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  • 1 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Great Lakes Commission (GLC), U.S. Rep. Jack Bergman and others last week celebrated the completion of the Little Rapids Restoration Project at an event in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. The project, which reestablished the flow of water to the Little Rapids for the first time in more than 50 years, was led by the GLC in coordination with […]

  • 1 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Western Dredging Association (WEDA) recently presented the 2017 Annual Dredger of the Year Award to Anthony Binsfeld in recognition of his life’s work in advancing the dredging industry. During its annual meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, WEDA recognized Dr. Donald Hayes, PE, BCEE, for his outstanding contributions to the dredging community and to the Western Dredging Association. Through his […]

  • 31 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The preparations for the first ever Dredging Today Conference (DTC), which will offer a forward-looking agenda for the dredging industry, are progressing according to schedule.  We are pleased to announce that DTC will be moderated by Alexander Verbeek, an Associate at the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) and the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI). He has been […]

  • 23 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Texas Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton called on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers last week to prioritize the Corpus Christi Ship Channel Improvement Project.  The project, which will deepen the 36-mile ship channel to 52 feet (MLT) Mean Low Tide from the current 45 feet MLT, is critically important to the people of Texas, America’s […]

  • 22 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard said in its latest announcement that they are establishing two safety zones to facilitate the deepening of the main navigational channel in the Delaware River on or about August 30, 2017, through March 15, 2018. During this time, the dredgers Essex and Charleston, owned by Norfolk Dredging Company, will be dredging […]

  • 22 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Around 10,000 tonnes of silt is set to be removed from the tidal basin at Sharpness Dock in Gloucestershire during a dredging project this week, the Canal and River Trust said in its latest release.  The Trust is carrying out the work to ensure that the gateway from the River Severn into the Gloucester and […]

  • 18 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Stakeholders, customers and elected officials were guests of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, for the annual Missouri River tour August 16. The purpose of the trip aboard the district’s barge is to provide a first-hand look at the Civil Works projects the district builds and maintains along the Missouri River and […]

  • 14 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Arcadis, a design and consultancy firm for natural and built assets, has been awarded an approximate $11.6 million contract by the City of Norfolk, Virginia, to protect Ohio Creek communities against future flooding and continued sea level rise. The city received a $115 million grant to transform the Ohio Creek Watershed. The grant follows a […]

  • 14 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Sander Dekker, sustainability manager at Van Oord, has confirmed his participation to our first Dredging Today Conference (DTC). During the event, Dekker will take part in the session ‘Climate Change and Its Impact on Dredging’. DTC, set to take place on 9 and 10 October 2017 at Amsterdam RAI, will offer a forward-looking agenda for the industry addressing economic, […]

  • 10 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    John Mackenzie, Business Development Director at National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), has confirmed his participation to our first Dredging Today Conference (DTC). During the event, Mr Mackenzie will address new trends and opportunities in urban development and seaborne trade, including the details about the NMDC’s work on the new Suez Canal project. We are also honored to […]

  • 8 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today Conference (DTC) proudly confirms Maurice De Kok, Business Development Manager at Van Oord, as speaker during the event. Mr. De Kok will take part in the session named ‘Which current trends are your best friends?’. DTC, set to take place on 9 and 10 October 2017 at Amsterdam RAI, will offer a forward-looking agenda for the industry […]

  • 6 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Canada is about to invest in twelve fishing harbors in Eastern Newfoundland and Labrador, reported the government last Friday. According to the government, small craft harbors play an important role in providing coastal communities and the commercial fishing industry with safe and accessible facilities. With approximately 42,500 Canadians employed in this sector, the […]

  • 3 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The countdown has begun for the first ever Dredging Today Conference that will take place on 9 and 10 October 2017 at Amsterdam RAI Convention Center, under the theme ‘Changing Climate, Resilient Business’. We are pleased to announce that Mr Erik van der Blom, Development and Innovation Manager at Royal IHC, has just confirmed his participation to our first Dredging Today Conference […]

