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  • 4 April 2013

    Continuing its long association with the Port of Waterford, Anthony D Bates Partnership (ADBP) are assisting the Port of Waterford in South-East Ireland in their application for a new multi-year disposal at sea license. The license application covers a range of areas within the port’s limits, including all inner city marina and berths, Belview Port, […]

  • 27 June 2012

    Congressman Cedric Richmond introduced the DREDGE Act of 2012-Dredging for Restoration and Economic Development for Global Exports. The bill would give the Army Corps of Engineers the authorization to dredge the Mississippi River to 50 feet so that larger vessels transiting the expanded Panama Canal can access the River. In addition, the bill creates a […]

  • 2 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representatives Angie Craig, Betty McCollum and Ron Kind have successfully secured emergency funding for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to address the impacts of this spring’s devastating floods along the Mississippi River. The funding was disbursed in response to a letter they sent in September pushing the Office of Management and Budget […]

  • 24 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Construction has begun on the £36 million Clacton and Holland-on-Sea coast protection scheme in Essex, UK. Designed by Mott MacDonald, the project will cover a 5km stretch from Clacton Pier to Holland Haven, protecting over 3,000 homes and businesses for the next 100 years. Mott MacDonald is now delivering project management, site supervision and construction […]

  • 19 April 2011

      The final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Ichthys LNG Project has been delivered to the Australian and Northern Territory governments for assessment and addresses community concerns over key aspects of the proposed development, INPEX President Director Australia Seiya Ito said today. The final EIS includes a Supplement in which the Project responds to […]

  • 19 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    A group of teachers from Palmquist Elementary School in Oceanside yesterday toured the Oceanside Harbor dredging project, conducted by Manson Construction. Jim Fields, the Corps’ Oceanside Harbor maintenance dredging project manager, hosted the visitors and presented the latest information about the navigation dredging project that began April 17. The project, which will dredge up to 320,000 […]

  • 6 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The global economic outlook is uncertain and this uncertainty is leading to depressed investment worldwide, particularly in energy and mining activity. The international ports and terminals sector forms an important part of the infrastructure supporting these activities, HR Wallingford said in its latest study. As the sector is exposed to restraints on investment, the emphasis […]

  • 24 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario have announced that Mississauga will be receiving almost $10 million in combined funding under the Canada-Ontario Clean Water and Wastewater Fund (CWWF) agreement. City projects approved through the CWWF include flood storage facilities that will mitigate flooding risks, sediment removal from stormwater management ponds to improve […]

  • 19 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    In a beautiful atmosphere of the Beurs van Berlage conference center in the heart of Amsterdam, Mr Polite Laboyrie, CEDA President/Witteveen+Bos, and Mr Rene Kolman, the secretary general of the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC), have just launched the CEDA-IADC Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference. For the next two days, professionals from all sectors […]

  • 17 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Queensland’s peak resources sector body said it remains confident that the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority will continue to base its decision-making on the best available science. Queensland Resources Council Chief Executive Michael Roche said today that as a result of an expensive but transparently deceptive campaign by environmental activists to demonise port developments, […]

  • 18 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee (WHC) has delivered a vote of confidence in Australia’s ongoing management of the iconic Great Barrier Reef (GBR). Queensland Resources Council Chief Executive Michael Roche said all Australians would welcome the committee’s decision in Doha, Qatar, to reject activist calls to place the reef on the World Heritage ‘in-danger’ list. “The […]

  • 30 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) granted $3 million to San Mateo County to improve the Colma Creek Flood Control Channel recently. Upgrades will protect the City of South San Francisco from tributary flooding, mitigate the effects of sea level rise beyond the year 2060, and double the channel’s level of flood protection to 100-year […]

  • 25 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Land and Natural Resources of the State of Hawaii will hold a public information meeting to explain to Maui boaters and community the project scope and planned fall schedule for maintenance dredging at Lahaina Harbor and Mala Boat Ramp. The meeting is scheduled for today from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the […]

