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  • 19 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) has just announced the First Call for Papers for the technical sessions at the 2018 Dredging Summit and Expo. The 2018 Dredging Summit and Expo will be held at the Hilton Norfolk The Main Hotel, from June 25-28, 2018. According to WEDA, the conference will provide a forum for improvement of communications, technology transfer, and […]

  • 18 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Reconstruction of submerged breakwater and installation of tetrapods that will ensure safety of the Tofu Bay waters near Suao Port is scheduled for completion in October 2017, reports the Taiwan International Ports Corporation, Ltd. According to the company, the project, which began on April 20th 2017, is at the moment ninety-five percent complete. The main aim of […]

  • 17 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Plans for improved coastal defenses to reduce the risk of flooding and coastal erosion to 470 homes in East Rhyl are moving to their next stage of development after the Cabinet Secretary for Environment and Rural Affairs, Lesley Griffiths, announced over £1m for Denbighshire County Council. The money will be used for design work for […]

  • 16 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port of Teignmouth has celebrated a historic 4000 tonne shipment record thanks to continuous investment in improvements in port infrastructure, Associated British Ports (ABP) said in their latest release.  The tonnage-handling milestone, which marks the highest volume of cargo ever to be exported in a single shipment from the port during its long history, was […]

  • 13 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Prins Hendrik dike in Texel, which is over three kilometers long, is strengthened with sand on the sea side, adding some 200 hectares to the island. As from 2018, Jan De Nul N.V. will build a dynamic, unique nature reserve with dunes, salt marsh and beach in front of the current dike. The project […]

  • 13 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ebsford Environmental has been appointed as remediation specialists to work with the Coal Authority and Environment Agency on a project to improve up to 60km of rivers in the North Pennines. Partnering with civil engineering firm JN Bentley, Ebsford will support the firm in developing and executing a safe and environmentally sensitive plan of removing […]

  • 13 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environmental Conservation’s Clean Water Initiative Program yesterday announced over $1.6 million in Ecosystem Restoration Grants for projects to improve water quality across Vermont. DEC is awarding more than fifty clean water improvement projects, targeting Vermont’s impaired and at-risk rivers, lakes, and wetlands. The grants will go to municipalities, regional planning commissions, natural […]

  • 12 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) joined yesterday with federal agencies in a Dedication Ceremony spotlighting $214 million in coastal projects in Louisiana. CPRA is the state sponsor for all Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act (CWPPRA) projects. CWPPRA project federal partners include the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Dept. of Commerce, […]

  • 12 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The FIDIC Form of Contract for Dredging and Reclamation Works is now available in Russian, reported today IADC – International Association of Dredging Companies. According to IADC, first released in English, the FIDIC now has its Russian version with the French, German, Italian and Portuguese translations will soon follow. In 1999 the “Fédération Internationale des Ingénieurs-Conseils” […]

  • 11 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Four Watermaster dredgers have been brought from Finland to improve the environmental condition of the Northern Lakes (lagoons) of Egypt. The Nile Delta estuarine with its wetlands, lakes and lagoons forms a transitional water purification and protective zone before the Mediterranean Sea. This zone is a productive agricultural and aquacultural area, as well as an important […]

  • 10 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The second and the final day of our first Dredging Today Conference, taking place at Amsterdam RAI Convention Center under the theme ‘Changing Climate, Resilient Business’, has drawn to a close today on a very positive note.  The sessions saw straight-to-the-point statements and some interesting discussions. During the first thematical session: ‘Solutions and funding for climate change […]

  • 10 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    J.F. Brennan Company, Inc., La Crosse, Wisconsin, working together with Coastal Resources Management Corporation (CRMC) and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Department, recently completed the Ninigret Pond dredging and marsh restoration project in Charlestown, R.I. During the works, approximately 30,000 cubic yards of material was dredged from the breachway, adding between six vertical inches and a foot of […]

