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  • 17 December 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has completed a new setback levee along the Sacramento River in West Sacramento. Crews completed construction of the new setback levee’s seepage cutoff wall last week. Cutoff walls strengthen levees and help prevent water leaking through or under them. The setback levee, near South River Road, was […]

  • 14 May 2012

    Dutch engineering and consultancy firm DHV is restoring the Waterkant, the riverbank in the historic center of Paramaribo, the capital of Surinam. The foreland of this UNESCO-protected part of the city is flooded a few times each year by 50 to 80 cm of water. Sheet pile retaining walls will be fitted in the Surinam […]

  • 19 June 2012

    A new milestone was reached at the Panama Canal, after completing the construction of the first monolith for the new locks on the Pacific end of the Panama Canal. This monolith is the first one to be completed from a total of 46 such structures being built in the Pacific locks upper chamber. The term […]

  • 4 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Encinitas will receive 45,000 cubic yards of sand just south of Ponto State Beach as a result of the Encinitas Beach Hotel Project. The sand placement started earlier this week, and will continue through the end of February, reported the City officials. “The sand is a great match for Encinitas beaches, as […]

  • 30 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Conference on Water Resources, Coastal and Ocean Engineering (ICWRCOE 2015) will take place from March 12-14, 2015, in Surathkal, Mangalore, India. This conference will provide a platform for researchers, engineers, scientists and academicians as well as industrial professionals from all over the globe to present their research results and developmental activities in the […]

  • 24 February 2011

    Associated British Ports (ABP) has received consent from the Marine Management Organisation for the construction of a new quay wall at … (abports) [mappress] Source: abports, February 24, 2011;

  • 6 January 2012

    The entrance to Waukegan Harbor has been closed to commercial shipping since wave action from last summer’s windstorms stirred up enough … BY DAN MORAN (suntimes) [mappress] Source: suntimes, January 6, 2012; Image: usace

  • 1 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    A site visit of Selkirk Flood Protection Scheme has allowed local Councillors to see how the £31.4 million project is advancing, according to the Scottish Borders Council. Elected Members were shown a number of major activities within the scheme, which is still on course to be completed by December 2016. “It was good to see the […]

  • 11 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The River Ouseburn has been diverted as part of a major scheme to tackle flooding in Brunton Park, Newcastle. Northumbrian Water and the Environment Agency began the £7 million joint flood reduction scheme in October 2014. Work has involved installing 380 meters of new river channel to divert the flow of the Ouseburn from the […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The South Shields’ Littlehaven Promenade and Sea Wall project has been shortlisted for two awards at the Placemaking Awards: the Design Excellence and Regional – Northern England categories. The Littlehaven scheme saw the build of a new realigned curved 500m-long sea wall to replace old defenses which were deteriorating. The project also included an attractive […]

  • 10 May 2011
    Business & Finance

    DKSH, the leading provider of Market Expansion Services with a focus on Asia, provides marketing, sales, distribution, and after-sales services to IMS Dredges, the world’s leader in one truck transportable dredge systems. To help solve the persistent flood problem affecting Thailand DKSH introduces the one truck transportable “IMS Versi-Dredge” to the Thai market. As sole distributor […]

  • 1 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging of Santa Cruz’s north harbor in California is scheduled to begin today using the Port District’s 8″ dredge Squirt. According to a Santa Cruz Harbor official announcement, the dredging permit window ends on February 28, 2020, for fine-grained material, and continues through April 30, 2020, for sandy, coarse-grained material. “Dredging of the harbor is […]

  • 7 June 2012

    The environmental groups says the latest federal review of the PCB cleanup of the upper Hudson River provides more evidence that the dredging area should be expanded, The Wall Street Journal reports. A coalition of environmentalists said the review also acknowledges that PCBs in one stretch of the river will be reduced about half as […]

  • 28 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Holland Marine Technologies BV has developed a new range of bow-coupling systems for Trailing Suction Hopper Dredgers (TSHD). The bow-coupling system enables a THSD to couple to-, and discharge slurry via a floating dredge pipeline or by means of a rain-bow nozzle (for beach replenishment). The HollandMT bow coupling system is fitted with a unique […]

  • 28 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The first phase of construction of the new flood risk management scheme for Perry Barr and Witton will commence at the end of July 2015. Once completed in July 2016, the scheme will protect over 1400 properties from flooding, such as the 2007 floods. Phase 1 consists of rebuilding the existing flood walls along Brookvale Road, constructing […]

  • 22 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging NZ has been fined $79,500 and ordered to pay $42,000 in reparation after the death of a worker, crushed on a dredging barge in West Park Marina, Auckland, on 19 November 2013. Peter Bateman died after being crushed between an excavator and the wall of a hopper, on a barge being skippered by Brent […]

  • 19 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Contracting Services Gebr. v.d. Poel b.v. from Oud-Ade has received the first Waterking in the Netherlands. The delivered amphibious excavator WK 150 NG-A is equipped with an adjustable undercarriage and a Hitachi ZX160 upper structure with long reach. The WK 150 NG-A is fitted with additional pontoons equipped with hydraulic spud poles to operate stable in […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    “A historic meeting,” concluded Mayor Paul Hogan at the ending of the Greater Taree City Council meeting two days ago. At the meeting, Council decided to adopt a dual approach to coastal erosion, approving a both planned retreat and active erosion management in the Coastal Zone Management Plan (CZMP) for the entire Greater Taree coastline […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The phase to construct a 450 metre long tidal river wall along the East Bank of the River Arun is now due to be completed in May. This flood alleviation scheme is part of an adaptive tidal food risk management approach to predicted sea level rise. When the whole scheme is completed it will protect […]

  • 20 November 2009
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A joint venture of VolkerStevin Marine and Westminster Dredging has been named as preferred contractor for the design and construction of the Siadar Wave Energy Project on the Isle of Lewis… Source: Construction News, November 20, 2009;

  • 1 March 2010

    Looking out from streets on the edges of Venice, it is impossible to ignore the dark forms that dot the city’s lagoon. Dredging machines idle like large mechanical birds in the middle of calm water, auguring the development that Italian officials and the Port Authority argue will transform Venice… [mappress] Source: The Yale Globalist, February […]

  • 5 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    LONDON — Marine terminal operator DP World Ltd. Monday said it has bought the remaining 1,000 acres of land for its London Gateway and Logistics Park project after it decided to proceed with the construction. Source: The Wall STreet Journal Europe ,January 5, 2010

  • 25 July 2010

    It’s simply known as “the wall,” a steel-and-concrete structure costing about $22 million that will be pounded deep into the floor of the… By Scott Harper (washingtonexaminer) [mappress] Source: washingtonexaminer, July 25, 2010;

  • 27 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Algal blooms located in water surfaces is a common problem which is encountered by many professionals in the water industry. High algae levels often result in a deterioration of the water quality and bad odor. In order to provide an environmentally friendly solution to prevent the growth of blue-green algae, the Dutch company LG Sound […]

  • 9 October 2013

    Hundreds of homes and businesses in Boston are set to benefit from flood defence works being carried out on the tidal River Haven. The Environment Agency is carrying out works on the Haven between Pulvertoft Lane and St Ann’s Lane. A new sheet piled wall will be constructed in front of a 240-metre length of […]

  • 9 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Dublin Port Company is establishing a Qualification System for Civil/Marine Engineering Contractors so that tender competitions can be conducted (under a negotiated procedure) for the works projects in connection with the Alexandra Basin Redevelopment (ABR). While the system is of indefinite duration the initial date for application in order to be considered for the […]