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  • 19 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Col. Ed Chamberlayne, USACE Baltimore District commander, yesterday signed an agreement with the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (MWCOG) to begin a three-year study on possible ways to address coastal flooding and storm damage across more than 57 square miles in the District of Columbia. The $3 million agreement, inked at the Baltimore District Headquarters, will […]

  • 4 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The USACE’s Los Angeles District, LA County Department of Public Works, and the Ventura County Watershed Protection District have partnered together to prepare a feasibility study to support comprehensive flood risk management, ecosystem restoration and other water resources decision-making throughout the Santa Clara River Watershed. An array of multi-purpose alternatives will be prepared with the […]

  • 8 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Oyo State, an inland state in south-western Nigeria, has announced that 24 rivers in the state will be dredged as part of the proactive measures to mitigate against flooding. The government noted in its statement that the rivers have been approved for dredging through the World Bank assisted project, Ibadan Urban Flood management, […]

  • 4 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The proposed federal budget for 2018 includes drastic cuts in funding for Great Lakes programs. It calls on the eight states bordering the lakes to fund a wide array of programs designed to safeguard the lakes and protect public health and ecosystems. U.S. President Donald Trump also proposed deep funding cuts in Great Lakes programs […]

  • 20 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Mackley employees working on two Team Van Oord sites in West Sussex have received specialist training on silt management, one of the leading causes of pollution generated at construction sites. The training was delivered by the specialist consultancy Frog Environmental to teams working on the Clay’s Lake and Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls schemes. Organised by […]

  • 10 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    After filling more than 8,800 truckloads and 4,300 railcars over seven months, Wynn Boston Harbor announced last week that the last pile of excavated contaminated soil was removed from its construction site in Everett.  The ‘bottoming out’ of this $2.4 billion project marks the completion of one of the largest and most complex urban construction […]

  • 7 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has announced the availability of Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment and the opening of a 45-day review period for the public to submit written comments for the Hudson-Raritan Estuary Ecosystem Restoration Feasibility Study. The Draft FR/EA addresses the impacts associated with implementation of ecosystem […]

  • 28 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    President of the Republic of Maldives, Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, inaugurated the official development of a new runway at Velana International Airport (VIA) in Hulhule yesterday. The project is awarded to Beijing Urban Construction Group (BUCG) from China. During the ceremony, the president was accompanied by the managing director of Maldives Airport’s Company Ltd (MACL), Adil Moosa, […]

  • 24 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Aquamec Ltd., a Finland based developer and manufacturer of the Watermaster multipurpose machines, has released a very interesting paper on flood fighting activities in the Philippines. The paper focuses on flood prevention efforts of the Philippines’ Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH). DPWH – responsible for providing and managing quality infrastructure facilities and services for […]

  • 23 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Department on Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will be pursuing flood mitigation projects in Northern Mindanao, the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) reports. Massive flooding along Butuan-Cagayan-Iligan Road (BCIR) occurred on January 16 due to two weather disturbances, low pressure area (LPA) and tail-end of a cold front, affecting 1.345 families or 5.625 individuals in the […]

  • 10 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The consortium consisting of Van Oord and Urbinveste – Promoção e Projectos Imobiliários, S.A. – has been awarded the contract for the design and construction of the Marginal da Corimba project in Luanda, Angola. The contract has been signed with the Angolan government and contains a financing agreement arranged by ING Bank NV and a […]

  • 2 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you a list of the most popular interviews from the past year.   Beacon Marine: Osterville Dredging Scheme Wrapped Up Beacon Marine Construction, LLC., a Massachusetts based full service marine contractor, has completed a dredging and beach nourishment project in Osterville, MA.   Julong Dredging Raises the Bar Julong Dredging & Mining Machinery Co., […]

  • 2 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With the New Year finally here, DredgingToday will take you back to some of the most read stories of December 2016.   Boskalis Wins EUR 120 Million Dredging Contract in Brazil Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded a contract by Açu Petróleo S.A. (joint venture company of Prumo Logística S.A. and Oiltanking Gmbh) for the […]

