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  • 26 February 2014

    Dredging, maintenance, environmental legislation and the Dutch example topped the agenda during a flooding early bird meeting at #NFU14 this morning. The session saw the publication of the NFU’s flooding manifesto, suggesting that farmland and rural communities are too often sacrificed as the lowest priorities when water levels rise. And it provided an opportunity to […]

  • 27 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The port of Antwerp has once more won an award in recognition of its efforts to grow into a sustainable port where economic activities and nature development go hand in hand. At the annual meeting of the International Association of Ports and Harbours in Los Angeles, Eddy Bruyninckx, CEO of Antwerp Port Authority, was presented […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Communities across Wales are coming to terms with the very real threat of coastal flooding as the Welsh Government announced that as many as 48 areas have been identified where coastal defenses will not be maintained in the long term. With that stark reality in mind, scientists in Wales are contributing their expertise to obtain […]

  • 9 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Weeks Marine, the contractor for the Buxton beach nourishment project, said in its latest update that the first day of pumping has been postponed from the originally projected date of May 21 to sometime within the last week of May. The starting point for the project, where the offshore pipes connect with the onshore pipes, […]

  • 2 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The Town of Duck’s beach nourishment project continues to progress with the arrival of Great Lakes Dredge & Dock (GLDD) dredge Dodge Island. The dredge arrived on site on Sunday, May 28, to begin pumping operations near the Ocean Bay Boulevard beach access. According to Dare County latest video update, GLDD continues to work south and build a […]

  • 29 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The past four months have been extremely busy for the project team working on the Sidmouth and East Beach Management Plan, as the latest Steering Group newsletter reveals. East Devon District Council’s Assistant Project Manager Tony Burch, has just issued this update, which highlights the positive results that have been achieved in a number of […]

  • 5 December 2011

    Flood associated issues, Chatham-Kent is facing this week, could be diminished by dredging the mouth of the Thames River at Lake St. Clair, explained Mayor Randy Hope. The major insists on dredging the shallow river mouth to enable flood water to easily escape into the lake. Hope believes that drainage will help the situation. However, […]

  • 17 August 2020
    Environment

    J.F. Brennan Company, Inc. is pushing forward with phase two of the Fountain Lake restoration project in Albert Lea, MN. At the moment, the contractor is dredging the Main Bay and Dane’s Bay with a second smaller dredge. A survey conducted two days ago by the dredging contractor shows the progress made to date. Over […]

  • 2 February 2012

    Rotterdam’s new harbour, Maasvlakte 2, is now protected against the severest of storms and wave attacks. On Monday 30 January, Rotterdam municipal executive councillor Jeannette Baljeu (Port, Transport and Regional Economy) laid the last block in the dam forming the hard sea wall of Maasvlakte 2. The dam is made up of 19,558 concrete blocks, […]

  • 16 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Environment Agency is currently dredging at both banks of the River Parrett downstream of Moorland House Farm. They have so far removed over 7,600m³ of silt along a 445 metre length. There are currently 3 excavating machines working 5 days a week. “We are spreading silt to land for agricultural betterment with permission from […]

  • 27 March 2012

    The Army Corps of Engineers just received the federal hurricane supplement money they need, seven months after Irene hit, WWAY News Channel reports. A channel is an underwater highway that must be dredged to allow safe access for commercial and private boaters. Ray Bleam, a dredge captain who is working on this dredging project says: […]

  • 9 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The much anticipated Petaluma River dredging project is finally underway, informs the City of Petaluma, CA. The River is getting a facelift as USACE and their contractor started the two-month dredging project last weekend. According to the officials, the crews will be working 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, from September 4 through […]

  • 11 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Middle Park Beach Renourishment works have kicked off in Melbourne, with 35,000m3 of sand from a borrow site just offshore to be dredged and pumped to renourish Middle Park Beach. These works, conducted by Maritime Constructions, will help protect this part of the coastline from storm erosion. “Work is extra challenging in these times, with […]

