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  • 6 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    A new £2.7 million flood scheme, which reduces risk to more than 200 residential and commercial properties in the south of Birmingham, has been officially opened. The Selly Park South flood prevention scheme was carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency and in partnership with Birmingham City Council and St Andrew’s Healthcare. […]

  • 21 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Council for Dredging and Marine Construction Safety (CDMCS) convened this week in Washington, DC on the heels of its Pipeline Task Force Meeting to discuss OSHA regulatory updates, best practices for employee training documentation, opioid identification and prevention, and incident/injury trends in the industry. Representatives from The Dutra Group, Inland Dredging, Great Lakes Dredge […]

  • 5 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Located on the coast, in the northern part of the municipality of Al Daayen, is the site for the newest symbol of Qatari progress – Lusail City. Lusail City will include man-made islands and a host arena for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. As part of the construction, a local dredging project is taking place. […]

  • 27 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Brasil Terminal Portuário (BTP), Brazil’s newest and most modern container terminal, has reached a number of important milestones. The facility, a joint venture between APM Terminals and Terminal Investment Limited, has handled container number 1 million, discharged on its quay from vessel no. 1000 to berth at its facility on Friday, 24 July. This was […]

  • 26 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (June 20-26, 2016).   Weeks Marine Completes Navarre Beach Renourishment Project Weeks Marine has completed works on the segment four of the Navarre Beach Renourishment Project in Santa Rosa County, Florida.   VIDEO: First Dredging Job for Boskalis’ Magnor The […]

  • 11 November 2010

    Town officials are moving toward a partnership agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for dredging Osgood Pond. The $2.9 million project would restore most of the eastern half of the 26-acre pond, which has been covered with dense weeds that prevent boating and other recreational uses. The latest recommendation from Army engineers is […]

  • 16 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Tomorrow, April 17, Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Bob Martin will join U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials, U.S. legislators and local officials in launching major coastal construction projects for Cape May and Monmouth counties. Commissioner Martin will first attend a 10 a.m. news conference at the beach on 42nd Street in southern Ocean […]

  • 25 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Megapolis and Western Development Minister, Patali Champika Ranawaka, today toured the Port City land reclamation operations in Colombo, Sri Lanka. According to Minister Ranawaka, China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC) completed 50% of all land reclamation work so far. The Port City project is currently the single largest private-sector development project in Sri Lanka, and it is envisioned […]

  • 25 November 2011

    The renewal project for the Waikiki beach is planned to commence in early January and it will proceed through March 2012. The project will be based on placing the dredged sand from off Waikiki to the shore in order to create a wider beach. Since there might be some closures during the undertaking, officials are […]

  • 13 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    Ex-Coast Guard captain brings new data to light. As Georgia Ports Authority officials continue to inch closer to getting the green light on a $500 million-plus harbor deepening that’s been more than 10 years in the making, the last thing they want to see at this point is a glitch… Source: Bluffton Today, November 12, […]

  • 4 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The 5th International Seminar Ports and the Environment is scheduled for 26th November, in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Industry experts and market leaders across the port and environmental sector will come together to discuss and debate the latest hot topics and issues with attendees including planning and development officers, consulting engineers, operation managers, government and local […]

  • 30 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The long-awaited expansion of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel is now officially underway. At a special ceremony that included area dignitaries and community partners, U.S. dredging contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock’s CEO Lasse Petterson kicked off this highly anticipated Channel Improvement Project Wednesday, May 29, 2019. During the ceremony, the Port of Corpus Christi’s […]

  • 20 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Georgetown County has postponed a public information meeting on the proposed dredging of parts of Murrells Inlet. The meeting was scheduled to take place at 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 21 at the Murrells Inlet Community Center. A new date for the meeting has not been set. County officials made the determination that a delay […]

  • 31 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announced the release of the draft report regarding the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Study, which kicks off an official 45-day comment period in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). The District is conducting a study to increase the depth of the existing federal channel along the […]

  • 23 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The leading environmental groups closely monitoring the Hudson River PCB-dredging project yesterday praised the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for agreeing to accelerate its review of the cleanup’s effectiveness. The groups also lauded the EPA for its intent to provide “enhanced public involvement” in the review process – heeding their call to make the review as […]

  • 20 November 2009
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Marshfield – Boats bottoming out and tilting over toward their heaviest side in Green Harbor during low tide… Source: Marshfield, November 19, 2009

  • 6 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Waterschap Hollandse Delta (WSHD), a Dutch regional water authority based in Ridderkerk, has announced tender for dredging and disposal works. The dredging operations will take place in the metropolitan area of Rotterdam – Rozenburg with the depositing of sediments in a designated area. The official language is Dutch, and tenders should be submitted no later […]

  • 13 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, will host an open house today, at the Ottawa City Hall, to discuss a proposed Bulls Island dredge material management plan.  A presentation will be given at 6 p.m. that will cover information on the Corps’ evaluation of dredge material placement alternatives and their efficiency in […]

  • 11 April 2010

    Imagine having to dredge nearly 50 miles of waterway. Officials in Iberia Parish are trying to do just that, and some in Vermilion Parish are hoping to benefit.The massive project is expected to take place sometime next year starting at the Port of Iberia and ending at the Gulf of Mexico. But, a compromise that […]

  • 1 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Long-overdue federally funded dredging of Depoe Bay’s harbor has officially commenced and will continue for two weeks. Currently the Coast Guard is unable to leave the dock at low tide and must keep a motor lifeboat on ready alert outside the harbor. The dredging will allow free access at all times and improve safety for the […]

  • 23 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Senator John Hoeven joined local officials in Fargo, ND, yesterday to dedicate the city’s new floodwall, the first complete portion of the federal flood protection project for the region. The $40 million project includes the floodwall and road realignments and was paid for with federal, state and local funding. The floodwall was added as a […]

  • 25 September 2012

    The Collier County Tourist Development Council has approved an emergency beach renourishment project. According to nbc-2.com, this $17.5 million project will focus on the eroded areas of Vanderbilt and Naples beaches. County officials say they will commence the project after turtle nesting season. The beach renourishment will be complete in 2013. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, […]

  • 7 April 2010

    US. Sen. Dianne Feinstein has asked Congress for $23.7 million in federal funding to clean up Newport Harbor.City officials expect to have word on whether the project will get a chunk of federal money later this year. Congress isn’t expected to approve appropriations until after the November election… [mappress] Source:dailypilot,April 7,2010;

  • 6 December 2011

    India intends to conduct a survey to inspect the feasibility of begining a new waterway initiative between Tripura and Bangladesh. The survey will be carried out by the Rail India Technical and Economical Services (RITES), which is under the Ministry of Railways. The prospect of the waterways is rivers with navigation facilities for smooth movement […]

  • 6 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    An official of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources ordered the immediate cancellation of the Environmental Compliance Certificate (ECC) issued to different sand and gravel concessionaires operating along the Iponan River. Regional Executive Director Ruth M. Tawantawan ordered the cancellation after Sulog, a civil society group in Cagayan de Oro City, had a dialogue […]

  • 27 September 2012

    Kochi port has introduced plans to go in for long-term contract for dredging. According to thehindubusinessline.com, the management has invited expressions of interest from companies and their consortiums or joint ventures for taking up dredging operations for a period of 12 years. The long-term contract is expected to make the work more attractive to dredging […]