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  • 20 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    DEME Environmental Contractors (DEC), the environmental specialists of DEME, is installing a plastic collector on the river Scheldt on behalf of the Vlaamse Waterweg (the Flemish authority responsible for waterways in Flanders). A combination of a fixed and mobile installation will be tested for a year to collect waste from the water. To tackle the […]

  • 18 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, awarded last week a $12 million construction contract to Klutina River Contractors of Irvine, California, to continue interim repairs on the Missouri River Levee System L-594. The focus of this contract will be the closure of two of the outlet breaches on the levee system directly west […]

  • 2 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The $20m redevelopment of the Port Nelson’s Main Wharf North is set create long lasting regional economic benefits and future-proof the region’s import and export sectors, Port Nelson said in their latest announcement.  General Manager Infrastructure, Allanagh Rivers, said that the Port’s investment will also improve the Port’s resilience, move main wharf operations further away […]

  • 2 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The 2018 edition of Dredging in Figures, an annual review of the global open dredging market by the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC), is now available. The annually prepared report serves as a resource to entities interested in the financial development of the dredging industry. “The document focuses on the global dredging and maritime construction […]

  • 2 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representatives Angie Craig, Betty McCollum and Ron Kind have successfully secured emergency funding for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to address the impacts of this spring’s devastating floods along the Mississippi River. The funding was disbursed in response to a letter they sent in September pushing the Office of Management and Budget […]

  • 29 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Flood Mitigation Commission (FMC) of Dagupan City is proposing the creation of a topographic survey and construction of river and flood dikes and floodgates to address the perennial flooding in the area. According to the Philippines News Agency (PNA), these are among the proposals in the Flood Mitigation Report which the FMC submitted to […]

  • 28 November 2019
    Business & Finance

     Dredging of the River Parrett on the Somerset Levels is a major spectacle. See how it’s being done for Somerset Rivers Authority by the Parrett Internal Drainage Board and contractors WM Longreach in this short video. The work is reducing flood risks for up to 200 properties across a wide area. The Environment Agency […]

  • 26 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    J.F. Brennan Company, Inc. has begun work on a significant dredging project along the Providence River, reports the Providence Foundation. The project is being done jointly by the City of Providence, the Nature Conservancy, the Coastal Resources Management Council, 195 Redevelopment District Commission, the Providence Foundation and the WaterFire. Under the project, the Woonasquatucket and […]

  • 20 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and NOAA, joined by partners Shell and TransRe, have announced $30 million in new grants to support coastal resilience projects in 23 states and U.S. territories. The grants will restore or expand natural features such as coastal marshes and wetlands, dune and beach systems, coastal rivers, and barrier […]

  • 19 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ahtna Marine & Construction Company, LLC (AMCC), an Ahtna, Inc. company, has finalized acquisition of Cavache, Inc. a Florida-based dredging and civil construction firm. Cavache has been in operation for over 15 years and it’s 20 employees and vessel and marine equipment assets will be transitioned under AMCC. “Cavache has an excellent reputation with their […]

  • 22 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    South Carolina Ports Authority President and CEO, Jim Newsome, delivered his 11 th State of the Port address yesterday to more than 900 business executives, elected officials, SCPA customers and members of the maritime community. The Propeller Club of Charleston hosted the annual event in North Charleston. “Only eight states in the country have a […]

  • 21 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New York District, in cooperation with non-federal sponsors, the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation and NJDEP, will host a public meeting for the New York New Jersey Harbor and Tributaries (NYNJHAT) Study on October 24th, 2019 in Great Neck, NY. This coastal storm risk management study covers the New […]

  • 3 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Army Corps’ Seattle District has awarded a $3 million contract to Redside Construction based in Bainbridge Island, Washington, to replace an existing seawall in West Seattle. The project will replace the existing 500-foot-long seawall at Emma Schmitz Memorial Overlook, 4503 Beach Dr. SW, Seattle, WA 98116, that was constructed in the 1920s and has […]

