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  • 29 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The Panama Canal Expansion Program is one step closer to completion after the new Pacific Access Channel finally met with the Culebra Cut. The North Plug was blasted last Thursday, 24 December, leading the way to the removal of the plug that is separating Culebra Cut from the new Pacific Access Channel. After the blasting, Panama Canal Dredging […]

  • 13 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Construction should begin by this summer on a $40.2 million raw water storage impoundment for the City of Savannah as part of environmental mitigation for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, awarded Thalle Construction Company of Hillsborough, North Carolina, to build the 17-acre impoundment in Effingham County, Georgia, […]

  • 24 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Governor Rick Scott’s Florida First budget recommends more than $1.5 billion to protect and enhance Florida’s natural resources, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection informs. The Florida First budget emphasizes projects that will improve water quality, enhance water supplies and safeguard natural resources while directly benefiting communities statewide. DEP Secretary, Jon Steverson, said: “Governor Scott’s proposed […]

  • 20 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker, and Congressman Frank Pallone have announced the awarding of a $28,3 million Sandy relief grant to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection to repair the seawall protecting Monmouth Beach and Sea Bright that was damaged by Superstorm Sandy. The funding, made through the Federal Emergency Management Agency […]

  • 9 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Anthony D Bates Partnership (ADBP) announced today that the company has received dumping at sea permit for Dunmore East Harbor project. The maintenance dredging contract for the Dunmore East Harbor in South East Ireland, was awarded earlier this year to L&M Keating Ltd. L&M Keating, in association with the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Marine, engaged ADBP to […]

  • 24 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The best civil engineering projects in the South East England were celebrated last Friday, 17th July 2015, at the ICE’s Regional awards ceremony in Westminster.  Winners of the evening included Network Rail’s Coastal Asset Management, which won the award for innovation, Reading Elevated Railway which received the Infrastructure award and Portsmouth Flood Alleviation Scheme which won the […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Last week saw CH2M pick up prestigious awards at the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) South West Awards ceremony for two of its regional environmental and flood management programs. CH2M’s European water team picked up the Major Project of the Year Award for the Lyme Regis Environmental Improvements Phase IV program as well as the […]

  • 29 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC), a subsidiary of China Communications Construction Company, recently won a bid for the EPC project (engineering, procurement and construction) in Marunda Industrial Park, Indonesia. The bid is for the Lot 1B of the central terminal project with a contract value of approximately $39 million and a construction period of 15 months. Located in […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Rohr-Idreco has designed, built, and installed an RISD400-M (16″) electric dredger for the North American frac sand mining operations.  This new dredger has a digging depth of 82 ft. (25m) and production capacity in excess of 800 tph. The dredger is equipped with a state-of-the-art GPS and sonar system that provides the operator virtually real time mapping, […]

  • 12 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After winning the Environment Agency Project Excellence Award in April and entering the finals for the 2015 CIEEM awards, the Steart Coastal Management Project is now in the race for another one, the 2015 British Construction Industry (BCI) Awards. The Steart scheme, carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency, has been shortlisted in the BCI Awards Civil […]

  • 2 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The recent devastating floods that hit Texas will have no effect on the upcoming Dredging Summit and Expo to be held, June 22-25, in Westin Galleria, Houston.  According to the hotel management and the conference planners, the Westin Galleria is back to normal and fully functional as of this week. They did experience some flooding, isolated in the […]

  • 18 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) and Texas A & M University will host its 2015 Dredging Summit and Expo during June 22-25, 2015 at the Westin Galleria Houston. The theme of this conference “Dredgers, the Environment and Commerce” will focus on the people and organizations that make dredging happen, and the environmental and commercial impacts […]

  • 20 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Newburyport Harbor north jetty in Salisbury, Mass., and the south jetty in Newburyport, will be repaired under the terms of an $8.3 million contract issued recently by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by Cashman Equipment Corp., of Braintree, Mass. Construction is scheduled to start in late […]

  • 15 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Honorable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, joined by Tilly O’Neill-Gordon, Member of Parliament for Miramichi, announced today that the Government of Canada will invest a minimum of $36.2 million over the next two years to improve safety and working conditions for fishermen at 14 fishing harbors in Northeast New Brunswick. Since 2006, […]

  • 15 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Tetra Tech, Inc. has won a $35 million general environmental services contract that includes technical support services related to the assessment and remediation of contaminated sediments in the tidal portion of the Anacostia River, a heavily urbanized river flowing through the Nation’s Capital.  Restoration activities will be implemented at sites throughout the watershed as part of […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC), a subsidiary of China Communications Construction Company Ltd (CCCC), has signed a contract to build a new port in Atuabo, Ghana. This new port project includes construction of an 18.5 m deep channel and three quays with the varying depths (16.5 m, 12 m and 9 m). The project aims to provide […]

  • 27 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ohio EPA is receiving an additional $4.38 million in federal Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) grants to implement sediment and nutrient reduction projects in two major Lake Erie watersheds. The five-year Maumee River Sediment and Nutrient Reduction Initiative has been awarded $3.69 million and brings together a diverse coalition of 10 public and private organizations […]

  • 24 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Gulf Earth Moving (GEM), a Qatar-based subsidiary of the Belgian Aertssen Group, has just won a $65.6 million worth land reclamation contract from the New Port Project Steering Committee (NPPSC). According to the deal, GEM will create 3 million m² of extra terrain for the New Qatar Emiri Naval Base and the new “HAMAD Port”. The contract includes installation […]

  • 18 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., (R-South Louisiana), Congresswoman Janice Hahn (D-CA), and Members of the Congressional PORTS Caucus led a letter with 86 total House signatories to the House Appropriations Committee advocating for funding of the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund (HMTF). In 2014, Congress passed the Water Resources and Reform Development Act (WRRDA), which […]

  • 4 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer urged federal appropriators to allocate $2.32 million in federal funding to dredge the Port of Rochester’s Harbor. This funding has been requested by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in its Fiscal Year 2016 Civil Works Budget and Schumer vowed to fight to make it an actuality. Schumer is urging […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, yesterday announced that the President’s Budget for fiscal year 2016 includes approximately $28.5 million for the civil works program of the District. According to USACE, the budget reflects the Administration’s priorities to support and improve the Nation’s economy, protect the American people, and restore the environment. The budget allocated $25 million […]

  • 16 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand have announced $13 million in federal funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is headed to New York State to partner with the America Farmland Trust to implement conservation projects in the Delaware River Basin watershed. The funding was allocated through the USDA’s Regional Conservation […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Janiece M. Longoria was unanimously reappointed Chairman of the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority two days ago in a joint session of the Harris County Commissioners Court and the Houston City Council. During the meeting, which was held at the Port of Houston Authority’s Executive Office Building Boardroom, both Houston Mayor Annise D. […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Marinex Construction, Inc., from Charleston, South Carolina, has won an $18.4 million firm-fixed-price contract for dredging approximately 3 to 6 million cubic yards of maintenance material from the Savannah and Brunswick inner harbors. The estimated completion date of this dredging project is February 20, 2016. Bids were solicited via the Internet, with two received. The U.S. […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation yesterday announced that it has priced its previously announced offering of $25 million in aggregate principal amount of its 7.375% Senior Notes due 2019 and entered into an agreement to sell the Notes. The closing of the offering is expected to occur on November 24, 2014, subject to customary closing […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Manson Construction Company of Seattle, Washington, one of the nation’s leading heavy civil marine construction and dredging companies, has just won two dredging contracts from the government. The first one, worth approx $10.6 million and awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District, is for maintenance dredging of the Savannah and Brunswick harbor entrance channel. […]