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  • 11 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Good progress continues to be made under the Arundel tidal defense scheme (ATDS) with the improvements to the wall at River Road, informs the Environment Agency. According to the update, further deliveries of steel sheet piles were made to site week beginning Monday 4 May. This means that all the steel sheet piles needed to […]

  • 18 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded a contract in the amount of $3.2 million to Southern Contracting LLC for bank stabilization in Jefferson County, Texas. Work will include installation of a new sheet pile retaining wall with anchor sheet pile wall, tie-rods, and walls at the Corps’ Port Arthur Resident Office. […]

  • 30 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The resilience of U.S. coastal communities to storms, flooding, erosion and other threats can be strengthened when they are protected by natural infrastructure such as marshes, reefs and beaches, or with hybrid approaches, such as a “living shoreline” — a combination of natural habitat and built infrastructure, according to a new NOAA study. The study, published in […]

  • 14 November 2016

      By Obbe van der Meer, Sales Engineer at HK International Jiangsu Haixin Heavy Industries Shipyard (JHHI) is finishing the construction of their biggest Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD) until now. With an impressive total capacity of 6.500 m³/h this unique vessel requires the biggest and strongest high efficiency pumps in the market. Keeping these demanding […]

  • 28 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    OHL, through its specialized subsidiary SATO, has obtained a new contract for the construction of a new sea wall in the Port of Arrecife in Lanzarote, Spain. In particular, the company was awarded the €8.1 million contract for the construction of the southern outer sea wall of Naos in the Port of Arrecife. The project, granted […]

  • 17 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Saxon Harbor (WI) dredging program is coming along nicely, according to the latest update from the Iron County Forestry and Parks. Dredging is progressing nicely with nearly the entire north basin completely dredged, the County announced yesterday. The Saxon Harbor dredging program involves removing debris and sediment from Oronto Creek in order to restore the flow of the […]

  • 11 July 2013

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V.  today successfully completed the sale of its 40% stake in Archirodon Group N.V. The possible sale had already been announced in November 2012 after Boskalis was approached by the party in question from the Middle East. The equity interest was partly sold to this party and partly to the existing 60% […]

  • 4 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) has just announced that the marina launch at the Walnut Creek access area in Fairview, Erie County, will be closed from April 5 to approximately April 20 due to a dredging project. The access area will remain open during this time, PFBC said in its release. The commission […]

  • 17 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Auckland Council said in their latest announcement that work to replenish the sand on Orewa beach is set to begin this coming Monday, 22 January. Fencing will start to go up at the end of this week, on Thursday, 18 and Friday, 19 January, in preparation for work starting on Monday morning for the remainder […]

  • 29 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency is continuing work on the Marlow flood alleviation scheme that is designed to reduce the impact of flooding to 287 properties. Since the last update and a flood defense wall was built along the Thames Path, the EA has also completed the installation of steel sheet piling to continue the flood defense towards […]

  • 26 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ocean Scientific International Ltd (OSIL) has supplied a 1.2m data buoy platform to the “ORION” joint research and development center in Nicosia, Cyprus, for use as a real-time monitoring station on an EU-funded project managing coastal erosion. According to OSIL, “The Harmonized Coastal Corrosion Management Framework for Enhancing the Implementation of the Integrated Coastal Zone […]

  • 30 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    New coastal defenses are being built as part of the North Portsea Island Coastal Scheme which have been designed to reduce the risk of coastal flooding and erosion to the area over the next 100 years. To increase the flood risk management in this area, the seawall height will need to be increased by approximately […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Shell Rock River Watershed District announced recently that the fate of the district’s half-percent sales tax has not been decided yet. Last week, legislators were back in session to pass the tax bill and other legislation that affects the area. According to SRRWD, the sales tax is to be extended for either 15 years or until […]

  • 22 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Work is due to start next month on a concrete retaining wall to protect The Esplanade at Princess Bay from erosion caused by big seas in southerly storms. One section of footpath collapsed in February 2013 and more of the pathway was damaged in the severe southerly storm that hit Wellington last June. A total […]

