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  • 10 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    VBA, a joint venture comprising VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and Atkins, has won another local authority (RMA) contract through the Environment Agency’s Water and Environment Management (WEM) framework – this time for North Lincolnshire Council. The North Lincolnshire Lakes scheme located in Scunthorpe, was awarded to VBA to increase flood defense protection and improve existing barriers […]

  • 6 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    New Zealand will have access to shipping services from larger vessels with the granting of resource consents to widen and deepen the Port of Tauranga, Conservation Minister Dr Nick Smith announced yesterday. “I have granted these consents, on the recommendation of the Environment Court, because of the importance for New Zealand of efficient shipping services. […]

  • 15 December 2011

    An independent panel of technical experts established prior to the Western Basin Dredging and Disposal project to provide high level advice to the project team and government regulators will meet in Gladstone today. The Dredge Technical Reference Panel (DTRP) is chaired by an independent expert in dredging activities, Dr Rick Morton. Dr Morton convenes the […]

  • 1 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has finalized a key report that authorizes additional rehabilitation work on the Herbert Hoover Dike that surrounds Lake Okeechobee in south Florida. The Corps’ Jacksonville District received notification Tuesday (August 30) that the dam safety modification report for the dike has been approved, marking the culmination of a four-year […]

  • 18 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Repairs to the Union Slough Levee started in earnest yesterday as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials commenced construction on a 100-foot-long damaged segment on the southwest corner of Smith Island, just south of Everett’s Water Pollution Control Facility. Located on the Snohomish River’s right bank, the $86,000 project will address sloughing, slope scour, […]

  • 26 April 2012

    The original dredge, the “Saibai” is back in operation this morning at the Mooloolaba Harbour entrance during calmer weather, which was the good news, MP Fiona Simpson said. “The bad news is that the heavier dredge, the Port Frederick, has been found to be more badly damaged than originally hoped with both propellors damaged, meaning […]

  • 7 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    According to al.com, BAE Systems Southeast Shipyard Alabama LLC in Mobile has held a keel-laying ceremony for the second of two dump scows being built for Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. Employees and executives from the company gathered at the foot of the 98 ton keel block as long-time shipyard employee Nick Elmes, an […]

  • 6 September 2017
    Business & Finance

      The clock is ticking and with the Dredging Today Conference just around the corner, we have decided to unveil the latest updates on the DTC Program. Our first DTC Program update will focus on the Keynote Sessions, named ‘Which Current Trends Are Your Best Friends?’. In this session, high level speakers will provide topical and […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    According to a proposed budget filed by Governor Rick Scott last month, the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will receive $9.9 billion in funding this year for strategic transportation projects. Doreen DiPolito—owner and president of D-Mar General Contracting and Development in Tampa Bay, Florida—applauded the move, citing its significance in supporting and creating construction jobs […]

  • 12 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Mott MacDonald’s North American infrastructure company, Hatch Mott MacDonald, has acquired Coast & Harbor Engineering (CHE), a professional engineering firm specialising in the design and construction of coastal projects. The move expands the consultancy’s international coastal engineering and ports business. Founded in 2003, CHE specialises on the protection and restoration of coastlines and the development […]

  • 22 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    More than $20 million dollars for emergency harbor dredging is headed to Governor Rick Snyder’s desk. The state Senate yesterday approved a package of bills to fund the projects. Lawmakers passed the legislation on the last day before they take a two-week break. Senator Geoff Hansen says that will allow dredging to start in time […]

  • 2 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Tybee Island is pushing for another round of beach renourishment funding in the next legislative session. The US Army Corps of Engineers pays for 70% of the cost of replenishing the sand at the summer tourism destination. The federal government picks up the lion’s share of the cost. That’s because studies find most of the […]

  • 13 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Canal & River Trust has managed to avoid the costly removal of over 1,000 tons of sand generated by the recent dredging work on the River Weaver. The sand will now be used as construction material for a nearby waterfront development. “We started dredging the River Weaver in May to maintain its depth for […]

