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  • 4 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    HEB construction and Napier Port have restarted building Hawke’s Bay’s biggest wharf, which will allow the region to welcome more and larger ships. According to the port, HEB Construction are back on track to start piling this week. As mentioned in the March update, the wharf will be supported by nearly 400 concrete piles that […]

  • 18 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    New Zealand based company, Heron Construction, have been awarded the Port of Melbourne dredging contract, scheduled to commence in October 2014. More than 1.8 million cubic metres of material will be dredged with the backhoe Machiavelli. Heron Construction will work in conjunction with McConnell Dowell who will construct the new automotive wharf and waterside infrastructure […]

  • 2 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Heron Construction Company Ltd. has just released this amazing photo of their backhoe dredge GPK, taken during the Napier Port dredging program. “Heron’s backhoe dredge GPK, tugs Capricorn Alpha and Pacific Way with split hopper barges WH761 and WH762 have just commenced the capital dredging of 1.2M m3 for the new 6 Wharf project,” the […]

  • 6 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The towering spuds of a hired backhoe dredger will be visible at Eastland Port this week as maintenance dredging in front of wharf 7 and 8, and in the navigation channel begins, Eastland Group said in their latest announcement.  The 32 meter high spuds, or anchors, are part of a GPK backhoe dredge hired from Heron Construction. The dredging is […]

  • 12 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Heron Construction Ltd, a New Zealand company involved in dredging and marine construction works, has launched the latest addition to its fleet in Qinhuangdao, China. The GPK, a DFY B-type backhoe dredger, was launched on August 6, the company said in its announcement. The vessel, named in honor of the late director Gerard Paul Kroef, will be transported […]

  • 8 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Heron Construction Co. recently completed stage one of the Next Generation Capital Dredging on Port Otago allowing large container ships like the Laust Maersk to make full use of the extra channel depth to carry more cargo. The port’s TSHD “New Era” dredged the sand and Heron Construction’s backhoe ‘Kimihia’ dredged the silty and rocky […]

  • 7 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    New Zealand dredging contractor, Heron Construction Co Ltd. celebrated last Friday, December 4th, a keel-laying ceremony for the new dredger that is being built in China. The dipperdredger is under construction at Qinhuangdao China Harbor Shipbuilding Industry Co. and is expected to be ready for transport to New Zealand by the summer of 2016 where she will […]

  • 9 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Auckland-based marine construction and dredging company, Heron Construction Ltd., has taken delivery of its two new 1200m³ Split Hopper Barges. The new SHB’s come as a timely addition to the Heron’s Australian fleet that is currently carrying out dredging operations throughout Victorian waters. The SHB’s are fitted with Bow Thrusters that represent Heron’s dedication not only to production, but dedication […]

  • 21 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On July 26 2012, Caltex announced that the Kurnell Refinery Facility would be converted into a major Import Terminal. In order to achieve this goal, major works on the Refinery site and at the Kurnell Crude and Products Wharf were scheduled to take place to allow for a greater import capacity of products. As part […]

  • 26 June 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    The Napier Port 6 Wharf project is coming along nicely and is set to complete on time, by the end of 2022. According to the latest update, the contractor – HEB Construction – has so far made good progress with piling, having installed 13 piles out of 400 that will support the wharf. With progress […]

  • 22 June 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Heron Construction Company Ltd. announced today that the backhoe GPK, tug Kurutai and hopper barges WH761 and WH762 have completed the bund wall key trench for the Te Awaparahi Bay Reclamation in Lyttelton. “Heron is proud to have been a part of this great project with our JV partners C&R Developments and our client Lyttelton […]

  • 9 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Napier Port is on track to start dredging for 6 Wharf this week, taking the port one step closer to finishing the wharf by the end of 2022. 6 Wharf will allow the port to reduce congestion and welcome more and larger ships as vessel sizes increase and exports out of the region grow, said […]

  • 8 June 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Napier Port is on track to start dredging for 6 Wharf this week, taking the port one step closer to finishing the wharf by the end of 2022. According to Napier Port general manager infrastructure services Michel de Vos, the GPK – a backhoe dredge operated by Heron Construction – arrived from Lyttleton today and […]

  • 8 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Napier Port today signed the contract with HEB Construction to build its multi-purpose 350 meter wharf, which will boost the port’s ability to handle more and larger ships. HEB is scheduled to start building the wharf – known as 6 Wharf – during the first quarter of 2020. Heron Construction & Dredging Limited is the […]

