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  • 8 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is carrying out essential repairs and upgrades of the flood defenses along the River Yare in Great Yarmouth. The £18m scheme being progressed has now moved to the western side of the River Yare that runs parallel with Southtown Road between the Sefton Lane junction (Seatrax) and the Tollgate Road junction (Silverton Aggregates). […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Work is underway on the first of five natural flood management schemes along rivers in Norfolk to help manage flood risk to local properties and improve habitats, the Environment Agency said in its latest post.  Natural flood management helps store flood water upstream and slows the flow of water along river channels, complementing the use […]

  • 3 November 2011

    The benefits of £800,000 awarded to the Broads Authority earlier this year are being seen in Thorpe St Andrew at the… (eveningnews24) [mappress] Source: eveningnews24, November 3, 2011;

  • 5 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Broads Authority has transformed its dockyard on the River Yare with a new state-of-the art workshop and offices which will help maintain the Broads for generations of visitors to come. The £680,000 development, which was opened by Eastern Daily Press editor Nigel Pickover, is now the hub of the Authority’s construction and maintenance work. […]

  • 21 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    More than 2,000 homes and businesses in Great Yarmouth will be better protected from the risk of flooding after the first phase of an Environment Agency major flood defense project has been completed. The EA has recently finished the £28 million phase of work to replace over 500 meters of tidal defenses, which reduces the […]

  • 25 November 2010

    A Belgian firm involved in various dredging projects both here and abroad has urged the residents of Metro Manila, especially those living in the Marikina Watershed, to take good care of the Pasig River. According to Belgian company Baggerwerken Decloedt & Zoon (BDZ), all government and private sector efforts in cleaning the metro waterway will […]

  • 2 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, the dredging projects in the Port of Los Angeles (POLA) Main Channel & West Channel, and in the Los Angeles River Estuary (LARE), will be undertaken in the coming months. Around 100,000 cubic yards of material will be removed from the POLA channels, and […]

  • 13 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Duke Energy pledged to take care of the Dan River and its surrounding environment as the company continues to address the coal ash release that began several days ago at the company’s Dan River power plant in Eden, N.C. “We apologize and will use all available resources to take care of the river,” said Paul […]

  • 6 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredge Yard has successfully delivered dredge valves of sizes 600, 700 and 750 mm internal diameter, needed for the discharge pipeline on board of two trailing suction hopper dredgers. Fabrication was done in-house at Dredge Yard’s production facilities. Dredge gate valves are highly sophisticated components, and for proper functioning, maintenance and long life it is […]

  • 7 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Working with the Norfolk Rivers Trust and cbec, Salix has just completed a project that will help improve wildlife habitats on a section of the chalk River Nar at Pentney, near Kings Lynn in west Norfolk. According to Salix, the whole river is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and in recent years, the […]

  • 1 November 2012

    The Cibubur River is in desperate need of more dredging program, according to beritajakarta.com. The current condition of Cibubur River is very alarming, said Chief of RW 02 Krendang Urban Village, and added: “Yes, the river was had been dredged in front of Tambora Sub-District Community Health Center (Puskesmas) three months ago, but the mud […]

  • 22 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Salix, a company involved in spillway and shoreline protection, silt removal (lake desilting/dredging), wetland ecological enhancement and habitat creation schemes, has just completed a project to help to improve wildlife habitats on a section of the chalk River Nar at Pentney, near Kings Lynn in west Norfolk. Working together with the Norfolk Rivers Trust, Salix […]

  • 20 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, has conducted an environmental analysis in accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 for the Los Angeles River Estuary and Port of Long Beach Entrance Channel Maintenance Dredging. The draft Environmental Assessment (EA) January 2020 addresses the need to remove shoals in Los Angeles […]

  • 15 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Fifty years ago, Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring appeared on bookshelves. Silent Spring described the potentially devastating impacts of widespread use of chemicals, like the pesticide DDT. Thanks in part to Carson’s work, use of pesticides is now regulated, and the use of DDT is banned in the United States. Birds like the bald eagle and […]

  • 9 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing streambank protection project to stabilize some 300 feet of riverbank along the Chelsea River in East Boston, Mass. Continued long-term erosion of the riverbank will continue to endanger other areas at this site that are subject to tides. The need for the project is to […]

  • 27 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is holding a public consultation in Chipping Sodbury to explain how it plans to reduce flood risk to local homes and businesses in the area. Flood protection options for Yate and Chipping Sodbury will be presented at the Chipping Sodbury Town Hall, March 1st 2017, between 2.30pm and 7.30pm. Fiona Geddes of the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 September 2012

    Ortigas & Co, the property developer, said that the Marikina River will be cleared of accumulated silt and trash. According to inquirer.net, this dredging project is Ortigas & Co.’s commitment to the community along with the development of a P300-million river wall. Joselito Santos, general manager of Ortigas & Co.’s real estate division, stated: “Once […]

  • 13 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection hosted a public meeting last week to further the water quality restoration of five water bodies in the Upper Ocklawaha Basin: Lake Harris, Palatlakaha River, Trout Lake, Lake Yale and Lake Carlton. “The expertise provided by stakeholders and residents is crucial to the restoration process,” said Tom Frick, director of […]

  • 3 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging of the upper and lower channel of the Everett Harbor and Snohomish River’s upper and lower channel is expected to be completed by the end of this month. The $1.5 million project, which began November 18, is being done by Portable Hydraulic Dredging, LLC. of Anchorage, Alaska. The work involves removal of around 100,000 […]

  • 8 August 2013

    The words “faster, better, cheaper” are sweet music to the ears of any serious steward of the taxpayers’ money, and this summer the Hurley delivered. “Historical dredging costs have averaged $16.75 per cubic yard, and the Hurley cost $6.41 per cubic yard,” explained Olmsted resident engineer Brad Bradley. “The cost savings on the material it […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    A reminder from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, came up yesterday that the Mississippi River’s Crater Island will be closed during the Memorial Day weekend due to ongoing dredging activities. The Corps is currently in the process of removing 150,000 cubic yards of dredged material at the temporary dredge placement site near Brownsville, […]

  • 4 June 2020

    Royal IHC is looking for an experienced Yard QC Coordinator to join it’s teams in our headquarters in Krimpen. Are you an IWT certified professional with ample knowledge of NDT techniques, solid leadership skills? Don’t hesitate, we are looking forward to seeing your application! You will Plan and supervise the project Quality Control activities Ensure […]

  • 20 August 2012

    Several dredgers are battling extreme low-water conditions along the Mississippi River to keep commercial navigation moving on America’s super highway. One of them, the Potter, is scooping the stretch of the Mississippi River’s navigation channel just south of St. Louis, the ship’s 32-foot-wide head sucking up about 60,000 cubic yards of sediment each day. According […]

  • 10 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Fox River Cleanup Project is moving into the final stage with the 11th season of dredging works now underway in Brown County. According to the project spokesman Scott Stein, the 11th season should be the final year of dredging activity removing PCB’s from the riverbed. Scott Stein also added that since the start of dredging […]

  • 18 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Cleveland recently petitioned the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works to modify the description of the Cleveland Harbor navigation project in law to prevent sediment dredged from the Cuyahoga River from being placed in Lake Erie. That request has now been supported by a bipartisan group of six US Congressional Representatives from Ohio. […]