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  • 9 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A three-month ‘Building with Nature’ study has been launched by Ecoshape, Deltares and Witteveen en Bos in the channel to the south of the Ridderkerkse Griend nature reserve in the Netherlands. The study will look at two types of willow woods – pollard willows and an osiery – to see whether it is possible to […]

  • 29 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The ‘Reclamation for Pasir Panjang Terminal Phases 3 and 4’ project, carried out by Penta-Ocean Construction, has been nominated for the IADC Safety Award 2016. Three aspects of this port project located in Singapore were recently nominated for its safety features. The first aspect is the “geo-bund” temporary edge structure for land reclamation. They provided notable safety benefits for […]

  • 17 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Rijkswaterstaat currently reinforces the Houtrib Dike in Lake IJssel, located in the center of the Netherlands. Before the start of the reinforcement, a test section was first laid along the dike. The reason to do this was simple: the company knew quite little about sand reinforcements in a freshwater lake. Thanks to the pilot that […]

  • 9 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Coastal cities play a critical role in the global economy. The cities are being increasingly exposed to natural hazards and disasters, such as hurricanes, and recurrent flooding due to the rise of sea levels caused by climate change, University of Miami’s College of Engineering said in their latest announcement.  These disasters directly impact infrastructure such as […]

  • 21 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Mackley has completed works the Coldharbour Flood Wall Remediation and Foreshore Protection project on the River Thames, the Isle of Dogs. The 11-week project is one of several being carried out by the Thames Estuary Asset Management 2100 program (TEAM2100). The TEAM2100 program involves looking after all the flood defense assets along the tidal Thames, […]

  • 11 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Georgetown County residents voted recently to implement a 1 percent Capital Project Sales Tax to help fund vital capital projects, including dredging at the Port of Georgetown. According to the official Georgetown County Government website, the sales tax will begin being applied to taxable purchases in Georgetown County on May 1, 2015, and will remain in place […]

  • 21 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) has just announced that a construction project to rebuild the supporting sidewalls at the Walnut Creek Marina in Fairview, Erie County, is expected to begin within the next week. The $3.77 million project is expected to take 12-15 months to complete as in-stream work will be suspended during […]

  • 27 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency is working on a project that will reduce flooding risks in Totnes by improving the existing flood defenses which were built in the 1970s. That is why the agency held a public drop-in at the Civic Hall in Totnes in April 2016. Feedback from the drop-in and meeting with local residents will now […]

  • 27 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    An official visit to mark completion of new flood defenses at Albert Dock in Hull will take place on Tuesday, December 1. Representatives from the Environment Agency, Hull City Council, the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership, Associated British Ports and the local community will inspect the works which include 1.6 kilometers of new flood walls. The […]

  • 16 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Phase Two of an important flood protection project at the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site is now officially underway, Parks Canada Agency said in their latest announcement.  This federal infrastructure investment project was highlighted yesterday by Rodger Cuzner, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour and Member of Parliament for […]

  • 30 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A re-elected Napthine Government will invest more than $500,000 to make Carrum Beach an even better destination for families, recreational boaters, swimmers and fishing enthusiasts. Premier Denis Napthine was today joined by Member for Carrum Donna Bauer at the Carrum foreshore to announce a $540,000 funding commitment to deliver a coastal infrastructure upgrade program. “This […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    University College London (UCL) and HR Wallingford, the specialist hydraulic research and consultancy, are collaborating to construct the largest tsunami simulator in Europe, to better understand the impact of these devastating natural phenomena on buildings and coastal defences. The facility, which is being funded by a €1.9 million European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant “URBAN […]

  • 9 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    A total of ten Liebherr duty cycle crawler cranes and crawler cranes are currently in operation at the Suez Canal as part of a multi-billion project, the company announced in its latest release. A HS 8100 HD duty cycle crawler crane of the newest generation belonging to the German company Züblin is among the machines […]

