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  • 7 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    SMS Southampton, part of The SMS Group, has completed a significant dredger refit job for Tarmac Marine. The refit involved the 72 meter, 1997-built aggregate dredger ‘City of Chichester’ and was successfully wrapped up at Williams Shipping’s berths in the Western Docks, port of Southampton UK. The program of works for the dredger was extensive […]

  • 21 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana State University (LSU) Real Estate and Facilities Foundation, an affiliate of the LSU Foundation, announced recently that they have invited two project adviser finalists to deliver in-person presentations to the University Lakes Project evaluation team. The finalists are a joint venture of Brailsford & Dunlavey and CSRS and a joint venture of Stantec […]

  • 14 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    A long-awaited dredging project on Waterplace Park in downtown Providence is expected to begin within days, the RI Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) reports. The CRMC Council approved the maintenance dredge permit at its October 8 meeting. As the state’s dredging coordinator, the CRMC will be working with project manager The Nature Conservancy (TNC) in […]

  • 21 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    For a contracting company in the Netherlands, Waterking recently produced pontoons to easily connect HDPE pipes and dredging hoses, located behind a dredger. The pipeline connection pontoons are designed with a lowering in the middle of the pontoons, to prevent the pipes from sliding. The equipment has many hoisting points and is equipped with an […]

  • 22 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a cleanup plan for the Wells G&H Superfund Site, Southwest Properties, Operable Unit (OU4). “EPA has been asked to extend the comment period, and will do so. The comment period will now be a total of 62 days and be open until September 13, 2017,” the agency said […]

  • 4 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Mammoth Cave National Park has filed an application with the Energy and Environment Cabinet to modify the ferry landings at the Green River ferry crossing to allow for ferry operation in low water conditions. Fill material will be placed periodically at the ends of the concrete ferry landing at each river bank, and minor dredging […]

  • 5 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Dynamic Coast research project continues in 2018, building on the earlier National Coastal Change Assessment. The next phase will map and categorize the resilience of Scotland’s natural coastal defenses (identifying where low dunes may breach), it will estimate how future climate change may exacerbate erosion on a soft (erodible) coast. It will also incorporate […]

  • 12 March 2012

    Residents and business owners in the Jug Creek system eagerly want the county to dredge the inlet between Jug Creek and Charlotte Harbor, reports News Press. This inlet is currently suitable only for movement of shallow-draft boats due to a considerable amount of sand that has accumulated over past few years. Lee County has identified […]

  • 18 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The first hydraulic reclamation operation of Kuwait Subiya Dredging Project is currently underway. “Huatailong” cutter suction dredger travelled to and fro between the construction area and the hydraulic reclamation area. The equipment ran smoothly, achieving a good result. The designed length of temporary channel of this project is 7700m; the bottom is 163m wide; the […]

  • 8 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) has developed and is administering a Biodiversity Offset Strategy (BOS) to provide for the long-term conservation of threatened and migratory species, including their habitats in the Western Basin area. TAngler bins have recently been deployed at various boat ramps and fishing structures throughout Central Queensland. The initiative forms part of th […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency is currently working on a number of different schemes that will address the flood and coastal erosion risk in England. The main aim of these efforts is to reduce the risk to communities and protect property. The measures needed for each location are considered on a case by case basis.   Some of the measures may […]

  • 8 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Dredging has now resumed on the Lower Fox River for the 2013 season. Dredging operations are currently taking place in the area near the Brown County Fairgrounds. The Fox River Cleanup Project, designed to reduce risk to human health and the environment due to the presence of PCBs in Fox River sediment, is a multi-year […]

  • 27 March 2012

    The Army Corps of Engineers just received the federal hurricane supplement money they need, seven months after Irene hit, WWAY News Channel reports. A channel is an underwater highway that must be dredged to allow safe access for commercial and private boaters. Ray Bleam, a dredge captain who is working on this dredging project says: […]

