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  • 17 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    One of the partners of Piedroba Consulting Group (PCG) Mr. Jelle Prins has provided invaluable insight into Piedroba’s business plans in the following interview with Dredging Today. What can you tell us about Piedroba Consulting Group? Piedroba Consulting Group (PCG) is a Miami based marine infrastructure consultancy firm with an emphasis on dredging operations in the […]

  • 17 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Samples taken from Port Angeles Harbor show toxic contamination spread throughout the marine environment near the former Rayonier Mill site. Yesterday, the Department of Ecology released a report that summarizes data collected about contamination on part of the mill site. The Marine Data Summary Report details the amount and type of contamination in the marine […]

  • 13 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Komatsu Europe International N.V. has introduced the PC210/LC-11 hydraulic excavator to the European market. It further leverages Komatsu’s leadership in technology and innovation with an environmentally friendly EU Stage IV Komatsu engine, up to 6% improved fuel efficiency, an upgraded cab design and enhanced safety and serviceability. Productivity is maximized and operating costs are reduced. Built on proven […]

  • 7 October 2011

    Throughput of the port of Ust-Luga in January-September 2011 jumped by 87.6 percent year-over-year, to 15,740,000 tons, JSC Ust-Luga said… (portnews) [mappress] Source: portnews, October 7, 2011;

  • 5 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Slack Brook Section 14 Emergency Riverbank Erosion Protection project in Leominster, Mass., will be completed under the terms of a $372,316.00 contract recently awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by Gordon Contracting, Inc., of Sangerville, Maine. Construction is scheduled to start in November 2015 and […]

  • 6 January 2011

    Genesis Water Solutions, a Colorado Corporation, is pleased to announce the availability of our mobile Rapid Dewatering System (RDS) using the Joshua process to separate fine particulates. Now, for the first time in the industry: • Dredged slurry (fine material) is instantaneously dewatered • Dewatering at the same rate the dredge slurry is delivered • […]

  • 18 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Environmental experts gave an update on the clean up process at the nation’s largest hazardous waste site, the Hudson River. Since 2009, General Electric has been removing 1.3 million tons of PCBs that were dumped into 200 miles of the Hudson River. At a public forum, officials from the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department […]

  • 31 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a plan to clean up contaminated ground water at the Shenandoah Road Ground water Contamination Superfund site in a rural area of East Fishkill, New York. Past industrial activities contaminated the ground water with tetrachloroethene, commonly known as PCE, which is a volatile organic compound that can have […]

  • 11 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    General Electric is working aggressively to refine plans for the sixth and final season of dredging, which will be performed later this year from May through November. When dredging is completed this year, GE will have removed 100 percent of the PCBs targeted by EPA for removal — more than 2.65 million cubic yards of […]

  • 27 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The Mützelfeldtwerft Nord GmbH, Cuxhaven, and the Kundt ServiceGmbH, Dormagen, will start working together in Cuxhaven under the joint brand name “MKS dredging” manufacturing and assembling excavator pontoons (“Backhoe Dredger”). “MKS dredging” benefits from the geographical advantages in Cuxhaven The Kundt Service GmbH, which has over 30 years experience in the construction of Backhoe Dredgers, […]

  • 28 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced a proposed cleanup plan for the Gowanus Canal that includes removing some of the contaminated sediment and capping dredged areas. The proposed plan also includes controls to prevent raw sewage overflows and other land-based sources of contamination from compromising the cleanup. The cost of the cleanup plan is expected […]

  • 14 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Komatsu Europe International is presenting the new HB365LC-3, a 36 tonnes hydraulic hybrid excavator, at the bauma 2016 international fair in Munich. Compared to a standard PC360LC-11 excavator, the new Komatsu Hybrid excavator was designed to provide 20% fuel savings to customers. The HB365LC-3 has the same SAA6D114E-6 engine (202 kW/271 HP) as the PC360LC-11, […]

  • 9 August 2011

      US Ecology, Inc. announced that General Electric Company has agreed to extend its contract with the Company to dispose of sediment removed from the Upper Hudson River in New York State through December 31, 2011. The Company was one of three vendors that disposed of sediment in 2010. The sediment contains polychlorinated biphenyls, or […]

