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  • 28 August 2020
    Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District just shared this beautiful photo of the deep draft hopper dredge Essayons working at the mouth of the Columbia River. According to the Corps, over the next several weeks the Essayons will dredge sand from the Columbia River bar, the world’s most dangerous entrance to a major […]

  • 3 September 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The Environment Agency is about to begin work in the river channel in Sheffield this month (September) to help reduce the risk of flooding in the city. According to the EA, gravel and debris will be removed from rivers in Malinbridge and Hillsborough to help reduce the risk of flooding in Sheffield. These works will […]

  • 18 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is reviewing comments received regarding the draft Missouri River Recovery Management Plan-Environmental Impact Statement as it moves toward preparing a final EIS which is anticipated to be released in summer 2018. “Public comments are a crucial element in developing the final EIS and record of decision,” said Maj. Gen. […]

  • 21 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Greens are saddened that Arrow Energy workers are the latest victims of the Queensland CSG industry’s unsustainable pace, which has been spurred on by government at the expense of other industries and the environment. “Both the state and federal governments have allowed the CSG industry to expand so quickly that it has proved […]

  • 18 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Civil engineering contractor Jackson has just announced the start of flood control structure preparation at Perry Barr & Witton. The company has diverted the River Tame through a temporary river channel in preparation for the new flood control structure. The team diverted the flow through a temporary excavated south channel by installing a GeoDam at […]

  • 30 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    As the Mississippi River’s water level threatens to reach a historic low, U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) recently joined U.S. Representative Bill Enyart (D-IL-12) and leaders from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Coast Guard to view firsthand the work underway to remove rock pinnacles which threaten navigation on the river. “As goes the […]

  • 3 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Trials of different dredging methods on the River Parrett, carried out by Van Oord working in partnership with the Parrett Internal Drainage Board and the Somerset Rivers Authority, have produced promising initial results, Team Van Oord said in its latest announcement. Tests of water injection dredging and agitation dredging were carried out on sections of […]

  • 25 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has just announced that they will begin armoring the east side of the Kissimmee River embankment (Canal 37)  between Lakes Hatchineha and Kissimmee in January 2018. The armoring construction, part of the Kissimmee River Restoration project, will span approximately 18 months. “Navigation will remain open during construction; however, a […]

  • 21 September 2011

    An ‘‘unprecedented’’ community response has put the Myall River’s choked eastern channel one step closer to being dredged…   BY MATT CARR (theherald) [mappress] Source: theherald, September 21, 2011;

  • 31 August 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Safety

    Boating at Kalbarri (WA) is safer following the completion of maintenance dredging to widen the channel and restore safe navigational depths at the mouth of Murchison River. According to the Department of Transport (DoT) Director Coastal Facilities, Donna West, the work which started in January included dredging of the land back wharf and boat pens […]

  • 2 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Huge excavators positioned on jack-up barges on Deptford Creek have been dredging the riverbed to prepare for tunnelling in Greenwich, reports the Tideway – the company delivering the Thames Tideway Tunnel. The operation is a key part of Tideway’s work in south-east London to clean up the River Thames and will make it possible to […]

  • 2 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    According to the Department of Water Resources (DWR), construction of a temporary emergency drought barrier at West False River in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta is its nearing completion. The barrier now spans the approximately 750-foot-wide river between Jersey and Bradford islands and blocks salt water that tidal action attempts to push eastward from San Francisco Bay […]

  • 17 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Thousands of tonnes of silt that currently lies on the bed of the River Lagan in Belfast will be dredged in a major project to maintain and enhance the river’s water quality and unique eco-system, the Northern Ireland’s Department for Communities reports.  The £3.3m investment by the Department, which manages the River Lagan, will see […]

  • 23 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, has just reported that contractors working on the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project are on track to finish several SHEP-related features in 2017. Senior project manager for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project, Spencer Davis, recently provided an update on the environmental mitigation features outside of the actual harbor and entrance channel […]

  • 9 December 2010

    State and federal officials gathered in Pointe Coupee Parish on Tuesday night to reaffirm their commitment to restoring False River’s … By KORAN ADDO (2theadvocate) [mappress] Source: 2theadvocate, December 9, 2010;

  • 19 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has called on state and federal governments to stop quarrelling over the duelling scientific reviews of the impact of Gladstone Harbour and recognise what’s at stake. Felicity Wishart, the Great Barrier Reef campaign director, said that if the Queensland and Australian Governments needed to stop quibbling and recognise that […]

  • 14 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials announced the start of a multi-year, multi-million dollar State Channel Dredging Program that will begin to return New Jersey’s waterways affected by Superstorm Sandy to a state of good repair. Typically the state would not dredge in the summer, but the new program features an aggressive schedule to […]

  • 19 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    A group of international scientists have released their findings about a proposed trans-isthmus shipping canal in Nicaragua, raising concerns about environmental impact and lack of information. The mega project would be built by the Nicaraguan government with the Hong Kong Nicaragua Canal Development Company (HKND) and would exceed the Panama Canal in both size and […]

  • 8 January 2013

    The threat to the Great Barrier Reef from massive coal port developments has been featured on French television, in a sign of growing international concern for the future of the world’s largest coral reef. The ten minute news report includes interviews with fishermen in Gladstone Harbour who blame dredging of coal and gas shipping channels […]

  • 13 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    General Electric is working aggressively to refine plans for the sixth and final season of the Hudson River dredging program, which will be performed later this year, from May through November. When dredging is completed this year, GE will have removed 100 percent of the PCBs targeted by EPA for removal — more than 2.65 […]

  • 26 July 2012

    Round the clock dredging works conducted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Memphis are well underway as the Mississippi River’s water level continues receding, inflicting high losses on the river barge and tow boat operators, the Associated Press reports. Drought has reduced the river’s water level to about 13 feet below normal summer […]

  • 18 July 2012

    In the aftermath of the river steamboat, the American Queen’s forced docking one mile north of Beale Street Landing, prompted by low water level of the Mississippi River, the need for dredging has become ever more evident. Namely, the accumulated sediments have made it impossible for the American Queen to dock at her designated spot. […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has concluded a good third quarter. Revenue and earnings, adjusted to reflect the deconsolidation of SAAM SMIT Towage, are in line with the first two quarters of 2014. At Dredging the possible settlement of a number of old projects mentioned during the presentation of the half-year numbers has taken place. This […]

  • 26 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    The new marina Sandspit Yacht Club Marina Society hopes to build at Sandspit would provide berthing for 157 boats at the Matakana River’s lower end, with a 35 year occupation of the marina… [mappress] Source:nbr.co.nz,January 26,2010

  • 17 September 2020
    Technology

    The Seattle and Denver offices of the Environmental Protection Agency are awarding $2M in grants to 14 organizations, universities, and government agencies to reduce and assess toxics affecting the Columbia River Basin watershed. The grants are the first from the Columbia River Basin Restoration Funding Assistance Program which was established by Congress in 2016. “These […]

  • 2 October 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a plan to clean up contaminated river sediment at the Grasse River Superfund site in Massena, New York. Past industrial activities have contaminated the river sediment with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), which are potentially cancer-causing chemicals that build up in the food chain and accumulate in the fatty tissue […]