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  • 4 October 2012

    The Friday Harbour dredging project is progressing very well. Earl Rumm, the Geranium Corporation chair, stated: “This is going to be a benefit to the town, and the province. It’s going to bring thousands of jobs and millions of dollars to the area. We’ve worked with all the right people to make it great.” With […]

  • 7 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Deltares has begun a collaboration with the universities of Cambridge, Barcelona and Hamburg to establish a research community for the numerical modeling of soil interacting with water. The aim is to further develop a dynamic calculation method, the Material Point Method (MPM), making it suitable to apply for contractors, designers and engineering companies. MPM is […]

  • 3 August 2012

    The development work is underway once again on the small-craft harbor in Pangnirtung, Nunavut, according to the CBCnews. John Davidson, who is heading up the project for Public Works and Government Services Canada, said: “The dredging should be done in a few weeks and then crews will build the wharf.” “The fixed wharf is a […]

  • 17 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord, a Dutch contracting company that specializes in dredging and land reclamation, has purchased a suite of Gemini 720is multibeam imaging sonars, in the week of its launch at Oceanology 2016, in London.  The Gemini 720is sonars, combined with customized Gemini SeaTec software, will enable Van Oord to automate basic tasks such as monitoring the […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Co., LLC, has won a $8,564,000 firm-fixed-price contract for maintenance dredging along the Hudson River, according to defense.gov. The dredging work will be performed in Nutten Hook, New York; Stuyvesant, New York; and Staats Point, New York, with an estimated completion date of Sept. 8, 2015. Fiscal 2014 (other) Army funds […]

  • 29 August 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, began dredging the Mississippi River navigation channel north of the Lowry Avenue Bridge in Minneapolis this week. The navigation channel at this point, which is river mile 856, saw an increase in sedimentation after high water both in early and late spring. It is estimated that […]

  • 14 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has completed contracted emergency dredging of an interim 200-foot-wide deep-water passage of ten feet through the highly dynamic Moriches Inlet.  This out-of-cycle emergency work was done to remove the hazardous sand shoals that were closing the inlet and preventing U.S. Coast Guard Search and Rescue vessels […]

  • 3 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) Coastal Management Program (ICMP) will host three public meetings over the next two weeks to present and answer questions about the Coastal Nonpoint Pollution Control (CNPC) Program. Nonpoint source pollution comes from many diffuse sources, and since it cannot be traced to any one source, it is everyone’s […]

  • 9 July 2012

    UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee is in the final days of its annual meeting. Last week’s decisions on the Great Barrier Reef have profound implications for its future protection and pose some tough questions for Environment Minister Tony Burke. The 21 countries of the World Heritage Committee endorsed the recommendations of the March Monitoring Mission, and […]

  • 29 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The federal Environment Minister is deciding whether dredge spoil can be dumped on or near wetlands on the Great Barrier Reef’s coastline without an environmental impact statement, announced the Australian Greens. “It’s disgraceful that Minister Hunt is deciding whether millions of tonnes of dredge spoil can be dumped on or near the Caley Valley wetlands, […]

  • 29 September 2010

    Transnet Port Terminal’s (TPT) investment of ZAR5.4 billion (US$760 million) over a five period to modernise Cape Town container terminal (CTCT) is on track for completion of major dredging and refurbishment of the second of four berths by May next year. The aim is to double its capacity by 2012 to 1.4 million TEU by […]

  • 16 September 2013

    In the aftermath of the recently introduced Water Resources and Reform Development Act and the Port of Jacksonville Dredging Project, Congresswoman Brown made the following statement: “Although the recently introduced Water Resources and Reform Development Act will benefit future projects at the Port of Jacksonville, in its current form it fails to authorize the critical […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    More than 100 people were present for the public meeting at Searsport District High school on June 9th, to discuss the plan to deepen and widen the navigation channel at Mack Point marine terminal. Opponents of the plan fear that dredging will disperse toxic materials that were left over decades of heavy industry around Penobscot […]

