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  • 26 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    J.F. Brennan Company, Inc. has begun work on a significant dredging project along the Providence River, reports the Providence Foundation. The project is being done jointly by the City of Providence, the Nature Conservancy, the Coastal Resources Management Council, 195 Redevelopment District Commission, the Providence Foundation and the WaterFire. Under the project, the Woonasquatucket and […]

  • 24 July 2019
    Business & Finance

     Just one year after the arrival of the first caisson, the Monaco Land Extension Project reached another amazing milestone last week – the 17th caisson was successfully immersed, completing the ‘belt’ that will form a new coastline in Monaco. The structure, erected during the last 12 months, is 500 meters long and rests at […]

  • 4 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV’s leading professional for flood resilience and technical director for water security, Fola Ogunyoye, will be one of the key speakers at the Resilience15, a one-day conference which will explore the opportunities and the business case for investing in and implementing flood resilience strategies. Fola will be speaking at 4pm today in a session […]

  • 8 June 2012

    The Sheboygan County has received a $1.5 million Department of Transportation grant to help in dredging the Sheboygan River and its inner harbor, reports sheboyganpress.com. This grant will leverage nearly $14 million in other funding to pay for dredging the river to a depth of up to 16 feet deep that will allow cruise ships […]

  • 6 December 2012

    The Saugatuck-Douglas Harbor Authority is preparing plans to fight the low water levels along Lake Michigan, reports wzzm13.com. To realize this plan, the Harbor Authority is asking the Saugatuck and Douglas cities to approve money for the dredging program on the Kalamazoo River harbors. Robert Sapita, chairman of the Harbor Authority, said: “We realize we’ll […]

  • 5 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) has just released the nominees for the 2017 British Construction Industry Awards. The BCI Awards seek to recognize and reward excellence in project delivery, design, construction and, crucially, delivering outcomes for society. These awards are the only construction industry awards scheme to have the backing of the Prime Minister, through the […]

  • 6 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     J.F. Brennan Company, Inc. has just presented a video overview of the Waterplace Park dredging project in Providence, RI. The project is being done jointly by the City of Providence, the Nature Conservancy, the Coastal Resources Management Council, 195 Redevelopment District Commission, the Providence Foundation and the WaterFire. The dredging will enhance one of […]

  • 4 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Pittsburgh District has awarded a $1.2 million contract for the removal of accumulated sediments and vegetation along the Stonycreek River located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. The contract was awarded to Green World Contracting Company of Natrona Heights, Pennsylvania. According to USACE, the residents of Johnstown will benefit from this […]

  • 26 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Royal IHC has just released a video of the launching ceremony of DEME’s 7.950m³ LNG-powered trailing suction hopper dredger, the Scheldt River. The video also shows the construction process and installation of the LNG tank for this dual fuel dredger. The Scheldt River, which was launched on 14 January at IHC’s shipyard in Krimpen aan den […]

  • 24 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    In order to help waterway transport, the sand dredging operations will soon be underway on several locations along the Tonle Bassac river, a spokesman from the Cambodian Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME) confirmed yesterday. The government has identified some 30 to 40 spots stretching from the southeastern outskirts of Phnom Penh all the way […]

  • 12 July 2011
    Project & Tenders

    The container terminal at the Medel Business Park in Tiel will be built. The Council of State has rejected the objections of nearby residents to the zoning plan that makes construction possible. According to the planning schedule, construction is set to start next year on the 200-metre long loading and unloading quay along the Amsterdam-Rhine […]

  • 9 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Corps: No clearing of channel, turning basins until 2017… [mappress] Source: Greenbay Press Gazette, February 9, 2010

  • 26 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Even though a quarter of Queensland coal output is being produced at a loss, as reported today, the Abbott and Newman governments are continuing to prioritise coal over the Great Barrier Reef, climate, water supplies, agriculture and tourism. “Figures from the Queensland Resources Council show that a quarter of Queensland coal export is being produced […]

