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  • 18 October 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has scheduled two meetings so the public can provide input on the proposed Grasse River cleanup. “It’s important for the EPA to hear us on this issue,” said Tribal Chief Randy Hart. “One way is for us to participate in the public meetings. The other is to write to […]

  • 7 November 2011

    Thursday, in a South Carolina hearing room, Georgia’s 12-year journey to deepen the Port of Savannah could pass a critical environmental tes… More info: ajc By Dan Chapman and Daniel Malloy [mappress] Source: ajc, November 7, 2011

  • 18 July 2011

    One county’s disposal facility is another county’s preservation project. Or sometimes the same county…   (chicagotribune) [mappress] Source: chicagotribune, July 18, 2011;

  • 10 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Central Environmental Authority of Sri Lanka has taken an emergency action to halt large-scale land reclamation carried out illegally in two separate locations in Dandugama, Ja-ela, under the direction of President Maithripala Sirisena.  After received a complaint lodged by the locals, President Sirisena instructed the chairman of the Central Environmental Authority to investigate the incident and […]

  • 21 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The Oceanside emergency dredging project in California appears to be right on schedule, according to the city officials. At the moment, the dredge outfall is South of the Pier. It will continue to move South until 180,000 cubic yards of sand is dredged and deposited on the city beaches. Officials also added that if the […]

  • 7 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Tanzania Port Authority (TPA) has officially kicked off the Tanga Port dredging program on the entrance channel and the berth areas, the Daily News reports. Conducted through its Tanga office, TPA plans to complete this $74 million dredging scheme in 12 months. Implementation of this capital development project, conducted by the China Harbor Engineering Company […]

  • 21 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (July 15-21, 2019).   UK’s First Ever Sandscaping Coastal Scheme Officially Underway The UK’s first ever sandscaping coastal flood scheme is officially underway in the villages of Bacton and Walcott.   Van Oord Orders New Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger Van […]

  • 26 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    New York’s Congressman Lee Zeldin today joined Commanding General of the USACE Headquarters, Lieutenant General Todd Semonite, and New York District’s USACE Commander, Colonel Thomas Asbery, as they surveyed Smith Point County Park, following the emergency dredge of Moriches Inlet and the Long Island Intracoastal Waterway. An upcoming major milestone will be LTG Semonite’s final approval […]

  • 30 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Oregon’s Depoe Bay city officials are seeking funding from the U.S. Corps of Engineers 2019 Work Plan for the Depoe Bay Harbor dredging project, the News Lincoln County informs.  Members from the harbor commission and city council were in Washington DC last week to meet with Oregon Congressmen, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) […]

  • 1 December 2014
    Business & Finance

      The Marine Department has stepped up its measures to prevent encroachment on public waters after officials discovered several cases of the offense in the Chaophraya and the Pahsak Chonlasit Rivers. Director of the Marine Department Region 2 office, Wilawan Siringampen, disclosed that her agency had adopted several measures to prevent the encroachment on public […]

  • 18 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Senior leaders from the Army Corps’ North Atlantic Division, together with the officials from other districts, spent the beginning of the week at the Corps, New England for quarterly regional governance meetings. During the visit, officials toured the district’s ongoing Boston Harbor Dredging Project – a $350 million partnership between the Army Corps, the Commonwealth […]

  • 23 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    A plaque was unveiled yesterday to mark the completion of a £2.2 million award winning coastal defense scheme in the North Yorkshire village of Runswick Bay. The Runswick Bay Coastal Protection Trust and local residents joined representatives from Scarborough Borough Council, Environment Agency, Royal HaskoningDHV, JBA Consulting and ESH Construction to celebrate the end of […]

  • 18 November 2013

    House Speaker John Boehner appointed Congressman Tom Rice (R-SC) to the bipartisan Conference Committee for the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA). Last month, the House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed WRRDA with a vote of 417 to 3; sending the legislation to conference with the Senate-passed companion bill. The House and Senate Conferees will […]

  • 13 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Huddled around a small conference table at the Clarence Cannon National Wildlife Refuge Headquarters in Annada, Mo., March 4, members of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the public discussed a draft plan to improve the wetland ecosystem of the entire 3,750-acre refuge. Benefits of […]

  • 8 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Deval Patrick and Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray yesterday broke ground on the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal, which will become the first port in the United States equipped to support offshore wind turbine deployment. The new terminal will solidify Massachusetts’ role as a leader in clean energy and energy efficiency. “Investing in infrastructure just […]

  • 2 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Tybee Island is pushing for another round of beach renourishment funding in the next legislative session. The US Army Corps of Engineers pays for 70% of the cost of replenishing the sand at the summer tourism destination. The federal government picks up the lion’s share of the cost. That’s because studies find most of the […]

  • 2 April 2013

    The $50 million in additional port deepening funds proposed by Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal has been approved by the state legislature and now awaits the governor’s signature. Along with previous funding, Georgia has allocated $231.1 million toward the state’s portion of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP). The $50 million in additional port deepening funds […]

  • 4 April 2012

    After missing a deadline, Newport Beach officials were granted a deadline extension and have until June to commence the next phase of the city’s harbor dredging project, Daily Pilot reports. Dredged materials from areas near the south side of Lido Isle, the north side of Balboa Island, West Coast Highway, the Coast Guard Station and […]

  • 11 May 2012

    Autorità portuale di Piombino has invited bidders to submit offers for the Port of Piombino dredging project. This project includes: – Remediation works to the Port of Piombino involving dredging works to the main basin; – Treatment of dredged materials with the transporting of environmentally clean sediment by sea and depositing in a designated disposal […]

  • 6 January 2012

    Sjöfartsverket has announced tender for dredging works at the Port of Gavle. The work mainly consists of dredging approximately 4.1 million cubic metres of soil and clay at the entrance into the Port of Gavle, including the demolition of a lighthouse F4. Design and construction of one or two new beacons (depending on whether the […]

  • 16 December 2011

    Morlaix Communauté has announced tender for the dredging project at the Port of Morlaix. This project includes the dredging works at the Port of Morlaix, with the transportation and dumping of recovered sediments into a designated stockpile dumping area. Tender details: Open procedure. Project period: 48 months from date of contract award. Tender deadline is […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) yesterday announced that it is awarding over $179,000 to three organizations for the restoration of the Proctor Creek Watershed in Atlanta, Ga. Nationally, $2.1 million was awarded to 36 organizations in 17 states and Puerto Rico to help protect and restore urban waters, improve water quality, and support community […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Sydney International Container Terminals announced today the official opening of its new container terminal at Port Botany by NSW Premier, Mike Baird, recognizes the start of a major transformation of the State’s maritime international trade. The new container terminal sits on 45 ha of reclaimed land just across from Sydney Airport and employs a high […]

  • 26 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional Infrastructure and Services Andrew Stoner and Member for Port Macquarie Leslie Williams have announced a tender to improve the navigation of the Town Green Channel on the Hastings River. Mr Stoner said the tender for works included dredging and transferring up to 10,000 cubic metres of marine sand from […]

  • 5 July 2012

    The Punch reports that Mr. Julius Oloro, the Chairman of Ojodu Local Council Development Area, Lagos State, on Wednesday appealed to the state government to dredge the waterways in the area. Oloro said the call became necessary because of the devastating effects of floods occasioned by the blockage of two major waterways in the community […]

  • 24 May 2011

    With the muck at the bottom of Davis Lake substantially deeper than expected, making its removal substantially more expensive, the rehabilit… By ALI HELGOTH (newsherald) [mappress] Source: newsherald, May 24, 2011;