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  • 6 November 2017

    By Alia Instruments For companies seeking to optimize their operations, accurate and up-to-the-minute production feedback is indispensable. Jan Peters, co-founder of Alia Instruments, explains why with the next generation of non-nuclear equipment, the benefits of production monitoring are now attainable for any company regardless of type of vessel, personnel, or existing on-board technology. Smaller carbon-footprint […]

  • 3 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The APT Global group has launched a new and improved line of dredge ball joints. The in-house developed design has been named the Maximus ball joint and will become part of the APT Global product portfolio. The Maximus dredge ball joint is the result of extensive Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and provides more balanced stress […]

  • 3 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded $600,000 to the Maryland Coastal Bays Program to preserve the economic and ecological vitality of this vast coastal watershed. The EPA award provides funding to implement the EPA-approved Coastal Bays Comprehensive Conservation Management Plan, a consensus of the best means for restoring and maintaining the water quality […]

  • 2 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The NSW Department of Industry has just released this very interesting video update on the Eden Breakwater Wharf Extension Project. Dredging of the birth pocket and fabrication of the scour protection, conducted by the contractor Heron Construction Company Ltd., is currently underway. Environmental performance is better than expected, the department said in their announcement. The construction […]

  • 2 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    On November 8, 2016 the citizens of Brevard County voted to approve a 10-year, ½ cent sales tax to implement the county’s “Save Our Indian River Lagoon Project Plan” (SOIRLPP). The plan includes a portfolio of projects to reduce primary sources of pollution (including excess fertilizer, septic system effluent, nutrient enriched reclaimed water, and stormwater); […]

  • 2 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has released in its latest Terra et Aqua an article named ‘An Improved Integrated Approach for Optimizing Shipping Channel Capacity for Australian Ports’. The continuing surge in commercial vessel sizes is putting increasing pressure on the world’s port authorities to adopt effective expansion strategies to ensure that their assets are […]

  • 1 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is holding a public drop-in session at Calstock next week to explain how potential works could reduce flood risk to local homes and businesses, and benefit the environment. According to EA, the current embankment by the River Tamar which protects Calstock from flooding is in poor condition and needs replacing. Dan Boswell of […]

  • 30 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, has released a draft feasibility report for addressing coastal storm and flood risk to vulnerable property, populations, ecosystems, and infrastructure in the City of Norfolk, VA. The Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement, proposes $1.8 billion in improvements that include a combination of structural, nonstructural, […]

  • 29 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Two changes to the biological opinion associated with the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project give the Army Corps of Engineers more flexibility in contracting and scheduling construction activities as workers continue with the massive deepening project, USACE said in their latest release.  “After careful study, officials with the National Marine Fisheries Service changed the limit of […]

  • 27 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Burton-upon-Trent residents will have a chance to learn more about the benefits of the Environment Agency’s multi-million pound flood scheme improvement work at a series of drop-in sessions next month. The planned works to the town’s flood defenses will see upgrades to the 9km of existing defenses that already protect more than 7,000 homes and […]

  • 26 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Following the decision by Transport Scotland, CMAL and CalMac, to provide a larger vessel for the Uig/Tarbert/Lochmaddy Triangle lifeline ferry service to the Western Isles, the drafting and submission of a Harbor Revision Order and other construction consents for the new works required at Uig Harbor have now been approved. The final Masterplan Report has been […]

  • 25 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    On Friday, October 27th, the U.S. House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment will hold a roundtable policy discussion at PortMiami to launch the development of new legislation to improve the country’s ports, locks and dams, inland waterways, and other water resources infrastructure. The Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) is legislation that authorizes the U.S. […]

  • 24 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The lake at Spring Lake Park became the subject of a multi-week dredging project to improve the overall health of the lake as well as the appearance of the outer bank, the City of Texarkana, Texas, said in their latest announcement.  The project, conducted by Tatum Excavating Co., was funded by the Capital Improvement Plan. […]

  • 24 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Progress continues with the cleanup of Onondaga Lake, its tributaries, and surrounding sites in Onondaga County, New York, according to the Department of Environmental Conservation. With the lake bottom dredging and capping activities completed, the project is transitioning into the long-term monitoring phase. Long-term monitoring by Honeywell, with DEC and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) […]

  • 23 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A £50 million flood alleviation scheme in Leeds which uses movable weir technology – a first for flood risk reduction in the UK – was opened recently by Chair of the Environment Agency, Emma Howard Boyd. Led by Leeds City Council in partnership with the Environment Agency, the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme will provide more than […]

  • 23 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Palaszczuk Government has just awarded a contract worth nearly $3 million for the Port Douglas Boat Harbor dredging works. According to the Main Roads and Ports Minister, Mark Bailey, Queensland dredging contractors, Hall Contracting Pty Ltd, had won the contract to improve navigational access for the harbor. “Approximately 50,000 cubic meters of sediment from the […]

  • 20 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Staff with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, continue to report no significant issues of concern following inspections of the Herbert Hoover Dike that surrounds Lake Okeechobee in south Florida. “The safety of the people living and working around Lake Okeechobee remains our highest priority,” said Col. Jason Kirk, Jacksonville District Commander. “We […]

  • 20 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Two Rocks Marina will receive a $6 million revamp over the next two years to improve ageing infrastructure and prepare the facility for future needs, reports the WA Department of Transport. The Department of Transport, which took on the management of the facility in 2014 following the expiry of a lease with a private operator, will […]

  • 20 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, recently awarded a contract for floodwall improvements along the Mississippi River near the French Market. According to the Corps, improvements are a part of the Mississippi and River Tributaries Project (MR&T). USACE awarded the $4.53 million floodwall improvement contract to MTC Construction, LLC. The contract, scheduled […]

  • 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 […]