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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Seattle would remove or contain contaminated soil and sediment on port property at the former Lora Lake Apartments in Burien and nearby at Sea-Tac Airport in SeaTac under a proposed legal agreement with the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology). The port plans to begin cleanup work in 2016, divided into three projects […]

  • 20 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last Friday, the partners involved in the Randle Reef sediment remediation project celebrated an important step forward with the awarding of three major contracts. These awards will allow the project to advance within the budget envelope, without compromising its environmental goals. The Stage One Construction contract was awarded to McNally Construction Inc. The first stage […]

  • 11 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Partrac is set to present the findings of a U.S. Department of Defense-funded project into the use of fluorescent magnetic particles for linking contaminant sources to sediments, at Battelle’s 2019 conference on the Remediation and Management of Contaminated Sediments this week in New Orleans (February 11-14).  Source control (reducing contamination from point or diffuse sources) […]

  • 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

  • 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 […]

  • 28 October 2011

    EPA has issued its Proposed Plan for the cleanup of the Centredale Manor Restoration Project Superfund Site in North Providence, R.I. The Proposed Plan presents multiple long-term cleanup alternatives for the cleanup of sediment, soil, surface water and groundwater contamination. EPA’s preferred cleanup alternative generally includes: • Removing buried waste material from Source Area (where […]

  • 1 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized its plan to clean up contaminated soil, ground water and six waste disposal areas at the American Cyanamid Superfund Site in Bridgewater Township, New Jersey, located adjacent to the Raritan River. The soil, ground water and waste disposal areas, called impoundments, are contaminated with volatile organic compounds and […]

  • 2 October 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a plan to clean up contaminated river sediment at the Grasse River Superfund site in Massena, New York. Past industrial activities have contaminated the river sediment with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), which are potentially cancer-causing chemicals that build up in the food chain and accumulate in the fatty tissue […]

  • 1 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finalized a cleanup plan that will remove contamination in the creek corridor of the Eighteen Mile Creek Superfund Site in Lockport, N.Y. The creek corridor is approximately one mile in length and extends from the Erie Canal to Harwood Street in Lockport. According to EPA, the Creek and […]

  • 14 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Fraser River Pile & Dredge (GP) Inc. recently took delivery of a Damen heavy-duty submersible dredge pump, the DOP350 that will be used to clean a contaminated harbor in the Great Lakes. The Fraser River was contracted by Public Works and Government Services Canada to carry out the cleanup of the largest Canadian contaminated site on the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 December 2011

    AquaBlok, Ltd., a leading manufacturer of composite particle materials for environmental remediation, has developed a new product for in-situ treatment and remediation of contaminated sediments. The new technology represents an improvement over costly remediation methods like dredging and conventional capping that can damage existing ecosystems. The company has developed a new in-situ reactive amendment based […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Plans to investigate the extent of contamination in Blaine Harbor from past industrial work are moving forward with a legal agreement between the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) and the Port of Bellingham. The specific area of focus is the Westman Marine cleanup site in the southeastern portion of the Blaine Harbor industrial area. The […]

  • 10 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized a plan to address contaminated ground water at the Cayuga County Ground Water Contamination Superfund site in Cayuga County, New York. Ground water at the site is contaminated with volatile organic compounds, which can cause serious damage to people’s health and the environment. The EPA held a public […]

  • 9 August 2013

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck was joined today by Congressmember Bill Pascrell, Jr., New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin, Bergen County Executive Kathleen A. Donovan, Mayor of Lyndhurst Robert Giangeruso and other dignitaries as she announced that work has begun to remove approximately 20,000 cubic yards of highly […]

  • 19 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Partrac Ltd, a Glasgow based marine, coastal survey and consultancy company, has reported a strong 2016. “Following a review of our 2016 performance, we have taken time to reflect on what was an exciting year for the Partrac team. We delivered monitoring, survey and consultancy projects for offshore wind, dredging, tidal energy and major water […]

  • 11 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Known more commonly as the home of the retired ore carrier/tourist attraction the William A. Irvin, Duluth’s Minnesota Slip is also home to 37,000 cubic yards of contaminated sediment. The contamination is the result of a century of industrial and shipping activities that left “legacy pollutants” that are likely destined for cleanup. This site is […]

  • 21 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin released yesterday the following statement after the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works passed the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Act of 2015 (S. 1024): “The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative is a critical program for our region, the health of our communities, and the protection of our clean water resource. “I […]

  • 17 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    On December 27, 2012, the EPA announced a proposed cleanup plan for the Gowanus Canal, which includes removing some of the contaminated sediment and capping dredged areas. The proposed plan also includes controls to prevent raw sewage overflows and other land-based sources of contamination from compromising the cleanup. The cost of the cleanup plan is […]

  • 11 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    EPA has selected its cleanup plan for addressing contaminated sediment, soil, surface water and groundwater at the Centredale Manor Restoration Project Superfund Site in North Providence, R.I. Residents living along the Woonasquatucket River, recreational visitors, including anglers, and construction workers as well as wildlife are potentially exposed to site contamination and these exposures may present […]

  • 7 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    EPA Region 7 has issued an amendment to the Record of Decision (ROD) for the 10th Street Superfund Site in Columbus, Neb. EPA signed the ROD for the site in February 1995 to address groundwater contamination. The selected remedy for the 1995 ROD was sampling of municipal and monitoring wells and institutional controls to limit […]

  • 12 October 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized a change to its plan to clean up ground water at the Liberty Industrial Finishing Superfund site in Farmingdale, New York. Industrial operations at the Liberty site, including aircraft parts manufacturing during the Second World War and metal plating and fiberglass manufacturing in the post-war years polluted ground […]

  • 9 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    IADC (International Association of Dredging Companies) has presented the latest findings on contaminated sediments at the PIANC’S SMART Rivers 2015 Conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Presenting about how to identify, clean, remediate and treat contaminated sediments, IADC on Tuesday, September 8th 2015, delivered a paper on, “Dredging Contaminated Sediments for Ports and Waterways Development“. Using case studies, dredging experts […]