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  • 9 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Bobby Jindal signed SB 469 legislation that will help continue coastal restoration work and stop unnecessary, frivolous lawsuits. The bill is part of Governor Jindal’s 2014 Legislative Package. The Governor signed SB 469 to clarify that only entities authorized under the Coastal Zone Management Act (CZMA) may bring litigation to assert claims arising out […]

  • 1 March 2012

    Advocates of “clean marinas” testified before the General Assembly’s Commerce Committee Tuesday, urging support for a bill that would allow marinas that follow anti-pollution protocols to apply for grants that could pay 40 percent of dredging costs. “Long Island Sound provides more than $9 billion to the regional economy every year,” Leah Schmalz, director of […]

  • 7 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Last Thursday, at Maumee Bay State Park in Oregon, Gov. John R. Kasich signed S.B. 1, the legislation that should protect Lake Erie and Ohio’s water quality. The Greater Cleveland Partnership closely monitored the development of this legislation supporting the final version passed by the General Assembly.   Highlights of the bill include: Restricting open lake […]

  • 15 June 2012

    The Florida Ports Council released the following statement on Governor Rick Scott signing SB 1998 and HB 599 yesterday at Port of Miami. Both transportation bills contain critical ports funding and language creating an expedited hearing process for environmental resource permits. “Florida’s leadership is committed to making sure that our state is prepared to capture […]

  • 11 August 2010

    Adventus Group, a global remediation technology enterprise, announces that it has signed an agreement for establishment of a joint venture (JV) with S&B Industrial Minerals. The agreement was signed between Adventus Intellectual Property Inc. (Canada based parent company of Adventus Americas Inc. and EnviroMetal Technologies Inc.), and S&B Industrial Minerals GmbH (Germany based affiliate of […]

  • 21 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Hawai’i Tourism Authority (HTA) supports S.B. 497, which provides for matching funds for an environmental impact statement (EIS) associated with a planned beach renourishment project at Kaanapali Beach on the island of Maui. The Kaanapali Operations Association is ready to provide $400,000 in matching funds for the preparation of the EIS for this beach […]

  • 9 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Following the recent passage of S.B. 10 by the Florida Legislature, U.S. Congressman Brian Mast yesterday unveiled the Everglades FIRST (Flow Increases Rely on Storage and Treatment) Act. The bill will expedite the federal timeline for the completion of reports that are required before Everglades restoration projects, including the S.B. 10 southern reservoir, can move […]

  • 10 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    S. B. Submarine Systems Co., Ltd. (SBSS) is China has completed Panyu Trenching and Liwan Grouting project in South China Sea. After SBSS and its customer, COOEC, signed the contract, SBSS mobilized the Bold Maverick to serve its customer’s needs. The work included 8.4KM Pipeline trenching Work by REEF T8000 Trencher for three segments (Panyu) […]

  • 12 July 2013

    Inspired in large part by the harrowing experiences Connecticut’s shoreline residents lived through in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Irene and Hurricane Sandy, the General Assembly passed a comprehensive bill that aims to ease the permitting process for shoreline property owners. “In recent years, our state faced serious challenges after several storms brought flooding, power […]

  • 28 February 2011

      The bC India construction trade show, held February 8-11 in Mumbai, India, has met the expectations of the Liebherr Group. After three exhibition days, all Liebherr product areas that were present – i.e. earthmoving machinery, material handlers, mobile cranes, construction cranes, truck mixers and special foundation equipment – received important orders and Liebherr representatives […]

  • 26 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Last week, U.S. Senator David Vitter, the ranking member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, joined industry and Louisiana transportation officials for the release of a new economic impact report detailing the benefits of deepening the Mississippi River to 50 feet from its current 45-foot draft. The Big River Coalition and […]

  • 3 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Canadian Department of National Defense (DND) has awarded a $55.45 million contract to Pomerleau Inc. for the demolition of the existing “B” Jetty at Her Majesty’s Canadian Dockyard Esquimalt and preparing the site for future rebuilding work. The existing jetties, “A” and “B”, were originally designed for ships that were smaller and lighter than […]

