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  • 13 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District and its contractor Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) are continuing to remove rock material as part of the project to deepen the Delaware River from 40 to 45 feet. USACE has just released the latest photos of the GLDD’s mechanical dredger New York – taken during the rock […]

  • 4 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    A new river restoration project designed to restore the Glazert Water to a more natural condition and minimize the likelihood of flooding in the River Kelvin Catchment downstream is one step closer, said East Dunbartonshire Council in its latest post.  The proposal for the Glazert River Restoration Project in the heart of Lennoxtown is the result […]

  • 23 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Workshop on Modelling Mixed-Sediment, River Morphodynamics, will take place from May 27-29, 2015, in Delft, the Netherlands. “In the workshop we will discuss topics that deal with modelling mixed-sediment fluvial processes, covering a wide range of scales. In setting up the workshop program we have focused on enhancing discussion. To this end we have […]

  • 6 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    American Construction Company and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently completed federal navigation channel dredging at Ice Harbor Lock and Dam. The contractor completed dredging of about 2,000 cubic yards of material at the downstream lock approach of Ice Harbor Dam. The picture shows Derrick “Mukilteo” dredging three dredge lanes inland of derrick “Palouse” in the […]

  • 18 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Grand River Conservation Authority’s rehabilitation project of the 500 meter section dyke and channel on the Conestogo River in Drayton is set to begin the week of September 21, 2015. The work must be carried out during a period of low flow in the river, which may affect the timing and total duration of […]

  • 29 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    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 2015 Navigation Season between the confluence of the Mohawk River and Lock C-8 in Fort Edward. The dredging operations are lighted, have day shapes and arrow boards displayed. Additional informational […]

  • 27 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing maintenance dredging of the Mianus River Federal Navigation Project in Greenwich, Conn. This project consists of a 6-foot channel, 100 feet wide, running from Cos Cob Harbor up the Mianus River to a point about 400 feet downstream of the Boston Post Road Bridge, […]

  • 1 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    In November 2010, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completed the Columbia River Channel Improvement Project to deepen the 110-mile Lower Columbia River navigation channel from -40 to -43 feet. The 20-year project cost $183 million and was a combined effort between the federal government, the States of Oregon and Washington and the Ports of […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Over the years there has been a steady flow of sludge and sediment in the Vaal River at the Loch Vaal residential area. Due to this accumulation some residents along this bank have been unable to launch their boats into the river. To solve these problems, Bovu Fluid Holdings (Bovu Pumps) used their Ultratrex Amphibious Excavator […]

  • 11 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    As a result of heavy silt deposits in the Mississippi River Delta caused by recent high upstream river levels, the maximum recommended draft for vessels using the Southwest Pass has been reduced from 47 to 45 feet, Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) informs. The Southwest Pass is the primary shipping channel on the Mississippi River, with a […]

  • 17 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Murray–Darling Basin Ministerial Council met in Brisbane today to consider a range of basin management and water reform matters and to be updated on the progress of Basin Plan implementation. The ministers were briefed on the draft findings of the review into the cost efficiency of River Murray Operations. The review examined the costs […]

  • 6 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Maintenance dredging of a portion of the Mystic River Federal Navigation Project in Groton and Stonington, Conn., will be completed under the terms of a $5.3 million contract recently awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. The state of Connecticut is funding the dredging project. Work will be accomplished by Cashman […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Mill River Cleanup Project in Fairfield, CT, which has been underway since mid-October, is currently in the process of dredging, dewatering the sediment, treating the filtrate water from the dewatering process, and discharging treated water back to the River.   All of the sediment dewatering and water treatment work is occurring at the newly‐constructed facility on Exide’s Post […]

  • 26 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The course named “River capacity and the influence on vegetation and habitat management” is scheduled for 5 November 2014, in Wallingford, UK, and it will provide an overview of how to estimate the capacity of rivers. The course focuses on the use of a free-available tool, the Conveyance Estimation System (CES) designed to solve simple […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Municipalities and non-profits can now apply for $150,000 in grants to support implementation of the Mohawk River Basin Action Agenda to improve water quality, flood resiliency and habitat, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Joe Martens announced. The grants are funded by the Environmental Protection Fund (EPF). “Grants for the Mohawk River […]

  • 8 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    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 […]

  • 30 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, continues its Mississippi River dredging operations to reopen the river to commercial navigation following recent high water. The Corps is still dredging the 9-foot navigation channel between Wabasha, Minn., and Alma, Wis., in Pool 4. The Corps estimates completing a 200-foot wide pilot channel Aug. 10. […]

  • 18 June 2013

    After the heavy rains and high water stopped the upper Hudson River dredging program last week, this capital cleanup project resumed on Monday, according to newstimes.com. The dredging work on the multi-year Superfund project continued on two areas north of Albany, announced General Electric Co. The historic dredging project targets approximately 2.65 million cubic yards […]

  • 28 August 2012

    On Saturday evening, another barge grounding occurred near Greenville, Mississippi. According to Army Corps of Engineers spokesman Robert Anderson, a barge ran past buoys marking the Mississippi River shipping channel. This accident closed the Mississippi River to shipping. There are currently several dredgers working to clear the channel. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, August 28, 2012; […]

  • 13 April 2012

    The Fox River cleanup project is delayed until a U.S. District Judge appoints the body responsible for paying the costs of more than $1 billion for the project. William Griesbach, U.S. District Judge, decided that the case will go further to trial in December, according to Mysanantonio.com. Appleton Papers, one of the two companies involved […]

  • 14 July 2011

    Residents of Osogbo, Osun State capital last Monday poured encomium on the state governor, Mr Rauf Aregbesola for deeming it fit to commence… (osundefender) [mappress] Source: osundefender, July 14, 2011;

  • 27 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Chelmsford Department of Public Works (DPW) is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with placing fill material to build the Merrimack River Bank Stabilization project in Chelmsford, Mass. The proposed project is to perform work and place […]

  • 26 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Since mid-April, Florida Dredge and Dock (FDD) has been busy dredging a portion of the Banana River, known as “Cut 13”. Cut 13 begins just North of the bridge where 528 (the Bee Line) crosses Banana River and extends north approximately 14,000ft. FDD is also dredging a small area of the Canaveral Barge Canal just north of 528 […]

  • 13 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The official kickoff of the Napa River dredging project is expected in mid-September. According to a spokesman from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the dredging scheme has been scheduled for mid-September and will last through November. The dredging will remove around 300,000 cubic yards of sediment from a 13-mile stretch of the river, starting from the Third Street bridge in […]

  • 24 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The City of Renton, WA, is currently conducting a maintenance dredging project on the Cedar River to prevent flooding of the surrounding community. The King County Flood Control District is funding over $13 million for the overall project and is providing approximately $7.5 million to fund the project’s construction. Approximately 120,000 cubic yards of gravel and […]

  • 5 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Spain’s Doñana wetland received a reprieve last Friday when authorities committed not to allow dredging of a river essential to the World Heritage site’s health. In a report to UNESCO, the country stated that a plan to deepen the Guadalquivir River to allow larger commercial ships will not be authorized. Failure to cancel the dredging […]