  • 29 November 2018
    Business & Finance

     AW Maritime has been engaged by Tasmania’s TasPorts to provide specialist consultancy services to assist with planning and delivering its dredging works program. “As part of this engagement, we have recently worked with the TasPorts staff to manage the widening of a berth pocket to Berth 4 in Burnie Port on the North West […]

  • 29 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The City of Gold Coast said in its latest announcement that one of their most vulnerable stretches of coastline will be given significant protection. The city yesterday awarded a contract for the construction of an $18.2 million artificial offshore reef to better project Palm Beach. Palm Beach has a narrow beach width which makes it […]

  • 25 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    New Zealand’s Port Nelson said in its latest announcement that Heron Construction has completed site disestablishment and restoration works at their Calwell Slipway, meaning that the project is now fully completed. “We have been successful in achieving the remediation targets. The target concentrations for residual sediments remaining in the Calwell Slipway Basin was 270 mg/kg for […]

  • 2 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The NSW Department of Industry has just released this very interesting video update on the Eden Breakwater Wharf Extension Project. Dredging of the birth pocket and fabrication of the scour protection, conducted by the contractor Heron Construction Company Ltd., is currently underway. Environmental performance is better than expected, the department said in their announcement. The construction […]

  • 16 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Heron Construction Company Ltd. has been selected as the contractor for the Eden Breakwater Wharf extension project. According to the East Coast Radio, Heron will carry out dredging works that signal the start of the $44 million project. “In the next 12 months the NSW Government will be delivering $24 million of a promised $32 million for […]

  • 21 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (August 15-21, 2016).   Heron Expands Its Dredging Fleet with New Backhoe Heron Construction Ltd, a New Zealand company involved in dredging and marine construction works, has launched the latest addition to its fleet in Qinhuangdao, China.   TSHD JUN YANG 1 […]

  • 14 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (August 8-14, 2016).   VIDEO: Pythagoras Dredging Solution Pythagoras, a Belgian company involved in providing solutions for dredging, surveying, infrastructure, construction and agriculture, has just released this very interesting video named Pythagoras Dredging Solution.   Royal IHC to Appoint New CEO […]

  • 29 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Port Otago recently completed the first stage of its Next Generation harbor deepening program, reaching the initial target depth of 13.5 meters at low tide (or chart datum) for the shipping channel to Port Chalmers. This applies to both sandy material dredged by split hopper trailer suction dredger ‘New Era’ and the rocky and silty areas being completed by Heron […]

  • 13 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (December 7-13).   Mteck Delivers Electric Dredge Crane for Van Oord Mteck BV, a Dutch based builder of custom cranes for dredging and stevedoring industries, has just delivered an electric dredge crane for Paans Van Oord.   PHOTO: Heron Lays […]

  • 26 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    As part of a future Corio Bay Channels Upgrade Project, investigative works in the vicinity of No 1 and No 2 Beacons in the Wilson Spit Channel will be conducted between October 28 and November 9, 2015. These works will be undertaken by the Heron Construction’s backhoe dredger Machiavelli, the Victorian Regional Channels Authority said. The Machiavelli, with […]

  • 15 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The infrastructural works program, ‘Next Generation Port Otago’, is well underway with a number of significant projects at an advanced stage. This $30 million worth upgrade project will allow larger ships to access Port Chalmers. To enable deepening of the Port Chalmers Container No 1 berth, a project to drive sheet piles the length of the container wharf […]

  • 31 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Over the next few months, the Victorian Regional Channels Authority will carry out maintenance and improvements of the shipping lanes in Corio Bay. The works, worth approx $9 million, are scheduled for a September 8 start. The “Geelong Dredging Program 2015″ will ensure that the Port of Geelong, Victoria’s premier bulk cargo port, keeps its competitive […]

  • 21 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The channel safety dredging program for the largest regional port in Victoria, the Geelong Dredging Project 2014 has been finished, according to the Victorian Regional Channels Authority (VRCA). Dredging was conducted in the vicinity of No 4 Corio Quay North in an area off the corner of the Hopetoun and City Channels commonly referred to […]

  • 21 February 2014

    Officials announced that the Port of Geelong dredging contract, worth $6 million, has been awarded to New Zealand-based Heron Construction Company. The contract has been awarded for the multi-million dollar channel-widening work in Corio Bay as part of an ongoing push to improve safety, capacity and efficiency in the shipping lanes for the Port of […]

  • 4 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The $18.7 million Queen Bess Island restoration project is now officially complete – making the Brown Pelican habitat ready for the 2020 nesting season. Standing on the shore of a remote island in Louisiana’s Barataria Basin, Gov. John Bel Edwards yesterday declared the newly-restored island officially reopened for nesting. “Before we started this restoration last […]