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  • 2 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Donjon Marine Co., Inc. dredging and marine salvage company headquartered in Hillside, New Jersey, has signed a $13.9 million firm-fixed-price contract with options for the New Bay/New Jersey maintenance dredging scheme. This dredging work will remove a substantial amount of contaminated sediment from the mentioned area and placed it in confined sites. The estimated completion date […]

  • 7 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    LUSCHI has announced that it has added a 2,000 m³ hopper dredger “LUSCHI IX” to its fleet. The equipment (capacity 2,350 tons, and overall length 82,71 m) is currently being updated and it is expected to be ready for dredging very soon, thereby performing important maritime related works in Brazil and South America. LUSCHI has […]

  • 30 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Royal Smals, a Dutch company involved in hydraulic and civil-engineering works, has just released a video about their lake cleanup work in Reinickendorf, the twelfth borough of Berlin, Germany. During the cleanup program, the company dredged 26,000m³ of contaminated silt and removed the abundant flora from this area. “We worked with our smallest eco-friendly cutter […]

  • 5 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The 8th International SedNet Conference is scheduled for 6-9 November 2013, in Lisbon, Portugal. The program consists of key-note presentations and parallel lecture sessions on: • Sediments and ecosystems (and their services); • Integrated sediment management; • Sustainable dredged material management; • Sediment quality and quantity issues; • Interaction between fluvial, estuarine and coastal sediment. […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 5 Administrator/Great Lakes National Program Manager Susan Hedman yesterday joined Ishpeming Mayor Mike Tall, state officials and local residents at Deer Lake in Ishpeming, Michigan, to mark the removal of this toxic hotspot from a binational list of “Areas of Concern” targeted for cleanup in the 1987 U.S.-Canada Great Lakes […]

  • 17 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the completion of all dredging and habitat restoration projects required to remove the Sheboygan River “Area of Concern” from a list of toxic hot spots identified in the 1987 Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement. “Thanks to the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative and our dedicated federal, state and local partners, […]

  • 11 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Justice, on behalf of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), along with the Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office, on behalf of the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, have reached a settlement with AVX Corp. for $366.25 million plus interest regarding the New Bedford Harbor Superfund Site, in New Bedford, Mass. The settlement paves […]

  • 24 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. has received a single-award contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to provide environmental remediation and restoration, technical support and facility maintenance at the New Bedford Harbor Superfund Site in New Bedford, MA. Jacobs has supported USACE in this capacity at the site since early 2004. The […]

  • 11 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The 8th International SedNet Conference is scheduled for 6-9 November 2013, in Lisbon, Portugal. The program consists of key-note presentations and parallel lecture sessions on: • Sediments and ecosystems (and their services); • Integrated sediment management; • Sustainable dredged material management; • Sediment quality and quantity issues; • Interaction between fluvial, estuarine and coastal sediment. […]

  • 18 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The final phase of environmental dredging of the Buffalo River will commence this week, according to dec.ny.gov. Barges will travel up and down the river as the dredging continues around the clock through December, and river users are asked to use caution when navigating around them. Contaminated sediment from the river bottom will be removed, […]

  • 22 May 2012

    Crews will return to the Eldridge Municipal Landfill cleanup site in Bellingham’s Little Squalicum Park this week to collect soil and groundwater samples. The samples will help determine if cleanup work was effective. From August to October 2011, contractors working for the city of Bellingham removed 4,290 tons of landfill debris and contaminated soil from […]

  • 31 July 2013

    Cashman Dredging & Marine Contracting Company was awarded a $5,689,000 contract on July 30, 2013 for the New Bedford Harbor, Lower Harbor CAD cell. Approximately 32,000 cubic yards of contaminated material will be removed from the top of the CAD footprint and deposited into existing CAD cells. An additional 99,000 cubic yards of material will […]

