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  • 23 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, visited last week Conway Lake Habitat Rehabilitation and Enhancement Project, in Lansing, Iowa. During the visit, they met the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officials, Iowa and Wisconsin departments of natural resources, discussed the planning stage of identifying locations for potential project features. The group was […]

  • 17 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Important maintenance work is taking place this week on the Afon Rhyd-Hir in Pwllheli as Natural Resources Wales (NRW) removes a large build-up of mud, silt and reeds which has formed a small island in the river. Engineers plan to remove around 3000 cubic meters of the mud and silt over a period of four […]

  • 20 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Norfolk Dredging Co. of Chesapeake, Virginia, has just won a $13.4 million firm-fixed-price contract for the Prime Hook Beach Restoration. The work includes dredging beachfill from a near shore borrow area and placing it along approximately 6,375 linear feet of shoreline to create a dune with a 40 foot wide crest and beach berm approximately 220 […]

  • 29 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Recently, 3#-6# berth project in Putou operation zone of Xiuyu of Meizhou Bay Port in Fujian Province, undertaken by CCCC Third Harbor Engineering Co., Ltd., has been launched. The project involves three 40000t and one 20000t general berths. Main works include the hydraulic structure of the terminal, basin and whirling waters dredging, temporary revetment, reclamation […]

  • 11 May 2011

    New tests show the recent flooding of the upper Hudson River did not create widespread PCB pollution along the shore. There were concerns that the heavy flooding would kick up PCBs from the river bottom. But federal regulators say recent testing of so-called flood mud from Fort Edward to Waterford did not reveal widespread contamination […]

  • 30 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The maintenance dredging program on the Weser River, conducted by DEME Group’s subsidiary Nordsee Nassbagger- und Tiefbau, is progressing according to schedule. The company will continue this maintenance scheme on the Weser until the end of 2018, DEME just announced. “Keeping the river Weser at depth is vitally important for the harbor group Bremerhaven and Bremen, forming […]

  • 4 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    President of the Republic of Seychelles, James Alix Michel, met with the Japanese State Minister of Foreign Affairs, Minoru Kiuchi, at State House yesterday. They spoke about the extension of the Providence fishing port, which forms part of a Seychelles request for a 7th Fisheries Grant from the Japanese Government. The officials also discussed the climate […]

  • 18 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will place about 55,000 cubic yards of sand at the Grays Harbor south jetty breach fill near Westport, Wash., beginning Nov. 14. The sand placement is intended to protect against continuing erosion and the risk of a breach forming which could threaten the stability of the south jetty and […]

  • 12 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Queenscliff Harbor in Victoria has recently completed a major milestone on the Fisherman’s Wharf Revitalization Project. The main civil works contract, which formed the main part of the upgrade to the precinct, has been completed. The works were completed by PW Johnson who mobilized their jack-up barge to the site, allowing them to successfully realign […]

  • 1 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Group Inc, a leading heavy civil marine contractor, today reported a net loss for the three months ended September 30, 2012, of $1.6 million ($0.06 diluted loss per share). These results compare to a net loss of $6.2 million ($0.23 diluted loss per share) for the same period a year ago. “The plan […]

  • 17 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Jay M. Cashman of Quincy Shipyard, LLC, is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct work in waters of the U.S. to expand and modify the dredging footprint to Pier 1 in the Quincy Shipyard to create a turning basin in Quincy, Mass. This work is proposed in the Fore […]

  • 3 October 2013

    The port of Rotterdam has grown rapidly during recent decades. But in order to meet increasing demand in the future and to maintain its leading role, the port must expand. With the construction of Maasvlakte II, a high-grade location is being created in the heart of the European market so that the port can continue […]

  • 15 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Victorian Regional Channels Authority (VRCA) has just announced that Sandringham Harbor Maintenance Dredging project has been wrapped up successfully. In recent years, Sandringham harbor has experienced an accumulation of sand and seagrass in front of the off the beach sailing facilities operated by Sandringham and Hampton Yacht Clubs. Dredging of the “black sludge” that […]

