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  • 20 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Exmouth Marina dredging project, aimed to collect mud from the bottom of the marina and drop it off at Sprey Point, started earlier this week. WM Plant Hire‏ has just released this beautiful photo from this very important cleanup scheme. The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has granted a marine licence to Exmouth Marina in August […]

  • 6 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Long reach excavator specialists, WM Plant Hire, are using their 65 tonne machine to clear an area of the dock basin at Canary Wharf ahead of a major development. Working with main Contractor, Commercial Marine & Piling, the machine is removing obstructions at depths up to 16 meters and is fitted with a sophisticated electronic […]

  • 11 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    GPS Marine Contractors are working on the central section of the Thames Tideway Project in readiness for the muck away for the tunneling spoil. The company has invested in 8 new barges capable of carrying up to 1750 tonnes with a length of almost 60 meters. The standard Eurobarge 2801 has already been shortened to 56 […]

  • 6 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    East Devon District Council has mobilized a sea defense project to protect the seafront at Exmouth, where recent inspections showed emergency repairs were needed, WM Plant Hire said in their latest release.  Structural sheet piling and rock armor were chosen as the preferred option to protect the existing sea wall from erosion. Kier has been appointed […]

  • 8 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Opened on this day, 8 May 1984, the famous Thames Barrier continues to play a vital role in the country’s flood defenses. This image, released by long reach specialist WM Plant Hire Ltd, shows a flashback to some emergency works carried out by Van Oord to remove silt from the gate underwater. In order to […]

  • 23 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    WM Plant Hire, a Bridgnorth-based company that operates one of the largest fleet of long reach excavators in the UK, has just released a video about the River Parrett maintenance dredging scheme. The project used a wide range of long reach excavators to dredge a 2.5 km stretch of the River Parrett in Somerset. Work was carried […]

  • 19 March 2020
    Business & Finance

     WM Plant Hire yesterday released this beautiful video about the dredging operations on the River Parrett. The scheme is being led for Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA) by the Parrett Internal Drainage Board (IDB), working closely with the Environment Agency and Natural England. The aim of the proposed works is to help the SRA reduce […]

  • 10 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme (FAS), led by Leeds City Council in partnership with the Environment Agency, is moving forward. The Leeds project is one of the largest river flood defense schemes in the country and this provision of flood protection for the River Aire is designed to protect against a 1 in 200-year flood […]

  • 26 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    BAM Nuttall have recently completed a major milestone on the V&A Museum in Dundee, namely the construction of the coffer dam which will allow the structure to be built out into the Tay. The selection of the right plant and equipment was crucial to meet the tight deadlines, with the summer embargo of works on […]

  • 21 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Boskalis’ Magnor, one of the world’s largest backhoe dredgers, is in Hull, conducting dredging operations for the Green Port development project. The Green Port scheme, being developed by Siemens and its partner Associated British Ports (ABP), will be the the UK’s first offshore wind turbine manufacturing, assembly, service and installation facility. The Magnor, launched in mid-February […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Business & Finance

     The V&A Museum in Dundee that reaches out into the River Tay was officially opened this month. The iconic structure required extensive marine works to build the foundations in this challenging tidal environment. Back in 2015 a large steel piled temporary cofferdam was installed using a 45 tonne long reach excavator along with heavy […]

  • 15 June 2012

    Later this summer, Honeywell International will begin dredging on the Onondaga Lake, YNN reports. Dredging is the next step in a $450 million remediation project which has undergone five years of design and planning. More than 500 scientists, engineers, and laborers are working on the project and more local workers will be hired as the […]

  • 11 July 2012

    Improvements to Phoenix Lake will be presented by Tuolumne Utilities District (TUD) staff at a Special Board meeting and an educational public meeting this Thursday, July 12, 2012. The Phoenix Lake Preservation and Restoration Plan has developed conceptual plans for lake restoration (including a lake dredging plan), water quality improvements, wetland habitat improvements, public access, […]

