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  • 21 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has won a $14 million contract for dredging and maintenance works on the Martin Garcia canal, said a press release from the Uruguayan Government. The agreement between the Argentina-Uruguay River Plate Commission and the Dutch company was signed last week in Buenos Aires. The main goal of this dredging scheme is to maintain the […]

  • 25 September 2012

    Nippon Steel Corporation and Sumitomo Metal Industries, Ltd.  have announced that they have decided to invest to expand capacity at Cape Lambert by 70 million tons per year, along with the replacement of existing port facilities, which are jointly operated with Rio Tinto group  in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. While Cape Lambert is […]

  • 1 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Birdon Pty Lt of Port Macquarie, NSW, has successfully completed dredging operations in the Settlement Shores canals. The maintenance dredging of Settlement Shores Canals will ensure the canal system continues to be safe to access for the boating public. The Settlement Shores Plan was prepared in 2017 and identified dredging of the canal beds as […]

  • 30 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Federal, state and local leaders joined together on August 28 to break ground on the first phase of construction of the Upper Llagas Creek Flood Protection Project. “When completed, this project will provide flood protection for residents, businesses and farming areas of southern Santa Clara County,” said Norma Camacho, Chief Executive Officer of Valley Water. […]

  • 7 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Riverside County supervisors have approved an aggregate $1.79 million in expenditures for a project to clear the Salton Sea north marina of dirt and debris to make the channel usable again by boaters who dock at the North Shore Beach & Yacht Club, the KESQ News Channel 3 reports. On a 4-0 vote, the Board […]

  • 4 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging of the Maria Creek Channel started on Thursday, 28 December, with approximately 5000 cubic meters of material removed so far, Kingston District Council said in their latest project update.  It is estimated that a further 25,000 cubic meters remains within the channel which is expected to take a further four weeks or more to clear. […]

  • 7 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The provision of a €10 million flood relief scheme for Bandon remains a priority, said Simon Harris, Minister of State with responsibility for the Office of Public Works, in yesterday’s announcement. “The assessment process, tender report, approval process and the necessary cooling off period will be progressed as quickly as possible within the process and […]

  • 28 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    A dredging scheme aimed to save the commercial shrimping industry in McClellanville, South Carolina, is currently underway, MS News Now reports. “It’s been about ten years since Jeremy Creek was dredged and now it’s finally happening,” said McClellanville Mayor Rutledge Leland. He added that this dredging project was needed for the sake of the commercial shrimpers who make […]

  • 11 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is opening a public scoping phase in the preparation of a comprehensive environmental impact statement to evaluate the effects of the Oregon International Port of Coos Bay’s proposed modifications to the Federal Navigation Channel. The port’s proposed project is made up of several actions to improve navigation efficiency, reduce […]

  • 7 August 2012

    According to the Business Line, three Major Ports have approached the Government for approval to raise Rs 3,500 crore through issue of tax-free bonds. These Ports are: 1. Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust – Rs 2,000 crore, 2. Mumbai Port – Rs 500 crore, 3. Ennore Port – Rs 1,000 crore. Besides Major Ports, the public […]

  • 29 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Beginning on Monday, August 10, dredging will occur over the course of a week to remove large volumes of sand from the Cook Road boat launch area, announced City of Kelowna. Work is expected to be completed on Sunday, August 16. Mobilization of equipment, environmental mitigation and site operations will require a complete boat launch […]

  • 24 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    A sand replenishment project along sections of the Noosa River foreshore is going to start from Monday, April 27th 2015, reported today the Council. Coastal and Foreshores Technical Officer David Shing said that a 30m exclusion zone will be applied to all vessels around the dredging equipment operating in the waterway. A dredge will pump sand […]

  • 13 April 2012

    The first new marine terminal in 50 years on the Delaware will open late next year. About $70 million has already been spent to clear the site, construct a retaining wall on the shoreline, and haul and place 300,000 cubic yards of soil to raise the elevation of the 190-acre site. Dredging at Paulsboro Marine […]

  • 9 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Bandon is working on a plan that will stabilize the streambank on Coquille River near Bandon, Coos County, Oregon. The port project proposes discharge of fill material above and below the high tide line (HTL) of the Coquille River in order to stabilize the streambank and minimize erosion adjacent to their offices. It will take approximately 860 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership, on behalf of Fareham and Gosport Borough Councils, has developed a coastal management Strategy stretching from the River Hamble to Portchester. The Strategy sets out the preferred coastal management approaches designed to help reduce the risk of coastal flooding and erosion to over 2,800 properties in the local area over […]

  • 5 November 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Col. Bennett of the Army Corps yesterday met with the Mayor of Folly Beach, Tim Goodwin, and his staff to get a firsthand appreciation for the current conditions of Folly Beach. They also discussed the Draft Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study. The study presents a proposed recommended plan for the coastal storm risk management […]

  • 16 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Manson Construction crews have begun staging equipment for the upcoming Nassau County project at Fernandina Beach. According to the Army Corps’ Jacksonville District, maintenance dredging of U.S. Naval Station Kings Bay and sand placement at Fernandina Beach and Fort Clinch State Park is anticipated to begin mid-December. The Corps estimates that the contractor will place about 340,000 cubic […]

  • 11 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging work on the Ala Wai Canal to remove accumulated silt and sediments, remove abandoned Hawaiian Electric Company cables, and to repair two sections of canal wall, is set to begin this month, the Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources reports. Dredging is expected to remove 186,000 cubic yards of material from depths ranging […]

  • 9 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    A major £1.95 million scheme to maintain coastal defenses and protect local homes has been completed at Kingsdown beach – with the placement of 16 new timber groynes and around 50,000 m³ of recycled shingle.  The scheme was managed by Dover District Council and funded by the Environment Agency. This coastal program was designed through […]

  • 12 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    In a major step toward better protecting coastlines, estuaries and lake shores, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has eased the permitting process for living shoreline projects, the Pew Charitable Trusts informs. Living shorelines – typically consisting of native elements including vegetation, oyster reefs or rock sills – have proved effective in providing such protections […]

  • 22 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Transport and the Jurien Boat Harbour Steering Committee have begun maintenance dredging of the Jurien Bay with operations likely to continue until late March, 2015.  It is expected the dredging will remove significant amounts of seagrass wrack and sand from the harbour seabed, delivering an improved harbour environment. In preparation for the dredging program DOT worked closely with environmental […]

  • 1 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Brevard County Commissioners announced the estimated sand placement schedule and locations in the North and South Reaches of the Brevard County Shore Protection Project. The estimated sand placement schedule and locations are as follows: – Northern North Reach – Cheri Down Park, Cape Canaveral to Surf Road, Cocoa Beach – December 25, 2013 through […]

  • 9 March 2012

    The Board of Harbor Commissioners has reached a decision to issue a marine construction permit necessary for dredging Ocean Gateway Pier II at the Port of Portland, reports The Portland Press Herald. The $280,000 project, approved by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Maine Department of Environmental Protection, will be financed with state […]

  • 5 March 2012

    A Committee, established by the Lagos State House of Assembly to investigate and evaluate illegal dredging and reclamation of land on Lagos Waterways, has initiated the verification of documents obtained by firms to operate on Lagos waterways, reports the Daily Sun. Chairman of the Committee, Rotimi Abiru, said: “The Lagos State Government will not tolerate […]

  • 12 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The dredging of Hannibal’s Nipper Park Marina officially got underway last week. This work started despite the fact a portion of the marina is covered in ice and the area through which drainage pipes are laid in Nipper Park is still covered with snow. The project was undertaken because in some areas around the boat […]