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  • 6 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    One of the largest cleanup projects ever undertaken in the United States, dredging of New York’s Upper Hudson River, is finally finished, announced GE in a release. According to the release, since 2009, GE has removed the majority of PCBs from the Upper Hudson River. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has called the project an historic […]

  • 17 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Piedroba Consulting Group (PCG) and HR Wallingford will be hosting a half day Dredging Symposium, designed for dredge project owners. The primary focus of the course, set for June 12th at the Hyatt Regency Miami, will be to address topics for the improvement of the dredging project management process; from concept development through post project […]

  • 2 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The next meeting of the Hudson River PCBs Superfund Site Community Advisory Group (CAG) will take place on Wednesday, December 4, 2019, at the Saratoga Town Hall, 12 Spring Street, Schuylerville, NY.  During the meeting, EPA will provide an update on status of various current project activities and the long-term monitoring activities (water, fish, sediment, […]

  • 20 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Senior Advisor Cameron Davis recently joined Michigan Office of the Great Lakes Director Jon Allan, Monroe Mayor Robert Clark and local partners in Monroe, Mich., to mark the near completion of restoration work at the River Raisin Area of Concern. “The River Raisin Area of Concern cleanup is proof positive that […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance

      The next meeting of the Hudson River PCBs Site Community Advisory Group (CAG) is scheduled for 4 December 2014 at the Saratoga Spa State Park Administration Building (19 Roosevelt Drive, Saratoga Springs, NY, 12866), Gideon Putnam Room. Meeting Agenda 1:00pm Welcome, Introductions, Review October 2014 Meeting Summary • Consensus Building Institute 1:10 Dredging Project […]

  • 29 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Turkish Container Terminal (TCEEGE), operated by Grup Marítim TCB, continues its strategic plan for technological innovation by adding an ECH (empty container handler) to its equipment, increasing the speed, safety and environmental sustainability as compared to the reach stackers used until now. Furthermore, the company has begun to extend part of the Terminal close […]

  • 3 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Komatsu Europe has introduced its new PC210LCi-11 hydraulic excavator. “The Komatsu PC210LCi-11 integrates all the benefits of the standard PC210LC-11 excavator but with the extra advantage of Komatsu’s unique intelligent Machine Control technology, a now proven concept that has penetrated markets worldwide,” the company stated. Mal McCoy, Product Manager at Komatsu Europe, added that “the […]

  • 1 March 2010
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dredging Corporation of India Limited is a premier national dredging company in India and is a Category-I Mini Ratna Enterprise. The Company caters to the dredging requirement of all the major ports in India, Navy, non-major ports all over India etc. The Company has also undertaken some of the prestigious… [mappress] Source:pib,February 25,2010;

  • 1 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Avalon posted an update on the Stone Harbor/southern Avalon beach fill project on Wednes­day, July 31st: “The entire sand dredg­ing oper­a­tion is com­plete. No addi­tional sand will be dredged on the beaches. Accord­ing to Brian Miller from Nor­folk Dredg­ing, the lines have already been cleaned and flushed, and it is very likely that the removal […]

  • 12 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Following the arrival of Jan De Nul’s cutter suction dredger ‘Niccolo Machiavelli’ on January 2, the Takoradi Port dredging program is already 75 percent complete. This dredging scheme, which will pave the way for other development projects to follow, is on track for completion by late March or early April 2015. When fully finished, the […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    PCi Dredging of Minocqua, WI, a subsidiary of Peterson Companies, Inc., has completed a million dollar dredging project at Lakeside Park, the crown jewel of Fond du Lac’s park system. The dredging operation, which started in December 2013 and just wrapped up last week, removed around 70,000 cubic yards of silt material from 7,000 feet […]

  • 25 May 2020
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Texas Commission on Environmental Quality recently completed removal of nearly 14,000 cubic yards of contaminated sediment from the Donna Reservoir and Canal System Superfund site in South Texas. The sediment was removed from a half-mile section of the canal with the highest concentration of contamination from polychlorinated biphenyls […]

