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  • 4 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The FEMA funded emergency dredging of the West Fork of the San Jacinto River near Kingwood, Texas, is scheduled to begin demobilization around the third week in April, USACE Galveston District said in their latest project update.  Two dredges continue to operate 24/7 to reduce future flood risks as they cut through Harvey silt and […]

  • 4 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Houston Chapter of the Coasts, Oceans, Ports, and Rivers Institute’s (HTX-COPRI) second annual conference will take place on October 5, 2017 at the Rice University in the Grand Hall located within the Rice Memorial Center, the American Society of Civil Engineers said in its latest release.  “HTX COPRI goals are to enhance the advancement […]

  • 22 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The State of Ohio and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have settled a lawsuit filed over the dredging of the Cleveland Harbor and Cuyahoga River shipping channel in 2016, cleveland.com reports. The settlement, noted in a document filed in federal court yesterday, requires USACE to cover the cost of placing sediment from the harbor […]

  • 5 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    CEDA’s trademark event, the Dredging Days 2015 conference, has just begun at the Ahoy Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The conference, scheduled for 5-6 November, is taking place in conjunction with the Europort 2015 maritime trade show. This two-day show will address innovative dredging solutions for ports, the expansion challenges and solutions. In addition, the event will cover best practice relating to maintenance […]

  • 31 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) has engaged scientists at James Cook University (JCU) to undertake an extensive ambient marine water quality monitoring program. The monitoring covers an area from near Sarina to Keswick Island in the southern Whitsundays, a distance of 55km. Locations were determined in conjunction with JCU whose researchers installed the water […]

  • 16 January 2012

    Commissioner Dave Parisot discusses county issues in the January District 2 Newsletter. Beach renourishment will be on the agenda for the January 17, 2012 county commission meeting, which will be held at the Emerald Coast Conference Center at 6 PM. Some beach front property owners had sued to stop the project claiming they would not […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Technical Committee for the 2014 PIANC World Congress is preparing a conference which will be held June 1-5, 2014 in San Francisco, California. This event, named Navigating the New Millennium, will cover such themes as: – Global Navigation Issues of the 21st Century; – Ports and Maritime Navigation; – Inland Waterway Systems; – Environmental […]

  • 1 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    A series of reports on activities in and around English seas are published yesterday by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO). The four new commissioned publications are part of the MMO’s work to identify and fill gaps in knowledge that marine planners, regulators and users currently face. The reports make recommendations on what information is needed […]

  • 15 August 2012

    Bauer Fundaciones Panamá is carrying out vibrocompaction work on the Ocean Reef artificial Island project in Panama City, Panama. The project involves the creation of two artificial islands, the first man-made islands in Latin America, which will accommodate 138 luxury apartments and a marina when complete. The islands will be linked to the mainland with […]

  • 21 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    CCCC Fourth Harbor Consultants Co., Ltd. has recently won the EPC contract for Phase 1 of the coal terminals in the Quanwan zone of Huizhou Port in Guangdong Province. The contract covers construction drawing design, purchase, construction and trial operation. Two 70000t coal unloading terminals and relevant auxiliary port facilities will be built. The terminals […]

  • 14 February 2013

    A deep layer of organic mud covers the bottom of Lake Apopka near the Winter Garden boat ramp and most of the lake bottom. This mud layer creates shoreline water depths too shallow for boaters to navigate without disturbing the mud layer. Suspended mud sediments cause two undesirable consequences: the presence of malodorous and aesthetically […]

  • 11 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

     In a lake close to Amsterdam, land is being reclaimed to make room for 8000 new homes along with a large public beach. The new island, covering 150 hectares, is the fifth one to be formed in the lake IJmeer. The BELL 300 dredging pump, powered by an ICE 600 hydraulic power pack, is being […]

