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  • 29 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    In the context of the Inter-American Committee (CIP) Secretariat’s Capacity Building Program, the Organization of American States (OAS) and Piedroba Consulting Group (PCG) have decided to partner with the Port of Buenos Aires, Argentina to offer an Executive Dredging Seminar on November 14-15. This day-and-a-half Seminar is geared toward Port CEO’s, General Managers, Executives, Engineers, […]

  • 1 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Van Oord has ordered a new subsea rock installation vessel. Sinopacific Shipbuilding Group Shanghai will build the vessel at its Ningbo yard in China. The vessel will be delivered in 2016. Subsea rock installation is a proven technique for the protection and stabilisation of offshore structures and pipelines, and is one of Van Oord’s main activities […]

  • 3 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The dredging program will be carried out very soon in the vicinity of Pulau Muara Besar (PMB) in Brunei, according to Hengyi Industries Sdn Bhd. On behalf of Hengyi, subcontractors LSL and WEC Sdn Bhd will perform the dredging activity in the surrounding areas of PMB Western and Southern Channels from October 6th this year until May 30th […]

  • 28 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Piedroba Consulting Group (PCG), a Miami based marine infrastructure consultancy firm with an emphasis on dredging, has reported a very busy 2016, filled with lots of activities and accomplishments. The company also reported a growth in its revenues. Enough reasons for Dredging Today to catch up with Piedroba partners Jelle Prins and Luis Prieto y Munoz and […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Grup TCB, a global reference in maritime freight management, will operate the new TCQ terminal at Puerto Quetzal, located on the Pacific coast of Guatemala, for the next 25 years with an option to renew the contract. In order to improve service levels and productivity of container operations in the area, the company will invest […]

  • 20 September 2012

    National water agency Public Utilities Board (PUB) has announced it will be enhancing flood protection at the Bukit Timah area. To achieve that, the PUB plans to widen and deepen the Bukit Timah 1st Diversion Canal. According to channelnewsasia.com, this flood protection project will increase drainage capacity in the Upper Bukit Timah catchment by about […]

  • 3 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will hold the first of several workshops with the Hudson River PCBs Site Community Advisory Group on Thursday, May 5, 2016, to discuss the second five-year review for the Hudson River PCBs Superfund site. The purpose of the five-year review is to ensure that the Hudson River cleanup is working […]

  • 17 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Exide Corporation and Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (CTDEEP) have announced that the presence of Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) were detected in select dredge sediment samples that were collected from the currently stockpiled dredge materials that are located on the former Exide site in Fairfield. The presence of PCBs in the stockpiled dredge spoils […]

  • 23 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Press Information Bureau (PIB) of Government of India has just announced that the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Wednesday approved fresh estimates for deepening and widening of the Mumbai harbor channel and the Jawaharlal Nehru Port channel – Phase II. The PIB’s release said that the entire project, worth Rs. 2,029 crore (around $309 […]

  • 17 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The next meeting of the Hudson River PCBs Site Community c (CAG) will take place on Thursday, April 23, 2015 at the Saratoga Town Hall (12 Spring Street, Schuylerville, NY, 12871). The Hudson dredging project is being undertaken by GE under an agreement with the EPA, which selected dredging as the remedial strategy to address PCBs […]

  • 20 August 2010

    The considered thoughts of seven independent scientists about how best to proceed with the dredging of PCBs from the Hudson River generate… (timesunion) [mappress] Source: timesunion, August 21, 2010;

  • 13 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will hold two open house sessions on October 27 and 28 in Glen Jean, West Virginia. The two sessions will answer questions about soil and water sampling conducted this past summer at three locations around Minden, West Virginia that detected low levels of Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs). The open house sessions […]

  • 1 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) took an important step towards addressing serious contamination in the Berry’s Creek Study Area, which is part of the Ventron/Velsicol Superfund site in Bergen County, N.J., by proposing a plan to take actions to address known sources of the contamination. “The proposed plan will address the worst contamination first […]

  • 26 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last Tuesday, the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation released its independent report on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s review of the cleanup of PCBs in the Hudson River. It found that dredging performed by General Electric to clean up a portion of the PCBs from the Hudson River was not protective of human health or […]

  • 5 December 2012

    Due to several difficulties, the Karnaphuli river dredging program is progressing very slowly. These obstacles are created by local political activists and some Chittagong Port officials, reports thefinancialexpress-bd.com. Chittagong Port Engineer Sahidul Islam stated: “If the project is not completed within the specific timeframe of 600 days from the launching of the project the dredged […]

  • 22 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The environmental groups Riverkeeper and Scenic Hudson along with the Chamber of Southern Saratoga County will host a public meeting today in Mechanicville to discuss PCBs in the Hudson River and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s cleanup efforts. “The event also offers a chance to connect with other concerned citizens, and there will be help for […]

  • 29 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will hold a public workshop to discuss the progress of the second five-year review for the Hudson River PCBs Superfund site on Wednesday, November 30, 2016. This is the third of several workshops that are being held to involve the public during the five-year review process for the Hudson River […]

  • 1 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finalized a cleanup plan that will remove contamination in the creek corridor of the Eighteen Mile Creek Superfund Site in Lockport, N.Y. The creek corridor is approximately one mile in length and extends from the Erie Canal to Harwood Street in Lockport. According to EPA, the Creek and […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The next meeting of the Hudson River PCBs Site Community Advisory Group (CAG) will be Thursday, October 1, 2015 at the Saratoga Spa State Park Administration Building. The Hudson River CAG represents interests that were identified in EPA’s April 2003 Draft Community Involvement Plan for the site. All general meetings of the CAG are open […]

  • 27 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As part of the plan to become one of the largest container terminals in Chile, Puerto Central S.A (PCE) in San Antonio is building a new multipurpose terminal with a 15m draft, allowing the port to handle Post-Panamax ships. Regarding this, Kalmar, part of Cargotec, said that they have received an order from PCE for […]

  • 12 September 2011

    University of Iowa researchers have found high levels of toxic polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in the deep sediments lining the Indiana… (uiowa) [mappress] Source: uiowa, September 12, 2011

  • 24 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) New England regional office has just announced that the cleanup work of New Bedford Harbor (MA) is progressing very well. According to the New England office, by late 2017, the total volume dredged from the harbor was approx. 180,000 cubic yards. “The total dredge volume far exceeds the past annual record […]

  • 8 May 2011

    Dredging officials are waiting to see if the flooding of the Hudson River pushed around any PCBs.  “Anything in a river moves, but the quest… By LYDIA WHEELER (poststar) [mappress] Source: poststar, May 8, 2011;

  • 19 March 2010

    PITTSFIELD — General Electric has until July 15 to propose its so-called Rest of River cleanup plan to remove PCBs from the Housatonic River, according to a spokesman for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. [mappress] Source:berkshireeagle,March 19,2010;

  • 15 April 2011

    Robert Michaels wanted to know why General Electric Co. is wasting its time dredging PCBs out of the Hudson River. By LYDIA WHEELER (poststar) [mappress] Source: poststar, April 15, 2011

  • 6 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The next meeting of the Hudson River PCBs Superfund Site Community Advisory Group (CAG) will take place on November 8 at the Saratoga Town Hall in Schuylerville, NY, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) informs.  Various technical evaluations and project activities are currently ongoing and EPA will provide an overall update on status of various […]