  • 10 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Komatsu Europe International N.V. has introduced the PC290LC/NLC-11 hydraulic excavator to the European market. Built on proven EU Stage IIIB engine technology, Komatsu’s EU Stage IV engines are productive, dependable and efficient. With a net 159 kW (213 HP) @ 2.050 rpm and operating weights between 29.850 kg – 30.950 kg, the PC290LC/NLC-11 maintains the powerful […]

  • 14 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, announced few days ago that the Raw Water Storage Impoundment (RWSI) construction project – an important part of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) – is now roughly 60% complete. The contractor, Thalle Construction Company of Hillsborough, North Carolina, started work on the project in March 2016. USACE […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Shares of Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation have gone up 2% since it reported its fourth-quarter and full-year 2013 earnings, according to propertymentorgroup.com. 2013 earnings per share of 33 cents, increased three fold from the year-ago earnings of 11 cents, in line with the Zacks Consensus Estimate. The dredging services provider reported earnings per share of […]

  • 16 June 2017
    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 in offer Executive Dredging Seminars to OAS member’s port authorities. This day-and-a-half Seminar is geared toward Port CEO’s, General Managers, Executives, and High-Level Officials. The content shall include […]

  • 23 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Piedroba Consultig Group LLC has announced its 2014 class schedule for the Dredging Fundamentals Course held in collaboration with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. 2014 will mark the fourth consecutive year where the Corps has opted to partner up with Piedroba in order to train federal employees working on navigable waterway projects. Luis Prieto-Portar, […]

  • 30 March 2012

    The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced that it is conducting a five-year review of the remedial action for the Hudson River PCBs Superfund Site. The cleanup is being performed in the Upper Hudson River north of Troy, New York. The Hudson River PCBs Superfund Site extends from Hudson Falls, New York, to the […]

  • 30 May 2018
    Business & Finance

     Jan De Nul Group has just presented a video of the remediation works in Oskarshamn harbor basin in Sweden. In the past, a copper production site and battery factory discharged their contaminated waste water into the sea, resulting in the whole harbor basin becoming contaminated with heavy metals, PCBs and dioxins. As shipping continues […]

  • 24 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Piedroba Consulting Group has announced that it will be presenting at the 2014 Dredging & Reclamation Summit in Miami, Florida. Mr. Luis Prieto y Munoz M.A., the president of the firm, will share his thoughts on the new Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) and its affect on the dredging industry. The event will be held from […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Community Advisory Group for Hudson River PCBs Superfund Site will have its quarterly meeting at Saratoga Town Hall on October 30, 2014, from 1:00PM to 4:00PM. Meetings of the CAG are open to the public as a means to raise concerns with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency over the Superfund process. The draft agenda includes […]

  • 9 August 2013

    In a raid conducted in Kulvanu village under Ghagga Police station on Wednesday night, police arrested seven people for illegal sand dredging. Police also recovered a JCB machine and two trucks used to carry the sand. “The investigation is under process. Farm owner Raghuvir will be arrested soon,” said Ranveer Singh, station house officer, Ghagga […]

  • 2 September 2012

    G.K. Vasan, the Union Shipping Minister, stated that the new guidelines have been issued to streamline security clearance proposals to remove bottlenecks in award of port development projects. According to thehindubusinessline.com, the Ministry plans to award projects to create 244 million tonne of capacity during 2012-13. The Ministry has also given targets to all the […]

  • 16 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Another season of the Fox River Cleanup Project, now in its tenth year, was completed yesterday, November 15. The Fox River Cleanup Group reported that dredging, capping and covering operations have concluded for 2018. According to the Group, next to follow is demobilization of the dredges that will take place over the next couple of […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved the 2012 list of waters in New Jersey that are considered either impaired or threatened by pollutants. An impaired water body does not meet federally-approved water quality standards even after pollution controls have been put in place. A threatened water body is expected to be impaired within two […]

  • 11 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Construction work is expected to resume later this month on a facility in Massena, New York, to support the $243 million dredging project to clean up PCBs from the Grasse River. When constructed, the facility will be used as a staging area to support future dredging and capping operations. Before dredging work can start, the […]