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  • 6 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    Normal operations are scheduled to resume today, as crews continue construction of the foundation of the New NY Bridge with the ongoing installation of permanent piles, according to newnybridge.com. Subsurface utility investigations will take place in Tarrytown this week. To facilitate this operation, the northbound right-hand lane of the New York State Thruway (I-87/I-287) near […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Equipment, Technology

    This weekend, the first commercial cargo was transhipped on the inner waters of Maasvlakte 2. At one of the two specially designed berths, oil products were transhipped from the ‘Blue Marlin’ to the ‘Chemtrans Sea’. As the berths are sheltered, it is possible to work faster, more reliably and more safely than on open zee. […]

  • 18 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    People in the White Horse Lane area of Boston will see Environment Agency staff putting up temporary demountable flood defences on Thursday. The structures are being used to reduce flood risk in the area after a 30-metre section of flood wall was damaged by the tidal surge on 5 December. In total 60-metres of temporary […]

  • 28 October 2011

    EPA has issued its Proposed Plan for the cleanup of the Centredale Manor Restoration Project Superfund Site in North Providence, R.I. The Proposed Plan presents multiple long-term cleanup alternatives for the cleanup of sediment, soil, surface water and groundwater contamination. EPA’s preferred cleanup alternative generally includes: • Removing buried waste material from Source Area (where […]

  • 21 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Stone Harbor officials have learned that the ongoing beach nourishment project will now involve the entire beachfront. The Borough has successfully negotiated a new agreement that will result in a fully restored beach along the entire community that will be provided at no cost to the municipality. “I am elated that we have been able […]

  • 27 August 2012

    A total of 17 levee systems in or near Sacramento, Stockton, Chester, Knights Landing and Gustine are now ineligible for federal rehabilitation assistance after a temporary agreement between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the state of California extending eligibility for deficient levees expired in June. The Corps informed the California Central Valley Flood […]

  • 23 June 2010

    Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) sent a letter to Admiral Thad Allen today supporting Allegiance Capital’s request for a waiver of the Jones Act. For more than two weeks, Fred McCallister, Vice President of the Dallas-based investment bank, has been requesting a waiver of the Jones Act in order to bring boats from Europe to U.S. […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Crews have resumed pumping sand onto the beaches of Rockaway as part of the Corps of Engineers’ effort to repair and restore the engineered beach there to provide coastal storm risk management benefits to the community. Work was temporarily stopped this summer when, as expected, crews moving east reached nesting areas of the endangered piping […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The first phase of Exeter’s £30 million flood defence scheme will begin next month with improvements to the main flood relief channel. When finished the new scheme will reduce flood risk to approximately 3,000 homes and businesses throughout the city. The Environment Agency and its partners, Devon County Council and Exeter City Council, will also […]

  • 7 September 2012

    A major works project to dredge St Aubin’s inner harbour is due to commence in early October 2012 and is expected to take up to four months to complete. Dredging was last carried out in late 1998 and since this time silt and mud has built up and rendered some of the moorings unusable. Once […]

  • 2 April 2014

    Minister Schultz van Haegen, the Dutch Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment, will be presenting the draft Master Plan for the National Capital Integrated Coastal Development (NCICD) programme during her trade mission to Indonesia. The Master Plan offers a long-term solution to flooding in North Jakarta, and was drafted in the course of the past […]

  • 12 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    An extensive new harbor complex that will attract large cruise ships to one of the Middle East’s most iconic locations is underway, with Keller nearing completion on some innovative deep compaction works. The new 20-million-square-foot Dubai Harbor, which will sit adjacent to the famous Palm Jumeirah, will feature the region’s largest marina, as well as […]

  • 2 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Sacramento is among the most at-risk cities in America for catastrophic flooding. An aging system of dams, weirs, bypasses and levees work together to reduce flood risk for the city. But that system, just like a chain, is only as strong as its weakest link, and needs comprehensive modernization. This year, the U.S. Army Corps […]

  • 22 May 2012

    Tideland Signal Limited, a British-based member of the Tideland group of companies, has won another major contract to supply buoys and lanterns for the port at Mombasa. Previous orders have come from the Kenya Ports Authority, but the current order was placed by Van Oord of the Netherlands, which has improved access to Mombasa by […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The discovery of an early 18th century cannon during work on the Miami Harbor Deepening Project was certainly an exciting moment for crew members of the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock (GLDD) LLC Company.  Their discovery was made in August while the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ contractor was working at the seagrass mitigation site […]

  • 22 June 2012

    Today, following his effort to push for Glens Falls, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer announced that the Environmental Protection Agency has selected the City of Glens Falls for a highly competitive environmental workforce development and job training grant. This award comes on the heels of Schumer calling EPA leadership directly on the city’s behalf. Training […]

  • 23 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Wells Harbour Commissioners (WHC) have received legitimate complaints from fishermen and other users of deeper draught craft regarding the delays to the WHC dredging licence application. WHC are issuing this explanation of the situation, which it is working hard to resolve. Due to a build up of sand in the Channel leading to Wells Harbour, […]

  • 31 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Duval County beach nourishment project will reinitiate next week, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District. The goal of the project is to restore protection features prior to the start of hurricane season, June 1. The additional dune-work, funded by the City of Jacksonville, will continue on all beaches, including Jacksonville, Neptune and […]

  • 12 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As part of their quest to find innovative treatment and re-use solutions for difficult and wet waste materials Land and Water Services Ltd (LAWS) has been using Geotube®Technologies for the accelerated, onsite, dewatering of difficult sludges for Anglian Water Services Pic. On a live contract at Pitsford Water Treatment Works, LAWS technology, combined with innovative, […]

  • 15 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The EcoShape foundation which carries out the public-private Building with Nature innovation program recently released a study on the Mud Motor Koehoal salt marsh development. The Koehoal Salt Marsh Development with a Mud Motor looks at the potential for furthering the development of salt marshes in the Wadden Sea by making optimal use of the […]

  • 1 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The concerned groups and individuals said there should have been transparency in the controversial P50-million Yawa River dredging project implementation in line with the “Matuwid na daan” policy of President Benigno S. Aquino III. Incidentally, dredging projects have been selectively banned in the Bicol Region because of their highly scandalous implementation in the past, which […]

  • 20 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The past three years have proved challenging for the St. Paul District’s channels and harbors team. As Mother Nature continues serving up records for volume of water, river flows and sediment, the team responsible for managing the Mississippi River’s navigation channel from Minneapolis to Guttenberg, Iowa, is also actively seeking permanent locations along the river […]

  • 31 May 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The new flexible dredging concept is the answer to increasing demand for raw materials while sand winning locations are located further from shore at increased dredging depths. The RoRo Deep Dredge, which can work up to -200 m dredging depth, has specifically been designed to meet this demand and to challenge current technical limitations. Shortage […]

  • 27 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As GE works with EPA to evaluate options for dredging and backfilling in the land-locked area (the stretch of river south of Thompson Island Dam and north of Fort Miller Dam) a modified approach has been identified that revises the original plan described in a December 2013 project fact sheet. Last year, GE announced preliminary […]

  • 29 June 2012

    On 11 July, the high point in the construction of Maasvlakte 2 will occur. Then, at slack water, when the current is at its weakest, the gap in the 11 km long seawall will be closed. From that moment, the Dutch coastline will be changed forever and the new land will be well protected from […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    To protect the Netherlands against the rising of the sea level, the Delta Works have been built, according to the American Society of Civil Engineers, one of the seven modern wonders of the world. Hydrauvision, who also contributed to the development of the Delta Works, once again was asked to collaborate in a similarly major […]