  • 8 February 2013

    Northern Ireland Fishery Harbour Authority has announced a plan for the dredging and quay repairs project at the Downpatrick area. This development program includes improvement and repair of the existing quay wall with additional dredging involving the disposal of contaminated silt deposit to a non-marine designated site. The total value of this project will be […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Months of planning and public meetings are complete and now there is a proposal to clean up the mercury contamination in Lake Superior on the north side of the Thunder Bay harbor. The non profit environmental group, Eco Superior, commissioned the report and spokesperson Jamie Saunders said it all comes down to one recommendation, which […]

  • 12 August 2010

    The state Canal Corp. worked Wednesday to begin dredging the Utica Harbor in North Utica. The project will take about 3 months – including more than a month at the harbor’s “neck” and several more months of digging out the contaminated sediments at the harbor floor, Canal Corp. officials said. Eventually, land around the harbor […]

  • 25 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Isle of Man Government is continuing to explore options for the treatment and disposal of problematic silt from Peel Marina. “The Department of Infrastructure wants to hear from companies that can offer a method of removing a sufficient level of contaminants to allow the dredged material to be recycled or disposed of at sea,” […]

  • 24 September 2012

    According to nwitimes.com, the equipment for the Indiana Harbor and Ship Canal dredging project still has not been delivered. Mike Nguyen, project manager, stated: ”Contractors for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers were scheduled to begin removing contaminated sediment from the waterways early this month, but operations are now expected to begin in late October.” […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a plan to clean up contaminated soil and sediment at the Lower Ley Creek area of the Onondaga Lake Superfund Site located in the Town of Salina, Onondaga County. The EPA will hold a public meeting today to explain the proposed plan and is encouraging public comments. The […]

  • 4 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Last month, the Port of Everett began soliciting bids for the final phase of its Everett Shipyard Cleanup project, located along West Marine View Drive between 15th and 14th Street. The mostly in-water cleanup project has a price tag of between $5.2 million and $6 million. The cleanup, which is being done in partnership with […]

  • 16 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The 8th International SedNet Conference is scheduled for 6-9 November 2013, in Lisbon, Portugal. The program consists of key-note presentations and parallel lecture sessions on: • Sediments and ecosystems (and their services); • Integrated sediment management; • Sustainable dredged material management; • Sediment quality and quantity issues; • Interaction between fluvial, estuarine and coastal sediment. […]

  • 12 June 2012

    EPA and the states of Massachusetts and Connecticut will be holding a second round of public meetings next week to discuss next steps for the potential clean up of the Housatonic River in western Massachusetts and Connecticut. EPA and the states have been working cooperatively for the last several months to discuss potential approaches to […]

  • 7 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is about to hold another public meeting that will discuss the EPA’s second review of the cleanup of PCB-contaminated sediment in the upper Hudson River. The meeting is set for August 9th and will take place at John Jay College in Midtown Manhattan. This is the third public meeting to present […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Bronx River Alliance announced that Starlight Park, a reclaimed and expanding park which opened in 2013, has received $4.4 million from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation to strengthen Starlight’s shoreline along the Bronx River. The money will be used to re-naturalize the shoreline, restore habitat function, and remove contaminated soil within the park. […]

  • 17 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sevenson Environmental work crews at the Welsbach & General Gas Mantle Superfund Site in Camden and Gloucester City, N.J., have worked more than one million total safe man hours without a lost time accident in more than nine years of work, dating back to August 2004. “We developed and implemented a Site Safety and Health […]

  • 28 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    About 5,000 cubic yards of material unsuitable for open water placement is being dredged from the Duwamish River by a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contractor beginning Jan. 25. The contractor will use a specially-designed clamshell bucket and approved dredging procedures designed to minimize sediment resuspension and remove the unsuitable material. The Corps’ Seattle District […]

  • 28 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With the second phase of Pompton Lake cleanup underway, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has just released “Questions & Answers” document regarding the dredging/soil removal project. Lake bottom sediment was contaminated with mercury and lead from the DuPont (now Chemours) Pompton Lakes Works Site in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey. What work will be completed […]