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  • 3 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The next public meeting regarding the White Rock Lake Dredging Feasibility Study will be hosted virtually on July 16, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. informs Dallas City Council District 9. At the meeting, City staff and the consultant will provide a brief recap of previous meetings, provide the findings of the White Rock Lake Dredging Feasibility […]

  • 1 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Birdon Pty Lt of Port Macquarie, NSW, has successfully completed dredging operations in the Settlement Shores canals. The maintenance dredging of Settlement Shores Canals will ensure the canal system continues to be safe to access for the boating public. The Settlement Shores Plan was prepared in 2017 and identified dredging of the canal beds as […]

  • 17 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    A new coastal partnership has been established between BCP Council and Dorset Council. The Dorset Coastal Engineering Partnership will provide an effective and coordinated approach in the delivery of schemes to help protect residents and communities from coastal flooding and erosion. As well as designing and delivering large government funded projects, the main functions of […]

  • 11 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Lido Key Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project is scheduled to begin in July, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District reports. The scheme is located on Lido Key, a 2.4 mile long barrier island on the Gulf of Mexico in Sarasota County. The island is approximately 45 miles south of Tampa Florida. The […]

  • 27 May 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Environment Agency has just announced that a major annual scheme to replenish Lincolnshire’s beaches will get underway in June 2020, helping reduce the risk of flooding up and down the coast. The £7m beach management scheme sees sand dredged from the seabed and pumped onto the beach to replace levels lost to the sea […]

  • 25 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The next (virtual) meeting of the Hudson River PCBs Superfund Site Community Advisory Group (CAG) will take place on Thursday, May 28, 2020.  At the meeting, EPA will provide an update on status of various current project activities and the long-term monitoring activities (water, fish, sediment, and caps). According to their official announcement, EPA will […]

  • 19 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    A major dredging project will get underway next week in Hawks Nest to remove 120,000 cubic metres of marine sand from the eastern channel of the lower Myall River, Midcoast Council reports.  The Moira Parade boat ramp at Hawks Nest will be closed to the public on Monday, 25 May, as MidCoast Council’s contractors, Dredging […]

  • 18 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, has scheduled a virtual public meeting regarding the Port of New Orleans Access Channel Deepening Feasibility Study (PONO) at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, May 20, 2020. A Tentatively Selected Plan (TSP) has been identified to deepen the access channel and reduce shipping and transportation cost to […]

  • 15 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The USACE Galveston District yesterday announced the start of repairs to the entrance jetty of the Corpus Christi Ship Channel located at Aransas Pass. Actual work on the project is scheduled to begin in mid-June. The nearly $39 million contract was awarded to Luhr Brothers, Inc., on Sept. 26, 2019. According to USACE, work on […]

  • 13 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) will host a webinar named ‘Sediment Diversions 101’ today. “Join Brad Barth, Mid-Basin Sediment Diversion Program Manager, for an interactive Sediment Diversions 101 presentation,” said CPRA. “We’ll give an overview on how these projects can address the root cause of Louisiana’s rapid coastal land loss by reconnecting the […]

  • 1 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Cobourg, ON, will begin its annual spring removal of built-up sediment in the Cobourg Harbor in the following days. Each year, a significant amount of silt and sediment is carried along the north shore of Lake Ontario by waves and currents and deposited at the mouth of the harbor and within the […]

  • 30 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Because of the dredging of shallow area, the Dunedin Marina boat ramp will close to the general public effective Friday, May 8, 2020. The City of Dunedin reported that they will begin dredging the marina on Monday, June 1st, with staging in the parking lot areas possibly starting a week prior. As reported, the boat […]

  • 27 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Herbosch Kiere – specialized in river, port, coastal and offshore projects – is currently working in Portland Port, Dorset on their first UK dredging project. After a competitive tendering process, they were awarded the main contract for the dredging works at the outer arm of Queen’s Pier and the Outer Coaling Pier. The works are […]

  • 13 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The preparations activities are currently underway for the Holbrook Park Pond Dredging Project, located in the City of Lakewood, Colorado.  “An experienced contractor has been selected to complete this project on behalf of the city. The proposed timeline for the project is to begin dredging at the end of April 2020 with completion of dredging […]

  • 8 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Essential beach management works that will protect the district’s coastline started last week in south-east England, informs the Folkestone and Hythe District Council (FHDC). The work – which involves the recycling and regrading of shingle beaches between Fisherman’s Beach in Hythe to Folkestone Harbor – always takes place around this time of year. Following the […]

