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  • 7 May 2010

    To protect the Upper and Lower Hudson River in the next phase of the Upper Hudson River dredging project, GE today urged a panel of independent scientists to recommend the establishment of firm, accountable, science-based standards to ensure that dredging itself does not slow down the river’s environmental recovery.The independent scientists are peer reviewers who […]

  • 9 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) held a ground breaking ceremony today for a multi-billion flood-mitigation project that will cover five low-lying municipalities in Pampanga. This $80 million scheme, dubbed as the Integrated Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation (IDRR-CCA), “is the realization of department’s target outputs to build disaster resilient structures […]

  • 18 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Waikato-Tainui has signed a new Waikato River agreement with Waikato Regional Council, formalising an already closely working relationship over river co-management. The joint management agreement (JMA), signed at the Ferrybank in Hamilton, is a feature of the iwi river co-management arrangements with the Crown under the Waikato-Tainui Raupatu Claims (Waikato River) Settlement Act 2010. The […]

  • 10 December 2012

    South Haven officials say that dredging of the Black River at the Museum Municipal Marina site will be done over the next six weeks, weather permitting. Contracted crews will be removing 34 hundred cubic yards of silt from the river bottom, eventually placing it at a site near the Black River Boat Launch. This move […]

  • 4 July 2012

    The dredging project near the Port of Vicksburg over the past five years should keep the inland port open even as Mississippi River levels fall, according to katv.com. Warren County Port Commission executive director Wayne Mansfield tells the Vicksburg Post that about $4 million in work completed in 2008 to widen the Yazoo Diversion Canal […]

  • 4 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Since the start of the industrial revolution, people have treated the planet as though its natural resources were endlessly available. In the 1980s an abrupt shift occurred. An awareness of the limitation of these resources awakened a concern for the planet and for future generations. From this concern arose the concept of “sustainability”. What has […]

  • 14 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    In order to increase navigability of the country’s rivers and ensure smooth waterway communication, Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) has started the process of procuring 55 new dredgers, reported the UNB. According to the officials, 55 dredgers will be procured under two separate projects – Procurement of 20 dredgers and ancillary machinery; and Procurement […]

  • 19 December 2011

    Government efforts to save the four rivers – Buriganga, Shitalakhya, Turag and Balu – flowing around the metropolis through restoring their navigability are yet to make any headway. Ceaseless dumping of wastes, haphazard dredging and encroachment on these rivers continue unabated. A recent survey on the wetland around Dhaka city says that all such lands […]

  • 15 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Responding to the recent record low water levels along the Mississippi River that threatened navigation and Southern Illinois commerce, U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL), U.S. Representative Bill Enyart (D-IL) and U.S. Representative Rodney Davis (R-IL) introduced bipartisan legislation that would bolster efforts to maintain commercial river traffic during droughts and floods while minimizing the economic […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    For the first time ever, scientists have simulated the movement of sediment throughout the San Antonio River Basin with a new U.S. Geological Survey model, created in cooperation with the San Antonio River Authority (SARA). A better understanding of how sediment moves through the San Antonio River Basin is critical for decision makers to help […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Salix is hosting a two-day Practical Wetland, River & Sediment Management Course at its Croxton Park Nursery, near Thetford in Norfolk, 7-8 July 2015. The event will include presentations from major wetland and river enhancement project managers, including Ian Morrissey of Atkins on ‘Developing the Olympic Park Wetlands’. It will also include a nursery tour and […]

  • 18 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. House of Representatives yesterday overwhelmingly passed a sweeping FY 2020 budget (297 in favor and 120 opposed). If the U.S. Senate passes the Bill on Thursday, and President Trump signs the legislation, then there will not be a government shutdown. In the House approved domestic appropriations bill there is a section titled the […]

  • 7 January 2013

    President Danilo Medina yesterday ordered a dredging program on 20 kilometers of the Yuna River, reports dominicantoday.com. This program should resolve the historical flooding that affects more than 9,000 hectares of rice plantations in its lower basin. Medina ordered that the Yuna River dredging project commences immediately. The Yuna River is the second longest river […]

