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  • 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

  • 27 December 2010
    Equipment, Technology

    Company JCB, one of world leaders on special equipment manufacture, began release of new dredges-loaders 3CX and 4CX. Sale of special … (rusnews) [mappress] Source: rusnews, December 27, 2010

  • 12 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Corporation of India (DCI) Ltd. has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Government of India for the financial year 2016-17. The paper was signed by Shri Rajive Kumar, the Ministry of Shipping Secretary and Shri Rajesh Tripathi, Chairman and Managing Director of Dredging Corporation of India, in New Delhi. The MoU broadly consists of the performance […]

  • 19 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Piedroba Consulting Group (PCG), a Miami-based marine infrastructure consultancy firm specializing in project risk management, has continued to grow in 2018. Dredging Today recently caught up with Piedroba partners, Jelle Prins and Luis Prieto y Munoz, to review their 2018 and discuss Piedroba’s projections for 2019. DT: What notable changes did you experience in 2018? PCG (J. Prins): We have […]

  • 13 July 2011

    Crews are just days away from achieving this year’s objective for dredging PCBs from the lower Fox River…   (wbay) [mappress] Source: wbay, July 13, 2011;

  • 6 July 2010

    General Electric contractors are working on the Hudson River north of Albany again this summer, but this time they’re not dredging PCBs…   [mappress] Source: wcax, July 7, 2010;

  • 22 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dredging project that will clean up pollution at the mouth of the River Raisin in the City of Monroe continues and is scheduled for completion by the year end. The dredging will remove toxic polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) from the area, making room for armored cap installation. The dredging, which began in April, comes as the final step in cleaning up pollution from the […]

  • 29 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Shri Nitin Gadkari, is set to initiate the development of 300 km long river route from Hajipur to Triveni Ghat, Government of India’s Press Information Bureau reports.  According to their official announcement, this capital development scheme will include $1.8 million […]

  • 12 October 2012

    The Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) has lined up more development projects in the country in addition to a number of projects that it has earlier announced. The latest listing includes the Caminawit Port development project in San Jose, Occidental Mindoro and the construction of buildings for the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) at the […]

  • 11 November 2010

    The EPA announced that work to clean-up PCBs in and around the Kalamazoo River near a dam south of Plainwell has finished at an … By Tim Keith (allegannews) [mappress] Source: allegannews, November 11, 2010;

  • 27 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos last week announced a landmark agreement (PDF) between DEC and Arconic, Inc. Under the agreement, Arconic will provide more than $2.25 million to protect and restore critical habitat at the Grasse River Federal Superfund site in Massena, NY. Arconic is required by the U.S. […]

  • 6 April 2011

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is accepting public comment on General Electric Co.’s plan for the next phase of removing PCBs…   (dailyfreeman) [mappress] Source: dailyfreeman, April 6, 2011;    

  • 4 November 2011

    Following clearance by the Public Investment Board (PIB) recently, with cost estimated at Rs 1,571 crore, Jawaharlal Nehru Port’s (JNP) …   (eximin) [mappress] Source: eximin, November 4, 2011;

  • 17 October 2011

    The Public Investment Board (PIB) is set to approve the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) project for deepening and widening of the Mumbai… (business-standard) [mappress] Source: business-standard, October 17, 2011;

  • 21 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The dredging operations are currently underway for what is believed to be the final stretch for the Fox River Cleanup Project, the FOX 11 News reports. This cleanup scheme is designed to reduce risk to human health and the environment due to the presence of PCBs – polychlorinated biphenyls – in Fox River sediment. It’s […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The next meeting of the Hudson River PCBs Site Community Advisory Group (CAG) is scheduled for Thursday, June 26, 2014, at the Saratoga Town Hall (12 Spring Street, Schuylerville, NY, 12871). A Community Advisory Group (CAG) is made up of representatives of diverse community interests. Its purpose is to provide a public forum for community […]

  • 16 September 2011

    To clean nullahs, the BMC has decided to buy a robotic multipurpose excavator, which can do the job of a JCB, a Poclain excavator and…   By Linah Baliga (timesofindia) [mappress] Source: timesofindia, September 16, 2011

  • 10 June 2011

    Workers resumed dredging toxic PCBs from the upper Hudson River this week — a massive effort that will take five to seven years to… BY SCOTT FALLON (northjersey) [mappress] Source: northjersey, June 10, 2011    

  • 13 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    University of Iowa researchers have confirmed that sediments of the Indiana Harbor and Ship Canal (IHSC) in East Chicago, Ind., are contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). [mappress] Source: Science Daily, January 12, 2010

  • 10 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency yesterday announced proposed agreements with two subsidiaries of The Lightstone Group that are developing 700 units of residential housing adjacent to the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn, New York. The companies, LSG 363 Bond Street LLC and LSG 365 Bond Street LLC, have agreed to conduct sampling, cleanup work, and other measures […]

  • 14 September 2011

    Though high waters from torrential rains briefly sidelined crews dredging PCBs from the Hudson River, administrators of the massive cleanup… By MICHAEL HILL AP (news) [mappress] Source: news, September 14, 2011

  • 29 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The new dredging season along the Fox River in Green Bay is now officially underway, according to the Fox River Cleanup Project official website. Commenting this, Scott Stein, Fox River Cleanup Project spokesman, said: “The dredging aspect of it is really to reduce the impact of PCBs on the environment and human health.” The spokesman said […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a plan to clean up contaminated soil and sediment at the Lower Ley Creek area of the Onondaga Lake Superfund Site located in the Town of Salina, Onondaga County, New York. Discharges from nearby industries and a landfill have contaminated the soil and sediment with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) […]

  • 25 January 2012

    Brad Richardson, project coordinator for the Carter Lake restoration, stated that the dredging project is set for June and July. “Part of the shoreline work will involve some spot vegetation kills with chemicals and use of a weed harvester,” he added. During the Omaha meeting, Richardson and other officials updated the public on the project […]

  • 26 May 2010

    An expert panel needs an extra two months to sort out more than 1,000 pages of competing studies on last year’s dredging of PCBs in the…   [mappress] Source: timesunion, May 26, 2010;

  • 17 August 2010

    GE applauds the work of the seven independent scientists who evaluated the first phase of the Hudson River dredging project. We agree with the unanimous conclusion in their draft report that the performance standards established by EPA to govern the dredging project could not be met in Phase 1 and cannot be met in Phase […]