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  • 10 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Two Dutch companies, Van den Herik and Boskalis/Cofra, recently won contracts for the construction of a vertical geotextile screen in the berm of the river levee along the Nederrijn, near Opheusden, the Netherlands. Requested by the Rivierenland water board, the two companies developed their own technology to construct such a screen that is specially designed to prevent […]

  • 29 June 2012

    Anzali Port is a harbour town, near Rasht, on Iran’s Caspian Sea coast. (“Bandar” literally means “port.”) It is one of the most important seaports in northern Iran. It consists of an island called Mianposhteh and its surrounding lands. Tourist attractions include a clock tower called Manareh, the long harbour promenade, and the water-logged delta […]

  • 18 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    ‘Vertical sand-proof geotextile’ won the 2013 Water Innovation Award 2013 last Tuesday in the ‘Dry feet’ category. ‘Vertical sand-proof geotextile’ is an innovative way of preventing piping. Deltares won the award as part of a team that also included the Rivierenland Water Authority, Stichting IJkdijk, and the Room for the River programme management. It competed […]

  • 12 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Geotextile positioned vertically in a dike can stop piping. That has been proven by an experiment with the textile on IJkdijk in Bellingwolde (the Netherlands). Geotextile has been used in hydraulic engineering for some time now but using it for piping is new. The experiment has shown for the first time in the field that […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    International Association of Dredging Companies IADC, in its latest edition of Terra et Aqua, has posted an article about the Geotextile Tubes as a replacement for rockfill for the Polder Dike in Saemangenum, South Korea. The 33.9-km-long Saemangeum Sea Dike links Gunsan in the north to Buan in the south. As of now it is […]

  • 19 December 2012

    Geotextile sand elements can be a cheap and sustainable alternative to traditional solutions such as quarry stone when building dams, dikes or groynes. One benefit is that local sand can be used as a filler material, eliminating the need to quarry and transport quarry stone, generating savings (particularly for transport) and reducing the burden on […]

  • 24 September 2012

    Today, Deltares will start a unique experiment with geotextile on the IJkdijk in Groningen. The 15 m wide and 0,5 m long textile has been positioned vertically on the test dike. Over a period of one week, tests will be conducted to see if this approach can counteract piping. Sensors and water-pressure meters will be […]

  • 16 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Preparation is underway for the execution of the circular sediment management plan for a reservoir dredging work in India, Royal IHC said in their latest project update.  The HDPE pipelines, geotextile tubes and non-woven material have arrived on site. The pontoon and workboat that will be used for operating the TT-pump were hired locally and […]

  • 26 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work on the Buffalo Beach rock wall extension in Whitianga has begun and is expected to be completed by June, according to Thames-Coromandel District Council. This scheme will be the extension of the existing rock wall for another 120m and the project will cost $633,100. “Meanwhile if you see some diggers around Dundas Street – that’s the Marina Society […]

  • 17 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work on the extension of a rock wall at Buffalo Beach and a geotextile seawall at Brophy’s Beach is planned for late April/May. “The consent to build a rock wall extension at Buffalo Beach has come through and we are now tendering for the work,” announced Thames Coromandel District Council. Meanwhile the consent for the geotextile […]

  • 19 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Surfrider Foundation, along with its Eastern Long Island Chapter and local Montauk residents, is calling for a halt of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer’s beach armoring project currently under way along the beach in Montauk, NY. Since Friday, November 6, when the Corps began construction of the geotextile seawall, there has been a massive […]

  • 20 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IMS Dredge has announced the acquisition of a patent pending state-of-the-art dewatering technology that is inexpensive, reusable, scalable, and does not require polymers – the GeoPool. The technology was invented by an IMS Versi-Dredge customer and then successfully trialed in the United States and Europe. IMS recently sold several GeoPools to a customer in the […]

  • 14 February 2013

    A deep layer of organic mud covers the bottom of Lake Apopka near the Winter Garden boat ramp and most of the lake bottom. This mud layer creates shoreline water depths too shallow for boaters to navigate without disturbing the mud layer. Suspended mud sediments cause two undesirable consequences: the presence of malodorous and aesthetically […]

