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  • 5 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Clacton’s new £36 million coastal protection scheme is proving effective under the strain of recent severe weather conditions, according to the Tendring District Council. The coastline has been battered by strong south-easterly winds for around a week and the 23 new fish tail groynes from Clacton Pier to Holland Haven have reduced the action of the […]

  • 2 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Boston Harbor Federal Navigation Project will undergo maintenance dredging under the terms of a $6.4 million contract issued recently by the Army Corps’ New England District in Concord, Massachusetts. The contract that was awarded on July 11, 2019 will be accomplished by Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, Inc., of Oak Brook, Illinois. According […]

  • 12 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Manson Construction Co., a Seattle based heavy civil marine construction and dredging company, has won a $7.8 million firm-fixed-price contract for maintenance dredging of the Redwood City harbor channel. “Bids were solicited via the Internet with two received,” according to the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). Work will be performed in Redwood City, California, with an estimated completion date […]

  • 12 December 2011

    The Manama Municipal Council is planning to inspect a number of reclamation permits, types of permit, reasons given for reclamation and permit expiry dates in order to look into allegations of land reclamation violations filled five years ago. Although the Council paused reclamation in Karbabad and in Tubli Bay in September, the areas with the […]

  • 1 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, launched the maintenance dredging of the River Niger from Ajaokuta to Onitsha on Friday, saying that it will promote multi-modal transport and cheaper coastal services across twenty eight states of Nigeria. Speaking at the flag off ceremony, Amaechi commended the Managing Director of National Inland Waterways Authority NIWA, Boss Mustapha, […]

  • 25 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The North Topsail Beach Board of Aldermen took action yesterday to contingently award a contract to construct a sand bag revetment on the north end of Topsail Island. The Board committed $375,000 of Town funds toward the sand bag project so that the contractor, Carolina Marine Structures, could mobilize and start getting the materials needed […]

  • 13 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Acting on behalf of the Marine Management Organization, Michelmores partner Andrew Oldland QC successfully responded to an appeal against a landmark conviction at the Court of Appeal. The appeal by Mr. Peter Frampton was against his conviction for illegally dredging in Falmouth Harbour and deliberately attempting to conceal the activity which disturbed highly toxic substances […]

  • 30 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The largest private environmental restoration project in the Bay Area reached a major milestone this week with the breaching of a levee that will allow the San Francisco Bay to expand northward, restoring marshland and wildlife while also providing protection against sea-level rise. As several hundred people looked on October 25, an earthmover toppled a […]

  • 19 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Skippers navigating the channel from the Leschenault Estuary to Koombana Bay known as ‘The Cut’ have been warned to take extra care in the area. Department of Transport (DoT) South West Regional Manager Peter Kiely said a sand bar had formed in the channel with shallow waters extending from the northern seawall in all directions. […]

  • 20 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A year-long, $180,000 review designed to ensure better long-term local authority planning for up to 2000 properties in erosion-prone Northland coastal areas is nearing completion. The review began last year and is designed to update the Northland Regional Council’s existing coastal hazard zones, most of which were developed at least 10 years ago. A staff […]

  • 31 May 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, introduced the details about the Kings Bay dredging plan. This development project consists of maintenance dredging of beach compatible shoal material from the Kings Bay Entrance Channel. The dredged material will be placed in the North Beach Disposal Area. The value of this dredging contract is between […]

  • 10 July 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District and Manson Construction Co. are about to begin dredging operations in the Mobile Bar Channel. The dredge vessel Robert M. White will conduct the operations, reported the Army Corps. Approximately 800,000 to 1,200,000 cubic yards of sand will be dredged from the Mobile Bar Channel, and placed […]

  • 12 August 2011

      BAM Nuttall has won contract for Pier construction work at Dover Port. Extension of pier A, Eastern Docks, Installation of fendered monopile and piled deck extension to existing pier to accomodate vessels of greater length. Contract was awarded on 28th July, 2011 in Restricted Tendering Procedure. Value of contract is £3 967 884. The […]

  • 22 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Port Tampa Bay has approved a public-private partnership agreement with four other entities to divvy up who will pay for a $60 million widening and extension of the Big Bend Channel. The strategic partners include the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), Tampa Electric Co. and Mosaic Co. The port’s […]

  • 29 July 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    VBA, a joint venture between VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and SNC Lavalin’s Atkins business, has completed the final section of the sea defense works at Fairhaven Lake, and the promenade is now open to the public. The Fairhaven coastal protection scheme involved the replacement of the sea defense walls, as the existing coastal defences were time […]

  • 1 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has just reported financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2019. Chief Executive Officer Lasse Petterson commented, “The first quarter of 2019 was an exceptional quarter driven by strong project performance, resulting in net income from continuing operations of $20.5 million and an adjusted EBITDA from continuing […]

  • 11 January 2012

    The Galveston Bay Foundation met with officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District last week to view and discuss a dredging project near Carancahua Point in West Galveston Bay on the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway. GBF and many local fishermen have been concerned about the dredge material being placed upon seagrasses that have […]

  • 6 October 2010

    In the wake of recent Bombay High Court order imposing a state-wide ban on sand extraction from river-beds, developers in Mumbai have asked… (indianexpress) [mappress] Source: indianexpress, October 7, 2010;

  • 10 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The sand replenishment project on Cape Henry Beach wrapped up short of reaching Oak Street because the contractor ran out of sand from dredging out the Lynnhaven Inlet, reports the Bayfront Advisory Commission. BAC also added that the Army Corps’ contractor is still dredging in Long Creek and the spoils are being taken to the […]

  • 31 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) today reported financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2019. According to the company’s Chief Executive Officer, Lasse Petterson, the second quarter was another active period for GLDD, marking their fourth consecutive quarter showing improvement in both revenue and adjusted EBITDA from continuing operations when comparing to […]

  • 18 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    American Construction Company has been contracted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to perform maintenance dredging in the Coos Bay harbor from River Miles 12 to 15, beginning on or around July 1, 2020. Dredging was also conducted in this section of the Federal Navigation Channel throughout the summer of 2019. This section of […]

  • 17 February 2012

    Angus Council has announced tender for a bathymetric survey to be undertaken in Montrose Bay, United Kingdom. The survey is part of phase 3 of the Montrose Beach Environmental Development Plan, which has been undertaken to assess the impact of coastal processes and erosion in Montrose Bay. At present, material is being dredged from the […]

  • 20 October 2011
    Business & Finance

    The city of Joensuu in the eastern part of Finland is transforming an old contaminated sawmill area near the city centre into an up-to-date housing district. Before the building can start, the whole area must be thoroughly restored after more than a century of heavy industrial useage. Joensuu (which means: “mouth of a river”) is […]

  • 27 February 2012

    After a long process of eight months, Tin Can Bay’s Coast Guard has acquired approval to dredge silt under their hydro-lift at the marina. Former-Commander Jim George explained that silt had accumulated under their large rescue vehicle’s hydro-lift thus it was impossible for the boat to be housed near their headquarters. Alternatively, it has been […]

  • 22 February 2012

    The Office of the Environmental Monitor said that after the massive channel deepening project of 2008-09, Port Phillip had retained high water quality when compared with 10 years ago. The Office’s Fourth Annual Review of the Channel Deepening Project was released on 2 February 2012. The review is a stocktake of the Office’s activities, including […]

  • 21 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Environment Agency (EA) has started works to repair a 40 metre slip on a flood defense embankment in Doncaster, which was damaged by last November’s floods. The embankment, which lies between the River Don and the South Yorkshire Navigation canal at Mile Thorn in the Wheatley Park area of Doncaster, suffered from damage before […]