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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 April 2012

      As sheboyganpress.com reports, the Sheboygan Common Council on Wednesday unanimously approved spending $250,000 to help dredge tainted sediment from the Sheboygan River’s inner harbor east of the Eighth Street Bridge. This money will come from the city’s undesignated reserve fund and will match another $250,000 pledged to the project last month by the Sheboygan […]

  • 24 August 2010

    Two critical bottleneck areas along Rajang River will receive priority attention for dredging under the Tenth Malaysia Plan (10MP).Minister… (theborneopost) [mappress] Source: theborneopost, August 24, 2010;

  • 18 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    The cleanup of coal ash from the Emory River in East Tennessee has been “remarkable” with more than 70 percent removed from the waterway since the spill at TVA’s Kingston coal-fired plant, a state environment official told lawmakers Tuesday. [mappress] Source: Tennessean, February 17, 2010

  • 16 January 2012

    The Mississippi River is the highway to the vast central portion of the United States. Many of the commodities and goods produced in the heartland of the United States are brought to world markets via the Mississippi River to the Gulf of Mexico and beyond to the world economies. Likewise, important products are transported from […]

  • 3 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The St. Johns River Water Management District is hosting a meeting on June 7 in Melbourne, FL to provide the public with an update on the status of the Eau Gallie River dredging project. The purpose of the meeting is to provide an update to the community on the project and expected work period. The […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    At yesterday’s St. Johns River Water Management District’s Governing Board meeting, the board learned that the low bidder for the Eau Gallie River muck dredging project, Blue Goose Construction (BGC), can do the work for $18.5 million – leaving about $2 million potentially available for additional dredging and improvements. “I am pleased to report that […]

  • 7 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    About 110,000 cubic metres of sand will be dredged from the Tweed River entrance to maintain a clear channel for safer boating starting next week, Transport for NSW reports. Member for Tweed Geoff Provest said that the dredging of one of the most dynamic channels in Australia has happened annually since 2001 as a joint […]

  • 23 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Manitoulin Streams Improvement Association (MSIA), with support and labor help from the municipality of Central Manitoulin, recently completed the dredging operations at the mouth of the Mindemoya River, according to the Manitoulin Expositor. Commenting this cleanup scheme, Seija Deschenes, coordinator of MSIA, said that they had put in a work permit application to the Ministry of Natural […]

  • 21 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Town to begin new river dredging phase THE third dredging phase of the Nadi River is expected to commence soon, says Director Land and Water Resources Management Division Lakshman Mudaliar… [mappress] Source:fijitimes,January 20,2010;

  • 8 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE St. Paul District is seeking public input on its draft Environmental Assessment for proposed repairs for the Harpers Slough Habitat Rehabilitation and Enhancement Project. The work is located in Pool 9 of the Upper Mississippi River, near Lansing, Iowa. High water events in 2018 and 2019 caused damage to some of the project […]

  • 16 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Pat Quinn visited an old steel mill site to showcase the final phase of the innovative Mud-to-Parks program, which makes use of reclaimed topsoil dredged from the Illinois River to create a new park near Lake Michigan. Mud-to-Parks is a component of Governor Quinn’s Millennium Reserve Initiative to restore habitat, rehabilitate brownfields and create […]

  • 12 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Congressman Clay Higgins announced earlier this week that South Louisiana waterway projects received significant funding in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers FY 2020 Work Plan. Commenting the latest news, Higgins said: “Since coming to Congress, my office has worked closely with the Army Corps to secure more than $406 million for dredging and […]

  • 10 February 2012

      U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu announced that the Army Corps of Engineers will provide $22.1 million in additional funding for major waterways in Louisiana. The decision comes after Sen. Landrieu and the Louisiana congressional delegation urged the Corps to provide the necessary investments in underfunded waterway projects in Louisiana. This announcement by the Corps […]

  • 2 September 2020
    Authorities & Government

    Lake Orono Restoration and Enhancement (LORE) project is one step closer to start date, according to the City of Elk River, MN. The first step is a lake drawdown in preparation for dredging this winter. The city recently obtained all necessary permits from the government agencies to begin the LORE dredging project. Using the dam, […]

  • 18 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, awarded last week a $12 million construction contract to Klutina River Contractors of Irvine, California, to continue interim repairs on the Missouri River Levee System L-594. The focus of this contract will be the closure of two of the outlet breaches on the levee system directly west […]

  • 11 May 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 […]

  • 1 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    A £700,000 dredging project aimed at making Leicestershire’s waterways easier for boaters to navigate has started this week. The project will see a floating digger clearing 12,000 tonnes of mud and silt from the bed of the River Soar, dredging almost nine miles of the river in two phases. The first phase started this week with the […]

  • 14 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    As the 10-year effort to remove toxic sediment from the Buffalo River nears completion this summer, the focus now shifts to shoreline access and habitat restoration along this once-dead river. After nearly five years of planning and design work, construction is beginning at RiverBend and seven other locations along the Buffalo River that are essential […]

  • 18 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, awarded recently contract to Tunheim Construction of Moorhead, Minnesota, to make repairs to Mississippi River Locks and Dams 4 and 5. Lock and Dam 4 is located near Alma, Wisconsin. Lock and Dam 5 is located near Winona, Minnesota. At each of these locks, the work will […]

  • 16 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee last Thursday, May 12th 2016, visited the Somerset Levels to discuss dredging and efforts to increase Somerset’s resilience against flood waters. During the visit, the Committee meet the Environment Agency and local partners in Taunton to find out what has been done to better prepare Somerset for future severe […]