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  • 8 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Denmark and Hvidovre Municipality yesterday revealed a plan to extend the City of Copenhagen by creating nine islands off its southern coast. According to Interior Minister, Simon Emil Ammitzbøll-Bille, these new islands are designed to bolster the capital’s attractiveness in the eyes of international businesses and could result in the creation of some […]

  • 8 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Maine Congresswoman Chellie Pingree announced last week that Winslow and Rockland will receive $650,000 in federal infrastructure investments from the Northern Border Regional Commission (NBRC), a program she has advocated for in Congress.  “The investments being made today will directly support and create jobs for our state by making economic growth possible. In Rockland, an […]

  • 24 August 2012

    The dredging project that will create a deep channel in Darwin Harbour is expected to commence in the next few days. Barry Carbon, the chair of the Icthys Project Expert Dredging Panel, said: “The Japanese gas giant Inpex is bringing in the largest dredge ship ever seen in Australia to the Northern Territory.” According to […]

  • 4 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal expansion project will double the capacity of the Panama Canal by 2015 by creating a new lane of traffic and allowing more and larger ships to transit. The project is expected to create demand for ports to handle post-Panamax ships. The program also entails the widening and deepening of existing navigational channels […]

  • 9 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Construction work on the main part of the £2.5 million Monkton Flood Alleviation Scheme in South Tyneside has started this week, reports the Environment Agency. According to EA, contractor Balfour Beatty is carrying out flood protection work across Monkton and Hebburn with work expected to be complete by the end of the year. The main […]

  • 15 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Eight years have passed since the beginning of works on the Panama Canal Expansion Program, the largest infrastructure project since the waterway’s original construction. The Expansion Program – which will create a new lane of traffic along the canal through the construction of a new set of locks, increasing the waterway’s capacity – is nearing its completion and is […]

  • 3 September 2013

    Following a competitive tendering process Comhairle nan Eilean Siar announces that local firm Macinnes Brothers has been awarded the £1.5 million contract to construct a new harbour at Ardveenish, Isle of Barra. This will create a sheltered, fit-for-purpose harbour at Ardveenish, a positive development to existing facilities and which complements recent private investment in the […]

  • 8 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) and its federal partner, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), have awarded the construction contract for the Northwest Turtle Bay Marsh Creation Project in Jefferson Parish. This $12.5 million project will create and nourish 791 acres of marsh in the Barataria Basin and will be built by […]

  • 27 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Half of the River Aire at Crown Point Weir has been blocked off this week to allow the installation of a movable weir as part of Phase 1 of Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme. The Environment Agency has worked with Leeds City Council and other partners to develop Phase 1 which comprises a combination of flood […]

  • 6 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Canal and River Trust is currently giving a major boost to rare aquatic flora and fauna on the Montgomery Canal, one of Britain’s most picturesque canals, with their £320,000 dredging and vegetation management program. During March and April, over 1¼ miles of un-navigable waterway has benefited from a major excavation of the overgrown channel, […]

  • 4 June 2012

    The Philippine Star reports that President Aquino said that he would study a proposal from Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) secretary Rogelio Singson to create a body to manage all natural water resources in the Philippines. “I have always believed that my job as Chief Executive requires the efficient allocation of resources. After […]

  • 9 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society has welcomed news that the Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt is now seeking further information about how the Adani Carmichael coal mine would impact two endangered species. Imogen Zethoven, the Great Barrier Reef campaign director for AMCS, said that expanding coalmines in Australia would further threaten the Reef. “To go […]

  • 25 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has emerged as best bidder in a tender to construct an artificial island in the IJmeer lake adjacent to the existing IJburg islands. Based on the current plans the contract is valued at around EUR 85 million. According to the company, the project involves the construction of an artificial island […]

  • 8 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Queensland Government has today revealed a long term port development strategy that will see dredge material produced at Abbot Point beneficially re-used on land. Premier Campbell Newman said the Queensland Government had been working on the Abbot Point Beneficial Reuse Strategy since coming to office in 2012 and will now ask the Federal Government […]

