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  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Transportation Secretary James T. Smith, Jr., last Friday praised U.S. Senator Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.), Chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, for her hard work to deliver funding for key Maryland transportation projects as part of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act of 2015 that passed Congress last weekend and signed by President Barack Obama. […]

  • 9 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The WEDA Central America Chapter (formerly known as the Panama Chapter) will hold its 2016 Annual Meeting on September 13-15 at the Hilton Downtown in Panama City, Panama. The event, held in partnership with the Panama Canal Authority, Panama Ports Company and the Organization of American States, will serve as a premiere forum where dredging contractors […]

  • 9 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Union Government undertakes development and regulation of only those waterways which are declared as National Waterways. In a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha the Minister of Shipping Shri G.K. Vasan said that it is the responsibility of the respective State Governments to develop any other waterways. Waterways that are being […]

  • 3 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has initiated backfilling operations on a portion of the C-38 Canal, as part of the Kissimmee River Restoration Project. Navigation will be interrupted for approximately 1.5 miles along the channelized Kissimmee River (C-38 Canal) beginning at the US 98 bridge and extending south for the duration of […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On Feb. 28, 2013, JAXPORT’s TraPac Container Terminal at Dames Point welcomed one of the largest vessels to ever call on Jacksonville’s seaport. The 6,700 TEU (containers) MOL Maxim traveled from Southeast Asia through the Suez Canal and called on another U.S. east coast port before arriving at TraPac Friday afternoon. The Maxim is nearly […]

  • 25 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Sandwich, Mass, will close the Town Neck Beach today for the renourishment project.  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, will take sand from the Cape Cod Canal dredging project and transfer it to the 2,500-foot-long eroded section of Town Neck Beach in Sandwich. It will take about 2–3 months to complete the project. Work […]

  • 28 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Four units of high-performance amphibious excavators, the EIK CAT320D SLRs have been busy lately working on a flood control in West Jakarta. The excavators are working on the dredging project that will restore depth of the West Flood Channel (KBB) in Tanah Abang. According to EIK, the mudflow in the KBB has overflown and was in need to […]

  • 29 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    On 26th December 2015, the city of Leeds was hit by significant flood event, with waters in the River Aire reaching levels 1.2 m above the previously recorded high. The BAM Nuttall team visited Leeds at the peak of the floods and during the inspection it was discovered that the by-wash channel at Knostrop lock, […]

  • 7 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Invited and sponsored by Mr. Wang Jing, Chairman and CEO of HKND Group, a 21-member delegation from Nicaragua paid a week-long visit to China from October 19-26, 2013. The group of businessmen, academics and politicians toured Beijing, Xuzhou, Wuhan, Yichang and Hong Kong respectively for a fact-finding mission. After winding up the trip, all delegates […]

  • 10 January 2013

    The Union Cabinet today approved the introduction of a Bill in the Parliament for declaring Lakhipur-Bhanga stretch (121 kms.) of the Barak River as a National Waterway. It also gave its approval for preparation of projects/schemes for development of infrastructure facilities on this stretch of the river at an estimated cost of Rs.123 crore with […]

  • 21 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Three of Shorflo’s 6” Super diesel pumps have enabled specialist contractor Ebsford Environmental clean-up over 2km of the Cromford Canal near Matlock for Derbyshire County Council. The task required Ebsford Environmental to dredge the canal clear of accumulated silt to allow the use of horse-drawn passenger boats to give tours of the historic waterway, set […]

  • 12 April 2012

    The Panama Canal Authority will host its first-ever best practices Engineering and Infrastructure Congress. Convening this Congress is an effort to share best practices and detailed, practical, hands-on experience related to managing a significant infrastructure project. Engineering experts from 10 countries will meet in Panama to exchange the latest tendencies and experiences in the industry […]

  • 10 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The crews are dredging the Kaplan City’s Sledge Canal, with the main goal to remove build-up debris which caused floods in some parts of the city last year. The City of Kaplan is partnering with the Coule Dejean Drainage Board in an effort to get the water flowing again in the canal, according to KATC […]

