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  • 31 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a $5.9 million maintenance dredging contract earlier this week for portions of the Intracoastal Waterway (IWW) in St. Johns and Flagler counties to Southwind Construction Corporation of Evansville, Indiana. It is expected that the dredging operations will start in September and take approximately six months to complete. The work […]

  • 18 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The city of South Padre Island is about to receive $$1.25 million from the Coastal Erosion Planning and Response Act (CEPRA) Grant for the city’s beach renourishment project. This was announced by Reuben Treviño, Coastal Resource and Parks Administrator, following last week’s Shoreline Task Force meeting. According to the Texas General Land Office (GLO), the purpose of the CEPRA Program is […]

  • 14 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    As a result of weather related delays encountered since August 15, including the passage of Tropical Storm Hermine, the Town of Hilton Head Island has revised the schedule for the completion of the remaining segments of the Beach Renourishment Project. Work on the southern half of the central oceanfront beach will continue to advance northward […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The successful and highly appreciated Simulator Training is brought to South Africa for the first time, in a joint effort by IHC Marine and Mineral Processing (IHC MMP) and the Training Institute for Dredging. The training will run for three consecutive weeks, starting March 16, 2015. Each training takes 3 days. After a successful series […]

  • 3 July 2012

    The Mediterranean Shipping Company’s vessel MSC Sola is expected to arrive off Durban in the early hours of Wednesday, according to the IOL News. This vessel weighs 131,771 tons and has the length of three-and-a-half rugby fields. Fully loaded it is capable of carrying 11,660 standard containers. IOL News reports that when the MSC Sola […]

  • 18 October 2010

    Wetlands and dredging experts have warned that the long term rehabilitation project of Bruma Lake, in eastern Johannesburg, should start … By Imraan Karolia (eyewitnessnews) [mappress] Source: eyewitnessnews, October 18, 2010;

  • 22 June 2010

    With this year’s wet season nearing, government officials are on high alert for flooding, especially in the construction areas along the…   [mappress] Source: The China Post, June 22, 2010;

  • 2 June 2011

    The R5.4-billion expansion of Cape Town harbour’s container terminal is on track for completion within budget and ahead of schedule… (southafrica) [mappress] Source: southafrica, June 2, 2011  

  • 23 December 2011

    The Camps Drift canal has finally been de-silted, which not only helps Msunduzi retain its status as a top canoeing centre, but also reduces the risk of flooding. The task was undertaken by the KwaZulu-Natal Canoeing Union (KZNCU) using a R1 million payment it received from the national lottery. This was more than a year […]

  • 13 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has came up with the final cleanup plan for removal of PCBs from Bound Brook in South Plainfield, NJ. “This multi-million dollar cleanup will help restore the environment and protect public health in South Plainfield, NJ,” said EPA Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck. “This toxic legacy is on its way […]

  • 24 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Jacksonville District and St. Johns County Government Connection celebrated the groundbreaking of the Vilano and South Ponte Vedra Beach restoration project yesterday. “The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has entered into another enduring partnership with St. Johns County to protect and preserve America’s Atlantic coastline over the next 50 years,” said Jacksonville District […]

  • 24 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Property owners on the southern tip of Litchfield Beach, South Carolina, are seeking state and federal permits to pump up to 700,000 cubic yards of offshore sand along nearly a mile of beachfront, Coastal Observer informs.  The project, proposed by the Peninsula Property Owners Association, includes building a 6-foot tall dune along 4,000 feet of […]

  • 10 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) was joined by Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) in leading 22 members of Congress from both parties in sending a letter to the Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water urging full funding for shoreline protection projects. These projects include beach fills and renourishment, construction […]

  • 18 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The dredging project conducted by Southwind Construction Corporation in the Intercostal Waterway and Carolina Beach Inlet Crossing areas is now complete, the Town of Carolina Beach said in its latest release. During the project, officials closed the beach area and campsites north of Zone 10. Other sections of Freeman Park were also temporarily closed during […]

