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  • 16 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, New York City , New York state and community partners came together to announce both the beginning of sand pumping on Rockaway Beach and the award of a $26.4 million contract for the placement of even more sand to aid post-Sandy restoration efforts. Overall, […]

  • 30 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    When Hurricane Sandy struck the northeastern United States, a lot of its impacts were immediately obvious. From destroyed structures to massive power outages to flooding of communities and infrastructure like many had never seen before, the storm left its mark throughout the region. One of Sandy’s less obvious impacts at first was the damage it […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The expansion of the Panama Canal to accommodate a new generation of huge cargo ships is not likely to be “a game changer” for United States ports, John Reinhart, the CEO and executive director of the Virginia Port Authority, told an international audience of maritime economists in Norfolk on Wednesday, July 16. “But we still […]

  • 7 July 2011

    The municipalities of Buguey and Gonzaga along the coastal areas of Cagayan are set to dredge their rivers this year amidst objections from cause-oriented groups. With the issue on logging near dead, mining, or in this case dredging, has emerged as the top environmental concern today with nearly all stakeholders taking a slice of the […]

  • 2 April 2012

    Tennessee agencies and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials signed a new partnership agreement today that reaffirms a commitment to cooperate and communicate with each other to achieve mutual water resource goals aimed at improved quality of life for citizens. The federal and state agencies last signed a partnership agreement in 2009. Flood responses on […]

  • 20 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    WeSubsea, a subsea service company located in Norway and UK, has reported a very busy 2016, filled with lots of activities and accomplishments. Enough reasons for Dredging Today to catch up with Mr. Jason Wilson, UK WeSubsea Managing Director, to review the business highlights from 2016 and discuss the impact they project for 2017. DT: Let’s […]

  • 17 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In a year filled with budget cuts, hiring freezes, a reduction in staffing and a government shutdown, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District worked diligently to increase understanding of the Corps’ mission of providing vital public engineering services in peace and war to strengthen the nation’s security, energize the economy and reduce risks […]

  • 13 July 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Weeks Marine Inc. (WMI), an ENR top 100 construction contractor with extensive dredging and coastal restoration experience in the Gulf of Mexico will christen a new $41 million ocean-going hydraulic cutter suction dredge, the CR McCaskill, on July 16, 2012 at the company’s Houma Marine Yard, 1135 Lower Coteau Road, Houma, LA 70361. The vessel […]

  • 1 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a leading heavy civil marine contractor, today reported a net loss for the three months ended December 31, 2011, of $5.2 million ($0.19 diluted loss per share). These results compare to net income of $3.0 million ($0.11 diluted earnings per share) for the same period a year ago. For the full […]

  • 18 May 2012

    The Miami Port and Terminal Technology USA 2012 4th international conference and exhibition saw the launch of the industry’s first custom designed 4D (X,Y,Z and TIME) land and marine survey vessel. Following the success of their Dynascan mobile mapping system (the world’s first truly portable LiDAR system) and the increasing market demand for a combined […]

  • 4 March 2011
    Business & Finance

      Turnover rises to EUR 1,578 million, net profit EUR 165 million, company financially very healthy, order portfolio stands at EUR 1.9 billion, new investment programme of EUR 1 billion. 2010 turned out to be an excellent year for Van Oord. A solid level of capacity utilisation, both staff and equipment, and the extraordinary tax […]

  • 2 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Patrick Administration announced nearly $1.3 million in funding to reduce risks associated with coastal storms, erosion and sea level rise through natural and nonstructural approaches called green infrastructure. The funding for this  first ever round of Green Infrastructure for Coastal Resilience Pilot Grants was made available through Governor Deval Patrick’s $50 million investment in […]

  • 6 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition and remediation services, today reported financial results for the quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2012. Chief Executive Officer Jonathan Berger said, “Our third quarter results were hampered by […]

  • 20 April 2012

    Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and Port Authority Executive Director Pat Foye launched a $250 million construction project to boost economic development in New York Harbor. The project involves digging a new water transmission main – called a siphon – between Staten Island and Brooklyn that will allow for the removal of two existing tunnels that […]

