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  • 17 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Water Resources (DWR) has completed dismantling an emergency drought barrier that spanned West False River between Jersey and Bradford islands. The barrier was erected in May and June to prevent saltwater from pushing with the tides into the central Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta from San Francisco Bay. It was an essential part of DWR’s […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The vulnerability of coastal communities is gaining urgent attention in the face of climate change and devastating weather-related flooding and erosion. Clark University Professor of Economics Robert Johnston, director of the George Perkins Marsh Institute at Clark University, is leading vital research into the environmental and economic impacts of coastal hazards and adaptation along Northeast […]

  • 31 January 2013

    Peter Surtees, European Supply Chain Director of manufacturing giant Kimberley-Clark has hailed the UK’s new multi-billion dollar deep-sea port as a major opportunity for innovation. Speaking at the Logistics Leaders Network Forum, hosted by London Gateway on Thursday, Surtees described the success of Project Sphinx, a collaborative initiative led by Kimberley-Clark, in which seven leading […]

  • 8 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The City of North Myrtle Beach has just released the latest update on the Cherry Grove Canals Dredging Project. On December 14, 2015 the Council approved the final assessment roll for the Cherry Grove project. Two days later, December 17, the city filed that final assessment roll with the Horry County Register of Deeds and the […]

  • 30 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Federal, state and local leaders joined together on August 28 to break ground on the first phase of construction of the Upper Llagas Creek Flood Protection Project. “When completed, this project will provide flood protection for residents, businesses and farming areas of southern Santa Clara County,” said Norma Camacho, Chief Executive Officer of Valley Water. […]

  • 2 September 2011

    Waterways Ireland, Head of Civil Engineering has announced tender for dredging of the Abbey River and the River Shannon in Limerick City – removal of debris and deposited materials from the river bed. The contractor will be required to remove and legally dispose of approximately 12,000m3. The contract also requires compliance with relevant environmental legislation […]

  • 3 August 2020
    Environment

    J.E. McAmis, Inc., has completed pile removal and in water sand capping of the Astoria Marine Construction Company (AMMCO) site in Astoria, OR. The site was contaminated with hazardous chemicals from historical ship manufacturing and repair operations. Contamination was in soil on the property and in nearby riverbed sediment in the Lewis and Clark River […]

  • 17 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    To complete an extensive oil pipeline dredging and installation project, Murjan Al Sharq Marine Contracting Co. Ltd. (MSMC) has taken delivery of three Damen vessels: a Stan Tug 1606, a Shoalbuster 2509, and a Stan Pontoon 4512 equipped with a Damen DOP Pump. For Damen, this marks the successful conclusion of a coordinated construction and delivery contract involving three shipyards […]

  • 27 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After seven years of construction, the Expanded Panama Canal is now officially open for business. The official inauguration was held yesterday, June 26th 2016, with the Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela, Panama Canal Administrator and CEO Jorge L. Quijano, together with Canal employees, heads of state and dignitaries from around the world, attending the ceremony. The inaugural transit […]

  • 11 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Panama Canal Expansion project continues to gain momentum as it moves closer to completion. In August, while testing of the new locks continued, the three dams adjacent to the Pacific-facing Cocoli Locks were completed. These dams are essential to the completion of the new locks project since the water level in the navigational channel of […]

  • 16 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The effects of underwater sound are an important environmental issue. This is clearly reflected by main policy developments in Europe and elsewhere in the World. Increasingly, developers and operators working underwater are being required to consider and manage underwater sound. The forthcoming WODA workshop on 26 March 2015, in Paris, will offer delegates an unparalleled […]

  • 5 December 2011

    The Army Corps of Engineers will hold a public meeting and workshop next week as it studies the possible environmental effects of deepening Charleston Harbor. It will be held 5:30-8 p.m. Dec. 13 at The Citadel’s Mark Clark Hall. Participants can interact with members of the study team and discuss the economics, engineering and environmental […]

