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  • 12 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The House of Representatives approved last week comprehensive water resources infrastructure legislation that addresses the needs of America’s harbors, locks, dams, flood protection and other water resources infrastructure. The House passed the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act on a bipartisan basis by a vote of 360 to 61. Commenting this, U.S. Senator […]

  • 9 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and the Upper Minnesota River Watershed District will celebrate the start of construction to build the Marsh Lake Ecosystem Restoration Project with a groundbreaking ceremony on November 21, at 11 a.m. The ceremony will be held at Marsh Lake Dam, […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District will soon begin work on the Middle Mississippi River at Thebes, Ill., to remove rocks that pose a threat to navigation during low river stages. Contractors working for the Corps will remove approximately 2,800 cubic yards of rock as a permanent improvement to the navigation channel […]

  • 5 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, in cooperation with the Flood Diversion Board of Authority, will continue its water quality field surveys for the Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion project starting this week. The primary objective of collecting the samples is to analyze water quality within the project area during pre‐project, construction and post‐construction […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Texas Water Resources Institute’s Urban Riparian and Stream Restoration Program will host a workshop in Lewisville on February 21 for professionals interested in conducting stream restoration projects around the Dallas area. The morning session will be at the Upper Trinity Regional Water District, 900 N. Kealy St. and the afternoon session will take place […]

  • 27 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The  South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) is conducting a series of workshops to solicit public input on plan alternatives for the Lake Okeechobee Watershed Restoration Project.  These meetings will take place today, from 1 to 4 p.m. at SFWMD Okeechobee Service Center in Okeechobee, and tomorrow, from 9 a.m. to noon at SFWMD Headquarters B-1 […]

  • 11 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Known more commonly as the home of the retired ore carrier/tourist attraction the William A. Irvin, Duluth’s Minnesota Slip is also home to 37,000 cubic yards of contaminated sediment. The contamination is the result of a century of industrial and shipping activities that left “legacy pollutants” that are likely destined for cleanup. This site is […]

  • 7 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Every three years leading experts meet for the World Dredging Congress and Exhibition (known as WODCON), the single most important event for the world wide dredging community to discuss the latest developments of their profession. In 2013 this major gathering took take place in Brussels, Belgium. The congress was organized by CEDA on behalf of […]

  • 11 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, together with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, is hosting a public meeting and open house July 16 to discuss plans for ecosystem restoration at the Keithsburg Division of Port Louisa National Wildlife Refuge. According to the Corps, the […]

  • 3 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The American Waterways Operators (AWO) and Waterways Council, Inc. (WCI) have released revised data on the economic impact of an effective shutdown of the Mississippi River to barge traffic in the month of January. Earlier data had examined the impacts between December and January. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ latest weather and water forecast […]

  • 17 June 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The Army Corps’ Jacksonville District is opening public comment on the Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) and proposed Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the operation and maintenance dredging of the Okeechobee Waterway (OWW). “Maintaining safe navigation on federal waterways is one of the Corps’ key missions,” said Ashleigh Fountain, Project Manager. “Accumulation of sediment […]

  • 22 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    North Tyneside Council’s Planning Committee has approved proposals for the sea defense scheme at the Central Lower Promenade in Whitley Bay. According to the council, with this approval the vital work can now get underway to refurbish the structure, which is around 100 years old and is reaching the end of its serviceable life. Elected […]

  • 24 September 2012

    Khalifa Port has smashed the Abu Dhabi record for the total number of containers moved in a day. The MSC Livorno managed to load and offload 2,500 TEUs (containers) within 24 hours. The Livorno is the sister ship of the MSC Bari, the first container ship to officially use Khalifa Port’s semi-automated container terminal, unique […]

  • 17 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen’s new Ultra Shallow Shoalbuster 3815 SD has successfully completed sea trials and bollard pull testing. The newly designed vessel achieved 18.6 tonnes of bollard pull, while still being able to operate in extreme shallow waters. Despite this impressive show of power, noise levels inside all the cabins did not exceed 53dB. According to Damen’s […]

  • 13 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, was welcomed recently to DP World London Gateway by DP World Vice Chairman Jamal Majid Bin Thaniah and London Gateway CEO, Simon Moore, as new figures show that the development will deliver 27,700 jobs in London and the wider South East region as well as contribute £2.4 billion to […]

  • 25 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (August 19 – 25, 2019).   HAM 318 Delivers Last Load of Sand at Walcott North Norfolk District Council has just announced that the last load of sand for the Bacton to Walcott Sandscaping project was pumped at Walcott Sunday, […]

  • 6 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    VIDEO: Dredger “Artemis” at Oude Maas (The Netherlands) At the 1st of April 2013 Van Oord’s Cutter suction dredger Artemis sailed at the Oude Maas, South Holland, the Netherlands.   Vietnam: Dredger “Uilenspiegel” Arrives at Saigon Port Ho Chi Minh City’s Saigon Port on March 31 welcomed the arrival of the dredger Uilenspiegel, which will […]

  • 26 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The St. Johns County Commission approved financial assistance for the Ponte Vedra beach restoration scheme with a 3-2 majority vote on Tuesday, July 17. This will allow the county’s preferred engineering firm, Taylor Engineering, to begin the necessary preliminary work. “The county will now hire a coastal engineer right away to begin work on our […]

  • 17 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The first phase of the most critical rock removal work on the Mississippi River near Thebes, III., has been completed ahead of schedule, providing mariners with additional depth in the navigation channel. “The Corps is especially pleased with the efficient and effective performance of the rock removal effort, which deepened the navigation channel by two […]

  • 18 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Stone Harbor’s major beach reconstruction project has reached its final stages and could finish before the end of July. Mayor Suzanne Walters and other Borough officials attended a weekly progress meeting at the Stone Harbor Fire House on Wednesday, July 17th and learned that the beach fill project may finish 011 or before July 31st. […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is preparing to reopen the 9-foot navigation channel along the Mississippi River to commercial navigation. The Corps and its contractors will begin dredging today, July 25, near Winona, Minn., in Pool 6 from river mile 718 to 724. The Corps is already dredging in Pool 4, […]

  • 27 June 2011
    Business & Finance

    The Supervisory Board of Van Oord has, in consultation with the Executive Board, decided to increase the Executive Board with one member. The Works Council has already advised positively regarding this appointment. As a result Mr. P.W. (Paul) Verheul MSc. will start with Van Oord as from 1st September 2011 and be appointed member of […]

  • 1 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today Conference (DTC) proudly confirms Mark van Zanten, Senior Project Manager at Royal HaskoningDHV, as speaker during the event. DTC, set to take place on 9 and 10 October 2017 at Amsterdam RAI, will offer a forward-looking agenda for the industry addressing economic, social and environmental challenges and the capabilities of the dredging industry to tackle […]

  • 23 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Mr. Khaw Boon Wan, Singapore’s Coordinating Minister for Infrastructure and Minister for Transport, witnessed the installation of the 221st and final caisson for Tuas Terminal Phase 1 reclamation today. Commenting the latest milestone, Mr. Wan said: “We have been reclaiming from the sea since independence. But the Tuas reclamation project is not more of the same, […]

  • 12 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. House of Representatives said in their latest release that the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment will meet this week to receive testimony from the United States Army Corps of Engineers on Reports to Congress on Future Water Resources Development, and on Chief’s Reports.  Congressional review of these reports, along with an explanation […]