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  • 20 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is about to hold a number of drop-ins this month, allowing the public to give their views on plans to reduce flood risk in the Calder Valley. According to EA, people will have the opportunity to find out about the work the Environment Agency and partners including Calderdale Council, Canal and Rivers […]

  • 8 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Earlier in June, the filling of the new locks began, marking the start of a planned and methodical phase of operational testing of the Locks, including its culvert valves, maintenance bulkheads and gates. This stage of testing is meant to timely detect and correct any deficiencies in the project. The Panama Canal technical team is […]

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

    Dutch-based Shipyard Constructions Hoogezand Nieuwbouw (SCHN) last week held a launching ceremony for LNG-powered hopper barge “greenports 1”. The vessel, presumably the first working vessel at a European seaport to be powered by eco-friendly LNG, was launched at SCHN yard in Foxhol, Groningen, on Thursday, 31 March 2016. This modern hopper barge – coming with the price tag of EUR 4.9 million – […]

  • 23 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade recently presented the master plan for dredging vessels and equipment that will be acquired by the state by 2030. According to the Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin, Russia’s dredging fleet built in soviet times features out-of-date characteristics and high degree of wear. “The significance of dredging operations can hardly be overestimated. The example of […]

  • 4 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Schock Contracting Corporation and Tierra Contracting, in combination with DSC Dredge, joined their forces recently to accomplish the emergency dredging project in Carpinteria Salt Marsh. Carpinteria, a small California town approximately 80 miles north of Los Angeles, sits right on the Pacific Ocean with mountains just behind it. Unfortunately, this past year has been very […]

  • 5 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, awarded a $5.2 million contract to Dubuque Barge and Fleeting Service, from Dubuque, Iowa, to remove dredged material from a temporary storage area near Buffalo City, Wisconsin, on September 29. The project consists of transferring more than 400,000 cubic yards of dredged material from Lost Island, […]

  • 14 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    WEDA’s Chair of the Environmental Commission, Craig Vogt, recently announced the 2013 winners of the WEDA Environmental Excellence Awards at the organization’s annual conference held at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Hotel in Honolulu, Hawaii. The WEDA Environmental Excellence Awards are given in two categories: navigation dredging and environmental dredging. For navigation dredging: – The WEDA […]

  • 14 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Greater Lafourche Port Commission (GLPC) took a major step forward in its plans to develop the next generation of Deepwater port facilities at Port Fourchon, thanks to an agreement signed by the Edward Wisner Donation Trust granting GLPC a lease of over 900 acres of property immediately south of the port. Also, this week, […]

  • 20 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, said in their latest release that they have received additional funds through a supplemental congressional appropriation.  This means that the Savannah harbor will receive an additional $26.6 million for: repairs to Dredged Material Containment Area Dikes; the Corps’ depot facility on the river; water control structures in […]

  • 24 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The high-capacity self-propelled СДС-15 dredger ‘Mykolaivets’ has successfully completed sea trials on the Southern Buh River, Nibulon said in its latest release. In particular, the specialists tested the propulsion units of the starboard side and port side in all modes. In addition, there were tested maneuverability of the vessel, anchor complex, radio communication and navigation. The […]

  • 22 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    An innovative Noosa Council sand replenishment project is bringing back the beach at erosion-plagued Munna Point. Infrastructure Planning and Design Manager Nick Wellwood this week confirmed that the project has increased the beach profile by at least eight meters. Three 15-meter geo-fabric in-situ sand-filled groynes with toe mattresses extend into the river to curtail erosion […]

  • 12 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Rose City Yacht Club in Portland, Oregon, recently took delivery and startup of a new 8-inch Badger Class dredge from Reserve, Louisiana-based DSC Dredge, LLC. The Badger dredge was a much-needed replacement for an older dredge the club had purchased used and had operated for more than 20 years. The Badger is an 8-inch cutter […]

