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Picture of the Day: Rockaway Beach Coastline Restoration Project

Picture of the Day: Rockaway Beach Coastline Restoration Project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, in conjunction with the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, continues work on a $36.5 million coastline restoration project at Rockaway Beach. During the project, nearly 3.5 million cubic yards of sand will be placed […]

Norfolk Dredging Bags Baltimore Harbor Deepening Deal

Norfolk Dredging Bags Baltimore Harbor Deepening Deal

Norfolk Dredging Company has won a $18.8 million contract for a dredging requirement for Baltimore harbor and channels. Maintenance dredging will take place in various channel sections in the Chesapeake Bay, Maryland. Fiscal 2014 operations and maintenance (Army) funds in the amount of $18,784,248 were obligated at the time of the award. The estimated completion […]

Veit Picked to Dredge South Canal at Belle Fourche

Veit Picked to Dredge South Canal at Belle Fourche

The Belle Fourche Irrigation District will be performing dredging of the South Canal intake structure this summer. Dredging, that was supposed to begin in the middle of August, will continue through the end of the year, or until work is completed. Work will be performed daily between 6:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. “South Canal Outlet […]

Cullen Park Dredging About to Commence (USA)

Cullen Park Dredging About to Commence (USA)

To improve boating access at Cullen Park, the City of Toledo obtained a grant in the amount of $475,000 to re-dredge the existing channel between Cullen Park and main deep water channel of the Maumee River.  In addition to channel dredging, the City of Toledo obtained an $850,000 grant from the State of Ohio, Division […]

USA: Meeting on Housatonic River PCB Issue Set for Next Week

USA: Meeting on Housatonic River PCB Issue Set for Next Week

The public forum regarding the Housatonic River “Rest of River” clean-up effort will take place Wednesday, September 10, 2014, at the Berkshire Scenic Railway Station, 10 Willow Creek Road, Lenox, MA, at 6:30 PM. The debate over clean-up of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in the Housatonic River has reached an important stage and it is critical that the Board of […]

Canal Dredging Continues in Bangkok

Canal Dredging Continues in Bangkok

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has continued its city-wide dredging to ensure the effectiveness of all sewage and drainage systems and prevent flooding. Deputy Permanent Secretary for the BMA Sanya Chenimit said that, so far, around 94% of canals and sewages have been dredged in a move to prevent floods in the city. On Saturday, […]

Egypt: New Suez Canal Dredging Kicks Off

Egypt: New Suez Canal Dredging Kicks Off

Major General Kamel al-Waziri, chief of the Engineering Authority of the Armed Forces, said that the New Suez Canal dredging program will start today. Waziri added that dredgers will enter into the site of the New Suez Canal to begin the second stage of digging in parallel with the dry digging. On August 5, President Abdel […]

PHOTO UPDATE: Keel Laying of Easydredge 2700

PHOTO UPDATE: Keel Laying of Easydredge 2700

The keel-laying ceremony for the state-of-the-art IHC Easydredge 2700 ™ took place at MTG Dolphin’s shipyard in Varna, Bulgaria, on August 18th, 2014. The ship, ordered by Royal IHC, is being built under building number BN BN1001 and will be delivered in the summer of 2015. The new vessel will be supplied with a “world-dredging […]

New Zealand: Chatham Rock Completes Another Milestone

New Zealand: Chatham Rock Completes Another Milestone

Chatham Rock Phosphate has achieved another major milestone by completing and filing evidence from 31 expert witnesses and answers to 62 queries from the Environmental Protection Authority. CRP has applied for a marine consent to mine rock phosphate from an area of the seabed on the Chatham Rise, in the Pacific Ocean 450 km from […]

UPDATE: Upper Hudson River Dredging in Full Swing

UPDATE: Upper Hudson River Dredging in Full Swing

The upper Hudson River dredging project, administered by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and General Electric (GE), will be in progress during the 2014 Navigation Season between Lock C-4 in Stillwater and Lock C-8 in Fort Edward. The dredging operations are lighted, have day shapes and arrow boards displayed. Additional informational signs have […]







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