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  • 5 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) recently celebrated the impending start of work on the Ninigret Pond Salt Marsh Restoration and Enhancement project in Charlestown. Starting the first week of December, crews will be dredging within the Charlestown Breachway, and will then reuse that material on the adjacent Ninigret salt marsh to increase its […]

  • 6 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, will host an Industry Day for small business government contractors April 20, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the district’s headquarters in Galveston, Texas. The purpose of the event is to present upcoming work for fiscal year 2018, help small businesses navigate through the contracting process, […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Empresa Portuaria Nacional (EPN), the Nicaraguan port authority, is all set to take delivery of two newbuilds from Damen Shipyards Group. To meet the client’s requirements, Damen has executed a swift, efficient turnaround of the order. The vessels, a Damen Stan Tug 2608 and a Cutter Suction Dredger CSD350 are completed and underway. Damen Sales […]

  • 11 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The delivery of 5,000 cubic meters of sand to Blairgowrie’s main beach will ensure the popular bayside destination continues to be a safe and enjoyable place for locals and visitors alike. Inspecting the Victorian Coalition Government funded renourishment works today, Minister for Environment and Climate Change Ryan Smith and Member for Nepean Martin Dixon both […]

  • 10 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., and Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Ill., co-chairs of the Senate Great Lakes Task Force, yesterday commended the nearly 700 people who have gathered in Milwaukee, Wis., for Great Lakes Week. Great Lakes Week participants will collaborate on strategies and focus efforts to restore and protect one of the world’s greatest treasures: the […]

  • 20 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The first shipment from Queensland Sugar Limited’s (QSL) Bundaberg Sugar Terminal, since flooding earlier this year, is being loaded with 11,600 tonnes of raw sugar and will set course for an arrival today at Mackay Sugar Terminal. The channel where ships enter the port of Bundaberg was built-up earlier this year with silt from the […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Lincshore, the Environment Agency’s multi-million pound flagship scheme, finished on Friday 23 May. This year’s campaign began on 17 April following on from work to rebuild the sand dunes north of Mablethorpe that were badly damaged by the December tidal surge. Mark Adams, Coastal Engineer, said: “Once again, we have been using the dredger Breughel, […]

  • 18 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is seeking applications from municipalities for grants to help them develop plans that improve the public’s enjoyment of New Jersey’s beaches, bays and tidal waterways and to make public access points and related facilities more storm-resilient. The DEP’s Public Access Rule provides common sense mechanisms for the state to […]

  • 15 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing to perform maintenance dredging of portions of the Housatonic River Federal Navigation Project in Stratford and Milford, Conn. The proposed work involves removal of up to 300,000 cubic yards of sandy material from portions of the 18-foot main channel. The state of Connecticut is […]

  • 21 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Many of the flood risk assets that were damaged in the extreme weather since December are already being repaired by the Environment Agency – with repairs to over 350 defences already completed, restoring protection to over 115,000 homes. A further 650 assets have repairs planned or underway, to restore protection to a further 180,000 properties. […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines’ Department of Public Works and Highways last Friday released a statement regarding recent allegations that the DPWH has issued dredging permits to the 13 sea vessels doing offshore dredging or mining activities in the vicinity of Puro, Caoayan, Ilocos Sur. According to Secretary of Public Works and Highways, Mr. Rogelio Singson, “the Department […]

  • 4 April 2012

    The city of Meriden 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 activities to reduce flood risk in downtown Meriden, Conn. The proposed work by the city of Meriden includes excavation and the discharge of excavated and […]

  • 19 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Works are underway to re-open the mouth of the San Elijo Lagoon at Cardiff State Beach by excavating the sands to allow ocean water back in, reports the San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy. According to the Conservancy, it is that time of year when the lagoon’s connection to the ocean—the inlet—closes when blocked by accumulated sand and sediment. […]

  • 15 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    With the release of the President’s Budget for fiscal year 2020 for USACE Civil Works, the Army Corps’ New England District said that they are looking for continued operations and funding in FY 2020 that starts on October 1, 2019. In Connecticut, the budget proposes continuing funding for the operation and maintenance of the 8 […]

  • 10 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction of a multi-million pound scheme to protect thousands of homes and businesses in Hull from flooding from the Humber has been given the go ahead, informs the Environment Agency. The £42 million flood alleviation scheme, approved by Hull’s planning committee earlier this month, has now had final sign off from the Secretary of State […]

  • 3 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Ministry of Transport of Schleswig-Holstein announced last week that the plan approval of the Fehmarnbelt tunnel is ready to be signed. In accordance with German regulations, Femern A/S now has 14 days to review the approval before it is signed. During this process, only minor editorial changes may be made. “I am delighted and […]

  • 11 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 5-11, 2018).   Elbe Fairway Adjustment VIDEO With the building permit for the adaptation of the fairway obtained, the actual work to facilitate access to the Port of Hamburg can now begin.   Dredging Underway at CocoCay in the Bahamas […]

  • 2 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    A $12-million funding boost to redevelop the Apollo Bay Harbor Precinct is set to enable Colac Otway Shire Council of Victoria, Australia, to deliver stage one of the project, benefiting commercial operations and tourism opportunities. Colac Otway Shire Mayor, Joe McCracken, said that the council had been strongly advocating for funding for the harbor, as […]

  • 9 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Environment Agency construction work gathers pace on the major flood scheme for Perry Barr and Witton, near Birmingham. The £32 million project – developed in partnership with Birmingham City Council and Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council – will reduce flood risk for 1,400 properties currently at risk of flooding from the River Tame, including 950 homes. The […]

  • 25 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work has begun on dredging the Cripps River on the Somerset Levels, as part of a Somerset Rivers Authority plan to improve flood defenses across the county. Desilting of the full 1.6 miles of the Cripps is being done by the Environment Agency on behalf of Somerset Rivers Authority, with long-reach excavators being used on […]

  • 25 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Passumpsic Valley Land Trust, Inc. (PVLT) is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with removing the East Burke Dam in East Burke, Vermont. The applicant proposes to conduct work and place fill material in the East Branch […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Minister for Natural Resources, Lands and Water Kevin Humphries and Member for Coffs Harbor Andrew Fraser have announced that major dredging of the Coffs Harbor outer harbor has finished, with 30,000 cubic metres of sand transferred to Park Beach. “The sand nourishment of Park Beach and dune re-profiling has also been completed,” Mr Humphries said. […]

  • 24 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has signed a key ecosystem restoration report that allows Congress to consider the project for future authorization. The “chief’s report” for the Central Everglades Planning Project was signed yesterday by Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick, USACE Commander and Chief of Engineers. It is the culmination of […]

  • 5 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Virginia Governor Ralph Northam yesterday kicked off a new phase of Virginia’s efforts to restore the Chesapeake Bay and its tidal tributaries. “The Commonwealth has made great strides in reducing nitrogen and phosphorus pollution to the Chesapeake Bay, reaching our goal of reducing nutrient pollution by 60% by 2017. As a result, the Bay is […]

  • 8 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    BAM Nuttall reported today that funding has been secured for a £42 million upgrade to the tidal flood defense scheme in the Humber Estuary – improving flood protection to 113,000 properties. Led by the Environment Agency, the Humber Hull Frontages scheme will present an opportunity to review and improve a 19 kilometers stretch of tidal […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, announced today that construction activities are ongoing with the Palm Beach County Beach Erosion Control Project. The work is in response to impacts from Hurricane Sandy’s passage in 2012. Beach renourishment provides significant storm damage protection benefits for upland structures in addition to restoring shorebird and marine […]