  • 29 July 2020
    Environment

    J.E. McAmis, Inc., has just announced that the company is working on pile removal and in water sand capping of the Astoria Marine Construction Company (AMMCO) site in Astoria, OR. The site is contaminated with hazardous chemicals from historical ship manufacturing and repair operations. Contamination is in soil on the property and in nearby riverbed […]

  • 11 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The largest infrastructure project since the waterway’s original construction, the Panama Canal Expansion Program, will soon become a reality. With the project 93% completed, the Panama Canal Expansion has reached its final stretch. The filling of the new locks began recently, marking the start of a planned and methodical phase of operational testing of the Locks, […]

  • 14 January 2011

    Several people at a meeting regarding the future of Lake Kohlmier suggested that a chemical reclamation may not be enough. Instead, they … BY CLARE KENNEDY (owatonna) [mappress] Source: owatonna, January 14, 2011;

  • 13 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Acting on behalf of the Marine Management Organization, Michelmores partner Andrew Oldland QC successfully responded to an appeal against a landmark conviction at the Court of Appeal. The appeal by Mr. Peter Frampton was against his conviction for illegally dredging in Falmouth Harbour and deliberately attempting to conceal the activity which disturbed highly toxic substances […]

  • 12 September 2012

    The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality will oversee the investigation and cleanup of contaminated soil, groundwater and sediments at Astoria Marine Construction Company in Astoria, Oregon, according to an agreement signed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality. Oregon DEQ has also finalized a separate consent order with the […]

  • 8 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Senate on Thursday approved a bill that will provide funding for recommended Natural Resources Trust Fund (NRTF) projects and an emergency plan to dredge Michigan harbors, said Sen. Darwin Booher, sponsor of the measure. Booher said the bill will provide more than $2.3 million in funding for nine NRTF projects and more than […]

  • 15 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    USACE’s San Francisco District Commander, LTC Travis Rayfield, signed an agreement with leaders from the Santa Clara Valley Water District and the California State Coastal Conservancy yesterday on a $177 million landmark project to reduce the risk of flooding in a densely populated region of the South Bay. The project will safeguard homes and businesses […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    As part of a review process by the Washington State Department of Ecology, the public is encouraged to review and comment on the city of Puyallup’s updated Shoreline Master Plan. The updated proposal, approved by the Puyallup City Council in November 2014, replaces the city’s 1987 shoreline master program. It addresses uses and development along […]

  • 24 October 2011

    Even as the second season of PCB dredging in the Hudson River comes to an end, emerging research points to links between the pollutant and… More info: lohud By Greg Clary [mappress] Source: lohud, October 24, 2011;

  • 9 September 2012

    Ortigas & Co, the property developer, said that the Marikina River will be cleared of accumulated silt and trash. According to inquirer.net, this dredging project is Ortigas & Co.’s commitment to the community along with the development of a P300-million river wall. Joselito Santos, general manager of Ortigas & Co.’s real estate division, stated: “Once […]

  • 30 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Maritime Constructions workers recently celebrated the last plank being put in place for the City of Whyalla new iconic loop jetty. This completes the major structure of the new jetty with all 102 piles being driven and the concrete blocks laid, the length of the jetty now measuring the full 165m, reported the City of […]

  • 22 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Barnstable County Dredge season officially started its 25th season yesterday, continuing in its mission to improve the recreational, environmental and economic value of changing coastline and estuaries. The program experienced impediments over the past three years to its schedule due to several breakdowns of one of its dredges. This year, the coronavirus pandemic also […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Col. Matthew W. Luzzatto will assume command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, in a change of command ceremony this Friday, July 10, at 10 a.m. at The Citadel’s Mark Clark Hall in the Buyer Auditorium. Luzzatto replaces Lt. Col. John T. Litz, who completes his two-year term before reporting to […]

  • 19 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    McLaughlin & Harvey has completed Phase 2 of the £32 million reconstruction of PD Ports No.1 Quay in Middlesbrough. The reconstruction of the quay supports the future growth of the port; allowing larger vessels to dock and greater loads on the quayside. To mark the completion, a Topping Out ceremony was held today, Friday 19, where […]