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  • 10 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Minister for Ports David Hodgett today called on Labor to admit they have no plan for the future of ports in Victoria, proven by contradicting statements from the Opposition Leader and his Shadow Ministers. “Daniel Andrews must outline what the Labor Opposition’s position is to handle Victoria’s freight requirements into the future,” Mr Hodgett said. […]

  • 6 December 2011

    Since marine conservationists and developers who want to dig a deep-water channel for cruise liners have been unable to reach a mutually beneficial agreement, Cornwall’s Euro MP insists on finding a sound solution. A potential damage to underwater algae, which acts as a nursery for fish, has postponed the dredging of Falmouth harbor. Chancellor George […]

  • 28 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is partnering with the Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) and the City of East Providence to test the effectiveness of “living shoreline” erosion controls at Rose Larisa Park. The construction contract was awarded to SumCo Eco-Contracting of Salem, Mass. through a competitive bidding process. The project is funded in […]

  • 16 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Mud Cat Dredges has just released this beautiful photo of their new Mud Cat MC 40E electric radio remote control dredge system, taken during the cleanup works on a holding pond at a job site in Pennsylvania. Mud Cat was able to provide the dredge immediately from inventory and send a field service technician to […]

  • 6 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey Congressman Jeff Van Drew has announced a fix to a 2016 objection from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service that made it cost prohibitive for local towns to conduct a beach renourishment project that protects life and property from flood and coastal storm damage. The project impacts Avalon, Stone Harbor and North Wildwood. […]

  • 8 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Fijian Government has just announced that the dredging works on the 18 kilometer long Waidamu River are expected to start in the following days. According to their latest release, the Minister for Waterways and Environment, Dr. Mahendra Reddy, and Minister for Lands and Mineral Resources, Ashneel Sudhakar, commissioned the works in Waicoka Village, Tailevu, yesterday. […]

  • 7 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The latest Seafarers Happiness Index report, published by The Mission to Seafarers recently, has revealed that seafarers working onboard dredging vessels are the most satisfied in the global maritime industry. The report, which is produced in association with leading mutual P&I insurer the Shipowners’ Club, is based on the responses of thousands of seafarers across […]

  • 28 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work is well underway on the latest CEDA information paper on guidelines for assessing and evaluating environmental turbidity limits for dredging.  The main aim of the paper is to facilitate knowledge exchange on the topic, along with an assessment of which parameters should be included in the evaluation at a local level both in terms […]

  • 28 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Boats will return to the Grantham Canal stretch for the first time in 90 years after the dredging project is completed, reports the Canal & River Trust. The dredging works are taking place through a joint partnership with the Trust and Grantham Canal Society, with funding made possible thanks to the People’s Postcode Lottery. The project complements a separate […]

  • 19 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Piedroba Consulting Group (PCG), a Miami-based marine infrastructure consultancy firm specializing in project risk management, has continued to grow in 2018. Dredging Today recently caught up with Piedroba partners, Jelle Prins and Luis Prieto y Munoz, to review their 2018 and discuss Piedroba’s projections for 2019. DT: What notable changes did you experience in 2018? PCG (J. Prins): We have […]

  • 5 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    A dredger is a tool. For hundreds of years, this tool has been used to shape and manipulate the interface between land and water in order to support a variety of human activities, including navigation, coastal protection, flood risk management, as well as residential, commercial, agricultural and hydro-power development, the International Association of Dredging Companies […]

  • 16 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    By 2030 all main Polish rivers will be used for inland navigation, announced the Deputy Minister Anna Moskwa of Maritime Economy and Inland Waterways during recent ‘Transport Connects, Water Unites’ seminar in Warsaw. The seminar was organised on October 11th on the occasion of a Dutch water and maritime trade mission to Poland. According to […]

  • 11 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The USACE’s Buffalo District, Cleveland Port Authority and several Cleveland preservation groups recently signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA), resolving 20 years of debate over dredging the Cleveland Bulk Terminal and its impact on the Cleveland Huletts. Hulett Iron Ore Unloaders were enormous ore unloading machines, two of which stand where the Cuyahoga River flows […]

  • 23 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    North Dakota Senator, John Hoeven, yesterday announced that he has secured a provision in the Senate’s Water Resources and Development Act (WRDA) that supports the construction of comprehensive flood protection in the Red River Valley. Hoeven’s legislation will allow flood control structures under the updated comprehensive flood protection plan for the Fargo-Moorhead region to be […]

  • 24 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency Executive Director of Flood and Coastal Risk Management John Curtin recently explained how engineers and the environment are fighting together for a more flood resilient nation. Mr Curtin began by saying that in January, the Prime Minister launched the Government’s new national 25 year environment plan, “quite a moment for those of […]

