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  • 6 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District’s work on the Steel Bayou Drainage Structure Outlet Channel Repair Project near the Mississippi Highway 465 bridge is approximately 88 percent complete. Work was delayed because the contractor was unable to move upstream of Highway 465 to complete rock work due to high stages on the […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    After Van Oord awarded the design and equipment contract for their new subsea rock installation (SRI) vessel ‘Bravenes’ to Ulstein in September 2014, Sinopacific has now begun construction of the vessel with the first steel already cut for this innovative vessel. The DP-3 vessel is a unique design featuring the distinct X-BOW® hull line and meets the requirements […]

  • 16 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Napier Port has received resource consent to develop an artificial reef 1.4 kilometers north east of Pania Reef, using limestone rock from a revetment wall that will be dismantled as the company builds a new wharf to support regional growth. Commenting the latest announcement, Napier Port Chief Executive, Todd Dawson, said: “We’re pleased that some […]

  • 14 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The multi-million Fountain Lake dredging project is closer than ever to starting, reports Andy Henschel, the Director of Field Operations for the Shell Rock River Watershed District. According to him, the confined disposal facility site north of Interstate 90 – where the dredged material will be dumped to drain – will be ready by the end of the […]

  • 9 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Vital coast defense work is due to start this month at Coronation Parade, Folkestone, according to the Shepway District Council. The arches and promenade that protect homes and businesses have been damaged by chloride over the years. This has caused the reinforced steel within the concrete to corrode and expand and led to concrete cracking throughout […]

  • 16 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Shell Rock River Watershed District officials said that they are drawing closer to dredging Fountain Lake. “We’re moving full steam ahead,” said Administrator Brett Behnke. Director of Field Operations Andy Henschel said that the Watershed District recently closed on a purchase agreement with Richard Stadheim for 101 acres last month and a purchase agreement was […]

  • 9 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord’s flexible fallpipe vessel Stornes has recently been in Damen Shiprepair & Conversion Rotterdam for a scope of work which allows the vessel to operate at greater water depths in future. Stornes is a 175m long, 26.24m wide, DP2 vessel, used for subsea rock installation to protect piping. Since her delivery to Van Oord […]

  • 13 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction works on the new detached breakwater, which started back in May 2014, have been completed for the winter period, reported the Cowes Harbour Commission. Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V., the contractor for the project, has completed the reshaping of the breakwater core in advance of a winter settlement period. A consolidation process, to take place over the winter, will allow for […]

  • 24 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Alarm bells should be ringing in light of the hard questions asked by Environmental Protection Authority’s (EPA) of Chatham Rock Phosphate’s mining application. “EPA is rightly asking the hard questions of CRP, showing that CRPs application is so loose that it puts the marine environment, and consequently the health of New Zealand fisheries, at huge […]

  • 12 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis, a California based heavy-civil, marine and environmental contractor, has won the Mouth of the Columbia River (MCR) 2017 North Jetty Rehabilitation Project. In continuation of interim repairs completed also by McAmis in 2015, the basic repair template for the 2017 MCR North Jetty Rehabilitation effort includes more than 6,300 LF of rehabilitation or […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District will soon begin work on the Middle Mississippi River at Thebes, Ill., to remove rocks that pose a threat to navigation during low river stages. Contractors working for the Corps will remove approximately 2,800 cubic yards of rock as a permanent improvement to the navigation channel […]

  • 1 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord has ordered a new subsea rock installation vessel. Sinopacific Shipbuilding Group Shanghai will build the vessel at its Ningbo yard in China. The vessel will be delivered in 2016. Subsea rock installation is a proven technique for the protection and stabilisation of offshore structures and pipelines, and is one of Van Oord’s main activities […]

  • 29 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    There will be no week-day access to the Whyalla marina’s southern and sea-facing breakwaters for about two weeks next month, the South Australia’s City of Whyalla said in their latest release.  Local company Whyalla Earthworks will be continuing with second stage of the breakwater rock armor installation project that will strengthen the sea-facing breakwater. This […]

