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  • 26 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, recently completed repairs to a confined disposal facility (CDF) at the Buffalo Outer Harbor, Buffalo, NY. Since 1970, four CDFs were built in the City of Buffalo. Only one remains active, Buffalo CDF 4, which is used primarily to store contaminated sediment which could not be otherwise […]

  • 15 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Cashman Dredging & Marine Contracting Co., LLC has announced that the dump scow Kurt Schulte departed the dredger Dale Pyatt last week to offload the 2,000th scow of dredged material on the USACE Boston Harbor Improvement Deepening Project. Cashman has just released this beautiful photo of the dredger Dale Pyatt crew and the survey vessel […]

  • 24 July 2012

    The image could stop traffic on Manatee Avenue in downtown Bradenton: groups of men are whipping and whacking giant white balloon-like bags hovering above Wares Creek, reports heraldtribune.com. This unusual sight is part of Wares Creek cleanup. The purpose of the project is to reduce flood risk and related issues within the Cedar Hammock-Wares Creek […]

  • 18 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The coastal community of Stolford has become the first location in the UK to benefit from innovative flood defense technology pioneered in the Netherlands, Royal HaskoningDHV said in its latest release.  The solution to be implemented is known as Hillblock, a type of block revetment, that uses a series of specially-shaped concrete blocks positioned on the […]

  • 15 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Works contributing to safe and navigable access to the South Wave Break Island channel in the Broadwater are set to begin today, Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA) reports. GCWA CEO, Hal Morris, has confirmed that a local dredging contractor will start setting up on site and will kick off dredging on 25 November, with work […]

  • 26 July 2019
    Business & Finance

     The Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls scheme is a flood defense scheme in the town of Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex. The scheme covers 7.2 km of the river Adur. 1.8 km on the east bank between Coronation Green and the A27 Road Bridge, and 5.4 km on the west bank between the river mouth and the […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Work to repair the storm-battered sea wall at Chesil Cove on Portland has been completed by Weymouth & Portland Borough Council in partnership with the Environment Agency and contractor Team Van Oord Ltd. Heavy winds and strong tides hit the Dorset coast hard during the winter period, damaging sections of the wall and stripping Chesil […]

  • 31 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The last meeting of the multidisciplinary team who have worked hard on the Maasvlakte 2 terminal for the past one and a half years took place yesterday, May 30, reports Iv-Infra. The company also reported that this Thursday, 1st of June, the complete deep sea quay wall will be delivered. According to Project Manager Leon Tuunter, […]

  • 6 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The launching ceremony of new trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Arzana, built by Royal IHC for the Abu Dhabi based marine contractor National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), is set to take place later this month. The vessel, scheduled to be delivered in the first half of 2018, will have a capacity of 6.000m³ and will form a […]

  • 23 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently awarded a contract for like-for-like repair of damaged embankment and levee toe within the Glendale Narrows section of the Los Angeles River Flood Control Channel at Reach 4D. In order to conduct the repair, a limited portion of the channel will be dewatered. Approximately 3,000 square feet of vegetation […]

  • 28 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Research institute Deltares recently conducted a series of test in its new Delta Flume on the smart shaped Hillblock revetment block. The Delta Flume tests – allowing Deltares to generate waves up to 5 meter and simulate a superstorm – will provide more insight for more efficient levee designs. Hillblocks, developed by entrepreneur Hans Hill, are […]

  • 11 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    DSC Dredge, a Louisiana based company involved in customized dredging solutions, announced last week that their first Sharkuda is now in operation and the building of its second Sharkuda underway. The Sharkuda Dredge Class is designed to excel in areas otherwise difficult to access; it incorporates two newly patented technologies: the new walking carriages which […]

  • 14 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Sand pumping operations were scheduled to start Monday, May 13, in North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, but strong offshore winds and waves have slowed offshore pipe mobilization, delaying the start of beach nourishment a few days, the City of North Myrtle Beach said in its latest release.  The project, which will see sand placed on […]

