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  • 21 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    New leadership is taking over the Association of Canadian Port Authorities (ACPA) as it launches a nationwide effort to bolster port infrastructure and navigate the shifting tides of global trade. Following two fruitful days of networking and discussions on the future of the Canadian maritime industry at its annual conference and AGM in Bathurst, NB, […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port Metro Vancouver, the federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans, the B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, the Corporation of Delta, and the City of Richmond together celebrate the milestone of a $10-million collaboration to dredge the lower Fraser River in Ladner Harbor, Deas Slough, Sea Reach and Cannery Channel. Dredging involves the careful removal […]

  • 31 July 2012

    The Chair of the Association of Canadian Port Authorities (ACPA), Robin Silvester, has announced statement on the US Federal Maritime Commission report: “A Study of U.S. Inland Containerized Cargo Moving Through Canadian and Mexican Seaports”. “Canadian port authorities operate as financially independent entities that compete effectively with ports across North America. While U.S. ports fund […]

  • 18 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Vital channels in the Fraser River in Steveston and Ladner will be kept navigable and continue to facilitate economic activity as a result of unprecedented collaborative work bringing together a $10 million joint commitment announced yesterday  by Port Metro Vancouver, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, the B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, the Corporation […]

  • 1 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Chatham Rock Phosphate is appointing three new directors who will contribute valuable expertise and experience to the company in the run up to applying for a marine consent later this year and on-going financing of operations. They are senior Royal Boskalis executive Ko de Blaeij, marine mining entrepreneur Robert Goodden and eminent ocean scientist Dr […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A public meeting about the River Thames will take place at Erith Yacht Club, Anchor Bay Wharf, Manor Road, Erith, Kent, DA8 2AD on Wednesday 18 June 2014 at 6.30pm. This meeting will be an opportunity to put questions and issues about the Thames direct to senior staff from the Port of London Authority (PLA). […]

  • 18 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Scarborough Borough Council has approved the appointment of a contractor to design a scheme to repair and improve Robin Hood’s Bay’s main coastal defense asset. Previous studies have shown that the concrete seawall in the popular Yorkshire coast village is in poor condition and has an estimated serviceable life of approximately ten years, said the […]

  • 27 July 2010

    Works starts soon on three Pinellas County beaches that are scheduled to be replenished with sand. Officials say the oil spill means that… By Robin Sussingham (wusf) [mappress] Source: wusf, July 28, 2010;

  • 17 June 2011

    The Patriot has learned through reliable sources that the city of Warner Robins has been fined in excess for the work done on the Bay Gall… By HOLLIE THRASHER (warnerrobinspatriot) [mappress] Source: warnerrobinspatriot, June 17, 2011

  • 23 February 2011

    Demolition began Tuesday on a dam over the 12 Mile River in Pickens County. It’s part of a clean-up project, after cancer-causing agents … By ROBIN KANADY (wspa) [mappress] Source: wspa, February 23, 2011

  • 20 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    IHC Robbins, specialized in the heavy minerals mining and processing, metallurgical testwork, practical engineering and specialized equipment, is further strengthening its position on the West Coast through the appointment of Mr Greg Jones. Mr Jones is the company’s Resource & Business Development Manager. He is based in IHC’s office in Perth and is a highly regarded […]

  • 15 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    After Robbins Technology Group (RTG) joined forces with Royal IHC in November 2015 and strengthened its position on the West Coast of Australia last year, IHC Robbins has now become a wholly owned subsidiary of the company. This move proves IHC’s commitment to the mining industry, and further confirms its added value throughout the mining […]

  • 22 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Cotswold Canals Trust’s dredger ‘Augustus Gloop’ is now in action on the Thames & Severn Canal between Ham Mill Lock and Hope Mill. The vintage German built machine has been part of the CCT maintenance fleet since it was purchased back in the 1970s. It has undergone a number of refits and upgrades over […]

