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  • 2 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Mud Cat Dredges, a division of Ellicott Dredge Technologies (EDT), said in its latest announcement that the Greensville County Water and Sewer has purchased another Mud Cat MC-20E for their wastewater treatment plant. EDT has designed the Mud Cat™ product line to allow for remote control of the dredging operation via a portable hand-held transmitter […]

  • 13 December 2018
    Business & Finance

     During our recent CEDA-IADC Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference, we took an opportunity to interview Professor Dr. Patrick Meire of University of Antwerp. Dr. Meire is a professor in biology and head of the research group Ecosystem Management (ECOBE) at the University of Antwerp, Belgium. His research focuses on the environmental impact of human activities […]

  • 27 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, has filed for a Natural Resources Protection Act permit with the Maine Department of Environmental Protection. The permit would allow the Corps to dredge shoals from the 8-foot deep entrance channel of the Federal Navigation Project in the Kennebunk River, according to mainelymediallc.com. The shoals are primarily the […]

  • 1 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced on Friday that Honeywell International Inc and Georgia Power Company have agreed to clean up the 760-acre saltwater marsh at the LCP Chemicals Superfund Site in Brunswick, Georgia. The settlement requires the companies to spend an estimated $28.6 million to remove and isolate contaminated […]

  • 29 July 2010
    Business & Finance

    International workboat operator Acta Marine has successfully obtained certifications of its activities in accordance with the ISO-9001 quality standard and the SCC** safety standard. Acta Marine is the new trade name of the former sister companies Waterweg and Van Stee that recently merged into one company. The obtained double certification confirms that the integration process […]

  • 26 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Pope Resources, together with the State of Washington’s Department of Ecology (Ecology), announced that the two parties have agreed on the scope for the final portion of the environmental clean-up effort in and around Port Gamble Bay, a process that began in 2002. Pope Resources and Ecology will sign a consent decree, which is a […]

  • 19 January 2012

    Community groups who are continuing the long task of cleaning up flood-damaged waterways are set to get a further boost thanks to a new Bligh Government funded grant program, Environment Minister Vicky Darling announced today. Ms Darling said the Community Waterway Litter Cleanup Grants – to be administered by Healthy Waterways – would provide assistance […]

  • 4 June 2012

    Turbidity data released today by Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) show that GPC has breached its Environmental Authority again by exceeding the turbidity limit for five days running, and government must now intervene to protect the Harbour and the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. “This is symptomatic of everything that’s wrong with our management of […]

  • 11 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Major General Jeffrey L. Milhorn, Commanding General, North Atlantic Division, visited Poplar Island yesterday – a restoration project cooperated on by USACE and Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Port Administration. Poplar Island once covered over 1100 acres and was used as a vacation spot by both President Roosevelt and President Truman, before almost all of […]

  • 21 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Multiple amphibious, multi-function dredgers from Mud Cat are operating in Iraq to clean various dams and barrages that are positioned along the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers. Iraq’s Ministry of Water Resources (MWR) purchased the MFDs to remove accumulated silt, sand and vegetation at each dam’s basin. By performing regular dam maintenance, Iraq’s MWR can maintain […]

  • 19 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    RESTORE Act money from the BP oil spill will be used to backfill 16.5 miles of canals in the Barataria Unit of the Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve south of New Orleans near the communities of Jean Lafitte and Crown Point. The Jean Lafitte Canal Backfilling project is sponsored by the U.S. Dept. […]

  • 16 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The House of Representatives recently approved comprehensive water resources infrastructure legislation that addresses the needs of America’s harbors, locks, dams, flood protection and other water resources infrastructure. The House passed the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation (WIIN) Act on a bipartisan basis by a vote of 360 to 61. Commenting this, Congressman Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) […]

  • 13 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is looking for best practices that will be used to clean up Manila Bay and its tributaries including dredging, announced DENR Undersecretary Jonas Leones. “The work involved is so big,” Leones said, highlighting importance of technologies and help of all sectors in cleaning up effectively in the shortest […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Compass Diversified Holdings, an owner of leading middle market businesses, announced that on August 7, 2014, it entered into an agreement to acquire Clean Earth Holdings Inc. The acquisition is expected to close by the end of August, subject to customary closing conditions. Headquartered in Hatboro, Pennsylvania, Clean Earth provides environmental services for a variety […]

  • 9 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Coastal Conservation Association Texas and the Building Conservation Trust have committed $250,000 to support efforts by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department and Ducks Unlimited (DU) to restore Dagger Island and protect important seagrass beds in Redfish Bay, Texas. Commenting the latest news, DU Director of Development Matt Bunn, said: “Partners like CCA and BCT […]

  • 4 May 2012

    Crews will begin collecting samples next week at the R.G. Haley cleanup site on the Bellingham waterfront as part of a comprehensive environmental investigation. Contractors will collect soil and groundwater samples, install wells, and perform a variety of tests. Sampling and analysis work will continue intermittently through fall. The R.G. Haley site is about six […]

  • 24 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a contract to Commercial Contractors Equipment, Inc., of Lincoln, Neb. for $1.7 million to construct shallow water habitat at Middle Decatur Bend in Burt County, Neb. The project will be constructed on land owned by the Corps, and will result in the creation of 11 acres of […]

  • 1 July 2010

    United State’s Republican, Senator John McCain, has introduced legislation that would fully repeal the Jones Act, a 1920s law that he says “hinders free trade and favours labour unions over consumers”. The Jones Act requires that all goods shipped between waterborne ports of the United States be carried by vessels built in the United States […]

  • 10 September 2012

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on Brier’s updated shoreline master program. The proposed program update will guide construction and development in the 50 acres of associated wetlands and stream shorelines of Swamp Creek within the city and its urban growth area. It combines local plans for future development and preservation […]

  • 10 April 2014

    Plans for the Abbot Point Coal Terminal to also become a port for LNG export are economically unviable and risky for the Reef, say the Australian Greens. “Minister Hunt must refuse this damaging and ridiculous application as ‘clearly unacceptable’ under our federal environmental laws,” Australian Greens environment spokesperson, Senator Larissa Waters said. “The last thing […]

  • 2 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Last week, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler sent a letter to Mr. Noah Valenstein, Secretary of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and Designated Alternate for the Governor of Florida to the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council, approving the State of Florida’s State Expenditure Plan (SEP). “I applaud Florida and the Gulf […]

  • 27 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Bulacan Governor Wilhelmino M. Sy-Alvarado has invited the local government units, civic groups and residents to join hands in reviving the Marilao-Meycauayan-Obando River System (MMORS). “Everything goes down to the river. For the dredging to be successful, we must stop the source of the pollution. Everybody, especially the communities in the said areas, must help […]

  • 18 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV has just announced three key new appointments within its Water Business Line, to further drive the company’s successful partnerships in water– particularly flood resilience and smart water – and enhance its digital service development. The new appointments are: Lennart Silvis to the role of Global Director Water Partnerships & Business Development; Lisette Heuer […]

  • 16 March 2012

    On March 14, 2012, the San Diego Water Board ordered multiple entities to clean 21 acres of contaminated sediment along the San Diego Bay by adopting a Cleanup and Abatement Order. “This project is the largest single sediment cleanup project ever undertaken in San Diego Bay and is an important component in protecting water quality […]

  • 19 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Survey work is making progress in Dyke Marsh this week, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District. The USACE’s Baltimore District and the National Park Service (NPS), George Washington Memorial Parkway, are working on the project to restore up to 100 acres of freshwater tidal marsh within the 485-acre Dyke Marsh Wildlife Preserve in Fairfax […]