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  • 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 […]

  • 12 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Kuratau beach is getting another load of sand to help build up the beach this week to address on-going erosion issues. Taupō District Council, Waikato Regional Council and a consortium of local hydro power companies have collaborated to carry out the work. This is the second round of replenishment for the beach, with 3500 cubic […]

  • 5 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Portreath Harbor coastal protection project, aimed to shore up the sea defenses severely damaged by Storm Eleanor, is about to begin, Cornwall Council confirmed in its latest announcement.  Under the plan, the council’s contractor Cormac will carry out temporary repairs to the end of the seawall, stabilize the concrete ramp and place concrete cubes in various locations to […]

  • 15 February 2013

    A delegation of companies and research institutes, including IMARES and LEI, both part of Wageningen UR, travels to Murmansk in April to jointly identify opportunities for the expansion of the harbour. Within Triple [email protected], Wageningen UR maps how the harbour can grow in a sustainable manner. The expertise of various Dutch companies will be presented […]

  • 12 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The World Organization of Dredging Associations (WODA) and WEDA will offer four continuing education courses at WODCON XXI next month. These courses will be held at the Hyatt Regency Miami on Monday June 13, 2016. ‘Slurry Transport’ and ‘Dredge Material Capping’ are scheduled in the morning session, from 8 AM to noon. ‘Dredge Pump Application’ […]

  • 27 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Wyre Council has just released the latest update on Rossall sea defense scheme in Lancashire, saying that the works continue apace, with some large gaps in the new defenses starting to be filled.  “We currently have a 60 meter gap in the new defenses adjacent to Chatsworth access ramp. This is the location of two […]

  • 12 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Nature Conservancy is now partnering with the County of Santa Barbara and the Cities of Carpinteria, Santa Barbara and Goleta on Coastal Resilience Santa Barbara. The project will model, map and plan for the future impacts of sea level rise and other pertinent coastal hazards. There is much at stake in the region: Santa […]

  • 27 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Labor Member for Bellarine and Minister for Environment, Lisa Neville, today announced maintenance repairs and works to extend the groyne at Point Richards boat ramp in Portarlington. Following a storm in winter last year, the rock groyne at the Point Richards boat ramp was breached and damaged by high swells. The Andrews Labor Government is […]

  • 15 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, said that their side-cast dredger Merritt is unable to open Oregon Inlet at the navigation span of the Bonner Bridge. Even with favorable wind and tides, the Merritt cannot break through the two-foot depth with a pilot channel. The district’s most seasoned side-cast dredging master Ray Bleam […]

  • 24 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Lake Newport dredging project is successfully completed ahead of schedule, Reston Association (RA) just announced. During the works, approximately 5,000 cubic yards of material were dredged from the lake. After the removal, sediment from the lake was placed in trucks and hauled to the disposal site in Chantilly. This dredging scheme started in mid- January with […]

  • 4 October 2012

    The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe does not agree with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed plan to clean up the Grasse River. “We appreciate EPA’s recognition of the Indian Meadows as reservation lands and the recognition of our status as an Environmental Justice community because of the disproportionate impact on this community from the […]

  • 6 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Practical completion of the $3 million Whisper Bay Breakwater and Boat Ramp Project has been achieved, with the facility to be open for public use from Monday, 11 January 2016, according to the Whitsunday Regional Council. Mayor Jenny Whitney said that the civil works for the breakwater and causeway were completed before Christmas, with the site […]

  • 2 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Australia: Walker Shoal Dredging Completed, INPEX Says The most technically challenging phase of the Darwin Harbour dredging program is wrapped up, INPEX announced.   CHEC Nabs Ras Al-Khair Port Dredging Contract (Saudi Arabia) On January 15, CHEC won the bid for Phase 4 of extension of Ras Al-Khair Port in Saudi Arabia, with a construction […]

  • 24 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Brance Diversified, Inc., a dredging and marine construction company servicing the state of Florida and surrounding areas, is currently conducting dredging operations in Amelia Island on Creekside Drive. So far, the Jacksonville based dredging contractor removed approximately 42,000 cubic yards of material from the Amelia Island Marina. The clean-up work at this site is underway at […]

