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  • 5 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The large freeze dredging assignment in the Värtan Harbour, Stockholm, is about to get started. A total of 3500 square meters will be treated. This groundbreaking Swedish technology is very interesting in many cases making it possible to remove the pollutions in the sea bed in frozen sections rather than stirring up the soil as […]

  • 21 August 2020
    Authorities & Government, Ports & Logistics

    A concept for the reconfiguration of Jurien Bay Boat Harbour was shared recently with key stakeholders in the local community as part of ongoing work to address water quality issues at the facility. Department of Transport (DoT) WA Manager Maritime Projects James Holder said that the reconfiguration concept had been developed using the results of […]

  • 1 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    AW Maritime was recently appointed – along with SMC Marine – to deliver the construction of the new Broome Town Beach Jetty. The new 112m long jetty will be constructed as part of a $24 million redevelopment project and will provide access for recreational fishing, boating and a viewing platform for the Staircase to the […]

  • 25 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Minneapolis Park and Recreation Board (MPRB) said in its latest announcement that construction begins in November on a project that will restore Hall’s Island along the Northeast Minneapolis riverfront. Work will be based out of the Scherer site, an 11-acre piece of land directly north of the Plymouth Avenue Bridge that was purchased by […]

  • 25 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The lone special investigator of the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) in Negros Oriental said that his office will not entertain any complaints in relation to the impasse at the controversial alleged “black sand mining” operation in Tambacan, Tanjay City, Negros Oriental. Dr. Jesus Cañete, Ph.D., explained that it will be a waste of time […]

  • 9 September 2013

    The joint venture of BAM International, McConnell Dowell and See Yong & Son has reached substantial completion of the jetty for iron ore transport in Lumut, Malaysia, for the Brazilian mining company Vale. BAM, in joint venture with its Australian partner McConnell Dowell and Malaysian partner SYS, completed the construction of an 1,800-metre-long access trestle […]

  • 30 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    When the Littlehampton Arun East Bank flood risk management scheme was completed in 2015, a section of the tidal wall was left undone as it was expected that it would be delivered as part of a private development. This did not happen so the Environment Agency is stepping in to replace this section of aging flood defense […]

  • 28 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The New South Wales Government has announced a tender for dredging of the Swansea Channel in Lake Macquarie. According to the government, the dredging project will remove up to 100,000 cubic metres of sand from the channel. The project also includes pumping of material via pipes to Blacksmiths Beach and spreading of spoil along Blacksmiths […]

  • 27 May 2020

    The construction of two rock groynes at Holloways Beach in Cairns is expected to improve the beach amenity and provide long-term protection of the foreshore, reports Cairns Regional Council. Sand erosion has been an ongoing concern at Holloways Beach, with various beach nourishment campaigns initiated over the years due to ongoing sand loss along the […]

  • 20 March 2020
    Business & Finance

     The Southwest Florida Water Management District’s WaterMattersTV has just released this very interesting video about the Lake Seminole Dredging Program.  Under the official plan, this three-year dredging project will remove about 54 tons of phosphorus and 311 tons of nitrogen, reducing nitrogen loads by 56 percent in Long Bayou and Boca Ciega Bay. Lake […]

  • 10 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued proposed modifications to the 2016 cleanup plan for the “Rest of River” portion of the Housatonic River, which will result in faster and more comprehensive cleanup activity in the river and floodplain which will secure long-term, public health protections for Berkshire County residents. “EPA is making good […]

  • 17 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    After a long conversion period, the trailing suction hopper dredger Samuel de Champlain sailed from Damen shipyard in Dunkirk last Friday, June 14th, to the Loire estuary where she arrived on Sunday, June 16th, to start dredging operations. Dragages-Ports EIG, owner of the ship, decided in 2016 to replace the existing diesel generators of Samuel […]

