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  • 7 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    According to the latest announcement from Royal BAM Group, the company is  expecting project losses totaling approximately €75 million. The main reasons for the losses are: Deterioration of a large civil engineering project in Germany which is one of the handful of lossmaking projects reported last year. The problems are due to adverse ground conditions; […]

  • 14 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Trade and the make or break issues impacting its growth were the focus of a transport and logistics roundtable discussion hosted by DP World this week to contribute to the World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council meetings currently being held in Dubai. In a lively debate under the umbrella theme of “Challenges Facing Trade and […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The new Suez Canal in Egypt will be officially opened today. A project for which Jan De Nul Group realized no less than one third of all works. “And that is something we are very proud of,” said Jan Pieter De Nul, CEO of Jan De Nul Group. “This really is an iconic performance. It […]

  • 13 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In conjunction with the opening of hurricane season, volunteer members of the Bay Area Coastal Protection Alliance (BACPA), along with government, community and industry leaders, recently introduced a storm surge protection concept designed to save the entire Houston-Galveston region from a direct hit by a hurricane. “In 2008, Hurricane Ike caused loss of life and […]

  • 30 July 2013

    The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has released a draft of New York’s Great Lakes Basin: Action Agenda 2013, a five-year action plan to guide restoration, conservation, and sustainable development activities in New York’s Great Lakes region. Stakeholder input on the draft agenda will be accepted until September 1. “The Great Lakes […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District completed construction of a new 8-acre bird island in March, located at the Savannah Harbor Dredged Material Containment Area (DMCA) 12A. It’s one of seven areas that stores sediment dredged from the Savannah River federal shipping channel. The bird island was part of a $5.3 million dike […]

  • 31 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On the countdown to its centennial in 2014, the Panama Canal celebrates 14 years under Panamanian administration, characterized by its enhanced service to world maritime trade. “The Panama Canal has strengthened its role in international trade, while contributing to the country’s development,” said Panama Canal Administrator Jorge L. Quijano. The Panamanian management model has enabled […]

  • 4 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Chicago District released for public comment the “Upper Des Plaines River and Tributaries, Illinois and Wisconsin Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment,” Sept. 3, 2013. The document outlines a variety of potential flood risk management and ecosystem restoration projects that could be implemented along the Upper Des Plaines […]

  • 18 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    It looked as if dry-dock work on the Amazone would be delayed due to several unforeseen problems. But in the end, with careful planning and a great team effort, the dredger was on time for its next job elsewhere in The Netherlands. “Occasionally a project comes along that sticks in your memory as being truly […]

  • 21 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Without dikes and coastal dunes around two thirds of the Netherlands would be flooded by the sea or its rivers. In 1995, high water levels in the river Rhine became so critical that more than 250,000 people were forced to leave their homes. As a result, the ‘Room for the River‘ Program was established, between […]

  • 29 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    In recent years (2009-2015), Deltares has studied the impact of sand nourishment on the functioning and the quality of the coastal ecosystem. As a part of Knowledge for Primary Processes – Coastal Management and Maintenance (KPP BenO Kust), Deltares programmed the research questions and commissioned or implemented a range of studies. “The results provide an […]

  • 31 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Great Lakes Commission (GLC), U.S. Rep. Brian Higgins, Buffalo Niagara Waterkeeper and other guests celebrated the completion of the Buffalo River Habitat Restoration Project yesterday. Eight project sites have been restored since 2013, enhancing nearly two miles of shoreline and 20 acres of fish and wildlife habitat along the lower Buffalo River. Work was led by the GLC […]

  • 11 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has closed the third quarter of 2016 in line with expectations. Both revenue and operating profit were higher than the average seen in the first two quarters of the year. The increase was wholly attributable to the contribution from the offshore activities acquired from VolkerWessels, which are consolidated with effect from […]

