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  • 11 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Suisun City has issued a Notice to Contractors inviting qualified contractors to provide proposals for the Suisun Marina Dredging and Pierce Island Levee Rehabilitation Project. The work to be done, in general, consists of supplying all labor, materials, tools, equipment, implements and methods of process to complete the following work:   Maintenance dredging of […]

  • 8 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, said in its latest release that their regulatory section is working diligently to finalize the permit decision for the Owasco Flats Wetland Restoration Initiative, with an anticipated completion date the week of August 7. Given the complexity of the project and the substantial State permitting review, the Corps […]

  • 9 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has prepared a joint Final Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report (EIS/EIR) for the Encinitas and Solana Beach Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Project. According to the Corps, the EIS/EIR report will evaluate potential options for reducing storm damage related coastal erosion over a 50-year period anticipated to occur from 2018 through […]

  • 5 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority (USPA) has started a public bidding process for the maintenance dredging of the Chernomorsk seaport approach channel to the level of 16m. According to USPA, the project is estimated to be worth around $4.2 million. The total volume of dredging will be approximately 504,400m3, covering the area of 25.6 hectares. […]

  • 27 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has released an environmental assessment worksheet for a proposed construction project to widen and manage flow rates for a section of the Mississippi River channel near Hastings that has narrowed with sediment build up.  Changing sediment patterns have made it difficult and costly to maintain safe navigation through […]

  • 16 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Hamburg Port Authority (HPA) has just released a tender for the dredging works in the port area, involving a charter contract for the rental of two loader dredgers for sludge and sand dredging. “With this award, two loader bucket excavators for (wet) dredging work should be permanently rented during the contract period,” HPA said. […]

  • 15 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Walla Walla District invites public comments on a draft Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) and Feasibility Study/Environmental Assessment (FS/EA) for the Clover Island Ecosystem Restoration Project. USACE will receive comments no later than Thursday, July 6, 2017. The Corps proposes to partner with the Port of Kennewick to improve […]

  • 14 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, in partnership with Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) has released the draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Resacas at Brownsville Ecosystem Restoration Study in Cameron County, Texas. According to the Corps,  the goal of the study is to identify degraded areas for potential […]

  • 7 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just released the June 2017 edition of Terra et Aqua. Terra et Aqua is a quarterly publication of the International Association of Dredging Companies, emphasizing “maritime solutions for a changing world”, IADC said. It covers the fields of civil, hydraulic and mechanical engineering including the technical, economic […]

  • 5 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) has just released the nominees for the 2017 British Construction Industry Awards. The BCI Awards seek to recognize and reward excellence in project delivery, design, construction and, crucially, delivering outcomes for society. These awards are the only construction industry awards scheme to have the backing of the Prime Minister, through the […]

  • 2 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency yesterday released for public comment its second review of the historic cleanup of PCB-contaminated sediment from the upper Hudson River. The EPA review concludes that the Hudson River cleanup is working as designed and, while not yet protective, is expected to accomplish its long-term goal of protection of human health […]

  • 29 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, announced last Friday the final allocation of $101.6 million for FY 2017 and budget proposal containing $60.5 million for the FY 2018. According to the Corps, the President released both the work plan for fiscal year 2017 (FY17) and his budget proposal for fiscal year 2018 (FY18) which […]

  • 26 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The President’s Budget for fiscal year 2018 (FY 2018) includes $5.002 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. “The fiscal 2018 Civil Works budget for the Corps reflects the administration’s priorities to support and improve the nation’s economy and infrastructure,” said Mr. Doug Lamont, senior […]

  • 18 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has just released the Miami Harbor Deepening Project one-year post-construction assessment for hard-bottom middle and outer reef benthic communities. The report includes data relevant to an assessment of temporary and permanent project effects at channel-side sites as per the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) permit conditions for […]

  • 10 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released their latest community update on the Hudson River polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) cleanup scheme, named ‘Hudson River Floodplain Sampling: 2016 Sampling Summary’. The paper said that in fall 2016, work continued on the comprehensive investigation of the Upper Hudson River floodplain. Soil sampling for PCBs was conducted between October […]

  • 2 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Plans for a new multi-million dollar cruise ship berth released yesterday by the Lyttelton Port Company will open up new tourism opportunities for Christchurch, said Tourism Minister Paula Bennett. The $56 million dollar berth, funded by the Christchurch City Council, through its port company will enable large cruise liners to return to Lyttelton for the […]

  • 18 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has just announced that ongoing dredging work on the Banana River, known as Cut 13, will affect Canaveral Lock hours today. According to the Corps, dredging will occur along Canaveral Lock’s west approach wall requiring the lock to be closed 7AM to 11 AM and 12 PM to […]

  • 14 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) recently released a Draft Guidance Document on the Innovative Reuse and Beneficial Use of Dredged Material. According to MDE, approximately 5 million cubic yards of sediments are dredged annually in Maryland’s portion of Chesapeake Bay. Finding environmentally responsible solutions for managing this material is a priority for the State of […]

  • 12 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The New South Wales Government today announced an $8 million coastal dredging strategy, aimed at improving the state’s ports and harbors. “These waterways are the lifeblood of many communities and the NSW Liberal & Nationals Government is pleased to fund this essential dredging,” New South Wales Minister for Lands and Forestry, Paul Toole, said in […]

  • 20 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) has just announced that an updated version of ‘Facts About: Building with Nature’ is now available. ‘Facts About: Building with Nature’ talks about a design philosophy that uses natural processes (ecosystem services) to realize structures and to create benefits for society and nature at the same time. “The […]

  • 16 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, is ready to issue an Invitation for Bids for West Coast Hopper Dredging 2017. According to the Corps, the project will include hopper dredging work at four locations: Humboldt Bay Bar and Entrance, California; Coos Bay, Oregon; Mouth of the Columbia River, Oregon/Washington; and the Columbia River, […]

  • 7 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Anaklia Development Consortium (ADC) has just released the Anaklia Deep Sea Port Project Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) scoping report for public comment. The proposed deep sea project is located in the region of Samegrelo, on the Black Sea coast of Georgia. According to ADC, the Anaklia Port will be developed in a series of […]

  • 2 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Hamburg Port Authority yesterday released a video named “Creating Space for Container Giants – Last Pile Removed”. The video celebrates completion of the Vorhafen Harbor Basin Deepening project. According to the HPA, the deepening of the Vorhafen entry has improved ship access connection to the central port. Through the deepening the big ships now have more […]

  • 16 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Center for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas) has just released a paper named ‘Dredged Material Disposal Site Monitoring Round the Coast of England: Results of Sampling (2015-16)’. This report presents the scientific findings of, and implications for subsequent monitoring based on the results from dredged material disposal site monitoring conducted under a Cefas/Marine […]

  • 3 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Officials from Avalon and Stone Harbor yesterday attended the weekly progress meeting about the upcoming beach fill project. The Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company’s cutter suction dredger Texas will be finishing up some emergency work in the Christiana River likely by Sunday, February 5th, the meeting revealed. Once that work is completed, the dredger […]

  • 31 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, is seeking contractors for the Craney Island Rehandling Basin maintenance dredging, located in Portsmouth, Virginia. According to the Federal Business Opportunities, the work includes maintenance dredging of the Rehandling Basin at Craney Island Dredged Material Management Area (CIMMA) to a depth of -28 feet Mean Lower Low Water (MLLW) […]