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  • 12 September 2011

    The N34.8billion River Niger dredging contract which the late President Umaru Musa YarÁdua signed with five foreign companies and… BY TORDUE SALEM (leadership) [mappress] Source: leadership, September 12, 2011

  • 15 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Ocean County contractors are about to begin a multi-million dollar dredging project in the Manasquan River. The state officials confirmed that the Manasquan River dredging project will start within next couple of weeks. The project, located on the Atlantic Coast at the boundary between Monmouth and Ocean Counties, New Jersey, will provide for a 14 feet deep and […]

  • 5 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The St. Johns River Water Management District will host a meeting on November 12 in Melbourne to provide the public with an update on the status of the Eau Gallie River dredging project. The District and its partners are undertaking a large-scale dredging project to improve the health of the river and Indian River Lagoon. […]

  • 14 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Magruder Construction, working as subcontractor to Phillips Hardy Inc., recently completed hydraulic dredging at Cora Island on the Missouri River. The Cora Island project is a component of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers overall Missouri River Recovery Program. The work at the 1,358-acre island refuge is aimed at improving the habitat for several species […]

  • 6 January 2010

    YORK, Maine —The Army Corps of Engineers plans to dredge the Piscataqua River in Eliot, Maine, where tankers turn, according to Robert Green, an environmental specialist with the Maine Department of Environmental Protection in Portland. The Army Corps has applied to the DEP to move an estimated 100,000 to 250,000 cubic yards of the material […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Duke Energy’s contractor spent its first full day yesterday removing the deposit of coal ash and sediment found in the Dan River across from Abreu-Grogan Park on Memorial Drive, which is just upstream from the Schoolfield Dam. The operation took place in view of local and North Carolina media who gathered Monday to tour the […]

  • 25 May 2012

    The Christie Administration has won another round in the state’s legal fight to hold those responsible for intentionally polluting the lower Passaic River with pesticides, including an extremely toxic form of dioxin, liable for cleanup, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin announced yesterday. Superior Court Judge Sebastian P. Lombardi, presiding in Essex County, held […]

  • 9 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

     At their May 2, 2018 meeting, Nags Head’s Board of Commissioners decided to conduct the first re-nourishment of the town’s beach over the summer of 2019 after bids for the work in 2018 came in significantly over budget. Plans for the town’s maintenance project call for 2.3 million cubic yards of sand to be […]

  • 20 November 2012

    As General Electric wraps up its Hudson River dredging project for the year, a report that shows the process is effectively removing toxic PCB pollution and highlights the need to expand the scope when it resumes next year in order to capture large pockets of contamination that are currently not slated for cleanup. As GE […]

  • 9 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, has just release the latest update on their Lost Island dredge work, saying that nearly 420,000 cubic yards have been removed to date. Last year, the West Newton Chute Boat Landing was closed while operations began to remove nearly 1.3 million cubic yards of dredged material […]

  • 2 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, recently began routine maintenance dredging of portions of the Duwamish Waterway to remove approximately 63,500 cubic yards of shoaled material from three sections within the federal channel in the waterway. The Corps awarded the contract to American Construction Co. of Tacoma, Wash., for $733,500.The work should be complete […]

  • 11 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    An Environmental Protection Agency community advisory group (CAG) will host a meeting to discuss the cleanup of a Superfund sites along the Kalamazoo River. The EPA formed this Kalamazoo River CAG to act as a public forum for anyone interested in learning about the site cleanup, talk about community needs and concerns, and develop recommendations […]

  • 5 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District partnered with the Texas General Land Office, Cameron County and the City of South Padre Island to renourish approximately one half mile of South Padre Island’s beaches using beach-quality sand harvested from a local dredging project. A large ocean-going hopper dredge, with pump out capability, began dredging […]

  • 15 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has modified a plan to address sediment contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) at the Grasse River Superfund Site in Massena, New York. The modification calls for removal of an additional 90,000 cubic yards of sediment from an area of the river near Snug Harbor, instead of capping. “EPA continues […]

  • 24 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredge Yard recently acquired and installed additional new machines in its facility in Turkey. This equipment, CNC vertical lathes and CNC Pattern Maker, will increase their capacity in the machining and assembly shop and to align with the capacity of the casting and fettling. Dredge Yard with its subsidiary in Izmit city in Turkey is […]

  • 7 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Ongoing reconstruction of Nibulon Shipbuilding and Repair Yard will bring it to a new level, reported the company officials. To date, the specialists have mounted reinforced concrete rails. They continue covering the beams and making a crush-rock pad under slabs for their installation, the company said. “We would remind you that we used 17 thousand […]

  • 10 November 2010

    A Petaluma company has been awarded a $3.1 million federal contract for a ship dismantling project slated for Mare Island, the U.S. Maritime… By Jessica A. York (mercurynews) [mappress] Source: mercurynews, November 10, 2010;

  • 22 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Vale, a global mining company headquartered in Brazil, has started dredging the tailings from Paraopeba River, which was affected by the breach of B1 dam. The company officials reported yesterday that this dredging process is essential for recovery of the river. Dredging activities are planned to continue until July 2020, beginning at the confluence of […]

  • 19 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District has received an application for the Corps permit for dredging/disposal work within the Tijuana River Ocean Inlet. The project is located in the Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve, San Diego County, and Imperial Beach, California. The applicant, US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) San Diego, […]

  • 6 August 2012

    The U.S. Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday rejected NCR’s claim that it already has done more than its fair share of the Fox River cleanup. According to greenbaypressgazette.com, the U.S. District Judge William Griesbach of Green Bay in May ordered NCR to remove and clean a minimum of 660,000 cubic yards of sediment […]

  • 21 February 2019
    Business & Finance

     The West Fork of the San Jacinto River FEMA funded Emergency Debris Removal project near Kingwood, Texas, has reached its halfway mark of completion, USACE Galveston District said in its latest announcement.  This emergency cleanup program was awarded to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD) on July 6, 2018 and covers about two miles of […]

  • 25 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King have announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released its fiscal year 2018 work plan, which includes important dredging and maintenance projects in Maine, totaling $11,780,000.  The budget for the Army Corps of Engineers is overseen by the Senate Energy and Water Development Appropriations Subcommittee, of which Senator Collins […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded recently a $5.34 million contract to Crosby Dredging LLC for the maintenance dredging of the Houston Ship Channel. Under the deal, the contractor will be required to remove approximately 500,000 cubic yards of material between Sims Bayou and the Turning Basin in Harris County, Texas. Crosby […]

  • 30 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Coast Guard will be enforcing a safety zone within the waters of the Delaware River, from Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania north to Eddystone, Pennsylvania – beginning December 01, 2016 until March 15, 2017 – due to the upcoming dredging works. According to the USCG notice, the safety zone will cover all navigable waters in the Delaware […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The EU-funded Mare Nostrum Project is holding a special training workshop focusing on applying the principles of PPGIS (Public Participatory GIS), to encourage coastal conservation and improve spatial planning in the Mediterranean Sea. The workshop, hosted by Mare Nostrum’s Maltese partner Integrated Resources Management (IRMCo), began today in Valletta, Malta and will be open until November 14th […]