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  • 17 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Mindowaskin Park Pond Restoration project is approaching its latter stages as the contractor, T.R. Weniger, continues to forge ahead with the removal of tons of sedimentary material, reports the Town of Westfield, NJ. According to the release, so far, nearly three-quarters of the sediment has been dredged and trucked off-site to a proper disposal facility. […]

  • 13 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Komatsu Europe International has introduced a new range of MR-5 mini excavators, coming in February to the European market. The new PC30MR-5, PC35MR-5, PC45MR-5 and PC55MR-5 hydraulic excavators are four machines with tight tail swing radius and swing booms that hug the machine to help with work in tight spaces, Komatsu said. The company added […]

  • 13 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The newly renovated Port of Abbot Point’s Marine Offloading Facility (MOF) is almost ready to receive its first delivery with stage one of construction works now complete, North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP ) just announced. NQBP Senior Project Engineer, Anoop Pillai, said that although special marine construction expertise was required on the project, local contractors […]

  • 10 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is proposing a £17.7 million Lewisham and Catford flood alleviation scheme to help manage the risk of flooding to approximately 990 homes. Flooding from the River Ravensbourne has been recorded in the Lewisham and Catford area since 1809. The last major flood was in September 1968 where heavy rainfall caused the river to […]

  • 9 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Philippine Reclamation Authority (PRA) has identified 96 reclamation ventures in varying stages of evaluation or approval along with 487 unauthorized projects that the government plans to either seek reimbursement from or take back the lands through forfeiture proceedings. Speaking at the 40th anniversary celebration of the PRA, Finance Secretary, Carlos Dominguez III, said that […]

  • 8 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    For the first time, Rolls-Royce will be supplying MTU engines for use in excavators, having won an order from British construction equipment manufacturer JCB. “MTU’s Series 1000 engines are compliant with EU-Stage IV and EPA Tier 4f emissions legislation and are to be used to power new excavators in JCB’s JS 300, JS 330 and […]

  • 7 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The first stage of construction works on the Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development project starts today, according to the Dover Port. The port announced that this major stage of the construction program is now officially underway and is scheduled to be completed at the end of 2018. As the result of these works there will be some […]

  • 6 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The latest stage of the Environment Agency’s £58 million Ipswich Flood Barrier Scheme has been completed. According to the release, over the last few months, VBA the contractors working for the EA, have installed the cofferdam, pumped it dry and they have now excavated the river silts and gravel. The next stage is to pour […]

  • 1 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finalized a cleanup plan that will remove contamination in the creek corridor of the Eighteen Mile Creek Superfund Site in Lockport, N.Y. The creek corridor is approximately one mile in length and extends from the Erie Canal to Harwood Street in Lockport. According to EPA, the Creek and […]

  • 25 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey’s Ocean City will not pursue a proposed program to transfer dredged material to the Shelter Road Recycling Center, the city mayor Jay Gillian said last week. The mayor made the announcement last Friday, after meeting with representatives of the Ocean Reef Condominium Association. “Throughout my administration, I have always sought public feedback in […]

  • 24 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging at the Murray Mouth has resumed following maintenance works on the one remaining dredge, reported the Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources (DEWNR). DEWNR Water Resource Operations Manager, Jarrod Eaton, said that the dredging is important to maintain connectivity and the exchange of water between the Coorong and the Southern Ocean to maintain healthy […]

  • 18 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) has released a new ‘Facts About’ publication on Adaptive Management. ‘Facts About’ is a series of concise, easy-to-read leaflets which give an effective overview of essential facts about specific dredging and maritime construction subjects. Each leaflet provides a kind of ‘management summary’ for stakeholders who need a quick understanding […]

  • 17 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In a wave basin, in its physical modelling laboratories in Oxfordshire, HR Wallingford’s engineers have built a scaled model of the proposed new Aberdeen Harbor. HR Wallingford has been involved in the project from its initial concept stages in 2010, and will be working with Aberdeen Harbor Board right through to construction and undertaking modelling […]

