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  • 26 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    As the sun on the dredging season in the Midwest inland areas began to set, operations were starting to heat up on the east coast for J.F. Brennan Company (Brennan). For a third straight year, Brennan has had the opportunity to procure work in the milder maritime climate throughout New England during the winter months. […]

  • 25 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Black & Veatch has provided engineering design and support for permitting and construction on a project that will upgrade submarine cable and transmission line in Boston Harbor. Installation of a new underground and submarine transmission line enables future dredging work needed for import and export at one of New England’s busiest seaports. This line supplies […]

  • 19 March 2020
    Business & Finance

     WM Plant Hire yesterday released this beautiful video about the dredging operations on the River Parrett. The scheme is being led for Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA) by the Parrett Internal Drainage Board (IDB), working closely with the Environment Agency and Natural England. The aim of the proposed works is to help the SRA reduce […]

  • 4 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Blenheim Estate has enlisted the expertise of Oxfordshire based BSG Ecology to ensure the huge civil engineering program will cause minimum disruption to their fauna and flora. Wildlife surveys carried out by BSG Ecology ahead of the dredging has revealed the estate is home to a huge variety of wildlife including more than 50% of […]

  • 27 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Massachusetts Senator Bruce Tarr visited dredging operations on the Annisquam River in Gloucester last week. Senator Tarr was instrumental in getting the contributed funds from the MA Dredging Program, allowing USACE to award the dredging contract. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, awarded this contract to Coastline Consulting on October 10, 2019. […]

  • 14 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    With the release of the President’s Budget for fiscal year 2021 (FY21) for the Army Corps Civil Works program, the Corps’ New England District anticipates continued operations and funding in fiscal year 2021 that starts on Oct. 1, 2020. In Connecticut, the FY21 budget proposes continuing funding for the operation and maintenance of the 8 […]

  • 5 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has started discussions with EDF Energy about a new marine licence application to dispose of dredged material from the Bristol Channel into a disposal site off the coast of Cardiff, South Wales. EDF has submitted its plan to NRW for the sampling and testing of the sediment from the construction site […]

  • 5 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Major works are reshaping the visitor experience at Kings Mill Reservoir in England, Ashfield District Council said in its latest announcement.  Ashfield District Council and partners including Nottinghamshire County Council and Mansfield District Council secured funding from The National Lottery Heritage Fund for improvements across King’s Mill Reservoir, The Lawn and Hermitage Ponds. The key […]

  • 31 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, yesterday announced the latest update on their Annisquam River dredging project in Gloucester, MA, saying that roughly 100,000 CY (of 140,000 CY) of material was successfully removed so far. The USACE New England District awarded this contract to Coastline Consulting on October 10, 2019. The project, […]

  • 20 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Hampton Harbor maintenance dredging project in New Hampshire, conducted by H&L Contracting, has been successfully completed, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England, reports. Approximately 170,000 cubic yards of sandy material was hydraulically dredged from the 8-foot deep entrance channel, 8-foot deep Hampton channel, 8-foot deep cross channel, 8-foot deep Hampton anchorage, 6-foot […]

  • 16 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, has just released the latest update on the Cape Porpoise dredging scheme in Maine, saying that the work is now complete and the harbor can be opened back up to the local community. The project, conducted by Coastline Consulting and Development, involved maintenance dredging of approximately […]

  • 10 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The first season of the Annisquam River federal navigation project in Gloucester, Massachusetts, is moving on nicely, according to Gloucester Harbormaster T.J. Ciarametaro. Last Wednesday, Ciarametaro briefed Waterways Board members about the progress made so far saying that almost half of the targeted sand and debris has been already removed from the river. Ciarametaro also said […]

  • 23 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, has just announced a plan to stabilize approximately 1,500 feet of shoreline that is eroding at the Pleasant Point Reservation near Perry, Maine.   The work is being implemented under the Section 14 Emergency Shoreline Protection program. The Pleasant Point Reservation is home to members of […]