  • 9 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    During the November 7th meeting with R.D. James, the nominee for Assistant Secretary of the Army – Civil Works, Senator John Hoeven urged the nominee, if confirmed, to help advance comprehensive flood protection in North Dakota. The senator introduced James to the flood study in the Minot region and the work to secure flood protection […]

  • 30 September 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has awarded a contract for $414,590 to North America Landscaping, Construction, and Dredge Company (NALCO) of Ellicott City, Md., for the maintenance dredging of the entrance to Lake Montauk Harbor with the beneficial reuse of the dredged sand on nearby west jetty beach. The dredging will […]

  • 10 November 2011

    After 18 months of sustained effort to clean the shoreline of the Gulf of Mexico following the Deepwater Horizon accident, the U.S. Coast Guard’s federal on-scene coordinator (FOSC) has approved the shoreline clean-up completion plan, paving the way for restoration work. Under the plan, the FOSC will determine which shoreline segments have completed the active […]

  • 12 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    N.C. Department of Transportation crews today conducted several tests and surveys of the Herbert C. Bonner Bridge on N.C. 12 over the Oregon Inlet in Dare County. These tests allowed the department to gather crucial information to help evaluate the overall effectiveness of the sand placed in the area where erosion occurred and determine the […]

  • 3 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Subsea technology company, Ecosse Subsea Systems Ltd, (ESS) has seen revenue in the last financial year more than double to £4.85 million and forecasts turnover in the current year will pass the £6.5 million mark. The Aberdeen-based specialist engineering firm will post pre-tax profit of £600,000 to March 2012, while the current financial year has […]

  • 15 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Engineering Class ‘Telford Rolt’, a new 6.17 meter, 6.25 tonne tug, was launched into the River Soar at Loughborough this month with a naming ceremony performed by Charlotte Wood, Regional Construction Manager South at Canal & River Trust, a major customer of Land & Water Services Ltd. Designed by Ian Darley, a naval architect and […]

  • 10 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency yesterday announced proposed agreements with two subsidiaries of The Lightstone Group that are developing 700 units of residential housing adjacent to the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn, New York. The companies, LSG 363 Bond Street LLC and LSG 365 Bond Street LLC, have agreed to conduct sampling, cleanup work, and other measures […]

  • 1 December 2014
    Business & Finance

      A new report into managing the impact of seas level rise was released today by the Local Government Association of South Australia (LGASA) and the Coast Protection Board. The report, Defining the Sea Level Rise Problem in South Australia, was co-funded by the State Government, Local Government Association and the Coast Protection Board and […]

  • 30 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    MarineCo UK has contracted Damen Shipyards Group for a Multi Cat 2712. The vessel will be delivered in April 2015. Mr. Mike Conafray, Managing Director at MarineCo stated that “after a long evaluation, with alternative builders, Damen came through with the right vessel at the right cost, the new vessel will comfortably  sit alongside our existing […]

  • 28 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has invited the public to attend a meeting and comment on the Flagler County, Fla., Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project Draft Integrated Feasibility Study and Environmental Assessment. An open comment period started yesterday and will end Feb. 17. The Feb. 5 public meeting will start at […]

  • 10 February 2012

    O’Brien & Gere was recently retained by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Philadelphia District to support maintenance dredging of the Philadelphia Navy Reserve Basin, a semi-enclosed, tidal body of water located in the Philadelphia Naval Business Center (PNBC). O’Brien & Gere is providing engineering services for the project, which aims to remove approximately […]

  • 7 April 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On 24 March 2011, IHC Hytop Winches, part of IHC Merwede, was officially launched. The new company’s workshop plays an important role in its activities because it enables it to build complex winch systems for the offshore and dredging markets. This will expand the supply of IHC Hytop Winches’ range of complex winch systems significantly. […]

  • 4 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer said that the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will allocate $575,000 in federal funds to initiate the final design phase of the Braddock Bay restoration project. Specifically, the EPA funding will go to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to flesh out and complete the design of the preferred […]