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  • 12 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Christchurch City Council has given the green light to a range of short term flood prevention measures in the hardest hit areas of Christchurch and Little River, following the delivery of the Mayoral Taskforce on Flooding report today. Mayor Lianne Dalziel said the taskforce approach enabled different parts of Council to come together to […]

  • 16 October 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Johnston Civil Ltd. of Lakeside, Canterbury New Zealand, has announced the successful completion of the Heathcote River dredging works. According to the company, this huge job spanned over 3 stages from 2018-2020. Johnston completed the works using their amphibious excavator, a barge and a long reach excavator on the bank. Over the course of the […]

  • 12 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Work on dredging the stretch of the Heathcote River between Radley Street and the Woolston Cut could begin in the next few months, according to the Christchurch City Council. The Council’s Infrastructure, Transport and Environment Committee today voted to recommend the Council fast-track the planned dredging work to help reduce the flood risk in the area. […]

  • 10 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging work will begin soon on the lower Opawaho/Heathcote River in Christchurch, New Zealand, to help lower the risk of flooding in the area, the Christchurch City Councillor, Deon William Swiggs, said in its latest announcement.  The dredging is part of Christchurch City Council’s Land Drainage Recovery Program and will be carried out by contractor City […]

  • 8 March 2011

    A flurry of election promises by the Coalition in the seat of Heathcote has continued with a commitment to dredge Fishermans Bay in Port…   BY MURRAY TREMBATH (theleader) [mappress] Source: theleader, March 8, 2011    

  • 7 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Redcliffs residents now have greater security against flooding with the completion of the new Beachville Road seawall. The 500 meter-long seawall reconstruction by the Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild Team (SCIRT) was celebrated at the weekend with a community gathering attended by scores of locals. New Heathcote ward councillor, Sara Templeton, declared the project finished with […]

  • 1 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Over the years a thick layer of sediment has built up in the Woolston Cut, reducing its capacity to handle stormwater during heavy rain. Contractors engaged by Christchurch City Council are now dredging the Cut to remove the build-up of silt and deepen the channel. “The dredging will increase the capacity of the Woolston Cut […]

  • 23 January 2013

    Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen ordered government planners Tuesday to draw up a master plan to dredge sand from the Mekong River, saying it was aimed at restoring shallow areas along the waterway. Sand that is dredged from Cambodia’s portion of the river can also be exported to draw more revenue for the country, he […]

  • 16 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Navy divers and specially trained handlers removed the first cannon from the Savannah River during the current phase of the recovery of the CSS Georgia ironclad yesterday. In recent days Navy divers specially trained in recovering unexploded ordnance have been collecting cannonballs from the river for proper handling and conservation. The remaining three cannon […]

  • 29 December 2011

    The Cansaga River will be dredged, and Consolacion’s drainage system needs improvement. More than 200 families displaced by flooding will be relocated. These solutions were pledged by Consolacion town and Cebu provincial government officials to prevent a repeat of the flooding that hit the town last Tuesday. More than 200 families were affected in at […]

  • 23 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing changes to the cleanup plan for the Portland Harbor Superfund site, a 10-mile stretch of the Lower Willamette River in Portland, Oregon. “The proposed changes are based on updated research on one of the chemicals targeted for cleanup. The changes will result in reduced cleanup costs and a […]

  • 13 October 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The Murghab River, a transboundary river that flows from Afghanistan to Turkmenistan, hasn’t been dredged in a long time. According to the USAID Central Asia, over the past three decades, the riverbed has risen by nearly three meters. Additionally, the risk of flooding increased with changes in river flow due to climate change. Consequently, there […]

  • 19 November 2020
    Collaboration, Outlook & strategy

    The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), The Nature Conservancy (TNC), and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) yesterday announced the creation of the Sustainable Rivers Program (SRP) Atchafalaya River Project. The SRP is a national program in which the USACE partners with TNC to develop environmental flow regimes to benefit ecosystems downstream of […]

