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  • 30 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    BASF, a leading supplier of polyurethane solutions for systems, specialties and polyurethane (PU) basic products, has released a video about Elastocoast and how it provides effective coastal protection with revetments of polyurethane. Revetments with Elastocoast are a new and innovative coastal protection system. The term Elastocoast means a bonding system that reinforces hydraulic gravel at their […]

  • 27 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    BASF, a German chemical company, has just released a video about Elastocoast®, an innovative and sustainable system to protect coastal dykes, shores and river beds. The term Elastocoast means a bonding system that reinforces hydraulic gravel at their contact surfaces permanently by means of the 2-component plastic polyurethane (PU). Elastocoast’s open-pore structure reduces the destructive […]

  • 26 November 2012

    Trelleborg Marine Systems has been awarded the largest ever foam fender contract in terms of size and value. It is to supply France’s largest port, the Port of Marseille, with approximately 700 SeaGuard foam fenders and accessories, including chains and anchors, to equip 39 of the ports’ quays. Trelleborg will also supply UHMW-PE plastic pads, […]

  • 20 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    DEME Environmental Contractors (DEC), the environmental specialists of DEME, is installing a plastic collector on the river Scheldt on behalf of the Vlaamse Waterweg (the Flemish authority responsible for waterways in Flanders). A combination of a fixed and mobile installation will be tested for a year to collect waste from the water. To tackle the […]

  • 3 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Boskalis Plastic Bomb Grid has been nominated for the IADC – International Association of Dredging Companies – Safety Award 2017. The presence of unexploded ordnance (UXO) and the high risk of explosions is a pervasive hazard to dredging activities. To minimize damage which can be caused to a hopper dredger’s drag head, a steel bomb grid is […]

  • 19 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The day one of the unique CEDA-IADC Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference, taking place at the Beurs van Berlage center in the heart of Amsterdam, has been brought to an end. The event was opened with the welcoming speech by Mr Polite Laboyrie, President of CEDA, Witteveen+Bos, and Rene Kolman, the secretary general of the IADC. After the welcoming […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In July 2014 Matecs B.V. from Roosendaal successfully delivered over 20 heavy duty shore valves (40 bars water pressure) to some global dredging companies. The HD valves Ø 1000 mm were engineered in-house, at the Roosendaal premises (by Matecs’ sister company Wear & Tear Solutions) and were fully constructed, machined, assembled and thoroughly tested by Matecs […]

  • 2 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Wartsila announced today that they will supply a unique and patent-pending LNG fuel storage and supply system for two new trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHDs). The dredgers are being built by Keppel Offshore & Marine for the Dutch marine contractor Van Oord. According to their official announcement, the Wartsila system comprises two 640m³ single-shell polyurethane […]

  • 8 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Kiasma Srl, Italian manufacturer of HDPE pipes, floats and systems specialized in the sector of dredging, has performed another step forward in terms of innovation and efficiency. As a result of laboratory tests as well as direct feedbacks and experience from the field, Kiasma R&D department has decided to implement their KGP floats with a […]

  • 6 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (July 31–August 6, 2017).   USACE Awards Final Contract for Delaware River Dredging The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded final contract for Delaware River deepening project – Upper Reach B – to Norfolk Dredging Company in the amount […]

  • 26 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    As the sun on the dredging season in the Midwest inland areas began to set, operations were starting to heat up on the east coast for J.F. Brennan Company (Brennan). For a third straight year, Brennan has had the opportunity to procure work in the milder maritime climate throughout New England during the winter months. […]

  • 19 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Revetments made with BASF’s solution for coastal protection, Elastocoast, now cover the shoreline of Goseong, Gyeong-nam Province, in South Korea. The solution helps manage sediment and provides protection against coastal erosion during typhoon season. Instead of paving the coastline with concrete or tar, the Elastocoast polyurethane binder bonds rocks and aggregate into a stable yet porous structure that absorbs wave energy. […]

  • 22 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Phase One of the America’s WETLAND Foundation (AWF) Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW) Shoreline Stabilization and Restoration Project is complete. One mile of Vegetated EcoShield™ has been installed and planted to create habitat and to provide protection from storm surge for the community of Larose and for critical energy infrastructure. Phase One of the project stabilizes […]

