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  • 15 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency has begun a federal environmental assessment for the proposed Lake Manitoba and Lake St. Martin Outlet Channels Project, located in the Interlake region of Manitoba. The Agency is inviting the public and Indigenous groups to comment on which aspects of the environment may be affected by this project and what should […]

  • 15 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The $44 million Eden Breakwater Wharf Extension Project has taken an important step forward with the completion of Stage One dredging and scour protection works. Member for Bega, Andrew Constance, said that Stage One involved dredging the port and the construction and installation of 4000 square meters of scour protection which would safeguard the wharf […]

  • 14 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) is partnering with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Brigantine, NJ, to pump 755.000 cubic yards of sand from the Brigantine Inlet to repair beaches and dunes in the city that were damaged by a nor’easter in January 2016. The project, which involves dredging sand from […]

  • 12 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Mackley has been commissioned to carry out major refurbishment works on the UK’s longest wooden pier. Opened in 1876, Yarmouth Pier on the Isle of Wight is an important historic landmark which stretches 186 meters into the Solent. The program of works involves the installation of 50 piles, a new pierhead structure and the refurbishment […]

  • 12 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Weeks Marine Inc., of Covington, Louisiana, has completed Buxton Beach pumping operations from the “Haulover” north of Buxton to the oceanfront groin at the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse in Dare County. According to the county latest report, Weeks pumped the final load of sand at the northern end of the nourishment project on Tuesday afternoon, February 27. “All […]

  • 11 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Work has started on site on a £2.5 million project which will help protect around 100 homes and businesses in a South Tyneside community from flooding. Monkton flood alleviation scheme will also see a section of the Bede Burn running underground opened up – known as ‘daylighting’ – and green space created for the community […]

  • 11 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

      Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (March 5 – March 11, 2018).   PHOTO: Hopper Dredger Pallieter Working in Borsele Beach nourishment is a soft alternative to hard coastal defenses and protects against flooding and erosion by dissipating the wave energy.   Fijian Ministry of Waterways […]

  • 9 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Due to the hazardous weather conditions from the recent storms, the Bathtub Beach/Sailfish Point renourishment project was put on hold for safety concerns, Martin County said in its latest project update. Areas where renourishment was taking place held up very well during the rough conditions and high seas. This very important coastal protection project, undertaken by Ferreira […]

  • 9 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) has announced that the 2018 WEDA Midwest Chapter Meeting will be held at the Renaissance Downtown Hotel from March 13-15th, 2018 in Toledo, OH. The Midwest Chapter of WEDA represents Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Wisconsin and Ontario, Canada. As in previous […]

  • 8 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The launching ceremony of new 900kW cutter suction dredger (CSD) Jarash took place yesterday at the Royal IHC yard in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands. Named after an ancient city in Jordan, the custom-built stationary CSD will be delivered to Arab Potash Company (APC). After her arrival in Jordan later this year, the vessel will start dredging in the […]

  • 7 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    MP Graham Stuart said in its latest announcement that winning the backing of Coastal Communities Minister, Jake Berry, could make a major difference in the fight to save the fast-eroding coastline to the south of Withernsea. Graham has written to Mr Berry in the hope of getting government support for a major upgrade to local […]

  • 7 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    By an overwhelming majority, residents of the North Sea Beach Colony voted on Saturday, March 3rd, to begin taxing themselves to replenish their disappearing beach, the Town of Southampton, NY, informs.  By a vote of 65 to 14, homeowners will tax themselves over a five year period to repay the town the $406, 000.00 needed to […]

  • 7 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The South Carolina congressional delegation has requested the highest level of funding possible for the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project in the Fiscal Year 2018 Army Corps Work Plan. The letter was signed by South Carolina Senators Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott, and U.S. Representatives Mark Sanford, Joe Wilson, Jeff Duncan, Trey Gowdy, Ralph Norman, James […]

