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  • 24 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Frank Pallone kicked off the start of the final phase of a federally funded beach replenishment project from Sea Bright to Manasquan earlier this week. He was joined at the press conference by Col. David Caldwell, Commander of the New York District of the Army Corps of Engineers. This final phase will cover the […]

  • 20 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Michael Leitzel, representing the town of Bourne Selectmen, is seeking a permit from the USACE, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with dredging and disposing of material as beach nourishment in Bourne, Mass. The work is proposed in Little Bay Channel, Pocasset Harbor at Barlows Landing and the […]

  • 13 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port of Dover has just released this very interesting time-lapse video which covers the start of the Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) marine civil engineering construction over a six-month period (Jan 2017 – June 2017). The principal contractor, VSBW – a joint venture between VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster, is to deliver the marine structures and […]

  • 7 September 2012

    The Bengbu Port in eastern China’s province Anhui has passed official examination to become the first harbour on the Huaihe River to have a container terminal. According to marine-news-china.com, the project is estimated to cost CNY278 million (US$43.7 million), and will cover an area of 27.33 hectares. This new terminal will greatly reduce costs for […]

  • 1 October 2012

    According to techetoday.com, the Henderson Lake Access Channel Dredging Project began on September 17 and will continue until March 16, 2013. “Without the dredging project, the hydrilla could cover the lake within a month,” stated Henderson Mayor Sherbin Collette. Techetoday.com reports that the project involves dredging at the boat landing to allow access when the […]

  • 5 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Chatham Rock Phosphate has announced that it has advised the Environmental Protection Authority that it will remove the eastern end of application area covered by prospecting permit 55967, comprising 4,985 km2 and representing about half the total, so the area for which marine consent is being applied now totals 5,207 km2. “Reducing the size of […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      Genesis Water, pioneer of the Genesis Rapid Dewatering System™ (RDS), announced yesterday that the company’s dewatering technology has been granted European Patent No. 1286924 by the European Patent Office.  The patent, awarded for the “apparatus and method for high-speed dewatering of slurries,” covers a particular component of the company’s revolutionary Rapid Dewatering System, according to […]

  • 17 June 2020
    Environment

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has released the latest edition of their Terra et Aqua magazine. The summer issue of 2020 discusses a resolution tool and turbidity limiter and a conversation with the water ambassador. The latest issue also features articles covering dredging projects as well as the topics of safety, socio-economics, technical […]

  • 21 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dredging is often a key part of coastal infrastructure projects and is a crucial activity in maintaining the navigability of waterways, estuaries, ports and harbors, and in delivering construction aggregates. It has been estimated that the global dredging market is worth approximately $10.5 billion per annum, yet dredging is a highly specialist discipline and not […]

  • 7 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The pollutants measured in the sediments of Guánica Bay, Puerto Rico, in a new NOAA study were among the highest concentrations of PCBs, chlordane, chromium and nickel ever measured in the history of NOAA’s National Status & Trends, a nationwide contaminant monitoring program that began in 1986. Researchers from the National Ocean Service’s National Centers […]

  • 30 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Along the waterfront in Harderwijk, an old town in the center of the Netherlands, a new residential area is being built. The site was formerly used as industrial area, which has resulted in a polluted top layer of the soil. To avoid handling this polluted material, Boskalis used an innovative and challenging method: a DOP250 […]

  • 14 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-6) yesterday announced the start of a federally funded beach replenishment project covering the area stretching from Philips Avenue in southern Deal to Loch Arbour. Army Corps awarded the contract for the $38 million project to Manson Construction Company. The funding for this project is entirely federal and is part of […]

  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Starting September 15, the Training Institute for Dredging (TID) will once more hold its annual General Dredging Course. The elaborate course comprises two weeks of intensive training, focusing on the design and operation of various types of dredging equipment. It covers basic aspects of dredging, including dredging processes, equipment selection and project management. To link […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Koninklijke Smals, a Dutch company involved in hydraulic and civil-engineering works, has released a video about their environmental dredging project in Delfzijl. This dredging program included removal of mercury contaminated silt from Eemskanaal and Oosterhornkanaal. To accomplish this task, Smals used their self propelled grab dredger Staaij, equipped with horizontal closing grab.   The dredged material, covered […]

