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  • 18 March 2010

    The turtle hurdle is over and now the real work begins on Burnaby Lake.Last week saw the first day of the long-awaited dredging project and with it, the start of a cleanup that will soon bring clarity back to the lake.The $16-million project was stalled last September after provincial environment ministry officials… [mappress] Source:bclocalnews,March 18,2010;

  • 8 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    The government has taken initial step for setting up the deep-sea port at Sonadia Island of Cox’s bazar through appointing consultant for preparing work plan and financial arrangement. [mappress] Source: The New Nation, January 8, 2010

  • 29 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    As part of the project Port Baltic Iron and Steel Terminal has begun construction of 1st phase of the terminal in the commercial port of Ust-Luga, Leningrad region… Source: SteelGuru, November 28, 2009

  • 17 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    Waves carrying sand back to shore; federal emergency help expected… Source: Delaware Online, November 17, 2009;

  • 4 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC), the country’s largest oil and gas producer, commenced construction of an oil port in Myanmar on Oct 31, the company said yesterday on its website. This is part of a move to bypass the congested Malacca Straits and diversify China’s oil import channels… Source: China Daily, November 4, 2009;

  • 3 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    Bald Head Island has started work on a $15 million beach nourishment project to rebuild its badly eroded west and south beach areas… Source: Star News Online, November 2, 2009;

  • 10 February 2021
    Operations & Maintenance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has just announced that they will begin dredging sections of the Okeechobee Waterway (OWW) in the vicinity of Jensen Beach and Stuart (Reach 3) and Palm City (Reach 4) by the end of February 2021. According to the Corps, maintenance dredging along the OWW is expected to […]

  • 3 February 2021
    Infrastructure

    The multi-million dollar effort to restore sand to Waikīkī Beach has officially begun, reports the Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources. Yesterday morning, Kahu Kordell Kekoa joined project principals for a traditional Hawaiian blessing.  Mobilization of heavy equipment began last week and soon hydraulic dredging and pumping of as much as 20,000 cubic yards […]

  • 27 January 2021
    Infrastructure

    The four-month ban on dredging within the Smith Mountain Project lake boundaries begins next month, the Smith Mountain Project informs. The ban – which runs from February 15 to June 15 – helps protect the fish habitat during spawning season. Property owners and contractors attempting to dredge within the lakes’ boundaries have until the end […]

  • 26 January 2021
    Technology

    Large-scale coastal dredging projects have the potential to add significant stress to coral reef, communities in surrounding areas, especially if impacts are undetected or fail to be detected in time. Therefore, extensive monitoring is needed at a timely scale, relevant to allow adaptive management of projects during dredging. How do scientists get to the bottom […]

  • 13 January 2021
    Infrastructure

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) announced yesterday that operations are underway to restore Rabbit Island, the only Brown Pelican colony in Southwest Louisiana. Located in the southwest portion of Calcasieu Lake in Cameron Parish, Rabbit Island is the first rebuild of a waterbird colony since the successful restoration of Queen Bess Island, […]

  • 2 December 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    During the recent reconstruction of the sea channel in the Gulf of Ob, Kara Sea, contractors successfully completed all dredging works planned for 2020, reports the State Corporation Rosatom. For this season, Mordraga LLC removed around 32 million m3 of dredged material. This will allow the large-capacity vessels to sail in the gulf ensuring export […]

  • 11 November 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Port of Townsville has marked another major achievement in its biggest ever upgrade, the $193 million Channel Upgrade project. “It’s taken seven months and 570,000 tonnes of rock, and we’re thrilled to advise we have now joined the eastern and western sides of the port’s 2.2km rock wall,” reported Hall Contracting. The scope of the […]

  • 10 November 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    ROHR-IDRECO has just released a video of the launching ceremony of Mineros Aluvial’s electrical cuttingwheel dredger. The launching ceremony took place on the 5th of November at the company’s facility in the Netherlands. According to ROHR-IDRECO, many people took part in the final assembly and launching of the cutter-wheel dredge for the Colombian gold mining […]

  • 27 October 2020
    Business development

    The South End Container Terminal extension at the Port of Halifax is now complete and is fully operational. The first vessel to call on this expanded piece of critical infrastructure, operated by PSA Halifax, is the Zim Tarragona which arrived on October 23, 2020. Furthermore, with the extension project finished, the South End Container Terminal […]

  • 11 October 2020
    Business development

    A study to determine ways to address marine navigation at the Seagirt Loop channel in Baltimore Harbor was initiated earlier this week. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Baltimore District, and the Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Port Administration (MDOT MPA) stand behind the study. According to USACE, the main goals of this program […]

  • 22 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Barnstable County Dredge season officially started its 25th season yesterday, continuing in its mission to improve the recreational, environmental and economic value of changing coastline and estuaries. The program experienced impediments over the past three years to its schedule due to several breakdowns of one of its dredges. This year, the coronavirus pandemic also […]

  • 17 September 2020
    Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will remove more than 130,000 cubic yards of material, including contaminated sediment and debris, from Howards Bay in Superior, Wisconsin beginning this fall. The removal is part of the maintenance dredging contract awarded to La Crosse, Wisconsin-based, J.F. Brennan Company, Inc. “Cleanup of sediment at Howards Bay is a […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has just released this beautiful photo from the Mermentau River silt removal program. To speed up the drainage of floodwaters from Hurricane Laura in Cameron Parish, they are currently performing an emergency operation to cut a silted canal along the lower Mermentau River. This work will remove […]

  • 5 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Construction is currently underway on the Alki Seawall Replacement Project at Emma Schmitz Memorial Overlook in West Seattle, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Seattle District reports. The $3 million project is a partnership between Seattle Parks and Recreation and the Army Corps of Engineers. Objectives Reduce the risk of physical damages to public utilities […]

  • 28 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Construction begins on the £4.8 million Marton West Beck Flood Alleviation Scheme that will protect properties in central Middlesbrough against flooding from the beck, the sea, and surface water. The project is being delivered by the Environment Agency and Middlesbrough Council, and was initiated by the Northumbria Regional Flood and Coastal Committee. The contractor working […]

  • 21 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    A canal dredging work along Bang Krasan in Ayutthaya, Thailand, is nearing its completion and is set to be wrapped up by April 30, the Bangkok Post reports.  The project, inspected by Deputy Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwon yesterday, is about 98% completed. Bang Krasan is a 2.2-kilometer canal in Ayutthaya’s Bang Pa-in district that channels […]

  • 26 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Turkey Bay, Wiggins Channel and Caxambas Pass Dredging Project is progressing well, according to the Collier County latest update. In mid-February crews completed work at Turkey Bay and Wiggins Channel then moved to the next phase of the multi-location project. That phase was dredging sand from Caxambas Pass to replenish the upland area (beach […]

  • 26 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    As the sun on the dredging season in the Midwest inland areas began to set, operations were starting to heat up on the east coast for J.F. Brennan Company (Brennan). For a third straight year, Brennan has had the opportunity to procure work in the milder maritime climate throughout New England during the winter months. […]

  • 4 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. has announced additional beach replenishment projects in Long Branch, Sea Bright, and Monmouth Beach. In the announcement, Pallone said that additional federal dollars will allow for expanded work in these Monmouth County towns. “I’m pleased to announce these additional replenishment projects that will be critical to our beaches and communities in […]