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  • 29 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed bipartisan legislation that cuts bureaucratic red tape, expedites infrastructure projects, and eliminates billions in idled projects around the country. The Water Resources Reform and Development act also clears the way for Georgia’s number on economic development initiative: the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project. “This is a huge win not […]

  • 18 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Baltic Connector Oy said in its latest release that the excavation works for the Balticconnector project were completed earlier this week. According to the official announcement, in the following days, the operations will continue with blasting work in the outer archipelago, around 20 kilometers from the shore. “By beginning preparatory work in July, we were able to save enough time […]

  • 21 March 2012

    The Columbia Association (CA) has received approval for the waiver that will allow dredging activities to occur during the mandatory closure period for work impacting Use I waters as determined by Maryland Department of the Environment. This waiver allows the contractor, JND Thomas Company, Inc., to begin dredging work this spring, ahead of the previously […]

  • 23 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Exciting social and economic changes for the Ōpōtiki district and the Entire Eastern Bay of plenty are now significantly closer to a reality following Ōpōtiki District Council’s successful application for Regional Infrastructure Funding. On 22 August 2013, Bay of Plenty Regional Council announced funding of $18 million over two years to assist ODC’s Harbour Development […]

  • 13 June 2012

    According to caller.com, a contractor has been selected for a multimillion-dollar oil dock improvement project at the Port of Corpus Christi to make way for another Eagle Ford Shale tenant. CCC Group Inc., submitted the lowest of four bids at more than $3.5 million to revamp the port’s Viola Barge Dock. Port commissioners Tuesday awarded […]

  • 10 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The opening of the newly dredged channel in Neabsco Creek was recently made official with a ribbon cutting ceremony held on a pontoon boat on the creek waters leading to the Potomac River. About a year ago, the U.S. Coast Guard closed the channel to boat traffic because silt and sediment in the channel made […]

  • 13 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In December 2013 Konecranes received an order for six Rubber Tired Gantry (RTG) cranes from Sociedad Portuaria Terminal de Contenedores de Buenaventura, S.A. (TCBUEN) in Colombia. This will be Konecranes’ first delivery of container handling cranes to Colombia. “We are very enthusiastic about this first order to TCBUEN and Colombia. TCBUEN is part of Grup […]

  • 18 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Three countries have announced their intention to form a coalition for a global advocacy for large delta areas. The new initiative was discussed at the UN World conference on disaster risk reduction on 16 March. The tentative name is Delta coalition and the launching countries are Colombia, Japan and the Netherlands. Parliamentary vice-minister Kenichiro Euno […]

  • 30 March 2012

    Voies navigables de France has unveiled a plan for the dredging works on the channel between Lille and Deûlémont. These dredging works to the entrance of the channel between Lille and Deûlémont should allow the access of larger vessels. This project involves the development of three lots of filling and dredging to a side of […]

  • 14 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Warrnambool City Council, Victoria, said in their latest release that they will seek funding to dredge the Port of Warrnambool to create a safer environment for boat users. At its September meeting, the council endorsed a proposal to develop a plan to dredge Lady Bay and dispose of the dredging spoil near the shore several […]

  • 10 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency will hold several meetings in January on a potential future scheme that should reduce the risk of flooding from Marton West Beck. In its latest release, EA invited Middlesbrough residents to flood scheme drop-ins, asking for their views on a potential future flood scheme. Representatives from the Environment Agency, Northumbrian Water and Middlesbrough Council will be available […]

  • 11 June 2020
    Business development

    The HA. Hoarafushi airport development project is moving forward, with 83% project progress completed so far, Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) informs. Around 842,200 cubic meters of dredging and reclamation project work was successfully completed recently. Approximately 1,120 meters of revetment work was also completed in March 2020. Overall, MTCC’s scope of the airport […]

  • 31 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Deltares, Delft University of Technology and Utrecht University have published a paper which shows that turbidity in the Ems-Dollard estuary is to a large extent attributable to a reduction in the space where sediment can settle. This is the first time this mechanism has been demonstrated worldwide. This study drew on geological information, field measurements and […]

