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  • 16 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA) will invest more than $35 million in their waterways city over the next four years. The main goal of this investment is to upgrade facilities for boaties, maintain navigation and improve access through dredging navigation channels. The centrepiece of their Waterways Management Program 2020-2024 is a $5.5 million investment […]

  • 14 March 2012

    Caterpillar Inc. today announced plans to expand its manufacturing facility in Sumter, South Carolina, that will nearly triple the square footage. The facility currently produces small hydraulic cylinders used in a variety of Cat® products. The additional capacity will bring the production of large hydraulic cylinders from the company’s Joliet, Illinois, facility to Sumter. Once […]

  • 14 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Approximately four miles of beach stretching from the north Martin County line south to Indian River Plantation will be renourished as part of a federal, state and local project to protect and rebuild local shorelines and dunes. The project, led by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, is required to maintain local beaches. These beaches […]

  • 30 May 2011

    Boaters parked along the south end of the Bridgewater Channel near Thompson Bay reported noticing a difference in ease of boating traffic… By JACKIE LEATHERMAN (havasunews) [mappress] Source: havasunews, May 30, 2011;

  • 4 October 2010

    DP World has announced the inauguration of a new $500 million port in Peru, which is set to be one the biggest ports on South America’s … (constructionweekonline) [mappress] Source: constructionweekonline, October 4, 2010;

  • 12 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Repairs will soon be underway for nearly five miles of critically deficient Feather River west levee between Tudor Road and Cypress Avenue in south Sutter County. In late February, the Army Corps of Engineers issued a $35 million contract to Great Lakes E&I for its Sutter Basin Project, which involves the installation of cutoff walls […]

  • 12 March 2010
    Project & Tenders

    The first phase of the Felixstowe South Reconfiguration (FSR) is almost complete, apart from the land-side works, and all the various dredgers, hopper barges, survey vessels and ancillary craft have now left the port… [mappress] Source: Maritime Journal, March 11, 2010;

  • 16 March 2010

    With the exception of a slip of the tongue by Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority Chairman Mike Gaffney, last week’s public meeting on a dredging feasibility study for the South Fork Rivanna Reservoir kept talk of potential costs underwater… [mappress] Source:c-ville,March 16,2010;

  • 18 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Mackley is currently carrying out a program of beach replenishment works on Hayling Island in Hampshire, as part of a wider scheme to protect the area from flooding. The South Hayling Beach Management Plan provides flood risk management to protect approximately 1,500 homes in the south of Hayling Island. Mackley has been contracted by the East […]

  • 27 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The beach area between Drayton Place and Elliot Place is currently restricted for beach renourishment construction, the Town of Hilton Head Island just announced in its latest update. Additionally, the Mitchelville Beach area remains closed so construction in this area may be finished. The Town’s contractor, Weeks Marine, Inc., began the sand pumping operations in this area on […]

  • 25 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Buxton beach nourishment project is slated to being in the next few weeks, the Dare County said in its latest announcement. “Weeks Marine, the contractor for the Buxton beach nourishment project, plans to begin mobilizing equipment and pipes in early May. Equipment and pipes will be stored near the south end of the project area […]

  • 10 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A contract agreement has been signed between the Ministry of Environment and Energy of Maldives and Sas-E Senok JV Pvt. Ltd. for the design and construction of coastal protection structures at AA.Ukulhas and Dh.Maaemboodhoo. These projects, identified under Public Sector Investment Plan (PSIP), are to be implemented in 2015. The main aim of the works is to nourish, […]

  • 16 August 2012

    A month after Queen Beatrix gave the starting signal for the conclusion of the Maasvlakte 2 seawall, it is clearly visible from the air that the protection of the newest part of The Netherlands against the sea is ready. From late October, both road and rail on Maasvlakte 2 will go into use. Seawall On […]

  • 6 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    During his visit to the South East, the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney TD, took the opportunity to inspect progress on the €6 million dredging works at Dunmore East Fishery Harbor Center. The works, which involve removing approx 27,000 meters cubed of material located in the harbor basin and in the […]

  • 5 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    A South Korean company, through its Philippine subsidiary, has offered to undertake the expansion and modernization of Port Irene in Santa Ana, Cagayan in a proposal to dredge its harbor and reinforce its pier that would allow large cargo and cruise vessels to dock, the Philippine News Agency (PNA) informs.  Saying that it is “a […]

  • 27 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The first phase of the Environment Agency’s work to improve flood defense banks at Whittlesey Washes has been completed early.  Interserve Construction Ltd. carried out work that will strengthen a 5km section of the South Barrier Bank between Ring’s End at Guyhirn and Poplar House Farm, where layers of compacted material have been placed to help […]

  • 1 May 2012

    South Carolina’s Blue Ribbon Committee on Shoreline Management will meet today at 9:30 a.m. at the State House Senate Chambers, third floor conference room, 1100 Gervais Street in Columbia. The meeting agenda includes continued committee discussion regarding the issuance of emergency orders and the use of sandbags to protect coastal property. There will be a […]

  • 2 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV’s experts will discuss the successes of the Moray and Littlehaven flood risk alleviation schemes at a conference in Scotland this week (3 and 4 February 2015). Royal HaskoningDHV’s Associate Director Barbara Hellett will co-deliver a presentation on the Moray Flood Schemes, together with Dave Gowans, consultancy manager with project partner the Moray Council. […]

  • 21 December 2011

    Weeks Marine will pump more than 120,000 cubic yards of sand onto the Strathmere Natural Area and almost 330,000 cubic yards of sand onto Strathmere’s beaches. The latest Strathmere beach replenishment project began last week as the Weeks Marine dredge finally reached South Jersey. Upper Township has approved a $4.2 million bond to pay for […]

  • 27 October 2011

    The city of Quincy is close to an agreement with a partnership formed to develop an old shoreline site into a new home for South Shore lobst… More info: boston By Robert Knox [mappress] Source: boston, October 27, 2011

  • 24 September 2010

    Officials expect to break ground in the next few months on a new ferry terminal in South San Francisco that will run boats to Oakland’s Jack… (cbs47) [mappress] Source: cbs47, September 24, 2010;

  • 10 January 2011

    A 415-foot section of the Feather River levee in south Sutter County is set to be repaired later this year, as the U.S. Army Corps of … (appeal-democrat) [mappress] Source: appeal-democrat, January 10, 2011;

  • 3 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging work is now underway at the Northwest Turtle Bay Marsh Creation project, Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) reports.  This $12.5 million scheme, undertaken by Coastal Dredging Company, Inc., will create 423 acres of marsh and nourish 337 acres of existing marsh using sediment dredged from Turtle Bay in Jefferson Parish. “This project […]

  • 19 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The preparations are progressing according to schedule for the Phipps Ocean Park Beach Nourishment Project in Palm Beach, Florida. For this beachfill scheme, the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company will mobilize its dredge Alaska, tugs Lady Theo, Mary Virginia, Miss Emily, Freestate, Crew Vessel Shirley Mae and survey vessel Cooper River. The first phase of […]

  • 15 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Ocean City officials and ACT Engineers, a firm hired by the city to tackle the severely silted lagoons with long-term dredging strategies, will host two meetings on Saturday, August 20, for residents in areas affected by Ocean City’s 2016 back bay dredging program. This year’s program includes Snug Harbor (between Eighth Street and Revere Place), […]

  • 27 January 2012

    The City of Cannes has filed an application with the State services for replenishment services to a number of beaches by recharge of dredged sand on the beach by marine delivery to the affected areas of the south and other coastal beaches. This consultation sets out the technical details of achievement of the following work: […]