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  • 2 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) kicked off the construction of Hong Kong International Airport’s (HKIA) Three-Runway System (3RS) yesterday. The eight-year construction of 3RS is expected to be completed in 2024, with the commissioning of the new runway in 2022, HKIA said in the announcement. The construction entails reclamation of approximately 650 hectares of land, […]

  • 26 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Gulf Cobla Tennssor Maldives Pvt Ltd (GCTM) has started the land reclamation operations for the expansion of the Ibrahim Nasir International Airport on Hulhule, Maldives. According to the GCTM’s announcement, around 4 million m³ of sand from the inner lagoon will be reclaimed and used for the new runway. The inner lagoon was also the […]

  • 21 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The first step in what could be a major effort to improve water conditions in the Middle Snake River gets underway this week on a pair of small islands downstream from Walter’s Ferry. Idaho Power’s Bayha Island Research Project is one part of the broader Snake River Stewardship Program, which aims to help the company […]

  • 8 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has announced that its contractors will soon begin dredging portions of the Duluth-Superior Harbor, the largest harbor on the Great Lakes with nearly 40 million tons of material, mainly iron ore and coal, shipped or received each year. Dredging will begin this month and is expected to […]

  • 29 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Queensland Transport has started maintenance dredging operations on the Rosslyn Bay Harbor entrance and channels, according to the Keppel Bay Marina’s latest announcement. The dredging program covers the entrance, navigation channels, access to Keppel Bay Marina and all areas around the public piles. The offshore disposal works will take place within a 200 m diameter area […]

  • 19 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The construction of the 2016 Island-wide Beach renourishment project is officially underway, according to the Town of Hilton Head. The Town’s contractor, Weeks Marine, Inc., began the pumping of sand on Mitchelville Beach in the morning hours of June 17, 2016 with its cutterhead suction dredge, CR McCaskill. Sand placement in this immediate area is expected to […]

  • 25 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    AW Maritime has just released an update on the Portarlington Safe Harbor Redevelopment Project. The company is currently assisting Parks Victoria during the construction of the Portarlington scheme, having completed the detailed design of all maritime aspects of the development including breakwaters and marine structures. Current works involve the construction of rock breakwaters to the east and […]

  • 23 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    MidCoast Council will begin the Corrie navigation channel dredging work on the lower Myall River at Tea Gardens in late May. “The works will remove approximately 21,000 cubic meters of sand which is to be pumped to the current Winda Woppa sand stockpile site. From there it will be used for the future renourishment of […]

  • 18 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    A ceremony to commemorate the start of the John Redmond Reservoir dredging project took place yesterday. This project represents the first of its kind in the nation with a non-federal entity dredging sediment from a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Reservoir for the purpose of ensuring water supply storage, according to the Kansas Water Office. […]

  • 4 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Inland Navigation District (FIND) began the Intracoastal Waterway deepening this week to allow for better passage of commercial and private vessels. A deeper Intracoastal will result in an increased economic benefit to the commercial and recreational marine industry, which will benefit all South Florida residents and help secure the region’s position as an international […]

  • 3 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Representative Doug LaMalfa ‎participated in the groundbreaking of the Hamilton City J-Levee project yesterday, which will replace 6.8 miles of 110-year old levee to protect Hamilton City’s 2,000 residents from flooding. The project has received over $30 million in Federal funding and is slated to receive an additional $8.5 million in the 2017 federal budget. […]

  • 7 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    A new Moray Council’s dredging vessel, called Selkie, is expected to begin sea trials later this week. The £2.4 million vessel, built by Macduff Shipyard Ltd, will be the only dredger in Scotland operated by a local council. It will service the council-owned harbors at Buckie, Burghead, Hopeman, Findochty, Portknockie and Cullen as well as […]

  • 30 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has initiated its second review of the cleanup of the Hudson River PCBs Superfund site. The first five-year review for the Hudson River PCBs Superfund Site was completed in 2012 and the EPA anticipates conducting reviews every five years well into the future. After six seasons of in-river work, […]

