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  • 25 June 2012

    Long-delayed dredging of the Indiana Harbor and Ship Canal might start in September if federal officials approve an agreement for funding, says nwitimes.com. The plan’s approval is in the hands of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, said Ellen Gregory, attorney for the waterway district. The Indiana Harbor is located in East Chicago, Lake County, Indiana, […]

  • 14 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Slough Arm dredging project is set to start on April 21 and will be carried out by the Canal & River Trust. “We are aiming to dredge over 10,000 tonnes of silt, refuse and metal from the bottom of the Grand Union Canal in Slough to make it easier for boats to navigate along […]

  • 4 January 2013

    Over the Christmas period a section of embankment on the Grand Union Canal Leicester Line near the village of Foxton slipped into the water and blocked approximately 60 metres of canal to passing boats. Canal and River Trust is carrying out investigations to find out the exact cause of this slippage. Initial findings suggest that […]

  • 16 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Canal and River Trust outlined their plans for investment in the waterways over the next three years. Expenditure will rise to £85.4m this year and continue to rise to £93m in 2016/17. The bulk of this investment is all targeted around improving and protecting the waterways for boating. The planned major works expenditure for […]

  • 10 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Canal and River Trust (CRT) today published its draft winter maintenance program for 2017-18, saying that throughout this period the trust intends to spend £26.9 million on dredging and repairs to bridges and embankments. Dredging is planned across the network, at sites including the Macclesfield, Chesterfield, Lancaster and Grand Union amongst others, with a […]

  • 12 June 2012

    The recent completion of a $52 million project to rid Roxana Marsh of contaminated sediment will speed the recovery of Indiana’s Grand Calumet River, marking a step forward for one of the Great Lakes’ most complex Area of Concern cleanups. Representatives from U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the State of […]

  • 26 April 2012

    Two U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New Orleans District projects took top honors at the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) awards program in Washington, D.C., Apirl 18, 2012. The Inner Harbor Navigation Canal (IHNC) Surge Barrier project won the esteemed “Grand Conceptor Award” for the most outstanding engineering achievement. The IHNC Surge Barrier project […]

  • 20 April 2012

    Two U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District projects took top honors at the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) awards program in Washington, D.C. The Inner Harbor Navigation Canal (IHNC) Surge Barrier project won the esteemed “Grand Conceptor Award” for the most outstanding engineering achievement. The IHNC Surge Barrier project was also distinguished […]

  • 3 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    A joint venture, consisting of Jan De Nul, VINCI Construction Grands Projets and EMCC, has won the $147 million contract to extend the Port of Kingston, Jamaica. The contract covers the refurbishment, reinforcement and upgrade to seismic standards of the Port of Kingston’s 1,200 meters of quays. The joint venture will also carry out dredging […]

  • 25 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    For the 10th time over a 50 year period, the State of Ohio has selected Ellicott Dredges to supply new dredging equipment for its Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), which is responsible for maintaining the lakes in the State’s park system. The ODNR has agreed to a multimillion dollar contract to buy two new Swinging […]

  • 15 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Engineering Class ‘Telford Rolt’, a new 6.17 meter, 6.25 tonne tug, was launched into the River Soar at Loughborough this month with a naming ceremony performed by Charlotte Wood, Regional Construction Manager South at Canal & River Trust, a major customer of Land & Water Services Ltd. Designed by Ian Darley, a naval architect and […]

  • 7 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Canal and River Trust has been making boating better in London over the past year for the record numbers of people on the capital’s waterways. Sorwar Ahmed, London boating manager at the Canal & River Trust, said: “London’s bustling canals are very different to those built 200 years ago to serve industry. With such […]

  • 28 February 2011

      As of 12:25 PM Friday February25, 2011, the Town of Southern Shores successfully completed actual dredging operations for this year in its Town-owned canal system. The Town’s current contractor, Byrd Brothers Emergency Services, LLC of Wilson, NC, began dredging operations Fall of 2010 on behalf of the Town. An earlier dredging attempt under a […]

