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  • 6 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    IHC MTI will open its doors from 2-6 November 2015 for the annual staff training project in Kinderdijk. The training is dedicated to the operational management involved in dredging operations. It allows the participants to expand and improve their skill sets in managing a dredging project, based on the hard numbers each project consists of. […]

  • 6 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, awarded a $1.6 million contract to Spruce Valley Corporation of Middle River, Minnesota, on September 30, to improve fish passage in the Sand Hill River near Fertile, Minnesota. A restoration plan completed by the St. Paul District and approved by its Headquarters in 2014 recommended several […]

  • 5 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    A Transport for NSW spokesperson has announced the completion of the Clarence River Erosion Management Plan which will result in a number of changes to waterways management on the river from 1 September 2015. “One of the key actions arising from the Regional Boating Plan process was the need to develop a state-wide evidence based […]

  • 5 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The island of Kerrera is set to benefit from a significant upgrade to its ferry berthing facilities, Minister for Transport and Islands Derek Mackay announced today. Around £1.7 million will be invested in the construction of a new breakwater and the extension of the slipway. The project also includes an extension to the Gallanach slipway […]

  • 5 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Manatee County Port Authority has announced its plans to host on October 22nd workshop that will provide information on – and gather public input for – an update being prepared for the port’s master plan. The workshop is slated to be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Port Manatee Intermodal Center in […]

  • 2 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Neumann Contractors have commenced dredge mobilization works in Currumbin Creek for 2015. The pipeline and booster pump will be set up over the next week and dredging will begin after the Queensland school holidays.  The sand removed from Currumbin creek will be used to replenish the beach on the southern end of Palm Beach. It is anticipated […]

  • 1 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Tacoma began dredging contaminated sediments in Blair Waterway on September 15 in preparation to expand Pier 4. The Port detected a marine biocide, called tributyltin, while completing a dredging inspection for the site evaluation to expand Pier 4 for larger ships. The Port of Tacoma has agreed to complete the cleanup of […]

  • 1 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, has awarded a $22.5 million contract to John S. Meek Company, a Gardena, California-based firm, to construct Reach 9-Phase 5A, north bank protection, along the Santa Ana River in Orange County, California. The contract calls for the construction of improvements to an existing 4,083-foot section of […]

  • 30 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The deepening and widening of Barbours Cut channel is now complete, making Barbours Cut Container Terminal the Port Authority’s first 45-foot deep draft container facility, announced Houston’s Port Commission Chairman Janiece Longoria. According to a study by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), the dredging and terminal improvements to the Barbours Cut channel are projected to result […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    PMR Hydraulics and Van Oord dredging and marine contractors have entered into a long term service level agreement. For the coming three years, PMR Hydraulics will exclusively be responsible for advice, all services and deliveries/installations of hydraulic parts on board Van Oord’s 80 dredging vessels. PMR Hydraulics – Van Oord cooperation is not new, the two […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Christie Administration has awarded a nearly $1.66 million contract to remove sand pushed by Superstorm Sandy into Deal Lake, the largest in a series of unique coastal lakes in Monmouth County that were severely impacted by the storm. According to the announcement from the Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin, the contract to dredge […]

  • 25 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord’s largest trailing suction hopper dredger, the Vox Maxima, has started the dredging work for the creation of Pluit City, an artificial island in the bay of Jakarta, Indonesia. The Pluit City project is being developed by Van Oord–Boskalis joint venture with the completion date set for 2018. The growth of Jakarta’s population by 800,000 people per […]

  • 25 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, will hold a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the start of construction of an ecosystem restoration project along an approximately one-mile stretch of Lower Boulder Creek. The ceremony will take place on Thursday, October 8, starting at 12:30 p.m. MDT at the project site, which is located between […]

  • 25 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    In his yesterday’s State of the Port address, Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis Foltz reported on a year of extraordinary growth, and provided a review of the $142 million fiscal year 2016 capital expenditure plan. “Georgia is making the investments necessary to maintain and strengthen our position as the premier gateway for trade to […]

