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  • 28 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The public boat access facility along the Connecticut River known as Ashley Ferry, in Claremont, N.H., will be closed next week due to the dredging operations, aimed to remove accumulated river silt at the ramp, the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department said.  The closure will begin early in the morning on Monday, July 31, […]

  • 17 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    According to DNREC’s Division of Fish and Wildlife, the Augustine Beach Boat Ramp is now open for public use after being closed for six weeks. Maintenance dredging of the boat ramp access channel near Port Penn that began August 4 is now complete. The ramp access channel must be dredged periodically due to the high […]

  • 2 October 2018
    Business & Finance

     Ras Al Khaimah Port (RAK Ports) has just released the latest video update on their Saqr Port Expansion Project, named ‘Pushing The Limits’. The United Arab Emirates’ Saqr Port project, set to to construct two new berths – each capable of handling capsize vessels, will consolidate its status as the Middle East’s principle bulk […]

  • 22 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Rockingham (WA) announced today that it has secured two Coastal Adaptation and Protection (CAP) grants for 2019/2020, which will be used to carry out coastal monitoring, modifications and upgrades along the city’s coastline. The CAP funding will be administered by the Department of Transport on behalf of the State Government. According to […]

  • 16 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Chicago District, Rep. Pete Visclosky, the Little Calumet River Basin Development Commission and the city of Hammomd held a ribbon-cutting ceremony last week to mark the completion of the levee tieback project in Hammond, Ind. “The Commission, as local sponsor, has and will continue to take great pride in […]

  • 3 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Taupō District Council, Waikato Regional Council and the Lake Taupō Harbour Master have collaborated to undertake beach replenishment at Kuratau water front as an initial step in addressing ongoing erosion issues. Between 12 and 14 December approximately 500 cubic metres of sand was moved from around the Kuratau boat ramp to the northern part of […]

  • 30 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Integral Consulting Inc. (Integral) will use ocean-depth sediment profile imaging (SPI)/plan view camera system to conduct baseline and post-disposal monitoring for a dredging and disposal project in Douglas Harbor, Alaska. The company was awarded the subcontract by Western Marine Construction of Seattle, Washington, who is conducting the dredging, disposal, and capping for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. […]

  • 23 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Works on the Rossall sea defenses are now in the last year of a 4 year construction program, reports the Wyre Council. According to the council, last year was spent constructing the bulk of the project which has the same cross section throughout and hence was relatively quick to construct, including rock groynes, rock revetment, precast […]

  • 17 August 2012

    Crews have completed a major dredging project at Marathon’s Peninsula Harbour. A $7.3 million operation to put down a 20 centimetre layer “cap” of coarse sand over an area of 200,000 square metres, was wrapped up at the beginning of this month. According to Kenora Daily News, this dredging project was cost shared by the […]

  • 27 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Cairns Regional Council has endorsed a contribution to the Queensland Government’s Department of Transport and Main Roads for a new public boat ramp at Yorkeys Knob, a coastal suburb of Cairns, Far North Queensland. The State Government is building the $11 million facility at Yorkeys Knob, which will include a six-lane boat ramp with […]

  • 16 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Rockingham in Western Australia plans to carry out sand renourishment works at Challenger Beach in late April to combat ongoing erosion issues that are occurring on site. Otherwise known as the Kwinana Headland Beach, Challenger Beach is located in East Rockingham, just north of the grain terminal on Rockingham Beach Road. The area has […]

  • 2 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Sacramento is among the most at-risk cities in America for catastrophic flooding. An aging system of dams, weirs, bypasses and levees work together to reduce flood risk for the city. But that system, just like a chain, is only as strong as its weakest link, and needs comprehensive modernization. This year, the U.S. Army Corps […]

  • 8 March 2013

    Historic low water levels have moved harbor dredging to the top of Michigan tourism’s priority list for public marinas and ports in the state, and now private facilities could also receive some state assistance to help improve navigable access. Rep. Ray Franz today co-sponsored legislation to create The Marina Dredging Loan Origination Program, a partnership […]

