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  • 28 February 2012

    As this week’s storm subsides, The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Seattle District officials estimate that Mud Mountain and Howard Hanson dams protected nearly one million people and about $2 billion in resources in the White and Green River valleys. This rainfall and flow rate lands in the Howard Hanson Dam’s top ten events in […]

  • 7 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The United States Navy has scheduled controlled detonations at a safe, secured, pre-designated location at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) Waipio Peninsula Annex to destroy military munitions recovered from past dredging activities in Pearl Harbor. Demolition work is planned for today and tomorrow, from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. “During the Navy’s screening of dredged […]

  • 18 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    A global study has assessed the potential risk from dredging to coastal fish and fisheries and identified guidelines that could protect 95 per cent of fishes from dredging‐induced mortality. Dredging operations worldwide are forecast to intensify in the future to meet the demands of an increasing rate of coastal development and shipping activities and up […]

  • 21 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    DEME – an international group specialized in dredging, land reclamation, dyke construction, flood defense work, port construction, etc – has just released this beautiful photo taken during the reclamation works for a new fishing port in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. The Port of Abidjan’s general management kicked off the project back in 2014. A consortium comprising of Sogea […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Wasa Dredging has completed the blasting and dredging of Pietarsaari Port. All of the company’s equipment was used in different phases during the project. The port was dredged to -12,8 m. The project consisted of about 60 000 m³ of underwater blasting, dredging of 200 000 m³ of blasted rock and 563 000 m³ hard soil/moraine. […]

  • 17 August 2010

    Five buoy-mounted automatic water quality monitors (AWQMs) have been installed by YSI Hydrodata engineers at the new Tyne Tunnel project to ensure that construction operations do not significantly affect river water quality. Unusually, the contractors have not taken ownership of the instrumentation, preferring instead to simply purchase the data and alarms. Background In 1967 a […]

  • 21 September 2010
    Business & Finance

    Each year the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) singles out a specific project or programme amongst its members as an example of excellence in safety. This year the IADC Board is happy to announce that the 2010 Safety Award has been presented to Royal Boskalis Westminster NV. As several serious accidents involving banks- and […]

  • 11 July 2010

    “Our biggest problem is with the dredging that is going on night and day,” Birzebbuga Environmental Action Group president Carmelo Cachia… [mappress] Source: independent, July 12, 2010;

  • 16 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Royal IHC has just released an amazing video shot during the sea trials of DEME’s 3.500m³ LNG-powered trailing suction dredger (TSHD) Minerva. The TSHD Minerva, launched on December 3rd 2016, at Royal IHC’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, is the first vessel of this kind in the world. The dual-fuel (diesel and LNG) dredger has a ‘Green Passport’ […]

  • 9 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Monroe County just completed an air curtain installation that blocks weeds from entering Big Pine Key’s Canal #287, one of the Keys’ 131 “poor”-rated canals. This marks the end of the construction phase of the County’s original $5-million investment in demonstration projects that implemented four different restoration methods – air curtain weed gate installation, organic […]

  • 3 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, together with the contractor Donjon Marine Co., recently completed the Flushing Bay and Creek Federal Navigation Channel Maintenance Dredging Project. The $10.1 million worth contract included removal of approximately 135,000 cubic yards of dredged material in order to return the channel to its authorized depth of 15 feet. The […]

  • 24 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    North Norfolk District Council (NNDC) has released this incredible video showing before, during and after the ‘Bacton to Walcott Coastal Management Sandcaping Scheme’. The project – executed by Van Oord and Royal Haskoning DHV, working as part of Team Van Oord – was officially handed over to client NNDC during the festive ceremony September 20, […]

  • 23 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just released this new article named ‘A Common Sense Approach for H2S Release During Dredging’. The release of H2S (Hydrogen Sulphide) is a known risk in the dredging industry. It is a highly toxic and flammable gas (flammable range: 4.3-46%). Being heavier than air, it tends to accumulate at the bottom […]

  • 2 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Bomb experts were called to the former Swan Hunter shipyard yesterday, after the possible munition was found during the River Tyne dredging project and brought to shore. Today, police carried out a controlled detonation of the munition at Longsands beach in Tynemouth, the News Post Leader informs. “A 200 meter cordon was put in place […]

  • 27 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    During Knoop Machinery’s open days on the 29th and 30th of April in Tynaarlo, Damen will be exhibiting a hydraulically-driven DOP200 pump mounted on an amphibious Waterking excavator. Also on display will be an electrically-driven E-DOP200 pump. Damen DOP pumps are celebrating 25 years of service in the dredging industry and their wide range of submersible […]

  • 16 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    A restoration project that involves dredging sediment from Spring Mill Lake at Spring Mill State Park is underway, but visitors can still use the lake for fishing and boating. The boat ramp will remain closed for eight weeks during the project, but watercraft that can be launched from shore will still have access. Dredging the […]

  • 5 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Located on the coast, in the northern part of the municipality of Al Daayen, is the site for the newest symbol of Qatari progress – Lusail City. Lusail City will include man-made islands and a host arena for the 2022 FIFA World Cup. As part of the construction, a local dredging project is taking place. […]

  • 9 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Senator Marco Rubio yesterday urged the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to take the necessary measures to ensure Florida’s coral reefs are accounted for during the upcoming Port Everglades project that will allow the port to accommodate larger ships. In a letter to Jacksonville District Commander, Colonel Jason A. Kirk, Rubio highlighted the important role […]

  • 4 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    There may soon be nothing left in Bimini to argue over according to attorney Fred Smith, QC, as a massive seafloor dredging operation was allowed to continue during a court postponement, with 38% of the work already complete thanks to a “dramatically increased” rate of excavation. Mr. Smith, who represents Bimini Blue Coalition (BBC), a […]

  • 10 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Western Australian Marine Science Institution (WAMSI) has just announced an article named ‘Can Environmental Windows be effective in managing effects of dredging?’.  An examination of whether dredging operations suspended during generic windows of environmental sensitivity could reduce the impacts on marine life has found the marine invertebrates, seagrasses and macroalgae too diverse to be covered […]

  • 2 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District will modify its operations beginning today as a result of the federal government shutdown for lack of fiscal 2014 funding legislation. “We have updated our operations to prepare for an orderly shutdown today, as outlined in the guidance received from the Office of Management and Budget,” said […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Progress is on schedule with the Miami Harbor deepening and widening project, including the successful construction of artificial reefs and relocation of about a thousand healthy corals. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, and its contractors are at the 35 percent completion mark, with more than one million cubic yards of material safely […]

  • 24 October 2012

    After the contractors dredging Yarmouth Harbour accidentally cut through cables, power supplies to a swing bridge have been cut, reports BBC. Peter Hayward, Isle of Wight Council manager for highways and transport, said: “The council is working closely with the harbour commission to make sure repairs are carried out as soon as possible.” This dredging […]

  • 20 June 2010

    Property developer Rakeen has had an ecological challenge on its hands to complete the majority of the infrastructure work for the man…   [mappress] Source: constructionweekonline, June 20, 2010;

  • 6 October 2011

    The Dutra Museum of Dredging will be open to visitors on Saturday as part of the town’s annual Bass Derby & Festival…   (contracostatimes) [mappress] Source: contracostatimes, October 6, 2011;

  • 9 March 2011

      Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Egypt: Transport and Logistics Sector 2010 – 2011” report to their offering. Water is still key to Egypt’s Economic health. During 2010 there was moderate growth in the sector and the start of new initiatives to increase internal trade using the river Nile. Medium and […]