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  • 20 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    WASA Dredging has announced that the construction of two 1010m³ self-propelled split barges named ‘Boann’ and ‘Sinann’ is moving ahead according to schedule. The vessels are designed in-house WASA and are standard WASA SHB 1010 split-barges. The complete construction of these barges is taking place at the Scheepswerf Pattje yard in Waterhuizen near Groningen. “Currently we […]

  • 2 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Pearl Atoll Pvt. Ltd. Maldives company has engaged Gulf Cobla Tennssor Maldives (GCTM) to complete the reclamation of Feydhoo Finolhu for their resort development in Kaafu Atoll. The project was stalled and delayed for a long time since Breeman Maldives, who was initially awarded the project during 2017, failed to complete the dredging and reclamation […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, has completed the initial breach repair along the right bank of the Platte River, just upstream of the confluence of the Platte River with the Missouri River, on Tuesday. This approximately 300-foot long breach formed during the March 2019 flooding and allowed water to flow out of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    A scheme which has significantly reduced flood risk to thousands of properties on the West Sussex coast has been recognized with a prestigious environmental award, Mackley reports.  The Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls Scheme, officially opened in March 2019, was presented with a Green Apple Environment Award on 25 November. The Shoreham scheme was carried out by […]

  • 12 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis has won two contracts aimed at strengthening and protecting a stretch of seafront coastline from erosion in Romania and the United Kingdom. The contracts carry a combined value of approximately EUR 85 million. The Dutch giant has acquired a contract in Romania from the Romanian Water Administration to preserve the coastline of Mamaia, Constanta. […]

  • 12 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Controlled flow excavation (CFE) services expert James Fisher Subsea Excavation (JFSE) – part of James Fisher and Son plc – has developed a low draft, lightweight excavator. The SP2000 ULD will primarily be used for shallow water excavation and shore pull works including trench maintenance during pull-in operations, post-trenching and backfilling. The tool, which is […]

  • 20 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    President Donald Trump recently appointed Maj. Gen. Richard G. Kaiser as the president of the Mississippi River Commission (MRC) and Col. Paul E. Owen as a member of the commission. Commission appointments are nominated by the President of the U.S. and vetted by the U.S. Senate. Kaiser is the commander and division engineer of the […]

  • 2 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Waitara is more secure following the Taranaki Regional Council’s $3.4 million investment to increase the town’s flood protection. The three-year upgrade, finished on time and within budget, is designed to withstand the high and fast-moving flows of a one-in-100-year Waitara River flood, up from the old safeguard that only provided a one-in-30-year protection, according to […]

  • 17 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    An Environment Agency field team has recently finished re-aligning the Newbridge Cut away from the River Windrush. In addition to this the team is reinforcing the bank of the River Windrush near Standlake in Oxfordshire. The work forms part of a program of maintenance works in the Thames Valley to ensure that rivers and assets remain […]

  • 20 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    New coastal defenses are being built along the north of Portsea Island. They are designed to reduce the risk of coastal flooding and erosion to the area over the next 100 years. The initial phase of the work, from Ports Creek Railway Bridge to the Eastern Road Bridge, have been successfully completed and the new […]

  • 25 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Efforts to mend the Orchard Homes Levee are scheduled to begin March 30 when U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ officials begin repairs to a 200-foot-long damaged segment located on the Clark Fork River in Missoula, Mont. The $148,000 project will address scouring, erosion, sloughing and a loss of levee armor as a result of high […]