  • 10 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    With an aim to promote waterway transportation in the city, the Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has decided to invest around $90 million in two river dredging projects. According to the local media, the People’s Committee recently approved two river dredging projects in District 9 that will improve the capacity of its waterways to transport […]

  • 9 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just reported that a new version of the Standard Form of Contract for Dredging and Reclamation in 2016 has been published by FIDIC. IADC also added that two members of the responsible FIDIC task group will share their knowledge of the changes in the IADC’s upcoming webinar. The webinar […]

  • 9 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is working in partnership with Hampshire County Council, Test Valley Borough Council, local flood action groups and other partners to develop a permanent flood scheme for Romsey. According to the EA, the main flood risk in Romsey is from the River Test. As a chalk river, the Test is influenced by high […]

  • 8 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) has announced a number of developments since the company released its second quarter earnings report. According to Chief Executive Officer, Lasse Petterson, GLDD has performed extensive analysis regarding its portfolio composition and asset utilization. The goal of the analysis is to improve the company’s financial results in both domestic and […]

  • 6 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Browsing through the latest global dredging news has just become a whole lot easier. From today the new mobile version of DredgingToday.com is live. Anne Visser, Business Unit Manager at Navingo, comments: “The use of mobile devices to access DredgingToday.com is increasing, therefore we are pleased to offer this improved format to our readers. The […]

  • 6 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has released a Request for Statement of Interest and Qualifications (RSIQ) for eligible firms interested in providing engineering and design services for the Mid-Breton Sediment Diversion project. This project is part of the Mississippi River Mid-Basin Sediment Diversion Program, which also includes the proposed Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion. These […]

  • 5 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Governor Chris Christie and Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin yesterday visited Ocean County’s Cattus Island Park in Toms River to announce a comprehensive action plan for Barnegat Bay and that the state will provide $20 million to ensure the continued recovery of the Bay.  “From the very beginning of my administration I have […]

  • 5 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Wyoming Game and Fish Department and the University of Wyoming have each received $112,500 in grant funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to develop protect, manage and restore wetlands in the state of Wyoming. The EPA Wetland Program Development Grants are awarded through a competitive process and are intended to support state and local […]

  • 4 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just released a new article named “Randle Reef Sediment Remediation: Current Status of Construction and Next Steps”, introducing some very interesting facts about the Hamilton Harbor remediation project. As Canada’s largest port on the Great Lakes, Hamilton Harbor has a long history of industrial activity, especially steel-making, said IADC in the […]

  • 4 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) has allotted $48.2 million for the rehabilitation of the Subic Bay Freeport’s piers and wharves, the Philippine News Agency informs. Newly-appointed SBMA Chairperson and Administrator Wilma T. Eisma said that the move is part of an effort to fully improve the so-called heart and soul of this premier maritime logistics center. […]

  • 4 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The South Carolina Ports Authority has submitted an application to the Department of the Army and the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control for a permit to dredge the Cooper River at a location adjacent to the Hugh K. Leatherman (HLT) in Charleston. The proposed work consists of conducting new work and maintenance dredging to improve […]

  • 4 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Baltimore District awarded a contract on September 29 to Coastal Design & Construction Inc., from Gloucester, Virginia, in the amount of approximately $6.88 million for construction of a navigation improvement project at Rhodes Point on Smith Island. The scheme consists of realignment of a portion of the federal navigation […]

  • 4 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Alabama Power, in partnership with its parent company, Southern Company, and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), yesterday announced grants supporting restoration efforts along two important waterways in Central Alabama: the Cahaba River and Village Creek.  The grants are funded through the Five Star and Urban Waters Restoration Program. Five Star provides funding to […]

  • 3 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Egyptian Suez Canal Authority (SCA) has signed a contract with Royal IHC for the design and construction of two custom-built 29,190kW heavy-duty rock cutter suction dredgers (CSDs). The vessels will have an overall length of 147.4 meters and provide a maximum dredging depth of 35 meters. In addition, they will offer accommodation facilities for […]