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  • 9 January 2014

    The Environment Agency is beginning work with Leicester City Council on a new plan to reduce flood risk in Leicester. This follows additional funding released by the Government after last winter’s floods. As part of the project, the Environment Agency will begin a four week programme of exploratory ground investigations early in January. A significant […]

  • 7 May 2012

    China has been funding major infrastructure projects across the Indian neighbourhood. But four of the major projects, including the Deep Sea Port (DSP) and a power plant in Bangladesh funded by Beijing, have run into serious trouble, according to the Mail Online. Besides the DSP, a dredging project in Gorai river funded by China Harbour […]

  • 21 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Dorset Council has published their Weymouth Harbor & Esplanade Flood and Coastal Risk Management Strategy. The paper details how they will ensure that the town is protected from potential coastal flooding and erosion by developing the harbor walls and esplanade sea defenses. The strategy sets out the Council’s preferred approach – bringing together the findings […]

  • 6 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Kinder Morgan has applied to the USACE San Francisco District for a 10-year Department of the Army Permit to conduct maintenance dredging at the Kinder Morgan (KM) Richmond Terminal berth. The purpose of the proposed dredging is to return the berth to its originally permitted depth. The Terminal, located in an industrial area along the […]

  • 28 May 2020
  • 23 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Gulf Cobla, a Dubai-based dredging company, has won a project worth $11.7 million to reconstruct and develop certain areas of the Gan International Airport, reports sun.mv. The agreement, signed between State Trading Organization Plc. (STO) and Gulf Cobla, includes the lengthening of the Gan International Airport’s runway, the reclamation of a land for new sea […]

  • 20 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking comments through April 18 on a proposed agreed order for cleaning up the Western Port Angeles Harbor site. Toxics Cleanup Program regional section manager Rebecca Lawson said: “Entering into this agreed order will be a critical step toward cleaning up Port Angeles Harbor, and supports the broader […]

  • 15 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District has announced that the 2015 Lake Barkley Shoreline Management Plan is finalized and available to the public online. USACE Great Lakes and Ohio River Division recently approved the amended plan, which includes the input collected from public meetings held in November 2014 and letters received since the previous […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Plaquemines Parish Government hosted a Dredging Industry Day at the Belle Chasse Auditorium on Thursday, August 14. The parish will be going out to bid on Reach B-2 from Fort Jackson to Venice on vegetated ridge projects in Plaquemines. The project will allow for enhanced flood protection to reduce levee overtopping and the creation of […]

  • 18 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    It’s full steam ahead for the City of Gold Coast, Queensland, ongoing coastal protection program, with construction underway on the $18.2 million Palm Beach Artificial Reef and the $1.1 million Kurrawa Park seawall at Broadbeach. Mayor Tom Tate said: “We’ve invested more than $30 million into a range of beach measures over 2018/19 to ensure […]

  • 12 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    As a part of the 100th anniversary, celebrating the opening of Houston’s Ship Channel, Port Commission Chairman Janiece Longoria led the ceremony where hundreds gathered to pay homage to early leaders’ vision for a deep-water port. Hundreds of guests, including elected officials, members of the International Longshoremen’s Association, Houston Pilots, U.S. Coast Guard, current and former Port […]

  • 2 November 2012

    In-Pipe Technology® Company, Inc. announced today it is nearing completion of the first phase of its contract with the City of Spring Valley, IL to reduce lagoon sludge and frequency of dredging events. In-Pipe is on track to exceed the performance criteria of 25% total sludge volume reduction over a six month period effectively reducing […]

  • 5 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    At the start of 2019, Luc Vandenbulcke took the reins of DEME Group. A civil engineer employed for 21 years within the group, he has noteworthy qualifications: he cofounded and led DEME’s fastest growing subsidiary company which specialized in hydraulic engineering projects and offshore wind farms. His track record is directly applicable to his new […]

  • 1 June 2012

    Dredging and capping of contaminated sediments in Onondaga Lake is set to begin this summer, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Joe Martens announced at an event in Syracuse yesterday. The $451 million Superfund remediation project has undergone five years of design and engineering, with preparation for dredging and capping now underway. […]

