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  • 15 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last Thursday, the crews working on the the Panama Canal project celebrated another important milestone bringing the Expansion scheme one step closer to completion. Working on the project for the past seven years culminated with the flooding of the Third Set of Locks, last phase before the official opening of the canal. The start of the filling […]

  • 21 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The effort to make the city of Norfolk more resilient against coastal storms took a step forward last week as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Headquarters, approved the team to move forward in the study process. The study passed the Agency Decision Milestone, which means USACE leadership agreed with the study findings to date, and has […]

  • 21 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Buller District mayor Garry Howard has announced that it’s time to front up and openly debate whether or not the district can afford to keep the Kawatiri grab hopper dredger. At their August 23 meeting, Buller District councilors will formally consider whether or not to sell the dredger which made Westport Harbor viable for large […]

  • 19 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Undersea mining developer Chatham Rock Phosphate expects to be the first minerals company to have an environmental consent application considered under the Exclusive Economic Zone legislation. Chief executive Chris Castle said today he is delighted the start date for the EEZ Act had been confirmed as June, several months earlier than expected. “We’re in the […]

  • 16 October 2012

    With support from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) the Buzzards Bay Coalition is getting technical to find the right solution for the cleanup of New Bedford Harbor. Specifically, the Bay Coalition was awarded a Technical Assistance Grant to study the proposed change to the EPA’s method for disposing of toxic PCBs removed from the bottom […]

  • 31 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Redland City Council has just announced that they will be opening a community conversation with residents about how it maintains and repairs revetment walls in residential canals. It follows a council decision to temporarily end the special charges levied on canal and lake-front homeowners while it develops a new strategy and also to refund unspent […]

  • 17 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    The Georgia and South Carolina Ports Authorities have just signed a new joint venture agreement that provides the necessary framework for the two states to work cooperatively toward the development of the Jasper Ocean Terminal (JOT). The updated agreement governs the permitting and planning process for the JOT, including the development of terminal design and […]

  • 25 June 2013

    As part of its ongoing commitment to help New Jersey’s communities continue to recover and rebuild from Superstorm Sandy, the Christie Administration this week formally adopted rules that streamline Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) permits for various types of vital rebuilding projects. This action will aid reconstruction of impacted homes and businesses, assist the recovery […]

  • 25 September 2017

    By Alia Instruments Over the past decades, nuclear density meters have become widely used on board of dredging vessels worldwide. Not because they are particularly highly rated or cost efficient – their disadvantages are well known – but mostly because of the lack of viable alternatives. Now Dutch company Alia Instruments is challenging the status quo with […]

  • 28 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Piedroba Consulting Group (PCG), a Miami based marine infrastructure consultancy firm with an emphasis on dredging, has reported a very busy 2016, filled with lots of activities and accomplishments. The company also reported a growth in its revenues. Enough reasons for Dredging Today to catch up with Piedroba partners Jelle Prins and Luis Prieto y Munoz and […]

  • 10 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, commanding general of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and 54th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, has signed the Unalaska (Dutch Harbor) Channels Chief’s Report in Washington, D.C. The signing progresses the proposed project to Congress for authorization. Located in the Aleutian Islands and about 800 miles southwest from Anchorage, […]

  • 11 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Parks Victoria has begun maintenance dredging in and around Mordialloc Creek entrance following natural sand build up which has created a hazard for recreational and commercial boat operators. In the notice, Parks Victoria said that the dredging works will be carried out by a cutter suction dredge. The officials also added that dredged material will […]

  • 23 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Waterking BV, a Dutch company involved in the production of amphibious excavators, has recently delivered dredging equipment for a gas processing project in Central Asia. This project includes dredging operations for the creation of a new access channel for cargo transportation. The first delivery included almost 1000 meters of 710 mm high-density polyethylene (HDPE) pipes, a […]

