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  • 3 August 2012

    The development work is underway once again on the small-craft harbor in Pangnirtung, Nunavut, according to the CBCnews. John Davidson, who is heading up the project for Public Works and Government Services Canada, said: “The dredging should be done in a few weeks and then crews will build the wharf.” “The fixed wharf is a […]

  • 3 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Frank Pallone (NJ-06), a senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, stood with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck and Old Bridge Mayor Owen Henry at the Raritan Bay Slag Superfund Site to announce that EPA has finalized its plan to clean up the site containing dangerously high […]

  • 17 August 2011

    The Government of India and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) today signed an agreement for the first tranche ($51.55 million loan) under the $250 million Sustainable Coastal Protection and Management Investment Programme. The programme will improve incomes and reduce poverty in coastal communities in Karnataka and Maharashtra states by addressing immediate costal instability problems and […]

  • 1 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership will hold a public exhibition on Thursday, 10th November, to present best coastal protection option for the Hill Head Sea Defense Scheme Phase 2. Following the recent completion of the phase 1, ESCP has identified the leading option to construct a new seawall. The aim of this project is to develop, design […]

  • 18 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    A decision on approving emergency repairs to coastal defenses and piers is currently being considered by Sunderland City Council’s cabinet. The council’s meeting, set for Wednesday 25 April, will hear how repairs are needed at the Old North Pier, New South Pier and Stonehill Wall following recent extreme storms. The repairs are being estimated at […]

  • 19 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Adam Crouch MP – Member for Terrigal, today handed over a $207,500 cheque to Central Coast Council for beach nourishment and design work for a revetment wall at Wamberal Beach. This is the first significant funding milestone for a long-term solution to protect hundreds of millions of dollars of public and private assets on Ocean View Drive, reported Adam Crouch. […]

  • 28 January 2013

    U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre has been named Southeast Region Tourism “Partner of the Year” for his work and commitment to enhancing and protecting North Carolina’s coast. Congressman McIntyre stated, “From Sunset Beach to Currituck, North Carolina’s beaches, waterways, and inlets are both an economic and environmental treasure! Helping local communities and our citizens to maintain […]

  • 20 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Council for Dredging & Marine Construction Safety (CDMCS), a subset of the Dredging Contractors of America (DCA), is holding its quarterly meetings with industry stakeholders and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.  Earlier this week, the CDMCS Pipeline Task Force huddled for several hours discussing a path forward on pipeline safety. The dredging workload […]

  • 25 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Coast Conservation Department together with the Ministry of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources have taken steps to develop 18 lagoons in the island. The development of the new lagoons is scheduled for completion before the end of 2015. Arrangements are in place to remove unauthorized establishments in the lagoon areas and develop them without harming their […]

  • 19 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Oswego Harbor needs around $1.8 million in additional dredging work, according to the Port of Oswego Executive Director Jonathan Daniels. Regarding this issue, U.S. Senator Charles Schumer stated: “The Port of Oswego is gearing up for a boost in ship traffic and imports in valuable commodities, but the federal government holds the keys to […]

  • 1 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Oak Island Coast Guard Station dredging program, undertaken by Southwind Construction Corporation, started last month and it is in full swing now. Under this scheme, dredging operations are being conducted in Coast Guard Station Oak Island Entrance Channel and Basin, Range 1 and Range 2, with fill placement in the Upland Disposal Area 277. […]

  • 26 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Cardno, a Brisbane-based engineering firm, will take part in the Coasts and Ports 2015 conference, scheduled from September 15 to 18 in Auckland, New Zealand. The conference will bring together engineers, planners, scientists, stakeholders and researchers to focus on the technological, scientific, policy, planning and design issues related to coasts and ports. Cardno will have four speakers […]

  • 21 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    NSW Lands Minister Paul Toole visited Ettalong today to announce that the government would contribute a quarter of a million dollars towards emergency works. Commenting the latest news, Adam Crouch MP – Member for Terrigal, said: “About 20,000 cubic meters of sediment will be dredged, costing around $250,000. Hydrographic surveys will be carried out by […]

