Project Updates & Industry Developments
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Malpeque Harbour channel won’t be dredged in time for lobster fishermen's setting day

Canada

Lobster fishers in Malpeque Harbour will have to start the season from another port or wait until a dredge can clear a safe path for them through the harbour's shallow channel.The federal Department...

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City Begins Market Slip Dredging

Canada

The City of Saint John and Port Saint John have partnered to dredge Market Slip uptown for the first time since 2004.The area of the boardwalk next to the volleyball court has the capacity to hold...

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Dredging operations starting at Cobourg Harbour

Canada

Essential dredging operations should be done by May 31, says townCOBOURG — Dredging operations are starting at the harbour, staff are advising residents.“Dredging operations are completed...

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What Coastal Communities Need in the Next Stimulus

United States

By Howard Marlowe, President of Warwick Group Consultants, LLC It’s clear that even the $2.2 trillion CARES stimulus and relief package has not provided enough assistance to state and local...

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Canada’s Pieridae delays Goldboro LNG project

Canada

Canada’s Pieridae Energy said on Thursday it postponed a final investment decision to build the Goldboro LNG export plant in Nova Scotia due to the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.The liquefied...

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Sea Trials Begin for Mayflower Autonomous Ship's "AI Captain"

United Kingdom

Promare and IBM engineers develop new class of marine AI to advance $90BN autonomous shipping marketIBM Edge, AI technologies and over a million images at core of ship's ability to sense, think and...

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New Wireless Infrastructure Provides Internet Access to Rural Construction Locations

J.F. Brennan Company, Inc. (Brennan) recently won a contract with AECOM Energy and Construction (AECOM) for remediation work on LaGrange Lock and Dam on the Illinois River. The contract required us...

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J.P. Morgan presentation on China and coronavirus

By Michael Cembalest Topics: Coronavirus severity and global impacts While infection rates are slowing inside China, COVID-19 infections are now rising outside China Mortality rates are skewed...

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Third phase of REDI dredging now underway along Lake Ontario

Canada

The third phase of the dredging project along Lake Ontario, as part of the REDI plan, is officially underway.The state says it’s giving counties information they need to update, expand, and implement...

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Ottawa dredging project to rejuvenate leisure site

Canada

A CAD3 million (USD2.3 million) riverbed dredging project will take place at Britannia Beach, a popular leisure site in Canada’s capital, Ottawa, from July to October this year.The 110 m by 80 m...

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Manitoba pours $61 million into Portage la Prairie wastewater infrastructure

Canada

PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE, MAN. – The Manitoba government is putting $61 million towards upgrades of Portage la Prairie’s Water Pollution Control Facility.The city of Portage la Prairie owns and operates...

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Mammoet completes final phase of terminal expansion in Veracruz, Mexico

Mexico

Mammoet’s team has successfully completed the second phase of the relocation of several shipping container cranes for Hutchison Ports ICAVE as part of a planned port expansion in Veracruz, Mexico....

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City of Hamilton to leave sludge from 24 billion-litre spill in Chedoke Creek

Canada

Amid a deadline this week for the city of Hamilton to come up with a plan for the remediation of Chedoke Creek, a city study is suggesting against the dredging of sludge from a 24 billion-litre...

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Shipbuilding subsidies: Japan seeks WTO talks with South Korea

Japan

Japan has reportedly requested talks with South Korea over that country’s alleged subsidies to its shipbuilding industry. The talks would be held under the dispute settlement process of the World...

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Residents Say Muskoka River Needs Dredging In Bracebridge

Canada

Councillor says that on Canada Day, children could be seen walking out in knee deep water in the bay during the fireworks...The Muskoka River needs to be dredged near the falls and its mouth, but who...