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  • 21 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The dredging operations are currently underway for what is believed to be the final stretch for the Fox River Cleanup Project, the FOX 11 News reports. This cleanup scheme is designed to reduce risk to human health and the environment due to the presence of PCBs – polychlorinated biphenyls – in Fox River sediment. It’s […]

  • 17 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Harwich Harbor maintenance dredging program, conducted by the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Sospan Dau, is currently underway.  The dredged material will be disposed of to the beneficial sites in the River Stour and River Orwell. Maintenance dredging is carried out approximately five times a year, to ensure that Harwich Harbor’s deepwater channel remains […]

  • 6 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Bayside City Council, Victoria, is currently undertaking works in Sandringham to reduce erosion and protect the coastal environment. These works are taking place along the coastal path and Trey Bit Reserve during April and May. Key improvements include: Extending existing fencing along the coastal path to protect flora and fauna; New drainage at Trey Bit […]

  • 2 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Eastland Port’s dredger Pukunui is going about its work in the bay, maintaining the depth of the channel. “Eastland Port, like all ports in New Zealand, is designated an essential service by the government for COVID-19 Level 4,” said chief operating officer Andrew Gaddum. “We’re required to keep the port fully operational at all times, […]

  • 31 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    A contractor for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ St. Paul District – Kaiyuh Services, LLC, of Anchorage, Alaska – is preparing to start construction on a habitat restoration project in Conway Lake, near Lansing, Iowa, in May. The completed project will restore lost and diminished fish and wildlife habitat in Pool 9 of the […]

  • 24 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Redland City Council is conducting regular maintenance dredging operations in Weinam Creek – Southern Moreton Bay. The Queensland Government Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) announced that dredging operations will be conducted from 20 March 2020 to 30 March 2020. In the notice, TMR said that the dredge will operate near the ferry terminal […]

  • 20 March 2020
    Business & Finance

     The Southwest Florida Water Management District’s WaterMattersTV has just released this very interesting video about the Lake Seminole Dredging Program.  Under the official plan, this three-year dredging project will remove about 54 tons of phosphorus and 311 tons of nitrogen, reducing nitrogen loads by 56 percent in Long Bayou and Boca Ciega Bay. Lake […]

  • 17 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Ducks Unlimited’s Phil’s Cut Marsh Enhancement Project is currently under construction in Terrebonne Parish.  This project will enhance 2,700 acres of fresh and intermediate marsh in the Terrebonne Basin, where rates of coastal land loss are high. The project includes the installation of a new flap gate water-control structure and construction of earthern terraces along […]

  • 12 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Work is progressing well on the latest phase of a scheme which will reduce the risk of coastal flooding for more than 4,500 homes and businesses on Portsea Island. The £58m North Portsea Island Coastal Defense Scheme, which is being delivered by the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership on behalf of Portsmouth City Council, is being […]

  • 25 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    After successfully securing funding from the Environment Agency, Havant Borough Council is carrying out the next beach recycling campaign along the Eastoke frontage. The aim of this campaign is to reinstate the beach to the 1:200 year design standard of protection, reducing the risk of coastal flooding and erosion to properties and infrastructure. According to […]

  • 25 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Norfolk District’s navigation team arrived at Croatan Point in early February to replace pilings and a floating dock in preparation for the next iteration of dredging. Located at the south end of the Oceanfront, the Rudee Inlet is a hub for fishing charters, jet skiing, parasailing and serves as […]

  • 18 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Construction of a new 350-meter-long wharf for Hawke’s Bay started in early February with a ground-breaking and blessing ceremony for workers held at Napier Port. A karakia was performed at the 6 Wharf construction site, along the northern end of the port’s container terminal, for the hundreds of people who will be working on the […]

  • 5 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Major works are reshaping the visitor experience at Kings Mill Reservoir in England, Ashfield District Council said in its latest announcement.  Ashfield District Council and partners including Nottinghamshire County Council and Mansfield District Council secured funding from The National Lottery Heritage Fund for improvements across King’s Mill Reservoir, The Lawn and Hermitage Ponds. The key […]

