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  • 14 December 2012

    Public comments are encouraged by Jan. 3 on a proposal for streambed maintenance and riprap installation at bridges and culverts along Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park, reports dailyinterlake. A number of culverts and bridges along Glacier National Park’s Going-to-the-Sun Road, including the historic Logan Creek Bridge, are located where high water and flooding occur […]

  • 13 October 2011

    The Jean Lafitte National Park in Louisiana, USA faced typical waterway maintenance issues in their canoe trail canal system. Over time, silt build-up and displaced vegetation slowly filled in the canals making them un-navigable for recreationists. In order to prevent the canals from filling in completely, park management had to ensure that they not only […]

  • 3 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    A 16-acre Baltimore County park is gearing up for environmental improvements with the support of a $500,000 Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Port Administration (MDOT MPA) grant awarded to the County’s Turner Station community that will help restore public recreation areas, add walking trails and a boardwalk, and strengthen 2,600 feet of shoreline. Fleming Park, […]

  • 24 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Huron-Clinton Metroparks will soon start work on a new collaborative restoration project at Lake Erie Metropark to improve shoreline and coastal wetland in the park. The project is possible thanks to a $1.5 million grant from The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) through the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. “With that, the Metroparks’ Natural […]

  • 9 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) has just released this very interesting video about the construction of their Three-Runway System (3RS). This capital construction project started in August 2016, including reclamation of approximately 650 hectares of land, which will be completed in phases for the subsequent works such as the new runway, taxiway system as well as […]

  • 11 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The International Conference on Coastal Zones which will be organized around the theme “Multidisciplinary Approach in Achieving Equitable Development for Coastal Zones” is scheduled to take place on May 16-18, 2016 in Osaka, Japan. Coastal Zones 2016, organized by the OMICS International, will include 11 tracks and 100 sessions designed to offer comprehensive sessions that address current issues […]

  • 12 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Mercury Marine is partnering with the Fond du Lac City Parks Department and Fond du Lac Festivals to build a permanent fishing dock on the south side of Oven Island in Lakeside Park. The dock, scheduled to be completed by June, will provide a 130-foot by 10-foot fishing platform. It also will enable the Mercury National […]

  • 7 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    WWF-Australia today welcomed an opinion piece by three of Australia’s leading coral scientists who criticize the Reef 2050 plan and call on Australians and the international community to pressure the Australian government to do a better job protecting the Reef. The article, by scientists Professor Terry Hughes, Jon Day and Jon Brodie, is published in […]

  • 15 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The National Park Service (NPS) has announced that sand replenishment at Jacob Riis Park Beach in Gateway National Recreation Area has begun. The beach sand replacement project will provide approximately 200,000 cubic yards of sand for the one-mile shoreline segment. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has partnered with the NPS to […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Bronx River Alliance announced that Starlight Park, a reclaimed and expanding park which opened in 2013, has received $4.4 million from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation to strengthen Starlight’s shoreline along the Bronx River. The money will be used to re-naturalize the shoreline, restore habitat function, and remove contaminated soil within the park. […]

  • 22 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On September 9, 2013, the National Park Service (NPS) released an environmental assessment (EA) for public review that proposed to dredge existing navigational channels and their associated marinas and docking facilities at three sites on Fire Island. The purpose of the dredging project was to reestablish safe, public access to NPS facilities in the aftermath […]

  • 5 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized its decision to remove the Hyde Park Landfill site in Niagara Falls, New York, from the Superfund National Priorities List of hazardous waste sites after a successful cleanup. The ground water and the sediment in Bloody Run Creek and Niagara Gorge Face were contaminated with volatile organic compounds, […]

  • 26 June 2013

    Shepherd Offshore has dug deep to achieve another major milestone in the multi-million pound development of Tyneside’s Neptune Energy Park. A dredger took two months to move a mountain of silt from the riverbed next to the former Neptune shipyard so that deep-hulled vessels can now berth alongside the Park’s 700 tonnes heavy load out […]

  • 22 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has added the Riverside Industrial Park in Newark, New Jersey to the Superfund National Priorities List of the country’s most hazardous waste sites. After a 2009 spill of oily material from the industrial park into the Passaic River, the EPA discovered that chemicals, including benzene, mercury, chromium and arsenic, were […]

