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  • 18 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Grand River Conservation Authority’s rehabilitation project of the 500 meter section dyke and channel on the Conestogo River in Drayton is set to begin the week of September 21, 2015. The work must be carried out during a period of low flow in the river, which may affect the timing and total duration of […]

  • 29 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    An award-winning harbor improvement project successfully completed by Team Van Oord partner Kier, will be the subject of a presentation at the forthcoming ICE Coasts, Marine Structures and Breakwaters 2017 Conference. The St Mary harbor work has previously been the recipient of a ‘Gold’ Green Apple Environmental Award, and a CEEQUAL ‘Gold’ Outstanding Achievement Award. […]

  • 14 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester was today at Triabunna to celebrate the completion of the $1.3 million Swansea Boat Ramp redevelopment project. According to the Minister, the boat ramp redevelopment was the final phase of the $1.55 million Lower East Coast Marine Infrastructure project. “This investment will boost economic growth in the region for many decades to […]

  • 9 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced revised and renewed nationwide permits (NWPs) necessary for work in streams, wetlands and other waters of the United States. The new NWPs will take effect March 19, 2017, and replace the existing permits, which expire on March 18, 2017. “Our nationwide permits are an important tool in encouraging […]

  • 11 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) and Texas A & M University will host its Annual Western Hemisphere Dredging Conference (WEDA 33 and TAMU 44) August 25 – 28, 2013 at the “HILTON HAWAIIAN VILLAGE” in Honolulu, Hawaii. The theme of this conference “So That Ships May Pass” will focus on the Historical, Structural and Operational […]

  • 24 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    DEC, the environmental subsidiary of DEME (Dredging, Environmental and Marine Engineering), has recently started implementing the remediation and management measures established for the calamity zone in Wetteren, where the soil was contaminated with acrylonitrile following a serious train accident. The highly delicate operation is carried out by order of SNCB Holding (Infrabel) in accordance with […]

  • 4 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, has scheduled a routine cleaning and dive inspection of Philpott Dam the week of July 7-11 as part of its reservoir maintenance operations.  These comprehensive inspections occur periodically to remove debris from the gate areas to ensure efficient sealing of the gates. About 11 divers from the […]

  • 4 February 2011

    Annually The Western Dredging Association selects an individual or Corporation to receive at its annual Western Hemisphere Conference and Trade Show, WEDA’s Annual Safety Award. Recent Receipments have been Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company and USACE St. Louis District. Attached is the Award Criteria. Nominations from WEDA paid members (Individuals or Corporation) and WEDA […]

  • 17 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Maintenance dredging in now underway to restore navigation channels and sand to beaches at Exmouth Boat Harbor. Department of Transport (DoT) Coastal Infrastructure General Manager Steve Jenkins said that maintenance dredging, last completed in 2004, would restore depths and ensure safe navigation of the harbor. “Dredging will also deepen wharf, trawler pen and breakwater areas […]

  • 3 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, will host a public scoping meeting at Woodland Community Center today to discuss the Lower Cache Creek flood risk management study. This study follows previous efforts in the region to implement flood risk reduction measures along Lower Cache Creek. A tentatively selected plan was identified and released in […]

  • 18 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Hein, owned by Van Der Kamp International Dredging BV, is a regular visitor to Damen Shipyards Harlingen, and she is currently at the yard to undergo her Class Special Survey (5-yearly inspection). Thickness measurements, tank inspections and inspections of machinery and equipment as well as service of safety equipment […]

  • 11 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    A meeting on the Port of Long Beach Deep Draft Navigation Feasibility Study and Channel Deepening Project, a joint effort between the Port of Long Beach (POLB) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to evaluate potential improvements to the harbor, will take place this week, on February 13. The purpose of the meeting is […]

