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  • 30 November 2012

    The new Cat® D Series Mini Hydraulic Excavators – models 301.7D, 302.2D and 302.4D are powerful, versatile machines that work comfortably in confined spaces and an addition to the existing D Series line-up. With model configurations that closely reflect their operating weights (1.6 to 2.5 metric tons), the new machines feature powerful hydraulics, a spacious […]

  • 9 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The day one of our first Dredging Today Conference, taking place at Amsterdam RAI Convention Center under the theme ‘Changing Climate, Resilient Business’, is now behind us. The two-day event, opened by Femke Perlot-Hoogeveen, the Conference Manager, has gathered expert speakers and panelists to discuss how the world in which the dredging industry operates is changing. In […]

  • 20 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The House of Representatives today overwhelmingly (412 to 4) approved bipartisan water resources reform legislation that cuts federal red tape and bureaucracy, streamlines the infrastructure project delivery process, fosters fiscal responsibility and strengthens the water transportation networks to promote America’s competitiveness, prosperity and economic growth. The House passed the Conference Report to H.R. 3080, the […]

  • 27 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    State workers and contractors cleaning up storm debris in Barnegat Bay are entering “what could be the biggest chunk of the project” as they move toward clearing new shoals and sandbars left by superstorm Sandy, a top state environmental official said recently. The goal now is to have most of that dredging done by June […]

  • 27 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Lake Michigan water level is at an all-time low – and levels are expected to continue dropping. Despite this, New Buffalo Mayor Warren Peterson is resolute, “safe navigation in New Buffalo Harbor is a top priority of the City of New Buffalo…. the City is committed to having the waterway from the City Boat Launch […]

  • 26 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    Mr. Robert B. Wetta President of the Western Dredging Association called the meeting to Order at 1:25 pm Tuesday June 12, 2012 and presented the Annual Report that covers the period from June 7, 2011 until June 12, 2012. The President presented the following: “During the period of this report WEDA Membership continues to increase. […]

  • 15 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ackermans & van Haaren today announced its interim statement on 2013 third quarter results. The activities of DEME (AvH 50%) developed in line with expectations during 3Q13 due to the high activity level and good fleet occupancy. At the end of September 2013, the order book was worth 2,615 million euros (compared to 2,954 million […]

  • 2 March 2012

    An ongoing three-month public-private partnership to improve Waikiki Beach by restoring this valuable and heavily utilized recreational area will shift into active beachbuilding phase beginning March 12. The Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) is conducting a project to restore sand to approximately 1,730 linear feet of shoreline from the west end of the […]

  • 22 June 2012

    One of the UK’s newest and most versatile ‘marine renewables support vessels’ showed off some of her capabilities at Gills Harbour on the Pentland Firth this week. The one-year-old ‘multi-cat’ vessel Orcadia, which was reported to have cost £3.5 million when she was delivered last year from Damen Shipyards in the Netherlands, was making her […]

  • 6 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The State of Florida and St. Lucie County together have committed more than $1 million to stormwater system improvement projects that will help reduce nutrient pollution reaching the St. Lucie River. Specific projects include upgrades to the existing stormwater conveyance system and the construction of a 4-acre detention lake, which will reduce both erosion and […]

  • 19 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Honourable Peter Kent, Minister of the Environment, yesterday confirmed the Government of Canada’s funding to clean up contaminated sediment at Randle Reef in Hamilton Harbour. Environment Canada will lead the Randle Reef Contaminated Sediment Remediation Project in partnership with the Province of Ontario, the City of Hamilton, the Hamilton Port Authority, U. S. Steel […]

  • 30 September 2013

    An important milestone for the Randle Reef sediment remediation project has been reached, with the partners announcing today that all legal agreements to fund and implement the project have been completed and signed. The Governments of Canada and Ontario, the City of Hamilton, the Hamilton Port Authority, U.S. Steel Canada, the City of Burlington, and […]

  • 12 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Northport (M) Bhd, one of the main maritime gateways in the country, believes that its port capacity-expansion plans will be the catalyst to ride over the expected headwinds that may hit the industry going forward. This is because as a seasoned player, the wholly-owned subsidiary of NCB Holdings Bhd has survived and withstood quite a […]

