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  • 31 July 2012

    According to ynn.com, one of the final stages in the effort to clean-up Onondaga Lake is set to begin. When the project does start, 185 acres of the lake are expected to be dredged, and another 417 acres will be capped with clean sediment. That’s about 20 percent of the lake. Ynn.com reports that this […]

  • 16 November 2012

    The dredging project on the Bismarck side of the Missouri River is set to commence on Monday. According to the Burleigh County engineer Marcus Hall, the preparation work has been completed during this week, and crews are ready for the dredging. The project includes removing of about 11,000 cubic yards of material, and this will […]

  • 20 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Aiming to extract raw materials from the bottom of Vale lake, suction dredgers and draglines are being used in this dredging program. The dredging project is located at the industrial complex of Vale Fertilizers in Uberaba, in the lagoon complex RLT2. Vale has invested in fertilizers to supply the Brazilian market and help develop the […]

  • 17 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Bay of Plenty Regional Council has decided the Mount Maunganui surf reef is to be partially removed to remove the risk to swimmers near Tay Street. Regional Council Deputy Chief Executive Eddie Grogan said the Mount Maunganui Reef Trust obtained resource consent in August 2000 to construct the pilot offshore submerged reef about 250 m […]

  • 28 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District will implement a new program of daily preventive maintenance at two Arkansas locks on the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System. Beginning Oct. 1, Trimble Lock, near Fort Smith, Ark., and Ozark Lock, at Ozark, Ark., will close for a four-hour period daily to allow personnel to […]

  • 16 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Construction activity continues on the foundation of the New NY Bridge with the ongoing installation of permanent piles. Excavation and preparation work for installation of permanent sound barriers continues along I-87 northbound/I-287 westbound in the area south of exit 10 in Rockland County. On Monday, Dec. 16, and Tuesday, Dec. 17, the northbound right-hand lane […]

  • 19 May 2010
    Research & Development

    Leading manufacturer of sonar seabed survey equipment, GeoAcoustics Ltd, recently released the GeoSwath Plus Compact for wide swath bathymetry. This new shallow water multibeam and side scan system is based on the most successful phase measuring bathymetric sonar in the market, the Geoswath Plus. GeoSwath Plus Compact offers efficient simultaneous swath bathymetry and side scan […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Caterpillar has introduced its new Cat® 311F LRR excavator. Powered with a 52-kW (ISO 9249) Cat C3.4B engine that meets EU Stage IIIB emissions standards, the new excavator features a reduced radius that limits over-the-side tail swing to just 508 mm, making it ideal for space-restricted job sites. A massive 2450-kg counterweight gives it the stability […]

  • 3 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    In March, the Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) completed a dredging and beneficial use effort on Sturgeon Island near Stone Harbor, New Jersey. USACE’s contractor Barnegat Bay Dredging Company dredged a section of the Intracoastal Waterway and the sediment was pumped onto the low lying island. Work is part of their Seven Mile Island Innovation […]

  • 1 April 2020
    Business & Finance

     In preparation for the arrival of the USNS Comfort to New York, USACE New York District Operations Division moved quickly and approved the necessary dredging permits that allowed Donjon Marine of Hillside, New Jersey, to expedite dredging operations at Manhattan Cruise Terminal, using a crew of 60 and working two 12-hour shifts each day. […]

  • 22 August 2012

    Sturgeon Bay-based Roen Salvage Co. has won a $2.5 million contract to dredge Green Bay Harbor. According to doorcountydailynews.com, this work will involve dredging 161,000 cubic yards of shoaled material from the harbor and placing it in the Bayport Confined Disposal Facility. Lt. Col. Robert Ellis of Wilmington District, said: “This is an important harbor […]

  • 12 January 2012

    As of January 6, about 450,000 cubic yards of sand have been pumped on the Bethany beach. “The completion of this replenishment project is scheduled for January 20,” said Maria Sadler, environmental scientist with Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control. Depending on the weather and equipment repair needs, the contractor completes approximately 1 […]

