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  • 23 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Skippers will find it easier to navigate waters at Ocean Reef Boat Harbor following the recent completion of maintenance dredging by the Department of Transport (DoT) ahead of schedule and under budget. According to DoT A/Director Maritime Planning Donna West, around $270,000 had been spent in order to remove 5,000 cubic meters of sediment from […]

  • 22 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After some years of preparation, the Delfzijl Marconi project in the Netherlands, is finally on. In this project, clean dredged sediment is being used to improve the local ecology and to create recreational benefits. The project is situated along the Ems-Dollard estuary and is one of the two remaining open estuaries in the Netherlands. It […]

  • 5 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The California Natural Resources Agency has announced $8.2 million in funding for 21 Environmental Enhancement and Mitigation (EEM) projects statewide. EEM provides grants to local, state and federal governmental agencies and nonprofit organizations for projects to mitigate environmental impacts caused by new or modified state transportation facilities. “Investment in these projects will help California preserve and protect natural resources […]

  • 19 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, and the New Haven Port Authority will hold a public information meeting for the New Haven Harbor Navigation Improvement Feasibility Study and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). The meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 24th 2017, at the Hall of Records in New Haven, Connecticut. In response […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Taking comments on a proposed project that would extend rehabilitation on the Herbert Hoover Dike surrounding Lake Okeechobee by approximately six miles in Palm Beach County is about to start in March, announced the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District. The Corps will issue a draft environmental assessment on the proposed project by the middle of March, […]

  • 1 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The town of Chatham is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with dredging and disposal of dredge material in Chatham, Mass. The town of Chatham proposes dredging and the discharge of dredged material below the high tide […]

  • 26 October 2012

    Florida Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Herschel T. Vinyard Jr. today committed $2 million to restoration efforts for Lake Jesup by partnering with the St. Johns River Water Management District and Seminole County on construction of the Black Hammock Creek water quality improvement system. This project will restore the natural landscape and improve water quality […]

  • 28 November 2011

    Increasing nitrogen levels are affecting the vegetation and marine life on the west coast of Cape Cod generating an ecological and infrastructure issue. The problem threatens to affect the industry, the tourism and the beaches. Estuaries, bays and other bodies of water, from Bourne to Orleans, have been constricted by algae and seaweed. The presence […]

  • 28 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. this week signed AB 2395 by Assemblymember Bonnie Lowenthal (D-Long Beach) into law. AB 2395 increases the Oxnard Harbor District’s borrowing authority from the current $1 million cap to $10 million, but retains key accountability standards, including a two-thirds vote by the district’s Board of Harbor Commissioners for any new borrowing. […]

  • 22 June 2012

    The bill that would allow local governments to create a special tax district to pay for dredging waterways and canals should have been dismissed a long time ago, Islandpacket.com reports. The bill has been defined so narrowly that the Sea Pines area is no longer considered as qualified. Also the group that would have most […]

  • 9 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, San Francisco District, recently awarded a $4.5 million Bodega Bay Channel maintenance contract to Curtin Maritime Corp. of Long Beach, CA. The work includes maintenance dredging of the federal navigation channel in Bodega Bay, Sonoma County, California. According to the Federal Business Opportunities site, the project has a base contract for the entrance […]

  • 29 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The dredging of sand that had built up in the Lake Cathie main channel has been completed, Port Macquarie-Hastings Council said in its latest announcement.  Approximately 21,000 cubic metres of sand has been dredged and relocated to the edge of the Foreshore Reserve to reclaim open space that had been lost to erosion, with sand also […]

  • 6 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition and remediation services, today reported financial results for the quarter and nine months ended September 30, 2012. Chief Executive Officer Jonathan Berger said, “Our third quarter results were hampered by […]

  • 6 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Conservation leaders, federal and state officials, and other partners gathered yesterday on the Patapsco River to celebrate the removal of Bloede Dam, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources said in their latest announcement.  “Water is life, and healthy rivers are absolutely vital to our health, economy, and communities,” said Bob Irvin, President of American Rivers, […]

