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  • 17 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dare County has just released the latest update on their Buxton Beach nourishment project, saying that the Weeks Marine’s cutterhead dredger C.R. McCaskill broke a swing arm while riding out high waves over the last weekend. Due to the approaching storm, the McCaskill is now in Norfolk and repairs will be completed there. The hopper dredger […]

  • 14 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dare County recently announced that Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company completed beach nourishment operations in the Town Southern Shores on august 6th and is now focusing efforts in the town of Kitty Hawk. According to the latest video update, GLDD is pumping south from the subline landing located just south of the Kitty Hawk pier. Over […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The County of Dare has just released the latest video on the ongoing beach nourishment operations in Duck, Kill Devil Hills and Buxton. Beach nourishment in Kill Devil Hills began on June 22nd at approximately 6:00 p.m. with the first sand pumped onto the beach in the vicinity of the Helga Street ocean access. The […]

  • 19 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Beach nourishment works along the 2.9 miles of shoreline from the “Haulover” north of Buxton to the oceanfront groin at the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse in Dare County are now in its final phase, according to county officials. Weeks Marine recently reported that over 2.3 million cubic yards of sand has been placed within the project’s […]

  • 28 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Following its launch at the bauma 2016, a new Liebherr PR 726 Litronic bulldozer with 6-way blade and newly-developed undercarriage will be put to the test at this year’s Hillhead 2016 show. Powered by a Stage IV/ Tier 4f emissions standards compliant 4-cylinder Liebherr diesel engine, this 6th generation machine includes cab innovations from larger machines of its […]

  • 7 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Three months after winter storms damaged a section of Teignmouth’s promenade, the Environment Agency together with the contractors successfully completed repair works on the sea wall. The agency worked with Teignbridge District Council and contractors Team Van Oord to repair the sea wall and secure it for the future. During the work a granite ‘obelisk’ – […]

  • 3 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    On December 22, after passing her sea trials and regulatory inspections, the newest vessel in Weeks Marine’s fleet – the Magdalen, was officially delivered by Eastern Shipbuilding just in time for the holidays. On December 28, she sailed from Panama City, Florida, on her maiden voyage to the East Coast. The Magdalen is one of […]

  • 23 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Bundaberg’s coastal communities will be better prepared for the impacts of rising sea levels, storm tides and erosion as a result of a $451,000 grant from the Palaszczuk Government. According to Minister for Environment and Science, Leeanne Enoch, the funding will allow Bundaberg Regional Council to identify risks and examine management options in communities threatened […]

  • 18 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The American Maritime Partnership (AMP) yesterday highlighted the U.S. dredging industry’s commitment to build and maintain safe, efficient and cost-effective navigation channels in the nation’s inland waterways and ports. “The recent deliveries of four state-of-the-art vessels, constructed by nearly 700 American workers in U.S. shipyards, are a reflection of the U.S. dredging industry’s continued investment in […]

  • 7 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Gasol plc, the West African energy development company, has announced that its affiliate, African Power Generation Limited (Afgen), has signed a strategic alliance agreement with Dredging International, in relation to dredging, marine engineering and pipeline construction works in Cotonou harbour, Benin, for its proposed LNG Import Project. The strategic alliance agreement enables the parties to […]

  • 18 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Environment Agency said in its latest announcement that they are about to start Phase 2 of the current round of Burton on Trent flood defense improvements. Phase 1 was completed between 2005 and 2007. “To ensure Burton continues to be protected to the best possible standard, we need to improve and update the existing defenses. There […]

  • 22 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency’s £30 million project to improve Burton flood defenses are right on schedule, informs the EA. The improved defenses, due to be complete in March 2021, will better protect the people of Burton from the risk of flooding. A spokesperson for the Environment Agency said: “We’re proud to be delivering better flood protection […]

  • 12 November 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The Environment Agency is making good progress on the £30 million Burton-upon-Trent flood defence project. According to the EA, a further section of the flood defence scheme has been opened to the public. “Members of the public are now able to access the embankment between the Riverside Hotel and the edge of the golf course. […]

  • 13 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    On 9 July 2017, visitors to Burton’s famous regatta had an opportunity to find out about the planned £17 million improvement works to the town’s flood defenses, the Environment Agency said in its latest release.  Staff from the agency were at the event to discuss the scheme and also spread awareness about being more flood resilient. […]

  • 10 May 2011

    Current plans to privatise Kenya’s Mombasa port have pit hot-button politics against the desperate need to modernise and expand a key infras… (ratio-magazine) [mappress] Source: ratio-magazine, May 10, 2011;

  • 27 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Burton-upon-Trent residents will have a chance to learn more about the benefits of the Environment Agency’s multi-million pound flood scheme improvement work at a series of drop-in sessions next month. The planned works to the town’s flood defenses will see upgrades to the 9km of existing defenses that already protect more than 7,000 homes and […]

  • 17 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Leading subsea equipment solutions specialist, Ashtead Technology, launched the subsea market’s smallest electric dredge pump this month at the Ocean Business 2013 exhibition in Southampton, UK. The pump is available to rent exclusively from Ashtead Technology through an agreement with the manufacturer, Vortex International. The electric pump is targeted at the 2½” to 3” dredge […]

  • 1 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Last Friday, June 28th, marked the official start of work on a major Environment Agency flood scheme for the town of Burton-upon-Trent. The £30 million project will reduce flood risk for 5,500 properties currently facing possible flooding from the River Trent, including 4,500 homes and 1,000 businesses. The project – funded by the Government with […]

  • 20 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dragflow, an Italian producer of dredging equipment, announced today that their new massive dredge is about to be shipped to the USA. “Our massive dredge is almost ready to fly to USA,” the company said in the announcement. According to Dragflow, the new dredge is ready to take on a complex project dredging fly ash […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Caterpillar has introduced its new Cat® 336F excavator, built to meet U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final emissions standards. This piece of equipment comes equipped with several features to enhance fuel efficiency. Electric boom and stick regeneration valves capture and recycle energy, and an engine idle shutdown setting turns the engine off after a specified amount […]

  • 21 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    DEME Group announced yesterday that their trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) ‘Scheldt River’ has returned to the Elbe in Germany after an LNG bunkering operation. According to DEME, Titan LNG’s liquefied natural gas bunkering barge, the FlexFueler001 bunkered the LNG-powered TSHD Scheldt River last week. The hopper dredger is currently being used to carry out […]

  • 24 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, announced today that the Ballona Wetlands Restoration Project comment period has been extended through February 5, 2018. The Corps also added that the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) and USACE will jointly hold a public hearing on November 8 (6 PM – 8:30 PM CST) at the […]

  • 14 March 2012

    As the UNESCO mission draws to a close after investigating impacts of mining infrastructure on the Great Barrier Reef, WWF calls on Minister Burke to place a moratorium on approving new large-scale industrial developments until a comprehensive assessment of environmental impacts has been completed. While WWF welcomed the federal government’s decision to press the pause […]

  • 24 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    According to Chris Turner, an engineer with the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Norfolk District, the Wachapreague Channel dredging program will commence in mid-May and should be wrapped up within three to four weeks. “Hopefully when the project is complete we’ll be able to provide a channel depth of at least six feet at […]

  • 8 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    By pressing the red button, Melanie Schultz van Haegen, Dutch Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment, officially started the construction of a new sea lock at IJmuiden, the Netherlands. The lock chamber will be 70 meters wide, 500 meters long and 18 meters deep, giving excess to the Port of Amsterdam to larger sea vessels by […]