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  • 25 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Chatham Rock Phosphate today launched its application to the Environmental Protection Authority for a marine consent to extract rock phosphate nodules from the seabed on the Chatham Rise, 450 km from New Zealand. CRP, a New Zealand NZAX listed company, has spent four years and nearly $30 million to research its proposals to mine 1.5 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has refused an application by Chatham Rock Phosphate Limited (CRP) for a marine consent to mine phosphorite nodules on the Chatham Rise. The decision was made by a Decision-making Committee (DMC) appointed by the EPA Board and was released this morning. This is a seriously negative signal for New Zealand […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, will host a public meeting May 21 to discuss ongoing repairs at the Marseilles Dam and flood risk mitigation for the Marseilles community. The meeting, which will begin at 6 p.m., is open to everyone and will take place at the Marseilles American Legion, 571 Rutland […]

  • 11 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    The £6.4m Welsh Assembly Government-funded scheme is set to see the construction of a new rock breakwater above low tide level, rock groynes, and rock revetment to protect properties in the town. [mappress] Source: Cumbrian News, February 10, 2010;

  • 16 January 2014

    The US Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, has announced a plan to invite bidders for the Mississippi River rock placement project. To complete this task, the contractor should be capable to provide marine rock placement on the Mississippi River backwater area to create environmental habitat. Under this contract, the rock closure structure will […]

  • 17 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The first phase of the most critical rock removal work on the Mississippi River near Thebes, III., has been completed ahead of schedule, providing mariners with additional depth in the navigation channel. “The Corps is especially pleased with the efficient and effective performance of the rock removal effort, which deepened the navigation channel by two […]

  • 30 May 2013

    As part of ongoing repairs at the Marseilles Lock and Dam project, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, is placing HESCO barriers on the earthen dike located on the right descending bank of the Illinois River in Marseilles, Ill. The earthen dike is part of the lock and dam project designed and […]

  • 14 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The City of Fremantle, WA, has successfully completed the construction of a temporary rock wall to protect coastal assets at Port Beach from erosion. In December last year Fremantle Council approved the construction of a temporary rock wall as the preferred interim measure to protect facilities including the change rooms, surf club annex and the […]

  • 22 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    High priority works to improve stream health and repair erosion damage were completed recently on several streams in the Rotorua area, reported the Bay of Plenty Regional Council. The Council has been stabilizing stream banks with rock armoring after a severe weather event caused significant erosion along its banks last April. According to the Bay […]

  • 30 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Coast Guard will be enforcing a safety zone within the waters of the Delaware River, from Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania north to Eddystone, Pennsylvania – beginning December 01, 2016 until March 15, 2017 – due to the upcoming dredging works. According to the USCG notice, the safety zone will cover all navigable waters in the Delaware […]

  • 23 July 2013

    Anvil Attachments recently shipped a large order of dredging buckets and rock grapples to one of its longtime customers in Saudi Arabia. This customer has used Anvil’s dredging buckets and rock grabs on some of the world’s largest and highest profile dredging projects, such as the Palm Island project in Dubai. This project involved moving […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Coast Guard and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are scheduled to oversee rock removal operations on the Mississippi River near Thebes. The rock removal operations will ensure the river channel will be safe to navigate should the water levels on the river drop further. During the rock removal operations, a safety zone will be […]

  • 18 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    A decision on approving emergency repairs to coastal defenses and piers is currently being considered by Sunderland City Council’s cabinet. The council’s meeting, set for Wednesday 25 April, will hear how repairs are needed at the Old North Pier, New South Pier and Stonehill Wall following recent extreme storms. The repairs are being estimated at […]

  • 30 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work to repair the damaged sea defenses at Southsea seafront started this morning, according to the Portsmouth City Council. Staff from Portsmouth City Council and the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership have been working hard over the extended bank holiday weekend to secure machinery and materials to stabilize the hole in the sea defenses. The hole appeared […]

  • 17 May 2011

    Beach users are fighting plans to build a groyne at Half Moon Bay. The Department of Sustainability and Environment is considering installin… (bayside-leader) [mappress] Source: bayside-leader, May 17, 2011;

  • 13 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In its latest edition of Terra et Aqua, the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has released an article named ‘Modelling the effect of water depth on rock cutting processes with the use of discrete element method’. Whether it is for the construction of ports on new locations, the widening of canals through mountainous terrain or […]

  • 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 […]

  • 25 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Chatham Rock Phosphate today announced it would be formally seeking the withdrawal of the Environmental Protection Authority’s staff report issued last week because of extremely worrying evidence which suggests the potential for bias. CRP last week criticised both the content and timing of the EPA staff report on CRP’s Marine Consent application. Now a new […]

  • 15 May 2012

    The Port of Rijeka Authority invites interested bidders to deliver sealed bids for the works Rijeka Breakwater Armor Rock Recovery. Scope of works on recovery of Rijeka Breakwater Armor Rock: – Procurement, loading on barge and embedding armor rock each weighted 3 to 5 tons; – Recovery of holes within quay wall; – Recovery of […]

  • 16 May 2012

    Buzzard Rock Resort and Marina raised the “Clean Marina” flag a few days ago in a ceremony signifying its commitment to preserve and protect the environment at Lake Barkley. The flag ceremony officially confirmed that the marina recently completed all requirements set forth in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Clean Marina Program. Lt. Col. […]

  • 14 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Across the Great Lakes several efforts have been undertaken to restore historic rocks reefs providing improved spawning grounds for a variety of fish species. Projects in the St. Clair-Detroit River System, Grand Traverse Bay and Thunder Bay have restored reef spawning habitat for lake trout, walleye, whitefish and lake sturgeon. Michigan Sea Grant and Michigan […]

  • 26 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The $193 million Port of Townsville Channel Upgrade Project  has undergone  a project milestone, with the delivery of more than half of the total rock required to build a protective sea wall. Over 375,000 tonnes of rock has now been supplied to the Port of Townsville to build the 2.2-kilometre sea wall that will eventually […]

  • 7 February 2012

    Based on the extensive seabed surveys carried out in 2010, 42 turbine positions at Anholt offshore wind farm site have been identified as being at risk of extreme scour formation around the turbine foundation and it has therefore been decided to place a pile of rocks at the positions before the monopole is driven into […]