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  • 29 October 2012

    The Ca Mau province has revealed it intended to allocate VND100 billion ($5m) to clear 12 seaports and estuaries as part of its development plan during 2012-15. This project includes dredging of massive amounts of soil, deepening the seaport and fulfilling the demands of high-capacity ships and vessels from 90hp and up. The province plans […]

  • 1 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The New York City Department of Design and Construction (DDC) has selected CH2M as part of a team to deliver preliminary and final design services for the East Side Coastal Resiliency (ESCR) project in the borough of Manhattan. A mitigation outcome of Hurricane Sandy, ESCR is an integrated coastal protection system that will reduce the […]

  • 30 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a leading heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector, announced Mike Pearson, Orion Marine Group’s President and Chief Executive Officer will be presenting at the 2012 D.A. Davidson & Co. 11th Annual Engineering & Construction Conference on Tuesday, September 11, 2012. The presentation is scheduled to begin at 6:15 p.m. […]

  • 13 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Emergency dredging work on the Ettalong Channel, set to remove about 5000 cubic meters of sand from the waterway, is officially underway at the southern end of Lobster Beach. “Further to my announcement on Friday, the emergency dredging being funded by the NSW State Government has commenced as scheduled today,” said Terrigal state Liberal MP Adam Crouch […]

  • 12 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) wrote a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency’s Regional Administrator and Great Lakes National Program Manager, Dr. Susan Hedman, to express concern about possible delays to the next phase of the Buffalo River Restoration as a result of budget sequestration and uncertainty about FY 2013 appropriation amounts. “The benefits of restoring […]

  • 14 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Joe Donnelly, along with a bipartisan group of senators, sent a letter to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt expressing concern about reports that the Trump Administration’s 2018 budget request will include a 97 percent cut to the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. The senators wrote, in part: “As members of the Senate Great […]

  • 19 January 2012

    The Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund Fairness Coalition applauds Congressman Charles Boustany (R-LA) and Congressman Joe Courtney (D-CT) for their outstanding efforts in surpassing 150 co-sponsors for H.R. 104, the RAMP Act. The RAMP Act, introduced by Congressman Charles Boustany (R-LA) and Congressman Joe Courtney (D-CT), and supported by a broad bi-partisan group of Congressional interests, […]

  • 20 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New York District is now in the process of increasing resiliency at the Coastal Storm Risk Reduction Project along the shore of Long Beach, NY.  The project is crucial in strengthening the beach’s resiliency and makes it more sustainable and reduces risks associated with severe storms, said USACE. The […]

  • 1 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The President’s FY17 Budget for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Civil Works was released earlier this year. According to this document, the USACE, Galveston District, will receive new feasibility funding for the Houston Ship Channel and Coastal Texas studies, continued funding for the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, Brazos River Flood Gates and Colorado River Locks […]

  • 29 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has proposed guidance document that emphasizes natural and nature-based solutions to better protect New Yorkers and the state’s coastline and help guide communities to produce living shorelines in NY marine district. “Improving coastal resiliency and reducing risk to communities is a priority of Governor Andrew Cuomo, and […]

  • 25 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    No pile driving activities are scheduled for the New NY Bridge project on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 28, but work on the new span continues. The creation of the first of four new permanent noise barriers continues in Rockland County and sections of the existing noise wall along northbound I-87/I-287 in the area south of […]

  • 17 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the beginning of formal construction of the New NY Bridge to replace the Tappan Zee with installation of the first permanent piles that will comprise the foundation of the new bridge. The bridge is scheduled to be completed in just under five years from the start of formal construction making […]

  • 16 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CT Systems has recently announced installation of a complete Viking Dredge system on a cutter suction dredger owned and operated by J.P. Schilder BV. The system consists of a Hemisphere all-in-one DGPS compass, stainless steel inclinometer, pressure sensor and an industrial fanless PC. Using the installed stainless steel pressure sensor in combination with the actual […]

