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  • 19 April 2010

    A two-week trial is set to begin today to determine who pays to clean up Big Spring Creek outside of Lewistown — decades after cancer-causing chemicals were first detected in wild trout in that area. The renowned trout stream was contaminated for years as paint laden with polychlorinated biphenyl… [mappress] Source:greatfallstribune,April 19,2010;

  • 27 April 2010

    BAYONNE AND BEYOND — Reports from several prominent officials in Hudson County and in Bayonne suggest that city officials are seeking offers to build a container port on the former Military Ocean Terminal site in a blockbuster deal that could help the city retire its entire debt… [mappress] Source:hudsonreporter,April 27,2010;

  • 3 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Magheroarty Pier dredging program, located on the north-west coast of County Donegal, Ireland, is currently underway. This location is popular among local fishermen and it is also used by the Tory Island ferry. At the moment boats cannot use the pier because of accumulated sand there. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, April 3, 2014

  • 19 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, will hold two public meetings about upcoming district projects on or adjacent to the Missouri River below Rulo, Neb. The first public meeting is scheduled for April 8 at the National Weather Service Center in Kansas City, Mo., from 3-5 p.m. The second public meeting is scheduled […]

  • 16 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in cooperation with the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe, will hold an open house on Thursday, April 26, from 5 to 7p.m. at the Oacoma Community Center in Oacoma, South Dakota. During the meeting, aimed to seek comments on potential opportunities to address erosion that is threatening the town of […]

  • 23 April 2010

    The massive reclamation at Pasir Panjang continues until Oct 10. This huge site is next to Labrador’s shores, near Sentosa’s natural shores and close to Cyrene Reef.Dredging and reclamation works lead to high levels of sediments and thus murky waters. Like haze in the air, this ‘cloudy’ water… [mappress] Source:wildshores,April 23,2010;

  • 12 April 2010

    The Port Hedland Port Authority has awarded UTEC Survey Australia Pty. Ltd. (Perth) a contract to provide bathymetric survey services to the Port Authority’s channel and harbour capital dredging campaign. The survey work is being carried out offshore Port Hedland in North West Australia… [mappress] Source:utecsurvey,April 12,2010;

  • 9 April 2010

    Two Port of Olympia shipping berths dredged free of dioxin last year are showing signs of recontamination, according to a port consultant’s report.Dioxin-contaminated sediments underneath the pier and inaccessible during the dredging project have sloughed off several feet from the face of the pier… [mappress] Source:theolympian,April 9,2010;

  • 2 April 2010

    The Cebu 3rd District Engineering Office, invites contractors to apply to bid for the Dredging of Sapangdaku River Basin in Sangi-Daanglungsod Toledo City ,Cebu.Major Activity on Dredging Works consist of 173,815 m3 material to be dredged in 270 calendar days for amount of approx… [mappress] Source:manilatimes,April 2,2010;

  • 27 April 2010

    A federal judge ruled that New Jersey’s lawsuit opposing dredging of the Delaware River shipping channel by the Army Corps of Engineers should be heard in the Garden State. The Corps of Engineers had sought to have the case moved to Delaware, where a judge ruled in February that the project could begin… [mappress] Source:nj,April […]

  • 29 April 2010

    Holland harbor’s first commercial vessel of the season got stuck before it got there. Annual dredging is scheduled to start as early as next week, according to the Army Corps of Engineers Detroit office. A tug boat-barge combination had to back off of a sandbar at the entrance to the Holland… [mappress] Source:hollandsentinel,April 29,2010;

  • 30 April 2010

    COBOURG — Money has already been made on the harbour dredger this year, said Ross Dudley, special projects consultant with the town of Cobourg. He says last year’s purchase has made money on two projects already. At present the dredger, with the aid of GPS guided software… [mappress] Source:northumberlandtoday,April 30,2010;

  • 23 April 2010

    Dredging operations will displace one fisherman from a slip at the West Ocean City Harbor, the county decided this week. The Army Corps of Engineers project to dredge the Ocean City Inlet to the West Ocean City Harbor and the harbor turning basins needs somewhere to offload the dredge spoil… [mappress] Source:mdcoastdispatch,April 23,2010;

