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  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A stretch of the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal will be reopened for boats tomorrow, following around £1million of repairs to stabilise an embankment which had ‘slipped’ after it had become so saturated with rain over the wet winter period that it slumped down the hillside. “We are installing almost 500 massive pins, each 10-15 metres […]

  • 27 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership, on behalf of Fareham and Gosport Borough Councils, has developed a coastal management Strategy stretching from the River Hamble to Portchester. The Strategy sets out the preferred coastal management approaches designed to help reduce the risk of coastal flooding and erosion to over 2,800 properties in the local area over […]

  • 22 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. is a leading global maritime services company operating in the dredging, offshore energy and inland infra sectors. Boskalis is active in projects in the energy, ports and infra markets. “Our main clients include oil companies, port operators, governments, shipping companies, international project developers, insurance companies and mining companies,” they stated. Boskalis […]

  • 16 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, recently awarded a $4.9 million contract to Cottrell Contracting, Inc. to perform maintenance dredging work in Norfolk Harbor, Hampton Roads, VA. According to the FedBizOpps, the contract is for the maintenance and minor “New-Work” dredging of the Norfolk Harbor and Craney Island Reach, and Portsmouth Marine Terminals Access Channels and […]

  • 28 June 2013

    Acadie Bathurst NDP MP Yvon Godin is not happy with the Conservative Governement over dredging operation of the Tabusintac Channel, and other channels like this one in New Brunswick. Godin told the Commons during question period that the conservatives need to take responsibility for the delays in the dredging of the Channel, adding operations were […]

  • 28 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Hycom BV, an international supplier of hydraulic systems for applications in the industry, offshore, marine and dredging, civil works and aviation has become a new member of the Hydac Group. At Hycom, application knowhow, innovation and flexibility are used when designing complete and energy saving hydraulic drive and control systems. Hycom’s client base has been […]

  • 9 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     At their May 2, 2018 meeting, Nags Head’s Board of Commissioners decided to conduct the first re-nourishment of the town’s beach over the summer of 2019 after bids for the work in 2018 came in significantly over budget. Plans for the town’s maintenance project call for 2.3 million cubic yards of sand to be […]

  • 14 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Coast Builders Coalition in conjunction with Restore the Mississippi River Delta has released a new analysis prepared by the Water Institute of the Gulf that outlines opportunities for the state of Louisiana to achieve substantial cost savings as it advances its 50-year, $50-billion Coastal Master Plan. The analysis, “Changing Restoration Costs,” examines the opportunities that […]

  • 30 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Burnham Associates is entering the completion phase of the maintenance dredging of the Conley Marine Terminal in South Boston, MA. This terminal serves two major global shipping lines, and handles over one million metric tons of cargo, annually. This maintenance dredging project will remedy shoaling in one of the berths, taking the depth back to […]

  • 5 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) today reported financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2019. According to GLDD Chief Executive Officer, Lasse Petterson, bidding activity increased significantly, with over $1.0 billion in projects bid in the third quarter. Operationally, the quarter had lower dredging activity, due to several vessel dry dockings. The […]

  • 24 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    In reviewing the details announced yesterday in President Trump’s fiscal 2018 budget request, the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) said that they see declines for most federally funded, port-related programs. “However, AAPA is encouraged by the Administration’s recently announced major infrastructure initiative to support $1 trillion in infrastructure over 10 years, of which $200 […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD), provider of dredging, environmental and remediation services, has announced contract for project along the New Jersey shore with an aggregate value of over $185 million, with additional options still to be awarded valued at over $25 million. The New Jersey shore projects will provide risk reduction to coastal regions […]

  • 12 October 2012

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer urged Alcoa CEO Klaus Kleinfeld to expedite and finalize the company’s commitment to multi-million dollar facility upgrades at their Massena plant. Schumer has been working with Alcoa and the EPA for over a year to finally make public a long-delayed clean-up plan for the Grasse River. It was this large […]

