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  • 14 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines’ Department of Public Works and Highways last Friday released a statement regarding recent allegations that the DPWH has issued dredging permits to the 13 sea vessels doing offshore dredging or mining activities in the vicinity of Puro, Caoayan, Ilocos Sur. According to Secretary of Public Works and Highways, Mr. Rogelio Singson, “the Department […]

  • 23 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In addition to the upcoming DREDGING SUMMIT & EXPO 2014, June 15-18 in Toronto, Canada, the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) will hold a short course named “Responsible Design of Dredging Projects”. This will be an educational course about the practical aspects of conducting dredging in a responsible manner to avoid misunderstandings between responsible entities planning and conducting dredging projects. […]

  • 19 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has rejected as out of touch with community expectations, claims by Michael Roche of the Queensland Resources Council about the efforts of conservation groups to stop the mining industry from industrialising the coastline of the Great Barrier Reef. Felicity Wishart, the AMCS Great Barrier Reef campaign director, said: “The […]

  • 5 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Over the past fiscal year (Oct. 1, 2012 to Sept. 30, 2013), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 4 has cited 23 entities throughout the Southeast for depositing dredged and/or fill material into wetlands or other waters of the United States in violation of Section 404 of the Clean Water Act (CWA). Such unauthorized […]

  • 18 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Despite the protestations of Queensland’s Deputy Premier, dredging and dumping in the Great Barrier Reef’s waters will cause damage including to the seagrass beds at Abbot Point which will be ripped up if dredging goes ahead, according to the Australian Marine Conservation Society. AMCS Great Barrier Reef Campaign Director, Felicity Wishart, said the dredging process […]

  • 17 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Great Barrier Reef is not under threat from responsible dredging activities such as those proposed for the port of Abbot Point near Bowen, announced qld.gov.au. Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development Jeff Seeney said the latest scientific evidence on reef health proved that dredging has minor impacts on reef ecosystems when compared to other […]

  • 21 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    On December 28, 2012, at the “Open a New Era of Eco-civilization”–Award Forum for China’s Top 100 Environmentally Responsible Listed Companies in Beijing, CCCC won the award. The forum was organized by the Organizing Committee on Environmental Responsibility Survey of Chinese Listed Companies, the China Youth Center for International Exchange affiliated to the Central Committee […]

  • 4 July 2012

    The Punch reports that the Nigerian Institution of Surveyors (NIS) on Saturday said increase in human activities, such as land reclamation and dredging, had resulted in reduction of water storing capacity, thus leading to flooding. The NIS President, Mr. Bode Adeaga, who stated this at the 47th Annual General Meeting of NIESVI, said such human […]

  • 12 March 2010

    The Centre has finally admitted that excessive siltation of Brahmaputra and Barak rivers was primarily reasons responsible for recurring floods in Assam… [mappress] Source: The Assam Tribune, March 11, 2010;

  • 21 February 2010

    “SMELLY black goo” has been bubbling to the surface of Newcastle Harbour near the Stockton Ferry terminal, authorities confirmed yesterday. [mappress] Source: The Herald, February 22, 2010

  • 20 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    Qatofin inauguration to give exports a fillip… Source: Gulf Times, November 19, 2009;

  • 30 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Wasa Dredging, a Finnish water construction company, has just released this beautiful photo from the ongoing Kokkola Harbor and Fairway Deepening Project in Finland.  Under the contract, signed in late July 2018, Wasa Dredging is responsible for dredging of the harder materials and heavily polluted soils, drilling and blasting of rock and removal of unexploded ordnance […]

  • 29 June 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    Construction consortium Levvel has successfully placed the first of 75,000 special designed armor blocks on the 32 km long closure dam Afsluitdijk, the Netherlands.  The placement of all 75,000 blocks is part of a major reinforcement project to heighten the dam and making it more robust to withstand overtopping.  The consortium, comprising Van Oord, BAM, and […]

  • 15 June 2020
    Infrastructure, Project & Tenders

    Van den Herik and NGE-Guintoli recently won a contract from EDF (Electricité de France) for preparing the dismantling of the ‘La Roche Qui Boit’ dam on the Sélune River. The 15m high and 125m long dam holds a reservoir that occupies about 30ha of land and contains 1.5 million m3 of water. Van den Herik […]

  • 9 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Memphis District Corps of Engineers Harbor Dredging Project Delivery Team has awarded a contract for dredging of four local harbors: Elvis Stahr Harbor in Hickman, Ky.; Memphis Harbor-McKellar Lake and Wolf River Harbor in Memphis, Tenn.; and Helena Harbor in Phillips County, Ark. Dredging of the four harbors involves removing sediment to maintain a specific […]

