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  • 6 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District issued a permit through emergency procedures May 4 allowing the California Department of Water Resources to begin construction of a drought barrier at West False River in the California Delta. DWR applied to the Corps for the expedited permit review for the work that seeks to stem […]

  • 18 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Once the Tullahan River is cleaned up, it can be developed as an alternative transport route for people and goods to ease traffic on Metro Manila’s streets, an official of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) said, the Philippine News Agency (PNA) reports.  “If we can clean up and revive Tullahan River, this […]

  • 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

  • 30 May 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District has announced plans to hold a joint public hearing with the Missouri Clean Water Commission on the Jameson Island Shallow Water Habitat Project. The hearing will be held on June 11 at the Department of Natural Resources at 1101 Riverside Drive, Jefferson City, Mo., in the […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Philadelphia District’s project at Barnegat Inlet requires dredging to provide a safe, reliable navigation channel for one of the most dangerous inlets on the east coast. The project is critical to a large fishing fleet consisting of full-time commercial, charter and recreational vessels that contribute to the economic value […]

  • 12 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In preparation for the onset of the rainy season and flooding, the city government of Parañaque City, has put in motion a comprehensive flood control program that includes the construction of a major diversion creek and the clearing of creeks and canals as well as the relocation of informal settler families living along critical waterways. […]

  • 10 May 2012

    The Whitefish River cleanup project is set to resume this month, according to flatheadnewsgroup.com. The work will make its way down river this summer and use a new hydraulic dredge that’s expected to make work quicker. Jennifer Chergo, with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, said crews will use similar technology as previously, but will have […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 September 2013

    An important milestone for the Randle Reef sediment remediation project has been reached, with the partners announcing today that all legal agreements to fund and implement the project have been completed and signed. The Governments of Canada and Ontario, the City of Hamilton, the Hamilton Port Authority, U.S. Steel Canada, the City of Burlington, and […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    In response to requests from Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility and Citizens for a Clean Pompton Lakes, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will extend the public comment period for the proposed plan to remove mercury contamination from areas of Pompton Lake in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey from December 18, 2014 to February 2, 2015. Under […]

  • 5 July 2010

    Aggressively pursuing its expansion plans to substantially raise capacity, Paradip Port is set to have a multi-purpose berth exclusively to handle Clean Cargo and containers at a cost of Rs 387.31 crore. “The dedicated terminal, likely to be operational by 2012, will add five million tonne capacity to the existing installed capacity of 76 million […]

  • 24 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky has reintroduced the Harbor Equity Act, legislation that will modify the existing criteria used by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to dredge small harbors. Currently, the Corps’ prioritizes dredging solely for larger harbors that see 1 million or more tons in traffic per year – often forcing small community harbors to […]

  • 17 April 2012

    As wlox.com reports, work on the Biloxi Commercial Harbor has come to a halt. The work is at a standstill as the contractor awaits the results of dredge spoils testing by the Mississippi DEQ. Port Manager Frankie Duggan said they’re also awaiting the arrival of a “test pile” that’s part of the reconstruction project. “They’re […]

  • 10 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Land & Water Plant, the UK’s rental business for long reach excavators, amphibious excavators and specialist marine plant, has just released this beautiful photo from their dredging project in Manchester. The Land & Water Plant team has been working at a sand and gravel quarry in Manchester using its specialized plant, including a ZX490 […]

  • 4 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) announced yesterday the successful launch of the Ellis Island, the barge component of its Articulated Tug & Barge (ATB) hopper dredge currently under construction. The launch occurred on September 30, 2016 at Eastern Shipbuilding’s shipyard in Allanton, Florida. After two years of construction and hundreds of thousands of man […]

  • 22 June 2010

    Punjab government has allotted about Rs 5 million for dredging of Nullah Leh and cleaning of other drains this year, but Water and… [mappress] Source: dailytimes, June 22, 2010;

  • 3 April 2014

    14 members of the Georgia House delegation sent a letter to Congressman Mike Simpson, Chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, outlining their priorities for the fiscal year 2015 Energy and Water Appropriations Bill. The letter requests that the Committee support federal funding for the Savanah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP). “The […]

  • 3 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC), a master developer and regulator of port and the Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad), is in Colombo for the opening of the Sri Lankan Trade and Logistics Conference 2013. The conference and exhibition is aimed at demonstrating Sri Lanka’s growing investment in its ports and maritime facilities, its emerging […]

  • 25 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Vermont Agency of Transportation (AOT) is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with repairing a portion of U.S. Route 2 in Cabot, Vermont. The Vermont Agency of Transportation proposes to place fill material in a total of […]

  • 31 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District has partnered with state, local, and non-profit organizations on a marsh restoration demonstration project along the New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway near Stone Harbor and Middle Township, N.J. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Jersey Division of Fish & Wildlife, the Nature Conservancy, and the Wetlands Institute […]

  • 29 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    For the past 25 years, the Paul S. Sarbanes Ecosystem Restoration Project at Poplar Island has built island habitat in the Chesapeake Bay.  Since 1994, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, and its partners have been working to restore remote island habitat in the Chesapeake Bay by beneficially using dredged material at Poplar […]

  • 23 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The public is invited to a September 25 meeting to comment on the scope of environmental impact statements (EISs) for a proposed coal export terminal near Longview. Millennium Bulk Terminals-Longview LLC proposes to build and operate a terminal to export coal from the site of the former Reynolds Aluminum smelter in Cowlitz County. Cowlitz County, […]

  • 4 September 2020
    Business development

    Land and Water, inland waterway and coastal environmental engineering company based in the UK, has completed its works at Colchester Hospital in Essex to regenerate the lake within the grounds. The lake was dredged so a new liner could be fitted and all remaining silt was re-used at Land & Water’s Habitat Creation Scheme at […]

  • 20 April 2011
    Business & Finance

      Today, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) released, for the first time, its fiscal year 2010 scorecard on sustainability and energy performance. Using this scorecard as a benchmark, the USACE will identify and track the best opportunities to reduce pollution, improve efficiency, and cut costs. Under Executive Order 13514, President Obama directed Federal […]

  • 15 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Fifty years ago, Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring appeared on bookshelves. Silent Spring described the potentially devastating impacts of widespread use of chemicals, like the pesticide DDT. Thanks in part to Carson’s work, use of pesticides is now regulated, and the use of DDT is banned in the United States. Birds like the bald eagle and […]

  • 5 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Ionada BV has announced the signing of a Pilot Agreement with Van Oord to conduct trials of Ionada’s Semi-Dry Scrubbing technology onboard the hopper dredger Lelystad. The Pilot trials will consist of retrofitting one of the Lelystad’s two main engines with Ionada’s Semi-Dry scrubbing system. The Pilot commissioning and sea trials are scheduled to be […]