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Dredging for Particle Tracing Study in South Padre Island Wraps Up

Dredging of the Brownsville Ship Channel was completed in July as part of the Nearshore Berm Nourishment Project and Particle Tracing Study in South Padre Island in Texas. This multi-year project is being done through a partnership of the City of South Padre Island, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Texas… Read More

Cavache Begins Ponce de Leon Dredging

Cavache Inc. of Pompano Beach, Florida, began dredging the Ponce de Leon Inlet and Intracoastal Waterway channels in early August. Approximately 450,000 cubic yards of sand will be removed and pumped via pipeline to the nearshore disposal area along New Smyrna Beach. Cavache is using the Ellicott… Read More

Brazil Announces $64 Million US Infrastructure Investments for Alagoas State

The Brazilian Minister of Transports, Valter Casimiro, announced a government investment of BRL 250 million ($64 million US) for infrastructure projects in the northeast state of Alagoas. The investment covers the state port, road and airport sectors. Additionally, the government official also signed a BRL 5.1 million ($1.3 million US)… Read More

Dredging International Awarded Colombia’s Port of Barranquilla Dredging Project

Colombia’s river management authority, Cormagdalena, has awarded a Port of Barranquilla’s dredging project to DEME Group’s Dredging International, it said on late May. The project covers maintenance dredging for the access channel of the Port of Barranquilla over a six-month period. Only competitor Van Oord said it didn’t believe it… Read More