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  • 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 […]

  • 1 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Mike Hooks, LLC, has won a $13m contract to perform maintenance dredging in the Calcasieu River and Pass. Commenting the latest news, Ashley Kerns, Vice President of Mike Hooks, said: “The US Army Corps of Engineers is one of [our] principal clients and we regularly perform dredging projects for them from Texas to Florida.” “We […]

  • 31 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently bestowed its annual “Citizen Excellence in Community Involvement Award” on a community advisory group formed to raise awareness and solicit public input into the agency’s proposed $1.7 billion Superfund cleanup of the Passaic River. The award, which recognizes a “significant contribution” to a Superfund cleanup, went to the […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, issued a task order to dredge portions of the James River federal navigation channel during the next few months. As part of the three-year, $12 million indefinite delivery/indefinite quality contract with Cottrell Contracting Corporation, work began on Saturday, July 26 under a $3.2 million task order to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District recently completed dredged material placement at Pancake Point on Puget Island in Washington. The project provided beach nourishment to an approximately 3000-foot stretch of shoreline on the Washington side of the Columbia River. The Port of Portland’s Dredge Oregon began work on Aug. 29 and completed placement […]

  • 6 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Bay of Plenty Regional Council has brought the Maketu community a step closer to having a healthy estuary by gaining resource consent approval for the Kaituna Re-diversion and Estuary Ongatoro/Maketu Enhancement Project. The project will return an average of 600,000 cubic meters of fresh water from the Kaituna River into Ongatoro/Maketu Estuary on every tidal cycle, […]

  • 22 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, is evaluating a Department of the Army (DA) permit application from James Arthaud for a bank stabilization project on the Missouri River near Stanton, North Dakota. The project purpose, as stated by the applicant, is to place rip rap along the toe of the west bank of the Missouri River […]

  • 25 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued its final decision on its Rest of River permit, which outlines a final cleanup plan for a 125 mile stretch of the Housatonic River from Pittsfield, Mass. through Connecticut. The final cleanup plan is also referred to as the Final Permit Modification for Rest of River. EPA’s […]

  • 17 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Environment Minister Albert Jacob has announced $910,000 in funding for foreshore rehabilitation projects throughout the Swan Canning Riverpark. Funds will be shared by seven local councils managing foreshores to rebuild collapsed river walls, control invasive weeds, stabilise riverbanks and revegetate foreshore areas across nine sites in the riverpark. These funds will be matched by cash […]

  • 12 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The United Soybean Board’s (USB) commitment to improve market conditions for farmers hits a new bottom – the Mississippi River bottom, USB said in its latest announcement.  USB has approved funding to support environmental assessments (research) and education of this important improvement to the infrastructure system located near the Port of New Orleans. “Every decision […]

  • 24 November 2011

    According to the data relating to more than 1.2 million fish, originating from 154 different species, sampled within a 10-year study of the St. Sebastian River by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Research Institute, the dredging did not have considerable influence on the fish population. The study’s findings outlined by Richard Paperno, a marine biologist […]

  • 16 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Associated British Ports (ABP) is investing £370,000 in a project to repair the ‘New Cut’ river wall in Ipswich. Having been constructed in the 19th century, the New Cut river wall used to be part of the old entrance to the Port of Ipswich Wet Dock. ABP appointed Mackley to repair the 25-metre-long section of […]

  • 1 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, awarded an $8.8 million contract two days ago for a habitat restoration project near Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin. Under the contract, Newt Marine Service will restore eroding peninsulas around McGregor Lake and dredge backwater habitat. The forests in the Mississippi River corridor provide critical habitat for […]

  • 21 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    In order to prevent further erosion to the Fraser River’s banks and the dikes protecting the Matsqui floodplain in Abbotsford, the Province of British Columbia is investing $10 million in the design and implementation of a long-term solution. The City of Abbotsford is proposing a system of spurs along the riverbank, but other options are […]

  • 12 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Shannon Flood Risk State Agency Co-ordination Working Group at its recent meeting in Carrick-on-Shannon took a major decision to develop a plan for a strategic maintenance program on the River Shannon. Programmed maintenance works have not been carried out on the Shannon for a significant period of time and silt and vegetation has built up […]

  • 18 September 2020
    Business development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officially started the historic project to deepen the Mississippi River Ship Channel (MRSC) to 50 feet on September 11, 2020. Weeks Marine started work under the first dredging contract for the deepening project with their cutterhead dredge Captain Frank at Mile 5.0 Above Head of Passes (AHP). “This project […]

  • 26 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work to remove a portion of the artificially created ‘island’ of sand in the Lake St Lucia mouth area will begin in 2015. This follows the completion of iSimangaliso Wetland Park Authority’s Global Environment Facility (GEF) study aimed at finding long term solutions to improve the hydrological and ecological functioning of the Lake St Lucia […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nashville District, is preparing an environmental assessment in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act, and is seeking public comment for a flood risk management study for the Cumberland River, Browns Creek, Richland Creek and Whites Creek. Comments are encouraged concerning social and environmental issues, to include cultural resources […]

  • 4 September 2020
    Business development

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced the official removal of the Lower Menominee River Area of Concern (AOC) from a list of heavily polluted sites located within the Great Lakes basin. A total of 43 AOCs were originally identified in the U.S. and Canada in the 1980s, primarily due to legacy contamination and degraded […]

  • 17 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Reef Subsea Dredging & Excavation announced today they have recently completed a fast track project for A/S Norske Shell on the Ormen Lange Mid North Development. From the initial seabed preparation contract, the company was awarded significant additional work on the project which lasted six months to the full satisfaction of the client. It was […]

  • 19 December 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District began increasing releases from Carlyle Lake yesterday in support of safe navigation on the Mississippi River. Water from the lake will help provide the depth necessary for river commerce to pass Thebes, Ill., where rock formations pose a risk to navigation at -5 feet and below […]

  • 3 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Highland Council has awarded a contract to AECOM to carry out comprehensive flood protection studies for two Highland coastal towns.   Thurso, on the north coast, and Golspie, on the east coast, have both suffered from flooding incidents over the years that has affected domestic and business properties and resulted in both towns being identified […]

  • 27 January 2012

    Concerned about federal dollars making their way to the Delaware River deepening project through a recently enacted $74 million ‘navigation slush fund’, 59 local, state, regional and national conservation and civic organizations wrote to President Obama urging him to ensure that the environmentally destructive and economically wasteful Delaware River Deepening Project does not receive federal […]

  • 2 September 2020
    Business development

    The Petaluma River dredging operations will begin on Friday, September 4, and will end no later than October 29, 2020, the City of Petaluma, CA, reports. Under the official plan, dredging will begin at Shollenberger and then work downstream (towards the Bay) to address some spots of shoaling along the channel. Once that area is […]

  • 24 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended five permits to extract sand from the Kansas River for one year while a thorough evaluation of potential impacts from the proposed reauthorization continues. Five dredging companies authorized in 2007 to extract sand and gravel for commercial sale from 10 locations along the Kansas River through 2012 […]