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  • 16 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District Commander, Lt. Col. Dennis P. Sugrue recently went on a site visit to see the progress at the Clinton River Mouth Habitat project in Harrison Township, Michigan. Dredged material from the federal navigation channel is currently being placed in Lake St. Clair near the Clinton River Mouth to create emergent wetland habitat. According […]

  • 4 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Public Works and Highways, through the Cagayan Third District Engineering Office (DPWH-CTDEO), has completed the construction of flood control system along Pinacanuan River in Bagumbayan, the Philippines. District Engineer, Danilo U. Tabilas, said that they had allocated funding for the construction of a river control system for the section of the river […]

  • 5 June 2012

    The Vanguard reports that the House of Representative Committee on Marine Transport has warned contractors handling the lower River Niger dredging to stick to the contract agreement. “The Nigerian maritime industry has to move to the next level and urged the contractors to work within the stipulated time in the agreement,” the House Committee Chairman […]

  • 25 June 2012

    U.S. Senator Chris Coons met with the president of the Pilots’ Association for the Delaware River & Bay Captain Jim Roche on Friday afternoon to discuss shipping and commerce activities along the Delaware River. During the visit, the Senator and pilots discussed the impact that the dredging of the Delaware River would have on maritime […]

  • 16 May 2011

    Industry giants have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA) on a project dubbed as “Adopt-a-River”, a priority venture under the River Rehabilitation Program of LLDA. The program is geared towards the rehabilitation, protection and conservation of the rivers within the Laguna de Bay region. Under the terms of agreement, […]

  • 29 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Buffalo District conducted sediment sampling in the Erie Basin Marina and Black Rock Channel last week for chemical and biological testing. The main goal of this work is to evaluate how legacy sediment deposits may be contributing to beneficial use impairments within the Niagara River Area of Concern. The Black Rock Channel extends […]

  • 25 June 2013

    Legislation (A-2675) sponsored by Assembly Republicans Dave Russo and Scott Rumana, both R-Passaic, Bergen, Essex and Morris, that re-appropriates $3 million to dredge waterways of municipalities in the Passaic River Basin was released by the Assembly Budget Committee. The funds never used from the 2003 bond act were made available due to project deferrals or […]

  • 19 April 2012

    City Mayor Ferdinand Tubban announced that P11.5 million is being earmarked from the city’s 20% development fund to re-channel the Chico river to save agricultural lands and settlements from further drowning, Philippine Information Agency reports. Though the amount is not enough for a full stretch re-channeling of the river route from Calanan to Cabaruan, he […]

  • 12 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand last week introduced legislation that would improve and preserve the overall wellness of the Delaware River watershed. The Delaware River Basin Conservation Act of 2014, cosponsored by Sens. Tom Carper, Chris Coons (both D-Del.), Cory Booker and Robert Menendez (both D-N.J.), and Robert Casey (D-Penn.), strengthens the […]

  • 8 November 2013

    The Dredge Jadwin recently returned to her home port of Vicksburg from the 2013 dredging season after 150 days in action. The Jadwin and crew relocated approximately 6.5 million cubic yards of sand and mud from the river channel of the mighty Mississippi River. The Jadwin was one of the the last two steam-powered dredges […]

  • 3 September 2012

    Hajiya Aishatu Binani, a member of the House of Representatives, has appealed to the Federal Government to expedite the River Benue dredging project. According to vanguardngr.com, she stated: “Sometime this year, I sponsored a motion at the House of Representatives calling on the Federal Government to extend the dredging of River Benue to Wuro Bokki […]

  • 27 April 2012

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is embarking on an ambitious study of the Mississippi River to help determine how its water and rich sediment can best be diverted into wetlands to help restore the Louisiana coast. The Mississippi River Hydrodynamic and Delta Management (MRHDM) Study is the first large-scale, long-term restoration assessment investigated […]

