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  • 15 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    SeaRock, a new joint venture between Aggregate Industries and Earlcoate construction, has completed delivery of armor stone to protect Dorset’s West Bay, for principle contractor BAM Nuttall. The project was part of a £9 million coastal defense project, funded by Defra, West Dorset Council and Wessex Regional Flood Defence Committee. West Bay, on Dorset’s Jurassic […]

  • 18 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (August 12 – 18, 2019).   PAO Shipbuilding: Keel Laying Ceremony for New Dredger A keel laying ceremony for a non-self-propelled cutter suction dredger (CSD) – Project 4395 – took place yesterday at PAO Shipbuilding-Ship Repair Corporation (Gorodets, Nizhny Novgorod […]

  • 4 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Rock has been used for ports and coastal protection purposes for centuries – for dikes and breakwaters, groins and scour protection. Yet in the past several decades the uses of rock have taken on new dimensions in the execution of maritime infrastructure construction. Previously referred to as rock dumping, today the term Subsea Rock Installation […]

  • 8 June 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      SeeByte, the global leader in creating smart software technology for unmanned systems, has successfully integrated SeeTrack CoPilot to an SMD Fall-Pipe ROV, providing international dredging company Jan De Nul Group unsurpassed control and performance for sub-sea rock installation. Having expressed their customers’ requirements for accuracy, reliability and ease of use in controlling their Fall-Pipe […]

  • 30 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work to repair the damaged sea defenses at Southsea seafront started this morning, according to the Portsmouth City Council. Staff from Portsmouth City Council and the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership have been working hard over the extended bank holiday weekend to secure machinery and materials to stabilize the hole in the sea defenses. The hole appeared […]

  • 9 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Works to construct a temporary rock wall to protect coastal assets at Port Beach from erosion are currently underway, Western Australia’s Fremantle Council informs.  In December last year, the council approved the construction of a rock wall as the preferred interim measure to protect facilities including the change rooms, surf club annex and the Coast […]

  • 29 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    High waves battered the Nordic rock in the Deltares Delta Flume on the afternoon of Wednesday, 27 November, when Deltares was testing the strength of the non-bonded revetment on behalf of the Wadden Sea Dikes study program (POV-W). The same program has looked previously at bonded Nordic rock and the effect of transition structures (from […]

  • 13 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In its latest edition of Terra et Aqua, the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has released an article named ‘Modelling the effect of water depth on rock cutting processes with the use of discrete element method’. Whether it is for the construction of ports on new locations, the widening of canals through mountainous terrain or […]

  • 30 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    ABCO Marine Ltd has been contracted by Galliford Try for the construction of Fort Cumberland SST Sea Defenses. The project is to replace damaged sea defenses next to the historical Fort Cumberland site in Eastney, Portsmouth. ABCO sourced and procured the rock for the project, with vessels chartered to transport the rock armor from Norway for […]

  • 8 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Mackley has successfully completed a project to maintain the structural integrity of the harbor arm in the historic town of Hastings on the Sussex coast. The scheme, carried out on behalf of Hastings Borough Council, is designed to provide two important functions – to protect and retain the beach to the west, and protect the […]

  • 22 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Rock deliveries for the multi-million pound sea defense project at West Bay, West Dorset, are now complete, the local officials reported yesterday. Over the last two weeks, large rocks were delivered by barges to West Beach so that new and improved sea defenses can be constructed. In total, over 40,000 tonnes of rock was imported […]

  • 26 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The $193 million Port of Townsville Channel Upgrade Project  has undergone  a project milestone, with the delivery of more than half of the total rock required to build a protective sea wall. Over 375,000 tonnes of rock has now been supplied to the Port of Townsville to build the 2.2-kilometre sea wall that will eventually […]

  • 4 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dún Laoghaire – Rathdown County Council yesterday published the latest update on their Dun Laoghaire Baths – Rock Armor Project, saying that, as part of the construction of the new jetty, rock armor is required to be placed against it to provide protection from the sea.  The rock armor is arriving to the site by […]

