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  • 29 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Construction works to provide improved protection from flooding for residents and businesses in the Staffordshire town of Rugeley have moved past the halfway point, and are on schedule to be complete in December. The scheme, which is being carried out by Team Van Oord (TVO) on behalf of the Environment Agency, will help reduce flood […]

  • 29 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The boards of directors of Ackermans & van Haaren and CFE are examining the possible combination of their construction activities. The proposed combination includes activities of Van Laere group and CFE Contracting under CFE. Van Laere group realized a turnover of 195 million euros in 2016. It is fully owned by Ackermans & van Haaren. […]

  • 29 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Anaklia Development Consortium (ADC) has completed the feasibility study and is continuing to work on their deep sea port project EIA report, which has been distributed for public review and discussion. The preliminary design for phase 1 is set to be submitted to the Georgian Government as scheduled on June 30, 2017. The consortium […]

  • 28 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has awarded a contract for maintenance dredging of the Detroit River. The contract, worth more than $738.000, was awarded to Luedtke Engineering Company, of Frankfort, Michigan. “This important dredging project will help maintain a key Great Lakes navigational channel to keep cargo moving – products like iron […]

  • 27 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The McGowan Government will invest more than $750,000 towards protecting vulnerable coastal areas across Western Australia, the Government of Western Australia just announced.  The funding will be provided to coastal managers such as local government authorities as part of the Coastal Adaptation and Protection (CAP) Grant scheme. A total of 10 projects across the State […]

  • 27 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    During its regular monthly meeting, JAXPORT’s Board of Directors unanimously approved the start of the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening project, allocating the first phase of port funding to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for construction. The federal project to deepen the Jacksonville shipping channel to 47 feet to accommodate more cargo aboard the largest ships […]

  • 23 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port Manatee’s Berth 9 is now able to accommodate heavier loads thanks to completion of a reconstruction project in concert with the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT). At a dedication ceremony last week, officials cut a ribbon signaling the formal opening of the fortified 625-foot-long berth, which can now handle uniform loads of as many […]

  • 23 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    West Virginia Governor Jim Justice yesterday joined House Speaker Tim Armstead and Senate President Mitch Carmichael to sign House Bill 2935. The bill creates several state flood protection measures. This legislation was passed back on April 8. It establishes a Joint Legislative Committee on Flooding, creates the Resiliency and Flood Protection Planning Act, creates the […]

  • 22 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, in collaboration with Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Somerset County, has just released an environmental assessment (EA) for a navigation improvement project at Rhodes Point for a 15-day public comment. USACE proposes to realign a portion of the federal navigation channel in Sheep Pen Gut through hydraulic dredging; construct […]

  • 21 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Visitors to this year’s Leeds Waterfront Festival will get the chance to see the innovative technology being used to reduce the risk of flooding to the city. The Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme project team will be on hand at the event on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 June, to explain what work has been done […]

  • 20 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Chesterfield Canal Trust hosted their Dredging Open Day in Ranby on Tuesday, June 13, to present some latest updates on the Chesterfield Canal dredging scheme, which is currently underway. The trust’s team of experts were on hand to talk to visitors about why dredging is so important to both the navigation of waterways and and […]

  • 16 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard has just announced that they are establishing three safety zones to facilitate the Philadelphia to Sea Dredging Maintenance Project which will be conducting dredging in the Delaware River from June 17 through September 1, 2017. During this time, the cutter suction dredger Illinois will begin dredging in Marcus Hook Range, followed […]

  • 15 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Rohr-Idreco Dredge Systems Europe has appointed Alex Westendarp Knol as Director of International Sales, located in the Netherlands. Fulco Vrooland, Managing Director of the European Operations, said: “I am delighted to have Alex on board. We have been aggressively expanding our markets to the Far East, Africa and Latin America, next to our traditional European, […]

  • 14 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Progress has been made towards greater flood protection for the Royal Deeside town of Ballater, with the appointment of a firm to undertake a flood study of the community, Aberdeenshire Council just announced.  One of the most prominent victims of Storm Frank at the start of last year, Ballater was severely affected when the River Dee […]

  • 13 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, recently awarded Riley Bridge Co., Inc. of Russellville, Alabama, a $2.3 million contract for work on a section of levee at Mississippi Highway 465. The work consists of replacing the gravel surface of the levee with an asphalt surface on the crown. The project is approximately 4.7 […]

  • 9 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The annual Oceanside Harbor maintenance dredging project is in its final week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, said in its latest project update. Manson Construction Company, the contractor, has dredged about 405,000 cubic yards of sand from the harbor’s entrance channel. Manson will dredge up to 425,000 cubic yards or complete dredging […]

  • 6 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ellicott Dredges has just announced that they were recently awarded three significant contracts with the U.S. government. The first contract is for a customized Ellicott 860SL Swinging Dragon® dredge and support boat for the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (USBR). This dredge will be used to increase depth and restore water flow in the Colorado River […]

  • 6 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Liebherr and Sandfirden Technics, the Dutch gen-set supplier, have entered into partnership for the development of hybrid ship propulsion systems. Within the framework of this cooperation, the Dutch company will assume the role of the primary point of contact for customers, and provide a complete one-stop solution. As a part of the agreement, Liebherr will […]

  • 5 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers FY17 Civil Works Work Plan was finalized in late May 2017, allowing the New England District to plan for final project funding for the remainder of the fiscal year. In Connecticut, funding is available for operation and maintenance of the 8 Corps-managed flood risk management reservoirs, the Stamford Hurricane […]

  • 2 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul Group has just released its 2016 Annual Report, saying that the company achieved steady performance in a highly volatile market. “With a turnover exceeding the 2 billion Euro mark for the sixth year in a row, Jan De Nul Group confirms its position as a global player in its target markets,” the […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Virginia has approved $1 million in grant awards to eight Virginia localities to upgrade their local ports and waterfront parks, repair and maintain local maritime assets and  spur waterfront development. “Localities throughout the Commonwealth can apply for funding through The Port of Virginia’s Aid to Local Ports Program. The budget for the […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    With the release of the President’s Budget for fiscal year 2018, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is now ready for continued operations and funding in fiscal year 2018 that starts on Oct. 1, 2017. In Connecticut, the budget proposes continuing funding for the operations and maintenance of the 8 Corps-managed flood risk management […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, has announced the list of projects that will receive funding this fiscal year, as outlined in the fiscal 2017 work plan for the Army Civil Works program released May 24. Baltimore District is also sharing the projects included in the fiscal 2018 President’s Budget for Civil Works […]

  • 31 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging work, aimed to boost safe access for mussel farmers and the ferry service, is scheduled to start after the Queen’s birthday weekend (June 12) inside Portarlington’s new safe harbor, according to the Government of Victoria’s latest release. Parks Victoria dredged the area last year but natural coastal processes have deposited sand around the new […]

  • 31 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Ellicott Dredge Technologies (EDT) has just unveiled the new Mud Cat MC-275D model, the flagship auger dredge that will lead its Mud Cat product line. According to the company, the modernized Mud Cat MC-275D is a modular system that offers unique cutting, pumping, and propulsion features at an affordable price. “We designed a dredge system that […]

  • 25 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Manson Construction Company dredge, the HR Morris, has been busy lately dredging sediment from the Oceanside Harbor entrance in order to maintain the authorized federal channel depth. The company is dredging the channel to its authorized federal depth of 20 feet with an additional 7 feet of advanced maintenance. Manson is placing the dredged material along Oceanside’s […]