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  • 12 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, said in its latest project update that, to date, continuous flow has been restored to 28 miles of the Kissimmee River. In areas already restored, comprehensive monitoring has documented substantial improvements in the river and its floodplain, making the project a model for large-scale ecosystem restoration efforts. […]

  • 20 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Beach replenishment is finally complete in Ocean City, Maryland, just in time for the summer season, and after the rough winter stalled the project for a number of months. Bulldozers, offshore dredges and massive pipes have been a constant on the Ocean City beach since February, as several cubic tons of sand from the ocean […]

  • 30 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and the Sabine-Neches Navigation District (SNND) have signed the Project Partnership Agreement (PPA) to begin the construction of the Sabine-Neches Waterway Channel Improvement Project (CIP). Construction of the deepening project is expected to begin in late September, said USACE. “The role that the Sabine-Neches Waterway plays in providing […]

  • 1 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Constant flooding and erosion had been causing some serious problems for Merthyr Tydfil Council who manage an old reclaimed tip site, close to the village of Bedlinog in the Taff Bargoed Valley. Salix was brought in to do a full site analysis, design and implementation of a restoration scheme which would slow the flow of […]

  • 14 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Thomas Fields, President of the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners, gave his official inaugural speech on Aug. 5, 2013. In it, he outlined his plans to launch a 100-day “listening tour” with Port customers and other stakeholders, and to pursue the development of “maritime industry clusters” to enhance the Port’s economic benefits to the […]

  • 30 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito yesterday joined state Senate Minority Leader Bruce E. Tarr of Gloucester, state Rep. Brad Hill of Ipswich and Manchester selectmen to announce a $500,000 MassWorks grant in support of the Manchester-by-the-Sea Dredging Project.  The announcement was made at Reed Park, off Beach Street, along the harbor. “Through the very hard work of […]

  • 23 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    A major milestone has been reached for the $459 million Dallas Floodway Project with the signing of the Project Partnership Agreement. The agreement was signed today by Fort Worth District Commander, Col. Kenneth N. Reed, Dallas Assistant City Manager, Majed Al-Ghafry and Fort Worth District Deputy District Engineer, Eric Verwers. The signing of the PPA […]

  • 16 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Australia: BAM Clough Bags Port Hedland Wharf Contract Fortescue Metals Group (FMG) has awarded the BAM Clough Joint Venture (BAM Clough) a design and construction contract for a fifth iron ore loading berth at its Anderson Point Facility (AP5) in Port Hedland, Western Australia.   UK: Environment Agency Clears River Blockages The Environment Agency has […]

  • 4 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Little more than two weeks are left before the start of the II International Forum of Dredging Companies in Moscow. The event, supported by IADC and Association of see commercial ports of Russia, will be organized by the “PortNews” Media-Group and held in Moscow, Russia on February 19th 2015. Some of the topics to be covered at […]

  • 10 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Broadland Flood Alleviation project has been honored with an ICE Exceptional Merit Award – the highest level of award, announced yesterday the Institution of Civil Engineers. The Broadland scheme provides long-term flood defenses for rural communities across 30,000-hectares of Norfolk and Suffolk. According to ICE, the project includes over 240 kilometers of floodbank with reused and […]

  • 1 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) Governing Board yesterday unanimously named Ernie Marks the District’s new Executive Director, effective Wednesday, August 2. “Ernie Marks has amassed over 20 years of public service in natural resource management, with 13 of those years solely concentrated on the restoration of America’s Everglades,” said SFWMD Governing Board Chairman […]

  • 27 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    EPA joined state and local dignitaries yesterday to announce $5 million in federal funding to continue efforts of the Southeast New England Program for Coastal Watershed Restoration. The program brings together innovation and partnerships to apply an ecosystem approach to protecting and restoring the coastal watersheds of southeast New England from Westerly, R.I. to Chatham, […]

  • 27 February 2013

    The dredging works, worth £300,000, will make a 1.3 mile stretch between Cromford Wharf and Leawood Pump House deeper so that boats can sail there. The deputy leader, Councillor Simon Spencer, said: “Cromford Canal has a rich history and is part of the World Heritage site. “This investment will bring long-term benefits to the area. […]

