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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 € […]

  • 24 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Working on behalf of the Environment Agency, Mackley is delivering emergency flood prevention works to protect the historic town of Sandwich in Kent. Sandwich lies close to the coast on the River Stour, and a short section of approximately 35 metres of the river wall at Pillory Gate Wharf was identified as being on the […]

  • 30 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    VBA – a joint venture comprising VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business – is starting the next phase of works at Fairhaven Lake. According to VBA, the second phase of works at Fairhaven Lake will involve upgrading Stanner Bank car park, replacing the retaining wall and refurbishing the existing outfall drainage from Fairhaven Lake to the […]

  • 30 January 2014

    A major new European research project began this month to look at the impact of vegetation on waves using satellite data and field measurements. The ultimate aim of the study will be to develop a software tool for water managers and consultants that will allow them to determine the role of vegetation in damping waves […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Koninklijke Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) and Van Oord Dredging and Marine Contractors B.V. (Van Oord) deliver the first stage of Maasvlakte 2 to client Port of Rotterdam Authority today: on schedule, on budget and in accordance with the quality requirements specified. PUMA, the joint venture of the two contractors, started the expansion of the port […]

  • 16 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal HaskoningDHV, together with South Tyneside Council, Oobe and Galliford Try is adding yet another high profile recognition to its Littlehaven Promenade and Sea Wall project. Following awards from the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors and the Institution of Civil Engineers and a commendation from the Concrete Society in 2014 and hot on the heels […]

  • 3 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Iron County Forestry and Parks has just released the latest update on their Saxon Harbor development project, saying that the harbor is beginning to take shape. “We have the north and south walls completed and the west wall in the south basin will begin on Monday,” said the County. The channel and the north basin […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Rt. Hon. the Lord Heseltine CH will be amongst the first to see some of the world’s most sophisticated marine modelling facilities in operation today when he officially opens HR Wallingford’s UK Ship Simulation Centre and the Fast Flow Facility at Howbery Business Park in Oxfordshire. Developments in the ocean can be high risk; […]

  • 11 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal Expansion Program has made a significant stride forward as it reached 3 million cubic meters of concrete poured in the construction of the new lock complexes for the Expansion Program. “This signals the progress of the construction of the new locks, which is the most important project of the Expansion Program,” Panama […]

  • 7 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    East Devon District Council has completed the excavation of eight trial pits in Exmouth as part of its Beach Management Plan for the town. Exmouth’s 2015 Beach Management Plan (BMP), which was produced by coastal flood and erosion risk management consultants CH2M, established the need for the trial pits. The aim of the BMP is […]

  • 11 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    Heavy equipment operators began work recently to dredge stamp sands north of Grand Traverse Harbor in Keweenaw County. According to a press release from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, Copper mine tailings from the Wolverine and Marquette mines (stamp sands) were deposited at a milling site located in Gay, Michigan along Lake Superior. Since […]

  • 16 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, awarded an $8,9 million contract to Pacchiosi Drill U.S.A. of New York for two levee improvement projects near bridges that cross the lower American River in Sacramento. Minimal to no impacts are expected to commuter or recreational traffic on the bridges and nearby trails. The work represents […]

  • 31 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Havenbedrijf Rotterdam NV has announced a tender for the construction of a container terminal quay at the Rotterdam area. The work consists of supplying and applying a combined wall (about 300m including wing walls), delivery and installation of the anchoring, carrying out concrete work, supply and installation of inhibition, and construction and led work. This […]

  • 4 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    New Zealand’s Thames-Coromandel District Council has provided funds for extension works on rock walls at Buffalo Beach, in Whitianga, and at Cooks Beach. Due to a storm from last month several areas of the two beaches have been damaged and eroded. According to Mayor Glenn Leach erosion at Buffalo Beach has been intensified by the […]

  • 9 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    November and December – under the New IJmuiden Sea Lock project – will be dominated by the transportation of the lock gates from South Korea, the sinking operation of the lock gate chamber of the outer head and the construction activities on the walls of the flood defense, reports the Port of Amsterdam. The three lock gates […]

  • 17 June 2011

    Getting permission to have Wading River Creek dredged in the summer last year was considered a rarity. But Riverhead Town Board members… By Tim Gannon (riverheadnewsreview) [mappress] Source: riverheadnewsreview, June 17, 2011

  • 22 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction work on the IJmuiden Sea Lock Project has continued during the summer holidays, reports the Port of Amsterdam. According to the port, OpenIJ has worked hard in August, placing reinforcement steel for the lock gate recesses in order to start concreting in September. “Concreting of the floors of both inner and outer lock gate recesses […]

  • 26 May 2011

    An underground rock wall could be built between Maroochydore and Alexandra Headland if erosion begins to threaten crucial infrastructure… (sunshinecoastdaily) [mappress] Source: sunshinecoastdaily, May 26, 2011;

  • 31 March 2010

    Karachi—Minister for Ports and Shipping, Senator Babar Khan Ghauri in presence of the Vice Minister for Transport, Peoples Republic of China, Xu Zuyuan, inaugurated the construction of marine protection and quay wall works of the Deep Water Container Port at Karachi Port on 30th March 2010. [mappress] Source:pakobserver,March 31,2010;

  • 21 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    More than 1,400 properties between Camber and Lydd will benefit as work begins on the Broomhill Sands Coastal Defense Scheme in Kent. The Environment Agency has appointed Team Van Oord to construct the scheme, which will cover 2.4km of beach from the Suttons, Camber to the western boundary of Lydd Ranges and will include: a […]

  • 12 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    VolkerWessels UK is inviting the public to visit eight of their high-profile construction sites, between 19 – 24 March, as part of Open Doors 2018. According to the company, the annual event – delivered by Build UK in partnership with The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) -sees contractors open live construction sites to the public, […]