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  • 9 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Construction industry research and information association CIRIA will be the organizer of an event that will explore how risk of contaminated sediments should be assessed and managed in the UK. The event named “Can industry improve dealing with contaminated sediments?” is taking place on April 10th at the CIRIA Office in Griffin Court, London. It will […]

  • 9 October 2018
    Business & Finance

     A Young CEDA event, under the name ‘Dredging and Disposal of Contaminated Sediment’, will be held today at the Institute of Civil Engineers, Godfrey Mitchell Theatre in London.  According to CEDA, contaminated sediment is present in most waterways and harbors across the UK and Ireland. When left insitu it does not pose an environmental threat, but […]

  • 18 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A Damen submersible dredge pump, type DOP350, was recently delivered to the Finnish contractor Vesirakennus Ojanen Oy for a work in the Port of Klaipeda, Lithuania. “The DOP pump has been fitted out with a reinforced heavy duty leveler head making it the perfect tool for unloading barges. The head is fitted out with high […]

  • 6 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Battelle, a nonprofit research and development organization, will be the organizer of the Ninth International Conference on Remediation and Management of Contaminated Sediments. The sediments conference series is a forum for sharing research results, practical experiences, and opportunities associated with remediating, restoring and managing the environmental and economic vitality of waterways. The conference will provide a […]

  • 15 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    In 2003, Gruber’s Grove Bay on Lake Wisconsin was placed on the federal list of Impaired Waters pursuant to the Clean Water Act. Despite two previous dredging actions, the bay remains one of the most highly contaminated sediment sites in the State of Wisconsin. This winter, the Army at Badger Army Ammunition Plant completed a […]

  • 21 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) has issued Melbourne Water Corporation a notice requiring it remove a sediment stockpile at Thomas Street, Yarraville, after it was found to contain traces of asbestos last November. The sediment, which must be removed by early August, was dredged from Stony Creek as part of the water corporation’s routine maintenance […]

  • 20 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced that $22 million has been received from D.S.C. of Newark Enterprises, Inc. for their liability in a settlement to recover the federal and state government’s costs for cleanup and for natural resource damages caused by contamination at the Cornell-Dubilier Electronics Superfund site in South Plainfield, New Jersey. The […]

  • 17 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The conference named “Contaminated Sediments: Environmental Chemistry, Ecotoxicology and Engineering” will be held from 8-13 March, 2015, at the Conference Centre Monte Verità, Ascona, Switzerland. Each topic will be introduced by one or more invited keynote speakers and completed with presentations selected from the submitted abstracts:   – Persistent organic pollutants (POPs) (Christian Bogdal); – […]

  • 27 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    CIRIA, the construction industry research and information association, and Central Dredging Association (CEDA) will next Wednesday, February 4th, hold the Risk Assessment and Management of Contaminated Sediments event in London. The event will examine how the risks of contaminated sediments in UK could be assessed and managed. In some parts of the UK, increased dredging has been […]

  • 7 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The conference named “Contaminated Sediments: Environmental Chemistry, Ecotoxicology and Engineering” will be held from 8-13 March, 2015, at the Conference Centre Monte Verità, Ascona, Switzerland. Each topic will be introduced by one or more invited keynote speakers and completed with presentations selected from the submitted abstracts:   – Persistent organic pollutants (POPs) (Christian Bogdal); – […]

  • 3 December 2014
    Business & Finance

      The Eighth International Conference on Remediation and Management of Contaminated Sediments will take place on 12–15 January, 2015, in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Conference is organized and presented by Battelle and Sponsors including public-and private-sector organizations active in environmental assessment, remediation and management. Attendance is expected to be 900 to 1,000 scientists, engineers, regulators, remediation site […]

  • 1 December 2014
    Business & Finance

      The Eighth International Conference on Remediation and Management of Contaminated Sediments will be held on January 12-15, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Conference is organized and presented by Battelle and Sponsors including public-and private-sector organizations active in environmental assessment, remediation and management. Attendance is expected to be 900 to 1,000 scientists, engineers, regulators, […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Eighth International Conference on Remediation and Management of Contaminated Sediments will be held January 12-15, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Conference is organized and presented by Battelle and Sponsors including public-and private-sector organizations active in environmental assessment, remediation and management. Attendance is expected to be 900 to 1,000 scientists, engineers, regulators, remediation site […]

  • 24 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dave Himmelheber, Ph.D., a Geosyntec environmental engineer based in New Jersey, has published a chapter on contaminated sediments in a monograph issued by the environmental research arms of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). Dr. Himmelheber’s chapter, “In Situ Biotransformation of Contaminants in Sediments,” appears as part of Processes, Assessment and Remediation of Contaminated Sediments, […]

