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  • 26 November 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The Scottish Canals has just announced that £19.95 million of improvement works are set to get underway across Scotland’s canals this winter. As reported, this capital investment from Scottish Government will see major works and essential upgrades take place throughout the canal network, safeguarding the heritage assets for the future. Within the capital investment, £1 […]

  • 3 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Years of meticulous planning and disciplined execution culminated with the commencement of commercial operations on September 1st, 2012, by Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) at the state-of-the-art flagship Khalifa Port, the most technically advanced port in the MENA region. Khalifa Port is one of the pioneering accomplishments resulting from the visionary leadership of Abu Dhabi […]

  • 26 July 2012

    Residents of the Thousand Oaks subdivision in Trinity complained Tuesday to Pasco County commissioners about flooding Tropical Storm Debby brought to their neighborhood and urged them to find ways to keep their homes dry, reports newportrichey.patch.com. Many residents believe that this could be prevented. Dredging could be one of the possibilities to avoid this situation. […]

  • 30 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Tappan Zee Constructors, LLC (TZC) will continue work on the New NY Bridge from Monday, June 30 through Thursday, July 3.  In addition, an enhanced marine law enforcement presence on the Hudson River  will enforce the rules of the Regulated Navigational Area (RNA), reminding recreational boaters to stay away from construction equipment. Mariners should be […]

  • 11 November 2020
    Technology

    Western Dredging Association’s next webinar will taka place on Monday, November 23, 2020 from 1 to 3 PM EST, and will be presented by and feature Dr.ir. Sape A. Miedema’s paper, “Dominating Factors in Slurry Transport in Inclined Pipes”. In deep-sea mining, the valuable materials will often be transported to the surface by means of […]

  • 15 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Transportation and Infrastructure last week held a subcommittee hearing entitled “Water Resources: The Role of the Public and Private Sectors.” During the hearing, Senator Edward J. Markey, of Malden, Massachusetts, discussed the dredging of Boston Harbor and coastal resilience issues. Lieutenant General Todd T. Semonite Commanding General […]

  • 7 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    An interim remedial action contract was awarded recently by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, for work on the New Bedford Harbor Superfund Site in New Bedford, Mass. Work will be accomplished by Jacobs Field Services North America, Inc., of Oak Ridge, Tenn. The contract was awarded on Feb. 14, 2014. The […]

  • 20 November 2020
    Business development, Technology

    Millions of cubic meters of seabed material is dredged and pushed around every year for various purposes. Disturbing the seabed constitutes a source of pollution and while dredging supports fundamental needs of societies, tough legislation is in place to protect the marine environment and keep pollution in check. Environmental protection agencies around the world are […]

  • 19 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DM-55: IMS’s Solution to Deep Maintenance Dredging (VIDEO) No longer will ports need to hire large commercial dredging outfits to do expensive deep maintenance dredging. Now they can invest in their own maintenance dredging system that will allow them to maintain a maximum depth of 55 ft (16.7m) at their port.   VIDEO: Panama Canal […]

  • 10 September 2012

    The dredging project at the north and south of the Vilano Beach Bridge will commence today and will continue until October 15. Southwind Construction Corps informed that, for the next two months, the company will be removing approximately 162,000 cubic yards of beach-quality sand from these locations. “The project addresses a recurring need every four-to-five […]

  • 15 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Second shift operations will continue on the New NY Bridge Project from 3:30 p.m. to 12 midnight on weekdays in preparation for permanent construction activities. This work is primarily to support activities for the daytime pile driving operations and is limited by the project’s noise level restrictions. Pile driving will be limited to the hours […]

  • 12 June 2012

    Tim Pallas and the Labor Party have proven once again why they are incapable of managing Victoria’s commercial ports, stated Minister for Ports Denis Napthine. “In Parliament this week and in a press release issued today, Mr Pallas has turned his back on the development of the Port of Hastings, once again doing a double […]

