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  • 5 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, has just released a story on the Trestle Bay Ecosystem Restoration project near Warrenton, Oregon. The wetlands inside historic Trestle Bay offer ideal habitat for juvenile salmonids. Ideal, but mostly out of reach for more than 125 years due to what makes the Bay “historic” — the relic stone […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representative Candice Miller (MI-10) has delivered the following remarks on the House Floor in support of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) Act of 2014 (H.R. 5764), legislation she cosponsored to authorize the use of $300 million for the continued maintenance and restoration of the Great Lakes: “Protecting and preserving the Great Lakes has […]

  • 27 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Mützelfeldtwerft Nord GmbH, Cuxhaven, and the Kundt ServiceGmbH, Dormagen, will start working together in Cuxhaven under the joint brand name “MKS dredging” manufacturing and assembling excavator pontoons (“Backhoe Dredger”). “MKS dredging” benefits from the geographical advantages in Cuxhaven The Kundt Service GmbH, which has over 30 years experience in the construction of Backhoe Dredgers, […]

  • 26 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Stressing a commitment to deliver results that place Caterpillar Inc. in the top 25 percent of the S&P 500 for total shareholder return, Caterpillar Chairman and CEO Doug Oberhelman and members of the company’s Executive Office updated analysts on the company’s strategy and expectations for 2015. The analyst meeting and discussion took place at MINExpo […]

  • 1 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Commissioner Carter Strickland announced the following statement on the Department of Environmental Conservation proposed modifications to consent order regarding releases from Ashokan Reservoir and future dredging at Kensico Reservoir. “The details released by the state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) of proposed modifications to the draft consent order are an important step for the […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals delivered an increased profit of $223 million ($179m) and a return on invested capital of 14.2% (12.8%), according to the company’s latest interim results. Terminals becoming fully operational and new terminals added to the portfolio supported the 8% growth in volume. More than 80% of EBITDA was generated in growth markets, 41 out […]

  • 27 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In support of Governor Cuomo’s NY is Open for Fishing and Hunting initiative, wetland construction activities began last week to restore and enhance more than 200 acres of coastal fisheries habitat at Buck Pond, part of the Braddock Bay Fish and Wildlife Management Area marsh complex in Monroe County, the New York State Department of […]

  • 20 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Contractor crews are moving into position this month and are preparing to dig out pockets of mercury contamination on Bellingham’s waterfront starting in March. The Port of Bellingham hired contractor Strider Construction of Bellingham, Wash., and is working with the Washington Department of Ecology under the laws of the Model Toxic Control Act to clean […]

  • 10 August 2012

    A diverse group of public and private trade organizations from Costa Rica toured Port Everglades this week, gaining a firsthand glimpse of the seaport’s expansion plans, operations and facilities. Costa Rica ranks as Port Everglades’ second largest export and third largest import trading partner, accounting for nearly 50,000 TEUs (standard container measurement of 20-foot equivalent […]

  • 12 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    N.C. Department of Transportation crews today conducted several tests and surveys of the Herbert C. Bonner Bridge on N.C. 12 over the Oregon Inlet in Dare County. These tests allowed the department to gather crucial information to help evaluate the overall effectiveness of the sand placed in the area where erosion occurred and determine the […]

  • 2 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Given that Exide Group, Inc. will soon begin in-river work for the cleanup of lead in the Mill River sediment, Exide will hold a public informational meeting on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 7:00 PM in the Board of Education Conference Room, 2nd floor, 501 Kings Highway East, Fairfield to discuss what the public can […]

  • 8 June 2012

    The development of Eneco Luchterduinen Wind Farm, 23 kilometres off the coast of the municipalities of Noordwijk and Zandvoort, is entering a new phase after completion of the contractor selection process. Van Oord, a leading international contractor specialising in dredging, marine engineering and offshore wind projects, shall be responsible for the foundations and the electrical […]

  • 7 April 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On 24 March 2011, IHC Hytop Winches, part of IHC Merwede, was officially launched. The new company’s workshop plays an important role in its activities because it enables it to build complex winch systems for the offshore and dredging markets. This will expand the supply of IHC Hytop Winches’ range of complex winch systems significantly. […]

