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  • 10 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The White House has released the President’s Budget for fiscal year 2017, which included approximately $21.3 million for the civil works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District. The budget allocated funds for maintenance dredging, condition surveys and environmental activities. Funds consist of $13.92 million for Charleston Harbor maintenance dredging, $6.37 million […]

  • 27 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Western Dredging Association (WEDA) is gearing up for the 21st World Dredging Congress and Exposition (WODCON XXI) that will take place in Miami this June. Considered the most important and anticipated event for dredging professionals worldwide, WODCON is the only global event dedicated exclusively to dredging and maritime construction. WODCON XXI will feature an outstanding technical program […]

  • 8 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The British Marine Aggregate Producers Association (BMAPA) has published its ninth annual Sustainable Development (SD) report covering the year 2014. This builds upon the wider sustainable development initiative established by BMAPA’s parent organisation, the Mineral Products Association (MPA). The encouraging signs of economic recovery observed during 2013 were maintained into 2014, with total marine aggregate […]

  • 22 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Caterpillar and its German dealer, Zeppelin Baumaschinen GmbH, will exhibit a suite of technologies, services and equipment at the bauma 2016 (April 11-17) show in Munich, Germany.  The company will showcase safety, productivity and equipment management solutions, as well as more than 60 Cat® products. Other highlights of the exhibit include a work tool display […]

  • 7 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Crown Estate has just released a report named “Marine Aggregates Capability & Portfolio 2015“.  The 2015 report outlines the significant demand and range of uses for marine aggregates in the UK. Britain has one of the world’s most developed marine aggregates industries, extracting 15 to 20 million tonnes from the seabed annually. Much of […]

  • 30 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dragflow, an Italian manufacturer of heavy duty pumps and complete dredging equipment, is continuing the development of new products addressing the changing needs of dredging industry. As 2015 is nearing its end, we took the opportunity to speak with Mr. Roberto Martinelli, Dragflow Director, about the company’s 2015 business highlights, achievements and plans for the […]

  • 19 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    In an effort to secure funding for navigation channel maintenance, Port of South Louisiana Executive Director, Paul Aucoin, participated in a Congressional Roundtable before the United States Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure on Friday, November 13, 2015. The meeting was held in New Orleans at the Louisiana State Supreme Court and the discussion focused on “The Importance of […]

  • 10 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Nearly 250 members of the dredging community gathered at Ahoy Rotterdam, the Netherlands, on 5-6 November, for this year’s CEDA Dredging Days. Dredging professionals, young, established and expert, assembled to exchange the latest ideas, knowledge and best practice, at a packed event. Anna Csiti, General Manager CEDA and a member of the Program Committee, said: […]

  • 6 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday Polite Laboyrie (Witteveen+Bos, the Netherlands) became Central Dredging Association (CEDA) President after his year as CEDA President-elect. He succeeded Anders Jensen (DHI, Denmark) who steps down as President after seven outstanding years of service to the Association. Polite said, “I believe that cooperation of organizations and experts is the key to finding the best […]

  • 4 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    A new review has found that turbidity and sedimentation, two of the most widely recognized threats to coral reefs, can have an effect on coral reproduction before, during and after spawning. Elevated turbidity regularly occurs in shallow, tropical marine environments driven primarily by wind-driven waves but this can be exacerbated by anthropogenic activities such as […]

  • 3 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Corporation (GLDD) today reported financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2015. During the quarter, Great Lakes won $218 million, or 37%, of the domestic dredging bid market, with the Delaware River deepening and the Corpus Christi LNG projects representing a significant portion of the awards. At September 30, […]

  • 27 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    EPA joined state and local dignitaries yesterday to announce $5 million in federal funding to continue efforts of the Southeast New England Program for Coastal Watershed Restoration. The program brings together innovation and partnerships to apply an ecosystem approach to protecting and restoring the coastal watersheds of southeast New England from Westerly, R.I. to Chatham, […]

  • 26 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    IADC (International Association of Dredging Companies) has just released their Annual Report for 2014. In this report, the board gives an overview of the state of affairs of the Association and its activities in the last year. Highlights of the year include the start of the ecosystem services project in which the theoretical concept will […]

