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  • 22 January 2014

    Air may not seem like an effective barrier for some things, but when coupled with a trailer-mounted blower and heat, it provides a very efficient barrier and environmentally friendly way of clearing land with little smoke. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, is using this method also known as “air curtain burning” as […]

  • 9 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    During the November 7th meeting with R.D. James, the nominee for Assistant Secretary of the Army – Civil Works, Senator John Hoeven urged the nominee, if confirmed, to help advance comprehensive flood protection in North Dakota. The senator introduced James to the flood study in the Minot region and the work to secure flood protection […]

  • 2 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Given that Exide Group, Inc. will soon begin in-river work for the cleanup of lead in the Mill River sediment, Exide will hold a public informational meeting on Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 7:00 PM in the Board of Education Conference Room, 2nd floor, 501 Kings Highway East, Fairfield to discuss what the public can […]

  • 27 June 2012

    Otsego Lake Association members and the public are invited to attend the association’s annual meeting Saturday, reports petoskeynews.com. On this meeting the members of the lake restoration committee will present an update of a lake survey. The public will receive an update on restoration efforts, including information on sediment depths in the lake. The presented […]

  • 11 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is working now to transform its civil works program, improve performance and responsiveness, increase customer satisfaction, and improve the reliability of the nation’s water infrastructure. Jo-Ellen Darcy, assistant secretary of the Army for Civil Works, provided that update before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, during a Feb. […]

  • 11 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District and its federal, state and local partners are in the process of building islands within the Mississippi River near Lansing, Iowa. The program is a part of the Upper Mississippi River Restoration Program, also known as the Environmental Management Program. Created in 1986, the program has […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has approved Fife’s updated shoreline master program. Fife’s shoreline program will result in significant improvements in the protection, use, development and restoration of approximately five miles of shorelines and the water quality of the Puyallup River and Hylebos Creek in the city and its urban growth areas. Fife is […]

  • 7 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    A newly passed Los Angeles ordinance will streamline the permitting process for future Port of Los Angeles construction projects, allowing the Port to remain competitive, ensure safety and forge ahead on its five-year, $1.2 billion Capital Improvement Plan that will create more than 19,000 one-year equivalent construction jobs. “This collaboration between the Harbor Department and […]

  • 31 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Restoration and Protection Authority and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have signed an agreement to investigate the most feasible means of providing additional flood protection and ecosystem restoration for St. Tammany Parish. The agreement launches the feasibility evaluation of projects to reduce flood damages and restore the ecosystem authorized by Congress […]

  • 19 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals, an international container terminal operating company, has released a video about the Maasvlakte II. The mission of APM Terminals Maasvlakte II is to enable safe and flawless container flows between sea and land. For this reason, all the processes on and around the terminal connect with one another seamlessly. Maasvlakte II is the extension […]

  • 9 January 2013

    The Traverse City Commissioners voted to allow improvements to Northwestern Michigan College’s Harbor at its Great Lakes Campus, reports upnorthlive.com. The college’s dredging permit was given the green light by City Commissioners. According to upnorthlive.com, the school and the city say the actual dredging process will be a learning opportunity that could benefit the bay. […]

  • 22 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Los Angeles Harbor Commission has approved a resolution initiating an Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report (EIS/EIR) on a proposed berth-improvement project by Yusen Terminals Inc. (YTI). Start of the EIR process is the first step in YTl’s proposed plan to deepen and improve its terminal facilities, allowing the terminal operator to accommodate next-generation vessels […]

  • 27 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Eye4Software B.V., specialized in developing GPS and GIS software for Windows, has released the latest version of its professional hydrographic survey package, the Hydromagic version 7.0. The main purpose of this software is to map the bottom of rivers, reservoirs, frac pits, ponds and oceans in 3D. This is done by using a connected RTK receiver […]

  • 8 March 2011

      IHC Merwede, a Dutch supplier of ships and equipment for dredging and mining activities, and DEME, a Belgian dredging and environmental services group, will enter into a joint venture for deep-sea mining activities. Under their cooperative agreement, IHC Merwede will be responsible for the development and construction of technical solutions, while DEME will be […]

  • 28 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    An important milestone is reached in the largest development project at the Port of Gothenburg in 40 years. Phase one of the water-based work has now been completed and construction of the 220,000 square meter terminal is due to move on to the next phase. The scheme began in autumn 2018 with stabilization work. This […]

  • 26 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ocean Scientific International Ltd (OSIL) has supplied a 1.2m data buoy platform to the “ORION” joint research and development center in Nicosia, Cyprus, for use as a real-time monitoring station on an EU-funded project managing coastal erosion. According to OSIL, “The Harmonized Coastal Corrosion Management Framework for Enhancing the Implementation of the Integrated Coastal Zone […]

  • 7 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) has reported significant progress at the Southport Marine Terminal Complex, the first major expansion of the Port of Philadelphia in over 50 years. A Request for Qualifications (RFQ), the next step in selecting one or more private-sector partners to develop the three parcels that comprise Southport, will be issued […]

  • 16 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

                    Bangladesh to Buy New Dredgers The Bangladesh government has launched a project under which it will procure 20 dredgers for its Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA).   Royal IHC‬: Dutch ‪Dredging‬ Solutions in Brazil Royal IHC‬ shared its expertise at a seminar on Dutch ‪dredging‬ solutions for […]

  • 5 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) yesterday briefed officials from a variety of local, state, and federal agencies regarding a draft initial operations plan for the Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion. A cornerstone project of Louisiana’s Coastal Master Plan, the sediment diversion is key to a long-term sustainable strategy to reduce land loss rates and sustain […]

  • 31 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Cowes Harbor Commission (CHC) is working on a ‘Sustainable Maintenance Dredging Management Plan’, which will be suitable for, and involve all dredging stakeholders in the harbor. According to CHC, the main aim is to develop the plan by the end of the year. All dredging stakeholders will be invited to contribute to the development of the […]

  • 20 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has issued a permit to the Port St. Joe Port Authority allowing the dredging of the port’s navigational channel to the maximum authorized depth of 37 feet.  “This is a huge hurdle that has been cleared. What a great opportunity that has presented itself for the Port of Port St. […]

  • 11 June 2012

    Van Oord has been awarded a significant dredging contract in Darwin Harbour, Northern Territory, Australia. This contract forms part of the Ichthys LNG Project, a joint venture between INPEX (operator) and TOTAL. INPEX is Van Oord’s client. The value of the contract amounts to EUR 567 million. Execution of the project starts in August 2012 […]

  • 24 January 2012

    Proposed legislation that would allow the Ventura Port District to contract for dredging services in a more timely and cost-efficient manner is set for a full Assembly vote. AB 482, authored by Assemblymember Das Williams, would make way for the Ventura Port District to utilize contractors for inner harbor dredging that have been selected through […]

  • 23 January 2012

    After 18 months and the removal of approximately 280,000 cubic yards of sediment, the channel dredging of the Manatee Pocket is now complete. The resulting 100-foot wide main channel has already greatly improved navigation and access to the pocket and its tributaries, providing economic benefits as well as enhancements to the natural environment and water […]

  • 2 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The European Commission is helping to take seabed mining to the next level by funding a four-year project entitled: “Breakthrough Solutions for Mineral Extraction and Processing in Extreme Environments – Blue Mining”. The overall aims of this project are to develop new cost-effective solutions for environmentally friendly mining and processing in difficult conditions and extreme […]