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  • 25 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    HR Wallingford has scheduled its “Introduction to Coastal Processes and Management” event for 9-10 September, 2014, in Wallingford, UK. This two-day course will introduce methods used in designing and planning coastal engineering and management schemes. The risks of coastal flooding and erosion, both in the UK and overseas, will increase as existing man-made defences such […]

  • 28 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    HR Wallingford is about to organize a one-day training course, named Introduction to Coastal Structures, that will introduce the key issues of coastal processes and design methods for coastal structures. The design of coastal structures needs to address many factors to ensure long-term effectiveness and stability. This includes an understanding of wave loads, wave characteristics, […]

  • 27 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Aquino government, through the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), introduced a plan to hire a private company to dredge the rivers in Subic, Zambales in an attempt to alleviate the worsening flood situation. Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte assured during the regular press briefing in Malacanang that the DPWH is now addressing […]

  • 24 October 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has introduced a plan for the Brazos Island Harbor dredging program. During this cleanup program, located in Cameron County, Texas, approximately 400,000 cubic yards of material will be removed from the mentioned area. The dredged material should be placed at the Beach Placement Areas DMPA NO. 1 […]

  • 23 September 2012

    The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) regional office has introduced plans for the dredging operations in two city creeks and tributaries. “The awaited Water Master dredging machine bought by DPWH has already arrived in the city last September to start cleaning up the creeks and the Iloilo River,” stated Iloilo City mayor Jed […]

  • 14 February 2014

    The National Board of Agriculture and Environment of Central Mecklenburg has introduced a plan for the Prerow replenishment project. Under the replenishment program the works will cover dredging, transport and deposition of approximately 250,000m3 of sand from designated areas in the Baltic Sea onto the Prerow coastal area. This plan will also consist of dredging, […]

  • 26 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC, a Dutch builder of vessels and equipment for the dredging and offshore oil & gas industries, has just introduced a video that shows how to remove a cutter head and prevent eventual damage during the process.  The cutter heads and teeth on the dredgers are exposed to extreme forces and wear during the dredging process. […]

  • 7 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has introduced a plan for the dredging program on the Houston Ship Channel. This action requires earthwork and dewatering of the dredged material placement area. This work also consists of providing materials, equipment, and labor for excavating and shaping material in order to promote drainage of placement […]

  • 14 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Proposals totalling more than £20m promising to help prevent significant flooding in the Levels and improve the county’s roads were unveiled by Somerset County Council today. At a news conference this morning, it was revealed that some of the biggest schemes could be started and finished this year – before further winter floods. The major […]

  • 28 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The General Electric Company (GE) has announced the 2013 Remedial Action Work Plan for the Hudson River dredging program. This Remedial Action Work Plan for Phase 2 for dredging and facility operations in 2013 (2013 RAWP) constitutes GE’s RAWP for the dredging to be performed in the third year of Phase 2. In addition, GE […]

  • 25 June 2013

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, has introduced a plan for the Sunfish Lake dredging program. The work includes clearing, tree removal, mechanical excavation (dredging), placement site preparation, transporting the material to the placement site, shaping the placed material and a rock closure structure for an overwintering habitat project. This development project is […]

  • 19 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Trondheim Kommune has announced a tender for a dredging project in the Trondheim Port area. The contract includes the design of the cleanup measures for the Trondheim Port cleaner seabed, preparation of a licence application from KLIF and technical and environmental monitoring of the licence as an aid to the construction manager. This plan includes […]

  • 15 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Rep’s Bill Huizenga, Dan Benishek and Candice Miller, joined by two New York State colleagues, introduced a bill to have the U.S. Corps of Engineers treat the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Seaway as one unit when it comes to dredging makes sense. This legislation would establish a single, comprehensive Great Lakes Navigation […]

  • 15 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., and U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-La., introduced the Dredging for Restoration and Economic Development for Global Exports (DREDGE) Act of 2013 in the Senate and House to direct the Corps of Engineers to achieve, operate and maintain a 50-foot channel from Baton Rouge to the mouth of the Mississippi […]

  • 4 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Brownsville Public Utilities Board’s Resaca Restoration Project is currently underway. This project is necessary because sediment, trash and other debris has built up over the years, impeding water flow in these waterways. The only way to return the resacas to their original depth is to dredge them. This BPUB Update gives an overview of […]

  • 20 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced its plan to remove mercury contamination from the sediment of the Acid Brook Delta of Pompton Lake in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey to levels that meet stringent standards to protect people’s health and the environment. The plan will go into effect as a modification of a permit, which legally […]

  • 24 August 2012

    Ortigas & Co. has announced it will spend P300 million for a 1.5 kilometer river protection system around the Circulo Verde. “The project will be completed by June next year and will help increase the carrying capacity of the Marikina River,” said the company statement. According to, Joey F. Santos, Ortigas & Co. senior […]

  • 6 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District requires a contract to provide Maintenance Dredging Morehead City Harbor Inner Ocean Bar Range A and Cutoff, Carteret County NC. The work consists of maintenance dredging of the Morehead City Harbor Range A and Cutoff. The work will consist of removal and disposal of shoaled material that […]

  • 6 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The new 318D L Series 2 hydraulic excavator features an economical Tier 2/Stage II compliant engine, a powerful hydraulic system, ground-level service access and world class comfort levels with a highly efficient hydraulic system and exceptionally robust major structures to provide a durable, easy-to-service machine that delivers high production with low fuel consumption. With a […]

  • 27 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A film has been produced showing the tests conducted last August on the IJkdijk in Bellingwolde in the north of the Netherlands. Deltares was responsible for conducting the test series. The project comprised ‘all-in-one sensor validation testing’, a number of experiments to determine the quality and predictability of sensors, and of analysis and visualisation systems. […]

  • 5 October 2012

    NCA, the project manager and developer of the project “Vannvåg Port”, has introduced plans for the construction of two new breakwaters outside the current port so that there will be an outer and an inner harbour area. The measure also includes dredging of the outer harbour area and the approach down to -8.3 metres below […]

  • 22 October 2012

    Xiangyu Dredging Holdings has introduced plan to set up a joint venture with a state-owned enterprise in Hunan to move on projects worth up to 2 billion yuan (HK$2.5 billion), reports The Jiangsu-based firm announced yesterday that it had signed a deal with Zhuzhou Cyclic Economy Investment and Development Co on Friday to incorporate […]

  • 26 July 2013

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has introduced a plan for the Jacksonville Harbor area dredging program. This deepening work is located in the upper cuts through the Lower Terminal Channel of Jacksonville Harbor, Duval County, Florida. The base work under this contract includes maintenance dredging in the 40-foot project from Cut-41 through the […]

  • 10 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    By introducing direct payments to the state budget from Latvian ports’ revenues, implementation of port functions, stipulated by law, will have to be financed from the state budget. That was the conclusion reached by the Ministry of Transport, evaluating operation of Latvian and Estonian port authorities and their funding models. The Ministry of Transport indicates, […]

  • 31 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has introduced a plan to issue an Invitation for Bid (IFB) for maintenance dredging of the Great South Bay Channel, New York, in the Moriches Bay section of the channel. During this cleanup program, approximately 100,000 cubic yards of material will be removed from these areas. It […]

  • 1 October 2012

    The state of Alaska is working with the US Army Corps of Engineers to locate a site for a new deep water port. The legislation to create the Arctic Port Authority was introduced in September, reports “Do we need a deep water port? Yes. Do we need additional ports? Yes. Better communications systems, weather […]