  • 12 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, will extend the public scoping comment period to February 29, 2016 for the General Reevaluation Report to determine the feasibility of widening and deepening the Mobile Harbor channel to its authorized dimensions based on the request of several different entities. “This is the first step in the […]

  • 9 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IHC Robbins has been awarded the Front End Engineering Design (FEED) for the first commercial scale Mineral Separation Plant at an oil sands operator by their client Titanium Corporation Inc. based in Calgary, AB, Canada. Commenting this, Matt Robbins, Senior Project Manager for the CVW™ MSP Project, said: “This project has been some 15 years […]

  • 17 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Robbins Rest Coastline Resiliency Project which is aimed to reduce significant coastal erosion threat on Fire Island has been completed now. According to Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, the contractors have completed all emergency repairs of Robbins Rest on Fire Island. The work on the project that will address coastal erosion and improve coastal resiliency in the area began in […]

  • 22 October 2012

    The dredging project at the St John’s Harbour should start at the end of the winter cruise season in early 2013. Chairman of the St John’s Development Corporation (SJDC) Sylvester Browne stated: “It cannot be done before the season, but right after the season dies out, they can start the job. Cabinet has located the […]

  • 20 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    China Communications Construction Company Limited (CCCC) is making good progress with the construction of the first three berths for the new Lamu Port. According to the Lamu Port-South Sudan-Ethiopia-Transport (Lapsset) Corridor Development Authority director general Sylvester Kasuku, the dredging work on the project is well underway. “The construction of the entire port project is at 42% with the first […]

  • 28 February 2011

    The DuPage River Storm Water-Concerned Group is writing mission statements, setting talking points and designing leaflets as they gear up… By Robyn Monaghan More info: plainfield [mappress] Source: plainfield, February 28, 2011;

  • 15 February 2012

      As a senior manager for a site development company, Hernando Beach resident Phil Rubin knows a few things about construction jobs… By Barbara Behrendt (tampabay) [mappress] Source: tampabay, February 15, 2012; Image: hernando

  • 2 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC has expanded its activities with the acquisition of Robbins Technology Group (RTG) in Brisbane, Australia, and Fraser Hydraulic Power (FHP) in the UK. With these latest acquisitions, IHC has expanded its offshore rental fleet and gained a stronger foothold in the mining market respectively. Bram Roelse, IHC’s CEO, said: “These acquisitions, both effective […]

  • 21 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Over the course of 2018, Royal IHC has strengthened its mining activities by securing a number of important partnerships. In July, IHC Robbins – a wholly owned subsidiary of IHC – announced that it had entered into a Heads of Agreement with Dome Gold Mines based in Australia. In the same country, IHC signed a […]

  • 12 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, U.S. Army, chief of engineers, presented Dave Robbins, Baltimore District geographer and study manager, with the 2015 Project Manager of the Year award at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Awards Ceremony, held at the Government Accountability Office in Washington, D.C., August 6, 2015. Robbins was the study manager […]

  • 27 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Town of Hilton Head Island has once again revised its schedule for the completion of the remaining segments of the Beach Renourishment Project. The revision comes as a result of weather related delays encountered since September 9, including the passage of Tropical Storm Julia, and unexpected mechanical repairs and the planned relocation of the dredge […]

  • 6 September 2010
    Business & Finance

    End of this year, Young CEDA is organizing several sessions for students and young professionals in Belgium and the Netherlands. The sessions focus on working in the dredging sector as a young professional. Young CEDA members from consultants, authorities and the industry will give an openhearted, inside view on their experiences during their first working […]

  • 16 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port of London Authority (PLA) is investing £3.5 million in new dry discharge system at CEMEX Northfleet Wharf, aimed to secure Thames river traffic and improve building materials throughputs at the site. The development will enable CEMEX Marine dredgers to discharge sand and gravel more efficiently for processing at the Northfleet site. CEMEX Marine dredgers […]