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  • 12 June 2010

    The Government intends to carry out dredging, management and capping of sea-bed pits within an area of approximately 153 hectares of sea-bed… . [mappress] Source: 7thspace, June 12, 2010;

  • 10 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Hamburg Port Authority has released a video of the Alexander von Humboldt, a huge trailing suction hopper dredger owned by the Jan De Nul Group, in action at the port. “The daily work of the hopper dredgers is very important. Without them, the port of Hamburg would simply silt up,” the Authority stated.   The following video […]

  • 12 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    For every $1 billion spent on civil works projects by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, about 20,000 jobs are created, Army senior leaders said. During a February 11 hearing before the House Appropriations Committee, subcommittee on energy and water, regarding the fiscal year 2016 civil works budget, Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, commander of […]

  • 26 March 2013

    Conway Community Swimming Pool, Inc. is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with maintaining a pool facility and doing other work in Conway, Mass. Conway Community Swimming Pool, Inc. is proposing to discharge dredged and/or fill material […]

  • 1 April 2011
    Vessels

    The large dredger “Hu Men” entered the CIC BLM Shipyard in late February, the main works included regular docking jobs, the repair of… (csgcic) [mappress] Source: csgcic, April 1, 2011;    

  • 8 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    According to the Environment Agency’s latest update, high number of workers are currently engaged in the Parrett and Tone dredging scheme in order to complete the project on time. The dredging scheme of an 8km section of the rivers Parrett and Tone, part of the agency’s 20 Year Flood Action Plan for the Somerset Levels and Moors, began […]

  • 2 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Work started yesterday on a £500,000 scheme to improve the flood bank at Slippery Gowt on the Boston Haven. The flood defense was breached when high tides combined with a tidal surge on 5 December 2013 to produce the highest water levels ever recorded in the Haven, flooding the landfill site and commercial properties on […]

  • 9 October 2013

    Hundreds of homes and businesses in Boston are set to benefit from flood defence works being carried out on the tidal River Haven. The Environment Agency is carrying out works on the Haven between Pulvertoft Lane and St Ann’s Lane. A new sheet piled wall will be constructed in front of a 240-metre length of […]

  • 28 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Thirty-five homes in Warkworth, Northumberland, will be protected from river and tidal flooding thanks to a new Environment Agency flood defence scheme. Preparatory work began this week in advance of the construction of a new flood wall that will protect homes at The Butts area of Warkworth. The project will also see the ground raised […]

  • 5 September 2012

    Water Minister Peter Walsh and Treasurer Kim Wells visited Creswick today to announce funding for works to minimise the impacts of any future flood events. Mr Walsh said Hepburn Shire Council had successfully applied for flood mitigation works in the town as recommended in the Creswick Flood Mitigation and Urban Drainage Plan. The plan was […]

  • 25 April 2012

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter was named to the legislative conference committee to finalize the Highway Bill between the U.S. House and Senate. Vitter stated that he’ll work to make sure the RESTORE Act and the Realize America’s Maritime Promise (RAMP) Act will be included in the final version of the bill. “As a leading Republican […]

  • 6 July 2012

    Dredging Department of Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA), has announced tender for the maintenance dredging works for the year 2012/2013. These works include: 1) Dredging work by cutter suction dredger for maintaining navigability of Mawa-Mangalmajhi-Kathalbari-Charjanajat ferry and river route in the river Padma (Group-1); 2) Dredging work by cutter suction dredger for maintaining navigability […]

  • 2 August 2011

    About 50 Moses Lake residents and dignitaries walked up a steep incline to see sediment pumped by Ellicott 370 dredge, from the lake’s…   (columbiabasinherald) [mappress] Source: columbiabasinherald, August 2, 2011

  • 1 December 2010

    The contractor is currently working on the deepsea quay wall of the container terminal for Rotterdam World Gateway (RWG) over a length of 1 km. The construction process has taken the form of a ‘train’: at the front of the ‘train’, builders start by digging a slot, while at the other end, the bollards are […]

  • 1 April 2011

    In what could turn out to be a test case of sorts, the dredging of the navigation channel at the entrance to a West Ocean City marina began… By Shawn J. Soper (mdcoastdispatch) [mappress] Source: mdcoastdispatch, April 1, 2011  

  • 21 August 2010

    Choppy weather during the past week could push rehabilitation work on Petoskey’s breakwater a bit beyond its earlier-projected completion… By Ryan Bentley (petoskeynews) [mappress] Source: petoskeynews, August 22, 2010;

  • 29 June 2010

    Eastern China’s Anhui Province will invest 16 billion yuan (2.35 billion U.S. dollars) for flood control work on one of China’s most flood… [mappress] Source: english.anhuinews, June 29, 2010;

  • 20 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In the following video, Watermaster, Finland based company, presents its technology – Watermaster. This digging machine is ideal for different shallow water applications. Watermaster has excellent mobilisation capabilities: • Transportable on public roads with a standard trailer; • Moves in and out of water and trailer without crane assistance; • Can operate in very shallow […]

  • 11 October 2010

    The strengthening of North Quay Berths 4 to 9, to cater for bigger container ships, is now about 40% complete. Work is currently underway on Berths 6 and 7, with wharf and sheet piling, construction of strong anchor points and the installation of new fenders. Construction contractor Thiess Georgiou Joint Venture has continued its strong […]

  • 9 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The working group on turbidity limits (WGETL) has started its work, Central Dredging Association (CEDA) said in its latest announcement.  “Turbidity limits are often encountered by the dredging industry around the world and often significant resources are used to comply with turbidity limits. It is therefore very important that the imposed turbidity limits are optimized to […]

  • 27 February 2014

    Port of Praia expansion works worth 72 million Euros, will be inaugurated in March, reports macauhub. A consortium of three Portuguese construction companies realized the second phase of the work to expand and modernize the port of Praia. Dredging of the manoeuvre basin and installation of a navigational support system, as well as the construction […]

  • 28 January 2014

    The Environment Agency is installing a one-kilometre long stretch of temporary flood banking near Riverside Quay in Hull to provide extra protection from tidal flood risk. Work began on Saturday to raise the height of a low-spot in the Humber’s defences, using a line of large sand and gravel-filled bags as a quick and temporary […]

  • 18 April 2013

    The overhaul of the Promenade in Scheveningen was completed on 6 April. The construction work, that took more than three years, drew on the knowledge and expertise of Deltares. During this large, complex construction project, the sea wall was strengthened and also overhauled so that it is now suitable for multifunctional use. In a series […]

  • 17 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The repair work on the lock ‘De Blauwe Dromer’ near Zeewolde/Harderwijk is making steady progress. The temporary dam required to do the work safely is now being installed. The repair work is being done for the provincial authority of Flevoland by the Van den Herik contracting company. Deltares, the research institute for water, subsurface and […]

  • 17 April 2012

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced a $5,120,000 investment for NY Works projects that will allow for eight flood control system and dam repair projects in the North Country. NY Works is designed to reinvent state economic development with innovative new strategy that will put New Yorkers back to work rebuilding the state’s infrastructure. The […]

  • 14 March 2012

    Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) informs the shipping, harbour craft and pleasure craft communities in Singapore’s waters that the construction works have begun at the Keppel Shipyard. These works include construction of the pier extension which will entail piling, concrete works, casting of dolphins and installation of bollards. Piling works will be carried […]