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  • 27 April 2010

    PLAQUEMINES PARISH — Plaquemines Parish officials would like to see more projects that dedicate a dredge operation in the Mississippi River for the sole purpose of mining soil from the river’s bottom to build new marsh. That was the case last year with a dredge that was placed in the river… [mappress] Source:2theadvocate,April 27,2010;

  • 8 April 2014

    The dredging of the Kishon River has officially begun, with the ultimate goal of eliminating the pollution that has plagued the riverbed for decades. Israeli Environmental Protection Minister Amir Peretz inaugurated the Kishon River dredging project at a ceremony on the riverbank on Monday, April 7, 2014. The moment is an historic one that comes […]

  • 2 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) continues to make progress on the Center for River Studies and Mississippi River Physical Model in Baton Rouge. Model panel assembly is kicking off and the digital projection system is being calibrated, CPRA said in its latest announcement. The Center will house the Expanded Small Scale Physical […]

  • 28 March 2012

    Environmental protection ministry will set up initial tenders in a few weeks for dredging sledge pools of the Kishon river, Haaretz.com reports. They believe that the river is contaminated by the oil refineries, chemical plants and factories. The plan is to divert the course of a 500-meter stretch and dredge sledge pools along several kilometers […]

  • 18 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Colombia’s government has awarded a $1.33 billion contract to the Navelena consortium, led by Brazil’s Odebrecht SA, to improve navigability on the Magdalena River. This deepening program will be carried out along a 908-kilometer stretch of the river between the town of Puerto Salgar and the Caribbean port city of Barranquilla. “This is undoubtedly the […]

  • 15 December 2010

    The World Bank Board of Executive Directors (WB) approved a US$250 million loan today for the Rio Bogota Environmental Recuperation and Flood Control Project, with the intention of turning it into an environmental asset for the Colombian capital’s metropolitan area.   The project seeks to improve water quality in the river’s middle basin up to […]

  • 7 July 2011

    The first step toward cleaning a portion of the Fawn River took place Wednesday morning on the river’s bank just north of Howe. A large … [mappress] Source: wnews, July 7, 2011;

  • 9 November 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    DEME Group has successfully hold the first ever digital naming ceremony for a dredging vessel. Last week, the company hosted this special naming ceremony for its next generation trailing suction hopper dredgers ‘Bonny River’ and ‘Meuse River’. Due to the coronavirus restrictions, the company decided to hold the digital naming ceremony. The online event captured […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Speaking at the Trade Americas & ConnectAmericas Expo: Building the Americas conference in Miami, APM Terminals Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Christian Moller Laursen observed that economic and population growth rate projections for Latin America have not yet been matched by the port and transportation infrastructure investment needed to accommodate the increased logistics and […]

  • 11 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, in cooperation with the Flood Diversion Authority, is conducting geomorphic field surveys alongside the Red River of the North tributaries near Fargo, North Dakota, and Moorhead, Minnesota, starting today. “Our survey teams will be collecting riverbank and riverbed data and placing survey monuments in the ground […]

  • 20 November 2012

    As General Electric wraps up its Hudson River dredging project for the year, a report that shows the process is effectively removing toxic PCB pollution and highlights the need to expand the scope when it resumes next year in order to capture large pockets of contamination that are currently not slated for cleanup. As GE […]

  • 28 August 2012

    According to thedailystar.net, illegal sand dredging is threatening the newly opened Shaheed Abdur Rob Serniabat Bridge over the Kirtankhola River. Muhammad Nazrul Islam, superintending engineer of Water Development Board, stated: “The sand extraction from the riverbed is gradually weakening the foundation of the embankment and making the region vulnerable to floods and erosion.” Thedailystar.net also […]

  • 16 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Greens have launched a $176 million rescue package to protect the Great Barrier Reef from mining. “The Great Barrier Reef is under pressure like never before with UNESCO warning the reef could be added to the international list of World Heritage sites in danger by next year,” Greens Leader Senator Christine Milne said. […]

