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  • 27 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, has announced that their contractor, Newt Marine Service, from Dubuque, Iowa, last week started the final phase of an island restoration project. Construction work on this restoration scheme, located by Harpers Slough, near Lynxville, Wisconsin, is expected to finish this summer, USACE said. The project is […]

  • 2 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    New works to bolster Turangi’s flood protection scheme have been completed very successfully, ahead of schedule and under budget, according to the Waikato Regional Council. The work, carried out by contractor Precision Earthworks Ltd, involved the placement of new rock material to maintain protection for a key stopbank adjoining the Tongariro River at the end of […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Lincshore, the Environment Agency’s multi-million pound flagship scheme, finished on Friday 23 May. This year’s campaign began on 17 April following on from work to rebuild the sand dunes north of Mablethorpe that were badly damaged by the December tidal surge. Mark Adams, Coastal Engineer, said: “Once again, we have been using the dredger Breughel, […]

  • 12 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Port Newark Container Terminal LLC (PNCT) has secured $298 million in bond proceeds that will be used to refinance existing debt and finance its future terminal development project. The project will expand the terminal footprint by 17 percent to 309 acres and increase the terminal capacity to 1.3 million container lifts (2.3 million twenty-foot equivalent […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    For the third year, the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), in collaboration with The Water Institute of the Gulf, is offering two programs focused on fostering applied research and identifying innovations that will enable CPRA to more effectively protect and restore coastal Louisiana. The CPRA Applied Research Program provides Louisiana-based researchers with funds to conduct engineering and science […]

  • 14 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has announced the start of its share buyback program. Within the framework and based on the principles of its business plan for the 2014-2016 period Boskalis intends to execute a buyback program for up to 10 million of its own shares. The program will be executed in the next two and […]

  • 23 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Martin County Beaches and Coastal Resources reports that the Bathtub Reef Beach/Sailfish Point renourishment has moved into the final phase of the project. With over 140,000 cubic yards of sand placed onto the beach, the dredging operations have been successfully completed. For the final phase of the renourishment project, construction crews are working to breakdown […]

  • 8 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (NHDES) Coastal Program has announced the availability of targeted funds for projects that enhance coastal resilience to current and future hazards. Each year, coastal communities in New Hampshire experience flooding and coastal storm damages to property, infrastructure, natural resources, and cultural resources, along with associated economic disruptions. The […]

  • 6 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Canal and River Trust is currently giving a major boost to rare aquatic flora and fauna on the Montgomery Canal, one of Britain’s most picturesque canals, with their £320,000 dredging and vegetation management program. During March and April, over 1¼ miles of un-navigable waterway has benefited from a major excavation of the overgrown channel, […]

  • 21 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Eyemouth Harbor Trust has just announced that the Eyemouth Harbor dredging operations, conducted by Shearwater Dredging Ltd., are successfully completed. This cleanup scheme, which started on April 3, involved dredging works in the harbor entrance and an area called ‘the canyon’. “Soundings currently indicate minimum depths of 1.0m below datum in the harbor entrance, however […]

  • 26 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    At the end of February, the Training Institute for Dredging (TID) successfully conducted a three-day training program for the Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) in Durban, South Africa. The program’s main focus was to provide harbour masters with valuable insights into the fundamentals of dredging projects, types of equipment, working methods and contract responsibilities – […]

  • 24 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The City of Ocean City, New Jersey, has restarted its bayside dredging program with two contracts awarded to Charter Contracting of Boston, MA. According to the officials, Ocean City will be completing two mechanical dredging programs in the fall/winter of 2019‐2020. In addition, USACE is planning to dredge the shallow areas of Intracoastal Waterway behind […]

  • 8 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has just announced that construction mobilization will begin today for the $17.9 million Surfside beach renourishment project, part of the Miami-Dade County Beach Erosion Control and Hurricane Protection Project. The project will renourish critically eroded shoreline in Surfside, placing a total of 330,000 cubic yards of sand […]