  • 25 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration recently announced more than $2.9 million in Seaport Economic Council Grants to support nine maritime projects in seven communities. “Massachusetts’ coastal assets are incredibly important to the state’s overall economic health, and our administration’s investments through the Seaport Economic Council continue to expand capacity, resiliency and opportunity in cities and towns throughout […]

  • 25 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Port of Waterford, Ireland, is about to begin a maintenance dredging campaign, the company announced in a press release on Monday. As reported, on or about Saturday the 28th of March, the trailing suction hopper dredger Shoalway will conduct dredging activities in the vicinity of Duncannon Bar, Cheekpoint, and Belview. Disposal of dredged material will […]

  • 17 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Martha Cove Owners Corporation (VIC, Australia) is about to begin dredging and beach re-nourishment operations in the Martha Cove Marina and at Safety Beach. According to the company’s announcement, the dredging and beachfill works will be commencing mid-March. During the works, approximately 5,000m³ of sand will be deposited along a 350 meter stretch of Safety […]

  • 16 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Work on the £12 million Exmouth tidal defense scheme will stop over the summer holiday period to minimize disruption for residents and visitors, informs the Environment Agency. According to the update, construction will restart in September with a focus on Alexandra Terrace junction and the improved road layout, providing benefits to reduce flooding and also […]

  • 28 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Dredging works on the Popponesset approach channel in Massachusetts began earlier this week after high winds and rough waters delayed the annual project, which was supposed to begin February 10, The Mashpee Enterprise reports.  Commenting the latest news, Kenneth H. Bates, chairman of the Mashpee Waterways Commission, said that the Barnstable County dredger was in […]

  • 27 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The City of Oceanside Harbor, CA, has just released the latest update on their upcoming dredging project, saying that the water quality testing operations in and around the harbor are currently underway. According to the official statement, a 3500′ of plastic dredge pipe will be floated to the harbor and pulled up onto Harbor Beach […]

  • 27 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The 2020 WEDA Midwest Chapter Meeting will be held on March 24-26, in Green Bay, Wisconsin at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. The event will offer individuals and firms an opportunity to make presentations in the following areas: sediment investigation, environmental dredging, navigational dredging, coast/shoreline protection and restoration, sediment management and re-use, surveying, etc. According to […]

  • 25 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    If left to its own devices Furman Lake in Greenville, SC, would quietly disappear, fading back into the two streams that created it when they were dammed in the 1950s. That’s why Furman is set to embark on a lake restoration project beginning on or around March 9. “When you slow water down, particulates that […]

  • 19 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The inauguration ceremony of the 8000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Ghasha, built for Abu Dhabi’s National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), will take place at the headquarters of Royal IHC in Kinderdijk today.  Her Excellency, UAE ambassador to the Netherlands, Dr. Hessa Al Otaiba, together with a high-level delegation will attend the ceremony. The new […]

  • 17 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The inauguration ceremony of the 8000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Ghasha, built for Abu Dhabi’s National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), will take place at the headquarters of Royal IHC in Kinderdijk on February 19, 2020. “A combination of higher maneuverability, power and new innovations makes Ghasha a new benchmark in the dredging industry,” NMDC […]

  • 13 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Following the signing of the contract for the East Breakwater enlargement project, the expansion works of the Port of Sines will begin, thus allowing the port to double the containerized cargo installed capacity. The works concerning the extension of the Port of Sines’ East Breakwater were awarded to Conduril – Engenharia SA. According to the […]

  • 6 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    All preparations for the Phase II of the Carteret County Post Florence Renourishment Project are complete and the site is ready for dredging and sand pumping operations, informs the Carteret County Shore Protection Office. The dredge Liberty Island arrived on Monday (2/3/2020), and is undergoing a minor type of repair while moored to one of […]

  • 27 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The riverbed in the swimming area of Britannia Beach, Ottawa, will undergo construction work from July to October, to restore the grade and proper water depth, reports the City of Ottawa. As a result, the beach will be closed to swimming and all other beach activities this summer. The dredging part of the project involves […]

  • 21 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    A maintenance dredging program, aimed for the safety of shipping within the enclosed Docks King’s Lynn in Norfolk, is set to begin this week, King’s Lynn Conservancy Board reports. The dredging operations, to be conducted with UKD dredging vessel ‘Cherry Sand’, are scheduled to be wrapped up no later than January 31, 2019. “Each operational […]