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  • 4 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Houston Chapter of the Coasts, Oceans, Ports, and Rivers Institute’s (HTX-COPRI) second annual conference will take place on October 5, 2017 at the Rice University in the Grand Hall located within the Rice Memorial Center, the American Society of Civil Engineers said in its latest release.  “HTX COPRI goals are to enhance the advancement […]

  • 2 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Ukrainian Nibulon Shipbuilding and Repair Yard said in their latest release that they launched a high-capacity self-propelled СДС-15 dredger with a symbolic name Mykolaivets on September 17.  According to the director of Nibulon Shipbuilding and Repair Yard, Dmytro Horbenko, the launched vessel is definitely unique. “In principle, it has no analogues… This is a […]

  • 27 September 2017

    If there is one message that the speakers at the first Dredging Today Conference in Amsterdam on 9 & 10 October will bring across, it is that sustainability can bring business and that climate change holds incredible opportunities for the dredging and marine industry. Femke Perlot-Hoogeveen, Conference Manager, is getting excited. “All the preparatory talks […]

  • 26 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) today released their annually review of the global dredging market – Dredging in Figures 2016. This paper highlights essential information about the dredging industry, which is divided into three sections – Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) that includes sustainability, emissions and safety, the drivers of the dredging industry, and the turnover […]

  • 14 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today Conference (DTC) proudly confirms Rear Admiral M Khaled Iqbal, Chairman of the Chittagong Port Authority, as a speaker during the event. DTC – set to take place on 9 and 10 October 2017 at Amsterdam RAI – will offer a forward-looking agenda for the industry addressing economic, social and environmental challenges and the capabilities of the dredging industry to tackle […]

  • 13 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Mackley is making good progress on the Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls scheme, according to the company’s latest report. Work is currently taking place at seven of the 10 reaches – or sections – of the scheme, a number of which are nearing completion. The Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls scheme is being carried out by Mackley, working as part […]

  • 6 September 2017
    Business & Finance

      The clock is ticking and with the Dredging Today Conference just around the corner, we have decided to unveil the latest updates on the DTC Program. Our first DTC Program update will focus on the Keynote Sessions, named ‘Which Current Trends Are Your Best Friends?’. In this session, high level speakers will provide topical and […]

  • 4 September 2017

        By Erik van der Blom – R&D Manager at Royal IHC   The global dredging industry is facing a number of challenges linked to climate change and its consequences over the coming years. While a number of opportunities for dredging companies are expected, as rising sea levels will increase the requirement for dredging […]

  • 24 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP), one of the most important infrastructure projects in the nation, will deepen the Savannah Harbor 5 feet, down to 47 feet below mean sea level at low tide. That will enable modern deep-draft cargo vessels, akin to floating islands, to call more easily on the port here. According to […]

  • 17 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, hosted the Summer 2017 Stakeholder Partnering Forum, on August 15-16 at its district headquarters. The Galveston District conducts semi-annual stakeholder partnering forums with non-federal sponsors, customers and agency partners to collaborate on best practices regarding several Corps programs. These programs include ecosystem restoration, flood risk management, maintaining […]

  • 9 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration yesterday awarded $506,344 in grants from the Massachusetts Environmental Trust (MET) to 15 projects across the state that will restore aquatic habitat, rivers and watersheds, monitor water quality, etc.  “Last year’s drought showed how precious and vulnerable our water resources are, and how important it is we act proactively to protect these […]

  • 7 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Emergency dredging at Port of Kalama’s TEMCO grain elevator, aimed to ensure safety and smooth sailing, is set to begin this week, the port said in its latest release.  The majority of dredged material will be placed in-water along the beaches at Ahles Point and the southern half of Rasmussen Park. “Port of Kalama day […]

  • 2 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has entered into a consent agreement with Pharmacia LLC on a cleanup plan to address dioxin contamination at the Kanawha River Superfund Site in Putnam and Kanawha counties. The cleanup work focuses on a 14-mile stretch within the Kanawha River beginning at the confluence of the Kanawha and Coal […]