  • 26 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    State Rep. Aric Nesbit applauded the state’s 2013 Emergency Dredging Plan, which includes funding for South Haven Municipal Marina. The $21 million plan, released by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources(DNR), includes funding for a $436,000 project to enhance water levels at the South Haven Marina. “Our lakeshore communities are expected to experience record low […]

  • 8 July 2013

    SANY America recently hosted customers and dealers at its first 2013 open house event at the company’s North American headquarters in Peachtree City. On display were the first SANY SCC8150 crawler crane and the first SRC885 rough-terrain crane to arrive at SANY America’s headquarters, as well as other recently introduced SANY cranes and excavators. Prospects […]

  • 27 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    House Democratic leaders have appointed U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan to four key subcommittees that direct the nation’s air, rail, highway, water and pipeline safety policies. As the only member of the Minnesota delegation on the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Nolan will serve on the following subcommittees:   – Highways and Transit, which has […]

  • 1 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Construction of the new detached breakwater for Cowes is set to commence in early May. The initial construction phase will be completed this autumn, at which point the gravel core will be visible approximately 5 metres clear of Low Water spring tides. Following a settlement period, Boskalis Westminster will return in spring 2015 to level […]

  • 29 July 2011

    The Container Terminal Dortmund (CTD) expects to transfer 300,000 TEU this year, 5% more than the 287,000 TEU of 2010 when a growth of more than 13% was recorded. It is expected that the limit of the terminal capacity will be reached in about two years, with 190,000 movements, or around 325,000 TEU. Expansion is […]

  • 31 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Jon Tester has announced $2.1 million in federal disaster assistance for Fallon County to help the community recover from a highly destructive tornado that touched down in Baker in June of last year. “When disasters strike, we need to help folks on the ground pick up the pieces,” Tester said. “This funding will provide the people of […]

  • 21 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, awarded a $10.77 million contract to Manson Construction Company from Seattle, Washington, on March 13 to conduct maintenance dredging at Oceanside Harbor. The lowest price technically acceptable firm fixed price contract includes a base year plus two option years. It calls for the removal of about […]

  • 1 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The USACE has announced that dredging at Oceanside Harbor will be suspended until July 5 to accommodate beachgoers celebrating the July Fourth holiday and because of the adverse effects of anticipated wave action on dredging operations. “We know Oceanside beach is a popular gathering place for families and friends to celebrate over the Fourth of […]

  • 21 December 2010

    Since its first edition in 1983, Dredging for Development has been recognised as the standard work for a clear, non-technical introduction to the complex field of dredging. This newly updated sixth edition, edited by Nick Bray (HR Wallingford /DRL) and Marsha Cohen (editor, Terra et Aqua) and jointly published by the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC ) and […]

  • 15 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Littlehaven Promenade and Sea Wall project has been shortlisted for Civil Engineering Project of the Year at the British Construction Industry Awards 2015. Opening in 2014, the Littlehaven Promenade and Sea Wall project continues to capture the attention of award judges across the UK. This latest success takes the total number of awards the […]

  • 14 May 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    An important part of the TAP service is the provision of trained, expert operators who are able to ensure that the Echoscope™ is operating optimally as soon as it’s installed, and is providing imagery and recorded data to suit the customer’s requirements. In order to meet the level of demand that the popular TAP service […]

  • 30 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    There’s lots of activity taking place on land and in the water at the Atlantic Beach, NC, preparing the site for the Phase II of the Carteret County Post Florence Renourishment Project. According to the county’s Shore Protection Office, on the land side, a spate of flatbed trucks are delivering pipes to the Iron Steamer […]

  • 8 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Following the November 2016 earthquake, the Hurunui District Council commissioned Kirk Roberts Consulting to undertake an assessment of the extent of cliff instability in the Motunau Beach area. The council’s Regulatory Committee has today received this report. The assessment has found that while the November 2016 earthquake sequence has had some short term impact on […]