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  • 8 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    ​Piedroba’s Dr. Luis Prieto-Portar and Jelle Prins recently assisted the World Bank in organizing a weeklong study tour for a delegation of Bangladeshi Inland Waterway and Transportation Experts. The tour took place on May 14-19 in Belgium and the Netherlands and was a productive week full of knowledge transfer between a variety of dredging and […]

  • 6 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority is continuing field studies in February 2018 as part of ongoing environmental and technical work for the Roberts Bank Terminal 2 Project. The Project is a proposed new three‐berth container terminal that would provide 2.4 million TEUs of additional container capacity annually. The Scheme is undergoing a federal environmental assessment […]

  • 29 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Cleveland and Ohio City Inc. (OCI) are preparing to launch a process to engage engineering and landscape design professionals in connection with efforts to stabilize Irishtown Bend. Irishtown Bend is a critical bank along the Cuyahoga River that threatens to collapse into the navigation channel if not stabilized. The launch of the […]

  • 27 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has been busy lately working with the Cuyahoga Valley National Park on the river bank stabilization program. According to the Corps, soil erosion and nonpoint source pollution affecting the Cuyahoga River has had downstream adverse environmental impacts and reduced water depths in harbors and shipping channels due […]

  • 27 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Littlehampton Harbour, located on the south coast between Chichester and Worthing and close to the South Downs National Park, has just issued local notice to mariners about the beginning of dredging works at the Shoal bank.  The mariners are advised that dredging will take place on the shoal bank on the west side of the main channel at […]

  • 14 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency announced today that it is working on a project aimed to restore the Redcliffe Bank to its original design level and cross section. The EA proposed to carry out work to 2 sections of Redcliffe Bank on the right bank of the River Frome downstream from Wareham, Dorset: approximately 77m of bank […]

  • 31 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The contractor, Fisher Sand and Gravel, commenced construction on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 to complete the elevation of the East Bank back levee from Braithwaite to Scarsdale to 12.5 feet. This 6 mile section of levee on the upper end of the East Bank from Braithwaite to Scarsdale is currently elevated to 8.5 feet. The […]

  • 26 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    People from Niutao and Nanumanga, outer islands of Tuvalu, rely heavily on shipping operations for the supply of life’s necessities but also to prepare and respond to a crisis or emergency, according to Deltares’ latest announcement. New maritime infrastructures are expected to improve livelihoods for the local population and the resilience of Tuvalu’s maritime sector, […]

  • 11 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Secretariat for the Review Panel reviewing the proposed Roberts Bank Terminal 2 (RBT2) Project will be holding information sessions on the federal environmental assessment review process, the Government of Canada reports. The information sessions will provide an opportunity for the public, including Indigenous groups, to hear more about the environmental assessment (EA) process, the present status of […]

  • 24 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    As the UK experiences torrential rain and storm-level events, The Rothen Group is stressing the importance of regular infrastructure works on an ageing canal and waterway network. Critical infrastructure projects such as bank stabilization, keeping overflow weirs free of rubbish and keeping on top of vegetation removal are all vital to the health of the […]

  • 10 August 2012

      In June, Ex-Im Bank approved a $7 million loan guarantee supporting the export of dredging equipment and spare parts from Dredging Supply Co., in Reserve. La., to Japaul Oil and Maritime Services PLC in Port Harcourt, Nigeria. Ex-Im Bank is guaranteeing a medium-term loan from RB International Finance (USA) LLC in Bethel, Conn., to […]

  • 6 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Representatives with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Alaska District will conduct a public meeting about the Kenai Bluffs Bank Stabilization Section 116 feasibility study. The meeting will take place at 6 p.m. today at the Kenai Visitor and Cultural Center, USACE said. The Corps has prepared a draft integrated feasibility report, environmental assessment and […]

  • 7 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    IFC – International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank Group, is providing a $37 million loan to MV Cargo to support the construction of a new grain terminal at the Black Sea Port of Yuzhny. IFC’s financing will allow the company to build a terminal capable of handling up to 5 million tons […]

  • 27 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Chelmsford Department of Public Works (DPW) is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with placing fill material to build the Merrimack River Bank Stabilization project in Chelmsford, Mass. The proposed project is to perform work and place […]

  • 30 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Significant repairs to flood banks along the River Aire in East Yorkshire are currently underway by the Environment Agency. Work is ongoing at Carlton, near Goole, and work has started this week at West Haddlesey to strengthen flood banks. This is part of a package of work along the River Aire costing £7.5 million. At […]

  • 2 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Work started yesterday on a £500,000 scheme to improve the flood bank at Slippery Gowt on the Boston Haven. The flood defense was breached when high tides combined with a tidal surge on 5 December 2013 to produce the highest water levels ever recorded in the Haven, flooding the landfill site and commercial properties on […]

  • 11 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nashville District, and the city of Clarksville recently celebrated the completion of the Riverside Drive Stream Bank Stabilization Project with a ceremony at Freedom Point in Liberty Park. The city of Clarksville and the Corps collaborated to stabilize 1,530 feet of eroded bank on the Cumberland River alongside Riverside Drive […]

  • 17 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    An Environment Agency field team has recently finished re-aligning the Newbridge Cut away from the River Windrush. In addition to this the team is reinforcing the bank of the River Windrush near Standlake in Oxfordshire. The work forms part of a program of maintenance works in the Thames Valley to ensure that rivers and assets remain […]

  • 22 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Rothen Group, a national independent civil engineering and maintenance business servicing UK Waterways, has successfully stabilized the River Cam’s collapsing bank in just four months. Working together with UK-based construction and civil engineering company – JN Bentley – Rothen Group offered a solution that would not only save the hard to access bank from collapsing, […]

  • 17 September 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority will next week hold a virtual community presentation about their Roberts Bank Terminal 2 (RBT2) project. The presentation is taking place Wednesday, September 23, 2020 from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. online via Webex. During the event, Kevin Karaloff of the Vancouver Fraser Port Authority will explain: Why Roberts Bank is […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Vancouver USA will hold the first of four tenant award presentations during its regularly scheduled Board of Commissioners meeting today. Habitat Bank, LLC has been selected to receive the port’s Environmental Stewardship Award for its efforts to preserve natural habitat in Vancouver and throughout the Pacific Northwest. The port chose Habitat Bank, […]

  • 5 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Jakarta Governor Tjahaja Purnama has urged the World Bank to accelerate the implementation of the Jakarta Emergency Dredging Initiative (JEDI) project, Antara News informs. The JEDI project is one of the measures to minimize floods in Jakarta. Its concept is to evenly distribute the flow of water in the city. “We have urged the World […]

  • 23 December 2011

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will offer loans of $200 million to Anhui province to improve its transport infrastructure. The loans will be used to upgrade and dredge highways and channels across the Industrial Transfer Demonstration Zone in the Anhui Yangtze River City Belt. Under the auspices of the loan program, seven highroads running over […]

  • 9 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Boeing South Carolina has announced it would donate $100,000 to aid fundraising efforts to restore Crab Bank in the Charleston Harbor, critical sea and shorebird nesting habitat that has significantly eroded in recent years due to wind, waves, and storms. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is currently dredging as part of the Charleston Harbor […]

  • 22 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, is evaluating a Department of the Army (DA) permit application from James Arthaud for a bank stabilization project on the Missouri River near Stanton, North Dakota. The project purpose, as stated by the applicant, is to place rip rap along the toe of the west bank of the Missouri River […]