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  • 18 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA), with input from the public, has selected a cleanup remedy for the sediment contamination at Munger Landing in the St. Louis River Area of Concern (SLRAOC), a collection of several contaminated sites in the St. Louis River and Duluth Harbor. The MPCA, along with the Wisconsin Department of Natural […]

  • 17 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Ducks Unlimited’s Phil’s Cut Marsh Enhancement Project is currently under construction in Terrebonne Parish.  This project will enhance 2,700 acres of fresh and intermediate marsh in the Terrebonne Basin, where rates of coastal land loss are high. The project includes the installation of a new flap gate water-control structure and construction of earthern terraces along […]

  • 13 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Caterpillar has presented the company’s new Cat D7 dozer, which offers high drive undercarriage design, increased performance and the broadest choice of easy-to-use technology features. According to Cat, at 265 hp (197 kW) and an operating weight of 65,644 lbs. (29,776 kg), the new D7 dozer replaces the D7E. The D7 moves up to 8 […]

  • 12 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Sacramento District recently awarded a $64 million construction contract to Maloney Odin Joint Venture of Novato, California, for nearly three miles of levee improvements along the Sacramento River East Levee. This project will kick off major construction in the region to complete approximately $1.5 billion of work to upgrade […]

  • 9 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    TenneT, with the help of Van Oord, is building the Hollandse Kust (South) offshore grid to the north of the Maasvlakte, to connect new wind farms. The cables have to be buried more than 5 meters in the seabed for the first ten kilometers of the offshore cable route, as to be able to cross […]

  • 6 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Jerry Moran has introduced legislation with Senators Roy Blunt, Joni Ernst, Deb Fischer, Chuck Grassley, Josh Hawley, Pat Roberts and Ben Sasse to overhaul the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ process for managing water resources projects along the lower Missouri River system. The Lower Missouri River Flood Prevention Program Act, cosponsored by all of the […]

  • 27 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Logistics and Assistance S.A., a dredging contractor from Cotonou, Benin, was awarded a tendered contract by the Ministry of Living Environment and Sustainable Development to help control seasonal flooding in the region. Nearly one-third of the population in West Africa reside in communities that are exposed to the effects of poor coastal development and climate […]

  • 20 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, has announced that its Work Plan for the 2020 fiscal year includes $102 million in funding for its civil works program, the largest amount of funding since the 2013 fiscal year. The Work Plan will fund projects, programs and activities that received funding in the three previous […]

  • 20 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Kansas Water Office, in partnership with the Corps of Engineers, has just announced their plans to implement a Water Injection Dredging (WID) demonstration project at Tuttle Creek Lake to promote sustainable long-term reservoir sediment management. WID is a process in which large volumes of water are injected at low pressure into the sediment bed […]

  • 13 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    More than $188 million in flood risk management work for Northern California were outlined in two separate budget releases on February 10, adding to an already robust Sacramento District workload, reports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Sacramento District.  President Donald Trump’s fiscal year 2021 budget proposal would fund two District projects in his plan […]

  • 13 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    California Congressman Jimmy Panetta announced this week that $540,000 will go toward ensuring that people can continue to navigate Santa Cruz Harbor channels as maintenance dredging continues. This funding will help ensure the safety and prosperity of communities on the central coast of California. “Since I was elected to office, I have been committed to […]

  • 13 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced the completion of the first round of dredging at Port Bay, the first of 20 dredging sites selected across the region to address a backlog of projects at harbor navigation channels along the southern shore of Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River. The $15 million regional dredging initiative […]

  • 12 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Congressman Clay Higgins announced earlier this week that South Louisiana waterway projects received significant funding in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers FY 2020 Work Plan. Commenting the latest news, Higgins said: “Since coming to Congress, my office has worked closely with the Army Corps to secure more than $406 million for dredging and […]

