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  • 4 November 2014

    Tuggerah Lakes on the New South Wales Central coast will benefit from a $3.3 million boost as part of the Australian Government’s National Landcare Program. Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt and Federal Member for Dobell, Karen McNamara, today visited the Tuggerah Lakes estuary on the New South Wales Central Coast to inspect progress on infrastructure […]

  • 4 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Federal funding of $12.455 million that will be used for improvements to the Buffalo Harbor was announced Monday by Congressman Brian Higgins and the Army Corps in Buffalo, NY.  “Advancing a vibrant waterfront and realizing the community benefits that go along with it requires due diligence in protection of the water’s edge and maintenance of […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Information on the Sabetta Seaport has been put on the Register of seaports of the Russian Federation under the A-18 index registry number. At the moment in Sabetta Seaport the ​​large-scale construction of the necessary coastal port infrastructure facilities is being performed in order that after commissioning of production facilities for gas liquefaction, which is […]

  • 10 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The $34 million beach re-nourishment project along the Grand Strand is on hold temporarily, thanks to Hurricane Florence, reports the Myrtle Beach City Government. According to the report, the contractor – Great Lakes Dredge and Dock – finished work in Garden City and Surfside Beach (SC) this weekend. Instead of beginning the Myrtle Beach part of the scheme, […]

  • 4 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Weeks Marine, the contractor for the Boca Raton beach renourishment project, has finished placing sand on the central and southern beaches, the city said in its latest announcement. As a measure to help mitigate beach erosion, the project added approximately 450,000 cubic yards of sand to the central beach area, widening it by about 125 feet on […]

  • 29 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart has just released the following statement after the passage of H.R. 5303, the Water Resources Development Act of 2016 (WRDA). “As Co-Chair of the Everglades Caucus, I worked with my colleagues to ensure inclusion of the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP), keeping critical Everglades restoration and preservation projects on track,” he said. […]

  • 2 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Norfolk Dredging Company will begin mobilizing its equipment to the south end of Longboat Key on August 8th to start construction of Segment 5 of the New Pass Dredging and Beach Nourishment Project. The Pullen, a hydraulic cutterhead-suction pipeline dredger, is expected to arrive in the area on August 15th. The dredging project from the […]

  • 19 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    In its latest update on their 2016 Beach Nourishment Project, the Town of Hilton Head Island said that the beachfill activities adjacent to Port Royal Plantation are now completed. To date, 3 of 6 project segments have been wrapped up with approximately 1/3 of the project’s total sand volume in place. Approximately 650,000 cubic yards of sand have […]

  • 22 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dr. Alan Jamieson and Prof. Stuart Piertney from the University of Aberdeen with collaborators from NIWA, New Zealand and the Museum of Natural History in Paris, France, have been awarded a new 2-year project by the TOTAL Foundation in France. The Project entitled “Trench Connection” will expand their current sampling campaigns in the Kermadec Trench […]

  • 6 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Royal IHC will hold naming and launch ceremony of the new trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) ILEMBE at its shipyard in Kinderdijk on Saturday, 9 May, 2015. Designed and constructed for Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA), the 5,500m3 capacity vessel will be the largest dredging vessel of its kind in South Africa. The new dredger […]

  • 25 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As water levels begin to recede, Canal and River Trust is preparing to get the nation’s canal network repaired and fully open. Across large parts of the country the remarkable resilience of the two centuries old canal system has again been proven and it remains open for people to use. Nevertheless, costs are mounting in […]

  • 20 June 2012

    There is no money for Myall River’s eastern channel dredging, reports myallcoastnota.com. Myall River Action Group has been campaigning for the river dredging since september 2008. “We as the Myall River Action Group and community as a whole are disappointed that no provision was made in this budget,” Myall River Action Group spokesman Gordon Grainger […]

  • 11 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Lido Key Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project is scheduled to begin in July, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District reports. The scheme is located on Lido Key, a 2.4 mile long barrier island on the Gulf of Mexico in Sarasota County. The island is approximately 45 miles south of Tampa Florida. The […]

  • 13 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The City of Sarasota (FL) has just announced that the much-anticipated Lido Beach Hurricane and Shoreline Damage Reduction project is set to begin on Monday, July 13, weather permitting. According to Tom Barwin, Sarasota City Manager, they’re just awaiting the arrival of the contractor’s dredging barge, which is en route from Lake Okeechobee. “If you’ve […]

  • 28 March 2010

    Here is a New Jersey riddle: Why is what’s good for the north not good for the south when it comes to deepening ports? Political leaders embrace deepening to 50 feet the behemoth New York-New Jersey Harbor at a cost of $2.5 billion. [mappress] Source:philly,March 28,2010;

  • 5 May 2011

    A beach nourishment project from Sand Key south to portions of Indian Rocks Beach has received the necessary permits from the Florida Depart… By BOB McCLURE (tbnweekly) [mappress] Source: tbnweekly, May 5, 2011;

  • 14 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The SA Water, owned by the Government of South Australia and focused on providing essential services that support growth and economic development throughout the state, has just released an aerial photo of the Murray Mouth dredging operations near Goolwa Channel. Dredging at the Murray Mouth began on 9 January 2015 to maintain connectivity (exchange of water) between the river and […]

  • 1 December 2009

    HONG KONG – CHINA has approved plans by Macau to reclaim an area of land equivalent to 500 football pitches in a bid to ease a shortage of space in the Asian gambling hub, the territory’s government said on Tuesday… Source: South China Morning Post, December 1, 2009;

  • 14 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Progress is going extremely well on the Collier County and Naples beach renourishment just one month into an expected four month long project. Collier County Coastal Zone Management is overseeing the $9.5 million major beach renourishment project. Collier County Coastal Zone Management Manager Gary McAlpin expects work on Vanderbilt Beach to be completed in a […]

  • 15 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District has awarded the first construction contract for the Charleston Harbor Post 45 Deepening Project. The $47 million contract was awarded to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, LLC. The contract is for new work and maintenance dredging of approximately six million cubic yards of material from the […]

  • 15 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Africa Pty based in Pretoria, South Africa, recently completed construction of the cutter dredge Mvubu – 450. According to the company, the dredger – specifically designed for the South African conditions – was launched on the 19th of January 2017 in Cape Town. Commissioning and fine tuning of the dredge systems was completed by the end of January. […]

  • 2 May 2011

    A crane towering above a barge now dominates the skyline at Bowditch Point Park. During the next four months, that barge will move south alo… By Brian Liberatore (news-press) [mappress] Source: news-press, May 2, 2011;

  • 16 February 2010

    CATEECHEE, S.C. (AP) – A landfill is ready to store dangerous chemicals to be removed from a South Carolina river that feeds into Lake Hartwell, but some local residents are worried about the project… [mappress] Source:wmbfnews,February 16,2010;

  • 31 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District has just announced the completion of maintenance dredging project in Wells Harbor, Maine. According to the Corps, the trailing suction hopper dredge Currituck worked in Wells Harbor from July 6 to July 17, 2020. The aim of this maintenance dredging project was to increase the navigability […]

  • 26 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Town of Nags Head, North Carolina, has presented the latest update on the ongoing beach nourishment operations. According to the town officials, the dredge Liberty Island departed for Norfolk last evening for repairs. The vessel is expected to return to work tomorrow morning, June 27, 2019. Over the last few days, the dredge has […]

  • 5 March 2013

    Residents and visitors can expect $1,358,000 worth of beach maintenance and improvement activity to commence early this month on South Beach Marco Island. Despite being peak tourist season, the schedule for work on the beach requires completion within the next 60 days before the start of turtle nesting season on May 1. The beach renourisment […]