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  • 15 June 2012

    Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has expressed her concerns over the flood crisis in the South of Thailand while instructing related agencies to monitor the water levels and find protective measures to ease the plight of southern residents. Ms. Yingluck has instructed the Thai National Committee on Irrigation and Drainage to consult with the Ministry of […]

  • 25 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The USACE economists Stephen Stalikas and Nathan Pfisterer will be conducting first floor elevation surveys in the village of Gowanda, New York, October 13th through November 15th, to support the Thatcher Brook Flood Study. “The data collected from this effort will provide the study team with a more accurate understanding of flood damages, and enable the […]

  • 8 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, yesterday released this very interesting video about the Buffalo Harbor dredging project. In the video, Andrew Kist, student engineer and quality assurance representative, introduces his view of the dredging works. In fact, USACE Buffalo District began operations and maintenance (O&M) dredging on September 8. The work, being […]

  • 16 February 2012

      Recently, CCCC Third Harbor Engineering Co., Ltd. won the bid of Lianyungang Gangxugou Operation Area 55-57 General Berth Project, with bid-award value of RMB 179.5 million and construction period of 545 days. Located in Lianyungang Gangxugou Operation Area of Jiangsu Province, the project consists of three 100,000t general berths, three 3000t work boat berth, […]

  • 30 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Faced with critical shoaling concerns at the northern end of Ocracoke Island, the North Carolina Ferry Division will be adapting its spring schedule on the Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry route to accommodate an emergency dredging effort, the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) said in their latest announcement. In addition, there will be two “shuttle” ferries that […]

  • 23 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Iberia Parish Council, State of Louisiana, has passed a resolution that may go a long way in alleviating drainage and fisheries concerns in the parish, The Daily Iberian reports.  The council voted unanimously to appropriate $5,000 from the GOMESA fund for costs related to the planning of the Coast Historical Hydrological Restoration Project. According […]

  • 5 March 2012

    On February 21, 2012, CCCC Second Harbour Engineering Company Ltd. signed the approach channel project of Hubei Longzhouyuan Shiplock (Bid W4). The contact value is 129 million yuan, and the construction time limit is 16 months. As a part of the Water Diversion Engineering from the Yangtze River to the Hanjiang River, the project mainly […]

  • 17 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has awarded a $9.96 million contract to Weeks Marine Inc. of Covington, La., for emergency maintenance dredging of the Moriches Inlet. According to the FedBizOpps, the contractor will perform maintenance dredging of the Moriches Inlet, including dredging the deposition basin. Overall, the maintenance dredging project will remove 300,000 […]

  • 11 April 2014

    The North Carolina Department of Transportation’s Ferry Division will be switching to a modified spring schedule on its Hatteras-Ocracoke route Tuesday, April 15, adding four scheduled daily departures from both sides while adding unscheduled shuttle service to alleviate backups when they occur. Dredging operations on the original ferry route continue in Hatteras Inlet, so the […]

  • 22 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Mackley has just reported that the company is gearing up for Flood and Coast 2017, a industry event on flood and coastal erosion risk, resilience and response. Now in it’s second year, the event will take place at the Telford International Center next week (28-30 March). Led once again by the Environment Agency, Flood and Coast […]

  • 14 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    This month, work will continue on the construction of the gate chambers for the new sea lock at IJmuiden, the Netherlands. “The floors are nearly completed and construction of the walls is starting now,” the Port of Amsterdam said. “Construction work in the other cofferdams continues as normal. Gantry-like structures, onto which cranes will be installed […]

  • 3 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    UK Environment Secretary, Andrea Leadsom, has announced new £1 million natural flood management competition, part of the government’s drive to reduce flooding by using a range of innovative techniques. This government funded competition is the first of its kind and will be open to innovative projects that plan to use landscape features such as ponds, banks, […]

  • 6 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Sunergy Inc, announced that the famous Dredgemaster from Sierra Leone and the UK has joined the Sunergy Management Team as Director of Alluvial Mining in Sierra Leone and Liberia with a commitment to early profitability. “I am really pleased to have Dredgemaster on our management team. As part of our ongoing commitment to upgrade management, […]