  • 23 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    GCWA’s (Gold Coast Waterways Authority) Coomera Dredged Sediment Management Facility project has begun with the community and industry consultation currently underway. For many years, GCWA, City of Gold Coast Council (CoGC), local industry and private riverfront/canal estates on the Coomera River have been searching for a cost effective and environmentally sound solution for disposal of […]

  • 17 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Just two weeks after permission was given to begin dumping silt in Whitsand Bay, the maintenance dredging operations in and adjacent to Her Majesty’s Naval Base (HMNB) Devonport in Plymouth already started. According to Queens Harbor Master Plymouth and Cattewater Harbor Master, dredging operations will take place at Weston Mill Lake, 9 Wharf and the approaches to […]

  • 7 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Environment Agency contractors started today work on annual maintenance of the shingle embankment and beach which helps protect people and 2,935 properties from tidal flooding between Snettisham and Hunstanton. The work is expected to take 3 weeks. The embankment is a ‘soft’ sea defense, which requires annual maintenance to repair any damage or loss of […]

  • 8 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Starting this month, crews under contract of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, will begin dredging roughly 2.6 million cubic yards of material from the Baltimore Harbor and Channels navigation project via a $25.6 million contract awarded this past fall. This dredging is being performed to ensure continued safe navigation in and out […]

  • 18 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, is initiating a Feasibility Study and Environmental Impact Statement concerning navigational improvements to Manatee Harbor in Manatee County, Florida. Alternatives to be considered include deepening up to minus 43 feet, and lesser increments will also be considered. Widening the channel will also be evaluated. The dredged material is expected to be […]

  • 11 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Great Yarmouth Borough Council has started work on an important coast protection scheme for Scratby, which aims to give the community more time to adapt to coastal change. The project is to lay a 877-meter long revetment of about 1,300 gabions – stone-filled and crushed concrete-filled cages – from the existing rock berm at Little […]

  • 24 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    As part of the flood risk management operation of the reservoirs and dams in the Muskingum River Watershed, the USACE is conducting annual temporary drawdown of the normal pool elevation of the lake levels. The lakes will be lowered by 5 to 8 feet over the next 30 to 45 days so that they can […]

  • 23 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    With immediate effect and for a period of approximately 4 months, dredging operations will be carried out in the Chai Wan Cargo Handling Basin Area, the Hong Kong Marine Department (MARDEP) reports. The works will be carried out by a derrick lighter, hopper barge and one tug boat. The number of vessels engaged in the works will change from time […]

  • 19 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Southwind Construction Corp. will start dredging operations on or about 23 November near Sullivan’s Island at the intersection of Breach Inlet and Jeremy Creek. These operations will be undertaken with the dredger Wilko and will run 7 days per week/24 hours per day until approximately 16 February, 2016. Floating rubber and submerged polyethylene pipeline associated […]

  • 18 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Crowley Puerto Rico Services Inc. has broken ground on a $48.5-million construction project for a new pier at its Isla Grande Terminal in San Juan, Puerto Rico. The project includes the development of a new 900-foot-long, 114-foot-wide concrete pier and all associated dredging needed to accommodate Crowley’s two new liquefied natural gas (LNG)-powered Commitment Class […]

  • 17 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Portions of the paved trail on the north side of the federally managed section of the Mill Creek Levee System will be temporarily closed to visitors starting Tuesday, November 17, to accommodate levee-maintenance activities. According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers official announcement, workers with heavy equipment and vehicles will begin the work on […]

  • 13 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work to repair, upgrade and strengthen Island Bay’s seawall will begin next week, according to the Wellington City Council. Contractors Fulton Hogan will have workers on site setting up from next Wednesday 18 November. They plan to complete the job by mid-June next year. Mayor Celia Wade-Brown said that the upgrade work will address structural issues […]

  • 10 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    A 17 year program to protect Bournemouth’s coast from erosion has officially begun, the Bournemouth Council informs. The first phase (November 2015 to April 2020) involves the replacement of 30 groynes along the coast from Southbourne to Hengistbury Head. Beach replenishment will also take place between Bournemouth and Boscombe Piers and to the east of Boscombe […]