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  • 26 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has approved 76 additional Monroe County canals for Hurricane Irma marine debris and sediment removal. The newly approved canals fall under the same Emergency Watershed Protection grant used to clean Hurricane Irma marine debris from 172 previously approved canals. The Tavernier-based Adventure Environmental, Inc. (AEI) […]

  • 9 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The first section of a new £16.5 million jetty for the fishing and offshore industries has been handed over to Lerwick Port Authority by contractor, Tulloch Developments Ltd. The early completion of the 110-meter section at Holmsgarth North clears the way for the demolition of the nearby former Shell jetty which has been used by […]

  • 7 December 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    HR Wallingford, the international hydraulic and environmental engineering consultancy, has acquired UK-based DRL Software. DRL Software develops environmental monitoring software with coastal, offshore and estuary applications. Their DRL-Sediview application is used by dredging companies, environmental engineers and scientists, and research institutions worldwide. Sediview is used to analyse raw data from acoustic doppler current profilers (ADCPs). […]

  • 9 September 2020
    Technology

    The Bureau of Reclamation’s Guardians of the Reservoir Challenge webinar will take place this Thursday, September 10th, at noon EST. Reservoirs are bodies of stored fresh water that typically form behind dams. They are a critical water source, supplying farms with irrigation and providing potable water to people and homes.  Increasingly, they are also an important […]

  • 4 September 2020
    Business development

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced the official removal of the Lower Menominee River Area of Concern (AOC) from a list of heavily polluted sites located within the Great Lakes basin. A total of 43 AOCs were originally identified in the U.S. and Canada in the 1980s, primarily due to legacy contamination and degraded […]

  • 15 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Caterpillar has just launched their new Cat 306 CR Mini Hydraulic Excavator, marking the company’s entry in the 6-ton class offering. According to Caterpillar, the 306 CR mini excavator is built to exceed customer expectations with strong performance, enhanced operator experience and simplified maintenance with extended service intervals. The new mini excavator features heavy-duty main […]

  • 20 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Vale, a Brazilian mining company, is moving ahead with emergency projects to implement measures for containing the tailings coming from Dam I of the Córrego do Feijão Mine, located in Brumadinho, Minas Gerais, Brazil.  In Section 1 of the plan, in the affected 10-km stretch that extends from Dam 1 to the Paraopeba River, running […]

  • 31 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    A community meeting on the ongoing erosion issue of Stockton Beach in Newcastle, New South Wales, will take place at the Stockton Surf Club on November 2 from 6:30pm, Save Stockton Beach said in its latest announcement. Lord Mayor of Newcastle, Nuatali Nelmes, is expected to attend the meeting, and an open invitation has been extended to all […]

  • 3 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Minister Schultz van Haegen of Infrastructure and the Environment is in Colombia this week, leading an economic mission that includes representatives from seventeen Dutch companies and organisations, including Deltares. Alongside the primary focus on integrated water management, there will also be opportunities to look at harbor development, inland shipping and urban development. The Netherlands has […]

  • 30 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Sandy Beach and its parking lot will be closed to all pedestrian and vehicle traffic until February 1, 2016, due to the Cohasset Harbor dredging project, according to the Town of Cohasset. The city also said that the Parker Avenue Boat Ramp will be closed starting October 1, 2015 until project completion. The contract, awarded on […]

  • 13 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just released its Dredging in Figures 2015, an annual review of the global dredging market. The edition focuses on the global dredging industry in 2015 and IADC aims to be thorough and precise in the figures presented in this document. The data of the closed markets could […]

  • 27 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    ABP Marine Environmental Research Ltd (ABPmer) has appointed David Finch, a coastal and estuarine dynamics specialist, to extend its support to the coastal management and waterside development sectors. David has over 26 years’ experience in the construction, calibration and application of hydrodynamic, wave and sediment transport models and in the specification and supervision of oceanographic […]

  • 30 July 2013

    PROGROUPE extending technical park to „Dredge King“ from Senwatec for sediment removal in Slovakia. This dredger is equipped with the 8/6 inch armored pump, mounted below deck, with capacities of 520 m³ (680 cubic yards) of slurry/hour and 55 to 220 m³ (72 to 288 cubic yards) of solids / hour, 6-cylinder Caterpillar Diesel engine, […]

