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  • 25 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Serge Cormier, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of National Defense and Member of Parliament for Acadie – Bathurst, has announced a major investment of $17 million to increase capacity at the Port of Belledune, located in northeastern New Brunswick, Canada. According to an official announcement, the project includes filling in the water gap between Terminals 3 […]

  • 20 August 2009
    Project & Tenders

    Commerce Secretary Gary Locke announced in Norfolk, Va. today $40 million for critical hydrographic survey and chart projects across the United States that strengthen the economy, create jobs, and support safe and efficient marine commerce and trade… Source: NOAA

  • 9 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Natural Resources Wales’ £6.8 million scheme to protect over 400 properties in Fairbourne, Gwynedd from flooding reaches its final stage this week. A new area of saltmarsh is being created at Morfa Friog, in line with the planning condition for the flood scheme. This area will mitigate for the natural habitats that will be lost […]

  • 22 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After some years of preparation, the Delfzijl Marconi project in the Netherlands, is finally on. In this project, clean dredged sediment is being used to improve the local ecology and to create recreational benefits. The project is situated along the Ems-Dollard estuary and is one of the two remaining open estuaries in the Netherlands. It […]

  • 31 January 2013

    Short video of the Truxor machine using a clamshell attachment to place dredged sediment behind created margins. New banks have been created using a geo-textile and will be backfilled and dried ready for planting with native vegetation. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, January 31, 2013

  • 12 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Borough of Spotswood, New Jersey, is set to receive a $2.5 million grant, administered through the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), for the Devoe Lake restoration project. Commenting the latest announcement, Senator Linda R. Greenstein said: “This is a significant investment by the DEP in Devoe Lake. The Borough of Spotswood has sought funding for […]

  • 9 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency, the Box Moor Trust and the Chilterns Chalk Stream Project are working together to restore a 1km length of the River Bulbourne between the Grand Union Canal and Two Waters Road, Hemel Hempstead. According to the Chilterns, the scheme will restore the Bulbourne at Box Moor to a more natural chalk stream, create […]

  • 18 June 2012

    The Lerwick Port Authority is about to spend £45m on a new quay and site huts, reports Construction Enquirer. They are looking for a contractor that would build a £35m worth facility to handle the decommissioning of giant offshore modules, and a supplier of huts to hold workers worth up to £10m. In order to […]

  • 24 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    To dredge simply means to scoop up sediment, often underwater, and move it to another location. While this process is often associated with moving contaminated soils to a place where they can be safely capped, today, dredging is also increasingly about harnessing natural processes to create new landforms and ecological systems. New “dredge landscapes,” man-made […]

  • 8 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Research & Development, Technology

    By depositing a large amount of sand in a single operation, between March 2011 and November 2011, Rijkswaterstaat together with contractors and the provincial authority of Zuid-Holland created the hook-shaped peninsula, the Sand Motor. This innovative method for coastal protection is the first experiment of its kind in the world. During the project, trailing suction hopper […]

  • 31 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging activities in the Mississippi River near, Wabasha, Minnesota, are creating foam near the Crats Island unloading site. This naturally occurring foam, sometimes in the form of thin white lines or grey-brown floating clumps, is created by mixing of plant materials and the water during the dredging process. The foam can develop on windy and […]

  • 5 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Barnhill Construction crew is halfway through with the habitat restoration activities on Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge. Partners at the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) and the contractor are excavating sand behind the Oregon Inlet Terminal Groin in order to improve habitats for migratory birds. Sections within a 3-acre area will be dug out to […]

  • 22 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Marine extraction sites alter the morphology of the seabed and in doing so offer unique opportunities to create a new environment in these locations, stated the article “Utilizing the Full Potential of Dredging Works: Ecologically Enriched Extraction Sites”, published in the September issue of Terra et Aqua Journal. A new physical lay-out means deeper waters and […]

  • 17 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The $5.1 million worth Milford Pond dredging project is set to begin in early November. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will oversee the dredging of approximately 250,000 cubic yards of material from about 17 acres of Milford Pond, creating a depth of 12 feet. Currently the 120-acre pond is between two and six feet deep and […]

  • 6 December 2013

    Governor Rick Scott today toured the site of the start-up of PortMiami’s dredging project that is deepening the Port’s channel to minus 50/52 feet. The “Deep Dredge” project is expected to create an estimated 30,000 new jobs for Florida families and enable PortMiami to be the only U.S. Atlantic port south of Virginia that will […]

  • 12 March 2012

    Planning permission has been granted to create one of the UK’s largest areas of new wildlife habitat on the Steart Peninsula in Somerset. The Environment Agency and the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) have worked closely with the local community to develop plans for an innovative flood defence and habitat creation project. Over the next […]

  • 2 April 2020
    Business & Finance

     Virtual Surveyor has just released this amazing video, showing how to use drone surveying to support sand pit dredging operations. Sand pits are often wet and certainly dynamic environments. Frequent monitoring is a must, and drone surveying is the right tool for that job. Drone surveying provides a regular snapshot of the water extent […]

  • 20 March 2012

    U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has announced $9.98 million in grants to 15 small shipyards throughout the United States to pay for modernizations that will increase productivity and help the country’s small shipyards compete in the global marketplace. “In cities and towns across America, shipyards are creating jobs and keeping our nation’s economy growing,” said […]

  • 3 June 2014

    Coral Morphologic divers are collecting corals and transplanting them in an aquaculture lab to save them of destruction during the Panama Canal widening project. The Panama Canal expansion project is intended to double the capacity of the Panama Canal by 2015 by creating a new lane of traffic and allowing more and larger ships to […]

  • 1 April 2014

    The Baton Rouge Area Foundation will hire a firm to create a master plan for the LSU and City Park Lakes, a critical step to save them from reverting to swampland. The city-parish and LSU own the lakes, while BREC operates the Baton Rouge Beach recreational area on the bank. Together, they are supporting the […]

  • 26 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has just released a video about the ‎Buffalo confined disposal facility dike (‎CDF) #4 repair project. This repair scheme consists of moving the large stones at the dike crest and placing them down-slope to fill voids. Smaller stones are being placed at the crest and also fill voids […]

  • 16 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Senator Bill Cassidy has announced $24.8 million in grants from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana for three projects to create and nourish marsh habitat, build terraces and restore ridge habitat along Louisiana’s coast. Altogether, 1,309 acres of marsh will be created or nourished. “It […]

  • 14 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The West Virginia House of Delegates last week introduced legislation to establish a State Flood Protection Planning Council and Joint Legislative Committee on Flooding. “This council and committee would work to create a comprehensive and coordinated statewide flood protection planning program to save lives and reduce or mitigate flood damage,” the West Virginia Legislature’s release stated. […]

  • 12 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Caminada Headland Back Barrier Marsh Creation – Increment 2 (BA-193) project is moving into the next phase, officials announced on the CWPPRA website. The project entails dredging suitable marsh fill material from designated offshore borrow areas to create an eight mile long stretch of marsh. During the works, dredged material from the Gulf of […]

  • 22 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    A new scheme that will improve flood protection, boost wildlife habitats and create 160 hectares of new saltmarsh, was opened Thursday, 21st September, at Hesketh, in Lancashire. The £6 million scheme that will not only create the new saltmarsh habitat but strengthen sea defenses is a partnership project between the RSPB, Natural England and the Environment […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) announced that $20 million in funding for the Delaware River Main Channel Deepening Project has been included in the President’s fiscal year 2014 (FY14) budget. Inclusion in the Administration’s budget marks a major step forward for the dredging effort, and could be the catalyst for finally getting the project done. […]