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  • 18 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard said in their latest announcement that they are scheduled to open their two southern Oregon seasonal stations in Bandon and Gold Beach again this summer.  The seasonal station in Gold Beach is planned to open after dredging of the Rogue River Federal Navigation Project is complete. Weather permitting, this will occur […]

  • 28 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has provided more than $116 million in grants over the last three years to coastal communities to assist with the nourishment of some of Florida’s beaches. Grants are administered through the Beach Management Funding Assistance Program, which develops and implements a long-term, comprehensive beach management program for Florida. Nearly half, or 409.9 miles, of the […]

  • 29 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    An award-winning harbor improvement project successfully completed by Team Van Oord partner Kier, will be the subject of a presentation at the forthcoming ICE Coasts, Marine Structures and Breakwaters 2017 Conference. The St Mary harbor work has previously been the recipient of a ‘Gold’ Green Apple Environmental Award, and a CEEQUAL ‘Gold’ Outstanding Achievement Award. […]

  • 6 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Under the theme ‘Risk, resilience and response in a changing climate’, the Flood & Coast 2018 event will once again set out to advance the debate about flood and coast erosion between government bodies, local authorities, major infrastructure and asset managers and affected communities. Now in its third year, Flood and Coast is the major annual gathering […]

  • 4 April 2012

    A coalition including environmental organizations, fishermen and the Karuk tribe filed a lawsuit Monday to block newly approved regulations for controversial suction dredge mining. The program would increase river mining and pollution in California’s waterways once a current moratorium on the practice expires in 2016; coalition members are concerned about the health of California rivers […]

  • 21 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    VolkerStevin has received the Most Considerate Site Runner-Up award for the Lower Todmorden and Walsden FAS Phase three project at the National Site Awards, given only to the top 26 Gold Award winning projects in the UK. VolkerStevin also won two Bronze Awards for the Central Felixstowe Coast Protection Scheme and Duddington Sluice Replacement. All […]

  • 30 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The State of Oregon owned dredge ‘THE LAURA’ will continue dredging operations at the Garibaldi Harbor boat basin, reported the port officials. According to Michael Saindon, the Manager of the Port of Garibaldi, the ongoing dredge work is critical to the safety of the various users of the marina, and the port’s ability to support […]

  • 12 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Mackley is gearing up for a busy October with preparations underway to participate in a number of industry events across the country focusing on issues including flooding, coastal defence and the future of the construction industry. Over a two-week period, Mackley will participate in four events, starting with the Suffolk Coastal Forum in Ipswich (7 […]

  • 12 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Rep. Peter DeFazio has announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will allocate nearly $15 million this year towards operations and maintenance projects at small ports along Oregon’s south coast. “Our ports along the Oregon coast are the lifeblood of coastal communities, and our coastal infrastructure supports communities all throughout the state,” said Rep. […]

  • 5 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    CCCC Tianjin Dredging Co., Ltd. has recently won the bid for Phase 1 of the deepwater channel of the Sanduao Port Zone in Ningde, with a contract value of 250 million yuan and a construction period of 12 months. Located in the middle of the mainland gold coastline, the Sanduao Port Zone is the “portal” […]

  • 5 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District Public Affairs Office was recognized with a Gold Award from the AVA Digital Awards competition for the “Dig This: 2012 Dredging Along the Texas Coast” video. The four-minute video infographic, created to educate the public about the importance of keeping waterways open for navigation, the economic impact […]

  • 8 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    A scheme which has significantly reduced flood risk to thousands of properties on the West Sussex coast has been awarded a prestigious national accolade. The Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls scheme, currently in its final phase of works, is being recognized through the Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS) National Site Awards. The Shoreham scheme is being carried out […]

  • 9 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Pevensey Bay Sea Defense scheme has received a Gold National Site Award from the Considerate Constructors Scheme for a third consecutive year. The defense scheme is a 25-year project on the East Sussex coast to improve and maintain 9km long shingle embankment between Eastbourne and Bexhill-on-Sea. The work is being carried out by Pevensey Coastal […]

