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  • 16 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    SDLP West Tyrone representative Daniel McCrossan has welcomed the decision of the Rivers Agency to dredge the River Finn following pressure from SDLP representatives in the area. “I am very pleased that the Rivers Agency has at last responded to our calls to have the River Finn dredged. Diggers moved on site yesterday and will […]

  • 19 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District, awarded a contract to Sol Engineering LLC, an 8(a) small business, in the amount of $72,152.12 for environmental services to include chemical and grain size analyses of water and sediment samples from the federally-maintained Corpus Christi Navigation Channel. Routine testing allows staff to analyze and evaluate shoal […]

  • 2 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    FinnAust Mining has just announced that Svašek Hydraulics, a consultant in coastal, harbor and river engineering, has been appointed to conduct a Metocean Study at the Pituffik Titanium Project in Greenland. The Metocean Study is being undertaken as part of the ongoing dredge mining studies currently being undertaken by IHC Mining B.V, a wholly owned […]

  • 6 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Dredge Goetz crew continues to do what they do best – maintain the Mississippi River for navigation, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ St. Paul District said in their latest announcement.  The crew was recently in Pool 16, near Buffalo, Iowa, working to maintain the 9-foot navigation channel. The Dredge Goetz maintains 850 miles […]

  • 7 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Almost 1.4 million cubic yards, or 70,000 semitrailer loads – that’s the amount of material the Dredge Goetz has removed from the navigation channel in the Rock Island District over the last five years. This figure represents only a fraction of the total amount that has been dredged by the Goetz throughout the St. Paul, […]

  • 19 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    An additional $1.5 million for restoration work is set to benefit the Indian River Lagoon. The Florida Inland Navigation District (FIND) is allocating the funding through its cooperative assistance program for the dredging of muck from the Eau Gallie River. This additional money raises the total FIND contribution to $3.9 million. Other funding partners include […]

  • 28 March 2012

    Environmental protection ministry will set up initial tenders in a few weeks for dredging sledge pools of the Kishon river, Haaretz.com reports. They believe that the river is contaminated by the oil refineries, chemical plants and factories. The plan is to divert the course of a 500-meter stretch and dredge sledge pools along several kilometers […]

  • 19 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency will today, 19 March, hold a drop-in session on the flood reduction proposals for the Pinner & Hatch End area. The meeting is set to take place at the Pinner Cricket Club, Montesole Court, from 4-8pm. This is the second drop-in on the River Pinn and Cannon Brook catchment project with the third taking place […]

  • 6 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    FinnAust Mining Plc has appointed Royal IHC to provide primary support services for the company’s Pituffik Titanium Project (Pituffik). The companies will now work closely to define an optimized development solution that includes their in house wet mining equipment as well as a high level cost estimation for the Pituffik. This work will include the appropriate mechanisms for […]

  • 28 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Fraser River Pile and Dredge (FRPD) was fined $350,000 in the Provincial Court of British Columbia last week, after pleading guilty to depositing a deleterious substance into water frequented by fish, in violation of the Fisheries Act, the Government of Canada announces.  The penalty will be directed to the Government of Canada’s Environmental Damages Fund. In […]

  • 9 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Messrs. W.Sjoerd Piek and Frank Taverne of Boskalis International B.V. Papendrecht, visited Prolake s.r.o. Banská Bystrica, member of Progroupe on May 2nd 2013, at its facility for riverbed sediments processing operated at Gabčíkovo Water Dam, water reservoir Hrušov. The experts from the Netherlands were presented dewatering technology, continuous measurement of results and monitoring of sediments […]

  • 20 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The past three years have proved challenging for the St. Paul District’s channels and harbors team. As Mother Nature continues serving up records for volume of water, river flows and sediment, the team responsible for managing the Mississippi River’s navigation channel from Minneapolis to Guttenberg, Iowa, is also actively seeking permanent locations along the river […]

  • 15 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    A Surrey company has been sentenced for safety failings after a contractor was crushed to death at the London Gateway Port construction site in Essex. Robert Noel Mayne, known as Noel, 59, from Tichfield in Hampshire, died as he and colleagues tried to retrieve a bulldozer that was bogged down in mud at the Stanford-le-Hope […]