  • 9 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency, the Box Moor Trust and the Chilterns Chalk Stream Project are working together to restore a 1km length of the River Bulbourne between the Grand Union Canal and Two Waters Road, Hemel Hempstead. According to the Chilterns, the scheme will restore the Bulbourne at Box Moor to a more natural chalk stream, create […]

  • 21 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority Board yesterday received updates on multiple hurricane protection systems and projects that will protect people, property and habitat across the state coastal zone. “We made great advances in the decade following hurricanes Katrina and Rita, and now we are seeing an acceleration of bigger projects moving from the pages […]

  • 16 March 2012

    For the second consecutive year, the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) was recognized by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. According to the Ethisphere Institute, the ACP secured a spot on the list for “demonstrating leadership in ethical business practices.” “We are truly honored by this award at the Panama Canal. […]

  • 19 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Board (CPRA) at its meeting yesterday presented the agency’s 3rd Quarter Progress Report. The report was presented by CPRA Deputy Executive Director Jason Lanclos. It features 72 total active projects: 5 projects in planning, 23 in construction, and 44 in engineering and design. “Implementation of these projects will benefit more than 130,800 acres […]

  • 14 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority announces that $20 million in projects selected for funding have been approved by the CPRA Board in the initial round of the CPRA Parish Matching Program under RESTORE Act. CPRA set aside up to $100 million over a 15-year period from its RESTORE Act Spill Impact Component funds to […]

  • 19 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Projects in six Louisiana coastal parishes have been approved by the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (RESTORE Council) to receive a total of $20 million in matching funds through the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) Parish Matching Opportunities Program. The parishes will put up a total of $6.1 million as their RESTORE matching […]

  • 27 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Dredging work at Dog Leg Canal in the Atchafalaya Basin has been completed, announced officials with the state Department of Natural Resources (DNR) yesterday. The project was a water maintenance project included in the department’s Atchafalaya Basin Program. Dog Leg Canal is located within the Attakapas Island Wildlife Management Area in St. Mary Parish. DNR […]

  • 25 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has released for public feedback its project selections for the first $20 million installment of the 15-year, $100 million Parish Matching Opportunities Program under the Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities and Revived Economies of the Gulf Coast States Act of 2012 (RESTORE Act). The RESTORE Parish Matching […]

  • 18 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The grand celebration for the completion of PortMiami’s -50/-52 ft. Deep Dredge project and On-dock Intermodal Rail will take place later today, September 18th at 2 p.m. local time at PortMiami, Cruise Terminal E. With the completion of more than $1 billion of capital infrastructure projects, PortMiami became the only major logistics hub south of Virginia capable […]

  • 13 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in partnership with the White House Council on Environmental Quality, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the U.S. Department of the Interior, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and other federal partners, announced that the Urban Waters Federal Partnership is adding 11 new locations. In addition, […]

  • 19 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The day one of the unique CEDA-IADC Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure Conference, taking place at the Beurs van Berlage center in the heart of Amsterdam, has been brought to an end. The event was opened with the welcoming speech by Mr Polite Laboyrie, President of CEDA, Witteveen+Bos, and Rene Kolman, the secretary general of the IADC. After the welcoming […]

  • 6 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Congressman Steve Scalise released the following statement after more than $1.6 billion was allocated by the Trump Administration for critical flood protection and coastal restoration projects in Southeast Louisiana.  “These hurricane protection and coastal restoration funds are critical for the protection of families and businesses throughout Southeast Louisiana. We count on our coastline and […]

  • 1 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    LUSCHI, a service provider and product representative that operates in the Engineering, Sanitation and Environment areas, has become the fastest-growing dredging company in Brazil. The year 2014 is proving to be a very successful one for the company with more than five hundred thousand cubic meters of sediment dredged so far. Having this in mind, it’s no wonder that […]