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  • 29 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District has resumed Buffalo South breakwater construction operations to repair 625 feet out of the 1,000 foot degraded section, and is scheduled for completion in the fall 2020. The contractor, Ryba Marine Construction, started construction work July 2019 to December 2019 before they stopped operation due to winter […]

  • 17 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Orion Group Holdings, Inc. (ORN) announced yesterday it has won a contract worth up to $52 million for dredging services in Texas. As ORN reported, the company’s Marine segment has been awarded the $52 million dredging contract for the South Texas Gateway Terminal project under development in Ingleside, TX. The facility will be constructed on […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    As part of the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) ongoing Beach Management Plan for South Hayling Island, Havant Borough Council is undertaking beach renourishment works during March 2018 to return the beach at Eastoke to full design profile. These works started on 12th March, and will last for a period of 2-3 weeks, reports ESCP. “The […]

  • 27 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has awarded one of the two remaining construction contracts for the C-111 South Dade project, an Everglades restoration project in Miami-Dade County, Fla. The $4 million construction contract was awarded to Carter’s Contracting Service, Inc., from Andalusia, Alabama, yesterday. The contract, known as Contract 8A, involves constructing […]

  • 2 April 2014

    Barcelona Europe South Terminal (BEST), a member of Hutchison Port Holdings Limited (HPH), took delivery of six shuttle carriers on March 21 for its semi-automated terminal in the Port of Barcelona, bringing its fleet to 26. These diesel hydraulic shuttles are one-over-one models and have a lifting capacity of 50 tonnes. Since its official opening […]

  • 31 July 2012

    A&P Falmouth welcomed South West MEP Sir Graham Watson to the docks to discuss the issues surrounding the port development, in particular dredging. Falmouth has been a docks town since 1841. Today the Docks is home to more than 30 businesses, handles approximately 100,000 tonnes of cargo per year and is one of largest private […]

  • 17 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) grew volume across business segments in calendar year 2012, closing a year marked by new carrier services, progress on the inland port in Greer and major advancements on Charleston’s harbor deepening project. In results announced today at the SCPA’s regular meeting, container volume in Charleston was up 9.6 percent […]

  • 22 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    On schedule and within budget, the $630,185 beach maintenance and improvement project at South Beach Marco Island is complete. Despite being peak tourist season during construction, the schedule for work on the beach required completion within the 60 days prior to the start of turtle nesting season on May 1 and this was accomplished successfully. […]

  • 24 May 2012

    The Collier County Commission on Tuesday unanimously approved spending $2 million for the Marco Island’s South Beach renourishment project. According to news-press.com, the project includes: • Adding at least 77,000 cubic yards of sand; • Extending the beach about 80 feet into the Gulf of Mexico; • Repairing five erosion-prevention structures known as T-groins. “It […]

  • 23 May 2012

    Tuesday, Collier County commissioners voted to add more than 100,000 cubic yards of sand to the South Marco Island beach and repair 5 erosion control structures. According to winknews.com, the county estimates more than 50,000 cubic yards of sand washed away in 2008 during Tropical Storm Fay. Officials say the renourishment project will cost $3 […]

  • 8 October 2010

    The city learned yesterday it will receive $1.275 million from the state’s Seaport Advisory Council to begin construction of the Salem Wharf… By Stacie N. Galang (salemnews) [mappress] Source: salemnews, October 8, 2010;

  • 10 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Town of Hilton Head Island has just announced that the contractor, Marinex Construction, is about to begin mobilization activities associated with South Island Emergency Beach Fill Project. According to the town, Marinex will begin mobilization activities on August 15, 2017. Marinex is planning for a water based mobilization with equipment and pipeline both being barged in. A […]

  • 13 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Public Enterprises Minister, Mr Malusi Gigaba today unveiled Transnet’s seven new state-of-the-art ship-to-shore cranes at the Durban Container Terminal – Pier 2 as the company surges ahead in its drive to boost productivity and efficiency in arguably the Southern hemisphere’s biggest and busiest port. The cranes, which were supplied by China-based original equipment manufacturer, ZPMC […]

  • 1 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Havant Borough Council has begun with the beach management operations along the Hayling Island seafront in accordance with the Beach Management Plan for this area. The works started on 29th March 2016 and will last for approximately 3-4 weeks. Beach management comprises both beach recycling and beach nourishment. The council has appointed Boskalis Westminster Limited to undertake the beach […]

  • 12 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    On the Western coast of South Africa, high grade heavy mineral sediment layers are found on the seashores. Located just below a layer of fairly standard quartz sand, this heavy mineral sand can be mined. The material, which is also called HMS, has a relatively high specific gravity of 2.8T.m3 in situ. Until recently, the […]

  • 4 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    An £8.15 million contract to build a new wharf at the remote Sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia was awarded to BAM Nuttall earlier this week. The contract is part of a major investment program to modernize the UK’s Antarctic infrastructure. Commissioned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and the Government of South Georgia & […]