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  • 9 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Natural Resources Wales’ £6.8 million scheme to protect over 400 properties in Fairbourne, Gwynedd from flooding reaches its final stage this week. A new area of saltmarsh is being created at Morfa Friog, in line with the planning condition for the flood scheme. This area will mitigate for the natural habitats that will be lost […]

  • 8 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal IHC today symbolically handed over the 2,000th dredge pump to be built by the company to its new owner – Jan De Nul Group. Commenting the latest milestone, Royal IHC’s CEO Dave Vander Heyde, said: “We are proud to have delivered our 2,000th pump. Reaching this impressive number is the result of continuous development from research, learning, […]

  • 14 February 2010

    The island city-state’s size has increased by over 20 per cent since the 1960s and demand for sand for lucrative land reclamation and development projects is higher than ever. [mappress] Source:telegraph,February 12,2010;

  • 28 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The World Canals Conference, which visits a different waterway destination around the world each year, took place in Inverness from 19th to 22nd September. The event was organised by the hosts, Scottish Canals, on behalf of Inland Waterways International. The conference was based around Eden Court Theater situated on the banks of the River Ness, […]

  • 9 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    VolkerGround Engineering has now completed the installation of over 3,000 tonnes of steel sheet piles and sections over a 2.5km section of the River Arun in Littlehampton.  The work, which commenced in November 2013, is part of a major project being completed by parent company VolkerStevin, in a partnership with the Environment Agency, Arun District Council, West Sussex […]

  • 7 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    DP World has won a 50 year concession for the development of a greenfield multi-purpose port project at Posorja, Ecuador, 65 kilometers from the country’s main business city of Guayaquil. The $500 million initial investment (Phase 1) will include the purchase of land, dredging of a new access channel, a 20 kilometer access road and […]

  • 11 February 2014

    During severe storms in early January and over the past week, many coastal locations have been battered by large waves. A significant amount of shingle has been washed away by the waves at the Preston Beach Sea Defence Scheme, to the East of Weymouth. A number of severe flood warnings have been issued since Christmas […]

  • 12 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    On the Western coast of South Africa, high grade heavy mineral sediment layers are found on the seashores. Located just below a layer of fairly standard quartz sand, this heavy mineral sand can be mined. The material, which is also called HMS, has a relatively high specific gravity of 2.8T.m3 in situ. Until recently, the […]

  • 11 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    A plan to protect homes, businesses and communities from flooding has been launched by Aileen McLeod, MSP for South Scotland (SNP). The Flood Risk Management plan contains 14 local strategies and proposals for 42 flood protection schemes or engineering works planned for 2016-21 and a range of other flood alleviation measures. This will be supported […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Terex Port Solutions (TPS) will supply Libra Terminais Rio S/A (Libra) with 12 Terex® rubber-tyred gantry cranes. They are to be delivered in the fall of 2014 to the Libra terminal in the Bay of Rio de Janeiro. The cranes will be shipped to Rio, already assembled, from the TPS plant in Xiamen, PR China. […]

  • 9 February 2012

      Ellicott has plans underway to introduce a new 1270 Dragon® model in 2012 with wider side tanks, 18″ x 18″ (457 x 457 mm) discharge, 190 HP (140 kW) cutter power, 1000 HP (746 kW) pump power, and 50 ft. (15 m) digging depth. Vice President of Sales Paul Quinn said “this year’s high […]

  • 3 February 2012

    Yesterday at 3:50 pm the Dredge Vessel “ Dodge Island” arrived in Jamaica Bay with a hold full of clean sand, that had been obtained from the open ocean Ambrose channel approach area off the coast of Rockaway, and hooked up to the Pumping Barge that is currently located in Jamaica Bay just off of […]

  • 31 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    NSW Minister for Primary Industries, Niall Blair, today announced that the NSW Government has chosen Merimbula as the site for a new offshore artificial reef. “The Merimbula reef is one of five offshore artificial reefs DPI will deploy over the next three years,” said Mr. Blair. “Over 50 different species of fish have been identified on […]

  • 2 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer and City Councilmember Lorie Zapf have announced over $40 million in infrastructure investments over the next few years for Mission Bay Park – one of San Diego’s most treasured natural resources. Roughly a quarter of the total funds is for the Mission Bay Dredging project to restore navigational safety to the bay. Investments […]

  • 18 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     S.C. Ports Authority (SCPA) has just released this incredible video of the Hugh K. Leatherman Terminal (HLT) – the country’s newest container terminal. According to SCPA, the new wharf is over 80% complete as construction progresses on Phase One of the new container terminal. The Hugh K. Leatherman Terminal is on track to open […]

  • 2 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Buffalo District awarded a $6.11 million contract to Cold Spring Construction Company, from Akron, NY, on June 25 to repair over 1,300 feet of seawall, which has deteriorated over time due to Lake Erie ice and wave action, at the northern section of LaSalle Park, Buffalo, NY.  “This project is critical to protect […]

  • 7 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center has taken delivery of a new remote-operated Subdredge. The unit was just delivered to the U.S. Army ERDC to start initial trials. “Later this unmanned submersible unit will be utilized to conduct projects including shoreline deepening for military landing crafts, shipping channel dredging, and emergency relief projects all over the world,” […]

  • 23 July 2012

    The Vicksburg District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is working to beat Mother Nature and keep low water levels from closing commercial navigation on the rivers in its 68,000 square mile area of responsibility. According to the National Weather Service this year’s drought is affecting nearly 61% of the country and is causing […]

  • 11 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    FSUE Rosmorport has just announced that the Phase 1 of the access channel and water area of MSCC Bronka (Multipurpose Sea Cargo Complex Bronka, Big Port St. Petersburg) has been put into the operations. The construction of the access channel and the water area lasted from April 2013 till December 2015. During the works, around 20.2 mln […]

  • 5 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of Hagerstown (MD) will hold a community information meeting to share details of the upcoming project to dredge City Park Lake. At the meeting, attendees will have a more detailed look at the dredging process, what to expect over the course of the project and the benefits once the work is complete. The […]

  • 2 April 2020
    Business & Finance

     Virtual Surveyor has just released this amazing video, showing how to use drone surveying to support sand pit dredging operations. Sand pits are often wet and certainly dynamic environments. Frequent monitoring is a must, and drone surveying is the right tool for that job. Drone surveying provides a regular snapshot of the water extent […]

  • 8 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $2.5 million to the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana to improve coastal wetlands in Louisiana. The project will create 300 acres of barrier marsh and nourish 130 acres of developing marsh near Bayou Moreau using dredged material from the Gulf of Mexico. This project is funded […]

  • 17 November 2010

    A dredging controversy nearly seven years in the making will rage on until 2011, after a battle over ownership rights to a number of … (wmbfnews) [mappress] Source: wmbfnews;

  • 21 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Many of the flood risk assets that were damaged in the extreme weather since December are already being repaired by the Environment Agency – with repairs to over 350 defences already completed, restoring protection to over 115,000 homes. A further 650 assets have repairs planned or underway, to restore protection to a further 180,000 properties. […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis is starting a share buyback program to reduce the capital outstanding with the intention to neutralize the dilution resulting from the distribution of the 2016 stock dividend. On 6 June, Boskalis issued over 3.2 million new shares as stock dividend which at that time represented a value of over EUR 100 million. The intention is to […]

  • 27 November 2012

    The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission must pay $1.28 million in restoration costs in a settlement with the Environmental Protection Agency over the illegal dredging of Cowbone Marsh in Glades County, reports news-press.com. This agreement is part of a $3.4 million settlement of 17 wetlands cases in six states across the federal agency’s Southeastern […]