  • 2 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Indian Infrastructure magazine has just announced that their 8th annual conference on ‘Dredging in India’ will take place on September 6-7, at The ITC Maratha, Mumbai. In the past few years, dredging has emerged as a distinct industry in itself. The industry is being driven largely by the growing dredging requirements at Indian ports […]

  • 1 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today Conference (DTC) proudly confirms Mark van Zanten, Senior Project Manager at Royal HaskoningDHV, as speaker during the event. DTC, set to take place on 9 and 10 October 2017 at Amsterdam RAI, will offer a forward-looking agenda for the industry addressing economic, social and environmental challenges and the capabilities of the dredging industry to tackle […]

  • 31 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded final contract for Delaware River deepening project – Upper Reach B – to Norfolk Dredging Company in the amount of $50.2 million.  This represents the 10th and final dredging contract for the Delaware River Main Channel Deepening Project, deepening the Delaware River federal navigation channel from 40 […]

  • 27 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The preparations for the first annual Dredging Today Conference, which will take place on 9 and 10 October 2017 at Amsterdam RAI, are progressing according to schedule. We are pleased to announce that Richard Brakenhoff, Industry analyst at Rabobank, has confirmed his participation to our first Dredging Today Conference (DTC). Mr Brakenhoff has worked as an […]

  • 14 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Olivier Marcus, Product Director Dredging at Damen Shipyards Gorinchem, has just confirmed his participation to our first Dredging Today Conference (DTC). The Damen Group, gold sponsor of DTC, is a Dutch defense, shipbuilding, and engineering conglomerate company based in Gorinchem, the Netherlands. The Dredging Today Conference will offer a forward-looking agenda for the industry addressing economic, social and environmental challenges and […]

  • 10 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) and the Belgium based Dredging International (DEME Group) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to co-operate in the further deepening of the Congo River, DR Congo.  With the Democratic Republic of Congo Government’s (DRC) support, the parties intend to deepen the Congo River, in phases, to an eventual […]

  • 6 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Contractors have begun an environmental cleanup project to remove contamination at the Harris Avenue Shipyard site on Bellingham Bay, reported yesterday Washington State Department of Ecology. According to WDOE, crews will remove contaminated sediment, soil, and treated wood from a portion of the site. The contamination is from past shipbuilding and maintenance activities, and is not related […]

  • 5 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Southwest of Sri Lanka in the Indian Ocean lies the Maldives, a country spread over some 1,200 small, sandy islands, only 196 of which are inhabited. One third of the country’s 350,000 inhabitants live in the capital of Male. The city is getting congested and there is not enough space to house the families coming […]

  • 4 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Rob van Dorland, Senior Adviser Climate at KNMI (Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute) has just confirmed his participation to our first Dredging Today Conference. During the event, which will take place on 9 and 10 October 2017 at Amsterdam RAI, Van Dorland will address the effects of climate change, most notably melting ice caps and rising sea levels […]

  • 28 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has awarded a contract for maintenance dredging of the Detroit River. The contract, worth more than $738.000, was awarded to Luedtke Engineering Company, of Frankfort, Michigan. “This important dredging project will help maintain a key Great Lakes navigational channel to keep cargo moving – products like iron […]

  • 28 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The preparations for the first ever Dredging Today Conference (DTC), which will offer a forward-looking agenda for the dredging industry, are in full swing now. With just about three months left to DTC, Dredging Today took the opportunity to talk with Ms. Femke Perlot-Hoogeveen, Conference Manager, about the upcoming event. DT: The first ever Dredging Today […]

  • 21 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Local officials and special guest Lt. Governor Karen Polito gathered recently to celebrate the opening of the brand-new T-Wharf in Plymouth, MA with a ribbon cutting ceremony for the newly constructed project. The new T-Wharf is twice the size of the previous pier, measuring at 18,360 square feet, and will play a vital role in […]

  • 21 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is carrying out ground investigation and topographic surveys to help develop suitable proposals to manage the risk of flooding in Calstock, Cornwall, from the River Tamar. According to EA, the existing flood embankment provides an important role in reducing flood risk in Calstock, but surveys have shown it is in a poor […]