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  • 20 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC has collaborated with Subcon International to develop a purpose-built juvenile fish nursery in Australia by applying the IHC-developed Medusa geopolymer binder technology, which turns sand into solid reef modules. The nursery includes a purpose-built reef consisting of over 50 modules and underwater artworks. The reef has been designed by Subcon’s marine engineers and […]

  • 16 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Napier Port has received resource consent to develop an artificial reef 1.4 kilometers north east of Pania Reef, using limestone rock from a revetment wall that will be dismantled as the company builds a new wharf to support regional growth. Commenting the latest announcement, Napier Port Chief Executive, Todd Dawson, said: “We’re pleased that some […]

  • 25 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Buffalo Reef Task Force has scheduled a meeting in Lake Linden later this month to discuss with the public three alternatives tentatively selected for further analysis in the fight to save this important natural reef off the Keweenaw Peninsula. The meeting will take place on July 31 at the Lake Linden-Hubbell High School, located […]

  • 12 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Phase 2 of the Randle Reef Environmental Remediation Project in Hamilton, Ontario – one of the largest environmental remediation projects in Canada – is moving forward according to schedule, Fraser River Pile and Dredge (FRPD) said in its latest release.  This project, conducted by FRPD and their partner Milestone Environmental Contracting, is located in the […]

  • 9 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Coastal cities play a critical role in the global economy. The cities are being increasingly exposed to natural hazards and disasters, such as hurricanes, and recurrent flooding due to the rise of sea levels caused by climate change, University of Miami’s College of Engineering said in their latest announcement.  These disasters directly impact infrastructure such as […]

  • 27 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    A consortium consisting of Van Oord, Australian research institute CSIRO, and Delft University of Technology have reached a new milestone – this week they are testing  a new method for large-scale coral rehabilitation at the Great Barrier Reef in Australia. Climate change and coral bleaching have resulted in the reef in losing more than half […]

  • 1 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Damen Shiprepair Oranjewerf (DSO) of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, recently completed extensive conversion of the sand barge Kreeft. The sand barge – which is owned by Boskalis – spent last three months at DSO undergoing major works in preparation for her next project. As Damen reported, the 96-meter by 12.5-meter barge has been active for many years, […]

  • 31 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos yesterday announced the deployment of materials to create a new marine habitat at Fire Island Reef, as part of the state’s ongoing efforts to develop a stronger marine ecosystem off New York’s shores. Fire Island Reef is a 744-acre site located in the Atlantic […]

  • 14 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Fraser River Pile & Dredge (GP) Inc. recently took delivery of a Damen heavy-duty submersible dredge pump, the DOP350 that will be used to clean a contaminated harbor in the Great Lakes. The Fraser River was contracted by Public Works and Government Services Canada to carry out the cleanup of the largest Canadian contaminated site on the […]

  • 11 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Permit and contracting issues are delaying dredging work planned for this spring and summer off the Keweenaw Peninsula that will help save Buffalo Reef from being covered by drifting stamp sands, the State of Michigan said in its latest release.  “While the Grand Traverse Harbor will likely be dredged this fall, the project may be […]

  • 23 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Skippers will find it easier to navigate waters at Ocean Reef Boat Harbor following the recent completion of maintenance dredging by the Department of Transport (DoT) ahead of schedule and under budget. According to DoT A/Director Maritime Planning Donna West, around $270,000 had been spent in order to remove 5,000 cubic meters of sediment from […]

  • 2 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging began at Ocean Reef Boat Harbor this week, helping to restore safe navigational access for recreational boat users, reports the Department of Transport. According to DoT General Manager of Coastal Infrastructure, Donna West, the dredging will take place over the next two months. “The $300,000 project will involve approximately 6,000 cubic meters of sediments being […]

  • 4 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    A cooperative multi-entity task force created by the U.S. EPA will hold a public meeting tomorrow in Houghton County, kicking off long-term efforts to save the important lake trout and whitefish spawning areas on Buffalo Reef from being covered with shifting stamp sands. “The stamp sands were created in the early 1900s as a byproduct […]