  • 31 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Maritime industry leaders from Oman will head to Seatrade Middle East Maritime (SMEM) 2012 next month as the country’s key northern port of Sohar confidently moves ahead with its ambitious expansion plans. With investments exceeding $14bn and one of the largest port development projects in the world, the port of Sohar, along with the Sohar […]

  • 22 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S Army Corps of Engineers and Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company are working together to assemble a low-draft dredge at a staging area near Hwy 59/69 Bridge and the San Jacinto River. Over 200 semi-trucks have delivered two disassembled dredges and hundreds of dredging pipes, reported the Army Corps. “Workers are busy joining thousands […]

  • 7 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Shoreline erosion will be mitigated at Wild Cattle Creek, Tannum Sands, with management works to begin Tuesday, August 8, reports Gladstone Regional Council. Gladstone Region Mayor Matt Burnett said that contractors would undertake a sandpush to re-profile the shoreline and repair the existing vertical drop. “The method, which involves the transfer of built-up sand, will be […]

  • 6 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Stephen Donnelly, TD for Wicklow and East Carlow, yesterday met with Minister of State for OPW and Flood Relief, Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran, to raise the need for investment in both the Murrough and Arklow coastal defenses. The people of Wicklow are deeply concerned about the continued erosion of the Murrough, said Donnelly in his latest announcement. […]

  • 29 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In its latest issue of Terra et Aqua, the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has released an article named ‘Aquapuncture: Sustainable Future of Inland Waterways’. Aquapuncture is an instrument for the optimal use, adaptation and management of inland waterways and their waterfronts. It is an instrument for the benefit of safety, navigability, economy, employment, spatial quality and environmental values. […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority said in its latest announcement that the Bayou Bonfouca Marsh Creation project began active dredging last week.  In 2005, Hurricane Katrina battered the northeastern shore of Lake Pontchartrain and the marshes between the shore and the City of Slidell, Louisiana with winds and storm surge. Over the course of two days, thousands […]

  • 6 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The 2017 National Coastal Restoration Conference will take place in Christchurch, New Zealand, from March 22 – 26, 2017. The theme for the 2017 conference is ‘Diverse coastal environments in a time of change’ and being based in Christchurch will show-case the wide variety of coastal landscapes in and around Christchurch/North Canterbury and the Banks Peninsula. […]

  • 4 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The US Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, recently awarded Manson Construction Co. a $23.6 million Kings Bay maintenance dredging contract. According to the fbo.gov site, the Kings Bay dredging contract was awarded on December 21, 2016. Under the deal, the contractor will perform maintenance dredging of the Kings Bay Entrance Channel and Kings Bay Inner […]

  • 29 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Canal and River Trust has just introduced a plan which includes £1.8 million worth of improvements to the historic network of canals across the West Midlands. The work, needed to preserve and protect the 383 miles of waterway in the West Midlands region, is due to start in November and be completed by the […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Thames-Coromandel District Council staff and contractors on Monday and Tuesday quickly carried out repair work to the coastline around Mercury Bay, caused by Tropical Cyclone Pam. The four areas that were affected were Cooks Beach, Buffalo Beach, Brophy’s Beach and Whangapoua. “Council put in some geofabric, rock and sand push-up as a temporary repair,” said Area Manager […]

  • 22 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    On 16 October 2013, the Belgian Section of CEDA celebrated its silver jubilee in the Bijloke cultural centre in Ghent. It’s no coincidence that the city of Ghent has been chosen for this event, in fact, its famous university is of the main sources of qualified personnel for the Belgian dredging industry. Ever since its […]

  • 9 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    IADC (International Association of Dredging Companies) has presented the latest findings on contaminated sediments at the PIANC’S SMART Rivers 2015 Conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Presenting about how to identify, clean, remediate and treat contaminated sediments, IADC on Tuesday, September 8th 2015, delivered a paper on, “Dredging Contaminated Sediments for Ports and Waterways Development“. Using case studies, dredging experts […]

  • 9 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    An interesting article appeared in the latest issue of the Van Oord magazine about Monaco’s land reclamation project. With a growing number of people looking to call Monaco their home, this second smallest country in the world has decided to expand its territory by reclaiming land from the Mediterranean Sea. Land reclamation is not new […]