  • 28 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    J.F. Brennan Company, Inc. is working in full swing to complete the Fountain Lake restoration project. According to Shell Rock River Watershed District (SRRWD), the past week was another productive one for crews working on this dredging program. The dredging operations are part of the overall phase two of the Fountain Lake restoration project in […]

  • 3 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Buxton Beach nourishment project resumed yesterday just around 4:00 p.m. after brief shut down, reports the County of Dare. The beach operations were closed on Friday morning, July 29, due to rough sea conditions. According to Weeks Marine, construction is now moving to the south and has approached the north end of Buxton. The county also […]

  • 5 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Godwin Obaseki, the Edo State Governor, yesterday signed an agreement with the Vice President of China Harbor Engineering Company (CHEC), Li Yi, for the development of the Benin River Port in Gelegele area of Nigeria. During the yesterday’s ceremony at the Nigerian Embassy in Beijing, China, the parties also inked the final investment arrangement to […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    More than 40,000 miles of California’s rivers and streams are currently threatened by pollution, according to a list of impaired waterways submitted by the state to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Common impairments in lakes are due to mercury and other toxic metals in fish. High temperatures, sediment and toxic metals are found in many […]

  • 29 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Moffatt & Nichol’s Miami office is expanding with new management. The company has welcomed Mr. Tim Blankenship, PE, as Miami’s Office Manager and Ms. Christy Brush as Miami’s Environmental Regional Manager. Mr. Blankenship has over 20 years of experience with waterfront/marina, port infrastructure and coastal engineering consulting projects throughout the U.S., Caribbean and Central America.  […]

  • 5 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Enough sand to fill 16 Olympic sized swimming pools will be pumped from Tallebudgera Creek to Burleigh Heads over the next two months as part of the City of Gold Coast’s coastal management program. The annual ‘beach boost’ dredging program started today and forms part of a $35 million body of coastal management works undertaken […]

  • 5 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Environment Agency is preparing for heavy rainfall across the South East over the next ten days and is encouraging communities to take action to prepare for the risk of flooding. Rivers across the South East, including the River Thames, are rising in response to the recent heavy rainfall that has been experienced across the […]

  • 19 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Aberdeenshire-based Aleron Subsea has deployed AUXROV subsea system as a part of a wrecks salvage project in the Atlantic Ocean. Aleron’s AUXROV was selected by James Fisher Marine and Britannia’s Gold to assist with the salvage operation, targeting wrecks that were sunk during the WWI and WWII. During both wars, some 7,500 merchant ships were […]

  • 9 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ellicott Dredges LLC & Rohr-Idreco Dredge Systems, which are owned by Ellicott Dredge Enterprises, LLC, have announced that Ellicott’s Latin American Sales Manager, Andres Borasino, will be adding the Rohr-Idreco deep digging dredge product lines to his area of responsibilities. The three product lines complement each other by offering customers multiple dredging options based on […]

  • 30 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A major dredging operation by Able UK means greatly improved access to its Able Seaton Port facility on the Tees. The operation, which took 12 days to complete at a cost of over a quarter of a million pounds, saw two vessels dredge the Seaton Channel providing access to Able Seaton Port – the 126 […]

  • 20 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation yesterday reported financial results for the quarter and year ended December 31, 2019, saying that the gross profit margin percentage increased to 21.0% in the fourth quarter compared with 20.6% in the prior year fourth quarter. Commenting the latest announcement, Chief Executive Officer Lasse Petterson, said: “2019 was an […]

  • 6 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The first phase of work on the South End Container Terminal extension at the Port of Halifax is well underway, according to the port authority. The work involves dredging of soft material that has accumulated over time. The first phase of the project is over 50% complete. The next phase, construction of concrete caissons, will […]

  • 15 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The US Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, last week released a video about the ongoing repairs to the Oswego Harbor west breakwater. In the video, the Buffalo District Project Manager, Lex Barker, reported on the breakwater repairs at Oswego Harbor and the completion date. According to him, the construction works will be completed sometime […]