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  • 29 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Maryland Environmental Service (MES) yesterday announced that a notice of intent has been issued to award a contract to Northgate-Dutra Joint Venture (JV), for a demonstration project at the Conowingo Dam.  The award is being issued as a result of the Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Conowingo Capacity Recovery and Innovative Reuse and […]

  • 8 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Governor Larry Hogan yesterday held Maryland’s first Conowingo Dam Summit, and announced the formation of a multi-agency work group to seek innovative solutions for reducing pollution that threatens the Chesapeake Bay. The Hogan administration also announced a formal Request for Information to help find solutions, and determine if dredging of the Conowingo Dam and re-use of […]

  • 26 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Hogan administration yesterday announced that Maryland has made significant progress toward solving environmental problems stemming from the Conowingo Dam on the Susquehanna River. This progress includes the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) recognition of the Conowingo Watershed Implementation Plan multi-state strategy and plan to hire a third-party fundraiser and project coordinator; and Maryland’s selection […]

  • 2 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Last week, the state Senate passed a joint resolution that would urge Congress to fund a project by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to dredge the reservoir behind the Conowingo Dam, reports myeasternshoremd.com. “If we don’t address the issues of the Conowingo, all of the other billions of dollars we’re spending aren’t going to have […]

  • 4 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Maryland Environmental Service (MES) last week announced the release of a Request for Proposal (RFP) for the Conowingo Capacity Recovery and Innovative Reuse and Beneficial Use Pilot Project (Conowingo RFP). MES is seeking a private sector partner that can accommodate all components of the proposed pilot project. “The scientific community is now in complete […]

  • 9 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Governor Larry Hogan yesterday held a second Conowingo Dam Summit in Darlington, Maryland, to discuss solutions to the growing threat posed to the Chesapeake Bay by sediment flowing through the dam. Earlier in the morning, the governor addressed a seminar sponsored by the National Governors Association’s Water Policy Learning Network, which he co-chairs along with […]

  • 30 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has announced a comprehensive agreement between the Department of the Environment (MDE) and Exelon Generation Company, LLC, which requires Exelon to invest more than $200 million in environmental projects and operational enhancements to improve water quality in the Lower Susquehanna River and the Chesapeake Bay. Commenting the latest news, Governor Hogan […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Lower Susquehanna River Watershed Assessment (LSRWA) report released for public comment yesterday, November 13th 2014, indicates that the reservoir behind the Conowingo Dam is trapping smaller amounts of sediment and has essentially reached its limit to trap in the long term. However, a large majority of the pollution to the Chesapeake Bay from the […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dr. Jeffrey Cornwell, a professor at the Horn Point Laboratory and an expert in sediments, water quality, and wetlands, has been honored by the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science with the President’s Award for Excellence in Application of Science. Dr. Cornwell was recognized for his outstanding contributions to the understanding of nutrient cycling […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    A public meeting and webinar on the Lower Susquehanna River Watershed Assessment (LSRWA) report will be held today, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Harford Community College, Bel Air, MD, announced USACE. Since their construction, the reservoirs behind the three dams along the lower Susquehanna River (Holtwood, Safe Harbor, and Conowingo) have historically acted as […]

  • 29 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dam rehabilitation work is set to begin with the complete drawdown of Chapman Lake the day after Labor Day, on Tuesday, September 5, the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) said in its latest release.  Work to be undertaken while the lake is drawn down will include sediment removal, repairs to the dam’s control tower […]

  • 14 June 2012

    Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra this afternoon visited Chiang Mai on the the last leg of her four-day flood trail excursion to inspect flood prevention measures and progress in eight provinces in the central and northern regions. Earlier this morning, Ms Yingluck stopped by the Bhumibol Dam in Tak, where she was briefed by ministers responsible […]

  • 5 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The multi-million dollar dredging project at the George B. Stevenson Dam in Sinnemahoning State Park has been completed, reports the park manager Lisa Bainey. According to Lisa Bainey, the project called for sediment removal/dredging to occur at the northern end of the reservoir and around the boat launch area. During the works, over 125,000 cubic yards of […]

