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  • 25 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Chatham Rock Phosphate today announced it would be formally seeking the withdrawal of the Environmental Protection Authority’s staff report issued last week because of extremely worrying evidence which suggests the potential for bias. CRP last week criticised both the content and timing of the EPA staff report on CRP’s Marine Consent application. Now a new […]

  • 4 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract Sept. 23, in the amount of $22.8 million to repair the Corpus Christi Ship Channel (Aransas Pass) Jetties in Nueces and Aransas counties, Texas. The project includes use a pipeline dredge to remove approximately 15.7 million tons of armor stone and 4.7 million tons […]

  • 5 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has awarded a contract to GeoGradel of Toledo, OH to repair a sections of the Port Clinton Harbor East Jetty that was damaged during Superstorm Sandy. The contractor will begin in-water work around July 5 and should be completed by late-November. “The Port Clinton Harbor East Jetty […]

  • 31 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Member of Parliament for Cardigan, announced yesterday that the Government of Canada is investing $7.2 million this year in the repair and maintenance of a number of small craft harbors in eastern Prince Edward Island. Three of these harbors will see their investment extend into future years for […]

  • 22 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Rehabilitation of the Port Elgin breakwater, led by Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO), will begin shortly, the Town of Saugeen Shores reports.  Equipment and supplies have already begun arriving at the Port Elgin Main Beach parking area from the bandshell south towards the Beach House, which will serve as a staging area during construction. According […]

  • 18 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    President of the Republic of the Philippines, Benigno S. Aquino III, met with local leaders of Pampanga this week to discuss the flooding situation in the province and determine how the government could address the problem. Pampanga’s provincial government informed the President about recently conducted a ‘flood summit’ to raise awareness among Kapampangans about the […]

  • 23 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    OpenIJ – a consortium of construction companies building the world’s largest sea lock in IJmuiden, the Netherlands – and the Port of Amsterdam have just released the Summer 2020 Construction Update. The following activities are scheduled for the coming months: the connection of the lock sill to the lock gate chamber of the inner head; […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is seeking comments on a Clean Water Act evaluation to make repairs at Lock and Dam 1 in Minneapolis. The Corps is developing plans to repair scouring immediately downstream of the dam. The plan includes placing more than 14,000 cubic yards of rock along the entire […]

  • 11 December 2012

    The dredging project at the Wilmington Harbor, located on the Cape Fear River, officially began a few weeks ago, reports starnewsonline.com. Bob Keistler, the project manager for the Army Corps, stated: “Since 2002 we have been deepening the river from its mouth up to the state port. We finished around 2004 and had hoped to […]

  • 22 October 2012

    Karachi Port Trust Official announced last week that the Pakistan Deep Water Container Port has been delayed due to technical reasons. The main reason for the delay is dredging as hard soil/rocks were found on the site, according to thenews.com. At present the throughput of cargo stands at 41 million tones and since it is […]

  • 13 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In its latest edition of Terra et Aqua, the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has released an article named ‘Modelling the effect of water depth on rock cutting processes with the use of discrete element method’. Whether it is for the construction of ports on new locations, the widening of canals through mountainous terrain or […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Panama Canal Expansion reached another major milestone with yesterday’s arrival of the final shipment of gates. The gates for the new locks will be used for the Atlantic side of the project, two gates, and two for the Pacific. The four gates arrived on board the Post-Panamax vessel Xia Zhi Yuan 6, owned by COSCO Ocean Shipping, after […]

  • 29 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Port Macquarie-Hastings Council said in its latest announcement that work has begun at Rocks Ferry Reserve in Wauchope to address a highly eroded section of the riverbank near Princess Ave. One of the key objectives of this program is to address a highly eroded section of riverbank adjacent to the Rocks Ferry Reserve footpath near Princess […]

  • 18 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers will conduct three scoping workshops on March 26-28 to share information about Table Rock Lake’s  shoreline management plan update process and to collect public comments concerning shoreline activity around the lake. The open house style scoping workshops will be held at the Branson Convention Center, 200 Sycamore Street in Branson […]

  • 18 March 2011

    Member of Parliament for High Rock Kenneth Russell is addressing concerns made by one resident who claimed that the dredging being… By GENEA NOEL (nassauguardian) [mappress] Source: nassauguardian, March 18, 2011  

  • 19 December 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers rock removal work is underway on the Mississippi River near Thebes, Ill. Work began Saturday, Dec. 15, upstream of the Thebes railroad bridge. Low water on the river has allowed rock removal to be accomplished using excavating equipment. The progress of the excavation reduces the need for marine blasting, […]

  • 21 December 2012

    Boskalis Offshore has been awarded in joint venture a contract by the international energy company Statoil for various rock installation works up to 600 meters water depth in the North Sea and the Norwegian Sea. The work comprises preparing the seabed for the installation of pipelines and other structures on the sea floor as well […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Chatham Rock Phosphate (CRP) has continued to develop future plans following the refusal of its Marine Consent application. As previously announced, CRP has no intention of abandoning its Chatham Rise phosphate project and is continuing to develop strategies for progressing the project. Of critical importance to this is preserving its experienced and highly specialized executive […]

  • 11 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    The £6.4m Welsh Assembly Government-funded scheme is set to see the construction of a new rock breakwater above low tide level, rock groynes, and rock revetment to protect properties in the town. [mappress] Source: Cumbrian News, February 10, 2010;

  • 4 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Last week, New England District Commander Colonel John A. Atilano II visited the Boston Harbor Deep Draft Navigation Project in Boston, Massachusetts. The site visit featured a boat tour and dredge views and presented an opportunity to introduce himself to the Massachusetts Port Authority partners. According to USACE, the contractor has removed 10.7 million cubic […]

  • 25 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last week, the Port of Dover released the latest video update from the Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development scheme. The project has been announced as the single biggest investment ever undertaken by the Port. Overall, the project includes the design and construction of two new berths including quay walls and land reclamation, a new marina […]

  • 6 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     The Port of Dover recently released the latest video update on Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development project. The scheme is the single biggest investment ever undertaken by the Port of Dover. VSBW, the joint venture between Boskalis Westminster and VolkerStevin, was appointed in early 2017 as the main contractor for the marine engineering […]

  • 7 February 2012

    Based on the extensive seabed surveys carried out in 2010, 42 turbine positions at Anholt offshore wind farm site have been identified as being at risk of extreme scour formation around the turbine foundation and it has therefore been decided to place a pile of rocks at the positions before the monopole is driven into […]

  • 16 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Canal & River Trust (UK) has announced an update on a £43.6 million winter works program being performed across England & Wales. According to the update, dredging has been completed on the Macclesfield Canal and on the Worcester & Birmingham Canal, where the Trust has removed 27,000 tons of contaminated sediment at Titford Pools. In […]

  • 4 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Rock has been used for ports and coastal protection purposes for centuries – for dikes and breakwaters, groins and scour protection. Yet in the past several decades the uses of rock have taken on new dimensions in the execution of maritime infrastructure construction. Previously referred to as rock dumping, today the term Subsea Rock Installation […]

  • 15 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The infrastructural works program, ‘Next Generation Port Otago’, is well underway with a number of significant projects at an advanced stage. This $30 million worth upgrade project will allow larger ships to access Port Chalmers. To enable deepening of the Port Chalmers Container No 1 berth, a project to drive sheet piles the length of the container wharf […]