  • 5 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Coastal Engineering Consultants, a Naples, FL based company involved in coastal engineering, planning, survey and mapping, and coastal geology, has just released these amazing photos from the Caillou Lake Headland barrier island project, also known as Whiskey Island. The restoration of Whiskey Island is located along the south central coastline of Louisiana and is being constructed […]

  • 5 March 2018
    Business & Finance

     Sand replenishment operations started last week at Cardiff State Beach, marking one of the first milestones in a $120 million, four-year effort to restore the San Elijo Lagoon. During the last week, restoration crews completed the assembly of a dredge in the San Elijo Lagoon’s central basin and started with pumping of nearly 8,000 […]

  • 5 March 2018
    Business & Finance

     Kansas City officials together with Congressman Emanuel Cleaver II gathered last week for a ceremonial groundbreaking for Phase V of the Flood Risk Reduction Project for the Dodson Industrial District in southeast Kansas City, Mo. The Army Corps’ Kansas City District commander, Col. Doug Guttormsen, was also at the ceremony. According to USACE, the Dodson Industrial Project scheme, […]

  • 5 March 2018
    Business & Finance

     South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) president and CEO, Jim Newsome, Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Army for Civil Works, R.D. James, and other officials gathered on Friday, March 2, to celebrate the beginning of construction on the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project. Charleston Harbor Deepening to 52 feet will make Charleston the deepest harbor on the […]

  • 4 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (February 26 – March 4, 2018).   Van Oord Wins Port of Benoa Dredging Contract State-owned port operator Pelindo III has contracted Van Oord to carry out dredging works in the Port of Benoa, Bali.   Port of Everett South […]

  • 2 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    State-owned port operator Pelindo III has contracted Van Oord to carry out dredging works in the Port of Benoa, Bali. Access to this port needs to be improved to accommodate the increasing number of tourists. Execution of the work will start soon and is expected to be completed within the year. The Indonesian island of […]

  • 2 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has awarded a contract to construct several miles of seepage barrier at the Herbert Hoover Dike (HHD) as part of its ongoing rehabilitation project for the earthen structure that surrounds Lake Okeechobee. The Corps awarded the contract on February 28, for $55 million to Treviicos South, Inc. […]

  • 2 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Construction works are underway on a new £5 million flood scheme that will better protect more than 300 properties in Ryde, reports the Environment Agency. Environment Agency Manager John O’Flynn said: “We are delighted to be launching this multi-million pound scheme on the island, which includes over £1 million of partner contributions that will benefit so many […]

  • 2 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Just a day prior to the South Carolina Ports Authority’s celebration of the beginning of Charleston Harbor Deepening Project construction, two new ship-to-shore cranes arrived at the Wando Welch Terminal to further enhance the handling of neo-Panamax vessels. “It is fitting to welcome the arrival of two new cranes as we begin construction on the […]

  • 1 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Work is progressing well on the Wrightsville Beach Coastal Storm Risk Management Project, reports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wilmington District. On Tuesday, Feb. 27, contract construction workers sculpted the beach at Johnny Mercer Pier with dredged material, the Corps said. Wilmington District Commander, Col. Robert Clark, and civil engineer, Rolando Serrano recently toured the […]

  • 1 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) will host a Boating Infrastructure Grant (BIG) Workshop on March 20, 2018 from 1:00 – 4:00 PM. The workshop will be held at the SCDNR Marine Center located at Ft. Johnson in Charleston, South Carolina. The BIG program provides grant funding to construct, renovate, and maintain tie-up facilities with […]

  • 28 February 2018
    Business & Finance

     The South Carolina Ports Authority has just released this brief video message from SCPorts President and CEO, Jim Newsome, about the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project. Charleston Harbor Deepening to 52 feet will make Charleston the deepest harbor on the U.S. Coast, an advantage integral to the port’s ability to handle bigger container ships without tidal […]

  • 27 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, recently awarded a $19.2 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) to dredge 1.2 million cubic yards of sand that will be used to fortify the beaches and dune system in Bethany, South Bethany and Fenwick Island. According to the latest project update, the […]