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  • 13 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After weeks and weeks of hard work, the Maria Creek boat ramp upgrade and dredging scheme is almost done, reports the Kingston District Council (SA). In its latest update on the project, the Council said that the Maria Creek Boat Ramp facility is expected to reopen within the next couple of weeks. At the moment, excavators […]

  • 22 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    During the 2017 winter season the Maria Creek Boat Launch Facility saw a significant amount of seagrass enter the creek system, which has resulted in the entire facility being closed for the duration of the 2017/18 peak holiday summer season, Kingston District Council said in its latest release.  Dredging seagrass at the Maria Creek is a […]

  • 19 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Kingston District Council has just released the latest update on the Maria Creek dredging project, saying that – to date – they have removed approximately 21.000 cubic meters of material from the Maria Creek channel. Around 19.500 has been removed by the Long Reach Excavator and 1.500 by council’s dredger. “Unfortunately, council had to cease dredging […]

  • 15 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Kingston District Council, South Australia, has just released the latest update on the Cape Jaffa and Maria Creek dredging scheme, saying that their dredger is now working outside of the Cape Jaffa Marina main entrance and will head northward for about 30m to 40m. Shortly, the dredger will move back into the Marina and position […]

  • 4 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging of the Maria Creek Channel started on Thursday, 28 December, with approximately 5000 cubic meters of material removed so far, Kingston District Council said in their latest project update.  It is estimated that a further 25,000 cubic meters remains within the channel which is expected to take a further four weeks or more to clear. […]

  • 2 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Kingston District Council, South Australia, has just released the latest update on Cape Jaffa, Maria Creek and Wyomi Beach projects. According to the update, Council’s dredge is making good progress at the Cape Jaffa Anchorage Marina. At the end of this week the dredge is expected to turn around and head back into the Marina […]

  • 27 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Despite a slow start, the Cape Jaffa Anchorage Marina dredging program is now making positive progress, the Kingston District Council said in the latest project update.  The work is progressing smoothly, with sand and seagrass movement around the western breakwater is now under control and dredging of the entrance channel is well underway. “Unfortunately, due to […]

  • 8 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The dredging work at Cape Jaffa is ongoing with the dredge now working within the main internal channel, South Australia’s Kingston District Council said in their latest project update. “Progress has been very slow due to the significant amount of material, however, the dredge is moving forward each day,” according to the announcement. In terms of time […]

  • 12 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Kingston District Council has just released the latest update on their Maria Creek Channel dredging project, saying that the excavation of seagrass in the waterway continued this week with approximately 10,000 cubic meters removed. Council’s dredger is now in the water and will begin operations on Saturday, 13 January, in conjunction with the long […]

  • 2 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Despite all best efforts at Maria Creek over the past 7 weeks, it has become clear that excavation and dredging is unmanageable due to the continuing influx of seagrass and the significant movement of sand from the South, the Kingston District Council said in its latest project update.  As a result of the unmanageable conditions, the […]

  • 3 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Kingston District Council (SA) is continuing dredging operations in the Maria Creek channel following damaging storms along the coast. According to the council, the dredge and earthmoving equipment is busy trying to get the entrance to the marina clear as well as creating a buffer zone on the western side in anticipation for the […]

  • 5 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Kingston District Council, South Australia, has just released the latest update on their Maria Creek boat ramp upgrade and dredging scheme, saying that over the past few weeks there has been some positive progress at the Maria Creek Recreation Boat Launching Facility. According to the announcement, more than 10,000 cubic meters of seagrass were removed […]

  • 22 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Kingston District Council recently received Environment Protection Authority (EPA) approval for Council’s Dredging Management and Monitoring Plan (DMMP) for the Maria Creek. It is anticipated that excavation and dredging works will begin on Wednesday, 27th December 2017, reported the Council. The reason for the commencement date being Wednesday, 27th December 2017, is due to collection of […]

