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  • 26 April 2013

    Deputy Prime Minister of Japan, His Excellency Mr.Taro Aso and Parliamentary Senior Vice Minister of Finance, Honourable Ms. Yuko Obuchi will visit Sri Lanka from 1st to 2nd May 2013, as a follow-up to the visit of His Excellency President Mahinda Rajapaksa to Tokyo in March this year. Mr.Aso is also the Finance Minister of […]

  • 19 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The S.C. Department of Natural Resources (DNR), in partnership with the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, administers the National Boating Infrastructure Grant Program (BIG) in South Carolina. The BIG program provides grant funding to construct, renovate, and maintain tie-up facilities with features for transient boaters in vessels 26 feet or more in length. Examples of […]

  • 25 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    For the 10th time over a 50 year period, the State of Ohio has selected Ellicott Dredges to supply new dredging equipment for its Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), which is responsible for maintaining the lakes in the State’s park system. The ODNR has agreed to a multimillion dollar contract to buy two new Swinging […]

  • 16 September 2020
    Business development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has just released the latest update on their New Lock at the Soo project on in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. Phase one construction of the New Lock at the Soo project has shifted to around-the-clock operations as of September 8, according to USACE. At the moment, Trade […]

  • 20 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency will be hosting two exhibitions during November 2015 to share their latest plans with the community about the Newhaven flood alleviation scheme. The EA, together with Lewes District Council, is working to develop a scheme that will reduce flood risk from the sea and the river along the Ouse valley. The scheme will cover […]

  • 23 April 2020
    Business & Finance

     Julong’s two unit 20-inch dredger CSD500, equipped with France Baudouin brand diesel engine with total power of 2000hp, is starting the dredging operations in Su Ya Lake, China. According to the Qingzhou City based manufacturer and supplier of dredging equipment, these dredgers have a 15 meters dredging depth and 4000 m³/hr pump flow capacity. […]

  • 2 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    At the 1st of April 2013 Van Oord’s Cutter suction dredger Artemis sailed at the Oude Maas, South Holland, the Netherlands. She was heading to Moerdijk. This video was shot near Barendrecht. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, April 2, 2013

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Crews have resumed pumping sand onto the beaches of Rockaway as part of the Corps of Engineers’ effort to repair and restore the engineered beach there to provide coastal storm risk management benefits to the community. Work was temporarily stopped this summer when, as expected, crews moving east reached nesting areas of the endangered piping […]

  • 26 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    BROOKSVILLE — While Hernando County has already paid its dredging contractor a third of the contract amount, only 6 percent of the work had been completed before the project at Hernando Beach was recently brought to a halt because of environmental problems… [mappress] Source: St. Peterburg Times, January 26, 2010;

  • 15 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Headquarters in Washington, D.C., recently selected Lake St. Croix Beach, Minn., resident and St. Paul District employee Jon Sobiech as the recipient of its National Planning Excellence Enterprise Award. This annual award recognizes an individual’s contributions to the completion of a Corps of Engineers feasibility study or similarly-scaled planning […]

  • 13 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Heavy equipment that will be used for the Willoughby Spit and Vicinity Storm Damage Reduction Project is set to arrive this Wednesday at 21st Bay View St, reports USACE.  According to the Corps, the project includes placing of 1.2 million cubic yards of sand, widening the beach to 60 feet and creating a berm 5 feet […]

  • 15 September 2020
    Project & Tenders

    The £2.7 million Ponteland Flood Alleviation Scheme in Northumberland, England, is the first project in the country to get off the ground out of the 22 flood defence projects to benefit from a £170 million government funding boost. The investment brings forward work on flood defence schemes across the country which will drive economic growth […]

  • 2 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Duval County Shore Protection Project – aimed to restore critically eroded beaches and dunes – is now underway, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District informs.  Approximately 850,000 cubic yards of sand will be placed on about 8 miles of eroded beaches, including Jacksonville, Neptune and Atlantic beaches and the southern mile of Hanna Park. […]