  • 17 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has just released an update to the Master Plan Data Viewer. According to CPRA, the viewer is an online tool that lets residents learn more about their current and future flood risk. The viewer was created in response to the public’s number one question about the coast, which […]

  • 15 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

      Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 9-15, 2017).   Boskalis Part of Dover Western Docks Revival Project The first stage of the Port of Dover’s flagship Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development project is now officially underway.   Van Oord Secures Land Reclamation Contract in […]

  • 9 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The first stage of the Port of Dover’s flagship Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development project is now officially underway. The port recently appointed VSBW, a joint venture between VolkerStevin and Boskalis Westminster, to deliver the marine structures and bridge works. With a contract value of £115 million, this stage will include the design and construction of […]

  • 9 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. EPA has released its final cleanup plan, called a Record of Decision, for 10 miles of the Lower Willamette River within the Portland Harbor Superfund Site which runs through the economic heart of Portland, Oregon. EPA’s final plan, or ROD, addresses contaminated sediments through dredging, capping, enhanced natural recovery and monitored natural recovery, […]

  • 5 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Housing Development Corporation of Maldives and TÜMAŞ, Turkish Engineering Consulting & Contracting Co, have entered into an agreement for the design and construction of bridges, channels, harbors and shore protection works for the Hulhumalé Phase II. The agreement was signed today in a ceremony held at HDC head office by the company’s Managing Director, Mohamed Saiman, and […]

  • 23 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Team Van Oord has just released an interesting overview of the business year 2016. Explaining the year as “a busy, productive and exciting one“, the company rounded up 2016 with some of the key highlights and achievements, putting them all in one story named “2016 – a year in pictures and words“. January January saw Team […]

  • 16 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Marine Group has announced that the reconfiguration of the layout at Aberystwyth Marina is now complete. Walcon Marine has been on site for the past 3 weeks, carrying out an extensive program of works to significantly improve the marina layout. Several new pontoons have been installed and others have been repositioned to considerably upgrade […]

  • 15 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Transnet National Ports Authority’s project to deepen and lengthen berths at Durban Container Terminal (DCT): Pier 2 has reached a key milestone – the multi-billion Main Marine Construction Works package will go out to tender this month. This follows the two environmental approvals secured from the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) last year for marine […]

  • 15 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    With the appointment of a contractor to the Kopeopeo Remediation Project, physical works look set to start in the coming months, according to the Bay of Plenty Regional Council. The Kopeopeo Canal Remediation project, co-funded by the Ministry for the Environment through the Contaminated Sites Remediation Fund (CSRF) will use a staged approach to remove, […]

  • 14 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA) has just announced that the Broadwater dredging scheme is finally completed. “There is no dredging planned for 2017/18 for the Broadwater,” the Authority said in its announcement. “This is because we have just completed 18 months of dredging within the Broadwater, with a spend of $5.3 million, we are […]

  • 6 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    In 2013, together with Colombian Partner Gómez Cajiao, Royal HaskoningDHV was appointed by the Government of Colombia for the restructuring of the 120km Canal del Dique. The project is now in the final review stage before completion, which is currently scheduled for February 2017. The challenges around the project included restoring and preserving the ecological […]

  • 6 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    From today, December 6th, dredging at the Murray Mouth will pause for about a month to allow for repairs and maintenance of the dredge. The dredging started in January 2015 to maintain connectivity between the Coorong and the Southern Ocean after River Murray flows were no longer sufficient to scour sand from the Mouth. By […]

  • 2 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Almost one year on since the first of a series of significant winter storms struck the region, the Scottish Borders Council is continuing to make significant progress with a number of flood schemes. Storm Desmond hit the Borders on 5 December 2015, followed by storms Frank on 31 December and Gertrude on 29 January 2016. […]