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  • 29 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Training Course “Environmental Aspects of Dredging” will next be presented in Delft, the Netherlands. Organised by the Postgraduate Academic Program (PAO) of the Delft University of Technology, it will take place 24-25 November 2014. Advanced educational credits are awarded to participants. The Training Course is based on the book Environmental Aspects of Dredging that […]

  • 26 June 2020
    Business development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Galveston District’ has announced the signing of a Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) with the Port Freeport Commission, effective June 23, 2020, for the Freeport Harbor Channel Improvement Project (FHCIP) to deepen and widen the Freeport Channel. This project will contribute to the economic efficiency of commercial navigation in the […]

  • 13 December 2010

    Contracting Without Limits to be held on 23-24 June 2011 in London, UK will bring together the main players of construction projects – project owners, contractors and consultants – for an in-depth exchange of knowledge to explore the benefits of adopting the philosophy of “contractual partnering”, a co-operation between these players from the very early […]

  • 13 November 2013

    Participants of the CEDA Forum 2013 technical visit to the Sand Engine, an innovative approach to coastal protection in the Province of North Holland, the Netherlands were treated with a spectacular view of this new and unique stretch of coast from the top of the NH Atlanta Hotel – a one-off opportunity except for those […]

  • 26 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Last week, U.S. Senator David Vitter, the ranking member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, joined industry and Louisiana transportation officials for the release of a new economic impact report detailing the benefits of deepening the Mississippi River to 50 feet from its current 45-foot draft. The Big River Coalition and […]

  • 8 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Lake Gregory’s swim beach is on track to be dredged of sediment and adorned with fresh sand in time for Memorial Day weekend, the San Bernardino County said in its latest release. The county has secured all permits needed from state and federal agencies and the work is set to begin this week. “Dredging in the […]

  • 10 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Speaking on behalf of the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA), Port of Cleveland President and CEO, William Friedman, will testify before the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW) today, in a hearing titled America’s Water Infrastructure Needs and Challenges. Mr. Friedman’s testimony, which will focus on issues related to navigation infrastructure maintenance, rehabilitation and replacement, […]

  • 8 November 2011

    EPA New England announces a series of informational public meetings to present EPA’s preferred cleanup alternative for the Centredale Manor Restoration Project Superfund Site. The meetings are scheduled for: – Tues. Nov. 8 at 7 pm to be held at the North Providence Town Hall, Council Chambers, 2nd Floor, 2000 Smith Street, North Providence, R.I. […]

  • 14 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The new Cat® Dual-Lock Tilt (DLT) pin-grabber-type hydraulic coupler, available for 5- and 8-ton Cat mini hydraulic excavators, increases machine versatility with the ability to rotate work tools through a 180-degree arc. The design provides optimum flexibility and efficiency in applications such as finish grading, demolition, ditch cleaning, and landscaping—eliminating the need and expense of […]

  • 5 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, and Plaquemines Parish Government are hosting a ceremony on Wednesday, August 6, to recognize the signing of a partnership agreement for initiation of Louisiana Coastal Area Beneficial Use of Dredged Material projects. These projects aim to increase the use of material dredged from the Mississippi River […]

  • 10 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a leading heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector, today provided an update for investors on the company’s outlook and end markets. Market Outlook The company remains encouraged about the second half of 2014 and beyond, as positive developments in its various end markets continue. As expected, utilization of some […]

  • 8 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The UN International Seabed Authority (ISA) is undertaking stakeholder consultations as it commences development of a regulatory framework for the future recovery of mineral resources from the seabed in international areas. The deadline for contributing to the UN ISA survey is 16 May 2014. The ISA survey covers: – Financial terms and obligations; – Environmental […]

  • 16 January 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    In the last week of 2011, Damen Dredging Equipment delivered, as the very last cutter suction dredger of the year, the CSD500 “Conchas”. Its owner, the UK based company Marina and Ports Services, ordered the dredger mid October. In a mere 2 months the standard dredger was taken from Damen’s stock and has been fitted […]

  • 11 February 2013

    Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.), member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee attended the “Oversight Hearing on Implementation of Corps of Engineers Water Resources Policies”, held on February 7, 2013 where he addressed the present. The following is the Senator’s statement: “Madame Chair, Ranking Member Vitter, thank you for having this hearing today to […]

  • 23 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    North Dakota Senator, John Hoeven, yesterday announced that he has secured a provision in the Senate’s Water Resources and Development Act (WRDA) that supports the construction of comprehensive flood protection in the Red River Valley. Hoeven’s legislation will allow flood control structures under the updated comprehensive flood protection plan for the Fargo-Moorhead region to be […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., praised the passage of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) reauthorization bill that includes important Army Corps reforms and streamlines the authorization for projects in Southwest Louisiana, including language to allow the deepening of the Port of Iberia channel and Sabine-Neches Waterway, along with increased dredging for […]

  • 29 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Nautilus Minerals’ Production Support Vessel (PSV) was launched today at the Mawei shipyard in China, the company said in its latest release.  The vessel will be used by Nautilus and its partner, Eda Kopa (Solwara) Limited at the Solwara 1 project site, in the Bismarck Sea off Papua New Guinea. Mike Johnston, Nautilus’ CEO, said: […]

  • 20 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC), exclusively for Dredging Today, looks back at 2016 and forward to 2017. IADC is the global umbrella organisation for contractors in the private dredging industry. As such IADC is dedicated to not only promoting the skills, integrity and reliability of its members, but also the dredging industry in […]

  • 10 July 2013

    Improvements in the Great Barrier Reef Report Card released today are dwarfed by the impacts of the dredging and dumping the old parties are allowing in the Great Barrier Reef for the big mining companies, say the Australian Greens. “We’ve seen some reduction in chemical runoff from some reef catchments reported today but the old […]

  • 26 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just published the latest edition of their Terra et Aqua magazine. The new Terra et Aqua shines a spotlight on the dredging industry through three new articles about sliding slurry, a prevention checklist, sustainability advocate and value creator. “Which slurry transport regime should be used and why? Sape Miedema, Director of […]

  • 17 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Redwood City, California, announced last week that Fiscal Year 2017-18 was its best year in history, generating $8.6 million in revenue and over 2.3 million metric tons of cargo moving across the port docks, a 49% percent increase in cargo over the prior year.  Commenting the latest release, Lorianna Kastrop, Port Commission chair, […]

  • 1 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    On Wednesday 9 October, the IHC Merwede Handbook for Centrifugal Pumps and Slurry Transportation was launched at IHC Merwede’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, The Netherlands. The book has been written by Kees van den Berg – who works at MTI Holland – and owes its existence to the initiative and sponsorship of his employer and its […]

  • 1 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Only four months after the signing of the contract, Damen successfully shipped a fully customized Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD) 350 to Brazil. The standard dredger was adapted to meet Brazilian Naval requirements and received additional options as per customer request. The CSD350 is the first stationary dredger Damen has delivered to Brazil. Many countries – […]

  • 31 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works will hold a full committee hearing entitled, “The Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund and the Need to Invest in the Nation’s Ports.” The hearing is scheduled for 10:00am EST in 406 Dirksen Senate Office Building. This is the first hearing on legislation that may be included in […]

  • 27 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    After the introduction of the bipartisan Water Resources Development Act of 2016, Senator Barbara Boxer, Ranking Member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, issued the following statement. “I am proud that this bipartisan legislation includes vital support for ongoing work in my home State of California, including the Los Angeles River and Salton […]

  • 12 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Following an announcement by the U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure and the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment, American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) President and CEO Kurt Nagle lauded the leaders of these committees for championing legislation that moves the nation closer to a final water resources bill to spur […]