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  • 8 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, is currently conducting dredging operations at the Back Basin in Chesapeake City, Md.  Jade Creek Construction won the $2.19 million contract to dredge the basin to a depth of 10 feet earlier in October. Additional dredging is being conducted east of the basin in the Chesapeake and Delaware […]

  • 8 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port Canaveral has completed the deepening of the West Turning Basin, which now allows deeper draft access to the port’s container cargo facility operated by GT USA at North Cargo Berth 5 and 6. The 6-month project, worth $7.5 million, deepened the West Turning Basin to the authorized depth of -43 feet plus 2 feet additional […]

  • 7 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) yesterday announced a project to dredge the Waackaack Creek Channel in Keansburg, Monmouth County. The $375,000 project is part of NJDOT’s comprehensive State Channel Dredging Maintenance Program to ensure and maintain safe navigation statewide. NJDOT’s contractor, Wickberg Marine Contracting, Inc. is expected to begin dredging on December 12 to […]

  • 6 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Stage two of the NSW Government’s $1.68 million dredging program at Yamba is currently underway, Nationals Member for Clarence, Chris Gulaptis, announced today. “This work will improve boating safety and navigation in the Clarence River at Yamba,” Mr Gulaptis said. “Stage 1 was completed in 2016 and saw around 18,000 cubic meters of sand dredged […]

  • 6 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The towering spuds of a hired backhoe dredger will be visible at Eastland Port this week as maintenance dredging in front of wharf 7 and 8, and in the navigation channel begins, Eastland Group said in their latest announcement.  The 32 meter high spuds, or anchors, are part of a GPK backhoe dredge hired from Heron Construction. The dredging is […]

  • 5 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency is conducting a federal environmental assessment of the proposed BURNCO Aggregate Mine Project, located approximately 22 kilometers southwest of Squamish, British Columbia. The Agency has invited the public and Indigenous groups to comment on the Comprehensive Study Report. “This is the final opportunity for the public to comment on the proposed project. Written […]

  • 5 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis has been awarded a 5-year contract by the Comision Administradora del Rio de la Plata (CARP), for the capital and maintenance dredging of the Martin Garcia channel. This contract carries a total value for the 50/50 joint venture with DEME of approximately EUR 110 million and signing is expected to take place in the coming […]

  • 4 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has released a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for eligible contractors interested in providing Construction Management At-Risk (CMAR) services for the Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion Project. The Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion will be the first controlled sediment diversion to reconnect the Mississippi River with its delta. A cornerstone project of Louisiana’s […]

  • 1 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The County of Dare (NC) yesterday released an update on the Buxton Beach Nourishment Project. The update said that the hopper dredge R.N. Weeks was able to operate about 75% of the time over the past week and completed 52 loads. Weeks Marine reported that almost 1.4 million cubic yards of sand has been placed on the beach or […]

  • 1 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The removal of more than 44,000 cubic yards of muck was a cause for celebration yesterday for the St. Johns River Water Management District and its partners, Brevard County and the City of Cocoa Beach. The celebration included a boat tour of 13 canals in the Banana River Lagoon region of the Indian River Lagoon […]

  • 30 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    When the Littlehampton Arun East Bank flood risk management scheme was completed in 2015, a section of the tidal wall was left undone as it was expected that it would be delivered as part of a private development. This did not happen so the Environment Agency is stepping in to replace this section of aging flood defense […]

  • 29 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, has released the Record of Decision (ROD) for the Port of Gulfport Expansion Project for 30-day public and agency review. According to USACE, the ROD details the Corps of Engineers’ decision on all of the issues discussed in the Final Environmental Impact Statement, including the environmental impacts […]

  • 28 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Jan De Nul Group has shared a video from the recently completed dredging work in the Kingston Port, Jamaica. Sodraco SAS, a subsidiary of JDN, was part of a consortium that was responsible for the expansion of the port. For the Kingston dredging project, Jan De Nul mobilized six vessels; the cutter suction dredger Marco […]

