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  • 28 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has announced the completion of the Cameron Creole Watershed Grand Bayou Marsh Creation project. CPRA, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), and the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources (LDNR) shared in the $12.4 million construction cost to create and nourish more than 700 acres of degraded […]

  • 11 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work is nearly complete on the Cameron-Creole Watershed Grand Bayou Marsh Creation project in Cameron Parish, the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) reports. Using dredged material from Calcasieu Lake, this project restored almost 670 acres of marsh & nourished an additional 100 acres. This project is located in Region 4, Calcasieu-Sabine Basin, Cameron […]

  • 7 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards has announced an $18 million partnership between the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority(CPRA) and the Cameron Parish Police Jury to add three additional miles of unique rock breakwaters to the shoreline that protects the Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge in Cameron Parish. “Thousands of people come to Rockefeller Refuge every year to […]

  • 12 July 2019
    Business & Finance

     Ducks Unlimited (DU) conservation staff recently completed the Cameron Prairie Marsh Restoration project – the North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) funded scheme. DU obtained the NAWCA grant of $999,901 for the restoration project, which includes additional funding from matching partners Fox & Baldwin LLC, Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), Axalta, Energy […]

  • 11 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has announced that construction is complete on the Oyster Bayou Marsh Creation and Terracing project in Cameron Parish. Located west of the Calcasieu Ship Channel near the Gulf of Mexico, this project used dredged sediment from the Gulf of Mexico to create and nourish approximately 600 acres of […]

  • 16 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority has just released an interesting photo of the Cameron-Creole Marsh Creation project. The $27.1 million Cameron-Creole Watershed Grand Bayou Marsh Creation project is located in the Calcasieu-Sabine Basin in Cameron Parish, Louisiana. Using dredged sediment from Calcasieu Lake, this project will restore 609 acres and nourish 7 acres of degraded […]

  • 9 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Peterson – an international energy logistics provider – has signed a teaming partnership agreement with Port Cameron LLC, to develop the new port and supply base facility in the Gulf of Mexico. The company will provide logistics consultancy services to support the planning and initial development of Port Cameron, a 500-acre deepwater staging port situated in […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Bobby Jindal and local officials yesterday highlighted a shoreline restoration project east of Holly Beach in Cameron Parish. The project is restoring miles of eroded beach devastated over many years, most recently as a result of Hurricanes Ike and Rita. The restoration project mines sand from federal waters in the Gulf of Mexico and […]

  • 20 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    On June 10th 2013, Prime Minister David Cameron delivered a keynote speech at DP World London Gateway, in which he described the project as an “emblem of ambition”. On the same day, Marks & Spencer announced their £200m investment as the first tenants on the logistics park, where they will ocnstruct a 900,000 sq ft […]

  • 3 June 2020

    Australian dredging and civil construction company Hall Contracting has added a new $1.5 million amphibious dredger to its fleet of equipment. Commenting the latest news, Hall Contracting CEO Cameron Hall said that the dredge – christened Maroochy River – was one of two in the company’s fleet with the capabilities to operate both on land […]

  • 20 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana’s House Appropriations Committee has approved House Bill No. 2, the state’s Capital Outlay bill, the Restore the Mississippi River Delta reports.  The bill annually provides the funds for constructing projects across the state, projects that are needed more than ever because they provide jobs and stimulus to local economies. An amendment was added in […]

  • 31 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Congressman Clay Higgins has announced that the U.S. Department of the Interior will award Louisiana $155.7 million in GOMESA revenue-sharing funds. The funding, which is derived from offshore energy production, will be used to finance coastal restoration efforts in Louisiana. The State of Louisiana will administer $124,574,775.95, and the remaining $31.14 million will be […]

  • 3 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Townsville, Queensland, has announced two major contracts for the $193 million Channel Upgrade Project. The contracts, worth a total of more than $10 million, are for rock wall construction and rock delivery. Under the contract, Queensland company Hall Contracting will build a 2.2km rock wall, forming a protective bund around a 62-hectare […]

  • 1 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 25 – December 1, 2019).   Another Stage of Quay Modernization at Port of Gdansk Wraps Up Two renovated quays were commissioned last week at the Polish Port of Gdansk as part of the port’s ongoing quay and fairway […]

