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  • 7 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Vital flood defense work will take place in West Bay this month. West Beach will undergo beach renourishment after storms battered the south coast earlier this year. The strong tides reshaped and stripped the beach, leaving the sea wall prone to wave overtopping. Cllr Robert Gould, Leader of West Dorset District Council, said: “These flood […]

  • 8 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A draft environmental assessment for the modification of 73 existing dike structures along the Missouri River is currently available for public review. The draft EA evaluates the environmental impacts of modifying the structures to create the physical conditions necessary to maximize the amount of shallow water habitat at each of the notched dikes. The proposed […]

  • 27 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Neumann Contractors have recently completed dredging works in Queensland’s Burnett River near Kirby’s Wall. The job involved deepening the navigational channel and placement of the material behind “Kirby’s Wall”. Neumann performed the work using their 450mm cutter suction dredger Nu Endeavour coupled to a spreader barge for placement. The work was required following recent severe […]

  • 19 November 2012

    U.S. Senators Roy Blunt and Tom Harkin joined their Senate colleagues in sending a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers calling on them to take immediate action to prevent the scheduled reduction in water releases from the Missouri River. The lawmakers also asked the Corps to remove impediments to navigation by demolishing rock […]

  • 7 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    In an effort to slow down the rate of coastal erosion, sand nourishment works along Whitehill Road in Drummond Cove started yesterday. The works, expected to take five days to complete, will see approximately 5,000 m³ of sand placed along the shoreline. City of Greater Geraldton Mayor, Shane Van Styn, said that although Council recognizes […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Wasa Dredging Ltd. from Vaasa in Finland has successfully started dredging with its new dredger “Optimus” in the Port of Pietarsaari. Wasa Dredging has been working in most demanding marine construction work for more than 25 years and this know-how has been utilized in designing and building backhoe dredgers for their own dredging purpose. The […]

  • 15 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) and Royal IHC (IHC) successfully launched cutter suction dredger (CSD) MOHAB MAMEESH today, Friday, 15 May. The launching ceremony took place at IHC’s shipyard in Krimpen a/d IJssel, The Netherlands. The 29,190kW heavy-duty rock CSD has been specifically designed in close cooperation with SCA, and will be used to maintain […]

  • 9 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 200-year-old Crinan Canal has been honored with plaque unveilings by the Glasgow Branch of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE).  Originally designed by civil engineer John Rennie and completed in 1801, the canal created a vital link for the area between Glasgow and the River Clyde and the villages and islands of the West Highlands. The […]

  • 13 January 2011
    Equipment, Technology

    Draka Offshore announced today that Keppel Singmarine has selected Draka as a cable supplier for its production of Hull 362 for Royal Boskalis Westminster. “It is always gratifying to receive orders from a renowned shipbuilding yard like Keppel Singmarine,” stated Patrick Ang, vice president of the marine segment for Draka Offshore. “We strive to provide […]

  • 29 February 2012

    Efforts to enhance Saunders Beach continue as the Government signs contracts for beach replenishment for this popular Bahamian and tourist recreational area. During the signing ceremony Monday, Public Works and Transport Minister the Hon. Neko C. Grant said, “This project consists of the completion of physical enhancements to Saunders Beach comprising some 2,300 feet of […]

  • 23 July 2010

    In an open letter to Thad W. Allen, the retired Coast Guard admiral overseeing the Gulf of Mexico oil spill response, almost two dozen coastal scientists from Louisiana and around the country have urged the federal government to halt the construction of sand berms in the gulf, calling the project ineffective in the fight against […]

  • 8 January 2013

    As the Mississippi River’s water level threatens to reach a historic low, U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) joined U.S. Representative Bill Enyart (D-IL-12) and leaders from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Coast Guard to view firsthand the work underway to remove rock pinnacles which threaten navigation on the river. Major General John Peabody, […]

  • 7 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, closed three breaches along Missouri River Levee System L-550, located near Missouri River Miles 524 and 525 southeast of Rock Port, Missouri, over the weekend. These are the third, fourth, and fifth breaches that have been closed under the current contract with Weston Solutions, Inc. of West […]

