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  • 7 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Fareham Borough Council has secured the long term future of the sea defenses at Hill Head by approving the construction of a new half-a-million pound seawall at a meeting of the Council’s Executive held April 4. According to the council, the replacement seawall will reduce the risk of flooding, protect beach huts and keep the […]

  • 3 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Environment experts from Southampton Solent University have been using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) to provide the National Trust (NT) with information on the erosion and deposition of the environmentally sensitive area they manage at East Head near West Wittering. East Head is a significantly dynamic coastal feature at the western side of the mouth to […]

  • 28 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Pelican Bay Marina dredging project, undertaken by Mountain West Dredge, has been ongoing for about a month now. The project has two focuses: installing a pump house for the city of Saratoga Springs to replace a damaged well for secondary water and dredging the public marina. “The dredging is making good time,” Sam Braegger, Outreach […]

  • 23 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Senator John Hoeven on Tuesday met with Office and Management and Budget (OMB) Director Mick Mulvaney and Fargo-Moorhead leaders, including Fargo Mayor Tim Mahoney and Moorhead Mayor Del Rae Williams. Hoeven arranged the meeting to secure funding for comprehensive flood protection for the Red River Valley in the Army Corps of Engineers Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 […]

  • 13 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    One of the largest ecosystem restoration projects ever undertaken by the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has restored the Caminada Headland, a 13-mile stretch of beach and dune running from the Belle Pass outlet of Bayou Lafourche eastward to Caminada Pass at the end of Elmer’s Island. The new beach covers an area […]

  • 3 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The construction of a flood protection scheme for Hawick is a step closer after Scottish Borders Councilors approved the final outline design of the project. The decision taken at council meeting on Thursday, March 2, means that the publication of the scheme can now take place in April 2017. Upon the publication, there will be […]

  • 8 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Jan De Nul recently put its suction dredger, PETRUS PLANCIUS, back into operation after a successful conversion into an environmental dredger. IHC Services designed the technical solution that could operate the dredger with either a cutter or silt suction head. The IHC Beaver 1600, built in 2008, needed to be adjusted for a challenging environmental […]

  • 6 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction works on the Peterhead harbor redevelopment project are in full swing, according to the McLaughlin & Harvey. The company reported that works to deepen Peterhead Harbor continue, with over 250 out of 1,000 piles already installed. McL&H also reported that the company is utilizing an innovative approach to the works with the first use in […]

  • 1 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Mackley recently completed phase one of the Hill Head Coastal Protection Project carried out on behalf of Fareham Borough Council. According to the company, the scheme, which was divided into three sections and delivered over five weeks, has re-nourished the beach on the Hampshire coast to historic levels, thereby protecting the sea defenses. The first section of […]

  • 17 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Good progress is being made on Huntly’s £3 million Flood Protection Scheme, which will require the closure of a major local road for most of next month, Aberdeenshire Council just announced. A three-week closure is planned for the A920 and C110s from February 1 to enable the Ittingstone Burn culvert, linking it to the River […]

  • 13 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Beginning Monday, January 16, 2017 the Hilton Head Island’s subcontractor, Eastman Aggregates, will begin tilling those portions of the Island’s beach which were recently renourished. The tilling is a requirement of the beach renourishment project permits and is done to ensure suitable nesting habitat for sea turtles. The portions of the beach affected by this […]

  • 13 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Vosta LMG, an engineering and contracting company for the worldwide dredging industry, is moving its headquarters from Amsterdam to Delft. The move will bring the company closer to its customers, while ensuring continuity of operations, Vosta said in its release. The new address, Olof Palmestraat 10 in Delft, houses a number of technology providers. “We’re […]

  • 11 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) from Oak Brook, Illinois, has won a $7.4 million firm-fixed-price contract for the Morehead City Harbor maintenance dredging work. “Bids were solicited via the Internet with three received,” according to the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). The main goal of this dredging program is to ensure continued safe navigation […]