  • 6 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith recently announced that the Army Corps will invest an additional $22.5 million on 15 projects in Mississippi, including $3.0 million for a Vicksburg wastewater project and millions for dredging at ports in Gulfport, Pascagoula, Vicksburg, and Greenville. Hyde-Smith, a Senate Appropriations Committee member, sought the additional funding for Mississippi after President […]

  • 16 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has announced a new call for proposals under the ‘Urbanising Deltas of the World’ (UDW) research programme, and initiates a bottom-up process to further define the content and conditions of the next call. The aim of the UDW programme is to contribute to global water safety, water and […]

  • 16 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Connecticut Department of Transportation (DOT) is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with work on Interstate 84 in Waterbury and Cheshire, Connecticut. The project purpose is to address current and future highway congestion on I-84 and […]

  • 19 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, proposes routine dredging and disposal activities associated with maintenance of the Westhaven Cove Small Boat Basin in Westport, Washington.    The proposed work would dredge up to 75,000 cubic yards of material per dredging event from the boat basin and dispose of it at two open water disposal sites over […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Pacific Conference of Churches has supported calls from the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Papua New Guinea for a halt to Deep Sea Mining (DSM). About 1.2 million members of ELCPNG have said no to Experimental Seabed Mining after its synod on Karkar Island, Madang Province. The members have also given their church leaders approval […]

  • 1 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    USACE’s Baltimore District yesterday awarded an emergency contract in the amount of $357,846 to Cromedy Construction Corp., a small business headquartered out of Philadelphia, for work to repair the area of channel wall that collapsed along Codorus Creek on July 26. Work will entail removal of the currently unsupported concrete slab that sits atop the […]

  • 13 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, today presented a couple of photos of the Morehead City dredging operations. The standby dredge vessel McFarland, owned and operated by the Army Corps Philadelphia District, is putting finishing touches to the works. According to USACE, the McFarland is nearly finished with its project in the Morehead City shipping channel. […]

  • 14 July 2020
    Business development

    A severe weather system is expected to impact the MidCoast region today, with damaging winds and surf along the coast and the potential for coastal erosion, reports MidCoast Council. The council is closely watching erosion hot spots at Jimmys Beach, Hawks Nest and Old Bar Beach, where previous sand buffering operations have been undertaken in […]

  • 17 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States announced receipt of an award of a $122 million contract for deepening of the Miami Harbor. Dredging on this project is scheduled to begin in the fourth quarter and will deepen the Port of Miami channel to minus 50 […]

  • 29 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Last week operators, officials and industry leaders gathered in Abu Dhabi to honour the achievements of the world’s top performing ports in the areas of Efficiency, Innovation, Environment and Safety and Security at the annual World Ports & Trade Summit Awards. The event was attended by more than 300 industry professionals and members of the […]

  • 21 February 2014

    Officials announced that the Port of Geelong dredging contract, worth $6 million, has been awarded to New Zealand-based Heron Construction Company. The contract has been awarded for the multi-million dollar channel-widening work in Corio Bay as part of an ongoing push to improve safety, capacity and efficiency in the shipping lanes for the Port of […]

  • 8 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The City of Port Phillip, Victoria, is working with the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) to renourish Middle Park Beach between Mills and Langridge streets. Project works are proposed to start this month, during winter, and be completed in spring 2020 prior to the summer peak, subject to favorable weather and conditions. […]

  • 28 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf offered praise for the successful partnership between the West African nation and APM Terminals as she dedicated the newly completed 600-meter quay at the Freeport of Monrovia on May 22nd at a ceremony attended by prominent members of her administration, as well as senior executives of APM Terminals. “With […]

  • 23 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Stone Harbor Mayor Suzanne Walters, Councilmembers Barry Mastrangelo and Al Carusi, Administrator Jill Gougher and other Borough officials attended the Stone Harbor Beach Fill Progress meeting on Wednesday, May 22nd at the Stone Harbor Fire Department. Also in attendance were representatives from the United States Army Corps of Engineers, the New Jersey Department of Environmental […]