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  • 31 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    GEI Consultants, Inc., one of the nation’s leading geotechnical, environmental, water resources, and ecological science and engineering firms announced the accelerated growth of its national Contaminated Sediments Practice. The company has strengthened its offerings both through acquisition and the hire of a number of senior experts and mid-level technical staff in waste engineering, marine ecology, […]

  • 10 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The sand replenishment project on Cape Henry Beach wrapped up short of reaching Oak Street because the contractor ran out of sand from dredging out the Lynnhaven Inlet, reports the Bayfront Advisory Commission. BAC also added that the Army Corps’ contractor is still dredging in Long Creek and the spoils are being taken to the […]

  • 30 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    A major river dredging project is set to begin in downtown Flint in about two weeks, according to the Michigan Radio. In accordance with Part 201 of Michigan’s environmental regulations, Consumers Energy has proposed a remediation project to address Flint River sediment impacted by historical MGP operations. “The company is completing the construction of the […]

  • 12 October 2012

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer urged Alcoa CEO Klaus Kleinfeld to expedite and finalize the company’s commitment to multi-million dollar facility upgrades at their Massena plant. Schumer has been working with Alcoa and the EPA for over a year to finally make public a long-delayed clean-up plan for the Grasse River. It was this large […]

  • 19 November 2012

    With upgrades that include a larger ramp and pier, and a repaved parking area, boaters in Talbot County may have noticed that the landing at Oak Creek received a major makeover. The Talbot County Department of Public Works, with help from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Boating Services, successfully renovated the boat launch […]

  • 13 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Western Dredging Association (WEDA) has announced the “Second Call for Papers” for the 2016 World Dredging Conference, WODCON XXI, scheduled to be held at the Hyatt Regency in Miami, FL from June 13-17, 2016. The deadline date for submission of abstracts is September 15, 2015. WODCON XXI will bring together expert representatives of manufacturers, universities, […]

  • 11 March 2014

    Oceanology International 2014 sees the launch of a new range of Gyrocompass products based on the well proven MRU technology from Kongsberg Maritime’s sensor ‘Powerhouse’, Kongsberg Seatex. The first model available is MGC R3, which includes three Ring Laser Gyros (RLGs) and three linear accelerometers providing highly accurate readings suitable for demanding applications such as […]

  • 19 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Team Van Oord has completed a project to fill a 28-meter gap in the flood defenses in the West Sussex town of Littlehampton – in turn reducing the flood risk for 2,000 homes. Working on behalf of the Environment Agency, the 20-week project included organizing the planning application and producing the detailed design, followed by installation of […]

  • 9 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers will begin dredging activities next week at the Keystone ferry landing, Washington State Parks reports. Dredging of the harbor will occur overnight, while the transport of dredged material to the shoreline of the dive park will occur during daylight hours. However, conducting this work requires a temporary closure of […]

  • 31 May 2012

    The Gangavaram Port expansion, which will see the port’s capacity increasing from the current 15 million tonnes to 45 mt, envisages an addition of three multi-purpose berths and a coal handling terminal. “We expect to wrap up the expansion project by 2013 or the first quarter of 2014,” Mr Pranav Choudhary, Chief Financial Officer of […]

  • 3 August 2020
    Environment

    J.E. McAmis, Inc., has completed pile removal and in water sand capping of the Astoria Marine Construction Company (AMMCO) site in Astoria, OR. The site was contaminated with hazardous chemicals from historical ship manufacturing and repair operations. Contamination was in soil on the property and in nearby riverbed sediment in the Lewis and Clark River […]

  • 23 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing changes to the cleanup plan for the Portland Harbor Superfund site, a 10-mile stretch of the Lower Willamette River in Portland, Oregon. “The proposed changes are based on updated research on one of the chemicals targeted for cleanup. The changes will result in reduced cleanup costs and a […]

  • 23 October 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Upgrades to the popular Canal Rocks boat ramp and jetty are now one step closer with the tender awarded for construction, informs the Government of Western Australia. Advanteering Civil Engineers won the tender to upgrade the jetty and boat ramp. The work site is located along the pristine Leeuwin-Naturaliste coast, about four kilometres south of […]

