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  • 8 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    River Raisin in Monroe, Michigan is getting closer–one scoop at a time–to being delisted from the Great Lakes Areas of Concern. The 2.6-mile section of the river, located near the Port of Monroe, Michigan’s only port on Lake Erie, was contaminated with PCBs and lead from nearby manufacturing. Multiple cleanups starting in 1997 have removed […]

  • 9 April 2012

    The Michigan Office of the Great Lakes recently announced major steps in the effort to improve two Michigan rivers on the national Areas of Concern list. Michigan has 14 Areas of Concern – Great Lakes coastal waterways where historic pollution has significantly degraded the ecosystem. Each site is defined by specific Beneficial Use Impairments, conditions […]

  • 12 June 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to spend more than $1.4 million this summer to dredge the River Raisin at Monroe. By Charles Slat (monroenews) [mappress] Source: monroenews, June 12, 2011

  • 20 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Senior Advisor Cameron Davis recently joined Michigan Office of the Great Lakes Director Jon Allan, Monroe Mayor Robert Clark and local partners in Monroe, Mich., to mark the near completion of restoration work at the River Raisin Area of Concern. “The River Raisin Area of Concern cleanup is proof positive that […]

  • 13 June 2010

    Some of the most potent pockets of poisons remaining in the River Raisin will be cleaned out this fall as part of a larger plan to scour…   [mappress] Source: monroenews, June 13, 2010;

  • 13 June 2011

    River Raisin dredging near Monroe will begin later this month by two companies who received contracts from the U.S. Army Corps of…   (therepublic) [mappress] Source: therepublic, June 13, 2011

  • 14 November 2010

    Dredging toxin-laden sediment from the River Raisin near the Port of Monroe has been delayed for about a year due to complications involving… By Charles Slat (monroenews) [mappress] Source: monroenews, November 15, 2010;

  • 22 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dredging project that will clean up pollution at the mouth of the River Raisin in the City of Monroe continues and is scheduled for completion by the year end. The dredging will remove toxic polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) from the area, making room for armored cap installation. The dredging, which began in April, comes as the final step in cleaning up pollution from the […]

  • 23 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Michigan’s gateway port to Lake Erie and St. Lawrence Seaway will undergo a broad range of major improvements and alterations expected to transform the city of Monroe’s harbor into a leading cargo transportation center on the Great Lakes. The Michigan Strategic Fund approved up to $3 million in repayable funds from the MSF Investment Fund […]

  • 14 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    WEDA’s Chair of the Environmental Commission, Craig Vogt, recently announced the 2013 winners of the WEDA Environmental Excellence Awards at the organization’s annual conference held at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Hotel in Honolulu, Hawaii. The WEDA Environmental Excellence Awards are given in two categories: navigation dredging and environmental dredging. For navigation dredging: – The WEDA […]

  • 3 October 2012

    Unexpectedly high levels of the now-banned insulating chemicals known as PCBs were found in the Raisin River near the Port of Monroe. According to clickondetroit.com, the current dredging project has found PCB readings of up to 10,000 parts per billion. The material sampling at this area began last week and is scheduled to conclude this […]

  • 22 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ostrow Reisin Berk & Abrams, Ltd. (ORBA) Director Michael J. Kovacs, CPA will be speaking at the Association of Marina Industries’ International Marina & Boatyard Conference (IMBC), taking place January 28-30 in Tampa, Florida. Mr. Kovacs’s session, “Reducing The Most Hated Expense of Marina Owners—Income Taxes,” will discuss key areas for tax benefits, including cost segregation, […]

  • 30 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (June 24-30, 2019).   Thecla Bodewes Opts for Alewijnse Marine Alewijnse Marine has reached agreement on the restart of the complete electrical installation works on board a trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD), currently under construction at Barkmeijer Shipyards in the […]

  • 27 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The extension of the Dunkerque Port’s Quai de Flandres was officially inaugurated on June 20 in the presence of Patrice Vergriete, Mayor of Dunkerque, Christine Cabau-Woehrel, Executive Vice-President in charge of assets for the CMA CGM Group, Stephane Raison, President of the Executive Board of Dunkerque-Port, and other officials. The length of the Quai de […]

  • 23 January 2013

    Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen ordered government planners Tuesday to draw up a master plan to dredge sand from the Mekong River, saying it was aimed at restoring shallow areas along the waterway. Sand that is dredged from Cambodia’s portion of the river can also be exported to draw more revenue for the country, he […]

  • 16 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Navy divers and specially trained handlers removed the first cannon from the Savannah River during the current phase of the recovery of the CSS Georgia ironclad yesterday. In recent days Navy divers specially trained in recovering unexploded ordnance have been collecting cannonballs from the river for proper handling and conservation. The remaining three cannon […]

  • 14 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Work has begun at Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque on the conversion of the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Samuel de Champlain from diesel-electric propulsion to dual-fuel capability combining MGO and LNG. A ceremony was held at the yard to mark the first cutting of steel for the prefabrication of a new section of hull that will hold the new […]

  • 29 December 2011

    The Cansaga River will be dredged, and Consolacion’s drainage system needs improvement. More than 200 families displaced by flooding will be relocated. These solutions were pledged by Consolacion town and Cebu provincial government officials to prevent a repeat of the flooding that hit the town last Tuesday. More than 200 families were affected in at […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 July 2020
    Environment

    J.E. McAmis, Inc., has just announced that the company is working on pile removal and in water sand capping of the Astoria Marine Construction Company (AMMCO) site in Astoria, OR. The site is contaminated with hazardous chemicals from historical ship manufacturing and repair operations. Contamination is in soil on the property and in nearby riverbed […]

  • 16 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Florida Congressman Gus Bilirakis has announced that his efforts to secure funding to dredge the Anclote River have proven successful, with the City of Tarpon Springs set to receive $3.5 million in funding through the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for this important project.     The economic value of the Anclote River is of significant […]

  • 30 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ebsford Environmental Ltd has secured a contract in the Falkirk Council’s tender procedure for the dredging works of River Carron. The works covered involve the dredging of a sediment bar from the bed of the River Carron beside Dunipace Bridge. The work includes: – Site Establishment; – The removal and disposal of japanese knotweed from […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The states of Pennsylvania and New Jersey are not the only two entities brought together by the Delaware River. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District and the Independence Seaport Museum are as well. As such, it is no surprise there are close to a dozen governmental and non-governmental organizations and agencies that are […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]