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  • 20 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Foreshore Technology, a UK based designer and manufacturer of dredge monitoring systems and software, has released version 5 of their DredgeMaster product range. The new version contains a whole suite of new features to help improve productivity. “New calibration routines have been added to make it much easier for the operator to calibrate the machine […]

  • 11 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    FSUE Rosmorport has just announced that the Phase 1 of the access channel and water area of MSCC Bronka (Multipurpose Sea Cargo Complex Bronka, Big Port St. Petersburg) has been put into the operations. The construction of the access channel and the water area lasted from April 2013 till December 2015. During the works, around 20.2 mln […]

  • 17 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Group Inc. a leading heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector, today announced a contract award of approximately $13 million. Orion Marine Group will construct a new bulkhead to be used for vessel mooring for the US Navy in the Jacksonville, FL area. Onsite construction will begin in the second quarter of […]

  • 12 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Christchurch City Council has given the green light to a range of short term flood prevention measures in the hardest hit areas of Christchurch and Little River, following the delivery of the Mayoral Taskforce on Flooding report today. Mayor Lianne Dalziel said the taskforce approach enabled different parts of Council to come together to […]

  • 12 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Rochester community is receiving $510,000 to deliver the first stage of the town’s flood mitigation plan, Minister for Water Peter Walsh announced last week. With Member for Rodney Paul Weller in Rochester, Mr Walsh said stage one of the plan included selecting and designing the most effective flood mitigation works, and upgrading local flood […]

  • 16 February 2012
    Equipment, Technology

      Flotation specialist Superior Plastech has released its newly designed next generation range of hose and pipe floats. Designed for multiple industrial marine applications, uses include dredging, mining, water treatment and aquaculture. The floats are high-impact rotomoulded polyethylene and have internal diameters ranging from 10mm to 630mm. Suitable for cable, hose and pipe, the floats […]

  • 7 July 2011
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dún Laoghaire Harbour Company (DLHC) has commenced work on the Harbour Development project with an estimated investment of $334 million at Carlisle Pier, Dún Laoghaire Port, Leinster Province, Ireland. The project involves construction of 300 new homes, berthing for large cruisers and food and beverage outlets. It also includes construction of marine, leisure, residential, commercial […]

  • 22 February 2012

    A Kier BAM joint venture has now signed contracts with EDF Energy to carry out £100+ million of site preparation works for the Somerset‘s Hinkley Point C project. The work includes excavation, earthworks, terracing, the installation of construction site infrastructure and formation of roads and networks to allow main construction to start. The contract is […]

  • 8 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Plans for a Yorkshire Harbor and Marina in Bridlington are progressing very well, the East Riding of Yorkshire Council and Bridlington Harbor Commissioners announced. The Council and the Commissioners have now entered into a Memorandum of Understanding to reflect the commitment of the parties to work together to deliver the proposal. Councillor Stephen Parnaby OBE, leader […]

  • 14 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Central Dredging Association (CEDA) is setting up a new Commission for Dredging Management and has already issued an invitation to members interested in joining it. The Dredging Management Commission (DMC) is being established to fulfill a need for discussion, innovation and questions on the management of dredging works in the broadest sense. As such it […]

  • 2 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Southern California Chapter of the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA) has named the Port of Los Angeles recipient of two Project Achievement Awards for recently completed Port construction projects. The Berths 142-143 Backland Improvements project at the Port won in the over $100 million transportation infrastructure category. The project was part of phased […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Florida Inland Navigation District (District) has just released a tender for the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIW) maintenance dredging project. The project includes dredging approximately 170,000 cubic yards (cy) of material from two distinct areas of the AIW in Nassau County. Dredging will excavate the AIW channel to a target elevation of -14 feet (ft) […]

  • 5 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, recently awarded a $5.9 million to RTS Shearing, LLC, of Jamestown, North Dakota, to complete Phase 1 of the Marsh Lake Ecosystem Restoration Project. Marsh Lake is on the Minnesota River between Swift and Lac qui Parle counties near Ortonville, Minnesota. This project involves restoring the […]

