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  • 4 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Later today, officials from the Worcestershire County, the Environment Agency, as well as other dignitaries and guests will celebrate the official opening of a £4.1 million Badsey Brook flood risk management scheme. The project has been delivered as part of the Environment Agency’s £2.6b capital investment program to reduce flood risk to 300,000 homes by 2021. Daniel […]

  • 4 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    A new river restoration project designed to restore the Glazert Water to a more natural condition and minimize the likelihood of flooding in the River Kelvin Catchment downstream is one step closer, said East Dunbartonshire Council in its latest post.  The proposal for the Glazert River Restoration Project in the heart of Lennoxtown is the result […]

  • 4 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    To address the gradual loss of a historic barrier beach and the erosion of over 100 acres of wetlands at Lake Ontario’s Braddock Bay, a Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) project team has implemented Engineering With Nature principles to provide a sustainable restoration solution. This project completed the last management action necessary for the future delisting of […]

  • 3 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The St. Mary Levee District has received the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) regulatory permit for the construction of the Bayou Chene Flood Control Project. According to their official announcement, this permit is in addition to the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources coastal use permit that had been issued originally in September 2015 and […]

  • 3 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency continues its work on the Leigh expansion and Hildenborough embankments scheme with the design and appraisal work being carried out at the moment, reports the EA. According to the release, meetings have taken place with local landowners and professional partners to discuss and develop the scheme designs, and over the spring and […]

  • 3 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    At a legislative markup yesterday in the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, Louisiana Senator Bill Cassidy pressed for increased funding to restore the Mississippi River Delta and the Louisiana coast. The Cassidy amendment, like legislation passed by a key House committee just two weeks ago, amends the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act (GOMESA) […]

  • 3 October 2018
    Business & Finance

     Clark County Commission Chairman, Steve Sisolak, joined representatives from the Laughlin Economic Development Corporation and local government agencies recently to officially launch the Laughlin Lagoon dredging project. “This project will revitalize the Laughlin Lagoon by opening up the area for boating and other recreational pursuits,” Chairman Sisolak said. “This will create jobs and business […]

  • 3 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) yesterday announced the selected cleanup plan to remove mercury, PCBs, and chromium contamination from the Berry’s Creek Study Area, which is part of the Ventron/Velsicol Superfund site in Bergen County. Acting EPA Administrator, Andrew Wheeler, signed off on the cleanup plan on September 25. At yesterday’s event in Moonachie, New […]

  • 2 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Dane County Government has announced plans for over $18 million in initiatives designed to recover from damage and to prevent future flooding events. Commenting the latest news, Dane County Executive Joe Parisi said: “This summer’s historic rains brought flooding and destruction to many areas throughout Dane County.”  “Our charge moving forward is to come […]

  • 2 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Last week, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler sent a letter to Mr. Noah Valenstein, Secretary of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and Designated Alternate for the Governor of Florida to the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council, approving the State of Florida’s State Expenditure Plan (SEP). “I applaud Florida and the Gulf […]

  • 2 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Kingston District Council, South Australia, has just released the latest update on Cape Jaffa, Maria Creek and Wyomi Beach projects. According to the update, Council’s dredge is making good progress at the Cape Jaffa Anchorage Marina. At the end of this week the dredge is expected to turn around and head back into the Marina […]

  • 1 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

     Royal IHC has just released this amazing video shot during the sea trials of their new multi-purpose 5.450m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) DC Orisant. The vessel was built by Royal IHC for joint venture consisting of Den Herder (Reimerswaal Dredging) and Group de Cloedt. According to the shipbuilder, the dredger installation has been designed to dredge […]

  • 1 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    A Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement (D-IFR/EIS) has been prepared as part of the New Haven Harbor Navigation Improvement Project Study (NHHNIP), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New England District said in its latest post.  To facilitate efficient and safe navigation and marine commerce in New Haven Harbor in New Haven, […]

  • 1 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging International, a DEME Group subsidiary, and Van Oord have been awarded a major contract for the modernization of the Świnoujście – Szczecin fairway in Poland. The contract, co-financed by the European Union, has a value of approximately EUR 313 million and covers the deepening and widening of the fairway along a section of approximately 62 km, […]

  • 30 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (September 24 – 30, 2018).   Great Lakes Dredge Secures Tampa Harbor Dredging Contract Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. has just won a $47.9 million contract for channel dredging works in Hillsborough County, Florida.   Socarenam Opts for Barillec Marine […]

  • 30 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dock and Materials LLC,from Muskegon, Michigan, has signed a $15.7 million contract for debris removal and environmental dredging in the lower Rouge River old channel. The Old Channel runs from the main channel of the Rouge River to the outlet at the Detroit River. The waterway is approximately 200 feet wide and 1.5 […]

  • 28 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The investments being made to Port Houston’s channel continue to pay off, the port stated in its latest announcement.  As a result of the completion of the widening and deepening of its Bayport Channel and work on what’s known as the Bayport flare, Port Houston is seeing rapid growth in the size of ships calling […]

  • 28 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    French shipbuilder Socarenam has entrusted Barillec Marine with the production of the LNG/Diesel-electric propulsion and the water injection dredging system for a new dredger which is being built for Dragages Ports and Bordeaux port Atlantique. According to Barillec, this innovative system will make the port of Bordeaux dredger, the first new dual-fuel construction in France (excluding LNG […]

  • 27 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    After seven years serving as a professor at Delft University of Technology, Mr. Tiedo Vellinga recently assumed the new title of Professor Emeritus of Ports and Waterways. During his concurrent career at the Port of Rotterdam Authority, he practiced what he preached, constantly challenging the status quo in port development. The result was an innovative […]

  • 27 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Fylde Council has secured another £2 million grant from the Environment Agency to allow for Granny’s Bay to be redeveloped as part of the Sea Defense Project; bringing the overall Scheme value to £21,825,000. The formal grant letter was received on 4th September 2018 and allows the sea defense walls at Granny’s Bay to be […]

  • 27 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Norfolk Dredging Co., a Chesapeake, VA based provider of hydraulic and clamshell dredging services, has won an $18 million contract for removal of beach-compatible sand from a sand bypass dredging area north of the Canaveral Harbor Inlet, Florida.  The project will also include the transport of dredged material to a designated beach placement site south […]

  • 27 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency is working with partners on a major new scheme that will reduce flood risk to homes and businesses in Oxford, as well as to services and major transport routes into the city. The Oxford Flood Alleviation Scheme will cost around £121 million and is one of the biggest flood schemes in the […]

  • 27 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ beach re-nourishment operations along Myrtle Beach, S.C., following Hurricane Florence, are moving forward. These operations, undertaken by Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), are designed to help rehabilitate shorelines in order to mitigate the risk of storm-related damage to coastal communities and infrastructure. This project was part of […]

  • 26 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    To mark its bicentenary, the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) has created the commemorative album Shaping the World as a beautifully designed book to showcase the 200 structures and engineering projects that have had the greatest impact on the people lives. The book celebrates the individuals and organisations that deliver the vital infrastructure everyone relies on and […]

  • 26 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Salud Carbajal has announced the passage of new federal funding for water projects on the Central Coast included in the Fiscal Year 2019 Energy and Water Appropriations Act (H.R. 5895). The bill – signed into law by the President on Friday – includes investments in the Cachuma Water Project, and will help fund necessary dredging in the Morro Bay […]

  • 26 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Governor Ralph Northam this week announced completion of a project partnership agreement between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Virginia Marine Resources Commission (VMRC) to launch the design and construction of the Tangier Island Jetty in Accomack County. This federal and state funded infrastructure project will protect the western portion of the navigation […]