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  • 10 October 2012

    New Hanover County announces the hiring of H. Layton Bedsole Jr. as the County’s Shore Protection Coordinator, filling a key role tasked with managing the County’s waterways, shore protection, and beach nourishment efforts. H. Layton Bedsole Jr., a Wilmington area native, will join the County October 30, 2012, transitioning from the private sector where he […]

  • 26 February 2013

    State Rep. Al Pscholka and state Sen. John Proos announce that the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Emergency Dredging Plan includes a proposed $105,000 for the St. Joseph West Basin Marina harbor, $1 million for the New Buffalo Municipal Marina and $436,050 for the South Haven Municipal Marina. The DNR 2013 Emergency Dredging Initiative […]

  • 26 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    A plan to dredge a section of the Grand River, aimed to restore navigability of the Grand River from downtown Grand Rapids to Grand Haven in Michigan, has been postponed officially. This Grand River Waterway Project’s release comes after months of inaction by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) regarding soil sampling testing, which […]

  • 12 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    A contractor for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is set to begin dredging Jekyll Creek north of Downing Musgrove Causeway to the St. Simons Sound on April 10, informs the Georgia Department of Natural Resources. Cottrell Contracting, of Chesapeake, Va., will remove about 200,000 cubic yards of sediment from the eastern 75 feet of the […]

  • 11 November 2011

    Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority, Tender Dredging Department, has invited tender for construction and supply of 1 x 18” cutter suction dredger, with spare parts; 1 x crane boat; 1 x crew house boat; 150 floating pipes; 100 shore pipes; 100 pairs FS wire ropes; 8 Coils; Spare parts for Dredger (9) and spare parts […]

  • 24 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Aquamec Ltd., a Finland based developer and manufacturer of the Watermaster multipurpose machines, has released a very interesting paper on flood fighting activities in the Philippines. The paper focuses on flood prevention efforts of the Philippines’ Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH). DPWH – responsible for providing and managing quality infrastructure facilities and services for […]

  • 5 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    The government has agreed to grant more than VND4 trillion (US$224 million) from the state budget for a project to upgrade the main waterway between Ho Chi Minh City and the Mekong Delta, a local official said Tuesday… Source: Thanh Nien News, November 4, 2009

  • 12 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will allocate an additional $2 million in Fiscal Year 2017 appropriations funding to dredge the Ouachita-Black Rivers Navigation Project, said Marie Trisollini, Mayor of Camden, Arkansas, in its June 6th announcement.  The new funding for the Ouachita-Black Rivers Waterway is outlined in the Army Corps Fiscal Year 2017 Work Plan, […]

  • 19 January 2012

    The Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund Fairness Coalition applauds Congressman Charles Boustany (R-LA) and Congressman Joe Courtney (D-CT) for their outstanding efforts in surpassing 150 co-sponsors for H.R. 104, the RAMP Act. The RAMP Act, introduced by Congressman Charles Boustany (R-LA) and Congressman Joe Courtney (D-CT), and supported by a broad bi-partisan group of Congressional interests, […]

  • 24 February 2011

      U.S. Representative Charles W. Boustany, Jr., R-Southwest Louisiana, recently introduced the Realize America’s Maritime Promise (RAMP) Act. This legislation will ensure that funds designated for dredging projects in America’s harbors and ports will be used solely for this purpose. “Dredging federally maintained waters to their authorized levels is crucial for Louisiana and the American […]

  • 27 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., (R-South Louisiana) issued the following statement after the Port of South Louisiana released its annual figures from 2012 making it the largest tonnage port in the country. Last year, the port moved almost 279 million tons of cargo, an increase of roughly four million tons from the previous year, […]

  • 15 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Cebu City Mayor, Edgardo Labella, met the officials of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Cebu City Engineering District and City Hall Department earlier today, July 15,  to discuss a plan to implement massive dredging of the different rivers and waterways in the city. According to a Facebook post by the Cebu City […]