  • 2 March 2012

    The Marine Fisheries Committee has examined the possibility of securing a state funding source dedicated to dredging inlets and waterways along the coast, on Thursday in Raleigh, reports StarNews Online. State Sen. Harry Brown, R-Onslow, told the Marine Fisheries Committee that federal dredging dollars are drying up and that the state must find money to […]

  • 24 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Senator Cathy Giessel, R-Anchorage, the newly-elected state senate district representative, and new chair of the Senate Resources Committee, may have uncovered a solution to allow dredging to take place in certain flood-prone streams and creek beds, and thus significantly help the Seward area’s flood prevention efforts. The issue came up during the first town hall […]

  • 21 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Work has started on the next stage of a major scheme to reduce the risk of flooding in Leeds, BAM Nuttall Ltd reports.  Construction on the second phase of the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme will see flood defenses being built on the River Aire upstream of Leeds Station as part of a catchment wide approach […]

  • 3 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (August 28 – September 3, 2017).   TSHD Arzana Launching Ceremony Takes Place This Month Royal IHC is putting final touches on the new trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Arzana at their shipyard in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands.   Boskalis Signs Major […]

  • 21 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul NV, a subsidiary of Jan De Nul Group, has just taken over the Belgian company Algemene Ondernemingen Soetaert NV, subject to the approval of the Belgian Competition Authority. Algemene Ondernemingen Soetaert NV, abbreviated to AOS NV, is specialized in hydraulic engineering, civil engineering and complex foundation techniques. “Jan De Nul originally started […]

  • 7 December 2012

    The long awaited dredging program at the swimming and beach area at Lake Gregory has been postponed again, reports mountain-news.com. Rick Dinon, chairperson for the Lake Gregory Improvement Committee, stated: “We were told that the Lahontan Regional Water Quality Control Board wanted new conditions for doing the dredging.” He added: “The plan proposed by Regional […]

  • 22 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

     Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, USACE Commanding General and 54th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, discussed a unique dredging capability with Thad Pratt at U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory on Feb. 19, 2019. The new remote-operated Subdredge, which was built by EDDY Pump, was delivered to the Army Corps in late […]

  • 26 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) is investigating measures to augment the navigational capacity of the River Ganges, under the Jal Vikas Marg project. The River Ganges (or River Ganga) already carries some shipping, and is recognized as having the potential to be a major inland waterway of over 1,500 km in length. HR Wallingford, […]

  • 5 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The New York State Thruway Authority and Tappan Zee Constructors, LLC (TZC) have announced that test boring operations in the Hudson River have been completed. The borings in the river are part of the pre-construction geotechnical work that began in late March. Crews will, however, continue test borings on land in both Rockland and Westchester […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency and Leicester City Council will start work to help reduce flood risk in Leicester on Monday, 22 September. The work will take place on a section of the River Biam near the Great Central Way and will remove a build up of silt from the 2 southernmost arches of the Biam Bridge. […]

  • 17 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the beginning of formal construction of the New NY Bridge to replace the Tappan Zee with installation of the first permanent piles that will comprise the foundation of the new bridge. The bridge is scheduled to be completed in just under five years from the start of formal construction making […]

  • 10 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Officials at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey have confirmed that their port will be able to handle 14,000 TEU vessels toward the end of 2017. The planned completion of the 50-foot Harbor Deepening Project later this summer and the anticipated completion of the navigational clearance project at the Bayonne Bridge late […]

  • 28 January 2014

    The U.S. Senate last night voted 86-13 to move forward and debate the bipartisan Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act (HFIA) sponsored by U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La. and supported by 31 bipartisan, geographically diverse senators. Last month, Sen. Landrieu secured a commitment from Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., to bring the bill to […]

  • 18 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Western Australia’s peak environment group has called on the Barnett Government to rule out the export of coal from the port of Bunbury, after a proposal to build a shipping terminal for a new coal export industry was given recommended approval by the State’s environmental watchdog today. Lanco Australia is seeking approval for a 5-fold […]