  • 6 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Netherlands has a new hydraulic research facility. Melanie Schultz van Haegen, Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment, and Henk Kamp, Minister of Economic Affairs, opened the new Deltares Delta Flume in Delft yesterday. This facility will be the location for full-scale studies of the effects of extreme waves on dikes, dunes or breakwaters. The Delta Flume is […]

  • 19 April 2011

      Last weekend the large pile frame for the construction of the 40 meter deep quay walls of Maasvlakte 2 was moved from the site of the future Rotterdam Gateway Terminal to the site of AP Moller’s terminal. Both quay walls are completed this year. The frame is 70 meters long, 15 meters wide and […]

  • 15 July 2011
    Business & Finance

    The Liebherr Group benefited from the worldwide business recovery in the 2010 business year and resumed its growth. Total turnover rose by 626.0 million € or 9.0 % to 7,587.0 million €. This growth derived exclusively from the Group’s construction machinery area, in which it proved possible to increase sales revenues by 655.3 million € […]

  • 25 September 2013

    The Environment Agency is hosting a public drop-in session in Camber to update the community on the new Broomhill Sands Coastal Defence Scheme, which has recently secured the funding needed to be built. When built, the Broomhill Sands Defence Scheme will directly protect over 1,400 homes and businesses by increasing the standard of protection in […]

  • 1 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Damen Shipyards Cape Town (DSCT) welcomed on Thursday, November 23rd over 50 invitees from across the Southern African dredging sector to its yard in the Port of Cape Town for a one-day seminar on dredging. The guest list included representatives from a wide range of companies with an interest in dredging; encompassing those that supply dredging […]

  • 21 September 2020
    Technology

    Dragflow’s webinar on Hight Depth Dredging is set to take place on September 30, 2020. Offshore extraction and energy production activities represent a constantly evolving technical challenge. The use of wind and wave energy will make the installation of plants on the high seas more and more frequent, said Dragflow. Proper maintenance of offshore platforms […]

  • 13 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Littlehaven Promenade and Sea Wall project has been named among the nominees for this year’s UK Prime Minister’s Better Public Building Award. Regarded as the pinnacle of The British Construction Industry (BCI) Awards, The Prime Minister’s Award recognize excellence in construction, design, and delivery of buildings and civil engineering projects. The Littlehaven project is […]

  • 17 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Sultan Al Jaber, Minister of the State and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Ports, and Capt. Mohamed Al Shamsi, CEO of AD Ports, visited Khalifa Port Extension Project on August 6th 2017. Eng. Yasser Zaghloul, CEO of NMDC, welcomed the delegation and after a brief introduction of the project site they placed a block for the new […]

  • 9 September 2013

    The joint venture of BAM International, McConnell Dowell and See Yong & Son has reached substantial completion of the jetty for iron ore transport in Lumut, Malaysia, for the Brazilian mining company Vale. BAM, in joint venture with its Australian partner McConnell Dowell and Malaysian partner SYS, completed the construction of an 1,800-metre-long access trestle […]

  • 6 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District announced yesterday the award of $387 million for construction of a Herbert Hoover Dike (HHD) Rehabilitation seepage cutoff wall in Palm Beach, Hendry and Glades counties. According to the Corps, the contract that was awarded Jan. 31, 2019 includes construction of 28.6 miles of cutoff wall, from […]

  • 25 November 2011

    Technology Foundation STW and the UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council are jointly funding a research project at the Universities of Twente, Aberdeen and Liverpool, for a feasible sand transport model within the coastal development. STW’s previous research in the British-Dutch project Santoss, has generated an enhanced sand transport model which yielded the influence […]

  • 12 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    USACE has released this very interesting video about the Buffalo confined disposal facility 4 repair project. In the video, Katie Lewis, civil engineer and contracting officers representative, gives a tour of the repair program. The Buffalo confined disposal facility 4 is located at the south end of Buffalo Harbor. The facility was constructed in 1977 […]