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  • 11 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has refused an application by Chatham Rock Phosphate Limited (CRP) for a marine consent to mine phosphorite nodules on the Chatham Rise. The decision was made by a Decision-making Committee (DMC) appointed by the EPA Board and was released this morning. This is a seriously negative signal for New Zealand […]

  • 16 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Roy Blunt, Dick Durbin, Chuck Grassley and Tammy Baldwin, along with U.S. Representatives Jason Smith and Cheri Bustos, led a bipartisan, bicameral letter to Senate and House appropriators urging the inclusion of funding for the Navigation and Ecosystem Restoration Program (NESP) in the Fiscal Year 2020 Energy and Water Development Appropriations bills. NESP, […]

  • 17 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has announced their monthly project update for the cleanup of lead impacted sediment by hydraulic dredging in the Mill River.   “We are currently in the process of dredging, dewatering the sediment, treating the filtrate water from the dewatering process, and discharging treated water back to the Mill River,” CDEEP stated. […]

  • 11 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Quebec based marine company Ocean Group, through its related corporations, has been awarded numerous contracts in British Columbia as part of the expansion of its services to clients on Canada’s west coast. “It goes without saying that a great deal of development work has been carried out on the Canadian west coast and that we […]

  • 20 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District and the City of Carencro, La. have signed a Project Partnership Agreement for the design and construction of flood risk management features within and near the Lafayette Parish city. “The City of Carencro and the surrounding area has experienced several flooding events, most recently in March […]

  • 5 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Starting in mid-April, St. Lucie County will begin placing as much as 100,000 cubic yards of sand on the beach immediately south of the Fort Pierce Inlet to combat the severe erosion that has occurred there. According to the county, the sand is being provided through an agreement with the Florida Inland Navigation District (FIND), […]

  • 15 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Maintenance dredging of the Intracoastal Waterway (ICW) and the Ponce de Leon Inlet channel is about to begin, informs the Volusia County. According to the county, dredging contractor Cavache Inc., has mobilized dredging equipment in the ICW near downtown New Smyrna Beach and is ready to start the works. “Beginning the week of Jan. 14, dredging […]

  • 30 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Col. Aaron Barta, USACE Los Angeles District commander, and David Van Dorpe, deputy project manager, met with U.S. Rep. Ken Calvert, 42nd Congressional District, California, earlier this week to discuss the Murrieta Creek Flood Protection and Environmental Restoration Project. Representatives with the Riverside County Flood Control District also attended the meeting, held at the Temecula […]

  • 17 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, recently released this very interesting short documentary named ‘The Story of the Braddock Bay Ecosystem Restoration Project’, explaining how one of Lake Ontario’s last large coastal wetland complexes was saved for future generations. Implementation of the Braddock Bay Ecosystem Restoration project began in winter of 2016 with […]

  • 22 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency has allocated additional funds to seven recipients to assist their participation in the environmental assessment of the proposed BURNCO Aggregate Mine Project. BURNCO Rock Products Ltd. is proposing the construction and operation of the new sand and gravel mine located on the northwest shore of Howe Sound, approximately 22 kilometers southwest of Squamish, British […]

  • 13 June 2012

    Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) has announced that maintenance dredging of the navigation channels in Port Hacking will begin next week. RMS Maritime Acting Operations Manager Botany Bay/Port Hacking Drew Jones said a dredge and associated equipment will conduct the dredging of: . Gunnamatta Bay · Bundeena to Burraneer Point Channel · Burraneer Point · […]

  • 1 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Texas and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are teaming up for the first time ever to develop a plan to better protect the Texas coast from storms, and to speed recovery afterward.  Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush and Brigadier General David C. Hill, commander of the Army Corps of Engineers Southwestern Division in […]

