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  • 25 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port of Rauma (Rauman Satama) has just released a video update about the progress on the Rauma entrance channel deepening scheme. WASA Dredging, a Finnish marine offshore and inland water construction company, is the principal contractor appointed for this dredging program. Under the contract, the waterway will be deepened to 12 meters maximum authorized draught. The newly […]

  • 24 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group, has just published its latest paper named “Ten Steps to Efficiency in Flood and Coastal Risk Management”. The paper outlines ten points that could enable commissioning authorities, government and the infrastructure industry to achieve efficiencies in delivering and maintaining flood defenses, without compromising on quality or safety. These range […]

  • 20 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Wyre Council recently released a video showing the progress being made on the Rossall sea defenses. The work will replace sea defenses between Rossall Hospital and Rossall Point in four year time, protecting 7,500 properties from the risk of flooding. 325,000 tonnes of rock armor are being used to create the base of the defenses, to […]

  • 19 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Works have continued on the new sea defenses at Rossall with the major changes now visible at promenade level, reports the Wyre Council. Since the last update, one thousand intermediate blocks have been installed. According to the council, almost one third of the upper promenade has been brought up to final level and topped with a […]

  • 16 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Residents in Clacton and Holland are being urged to attend an exhibition on a new £5 million scheme to stabilize cliffs along their coastline, Tendring District Council informs. The event will take place today at the Kings Cliff Hotel in Holland and officers will be on hand to answer questions as well as explain what is […]

  • 13 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    President Barack Obama recently appointed Brigadier General Mark Toy as a member of the Mississippi River Commission. Toy is commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Great Lakes and Ohio River Division, headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. The division has seven engineer districts totaling over 4,100 people operating in a seventeen state area and is […]

  • 11 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, awarded a $92 million contract late yesterday (January 10) to Weeks Marine Inc. to construct a dune and berm project between the Manasquan and Barnegat Inlet in Ocean County, New Jersey. The total cost of the contract could be $128 million if options are awarded, reported USACE. According […]

  • 10 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The First International Conference on the Material Point Method for “Modelling Large Deformation and Soil–Water–Structure Interaction”, organized by the Anura3D MPM Research Community, will be held January 10-13, 2017 at Deltares offices in Delft, the Netherlands. The main aim of the conference is to provide an international forum for presenting and discussing the latest developments […]

  • 9 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The first stage of the Port of Dover’s flagship Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development project is now officially underway. The port recently appointed VSBW, a joint venture between VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster, to deliver the marine structures and bridge works. With a contract value of £115 million, this stage will include the design and construction of […]

  • 9 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has appointed Mr. Frank Verhoeven as the new President of the IADC Board of Directors. In accepting his appointment as president, Mr. Verhoeven thanked retiring president Mr. Peter de Ridder for his contributions to the success of the IADC. Mr. De Ridder held the position for 4 years […]

  • 5 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port of Rauma has just released a video update about the progress made during 2016 on the port’s Container Terminal Extension Project. In April 2016, Port of Rauma launched a major building project at the existing container terminal totaling over EUR21 million. The development consists of expanding the current container terminal by building more berths for […]

  • 3 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has just announced that people living and working in Cardiff are invited to a drop in event to find out more about the latest plans to reduce the risk of flooding to more than 400 properties in Roath. NRW has also appointed the contractor Dawnus to carry out the flood scheme […]

  • 3 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is calling local governments and nonprofit organizations to apply for funding to help restore the Chesapeake Bay. According to the release, the department is seeking to fund community projects aimed at mitigating and reducing nonpoint source pollution caused by excess nutrients and sediment through the Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays […]

  • 26 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Conservation groups lost an appeal last week in Fulton County Superior Court challenging the Georgia Shore Protection Committee’s issuance of a permit to Sea Island Acquisition LLC for construction of a groin in an ecologically-sensitive area of Sea Island. The Southern Environmental Law Center representing One Hundred Miles and GreenLaw representing Altamaha Riverkeeper argued that […]

  • 21 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Community groups and East Devon District Council have met for the first time to discuss the brief for a Beach Management Plan (BMP) for Seaton. “Seaton’s beach is an integral part of the town’s defenses from flooding and coastal erosion. It diffuses wave energy and protects the seawall from damage, as well as reducing wave […]

  • 15 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    With the appointment of a contractor to the Kopeopeo Remediation Project, physical works look set to start in the coming months, according to the Bay of Plenty Regional Council. The Kopeopeo Canal Remediation project, co-funded by the Ministry for the Environment through the Contaminated Sites Remediation Fund (CSRF) will use a staged approach to remove, […]

  • 15 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded a $1.2 million Rapid Response contract to Manson Construction for the dredging of the Matagorda Ship Channel, Texas. According to the Corps, the contractor is required to remove approximately 186,000 cubic yards of dredged material from the Matagorda Ship Channel, entrance channel, beginning this month […]

  • 15 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    At the final council meeting for the year, held yesterday, Environment Southland Councillors agreed to make a submission in support of a proposal that would create a Marine Protected Area for the Haldane Estuary in the Catlins. The Government has committed to conserving at least 10% of New Zealand’s coastal and marine area by 2020 […]

  • 13 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Intertek Energy & Water experts have been appointed by the UK’s Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC) to undertake a study of potential impacts associated with rock dumping during the decommissioning of oil and gas infrastructure on mobile sandbanks.   The study will focus on the North Sea’s North Norfolk and Saturn Reef Candidate Special Area […]

  • 6 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    In 2013, together with Colombian Partner Gómez Cajiao, Royal HaskoningDHV was appointed by the Government of Colombia for the restructuring of the 120km Canal del Dique. The project is now in the final review stage before completion, which is currently scheduled for February 2017. The challenges around the project included restoring and preserving the ecological […]

  • 6 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Suffolk County Executive, Steve Bellone, has announced approval for  plans to appropriate $2.1 million in funding for the dredging of various county waterways to improve navigability for boaters and to improve waterways. “It is critical that we continue to properly maintain our waterways so that everyone can use them safely,” said Suffolk County Executive Steve […]

  • 6 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached two settlements with several parties to begin cleanup of Yosemite Slough, an inter-tidal water channel in the Bayview District of San Francisco. The site contains high levels of contaminants, especially PCBs and lead, which are hazardous for the plants and animals that live in the slough. The Yosemite […]

  • 2 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, recently completed a busy fiscal year 2016 that included 254 construction and dredging contracts worth more than $60 million. “Fiscal year 2016 has been a great year for the Detroit District, the team has worked hard,” said Lt. Col. Dennis Sugrue, district engineer, U.S. Army Corps of […]

  • 2 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Ocean City officials will host a public meeting next weekend to discuss their short term plan for the city’s 2017 dredge program. Officials will discuss a potential short term plan that involves using city-owned property at the far end of Shelter Road as a transfer point for dredged material during the meeting on Saturday, […]

  • 1 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The first turbine blade has been manufactured at Siemens’ new wind power factory at ABP Alexandra Dock. The Siemens factory, located at Green Port Hull, represents a £310 million investment into the site, with ABP’s contribution of £150 million. Construction on the Alexandra Dock only started two years ago, when ABP appointed the GRAHAM Lagan Construction Group Joint […]

  • 21 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis, as one of the partners in the Ecoshape consortium, has embarked on a five-year Building with Nature project to halt coastal erosion in northeast Java, Indonesia. More than six thousand villages (thirty million people) on Indonesia’s enormous coastline could be washed away. Hard defenses in the form of dikes are pointless on muddy coasts […]