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  • 14 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    A decision-making committee, appointed by the New Zealand Government’s Environmental Protection Authority, has granted dredging and disposal company Coastal Resources Limited, a 35-year marine consent to dispose of dredged sediment off Great Barrier Island (GBI). Coastal Resources Limited already holds consent to dispose of 50,000 cubic meters of dredged sediment annually at the approved site, […]

  • 4 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Public Works and Highways, through the Cagayan Third District Engineering Office (DPWH-CTDEO), has completed the construction of flood control system along Pinacanuan River in Bagumbayan, the Philippines. District Engineer, Danilo U. Tabilas, said that they had allocated funding for the construction of a river control system for the section of the river […]

  • 31 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Florida Governor Ron DeSantis earlier this week outlined his recommendations for water issues in his environmental budget, recommending more than $625 million for Everglades restoration and protection of Florida’s valuable water resources. By investing $625 million each year, more than $2.5 billion will be invested by the end of Governor DeSantis’ first term. This would amount […]

  • 15 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Scrabster Harbor Trust has launched a tender process for the Design and Build Civil Engineering Contract, aimed to redevelop the St. Ola Pier in Thurso, Scotland. According to the official announcement, redevelopment is required to suit the proposed dredging of the inner and outer berths to accommodate cruise vessels (with direct access to quayside coaches and […]

  • 8 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Denmark and Hvidovre Municipality yesterday revealed a plan to extend the City of Copenhagen by creating nine islands off its southern coast. According to Interior Minister, Simon Emil Ammitzbøll-Bille, these new islands are designed to bolster the capital’s attractiveness in the eyes of international businesses and could result in the creation of some […]

  • 14 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) has announced tenders for dredging work in two ports of the Azov Sea – Mariupol and Berdiansk. Commenting the latest announcement, the USPA head, Raivis Veckagans, said: “The Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority has decided to divide the scope of work in ports on the Azov Sea. This is done so […]

  • 23 November 2018
    Business & Finance

     Jan De Nul was recently awarded one of the biggest dike reinforcement operations in the Netherlands. Between July 2018 and January 2019, the company’s TSHD Bartolomeu Dias will dredge 5.5 million m³ of sand for the new safety dune and connected nature area. The sand is being dredged in the North Sea and transported […]

  • 20 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, has just released these beautiful photos from the Folly Beach renourishment project.  “The project has been a huge success in reducing risk to the people and property behind the dunes. We are on track to finish pumping this week,” said USACE in their latest project update. The Charleston […]

  • 19 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The day one of the unique CEDA-IADC Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference, taking place at the Beurs van Berlage center in the heart of Amsterdam, has been brought to an end. The event was opened with the welcoming speech by Mr Polite Laboyrie, President of CEDA, Witteveen+Bos, and Rene Kolman, the secretary general of the IADC. After the welcoming […]

  • 16 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Another season of the Fox River Cleanup Project, now in its tenth year, was completed yesterday, November 15. The Fox River Cleanup Group reported that dredging, capping and covering operations have concluded for 2018. According to the Group, next to follow is demobilization of the dredges that will take place over the next couple of […]

  • 13 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After weeks and weeks of hard work, the Maria Creek boat ramp upgrade and dredging scheme is almost done, reports the Kingston District Council (SA). In its latest update on the project, the Council said that the Maria Creek Boat Ramp facility is expected to reopen within the next couple of weeks. At the moment, excavators […]

  • 24 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The City of Wabasha and the Wabasha Port Authority last week sent a new dredge material management plan (DMMP) for Lower Pool 4 to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). According to an official announcement, this proposal is responsive to the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) entered into by the city and USACE on June […]

  • 10 October 2018
    Business & Finance

     As the CEDA-IADC Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference is approaching fast, we took the opportunity to interview Mr. Mark van Koningsveld, Professor Ports & Waterways at TU Delft, one of the co-authors of the CEDA-IADC guidebook that will be officially launched during the event. The event – taking place on November 19-20th at the Beurs van Berlage in Amsterdam […]

