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  • 7 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Indiana Harbor and Canal has not been dredged since 1972, but thanks to a truly collaborative effort, the Corps has started to safely remove and contain sediment to not only restore deep draft commercial navigation but improve water quality in southern Lake Michigan. Over a period of eight to 10 years, the Indiana Harbor […]

  • 21 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced last Friday, December 18, that the state has filed a request for a public hearing over the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ proposed plan to place dredged material from the Cleveland Harbor directly in Lake Erie. Dredging ensures that water is deep enough for commercial cargo ships to safely […]

  • 28 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    This past April CAPSA (Compañía Auxiliar del Puerto, SA), the leading container logistics company at the Port of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, celebrated its 50th anniversary. The company, part of Grup Maritim TCB since 1999, has gradually improved its operational capacity thanks to experience and innovation. In 2012 it handled 268,000 TEUs, up by more […]

  • 12 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The public has two additional weeks to review and comment on draft rule changes to the state’s Sediment Management Standards (SMS) for cleaning up contaminated in-water sediments. The current public comment period started Aug. 15, 2012, and was slated to end Oct. 15. But the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is extending the end date […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    The Partrac Cohesive Strength Meter (CSM) is being used in the STELAR-S2S project. The overall aim of the STELAR project is to understand the importance of climatic and autogenic controls in determining the transfer of sediment from source-to-sink in one of the world’s largest rivers – the Mekong. Floodplain characteristics and sedimentation will be obtained […]

  • 23 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The public is invited to comment on proposed options for cleaning up the Cornwall Avenue site on the Bellingham waterfront through Sept. 20. The Port of Bellingham, with Washington Department of Ecology oversight, compiled a draft report that details contamination found on the site and evaluates potential cleanup options. Ecology is hosting a public meeting […]

  • 18 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    GRC (Grond Recyclage Centrum, Soil Recycling Center) today celebrates its 20 years of existence. As a pioneer in soil recycling, GRC is still at the top of soil remediation. Thanks to continuing investments and innovations in the last 20 years, it processes a wide range of contaminated materials today. GEC was founded even before the […]

  • 23 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Recharged and rejuvenated beaches at Holland on Sea will reopen to the public tomorrow following the completion of phase one of a £36 million coastal protection scheme. The beaches have been closed off for safety reasons while the work has been undertaken by contractors. Tendring District Council (TDC) has now taken possession of the sands […]

  • 12 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The third physical monitoring of the 2013-14 Sanibel and Captiva Islands Beach Renourishment Project started earlier this week, the Captiva Erosion Prevention District just announced.  The purpose of the monitoring is to evaluate the performance and effectiveness of the project. Required by the Florida Department of Environmental Projection, monitoring surveys are conducted annually for a period […]

  • 31 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently bestowed its annual “Citizen Excellence in Community Involvement Award” on a community advisory group formed to raise awareness and solicit public input into the agency’s proposed $1.7 billion Superfund cleanup of the Passaic River. The award, which recognizes a “significant contribution” to a Superfund cleanup, went to the […]

  • 28 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has adopted changes to the state’s standards for cleaning up contaminated in-water sediments. The changes take effect Sept. 1, 2013. In 1991, Ecology first adopted the Sediment Management Standards (SMS) for guiding the management of sediments. The SMS rule is used to conduct environmental cleanup work, manage the dredging […]

  • 13 February 2012
    Equipment, Technology, Vessels

      Qingzhou Dongwei Dredger Co. Ltd. has designed a new 300m3 hydraulic cutter suction dredger DW-C200. Specifications: Total length: 29.5m Total width: 6.5m Hull depth: 2.2m Main pontoon size: 15×3.5×2.2m Side pontoons size: 19×1.5×2.2m Draft: 1.4m Cutter Dia of cutter head: 1345mm Number of blades: 5 pcs Max speed(rpm): 30 Power at shaft: 110kw Pump […]

