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  • 11 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The first field test of the new real time dredging sonar system called Multi Dredge is commissioned on the Dutch river Vecht, announced CT Systems. The new Multi Dredge system consists of multiple survey-grade transducers strategically placed on a dredging vessel. Each transducer is individually controlled and timed by the Viking software and the georeferenced […]

  • 13 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, completed an initial breach closure on levee L550 south of Watson, Missouri, Thursday. “Closing the L-550_B inlet breach has been an important milestone for USACE since our team arrived on site in late June. The government and contractor team worked collaboratively to identify and mitigate risks to […]

  • 19 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

     Royal Smals, a Dutch company involved in hydraulic and civil-engineering works, has just released a video about their work in the Lichtenau area in Germany.  The project, undertaken for the client Joos Umwelttechnik GmbH, included dredging of a significant amount of sand, gravel and clay from a former aggregates pit along the Oberrhein, near […]

  • 28 November 2018
    Business & Finance

     Royal Boskalis Westminster NV yesterday released an interesting video about a port construction and sandbar breakwater project in Nigeria. In Lekki, 80 kilometers east of Lagos, the company constructed a new port and 700-meter-long sandbar breakwater for which Boskalis used the natural sand flow along the Nigerian coast. For the construction of the sandbar […]

  • 24 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Kennet and Avon Canal, a waterway in southern England, will soon have one mile of newly restored bank. Restoration works on the portion of a 87 miles long canal are in full swing. According to Oda Dijksterhuis from the Canal and River Trust, the “green method” being used to rebuild the bank was similar […]

  • 9 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Following on from the Delta Scenarios for the Delta Plan in the Netherlands, Deltares is now also involved in drafting the socio-economic scenarios for the Mekong Delta Plan in Vietnam. Alongside climate change, socio-economic developments in that country are vital factors determining the use of land and water in the Mekong Delta. Scenarios important in […]

  • 19 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Deltares is performing scale test with a coral reef in the Scheldt Flume in Delft. The tests, commissioned by the University of Western Australia in Perth, are to be completed at the end of November. Aim of the tests is to find out to what extent the disintegration of the coral reef affects wave exposure […]

  • 2 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Wilmington Harbor maintenance dredging program, located at the Port of Wilmington in Delaware, is currently underway, with the main goal to ensure safe and reliable maritime commerce. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just released this amazing photo of Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company’s cutter suction dredger Texas, during the […]

  • 3 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The USACE’s Baltimore District hosted a public meeting May 30 at the Worcester County Library – Berlin Branch – to discuss two concurrent efforts: a project to address sediment accumulation (shoaling) in the Ocean City Inlet, as well as a study on the scour hole near Homer Gudelsky Park. During the meeting, fishermen and recreational […]

  • 25 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The largest port development in Cairns’ history is now complete, providing a much-needed shot in the arm for the tropical north city as it continues its COVID-19 recovery, Queensland Government announced today. Crews have wrapped up works on the final stage of the Palaszczuk Government’s $127 million shipping development project, putting the finishing touches on […]

  • 4 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, awarded the final contract for the cutoff wall required as part of the ongoing rehabilitation of the Herbert Hoover Dike (HHD), the earthen structure surrounding Lake Okeechobee. The Corps awarded the contract April 30, 2020 for $41.4 million to Bauer Foundation Corporation from Odessa, Florida. The contract […]

  • 3 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    A draft environmental assessment (EA) for a proposal to protect cultural sites from bank erosion within the Fort George Historic District at Lake Sharpe in Stanley County, South Dakota, is currently available for public review, said USACE’s Omaha District in its latest release.  The draft EA evaluates the environmental impacts of constructing an off-shore breakwater […]

  • 10 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Taniq, the Rotterdam based specialist that develops solutions for manufacturers of reinforced rubber products, has developed a large industrial robot to manufacture 12m long dredging hoses. “Using robotics in combination with lightweight engineering principles, the Delft University spin-off (2006) optimizes the hose construction and introduces unique product consistency through automation,” said Taniq in its release. […]

