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  • 21 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District recently awarded one of two remaining construction contracts for the Kissimmee River Restoration Project, a massive Everglades restoration project in Polk and Osceola counties. The $4,837,000 C-37 Embankment Armoring construction contract was awarded to Herve Cody Contractor from Robbinsville, North Carolina. The contract involves placing one-mile of […]

  • 5 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis has teamed up with Kapstone Paper to keep Kapstone’s Longview Paper Facility receiving barge loads of chips, in spite of silted in channel conditions. According to the company, this year’s high flows on the Columbia and Cowlitz Rivers lead to significant shoaling in the vicinity of Kapstone Papers plant which depends on barge […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    After the 1953 and 1976 North Sea floods, a flood defense plan, called the Sigma Plan, was conceived to protect the Flemish part of the Scheldt estuary against future storm surges. The plan is governed by Waterwegen en Zeekanaal NV (W&Z), a Flemish government agency and since 2005 aims to combine flood defense with strengthening […]

  • 26 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    This winter, Land & Water Services worked on a very exciting project at Dagenham Wharf. Their team conducted a large scale dredging campaign at Cemex’s Pier No 8 in Dagenham where 9,500m³ of silt was removed from the riverbed to improve access to the jetty from the River Thames. The dredging works were completed using […]

  • 2 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Virginia Congressman Bobby Scott delivered the following testimony before the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure’s Subcommittee on Waters Resources and Environment about programs he would like to see included in the Water Resources Development Act of 2020 – authorization legislation for programs operated and projects completed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers: “I […]

  • 21 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    An ambitious project to return the River Ver to its more natural state as it runs through the center of St Albans has been launched, according to the City and District Council. The plan will include significant enhancements to Verulamium Park and the water quality of its artificial lakes. Major improvements will also be made to […]

  • 2 December 2011

    Alarmed at a severe deterioration, Leslie Williams, Member for Port Macquarie, has called on the State government to carry out dredging of the Manning River.  “At the current rate of deterioration, it is feared the river will be impassable within the next month which will have an intolerable impact on business and tourism in the […]

  • 30 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. EPA has announced a final agreement with the Clark County over unpermitted discharges of dredged material into the Laughlin Lagoon. The lagoon is a part of the Colorado River, in southern Nevada. Under the terms of the settlement, Clark County will implement wetlands conservation and mitigation measures at the lagoon. “The Colorado River […]

  • 17 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Vietnam: Flemish Minister Hilde Crevits Visits Soai Rap Site In the context of Flemish Minister for Mobility and Public Works, Hilde Crevits’ port trade mission, a visit has today been made to the crucial Soai Rap project and DEME’s trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Uilenspiegel’ that has been engaged to carry out the work.   The […]

  • 30 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Cloud Peak Energy’s Cordero Rojo Mine, located near Gillette, Wyoming, has received the 2015 State of Wyoming Reclamation Award from the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality, Land Quality Division for the successful restoration of the Belle Fourche River. The award was presented at the Wyoming Mining Association’s Annual Safety and Reclamation Banquet in Cody, Wyoming, […]

  • 11 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The New York State Canal Corporation has just released the Hudson River dredging update, advising that this week works will be in progress between the confluence of the Mohawk River and Lock C-8 in Fort Edward.  The sixth and hopefully the final season of one the largest and most complex environmental dredging projects ever undertaken in […]

  • 16 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) has awarded Brevard County an additional $21.5 million legislative appropriation grant for Phase II of the Brevard County Muck Dredging project. This latest funding builds on the previous $20 million awarded in the past two years for muck removal in the Indian River Lagoon, for a total investment of $41.5 million to date. Muck build-up is […]

  • 2 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Two recently completed studies on the “Lowlands” of the Everett Smelter cleanup site in north Everett will enable the Washington Department of Ecology to prepare a cleanup plan for areas along or near the Snohomish River. Ecology seeks public comments on two reports summarizing these studies through November 3 and invites anyone interested to a […]