  • 2 May 2013

    The Australian Greens are backing a call on Australians to use their customer power to shift the big banks investment decisions, which are contributing to the destruction of the Great Barrier Reef. The report released today, “Financing Reef Destruction: How Banks are using our Money to Destroy a Natural Icon,” by Market Forces and 350.org, […]

  • 22 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Caterpillar Inc. today announced third-quarter 2012 sales and revenues of $16.445 billion, a 5-percent increase from third-quarter 2011 sales and revenues of $15.716 billion. Profit per share for the third quarter of 2012 was $2.54, up 49 percent from $1.71 per share in the third quarter of 2011. Third-quarter 2012 profit per share includes a […]

  • 30 July 2010

    Business Standard reports that the Indian government has yet to take a decision on the sale of a stake in Shipping Corp of India, while … [mappress] Source: Business Standard, July 31, 2010;

  • 14 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    This month, work will continue on the construction of the gate chambers for the new sea lock at IJmuiden, the Netherlands. “The floors are nearly completed and construction of the walls is starting now,” the Port of Amsterdam said. “Construction work in the other cofferdams continues as normal. Gantry-like structures, onto which cranes will be installed […]

  • 5 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is working in partnership with Arun District Council to improve the coastal defenses at Elmer and to reduce the risk of flooding and erosion to people and property. The shoreline at Elmer, West Sussex has a range of coastal defenses such as the offshore rock breakwaters (islands), shingle beaches and rock revetment. […]

  • 25 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Team Van Oord was presented last night with the Innovation Award at the 2016 Environment Agency Project Excellence Awards, recognizing its work on the £30m Broomhill Sands Coastal Defense Scheme. The Project Excellence Awards recognize excellent project work undertaken by the Environment Agency and its partners. For 2016 there were 60 individual projects entered across […]

  • 17 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work on the extension of a rock wall at Buffalo Beach and a geotextile seawall at Brophy’s Beach is planned for late April/May. “The consent to build a rock wall extension at Buffalo Beach has come through and we are now tendering for the work,” announced Thames Coromandel District Council. Meanwhile the consent for the geotextile […]

  • 13 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Concrete pouring operations for the floors of the new sea lock at IJmuiden continue throughout this month as well as the installation of reinforcement steel for the walls, reports the Port of Amsterdam. According to the November update, the last diaphragm walls for the lock chamber are currently being placed and OpenIJ is making preparations to […]

  • 26 May 2020

    The King Company started dredging Grand Haven Harbor in Grand Haven, Michigan this month, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, said in their latest release. The dredge material is being utilized for beach nourishment. According to USACE, a wide, nourished beach system absorbs wave energy, protects upland areas from flooding, and mitigates erosion. […]

  • 16 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (February 10-16, 2020).   Creating Dredging Capacity in Southern Africa Subtech and Royal IHC are taking an important step in the development of dredging capacity in southern Africa.   VIDEO: Spotlight on Dubai Harbor Masterplan Just a stone’s throw from […]

  • 16 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The construction of the world’s largest sea lock in IJmuiden will continue unabated in the coming months, reports the Port of Amsterdam. According to the port, work continues on the maintenance dock situated in the inner lock head. Prep work for the Loswal (quay) on the South Lock island is also underway. The maintenance dock […]

  • 25 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Infrastructure is embarking on a scheme to protect areas of Castletown from flooding during extreme weather events, the Isle of Man Government said in its latest release. The £2.3 million project is part of the Government’s overall strategy to mitigate the impact of rising sea levels and severe weather as a result […]

  • 12 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    With Central Government funding (via the Environment Agency) of up to £100,000 in place, East Devon District Council has begun coastal defense beach recycling work at Sidmouth’s main beach. As scheduled, work on East Devon District Council’s six-week beach recycling project started on Monday, 5 January, and a digger has begun removing the surplus build-up of […]