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  • 14 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Puerto Rico-Resident Commissioner, Jenniffer Gonzalez Colon, yesterday witnessed the official beginning of the Port of Mayaguez dredging project with an investment of 100 percent federal funds. “During the Mayor of Mayaguez’s 2017 swearing in, I made a commitment to the Mayor and mayaguezanos that we would get the resources to carry out the dredging of […]

  • 28 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is ready to mark the beginning of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) tomorrow at 10:30 a.m. at 1 Old Fort Jackson Road in Savannah. The recovery of the CSS Georgia ironclad from the floor of the Savannah River will be the first action undertaken in this phase of the […]

  • 10 March 2014

    BD Westby has started to dredge the River Avon in Stratford-upon-Avon, reports the Stratford Herald. River Avon was previously dredged in 2001. Dredging operations, undertaken under the Clopton and Tramway bridges, are scheduled to last three to four weeks. “We’re removing the deposits of leaves and branches and sand that’s washed down the river,“ said […]

  • 26 November 2012

    The Namibe Port Firm will soon start the second stage of the rehabilitation programme of infrastructures in Lobito and Namibe ports. According to a press note, this second stage also includes the start of studies on the expansion of Namibe Port in deeper waters, aimed at making it a strong leverage for the socioeconomic development […]

  • 8 August 2011

    With hot temperatures and an on going drought, Lake Texoma has been suffering. According to officials, the lake is losing around a half inch… (kten) [mappress] Source: kten, August 8, 2011

  • 27 December 2010
    Equipment, Technology

    Company JCB, one of world leaders on special equipment manufacture, began release of new dredges-loaders 3CX and 4CX. Sale of special … (rusnews) [mappress] Source: rusnews, December 27, 2010

  • 24 September 2012

    Today, Deltares will start a unique experiment with geotextile on the IJkdijk in Groningen. The 15 m wide and 0,5 m long textile has been positioned vertically on the test dike. Over a period of one week, tests will be conducted to see if this approach can counteract piping. Sensors and water-pressure meters will be […]

  • 22 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Cook Road boat launch dredging scheme is officially underway, the City of Kelowna announced. Environmental mitigation and site operations require a complete boat launch closure to accommodate measures for protecting the environment and surrounding infrastructure. The sand will be stored onsite for dewatering and then relocated to the south shoreline of Rotary Beach, closest […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The EU-funded Mare Nostrum Project is holding a special training workshop focusing on applying the principles of PPGIS (Public Participatory GIS), to encourage coastal conservation and improve spatial planning in the Mediterranean Sea. The workshop, hosted by Mare Nostrum’s Maltese partner Integrated Resources Management (IRMCo), began today in Valletta, Malta and will be open until November 14th […]

  • 19 June 2012

    Port Hacking navigation channels dredging began yesterday, reports theleader. The sand dredged from the Hacking River will be used to recreate an artificial sand reef or “sand slug” close to the shoreline along Cronulla’s beaches. Dredged material was expected to protect the sea wall. Depending on weather conditions, the dredge will remove material from channels […]

  • 27 January 2011

    A feasibility study into an offshore reef to address coastal erosion at Old Bar, east of Taree, is due to start in March. The reef would … (abc) [mappress] Source: abc, January 28, 2011;

  • 1 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Sunergy Inc. commenced Dredge #1 operations in Bomi Hills area of Liberia and will move Dredge #2 into position in one week, at least two weeks ahead of schedule. Both dredges are owned and operated by the Company in support of local licensed tribal artisanal efforts to harvest diamonds and gold. This initial operation in […]

  • 5 December 2013

    A new Damen CSD500 has started an impressive job in Nigeria. It is to clear a 52 km long stretch of a river, to improve accessibility of an inland transshipment port. The delivery of a complete Damen dredging package gave the project a flying start. The ”Karamara” has been acquired to increase the accessibility of […]

  • 1 August 2011

    Work began Friday to combat erosion that has threatened to send Harbour Town Golf Links’ most famous green into Calibogue Sound.   (islandpacket) [mappress] Source: islandpacket, August 1, 2011

  • 9 December 2010

    Preliminary work on the 25-kilometre Ada Sea Defence Project which is expected to salvage coastal communities in Ada from the ravages of the… By Seth J. Bokpe (modernghana) [mappress] Source: modernghana, December 9, 2010;

  • 7 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Beginning September 8, vehicles won’t be permitted on Vilano Beach because of a beach renourishment project to restore the dunes, St. Johns County Government said in their latest release. The project is expected to continue until early 2021. It is designed to restore critically-eroded shoreline and dunes, St. Johns County officials said. In addition to […]

  • 2 June 2020

    A shore based dredging operation at Magheraroarty Pier is getting underway this week, Donegal County Council reports. It’s to coincide with low tides which accommodate such operations, said the council. The dredged material will be re-utilized for beach nourishment at a nearby facility. Donegal County Council added that this is essential work to ensure the […]

  • 1 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    This week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will begin the final stage of cleanup work on Portage Creek, which flows into Michigan’s Kalamazoo River. Approximately 4,000 cubic yards of contaminated sediment will be removed from the creek. EPA expects to complete the Portage Creek cleanup this year — months ahead of the initially-projected Summer 2014 […]

  • 12 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The 3rd Annual Dredging and Port Expansion Africa will again be the premier meeting place for port and dredging professionals in Africa. The event will dock in Durban, South Africa, from 28-29 January 2014. Case studies and updates from the latest port development projects in Africa including Angola, Ghana, Namibia, South Africa and more will […]

  • 22 February 2012

    Allana Potash Corp. reports that the Government of the Republic of Djibouti Ministere de l’Equipment et des Transport, through the Djibouti Port and Free Zone Authority (“Port Authority”), has begun the pre-qualification process to select contractors for the construction of the new port at Tadjoura, Djibouti. As released by the Djibouti Government, under financing to […]

  • 15 May 2012

    As the Quad-City Times reports, Newt Marine Co. will begin dredging operations today at the Clinton Marina. Maintenance dredging will take place at the main river entrance to the marina and around the gas dock. Work is expected to continue for one week, during which boaters may experience a slight delay of boat access to […]

  • 1 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Haddiscoe New Cut dredging program will be undertaken from Monday 3rd November 2014 until Friday 19th December 2014. During this period dredging will be in operation between 08:00 and 16:00 daily, excluding weekends. During each period of operation delays of up to 2 hours may occur. Mariners must await clear instructions from the dredging […]

  • 25 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 23rd Latin American Congress of Ports will be held in the city of Puerto Iguazu, Argentina, on August 26-29, 2014. This event will be hosted by the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) in strategic partnership with the Government of Misiones, the Argentine Port Council and the Port Authorities of Bahfa Blanca, Quequen, Buenos […]

  • 9 July 2012

    A long-awaited dredging project off Sanibel may start Monday after being delayed for several weeks due to weather and mechanical issues. According to nbc-2.com, this dredging project will take place at Blind Pass, between Sanibel and Captiva. Equipment is in place to remove 120,000 cubic yards of sand and put it back on the shore […]

  • 6 October 2011

    Work will start today at Townsville, in north Queensland, on a multi-million dollar cruise ship terminal and an upgrade for two of the … By Natalie Poyhonen (abc) [mappress] Source: abc, October 6, 2011;

  • 13 September 2010

    Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore announces a revision of dredging works at Loyang Offshore Base, Serangoon Harbour, with effect from 15 September 2010 to 14 March 2011. Construction of the new jetty will entail piling, concrete works, casting of dolphins, installation of walkways and construction of superstructure. Piling and concrete works will be carried […]