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  • 18 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    For the first time ever DRAGFLOW, a world player in solid pumping solutions, will be present at WEFTEC, the Water Environment Federation’s Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference. WEFTEC, scheduled from September 27 – October 1, 2014 at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, is the largest conference of its kind in […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Research & Development, Technology

    A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) Faculty of Engineering have developed a novel approach that could greatly enhance the effectiveness of destroying polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in the environment. They discovered three powerful bacteria from a genus called Dehalococcoides which can degrade PCBs. In addition, the researchers also developed an effective […]

  • 14 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, held a public meeting with officials from the USDA Forest Service, the State of Nevada and other local agencies at the Mount Charleston Volunteer Fire Department Engine Station #81 on Sept. 12 to discuss the upcoming berm and diversion channel the District will be constructing. The […]

  • 12 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) today released a wide-ranging report into the iconic natural values of the Caley Valley wetlands that will be at risk if dredge spoil from expansion of the world’s largest coal port at Abbot Point is dumped there. Dr Lissa Schindler, AMCS Great Barrier Reef campaigner, said that while it […]

  • 10 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Jebel Ali is the only port outside the Far East to make it into the latest Top 10 list of the world’s largest ports – an achievement DP World Chairman HE Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem credits to Dubai’s visionary leadership in creating the infrastructure and the business environment to drive continuous growth. The latest container […]

  • 10 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Sustain Our Great Lakes (SOGL) partners yesterday announced 31 projects selected by the program to receive nearly $12 million in grant funding for ecological restoration in the Great Lakes basin. With a focus on improving the quality and connectivity of stream, wetland and coastal habitats, this investment will help protect, restore and enhance the […]

  • 10 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is hosting a public informational meeting to discuss its draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement and Mount St. Helens Long Term Sediment Management Plan. The meeting will be held today, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at the Cowlitz County Expo Center, 1900 Seventh Ave, Longview, Washington. USACE is evaluating several […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Significant challenges often require a team effort. Restoring the New York-New Jersey Harbor Estuary is one of them. A group of professionals from the Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, recently joined 200+ scientists, engineers, academics and restoration professionals at a major symposium in Manhattan discussing progress restoring the NY-NJ Harbor Estuary and initiatives to […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    TenCate Geotube® technology was used for the construction of a dike as part of a vast infrastructure project in South Korea. The use of this technology in one of the largest land reclamation projects in history produced a number of both economic and environmental advantages: a cost saving of almost five million euros, a saving […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    The South Carolina Ports Authority has reported 2014 fiscal year-end operating earnings of $14.3 million, 20.7 percent over the organization’s financial plan. From July through June, the SCPA posted operating revenues of $164.1 million, an increase of nearly 17 percent over the previous fiscal year. FY2014 expenses totaled $149.9 million. “With the Port’s aggressive capital plan […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Following revelations on the ABC’s Four Corners program, the Australian Greens are calling on Minister Hunt to revoke his approval of the Abbot Point dredging and dumping in the Great Barrier Reef and then resign. “It’s clear that strong scientific concerns within the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority were trumped by political will to […]

  • 14 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District (MVN), and its contractor will temporarily close one east- and westbound lane on Lakeshore Drive between Marconi Drive and the Mardi Gras Fountain. The approximately thirty-day, seven-day per week closures will begin on Friday, August 15 to accommodate construction of the Orleans Avenue Canal PCCP. The […]

  • 14 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ashton Design is celebrating the centennial of the Panama Canal with the completion of an environmental graphics project for Ellicott Dredges — the Baltimore-based company which designed and built the dredging equipment used in the construction of the world’s most important shipping channel. Opened on August 15, 1914, and considered one of the Seven Wonders […]

  • 5 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A loud debate in Congress over the future of the U.S. Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im) is underway. Without congressional action, Ex-Im will be unable to provide new loans or guarantees to American exporters after its charter expires on September 30, according to uschamber.com. “In other words, Ex-Im will be forced to close its doors if Congress doesn’t […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, and its partner, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, celebrate the completion of the Peoria Upper Island Critical Restoration Project with a ribbon cutting ceremony August 1 at 11 a.m. outside the Gateway Building located at 200 NE Water Street, Peoria, Ill. The nearly $8 million […]

  • 28 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Environmental cleanup experts gathered at New Jersey Institute of Technology last week for an all-day public forum on a $1.7 billion proposal by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to dredge toxic sediment from an eight-mile stretch of the lower Passaic River. The EPA has called the plan, which proposes removing 4.3 million cubic yards […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dragflow, a world player in solid pumping solutions with over 25 years of experience in manufacturing heavy duty pumps and complete dredging equipment, has submitted their presentation on High Depth Dredging, exclusively for Dredging Today readers. Growth of global population, tourism, transportation of people and goods together with increased awareness of the need to protect […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A bill signed by United States President Barack Obama recently will result in hundreds of large contracting opportunities for private-sector firms according to Mary Scott Nabers, president and CEO of Strategic Partnerships, Inc. The Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) authorizes 34 critical water infrastructure projects valued at more than $12 billion. The WRRDA […]

  • 22 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) is set to present a long-term solution to prevent future floods in Bangkok to the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO). Seventeen projects will be proposed to the NCPO in a bid to maximize the effectiveness of the existing flood control system. These projects have been hand-picked from 66 […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Housing Development Corporation Ltd. (HDC) and Dredging International N.V. (Belgium) have signed the framework agreement that will allow Hulhumale Phase II dredging and reclamation works to carry on. The agreement was signed yesterday at a ceremony in Nasandhura Palace Hotel, by HDC Managing Director, Mr. Suhail Ahmed and Resident Manager – Indian Subcontinent, Mr. Amedeo Peyron […]

  • 17 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A project to remove tonnes of silt from the Mill Pool at the Carrs Nature Reserve is underway with dredging work due to commence in mid to late August. Mansfield District Council has started the process of dropping the water levels in the pool, in order to let the reed bed dry out as much […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District completed construction of a new 8-acre bird island in March, located at the Savannah Harbor Dredged Material Containment Area (DMCA) 12A. It’s one of seven areas that stores sediment dredged from the Savannah River federal shipping channel. The bird island was part of a $5.3 million dike […]

  • 15 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. House of Representatives has sent another clear signal that it is committed to ending the dredging crisis on the Great Lakes. An amendment to the Energy & Water Appropriations bill mandates that the Great Lakes Navigation System gets the 10 percent of increased funding for dredging that is promised in the Water Resources […]

  • 11 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Protection of the Western Australian coastline has been boosted with the State Government allocating more than $1 million to local authorities for urgent coastal management projects. Announcing the Coastal Adaptation and Protection (CAP) grants for 2014-15 today, Transport Minister Dean Nalder said 16 projects from Esperance to Perth would share $1,057,500 for construction, design, monitoring […]

  • 10 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Group, Inc., a leading heavy civil marine contractor serving the infrastructure sector, today provided an update for investors on the company’s outlook and end markets. Market Outlook The company remains encouraged about the second half of 2014 and beyond, as positive developments in its various end markets continue. As expected, utilization of some […]

  • 9 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Headquarters in Washington, DC, the Civil Works Review Board approved the release of the Brazos Island Harbor (BIH) Channel Improvement Project Final Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Assessment. The panel unanimously agreed that the BIH feasibility study can proceed to State and Agency review. This action by the Civil […]