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  • 3 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, is scheduled an informational meeting on the draft Flagler County Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Study for Wednesday February 5, at the Emergency Operations Center, in the Flagler County Government Center at 1769 East Moody Boulevard (S.R. 100), Bunnell. The 30-day comment period on the study began January […]

  • 18 September 2012

    During the Emerging Kerala summit, the Vizhinjam International Port Project has received proposals from British firms for the dredging and breakwater construction work. A senior port official stated: “We are satisfied with the responses we have got, and will consider this proposal after inviting global tenders to construct the super structure of the port.“ According […]

  • 31 July 2013

    The Ocean City Community Association will meet 9:15 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 7 at the Ocean City Library, 1735 Simpson Ave., to discuss back bay dredging, coastal cottages, and emergency response team, with presentations by City Councilman Antwan McClellan, retired Ocean City detective Scott Morgan and retired Philadelphia firefighter Jerry Bonner. OCCA members and prospective members […]

  • 18 August 2020
    Business development

    Indian Infrastructure magazine is organizing the 11th edition of “Dredging in India” conference as a virtual conference on September 8-9, 2020 (10 am – 4 pm). Over the years, dredging has emerged as a distinct industry due to the growing draught requirements at Indian ports as well as inland waterways. During 2017-18 and 2018-19, dredging […]

  • 23 July 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are scheduled to begin dredging of the Indiana Harbour and Ship Canal on September 4, i.e., in six week time, East Chicago Community news site informs. The dredging project, which encompasses removal of 400,000 cubic yards of polluted sediment from the waterways on annual basis, comes after 40 years […]

  • 12 July 2012

    Positioned as the new Asian gateway and one of the fastest growing economies in the world, Sri Lankas maritime and logistics initiatives will be given another boost from the inauguration of Sri Lanka Ports, Trade and Logistics two day Conference and Exhibition which ended at the Hilton Hotel Colombo, recently. The conference supported by Sri […]

  • 9 February 2012

    Congressman John Tierney announced that $3.5 million in federal funds will be used to make emergency repairs to the south jetty along Plum Island. The funds resulted from the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, which Congressman Tierney supported and which became law in December. “With this $3.5 million in federal funds, the Army Corps of Engineers […]

  • 11 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Construction works on the Fairhaven to Church Scar Coastal Protection Scheme are now complete, according to the Fylde Council. VBA – a joint venture between VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business – worked together with Fylde Council on this £22m coastal protection scheme along the Fylde coast. Under the project, the contractor replaced the […]

  • 13 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    New structural and nonstructural solutions could better protect the Houston-Galveston region from the impact of hurricanes and severe storms, according to a research paper by energy, engineering and environmental law experts at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy.  The paper, “Legal Issues in Hurricane Damage Risk Abatement,” examines various alternatives for mitigating floods and […]

  • 19 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District awarded a $36.9 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge Dock, LLC of Oak Brook, Illinois to place approximately 1.1 million cubic yards of sand at Keansburg, New Jersey as part of an emergency shore protection project affected by Hurricane Sandy. The contract is part of the […]

  • 9 August 2012

    The Borough of Avalon will receive a major beach fill project in fall 2012. This renourishment project will be fully funded by the United States Army Corps of Engineers to restore beaches that were damaged by the August, 2011 arrival of Hurricane Irene along the New Jersey coastline. The beach fill project is expected to […]

  • 17 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    State and federal agencies led discussions on Mohawk River flooding and flood mitigation strategies during a public forum in Herkimer County, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced. The forum consisted of two panel discussions with presentations on flooding along the Mohawk River, flood responses, floodplain management requirements and flood mitigation. The […]

  • 27 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Callan Marine LTD. has introduced Arie van den Adel as their new Chief Operating Officer. A 30-year veteran of the dredging industry, van den Adel has served as a Dredging Operations Consultant since 2018, managing a great variety of dredging projects around the globe. With a bachelors’ degree in Civil Engineering and a family rooted […]

