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  • 11 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Philippine News Agency (PNA) said in their latest announcement that the Government’s Department of Transportation (DOTr) has completed 129 commercial port projects under the Philippine Ports Authority (PPA), and four social/tourism ports under its maritime sector in the last two years. In 2016 alone, 68 projects amounting to $59.2 million were completed, which include port […]

  • 28 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment, chaired by U.S. Rep. Bob Gibbs (R-OH), will hold a hearing next week on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers proposed budget and program priorities for fiscal year (FY) 2015. The Corps provides water resources development projects for the nation, typically through cost-sharing partnerships with non-federal sponsors. Activities […]

  • 22 February 2011
    Business & Finance

      Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition services, today reported financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2010. President & Chief Financial Officer Bruce Biemeck said, “Great Lakes delivered another record year, resulting […]

  • 14 February 2012

    The President’s fiscal year 2013 (FY13) Civil Works budget, released yesterday, contains more than $66 million for projects, analyses, and operations and maintenance in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District. The President included the funds for the Savannah district in a total civil works request of $4.731 billion he sent to Congress. The […]

  • 8 June 2012

      The U.S. House of Representatives has unanimously passed legislation authored by Congressman McIntyre to stop the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Corps from terminating the Carolina Beach renourishment project. The legislation was attached to the Corps budget bill and passed with unanimous support. Specifically, the language of the amendment would prohibit the use of […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. President Barack Obama included more than $15 million in critical funding for SC Ports Authority projects, including the Post-45 harbor deepening project, in his fiscal year 2015 budget. “The Administration has included funding for the SCPA’s deepening project in its budget for three consecutive years,” said Bill Stern, SCPA Board Chairman. “We’re deeply appreciative […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Hutchinson Island residents and visitors will see work on local beaches this winter that will improve the barrier island’s resiliency to storm events and help reduce risks to infrastructure. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District awarded the Martin County Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction contract September 26 to take sand from offshore and […]

  • 5 November 2013

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition and remediation services, today reported financial results for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2013. Jonathan Berger, Chief Executive Officer stated, “For the three months ended September 30, […]

  • 6 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    A 10-year Action Plan for flood mitigation projects to improve safety in Bundaberg is underway with the Palaszczuk Government honoring an election commitment and investing $4 million to get started on technical investigations, Queensland Government said in its latest release.  Minister for Local Government, Mark Furner, launched the 10-year Action Plan in Bundaberg today. “This is […]

  • 24 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has concluded this year’s construction of a setback levee along South River Road in West Sacramento with plans to resume next spring. The construction site will be shut down for the winter and South River Road from Marina Green Drive to Linden Road will continue to be […]

  • 15 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. House has released the Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill for fiscal year 2020. The bill provides $7.355 billion in annual funding for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which builds on last year’s record appropriation of $7 billion for USACE. The FY 2020 funding is 5.1 percent above the FY 2019 amount […]

  • 20 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District and the City of Carencro, La. have signed a Project Partnership Agreement for the design and construction of flood risk management features within and near the Lafayette Parish city. “The City of Carencro and the surrounding area has experienced several flooding events, most recently in March […]

  • 26 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Canada is investing $68.2 million this year in small craft harbor improvement projects across Newfoundland and Labrador. According to Dominic LeBlanc, the minister who made the announcement, the $68.2 million will be invested in sixteen harbors throughout eastern Newfoundland and the Bay de Verde Peninsula. Five of these harbors will see their investment […]

  • 5 October 2011

    Last year when Ramesh Sandrasinghi of Westports Malaysia walked through the entrance to Dredging & Land Reclamation Asia he knew that this wasn’t your run of the mill dredging conference. Immediately after the conference, Sandrasinghi is quoted as saying, “This is the ‘must-attend’ program of the year for anyone in the port industry.” However, in […]

  • 17 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Florida’s shorelines saw a flurry of activity during 2012. The state experienced several storm systems that caused erosion impacts to a host of federal beach projects. In addition, a few beaches saw new sand placed on their shores as a result of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ dredging projects. Storm season is always an active […]

  • 10 May 2012

    Sierra Rutile Limited has announced its results for the year ended 31 December 2011. Key Highlights: – A successful year of transition and progress. – Revenue increased 25% to US$55.0 million in the year (2010: US$43.9 million). – EBITDA1 of US$0.1 million (2010: US$(0.8) million). – 2011 rutile production in line with guidance: 67,916 tonnes […]

  • 22 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Julia Brownley yesterday announced more than $12.3 million in new federal funding for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers projects in Ventura County at Channel Islands Harbor, Ventura Harbor, and the Port of Hueneme. “I have long fought alongside our local leaders for additional funds for Ventura County’s port and harbors, and I am pleased […]

  • 20 December 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District announces the availability of a Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) and Draft Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the proposed 2015 Tybee beach renourishment project. The Draft EA and FONSI evaluate the environmental impacts of the proposed beach renourishment for the Tybee Island Shore Protection Project on […]

  • 30 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

      With the New Year’s Eve just around the corner, Dredging Today has decided to bring you an overview of the most interesting videos that marked the year 2015.   Waterdunen Coastal Protection by DEME Dredging, Environmental and Marine Engineering NV (DEME), an international group of specialized companies in the field of capital and maintenance […]

  • 9 August 2013

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (NASDAQ:GLDD), the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition and remediation services, reported financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2013. Jonathan Berger, Chief Executive Officer stated, “For the three months ended June 30, […]

  • 20 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Brevard County Commission approved yesterday an agreement with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) for an additional $800,000 in funding for a project to reduce pollution, identify sources of muck and reduce muck inputs to the Indian River Lagoon. This latest appropriation builds on the previous $20 million awarded in the past two […]

  • 17 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, has just announced that the Willoughby Spit and Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Project is expected to start this month and be complete by May 2017. The project area is located in the city of Norfolk, Virginia, and consists of 7.3 miles of shoreline along the southern portion of […]

  • 29 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The 5th International Dredging Technology Development Conference kicked off yesterday in Beijing, China. The two-day event is hosted by the Eastern Dredging Association, the China Dredging Association and CCCC-Dredging (Group) Co., Ltd. The theme of this year’s event is ‘Dredging – Ecology – Sustainability’. The conference will demonstrate major dredging projects and progress of dredging […]

  • 21 August 2012

    Social Development and Human Security Minister Santi Prompat has expressed his confidence that unless the amount of rain this year is higher than last year, Bangkok will not be inundated. Speaking of the Ministry of Social Development and Human Security’s project to relocate residents, whose homes were built over the canals, Mr. Santi has already […]

  • 22 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    A project to improve beach amenity and provide long-term protection of the foreshore between Alexandra Headlands and Cotton Tree is set to start in August and will run for two months, Sunshine Coast Regional Council reports. A small dredge will be assembled at Mudjimba and remain off the coastline throughout the project while it is […]

  • 2 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has recently appointed Boskalis Westminster to carry out major dredging work in the approach channel to the Port of Southampton. Work on the £30m contract is due to get underway shortly, with the new facilities at Southampton’s container terminal due to open in the first quarter of 2014. The dredging works […]