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  • 28 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Several leaders, including Congressman John Katko, Oswego Mayor Billy Barlow along with representatives from Senator Chuck Schumer’s office, gathered yesterday to celebrate the completion of the Oswego Harbor dredging project. After five weeks of work, this nearly $1 million worth dredging project was completed on time and within the budget. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, awarded the contract to Luedtke Engineering Company […]

  • 21 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Navarre Beach Dune Restoration project could begin as early as late April and will include placing of approximately 1.6 million cubic yards of sand east of the Gulf Islands National Seashore to the eastern limits of the beach Marine Park. According to the Santa Rosa County, the project construction will make use of the same offshore borrow area […]

  • 21 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    UK’s Marine Management Organisation (MMO) is nearing the conclusion of a review of all dredging disposal sites in England. The MMO commissioned Cefas to undertake a high level, review of all disposal sites around the country. This review is a desk-based review focusing on marine disposal sites in English waters. It will make recommendations on how […]

  • 7 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    East Devon District Council is working with the Environment Agency to upgrade the sea and estuary defenses in Exmouth. The proposed project will reduce the risk of flooding to over 1,000 homes in Exmouth. Since Autumn 2015, the council’s Exeter based consultants WSP│Parsons Brinkerhoff have reviewed information gathered from flood modelling, a topographic survey and […]

  • 14 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Crown Estate has completed the construction of a £325,000 flood defense wall at Hawkins Point, Sunk Island to protect the areas high grade agricultural land from flooding. This follows a £450,000 investment last year which saw the tidal doors and drainage system on the island upgraded. The latest investment in flood defenses comes in […]

  • 23 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Governor Lilia Pineda has ordered local officials to assist the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) in clearing and demolition of all illegal structures in Sasmuan River near the Manila Bay. This move is in line with the continuous compliance to the Supreme Court’s mandamus on the clearing of all waterways to support the […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    KAMPS, a Belgian company specialized in water treatment solutions, has released a video about its dredging pontoon named Drag’oon. In lagoons, some lakes and ponds, the organic sludge settles in the bottom, reducing the volume of the water ponds. More important, when this sludge is not stabilized it will create very bad odors.   KAMPS dredging […]

  • 18 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, and partners restarted oyster restoration in Harris Creek in January 2015. This photo shows how rock is being placed to build 1-foot oyster reefs in Harris Creek as oyster restoration efforts continue despite the surrounding icy conditions on March 12, 2015. Through the interagency partnership, the U.S. Army […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen Shipyards, an international shipbuilding group, has just released a video about their DOP Submersible Dredge Pump 200. The Waterking excavator, as shown in this video, or the excavator available locally, can be turned into an instant dredger by connecting a DOP submersible dredge pump. The DOP is powered by the hydraulics of the excavator, which […]

  • 7 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, is currently preparing a large-scale dredging project. Under this plan, four areas will be dredged: – Freeport Harbor Entrance Channel; – Freeport Inside Channel; – Corpus Christi Entrance Channel; – Corpus Christi Inner Basin. Approximately 1,000,000 cubic yards of material will be removed from both the Freeport […]

  • 27 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Laidley community will be better protected from future floods with the Newman Government fast-tracking money to build vital levees and drainage systems. Community Recovery and Resilience Minister David Crisafulli said almost $1 million had been set aside to start work on a levee around the Laidley CBD and at Narda Lagoon, and an extension […]

  • 11 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company are constructing a berm system at Oakwood Beach, N.J. The project involves pumping approximately 350,000 cubic yards of sand onto the beach. Work is designed to reduce damages from future storm events and was funded through the Hurricane Sandy Relief […]

  • 17 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a grant of $9.6 million to the Republic of the Maldives to expand Kulhudhuffushi Harbor. The project will construct a dedicated passenger and cargo harbor that can cater to larger cargo vessels and accommodate a long-distance passenger service from the central and southern regions. “The lack of transport […]