  • 21 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Multiple amphibious, multi-function dredgers from Mud Cat are operating in Iraq to clean various dams and barrages that are positioned along the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers. Iraq’s Ministry of Water Resources (MWR) purchased the MFDs to remove accumulated silt, sand and vegetation at each dam’s basin. By performing regular dam maintenance, Iraq’s MWR can maintain […]

  • 16 July 2019
    Business & Finance

     During the 2019 flood in Oklahoma, the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System (MKARNS ) flooding – caused by heavy rainfall – halted traffic on the 445-mile navigation channel. W D Mayo Lock & Dam 14, the first of five lock and dam structures in Oklahoma, was submerged by floodwaters and crews from the Tulsa […]

  • 18 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The following is a monthly project update for the cleanup of lead impacted sediment by hydraulic dredging in the Mill River. The CT Department of Energy and Environmental Protection together with TRC, the firm conducting the cleanup work for Exide are currently in the process of dredging, dewatering the sediment, treating the filtrate water from […]

  • 16 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Sir James Bevan, the new chief executive of the Environment Agency, is visiting Somerset this week where he will see firsthand the improvements made in the area since 2013/14.  He will start his tour in Bridgwater where he will meet local Environment Agency staff. Sir James will then be taken to Burrow Mump, where he will witness the […]

  • 12 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Boskalis has secured three contracts for coastal protection and port maintenance activities in Germany. The contracts, worth EUR 45 million, will all begin in the coming months. The first contract was awarded by the German Waterways and Shipping Office WSA Weser-Jade-Nordsee. The work includes upgrade on the existing coastal defense on the island of Wangerooge. […]

  • 27 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos last week announced a landmark agreement (PDF) between DEC and Arconic, Inc. Under the agreement, Arconic will provide more than $2.25 million to protect and restore critical habitat at the Grasse River Federal Superfund site in Massena, NY. Arconic is required by the U.S. […]

  • 9 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Congressman Chris Smith has welcomed the federal government decision to allocate $28 million for dredging of the New Jersey waterways, including Shark River, which were filled with silt and debris as a result of Superstorm Sandy.  As announced earlier yesterday, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) approved $28M in federal funding to dredge State channels that were impacted by the […]

  • 20 June 2012

    There is no money for Myall River’s eastern channel dredging, reports myallcoastnota.com. Myall River Action Group has been campaigning for the river dredging since september 2008. “We as the Myall River Action Group and community as a whole are disappointed that no provision was made in this budget,” Myall River Action Group spokesman Gordon Grainger […]

  • 24 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Michigan’s U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters, both members of the Great Lakes Task Force, have announced that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is awarding $765,605 to fund habitat restoration projects for the Detroit River and Rouge River Areas of Concern (AOC). “Our lakes and waterways are part of who we are and […]

  • 8 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, during yesterday’s meeting with officials of the Ministry of Shipping at Bangladesh Secretariat, urged the shipping ministry and all its departments concerned to work sincerely for making the river routes safe and secure for passengers and goods. “We have to improve the navigability of the rivers and ensure safe and secure […]

  • 6 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) has initiated the second phase expansion of its Matadi Gateway Terminal (MGT), located 92 miles upstream on the left bank of the Congo River, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The Phase 2 expansion will more than double MGT’s existing annual throughput capacity to 400,000TEU/yr. “The expansion of MGT […]

  • 30 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Patrick Meehan yesterday joined Representative Donald Norcross for a tour and inspection of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Dredger McFarland, a 300-foot-long deep-draft hopper dredge on the Delaware River. The McFarlandis is conducting dredging operations to deepen the Delaware River’s shipping channel from 40’ to 45’. “Pennsylvania’s workers can compete with anyone in the […]

  • 22 January 2013

    The shipping capacity of the Yangtze River, China’s longest, has been vastly expanded as the result of decade-long efforts to dredge and deepen the river, an affiliate of the Ministry of Transport said on Monday. The river’s main course saw its shipping volume top 1.78 billion tonnes in 2012, four times that of 2003 with […]