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  • 23 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    A year to the day since issuing a severe flood warning to a community in Hampshire the Environment Agency has announced that it has strengthened a flood wall and significantly reduced local flood risk. On 20 December 2012, residents in Wallington, near Fareham, had to be evacuated from the village after the River Wallington rose […]

  • 21 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Cheboygan River dredging program is back on track after crews had to stop works on the project due to unsafe weather conditions in December, reported Cheboygan Daily Tribune. According to City Manager Tom Eustice, the contractor, Luedtke Engineering Company, has begun dredging again to complete the task. “It’s good to see them back here,” Eustice said. […]

  • 13 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Cornwall Council has announced the details about the St Mary’s Harbour development program. This project, located at the Isles of Scilly, will include the following works: – Development of the design in accordance with the Council’s requirements to construction stage including further surveys and investigations; – Construction of quay extension (approx. 23m) and localised widening […]

  • 3 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has adopted the River Roding Flood Risk Management Strategy that will manage the flood risk in the catchment over the next 100 years.  The strategy area covers the River Roding from its source at Molehill Green in Essex to the tidal limit at the A118 in Wanstead. It also includes the tributaries of the […]

  • 2 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The first vessel, a 75,000 tonne Conti Spinell Bulk Carrier, has docked at PD Teesport Berth 1, Middlesbrough, following the recent completion of £19m phase 1 works, McLaughlin & Harvey announced. This development program included the demolition and reconstruction of 305m of suspended deck quay to replace the original 1950s understrength structure. The berth has […]

  • 3 February 2012

    Oldenburgischer Deichband has announced tender for the Jever area sea wall construction works. This project includes: – Increasing and strengthening works to the sea wall “Elizabeth Groden dyke” (km 0.400 to km 4.750, – Extraction of clay soil in the foreland (external Elizabeth Groden) in different grades, designated with water contents of 43% to 97%, […]

  • 25 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The General Dredging Course is a two-week open course (Training Institute for Dredging, 16 – 27 September 2013), focused on the design and operation of various types of dredging equipment and covers all aspects of dredging, such as dredging processes, equipment selection, soil characteristics, automation and control and dredge project management. Several excursions to nearby dredging projects […]

  • 19 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The dredging work for the creation of Pluit City, an artificial island in the bay of Jakarta, Indonesia, is moving ahead. The growth of Jakarta’s population by 800,000 people per year has resulted in ambitious plans for the further development of Jakarta Bay. Trailing suction hopper dredgers are now dredging the sand that will be […]

  • 1 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) and Hermes Infrastructure have signed an agreement to invest approximately £1.6 billion (C$2.9 billion) in Associated British Ports (ABP). According to the agreement, CPPIB and Hermes Infrastructure will acquire at least 30% stake in ABP and may acquire a further 3.33% subject to pre-emption rights. The transaction is conditional on customary […]

  • 9 July 2020
    Business development

    An application has been submitted to the Department of the Army and the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control by the Peninsula Property Owners Association for a permit to conduct beach nourishment along the south end of Litchfield Beach, SC.  The proposed project is a revision of the plan previously advertised on April 14, […]

  • 15 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Collier County 2020 Beach Renourishment Project roll out is being planned to start in early November.  At yesterday’s Board of County Commissioners (BCC) meeting, they approved Earth Tech Enterprises to place sand on Naples Beach. These areas include Doctors Pass to near Lowdermilk Park. Construction Engineering Inspection will be performed by Collier County Coastal […]

  • 14 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Congressman Clay Higgins sent a letter to President Trump and congressional appropriators yesterday, urging them to prioritize Southwest Louisiana’s infrastructure needs and funding for a new I-10 Calcasieu River Bridge. The letter reads, in part, “While our region is the fastest growing in Louisiana and among the top nationally for economic growth, Southwest Louisiana’s […]

  • 25 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Buffalo Reef Task Force has scheduled a meeting in Lake Linden later this month to discuss with the public three alternatives tentatively selected for further analysis in the fight to save this important natural reef off the Keweenaw Peninsula. The meeting will take place on July 31 at the Lake Linden-Hubbell High School, located […]

