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  • 15 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) met this week with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District Commander Colonel Chris Hall to discuss a variety of regional challenges, including river navigation, flood risk management, rock removal, and the construction of rural levees. “Colonel Hall and I had a constructive discussion about the steps that the […]

  • 30 May 2012

    Siport21 has presented the paper “New Outer Port of Ciutadella. Nautical Studies for the Design and Operation of the Port”, in the Congress of 4th Technical Association for Ports and Coasts and 2nd Edition of the Mediterranean Days of Coastal and Port Engineering. This project was developed in association with Europrincipia, Berenguer Ingenieros, Ports de […]

  • 16 March 2011
    Vessels

      Alto Group Holdings, Inc., an innovative mining and commodities trade company headquartered in New York, announces its newly purchased Nessie N8DX cutter head dredge is being transported for servicing to prepare for the anticipated production planned on Bogue River Dredge Concession in Mali, West Africa. The Mali operations team has put together the local […]

  • 6 June 2013

    JCU researchers are recording underwater sounds in the Great Barrier Reef to help track animal movements and human activities such as shipping. JCU’s Centre for Sustainable Tropical Fisheries and Aquaculture (CSTFA) is collaborating with JASCO Applied Sciences, a world leader in the science of industrial underwater noise and its effect on marine life, on the […]

  • 22 June 2020
    Environment

    Dredging is essential for the maintenance and development of ports, harbours and waterways to allow for safe navigation, remediation and flood management. The process, which relocates large volumes of sediment, can be accompanied by the release of suspended sediments into the water column referred to as sediment plumes. In its summer issue of the Terra […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New York District is now in the process of increasing resiliency at the Coastal Storm Risk Reduction Project along the shore of Long Beach, NY.  The project is crucial in strengthening the beach’s resiliency and makes it more sustainable and reduces risks associated with severe storms, said USACE. The […]

  • 1 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    JULONG, a Chinese manufacturer of dredging, mining and sand processing equipment, has completed delivery of a new cutter suction dredger to India. The new dredger was named CSD SHARAT and will be put up to the test at its first dredging job in Mumbai. This JL-CSD300 type dredger has a suction pipe diameter of 350mm and discharge pipe […]

  • 11 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Panama Canal Expansion project continues to gain momentum as it moves closer to completion. In August, while testing of the new locks continued, the three dams adjacent to the Pacific-facing Cocoli Locks were completed. These dams are essential to the completion of the new locks project since the water level in the navigational channel of […]

  • 29 November 2011

    CHEC signed an EPC Contract for Maritime Terminal of Moron Petrochemical Complex with Petroquimica de Venezuela on November 24. the Contract signing ceremony was witnessed by Mr. Chavez, the President of Venezuela. The total value of the contract is around USD 460 million, and the construction period is three years. The project mainly covers construction […]

  • 30 May 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is accepting public comments on plans to place sediment in two ocean disposal sites near Yaquina Bay. The Corps maintains the Yaquina Bay federal navigation channel to federally authorized depths by periodically removing naturally occurring sedimentary material. There are two ocean-dredged material disposal sites; one north and one south […]

  • 10 July 2018
    Business & Finance

     The Broads Authority has just released a video of the maintenance dredging activities the authority is conducting on the Broadland rivers. In this short video filmed near Stokesby on the River Bure, dredged sediment is being used to strengthen the floodbank which protects the land behind from high water levels. The reeded edge of the […]

  • 27 February 2012

    A public consultation into the £150m expansion of Southampton’s port was conducted yesterday and a decision is expected to be reached within a month. ABP would like to redevelop two berths and conduct dredging activities to enable the port to welcome and accommodate the latest and largest container ships. Opponents of the Southampton scheme have […]

  • 8 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, will be hosting a public meeting to discuss and seek input on the Western Everglades Restoration Project (WERP). The meeting will be held in the John Boy Auditorium in Clewiston, Florida, on Tuesday, August 16 with an open house beginning at 6:30 p.m., followed by an official presentation at […]

  • 10 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Work to repair of damaged embankment and levee toe within the Glendale Narrows section of the Los Angeles River Flood Control Channel at Reach 4D is in full swing, reported the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The Corps, Los Angeles District, yesterday released a few photos of the ongoing work. JF Engineering, the contractor for the project, […]

  • 20 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    HM Government of Gibraltar announced recently that major coastal protection and beach regeneration works will shortly be carried out in Sandy Bay beach following extensive engineering studies of the coastal processes affecting the beach. The works will entail the construction of offshore coastal defences in the form of curved groynes at each end of Sandy […]

  • 17 May 2012

    At the end of a three year development process of dredging and construction, the luxury villas of Nurai island, off Saadiyat island in Abu Dhabi, have been put up for sale. According to constructionweekonline.com, the Nurai island project was launched in Q4 2008 with the dredging work awarded to the Dutch Van Oord Gulf, and […]

  • 11 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Hilal Makina, a company based in Körfez, Kocaeli (Turkey), recently completed major delivery of dredge parts to an international dredging giant.  The company successfully delivered two Side Wire Guidance sets along with various spare parts and other similar equipment to be used for complex dredge systems. The Guidance sets that will be used to move the big systems were made from […]

  • 1 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Final approval from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was received on Friday, meaning that the Tahoe Keys Marina dredging program will probably begin next week. The Tahoe Keys Marina dredging project will involve removal of accumulated sand in the east channel to the approved depth of 6,215 feet, announced Tahoe Daily Tribune. A total of […]

  • 17 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Less than a month is left before the beginning of the TID’s (Training Institute for Dredging) annual General Dredging Course, which starts on 14 September in Kinderdijk. Open to managers, technical and operational staff involved in dredging operations, the two-week course covers processes, equipment selection, soil characteristics, automation and control, and project management. Several excursions […]

  • 24 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    DHI Group, an independent research and consultancy organization, has released a video about engineering the coast by understanding its nature, named ‘Coastal Erosion and Protection’. “Coastal erosion and protection is an ongoing challenge. Information about wind, waves, depth conditions and sediment types is key in the decision-making process on how to protect the coasts,” DHI […]

  • 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 […]