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  • 21 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. EPA and partners will soon begin work at two projects funded by the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative in the St. Louis River Area of Concern. Cleanup activities are slated to begin at Azcon Slip in Duluth, Minn., and Howards Bay in Superior, Wis. Both projects will remediate contaminated sediment under the authority of […]

  • 21 September 2020
    Environment

    Envisan, the environmental subsidiary of Jan De Nul Group, has started remediation works to treat the ground contamination in the Lieve riverbed. Over the next six weeks, the company will install innovative reactive mats in De Lieve watercourse. They will address historical soil and groundwater pollution caused by 19th century industrial activities, the company said […]

  • 18 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Land & Water Group, UK’s provider of solutions for wet civil engineering projects where land meets water, today started the dredging works at Thurrock on the River Thames. The main goal of the scheme is to remove contaminated materials from the berth of the marine terminal so deeper ships can enter. “The Land & Water […]

  • 17 September 2020
    Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will remove more than 130,000 cubic yards of material, including contaminated sediment and debris, from Howards Bay in Superior, Wisconsin beginning this fall. The removal is part of the maintenance dredging contract awarded to La Crosse, Wisconsin-based, J.F. Brennan Company, Inc. “Cleanup of sediment at Howards Bay is a […]

  • 16 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Construction works are underway to prepare the Järviluoto settling basin for the contaminated dredged soil, informs the Port of Rauma, Finland. In the spring of 2020, the port received a permit to relocate contaminated soil into the southwest corner of Järviluoto. The Järviluoto island site was originally built for the fairway dredging project in 2016–2017. […]

  • 7 September 2020

    Kokosing Construction Co. and O’Brien & Gere JV has won a $10,281,100 firm-fixed-price contract to provide 24/7 construction management services that include extensive water treatment management services and dredging material disposal and related services at the Indiana Harbor & Canal Confined Disposal Facility (CDF). Bids were solicited via the internet with one received, according to […]

  • 4 September 2020
    Business development

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced the official removal of the Lower Menominee River Area of Concern (AOC) from a list of heavily polluted sites located within the Great Lakes basin. A total of 43 AOCs were originally identified in the U.S. and Canada in the 1980s, primarily due to legacy contamination and degraded […]

  • 18 August 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 […]

  • 13 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator, Andrew Wheeler, yesterday wrapped up his visit to the Badger State making a series of announcements related to the Superfund program, aimed to cleanup highly polluted sites across the country. At the Fox River Superfund Site in Green Bay, Administrator Wheeler announced the completion of more than two decades […]

  • 13 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    The lower Menominee River was taken off a list of polluted areas in need of remediation by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Tuesday.  EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced in Marinette that the river was deemed clean enough to be removed from the list after a remediation process that began in the late 1980s.  During […]

  • 6 August 2020
    Business development

    The Flemish government, Port of Antwerp and contractor SeReAnt (a partnership between the Jan De Nul GROUP and DEME environmental companies) will begin dredging and processing the most polluted dredging sludge at the port, the so-called TBT sludge, this month. “After years of research, there is now finally a solution to this historical pollution. This […]

  • 3 August 2020
    Environment

    J.E. McAmis, Inc., has completed pile removal and in water sand capping of the Astoria Marine Construction Company (AMMCO) site in Astoria, OR. The site was contaminated with hazardous chemicals from historical ship manufacturing and repair operations. Contamination was in soil on the property and in nearby riverbed sediment in the Lewis and Clark River […]

  • 29 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. EPA yesterday released its final plan for the cleanup of Quendall Terminals in Renton, a former creosote manufacturing plant and oil storage facility along Lake Washington, where for decades creosote, coal tar, and other hazardous chemicals accumulated on the land, in groundwater, and in lake sediments. EPA divided the site into two “operable […]

  • 29 July 2020
    Environment

    J.E. McAmis, Inc., has just announced that the company is working on pile removal and in water sand capping of the Astoria Marine Construction Company (AMMCO) site in Astoria, OR. The site is contaminated with hazardous chemicals from historical ship manufacturing and repair operations. Contamination is in soil on the property and in nearby riverbed […]

  • 27 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos last week announced a landmark agreement (PDF) between DEC and Arconic, Inc. Under the agreement, Arconic will provide more than $2.25 million to protect and restore critical habitat at the Grasse River Federal Superfund site in Massena, NY. Arconic is required by the U.S. […]

  • 13 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Starting this week, the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality will begin overseeing the clean up of the last significant legacy contamination in the downtown reach of the Willamette River. NW Natural will be removing contaminated sediment at the former Portland Gas Manufacturing. This work will address historical contamination resulting from gas manufacturing operations along the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has modified a plan to address sediment contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) at the Grasse River Superfund Site in Massena, New York. The modification calls for removal of an additional 90,000 cubic yards of sediment from an area of the river near Snug Harbor, instead of capping. “EPA continues […]

  • 31 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has signed a $4.5 million agreement to remediate contaminated sediment in the St. Louis River Area of Concern (AOC) on Lake Superior. The St. Louis River AOC is one of 43 toxic hotspots identified by the United States and Canada in the Great Lakes basin, and is the second […]

  • 18 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA), with input from the public, has selected a cleanup remedy for the sediment contamination at Munger Landing in the St. Louis River Area of Concern (SLRAOC), a collection of several contaminated sites in the St. Louis River and Duluth Harbor. The MPCA, along with the Wisconsin Department of Natural […]

  • 13 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has begun removal of PCB contaminated sediment at the Donna Canal and Reservoir Superfund (DCRS) site in Donna, Hidalgo Co., Texas. According to EPA, this Remedial Action will include bank restoration, sediment excavation and disposal. Under the plan, the total amount of sediment to be excavated is 20,000 […]

  • 20 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    DEME Group is currently carrying out several dredging projects in Southern European ports. ”Our trailing suction hopper dredger Breydel is deployed in Italy for the deepening of the inner channel and internal basin in the Port of Salerno, further improving the port’s access. Recently, we also carried out dredging works in the ports of Naples […]

  • 30 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Wasa Dredging, a Finnish water construction company, today shared this beautiful photo of their backhoe dredger Harald on the Norrköping Port’s, Pampus Harbor deepening project. Works are progressing according to plan in the Port of Norrköping, where Wasa Dredging as the main contractor – besides dredging works – also performs the removal of contaminated masses […]