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  • 26 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced yesterday that dredging will begin in April to clean up sediment contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) at the Grasse River Superfund Site (aka Alcoa Aggregation) in Massena, New York. PCB contamination is the result of past waste disposal practices at the Alcoa West (now Arconic) facility. In 2013, […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, yesterday announced $1.5 million in new funding to dredge the St. Joseph harbor. The funding comes as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers releases its final allocation of funding for harbor operations and maintenance for the remainder of the current fiscal year. St. Joseph harbor was previously not slated to […]

  • 2 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Alaska Congressman Don Young announced last week that the H.R. 5303 bill was passed by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on May 25th 2016. The H.R. 5303 – the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016 – bipartisan legislation is aimed to promote economic competitiveness and strengthen the nation’s water transportation and infrastructure needs. “To optimize […]

  • 18 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Townsville’s new Wharf 10 and Quayside Terminal facilities would help the State’s economy grow by ensuring business, tourism and the defence forces were better served, Treasurer Tim Nicholls said today. Mr Nicholls and Transport and Main Roads Minister Scott Emerson joined Governor Penelope Wensley and other dignitaries for the official opening of […]

  • 25 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    In close cooperation with Royal IHC, Liebherr has designed special planetary plug-in gearboxes for rope winches to be installed on the Spartacus – the world’s largest and most powerful cutter suction dredger (CSD). For the Spartacus, Liebherr and IHC developed an anchor winch with two high-torque plug-in gears (up to 1,500,000 Nm) and equipped these with […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The President’s Budget for Fiscal Year 2014 includes more than $79 million in federal funds for studies, construction, and the operation and maintenance of civil works projects in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District. “Our missions, like flood risk management, environmental restoration and navigation, allow us to focus our efforts on developing […]

  • 25 March 2013

    The Port Authority of the Balearic Islands explained the details of the Environmental Watch Plan for the dredging of the Port of Mahon to the Sant Lluís Town Council. The Plan ensures that the town’s coastline and the Isla del Aire’s SCI (Site of Community Importance) will not be affected. A group of APB experts […]

  • 9 December 2009
    Project & Tenders

    The disastrous coal ash spill that occurred a year ago at the Tennessee Valley Authority’s Kingston power plant in eastern Tennessee dumped a whopping 2.66 million pounds of 10 toxic pollutants into the nearby Emory and Clinch rivers — more than all the surface-water discharges from all U.S. power plants in 2007. Source:southernstudies,dec 9,2009;

  • 21 February 2011

    In only 90 days, Tideland Signal Limited has manufactured and supplied a total of 84 polyethylene buoys to guide navigation in the newly-dredged 63.5 km channel, which allows ships of up to 9m draft to reach Abu Dhabi’s expanding Mussafah Industrial City. The channel has been dredged by the National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) under […]

  • 9 August 2013

    Bahrain-based Two Seas Marine Services (TSM) has indigenously converted a bulk carrier into a sand dredger, which offers a faster, easier and cost-effective alternative to getting dredgers from Europe and elsewhere, said its managing director. “This is a first for the region and opens the doors of a multi-million dollar market for us,” Captain David […]

  • 5 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Oceana has made a formal complaint to UNESCO today, against a project that aims to dump waste materials from the dredging of Maó harbour into a Biosphere Reserve off the island of Minorca. The material displays high levels of mercury as well as lead and copper, and so Oceana believes that the project should be […]

  • 17 February 2012

      Preparations are underway for the International Congress “Panama Canal 2012 International Engineering and Infrastructure Congress” (April 18-20, 2012, Panama City, Panama). This International Congress will convene more than 40 experts from 10 countries, who will discuss large scale projects and future trends in the maritime industry. During the first two days, topics such as […]

  • 7 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Dredge Merritt, homeported in the Corps’ Wilmington District, has arrived at Memphis District’s Ensley Engineer Yard where the vessel will undergo major maintenance to extend its service life. According to the Corps, the vessel left Wilmington on October 19th for the long voyage around the coast to Mobile, Ala., […]

