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  • 7 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Hydraulic engineering specialists, HR Wallingford, unveiled their latest generation tsunami simulator, the most realistic yet, at their facilities at Howbery Park, Wallingford, Oxfordshire, today. The Tsunami Simulator, which is installed in HR Wallingford’s Fast Flow Facility, is being part-funded by a €1.9 million European Research Council Starting Grant ‘URBAN WAVES’. A team from UCL (University College London) […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced that he is pushing to secure $36 million in federal funding to construct a series of off-shore breakwaters and a living shoreline along the coast of Conference House Park that will reduce the risk of damage to homes and infrastructure along the South Shore of Staten Island during major […]

  • 15 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency announced yesterday that everything is ready for the beginning of the Portreath sea wall repair project. A large section of the wall collapsed during Storm Eleanor earlier this year, leaving the village of Portreath exposed to the sea. Cormac, on behalf of Cornwall Council, carried out temporary repairs in the immediate aftermath of […]

  • 29 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Portable Flood Wall is a benchmark for improved flood management schemes in Ayutthaya. High-level provincial officials of Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya Province yesterday revealed that Panan Cherng Wora Wiharn Temple( วัดพนัญเชิง ) in Ayutthaya is in the process of constructing a flood wall at the cost of 148 million baht alloted by the Department of […]

  • 9 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    VolkerGround Engineering has now completed the installation of over 3,000 tonnes of steel sheet piles and sections over a 2.5km section of the River Arun in Littlehampton.  The work, which commenced in November 2013, is part of a major project being completed by parent company VolkerStevin, in a partnership with the Environment Agency, Arun District Council, West Sussex […]

  • 11 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers plans to spend approximately $650,000 in federal funds to repair damages to the Barcelona Harbor West’s break wall in the Town of Westfield, according to U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer. The harbor’s break wall was severely damaged in October 2015 by waters from Lake Erie. “These emergency federal funds from the […]

  • 2 October 2020
    Technology

    The TU Delft executive board has appointed Dr. ir. Marcel van Gent as professor of Coastal Structures. This addition to the Hydraulic Engineering department will further boost the cooperation between the university, Deltares and the hydraulic engineering sector. Marcel van Gent, who also heads the Coastal Structures & Waves department at Deltares, has said that […]

  • 7 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Three months after winter storms damaged a section of Teignmouth’s promenade, the Environment Agency together with the contractors successfully completed repair works on the sea wall. The agency worked with Teignbridge District Council and contractors Team Van Oord to repair the sea wall and secure it for the future. During the work a granite ‘obelisk’ – […]

  • 9 August 2011
    Project & Tenders

    At long last, and in many years, the people of the Ada Traditional Area in the Dangme East District of the Greater Accra Region are going… (modernghana) [mappress] Source: modernghana, August 9, 2011

  • 24 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (February 18-24, 2019).   USACE Kicks Off Ocean City Inlet Navigation Improvement Project USACE, Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Worcester County signed a Project Partnership Agreement last week to start work on a navigation improvement project to address sediment […]

  • 6 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has announced its intention to carry out vital repair work to the sea wall at Walton on the Naze in Essex. According to the EA, the repair work will ensure the wall remains an effective flood defense for years to come and prevent any further deterioration. Starting later this month, a section of the tidal […]

  • 30 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Special Economic Zone Authority in Duqm (SEZAD) and Boskalis Westminster (Oman) LLC today signed an agreement for the construction of the liquid Bulk Berth Project at Duqm Port. The new agreement, worth approximately $517 million, prepares Duqm Port to export liquid refined products and enhance its value in national economy. According to the agreement, […]

  • 14 September 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Tender process for the expansion of the Port of Thessaloniki, Greece, is now in its second and final stage. According to the press release, the Board of Directors of ThPA S.A. reached the decision to go on with the second stage on Tuesday, 8 September, 2020. This clears the way for the 2nd round of […]

  • 21 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    An archaeological dig to discover the secrets of the city’s first sea wall is taking place this week. As part of National Archaeology Week, Council’s Heritage Team will spend two days at Southport with community volunteers and school students unearthing some sections of the sea wall. Chair of City Planning, Councillor Cameron Caldwell, said the […]

  • 10 February 2012

    Fife Council has unveiled palns for the Kirkcaldy sea wall upgrading, construction of a rock armour revetment and associated improvements to the existing beach accesses and viewpoints. The works include: – Detailed design of a coast protection scheme to extend the serviceable life of the existing sea wall, – Assessment of the marine climate, geomorphology […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis has been awarded a contract by the Port of Rotterdam Authority to build quay walls and a jetty, as well as to execute related activities for the construction of a new tank terminal in the port. The contract, won in a consortium with Van Hattum en Blankevoort (Royal VolkerWessels) and TBI subsidiary Mobilis, is […]

  • 3 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has just announced that the second site visit to the Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls Scheme will be organized on Thursday, July 13, 2017. Following on from last year’s visit to Shoreham as work began on the scheme, the visitors will have a chance to return and hear how the project […]

  • 5 February 2012

    After over 20 years of planning and design, Phase One of The Wares Creek (Cedar Hammock) Flood Control Project in Bradenton has commenced. Transwest plans to dredge approx. 37,000 cubic yards of silt from the creek; dewater using hydrocyclone separations equpment and geotubes, and transport to local land fill. Approximately one acre of mangrove island […]

  • 16 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District and the New York State Department of Transportation have signed an amended Project Partnership Agreement for the Athol Springs Shoreline Protection project. After the project received $6 million from the 2018 Continuing Authority Supplemental Appropriations an amended PPA was necessary to change the project from cost shared […]

  • 16 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The community reference groups (CRGs) were held at the ports of Mackay and Hay Point as part of NQBP’s ongoing commitment to public consultation and engagement. “The CRGs are integral to connecting the ports and the community,” NQBP Chief Executive Officer Nicolas Fertin said. “I was pleased to be on hand with senior NQBP representatives […]

  • 18 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has just announced that ongoing dredging work on the Banana River, known as Cut 13, will affect Canaveral Lock hours today. According to the Corps, dredging will occur along Canaveral Lock’s west approach wall requiring the lock to be closed 7AM to 11 AM and 12 PM to […]

  • 15 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Rohr-Idreco Dredge Systems Europe has appointed Alex Westendarp Knol as Director of International Sales, located in the Netherlands. Fulco Vrooland, Managing Director of the European Operations, said: “I am delighted to have Alex on board. We have been aggressively expanding our markets to the Far East, Africa and Latin America, next to our traditional European, […]

  • 5 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    This video shows the Vale End dredging operations. Vale End provides four acres of beautifully landscaped and varied stillwater and stream fishing comprising Belmont Lake and Mill Lake, which nestle at the foot of Belmont Wood. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, April 5, 2013  

  • 23 May 2012

    The dredging at Wares Creek has brought up more wet, sludgy material than engineers had expected, according to bradenton.com. Sia Mollanazar, a county public works engineer, said that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to ask the county June 5 to consider some reduction of its landfill fees in order to dispose of much […]

  • 27 October 2011

    When Maryanne K. Lawler says she’s been waiting her entire life for the creek to be dredged, she is not exaggerating… By Toni Whitt (patch) [mappress] Source: patch, October 27, 2011

  • 27 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Following damage to the seawall at the Wade Court Footpath throughout the year, works are underway to stabilize the seawall prior to the winter. The contractor, APA Concrete Repairs Ltd., will be carrying out works on the foreshore during the week starting 24th October 2016. The works will involve the removal of bricks from the foreshore, […]