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  • 1 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, recently closed out its Sand Hill River Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration project. The intent of this project included restoring ecosystem connectivity in the upper Sand Hill River and its tributaries. USACE had originally constructed a major drainage project along the Sand Hill River in the 1950s. The […]

  • 17 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is seeking public comments on a proposed habitat improvement project on the Sand Hill River near Beltrami, Minnesota. The Sand Hill Watershed District requested permission from St. Paul District to modify the existing flood control project on the Sand Hill River. They’re requesting to install 16 […]

  • 19 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, recently completed a draft Environmental Assessment for a proposed Sand Hill River Ecosystem Restoration Project, 20 miles southeast of Crookston, Minn. The Corps, in partnership with the Sand Hill River Watershed District, is proposing to construct rock fill rapids to serve as a fish passage at […]

  • 10 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The first season of the Annisquam River federal navigation project in Gloucester, Massachusetts, is moving on nicely, according to Gloucester Harbormaster T.J. Ciarametaro. Last Wednesday, Ciarametaro briefed Waterways Board members about the progress made so far saying that almost half of the targeted sand and debris has been already removed from the river. Ciarametaro also said […]

  • 1 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Researchers from Deltares, Delft University of Technology and IHE, have found that the eroding of sand beaches is less dramatic than is generally assumed. There are more sandy beaches that grow worldwide, than ones that shrink. This is the outcome of the study by the researchers who analysed changes in 50,000 beaches over a 35-year […]

  • 7 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dragflow, an Italian manufacturer of heavy duty pumps and complete dredging equipment, recently delivered two EL604B pumps for the Moungo river sand extraction project in Cameroon. The river, known for having the best quality sand for construction purposes around Douala, is 150 kilometer long, rising in the Rumpi Hills and swelled by tributaries from Mount Kupe and the Bakossi mountains. Moungo […]

  • 17 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ohio has created a successful way to separate the clean, usable sand from the silts, fines and toxins dredged from the Cuyahoga River. “Instead of throwing a valuable resource away, sand is being used to support Ohio’s economy through jobs in the construction industry and infrastructure improvements,” the Ohio DNR Office of Coastal Management said […]

  • 26 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Parks Victoria will begin maintenance dredging in and around Werribee River entrance next week, following natural sand build up which has created a hazard for recreational and commercial boat operators. “The works form part of Parks Victoria’s ongoing dredging program to ensure the continuation of safe boating access within Port Phillip and Western Port,” said […]

  • 10 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S Environmental Protection Agency has announced the award of new funding for major Great Lakes Restoration Initiative projects in the Clinton River Area of Concern totaling nearly $20 million. Senior Advisor to the EPA Administrator Cameron Davis was joined by U.S. Sen. Gary Peters, U.S. Rep. Sander Levin, U.S. Rep. Candice Miller, Clinton River Public […]

  • 12 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    New Jersey State, County and local officials gathered last Friday, October 9th, at the Shark River Hills Marina to outline the journey and acknowledge the efforts that led to the award of a contract to dredge 102,000 cubic yards of sediment from the navigable channels of the Shark River. “Efforts to dredge the Shark River have […]

  • 30 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In testimony on Capitol Hill before the House Transportation and Infrastructure subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment, April 22, Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick praised The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ proficiency in the Sandy recovery work. According to the Army’s chief of engineers, the Hurricane Sandy operations and maintenance program is more than 70 percent […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Parks Victoria has issued a shallow depth warning to recreational boat operators following unseasonal conditions throughout January which have increased the speed of natural sand movements along the coast near the mouth of the Patterson River. As the Local Port Manager for Port Phillip, Parks Victoria regularly monitors water depths at the entrance to the […]

  • 21 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Parks Victoria has commenced maintenance dredging at Werribee River following natural sand build up which has created a hazard for recreational and commercial boat operators. “The works form part of Parks Victoria’s ongoing dredging program to ensure the continuation of safe boating access within Port Phillip and Western Port” said Parks Victoria A/District Manager Port […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Maine Department of Transportation (MaineDOT) 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 placing stone fill to stabilize an eroding bank adjacent to Route 149 in Phillips, Maine. The Maine Department of Transportation proposes to place […]

  • 25 September 2013

    The Environment Agency is hosting a public drop-in session in Camber to update the community on the new Broomhill Sands Coastal Defence Scheme, which has recently secured the funding needed to be built. When built, the Broomhill Sands Defence Scheme will directly protect over 1,400 homes and businesses by increasing the standard of protection in […]