  • 16 May 2012

    UPI reports that Uruguay’s river transport export links are being put at risk because of Argentine delays that critics say are mired in corruption and business rivalries. Uruguay depends on river transport to access export markets but the Latin American country also needs to keep the waterways dredged regularly. In recent months Uruguay’s trade is […]

  • 7 January 2013

    In a recently completed dredging project at Gloucester Docks and the nearby canal, almost 9,000 cubic metres of silt have been removed from the mentioned area. The operation, which was run by the Canal & River Trust, was undertaken by utilising the dredger Serendipity. The dredging program has left mid-channel depths of about four metres, […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi yesterday inspected the digging and dredging operations under the New Suez Canal project. The Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority, Mohab Mamish, hosted Sisi, briefing him about the progress being made on the project. They also discussed the outlines of the Suez development plans, including extension of east Port Said seaport […]

  • 3 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Mekong Water Technology Innovations Institute (Mekong Water Innovation) has proposed piloting a soil bank model for better management of canal dredging and for generating revenue from dredged soil in the Mekong Delta region. Trinh Cong Van, director of the Institute, said at a conference on solutions to climate change adaptation in the Mekong Delta […]

  • 29 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The largest infrastructure project since the waterway’s original construction, the Panama Canal Expansion Program will create a new lane of traffic along the Canal through the construction of a new set of locks, doubling the waterway’s capacity. To date, the overall program is 83 percent complete, with several major components, such as its dry excavation […]

  • 26 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Five years ago, the Panama Canal Expansion broke ground at Paraiso Hill and as of August 31, 2012 the program’s advance was estimated at 44.5%. “The Panama Canal Expansion Program is moving forward at a good pace. The program has made positive contributions to Panama´s economy such as direct employment, investments, knowledge and technological transfer,” […]

  • 27 June 2012

    State irrigation minister Manas Bhunia inspected several canals in the district and said dredging of 14 canals adjoining the Keleghai, Kopaleswari, Bagui and Chandia rivers flowing through West and East Midnapore will be completed in three years,reports timesofindia.indiatimes.com. In April, chief minister Mamata Banerjee had launched the Keleghai river dredging works. On Tuesday, the state […]

  • 8 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Visclosky joined local officials and representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to commemorate the start of the dredging of the Indiana Harbor Ship Canal on Monday, October 29th. The Indiana Harbor Ship Canal is a federal navigable waterway, maintained by USACE and last dredged in 1972. The current dredging will take […]

  • 1 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

                    Picture of the Day: Dredgers Crowding New Suez The New Suez Canal project is currently under construction and is scheduled to be delivered next August.   Chief Mate Guilty Over Fatal Dredger Collision On the 8th June 2014 the Shoreway, a 98 metre 5000 tonne dredger, owned […]

  • 16 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    This video shows the dredging project at the rebuilt Hilly Orchard Bridge (Stroudwater Canal) between Dudbridge lock and Ebley Mill in 2012, followed by the removal of the earth and clay bund at the newly constructed spillway where the River Frome runs adjacent to the canal. Within days, visiting trailboats are able to attend the […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The expansion of the Panama Canal to accommodate a new generation of huge cargo ships is not likely to be “a game changer” for United States ports, John Reinhart, the CEO and executive director of the Virginia Port Authority, told an international audience of maritime economists in Norfolk on Wednesday, July 16. “But we still […]

  • 31 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    Voies navigables de France has invited bidders to submit their offers for the Canal du Rhône dredging project. This development program, in order to maintain navigable depths, will consist of dredging works on the Canal du Rhône of the Southern Branch of the Rhine (CRRBS), the downstream 41n lock in Mulhouse and the downstream lock […]

  • 2 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Egypt launched the New Suez Canal project in August 2014. The construction was ordered by Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi to be completed in one year. The contract includes the construction of the parallel section of the canal with a length of approximately 50 kilometers to allow ships to simultaneously transit in two directions as well […]