  • 9 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Visitors to Emeriti Park next to Baker University Center will see a temporary interruption to the serenity of the area this summer, as several construction improvements are underway, including pond dredging and additional lighting features. The pond was excavated at a depth of 8 feet in 1998 and has steadily collected silt over the years, […]

  • 9 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    As from today, the subsidiaries Eraerts Dragages et Entreprises SA, Envisan International SA and Sol&Val SA will no longer exist within Jan De Nul Group. Eraerts Dragages et Entreprises SA, based in Fleurus, merges with Jan De Nul NV in Hofstade and Envisan International SA in Fleurus and Sol&Val SA in Saint-Ghislain, merge with Envisan […]

  • 3 December 2010

    Bundaberg Regional Council is just a few months away from taking action to help restore the health of Bargara’s Moneys Creek…   By Lea Emery (news-mail) [mappress] Source: news-mail, December 3, 2010;

  • 21 December 2012

      A major beach nour­ish­ment project that will repair the beach­front in Avalon and Stone Har­bor is expected to get under­way right before the Christ­mas hol­i­day. A dredge that will pump up to 710,000 thou­sand cubic yards on the beaches in both com­mu­ni­ties is expected to begin on or about Sun­day, Decem­ber 23rd. This project […]

  • 19 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    ‘In my time as State Secretary, I witnessed the birth of Deltares. This top institute is already five years old, and it has developed into a global player with activities in more than 80 countries,‘ Minister Schultz van Haegen of Infrastructure and the Environment was talking at the opening today of the new Deltares building […]

  • 22 April 2010

    A New Jersey federal court judge has bluntly rejected what he implied was a “judge shopping” attempt by parties battling over a consolidation of lawsuits targeting the Delaware River deepening project. Judge Joel A. Pisano made the point in denying a compromise that would have merged New Jersey’s challenge to the Army Corps… [mappress] Source:delawareonline,April […]

  • 31 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Recent plans to dredge the Killybegs harbor in Donegal County, Ireland, have sparked a great deal of controversy. A number of local groups are objecting to the plans including the Killybegs Community Council. Concerns have been raised over the dangers that might arise from the proposed dredging of the harbor. According to the Council’s latest release, […]

  • 24 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Maldives Transport and Contracting Company Plc (MTCC) successfully completed work on the construction of L. Maabaidhoo Harbour New Channel project on 18th August 2020. For this project, MTCC dredged 17,503 cbm of soil to create a new harbour channel. Additionally, the existing harbour channel was closed. Works on the project, which was awarded to MTCC […]

  • 14 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Mercator Ltd, one of India’s diversified conglomerates with interests in coal, oil and gas, shipping and dredging, is considering dividing its shipping and dredging business into two separate entities.  “On 12th August 2017, the Board of Directors of Mercator initiated a study to explore the possibility of demerger of business via restructuring of Shipping and Dredging business […]

  • 4 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The City of Virginia Beach easement requiring dredging is selected and measured to plan maintenance and generate a map to communicate location. Rob Jessen, GIS Coordinator for the City of Virginia Beach, used Smart Client to select neighboring properties and generates a spreadsheet for a mail merge notification. Regarding this plan, Jessen stated: “We expect […]

  • 11 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The 30th IAPH World Ports Conference is taking place this week in Bali, Indonesia, at Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center (BNDCC). At the event, Rene Kolman, Secretary General of IADC, presented on the topic of “Ecosystem Services”. The Secretary General highlighted the concept of ES, presented a case study on Botany Bay in Sydney, Australia […]

  • 2 July 2012

    Royal Haskoning and DHV have announced that they have merged and will now be known as Royal HaskoningDHV. The company, headquartered in Amersfoort, the Netherlands, is one of Europe’s leading project management, engineering and consultancy service providers, ranking globally in the top 10 of independently owned, non-listed companies and top 40 overall. With nearly 8,000 professionals providing services […]