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  • 1 March 2013

    Fife Council Transportation & Environmental Services has unveiled a plan for the development works at Pettycur Harbour. This project includes remediation works for the stabilization of the rock faces at Pettycur Harbour. The proposed remediation works are to comprise the following: – Installation of rock dowels at Pettycur Bay Rock Face; – Rock removal at […]

  • 12 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Manchester Marine Corporation and Sunset Rock, LLC, are seeking permits from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with dredging and disposal of dredge material for their marinas in Manchester, Mass. The Corps has received separate permit applications from a number of private […]

  • 10 September 2012

    Work on the Kent sea defence project will get underway this month. According to BBC, this project will reduce the risk of flooding to more than 1,500 homes and businesses in this area. As part of the scheme for Deal, a new 200m rock barrier will be created north of the Sandown Castle, and the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Freeborn County Board of Commissioners last week petitioned the Shell Rock River Watershed District to move forward with the first phase of the Fountain Lake dredging project. The vote opens the door for the Watershed District to implement a property tax levy of a maximum of $166,000. The measure passed on a 4-1 vote. Commissioners […]

  • 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. […]

  • 3 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The placement of rock armour on the new Cowes Breakwater is underway and a weekly notice of proposed barge arrivals and an unloading timetable will be published on the CHC website. It is expected that the rock barge DN146 will be on station in the breakwater Exclusion Zone for around 18 hours at a time […]

  • 21 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    An Israeli contractor has invested in three large Hitachi excavators to supply rocks for extending breakwaters, which will form part of the construction project for two new container terminals at the ports of Haifa and Ashdod. AD Edan Hadash Earthmoving Contractors Ltd. has purchased two ZX470LCH-5s and a ZX520LCH-5 to join its existing fleet of […]

  • 20 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Two Rocks Marina will receive a $6 million revamp over the next two years to improve ageing infrastructure and prepare the facility for future needs, reports the WA Department of Transport. The Department of Transport, which took on the management of the facility in 2014 following the expiry of a lease with a private operator, will […]

  • 20 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The McGowan Government will contribute $200,000 towards a temporary rock wall to protect the infrastructure at Port Beach in North Fremantle, Western Australia. Port Beach was identified as an at-risk location in the Coastal Erosion Hotspots in Western Australia report released last year. This $200,000 contribution follows a State Government grant of $50,000 provided to […]

  • 11 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Newcastle City Council has started setting up a works site to build a rock seawall at Stockton. The 140-meter barrier will be buried beneath sand to protect Stockton from powerful storms like the one that devastated dunes and walkways in June. The retaining wall-like structure is expected to take around four months to complete, depending […]

  • 28 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    HM Government of Gibraltar notes that the Spanish authorities are now denying export permission for the supply of rock, sand and aggregate destined for projects in Gibraltar. The Government of Gibraltar has already identified sourced alternative sources of supplies and will shortly be finalising these alternative arrangements. As a result, there should be no delay […]

  • 24 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The second staff report, released by the Environmental Protection Authority yesterday, contains no conclusions or recommendations reported Chatham Rock Phosphate. “At our request the decision-making committee (DMC) agreed and directed that the staff report should contain no recommendations or conclusions,” managing director Chris Castle said. “Following its release we still think the supplementary report has […]

  • 31 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging equipment is soon to arrive in Eden for works on the $44 million Breakwater Wharf Extension project, Member for Bega Andrew Constance said in its latest release.  The dredge due to leave Melbourne on Friday, 1 September bound for Eden Port, is expected to arrive early next week, weather permitting. Mr Constance said that dredging […]

  • 4 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Thailand Government’s units have prepared guidelines for the management of public water sources in a public-private collaborative scheme, according to the National News Bureau of Thailand (NNT). Power will be transferred to local administrative organizations to tackle drought in each area. Permanent Secretary for the Prime Minister’s Office, Chirachai Munthongroi, said that he had discussed […]

  • 23 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The McEwens Beach Erosion Protection Group is currently undertaking construction of a protective rock wall at McEwens Beach, the Mackay Regional Council informs. The wall is designed to protect residential properties on the beachfront from ongoing erosion and sand movement in the area. At this stage, works are expected to be complete by January 30, 2016, […]

  • 3 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District will conduct strategic navigation dredging of the Black Rock Channel, starting in mid November and continuing through January 2015. The $2.2 million contract, funded by the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI), has been awarded to Luedtke Engineering Co., Frankfort, Mich., and will target 250,000 cubic yards […]

  • 25 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Chatham Rock Phosphate will be an exhibitor for the first time at the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada convention, the world’s largest minerals investment and trade show being held in Toronto, Canada, next week. “It is THE place where the mining industry talks turkey and does business,” CRP Managing Director Chris Castle said. He […]

  • 29 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Shell Rock River Watershed District has just released the latest update on their Fountain Lake Restoration Confined Disposal Facility (CDF), saying that the dredged material from Fountain Lake is pumped through a 14″ pipe to the CDF, a dewatering site. Three adjacent cells spanning over 100 acres are used for the project. Cell 1 was […]

  • 15 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The next public meeting regarding the White Rock Lake Dredging Feasibility Study will be hosted virtually on July 16, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. informs Dallas City Council District 9. At the meeting, City staff and the consultant will provide a brief recap of previous meetings, provide the findings of the White Rock Lake Dredging Feasibility […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Chatham Rock Phosphate is considering reapplying for a marine consent to mine phosphate nodules on the Chatham Rise seabed, managing director Chris Castle said today. “We have decided an appeal is a pointless exercise. Assuming we win on points of law, we would still need to go back before the same decision-making committee (DMC) who […]

  • 7 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Rock Hill Capital Group has completed a majority recapitalization of LeBlanc Marine LLC, a marine service company providing marine construction, barge and tug services, and material offloading services along the Gulf Coast. “Ben and Cody have built a robust platform to provide marine construction and ancillary services along the Gulf Coast. The LeBlanc team is highly […]

  • 5 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Mackay’s Southern Breakwater will reopen to vehicles this Friday from 9am, North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation said in its today’s release.  Commenting the latest news, NQBP Chief Executive Officer, Nicolas Fertin, said that he is pleased to report repairs to the Southern Breakwater are complete. “We are happy to be reopening the breakwater […]

  • 9 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Robert Moucha, assistant professor of geophysics, and Gregory Ruetenik, a Ph.D. student in Earth sciences, have collaborated with Gregory Hoke, associate professor of Earth sciences, on a unique numerical modeling study that simulates changing terrain over millions of years. Their study shows that moderate changes in dynamic topography produce an erosional response in the form […]

  • 10 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Following on from the recent Breakwater Project Review, contractor Boskalis Westminster mobilized at the end of July for the last stage of the Cowes Breakwater build, which will be completed in October 2015. This involves a final reshaping of the breakwater’s gravel core, bringing sections into profile before applying layers of small rock that act […]

  • 18 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, has just announced that the Calumet Harbor bedrock removal project is now fully complete. Work completed recently by Roen Salvage Co. began on May 5, 2019. According to the Corps, the dynamite blasting and dredging of the dolomite rock from the bottom of Calumet Harbor will ensure […]