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  • 17 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    A $19.5 million Galveston beach nourishment project that will replenish and expand seawall beaches from 12th to 61st streets is finally underway, reported the Park Board of Trustees. This beach fill project, conducted by Weeks Marine Inc., is being funded through the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the Texas General Land Office, and the City of Galveston. […]

  • 16 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency is about to hold a public drop-in session ahead of the construction of Dawlish beach management scheme. The session will take place on Thursday, 26 January, 3pm to 8pm, at Mount Pleasant Inn, Dawlish Warren. It will give residents the chance to find out about the £14 million Dawlish beach scheme which […]

  • 16 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Residents in Clacton and Holland are being urged to attend an exhibition on a new £5 million scheme to stabilize cliffs along their coastline, Tendring District Council informs. The event will take place today at the Kings Cliff Hotel in Holland and officers will be on hand to answer questions as well as explain what is […]

  • 13 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Beginning Monday, January 16, 2017 the Hilton Head Island’s subcontractor, Eastman Aggregates, will begin tilling those portions of the Island’s beach which were recently renourished. The tilling is a requirement of the beach renourishment project permits and is done to ensure suitable nesting habitat for sea turtles. The portions of the beach affected by this […]

  • 13 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Virginia has just announced that they had an exceptional 2016, filled with lots of activities and great accomplishments. The port set a new annual record for container cargo volume having handled more than 2.65 million twenty-foot equivalent units, or TEUs, a 4.2 percent increase over last year’s total, they said in its […]

  • 12 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, recently completed repairs to sections of breakwaters in Cleveland Harbor, Lorain Harbor, Fairport Harbor and Port Clinton – each along Lake Erie’s southern shore. In addition to the structural damages Superstorm Sandy inflicted, a number of shipping channels were burdened with extra sediment from storm wave action […]

  • 11 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dragflow, an Italian manufacturer of heavy duty pumps and complete dredging equipment, recently received four orders for custom-made dredgers. Under the first contract, five dredgers, model DRH300E23, will be delivered for sand and gravel extraction in Middle East. The dredgers are equipped with a Dragflow hydraulic pump model HY300 and a CAT C13 engine. They […]

  • 11 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced the availability of approximately $1 billion in credit assistance for water infrastructure projects under the new Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program. EPA’s WIFIA program will provide long-term, low-cost credit assistance in the form of direct loans and loan guarantees to creditworthy water projects. According […]

  • 10 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    As 2016 turns into 2017, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District continues the task of rehabilitating the Herbert Hoover Dike in south Florida. The highlight of 2016 was approval of a dam safety modification report in August. Approval of the report provided Jacksonville District with a definitive path for completion of the rehabilitation […]

  • 6 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Bahrain LNG has just announced that GS Engineering & Construction and SixConstruct will begin the offshore construction works for the Bahrain LNG import terminal this month. Construction operations will last up to February 2019, and will include a significant amount of dredging works, construction of the breakwater and ground piling works for the LNG jetty […]

  • 5 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Canadian Environmental Agency has begun a federal environmental assessment of the proposed Port of Quebec Deep-Water Multipurpose Wharf Project – Beauport 2020. The agency is inviting public comments until February 10, 2017 on the potential environmental effects of the project and any proposed measures to prevent or mitigate those effects, as described in a […]

  • 4 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has announced that the work on the Miami Beach sand renourishment scheme will resume after the holidays. The $11.9 million project is part of the Miami-Dade County Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project. The USACE, Miami-Dade County and the City of Miami Beach will host an […]

  • 2 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular videos from the past year.   VIDEO: Keeping Hamburg Port Dredged and Maintained Hamburg Port Authority has released this amazing dredging video named “Keep the Port on Depth” – XXL dredging ship in use.   VIDEO: Testing Holland Dredge Design’s New CSD Holland Dredge Design BV […]

  • 30 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    A new $2 million Queensland Government program will aim to reduce the amount of sediment washing off building and construction sites and flowing into the Great Barrier Reef and Moreton Bay. Environment Minister Dr Steven Miles said that the Palaszczuk Government has provided funding to deliver a four-year urban development erosion and sediment control program […]

  • 28 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has just announced the selection of Lasse Petterson as CEO and his appointment to the company’s board. Chairman of the Board Michael J. Walsh said: “After a thorough and comprehensive search process, I am confident that the Board identified the right candidate to […]

  • 23 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Team Van Oord has just released an interesting overview of the business year 2016. Explaining the year as “a busy, productive and exciting one“, the company rounded up 2016 with some of the key highlights and achievements, putting them all in one story named “2016 – a year in pictures and words“. January January saw Team […]

  • 23 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has released an independent report on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) review of the cleanup of PCB contamination in the Hudson River. Using EPA’s guidance, DEC found out that the cleanup is not protective of the public or the environment. In an effort to improve the […]

  • 22 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Cowes Harbor Commission (CHC), Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) and the developer of the HCA’s Victoria Quay marina in East Cowes, are working their way to reach the ‘Harbor Infrastructure Funding Agreement’ (HIFA). According to CHC, Negotiations continue towards finalizing the agreement between the parties which will enable delivery of Phases 2 and 3 of the […]

  • 21 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Community groups and East Devon District Council have met for the first time to discuss the brief for a Beach Management Plan (BMP) for Seaton. “Seaton’s beach is an integral part of the town’s defenses from flooding and coastal erosion. It diffuses wave energy and protects the seawall from damage, as well as reducing wave […]

  • 21 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    IGY Marinas has announced that the dredging project at Yacht Club at Isle de Sol is now complete. The investment in St. Maarten allows the marina to offer its services and facility to a wider class of superyachts with drafts of up to 17.5 feet, the company said in the announcement. “IGY Marinas is excited […]

  • 16 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) recently finished the 2016 dredging season, having removed more than 1 million cubic yards of dredge material from state park lakes and other state properties. The 1 million cubic yards of sediment is the most that has ever been removed in the history of the state’s dredging program. […]

  • 15 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Federal flood control projects and navigation improvements in Mississippi will be funded by the State, according to U.S. Senator Thad Cochran. Senator Cochran yesterday reported that more than $400 million in disaster relief has been approved by Congress to address flood damage that occurred in the Lower Mississippi River Valley in the winter and spring of […]

  • 15 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Congressman Dan Donovan, NY Mayor Bill de Blasio and Staten Island elected representatives have announced that the planned line of protection for Staten Island’s east shore cleared a major hurdle on the path toward construction.  In October, the lawmakers urged the Assistant Secretary of the Army to swiftly approve the […]

  • 15 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    At the final council meeting for the year, held yesterday, Environment Southland Councillors agreed to make a submission in support of a proposal that would create a Marine Protected Area for the Haldane Estuary in the Catlins. The Government has committed to conserving at least 10% of New Zealand’s coastal and marine area by 2020 […]

  • 13 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Big Fishweir Creek project is moving forward after the City of Jacksonville recently approved funding for the Corps to execute a project partnership agreement and initiate the design and implementation phase of the project. The Corps will receive approximately $1 million, making way for the project to move towards eventual construction. “This is a […]

  • 12 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Work has been ongoing since December 1 along the Narrow River as part of the salt marsh restoration and elevation pilot scheme, State of Rhode Island official website said in its latest project update. The contractor, Patriot Marine, has been dredging down near Sedge Island. The crew is approximately one-third of the way dredging one of […]