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  • 9 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Neumann Contractors cutter suction dredger Nu Compact has started its dredging work at a north-western Victorian sand mine. The mine owners will be operating the dredger 24/7 for a three year period, dredging raw material from the sand extraction areas for processing, Neumann said in its announcement. Prior to delivery on site the dredger underwent […]

  • 12 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The maintenance dredging operations are scheduled to begin on or about 15 January 2016 for all major berths and swing basins within port of Melbourne waters, according to the Victorian Regional Channels Authority (VRCA). Short Road Wharf has been established as the base for all plant and all dredged material will be transferred to the northern Dredged Material Ground located […]

  • 6 December 2011

    In an effort to allow bigger vessels to enter the regional Victorian port, dredging work is currently underway at the Port of Portland. Dredging work of the berth pocket at the end of Portland berth no.6 started last week and is expected to take about one month. Authorities hired Maritime Constructions, Adelaide based firm for […]

  • 11 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi has invited his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, to attend the inauguration of the New Suez Canal project, scheduled for August this year. Sisi extended the invitation to Putin at meeting in Moscow two days ago. The presidents also discussed prospects for the development of relations between the two countries. The Russian President thanked […]

  • 12 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    In June of 2014 the Western Dredging Association and Texas A&M will be taking its next Annual Western Hemisphere Dredging Conference to new heights. The Fairmont Royal York in Toronto, Canada will be hosting this landmark meeting. “Our Annual Western Hemisphere Dredging Conference will begin with a pre-conference tour of Toronto, a city that has […]

  • 22 July 2020
    Authorities & Government

    Attorney General William Tong and Congressman Joe Courtney (CT-2) on Monday welcomed a decision by the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York in dredging case vital to CT maritime economy. In the press release, the attorney general applauded the court decision in Rosado v. Pruitt upholding the lawful selection of […]

  • 26 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    As part of a future Corio Bay Channels Upgrade Project, investigative works in the vicinity of No 1 and No 2 Beacons in the Wilson Spit Channel will be conducted between October 28 and November 9, 2015. These works will be undertaken by the Heron Construction’s backhoe dredger Machiavelli, the Victorian Regional Channels Authority said. The Machiavelli, with […]

  • 4 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Gippsland Ports announced the successful completion of the 2012-2013 maintenance dredging program on the bar and inner channels at Lakes Entrance. The dredging program, to provide reliable ocean access to and from the Gippsland Lakes, is funded by the Victorian Government. This dredging program commenced on 19 October 2012 and concluded on 9 December 2012 […]

  • 7 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Warrnambool City Council has just revealed its plan to re-apply for funding to improve boat-launching facilities at the Port of Warrnambool. According to local media, the council had applied for $2.16 million of the financing through the Victorian Government’s 2016-2017 Boating Safety and Facilities Program but has been advised the project will not be funded […]

  • 12 October 2012

    The Victorian Coalition Government has today announced a $5 million program to restore flood damaged catchments and improve environmental conditions for tourism businesses and irrigators in flood affected areas. Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional and Rural Development Peter Ryan said the 2012 Flood Support Program would provide further assistance for regions impacted by severe […]

  • 28 September 2012

    After the contractor rooted up parts of a vehicle from the Mississippi riverfront in Keokuk, the dredging project was halted. “We called in the Keokuk Emergency Volunteer Corps,” said Keokuk Police Chief Dave Hinton. “Their divers located a car, but they couldn’t get anything hooked on because it was buried in sediment. The divers showed […]

  • 14 February 2012

    U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) released the following statement on the news that the Administration will allocate over $31 million in their fiscal year 2013 budget for the Delaware Deepening Project: “The inclusion of over $31 million to the Delaware Deepening project in the President’s budget is a significant victory for the region that will […]

  • 8 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) is repairing  the Point Lonsdale seawall, which was damaged by winter storms. Local contractors Elstone Diving Services Pty Ltd started the $47,000 project yesterday. DELWP Senior Environmental Planner, Frances Northeast, said: “A series of storms over winter saw high sea levels and powerful waves cause damage […]

  • 15 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The European Parliament convincingly granted its final endorsement to the EU-Canada Free Trade Agreement (CETA) on Wednesday, 15 February. Eight years after CETA negotiations began the European Parliament gave its’ final vote today on the free trade agreement. The vote follows a long and difficult process, in which the Belgian region of Wallonia threatened to […]

