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  • 10 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) announced that he will convene a meeting of stakeholders – including Senators from states bordering the Mississippi River, state and local officials and representatives from industries such as agriculture and shipping – for a briefing from the Army Corps of Engineers to discuss navigation on the Mississippi River through means […]

  • 23 July 2020
    Authorities & Government, Operations & Maintenance

    Comments close tomorrow on the application for the Cleveland Harbor dredged material management plan (DMMP). This 20-year dredged material management plan for the Cleveland Harbor was jointly presented by City of Cleveland, the Port of Cleveland, Ohio EPA, and the Army Corps. The array of alternatives to address the 20 year plan for dredged material […]

  • 19 March 2020
    Business & Finance

     WM Plant Hire yesterday released this beautiful video about the dredging operations on the River Parrett. The scheme is being led for Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA) by the Parrett Internal Drainage Board (IDB), working closely with the Environment Agency and Natural England. The aim of the proposed works is to help the SRA reduce […]

  • 9 September 2020
    Technology

    The Bureau of Reclamation’s Guardians of the Reservoir Challenge webinar will take place this Thursday, September 10th, at noon EST. Reservoirs are bodies of stored fresh water that typically form behind dams. They are a critical water source, supplying farms with irrigation and providing potable water to people and homes.  Increasingly, they are also an important […]

  • 3 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will hold the first of several workshops with the Hudson River PCBs Site Community Advisory Group on Thursday, May 5, 2016, to discuss the second five-year review for the Hudson River PCBs Superfund site. The purpose of the five-year review is to ensure that the Hudson River cleanup is working […]

  • 16 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District closed a sixth breach along Missouri River Levee System L-550, located near Missouri River Mile 524 southwest of Rock Port, Missouri, on Tuesday. This is the sixth breach that has been closed under the current contract with Weston Solutions, Inc. of West Chester, PA, leaving one remaining […]

  • 20 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) has invited bidders for a dredging program on 12 important river routes, which will be undertaken in 3 parts. The part 1 will include dredging work by cutter suction dredger for the navigability improvement of the Dhaka-Sureswar-Angaria-Madaripur river route from Pakhira to Hajotkhola on the River Palang. During […]

  • 9 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) regional office has yet to give the green light for swimming at the Iloilo River as coliform concentrations are still above standards. However, the current trend shows the general improvement of water quality in the river especially improvement at the Calajunan Creek while the Dungon Creek is […]

  • 22 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Wilhelmino M. Sy-Alvarado on Sunday reiterated his call for the massive dredging of heavily-silted rivers in Bulacan and Pampanga to mitigate the effects of severe flooding due to climate change. The governor said most of the flooded areas in the fourth and second congressional districts of Bulacan can be attributed to the overflowing of […]

  • 5 March 2012

    Nearly 8,000 children of all ages played in the Mississippi River and learned to navigate the Mighty Miss Feb. 25-26, 2012 when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District and the U.S. Coast Guard Sector Upper Mississippi River participated in Engineer Week at the St. Louis Science Center. The children got their hands […]

  • 24 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency announced more than $3 million to help restore the St. Louis River Area of Concern. EPA will provide $2.2 million in Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) funds and MPCA will provide an additional $1.1 million through the Minnesota Clean Water Fund. The money will […]

  • 27 August 2020
    Business development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, has received a permit application from Cross Sound Ferry Services, Inc., for a proposed work in the Thames River. The project purpose is to reconfigure the existing site in New London, Connecticut, to maintain the function of the Cross Sound Ferry Service. The proposed work includes […]

  • 13 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced a $245 million agreement for the cleanup of the Allied Paper Inc./Portage Creek/Kalamazoo River Superfund Site. The agreement marks a milestone in efforts to clean up Superfund sites in the Great Lakes region, and especially to address the legacy of paper mill generated PCB contamination in the […]

