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  • 29 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Christie Administration has awarded a nearly $1.66 million contract to remove sand pushed by Superstorm Sandy into Deal Lake, the largest in a series of unique coastal lakes in Monmouth County that were severely impacted by the storm. According to the announcement from the Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin, the contract to dredge […]

  • 22 July 2010

    Dredging, the task of scooping up sediment, branches and tossed-out junk that makes passing through waterways a hazard for boaters, is proceeding on the Chain ’O Lakes, though a sopping early summer has slowed the pace. “We had the wettest June in 108 years,” said Ron Barker, Fox Waterway Agency deputy director of operations. “We […]

  • 16 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    A large-scale channel maintenance project will soon be underway at Green Island Wildlife Management Area, in Jackson County, to remove silt from the water delivery channel that runs from the Blake’s Lake boat ramp to the outlet structure on the Mississippi River, also known as the 5th Channel. The project is expected to last until […]

  • 20 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    IMS Dredge has announced the acquisition of a patent pending state-of-the-art dewatering technology that is inexpensive, reusable, scalable, and does not require polymers – the GeoPool. The technology was invented by an IMS Versi-Dredge customer and then successfully trialed in the United States and Europe. IMS recently sold several GeoPools to a customer in the […]

  • 30 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, is currently installing a Geotextile Fabric at the Clouter Creek Disposal Area with the main goal to increase strength of the base of the dike foundation. This work will allow for increased resiliency and the capability to raise the elevation of the dike in the future in […]

  • 25 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Beginning this week, the Cobourg Marina will be undergoing annual maintenance at the northwest portion of inner harbour. Each year a significant amount of sediment is carried along by the waves and wind through Lake Ontario and is deposited in the Cobourg harbour mouth, the channel and the harbour itself. This sediment can accumulate in […]

  • 15 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Indiana House members recently approved a measure sponsored by State Rep. Scott Pelath that will mitigate erosion along Lake Michigan’s lakefront by using sand dredged from the lakebed. Yesterday, Gov. Eric Holcomb signed into law the Senate Bill (SB) 178 under which all clean sand dredged from the Lake Michigan will be used to replenish Northwest Indiana’s badly eroded […]

  • 4 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Indiana Department of Natural Resources and the Tri-Lakes Property Owners Association announced a lengthy dredging project that will begin in mid July on the Tri Lakes Lake Chain located in northern Whitley County. This project funded by Indiana’s Lake and River Enhancement Program will affect boating traffic on Round Lake, Little Cedar Lake, and […]

  • 9 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Beginning this week, the Cobourg Marina will be undergoing annual maintenance at the entrance of the harbour. Each year a significant amount of sediment is carried along by the waves and wind through Lake Ontario and is deposited in the Cobourg harbour mouth, the channel and the harbour itself. This sediment can accumulate in amounts […]

  • 9 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Beginning next month, the Cobourg Marina will be undergoing its annual spring maintenance dredging at the harbor entrance, boat launch and the inner harbour area. Each year a significant amount of sediment is carried along the north shore of Lake Ontario by waves and currents. Significant amounts of sand are deposited at the mouth of […]

  • 29 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Galvin Bros., Inc. Construction Company is currently working hard on the Canaan Lake Restoration Project using Remu Big Float E22 Amphibious Excavator.  Canaan Lake is a 26 acre lake in Long Island, New York, that has been affected by many different invasive plant species making the lake essentially unusable to the public and the residents […]

  • 4 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Superior Dredging of Illinois has announced that their Fall 2017 dredge projects n Jimmerson Lake, Indiana, are underway. The work, conducted by their brand new Ellicott Swinging Dragon Dredge Jenny-Kay, started at Site 1 by the dam on West Bachelor Road last week. It will continue its work on the channel towards the east. This area […]

  • 22 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Senator Lisa Murkowski yesterday succeeded in leveraging her position on the Energy and Waters Appropriations Subcommittee to deliver resources in the 2016 funding bill that will initiate or maintain infrastructure projects in Alaska.   The appropriations bill, which passed the full Senate Appropriations Committee yesterday, will fund studies, research, port projects and energy innovations that will […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, a member of the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, announced Senate passage of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2013. This bill includes a measure she worked to include that sets aside 20 percent of new funding from the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund for maintaining Great Lakes ports […]