  • 17 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Acting Administrator, Andrew Wheeler, concluded yesterday his swing through the Bayou State where he addressed regional economic leaders and toured a coastal restoration site in Luling, Louisiana. “Coastal restoration is vital to the preservation of the environmental and economic health of the Gulf Coast,” said EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler. “Today, […]

  • 18 January 2011

    Chief executive Tom Albanese said: “Running our operations at full capacity was a priority for Rio Tinto in 2010, in an environment of strong prices for most of our commodities. Our success is clearly demonstrated in iron ore where we set new quarterly and annual production records. During the quarter we approved a further $5.5 billion in value-adding […]

  • 9 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    NL Industries has filed suit in Federal Court to ensure that all “polluters” pay their fair share of the cleanup costs at the Raritan Bay Slag Superfund Site (RBS Site), including those public entities that bear the lion’s share of responsibility: Old Bridge Township, the State of New Jersey, and the United States Army Corps […]

  • 30 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Royal IHC is making good progress on the construction of the Easydredge 3,700m³ that is being built for Tecnoimport and Empresa Constructora de Obras Maritimas from Havana, Cuba. The company, just a few minutes ago, announced that since the keel laying ceremony (12 March) in Kinderdijk, 19 blocks have been added to the slipway. This 3,700m³ […]

  • 15 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Officials with the Port of Tacoma and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, will hold a public informational meeting on January 17 to outline the feasibility study and environmental assessment for potential improvements to the Blair Waterway. According to an official announcement, such improvements could include deepening and widening to increase big-ship access […]

  • 6 March 2012

    The Arab News reports that Abdul Aziz Al-Tuwaijri, president of Saudi Ports Authority, on Sunday inked a number of contracts for the development and maintenance of ports at a cost of SR500 million. The signing ceremony was attended by Transport Minister Jabara Al-Seraisry. These contracts are as follows: – Three contracts are for King Abdul […]

  • 30 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Patrick Meehan yesterday joined Representative Donald Norcross for a tour and inspection of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Dredger McFarland, a 300-foot-long deep-draft hopper dredge on the Delaware River. The McFarlandis is conducting dredging operations to deepen the Delaware River’s shipping channel from 40’ to 45’. “Pennsylvania’s workers can compete with anyone in the […]

  • 21 December 2012

    The Port Authority of Jamaica has received the go ahead from Cabinet to purchase just over 280,000 sq. ft. of property in the Montego Freeport at a cost of $184 million, to facilitate expansion of the Montego Bay cruise terminal. The Port Authority of Jamaica is a statutory corporation established by the Port Authority Act […]

  • 4 December 2014
    Business & Finance

      Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., (R-South Louisiana) issued the following statement after the House passed H.R. 5769, the Howard Coble Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Act.  H.R. 5769 reauthorizes the United States Coast Guard as well as the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC), including reforms to existing shipping and navigation laws. The U.S. maritime […]

  • 8 December 2010

    That was the question that the global dredging industry attempted to answer as they gathered at the WODCON XIX in Beijing, China with the theme “Dredging makes the world a better place”. This issue of Terra et Aqua continues the discussion with articles focusing on the drivers of dredging in a diversity of continents and countries – each […]

  • 19 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    A major dredging project will get underway next week in Hawks Nest to remove 120,000 cubic metres of marine sand from the eastern channel of the lower Myall River, Midcoast Council reports.  The Moira Parade boat ramp at Hawks Nest will be closed to the public on Monday, 25 May, as MidCoast Council’s contractors, Dredging […]

  • 16 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    British Antarctic Survey (BAS) has just reported that the modernization work has begun at Rothera Research Station, with BAM Nuttall starting on the deconstruction of the old wharf. A new 74-meter long wharf, bigger, deeper and stronger than the current one, will be built during the next two Antarctic seasons. The project is due for completion in […]

  • 6 September 2012

    The new Marina South Wharves (MSW) was officially opened yesterday in a ceremony attended by officials from the Ministry of Transport, Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA), and management and staff of Jurong Port Pte Ltd. The ceremony was officiated by Mr Pang Kin Keong, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Transport. Developed by […]