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  • 2 May 2012

    The British-German artist duo HeHe will realise a colourful art project on the beach of Maasvlakte 2 in Rotterdam at the end of May 2012. The project, entitled RODUIN, will involve spreading around 75 cubic tonnes of red sand on the beach, where it will form a large red stain that will gradually disappear under […]

  • 25 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Buffalo Bayou desilting program is currently underway in a ‘2 1/2 mile segment’ of the bayou at the north end of Barker Reservoir, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Galveston District said in its latest project update.  The Galveston District grants local drainage and flood control districts easements in local waterways to maintain adequate […]

  • 18 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The port of Antwerp handled 95,662,759 tonnes of freight during the first six months of this year, an increase of 2.0% in comparison with the same period in 2012. “In combination with the investments recently announced, these half-year figures lead us to be cautiously optimistic for the first semester,” declared Port Authority CEO Eddy Bruyninckx. […]

  • 1 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Henderson (KY) is about to begin a dredging project that will remove sediment and silt from the downtown boat ramps. As reported in the release, for the first time this summer season, the Ohio River has dropped low enough and will remain that way so the city can clean out the silt […]

  • 28 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Salt Ponds Coalition has just released this very interesting video about recently completed Ninigret Pond dredging and marsh restoration project in Charlestown, R.I. Partners of this restoration program, conducted by the environmental services and marine construction firm J.F. Brennan, included Salt Ponds Coalition, Save the Bay, Coastal Resources Management Services, Towns of Charlestown and Westerly, RI, […]

  • 29 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Galvin Bros., Inc. Construction Company is currently working hard on the Canaan Lake Restoration Project using Remu Big Float E22 Amphibious Excavator.  Canaan Lake is a 26 acre lake in Long Island, New York, that has been affected by many different invasive plant species making the lake essentially unusable to the public and the residents […]

  • 8 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    To prevent a worsening outbreak of algae blooms this summer at City Park Lake in Baton Rouge, LA, a series of herbicide treatments will be applied between May and July, said BREC – the agency that connects people to parks and nature in East Baton Rouge Parish. The mild winter and warm spring resulted in […]

  • 4 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredge Yard and their sole agent in Sri Lanka recently won an order for a standard cutter dredger (CSD) ECO 300. The order was placed in the last quarter of 2019 and earlier this month, the dredger was successfully delivered to Colombo, Sri Lanka. The company said in its latest announcement that they already commissioned […]

  • 9 March 2018
    Business & Finance

     Sea Transport Solutions (STS), part of the Sea Transport Corporation group of companies, which own, operate and construct marine vessels for commercial, pleasure and military application, has just released a very interesting video named ‘Australian Seabed Maintenance’. Seabed maintenance is a common sense strategy because the negative environmental impacts are minimal, while the positive […]

  • 1 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Rhode Island State Conservation Committee (RI SCC), under the direction of the Director of the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RI DEM), has approved the adoption of updates to the Rhode Island Soil Erosion and Sediment Control Handbook (Handbook). These updates are in accordance with State law and pursuant to the RI Administrative […]

  • 9 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Government of Sri Lanka has taken steps to liberalize and strengthen rules and regulations as supportive measures for the growth of shipping and maritime business in the country, Sri Lanka Ports Authority Chairman Dr. Priyath Bandu Wickrama said. The three-year short term port development plan of 2008-2010 was successfully completed, after which a five-year […]

  • 7 February 2014

    The State Government has invited bidders to submit their expressions of interest (EOI) for the Ballina boat harbor dredging program, reports northernstar.com.au. “The EOI phase will indicate the interest of potential service providers who are capable of doing the job,” said deputy premier Andrew Stoner in Ballina today. Ballina MP Don Page is confident that […]

  • 27 June 2011

    Sri Lanka has begun deepening canals in marshes bordering the capital Colombo and digging lakes to prevent flooding during the rainy season… By Jayantha Kovilagodage (lankabusinessonline) [mappress] Source: lankabusinessonline, June 27, 2011