  • 11 July 2012

    Congressman Cedric Richmond released the following statement in response to the inclusion of the RESTORE Act in the transportation bill. “The inclusion of the RESTORE Act in the final transportation bill marks a significant victory for recovery efforts in Louisiana,” said Congressman Cedric Richmond. “The bill requires that 80 percent of the Deepwater Horizon fines […]

  • 24 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    VolkerStevin will be giving a talk on the coastal defence works being undertaken at Cromer as part of the Cromer Preservation Society’s Annual General Meeting (AGM), held at the Cromer Community Hall on the 27th March 2014. Duncan Nash, VolkerStevin site agent, said: “The Cromer Preservation Society has an invested interest in the Coastal Defence […]

  • 25 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Suisun City Council has approved a proposal to contract with an engineering planning firm Moffatt & Nichol to start the necessary activities for the Suisun Marina dredging project. This cleanup scheme will include dredging operations in the marina channel and in Whispering Bay, the Daily Republic reports. The contract with Moffatt & Nichol will cost the […]

  • 30 October 2013

    In June of 2014 the Western Dredging Association and Texas A&M will be taking its next Annual Western Hemisphere Dredging Conference to new heights. The Fairmont Royal York in Toronto, Canada will be hosting us at this landmark meeting destination. “Our Annual Western Hemisphere Dredging Conference will begin with a pre-conference tour of Toronto, a […]

  • 5 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The City of Port Phillip is about to begin Middle Park Beach dredging and beach renourishment works. The works will involve dredging around 60,000m³ of sand which will be spread out to create a larger beach profile with an initial width of 35 meters. The project, being undertaken jointly by the City of Port Phillip and the Department […]

  • 9 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Auckland-based marine construction and dredging company, Heron Construction Ltd., has taken delivery of its two new 1200m³ Split Hopper Barges. The new SHB’s come as a timely addition to the Heron’s Australian fleet that is currently carrying out dredging operations throughout Victorian waters. The SHB’s are fitted with Bow Thrusters that represent Heron’s dedication not only to production, but dedication […]

  • 12 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Ports Luke Donnellan today opened applications for the Andrews Labor Government’s $8 million 2015-16 Boating Safety and Facilities Program. Victorian boating groups, local councils and other community organisations will be able to apply for either individual grants or state-wide programs until 16 September 2015. Grants are awarded to applicants who can demonstrate that […]

  • 19 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Four VolkerStevin projects have been shortlisted in the Project of the Year award categories at the Construction News Awards 2020. These projects are: Lincolnshire Lakes Flood Defense Scheme (under £20m); Victory Jetty (£20-£50m); Ipswich Tidal Barrier (£20-£50m); Dover Western Docks Revival (over £50m). Commenting the latest announcement, VolkerStevin Managing Director, Rob Coupe, said: “The announcement […]

  • 12 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Rochester community is receiving $510,000 to deliver the first stage of the town’s flood mitigation plan, Minister for Water Peter Walsh announced last week. With Member for Rodney Paul Weller in Rochester, Mr Walsh said stage one of the plan included selecting and designing the most effective flood mitigation works, and upgrading local flood […]

  • 24 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Carlton Fields Jorden Burt Miami Shareholder Gary Pappas and Biscayne Waterkeeper Executive Director Dr. Rachel Silverstein gave a lecture to approximately 50 students at the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science on November 20, 2014. This special seminar, “Corals, the Endangered Species Act, and the Case of Port Miami,” provided students with […]

  • 25 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan League of Conservation Voters applauded Attorney General Bill Schuette for his affirmation that Michigan’s Natural Resources Trust Fund (NRTF) is constitutionally guaranteed to be used solely for protecting the resources for future generations. The Attorney General’s opinion is a huge victory for Michigan’s natural resources and affirms what experts, statewide leaders and Michigan […]

  • 21 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    With the omnibus spending bill passed by Congress last week, Congresswoman Janice Hahn celebrated the success of her port policy priorities included in the package. The omnibus legislation included Congresswoman Hahn’s provision to boost the funding for the country’s ports out of the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund (HMTF). “This is a major victory for our ports, allowing […]