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  • 8 June 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Napier Port is on track to start dredging for 6 Wharf this week, taking the port one step closer to finishing the wharf by the end of 2022. According to Napier Port general manager infrastructure services Michel de Vos, the GPK – a backhoe dredge operated by Heron Construction – arrived from Lyttleton today and […]

  • 25 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The next (virtual) meeting of the Hudson River PCBs Superfund Site Community Advisory Group (CAG) will take place on Thursday, May 28, 2020.  At the meeting, EPA will provide an update on status of various current project activities and the long-term monitoring activities (water, fish, sediment, and caps). According to their official announcement, EPA will […]

  • 24 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority of Louisiana (CPRA) has announced this year’s recipients of its annual Coastal Science Assistantship Program (CSAP). CSAP enables faculty members of Louisiana institutions to fund Master of Science students enrolled full-time at Louisiana colleges and universities who are involved in research relevant to Louisiana coastal protection and restoration efforts. […]

  • 17 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The inauguration ceremony of the 8000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Ghasha, built for Abu Dhabi’s National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), will take place at the headquarters of Royal IHC in Kinderdijk on February 19, 2020. “A combination of higher maneuverability, power and new innovations makes Ghasha a new benchmark in the dredging industry,” NMDC […]

  • 30 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    City of Oceanside Harbor, California, yesterday announced first in the series of updates regarding the annual Spring dredge of the harbor inlet. As already reported, the Army Corp is required to maintain the harbor entrance channel which is funded by the Federal Budget. This year the appropriated funds will allow the contractor (Manson Construction) to […]

  • 25 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. has been awarded the Velasco Container Terminal expansion project at Port Freeport, Texas. The Velasco Terminal expansion, which includes Berth 8, features over 925 feet of berth extension and will accommodate post-Panamax gantry cranes. This will be the single largest project built by a public port on the Texas Gulf Coast. […]

  • 2 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The next meeting of the Hudson River PCBs Superfund Site Community Advisory Group (CAG) will take place on Wednesday, December 4, 2019, at the Saratoga Town Hall, 12 Spring Street, Schuylerville, NY.  During the meeting, EPA will provide an update on status of various current project activities and the long-term monitoring activities (water, fish, sediment, […]

  • 13 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    While the Virginia Beach oceanfront renourishment operations will not restart before November 15, submerged pipeline is in place and heavy equipment is stationed, the Norfolk District of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said in their latest project update.  The project, which began in late June, renourished 75% of the oceanfront in approximately two months. The […]

  • 21 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ New York District, in cooperation with non-federal sponsors, the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation and NJDEP, will host a public meeting for the New York New Jersey Harbor and Tributaries (NYNJHAT) Study on October 24th, 2019 in Great Neck, NY. This coastal storm risk management study covers the New […]

  • 12 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Army Corps’ Philadelphia District has awarded a $7.5 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company to complete periodic nourishment of the Townsends Inlet to Cape May Inlet (Avalon and Stone Harbor) Coastal Storm Risk Management project. The project is a joint effort of USACE, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and […]

  • 14 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Portsmouth City Council has announced that a pre-construction exhibition focusing on the next stage of coastal defenses, set to protect North Portsea Island from the risk of coastal flooding, will take place today. In the lead up to the start of construction, a public exhibition will be held at The Great Salterns Mansion Harvester, Eastern […]

  • 12 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Suisun City, California, said in its latest announcement that the city’s harbor dredging scheme is set to begin today.  According to the City Manager, Greg Folsom, the new start date is tentative, but it is expected that the dredging operations will begin in the area from about 600 feet south of the […]

  • 5 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Beverly was recently awarded a $1,400,000 grant from the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development – Massachusetts Dredging Program to dredge the Bass River. The river was last dredged over 60 years ago by the Massachusetts Department of Public Works (MA DPW) in 1955. According to the city, this dredging project […]

  • 18 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Englewood Florida Chamber of Commerce has just released the latest update on their upcoming beach renourishment project, saying that the dredge equipment will be staged on/around the beach immediately following the end of Turtle Season (October 31st).  Work on the beach will not commence until the conclusion of the WaterFest Boat Races which are […]

  • 3 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has announced that the Dredging and Reclamation Seminar at the IHE Delft Institute for Water Education in Delft, the Netherlands, will take place from Monday, 24 June, to Friday, 28 June, 2019. According to the IADC, this five-day course strives to provide an understanding about dredging and reclamation through lectures by experts in the […]

