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  • 28 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Final Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Skokomish River Basin Ecosystem Restoration Project have been released by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District. The recommended plan includes a levee removal, placement of large woody debris, wetland restoration at two sites, and a side channel reconnection. Once constructed, the […]

  • 19 April 2018
    Business & Finance

     The Florida Chamber of Commerce has just released a video named ‘Securing Florida’s Water Future: Kissimmee River’, the latest in a series of water education videos that demonstrate the importance of following science-based research solutions. ‘Securing Florida’s Water Future: Kissimmee River’ features research produced by Florida Atlantic University – Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute Research […]

  • 25 September 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, has published its final Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Drain 27 Wetland Restoration Project near Fargo, N.D. A Finding of No Significant Impact, also known as a FONSI, was approved Sept. 14. The project will restore 320 acres of farmland to wetland and upland prairie near […]

  • 3 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    New Jersey Congressman Jeff Van Drew sent a letter to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) R.D. James yesterday in support of the Maurice River dredging project. According to Van Drew, this critical project will expedite economic growth and coastal resilience in South Jersey and the […]

  • 20 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Senator Brad Hoylman and 24 of his colleagues in the State Senate are calling on corporate giant General Electric to commit to a full remediation of the Hudson River after its decades-long dumping of toxic PCB chemicals. In a letter to the company’s CEO, Jeffrey Immelt, the lawmakers urged G.E. to go beyond its court-mandated […]

  • 12 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Tappan Zee Constructors, LLC (TZC) will continue 24-hour-a-day dredging operations in the Hudson River as part of the New NY Bridge Project. The U.S. Coast Guard has issued a revised Notice to Mariners with updated safety information, including a request that boaters use the main channel, reduce wake and use extreme caution while transiting the […]

  • 17 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Texas Governor Greg Abbott has announced that the San Jacinto River dredging program is expected to begin in two or three weeks, Chron reports.  After the governor authorized funding from the state’s hazard and mitigation fund to conduct a study of the entire riverbed to figure out what type of sand dredging could be done […]

  • 17 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District has closed the third of four breaches earmarked for repair along the Missouri River Levee System L-536, northwest of Corning, Missouri. The breach closure, denoted as “C” near River Mile 521, followed the recent closure of breach “F” Aug. 8. The closure returns this portion of the […]

  • 13 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Canal & River Trust has managed to avoid the costly removal of over 1,000 tons of sand generated by the recent dredging work on the River Weaver. The sand will now be used as construction material for a nearby waterfront development. “We started dredging the River Weaver in May to maintain its depth for […]

  • 30 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Omaha District recently awarded a contract for a levee restoration work at Camp Ashland, Nebraska. The purpose of the contract is to fully rehabilitate levee system and flood wall from damages caused by the spring 2019 flooding. The work will also make improvements to increase the overtopping erosion and breach resistance of the […]

  • 12 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Boskalis has secured three contracts for coastal protection and port maintenance activities in Germany. The contracts, worth EUR 45 million, will all begin in the coming months. The first contract was awarded by the German Waterways and Shipping Office WSA Weser-Jade-Nordsee. The work includes upgrade on the existing coastal defense on the island of Wangerooge. […]

  • 16 September 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers finalized preparation of a draft report for the Los Angeles River Ecosystem Restoration Feasibility Study and posted the report to the Los Angeles District website Sept. 13. The report will appear in the Federal Register Sept. 20, which will trigger a 45-day public comment period that will help inform […]

  • 15 June 2010

    Countries bordering the Danube want to increase shipping on the second longest river on the European continent without abusing an ecosystem…   [mappress] Source: pressdisplay, June 15, 2010;

  • 5 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Petaluma’s historic D Street Bridge closed to all traffic at noon Sunday and will remain shut until October 13. The bridge is closed for an ongoing river dredging project, the city announced. “Once complete, boats will be able to navigate up to the turning basin, bringing tourism and business to Petaluma,” the city said. Equally […]

  • 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, […]

  • 6 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Barnstable County has just released the latest update on their dredging project. Dredge operations continued during the last week on Sampsons Island/Dead Neck for the Town of Barnstable. The first phase was completed on Thursday, October 1, and the next step will be moving the pipe around to the inside of the island along the […]

  • 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;

  • 28 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Environmental cleanup experts gathered at New Jersey Institute of Technology last week for an all-day public forum on a $1.7 billion proposal by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to dredge toxic sediment from an eight-mile stretch of the lower Passaic River. The EPA has called the plan, which proposes removing 4.3 million cubic yards […]

  • 29 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    Nearly 28 years after Congress authorized the Army Corps of Engineers to deepen the Delaware River’s main shipping channel, the only thing about the project that has deepened is the controversy… Read More: Delaware Online

  • 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 July 2012

    The Christie Administration has expressed disappointment in a federal appeals court ruling upholding the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ project to deepen the Delaware River’s shipping channel from the mouth of the bay to Camden. “Governor Christie and I have remained steadfast in our position that the Army Corps of Engineers must be compelled to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Paul District’s dredge master, Brian Krause, snapped this amazing photo yesterday afternoon near LaGrange, Mo., where the Dredge Goetz and her crew are removing approximately 45,000 cubic yards of material from the Mississippi River, keeping it open and ensuring commerce can continue to pass. On average, Goetz dredges […]

  • 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