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  • 22 November 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A PowerDigger 3D GPS machine control system from Leica Geosystems​ enabled a Kentucky contractor to see excavation work underwater by viewing a display screen in the operator’s cab. Last summer, M. Bowling Inc, Henderson, KY, excavated 130,000 cubic yards of earth to widen and deepen the Ohio River in preparation for a possible expansion of […]

  • 3 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Damen Shipyards Group has completed a key construction contract comprising two electric-powered cutter suction dredgers (CSD) for the Canadian oil sands industry. With both vessels built in Canada, the contract marks the close cooperation between Damen and Aecon, Canada’s largest publicly traded infrastructure development and construction company. Two newly-built Damen CSDs have started operations in Northern […]

  • 10 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Senator John Hoeven yesterday convened a roundtable with local leaders from the Fargo-Moorhead region on efforts to advance comprehensive flood protection in the Red River Valley. Hoeven outlined provisions he recently secured to support flood control efforts, including in the Fiscal Year 2019 Energy and Water funding bill, which was passed by the Senate in June, and the […]

  • 6 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Bega Valley Shire Council is working to stabilize dunes and infrastructure at the northern end of Merimbula’s Main Beach as large ocean swells continue to play havoc, heavily eroding the beach between Mitchies Jetty and Ford Park.   Director, Community, Environment and Planning, Alice Howe, said that movement of sand was a natural process, with […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Brigadier General (P) Donald E. Jackson, Jr., deputy commanding general for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Civil and Emergency Operations, visited levee work in north Sacramento, CA yesterday. During the visit, he was briefed on key projects in the District including Folsom Dam auxiliary spillway construction project and ongoing levee work. Greater Sacramento, California, is among the […]

  • 14 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Natural Resources Minister, Carl Sargeant, officially opened phase two of the Borth coastal defense works last week, which aims to better protect over 400 homes, as well as vital rail infrastructure and local road links in the area. The Minister inspected the second phase of the work, which has extended the defense from the northern limit […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    DP World has won a 30-year concession with an automatic 10-year extension for the management and development of a multi-purpose port project at Berbera, Republic of Somaliland. The Port of Berbera opens a new point of access to the Red Sea and will complement DP World’s existing port at Djibouti in the Horn of Africa. […]

  • 25 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Safety Committee has chosen eight nominations for the IADC Safety Award with one nomination to be announced every Monday per week, starting from 25 July, 2016. The first nomination is for Jan De Nul Australia’s “Fully Automated TSHD Mooring” system. During the dredging and reclamation works of Brisbane Airport Corporation, the company installed a Cavotec Moormaster […]

  • 5 June 2012

    The Shinnecock Inlet is set to be dredged, starting in September, with $5.1 million now secured for project costs. U.S. Rep. Tim Bishop said that the federal dollars were approved through the Army Corps Flood Control and Coastal Emergencies program and the town of Southampton will not have to shell out money for the project. […]

  • 13 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Iloilo City government will no longer allow the extension of the Iloilo River Esplanade project towards the mouth of the river, reports the Philippine News Agency (PNA). The announcement was made by Mayor Jose Espinosa III at the meeting of the Iloilo Batiano River Development Council (IBRDC), held at the city hall last Friday. […]

  • 8 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Walla Walla District invites public comments on an Emmett levee system repair project environmental assessment (EA). Comments are due by March 20. The Corps proposes to repair a section of the Emmett levee system on the Payette River near Emmett, Idaho. The Emmett levee system is located in rural […]

  • 9 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The City of Renton (WA) is working on a project that will dredge 1.25-mile stretch of the lower Cedar River this summer, reducing the risk of seasonal flooding in the area.  The city has selected the Coast and Harbor Engineering (CHE) team to assist with planning, permitting, developing plans and specifications for the Cedar River Maintenance Dredge […]

  • 26 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    DP World, the world’s fourth largest port operator, has won a 30-year concession with an option of a further 20-year extension for the management and development of a greenfield multi-purpose port project at Banana, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The Port of Banana will be the first deep-sea port in the country along its small […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 October 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is awarding $6.5 million in grants to state and local agencies, and non-profit organizations to restore water quality and wetlands throughout the San Francisco Bay watershed. Grants range from $75,000 to $1.5 million and will support ten projects that prevent pollution, restore streams and tidal marshes, and manage floodwaters in […]

  • 8 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    With reference to the press release of 30 January 2013, in which Boskalis announced its decision to make a mandatory public offer for Dockwise, Boskalis hereby announces the availability of the Offer Document in connection with the mandatory offer for all the issued and outstanding ordinary shares of Dockwise (the Shares) at a price of […]

  • 12 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    A draft supplemental environmental assessment to evaluate the impacts of stabilizing the Council Bend chute in Pottawattamie County, Iowa, is currently available for public review. This supplemental EA specifically evaluates activities required to maintain the ecological function of the chute without adversely impacting the Missouri River authorized purposes including flood risk management, said USACE in […]

  • 11 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Oman Creek boating access site, located on Lake Superior at Little Girls Point, will be closed through Thursday June 13, while an engineering firm conducts offshore soil borings, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) said in its latest release.  “This work is part of a site improvement project that is aimed at providing […]

  • 1 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Law Offices of Howard G. Smith announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois on behalf of a class comprising all purchasers of the securities of Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation between August 7, 2012 and March 14, 2013, inclusive. Great […]

  • 12 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Corps of Engineers is hosting a public meeting aboard the Motor Vessel (MV) Mississippi on Aug. 13 at 1 p.m. at the River’s Edge Plaza in Dubuque, Iowa. The public meeting is held as part of the Mississippi River Commission’s Low Water Inspection trip that runs Aug. 12-16. The MRC conducts the annual trip […]

  • 28 January 2013

    The New York District Army Corps of Engineers proposes to perform emergency maintenance dredging and beach nourishment for the Fire Island Inlet and Shore Westerly to Jones Inlet, New York Beach Erosion Control and Navigation project. The work consists of dredging of the Federal Navigation channel and deposition basin at Fire Island Inlet Federal Navigation […]

  • 13 June 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is proposing to stabilize and protect the banks along the banks of the Chippewa River Diversion approach channel. For the east bank, about 900 linear feet of the bank would be re-shaped and lined with rock. Excess material (likely soil, sand, gravel) will be stockpiled nearby […]

  • 28 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $550,303 to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to protect high quality coastal wetlands, to acquire land in a State Natural Area, and to control invasive species in coastal wetlands. Work will focus on the shoreline of Lake Michigan. “This grant will assist the efforts of local partners to […]

  • 31 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Pinellas County yesterday hosted a public information meeting about the upcoming Sand Key beach nourishment project. Representatives from the county and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers were on hand to answer questions about the project and the easements that will be required for portions of properties located along the coast where the nourishment activity […]

  • 20 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The new dredger Vladimir Panchenko, built under the federal program “Development of Russia’s Transport System in 2010-2020” for the Administration of Lena Basin, has been put into operation in Yakutia, reports press center of Federal Marine and River Transport Agency (Rosmorrechflot). The dredger of Project RDB66.42 with a capacity of 1,000 cbm/h, RRR class «X […]