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  • 10 July 2013

    Minister for Ports David Hodgett today announced four appointments to the Port of Melbourne Corporation Board, as the Port Capacity Project surges full steam ahead. Mr Hodgett said he was pleased to renew appointments for Deputy Chair James Cain and Director David Cranwell, and appoint new Directors Alice Williams and Jim Marshall. “I’m pleased to […]

  • 8 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Roy Blunt (Mo.) and Tom Harkin (Iowa) announced the launch of the Mississippi River Caucus, a bipartisan initiative intended to focus congressional efforts on important river management goals such as addressing flood mitigation, encouraging commerce along the Mississippi River, and generally assisting river communities with their concerns. “The Mississippi River is a vital […]

  • 29 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    In the context of the Inter-American Committee (CIP) Secretariat’s Capacity Building Program, the Organization of American States (OAS) and Piedroba Consulting Group (PCG) have decided to partner with the Port of Buenos Aires, Argentina to offer an Executive Dredging Seminar on November 14-15. This day-and-a-half Seminar is geared toward Port CEO’s, General Managers, Executives, Engineers, […]

  • 7 April 2014

    Work began this week on a $2.09 million project to improve the north pier at Goderich’s harbour. “It’s an investment in one of Goderich’s greatest assets; the deep water port. It’s part of the strategy to bring it up to a high quality port to hopefully attract new cargoes,” said Rowland Howe, president of Goderich […]

  • 7 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Coda Octopus Group, Inc. announced that it collaborated with Penta Ocean Construction Co. Limited by supplying a number of its Echoscope® for infrastructure projects in Japan and which has recently been the recipient of an excellence award for Land, Infrastructure and Technology Development by the Japan International Cooperation Center (JICE). The award was presented by […]

  • 18 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will place about 55,000 cubic yards of sand at the Grays Harbor south jetty breach fill near Westport, Wash., beginning Nov. 14. The sand placement is intended to protect against continuing erosion and the risk of a breach forming which could threaten the stability of the south jetty and […]

  • 30 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Pawleys Island Police Department has just released these beautiful photos from the South Carolina’s Pawleys Island beach fill program, showing the progress being made on a multi-million dollar renourishment project. The $14.8 million job is starting in the south end and crews will work their way up past the Pawleys Island Pier. The beach […]

  • 18 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Sunshine Coast Council recently held a meeting to discuss the 2019 Maroochydore Beach Renourishment Project. During the meeting the attendees talked about the Maroochydore Beach project, where every two years since late 2013 council contractors extract sand from the lower Maroochy River to replenish the shoreline of Maroochydore Beach, protecting it from natural erosion. […]

  • 28 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    China Communications Construction Company (CCCC) has released this amazing photo from the Sri Lanka’s Colombo Port City Project, being developed by CCCC’s subsidiary CHEC. Sri Lanka, an island country in South Asia, is located in the Indian Ocean to the southwest of the Bay of Bengal and to the southeast of the Arabian Sea. Due to its […]

  • 6 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ocean City Mayor Jay Gillian said in his latest weekly update that the 305-foot dredger Texas, owned and operated by Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, is now moored off the north end of Ocean City and already started sand pumping operations. This marks the beginning of a project that will bring 1.3 million cubic yards […]

  • 15 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The 4th Marine and Coastal Engineering Conference will take place from 24 – 27 April, 2016 at the Le Royal Méridien in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The event will bring together marine and coastal experts from consultants, contractors, port authorities, government representatives, oil and gas operators and services and solution suppliers to share experiences and discuss project challenges […]

  • 6 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The 2017 National Coastal Restoration Conference will take place in Christchurch, New Zealand, from March 22 – 26, 2017. The theme for the 2017 conference is ‘Diverse coastal environments in a time of change’ and being based in Christchurch will show-case the wide variety of coastal landscapes in and around Christchurch/North Canterbury and the Banks Peninsula. […]

  • 25 July 2013

    The Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation is warning residents in the North and the Central Plains to brace for flash floods and forest runoffs during the next two days. The agency received a weather alert by the Meteorological Department which forecasted heavy rains in 13 provinces including Tak, Sukhothai, Chiang Mai and Phrae. In […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Colwyn Bay beach has seen approximately 220,000m3 of sand imported onto the beach since work began on 18 April to bring in material which has been taken from the sea bed as part of an ongoing sea defence project in the town. The last load of sand was delivered at high tide on Sunday evening […]

