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  • 13 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Komatsu Europe International N.V. has introduced the PC210/LC-11 hydraulic excavator to the European market. It further leverages Komatsu’s leadership in technology and innovation with an environmentally friendly EU Stage IV Komatsu engine, up to 6% improved fuel efficiency, an upgraded cab design and enhanced safety and serviceability. Productivity is maximized and operating costs are reduced. Built on proven […]

  • 12 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of Ames, IA, said in its latest announcement that a project informational meeting for the 2016/17 Storm Water Erosion Control Program (South Skunk River) will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 13, in the Council Chambers at City Hall. The meeting will outline the intent and scope of the […]

  • 1 August 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is soliciting contractors for maintenance and improvement dredging at Hampton Harbor in Hampton and Seabrook, New Hampshire. The construction window for dredging activities is between October 15, 2012 and February 1, 2013. The estimated construction cost is between $1,000,000 and $5,000,000. The work on this project […]

  • 14 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The St. Johns River Water Management District, Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), state and local elected officials, and Indian River Lagoon protection advocates yesterday celebrated the completion of a two-year-long muck dredging project in the Eau Gallie River aimed at improving water quality. Attendees gathered at historic Ballard Park at the mouth of the […]

  • 21 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The long awaited Beaver Island Habitat Restoration and Enhancement Project – aimed to dramatically improve the habitat and environmental health on this Mississippi River island – is finally underway and moving forward according to schedule.    “The $10 million habitat restoration project is funded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Upper Mississippi River Restoration […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has awarded more than $24 million in funding for 12 recent projects to continue efforts to improve water quality in the Indian River Lagoon. These projects will help communities to reduce or eliminate nonpoint source pollution and eliminate muck sediments. “We are committed to partnering with local communities to expedite and implement […]

  • 4 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Maintaining adequate water depths in all ports is an ongoing and expensive process, and at Shoreham Port, the Tug Adurni is used constantly to rake material away using a plough towed behind the tug. The Marine Team at Shoreham Port were recently tasked with finding ways to the make the plough, more efficient and productive. […]

  • 28 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Connecticut’s Office of Policy and Management (OPM) has approved $650,000 in state funding for dredging of the Branford town dock area, making improvements to the boat launch and repairing the seawall and town beach in the Stony Creek section of Branford, Rep. Sean Scanlon announced yesterday. “The dock and boat launch in Stony Creek […]

  • 9 January 2014

    The Environment Agency is beginning work with Leicester City Council on a new plan to reduce flood risk in Leicester. This follows additional funding released by the Government after last winter’s floods. As part of the project, the Environment Agency will begin a four week programme of exploratory ground investigations early in January. A significant […]

  • 21 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District recently awarded a $7.2 million contract to PRS Newland JV for improvements along Florin Creek in south Sacramento. Construction will generally be between Highway 99 and Franklin Boulevard. The work includes relocating utilities, and widening and concrete-lining Florin Creek as well as installing flood walls. “This is […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Leominster Flood Alleviation Scheme has been in operation since the 1970s to protect the town from flooding from the River Lugg. The existing scheme consists of raised embankments and walls throughout the town, and a bypass channel to the north. The Environment Agency has undertaken a review to assess if the existing scheme is […]

  • 8 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Beaver Creek Flood Damage Reduction Project Completion Ceremony will take place on Wednesday, November 9, 2016, at Jerry Goodpasture Plaza in Bristol, Tenn.  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nashville District, partnered with the cities of Bristol, Va., and Bristol, Tenn., along with the Tennessee Valley Authority to reduce the risk of flooding along […]

  • 31 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The EU’s TEN-T Program will support with nearly €1 million a study on upgrading the last sections of the Twente canals to make them suitable to larger class Va vessels. The study is the last phase before the construction works planned for 2016. This project will focus on preparing the technical, financial and contractual documentation […]

  • 25 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Rewa River re-dredging project has been postponed for the next one or two years, reports fbc.com. The main reason for the changing of the original dredging plan is money. The Rewa River dredging funds have been diverted for the re-dredging of the Ba River. Regarding this issue, Commissioner Central Lieutenant Colonel Bale Tuitubou, stated: […]

  • 12 December 2011

    Short and long-term plans for preventing any further and extensive flooding have already been drafted by the Thailand’s Strategic Committee for Reconstruction and Future Development (SCRF). The committee chairman Virabongsa Ramangkura said at the Thai Chamber of Commerce, that the committee has assured investors, other countries’ leaders and the Thai people that in the upcoming […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved the 2012 list of waters in New Jersey that are considered either impaired or threatened by pollutants. An impaired water body does not meet federally-approved water quality standards even after pollution controls have been put in place. A threatened water body is expected to be impaired within two […]

  • 26 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, recently won contracts from two major container terminal operators, APM Terminals and Rotterdam World Gateway (RWG) to provide automation systems for their new ship-to-shore cranes. ABB’s delivery will enable the cranes to be operated remotely, without a driver on board, for improved overall efficiency. The two new […]

  • 16 July 2013

    Pharos Offshore Group has acquired an SMD built 1200HP cable burial tool. The Universal Trenching Vehicle (UTV 1200) is a unique low and wide Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) specifically designed to bury submarine power cables. Modifications to the 1200HP UTV 1200 are underway. The enhancements will facilitate more effective post lay/installation burial and improve the […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Eight U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District projects that will provide critical infrastructure to local ports and ecosystem restoration efforts in Florida received approval as part of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) of 2014, which was signed by President Barack Obama June 10.  Four navigation projects and four Everglades restoration projects […]

  • 12 November 2020
    Business development, Operations & Maintenance

    Dredging at Jurien Bay Boat Harbour, which will improve water quality and ensure continued safe navigation at the facility, will kick off in early December, informs the Department of Transport WA. DoT Director of Coastal Facilities, Donna West said that the upcoming work would see dredged sand and seagrass returned offshore rather than to the […]

  • 13 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The State of Hawaii’s Department of Land and Natural Resources has just released the latest update on the Ala Wai Canal dredging work. In order to ensure timely completion of dredging of the Ala Wai Canal, Hawai‘i Harbors Constructors JV will be updating their work hours, beginning on October 16, 2020. Changing the working hours will allow the […]

  • 30 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has announced a comprehensive agreement between the Department of the Environment (MDE) and Exelon Generation Company, LLC, which requires Exelon to invest more than $200 million in environmental projects and operational enhancements to improve water quality in the Lower Susquehanna River and the Chesapeake Bay. Commenting the latest news, Governor Hogan […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a heavy civil marine contractor, today reported net income for the three months ended December 31, 2014, of $5.3 million ($0.19 diluted earnings per share). For the full year 2014, Orion Marine Group reported net income of $6.9 million ($0.25 diluted earnings per share), which compares to the prior full year […]

  • 23 December 2009

    Zidell the longtime Portland barge builder, is pursuing one of the biggest Willamette River cleanup plans to date, a $20 million project that would address decades of contamination, improve 3,000 feet of rubble-strewn shoreline… Source:oregonlive,December 21, 2009;

  • 17 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    New Hampshire Senator Jeanne Shaheen is calling on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to speed up dredging projects for two Seacoast harbors in the coming year. Earlier this week, Shaheen led a letter with U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan and Representatives Annie Kuster and Chris Pappas to the White House Office of Management and Budget […]