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  • 13 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The remnants of Hurricane Sandy played a big part in the discussions of the Project Ojibwa Engineering Team at their meeting in Hamilton on November 7. The wet and windy weather played havoc with several aspects of the preparation for the move and offload of HMCS Ojibwa, Canada’s last Oberon class Cold War submarine, at Port […]

  • 19 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The 2016 WEDA Midwest Chapter Meeting is just over a month away in Davenport, IA. The conference will be held at the Radisson Quad City Plaza on March 23-25, 2016. During the conference, participants and presenters will have the chance to discus best dredging practices and innovations in the Midwest and beyond. Topics to be covered include […]

  • 30 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The WEDA Pacific Chapter 2015 conference will be held in San Rafael, CA, from Wednesday, November 4th, to Friday, November 6th, 2015. Wednesday session will include Corps/Industry Meeting from 1-3 pm, Ports Meeting 1-3 pm, 2015/16 Federal Dredging Program presentation from 3-5 pm. Thursday’s agenda will consist of technical presentations and a luncheon program. Friday morning will […]

  • 21 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Western Dredging Association’s Annual Western Hemisphere Dredging Conference (WEDA 34/TAMU 45) will take place at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel in Toronto, Canada, on June 15-18, 2014. The officials are currently finalizing the details of what will be a strong technical program with a variety of interesting papers for dredging professionals, including presentations on […]

  • 16 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The second round of public consultation as part of the application review phase of the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority’s proposed Centerm Expansion Project started yesterday, May 15. According to the port, the public consultation period is open until June 2, 2017. During the Review Phase – Round 2 – public will have opportunity to learn more […]

  • 21 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador, on behalf of Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, recently announced that the Government of Canada is investing $18.5 million in seven small craft harbor improvement projects across Labrador. “I’m pleased to announce this investment in Labrador’s small craft harbours. Investing in the […]

  • 29 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The International Joint Commission advised the governments of Canada and the United States, by letter dated April 15, 2013, that it will implement this year an improved plan for regulating Lake Superior outflows at Sault Ste. Marie. The new plan, Lake Superior Regulation Plan 2012, provides additional benefits compared to current regulation, especially during extreme […]

  • 16 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Michigan Governor Rick Snyder and Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne met yesterday to discuss their ongoing partnership to grow the economy and create jobs. On behalf of the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Governors and Premiers, they released the first-ever regional strategy to jumpstart the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence maritime transportation system. The strategy’s objectives are to […]

  • 22 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, yesterday announced that the Government of Canada is investing in a major harbour project at Tignish Harbour. This project is supported by funding from Economic Action Plan 2014. The harbour project at Tignish will consist of the partial reconstruction of a wharf, the construction of a […]

  • 10 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority has released the latest update on the Centerm Expansion Project and South Shore Access Project in Vancouver (BC). According to the release, work in the water around Centerm continues. In February, the crews will demolish both the old grain elevator by Columbia Containers and the equipment shed at Ballantyne Pier. […]

  • 23 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging in the shallows of the West Arm of Kootenay Lake was completed in Fall of 2019 to avoid future service changes to the Kootenay Lake Ferry Service, the Government of British Columbia informs. During the works, the crews dredged three shallow areas in the West Arm of Kootenay Lake to ensure the long-term navigational […]

  • 13 January 2020
    Business & Finance

     The Port of Vancouver has just released the latest video update on their Centerm Expansion and South Shore Access Project, saying that the works continued in the water around the terminal and on land in December. Dredging and infilling operations are also in full swing now, according to the announcement. This capital port development […]

  • 22 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Rideau Valley Conservation Authority and the City of Ottawa have announced that the Britannia Village Flood Control Project is now wrapped up. The scheme was completed in accordance with the Class Environmental Assessment for Remedial Flood and Erosion Control Projects, approved under the Environmental Assessment Act for projects of this type. According to the official announcement, all monitoring […]