  • 7 March 2012

    The Hudson River Foundation will host a seminar on Wednesday, March 14, 2012, on the first year of Phase 2 of the remedial dredging of the Hudson River PCBs Superfund Site. Phase 2 is expected to take 5 to 7 years. Walter Mugdan, Director of the Emergency and Remedial Response Division at the Region 2 […]

  • 2 April 2012

      Daily Pilot reports that the dredging contract for the Newport Harbor was awarded to R.E. Staite Engineering. The contractor will commence dredging in late April, according to a spokesman for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Greg Fuderer, spokesman for the Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles Division said on Friday that R.E. Staite […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Oceanographer, Chartered Scientist and Marine Scientist, Dr Joanna Ibrahim has joined the Partrac team as Marine Data Manager, whilst Dr Rachel Helsby starts maternity leave. Joanna is a specialist in coastal engineering, coastal and estuarine sediment dynamics and environmental impact assessment (EIA) with 20 years’ experience primarily in coastal zone development, renewable energy, nuclear, and […]

  • 4 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Muddy River Flood Risk Management and Environmental Restoration Project in Boston, Massachusetts, recently received the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America’s Alliant Build America Award, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, said. The 3.5 mile long Muddy River is a small waterway located in the Boston metropolitan area. Most of the […]

  • 22 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The St. Johns River Water Management District, Florida DEP, state and local elected officials, and Indian River Lagoon protection advocates celebrated the start of muck dredging from the Eau Gallie River last week at Ballard Park in Melbourne. “This project exemplifies the progress possible in improving conditions in the Indian River Lagoon through partnerships,” said […]

  • 1 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Western Dredging Association (WEDA) recently presented the 2017 Annual Dredger of the Year Award to Anthony Binsfeld in recognition of his life’s work in advancing the dredging industry. During its annual meeting in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, WEDA recognized Dr. Donald Hayes, PE, BCEE, for his outstanding contributions to the dredging community and to the Western Dredging Association. Through his […]

  • 21 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The City of Sterling Heights and the City of Utica recently received a $4.5 million grant from the Environmental Protection Agency for a nine-mile restoration project along the Clinton River, known as the Clinton River Corridor Habitat Restoration Project. The $4.5 million grant includes no local match. According to the grant agreement from the EPA, the […]

  • 15 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Gravel beaches occur on many wave-dominated coasts across the world and are widely considered an effective and sustainable form of coastal defense. Despite their societal importance, relatively little research has been directed towards understanding the mechanisms leading to their failure during storms. As a result, coastal managers have very limited guidance when estimating the potential […]

  • 11 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Construction activities continue on Phase 1 of the $30.9 million Muddy River Flood Risk Management and Environmental Restoration project in Boston, Mass., and starting on Sept. 16 will involve a change in both vehicular and pedestrian traffic. Brookline Avenue between the Riverway Connector and Park Dive will become one-way only headed inbound. Traffic coming down […]

  • 17 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    PAENAL have been constructing a fabrication yard and port facilities to cater for the growing offshore oil and gas market in Angola (Porto Aboim). Construction of the site commenced in 2007 but since then the demand has grown significantly. The Port is now being deepened in conjunction with the construction of a new 450m long […]

  • 2 July 2012
    Equipment, Technology

      According to marinelink.com, BAE Systems Southeast Shipyards Alabama wins Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. contract to build dredging dump scows. BAE Systems said the shipyard has picked up a contract from Illinois-based Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co., to build two dump scows, a project that is expected to add about 125 workers […]

  • 24 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Saint Lucia, the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and the Water and Sewerage Company (WASCo) Inc., are set to launch the John Compton Dam Rehabilitation Project today.  The dam was built with a reservoir design capacity of three million cubic meters of water or 660 000 million gallons of water. However, following Hurricane Tomas […]

  • 9 May 2012

    Battelle has won a five-year, $15 million contract to support and consult with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), New England District, North Atlantic Division. Battelle will provide technical expertise in support of the District’s mission for maintaining the nation’s waterways, specifically focusing on contaminated sediments, restoration, and remediation. The indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) […]