  • 13 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District has denied a Department of the Army permit application, requested by the Pasco County Board of County Commissioners, to construct a county park with boat access to the Gulf of Mexico. If constructed, the proposed project, called SunWest County Park, would have impacted nearly four acres of […]

  • 27 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    National Ports Authority of Liberia has embarked on an ambitious planning process by preparing a National Ports Master Plan. The plan will outline the framework for development of the port sector in Liberia for the next 25 years. The National Port Authority of Liberia is under a great deal of pressure to allocate port facilities […]

  • 17 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is adding 12 new hazardous waste sites that pose public health and environmental risks to the National Priorities List (NPL) for cleanup under the Superfund program. EPA is also proposing to add another eight sites to the list. Superfund is the federal program that investigates and cleans up the […]

  • 19 July 2012

    National Park Service released the Stehekin River Corridor Implementation Plan and Final Environmental Impact Statement. The purpose of this plan is to address, in a comprehensive way, the steps needed to continue to provide high-quality recreational experiences, protect natural and cultural resources, support the private community of Stehekin, and establish sustainable administrative facilities – including […]

  • 2 July 2012

    The World Heritage Committee has upheld their draft decision handed down in earlier this month on the Great Barrier Reef, which calls upon the Government to stop developments that may affect the Reef until a comprehensive strategic assessment can be completed. UNESCO sent a monitoring mission to Australia to investigate the impact of development on […]

  • 22 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    Thousands of local volunteers at more than 120 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) sites will participate in this year’s 18th annual National Public Lands Day, Sept. 24, the largest annual volunteer hands-on restoration activity of its kind. Activities include clean up, repair, construction, refurbishment and other volunteer events in public parks, forests, rivers, lakes, […]

  • 21 July 2011
    Business & Finance

    For 18 years the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has been organising international seminars on dredging and reclamation for (future) decision makers and their advisors in governments, port and harbour authorities, off-shore companies and other organisations. Almost 1000 young professionals have benefitted from these seminars, improving their ability to understand the intricacies of dredging […]

  • 7 February 2011

    The new deep sea container port and logistics park, currently being built in Essex along the Thames Estuary, has been certified by Lloyds… [mappress] Source: tradingmarkets, February 7, 2011;

  • 1 September 2010
    Business & Finance

    More than ever dredging is in the news. Be it the land reclamation projects in Dubai and Abu Dhabi or the cleanup actions in the Gulf of Mexico and China, or the urgency of coastal protection against rising sea levels in this time of climate change. All are reasons why governments continue to invest in […]

  • 3 August 2010

    More than ever dredging is in the news. Be it the land reclamation projects in Dubai and Abu Dhabi or the cleanup actions in the Gulf of Mexico and China, or the urgency of coastal protection against rising sea levels in this time of climate change. All are reasons why governments continue to invest in […]

  • 19 June 2020
    Authorities & Government

    A plan to issue a Special Use Permit (SUP) to Dare County to utilize a privately-owned hopper dredge to perform maintenance dredging within Oregon Inlet has been approved by the National Park Service (NPS). In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act, the NPS adopted an Environmental Assessment (EA) drafted by the Army Corps for […]

  • 22 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The National Park Service (NPS) has published a Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for sediment management at Cape Hatteras National Seashore (Seashore). The purpose of the EIS is to develop a streamlined framework for implementing sediment management at the Seashore, including the method, location, and frequency for sediment management […]

  • 4 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Army Corps hopper dredge Currituck has arrived in Ocean City, Maryland, for routine maintenance dredging of the Inlet navigation channel. According to Brittany Crissman from the Corporate Communication Office of the Baltimore District, dredge Currituck arrived in Ocean City over the weekend and has begun dredging in the inlet. “The Currituck is scheduled to work […]

  • 25 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The National Park Service (NPS) will extend the closure of a section (between Station Road Bridge Trailhead and Frazee House) of the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail in Brecksville and Valley View. The trail section was closed February 10-21 for canal dredging, and additional time is needed to complete the work and make repairs […]

  • 18 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    At the urging of Florida Congressman Brian Mast, the U.S. House of Representatives yesterday passed a critical increase in funding for Everglades restoration. The appropriations package will nearly triple funding for South Florida Ecosystem Restoration, which funds the Everglades Agricultural Area Southern Storage Reservoir Project, from $67.5 million in FY 2019 to $200 million for […]