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  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 27 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Last week, the keel laying of the two custom-built 29,190kW heavy-duty rock cutter suction dredgers for the Egyptian Suez Canal Authority (SCA), took place at Royal IHC’s shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel. The vessels, named MOHAB MAMEESH and 26th OF JULY, will have an overall length of 147.4 meters and provide a maximum dredging […]

  • 9 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, and Wisconsin’s Village of Colfax signed a project partnership agreement July 3, to stabilize around 1,300 feet of shoreline along the Red Cedar River. The purpose of the project is to keep wastewater from the Colfax Waste Water Treatment Plant from entering the Red Cedar River. […]

  • 18 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    During June and July the Environment Agency and its partners held 5 public events across the Oxford area to update communities on flood work. These events were also set up to offer local communities and residents the opportunity to talk to the technical specialists who are working on the project and to provide them with valuable […]

  • 10 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Parliamentary Secretary for the Illawarra, Gareth Ward, has announced that a $330,000 contract has been awarded to repair the storm damaged Lake Illawarra entrance northern breakwater. “The contract for the repair works has been awarded to Coastwide Civil who won the competitive tender process undertaken by the Department of Industry – Lands,” Mr Ward said. The […]

  • 24 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Gulf Earth Moving (GEM), a Qatar-based subsidiary of the Belgian Aertssen Group, has just won a $65.6 million worth land reclamation contract from the New Port Project Steering Committee (NPPSC). According to the deal, GEM will create 3 million m² of extra terrain for the New Qatar Emiri Naval Base and the new “HAMAD Port”. The contract includes installation […]

  • 17 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Broomhill Sands Coastal Defense Scheme at Camber in East Sussex will provide improved protection from the risk of flooding for 1,831 properties, 825 of which are residential. UK’s Environment Agency awarded the £20 million Broomhill Sands contract to Team Van Oord back in 2014.     The scheme comprises the following key elements: Improving a 700m […]

  • 27 June 2012

    The portion of beach along Baha Marâs property that has been blocked off from the public will remain that way until sometime next year, according to Baha Marâs Executive Vice President of Construction Tom Dunlap, reports thenassauguardian.com. Dispelling fears that the Baha Mar development is destroying Cable Beach, development representatives explained that the new rock […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The end is now in sight for the major upgrade of Kirkcaldy Sea Wall. This £9 million project, which is being undertaken by VolkerStevin, is expected to be completed in early December. VolkerStevin was appointed by Fife Council as the main contractor in November 2012 and construction started on site in July 2013. Improvements to Kirkcaldy […]

  • 6 January 2011

    Genesis Water Solutions, a Colorado Corporation, is pleased to announce the availability of our mobile Rapid Dewatering System (RDS) using the Joshua process to separate fine particulates. Now, for the first time in the industry: • Dredged slurry (fine material) is instantaneously dewatered • Dewatering at the same rate the dredge slurry is delivered • […]

  • 22 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Norwegian Coastal Administration – Kystverket has invited bidders to submit their offers for the Kvalsundet channel deepening project in Tromsø. Kvalsundet is a strait in the municipality of Tromsø in Troms, Norway. The strait has a length of about twenty kilometers and separates the island of Kvaløya from Ringvassøya. The contract will include deepening of four areas in […]

  • 18 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Initial work is due to get underway on a new £5 million scheme to stabilize cliffs along the coastline at Clacton and Holland-on-Sea. Mott MacDonald has been appointed to carry out ground investigation and design works for the project. It will follow on from the highly successful coastal protection scheme completed by Tendring District Council […]

  • 28 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Fife Council is looking to engage a suitably experienced contractor to undertake the Pittenweem Harbor Breakwater Repairs project. The main goal of this program is to repair the storm damage sustained by the existing 100m long concrete breakwater that protects the entrance channel to Pittenweem Harbor. The repair works to the breakwater will include: – […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    A £3 million sea defense scheme, reducing the risk of flood and coastal erosion to nearly 260 seafront properties in Porthcawl, Wales, has been officially opened by Minister for Environment, Energy and Rural Affairs, Lesley Griffiths yesterday. The new structure is made up of 5 interlocking pre-cast concrete sections in the form of a terrace, […]

  • 22 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Yesterday marked the end of a successful first construction phase of the new wharf at Rothera, the largest British Antarctic Survey (BAS) research center, as the Antarctic winter sets in. The final BAM construction team members have boarded the RRS James Clark Ross to make their way home following six-months of construction work, which was […]

  • 3 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers, Little Rock District, is hosting a public workshop on April 17 to present information on the draft report and accept comments on the Integrated Feasibility Study Report Environmental Assessment for the Three River Feasibility Study. The drop-in style workshop will be held from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the […]

  • 21 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The USACE flood teams were deployed to the St. Joe River, Coeur d’ Alene River and Kootenai River basins yesterday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, said in its latest release. A flood team is stabilizing the federal levee and the Shepherd Road levee in the City of St. Maries, Idaho, and awarded […]