  • 5 July 2012

      The CEDA Working Group on Ecosystem Services (WGES) has their first meeting this week in Delft at the CEDA Headquarters. WGES will produce a CEDA Information Paper on ecosystem services in the context of dredging and the construction of marine and fresh water infrastructure. The aim of the paper is to explain ecosystem services […]

  • 11 December 2012

    Prista Oil, Bulgaria’s largest automobile and industrial lubricant-maker, will build the first waste lubricant recycling plant in Ukraine in the spring of 2013. The news was announced Tuesday by Mikola Baltaji, Ukrainian Ambassador to Bulgaria, during a meeting with Stefko Burdzhiev, District Governor of the Danube city of Ruse, where Prista Oil is headquartered. The […]

  • 9 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    IADC (International Association of Dredging Companies) has presented the latest findings on contaminated sediments at the PIANC’S SMART Rivers 2015 Conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Presenting about how to identify, clean, remediate and treat contaminated sediments, IADC on Tuesday, September 8th 2015, delivered a paper on, “Dredging Contaminated Sediments for Ports and Waterways Development“. Using case studies, dredging experts […]

  • 7 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Rt Hon Winston Peters, Leader of New Zealand First and Member of Parliament elect for Northland, accused recently Ports of Auckland management as short sighted, given how wedded it remains to expanding the Port deep into the Waitemata Harbor. “According to the Port’s CEO there is going to be some ‘paradigm shift’ enabling the […]

  • 29 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Fayette County’s contractor, Massana has completed its work in the lake bed for the dredging of Lake Peachtree. The announcement was made by the Fayette County Board of Commissioners Chairman Charles Oddo, “We’re very pleased to bring this portion of the lake project to a close, and timing could not be better with the rain that is predicted […]

  • 20 July 2020
    Authorities & Government

    River Severn Partnership has secured around £40 million to progress flood defence in a multi-billion pound national investment, according to the Environment Agency. The government announcement, which included £200 million for innovative projects and £170 million for accelerated flood defence schemes, comes as welcome news to the partnership and its ambition to make the Severn […]

  • 19 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Phase II of the Multipurpose Sea Cargo Complex Bronka (MSCC Bronka) has been put into operation, reports IAA PortNews. According to the Federal Marine and River Transport Agency (Rosmorrechflot), the document was signed by the Agency on December 16th 2016. Fenix LLC, investor and operator of MSCC Bronka, has thus implemented its investment obligations for a […]

  • 23 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    James Fisher Subsea Excavation (JFSE) has developed the world’s most powerful M/CFE tool capable of trenching large diameter pipelines in a single pass – Twin T8000. This piece of equipment was developed to support SapuraKencana Mexicana’s trenching requirements, JFSE said in its latest release. The offshore construction company needed more than 14km of a 36” pipeline […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Negrini company, specialized in engineering and manufacturing a comprehensive range of grabs and buckets for rope machines and crawler mounted cranes, has been active in the market since 1967. The company’s equipment is very well-known for quality as well as for the very accurate and skillful engineering work; in fact, Negrini supports their clients by analyzing […]

  • 13 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction works on the new detached breakwater, which started back in May 2014, have been completed for the winter period, reported the Cowes Harbour Commission. Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., the contractor for the project, has completed the reshaping of the breakwater core in advance of a winter settlement period. A consolidation process, to take place over the winter, will allow for […]

  • 18 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    HR Wallingford has announced that the 3rd International Conference on Protection against Overtopping – the Protections 2018 – is set to take place from 6-8 June at the Lake District National Park. The increasing demand for dam, levee and seawall safety and flood protection has prompted new research and advancements, and a greater need for cost-effective […]

  • 19 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, has started working on a bank stabilization repair project along the Gull River near the Corps’ Gull Lake Dam, near Brainerd, Minnesota. The Corps’ maintenance and repair crew out of Fountain City, Wisconsin, is performing the repairs. According to the Corps, construction should be completed by […]