dredging, a Finnish marine offshore and inland water construction company, is currently working on the Ålesund dredging program in Norway as the main contractor. Aim of the project is to widen the narrow multiple smaller fairways in the center of Ålesund and by doing so greatly improve the safety aspects for the vessels by […]

  • 25 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    In close cooperation with Royal IHC, Liebherr has designed special planetary plug-in gearboxes for rope winches to be installed on the Spartacus – the world’s largest and most powerful cutter suction dredger (CSD). For the Spartacus, Liebherr and IHC developed an anchor winch with two high-torque plug-in gears (up to 1,500,000 Nm) and equipped these with […]

  • 9 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis of Chico, California, has submitted the lowest responsive bid in the amount of $5.3 million for underwater drilling and blasting of a 1-acre rock pinnacle adjacent to Berth II at the Port of Ketchikan, Alaska. Under the contract, the company will perform underwater drilling, blasting and dredging operations to a depth of -42′. […]

  • 4 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (July 29 – August 4, 2019).   Hopper Dredger LESSE Passes Sea Trials The sea trials of the 2,300m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) LESSE have been completed successfully, informs Royal IHC.   CEMEX Go Innovation Hits the Water The […]

  • 18 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Chinese Harbor Engineering Co Ltd (CHEC) has officially started construction of the Port of Tibar in Timor-Leste with the first blasts at a quarry to collect construction materials, the Chinese embassy in the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste reported earlier this week.  According to their announcement, the official ceremony to launch the work took place on […]

  • 28 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    An important milestone is reached in the largest development project at the Port of Gothenburg in 40 years. Phase one of the water-based work has now been completed and construction of the 220,000 square meter terminal is due to move on to the next phase. The scheme began in autumn 2018 with stabilization work. This […]

  • 28 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Tower Arctic LTD, the contractor for the Iqaluit Deepwater Port Project, recently held a public information session about the works completed so far and provided a timeline of the next steps. According to the company, since the last meeting in November 2018, Tower Arctic has installed three culverts and armor stones on the access road […]