  • 4 June 2014
    Research & Development

    Bechtel announced the results of the Research on the Passing Effects on Ships (ROPES) project, a groundbreaking joint-industry study to improve the safety of shipping ports. The results, unveiled at the PIANC World Congress in San Francisco, confirmed that in restricted waters, the wash from passing ships can exert large forces on moored vessels, mooring […]

  • 2 July 2020
    Business development

    Whanganui Mayor Hamish McDouall said that a $26.75 million funding announcement from the Provincial Growth Fund for Whanganui’s port revitalisation is welcome news for the district. The announcement, delivered by Regional Economic Development Minister, the Hon Shane Jones, at the port today, will see allocations from the Government’s Provincial Growth Fund invested in the port […]

  • 3 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis has received a Letter of Award from the Housing & Development Board of Singapore for the development of a polder at the north western tip of Pulau Tekong. The contract value for the joint venture with Penta Ocean Construction Company is approximately EUR800 million of which Boskalis’ share is approximately EUR400 million. Boskalis and […]

  • 1 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, awarded a $7,341,384 contract to John Keno & Company Inc., a certified Small Business Concern, on Sept. 27, 2013, for the Rosewood Beach GLFER project in Highland Park, Ill. Construction is set to begin late fall and end in 2018. The Corps’ is partnering with the Park […]

  • 26 May 2020

    CWPPRA officials have announced new information about the North Delacroix Marsh Creation and Terracing project in Breton Basin, St. Bernard Parish, LA. The goal of this project is to create and nourish approximately 389 acres of marsh and construct approximately 8,548 linear feet of terraces utilizing a layout to help protect the community of Delacroix. […]

  • 23 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Hall Contracting Pty Ltd has been engaged to undertake dredging and land reclamation works at Gladstone Harbor as part of the Clinton Vessel Interaction Project. “Our team will use backhoe dredge Woomera to widen the channel, creating safer conditions for vessels,” the company said in their latest release. The $80 million Clinton Vessel Interaction Project […]

  • 2 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Anglian Water announces £500k investment for new Norfolk wetland water treatment facility.  A brand new wetland is to be created in Norfolk, funded by Anglian Water and created in partnership with Norfolk Rivers Trust and the Environment Agency. The new one-hectare site will act as an innovative, natural treatment plant for over a million liters […]

  • 6 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The creation of a shallow wetland for wildfowl is the purpose behind the application by the Port of Gothenburg that is due to be submitted shortly to the Land and Environment Court. The wetland is a way of reinstating an area that has been used to deposit dredging spoils for almost 40 years. Ever since […]

  • 7 June 2013

    U.S. Representatives Candice Miller (MI-10), Bill Huizenga (MI-02) and Dan Benishek (MI-01) introduced the Great Lakes Navigation System Sustainability Act to modernize the current Great Lakes Navigation System (GLNS). This legislation would establish a single, comprehensive Great Lakes Navigation System for budgeting purposes. It would take all the individually authorized commercial and recreational navigation projects […]

  • 20 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port and City of Bellingham are redeveloping 237 acres on Bellingham’s central waterfront that was formerly a pulp and tissue manufacturing facility. A Master Plan has been approved to create a vibrant, mixed-use neighborhood with new parks and trails and thousands of new jobs. As an important part of this development scheme, the Port […]

  • 24 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Huron-Clinton Metroparks will soon start work on a new collaborative restoration project at Lake Erie Metropark to improve shoreline and coastal wetland in the park. The project is possible thanks to a $1.5 million grant from The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) through the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. “With that, the Metroparks’ Natural […]

  • 8 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DRAGFLOW, a world player in solid pumping solutions, has introduced its unique Hi-chrome tool, the Agitator. The tool allows lifting of settled sediment which could without the Agitator pose a risk of being sucked into the pump, jeopardizing the machine’s overall performance. DRAGFLOW’s Agitator works by creating a continuous flow of concentrated slurry (up to […]