  • 5 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Los Angeles District awarded about 750 contracts worth more than $556 million in fiscal year 2018. Employees were honored for those achievements during an End-of-the-Year celebration on October 3 at the District’s headquarters office in downtown Los Angeles, USACE said in its latest release. “The harbors, the dredging, the […]

  • 3 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    At a legislative markup yesterday in the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Louisiana Senator Bill Cassidy pressed for increased funding to restore the Mississippi River Delta and the Louisiana coast. The Cassidy amendment, like legislation passed by a key House committee just two weeks ago, amends the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act (GOMESA) […]

  • 2 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District in cooperation with non-federal sponsors, the NY State Department of Environmental Conservation and the NJ Department of Environmental Protection announced recently the extension of the public comment period and additional public meetings for the New York/New Jersey Harbors and Tributaries Focus Area Feasibility Study. This coastal […]

  • 2 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Last week, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler sent a letter to Mr. Noah Valenstein, Secretary of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and Designated Alternate for the Governor of Florida to the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council, approving the State of Florida’s State Expenditure Plan (SEP). “I applaud Florida and the Gulf […]

  • 18 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Tuross Head Boat Ramp in Lavender Bay and the Quota Boat Ramp in Narooma will benefit from a share in up to $37,500 in funding for dredging, thanks to support from the NSW Liberals & Nationals Government. Member for Bega, Andrew Constance, said that under the ‘Rescuing our Waterways’ program, Eurobodalla Shire Council would […]

  • 18 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Kalama said in their latest announcement that a maintenance dredging program at the Temco LLC berth will be wrapping up this week. The port commission recently voted to award the $814,212 dredging contract to HME Construction. The routine maintenance project, aimed to ensure the draft necessary for cargo ships at the terminal, started on Tuesday, […]

  • 17 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Massachusetts Congressman Bill Keating has attached several amendments to the new Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 that has passed both houses of Congress and is headed to President Donald Trump’s desk for signature, the CapeCod.com NewsCenter reports.  The second of the five amendments gives the Army Corps of Engineers the authority to repair or replace any […]

  • 5 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The President of the Maldives, Abdulla Yaameen Abdul Gayyoom, attended a special ceremony last week, held to mark the completion of the Lh. Kurendhoo Coastal Protection Project. The main components of the project included dredging of 3,740m³ of material from the Kurendhoo coastal area and construction of 220m revetment, the Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) […]

  • 29 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    A plan for the future erosion management of the City of Wanneroo’s 32 kilometers of coastline has been endorsed by the city’s council. The city’s Final Coastal Hazard Risk and Adaptation (CHRMAP) Report identifies areas of coastline that are vulnerable to coastal erosion due to the effects of climate change, and outlines a plan to […]

  • 31 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Texas Draft State Expenditure Plan (SEP), developed pursuant to the Spill Impact Component of the RESTORE Act (commonly referred to as “Bucket 3”), is now available for public comment until August 27, 2018, reports the RESTORE Council. According to the RESTORE Council, the “Bucket 3” provides funding to the five Gulf Coast states (Alabama, […]

  • 26 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Jan De Nul yesterday kicked off the works for the reinforcement of the Prince Hendrik Sand Dike over a distance of 3 km. After youth director and Texel resident Rodny Stolk, together with ‘Hoogheemraad’ director Kees Stam and Jan De Nul director Francis Verhees, had sketched a picture of the future, the directors of the […]

  • 25 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The New Hampshire Congresswoman Shea-Porter’s amendments to dredge Hampton and Portsmouth Harbors have been included in the House Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), which recently passed 408-2. Commenting the latest news, the New Hampshire Congresswoman said: “Hampton Harbor is New Hampshire’s largest commercial fishing port, and it is a lifeline to the ocean for New Hampshire […]

  • 29 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner, Basil Seggos, yesterday announced that DEC has completed revisions to the Lake Ontario General Permit related to erosion and shoreline damage caused by the historic high-water levels of Lake Ontario during 2017-18, and is extending the permit authority to September 30, 2019. The revisions and extension […]