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  • 6 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Global seabed sampling experts Ocean Scientific International Ltd (OSIL) have delivered a 12 station Multiple Corer to XMU University in China. The hydrostatically damped Multi Corer is capable of collecting up to 12 samples simultaneously, which include a high-quality sediment sample and the overlying supernatant water. The corer is constructed from stainless steel and features detachable core […]

  • 13 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    For the third time in almost eight decades, bed material samples are being taken from the Mississippi River. The first was in 1935 and the second was in 1989, but this is the first time it’s an effort being coordinated between different government agencies. On Wednesday, February 11th, sixteen team members from the U.S. Geological […]

  • 10 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released their latest community update on the Hudson River polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) cleanup scheme, named ‘Hudson River Floodplain Sampling: 2016 Sampling Summary’. The paper said that in fall 2016, work continued on the comprehensive investigation of the Upper Hudson River floodplain. Soil sampling for PCBs was conducted between October […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Bibby HydroMap, a company involved in a range of services including hydrographic and geophysical survey, geotechnical sampling, etc, has just released a video about their innovative d’ROP system. d’ROP is a dynamic Remotely Operated Survey Platform that borrows and combines technology and operating principles from existing ROVs, ROTVs and systems of the modern day dredging industry. […]

  • 15 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) yesterday renewed its call on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to require additional sediment sampling for Polychlorinated Biphenyl (PCB) contamination in the upper Hudson River. In a letter to EPA Regional Administrator Judith Enck, DEC identified the need to expand the analysis of sediments by […]

  • 6 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Afri-Can Marine Minerals Corporation has signed a charter agreement for the vessel mv DP The Explorer with International Mining and Dredging Holding Ltd. to carry out a diamond-sampling program on the Exclusive Prospecting Licence 3403 Marine Diamond Concession in Namibia. The program is expected to start on or about November 25th, 2012, and will last […]

  • 26 July 2012

    Based on a review of hydrogeologic information from the SEACO plant site, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control has determined that contamination in the groundwater at the site will not impact the Congaree River. Also, a DHEC review of current monitoring data from the Congaree River shows there are no detectable levels […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    MESL were identified as the preferred consultancy to collect, process and identify samples from three of five regional projects; The Humber, Thames and Anglian regions. The samples will be collected in order to obtain a baseline dataset that will be used to deliver monitoring conditions for marine licences via the new Regional Seabed Monitoring Plan […]

  • 10 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mariners are advised of sediment sampling collection activities in the channels of Patterson Lakes. Works will consist of collection of sediment samples from a moored barge. The barge will be stationary for periods of approximately 30 minutes before moving to the next sampling point. Samples will be collected from berthing areas adjacent to jetties or […]

  • 5 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, in cooperation with the Flood Diversion Board of Authority, will continue its water quality field surveys for the Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion project starting this week. The primary objective of collecting the samples is to analyze water quality within the project area during pre‐project, construction and post‐construction […]

  • 31 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos yesterday announced that the state is nearing completion of their independent investigation of Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) contamination in the Hudson River. At Governor Andrew Cuomo’s direction, DEC launched a sampling effort this summer to fully assess the nature and extent of contamination left behind […]

  • 30 January 2012

    The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control is sampling the sediment of Langley Pond. The sampling operation includes a pontoon boat and other watercraft. It is expected to conclude in mid-to-late February. The sampling will not interrupt any activities in or around Langley Pond. DHEC will be testing sediment from the bottom of Langley […]

  • 27 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    There was a lot going on in the Bandon boat basin this week where the Port of Bandon Harbormaster Bob Shammot, together with employees from the Port of Brookings Harbor and the Port of Astoria, was taking sediment samples for the upcoming dredging project. They were able to successfully complete, during this Wednesday and Thursday, another step in the […]

  • 16 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Water levels at Big Cliff Reservoir will be lower October 13-27 to allow the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct sediment sampling, USACE’s Portland District said in their latest release.  USACE is collecting the sediment samples as part of a Remedial Investigation to determine the nature and extent of any contaminants in the immediate […]

  • 7 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    New York State Canal Corporation announced that river bottom sediment sampling will be occurring on the Upper Hudson River/Champlain Canal between Thursday, October 9th and Friday October 17th. The sediment sampling schedule is as follows: – Thursday & Friday and Monday & Tuesday; October 9 & 10 and 13 & 14: south of Lock C-1, […]

  • 21 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Tuolumne Utilities District (TUD) is moving forward with design and permitting for the Phoenix Lake Preservation and Restoration Project, which will improve the water quality and storage capacity of the lake. Starting this week, Horizon Water and Environment, Inc. and its sub consultants, will be conducting sediment sampling on Phoenix Lake. The sampling will […]

  • 14 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded a contract in the amount of around $255.000 to SOL Engineering Service LLC for environmental services to include the collection and analyses of water and sediment samples from the federally-maintained Freeport, entrance and jetty channels. According to Lisa Finn, an environmental project manager with the […]

  • 8 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Users of CARIS Easy View, a freeware program that allows users to view spatial data in a wide range of native vector and raster file formats, can now download a new sample dataset to use with the software. The latest sample data is from a survey conducted by students from the Maritime Institute Willem Barentz […]

  • 22 May 2012

    Crews will return to the Eldridge Municipal Landfill cleanup site in Bellingham’s Little Squalicum Park this week to collect soil and groundwater samples. The samples will help determine if cleanup work was effective. From August to October 2011, contractors working for the city of Bellingham removed 4,290 tons of landfill debris and contaminated soil from […]

  • 28 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently awarded $485,000 to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) for testing water quality along the state’s Gulf Coast. The sampling results will contribute to EPA’s National Coastal Conditions Assessment (NCCA). The NCCA is a survey of the nation’s coastal waters which EPA and state partners conduct […]

  • 27 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    A team with the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center has developed a vessel that provides new capabilities to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ scientists and engineers. The coring barge, designed by researchers Jarrell Smith, Thad Pratt and William Butler of ERDC’s Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory, allows researchers to take sediment samples in areas […]

  • 16 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Center for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas) has just released a paper named ‘Dredged Material Disposal Site Monitoring Round the Coast of England: Results of Sampling (2015-16)’. This report presents the scientific findings of, and implications for subsequent monitoring based on the results from dredged material disposal site monitoring conducted under a Cefas/Marine […]

  • 4 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Over the next two weeks, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will oversee Honeywell Specialty Materials LLC’s collection of sediment samples from Lake Linden Beach and Torch Lake in the Village of Lake Linden in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. The sampling is required to determine the extent of contamination from heavy metals and polychlorinated biphenyls, or PCBs, and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Wilmington District’s multi-functional debris vessel SNELL is in Florida providing support to the Jackson District’s Jacksonville Harbor Expansion Project. The crew of the SNELL is working with Jacksonville District Geotechical Engineers to gather sediment samples for an environmental assessment for widening the harbor.   Onboard the SNELL is a […]

  • 22 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Consultants working for the City of Bellingham will begin a second round of sediment sampling this week for a cleanup site in Bellingham Bay. The consultant will use a boat to collect samples from 19 in-water locations around the South State Street Manufactured Gas Plant site near Boulevard Park. The work is part of a […]