  • 13 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    Under the Government initiatives to set up a modern port system in the country, many ports are being constructed throughout the coastal belt… Source: Ceylon Daily News, November 14, 2009;

  • 15 March 2013

    Sri Lanka Ports Authority is planning to call for tenders for the construction of the second terminal of Colombo South Harbour by 2017. Sri Lanka Ports Authority Chief Engineer (Planning and Development), Susantha Abeysiriwardena told Daily News Business that SLPA would call for international tenders for the construction of the second terminal of Colombo South […]

  • 23 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Cat® Pro Series Hydraulic Thumbs expand the versatility of Cat hydraulic excavators in the 311 through 329 model range and deliver high performance and exacting compatibility with today’s Cat excavators, buckets and couplers. Pro Series thumbs mount on the bucket pin and move along the same arc as the bucket edge, providing solid grip and […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DRAGFLOW, a world player in solid pumping solutions with over 25 years of experience in manufacturing heavy duty pumps and complete dredging equipment, has had an extremely busy and successful year.  Hereby we are bringing you a list of the DRAGFLOW’s most successful projects and achievements in 2014.   Sand and Gravel Extraction Project in Nebraska, […]

  • 15 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Self-Propelled Grab Hopper Dredger SAYURU was built by Japanese-based shipbuilder Kegoya Dock for the Ceylon Fishery Harbors Corporation (CFHC). The design and construction work of the dredger commenced in October 2013 and its delivery will take place, October 18th, ahead of the original schedule. The overall length of the dredger is 49.90m, with a breadth […]

  • 6 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The John Deere 75G and 85G excavators are the latest models to join the successful, customer-driven G-Series line. Both models feature reduced tail-swing configurations to maneuver and work around congested jobsites in efficient fashion. The machines feature a wide variety of improvements, to increase visibility, operator comfort, and productivity. “The 75G and 85G were designed […]

  • 10 May 2010

    Hambantota District MP, Namal Rajapaksa and several newly appointed members of the new parliament made an extensive inspection visit at the… [mappress] Source: dailymirror, May 10, 2010;

  • 14 March 2010

    Mar 12, Colombo: The Sri Lankan government has initiated a number of projects to expand the ports network in the country to attract more service form the international shipping industry, the Secretary to the Ministry of Ports and Aviation Ranjith de Silva said today at a press briefing… [mappress] Source: Colombo Page, March 12, 2010;

  • 13 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Official delivery of the Sayuru, a self-propelled grab hopper dredger that was built under the Grant Aid scheme of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), has been scheduled for next week. Delivery of the dredger to the Ceylon Fishery Harbors Corporation (CFHC) will take place at the Dikkowita Fisheries Harbor. The dredger will be one of the most […]

  • 10 October 2011

    The Government of India will work to expedite the process of giving sanction to remove the additional four wrecks at the Kankesanthurai … By R. K. Radhakrishnan (thehindu) [mappress] Source: thehindu, October 10, 2011;

  • 11 October 2010

    Sri Lanka Ports Authority says that all arrangements are underway to ceremoniously open the newly built Magampura Harbour in Sri Lanka’s … (colombopage) [mappress] Source: colombopage, October 11, 2010;

  • 3 April 2012

    The company retained by India to remove the ship wrecks under Kankesanthurai (KKS) Harbor has completed its work, according to The Official Government News Portal of Sri Lanka. It has been found that one of the main problems in rebuilding the KKS Harbor is the presence of six ship wrecks of which 4 are inside […]

  • 11 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, and its contractor, Dean Marine & Excavating, Inc., will begin construction this week to repair an approximately 600-foot portion of the Rochester Harbor east pier, Rochester, NY.  The Rochester Harbor east pier was constructed in 1908, and sections of the shoreward and lake ends were reconstructed in […]