  • 9 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Norfolk Rivers Trust has installed a remote river monitoring station that has been tracking water quality and flow before and after river restoration work at an area of ecological importance on the River Nar. Rising in chalk hills to the east of the village of Tittleshall, the river flows south for 2.5 km until […]

  • 9 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Deltares is a partner in two of the six winning consortiums that will improve storm defences in New York. The consortiums will be responsible for the ‘New Meadowlands’ project near Little Ferry in New Jersey and ‘Living with the Bay’ in Nassau County on Long Island. New Meadowlands will create an area measuring 80 km² […]

  • 23 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Suffolk County (NY) waterways are now much safer for boaters travelling throughout the Long Island following the completion of the county 2018-2019 Priority Waterway Dredging Program. The County Executive Steve Bellone announced Monday, Jan. 21, that the Department of Public Works has now completed dredge work in seventeen priority waterways across six towns to ensure safe passage […]

  • 8 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., (R-South Louisiana) issued the following statement in response to the President’s Statement of Administration Policy on S. 601, the Water Resources Development Act of 2013, in which the Administration specifically states its opposition to increasing funds for harbor maintenance: “The Obama Administration continues to speak out of both sides […]

  • 11 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Parks Victoria will commence maintenance dredging at Patterson River on Thursday 7 February following natural sand build up which has created a hazard for recreational boat operators. “The works form part of Parks Victoria’s ongoing dredging program to ensure the continuation of safe boating access within Port Phillip and Western Port,” said Parks Victoria Ranger […]

  • 15 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Springville Dam Ecosystem Restoration project team yesterday hosted a media event and site walk to highlight the signing of the Project Partnership Agreement at the Springville Dam located at 11024 Scoby Rd, Springville, NY. The formal agreement between the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), Erie County, and the U.S. Army Corps […]

  • 16 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    In anticipation of heavy rainfall that could trigger flash floods in the low-lying villages of Solsona, Ilocos Norte, the local government unit (LGU) has initiated dredging of silted rivers and creeks, reports the Philippine News Agency (PNA). On Friday, some LGU personnel who know how to operate a backhoe, worked with Mayor Alexander Calucag’s supervision […]

  • 31 August 2020
    Business development

    The University Lakes Project is slated to resume in September, restarting progress to rehabilitate the six lakes surrounding the LSU campus: City Park Lake, Erie Lake, College Lake, Campus Lake, University Lake, and Crest Lake. The University Lakes Project is a major contributor to stimulating and supporting the economic growth of Baton Rouge and providing […]

  • 23 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Cambridge University Botanic Garden’s lake, constructed in 1857-58, is to be dredged for the first time in the Garden’s history. The decision to dredge the lake is a result of a series of professional, analytical studies, culminating in a report confirming that the lake is heavily silted, with a water depth of just 0.3m in […]

  • 29 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Col. William Conde, New England District Commander, recently joined Senator Jack Reed, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse and partners Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management and HUD in celebrating the completion of the Camp Cronin Restoration Project during a ceremony in Point Judith, Rhode Island. Hurricane Sandy damaged portions of the Point Judith Harbor of Refuge project. […]

  • 4 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) today reported financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2016. For the three months ended June 30, 2016, Great Lakes reported revenue of $192.2 million, net loss of $1.7 million and Adjusted EBITDA of $18.3 million. Chief Executive Officer Jonathan Berger stated, “The Dredging segment performed well on several domestic […]

  • 20 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Local authorities in the municipality of Colta, Ecuador recently purchased an IMS Model 5012 LP Versi-Dredge with 12 in. (305mm) discharge, newly-developed patent pending Razor Tooth WeedmasterTM Cutterhead aquatic plant harvester and interchangeable horizontal cutterhead. The dredge was delivered in September, where its launch was attended by Ecuador’s minister of environment. The officials were faced […]

  • 15 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work has been completed on a £2.7 million improvement project undertaken by ABP South Wales to upgrade Green Park Weir on the River Afan in Port Talbot. The Weir was officially reopened by Aberavon AM David Rees on Thursday 14th September. Green Park Weir improvement project was the result of several years of collaboration between […]