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  • 24 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis said in its latest announcement that their crews in Longview, WA yard are putting a new timber deck on the ABS Deck Barge – Ellis Island. The Ellis Island (250′ x 76′) will be put into service at the Mouth of the Columbia River to provide critical infrastructure at the South Jetty for […]

  • 3 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Woodland will temporarily close a portion of Martin Bar Park due to the ongoing Columbia River Channel Maintenance dredging project. The closure area, between the Martin Bar sand pit and the river and to the immediate sides, will be in effect through November 30. The port advises people visiting the area to […]

  • 15 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Community workshops to design a “blue greenway” to help the South Park and Georgetown neighborhoods adapt to rising tides associated with climate change will be held September 22-24 at Seattle Community College’s Georgetown campus in C222. “Our generations have contributed to climate change,” said Hope Hui Rising, director of the Water Urbanism Lab at Washington […]

  • 8 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    University of Georgia Skidaway Institute of Oceanography scientist Clark Alexander has received funding approval from Georgia Sea Grant for a two-year study to collect and analyze new, high-resolution data to identify the sand resources available near the Georgia coast. “Sand resources are needed to rebuild beach and dune systems to provide the same or better […]

  • 9 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    To accommodate high public interest, the three agencies gathering public comment on the scope of an upcoming environmental impact statement (EIS) for a proposed bulk-cargo shipping terminal and rail spur improvements at Cherry Point, have rescheduled a public meeting originally set for next week in Seattle. The new location will have room for a larger […]

  • 16 September 2011

    To clean nullahs, the BMC has decided to buy a robotic multipurpose excavator, which can do the job of a JCB, a Poclain excavator and…   By Linah Baliga (timesofindia) [mappress] Source: timesofindia, September 16, 2011

  • 26 January 2010

    Shadow Minister for Main Roads and Transport and Member for Maroochydore, Fiona Simpson has welcomed the news that a permanent pipeline will be constructed at the mouth of the Mooloolah River to allow for regular dredging… [mappress] Source: My Sunshine Coast, January 25, 2010:

  • 5 May 2010

    A CONSENT hearing to dredge and dump sediment at inshore locations has been adjourned so that overseas expert witnesses can attend. [mappress] Source: times, May 5, 2010;

  • 28 December 2009

    NEALE Hollier believes as much as $100 million each year floats past the Gold Coast and is buoying the economies of other towns and cities because of the state of the Broadwater… Source:goldcoast.com,December 29,2009 [mappress]

  • 21 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has conducted another successful trial transit in the Expanded Canal. The transiting vessel, a U.S.-built crane ship named the Oceanus, was maneuvered through the Pacific-facing Cocoli Locks by Panama Canal Pilots Fernando Jaén and Ricardo Varela. The Inauguration of the Expanded Panama Canal will take place on Sunday, June 26 […]

  • 12 July 2012

      From today, the Dutch coastline will be permanently different. Queen Beatrix gave the sign for the closure of the seawall of Maasvlakte 2. At slack water, when there was minimal current, the large equipment of contractors Boskalis and Van Oord closed the gap in the eleven-kilometre long seawall. Hans Smits, President and CEO of […]

  • 28 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The San Carlos Irrigation and Drainage District (SCIDD) in Coolidge, Arizona, recently purchased an electric powered Barracuda Class dredge from DSC Dredge, LLC to remove sediment from the bottom of the Florence-Casa Grande Canal settling basin. This hydraulic dredge was chosen not only because SCIDD felt it offered the best value for the money, but […]

  • 14 August 2020
    Equipment

    The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Sommers was recently handed over to the Azov-Chernomorsky Basin Branch of FSUE Rosmorport. Previously, the dredger was operated by its North-Western Basin Branch for dredging in the seaport of Ust-Luga, Rosmorport said. TSHD Sommers is the lead vessel of a series of three vessels of the TSHD 1000 project, […]

