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  • 15 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Coastal communities across Canada are supported by small craft harbors that provide the commercial fishing industry with safe and accessible facilities. With approximately 44,000 Canadians employed in this sector, the Government of Canada is making investments to renew its network of small craft harbors and work with municipalities and other stakeholders where investments and divestitures […]

  • 18 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    A meeting to discuss engineering solutions to problems of harbor siltation and dredging in Saugatuck and Douglas is set for 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 19, at the Saugatuck Center for the Arts, 400 Culver St. in Saugatuck. The meeting has been organized by R.J. Peterson, owner of Tower Marina in Douglas, reports hollandsentinel.com. Peter J. […]

  • 15 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The St. Johns River Water Management District has completed several critical steps to ensure that the Eau Gallie River dredging project stays on schedule. On September 8, the District’s Governing Board approved an agreement with Brevard County to obtain temporary easements to use county property for transfer and storage of dredge material during the planned […]

  • 5 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The St. Johns River Water Management District will host a meeting on November 12 in Melbourne to provide the public with an update on the status of the Eau Gallie River dredging project. The District and its partners are undertaking a large-scale dredging project to improve the health of the river and Indian River Lagoon. […]

  • 20 September 2012

    National water agency Public Utilities Board (PUB) has announced it will be enhancing flood protection at the Bukit Timah area. To achieve that, the PUB plans to widen and deepen the Bukit Timah 1st Diversion Canal. According to channelnewsasia.com, this flood protection project will increase drainage capacity in the Upper Bukit Timah catchment by about […]

  • 10 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Robert Moses State Park will soon receive about 400,000 cubic yards of sand, according to news12.com. The sand for this project will be taken from the state boat channel beneath Ocean Parkway, and transported through a mile-long pipe onto the fields that were severely affected by erosion. The main goal of this beach fill program, […]

  • 1 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Avalon posted an update on the Stone Harbor/southern Avalon beach fill project on Wednes­day, July 31st: “The entire sand dredg­ing oper­a­tion is com­plete. No addi­tional sand will be dredged on the beaches. Accord­ing to Brian Miller from Nor­folk Dredg­ing, the lines have already been cleaned and flushed, and it is very likely that the removal […]

  • 21 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    On December 28, 2012, at the “Open a New Era of Eco-civilization”–Award Forum for China’s Top 100 Environmentally Responsible Listed Companies in Beijing, CCCC won the award. The forum was organized by the Organizing Committee on Environmental Responsibility Survey of Chinese Listed Companies, the China Youth Center for International Exchange affiliated to the Central Committee […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Beginning next week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, will host public meetings to discuss proposed operational procedures for the Morganza control structure in future flood events. Based on lessons learned from the historic Mississippi River Flood of 2011, the Corps of Engineers has developed proposed clarifications to the standing instructions for […]

  • 28 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Western Dredging Association has announced that the 2013 WEDA Midwest chapter meeting will be taking place in St. Louis, MO on April 17-19, 2013. The conference will be held at the HoteLumière hotel and casino on the bank of the Mississippi River. Participants and presenters are sought regarding best dredging practices and innovation in the […]

  • 9 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The St. Johns River Water Management District Governing Board has voted to begin the first phase of a massive dredging project that will improve water quality, navigation and the economy in and around the central Indian River Lagoon. The Board approved an agreement with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to receive $10 million […]

  • 6 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is committed to pursuing permanent flood risk management for the communities of Moorhead, Minnesota, and Fargo, Harwood, Horace and West Fargo, North Dakota and is anticipating awarding its first contract for the project later this month. The contract to be awarded will build the diversion inlet, […]

  • 28 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    New York Congressman, Lee Zeldin, has announced the approval of his request for an extended dredging period for Wickham Creek. “Pummeled by a series of unprecedented nor’easters, Wickham Creek suffered from increased shoaling and dangerous navigational conditions. However, dredging is prohibited between January 1st and September 31st,” according to the official announcement. With summer approaching, […]

  • 7 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations at the New Castle Range of the Delaware River have been underway since October 1st and will continue until November 15th. The cutter suction dredge ESSEX is operating in New Castle Range, working from north to south in the channel, starting in the vicinity of Killcohook National Wildlife Refuge. Mariners are cautioned to […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In order to more efficiently accommodate massive post-panamax ships, the United States needed to widen and deepen many of its channels and harbors. TIGER grants have channeled federal transportation funding directly to 38 port projects in 22 states designed to increase efficiency and grow the economy. President Obama has proposed new investments in transportation infrastructure […]

  • 26 August 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers commanding general, Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite has signed the Chief’s Reports for two flood damage reduction studies in the U.S. Virgin Islands. The signing of these reports for the Savan Gut Phase II and Turpentine Run projects, marks a crucial milestone and progresses the proposed projects to Congress […]

  • 10 July 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has just released the latest update on their New Lock at the Soo project, saying that the works are proceeding according to schedule. At the end of June, Trade West Construction – the contractor for the New Lock at the Soo project’s upstream channel deepening – installed […]

  • 25 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    This winter, Morpeth homes and business are better protected than ever from the threat of flooding from the River Wansbeck. Construction of new flood defenses in Morpeth town centre, as part of the multi-million pound flood alleviation scheme, is now complete. Since early 2013, contractors working on behalf of the Environment Agency and Northumberland County […]

  • 31 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Duval County beach nourishment project will reinitiate next week, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District. The goal of the project is to restore protection features prior to the start of hurricane season, June 1. The additional dune-work, funded by the City of Jacksonville, will continue on all beaches, including Jacksonville, Neptune and […]

  • 23 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Russia: Boskalis Signs Contract for St Petersburg Port Project Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. announces the contract award for the construction of the Bronka Port in St Petersburg.   Australia: Infrastructure Heavyweights Compete for Melbourne Port Project The $1.6 billion redevelopment of the Port of Melbourne has attracted a high calibre list of civil and maritime […]

  • 16 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $220,000 to the City of Duluth to protect coastal wetland habitat along the shoreline of Lake Superior. “Duluth will use EPA funding to protect important coastal wetland habitats identified by the Lake Superior Action and Management Plan,” EPA said in their announcement. “Grants like this one demonstrate why full […]

  • 8 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Michigan Congressman Bill Huizenga (R) has been named 2014 Great Lakes Legislator of the Year by the largest labor/management coalition representing workers and industries dependent on shipping on America’s Fourth Sea Coast. The award is presented annually by the Great Lakes Maritime Task Force (GLMTF) to a legislator who has helped advance shipping on the […]

  • 19 July 2012

    In the aftermath of the Jaxport CEO Paul Anderson’s testimony before Congress last year on the necessity for development of Jacksonville Port, it appears that a green light will be given to the dredging project allowing more heavily-loaded and larger ships to pass through the port, WOKV writes. The word is that the good news […]

  • 20 June 2019
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, with expertise and resources from Cottrell Contracting of Chesapeake, Va., recently completed the first portion of a dredging pilot project in the Jekyll Creek/St. Simons Sound area. The pilot project seeks to find environmentally viable, cost-effective and beneficial uses for “pluff mud,” a silty, watery type […]

  • 1 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, recently awarded a contract worth more than $26.6 million to Radmacher Brothers Excavating of Pleasant Hill, Mo., to decrease flooding near Turkey Creek in Kansas City. “We at Radmacher Brothers Excavating look forward to partnering with the Corps of Engineers to help alleviate some of the […]

  • 15 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, will host a series of four public meetings to explain revised setback guidance to be used in the review of structures proposed for placement along certain federal channels. Identical meetings will be held on each of the following dates, with all meetings beginning at 6:30 p.m.: Monday, […]