  • 23 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, held a public information meeting recently in the Baldwin Center located at 1000 West Broad Street, Stratford, Connecticut. During the meeting, USACE presented the Proposed Plan for Environmental Restoration for the Tidal Flats and Outfall-008 drainage ditch sediments at the Stratford Army Engine Plant Site located […]

  • 20 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is currently working on a Coastal Storm Risk Management feasibility study in Fairfield and New Haven Counties, Connecticut and has developed a recommended draft plan for the “Long Wharf” area in New Haven. The non-Federal project partner for the study is the Connecticut Department of Energy […]

  • 19 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Niantic Bay Yacht Club in East Lyme, Connecticut, is seeking a permit from the USACE New England District to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with dredging 13,000 cubic yards of material to allow vessels to continue to access the docking facilities at the yacht club in East Lyme. This work […]

  • 16 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Canal & River Trust (UK) has announced an update on a £43.6 million winter works program being performed across England & Wales. According to the update, dredging has been completed on the Macclesfield Canal and on the Worcester & Birmingham Canal, where the Trust has removed 27,000 tons of contaminated sediment at Titford Pools. In […]

  • 9 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is seeking public comment on the Proposed Plan for Environmental Restoration for the Tidal Flats and Outfall-008 drainage ditch sediments, a preferred mechanical dredging and on-site beneficial re-use of sediments alternative, at the Stratford Army Engine Plant Site in Stratford, CT. A public comment period will […]

  • 28 November 2019
    Business & Finance

     Dredging of the River Parrett on the Somerset Levels is a major spectacle. See how it’s being done for Somerset Rivers Authority by the Parrett Internal Drainage Board and contractors WM Longreach in this short video. The work is reducing flood risks for up to 200 properties across a wide area. The Environment Agency […]

  • 14 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, has received a request in conjunction with deepening the existing Rockwell Pond in Hampden, Massachusetts. The proposed work involves grading and the discharge of dredged and/or fill material into approximately 3.3 acres of the Rockwell Pond, the Scantic River and Rock-A-Dundee Brook as part of deepening […]

  • 6 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Massachusetts Port Authority (Massport) received two new rubber-tired gantries (RTGs) last week, increasing the number of RTGs at the Paul W. Conley Container Terminal to 16. According to the company, adding equipment is part of an $850 million investment to keep Conley Terminal competitive and efficient with truck turntimes averaging under 35 minutes. “After […]

  • 6 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Canal and River Trust has officially begun work to dredge Titford Pools in Oldbury as part of a £3.1 million project to improve water quality and encourage wildlife back to the area. Working in partnership with the European Regional Development Fund, Highways England, Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council and volunteers from the Birmingham Canal Navigations Society, […]

  • 5 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Annisquam River federal navigation project in Gloucester, Massachusetts, will undergo maintenance dredging under the terms of a $7.8 million contract issued recently by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. The contract – awarded on Oct. 10th – will be performed by Coastline Consulting and Development, LLC, of Branford, Connecticut. According to […]

  • 22 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Neptune Marine – specialized provider of marine solutions in the Netherlands – is taking part in a major port expansion project near London, UK. The provider of charter equipment delivered barges to UK-based construction firm GRAHAM for the expansion of Tilbury2. The Port of Tilbury, one of the UK’s fastest growing port, is vital in […]

  • 14 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Properties in Godalming, Surrey, England, will be better protected from flooding thanks to a brand new flood alleviation scheme. The construction of the scheme cost approximately £4.5 million and the Environment Agency contributed approximately a third of the cost, through government grant-in-aid. Godalming flood alleviation scheme was officially unveiled Friday, October 11th 2019, by the […]

  • 8 October 2019
    Business & Finance

     Mackley has completed a program of works to repair and improve a half-mile long structure which protects the harbor in the south Devon town of Brixham, the south-west of England. First erected in 1843, Victoria Breakwater was severely damaged during Storm Emma in March 2018. Working on behalf of Torbay Council, Mackley was contracted to […]