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  • 20 January 2011

    The reclamation of ocean to turn into land began at Fisherman’s Landing yesterday. The Gladstone Ports Corporation threw the first rock for… By Kieran Moran (gladstoneobserver) [mappress] Source: gladstoneobserver, January 20, 2011;

  • 9 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Philippine Reclamation Authority (PRA) has identified 96 reclamation ventures in varying stages of evaluation or approval along with 487 unauthorized projects that the government plans to either seek reimbursement from or take back the lands through forfeiture proceedings. Speaking at the 40th anniversary celebration of the PRA, Finance Secretary, Carlos Dominguez III, said that […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Executive Council of Hong Kong has endorsed the three runway plan and asked the Airport Authority to take forward the project, which is estimated to cost $141.5 billion. Secretary for Transport & Housing, Anthony Cheung, has told the media that, as the current two runway system will be full soon, Hong Kong International Airport needs […]

  • 28 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) is about to host the first national summit focused on catalyzing the industry of natural infrastructure restoration. There, the company will convene leaders from the engineering, construction and financial sectors, as well as thought leaders from academia, non-government organizations and government officials to engage in a discussion on the need for and the benefits […]

  • 14 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    A workshop explaining the soil, water and vegetation components and the monitoring requirements of a reclamation plan will be offered Wednesday, July 22, at the Douglas campus of Eastern Wyoming College. Presentations are relevant to public and private land, organizers said. “We’ve had great responses to our workshops,” said Pete Stahl, Wyoming Reclamation and Restoration Center […]

  • 28 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Penang government has entered into a second supplementary agreement with Rayston Consortium (Butterworth) Sdn Bhd (RCSB) to further enhance the Land Reclamation and Resettlement Agreement (LRRA) which was first made in 1999, reports Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow. The new waterfront is set to be created within the next few years in north Butterworth, between the […]

  • 3 June 2020

    Dredging and land reclamation operations in Hernesaari are currently underway, the City of Helsinki reports. The new residential area will be partially built on reclaimed sea areas. In preparation for this, the dredging on Hernesaari’s eastern coast already started in early June. In the first stage, soft topsoil will be removed and transported to the […]

  • 12 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Bangladesh has given top priority on reclamation of land from Bay of Bengal, according to Water Resources Minister Anisul Islam Mahmud. The minister added that the country has already reclaimed around 1,000 square kilometers of land from the sea, reports UNB. “We have built an enclosure at Musapur on the coast. We expect we […]

  • 13 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies’ (IADC) Seminar on Dredging and Land Reclamation will be held from Monday, 26 June, through Friday, 30 June, 2017, at UNESCO-IHE, Delft, the Netherlands. Since 1993, IADC, often in co-operation with local technical universities, has provided a week-long seminar especially developed for professionals in dredging-related industries. These intensive courses have […]

  • 6 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Land reclamation works at Thinadhoo are in full swing now, according to the Maldives’ Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure. After completion of its operations in Addu City Feydhoo last month, the Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger HAM 318 started dredging and land reclamation program in the Thinadhoo area on June 1. The Feydhoo scheme involved […]

  • 2 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Repair works along the Mississippi River at Fair Landing Bendway are progressing well and are on target to be completed as planned. The narrow bend along this reach of the river now passes one-way traffic under normal conditions, the ongoing repairs and future improvement work will allow two-way traffic to pass. According to the U.S. Army […]

  • 23 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    As part of land reclamation for the new Lugaport Terminal, Group of Companies Novotrans has successfully completed the sheet piling and sand filling operations. The volume of money currently invested into the project by the holding exceeded $80 million. Commenting the latest milestone, Konstantin Goncharov, the Group of Companies Novotrans President, said: “Upon completion of […]

  • 4 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The second phase of the Hulhumale Dredging & Reclamation project in the Maldives, undertaken by DEME’s Dredging International, is nearing its completion. According to Deputy Managing Director of Housing Development Corporation (HDC) Mohamed Simon, the work on reclaiming 226.95 hectares of land is about to be completed within this month. “Work is ongoing without interruption. […]