  • 16 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    In the future, Washington could receive requests for a host of new projects along the Pacific coast that include renewable energy, dredging disposal, mining, marine product harvesting, military uses, and offshore aquaculture operations, the Department of Ecology said in their latest release. Ecology has been leading a state effort to plan and prepare for these […]

  • 7 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded a small business contract in the amount of $2.6 million to RLB Contracting Inc, for replacement of the drop-outlet structures at Spilman Island Placement Area. “Spilman Island Placement Area provides capacity for maintenance material dredged from the Houston Ship Channel and Barbours Terminal Channel projects,” […]

  • 23 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    As the 2020 session in Albany picked back up, New York State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. and Assemblywoman Stacey Pheffer Amato were able to once again pass bill S.7295/A.9595 through the Senate and Assembly, looking to further protect the waters of Jamaica Bay, after Governor Andrew M. Cuomo vetoed a similar bill last year. […]

  • 17 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (February 11-17, 2019).   NMDC, Ravestein Ink Deal for New Backhoe Dredger National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) and Ravestein B.V. from the Netherlands have just signed a contract to design, construct, commission, trial and deliver new backhoe dredger to the UAE based […]

  • 27 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Honolulu District, in partnership with the State of Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources’ (DLNR) Division of Aquatic Resources, will provide an update on the West Maui Watershed Management Study at the Ridge 2 Reef Initiative (R2R) public meeting on August 30. During the meeting, set to take […]

  • 12 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Boskalis Nederland and biofuel supplier GoodFuels have announced a long-term partnership aimed at furthering Boskalis’ sustainable practices. “Reducing CO2 emissions is one of Boskalis’ long-term objectives. A 35% reduction in the CO2 emitted by the fleet and equipment in the Netherlands will be an important step towards achieving this ambition,” Boskalis said. Commenting the latest […]

  • 7 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, has issued a Public Notice for the Draft EA for the Los Angeles River Channel Reach 5C & 6A Accumulated Material Removal Project. USACE conducted an engineering review of the Glendale Narrows in 2016 to assess the flood conveyance capacity in anticipation of large rainfall associated with […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Twenty-nine communities across the State will share in $652,000 from the State Government to undertake projects to improve the condition and amenity of Western Australia’s coastline. Projects range from seagrass monitoring in Broome, coastal dune restoration in Perth, reef fish monitoring in Albany and coastal risk and foreshore management plans for the Mid-West and Pilbara. […]

  • 18 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Troy University researchers have been awarded a two-year $519,853 grant from the NOAA RESTORE Science Program that will identify where living shorelines are the most appropriate erosion control solution to protect tidal shorelines at various sites along the Gulf of Mexico. Dr. Chris Boyd of TROY’s Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences is the lead investigator on the project, […]

  • 7 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    East Devon District Council has completed the excavation of eight trial pits in Exmouth as part of its Beach Management Plan for the town. Exmouth’s 2015 Beach Management Plan (BMP), which was produced by coastal flood and erosion risk management consultants CH2M, established the need for the trial pits. The aim of the BMP is […]

  • 18 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Royal IHC recently launched two Delta Multi Craft (DMC) 1900 workboats for Huta Marine Works from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The launch of the Huta 518 and Huta 519 took place at the ship lift in Sliedrecht, the Netherlands. Like all Delta Multi Craft workboats, the DMC 1900 is a compact, multi-purpose and heavy-duty […]

  • 26 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Navigational accessibility between South Paray Bay and Iririki Island has been greatly improved following recent completion of the dredging works, Hall Contracting said in its latest announcement.  Cameron Hall, Managing Director of Hall Pacific – the company contracted by New Zealand contractor Hawkins to undertake the works – said his team had dredged a 50 meter […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The ongoing cleanup of the lower Fox River – the largest removal of contaminated sediments ever attempted anywhere – is a momentous project, but it is also part of a larger story, environmental officials said. Major efforts are underway to restore near-shore fisheries and wildlife habitat in the lower bay of Green Bay; innovative approaches […]