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  • 24 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group, has just published its latest paper named “Ten Steps to Efficiency in Flood and Coastal Risk Management”. The paper outlines ten points that could enable commissioning authorities, government and the infrastructure industry to achieve efficiencies in delivering and maintaining flood defenses, without compromising on quality or safety. These range […]

  • 6 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Donjon Marine Co., Hillside, New Jersey, has won a $19.7 million modification (P00004) to contract W912DS-19-C-0013 for dredging of the Newark Bay main channel.  Work will be performed in Newark, New Jersey, with an estimated completion date of Sept. 27, 2020, according to the latest U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) release.  The dredged material, expected to […]

  • 12 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Both phases (North and South) of the £4 million Selly Park flood prevention scheme have been completed by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency. The works have significantly reduced the risk of flooding from Bourn Brook, a tributary of the River Rea, for hundreds of local homes and businesses. The works at […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    West Dorset District Council’s engineers have scooped one of the top awards at a recent ceremony hosted by the Institute of Civil Engineers (ICE) in Bristol. The pioneering Lyme Regis Environmental Improvements Phase IV scheme beat off 14 competitors to take home the ICE South West Major Project of the Year award at the ceremony […]

  • 30 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    VBA – a joint venture comprising VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business – is starting the next phase of works at Fairhaven Lake. According to VBA, the second phase of works at Fairhaven Lake will involve upgrading Stanner Bank car park, replacing the retaining wall and refurbishing the existing outfall drainage from Fairhaven Lake to the […]

  • 10 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The second phase of improvements to flood banks at Whittlesey Washes is nearly complete.  The Green Wheel cycle path between Stanground and Whittlesey was expected to remain diverted until the end of November, while a low, 249m-long concrete wall was built as part of a scheme to improve flood defenses. When the whole £26 million […]

  • 29 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    International Parking Institute (IPI) has awarded the underground parking garage Kustwerk Katwijk, the Netherlands, with a top award in the category for Architectural Achievement in the 2017 Awards of Excellence competition in New Orleans. The handout ceremony took place in New Orleans on 24 May. Every year since 1982, the IPI Awards of Excellence competition […]

  • 18 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Southsea Coastal Scheme, responsible for delivering new sea defenses along 4.5km of seafront from Old Portsmouth to Eastney, today released the latest update on their coastal project. “Two weeks in and we are making great progress in getting set up before construction, starting with moving resources into Clarence Pier Carpark which is serving as our […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV has yet again received high profile acknowledgement for its Littlehaven Promenade and Seawall, South Shields UK scheme by receiving a ‘commendation’ at the prestigious Concrete Society Awards 2014 held at The Grosvenor Hotel, Park Lane, London recently. This follows two other winning awards from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors’ (RICS) North East […]

  • 27 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Construction of the Newbury flood alleviation scheme has been finished, according to the Environment Agency report. The work was delayed by high groundwater levels and high flows in the River Kennet during the winter of 2012 to 2013.  Newbury has been vulnerable to river flooding. Its canal and river banks and water levels are as much […]

  • 27 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    A project to upgrade and improve the coastal defenses and promenade at Avon Beach reached completion last week after contractors and council engineers pulled out all the stops to ensure the site is fully open and operational for the start of the summer season, Christchurch Borough Council reports.  These works, undertaken by PT Contractors Ltd, involved raising […]

  • 26 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Norfolk Dredging Co., Chesapeake, Virginia, has won an $11.8 million firm-fixed-price contract for maintenance dredging of the inland waterway Delaware River to Chesapeake Bay. Work will be performed in Maryland with an estimated completion date of Feb. 10, 2015. According to the defense.gov, this was a competitive acquisition, and three offers were received. The U.S. […]

  • 1 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Norfolk Dredging Company has won a $18.8 million contract for a dredging requirement for Baltimore harbor and channels. Maintenance dredging will take place in various channel sections in the Chesapeake Bay, Maryland. Fiscal 2014 operations and maintenance (Army) funds in the amount of $18.8 million were obligated at the time of the award. The estimated […]

