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  • 16 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The pilot section of the Houtrib Dike will be handed over to Rijkswaterstaat in the spring of 2018, according to the EcoShape. This pilot project, part of the Dutch Flood Protection Program, created a sandy foreshore consisting of a large quantity of sand that is deposited in front of a dike. This body of sand attenuates the waves […]

  • 2 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has signed an agreement with the State of Florida to accept an additional $50 million of state funds to help with rehabilitation of the Herbert Hoover Dike surrounding Lake Okeechobee. The agreement, known as a Contributed Funds Memorandum of Agreement, was signed yesterday by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Broad green dikes are cheaper to build and often provide more protection than traditional dikes with stone or asphalt revetments. Generally, they are also a more harmonious match with the surroundings. This alternative should therefore be considered more often during dike upgrades. This is the conclusion of a study by Deltares and Alterra Wageningen University […]

  • 30 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The book Dutch Dikes, offering a complete overview of the Netherlands’ most important invention: the dike, was officially published, on January 26th 2015, in Amsterdam. What once began with mounds and culverts is now a network of more than 22,500 km of dikes, dams and dike relics. Dikes are the framework of the Dutch landscape and […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    International Association of Dredging Companies IADC, in its latest edition of Terra et Aqua, has posted an article about the Geotextile Tubes as a replacement for rockfill for the Polder Dike in Saemangenum, South Korea. The 33.9-km-long Saemangeum Sea Dike links Gunsan in the north to Buan in the south. As of now it is […]

  • 21 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Dutch Directorate General for Public Works and Water Management (Rijkswaterstaat) is about to award contract for the reinforcement of the Houtrib dike to Van Oord and its partner Boskalis. The contract carries a value of EUR 90 million with the equal share of EUR 45 million going to the two contractors. According to Van […]

  • 26 February 2014

    Seven experiments are currently in progress for the ‘Dikes on Peat’ study at the Deltares GeoCentrifuge. The results will have a major impact on the amended calculation method that will ultimately emerge. Towards a new calculation method ‘Dikes on Peat’ is an innovative research project that Deltares is carrying out on behalf of and in […]

  • 24 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has awarded a contract to replace a water control structure within Herbert Hoover Dike (HHD) as part of the ongoing rehabilitation project for the earthen structure surrounding Lake Okeechobee. USACE awarded the contract on Friday (August 19) for $16.8 million to Harry Pepper & Associates of Jacksonville, Fla. […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The pilot dike construction at the Körkwitzer Bach near Ribnitz-Damgarten, approximately 40 km north-east of Rostock, has been completed. The 500 m section of the degenerated flood protection structure was reconstructed using a cover of ripened fine-grained and moderately organic dredged material. The reconstructed dike section protects a polder area which partly lies beneath the […]

  • 28 January 2013

    For the next phase in the Flood Risk in the Netherlands (VNK2) project, Iv-Infra is responsible for analyzing the flood risks of the primary flood defenses of dike ring area 13 in Noord-Holland, the Netherlands. For this project, Iv-Infra forms part of the engineering consortium ALBICOM. The VNK2 project is commissioned by the Ministry of […]

  • 22 July 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    Boskalis has won two major dike reinforcement contracts in the Netherlands, namely the IJsseldijk Zwolle-Olst project and the Krachtige IJsseldijken Krimpenerwaard. The projects are part of the national Flood Protection Program in which the government and regional Water Boards work together to protect the Netherlands against flooding. Based on current estimates, the combined contract value […]

  • 11 September 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    On 26 and 27 August, two test dikes at the IJkdijk location Bad Nieuweschans in Groningen, the Netherlands collapsed entirely according to plan. Both dikes collapsed because of microstability, where water forces its way into the body of the dike. The dike then softens and shifts at the dike toe (at the bottom). Commissioned by […]

  • 13 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Prins Hendrik dike in Texel, which is over three kilometers long, is strengthened with sand on the sea side, adding some 200 hectares to the island. As from 2018, Jan De Nul N.V. will build a dynamic, unique nature reserve with dunes, salt marsh and beach in front of the current dike. The project […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    TenCate Geotube® technology was used for the construction of a dike as part of a vast infrastructure project in South Korea. The use of this technology in one of the largest land reclamation projects in history produced a number of both economic and environmental advantages: a cost saving of almost five million euros, a saving […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Taking comments on a proposed project that would extend rehabilitation on the Herbert Hoover Dike surrounding Lake Okeechobee by approximately six miles in Palm Beach County is about to start in March, announced the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District. The Corps will issue a draft environmental assessment on the proposed project by the middle of March, […]

  • 19 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord and GMB are about to use innovative dike pins for the first time on a dike improvement project between Hagestein and Opheusden, the Netherlands. The great advantage of this dike reinforcement technique is that it can be used in places where working space is limited. The client, Rivierenland Water Board, is embracing this new […]

  • 28 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dike design needs to focus more on the subsoil structure and variations over the entire length of a dike. The soil structure determines the risk of piping and varies more than is assumed in the present standards. This may represent a risk for the dike, but it can also be used to make local dike […]

  • 31 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced a plan for the Dredge Material Containment Area (DMCA) 14B development project, Savannah Harbor, Jasper County. This project includes the raising of the existing perimeter containment dike of the Dredge Material Containment Area (DMCA) 14B. The perimeter dike spans a length of 25,000 feet. The crest of the […]

  • 12 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A preliminary analysis of the results has shown that the sensor systems predict the dike breaches well in advance. The dikes collapsed at the IJkdijk test location in Bad Nieuweschans, the Netherlands, on Saturday, 8 September. The exact failure mechanism still has to be determined. The first two dikes collapsed on 26 and 27 August. […]

  • 1 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has finalized a key report that authorizes additional rehabilitation work on the Herbert Hoover Dike that surrounds Lake Okeechobee in south Florida. The Corps’ Jacksonville District received notification Tuesday (August 30) that the dam safety modification report for the dike has been approved, marking the culmination of a four-year […]

  • 28 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District has awarded its second contract in the last two weeks to replace water control structures within Herbert Hoover Dike (HHD), the earthen dam surrounding Lake Okeechobee in south Florida. The Corps awarded the contract on Thursday (September 24) for $16.1 million to Kiewit Infrastructure South Co. of […]

  • 5 November 2012

    A pilot study to test Dutch surveillance sensors in a Yellow River dike in China went so well that the Chinese Government has decided to install the system on further stretches of dike along that river. The Yellow River Conservancy Commission (YRCC), which is responsible for the river, requested the study. Deltares, asked by AGT […]

  • 28 March 2013

    For the first time, investigations have shown that full service dike monitoring systems work in practice. This is shown by the final report on the third IJkdijk experiment: the All-in-One Sensor Validation test. The experiment took place in August and September of last year, focusing on the performance and predictability of sensors linked to analysis […]

  • 6 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, is taking comments for the next 30 days on an environmental report related to the rehabilitation of Herbert Hoover Dike surrounding Lake Okeechobee. The comment period for the final environmental impact statement on the Herbert Hoover Dike Dam Safety Modification Study opened, June 3, and will remain […]

  • 24 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, will hold the Herbert Hoover Dike (HHD) Industry Day on March 28 in Palm Beach Gardens. A short presentation on the Herbert Hoover Dike Project and information on upcoming projects and technical requirements will be given. “Opportunities for prime contractors and potential sub-contractors to discuss capabilities and […]

  • 22 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, is about to release a draft copy of a rehabilitation report on Herbert Hoover Dike surrounding Lake Okeechobee for public review and comment. USACE plans to issue a draft summary of a dam safety modification report and an associated draft environmental impact statement to the public on Thursday, December […]