  • 10 May 2012

    Boskalis realized a slightly higher revenue in the first quarter of 2012 compared to the same period last year. In recent months, market circumstances remained challenging with continued pressure on revenue and margins. For the combined Dredging and Dry Infrastructure segment revenue for the first quarter was comparable to the same period in 2011. Average […]

  • 15 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The EcoShape foundation which carries out the public-private Building with Nature innovation program recently released a study on the Mud Motor Koehoal salt marsh development. The Koehoal Salt Marsh Development with a Mud Motor looks at the potential for furthering the development of salt marshes in the Wadden Sea by making optimal use of the […]

  • 19 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, signed its first Memorandum of Agreement with Nicholls State University, July 17. The Memorandum of Agreement, or MOA, establishes the basis for mutual understanding and cooperation between the corps and the university, with a focus on the school’s Department of Applied Science, Geomatics Program. “Partnering with […]

  • 23 January 2014

    The SC Ports Authority (SCPA) announced volume increases across all business segments in 2013, a year marked by the successful opening of the Inland Port and significant progress of both the construction of the Navy Base container terminal and the Post-45 harbor deepening project. In calendar year-end results presented at the authority’s regular Board meeting, […]

  • 15 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Responding to the recent record low water levels along the Mississippi River that threatened navigation and Southern Illinois commerce, U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL), U.S. Representative Bill Enyart (D-IL) and U.S. Representative Rodney Davis (R-IL) introduced bipartisan legislation that would bolster efforts to maintain commercial river traffic during droughts and floods while minimizing the economic […]

  • 24 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) lauded leaders of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, leaders of its Water Resources and Environment Subcommittee and Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) for their efforts in advancing H.R. 3080, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA). The House passed the legislation today by a […]

  • 13 February 2013

    Registration opening for WODCON XX  is now announced on its website. CEDA/WEDA/EADA Members will be honoured a special member fee. Early bird registrations are available until 15th March 2013. Experts representing manufacturers, universities, research institutes, consultants, contractors, port & harbour authorities, government agencies and public authorities working in the dredging and related fields are invited […]

  • 29 October 2012

    Florida Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Herschel T. Vinyard Jr. joined local officials Thursday to commemorate the adoption of a basin management action plan for Lake Harney, Lake Monroe, Smith Canal and the Middle St. Johns River, made possible through a $22 million commitment of state and local partners. Governor Rick Scott said, “We’re working […]

  • 28 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Global marine terminal operator DP World announced strong financial results from its global portfolio of marine terminals for the six months to 30 June 2014, delivering profit attributable to owners of the Company before separately disclosed items of $332 million, 40.8% ahead of the first half of 2013 on a like-for-like basis. Revenue of $1,659 […]

  • 28 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The day before President Obama’s arrival at PortMiami, Governor Rick Scott held a conference call with Florida Ports Council Chairman and Director of PortMiami Bill Johnson to discuss the state’s incredible investment in Florida ports and question whether the President’s port visit will come with a reimbursement to state taxpayers for paying the federal cost […]

  • 17 April 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Koninklijke Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) and Van Oord Dredging and Marine Contractors B.V. (Van Oord) deliver the first stage of Maasvlakte 2 to client Port of Rotterdam Authority today: on schedule, on budget and in accordance with the quality requirements specified. PUMA, the joint venture of the two contractors, started the expansion of the port […]

  • 26 September 2013

    Governor Pat Quinn announced more than $5 million in investments to 13 communities across Illinois for green infrastructure improvement projects. Illinois Green Infrastructure Grants (IGIG) are designed to support projects that reduce the amount of pollution running into Illinois waterways from stormwater sources and reduce the risk of localized flooding. This announcement is part of […]

  • 24 May 2011
    Business & Finance

    Sunergy, Inc is pleased to update shareholders on its dredging operations on the Pampana River in Sierra Leone, West Africa. The discussion that follows is from an operations report prepared by Dale Bourassa, Operations Manager for Allied Mining in Sierra Leone. “The first dredge was launched on April 15th and the first day of operation […]