  • 14 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Rosslyn Bay boaties are benefiting from improved access to the popular Australian harbor, with Queensland dredging company Hall Contracting having recently completed maintenance dredging works. Hall Contracting CEO Cameron Hall said that the company had dredged approximately 24,000 cubic meters of silt, sand and gravel from the entrance channel and a number of internal channels, […]

  • 9 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards and the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) announced the completion of the Cole’s Bayou Marsh Restoration Project in Vermilion Parish yesterday. Under this scheme, dredged sediment from Little Vermilion Bay was utilized to create and nourish more than 400 acres of marsh east of Freshwater Bayou Canal. The […]

  • 7 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Construction is currently underway at Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge to add an additional mile of shoreline protection to the existing three miles of unique rock breakwaters that protect this 71,000 acre wildlife sanctuary in Cameron Parish. According to the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), instead of using the traditional method to build the breakwaters, […]

  • 3 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Orion Group Holdings, Inc. (ORN) has just announced contract awards totaling approximately $14 million. The company’s marine segment has been awarded two contracts from the Army Corps following successful competitive bids to provide dredging services along the Texas Gulf Coast. “We have been actively bidding on several key Texas dredging projects throughout the last quarter and these […]

  • 6 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dr. Edmund Russo and Col. Timothy Vail from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Galveston District met with the Cameron County officials earlier this week to discuss the Coastal Texas Study. “Such partnerships are invaluable to addressing coastal storm risk management & ecosystem restoration,” USACE said in its release. The Study includes a combination of […]

  • 1 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has this week opened various wharf and ramp structures built by Sunshine Coast dredging and civil construction company Hall Contracting in the remote territory of Tokelau, a dependent territory of New Zealand in the southern Pacific Ocean. The wharves – funded by the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs […]

  • 25 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Hall Contracting, an Australian dredging and civil construction company, has acquired a new backhoe dredger. The giant – a Backacter (BA) 900 christened Woomera – is now the largest Australian-owned backhoe dredger, and is capable of excavating hard rock and clay in confined locations. Commenting the latest news, Hall Contracting CEO, Cameron Hall, said that […]

  • 19 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps’ New Orleans District and the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) will host a series of public meetings to discuss the Southwest Coastal Louisiana Project. According to the organizers, meetings will begin with a 30-minute open house, followed by a 30-minute formal presentation, and ending with an open question and answer […]

  • 14 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Fiji’s first iron sand export facility is one step closer to completion, with the contractor Hall Pacific set to finish dredging of a new berth pocket at Lautoka Wharf this week. The works will allow large carrier ships to enter the new facility, where they can be loaded with mineral-rich black sand, ready for export […]

  • 3 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush has announced that the Texas General Land Office will receive $46,313,471.21 in federal grant funding from the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act (GOMESA) to further support restoration of the Texas shoreline, reports the Crossroads. According to Commissioner Bush, the revenue from GOMESA is crucial to enhancing and protecting […]

  • 11 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Australian dredging and civil construction company Hall Contracting has recently added a $1.3 million amphibious dredge to its fleet. The company’s CEO Cameron Hall also announced plans to purchase an additional four of the European machines over the coming months. Mr Hall said that the dredge – recently christened Mooloolah River – is currently the […]

  • 21 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority Board yesterday received updates on multiple hurricane protection systems and projects that will protect people, property and habitat across the state coastal zone. “We made great advances in the decade following hurricanes Katrina and Rita, and now we are seeing an acceleration of bigger projects moving from the pages […]

  • 28 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The USACE New Orleans District Commander Col. Michael Clancy and Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana Board Chairman Chip Kline signed a partnering agreement on January 25 to design hurricane and storm damage risk reduction features in Calcasieu, Cameron and Vermilion parishes. Commenting the latest news, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, said: “Southwest Louisiana […]

  • 30 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    A contractor has been appointed to deliver a flood protection scheme for Stonehaven which will offer comfort and security to local residents and businesses, according to the Aberdeenshire Council’s latest release.  Northern Ireland-based McLaughlin and Harvey Ltd will carry out the work on behalf of the council, following a detailed and rigorous competitive tender process. […]