  • 31 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Taj Palace Hotel in Mumbai will host the 6th Annual Conference ‘Dredging in India’ on September 1-2, 2015. The conference is being organized by India Infrastructure Publishing, a provider of information on the infrastructure sectors through magazines, newsletters, reports and conferences. “This event is a well-established annual event in India focused on the Dredging Industry. […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has welcomed the Commonwealth Bank’s decision to end their position as financial adviser to the Adani Carmichael coal mine project, which will require the expansion of the mega-port Abbot Point. Cherry Muddle, Great Barrier Reef campaigner for AMCS, said that the decision highlights that the project represents a bad […]

  • 4 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation today reported financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2015. For the quarter ended June 30, 2015, Great Lakes reported revenue of $238.9 million, net income of $2.7 million, and adjusted EBITDA of $33.4 million. During the second quarter, Great Lakes won $121 million, or 60%, of the […]

  • 31 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Nature Conservancy yesterday released to the public a groundbreaking case study that provides a preliminary, comprehensive evaluation of how nature-based defenses, in conjunction with gray solutions, can effectively be used to protect communities in New York City and around the globe from the impacts of climate change. The highlights of the Urban Coastal Resilience Report, […]

  • 29 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The past four months have been extremely busy for the project team working on the Sidmouth and East Beach Management Plan, as the latest Steering Group newsletter reveals. East Devon District Council’s Assistant Project Manager Tony Burch, has just issued this update, which highlights the positive results that have been achieved in a number of […]

  • 16 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) has just announced a 14 percent container volume growth during 2015 fiscal year, with breakbulk tonnage exceeding plans by 6 percent and record rail moves at the Inland Port. “2015 was a memorable year for SC Ports Authority,” said SCPA president and CEO Jim Newsome. “We reached near-record levels of containerized […]

  • 12 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal has taken another important step forward toward the completion of the Expansion Program as it begins to fill the lower chamber of its new Atlantic locks. The news signals the start of a deliberate and methodical phase of operational tests and quality control that will, eventually, prepare the Canal to accommodate larger […]

  • 4 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    A multi-agency and community partnership approach will be employed to address potential erosion issues identified at Sunset Beach, Port Waikato. Last year, Waikato District Council commissioned a consultant to report on potential erosion issues in the area after the local community board expressed concerns regarding damage to public assets. Service Delivery General Manager, Tim Harty, […]

  • 26 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 6th Annual Conference ‘Dredging in India’ will be held on September 1-2, 2015, at The Taj Palace Hotel in Mumbai. The conference is being organized by India Infrastructure Publishing, a provider of information on the infrastructure sectors through magazines, newsletters, reports and conferences. “This event is a well-established annual event in India focused on the […]

  • 20 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Port Otago will become the first port in New Zealand to deepen its shipping channel for the next generation of container shipping as part of a $30 million upgrade over the next two years. The infrastructural works program, ‘Next Generation Port Otago’ will allow larger ships to access Port Chalmers while bolstering the port’s services […]

  • 18 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) and Texas A & M University will host its 2015 Dredging Summit and Expo during June 22-25, 2015 at the Westin Galleria Houston. The theme of this conference “Dredgers, the Environment and Commerce” will focus on the people and organizations that make dredging happen, and the environmental and commercial impacts […]

  • 5 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Equip Global’s Dredging & Land Reclamation Asia Summit 2015 will be held in Singapore, from 19-22 May. To help global ports, maritime and land authorities, and engineering contractors overcome challenges in dredging and land reclamation projects, Equip Global will bring together the industry professionals across the continents to discuss and exchange experiences on effective and practical dredging and […]

  • 5 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Central Dredging Association – CEDA, an established authority and the leading independent forum for the professional dredging community, has just published its 2014 Annual Report. “In 2014 we consolidated much of the work started in 2013 and we set out some ambitious plans for the future in the CEDA Strategy and Action Plan. The 2014 CEDA Annual […]