  • 10 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The next meeting of the Hudson River PCBs Superfund Site Community Advisory Group (CAG) will take place on Tuesday, May 14, 2019, at the Gideon Putnam Hotel in Saratoga Springs, NY, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said in its latest announcement.  During the meeting, a brief presentation on the Certification of the Remedial Action […]

  • 14 September 2010

    The Superfund cleanup of the Sheboygan River between Eighth and 14th streets will be delayed until next spring, Mayor Bob Ryan said Monday night. The delay is because the Environmental Protection Agency and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources have yet to sign off on an agreement on the final design of the cleanup, expected […]

  • 19 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The former owner and operator of an industrial site along the Duwamish Waterway in Tukwila has signed an agreement with the Washington Department of Ecology (WDOE) to test soil and groundwater for contamination, a step toward planning a future river cleanup. The order covers the 21-acre Jorgensen Forge Corp. site at 78531 East Marginal Way […]

  • 11 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is proposing cleanup action for East Whitaker Pond, located within the Columbia Slough watershed. The proposed remedial action includes a combination of soil removal, dredging of contaminated sediments and placing a thin layer of clean material across the majority of the pond. In some locations, the clean material will include an […]

  • 27 November 2012

    A concrete decision about the Salalah Port expansion plan will be introduced next year, according to Peter Ford, Chief Executive Officer of Salalah Port Services. Mr. Ford stated: “We have seen a growth of around 15 pct till the third quarter of this year. If we can expect that again on a regular basis, we […]

  • 4 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Phase two of the Tuas Next-Generation Port project was officially inaugurated today with the installation of the first caisson for the new terminal. The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) will develop Tuas Next-Generation Port in four phases. MPA awarded the Tuas Terminal Phase 2 project to Penta-Ocean Construction Co. Ltd/Hyundai Engineering & Construction […]

  • 17 September 2013

    TCV Stevedoring Company, a stevedoring company in the Port of Valencia belonging to Grup TCB, last week took delivery of the components of its four new Konecranes RTG cranes. T he new machinery, part of an ambitious investment programme at the terminal, will be erected on the Muelle de Levante dock in the coming months. […]

  • 5 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the New Mexico Environment Department marked the completion of a new system to address contamination from a plume of chemicals in Grants, New Mexico. The chemicals, called chlorinated solvents, are believed to have come from a dry-cleaning business. The contamination spread through soils and a shallow aquifer under the city, […]

  • 8 February 2012

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation Limited (NQBP) has commenced the process for developing a new Land Use Plan for the Port of Weipa. The new Land Use Plan will guide future development at the Port of Weipa. The first stage in this process is the preparation of a Statement of Proposals which identifies matters that […]

  • 21 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    33,23 million tons of seaborne cargo were handled in Klaipeda Seaport within the period of January – December of 2013. Although it was less by 5,4 pct. (or -1,92 mln tn.) comparing with the corresponding period of 2012, the long-term cargo handling tendencies obviously demonstrate the increase – this cargo handling result was the third […]

  • 30 April 2012

      The Republic reports that a federal judge’s ruling has opened the door to full-scale cleanup of a Wisconsin river polluted by toxins from a bygone papermaking era. Judge William Griesbach ruled Friday that NCR Corp. alone is responsible for the costs of cleaning up the Fox River in northeastern Wisconsin. He said the harm […]

  • 24 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    FRPD – Fraser River Pile & Dredge (GP) Inc. recently completed Berm Construction & Dredging Project at Pacific Coast Terminals (PCT), deepening the channel and basin in the Burrard Inlet for larger carriers. Using three types of dredgers, FRPD was tasked with dredging up to 400,000m³ from the Burrard Inlet. The purpose of the project […]

  • 10 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    A major milestone has been reached as construction work gets underway on the Environment Agency’s York Flood Alleviation Scheme, in partnership with City of York Council. Contractors have started preparing to raise and improve flood defenses from Westgate Apartments to the Park Inn hotel on North Street, reported the EA today. This section of the […]