  • 18 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

     The first project for XblocPlus was recently awarded, and as part of this contract, XblocPlus will be used as reinforcement of the 32 km long Afsluitdijk. The Levvel consortium, including BAM, Van Oord and Rebel, will use the new XblocPlus under the name ‘Levvel-bloc’ for this Afsluitdijk project. Placement trials, conducted with a hydraulic excavator […]

  • 21 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Louisiana Trustee Implementation Group (Louisiana TIG) have approved and released a restoration plan intended to restore wetlands, coastal, and nearshore habitats in the Barataria Basin. The final restoration plan is the Strategic Restoration Plan and Environmental Assessment #3: Restoration of Wetlands, Coastal, and Nearshore Habitats in the Barataria Basin, Louisiana (Barataria Basin SRP). The Louisiana […]

  • 9 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Following a request from the Chairman of East Devon District Council, Councillor Stuart Hughes, councilors will delay discussing the Sidmouth and East Beach Management Plan (BMP) to a future date. Sidmouth’s BMP was completed in January 2017 by East Devon’s consultants CH2M, following extensive consultation and collaboration with the local community. “We really appreciate all […]

  • 9 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    To accommodate high public interest, the three agencies gathering public comment on the scope of an upcoming environmental impact statement (EIS) for a proposed bulk-cargo shipping terminal and rail spur improvements at Cherry Point, have rescheduled a public meeting originally set for next week in Seattle. The new location will have room for a larger […]

  • 24 February 2011

      ABPmer, an established authority in marine conservation zone planning has developed a free tool for those marine conservation planners that are running Marxan software in parallel with ESRI ArcGIS 10, the latest upgrade of the popular GIS software suite. The UK Marine & Coastal Access Act and Marine (Scotland) Act provide for the identification, […]

  • 4 March 2011

      Sir Rod Eddington and Yves Fortier, non-executive directors of Rio Tinto, will be retiring from the boards at the conclusion of the 2011 annual general meetings on 5 May 2011. Yves Fortier’s retirement was first announced in February 2010. Andrew Gould, senior independent director, will serve for one more year before retiring at the […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    International Association of Dredging Companies IADC, in its latest edition of Terra et Aqua, has posted an article about the subsoil improvement works at Dinh Vu Industrial Zone, Haiphong, Vietnam. This article describes the subsoil improvement works realised in the Dinh Vu Industrial Zone. This area is located along the Cam and Bach Dang Rivers […]

  • 20 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Pike Industries Inc., is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with expanding the Hooksett Crushed Stone Quarry in Hooksett, New Hampshire. Pike Industries, Inc. proposes to discharge fill material into waters and wetlands in conjunction with the […]

  • 20 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    This video shows the Santa Cruz Harbor dredging project. The material dredged from the bottom of the Santa Cruz Small Craft harbor is a combination of sand, natural organic plant life and seawater. Dredged material (averaging 200,000 cubic yards per year) is an important sand resource for beach replenishment downcoast of the harbor (see “Littoral […]

  • 5 September 2012

    According to gmnews.com, the Shadow Lake dredging project is still without a contractor. The Middletown Township Committee announced at its August 20 meeting that all six of the responsive bids received were being rejected. “None of the six bids fell within the township engineer’s estimated cost for the project. The lowest responsive bid was nearly […]

  • 26 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Mississippi River Commission will conduct its annual high-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River April 8-12, 2013. Four public meetings have been scheduled aboard the Motor Vessel MISSISSIPPI in selected towns along the river so commission members have the opportunity to meet with local residents and hear their concerns, ideas and issues. The meeting […]

  • 16 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority Board (CPRA), which sanctioned potential legal action against Plaquemines Parish earlier this June, has been just informed that CPRA was able to proceed without the need to resort to legal action to conduct soil borings as part of a geotechnical study for a potential sediment diversion in that […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Nederland, Colorado, will later today begin dredging of the remaining portion of sewer pond at the Wastewater Treatment Plant. The goal of this project is to remove over 20 years’ worth of sludge from the pond and to increase plant operations and reduce future odors in this area. An outside company will dredge and dewater […]