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  • 10 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection is launching work on a comprehensive plan to make coastal areas more resilient to the impacts of severe storms and sea-level rise, announced yesterday Commissioner Catherine R. McCabe during a summit at Monmouth University in West Long Branch. The Coastal Resilience Plan will become a blueprint for protection of […]

  • 21 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Proposals for the second phase of the Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme are going on show this month to communities upstream of the city center, announced today the Environment Agency. A series of drop in events are being held in Kirkstall, Horsforth, Rodley and Apperley Bridge areas of Leeds, giving residents the opportunity to view options to […]

  • 16 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The British Marine Aggregate Producers Association (BMAPA) and The Crown Estate have published their 16th annual ‘Area Involved’ report, which details changes in the extent of the seabed area licensed and dredged for marine aggregates during 2013. The ‘Area Involved’ initiative commenced in March 1999, when BMAPA and The Crown Estate made a public statement […]

  • 20 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection announced that it officially requested this week that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency remove Presque Isle Bay from the list of Great Lakes Areas of Concern. If EPA approves the request, Presque Isle Bay will be the second American Area of Concern (AOC) taken off the list of environmentally […]

  • 6 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The John Deere 75G and 85G excavators are the latest models to join the successful, customer-driven G-Series line. Both models feature reduced tail-swing configurations to maneuver and work around congested jobsites in efficient fashion. The machines feature a wide variety of improvements, to increase visibility, operator comfort, and productivity. “The 75G and 85G were designed […]

  • 10 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten E. Gillibrand announced that, after their push, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has determined that five Long Island farms are eligible for funding to repair 4.5 miles of levees that were damaged by Superstorm Sandy. The levees protect over 700 acres of farmland and Suffolk County […]

  • 4 June 2012

    In a highly-anticipated decision from the En Banc panel of 11 judges of the federal Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco, the Court last week held that the U.S. Forest Service violated the federal Endangered Species Act (ESA) when the agency approved a slew of mining operations in salmon habitat in and along […]

  • 2 May 2012

    The British-German artist duo HeHe will realise a colourful art project on the beach of Maasvlakte 2 in Rotterdam at the end of May 2012. The project, entitled RODUIN, will involve spreading around 75 cubic tonnes of red sand on the beach, where it will form a large red stain that will gradually disappear under […]

  • 15 February 2011

    The naming and launch ceremony for the 24,650kW self-propelled cutter suction dredger, ATHENA, took place on 12 February 2011 at the IHC Merwede Shipyard in Kinderdijk, The Netherlands. This was a unique event because the ATHENA is the largest cutter suction dredger to be built in The Netherlands for a Dutch dredging company. Moreover, the […]

  • 6 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Rapidly growing and award winning subsea specialist ROVOP has made a strong start to 2013 after expanding its management team and signing £3.5 million of contracts in January alone. The company, which provides subsea remotely operated vehicle (ROV) services, has bolstered its management team with the appointment of Moray Melhuish as commercial director, and strengthened […]

  • 5 October 2012

    Femern A/S has commenced the process of prequalification of contracting companies, thereby giving the international construction industry access for the first time to detailed information about the further course of the project. Over the next few months until 18 January 2013, the companies can prepare their request for prequalification and submit it to Femern A/S. […]

  • 27 February 2012

    Stratton Holdings Group recently entered into official negotiations to lease 3 (three) patented claims totaling 90 acres and an additional 1200 un-patented acres, which also include hydraulic mining areas for harvest. The property, in Greeley Hill, California, includes Hasloe Mine, Banderitta Mine, Texas Hill Mine and the Golden Keys Mine. Negotiations are being finalized once […]

  • 27 February 2012

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District and Los Angeles County officials broke ground Feb. 22 on a project designed to restore degraded habitat in the San Fernando Valley. Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky, Public Works Deputy Director Mark Pestrella and District Commander Col. Mark Toy ceremonially turned dirt for the start of the $7 million […]

  • 26 April 2012

    Perfect sailing weather awaited the Old Dominion University sailing team, but they chose instead to remain ashore on the banks of the Elizabeth River — just long enough to celebrate the grand opening of their new sailing pier. Flanked by friends and guests, ODU officials and its project partners, Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of […]