  • 3 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Works on a flood defense scheme in the Staffordshire town of Rugeley are progressing well and on schedule to be complete before the end on 2017, Team Van Oord reports. The scheme, being carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency, will help reduce flood risk to more than 114 residential […]

  • 17 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (July 11-17, 2016).   Boskalis Announces Job Cuts and Fleet Reduction Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has completed its fleet rationalization study announced earlier this year.   The Netherlands to Implement New Flood Defense Standard Dutch parliament has agreed on an […]

  • 7 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The environment secretary Liz Truss has praised the new £6 million flood defenses on Portsea Island’s northern shore following a recent visit to the site. This is the second time in a matter of a few weeks that Ms Truss has visited and praised a scheme delivered by Team Van Oord working on behalf of […]

  • 18 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Civil engineering contractor Jackson has just announced the start of flood control structure preparation at Perry Barr & Witton. The company has diverted the River Tame through a temporary river channel in preparation for the new flood control structure. The team diverted the flow through a temporary excavated south channel by installing a GeoDam at […]

  • 19 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) has won a $7.4 million firm-fixed-price contract with options for the Southwest Pass maintenance dredging work. According to the U.S. Department of Defense, this work will be performed on the Mississippi River SWP Area and possibly in other areas of the New Orleans District with an estimated completion […]

  • 21 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Delta Marine Consultants has signed a license agreement for the use of 12,500 m3 of Xblocs for the construction of the new marina in Cadzand in the Netherlands. The marina of Cadzand is part of  the upgrading of the coastal defenses at Cadzand (‘Zwakke schakels’). The project comprises of 2 breakwaters built with 4m3 and […]

  • 29 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Phillips Hardy from Boonville, Missouri, has won an $11.4 million firm-fixed-price contract for the majority of the Cora Island project, announced defense.gov. This development program will include dredging, land-based earthwork operations, rock placement and modifications to dike structures. Work will be performed in St. Charles, Missouri, with an estimated completion date of December 31, 2016. Bids […]

  • 11 April 2011

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, is currently preparing for the possibility of a government shutdown by identifying staff whose work responsibilities are designated as ‘excepted’ or ‘non-excepted’, as outlined in the Department of Defense Contingency Guidance document. According to Deputy Secretary of Defense William J. Lynn III, civilian personnel deemed to […]

  • 6 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A delivery plan to make Wales more resilient to coastal flooding has been officially launched by Natural Resources Wales (NRW). Since the devastating storms that hit communities along the coast of Wales 12 months ago the priority has been to repair and restore defenses damaged in the storms. The delivery plan issued yesterday outlines how the 47 […]

  • 27 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency recently released a video about the £92.3 million Boston Barrier project being developed in Boston on the east coast of Lincolnshire and how residents have been involved in the tidal flood defense scheme to date. The Boston Barrier project comes as a partnership between the Environment Agency, Lincolnshire County Council, Boston Borough Council […]

  • 15 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The final phase of the £8m ‘Cromer Coast Protection’ scheme has officially started and will last until March 2016. The scheme has been designed not only to maintain the existing level of defense, but also to withstand many years of predicted sea level rise. This final stage will include work at the west end, the parapet walls […]

  • 15 November 2012

    The Port of Port Arthur Navigation District of Jefferson County has filed a lawsuit against Weeks Marine Inc. for property damage the company allegedly caused to its facility during the dredging project, reports panews.com. According to the lawsuit, Weeks Marine was the owner of the dredger which has damaged several wooden cluster piles at the […]

  • 25 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Weeks Marine, Inc., has won a $7.5 million firm-fixed-price contract, with options, to furnish one fully crewed and equipped cutterhead dredge, with a dredge discharge size of 30 inches inside diameter, complete in all respects, including all attendant plant and crew. This is part of maintenance dredging of the Southwest Pass, with the work to […]