  • 1 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The highly successful book “Environmental Aspects of Dredging” jointly produced by CEDA and IADC was published five years ago. Since that time a lot of knew knowledge has emerged and the Boards of CEDA and IADC have decided to summarise that new knowledge in a concise manner and make it available in a new book. […]

  • 4 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Unity Island project team last Thursday hosted a ribbon cutting and Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) signing ceremony on Unity Island, Buffalo, NY, marking the completion of the ecosystem restoration work performed at the Island’s North Pond. The PPA signing celebrates the onset of a second project to place dredged sediment into the pond for additional […]

  • 29 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart has just released the following statement after the passage of H.R. 5303, the Water Resources Development Act of 2016 (WRDA). “As Co-Chair of the Everglades Caucus, I worked with my colleagues to ensure inclusion of the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP), keeping critical Everglades restoration and preservation projects on track,” he said. […]

  • 24 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    China Growth Equity Investment Ltd., a special purpose acquisition company, announced yesterday that its general meeting of shareholders will be held on Thursday, February 21, 2013, at 11 am local time, at the law offices of Reed Smith LLP, 599 Lexington Avenue, 22nd Floor, New York, NY 10022. Shareholders of record at the close of […]

  • 5 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The New York State Thruway Authority and Tappan Zee Constructors, LLC (TZC) have announced that test boring operations in the Hudson River have been completed. The borings in the river are part of the pre-construction geotechnical work that began in late March. Crews will, however, continue test borings on land in both Rockland and Westchester […]

  • 22 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    East Devon District Council’s project team for the Sidmouth and East Beach Management Plan (BMP) has sent the draft management plan and options appraisal to the BMP steering group (SG). This is to allow the different SG members time to comment over the next month before the BMP is completed by early November. The options appraisal […]

  • 7 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Dredging of two of Coonabarabran’s main water sources has recently been completed, informs the Warrumbungle Shire Council, NSW. “The ‘Poundyard Weir’ in Namoi Street and Timor Dam, Coonabarabran were both dredged by a contractor throughout June,” said Warrumbungle Shire Council Mayor, Councillor Denis Todd. “These sites are main water sources for the township of Coonabarabran […]

  • 21 February 2019
    Business & Finance

     Jeremy Miller, USACE Savannah District Project Engineer for McCoy’s Cut Diversion Structure, recently provided the latest update on the diversion project. The program, which is 30 percent complete, is part of the environmental mitigation for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project which will ultimately deepen the harbor an additional 5 feet. According to USACE, this […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredge Yard, a company dedicated to the market of dredge equipment and dredging technology, has received ISO 9001 certification, the internationally recognized standard for the quality management of businesses worldwide. Dredge Yard’s Finance Officer, Syed Aalishan, said: “By implementing ISO 9001 Quality Management System in Dredge Yard we didn’t only aim for International Quality Recognition, […]

  • 25 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    From its humble beginning of container operations since the early 1970s, Port Klang recently celebrated the handling of the 100 million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) at Northport (M) Bhd. “We also began this year with a milestone achievement of surpassing the 10 millionth TEU mark. Northport handled 1.74 million TEUs or 47% of Port Klang’s […]

  • 19 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    For the second year in a row, the U.S. House Energy & Water Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-NJ), has approved a $1 billion draw from the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund. The money is for maintaining America’s deep-draft navigation channels and harbors and is as part of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ fiscal […]

  • 14 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Aging infrastructure for marine ports, inland waterways, and airports threatens more than 1 million U.S. jobs according to a new Failure to Act report from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). Between now and 2020, investment needs in the nation’s marine ports and inland waterways sector total $30 billion, while planned expenditures are about […]

  • 3 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District will conduct strategic navigation dredging of the Black Rock Channel, starting in mid November and continuing through January 2015. The $2.2 million contract, funded by the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI), has been awarded to Luedtke Engineering Co., Frankfort, Mich., and will target 250,000 cubic yards […]