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  • 30 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The House of Representatives passed the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA), which authorizes the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to develop and maintain the nation’s waterways. With 276 miles along the Ohio river, Kentucky’s 4th district is vitally important to the nation’s waterborne transportation infrastructure. Congressman Thomas Massie, the only Kentuckian on the […]

  • 24 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal and West Haven Mayor Nancy R. Rossi last week discussed how an upcoming Senate vote could bring “millions of dollars” in federal aid to the city’s coastline, the City of West Haven, CT, said in its latest release.  In the next three weeks, Blumenthal said, the Senate is poised to vote […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) seeks public comment on Beaux Arts Village’s recently updated shoreline master program. The proposed updated shoreline program will guide construction and development in the town’s 1,146 feet of Lake Washington shorelines. It combines local plans for future development and preservation with new development ordinances and related permitting requirements. Beaux […]

  • 28 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    The federal government has announced that 20 species of coral are now protected as “threatened” under the Endangered Species Act because global warming, disease and ocean acidification are driving them toward extinction. This decision by the National Marine Fisheries Service responds to a 2009 scientific petition by the Center for Biological Diversity seeking the Act’s […]

  • 13 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Marco Rubio has welcomed the Senate’s continued advancement of the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP), as well as three more Florida provisions included in the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA). Rubio voted yesterday in support of a procedural motion that passed the Senate, bringing the bill itself one step closer to final passage. In the […]

  • 7 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Members of the USACE New England District Team have recently transformed an environmentally-degraded body of water and surrounding property into a rich, vibrant ecosystem so that birds and fish will return to the area and thrive. Problems at the Milford Pond in Milford, Massachusetts, began as early as the 1970’s when town residents began to […]

  • 16 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is completing a study to consider modifications to Long Point Dike in Provincetown, Mass., to improve the habitat quality of estuarine resources in West End Marsh. The non-Federal project partner for the study and project implementation is the town of Provincetown. At the request of the […]

  • 23 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Works are underway on clearing debris and underbrush from land set to house dissolved oxygen injection equipment for the Savannah River. This pre-construction work will lead to full-fledged construction later this year. The injection system forms part of the environmental mitigation plan for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project. Clearing work continues at two locations along […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Three Danville organizations will join forces to provide an opportunity to lean more about the Dan River’s current health and long-term regional water quality issues. An informative panel discussion scheduled for 10:30 a.m., Friday, November 14 to explore the topic ”After the Spill: Our Future.” The program, presented by The Garden Club of Danville, Gabriella […]

  • 21 February 2011

      Fivium has been awarded a contract to deliver an IT system to support the modernisation and consolidation of UK marine licensing processes. The project will align business processes and IT systems supporting UK marine licences to enable greater transparency for users and the public. Fivium and the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) will work together […]

  • 22 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP) has just released October update for the cleanup of lead impacted sediment by hydraulic dredging in the Mill River. CT DEEP, together with the contractor TRC, is currently dredging, dewatering the sediment, treating the filtrate water from the dewatering process and discharging treated water back to the Mill River. […]

  • 14 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    As a part of continued efforts to restore Deschutes River water quality, the Department of Ecology has released a draft water cleanup plan for this watershed and is hosting public meetings as part of a comment period over the next six weeks. The report found a number of pollution factors contributing to a decrease in […]

  • 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, […]

  • 31 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The building of the Fehmarnbelt link is moving ever closer. In just over a year, contractors are expected to commence construction of the world’s longest immersed tunnel. As result, a number of detailed surveys of the seabed off the shores of Fehmarn and Lolland need to be carried out. The studies will concentrate on where […]

  • 2 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (DWASA) and Vitens Evides International (VEI) from the Netherlands have just released an update video about their Urban Dredging Demonstration Project (UDDP) in Bangladesh’s capital, Dhaka. This program, launched in 2014, is strongly focused on improving the operations of Dhaka WASA by introducing cost and time effective dredging methods that will […]

  • 26 October 2012

    According to Essap’s president Andrés Rivarola, they are working with power firm Itaipú Binacional to create a plan to clean up the waters of La República lake in Ciudad del Este, reports bnamericas.com. He stated: “We are drawing up a dredging plan to get rid of the slurry and debris that have piled up on […]

  • 1 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized its plan to clean up contaminated soil, ground water and six waste disposal areas at the American Cyanamid Superfund Site in Bridgewater Township, New Jersey, located adjacent to the Raritan River. The soil, ground water and waste disposal areas, called impoundments, are contaminated with volatile organic compounds and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dutch Minister for Infrastructure and Environment Melanie Schultz van Haegen and her delegation visited today the Urban Dredging Demonstration Project (UDDP). This cleanup program is being implemented under the partnership of Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (DWASA) and Vitens Evides International (VEI). The equipment involved in the cleaning work includes floating bulldozers, excavators and […]

  • 23 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ukrainian Seaports Authority (USPA) has just announced its intentions to “restart” relations with leading Ukrainian and international dredging companies. Dredging works will become clear and predictable for businesses, and the transparency of the tender documents will be increased, the Acting CEO of USPA, Raivis Veckagans, informed on January 20 during a meeting with representatives of the transport […]

  • 14 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Fraser River Pile & Dredge (GP) Inc. recently took delivery of a Damen heavy-duty submersible dredge pump, the DOP350 that will be used to clean a contaminated harbor in the Great Lakes. The Fraser River was contracted by Public Works and Government Services Canada to carry out the cleanup of the largest Canadian contaminated site on the […]

  • 23 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    An innovative treatment works using the natural environment to clean metal-rich water from an abandoned mine was opened by Water Minister Rory Stewart in Cumbria last week. Set in the Cumbrian hills near Keswick, the Force Crag mine water treatment scheme is now up and running. The scheme will clean up a 6 mile stretch […]

  • 15 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    As part of its efforts to support coastal communities looking to build more resilient futures, NOAA yesterday announced the funding of a $23.7 million award for the construction of the Oyster Bayou Marsh Restoration project. The project will be funded through the Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act (CWPPRA) Program, which has restored and […]

  • 16 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    During a news conference Monday, Oct. 15, at the Savin Rock gazebo, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, and Mayor Nancy R. Rossi discussed key victories for West Haven’s beaches in the recently approved America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018, including millions in federal aid for the city’s coastline. The Senate approved the sprawling bill — legislation […]

  • 13 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Ocean City Mayor, Jay A. Gillian, will hold a town hall meeting on the bay and lagoon dredging plans at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 21, at the Howard S. Stainton Senior Center. During this meeting, representatives from ACT Engineers – a firm hired by the city to tackle the severely silted lagoons with long-term dredging strategies […]