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  • 28 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Palaszczuk Government is funding research to help save Queensland’s iconic beaches from extreme weather events, the Queensland Government said in its latest announcement.  Innovation Minister Leeanne Enoch said that the funding is part of the $9.85 million awarded to 53 researchers under the Advance Queensland Research Fellowship and PhD Scholarship programs. “In any given […]

  • 7 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations related to the Fort Pierce Shore Protection Project are currently underway, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, said in their latest announcement.  According to USACE, the project will place 385,000 cubic yards of sand on just under one mile of eroded beach in St. Lucie County. The $6.8 million coastal protection program, […]

  • 31 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    At the Port of Corinto, on Nicaragua’s Pacific Coast, a DOP Submersible Dredge Pump 150 has started on a capital dredging project. The municipality of Corinto has decided to build a wave barrier that will protect the town against the wave intrusion. The delivered DOP150 is equipped with a cutter unit, and has been attached to a […]

  • 5 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Two years ago, Hurricane Sandy struck the northeastern United States and went down in history as one of the most destructive storms on record, damaging homes and businesses and causing billions of dollars in damage to vital infrastructure, electrical power transmission, transportation and water and sewage facilities. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineer played an […]

  • 28 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    A $670,000 dredging program started last week on the Rewa River to ensure the quick discharge of upstream water in the river and to minimize spillover water from flooding nearby communities, the Fijian Government informs.  During the commissioning of the dredging operations in Nasali Landing in Rewa, Minister for Waterways, Mahendra Reddy, said that the government […]

  • 12 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Royal IHC has awarded Pentair Fairbanks Nijhuis an order to supply cooling water, rinsing and gland pumps for two new cutter section dredgers to be built for the Suez Canal Authority (SCA). The order includes supply of a total of 102 pump sets for both vessels. Royal IHC recently received an order from the Suez […]

  • 19 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Sand pumping operations for the Nassau County beach renourishment project are projected to begin this week, said the City of Fernandina Beach Government in their latest announcement.  This work will continue twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week (holidays included) until completion, according to the release. USACE estimates that the contractor – Manson Construction – will […]

  • 12 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Weeks Marine Inc., of Covington, Louisiana, has completed Buxton Beach pumping operations from the “Haulover” north of Buxton to the oceanfront groin at the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse in Dare County. According to the county latest report, Weeks pumped the final load of sand at the northern end of the nourishment project on Tuesday afternoon, February 27. “All […]

  • 17 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    American contractor Cashman Dredging & Marine Contracting in September 2014 took delivery of the Damen DOP submersible dredge pump. Since then, the DOP450L high efficiency pump has completed many jobs throughout the USA, recently completing one in Puerto Rico. On its current job in Tampa, Florida, the DOP450L was integrated in a recently built hydraulic unloader, called “Kraken”. Here, […]

  • 21 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Waterking BV, a Dutch company involved in the production of amphibious excavators, has presented a complete new multi purpose machine, equipped with Damen dredge pump. Earlier this month, this Waterking Multi Dredger completed its first successful test for a customer from Hungary. The machine has an operating radius of 360° and a working range of […]

  • 24 August 2011
    Equipment, Technology

    Grindex has updated its Bravo series of slurry pumps to make them tougher and include 45 W and 70 kW versions. The BRAVO submersible electric pumps are designed for use in mines, quarries, dredging and construction operations that require the transfer of abrasive particles such as stone, steel or bentonite. They are also suitable for […]

  • 7 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Holland Dredge Design (HDD), member of the BIG Group of companies, has just finished the first production of the HDD Dredge Pump DP400. The DP400 dredge pump unit is already sold by HDD and will be assembled in a dredging vessel. The dredger is currently working in Egypt and is being used for the rivers […]

  • 10 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    FSUE Rosmorport has just announced its plans for the maintenance dredging of the Port of Makhachkala for 2017. According to the company, the scope of maintenance dredging planned for this year will total 420,000 cbm. Rosmorport also said that the main target of the works is to ensure design dimensions of hydraulic engineering structures at the […]