  • 30 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Approximately $200,000 in grant funding is available to municipalities and not-for-profit organizations to implement the Mohawk River Basin Action Agenda, Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos announced yesterday. The funding is provided by the state’s Environmental Protection Fund (EPF) and administered under DEC’s Mohawk River Watershed Grants Program. “Continued investments that protect waterways […]

  • 19 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District’s Mat Sinking Unit (MSU) will leave the harbor for its annual revetment season on September 9, 2015 at 10:00 A.M. The District will host a Blessing of the Fleet ceremony on September 9, 2015 at the Vicksburg City Water Front as the MSU departs. The MSU is […]

  • 28 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will hold a public meeting on 2013 Indiana Harbor dredging program. This meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, April 3, 2013, at 5 p.m. (Central), and will include a presentation of the 2013 Indiana Harbor dredging activities and schedule. Background In late Oct. 2012, construction was completed at the Indiana Harbor […]

  • 4 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Minister for Natural Resources, Lands and Water Kevin Humphries and Member for Tweed Geoff Provest said dredging of the lower Tweed River and Terranora Inlet valued at $1 million will be undertaken over the next few months. “Contracts for the two dredging projects have been awarded to local firm Sandpiper Dredging, which is based at […]

  • 16 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Turkish Government yesterday announced the final route of a new waterway aimed to reduce shipping traffic on the busy Bosphorus Strait – the Kanal Istanbul Project. According to Ahmet Arslan, the Transport and Communications Minister, the canal would begin in the Istanbul district of Kucukcekmece on the Sea of Marmara, where there is already an inland […]

  • 28 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Gippsland Ports, designated waterway manager of 1,431 sq km of some of the largest and most beautiful waterways in Australia, is seeking offers for the supply of a suitable Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD). The supply (new/existing) is for service (time charter), or lease (bareboat charter) arrangements for a period of up to 20 years, which is to be used […]

  • 19 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    A project to relocate fish from the Swansea Canal ahead of important dredging works has revealed the huge wealth of protected species that call the waterway home. Using a technique called ‘electrofishing’, the team – working with Glandŵr Cymru, the Canal & River Trust in Wales – removed almost 2,000 brook lamprey and hundreds of […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The upper reaches of Enoggera Creek will be restored as part of a $150,000 project funded by the Queensland Government. Member for Ashgrove Campbell Newman said the project would be delivered as part of the Queensland Regional Natural Resources Management Investment Program. “Enoggera Creek suffered significant damage during the January 2013 floods, having also been […]

  • 6 January 2011

    Genesis Water Solutions, a Colorado Corporation, is pleased to announce the availability of our mobile Rapid Dewatering System (RDS) using the Joshua process to separate fine particulates. Now, for the first time in the industry: • Dredged slurry (fine material) is instantaneously dewatered • Dewatering at the same rate the dredge slurry is delivered • […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Cebu City Council has declared the entire city under a state of calamity, following the flooding in many areas in the city on Thursday. The heavy rains starting Wednesday night and the flash floods prompted city official to suspend classes in all levels in both public and private schools Thursday. The declaration of a […]

  • 14 February 2010

    The government has chalked out a Tk 12,000 crore project for dredging more than 300 rivers within the next eight years, as the length of navigable waterways in the country nearly halved in just two decades. [mappress] Source: The Daily Star, February 15, 2010

  • 25 August 2009
    Project & Tenders

    PANAMA CITY – One hundred years after the first blocks of cement were placed in 1909 for construction of the Panama Canal, the interoceanic waterway through which 983,000 ships have sailed during a century of operations… More: Latin America Herald Tribune

  • 29 October 2010

    The Department of Natural Resources and Environment announced today that the Maxton Bay Boating Access Site, located on Drummond Island in Chippewa County, will be closed until Dec. 31 for dredging operations. The dredging, to be completed by Drummond Island Yacht Haven, Inc., is the first phase of planned upgrades to the boating access site. […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Congressman Mike McIntyre announced yesterday that an additional $1,500,000 in federal funds have been secured for the Carolina Beach and Kure Beach renourishment project. Congressman McIntyre stated, “More critical funding has been secured for Carolina Beach and Kure Beach! As the beach season is set to begin, this $1.5 million in federal funds will […]