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  • 13 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Van Oord has successfully completed an impressive ground improvement project for Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) with the help of Coda Octopus real time 3D sonar, the Echoscope. The project, which started in 2014, involved the reclamation of 65 million cubic meters of sand and extensive soil improvement. Part of the scope was the construction of revetments and […]

  • 9 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis, a California based dredging contractor, wrapped up two projects in Coos Bay, Oregon this past weekend. The first included clearing the entrance channel into Charleston Harbor under an ongoing Army Corps’ project. The second project involved emergency dredging for the Port of Coos Bay at the Charleston Harbor fuel dock. The Port of Coos Bay […]

  • 8 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Anthony D Bates Partnership (ADBP), an engineering consultancy specializing in dredging and its associated fields, has welcome David Smart to their team. David is a chartered civil engineer with over 40 years’ UK and International experience in the Dredging and Marine Construction Industry. Prior to his association with ADBP, David worked for the Engineering Consultant […]

  • 29 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    This year the Anthony D Bates Partnership (ADBP) reached a significant milestone of 40 years continuous provision of dredging advice and support to diverse clients worldwide. The business was originally created by Anthony Bates following a career that began in heavy industry followed by work in river authorities, medium size civil engineering contractors and finally […]

  • 24 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, recently awarded J.E. McAmis a $2.9 million contract for the maintenance dredging of Port Orford and Charleston on the Oregon Coast. The contract also includes dredging operations in Baker Bay, WA, and the Skipanon River, OR. The anticipated scope of work for the Port Orford includes dredging and placement of approximately […]

  • 16 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Teledyne PDS has released a newly enhanced version of Teledyne PDS LiteView freeware 3D viewer for hydrographic applications. LiteView can be used to quickly access Teledyne PDS data files, such as PDS logdata files, grid model files, 3D design model files and GeoTIFF files to view and easily navigate multibeam bathymetric, water column and laserscanner […]

  • 9 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Robert Moucha, assistant professor of geophysics, and Gregory Ruetenik, a Ph.D. student in Earth sciences, have collaborated with Gregory Hoke, associate professor of Earth sciences, on a unique numerical modeling study that simulates changing terrain over millions of years. Their study shows that moderate changes in dynamic topography produce an erosional response in the form […]

  • 7 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    At the meeting of the Dumfries and Galloway Council’s Economy, Environment and Infrastructure (EEI) committee on 14 June, Members will note the approval of the local Flood Risk Management Plan. The plan will be published on 22 June. As a result, the development and delivery of flood protection schemes at Langholm and Newton Stewart (as well […]

  • 3 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Coastal erosion has devoured the old town and the lighthouse of Grand-Lahou, Cote d’Ivoire, and has led to the abandonment of homes and the loss of mangroves to firewood. Following widespread destruction of an area that was home to several important cultural heritage sites, Grand-Lahou was relocated 18 km inland in 1973, and the population […]

  • 24 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    To address water-related issues, decision-makers and experts across the world need to access information, data and models quickly to support their strategic planning, preparedness and response activities. The new interactive data research laboratory (iD-Lab) at Deltares officially opened yesterday to tackle this challenge. The iD-Lab is an interactive space where users can access, combine and visualize […]

  • 16 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer, Kirsten Gillibrand, Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy urged Senate leaders of the Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies yesterday to fund the Environmental Protection Agency’s Long Island Sound program for Fiscal Year 2017. The Senators are requesting $10 million in federal funding for FY17 to facilitate habitat restoration projects, […]

  • 20 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Komatsu Europe has introduced its new D85EXi/PXi-18 dozer, Komatsu’s latest in a range of machines equipped with intelligent Machine Control technology. Powered by a 197 kW (264 HP), SAA6D125E-7, EU Stage IV emissions-certified engine with a “Heavy-duty” aftertreatment system, the D85EXi/PXi-18 emits up to 85% less particulate matter and nitrogen oxides (NOx) than a D85EX/PX-15. […]

  • 6 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Lois Frankel yesterday announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers issued their final approval of the agreement between Broward County and the Corps to restore a five-mile stretch of eroded shoreline. “Beaches are one of the lifelines of Broward County’s economy. This project will put sand back on the beach, protecting property values […]

