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  • 21 June 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    ACP personnel is responsible for all dredging work to be conducted for the deepening and widening of Gatun Lake, as well as the deepening of Culebra Cut, from which 27 million cubic meters of material will be removed. To complete this project, the ACP is using the drill boats Thor and Baru and dredges Mindi […]

  • 27 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The mainland of Denmark is a low-lying peninsula that juts out 300 km into the North Sea from northern Germany, and the North Sea coast is a landscape of estuaries, inlets, low cliffs, dunes and long sandy beaches. According to Per Sørensen, Head of Coastal Research at the Danish Coastal Authority, “People here have always […]

  • 10 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Residents will get another opportunity to see beaches from Holland-on-Sea to Clacton spectacularly recharged with sand. The Sospan Dau vessel was back on site yesterday (Monday March 9) as phase two of the £36 million coastal protection scheme gathers momentum. The sand is literally being blown ashore in a massive rainbow effect to carry out the […]

  • 9 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency has just released the latest update on the Shoreham Adur tidal walls scheme. The Shoreham Adur project is being carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency, Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership, Adur District Council and West Sussex County Council. The scheme is separated into 10 reaches, or […]

  • 30 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Greater Taree City Councillors and the community recently had the opportunity to hear from coastal engineering experts on the prediction for coastal hazard risk for Old Bar, the impact of that risk on the community and property owners, and the means by which it can be mitigated. Mr Gary Blumberg and Mr Pat Lawless of […]

  • 9 March 2012

    Public Works and Highways Secretary Rogelio L. Singson ordered DPWH Region 5 to complete the repair and rehabilitation of Busay-Bongalon River Control Project in Daraga, Albay soonest. The DPWH Chief issued the instruction following the reported occurrence of flooding along Culliat Section of Daang Maharlika caused by the direct flowing of water from Busay-Bongalon river […]

  • 10 December 2011

    Dredging equipment is quite varied. From large to small, from simple to quite complex. The question often arises, what is the difference? Why choose one type of dredger over another? Is availability the only criterion? Or are there more reasons to choose a specific dredger? How does one balance cost efficiency and environmental concerns? This […]

  • 2 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, in partnership with the New Hampshire Pease Development Authority, Division of Ports and Harbors (New Hampshire Port Authority), has prepared a Draft Feasibility Report and Draft Environmental Assessment (FR/EA) to examine improvements to the turning basin located at the head of the Federal navigation channel in […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Chatham Rock Phosphate today welcomed a clarification issued by the Environmental Protection Authority regarding its staff report issued yesterday. The EPA in its announcement said the process for considering the application was still at an early stage. “Further information on the application and its effects is to come from both the applicant, and in the […]

  • 7 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Following increasing demand for mid-sized excavators in Europe, Kobelco Construction Machinery Europe B.V. (KCME) has announced the launch of the all-new SK75SR-7 and SK85MSR-7. Several years of research and development, including valuable feedback from the European market on the previous SK75SR-3 and SK85MSR-3 excavators, has led to a number of significant improvements in the new […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The President’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2014 includes more than $79 million in federal funds for studies, construction, and the operation and maintenance of civil works projects in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District. “Our missions, like flood risk management, environmental restoration and navigation, allow us to focus our efforts on developing […]

  • 15 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) has just published a new ‘Facts About’ publication on underwater surveys. ‘Facts About’ is a series of concise, easy-to-read leaflets which give an effective overview of essential facts about specific dredging and maritime construction subjects. Each leaflet provides a kind of ‘management summary’ for stakeholders who need a […]

  • 21 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Mackley has completed works the Coldharbour Flood Wall Remediation and Foreshore Protection project on the River Thames, the Isle of Dogs. The 11-week project is one of several being carried out by the Thames Estuary Asset Management 2100 program (TEAM2100). The TEAM2100 program involves looking after all the flood defense assets along the tidal Thames, […]

  • 28 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Ackermans & van Haaren today announced its 2013 half-year results. The half-year profit of Ackermans & van Haaren increased to 94.8 million euros (1H12: 67.8 million euros) due to higher profits recorded by Delen Investments, DEME and Bank J.Van Breda & C°, and the capital gain that was realized on the sale of the participation […]

  • 21 February 2012

    The President’s fiscal year 2013 budget provides $4.7 billion for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers civil works program with almost $92 million for Great Lakes navigation projects in the Buffalo, Chicago, and Detroit Districts. The funding includes $84.7 million for the operation and maintenance program and $7 million for the construction general program. The […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    A foreland with vegetation reduces the force of waves hitting the dike, and therefore the load on the dike. As a result, the dike itself does not need to be strengthened. That saves costs, because a sandy foreland or forebank is cheaper to build and maintain than the traditional approach to strengthening dikes with rock. […]

  • 29 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    A draft supplemental environmental assessment for repairs to the Ponca State Park backwater site in Dixon County, Neb. is currently available for public review. The EA evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing damages that occurred to the chute during the 2011 Missouri River flood. These repairs are needed to restore the intended habitat function of […]

  • 1 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The City of Gold Coast is spending $20,000 a day on beach maintenance in response to recent weather events. Announcing the figure today, Mayor Tom Tate said the daily costs meant the city had spent an estimated $500,000 on beach maintenance since the Australia Day weekend. “While safety has been our first priority, maintenance crews […]

  • 18 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition and remediation services, announced the award of the $57 million East Hidd Housing Project in Bahrain. Great Lakes will reclaim 618 acres of the Arabian Gulf on which the government […]

  • 4 April 2011

    The CEDA Dredging Days Papers Committee selected the following abstracts for the conference. The listing below also indicated the tentative setup of the technical sessions. The final programme will be designed after the completion of the peer review of the full manuscripts and the definitee acceptance of the papers. SESSION 1: Building with nature: from […]

  • 29 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Boskalis Westminster has just completed the installation of rock armor layers to the new detached Cowes Breakwater. The final handover of the breakwater to CHC will to take place next month. As agreed by Cowes Harbor Commissioners following the July 2015 project review, CHC has prioritized the completion and verification of a new tidal model with consultant hydrodynamic engineers […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has welcomed the statement by German’s leading bank, Deutsche Bank that it will not invest in the port expansion at Abbot Point on the Great Barrier Reef. Last night in Germany, environmental advocates attended the Deutsche Bank Annual General Meeting to call on the bank not to invest in […]

  • 16 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Earlcoate Construction have completed the beach recycling project at Mudeford for Christchurch and East Dorset Council. The contract was carried out in an environmentally-sensitive area and planned accordingly. The main requirement of this coast protection scheme was to dredge and pump ashore approximately 25,000 cubic meters of sand/shingle, transport and spread along several beaches on […]

  • 24 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing to construct a revetment at the base of the East Shore Arm breakwater at the Point Judith Harbor of Refuge Federal Navigation Project in Narragansett, Rhode Island, and make breakwater repairs. Funding for the federal portion of this proposed project will be provided by […]

  • 30 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Chatham Rock Phosphate today submitted a draft Environmental Impact Assessment to the Environmental Protection Authority. The EPA is a national-level independent environmental regulation, which has the ability to grant or decline marine consent applications. “This is a major milestone and the culmination of three years’ work,” Chief Executive Chris Castle said. The draft is being […]

  • 20 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    An innovative method to transfer iron ore from shore to ship, removing the need for dredging, has allowed a multi-user iron ore port in the Pilbara to be recommended for approval by the Environmental Protection Authority. The proposal by foundation proponent Iron Ore Holdings to develop and operate the first stage of the iron ore […]