  • 19 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers wrapped up federal navigation channel dredging at Ice Harbor Lock and Dam on January 14. Ice Harbor lock operations have returned to normal and dredging equipment has been removed, including water quality monitoring buoys, and relocated upstream to work areas in the Snake and Clearwater rivers at Lewiston-Clarkston. The Corps’ […]

  • 24 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Pensacola Beach Renourishment Project is entering its final phase, with the construction expected to be completed before September. According to the Santa Rosa Island Authority latest update, the $16 million renourishment project will be wrapped up in the next couple of days. Last week, the beach-building operations were in the vicinity of the Portside Villas on Ft. […]

  • 28 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In its latest issue of Terra et Aqua, the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has introduced an article about the Horseshoe Bend project in Louisiana. According to the paper, the capacity for the placement of shoal material dredged from Horseshoe Bend at eight wetland development sites located along the river’s bank lines adjacent to the channel was nearly exhausted in […]

  • 4 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    With immediate effect and for a period of approximately 10 months, dredging operations will be carried out within the Castle Peak Power Station Jetty, Tap Shek Kok area. According to the Hong Kong Marine Department (MARDEP), these operations will be carried out by one grab dredger with two split hopper barges and two tugs providing assistance. The number […]

  • 13 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has started the Cleveland Harbor federal navigation lower channel dredging project. According to the Corps, the 2017 spring dredging season began on Tuesday, April 11. USACE also announced that the start of upper navigation channel dredging is expected to begin around April 21. “In the fall of […]

  • 30 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Two Flood Alleviation Schemes (FASs) in Louth and Horncastle have been formally opened on 28 July, following successful completion of the projects. Construction on the £6.5 million Louth scheme and the £8.1 million Horncastle scheme started in summer 2015, and were finalized this month. The two projects were delivered in a partnership of the Environment […]

  • 21 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Waurika Lake dredging scheme is nearing its completion, ahead of schedule and under budget. This cleanup scheme started in November 2015 with the main goal to remove tons of silt and sediment that had settled at the bottom of Waurika Lake. The dredging operations are the culmination of months of planning by the Waurika […]

  • 18 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Norfolk Dredging Company was recently awarded a maintenance dredging contract for the St. Lucie Inlet and Impoundment Basin in Martin County, Florida. According to the FedBizOpps, the project work consists of maintenance dredging of shoal material from St. Lucie Inlet. The work will entail maintenance dredging of Cut‐1 to depths varying from 16 to 18 feet […]

  • 11 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) employees plan to go on strike today, demanding declaration by the central government that the public sector unit with its corporate office in Visakhapatnam would not be privatized, local media reports. “Unions representing the non-executives and crew and petty officers of the Dredging Corporation of India Ltd have given call […]

  • 31 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The two waterfront towns of Bocachica and Caño del Oro, in the department of Bolívar, are about to receive much needed coastal protection works, reports RUBAU GROUP. According to the release, Colombian Government recently awarded the €10 million coastal protection contract to Tierra Bomba Consortium, of which Colombiana de Proyectos de Infraestructuras S.A.S. (a RUBAU GROUP company) is a member. […]

  • 5 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) is continuing work on the Town of Duck Beach Nourishment project. Last weekend the town reported that the GLDD dredge Liberty Island is still undergoing repairs. On June 1, the town announced that the Liberty Island, the vessel working at the southern end of the project zone, has experienced some […]

  • 29 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Japan has donated dredging equipment to the Government of Malawi worth around $4.54 million to help Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) enhance its work of generating electricity in the country. Bright Msaka, the Minister of Natural Resources, Energy and Mining, received the donation on behalf of the Malawi Government and ESCOM. […]

  • 22 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research has awarded the prestigious Veni grant to Bas Borsje’s Building with Nature research proposal ‘Soft and still safe’. Over the next four years, he will be teaming up with fellow experts from Deltares and Ecoshape to look at the stability of salt marshes during storms. The knowledge acquired will […]