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  • 2 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The New Suez Canal Project is moving ahead. Around 17.5 million cubic meters of material have been dug so far. The digging works were divided into 33 sectors and assigned to specialized civil companies and two road divisions of the Armed Forces Engineering Authority. The project will boost Egypt’s economy and help speed up the movement […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority Board yesterday approved the following five projects for submission to the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council for consideration under the Council-Selected Restoration Component of the RESTORE Act. – Golden Triangle Marsh Creation Project – a project to restore and protect wetland, fish, and wildlife habitat to help maintain landscape […]

  • 9 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Quezon City government is set to rehabilitate three of its major waterways to lessen floods during heavy rains and to transform their surroundings into tourist attractions. Vice Mayor Joy Belmonte-Alimurung said that the three waterways which will undergo fare-lift are the San Francisco River in the first district and Pasong Tamo Creek and Culiat […]

  • 19 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre announced that Congress will authorize an extension of the Carolina Beach renourishment project through the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014. Congressman McIntyre said: “With the new language included in the Water Resources Reform and Development Act, we have successfully created a way to keep sand on the beach […]

  • 27 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Holyoke Gas and Electric Department (HG&E) is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with the building of the Hadley Falls Station Downstream Fish Passage Project in Holyoke, Mass. The Holyoke Gas and Electric Department proposes to conduct […]

  • 15 November 2013

    Oraco Resources, Inc. announced that they have decided to undertake a thorough washing of the approximately 80 tons of gravel and silt that they had removed from the riverbed at their Boroma site. The Company stated that the results of the rough washing of approximately 2 tons of the dredging performed prior to the rainy […]

  • 8 April 2014

    The dredging of the Kishon River has officially begun, with the ultimate goal of eliminating the pollution that has plagued the riverbed for decades. Israeli Environmental Protection Minister Amir Peretz inaugurated the Kishon River dredging project at a ceremony on the riverbank on Monday, April 7, 2014. The moment is an historic one that comes […]

  • 3 April 2014

    14 members of the Georgia House delegation sent a letter to Congressman Mike Simpson, Chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, outlining their priorities for the fiscal year 2015 Energy and Water Appropriations Bill. The letter requests that the Committee support federal funding for the Savanah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP). “The […]

  • 27 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Middle East District, the Khor al Omeyrah jetty and floating pier development project will involve construction of rock structures and dredging. This expansion program, located within the boundaries of a military controlled area at Khor al Omeyrah, Yemen, will cost between $1 mln and $5 mln, and […]

  • 26 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, the Mystic River dredging project will cost between $5 mln and $10 mln. This cleanup program, located in Groton and Stonington, Connecticut, will last from four to six months. Approximately 250,000 cubic yards of material will be dredged and placed at the New London […]

  • 5 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved the proposal of five projects – four container terminals (one each in the major ports of Kandla, Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), Ennore and Kolkata) and one multipurpose cargo berth project in Mumbai Port. The five projects will entail an investment of around Rs. 17,631 crore […]

  • 11 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has introduced a plan to invite contractors to perform hopper dredging in the Sabine-Neches Waterway, Texas, Outer Bar and Bank Channel in Jefferson County, Texas and Cameron Parish, Louisiana. During the dredging work, approx. 2,821,000 cubic yards of material will be removed from the mentioned areas. The […]

  • 16 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Work to repair a flood defence wall in Felixstowe will begin at the start of next week. The wall is between the War Memorial to the north of Felixstowe and Landguard Common to the south. The £120,000 works will help to continue to protect 960 residential and 468 commercial properties. Pete Roberts, Asset Performance Team […]

  • 4 October 2013

    Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore informed the shipping, harbour craft and pleasure craft communities in Singapore’s waters that the Sentosa Cove restoration program will be underway from 20 October 2013 to 19 April 2014. This development project will be carried out by excavators, and all materials for the restoration work will be provided by […]

  • 30 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA) released the following statement on August 29, 2013, regarding the 8th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina: “Eight years ago, Louisiana suffered a devastating blow, with lives lost, families separated and property damaged. On this anniversary, we are reminded of those losses and resolved to completing our recovery. “We must do our […]

  • 17 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced $59,741,909 in new Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) funding to reimburse the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) for the use of contractors to remove an estimated 850,000 cubic yards of sand and other sediment from waterways in the central region of the state. The additional sand and […]

  • 28 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Patrick E. Murphy has announced that the Army Corps of Engineers is awarding funding to restore Fort Pierce Beach to its pre-Hurricane Sandy condition. Furthermore, the Army Corps is in the process of releasing funding needed for the Martin County Shore Protection Project. “From day one, getting funding for beach restoration projects has been […]

  • 15 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Senate passed a measure Thursday that would enable local units of government to establish districts for financing a variety of waterfront improvement activities, said the bill’s sponsor, Sen. Goeff Hansen. Senate Bill 218 would restore and expand the tax increment financing (TIF) authority for water resource improvement, an economic development tool that expired […]

  • 19 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Along the banks of the Cemetery Resaca in the historic Old City Cemetery in Brownsville, the Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) officially recently marked the launch of the Resaca Restoration Project. BPUB General Manager & CEO John S. Bruciak served as master of ceremonies at the event, introducing various key officials to speak about the […]

  • 4 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The New Jersey beach project protects freshwater wetlands. The Army Corps of Engineers and New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection recently completed a renourishment of the beach in front of Lower Cape May Meadows. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, February 4, 2013

  • 30 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Southampton’s frontline role in global trade was being underlined on Friday with the official launch of a £150m investment project at the port by Associated British Ports (ABP) who is the port owner and joint venture partner in DP World Southampton – the container terminal operator. The ceremonial lifting of the first paving slab signals […]

  • 21 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    CSA International, Inc. (CSA) has been awarded the Hard Coral Relocation and Mitigation Works for the New Port Project in Doha, Qatar under a sub-agreement with Middle East Dredging Company (MEDCO). The massive coral relocation project will be managed by a dedicated project management team based out of CSA’s Middle East Division in Qatar. CSA […]

  • 5 September 2012

    The Minister for Port, Inland Water Transport and Muzrai Kota Srinivas Poojary stated that the third phase project of Malpe port will be completed by 2014. “The works aiding the third phase construction of jetty is under progress,” he said. According to, around Rs 5.5 crores is released for dredging works. After the completion […]

  • 14 December 2012

    The Port of Skagit took advantage of historically low interest rates this week by issuing bonds to refinance existing debt and provide funding for future capital projects. Three series of limited tax general obligation and refunding bonds, totaling $6.44 million, were issued. Proceeds from the first series, totaling $2.2 million, will be used to refinance […]

  • 13 December 2012

    The latest phase of Slip C dredging at the Port Fourchon is complete, according to the Greater Lafourche Port Commission. This very important dredging project created a new slip in the Northern Expansion area of Port Fourchon, reports The dredger “Mike Hooks” has been on the project for approximately two months. The dredger used […]

  • 11 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Avalon Mayor Mar­tin Pagli­ughi and Stone Har­bor Mayor Suzanne Wal­ters announced that a major beach renour­ish­ment project autho­rized ear­lier this year by the United States Army Corps of Engi­neers will com­mence on or about Decem­ber 15th. The project will result in up to 450,000 cubic yards of new sand to be placed on the Seven […]