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  • 27 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Cottrell Contracting are set to begin dredging the Norfolk Harbor Inner Channel and channel to Newport News on Saturday. Norfolk District will manage the operations and maintenance project as part of an effort to remove shoaling, allowing safe and unrestricted navigation for the largest commercial and military vessels […]

  • 20 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Council for Dredging and Marine Construction Safety (CDMCS) held its 2nd Leadership in Safety Awards Dinner on November 12th in Washington, DC to honor occupational safety and health excellence in the dredging industry. Held on the heels of a CDMCS Pipeline Task Force Meeting, the ceremonial banquet was widely attended by member dredging and […]

  • 30 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Marinex Construction Inc. of Charleston, SC, has won a $26.1 million contract for the FY19 Savannah Inner Harbor Maintenance Dredging project. The project is a located in Savannah, Georgia (GA) on the border of Georgia and South Carolina (SC) in Chatham County. Under the deal, awarded by the Army Corps’ Savannah District, the contractor will […]

  • 18 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker and Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito joined New Bedford Mayor Jon Mitchell at the City Whaling Museum yesterday to announce the administration’s commitment of $24 million in funding to dredge New Bedford-Fairhaven Harbor.  According to their official statement, this funding commitment will enable the dredging of approximately 430,000 cubic yards of sediment […]

  • 21 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District has awarded a $133.1 million contract to Norfolk Dredging Co. of Chesapeake, Virginia, to perform the Savannah inner harbor dredging project. Work will be performed in Savannah, Georgia, with an estimated completion date of Sept. 6, 2021. According to the FedBizOpps, the project includes removal of all […]

  • 6 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC, a Dutch supplier of equipment, vessels and services for the offshore, dredging and wet mining markets, has just announced their partnership with Inner City Diesel Ltd. “The Canadian company is located in Fort McMurray, Alberta and will work alongside our colleagues to create a one-stop shop for dredging, mining and fluid management across […]

  • 17 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    WEDA, a non-profit technical association devoted to the exchange of knowledge in fields related to dredging, navigation, marine engineering and construction, held their 2019 Dredging Summit & Expo in Chicago, IL the first week of June. With the theme “Why Dredging is Good”, the selection committee named Isaac Hametz and Brian Davis the 2019 winners […]

  • 19 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The New York State Canal Corporation yesterday announced that recreational vessels can now travel through and dock in the Syracuse Inner Harbor, following a $10.3 million dredging project. The dredging has created a 7.5-foot depth in the Inner Harbor, which is part of the state Canal System. “The dredging project was a welcome investment in […]

  • 5 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Oregon International Port of Coos Bay kicked off the dredging operations in the Inner Boat Basin of the Charleston Marina on January 25, 2019.  The first section of dredge pipe has been placed and anchored at Site G and is deployed alongside the inner basin channel through the culvert under Alaska Packers Lane around […]

  • 3 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Van Oord Innovation Challenge has come to a close, and out of more than one hundred submissions, Portuguese start-up Abyssal has claimed the prize. Abyssal specializes in the visualization and remote control of subsea operations using sensor data to deliver real-time 3D virtual overviews of the entire subsea environment. They will be granted an exclusive, one-year […]

  • 15 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    DCA’s Council for Dredging and Marine Construction Safety (CDMCS) held a series of meetings this week in Washington, DC, including the Pipeline Task Force Meeting and its Q4 Meeting. The vision of CDMCS is striving to create a 100% injury-free workplace for the dredging and marine construction industry, with a mission of raising the industry standard […]

  • 10 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration yesterday announced a $2.5 million award to the Town of Plymouth to support dredging the Inner Harbor. The project will benefit five areas of the harbor, effecting nearly 15 acres of public tidelands, and provide substantial benefits to the local community, commercial fishermen and the tourism industry. The Town of Plymouth will […]

  • 17 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Marinex Construction Inc. of Charleston, South Carolina, has won a $29 million contract for the FY18 Savannah Inner Harbor Maintenance Dredging works. According to the FedBizOpps, this project is a located in Savannah, Georgia on the border of Georgia and South Carolina (SC) in Chatham County. Approximately six million cubic yards of maintenance material is expected […]

  • 18 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    An underwater rock mound has been constructed in Fremantle Inner Harbor to protect the Fremantle Rail Bridge from the risk of ship impact, the Fremantle Ports said in its latest release. The underwater rock mound is about 60 meters long and 20 meters wide. Rocks used for this project were a minimum of 20cm in diameter and […]

