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  • 2 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Repair works along the Mississippi River at Fair Landing Bendway are progressing well and are on target to be completed as planned. The narrow bend along this reach of the river now passes one-way traffic under normal conditions, the ongoing repairs and future improvement work will allow two-way traffic to pass. According to the U.S. Army […]

  • 27 January 2015
    Equipment, Technology

    An emergency dredging operation of the Lamma Power Station Navigation Channel has officially started. A small fleet of vessels, including two grab dredgers, four hopper barges, two tugs and one survey boat, is deployed in the area, according to the Hong Kong Marine Department. The number of vessels engaged in the works which will last approximately three […]

  • 20 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Takoradi Port dredging program that is paving the way for other projects to follow is progressing as planned and will be completed in two months, according to the Director of the Port, Capt. James Owusu Koranteng. In July 2009, the Ghana Ports and Harbors Authority (GPHA) announced a $450 million project to rehabilitate and upgrade […]

  • 16 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    This week, Grand Teton National Park advanced a riverbank restoration project to remove approximately 13 tons of old angle iron beams from the Buffalo Fork of the Snake River. Grand Teton proposed the removal of these structures in its Snake River Headwaters Comprehensive River Management Plan, completed in 2014. Shortly after, permits were obtained from […]

  • 15 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Two Missouri River Recovery Program sites have been temporarily closed to all public entry: Cranberry Bend project in Saline County and Cora Island project in St. Charles County, Mo. These closures allow construction of habitat improvement projects to commence at these locations to benefit native fish and wildlife resources including the endangered pallid sturgeon. Each site […]

  • 5 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Northeast Fisheries Science Center breakwater in Woods Hole, Mass., is being repaired under the terms of a $305,000.00 contract issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Construction started on December 11, 2014 and is scheduled to be completed on January 31, 2015. The contract was […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    For the next six months, dredging operations will be carried out at New Yau Ma Tei Typhoon Shelter, reported a few days ago the Marine Department of Hong Kong. The works will be carried out by two derrick lighters. Two hopper barges, two tugs and one work boat will assist in the works. The number of vessels […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    During the next two weeks a dredging contractor will be setting-up at the Murray Mouth to undertake preparatory works prior to commencing dredging operations in the near future. The mouth is at risk of closing due to lower than average flows in the River Murray which has allowed sand to build up. Department of Environment Water Resource […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    IMCO General Construction, Inc. has begun works on a $2.55 million construction contract to upgrade the Port of Everett’s South Terminal, strengthening the wharf to support roll-on/roll-off cargo operations.  This major infrastructure investment, made possible through a grant from taxpayers of Washington State, will strengthen 140-feet of the 700-foot dock to create a ‘heavylift’ pad in […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Major renourishment project aimed to restore dunes that were hit by the winter storms has been underway at Sandy Neck. Each year, high winds and waves cause damage to the front dune at Sandy Neck, and sacrificial sand is put in place to protect the parking lot and shoreline. About 5,500 cubic yards of sand was […]

  • 11 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Environment Canterbury (ECan) has confirmed that it has received the information it needs to proceed with developing a recovery plan for Lyttelton Port. ECan commissioners confirmed that the Lyttelton Port Company Limited had provided the necessary information at a special council meeting today. Chair of Commissioners, Dame Margaret Bazley, said the information supplied contained the necessary and sufficient information […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      The Department of Public Works and Highways regional office (DPWH-11) has started the dredging of the heavily silted portions of Agusan, Batoto, Ngan and Agibawa rivers in Compostela town, Compostela Valley (Comval) province. The local government of Comval, led by Congresswoman Maricar Zamora and DPWH-11 Regional Director Engr. Mariano R. Alquiza, was present during […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Communities across Wales are coming to terms with the very real threat of coastal flooding as the Welsh Government announced that as many as 48 areas have been identified where coastal defenses will not be maintained in the long term. With that stark reality in mind, scientists in Wales are contributing their expertise to obtain […]

  • 21 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, with the help from contractors, has begun dredging operations at the Homer Harbor entrance channel. An estimated 12,000 cubic yards of material will be removed from the basin in order to comply with the Rivers and Harbors Act which mandates the basin’s least feet of depth. The […]

  • 13 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A series of marine studies are being rolled out this month to support the planning of the Port of Hastings Development Project. Minister for Ports David Hodgett announced this today and said that the studies demonstrated the thorough process the Port of Hastings Development Authority is taking to progress planning of the project and develop […]

  • 10 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A great deal of work has been underway on the implementation of the Federal Government’s $3 million Tamar River Recovery Plan for cleaning up the River and improving the local environment and economy in Tasmania. Minister for the Environment Greg Hunt and Federal Member for Bass Andrew Nikolic today visited the Tamar River to inspect […]

  • 8 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Director of Dredgers’ Administration with the Suez Canal Authority, Ahmed Sayed Ahmed, said recently that the project of digging the New Suez Canal so far underwent several stages, including designing, dry digging and dredging. Ahmed added that the dredging stage reached 9 meters depth, as about 20,000 cubic meters are currently being dredged per day […]

  • 7 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations at the New Castle Range of the Delaware River have been underway since October 1st and will continue until November 15th. The cutter suction dredge ESSEX is operating in New Castle Range, working from north to south in the channel, starting in the vicinity of Killcohook National Wildlife Refuge. Mariners are cautioned to […]

  • 1 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Long-overdue federally funded dredging of Depoe Bay’s harbor has officially commenced and will continue for two weeks. Currently the Coast Guard is unable to leave the dock at low tide and must keep a motor lifeboat on ready alert outside the harbor. The dredging will allow free access at all times and improve safety for the […]

  • 12 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency, and their contractors Team Van Oord, have started refurbishment of the tidal flood defenses in King’s Lynn. After months of preparation, the work will involve refurbishing over 50 flood gates to ensure they are water tight. Flood and quay walls will be re-pointed and repaired to provide a good standard of defense. […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Port Hedland Port Authority has begun annual maintenance dredging of the inner harbor, swing basin, berth pockets and the main shipping channel, according to the port notice. Operations will be conducted on a 24/7 basis and are estimated to be completed by the 30th October 2014. The following vessels will be utilized: Sebastiano Caboto- […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, has a team in place surveying the area in preparation for construction of a temporary berm and diversion channel structure along the Rainbow Subdivision in Mt. Charleston. On Feb. 27, the State of Nevada, under Public Law 84-99, requested federal assistance and support. USACE headquarters approved […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The upper Hudson River dredging project, administered by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and General Electric (GE), will be in progress during the 2014 Navigation Season between Lock C-4 in Stillwater and Lock C-8 in Fort Edward. The dredging operations are lighted, have day shapes and arrow boards displayed. Additional informational signs have […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Contractors are dredging navigation channels near the town of Wachapreague. Cottrell Contracting Corporation’s dredge Marion began dredging Bradford Bay August 10 and is working its way northwest into Finney Creek and finally into Wachapreague Channel. The channels, which provide tourism and commerce to Wachapreague and navigation abilities to the U.S. Coast Guard, have naturally silted […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Mongla Port Authority has adopted a master plan for the development of the country’s second largest port that will be implemented within the 2021 strategy, according to the government’s announcement. The officials said that the authorities have already undertaken a scheme to rebuild No-2 and No-4 jetties of Mongla Port which have been lying incomplete […]

  • 18 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The annual sand dredging program at Tallebudgera Creek started last week with sand to be pumped onto Burleigh beach over the next five weeks. Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate said the work was is an integral part of the program to maintain and replenish sand on the city’s beaches ready for summer. “The dredge is […]