  • 23 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Nick Zerwas, Member of the Minnesota House of Representatives, last week presented his legislation, HF2820, to the House Environment and Natural Resources Policy and Finance Committee. According to the official statement, the bill funds $1.5 million – with a local match – for the City of Elk River to dredge Lake Orono. “Lake Orono is a […]

  • 19 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    HR Wallingford, an independent civil engineering and environmental hydraulics organization, has just released a very interesting article named “Developing a new tool to optimize sea wall design”. Sea walls are designed to protect people, property and infrastructure from large waves that can occur when a severe storm happens at the same time as a high […]

  • 15 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Indiana House members recently approved a measure sponsored by State Rep. Scott Pelath that will mitigate erosion along Lake Michigan’s lakefront by using sand dredged from the lakebed. Yesterday, Gov. Eric Holcomb signed into law the Senate Bill (SB) 178 under which all clean sand dredged from the Lake Michigan will be used to replenish Northwest Indiana’s badly eroded […]

  • 9 March 2018
    Business & Finance

     Sea Transport Solutions (STS), part of the Sea Transport Corporation group of companies, which own, operate and construct marine vessels for commercial, pleasure and military application, has just released a very interesting video named ‘Australian Seabed Maintenance’. Seabed maintenance is a common sense strategy because the negative environmental impacts are minimal, while the positive […]

  • 8 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, recently joined 17 colleagues in sending a bipartisan letter to Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney and Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Army (Civil Works) R.D. James requesting sufficient funding for the Great Lakes Coastal Resiliency Study (GLCRS) in the Fiscal Year 2019 budget. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers proposed […]

  • 3 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Piedroba Consulting Group (PCG), a Miami-based marine infrastructure consultancy firm with an emphasis on dredging, has reported revenue growth in 2017. Dredging Today caught up recently with Piedroba partners, Jelle Prins and Luis Prieto y Munoz, to discuss the impact they project for 2018. DT: Can you update us on the progress you have made […]

  • 2 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Mud Cat Dredges, a division of Ellicott Dredge Technologies (EDT), said in its latest announcement that the Greensville County Water and Sewer has purchased another Mud Cat MC-20E for their wastewater treatment plant. EDT has designed the Mud Cat™ product line to allow for remote control of the dredging operation via a portable hand-held transmitter […]

  • 7 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Southold Town has joined the New York State’s lawsuit to block the dumping of dredge spoils in the Long Island Sound. Last month, New York State sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over a plan to allow dumping up to 53 million cubic yards of dredge material in eastern LI Sound. “In the mid-1970s, famous […]

  • 6 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Seafloor Integrity is one of the qualitative descriptors of the Good Environmental Status (GES) in the marine environment, as described in the Marine Strategy Framework Directive (MSFD), the Central Dredging Association (CEDA) said in its latest release. As this descriptor is directly linked to dredging works and marine construction a working group has been set […]

  • 4 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The proposed federal budget for 2018 includes drastic cuts in funding for Great Lakes programs. It calls on the eight states bordering the lakes to fund a wide array of programs designed to safeguard the lakes and protect public health and ecosystems. U.S. President Donald Trump also proposed deep funding cuts in Great Lakes programs […]

  • 4 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    North Myrtle Beach Mayor, Marilyn Hatley, acting in her role as Vice Chairperson of the South Carolina Beach Advocates organization, traveled to Columbia, SC on March 31 to participate in a hearing on “Dedicated State Funding for Beach Preservation”. During her remarks, Mayor Hatley said that the economic benefits resulting from beach preservation or renourishment […]

  • 3 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Environment experts from Southampton Solent University have been using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) to provide the National Trust (NT) with information on the erosion and deposition of the environmentally sensitive area they manage at East Head near West Wittering. East Head is a significantly dynamic coastal feature at the western side of the mouth to […]

  • 8 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis has just announced that they achieved an operating net profit of EUR 276 million in 2016. Including non-cash impairment charges of EUR 840 million after tax the company reported a net loss of EUR 564 million (2015: net profit of EUR 440 million). Revenue declined by 20 per cent to EUR 2.60 billion (2015: EUR 3.24 billion). Adjusted for consolidation, […]

  • 6 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Lois Frankel, with fellow members of the Florida Congressional delegation, has introduced the Sand Acquisition, Nourishment and Development (SAND) Act. During the last week, Senator Marco Rubio introduced a companion bill in the Senate. If passed, the SAND Act will repeal archaic law that does not allow communities to buy sand from the Bahamas […]