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  • 23 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The River Dargle Flood Defense Scheme was officially opened earlier this month by Mr Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran T.D., Minister of State at the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform with special responsibility for the Office of Public Works and Flood Relief. This project was one of the key capital investment projects by Wicklow County Council […]

  • 9 April 2014

    Two freight trains, each consisting of 65 wagons loaded with coal from the Kuzbass region in Russia, left from West Siberian Railways at the end of March 2014. One of the trains has already reached Far Eastern Railways, the second is now travelling on the Transbaikal Main Line. Both West Siberian Railways and Far Eastern […]

  • 28 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Two days ago, at the Gulf Property Show, Bahrain Marina Development Company took the opportunity to present the masterplan for its project, the Bahrain Marina. As the lead design consultant for the project, Benoy delivered the entire 316,000m² masterplan. Bahrain Marina Development also announced the appointment of Al Hassanain Contracting Company to implement the first phase of the project. […]

  • 7 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Fiqran International Trading Ltd, a private sector joint venture between the UAE and Bangladesh, plans to purchase three dredgers from the Dutch dredger builder Royal IHC, according to The Financial Express (FE). Two companies signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) earlier this week in Chittagong, Bangladesh. These high capacity dredging vessels will be used for dredging operations […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, seeks public comments for an upcoming shoreline management plan update for the J. Strom Thurmond Lake project. The Corps will hold public workshops in three communities (Lincolnton, GA, McCormick, SC, Evans, GA) on March 2-5 to allow the public to gain information or offer suggestions. The plan […]

  • 31 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The President of the Maldives, Abdulla Yaameen Abdul Gayyoom, officially inaugurated Lh. Naifaru harbor project today, the Maldives Transport and Contracting Company Plc (MTCC) said in its latest announcement.  The main components of the Naifaru harbor project, conducted by MTCC, included: dredging of 53.396m³ of material; construction of 748m of quay wall construction of 353m long […]

  • 7 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Maldives President, Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, visited this morning G. Dh. Madaveli to inaugurate the island’s new harbor and to celebrate the completion of the island’s coastal protection project. Under this scheme, a 17.926 kilometer area affected by beach erosion was filled with new sand and a 454.5-meter seawall was built around the area. The […]

  • 13 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The course “Morphological modeling using Delft3D” (16 to 20 September, 2013, UNESCO-IHE, Delft) aims to train students in the application of process-baed morphodynamic modeling software. Morphological modeling using Delft3D is a practically oriented course during which students will gain basic understanding on morphodynamic modeling opporunities and learn basic skills of setting up a morphodynamic model, […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Public comment is sought on a limited amendment to Clark County’s shoreline master program. The county’s plan was updated in 2012. These minor changes will affect how Clark County administers its shoreline master program. Amendments clarify the definition for dredging and correct inconsistencies related to dredging in wetlands and for restoration. Non-water-oriented commercial uses will […]

  • 1 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, in conjunction with the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, continues work on a $36.5 million coastline restoration project at Rockaway Beach. During the project, nearly 3.5 million cubic yards of sand will be placed […]

  • 22 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Maldives’ Ministry of Environment and Energy has awarded Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) a 6.8 million contract for the Thilafushi land reclamation works – part of the Waste Management Project of Male’ Region. The agreement was signed yesterday by Thoriq Ibrahim, the Minister of Environment and Energy, and Krik Riza, the deputy managing director of MTCC, at […]

  • 17 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    To accelerate ‘the Harbour of Tilings’ in Antwerp and build connections with start-ups, DEME and PortXL have agreed on a partnership. Commenting the latest news, Cees-Willem Koorneef from PortXL Antwerp, said: “After this Summer, we wall start to scout and select relevant maritime, logistics and chemical start-ups for our Antwerp program.” “PortXL will then match […]

  • 5 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Sh. Kanditheem Harbor was officially inaugurated on Monday, July 2, by Yameen Abdul Gayoom, the President of the Maldives, at a special ceremony held at Sh. Kanditheem during his visit to Sh. Atoll. The state funded project was awarded to Maldives Transport and Contracting Company Plc (MTCC) for $3.3 million. According to the MTCC’s latest […]