  • 26 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Gulf Cobla Tennssor Maldives Pvt Ltd (GCTM) has started the land reclamation operations for the expansion of the Ibrahim Nasir International Airport on Hulhule, Maldives. According to the GCTM’s announcement, around 4 million m³ of sand from the inner lagoon will be reclaimed and used for the new runway. The inner lagoon was also the […]

  • 2 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Republic of Maldives’ Housing Development Corporation (HDC) said in its latest announcement that the land reclamation operations to develop the Hulhule – Hulhumale link road will end this week. “We believe that by 4th October, we will be able to finish all the reclamation works. Once it is completed, we will be ready to start the shore […]

  • 16 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    FSUE “Rosmorport” in late April undertook a range of activities to accept the completed construction of the Root Section of the South-Eastern Ice Protection Facility (SEIPF) including the Artificial Plot of Land and Coastal Protection (coast protection facilities at sections I, II, III and IV). Construction of the facility was carried out in the frame of realization […]

  • 4 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Coast and Marine Engineering Summit, which is being organized by the International Quality and Productivity Center (IQPC), will take place on April 24-27, 2016 in Abu Dhabi. Former Ministry of Works and Housing Undersecretary and Coastal Planning and Engineering Consultant, Nayef Omar Al Kalali, will deliver the first keynote paper in the conference entitled: “The […]

  • 17 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) completed land reclamation works in Shaviyani Atoll Komandoo earlier this week, local media reports.  Following the project completion, the island of Komandoo – which had previously been seven hectares in size – has now been expanded to approximately seventeen hectares. The land reclamation program started on April 5th, with the use of […]

  • 20 January 2020
    Business & Finance

     Anse du Portier Monaco has just released the latest video update on their land reclamation project in Monaco.  The caisson belt has been closed and the land appeared. The sand for this scheme comes from areas located around Marseille, France, and Piombino, Italy. This new piece of Monegasque territory will host a luxury eco-district […]

  • 23 June 2020
    Business development

    Land reclamation component of K. Maafushi Land Reclamation & Shore Protection project is now officially complete, Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) reports. According to MTCC, 25 hectares of new land were reclaimed under this project. The first rock boulder barge needed for shore protection works is set to arrive on June 25, 2020. The […]

  • 11 June 2020
    Business development

    The HA. Hoarafushi airport development project is moving forward, with 83% project progress completed so far, Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) informs. Around 842,200 cubic meters of dredging and reclamation project work was successfully completed recently. Approximately 1,120 meters of revetment work was also completed in March 2020. Overall, MTCC’s scope of the airport […]

  • 23 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Land & Water Group Ltd., one of the leading civil and engineering companies in the UK, recently hosted a fuel demonstration event at their Rainham site, showcasing the revolutionary hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) fuel. At Rainham, the company is operating the only licenced dredge material disposal site in London. There, Land & Water welcomed a […]

  • 18 April 2012

    According to CapeGazette, a sandbar near Massey’s Landing has stranded its share of boats lately and state officials are asking boaters to avoid it. “Last time I saw it this bad was 2001,” said Chuck Williams, program manager for the Division of Watershed Stewardship of the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control. “Right now […]

  • 14 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    MARIN (Maritime Research Institute Netherlands) tested an innovative concept for a floating mega island earlier this week. The island comprises 87 large floating triangles that are flexibility connected to one another. Together they form a flexible floating island that can be as large as 1 to 5 km in cross-section. Olaf Waals, project manager and […]

  • 12 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    As part of enabling works for the Thames Tideway Tunnel, Land & Water and VolkerStevin recently dredged a pocket for the new Blackfriars Pier. “However, the project was challenging – short slack water times, unpredictable tides and shallow water in areas made the endeavor too dangerous for divers,” Land & Water said in the press release. […]

  • 24 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Land and Water Group has announced its winning of the coveted Construction News Specialist Award 2015. The Parrett and Tone Dredging Project was selected for the prize in the ‘over £2 million category’. The ceremony, held at the Hilton Hotel, Park Lane, London, was attended by nearly 800 people from over 90 shortlisted businesses representing […]