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  • 12 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Redland City Council (RCC) is partnering with the Queensland Government to jointly fund the replacement of the Coochiemudlo Island Jetty and the demolition of the old jetty for an estimated cost of $4.6 million. Dredging work is also expected to begin at Victoria Point in October 2014 in preparation for the Queensland Government’s planned investment […]

  • 21 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    2015 was very successful for Damen’s Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD) range with 12 CSDs sold and delivered to clients around the world. Most of the deliveries were stock built vessels, a number of which were being built on speculation when an order was placed for them prior to completion. A feature of standardized Damen vessels […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Proactive maintenance work will begin today on the southern side of Currimundi Lake to protect the roads, lifeguard tower, beach access and park area from erosion, reports Sunshine Coast Regional Council.  Commenting the latest news, Council Coastal Engineer, Georgia Keeshan, said that the work is in response to the significant erosion that occurred during Tropical […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 September 2020
    Technology

    The Great Lakes Dredging Team will hold an informational webinar starting at 10:00 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, September 15, 2020. During the webinar, speakers will discuss beneficial use of dredge material, fate and effects of microcystin in the nearshore environment, and the effect of dredge material on soil health. Agenda In collaboration with its partners, […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, will host a charette with coastal storm risk management subject matter experts from across the nation to discuss the Coastal Texas Protection and Restoration Study state-federal shared visioning and partnering opportunities at the USACE Galveston District headquarters Aug. 10-12, 2015. “We’ve made progress toward launching a study […]

  • 17 October 2012

    The Gulf Coast Chapter of the Western Dredging Association is conducting its annual meeting on November 8 and 9, 2012 at the Westin Hotel, New Orleans, LA. The meeting will provide a forum for the exchange of information of interest to the dredging industry and its associates. Representatives from all areas of the industry, including regulatory, […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Kitzhaber, the Oregon Legislature’s Coastal Caucus, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced an historic partnership to fund critical dredging projects for Oregon’s small coastal ports. Under the new agreement, dredging is scheduled to begin as early as this weekend at the ocean entrance to the Siuslaw River near Florence, followed by the […]