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Grant Secured for St. Lucie Inlet Dredging

Grant Secured for St. Lucie Inlet Dredging

Martin County has announced that they have been awarded grant for the St. Lucie Inlet dredging project from the Florida Inland Navigation District (FIND). Since 1999, FIND has provided periodic funding on four previous occasions for projects in the St. Lucie Inlet including dredging and north jetty improvements. The planned maintenance dredging of the St. […]

Dredging Accident in the Intracoastal Waterway

Dredging Accident in the Intracoastal Waterway

The Gulf Intracoastal Waterway was shut down for a few hours on Wednesday afternoon after a dredging vessel that had drifted into a busy shipping lane collided with a barge. According to local media, the Houston Ship Channel remained opened, but towing vessels were grinded to a halt and couldn’t travel the narrow channel that runs along […]

VIDEO: Footage from New Suez Canal Dredger

VIDEO: Footage from New Suez Canal Dredger

Director of Dredgers’ Administration with the Suez Canal Authority, Ahmed Sayed Ahmed, stated recently that the project of digging the New Suez Canal so far underwent several stages, including designing, dry digging and dredging. Ahmed added that the dredging stage reached 9 meters depth, as about 20,000 cubic meters are currently being dredged per day […]

Officials to Discuss Mill River Dredging

Officials to Discuss Mill River Dredging

Given that Exide Group, Inc. will soon begin in-river work for the cleanup of lead in the Mill River sediment, Exide will hold a public informational meeting on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 7:00 PM in the Board of Education Conference Room, 2nd floor, 501 Kings Highway East, Fairfield to discuss what the public can […]

Work Begins on Boston Flood Bank

Work Begins on Boston Flood Bank

Work started yesterday on a £500,000 scheme to improve the flood bank at Slippery Gowt on the Boston Haven. The flood defense was breached when high tides combined with a tidal surge on 5 December 2013 to produce the highest water levels ever recorded in the Haven, flooding the landfill site and commercial properties on […]

New Facts About Backhoe Dredgers

New Facts About Backhoe Dredgers

The International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) has published a new ‘Facts About’ publication on backhoe dredgers. ‘Facts About’ is a series of concise, easy-to-read leaflets which give an effective overview of essential facts about specific dredging and maritime construction subjects. Each leaflet provides a kind of ‘management summary’ for stakeholders who need a quick […]

U.S. EPA and GE Reach $20.5M Agreement

U.S. EPA and GE Reach $20.5M Agreement

General Electric Company has agreed to conduct a comprehensive study of the contamination in the shoreline areas of the upper Hudson River, according to the announcement of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Cleanup of the Hudson River PCBs Superfund site has been ongoing since 2009 when river dredging began. Under the latest agreement with GE, […]

Picture of the Day: Dhaka Dredging Scheme

Picture of the Day: Dhaka Dredging Scheme

Dhaka WASA Drainage (O&M) Circle has recently launched the Urban Dredging Demonstration Project (UDDP) as part of the Water Operators Partnership (WOP) between Dhaka WASA and Vitens Evides International (VEI). The launch is part of a recently started 10-year dredging program by Dhaka WASA to clean all canals in the capital of Bangladesh. October 02, […]

Greens: Concerns Grow Over Taxpayer Sludge Fund

Greens: Concerns Grow Over Taxpayer Sludge Fund

The old parties have today refused to support an Australian Greens’ motion calling on the Abbott Government to rule out using federal taxpayer funders to pay the big mining companies to dump their dredge sludge on wetlands for the Abbot Point coal port. “The Newman Government wants to use state and federal taxpayer money to […]

WEDA 2015 Dredging Summit & Expo (USA)

WEDA 2015 Dredging Summit & Expo (USA)

The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) and Texas A & M University will host its 2015 Dredging Summit and Expo during June 22-25, 2015 at the Westin Galleria Houston. The theme of this conference “Dredgers, The Environment and Commerce” will focus on the people and organizations that make dredging happen, and the environmental and commercial impacts […]







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