  • 9 February 2012

      Representative Fred Upton made the following statement in response to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ announcement that it has approved $693,000 in funding for dredging and maintenance of the St. Joseph harbor for Fiscal Year 2012. This funding includes the $100,000 that was allocated this past December for emergency dredging. Upton worked closely […]

  • 6 July 2020
    Business development

    Minister for Fishing and Boating, Melissa Horne, today announced that Simpson Construction has been awarded the contract to upgrade the Hastings boat ramp – one of the busiest ramps on the Mornington Peninsula. The $1.6m project will start this month and deliver a modern facility with all-tide access to Western Port in partnership with Better […]

  • 1 December 2011

    A program on results of research showing how Cayuga Inlet wetlands might be restored was presented yesterday by the Tompkins County Environmental Management Council. “Cayuga Inlet Dredge Material: Opportunities for Restoring Ecosystem Functions and Services” took place at 7 to 9 p.m. yesterday in the Borg Warner Room of the Tompkins County Public Library, 101 […]

  • 11 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) defines a levee as a “man-made structure, usually an earthen embankment, designed and constructed in accordance with sound engineering practices to contain, control, or divert the flow of water so as to provide protection from temporary flooding.” The terms dike and levee are sometimes used interchangeably. Examples of […]

  • 12 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Queenscliff Harbor in Victoria has recently completed a major milestone on the Fisherman’s Wharf Revitalization Project. The main civil works contract, which formed the main part of the upgrade to the precinct, has been completed. The works were completed by PW Johnson who mobilized their jack-up barge to the site, allowing them to successfully realign […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Maintaining the integrity of rivers and protecting the environment form the basis of a report into the future management of Queensland’s Georgina, Diamantina and Cooper Creek catchments, released today. Minister for Natural Resources and Mines Andrew Cripps said the report prepared by the Western Rivers Advisory Panel (WRAP) examines a range of issues integral to […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Residents of the Carrot Bay community will soon have access to an improved jetty, as part of a new docking facility when the project is completed later this year, announced the Government of the Virgin Islands. Construction work on the project began on May 21, and is expected to last for a period of five […]

  • 7 July 2011

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., MD, (R-LA), Chairman of the Subcommittee on Oversight of the Committee on Ways and Means, will testify at a hearing of the Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment on H.R. 104, The Realize America’s Maritime Promise (RAMP) Act. The bill, introduced by Boustany, ensures funds brought into […]

  • 19 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Union Dredgers and Marine Contracting (UDMC), a Dubai based coastal marine contracting company, has been awarded the offshore project works for a new desalination facility at Al Hamra in Ras Al Khaimah, UAE. According to their official announcement, the scope of works will include dredging, HDPE welding, concrete block fabrication, sheet piling, installation and launching […]

  • 10 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The works will soon begin on the northern boat ramp reconstruction at Wellington Point, Queensland, Oodgeroo MP Mark Robinson said in his latest announcement. “The reconstructed ramp will give boaties a safer and better option in south easterly conditions at medium and high tides.A new boat ramp at Wellington Point is desperately needed,” said MP […]

  • 12 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Jacksonville, Fl-based Arc Surveying and Mapping, Inc. has acquired Loudenbeck Surveying, Inc. of Memphis, Tenn. Loudenbeck provides topographic, construction and boundary surveying throughout the southeast and mid-south regions, with licenses in Tennessee, Mississippi, Missouri, Arkansas and Louisiana. Arc Surveying provides hydrographic, topographic and land surveys globally, specializing in ports, harbors, bridges and related hydrographic surveying. […]

  • 5 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Kingston District Council, South Australia, has just released the latest update on their Maria Creek boat ramp upgrade and dredging scheme, saying that over the past few weeks there has been some positive progress at the Maria Creek Recreation Boat Launching Facility. According to the announcement, more than 10,000 cubic meters of seagrass were removed […]