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  • 12 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), a dredging contractor from Oak Brook, Illinois, has won a $26.2 million contract for maintenance dredging of Fire Island Inlet and Shores Westerly to Jones Inlet. Bids were solicited via the internet with three received, reports the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). “Work will be performed in Copiague, New York, […]

  • 7 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Memphis District has several missions associated with the Mississippi River. One of the most important is to keep the river channel at a depth that allows the river barge industry to dependably transport goods up and down the river. To deliver on this charge, the Memphis District awarded a […]

  • 9 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just introduced the latest issue of Terra et Aqua, their official quarterly publication. The magazine is supported solely by the IADC as a service to the world-wide dredging community and represents IADC’s commitment to the highest standards of professional conduct. IADC is the global umbrella organisation for contractors in […]

  • 10 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Last week, Congressman Tim Bishop led a bipartisan effort to safeguard funding for the National Estuary Program (NEP). He and Congressman Frank LoBiondo were the authors of a letter to the House Appropriations Committee that asked for equal funding for all 28 programs funded by the NEP. Estuaries have been shown to be some of […]

  • 12 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) will lodge a Resource Consent Application (RCA) tomorrow for a further expansion of the reclamation at Te Awaparahi Bay, the company said in its latest announcement.  “The reclamation is needed to provide space for the port to meet the South Island’s growing freight requirements. It will ensure we can […]

  • 11 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) has announced the unaudited Financial Results for the quarter/period ended 31st December, 2012. The Dredging Corporation of India Limited (DCI) was established in the year 1976 to provide dredging services to the Major Ports of the country in India. DCI is a pioneer organization in the field of dredging […]

  • 13 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Beginning Monday, January 16, 2017 the Hilton Head Island’s subcontractor, Eastman Aggregates, will begin tilling those portions of the Island’s beach which were recently renourished. The tilling is a requirement of the beach renourishment project permits and is done to ensure suitable nesting habitat for sea turtles. The portions of the beach affected by this […]

  • 27 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Hilton Head Island, SC, has just released the latest update on their 2016 Beach Nourishment Project, undertaken by Weeks Marine. The beach area between 1 Ocean lane and 18 Armada is currently restricted for beach nourishment construction activities, the Town said. During the 5 month scheme, these beach fill operations will proceed around […]

  • 10 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) yesterday announced the award of $6.8 million in matching grants for 33 projects, spread across the state, to mitigate water pollution from stormwater and nonpoint sources, reduce flooding, and strengthen Rhode Island’s climate resilience. The grants are made possible through funding from the Narragansett Bay and Watershed […]

  • 20 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Natural Resources and Mines, Andrew Cripps, has slammed today’s grandstanding from green groups about the future management of North Stradbroke Island. Mr Cripps said comments by conservation multi-national the Australian Conservation Foundation (ACF) are just predictable politicking from blow-in groups purporting to represent local concerns. “The reality is that their extreme green views […]

  • 14 September 2012

    Sen. William A. Walaska yesterday offered his congratulations and compliments on the hiring by the Quonset Development Corporation of a Rhode Island firm to run the new container operation at the Port of Davisville. The QDC announced the hiring of R.I. Port Services to handle the planned expansion of short-sea shipping at the port. Under […]

  • 2 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    With high-tech equipment pumping up to 50,000 cubic yards of sand per day from a shoal area in the Gulf of Mexico, the U.S. Corps of Engineers’ project to renourish Cat Island’s East Beach is expected to conclude in mid-October. “Cat Island is an important asset to Mississippi because of its natural beauty and historical […]

  • 9 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers signed a key ecosystem restoration report April 8, 2020, that allows Congress to consider the project for future authorization. Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, signed the Chief of […]

  • 10 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Queensland’s Coordinator General has recommended the Shute Harbour Marina development near Airlie Beach can proceed subject to proponents meeting a number of environmental, land use and cultural heritage conditions. Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning Jeff Seeney said, should the project go ahead, it had the potential to create 107 construction […]

  • 27 March 2018
    Business & Finance

     Ayia Napa Marina, situated on the southeastern coast of Cyprus, has just released the latest video update on their marina development project.  Phase 2 of construction, which refers to all residential and commercial buildings of the project, started on 1st March 2018, with Terna S.A. and the Ayia Napa Marina engineering teams mobilizing new staff, […]

  • 29 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand yesterday announced that the beach renourishment project at Smith Point County Park is complete. The project is part of the larger New York Fire Island to Montauk Point Reformulation Study known as FIMP. “After more than 50 years of planning and praying, beach renourishment at Smith Point […]

  • 26 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority is partnering with The Water Institute of the Gulf and hosting Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana to produce the fifth biennial State of the Coast Conference at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, from May 30 to June 1, 2018. “State of the Coast is the largest […]

  • 17 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    In front of a mostly packed house in the island’s combined-school cafeteria, a panel of Norfolk District leaders, engineers and scientists briefed the community on progress of the jetty project. The group announced the study period for the project was nearing an end and was moving to review by higher headquarters. Under the guidelines of […]

  • 12 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Senate Committee of Environment and Public Works (EPW) has accepted Senator Tim Kaine’s provisions to start new flood-resilience projects that would protect Tangier Island and Coastal Virginia.  The EPW Committee’s draft of the America’s Water Infrastructure Act includes two provisions that will result in roadmaps for new resilient infrastructure – a broad plan for the […]

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  • 15 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. House of Representatives has sent another clear signal that it is committed to ending the dredging crisis on the Great Lakes. An amendment to the Energy & Water Appropriations bill mandates that the Great Lakes Navigation System gets the 10 percent of increased funding for dredging that is promised in the Water Resources […]

  • 15 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Congressman Dan Donovan, NY Mayor Bill de Blasio and Staten Island elected representatives have announced that the planned line of protection for Staten Island’s east shore cleared a major hurdle on the path toward construction.  In October, the lawmakers urged the Assistant Secretary of the Army to swiftly approve the […]

  • 28 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In its latest issue of Terra et Aqua, the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has introduced an article about the Horseshoe Bend project in Louisiana. According to the paper, the capacity for the placement of shoal material dredged from Horseshoe Bend at eight wetland development sites located along the river’s bank lines adjacent to the channel was nearly exhausted in […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Honorable Dr. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labor, has announced that the Government of Canada will invest in improvements at Thornbury Harbor that will benefit local users.  The project will consist of the replacement of floating wharves and finger piers. These improvements will ensure recreational boaters who use the facility continue to have a place […]

  • 17 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in partnership with local sponsor Port of Everett, started the maintenance dredging of the upper and lower channel of Everett Harbor and Snohomish River October 16. The Corps awarded a contract to Portable Hydraulic Dredging, LLC., of Anchorage, Alaska., for $1.5 million. Approximately 60,000 cubic yards of material will […]