  • 4 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency this week will begin excavating areas of perchlorate-contaminated soil on and around a residential property on Poplar Street in Barstow, CA. The residence had been occupied by the former owner of Mojave Pyrotechnics, Inc., a defunct pyrotechnics manufacturing company that operated in the 1980’s. EPA will remove approximately 1100 tons […]

  • 7 June 2012

    In collaboration with VOKA (Antwerp-Waasland chamber of commerce) the Antwerp port community organised a mission to the Ukrainian cities of Kiev and Odessa. Odessa Port Authority presented current developments in its port and gave details about planned infrastructure projects. A collaboration agreement was signed by the ports of Antwerp and Odessa in 2009. Ukraine is […]

  • 7 February 2012

    The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) yesterday continued its quarterly “Estero Blitz” in an effort to clear the creeks and waterways of Metro Manila and avoid the recurrence of dangers brought by calamities like ‘Ondoy.’ MMDA Chairman Francis Tolentino led yesterday’s morning resumption of the cleanup and dredging operations at the heavily-silted Estero De Vitas […]

  • 29 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    SPI Products, the parent company behind some of the leading buoy and industrial flotation product lines, is getting ready to launch a new product line – a patent-pending lineup of modular floating walkways and docks the company calls Snap Dock. Blake Elder, executive vice president of SPI Products, said that the idea for this product […]

  • 30 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The next phase of a scheme to increase flood protection for people in more than 600 properties in South East Wales will begin this year, reports the Natural Resources Wales (NRW). The scheme will reduce the flood risk to the low-lying area around the Crindau and Shaftesbury areas of Newport which has suffered several times […]

  • 4 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Three Dutch-related companies, BAM Nutall, Team Van Oord and VBA, have been awarded by the Environment Agency for their excellent work undertaken in flood scheme projects. On the occasion of the Flood & Coast 2016 conference the awards were handed out during a gala dinner in Telford on 24 February. The Dutch-related companies won their […]

  • 17 August 2011

    Indian Infrastructure magazine is organising the second annual conference on “Dredging in India- Needs & Requirements, Issues & Opportunities” on August 25-26, 2011, at Grand Hyatt, Mumbai. The mission of this conference is to provide an update on the dredging industry in India, discuss the key issues and requirements, and highlight the emerging opportunities. It […]

  • 1 October 2012

    The Sans Souci Ports, together with the dredging company Codralux, are cleaning the Santo Domingo Port access channel. This project should haul away as much as 150,000 cubic meters of sediment and trash within 15 days. “60% of the river’s waste are sediments from mudslides, household waste, industrial chemicals, feces and from illegal construction; 30% […]

  • 14 April 2014

    CCCC First Harbor Engineering Co., Ltd. has recently won the bid for the soft foundation treatment of the reclamation area of Dachanwan port zone in Shenzhen, with a construction period of 1,461 days. Located in the east of Phase 1 terminal of Dachanwan port zone in Xixiang Town, Baoan District, Shenzhen, with a foundation treatment […]

  • 20 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    A unique Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference – organized jointly by CEDA, IADC and Dredging Today – was successfully closed today at the Beurs van Berlage center in Amsterdam. The Conference gathered a large number of participants from all over the world, including planners, designers, decision makers, regulators, contractors, project owners and environmental advocates. The […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (Great Lakes), the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of environmental and remediation services, has won a dredging contract valued at over $30 million to widen the entrance and jetty channels of the Freeport Ship Channel near Freeport, Texas. Approximately 4.5 miles […]

  • 28 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Negombo Lagoon cleanup project in Sri Lanka was recently completed by using a multipurpose Watermaster amphibious dredging machine.  The Negombo Lagoon suffers from heavy siltation and the presence of urban debris, making big trouble for the fishing and sightseeing boats to enter the certain parts of the lagoon. Watermaster’s Urban Dredging Concept was utilized […]

  • 27 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The City of Oceanside Harbor, CA, has just released the latest update on their upcoming dredging project, saying that the water quality testing operations in and around the harbor are currently underway. According to the official statement, a 3500′ of plastic dredge pipe will be floated to the harbor and pulled up onto Harbor Beach […]