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  • 6 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, will host a meeting on the Corps’ draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment for the Fargo, North Dakota/Moorhead, Minnesota, Metropolitan Area Flood Risk Management Project on September 13. The meeting, to be organized in cooperation with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, will take place at the Courtyard […]

  • 23 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Boaters using the Savannah River, the Middle River and the Little Back River through the Savannah National Wildlife Refuge will encounter extensive construction near Rifle Cut and McCoy’s Cut during the next 13 months, reports the Army Corps, Savannah District. According to USACE, boaters should expect multiple barges and dredging equipment in waterways designated in red […]

  • 5 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC said in its latest blog post that they have been working with the Technical University of Delft to develop new CFD (computational fluid dynamics) techniques to simulate different types of dragheads for the trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHDs). “This enables us to gain a detailed insight into the processes taking place inside it,” said […]

  • 3 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The effort to make The Port of Virginia the deepest and safest port on the U.S East Coast continues to advance as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers yesterday issued its critical, final authorization to move ahead with the Wider, Deeper, Safer project. According to the Port, the Army Corps’ Chief of Engineers’ Report is […]

  • 2 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Great Lakes and Ohio River Division Commander BG, Mark Toy, last week toured the USACE Unity Island Beneficial Use of dredged sediment project. The first of of its kind project on Lake Erie is a model for future projects on the Great Lakes, and an example of ”whole government“ working together, USACE […]

  • 29 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Jan De Nul Group has just presented the company’s Annual Report 2017 with an overview of its activities and a financial report. According to the release, in 2017, JDN realised a turnover of 1,758 million euro. More important, the company reported continued and even increasing profitability of Jan De Nul Group’s activities. The EBITDA in 2017 […]

  • 22 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has determined that a supplemental environmental impact statement (SEIS) is required for the Fargo-Moorhead Diversion Authority’s revised flood risk management project. According to the release, the DNR will prepare the SEIS to analyze modifications in the revised project proposal. The DNR invites comments on the scope of the SEIS […]

  • 9 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     At their May 2, 2018 meeting, Nags Head’s Board of Commissioners decided to conduct the first re-nourishment of the town’s beach over the summer of 2019 after bids for the work in 2018 came in significantly over budget. Plans for the town’s maintenance project call for 2.3 million cubic yards of sand to be […]

  • 13 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, today presented a couple of photos of the Morehead City dredging operations. The standby dredge vessel McFarland, owned and operated by the Army Corps Philadelphia District, is putting finishing touches to the works. According to USACE, the McFarland is nearly finished with its project in the Morehead City shipping channel. […]

  • 23 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Another barrier island restoration project is nearing completion on Whiskey Island off the coast of Louisiana, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). This time it is the Caillou Lake Headlands Restoration Project which uses sediment from the Ship Shoal, an offshore sand source that EPA proposed for use in a 2002. The Caillou Lake […]

  • 22 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Town of Hilton Head Island has just announced that the town’s contractor will next week begin tilling all portions of the Island’s beach which were recently renourished. Beginning Monday, March 26, the McGraley Company will mobilize in order to begin tilling the beach. “The beach renourishment project permits require that the sand placed be loose enough to […]

  • 20 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Town of Nags Head reported last Friday that four bids have been received for the upcoming beach renourishment project. According to the town’s officials, the bids were submitted from Dutra Group, Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD), Manson Construction Company, and Weeks Marine. “Based on the bid items submitted by each bidder, the […]

  • 28 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Jones Bros Civil Engineering UK has been busy lately with the infrastructure improvement works including land reclamation, earthworks and surfacing that will improve the Holyhead Port layout and safety. The works started at the end of January at Salt Island, adjacent to the busy ferry terminals at the major commercial and ferry port in Anglesey. According […]

  • 15 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    DEME, the Belgian dredging, environmental and marine engineering group, said in their latest announcement that the coastal protection works in Benin at the Cotonou shoreline are in full swing. Works include beach nourishment with a total volume of 1,5 million m³ as well as rock revetment and groyne construction. “The first groyne was completed by the […]

  • 11 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    All works on Phase 2 of the Hill Head Sea Defense project are now complete, according to Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP). “Final works at Hill Head are now complete! This £1m project will protect this much loved stretch of coastline from the effects of extreme weather and sea level rise for years to come,” said ESCP. […]

  • 4 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    A massive dredging effort began on December 1 to push through the final phase of the outer channel deepening for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project, commonly called SHEP, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, said in their latest release.  Up to five hopper dredges will be in the area at one time working 24-hour […]

  • 24 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Crews with Great Lakes Dredge and Dock are making good progress with the removal of sediment from the bottom of Lake Decatur. According to Matt Newell, interim director of the Decatur Public Works Department, the works are progressing well in Basin 3, between U.S. 36 and East William Street Road, and will shut down for the year before […]

  • 24 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    With the arrival of autumn and the departure of the summer breeding bird populations, Brightlingsea Harbor Commission, its principle designers Exo Environmental Ltd, principle contractor Royal Smals and contractor Miles Water Engineering have started Year 2 of their ambitious Harbor Dredging and Salt Marsh Restoration program. Under the Interreg 2 Seas European initiative “Using Sediment As a […]

  • 22 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dare County (NC) has just released highlights from the Board of Commissioners November 20 meeting. At the meeting, the Board approved a reimbursement resolution presented by Finance Director David Clawson for debt issuance related to the Nags Head Beach Nourishment maintenance project. The resolution states the County’s intention to proceed with the project, issue the […]

  • 14 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Tauranga City Council said in its latest announcement that the Pilot Bay beach renourishment scheme is currently underway. “Because it’s a very busy area and it’s exposed to both wind and water, Pilot Bay is vulnerable to erosion. It’s important we replenish it to make sure it’s safe and accessible for boaties and beach-goers,” said Warren […]

  • 9 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of Sunny Isles Beach has just released this beautiful video of their sand renourishment project, conducted by Eastman Aggregate Enterprises, LLC of Lake Worth, Florida. The $8.6 million project is part of the Miami-Dade County Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project. Eastman crews will place approximately 140,000 cubic yards of sand on […]

  • 2 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The NSW Department of Industry has just released this very interesting video update on the Eden Breakwater Wharf Extension Project. Dredging of the birth pocket and fabrication of the scour protection, conducted by the contractor Heron Construction Company Ltd., is currently underway. Environmental performance is better than expected, the department said in their announcement. The construction […]

  • 27 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Students from the University of Brighton have paid another visit to the Clay’s Lake Flood Prevention Scheme in West Sussex, where works have progressed during 2017 ahead of the winter shutdown. This is the third consecutive year that students from the University of Brighton have visited the site. The flood prevention works at Clay’s Lake are […]

  • 27 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Construction works are coming to an end on the Hill Head seawall promenade, according to Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP). The last of the concrete for the promenade was poured in early October 2017. The site compound is beginning to clear and final works are being completed, reported ESCP. “The aim of this project is to […]

  • 20 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, in partnership with the Chicago Park District is currently implementing an ecosystem restoration project at Horner Park.  The goal of this project is to restore the natural features of the North Branch Chicago River at Horner Park and its riparian zone within the constraints of the current […]

  • 28 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of Biloxi, MS, said in its latest announcement that the dredging work is currently underway at Point Cadet Marina. This cleanup scheme is part of a $711,000, year-long project that includes deepening of the Sherman L. Canaan Back Bay Fishing Dock, and canals at Hiller Park and three areas north of the bay, […]