  • 15 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Springville Dam Ecosystem Restoration project team yesterday hosted a media event and site walk to highlight the signing of the Project Partnership Agreement at the Springville Dam located at 11024 Scoby Rd, Springville, NY. The formal agreement between the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), Erie County, and the U.S. Army Corps […]

  • 26 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    BAM Nuttall have recently completed a major milestone on the V&A Museum in Dundee, namely the construction of the coffer dam which will allow the structure to be built out into the Tay. The selection of the right plant and equipment was crucial to meet the tight deadlines, with the summer embargo of works on […]

  • 28 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    WEDA Eastern Chapter will hold its Annual Meeting on Thursday, October 16, from 8am-4pm at The Westin Peachtree Plaza in downtown Atlanta, GA. An icebreaker reception will be held on Wednesday evening from 6:30-8:00pm at the Sun Dial Restaurant, high atop the Westin on its 72nd floor offering sweeping 360 degree views of the city. […]

  • 22 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    Construction works on the second phase of a major £36 million coast protection scheme in Tendring are now in full swing with trailing suction hopper dredger Sospan Dau blowing sand across the location. Phase one of the project between Holland Haven to Fernwood Avenue was recently completed, with the beaches being opened back up to the public. The phase […]

  • 26 April 2012

    The new port of Rotterdam is protected against the severest of storms and wave attacks. Rotterdam councillor Jeannette Baljeu (Port, Transport and Regional Economy) laid the last concrete block in the block dam forming the hard sea wall of Maasvlakte 2. The dam consists of 19,558 concrete blocks, each weighing in at more than 40,000 […]

  • 16 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In mid-2013, Delft-FEWS, the Deltares hydrological forecasting system, will be operational on the Salto Grande dam on the Uruguay/Argentina border. During the last fortnight, two hydrologists from the Comisión Técnica Mixta de Salto Grande (CTM), the organisation that manages the dam, were at Deltares in Delft to train with the system. CTM will be using […]

  • 29 June 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    Construction consortium Levvel has successfully placed the first of 75,000 special designed armor blocks on the 32 km long closure dam Afsluitdijk, the Netherlands.  The placement of all 75,000 blocks is part of a major reinforcement project to heighten the dam and making it more robust to withstand overtopping.  The consortium, comprising Van Oord, BAM, and […]

  • 10 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) announced on Tuesday that P8.1 billion in funds have already been made available for flood-control and irrigation projects earlier approved by the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Board. The funds will be charged against overall savings generated by the national government from FYs 2011 and 2012. Of […]

  • 4 June 2014

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer urged the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to work with the local Boonville community, as well as the Hudson River-Black River Regulating District, to prevent the Hawkinsville Dam from being torn down. Schumer explained that, as part of an ongoing study of the dam’s impacts, one option […]

  • 16 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The long-awaited Fawn Lake dredging project is scheduled to start in the following days, the Town of Bedford, Massachusetts, said in their latest announcement. The Town has contracted with Dredgit Corp. to dredge the pond and to reconstruct the outlet dam at Springs Road. The work includes hydraulic wet dredging of the bottom sediments to […]

  • 23 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Central Province of Quang Nam and Da Nang city have agreed to undertake dredging work on a 28km section of the Co Co River to boost commercial water traffic between Hoi An and Da Nang, Viet Nam News reports.  According to the Vice Chairman of the Provincial People’s Committee, Le Tri Thanh, the project is scheduled to […]

  • 28 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On 5, 6 and 7 September 2014 Van Oord will be present with a stand and ship at the 37th World Port Days in Rotterdam. This year the trailing suction hopper dredger HAM 317 will be moored alongside the Parkkade. HAM 317 has a length of nearly 100 meters and is accessible to the public […]

  • 6 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    A flood prevention scheme located near the West Sussex town of Crawley is nearing completion, with Mackley currently on-site to carry out the final phase of works. The flood prevention works at Clay’s Lake are being carried out by Mackley working as part of Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency. A key element […]