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  • 10 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Los Angeles District of the Army Corps, as part of its Operations and Maintenance Program, is proposing to perform repairs to the North and Middle Jetties at the entrance channel to Mission Bay, San Diego County, California. Repair work would consist of resetting existing armor stone as needed and the placement of approximately 10,000-20,000 […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Western Marine Construction, a company specialized in marine construction since 1961, has won a major contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, to improve navigation in the Valdez port area.  The Valdez Navigation Improvement contract is estimated to be worth around $21.7 million and will include construction of a breakwater and dredging operations. Construction of the 3,160 linear […]

  • 12 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Repair works of the Yamba’s southern breakwater at the Clarence River mouth have resumed, The Daily Examiner informs.  The project is part of the NSW Government’s Coastal Infrastructure Program, designed to restore dilapidated coastal facilities, and involves repairing sections of the breakwater along the river and ocean side, as well as the end 100m of the […]

  • 25 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Repairs to the Bertrand Creek levees started yesterday as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ officials commenced construction on six separate sites, totaling 1,500 feet, located on the left and right banks of Bertrand Creek near Lynden, Washington. Damages were caused during a January 2015 flood event which overtopped a levee causing erosion, scour, sloughing and […]

  • 18 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has begun work on the Oswego Harbor Detached Breakwater to repair the $19 million worth of damages caused by Superstorm Sandy, October 2012. Repair work to the 850 linear feet of breakwater is being completed by Durocher Marine Division/Kokosing Construction Company and includes the placement of armor […]

  • 26 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The $193 million Port of Townsville Channel Upgrade Project has taken another major step with a multi-million-dollar rock supply contract awarded to Holcim Australia Pty Ltd. Holcim will supply a significant portion of the rock required to construct the wall that will protect a 62-ha Reclamation Area that will eventually accommodate expanded Port infrastructure. Holcim […]

  • 26 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for the completion of the Oswego Harbor Detached Breakwater repair work, on Wednesday, November 25, in Oswego, NY. The Oswego Harbor Detached Breakwater experienced extensive damage during Superstorm Sandy due to oversized waves and the extreme angle they were hitting the structure. […]

  • 1 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Los Angeles District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to conduct repairs to the Channel Islands Harbor facility, a structure consisting of two parallel entrance jetties and a protective offshore breakwater near the entrance to the harbor. The project area will encompass approximately 60 acres of harbor channel, stone jetties, and an […]

  • 18 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (August 12 – 18, 2019).   PAO Shipbuilding: Keel Laying Ceremony for New Dredger A keel laying ceremony for a non-self-propelled cutter suction dredger (CSD) – Project 4395 – took place yesterday at PAO Shipbuilding-Ship Repair Corporation (Gorodets, Nizhny Novgorod […]

  • 22 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dredging project that will clean up pollution at the mouth of the River Raisin in the City of Monroe continues and is scheduled for completion by the year end. The dredging will remove toxic polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) from the area, making room for armored cap installation. The dredging, which began in April, comes as the final step in cleaning up pollution from the […]

  • 7 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The NSW Government has awarded a contract to repair a 15-meter length of the Narooma North Breakwater channel which was damaged by storms in 2016. The contract for the repair work was awarded to Coastwide Civil Pty Ltd at Albion Park following a competitive tender process undertaken by the Department of Industry – Lands and […]

  • 13 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, cut the sod recently for the commencement of work on the Ningo-Prampram Coastal Protection Project. The project, to be undertaken by Messrs Bridge Global Consolidated Limited, is meant to protect a coastal stretch of five kilometers from tidal waves, beach erosion and flooding. The $69m coastal development […]

  • 3 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Works on the $6.73 million upgrade of Coffs Harbor’s northern breakwall are set to begin during the next week, according to The Coffs Coast Advocate. The project, being undertaken by Haslin Constructions Pty Ltd, involves widening the breakwater near the entry to the harbor and constructing a rock berm, or shelf, overlain by 12 tonne concrete […]