  • 8 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, will host a public meeting on April 10 in Marysville to discuss construction plans for Phases 2B and 3 of the Marysville Ring Levee project. USACE reported that the open-house meeting will provide an overview explanation of the project’s status and supplemental environmental documents, which are based […]

  • 2 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Oregon State Parks’ rangers joined the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Portland District’s officials last month for a site visit to Fort Stevens State Park in the state of Oregon. “We met with construction companies interested in the upcoming work to south jetty at the Mouth of the Columbia River. South jetty construction, scheduled to […]

  • 27 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. President Donald Trump will visit the Lake Okeechobee area on Friday, March 29, to talk about progress on infrastructure projects on and near the lake, local media reports.  White House Deputy Press Secretary, Judd Deere, confirmed the news, indicating that Trump will tout work on repairs to the Herbert Hoover Dike and a long-planned rehabilitation project. […]

  • 11 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    A meeting on the Port of Long Beach Deep Draft Navigation Feasibility Study and Channel Deepening Project, a joint effort between the Port of Long Beach (POLB) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to evaluate potential improvements to the harbor, will take place this week, on February 13. The purpose of the meeting is […]

  • 8 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The City of Sarasota (FL) announced yesterday that the crews have begun staging equipment at Lido Beach in preparation for an emergency renourishment project that is scheduled to begin as early as this weekend. The contractor for the City’s short-term project, Coastal Dredging Corp., will spend the next few days laying pipe and bringing in […]

  • 11 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    A construction information event is set to take place at Mytholmroyd Community Center on Thursday, 20 September, about the Mytholmroyd Flood Alleviation Scheme which will help protect 400 homes and businesses in the village. The flood alleviation scheme, which will cost in the region of £30m, has been developed by the Environment Agency in partnership […]

  • 5 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The India Infrastructure Publishing Pvt. Ltd. has announced that their 9th annual conference on ‘Dredging in India’ will take place on September 6-7, 2018, at ITC Maratha, Mumbai. The mission of this conference is to highlight the trends and opportunities in the sector and discuss the key challenges. It will also showcase some of the […]

  • 3 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    On Friday, September 7th, the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment will meet to receive testimony from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) on Chief’s Reports received from USACE, the U.S. House of Representatives said in its release.  Congressional review of these reports, along with an explanation of the process by which USACE develops its projects, […]

  • 27 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Honolulu District, in partnership with the State of Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources’ (DLNR) Division of Aquatic Resources, will provide an update on the West Maui Watershed Management Study at the Ridge 2 Reef Initiative (R2R) public meeting on August 30. During the meeting, set to take […]

  • 1 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Emergency managers, public officials and industry executives will meet at the University of Houston on Friday, August 3, to discuss the latest updates on disaster preparations, loss mitigation and rapid recovery in the face of hurricanes and other storms. The Hurricanes, Major Disasters, Coastal Protection and Rapid Recovery in Texas and the Gulf Coast Region […]

  • 17 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Gisborne District Council said in their announcement that a public information session will be held this week to update residents on progress of the Wainui Beach Erosion Management Strategy (WBEMS). The council said that, during the meeting, residents will learn more about recent hearing decisions in relation to the management strategy. Long term, the Wainui […]

  • 7 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Phase III of dredging work in connection with the Saqr Port Berth Extension Project is scheduled to begin on 24th June. These dredging operations, to be undertaken near RAK Maritime City approaches, are set to last approximately four weeks. According to the latest Notice to Mariners issued by RAK Ports, during this period, the existing project […]

  • 18 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    With the 2011 earthquake rebuild behind it, Lyttelton Port Company (LPC) is now focused on enhancing its infrastructure to efficiently manage Canterbury freight volumes, forecast to more than double in the coming three decades. According to LPC Chief Executive, Peter Davie, the company has been granted resource consent to dredge the harbor shipping channel to […]

  • 27 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will hold a public information meeting on March 28 to discuss the Great Lakes Legacy Act cleanup of contaminated sediments in the Lower Rouge River Old Channel in Detroit, Mich. EPA is partnering with Honeywell, Inc. on the cleanup. According to the EPA’s official announcement, the meeting will feature a presentation […]