Search results for: improve

5834 results

A list of search results

  • 21 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Damen recently equipped Van den Herik’s new 3,200 m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Charlock with its two dredge pumps. One semi-axial dredge pump is fitted on the trailing pipe, the other dredge pump is mounted inboard. Both dredge pumps work in series, enabling a highly efficient dredging process. The semi-axial dredge pump is a […]

  • 21 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    A new flow-way is now open in Chicopit Bay on the St. Johns River, and boaters there are helping the Mile Point construction crew by remaining alert in the busy construction area. Restoring the historical flow-way in Chicopit Bay and its connection to the Intracoastal Waterway system is necessary for the Mile Point project, which […]

  • 21 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The NSW Government has committed $455,000 for navigational dredging of Yamba boat harbor to improve boating access, Clarence MP, Chris Gulaptis announced yesterday. “This important project will improve safe navigation for the commercial fishing fleet and recreational vessels,” Mr Gulaptis said. “Around 20,000 cubic meters of sand will be dredged from the channel and pumped […]

  • 21 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) has just announced that a construction project to rebuild the supporting sidewalls at the Walnut Creek Marina in Fairview, Erie County, is expected to begin within the next week. The $3.77 million project is expected to take 12-15 months to complete as in-stream work will be suspended during […]

  • 20 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The town of Chatham is seeking a permit from the USACE, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with modifications to a previous permit to dredge and dispose of material as beach nourishment in Chatham, Mass. The town of Chatham has applied for permit modification to a previous permit […]

  • 20 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Michael Leitzel, representing the town of Bourne Selectmen, is seeking a permit from the USACE, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with dredging and disposing of material as beach nourishment in Bourne, Mass. The work is proposed in Little Bay Channel, Pocasset Harbor at Barlows Landing and the […]

  • 20 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A major cleanup project restarting this summer will dig up and remove more decades-old contaminated sediments, creosoted pilings and other materials from Port Gamble Bay. Local residents are invited to an April 26 meeting in Port Gamble to get the latest news from Washington Department of Ecology staff on the project’s second phase of in-water […]

  • 20 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Brevard County Commission approved yesterday an agreement with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) for an additional $800,000 in funding for a project to reduce pollution, identify sources of muck and reduce muck inputs to the Indian River Lagoon. This latest appropriation builds on the previous $20 million awarded in the past two […]

  • 19 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The largest and most efficient backhoe dredger in the world, Magnor, has docked at the Boskalis’ main office in Papendrecht, the Netherlands. The vessel, built by Ravestein, includes all the necessary equipment such as a large deck workshop, stores, machinery and an accommodation fully outfitted to receive a crew of eight. With the spuds of 40 m length, […]

  • 19 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District is making preparations for a dredging project at Jeffrey Lake that will begin in early May. Central intends to remove a large amount of sediment that has accumulated in the lake over the years. The project will result in significant improvements for recreation, aquatic habitat and hydropower […]

  • 15 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and the Government of Guyana on Wednesday, April 13, launched a $30.9 million Sea and River Defense Project at the Pegasus Hotel in Guyana. The project is expected to provide for the reconstruction and improvement of approximately 5.4 km of sea and river defenses in eight critical areas in Regions […]

  • 15 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has awarded funding for four projects, including two grants in the past week, to help improve water quality in the Indian River Lagoon. The recent algal bloom (brown-tide event) in the northern Indian River Lagoon and Banana River reinforces the importance for continued water-quality restoration work in the […]

  • 15 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Chris Coons has secured $80 million in funding for Dover Air Force Base and $33 million in funding for the Delaware River deepening project in the annual Military Construction/Veterans Affairs and Energy and Water Development appropriations bills respectively. These bills passed out of the Appropriations Committee and are now ready for debate by […]