  • 23 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The naming ceremony of DEME’s 3.500m³ LNG-powered trailing suction dredger Minerva took place today in Zeebrugge, Belgium.  The dredger was named by Mrs Marijke Verboven, the wife of Mr Ben Weyts, the Flemish Minister of mobility, public works, Flemish periphery, tourism and animal welfare. During the naming ceremony, DEME also presented Mellina, the gravel dredger that will […]

  • 9 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The peak representative body for the Queensland resources sector has welcomed the decision by the Queensland Government to take advantage of a previously unavailable opportunity for onshore dredge material disposal at Abbot Point. Queensland Resources Council Chief Executive Michael Roche said industry support for the decision to pursue this land-based disposal option clearly demonstrated industry’s […]

  • 2 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Flanders Investment & Trade Agency and the Brussels Export & Investment Promotion Agency with the support of East Flanders province (Belgium) will lead an economic delegation to Vietnam, according to the Vietnam Breaking News. The delegation with over 40 company members will arrive in Ho Chi Minh City on December 4-7 and in Hanoi […]

  • 9 July 2012

    Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has instructed the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) to promptly implement its flood prevention plans towards the set targets. After his meeting with Ms. Yingluck today, Permanent Secretary for the BMA Charoenrat Chutikarn said that the prime minister had asked the BMA to complete all flood prevention works and dredging by September […]

  • 13 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The President Trump’s Budget for fiscal year 2019 includes more than $4.7 billion in discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, with more than $68.8 million for Detroit District projects around the Great Lakes. The Civil Works budget funds the operation and maintenance program, which includes the maintenance of […]

  • 23 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    UK government is bringing forward more than £140 million of the £2.3 billion six-year flood defense program announced in December to better protect more than 31,000 homes and businesses from flooding sooner than planned. Over 45 brand new schemes have been given the green light as part of the long-term investment program and work will start […]

  • 6 June 2012

    The Premier’s dissatisfaction with Gladstone Ports Corporation is welcome after past breaches of Gladstone Harbour’s turbidity limits were largely ignored, but it must trigger real change to the dredging operation in the Harbour if it is to be anything more than another opportunity to install the party faithful at the top of a government-owned corporation. […]

  • 6 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging of the Bay Shore County Park Harbor has begun and will continue through October 31, 2015. The Bay Shore County Boat Launch will be closed during the works, announced the Bay County in a release. Included in the works are dredging, dewatering, and hauling operations until the proposed surface elevations are achieved. “The harbor has increased sediment […]

  • 6 December 2011

    In an effort to allow bigger vessels to enter the regional Victorian port, dredging work is currently underway at the Port of Portland. Dredging work of the berth pocket at the end of Portland berth no.6 started last week and is expected to take about one month. Authorities hired Maritime Constructions, Adelaide based firm for […]

  • 4 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    BMT JFA Consultants, together with sister company BMT Oceanica, subsidiaries of BMT Group (BMT), have extended their partnership with the Western Australian Department of Transport (DoT) for a further two years.  BMT will continue to provide a range of project management services for DoT from the early stage review of hydrographic survey data to assess the maintenance […]

  • 30 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis, Inc. of Chico, California, has just released these beautiful photos from their Swinomish River dredging operations. Under this cleanup project, J.E. McAmis will be removing approximately 154,000 cubic yards of material in multiple work-areas. “The channel will remain open. Because of the size of the dredge, normal channel widths will be reduced. Mariners […]

  • 20 June 2012

    An Australian mining company gets nod to extract more than 200 million tonnes of iron sand from the Ba river delta in Fiji. The project will create 300 full-time and 50 short-term jobs for Fijians. Australian mining company will also be involved in river dredging, official says. “Ba Town Council and the people of Ba […]

  • 15 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Delaware River Restoration Fund 2016 Request for Proposals is now open and accepting applications, reported the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) yesterday. The Delaware River Restoration Fund is dedicated to restoring the water quality and habitats of the Delaware River and its tributaries. The fund was launched in late 2013 to help community-based nonprofits […]