  • 23 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    As part of land reclamation for the new Lugaport Terminal, Group of Companies Novotrans has successfully completed the sheet piling and sand filling operations. The volume of money currently invested into the project by the holding exceeded $80 million. Commenting the latest milestone, Konstantin Goncharov, the Group of Companies Novotrans President, said: “Upon completion of […]

  • 17 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

     Van Oord’s Debris Removal Platform, developed in-house, has won the 2018 IADC Safety Award. By changing the existing technique of manually removing debris to an automated system, the risk of personal injury is reduced. During dredging, debris can fill the trailing draghead of a trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD). When the suction pipe is […]

  • 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, […]

  • 24 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredging and land reclamation operations at Thinadhoo are now wrapped up, according to the Maldives’ Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure. Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) HAM 318 started dredging and land reclamation program in the Thinadhoo area on June 1. This scheme resulted in 55 hectares of new land and 1852 meters of breakwater. Before […]

  • 16 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    A restoration project that involves dredging sediment from Spring Mill Lake at Spring Mill State Park is underway, but visitors can still use the lake for fishing and boating. The boat ramp will remain closed for eight weeks during the project, but watercraft that can be launched from shore will still have access. Dredging the […]

  • 30 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    In the City of Oceanside approximately 292,000 cubic yards of new sand now resides on more than 3,900 feet of beach between Buccaneer Beach and just north of Hayes Street. Replenishment began on October 5, 2012, near the Oceanside Blvd. access point and was wrapped up on October 20, 2012. This embedded content is only […]

  • 20 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A US$50 million contract for dredging and reclamation work in Hulhumalé has been awarded to Belgian company Dredging International NV, according to the Housing Development Corporation (HDC). The Letter of Award to carry out this development project was issued to Dredging International NV on June 18, 2014. The project will commence within a period of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    President of Turkmenistan, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, hosted Ahmet Chalyk, the Chairman of the Board of Governors of Calyk Holding Group of Companies. Calyk informed Berdimuhamedov on the progress in implementing the projects entrusted to Turkish partners in Turkmenistan. In this context, extensive discussion focused on the construction of a new international seaport in Turkmenbashi. The general […]

  • 2 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Lee Zeldin, Brookhaven Town Highway Superintendent Daniel P. Losquadro and Brookhaven Councilwoman Jane Bonner announced yesterday (October 1) the completion of a nearly $1 million stormwater treatment and shoreline protection project at the terminus of Hallock Landing Road in Rocky Point. During Superstorm Sandy in October 2012, the Hallock Landing Road outfall sustained extensive damage, […]

  • 5 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Despite a major dredging project in the Gladstone harbour, an independent seagrass study conducted by James Cook University has found the Gladstone harbour is one of the few locations along the developed Queensland coast where seagrasses have shown recovery since the 2010/11 floods. Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) CEO Leo Zussino said the results from the […]

  • 26 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Peter DeFazio has joined members of the Oregon delegation in sending a letter to Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works R.D. James encouraging the Administration to use a portion of federal funds for operations and maintenance projects at Oregon’s small ports. Rep. DeFazio, along with Senators Wyden and Merkley and Representatives Schrader, […]

  • 20 January 2014

    Congresswoman Louise Slaughter, Co-Chair of the Congressional Great Lakes Task Force, announced that the invitation for bid solicitation is expected to be released this week for the Port of Rochester dredging operation. Slaughter said that dredging is expected to commence as early as May 2014. Slaughter also announced that the House-passed omnibus spending bill increases […]

  • 2 November 2010

    The valedictory function of the Vigilance Awareness Period 2010 was held at Corporate Headquarters of DCI, Visakhapatnam today. Mr. G. Nageswara Rao, IPS, DIG, CBI, Visakhapatnam was the Chief Guest at the function. Prof. K. Ravi, faculty of Public Administration, Andhra University attended the same as the Guest of Honour. Mr.S. Vasudeva Rao, IPS, Chief […]