  • 16 March 2012

    According to the Ghana Nation, work on the 60 million euro Ada Sea Defense project scheduled to be completed in December 2013, is about 30 percent ready. Contractors for the project, Dredging International have already procured all materials including armor rocks, gravel and scour material to ensure a speedy completion of the project. Work is […]

  • 10 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Parliamentary Secretary for the Illawarra, Gareth Ward, has announced that a $330,000 contract has been awarded to repair the storm damaged Lake Illawarra entrance northern breakwater. “The contract for the repair works has been awarded to Coastwide Civil who won the competitive tender process undertaken by the Department of Industry – Lands,” Mr Ward said. The […]

  • 24 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Gulf Earth Moving (GEM), a Qatar-based subsidiary of the Belgian Aertssen Group, has just won a $65.6 million worth land reclamation contract from the New Port Project Steering Committee (NPPSC). According to the deal, GEM will create 3 million m² of extra terrain for the New Qatar Emiri Naval Base and the new “HAMAD Port”. The contract includes installation […]

  • 8 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, has scheduled to begin work Nov. 11 to repair and restore a 300-foot reach of the Point Chehalis revetment, including a 60-foot reach that could fail during a severe storm. The Corps has awarded a contract to Rognlin’s Inc. of Aberdeen, Wash., for $500,600 to complete the work […]

  • 25 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Wellington Airport has just released draft reports in which the company is assessing the effects of the proposed runway extension project, including the Benefit Cost Analysis. This marks the beginning of public consultation process that will enable everyone to get a thorough understanding of the project and provide feedback to the airport before the application is finalized. In […]

  • 3 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The second phase of the Ada Sea Defense project in the Dangme East District of the Greater Accra Region is now completed and ready to be handed over to the Ministry of Water Resources, Works and Housing, according to the Government of Ghana. Alhaji Ziblim Yakubu, the Ministry Chief Director, made this announcement yesterday, during the project inspection […]

  • 20 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The shore protection work for the Hulhumalé Phase II islands is now 96 percent complete, according to the Maldives Housing Development Corporation (HDC). The protection work includes construction of armor rock revetment and sand haulage of Hulhumalé Phase II offshore islands (Yacht Marina and Cruise Terminal). HDC also reported that excavation and sub-grade work of the […]

  • 23 July 2010

    In an open letter to Thad W. Allen, the retired Coast Guard admiral overseeing the Gulf of Mexico oil spill response, almost two dozen coastal scientists from Louisiana and around the country have urged the federal government to halt the construction of sand berms in the gulf, calling the project ineffective in the fight against […]

  • 1 April 2014

    Seven emergency responders from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, return to Seattle after deploying to Taholah, Wash., beginning March 25 to perform emergency repairs to a damaged seawall. More than half of the 1,100-foot seawall suffered excessive damage when severe weather impacted the area last week. After receiving a request for direct […]

  • 18 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mayor Marilyn Hatley and the members of the North Myrtle Beach City Council participated in an update on the status of the Jim Caudle Reef (PA-01), which is located about 2.5 nautical miles from the south jetty of Little River and lies under about 30 feet of water. The event was hosted by the North […]

  • 14 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    During a regular safety check of the Dutch coastline several locations were identified where the coastal protection is unable to withstand a 4,000 years super storm. These locations are seen as weak links in the Dutch coastline. In Cadzand Bad, located close to the Belgian border in the Dutch province Zeeland, an important dewatering sluice […]

  • 23 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    A plaque was unveiled yesterday to mark the completion of a £2.2 million award winning coastal defense scheme in the North Yorkshire village of Runswick Bay. The Runswick Bay Coastal Protection Trust and local residents joined representatives from Scarborough Borough Council, Environment Agency, Royal HaskoningDHV, JBA Consulting and ESH Construction to celebrate the end of […]

  • 4 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The South Carolina Ports Authority has submitted an application to the Department of the Army and the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control for a permit to dredge the Cooper River at a location adjacent to the Hugh K. Leatherman (HLT) in Charleston. The proposed work consists of conducting new work and maintenance dredging to improve […]