  • 28 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    A meeting for Wainui residents to discuss upcoming works as part of the Wainui Beach Erosion Management Strategy will be held on Sunday, 30 July, the Gisborne District Council said in its latest announcement. Planned works are for sand push-ups to facilitate dune repair for suitable areas of Wainui Beach and rock wall improvements at […]

  • 28 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, recently selected Joel Brown as chief of its river operations branch, Operations Division. In this position, Brown will be responsible for the work of the Mat Sinking Unit, Dredge Jadwin, Vicksburg Harbor facility, maintenance section, navigation and dredging on the Mississippi, Red, and Ouachita/Black Rivers, and operation […]

  • 26 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has just awarded a contract for maintenance dredging of the Saginaw River. According to the Corps, contract for the $1.47 million project was awarded to Morrish-Wallace Construction Inc., of Cheboygan, Mich., (d.b.a.) Ryba Marine Construction. Ryba Marine will dredge approximately 165,000 cubic yards of sand, silt and organic material from the channel. […]

  • 21 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    A new general permit that streamlines approvals for small-scale dredging in the state’s lakes, rivers and streams has been finalized after a public comment period and is now available for applications, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources said in its latest release.  DNR received and considered over 700 comments related to the draft general permit […]

  • 19 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Col. Ed Chamberlayne, USACE Baltimore District commander, yesterday signed an agreement with the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (MWCOG) to begin a three-year study on possible ways to address coastal flooding and storm damage across more than 57 square miles in the District of Columbia. The $3 million agreement, inked at the Baltimore District Headquarters, will […]

  • 19 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    DSC Dredge, a Louisiana based company specialized in production of portable dredgers, recently shipped one of three new 18-inch Shark Class portable cutter suction dredgers to contractors in Bangladesh. The contractors will use the new dredgers to restore navigability to Bangladesh’s critical waterways. Bangladesh is home to 24,000 km (14,913 miles) of rivers, streams and […]

  • 17 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    People, homes and businesses across the North West will be better protected from flooding thanks to a £1 million natural flood scheme, the Floods Minister Thérèse Coffey announced last week.  More than 1,000 properties across Delph, Uppermill, Stalybridge, Mossley, Hayfield, Glossop and Whaley Bridge will benefit from the pioneering ‘Slow the Flow’ project. The project […]

  • 14 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Construction of a small but necessary section of the Marysville Ring Levee is underway and should be completed by mid-August 2017, maintaining momentum on the project to lessen flood risk in the northern California town of Marysville, USACE said in its latest release.  The current construction was funded at approximately $825,000 and the site is […]

  • 7 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senate Minority Leader, Charles E. Schumer, yesterday called on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to prioritize a project that will build a new, safer and more durable stone barrier to shield Route 5 against crashing waters from Lake Erie during large storms. Schumer said that a new barrier is critical to ensure the safety of […]

  • 4 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, will host an informational open house about its regulatory program in Kodiak. The event is scheduled to take place from 5 to 7 p.m. on July 11th in the Alaska meeting room at the Kodiak Public Library. USACE Regulatory Division representatives will be available to answer permitting questions […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has just reported that the £7 million Northwich Flood Alleviation scheme was officially opened last Friday, June 30. Cheshire West and Chester Council Leader Samantha Dixon, Jane Myerscough-Illidge Mayor of Northwich and officials from the Environment Agency were in the town for the official launch. The scheme is made up of 1.7km of […]

  • 2 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Anglian Water announces £500k investment for new Norfolk wetland water treatment facility.  A brand new wetland is to be created in Norfolk, funded by Anglian Water and created in partnership with Norfolk Rivers Trust and the Environment Agency. The new one-hectare site will act as an innovative, natural treatment plant for over a million liters […]

  • 26 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency is about to launch an online public consultation into the detailed design of the Oxford flood alleviation scheme. According to the report, the EA is calling on communities to have their say on benefits and features that will make up the £120 million project to reduce flood risk to all homes and businesses […]