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  • 4 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    A joint £80 million project by South Gloucestershire and Bristol City Councils and the Environment Agency, is being designed to protect the Avonmouth Severnside Enterprise Area (ASEA) and 2,500 homes against the possibility of rare but severe flooding. The scheme will also create at least 80 hectares of new wetland habitats for internationally important birdlife. […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced that two U.S. Areas of Concern, Deer Lake in the Lake Superior basin and White Lake in the Lake Michigan basin, have been removed from the binational list of toxic hotspots that were targeted for cleanup in the U.S.-Canada Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement. After decades during which […]

  • 27 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comments on a proposal to expand the nearshore dredge material placement site that is currently being used for the maintenance of navigation channel near Port Orford. The Corps’ proposal would double the size of the placement area, expanding the southern boundary of the existing 800-by-800 feet area […]

  • 12 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Gov. Doug Burgum yesterday stressed the critical importance of securing permanent protection against catastrophic flooding for the Fargo-Moorhead metro area, urging officials to build on the momentum of the F-M Area Flood Diversion Task Force after the group concluded its fifth and final meeting. Burgum expressed deep gratitude to Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and the […]

  • 31 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (DEM), along with Save The Bay and other partners, announced on Wednesday that work is now underway on an improvement project at the Sapowet Marsh Wildlife Management Area in Tiverton. The project, slated for completion in spring 2017, supports efforts to restore this degraded coastal habitat and strengthen […]

  • 9 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. District Court Judge John A. Tunheim has modified the injunction to allow all requested construction to proceed on the FM Area Diversion Project. The project is designed to protect the Fargo-Moorhead-West Fargo metro area during times of extreme flooding. The scheme is aimed to prevent catastrophic flooding with a few major components. The ruling […]

  • 7 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, approximately 250,000 cubic yards of material will be removed soon from the Hudson River Federal Navigation Project Channel at Nutten Hook, Stuyvesant and Staats Point. Dredged material will be placed at the federally owned Houghtaling Island placement site. Placement site work will consist of […]

  • 5 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded a contract in the amount of $855,080 to Environmental Industrial Services Group Inc., for the dewatering of Houston Ship Channel Peggy Lake Placement Area. “The dewatering project will help to drain water from the placement area and dry out material within the site for use […]

  • 14 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    With immediate effect and for a period of approximately 1 month, dredging operations will be carried out within the Kwai Tsing Container Terminals 6 and 7 area. According to the Hong Kong Marine Department (MARDEP), the works will be carried out by a grab dredger. Two tugboats, four hopper barges and one guard boat will assist during the […]

  • 22 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Seattle would remove or contain contaminated soil and sediment on port property at the former Lora Lake Apartments in Burien and nearby at Sea-Tac Airport in SeaTac under a proposed legal agreement with the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology). The port plans to begin cleanup work in 2016, divided into three projects […]

  • 22 January 2014

    Japan’s Defense Ministry on Tuesday invited tenders for work related to the construction of a controversial replacement facility for a U.S. Marine base in Okinawa despite local opposition to the base relocation. The ministry’s Okinawa Defense Bureau hopes to sign the required contracts by the end of March to build a new base in a […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, the Sandy Hook Bay dredging program will be undertaken during the October 2014 – March 2015 time window. The proposed maintenance dredging will involve the removal of approximately 41,170 cubic yards of material from the mentioned area. The sediment dredged from this channel, located in Leonardo, […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Autorità Portuale di Taranto has issued a tender invitation for the Port of Taranto dredging scheme. According to the project planning, approximately 2,000,000 m3 of sediment will be dredged from the Port of Taranto’s multi-purpose pier area. This development work will also involve construction of a first batch of reclaimed land for the Terminal V expansion, […]

  • 14 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded a contract in the amount of $4.2 million to Midwest Construction Company, for construction repairs of Shoal Point Placement Area 3, 4 and 5. The contractor is required to repair several sections of the containment levee. “Dredge material placement areas are necessary for the USACE […]

  • 18 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    EPA, in consultation with the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) has completed its assessment and final cleanup decisions for the Former A Range, Former K Range and Gun and Mortar Positions located on the northern portion of the Massachusetts Military Reservation (MMR) on Cape Cod. The results of the site investigations concluded that limited […]

  • 24 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    On January 14, the launch ceremony of the integrated development project of Hengqin New Area & the inaugural ceremony of CCCC South Investment Development Co., Ltd. with a total investment of 38 billion yuan took place in Zhuhai. With a total investment of 38 billion yuan, as CCCC’s largest single investment project, the integrated development […]

  • 30 March 2012

    Denbighshire County Council has announced plans for the Rhyl area harbour development works. Council has also announced that planning is approved in the area west of Foryd Harbour, Rhyl, Conwy, for the construction of a new jetty and quay wall, dredging of the deep water channel in the harbour, restoration of the sand dune area […]

  • 18 May 2011

    The Emerald Isle Boating Access Area is closed this week to all boat traffic due to touch-up dredging in the entrance canal and launch basin… (jdnews) [mappress] Source: jdnews, May 18, 2011;    

  • 30 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Director of Dredgers’ Administration with the Suez Canal Authority, Ahmed Sayed Ahmed, stated recently that the project of digging the New Suez Canal so far underwent several stages, including designing, dry digging and dredging. Ahmed added that the dredging stage reached 9 meters depth, as about 20,000 cubic meters are currently being dredged per day […]

  • 30 April 2012

    Urzurd Morski w Szczecinie has announced a tender for improvement and modernisation of the main port, which includes the reconstruction and strengthening of about 8 km of the fairway under the project, Phase II, East and West. The project is located partly in the sea port of Winouj CIU, as well as in the area […]

  • 6 January 2012

    Kystverket Nordland has invited tenders for dredging works at Kabelvåg area. The project includes deepening 5 areas numbered from Part 2 to Part 6. Area Part 3 is situated west of Åramsundet lighthouse and areas Parts 2, 4, 5 and 6 are north of Åramsundet lighthouse in Vanylven municipality, Møre & Romsdal county. Total blasting […]

  • 7 February 2011

    Greater Colombo needs 380 ha retention area to maintain a safety flood level of 1.75 m MSL, a study reveals. The present retention area is… (dailynews) [mappress] Source: dailynews, February 7, 2011;

  • 23 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    With immediate effect and for a period of approximately 9 months, dredging operations will be carried out in the Tai O area, the Marine Department of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) informs. The works will be carried out by one derrick lighter and one hopper barge. One tug and one work boat will provide […]

  • 27 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Administration of Seaports of Ukraine (ASU) is drafting measures for technical upgrade and development of the water areas of seaports, the press service of the Ministry of Infrastructure has announced. According to the press service, the main aim of the measures is to organize long-term planning of the development of seaports, taking all the […]

  • 3 May 2011

    The Municipality of Abu Dhabi City has recently carried out an inspection tour to several building projects and construction sites at Khalif… (wam) [mappress] Source: wam, May 3, 2011;

  • 6 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As part of the Great Lakes Tributary Modeling (GLTM) 516e Program, the USACE Buffalo District’s Sediment Transport Analysis and Regional Training (START) team has been delivering on their commitment to help stakeholders across the Great Lakes better understand the watershed they live in. “It has been an amazing year, and so many groups have been […]