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  • 17 June 2011

    Ten years after the region’s last beach replenishment initiative, officials are preparing to spread $23 million of sand across 10 beaches… By Mike Lee (signonsandiego) [mappress] Source: signonsandiego, June 17, 2011

  • 31 July 2020
    Collaboration

    VolkerStevin has been shortlisted for three British Construction Industry Awards 2020. These prestigious awards, in partnership with ICE and the New Civil Engineer, have been running for over 30 years and seek to recognise and reward excellence in project delivery and the incredible impact that the British construction industry has on society. VBA, a joint […]

  • 12 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    Calling the first year of the massive Fox River cleanup process a surprising success, project officials said progress made in 2009 could shorten the $700 million project by an entire year… Source: Post Cresent, November 11, 2009;

  • 13 April 2010

    PHASE two of the most ambitious conservation project in 20 years is now underway at Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal, near Ripon… [mappress] Source:ripongazette,April 13,2010;

  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Los Angeles Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers presented its 2015 flood management project of the year award to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, for its Lower Santa Ana River Reach 9 Phase 2B project during ceremonies held last week. “We received numerous excellent projects to consider and selection […]

  • 9 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    THE State Government yesterday announced a study will be under way by the end of the year to find a long-term solution for Kirra’s surf… Source: Gold Coast Bulletin, November 9, 2009;

  • 12 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Curt Clawson has announced that two major waterway projects are expected to start this year in Lee County.  The Army Corps of Engineers has allocated $900,000 for the dredging of sections of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (often referred to as the Miserable Mile), the full amount requested of the Army Corps of Engineers by Clawson. […]

  • 8 August 2010

    A project about 30 years in the making is finally coming to fruition in Dane County…   (wkowtv) [mappress] Source: wkowtv, August 9, 2010;

  • 3 March 2011

    Maryville is moving closer to getting the Greenbelt Lake dredging project started this year. By Iva Butler (thedailytimes) [mappress] Source: thedailytimes, March 3, 2011

  • 29 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, has wrapped up the final contract awards for fiscal year 2017. The Civil Works mission is to provide quality, responsive service to the nation and assist with water resource development activities including flood risk management, navigation, recreation and infrastructure and environmental stewardship, including emergency response. “The […]

  • 18 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV has been nominated for a Civil Engineering Project of the year Award for Natural and Cultural Heritage at this year’s BCI Awards for its work on the Borth Coastal Defense Scheme. Commissioned by Ceredigion County Council in 2009, Royal HaskoningDHV was part of a project team to assess, design and renew the coastal […]

  • 6 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency’s innovative flood defense scheme in Medmerry is being showcased at the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Hawaii. As well as being presented as a case study for nature-based solutions, the multi-award winning scheme has also been selected to form part of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) 2016 report. James […]

  • 21 May 2010

    The state has extended the grant funding for the Hernando Beach dredge project by one year, June 30, 2011, interim DPW Director Susan Goebel…   [mappress] Source: hernandotoday, May 21, 2010;

  • 16 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    Glimmer of hope for Haldia port – After months of hampered operations, there is now an official assurance that the floundering Haldia Dock Complex (HDC), West Bengal’s only facility capable of handing large vessels… Source: The Business Standard, November 16, 2009;

  • 8 April 2010

    DOVER — The city’s dredge cell is expected to finally be closed next year — after four years and $1.5 million more than expected when the project began. Environmental Projects Manager Dean Peschel updated the City Council on the project Wednesday night and said the city has already secured… [mappress] Source:fosters,April 8,2010;

  • 15 March 2016
    Project & Tenders

    The Panama Canal Expansion Program, the most important project in recent years, is nearing its completion. The waterway that connects the Atlantic and Pacific Ocean is increasing its capacity through the construction of a third lane in conjunction with the deepening and widening of the waterway to allow the passage of large Post-Panamax vessels. Over 40,000 […]

  • 1 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Littlehaven Promenade and Sea Wall project has been named among the nominees for this year’s UK Prime Minister’s Better Public Building Award. Regarded as the pinnacle of The British Construction Industry (BCI) Awards, The Prime Minister’s Award recognize excellence in construction, design, and delivery of buildings and civil engineering projects. The Littlehaven project is […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The British coast’s newest and largest natural flood defense scheme, carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency, has proved its worth by comfortably fending off the biggest tides in more than a decade. Located next to the Severn Estuary, the Steart Coastal Management Project will help protect homes and businesses […]

  • 20 December 2010

    Folly Beach, a South Carolina Beach just outside of Charleston, needs another renourishment project just five years after the last one, … By Sara Novak (treehugger) [mappress] Source: treehugger, December 20, 2010;

  • 4 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A scheme delivered by Team Van Oord working on behalf of the Environment Agency has been named ‘Project of the Year’ in the prestigious 2016 Constructing Excellence in London and South East Awards. Having been named a finalist in two categories, the Broomhill Sands Coastal Defense Scheme went on to win ‘Project of the Year […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dublin Port Company yesterday published trade statistics for 2014 which show a record year for trade at Dublin Port, with growth year-on-year of 7.0%. Total throughput for 2014 was 31 million gross tonnes with 7,108 ship arrivals in the year, bringing the port’s activity back to the record levels of 2007. Imports in 2014 were over […]

  • 11 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A major engineering project which protects thousands of Morpeth residents from flooding has scooped a prestigious national award. The Morpeth Flood Alleviation Scheme was named Project of the Year in this year’s ‘Constructing Excellence Awards’ which recognize the very best companies, collaborations and projects, sharing best practice and inspiring others to adopt new and better […]

  • 17 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    VBA’s Lincolnshire Lakes Flood Defense Scheme has been shortlisted for Project of the Year at the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Yorkshire and Humber Awards 2020. The flood defense scheme was designed to increase flood protection for businesses and communities along the banks of the River Trent. Delivered under the Environment Agency’s Water and Environment […]

  • 26 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter called on President Obama to complete an ongoing feasibility study for the West Shore Hurricane Protection Project. The Fiscal Year 2013 Army Corps of Engineers Spending Plan allocates $828,340 to finalize the study and produce a Chief’s Report next year. “President Obama promised Louisianians help after Hurricane Isaac, and now he […]

  • 24 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 19 – 25, 2018).   Celebrating Van Oord’s 150th Anniversary Van Oord celebrated its 150th anniversary on Friday during an international symposium featuring top diplomat Christiana Figueres as guest speaker.   Prins Hendrik Sand Dike VIDEO Jan De Nul […]

  • 23 March 2012

    Preparation for the dredging of the navigation channel at the entrance to a West Ocean City marina has begun this week, reports The Dispatch. This project started last year and it was designed to restore and replenish the large island north of the Route 50 Bridge known as Skimmer Island or Bird Island. Concept of […]