  • 6 July 2012

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency yesterday approved funding to restore Lake Delhi, reports desmoinesregister.com. “We’re very happy of the final outcome of this,” said Steve Leonard, president of the lake district. “We don’t know truly yet what it means, to what extent.” That money, Leonard said, would have allowed a bare-bones restoration of the lake. […]

  • 10 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    J. F. Brennan Company Inc., from La Crosse, Wisconsin, has won a $13.6 million firm-fixed-price contract for dredging of Duluth-Superior Harbor. Bids were solicited via the internet with three received, according to the latest U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) release. Work will be performed in Superior, Wisconsin, with an estimated completion date of November 22, 2022. Under […]

  • 17 July 2012

    The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has announced it has approved three applications relating to the development of a jetty at Hinkley Point, Somerset. These applications, from NNB Generation Company Ltd (a subsidiary of EDF Energy), were approved with conditions by the MMO, using its powers under the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009 and the […]

  • 30 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    In the City of Oceanside approximately 292,000 cubic yards of new sand now resides on more than 3,900 feet of beach between Buccaneer Beach and just north of Hayes Street. Replenishment began on October 5, 2012, near the Oceanside Blvd. access point and was wrapped up on October 20, 2012. This project was part of […]

  • 25 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Queensland Resources Council welcomed proposed new ports laws, introduced into parliament today, which will increase reef protection while giving certainty to existing and future port operations. The QRC Chief Executive Michael Roche said the Port Planning Guideline and Ports Bill 2014 would enshrine in legislation the Queensland Ports Strategy and add further protections to […]

  • 18 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is seeking applications from municipalities for grants to help them develop plans that improve the public’s enjoyment of New Jersey’s beaches, bays and tidal waterways and to make public access points and related facilities more storm-resilient. The DEP’s Public Access Rule provides common sense mechanisms for the state to […]

  • 15 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing to perform maintenance dredging of portions of the Housatonic River Federal Navigation Project in Stratford and Milford, Conn. The proposed work involves removal of up to 300,000 cubic yards of sandy material from portions of the 18-foot main channel. The state of Connecticut is […]

  • 28 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    WWF-Australia and the Australian Marine Conservation Society today released a 10-point plan to save the Great Barrier Reef, in response to the Queensland Government’s Draft Reef 2050 strategy. The Fight for the Reef solution calls for dumping to be banned and dredging minimized, an end to farm chemical pollution, permanent protection for sensitive areas including […]

  • 13 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    BAM has successfully driven the first pile at the LNG jetty in Aqaba, Jordan. Together with its sister company BAM Contractors from Ireland and its Jordanian joint-venture partner MAG Engineering & Contracting Co. BAM International was awarded the Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) of the LNG jetty in November 2013. BAM Infraconsult is involved in […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 5th Edition of the Leading and Definitive International Maritime Expo in Vietnam and Indochina, INMEX Vietnam, will take place from 18-20 March 2015, at Tan Binh Exhibition and Convention Centre (TBECC) in Ho Chi Minh City. This conference (formerly known as Maritime Vietnam) is the most comprehensive international business platform encompassing all aspects of ship building, ship repairs, shipping, […]

  • 10 September 2012

    According to thefinancialexpress-bd.com, the recently completed Jamuna river dredging project on pilot basis has been wrapped up with its full effectiveness. A total of 22 kilometre dredging at a cost of Tk 10.28 billion has also reclaimed 8.5 square kilometre area. This reveals that more land across the country could be reclaimed by intelligent dredging. […]

  • 30 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    The most technically challenging phase of the Darwin Harbour dredging program is wrapped up, INPEX announced. This stage of dredging included the removal of tough rock at Walker Shoal, reports abc.net.au. “Walker Shoal was a large, if I could use layman’s terms, hill on the seabed, that was positioned virtually in front of East Arm […]

  • 4 May 2012

    The Town of Evans has hired an excavating company to dredge the Sturgeon Point Marina, reports buffalonews.com. The Town Board authorized the contract at its meeting this week. Each winter and spring, the waves deposit sand and silt in the marina, forcing the town to dredge the boat basin before the start of the season, […]