  • 20 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    VolkerStevin Ltd. has just released a photo from the ongoing Queen Elizabeth Class (QEC) base porting infrastructure project in Portsmouth. The project, worth £34.4 million, is for the reconstruction of the Middle Slip Jetty at HMNB Portsmouth, which will house the new Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers. These works come as a part of the overall £100 million investment in HMNB […]

  • 17 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The timber section of Bowen Wharf will be closed to public access for several months from Monday 10th March 2014 while North Queensland Bulk Ports (NQBP) carries out significant maintenance work. Works are scheduled to continue on the Wharf until around mid-August 2014. During this period it will be unsafe for any member of the […]

  • 4 June 2012

    The Waikiki Beach replenishment project has been completed, reports cbsnews.com. The state Department of Land and Natural Resources used machines to haul sand onto the beach. In some areas where tides once lapped at walls, there is now up to 40 feet of new sand. DLNR covered more than half the cost. The Hawaii Tourism […]

  • 14 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The City of Fremantle, WA, has successfully completed the construction of a temporary rock wall to protect coastal assets at Port Beach from erosion. In December last year Fremantle Council approved the construction of a temporary rock wall as the preferred interim measure to protect facilities including the change rooms, surf club annex and the […]

  • 11 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of Hagerstown will host a community information meeting today to share details of the upcoming project to dredge City Park Lake. “Attendees will have a more detailed look at the dredging process, what to expect over the course of the project, and the benefits that the community will enjoy once the silt is […]

  • 9 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    To optimize the chances of the successful completion of a dredging or reclamation project, all contracting parties should from the start fully understand the requirements of the project. With this mission in mind, the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) launched its seminar over 20 years ago. This year, for the 53rd time, the IADC […]

  • 14 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Archeologists working for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, aided by divers and salvage operations teams from the U.S. Navy, retrieved a 64-square foot section of a Civil War ironclad warship from the bottom of the Savannah River the evening of Nov. 12. The divers worked in strong currents with near-zero visibility during […]

  • 4 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Canal & River Trust (CRT) is spending £8 million on dredging in the financial year 2019-20 to help keep the waterways navigable for boaters. According to the Trust, the comprehensive program covers locations identified by boaters, as well as the places that need dredging every year. The Trust will be carrying out dredging work […]

  • 16 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The community of Alma, New Brunswick, is welcoming a significant federal investment in its local harbor. Coastal communities across Canada are supported by small craft harbors that provide the commercial fishing industry with safe and accessible facilities. With approximately 44,000 Canadians employed in this sector, the Government of Canada is making investments to renew its […]

  • 29 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 36th world congress of the International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research (IAHR) started yesterday and will last until July 3, 2015. The congress, being held in Delft and the Hague, the Netherlands, will cover a wide range of fields related to hydro-environmental science and engineering. This event will provide special emphasis on cross-cutting themes related to […]

  • 25 July 2013

    The Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation is warning residents in the North and the Central Plains to brace for flash floods and forest runoffs during the next two days. The agency received a weather alert by the Meteorological Department which forecasted heavy rains in 13 provinces including Tak, Sukhothai, Chiang Mai and Phrae. In […]

  • 12 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Western Dredging Association’s partner Texas A&M University will be holding their 48th Dredging Engineering Short Course from January 7th through 11th, 2019. The dredging course is taught on the Texas A&M University campus in College Station, Texas and includes a mixture of lectures, laboratories, and a panel. The course, which is geared towards a wide spectrum […]

  • 17 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The City Council and the Port Authority of Trondheim in Norway have awarded its port basin rehabilitation project to Envisan, the environmental subsidiary of Jan De Nul Group. With this contract Trondheim wants to restore the port basin to its desired depth and aims at stopping the further spread of the contaminated sediments. The project is […]

  • 22 February 2012

    State Port’s Authority officials are appreciative of state lawmakers for helping them pursue efforts to dredge Charleston’s harbor. Showing strong support for a deepened shipping channel in Charleston, the House Ways and Means Committee have established the State Ports Authority Harbor Deepening Reserve Fund to allow the state to help the federal government pay for […]