  • 21 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    BMT Group Ltd (BMT), the international design, engineering and risk management consultancy, has announced another strong financial performance for the year to 30 September 2012. By focusing on markets where it can deliver high-value customer solutions, revenues from BMT’s continuing businesses rose 22% to £156m and underlying operating profits increased to £13.7m, a proportion of […]

  • 18 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Two dredges are now running 24 hours a day, six days a week on Quonochontaug Pond, suctioning material from the breachway and depositing it on the adjacent salt marsh as part of the Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) salt marsh restoration and elevation enhancement project. Contractor J.F. Brennan, which also worked on a […]

  • 12 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) achieved net profit of EUR 490 million in 2014 (2013: EUR 366 million). Revenue rose by 1 per cent to EUR 3.2 billion (2013: EUR 3.1 billion). EBITDA rose by 25 per cent to EUR 946 million (2013: EUR 757 million) and the operating result (EBIT) was up 41 per cent at EUR 652 million (2013: EUR 463 million). Across the board, 2014 […]

  • 12 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    NEGRINI S.r.l., an Italian manufacturer of dredging equipment, grabs and buckets for rope machines and crawler mounted cranes, experienced positive results in several areas of its operations in 2015.  Focused on the professionalism and versatility towards the different demands of their customers, the company was successful in completing a number of various and complex projects in Italy and abroad. […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Nags Head has completed a three-year study of the biological impacts of its 2011 beach nourishment project. The $450,000 study was a requirement of the state permit to dredge offshore sand and pump it onto 10 miles of beachfront. The results confirm that beach organisms can re-colonize quickly after nourishment, becoming a viable biological resource […]

  • 19 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Public areas along Lake Washington’s northern tip are safe for swimming and other in-water recreation, according to assessments of lake sediments and water quality. Findings will be presented at a public meeting set for July 11 at Kenmore City Hall, 18120 68th Ave. N. E., beginning at 5:30 p.m. with an informal open house. A […]

  • 7 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Recently, a team of operations specialists and maintainers from Richards Bay Minerals successfully completed a Dredging Process Training at the Training Institute for Dredging (TID), The Netherlands. During the one week training programme, several key aspects of the dredging process were addressed in order to optimise the use of their dredge mining equipment. Richards Bay […]

  • 26 January 2011
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    An excavator formed an unusual yet highly effective partnership with a dredging vessel on the Lincolnshire coast in England last summer. Working on the Lincshore project, the Hitachi ZX470LCH-3 crawler excavator and trailing suction hopper dredger, Vlaanderen XX, have helped to ensure that future generations can live safely between the resorts of Mablethorpe and Skegness. […]

  • 23 February 2011
    Business & Finance

      Maersk Group today presents a profit of USD 5 billion. “Our people have done a truly great job,” says Group CEO Nils S. Andersen. In 2011, the Group will focus on expanding business and maintaining high profitability. Thanks to increased competitiveness and a rebound in the global economy, the Group delivered a profit of […]

  • 12 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Seven Stockton-area levee systems previously rated unacceptable in levee inspections by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have regained eligibility for federal rehabilitation assistance after San Joaquin County made repairs that improved their maintenance ratings. All seven systems – along Bear Creek and Mormon Slough – are sponsored by the Central Valley Flood Protection Board […]

  • 21 December 2011

    Dockwise Ltd. today announces twelve new awards totaling USD 55 million, of which six, to the value of more than USD 15 million, are for execution in Q4 2011. The remaining contracts are for execution in 2012 and 2013. Furthermore the company has entered into a Master Service Agreement (MSA) with Keppel of Singapore for […]

  • 30 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Komatsu America Corp. recently introduced the PC210LC-10 hydraulic excavator. With a net horsepower of 158 hp (118 kW), the PC210LC-10 is powered by a Komatsu SAA6D107E-2 engine and is EPA Tier 4 Interim and EU Stage 3B emissions certified. Built upon a proven Tier 3 engine platform, Komatsu has leveraged its leadership in technology and […]