  • 31 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    A report co-authored by Brattle principal David Sunding analyzing the costs and benefits associated with the Superfund cleanup of Oregon’s Portland Harbor reveals that the cleanup could result in high costs and minimal health benefits. The study, commissioned by Portland industries Schnitzer Steel, Gunderson, and Vigor Industrial, will be considered by the Environmental Protection Agency, […]

  • 24 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Senators Maria Cantwell, Patty Murray and Reps. Rick Larsen, Jaime Herrera Beutler, Suzan DelBene and Derek Kilmer have sent a letter to USACE and the Office of Management and Budget to request funding to fulfill critical dredging and maintenance needs at six small ports and harbors in Washington state. Ports and harbors, crucial economic drivers […]

  • 2 June 2020
    Equipment, Infrastructure, Technology, Vessels

    Royal IHC together with DEME has successfully completed sea trials for the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Meuse River. The 7.950m³ Meuse River has the same innovative design as the award winning IHC-built TSHD Scheldt River, which joined the DEME fleet in 2017. The vessel features several energy smart technologies, developed by DEME and IHC, […]

  • 6 February 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced that it has ended the Mississippi River dredging operations. Mike Petersen, the Corps of Engineers spokesman, stated: “We’re basically at a point now that we’re confident, with the rain we’ve had, that we have the channel we need to get through the winter. We’ve had them out there […]

  • 2 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Anglian Water announces £500k investment for new Norfolk wetland water treatment facility.  A brand new wetland is to be created in Norfolk, funded by Anglian Water and created in partnership with Norfolk Rivers Trust and the Environment Agency. The new one-hectare site will act as an innovative, natural treatment plant for over a million liters […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, hosted on Tuesday, February 17th 2015, a public hearing regarding the dredging of Cleveland Harbor at the request of the Ohio Attorney General. USACE also conducted a media roundtable on Wednesday, February 18, 2015, to address follow-up questions. At the hearing, Buffalo District Commander LTC Karl D. Jansen explained how […]

  • 28 March 2012

    Ilo-Awela River needs dredging to prevent the river from over flowing its banks whenever it rains, according to the citizens of Ilo-Ajegunle community in Ojokoro Local Council Development Area of Lagos State. The leaders of the Ilo-Ajegunle Community Development Association met last week with Mr Tunji Bello, the Commissioner of Environment, who appointed the Permanent […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The United States and the State of Wisconsin have announced three settlements totaling over $4.5 million to resolve claims for the pollution of the Sheboygan River. The Department of Justice reported that the three companies – Tecumseh Products Co., Thomas Industries, Inc., and Wisconsin Public Service Corp –  will resolve claims for natural resource damages at […]

  • 29 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Kalama has submitted a request to modify their existing U.S. Army Corps of Engineers permit (NWP-1994-462/1) in order to provide additional in-water dredge material disposal sites and beach nourishment sites for their maintenance dredging operations. The existing Corps permit authorizes maintenance dredging at the terminals to -48 Columbia River Datum (CRD) with a 2-foot […]

  • 30 August 2012

    Due to the continued extreme low water conditions, the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Vicksburg District (District) and its partners are working diligently to maintain continued access to ports and navigational channels throughout the District’s area of responsibility. The historic flood of 2011displaced more than average sediment deposits in the river channel and ports. […]

  • 8 August 2012

    With the release of an economic impact assessment, Delta has taken another step forward in its efforts to get federal funding to dredge the Fraser River. Councilor Ian Paton stated: “Hopefully this will shake a few people up and get the job done.” According to delta-optimist.com, the silt buildup in the secondary channels of the […]

  • 17 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Duke Energy has completed cleanup work along the Dan River just upstream of the Schoolfield Dam in Danville, Va. Completion of the work was reviewed and approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Since the operation began on May 6, approximately 2,500 tons of coal ash and river sediment have been removed from this […]

  • 29 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Following a federal court ruling earlier this month, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown joined business and environmental leaders in Cleveland on Thursday to call for a long-term solution for maintaining navigation of the Cuyahoga River’s shipping channel while continuing to protect the Great Lakes. “Lake Erie and this river are in the midst of a remarkable […]