  • 9 April 2012

    The Michigan Office of the Great Lakes recently announced major steps in the effort to improve two Michigan rivers on the national Areas of Concern list. Michigan has 14 Areas of Concern – Great Lakes coastal waterways where historic pollution has significantly degraded the ecosystem. Each site is defined by specific Beneficial Use Impairments, conditions […]

  • 6 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The US Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District continues to complete repairs after record flooding earlier this year caused dozens of breaches along the Missouri River. Two inlet initial breach repairs have recently been completed on L-550 providing an interim level of flood risk management benefits to the area behind the levee until final repairs […]

  • 17 September 2012

    An ambitious project to salvage Kashmir’s lifeline river Jhelum has started to yield positive results with the Jammu and Kashmir government maintaining that the flood threat triggered by recent incessant rains subsided due to ongoing conservation measures in the river in north Kashmir. Jhelum which is a main source of irrigation in the Valley has […]

  • 23 December 2011

    The Public Works Ministry has announced plans to anticipate possible major flooding in the early months of 2012. The ministry said the plan included widening and dredging rivers as well as reinforcing the embankments of several major rivers. The Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG) has predicted the rainy season will peak in January and […]

  • 10 April 2014

    Rocky River city officials and Cleveland Metroparks are cooperating in an effort to seek funds for Rocky River dredging. The money needed for the dredging works of this relatively short river, which forms the western boundaries of the cities of Cleveland and Lakewood, is $400,000. The alliance between Rocky River, Lakewood and the Cleveland Metroparks […]

  • 11 March 2010
    Equipment, Technology

    APPROVED: Mayor Bong Gordon, First Lady & Zambales Vice Gov. Anne Gordon and Vice Mayor Cynthia Cajudo give the thumbs-up on the powerful IMS Model 5012 HP dredging machine. The regular desilting work has started at the mouth of Kalaklan River. Mayor James “Bong” Gordon, Jr. proudly announced the arrival of the first Olongapo City-owned […]

  • 26 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Sen. John Kennedy has announced an $8.3 million Army grant to fund dredging on waterways in south Louisiana. The work will be performed on the New Orleans Harbor Reach of the Mississippi River, bays along the Gulf Intracostal Waterway, Bayou Lafourche, Houma Navigation Canal and Barataria Bar Channel. “Historic rainfall throughout the country has […]

  • 26 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, and city of Wabasha, Minnesota, leadership met to discuss the dredged material management plan for Lower Pool 4, April 19. The Corps is working in partnership with the city in an effort to find a suitable, permanent home for nearly 270,000 cubic yards of material dredged annually […]

  • 19 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Big River Coalition – representing 189 companies in the US Gulf – has just released the latest update on the Southwest Pass dredging project that will restore the Mississippi River channel draft to 45-feet. According to the update, the Army Corps Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) continues responding to active shoaling in Southwest Pass (SWP) deposited […]

  • 17 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association has presented WEDA’s 2015 Annual Safety Awards to Manson Construction Company & Terra Contracting Services, LLC. The award for a dredging contractor was presented to Manson Construction Co. for their legacy and safety leadership. The award for dredging project was presented to Terra Contracting Services, LLC for Environmental Dredging of Morrow Lake and Delta: Exemplary […]

  • 26 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Kwara State House of Assembly has called on members of the National Assembly from the state to push for the River Niger dredging project, the Abuja based Daily Trust informs. This action is part of the resolutions of the House, following a motion moved by a member representing Patigi Constituency, Ahmed AbdulKadir. The deputy […]

  • 23 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a member of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, and U.S. Representatives Sean Patrick Maloney, Paul Tonko, Nita Lowey, Carolyn Maloney, Jerrold Nadler and Eliot Engel wrote to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) last week calling on Administrator Scott Pruitt to initiate further dredging to clean up PCBs in the […]

  • 28 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    A draft supplemental environmental assessment to evaluate the impacts of restoring the ecological function of the Tyson Bend shallow water habitat backwater site in Harrison County, Iowa is currently available for public review. The EA specifically evaluates construction activities required to operate and maintain the backwater and associated features without adversely impacting the Missouri River […]