  • 12 June 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    Subsea UK reports that Tyne and Wear Marine (TWM) Ltd., a marine and engineering company, used Tritech’s StarFish 990F for the dock wall survey on the Tyne River, Newcastle. The technology was used during port survey and inspection project, and has the latest in advanced CHIRP (Compressed High Intensity Radar Pulse) acoustic technology and digital-signal-processing […]

  • 13 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Ocean City Mayor, Jay A. Gillian, will hold a town hall meeting on the bay and lagoon dredging plans at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 21, at the Howard S. Stainton Senior Center. During this meeting, representatives from ACT Engineers – a firm hired by the city to tackle the severely silted lagoons with long-term dredging strategies […]

  • 13 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced the completion of the first round of dredging at Port Bay, the first of 20 dredging sites selected across the region to address a backlog of projects at harbor navigation channels along the southern shore of Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River. The $15 million regional dredging initiative […]

  • 26 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Hogan administration yesterday announced that Maryland has made significant progress toward solving environmental problems stemming from the Conowingo Dam on the Susquehanna River. This progress includes the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) recognition of the Conowingo Watershed Implementation Plan multi-state strategy and plan to hire a third-party fundraiser and project coordinator; and Maryland’s selection […]

  • 1 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Collier County will close the Clam Pass Park in the next couple of days for the emergency dredging project in the Clam Bay Natural Resource Protection Area. The Clam Pass Park and the public beach south of Clam Pass will be closed starting Monday, April 4, to Friday, April 8, so that workers from Energy Resources may start the […]

  • 27 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Hon. Anthony Hylton, says the Logistics Hub Initiative is expected to generate numerous employment opportunities for Jamaicans, irrespective of qualifications. In an interview on the Jamaica Information Service (JIS) ‘Issues and Answers’ programme, Mr. Hylton noted that a range of opportunities will be created from the lower end to […]

  • 25 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Buxton beach nourishment project is slated to being in the next few weeks, the Dare County said in its latest announcement. “Weeks Marine, the contractor for the Buxton beach nourishment project, plans to begin mobilizing equipment and pipes in early May. Equipment and pipes will be stored near the south end of the project area […]

  • 6 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has announced three public information meetings (April 6, 19 and 25) to discuss the Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment for the Hudson Raritan Estuary Ecosystem Restoration Feasibility Study. The meetings will be held in partnership with Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, […]

  • 6 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The City of Pendleton, Umatilla County, and the Lower McKay Creek Water Control District have been working since last fall to obtain a permit to remove sediment that was washed into that section of McKay Creek between Quinney Bridge and Struve Bridge during last Springs flood event.  According to the city’s latest release, final permit […]

  • 10 April 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, intends to issue an Invitation for Bids (IFB) for the placement of 272,000 CY of sand with an option of an additional 679,000 CY to restore the Coney Island Hurricane Shore Protection Project to its initial fill profile, for a grand total of 951,000 CY. The […]

  • 21 May 2012

    The Macauhub reports that three investment projects to expand basic infrastructures in the port of Maputo should be completed this year, according to the schedule approved for the respective 2012-2030 development programme. These projects include enlarging the port’s main access gate, through which over 600 trucks pass every day on their way to and from […]

  • 22 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Sandbridge Beach Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Project’s 2020 renourishment cycle kicked off sand-borrow and placement operations earlier this month. The project is crucial in lessening storm-damage risk to this section of Virginia Beach’s infrastructure, according to USACE. “The nourishment project at Sandbridge is a critical project for both the Corps and the city of […]

  • 14 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today Conference (DTC) proudly confirms Rear Admiral M Khaled Iqbal, Chairman of the Chittagong Port Authority, as a speaker during the event. DTC – set to take place on 9 and 10 October 2017 at Amsterdam RAI – will offer a forward-looking agenda for the industry addressing economic, social and environmental challenges and the capabilities of the dredging industry to tackle […]