  • 5 July 2010

    Aggressively pursuing its expansion plans to substantially raise capacity, Paradip Port is set to have a multi-purpose berth exclusively to handle Clean Cargo and containers at a cost of Rs 387.31 crore. “The dedicated terminal, likely to be operational by 2012, will add five million tonne capacity to the existing installed capacity of 76 million […]

  • 21 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Revegetation of the dunes along Maroochydore Beach is underway this week, as council begins planting the first of more than 17,000 native species to help build dunal resilience following the sand-pumping. Division 8 Councillor Jason O’Pray said the revegetation is an important part of the sand renourishment project. “The sand-pumping has taken the beach from […]

  • 30 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    BMT ARGOSS (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd and Charta Software have announced a partnership to develop a robust, multi-functional software package, called METRIS, (Modelsysteem voor Evaluatie Tijpoortregeling en RIsico’S bodemberoering), meaning ‘Model system to evaluate tidal admission policy and risk of seabed touchdown’, for the Dutch Directorate-General. The partnership aims to meet the […]

  • 19 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, signed its first Memorandum of Agreement with Nicholls State University, July 17. The Memorandum of Agreement, or MOA, establishes the basis for mutual understanding and cooperation between the corps and the university, with a focus on the school’s Department of Applied Science, Geomatics Program. “Partnering with […]

  • 9 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A 2.5-ton capacity SP Radiolink plus load cell is being used to measure tension on a line stretching across a lagoon, upon which a dredge travels at a biosolids management facility, part of the City of Eugene Waste Water Dept., in Oregon, USA. The RLP was added to inventory at the start of the latest […]

  • 3 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Dredging of Pukekura Park’s Main Lake has been stopped following poor results. The dredging was intended to pump sediment to a dewatering station behind the Bowl stage and return the clean water to the lake system above the Serpentine, with the dewatered sediment taken away by trucks. However a significant portion of the sediment was […]

  • 14 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Portsmouth City Council has announced that a pre-construction exhibition focusing on the next stage of coastal defenses, set to protect North Portsea Island from the risk of coastal flooding, will take place today. In the lead up to the start of construction, a public exhibition will be held at The Great Salterns Mansion Harvester, Eastern […]

  • 13 January 2012

    The Department of Ecology (Ecology) is inviting the public to comment on a proposed amended Agreed Order for investigating sediments that are potentially contaminated with dioxins at the Port of Olympia (port). This legal agreement requires the port to investigate and plan for cleaning up contamination in an expanded study area surrounding the port peninsula. […]

  • 9 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Carmarthenshire Council’s Executive Board Members have pledged their support to Burry Port Harbor by investing over £2m in the improvement and maintenance works.  Under this plan, sand dredging will be increased along the approach channel and accessible areas of the outer harbor basin ahead of the summer season when the harbor is at its busiest. This will […]

  • 4 June 2012

    The Philippine Star reports that President Aquino said that he would study a proposal from Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) secretary Rogelio Singson to create a body to manage all natural water resources in the Philippines. “I have always believed that my job as Chief Executive requires the efficient allocation of resources. After […]

  • 24 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    An update on the major beach fill project being con­ducted in Avalon has been announced. The dredger “Charleston” owned and oper­ated by Nor­folk Dredg­ing is cur­rently mov­ing up the New Jer­sey coast­line and and is located near Here­ford Inlet between North Wild­wood and Stone Har­bor. The dredger is expected to arrive in Townsend’s Inlet off […]

  • 22 September 2020
    Equipment

    Manson Construction Co. has contracted with Keppel AmFELS to build the hopper dredger Frederick Paup at their facility in Brownsville, TX. The 15,000 cubic yard dredger – designed in collaboration with Hockema Whalen Myers Associates – has a length of 420-ft, breadth of 81-ft and draft of 28.5-ft. Commenting the latest news, John Holmes, Manson […]

  • 15 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) stood before the shuttered Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 2 Laboratory in Edison, New Jersey, calling for an end to the reckless Republican government shutdown that has left all 100 employees of the lab furloughed. The government shutdown has halted or slowed work on a variety of activities critical to […]