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  • 4 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dún Laoghaire – Rathdown County Council yesterday published the latest update on their Dun Laoghaire Baths – Rock Armor Project, saying that, as part of the construction of the new jetty, rock armor is required to be placed against it to provide protection from the sea.  The rock armor is arriving to the site by […]

  • 8 February 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a $770,000 contract Monday to J.E. McAmis, Inc., of Chico, Calif., to remove large rocks from the base of the spillway at Bonneville Lock and Dam. After the record-breaking water flows at the Corps’ Columbia River dams in 2011, engineers found large amounts of rock had accumulated below […]

  • 21 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    HME Construction, Inc. said in its latest announcement that they finalized the Bonneville Lock and Dam Spillway Basin Rock Removal Project on February 17, 2018. According to the official statement, the project consisted of rocks removal operations in various bays and in the apron. The rock moves around during spill operations, which means the large […]

  • 25 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Wasa Dredging, a Finnish marine offshore and inland water construction contractor, is currently executing a small but demanding project in Sandnessjøen, Norway. For the works, Wasa has mobilized combined dredging/blasting pontoon Hector, two barges (Miika II and Dana II) and two tugboats. The scope of work consists of dredging and disposing of 1.000m³ polluted masses, careful […]

  • 7 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is seeking public comments on plans to repair scour holes and erosion immediately upstream and downstream of Lock and Dam 5A along, near Fountain City, Wisconsin. The proposed work includes filling scour holes and lining the bank with rock riprap along the Wisconsin bank. Rock would […]

  • 19 March 2010
    Vessels

    Mazagon Dock Limited delivered to Dredging Corporation of India Limited, India’s largest rock cutting dredger… [mappress] Source:timesofindia,March 19,2010

  • 14 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Van Oord’s flexible fallpipe vessel Stornes has set a world record. During a period of four weeks, Stornes placed rock in water depths of up to 1,277 meters. The Subsea Rock installation works were executed in relation to the development of the Aasta Hansteen gas field and Polarled pipeline in the Norwegian Sea. Van Oord […]

  • 2 June 2020

    Two 30-metre rock groynes will be constructed at Holloways Beach, Cairns, in the following months to provide long-term protection of the foreshore, reports Cairns Regional Council. Works are expected to get underway July/August 2020. This will involve transporting rock to each location in Holloways Beach from the Redlynch Quarry. Sand erosion has been an ongoing […]

  • 10 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Cowes Harbour Commission’s contractors Boskalis Westminster recently began the final stages of works on the Cowes Breakwater project. According to the CHC, this involves a final reshaping of the breakwater’s gravel core, bringing sections into profile before applying layers of small rock that act as a filter to prevent the gravel migrating out of the core structure. […]

  • 6 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, has just released the latest photo from their Rock Creek levee construction project. “Seattle District’s Slava Govorushkin is the construction lead. Zeke Tyler is a QA from Kansas City District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers who is on a 30 day detail helping us with levee construction,” USACE said […]

  • 9 July 2012

    The entrance to Rock Hall Harbor is now straighter and deeper allowing boaters easier and safer access to the area’s many restaurants, marinas and marine related services. “The measures taken will certainly provide for safe passage in and out of our harbor, as navigating the entrance was becoming very treacherous at times,” said Rock Hall […]

  • 9 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has started work on its latest phase of major works to maintain the sea defenses between Sea Palling and Winterton. Timber and steel groynes which have reached the end of their working life are being replaced by rock groynes built from 10-15 tonne rocks, similar to those built over the last 15 […]

  • 30 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District, will be hosting a regional industry days forum December 6-7 at the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub. “During Industry Days we will meet with potential contractors and introduce them to our contracting process that will allow us to conduct market research,” the Corps said in the release. There […]

  • 3 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Shell Rock River Watershed District (SRRWD) held a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of the new Confined Disposal Facility (CDF) on March 31, 2017.  A CDF is a dewatering site in the dredging process. When dredging takes place, there will be a mixture of water and sediment pumped to the disposal facility and the […]

  • 11 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Tuvalu has launched a new coastal protection project to bolster resilience to climate change, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) said in its latest release.  UNDP-supported, Green Climate Fund (GCF) financed project will benefit one in three people in one of the world’s most vulnerable Small Island Developing States, the announcement stated. […]

  • 9 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The construction of a new reef in the Piankatank River is set to start this week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, has just announced. USACE’s crews will be working about a half-mile from shore, Monday through Thursday for 10 hours a day initially, using barges and cranes to place granite rock within the […]

  • 3 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Hong Kong Marine Department (MARDEP) said in their latest announcement that a significant amount of rock excavation and dredging works will take place in the Kwai Tsing Container Basin during the following weeks. The works, set to last approximately 3 months, will be carried out by one drilling barge and one backhoe barge, one grab […]

  • 30 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ rock removal efforts on the Mississippi River will extend this week to Grand Tower, Ill., approximately 31 miles north of Thebes, Ill. Rock removal in Grand Tower will be performed by Newt Marine, Inc. of Dubuque, Iowa, one of two firms contracted by the Corps’ St. Louis District to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Chatham Rock Phosphate, a mineral exploration company focused on the development and exploration of a marine phosphorite deposit offshore New Zealand, has raised approximately $820,000 in new capital. The allotment consists of new ordinary shares at $0.12 per share with one new listed CRPOB option allotted with each new share. This completes the company’s funding […]

  • 30 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    A draft supplemental environmental assessment for the renovation of a previously constructed backwater habitat at Hole-in-the-Rock is currently available for public review. The draft supplemental EA evaluates the environmental impacts of restoring the shallow water habitat quality and function of the previously constructed Hole-in-the-Rock backwater near river mile 706.0, approximately five miles north of Macy […]

  • 18 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District, will hold three workshops July 31 through August 2 in Branson, Shell Knob and Reeds Spring, Mo. to discuss and seek input on the draft Table Rock Lake Shoreline Management Plan.  The drop-in workshops will be held from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. Monday, July 31 at […]

  • 31 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ongoing erosion of the Quinns Rocks coastline over a number of years has been alleviated thanks to long-term coastal management works conducted by the City of Wanneroo, WA. Winter storm conditions have caused substantial wear and tear to the foreshore for a number of years, with sand movements causing the beach to slowly recede over […]

  • 11 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has refused an application by Chatham Rock Phosphate Limited (CRP) for a marine consent to mine phosphorite nodules on the Chatham Rise. The decision was made by a Decision-making Committee (DMC) appointed by the EPA Board and was released this morning. This is a seriously negative signal for New Zealand […]

  • 23 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District, completed construction on the Chain of Rocks East Canal Levee last week, making it the first part of the Metro East levees restored to its full level of protection. The federally-owned and operated Chain of Rocks levee is a nine-mile segment of the East St. Louis levee […]

  • 30 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    ABCO Marine Ltd has been contracted by Galliford Try for the construction of Fort Cumberland SST Sea Defenses. The project is to replace damaged sea defenses next to the historical Fort Cumberland site in Eastney, Portsmouth. ABCO sourced and procured the rock for the project, with vessels chartered to transport the rock armor from Norway for […]