  • 5 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, engineer Jorge Luis Quijano, with 36 years of experience at the waterway and who has been in charge of key projects such as the Expansion Program, became the third Panamanian Canal Administrator. Quijano was sworn in as Administrator for a seven-year period before Minister for Canal Affairs and Panama Canal Authority (ACP) Board Chairman, […]

  • 18 April 2012

    In keeping his pledge to add $1 billion to the K-12 education budget, Governor Rick Scott signed the 2012-13 state budget while visiting Cunningham Creek Elementary School in St. Johns County. Governor Scott made $1 billion in additional education funding the centerpiece of his legislative agenda this year. “Over the last year I have traveled […]

  • 10 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Mississippi River Commission (MRC) will host a public meeting aboard the Motor Vessel Mississippi while it is docked at the Hannibal (Missouri) Riverfront on August 11 from 2 to 5 p.m.  The Mississippi River Commission is a seven-person, presidentially appointed commission, which conducts semi-annual inspections of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers programs and projects […]

  • 29 June 2011

    The U.S. EPA has successfully moved ahead of the Aerovox Mill demolition schedule anticipated earlier this year. The initial phase of the demolition process, involving the removal of hazardous materials from inside the building, is expected to be completed in early July. The careful deconstruction of the building structure is now set to begin by […]

  • 27 June 2011

      The new Marine Facade passenger terminal on Vasilyevsky Island in St. Petersburg is up and running. Russia has opened a new European portal with the completion of this new passenger terminal for cruise ships and ferries. Van Oord performed all the dredging work for the access canal and harbour basin. In 2005, the Russian […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Atlas Professionals Australia has grown its presence for both international and local content. Now, after seven years in Australia, Atlas Professionals plans to expand by opening a new office in Perth. The current Atlas Professionals office based in Melbourne focuses on a number of industry business lines such as Offshore Marine, Engineering, Dredging and Discipline […]

  • 10 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Balfour Beatty has scooped twenty Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS) awards this year with five Gold, seven Silver and eight Bronze awards. These annual, national awards recognize companies’ efforts to raise standards in the consideration for the communities in which they work and to improve the performance and overall perception of the industry. Balfour Beatty’s awards, […]

  • 8 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Corporation of India Ltd (DCI) has won a contract for the maintenance dredging works for the Kolkata Port Trust (KoPT), a statutory body under the Ministry of Shipping, Government of India. This project will include dredging operations on the shipping channels leading to Haldia Dock Complex in the Hooghly Estuary for a period of five years, beginning […]

  • 31 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Final preparations for the Cape Charles Federal Navigation Project are in full swing now, with the actual maintenance dredging work set to begin in September through December 2015. The Cape Charles harbor is maintained to a maximum depth of -22 feet MLLW including a minimum depth of -18 feet MLLW plus -3 feet paid overdepth and -1 […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Sohar Port and Freezone reached one of its most important milestones to date with the arrival of the first 10,000 TEU (twenty foot equivalent units) ship at the newly expanded Oman International Container Terminal (OICT) on May 23, 2014. OICT signed the development agreement early last year for expansion of a 70-hectare container terminal. The […]

  • 20 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, will host a public meeting May 21 to discuss ongoing repairs at the Marseilles Dam and flood risk mitigation for the Marseilles community. The meeting, which will begin at 6 p.m., is open to everyone and will take place at the Marseilles American Legion, 571 Rutland […]

  • 2 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Indian Coast Guard (ICG) has successfully rescued 13 crew members of the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Tridevi Prem, following flooding in the dredger’s pump room, local media reports. According to Indian Coast Guard Karnataka Commander S S Dasila, the dredger owned by Mercator Limited – anchored within port limits of New Mangalore Port Trust […]

  • 5 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency is conducting a federal environmental assessment of the proposed BURNCO Aggregate Mine Project, located approximately 22 kilometers southwest of Squamish, British Columbia. The Agency has invited the public and Indigenous groups to comment on the Comprehensive Study Report. “This is the final opportunity for the public to comment on the proposed project. Written […]