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  • 23 October 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Upgrades to the popular Canal Rocks boat ramp and jetty are now one step closer with the tender awarded for construction, informs the Government of Western Australia. Advanteering Civil Engineers won the tender to upgrade the jetty and boat ramp. The work site is located along the pristine Leeuwin-Naturaliste coast, about four kilometres south of […]

  • 21 July 2020
    Business development

    Poralu Marine, an international company involved in design, manufacturing, and installation of pontoons and marina systems, has just announced its involvement in the design and construction of a new jetty at Two Rocks Marina, Western Australia. This project will be completed in collaboration with Poralu Marine distributor Shorewater Marine forthe Western Australia Department of Transport […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Port Macquarie-Hastings Council said in its latest announcement that work has begun at Rocks Ferry Reserve in Wauchope to address a highly eroded section of the riverbank near Princess Ave. One of the key objectives of this program is to address a highly eroded section of riverbank adjacent to the Rocks Ferry Reserve footpath near Princess […]

  • 20 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Two Rocks Marina will receive a $6 million revamp over the next two years to improve ageing infrastructure and prepare the facility for future needs, reports the WA Department of Transport. The Department of Transport, which took on the management of the facility in 2014 following the expiry of a lease with a private operator, will […]

  • 14 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The City of Wanneroo will seek an urgent meeting with Transport Minister Bill Marmion to request the state government’s early implementation of measures to address ongoing erosion at Two Rocks Beach. “Council will be seeking significant state government financial support for these works because the severe and ongoing coastal erosion in the area is a […]

  • 13 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Boat launching and retrieval waiting times during peak periods at Two Rocks Marina will be reduced with the recent completion of a new 18 meter landing pontoon at the facility. Department of Transport (DoT) Director Project Delivery Cameron Smith said that the new 18 meter pontoon, located 75 meters north of the recently expanded boat […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    An Israeli contractor has invested in three large Hitachi excavators to supply rocks for extending breakwaters, which will form part of the construction project for two new container terminals at the ports of Haifa and Ashdod. AD Edan Hadash Earthmoving Contractors Ltd. has purchased two ZX470LCH-5s and a ZX520LCH-5 to join its existing fleet of […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District will soon begin work on the Middle Mississippi River at Thebes, Ill., to remove rocks that pose a threat to navigation during low river stages. Contractors working for the Corps will remove approximately 2,800 cubic yards of rock as a permanent improvement to the navigation channel […]

  • 28 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    HM Government of Gibraltar notes that the Spanish authorities are now denying export permission for the supply of rock, sand and aggregate destined for projects in Gibraltar. The Government of Gibraltar has already identified sourced alternative sources of supplies and will shortly be finalising these alternative arrangements. As a result, there should be no delay […]

  • 20 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    As the York River encroaches on the Colonial Parkway, engineers have found that rocks are part of the answer to fixing critically damaged and eroded shoreline. That is why contractors, working for the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, are using heavy equipment to place large boulders along the edge of the York River […]

  • 16 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    SLUDGE-LIKE sediment containing lead, copper, chromium and mercury is washing up onto river-side rocks in East Fremantle, activists say. [mappress] Source: Perth Now, February 16, 2010

  • 15 January 2021
    Equipment

    Just before Christmas, Jan De Nul’s cutter suction dredger Willem van Rubroeck passed the first tests at sea. Today, this giant left the Remontowa shipyard in Poland. “Our new cutter suction dredger Willem van Rubroeck with a total installed power of 40,975 kW is ready for the next challenge,” said Jan De Nul in their latest […]

  • 7 January 2021
    Technology

    It’s good to see product innovation taking shape in real life. Last month, Royal IHC production team aligned and welded the adapters to the single-cast body of the new 70CT cutter head currently under construction at their facilities in Kinderdijk. An accurate alignment of the teeth is required to insure the teeth will perform at […]

  • 24 December 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Cutter suction dredger Willem van Rubroeck, the latest addition to the Jan De Nul Group fleet, has successfully completed sea trials off the coast of Poland. JDN’s newest and biggest CSD was launched in August 2017 at the shipyard Uljanik in Croatia. The handover of the Willem van Rubroeck was planned for autumn 2018, but […]

  • 17 December 2020
    Infrastructure

    BAM Nuttall, working on behalf of East Riding of Yorkshire Council, has completed the installation of sea defences in Withernsea, helping to protect the town from the threat presented by North Sea coastal erosion. Work on the £7million South Withernsea Coastal Defence Scheme, which began April 2019, has extended the existing defences southwards with 400 […]

  • 9 December 2020

    We are all increasingly sensitive to the need for economic development compatible with environmental protection in managing our behaviour in relation to ecosystems. Approximately 80% of world trade by volume and over 70% of world trade by value is transported by sea and managed from ports around the world. Countries are increasingly faced with the […]

  • 29 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency has awarded a $3 million contract for work to manage coastal erosion. The project will take place at State Highway 1, alongside Katiki Beach, North Otago. The contract has been awarded to Downer NZ. The beach is located north of Palmerston and Shag Point, south of Moeraki and Hampden. Additionally, […]

  • 22 October 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The Environment Agency has started work on a £1.1 million scheme that will improve the resilience of the sea defences at Seawick, Essex. According to the EA, the scheme will reduce the risk of erosion to the existing sea defences. The plan is to place rock armour around the sea wall at Hutley’s Gap and […]

  • 5 October 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    The Port of Vancouver, BC, Canada, has presented the latest update on the ongoing Centerm Expansion Project. According to the port officials, infilling of the lagoon in the eastern expansion area, as well as the placement of preload materials is now complete. Infilling of the northeast perimeter dyke is ongoing. Officials added that the infilling […]

  • 8 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Works by the City of Fremantle, WA, to restore Port Beach and reopen access paths in preparation for summer have been completed, the city said in their latest release. The works involved screening more than 3000 cubic metres of sand to remove any small rocks before spreading it at vulnerable locations that were severely eroded […]

  • 1 September 2020
    Equipment

    Royal IHC has just released this beautiful photo of their single-cast cutter body of a 70CT CurveTooth cutter head – currently under construction. The adapters for the teeth will be mounted in the pods which are cast integrally with the complete body. According to IHC, this makes the CurveTooth cutter teeth exceptionally strong and robust […]

  • 19 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Humboldt Jetty Repair Project is officially underway following a construction kick-off ceremony yesterday, Aug. 18, in Eureka, California. Congressman Jared Huffman and Lt. Col. John Cunningham, USACE San Francisco District commander, were among several speakers marking the milestone and discussing the important role the jetties play in the safe navigation into Humboldt Bay. The […]

  • 13 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    About 110,000 cubic metres of sand are being dredged from the Tweed River entrance to maintain a clear channel for safer boating in the region, the National Party of Australia reports. NSW Nationals Member for Tweed, Geoff Provest, said that the dredging of one of the most dynamic channels in Australia had happened annually since […]

  • 7 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    About 110,000 cubic metres of sand will be dredged from the Tweed River entrance to maintain a clear channel for safer boating starting next week, Transport for NSW reports. Member for Tweed Geoff Provest said that the dredging of one of the most dynamic channels in Australia has happened annually since 2001 as a joint […]