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  • 2 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ellicott Dredges, a Baltimore based manufacturer of dredging equipment, recently completed a custom designed and built Series 370 Dragon dredger for a salt mining company in Nova Scotia, Canada. “Ellicott Dredges was awarded the contract based on its reputation for designing and manufacturing heavy-duty, reliable dredges,” the company said in their announcement. This customized edition […]

  • 6 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Anthony D Bates Partnership (ADBP) LLP is currently in the process of assisting with the production of the revised British Standard for Dredging and Land Reclamation. The British Standards are the standards produced by the BSI Group and establish a standard of quality for a range of goods and services. These standards are used internationally. Anthony D Bates […]

  • 20 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    After intermittent closures at U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Locks and Dam 52, Brookport, Illinois, the main lock chamber is now back in service and open to navigation traffic, according to to the latest U.S. Army’s release. Locks and Dams 52 is a low lift wicket dam built in 1928 consisting of 487 timber and […]

  • 5 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Shell Rock River Watershed District has just released the latest update on their Fountain Lake Restoration in Albert Lea, MN. In fact, over 271,300 cubic yards have been removed from the Main Bay and Dane’s Bay during the current phase of the project. According to the official announcement, this survey was undertaken by the dredging […]

  • 30 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging works under the phase one of the luxury development project in Ayia Napa Marina, Cyprus, are now complete. According to some local media reports, the works included removal of over 400,000m3 of dredged material from the marina basin. The contractor also wrapped up 2km of wave absorbing block wall foundation trench and 1km of […]

  • 3 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    A woman who was found clinging to the north wall in the harbor near Berwick Pier, Berwick-Upon-Tweed, yesterday has been rescued by the crew of a dredger, Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) said in its latest release.  The crew of the dredger, Gypsey Race, noticed the woman clinging to the wall at 8.30 yesterday morning and made […]

  • 27 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, is hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Lake Odessa Habitat Rehabilitation and Enhancement Project on April 6 at 10:30 a.m.  The ceremony, which celebrates the completion of the habitat restoration project, will be held at the Fox Pond Overlook Area near the Port Louisa National […]

  • 11 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Poundfield Products of Ipswich in Suffolk has recently been awarded its largest ever contract with a £2 million order for decorative, reinforced concrete panels from County Durham based Hall Construction Services. Obtained by Poundfield’s bespoke products division, the order covers the manufacture of nearly 4000 individual pieces which are now being used to construct over […]

  • 3 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Located between Camber Sands and Jury’s Gap, the £30 million Broomhill Sands coastal defense scheme is part of the Folkestone to Cliff End Strategy. Once complete, it will reduce flood risk for 14,500 homes, numerous businesses, a nuclear power station, significant areas of designated habitat and 2 Ministry of Defense firing ranges. It will increase […]

  • 15 November 2010

    DEME (AvH 50%) signed several important contracts in the third quarter, a.o. the site for the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi Russia, capital and maintenance dredging works in the LNG port of Soyo in Angola, dredging works for an LNG terminal in Mexico, petrochemical and port development in Malaysia and the construction of offshore wind […]

  • 23 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Mackley is part way through an 11-week project to improve protection for an Environment Agency asset on the River Thames at Coldharbour on the Isle of Dogs. The Coldharbour Flood Wall Remediation and Foreshore Protection Works are being carried out under a 10-year Environment Agency framework called TEAM2100, which involves looking after the agency’s assets […]

  • 10 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Nautilus Minerals Inc. has assembled the Bulk Cutter (BC), which is the first of the Seafloor Production Tools (SPTs). Nautilus’ CEO, Mike Johnston, said: “This is a major milestone for the Company, having the first of the three SPTs assembled. This achievement brings the Company all the closer to making seafloor mining a reality.” Subsea […]

  • 17 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Today, the new heavy-duty cutter suction dredger (CSD) ‘Amazone’, was named at Marina Bay Cruise Centre in Singapore by Mrs. Monique Marcourt, spouse of Mr. Jean-Claude Marcourt, Vice-president and Minister for Economy, SME’s, Foreign Trade and new Technologies of the Walloon Government. This new sea-going dredger is self-propelled and features no less than 12,860 kW […]

