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  • 13 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    A Dominican-registered dredger JBB DE RONG 19 sank earlier today (12.40am local time) following a collision with an Indonesian-registered tanker KARTIKA SEGARA some 1.7 nautical miles south-west of Sisters Island in Singapore. The dredger was transiting the westbound lane while the tanker was departing Singapore joining the eastbound lane of the Traffic Separation Scheme (TSS) in […]

  • 13 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    With the completion in late May of “Reach D”, an 11-mile stretch of the Delaware River’s main shipping channel in Delaware, the Delaware River Main Channel Deepening Project is now about 60 percent complete, reported officials of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) this week. The deepening project, funded by both the federal government and […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The new Suez Canal in Egypt will be officially opened today. A project for which Jan De Nul Group realized no less than one third of all works. “And that is something we are very proud of,” said Jan Pieter De Nul, CEO of Jan De Nul Group. “This really is an iconic performance. It […]

  • 8 June 2011
    Business & Finance

      Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) announces that 64.31 percent of the shareholders have elected a stock dividend distributed in the form of ordinary shares. As a result, 2,497,479 new ordinary shares will be issued today. The admission of these shares to trading on NYSE Euronext Amsterdam is required under the rules of Euronext Rulebook […]

  • 8 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    River Raisin in Monroe, Michigan is getting closer–one scoop at a time–to being delisted from the Great Lakes Areas of Concern. The 2.6-mile section of the river, located near the Port of Monroe, Michigan’s only port on Lake Erie, was contaminated with PCBs and lead from nearby manufacturing. Multiple cleanups starting in 1997 have removed […]

  • 14 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Fox River dredging operations for the 2014 season resumed last week. Work to remove shipwreck debris behind 1611 State St. in Green Bay, WI, is expected to be underway soon, and capping and covering operations will start in May. The Fox River Cleanup Project, designed to reduce risk to human health and the environment […]

  • 16 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Komatsu Europe International N.V. has launched the PC170LC-10 excavator to the European market. This newest addition to Komatsu’s dash-10 series, with operating weights ranging from 17,280-18,220 kg., provides improved performance with up to 5% more lift capacity with a standard counterweight compared to the previous PC160LC-8. The optional heavier counterweight provides up to 15% more […]

  • 6 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced a legal agreement with Occidental Chemical Corporation to perform engineering and design work needed to begin the cleanup of the lower 8.3 miles of the lower Passaic River. This work, which includes sampling, evaluating technologies, and doing the engineering work necessary before physical cleanup work can begin, will be […]

  • 17 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    All seven members of Oregon’s congressional delegation yesterday urged federal environmental officials to support the prompt transition of the Portland Harbor Superfund site from the prolonged study phase to active cleanup. The letter from U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley and U.S. Reps. Peter DeFazio, Earl Blumenauer, Greg Walden, Kurt Schrader and Suzanne Bonamici […]

  • 30 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S Environmental Protection Agency has reached a settlement of $1.44 million with TDY Industries, LLC to help pay for groundwater cleanup at the South El Monte portion of the San Gabriel Valley Area 1 Superfund Site in Los Angeles, Calif. EPA is overseeing the extraction and treatment of groundwater polluted with industrial solvents such […]

  • 1 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Rick Scott has announced that Bay County was awarded $280,000 through Florida’s Defense Reinvestment and Infrastructure Grant Programs. The funding will be used to support and sustain Naval Support Activity Panama City and Tyndall Air Force Base, with its $2.6 billion in defense economic impact in Bay County. “We want Florida to be the […]

  • 11 June 2012

    The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has expressed satisfaction with its work to prevent flooding this year with the dredging of 29 canals in Bangkok progressing by 60%. BMA Spokesman Wasant Meewong spoke about the BMA’s readiness to deal with flooding this year, saying that the administration’s dredging work on 29 canals has progressed by 60%. […]

  • 26 July 2011

    DP World’s global portfolio of container terminals has continued to build on the excellent start to 2011 with the momentum continuing into the second quarter. Gross volumes for the first six months of the year were 26.2 million TEU or 11% ahead of the prior year. This performance was driven by strong growth in the […]

