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  • 19 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Caterpillar, a manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, has just introduced its new Cat® 307E2 mini hydraulic excavator. This new piece of equipment expands their mini hydraulic excavator machine range to include an additional solution for the seven to eight metric ton weight class. The 37.7kW (50.3 hp) Cat C2.4 turbo engine (U.S. EPA Tier 4 […]

  • 2 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S Environmental Protection Agency has announced that Central Michigan University in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, has received a $10 million Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant to monitor coastal wetlands around the Great Lakes basin over the next five years. This project expands an existing GLRI grant to the university for Great Lakes wetlands monitoring. “This new […]

  • 17 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The introduction of the 313F, 315F, 316F, and 318F completes Caterpillar’s launch of its U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV 11- to 90-ton tracked excavator family. “Customers choose Cat® excavators because they make more money with our products,” said Brian Abbott, worldwide product manager for Caterpillar’s small excavator platform. “We focus on understanding each […]

  • 19 April 2012

    Acording to LoHud.com, the federal Environmental Protection Agency this week decided to take another month as it completes its five-year review of the efforts to remove PCBs from the upper Hudson River. Some environmental groups and officials had publicly worried the agency wasn’t allowing enough time to perform the review. Only two years of dredging […]

  • 10 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Caterpillar has introduced its new Cat® 320D2 GC hydraulic excavator, engineered for low operating costs, simple routine maintenance, high productivity and long-term durability. Equipped with a four-cylinder, turbocharged Cat 3054CA engine, the new model is exceptionally fuel efficient, delivering fuel savings up to  19 percent, compared with the C7.1 engine on the 320D2. This machine features […]

  • 18 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    As part of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP), dredging for the outer harbor began September 10th onboard the cutter head dredge Alaska. The vessel is situated approximately four miles offshore from Tybee Island in the entrance channel to Savannah harbor. Alaska’s three-section crew will work around the clock until a pair of hopper dredges, […]

  • 5 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Chatham Rock Phosphate has announced that it has advised the Environmental Protection Authority that it will remove the eastern end of application area covered by prospecting permit 55967, comprising 4,985 km2 and representing about half the total, so the area for which marine consent is being applied now totals 5,207 km2. “Reducing the size of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging of the Maria Creek Channel started on Thursday, 28 December, with approximately 5000 cubic meters of material removed so far, Kingston District Council said in their latest project update.  It is estimated that a further 25,000 cubic meters remains within the channel which is expected to take a further four weeks or more to clear. […]

  • 16 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued a Request for Applications soliciting proposals from states, municipalities, tribes, universities and nonprofit organizations for Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grants to fund new projects to restore and protect the Great Lakes. Up to $9.5 million will be available during the current funding cycle. Grants will be awarded on a […]

  • 10 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The upper Hudson River dredging project, administered by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and General Electric (GE), will be in progress during the 2015 Navigation Season between the confluence of the Mohawk River and Lock C-8 in Fort Edward. The dredging operations are lighted, have day shapes and arrow boards displayed, according to […]

  • 5 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Over the past fiscal year (Oct. 1, 2012 to Sept. 30, 2013), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 4 has cited 23 entities throughout the Southeast for depositing dredged and/or fill material into wetlands or other waters of the United States in violation of Section 404 of the Clean Water Act (CWA). Such unauthorized […]

  • 20 November 2012

    As General Electric wraps up its Hudson River dredging project for the year, a report that shows the process is effectively removing toxic PCB pollution and highlights the need to expand the scope when it resumes next year in order to capture large pockets of contamination that are currently not slated for cleanup. As GE […]

  • 4 February 2011

    In compliance with the annual dredging of the Sumas River, a tributary of the Fraser River in the Canadian province of British Columbia and… (seedol) [mappress] Source: seedol, February 4, 2011

  • 31 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a plan to clean up contaminated ground water at the Shenandoah Road Ground water Contamination Superfund site in a rural area of East Fishkill, New York. Past industrial activities contaminated the ground water with tetrachloroethene, commonly known as PCE, which is a volatile organic compound that can have […]

  • 15 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Major works are underway on the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project, known informally as SHEP, with dredge Alaska deepening seaward portion of the harbor, which extends 18.5 miles from Fort Pulaski into the Atlantic Ocean. Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company started dredging of the Savannah’s outer harbor last Thursday, 11 September. The SHEP is being undertaken to accommodate the expansion […]

  • 10 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ohio EPA and the Ashtabula River Remedial Action Program Advisory Council have scheduled a Feb. 20, 2014, public meeting to update the community on restoration of the Ashtabula River Area of Concern. The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. at Kent State University’s Ashtabula Campus (Blue and Gold Room), 3300 Lake Road West, Ashtabula. The […]

  • 23 February 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency sent to the White House a final, new clean water guidance meant to protect rivers, streams, and wetlands from pollution, restoring Clean Water Act safeguards that were in place for decades but recently placed in jeopardy. The following statement is from Earthjustice President Trip Van Noppen, commending the EPA and […]

  • 7 June 2012

    The environmental groups says the latest federal review of the PCB cleanup of the upper Hudson River provides more evidence that the dredging area should be expanded, The Wall Street Journal reports. A coalition of environmentalists said the review also acknowledges that PCBs in one stretch of the river will be reduced about half as […]

  • 23 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The upper Hudson River dredging project, administered by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and General Electric (GE), will be in progress during the 2015 Navigation Season between the confluence of the Mohawk River and Lock C-8 in Fort Edward. The dredging operations are lighted, have day shapes and arrow boards displayed, announced the […]

  • 17 March 2014

    Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge has sent a letter to the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA), asking it to reject a proposal by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to discharge dredged material into the open waters of Lake Erie. The Ohio EPA has responsibility under the Federal Clean Water Act to certify whether proposed discharge […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 May 2011

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa P. Jackson convened an official meeting of the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Task Force in Mobile, Alabama. During the meeting, the task force created a citizens’ advisory committee to help guide the group’s efforts and released a strategy background document outlining the priorities of the ongoing gulf restoration. The […]

  • 11 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    General Electric is working aggressively to refine plans for the sixth and final season of dredging, which will be performed later this year from May through November. When dredging is completed this year, GE will have removed 100 percent of the PCBs targeted by EPA for removal — more than 2.65 million cubic yards of […]

  • 12 September 2013

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Deputy Administrator Bob Perciasepe announced a new 2013 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant at Great Lakes Week in Milwaukee. The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will receive more than $1.5 million for several Milwaukee Estuary and Great Lakes projects. “The Great Lakes are critical to our economy and support millions of […]

  • 14 September 2011

    Though high waters from torrential rains briefly sidelined crews dredging PCBs from the Hudson River, administrators of the massive cleanup… By MICHAEL HILL AP (news) [mappress] Source: news, September 14, 2011