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  • 7 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    During a House Appropriations’ Energy and Water Subcommittee hearing on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ budget on 26 March, U.S. Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA-14) questioned Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works Jo-Ellen Darcy about the Obama Administration’s surprise delay of the Savannah Harbour Expansion Project (SHEP) and the Army Corps’ refusal to […]

  • 25 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Surfrider Foundation of Australia is holding a National Conference on 3-4 November 2012 at Coolum Beach on the Sunshine Coast of Queensland, Australia. Andrew Pitt, a Reef Architect at Surfing Ramps, will be presenting to the conference, ‘Beach Nourishment; it’s only sand but…threats and opportunities for surfers’. Looking at case studies, including surf spots […]

  • 12 November 2012

    The dredging project at the Spetsmornefteport Kozmino’s Berth Number 2 has been wrapped up. To complete the dredging program, the contractor deployed one dredger, three floating cranes, four barges and two tugboats. The completion of this very important project would ensure access of 120,000DWT tankers to the port, according to portnews.ru. The port officials stated […]

  • 28 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is awarding $1 million in grants to strengthen the capacity of states and tribes to protect and restore wetlands.  “Wetlands are part of the foundation of our nation’s water resources and are vital to the health of waterways and communities that are downstream,” said Ken Kopocis, Deputy Assistant Administrator […]

  • 18 April 2012

    The State Senate unanimously voted to advance a resolution that makes it clear that only south Carolina representatives can spend South Carolina’s tax dollars. The resolution conclusively settles any remaining question that the Savannah River Maritime Commission not a bistate panel is solely responsible for handling state issues relating to dredging the Savannah River. The […]

  • 3 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      Septentrio Satellite Navigation has signed MBT GmbH as a new dealer for its GNSS marine receivers in Germany. MBT GmbH, a joint venture between Meerestechnisches Büro Turla and the MacArtney Group based in Kiel, Germany, will provide sales and support for the Septentrio marine product line and the Altus APS-U GNSS receivers to customers […]

  • 14 August 2012

    Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has announced plan to inspect the Royal Thai Army’s canal dredging activities in Bangkok on Wednesday through Friday. Also this week, Plodprasob Surassawadi, the Science Minister, will reveal the progress of the government’s flood-prevention preparations. According to The Nation, flooding in Tak’s Mae Sot district, which has prompted Governor Suriya Prasartbundit […]

  • 10 December 2012

    The proposed dredging project on the Cedar Island Harbour will be the main topic of tonight’s meeting between the members of the Cedar Island Yacht Club and the Kingsville council. The current siltation of the harbor is making difficulties for boaters to access launch ramps, docks and fuel stations, according to blackburnnews.com. This venture should […]

  • 27 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, has awarded $2.3 million worth Atchafalaya Basin Protection Levee contract to a company from Belle Chasse, LA. The work consists of clearing and vegetation removal, demolition, straddle levee lift enlargement, reinforced concrete floodwall construction, placement of steel sheet piling and H-piling. Also included in the project are […]

  • 12 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Abu Dhabi’s Department of Transport has announced the completion of the Yas Channel Expansion Project – just before the start of Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Formula 1, Emirates New Agency WAM informs.  The project included a significant amount of dredging work to ensure the safety of the passing yachts towards Yas Marina. The shallow channel […]

  • 10 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Pilbara Ports Authority has successfully wrapped up capital dredging works for the Channel Risk and Optimization Project (CROP) at the Port of Port Hedland, the world’s largest bulk export port. The $120 million, three-year project supports trade capacity growth in Port Hedland by optimizing channel depth and extending sailing windows, allowing port users to optimize […]

  • 5 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The River Weaver Navigation, in Cheshire, is ship shape again, thanks to a major dredging program by the Canal & River Trust charity. The Trust, which cares for the Weaver Navigation and 2,000 miles of waterways, has just finished an extensive five month project to deepen a two mile stretch of the river from Saltersford […]

  • 20 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Liberal National Government has completed a $3.8 million reconstruction of the biggest jetty at Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbor. Transport Minister Bill Marmion said that the two-year improvement project had transformed Jetty 2 and was an important part of the harbor’s ongoing jetty replacement program. “The project involved a partial demolition, piling work and implementation […]

  • 29 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Boskalis Westminster has just completed the installation of rock armor layers to the new detached Cowes Breakwater. The final handover of the breakwater to CHC will to take place next month. As agreed by Cowes Harbor Commissioners following the July 2015 project review, CHC has prioritized the completion and verification of a new tidal model with consultant hydrodynamic engineers […]

  • 21 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The channel safety dredging program for the largest regional port in Victoria, the Geelong Dredging Project 2014 has been finished, according to the Victorian Regional Channels Authority (VRCA). Dredging was conducted in the vicinity of No 4 Corio Quay North in an area off the corner of the Hopetoun and City Channels commonly referred to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The City of Virginia Beach easement requiring dredging is selected and measured to plan maintenance and generate a map to communicate location. Rob Jessen, GIS Coordinator for the City of Virginia Beach, used Smart Client to select neighboring properties and generates a spreadsheet for a mail merge notification. Regarding this plan, Jessen stated: “We expect […]

  • 11 April 2012

      U.S. Rep. Allen West announced Tuesday that locally prioritized federal projects are going to be important only when Washington officials address the ascending debt. One of the projects affected by the ascending debt is the St. Lucie Inlet dredging. Many inlets and ports, considered as local-level issues, are in a serious situation and need […]

  • 19 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The $3.7 million Cuyahoga River dredging project, undertaken by Ryba Marine Construction of Cheboygan, Michigan, is moving forward. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ contractor is currently working on the portion of the Cuyahoga River just above the Columbus Road Bridge just off The Foundry boathouse dock. They will be wrapping up this section of the river […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, has completed work responding to a request for assistance from the Shoalwater Bay Indian Tribe to help with the tribe’s efforts to repair a flood risk reduction berm near Tokeland, Washington. Crews have been onsite since December 19 conducting 24-hour operations working on both the low tide […]

  • 25 August 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, is considering design changes to increase the robustness, resiliency and/or reliability of the Manatee County, Florida, Federal Shore Protection Project through minor design refinements, and seeks public comment on a Supplemental Environmental Assessment (SEA). According to the Corps, the SEA considers a range of alternative design modifications […]