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  • 13 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representative Harold Rogers earlier this week announced nearly $200 million for flood control projects in Floyd and Johnson Counties. The federal funding will complete long-term disaster recovery projects, including the Town of Martin Redevelopment Plan and provide flood protection in Johnson County. The Town of Martin Redevelopment Plan, a flood control project orchestrated by […]

  • 12 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the African Development Bank (AfDB) have concluded financing of $59 million and $50 million, respectively, over twelve years, with the National Industrial and Mining Company (SNIM), the largest mining operator in Mauritania, EIB said in its latest release. This funding is intended for a SNIM’s dredging project, aimed to […]

  • 12 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency is conducting a federal environmental assessment for the proposed Marine Terminal Project on the North Shore of the Saguenay, located 45 kilometers from the city of Saguenay, Quebec. The Agency has invited the public and Indigenous groups to comment on the draft Environmental Assessment Report, a document that includes the Agency’s conclusions and […]

  • 12 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Borough of Spotswood, New Jersey, is set to receive a $2.5 million grant, administered through the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), for the Devoe Lake restoration project. Commenting the latest announcement, Senator Linda R. Greenstein said: “This is a significant investment by the DEP in Devoe Lake. The Borough of Spotswood has sought funding for […]

  • 12 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Siqura CCTV system was recently installed on board of trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) DC Brugge. According to an official announcement from Siqura, the new system will provide assistance in managing dredging operations as well as enhance overall security aboard ship. It consists of a total of eight outdoor and indoor cameras and network equipment, […]

  • 12 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Damen has begun work on the construction of an innovative dredging system for the first Marine Aggregate Dredger (MAD). “This vessel, which is being built at Damen Shipyards Galati in Romania, is designed to extract sand and gravel from the sea bed at depths of up to -55 meters, including in the challenging conditions of […]

  • 12 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    USACE’s Baltimore District Commander Col. Ed Chamberlayne, incoming Commander Col. John Litz and other District team members met with Representative Elijah E. Cummings and Congressman John Sarbanes earlier this week to discuss key programs and projects in support to the region and Chesapeake Bay. During a briefing at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, they discussed: dredging […]

  • 11 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Legislation (S.6927/A.8686) sponsored by NYS Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. and Assemblyman Brian Barnwell to create a New York City Seawall Study Commission has been approved by the State Senate and Assembly. The intent of the bill, which will now go to Governor Andrew M. Cuomo for final action, is to determine the feasibility of […]

  • 11 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, is currently reconstructing a sand dune in Willapa Bay near the Shoalwater Bay Indian Reservation. Crews from Manson Construction Co. of Seattle started staging heavy equipment in the repair area yesterday, and dredging and repair work is scheduled to start July 27 and last until mid-October. “Impacts […]

  • 11 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The CEDA Dredging Management Commission (DMC) had a busy agenda for their 8th meeting recently, taking place at the premises of the Corporate Member Femern A/S. Amongst the subjects discussed were their proposed outputs for the rest of the year. DMC will follow the CEDA Checklist for Successful Dredging Management (published in November 2017 and available free of […]

  • 10 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines Government has allocated $18.7 million for a development program at Naval Base Rafael Ramos in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu, aimed to make the base accessible to the present and future frigates that will be acquired by the Philippine Navy (PN). Commenting the latest announcement, PN spokesperson Cmdr. Jonathan Zata said that the bidding process […]

  • 10 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Last Friday, Congressman Rutherford announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will invest supplemental disaster relief funds in Duval, Nassau, and St. Johns counties for hurricane and natural disaster recovery. The USACE will invest $36.8 million in St. Johns County for the Vilano Beach renourishment project, as well as $2 million dollars in each […]

  • 10 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, recently pumped sand from Folly River onto Bird Key Stono to renourish this 35-acre bird nesting habitat. Historically, the District has placed fill on Bird Key Stono when dredging the Folly River Federal Navigation Channel since it’s the least cost disposal site for the operations and maintenance […]

  • 9 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The working group on turbidity limits (WGETL) has started its work, Central Dredging Association (CEDA) said in its latest announcement.  “Turbidity limits are often encountered by the dredging industry around the world and often significant resources are used to comply with turbidity limits. It is therefore very important that the imposed turbidity limits are optimized to […]

  • 9 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The McGowan Labor Government is getting on with the job of bringing more Western Australian, interstate and overseas visitors to Broome, the Government of Western Australia said in its latest release. Commenting the latest development plans, Premier Mark McGowan, said: “As a government, we’ve been working hard to bring more tourists to Broome and the […]

  • 9 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Matapouri Beach is in line for sand replenishment work, Whangarei District Council said in its latest release.  Council is planning to take sand that has become trapped in the estuary and put it back on the beach, mimicking a natural process that has been restricted since the road bridges went in many decades ago. Parks manager […]

  • 9 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) last week announced additional work that they plan to accomplish with the funding provided for disaster recovery in Public Law 115-123, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, signed into law February 9, 2018.  Among other things, Public Law 115-123 provided $17.398 billion for disaster recovery in six appropriations […]

  • 9 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, clarified last week additional work that it plans to accomplish with the funding provided for disaster recovery in Public Law 115-123, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, signed into law February 9, 2018. “We look forward to serving our community and Nation in executing the high priority […]

  • 8 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (July 2 – July 8, 2018).   PHOTO UPDATE: Unity Island Project Moves Ahead The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Great Lakes and Ohio River Division Commander BG, Mark Toy, last week toured the USACE Unity Island Beneficial Use of dredged sediment […]

  • 6 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, has received supplemental funding for disaster recovery projects on Folly Beach, Myrtle Beach, Edisto Beach, Pawleys Island, the Charleston Harbor and the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway as part of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018. The Charleston District has already received and used $29 million of this funding […]

  • 6 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    A flood prevention scheme located near the West Sussex town of Crawley is nearing completion, with Mackley currently on-site to carry out the final phase of works. The flood prevention works at Clay’s Lake are being carried out by Mackley working as part of Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency. A key element […]

  • 6 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Years of hard work and perseverance have paid off yesterday, as the City of Cedar Rapids received word they will get $117 million in Federal funding for its planned Flood Control System. Commenting the latest announcement, Jeff Pomeranz, Cedar Rapids City Manager, said: “The announcement of this federal funding award to Cedar Rapids marks a milestone […]

  • 6 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    K. Guraidhoo harbor was officially inaugurated last month, June 24, by Yameen Abdul Gayoom, the President of the Maldives, the Maldives Transport and Contracting Company Plc (MTCC) said in their latest announcement.  The construction of the 281 long and 142m wide harbor started in February, 2014 and the project was successfully completed in October, 2017. According […]

  • 6 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced yesterday additional work that it will accomplish with funding provided in Public Law 115-123, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018.   The act provides nearly $17.4 billion to the Corps for disaster recovery, among other things. The Jacksonville District received $3.348 billion for long term recovery investments in its […]

  • 5 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is working in partnership with Arun District Council to improve the coastal defenses at Elmer and to reduce the risk of flooding and erosion to people and property. The shoreline at Elmer, West Sussex has a range of coastal defenses such as the offshore rock breakwaters (islands), shingle beaches and rock revetment. […]

  • 5 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Miami-Dade County announced recently that the Army Corps 2018 Work Plan includes a $556,250 allocation for the start of a feasibility study for the Miami Harbor Safety and Navigational Channel Improvements Program at PortMiami. According to the County, once completed, these channel improvements will allow continued economic growth for Miami-Dade County and the State […]