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  • 9 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Maldives Transport and Contracting Company Plc (MTCC) has just released an update on their Centara Three Island Reclamation Project. Last year, MTCC signed a contract with a Thailand hospitality management and holding company, Centara Hotels and Resorts, for the land reclamation works on three islands in Kaafu Atoll area. According to the update, MTCC […]

  • 9 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Callan Marine Ltd., from Galveston, Texas, has won a $98 million firm-fixed-price contract for dredging, upland placement area rehabilitation, creation of two new beneficial use areas from dredged material, berm dressing and armoring and removal of existing pipelines.  According to the US Department of Defense (DoD), bids for this project were solicited via the internet […]

  • 8 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing maintenance dredging of the Block Island Harbor of Refuge Federal Navigation Project (FNP) on Block Island, Rhode Island. The Town of New Shoreham is the sponsor and requested that this project be maintained, said USACE. The proposed work involves maintenance dredging of portions of […]

  • 8 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Beach nourishment efforts are continuing along the shores of Emerald Isle, between the Lands End subdivision and east of the Western Ocean Regional Access area, the Town of Emerald Isle, North Carolina, said in their latest project update. According to the most recent project schedule, sand placement is likely to begin this week and continue […]

  • 8 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Lynde Point Land Trust, Inc., is seeking a permit from the USACE New England District to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with stabilizing long-term shoreline erosion and protecting Lynde Point Marsh in Old Saybrook, Connecticut. This work is proposed in Long Island Sound and Crab Creek east and northeast of 6 […]

  • 8 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The maintenance dredging operations at the liquified natural gas (LNG) floating storage and regasification unit terminal in the southern part of Klaipeda Seaport were successfully completed earlier than planned. “The maintenance dredging works were smooth and the contractor managed to finish them earlier than planned. We were cleaning silt from the LNG unit’s pit for […]

  • 7 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The concept of the Twin Dyke in northern Netherlands is almost ready to prove itself, informs the Dutch Water Sector. Along the Wadden Sea, a 2.5 km long double levee section has been constructed. The area between the levees is now being designed with controlled sea water inflow for the farming of salt tolerant crops […]

  • 6 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District has opened public comment on the Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) and proposed Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) regarding potential sand sources for the renourishment of the Bal Harbour Beach segment of the Dade County Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project. The Draft EA evaluates the […]

  • 3 April 2020
    Business & Finance

     The NSW Government’s Soil Conservation Service specialist staff were engaged recently by the Northern Beaches Council to construct the 250m rock revetment seawall in front of the Collaroy Beach carpark. The Collaroy area suffered extensive erosion damage in the June 2016 east coast low swells and is threatened by further erosion events. This infrastructure […]

  • 3 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Central Coast Mayor, Lisa Matthews, is calling out the politics being played on the waterways by the Parliamentary Secretary for the Central Coast and Member for Terrigal, Adam Crouch. “We waited five months for the NSW Government to approve a funding grant to support the Central Coast Council’s dredging program, an announcement that was made […]

  • 3 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Living near a body of water has always appealed to many, yet some of these areas may require maintenance such as dredging and erosion control to keep up with the ever-changing environment.  Sweden has dozens and dozens of rivers and an estimated 101,000 lakes, not to mention the coastal areas and several small islands and […]

  • 2 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company announced today successful completion of a dredging project at Shinnecock Inlet on Long Island. Works on the $10.7 million West of Shinnecock Inlet (WOSI) emergency replenishment project started in early February. The area first experienced problems last October and was restored several times by smaller replenishment efforts by State […]

  • 1 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) has just released the latest update on their construction activities for a new harbor in B. Fulhadhoo area, saying that the channel dredging works are well underway, with 17% project progress. The harbor construction agreement was signed on July 2, 2019 by Director General of Planning Ministry, Fathimath […]

  • 31 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    A contractor for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ St. Paul District – Kaiyuh Services, LLC, of Anchorage, Alaska – is preparing to start construction on a habitat restoration project in Conway Lake, near Lansing, Iowa, in May. The completed project will restore lost and diminished fish and wildlife habitat in Pool 9 of the […]

  • 31 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has signed a $4.5 million agreement to remediate contaminated sediment in the St. Louis River Area of Concern (AOC) on Lake Superior. The St. Louis River AOC is one of 43 toxic hotspots identified by the United States and Canada in the Great Lakes basin, and is the second […]

  • 30 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    A survey operations for breakwater, revetment and quay wall for the V. Felidhoo Harbor extension project were successfully completed on March 28,2020, the Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) reports.  The work focused on detailed surveys including bathymetry of basin and channel, bathymetry of potential harbor expansion area, elevation profile from harbor area to the […]

  • 30 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    This spring’s beach management activities at Hayling Island which consist of recycling beach material from Gunner Point and the Coast Guard Revetment to the Eastoke frontage are now complete, Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) reports.  Contractor Les Searle Group moved over 33,000m³ of material for Havant Borough Council, making impressive progress in just three weeks. […]

  • 30 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Joshua Schimmel, of the Springfield Water and Sewer Commission (SWSC), is seeking a permit from the USACE New England District to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with dredging and fill within the Connecticut River as part of the Connecticut River Sewers Crossing Project in Springfield and Agawam, Massachusetts. This work is […]

  • 30 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, announced last week that the Minnesota River Basin Interagency Study is complete and available to the public.  The study area spanned 16,770 square miles and 37 counties. The intent of the study was to understand water, sediment, nitrogen and phosphorus transport across large landscapes in order […]

  • 27 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Town of Emerald Isle and the Carteret County Shore Protection Office have informed property owners that beach nourishment in western Emerald Isle is scheduled to begin the first full week of April. However, residents may have already observed pre-construction activities. Great Lakes Dredge & Dock has begun transporting beach pipe in the direction of […]

  • 27 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With the most stringent health & safety precautions in place, DEME Group crews and project teams are doing their very best to keep projects moving forward despite the challenging times. The same goes for the company’s trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Artevelde’ that was pictured last week rainbowing at the New Lock Terneuzen in the Netherlands. […]

  • 26 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    This winter, Land & Water Services worked on a very exciting project at Dagenham Wharf. Their team conducted a large scale dredging campaign at Cemex’s Pier No 8 in Dagenham where 9,500m³ of silt was removed from the riverbed to improve access to the jetty from the River Thames. The dredging works were completed using […]

  • 26 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Turkey Bay, Wiggins Channel and Caxambas Pass Dredging Project is progressing well, according to the Collier County latest update. In mid-February crews completed work at Turkey Bay and Wiggins Channel then moved to the next phase of the multi-location project. That phase was dredging sand from Caxambas Pass to replenish the upland area (beach […]

  • 26 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District closed the final breach along the Platte River Ames Diking District Levee System, approximately four miles southeast of North Bend, Nebraska Wednesday. The closed breach was the last remaining on a PL 84-99 levee system along the Platte River from last year’s high water event. This initial […]

  • 26 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    As the sun on the dredging season in the Midwest inland areas began to set, operations were starting to heat up on the east coast for J.F. Brennan Company (Brennan). For a third straight year, Brennan has had the opportunity to procure work in the milder maritime climate throughout New England during the winter months. […]

  • 25 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The obvious solution to a sea defense problem is usually the easiest one to accept, because it’s indeed so obvious. If a sea dyke is not strong enough for the consequences of future climate change, then it should be reinforced to meet the new requirements. However, beside an estuary on the southern shoreline of the […]