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  • 8 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Senior U.S. District Judge, Donald Nugent, ruled in favor of the state of Ohio on Friday, ordering the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to pay the costs of dumping sediment from its 2015 dredging into lake contaminant dikes. In his 52-page opinion, Judge Donald Nugent said that USACE “unreasonably delayed” the dredging of the Cuyahoga […]

  • 16 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Canal & River Trust (UK) has announced an update on a £43.6 million winter works program being performed across England & Wales. According to the update, dredging has been completed on the Macclesfield Canal and on the Worcester & Birmingham Canal, where the Trust has removed 27,000 tons of contaminated sediment at Titford Pools. In […]

  • 13 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Department of Environment and Natural Resources-XI and the Provincial Government of Compostela Valley in the Philippines have signed a Joint Special Order creating a Technical Working Group (TWG) and Working Committees tasked to formulate the Naboc River Rehabilitation Master Plan. Signing parties of the Joint Special Order were Assistant Secretary for Field Operations-Eastern Mindanao and […]

  • 6 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    As the Environmental Protection Agency is about to release a second five-year review of the Hudson River Superfund site to determine whether the dredging remedy is complete, U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand are calling on EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler to deny a certificate of completion to General Electric at this time. […]

  • 28 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded $485,000 to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) for testing water quality along the state’s Gulf Coast. The sampling results will contribute to EPA’s National Coastal Conditions Assessment (NCCA). The NCCA is a survey of the nation’s coastal waters which EPA and state partners conduct […]

  • 24 November 2011

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has extended the initial 45-day comment period relating to the remediation of the Acid Brook Delta and the public hearing, because the community was not notified in time. The new public comment period has been extended through January 13 and the public hearing has been rescheduled for 7 p.m. on […]

  • 2 December 2011

    MP Larry Miller expects to learn by early next week more about his Conservative government’s decision on his request for the feds to dredge the federally owned Owen Sound Harbour. The federal member for Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound insists on a maintenance dredge. No dredging has been conducted for at least 25 years. “But that doesn’t take […]

  • 14 March 2012

    The first independent scientific investigation of the marine life contamination in Gladstone harbour still hasn’t prompted the Government to suspend the likely cause of the ecological crisis –mass dredging and dumping, Australian Greens environment spokesperson Senator Larissa Waters said today. “This is the very first scientific study not conducted by the Queensland Government or the […]

  • 23 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) announced that it has appointed Cashman-Weeks NB to build the Marine Commerce Terminal and to undertake the associated dredging works, reports southcoasttoday.com. Regarding this announcement, Mayor Jon Mitchell said: “The awarding of the contract and the start of dredging for the South Terminal project means that it is at […]

  • 20 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    EPA is issuing its final approval to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to construct the South Terminal project, a 28-acre marine terminal in New Bedford Harbor, the primary purpose of which will be to provide critical infrastructure to serve offshore renewable energy facilities and accommodate future international shipping. The Commonwealth requested that EPA include the South […]

  • 21 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton has just announced that her amendment to the fiscal year 2020 Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill to increase funding for the Anacostia Watershed Restoration Program by $5 million passed the House of Representatives on Jun 19, 2019. Building on Norton’s work to restore the Anacostia River, the funding would help […]

  • 27 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Organized in collaboration with DISTAV-University of Genoa and the Port Authority of Genoa, the 10th International SedNet Conference will take place from 14-17 June 2017, at the Palazzo San Giorgio in Genoa, Italy. The conference, named ‘Sediments on the Move’, refers to the fact that sediment moves from the mountains to the sea and from […]

  • 23 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ohio EPA will hold a public meeting on a proposal to remove a Beneficial Use Impairment from the federally designated Ashtabula River Area of Concern (AOC). The meeting will be held December 4, 2017, at 6 p.m. at the Harbor-Topky Memorial Library. Approximately 500,000 cubic yards of contaminated sediments were dredged from the lower 2.5 […]

  • 6 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging works resumed at Indiana Harbor June 4, 2018, and will continue through fall 2018, a continuation of the dredging that began in September 2017 and stopped November 2017 for the winter season, reports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District. The contractors, a joint venture with Kokosing Construction Company, Ohio and O’Brien and Gere, Illinois, […]

  • 8 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Jan De Nul recently put its suction dredger, PETRUS PLANCIUS, back into operation after a successful conversion into an environmental dredger. IHC Services designed the technical solution that could operate the dredger with either a cutter or silt suction head. The IHC Beaver 1600, built in 2008, needed to be adjusted for a challenging environmental […]

  • 11 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is proposing cleanup action for East Whitaker Pond, located within the Columbia Slough watershed. The proposed remedial action includes a combination of soil removal, dredging of contaminated sediments and placing a thin layer of clean material across the majority of the pond. In some locations, the clean material will include an […]

  • 29 April 2012

      After 2 years of the Hudson River dredging, crews from the Environmental Protection Agency will be returning to the river this season. The EPA was originally scheduled to finish their review of the PCB contamination and cleanup by the end of this month, but recently decided to extend the review one more month. The […]

  • 22 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Peab has won a $13.1 million Horten Municipality contract to clear, clean and construct a new seabed in the Horten harbor basin, Norway.  “The project was interesting from a technical, environmental and societal perspective and it inspired us to do other such work. Therefore I’m very proud and pleased that Peab has received this contract,” […]

  • 7 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will next week hold a “drop-in” sessions in Edgewater, N.J. to get the latest information on the start of the first phase of cleanup work at the Quanta Resources Superfund site. The public meeting takes place from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. and from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 […]

  • 13 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Central Dredging Association (CEDA) has announced that the 10th International SedNet Conference will take place from 14-17 June 2017, at the Palazzo San Giorgio in Genoa, Italy. The conference, named ‘Sediments on the Move’, refers to the fact that sediment moves from the mountains to the sea and from fresh water to marine environments […]

  • 25 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    HYPACK Inc., a worldwide leader in hydrographic surveying and dredging software, was selected for the Kishon River Restoration Project. The Israeli Environmental Protection Minister launched an IMS Versi-Dredge® outfitted with the DREDGEPACK® real time dredge monitoring system. Throughout the next several months, DREDGEPACK® will be used to help eliminate the pollution in the Kishon River. […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      FriGeo has landed a very prestigious contract regarding freeze dredging in the Värta harbor, outside Stockholm, Sweden. The Swedish Harbors introduced a plan to create a new pier for passenger traffic there. The main contractor, and the FriGeo customer, is Danish company Aarsleff. “We are very pleased to be chosen for this comprehensive assignment”, […]

  • 28 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Jacobs has received Notice to Proceed for a single-award contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Buffalo District for remediation services required at the Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program Shallow Land Disposal Area (SLDA) site in Parks Township, PA. Support includes development of work site and safety plans as well as excavation, storage and […]

  • 15 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The public is invited to look over and comment on on-going cleanup plans for the Lower green Bay and Fox River areas. A new Remedial Action Plan Update for the Lower Green Bay and Fox River Area of Concern is now available for public review. The update lists specific actions that will be important for […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman and Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Bob Martin have announced that a Superior Court judge has approved a $190 million settlement with Occidental Chemical Corp. that resolves the company’s liability for contamination of the Passaic River. Approved by Superior Court Judge Sebastian P. Lombardi on Tuesday, the Occidental […]