  • 28 January 2020
    Business & Finance

     Kananook Creek mouth maintenance dredging works are in full swing now, according to the Coast Guard Frankston. The project, aimed at improving accessibility for boat users throughout the year, is being carried out by long-reach excavator and under the supervision of the Frankston City Council. In the latest update on the project, the Coast […]

  • 27 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Ducks Unlimited is working to restore 2,550 acres of coastal marsh approximately 2.5 miles northeast of Buras, Louisiana. The project will combine coastal restoration techniques of marsh terraces and crevasses to optimize sediment capture from the Mississippi River. Wetlands adjacent to the Mississippi River have suffered extensive deterioration over the past century. Historically, the Mississippi […]

  • 20 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Siuslaw, Oregon, has just released these beautiful photos from their latest dredging project.  The Oregon International Port of Coos Bay and the Port of Siuslaw have partnered to complete dredging at the Port of Siuslaw inner boat basin. The dredger Laura and her support tug Ms. SoCo started the dredging Wednesday afternoon, […]

  • 13 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Environment Minster Rebecca Pow MP and Environment Agency Chair, Emma Howard Boyd, joined local partners last Friday (January 10) to mark the start of work on an innovative £40 million project to upgrade vital flood defenses in Great Yarmouth. The work, which is expected to complete next year, will upgrade the level of protection from […]

  • 7 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The preparation activities for the Manasota Key Beach Renourishment Project, to be conducted by Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD), are currently underway.  The mobilization is set to begin in the following days and will last until the beginning of February. Once mobilization is complete, the sand placement will begin on the Charlotte County […]

  • 24 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, received approval and funding recently to initiate the Feasibility Study for the deepening of the Port of Oswego’s navigation channel. The study will look at options to improve the economic efficiency of the harbor and the cost of making those improvements. “Deepening the harbor will unlock new […]

  • 19 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers crews have begun dredging the upper portion of the Wicomico River to ensure vessels can continue safely carrying fuel, materials and agricultural supplies to and from Eastern Shore communities. The dredge will remove roughly 100,000 cubic yards of material from the channel to ensure continued safe navigation along the […]

  • 16 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Preparation is underway for the execution of the circular sediment management plan for a reservoir dredging work in India, Royal IHC said in their latest project update.  The HDPE pipelines, geotextile tubes and non-woven material have arrived on site. The pontoon and workboat that will be used for operating the TT-pump were hired locally and […]

  • 13 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Guardamar Town Council, Spain, has started phase two of the Segura River dredging works. According to the officials, the dredging of the area will make the river navigable again, recovering its draft for the fishing and tourist vessels that use this area. Councillor for Works, José María Hernández, explained that current water depth in the […]

  • 11 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    DNREC’s Shoreline & Waterway Management Section is preparing for the upcoming dredging of a vital channel for Delaware boaters, Massey’s Ditch, which is the main waterway connecting Rehoboth Bay to Indian River Bay. The northern portion of the waterway – known as Baker’s Channel – will also be dredged as part of the project. Baker’s […]

  • 4 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Repairs are now underway on flood banks damaged by recent wet weather, with Environment Agency teams using specialist equipment to restore protection to homes, businesses and agricultural land in Lincolnshire. Work started over the weekend to fix the breach at the Barlings Eau using pontoons and amphibious diggers to access the riverbank. Meanwhile, repairs are […]

  • 26 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Bayside Council (NSW) is undertaking a beach nourishment project to replace 28,000m³ of sand within Ramsgate Baths with sand sourced from Sandringham Bay, Dolls Point. According to the Council, machinery installed at Sandringham Bay is pumping sand along the Cook Park foreshore via a temporary pipeline where it will be used to repair the beach […]

  • 18 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will place about 55,000 cubic yards of sand at the Grays Harbor south jetty breach fill near Westport, Wash., beginning Nov. 14. The sand placement is intended to protect against continuing erosion and the risk of a breach forming which could threaten the stability of the south jetty and […]