Project Updates & Industry Developments
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Salmon restoration project delays beach access in Squamish

Canada

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – Kiteboarders and windsurfers in the Sea to Sky region are blown away by how quickly they’ve lost access to the two main beaches they can use to launch their equipment.A delay...

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Kelowna boat launch won't be resolved unless landowners can agree

Canada

KELOWNA - The “volatile” lakeshore north of Mission Creek will continue to disrupt boaters until some key people find a way to agree with each other on a permanent solution. Right now, the Cook...

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Malpeque Harbour channel plugged; fishermen remaining tied up as dredge works at site

Canada

MALPEQUE, P.E.I. — When P.E.I.’s lobster fleet heads out for setting day on Monday, their fellow captains in Malpeque Harbour might be left watching from the wharf.An unprecedented amount of...

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Dredging for a dock

Canada

SYDNEY, N.S. — Crews dredge Sydney harbour in front of the Portside Restaurant, on April 22.The dredging started up this week and Cape...

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The Government of Canada Invests in the Gibsons Landing Small Craft Harbour

Canada

Department of Fisheries and Oceans CanadaGIBSONS LANDING, SUNSHINE COAST, BC, April 17, 2019 /CNW/ - Coastal communities across Canada are supported by small craft harbours that bolster local...

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Province, Ottawa spending $114m to reinforce Bay of Fundy dikes against rising seas

Canada

The federal and provincial governments have announced $114 million in funding to strengthen and improve 64 km of dikes in the province to protect against rising sea levels and coastal flooding...

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Dredging of Esquimalt Harbour turns up thousands of artifacts

Canada

About 3,000 artifacts have been sifted from tens of thousands of cubic metres of sea-bottom material dredged up from Esquimalt Harbour. The treasures include items such as naval shipboard crests and...

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Silt-Covered Boat Launch

Canada

It's become a yearly problem at Kelowna's Cook Road boat launch.Silt and debris from the mouth of Mission Creek has drifted north, covering the boat launch, and making it virtually unusable, forcing...

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Could Subsea Drilling Extend The Life of The Hibernia Oil Field? Its Owners Are Looking Into it

Canada

The companies that own Hibernia are considering more subsea drilling to further extend the life of the iconic oil field in Newfoundland's offshore.But right now there are far more questions than...

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Dredging Market is Gaining Traction Worldwide by Top Manufacturers

Dredging is an important industry with its uses in many areas. It is necessary to reclaim and protect a greater amount of coastal land from erosion and flooding, which results in the need for...

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Releases New Report on The Harbor Deepening Market

The global harbor deepening market was valued at US$ 4.1 billion in 2017. The market is expected to expand at a CAGR of 3% over the forecast period, 2018-2028.Harbor deepening is a service required...

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Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority Doubles Dredging in 2018

Ukraine

The specialized fleet of Delta-Pilot, the branch of the Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority, almost doubled dredging in 2018 compared with 2017, to 1.341 million cubic meters. More than a third of this...

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Corps Supplies Labor and Equipment for Bennett’s Creek Dredging

VA, United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Norfolk District began maintenance dredging of the Bennett’s Creek Federal Navigation channel on December 7 and wrapped up January 3.Labor and equipment assets,...

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J.F. Brennan Company Completes Dredging for Marsh Restoration Project at Quonochotaug Pond

RI, United States

The Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) kicked off a salt marsh restoration and elevation enhancement project at Quonochotaug Pond in Rhode Island, where dredging removed...

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Oceanside Harbor Maintenance Dredging for 2018 Finishes in November

CA, United States

Manson Construction began dredging Oceanside Harbor in California on October 15 and wrapped up work the second week of November. The dredging, which is typically done on an annual basis, was...