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  • 26 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The dredging operations and marsh restoration at Mordecai Island, NJ are currently underway. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, and its contractor Barnegat Bay Dredging Company of Harvey Cedars, are dredging critical shoals from the New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway and using the material to restore a portion of Mordecai Island marshland. The island […]

  • 10 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Cowes Harbour Commission’s contractors Boskalis Westminster recently began the final stages of works on the Cowes Breakwater project. According to the CHC, this involves a final reshaping of the breakwater’s gravel core, bringing sections into profile before applying layers of small rock that act as a filter to prevent the gravel migrating out of the core structure. […]

  • 30 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As part of the Sunshine Coast Regional Council’s winter sand renourishment program, the sand pumping operations started this month at Maroochydore Beach and Mooloolaba Spit. Division 8 Councillor Jason O’Pray said that the Council will pump over 75,000 cubic meters of sand onto Maroochydore Beach. “Between June and August, we’ll pump around 7000 cubic meters of […]

  • 20 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) has just released the latest video from the Panama Canal Expansion project. Taken just a few days ago, the picture shows panoramic view of the new Cocoli Locks on the Pacific side. The official opening ceremony of the expanded canal will take place on Sunday, June 26th 2016. According to the ACP, the […]

  • 13 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

                    LOI Signed for Jakarta’s Giant Sea Wall South Korea, the Netherlands and Indonesia have signed a letter of intent for a study on a joint realization of the National Capital Integrated Coastal Development (NCICD), also known as the ‘Giant Sea Wall’ project.   Panama Canal Project Enters […]

  • 29 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The past four months have been extremely busy for the project team working on the Sidmouth and East Beach Management Plan, as the latest Steering Group newsletter reveals. East Devon District Council’s Assistant Project Manager Tony Burch, has just issued this update, which highlights the positive results that have been achieved in a number of […]

  • 5 December 2011

    Flood associated issues, Chatham-Kent is facing this week, could be diminished by dredging the mouth of the Thames River at Lake St. Clair, explained Mayor Randy Hope. The major insists on dredging the shallow river mouth to enable flood water to easily escape into the lake. Hope believes that drainage will help the situation. However, […]

  • 10 September 2010
    Business & Finance

    Sierra Gold Corp.  is pleased to announce that it is now ready to commence dredging activities with all 4 dredges as soon as river levels permit. All equipment has been pre-located at initial selected sites and all licensing/permitting has been completed. Site prospecting is underway and will continue and be expanded as water levels recede […]

  • 17 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    After half a century, it is time for new equipment. Ohio Department of Natural Resources recently purchased a new 460SL Swinging Dragon dredger. In the background is their 14″ cutter suction dredger, built in 1965. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, August 17, 2014

  • 8 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    According to the Environment Agency’s latest update, high number of workers are currently engaged in the Parrett and Tone dredging scheme in order to complete the project on time. The dredging scheme of an 8km section of the rivers Parrett and Tone, part of the agency’s 20 Year Flood Action Plan for the Somerset Levels and Moors, began […]

  • 12 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    For nearly a year, the Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has been repairing damage from Hurricane Sandy to previously-engineered beaches in New York and New Jersey. Now, restoration has expanded to a new area where the Corps of Engineers hasn’t previously worked ─ Port Monmouth, N.J. In June 2014, the District began the […]

  • 15 February 2015
    Business & Finance

                    Picture of the Day: ‘Artemis’ in New Suez Canal The New Suez Canal dredging program is moving ahead. The Van Oord’s self-propelled cutter suction dredger ‘Artemis’ arrived two days ago at the site and started work immediately.   VIDEO: Reuse of Dredged Materials by DEME DEME has […]

  • 20 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

                    Boskalis to Work on Markermeer Dikes Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has emerged as the best bidder for the tender to reinforce over 33 kilometers of dikes around the Markermeer lake between the towns of Hoorn and Durgerdam, the Netherlands.   New Excavators for DEME Early in […]