  • 26 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    By the end of 2015, the Panama Canal will have undergone its largest expansion to date. In what is undoubtedly good news for Maryland’s maritime economics, when the first big ships make their way through the canal, the Port of Baltimore is one of two ports on the East coast currently able to accommodate the […]

  • 10 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    In response to an emergency request from a coalition of tribal, environmental and fisheries groups, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife proposed emergency rules to crack down on an upsurge of unregulated suction dredge mining in the state. The environmentally harmful mining process has been banned in California since 2009, but early in 2013 […]

  • 26 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Ranking Member Peter DeFazio recently announced that the Army Corps will allocate an additional $34.5 million in Fiscal Year 2019 to critical maintenance and safety projects at ports along the Oregon coast. “Oregon’s ports are the lifeblood of coastal economies and rely on federal funding to maintain navigation channels […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The all-conquering Medmerry Managed Realignment Scheme has begun 2015 in the same vein as it ended 2014 – in the frame for a clutch of prestigious industry awards. During 2014, the scheme, which was delivered by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency, scooped no fewer than a remarkable 13 industry awards. The […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The British coast’s newest and largest natural flood defense scheme, carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency, has proved its worth by comfortably fending off the biggest tides in more than a decade. Located next to the Severn Estuary, the Steart Coastal Management Project will help protect homes and businesses […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Rep. Peter DeFazio has announced that ports in Oregon’s Fourth Congressional District will receive an additional $4.5 million for operation and maintenance projects this year. The projects, which include dredging, are critical to local economies and the fishing industry. This announcement comes after the U.S. Congress included $40 million for small ports in the Fiscal […]

  • 24 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Oregon’s Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden, joined by Representatives Peter DeFazio, Suzanne Bonamici and Earl Blumenauer, have urged the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to support essential dredging and maintenance of Oregon’s small ports in its 2017 work plan. “Oregon’s ports and harbors are the lifeblood of the coastal communities they serve, enhancing regional […]

  • 7 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Burke Mountain Naturalists (BMN) are calling on Pacific Coast Terminals (PCT) to reconsider its plans to dump dredged materials into the Burrard Inlet, the Tri City News reports. Elaine Golds, a spokesperson for BMN, said in a letter to the city of Port Moody and the company that the few samples that were taken for […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    In response to an emergency request from a coalition of tribal, conservation and fisheries groups, California officials have closed a loophole in the state’s suction dredge mining ban. The move will protect water quality, wildlife and fisheries from destructive forms of recreational mining. Suction dredging is an environmentally harmful mining practice has been banned in […]

  • 11 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    2015 has proved a record year for the Italian dredger manufacturer Italdraghe. The beginning of the year saw the delivery in Italy of the first of its new range of Octopus dredgers, multifunctional vessels with numerous innovative features that allow them to operate in extremely varied working conditions. During the year Italdraghe was awarded contracts […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A further hat trick of awards presented recently to the Medmerry Managed Realignment Scheme brings the total number of accolades bestowed upon the scheme to 16 in the past 18 months. The latest wins for the £28 million Medmerry scheme, which was carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency, came […]

  • 23 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    A plaque was unveiled yesterday to mark the completion of a £2.2 million award winning coastal defense scheme in the North Yorkshire village of Runswick Bay. The Runswick Bay Coastal Protection Trust and local residents joined representatives from Scarborough Borough Council, Environment Agency, Royal HaskoningDHV, JBA Consulting and ESH Construction to celebrate the end of […]

  • 3 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has announced final regulations that define the process used by its Marine Minerals Program for issuing negotiated, noncompetitive agreements for sand, gravel, and shell resources on the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf (OCS). The rule describes who may qualify for a negotiated agreement, the application process for qualifying projects, […]