  • 9 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has started work on its latest phase of major works to maintain the sea defenses between Sea Palling and Winterton. Timber and steel groynes which have reached the end of their working life are being replaced by rock groynes built from 10-15 tonne rocks, similar to those built over the last 15 […]

  • 29 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    There will be no week-day access to the Whyalla marina’s southern and sea-facing breakwaters for about two weeks next month, the South Australia’s City of Whyalla said in their latest release.  Local company Whyalla Earthworks will be continuing with second stage of the breakwater rock armor installation project that will strengthen the sea-facing breakwater. This […]

  • 30 June 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    A project to deepen the channel of the Vuosaari Harbor of the Port of Helsinki and the Vuosaari Harbor basin officially started earlier this month, the City of Helsinki reports. The scheme, conducted by Terramare Oy, will be implemented over two open-water seasons, when work on the channel will be carried out 24 hours. The […]

  • 10 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency and Dorset Council have partnered up to work on a new multi-million pound sea defense project at West Bay, West Dorset. Over the next two weeks, subject to weather and sea conditions, large rocks will be delivered by barges to West Beach so that new and improved sea defenses can be constructed. […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van Oord’s flexible fallpipe vessel Stornes has set a world record. During a period of four weeks, Stornes placed rock in water depths of up to 1,277 meters. The Subsea Rock installation works were executed in relation to the development of the Aasta Hansteen gas field and Polarled pipeline in the Norwegian Sea. Van Oord […]

  • 29 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The official opening of the £63 million Rossall Coastal Protection Scheme is set to take place on June 1st, reports the Environment Agency. The Wyre Council, together with the main contractor Balfour Beatty, has been replacing two kilometers of sea defenses, from Rossall Hospital to Rossall Point, in the coastal defense scheme that will protect 7,500 properties […]

  • 16 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The City of Whyalla, South Australia, has announced that the construction works on the third stage of the breakwater rock armor installation project are in full swing now. As reported, local company Whyalla Earthworks is continuing with the third stage of the breakwater project that will strengthen the inner-face of the breakwater. This work will […]

  • 11 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Proposals for a series of potential changes to a section of railway line in south Devon, bordered by steep cliffs on one side and the sea on the other, were officially published yesterday.  According to a Network Rail’s announcement, views are being sought from residents, communities, businesses and rail users as part of a public […]

  • 15 September 2010

    Approval of plans to dredge 8.8 acres of sea bed and excavate sand and rock at Bell Island in the Exuma Cays Land and Sea Park is … By Megan Reynolds (tribune242) [mappress] Source: tribune242, September 15, 2010;

  • 6 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    East Devon District Council has mobilized a sea defense project to protect the seafront at Exmouth, where recent inspections showed emergency repairs were needed, WM Plant Hire said in their latest release.  Structural sheet piling and rock armor were chosen as the preferred option to protect the existing sea wall from erosion. Kier has been appointed […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Working on behalf of Rother District Council, Fairlight Parish Council and the Environment Agency, Mackley recently started work on a scheme to provide protection from coastal erosion to the village of Fairlight in East Sussex. The latest scheme, for which Mackley is principal contractor, comprises the construction of a third rock berm which will help protect […]

  • 12 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Working on behalf of the Environment Agency, Team Van Oord is making good progress on the latest phase of major works to maintain the sea defenses between Sea Palling and Winterton in North Norfolk. The latest phase is part of the Environment Agency’s long-term Coastal Management Plan to protect the coast in this part of […]

  • 21 December 2012

    Boskalis Offshore has been awarded in joint venture a contract by the international energy company Statoil for various rock installation works up to 600 meters water depth in the North Sea and the Norwegian Sea. The work comprises preparing the seabed for the installation of pipelines and other structures on the sea floor as well […]