  • 21 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Over 60 per cent of the population live near to the coast, and 208,000 properties across Wales are at risk of flooding from the sea or rivers, Wales Audit Office said in its latest report. Severe coastal flooding in the winter of 2013-14 was the latest incident to dramatically highlight the vulnerability to flooding and erosion […]

  • 4 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, San Francisco District, will host a public meeting on Wednesday, November 13, to present an overview of the District’s Navigation Program. The meeting is part of an effort by USACE to evaluate the agency’s San Francisco Bay navigation program in order to best position the program for success over […]

  • 9 September 2013

    The joint venture of BAM International, McConnell Dowell and See Yong & Son has reached substantial completion of the jetty for iron ore transport in Lumut, Malaysia, for the Brazilian mining company Vale. BAM, in joint venture with its Australian partner McConnell Dowell and Malaysian partner SYS, completed the construction of an 1,800-metre-long access trestle […]

  • 26 October 2012

    On Thursday, over 50 organizations called for a 10-year moratorium on all land reclamation projects in the Philippines and a thorough review of existing projects, reports interaksyon.com. Leon Dulce, spokesman of the Kalikasan party-list, said: “President Benigno Aquino (III) and the PRA (Philippine Reclamation Authority) should listen to the demand of the people to carry […]

  • 4 June 2014

    Three Members of Lerwick Port Authority have been re-appointed to the Board of the Authority. Three existing Business Ratepayer Members were the only applicants for the three positions. Brian Anderson, Harry Jamieson and Ronnie Gair all applied to serve a further three year term until July 2017. Their applications have been approved under the procedures […]

  • 11 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Mersey Docks and Harbour Company Limited, Maritime Centre, Port of Liverpool has issued a tender for port infrastructure works that could be worth up to £40 million. The tender says that contractor is to provide infrastructure and ancillary works including further development of all necessary design works for construction purposes, supply and install approved […]

  • 14 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    EPA has announced that they will review site clean ups and remedies at 27 Superfund Sites across New England this year by doing routine Five-Year Reviews at each site. EPA conducts evaluations every five years on previously-completed clean up and remediation work performed at Superfund sites and Federal Facilities listed on the “National Priorities List” […]

  • 5 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The oil and gas industry has continued to take full advantage of Lerwick Harbour’s expanded deep-water infrastructure which helped attract increased traffic in 2013. The number of oil-related vessels calling jumped 9.6% to 683, compared to 2012, with the tonnage up 28% to 3.8 million gross tonnes and the cargo handled by 36% to 189,090 […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has announced action plan for Mytholmroyd, which will spend more than £10 million on flood defenses to reduce flood risk. The Mytholmroyd Action Plan sets out the proposed actions that will reduce flood risk in Mytholmroyd. The proposals involve local engineered interventions in conjunction with catchment wide measures such as upstream storage and natural […]

  • 31 August 2010

    Besides the many trailing suction hopper dredgers already seen on Maasvlakte 2, two cutter suction dredgers are now at work. These special vessels ‘cut’ the soil under water free with a rotating cutter head, suck it up, and pump it to the right destination via a pipeline (floating as well as over land). This cutting […]

  • 15 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., the Dutch services provider operating in the dredging, maritime infrastructure and maritime services sectors, said that they have acquired all shares of the Gardline Group as of today. The UK based company’s main activities include marine geophysical surveys, offshore geotechnical services and environmental surveys. Gardline operates 15 survey related vessels in addition […]

  • 25 September 2012

    Nippon Steel Corporation and Sumitomo Metal Industries, Ltd.  have announced that they have decided to invest to expand capacity at Cape Lambert by 70 million tons per year, along with the replacement of existing port facilities, which are jointly operated with Rio Tinto group  in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. While Cape Lambert is […]

  • 14 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    City of Del Mar, CA, is advancing a program to streamline the placement of high-quality sand on the city beaches and has released an environmental document for public review. With mitigation and monitoring, the Sand Compatibility Opportunistic Use Program – or SCOUP – would not cause significant impacts to the environment, according to the Mitigated […]