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  • 13 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Starting this week, the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality will begin overseeing the clean up of the last significant legacy contamination in the downtown reach of the Willamette River. NW Natural will be removing contaminated sediment at the former Portland Gas Manufacturing. This work will address historical contamination resulting from gas manufacturing operations along the […]

  • 10 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued proposed modifications to the 2016 cleanup plan for the “Rest of River” portion of the Housatonic River, which will result in faster and more comprehensive cleanup activity in the river and floodplain which will secure long-term, public health protections for Berkshire County residents. “EPA is making good […]

  • 10 July 2020
    Business development

    The Port of Townsville is spending $1.2 million to repair the Lucinda Jetty to extend the life of the popular fishing spot for the benefit of the local community. Commenting the latest news, Transport and Main Roads Minister Mark Bailey said that the contract had been awarded to Townsville engineering company Casa Projects and is […]

  • 7 July 2020
    Environment

    After almost fourteen years, the Boskalis Environmental has successfully completed the Fox River Cleanup Project. This project in Green Bay, Wisconsin is one of the largest US sediment remediation projects. The scheme consisted of dredging, processing and capping of PCB-contaminated sediment from the riverbed. The job of Boskalis Environmental was to design, build and operate […]

  • 2 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Construction works on a coastal defense scheme in the West Sussex village of Elmer have been successfully completed, according to the Environment Agency. The Elmer Coastal Defense Scheme was carried out by Team Van Oord, on behalf of the Environment Agency, Arun District Council and Elmer Sands Limited. Works on the project got underway in […]

  • 1 July 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    Cutter suction dredge Kalimna recently completed maintenance dredging operations at the confluence of The Narrows and Reeve Channel, according to the Gippsland Ports latest report. CSD Kalimna has been relocated to the area near the Entrance swing basin at the confluence of The Narrows, Hopetoun Channel and Cunninghame Arm, reported Gippsland Ports. The officials added […]

  • 1 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Work is progressing on the Portsmouth City Council North Portsea Island Phase 4 scheme, informs the Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP). According to ESCP, before the contractor Mackley starts work on the defences next to the coastal path, a section of the coastal path will be temporarily closed from 1st July 2020. The fourth of […]

  • 29 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) has successfully completed the channel dredging works, maintenance dredging and installation of mooring buoys of the Phase Two of the harbor construction project in Kelaa, Haa Alif Atoll. According to the company, the Kelaa harbor development project consists of 3,496 cubic metres of maintenance dredging, 12,768 cubic metres of […]

  • 26 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The $193 million Port of Townsville Channel Upgrade Project  has undergone  a project milestone, with the delivery of more than half of the total rock required to build a protective sea wall. Over 375,000 tonnes of rock has now been supplied to the Port of Townsville to build the 2.2-kilometre sea wall that will eventually […]

  • 25 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Preparations are now underway to recommence work on the £88m Hawick Flood Protection Scheme, in line with the Scottish Government’s construction industry guidelines. Work immediately stopped on the Hawick Flood Protection Scheme on 23 March following the government announcement of a lockdown. During this period, Scottish Borders Council announced the appointment of McLaughlin and Harvey as […]

  • 24 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Van Oord and its partner Boskalis have reinforced the 25-kilometre-long Dutch Houtribdijk with a new rock layer and enormous sand packages. The dike, which connects the cities of Enkhuizen and Lelystad, was handed over to client Rijkswaterstaat yesterday. “We have created a new beach near Lelystad especially for windsurfers and kitesurfers and we have developed […]

  • 23 June 2020
    Business development

    Land reclamation component of K. Maafushi Land Reclamation & Shore Protection project is now officially complete, Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) reports. According to MTCC, 25 hectares of new land were reclaimed under this project. The first rock boulder barge needed for shore protection works is set to arrive on June 25, 2020. The […]

  • 19 June 2020
    Equipment

    Earlier this week, Straatman BV successfully completed the production of two bow couplings for their customer Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD). This installation is designed for efficient beach and land reclamation and it realizes the connection between ship and floating hose line. The bow discharge installation consists of the following main parts: – […]

  • 17 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Colac Otway Shire recently engaged Maritime Constructions to complete a dredging scope at the Port of Apollo Bay comprising removal of 55,000m3. With limited delays and complications, the team were able to remove significantly more volume – 72,400m3 of material – within the available shire budget. “Siltation of harbor had been identified as the most […]

  • 16 June 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    As the largest hydraulic project in Ghana, the Ghana Tema New Container Terminal Project has been completed on June 12, informs China Communications Construction Company (CCCC). Undertaken by their subsidiary CHEC, the project mainly included the reclamation of 121 hectares of land from the sea, construction of a 3,558-m long breakwater, a 1,400-m long deep-water […]

  • 15 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    New York Congressman Lee Zeldin has announced that the final sand placement for the Army Corps of Engineers’ Fire Island to Moriches Inlet Stabilization Project was completed by Weeks Marine. The project entailed the placement of an estimated 2.3 million cubic yards of sand at Davis Park, Water Island, Fire Island Pines, Cherry Grove, Point […]

  • 11 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Nashville District has completed work to repair a slope above the Cumberland River diversion channel in Loyall, Kentucky. The Corps of Engineers awarded the $3,921,775 Loyall Slide Repair contract February 13, 2019 to Kay & Kay Contracting, LLC, in London, Kentucky. Michael Lee, Nashville District project manager, said that […]

  • 10 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    OpenIJ – a consortium of construction companies building the world’s largest sea lock in IJmuiden, the Netherlands – and the Port of Amsterdam recently gave the latest update on the project status. According to the update, the following works will be carried out in June. The western part of the Middle Lock island will be […]

  • 5 June 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    The Port of Vancouver has unveiled the latest update on the Centerm Expansion Project. According to the update, marine work in the water and on terminal will continue in June. Infilling is continuing this month at the northeast dyke and west end dykes 24 hours a day, six days a week (Monday to Saturday, with […]

  • 4 June 2020

    With immediate effect and for a period of approximately 4 months, dredging operations will be carried out at West Kowloon Refuse Transfer Station, Stonecutters Island, the Marine Department of the Hong Kong Government informs. The works will be carried out by one derrick lighter and one tugboat, one split hopper barge and one work boat […]

  • 2 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Environment Agency has constructed over 4 kilometres of flood defences over the last 2 years in Newhaven, East Sussex. The scheme, developed in partnership with Lewes District Council, is nearing completion and is already better protecting more than 300 homes and 200 businesses from tidal flooding as seen on several occasions this winter, most […]

  • 29 May 2020

    Australasian Marine Associates (AMA) has just completed the dredging works within Sanctuary Cove Marina for Mulpha Australia Limited, as part of their multimillion dollar marina upgrade incorporating a super-yacht facility. AMA was commissioned from project inception to design and implement the environmental surveys in accordance with permit requirements. The works included dredging and disposal of […]

  • 29 May 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    The Colac Otway Shire, Victoria, Australia, announced yesterday that essential dredging work to improve safety and access for boats, and secure the economic viability of the Apollo Bay harbour is 85 per cent complete. Colac Otway Shire Mayor Cr Jason Schram commented that the $1.05-million project, funded by the Victorian Department of Transport, is progressing […]

  • 28 May 2020
  • 25 May 2020
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Texas Commission on Environmental Quality recently completed removal of nearly 14,000 cubic yards of contaminated sediment from the Donna Reservoir and Canal System Superfund site in South Texas. The sediment was removed from a half-mile section of the canal with the highest concentration of contamination from polychlorinated biphenyls […]

  • 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 […]