  • 11 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Secretariat for the Review Panel reviewing the proposed Roberts Bank Terminal 2 (RBT2) Project will be holding information sessions on the federal environmental assessment review process, the Government of Canada reports. The information sessions will provide an opportunity for the public, including Indigenous groups, to hear more about the environmental assessment (EA) process, the present status of […]

  • 20 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Parliamentary Secretary Randy Kamp, Member of Parliament for Pitt Meadows – Maple Ridge – Mission, has announced that the Government of Canada will invest $450,000 this year in improvement projects at the small craft harbors in Mission and Kanaka Landing. This funding will provide a safer and more efficient working environment for local fishermen and […]

  • 25 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    According to a news release from the Pentagon, Weeks Marine Inc. of Covington has won the dredging contracts worth $25.1 million. One of these works includes a $17.3 million contract for flood control and emergency repair work at Absecon, N.J., and another is a $7.8 million contract for maintenance dredging at Plaquemines, La. In over […]

  • 18 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Robert McCall (coastal morphology expert), Pieter van Geer (coastal engineering expert) of Deltares, Gerd Masselink and Timothy Poate of the University of Plymouth will be awarded the Halcrow Prize for their scientific publication about the XBEACH gravel model. The new numerical XBEACH gravel model will help agencies working with gravel beaches to improve coastal safety […]

  • 7 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    With only one month left to go, preparations for the 2015 Pacific Chapter Meeting are now entering the final phase. The event will be held at the Embassy Suites San Rafael/Marin County hotel from November 4-6, 2015. According to WEDA, this year’s meeting is shaping up to be an extraordinary event, with a great lineup of presentations. […]

  • 3 August 2012

    The development work is underway once again on the small-craft harbor in Pangnirtung, Nunavut, according to the CBCnews. John Davidson, who is heading up the project for Public Works and Government Services Canada, said: “The dredging should be done in a few weeks and then crews will build the wharf.” “The fixed wharf is a […]

  • 11 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Centerm Expansion Project team has invited the public to learn more about, and provide feedback on, the proposed Centerm Expansion Project during the consultation period from May 15 to June 2. “Participants are invited to learn more about proposed construction activities, details regarding a proposed Community Investment Program, and how feedback received during the […]

  • 9 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. saw revenue increase in the third quarter compared to the quarterly average for the first half of the year. The operating profit (EBIT adjusted for extraordinary charges) also increased compared to the quarterly average for the first half of the year and the order book stood at EUR 3.8 billion, virtually […]

  • 10 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    This month, dredging work in the area around Vancouver Container Terminal will continue, informs the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority. In their latest update on the Centerm Expansion Project, the port authority announced that they have received federal approval to continue dredging in the western expansion until April 5, 2020. “Dredging in the western expansion will […]

  • 7 September 2012

    The Wasaga Beach councillors voted to recommend to full council to authorize the director of Public Works to move forward on making arrangements for the Nottawasaga River dredging project. According to bayshorebroadcasting.ca, the spit of land at the end of the Nottawasaga is creeping further to the east, causing extremely low water levels and a […]

  • 3 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Canadian Land Reclamation Association (CLRA), Atlantic Chapter, in co-operation with Ducks Unlimited Canada and the Town of Sackville, NB, scheduled “The 6th Annual Atlantic Reclamation Conference ARC 2013″ for October 2-4, 2013, in Sackville, New Brunswick. The following themes will be covered at this conference: – Dyke Lands and Climate Change Adaptation; – Watercourse […]

  • 15 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Stoney Creek Chronically low lake levels are forcing the conservation authority to dredge the channel of Fifty Point Marina for the second time since 2010. A massive crane perched on a dredging barge will excavate enough sand from the mouth of the popular Lake Ontario marina near Fifty Road and the Queen Elizabeth Way over […]

  • 16 February 2011

    The Canadian Coast Guard, commercial fishing vessels and recreational boats use the Hay River and need access to the harbour—an activity … (hqyellowknife) [mappress] Source: hqyellowknife, February 16, 2011;