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  • 17 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Last week, the Japanese Government delivered two SENWATEC amphibious excavator-dredgers to the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH). This equipment was acquired through the Non-Project Grant Aid of the Government of Japan. Minister Akio Isomata of Japan’s Minister of Economic Affairs handed over the dredging machines to the DPWH as a Japan-funded Non-Project Grant […]

  • 12 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has begun working full-time to place tons of sand off Coronado’s coast, part of a project to deepen the approach channel to San Diego Harbor. The contractor, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, began the San Diego Harbor Maintenance Dredging Project in November. However, full-time work on the effort […]

  • 24 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Lake Fuquene restoration scheme, located in the north of Cundinamarca, Colombia, is moving forward, Watermaster said in their latest facebook post.  In order to restore an ecological condition and biodiversity and to secure the availability of clean drinking water and irrigation water for local communities, the Colombian Government has established a strategic plan for […]

  • 1 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 25 – December 1, 2019).   Another Stage of Quay Modernization at Port of Gdansk Wraps Up Two renovated quays were commissioned last week at the Polish Port of Gdansk as part of the port’s ongoing quay and fairway […]

  • 27 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast awarded a more than $23 million contract to Orion Marine Construction for Wharf Bravo recapitalization aboard Naval Station (NS) Mayport, Florida, on September 22. “The entire Wharf Bravo, which includes wharves B-1, B-2, and B-3 will be repaired during this renovation,” said NS Mayport Commanding Officer Capt. David Yoder. “The […]

  • 13 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines’ Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) is looking to take advantage of the El Niño by continuing its dredging and desilting operations in Manila Bay. According to the PNA, DPWH-Bureau of Equipment (BOE) Director Toribio Ilao announced that though the effects of such weather condition for some are damaging, for them it […]

  • 12 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Italdraghe, the long-standing Italian dredger builder, is about to deliver the first of its new range of amphibious OCTOPUS dredgers. This extremely versatile multifunctional dredger, set to start work in north east Italy at the end of March this year, boasts a whole host of innovative features that allow the dredgemaster trouble-free operation in a wide […]

  • 27 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Great Lakes Shipyard and B.V. Scheepswerf Damen Gorinchem (Damen) have entered into a five-year partnership authorizing Great Lakes Shipyard as an official builder of Damen designs. Great Lakes Shipyard will now offer the best of both worlds, the wide range and international experience of Damen designs, and American craftsmanship from a high quality U.S. builder. […]

  • 29 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A 20 year flood action plan for a long-term sustainable future for the Somerset Levels and Moors is in full swing with a 8km dredge of the Tone and Parrett Rivers well underway. The plan is owned by Somerset’s councils, internal drainage boards and local leaders and was prepared in partnership with local and national […]

  • 16 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Manson/Connolly Seal Beach JV, Seattle, Washington, has won an $88.1 million firm-fixed-price contract for P-224 Causeway Boat Channel and Turning Basin and P-226 Ammunition Pier at Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach. The contract also contains five unexercised options and one planned modification, which if exercised would increase the cumulative contract value to $154.7 million. According […]

  • 2 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    In order to restore an ecological condition and biodiversity and to secure the availability of clean drinking water and irrigation water for local communities, the Colombian Government has established a strategic plan for restoring the Lake Fuquene, in the north of Cundinamarca, Colombia. The Autonomous Environmental Corporation of Cundinamarca – CAR was designated to be responsible […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Land & Water Services are making excellent progress dredging the canal between Wallbridge Lower Lock and Lodgemore Bridge. The first work boats in eighty years recently arrived on this stretch of water. Two brand new mud hoppers and a mini push tug are also in the place. The mud hoppers were manufactured in Birmingham. They will […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The General Authority for Fish Resources Development (GAFRD) in Egypt recently took delivery and received training in the operation of two 10-inch Wolverine Class Dredges, designed and manufactured by DSC Dredge facility in Michigan. The GAFRD, responsible for Egypt’s fisheries management, will use the Wolverine dredges to improve the water quality of three wetland lakes in […]