  • 14 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded a contract in the amount of around $255.000 to SOL Engineering Service LLC for environmental services to include the collection and analyses of water and sediment samples from the federally-maintained Freeport, entrance and jetty channels. According to Lisa Finn, an environmental project manager with the […]

  • 15 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The State Bond Commission has approved $7.5 million for the dredging of North Cove on the Connecticut River. The funding, from the state’s Grants-In-Aid program, will go toward improvements to ports and marinas, including dredging and navigational direction. “This is a smart investment for our town,” said Rep. Devin Carney, R-Old Saybrook. “Dredging the North Cove […]

  • 22 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., announced that the bill to fund the government for fiscal year 2014 includes critical funding for flood control, dredging and other major Corps of Engineers maintenance priorities for Louisiana’s waterways, including the Mississippi River. The bill eliminates the automatic spending cut—known as the sequester—that arbitrarily cut programs and resources […]

  • 14 October 2020
    Research & Development

    Licencing of dredging activities is based on environmental analysis, including measuring levels of contamination. The contaminated dredged materials may upset the ecosystem balance at their disposal site. In these cases, officials take actions before the licence is granted. The types of contaminants in the environment can change over time, due to new or modified human […]

  • 5 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Two Ellicott dredgers are set to begin a dredging project near the Altamira Port Complex in the state of Tamaulipas, Mexico.  An Ellicott Series 670 Dragon dredger is currently being used to perform routine maintenance on the navigation and access channel for a private industrial terminal. “In fact, the medium-sized cutterhead dredger contains a 14”x14” […]

  • 24 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Bangladeshi State Minister for Shipping, Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury, inaugurated the 155-km-long  Bhogai-Kangsha river route dredging works in Netrokona yesterday, local media reports.  “The government has decided to restore the country’s river routes through dredging works. We have a mega-plan to restore 10,000 km waterways in the country,” Minister Chowdhury said at the event. Five companies, including […]

  • 13 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Ohio Lake Erie Commission (OLEC) will hold its quarterly meeting today, December 13, 2017, at 10 a.m. at the Ohio Department of Natural Resources in Columbus. During the meeting, the commission will act on three recommended Lake Erie Protection Fund grant project proposals, hear updates on the Lake Erie Lakewide Action and Management Plan, Ohio’s […]

  • 16 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, recently awarded a $4.9 million contract to Cottrell Contracting, Inc. to perform maintenance dredging work in Norfolk Harbor, Hampton Roads, VA. According to the FedBizOpps, the contract is for the maintenance and minor “New-Work” dredging of the Norfolk Harbor and Craney Island Reach, and Portsmouth Marine Terminals Access Channels and […]

  • 25 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    As part of the public safety funding announced in the 2016 provincial budget, the Province of British Columbia is committing $1.1 million in funding toward a shoreline protection and restoration project in Comox. This $1.7 million project includes a $600,000 contribution from the town of Comox. These restorations will reduce flooding and the on-going foreshore […]

  • 24 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, recently awarded J.E. McAmis a $2.9 million contract for the maintenance dredging of Port Orford and Charleston on the Oregon Coast. The contract also includes dredging operations in Baker Bay, WA, and the Skipanon River, OR. The anticipated scope of work for the Port Orford includes dredging and placement of approximately […]

  • 17 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A delegation of senior managers from the Environment Agency last week enjoyed an ‘informative’ site visit to a flood alleviation scheme being delivered by Team Van Oord. The EA party, which included the Agency’s new Chief Executive, Sir James Bevan, visited the site, near Pease Pottage on Tuesday, 7 June. The flood prevention works being carried […]

  • 28 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Andrews Labor Government has announced a new fund worth $10 million over four years to protect and preserve the health of Victoria’s iconic Port Phillip Bay. To be funded by the proceeds of the lease of the Port of Melbourne, the Port Phillip Bay Fund (PPBF) will support projects including water quality improvement works, […]

  • 20 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The USACE, New England District, is conducting the Pawcatuck River Coastal Storm Risk Management (CSRM) feasibility study and is proposing a plan to reduce potential storm and flooding impacts to Westerly, Charlestown, South Kingstown and Narragansett, Rhode Island. The study area includes about 28 miles of moderately developed coast in the mentioned towns in Washington […]