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  • 21 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, announced today the closure of Pope Road in St. Augustine Beach starting November 27th for the next scheduled renourishment of the St. Johns County Shore Protection Project. According to the Corps, Pope Road will be an equipment staging area, remaining closed for the duration of the project. […]

  • 24 July 2012

    The image could stop traffic on Manatee Avenue in downtown Bradenton: groups of men are whipping and whacking giant white balloon-like bags hovering above Wares Creek, reports heraldtribune.com. This unusual sight is part of Wares Creek cleanup. The purpose of the project is to reduce flood risk and related issues within the Cedar Hammock-Wares Creek […]

  • 16 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency, Exeter City Council and Devon County Council are working together to design and build a scheme which will reduce flood risk for the city of Exeter. The £30 million worth flood defense project has been split in two phases with the phase 1 now substantially complete. Phase 2 of the scheme gained planning permission on […]

  • 11 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Newcastle City Council has started setting up a works site to build a rock seawall at Stockton. The 140-meter barrier will be buried beneath sand to protect Stockton from powerful storms like the one that devastated dunes and walkways in June. The retaining wall-like structure is expected to take around four months to complete, depending […]

  • 27 April 2012

    In the first weekend of April, building consortium PUMA shut a temporary dam that forms a connection between the northern point of the Rotterdam World Gateway terminal and the soft sea wall. This compartmentalisation dam closes the Prinses Alexiahaven off from the other port basins on Maasvlakte 2. The port basin has been closed off […]

  • 26 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Port of Antwerp International (PAI), the consultancy and investment subsidiary of Antwerp Port Authority, has been appointed by the Council of Ministers of the West African country of Benin to modernize the Port of Cotonou. “This port is the economic heart of Benin, handling an annual freight volume of around 12 million tonnes. In the […]

  • 17 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work on the extension of a rock wall at Buffalo Beach and a geotextile seawall at Brophy’s Beach is planned for late April/May. “The consent to build a rock wall extension at Buffalo Beach has come through and we are now tendering for the work,” announced Thames Coromandel District Council. Meanwhile the consent for the geotextile […]

  • 29 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Government of India’s Fisheries Department has called for tenders to undertake dredging and desilting of the Pulicat Lake estuary in Tamil Nadu state, South India. This is a temporary solution to remove tonnes of silt that is blocking the movement of seawater into and out of the brackish water lake in Tiruvallur district, The […]

  • 28 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    One of the Corrigans Beach access tracks at Hanging Rock will be temporarily closed due to the Batemans Bay bar dredging works, according to the Eurobodalla Shire Council. The access track adjacent to the sailing club will be closed from 4 October until 23 December and residents will be able to use two nearby alternative access […]

  • 17 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Regional Planning and Environmental Center and the Tulsa District, in coordination with the Waurika Lake Master Conservancy District (WLMCD), have assessed the environmental impacts associated with the proposed maintenance dredging of the WLMCD water intake channel in Waurika Lake, Cotton, Stephens, and Jefferson Counties, Oklahoma.  Proposed activities include pumping […]

  • 29 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Beaches at Lancelin, Perth, Western Australia, will be widened with the sand from the Department of Transport’s latest maintenance dredging campaign in the area. Department of Transport (DoT) Maritime General Manager, Steve Jenkins, said that maintenance dredging, last completed in 2017, would restore channel depths and ensure safe navigation and access to the Lancelin Jetty. […]

  • 12 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Army Corps’ Norfolk District has awarded a 120-day period of performance contract to Cottrell Contracting Corp. for the Lynnhaven Inlet Federal Navigation Project. The new contract takes effect in May with completion projected for September. “The ultimate goal of the project is to restore the authorized dimensions to support safe, reliable, efficient, effective and […]

  • 17 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Italdraghe SpA, an Italian manufacturer of specifically designed dredging and mining applications, has delivered another Marina Master 8000 dredger to Fambridge Marina in Essex for her new owners Yacht Havens Ltd. This is the third dredger of its kind to be supplied to a UK marina owner and the second to this client. A key […]

