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  • 14 September 2018
    Business & Finance

     Terrigal state Liberal MP, Adam Crouch, today announced $1.225 million of ‘Rescuing Our Waterways’ funding from the Liberal-Nationals Government towards a long-term solution for Ettalong Channel. “This funding will be provided to Council to ensure that we never see a repeat of the past 12 months. We’re committed to ensuring the Ettalong Channel is safe and accessible […]

  • 24 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging has started to restore navigation channels at Lancelin and the removed sand will be used to restore beaches, the Western Australia’s Department of Transport (DoT) said. DoT Coastal Infrastructure General Manager, Steve Jenkins, said that this maintenance dredging project, managed by BMT JFA consultants, will restore depths and ensure safe navigation and access to […]

  • 2 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Parks Victoria has announced the schedule for the maintenance dredging operations at Tankerton Jetty and San Remo, following natural sand build up which has created a hazard for recreational and commercial boat operators. Dredging at Tankerton is set for June 6 and the dredging works at San Remo Pier are expected to begin approximately 2-3 weeks later, […]

  • 15 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Eurobodalla Shire Council, together with its contractor, has begun dredging of the Tuross Head boat ramp area to make it easier for boats to navigate through the channel. The sand has built up over the last few years but became worse after the January floods. Up to 200 cubic meters of sand immediately east of the boat […]

  • 5 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Kingston District Council, South Australia, has just released the latest update on their Maria Creek boat ramp upgrade and dredging scheme, saying that over the past few weeks there has been some positive progress at the Maria Creek Recreation Boat Launching Facility. According to the announcement, more than 10,000 cubic meters of seagrass were removed […]

  • 28 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ contractor Weeks Marine Inc., of Cranford, N.J. has begun before-dredging surveys of the Moriches Inlet and bay. The first of three tug-boat shipments of submergible pipe arrived on August 25, 2018. Two more shipments of equipment are scheduled to arrive within the next couple of weeks, which all together […]

  • 11 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Shoalhaven City Council Public Works Manager, Ben Stewart, held a meeting recently with the contractors engaged to carry out the Lake Conjola dredging project. As a result of this meeting, the Conjola Community Association Committee has been advised a time frame for the “Commencement of Works” being the end of February 2016, with dredging due […]

  • 22 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    After about two weeks of digging, heavy equipment has cleared a buildup of sand from the San Dieguito River inlet to restore tidal flushing to the lagoon, reports the City of Del Mar, California.  According to their latest release, excavators successfully opened the river channel to the ocean earlier this month. As an added benefit, […]

  • 4 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The McDill Lake District has introduced their plans to dredge the Iverson Park beach area to create a silt trap for sand flowing downstream toward McDill Pond in Portage County. The Park Board is now seeking input from park users about the proposed project and its effect on the swimming area and the park, City of […]

  • 19 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

     Royal Smals, a Dutch company involved in hydraulic and civil-engineering works, has just released a video about their work in the Lichtenau area in Germany.  The project, undertaken for the client Joos Umwelttechnik GmbH, included dredging of a significant amount of sand, gravel and clay from a former aggregates pit along the Oberrhein, near […]

  • 16 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Bayside City Council, Victoria, has officially started early dredging investigation works at the Half Moon Bay boat ramp.   According to their latest release, the council will apply for approvals in the following months, planing to undertake a dredging program in early 2020 once all approvals are granted. Under the cleanup plan, aimed to remove […]

  • 8 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing to perform maintenance dredging of the Annisquam River Federal navigation project (FNP) in Gloucester, Massachusetts.  The work involves maintenance dredging of portions of the 8-foot-deep Mean Lower Low Water (MLLW) channel and anchorage, plus authorized overdepth dredging in the Annisquam River FNP. “Natural shoaling […]

  • 29 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Houston City Council Member, Dave Martin, said in its latest announcement that the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) has authorized the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to remove sand and siltation from the Lake Houston mouth bar. In October 2018, the USACE began removing debris from the San Jacinto River that was deposited during […]

