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  • 5 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The AMS Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) for the the world’s largest cutter suction dredger JDN 8069, being built for Jan De Nul Group, is taking place at Bakker Sliedrecht this week.  Bakker Sliedrecht has been involved in this project from the very beginning, brainstorming with Jan De Nul Group about electrical configurations, the company said […]

  • 12 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Komatsu has just brought online a new factory for hydraulic excavators in Chennai, India, the Komatsu India Pvt. Ltd. (KIPL). Total investment for the new KIPL factory, where hydraulic excavators ranging from 7 to 45-ton will be built, is estimated to be worth approximately $29 million. The new factory will have production capacity of 2,500 units/year with […]

  • 7 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Delegates from the French Research Institute for Exploration of the Sea (Ifremer) visited the Kongsberg Maritime Subsea headquarters in Horten, Norway late December 2013 for the successful Factory Acceptance Test of their second Simrad ME70 scientific multibeam echosounder. Ifremer is assigned the task of contributing to the knowledge of oceans and their resources, the monitoring […]

  • 27 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On the 28th of October 2013, the ‘golden month’, the new Small Vessel Factory was opened at Damen Shipyards Changde, China. The Production Hall for workboats up to 26 metres, was opened by the yard’s Managing Director, Mr. Liu Xiangping. The date was especially chosen, as it was exactly 19 years ago that the cooperation […]

  • 8 August 2011
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Hyundai Heavy Industries, the world’s largest shipbuilder and a leading construction equipment manufacturer, signed an MOU to build a construction equipment factory in Brazil with the state of Rio de Janeiro and the municipal city of Itatiaia on July 26. Under the MOU, Hyundai Heavy will make an investment of USD 150 million for the […]

  • 1 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Birdon Pty Lt of Port Macquarie, NSW, has successfully completed dredging operations in the Settlement Shores canals. The maintenance dredging of Settlement Shores Canals will ensure the canal system continues to be safe to access for the boating public. The Settlement Shores Plan was prepared in 2017 and identified dredging of the canal beds as […]

  • 29 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Femern A/S is activating the main construction contracts with Femern Link Contractors (FLC) with effect from January 1, 2021. the project owner said in their latest release.  This means that construction of the large scale tunnel element factory at Rødbyhavn can get underway. November 2019 saw the start of the main construction phase of the […]

  • 16 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Mud Cat Dredges has just released this beautiful photo of their new Mud Cat MC 40E electric radio remote control dredge system, taken during the cleanup works on a holding pond at a job site in Pennsylvania. Mud Cat was able to provide the dredge immediately from inventory and send a field service technician to […]

  • 14 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Machinefabriek L. Straatman has successfully completed the production, assembly and test of a quick release ball joint with an inner diameter of 700 mm. This specific type of ball joint, also known as pinch ball joint, will be used on a cutter suction dredger. This typical Straatman design, which is invented decades ago, is well […]

  • 3 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Aberdeenshire Council has committed itself to a three-year dredging contract for three North-east harbors it operates, the council said in its latest release.  According to their official statement, as statutory authority for Banff, Macduff and Stonehaven, the council has a legal obligation to provide safe navigation for harbor users. During private session on Thursday (November […]

  • 29 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Sealed bids for Cascadilla Creek Dredging in the City of Ithaca, NY, will be received by the Office of the City Controller until 2:00PM local time, Thursday, November 21, the New York State Government reports.  In general, the project consists of the following: maintainence dredging of approximately 12,800 cubic yards of sediment from Cascadilla Creek […]

  • 7 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    A former factory site had stood empty for several years in Ealing, London. Bisected by the Grand Union Canal, this site was ripe for redevelopment into housing, retail outlets and public amenities. To support this project, The Rothen Group, a national independent civil engineering and maintenance business, was chosen to help incorporate canal-side bank stabilization […]

  • 27 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Levvel consortium (BAM, Van Oord and Rebel) inaugurated the Levvel-blocs production facility in Harlingen today. The facility is producing the concrete armor units that will reinforce the Afsluitdijk Dam in the years ahead. Provincial executive councillor Avine Fokkens (Province of Fryslân), performed the opening ceremony. “The province is happy that Fryslân has a factory […]

  • 20 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port Macquarie-Hastings Council (NSW) has just announced that pre-dredge survey works for the upcoming Settlement Shores Dredging project will start next week. According to the Council, the survey works are scheduled to be undertaken in the week of 23 September 2019. They also added that this survey will identify those areas where there is […]