  • 10 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    During a routine environmental investigation of a cleanup site in Blaine, crews found contaminated soil within the footprint of a new building that was under construction in the Blaine Harbor industrial area. The Port of Bellingham and Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) removed approximately 230 cubic yards of contaminated soil from the construction site. The […]

  • 14 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    In the US alone, the Environmental Protection Agency has estimated that there is approximately 1.2 billion cubic yards of contaminated sediment under the country’s waterways. How is remediating contaminated sediments creating new markets for dredging contractors, vessel operators, and environmental professionals? To address this topic, WorkBoat.com has scheduled a March 27 webinar, “Contaminated River and […]

  • 31 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    GEI Consultants, Inc., one of the nation’s leading geotechnical, environmental, water resources, and ecological science and engineering firms announced the accelerated growth of its national Contaminated Sediments Practice. The company has strengthened its offerings both through acquisition and the hire of a number of senior experts and mid-level technical staff in waste engineering, marine ecology, […]

  • 6 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Seventh International Conference on Remediation of Contaminated Sediments will be held February 4-7, 2013, at Dallas Hyatt Riverfront Hotel. Maintaining the economic and biological viability of the environments of rivers, lakes, bays, and harbors requires management of complex series of actions related to accumulation in sediments of potentially hazardous contaminants, affecting a wide range […]

  • 20 November 2012

    Partrac are to present at and attend the 7th International Conference on Remediation of Contaminated Sediments in Dallas, Texas from 4th – 7th February 2013. Dr Kevin Black will present Partrac’s poster presentation, “Tracking the Movements of Contaminated Particulates in Urban Environments” on Wednesday 6th February. Dr Black will also chair the “Cap Construction and […]

  • 9 May 2012

    Bremerton Gasworks, a former coal gasification plant that operated in Bremerton, Washington from 1930 to 1963, will be listed on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s national list of highly contaminated sites. Bremerton Gasworks is located a mile and a half from downtown Bremerton, along the Port of Washington Narrows. EPA will manage the site under […]

  • 8 May 2012

    Today marks a milestone in the state’s transition to a new, clear and streamlined approach to the cleanup of contaminated sites – the deadline for those responsible to clean up these sites to enroll in the Licensed Site Remediation Professional Program. The LSRP program more efficiently deals with cleanups, many of which have languished for […]

  • 30 June 2011

    Federal cleanup crews in protective gear are scheduled to start digging up contaminated soil from yards in a residential Milton neighborhood…   More info: boston By Johanna Seltz [mappress] Source: boston, June 30, 2011

  • 27 May 2011

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and three other federal and state agencies will host a meeting June 2 to update the public on a contaminated sediment cleanup planned for the East Chicago and Hammond, Indiana, area. The cleanup, funded under the Great Lakes Legacy Act, involves the Grand Calumet River and Roxana Marsh, near the […]

  • 16 September 2010

    As the dredging in Depot Slough moves toward completion, Port of Toledo officials are also awaiting the outcome of a public comment period… (newportnewstimes) [mappress] Source: newportnewstimes, September 16, 2010;

  • 26 June 2020
    Environment

    After almost fourteen years, the Boskalis Environmental has successfully completed the Fox River Cleanup Project. This project in Green Bay, Wisconsin is one of the largest US sediment remediation projects. The scheme consisted of dredging, processing and capping of PCB-contaminated sediment from the riverbed. The job of Boskalis Environmental was to design, build and operate […]

  • 9 June 2020
    Equipment, Technology

    Jenkins Marine has just announced investment in new Prolec dig control system for dredging works. Supplied and installed by locally based James Fisher Prolec, the new electronic dig control system can be programmed with a customer’s detailed dredge design profile and existing seabed survey. The excavator operator can control the bucket with much greater accuracy […]

  • 5 June 2020
    Environment, Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Dredges are hard at work on the environmental cleanup of the New Bedford Harbor Superfund site in Massachusetts, reports the Foth. The New Bedford Port Authority’s Phase V dredging and CAD Cell No.4 project includes cleanup of approximately 3,000,000 square feet of New Bedford’s Lower Harbor area. Thanks to Foth’s design and construction management expertise, […]

  • 25 May 2020
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Texas Commission on Environmental Quality recently completed removal of nearly 14,000 cubic yards of contaminated sediment from the Donna Reservoir and Canal System Superfund site in South Texas. The sediment was removed from a half-mile section of the canal with the highest concentration of contamination from polychlorinated biphenyls […]

  • 15 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has signed a $2.9 million agreement to remediate contaminated sediment along the Detroit River in Detroit, Michigan. The contaminated sediment is within the Detroit River Area of Concern (AOC), identified by the United States and Canada as one of 43 toxic hotspots in the Great Lakes basin. Work will […]