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  • 29 October 2012

    Gillard Government has announced yesterday that irrigation communities in the Riverland will benefit from additional water projects and industry support. Minister for Water, Tony Burke, said the additional support reflects the economic and environmental challenges facing the irrigation industry and communities along the South Australian River Murray. “South Australian farmers are some of the most […]

  • 28 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Col. Jason Kirk, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District, spoke to reporters briefly following a meeting with U.S. Rep. Brian Mast in Port St. Lucie last week.  Col. Kirk met with the congressman to provide the latest information related to the Corps’ review of options under consideration to meet the state […]

  • 11 August 2020

    Nanjing Deers Industrial Co., Ltd is focusing on producing dredging pipeline, marine rubber fender and other marine products for over 15 years. Committed to innovation and a strong global presence, we are currently looking for dedicated, passionate, self-motivated area Sales Manager to join our team. If you’re ready for a new challenge with high earning […]

  • 14 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    A project which saw the rapid restoration of a number of assets damaged by unprecedented flooding, including fluvial structures and coastal defenses, has been nominated for two awards. The Asset Recovery Program South East – comprising the Environment Agency and Team Van Oord (a joint venture partnership between Royal HaskoningDHV, Van Oord, Kier and Mackley […]

  • 10 April 2012

    State MP Fiona Simpson has welcomed news that a heavier duty barge is to be deployed to Mooloolah River mouth to help address the dangerous sand build up. MSQ have confirmed the dredge to arrive on April 13 subject to weather conditions. “It is needed urgently as the current dredge had been unable to handle […]

  • 14 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), ‪Buffalo‬ District, awarded a $2.3 million contact to SAF Inc. of Akron, Ohio, July 23rd, to conduct maintenance repairs to Buffalo confined disposal facility dike (‪CDF‬) 4. The work began on August 3rd and is scheduled to continue through the end of the 2016 construction season. The CDF […]

  • 20 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Staff with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, continue to report no significant issues of concern following inspections of the Herbert Hoover Dike that surrounds Lake Okeechobee in south Florida. “The safety of the people living and working around Lake Okeechobee remains our highest priority,” said Col. Jason Kirk, Jacksonville District Commander. “We […]

  • 19 December 2012

    Moody’s Investors Service has affirmed an A1 rating for the South Carolina Ports Authority’s (SCPA) outstanding debt and provided a stable outlook, citing the agency’s strong operating history, favorable financial performance and distinct advantages such as deep water. The ratings update said that due to the SCPA’s competitive advantages, such as proximity to open ocean, […]

  • 26 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port of Antwerp International (PAI), the consultancy and investment subsidiary of Antwerp Port Authority, has been appointed by the Council of Ministers of the West African country of Benin to modernize the Port of Cotonou. “This port is the economic heart of Benin, handling an annual freight volume of around 12 million tonnes. In the […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    X-Subsea has recently completed a scope of work off the West African coast delivering a unique and innovative solution to their client for shore approach trenching. The project scope of work involved the trenching of a 10” pipeline close to the shore with a target burial depth of 2 m for a distance of 18.4 km. […]

  • 27 July 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Sierra Gold is engaged in the exploration and development of gold and diamond properties in West Africa. The Birimian greenstone belt of West Africa has had a long history of gold mining and prospecting. The region has been one of the fastest gold producing areas worldwide. Mining operations: •SGCP currently has one dredge in operation […]

  • 6 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Nags Head’s beach nourishment is now underway with the Dredge Ellis Island pumping sand onto the beach just south of Limulus Street, reports the Town of Nags Head, NC. According to the report, the Town is conducting a 90-120 day-long beach nourishment maintenance project, which started May 1, 2019. The current schedule calls for the […]

  • 19 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Deltares has signed an agreement with four Kenyan parties to work together in the field of sustainable water and soil management. Deltares and the four Kenyan organisations will be sharing their expertise in the field of water, the subsurface and infrastructure. Kenya faces challenges with water resulting from a range of factors such as climate […]

  • 13 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) approved in December a $40.8 million loan to the Republics of Benin and Togo to finance the upgrade of a four-lane 30 kilometer road section linking the capitals of both countries, as well as an important program of coastal protection. Located on the major axis linking Togo and Benin, […]

  • 20 July 2012

    The Board of Directors of the Chisago Lakes Lake Improvement District approved funds for channel dredging between North and South Lindstrom Lakes, reports chisagocountypress. Channel dredging is a part of of the Highway 8 reconstruction project. South Lindstrom Lake, which is located in southern Chisago County within the cities of Lindstrom and Chisago City, is […]

  • 14 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dare County recently announced that Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company completed beach nourishment operations in the Town Southern Shores on august 6th and is now focusing efforts in the town of Kitty Hawk. According to the latest video update, GLDD is pumping south from the subline landing located just south of the Kitty Hawk pier. Over […]

  • 12 April 2013

    The Grogol River dredging project, located in South Jakarta, is currently underway, reports beritajakarta.com. Regarding this cleanup project, Irvan Amtha, the Head of South Jakarta Water Management Public Works Sub-Department, stated: “We use amphibian excavator because the river is wide enough, together with regular excavators to transport the sedimentation and wastes onto a truck to […]

  • 26 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, resumed work on the Union Dike levee breach repair, near Valley, Nebraska, after a one day weather-caused delay. The breach has been closed and work continues to build the levee to meet federal standards. Work is expected to take a total of six work days to complete […]

  • 15 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Alan Lowenthal has helped secure an additional $7.74 million for much-needed dredging of the Queensway Bay channel, which sits at the mouth of the Los Angeles River in Long Beach. The funding is in addition to more than $5 million already secured by the Congressman and the City of Long Beach for initial dredging […]

  • 15 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Philippines’ Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) released military surveillance photos of Chinese land reclamation project at Mabini Reef. This series of photographs, gathered from the Philippine intelligence sources, shows in stages the extensive reclamation by China on Mabini Reef (Johnson South Reef), DFA said. These actions are considered destabilizing and in violation of the […]

  • 29 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Coastal bird populations face multiple threats, including habitat loss and degradation, human disturbance, increased predation and sea level rise, the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) said in its latest release.  In fact, their populations have declined by 70 percent during the last forty to sixty years, according to SCDNR. South Carolina is a critical […]

  • 4 November 2009
    Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    JAKARTA: The city administration plans to buy river-dredging ships and will propose it in the 2010 city budget, an official says… Source: The Jakarta Post, November 4, 2009;

  • 21 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The New York Canal Corporation has just announced an update on the upper Hudson River dredging project. This capital cleanup program, administered by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and General Electric (GE), will be in progress during the 2015 Navigation Season between the confluence of the Mohawk River and Lock C-8 in Fort Edward. […]

  • 3 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Iron County Forestry and Parks has just released the latest update on their Saxon Harbor development project, saying that the harbor is beginning to take shape. “We have the north and south walls completed and the west wall in the south basin will begin on Monday,” said the County. The channel and the north basin […]

  • 30 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and NOAA’s Office for Coastal Management has announced more than $43 million in grants to improve the resilience of local communities and wildlife habitat in the face of increasingly severe and frequent natural disasters. The grants will support natural and nature-based infrastructure that will help people and wildlife recover […]

  • 5 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has started discussions with EDF Energy about a new marine licence application to dispose of dredged material from the Bristol Channel into a disposal site off the coast of Cardiff, South Wales. EDF has submitted its plan to NRW for the sampling and testing of the sediment from the construction site […]