  • 24 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The long-planned deepening of the Savannah harbor is currently underway. The Savannah District awarded a $134.5 million contract in March 2015 to the Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company of Oak Brook, Illinois, to conduct the outer harbor deepening. The contract covers deepening of the outer harbor, from approximately Fort Pulaski for 18.5 miles into […]

  • 17 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Wasa Dredging has just released this amazing photo of their backhoe dredger Hector, working on the Alesund dredging project in Norway. The Hector, built and owned by Wasa Dredging, is a Wasa BHD 12000 dredger with a 250t Hitachi EX2500 that can dredge to a depth of 22m. This giant started its work in the […]

  • 23 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Critical repair work, undertaken by J.E. McAmis Inc, just wrapped up at North Jetty in Cape Disappointment State Park, Ilwaco, WA. Since last fall, contractors have been out in the area between the popular Waikiki and Benson beaches, filling in a lagoon that undermined the stability of North Jetty’s base, trucking in enormous rocks and rebuilding […]

  • 10 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) is building one of the largest oil refining plants in the world. The refinery will be constructed on land reclaimed by Van Oord in ‘sabkha area’, a salt plain near the coast some 30 kilometers north of the Saudi border. The project involves dredging and reclaiming 65 million cubic meters of […]

  • 31 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District, is working on the Cleveland Harbor East Breakwater project to repair the $31 million worth of damages caused by Superstorm Sandy, October 2012. Repair work to the 4,275 linear feet of breakwater is being completed by Great Lakes Dock & Materials L.L.C. and includes the placement of […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just posted on its official facebook page the latest photo from the Long Beach Island sand replenishment project. “We’re busy pumping sand onto Long Beach Island, NJ – 8 million cubic yards in total – all to reduce the risk of future storm damages,” they stated. The […]

  • 30 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The keel-laying ceremony for the state-of-the-art IHC Easydredge 2700 ™ took place at MTG Dolphin’s shipyard in Varna, Bulgaria, on August 18th, 2014. The ship, ordered by Royal IHC, is being built under building number BN BN1001 and will be delivered in the summer of 2015. This new vessel will be supplied with a “world-dredging package”, […]

  • 13 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency has just released a photo update on the Anchorsholme Coastal Defense Scheme in Fylde.  Works are now underway on the north side of the United Utilities headland where a 250t crawler crane is helping install the precast revetment units. The scheme is part of the Fylde Peninsula Coastal Program (FPCP), which is being performed in partnership between […]

  • 23 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Roen Salvage Company is currently constructing a 1,000 ft long breakwater consisting of over 70,000 tons of stone in Ashland, Wisconsin. This construction scheme began in August and is moving forward according to plan. The breakwater is part of a National Superfund site. It’s protection from weather will facilitate environmental dredging in 2016, and eventually […]

  • 22 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Georgia Department of Transportation and the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) earlier in October signed the Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) to officially launch construction on the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP). COL. Thomas Tickner signed October 8th the cost-sharing agreement between the state of Georgia and U.S. Army Corps […]

  • 1 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

                    Picture of the Day: Dredgers Crowding New Suez The New Suez Canal project is currently under construction and is scheduled to be delivered next August.   Chief Mate Guilty Over Fatal Dredger Collision On the 8th June 2014 the Shoreway, a 98 metre 5000 tonne dredger, owned […]

  • 8 February 2012

      A new Senate Inquiry into coal seam gas across Australia has been proposed by the Australian Greens spokesperson for mining, Senator Larissa Waters. “The previous Senate Inquiry into coal seam gas only looked at the impacts of CSG in the Murray Darling Basin, but CSG is a problem everywhere,” Senator Waters said. “It also […]

  • 12 June 2012
    Equipment, Technology

    Subsea UK reports that Tyne and Wear Marine (TWM) Ltd., a marine and engineering company, used Tritech’s StarFish 990F for the dock wall survey on the Tyne River, Newcastle. The technology was used during port survey and inspection project, and has the latest in advanced CHIRP (Compressed High Intensity Radar Pulse) acoustic technology and digital-signal-processing […]