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  • 17 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Major updates on Louisiana’s coastal program and relevant issues were presented yesterday to the state Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority Board at its monthly meeting, held in Morgan City. Pat Landry, CPRA Regional Operations Manager for Southwest Louisiana, outlined more than $800 million in projects on the drawing board or now in progress, including these […]

  • 19 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District awarded a $36.9 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge Dock, LLC of Oak Brook, Illinois to place approximately 1.1 million cubic yards of sand at Keansburg, New Jersey as part of an emergency shore protection project affected by Hurricane Sandy. The contract is part of the […]

  • 17 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Rohr-Idreco Dredge Systems, a manufacturer of deep digging electric dredging vessels and equipment for the mining and dredging industries, is currently building a large electrical cuttingwheel dredger for Columbian gold mining company Mineros Aluvial. The dredger will have a max digging depth of 28 meters and production capacity of 270 m³/h. “Our innovative and sustainable […]

  • 19 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District has entered into a Feasibility Cost Share Agreement with Lake County, Ohio initiating an Ecosystem Restoration Feasibility Study on the Arcola Creek Watershed. The purpose of the study is to address ecological problems and needs associated with the Arcola Creek watershed; and to develop a plan to […]

  • 6 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Central Dredging Association (CEDA) UK Committee will today hold a seminar entitled “Dredging 2016-2017: A Review and Forward Look” at the ICE London office. This Technical Seminar will bring together those involved in all aspects of dredging and marine development to share the highlights from 2016 and to consider what 2017 may hold. At the event, Ronald […]

  • 19 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) in Visayas has advised the public to prepare for La Nina phenomenon that is expected to hit the country in the middle of this year. PAGASA Visayas officer-in-charge, Oscar Tabada, said that the country is expected to experience rains, floods and typhoons by last week of […]

  • 27 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC – engaged in construction activities for the specialist maritime sector – attended the African Mining Summit at the Hilton Bomonti Hotel in Istanbul on 25-26 November 2015. The summit was organised by GRV Global Ltd. in partnership with the Turkish government and Taner Yildiz Minister of Energy and Natural Resources. The main aim of […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    UniSite Group, a leading supplier for comprehensive service as well as relevant items of dredging, land reclamation, offshore projects, marine engineering, municipal engineering and environmental remediation projects, has taken an active part in Suez Canal Development Project. The company has delivered a large quantity of catamaran pontoons, hopper panels and steel dredge pipes for the project. […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has issued a Request for Applications soliciting proposals from states, municipalities, tribes, universities and nonprofit organizations for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grants to fund new projects to restore and protect the Great Lakes. Up to $27.5 million will be available during the current funding cycle. Grants will be awarded on […]

  • 8 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    From Florida to Maine, one unique vessel in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ maritime fleet earns its “indispensable” reputation 363 days a year by dredging dangerous shoaling in shallow draft federal channel inlets: hopper dredger Currituck. The Currituck is assigned to the Corps’ Wilmington District in North Carolina. It’s the only special-purpose type of […]

  • 3 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    EPA has released its Proposed Cleanup Plan for the Duwamish River Superfund Site. Recommendations Summary: – Remove all highly and moderately contaminated sediments from the river; – Kick start the recovery of low-level contaminated sediments with a thin layer of clean material; – Integrate and enforce pollution source control efforts in the final EPA cleanup […]

  • 23 May 2012

    The dredging at Wares Creek has brought up more wet, sludgy material than engineers had expected, according to bradenton.com. Sia Mollanazar, a county public works engineer, said that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to ask the county June 5 to consider some reduction of its landfill fees in order to dispose of much […]

  • 4 September 2012

    According to kpbs.org, between now and November, crews will take 1.4 million cubic yards of sand resting offshore and boost the sand level at eight beach locations in the San Diego area. A lot of sand will be pumped from the ocean floor onto beaches from the South Bay to North County. “We’ve just changed […]