  • 18 May 2012

    A private contractor hired by the Army Corps of Engineers is dredging the Holland’s harbor this week, reports wzzm13.com. Members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers say strong storms may have caused the sand to build up earlier than usual, forcing the harbor to close last fall. Several ships carrying coal have been forced […]

  • 24 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    Executives from Caterpillar Inc. and leaders from the state of Texas celebrated the grand opening of Caterpillar’s state-of-the-art hydraulic excavator facility in Victoria, Texas. The new, 1.1 million-square-foot operation represents a $200 million investment by Caterpillar to increase excavator capacity and production in the United States. The company has already hired about 225 new employees […]

  • 3 May 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    IMS introduces the deep digging Depth Master 55 (DM-55TM) as the latest addition to is versatile dredge product line. The DM-55TM is IMS’s solution to making deep maintenance dredging and environmental dredging affordable. No longer will ports need to hire large commercial dredging outfits to do expensive deep maintenance dredging. Now they can invest in […]

  • 14 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Thomas Fields, President of the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners, gave his official inaugural speech on Aug. 5, 2013. In it, he outlined his plans to launch a 100-day “listening tour” with Port customers and other stakeholders, and to pursue the development of “maritime industry clusters” to enhance the Port’s economic benefits to the […]

  • 11 May 2010

    FURIOUS residents have accused authorities of ignoring dire erosion at the iconic Portsea front beach. Mornington Peninsula Shire councillor… [mappress] Source: mornington-peninsula-leader, May 11, 2010;

  • 10 October 2012

    New Hanover County announces the hiring of H. Layton Bedsole Jr. as the County’s Shore Protection Coordinator, filling a key role tasked with managing the County’s waterways, shore protection, and beach nourishment efforts. H. Layton Bedsole Jr., a Wilmington area native, will join the County October 30, 2012, transitioning from the private sector where he […]

  • 23 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The long-awaited cleanup and restoration of Menekaunee Harbor just got a big boost with news of a $5 million grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, officials said. The City of Marinette and the Department of Natural Resources are partners in the efforts to restore this historic harbor, once home to commercial fishing fleets. Much […]

  • 5 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    A major review of the lower Murray River’s action plans has identified improvements in riverbank stability and vegetation in its upper reaches but further degradation in the lower reaches, according to Science Network WA. The Peel-Harvey Catchment Council (PHCC) has developed the 2014 River Action Plan (RAP) with the Shire of Murray, Department of Water […]

  • 18 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Southsea Coastal Scheme, responsible for delivering new sea defenses along 4.5km of seafront from Old Portsmouth to Eastney, today released the latest update on their coastal project. “Two weeks in and we are making great progress in getting set up before construction, starting with moving resources into Clarence Pier Carpark which is serving as our […]

  • 1 April 2014

    The Baton Rouge Area Foundation will hire a firm to create a master plan for the LSU and City Park Lakes, a critical step to save them from reverting to swampland. The city-parish and LSU own the lakes, while BREC operates the Baton Rouge Beach recreational area on the bank. Together, they are supporting the […]

  • 30 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The dredging operations have been completed at the Mallacoota Ocean Access Boat Ramp and the boat ramp has been reopened for traffic by the East Gippsland Shire Council. The excavation dredging included the mobilization of plant and equipment to the Boat Ramp site and lower car park. This is the first time since the ramp was opened […]

  • 16 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (September 10 – 16, 2018).   Florida ICWW Dredging Plan Introduced The Florida Inland Navigation District will be receiving sealed bids for the construction of the Intracoastal Waterway Maintenance Dredging project at its offices in Jupiter, Florida until 2 PM, […]

  • 16 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As part of a first-of-its-kind cooperative agreement, the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) and the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MarAd) have teamed up to develop a port investment plan toolkit that will help port authorities create investment-quality infrastructure development plans in order to attract public and/or private capital to fund their infrastructure […]