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  • 19 June 2020
    Equipment

    The hydrographic survey vessel Geo Ranger performed successfully her sea trials on the river Ems earlier this week, reports Royal Niestern Sander. In presence of the client Geo Plus, surveyors of Bureau Veritas and various commissioning engineers of Kongsberg and Alewijnse, the capabilities of the vessel were tested thoroughly. In April 2019, Royal Niestern Sander […]

  • 16 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is seeking comments on its draft Sturgeon Lake Island Erosion Project Environmental Assessment released earlier this week. Corps staff will accept comments until July 15. The proposed project, planned in collaboration with the Prairie Island Indian Community; the Minnesota and Wisconsin Departments of Natural Resources; and […]

  • 28 May 2020
  • 3 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    In March, the Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) completed a dredging and beneficial use effort on Sturgeon Island near Stone Harbor, New Jersey. USACE’s contractor Barnegat Bay Dredging Company dredged a section of the Intracoastal Waterway and the sediment was pumped onto the low lying island. Work is part of their Seven Mile Island Innovation […]

  • 9 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Yard number 864 was successfully launched at shipyard Royal Niestern Sander in Farmsum, the Netherlands, on March 7, 2020. In April 2019, Royal Niestern Sander and Geo Plus BV signed the contract for the construction of the hydrographic research vessel Geo Ranger – yard number 864. “After the start of construction in September 2019, the […]

  • 18 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, will host a National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) public scoping meeting on February 19, 2020, regarding a proposed erosion control project at Little Talbot Island and Fort George Inlet. The project is authorized under Section 111 of the Continuing Authorities Program (CAP), which authorizes the Corps to […]

  • 9 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Georgia will begin procedures for cancelling the investment contract signed between the Anaklia Development Consortium and the government. According to a statement released by Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure, the Georgian government decided to launches procedures for cancelling the investment contract signed between the Consortium and the Georgian government on October […]

  • 8 November 2019
    Business & Finance

     Kayden’s Environmental Services Division successfully completed a coal ash dredging and desludging project in Georgia recently. For this job, Kayden utilized their IMS 7012 dredge, Mammoth-2276 centrifuges, as well as a DEL Total Clean-3000 Plus System to successfully complete their portion of this large capital scheme. The company designs, manufactures and operates centrifuges and […]

  • 7 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Following a number of successful projects, Royal IHC and the Institute of Geotechnology (IGT) have signed a cooperation agreement that will allow both organisations to better service the mining markets of Russia and other CIS countries. Combining their expertise, IHC and IGT will work together on business development, consultancy proposals and the execution of consultancy […]

  • 13 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The construction activities on the hydrographic research vessel Geo Ranger for Geo Plus B.V. are moving ahead according to plan, the Dutch Shipyard Royal Niestern Sander said in its latest announcement.  Once operational, this vessel will be available to charter by parties conducting hydrographic surveys, such as companies involved in dredging and the building and […]

  • 4 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    An £8.15 million contract to build a new wharf at the remote Sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia was awarded to BAM Nuttall earlier this week. The contract is part of a major investment program to modernize the UK’s Antarctic infrastructure. Commissioned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and the Government of South Georgia & […]

  • 7 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mobile District’s Walter F. George Lake Project is closing public access to both the Alabama and Georgia-side dikes to repair damage resulting from Hurricane Michael. Closure started yesterday, beginning with the Alabama side of the dike. The Georgia side will close (with an announcement via WFG Lake Project’s Facebook […]

  • 25 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Partrac GeoMarine, the Houston-based Marine Survey and Coastal Consultancy company, will take part in this year’s national American Shore and Beach Preservation Association’s (ASBPA) annual meeting ‘Resilient Shorelines for Rising Tides’ at Galveston, Texas, from October 30th through November 2nd. Partrac GeoMarine’s Technical Director, Dr. Kevin Black, and Sediment Tracing Specialist, Dr. Jack Poleykett will […]

  • 12 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Caribbean region stands to benefit from a research regarding the coastal issues through the partnership between the Dutch research institute Deltares and Jamaica’s Mona GeoInformatics Institute (MGI). With most populations of Caribbean countries located in coastal areas (70% of Jamaica’s population, for example, work or live in coastal communities), local resources remain exposed to […]

  • 8 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger Geopotes 15 yesterday started beach replenishment project along the coast of Texel, the Netherlands. RWS, the Dutch public works agency, contracted Van Oord in spring 2018 to maintain the coasts of the Wadden Islands Texel, Ameland and Vlieland. Beach replenishment will stabilize the basic coastline and guarantee safety along […]

