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  • 9 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Work to extend the Mourilyan breakwater is expected to begin later this month with rock from several local quarries due to arrive soon, according to the Queensland Government’s latest release. Transport and Main Roads Minister, Mark Bailey, said that the $1 million, 60-meter extension works to the breakwater would enhance protection for boaties. “This is great […]

  • 23 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Recharged and rejuvenated beaches at Holland on Sea will reopen to the public tomorrow following the completion of phase one of a £36 million coastal protection scheme. The beaches have been closed off for safety reasons while the work has been undertaken by contractors. Tendring District Council (TDC) has now taken possession of the sands […]

  • 21 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Directors of the Engineering Club and the Regional Engineering, Architecture and Agronomy Board for the State of Rio de Janeiro visited the Industrial Complex of Açu Superport on Tuesday (13), which is being built in São João da Barra (RJ). Consisting of 13 engineers, the group saw the works’ progress, up close and could see […]

  • 16 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Canadian firm EnGlobe has won the international tender to dredge and clean up the riverbed of the Kishon River. Environmental Protection Minister Gilad Erdan made the announcement at an event on Tuesday, attended by Canadian Ambassador Paul Hunt and Barry Ellis, EnGlobe’s International Business Development director. EnGlobe, an environmental services company with rich experience in […]

  • 2 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Boskalis, a leading global services provider operating in the dredging, maritime infrastructure and maritime services sectors, launched today the second edition of its magazine ‘Creating New HORIZONS’. In the publication, Boskalis highlighted a number of fascinating projects, including the expansion of the futuristic Songdo City in South Korea. ‘Creating New HORIZONS’ also introduced the interviews with Samuel Leupold, […]

  • 11 April 2012

    On Monday, Roy Pontiff, executive director of the Port of Iberia, visited slip C-8 where maintenance dredging is taking place, lowering its depth to 13 feet, which is the initial phase of the big expansion project. “We’re probably more than 50 percent — with that phase of the project — complete,” Pontiff said. He said […]

  • 6 April 2012

    An enormous dredging project commenced on Thursday in Marina Del Rey Harbor. The works are expected to remove up to 1 million cubic yards of sand from the entrance of the harbor. The $13-million dredging project is considered vital for the safety of marina traffic. These shallow waters caused by rising sediment and shifting sand […]

  • 8 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    River Raisin in Monroe, Michigan is getting closer–one scoop at a time–to being delisted from the Great Lakes Areas of Concern. The 2.6-mile section of the river, located near the Port of Monroe, Michigan’s only port on Lake Erie, was contaminated with PCBs and lead from nearby manufacturing. Multiple cleanups starting in 1997 have removed […]

  • 14 June 2011

    Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung has allowed the south central province of Binh Thuan to start site clearance for the construction of Ke…   (baomoi) [mappress] Source: baomoi, June 14, 2011

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    A major £36 million coastal defence scheme from Clacton Pier to Holland Haven is to get underway this week. The first phase of works will begin with demolishing the existing concrete and timber groynes from the radar mast to Brighton Road at Holland-on-Sea and removing them in preparation for the construction works. Once the structures […]

  • 1 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Chatham Rock Phosphate is appointing three new directors who will contribute valuable expertise and experience to the company in the run up to applying for a marine consent later this year and on-going financing of operations. They are senior Royal Boskalis executive Ko de Blaeij, marine mining entrepreneur Robert Goodden and eminent ocean scientist Dr […]

  • 26 December 2011

    The dredging project along the channel between North Tenmile Lake and South Tenmile Lake is scheduled to begin next month. Contractors will remove about 10,000 cubic yards of material along the mile-long stretch to ensure boats can continue to cross into North Lake, which otherwise can only be reached via a private road. The last […]

