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  • 16 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Testifying today for the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) before the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee’s Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee in a hearing titled “Foundations for a New Water Resources Development Act,” Duluth Seaway Port Authority Executive Director and AAPA U.S. Delegation Chairman Adolph Ojard laid out three key areas that AAPA […]

  • 31 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As the CEDA-IADC Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference is approaching very fast, we took an opportunity to speak with Mr. Erik van der Blom, Manager Development and Innovation at the conference’s gold sponsor – Royal IHC. In this interview, Mr. van der Blom revealed his expectations of the event, introduced the latest developments at Royal IHC and his […]

  • 28 August 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District has agreed to accept funds from the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) in order to expedite the processing of MassDOT Department of Army permit applications. The agreement will expedite Corps review of permit applications submitted by MassDOT pursuant to Section 404 of the Clean Water Act, […]

  • 12 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga. last week demanded answers from one Obama administration official who played a key role in refusing to give the green light in March to the Savannah Harbor Deepening Project, which is Georgia’s number one economic development project. During a hearing of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, […]

  • 12 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Colin Fraser, Member of Parliament for West Nova, announced yesterday that the Government of Canada is investing $5.7 million this year in six small craft harbor improvement projects in West Nova. Two of these harbors will see their investment extend into future years for an additional $1.2 million. Small craft harbors play an important role […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On the 18th and 19th June, 2014, the IADC/CEDA “Environmental Aspects of Dredging” Course was hosted by HR Wallingford at their headquarters in Howbery Park, Wallingford, UK. With a total of 27 delegates attending from France, UK, Netherlands, Belgium, Qatar, Ireland and Colombia, the presentations and workshops forming the course were the scene of much […]

  • 10 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    A progress report on the Avalon beach fill project has been announced. This project will result in 290,000 cubic yards of sand being placed on the Avalon beach­front from 9th Street south to 25th Street: –As of Wednes­day, Jan­u­ary 9th, 2013 more than 70,000 cubic yards of sand have already been placed in the beach […]

  • 9 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Senator John Hoeven yesterday convened a roundtable with local leaders from the Fargo-Moorhead region on efforts to advance comprehensive flood protection in the Red River Valley. Hoeven outlined provisions he recently secured to support flood control efforts, including in the Fiscal Year 2019 Energy and Water funding bill, which was passed by the Senate in June, and the […]

  • 2 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (September 26-October 2, 2016).   Wasa Dredging Makes Progress on Klintehamn Harbor Scheme The Klintehamn Harbor dredging scheme, being conducted by Wasa Dredging, is progressing according to schedule.   French President Kicks Off Calais Port Extension Project The foundation stone […]

  • 15 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Rabobank Publishes Outlook for Dredging Sector CEDA Corporate Member Rabobank has published its newest outlook for the dredging sector, and for the first time, made it available to the general public.   Greens: Abbott OKs Great Barrier Reef Destruction (Australia) Tony Abbott’s Great Barrier Reef policy, reported on today, completely ignores the impacts of mining […]

  • 12 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers yesterday announced that they received 94 proposals for beneficial use of dredged material pilot projects pursuant to Section 1122 of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016, Beneficial Use of Dredged Material. Section 1122 requires USACE to establish a pilot program to carry out 10 projects for the […]

  • 15 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The financial costs associated with dredging activity are highly variable, depending on the plant being employed and the type of dredging being undertaken, Anthony D Bates Partnership (ADBP) reports.  Since 2005, the Construction Industry Research and Information Association (CIRIA), has published the book ‘Cost standards for dredging equipment’. The guide presents the primary capital values […]

  • 4 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken and Representative Rick Nolan announced $10 million to improve infrastructure at the Port of Duluth-Superior. The announcement comes after Senators Klobuchar and Franken sent letters to the Department in support of the project. “Strengthening the Port of Duluth-Superior helps strengthen the economy in Duluth and helps businesses across […]

