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  • 3 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      Baltimore Port Alliance has just released a video about Masonville, an innovative environmental project that utilizes dredge material to create new usable land for the port and cleans up natural space that is used by the community. Construction of the Masonville Dredged Material Containment Facility began in 2007 and the site began receiving dredged material […]

  • 5 October 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Land & Water Group has just announced the successful completion of the Thurrock dredging project on the River Thames. The main goal of the scheme was to remove contaminated materials from the berth of the marine terminal. For the project, the Land & Water team used their largest long reach excavator, the ZX690. “Our team […]

  • 18 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Land & Water Group, UK’s provider of solutions for wet civil engineering projects where land meets water, today started the dredging works at Thurrock on the River Thames. The main goal of the scheme is to remove contaminated materials from the berth of the marine terminal so deeper ships can enter. “The Land & Water […]

  • 18 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Canal & River Trust will carry out a £45.1 million program of repairs on waterways across England & Wales this winter. These works include replacing lock gates, dredging to ensure the water is deep enough for boats, and carrying out a host of tasks to keep the 200-year old network open and help ensure […]

  • 13 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    For the third time in almost eight decades, bed material samples are being taken from the Mississippi River. The first was in 1935 and the second was in 1989, but this is the first time it’s an effort being coordinated between different government agencies. On Wednesday, February 11th, sixteen team members from the U.S. Geological […]

  • 5 August 2011

      Drought has caused major problems for boats that use the Xiangjiang River in Hunan Province. (xinhuanet) [mappress] Source: xinhuanet, August 5, 2011

  • 28 February 2011

    About $85 million is needed annually to keep the Mississippi River deep enough for ships to navigate from the Gulf of Mexico to Louisiana’s… More info: dailycomet [mappress] Source: dailycomet, February 28, 2011;

  • 9 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    During the Shallow Survey 2015 conference held in Plymouth, UK, Teledyne and CARIS showcased the latest capabilities in autonomous survey operations with a live demonstration. Teledyne equipped a Z-Boat Unmanned Surface Vehicle (USV) with a MB1 multibeam sonar, and installed the latest version of the CARIS Onboard software directly on the platform. CARIS Onboard is […]

  • 11 August 2009

    Despite the cost benefits, from the 1990s onwards, river maintenance was not a priority — dredging and preparing the Nile for navigation halted almost altogether… More: www.businesstodayegypt.com

  • 5 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Progroupe equipped with new „Dredge King“ from Senwatec and Dredgepack® continue to complete dredging phase III on Gabčíkovo Water Dam – water reservoir Hrušov in Slovakia. Prolake s.r.o. Banská Bystrica, member of the Progroupe sediment removal, was awarded the contract for dredging and processing of riverbed sediments from Gabčíkovo Water Dam – water reservoir Hrušov, […]

  • 11 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking two distinct steps on the Upper Hudson River PCB cleanup in New York state. These steps include: The issuance of the five-year review, which includes EPA’s decision to defer a determination of the protectiveness of the remedy in the Upper Hudson River until more years of Hudson […]

  • 10 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued proposed modifications to the 2016 cleanup plan for the “Rest of River” portion of the Housatonic River, which will result in faster and more comprehensive cleanup activity in the river and floodplain which will secure long-term, public health protections for Berkshire County residents. “EPA is making good […]

  • 13 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    About 110,000 cubic metres of sand are being dredged from the Tweed River entrance to maintain a clear channel for safer boating in the region, the National Party of Australia reports. NSW Nationals Member for Tweed, Geoff Provest, said that the dredging of one of the most dynamic channels in Australia had happened annually since […]

  • 4 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    IHC Merwede has successfully named and launched the 5,500m³ trailing suction hopper dredger, DCI DREDGE XX, in a ceremony on 2 February 2013 at the company’s shipyard in Kinderdijk, The Netherlands. It is building the innovative vessel for Dredging Corporation of India Ltd (DCI). The ceremony was performed by Mrs R Mohanty, the spouse of […]

  • 22 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Salix – specialized in spillway and shoreline protection, silt removal (lake desilting/dredging), wetland ecological enhancement and habitat creation schemes – was the lead designer and contractor behind the River Teme Restoration Project. During the project, the company undertook some extreme erosion control using its shear stress turf, rock mattresses and extremely skillful team. The toe of the eroded bank […]

  • 12 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) from Oak Brook, Illinois, has won a $7.7 million contract for Atchafalaya River bay and bar channel dredging, according to the U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) latest announcement. Bids were solicited via the Internet with four received, DoD said. Work will be performed in Morgan City, Louisiana, with an […]

  • 26 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last Tuesday, the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation released its independent report on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s review of the cleanup of PCBs in the Hudson River. It found that dredging performed by General Electric to clean up a portion of the PCBs from the Hudson River was not protective of human health or […]

  • 3 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has initiated backfilling operations on a portion of the C-38 Canal, as part of the Kissimmee River Restoration Project. Navigation will be interrupted for approximately 1.5 miles along the channelized Kissimmee River (C-38 Canal) beginning at the US 98 bridge and extending south for the duration of […]

  • 6 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced a legal agreement with Occidental Chemical Corporation to perform engineering and design work needed to begin the cleanup of the lower 8.3 miles of the lower Passaic River. This work, which includes sampling, evaluating technologies, and doing the engineering work necessary before physical cleanup work can begin, will be […]

  • 19 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A crucial undertaking generations in the making, the Kissimmee River Restoration Project is now within sight of the finish line, reports the South Florida Water Management District. “Through our partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, we are restoring the river and protecting it for the enjoyment of generations of Floridians to come,” said South Florida […]

  • 23 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos yesterday challenged the effectiveness of EPA’s remedy to cleanup PCBs from the Upper Hudson River. With unacceptably high levels of contamination still left in river sediment, the state called on EPA to reexamine its cleanup […]

  • 30 October 2020
    Equipment

    Dredge Goetz, MV Gen. Warren, Quarters Boat Taggatz and the rest of USACE’s dredging fleet returned to the St. Paul District after spending four months working on the Mississippi and Illinois rivers. During their brief tenure downriver, the crew removed approximately 500,000 cubic yards of material from the navigation channel. This work ensures the continued […]

  • 9 August 2012

    Yesterday, at Alcoa Inc. in Massena, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer called on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to fast-track the approval and completion of a Proposed Remedial Action Plan (PRAP) to clean up the Grasse River. Schumer highlighted the importance of this cleanup because Alcoa’s multi-million dollar facility upgrade plans hinge on the completion […]

  • 1 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With April now behind us, only a few days are left before the beginning of what is expected to be the last year of Hudson River Dredging project. The 2015 season marks the sixth year of remedial dredging where approximately 250,000 cy of PCB-contaminated sediment is targeted for removal. In 2015, several areas will need to be […]

  • 15 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Delaware River Restoration Fund 2016 Request for Proposals is now open and accepting applications, reported the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) yesterday. The Delaware River Restoration Fund is dedicated to restoring the water quality and habitats of the Delaware River and its tributaries. The fund was launched in late 2013 to help community-based nonprofits […]

  • 2 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency yesterday released for public comment its second review of the historic cleanup of PCB-contaminated sediment from the upper Hudson River. The EPA review concludes that the Hudson River cleanup is working as designed and, while not yet protective, is expected to accomplish its long-term goal of protection of human health […]