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  • 18 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The final stage of a £1m project to dredge 50,000 tonnes of sand, gravel and silt from the bed of the River Trent is taking place this week. “We started dredging the river in July to make it easier for leisure boats and cargo barges to cruise up and down. The project, the first major […]

  • 3 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Wandsworth Council has introduced a plan to remove the half-tide weir on the River Wandle at Wandsworth with the main goal to allow the tidal river to return to its natural state to support biodiversity in central London. Funding for the project is being provided by Tideway, the company responsible for delivering the Thames Tideway […]

  • 15 October 2012

    The levee system near Everett, Wash., is getting a $727,500 makeover as U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ officials are scheduled to repair approximately 1,770 feet of damaged levees at three locations along the Snohomish River starting Monday. The Union Slough Levee Project is located on Smith Island and provides flood protection to the City of […]

  • 15 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    PortsToronto is in the process of removing up to 40,000 tons of debris and sediment from the mouth of the Don River, with the goal of preventing future flooding and stemming the flow of unwanted material into Toronto’s Harbor which can pose a risk to boater navigation and public safety. Each year, thousands of tons […]

  • 28 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    PortsToronto is currently in the process of removing up to 40,000 cubic meters of debris and sediment from the mouth of the Don River. The main goals of this dredging scheme are preventing future flooding and stemming the flow of unwanted material into Toronto’s Harbor which can pose a risk to boater navigation and public […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) has just released its latest ‘Facts About’ publication, named ‘Turbidity and Dredging’. ‘Facts About’ is a series of concise easy-to-read leaflets which give an effective overview of essential facts about specific dredging and maritime construction subjects. Each leaflet provides a kind of ‘management summary’ for stakeholders who need […]

  • 28 August 2012

    The New Bedford Harbor Development Commission is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with developing a new boating facility in New Bedford Harbor in New Bedford, Mass. The New Bedford Harbor Development Commission proposes to develop a […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Angling Trust has criticised a press release issued by the Environment Food and Rural Affairs (EFRA) Select Committee for failing to represent accurately the contents of its report on last winter’s floods. The EFRA press release and headlines highlighted the need for more environmentally-damaging dredging of rivers and streams. The EFRA report itself is […]

  • 4 December 2013

    The first phase of the River of Life project is nearly complete. Since October, when the project began, the Environment Agency and Earth Trust, working in partnership, have created seven new ponds, two reed beds and three new backwaters. Before Christmas arrives, there will be the excavation of a further two backwaters and a fen. […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    James Cook University researchers are using images from NASA satellites to help protect the Great Barrier Reef from polluted land run-off. Researchers have developed a new technique that analyses the images to assess coastal water quality from space. Many important habitats in the Great Barrier Reef such as coral reefs and seagrass are in decline […]

  • 4 May 2012

    Col. Anthony Hofmann, Commander and District Engineer of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District addressed the members of the Missouri Clean Water Commission at their regularly scheduled meeting in Jefferson City, Mo. regarding the Jameson Island Unit Shallow Water Habitat Restoration Project. Hofmann briefed the commission in regards to the anticipated request […]

  • 5 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. President Obama’s Budget for fiscal year 2015 (FY15) included $4.561 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), which is offset in part by a proposal to cancel $28 million in unobligated carryover of funds previously appropriated. “The fiscal 2015 Civil Works budget […]

  • 6 June 2012

    Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) is not breaching turbidity levels in the Gladstone harbour, nature is. Western Basin Dredging and Disposal Project (WBDDP) Manager Peter O’Sullivan said all current data reveals the current Spring and King tides primarily drive turbidity levels in the Gladstone harbour. “Turbidity is a natural phenomenon that occurs in most bodies of […]

  • 13 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC), owner of the Potomac Water Filtration Plant, has been sued in federal court for polluting the Potomac River and the Chesapeake Bay in violation of the Clean Water Act. Attorneys from Environmental Integrity Project (EIP), on behalf of the Potomac Riverkeeper, together with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation (CBF), filed […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Corps oldest dredge wrapped up another successful dredging season on the Middle Mississippi, January 8. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District’s Dredger Potter, built in 1932 during the Great Depression did not let age stand in her way as she moved more than 3.2 million cubic yards of sediment this year […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Governor Pat Quinn has signed legislation allowing critical repairs to proceed on the Big Muddy Levee in Jackson County. The county received funds for the project as a result of a referendum approved by voters, but legislative approval was needed to spend those funds on levee repairs. “When it comes to public safety for the […]

  • 3 August 2012

    Gladstone Harbour is being dredged in preparation for an expansion to cater for the gas boom. But, environmentalists say that “Gladstone Harbour has been more turbid, or muddy, than allowed for 12 days out of the past 30, but has a free pass to flout the rules.” According to couriermail.com, Environmental expert Dr Andrew Jeremijenko […]

  • 11 July 2011

    When we think about the future of Acadiana’s economy, the muddy muck dredged from the channels of Louisiana’s extensive port system may not… (dailyworld) [mappress] Source: dailyworld, July 11, 2011;

  • 10 August 2011

    Threats of a lawsuit could muddy a short-term plan to dredge Hilton Head Island’s Harbour Town Yacht Basin.   (islandpacket) [mappress] Source: islandpacket, August 10, 2011

  • 27 June 2012

    Gladstone Harbour is being dredged in preparation for an expansion to cater for the gas boom, reports theaustralian.com. Environmental expert blames the muddy state of Gladstone Harbour for illness in marine life. In his opinion, dredging caused this situation. “First the dredgaholic Gladstone ports dredge over the limit and due to human and fish illness […]

  • 7 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The German Government has granted financial support to scale up a running pilot which aims to restore the eroded coast in the district of Demak, Central Java Province, near Semarang, Wetlands International just announced. The program furthermore supports mainstreaming and replication of Building with Nature-type solutions that suit urban, rural, muddy and sandy coastlines. Millions of […]

  • 11 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Coastal Dynamics 2017 Conference will take place from June 12-16, 2017 in Helsingør, just north of Copenhagen, Denmark. The Coastal Dynamics conference series advances the community’s understanding of recent applied and basic research concerning coastal waves and currents, interactions between wind, water and sediments and morphology changes in different morphological environments (with and without structures) […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has welcomed the Commonwealth Bank’s decision to end their position as financial adviser to the Adani Carmichael coal mine project, which will require the expansion of the mega-port Abbot Point. Cherry Muddle, Great Barrier Reef campaigner for AMCS, said that the decision highlights that the project represents a bad […]

  • 24 February 2012

    Falmouth Harbour Commissioners has completed work to level the bed in the east corner of Custom House basin this week. The work took place at low water on Tuesday and was carried out by the Padstow Harbour Commissioners’ dredging vessel Mannin, which used a grab to level out the bottom of the muddy basin. Several […]

  • 15 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The International Conference on African Large River Basins Hydrology will take place in Hammamet, Tunisia, from October 26-30, 2015. This event is placed under the labels of several international programs and institutions, which aim at a better knowledge and data sharing, the increase of the number of permanent observatories for large rivers basins, more international cooperation, specially within shared river basins, […]

  • 27 May 2020

    Rowes Bay beach in Townsville will be replenished using sand from the mouth of the Ross River as part of Townsville City Council’s annual beach renourishment works. The work is based on the recommendations of the Rowes Bay Shoreline Erosion Management Plan and is expected to take 7 to 8 weeks to complete. Commenting the latest […]