  • 3 August 2020
    Environment

    J.E. McAmis, Inc., has completed pile removal and in water sand capping of the Astoria Marine Construction Company (AMMCO) site in Astoria, OR. The site was contaminated with hazardous chemicals from historical ship manufacturing and repair operations. Contamination was in soil on the property and in nearby riverbed sediment in the Lewis and Clark River […]

  • 20 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    With the help of Salix, the Norfolk Rivers Trust is improving fish and other river wildlife habitats on the River Babingley near Flitcham, one of only two hundred chalk rivers left in the world. The River Babingley rises from chalk springs above the villages of Flitcham and Hillington in North West Norfolk, meanders through the […]

  • 30 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Reef Subsea has taken the step to restructure its business into two divisions – one being a new division focused on integrated subsea projects and the second a restructure of the Dredging & Excavation division. In the restructure, Reef Subsea Power & Umbilical and Reef Subsea Norway has merged to form the new division, Reef […]

  • 1 November 2012

    The Cibubur River is in desperate need of more dredging program, according to beritajakarta.com. The current condition of Cibubur River is very alarming, said Chief of RW 02 Krendang Urban Village, and added: “Yes, the river was had been dredged in front of Tambora Sub-District Community Health Center (Puskesmas) three months ago, but the mud […]

  • 4 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representative Ron Kind unveiled a comprehensive plan earlier this week to restore failing river infrastructure systems and protect the Mississippi River for generations to come. The plan was created in collaboration with Kind’s River Advisory Board, which includes ecologists, conservation advocates, sportsmen, and river agency representatives. “The Mississippi River shapes Wisconsin’s environment and local […]

  • 15 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Researchers at Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) have shown how air bubbles could keep sediments from obstructing bends in river waterways such as the Rhine River, which has to be dredged regularly to stay open for freight ships. The Rhine River is a crucial transport artery, carrying hundreds of millions of tons of freight […]

  • 10 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A great deal of work has been underway on the implementation of the Federal Government’s $3 million Tamar River Recovery Plan for cleaning up the River and improving the local environment and economy in Tasmania. Minister for the Environment Greg Hunt and Federal Member for Bass Andrew Nikolic today visited the Tamar River to inspect […]

  • 19 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Bangladesh government is working on a plan to dredge the river Dhaleswari from Hazrapur point to Zabra point in Manikganj district. The Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) will supervise the project for dredging a 62-km-long stretch of the river. “The river has dried up during the dry season and water vessels cannot move. This river […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, and its partners recently celebrated the completion of two Great Lakes Restoration Initiative projects in Wisconsin. The Menomonee River Ecosystem Restoration Project and the Pike River Ecosystem Restoration Project have been completed through the continued partnership and environmental commitment of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. […]

  • 31 January 2011

    Deepening the Columbia River’s shipping channel to 43 feet already has boosted exports of farm crops and other goods from Oregon. But the… By DEAN BRICKEY (eastoregonian) [mappress] Source: eastoregonian, January 31, 2011;

  • 29 July 2020
    Environment

    J.E. McAmis, Inc., has just announced that the company is working on pile removal and in water sand capping of the Astoria Marine Construction Company (AMMCO) site in Astoria, OR. The site is contaminated with hazardous chemicals from historical ship manufacturing and repair operations. Contamination is in soil on the property and in nearby riverbed […]

  • 23 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    On Wednesday, January 16, 2013 from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. Clearwater, NRDC, Riverkeeper, and Scenic Hudson presented a Hudson River General Electric PCB cleanup update for Mid-Hudson communities, entitled “Hudson River PCB Forum,” at the Marist College Boathouse. The federal and state agencies involved with General Electric’s cleanup of PCBs in the Hudson River presented […]

  • 14 August 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District began the first phase of its annual river maintenance operations in the Carrolton Bend area this week in preparation for placing sloping structures, called revetments, on the outside banks where the water’s attack is most destructive. The first phase calls for clearing and snagging trees and […]