  • 25 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    A major dredging project on Winnetka Pond, City of Crystal, MN, aimed to remove more than 18,000 cubic yards of sediment, is moving forward, CCX Media reports.  Commenting the latest news, Crystal Public Works Director, Mark Ray, said that the removal will help control flood capacity as well as help improve the habitat of the pond […]

  • 11 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging in the Charleston Harbor Entrance Channel is underway as the first part of the Post 45 Harbor Deepening Project.  Working on the first two contracts for the $529 million project, three dredges and roughly 40 support vessels began deepening and extending the Entrance Channel to 54 feet in March. “The first two contracts revolve […]

  • 23 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) announced that the flood prevention program is currently underway. The Bangkok Governor M.R. Sukhumbhand Paribatra stated that the agency has been dredging canals and cleaning up sewers in preparation for future flooding. Given there will be more rain during September and October, the governor has ordered officials to make sure […]

  • 9 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Panama Canal has received three Communicator Awards for the production of two corporate videos: one showing the Expansion Program progress and the other one highlighting the Canal’s commitment to employee training. This clip received the best video award under the “Corporate Image” category at the 19th Annual Communicator Awards: “We are honored to receive […]

  • 15 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Two Missouri River Recovery Program sites have been temporarily closed to all public entry: Cranberry Bend project in Saline County and Cora Island project in St. Charles County, Mo. These closures allow construction of habitat improvement projects to commence at these locations to benefit native fish and wildlife resources including the endangered pallid sturgeon. Each site […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Contractors are dredging navigation channels near the town of Wachapreague. Cottrell Contracting Corporation’s dredge Marion began dredging Bradford Bay August 10 and is working its way northwest into Finney Creek and finally into Wachapreague Channel. The channels, which provide tourism and commerce to Wachapreague and navigation abilities to the U.S. Coast Guard, have naturally silted […]

  • 7 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Contract work crews for the City of Henderson, KY, have begun the dredging project at the Second and Third Street boat ramps on the Henderson riverfront, the city said in its latest announcement.  The goal for the project is to clear mud, silt and debris that collects with the fluctuation of the Ohio River. Dredging […]

  • 29 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Gary Peters and Debbie Stabenow yesterday announced support for Michigan’s Department of Environmental Quality Office of the Great Lakes to protect, restore and develop coastal ecosystems and communities. The Michigan Coastal Management Program, housed in the Office of the Great Lakes, will receive more than $2.5 million from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). “Whether […]

  • 14 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology has approved Island County’s updated shoreline master program. The updated program will significantly improve the use, restoration and management of development along 210 miles of Puget Sound and freshwater shorelines. “Island County and its residents have taken a unique approach to many parts of their shoreline program,” said Erik Stockdale, […]

  • 6 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Gladstone Ports Corporation Limited (GPC) announced that it is re-opening the WBDDP Commercial Fisheries Compensation Program to new applicants, designed to provide compensation to eligible commercial fishing operators affected by a loss of access to fishing areas and marine fish habitat in the Western Basin of the Port of Gladstone due to maritime development in […]

  • 29 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The new dredging season along the Fox River in Green Bay is now officially underway, according to the Fox River Cleanup Project official website. Commenting this, Scott Stein, Fox River Cleanup Project spokesman, said: “The dredging aspect of it is really to reduce the impact of PCBs on the environment and human health.” The spokesman said […]

  • 5 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The unprecedented sand topography and water levels at the Lloydd park, Winnetka, have potential risk for rapid and significant changing conditions. The uniqueness of potentially varying conditions, will limit the District’s financial commitment to this pre-season dredge and related efforts to open and operate the launch. The District will continue to discuss and address additional […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., a leading global services provider operating in the dredging, maritime infrastructure and maritime services sectors, has introduced one more update on the company’s share buyback program. In the period from 3 November up to and including 7 November, Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. repurchased 82,114 of its own shares at an average […]