  • 22 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With the November end date fast approaching, works continue to focus on filling some large gaps in the new sea defenses at Rossall. The bridging structure over the United Utilities twin outfalls is progressing slowly but surely, reported the Wyre Council. All 30 tubular steel piles have been driven into the beach with all the steel […]

  • 7 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Rep. Henry A. Waxman wrote to the Army Corps of Engineers to ask the agency to initiate regular dredging at Marina del Rey. Marina del Rey, the largest man-made marina in the United States, requires dredging every three to five years. “Marina del Rey is an anchor for tourism, recreation, and public safety in Los […]

  • 28 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Sens. John Thune, Mike Rounds and Rep. Kristi Noem gathered yesterday for their first delegation meeting with the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) Associate Administrator for Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration (FIMA), David Miller, and FIMA’s Deputy Associate Administrator for Mitigation, Roy Wright. They called on the agency to finalize the new Sioux Falls flood […]

  • 12 July 2011
    Project & Tenders

    U.S. Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., MD (R-Southwest Louisiana) supported an amendment on Monday to improve funding of the Army Corps of Engineers Operations and Maintenance account by adding $6.3 million for FY 2012 dredging activities. “This amendment is a short-term step to close a gap in South Louisiana’s dredging needs,” Boustany said. “Adequately dredging […]

  • 29 June 2012

    On 11 July, the high point in the construction of Maasvlakte 2 will occur. Then, at slack water, when the current is at its weakest, the gap in the 11 km long seawall will be closed. From that moment, the Dutch coastline will be changed forever and the new land will be well protected from […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The twelve man crew of the trailer suction hopper dredger (TSHD) River Bee is wrapping up an intense two moths long dredging project at the Esperance port. During the dredging, around 12,000 cubic metres of sediments from the berth pockets was pumped into the ponds, dewatered and later capped with clean fill. According to the […]

  • 13 February 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking comments on a permit application from the U.S. Navy to construct and operate a second Explosives Handling Wharf (EHW-2) at Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor (Bangor) in support of its submarine fleet. The proposed project involves construction of a pile-supported wharf and access trestles, installation of a ramp and […]

  • 2 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Canada has just announced a major investment in Small Craft Harbors Infrastructure in the Province of New Brunswick. With more than 76,000 Canadians employed in this sector, the Government is making investments that will continue to support the growth of this industry and provide economic opportunities for middle-class Canadians. The announcement was made […]

  • 3 August 2020
    Environment

    J.E. McAmis, Inc., has completed pile removal and in water sand capping of the Astoria Marine Construction Company (AMMCO) site in Astoria, OR. The site was contaminated with hazardous chemicals from historical ship manufacturing and repair operations. Contamination was in soil on the property and in nearby riverbed sediment in the Lewis and Clark River […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Chesapeake Technology Inc. (CTI), a world leader in real-time acquisition and GIS based processing software for seafloor mapping, has announced a major advance to its flagship software SonarWiz processing with the addition of a Real-Time Acquisition Server for the EdgeTech 4600 and recently introduced EdgeTech 6205 interferometric bathymetry systems. The EdgeTech bathymetry systems are unique […]

  • 23 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Recharged and rejuvenated beaches at Holland on Sea will reopen to the public tomorrow following the completion of phase one of a £36 million coastal protection scheme. The beaches have been closed off for safety reasons while the work has been undertaken by contractors. Tendring District Council (TDC) has now taken possession of the sands […]

  • 4 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Maryland Environmental Service (MES) last week announced the release of a Request for Proposal (RFP) for the Conowingo Capacity Recovery and Innovative Reuse and Beneficial Use Pilot Project (Conowingo RFP). MES is seeking a private sector partner that can accommodate all components of the proposed pilot project. “The scientific community is now in complete […]

  • 24 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Col. Patrick Kinsman, the commander of the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, approved the reissuance and modification of six regional general permits on September 18, and authorized their use for the next five years. Col. Kinsman signed the modified permits, which streamline the authorization of projects that have minimal impact on the aquatic […]