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  • 30 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    In April 2011, the Fraser Titan, a triple screw 2300 m3 dredger, was converted to Thordon RiverTough water lubricated propeller shaft bearings from an oil lubricated system. The previous oil lubricated system had many issues – frequent maintenance of aft seals, water ingress contaminating the lubricating oil and unplanned drydockings. The vessel had its first […]

  • 24 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    While others build gleaming edifices, sleek vessels, flashy vehicles or exquisite sculptures, the Dredged Material Management Office fashions scrupulously crafted, durable relationships and sensible consensus, turning bad-news misconceptions into a quarter-century of good-news sustainable performance. It’s a beautiful trade-off when one person’s discarded sediment becomes another creature’s beach nourishment or enhanced habitat for fish and […]

  • 7 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will proceed with planned dredging of problem sediment areas in the lower Snake River on or about January 12, as a result of a favorable ruling from the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington in Seattle. In a lawsuit filed by a coalition of environmental groups […]

  • 5 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (January 30-February 5, 2017).   DBL Inaugurates New Dredgers Dhaka-based business conglomerate DBL Group last Saturday inaugurated two IHC Beaver 50 cutter suction dredgers (CSDs) and two Delta Multi Craft (DMC) 1050 work boats.   Governor Scott Announces $15M for […]

  • 15 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released its Proposed Plan to clean up the in-water portion of the Portland Harbor Superfund Site, an industrial waterway covering approximately 10 miles of the Lower Willamette River, from Broadway Bridge to the Columbia Slough. EPA proposes to dredge and cap the most contaminated sediment throughout the 10-mile stretch […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    In order to prevent future flooding of the Lower Mainland, British Columbia, and ensure economic prosperity and growth of the whole region, infrastructure of Fraser River must be improved, managed and maintained. According to the latest report on the Economic Importance of the Lower Fraser River, released by the Metro Vancouver and Chambers of Commerce, “to […]

  • 10 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority has released the latest update on the Centerm Expansion Project and South Shore Access Project in Vancouver (BC). According to the release, work in the water around Centerm continues. In February, the crews will demolish both the old grain elevator by Columbia Containers and the equipment shed at Ballantyne Pier. […]

  • 7 March 2012

    Georgia and South Carolina conservation groups yesterday filed papers asking that the South Carolina Supreme Court declare that the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control’s approval of a controversial project to deepen the Savannah River was illegal. Attorneys from the Southern Environmental Law Center filed today’s claim in the S. C. Supreme Court in […]

  • 4 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Brigadier General John S. Kem has been appointed by President Obama to serve on the Mississippi River Commission. Brig. Gen. Kem serves as the commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Northwestern Division, a position he has held since July 2013.  In this position, he oversees an annual program of more than $3 billion […]

  • 1 June 2012

    Yesterday, EPA released its evaluations of the final Phase II Watershed Implementation Plans (WIPs) from Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia. Completion of the plans marks a significant stage in the Chesapeake Bay cleanup effort, and represents the local level planning needed to continue accelerating implementation of the necessary practices […]

  • 29 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Canada is investing in 16 projects that will support recreational fisheries on Vancouver Island, announced yesterday John Duncan, Minister of State and Chief Government Whip, and Member of Parliament for Vancouver Island North. Through the Recreational Fisheries Conservation Partnerships Program (RFCPP), the groups carrying out these projects will receive up to $977,000 […]

  • 13 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District, will host two open houses this week to inform stakeholders and the public on the progress and future plans for the federal levee projects in the Metro East. The 75.8-mile system of levees in the Metro East protects an 111,700-acre area including parts of Alton, East […]

  • 3 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The National Park Service (NPS) completed a test install on October 31, 2014, of a levee system closure structure at 17th Street constructed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that reduces risk to human safety and critical infrastructure downtown from flooding of the Potomac River. The intent of the test install was to ensure […]

  • 1 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Geosyntec will be well represented at the 7th International Conference on Remediation of Contaminated Sediments, organized and presented by Battelle February 4-7, 2013, in Dallas. Maintaining the economic and biological viability of the environments of rivers, lakes, bays, and harbors requires advanced management of a complex series of actions related to the accumulation in sediments […]

  • 4 December 2012

    North Bay Resources Inc. updated investors on operations at its Fraser River Project near Lytton, British Columbia. The update included expanding the size and scope of the property by more than 65%. “The excavation of test pits at the Fraser River Project began on schedule earlier this month, and a series of test pits has […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, has announced the list of projects that will receive funding this fiscal year, as outlined in the fiscal 2017 work plan for the Army Civil Works program released May 24. Baltimore District is also sharing the projects included in the fiscal 2018 President’s Budget for Civil Works […]

  • 4 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Hudson River Estuary Program, in partnership with the New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC), had awarded 11 grants totaling more than $484,000 to fund projects that contribute to watershed resiliency in the face of climate change, DEC Commissioner Joe Martens announced. In addition, the […]

  • 12 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Transportation Secretary, Elaine L. Chao, yesterday announced $1.5 billion in discretionary grant funding to 91 projects in 49 states and the District of Columbia. The grants, 14 of which go to port-related projects, are made through the Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) Transportation Grants program and support road, rail, transit, and port […]

  • 17 March 2011
    Vessels

      Sunergy, Inc today announces that the container with the 3 dredges and operating equipment has arrived in Freetown, Sierra Leone. This now sets the stage for operations to commence on the Company’s 140 sq. km. Pampana River Project once the shipment clears customs and is moved to the site. Company operations personnel have been […]

  • 22 April 2010

    A new economic impact study released today by the Prince Rupert Port Authority confirms the significant economic generating capacity that the new container terminal and other port facilities are having on British Columbia’s northern communities and Western Canada’s economy… [mappress] Source:rupertport,April 22,2010;

  • 17 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Following a successful 1st edition of the Latin America Port Expansion Summit in Peru, Lnoppen is ready to host its 2nd edition of the event, this time in Colombia. Its strategic position between the Caribbean and the Pacific make Colombia one of the main countries for port infrastructure and investments, with several new ports being constructed […]

  • 18 April 2012

    The federal and provincial governments had double cause for celebration  – officially welcoming the first cruise ship of the 2012 season to Victoria, while highlighting how recent infrastructure investments at Ogden Point are attracting a new class of cruise vessels. The Honourable James Moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages and Senior Minister Responsible […]

  • 28 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    As part of the British Columbia’s investment of over $80 million in emergency preparedness and public safety, the Village of Cache Creek is receiving $150,000 for flood mitigation work. The Cache Creek program includes the development of flood risk assessments, floodplain maps and flood mitigation plans in the region, BC Government said in its announcement. MLA […]

  • 25 November 2013

    At the Georgia Ports Authority board meeting Monday, Executive Director Curtis Foltz reported that the GPA achieved record volumes and added additional customer accounts in October. “Strong growth, new customer accounts and additional harbor deepening funding announced this month are all positive signs that Georgia’s ports are moving in the right direction,” said Foltz. Georgia […]

  • 12 February 2013

    Dredging has been completed at Lake Elkhorn, the last of Columbia’s three man-made lakes to have sediment removed over the past few years, according to Dennis Mattey, director of construction for Columbia Association (CA). JND Thomas began its dredging work at the 37-acre Lake Elkhorn began in late July 2012. The contractor finished in early […]

  • 28 May 2020