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  • 4 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on La Conner’s recently submitted shoreline master program. The proposed updated shoreline program will guide construction and development in the town’s two miles of marine shorelines on the Swinomish Channel. It combines local plans for future development and preservation with new development ordinances and related […]

  • 30 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging works that will maintain safe depths for vessels traveling the north and south basins of the La Conner Marina (WA) are underway now, informs the Port of Skagit. This project is a large undertaking by the Port of Skagit and was last completed in 2007 in the south basin of the marina. The company completing […]

  • 8 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Skagit said in its latest announcement that the La Conner Marina dredging program is officially underway.  The project, aimed to remove about 135,000 cubic yards of accumulated sediment, is being undertaken to ensure safe, navigable conditions, according to the Port of Skagit latest news release, and is expected to be completed in […]

  • 12 April 2012

    After 15 years of study, the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced that it had released the final documents for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) for review by state and federal agencies and the general public. Following the report, some officials made these comments: Rick Gabrielson, Director of International Transportation, Target and […]

  • 10 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is developing the Medway Estuary and Swale Coastal Flood Risk Strategy which will consider how flood risk is managed over the next 100 years in the Medway Estuary, Medway Towns to Stoke, Sittingbourne, Conyer, Faversham and the Isle of Sheppey. Some areas around Swale and the Medway Estuary are low-lying areas and […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Skagit will focus next year on economic development initiatives aimed at bringing good jobs to the Skagit Valley while investing in infrastructure improvements on its own properties, as outlined in the 2015 operating and capital budgets approved by the port commissioners on November 18. The 2015 operating budget foresees operating revenues growing […]

  • 7 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Weather permitting, the City of Port Huron, MI, is set to begin sand dredging operations on the mouth of the Black River Canal today. During the dredging work, the Black River Canal will be closed to watercraft from the Tainter gate, located east of Gratiot Avenue, to Lake Huron. Also weather permitting, sand dredged from […]

  • 9 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Approximately 65,000 cubic yards of sediment will be dredged from the Swinomish southern channel near Goat Island and Skagit Bay from September 2014 until February 2015, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District. The dredged material will be placed at the Rosario Strait PSDDA Site. The total value of this dredging project, […]

  • 17 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Welcome to the second DredgingToday.com Podcast, with our host Rosie Moth of RedMeters.com.  In this episode we will be discussing the global dredging perspective with the Secretary General of the International Association of Dredging Companies, Rene Kolman, and Technical Consultant Murray Leach. The problems that are facing dredging on a global scale, ‘environmental and sustainability issues’ as one of the major obstacles in dredging, the Jones Act in the USA, dredging regulations, etc, are just some of the topics covered in this edition of […]

  • 26 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    BAM Nuttall have recently completed a major milestone on the V&A Museum in Dundee, namely the construction of the coffer dam which will allow the structure to be built out into the Tay. The selection of the right plant and equipment was crucial to meet the tight deadlines, with the summer embargo of works on […]

  • 24 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Completion of a coffer dam in the River Tay at the site of V&A Museum of Design Dundee marks a major milestone in the £80.11 million construction project, Royal BAM Group announced. The V&A Dundee building will protrude out into the River Tay. To enable the land reclamation work to progress, BAM Construction has constructed a […]

  • 4 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters yesterday sent a bipartisan delegation letter to Trump Administration urging funding for dredging of recreational harbors in Michigan. The letter was also signed by Representatives John Conyers, Sander Levin, Fred Upton, Bill Huizenga, Dan Kildee, Dave Trott, Debbie Dingell, Brenda Lawrence, John Moolenaar, Jack Bergman, and Paul Mitchell. […]

  • 13 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    District Council of the Copper Coast has awarded the Port Hughes boat ramp project to Civil Tech Pty Ltd. Upgrading of the Boating facility at Port Hughes will include construction of a new six lane concrete boat ramp, deepening of the existing harbor facility, reshaping and raising the breakwaters, and construction of a concrete wharf for […]

  • 28 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Skagit is about to use a new dredging technique for the upcoming La Conner Marina project. The Washington Department of Ecology recently approved the port’s proposal to use hydraulic dredging and dispose the dredged material at the Rosario Strait, off the shores of Anacortes. Previously, the port was using clamshell dredge and a […]

  • 22 April 2013

    Mayors of the Wildwoods told the business community their beaches are undergoing changes, from replenishment and grading to the addition of beach bars, all efforts designed to get the tourism community ready for summer. During a recent meeting of the Greater Wildwood Chamber of Commerce, the mayors of Wildwood, North Wildwood and Wildwood Crest said […]

  • 7 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Exmouth’s new £1.2 million Mamhead Slipway is almost finished and contractor working on behalf of East Devon District Council is aiming to complete this engineering feat in the late autumn. The council is funding the restoration of the slipway on the River Exe which will be larger and more practical than the previous structure and will […]

  • 6 May 2013

    The National Assembly called for an urgent need to regulate the mining and dredging industry in the State through the Ogun State Regulation of Sand Dealing and Dredging Operation law 2013, which also passed through the second reading.  Opening debate on the bill tagged HB 30/OG/2013, the Majority Leader, Hon. Israel Jolaoso, opined that when […]

  • 29 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Last week, the House of Representatives passed H.R. 3080, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) with overwhelming support, by a vote of 417 to 3. This bipartisan legislation reauthorizes the Water Resources Development Act—legislation responsible for authorizing the water resources program of the Army Corps of Engineers—for the first time since 2007. For […]

  • 31 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report finds the Great Barrier Reef will suffer irreversible damage from coral bleaching and ocean acidification. “Today’s report confirms that the very future of our iconic Great Barrier Reef is at stake,” Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens environment spokesperson, said. “Climate change of even 2 degrees of additional warming […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Seattle Engineer District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has informed the Port of Skagit that the next round of maintenance dredging in the Swinomish Channel will begin in late September. On July 22, 2014, the Corps issued a contract to American Construction Co. Inc. for $820,750, to complete the FY14 Swinomish Channel […]

  • 24 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials are extending the public comment period for comments on the Puget Sound Nearshore Ecosystem Restoration Project (PSNERP) Draft Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement. The public comment period has been extended to January 8, 2015. Documents pertaining to the project are available for viewing online. Together, government and […]

  • 2 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    New Hanover County is actively working with state partners and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to begin the Carolina Beach Inlet dredging project as early as this month.  “The U.S. Coast Guard had expressed a concern that its vessel used to move buoys could not access and relocate the buoys, which aid navigation, until […]

  • 18 April 2013

    The Ogun State Government will station security operatives in strategic locations across the State to curb the menace of illegal dredging. Commissioner for Commerce and Industry, Otunba Bimbo Ashiru made this revelation at Kara-Isheri in Ifo Local Government Area during an unscheduled visit to the area where illegal dredging had been going on. He explained […]

  • 28 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    House and Senate conferees will be meeting soon to iron out the difference in their individual Water Resources Reform and Development Acts after the House overwhelmingly passed its version of the bill by a 417-3 margin on October 23. The MTD and its allies have been pushing such legislation for years since the last measure […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay Plc (TLSB) has named China Harbor Engineering Company Ltd (CHEC) as its preferred bidder for a marine works package that will include the construction of the six mile lagoon wall in Swansea Bay. Further to the work program on the Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon, CHEC will sign a Memorandum of Understanding […]

  • 9 October 2012

    U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell applauded the start of dredging on the Swinomish Channel in Skagit County. The channel was long overdue for dredging, and more than 500 jobs could have been lost if nothing was done. In 2012, the Army Corps of Engineers supported only two dredging projects on small waterways in Washington state – […]