  • 5 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    An aid project delivered in Tuvalu by Australian-owned dredging and civil construction company Hall Pacific in conjunction with New Zealand’s Calibre Consulting has taken out a prestigious Gold Award as part of the 2016 Innovate Awards of Excellence held in New Zealand in September. The awards recognize excellence in engineering and consulting and saw the […]

  • 30 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Ohio Environmental Council is praising Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s administration for engineering a pilot project to find beneficial new uses for sediments dredged from the Toledo harbor. Underwritten by a $10 million fund championed by State Sen. Randy Gardner (R-Bowling Green), the project aims to divert the dredgings from disposal in the open waters […]

  • 13 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Upgrades to a section of the Pental Island flood levee will help reduce the impact of floods on the Murray River community, Minister for Water Peter Walsh announced today. Visiting the site today, Mr Walsh said the $460,000 project was significant for the community which was still recovering from the 2011 floods. “The Pental Island […]

  • 30 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Bath Iron Works Corporation 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 testing ships and maintenance dredging in Bath, Maine. Bath Iron Works Corporation proposes to place gravel and stone fill material below the high tide line […]

  • 18 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Newburyport Harbor south jetty Phase II repair project in Newburyport, Mass. will be completed under the terms of a $2,588,414.00 contract issued recently by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by Classic Site Solutions, Inc. of Springfield, Mass. Construction is scheduled to start on or about Dec. […]

  • 24 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, announced that the annual maintenance dredging of the Federal navigation channel in the Grays Harbor Inner Harbor will begin today and continue through Feb. 14, 2014 – the time of year particularly suited for dredging to ensure the least impact to aquatic species and resources. Removal of […]

  • 27 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Laidley community will be better protected from future floods with the Newman Government fast-tracking money to build vital levees and drainage systems. Community Recovery and Resilience Minister David Crisafulli said almost $1 million had been set aside to start work on a levee around the Laidley CBD and at Narda Lagoon, and an extension […]

  • 12 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Piedroba Consulting Group has announced it has been contracted by the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) to write dredging feasibility study. SFWMD manages an extensive, heavily utilized 2,000 mile long canal network and several surface-water impoundments totaling more than 1,000 square miles. Dredging is a vital component that allows SFWMD to carry out its […]

  • 22 November 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Hopper Dredge Currituck based in Wilmington, N.C., has begun maintenance dredging work in the Shrewsbury River federal navigation channel to remove critical shoals in the Shrewsbury entrance channel and in the vicinity of Oceanic Bridge on the Navesink River. The dredge will remove approximately 34,000 cubic yards of sand […]

  • 5 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency and Teignbridge District Council (TDC) are continuing work on the £14 million Dawlish Warren beach management scheme. Following a number of surveys conducted, between May and August 2015, the Environment Agency continues with the sampling of the seabed. The teams collected ‘cores’ from Pole Sands to find out what type of sediment it is made of. […]

  • 19 April 2012

    City Mayor Ferdinand Tubban announced that P11.5 million is being earmarked from the city’s 20% development fund to re-channel the Chico river to save agricultural lands and settlements from further drowning, Philippine Information Agency reports. Though the amount is not enough for a full stretch re-channeling of the river route from Calanan to Cabaruan, he […]

  • 6 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    François-Philippe Champagne, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance and MP for Saint-Maurice—Champlain, has announced significant investments in the Port of Trois-Rivières development. The project involves extending dock 10 towards the east and filling the space between this extension and the current dock 9. This scheme will increase exterior storage space in this area from 3,000 m² […]

  • 1 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Researchers from Deltares, Delft University of Technology and IHE, have found that the eroding of sand beaches is less dramatic than is generally assumed. There are more sandy beaches that grow worldwide, than ones that shrink. This is the outcome of the study by the researchers who analysed changes in 50,000 beaches over a 35-year […]

  • 22 November 2010

    VOSTA LMG’s Singapore office is a base for the Southeast Asia operations, plus the Philippines and Australia. Plans are to expand the team to 15 people during 2011. About Company: VOSTA LMG is a leading engineering and contracting company, serving the worldwide dredging industry. In addition to self-propelled and stationary dredgers, the company also markets […]