  • 15 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Technology developed to help Marines plan for amphibious operations in now assisting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers with collecting hydrographic survey data in areas not easily accessed by a manned vessel.  Developed by the Corps’ Engineer Research and Development Center in Vicksburg, Mississippi, the Unmanned Survey Vessel for Shallow Water helps military planners by […]

  • 25 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency has dredged 4 km (8 km of river bank) of the Parrett and Tone and is now passing halfway in the dredging operation. The dredging is being undertaken using a mixture of floating equipment, large excavators mounted on the riverbanks and even amphibious dredgers. This range of equipment is needed to cope […]

  • 5 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Philippines’ Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) today officially started the Manila Bay dredging operations – from the Manila Yacht Club breakwater to the United States Embassy in Manila. Under the project, approximately 225,000m³ of silt is set to be removed from the mentioned areas, the Philippine News Agency (PNA) reported today. […]

  • 5 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) recently celebrated the impending start of work on the Ninigret Pond Salt Marsh Restoration and Enhancement project in Charlestown. Starting the first week of December, crews will be dredging within the Charlestown Breachway, and will then reuse that material on the adjacent Ninigret salt marsh to increase its […]

  • 12 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In preparation for the onset of the rainy season and flooding, the city government of Parañaque City, has put in motion a comprehensive flood control program that includes the construction of a major diversion creek and the clearing of creeks and canals as well as the relocation of informal settler families living along critical waterways. […]

  • 20 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Despite the loss of the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) by Congress, the city of Dagupan is currently enjoying an infrastructure bonanza courtesy of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), reported PNA. This was bared by Pangasinan Fourth District Rep. Gina de Venecia who said that a total of 11 roads, bridges and […]

  • 14 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Ebsford Environmental has won the Heritage Award at the 2016 Constructing Excellence Yorkshire and Humber Awards for their work on world heritage site Fountains Abbey. The ceremony, held at the New Dock Hall conference venue in Leeds, recognizes the very best companies, collaborations and projects sharing best practice and inspiring others to adopt new and […]

  • 15 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work has begun on a unique dredging project aimed to help transform East Yorkshire’s Pocklington Canal, reports the Canal & River Trust. A special amphibious digger will remove approximately 8,000 tonnes of nutrient-rich silt that will be re-distributed to a nearby arable farm. This is the first time in over a century that two sections […]

  • 11 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Australian dredging and civil construction company Hall Contracting has recently added a $1.3 million amphibious dredge to its fleet. The company’s CEO Cameron Hall also announced plans to purchase an additional four of the European machines over the coming months. Mr Hall said that the dredge – recently christened Mooloolah River – is currently the […]

  • 15 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Salix, together with Crawley Borough Council and Jacksons Civil Engineering, is about to complete the Ifield Mill Pond & Water Gardens project, the area’s most important wetland and a designated Site of Nature Conservation Importance (SNCI). The 12-month program of improvements began in April 2014 and includes:   the construction of a new dam and spillway near […]

  • 13 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The arrival of the Land & Water Dredging Team at Lodgemore on Monday, August 11, signalled the start of the second phase of canal restoration between Stroud Brewery Bridge and Lodgemore Mills. Land & Water’s Senior Site Manager Chris Spencer has recently completed a busy couple of months in Somerset. He and the five members […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Work to dredge a 300m length of the Cotswold Canals near Stroud town center started yesterday (Monday), Stroud District Council has announced. The work, costing £110,000, is being carried out by Land & Water Services. It involves dredging 4500 tonnes of material from the canal between Lodgemore Bridge and Wallbridge Lower Lock. Most of the […]

  • 22 July 2010

    Dredging, the task of scooping up sediment, branches and tossed-out junk that makes passing through waterways a hazard for boaters, is proceeding on the Chain ’O Lakes, though a sopping early summer has slowed the pace. “We had the wettest June in 108 years,” said Ron Barker, Fox Waterway Agency deputy director of operations. “We […]