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  • 18 February 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 […]

  • 4 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A supplemental Environmental Impact Statement on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Grays Harbor Navigation Improvement Project will be available for review and comment July 11 – Aug. 11, 2014. The Corps has produced a limited reevaluation report and supplemental EIS resulting from a General Investigation of dredging the federal navigation channel to its legislatively […]

  • 21 June 2012

    A bill allowing North Myrtle Beach to use a special tax district to pay to dredge Cherry Grove’s canals is now law, reports myrtlebeachonline.com. The House overrode Gov. Nikky Haley’s veto, which objected to expand the special dredging tax district. Final meeting, of the special committee for capital projects,will be held today. Chairman Dan Stacy […]

  • 11 July 2012

    Congressman Cedric Richmond released the following statement in response to the inclusion of the RESTORE Act in the transportation bill. “The inclusion of the RESTORE Act in the final transportation bill marks a significant victory for recovery efforts in Louisiana,” said Congressman Cedric Richmond. “The bill requires that 80 percent of the Deepwater Horizon fines […]

  • 9 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Natural Resources Wales’ £6.8 million scheme to protect over 400 properties in Fairbourne, Gwynedd from flooding reaches its final stage this week. A new area of saltmarsh is being created at Morfa Friog, in line with the planning condition for the flood scheme. This area will mitigate for the natural habitats that will be lost […]

  • 10 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Board of the Pacific Chapter of WEDA (Western Dredging Association) has announced the final deadline for submitting abstracts for a technical presentation that will be held during Fall 2015 conference in San Rafael, California. Presentations on all aspects of dredging and disposal, navigation structures, environmental restoration, and related topics are welcome and presentations specifically relevant to […]

  • 1 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    This week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will begin the final stage of cleanup work on Portage Creek, which flows into Michigan’s Kalamazoo River. Approximately 4,000 cubic yards of contaminated sediment will be removed from the creek. EPA expects to complete the Portage Creek cleanup this year — months ahead of the initially-projected Summer 2014 […]

  • 11 July 2012

    After being forced off the water by Tropical Storm Debby, the dredging of Blind Pass is finally underway – three weeks behind schedule. According to nbc-2.com, the crews on the project faced multiple setbacks, including the weather from Debby and broken pump motor, which has since been repaired. And Monday night, crews started pulling sand […]

  • 12 October 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized its plan to address contaminated ground water at the Cornell-Dubilier Electronics Superfund site in South Plainfield, New Jersey to prevent its use as a source of drinking water. In response to public input, the EPA is changing its proposed plan by deferring action on a portion of the […]

  • 11 April 2012

    Col. Jeff Hall, commander of the Savannah District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, will hold a news conference today at 10 a.m., to announce the release of the final reports on the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP). The news conference will be held at the Savannah District’s Engineer Maintenance Depot, 99 Grand Prize of America […]

  • 11 July 2011
    Project & Tenders

    Emergency dredging work at the port of Beira, in Mozambique’s central Sofala province, is in its final stages and is expected to be finished… (macauhub) [mappress] Source: macauhub, July 11, 2011;

  • 6 August 2012
    Vessels

    According to AFLOAT, Hebble Sand, a grab-hopper dredger which has remained in Dublin Port for more than one year, departed Dublin Port and is currently heading for Campbeltown, on the Mull of Kintyre Peninsula. This dredging vessel was purchased last October by Northern Ireland based Abco Marine Ltd. Last week, she made the short passage […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    General Electric begins today the sixth and final season of one the largest and most complex environmental dredging projects ever undertaken in the United States. At the conclusion of this year’s work, approximately 3.3 million tons of dewatered sediment — 2.9 million cubic yards — will have been removed from the Upper Hudson River in a […]

  • 20 January 2012

    After three months, the Sydney harbour dredge is finally complete. On Thursday evening, a dredge vessel was expected to pull into port near …   By Erin Pottie (capebretonpost) [mappress] Source: capebretonpost, January 20, 2012; Image: Boskalis

  • 1 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The final phase of a seven-week dredging project to remove 18,000 tonnes of silt from Peel Marina began on Saturday, 30 May 2015. Dredging, which started in April, has successfully restored the depth of water around the pontoons in Peel to the correct level. Following the completion of the current scheme, the Department of Infrastructure will […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A two-year post-Hurricane Sandy study led by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to evaluate measures to reduce the risk of flood damage from coastal storms in the Northeast passed a milestone in June 2014, with the completion of a draft report. Now, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, North Atlantic Division, which was directed […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Panama Canal expansion recorded another milestone yesterday by completing the transfer of the last eight gates that operate the new Pacific locks. The transits began on October 22 to move all eight gates through the waterway aboard a barge from the Atlantic temporary dock to the Pacific, assisted by Panama Canal tugs. This last gate […]

  • 8 August 2013

    The capital dredging of the River Karnaphuli and construction of its marine driveway with bank protection wall along the city’s side are likely to be completed within two months, said Shipping Minister Shahjahan Khan at tuseday. However, the minister said they would demand compensation from the contractors for the dredging work, for failing to complete […]

  • 12 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    After extreme rough weather over the last few weeks which belted the Sunshine Coast shoreline, there is some good news at Mooloolaba Harbour entrance. Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson said local company Hall’s Contracting had successfully cut through the sand shoal which came around Point Cartwright during cyclonic conditions and deposited in the channel. The […]

  • 4 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency finalized a plan to clean up contaminated soil and ground water at the Diaz Chemical Corporation Superfund site in Holley, New York. The soil and ground water are contaminated with volatile and semi-volatile organic compounds, which can cause serious damage to people’s health. The EPA’s cleanup plan uses a technology […]

  • 29 June 2012

    In a  meeting the board of creditors decided on solutions involving industrial partners. The individual offers for the three companies of the Sietas Group are higher in total than the overall offer submitted and also offer greater security for the future, since they involve strategic investors, i.e. companies from the shipbuilding industry. Amongst the individual […]

  • 12 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Subsea Tooling Services (STS) recently completed final tests of their new Predator Subsea Dredger at its open-water site in Fort William. Their main objective was to prove that the Predator Subsea Dredger was as efficient as other dredgers that are currently on the market. As this dredging system is a new concept in the world market, STS needed […]

  • 26 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Crown Lands said that the Review of Environmental Factors (REF) has been finalized for the dredging of the Brunswick River and that they expect to award the contract in July. The start date for the works will be confirmed after that, announced Byron Shire Council. Staff have obtained a copy of the REF and environmental issues […]

  • 11 March 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has released a final allocation for almost $77 million to the Wilmington District to continue work on fiscal year 2014 (FY14) civil works projects. These funds are to be used for work activities completed to date under the continuing resolution and to finish activities scheduled through FY14. This money […]

  • 27 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized its plan to clean up contaminated ground water at the Evor Phillips Leasing Company Superfund site, a six-acre site in an industrial area of Old Bridge Township, New Jersey. Past industrial activities contaminated the ground water with volatile organic compounds, which can have serious health effects. The cleanup […]