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  • 2 April 2014

    The Fiji Roads Authority hopes to complete the Oinafa jetty project before May 13, which marks the Rotuma Day, the anniversary of the annexation of the island of Routuma to the United Kingdom. The Oinafa jetty area hasn’t been dredged since 1976. The Aauthority awarded $56 million for the renewal and replacement of bridges and […]

  • 11 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Balfour Beatty, a multinational infrastructure group with capabilities in construction services, support services and infrastructure, has just released a video about a coastal protection scheme in Whitby, Yorkshire. In the video, Graham Dewe of Balfour Beatty explains the use of the ‘Mule’ (Mobile Unit Lifting Equipment) to construct concrete coastal defenses in Whitby. About the scheme A section […]

  • 1 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV and knowledge institute Deltares have completed a study that will help to restore nature along the northern Gulf of Mexico and reduce effects of hurricanes on the Mississippi Mainland Coast. The study, with a contract value of 1.5 million US dollars, was carried out over a period of two years. The two Dutch […]

  • 10 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The construction of the 1,000 meter breakwater project in Sta. Ana, Cagayan, is nearing its completion, Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CEZA) official revealed. Julian Jovy B. Gonzales, CEZA officer-in-charge, said that the second phase of the project has already completed while the last phase is expected to be wrapped up this year. “Once completed, it […]

  • 21 May 2012

    Army Corps of Engineers spokesman stated that the beach replenishment projects in Ventnor and Atlantic City is “about two-fifths complete.” According to the Press of Atlantic City, the $18 million project — 65 percent of which ($11.7 million) is funded federally, with another 25 percent ($4.5 million) funded by the state Department of Environmental Protection […]

  • 8 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Environment Agency is planning to reconstruct existing sea defences at Knott End and to build new ones to reduce the risk of flooding to around 560 local homes and businesses. The Environment Agency will replace the existing post and panel fence on the Promenade with a structure that is more robust. They will also […]

  • 14 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that as the third season of dredging draws to a close later this week, a total of more than 1.3 million cubic yards of sediment contaminated with PCBs will have been removed from the Hudson River. Since dredging began on May 9, 2012, about 650,000 cubic yards of sediment […]

  • 18 April 2011

    For nearly 30 years, when Suffolk County dredged waterways on the East End, much of the dredge spoil was deposited in a seven-acre area… By Tim Gannon (northshoresun) [mappress] Source: northshoresun, April 18, 2011    

  • 13 June 2011

    The man who proposes to build a 1,500-acre seaport west of East End said Thursday he intended to put his proposal to Government “in the… By Carol Winker (compasscayman) [mappress] Source: compasscayman, June 13, 2011

  • 1 September 2010

    Hurricane Earl and the rest of the hurricane season can have a huge impact on beach erosion. Topsail Beach is planning a big beach … By Hailey Winslow (wwaytv3) [mappress] Source: wwaytv3, September 2, 2010;

  • 4 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Anse du Portier Monaco has just released the latest update on their land reclamation project, saying that sand filling operations on the ‘belt’ will be completed during the next week.  The sand for this scheme comes from areas located around Marseille, France, and Piombino, Italy. To create the land, sand is gradually deposited in the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is working in partnership with Arun District Council, West Sussex County Council and Littlehampton Harbor Board to improve the tidal flood defenses along the East Bank of the River Arun in Littlehampton. The work is being carried out by the contractors, Volker Stevin. The Environment Agency started building the scheme at the […]

  • 26 October 2012

    The dredging project at the Blanch Brook, designed to reduce flooding, is almost complete, reports northjersey.com. This project should reduce the volume of sediment in a brook that has built up overtime, said Borough Engineer Gregory Polyniak. “We walked the water course to check compliance with the plan and specs. All is acceptable at this […]

  • 22 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Crews are finishing up work along the Willoughby and Vicinity Storm Damage Reduction Project, reports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District. The result of the project leaves Norfolk with a beach that is higher and 60 feet wider improving coastal storm protection and providing more recreational area. According to the Corps, over a […]

  • 2 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Work continues in Brunswick County on the Ocean Isle Coastal Storm Risk Management project, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Wilmington District informs.  Contractor Weeks Marine is expected to complete the project by mid-April, weather permitting. Sea turtles come ashore between April and may on North Carolina beaches to lay eggs as well as various […]

  • 24 March 2014

    Repairs to flood defences that help reduce flood risk to communities on the South Humber bank will soon be completed. The Environment Agency is scheduled to finish the initial repairs to the flood defences, which were damaged by December’s tidal surge, by the beginning of April. It will have taken just three months to complete […]

  • 31 August 2010

    The much-anticipated meeting between the SUPP top guns and DAP yesterday over the Rajang River dredging issue ended in a stalemate…   By Conny Banji (theborneopost) [mappress] Source: theborneopost, September 1, 2010;

  • 30 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    New Zealand First is taking action to stop any further commercial expansion of Auckland’s port. “With massive opposition in Auckland we have moved quickly with a Bill to freeze the size of the port and push any future growth to other ports,” said New Zealand First Leader and Member for Northland Rt Hon Winston Peters. […]

  • 14 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society has welcomed a Senate Bill to be introduced by Queensland Greens MP Larissa Waters this afternoon that calls on the Government to acknowledge community views and scientific evidence and to reject the Abbot Point dredging plan. The Bill seeks Senate recognition of concerns from Great Barrier Reef dive operators, charter […]

  • 4 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has announced that the working period of the Benoi Basin dredging project has been extended. The completion is now set for June 30, 2014. Dredging work will be carried out by the grab dredgers which will be held by 4-point anchoring system. The dredging vessels, with hopper barges […]

  • 27 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Thirteen Great Lakes Senators yesterday have sent a letter to key legislators who will lead the House/Senate conference on the Water Resources Reform and Development Act urging them to include provisions that will bring more Federal dredging dollars back to the Lakes and break the dredging crisis’ stranglehold on shipping on the Fourth Seacoast. Years […]

  • 20 June 2011

    The Cayman Islands Tourism Association has taken a position to oppose the proposed East End Seaport after consulting with its membership and… (compasscayman) [mappress] Source: compasscayman, June 20, 2011

  • 22 April 2011

    After a dozen years of planning and $1 million in spending, the Port Richey City Council believes $29,000 is too rich of a price to… (tampabay) [mappress] Source: tampabay, April 22, 2011  

  • 30 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The City of Winona has announced that the East End Boat Harbor will be closed for approximately one month to accommodate the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Mississippi River channel dredging and sand offloading. The Winona Port Authority earlier approved an agreement with the Army Corps to deposit about 60,000 cubic feet of Mississippi River […]

  • 31 August 2011

    Gammon Infrastructure Projects (GIPL) hopes to commission its offshore container terminal port project at the Mumbai Port Trust (MbPT)by the… By G Seetharaman (dnaindia) [mappress] Source: dnaindia, August 31, 2011;