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  • 11 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    After researching and evaluating available options for the removal of the floating leaf vegetation from Quarton Lake, the recommended treatment options include using approved aquatic herbicides, announced bhamgov.org. The matter will be discussed at today’s Birmingham City Commission meeting on the 2nd floor of City Hall. Members of the community are encouraged to attend the meeting […]

  • 23 May 2012
    Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Scana Propulsion has concluded a contract with Rong Tai Trading of Taiwan for delivery of propulsion equipment, according to motorship.com. The contract with Rong Tai Trading is for the delivery of an ACG 105/980H propulsion system consisting of a twin screw gear, propeller, tunnel thruster and control system, driven by two 14V32/40 diesel engines, with […]

  • 11 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

     In a lake close to Amsterdam, land is being reclaimed to make room for 8000 new homes along with a large public beach. The new island, covering 150 hectares, is the fifth one to be formed in the lake IJmeer. The BELL 300 dredging pump, powered by an ICE 600 hydraulic power pack, is being […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    To lessen the flood problems in Metro Manila, the Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is now targeting the cleaning of drainage system particularly manholes. According to Emma Quiambao, MMDA Flood Control and Sewerage Management Office director, the agency is cleaning up creeks and “esteros” as part of the “Estero Blitz” campaign, involving declogging and dredging of […]

  • 9 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Several numbers of big sized dredge valves have been successfully handed over to Van Oord, a leading contractor in dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects. The dredge valves with inner diameter of 1100 and 1600 mm are going to control the flow of water and sand in the suction and discharge pipes from the trailing […]

  • 20 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Ducks Unlimited (DU) and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service have completed a wetland restoration and enhancement project on the 300-acre Middleton Unit – the Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge in Anahuac, Texas. “The Gulf Coast is one of the most important areas for waterfowl on the continent and its habitats are in jeopardy from coastal […]

  • 3 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    With a grant of over €1.6 million from the TEN-T Program, the European Union will support a project to modernise the Seine River in France in order to improve the economic efficiency and competitiveness of inland navigation in the region. The project, selected for funding under the 2012 TEN-T Annual Program, consists of modernisation works […]

  • 26 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    On the North-Eastern outskirts of Amsterdam a vital lock complex controls the water levels and salinity of the inland waters. Recently, Paans Van Oord renovated the lock complex, which was a major challenge in the short time frame available. The full job lasted only 4 weeks, and the crammed program included a wide range of […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Business & Finance

     The V&A Museum in Dundee that reaches out into the River Tay was officially opened this month. The iconic structure required extensive marine works to build the foundations in this challenging tidal environment. Back in 2015 a large steel piled temporary cofferdam was installed using a 45 tonne long reach excavator along with heavy […]

  • 4 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The US Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, recently awarded Manson Construction Co. a $23.6 million Kings Bay maintenance dredging contract. According to the fbo.gov site, the Kings Bay dredging contract was awarded on December 21, 2016. Under the deal, the contractor will perform maintenance dredging of the Kings Bay Entrance Channel and Kings Bay Inner […]

  • 6 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is seeking grant applications for water quality projects that restore and protect Michigan’s wetlands, lakes and streams. About $2.6 million from state and federal funding is available, and units of government, nonprofit organizations and universities are eligible to apply. The funding opportunities include: • Federal Clean Water Act, Section […]

  • 1 August 2013

    Tetra Tech, Inc. announced that it has been awarded a $20 million contract, with option years for an additional $3.5 million, with the Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC to perform environmental management services and provide construction oversight as part of the Miami Harbor Construction Dredging Project. Tetra Tech’s scientists will provide environmental management […]

  • 25 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is inviting local residents to attend the drop-in sessions to discuss proposals for the Badsey Brook flood scheme. These meetings will be held at West End Lane in Broadway, Worcestershire, on Tuesday, 7 July, 2015 and Wednesday, 15 July, 2015 from 3:30pm until 7:30pm. The scheme design consists of a flood storage […]

  • 6 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Central Valley Flood Protection Board (CVFPB) recently released its 2017 Flood Protection Plan Update. The Central Valley Flood Protection Plan (CVFPP) is a strategic and long-range plan for improving flood risk management in the Central Valley. Prepared by the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) in accordance with the Central Valley Flood Protection Act of […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The 2nd European Dredging Summit will be taking place in Hamburg, Germany on the 14th and 15th September, 2016. Key industry players will give in-depth presentations and get involved in the panel discussions with senior level audience covering the most important topics in the market. It will provide practical solutions from expert dredging experiences with […]

  • 5 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    A community meeting to discuss dredging of local Sussex County waterways will be held at the Selbyville Fire Hall in Selbyville, DE, today from 7 to 8:30 pm. The meeting is sponsored by State Senator Gerald Hocker and State Representatives Ron Gray and Rich Collins. The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) officials […]

  • 17 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CARIS has announced the release of the highly anticipated, near real-time data processing and mapping application, CARIS Onboard™. The development of this new technology will revolutionize the way in which bathymetry and imagery data is processed. CARIS Onboard automatically converts data as it becomes available and applies a range of pre-determined corrections, the data can then […]

  • 27 March 2012
    Vessels

    Bakker Sliedrecht recently obtained an unique order for delivering the total electrical installation including the complete automation for a 32 000 m3 hopper dredger. For the first time in Bakker Sliedrecht’s history an order this size has been obtained for a foreign yard and foreign dredging company. The principal is Selat Melaka Shipbuilding from Malaysia, […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Koninklijke Smals, a Dutch company involved in hydraulic and civil-engineering works, has released a video about their dredging and remediation project in Port of Husum, one of Germany’s seaports along the North Sea coast. Husum is famous for its tourism, HDR Shipyard and Senvion, one of Europe’s leading wind turbine manufacturers. Along the shipyard, the […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Port Hedland Port Authority has begun annual maintenance dredging of the inner harbor, swing basin, berth pockets and the main shipping channel, according to the port notice. Operations will be conducted on a 24/7 basis and are estimated to be completed by the 30th October 2014. The following vessels will be utilized: Sebastiano Caboto- […]

  • 27 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has released an environmental assessment worksheet for a proposed construction project to widen and manage flow rates for a section of the Mississippi River channel near Hastings that has narrowed with sediment build up.  Changing sediment patterns have made it difficult and costly to maintain safe navigation through […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, seeks public comments for an upcoming shoreline management plan update for the J. Strom Thurmond Lake project. The Corps will hold public workshops in three communities (Lincolnton, GA, McCormick, SC, Evans, GA) on March 2-5 to allow the public to gain information or offer suggestions. The plan […]

  • 10 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The City of Los Angeles Department of Sanitation (LASAN), through the Los Angeles County Flood Control District (LACFCD), recently requested permission from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to alter the Sepulveda Channel. According to the Corps, the proposed action would construct a diversion channel within the Sepulveda Channel. The proposed features are in-river, which […]

  • 1 March 2013

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released a proposed plan to clean up the Lower Duwamish Waterway Superfund Site, the city’s chief industrial waterway located on the south end of Elliott Bay. The release of the sediment cleanup plan marks the beginning of a public comment period. “The Duwamish is Seattle’s river. This plan is the […]

  • 20 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Town Council of the Town of Southern Shores will hold a public hearing on the proposed beach nourishment project on Tuesday, May 2, 2017. At the meeting, a document entitled ‘Preliminary Assessment Resolution for Beach Nourishment Project Assessment‘ will be presented to the public for an additional round of commentary. The resolution, which pertains to the proposed nourishment […]