  • 16 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Florida Congressman Gus Bilirakis has announced that his efforts to secure funding to dredge the Anclote River have proven successful, with the City of Tarpon Springs set to receive $3.5 million in funding through the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for this important project.     The economic value of the Anclote River is of significant […]

  • 30 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ebsford Environmental Ltd has secured a contract in the Falkirk Council’s tender procedure for the dredging works of River Carron. The works covered involve the dredging of a sediment bar from the bed of the River Carron beside Dunipace Bridge. The work includes: – Site Establishment; – The removal and disposal of japanese knotweed from […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The states of Pennsylvania and New Jersey are not the only two entities brought together by the Delaware River. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District and the Independence Seaport Museum are as well. As such, it is no surprise there are close to a dozen governmental and non-governmental organizations and agencies that are […]

  • 18 November 2020
    Business development, Research & Development

    The Chittagong Port Authority and HR Wallingford have signed a contract that engages its expert hydraulics engineers to study navigation at the Bangladeshi port. Around 90% of Bangladesh’s international sea trade is handled by the port, which is seeking to welcome larger vessels. The signing ceremony was attended by a number of high-profile figures including […]

  • 7 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Working with the Norfolk Rivers Trust and cbec, Salix has just completed a project that will help improve wildlife habitats on a section of the chalk River Nar at Pentney, near Kings Lynn in west Norfolk. According to Salix, the whole river is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and in recent years, the […]

  • 18 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Cleveland recently petitioned the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works to modify the description of the Cleveland Harbor navigation project in law to prevent sediment dredged from the Cuyahoga River from being placed in Lake Erie. That request has now been supported by a bipartisan group of six US Congressional Representatives from Ohio. […]

  • 14 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The seemingly simple question of what governs the shapes of river channels has been a longstanding challenge for geologists and civil engineers. A new study led by scientists at University of California, Santa Cruz, shows that the amount of sediment a river transports is a key factor in determining river channel geometry and the size […]

  • 9 July 2013

    The partially submerged and rusting Waipa Delta pontoon has been successfully removed in a joint operation by Waikato Regional Council and Hamilton City Council. The pontoon erected on the Waikato River near Memorial Park, just north of Victoria Bridge, was used by the Waipa Delta river tour operation for 24 years from 1985. But there […]

  • 15 July 2013

    Falkirk Council has announced a plan for the River Carron dredging program. These works will involve dredging of a sediment bar from the bed of the River Carron beside Dunipace Bridge and will consist of: – Site establishment; – The removal and disposal of Japanese knotweed from the riverbed (approx. 35m3); – The removal of […]

  • 17 November 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    Harwood Marine – situated on the Clarence River in Northern New South Wales Australia – has completed regular maintenance of the hopper dredge David Allan. The dredger is one of the most familiar vessels in the Port of Newcastle (NSW). The vessel recently underwent its five yearly docking and major refit at Harwood Marine. After […]

  • 22 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Salix, a company involved in spillway and shoreline protection, silt removal (lake desilting/dredging), wetland ecological enhancement and habitat creation schemes, has just completed a project to help to improve wildlife habitats on a section of the chalk River Nar at Pentney, near Kings Lynn in west Norfolk. Working together with the Norfolk Rivers Trust, Salix […]

  • 16 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Canadian firm EnGlobe has won the international tender to dredge and clean up the riverbed of the Kishon River. Environmental Protection Minister Gilad Erdan made the announcement at an event on Tuesday, attended by Canadian Ambassador Paul Hunt and Barry Ellis, EnGlobe’s International Business Development director. EnGlobe, an environmental services company with rich experience in […]

  • 10 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Fox River Cleanup Project is moving into the final stage with the 11th season of dredging works now underway in Brown County. According to the project spokesman Scott Stein, the 11th season should be the final year of dredging activity removing PCB’s from the riverbed. Scott Stein also added that since the start of dredging […]