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  • 23 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Works are underway to improve sea defenses along a 3.7km stretch of the Kent coastline between Hythe and Dymchurch, the beach frontage of a Ministry of Defence (MoD) firing range, said Mackley in their latest release. The Hythe Ranges Sea Defence project is being carried out by Van Oord working in partnership with Mackley and […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Wallingford Group, LLC is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, for impacts to waters of the U.S. in conjunction with constructing a box culvert in Wallingford, Connecticut. The work is in Padens Brook, at 59 and 65 North Plains Highway in Wallingford. Padens Brook is a direct tributary […]

  • 24 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has concluded this year’s construction of a setback levee along South River Road in West Sacramento with plans to resume next spring. The construction site will be shut down for the winter and South River Road from Marina Green Drive to Linden Road will continue to be […]

  • 25 February 2013

    Eko Atlantic, the visionary new city for Lagos, Nigeria drew high-level presidential praise from both the Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan and the former President of the United States of America, Bill Clinton during a dedication ceremony to mark a milestone event. Describing the development of Eko Atlantic as an outstanding initiative President Jonathan said, ‘This […]

  • 16 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Napier Port has received resource consent to develop an artificial reef 1.4 kilometers north east of Pania Reef, using limestone rock from a revetment wall that will be dismantled as the company builds a new wharf to support regional growth. Commenting the latest announcement, Napier Port Chief Executive, Todd Dawson, said: “We’re pleased that some […]

  • 18 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Scarborough Borough Council has approved the appointment of a contractor to design a scheme to repair and improve Robin Hood’s Bay’s main coastal defense asset. Previous studies have shown that the concrete seawall in the popular Yorkshire coast village is in poor condition and has an estimated serviceable life of approximately ten years, said the […]

  • 19 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Subcon Europe was contracted recently by Subtech Group to design and fabricate 1680m² of CoastMatt™ for the scour protection of Terminal de Carvão da Matola in Mozambique. The dry bulk terminal has an annual export of 7.5mil tonne of coal and magnetite and the scour protection was a part of the current upgrading of the terminal […]

  • 26 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (March 20-26, 2017).   Jawaharlal Nehru Port Dredging Plans on the Table Press Information Bureau (PIB) of Government of India said that the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Wednesday approved fresh estimates for deepening and widening of the Mumbai harbor […]

  • 7 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Vital flood defense work will take place in West Bay this month. West Beach will undergo beach renourishment after storms battered the south coast earlier this year. The strong tides reshaped and stripped the beach, leaving the sea wall prone to wave overtopping. Cllr Robert Gould, Leader of West Dorset District Council, said: “These flood […]

  • 17 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Teignbridge District Council yesterday approved Network Rail’s plans to deliver a new seawall at Dawlish that will provide increased protection from extreme weather and rising sea levels for generations to come. Commenting the latest news, Network Rail’s managing director for the Western Route, Mark Langman, said: “We know the local community in Dawlish feel strongly about […]

  • 21 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has granted permission for a major dredging scheme at Dublin Port. The permission, granted on Tuesday, September 13th, clears the final hurdle for the proposed new cruise liner terminal for the city. According to EPA, the proposed capital dredging scheme will extend from the North Wall Quay Extension in the River Liffey Channel to […]

  • 12 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Balfour Beatty has been awarded Project of the Year with a Geotechnical Value of over £3 million at the Ground Engineering Awards 2016. The award recognizes the work undertaken to stabilize a historic landslide in Lyme Regis and the efforts made to ensure the work did not impact on the area’s UNESCO World Heritage Site […]

  • 30 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The NSW Government has agreed to certify the Greater Taree Coastal Zone Management Plan (CZMP) prepared by council, subject to minor amendments, but has not supported the additional idea to construct a rock revetment wall at Old Bar. Environment Minister Rob Stokes certified the plan following examination of all available documents including a social and […]

  • 27 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Dover last Friday released the latest video update from the Dover Western Docks Revival project. The port awarded the £115m marine structures and bridge contract of this flagship development to VSBW, the joint venture between Boskalis Westminster and VolkerStevin. The first stage includes the design and construction of two new berths including quay walls and […]