  • 19 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Partrac, the Scottish-based marine survey and coastal consultancy group, has launched its U.S. subsidiary – Partrac GeoMarine Inc. Partrac GeoMarine is based in Houston, Texas, and offers the full range of services and products already offered by its parent company in Europe. “Houston is the ideal US hub for Partrac GeoMarine,” said Partrac co-founder Sam […]

  • 18 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, and Prince George’s County are hosting a public meeting April 19 from 7 – 9 p.m. at Bladensburg Elementary School to present on and discuss levee systems in the county.  According to the Corps, the purpose of this meeting is to improve the public’s understanding of the […]

  • 6 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority is continuing field studies in February 2018 as part of ongoing environmental and technical work for the Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project. The Project is a proposed new three‐berth container terminal that would provide 2.4 million TEUs of additional container capacity annually. The Scheme is undergoing a federal environmental assessment […]

  • 28 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will begin renovations at Geode State Park this winter to improve water quality at Lake Geode and enhance accessibility and recreational opportunities in the park. “Lake levels at Lake Geode were lowered in October as a first step in this large-scale renovation. The lake is currently fully drawn-down,” […]

  • 8 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    GeoSea, a part of the DEME Group, has acquired the majority of the shares (72,5 %) of G-tec, the Liege (Belgium) based contractor specialized in offshore geotechnical and geological site investigations, marine geophysical and environmental surveys and deepsea engineering services. The other shares are owned by SRIW (Sociéte Régionale d’Investissement de Wallonie). G-tec was founded […]

  • 7 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Geosynthetics Society (IGS), Technical Committee on Hydraulics, will host a committee meeting and Think Tank event to discuss three emerging technical topics. This discussion will bring together some of the top contributors in the geohydraulics community to strategize about the path forward on each subject, including considerations of technical consensus vs continuing technical […]

  • 30 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, is currently installing a Geotextile Fabric at the Clouter Creek Disposal Area with the main goal to increase strength of the base of the dike foundation. This work will allow for increased resiliency and the capability to raise the elevation of the dike in the future in […]

  • 14 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The New Jersey Department of Transportation’s Office of Maritime Resources (NJDOT/OMR) proposes to perform hydraulic maintenance dredging within St. George’s Thorofare and dispose of 13,300 cubic yards of dredged material on the Absecon Inlet Beach area, USACE said. According to the official announcement, the applicant is requesting the reauthorization of a 10 year maintenance dredging […]

  • 14 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The seemingly simple question of what governs the shapes of river channels has been a longstanding challenge for geologists and civil engineers. A new study led by scientists at University of California, Santa Cruz, shows that the amount of sediment a river transports is a key factor in determining river channel geometry and the size […]

  • 8 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Draft guidelines for the ongoing environmental monitoring and management of the reconfigured coastline at Port Geographe have been released for comment. Department of Transport (DoT) Coastal Infrastructure General Manager Steve Jenkins said that the draft Port Geographe Environmental Monitoring and Management Plan (EMMP), prepared by environmental experts, identifies monitoring requirements to minimize environmental impacts and […]

  • 20 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Opotiki District Council has invited bidders to submit their offers for undertaking geotechnical investigations and producing a factual report in the surf zone of the Opotiki Harbor Development project. The scope of works includes drilling and testing of sediments with drill holes and cone penetrometer tests up to 30 meters in depth below the seabed. […]

  • 12 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    WMR-532, the joint venture of Woolpert and Magnolia River Geospatial, has been contracted to acquire bathymetric and topographic lidar and imagery, and to provide final data products to the Joint Airborne Lidar Bathymetry Technical Center of Expertise. The one-year, $10 million capacity contract will support the coastal mapping and charting requirements of the U.S. Army […]

  • 13 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Pennsylvania Bureau of State Parks has announced that sediment removal will occur in the northern end of the George B. Stevenson reservoir and around the boat launch area this year. Dredging, combined with the stream alignment and shoreline stabilization projects also slated for this year, will improve fish and wildlife habitat in the lake […]

  • 16 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    An incident associated with the Stone Harbor Maintenance Dredging Project occurred last week at the Stone Harbor Marina Parking lot. Two geotextile tubes located on the south side of the parking lot failed, releasing fluid mud at the project site. Some of the dredge material from Shelter Haven flowed through the perimeter security fencing to the […]