  • 16 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Jan De Nul Group, a family-owned Belgian company with the financial headquarters in Luxembourg, has released a video about the AMORAS project. AMORAS is an acronym that stands for ‘Antwerpse Mechanische Ontwatering, Recyclage en Applicatie van Slib’ (Antwerp Mechanical Dewatering, Recycling and Application of Sludge). This program offers a sustainable and long-term solution for treating and storing […]

  • 1 August 2012

    According to vietnamnews.com, illegal sand dredging in the Tien River has encroached the safety corridor of the 1.53 km My Thuan Bridge linking Vinh Long and Tien Giang provinces. Vinh Long Department of Natural Resources and Environment informs that in an area near the bridge, one of the most important in the Cuu Long (Mekong) […]

  • 31 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District contractor Eastman Aggregate Enterprises, LLC of Lake Worth, Florida, has just started of the beachfill operations on the Miami Beach. Construction work is underway near the 46th Street location and will continue to the 54th Street location. During the works, the contractor will place around 220,000 cubic yards of beach-quality sand on more […]

  • 19 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Comments on a proposed Trinity River channel improvement project will be accepted in a public meeting set for Wednesday, December 2, in Lewiston, CA. Staff from the Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Reclamation and the North Coast Regional Water Quality Control board will present information about the project proposed for construction next year on BLM-managed […]

  • 19 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    A major £95 million flood defense and regeneration scheme for Derby has been approved by Derby City Council’s planning control committee. The innovative ‘Our City Our River‘ Council-led scheme plans to reduce Derby’s flood risk and maximize regeneration opportunities along the River Derwent. The flood defenses would be designed to protect the city against a […]

  • 17 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The National Waterways Conference (September 25 to 27, 2013, The Westin, Savannah, Georgia) is the leading national organization to advocate for the enactment of common-sense water resource policies. Conference membership is comprised of the full spectrum of water resources stakeholders, including flood control associations, levee boards, waterways shippers and carriers, industry and regional associations, port […]

  • 18 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The National Waterways Conference (September 25 to 27, 2013, The Westin, Savannah, Georgia) is the leading national organization to advocate for the enactment of common-sense water resource policies. Conference membership is comprised of the full spectrum of water resources stakeholders, including flood control associations, levee boards, waterways shippers and carriers, industry and regional associations, port […]

  • 11 June 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, awarded a $700,000 contract to Meyer Contracting, Inc., of Maple Grove, Minn., June 6 to repair levees in Velva, N.D., that were damaged during the 2011 flood. The repairs include removing concrete rubble used to reinforce the temporary levees during the flood; re-shaping and setting back […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging of the Rye Harbor has been scheduled to begin on January 19th 2015, reported today the Environment Agency.  Hydrodynamic dredging is expected to last for 7 days, working day and night, and will be completed using a pump barge under the control of a small tug unit. The dredging will take place at the following locations:   […]

  • 30 January 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has extended the comment period for the Draft General Reevaluation Report and Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Clear Creek Reevaluation Study, Brazoria, Fort Bend, Galveston, and Harris Counties, Texas, to Feb. 14, 2012. The Clear Creek Federal Flood Damage Reduction Project is a partnership project […]

  • 17 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Training Institute for Dredging (TID) has announced that the IHC Beaver Operator Training course will be held from 12-16 October 2015, in Kinderdijk, the Netherlands. The training is performed with the use of a new generation extremely realistic cutter simulator. The modern dredging operator desk of the simulator is equipped with all automation and controls […]

  • 25 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The General Dredging Course is a two-week open course (Training Institute for Dredging, 16 – 27 September 2013), focused on the design and operation of various types of dredging equipment and covers all aspects of dredging, such as dredging processes, equipment selection, soil characteristics, automation and control and dredge project management. Several excursions to nearby dredging projects […]

  • 9 July 2020
    Business development

    An application has been submitted to the Department of the Army and the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control by the Peninsula Property Owners Association for a permit to conduct beach nourishment along the south end of Litchfield Beach, SC.  The proposed project is a revision of the plan previously advertised on April 14, […]