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  • 21 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Annastacia Palaszczuk, Premier of Queensland, has announced $13.42 million to fix disaster damage around Mackay. The money will be spent at Lambert’s Beach, St Helens Beach, Midge Point Beach and for the Mackay Bluewater Trail and Queens Park. According to the announcement, $4.562 million is being provided to determine best long-term solutions to help prevent […]

  • 11 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Army Corps of Engineers teams are supporting local communities with assistance and are assessing flood protection measures in the Skagit and Nooksack River basins and on the Olympic Peninsula. The Corps’ Seattle District emergency operations center and reservoir control center remain in 24-hour-a-day operation to manage high inflows in the north cascades and Olympics. Tuesday […]

  • 20 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the non-profit Delaware Center for the Inland Bays co-hosted an Engineering with Nature (EWN) workshop from April 10-12 in Delaware. A multi-disciplinary team from the USACE Philadelphia District; USACE Engineer Research & Development Center (ERDC); other federal agencies; state government; non-profit; and academia met to discuss ‘Engineering with […]

  • 19 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Shell Rock River Watershed District crossed another key hurdle with the execution of the Phase I Engineering Agreement for the Fountain Lake Restoration Project. On March 14, 2013, the District confirmed Barr Engineering as the lead engineers in completing a restoration road map for Fountain Lake. According the Board Chair Clayton Petersen, “This agreement […]

  • 18 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Royal IHC recently launched two Delta Multi Craft (DMC) 1900 workboats for Huta Marine Works from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The launch of the Huta 518 and Huta 519 took place at the ship lift in Sliedrecht, the Netherlands. Like all Delta Multi Craft workboats, the DMC 1900 is a compact, multi-purpose and heavy-duty […]

  • 30 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Cashman Dredging announced last Friday that the company has begun the 24/7 operations regarding the dredging of Boston Harbor. As the company reported, Cashman will be removing approximately 11.7 million cubic yards of silt, blue clay, till and weathered rock over the next several years to deepen and widen the Harbor. “In order to perform quickly […]

  • 10 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    A McGowan Government commitment to upgrade Broome Port, improving cruise ship access and boosting local tourism, will be ready for the 2019 cruise season in October. Work to dredge the port channel will allow round-the-clock access for cruise ships, which currently need to dock at irregular hours due to the port’s navigational hazards. “Providing unrestricted […]

  • 1 June 2020
    Environment

    A survey conducted last Friday (May 29) by J.F. Brennan Company of La Crosse, Wisc., showed the great progress being made by this dredging contractor in the restoration of Fountain Lake. During the duration of the project, over 691,000 cubic yards have been dredged from Edgewater Bay of Fountain Lake, reported J.F. Brennan. Fountain Lake […]

  • 14 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Giyani Metals Corp. yesterday announced the commencement of the feasibility study for its K.Hill manganese deposit in Botswana with positive initial feedback from SRK, Tetra Tech and Royal IHC after their three-day site visit to K.Hill in late December 2019. Following the successful FS bid from SRK Consulting and joint bid from Tetra Tech and […]

  • 6 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Omaha District awarded a $1.68 million construction contract to Midwest Construction Company, Inc., on January 3 for the repair of approximately 300 feet of the right bank of the Platte River, approximately 1.25 river miles from the confluence of the Platte and the Missouri River. At this location, the […]

  • 6 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Dredge Goetz crew continues to do what they do best – maintain the Mississippi River for navigation, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ St. Paul District said in their latest announcement.  The crew was recently in Pool 16, near Buffalo, Iowa, working to maintain the 9-foot navigation channel. The Dredge Goetz maintains 850 miles […]

  • 27 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Cairns Regional Council has endorsed a contribution to the Queensland Government’s Department of Transport and Main Roads for a new public boat ramp at Yorkeys Knob, a coastal suburb of Cairns, Far North Queensland. The State Government is building the $11 million facility at Yorkeys Knob, which will include a six-lane boat ramp with […]

  • 13 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Stornoway Port Authority is conducting a new round of tests aimed to provide a more detailed guide for the Stornoway Deep Water Port project. New tests started at Stornoway harbor last week, June 6, according to the authority. Stornoway Port Authority has agreed the further investment to provide additional information, manage risk and ultimately make […]