  • 19 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Continuing the push for federal resources for New Jersey’s recovery after Superstorm Sandy, U.S. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) yesterday emphasized the need for the inclusion of funds to protect against future storms and disasters and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) in the $60.4 billion Sandy relief package currently before the U.S. Congress. “I […]

  • 1 April 2020
    Business & Finance

     In preparation for the arrival of the USNS Comfort to New York, USACE New York District Operations Division moved quickly and approved the necessary dredging permits that allowed Donjon Marine of Hillside, New Jersey, to expedite dredging operations at Manhattan Cruise Terminal, using a crew of 60 and working two 12-hour shifts each day. […]

  • 15 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Slufter, the depot for contaminated dredged material from the Port of Rotterdam, can now also accept dredged silt contaminated with PFAS – a group of over six thousand synthetic chemical substances that occur in non-stick coatings, paint, fire extinguisher foam, clothing and many other products. These substances are sometimes toxic, have very low degradability […]

  • 20 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    WeSubsea, a subsea service company located in Norway and UK, has reported a very busy 2016, filled with lots of activities and accomplishments. Enough reasons for Dredging Today to catch up with Mr. Jason Wilson, UK WeSubsea Managing Director, to review the business highlights from 2016 and discuss the impact they project for 2017. DT: Let’s […]

  • 11 July 2013

    CEDA International Corporation announces that effective July 10, 2013 it has successfully acquired Quality Group of Companies (“Quality Group”), which is located in Fort McMurray, Alberta. The acquisition of Quality Group will expand CEDA’s presence, relationships with key clients, as well as increase service offerings in the Fort McMurray and Wood Buffalo regions. The Quality […]

  • 7 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Chicago District released for public comment yesterday the Bubbly Creek, South Branch Chicago River final integrated feasibility report and environmental assessment. The study was completed in partnership with the City of Chicago’s Department of Planning and Development. The final report provides a recommendation by the district’s commander for an […]

  • 23 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Hutchison Ports Holdings said that today’s official opening of its Brisbane Container Terminals by Acting Prime Minister, and Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development, The Hon Warren Truss, marks a seismic shift on Australia’s waterfront. The new container terminal on reclaimed land on Fisherman’s Island in the Port of Brisbane is part of the Hutchison […]

  • 7 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    During the November 6th Dare County Board of Commissioners’ meeting, staff from Coastal Science Engineers (CSE) presented an update regarding the Buxton Beach Nourishment Project. According to latest project update, due to an upcoming weather event and industrial equipment issues, Weeks Marine pulled their hopper dredger R.N. Weeks to Norfolk yesterday for mechanical repairs and to […]

  • 10 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Liebherr extends its generation 6 crawler tractor series to include the PR 726 Litronic, the successor to the successful PR 724. The series now totals four models with operating weights of approximately 16 tonnes to 41 tonnes, which comply with the emissions standards of Stage IV / Tier 4f. The new Liebherr PR 726 crawler tractor […]

  • 11 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The N.C. Coastal Resources Commission unanimously approved a variance this week enabling the N.C. Ports Authority to go ahead with the Port of Wilmington dredging project, according to CRC Chair Frank Gorham. The present 1,200-foot turning basin at the Port of Wilmington will be expanded to 1,400 feet so the port can service vessels in the New […]

  • 10 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Minister for Ports David Hodgett today called on Labor to admit they have no plan for the future of ports in Victoria, proven by contradicting statements from the Opposition Leader and his Shadow Ministers. “Daniel Andrews must outline what the Labor Opposition’s position is to handle Victoria’s freight requirements into the future,” Mr Hodgett said. […]

  • 30 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Joe Courtney and Senator Jack Reed yesterday sent a letter signed by the entire Congressional delegations from Connecticut and Rhode Island to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt to express their continued support for the Eastern Long Island Sound Dredged Material Disposal Site (ELDS). While the ELDS is already open since the final designation for the […]