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  • 18 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Flood Diversion Authority has just released an extended flyover video, taken on Friday, June 16, 2017, of the construction work being done at the future site of the Fargo-Moorhead Area Diversion Inlet and Control Structure south of Horace, North Dakota. The diversion project includes a 30-mile long diversion channel in North Dakota with upstream […]

  • 7 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The City of North Myrtle Beach’s dune restoration project is nearing its completion, local media reports. The $616,000 project with A.O. Hardee & Son as the contractor is using around 60,000 cubic yards of sand to restore sand dunes from 45th Avenue South to 48th Avenue South and from 42nd Avenue North to 55th Avenue […]

  • 1 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    On or about March 1, 2018, Beam & Associates, Inc. will issue a bid package for a project which involves drying, relocation, and removal of dredged material (mud and mud/sand mixture) from the Tidewater Basin, located off Little Neck Road in North Myrtle Beach, SC. The scope of the work for this project will be […]

  • 8 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ports North’s Port Master Planning Project has taken an important step forward with the appointment of GHD Advisory to undertake a detailed technical plan that will map out options for developing the Ports of Cairns and the Port of Mourilyan over a 30-year timeframe. Commenting the latest news, Transport and Main Roads Minister, Mark Bailey, […]

  • 29 January 2020
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) teamed up with USACE Mobile District’s Regional Sediment Management Team, kicking off a sediment study on January 13, 2020, at North Blakeley Island in Mobile, Alabama.  The study will determine if sediment currently stored on North Blakeley Island could be used to […]

  • 28 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    J.E. McAmis has just released a couple of photos from the Mouth of the Columbia River North Jetty (MCR North Jetty) project. The new photos show the progress made in building the MCR North Jetty. According to the company, McAmis crews are completing the jetty terminus and will have placed 185,000 thousand tons by the […]

  • 4 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Weather and other factors permitting, a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ beach renourishment project in North Myrtle Beach, SC, is set to begin this week. According to the city’s latest release, the project replaces 200,000 cubic yards of sand lost to Hurricane Irma. Based on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers beach profile measurements, sand is […]

  • 18 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Rohr-Idreco Dredge Systems has announced the promotion of Kurt Syverson to the position of manager of the Rohr Dredge North America operation. Mr. Syverson earned a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering in 2003 from St. Cloud State University in Minnesota. “He has been a valuable member of Ellicott Dredge Technologies’ engineering group since August of 2003. […]

  • 14 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The $2.4 million dredging operations are scheduled to begin this week on sections of Onslow County’s New River, the Time Warner Cable News reports. The main goal of this cleanup scheme is to make a positive impact on the livelihood of more than 800 fishermen in the county. “Keeping the channels open and keeping the navigational route available to […]

  • 4 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) has released an update of all work completed through November at Tipner Lake North Portsea Island Coastal Defense Scheme. Working over the winter period has allowed the project to remain on schedule, reported ESCP. “Through the month of November we have completed 24 stepped revetment sections and 13 walls,” the Partnership […]

  • 2 August 2013

    The Army Corps of Engineers contracted out to Sitka’s S&S General Contractors to dredge the North Harbor, reports petersburgpilot.com. The Petersburg’s North Boat Harbor dredging and reconstruction project is set to begin in September. The total value of the project amounts to USD 8 million. Dredging costs will be covered by the state and the […]

  • 25 March 2010

    NEW national planning guidance on the future development of our ports could have important implications for the North East. [mappress] Source:thejournal,March 25,2010;

  • 20 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, Gail Shea, has announced an investment that will improve safety and working conditions for fishermen at North Lake harbor, Prince Edward Island. This funding will be used to reconstruct two sections of the wharf that have deteriorated on the north side of the harbor. In addition, annual dredging of the harbor […]

  • 14 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Working on behalf of the Environment Agency, Team Van Oord is making good progress on a £1.35 million tidal defense scheme which will provide improved protection for more than 4,100 homes and businesses in North Somerset. The Congresbury Yeo estuary is located between the towns of Clevedon (to the north) and Weston-super-Mare (to the south). […]