  • 29 May 2020

    Australasian Marine Associates (AMA) has just completed the dredging works within Sanctuary Cove Marina for Mulpha Australia Limited, as part of their multimillion dollar marina upgrade incorporating a super-yacht facility. AMA was commissioned from project inception to design and implement the environmental surveys in accordance with permit requirements. The works included dredging and disposal of […]

  • 11 September 2012

    National Grid and the DEC will soon continue work on the next phase of cleanup at the Utica Harbor. “This is a construction project that will address contamination left by a previous company, Utica Gas and Electric,” DEC stated. According to centralny.ynn, the most of the contaminated sediment was removed in 2010, but now, any […]

  • 22 October 2012

    China has introduced plans to build two drone military bases in Liaoning province for marine surveillance purposes. The first base will be built in the coastal city of Yingkou to cover the Bohai Sea area and the second one will be constructed in Dalian city, according to upi.com. These military bases will be used to […]

  • 15 November 2012

    The long awaited dredging program at the Marine Park channel should commence in a couple of days. This project includes dredging of the mentioned area to a depth of 1.78 metres. The dredged material will be placed onshore, reports chathamdailynews.ca. The municipality of Chatham-Kent will cover the cost of this project, together with Dick Peever, […]

  • 16 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On December 24, the first riprap of Oran Port Offshore Breakwater Reinforcement Project Phase I in Algeria was wrapped up. The first section of the Oran breakwater development program was jointly completed by CHEC and the consortium composed of local companies. This phase included an aggregated rock purchase, personnel integration and equipment deployment, and covered […]

  • 12 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    According to the latest report from Mackley, 2017 is going to be another busy year for the company’s marketing and business development departments. The company has already confirmed participation in a number of important industry events across the UK. This events will cover a range of business sectors including flood prevention and coastal defense. The first event […]

  • 4 December 2012

    U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre announced today that $9,317,050 in funds have now been made available to renourish Carolina and Kure Beach. As a part of the federally sponsored Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Project in place for the two communities, $4,681,500 will be invested on Carolina Beach and $4,635,550 will be invested on Kure Beach. Congressman […]

  • 9 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC, one of the world’s leaders in dredging and mining vessels and equipment, recently organized a seminar on ‘An outlook on the future of dredging in Turkey’. The topics covered included the challenges that lie ahead and how modern technology can be utilized for the long term national benefit. The seminar also included a workshop […]

  • 6 June 2012

    WEDA 32nd/TAMU 43rd Annual Conference will take place June 10th – June 13th, 2012, at the Crowne Plaza Riverwalk Hotel in San Antonio, Texas. The theme of this conference “The Nuts & Bolts of Dredging” will focus on dredging and environmental issues associated with dredging programs that create a strong economy and enhance the marine […]

  • 22 June 2012

    Blaney Street wharf is getting a $1.75 million boost, says salemnews.com. The Blaney Street project will extend the pier and dredge the surrounding waters. The $1.75 million will cover the first phase of dredging and extension of the pier. Blaney Street dredging will allow the city to attract new, larger ships to enter the port. […]

  • 2 June 2014
    Project & Tenders

    The strong winds which create waves over eight feet tall are having a large impact on the Folly Beach renourishment project. The project which began in January is expected to be finalized by the end of June, News2 reports. 1.5 million cubic yards of sand will be dredged from the seafloor and placed along the […]

  • 31 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District has issued the statewide Connecticut General Permits for minimal impact projects. The Connecticut General Permits replace the prior statewide Connecticut General Permit, which expired on July 15, 2016, with a series of multiple General Permits (GPs) covering activity-specific categories. These GPs became effective on August 19, […]