  • 20 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, has just released these beautiful photos from the Folly Beach renourishment project.  “The project has been a huge success in reducing risk to the people and property behind the dunes. We are on track to finish pumping this week,” said USACE in their latest project update. The Charleston […]

  • 23 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Parts of the Hilton Head Island beach will be closing as soon as next week, as contractors will spend about three months placing new sand onto the beaches, according to WTOC. The 2016 beach renourishment of the Atlantic oceanfront shoreline is expected to be similar to the projects conducted in 1990, 1997 and 2006. Also, the […]

  • 14 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Absecon Inlet is a busy place these days with two of coastal protection projects currently ongoing, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, said in its yesterday’s announcement. “We are building a seawall along the inlet and rebuilding sections of the Atlantic City, New Jersey boardwalk. Also, the dredge RN Weeks can be seen […]

  • 7 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, has approved an AED35 million ($9.5 million) project for periodical maintenance of Dubai marine facilities and coastal protection for the next two years, Emirates News Agency informs. Hussein Nasser Lootah, Director-General of Dubai Municipality, said that the approval comes as part of the special attention given […]

  • 7 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Repair work began last week on the dune and berm at Bethany Beach, Delaware, to help get the community ready for Hurricane season, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District said in their latest announcement. USACE’s contractor, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), is set to place more than 650,000 cubic yards of sand onto the […]

  • 3 July 2012

    The Hussain Sagar lake cleaning and catchment area improvement project began four years ago, but so far only 60% work has been completed, The Times of India reports. Though the state government fixed a fresh deadline (March 2013) to complete the project, the authority is likely to miss this deadline too as some major works, […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    As a dredge moves farther away from the discharge point, the pump speed is increased to maintain a proper slurry velocity within the pipeline. Once maximum pump speed has been achieved, further increasing the discharge distance causes the cost-per-ton of material moved to rise, while production declines. Of course, there is always a cost involved […]

  • 11 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The final environmental assessment for continued maintenance of the Columbia River federal navigation channel is available. The maintenance includes placement of dredged material on the eastern shoreline of Rice Island and re-handling material at an in-water site near Howard Island. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will place material on the eastern end of Rice […]

  • 5 April 2012
    Equipment, Technology

      According to World Pumps, the new Weir Minerals sales and service centre in Nederweert, the Netherlands, has just supplied €750 000 worth of slurry pumps and spare parts to international marine contractor Van Oord. The slurry pumps and spare parts are for two new Van Oord cutter dredgers – the Athena and Artemis. Van […]

  • 28 April 2020
    Business & Finance

     Damen Shipyards has just released a video named ”How to Empty Sand Barges Using a DOP Dredge Pump”, recorded during a project in Haringvliet, the Netherlands.  Under the contract, for a newly created island 5.000m³ of coarse sand had to be transported. This new island is located in a very shallow area where the […]

  • 8 March 2012

    Recently, the port directors Eddy Bruyninckx (Antwerp), Jens Meier (Hamburg) and Hans Smits (Rotterdam) expressed their support in the European Parliament for the further development of a European intermodal transport network. Particularly rail and inland navigation corridors, of which the three ports are the entry as well as the end points of important corridors, are […]

  • 10 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Middle East Dredging Company (MEDCO) has selected Weir Minerals to supply pumps that will be used in the New Doha Sea Port dredging project, according to portfinanceinternational.com. This capital construction project will require approximately 45 million cubic metres of mainly hard rock to be dredged from a 20km long approach channel and the port’s basin. […]

  • 14 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Dutra Group has just released an interesting photo of its dredge Stuyvesant pumping sand on Panama City Beach in Pinnacle Point, Florida. The work is part of the overall $17.8 million worth Panama City Beach Renourishment project. The renourishment project – spanning from the west to east ends and totaling approximately 3.5 miles – will take place […]