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  • 4 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) said in their latest release that inclement weather has significantly impacted the restoration of the navigational channel into the Boyne River, resulting in delays in the delivery of the project. Since material removal work began in mid-February, weather has prevented activity on 28 days, with wind gusts of up to 70km/h […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Shell Rock River Watershed District Board of Managers yesterday approved a nearly $5.1 million contract with LaCrosse, Wisconsin-based J.F. Brennan Co. Inc. for the first phase of Fountain Lake dredging work, Albert Lea Tribune reports. J.F. Brennan will complete initial survey and staging work in May, and the dredging operations are set to start in […]

  • 30 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    New Hampshire’s congressional delegation is again calling on federal officials to allocate funding for an emergency dredging of Hampton Harbor. U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen led a letter yesterday with U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan and Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter and Annie Kuster, to the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Director Mick Mulvaney and Assistant […]

  • 29 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The new dredging season along the Fox River in Green Bay is now officially underway, according to the Fox River Cleanup Project official website. Commenting this, Scott Stein, Fox River Cleanup Project spokesman, said: “The dredging aspect of it is really to reduce the impact of PCBs on the environment and human health.” The spokesman said […]

  • 29 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Important dredging work at Hafan Pwllheli marina in North Wales has been scheduled for 2018. The plan to dredge the harbor entrance and the main channel to maintain its design depth has already been agreed, according to the Hafan Pwllheli official website. Work on clearing the entrance of silt using land-based machinery will start on […]

  • 27 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Minister for Environment, Hannah Blythyn, announced yesterday a £56 million program to improve flood and coastal erosion defenses and support flood risk management activities across Wales over the next financial year. The program has been prioritized according to risk, considering factors such as the likelihood and impact of a flood, previous events, the number […]

  • 26 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the City of Port Clinton, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have joined together to restore 12 acres and add another 1.4 acres of coastal wetlands on Lake Erie. According to Chris Akios, Ecologist and Project Manager with the U.S. Army Corps of […]

  • 26 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Final approvals were recently granted by government regulatory agencies for a dredging project set to begin this summer at the Grand Traverse Bay Harbor in Houghton County, according to a press release from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR). The work is part of the ongoing effort to save Buffalo Reef, an important Lake Superior natural […]

  • 26 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    DP World, the world’s fourth largest port operator, has won a 30-year concession with an option of a further 20-year extension for the management and development of a greenfield multi-purpose port project at Banana, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The Port of Banana will be the first deep-sea port in the country along its small […]

  • 26 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Pinellas County is about to hold a meeting regarding the upcoming Sand Key and Treasure Island beach nourishment project. The meeting will take place on Wednesday, March 28, from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at the Indian Shores Municipal Facility. The nourishment project is expected to cost $51 million with the Federal government paying $40.1 million […]

  • 23 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Skippers will find it easier to navigate waters at Ocean Reef Boat Harbor following the recent completion of maintenance dredging by the Department of Transport (DoT) ahead of schedule and under budget. According to DoT A/Director Maritime Planning Donna West, around $270,000 had been spent in order to remove 5,000 cubic meters of sediment from […]

  • 22 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Town of Hilton Head Island has just announced that the town’s contractor will next week begin tilling all portions of the Island’s beach which were recently renourished. Beginning Monday, March 26, the McGraley Company will mobilize in order to begin tilling the beach. “The beach renourishment project permits require that the sand placed be loose enough to […]

  • 21 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The City of San Francisco is asking the state to help fund what would be an estimated $5 billion project to protect the Embarcadero Seawall, a weakening structure built more than a century ago along the city’s waterfront. The structure is considered vital for holding back rising sea levels and potentially devastating flooding during a […]

  • 21 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The effort to make the city of Norfolk more resilient against coastal storms took a step forward last week as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Headquarters, approved the team to move forward in the study process. The study passed the Agency Decision Milestone, which means USACE leadership agreed with the study findings to date, and has […]

  • 21 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    An ambitious project to return the River Ver to its more natural state as it runs through the center of St Albans has been launched, according to the City and District Council. The plan will include significant enhancements to Verulamium Park and the water quality of its artificial lakes. Major improvements will also be made to […]

  • 20 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Crews began dredging Knapps Narrows near Tilghman Island this past weekend as part of maintenance dredging being overseen by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District to ensure continued safe navigation along the federal channel. According to the Corps, the Knapps Narrows Federal Navigation Channel is important to the local economy and is used […]

  • 20 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is accepting public comments through April 18 on an environmental assessment worksheet (EAW) for the Kingsbury–Grassy Point Habitat Restoration Project. The Kingsbury Bay–Grassy Point project sites are located at the upper end of the Duluth-Superior Port in the St. Louis River Estuary. The DNR proposes to mitigate contaminated sediments, […]

  • 20 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    People living and working in Mytholmroyd will have a chance to meet the construction team who are building the flood defense scheme to protect 400 homes and businesses in the village. A construction open day is being held at Mytholmroyd Community Centre on Thursday 22 March, 11am – 8pm, for members of the community to […]

  • 19 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Lamprell has just provided an update on its participation in the joint venture (JV) with its partners, Saudi Aramco Oil Company, the National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia, and Hyundai Heavy Industries Co. Ltd., for the establishment of the major maritime yard at the Ras Al Khair site in eastern Saudi Arabia. “In relation to […]

  • 19 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is preparing a Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment for the Unalaska Channels, also known as Dutch Harbor. The proposed project and potential environmental impacts are described in the draft report, which is being submitted to elicit public review and comment on the Corps’ tentatively selected plan to […]

  • 16 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Rijkswaterstaat has awarded the Afsluitdijk project to the Levvel consortium, the joint venture consisting of Van Oord (with Aberdeen/APG), BAM (with PGGM) and Rebel. Levvel will be responsible for design, build, finance and 25 years maintenance of the strengthened Afsluitdijk. Construction works are expected to start in the autumn of 2018, and completed in 2023. […]

  • 16 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Harris County Flood Control District (HCFCD) is about to begin construction works on the $13.3 million maintenance project that will remove accumulated sediment and make priority repairs in the Addicks Reservoir watershed. According to the county, the contractor, Lecon Inc., will begin construction works March 19, starting with Horsepen Creek. “Construction starts on Horsepen Creek, […]

  • 16 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency, together with its partners, is working on a project that will reduce the risk of flooding directly from the river (fluvial) and indirectly from overwhelmed surcharged local drainage systems in Guildford town center. According to the EA, the design of the scheme is at an early stage of option selection but investigations have […]

  • 15 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The EcoShape foundation which carries out the public-private Building with Nature innovation program recently released a study on the Mud Motor Koehoal salt marsh development. The Koehoal Salt Marsh Development with a Mud Motor looks at the potential for furthering the development of salt marshes in the Wadden Sea by making optimal use of the […]

  • 15 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The $44 million Eden Breakwater Wharf Extension Project has taken an important step forward with the completion of Stage One dredging and scour protection works. Member for Bega, Andrew Constance, said that Stage One involved dredging the port and the construction and installation of 4000 square meters of scour protection which would safeguard the wharf […]