  • 13 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, completed an initial breach closure on levee L550 south of Watson, Missouri, Thursday. “Closing the L-550_B inlet breach has been an important milestone for USACE since our team arrived on site in late June. The government and contractor team worked collaboratively to identify and mitigate risks to […]

  • 12 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Nigerian Osun State Government officially started massive dredging program on their rivers and waterways last week, as part of measures to forestall flooding. Highlighting importance of these works, Osun State Governor Adegboyega Oyetola has reiterated his warning to residents against the habit of disposing wastes in rivers and drainages, saying that the government will soon […]

  • 5 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Corporation of India Limited (DCI) has capacity to meet the lion’s share of India’s maintenance and capital dredging market, according to the DCI’s Managing Director, Shri Rajesh Tripathi. Addressing the delegates of the ‘Tenth Annual Conference on Dredging in India’ in Mumbai, he said that after the takeover of DCI by a consortium of […]

  • 4 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    A river system clean-up project was launched last week in Bulacan’s Malolos City as part of the continuing effort to address the perennial flooding in the province, the Philippine News Agency (PNA) reports.  Local officials, led by Governor Daniel R. Fernando and Malolos City Mayor Gilbert Gatchalian, joined the activity, which is also in support […]

  • 26 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Governor Ralph Northam last Friday, August 23, released the final restoration plan for Virginia’s portion of the Chesapeake Bay and its tidal rivers. The clean-up plan, referred to as the Phase III Watershed Implementation Plan (WIP), will guide local, state, and federal actions through 2025 and is designed to meet the Commonwealth’s commitments to reduce […]

  • 26 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District completed a breach closure on levee L550 near Watson, Missouri Saturday. This initial closure of breach L-550-A-I near river mile 542.8 stops the inflows of water, thereby allowing for the start of follow-on construction activities aimed at increasing the level of flood risk management to approximately the […]

  • 23 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Beardstown (IL) has received grants that will allow it to complete a dredging project at its marina, an effort to provide a clean and safe access point for boaters accessing the Sangamon and Illinois rivers. According to some local media reports, the board approved a $125,000 grant from state Rep. Norine Hammond […]

  • 22 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Coasts, Oceans, Ports and Rivers Institute (COPRI) will be the organizer of the fifteenth international port and harbor development conference, named the PORTS ’19. According to the organizers, the conference is internationally recognized as an outstanding opportunity to network with hundreds of professionals who share similar challenges and concerns. Due to the overwhelming response to past calls […]

  • 20 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, in coordination with USACE St. Paul District, is deploying the Dredge Dubuque to perform critical dredging on the Ouachita-Black River in Louisiana starting in late August. The dredge will remove shoaling in the navigation channel caused by significant high-water events on the Ouachita-Black River during 2019. This […]

  • 15 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has completed a Draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment/ Environmental Impact Report (SEA/EIR) for the Murrieta Creek Flood Control, Environmental Restoration and Recreation Project associated with the Operation and Maintenance of Phase I and Phase IIA of the project. This effort will facilitate project turnover of these phases to the non-federal […]

  • 13 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Anthony D Bates Partnership (ADBP) has been appointed by the Nigerian Ports Authority to carry out the Project Management and Co-ordination of Dredging and Channel Design Optimization studies for the country’s primary rivers. These include the Calabar, Bonny/Port Harcourt, Lagos and Escravos pilotage districts. Under the agreement, ADBP will assist with the procurement and supervision […]

  • 6 August 2019
    Business & Finance

     Tonry Insurance Group has just released this very interesting video about the dredging operations in the South River entrance channel area in Scituate, Massachusetts. This project, undertaken by Burnham Associates, started in July and will run until Labor day (September 2, 2019), the Town of Marshfield Police Department said in its release. The dredging […]

  • 29 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Land & Water, the UK’s largest environmental civil engineering company, is currently working on its wetland habitat creation project on the River Thames at Rainham Marshes – the largest habitat creation project ever constructed inside the M25 and London’s biggest wildlife haven. The project involves creating a significant area of new wetland habitat from re-engineered […]