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  • 20 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Council for Dredging & Marine Construction Safety (CDMCS), a subset of the Dredging Contractors of America (DCA), is holding its quarterly meetings with industry stakeholders and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.  Earlier this week, the CDMCS Pipeline Task Force huddled for several hours discussing a path forward on pipeline safety. The dredging workload […]

  • 12 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal commemorated 100 years of dredging Culebra Cut, removing the last barrier during its construction for the free movement of vessels along the 80-kilometer waterway. Following the calendar of activities in the countdown to the centennial, the Panama Canal highlighted the significant role played by dredging to ensure the safe navigation through the […]

  • 10 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    With the Mile Point project currently underway, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers asks boaters to slow down and use extra caution within the Mile Point construction area on the St. Johns River. The construction zone contains a variety of large vessels, including a crane barge, an excavator barge, several support barges and a dredge with […]

  • 8 February 2011

    Warwick officials support the idea of dredging a waterway, but a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers study said the project wouldn’t provide much… By TERESA GAROFALO (turnto10) [mappress] Source: turnto10, February 8, 2011;

  • 3 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The President’s Budget for fiscal year 2016 (FY 2016) includes $4.732 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. “The 2016 Civil Works budget for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reflects the Administration’s priorities to support and improve the Nation’s economy, protect the American people, […]

  • 9 December 2009

    Construction has begun of a new ‘heavy lift’ inland port costing about €32m at Rendsburg on the Kiel Canal, the world’s busiest manmade waterway, linking the Baltic and the North Sea… Source: Maritime Journal, December 9, 2009

  • 30 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dock and Materials LLC,from Muskegon, Michigan, has signed a $15.7 million contract for debris removal and environmental dredging in the lower Rouge River old channel. The Old Channel runs from the main channel of the Rouge River to the outlet at the Detroit River. The waterway is approximately 200 feet wide and 1.5 […]

  • 6 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan yesterday inaugurated the dredging works for improving the navigability of river route from Mongla to Pakshi via Chandpur-Mawa-Goalanda, local media reports. The project aims at boosting navigability of the waterway for facilitating shipment of heavy equipment and goods at Rooppur Nuclear Power Plant. Under the project, to be conducted by the […]

  • 2 September 2011

    Waterways Ireland, Head of Civil Engineering has announced tender for dredging of the Abbey River and the River Shannon in Limerick City – removal of debris and deposited materials from the river bed. The contractor will be required to remove and legally dispose of approximately 12,000m3. The contract also requires compliance with relevant environmental legislation […]

  • 27 September 2012

    The government has undertaken a capital dredging program to make 24 important river routes navigable. After the completion of this Tk 18.73 billion mega dredging scheme goods-laden vessels, including heavy cargo ships, will be able to move in all seasons on inland waterways, says Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA). “The heavy vessels cannot move […]

  • 3 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just published the latest edition of their Terra et Aqua magazine. The new Terra et Aqua shines a spotlight on the dredging industry through three new articles about Manoeuvring in Mud, a Status Quo Challenger and Workability Tool. “How navigable are fluid mud layers? Authors and researchers from TU […]

  • 11 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Since the release of the proposed 20 Year Plan last week, there has been a lot of discussion about the costings and cause of the floods that have devastated the Somerset Levels over the past 2 months. Flooding on the Levels Action Group (FLAG) insists that dredging will make a major difference to the flood […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Local citizens, fishing groups and conservation organizations called on the Corps of Engineers to provide an honest economic analysis of maintaining the lower Snake River waterway, including expensive dredging. The public comment period on the Corps of Engineers’ Programmatic Sediment Management Plan federal environmental impact statement (FEIS) closed yesterday. The Corps dragged its feet for […]

  • 21 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    EAST CHICAGO | Invoices went out at the beginning of the year seeking money from industries along the Indiana Harbor and Ship Canal and companies that use the waterways, but so far, no one’s paid up. [mappress] Source:nwitimes,February 21,2010;

  • 4 November 2011

    One of Long Beach’s worst rated waterways continues to receive good news after a Tuesday City Council vote. The council approved another par… By Jonathan Van Dyke (gazettes) [mappress] Source: gazettes, November 4, 2011;

  • 18 February 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 Post-Panamax […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Yangtze River maintenance dredging project has passed the acceptance inspection, according to the JXY company. At the handover inspection meeting of the Yangtze River Waterway Maintenance Dredging commission, which was held in late December, the Yujiawan Shoal Dredging Project passed the acceptance check. The officials indicated that the construction work of the 2018 Yangtze River […]

  • 14 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Over 1,500 tonnes of silt are to be dredged from the northern reaches of the Lancaster Canal in advance of the national three day Trailboat Festival to be held from Saturday 30 May until Monday 1 June, announced Canal and River Trust. Dredging is a vital part of keeping the waterways clear for boaters, but […]

  • 1 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, launched the maintenance dredging of the River Niger from Ajaokuta to Onitsha on Friday, saying that it will promote multi-modal transport and cheaper coastal services across twenty eight states of Nigeria. Speaking at the flag off ceremony, Amaechi commended the Managing Director of National Inland Waterways Authority NIWA, Boss Mustapha, […]

  • 23 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Rothen Group, an independent civil engineering and maintenance business servicing UK waterways, has reported a 20 per cent growth during 2017. The growth has led The Rothen Group, previously Ian Rothen Ltd, to expand its team, from six to twelve, and add new boating equipment to its fleet. Additionally, the fleet was expanded from […]

  • 17 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A module has been added to the XBeach flow model. For the first time, it will be possible to accurately determine the effect of passing ships on river banks that are not straight. Other models can only calculate the interaction between ships, wave movements and the bank for straight banks with vertical walls. An accurate […]

  • 29 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a small business contract to Apollo Environmental Strategies Inc., in the amount of $3,750,050 to construct a rock containment perimeter at the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW) adjacent to the Aransas National Wildlife Refuge in Calhoun County, Texas. The rock perimeter will serve as a breakwater to […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Considering the importance of local waterways, Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Rogelio L. Singson issued Department Order No. 139, Series of 2014 setting the guidelines on all river dredging activities for flood-control projects and quarrying purposes. “We have to implement our flood-control projects in a way that we can achieve positive impact and […]

  • 22 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Following an announcement by the Lake Charles River Pilots that the draft of the Calcasieu Ship Channel will be reduced because of insufficient funding to dredge the channel, U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., a Senior member of the Senate Appropriations Committee, is pressing the Administration to invest more in the nation’s waterways. The channel […]

  • 12 April 2012

    As a small child, building and figuring out how something worked appealed to Tricia Campbell. “While I was growing up, I was either building things or taking them apart to see how they operated,” said Campbell. “Eventually I discovered I wanted to be an engineer and I feel very blessed for having the opportunity to […]