  • 18 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (December 12-18, 2016).   IADC Dredging in Figures 2015 Available The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just released its Dredging in Figures 2015, an annual review of the global dredging market.   Royal HaskoningDHV: New Land Reclamation Method […]

  • 2 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Flanders Investment & Trade Agency and the Brussels Export & Investment Promotion Agency with the support of East Flanders province (Belgium) will lead an economic delegation to Vietnam, according to the Vietnam Breaking News. The delegation with over 40 company members will arrive in Ho Chi Minh City on December 4-7 and in Hanoi […]

  • 27 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 21-27, 2016).   Dredging Barge Grounded on Niles Beach The U.S. Coast Guard harbormaster is working to secure dredging barges after one of the barges broke free from its mooring in Gloucester Harbor.   Russia to Build Modern Dredgers […]

  • 23 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Rotterdam and Jakarta will be exchanging knowledge about urban water management and the effects of climate change for another three years. This was announced today, during Prime Minister Rutte’s economic mission to Indonesia where a new partnership agreement was signed. The exchange program, which is called ‘Dutch Training & Exposure Program Rotterdam – DKI Jakarta’, is jointly […]

  • 17 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Van Oord’s water injection dredger Borr is currently working on the River Parrett, testing new methods of dredging Somerset’s rivers. The dredging trials, funded by Somerset Rivers Authority, are being delivered by the Parrett Internal Drainage Board and their contractors Van Oord. During the three-week trials, dredging will be carried out between Westonzoyland Pumping Station and Burrowbridge. The […]

  • 28 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The World Canals Conference, which visits a different waterway destination around the world each year, took place in Inverness from 19th to 22nd September. The event was organised by the hosts, Scottish Canals, on behalf of Inland Waterways International. The conference was based around Eden Court Theater situated on the banks of the River Ness, […]

  • 30 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The TSHD “JUN YANG 1”, built Royal IHC in 2016 for Guangzhou Dredging Company (GDC), is currently on her maiden voyage from Kinderdijk, the Netherlands, to Guangzhou, China, taking the long way home via Cape Town. The “Jun Yang 1” of 167.5 x 31.0 meters is propelled by two MAN type 9L48/60CR main engines, with a […]

  • 27 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Three Birmingham-area waterways will see environmental improvements, thanks to grants from the Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration Program. Turkey and Village creeks in Jefferson County and Shoal Creek in Shelby County will benefit from the grants, which will help reduce erosion and aid water quality, among other improvements. “These projects will engage multiple organizations, […]

  • 11 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Ho Chi Minh City has just announced plans to begin dredging operations on their 18 polluted waterways, located in two of its central districts. The HCMC Center for Urban Flood Control will be responsible for this cleanup project, according to the Vietnam Breaking News. Le Van Khoa, Deputy Chairman of HCMC People’s Committee, revealed more details […]

  • 29 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The 2500 m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Macuti, owned by the Mozambican Dredging Comoany (Emodraga), collided with a cargo ship in the Port of Beira access channel on Monday. The cargo ship, a Panama-registered container vessel, was leaving Beira and heading to the Port of Durban, according to the AllAfrica Global Media. A local television station […]

  • 20 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The World Organization of Dredging Associations (WODA), during the gala dinner of its triennial international conference in Miami (WODCON) last week, presented four Environmental Excellence Awards in two categories, Environmental Dredging and Dredging for Coastal Reinforcement. The First Prize for WODA’s Environmental Excellence Award for Environmental Dredging was presented to the Project Team for Boeing’s […]

  • 27 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Bulacan Governor Wilhelmino M. Sy-Alvarado has invited the local government units, civic groups and residents to join hands in reviving the Marilao-Meycauayan-Obando River System (MMORS). “Everything goes down to the river. For the dredging to be successful, we must stop the source of the pollution. Everybody, especially the communities in the said areas, must help […]

  • 26 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Salix River and Wetland Services Ltd., a bioengineering firm based in South Wales, has been busy for quite some time now with the transformation of Walthamstow Wetlands into the largest urban wetland reserve in Europe. The company has just released this photo of the large modular pontoon with 13 tonne machine placing the silt behind nicospan revetment. Salix began work […]