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  • 25 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Plans to replenish a badly eroded beach in North Scituate will be discussed at a public hearing on September 1 in Scituate High School Auditorium, beginning at 6 p.m. This meeting comes eight months after selectmen approved a $127,140 contract with Applied Coastal Research and Engineering of Mashpee for design work for beach replenishment. The presentations will provide […]

  • 16 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Australian Government has reached the decision to reissue approval for the biggest new coal mine in Australia — Adani’s 28,000-hectare Carmichael mine in Queensland. The Carmichael coal mine and Rail Project is an open-cut and underground coal mine located approximately 300 kilometers inland in remote central Queensland. Greenpeace Australia yesterday condemned the federal government’s reapproval of the […]

  • 24 October 2011

    Flooding and rain delayed Hudson River dredging twice this year, putting the project close but slightly behind the original sediment-removal… BY JAMIE MUNKS (poststar) [mappress] Source: poststar, October 24, 2011;

  • 28 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A piece of mid 19th century French pottery from Bordeaux has been found during the archaeological supervision carried out as part of the dredging work at the Port of Mahon. The dredger Antignano arrived at the Port of Mahon recently and joined the dredging work currently underway in the Mahon waters. The addition of this […]

  • 15 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, said that their side-cast dredger Merritt is unable to open Oregon Inlet at the navigation span of the Bonner Bridge. Even with favorable wind and tides, the Merritt cannot break through the two-foot depth with a pilot channel. The district’s most seasoned side-cast dredging master Ray Bleam […]

  • 14 June 2012

    The bar of the Richmond River is one of the most dangerous on the coast, with a large number of capsizes and incidents in the past, according to northernstar.com. Ballina Fishermen’s Co-op general manager Phil Hilliard said: “Desperate trawler operators at Ballina are putting themselves in danger by crossing the bar in bad conditions.” Mr. […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has welcomed the Commonwealth Bank’s decision to end their position as financial adviser to the Adani Carmichael coal mine project, which will require the expansion of the mega-port Abbot Point. Cherry Muddle, Great Barrier Reef campaigner for AMCS, said that the decision highlights that the project represents a bad […]

  • 14 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Georgetown County Public Services Department has scheduled a public meeting in the Murrells Inlet community to present plans for an inlet dredging project expected to begin this fall. The meeting is scheduled to take place at 6 p.m. on Thursday, July 21 at the Murrells Inlet Community Center. Officials said that a main component […]

  • 18 April 2012

    According to CapeGazette, a sandbar near Massey’s Landing has stranded its share of boats lately and state officials are asking boaters to avoid it. “Last time I saw it this bad was 2001,” said Chuck Williams, program manager for the Division of Watershed Stewardship of the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control. “Right now […]

  • 10 April 2012

    The Mooloolah River bar is becoming a life risk due to more boats grounding. Urgent action is needed at the entrance to the Mooloolaba Harbour. State MP Fiona Simpson said she met with the new Transport Minister and discussed the severity of the issue. She stated: “I lobbied the previous Government who claimed solutions under […]

  • 31 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Tangipahoa Parish President, Robby Miller, has announced that the dredging project on the Tangipahoa River is set to begin today, Tangipahoa Parish Government said in its latest release.  Miller said that dredging operations on the Tangipahoa Bar Channel will start Tuesday, October 31, and is expected to continue through Thursday, November 2, at the mouth of the river. […]

  • 18 October 2011

    Mother Nature puts a stop to a Fort Myers beach project that was supposed to be done last month. The storm system is already making its way… (winknews) [mappress] Source: winknews, October 18, 2011;

  • 7 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has highlighted the impacts to fragile marine environments from dredged material being dumped on the Great Barrier Reef. AMCS GBR Campaign Director Felicity Wishart said dredging three million tonnes of sea-floor and dumping it on the Reef would threaten feeding and breeding ground for vulnerable species. “The public environment […]