  • 16 May 2012

    The local government of Iloilo City, together with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), shall spearhead the 1st Philippine International River Summit on May 30 to June 1. In a press conference last Monday, Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog said the project is beyond mere river clean-up; it is an initiative towards […]

  • 22 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The first three phases of the Mouse River flood protection have been given the green light from the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers to begin construction, the City of Minot said in their latest announcement.  The Souris River Joint Board was notified Wednesday, December 20, that USACE has issued a Record of Decision for the […]

  • 11 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and five Lower Columbia River ports are beginning the public scoping process to prepare an integrated environmental impact statement and long-term maintenance plan for the Lower Columbia River Federal Navigation Channel. According to the Corps,, the Plan will ensure the channel, extending upstream from the Mouth of Columbia River […]

  • 22 June 2012

    Local, state and federal agencies responding to the Enbridge oil spill announced today that an additional 34 miles of the Kalamazoo River and the entire 2 miles of Morrow Lake are now open for recreational use. Part of the area referred to as the Morrow Lake Delta is still closed. The closed portion will be […]

  • 2 May 2012

    Contract for the dredging of the Orashi River from Oguta lake in Imo state to Degema in Rivers state has been awarded to Simidia S and I International Company at the sum of N2,028,600,000. This important dredging project is expected to be completed within one year. The 205 kilometers river is expected to be dredged […]

  • 26 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Ukraine, Kees Klompenhouwer, representatives of the Embassy and Dutch companies recently visited Mykolaiv region to explore the possibilities of cooperation on development of ports in Mykolaiv and Kherson. During the visit Oleksiy Vadaturskyy, NIBULON’s General Director, told the dignitaries about problems and solutions in the development of inland […]

  • 14 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    New York State DEC Acting Commissioner Marc Gerstman has announced that approximately $770,000 in grant funding was awarded for communities in the Hudson River Estuary to design and plan 18 projects that will increase resiliency to flooding, protect water-quality and conserve natural resources. “Governor Cuomo has a clear vision for creating resilient communities in New York […]

  • 9 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has awarded an $8.6 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock of Oak Brook, Illinois, to carry out maintenance dredging at three discontinuous reaches along the Hudson River Federal Navigation Channel between Coxsackie and Albany. The dredging will focus on shoals in the channel identified […]

  • 3 April 2014

    Jakarta Provincial Government plans an important river cleanup project, according to Beritajakarta. This ambitious plan includes measures to clean the garbage-choked rivers across Jakarta. The administration will place garbage traps at numerous locations in the city’s rivers, especially in flood prone areas to help reduce water pollution. The government plan also includes recruiting of people […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines Mines and Geosciences Bureau (MGB) has urged local officials in Tuguegarao City, Cagayan Province, to dredge the heavily silted Cagayan River to avoid further erosions after the result of the geo-hazard mapping conducted recently. Felicitas Piligan, senior geologist, said that MGB has already alerted the concerned Local Government Units (LGUs) regarding the result of […]

  • 22 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Hudson River Estuary Program in partnership with the New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC) has awarded the team of Milone & MacBroom, Inc., Hudson & Pacific Designs and EarthRise Designs a grant of $75,000 to design a sustainable shorelines demonstration project at the Dockside […]

  • 5 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The St. Johns River Water Management District will host a meeting on November 12 in Melbourne to provide the public with an update on the status of the Eau Gallie River dredging project. The District and its partners are undertaking a large-scale dredging project to improve the health of the river and Indian River Lagoon. […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) announced that his legislation to bolster efforts to maintain commercial river traffic during droughts and floods was approved by the U.S. Senate as part of the Water Resources Development Act of 2013. Specifically, the legislation would authorize a study of the entire Mississippi River Basin, for the first time ever, […]

  • 21 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, has urged the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to reverse its decision to stop polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) dredging in the Upper Hudson River.  “PCB dredging in the Hudson River should not have been stopped before the job was finished, and I urge […]