  • 30 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Hilton Head Island Government has just announced the completion of their 2016 Island wide Beach Renourishment Project. The Town’s contractor Weeks Marine, Inc. completed sand placement activities in the overnight hours on December 29. Since the start of the project in June, more than 2.5 million cubic yards of sand have been placed […]

  • 27 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Hilton Head Island, SC, has just released the latest update on their 2016 Beach Nourishment Project, undertaken by Weeks Marine. The beach area between 1 Ocean lane and 18 Armada is currently restricted for beach nourishment construction activities, the Town said. During the 5 month scheme, these beach fill operations will proceed around […]

  • 21 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    McLaughlin & Harvey and its joint venture partner Boskalis Westminster are making good progress with the Peterhead Harbor project. Piling work to the north harbor wall at Peterhead Harbor is progressing well, the company said in its latest announcement. The overall project includes, strengthening and deepening of the port as well as 430,556sqft land reclamation with revetment, […]

  • 12 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Work has been ongoing since December 1 along the Narrow River as part of the salt marsh restoration and elevation pilot scheme, State of Rhode Island official website said in its latest project update. The contractor, Patriot Marine, has been dredging down near Sedge Island. The crew is approximately one-third of the way dredging one of […]

  • 7 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $46m contract to Ames Construction, Inc., to complete the diversion inlet control structure portion of the Fargo, North Dakota/Moorhead, Minnesota, Metropolitan Area Flood Risk Management Project. The contract for the inlet control structure is the first construction deal to be awarded by the federal government for the […]

  • 29 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Hilton Head Island’s contractor Weeks Marine, Inc. restarted sand placement activities near Singleton Beach on November 27, 2016, after relocating its dredger, pipeline and other equipment. “Work will advance southward along the Palmetto Dunes oceanfront to near Captain’s Walk,” the Town said in its latest update. In order to finish the project, […]

  • 25 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Preparations for the second phase of the Karwar Commercial Port Expansion Project are currently underway, the Times of India reports. The second phase of this development scheme will include construction of new jetties and expansion of the port by another 1.5km in length. The dredging operations in the sea off Karwar beach and testing of […]

  • 11 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Cherry Grove Dredging Project, being conducted by Orion Marine’s two dredgers, is moving ahead. Earlier this week, one dredge worked in the ‘E Canal’ and another was several blocks down in the Minor Channel. This photo, just released by the City of North Myrtle Beach, was taken at the Minor Channel, east toward Lake […]

  • 11 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Work to repair hurricane damage to the previously constructed beach along the south central oceanfront (North and South Forest Beach) is complete, reports the Town of Hilton Head Island. The Town’s contractor, Weeks Marine Inc., has rebuilt the beach to the point where they were prior to Hurricane Matthew near Shipyard/Palmetto Dunes. “As a result of […]

  • 9 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Eddy Pump Corporation – a dredge equipment and pump manufacturer from El Cajon, California – has started shipping the company’s newly released cutterhead design. The Excavator Dredge Pump Attachment has been outfitted with a new direct drive design and improved cutterhead. This results in a clean design with fewer components and weight reduction. The teeth can […]

  • 7 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Exmouth’s new £1.2 million Mamhead Slipway is almost finished and contractor working on behalf of East Devon District Council is aiming to complete this engineering feat in the late autumn. The council is funding the restoration of the slipway on the River Exe which will be larger and more practical than the previous structure and will […]

  • 1 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership will hold a public exhibition on Thursday, 10th November, to present best coastal protection option for the Hill Head Sea Defense Scheme Phase 2. Following the recent completion of the phase 1, ESCP has identified the leading option to construct a new seawall. The aim of this project is to develop, design […]

  • 28 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and The Nature Conservancy are working with partners, including the Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council, to restore and strengthen saltmarsh habitat at John H. Chafee National Wildlife Refuge. The project, aimed to enhance wildlife habitat and enable the marsh to withstand the impacts of sea-level rise and coastal […]