  • 14 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Environment Agency has completed repairs to a 40 meter slip on a flood defense embankment in Doncaster. The embankment suffered from damage before and during last winter’s flood conditions. This area lies between the River Don and the South Yorkshire Navigation canal in the Wheatley Park area of Doncaster. The bank slip could have […]

  • 16 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Construction works are about to begin on Sub-frontage 1: Long Curtain Moat of the Southsea Coastal Scheme from 19 October 2020 until May 2022, informs the Queen’s Harbour Master Portsmouth. The contractor for the works is VolkerStevin Boskalis Westminster (VSBW). In summary, works will include the construction of a compound area, demolition of the existing […]

  • 27 July 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    Central Coast Council has started emergency works to stabilize the escarpment at Wamberal Beach which will include craning rock filled bags on to the beach. While strong winds and hazardous surf conditions have impacted the whole Coastline from Budgewoi right down to Pearl Beach, current areas of focus for emergency services are Wamberal, North Entrance, […]

  • 15 July 2020
    Business development

    Last week, the cutter suction dredger (CSD) Mohab Mameesh took further shape after the installation of its advanced equipment, such as the cutterladder and spud carrier, Royal IHC said in their latest announcement. With this, the project reaches another milestone towards the completion and delivery of this mighty vessel to their client Suez Canal Authority. […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senators Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand and Congress members Jerrold Nadler and Hakeem Jeffries announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has approved a Project Partnership Agreement to move forward with critical repairs and emergency beach restoration for the Coney Island shoreline. This is a longstanding U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ project to […]

  • 27 May 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has won two dredging contracts in Finland with a combined contract value of EUR 32 million. The contracts were awarded by the Finnish Transport Infrastructure Agency, the Port of Helsinki and the City of Helsinki. In the Port of Helsinki, Boskalis will deepen de Vuosaari fairway and harbor basin from […]

  • 15 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (September 9-15, 2019).   First Phase of Fountain Lake Dredging Almost Done The dredging contractor, J.F. Brennan Company, Inc., conducted a survey of the Fountain Lake last Friday, September 6, showing the dredging progress to date, reports Shell Rock River […]

  • 29 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ellicott Dredge Technologies (EDT) has announced the successful launch of a Mud Cat MFD at Griffin & Howe’s Echo Lake in the Catskills region of New York. John Wunderluch of Freshwater selected the Mud Cat MFD because of its ability to work as a hydraulic dredge with the MC-Cutter Pump and a mechanical dredge with […]

  • 27 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Minister for Tourism, Commercial Affairs, Public Transport and the Port Neil Costa MP has officially inaugurated the new Sandy Bay after a considerable public investment to recover one of the Rock’s best beaches. The Sandy Bay project brought three ministries together in an inter-ministerial committee, Tourism, Environment and Technical Services which examined beach replenishment and […]

  • 30 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (September 25 – October 1, 2017).   DEME Holds Naming Ceremony for TSHD Scheldt River The trailing suction hopper dredger Scheldt River was officially named two days ago at the DEME head office in Zwijndrecht, Belgium. The dredger was named […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last week marked the signing of a $1.8 billion Tuas Terminal Phase 1 agreement between the Maritime Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and the Dredging International Asia Pacific – Daelim Joint Venture (DDJV). The contract was signed on April 23rd 2015, during the inaugural Singapore Maritime Technology Conference. The Tuas Terminal Phase 1 project is […]

  • 2 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Pacific Northwest Waterways Association (PNWA), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, and the U.S. Coast Guard had a “First Stone” Event at J.E. McAmis’ Mouth of the Columbia River South Jetty Project yesterday. Senator Wyden, Congresswoman Herrera-Beutler, Congresswoman Bonamici, CAPT Smith – USCG Sector Columbia River Commander, and COL Mike Helton – USACE […]

  • 30 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC, a supplier of equipment, vessels and services for the offshore, dredging and wet mining markets, has just released another update from the reservoir dredging pilot scheme in India. According to their official announcement, “with the arrival of all IHC equipment and the work boat on site of our reservoir dredging pilot in India, […]