  • 27 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Australian tourism and hospitality group, Crystalbrook Collection, today announced its acquisition of The Reef Marina in Port Douglas, which is now to be known as Crystalbrook Superyacht Marina, and their intention to invest a further $100+ million into the marina. Acting Premier and Treasurer, Curtis Pitt, said that the announcement was encouraging for investment in […]

  • 31 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Nearshore artificial reef construction at Mid-Reach in Brevard County is underway and progressing smoothly, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District said in its latest announcement.  The reefs are being built in advance of future beach renourishment from Satellite Beach to Indialantic, said USACE. About 4.8 acres of reef will be constructed to mitigate […]

  • 24 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, last week announced a joint-venture contract award to Milestone Environmental Contracting Inc. and Fraser River Pile & Dredge Inc. for stage two of the Randle Reef Contaminated Sediment Remediation project. The contract, valued at $32.9 million, was awarded following a fair, open, and competitive process. The awarding […]

  • 28 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Sixty custom-made reef structures and more than 800 tonnes of locally sourced limestone is being deployed off the coast of Ardrossan, as part of the Yorke Peninsula shellfish reef project. Port Adelaide-based Maritime Constructions’ deployment vessel MV Andrew Wilson is currently out on the reef site building South Australia’s reef – the first of its […]

  • 22 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just released their latest article named ‘ReefGuard: A Scientific Approach to Active Reef Rehabilitation’. ReefGuard, a mobile coral breeding facility provides a highly controlled environment to aid in integrating the breeding and outplanting of corals. This article gives a detailed look into how proven small-scale coral breeding techniques […]

  • 9 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Member for Bega Andrew Constance is asking the community to show support for construction and funding of an artificial reef for Eurobodalla. Mr Constance said in its release that the Eurobodalla Recreational Fishing Action Group (ERFAG) has prepared a submission to support a new Offshore Artificial Reef to be situated off the coast of the […]

  • 25 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, has just announced that the construction of a new reef in the Piankatank River is currently underway. Crews are working about a half-mile from shore, using barges and cranes to place granite rock within the project limits. For the first time granite rock will be used to construct […]

  • 9 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The construction of a new reef in the Piankatank River is set to start this week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, has just announced. USACE’s crews will be working about a half-mile from shore, Monday through Thursday for 10 hours a day initially, using barges and cranes to place granite rock within the […]

  • 2 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The construction project to rebuild the Bathtub Beach/Sailfish Point beach area is entering its final phase, with construction expected to continue through mid-May, Martin County said in its latest project update.  The 86,000 cubic yards of sand, needed for the project, is being borrowed from the Sailfish Point Navigational Channel. Martin County has contracted with Ferreira […]

  • 28 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) artificial reef program has secured a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers permit to proceed with construction of two new artificial reefs off Ocean County’s Manasquan Inlet, Commissioner Bob Martin announced yesterday. “We are very excited to move forward with this expansion of the state’s network of artificial reefs, […]

  • 31 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    NSW Minister for Primary Industries, Niall Blair, today announced that the NSW Government has chosen Merimbula as the site for a new offshore artificial reef. “The Merimbula reef is one of five offshore artificial reefs DPI will deploy over the next three years,” said Mr. Blair. “Over 50 different species of fish have been identified on […]

  • 13 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Bathtub Reef Beach will undergo renourishment during the spring of 2017, reports Martin County, Florida. The 86,000 cubic yards of sand, needed for the project, will be borrowed from the Sailfish Point Navigational Channel. According to the county, the first step in the six-week project is the fusing and laying of pipes. Beginning today, March 13, a small […]

  • 17 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The waters off Gallops Island were identified as the ideal location for a proposed reef that would be built out of rock material dredged from Boston Harbor during a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers harbor deepening project slated for 2018, the Nature Conservancy just announced. Along with Northeastern University, the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries […]