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  • 21 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, has prepared a Finding of No Significant Impact, and is reviewing plans to allow the construction of a 600-foot long boardwalk on the Haverhill Local Protection Project. The 600-foot section will extend from the proposed Harbor Place Development to an existing boardwalk behind Haverhill Bank. The […]

  • 23 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Department on Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will be pursuing flood mitigation projects in Northern Mindanao, the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) reports. Massive flooding along Butuan-Cagayan-Iligan Road (BCIR) occurred on January 16 due to two weather disturbances, low pressure area (LPA) and tail-end of a cold front, affecting 1.345 families or 5.625 individuals in the […]

  • 4 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the State of Delaware and Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company recently completed dredging and beachfill operations at Rehoboth and Dewey Beaches in Delaware. The dredgers Dodge Island and Padre Island completed the work, which is designed to reduce damages from coastal storm. The goal of the scheme, worth $11.2 […]

  • 28 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Vital dredging of the entrance channel of the Clyde River at Batemans Bay has been completed in time for the Christmas holidays. Member for Bega, Andrew Constance, said that the NSW Government has invested over $500,000 to ensuring the lower reaches of the river are accessible to boaters during low tide. “Dredging the river channel […]

  • 7 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District initiated use of the new Louisiana Wetland Rapid Assessment Method (LRAM) in February 2016 as part of a yearlong interim evaluation and is now seeking public feedback. “Feedback will be used to make any additions, updates, corrections or clarifications to LRAM,” said Martin Mayer, Regulatory chief, […]

  • 14 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is seeking comments for the proposed maintenance dredging of the lower Kennebec River. According to the announcement, USACE calls for emergency maintenance dredging of portions of the Federal navigation project in the lower Kennebec River, between Phippsburg and Bath, Maine. The emergency dredging is needed to provide safe […]

  • 25 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    A program to manage roughly 19,400 linear feet of shoreline within Friday Harbor’s city limits is under state review. The Washington Department of Ecology is seeking public comment on the recently updated shoreline master program through April 24, 2015. The updated shoreline program will guide construction and development in the town’s saltwater and freshwater shoreline […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Programs to manage shorelines in six cities and towns within Grant County are open for comment through the Washington Department of Ecology. Coulee City, Electric City, Grand Coulee, Krupp, Soap Lake, and Wilson Creek joined Grant County in 2011 in a regional planning process to update each community’s shoreline program. Grant County’s program received final […]

  • 21 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    An unusual build-up of sand at the Mandurah Ocean Entrance has seen the Department of Transport (DoT) urgently install additional navigation aids to help skippers safety transit the area. DoT General Manager of Marine Safety Ray Buchholz said that a recent hydrographical survey of the entrance channel revealed a build-up of sand at the end […]

  • 24 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    A draft supplemental environmental assessment for adaptive management to the Sandy Point Bend chute complex in Harrison County, Iowa is currently available for public review. The EA evaluates the environmental impacts of adaptive management measures to maintain shallow water habitat quality within the chute complex and prevent impacts to the adjacent navigation channel. The original […]

  • 1 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comments on a permit application for dredging work in Lincoln County, Oregon. The applicant, Port of Alsea, is proposing a one-time dredging project for a total of 30,500 cubic yards to be removed from the Alsea Bay. Dredging will take place near the port launch ramp and boat basin in […]

  • 20 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The National Port Authority of Liberia (NPA) completed the Freeport of Monrovia dredging program on June 16, 2017, according to the local media. As a result of this dredging work, the port depth has increased to 13.5 meters in most places and 14.5 meters in other areas, eliminating the need for draft restriction which has been […]

  • 21 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    HME Construction, Inc. said in its latest announcement that they finalized the Bonneville Lock and Dam Spillway Basin Rock Removal Project on February 17, 2018. According to the official statement, the project consisted of rocks removal operations in various bays and in the apron. The rock moves around during spill operations, which means the large […]

