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  • 14 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Emerald Isle upcoming beach nourishment project is tentatively scheduled to begin in February and be complete by the end of March. Due to budget constraints, the project has been scaled back slightly, and will likely involve the placement of approximately 630,000 cubic yards of sand (compared to 676,000 cubic yards in the […]

  • 26 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, and city of Wabasha, Minnesota, leadership met to discuss the dredged material management plan for Lower Pool 4, April 19. The Corps is working in partnership with the city in an effort to find a suitable, permanent home for nearly 270,000 cubic yards of material dredged annually […]

  • 2 November 2012

    The Bureau of Reclamation has a requirement for the performance of dredging services utilizing Government Furnished Equipment (GFE). The requirement will allow for the performance of maintenance dredging at the designated locations within the project footprint. Performance of the contract will include daily production activities on a Government provided 14 inch hydraulic suction cutter head […]

  • 28 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    After lots of talk in the past year about starting major dredging projects in the Morgan City area, it is expected that the work will finally be in full swing by the summer, the Louisiana’s Port of Morgan City said in a release. The port officials plan to achieve a decent enough water depth by […]

  • 4 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency yesterday notified Enbridge that more work is needed in Michigan’s Kalamazoo River to clean up oil from the company’s pipeline spill in July 2010. EPA is proposing further action upstream of Ceresco Dam, upstream of the Battle Creek Dam (Mill Ponds area), and in the delta upstream of Morrow Lake. […]

  • 7 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Luedtke Engineering is about to begin works on a $1.6 million multi-phase project that will remove sediment from the Buffalo River. The announcement was made last week by Congressman Brian Higgins and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District Commander Lt. Col. Adam Czekanski. “Projects like this which explore new ways to maintain and improve the […]

  • 20 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    With the help of Salix, the Norfolk Rivers Trust is improving fish and other river wildlife habitats on the River Babingley near Flitcham, one of only two hundred chalk rivers left in the world. The River Babingley rises from chalk springs above the villages of Flitcham and Hillington in North West Norfolk, meanders through the […]

  • 13 June 2011

    EPA Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck was joined today in Fort Edward, New York by Representative Maurice Hinchey, Representative Paul Tonko and New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Joseph Martens to mark the start of the second and final phase of the Hudson River cleanup that began on June 6, 2011. During this […]

  • 30 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Bath Iron Works Corporation is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with testing ships and maintenance dredging in Bath, Maine. Bath Iron Works Corporation proposes to place gravel and stone fill material below the high tide line […]

  • 4 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representative Ron Kind unveiled a comprehensive plan earlier this week to restore failing river infrastructure systems and protect the Mississippi River for generations to come. The plan was created in collaboration with Kind’s River Advisory Board, which includes ecologists, conservation advocates, sportsmen, and river agency representatives. “The Mississippi River shapes Wisconsin’s environment and local […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Wallingford Group, LLC is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, for impacts to waters of the U.S. in conjunction with constructing a box culvert in Wallingford, Connecticut. The work is in Padens Brook, at 59 and 65 North Plains Highway in Wallingford. Padens Brook is a direct tributary […]

  • 17 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is again extending the public comment period for its draft Environmental Assessment for its Lower Pool 4 dredged material management plan – the new deadline is now July 28.  The Corps notified city of Wabasha, Minnesota, July 13, of its decision to grant the extension. This […]

  • 3 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District recently awarded a new contract to J.E. McAmis for the Snohomish/Everett clamshell dredging works. The project calls for maintenance dredging of the Snohomish River Federal Navigation Channel in Everett, WA, via a mechanical clamshell dredge. During the works, the contractor will remove approximately 160,000 cubic yards of […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ first public workshop on the Sacramento River Bank Protection Project will begin today, January 14, at 4:00pm in the Arthur F. Turner Community Library, West Sacramento. The release of the Sacramento River Bank Protection Project (SRBPP) Draft Environmental Impact Statement/ Environmental Impact Report (EIS/EIR) is not only a major milestone, but also a […]

  • 9 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Local government of Olongapo is set to begin its massive river dredging works that is meant to mitigate severe flooding in the city after receiving a P2.4 million backhoe from a mall chain. Mayor Rolen Paulino personally tested the equipment given by SM Prime Holdings during the turnover held recently at the Marikit Park. “This […]

  • 28 February 2013

    A $900,000 river dredging project is underway in Newington. The Army Corps of Engineers is the contractor for the federal project, which is intended to make the Piscataqua River more navigable in one area. When completed next month, some 15 thousand cubic yards of sand and gravel will be taken from the Simplex Reach, upriver […]

  • 8 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing to perform maintenance dredging of the Annisquam River Federal navigation project (FNP) in Gloucester, Massachusetts.  The work involves maintenance dredging of portions of the 8-foot-deep Mean Lower Low Water (MLLW) channel and anchorage, plus authorized overdepth dredging in the Annisquam River FNP. “Natural shoaling […]

  • 9 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, will participate in a national Corps of Engineers pilot program to use dredged material to improve habitat. The Upper Pool 4 Islands Complex Project is one of 10 projects selected out of 95 proposals submitted throughout the United States. USACE’s engineers plan to develop islands in […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, completed emergency dredging operations in the Mississippi River on August 7. The Corps dredged temporary 200-feet wide pilot channels in both Pool 4, between Wabasha, Minn., and Alma, Wis., and in Pool 6, near Winona, Minn. The pilot channels allowed the U.S. Coast Guard to officially […]

  • 20 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, is planning to release an Invitation for Bids (IFB) for the West Coast Hopper Maintenance Dredging 2018. According to the Corps, the project includes hopper dredging work at four locations: Humboldt Bay Bar and Entrance, California; San Francisco Mainship Channel, California; Columbia River, Oregon/Washington from River Mile 3+00 to […]

  • 5 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The St. Johns River Water Management District will host a meeting on June 11 in Melbourne to provide the public with an update on the status of the Eau Gallie River dredging project. The 6 p.m. meeting will be held at Melbourne City Hall, 900 E. Strawbridge Ave., Melbourne. The District, in coordination with the […]

  • 15 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Researchers at Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) have shown how air bubbles could keep sediments from obstructing bends in river waterways such as the Rhine River, which has to be dredged regularly to stay open for freight ships. The Rhine River is a crucial transport artery, carrying hundreds of millions of tons of freight […]

  • 6 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    With New Jersey’s busy summer season just beginning, Senator Vin Gopal, Assemblyman Eric Houghtaling and Assemblywoman Joann Downey have praised the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) for completing two dredging projects in the 11th Legislative District. The NJDOT recently announced the completion of dredging projects in the Shark River and the Shrewsbury River. These […]

  • 22 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    After about two weeks of digging, heavy equipment has cleared a buildup of sand from the San Dieguito River inlet to restore tidal flushing to the lagoon, reports the City of Del Mar, California.  According to their latest release, excavators successfully opened the river channel to the ocean earlier this month. As an added benefit, […]

  • 5 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Today, at a community meeting in Saratoga Springs, officials from the Environmental Protection Agency will report on the Superfund cleanup, of a toxic chemical called polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) from the Hudson River, that is significantly ahead of schedule. Environmental groups, business leaders and elected municipal officials say that with time and capacity to spare, General […]

  • 14 May 2012

    According to The Portland Tribune (Pamplin Media Group), the Port of Portland plans to dredge 10,000 to 40,000 cubic yards of Willamette River sediment near its T-2 terminal. The port describes the dredging as routine maintenance necessary to assure safe navigation of the river. The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality has reviewed data about the […]