  • 17 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Major updates on Louisiana’s coastal program and relevant issues were presented yesterday to the state Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority Board at its monthly meeting, held in Morgan City. Pat Landry, CPRA Regional Operations Manager for Southwest Louisiana, outlined more than $800 million in projects on the drawing board or now in progress, including these […]

  • 16 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) recently released a new article titled ‘Mapping water quality with drones – test case in Texel‘. To demonstrate drone technology for water quality monitoring, a pilot test case was organized at the Prins Hendrikzanddijk project in Texel, the Netherlands. Jan De Nul was working on creating a new dune […]

  • 1 September 2020
    Equipment

    Royal IHC has just released this beautiful photo of their single-cast cutter body of a 70CT CurveTooth cutter head – currently under construction. The adapters for the teeth will be mounted in the pods which are cast integrally with the complete body. According to IHC, this makes the CurveTooth cutter teeth exceptionally strong and robust […]

  • 28 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The long-awaited dredging of the Chichester Bar is about to start today. Dredging operations will take place from November 28th to Monday, December 1st 2014. Work will be performed by the trailing suction hopper dredger Sospan Dau. The dredger will operate, day and night, during the period HW -3 to HW +1, and rainbow the dredged material onto the […]

  • 12 October 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    The largest self-propelled U.S. Hopper Dredge ever ordered is to be built to American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) Class. Manson Construction Co. has commissioned Keppel AmFELS to build the hopper dredge, Frederick Paup, in Brownsville, Texas. The 420-foot-long U.S. flagged dredge will be fully operational by 2023. “ABS is highly experienced at supporting delivery of […]

  • 6 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In the latest edition of their Terra et Aqua magazine, the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) put a special spotlight on one of the largest nature restoration projects in Western Europe – the Marker Wadden. In April 2016, Boskalis began construction on one of the largest nature restoration projects in Western Europe which is […]

  • 19 June 2012
    Project & Tenders

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers employees and retirees, river residents and those affectionately known as river rats lined the banks of the Upper Mississippi River to see the Dredge William A. Thompson make its final voyage, June 12-13. The Thompson left the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers service base in Fountain City, Wis., around 11:30 […]

  • 23 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Rene Kolman is Secretary General at the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC), the global umbrella organisation for contractors in the private dredging industry. With over one hundred main and associated members, IADC is dedicated to not only promoting the skills, integrity and reliability of its associates, but also the dredging industry in general. Kolman […]

  • 30 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Deltares Annual Report for 2013 has been made public. It consists of three parts. The first part includes an overview of the main Deltares projects in 2013. It describes the Deltares’ knowledge development in the five social themes targeted by Deltares. The second part shows how Deltares shares that knowledge with others. The third […]

  • 13 March 2014

    Astika Holdings updates its shareholders on the progression of the previously announced Nantong Dredging acquisition. Astika Holdings, Inc., is near completion in finalizing the terms of the acquisition and estimates the final terms of the acquisition to be announced to the shareholders by the end of this month. Mark Richards, the director for Astika Holdings […]

  • 22 August 2012

    PIANC USA and COPRI/ASCE have announced the dates and location for the fourth specialty conference on dredging and dredged material disposal, Dredging 2012. October 22-25 will prove to be an ideal time of year to visit sunny San Diego. The conference hotel was chosen for its prime waterfront spot on lovely San Diego Bay. Located […]

  • 2 July 2012

    The Indian Infrastructure magazine is organising the third annual conference on “Dredging in India- Needs and Requirements, Strategies and Solutions” on August 27-28, 2012, at ITC Maratha, Mumbai. The mission of this conference is to provide an update on the dredging industry in India, focus on the current and future needs and requirements, identify emerging […]

  • 19 July 2012

    Liebherr Container Cranes has recently delivered and commissioned two Super Post Panamax Cranes in Ngqura Container Terminal, South Africa. The terminal is operated by Transnet and these two cranes bring to eight, the total number of Liebherr ship to shore cranes operating in Ngqura Container Terminal. The cranes have an outreach of 52m and the […]