  • 27 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District today announced the availability of the Draft Environmental Assessment (DEA) with Draft Finding of No Significant Impact (DFONSI) for the proposed Downtown Montauk Stabilization Project and the opening of a 30-day review period, in which the public can submit written comments. The proposed Downtown Montauk Stabilization […]

  • 9 May 2011

    Boaties, fishermen, and a Jackett Island family want Port Motueka’s channel dredged and the failed $1.4 million geotextile groyne removed… BY HELEN MURDOCH (stuff) [mappress] Source: stuff, May 9, 2011;

  • 24 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    ACE Geosynthetics, a manufacturer of geosynthetic fabric and geosynthetic products, such as geogrid and geotextile, has just released a video about their ACETube® (Geotextile Tube) Dewatering System, that can make dredging faster and more efficient.  ACETube® is integrated with single or multiple pieces of high-strength and high permeability polypropylene or polyester synthetic fabric and is theoretically applicable […]

  • 12 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    As part of enabling works for the Thames Tideway Tunnel, Land & Water and VolkerStevin recently dredged a pocket for the new Blackfriars Pier. “However, the project was challenging – short slack water times, unpredictable tides and shallow water in areas made the endeavor too dangerous for divers,” Land & Water said in the press release. […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Thames-Coromandel District Council staff and contractors on Monday and Tuesday quickly carried out repair work to the coastline around Mercury Bay, caused by Tropical Cyclone Pam. The four areas that were affected were Cooks Beach, Buffalo Beach, Brophy’s Beach and Whangapoua. “Council put in some geofabric, rock and sand push-up as a temporary repair,” said Area Manager […]

  • 21 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging consultants from a consortium of Dutch companies including Royal IHC, Deltares and NETICS have prepared a full-scale pilot project to implement a circular sediment management plan for a reservoir dredging work in India. For the majority of dams that have been clogged up during the past decades, the active removal of sediment from these […]

  • 23 October 2012

    The Broads Authority is restoring a lost reed bed and eroded strip of land at Salhouse Broad using funding and the latest innovative technology from Europe. Erosion over the last 60 years from boat wash and wind has caused the land between Salhouse Broad and the River Bure to become significantly narrow, down to 2 […]

  • 24 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC has just released another update from the reservoir dredging pilot scheme in India, saying that a downstream HDPE discharge pipeline has been placed from dam to disposal site. For the floating pipeline, locally sourced drums will be used as floaters and are attached to the pipeline. “One of the goals of this pilot […]

  • 11 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work on the second coastal erosion project in Mercury Bay has begun with a geotextile sandbag wall being built at Brophy’s Beach.  The geotextile bags are currently being dropped off on-site with a total of 660 to be used. The wall is expected to be finished by mid-December. A plan for landscaping work to follow is […]

  • 29 November 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, has introduced plan for the Savannah Harbor DMCA 14A Back Dike Raising, Jasper County, South Carolina. The scope of work for this project includes the raising of one containment dike of the dredge material containment area (DMCA) 14A. The containment dike, also known as the back dike, […]

  • 16 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    An incident associated with the Stone Harbor Maintenance Dredging Project occurred last week at the Stone Harbor Marina Parking lot. Two geotextile tubes located on the south side of the parking lot failed, releasing fluid mud at the project site. Some of the dredge material from Shelter Haven flowed through the perimeter security fencing to the […]

  • 7 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    In mid October 2019, construction of a low-crest Geotextile Sand Container (GSC) groyne and revetment on the Sunset Beach Foreshore at Triton Place to mitigate coastal erosion will begin, the City of Greater Geraldton reports. The 40m low-crest GSC groyne and 50m long GSC revetment being constructed at Triton Place will help retain an initial […]

  • 12 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Partners from Belgium, Germany, Denmark, Netherlands and Great Britain met in the Broads National Park this week to kick off a brand new €5.5 million project. The Broads Authority is the lead partner of CANAPE project (Creating A New Approach to Peatland Ecosystems). The matched funded project will give the Broads Authority over 700,000 euros […]