  • 23 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Manitoulin Streams Improvement Association (MSIA), with support and labor help from the municipality of Central Manitoulin, recently completed the dredging operations at the mouth of the Mindemoya River, according to the Manitoulin Expositor. Commenting this cleanup scheme, Seija Deschenes, coordinator of MSIA, said that they had put in a work permit application to the Ministry of Natural […]

  • 4 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Under cloudy skies on a rain soaked October 16th, a ribbon cutting ceremony was held at Soundview Park in the Bronx, New York City celebrating the completion of a $9 million Marsh Ecosystem Restoration Project that was made possible through a cost sharing partnership of federal, state and local agencies.  The rainy weather seemed fitting […]

  • 29 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Fayette County’s contractor, Massana has completed its work in the lake bed for the dredging of Lake Peachtree. The announcement was made by the Fayette County Board of Commissioners Chairman Charles Oddo, “We’re very pleased to bring this portion of the lake project to a close, and timing could not be better with the rain that is predicted […]

  • 18 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Captiva Erosion Prevention District said in its latest announcement that the Blind Pass maintenance dredging scheme was recently completed.  According to Steve Boutelle and Mike Campbell of the Lee County Division of Natural Resources, the quality of the latest dredge was the best compared to the previous dredging events. “It was a clean cut,” […]

  • 19 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, is soliciting public comments regarding the proposed dredging project in West Bay, Brazoria County, Texas. The applicant County of Brazoria proposes to hydraulically dredge approximately 376,200 cubic yards of sand material from West Bay and the San Luis Pass for the purpose of beach nourishment on the north end of Follets Island. […]

  • 2 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The City of North Myrtle Beach reported yesterday that dredging of 24 canals and the minor channel from 42nd Avenue North to 62nd Avenue North in the Cherry Grove section of the city concluded on April 30, 2017. The dredging project, which was scheduled to begin in early October 2016, was delayed by Hurricane Matthew and started in early […]

  • 30 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Officials with the J. Strom Thurmond Dam and Lake Project in the Savannah River basin seek comments from the public as they update the Shoreline Management Plan for the reservoir and its adjoining lands. The shoreline management plan describes how the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will efficiently and effectively manage the shoreline, adjacent public […]

  • 28 September 2020
    Equipment, Technology

    The HID-CSD-5522 cutter suction dredger (CSD) was recently used in the Maldives’ Niyama resort for the construction of an airfield project.  The HID dredger was responsible for pumping sand from the sea and the land reclamation operations. Under the scheme, the CSD worked 16 hours a day and involved two groups of staff. The construction […]

  • 28 January 2010

    ISLAMABAD — Minister for Information and Broadcasting Qamar Zaman Kaira on Thursday informed the National Assembly that Rs.3.29 billion were spent on dredging of Ports since February, 2009 till date. Replying to questions on behalf of Minister for Ports and Shipping… [mappress] Source: Associated Press of Pakistan, January 28, 2010

  • 7 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Directorate-General for Public Works and Water Management (Rijkswaterstaat) and the Port of Rotterdam Authority last week celebrated the completion of the deepening of the Nieuwe Waterweg and Botlek. Under the project, one of the busiest waterways in the Netherlands has been deepened by a meter and a half across a distance of 25 kilometers. […]

  • 12 July 2019
    Business & Finance

     Ducks Unlimited (DU) conservation staff recently completed the Cameron Prairie Marsh Restoration project – the North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) funded scheme. DU obtained the NAWCA grant of $999,901 for the restoration project, which includes additional funding from matching partners Fox & Baldwin LLC, Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), Axalta, Energy […]

  • 4 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, yesterday successfully completed the initial breach closure on levee breach L-601-C, an inlet breach near Bartlett, Iowa.    A priority breach impacting the I-29 corridor was identified and determined eligible for emergency operations flood fighting direct assistance, said USACE. These initial repairs are directed at stopping the […]

  • 8 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Tug Masters from Shoreham Port’s Marine Team completed vital seabed leveling works in nearby Newhaven Port last week.  The work was wrapped up with Acamar – a new tug boat that arrived at the port in September 2018, fitted with a seven-tonne winch for plough-dredging. Seabed leveling is a modern-day dredging technique used in ports […]