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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 April 2012

    The UK Government has decided to extend the current one year transition period for low risk maintenance dredging activities for a further two years in respect of English waters. Under the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009 (Transitional Provisions) Order 2012, which comes into force on 6 April 2012, the transitional period has been extended […]

  • 8 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized its 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 are probable human carcinogens that build up in the fat of fish and mammals, increasing in concentration as […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Urban Dredging Demonstration Project (UDDP) in Dhaka is progressing according to the schedule. Dhaka WASA Drainage (O&M) Circle last year started the UDDP as a part of the Water Operators Partnership (WOP) between Dhaka WASA and Vitens Evides International (VEI). This project comes as a part of recently started 10-year dredging scheme, launched by Dhaka […]

  • 12 October 2012

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer urged Alcoa CEO Klaus Kleinfeld to expedite and finalize the company’s commitment to multi-million dollar facility upgrades at their Massena plant. Schumer has been working with Alcoa and the EPA for over a year to finally make public a long-delayed clean-up plan for the Grasse River. It was this large […]

  • 13 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced a $245 million agreement for the cleanup of the Allied Paper Inc./Portage Creek/Kalamazoo River Superfund Site. The agreement marks a milestone in efforts to clean up Superfund sites in the Great Lakes region, and especially to address the legacy of paper mill generated PCB contamination in the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has announced the completion of the Cameron Creole Watershed Grand Bayou Marsh Creation project. CPRA, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), and the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources (LDNR) shared in the $12.4 million construction cost to create and nourish more than 700 acres of degraded […]

  • 19 September 2013

    The Port of San Diego announced today it has reached a tentative agreement with General Dynamics NASSCO that moves the largest-ever cleanup of San Diego Bay one step closer to reality. “The Port of San Diego takes its stewardship of San Diego Bay very seriously,” said Port Chair Ann Moore. “The bay is not only […]

  • 4 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    In an effort to prevent petroleum contamination from leaching into Bellingham Bay, crews will clean up a small section of shoreline along the Whatcom Waterway near downtown Bellingham. Crews are moving equipment and supplies into position this week and plan to work nights starting Jan. 7, 2013, when tides will be lowest. This interim project […]

  • 18 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Beginning on December 14, 2018, the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works (ASA-CW) is seeking public input on the development of implementation guidance for various provisions contained in the Water Resources Development Act of 2018 (WRDA 2018), signed into law on October 23, 2018. Additionally, ASA-CW is seeking public input on the development […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) Act of 2014, a bill which Rep. Tom Reed was an original cosponsor of, passed the House of Representatives yesterday. The bill authorizes clean-up endeavors and efforts to combat invasive species in the Great Lakes watershed including projects in Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Seneca and Tompkins counties. “The health of our […]

  • 28 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    House and Senate conferees will be meeting soon to iron out the difference in their individual Water Resources Reform and Development Acts after the House overwhelmingly passed its version of the bill by a 417-3 margin on October 23. The MTD and its allies have been pushing such legislation for years since the last measure […]

  • 1 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Dutra Group, based in San Rafael, California, has been awarded a contract for the maintenance dredging of the Oakland’s inner and outer harbors. The contract, worth approximately $14.4 million, will be completed in late January 2016. Dredging to keep navigational channels clear is an annual task at the Port of Oakland and is essential for bringing big ships […]

  • 25 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The North Carolina state officials, lawmakers and community partners took an up-close look at how rising sea levels and more severe storms are impacting Currituck Sound during the last week’s tour of the Donal C. O’Brien, Jr. Sanctuary at Pine Island. North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality Secretary Michael S. Regan, Senator Bob Steinburg, Representative […]

  • 8 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    A half-acre field at Gas Works Park in Seattle will close until next spring for a project to add a layer of soil, upgrade irrigation and drainage, and establish a new lawn. The project is part of a larger plan being developed to clean up contaminated sediment at the bottom of Lake Union along the […]

  • 2 May 2012

    A delegation from the Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT) in conjunction with the Aqaba Development Corporation (ADC), representing Jordan’s Port of Aqaba, the second-largest container port on the Red Sea, is actively seeking to build ties with the Iraqi business community in order to promote Aqaba as the preferred gateway for goods on their way to […]

  • 31 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized its plan to clean up soil contaminated with trichloroethylene and other volatile organic compounds at the Ellis Property Superfund site in Evesham Township, New Jersey. The contaminated soil is polluting ground water underlying the site. The ground water is not currently being used as a source of drinking […]

  • 24 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has released its final Environmental Impact Statement and draft Chief’s Report for the Delta Islands and Levees Feasibility Study for public review and comment. The documents outline the study’s recommended plan to implement ecosystem restoration opportunities within the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta through beneficial reuse of dredged material […]

  • 14 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Acta Marine has deployed one of its Ultra Shallow Draft Multipurpose Support Vessels – Coastal Chariot – to assist the start of a pipe pulling project. The company’s Project Manager for the contract, Sinclair McWilliam, highlights the vessel’s key features that are enabling the efficient execution of the operations. “Coastal Chariot has the power; 4000hp and […]

  • 20 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The MacArtney Underwater Technology Group recently supplied a series of water quality monitor (WQM) instruments from Sea-Bird Scientific for monitoring and modelling project in the Kiel Canal, Northern Germany. The world’s busiest artificial waterway, the Kiel Canal, links the North Sea with the Baltic. The canal constitutes the safest, most convenient, shortest and cheapest shipping route between the […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Government efforts to restore the ecological health of Lake Okeechobee and the St. Lucie and Caloosahatchee estuaries are under fire from Florida environmental groups. The projects on the table are well-intentioned, say several organizations. But the astronomical costs and unrealistic projections won’t restore wetlands and conserve water resources, and are nothing more than a waste […]

  • 28 January 2011

    The federal-state Breaux Act task force today approved five coastal restoration projects, including one that would create 575 acres of … [mappress] Source: news; January 28, 2011