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  • 16 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Planning Matthew Guy has implemented Stage 2 of the Victorian Coalition Government’s commitment to protect Melbourne’s iconic rivers. “The Coalition Government is delivering on its commitment to protect Melbourne’s main waterways; the Yarra and Maribyrnong Rivers,” Mr Guy said. Mr Guy said local planning controls along the Yarra River between Burke Road, Ivanhoe […]

  • 6 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Tom Reed is in the district this week talking about local water infrastructure projects supported by a bill recently passed in the house with strong bipartisan support. The Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) supports projects like navigation improvements, combating invasive species, flood protection and environmental restoration. The bill passed the House 417 […]

  • 14 December 2012

    QGC, operator of the Queensland Curtis LNG Project, has awarded earthmoving contracts totalling more than A$279 million to five Surat Basin businesses, creating up to 200 new jobs. The successful contractors include Bruhl Roadworks and Earthmoving of Tara, Mike Jones Earthmoving of Wandoan, Ostwald Bros of Dalby, Jeff Reid Earthmoving of Emerald, and Clein Excavations […]

  • 4 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Lucena City Mayor Roderick “Dondon” Alcala pledged his full support Tuesday to intensify the city’s Rivers Resuscitation Program to make Lucena’s major tributaries ecologically sustainable and “alive.” At the project committee hearing Tuesday, Mayor Alcala assured city folks on the existing funds for the rehabilitation of the city’s major waterways Iyam and Dumaca. Alcala confirmed […]

  • 26 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, following the release of a revised Integrated Delivery Schedule (IDS) for Everglades restoration projects at the South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Task Force meeting, U.S. Senator Marco Rubio urged the Army Corps to work with the South Florida Water Management District, in consultation with the Secretary of the Interior, to reassess the prioritization of restoration […]

  • 4 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Gosport Borough Council will host several meetings in the following weeks to outline the next stage of their coastal schemes, aimed to protect the borough from coastal flooding. The council is planning to improve sea defenses at three sites: Alverstoke, Seafield and Forton. Once built, the three projects would reduce tidal flood risk to more […]

  • 20 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Weeks Marine Inc. (WMI), a marine construction and dredging contractor based in Cranford, NJ, yesterday announced the construction of a new $60 million ocean-going, 30-inch hydraulic cutter suction dredger, the J.S. Chatry. The dredger is named for Senior Vice President and Manager of Weeks Marine’s Dredging Division, J. Stephen Chatry. Construction is underway in Belle […]

  • 22 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Statoil Snorre Permanent Reservoir Monitoring system installation and burial. Here you see what DeepOcean is working on in Norway right now, the PT-1 Jet Trencher on the Northern Wave vessel is shown cutting a very good profile trench for embedment of the cables. The PRM cable in yellow is visible as it deposits into the […]

  • 1 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Work is underway on removing silt from areas of the Steeping River and Wainfleet Relief Channel, reports Environment Agency. Under the plan, the dredging operations will remove sediment from targeted locations across 5.5km of waterway. The stretch includes 5km of river between Thorpe Culvert and Dovecotes Farm, and 650m of the eastern end of the […]

  • 14 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Brownsville Public Utilities Board’s Resaca Restoration Project is currently underway. This project is necessary because sediment, tires, trash, and other debris has built up over the years, impeding water flow in these waterways. The only way to return the resacas to their original depth is to dredge them. After the Cemetery Resaca dredging program, […]

  • 4 July 2012

    The Township Committee finally is moving ahead to hire a contractor to deepen the Shadow Lake by removing contaminated sediment from it. According to app.com, the Committee on Monday agreed to advertise for bids to dredge the lake and transport the silt to a disposal site in Sayreville. The dredging needs to be done to […]

  • 13 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The big dredge has pipeline laid from the Democrat Point side of Fire Island Inlet onto the north side beaches and then running down to Babylon town beaches. This embedded content is only visible after accepting cookies. Change your preferences There are plenty of floating pipes and work buoys associated with this worksite. The dredge […]

  • 19 April 2011

    Terminated from his role as construction manager on the Hernando dredge project, Greg Jarque is now asking county commissioners to…   By MICHAEL D. BATES (hernandotoday) [mappress] Source: hernandotoday, April 19, 2011  