  • 12 June 2012

    Brian Hayes TD, Minister of State with special responsibility for the Office of Public Works (OPW), was in Bandon, Co. Cork yesterday to launch the public exhibition stage of the Bandon Flood Relief Scheme. Speaking in Bandon Town Hall this afternoon, Minister Hayes said: “Bandon has a long history of flooding and I am pleased […]

  • 28 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection’s (DEP) artificial reef program has secured a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers permit to proceed with construction of two new artificial reefs off Ocean County’s Manasquan Inlet, Commissioner Bob Martin announced yesterday. “We are very excited to move forward with this expansion of the state’s network of artificial reefs, […]

  • 4 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

                    Rotterdam Kicks Off Yukonhaven Dredging The Port of Rotterdam Authority has started dredging the Yukonhaven on Maasvlakte 2. The dredging work will prepare the port for Gate terminal’s new LNG breakbulk infrastructure.   Van Oord’s Dredger Arrives in Damietta Van Oord’s trailing suction hopper dredger VOLVOX ASIA, which […]

  • 1 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Neumann Equipment, a subsidiary of Neumann Contractors, has recently acquired the intellectual property of Rockcrush IP including the rights to manufacture and sell all of the former Rockcrush Dredge, Winch and Cable Handling range of equipment. The Rockcrush Dredger range has been specifically developed to meet the requirements of the mining industry. These dredgers operate under very […]

  • 15 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The Great Lakes Council has hired Neumann Contractors to undertake the much needed dredging works in the Corrie Channel. The Corrie Channel is situated at the confluence between the Lower Myall River and Port Stephens Estuary on the north-western side of Corrie Island. The required dredge site itself is located approximately 2km from the town of […]

  • 9 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The new coastal defenses at Milton Common and Anchorage Park have been completed on time and under budget. Planning has now started on the Tipner Lake scheme, where work will begin in 2017. The 10-year project to give Portsmouth much needed flood defenses is managed by the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership in their capacity as […]

  • 1 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Constant flooding and erosion had been causing some serious problems for Merthyr Tydfil Council who manage an old reclaimed tip site, close to the village of Bedlinog in the Taff Bargoed Valley. Salix was brought in to do a full site analysis, design and implementation of a restoration scheme which would slow the flow of […]

  • 6 September 2010
    Business & Finance

    The next CEDA Dredging Days conferences will take place in Rotterdam the Netherlands, from 10-11 November 2011 under the theme “Dredging and Beyond”. Dredging is no longer a stand-alone exercise, but rather is becoming part of a broader, more integrated project realization process. The dredging industry is increasingly confronted by projects involving environmental protection, nature […]

  • 28 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is preparing to release bids for the Boston Harbor Federal Navigation Dredging Project. According to the Army Corps, they will be issuing an invitation for bids for improvement dredging of the Broad Sound North Entrance Channel, portions of the Main Ship Channel, President Roads Anchorage and portions of […]

  • 9 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Shoalhaven City Council Mayor, Joanna Gash has welcomed an announcement from Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull that the re-elected government will provide $790,000 to construct 21 new berths at Ulladulla Harbor. The new marine berths form part of Council’s proposal to develop the Ulladulla Harbor as a tourism and recreational destination while enhancing its role as […]

  • 17 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Unified Command announced Wednesday that limited navigation through the Marseilles Lock and Dam resumed following the elevation of the navigational pool by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The Marseilles pool was elevated to its navigable level late Wednesday afternoon. Commercial vessels began transiting around 4 p.m. Navigation notices have been coordinated and broadcasted […]

  • 23 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. recently won a contract by the Ministry of National Planning and Infrastructure, Republic of Maldives, in relation to the development of Gulhifalhu. The value of the contract is estimated at approximately EUR 45 million. According to Boskalis, the dredging activities are due to commence in the fourth quarter of 2019 and […]

  • 13 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Draft General Reevaluation Report (GRR) and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the San Francisco Bay to Stockton Navigation Improvement Project, prepared by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, is available for public review, said USACE in their latest announcement.  The study area is a 13.2 mile length of navigation channel spanning central San Francisco […]