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  • 24 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    People and vessels. These are the driving forces behind Jan De Nul Group. Thanks to skilled employees and the ultramodern fleet, Jan De Nul Group ranks at the top of the international dredging industry as well as being one of the largest civil engineering and environmental contractors. The supporting services of the dredging, civil and […]

  • 16 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, recently announced the availability of the Draft Environmental Assessment (DEA) for the Fire Island Inlet to Moriches Inlet Stabilization Project and the opening of the window for the public to submit written comments regarding it. The proposed Fire Island Inlet to Moriches Inlet project calls for […]

  • 18 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman David W. Jolly (FL-13) recently called on members of the U.S. House to support the Senate version of the recently-passed Water Resources Reform and Development Act that would extend the federal authorization of the 50-year ongoing renourishment project in Treasure Island, Florida. Beach renourishment funding in Pinellas County also provides for the district’s economy […]

  • 15 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    IHC Merwede has successfully named and launched the 5,500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger, DCI DREDGE XXI, in a ceremony on 8 August 2013 at the company’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, The Netherlands. The ceremony was performed by Mrs R Mohanty, the spouse of DCI Chairman and Managing Director Captain DK Mohanty. The DCI DREDGE XXI is […]

  • 1 May 2019
    Business & Finance

     The City of Arlington, Texas, has just released the latest edition of their ‘On the Clock’ program, a show that gives an inside look at the hard work city employees do every day to make Arlington a better community to live, learn, work and play. This month’s episode, hosted by City Manager Trey Yelverton, […]

  • 5 March 2019
    Business & Finance

     The process of sand pumping at Noosa’s Main Beach officially started last week, the Queensland’s Noosa Shire Council said in its latest announcement.  The key objective of the project is to ensure appropriate levels of sand remain on the beach to meet community and business needs, and to maintain service level expectations. Recovered sand […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Founded in 1980, The Antioch Dunes Project is designed to restore and protect the habitat of 3 endangered species: The Contra Costa Wallflower, The Antioch Dunes Evening Primrose, and Lange’s Metalmark Butterfly. The Port of Stockton takes leftover sediment from their annual dredging maintenance and uses it to help restore the dunes. This is one […]

  • 22 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The dredging works on 43 km of waterways in the northern part of North-Holland officially started on November 6, 2014. To obtain an optimization between value and price, the Province of North-Holland tendered the project as a ‘Best Value Procurement’ contract. De Vries & van de Wiel (DEME Group) has successfully obtained the contract for this […]

  • 27 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

     Waterking BV, a Dutch company involved in the production of amphibious excavators, said in their latest announcement that their WK 90 was prepared and transported last week to execute work in Doetinchem at the longest cable waterski track of The Netherlands. “The maintenance that was carried out to get the track at the right […]

  • 11 March 2013

    During the winter months of 2012 the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, completed the renourishment of Monmouth Beach, a section of the Sandy Hook to Barnegat Inlet Project. This embedded content is only visible after accepting cookies. Change your preferences Dan Falt, project manager, USACE, New York District, discusses some of the […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Charles Darwin, a Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD), used for dredging loose material such as sand, clay or gravel, recently arrived to Brisbane. The dredger will be crucial in building Brisbane Airport’s second runway. Charles Darwin will dredge the seafloor section of Moreton Bay, called Middle Banks, and transport the sand to Luggage Point. The […]

  • 20 November 2018
    Business & Finance

     During the second day of the CEDA-IADC Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference, the Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure guidebook was launched. At the event, we took an opportunity to talk with Polite Laboyrie, President of CEDA and Chairman of the Editorial Advisory Board. During the conference, professionals from all sectors involved in the realization of […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The largest infrastructure project since the waterway’s original construction, the Panama Canal Expansion Program will create a new lane of traffic along the Canal through the construction of a new set of locks. The new locks will have three chambers, water-saving basins, lateral filling and emptying system and rolling gates.   After the expansion the […]

