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  • 26 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Equip Global’s Dredging & Land Reclamation Asia Summit 2015 will take place in Singapore, from 19-22 May. To help global ports, maritime and land authorities, and engineering contractors overcome challenges in dredging and land reclamation projects, Equip Global will bring together the industry professionals across the continents to discuss and exchange experiences on effective and practical dredging and […]

  • 12 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Tyne has announced record cargo volumes and record turnover for the fifth successive year. In 2013, the Port saw cargo volumes increase by 25% to 8.1m tonnes, and turnover rose 16% to £73 million compared to 2012. Andrew Moffat, Port of Tyne Chief Executive Officer, said that 2013 had been another record […]

  • 9 February 2012

      Representative Fred Upton made the following statement in response to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ announcement that it has approved $693,000 in funding for dredging and maintenance of the St. Joseph harbor for Fiscal Year 2012. This funding includes the $100,000 that was allocated this past December for emergency dredging. Upton worked closely […]

  • 15 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    Google and a consortium of five telecommunication firms have joined together in a $400 million project to connect southeast Asia with the fastest undersea fiber-optic pipe in the world. The project is called Southeast Asia Japan Cable… Source: The Business Insider, December 14, 2009;

  • 11 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency started work this week to repair the flood defense along the River Deben at Tide Mill Quay and Ferry Quay in Woodbridge. The defense reduces the risk of flooding to 416 homes and businesses in the town. The first stage of the work will involve the Environment Agency replacing the existing defense […]

  • 30 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Member for Bega and Minister for Transport and Infrastructure, Andrew Constance, and Minister for Lands, Paul Toole, today announced that Waterway Constructions had been awarded the marine structures contract for the Eden Breakwater Wharf Extension project. “This fantastic project will create opportunities for local businesses once complete, including more than 80 new ongoing jobs in […]

  • 6 April 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract to Sol Engineering LLC, an 8(a) small business, in the amount of $42,155.24 for environmental services to include a study comprised of collection and chemical analyses of water and sediment samples from the federally-maintained Texas City Navigation Channel. Routine testing allows staff to analyze […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    TOS (Transport & Offshore Services) has been awarded a three year frame agreement as a preferred supplier for personnel with Van Oord, a leading contractor for dredging, marine engineering and offshore energy projects (oil, gas and wind). This agreement marks a milestone for TOS in its drive to build on its expertise and growth in […]

  • 26 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency and Warrington Borough Council today marked the official opening of the new £34 million flood defense scheme. According to the EA, more than 2,000 Warrington homes and businesses will benefit from the town’s multi-million pound flood project, officially opened by the Environment Agency Chief Executive, Sir James Bevan and the town’s Mayor, Cllr. […]

  • 2 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representatives Angie Craig, Betty McCollum and Ron Kind have successfully secured emergency funding for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to address the impacts of this spring’s devastating floods along the Mississippi River. The funding was disbursed in response to a letter they sent in September pushing the Office of Management and Budget […]

  • 26 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Roads and Maritime Services NSW has announced that dredging operations will be undertaken in Batemans Bay during October and November. As reported, the dredging will take place in the vicinity of the Clyde River Bar, Batemans Bay, from Monday, 7 October to Wednesday, 20 November 2019. Vessel operators should exercise caution in the vicinity […]

  • 31 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of New South Wales recently released the NSW Maritime Infrastructure Plan (Dec. 2018), in which the $445,000 in Coastal Dredging Strategy funding has been allocated to improve the Batemans Bay entrance bar for boating access. The plan states the importance of maintaining access in the Clyde River, Batemans Bay. Batemans Bay is a popular recreational boating […]

  • 1 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Recently introduced Slough Flood Alleviation Scheme, which includes the creation of flood storage areas and raised flood defenses, has been put out for comment. The Environment Agency and Slough Borough Council are offering local residents, businesses and community groups the chance to comment on potential options for a proposed flood alleviation scheme. The Agency and the Council […]