  • 3 June 2020

    LANTIS, the project developer responsible for the prestigious ‘Oosterweel link’, which will complete the Antwerp Ring Road, has awarded the contract for the construction of the Scheldt tunnel to the Tijdelijke Handelsvereniging Combinatie Oosterweeltunnel (THV COTU) consortium today. THV COTU is composed of the Belgian construction groups DEME, BESIX, BAM Contractors and Jan De Nul, […]

  • 29 May 2020

    Despite the many coronavirus restrictions, dredging works at the Świnoujście – Szczecin fairway in Poland have got off to a flying start, DEME Group reports. Together with their joint venture partner Van Oord, DEME is responsible for the design and execution of the construction and dredging works for the adaptation of the fairway. “As always, […]

  • 26 May 2020

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District awarded an additional $1.63 million, May 21, to a previously issued contract to Weeks Marine, Inc., for the Arecibo harbor maintenance dredging. The additional funding increases the total contract awarded this past January to $6.3 million and now includes maintenance dredging of the Mayaguez harbor in Mayaguez, […]

  • 25 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Colac Otway Shire, a local government area in the Barwon South West region of Victoria, Australia, is calling on the State Government to commit $4.3 million to urgently address coastal erosion which is severely impacting the coastline in and around Apollo Bay. Colac Otway Mayor, Cr Jason Schram, said that the Council had been advocating […]

  • 15 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) has just announced that there will be a bit more action in the Gladstone Marina than normal in the coming months. GPC will be undertaking essential maintenance works in the Gladstone Marina throughout May, including maintenance dredging and pile replacements. Maintenance dredging is undertaken in the marina every five years to […]

  • 14 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Mackley has returned to the West Sussex town of Shoreham to re-construct a river wall on the northern bank of the River Adur. The project is being carried out as part of a package of enabling works for Wates Residential – ahead of the construction of 500 residential units. To date works have comprised of […]

  • 8 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van Oord and Pon Cat recently signed the agreement to purchase the first fully electric excavator in the Netherlands. By means of this investment and the deployment of this unique equipment on its infrastructure projects from May of this year, Van Oord is taking a new step towards reducing its CO2 emissions. The 20-tonne excavator […]

  • 10 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    HR Wallingford has announced that their dredging management course is set to take place on 25-26 March in Howbery Park, Wallingford, UK. This course provides an introduction to the subject of dredging and will assist those who are responsible for commissioning and managing dredging contractors and those who regulate dredging. “Over the two days, our […]

  • 2 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Virginia Congressman Bobby Scott delivered the following testimony before the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure’s Subcommittee on Waters Resources and Environment about programs he would like to see included in the Water Resources Development Act of 2020 – authorization legislation for programs operated and projects completed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers: “I […]

  • 28 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    In 2020, Federal State Unitary Hydrographic Department will perform dredging works as part of Sabetta port’s seaway canal reconstruction in the amount of about 20 million cbm. This was revealed by Yury Mikhov, General Director, Federal State Unitary Hydrographic Department, at the 3rd International Congress “Hydraulic Engineering Structures and Dredging”, organized by PortNews Media Group […]

  • 4 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District awarded a $4.675 million contract to Weeks Marine on January 14 for the Arecibo Harbor maintenance dredging in Arecibo, Puerto Rico. Under the agreement, Weeks Marine of Covington, Louisiana, will be responsible for dredging approximately 110,000 cubic yards of shoal material from the Arecibo Harbor. “Dredging Arecibo […]

  • 24 January 2020
    Business & Finance

     The Port of Kokkola Ltd and the Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency VAYLA have just presented the latest video update from the ongoing Kokkola Harbor and Fairway Deepening Project in Finland.  Under the contract, signed in late July 2018, Wasa Dredging is responsible for dredging of the harder materials and heavily polluted soils, drilling and […]

  • 20 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The past three years have proved challenging for the St. Paul District’s channels and harbors team. As Mother Nature continues serving up records for volume of water, river flows and sediment, the team responsible for managing the Mississippi River’s navigation channel from Minneapolis to Guttenberg, Iowa, is also actively seeking permanent locations along the river […]

  • 16 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, Scotland, has awarded a £10.1m contract to marine, civil engineering and building contractor, L&M Keating Ltd to carry out upgrade works at Lochmaddy Pier in North Uist. Under the contract, Keating will be responsible for completing all civil engineering works for the harbor upgrade project, including pier strengthening and extension, upgraded […]