  • 30 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Mile Point scheme was one of the first breakwater construction projects ever to use Trimble Marine Construction (TMC) Software and Teledyne BlueView sonar to collect motion-compensated 3D point clouds and create a 3D model from the moving barge platform in real time. Manson Construction Co. was hired by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to […]

  • 14 February 2012

    The President’s fiscal year 2013 (FY13) Civil Works budget, released yesterday, contains more than $66 million for projects, analyses, and operations and maintenance in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District. The President included the funds for the Savannah district in a total civil works request of $4.731 billion he sent to Congress. The […]

  • 11 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    With the close of 2017 and now the start of 2018, the team of professionals from the Army Corps, Jacksonville District, continues to make positive progress hand-in-hand with USACE partners from the South Florida Water Management District, the Department of the Interior and many other agencies implementing the South Florida Ecosystem Restoration (SFER) program. “As […]

  • 9 July 2013

    New Federal Environment Minister Mark Butler now has one month to knock back the controversial proposal to dump millions of tonnes of mud in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park near Abbot Point in north Queensland. A decision was due yesterday, but Minister Butler postponed the deadline until the 9th August. “With the threat of […]

  • 1 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    IEO believes that the material to be dredged in Maó harbour has very high pollution levels, and can have a negative impact on fishing and the marine environment. Oceana has published a report by the Spanish Institute of Oceanography (IEO), the public organisation for marine research, stating that the material to be dredged in Maó […]

  • 5 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    ADPC hosted nearly twenty different stakeholder bodies in October as part of its powerful plan to update partners on the developments at Khalifa Port since the commencement of commercial operations at the container terminal on 1st September. The ADPC initiative has been widely welcomed by key players in the private and public sector. October saw […]

  • 25 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    President Benigno S. Aquino III is set to visit the oldest City in Eastern Visayas, Calbayog City tomorrow where he will meet with the local leaders and the community, and to inspect the picturesque Maguino-o Port project at Barangay Maguino-o this City. The President will inspect the newly built estate of the art passenger terminal […]

  • 27 April 2012

    Regional producers are set to be major beneficiaries of the $1.2 billion expansion of the Port of Melbourne announced by Premier Ted Baillieu and Minister for Ports Denis Napthine on Tuesday. Dr Napthine said the construction of a new container terminal at Webb Dock and the expansion of the existing container terminals at Swanson Dock […]

  • 3 August 2010

    Contrary to recent media reports of a quick recovery in the Gulf of Mexico, scientists and biologists are “deeply concerned” about impacts that will likely span “several decades”. “My prediction is that we will be dealing with the impacts of this spill for several decades to come and it will outlive me,” Dr. Ed Cake, […]

  • 11 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Two governments have decided to take matters into their own hands by purchasing dredges and using government staff to get the work completed. Both the City of Whiting, Indiana, and the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) purchased Ellicott Dredge Technologies (EDT) 2019 IMS Model 5012 LP Versi-Dredge systems to complete dredging projects at their […]

  • 15 May 2013

    International consultancy, engineering and project management service provider Royal HaskoningDHV has won the USD multi-million contract to supervise the construction of the extension of the main port of Jakarta, Tanjung Priok. The contract is part of the North Kalibaru Terminal Development and the first phase includes the development of a new 4.5 million TEUs container […]

  • 19 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, signed its first Memorandum of Agreement with Nicholls State University, July 17. The Memorandum of Agreement, or MOA, establishes the basis for mutual understanding and cooperation between the corps and the university, with a focus on the school’s Department of Applied Science, Geomatics Program. “Partnering with […]

  • 17 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Construction activities on Phase 1 of the $30.9 million Muddy River Flood Risk Management and Environmental Restoration project in Boston, Mass., will start on or about Jan. 28, 2013 with tree removal and then followed by fencing and barrier installation. The construction project is located in the footprint generally between the Riverway and downstream to […]