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  • 22 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    A contractor engaged by Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council has begun with the Lake Jerrabomberra clean-up. The six week clean-up project will see the removal of 1000m³ of sediment from the Lake via an amphibious dredge. The sediment will then be placed in dewatering bags where it will dry before it is removed. The clean-up follows a closure of […]

  • 3 June 2020

    The Eastern Chapter has been working hard to develop a robust program and great opportunities for their meeting at the Francis Marion Hotel in Charleston, SC, the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) said in their latest release. “Normally at this point in time, we would be reaching out to you, our members for abstracts, and looking […]

  • 1 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) Governing Board yesterday unanimously named Ernie Marks the District’s new Executive Director, effective Wednesday, August 2. “Ernie Marks has amassed over 20 years of public service in natural resource management, with 13 of those years solely concentrated on the restoration of America’s Everglades,” said SFWMD Governing Board Chairman […]

  • 28 June 2012

    From Saturday 30 June, the Port of Rotterdam Authority will be running boat trips in the new harbours of Maasvlakte 2, the port of Rotterdam’s land reclamation project. The salon boat Navigathor will become the FutureLand Ferry and take visitors from FutureLand, the Maasvlakte 2 information centre, around the inland lake that was created during […]

  • 21 March 2012

    The U.S.-flag Great Lakes fleet is returning to service to keep industrial America on the mend. The first vessel to get underway was the tug/barge unit DOROTHY ANN/PATHFINDER on March 5. The vessel will spend the month shuttling iron ore within Cleveland Harbor. Next to sail was the cement carrier SAMUEL DE CHAMPLAIN/INNOVATION. The tug/barge […]

  • 3 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, awarded a $3.6 million contract Sept. 30 to RDA Contracting, Inc. of San Rafael for Sacramento River erosion repairs near Walnut Grove. The work involves placing nearly 24,000 tons of quarry rock along 1,550 linear feet of river bank. Woody debris will also be placed in the […]

  • 4 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Two public meetings on the Draft Integrated Feasibility Report (Integrated Feasibility Study/Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report) for the Port of Long Beach Deep Draft Navigation Study will be held on Wednesday, November 13, 2019, at the Port of Long Beach Administration Building in Long Beach, CA. The Draft IFR EIS/EIR has also a review period […]

  • 1 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ $10.6 million emergency beach renourishment project for North Myrtle Beach ended October 30. About 400,000 cubic yards were placed on the the beach in areas where USACE determined the protective berm needed to be enhanced in order to protect exposed oceanfront structures from storm surge, the city said in […]

  • 28 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Salt Ponds Coalition has just released this very interesting video about recently completed Ninigret Pond dredging and marsh restoration project in Charlestown, R.I. Partners of this restoration program, conducted by the environmental services and marine construction firm J.F. Brennan, included Salt Ponds Coalition, Save the Bay, Coastal Resources Management Services, Towns of Charlestown and Westerly, RI, […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    State Senator Patty Ritchie has recently secured $200,000 in special funding to help the City of Fulton and the Town of Granby in their work to dredge Lake Neatahwanta and ultimately make the body of water usable again. For more than 25 years, the beaches surrounding Lake Neatahwanta have been closed to the public due […]

  • 17 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The contractors working on the Maasvlakte 2 project reached completion for Rotterdam Port Authority yesterday. The Maasvlakte 2 extension has increased port capacity by 2,000 hectares. Extensive studies were conducted using scale models, advanced software and simulators. Deltares tested and optimised the design of the 3.5 km hard seawall. Fantastic achievement Marcel van Gent, the […]

  • 8 April 2013

    Harlan County Lake’s Gremlin Cove boat ramp will be closed weekdays until April 20. The ramp is being closed for public safety to allow the U.S. Corps of Engineers to dredge in the vicinity, Park Manager Larry Janicek said. The ramp will be open for weekend use, but boaters should use caution while using the […]

  • 6 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A brand new JULONG JLGC-1810 Aquatic Weed Harvester was commissioned in Poyang Lake, China last week. This aquatic weed harvester has a cutting width of 180cm and cutting depth of 100cm with the load capacity of 5 cubic meters. It has a working speed of 3km/h and cruising speed of 6km/h. One man in the cabin can […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand have announced that the Omnibus spending bill – a must-pass bill that funds the federal government through the end of the fiscal year – includes $1.1 billion in funding for the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund (HMTF), an increase of $100 million over last year’s allocation. The Harbor Maintenance […]

  • 27 July 2010
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Sierra Gold is engaged in the exploration and development of gold and diamond properties in West Africa. The Birimian greenstone belt of West Africa has had a long history of gold mining and prospecting. The region has been one of the fastest gold producing areas worldwide. Mining operations: •SGCP currently has one dredge in operation […]

  • 27 September 2012

    The City of Fort Worth has begun a large project to revitalize the Lake Worth area. Mary Gugliuzza, Communications Coordinator with Fort Worth Water Department said: “The lake is very shallow in some places. And so we’re going to get it where there’s a depth of at least six feet in the main boating channels […]

  • 27 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Al Franken (D-Minn.) said Minnesota waterways and shipping infrastructure will get much-needed upgrades under the bipartisan Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA), which passed the Senate recently and now heads to the President Obama’s desk to be signed into law. The measure includes many bipartisan provisions Franken fought for, including increasing dredging […]

  • 12 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Dutch maritime technology company Micanti has designed a 100% environmentally friendly antifouling foil. Its working is based on small fibers, which make it very unattractive for organisms to attach to the hull of a ship. The innovative nature of this invention and the successful launch of it within the global professional shipping industry has […]

  • 1 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will revise and re-propose the plan to remove sediment contaminated with mercury and lead from the Acid Brook Delta and other parts of Pompton Lake in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey. The EPA had previously finalized a plan, which was contained in a permit requiring cleanup of the Acid Brook delta […]

  • 24 August 2010

    Trucks will begin hauling sediment dredged from North Park Lake to a site off Wildwood Road on Monday…   (pittsburghlive) [mappress] Source: pittsburghlive, August 24, 2010;

  • 8 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Phase one of Fleetwood’s £1.5m seafront facelift gets under way today with improvements to the marine lakes. The overall aim is to achieve consistent levels of water, so that a better range of sports and activities can be provided in the future. Work is due to start today (8 December) when the main boating lake will […]

  • 15 March 2012

    As APP.com reports, the contractors for the Army Corps of Engineers started pumping sand onto the Long Beach Island Monday for the $16.7 million replenishment project, township officials said. The project will make improvements to township beaches from 31st Street to 57th Street. “We are happy that the work has started,” Mayor Joseph Mancini said […]

  • 21 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    In a significant milestone, DP World has welcomed the very first vessel to navigate the new channel on the Soai Rap River to its Saigon Premier Container Terminal (SPCT) in Hồ Chí Minh City, Vietnam. The MSC vessel Xutra Bhum, with a nominal TEU (twenty foot equivalent container unit) capacity of 2378 and dwt of […]

  • 14 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The 68m long, 14m wide, 1300 tonne dredger Arco Dee was scheduled to enter Littlehampton Harbor on Saturday, August 3, carrying a cargo of 1200 tonnes of sand dredged from the seabed off Littlehampton.​ “Piloting large vessels into the harbor can be a challenging business as the entrance is just 31 meters wide at its […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 December 2011

    Sri Lanka will use sand nourishment to shore up defences against sea erosion in Marawila, a fishing and tourism area north of the island’s…   (lankabusinessonline) [mappress] Source: lankabusinessonline, December 23, 2011;