  • 1 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The beach nourishment operations have passed Jennette’s Pier and are now progressing south near Mile Post 16.5 in the 8000 block of South Old Oregon Inlet Road, reports the Town of Nags Head, NC. In the update they said that sometime on Thursday, August 1, construction will jump to the submerged pipeline located near Mile […]

  • 6 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    A £6.3 million Environment Agency scheme to improve flood defenses on the River Humber at Albert Dock in Hull begins on Wednesday 12 November. The work will involve the construction of a 950-metre wall, one metre high, that will reduce the risk of flooding to hundreds of properties affected by last December’s tidal surge. A […]

  • 1 September 2010
    Business & Finance

    The Blockbuster has been making a big impression on the Maasvlakte in recent months. In the autumn, this specially-designed crane will place the first huge blocks in the Maasvlakte seawall. Testing is underway and the operators are practising with the new crane. The biggest blocks in the coming hard seawall are concrete blocks weighing 40 […]

  • 31 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District’s maintenance dredging project to maintain the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway in Venice, Florida, is currently underway, the City of Venice reports. The project involves removal of shoaled sediment and use of the dredged material on the beach and nearshore area to take advantage of ecosystem restoration opportunities. According […]

  • 29 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The restoration of Noosa Main Beach following the June 3 storm event is progressing well with more than 10,000 cubic meters of sand pumped back on to the beach, according to the Noosa Council. Pumping has been temporarily shut-down for the school holidays, with work planned to resume on July 11. “Despite the volume of […]

  • 14 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The dredging and landscaping project at Minnawarra Park Lake is set to begin tomorrow, February 15, reports the City of Armadale (WA). According to the City, the dredge process will alleviate deep accumulated sedimentation and organic sludge that has built up over recent decades. “Organic material and water that is extracted from the lake during the process will be […]

  • 4 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Shire of Gingin has temporarily closed access to Grace Darling Park in Lancelin owing to recent storm activity which has badly eroded the beach and undercut the gazebo making it unsafe for members of the public. “The gazebo structure and barbeque facility will be relocated to a safer area within the park until a […]

  • 13 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Le Tréport is a small town with a small fishing port and light industry, situated in Normandy. It is also famous for its 110 metres high chalk cliffs and the pebbly beach. Together with Eu and Mers-les-Bains, the three towns are known locally as the Three sisters. Because of its fast siltation all the harbours […]

  • 13 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) has just announced that the maintenance works are set to begin on the Bowen Wharf this week. According to NQBP acting CEO Rochelle Macdonald, the works include repairs to cracked concrete slab sections and some of the timber decking structure and the removal of deteriorated timber fender piles. “NQBP […]

  • 3 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    A recent bathymetric survey has identified further shoaling in the Gippsland Lakes’ Reeve Channel between Port Lateral Mark buoy No. 6 and Starboard Lateral Mark buoy No. 1, the Gippsland Ports reported earlier this week.  According to their release, “least depths recorded were 1.4 meters at LAT. Deeper water with least depths 1.8 meters LAT […]

  • 28 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Cowes Harbor Commission has just announced that the Eastern Channel dredge works will begin in January 2019. The dredging will be carried out before the end of the MMO (Marine Management Organization) consented window that runs through to the end of March 2019, added the CHC. The dredging can only be done over the winter due […]

  • 10 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The $34 million beach re-nourishment project along the Grand Strand is on hold temporarily, thanks to Hurricane Florence, reports the Myrtle Beach City Government. According to the report, the contractor – Great Lakes Dredge and Dock – finished work in Garden City and Surfside Beach (SC) this weekend. Instead of beginning the Myrtle Beach part of the scheme, […]

  • 12 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Canonsburg Lake Restoration and Improvement Committee and the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) announced yesterday that a long-awaited project has begun to improve the aquatic ecosystem of Washington County’s Canonsburg Lake, which has been adversely impacted in recent years by sediment buildup. Allison Park Contractors, Inc., has been awarded a $1.1 million contract for […]