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  • 26 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    The new marina Sandspit Yacht Club Marina Society hopes to build at Sandspit would provide berthing for 157 boats at the Matakana River’s lower end, with a 35 year occupation of the marina… [mappress] Source:nbr.co.nz,January 26,2010

  • 26 July 2012

    Round the clock dredging works conducted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Memphis are well underway as the Mississippi River’s water level continues receding, inflicting high losses on the river barge and tow boat operators, the Associated Press reports. Drought has reduced the river’s water level to about 13 feet below normal summer […]

  • 18 July 2012

    In the aftermath of the river steamboat, the American Queen’s forced docking one mile north of Beale Street Landing, prompted by low water level of the Mississippi River, the need for dredging has become ever more evident. Namely, the accumulated sediments have made it impossible for the American Queen to dock at her designated spot. […]

  • 2 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Huge excavators positioned on jack-up barges on Deptford Creek have been dredging the riverbed to prepare for tunnelling in Greenwich, reports the Tideway – the company delivering the Thames Tideway Tunnel. The operation is a key part of Tideway’s work in south-east London to clean up the River Thames and will make it possible to […]

  • 23 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District is currently performing multiple tasks to address priority areas of concern and the damages to river structures that have accumulated during the nearly three years of high water. The district is using all available resources to include a combination of contractors, including one for emergency dredging. […]

  • 28 January 2013

    The Fraser River dredging program needs to be a priority in order to mitigate flooding, stated Federal Minister James Moore. According to Moore, economic activity upstream causes sediment to build up in the Fraser river, resulting in flooding in Richmond, Delta, Port Coquilam and Surrey as the riverbed becomes elevated. He stated that the Federal […]

  • 13 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    General Electric is working aggressively to refine plans for the sixth and final season of the Hudson River dredging program, which will be performed later this year, from May through November. When dredging is completed this year, GE will have removed 100 percent of the PCBs targeted by EPA for removal — more than 2.65 […]

  • 7 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Kansas City District is currently performing multiple tasks to address priority areas of concern and damages on the Lower Missouri River. These obstacles in the waterway have accumulated during the last few years of high water. “The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, assets and crew, are en route to help […]

  • 14 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Petaluma River dredging program was successfully completed this week, the USACE San Francisco District reports. To celebrate the long-awaited milestone, the City of Petaluma hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony yesterday. Around-the-clock dredging started September 5 with The Sandpiper, an all-electric cutter-head suction dredger owned by Pacific Dredge & Construction. With the dredger in the background, […]

  • 23 July 2010

    Missing out on federal funds for dredging of the Saginaw River would have a serious impact on the river’s condition for shipping within two years, said the chief of operations for the Detroit District Army Corps of Engineers. Wayne Schloop said a nearly $4.2 million chunk of federal funds U.S. Rep. Dale E. Kildee, D-Flint, […]

  • 12 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Corps of Engineers is hosting a public meeting aboard the Motor Vessel (MV) Mississippi on Aug. 13 at 1 p.m. at the River’s Edge Plaza in Dubuque, Iowa. The public meeting is held as part of the Mississippi River Commission’s Low Water Inspection trip that runs Aug. 12-16. The MRC conducts the annual trip […]

  • 3 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Sen. John Kennedy announced last Saturday that the Office of Gulf Restoration in the Department of the Treasury awarded a $400,000 grant to Livingston Parish for a shoreline restoration project. The Amite River Coastal Wetlands Restoration Project will help rebuild 10 acres of forested coastal wetlands and shoreline habitats that have been lost due […]

  • 2 October 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a plan to clean up contaminated river sediment at the Grasse River Superfund site in Massena, New York. Past industrial activities have contaminated the river sediment with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), which are potentially cancer-causing chemicals that build up in the food chain and accumulate in the fatty tissue […]

  • 14 December 2011

    A ship carrying limestone had trouble reaching a St. Joseph River’s dock in Benton Harbor because of all the sand and sediment build-up …   By John Paul (wsbt) [mappress] Source: wsbt, December 14, 2011;

  • 25 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Kansas Jerry Moran has joined his colleagues in calling on USACE to provide additional funding for projects that will improve navigation on the Lower Missouri River. “Currently, there is a critically dire situation related to navigation challenges in several areas along the Missouri River where serious barge traffic accidents have occurred and commercial activity has […]

  • 30 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has declared the Butuanon River as a water quality management area (WQMA), a move expected to boost ongoing efforts to revive the polluted water body in the bustling province of Cebu. DENR Secretary Ramon J.P. Paje recently signed an administrative order designating the 23-kilometer river as a […]

  • 26 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration has announced a $700,000 state grant to advance the Herring River Estuary restoration in Wellfleet and Truro, one of the largest ecological restoration projects in the Northeast, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts informs.  This grant leverages a total of $985,034 in funding for the project in fiscal years 2017 and 2018 from the […]

  • 24 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator/Great Lakes National Program Manager Susan Hedman has announced a $15 million Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant – the largest single GLRI grant awarded to date by EPA – to the city of Lorain for restoration work in the Black River Area of Concern on Lake Erie. The Black River AOC […]

  • 26 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced yesterday that dredging will begin in April to clean up sediment contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) at the Grasse River Superfund Site (aka Alcoa Aggregation) in Massena, New York. PCB contamination is the result of past waste disposal practices at the Alcoa West (now Arconic) facility. In 2013, […]

  • 9 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Port of Newcastle is celebrating 160 years of continuous dredging and its vital role underpinning safe and reliable operations as Australia’s third-largest port and the world’s largest coal export port. Continuous dredging of the channel began in March 1859 using ladder dredges to remove mud, sand, boulders and surface rock to ensure the safe passage […]

  • 17 September 2020
    Technology

    The Seattle and Denver offices of the Environmental Protection Agency are awarding $2M in grants to 14 organizations, universities, and government agencies to reduce and assess toxics affecting the Columbia River Basin watershed. The grants are the first from the Columbia River Basin Restoration Funding Assistance Program which was established by Congress in 2016. “These […]

  • 21 December 2012

    A trailer suction hopper dredger – Dredge 19 – will be inducted into the fleet of the city-based public sector Dredging Corporation of India, tomorrow, reports thehindu. DCI DREDGE XIX is the first vessel from a series of three which also includes the DCI DREDGE XX and DCI DREDGE XXI. IHC Merwede has previously delivered […]

  • 26 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority announced yesterday that it has no plans to further deepen the Fraser River to accommodate larger vessels as it can “sufficiently” handle Canada’s trade for the foreseeable future. The port authority reported that it maintains, on behalf of the federal government, a 36-kilometer-long, deep-sea navigation channel in the south arm […]

  • 6 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work on the next stage of the Otago Regional Council (ORC)’s Leith Flood Protection Scheme, between the Union Street bridge and Clyde Street, is set to start this week, according to the Otago Regional Council. These new works, conducted by Downer Group, are part of the scheduled flood protection program for 2017, and will help improve […]

  • 28 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Gus Bilirakis and the entire Greater Tampa Congressional Delegation wrote a letter to the Army Corps of Engineers earlier this month supporting funding for the Anclote River dredging project. Silt has built up on the riverbed preventing many boat operators from navigating the river and offloading their goods in Tarpon Springs, which severely impacts […]

  • 12 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration announced Monday grants totaling $727,000 for river and wetland restoration projects within Truro and Wellfleet, Chilmark, and Duxbury and Marshfield. According to the announcement, the grants were awarded through the Department of Fish and Game’s (DFG) Division of Ecological Restoration’s (DER) Priority Projects Program. The program provides projects with grant funding, project management, […]