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  • 19 August 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    On Monday August 16th Jan De Nul NV was awarded one of the last large tenders for the Panama Canal Expansion. Jan De Nul is already very active in Panama and is a.o. working on the construction of the new locks on the Panama Canal, one of the most prestigious infrastructure works in the world. […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Work to refurbish and heighten the existing sea wall at Kirkcaldy is well underway and expected to be completed in October 2014. This project aims to reduce coastal flooding along the promeneade, improve access to the beach and transform the promenade into an attractive feature for both locals and tourists. VolkerStevin was appointed by Fife […]

  • 6 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Delaware River deepening project, undertaken to allow more efficient transportation of containerized, dry bulk and liquid bulk (crude oil and petroleum products) cargo to and from the Delaware River ports, continues to progress. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just released this beautiful photo of Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company’s drill […]

  • 9 March 2012

    A several capital improvement projects are underway at the Haven Harbour Marina, Rock Hall, Md., reports Trade Only Today. The marina is removing and replacing one of its three docks and adding 70 slips, dredging the entire area and upgrading its utility systems and fuel dock. Dredging is nearing completion, bulkhead reconstruction is on schedule […]

  • 9 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Construction activities continue on the foundations for the New NY Bridge with the ongoing installation of permanent piles. Tappan Zee Constructors, LLC (TZC) will utilize the area surrounding the ramp for storage and staging, which will in turn reduce the amount of construction traffic on local roadways. Complete closure is required for the construction of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Construction to restore flood protection to the Carbon River levee system near the City of Orting is now underway with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers repairing 1,520 feet of damaged levees at five individual sites for about $1.7 million. All in-water work is scheduled to be complete by August 31, the end of the “fish […]

  • 5 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo this week announced Leaving Tappan Zee Website that the federal government has approved an up to $1.6 billion loan for the project to replace the Tappan Zee Bridge, securing key financing for the construction of the New NY Bridge. The low-interest, 35-year loan comes from the federal government’s Transportation Infrastructure Finance […]

  • 13 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District and its contractor Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) are continuing to remove rock material as part of the project to deepen the Delaware River from 40 to 45 feet. USACE has just released the latest photos of the GLDD’s mechanical dredger New York – taken during the rock […]

  • 25 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, awards a $1.4 million contract for a construction and dredging project at Northwestern Michigan College in Traverse City, Mich. Located on West Grand Traverse Bay, the college prepares students to be merchant marine officers and business professionals at its Great Lakes Maritime Academy. The $1,471,501 contract was […]

  • 15 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Unified Command announced Monday that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completed construction of a temporary rock dike to aid in the repairs of the Marseilles dam. The Marseilles Dam was damaged during an incident April 18 when seven barges broke loose from a tow during historic flooding on the Illinois River. Four of […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    BAM Infraconsult bv has signed a license agreement with Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone for the application of Xbloc breakwater armour units in the Mundra LNG project. The LNG import terminal will be built on a reclaimed land, located in the Gulf of Kutch in the Northwestern Indian state Gujarat, which will be protected […]

  • 17 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction works on a grout curtain that will protect foundation of the Borinquen 1E Dam were completed yesterday. The grout curtain is 2.4 kilometers long and 15 meters deep under the core of the foundation of Borniquen 1E Dam, located on the west side of Pedro Miguel Locks. “This is another important component of the Expansion Program […]

  • 14 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Jan De Nul’s cutter suction dredger Fernao de Magalhaes arrived in Saint-Nazaire on 10th December for a series of repairs. These operations, including sheet metal work, geo-mechanical inspections and the renovation of the hull, will be carried out by Eiffel Industrie Marine (EIM) in the Louis Joubert dock. The Louis Joubert Lock, also known as […]

  • 7 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The second phase of the Camp Cronin stone revetment and East Shore Arm breakwater repair project is about to begin, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, informs.  The scheme will be completed under the terms of a $8.5 million contract, awarded to RC&D, Inc., of Pawtucket, RI, last year. The construction project started in […]

  • 24 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Starting late November through early December, barge traffic can expect delays on the Mississippi River near Thebes, IL, as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is scheduled to begin a rock removal dredging operations at that site, U.S. Department of Agriculture said in its latest release.  “The U.S. Coast Guard will restrict northbound tows to 28 barges and southbound tows to […]

  • 6 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Portsmouth Naval Shipyard is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with expanding an existing dry dock in Kittery, Maine. In summary, the proponent proposes to place temporary and permanent fill material and perform work below the high tide […]

  • 28 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Abu Dhabi based National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) has awarded a $113 million contract to Stevin Rock for the supply of rock to ADNOC’s Ghasha artificial island construction project. Last month, ADNOC awarded a $1.4 billion deal to NMDC for the construction of artificial islands to develop, drill, and produce gas from the Ghasha offshore […]

  • 20 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Newburyport Harbor north jetty in Salisbury, Mass., and the south jetty in Newburyport, will be repaired under the terms of an $8.3 million contract issued recently by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by Cashman Equipment Corp., of Braintree, Mass. Construction is scheduled to start in late […]

  • 12 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    A draft supplemental environmental assessment to evaluate the impacts of stabilizing the Council Bend chute in Pottawattamie County, Iowa, is currently available for public review. This supplemental EA specifically evaluates activities required to maintain the ecological function of the chute without adversely impacting the Missouri River authorized purposes including flood risk management, said USACE in […]

  • 10 August 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Jan De Nul NV is the lowest bidder for one of the last large tenders for widening and deepening the Panama Canal. Jan De Nul is already very active in Panama and is a.o. working on the construction of the new locks on the Panama Canal, one of the most prestigious infrastructure works in the […]

  • 25 June 2012

    Costain, a UK-based company is seeking expansion operations in the Middle East, Constructionweekonline.com reports. The group appointed Tim Bowen for further development of Costain’s consultancy and operations and maintenance services in the Middle East. Bowen joined Costain from Atkins in 2005. He has been crucial in developing Costain’s market leading highways activity. He has now […]

  • 17 January 2013

    The Panama Canal Expansion Program has achieved yet another important milestone with the arrival of the first shipment of valves that will be used for the operation of the Third Set of Locks. The valves where built in South Korea by Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries. “This marks a new milestone for the Panama Canal expansion […]

  • 5 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

     DMC has released a new video with more background information about the use of XblocPlus on the Afsluitdijk Project. Due to the shape of the new blocks, approximately 33% less blocks are needed than with other available armor blocks. Furthermore, the placement operation is safer and quicker due to an innovative clamp, developed by […]

  • 17 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its contractor Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company are conducting rock blasting operations on the Delaware River. The Corps just released this photo of the clamshell dredger No. 54 during the removal of rock fragments from areas where blasting operations have already been completed near Marcus Hook, PA. […]

  • 24 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Auckland Council is due to begin construction of a rock wall to repair cliff erosion at Karaka Harborside. The work will begin in early December and is scheduled for completion in the New Year. Following the first stage of works in July 2015, the site has continued to be affected by coastal erosion and this […]