  • 28 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Proactive maintenance work will begin today on the southern side of Currimundi Lake to protect the roads, lifeguard tower, beach access and park area from erosion, reports Sunshine Coast Regional Council.  Commenting the latest news, Council Coastal Engineer, Georgia Keeshan, said that the work is in response to the significant erosion that occurred during Tropical […]

  • 27 July 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A large ring of yellow buoys floats beside an an Ellicott 300 SL 8″ Swinging Dragon™ dredge on the surface of Pegan Cove, marking the area where contractors have started removing sediment contaminated with PCBs, left by an accident at the Soldier Systems Center 30 years ago. The PCBs were found in the section of […]

  • 9 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, is accepting comments on the Draft Integrated Project Implementation Report (PIR) and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Lake Okeechobee Watershed Restoration Project (LOWRP). USACE proposes an above-ground wetland attenuation feature (WAF) and several aquifer storage & recovery (ASR) wells in an area north of the lake. […]

  • 11 October 2012

    The Brown County Water Improvement District approved dredging in Lake Brownwood at their board meeting Tuesday evening. BCWID General Manager Dennis Spinks said that the district will now allow waterfront property owners to conduct dry dredging between the current water level and the normal maximum lake level of 1425 msl. Currently, Lake Brownwood is about […]

  • 19 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    A group of international scientists have released their findings about a proposed trans-isthmus shipping canal in Nicaragua, raising concerns about environmental impact and lack of information. The mega project would be built by the Nicaraguan government with the Hong Kong Nicaragua Canal Development Company (HKND) and would exceed the Panama Canal in both size and […]

  • 3 May 2012

    In 1995, IMS developed the Weedmaster Cutterhead for a lake project in Florida. The idea was to convert the dredge system into a high production vegetation harvesting system that could pump shredded vegetation to the same discharge area as the silt and sand dredged from the bottom of the lake. Today the IMS Model 5012 […]

  • 23 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The community of Harbor Beach in the state’s Thumb was honored with the Michigan Municipal League’s 2014 Community Excellence Award on October 17, 2014, at the League’s Annual Convention in Marquette. Accepting the award, from left are, Harbor Beach council member Sam Capling, Harbor Beach Mayor Pro Tem Al Kleinknecht, and Clark Ramsey, a member […]

  • 2 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    MBN Lars Hoppe, dealer for Waterking amphibious excavators and accessories in Germany, recently organized dredging demonstration for a German water board district. The demonstration started with the help of a Waterking WK 100 NG-AS. The amphibious excavator was equipped with side pontoons and spudpoles, ensuring a perfect stability in the strong current. The WK 100 is an 9-tonne […]

  • 1 April 2010

    LAKE CHARLES, LA – Operating as the 11th largest in the country, the Port of Lake Charles is the gateway to the Gulf of Mexico for industry and refineries in Southwest Louisiana. But every year the struggle to keep the vessels moving in and out comes to a head as port officials try to make budget… […]

  • 18 June 2014
    Equipment, Technology

    The second round of Small Group Stakeholder Workshops and Site Tours for Charlotte residents who are interested in sharing input on the Port Development Project starts Thursday, June 19 and continues through Saturday, June 21. An initial round of workshops was offered in May. This new series is in response to community requests for more […]

  • 24 February 2012

    The Liberal Opposition is calling on the Weatherill Labor Government to immediately start dredging the narrows between Lake Alexandrina and Lake Albert to ensure the work is completed before the high flows coming down the Darling System reach the Lower Lakes. The Liberal Opposition has been told by the NSW Department for Water that it […]

  • 5 June 2014
    Project & Tenders

    Fayette County officials plan to conduct dredging of the Lake Peachtree. The dredging is necessary to remove silt and muck that has accumulated over the years on the lake’s bottom, The Citizen informed. According to Fayette County Administrator Steve Rapson, the County’s consulting engineering firm is making lake dredging plan, and the project timeline is […]