  • 5 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    A Winston-Salem-based nonprofit granted $5 million in state funds aimed to complete what could turn out to be several long-term, storm-mitigation projects along Topsail Island, informs the Coastal Review Online. Resource Institute (RI), which received the multi-million-dollar Division of Water Resources grant last year, will spearhead a yet-to-be formed committee that will prioritize a list of […]

  • 5 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    North Queensland Bulk Ports (NQBP) are about to close the Port of Mackay breakwater to all vehicle traffic after new engineering analysis revealed significant damage to the structure. NQBP General Manager Engineering and Development, Rochelle Macdonald, said that initial assessments indicated the breakwaters had escaped the worst of the Tropical Cyclone (TC) Debbie with minimal damage. “Further investigations, […]

  • 11 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Walter B. Jones and several congressional colleagues have joined forces to call on the U.S. Army of Corps of Engineers to meet its statutory mandate to perform an assessment of the maintenance dredging needs along the Atlantic and Gulf Intracoastal Waterways. According to Jones, a 2014 law required the Corps to complete the assessment […]

  • 6 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    After a month-long dredging effort by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the North Carolina Ferry System has returned to its regular published schedule on the Cedar Island-Ocracoke and Swan Quarter-Ocracoke ferry routes, the N.C. Department of Transportation (NCDOT) informs.  All vehicle size and weight restrictions have also been lifted, added NCDOT in its release. “We […]

  • 16 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will hold a public meeting tomorrow at the Ramada Bismarck Hotel in Bismarck, ND, to gather input on site selection for an Emergent Sandbar Habitat (ESH) Project within the Missouri River between Garrison and Oahe dams.  The meeting will run from 6 to 8 p.m. with a brief opening […]

  • 29 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Governor Pat McCrory joined officials from the Department of Transportation’s Ferry Division yesterday to officially christen the division’s newest vessel, the Dredge Manteo. The 154-foot cutter suction dredge will help keep North Carolina waterways navigable, help stabilize inlets, and support the state’s vital ferry system and emergency routes. “Our state’s connections across the water are just as […]

  • 5 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Barnhill Construction crew is halfway through with the habitat restoration activities on Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge. Partners at the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) and the contractor are excavating sand behind the Oregon Inlet Terminal Groin in order to improve habitats for migratory birds. Sections within a 3-acre area will be dug out to […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Lerwick Port Authority’s current three-phase development program will significantly upgrade facilities for the important fishing industry at the Shetland port – with the second phase due for completion in the autumn. Following completion of the £3.2 million, 150-meter Mair’s Quay for the fishing industry in 2013, the Port Authority embarked on the current construction phase […]

  • 8 November 2019
    Business & Finance

     A pump from Bell Dredging Pumps B.V. was used recently in the construction of an offshore wind farm in the North Sea. The Dutch dredging specialist has just released this beautiful video of a custom Bell 250 dredge pump with double cutter head that is dredging tubular piles at 80 meters deep. According to […]

  • 25 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Mackley Construction Ltd has been chosen to deliver the next phase of coastal defenses which will protect more than 4000 homes and almost 500 businesses in North Portsea from the risk of coastal flooding. According to the Portsmouth City Council’s latest release, the next set of defenses, the fourth of five phases which make up […]

  • 1 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The next phase of plans to protect North Portsea Island from the risk of coastal flooding are underway following approval of the planning application for the first package of work in the Kendall’s Wharf area of North Portsea Island. The principal design for Phase 4 of the North Portsea Island Coastal Defense Scheme is now […]

  • 17 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Town of Nags Head, North Carolina, yesterday (July 16th) presented an update on the current beach nourishment operations. As reported, the construction has been progressing north from the submerged pipeline located near Mile Post 16 (about the 7100 block of South Virginia Dare Trail, just north of Jennette’s Pier). However, the subline near Mile […]