  • 11 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The President’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2021 (FY 2021) includes $5.967 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. “The Army Civil Works FY 2021 budget focuses on investments that enhance and protect our nation’s water-related infrastructure and resources through partnerships and innovative programs that improve […]

  • 10 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Abu Dhabi Ports announced today plans to design and construct a new cruise jetty at Sir Bani Yas Cruise Beach – the signature tourist destination located off the coast of Abu Dhabi. The €24.5 million new jetty project will be completed in Q4 2020, in time for the launch of the 2021 cruise season. The […]

  • 6 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The City of Pendleton, Umatilla County, and the Lower McKay Creek Water Control District have been working since last fall to obtain a permit to remove sediment that was washed into that section of McKay Creek between Quinney Bridge and Struve Bridge during last Springs flood event.  According to the city’s latest release, final permit […]

  • 4 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Having heard from a number of Iowa farmers, U.S. Senator Joni Ernst recently met with the Assistant Secretary of the Army, R.D. James – who oversees all aspects of the Army Corps Civil Works program, including flood control and dredging – to stress the need for USACE to fund a key dredging project on the […]

  • 4 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    In order to obtain approval from the authorities to undertake dredging activities it is usually a requirement to predict the expected sediment spill and assess potential consequences for the environment. Today, this work is time consuming, costly and relies on highly skilled modelling experts. DHI’s new cloud-based service is about to completely transform modelling of […]

  • 31 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    From Tuesday, January 28, vessels with a combined width of up to 98 meters may pass each other in a widened section of the Elbe known as the ‘passing box’, reports the Port of Hamburg. The five-kilometer stretch under Federal jurisdiction now has a width of 385 meters. Similarly, the fairway along the 36-kilometer stretch […]

  • 30 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The City of Neenah, Winnebago County, Wisconsin, has applied for a Department of the Army permit to dredge accumulated material from Lake Winnebago for the purpose of improving the boat launch area of Arrowhead Park. Under the plan, dredging will be completed mechanically utilizing a barge with a hydraulic excavator. The disposal area is located within […]

  • 27 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Thecla Bodewes Shipyards launched the 3000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Anchorage in Harlingen last Friday. This dredger is equipped with a smart diesel-electric system, developed in close collaboration between Barkmeijer Shipyards and D&A Electric, that efficiently regulates the energy supply for sailing, dredging and unloading the ship. As a result, energy and fuel consumption […]

  • 27 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Ducks Unlimited is working to restore 2,550 acres of coastal marsh approximately 2.5 miles northeast of Buras, Louisiana. The project will combine coastal restoration techniques of marsh terraces and crevasses to optimize sediment capture from the Mississippi River. Wetlands adjacent to the Mississippi River have suffered extensive deterioration over the past century. Historically, the Mississippi […]

  • 17 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The team at A&P Tees is currently extending the life of the trailing suction hopper dredger Heortnesse, which maintains the navigable depth in the ports of Tees and Hartlepool, by up to 17 years. According to the A&P, the work is being carried out over two dockings – the first of which was completed two […]

  • 15 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

     The cutter suction dredger Pirat X is the flagship of B&Q Dredging fleet and one of the biggest CSDs in the world. With three pumps and roughly 10,000 horsepower, it can dredge and transport up to 12.000m³ soil-water mixture per hour at depths of up to 50 meters. Being the biggest dredger in Africa, […]

  • 15 January 2020
    Business & Finance

     The recently completed Hester Marsh project restored 65 acres of salt marsh at California’s Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve. The work, begun in January, adding soil from the Pajaro River flood control project to increase the elevation of drowned marshes. The restoration will improve marsh resilience to sea level rise, provide healthy habitat […]

  • 14 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    A celebration ceremony for the completion of the Tule Red Restoration Project – one of the most significant tidal wetland rehabilitation efforts in California’s recent history – took place recently at the edge of the Suisun Marsh in Solano County’s Grizzly Bay region. The Suisun Marsh is the largest brackish water marsh on the west […]