  • 19 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Keller, a German manufacturer of special gearboxes, in Autumn 2015 received the request from the Chinese dredging company CCCC Shanghai Dredging Co., Ltd. for the modification and upgrade of the cutter drive aboard the cutter suction dredger Xin Hai Kun. The new design required a power increase of up to 1,700 kW. To fulfill this request, […]

  • 23 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Integral Consulting Inc. (Integral), as part of a subcontract with Stanford University, will collaborate on an award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for research designed to improve sediment fate and transport models. The project, “Improved Observation and Parameterization of Bottom Boundary Layer Turbulence and Particle Properties for Sediment Fate and Transport Modeling,” extends through […]

  • 6 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has begun maintenance dredging of the navigational channel in the outer harbor of Green Bay, north of Long Tail Point. Work started on Monday, October 3, 2016 and will continue for the next six to seven weeks. It is anticipated that all work will be completed by Thanksgiving. “It is the […]

  • 4 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Wartsila Yuchai Engine Company Limited (WYEC), a joint venture company founded in 2013, has been contracted to supply two 16-cylinder Wartsila 32 engines for a large new dredging vessel. The ship is being built at the Dongguan Xiandai Shipbuilding yard for a private Chinese operator. The newbuild will operate on both heavy fuel oil […]

  • 10 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Abu Dhabi Ports announced today plans to design and construct a new cruise jetty at Sir Bani Yas Cruise Beach – the signature tourist destination located off the coast of Abu Dhabi. The €24.5 million new jetty project will be completed in Q4 2020, in time for the launch of the 2021 cruise season. The […]

  • 26 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC has just announced that they are extending their dredging product family with new product, the IHC Otter. The IHC Otter is a range of compact dredgers as platform for deploying the well-known IHC TT-Pump, which provide customers with a compact, cost-effective solution to dredge slurry for smaller dredging projects. According to IHC, the […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dragflow launched on the market the new family of electric pumps EL 100. Throughout these five new pumps from 110 to 200 horsepower (EL110, EL110S, EL180, EL180S, EL200), Dragflow extended its wide range of products, designed and developed to answer all the customer needs, with a capacity up to 1.300 cubic meter per hour. The […]

  • 2 December 2011

    An $806,000 worth dredging project that will enable ferries to come into and leave the Keystone Harbor with ease is expected to commence this week. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers signed a contract with Tacoma-based American Construction Company to dredge the navigation channel and ferry slip on the east end of the Coupeville-Port Townsend […]

  • 27 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Honorable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, announced yesterday a major investment to improve safety and work conditions for fishermen at Milligan’s Shore on Prince Edward Island. In total, the Government of Canada will invest approximately $18.8 million over the next two years in PEI’s small craft harbors. This project will allow the fishermen […]

  • 5 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Elastec RuffWater Screen Type III turbidity curtain was installed recently near the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, California as part of the Crissy Field Drainage Improvement Works. A stormwater drainage outfall pipe near the Golden Gate Bridge needed to be widened and extended to prevent blockage from sand buildup which contributed to flooding problems […]

  • 14 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Ellicott Dredges supplied all the cutter suction dredgers used in the original construction of the Panama Canal in 1907. In 1943, the Panama Canal Authority added the Mindi, also built by Ellicott, to their fleet. This dredger was a key component in the physical and economic expansion of the Panama Canal. Throughout the years, Mindi’s […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Kier has agreed a new £25m per annum contract with the Canal & River Trust to carry out important engineering and construction works on the nation’s 200-year-old canal network. The National Engineering & Construction Contract (NECC) will initially run for six years, with options to extend up to a maximum of 10 years. This longer […]

  • 4 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Japan’s Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) said in its latest announcement that they have won a $110 million port construction contract in the Republic of Iraq. Extended by the General Company for Ports of Iraq (GCPI), the contract covers a port rehabilitation project in the country’s southern region of Basra and it is being funded through ODA […]