  • 21 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Many of the flood risk assets that were damaged in the extreme weather since December are already being repaired by the Environment Agency – with repairs to over 350 defences already completed, restoring protection to over 115,000 homes. A further 650 assets have repairs planned or underway, to restore protection to a further 180,000 properties. […]

  • 8 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, has scheduled to begin work Nov. 11 to repair and restore a 300-foot reach of the Point Chehalis revetment, including a 60-foot reach that could fail during a severe storm. The Corps has awarded a contract to Rognlin’s Inc. of Aberdeen, Wash., for $500,600 to complete the work […]

  • 11 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Thousands of flood defences across the South East coastline have been inspected and repaired by the Environment Agency. Some of the worst hit flood assets were found along the South Coast, where flood defences were seriously put to the test. The tidal surge in December, combining high spring tides with a coastal surge, resulted in […]

  • 23 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has awarded a $3.4 million contract to Huffman Equipment Rental, East Lake, OH, to create a 600-foot revetment along the Lake Erie shoreline that will protect the Lake County Raw Water Pump station. The bluff along Lake Erie is highly erosive due to strong ice and wave […]

  • 11 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The International Conference on Water Resources, Coastal and Ocean Engineering (ICWRCOE 2015) will take place from March 12-14, 2015, in Surathkal, Mangalore, India. This conference will provide a platform for researchers, engineers, scientists and academicians as well as industrial professionals from all over the globe to present their research results and developmental activities in the […]

  • 25 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Israel: NGOs Urge Jan De Nul to Abandon Haifa and Ashdod Projects A group of Palestinian and international NGOs have urged the Jan De Nul Group to pull out of a project to build port facilities in Israel, citing concerns about Israel’s continued human rights violations.    DEMA: Dredging Could Devastate Bimini’s Dive Industry (The […]

  • 26 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials yesterday announced a project to dredge five State navigation channels in the Barnegat Bay Inlet area in Ocean County. The work is part of an $8.7 million dollar project to dredge State channels in Forked River and Barnegat Bay. This portion of the project will include the following […]

  • 2 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representative Bill Keating earlier this week joined Marshfield Harbormaster Mike Dimeo, Senator Patrick O’Connor and Marshfield Selectman Michael Bradley aboard USACE’s dredger Currituck as it performed maintenance dredging in Green Harbor’s federal channel. “As we watched the ship and crew in action, Col. Christopher Barron, Commander of the New England District of USACE, explained […]

  • 3 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    On December 22, after passing her sea trials and regulatory inspections, the newest vessel in Weeks Marine’s fleet – the Magdalen, was officially delivered by Eastern Shipbuilding just in time for the holidays. On December 28, she sailed from Panama City, Florida, on her maiden voyage to the East Coast. The Magdalen is one of […]

  • 4 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The summer’s wild weather has seen parts of Franklin hit with a number of storms, resulting in a large amount of coastal erosion and damage to facilities on beaches, said Auckland Council in their latest release.  Commenting this, local board chair, Angela Fulljames, said that repair work will be ongoing well into 2018. “We are […]

  • 23 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    BASF, together with KICT (Korea Institute of Civil Engineering and Building Technology), TGWA (Thailand Global Warming Academy) and SBB (SBB Co., Ltd), yesterday entered a strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) agreement to undertake river restoration and environmental improvement projects in Thailand. Under the agreement, KICT and TGWA will provide oversight and organize the projects, while […]

  • 29 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Shoalhaven City Council will start the dredging operations around Sussex Inlet and Lake Conjola from Monday 7 March. A significant amount of sand will be removed from the Riviera Keys, Sussex Inlet Channel and Lake Conjola while the Currambene Creek scheme will involve rock removal operations. The project also includes beach nourishment and protection works along […]