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  • 4 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Five packages of work valued at $2.3 million for key studies to support the development of the Port of Hastings have been awarded following a rigorous tender process. Minister for Ports Denis Napthine said the tenders received a significant response from the Victorian infrastructure development industry, and would allow key pieces of vital work to […]

  • 6 September 2010

    The Nan River and two adjacent rivers will be dredged and have sluice gates installed as part of an integrated approach to tackle chronic… (bangkokpost) [mappress] Source: bangkokpost, September 6, 2010;

  • 22 March 2012

      APM Terminals’ Moin Container Terminal (TCM) Concession Agreement with the Government of Costa Rica has received final endorsement from Costa Rica’s Comptroller General Office. With this, APM Terminals will be able to start the 18-month implementation phase performing all the required studies and final design work which once completed, will be submitted to the […]

  • 13 February 2013

    After many years of effort to get South Harbor dock rebuilt and Saltworks Creek dredged, it’s done. Since there is little dreging activity in the area, the county was able to negotiate a low cost for the Saltworks project. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, February 13, 2013

  • 26 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    A bid opening yesterday on the first phase of the Mouse River Enhanced Flood Protection Plan showed an apparent low bid of $46 million, approximately $13 million below the engineer’s estimate. The City of Minot reported that the apparent low bid was submitted by Wagner Construction, which was the prime contractor on a recently completed […]

  • 27 October 2010

    The dredging crane working these last weeks in Baker Bay gives an incomplete picture of the complexity of the issues lurking in the silt and sand below the surface of the bay. The political clout needed to annually lobby for federal dredging funds is taking its toll on Chinook and Ilwaco port managers, Dan Todd […]

  • 7 April 2010

    US. Sen. Dianne Feinstein has asked Congress for $23.7 million in federal funding to clean up Newport Harbor.City officials expect to have word on whether the project will get a chunk of federal money later this year. Congress isn’t expected to approve appropriations until after the November election… [mappress] Source:dailypilot,April 7,2010;

  • 10 June 2011

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter recently made the following statement supporting the need to dredge the lower Mississippi River. “The Mississippi River is the most productive river transportation system in America, and ensuring that cargo can continue to move through the river and waterways must be a top priority for the Corps,” Vitter said. “It’s not […]

  • 28 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Patrick E. Murphy has announced that the Army Corps of Engineers is awarding funding to restore Fort Pierce Beach to its pre-Hurricane Sandy condition. Furthermore, the Army Corps is in the process of releasing funding needed for the Martin County Shore Protection Project. “From day one, getting funding for beach restoration projects has been […]

  • 26 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that a $32.2 million project to restore Ocean Parkway on Long Island is reaching a milestone this week with the start of pavement reconstruction only four months after Superstorm Sandy devastated the oceanfront roadway and miles of beaches along it. “Ocean Parkway and its connections to Robert Moses State Park […]

  • 22 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) recently praised the House passage of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA). This bill, which still must be reconciled with a Senate version before becoming law, authorizes actions which will speed the Port Everglades dredging project that, when complete, would allow for larger cargo and cruise ships […]

  • 29 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers has allotted $1.5 million in federal funding for sand replenishment for Presque Isle State Park in Erie, Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania Representative Mike Kelly issued the following statement yesterday in response to the latest news: “Christmas has surely come early for Erie and for our entire region. Last month, President Trump made […]

  • 23 October 2010

    Hernando County can proceed with finding a contractor to take over the Hernando Beach Channel dredging project. That was just what County… By Barbara Behrendt (tampabay) [mappress] Source: tampabay, October 24, 2010;

  • 24 May 2010

    A Wilmington marina will be allowed to dredge out parts of its basin even though it’s located in an area designated a key nursery area for…   [mappress] Source: starnewsonline, May 24, 2010;

  • 10 October 2011

    The Kerala Government has landed in a soup by seeking ‘major port’ status for Vizhinjam port as it eventually means that the state will have… (ibnlive) [mappress] Source: ibnlive, October 10, 2011;

  • 3 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Texas Senator Ted Cruz voiced strong support for the Houston Ship Channel Improvement Project earlier this week, after being briefed by Port Houston leadership and top executives representing industry along the channel. Senator Cruz said that the widening and deepening project is important to Texas and the nation and lauded the leadership of Port Houston […]

  • 31 May 2012

    “Do tides influence turbidity?” was just one question students from Gladstone High School asked this week to Western Basin Dredging and Disposal Project (WBDDP) environmental scientist Dr Daniel Spooner. Dr Spooner’s visit to the school is part of Gladstone Ports Corporation WBDDP schools program where students are taught about water turbidity and metals and what […]

  • 1 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Henderson (KY) is about to begin a dredging project that will remove sediment and silt from the downtown boat ramps. As reported in the release, for the first time this summer season, the Ohio River has dropped low enough and will remain that way so the city can clean out the silt […]

  • 21 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The first step in what could be a major effort to improve water conditions in the Middle Snake River gets underway this week on a pair of small islands downstream from Walter’s Ferry. Idaho Power’s Bayha Island Research Project is one part of the broader Snake River Stewardship Program, which aims to help the company […]

  • 4 February 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, awarded a New Jersey-based company a $10.5 million contract to replace sand along NASA’s Wallops Island launch facilities near Chincoteague, Va. Weeks Marine, Inc., from Cranford, N.J. will dredge sand to restore dunes and berms damaged by Hurricane Sandy. The restoration involves adding 650,000 cubic yards of […]

  • 8 August 2013
    Project & Tenders

    The exact date of the start of dredging works at Lexington Harbor remains unknown, official states, however, the Sanilac County News reports that the water at the harbor is still deep enough for boats to enter. Meanwhile, Busch Marine of Bay City was dredging out the Port Sanilac Harbor entrance last week. Mark Sine, person […]

  • 10 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Joint Base Andrews (JBA) and 11th Wing commander Col. Andrew Purath took part in a ceremonial commemoration of the first wetlands umbrella mitigation banking instrument for the Department of Defense in Maryland on September 6. The entire project, organized in cooperation with USACE’s Baltimore District, Maryland Department of the Environment, GreenTrust Alliance and GreenVest […]

  • 4 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The North Queensland Bulk Ports (NQBP) was granted Commonwealth permits last week to conduct maintenance dredging at the Port of Hay Point following a thorough consultation and assessment process. The 10-year permits, issued by the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, carry conditions that protect the marine environment. Maintenance dredging at the Port of Hay Point […]

  • 6 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Napier Port’s resource consent applications to build an additional wharf on its container terminal and carry out further dredging have been approved, according to the company. Building 6 Wharf will allow more ships to visit, larger ships to berth and alleviate the growing congestion caused by increasing cargo volumes coming out of the thriving region, […]

  • 19 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Over 800 meters of riprap sea-defense works have been completed on the West Coast of Demerara, Guyana, reports the Department of Public Information. According to the DPI, the project, which commenced in November 2017, was completed in three phases. BK International has executed 300 and 260 meters respectively of riprap sea-defense in two phases and Toolsie Persaud […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port of Townsville announced this morning that the construction works on the port expansion program could start next year after the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the project was approved by the Queensland Coordinator-General. The EIS included comprehensive scientific assessments and consultation processes to address key issues, and the conditions placed on the Coordinator-General’s approval […]