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  • 20 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, San Francisco District, has introduced a plan for the Oakland Inner and Outer Harbor Channel maintenance dredging project. The work consists of maintenance dredging of Oakland Inner & Outer Harbor Channel of approximately 560,000 cubic yards of materials, to provide a project authorized depth, -50-feet (MLLW) plus 1.5 foot allowable […]

  • 10 January 2013

    The Shell Rock River Watershed District has introduced a plan to commence negotiations for professional engineering and design services for the Fountain Lake dredging project, reports albertleatribune.com. A resolution to begin this significant dredging project was approved Tuesday by the district’s board. Regarding this issue, Watershed District Administrator Brett Behnke stated: “This resolution is a […]

  • 22 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

     The latest addition to the Van Oord fleet was introduced on Monday, May 21, at the Wilhelminakade in Rotterdam, the Dutch contracting company that specializes in dredging and land reclamation said in their latest release.  Subsea rock installation (SRI) vessel Bravenes was christened by Ms Yvon van Oord-Barbier, the wife of CEO Pieter van […]

  • 8 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Latvian president, Raimonds Vejonis, during his recent visit to the Port of Liepaja met with the Liepaja Special Economic Zone (LSEZ) management and entrepreneurs of the port to discuss on-going and future development projects of the port. LSEZ Deputy General Manager, Janis Lapins, introduced the president with the basic information about Liepaja Special Economic Zone – its purpose, advantages […]

  • 16 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Queensland landholders and local communities will benefit from a clear and transparent process for the construction and modification of levee banks, following the introduction of a statewide regulatory framework that came into effect today. Minister for Natural Resources and Mines Andrew Cripps said the new process was in response to the final report of the […]

  • 21 October 2011

    In response to industry demand, Swinburne University of Technology has introduced Australia’s first formal qualification in Port and Harbour Engineering. Developed in conjunction with Ports Australia, the Graduate Certificate in Engineering (Ports and Harbour) is designed for engineers who work, or aspire to work, in the steadily growing maritime industry. There are 68 commercial ports […]

  • 21 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The New Jersey Water Supply Authority has announced a plan for dredging of the Delaware and Raritan Canal from Kingston to Amwell Road. Project Objective ■ Remove an estimated 240,000 cubic yards of sediment from the Canal in order to restore its flow capacity; ■ Remove and dispose of 45,000 cubic yards of sediment from […]

  • 22 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Elia Asset NV has announced the details about a land reclamation project at the Belgian coast. This program includes the establishment of offshore infrastructures from the Belgian coast to the wind farms in the Belgian North Sea to connect to the possibility of the works of reclamation for an artificial island -and/or- with the possibility […]

  • 11 July 2012

    Congressman Cedric Richmond introduced the DREDGE Act of 2012-Dredging for Restoration and Economic Development for Global Exports. The bill would give the Army Corps of Engineers the authorization to dredge the Mississippi River to 50 feet so that larger vessels transiting the expanded Panama Canal can access the River. In addition, the bill creates a […]

  • 7 June 2012

    The public is invited to attend a meeting to learn about the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ sediment placement plan for the 2012 dredging season. The meeting is June 12 at 10 a.m. in the Port of Astoria council chambers, 422 Gateway Ave., Astoria, Ore. Representatives from the Corps and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency […]

  • 2 October 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a plan to clean up contaminated river sediment at the Grasse River Superfund site in Massena, New York. Past industrial activities have contaminated the river sediment with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), which are potentially cancer-causing chemicals that build up in the food chain and accumulate in the fatty tissue […]

  • 31 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Neptune™ Flotation, innovators in flotation solutions, has released its full line of pipe, cable & hose floats with Clamp Tite™. Many dredgers have found that it is common for pipe floats to slip around the pipeline and eventually bunch up together. When this happens, part of the pipeline becomes submerged, creating a safety hazard and […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., a leading global services provider operating in the dredging, maritime infrastructure and maritime services sectors, has introduced one more update on the company’s share buyback program. In the period from 3 November up to and including 7 November, Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. repurchased 82,114 of its own shares at an average […]

