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VIDEO: Dredging for Eko Atlantic City

VIDEO: Dredging for Eko Atlantic City

Off the coast of Lagos, mighty dredgers are working daily to reclaim land lost to the sea. Eko Atlantic City is being constructed in six phases – and the first phase entails creating 10 square kilometers of prime land along the Great Wall of Lagos. When the dredging is completed, a total volume of sand […]

UPDATE: Dredging at Wells Port Set for Next Week

UPDATE: Dredging at Wells Port Set for Next Week

The Port of Wells dredging project is scheduled for Monday, September 22, 2014. The port’s dredger “Kari Hege” will be engaged in dredging operations in the main channel north of number 4 buoy, between buoys 2 and 4. All material dredged from these areas will be placed on the berm which is marked by the port […]

UK Ambassador to UAE Tours Jebel Ali Port

UK Ambassador to UAE Tours Jebel Ali Port

DP World Chairman and Chairman of Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation (PCFC), HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, today met with the new UK Ambassador to the UAE, HE Philip Parham, to discuss trade, business and maritime issues. During the introductory meeting, Ambassador Parham was given a tour of DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali facility […]

DRAGFLOW to Showcase at WEFTEC

DRAGFLOW to Showcase at WEFTEC

For the first time ever DRAGFLOW, a world player in solid pumping solutions, will be present at WEFTEC, the Water Environment Federation’s Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference. WEFTEC, scheduled from September 27 – October 1, 2014 at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, is the largest conference of its kind in […]

GLDD: Fort Pierce Dredging About to Begin

GLDD: Fort Pierce Dredging About to Begin

Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), one of the largest providers of dredging services in the United States, is about to start dredging operations on the Indian River. Dredging operations will be conducted within the Turning Basin of the Port of Fort Pierce and will commence in a few days time. The operations will […]

Morganza Control Structure Procedures Proposed

Morganza Control Structure Procedures Proposed

Beginning next week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, will host public meetings to discuss proposed operational procedures for the Morganza control structure in future flood events. Based on lessons learned from the historic Mississippi River Flood of 2011, the Corps of Engineers has developed proposed clarifications to the standing instructions for […]

Sevenson Environmental Secures Gig in Virginia

Sevenson Environmental Secures Gig in Virginia

Sevenson Environmental Services, Inc, Niagara Falls, New York, has been awarded a $14.3 million firm-fixed-price contract for environmental dredging of the Atlantic Wood Industries Superfund Site, Portsmouth, Virginia.  The contract also includes handling of approximately 330,000 cubic yards of dense non-aqueous phase liquid creosote contaminated sediments that will be dredged from the site. Other activities associated […]

UPDATE: Lodgemore Dredging Project on Track

UPDATE: Lodgemore Dredging Project on Track

Land & Water Services are making excellent progress dredging the canal between Wallbridge Lower Lock and Lodgemore Bridge. The first work boats in eighty years recently arrived on this stretch of water. Two brand new mud hoppers and a mini push tug are also in the place. The mud hoppers were manufactured in Birmingham. They will […]

Fox River Dredging Sets Stage for Brighter Future

Fox River Dredging Sets Stage for Brighter Future

The ongoing cleanup of the lower Fox River – the largest removal of contaminated sediments ever attempted anywhere – is a momentous project, but it is also part of a larger story, environmental officials said. Major efforts are underway to restore near-shore fisheries and wildlife habitat in the lower bay of Green Bay; innovative approaches […]

Sacramento and Stockton Dredging Contract Awarded

Sacramento and Stockton Dredging Contract Awarded

Ross Sand and Gravel from Portland, Oregon, has won a $24 million firm-fixed-price contract for maintenance dredging on the Sacramento and Stockton Deep Water Ship Channels. The estimated completion date for this dredging project is May 31, 2017, according to defense.gov. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento, California is the contracting activity. September 18, 2014  







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