Search results for: Port of Wells

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  • 1 March 2013

    The Whangamata Bar Association (WBA) was formed after a meeting in May 2012 of 40 plus local surfers concerned about degrading wave quality at the Whangamata Bar. After independently monitoring The Bar under the guidance of surveyors and coastal process scientists, local members of Surfbreak Protection Society and WBA believe there is a correlation between […]

  • 6 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    EPA has reached a settlement with Merriam Manufacturing Co., Aztec Industries, LLC and the Estate of Allan Adams for partial reimbursement of EPA’s past costs in the remediation at the Durham Meadows Superfund Site. Under the terms of the Consent Decree, approved by the Court on Jan. 15, 2013, the settling parties are obligated to […]

  • 28 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The construction and subsequent use of the Pearce Creek Dredge Material Containment Area – combined with pre-existing natural conditions – has degraded the quality of groundwater close to the facility, according to a recent U.S. Geological Survey study. USGS scientists collected field data at the site in Cecil County, Maryland over a two-year period during […]

  • 18 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    A study commissioned by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has identified problems with the groundwater in the vicinity of the Pearce Creek Confined Disposal Facility, a site the Corps seeks to utilize for maintenance dredge sediment from the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal southern approach channels. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), which collected field […]

  • 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 January 2013

    The Government intends to award two or more contracts pursuant to this solicitation. These contracts shall be Indefinite Delivery/ Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Multiple Award Task Order Contracts (MATOC) to support U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, Military Construction and Support for Others program for Central America and Mexico. However, the Government reserves the right […]

  • 17 December 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wilmington District officially launched its newest survey vessel – SWART – with a Nov. 30 christening ceremony at the Engineer Repair Yard. The boat is named after Dirk Swart III (1935-2011) who served as captain and operator of District survey vessel GILLETTE from 1971 to his retirement in 2002 […]

  • 10 December 2012

    The Conservation Council of Western Australia will continue to investigate environmental impacts of King George Sound dredging, although this project was suspended, reports abc.net.au. Grange Resources’ Southdown project, which has been questioned by the local officials, is located near the Wellstead community, approximately 90km northeast of the Port of Albany on the south coast of […]

  • 6 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The United States has entered into two settlements worth more than $50 million to clean up contamination from the B.F. Goodrich Superfund Site in San Bernardino County. There are a dozen settling parties including Emhart Industries (Emhart), and Pyro Spectaculars, Inc. (PSI), as well as the Cities of Rialto and Colton and County of San […]

  • 14 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Sens. David Vitter and Barbara Boxer have something in common. At least that’s what the conservative Louisiana senator hopes as he prepares to take over the top Republican slot on the Environment and Public Works Committee. The Southern conservative and the Left Coast firebrand both represent coastal states burdened by flood control problems, and they […]

  • 7 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) is seeking public comment on Woodway’s recently updated shoreline master program. The proposed update will guide construction and development in the town’s 1.5 miles of stream and Puget Sound shoreline. It also includes a half-mile of marine shoreline at Point Wells, a potential annexation area. The program combines local […]

  • 6 November 2012

    Leading international well flow management company Expro will present a range of leading technologies at the 15th Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC) – the Middle East’s leading oil and gas event. From 11-14th November, Expro will showcase its complete package of products of services – which span the full lifecycle of a […]

  • 10 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Agency yesterday announced the completion of construction activities for the cleanup of the North Penn 2 Superfund Site in Hatfield, Montgomery County, Pa. The construction completion is an important milestone in protecting human health and the long-term goal of restoring contaminated groundwater to drinking water quality. The soil, sediment and groundwater at […]

  • 24 September 2012

    Saipem has signed new E&C Offshore contracts in Angola, Kazakhstan and North Sea, worth approximately $950 million. In Angola, Saipem has been awarded an EPCI contract by CABGOC for the Congo River Crossing Pipeline Project, to be developed off the coasts of Angola and the Democratic Republic of Congo. The scope of work includes the […]

  • 17 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is adding 12 new hazardous waste sites that pose public health and environmental risks to the National Priorities List (NPL) for cleanup under the Superfund program. EPA is also proposing to add another eight sites to the list. Superfund is the federal program that investigates and cleans up the […]

  • 5 September 2012

    Water Minister Peter Walsh and Treasurer Kim Wells visited Creswick today to announce funding for works to minimise the impacts of any future flood events. Mr Walsh said Hepburn Shire Council had successfully applied for flood mitigation works in the town as recommended in the Creswick Flood Mitigation and Urban Drainage Plan. The plan was […]

  • 6 July 2012

    Environmentally concerned citizens and landholders are disgusted with the cavalier attitude of the Queensland Government which has chopped the funding for Environmental Defenders Office (EDO), an independent community environmental legal service. EDO has a great reputation for the quality and relevance of its casework, law reform and educational work and fills a much needed gap […]

  • 8 June 2012

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition and remediation services, today announced it has closed on a $175 million five year revolving credit facility. Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, (“Wells”) acted as Administrative Agent, Swingline Lender and […]

  • 14 May 2012

    The final cleanup plan for contaminated sediments in the Hudson River adjacent to the former Harbor at Hastings site will remove 60,000 cubic yards of contaminated soil and 24,000 cubic yards of sediment containing PCBs and metals, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Joe Martens announced. Wire and cable manufacturing operations by Anaconda […]

  • 7 May 2012

    EPA has approved additional field investigations requested by the General Electric Co. (GE) at the Fletcher’s Paint Works and Storage Facility Superfund Site in Milford, New Hampshire. GE’s contractor, Arcadis US Inc. began these investigations in April 2012. These activities will continue for approximately three months. Implementation of these field investigations will result in additional […]

  • 4 May 2012

    Crews will begin collecting samples next week at the R.G. Haley cleanup site on the Bellingham waterfront as part of a comprehensive environmental investigation. Contractors will collect soil and groundwater samples, install wells, and perform a variety of tests. Sampling and analysis work will continue intermittently through fall. The R.G. Haley site is about six […]

  • 5 March 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, released a draft environmental assessment on the proposed modifications to the existing levee system at Oslo, Minn., March 1. The City of Oslo proposed to modify the existing levee system that was constructed by the Corps of Engineers in the 1970s. Modifications include raising the existing […]

  • 7 December 2011

    A new threat for the Kansas River has been reported. Five privately owned dredging companies keep insisting on increasing the dredging operations from 2.2 million tons to 3.2 million tons. The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks conducted a study which says that these private dredging operations are triggering notable harm to the river. Sand […]

  • 11 October 2011

    The Offshore Energy exhibition, an event focused on global oil & gas exploration and production market opened today in Amsterdam RAI, the Netherlands. The event boasts over 300 high-profile exhibitors from UK, Spain, Germany, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Saudi Arabia etc., and over 5000 visitors are expected to be there. Some of the famous names in […]

  • 6 July 2011

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced a proposed plan to clean up the ground water at the NL Industries, Inc. Superfund site in Pedricktown, New Jersey that is contaminated with heavy metals, including lead and cadmium. The 44-acre site is a former lead smelting facility where lead from old automotive batteries were drained of […]

  • 20 June 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    Damen Dredging Equipment has delivered 4 cutter suction dredgers to the Iraqi Ministry of Water Resources. The Ministry, who already had several Damen dredgers in their fleet, will use the dredgers for maintenance dredging on the rivers and throughout the central plains. The 4 cutter suction dredgers all are Damen standard dredgers, 2 of the […]