  • 25 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Ports of Auckland (POAL) has applied to Auckland Council for consent to deepen the city’s shipping channel and a resource consent hearing on the matter will be held next week. Auckland’s population is forecast to grow significantly, with a million more people expected to live here by 2050. More people means more demand for the […]

  • 5 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency and Teignbridge District Council (TDC) are continuing work on the £14 million Dawlish Warren beach management scheme. Following a number of surveys conducted, between May and August 2015, the Environment Agency continues with the sampling of the seabed. The teams collected ‘cores’ from Pole Sands to find out what type of sediment it is made of. […]

  • 28 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    As part of the British Columbia’s investment of over $80 million in emergency preparedness and public safety, the Village of Cache Creek is receiving $150,000 for flood mitigation work. The Cache Creek program includes the development of flood risk assessments, floodplain maps and flood mitigation plans in the region, BC Government said in its announcement. MLA […]

  • 26 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The St. Johns County Commission approved financial assistance for the Ponte Vedra beach restoration scheme with a 3-2 majority vote on Tuesday, July 17. This will allow the county’s preferred engineering firm, Taylor Engineering, to begin the necessary preliminary work. “The county will now hire a coastal engineer right away to begin work on our […]

  • 10 October 2012

    The Five Island Lake dredging project has hit the winter pause. The dredger has been brought to shore, the discharge pipe has been disconnected, everything is “winterized.” According to the City Administrator John Bird, 2012 was not a very productive season for the Five Island Lake dredging program. “Without Tim Sidles out there to repair […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A Cashmere developer and a contractor he hired have entered into a settlement agreement with the Washington Department of Ecology resolving their appeal of a restoration order and civil penalties associated with unpermitted excavation work in Mission Creek. In November 2013, developer George N. Valison of Quail Lane Development LLC and construction contractor David G. […]

  • 9 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    One year since work began on the stabilization of the river bank in the Anse La Raye community in Saint Lucia, New Zealand High Commissioner H.E. Jan Henderson paid a visit to the site which has seen a marked difference in flooding incidents. The Grande Rivière river, which flows through the coastal village to the sea, […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Fire Island National Seashore’s Watch Hill marina is now open following successful completion of the maintenance dredging program. “The dredging completed in the Watch Hill channel will provide safe passage for ferries, emergency services, and private boaters for many summers to come” said Fire Island National Seashore Facility Manager James Dunphy. Portions of the navigation channel […]

  • 6 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    For the second consecutive time, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources has selected Ellicott to supply a new dredge for its lake restoration program. The recently launched Model 460S, named “Brutus”, is being used on Grand Lake St. Marys. Bob Cumbow, Deputy Chief of Ohio State Parks, had an opportunity to visit Ellicott’s factory while […]

  • 6 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Climate change is increasing the risk of flooding, both in coastal and delta regions. “With our headquarters in a country that is largely below sea level, we know all about this,” said Ronald Schinagl, Van Oord’s Area Director Netherlands. To guarantee that Dutch feet will stay dry, Van Oord regularly works on coastal defense and dyke […]

  • 22 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    Thousands of local volunteers at more than 120 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) sites will participate in this year’s 18th annual National Public Lands Day, Sept. 24, the largest annual volunteer hands-on restoration activity of its kind. Activities include clean up, repair, construction, refurbishment and other volunteer events in public parks, forests, rivers, lakes, […]

  • 9 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co., Oak Brook, Illinois, has been awarded a $23.4 million firm-fixed-price contract with options for Fire Island Inlet to Montauk Point, Fire Island Emergency Stabilization, Robert Moses State Park to Lonelyville Reach, with an estimated completion date of April 15, 2015. Bids were solicited via the Internet with two received. Fiscal […]

  • 27 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Washington Department of Ecology has issued penalties of $20,000 each to a Cashmere developer and the contractor he hired for excavation work in Mission Creek in September 2012, in violation of state shoreline and water quality regulations. George N. Valison and construction contractor David G. Baker, of D. Baker Construction & Excavating LLC, were […]