  • 1 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Oak Island Coast Guard Station dredging program, undertaken by Southwind Construction Corporation, started last month and it is in full swing now. Under this scheme, dredging operations are being conducted in Coast Guard Station Oak Island Entrance Channel and Basin, Range 1 and Range 2, with fill placement in the Upland Disposal Area 277. […]

  • 16 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) Board of Directors has adopted a financial plan for the 2017 fiscal year that includes six percent pier container growth, $226.1 million operating revenues, $40.8 million operating earnings, and capital expenditures of $248 million. The plan projects pier containers, or box volume, of 1.175 million during FY2017, a six percent […]

  • 23 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The dredging operations are scheduled to occur in Church Creek, one of the most highly degraded sub-watersheds on the South River, from October 26, 2015 until February 15, 2016, the U.S. Coast Guard informs. The work is located within the Church Creek channel, in the upper waterway from Wilenar Community Marina. The navigation channel will be […]

  • 6 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    South Africa’s largest wetland rehabilitation project, the restoration of Lake St Lucia estuarine system, recently achieved an important milestone, according to iSimangaliso CEO Andrew Zaloumis. Mr Zaloumis said that iSimangaliso has accelerated the pace of work in the Lake St Lucia Estuary Restoration Program. As at 30 May 2017, 1.290 million cubic meters had been moved. “This […]

  • 10 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Three boaters were rescued on Sunday after their vessel struck a dredge pipe in the Cooper River near the Arthur Ravenel Jr. Bridge, reports the U.S. Coast Guard. According to the USCG, after receiving the notification call, the Coast Guard Station Charleston launched a 29-foot Response Boat–Small boatcrew and an MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew in the area diverted […]

  • 12 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) is soon to be ready for the biggest ship ever to call the US East Coast, the COSCO Development. “SCPA has worked aggressively for years to ensure we can efficiently work 13,000 twenty-foot equivalent unit (TEU) vessels and be the last Southeast port of call with no navigational issues,” said Jim […]

  • 5 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Kingston District Council, South Australia, has just released the latest update on their Maria Creek boat ramp upgrade and dredging scheme, saying that over the past few weeks there has been some positive progress at the Maria Creek Recreation Boat Launching Facility. According to the announcement, more than 10,000 cubic meters of seagrass were removed […]

  • 15 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Kingston District Council, South Australia, has just released the latest update on the Cape Jaffa and Maria Creek dredging scheme, saying that their dredger is now working outside of the Cape Jaffa Marina main entrance and will head northward for about 30m to 40m. Shortly, the dredger will move back into the Marina and position […]

  • 24 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Goodloe Marine Inc., from Wimauma, Florida, has won a $9.3 million contract for the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway maintenance dredging project. Bids were solicited via the internet with three received, reports the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). Work will be performed in Charleston, South Carolina, with an estimated completion date of November 30, 2019, according to DoD. The U.S. Army […]

  • 10 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Mott MacDonald has just reported that the work on £16 million Greatham South Flood Alleviation scheme has been completed. The BAM Nuttall Mott MacDonald (BMM) joint venture was commissioned by the Environment Agency in 2017 to design and build the second and final phase of the management scheme which addresses flooding concerns in Port Clarence […]

  • 3 April 2014

    The Sand Motor appears to be doing its job: strengthening the coast in a natural way by using the wind, waves and currents. The sand from the man-made peninsula on the coast near Ter Heijde (in South Holland) is spreading as predicted by the Deltares models. That was the picture that emerged during a congress […]

  • 12 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The City of Boca Raton has hired the dredge contractor Marinex Construction Inc. to undertake the South Boca Raton beach renourishment project. The contractor will dredge material from the Boca Raton Inlet Ebb Shoal and place it south of the Boca Raton Inlet. This renourishment program is scheduled to be completed on or before November […]