  • 26 July 2012

    Dredging Corporation of India has plunged into a deep slump over the recent period which resulted in a very poor dredging activity, if any, for its fleet. According to the Non-Executive Employees’ Union affiliated to the CITU, this has further resulted in the failure to recover huge amounts of money from clients, such as Sethusamudram […]

  • 2 August 2011
    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 services, today reported financial results for the quarter and six months ended June 30, 2011. Chief Executive Officer Jonathan Berger said, “As we have seen over the years, our businesses’ […]

  • 30 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port of Victoria officials and Victoria Fleet LLC recently held a groundbreaking ceremony for the New Port Barge Fleeting Terminal. The development of the fleet terminal is a public/private partnership between the Port of Victoria, and Victoria Fleet, LLC, an affiliate of Devall Towing and Boat Services of Hackberry, LLC. This project was designed by […]

  • 3 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Knapps Narrows dredging program, undertaken by Southwind Construction to ensure continued safe navigation along the federal channel, is now officially completed.  “We are excited that the project has been completed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers just as boating season begins. This dredging will have an enormous impact on Talbot County and the […]

  • 14 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Peel Ports has been recognized for its commitment to environmental stewardship in the delivery of its Manchester Ship Canal project by the prestigious and historic Carmen Awards. The awards, which honor exceptional achievement in industry and individual enterprise, praised the business’ revival of the historic trade route and Victorian engineering masterpiece to build a sustainable […]

  • 21 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Honourable Denis Lebel, Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs, was joined yesterday by Sylvie Vachon, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Montréal Port Authority, to announce a major investment in key enhancements to be made at the Port of Montréal. The three main components of the project involve expanding container capacity in the […]

  • 14 December 2012

    The Port of Skagit took advantage of historically low interest rates this week by issuing bonds to refinance existing debt and provide funding for future capital projects. Three series of limited tax general obligation and refunding bonds, totaling $6.44 million, were issued. Proceeds from the first series, totaling $2.2 million, will be used to refinance […]

  • 14 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Titanium Resources Group Ltd is pleased to announce that it today appointed Michael Brown as a Non-Executive Director of the Company with immediate effect. Mr. Brown is the Chief Operating Officer of De Beers Consolidated Mines Ltd (“DBCM”), the South African mining operation of the De Beers Group. Mr. Brown has worked […]

  • 8 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IHC Merwede will standardize its entire global product development and product data management processes on Siemens’ integrated suite of product lifecycle management (PLM) software solutions. The multi-million dollar contract is part of the company’s ambitious “One IHC” initiative launched in 2012 to harmonize all its major business processes and optimize the value it produces for […]

  • 10 May 2011
    Business & Finance

    DKSH, the leading provider of Market Expansion Services with a focus on Asia, provides marketing, sales, distribution, and after-sales services to IMS Dredges, the world’s leader in one truck transportable dredge systems. To help solve the persistent flood problem affecting Thailand DKSH introduces the one truck transportable “IMS Versi-Dredge” to the Thai market. As sole distributor […]

  • 30 March 2010

    MARQUETTE — It was a busy night for the Marquette City Commission Monday.The commission voted 6 to 1 to give the go ahead on the Presque Isle and Founders Landing marina projects.Mayor John Kivela stressed that it’s simply a working master plan, and designs and costs could certainly change before the work is completed. [mappress] […]

  • 7 March 2010

    Sea level rise creates new business opportunity and “green jobs” that we’ll see more of, borne from the effects of climate change, as sea levels rise. The first floating island has just been commissioned this week by the sinking island nation of the Maldives, from Dutch Docklands… [mappress] Source: Clean Technica, March 7, 2010

  • 18 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    KARACHI — The Rs 1.1769 billion maintenance dredging contract between the Port Qasim Authority (PQA) and M/s Van Oord (VO), which was scheduled to be signed today (Friday) is likely to be scrapped. According to sources, a special PQA board meeting will be held on Friday (today) in this regard. [mappress] Source: Business Recorder, January […]