  • 21 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A Ping-to-Chart™ workshop was recently held in Tokyo, Japan to inform existing and new clients about the latest improvements offered by CARIS marine GIS solutions for the processing, analysis and management of high-volume marine spatial data. The workshop, which was a follow-up to the successful 2012 event, was once again presented in cooperation with TOYO […]

  • 5 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The John Deere 50G and 60G Compact Excavators are the newest models to join the G-Series line after the introduction of the 35G at World of Concrete 2013. The 50G and 60G units feature a wide variety of improvements, many of which affect the cab design to improve visibility, operator comfort and thus productivity. These […]

  • 24 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Volvo Construction Equipment has introduced its EC380E crawler excavator, equipped with a powerful Tier 4 Final engine. The Volvo heavy-duty EC380E crawler excavator is a productive machine that lowers operating costs through reduced fuel consumption and simple maintenance requirements. Powered by a proven Tier 4 Final Volvo D13 engine, the EC380E delivers high digging and […]

  • 25 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DRAGFLOW, a world player in solid pumping solutions with over 25 years of experience in manufacturing heavy duty pumps and complete dredging equipment, has introduced its newborn No Clog Pump EL60 RI, the first of the upcoming series of Recessed Impeller Pumps. The new DRAGFLOW ‘s No Clog Pump ensures the passage of solids, up to 100 mm, through the pump […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Siesta Key Chamber of Commerce, the Siesta Key Village Association, the Siesta Key Association, and the Siesta Key Condominium Council will host a meeting to address a proposal by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to use the Big Pass shoal between Siesta Key and Lido Key as a source of sand to […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger VOLVOX ASIA, which has recently participated in the digging of the new Suez Canal, has arrived at Damietta Port to initiate the dredging of the access channel. Admiral Ayman Saleh, Chairman of Port of Damietta Authority, confirmed the news saying that this is the port’s first deepening project since its inauguration […]

  • 15 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Ports Council released the 2013-2017 Five-Year Florida Seaport Mission Plan, providing updated figures on international trade, economic impact, and cargo and cruise activity at Florida’s seaports. Governor Scott said, “The Florida Ports Council report demonstrates the significance of Florida ports to job creation. With more than 680,000 jobs supported by ports – we’ve […]

  • 30 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Komatsu America Corp. recently introduced the PC210LC-10 hydraulic excavator. With a net horsepower of 158 hp (118 kW), the PC210LC-10 is powered by a Komatsu SAA6D107E-2 engine and is EPA Tier 4 Interim and EU Stage 3B emissions certified. Built upon a proven Tier 3 engine platform, Komatsu has leveraged its leadership in technology and […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    International Association of Dredging Companies IADC, in its latest edition of Terra et Aqua, has posted an article about the subsoil improvement works at Dinh Vu Industrial Zone, Haiphong, Vietnam. This article describes the subsoil improvement works realised in the Dinh Vu Industrial Zone. This area is located along the Cam and Bach Dang Rivers […]

  • 8 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    When designing the new Cat® M318F and M320F Wheel Excavators, Caterpillar solicited customer input for characteristics considered important. Heading the list were initial quality and reliability, low operating costs, operator comfort and safety, simplicity of operation and maintenance, durability, and environmental friendliness. The new models are designed around those goals, while retaining the best features […]

  • 4 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The City of Oceanside Harbor, CA, has just introduced the latest update on their upcoming dredging project, saying that the harbor dredge mobilization work is moving forward swiftly.  Pipe has landed on the beach, pipe has been delivered to the riverbed, tractors are on the beach, the survey vessel has arrived and barges are being […]

  • 17 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Turner Designs, a California based provider of sensitive fluorometers for environmental and industrial uses, has introduced a new turbidity sensor with a minimum detection limit of 0.05NTU and a maximum range of 500NTU.   “Turbidity measurements at very low levels of detection can be of great importance to those interested in harbor dredging, underground pipeline […]

  • 13 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Historical Association Sliedrecht (Historische Vereniging Sliedrecht) will host a lecture named ‘The Wonderful World of Hydraulic Engineering – Dredging’ on Thursday, March 21, 2019 in Sliedrecht, the Netherlands. Dredging is much more than bringing sand to the surface, it is the whole world of hydraulic engineering, said the Association in its announcement. The construction of […]