  • 19 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Indian government is planning an outright sale of the Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) through auction, according to the local media. Besides DCI, there is also a proposal to sell 100% government holding in four unlisted companies: Kamarajar Port, HLL Lifecare, Indian Medicines and Karnataka Antibiotics. The core group of secretaries on disinvestment, headed […]

  • 3 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure and Thilafushi Corporation limited (TCL), with land reclamation area of Male’ city south harbour. At a ceremony held recently at Ministry of Housing and Infrastructure the land reclaim concept presented in accordance with the Government’s policy to control waste management, and […]

  • 29 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    DEME Group has just released this beautiful photo of their spray pontoon ‘Omega’, taken during her work at the Meeslouwerplas in the Netherlands. As the recreational area was created through sand extraction in the past, the lake was very deep in some places and the banks were steep and unstable. “Fortunately, we had large amounts […]

  • 26 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Installation of rock on the 150m section of embankment adjacent to Princess Avenue in Wauchope, NSW, and restoration of park areas has progressed ahead of schedule, with the nearby pedestrian path expected to re-open on Friday 28 September.  Further restoration work will now move onto the section of embankment between Pebble Beach and the boat […]

  • 6 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work on the next stage of the Otago Regional Council (ORC)’s Leith Flood Protection Scheme, between the Union Street bridge and Clyde Street, is set to start this week, according to the Otago Regional Council. These new works, conducted by Downer Group, are part of the scheduled flood protection program for 2017, and will help improve […]

  • 29 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    VolkerStevin has been appointed by Cumbria County Council to reconstruct the Port of Workington’s riverside wall, which will replace the existing failing structure. The project involves replacing 170m of anchored sheet steel pile quay wall and capping beam, stabilizing the existing failing quay and leaving a corner of the port as suitable habitat to encourage […]

  • 11 November 2010

    During President Obama’s historic visit to India last week the White House announced a new sale to India of two dredgers by Ellicott Dredges, LLC of Baltimore, Maryland.  Ellicott was included in the White House’s announcement along with other leading American companies such as Boeing, General Electric, Harley-Davidson, Bell Helicopter, and Bucyrus. Maharashtra Maritime Board […]

  • 15 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Littlehaven Promenade and Sea Wall project has been shortlisted for Civil Engineering Project of the Year at the British Construction Industry Awards 2015. Opening in 2014, the Littlehaven Promenade and Sea Wall project continues to capture the attention of award judges across the UK. This latest success takes the total number of awards the […]

  • 9 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) has won a contract to upgrade R. Angolhitheem Harbor. The estimated value of the project is $2.8 million. Also, this development scheme will be completed within one year, MTCC reports. The R. Angolhitheem Harbor project consists of; dredging and reclamation operations of 42,000cbm; construction of a 221m breakwater; 166m […]

  • 15 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The flood defense scheme at West Bay is ready for whatever winter has to throw at it, the Environment Agency reports. The coastal defense improvements project reduces the risk of flooding from the sea to 260 properties and businesses. Although the beach was returned to its usual shape after the completion of the defence scheme, […]

  • 17 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Idreco BV, a subsidiary of Rohr International Dredge Holdings and Ellicott Dredge Enterprises, announces that Wim Snippe, the Managing Director of Idreco BV, has decided after a long career in designing and building dredges and pumps to retire from the company. “We will miss Wim’s creative approach to dredge design but wish him the best in […]

  • 13 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    A landmark environmental project made possible due to a unique partnership between Crossrail and the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) reached a significant milestone this weekend. The first phase of the Wallasea Island Wild Coast project was completed when the new sea walls of ‘Cell 1’ were successfully breached to allow for […]

  • 12 June 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    Subsea UK reports that Tyne and Wear Marine (TWM) Ltd., a marine and engineering company, used Tritech’s StarFish 990F for the dock wall survey on the Tyne River, Newcastle. The technology was used during port survey and inspection project, and has the latest in advanced CHIRP (Compressed High Intensity Radar Pulse) acoustic technology and digital-signal-processing […]