  • 7 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The construction of the lock gate chamber of the outer head, which is part of the IJmuiden Sea Lock Project, is scheduled for near completion in June, reports the Port of Amsterdam. The diaphragm walls for the guard walls will also be constructed this month, just like the flood defense between the new sea lock and […]

  • 17 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    A team, led by Royal HaskoningDHV and including experts from Deltares, Nelen&Schuurmans and Delft University of Technology, has received an innovation award for their entry into the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra)’s Flood Risk Management and Modelling Competition. The competition requested submissions in response to the question: If you were responsible for […]

  • 20 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Siuslaw, Oregon, has just released these beautiful photos from their latest dredging project.  The Oregon International Port of Coos Bay and the Port of Siuslaw have partnered to complete dredging at the Port of Siuslaw inner boat basin. The dredger Laura and her support tug Ms. SoCo started the dredging Wednesday afternoon, […]

  • 10 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District has released the Port of Nome Modification feasibility study and environmental assessment for the proposed navigational and marine infrastructure improvements serving the hub community of Nome. The recommended plan, also known as “Alternative 8b,” intends to dredge a deep-water basin to minus 40 feet and an outer […]

  • 14 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Seattle District’s authorities yesterday joined the Port of Grays Harbor officials in marking the completion of their Navigation Improvement Dredging Project – Deeper Draft, Phase II. “Seattle District and the port have been working together for more than a century and we look forward to another century of partnership,” […]

  • 14 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    ADA’s 81st Annual Conference & AGM was officially inaugurated today, November 14, at the Institution of Civil Engineers’ headquarters in London. The conference will bring together over 200 delegates from across the flood and water level management industry to discuss the key policy issues of the moment. Members attending the event include those from the Environment Agency, internal […]

  • 21 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    In the coming weeks, IADC will publish fourteen nominations in the running to receive the Safety Award 2019 on its website and social media. Today, IADC announced the second nomination – CSpect’s state-of-the-art drones help Jan De Nul safely inspect inaccessible spaces. CSpect’s flying robot is making inspections by rope access, scaffolding and cherry pickers obsolete. As […]

  • 12 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Lessons learnt from last winter’s floods have helped build a new approach so the nation is better prepared and more resilient to flooding, according to the UK Government’s Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs. Improved rain and flood modelling, a significant increase in new temporary flood defenses and greater protection to infrastructure were all outlined […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nashville District, is preparing an environmental assessment in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act, and is seeking public comment for a flood risk management study for the Cumberland River, Browns Creek, Richland Creek and Whites Creek. Comments are encouraged concerning social and environmental issues, to include cultural resources […]

  • 26 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Dredging Corporation of India Limited have donated relief materials to flood victims in S.Matsyalem of Garam Mandal in Srikakulam District on 07 November 2012. A special team leading Comdr.P.Jayapal,Director (Operation and Technical) of the corporation starting from the corporate office of DCIL in two vehicles with dry food items her on Wednesday. CMD of […]

  • 14 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Environment Agency has completed repairs to a 40 meter slip on a flood defense embankment in Doncaster. The embankment suffered from damage before and during last winter’s flood conditions. This area lies between the River Don and the South Yorkshire Navigation canal in the Wheatley Park area of Doncaster. The bank slip could have […]

  • 15 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Councillor John Osman, Leader of Somerset County Council, hosted Secretary of State Owen Paterson MP in Somerset yesterday to discuss the 20 year flood action plan in progress. The last time the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs was in Somerset, he challenged Somerset County Council and its partners to produce a […]

  • 22 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction work on the IJmuiden Sea Lock Project has continued during the summer holidays, reports the Port of Amsterdam. According to the port, OpenIJ has worked hard in August, placing reinforcement steel for the lock gate recesses in order to start concreting in September. “Concreting of the floors of both inner and outer lock gate recesses […]