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  • 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 […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Department for Environment and Water Coastal Manager Dr Murray Townsend said recently that the loss of sand at West Beach is significant compared to other metropolitan beaches, and new research has shown that it is greater than previously estimated. “New approaches to address the issue in the long term have been outlined in a report […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Task Force will be holding a Working Group-sponsored public workshop for the Integrated Delivery Schedule (IDS) today, August 20 from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. at the South Florida Water Management District Headquarters in West Palm Beach. The updated Integrated Delivery Schedule will provide the sequencing of federally cost-shared Everglades […]

  • 3 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Construction continues to progress on the $60 million South East Flows Restoration Project (SEFRP) to reduce salinity in the Coorong, improve water flows to upper South East wetlands and reduce drainage outfall at Kingston. Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, Anne Ruston and SA Minister for Water and the River Murray, Ian Hunter said […]

  • 11 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Progress on the navigational dredging project within Oceanside Harbor continued last week with the contractor, CJW Construction, returning to the site to restart the operations. The contractor restarted the dredging on July 6th, and in just two days managed to remove some 5,000 cubic yards of material from the harbor’s entrance channels. To date, CJW has dredged about […]

  • 8 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Warri — Federal Government has been called upon to put on hold the proposed plan to dredge the River Niger even as the Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC) has been challenged to show what it has done for the development of oil bearing areas in the state. [mappress] Source: All Africa, January […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    CEDA African Section has announced that the next International Days of Dredging will take place in Casablanca, Morocco, from 26-28 September 2018. At least 60% of the world’s population today lives less than 60km from the coast and this figure is increasing due to a growing world population, migration, and urbanization. If unchecked, or poorly […]

  • 6 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Works on widening and deepening the Vridi Canal in Ivory Coast, implemented by China Communications Construction Company’s (CCCC) subsidiary China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC), are officially completed – eight months ahead of schedule. The inauguration ceremony of the expanded waterway took place on February 21, in the presence of Amadou Gon Coulibaly, the Prime Minister of the […]

  • 14 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Sand pumping to replenish the beaches between Kingston Park and Somerton Park is wrapping up ready for summer, informs the South Australian Department for Environment and Water (DEW). Around 100,000 cubic meters of sand has been successfully pumped via the sand recycling pipeline from Glenelg to the beaches between Kingston Park and Somerton Park. DEW […]

  • 10 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Eleven councils across South Australia have been granted a total of $2.2 million this year to help protect and conserve the state’s coastline, including from the impacts of climate change, Ian Hunter, Minister for Sustainability, Environment and Conservation said in its latest release. South Australia already has a number of policies and systems in place […]

  • 29 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Planning Minister Stephan Knoll announced today that the South Australian Government is giving Flinders Ports the green light to widen the Outer Harbor shipping channel to increase the region’s export capacity and grow the economy. In July 2017 Flinders Ports lodged a development application with the State Commission Assessment Panel (SCAP) to widen the existing Outer […]

  • 19 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Alaska Department of Natural Resources has scheduled public meetings on Wednesday, June 14, and Thursday, June 15, to discuss facility improvement projects along the Kasilof River. The June 14 meeting will be held in Soldotna in the Community Room of the Joyce K. Carver Memorial Public Library, and the June 15 meeting will be in […]

  • 7 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Recently, a team of operations specialists and maintainers from Richards Bay Minerals successfully completed a Dredging Process Training at the Training Institute for Dredging (TID), The Netherlands. During the one week training programme, several key aspects of the dredging process were addressed in order to optimise the use of their dredge mining equipment. Richards Bay […]

  • 19 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI’s) new terminal, located at Matadi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, is on schedule to open for business in August 2016. The new terminal will deliver purpose-designed container handling capacity coupled with modern general cargo handling and storage facilities. Matadi is situated on the left bank of the Congo River […]

  • 7 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (May 1-7, 2017).   Damen Cutter Suction Dredger 350 Delivered to Heuvelman Ibis A Damen cutter suction dredger (CSD) 350 has been delivered from Damen Dredging Equipment in Nijkerk, the Netherlands, to start work on a canal dredging assignment in […]

  • 18 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Marshall Liberal Government is set to secure South Australia’s vulnerable coastline including a long-term solution to devastating erosion at West Beach thanks to significant funding in the 2019-20 State Budget. The 2019-20 State Budget delivers $52.4 million in funding over four years to improve both metropolitan and regional coasts which act as the state’s […]

  • 8 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    In Ivory Coast, DEME Group recently completed a challenging capital dredging project for the extension of the Port of San Pedro, the second largest port in the country. “With our trailing suction hopper dredgers ‘Marieke’ and ‘Orwell’ we deepened the access channel and executed land reclamation works for a new port terminal,” said DEME. “Over […]

  • 17 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Buffalo District is repairing 625 feet of a 1,000 foot degraded section of the Buffalo Harbor south breakwater. Repairs are scheduled for completion in Fall 2020, said USACE in their latest project update. The 10,200-foot Buffalo south breakwater protects the Buffalo Harbor and nearby dredged sediment confined disposal facilities […]

  • 14 September 2010

    China Harbour Engineering Company Ltd (“CHEC’’) and Sundance Resources Ltd (“Sundance”) are pleased to announce that they have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) to establish the scope, cost and delivery programme for the proposed bulk materials port at Lolabe, Republic of Cameroon. The Port is needed to support Sundance’s Mbalam Project in Cameroon […]

  • 1 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Starting from mid-February, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will be conducting repairs to the North Jetty at the Mouth of the Columbia River. The jetty, North Jetty Road and nearby parking lots will be closed to public access from Feb. 12 – Oct. 30, 2018 and March 17 – Nov.1, 2019. Benson and Waikiki […]

  • 22 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    IHC Merwede Holds Naming Ceremony for Dredger ITALENI The South African company Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has named its 750m3 grab hopper dredger, ITALENI, during a special ceremony hosted by the shipbuilder IHC Merwede.    Maldives: Hulhumalé Land Reclamation Contract Awarded A US$50 million contract for dredging and reclamation work in Hulhumalé has been […]

  • 17 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    TerraSond has been selected by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to provide hydrographic surveying services anywhere in the U.S under a new five-year contract, the company announced yesterday. Under the new contract beginning in 2015, TerraSond will provide comprehensive, modern hydrographic surveys in assigned areas to support NOAA’s nautical charting mission, which includes […]

  • 5 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) has taken delivery of a new survey craft as the latest acquisition in its Dredging Services division’s ongoing fleet replacement program. Carl Gabriel, Executive Manager for TNPA’s Dredging Services division, said that the new vessel is replacing the South African port landlord’s existing Survey Craft, Swift, which is 32 years […]

  • 7 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Turkish Albayrak Group has released a video about the future development plan for the Somalia Mogadishu International Port. In order to transform the port into a world class facility, the group has embarked on an ambitious development program that will give the Mogadishu Port a central position in Eastern Africa market. The plan calls for investments in port’s infrastructure, […]

  • 1 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Latin American Delegation of the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) is working on the newest edition of the Latin American Congress of Ports that will take place in the city of Arica, Chile, from November 30th through December 3rd this year. Every year more than 400 port leaders and international experts make this […]