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  • 14 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Tonnes of granite arrived in Hastings on Tuesday, November 8th as the phase 1 of the town’s coastal defense improvement plan starts. Two new rock groynes will be created with 45,000 tonnes of granite, which will be delivered in stages from Norway by barge. Once the new rock groynes have been completed, 25,000 tonnes of shingle […]

  • 11 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Two 70 foot narrow beam mud boats, funded by Stroud Town Council, were launched into the Stroudwater Navigation at Stonehouse on 5th November 2016. The dredger “Augustus Gloop” had been craned out of the Ham Mill pound east of Stroud where it had been working, and transported to Stonehouse by road transport. The addition of […]

  • 11 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Mackley will play a key role in the Government’s response to flooding incidents during winter 2016/17, as a result of Team Van Oord (TVO) securing a new contract covering three regions across the south of England. Under the new contract, TVO is now the lead supplier to provide ‘incident response resources’ to the Environment Agency […]

  • 10 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Sweco has signed two new contracts – one with the Regional Water Management Authority in Wrocław and one with the Regional Water Management Authority in Szczecin – to provide consulting services for the Odra-Vistula Flood Management Project – component 5.4. The project, which is being co-financed by the World Bank, aims to improve flood protection […]

  • 10 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    State and federal officials are celebrating the successful completion of the $38 million restoration project at Delaware’s Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge. It is being touted as the largest restoration project on the East Coast. Beginning in 2015, the federally funded project increased storm resiliency and remediated damage to the marsh from Superstorm Sandy in […]

  • 10 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    China Harbor Engineering Company Ltd. (CHEC), a subsidiary of China Communications Construction Company (CCCC), recently won a major port expansion project in Conakry, Guinea. The contract that was signed in late October is estimated to be worth around $774 million. Conakry Port is the fourth-largest port after Abidjan Port, Dakar Port and Lome Port, as well as the […]

  • 9 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Eddy Pump Corporation – a dredge equipment and pump manufacturer from El Cajon, California – has started shipping the company’s newly released cutterhead design. The Excavator Dredge Pump Attachment has been outfitted with a new direct drive design and improved cutterhead. This results in a clean design with fewer components and weight reduction. The teeth can […]

  • 9 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Members of Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) South East have been shown around the Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls Scheme in the latest of a series of visits to sites where Team Van Oord is working on behalf of the Environment Agency. Taking place on 21 October, the visit was hosted by Terry Gretton, Project […]

  • 8 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment of the Netherlands, Melanie Schultz, yesterday presented the improved section of the Dutch coast, in the West-Zeeuws Vlaanderen area. The completion of the last weak link on the Dutch coast means that the Dutch coast will be superstorm proof for the next 50 years. “In 2003, nine weak links were […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    A groundbreaking ceremony marked the beginning of work on a $70 million project to improve the St. Joseph, Mo., levee system. Lieutenant Colonel Brent Legreid, Deputy Commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, participated in the November 3rd ceremony. The levee system will protect $2.3 billion worth of fixed investments in residential, commercial, industrial, […]

  • 7 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    People in Gloucestershire, Worcestershire and South Wales are being encouraged to give their ideas on how to improve the region’s historic canals, with the Canal and River Trust’s South Wales and Severn Waterway Partnership holding their Annual Public Meeting in Gloucester this week. The event will also be a chance to find out more about […]

  • 4 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The cabinet secretary for environment and rural affairs, Lesley Griffiths, has announced over £2.5 million funding for Glandŵr Cymru, the Canal & River Trust in Wales, to make improvements on the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal (Mon & Brec). The funding will be used to secure the embankments, reduce water leakage and introduce improvements to the […]

  • 4 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Christie Administration has announced that Wildwood and North Wildwood will receive a total of nearly $22 million in grants for projects that will make them more resilient to flooding and storms as part of the state’s overall goal of providing robust protections to coastal areas. The Administration initiated the grant program as a result […]

  • 3 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    State Representative Timothy Whelan has announced that the Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs will be providing the Town of Yarmouth with $77.500 in grant funds through the Dam and Seawall Repair or Removal Program. The funds granted to the Town of Yarmouth will support planned improvements for an approximately 500 linear foot […]

  • 2 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    More than 30 Lyttelton locals and some berth holders from the inner harbor pile moorings visited Lyttelton Port of Christchurch’s information cabin Port Talk, located on Lyttelton’s main street, last week to find out more about the latest port’s development projects. Recently, LPC announced that it will build a new marina called Te Ana, at […]

  • 2 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Canal & River Trust announced yesterday that the drop-in event about plans to improve important wildlife habitats and historic features on the Pocklington Canal will take place on 17 November. The event, being held at Melbourne Village Hall, is a chance to understand the improvements that are set to be made to the Pocklington Canal […]

  • 2 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A Sennebogen 630 HD duty cycle crane has been supplied to Eberswalde Water and Shipping Authority (WSA) in Germany by sales and service partner Willing. As a federal agency, the Eberswalde Water and Shipping Authority (WSA) is responsible for the upkeep of the approximately 660km of federal waterways on the Oder and the surrounding waterways. […]

  • 2 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With the Sandy anniversary a day away, the de Blasio Administration has announced continued progress on the City’s OneNYC resiliency program that will prepare neighborhoods, economy and public services to withstand and emerge stronger from the impacts of climate change and other 21st century threats. Some projects include dunes to protect coasts; storm water management and […]

  • 2 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has been awarded two grants totaling approximately $7.5 million from the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council for engineering and design of the Golden Triangle Marsh Creation ($3.2M) project and the Biloxi Marsh Living Shoreline ($4.3M) project under the RESTORE Act. These projects represent two out of seven […]

  • 1 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    During his recent week-long visit to the USACE’s Los Angeles District, South Pacific Division Commander Col. Pete Helmlinger was briefed on and toured District projects. On October 12, Helmlinger visited various sites of planned restoration along the Los Angeles River as part of the Los Angeles River Ecosystem Restoration Project. Capt. Eugene Park, project manager, […]

  • 1 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in partnership with local sponsor Port of Everett, began maintenance dredging of the lower channel of the Everett Harbor and Snohomish River on October 31. The Corps awarded a contract to Portable Hydraulic Dredging, LLC. for $1.2 million. Around 90,000 cubic yards of dredged material will be placed beneficially […]

  • 31 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    High and increasing flows along the River Murray into South Australia have improved conditions at the Murray Mouth and reduced the need for dredging, the Office of the Water and River Murray Minister, Ian Hunter, said in its latest announcement.  One of the two dredgers removing sand from the Mouth since January 2015 will be […]

  • 28 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC has been awarded the 2016 International Green Shipping Award for ‘The Most Sustainable Shipping Solution of the Year’. The ceremony took place during the International Green Shipping Summit in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, on 17-18 October 2016. The prize recognizes IHC’s efforts to limit the environmental impact of its vessels and equipment. “We are […]

  • 28 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of Ellicott Dredge Enterprises (EDE) of Baltimore, MD has announced two promotions: Heiko U. Osterchrist is now President of EDE and Craig A. Murdock has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer of the company. Most recently Osterchrist had been Managing Director of Rohr International Holdings and Rohr/Idreco operations in the U.S.A., Germany, […]

  • 27 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Newport Beach City Council has voted unanimously to approve a $1.6 million contract with Innovative Construction Solutions (ICS) for removal of 8.500 cubic yards of material from the saltwater marsh in West Newport, also known as the Semeniuk Slough. The California Department of Transportation has agreed to contribute $500,000 to the dredging project, while […]