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  • 15 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    A draft supplemental environmental assessment for repairs to the Fawn Island chute in Harrison County, Iowa 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 Fawn Island […]

  • 23 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, has completed the initial breach repair along the right bank of the Platte River, just upstream of the confluence of the Platte River with the Missouri River, on Tuesday. This approximately 300-foot long breach formed during the March 2019 flooding and allowed water to flow out of […]

  • 29 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    A scheme which has significantly reduced flood risk to thousands of properties on the West Sussex coast has been recognized with a prestigious environmental award, Mackley reports.  The Shoreham Adur Tidal Walls Scheme, officially opened in March 2019, was presented with a Green Apple Environment Award on 25 November. The Shoreham scheme was carried out by […]

  • 12 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Boskalis has won two contracts aimed at strengthening and protecting a stretch of seafront coastline from erosion in Romania and the United Kingdom. The contracts carry a combined value of approximately EUR 85 million. The Dutch giant has acquired a contract in Romania from the Romanian Water Administration to preserve the coastline of Mamaia, Constanta. […]

  • 12 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Controlled flow excavation (CFE) services expert James Fisher Subsea Excavation (JFSE) – part of James Fisher and Son plc – has developed a low draft, lightweight excavator. The SP2000 ULD will primarily be used for shallow water excavation and shore pull works including trench maintenance during pull-in operations, post-trenching and backfilling. The tool, which is […]

  • 17 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    An Environment Agency field team has recently finished re-aligning the Newbridge Cut away from the River Windrush. In addition to this the team is reinforcing the bank of the River Windrush near Standlake in Oxfordshire. The work forms part of a program of maintenance works in the Thames Valley to ensure that rivers and assets remain […]

  • 2 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Waitara is more secure following the Taranaki Regional Council’s $3.4 million investment to increase the town’s flood protection. The three-year upgrade, finished on time and within budget, is designed to withstand the high and fast-moving flows of a one-in-100-year Waitara River flood, up from the old safeguard that only provided a one-in-30-year protection, according to […]

  • 20 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    New coastal defenses are being built along the north of Portsea Island. They are designed to reduce the risk of coastal flooding and erosion to the area over the next 100 years. The initial phase of the work, from Ports Creek Railway Bridge to the Eastern Road Bridge, have been successfully completed and the new […]

  • 25 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Efforts to mend the Orchard Homes Levee are scheduled to begin March 30 when U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ officials begin repairs to a 200-foot-long damaged segment located on the Clark Fork River in Missoula, Mont. The $148,000 project will address scouring, erosion, sloughing and a loss of levee armor as a result of high […]

  • 20 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    President Donald Trump recently appointed Maj. Gen. Richard G. Kaiser as the president of the Mississippi River Commission (MRC) and Col. Paul E. Owen as a member of the commission. Commission appointments are nominated by the President of the U.S. and vetted by the U.S. Senate. Kaiser is the commander and division engineer of the […]

  • 20 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract worth around $150,000 to IEA Inc., a small business, to install RADAR reflectors along the outer one mile of the Sabine Neches Waterway (SNWW) southern rock jetty in Jefferson County, Texas. Jetties, also known as stone breakwaters, minimize wave action along the shoreline and […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Following recent meetings between Chatham Rock Phosphate and Boskalis, the two parties have agreed a variation to the services agreement that the parties entered into July 2012. Under the agreement, Boskalis will assist CRP with the marine consent application; including providing technical advice and making available personnel with relevant technical expertise to attend the anticipated […]

  • 1 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

      Two Van der Velden® ATLANTIC rudders in combination with Van der Velden COMMANDER™ ram-type steering gear have been installed on board the dredger Ambiorix. Van der Velden Marine Systems will exhibit at the SMM 2012 International Trade Fair in Hamburg. The fair will be held from 4 until 7 September at the Hamburg Messe. […]

  • 24 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Work will start later this month on the next phase of a major project to strengthen the Headland’s sea defenses against the effects of coastal erosion and flooding. The work, which will cost £9.6m and be funded by the Environment Agency, Hartlepool Council and other organisations, will involve putting new concrete block facing on the […]