  • 14 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Jackson recently completed works on a £1.3 million flood defense scheme in Cleethorpes aimed to protect hundreds of homes and businesses on behalf of the North East Lincolnshire Council. Work to replace the existing timber groyne started on Monday, April 24th 2017. The old groyne was replaced with a Y shaped groyne, made from rocks, which […]

  • 22 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

     The latest addition to the Van Oord fleet was introduced on Monday, May 21, at the Wilhelminakade in Rotterdam, the Dutch contracting company that specializes in dredging and land reclamation said in their latest release.  Subsea rock installation (SRI) vessel Bravenes was christened by Ms Yvon van Oord-Barbier, the wife of CEO Pieter van […]

  • 1 March 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently awarded a contract to make improvements to a mitigation project located along the shoreline of the Manchac Wildlife Management Area in St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana. This project will mitigate environmental impacts from the construction of the Lake Pontchartrain and Vicinity project in St. Charles, Orleans, Jefferson, […]

  • 11 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, and the Coast Guard are urging boaters to steer clear of a construction area that will be marked by cautionary buoys near Poplar Island in the Chesapeake Bay. “Crews working on the island have witnessed several incidents where recreational vessels have crossed the work zone and struck […]

  • 11 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, and its contractor Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company began rock blasting operations last month as part of the project to deepen the channel of the Delaware River. This phase of the program involves fracturing of rock by controlled underwater blasting so it can be removed mechanically. After blasting, […]

  • 21 July 2011

    A ROW is brewing between Gibraltar and La Linea over the Rock’s controversial land reclamation programme…   (theolivepress) [mappress] Source: theolivepress, July 21, 2011;

  • 10 June 2011

    For years, there has always been a veil of mystery surrounding Plum Island that’s restricted by the public and located just off the… (dvidshub) [mappress] Source: dvidshub, June 10, 2011;    

  • 19 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency will hold a public drop-in on Thursday, 21 January, from 2pm to 6pm at Aldeburgh Parish Church Hall, to discuss upcoming flood defense improvement work in Slaughden. “Maintaining the flood defense at Slaughden is important for the whole estuary,” said David Kemp, Coastal Team Leader at the Environment Agency. “Rock toe protection will […]

  • 29 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The official opening of the £63 million Rossall Coastal Protection Scheme is set to take place on June 1st, reports the Environment Agency. The Wyre Council, together with the main contractor Balfour Beatty, has been replacing two kilometers of sea defenses, from Rossall Hospital to Rossall Point, in the coastal defense scheme that will protect 7,500 properties […]

  • 31 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Bellingen Shire Council has received grant funding from the NSW Government through its Environmental Trust to stabilize 500 meters of eroding river bank and rehabilitate a priority erosion site on the Kalang River. The project site was identified as a priority for management in the ’Bellinger and Kalang River Estuaries Erosion Study 2010’, the council […]

  • 30 May 2018
    Business & Finance

     Jan De Nul has just released this amazing video that shows how they create extra housing and living space in the second smallest country in the world – Monaco. The project consists of three stages: dredging, rock installation and land reclamation. During the dredging stage, which lasted from April to November 2017, the Envisan […]

  • 28 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    One of the Corrigans Beach access tracks at Hanging Rock will be temporarily closed due to the Batemans Bay bar dredging works, according to the Eurobodalla Shire Council. The access track adjacent to the sailing club will be closed from 4 October until 23 December and residents will be able to use two nearby alternative access […]

  • 6 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Wasa Dredging, Finnish specialists in underwater blasting and dredging, is gearing up to kick off a dredging project in Farsund, Norway. According to Wasa, for this over $4 million cleanup program they plan to use the combined dredger and drilling rig Hector, split barges Miika II and Dana II and a tugboat. Scope of the […]