  • 24 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The consortium of IMDC, the Dutch companies CDR International and Rebel Group and the Ghanaian company ADK has been awarded the Feasibility Study for Deferred and Performance Based Maintenance Dredging of the Odaw Channel and Korle Lagoon in Ghana. The client is the Ministerie van Economische Zaken en Klimaat, Rijksdienst voor Ondernemend Nederland (RVO) and […]

  • 7 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    EPA Region 7 has issued an amendment to the Record of Decision (ROD) for the 10th Street Superfund Site in Columbus, Neb. EPA signed the ROD for the site in February 1995 to address groundwater contamination. The selected remedy for the 1995 ROD was sampling of municipal and monitoring wells and institutional controls to limit […]

  • 3 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) yesterday announced the selected cleanup plan to remove mercury, PCBs, and chromium contamination from the Berry’s Creek Study Area, which is part of the Ventron/Velsicol Superfund site in Bergen County. Acting EPA Administrator, Andrew Wheeler, signed off on the cleanup plan on September 25. At yesterday’s event in Moonachie, New […]

  • 16 March 2012

    According to the Ghana Nation, work on the 60 million euro Ada Sea Defense project scheduled to be completed in December 2013, is about 30 percent ready. Contractors for the project, Dredging International have already procured all materials including armor rocks, gravel and scour material to ensure a speedy completion of the project. Work is […]

  • 5 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    Manson Construction Co. of Seattle announced the sale of the Company to an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) owned S-Corp. Verit Advisors, a Chicago-based investment banking firm, was engaged by Manson and its shareholders to provide expertise in structuring a solution that optimized the company’s and shareholders’ objectives. In 1905, Peter Manson began Manson Construction […]

  • 12 August 2020
    Outlook & strategy

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is extending the deadline for public comments to be submitted on EPA’s proposed modifications to the 2016 cleanup plan for the “Rest of River” portion of the Housatonic River. EPA has also added a second session for the Public Hearing on August 26 and an additional Public Hearing for […]

  • 14 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that as the third season of dredging draws to a close later this week, a total of more than 1.3 million cubic yards of sediment contaminated with PCBs will have been removed from the Hudson River. Since dredging began on May 9, 2012, about 650,000 cubic yards of sediment […]

  • 11 January 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has ordered Sims Metal Management, located at the Port of Redwood City, Calif., to comply with federal Clean Water Act laws following inspections that found evidence of unlawful discharges of PCBs, mercury, lead, copper and zinc into San Francisco Bay. The South Bay facility is home to one of the […]

  • 25 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The next (virtual) meeting of the Hudson River PCBs Superfund Site Community Advisory Group (CAG) will take place on Thursday, May 28, 2020.  At the meeting, EPA will provide an update on status of various current project activities and the long-term monitoring activities (water, fish, sediment, and caps). According to their official announcement, EPA will […]

  • 5 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has said that they will release their Record of Decision (ROD) for the Grasse River cleanup today. During a conference call on Thursday April 4, 2013, they indicated to tribal officials that they would be implementing Remedial Option number six which calls for a combination of dredging and capping. This […]

  • 1 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Komatsu Europe International N.V. has launched of the new PC1250-11, a large hydraulic excavator with improved production levels and safety features. “The PC1250-11 has operating weights ranging from 115,9 tonnes to 118,3 tonnes. A Komatsu SAA6D170E-7 engine provides 578 kW / 775 HP @ 1.800 rpm,” the company said in its announcement. Exempt from current […]

  • 24 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Komatsu Europe International N.V. has introduced the PC360LC/NLC-11 hydraulic excavator to the European market. This new excavator was showcased at Intermat 2015 in Paris (April 20-25). Built on proven EU Stage IIIB engine technology, Komatsu’s EU Stage IV engines are productive, dependable and efficient. With a net 202 kW (271 HP) 1.950 rpm and operating weights between […]

  • 4 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    During General Director A.Lavrishchev’s working visit to the Far East on August, 29 2012, he visited sea ports of Posyet and Zarubino, where was acquainted with the operation of the Vladivostok Branch’s separate structural subdivisions. He also paticipated several working meetings with Torgoviy Port Posyet, PC and Mechel, PC representatives on issues of the FSUE […]