  • 7 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Redwood City has just announced that a large amount of dredging works will be conducted on the port waterways in the following days. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will kick off the channel maintenance dredging operations on the inner turning basin adjacent to port’s wharf 5 on October 9. This part of the Port […]

  • 2 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging began at Ocean Reef Boat Harbor this week, helping to restore safe navigational access for recreational boat users, reports the Department of Transport. According to DoT General Manager of Coastal Infrastructure, Donna West, the dredging will take place over the next two months. “The $300,000 project will involve approximately 6,000 cubic meters of sediments being […]

  • 14 March 2012

    The House of Representatives wants its Committee on Marine Transport to ask the Minister of Transport to explain the actual position of the dredging work on the River Niger, reports Business Day. The Committee will also have to invite the Managing Director of National Inland Waterways and the contractors handling the project. A report is […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Siesta Key Chamber of Commerce, the Siesta Key Village Association, the Siesta Key Association, and the Siesta Key Condominium Council will host a meeting to address a proposal by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to use the Big Pass shoal between Siesta Key and Lido Key as a source of sand to […]

  • 25 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dewberry has been selected to provide resilience design services for the repair of extensive flood related damage to the Brooklyn Army and Bush Terminals in Brooklyn, New York. The New York City Economic Development Corporation project is being funded by the Federal Emergency Management Agency as a part of ongoing Superstorm Sandy restoration efforts. Dewberry […]

  • 8 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    An annual coastal maintenance work to ensure safe navigation at Mandurah Ocean Entrance and to widen Town Beach is officially underway, the Government of Western Australia’s Department of Transport (DoT) announced today.  DoT General Manager of Coastal Infrastructure, Steve Jenkins, said that the annual sand bypassing and replenishment project, funded by the State Government and […]

  • 3 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Virginia Beach Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project is moving forward, with 120,000 cubic yards of sand placed onto the beach so far.  “Several Baltimore District employees are assisting with the Virginia Beach Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project, a joint effort by Virginia Beach City Government and Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of […]

  • 30 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Weeks Marine, Inc. dredge, the B.E. Lindholm, has begun works on the Ocean County storm damage reduction project in Toms River. The dredger arrived on Sunday, and after a day of preparations and setting up, started the Ortley Beach and Dune Replenishment project. According to local media, it took six days for the 297-foot hopper dredge to arrive […]

  • 17 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) is accepting proposals for the FY 2016 Conservation and Restoration Partnership fund until October 21, 2015. This year the Partnership Fund has dedicated $1 million to provide matching funds for projects aimed at coastal conservation and restoration. The state will use this funding to take advantage of grants, […]

  • 29 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The State Coastal Conservancy has awarded the County of Marin $415,000 to support a major sea-level rise vulnerability assessment for Marin’s San Francisco Bay shoreline and conceptual designs on wetland restoration at Bolinas Lagoon. The bay shoreline project, called Marin Bay Waterfront Adaptation Vulnerability Evaluation (aka Marin BayWAVE) will be fueled by a $250,000 grant […]

  • 6 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    A £6.3 million Environment Agency scheme to improve flood defenses on the River Humber at Albert Dock in Hull begins on Wednesday 12 November. The work will involve the construction of a 950-metre wall, one metre high, that will reduce the risk of flooding to hundreds of properties affected by last December’s tidal surge. A […]

  • 9 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    This year’s Western Dredging Association (WEDA) Eastern Chapter Meeting will take place on October 10-12 in Providence, Rhode Island. The conference will kickoff at 1:30pm on Tuesday, run all day Wednesday, until 5pm, and wrap-up with an ICHDMG session from 9am-noon on Thursday, reports WEDA. According to the organizers, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers […]

  • 11 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, has awarded Alaska Marine Excavation LLC a two-year maintenance dredging contract for the Nome Harbor. According to the FedBizOpps.gov, the $1.5 million contract was awarded on January 10, 2018. Under the deal, the contractor will be responsible for pre- and post-dredge surveys, annual maintenance dredging, and near shore placement of the […]