  • 9 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Work on a £6 million flood prevention scheme for Chester-le-Street is scheduled to start later this month, following the confirmation of funding, Durham County Council said in its latest release.  The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government has approved £2.79 million in funding from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) for the project. “We had […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Regional Development Council (RDC) in Central Luzon will soon be busy revving up the engines of growth in the region. RDC chairman Bulacan Governor Wilhelmino M. Sy-Alvarado said that aside from giving priorities to the major projects of the national government, the council will also focus in completing major road networks and other facilities […]

  • 23 February 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency sent to the White House a final, new clean water guidance meant to protect rivers, streams, and wetlands from pollution, restoring Clean Water Act safeguards that were in place for decades but recently placed in jeopardy. The following statement is from Earthjustice President Trip Van Noppen, commending the EPA and […]

  • 13 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has started the Cleveland Harbor federal navigation lower channel dredging project. According to the Corps, the 2017 spring dredging season began on Tuesday, April 11. USACE also announced that the start of upper navigation channel dredging is expected to begin around April 21. “In the fall of […]

  • 20 April 2012

    In a letter to the Co. Council, the Department of Agriculture acknowledged that the Dunmore East Harbour needed to be dredged and said that it would cost around €6 million, waterford-news.ie reports. The letter stated, “This is a significant outlay in the current context of the national finances and competing exchequer demands.” Sinn Féin Cllr. […]

  • 24 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The new slips at Port Allen Small Boat Harbor opened last week, the State of Hawaii’s Hawaii Dept. of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) said in their latest release.  This $3.8 million project was initially scheduled to start in April 2017 and was delayed due to permitting requirements. The DLNR Division of Boating and Ocean Recreation […]

  • 11 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Queen’s Harbor Master Portsmouth announced yesterday that routine maintenance dredging project is set to begin next week at the Haslar Marina Gosport. As reported, the project starts September 17th and is expected to last for approximately 4 – 5 weeks. The contractor for the works – Jenkins Marine Ltd. of Poole, Dorset – will use the 30.1 meter Backhoe […]

  • 20 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen Dredging Equipment (DDE), the specialist in highly efficient dredging tools within the Damen Shipyards Group, has delivered and installed a new main engine for the stationary dredger “Rezoug Youcef”. The cutter suction dredger, built by De Groot Nijkerk in 1988, has worked in an Algerian reservoir for quite a while and badly needed an […]

  • 18 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Queen’s Harbor Master Portsmouth has just announced that a routine maintenance dredging scheme within the Heritage Area of HMNB Portsmouth, to the north of HMS Warrior, is currently underway. The vessel conducting this task is the 26.7m multi-cat dredger Stour, displaying the appropriate signals when conducting her operations. The spoil will be loaded into […]

  • 13 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Queen’s Harbor Master Portsmouth has just reported that routine maintenance dredging is about to begin within the Heritage Area of HMNB Portsmouth, to the north of HMS Warrior. In the notice LNTM NO 22/20, the Harbor Master said that the works will start March 16, 2020 with completion expected by the late March. “The […]

  • 26 September 2012

    ”The width and depth of the channel at the Morehead City port is shrinking due to shoaling, and under current conditions there are limitations on the larger vessels requiring deeper depths,” said Capt. Andrew Midgett. He has been helping guide ships through the channel to the Morehead City port as a pilot for nearly 30 […]

  • 14 March 2012

    As Gulflive.com reports, a bad weather has delayed a beach renourishment project on the north shore of West Ship Island, said Susan Rees, program manager of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi Coastal Improvements Program. The $7 million Mississippi Coastal Improvements Program is to move about 600,000 cubic yards of sand onto the north […]

  • 31 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Mianus River dredging project, which will be completed under the terms of a $2.2 million contract recently awarded by the USACE’s New England District, officially started last week. Work will be accomplished by Coastline Consulting and Development, LLC of Branford, Conn. This cleanup scheme was set to begin earlier but was delayed because of […]