  • 28 February 2012

    B.C.’s ports will be even more attractive to Canadian and international investors as the Province moves to make the existing cap on municipal port property tax rates permanent for designated ports. B.C. continues to build a tax structure that attracts investment. This commitment will encourage significant additional infrastructure expansion, allowing us to get Canadian goods […]

  • 28 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has granted a permit for the Fargo-Moorhead Flood Risk Management Project known as “Plan B.”  The permit approval followed the DNR’s completion of a supplemental environmental review that examined revisions to an earlier iteration of the project. The Fargo-Moorhead Diversion Authority now has the combined dam safety and public […]

  • 25 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Rolls-Royce has secured a landmark agreement to supply six of its new B33:45 medium-speed diesel generator sets to China’s Fuijan Mawei shipyard for configuration aboard the world’s first ever seabed mining vessel. The pioneering vessel, designed by Singapore’s SeaTech Solutions for Dubai-based owner Marine Assets Corporation (MAC), will be powered by six B33:45L9A engines to provide 31.4 megawatts of […]

  • 3 November 2010

    If Bridgeport Harbor is going to get the dredging it needs and deserves, it may be time to go to Plan B. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers… (ctpost) [mappress] Source: ctpost, November 3, 2010;

  • 18 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has awarded JAXPORT an additional $35.3 million in funding for the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening project. The funding will be used toward exercising the second phase of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ contract B, which will deepen the project’s next 2.5 miles. To date, the state of Florida has contributed […]

  • 16 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Following its take-over in April by Alewijnse Holding B.V., Alblasserdam-based Simnav B.V. has now merged with the Navigation and Communications department of Alewijnse Marine Systems to create Admarel B.V. All activities of both companies are now continuing under the new name. The name Admarel stands for advanced marine electronics. The combined company is now operating […]

  • 28 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Caterpillar recently delivered the Cat 6015B OEM Frontless Hydraulic Shovel that is being used for the Ashdod Port Development Project in Israel. The port, located about 40 kilometers south of Tel Aviv, is undergoing a substantial expansion to meet the forecast of a 40 percent increase in cargo traffic by 2021. Known as the Cat 6015B […]

  • 15 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Recently, CCCC has won the bid for Section I and II of Zone A1 and B1 reclamation works and the separation levee works of Phase 2 of the reclamation and soft foundation treatment project of the polder zone in Cangnan County, Zhejiang Province, with a total contract value of 498 million yuan and a construction […]

  • 14 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD), the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition and remediation services, announced the receipt of ‘Option B’ for the Miami Harbor Deepening Project. The $31.6 million option, which was awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, […]

  • 26 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has confirmed awarding the second Jacksonville Harbor Deepening contract (Contract B) to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC, of Oak Brook, Illinois. USACE awarded the base contract earlier this week in the amount of $113,167,400 with a total contract value of $209,813,750. Contract B will deepen […]

  • 11 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Baggerbedrijf De Boer B.V. (Dutch Dredging B.V.) recently joined the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) as a main member. Dutch Dredging is a medium-sized dredging company that is based in Sliedrecht, the Netherlands. It is an independent private company and the organization’s total scope of activities includes dredging, surveying and marine-related operations. “We are happy […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Los Angeles Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers presented its 2015 flood management project of the year award to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, for its Lower Santa Ana River Reach 9 Phase 2B project during ceremonies held last week. “We received numerous excellent projects to consider and selection […]

  • 29 May 2020

    Royal IHC has been awarded the contract for the engineering and equipment delivery for a new 6,540m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) for Weeks Marine Inc. This is an identical vessel to the MAGDALEN that was delivered in 2017. Part of the contract is the supply of key components as well as the provision of several […]

  • 12 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     BAM recently released the B1M video, documenting the company’s work in the Antarctic with the British Antarctic Survey and their partners. Building Below Zero: The World’s Most Extreme Construction Site follows BAM teams as they modernize existing infrastructure used for climate change research by polar scientists. Menno de Jonge explains, “BAM began its partnership […]