  • 24 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, is accepting comments from the public regarding a proposed stream restoration project at Underwood Creek near Milwaukee, Wisconsin. USACE has prepared a Detailed Project Report, DPR, and Environmental Assessment, EA, concentrated on a proposed aquatic ecosystem restoration project on Underwood Creek in Wauwatosa, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin. USACE […]

  • 23 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Michigan’s gateway port to Lake Erie and St. Lawrence Seaway will undergo a broad range of major improvements and alterations expected to transform the city of Monroe’s harbor into a leading cargo transportation center on the Great Lakes. The Michigan Strategic Fund approved up to $3 million in repayable funds from the MSF Investment Fund […]

  • 23 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District has awarded a $2.2 million contract to RLB Contracting Inc. for placement of rip rap and articulating concrete block in order to minimize erosion of the existing Pelican Island Placement Area containment dikes in Galveston County, Texas. “The Pelican Island Placement Area receives dredged material from the Galveston Harbor […]

  • 23 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environmental Conservation has approved a new plan to improve water quality in Lake Champlain. The Northern Lake Champlain Direct Drainages Tactical Basin Plan compiles over two years of work focused on the health of the basin and development of targeted actions to remediate and protect surface waters. High levels of sediment and […]

  • 21 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The City of Sterling Heights and the City of Utica recently received a $4.5 million grant from the Environmental Protection Agency for a nine-mile restoration project along the Clinton River, known as the Clinton River Corridor Habitat Restoration Project. The $4.5 million grant includes no local match. According to the grant agreement from the EPA, the […]

  • 21 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    ECTMarine – a Dutch supplier of dredging components, services and design, from a single spare part to a complete dredging vessel – began the year with great momentum, enthusiasm and energy.  Development of “yard packages” for the Prime Dredge Line, Quick Dredge Technology and presentation of the ‘Core Dredge Line’ are some of the stories DT brought to you in 2015. In […]

  • 21 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Cairns and Far North Environment Centre (CAFNEC) today pointed out that the recently released reef report card 2014 is not good news for the reef. With reducing land based sediment loads one of the priorities, CAFNEC is questioning how new dredging in Cairns could be even considered as an option. CAFNEC Marine Programs Coordinator Josh […]

  • 18 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    GRC (Grond Recyclage Centrum, Soil Recycling Center) today celebrates its 20 years of existence. As a pioneer in soil recycling, GRC is still at the top of soil remediation. Thanks to continuing investments and innovations in the last 20 years, it processes a wide range of contaminated materials today. GEC was founded even before the […]

  • 18 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Phase two of the Skiprunning Burn Flood Protection Scheme in Jedburgh started earlier this week, the Scottish Borders Council informs. This phase of the flood protection program will be completed by the end of 2015 “The start of phase two of the Skiprunning Burn Flood Protection Scheme will be a welcome sight for residents in Jedburgh,” said Councillor […]

  • 17 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    One of the largest coastal marsh restorations on the Atlantic Coast is underway in Delaware. Hurricane Sandy resilience and recovery funding allows efforts to carve out marsh drainage channels, repair breached marshes and reconstruct severely damaged shoreline along approximately 4,000 acres of back-barrier tidal marsh along the Delaware Bay at Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge. […]

  • 17 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    JULONG, a Chinese manufacturer of various water engineering vessels and platforms, has delivered a cutter suction dredger to the Chinese government. This 16 inch cutter suction dredger, with suction and discharge pipe of 400mm and a 2000m/hr pump capacity, is equipped with one set of 1000HP Cummins engine. The dredging machine was delivered with a 2000m […]

  • 17 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Suffolk County has secured over $6 million that will be used for improving the Hampton Bays community. The announcement was made by the Deputy Presiding Officer and Second District County Legislator Jay Schneiderman following Wednesday’s session of the County Legislature. According to Schneiderman, the funds were secured for the resurfacing project on Main Street in Hampton Bays, to dredge the […]