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  • 10 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Coast Guard announced the establishment of an industry-led Maritime Security Sector Coordinating Council (SCC) last week, with the Dredging Contractors of America (DCA) as a charter member. Sector Coordinating Councils (SCCs) are self-organized and self-governed councils that enable critical infrastructure owners and operators, their trade associations, and other industry representatives to interact on […]

  • 9 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) selected the Louisiana Diversion Company (LDC) to provide Construction Management At-Risk (CMAR) services for the Mid-Breton Sediment Diversion Project, the agency announced Monday. The CMAR model integrates the construction contractor during the early design phase of the project to obtain input on cost, scheduling and constructability, a process that […]

  • 5 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Over the last decade, more than 800,000 acres of land were damaged throughout Buenos Aires, Argentina, as a result of the Salado River basin flooding. For several years, community leaders and politicians have discussed various dredging ideas and solutions such as widening the river and digging a deeper channel in the hopes of reducing potential […]

  • 20 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Council for Dredging & Marine Construction Safety (CDMCS), a subset of the Dredging Contractors of America (DCA), is holding its quarterly meetings with industry stakeholders and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.  Earlier this week, the CDMCS Pipeline Task Force huddled for several hours discussing a path forward on pipeline safety. The dredging workload […]

  • 3 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The consortium including Van Oord and Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has been selected by Windpark Fryslan B.V. as the preferred contractor for the construction of the Fryslan nearshore wind farm. The wind farm will contain 89 wind turbines with a capacity of 4.3 MW each in the Frisian section of the IJsselmeer Lake, next to […]

  • 23 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, will host an Industry Day for small business government contractors June 20, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the district’s headquarters building in Galveston, Texas. The purpose of the event is to present upcoming work for fiscal year 2019, help small businesses navigate through the contracting […]

  • 6 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Dredging Contractors of America (DCA) said in their latest announcement that they had a very successful Washington, DC fly-in this past week.  It was a good and solid effort made by all to demonstrate the resolve of the U.S-Flag dredging industry, DCA said. “I am pleased with the success of this fly-in to Washington, […]

  • 13 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Dredging Contractors of America’s (DCA) Board of Directors has selected the Honorable William P. Doyle, Sr. as its new Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO).  William Doyle currently serves as a Commissioner with the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission having been unanimously confirmed twice by the U.S. Senate as a Presidential Appointee, and remained […]

  • 3 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Provincial Government of Cagayan is open to investors interested to dredge the heavily silted Cagayan River, according to the provincial administrator, Mr Joseph Llopis. Llopis reiterated the observation of Agriculture Secretary, Emmanuel Piñol, during the aerial assessment to determine the extent of Lawin’s damages in the region, that the Cagayan River needs dredging as […]

  • 23 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, has just reported that contractors working on the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project are on track to finish several SHEP-related features in 2017. Senior project manager for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project, Spencer Davis, recently provided an update on the environmental mitigation features outside of the actual harbor and entrance channel […]

  • 20 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ukrainian Seaports Authority (USPA) plans to hold a meeting with the regional and international engineering and construction companies specializing on berth infrastructure works, according to Mr Raivis Veckagans, the USPA head. Mr Veckagans made this announcement during the dialogue with the management of USPA branches last week. “We have a short-term plan of seaport engineering […]

  • 24 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ukrainian Seaports Authority (USPA) – supported by the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine – will hold a business meeting with the leading Ukrainian and international dredging companies. The meeting will take place on February 3rd at the building of American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine. According to USPA, the meeting is aimed at informing potential contractors […]

  • 19 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, will host an Industry Day for small business government contractors on May 4, 2016, at the district’s headquarters building. This event will be held in conjunction with National Small Business Week, May 1-7, 2016. The purpose of the event is to present upcoming work for fiscal year […]

  • 14 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, will host an Industry Day for small business government contractors on May 28, 2015, at 8:30 a.m. at the district’s headquarters building in Galveston. The purpose of the event is to present upcoming work for fiscal year 2016, help small businesses navigate through the contracting process and […]