  • 22 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The St. Johns River Water Management District, Florida DEP, state and local elected officials, and Indian River Lagoon protection advocates celebrated the start of muck dredging from the Eau Gallie River last week at Ballard Park in Melbourne. “This project exemplifies the progress possible in improving conditions in the Indian River Lagoon through partnerships,” said […]

  • 24 November 2011

    According to the data relating to more than 1.2 million fish, originating from 154 different species, sampled within a 10-year study of the St. Sebastian River by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Research Institute, the dredging did not have considerable influence on the fish population. The study’s findings outlined by Richard Paperno, a marine biologist […]

  • 26 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work to remove a portion of the artificially created ‘island’ of sand in the Lake St Lucia mouth area will begin in 2015. This follows the completion of iSimangaliso Wetland Park Authority’s Global Environment Facility (GEF) study aimed at finding long term solutions to improve the hydrological and ecological functioning of the Lake St Lucia […]

  • 9 April 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, awarded a $2.1 million contract to Earthwork Technologies, Inc., of Red Lake, Minn., to stabilize an eroding river bank along the Crow River north of Delano, Minn., March 29. The Crow River Streambank Stabilization Project will fix erosion along the river bank adjacent to County Road […]

  • 12 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Corps of Engineers is hosting a public meeting aboard the Motor Vessel (MV) Mississippi on Aug. 13 at 1 p.m. at the River’s Edge Plaza in Dubuque, Iowa. The public meeting is held as part of the Mississippi River Commission’s Low Water Inspection trip that runs Aug. 12-16. The MRC conducts the annual trip […]

  • 12 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Sinn Féin Foyle MLA, Karen Mullan, said in its latest announcement that she has welcomed progress from the Department for Infrastructure on carrying out assessments to identify potential flood risks in the Ivy Mead area of Derry. A number of homes were severely damaged in the aftermath of adverse flooding that took place in areas […]

  • 14 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The seemingly simple question of what governs the shapes of river channels has been a longstanding challenge for geologists and civil engineers. A new study led by scientists at University of California, Santa Cruz, shows that the amount of sediment a river transports is a key factor in determining river channel geometry and the size […]

  • 11 May 2011

    A mobile court has fined and seized two dredgers for operating in the Meghna river’s confluence in Sonargaon Upazila without any legal permi… (bdnews24) [mappress] Source: bdnews24, May 11, 2011;

  • 6 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Following extensive U.S. Army Corps of Engineers review, the Northwestern Division Commander, Brigadier General Scott A. Spellmon, signed a Finding of Navigability Determination for the Salmon River, from River Mile (RM) 0 to RM 259. This decision is consistent with other long-established determinations made by the State of Idaho (1980) and the U.S. Coast Guard […]

  • 4 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is inviting Alcester residents to give their views on a flood scheme for the town. The town of Alcester lies on the confluence of the River Alne and River Arrow. It has been flooded a number of times over the years. The Environment Agency is now carrying out investigations in the area […]

  • 22 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, will host an open house, Thursday, July 24, of the Maple River aqueduct physical model built to aid in the design of the Fargo, N.D./Moorhead, Minn., diversion channel. The 80-foot by 70-foot model, constructed by the University of Minnesota, St. Anthony Falls Laboratory for the U.S. […]

  • 29 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The King County Flood Control District will hold a community meeting in Carnation on April 18 to discuss results of a study about historical flooding patterns in the Snoqualmie River basin. “Flood Control District Supervisor Kathy Lambert plans to attend. The consultant who conducted the study and Ed McCarthy, PhD, who provided an independent review, […]

  • 31 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    A report co-authored by Brattle principal David Sunding analyzing the costs and benefits associated with the Superfund cleanup of Oregon’s Portland Harbor reveals that the cleanup could result in high costs and minimal health benefits. The study, commissioned by Portland industries Schnitzer Steel, Gunderson, and Vigor Industrial, will be considered by the Environmental Protection Agency, […]