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  • 24 February 2014

    In January 2014, Under Secretary of the Army Joseph W. Westphal met with leaders from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, North Atlantic Division and New York District to receive various updates regarding the Corps’ efforts post Hurricane Sandy and observe the significant progress of the New York and New Jersey Harbor Deepening Project. “Given […]

  • 9 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The first UK sale of the unique Komatsu HB215LC-1 hybrid excavator was completed in July, with the machine’s first deployment being the prestigious Crossrail transport project in Central London. Marubeni-Komatsu Ltd, the sole UK distributor of Komatsu heavy machinery, supplied five HB215LC-1 machines to Ridgway Rentals, a company based in Shropshire, in the West Midlands […]

  • 13 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Virginia has just announced that they had an exceptional 2016, filled with lots of activities and great accomplishments. The port set a new annual record for container cargo volume having handled more than 2.65 million twenty-foot equivalent units, or TEUs, a 4.2 percent increase over last year’s total, they said in its […]

  • 18 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Several projects have been awarded to Jan De Nul Group: a reclamation project in Indonesia, a capital dredging project in Russia and an offshore project in Australia. In Indonesia an offshore island will be reclaimed. These works are a part of a large scale reclamation development north of Jakarta, where a 260 ha island is […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The first phase of Exeter’s £30 million flood defense scheme has begun this week with works to deepen the Trew’s flood relief channel. When finished the new scheme will reduce flood risk to approximately 3,000 homes and businesses throughout the city. Phase one will include deepening the existing flood relief channel, lowering the spill weir […]

  • 28 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Geelong dredging program is expected to commence in March 2014, reports abc.net.au. The tender process will begin during the next month, and the Victorian Government plans to invest $5 million in this cleanup project. “The Port of Geelong has a very strong future. It’s a job creator. It’s an important part of […]

  • 5 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    It’s rich in nutrients, occurs naturally and something marinas are happy to rid themselves of: dredge spoils. Could dredge material be bagged and sold for gardening? Ernest Utsch, an owner of Utsch’s Marina in Lower Township, said he believes dredge spoils could become mulch and be mixed together with other materials to produce nutritious soil. […]

  • 21 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Ohio Environmental Protection Agency and the National Park Service announced yesterday a final environmental assessment and finding of No Significant Impact for the Cuyahoga River Brecksville Dam removal project. This announcement is a final environmental signoff for a project that will restore a free-flowing Cuyahoga River between Brecksville and Cleveland, reported the EPA. The full removal of […]

  • 4 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The 5th International Symposium on Sediment Management (I2SM) will be held in Montréal, Québec, Canada on July 10 to 13, 2016. Organized by Université de Sherbrooke and the École des Mines de Douai, the event will be held at Montreal Marriott Chateau Champlain. The management of dredged sediments is a significant issue in the world. Every […]

  • 5 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Chris Ransome & Associates, Inc. (CRA) and Orion Marine Group said that their half-day dredging seminar, “Dredging Your Docks,” will be held this week, on October 8, 2015, at the Omni Hotel in Corpus Christi. The seminar is geared to outreach to private stakeholders and public sector to have open discussions and presentations on dredging […]

  • 11 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has allotted funds in livelihood projects for 877 financially disadvantaged residents of 61 barangays (villages) in the 3rd District of Negros Occidental. The project, implemented under TUPAD or “Tulong Panghanapbuhay sa Ating Displaced Worker,” is being facilitated by the Office of Third District Rep. Alfredo Benitez. Labor Assistant […]

  • 7 March 2012

      Contractors for the DLNR Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation are continuing to work to remove floating trash from the debris trap located at the entrance to Ala Wai small boat harbor near Ala Wai boulevard bridge. Cleanup of the debris trap began Monday at 7 a.m. following heavy weekend rains that washed large […]