  • 17 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Board of the Pacific Chapter of Western Dredging Association (WEDA) will hold its Fall 2014 Conference from Wednesday, October 22, through Friday, October 24, 2014, in Seattle, Washington. The projected agenda summary will be as follows: – Wednesday session will involve the Corps/Industry Meeting from 1-3 PM, 2014/15 Federal Dredging Program presentation from 3-5 […]

  • 1 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation and Conservation District (HBHRCD) Commissioners voted unanimously at its April 24 meeting to purchase the 70-foot dredging vessel for $950,000. The entire cost of the cutter-head dredge is being paid for by Pacific Gas & Electric. As part of the decommissioning of its Humboldt Bay Nuclear Power Plant, PG&E gave […]

  • 7 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mobile District’s Walter F. George Lake Project is closing public access to both the Alabama and Georgia-side dikes to repair damage resulting from Hurricane Michael. Closure started yesterday, beginning with the Alabama side of the dike. The Georgia side will close (with an announcement via WFG Lake Project’s Facebook […]

  • 3 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    EDDY Pump has partnered with UAT Pacific and is now able to offer a complete dredging solution for effective slurry, sludge, and solids removal, named the Dredge Sled. With the latest technology, the Dredge Sled is a cost-effective solution for pond, lagoon, canal, tailings pond, and settling tank dredging. The Dredge Sled is powered by […]

  • 7 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing a shoreline erosion protection project on Enders Island in Stonington, Conn. A masonry seawall protects the Enders Island facility (St. Edmund’s Retreat) and associated property and facilities from storms, but the wall is currently in poor condition, especially on the southeast side, USACE said. […]

  • 14 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The America’s WETLAND Foundation (AWF) hosted members of the media on a site visit of its Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW) Shoreline Stabilization and Restoration Project last week. This restoration scheme is located on private land along the GIWW, serving as a model of cooperation for helping to save America’s WETLAND for future generations. The site […]

  • 7 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    State Senator Bob Duff (D-Norwalk) announced Monday that the State Bond Commission is set to approve critical funding for the Wall Street Place mixed-use development when it meets this Friday in Hartford. In September, Sen. Duff joined Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Norwalk Mayor Harry Rilling for the start of construction at the site, which […]

  • 1 May 2012

      DP World Limited held their Annual General Meeting (AGM) in respect of the full year 2011 this morning, with all resolutions put to shareholders passed, with over 99% of the votes cast in favour. Shareholders voted in favour of the re-appointment of all eight Directors of the DP World Board. The resolutions also included […]

  • 2 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Scheduled to begin operations in 2016, APM Terminals’ Lázaro Cárdenas (TEC2), a semi-automated deep-water facility on Mexico’s Pacific Coast, has taken delivery of some of the world’s largest and most technologically advanced STS cranes. The terminal development milestone was commemorated by a ceremony held in Mexico’s capital city, attended by Mexico’s General Director of Promotion and […]

  • 24 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Aquamec Ltd., a Finland based developer and manufacturer of the Watermaster multipurpose machines, has released a very interesting paper on flood fighting activities in the Philippines. The paper focuses on flood prevention efforts of the Philippines’ Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH). DPWH – responsible for providing and managing quality infrastructure facilities and services for […]

  • 17 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Hall Contracting was contracted recently by the Government of Tokelau to upgrade reef passages and construct four new wharves in the remote island nation of Tokelau. The works – which will see Tokelauan locals benefit from safer and more reliable ship-to-shore operations – are expected to begin this month and conclude in November 2019. Hall […]

  • 21 May 2012

      According to the Straits Times, the work on a new deepwater port on an island between Batam and Bintan is set to begin next year, creating a potential rival to Singapore’s port. The Tanjung Sauh Port aims to be a major transshipment centre for Indonesia, and is part of the country’s overhaul of its […]

  • 9 August 2011

    Australian dredging contractor Hall Contracting Pty Ltd is progressing well on dredging works at the Mooloolah River entrance on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. Using the 400mm Cutter Suction Dredger “Navua”, Hall is clearing approximately 30,000m3 of sand from the river mouth and using it to replenish the popular tourist beach. Weather conditions are unfavourable at times […]