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  • 18 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Chatham Rock Phosphate is centre stage at the Underwater Mining Institute conference being held at Shanghai this week. CRP principal scientist Dr Robin Falconer updated the conference on recent corporate milestones and presented the findings of the four cruises conducted in the Chatham Rise licence area, east of New Zealand over the 2011-12 summer at […]

  • 19 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Hong Kong Marine Department (MARDEP) has just released the latest update on the rock excavation and dredging works in Kwai Tsing Container Basin, saying that the project will continue for a period of approximately 3 months. According to MARDEP, the operations will be carried out by a drilling barge, and one grab dredger, two split […]

  • 4 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport has been advised that Subsea Rock Installation works will commence along the pipeline route from the Corrib Offshore Field Location to WGS84. Work will start in mid October 2012 and is expected to be completed within 6-10 days. This work will be carried out by the Van Oord […]

  • 8 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers continues to project river stages will sustain the authorized 9-foot deep commercial navigation channel between St. Louis, Mo., and Cairo, Ill. The Corps continues to apply all available capabilities and resources to keep the channel open. The latest weather outlook indicates a warming trend and the potential for rain […]

  • 22 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, has received an application for a permit for the Sand and Warm Creeks Confluence Improvements Project. According to the Corps, the applicant, San Bernardino County Dept of Public Works proposes to convert approximately 2692 linear feet of the Sand Creek and Warm Creek from open, primarily soft-bottomed trapezoidal […]

  • 5 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing to undertake emergency shoreline protection by constructing a mixed sediment revetment in front of a 300-foot section of seawall in the Brant Rock/Hewitt’s Point section of Marshfield, Mass. The purpose of the proposed project is to prevent further beach scour and protect the Brant […]

  • 19 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Construction of the rock seawall extension at Buffalo Beach in Whitianga will be completed by the end of June, according to Thames-Coromandel District. The rock seawall is being constructed to protect the road, residential properties and the reserve on Buffalo Beach Road from coastal erosion. “We needed the strength of a rock wall here as the beach […]

  • 13 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte yesterday visited the artificial island constructed by Boskalis off the coast of the Punta Pacifica, Panama City, to place the first stones for the second island project.   Nine hectares of land will be created by placing approximately 600,000 cubic meters of rock to form a perimeter and filling this with […]

  • 16 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Construction of new sea defenses at Rossall has reached a major milestone as installation of the stepped revetment begins and the project passes the halfway mark. Two kilometers of defenses from Rossall Hospital to Rossall Point are being replaced in a £63 million coastal defense scheme that will protect 7,500 properties from the risk of […]

  • 11 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Nashville District has completed work to repair a slope above the Cumberland River diversion channel in Loyall, Kentucky. The Corps of Engineers awarded the $3,921,775 Loyall Slide Repair contract February 13, 2019 to Kay & Kay Contracting, LLC, in London, Kentucky. Michael Lee, Nashville District project manager, said that […]

  • 1 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord‘s flexible fallpipe vessel (FFPV) Tertnes has been to the east coast of Mexico (Bay of Campeche) to execute subsea rock installation projects on pipelines and cables for various main contractors. The ultimate client is state oil and gas company PEMEX. FFPV vessel Tertnes was deployed to the Far East via the Panama Canal […]

  • 29 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    High waves battered the Nordic rock in the Deltares Delta Flume on the afternoon of Wednesday, 27 November, when Deltares was testing the strength of the non-bonded revetment on behalf of the Wadden Sea Dikes study program (POV-W). The same program has looked previously at bonded Nordic rock and the effect of transition structures (from […]

  • 26 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord has been awarded the beach profiling work on Palm Jumeirah island in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The contract value amounts to more than EUR 20 million. The project consists of applying sand on the eastern and western edges of the Palm Jumeirah’s trunk as well as re-profiling various beach areas, extension of two […]

  • 14 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Coastal protection work getting underway this week will help strengthen the most vulnerable section of Cobham Drive from erosion and storm damage, Wellington City Council reports.  Over the next five months, a new rock bank – or revetment – will be built between the two roundabouts at Troy Street and Calabar Road in Wellington. It […]

  • 15 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) applauded a recent announcement by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that it completed the first phase of the rock removal process ahead of schedule on the Mississippi River near Thebes, Ill. “I’m pleased the Corps has heeded my calls and continues to take positive steps in the rock removal […]

  • 11 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    A new rock revetment has been constructed on the western side of Cockle Bay beach to reduce severe coastal erosion, reports the Auckland Council. The revetment, consisting of rock weighing between 300kg and 1tonne, dissipates wave energy, reducing the height of the waves reflecting eastward toward the beach that were contributing to the erosion. According […]

  • 13 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Last week, Jan De Nul Group ordered a new vessel at the Uljanik Shipyard in Pula, Croatia. The vessel with a deadweight of 10,500 tonnes and a total length of 138 m will be a multipurpose vessel. It will be a trenching and offshore support vessel, a subsea rock installation vessel and a cable laying […]

  • 14 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Tonnes of granite arrived in Hastings on Tuesday, November 8th as the phase 1 of the town’s coastal defense improvement plan starts. Two new rock groynes will be created with 45,000 tonnes of granite, which will be delivered in stages from Norway by barge. Once the new rock groynes have been completed, 25,000 tonnes of shingle […]

  • 12 October 2012

    Conseil général de la Corse du Sud has invited bidders to submit their offers for the dredging and rock excavation works at the port of Porto Vecchio area. Nature and scope of work includes: – supply and liaising of facilities construction, – overseeing of supply and equipment required for dredging and rock excavation and equipment […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Chatham Rock Phosphate (CRP) has continued to develop future plans following the refusal of its Marine Consent application. As previously announced, CRP has no intention of abandoning its Chatham Rise phosphate project and is continuing to develop strategies for progressing the project. Of critical importance to this is preserving its experienced and highly specialized executive […]

  • 5 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Chatham Rock Phosphate Ltd (CRP) had a loss of $1.4 million for the year ended 31 March 2013, reflecting the heightened activity of the company as it works towards gaining a mining licence and marine consent. The result compares with a loss of $741,000 in the comparative period last year. CRP is developing a seabed […]

  • 19 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Bass Coast Shire Council is responding to the recent erosion of a number of beaches across the Shire caused by extremely high tides, combined with strong winds and large swells. As a manager of coastal reserves, Council’s initial response has been to assess affected areas and undertake works to protect public safety. Bass Coast Mayor, […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Atlas Copco has recently introduced a range of eight Drum Cutter attachments to its range of Construction Tools. The DC Drum Cutter range is available with service weights from 200 kg to 2900 kg, suitable for carriers of 1-50 tonnes. “Our Drum Cutters are an excellent choice for rock or concrete wall and surface profiling, […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Working on behalf of Rother District Council, Fairlight Parish Council and the Environment Agency, Mackley recently started work on a scheme to provide protection from coastal erosion to the village of Fairlight in East Sussex. The latest scheme, for which Mackley is principal contractor, comprises the construction of a third rock berm which will help protect […]

  • 6 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    East Devon District Council has mobilized a sea defense project to protect the seafront at Exmouth, where recent inspections showed emergency repairs were needed, WM Plant Hire said in their latest release.  Structural sheet piling and rock armor were chosen as the preferred option to protect the existing sea wall from erosion. Kier has been appointed […]

  • 5 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    New projects with a total value of more than 500 million Euros were added to the order book of Jan De Nul Group during the past month. The assignment for Chevron for the installation of the Wheatstone pipeline at the west coast of Australia is the largest contract. Before installing the pipeline, trenches must be […]