  • 16 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, awarded an $8,9 million contract to Pacchiosi Drill U.S.A. of New York for two levee improvement projects near bridges that cross the lower American River in Sacramento. Minimal to no impacts are expected to commuter or recreational traffic on the bridges and nearby trails. The work represents […]

  • 9 August 2012

    Yesterday, at Alcoa Inc. in Massena, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer called on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to fast-track the approval and completion of a Proposed Remedial Action Plan (PRAP) to clean up the Grasse River. Schumer highlighted the importance of this cleanup because Alcoa’s multi-million dollar facility upgrade plans hinge on the completion […]

  • 29 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Passage of H.R. 3080 with the provision that the Great Lakes be funded as a system in terms of dredging is a giant step forward for waterborne commerce on the Fourth Sea Coast, announced lcaships.com. This provision should put the Lakes on an even footing with other regions of the country and finally begin the long […]

  • 29 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The color-coded depth maps of the navigation channel lined each the top of table – each map in front of a stakeholder who wanted the same thing as the person in the next seat. The Corps of Engineers map wasn’t necessary for Chad Saunders. He knew the depths. And he knew what was needed. “My […]

  • 26 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Mercury Bay Community Board has just approved a plan to improve existing boat and wharf facilities around Whitianga over the next few years, as part of a new Boat Ramp Strategy for Whitianga. “Over the years there have been many investigations and proposals into possible sites for the development of a single “Destination Boat Ramp,” […]

  • 8 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Legislation that would create a partnership between marina owners, private lenders and the state to assist in emergency dredging was introduced in the Michigan Senate on Thursday, said sponsor Sen. Jack Brandenburg. Senate Bill 252 would create a loan program that would enable marinas to pay a low interest rate on loans for emergency dredging […]

  • 7 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Phase III of dredging work in connection with the Saqr Port Berth Extension Project is scheduled to begin on 24th June. These dredging operations, to be undertaken near RAK Maritime City approaches, are set to last approximately four weeks. According to the latest Notice to Mariners issued by RAK Ports, during this period, the existing project […]

  • 23 July 2010
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Rotterdam Authority (PoRA) will invest approximately € 25 million in the creation of a site of almost 5 hectares to accommodate the future expansion of Botlek Tank Terminal (BTT). The land will be gained by filling in the south western corner of the Botlek dock with some 600,000 m3 of sand. There […]

  • 18 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Despite the protestations of Queensland’s Deputy Premier, dredging and dumping in the Great Barrier Reef’s waters will cause damage including to the seagrass beds at Abbot Point which will be ripped up if dredging goes ahead, according to the Australian Marine Conservation Society. AMCS Great Barrier Reef Campaign Director, Felicity Wishart, said the dredging process […]

  • 3 September 2010
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord was recently awarded the dredging works for the Cape Lambert Port B Project by Hamersley Iron Pty Ltd. The project comprises the construction of a new port facility adjacent to the existing Cape Lambert Port facility in Western Australia. This will involve the construction of a new train unloading infrastructure, stockyard, ship loading […]

  • 14 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Parks Victoria conducted a site visit with key users of the Cape Conran boat ramp earlier this week to continue discussions on improving distribution of information and updates surrounding the ramp’s condition. Parks Victoria’s District Manager for East Gippsland, Will McCutcheon, said that this was a great opportunity to come together and talk through all aspects […]

  • 9 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. EPA has released its final cleanup plan, called a Record of Decision, for 10 miles of the Lower Willamette River within the Portland Harbor Superfund Site which runs through the economic heart of Portland, Oregon. EPA’s final plan, or ROD, addresses contaminated sediments through dredging, capping, enhanced natural recovery and monitored natural recovery, […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new NOAA nationwide analysis showed that between 1996 and 2011, 64,975 square miles in coastal regions experienced changes in land cover, including a decline in wetlands and forest cover with development a major contributing factor. Overall, 8.2 percent of the nation’s ocean and Great Lakes coastal regions experienced these changes. In analysis of the […]