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  • 9 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The final Fountain Lake dredging permit request came back from the Department of Natural Resources with a smaller-scale project approved than the Shell Rock River Watershed District (SRRWD) requested, the district said in their latest release.  The district requested permit for the removal of approximately 600,000 cubic yards of dredged sediment in the first phase […]

  • 9 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A project to restore 620 acres of marsh, nourish 310 additional acres, and reestablish the Lake Pontchartrain shoreline rim near Bayou Bonfouca in St. Tammany Parish is approximately 90 percent complete and is expected to finish dredging activities by early December, reports Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority Board (CPRA). Remaining construction related work should […]

  • 9 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Kohler Power Systems, manufacturer of diesel and gasoline marine generators for a wide range of pleasure and commercial craft applications, has announced the availability of new single- and three-phase Tier 3 marine diesel generators. The company’s 14-24EKOZD/12-20.5EFKOZD integrate Kohler diesel Tier 3 engines and other enhancements, including improved sound shields and Kohler’s Decision-Maker 3500 controller (DEC […]

  • 8 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM), in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, hosted a special ceremony earlier this week to mark completion of a restoration project at the Camp Cronin Fishing Area in Narragansett. “This is an excellent example of the Corps of Engineers working with the state of Rhode […]

  • 8 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Mud Cat, a division of Ellicott Dredge Technologies (EDT), has introduced the new highly portable Mud Cat® MC 115D. The MC 115D maximizes output on its 24 ft. (7.3m) long platform with a 115 HP (85 kW) diesel engine. An optional self-launching hydraulic tilt trailer and built-in pipe rack makes transport, launch and retrieval a breeze, […]

  • 6 November 2017

    By Alia Instruments For companies seeking to optimize their operations, accurate and up-to-the-minute production feedback is indispensable. Jan Peters, co-founder of Alia Instruments, explains why with the next generation of non-nuclear equipment, the benefits of production monitoring are now attainable for any company regardless of type of vessel, personnel, or existing on-board technology. Smaller carbon-footprint […]

  • 2 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Canada today awarded a $5.3 million contract to Milestone Environmental Contracting Inc. (Milestone ENV) to restore the environmental health of Victoria’s Middle Harbor sea bed by removing hazardous chemicals in sediments found in Transport Canada-owned harbor near the Laurel Point Park.‎ The cleanup work will begin in November 2017 and is expected […]

  • 2 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Tendring District Council (TDC) has been working closely with consultants Mott MacDonald to come up with the various options – and is currently finishing the design – for a major £5 million scheme that will stabilize cliffs along the Clacton and Holland-on-Sea coastline. The construction phase of the project is due to start next year […]

  • 2 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    A delegation from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, toured the Port of Cleveland yesterday, to learn about the confined disposal facility for sediment dredged from the Cuyahoga River. The Port Cleveland is leading efforts to beneficially use sediment dredged from the river to maintain the ship channel. Traditionally, sediment was treated as waste […]

  • 29 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Two changes to the biological opinion associated with the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project give the Army Corps of Engineers more flexibility in contracting and scheduling construction activities as workers continue with the massive deepening project, USACE said in their latest release.  “After careful study, officials with the National Marine Fisheries Service changed the limit of […]

  • 25 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee (MRRIC) will hold its 39th meeting in Kansas City, Missouri, October 31 – November 2, 2017, USACE’s Omaha district said in its latest release.  The committee established three new adaptive management work groups in August that will help implement the Corps new adaptive management (AM) strategy. MRRIC tentatively approved seven recommendations to the Corps and the Fish and […]

  • 24 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ground investigation works that will aid in the development of the Southsea Coastal Scheme are in full swing now, announced Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) in its latest newsletter. “From the end of the summer through to mid-autumn 2017, we’ll be carrying out ground investigation works on at various points along the seafront, to aid development of […]

  • 23 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A £50 million flood alleviation scheme in Leeds which uses movable weir technology – a first for flood risk reduction in the UK – was opened recently by Chair of the Environment Agency, Emma Howard Boyd. Led by Leeds City Council in partnership with the Environment Agency, the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme will provide more than […]

