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Plymouth Harbor to be Dredged in Time for 400th Anniversary


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Wabasha, Corps of Engineers Pledge to Work Together

United States

The city of Wabasha and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers signed a memorandum of understanding Tuesday to work together to find a mutually beneficial answer to the issue of how to dispose of dredge...

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Federal Funding May Finally Flow for Ala Wai Canal Flood Control

United States

The U.S. House has approved a measure that includes $199 million for a flood control project in the Ala Wai watershed, including the Ala Wai Canal that borders Waikiki.U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard...

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Harbor District Inches Closer to Moving Sand

United States

There is progress on a pilot beach replenishment project slated for Surfer’s Beach, but don’t expect to see any movement of sand until summer of 2019. Pillar Point Harbor has been plagued with erosion...

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Moving Ahead with Dredging at Sydney Harbour

Canada

Provincial Energy Ventures Ltd. is finally taking a step forward in its plans to expand its bulk material transshipment facility on Sydney harbour.A request for proposals has been issued by the...


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$35 Million Set Aside for Red River Valley Flood Protection

United States

There’s $35 million earmarked to build flood protection in the Red River Valley in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ fiscal year 2018 work plan, according to U.S. Sens. John Hoeven and Heidi...

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Sydney Energy Ventures Project Part of $75M Expansion

Canada

Provincial Energy Ventures Ltd. is finally taking a step toward expansion of its bulk material transshipment facility at Sydney harbour.A request for proposals has been issued by the company for...

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Room Tax Increase Bill for New Castle County on its Way to Governor, Portion of Funds to Help with Beach Replenishment

United States

A bill that will allow New Castle County to levy a room tax on hotel rooms is on its way to the governor.House Bill 377 was passed by lopsided margins in both the Senate and House and came about with...

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SC will Supplement Army Corps' $49M to Keep Charleston Harbor Dredging on Track

United States

The Army Corps of Engineers is setting aside $49 million this year to help deepen Charleston Harbor to 52 feet — enough money, combined with a state loan, to let big ships navigate to the Port...


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Savannah District of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has New Commander

The Savannah District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has a new commander. Daniel H. Hibner is coming from MacDill Air Force Base in Florida where he served as a branch chief. Hibner has 25 years...

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WEDA 2018 Pacific Chapter Meeting Calls for Abstracts by June 15

The Board of the Pacific Chapter of WEDA invites submission of abstracts for a technical presentation or poster at their Fall 2018 conference in Honolulu, HI. New to the 2018 conference is an...

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Mobile River Dredging Partially Completed

The Mobile District of the Army Corps of Engineers has completed some of their dredging and the portion of the Mobile River north of the Grain Elevator up to Three Mile Creek turning basin has been...

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Measutronics Corporation & HYPACK, Inc. Offer Multibeam Training

Measutronics and HYPACK will be presenting a practical multibeam survey course which will include on water training in Vancouver, Washington, June 11-15. This course will cover hardware installation,...


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Plymouth Harbor to be Dredged in Time for 400th Anniversary

United States

Congressman Bill Keating says the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has committed to spending millions of dollars on a long-awaited dredging project that will deepen a channel into Plymouth Harbor just in...

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Pawleys Island Beach Work on Track for Fall Start

United States

A beach nourishment project will be able to start this fall on Pawleys Island, and the work appears to be within the range of the town’s estimates. Bids were opened Friday afternoon from three firms....

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Council Members Interested in Dredging Sunset Bay

United States

Most people call it Sunset Bay. Those who have lived in Worthington for many years like to call it by its old name: Mudhole Bay.The original name is appropriate, as the bay takes in large amounts of...

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Ilaje Communities Seek Inclusion in FG Dredging of Escravos –Warri River

Nigeria

Indigenes of Ilaje in Warri South West Local Government Area of Delta State on Friday appealed to the Federal Government to include their communities in the proposed dredging of the Escravos-Warri...


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Next-generation Dredger Named by CEMEX UK

CEMEX UK have named their new marine dredger CEMEX Go Innovation. Currently under construction, the contract for the vessel – the first in the next generation of environmentally designed dredgers –...

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Tian Kun Hao Begins Sea Trial

A Chinese-built dredging vessel, the largest of its kind in Asia, departed a port in east China's Jiangsu Province Friday afternoon for its first sea trial.Tian Kun Hao, constructed by Tianjin...

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A New Customized Dredge from Ellicott Dredges Makes Its Debut

In 2017, a petrochemical customer approached Ellicott Dredges about building a customized electric Bucketwheel dredge. The customized dredge had to be designed to withstand desert-like conditions....

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Ionada Signs Pilot Testing Agreement with Van Oord for Semi-dry Scrubbing System

PortXL says marine scrubber technology leader Ionada BV has announced the signing of a Pilot Agreement with Van Oord to conduct trials of Ionada’s Semi-Dry Scrubbing technology onboard the Van Oord...