  • 23 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Critical repair work, undertaken by J.E. McAmis Inc, just wrapped up at North Jetty in Cape Disappointment State Park, Ilwaco, WA. Since last fall, contractors have been out in the area between the popular Waikiki and Benson beaches, filling in a lagoon that undermined the stability of North Jetty’s base, trucking in enormous rocks and rebuilding […]

  • 23 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, recently awarded the Duwamish Waterway maintenance dredging contract to J.E. McAmis of Chico, CA. The work includes removal of about 105,000 cubic yards of material with in-water disposal. J.E. McAmis will mobilize crews and equipment from their Longview, WA facility on or about 1 December 2015. The completion […]

  • 20 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Marotechniek, a Dutch company involved in finding new solutions for the dredging, marine, offshore and industrial sectors, has developed a new electric underwater motor, which will have its inaugural showcase during the 2015 Europort exhibition. The unit, driven by a permanent magnet submersible motor, is especially suitable for waterborne sand mining. The motor features built-in ‘permanent […]

  • 4 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Deltares’ coastal morphodynamics expert, Alessio Giardino, was in Ecuador this month to train employees of INOCAR (the Oceanographic Institute of the Navy) on the use of the Delft3D software. The particular focus was on projects related to sediment management in the marine and coastal environment. The training consisted of several topics within Delft3D: hydrodynamics, waves, sediment […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The dredging contractor for the Greater Lafourche Port Commission’s Northern Expansion Slip D Bucket Dredge project has begun excavating a new channel in Port Fourchon’s expansion area, creating the new Slip D. The Slip D development is the latest phase of the port’s Northern Expansion, adding 300 acres of developed property to the port and […]

  • 1 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer yesterday stood with local advocates in front of the historic Hudson River waterfront to voice his support for increased, expanded, and improved pedestrian, fishing and boater access to the waterfront communities of the Hudson Valley. The federal government has historically partnered with local stakeholders to increase water and recreational opportunities, […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Congressman Gregory Meeks and Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder yesterday urged the USACE to choose the “Alternative III” proposal, the alternative with the maximum number of jetties and groins, as part of the Rockaway Reformulation Study. The officials said that, after their push, the Army Corps held a public meeting on the long-delayed Rockaway Reformulation […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Bibby HydroMap, a company involved in a range of services including hydrographic and geophysical survey, geotechnical sampling, etc, has just released a video about their innovative d’ROP system. d’ROP is a dynamic Remotely Operated Survey Platform that borrows and combines technology and operating principles from existing ROVs, ROTVs and systems of the modern day dredging industry. […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Caterpillar has just introduced their new Cat® 323D L Series 2 hydraulic excavator, with an operating weight ranging from 22 000 kg (48,501 lb) to 23 200 kg (51,147 lb). Hydraulic-system refinement adds to the 323D2 L overall efficiency, as well as to its capacity to handle a broad range of Cat work tools. Front-linkage choices […]

  • 22 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    J.E. McAmis of Chico, CA has won contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, to place more than 52,000 tons of new jetty stone on the North Jetty at the Mouth of the Columbia River. The Mouth of the Columbia River North and South Jetties are situated along a stretch of ocean […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis, a heavy-civil, marine, dredging and environmental contracting firm, recently acquired a new 122 acre West Coast Marine facility in Cowlitz County, Washington. The property is located on the Mouth of the Old Cowlitz River at Columbia River mile 68. It is anticipated that J.E. McAmis will complete a full relocation of its Northwest […]

  • 17 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Congressman Jerrold Nadler, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and City officials recently broke ground on a long-awaited Coney Island shoreline protection project that will construct a series of T-groin rock jetties between West 37th Street and Brighton Beach. The Coney Island Reach project consists of approximately three miles of […]

  • 10 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Republic of Maldives’ Ministry of Environment and Energy has signed a contract with Sas e Sanok JV Private Limited for the construction of coastal protection structures for the islands of Kandoodhoo and Veymandoo in Thaa Atoll. The contract was signed today by Thorig Ibrahim, the Minister of Environment and Energy, on behalf of the Government, and Saudhulla […]