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  • 13 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    About 110,000 cubic metres of sand are being dredged from the Tweed River entrance to maintain a clear channel for safer boating in the region, the National Party of Australia reports. NSW Nationals Member for Tweed, Geoff Provest, said that the dredging of one of the most dynamic channels in Australia had happened annually since […]

  • 11 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, recently awarded a contract for Ontonagon Harbor maintenance dredging about 140 miles east of Duluth, Minnesota, on the south shore of Lake Superior. The contract (award number W911XK20C0016) was for $725,500 to dredge 84,000 cubic yards of material from Ontonagon Harbor. Material from the dredging sites will […]

  • 7 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    About 110,000 cubic metres of sand will be dredged from the Tweed River entrance to maintain a clear channel for safer boating starting next week, Transport for NSW reports. Member for Tweed Geoff Provest said that the dredging of one of the most dynamic channels in Australia has happened annually since 2001 as a joint […]

  • 4 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    American Construction Company is working away in the Upper Bay this morning, completing dredging between River Miles 12 and 15, Port of Coos Bay reports. Contracted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, American will remove approximately 1,000,000 cubic yards of material between now and October 31st of this year. The project will take the […]

  • 24 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Environment Agency’s annual flood defence work to protect thousands of coastal properties from flooding is almost complete for 2020. According to the EA, the £7m scheme saw 400,000 cubic metres of sand replaced on Lincolnshire’s beaches. The sand is pumped from the seabed back onto the beach to replace levels lost to the sea […]

  • 2 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Buffalo District awarded a $6.11 million contract to Cold Spring Construction Company, from Akron, NY, on June 25 to repair over 1,300 feet of seawall, which has deteriorated over time due to Lake Erie ice and wave action, at the northern section of LaSalle Park, Buffalo, NY.  “This project is critical to protect […]

  • 12 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Royal IHC was recently awarded a contract for the design and build of a water injection dredger (WID) for the North Carolina State Ports Authority (NCSPA). In line with NCSPA’s specifications, the dredger is designed to offer easy maintenance and a smooth operation. Other key design factors include dredge depth, weight and cost. According to […]

  • 8 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    While working on the busy waters of the Humber, ABP’s dredging team yesterday witnessed the explosion of an undiscovered World War II bomb. According to the release, UK Dredging – the dredging company owned by ABP Group – were completing routine maintenance dredging of the Humber, when they heard a loud bang and saw a […]

  • 5 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Garret Graves (South Louisiana) released the following statement yesterday regarding a $3.2 million Center of Excellence Research Grant for the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana (CPRA)’s partnership with the Water Institute of the Gulf (the Water Institute). The grant is funded under the Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities, and Revived Economies […]

  • 2 April 2020
    Business & Finance

     Virtual Surveyor has just released this amazing video, showing how to use drone surveying to support sand pit dredging operations. Sand pits are often wet and certainly dynamic environments. Frequent monitoring is a must, and drone surveying is the right tool for that job. Drone surveying provides a regular snapshot of the water extent […]

  • 3 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC has introduced its new digital service IRIS (integrated and remote intelligence solutions) – a global connected platform that provides IHC customers with operational intelligence on their vessels and helps them to make better informed data-driven decisions. Via a mobile web application users can login and monitor performance indicators, such as production, fuel consumption and […]

  • 26 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers yesterday announced a $29 million Harbor Assistance Program grant for improvements needed at the Port of Marinette to allow for the production of the next generation of navy ships. Fincantieri Marinette Marine, a premiere shipbuilder located at the port, intends to continue a site improvement project. That project includes the construction […]

  • 26 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Land & Water team is currently on site, working at the Royal Military Canal in Kent where they are desilting a stretch of this waterway. “Not only is the Royal Military Canal a historic piece of infrastructure, it is also a functional flood defense for the local area. As a result, specialist expertise was required… […]

  • 18 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) is currently doing maintenance dredging in Chesapeake Bay by removing any mud above 36 feet in the channel for ships to pass through safely. As shown on the latest project update photo, mud that was dredged from the Upper Chesapeake Bay and loaded into a scow is now […]

  • 10 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Norfolk District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a $23.7 million contract to Miami-based business Continental Heavy Civil Corp. for beach renourishment at the NASA Wallops Island Flight Facility on Virginia’s Eastern Shore.   The project includes construction of breakwaters and placing 1.3 million cubic yards of sand along a four-mile stretch of […]

  • 31 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Port Houston’s new strategic plan was approved on January 28 by the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority, setting in motion a roadmap for its continued growth and success. Port Houston’s team, led by Executive Director Roger Guenther, presented the 2020 Strategic Plan for approval following many months of work. In addition to […]

  • 29 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Starting February 15, property owners and contractors are banned for four months from dredging and excavating at Smith Mountain and Leesville lakes due to fish spawning, according to a news release from Appalachian Power. The policy is necessary to support fish population growth, including sunfish, catfish and variations of bass, said Dan Wilson, a fisheries […]

  • 20 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The past three years have proved challenging for the St. Paul District’s channels and harbors team. As Mother Nature continues serving up records for volume of water, river flows and sediment, the team responsible for managing the Mississippi River’s navigation channel from Minneapolis to Guttenberg, Iowa, is also actively seeking permanent locations along the river […]

  • 16 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded over $1.6 million to the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority for a project that would create 392 acres of marsh land in southwest Louisiana. This project will help restore marsh land in shallow areas by using dredged material from the Calcasieu Ship Channel. “This project is […]

  • 19 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    As part of Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) annual maintenance dredging campaign, the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Brisbane was recently in the Port of Gladstone. Visiting the area from November 14 to December 18, the dredger maintained approximately 50 km of channels and berths, which are required to keep ships moving safely in and out […]

  • 13 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Warrnambool City Council (VIC) is preparing a 10-year dredging strategy for the Port of Warrnambool and will seek community feedback on options for disposal of dredged sand. The strategy will help ensure that dredging is done in a way that best meets community needs and those who use the port’s boat launching facilities. “Dredging has […]

  • 7 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District, together with their contractor, will begin maintenance dredging on the approach to the Chesapeake & Delaware Canal in late November 2019. The project area extends from the western approach of the C&D Canal to Fairlee Creek along the Elk River. Dredged material will be placed in the […]

  • 6 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    Royal IHC has been awarded another contract by Van Oord to design and supply the dredge installation for its new 10,500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD). The suction pipe installation with underwater pump, two dredge pumps and three jet water pumps will be installed on the new TSHD and built in Singapore. Earlier this year, […]

  • 30 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) granted $3 million to San Mateo County to improve the Colma Creek Flood Control Channel recently. Upgrades will protect the City of South San Francisco from tributary flooding, mitigate the effects of sea level rise beyond the year 2060, and double the channel’s level of flood protection to 100-year […]

  • 17 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District, in partnership with the Florida Inland Navigation District, have begun dredging portions of the Intracoastal Waterway (IWW).  USACE awarded a $5.8 million contract in late July for maintenance dredging of the IWW in St. Johns and Flagler Counties. During the project, Southwind Construction Corporation will remove more than […]

  • 14 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging has resumed on the 96km long Delaware and Raritan Canal, with work expected to run through until the end of October. The canal functions as a means of transporting water and acts as a reservoir, being part of the Raritan basin water supply system, providing water to millions of central New Jersey residents. The […]