  • 8 February 2012

    Port of Hong Kong is preparing for a burst in trade between Asia and the Gulf Coast when a nearly complete expansion of the Panama Canal doubles the waterway’s size. “Indeed, we are dredging our container terminals so that – like many other ports – we will be able to receive mega-vessels,” said Donald Tong, […]

  • 7 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    A significant amount of dredging works will be undertaken in the Raby Bay areas during the next six months, according to the Department of Transport and Main Roads – Maritime Safety Queensland. These dredging operations, set to last from March 6 until September 30, will be conducted in the approaches to Ross Canal and the channel […]

  • 8 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Major dredging works combined with fine summer weather has helped boost visitor numbers at Hafan Pwllheli marina in North Wales. In the last few months the marina has welcomed nearly 1000 boats from all over the UK and Europe. The final phase of the work to dredge the marina basin and main channel was completed […]

  • 19 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Tim Bishop visited the site of the Shinnecock Inlet dredge last week; he was joined by New York State Assemblyman Fred Thiele, Suffolk County Legislator Jay Schneiderman, and officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and other local officials. The dredge, part of an Army Corps project known as WOSI (West of Shinnecock […]

  • 17 September 2010

    Aware of the alarming incidence of dengue cases in the country, the city government of Navotas started Friday a massive clean-up drive aimed… By Willie L. Catapat (mb) [mappress] Source: mb, September 17, 2010;

  • 22 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Governor Jay Nixon visited yesterday the Southeast Missouri Regional Port Authority (Semo Port) on the Mississippi River south of Cape Girardeau to discuss why he is proposing an additional $5 million in his Fiscal Year 2017 budget to expand Missouri’s public ports. Semo Port is one of 14 public port authorities in Missouri that have […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    General Electric begins today the sixth and final season of one the largest and most complex environmental dredging projects ever undertaken in the United States. At the conclusion of this year’s work, approximately 3.3 million tons of dewatered sediment — 2.9 million cubic yards — will have been removed from the Upper Hudson River in a […]

  • 27 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    M/s PSA Investments Pvt. Ltd. has won a contract for development of 4th Container Terminal at Jawaharlal Nehru Port, with a quay length of 2000 m. The estimated project cost for development of this terminal on design, build, finance, operate and transfer (DBFOT) basis is Rs.7915. At yesterday’s meeting of the Board of Trustees of […]

  • 17 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    The picturesque Blue Lake at Jenolan Caves is set to become a major drawcard in its own right thanks to multi-million dollar funding from the NSW Government, said Member for Bathurst, Paul Toole. Blue Lake is currently undergoing a makeover with heavy machinery on site dredging thousands of cubic meters of sand and silt from […]

  • 20 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New York District, in cooperation with the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation and the NJ Department of Environmental Protection, announces the approval of a waiver to increase the schedule and funding for the USACE’s New York and New Jersey Harbor and Tributaries Coastal Storm Risk Management Study (NY&NJHAT). This […]

  • 9 January 2012

    After a tough year in 2011 there seems to be light at the end of the tunnel for the Bay of Plenty…   (bayofplentytimes) [mappress] Source: bayofplentytimes, January 9, 2012; Image: port-tauranga

  • 9 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New York District and partner agencies have invited public input regarding the scope of the NY & NJ Harbors and Tributaries Study.  USACE’s New York District, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC), the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), and the City of New York (NYC) […]

  • 17 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The repair work on the lock ‘De Blauwe Dromer’ near Zeewolde/Harderwijk is making steady progress. The temporary dam required to do the work safely is now being installed. The repair work is being done for the provincial authority of Flevoland by the Van den Herik contracting company. Deltares, the research institute for water, subsurface and […]

  • 14 August 2012

    The state Department of Ecology has issued a key approval, with conditions to offset losses to marine and shoreline habitat, for the U.S. Navy’s proposed second explosives-handling wharf at Naval Base Kitsap Bangor. The authorization, known as a water quality certification, outlines conditions the Navy must meet to protect water quality as it builds and […]