  • 14 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging sludge has negative connotations but the Marker Wadden shows that the natural and economic value of dredged material is underestimated. Sludge, silt and mud are useful raw materials and building materials. They can be used for upgrading soils, raising dikes, nature development or land reclamation. So the spotlights at the Innovation Expo in Amsterdam […]

  • 14 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Pocklington Canal’s important wildlife habitats and historic features are to be improved after securing a £496,600 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund, the Canal and River Trust announced yesterday. Part of the project will involve dredging sections of the canal which is important for aquatic plants and cutting back overgrowing reeds to ensure they […]

  • 14 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dredging has started at Ballina’s boat harbor and Fishery Creek to improve access for the commercial fishing fleet and recreational vessels. According to the NSW Government Department of Primary Industries, the $1.5 million contract was awarded to a Yamba company, National Dredging Services, with works now underway and expected to take around 10 weeks to complete. Stephen […]

  • 14 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    BAM International, the operating company of Royal BAM Group active outside Europe, has won the contract to design and construct Mega Cruise Pier II in Curacao.  The contract value amounts to $29 million (€25 million). This project is part of the total development of $43 million (€38 million) that Curacao Ports Authority N.V. is realizing […]

  • 14 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Hitachi Construction Machinery (Europe) NV (HCME) is showcasing the ZX85US-5 super long front excavator at Bauma. Compact and with a short-tail swing radius, low-impact rubber tracks and class-leading 10.3-meter reach, it has been specially designed for earthmoving on dredging, bank maintenance and slope finishing projects. The ZX85US-5 has been developed by Hitachi using feedback from owners […]

  • 13 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Komatsu Europe International N.V will present the PW98MR-10 midi excavator at Bauma 2016. With a net 48.5 kW @ 1.950 rpm (66 HP) and operating weights between 9.820 kg and 10.450 kg, the PW98MR-10 is powered by a 4-valve per cylinder Komatsu SAA4D95LE-6 engine. The KOMTRAX™ technology on the PW98MR-10 sends machine operating information to a secure website […]

  • 13 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new technology that may improve dike strength faster and more economically is being tested in Bleskensgraaf this month. The technology is known as vacuum consolidation and it involves creating a vacuum below the surface by pumping out water, making the subsurface stronger. Deltares will provide technical guidance and conduct the analysis. On Monday, 11 April, […]

  • 13 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Pennsylvania Bureau of State Parks has announced that sediment removal will occur in the northern end of the George B. Stevenson reservoir and around the boat launch area this year. Dredging, combined with the stream alignment and shoreline stabilization projects also slated for this year, will improve fish and wildlife habitat in the lake […]

  • 12 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Businesses interested in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers work will have two opportunities to learn about future projects and how to compete for them. The Corps will host two separate Industry Day events (April 26 and 27), both at the 911 Federal Building in Portland, Oregon. According to the Corps, the April 26 event is […]

  • 11 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The final stage of a three-year, $400,000 maintenance program to improve Turangi’s flood protection scheme has just got underway. According to the Waikato Regional Council, this third phase will focus on the existing rock structure at the end of Te Herekiekie St, Turangi. It follows two earlier phases of the work over the past several years. […]

  • 8 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (Teledyne) and CARIS jointly announced today that the CARIS business and its international affiliates have agreed to be acquired by a wholly-owned subsidiary of Teledyne. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The closing of the transaction, which is subject to customary conditions, is anticipated to occur in the second quarter of […]

  • 8 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Caterpillar has just rolled-out the new Cat® 323F L excavator, specially designed with reinforced structures and massive counterweights to take on the most severe applications. The heavy duty booms and sticks feature high strength steel and box section construction with internal baffles for added durability. This F Series excavator delivers a 5 percent improvement in […]

  • 7 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Hillsborough County Conservation & Environmental Lands Management has just announced that they will close the Apollo Beach Nature Preserve to protect public safety during the dredging phase of the Apollo Beach shoreline restoration project. Beginning April 11, dredging activity will take place at the north, south and main channels to facilitate safe boating and to […]