  • 24 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dave Himmelheber, Ph.D., a Geosyntec environmental engineer based in New Jersey, has published a chapter on contaminated sediments in a monograph issued by the environmental research arms of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). Dr. Himmelheber’s chapter, “In Situ Biotransformation of Contaminants in Sediments,” appears as part of Processes, Assessment and Remediation of Contaminated Sediments, […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    Houston Port Commissioners awarded recently a contract to TCB/GBA Joint Venture for professional engineering and planning services in support of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ feasibility study of modifications to improve the Houston Ship Channel system. That system includes the Houston, Barbours Cut and Bayport ship channels. “This study is critical to the greater […]

  • 17 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    WEDA’s Chair of the Environmental Commission, Craig Vogt, announced the 2014 winners of the WEDA Environmental Excellence Awards at the organization’s annual conference held at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The WEDA Environmental Excellence Awards are given annually in two categories: navigation dredging and environmental dredging. For navigation dredging: The 2014 […]

  • 9 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency has just released the latest update on the Shoreham Adur tidal walls scheme. The Shoreham Adur project is being carried out by Team Van Oord on behalf of the Environment Agency, Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership, Adur District Council and West Sussex County Council. The scheme is separated into 10 reaches, or […]

  • 31 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    OTT Hydrometry has launched a new portable current meter for fast accurate flow measurements in open channels. The OTT MF Pro is robust, simple to use and able to provide accurate measurements in shallow or low flow conditions, even in turbulent, high sediment or at sites where weed growth is an issue. As an electromagnetic […]

  • 11 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded about $5.2 million for water protection and restoration projects in the San Francisco Bay Area. San Francisco Bay is a designated “estuary of national significance” under the Clean Water Act. The bay and its tributary streams, situated in an urban area with more than seven million people, provide […]

  • 28 December 2011

    AquaBlok, Ltd., a leading manufacturer of composite particle materials for environmental remediation, has developed a new product for in-situ treatment and remediation of contaminated sediments. The new technology represents an improvement over costly remediation methods like dredging and conventional capping that can damage existing ecosystems. The company has developed a new in-situ reactive amendment based […]

  • 3 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (October 28 – November 3, 2019).   Launching of TSHD Meuse River Set for November 16 A launching ceremony of the new 7.950m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Meuse River will take place on Saturday, November 16, 2019.   Hansel […]

  • 10 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    HR Wallingford has announced that their classroom training under the name ‘Wave Action on Coastal Structures’ is set to take place on May 21-22, 2019, in Jumeirah Lake Towers, Dubai.  This course will teach the theory and methods necessary for delivering alternative solutions to coastal problems. “Attendees will gain a thorough understanding of a range […]

  • 17 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    American contractor Cashman Dredging & Marine Contracting in September 2014 took delivery of the Damen DOP submersible dredge pump. Since then, the DOP450L high efficiency pump has completed many jobs throughout the USA, recently completing one in Puerto Rico. On its current job in Tampa, Florida, the DOP450L was integrated in a recently built hydraulic unloader, called “Kraken”. Here, […]

  • 2 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    The Project consists of maintenance dredging of Mission Bay – Entrance and Main channel and possibly Mariners Cove… More: www.fbo.gov;

  • 3 August 2020

    Emily Twiggs, Senior Project Scientist, EOMAP Australia https://www.linkedin.com/in/emily-twiggs-796989b5/ www.eomap.com https://www.portandcoastalsolutions.com https://nqbp.com.au EOMAP applies its satellite-derived turbidity monitoring capabilities to dredging programs run by the North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP). Turbidity plumes are stirred-up sediment which can be transported long distances by currents. Understanding the full spatial and temporal variability of turbidity, whether from natural […]

  • 9 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency yesterday released latest update on the Shoreham Adur tidal walls scheme. The Shoreham scheme is being carried out by Mackley as part of Team Van Oord, working on behalf of the Environment Agency, Coast to Capital Local Enterprise Partnership, Adur District Council and West Sussex County Council. Once completed, the £31 million project […]

  • 8 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    At the fourth National Delta Congress, the prestigious American Franz Edelman Award was handed out to the Dutch consortium who won the award in April 2013 in Texas for the project ‘Economically Efficient Flood Standards to Protect the Netherlands against Flooding’. In the presence of Minister Schultz van Haegen, Anne Robinson, the President of the […]