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  • 23 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Friends of the Kaw (FOK), a conservation group focused on protecting the Kansas River, applauds a recent decision by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to revoke in May of this year the permits for three in-river dredging operations between Eudora and the Bowersock Dam in Lawrence. However, FOK still has major concerns about the […]

  • 8 December 2010

    That was the question that the global dredging industry attempted to answer as they gathered at the WODCON XIX in Beijing, China with the theme “Dredging makes the world a better place”. This issue of Terra et Aqua continues the discussion with articles focusing on the drivers of dredging in a diversity of continents and countries – each […]

  • 11 October 2012

    Governor Pat Quinn yesterday visited the East Peoria riverfront to announce the innovative Mud-to-Parks program, which makes use of soil dredged from the silt-choked Illinois River to build a new park on Lake Michigan. Sixty barge loads of sediment dredged from the Illinois River at East Peoria are traveling 163 miles to the old U.S. […]

  • 1 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, recently closed out its Sand Hill River Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration project. The intent of this project included restoring ecosystem connectivity in the upper Sand Hill River and its tributaries. USACE had originally constructed a major drainage project along the Sand Hill River in the 1950s. The […]

  • 7 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will next week hold a “drop-in” sessions in Edgewater, N.J. to get the latest information on the start of the first phase of cleanup work at the Quanta Resources Superfund site. The public meeting takes place from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. and from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 […]

  • 21 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and the William Penn Foundation have jointly announced a third-year round of funding for the Delaware River Restoration Fund projects. Twelve new or continuing water conservation and restoration grants totaling $1.77 million were unveiled at a news conference in Philadelphia yesterday. The 12 awards generated $3 million in match from […]

  • 30 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has initiated its second review of the cleanup of the Hudson River PCBs Superfund site. The first five-year review for the Hudson River PCBs Superfund Site was completed in 2012 and the EPA anticipates conducting reviews every five years well into the future. After six seasons of in-river work, […]

  • 28 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is about to hold a Project Delivery Team (PDT) meeting for the Loxahatchee River Watershed Restoration Project. The meeting will take place on Wednesday, May 31, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Elsa Kimbell Environmental Education and Research Center in Hobe Sound. According to the Corps, the […]

  • 9 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just introduced the latest issue of Terra et Aqua, their official quarterly publication. The magazine is supported solely by the IADC as a service to the world-wide dredging community and represents IADC’s commitment to the highest standards of professional conduct. IADC is the global umbrella organisation for contractors in […]

  • 5 August 2013

    Tappan Zee Constructors, LLC (TZC) began 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 extreme caution within 1,000 feet of all construction barges as […]

  • 6 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Omaha District awarded a $1.68 million construction contract to Midwest Construction Company, Inc., on January 3 for the repair of approximately 300 feet of the right bank of the Platte River, approximately 1.25 river miles from the confluence of the Platte and the Missouri River. At this location, the […]

  • 4 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Association of Drainage Authorities announced yesterday that the Black Sluice IDB has just completed initial works with the Environment Agency using a small scale cutter suction dredger provided by Smals Dredging UK Ltd to carefully remove silt deposits from the bed of the South Forty Foot Drain, near Boston in Lincolnshire. The aim of the work was to restore […]

  • 21 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    DEME Group announced yesterday that their trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) ‘Scheldt River’ has returned to the Elbe in Germany after an LNG bunkering operation. According to DEME, Titan LNG’s liquefied natural gas bunkering barge, the FlexFueler001 bunkered the LNG-powered TSHD Scheldt River last week. The hopper dredger is currently being used to carry out […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District will be holding a Project Delivery Team (PDT) Kick-Off meeting for the Loxahatchee River Watershed Restoration Project today, December 15th from 1 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. at the Loxahatchee River Center in Jupiter, Fla. The renewed purpose of Loxahatchee River Watershed Restoration Plan is to restore and […]

  • 25 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Ohio EPA and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service have issued a draft restoration plan and environmental assessment for the Ottawa River in Toledo. In order to discuss the plan and listen to comments, a public meeting will be held on Thursday, April 7, 2016, at 6 p.m. in the Toledo City Council Chambers. The preferred restoration […]

  • 17 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    I.S. RIVERS, the 2nd international conference on integrative sciences and sustainable development of rivers, will take place on 22-26 June, 2015, in Lyon, France. This event, organized by the GRAIE and ZABR, is an international conference dedicated to research and practices on natural and human-impacted large rivers, in particular functioning, changes and processes, interface and […]

  • 22 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Maintenance dredging of a portion of the Royal River Federal Navigation Project in Yarmouth, Maine, will be completed under the terms of a $ $2.1 million contract recently awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by Burnham Associates, Inc., of Salem, Mass. Dredging is scheduled to start […]

  • 27 April 2012

      U.S. Senators Frank R. Lautenberg (D-NJ), a member of the Appropriations Committee, and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) announced Committee approval of $119 million in funding for New Jersey projects in the Fiscal Year 2013 Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill. The legislation provides $68 million to complete the channel deepening project that will allow bigger […]

  • 16 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Shipping Minister Shajahan Khan told the parliament yesterday that the government would procure 23 dredgers, 4 amphibian dredgers, survey vessel, tug boat and crane boat to ensure navigation on inland waterways across the country. “The government already procured 11 dredgers and conducted sand quarry in 1,000 km rivers to ensure smooth navigation for water transports […]

  • 21 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority a $25.5 million Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) grant to complete the second phase of a multi-phase improvement plan at the Packer Avenue Marine Terminal. According to the official PhilaPort’s announcement, the INFRA grant program provides dedicated, discretionary funding for projects that address […]

  • 9 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Hamburg Port Authority (HPA) has just released this very interesting video about the Kreetsand, a pilot project in the framework of the Elbe tidal concept. This project will create additional space for the Elbe river on the east side of the Elbe island of Wilhelmsburg. The tidal volume will be enlarged and the tidal […]

  • 26 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Rivers and lakes located in European cities and towns are getting cleaner thanks to improvements in waste water treatment and restoration projects which have brought many waterways back to life, according to a new report by the European Environment Agency (EEA) released yesterday. The EEA report ‘Rivers and lakes in European cities: Past and future […]

  • 20 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Board of Directors of the Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority (Port of Cleveland) last week approved acceptance of grants totaling over $180,000 to advance three critical infrastructure projects. Supporting security, sediment management, and planning for the stabilization of Irish Town Bend, the grants demonstrate widespread support for the port’s strategic infrastructure investments. The port applied […]

  • 5 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    A Transport for NSW spokesperson has announced the completion of the Clarence River Erosion Management Plan which will result in a number of changes to waterways management on the river from 1 September 2015. “One of the key actions arising from the Regional Boating Plan process was the need to develop a state-wide evidence based […]

  • 24 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Community leaders, private industry, state and federal representatives joined forces yesterday to kick off the next phase of major investment into the restoration of 6.2 miles of the Buffalo River. This internationally recognized project is one of the largest river clean-ups in the country. The Buffalo River Restoration Partnership includes the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s […]

  • 11 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    PD Ports is streamlining the way it shares hydrographic data by using GIS software from Cadcorp, a British software development company focused on geographic information system (GIS) and web mapping software.  “Teesport is a major deep-water complex and one of the largest container ports in the North of England; handling around 40m tons of cargo per […]