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  • 8 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized its plan to clean up contaminated river sediment at the Grasse River Superfund site in Massena, New York. Past industrial activities have contaminated the river sediment with polychlorinated biphenyls. PCBs are probable human carcinogens that build up in the fat of fish and mammals, increasing in concentration as […]

  • 27 October 2020
    Equipment

    USACE Portland District has just released this amazing photo of their dredger Yaquina, taken during her recent work near Port of Kalama. The Yaquina is one of two Portland District’s hopper dredges. The hopper dredge is a specialized sea-going vessel, ready to dredge and transport material from ocean bars, fast flowing rivers and harbors to […]

  • 13 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Coast Guard Sector Upper Mississippi River coordinated last Friday with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis and Omaha Districts to provide for the safe transit of the vessel Tate Oglesby and its tow through St. Louis Harbor’s high water closure zone and the previously-closed Locks 27. The vessel Tate Oglesby is towing the […]

  • 27 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) Office of the Great Lakes yesterday announced two major advances in the recovery of the Lower Menominee River Area of Concern (AOC). Restrictions on dredging and impairments to aquatic life in the riverbed are no longer considered problems due to successful restoration activities, MDEQ said. The AOC program […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    A reminder from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, came up yesterday that the Mississippi River’s Crater Island will be closed during the Memorial Day weekend due to ongoing dredging activities. The Corps is currently in the process of removing 150,000 cubic yards of dredged material at the temporary dredge placement site near Brownsville, […]

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  • 23 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in partnership with the City and County of Denver, will hold an open house on Wednesday, November 1, to discuss the South Platte River ecosystem restoration alternatives. The proposed project area includes approximately 2.4 miles of the South Platte River from West Yale Avenue downstream (north) to West Mississippi Avenue. The […]

  • 5 June 2012

    The Cotabato City council is set to investigate on the seeming inaction of the central office of the DPWH on complaints about the private contractor’s failure to dredge any portion of the Rio Grande de Mindanao river, reports philstar.com. “The water level at the portion of the Rio Grande straddling through Cotabato City is almost […]

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  • 28 September 2012

    After the contractor rooted up parts of a vehicle from the Mississippi riverfront in Keokuk, the dredging project was halted. “We called in the Keokuk Emergency Volunteer Corps,” said Keokuk Police Chief Dave Hinton. “Their divers located a car, but they couldn’t get anything hooked on because it was buried in sediment. The divers showed […]

  • 22 August 2012

    The General Organisation of Sea Ports (GOP), the custodian of Bahrain’s rich maritime legacy, is gearing up to host the World Maritime Day (WMD) Parallel Event scheduled to take place on 17th and 18th October, 2012. Based on the 2012 theme – “IMO: One hundred years after the Titanic” preparations are underway to organise maritime […]

  • 23 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Surrey Board of Trade’s Policy Manager, Ray Hudson, travelled to Ottawa recently with Jeff Scott, CEO, Fraser Surrey Docks who was leading a delegation of customers and supply chain partners. The purpose of the advocacy delegation was to familiarize and underscore the critical importance of the Fraser River to the Canadian economy. Meetings were […]

  • 25 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will undertake immediate river dredging works as solution to perennial and apparently worsening flooding problem in the affected areas of Kalaklan river in Zambales. DPWH Secretary Rogelio L. Singson ordered Region 3 Director Antonio V. Molano Jr. to prepare the necessary programs of work for the needed […]

  • 12 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Attorney General Letitia A. James have announced that New York State intends to sue the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), following the Certificate of Completion issued by the agency for General Electric’s cleanup of PCB contamination in the Hudson River. Late last year, the New York State Department […]

  • 5 February 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers failed to obtain a South Carolina pollution control permit for its controversial project to deepen the Savannah River, according to a lawsuit filed in state court by the Southern Environmental Law Center on behalf of Georgia and South Carolina conservation groups. “This project cannot proceed until and unless the […]

  • 15 February 2012

    U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., announced that the Army Corps of Engineers will provide $3.6 million in additional federal funding for dredging on the Red River Waterway. The decision comes after Sen. Landrieu and the Louisiana congressional delegation urged the Corps to provide the necessary investments in the waterway. Sen. Landrieu secured $7.56 million […]

  • 8 August 2013

    The words “faster, better, cheaper” are sweet music to the ears of any serious steward of the taxpayers’ money, and this summer the Hurley delivered. “Historical dredging costs have averaged $16.75 per cubic yard, and the Hurley cost $6.41 per cubic yard,” explained Olmsted resident engineer Brad Bradley. “The cost savings on the material it […]

  • 18 April 2012

    The Asian clam (Corbicula fluminea) is a most unwelcome addition to the fauna of the lower River Barrow. This bivalve mollusc is regarded as one of the most notorious aquatic invasive species in the world. The Asian clam was first recorded in the river downstream of St Mullin’s in April 2010 and subsequent studies conducted […]

  • 11 July 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Mr Maarten Jongen has officially been appointed Managing Director of Damen Shipyards Singapore (DSSi) from March 2012. In his new role Mr Jongen will focus on marketing, services and further improving efficiency at the yard that has been building (aluminium) Damen vessels since 2000. DSSi has been part of the Damen Shipyards Group since 2000. […]

  • 31 August 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Safety

    Boating at Kalbarri (WA) is safer following the completion of maintenance dredging to widen the channel and restore safe navigational depths at the mouth of Murchison River. According to the Department of Transport (DoT) Director Coastal Facilities, Donna West, the work which started in January included dredging of the land back wharf and boat pens […]

  • 5 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Today, at a community meeting in Saratoga Springs, officials from the Environmental Protection Agency will report on the Superfund cleanup, of a toxic chemical called polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) from the Hudson River, that is significantly ahead of schedule. Environmental groups, business leaders and elected municipal officials say that with time and capacity to spare, General […]

  • 11 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    An underwater wall installed in the Savannah River in Augusta, Georgia, more than a century ago will be the subject of a just-funded study by the USACE’s Savannah District. The so-called “training wall” in the Savannah River runs from just downstream of 8th Street and ends 1,800 feet downstream of Boathouse Community Center. It aided […]

  • 28 August 2020
    Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District just shared this beautiful photo of the deep draft hopper dredge Essayons working at the mouth of the Columbia River. According to the Corps, over the next several weeks the Essayons will dredge sand from the Columbia River bar, the world’s most dangerous entrance to a major […]