  • 28 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The crew of the Cottrell Contracting Corporation Dredge Marion is working to remove shoals from the James River federal navigation channel. The river plays a role in the economies of Richmond and Hopewell, providing a navigation channel of 25 feet deep for ships to move goods to and from the inland ports. [mappress] Dredging Today […]

  • 29 April 2010

    The construction of Maasvlakte 2, the land reclamation project in the North Sea that will enlarge the port of Rotterdam with 2,000 ha, is proceeding well. Two weeks ago, construction consortium PUMA shifted the largest amount of sand ever in one week in a land reclamation project. Eleven Boskalis… [mappress] Source:3plnews,April 29,2010;

  • 19 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett visited the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority’s Packer Avenue Marine Terminal yesterday to officially welcome Horizon Lines to the Port of Philadelphia. The new weekly service, connecting Philadelphia and Puerto Rico, began on April 11, and will bring a vessel every Thursday to the terminal. As the “Horizon Trader” (the second Horizon […]

  • 15 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Unified Command announced Monday that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completed construction of a temporary rock dike to aid in the repairs of the Marseilles dam. The Marseilles Dam was damaged during an incident April 18 when seven barges broke loose from a tow during historic flooding on the Illinois River. Four of […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A nearly $17 million worth Manatee County beach renourishment project has been completed. Covering approximately 5 miles, the 2014 Anna Maria Island renourishment project was Manatee County most extensive project to date. Works on the project began in December 2013 and were completed in April 2014. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, July 21, 2014    

  • 5 April 2010

    The U.S. Army cut through Cape Canaveral a half-century ago, defying Mother Nature’s normal flow of sand.Because the Corps of Engineers decided to dredge the deep channel to the ocean, the sand collects to the north and periodically must be moved to the south. That would happen naturally, were Port Canaveral not in the way… […]

  • 28 April 2010

    There’s still a lot of oil and gas under the earth’s crust, but it’s often buried extremely deep or found in barren locations subject to extremes of heat or cold. If you want to extract such costly energy sources and transport them to the civilised world, you’ll need a brand new ship to make it […]

  • 4 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Ministry of Water Resources, General Directorate for River Dredging Works, has completed the dredging project in the Kormatt Hassan section of the Euphrates River. Accumulated sediment was removed from the middle of the river located in Sook Al-Shiokh. During the project the Ministry used four different kinds of dredgers. [mappress] April 4, 2014

  • 27 April 2010

    Driving by Harbor City’s 231-acre regional park, Machado Lake looks to be a serene and picturesque oasis. But close up, the reality is harsh. For years the lake, which holds runoff storm water from the area, has collected everything from pesticides to swarms of mosquitoes… [mappress] Source:pasadenastarnews,April 27,2010;

  • 22 April 2010

    Coordination of feasibility study of the project of construction of new Baku International Sea Trade Port Complex to be located in Alat settlement in 40 km south of Baku has been finished. The Azerbaijani government says that readiness of technical documentation enables to begin works on port construction… [mappress] Source:abc,April 22,2010;

  • 29 April 2010

    Korea and the Netherlands have agreed to work together on Korea’s river restoration and land reclamation projects.During a bilateral summit between President Lee Myung-bak and the visiting prime minister of the Netherlands, Peter Balkenende in Seoul, the two leaders welcomed the signing of various agreements… [mappress] Source:arirang,April 29,2010;

  • 21 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With the help of the TSHD Bartolomeu Dias, the Middelkerke beach reclamation project (Belgium) has been completed by Jan De Nul Group. During the project, about 950,000 m³ of sand was reclaimed for the beach. The works started in mid April and ended in mid June. This project is part of the governmental program ‘Flemish […]

  • 16 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Jan De Nul Group is currently reclaiming the beaches of Middelkerke at the Belgian coast with its TSHD Bartolomeu Dias. About 950,000 m³ needs to be reclaimed. The works started mid April and will end mid June. Up until today, about 440,000 m³ has been reclaimed. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, May 16, 2014