  • 19 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Board of the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) held its monthly meeting in Belle Chasse in Plaquemines Parish and used the opportunity to spotlight billions of dollars in projects in the Southeast Louisiana region, and to report on innovative funding ideas being pursued to enable more Coastal Master Plan projects to get […]

  • 18 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Progress is being made towards greater flood protection for Ellon, Insch, Inverurie and Port Elphinstone, with the appointment of a consultant to undertake the flood studies, announced yesterday the Aberdeenshire Council. On May 12, 2016, Aberdeenshire Council’s Infrastructure Services Committee (ISC) approved the Local Flood Risk Management Plan for North East Local Plan District 2016 – […]

  • 17 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dare County has just released the latest update on their Buxton Beach nourishment project, saying that the Weeks Marine’s cutterhead dredger C.R. McCaskill broke a swing arm while riding out high waves over the last weekend. Due to the approaching storm, the McCaskill is now in Norfolk and repairs will be completed there. The hopper dredger […]

  • 17 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, has ended The Conservation Fund’s in lieu fee program as an option for permit applicants’ use in meeting compensatory mitigation requirements for proposed project impacts. The Alaska District explained in a letter to the organization that due to the fund’s failure to fulfill the compensatory mitigation obligations […]

  • 13 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ebsford Environmental has been appointed as remediation specialists to work with the Coal Authority and Environment Agency on a project to improve up to 60km of rivers in the North Pennines. Partnering with civil engineering firm JN Bentley, Ebsford will support the firm in developing and executing a safe and environmentally sensitive plan of removing […]

  • 12 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dare County has just announced that Weeks Marine has resumed pumping operations in Buxton. The hopper dredge R.N. Weeks started pumping sand at approximately 12:30 p.m. yesterday from the second landing point/subline that is located approximately 1 mile north of Buxton, reported the county. According to Dare County, pumping will proceed south to tie in […]

  • 10 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The second and the final day of our first Dredging Today Conference, taking place at Amsterdam RAI Convention Center under the theme ‘Changing Climate, Resilient Business’, has drawn to a close today on a very positive note.  The sessions saw straight-to-the-point statements and some interesting discussions. During the first thematical session: ‘Solutions and funding for climate change […]

  • 9 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is working in partnership with Hampshire County Council, Test Valley Borough Council, local flood action groups and other partners to develop a permanent flood scheme for Romsey. According to the EA, the main flood risk in Romsey is from the River Test. As a chalk river, the Test is influenced by high […]

  • 6 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has released a Request for Statement of Interest and Qualifications (RSIQ) for eligible firms interested in providing engineering and design services for the Mid-Breton Sediment Diversion project. This project is part of the Mississippi River Mid-Basin Sediment Diversion Program, which also includes the proposed Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion. These […]

  • 4 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    UK Coastguard is currently responding to reports of a vessel explosion 2nm South of Dodman Point, Cornwall. Just before 1pm today, UK Coastguard received a call from a dredging vessel reporting that they’d had an explosion on board. “It is believed that a compressed aircylinder exploded and two of the three people on board have been injured […]

  • 4 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) has allotted $48.2 million for the rehabilitation of the Subic Bay Freeport’s piers and wharves, the Philippine News Agency informs. Newly-appointed SBMA Chairperson and Administrator Wilma T. Eisma said that the move is part of an effort to fully improve the so-called heart and soul of this premier maritime logistics center. […]

  • 4 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    At the direction of the Federal Emergency Management Agency and in support of the Government of Puerto Rico, the U.S Army Corps of Engineers, the Department of Defense, and the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) took the first steps Sunday toward slowing the erosion of the Guajataca Dam’s damaged spillway.  Keeping the spillway functional is […]

  • 3 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen Shipyards Group has delivered a Multi Cat 1908 to Murjan Al-Sharq Marine Services. Adding shallow-water dredging capacity to the abilities of this already multi-faceted platform, Damen has fitted the vessel out with a Damen DOP Submersible Dredge Pump 250. Murjan Al-Sharq Marine Services is based in Saudi Arabia. The company provides marine construction and […]