  • 9 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Norfolk Rivers Trust has installed a remote river monitoring station that has been tracking water quality and flow before and after river restoration work at an area of ecological importance on the River Nar. Rising in chalk hills to the east of the village of Tittleshall, the river flows south for 2.5 km until […]

  • 18 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Un-restrained collection of sand and pebbles from the Sekmai riverbed has been cited for the acute shortage of drinking water in Kanglatongbi areas. According to some Kanglatongbi residents about 3000 truck loads of sand/pebbles are being collected on a daily basis in the past few years. Contrary to the locals engaged as labourers to shovel […]

  • 11 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Parks Victoria will commence maintenance dredging at Patterson River on Thursday 7 February following natural sand build up which has created a hazard for recreational boat operators. “The works form part of Parks Victoria’s ongoing dredging program to ensure the continuation of safe boating access within Port Phillip and Western Port,” said Parks Victoria Ranger […]

  • 4 April 2012

    A coalition including environmental organizations, fishermen and the Karuk tribe filed a lawsuit Monday to block newly approved regulations for controversial suction dredge mining. The program would increase river mining and pollution in California’s waterways once a current moratorium on the practice expires in 2016; coalition members are concerned about the health of California rivers […]

  • 24 February 2012

    Department of Conservation and Natural Resources officials yesterday joined neighborhood, city and state leaders in the dedication of a newly restored, highly popular trail along the Schuylkill River that draws thousands of people each year to Philadelphia’s Manayunk section. “One of the major ways to encourage people to get outdoors and enjoy the natural world […]

  • 6 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, awarded a $1.6 million contract to Spruce Valley Corporation of Middle River, Minnesota, on September 30, to improve fish passage in the Sand Hill River near Fertile, Minnesota. A restoration plan completed by the St. Paul District and approved by its Headquarters in 2014 recommended several […]

  • 3 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Queen Bess Island project, one of the fastest moving restoration projects Louisiana has seen, is nearing its completion. There is only a window of six months to complete the project during the non-nesting season in order for the birds to be able to lay eggs in the spring. “One of the nuisances of this […]

  • 25 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District’s Dredge Jadwin has completed its 2019 season. During the 2019 season, the Jadwin dredged more than 4 million cubic yards of sand, mud and sediment from the lower Mississippi River to allow the waterway to remain navigable for commercial traffic. “Part of our mission as the Army […]

  • 13 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Torridge District Council has proposed to carry out coast protection work at the beach fronting Northam Burrows Country Park in Northam, Bideford, UK.  The work will consist of beach recycling from the distal end of the spit near Grey Sand Hill to areas of the west facing beach where erosion has occurred. The purpose of […]

  • 1 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) has invited the public to a community information session about the Carrum beach renourishment project, State Government of Victoria just announced. The meeting will be held at the Carrum Surf Life Saving Club on February 8, 2017 from 5:30-7:00pm. DELWP Senior Project Manager, Coastal Programs, Jill Garvey, said: […]

  • 23 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Team Van Oord has just released an interesting overview of the business year 2016. Explaining the year as “a busy, productive and exciting one“, the company rounded up 2016 with some of the key highlights and achievements, putting them all in one story named “2016 – a year in pictures and words“. January January saw Team […]

  • 12 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Infrastructure Minister Chris Hazzard recently visited East Belfast to view progress on a £12 million Flood Alleviation scheme in the area. 269 properties adjacent to Orangefield Park and Victoria Park have already benefited from upgrading works to provide an increased level of flood protection, costing around £1.7 million. Other parts of the scheme are ongoing and […]

  • 4 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Three Dutch-related companies, BAM Nutall, Team Van Oord and VBA, have been awarded by the Environment Agency for their excellent work undertaken in flood scheme projects. On the occasion of the Flood & Coast 2016 conference the awards were handed out during a gala dinner in Telford on 24 February. The Dutch-related companies won their […]

  • 28 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District has amended its proposal to conduct maintenance dredging of rock and hard packed sand from portions of the Pawcatuck River, Little Narragansett Bay, and Watch Hill Cove Federal Navigation Project (FNP) in Westerly, Rhode Island, and Stonington, Conn. The Corps issued a 30-day public notice on […]