  • 15 April 2019
    Business & Finance

     The FEMA funded emergency dredging of the West Fork of the San Jacinto River near Kingwood, Texas, is nearing its completion. USACE Galveston District has just released the latest project update, saying that as of April 11, 652 tons of woody debris and 1,547,000 cubic yards of sand has been dredged from the river. […]

  • 21 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging of the Crowdy Harbor Boat Ramp facility was set to begin on November 11, but has been rescheduled to start on November 25 due to the recent bushfire event, the New South Wales’ MidCoast Council informs.  Under the plan, the council will undertake the dredging of sand that has built up on all four […]

  • 6 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Victor Harbor, South Australia, will be undertaking maintenance dredging at the Bluff Boat Ramp in the following weeks to remove built up sand that will enable sea rescue boats and other craft to launch at any time. The council has engaged Maritime Constructions to undertake the dredging. Works are scheduled for up […]

  • 18 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, awards a contract for dredging at Manistee Harbor in West Michigan. The $473,366 contract was awarded to BayShore Contractors, LLC of Grand Rapids, Mich. The firm will dredge 24,500 cubic yards of material from Manistee Harbor and deposit the material south of the harbor in the near […]

  • 5 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The unprecedented sand topography and water levels at the Lloydd park, Winnetka, have potential risk for rapid and significant changing conditions. The uniqueness of potentially varying conditions, will limit the District’s financial commitment to this pre-season dredge and related efforts to open and operate the launch. The District will continue to discuss and address additional […]

  • 9 November 2011

    Dredging, sand removal and continual monitoring at a cost of more than $3.62 million are identified as the most cost effective and, short-te… BY ANNA WOLF (portstephensexaminer) [mappress] Source: portstephensexaminer, November 9, 2011

  • 28 February 2013

    The Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (DGIF) closed Mill Creek Landing at Wake on the Rappahannock River through April to dredge sand from the front and inside of the boat ramp and install sheet piling to inhibit further sand accumulation. This dredging program is expected to be finished by mid-March and the landing […]

  • 29 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Beginning on Monday, August 10, dredging will occur over the course of a week to remove large volumes of sand from the Cook Road boat launch area, announced City of Kelowna. Work is expected to be completed on Sunday, August 16. Mobilization of equipment, environmental mitigation and site operations will require a complete boat launch […]

  • 21 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (July 15-21, 2019).   UK’s First Ever Sandscaping Coastal Scheme Officially Underway The UK’s first ever sandscaping coastal flood scheme is officially underway in the villages of Bacton and Walcott.   Van Oord Orders New Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger Van […]

  • 3 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dredge CURRITUCK will be in Ocean City Inlet this weekend for the maintenance dredging works. According to USACE, the dredge will be working in the inlet over the weekend, targeting shoaling hot spots as part of the Corps’ ongoing efforts to maintain safe navigation in the channel. The dredging will remove approximately 5,000 […]

  • 23 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Hanson Marine Operations, a subsidiary of Lehigh Hanson, has won a 10-year mining permit for sand removal from San Francisco Bay. The permit was approved by the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (SFBCDC) on Thursday, April 16, 2015. It allows Hanson Marine to mine up to 1.141 million cubic yards of construction grade sand annually for the […]

  • 29 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The entrance of the Tweed River in New South Wales, Australia, will be dredged over coming weeks to improve boating navigation for commercial and recreational vessels. “It is planned to remove about 21,000 cubic meters of sand. Thanks to the success of the Tweed River Entrance Sand Bypassing Project, this is a relatively small amount compared […]

  • 15 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    KAMPS, a Belgium-based company specialised in water treatment projects, has introduced the Drag’oon, an efficient solution for the dredging projects. The system’s two flow pumps (upside/downside), mounted on a very maneuverable barge, provide good dredging power. The Drag’oon is completely remote controlled, and is very easily deployed due to its light structure (ideal for organic sludge […]