  • 30 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) granted $3 million to San Mateo County to improve the Colma Creek Flood Control Channel recently. Upgrades will protect the City of South San Francisco from tributary flooding, mitigate the effects of sea level rise beyond the year 2060, and double the channel’s level of flood protection to 100-year […]

  • 12 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC), a limited edition book ‘Beyond Sand & Sea‘ has now been released. The book shows the last 50 years of dredging achievements as depicted through 50 iconic projects. Spanning the globe, the projects represent gigantic land reclamation schemes for […]

  • 19 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District has received an application for the Corps permit for dredging/disposal work within the Tijuana River Ocean Inlet. The project is located in the Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve, San Diego County, and Imperial Beach, California. The applicant, US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) San Diego, […]

  • 12 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Governor John R. Kasich yesterday signed an executive order to require Ohio EPA to create emergency rules that will further protect Lake Erie, its aquatic life and the fishing industry, while ensuring shipping can continue in the Cuyahoga River. The executive order provides the Ohio EPA Director the tools needed to prohibit open lake disposal of dredge material […]

  • 13 September 2013

    The Pillar Point Harbor dredging project has officially commenced this week, reports hmbreview.com. During this three-week cleanup program, the contractor plans to remove around 3,500 cubic yards of sand from the harbor’s boat launch ramps area. The dredged material will be placed at Perched Beach, according to hmbreview.com. Background The Harbor District’s boat launch ramp […]

  • 21 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Tappan Zee Constructors, LLC (TZC) began formal construction of the New NY Bridge on Wednesday, October 16 with installation of the first permanent piles that will comprise the bridge’s foundation. Pile driving will be limited to the hours of 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on weekdays and, occasionally, from 12 noon to 7 p.m. on […]

  • 7 March 2012

    The Hudson River Foundation will host a seminar on Wednesday, March 14, 2012, on the first year of Phase 2 of the remedial dredging of the Hudson River PCBs Superfund Site. Phase 2 is expected to take 5 to 7 years. Walter Mugdan, Director of the Emergency and Remedial Response Division at the Region 2 […]

  • 5 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    On its way to the port of Hamburg, the 19,000 TEU-vessel “CSCL Indian Ocean” stranded due to a technical failure on Wednesday evening around 25 kilometers ahead of the port. The pilots steered the ship to the side of the fairway to keep the navigation channel free for other vessels. Thanks to this fast reaction, […]

  • 29 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Transnet National Ports Authority’s trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Ilembe, built by Royal IHC, recently took part in a trial for a special beach nourishment program along sections of the Golden Mile in Durban, South Africa. Under this major coastal protection scheme, the TNPA’s 5,500m³ dredger was used to collect sand from the ‘sand trap’ area […]

  • 10 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The new Yukon harbor will emerge on the north side of the Yangtze canal (port number 9845), according to the Port of Rotterdam Authority. The harbor basin will be located between the Euromax container terminal and the gate terminal of Vopak and Gasunie. The consortium Hakkers Van Oord will execute the assignment, which is commissioned by […]

  • 6 September 2012

    Senator John Hoeven yesterday hosted a meeting of federal, local and state leaders, including Governor Jack Dalrymple, to update the community on efforts to identify and mitigate if necessary existing problem points on the Missouri River that could cause ice jams and lead to flooding this winter. Hoeven and Dalrymple said last year’s record flooding […]

  • 17 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, recently released this very interesting short documentary named ‘The Story of the Braddock Bay Ecosystem Restoration Project’, explaining how one of Lake Ontario’s last large coastal wetland complexes was saved for future generations. Implementation of the Braddock Bay Ecosystem Restoration project began in winter of 2016 with […]

  • 28 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is supporting local flood fight efforts in North Dakota. The Corps received a request for assistance from the state of North Dakota March 24. The Corps mobilized its contractor, Tunheim Construction, from Moorhead, Minnesota, to support flood fight operations near Grafton, North Dakota, which is along […]