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  • 11 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) said in their latest announcement that the beach nourishment works on Hayling Island are now successfully completed. The 2nd November storm event, which occurred the day after the dredger left site, overtopped the beach, leaving shingle and seawater on the promenade (typical of a storm event of such magnitude). “We […]

  • 19 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The dredging operations at Ventura Harbor, CA, have been completed with 470,000 cubic yards of sand relocated from the entry channel, Ventura Harbor Village said in its latest announcement.  During the end of March and much of April, Manson Construction’s crew was busy dredging the entrance to Ventura Harbor as well as the sand trap, […]

  • 28 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Pierce County, Washington, are seeking public comments on the Draft Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement for the Puyallup River Basin Flood Risk Management General Investigation Study. The 45-day public comment period is from March 25 to May 9, 2016. The document is available for viewing […]

  • 16 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has been working to clear 225 meters of overgrown drainage channel that will protect homes in Peterstone from flooding. The Internal Drainage Districts (IDD) have been working on projects like this since joining NRW earlier this year and were due to carry out work on the Gwent Levels, a Site of Special Scientific […]

  • 1 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, seeks comments on the draft Environmental Assessment for the Marsh Lake ecosystem restoration project. The Marsh Lake project will improve the nearly 4,500-acre lake, near Appleton, Minnesota. The nearly $11.5 million project also includes re-routing the Pomme de Terre River and modifying the existing dam to […]

  • 1 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    A proposed legal agreement is designed to shape a major cleanup project that will address decades-old contamination in Everett’s East Waterway, part of Port Gardner Bay. Historical industrial activities deposited contamination, including various chemicals and metals, into and near the waterway. The public can comment on the legal agreement that includes Kimberly-Clark Corp., which operated […]

  • 30 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Options for improving long-term water quality in the ACT and Murrumbidgee River catchment are now on display for community comment. “Initial water monitoring and research has identified a range of potential options to improve water quality in each of six priority catchments across the ACT,” ACT Minister for the Environment Simon Corbell said. Federal Parliamentary […]

  • 30 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The City of Dunedin, Florida, has just announced that the $4.6 million beach renourishment work on Honeymoon Island is now completed. During this 14-month coastal reconstruction scheme, around 165,000 cubic yards of new sand was pumped onto the beach. The project was funded by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection by way of the state Legislature, which funnels […]

  • 16 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Wasa Dredging, a Finnish dredging equipment manufacturer and contractor, has completed the Pietarsaari Fairway dredging program ahead of schedule. This project included dredging of very hard moraine and boulders as well as drilling and blasting of bedrock. During the project, Wasa removed about 970 000 m3 of hard moraine, sand and clay. The work also included removal of a […]

  • 23 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Mackley has successfully completed a beach management scheme in the East Sussex town of Eastbourne. The project, carried out by Mackley on behalf of Eastbourne Borough Council, was split into two phases and took approximately 6-7 weeks to complete. The first phase involved re-charging the beach with 11,500m³ of new shingle, delivered to the site […]

  • 21 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    With dredging work now complete to increase water depth at Market Slip, the City of Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada, now has increased dock space for small pleasure crafts to drop anchor on the Port Saint John side of Reversing Falls.  As of Friday afternoon, July 17, the docks have been set in the water, […]

  • 24 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The largest backhoe dredger in the world has been installed with box cooler anti-fouling systems designed as the result of collaboration between Blokland Non-Ferro and Cathelco Ltd. The dredger has been built by IHC Merwede and was recently launched at the shipyard of its Dutch co-operation partner Lekkerland. It is being supplied to Autoridad del […]

  • 15 March 2012

    An agreement between two ports of Falmouth on opposite sides of the world got the royal seal of approval from Prince Harry during his recent tour of the Caribbean. Falmouth, Jamaica and Falmouth, Cornwall have entered into a sister port relationship to promote good will and friendship with each other. The agreement was formally signed […]

  • 9 July 2012

    Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has instructed the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) to promptly implement its flood prevention plans towards the set targets. After his meeting with Ms. Yingluck today, Permanent Secretary for the BMA Charoenrat Chutikarn said that the prime minister had asked the BMA to complete all flood prevention works and dredging by September […]

  • 31 January 2011

    Dredging work at the Brownsville Shipping Channel and “beach nourishment” at South Padre Island are being delayed a few days since the … By STEVE CLARK (brownsvilleherald) [mappress] Source: brownsvilleherald, January 31, 2011;

  • 28 February 2011

      AGR Drilling Services has signed a £1m (NOK9.3m) contract to supply its excavation technology and expertise – hot on the heels of a £9m deal for the company. The latest deal is with LOTOS Petrobaltic SA, the only Polish firm involved in oil exploration and extraction in the Baltic Sea. AGR DS will excavate […]

  • 21 February 2011

    The defeating of 30-year old Northern terrorism is the biggest victory achieved by our country in the early part of this century. Now the… By Ananda KANNANGARA (sundayobserver) [mappress] Source: sundayobserver, February 21, 2011;

  • 21 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has urged all Australians to stand up and fight for the Great Barrier Reef – given the disappointing policies and actions of the countries’ major parties on the issue of industrialising one of the wonders of the world to date. Felicity Wishart, the Society’s Great Barrier Reef Campaign Director, […]

  • 12 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, together with elected officials and leaders from the Port of Los Angeles and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, last week marked the completion of the Port’s Main Channel Deepening Project, a major milestone in the Port’s ongoing efforts to assure its global competitiveness, continued growth, and job creation. This video […]

  • 19 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sen. Tom Casperson has joined with several of his colleagues to form the bipartisan, bicameral Legislative Waterways Caucus and will soon be introducing legislation aimed at enhancing enjoyment of Michigan waters. Sens. Goeff Hansen and Jack Brandenburg will serve as Senate co-chairs of the caucus, which will be a forum for a variety of issues, […]

  • 27 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The United States has settled with the Goodrich Corporation requiring the company to investigate and clean up contaminated groundwater and soil at the B.F. Goodrich Superfund Site in Rialto, Calif. These settlements, along with previous settlements, will result in a comprehensive cleanup of the site which may total as much as $100 million. In addition, […]

  • 14 September 2011

    No matter how it turns out, the possible temporary shutdown of Bridgeport’s Derecktor Shipyards is an ominous sign.   (ctpost) [mappress] Source: ctpost, September 14, 2011

  • 3 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Queensland’s minerals and energy sector has applauded yesterday’s announcement of a major state government campaign to promote the facts surrounding management and protection of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. “It is literally the time for a line to be drawn in the sand,” said Queensland Resources Council Chief Executive Michael Roche. “Queensland’s reputation is […]

  • 9 August 2012

    The Presque Isle beach replenishment project is finally completed, reports erietvnews.com. Harry Leslie, the Park Manager said, “The contractor still has to shape the dunes. Then when we go into the dormant season, they will take and pull out beach grass plugs from some of our existing dunes and plent them so they are landscaped […]

  • 24 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, has completed work responding to a request for assistance from the Shoalwater Bay Indian Tribe to help with the tribe’s efforts to repair a flood risk reduction berm near Tokeland, Washington. Crews have been onsite since December 19 conducting 24-hour operations working on both the low tide […]

  • 18 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Atlantic Beach, North Carolina, has successfully wrapped up their annual dredging project, reports WNCT9.  Last week, the town completed removing a couple of thousand cubic yards of sand in five channels at Atlantic Beach. The $126,000 project is a benefit for residential and commercial boaters. Commenting the latest news, Morgan Kerns, director […]