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  • 23 December 2011

    A permanent sand-pumping sentinel in the fight against Noosa Main Beach erosion was being installed this week in time for any required beach…   By Peter Gardiner (noosanews) [mappress] Source: noosanews, December 23, 2011;

  • 22 August 2012

    After the U.S. Coast Guard closed an 11-mile stretch of the Mississippi River for dredging, hundreds of barges are today stranded by low water. On Monday, dredging operations near St Louis were halting river traffic for 12 hours at a time, according to the Mail Online. There are currently several dredgers working to clear the […]

  • 7 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Nortport (M) Bhd, which operates one of two main maritime gateways in Port Klang, will be spending some RM104mil to acquire 13 units of electric rubber-tyred gantry (e-RTG) cranes as part of the port’s plan to be more environmentally friendly. Northport is the first terminal in Malaysia to purchase this eco-friendly port handling equipment and […]

  • 19 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    In week 14 Cofra started installing 5.5 million meters of drain for the expansion of the Port of Mombasa in Kenya for the Japanese contractor Toyo Construction. The drains are being installed by four drain stitchers that are operational day and night. In the coming weeks a network of horizontal and vertical drains will be […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Phase two of the $12.8 million maintenance dredging at the Port of Redwood City’s Redwood Creek channel by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ contractors is currently underway. During the first phase, the channel was dredged to 28-feet and this dredging work was completed last December. ”Increasing the depth of the channel by six feet […]

  • 30 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Dorena-Hickman Ferry has temporarily halted its operations due to the Hickman Harbor dredging project, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet said. According to Ferry Captain Jeremy Newsom, a dredging vessel, owned by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, is currently working in the Hickman Harbor to keep the channel and harbor open. Due to limited space at […]

  • 29 May 2020

    Despite the many coronavirus restrictions, dredging works at the Świnoujście – Szczecin fairway in Poland have got off to a flying start, DEME Group reports. Together with their joint venture partner Van Oord, DEME is responsible for the design and execution of the construction and dredging works for the adaptation of the fairway. “As always, […]

  • 15 June 2010

    A major construction project is underway at the Port of Albany being paid for with more than 12-million dollars in Federal Stimulus and… [mappress] Source: wten, June 15, 2010;

  • 15 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Bandar Abbas port is currently constructing a number of 15 container and oil terminal in back-up area of the port, the port official said. Mr. Stiri, Acting Director General of the port said that these terminals are under construction in an area of 80 ha with an investment worth 46 million USD. He also added […]

  • 20 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mariners are advised of maintenance dredging at San Remo Jetty, Western Port. The dredge will be operating in the vicinity of the San Remo Jetty & Pontoon. Dredge spoil will be deposited for beach renourishment. All on water plant, equipment or potential hazards to navigation will be marked with flashing yellow hazard lights from sunset […]

  • 29 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Major General John Peabody, Commander of the Mississippi Valley Division and President of the Mississippi River Commission, describes water as “the perfect engine of destruction. If it finds a weak spot in your defenses, it will attack that weakness relentlessly.” Public safety is always the number one priority of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, […]

  • 27 July 2012

    Sand shifting will soon begin at Mooloolaba Harbour, making it easier for boats to navigate. Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson said the $350,000 bypass system would prevent sand entering the navigation channel. “Sand will be removed before it crosses the entrance to Mooloolaba Harbour, and will then be transferred and deposited to Mooloolaba Beach, replenishing […]

  • 13 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    During the week of August 18-22, the Port of Kingston will be closing the marina to all vessel travel during select hours. This marina closure is a crucial part of the upcoming marina dredging project which requires the Port to relocate eelgrass out of the area to be dredged. As part of this eelgrass relocation, […]

  • 21 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 30 megawatt diesel-powered power plant being constructed in Cadiz City, Negros Occidental will be operational in the middle of 2014, Second District Board Member Salvador Escalante said. Escalante, former mayor of Cadiz, said Monday the power plant in Hacienda Paz is currently under construction, and equipment and machines have started to arrive. “The power […]

  • 3 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The dredging operations are being conducted at the Northlake Shipyard in Lake Union, and will be completed on or about 20 January, according to navcen.uscg.gov. Crane barges will be operating 24 hours per days IVO 47-38-45.0N, 122-20-28.0W. Turbidity curtains will be placed around the construction site along with water quality monitoring buoys on the outer side […]

  • 7 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Environment Agency was joined yesterday by military personnel as it starts the inspection of flood defences across the South West. The Agency will be inspecting more than 30,000 flood defence assets across the region. This will include defences around the whole south west coast from Bristol to Bournemouth and along the many thousand miles […]

  • 28 January 2014

    The Environment Agency is installing a one-kilometre long stretch of temporary flood banking near Riverside Quay in Hull to provide extra protection from tidal flood risk. Work began on Saturday to raise the height of a low-spot in the Humber’s defences, using a line of large sand and gravel-filled bags as a quick and temporary […]

  • 9 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    On behalf of the Canal & River Trust, the Land & Water crews are dredging the River Trent between Marton Mill and Cromwell Lock. The scope of the dredging will also include Torksey Cut. Craft operators should be aware of the likelihood of passing the dredger and follow any instructions from the crews where appropriate, […]

  • 18 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Cardno’s marine and freshwater ecology group is currently undertaking statistical analyses and reporting of ‘sponge garden’ habitat in Melbourne’s Port Phillip Heads. The work will determine the trajectory of recovery of the habitat affected by dredging associated with the deepening of the entrance channel into Port Phillip. Cardno will examine images collected by Professional Diving […]

  • 5 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Yorkshire Water’s trial works to improve the quality of the river environment downstream of Swinsty reservoir is now well underway. Salix is working with partners, Mott McDonald Bentley (MMB), Arup and the Environment Agency, along with local landowners, to monitor the results of various river restoration techniques, aimed at improving ecology in the River Washburn. […]

  • 20 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    A dredging program on The Entrance Channel is currently underway, the Central Coast Council said in their latest announcement. Mike Dowling, the council’s Director of Assets and Infrastructure, said that the dredging program is carried out to maintain tidal exchange between the ocean and the estuary. “Council must balance the delicate environment of The Entrance […]

  • 21 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Three of Shorflo’s 6” Super diesel pumps have enabled specialist contractor Ebsford Environmental clean-up over 2km of the Cromford Canal near Matlock for Derbyshire County Council. The task required Ebsford Environmental to dredge the canal clear of accumulated silt to allow the use of horse-drawn passenger boats to give tours of the historic waterway, set […]

  • 2 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    From 1 May 2013, to 1 August 2013, dredging work will be carried out in the precautionary area, in connection with the construction of Maasvlakte 2. In an area directly to the north of the Maascenter, sand will be extracted during the period indicated. The work will be carried out by one trailing suction hopper […]

  • 18 February 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, has hired a contractor to remove sediment along the channels in the Santa Ana River Marsh. The project will restore design channel depths to improve circulation and tidal flushing – both necessary to maintain the salt marsh habitat which includes many endangered species. The Corps’ project […]

  • 17 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The five terminals of Pasig River Ferry System have been rehabilitated by Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) in preparation for its opening on April. “We have started the rehabilitation because some of the ferry terminals have already deteriorated and neglected after its operations stopped,” said Engr. Emma Quiambao, director of the MMDA’s Sewerage Management Office […]