  • 8 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    The third shipment of four gates for the new locks of the Panama Canal Expansion has arrived to the Atlantic entrance of the waterway. The four gates were delivered on Sunday by the Post-Panamax vessel Xia Zhi Yuan 6, owned by COSCO Ocean Shipping. The shipment began its journey from Trieste, Italy on August 17 […]

  • 1 April 2014

    Scylla Bay jetty located at the head of Scylla Bay, Como, has been reopened to the public following urgent repairs to make the jetty safe until a new permanent structure is built. Last year Sutherland Shire Council structural engineers discovered that termites had caused major structural damage to the jetty during a routine maintenance inspection […]

  • 9 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released for public comment its second review of the cleanup of PCB-contaminated sediment from the upper Hudson River on June 1. The agency is now extending the public comment period on the Proposed Second Five-Year Review Report for the Hudson River PCBs Superfund site, which was originally set to end […]

  • 21 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Teekay has just released the latest update on their LNG import terminal project in Bahrain, located in Hidd Industrial area and aimed to help the Kingdom meet the increasing demand for gas supplies to satisfy its industrial and urban development. The terminal layout comprises of an offshore dual jetty and regasification module which is protected by […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Military Spokesman Brigadier Mohamed Samir yesterday said that 13.6 million cubic meters of material was excavated from the newly-launched Suez Canal project. In its statement, Samir noted that some 43 companies are now working at the project site and 5 companies are waiting to start work until necessary equipment arrives. He also said that the companies […]

  • 28 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A piece of mid 19th century French pottery from Bordeaux has been found during the archaeological supervision carried out as part of the dredging work at the Port of Mahon. The dredger Antignano arrived at the Port of Mahon recently and joined the dredging work currently underway in the Mahon waters. The addition of this […]

  • 2 October 2012

    According to farmersguardian.com, the Mid Wales farmers have hit out at Environment Agency Wales for not dredging local rivers. They are also demanding a review of the river and estuary management and maintenance. Edward Chapman, Montgomeryshire NFU’s county chairman, said: “All the rivers used to be dredged. I expect as with many other things it […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi will inaugurate the New Suez Canal project at massive ceremony today, marking a new beginning to Egypt towards a brighter future. The organizing committee for the inauguration ceremony said that the event will begin at 2 pm, where President Sisi will be on “El-Mahrousa Yacht” led by the new frigate “Long Live […]

  • 17 August 2012

    A development of the La Quinta Trade Gateway Terminal is moving forward and in the near future it will provide a state-of-the-art multi-purpose dock and container facility. According to Port Strategy, the dock will include three berths with nine ship-to-shore cranes, 180 acres of container/cargo storage yard and 400 acres for on-site distribution and warehousing. […]

  • 19 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Oslo Fairway dredging works, undertaken by a Finnish dredging equipment manufacturer and contractor – Wasa Dredging, are progressing very well so far. Wasa has just released this beautiful photo from this dredging scheme, which shows their backhoe giant Hector during the deepening work at the most southern part of the fairway. About 90.000m³ of bedrock will be […]

  • 24 September 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. The Resaca Restoration Project will be completed […]

  • 14 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, USACE Commanding General and 54th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, has signed the New Haven Harbor Navigation Improvement Project Chief’s Report. The existing New Haven Harbor deep draft ship channel, turning basin, and maneuvering area are currently authorized at a depth of -35 feet at mean lower low water (MLLW). […]

  • 29 November 2011

    CHEC has awarded the contract for “Hong Kong Boundary Crossing Facilities – Reclamation Works of Hong Kong – Zhuhai – Macao Bridge”. The awarded contract sum is HKD 6.989 billion, approximately USD 896 million. The construction period is 50 months. The project will commence by the end of November 2011 and is expected to complete […]

  • 30 July 2013

      The Cockermouth Flood Alleviation Scheme, which has been constructed by VolkerStevin for the Environment Agency, was officially unveiled at a ceremony on Tuesday 11th June. Following the damaging effects of flooding in the area in 2009, the new flood defences will reduce the risk of future flooding to the area, helping to protect local […]