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  • 10 September 2020
    Business development, Innovation

    This week Royal IHC participated at the online Dredging in India Conference. IHC sales manager, Jaco Kleijwegt held a presentation about the company’s dredging solutions and their modular TSHD series Easydredge in particular. The flexible Easydredge concept is ideal for all common maintenance and land reclamation jobs. Available in the range of 500-4,000m3, the Easydredge […]

  • 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 € […]

  • 26 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Construction works on the F. Dharanboodhoo Harbour Upgrade project are well underway, reports the Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC). According to MTCC, works on the project started on 27th May 2020. Dredging operations are currently ongoing with 50% completion and overall 22% project progress, the company said. MTCC also added that work on Hdh. […]

  • 28 April 2020
    Business & Finance

     The USACE Buffalo District’s Presque Isle sand nourishment project’s primary objective is to preserve Presque Isle Peninsula by stabilizing the shoreline and maintaining beaches that are an important economic resource for the City of Erie. Presque Isle Peninsula forms Erie Harbor and is a national landmark. The Buffalo District conducted the annual Presque Isle […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 July 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    VBA, a joint venture between VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and SNC Lavalin’s Atkins business, has completed the final section of the sea defense works at Fairhaven Lake, and the promenade is now open to the public. The Fairhaven coastal protection scheme involved the replacement of the sea defense walls, as the existing coastal defences were time […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The City of Oceanside Harbor, CA, said in their latest release that Manson Construction’s dredge vessel arrived yesterday and already started with dredging operations. Dredged sand will be deposited at the Pier for two days and then will move southward for the remaining dredge cycle. Heavy waves are expected in a few days, so Manson […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) – together with the Fareham Borough Council is starting repair work on the Salterns Recreation Ground Seawall. According to ESCP, it will take around 3 weeks to complete the repairs. The works include the removal and reconstruction of a 25m X 1.4m section of blockwork seawall along Salterns Recreation Ground. […]

  • 13 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    About 110,000 cubic metres of sand are being dredged from the Tweed River entrance to maintain a clear channel for safer boating in the region, the National Party of Australia reports. NSW Nationals Member for Tweed, Geoff Provest, said that the dredging of one of the most dynamic channels in Australia had happened annually since […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 2 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Maldives Transport and Contracting Company Plc (MTCC) signed a $2.8 million contract for the Himendhoo Harbor Construction Project yesterday. Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Planning and Infrastructure, Zeeniya Ahmed Hameed, signed the agreement on behalf of the government and MTCC COO, Shahid Hussain Moosa, put his signature on behalf of the company. Under […]