  • 6 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    More work will start during the next week (13 July 2020) to help protect sea defenses for a coastal village in North Wales, Natural Resources Wales (NRW) informs. Contractors for NRW will move 20,000 tonnes of shingle on Fairbourne beach to fill in an eroded area in front of the village. The shingle bank is […]

  • 23 November 2012

    Aktsiaselts Saarte Liinidthe has invited bidders to submit their offers for the reconstruction of the Sviby Port Vormsi, the Western Region area. These works include: – Berth No. 1, bank ramp reconstruction; – Reconstruction of the embankment; – Dockside area with the expansion of the bank; – Sea protection and fire wall construction. The deadline […]

  • 2 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Waitara is more secure following the Taranaki Regional Council’s $3.4 million investment to increase the town’s flood protection. The three-year upgrade, finished on time and within budget, is designed to withstand the high and fast-moving flows of a one-in-100-year Waitara River flood, up from the old safeguard that only provided a one-in-30-year protection, according to […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last week marked the signing of a $1.8 billion Tuas Terminal Phase 1 agreement between the Maritime Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) and the Dredging International Asia Pacific – Daelim Joint Venture (DDJV). The contract was signed on April 23rd 2015, during the inaugural Singapore Maritime Technology Conference. The Tuas Terminal Phase 1 project is […]

  • 17 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Kiewit and Pittman joint venture has won a $65.8 million worth Empire Flood Gate project that will help cut the risk of future flooding, protecting homes and businesses in the Plaquemines Parish. Works on the project are expected to take approximately three years with completion scheduled for summer 2017. The construction on the project should begin […]

  • 3 February 2010
    Business & Finance

    AMSTERDAM–Some shareholders of Smit Internationale NV (SMIT.AE) Wednesday said a revised takeover offer from Royal Boskalis NV (BOKA.AE) that has been recommended by Smit’s board and management still undervalued the Dutch maritime service provider, continuing a split that has caused one Smit board member to stand down. Source: The Wall Street Journal, February 3, 2010

  • 30 August 2013

    Visitor access to the Zippel Bay State Park harbor on Lake of the Woods will be closed to both landing and launching boats Sept. 9 through Nov. 22 as a two-phase harbor improvement project begins, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). “We’re asking visitors, especially boaters, to be patient while we complete […]

  • 8 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The construction activities on the site of the new sea lock in IJmuiden are in full swing, according to the latest update from the Port of Amsterdam. The report said that more than 200,000m³ of concrete have now been poured and still more will be poured in January and February, including concrete for the inner […]

  • 27 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging works for West Bay and Lyme Regis Harbors have been rescheduled due to unforeseen circumstances, according to the West Dorset District Council’s latest release. Works at West Bay will start again today and run through to 4 April with some night shift work, if required, the announcement said. The method of West Bay’s dredging works […]

  • 12 March 2012

      Recently, three research findings of CCCC Third Harbor Consultants Co., Ltd.–“Method of Analyzing and Calculating Quantities of Riprap Backfilling of Natural Soft Soil Foundation”, “Lift Deformation Observation Device” and “Structure of Vertical Hat Continuous Wall Breakwater with Absorption Thin-wall Reinforced Concrete Elliptic Barrel Foundation”have passed examination by the State Intellectual Property Office, and was […]

  • 20 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Staff with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, continue to report no significant issues of concern following inspections of the Herbert Hoover Dike that surrounds Lake Okeechobee in south Florida. “The safety of the people living and working around Lake Okeechobee remains our highest priority,” said Col. Jason Kirk, Jacksonville District Commander. “We […]

  • 10 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    A major milestone has been reached as construction work gets underway on the Environment Agency’s York Flood Alleviation Scheme, in partnership with City of York Council. Contractors have started preparing to raise and improve flood defenses from Westgate Apartments to the Park Inn hotel on North Street, reported the EA today. This section of the […]