  • 18 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (August 12 – 18, 2019).   PAO Shipbuilding: Keel Laying Ceremony for New Dredger A keel laying ceremony for a non-self-propelled cutter suction dredger (CSD) – Project 4395 – took place yesterday at PAO Shipbuilding-Ship Repair Corporation (Gorodets, Nizhny Novgorod […]

  • 29 July 2019
    Business & Finance

     MAXAM, a global technology company specializing in energetic materials and blasting solutions, has successfully concluded underwater blasting for the Singapore Port extension, a project awarded to DIAP-Daelim JV (DDJV), with the support of Asia Tunneling & Construction Pte Ltd. The operation consists of reclaiming 294 hectares from the sea for the construction of an […]

  • 25 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Hall Contracting, an Australian dredging and civil construction company, has acquired a new backhoe dredger. The giant – a Backacter (BA) 900 christened Woomera – is now the largest Australian-owned backhoe dredger, and is capable of excavating hard rock and clay in confined locations. Commenting the latest news, Hall Contracting CEO, Cameron Hall, said that […]

  • 21 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Redland City Council has endorsed the Amity Point Shoreline Erosion Management Plan (SEMP), outlining its strategy to manage and respond to current and future erosion issues. The City Mayor and Chair of Redland City Coastal Adaptation Strategy Steering Committee Karen Williams said: “Amity is a declared erosion prone area under the Coastal Protection and Management […]

  • 3 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (February 25 – March 3, 2019).   PHOTO: IHC Beaver for the Middle East Royal IHC said in its latest announcement that their first IHC Beaver ever built in the Middle East was officially launched last week.   Wasa Dredging […]

  • 17 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The city of Bristol is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with stabilizing two river banks in Bristol, Conn., damaged by a storm in 2011. The proposed work includes the discharge of fill material to stabilize two […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A Cashmere developer and a contractor he hired have entered into a settlement agreement with the Washington Department of Ecology resolving their appeal of a restoration order and civil penalties associated with unpermitted excavation work in Mission Creek. In November 2013, developer George N. Valison of Quail Lane Development LLC and construction contractor David G. […]

  • 22 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Transformation of the Beresford Foreshore will soon continue with enhancement works on the popular stretch of coastline scheduled to begin in early February. The next phase of this Coastal Protection and Enhancement Project will provide landscaping along the 1.8km long Foreshore, public facilities and the replacement of amenities lost to coastal erosion, reported the City of […]

  • 16 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Residents in Clacton and Holland are being urged to attend an exhibition on a new £5 million scheme to stabilize cliffs along their coastline, Tendring District Council informs. The event will take place today at the Kings Cliff Hotel in Holland and officers will be on hand to answer questions as well as explain what is […]

  • 19 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The dredge has arrived in Hawks Nest/Tea Gardens to commence the opening of the eastern channel of the lower Myall River. It will take a few days for the component parts of the dredge to be assembled and lowered into the water, reported the Great Lakes Council. “Excavation work commenced in mid-June on this long-awaited project with the […]

  • 10 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Broomhill Sands coastal defense scheme has been completed and the opening ceremony will take place on Friday, May 13. The £30 million coastal program, which will provide protection to more than 1,300 homes and 100 businesses, spans from The Suttons in Camber to Lydd Ranges. It will increase the standard of protection from coastal flooding to […]

  • 17 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Kiewit and Pittman joint venture has won a $65.8 million worth Empire Flood Gate project that will help cut the risk of future flooding, protecting homes and businesses in the Plaquemines Parish. Works on the project are expected to take approximately three years with completion scheduled for summer 2017. The construction on the project should begin […]

  • 29 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The kickoff ceremony for the phase one of Singapore’s mega-port terminal in Tuas was held today, April 29th 2016, with Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan starting the construction by launching the first caisson at the site. The Tuas Terminal Phase 1 project is large in scope and includes construction of the new port terminal with 20 […]