  • 8 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    GIW Industries, Inc., a company involved in the design, manufacture and application of heavy duty centrifugal slurry pumps, has announced the successful design and installation of a unique underwater pump system for a Chinese dredging contractor. This equipment package consists of a GIW® Minerals LHD pump directly mounted onto a 4500 kW submersible electric motor […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Angus Council has invited bidders to submit their offers for the Arbroath Harbor maintenance dredging project. This deepening scheme will involve a dredging activity to remove 8,250 m³ of material from the inner and outer harbor and navigation channel. The dredged material from each activity is to be deposited at sea approximately 1.75 nautical miles […]

  • 8 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Carrickfergus Borough Council is currently seeking quotations and proposals from suitably qualified and competent contractors for the provision of the consultancy and management of the Carrickfergus Marina and Harbour dredging contract. The appointed contractor will be expected to successfully manage the contract from the tender action and appraisal stage through the overall administration of the […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The pilot dike construction at the Körkwitzer Bach near Ribnitz-Damgarten, approximately 40 km north-east of Rostock, has been completed. The 500 m section of the degenerated flood protection structure was reconstructed using a cover of ripened fine-grained and moderately organic dredged material. The reconstructed dike section protects a polder area which partly lies beneath the […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A Cashmere developer and a contractor he hired have entered into a settlement agreement with the Washington Department of Ecology resolving their appeal of a restoration order and civil penalties associated with unpermitted excavation work in Mission Creek. In November 2013, developer George N. Valison of Quail Lane Development LLC and construction contractor David G. […]

  • 6 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Waterschap Hollandse Delta (WSHD), a Dutch regional water authority covering the south of Zuid Holland, is seeking a contractor to conduct waterways dredging works. The framework agreement in the Ridderkerk area is for the rural dredging of navigational waterways. The tender is divided into lots and can be submitted for a part or a whole […]

  • 30 May 2014
    Project & Tenders

    Kystverket is seeking for a contractor to conduct deepening works of Berlevåg harbour. The works should be comprised of deepening of the harbour to depths of -7.3m and -5.3m, and construction of a breakwater and a beach edge landfill for polluted matter (underwater blasting and dredging). Approx. 90,000m³ consists of polluted bottom sediments as well […]

  • 17 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    After continuing concerns over a build up of silt, the Peel Marina dredging project is finally underway. This area was last dredged in 2012. “Silt is carried down the River Neb, particularly after heavy rainfall. This is a natural process,” said Ann Reynolds, Director of Ports at the Department of Infrastructure. “The works are always […]

  • 28 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Homes and Communities Agency has begun its search for a partner to develop and operate a new 400 berth marina and surrounding waterfront development at East Cowes, Isle of Wight. The marina scheme represents the next important phase in the regeneration of East Cowes. Paul Flatt, HCA Senior Development Manager, said: “The marina project […]

  • 26 February 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, plans to issue a tender invitation for the North Coast Pipeline Maintenance Dredging 2014. This contract will consist of dredging work at South Beach Marina, Depoe Bay, and Garibaldi Boat Basin, located on the Oregon Coast. The quantities of the dredged material will be as follows: – […]

  • 12 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has presented a plan to invite bidders for the Matagorda Ship Channel dredging contract. The contractor will be required to perform maintenance dredging of the Matagorda Ship Channel to remove approximately 2,000,000 cubic yards of material from the Peninsula to Point Comfort. No levee work is required. […]

  • 4 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, has introduced a plan to issue an Invitation for Bid for mechanical dredging services on the Mississippi and Minnesota Rivers in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, and Missouri. The areas which will be included in this maintenance dredging program are between Upper Mississippi River Miles 614.0 […]

  • 6 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    After analyzing the letter received on December 30, 2013 by the new locks contractor Grupo Unidos por el Canal, S.A. (GUPC), which was made public on January 1 by GUPC, the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) determined that it is not valid and that the arguments raised by the contractor in the note lack legal basis […]

  • 17 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    J.F. Brennan Company, Inc. has been a marine professional since 1919 with a specialty in marine construction and environmental remediation for inland waterways throughout the United States. Headquartered in La Crosse, Wisconsin, J.F. Brennan works with both government agencies and private owners providing services such as dredging, diving, dam repairs, pile driving, railroad bridge repairs, […]

  • 6 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    DSC Dredge LLC, a world leader in dredge technology, has delivered its second new 18-inch x 18-inch Marlin Class dredge along with a DSC multipurpose workboat to a contractor in Nigeria. These Marlin Class dredges are being used primarily on channel dredging, land development and reclamation as well as mining sharp sand out of the […]