  • 8 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    ACI’s European Dredging Summit 2015 (7th and 8th October, Antwerp, Belgium) will be focused on discussing the essential dredging strategies and environmental monitoring for project approval. This meeting will provide a global analysis of dredging projects, environmental regulation and essential recommendations for dredging activity including equipment and contractor selection. The participants will have a chance to […]

  • 9 April 2012

    In another move to ease fears of natural disaster, Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has assured the public of a major progress of flood and drought prevention efforts in her talk show this Saturday. In her weekly program, Ms. Yingluck disclosed that the canal dredging project in Bangkok was now over 40 percent complete, adding that […]

  • 9 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently completed the first of 31 Hurricane Sandy coastal resilience projects focusing on rebuilding natural areas along the Atlantic Coast. The $1.65 million beach restoration project restored five beaches on Cape May’s inner shoreline, including Kimbles Beach, Reeds Beach, Moores Beach, Cooks Beach and Pierces Point. Along with the […]

  • 16 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dare County yesterday announced the latest update on their Buxton Beach Nourishment Project, saying that Weeks Marine has worked intermittently over the last few days, as marine conditions allowed. “With Hurricane Gert forecasted to pass offshore, high waves are expected today and tomorrow. Weeks Marine is closely monitoring the weather,” said the county. Once the […]

  • 25 May 2012

      The thousands of tonnes of silt are being removed from the Central Dry Dock in Hull in the northeast of the UK by a specialist dredging team, reports This is Hull & East Riding. Engineers are working in a 24-hour operation to clear silt from the dock, which stands at the confluence of the […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Swire Seabed, acquired by Swire Pacific Offshore (SPO) back in 2012, has just released a short video about the Seabed Excavator in action. The Seabed Excavator is a newly commissioned, highly efficient, multipurpose subsea tool carrier and dredging vehicle capable of working at 2500 meters water depth. The system is delivered with a Kongsberg Evotec active heave compensated […]

  • 3 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Conwy County Borough Council is seeking a contractor for the Coastal Defense Maintenance – 4 Year Term Service Contract.  The Council manages over 50km of artificial sea defense infrastructure which includes the promenades at Llandudno, Colwyn Bay, Llanfairfechan and Penmaenmawr. Currently, within the domain of the Council, the shoreline management plan is to “hold the […]

  • 6 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    K. Guraidhoo harbor was officially inaugurated last month, June 24, by Yameen Abdul Gayoom, the President of the Maldives, the Maldives Transport and Contracting Company Plc (MTCC) said in their latest announcement.  The construction of the 281 long and 142m wide harbor started in February, 2014 and the project was successfully completed in October, 2017. According […]

  • 27 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Great Lakes Shipyard has been awarded a contract by Whiskey Island Marina to fabricate a new floating breakwater. The Shipyard will fabricate two 150’ long steel cylindrical modules that will be bolted together and anchored in the lake bottom in front of the marina. The project is to be completed by mid-November. The 10-foot diameter […]

  • 27 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Weir Minerals has launched its range of WEMCO extra-heavy-duty vortex pumps across Europe. The WEMCO range, which is designed to handle large and abrasive solids and corrosive fluids, has been manufactured and sold in France for 60 years. Tony Locke, managing director of Weir Minerals Europe, said: “Given the pumps’ success and the positive feedback […]

  • 5 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Wim Biesemans joins the Belgian dredging, environmental and marine engineering group DEME as CEO of DEME Concessions.  “I have always been lucky enough to work for growing companies or on promising start-up projects. I love building strong teams that can grow together and that’s exactly what I expect to do with DEME’s entire entrepreneurial team,” […]

  • 2 April 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    Delta Marine Consultants (DMC), has signed a license agreement for the use of Xbloc on the new LNG Terminal in Dunkerque, France. The license agreement has been signed with the Joint Venture existing of Sodraco International SAS (part of Jan de Nul), Bouygues Travaux Publics Régions France, Colas Nord Picardie and Menard. Within the Dunkerque […]

  • 6 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    A free virtual presentation – part of the Making Waves Initiative event – named Past and Present Effects of Dredging the Grand River is set to take place on Thursday, April 9, Grand Valley State University informs. The presenters will be Dr. Dan O’Keefe and Dr. Peter Wampler. Last year, a proposal to dredge the […]