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  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Yesterday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency signed an enforceable agreement with Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC (Duke) to perform a comprehensive assessment, determine the location of coal ash deposits and to remove deposits along the Dan River as deemed appropriate by EPA in consultation with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service as a result of the […]

  • 22 May 2014
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    The Barnegat Inlet North Jetty repair program is currently underway. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has contracted with Agate Construction to complete this task. The navigable channel in Barnegat Inlet is narrow due to shoaling on the south side and in the center. Natural changes in the inlet typically cause the water to be […]

  • 21 May 2014
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    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, said that the Lake Montauk Harbor dredging project will be undertaken during the October-December 2014 window. According to the project planning, sand dredged from this area will be used for the West Jetty beach replenishment. The estimated cost of the project is between $500,000.00 and $1 million, […]

  • 20 May 2014
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    People in Wiltshire and Berkshire are invited to take a charity boat trip along the scenic Kennet and Avon Canal on Sunday, 25 May. The trips will raise money for vital repairs to the waterway, which was damaged by the torrential weather earlier in the year. These trips, which are being run by the Kennet […]

  • 15 May 2014
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    Approximately 15,000 cubic yards of unclassified material will be dredged soon from the United States Coast Guard Tradd Street Pier in Charleston, South Carolina. The total value of the project is between $1 million and $5 million, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District. All material will be placed at the Drum […]

  • 15 May 2014
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    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, plans to repair the Bearskin Neck Jetty in Rockport Harbor in Rockport, Massachusetts, beginning in October 2014 and extending over a 5 to 6 month period. The work of this project consists of repairing the 540-foot-long jetty that was damaged during Hurricane Sandy. In anticipation of […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    ASL Marine Holdings Ltd, an integrated marine company offering comprehensive services in shipbuilding, shiprepair and conversion, shipchartering and dredging engineering, reported revenue of S$144.8 million and net profit attributable to shareholders of S$5.6 million for the three months ended 31 March 2014. The group recorded growth in shiprepair, conversion and engineering segment, which was offset […]

  • 14 May 2014
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    Members of the public are invited to find out more about Bath & North East Somerset Council’s plans to prepare the natural environment on the River Avon for regeneration projects and reconnect the river to the heart of Bath. Bath & North East Somerset Council and the Environment Agency are working together on a major […]

  • 13 May 2014
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    Work to repair the storm-battered sea wall at Chesil Cove on Portland has been completed by Weymouth & Portland Borough Council in partnership with the Environment Agency and contractor Team Van Oord Ltd. Heavy winds and strong tides hit the Dorset coast hard during the winter period, damaging sections of the wall and stripping Chesil […]

  • 13 May 2014
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    On May 19, 2014, EPA contractors will mobilize for construction work at the Sutton Brook Disposal Area Superfund Site in Tewksbury. Planned work includes excavation and consolidation of contaminated soil and sediments which will be then be placed under a landfill cap. The construction work is expected to continue into 2016. During the initial mobilization […]

  • 12 May 2014
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    In preparation for the onset of the rainy season and flooding, the city government of Parañaque City, has put in motion a comprehensive flood control program that includes the construction of a major diversion creek and the clearing of creeks and canals as well as the relocation of informal settler families living along critical waterways. […]

  • 8 May 2014
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    On April 11, 2014, at Newark Riverfront Park’s Orange Boardwalk, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced its long-awaited cleanup plan for the lower eight miles of the Passaic River. The proposal includes bank-to-bank dredging of the river and the removal of 4.3 million cubic yards of contaminated sediment. As per Superfund law, the clean-up will […]

  • 8 May 2014
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    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced that the Sandy Hook Bay Marina in Highlands, New Jersey, will receive $692,890 in federal funds for repairs to an older section of the marina that was damaged as a result of Superstorm Sandy. The funding is being provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service through the Boating […]

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

    Hydrex diver and technician team carried out underwater stern tube seal repairs on a 157-meter dredger in Montevideo, Uruguay. The ship was suffering from an oil leak, making an onsite repair necessary. Using a Hydrex flexible mobdock the team was able to carry out the entire operation on-site and underwater, saving the owner an expensive […]

  • 7 May 2014
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    The U. S. Environmental Protection Agency is reviewing site cleanups and remedies at the 16 Superfund Sites in Pennsylvania. These routine check-ups, known as ‘five-year reviews,’ will be done at Superfund sites across the Mid-Atlantic region this year. EPA conducts evaluations every five years to determine if the remedies at each site continue to be […]

  • 6 May 2014
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    The Department of Environmental Protection’s Office of Ecosystem Projects introduced a consolidated Environmental Resource Permit, or ERP, to the United States Army Corps of Engineers for the Herbert Hoover Dike (HHD) Repair and Rehabilitation Project (R&R Project). The permit authorizes construction and replacement of Culverts 2, 12A and HP-2 with new water control structures S-278 […]

  • 2 May 2014
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    According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, the dredging projects in the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) Main Channel & West Channel, and in the Los Angeles River Estuary (LARE), will be undertaken in the coming months. Around 100,000 cubic yards of material will be removed from the POLA channels, and […]

  • 1 May 2014
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    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, has unveiled a plan for the Burns Harbor dredging scheme. The harbor is divided into two areas: East and West Arms (EWA) and Outer Harbor-Approach Channel (OH-AC). The dredged material from EWA will be disposed at the Deep Water disposal site and material from OH-AC will be […]

  • 1 May 2014
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    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will revise and re-propose the plan to remove sediment contaminated with mercury and lead from the Acid Brook Delta and other parts of Pompton Lake in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey. The EPA had previously finalized a plan, which was contained in a permit requiring cleanup of the Acid Brook delta […]

  • 30 April 2014
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    The Maryland Port Administration (MPA) applauded the recent decision by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to award a grant of $750,000 for the Port of Baltimore’s Dray Truck Replacement Program, extending the program through March 2016. The $750,000 grant was part of $4.2 million in Diesel Emission Reduction Act grants awarded by the EPA to six U.S. ports […]

  • 30 April 2014
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    Astika Holdings Inc. confirmed its decision to engage in international trade and transactions with Nantong since its economic growth and foreign investments have exceeded all other cities in China’s Yangtze Economic Zone. Mark Richards, the director for Astika Holdings, said: “Astika’s ongoing strategy through opportunistic high growth sector acquisitions include Nantong Dredging Machinery CO. LTD. […]

  • 25 April 2014
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    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, made plans to invite contractors for the Detroit River maintenance dredging program. The areas that will be dredged are specified by the Government. During this cleanup project, water samples will be collected at the overflow weir, stored and analyzed by the Government. The estimated cost of dredging […]

  • 25 April 2014
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    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. […]

  • 24 April 2014
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    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, reinforced the north jetty at the Indian River Inlet as part of Hurricane Sandy Repairs. Work involved placing marine mattresses, filling voids and positioning capstones on top. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, April 24, 2014

  • 24 April 2014
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    A stretch of the Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal will be reopened for boats tomorrow, following around £1million of repairs to stabilise an embankment which had ‘slipped’ after it had become so saturated with rain over the wet winter period that it slumped down the hillside. “We are installing almost 500 massive pins, each 10-15 metres […]

  • 23 April 2014
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    Reef Subsea was created in 2010 in a joint venture between the oil and gas private equity investor HitecVision and Rieber Shipping. Following three years of growth in operations in the three current business lines, a strategic review by the board of directors and the owner of HitecVision has led to the re-organization of the […]