  • 28 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    GE has responded to New York State’s call for more dredging in order to remove sediments contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) from the Hudson River. “GE successfully completed the massive dredging project in 2015, having invested $1.7 billion, having removed all of the PCBs that EPA targeted for removal, and having met all of its commitments […]

  • 24 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Starting late November through early December, barge traffic can expect delays on the Mississippi River near Thebes, IL, as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is scheduled to begin a rock removal dredging operations at that site, U.S. Department of Agriculture said in its latest release.  “The U.S. Coast Guard will restrict northbound tows to 28 barges and southbound tows to […]

  • 23 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Corporation of India Limited’s (DCI) Non-Executive Employees Union yesterday served the indefinite strike notice to the management to protest against the Central Government’s decision to sell the entire stake of the company (73.47%), local media reports.  According to the union notice, the strike is expected to start from December 6. The strike notice was […]

  • 22 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency has allocated additional funds to seven recipients to assist their participation in the environmental assessment of the proposed BURNCO Aggregate Mine Project. BURNCO Rock Products Ltd. is proposing the construction and operation of the new sand and gravel mine located on the northwest shore of Howe Sound, approximately 22 kilometers southwest of Squamish, British […]

  • 21 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations at the Mappila Bay Fishing Harbor are progressing according to schedule, The Hindu reports. Dredging work at the harbor mouth is nearing completion. So far, around 49.000m³ of silt was removed from this area, said the Government of Kerala’s Harbor Engineering Division (HED) Executive Engineer, S. Shylaja. Dredging program at the basin is set […]

  • 20 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Irish Government’s Marine Engineering Division of the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine said in their latest announcement that the dredging works at Smooth Point in Killybegs Fishery Harbor Center are set to begin this month.  Plant on site will include the backhoe dredger Capall Mara as well as modular pontoon flat top […]

  • 20 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, recently awarded a $32.8 million contract to the Dutra Group for the next scheduled maintenance dredging of U.S. Naval Station Kings Bay and sand placement at Fernandina Beach. Sand will be placed on critically eroded portions of Fernandina Beach in areas not routinely renourished. Using sand dredged […]

  • 17 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency has just announced the completion of its work on the west bank of the River Ouse as part of a major flood defense scheme. The Newhaven flood alleviation scheme has been developed in partnership with Lewes District Council, East Sussex County Council, the Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) and South East […]

  • 16 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, recently awarded a $4.9 million contract to Cottrell Contracting, Inc. to perform maintenance dredging work in Norfolk Harbor, Hampton Roads, VA. According to the FedBizOpps, the contract is for the maintenance and minor “New-Work” dredging of the Norfolk Harbor and Craney Island Reach, and Portsmouth Marine Terminals Access Channels and […]

  • 15 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    North Yorkshire County Council has agreed to allocate nearly £2 million of additional funding towards vital remedial work on Whitby piers along with a major coastal protection scheme at South Cliff, Scarborough. The Council’s Executive agreed to the funding yesterday to ensure the priority project goes ahead. The county council had already made a £1.2 […]

  • 15 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Newcastle City Council is carrying out sand nourishment work at Stockton Beach and repairs to the northern end of the Mitchell Street seawall and pedestrian beach access. According to the Council, the work is part of their ongoing commitment to protect the beach and mitigate potential damage caused by future storm events. University of […]

  • 15 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Our first Dredging Today Conference took place last month at Amsterdam RAI Convention Center under the theme ‘Changing Climate, Resilient Business’. The two-day event gathered expert speakers and panelists to discuss how the world in which the dredging industry operates is changing. In the opening session, the keynote speakers presented topical insights on the global […]

  • 14 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has signed a loan agreement with the Government of the Philippines, to provide a Japanese ODA loan of up to 15.928 billion yen for the Cavite Industrial Area Flood Risk Management Project. The project will implement flood control measures such as a flood diversion channel and river improvements in […]