  • 18 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Red7Marine were recently contracted by Centrica to trial SeaVex Excavation equipment on certain areas of Lincs Wind farm, charetring and operating from the DP2 Loch Roag vessel. The project was to initially gauge what areas could be trenched to certain depths in extreme soil conditions ranging from 250 to 500kPa using a non-intrusive method as […]

  • 13 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Matecs BV, a Roosendaal based developer and producer of metal industrial parts for heavy duty usage, is currently producing high pressure (up to 40 bars) dredge valves for DEME’s newbuilding trailing suction hopper dredger Bonny River. These valves have been equipped with wear-resistant liners and a specially developed guiding system for the gate. “All Matecs […]

  • 3 September 2010
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord was recently awarded the dredging works for the Cape Lambert Port B Project by Hamersley Iron Pty Ltd. The project comprises the construction of a new port facility adjacent to the existing Cape Lambert Port facility in Western Australia. This will involve the construction of a new train unloading infrastructure, stockyard, ship loading […]

  • 28 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency has announced that dredging works on the River Tone, part of the Somerset Levels and Moors Flood Action Plan, have been completed. So far approximately 128,000m³ of silt was removed from the site with 7.9km of the 8km dredge project completed. Restoring the channel to the 1960s design will be finished by […]

  • 16 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Chris Masingill, Federal Co-Chairman Delta Regional Authority, has announced its Winter Briefing: The Lifeline of America, The Heart of the Delta. “The nation’s ongoing drought has dropped river channels to unsafe levels, exposing traffic to previously unseen hazards, including destructive rock pinnacles, narrowing waterways, and sandbars. Last week, President Obama and Secretary of Agriculture Tom […]

  • 21 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Directors of the Engineering Club and the Regional Engineering, Architecture and Agronomy Board for the State of Rio de Janeiro visited the Industrial Complex of Açu Superport on Tuesday (13), which is being built in São João da Barra (RJ). Consisting of 13 engineers, the group saw the works’ progress, up close and could see […]

  • 21 November 2012

    Last week, representatives of the barge and shipping industries, along with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and U.S. Coast Guard, held a press conference on the Mississippi River near St. Louis to address navigation and shipping concerns, as well as government-industry cooperation in managing the Mississippi River during continued drought and low water conditions. […]

  • 10 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Gibdock has completed its first project for DEME, one of the world’s leading dredging companies. The Belgian group commissioned alongside maintenance and repairs to its rock cutter suction dredger, Ambiorix, which was delivered by IHC Dredgers in May 2012 and is among the most powerful vessels of its type in the dredging industry. The 124m […]

  • 17 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port St. Joe Port Authority announced that it has a signed Letter of Intent (LOI) with Holland M. Ware Charitable Foundation expressing an interest in transporting materials via the Port and the Apalachicola Northern Railway (AN Railway) provided that the port channel is dredged and improvements are completed to the railway. This marks the […]

  • 17 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    “When you sail into Rotterdam’s Europort and see the new Maasvlakte 2, enter the Khalifa Port and Industrial Zone Project (KPIZ) in Abu Dhabi or visit Hong Kong’s container terminals, it’s hard to imagine that these areas were once simply wide expanses of water,” stated René Kolman, secretary general, International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Conservation groups yesterday filed lawsuits in federal court against Duke Energy seeking to clean up toxic coal ash pollution from three Duke facilities that are contaminating rivers and groundwater supplies that provide drinking water to hundreds of thousands of North Carolinians.  The Clean Water Act lawsuits were filed by the Southern Environmental Law Center on […]

  • 8 February 2011

    Philippine Ports Authority Port District Office-Southern Mindanao (PPA PDO-SoMin) Engineering Services Division (ESD) here recently announced that the construction of Tagpopongan Port is now half way through completion. According to the ESD Manager Engr. Asterio Gallardo, Jr., the said port project is now 50.94 percent accomplished as of December 25, 2010 and is ahead by […]