  • 25 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Katerra, an international construction company, in cooperation with the Government of Tamil Nadu, has officially kicked of the Jet Lake dredging project in Veppanapalli Panchayat Union. This dredging program is part of a Government of Tamil Nadu initiative undertaken to address the ongoing acute water crisis caused by delayed monsoon across the state. “Dredging of […]

  • 11 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Two governments have decided to take matters into their own hands by purchasing dredges and using government staff to get the work completed. Both the City of Whiting, Indiana, and the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) purchased Ellicott Dredge Technologies (EDT) 2019 IMS Model 5012 LP Versi-Dredge systems to complete dredging projects at their […]

  • 28 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The political parties behind the Fehmarnbelt Fixed Link project have decided to initiate a number of large construction activities in Rødbyhavn on Lolland, reports the Femern A/S According to the release, the contractor been requested to enter negotiations with the contractor consortia that will build the Fehmarnbelt tunnel, about launching a number of major construction activities […]

  • 3 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Ministry of Transport of Schleswig-Holstein announced last week that the plan approval of the Fehmarnbelt tunnel is ready to be signed. In accordance with German regulations, Femern A/S now has 14 days to review the approval before it is signed. During this process, only minor editorial changes may be made. “I am delighted and […]

  • 4 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Work has started on a flood alleviation scheme to protect residents and businesses in Llanberis, Gwynedd, after £1.3 million of grant funding was approved by the Welsh Government. Environment Minister, Hannah Blythyn, announced the funding during a visit to the area to see the work already underway through the scheme, which will reduce the risk […]

  • 30 May 2018
    Business & Finance

     Jan De Nul Group has just presented a video of the remediation works in Oskarshamn harbor basin in Sweden. In the past, a copper production site and battery factory discharged their contaminated waste water into the sea, resulting in the whole harbor basin becoming contaminated with heavy metals, PCBs and dioxins. As shipping continues […]

  • 16 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The largest accropode ever to have been produced by automated factory process has been successfully completed in Aberdeen. The temporary building, which is 15 meters high and 120 meters long, has been specially constructed to support the £350 million Aberdeen Harbor Expansion Project, which is due for completion in 2020. The facility is home to […]

  • 10 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) officially kicked off the land reclamation operations in Shaviyani Atoll Komandoo last week, local media reports. Under this major development program, MTCC’s trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Mahaa Jarraafu’ will reclaim about ten hectares of new land within a period of approximately seven days. Commenting the project’s progress, the Vice […]

  • 6 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Hydraulic dredging of the 36-acre portion of the Pompton Lake, known as the Acid Brook Delta (ABD), has been completed, according to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP). The work was performed by the Chemours Company FC, LLC., through its contractor, Sevenson Environmental Services with EPA/NJDEP oversight. The first phase of this cleanup work started […]

  • 27 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Rohr-Idreco Dredge Systems Europe has signed a long-term contract with a sand and gravel company in Germany to deliver and operate a 52 meter digging depth electric dredger where it will be paid on a per tonnage basis. This arrangement will enable the client to optimize and fix its costs, converting a substantial fixed cost […]

  • 28 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Three Next Generation 20-ton size class excavators from Caterpillar—the 320 GC, 320 and 323—increase operating efficiency, lower fuel and maintenance costs, and improve operator comfort, reports the company. The new excavators offer unique combinations of purpose-built features designed to match customers’ productivity and cost targets. Designed for low- to medium-duty applications, the new Cat 320 GC combines […]

  • 21 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Sea Machines Robotics has announced a collaboration with TUCO Marine of Denmark to offer remote and autonomous control products as factory options in their line of ProZero workboats. The TUCO Marine Group manufactures a range of modern efficient workboats at its Faaborg, Denmark, location and is specialized in the production of carbon fiber hulls. Last […]

  • 22 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Bouygues recently released a video about the Calais Port 2015, one of the decades most important French infrastructure project. One of the main features of this capital development project is creation of a new 3 kilometer seawall. In the video, Bouygues, the main contractor for this project, identified the Xblocs as the key to the success of […]

  • 28 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Caterpillar recently delivered the Cat 6015B OEM Frontless Hydraulic Shovel that is being used for the Ashdod Port Development Project in Israel. The port, located about 40 kilometers south of Tel Aviv, is undergoing a substantial expansion to meet the forecast of a 40 percent increase in cargo traffic by 2021. Known as the Cat 6015B […]

  • 21 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (May 15-21, 2017).   Galveston Beach Nourishment Project Complete Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush, Galveston Park Board, City of Galveston officials and parts of the Federal Emergency Management Agency last week celebrated the completion of the largest beach nourishment […]