  • 25 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    One more beach, the 4,000-foot-long barrier known as Popponesset Spit, is among this year’s best restored beaches, according to the American Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA). For almost two decades Save Popponesset Bay has worked with Massachusetts Audubon Society and the Town of Mashpee to protect one of the town’s most valuable natural resources – […]

  • 17 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Aquatec Group, a UK based builder of instruments, services and solutions for measurement, monitoring and communication underwater, has just announced that the winner of the Equipment Awards 2016 – Phase 1 is Nicholas Jordan from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Nicholas’s project on the Impacts of Shoreline Protection Structures on Sediment Transport in the Great Lakes ticked […]

  • 23 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Following a public tender process BAM Civil Ltd has been appointed as the main contractor by Bantry Bay Port Company to undertake the new Bantry Inner Harbor Development. This development marks the start of the regeneration of Bantry inner harbor which is in keeping with the total Inner Harbor Development scheme which was developed by […]

  • 16 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Rudy Helmons, a PhD-Candidate in Dredging Engineering at the Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), has won the IADC Young Author Award in 2015. The award was presented by René Kolman, secretary-general of IADC during the CEDA Dredging Days 2015 conference in Rotterdam (November 6th 2015). Helmons won the prestigious award for his research paper […]

  • 12 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District has received separate permit applications to conduct work in waters of the U.S. from a number of private owners along the Manchester Inner Harbor as well as permit applications by two marinas and the Town to dredge and retain some structures in Manchester, Mass. The work, […]

  • 24 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The best civil engineering projects in the South East England were celebrated last Friday, 17th July 2015, at the ICE’s Regional awards ceremony in Westminster.  Winners of the evening included Network Rail’s Coastal Asset Management, which won the award for innovation, Reading Elevated Railway which received the Infrastructure award and Portsmouth Flood Alleviation Scheme which won the […]

  • 17 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association has presented WEDA’s 2015 Annual Safety Awards to Manson Construction Company & Terra Contracting Services, LLC. The award for a dredging contractor was presented to Manson Construction Co. for their legacy and safety leadership. The award for dredging project was presented to Terra Contracting Services, LLC for Environmental Dredging of Morrow Lake and Delta: Exemplary […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Last week saw CH2M pick up prestigious awards at the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) South West Awards ceremony for two of its regional environmental and flood management programs. CH2M’s European water team picked up the Major Project of the Year Award for the Lyme Regis Environmental Improvements Phase IV program as well as the […]

  • 13 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Gail Shea, the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, has announced that the federal government is investing in a major project to improve the harbor at Skinners Pond, PEI. The project will provide a safer and more efficient working environment for harbor users and local fishermen. This year at Skinners Pond, plans will be developed for extending […]

  • 16 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Cork yesterday outlined plans for Phase 1 of the Bantry Inner Harbor Development which the Port of Cork will undertake on behalf of its subsidiary company, Bantry Bay Port Company. The scheme marks the start of the regenerating of the inner harbor and is in keeping with the total Inner Harbor Development scheme […]

  • 13 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Honorable Peter MacKay, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, announced yesterday that the Government of Canada will invest $69,500 in a project at Skinners Cove Harbor. The work will involve emptying the containment cell that holds dredged material in order to accommodate the dredging planned for the spring. Dredging the channel ensures that […]

  • 15 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    A truly unique article entitled “Reducing shoaling in the Texas Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW) and erosion of Barrier Islands along West Galveston Bay” has won this year’s IADC Young Author Award. This project utilized a Regional Sediment Management (RSM) approach in an attempt to quantify the source of sediments, develop a conceptual design and associated […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Airports Commission has announced its decision not to add the inner Thames estuary airport proposal to its shortlist of options for providing new airport capacity by 2030. Following detailed further study into the feasibility of an inner Thames estuary airport the commission has concluded that the proposal has substantial disadvantages that collectively outweigh its […]

  • 17 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    WEDA’s Chair of the Environmental Commission, Craig Vogt, announced the 2014 winners of the WEDA Environmental Excellence Awards at the organization’s annual conference held at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The WEDA Environmental Excellence Awards are given annually in two categories: navigation dredging and environmental dredging. For navigation dredging: The 2014 […]

  • 9 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) has awarded the Port of Kalama with the top 2014 Environmental Excellence Award in the navigation dredging category. The Port was recognized with the top honor for the TEMCO Berth Maintenance Dredging and In-water Flow-lane Placement project. The Port of Kalama was recognized for using an innovative new ‘scour hole […]