  • 9 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Philippine Reclamation Authority (PRA) has identified 96 reclamation ventures in varying stages of evaluation or approval along with 487 unauthorized projects that the government plans to either seek reimbursement from or take back the lands through forfeiture proceedings. Speaking at the 40th anniversary celebration of the PRA, Finance Secretary, Carlos Dominguez III, said that […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Europe’s largest commercial marine and workboat exhibition, Seawork International, has announced that the Port of London Authority’s (PLA) new 36-meter mooring maintenance vessel, London Titan, built at a cost of £7 million, will be officially unveiled at the opening day of the event in June. Following its launch last month, fitting out and sea trials, […]

  • 28 November 2011

    The amount of €160 million, (US$212m) will be invested in a new container terminal at the French port of Le Havre. The investment, concerning the terminal’s buildings and loading/unloading areas, will be made by Shipping line MSC and cargo-handling operator Terminaux de Normandie (TN) through their joint-venture company TNMSC. The new 1,400 meters TNMSC terminal […]

  • 3 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    “We have known for a long time that soil has a granular structure. But in most calculations used for soil mechanics, soil is treated as a continuum rather than a quantity of grains. That works well for most problems in soil mechanics, but not all,” said Adam Bezuijen while discussing this issue upon the acceptance […]

  • 14 June 2012

    The bar of the Richmond River is one of the most dangerous on the coast, with a large number of capsizes and incidents in the past, according to northernstar.com. Ballina Fishermen’s Co-op general manager Phil Hilliard said: “Desperate trawler operators at Ballina are putting themselves in danger by crossing the bar in bad conditions.” Mr. […]

  • 23 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The management and operation of the Port Edgar Marina is to be taken on by Port Edgar Holding Ltd following a decision by the City of Edinburgh Council to grant the company a thirty-year lease. A report to both Economy and Finance & Budget Committee was approved by councillors this week and would see new […]

  • 6 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Lake Zumbro dredging project, located 12 miles north of Rochester, MN, is set to begin in the following weeks, Heartland Media’s KIMT reports.  Residents have been pushing for the lake to get dredged since the early 2000s. Over a decade later, the lake is finally getting dredged. According to KIMT, about 450,000 cubic yards […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Jack Kingston (GA-1) voted last week to fund construction of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project, an initiative he has fought for since its inception. He said: “This bill does three things – begins a long-term commitment with initial funding of $1.52 million, recognizes the port as an ongoing project placed at the top of […]

  • 2 December 2019

    All-round system integrator Van der Leun, based in Sliedrecht, the Dutch home of dredging, has opened a new operations base in Atlanta to bring its knowledge and expertise closer to the US market. ‘We’re passionate about dredging vessels. By developing and installing complete electrical systems, we can offer our customers added value.’ Van der Leun […]

  • 23 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Committee earlier this week passed the 2020 Energy and Water Appropriations bill, which was amended to include $200 million in funding for Everglades restoration. “The federal government, in the last century, manipulated Florida’s water to bring it to where it wasn’t wanted and now we don’t get the water […]

  • 5 April 2012

    The possibility that Cornwall Council could spend £23 million on the dredging of Falmouth Harbour has raised concerns. Graeme Hicks, a Cabinet member, has asked for a comprehensive report concerning the funding of the Port of Falmouth Masterplan, which states that the £23 million cost of the dredging could be met by the council. According […]

  • 17 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Gisborne District Council said in their announcement that a public information session will be held this week to update residents on progress of the Wainui Beach Erosion Management Strategy (WBEMS). The council said that, during the meeting, residents will learn more about recent hearing decisions in relation to the management strategy. Long term, the Wainui […]

  • 22 July 2010

    Dredging, the task of scooping up sediment, branches and tossed-out junk that makes passing through waterways a hazard for boaters, is proceeding on the Chain ’O Lakes, though a sopping early summer has slowed the pace. “We had the wettest June in 108 years,” said Ron Barker, Fox Waterway Agency deputy director of operations. “We […]

  • 12 December 2012

    The water depth at the Pentwater channel’s mouth causes major concerns for the Pentwater Harbor Research Committee. Another thing that bothers the Committee is the fact that currently there is no money for the dredging program in 2013. Village Manager Jim Miller stated: “This is a big issue for harbors — getting dredged. This year […]