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  • 5 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Sediment buildup at the Pewaukee Lake access launch near Naga-Waukee Park has caused Waukesha County to close the north boat ramp until further notice. The south boat ramp remains open, but may also close if sediment moves into that area. Sediment builds up in the area as part of a natural process that evolves over […]

  • 27 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Honorable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, joined by Robert Goguen, Member of Parliament for Moncton-Riverview-Dieppe, announced yesterday that the Government of Canada will invest $ 74.3 million over the next two years to improve safety and working conditions for fishermen at harbors in New Brunswick. “For generations, hard-working Canadian men and women have […]

  • 2 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Our first Dredging Today Conference (DTC), under the theme ‘Changing Climate, Resilient Business’, took place at Amsterdam RAI Convention Center in October 2017. The two-day event, collocated with the Offshore Energy and Exhibition Conference (OEEC), gathered expert conference speakers and panelists to discuss how the world in which the dredging industry operates is changing. Indeed, […]

  • 27 June 2011

    Two more bills have been introduced in Washington by U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall, D-W.Va., and U.S. Rep. Morgan Griffith, R-Va., that seek to rein… (bdtonline) [mappress] Source: bdtonline, June 27, 2011

  • 23 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Patent Office has approved Ellicott Dredge’s latest application for a new patent named Slurry Pump with Adjustable Liner. This invention relates generally to a slurry pump, and, more particularly, to centrifugal slurry pump for dredging. The invention uses electronic sensors to measure the gap between the impeller and the front head liner. Then it […]

  • 11 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Palaszczuk Government is about to make a $1 million investment in Bundaberg’s popular boating facilities at Burnett Heads, according to the Transport and Main Roads Minister Mark Bailey. The minister announced last Sunday (February 10) that Sunshine State-based businesses will deliver the million-dollar package of works, thanks to the Palaszczuk Government’s Buy Queensland strategy. “Burnett […]

  • 1 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The dredging program at the Cap-à-l’Aigle and Pointe-au-Pic. Ocean dredgers restore areas near the wharves at Cap-à-l’Aigle and Pointe-au-Pic. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, February 1, 2013

  • 28 May 2020
  • 15 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) has just announced the extension of Augustine Beach Boat Ramp intermittent closure for maintenance dredging through August 1. According to DNREC, the closure of the Augustine Beach Boat Ramp near Port Penn and adjacent intertidal beach located on the south side of the existing rock […]

  • 19 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    At the launch of the public consultation on Monday, 18 September 2017, Grand Port Maritime de Dunkerque presented its CAP 2020 development project. With traffic volumes due to double by 2030, the trade in containerized goods is now the fastest-growing sector in Europe. To seize the opportunities and take its place as a key link in […]

  • 13 September 2013

    The Pillar Point Harbor dredging project has officially commenced this week, reports hmbreview.com. During this three-week cleanup program, the contractor plans to remove around 3,500 cubic yards of sand from the harbor’s boat launch ramps area. The dredged material will be placed at Perched Beach, according to hmbreview.com. Background The Harbor District’s boat launch ramp […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Leaders of the Somerset Levels and Moors Flood Action Plan (FAP) met new Environment Secretary Elizabeth Truss yesterday, as part of her first visit to Somerset to receive an update on flooding. In an informal meeting with the Minister, members of FAP’s Leaders Implementation Group told her about the Plan as well as some of […]

  • 11 July 2012

    Congressman Cedric Richmond introduced the DREDGE Act of 2012-Dredging for Restoration and Economic Development for Global Exports. The bill would give the Army Corps of Engineers the authorization to dredge the Mississippi River to 50 feet so that larger vessels transiting the expanded Panama Canal can access the River. In addition, the bill creates a […]

  • 25 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mariners are advised of the temporary closure of the Kananook Boat Ramp and of a reduced depth at the Kananook Creek entrance. Upgrade works to the public boat ramp are expected to be completed by 1 September 2013. Dredging of the creek entrance will recommence on the 26 August 2013 (weather dependant). The boat ramp […]

  • 19 March 2012

    The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with improvements to a state fishing access area in Addison, Vermont. The applicant proposes to place fill material and perform dredging in Lake […]

  • 25 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Earlier this month, contractors working for the Environmental Protection Agency began work on a dredging and capping pilot study in the Gowanus Canal’s 4th Street Turning Basin. The process involves installation of steel sheeting in front of existing bulkheads, followed by dredging of contaminated sediment from the canal, before the installation of a multi-layered protective […]

  • 31 October 2011

    As an industry that is responsible for managing a significant portion of the UK seabed, the marine aggregate sector recognises that it has an important role to play in protecting the biodiversity of the sea around our shores. The sector already has a well established sustainable development strategy and has now produced a Biodiversity Action […]

  • 10 February 2011

      A guest lecture has been organized by Dredging Corporation of India today at its corporate headquarters on “Commercial Contracts – Reading the Fine Print”. Mr. D.V.Subba Rao, an eminent lawyer and former Chairman of Bar Council of India, addressed the officers of DCI and answered their questions after the speech. Mr. D.V.Subba Rao, in his speech […]

  • 29 March 2012

    The Rhode Island House of Representatives yesterday passed a joint resolution approving a $7.5-million bond for maintenance dredging around the piers at the Port of Davisville. The resolution is one in a package of bills introduced this session following a three-year study by a special legislative commission that focused on the potential economic growth that […]

  • 23 April 2012

    U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., applauded House passage of the Realize America’s Maritime Promise (RAMP) Act, as an amendment to the House transportation bill. This legislation was introduced by Congressman Charles W. Boustany Jr., R-La., and states that funds in the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund (HMTF) should be utilized for the intended purpose of […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Sea level has been rising in the Chesapeake Bay region for thousands of years, since the end of the last Ice Age. The difference today is that the rate of sea-level rise is accelerating, and millions of people and billion of dollars in property occupy the Bay’s shifting shoreline. Now, a grant of $941,590 from […]

  • 27 April 2012

    In addition to CEDA’s regular activities, including the meetings of the National Sections and providing independent expert advice at various international forums such as the London Convention, OSPAR and appropriate bodies of the European Commission, the plans for 2012 include the following: • To set up a WODA Expert Group on Underwater Sound with the […]

  • 18 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Tuross Head Boat Ramp in Lavender Bay and the Quota Boat Ramp in Narooma will benefit from a share in up to $37,500 in funding for dredging, thanks to support from the NSW Liberals & Nationals Government. Member for Bega, Andrew Constance, said that under the ‘Rescuing our Waterways’ program, Eurobodalla Shire Council would […]

  • 27 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, has contracted with WMR-532, the joint venture of Woolpert and Optimal Geo, to provide bathymetric and topographic lidar and imagery in support of the Joint Airborne Lidar Bathymetry Technical Center of Expertise (JALBTCX). The five-year, $46 million contract addresses the operation, maintenance and technical support of individual […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    As part of the upcoming marina dredge project, the Kingston marina will be closed for vessel traffic today, November 19, for surveying. American Construction Company must survey the marina dredging areas and locate the Kitsap County outfall. In order to do so they will need to close ingress and egress to the marina and launch ramp areas […]

  • 16 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Bayside City Council, Victoria, has officially started early dredging investigation works at the Half Moon Bay boat ramp.   According to their latest release, the council will apply for approvals in the following months, planing to undertake a dredging program in early 2020 once all approvals are granted. Under the cleanup plan, aimed to remove […]