  • 24 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Eko Atlantic City in Nigeria is one of the most ambitious real estate developments in Africa. The new city is being built on Lagos’ Bar Beach – on land that is reclaimed from the sea. The City is being built in six phases that will ultimately result in the creation of 9 km² of prime land, […]

  • 1 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) this week announced a key milestone in the Expansion Program, with the installation of the sixteenth and final gate for the new locks on the Pacific side of the Canal. The final gate is one of the heaviest and weighs 4,232 tons, or roughly 8.5 million pounds. It measures 57.6 […]

  • 22 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    One of the newest ships in the Jan de Nul fleet, the trailer suction hopper dredger “Charles Darwin”, will arrive in Queensland in mid-2014 to start dredging clean marine sand from Moreton Bay, for Brisbane’s New Parallel Runway (NPR). About 13 million cubic metres of clean marine sand is required to provide the superior quality […]

  • 28 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    London Gateway will be the UK’s first 21st Century major deep-sea container port and Europe’s largest logistics park. Situated on the north bank of the River Thames, London Gateway provides unrivalled deep-sea shipping access for the world’s leading businesses to the largest consumer markets in the UK. The port’s location, with its superior operational systems […]

  • 20 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    HM Government of Gibraltar announced recently that major coastal protection and beach regeneration works will shortly be carried out in Sandy Bay beach following extensive engineering studies of the coastal processes affecting the beach. The works will entail the construction of offshore coastal defences in the form of curved groynes at each end of Sandy […]

  • 2 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    N.C. Department of Transportation crews recently conducted several tests and surveys of the Herbert C. Bonner Bridge on N.C. 12 over the Oregon Inlet in Dare County. These tests allowed the department to gather crucial information to help evaluate the overall effectiveness of the sand placed in the area where erosion occurred and determine the […]

  • 11 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

     In a lake close to Amsterdam, land is being reclaimed to make room for 8000 new homes along with a large public beach. The new island, covering 150 hectares, is the fifth one to be formed in the lake IJmeer. The BELL 300 dredging pump, powered by an ICE 600 hydraulic power pack, is being […]

  • 18 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal Expansion program is currently underway. In keeping with sustainable development principles and environmental management best practices, the Panama Canal Expansion will use unique water-saving basins to help preserve the freshwater resources along the waterway, reutilizing water from the basins into the locks. The new locks will require less water than the current […]

  • 25 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Footage from the field on the cutter suction dredger Shanati Sagar XVI working for the Adani Group in India. This embedded content is only visible after accepting cookies. Change your preferences Physical properties Length (OA): 104 m Width: 18.6 m Depth: 5 m Cutter power: 1500 kW Total power: 13000 kW Delivery diameter: 900 mm […]

  • 3 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Ackermans & van Haaren: Annual Results 2012 (Belgium) The board of directors of Ackermans & van Haaren NV announces that the consolidated net result (group share) for the year 2012 amounts to 167.5 million euros (compared to 177.5 million euros in 2011).   Nigeria: Eko Atlantic Celebrates Land Reclamation Milestone Eko Atlantic, the visionary new […]

  • 21 February 2019
    Business & Finance

     The West Fork of the San Jacinto River FEMA funded Emergency Debris Removal project near Kingwood, Texas, has reached its halfway mark of completion, USACE Galveston District said in its latest announcement.  This emergency cleanup program was awarded to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) on July 6, 2018 and covers about two miles of […]

  • 24 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    HKND Group recently announced that it has engaged two leading global firms to provide specialized advice and expertise for the Nicaraguan Canal Construction Plan as the company continues its work on the technical feasibility study and route determination. Representatives of the HKND technical feasibility assessment team are visiting a number of locations throughout the country […]

  • 24 January 2013

    Dredger ‘Pat M’ working in La Guaira, Venezuela, carrying out dredging works for a new container terminal. The dredge depth here is -18metres. This embedded content is only visible after accepting cookies. Change your preferences The ‘Pat M’ is a self propelled backhoe dredger with a Komatsu PC1400 which can dredge down to -18 metres, […]