  • 27 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Kingston District Council, South Australia, has agreed to dispose of its original cutter suction dredger following a unanimous decision at their September meeting. In making this decision, Mayor Kay Rasheed said that “it simply came down to the fact that the vessel is no longer able to be effectively utilized.” Given the significant increase […]

  • 9 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Kingston District Council staff are currently assembling pipework and finalizing last minute preparations for dredging works to start at the Cape Jaffa Marina. The council and Cape Jaffa Development Company recently bought a $3 million cutter suction dredger from Dutch shipbuilder Damen. The new CSD was transported from the Netherlands to Port Adelaide in seven shipping containers before assembling […]

  • 27 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Kingston District Council, in partnership with the Cape Jaffa Development Group, has recently taken delivery of a cutter suction dredger (CSD) from Damen Shipyards Group. The CSD350 will be used to dredge along the breakwater at Cape Jaffa, the Cape Jaffa marina and within Maria Creek Boat Launch Facility in Kingston. “This is the only dredger owned […]

  • 29 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, has wrapped up the final contract awards for fiscal year 2017. The Civil Works mission is to provide quality, responsive service to the nation and assist with water resource development activities including flood risk management, navigation, recreation and infrastructure and environmental stewardship, including emergency response. “The […]

  • 22 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The City of Dunkirk Common Council yesterday approved a dredging project aimed to improve the Dunkirk recreational harbor. Dean Marine of Michigan won the contract for the works, the same company that worked on dredging and deepening of the Barcelona Harbor in Westfield last year, reported the BuffaloNews. The contract requires a cooperative agreement with the Town […]

  • 17 November 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District and its partner, the California Department of Parks and Recreation, Angeles District, are one step closer on a project to restore Malibu Creek’s ecosystem after receiving support from the Corps’ top brass. Lt. Gen. Scott Spellmon, the Corps’ commanding general, signed the Malibu Creek Ecosystem Restoration […]

  • 6 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    More work is getting underway this week to prepare for the spring snowpack melt that flows into the streams and creeks that run through the City of Kelowna. According to the city announcement, the Mill Creek dredging works will begin this Saturday. “Residents living along the creek will notice equipment being brought into the area […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Tim Bishop recently visited the Foster’s Creek dredging program. Bishop became involved at the request of Ponquogue Marine Basin. For years, marina owners along the creek were concerned about their continued ability to navigate between the creek and the bay. Prior to dredging, the channel had become so narrow that boats could only be […]

  • 27 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work is currently underway on a $2.8 million project that will restore Scajaquada Creek, from Main Street to Elmwood Avenue. The project which includes $1.45 million in funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will remove polluted sediment, resolve flooding issues and make shoreline improvements. The Buffalo Sewer Authority (BSA) will serve as the lead […]

  • 23 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The dredging operations are scheduled to occur in Church Creek, one of the most highly degraded sub-watersheds on the South River, from October 26, 2015 until February 15, 2016, the U.S. Coast Guard informs. The work is located within the Church Creek channel, in the upper waterway from Wilenar Community Marina. The navigation channel will be […]

  • 23 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking comments on a draft environmental assessment and draft Finding of No Significant Impacts for a proposed environmental restoration project on Sauvie Island. The purpose of the project is to improve fish and wildlife habitat by restoring Dairy Creek’s hydraulic connection to the Columbia River and improving the […]

  • 25 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Redland City Council will be undertaking dredging on Weinam Creek, Redland Bay, as part of their regular maintenance schedule.  Divisional Councillor Mark Edwards said that the eight week dredge was expected to start Monday, 1 June, and would provide safer more reliable access to the bay. “This work is part of Council’s commitment to providing […]

  • 10 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Norfolk District started maintenance dredging of the Bennett’s Creek Federal Navigation channel last week. Slated to be accomplished in about four weeks, the project will remove critical shoaling within the Bennett’s Creek Channel, currently impacting navigation, USACE reports. “This is somewhat of a unique project; we’re using a USACE […]