  • 28 February 2012

    As of this week, the Spokane region has a formal organization to lead efforts to find and reduce toxic compounds in the Spokane River. Thirteen governmental agencies, private industries and environmental organizations have signed a Memorandum of Agreement that forms the Spokane River Regional Toxics Task Force. Members of the task force include representatives of […]

  • 23 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    On Wednesday, January 16, 2013 from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. Clearwater, NRDC, Riverkeeper, and Scenic Hudson presented a Hudson River General Electric PCB cleanup update for Mid-Hudson communities, entitled “Hudson River PCB Forum,” at the Marist College Boathouse. The federal and state agencies involved with General Electric’s cleanup of PCBs in the Hudson River presented […]

  • 20 September 2012

    The Department of Budget and Management has approved the release of P3.8 billion to the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) to fund nationwide tourism road projects and infrastructure initiatives in the Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), and to fulfill the department’s contractual obligations for completed projects. Of the said amount, P2.37 billion […]

  • 21 August 2012

    In settlement papers filed in federal district court, three companies have agreed to pay about $29.8 million in cleanup costs for a Superfund site in Fairmont, Marion County, W. Va., the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced yesterday. The three companies, Exxon Mobil Corp., Vertellus Specialties Inc., and CBS Corp, will perform cleanup work and […]

  • 18 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Jan De Nul Group, an international contractor specializing in dredging, land reclamation, heavy lifting, offshore and environmental services, has just released its business results for 2015, achieving solid performances despite difficult market conditions. The traditional dredging market showed limited growth, Jan De Nul said in the report. In addition, the share of the free market […]

  • 12 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) today released a wide-ranging report into the iconic natural values of the Caley Valley wetlands that will be at risk if dredge spoil from expansion of the world’s largest coal port at Abbot Point is dumped there. Dr Lissa Schindler, AMCS Great Barrier Reef campaigner, said that while it […]

  • 28 February 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

      Dredge Yard, a specialized company in dredging technology and dredging equipment based in the Netherlands and United Arab Emirates has announced the launch of the dredge suction mouth. The dredge suction mouth is a dredge component positioned behind the cutter head of a Cutter Suction Dredger during extraction of non-cohesive material from the see […]

  • 27 January 2012

    The results of the latest water quality tests in Port Curtis show no evidence that dredging is having any impact on water quality, nor any link between water quality and fish health. The Department of Environment and Resource Management today released a report on water quality sampling carried out in November and December. Director-General Jim […]

  • 18 March 2013

    Oceana demands that the pouring of the polluted muds to be dredged from Maó harbour be halted, as it will coincide with the razorfish spawning season, between April and August. This is also the non-fishing season, a management measure established to protect this species so highly valued by the local population, as it has a […]

  • 7 May 2012

    EPA has approved additional field investigations requested by the General Electric Co. (GE) at the Fletcher’s Paint Works and Storage Facility Superfund Site in Milford, New Hampshire. GE’s contractor, Arcadis US Inc. began these investigations in April 2012. These activities will continue for approximately three months. Implementation of these field investigations will result in additional […]

  • 1 March 2012

    Advocates of “clean marinas” testified before the General Assembly’s Commerce Committee Tuesday, urging support for a bill that would allow marinas that follow anti-pollution protocols to apply for grants that could pay 40 percent of dredging costs. “Long Island Sound provides more than $9 billion to the regional economy every year,” Leah Schmalz, director of […]

  • 10 April 2013

    The significant value of A&P Falmouth to the Cornwall economy and barriers to the port growth was the focus of a ministerial visit yesterday. Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, the Rt Hon Dr Vince Cable heard first hand the ambitions A&P Falmouth and partners have to secure the future prosperity of the […]

  • 14 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ashton Design is celebrating the centennial of the Panama Canal with the completion of an environmental graphics project for Ellicott Dredges — the Baltimore-based company which designed and built the dredging equipment used in the construction of the world’s most important shipping channel. Opened on August 15, 1914, and considered one of the Seven Wonders […]