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  • 3 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Boskalis Plastic Bomb Grid has been nominated for the IADC – International Association of Dredging Companies – Safety Award 2017. The presence of unexploded ordnance (UXO) and the high risk of explosions is a pervasive hazard to dredging activities. To minimize damage which can be caused to a hopper dredger’s drag head, a steel bomb grid is […]

  • 5 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has released in its latest Terra et Aqua an article named ‘Safety on Site‘. One in five fatal accidents occur in construction and a high percentage of it involves a man on the ground. This article explains how companies can significantly reduce the number of potential accidents on […]

  • 23 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) has just announced that submissions for their annual IADC Safety Award are open. The Award seeks to identify the exceptional safety performance of a particular project, product, ship, team or employee. “The Award is open to all companies active in the dredging and related industry. Companies may submit […]

  • 14 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has announced that their webinar on safety in dredging, named ‘Collaboration, Sharing and Striving for Zero Incidents’, will take place on Tuesday, February 28, at 14.00 hrs (CET, Central European Time). Dredging operations can be risky as it often involves heavy machinery with many hidden and obvious dangers with little […]

  • 20 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    DEME picked up the prestigious International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) Safety Award at IADC’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) last week at Cascais, Portugal. The award is given to honor companies that have shown outstanding achievement in the area of safety, IADC said in its announcement. The award was presented by Peter de Ridder, president […]

  • 29 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The ‘Reclamation for Pasir Panjang Terminal Phases 3 and 4’ project, carried out by Penta-Ocean Construction, has been nominated for the IADC Safety Award 2016. Three aspects of this port project located in Singapore were recently nominated for its safety features. The first aspect is the “geo-bund” temporary edge structure for land reclamation. They provided notable safety benefits for […]

  • 25 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Safety Committee has chosen eight nominations for the IADC Safety Award with one nomination to be announced every Monday per week, starting from 25 July, 2016. The first nomination is for Jan De Nul Australia’s “Fully Automated TSHD Mooring” system. During the dredging and reclamation works of Brisbane Airport Corporation, the company installed a Cavotec Moormaster […]

  • 13 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    With California’s rainy season and what had been dire predictions of an El Nino weather pattern now behind them, leaders of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, San Francisco District, brought together water safety officials from across the region July 7 to provide an update on the Corps levee safety and security issues. Officials from […]

  • 30 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies has just announced that the nominations for the IADC Safety Award are now open. The IADC Safety Award is intended to encourage the development of safety skills on the job and to reward people and companies demonstrating diligence in safety awareness in the performance of their profession in the dredging industry. […]

  • 14 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With only three months left until the Western Dredging Association’s 21st World Dredging Congress & Exposition (WODCON XXI), preparations for the event are now in full swing. WEDA will combine it’s annual Dredging Summit & Expo ’16 conference with this World Dredging Congress to form WODCON XXI at the Hyatt Regency Miami from June 13-17, 2016. […]

  • 2 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Transnet Capital Projects (TCP) – which is overseeing Transnet National Ports Authority’s project to reconstruct the quay walls and deepen berths at Maydon Wharf – recently achieved a safety milestone of 1,000,000 man hours without a lost time injury (LTI). The R1.6 billion project forms an integral part of Transnet’s Market Demand Strategy which aims […]

  • 6 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A hydrographic survey of the Straits of Malacca and Singapore (SOMS) was launched today by the three littoral States – Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore – and the Malacca Straits Council of Japan at the Marina South Pier. This initiative was one of the key recommendations that arose from a study conducted by OMC International Pty […]

  • 10 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representatives Brian Babin and Gene Green have introduced the Waterway Safety Improvement Act (H.R. 3315) to enhance navigation and safety in the nation’s ports, including the Port of Houston. This legislation addresses longtime concerns on the Port of Houston waterways with clarifying language and by granting discretionary authority to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) […]

  • 17 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association has presented WEDA’s 2015 Annual Safety Awards to Manson Construction Company & Terra Contracting Services, LLC. The award for a dredging contractor was presented to Manson Construction Co. for their legacy and safety leadership. The award for dredging project was presented to Terra Contracting Services, LLC for Environmental Dredging of Morrow Lake and Delta: Exemplary […]

  • 19 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    DSC Dredge, engaged in the engineering, automation and manufacturing of cutter suction and underwater pump mining dredges, has spent the past three years developing a corporate culture of safety within its operations. The company began enhancing its safety program in 2012 with the hire of Jeff Yaun as the new Corporate Health, Safety & Environmental Manager. […]

  • 3 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Indonesian and Dutch government today launched a comprehensive five-year multi million public-private partnership initiative for enhancing coastal safety at the North Coast of Java. The partnership aims to build stable coastlines with reduced erosion risk through a unique integration of mangrove restoration, small scale hard-engineering and sustainable land use. The initiative, financed by the […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Van Oord, a leading contractor for dredging, marine engineering and offshore energy projects (oil, gas and wind), and Falck Safety Services recently signed a two year contract for the provision of safety training.  For many years, Van Oord has invested in an intensive trainee program for its employees. To this end, Falck will now provide Van […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District hosted more than 150 professionals during the Levee Safety Community of Practice Workshop Dec. 1-4 to discuss the program’s progress and how the risk framework has developed; review changes to policy and guidance documents; provide updates to partners and to facilitate an open forum to discuss program […]

  • 4 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District hosted more than 150 professionals during the Levee Safety Community of Practice Workshop on December 1-4, 2014. At the meeting, they discussed the program’s progress and how the risk framework has developed; review changes to policy and guidance documents; provide updates to partners and to facilitate an […]

  • 22 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Vicksburg District recently announced the selection of Brad Arcement as chief of its Dam and Levee Safety Production Center of Engineering and Construction Division’s levee safety branch. In this position, Arcement is responsible for oversight of non-routine levee safety modification studies, engineering risk analysis, and serves as a […]

  • 7 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary safety zone closing Pea Patch Island Anchorage No. 5 and the upper portion of Reedy Point South Anchorage No. 3 to anchoring operations in order to facilitate dredging in New Castle Range in the Delaware River. This regulation is necessary to provide for the safety of life on […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    River users will benefit from a $3million State Government commitment to improve the accessibility and safety of the Swan and Canning river foreshores. Environment Minister Albert Jacob said the 2014-15 investment in $1million of foreshore works in South Perth, Belmont and Bayswater was a partnership between State and local governments to significantly improve shoreline conditions […]

  • 9 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator David Vitter, who is the lead Senate Republican negotiator for the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA), announced that a deal is done. The legislation has been getting worked out in a conference committee made up of top Senate and House members, and may be voted on in the Senate and House as early […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Dredging Corporation of India Ltd, Visakhapatnam, will celebrate the 43rd National Safety Week from today until 11 March, 2014. The celebrations were inaugurated today with safety flag hoisting and safety pledge administering to the employees by the Chairman and Managing Director, Capt.D. K. Mohanty. In his inaugural address, he stressed on significance of safety […]

  • 6 June 2013

    To increase safety for the public, the UK Environment Agency has hired two new Doosan DX340LC-3 Stage IIIB compliant crawler excavators from Lynch Plant Hire to demolish and remove steel box piles, rails and wood that made up old groynes on the beach at Aldeburgh in Suffolk. The new DX340LC-3 excavators from Lynch were supplied […]

  • 20 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, invites the public to attend a project dedication and open house at Lock and Dam 3, near Red Wing, Minn., May 31 at 9 a.m. The district recently completed nearly $70 million in improvements to the lock, and the work was completed without closing the lock […]