  • 18 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Federal, state and local partners will mark the completion of Phase 1 of the $30.9 million Muddy River Flood Risk Management project in a ribbon cutting ceremony of the Justine Mee Liff Park on April 21, 2017 in Boston, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers just announced. The Muddy River project was in response to […]

  • 14 June 2010
    Business & Finance

    The 2009 domestic bid market increased significantly to $1.1 billion from $783 million in 2008, primarily as a result of needed maintenance projects.The Corps goal is to reach 95% U.S. port operating capacity by 2013. Heightens the need to maintain and deepen U.S. East and Gulf Coast ports,Jacksonville & Delaware projects, among others, moving forward,Renewed […]

  • 28 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Colin Fraser, Member of Parliament for West Nova, on behalf of Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, yesterday announced that the Government of Canada is investing $8.35 million in harbor infrastructure in West Nova. Commenting the latest announcement, Colin Fraser said: “This $8.35 million investment in local small craft harbors […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The CEDA African Section will be hosting an international symposium “Dredging without Boundaries” on 27-28 November 2014, in Casablanca, Morocco. Dredging works have an important role in the construction and maintenance of port infrastructure in the world and particularly on the North African coast. Dredging projects are based around the three key parameters of environment, […]

  • 23 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Port of Grays Harbor Executive Director, Gary Nelson, last week participated in the U.S. House Subcommittee on Water Resources roundtable discussion, named ‘America’s Water Resources Infrastructure: Concepts for the Next Water Resources Development Act, Part II’ in Coos Bay, Oregon. Representing the Association of American Port Authorities (AAPA) as the North Pacific Caucus Chair, Mr. […]

  • 29 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Yesterday’s passage of H.5303, the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016 by the U.S. House of Representatives, moves the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project closer to securing the authorization necessary to begin construction. “The entire South Carolina Delegation has worked diligently to ensure the bill moves forward in order to enable the project to begin […]

  • 24 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Earlier in October, enthusiastic students of the University of Portsmouth were given the opportunity to see a dredging project in action. The students arrived at the Site Office of the Southampton Channel Widening Project and were welcomed by Maarten de Wit of Boskalis. After a short introduction to the project the students alighted a small […]

  • 6 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) Secretary General, Rene Kolman, will introduce the Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure guidebook at the congress ‘Hydraulic Engineering Structures of Water Transport’, taking place in Moscow on February 7-8, 2018.  Published by the Central Dredging Association (CEDA) and IADC, the new guidebook is written by a team of expert authors […]

  • 8 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dr. Charles Boustany has received a favorable Chief’s Report from the United States Army Corps of Engineers for the Southwest Coastal Louisiana Feasibility Study. The report recommends over $3 billion in projects to reinforce, rebuild and protect the coastal communities of Calcasieu, Cameron and Vermilion Parishes from future hurricane and storm surge destruction. “Since Hurricane […]

  • 15 July 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Damen Shipyards Group has sold a full option Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD) 500 to the Argentinian dredging contractor Servimagnus, the company announced today in a press release. The CSD will work on the ambitious waterways programme in the province of Buenos Aires. “Currently, there is an important dredging project taking place in Argentina,” said Ezequiel […]

  • 10 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) announced on Tuesday that P8.1 billion in funds have already been made available for flood-control and irrigation projects earlier approved by the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Board. The funds will be charged against overall savings generated by the national government from FYs 2011 and 2012. Of […]

  • 9 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Yesterday’s passage of S.612, the Water Infrastructure Improvement for the Nation Act (WIIN) by the U.S. House of Representatives, moves the Charleston Harbor Deepening Project closer to securing the authorization necessary to begin construction. The WIIN Act, formerly known as Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), which passed the House by a vote of 360-61, now […]

  • 10 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District is inviting the public to an outreach meeting (June 12, Glenn Hall Park, 5415 Sandburg Drive) to discuss upcoming American River levee work at a city sump station near the River Park neighborhood. Representatives from federal, state and local agencies will be available to answer questions about the construction […]