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  • 5 June 2012

    The Vietnam Net reports that the authorities have failed to put an end to the illegal sand exploitation taking place along sections of the Saigon River near Ho Chi Minh City, Binh Duong and Tay Ninh Provinces. At midnight on May 26, a Sai Gon Giai Phong reporter was present at the river’s bank in […]

  • 26 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Repairs to the Salzer Creek levee commence today as U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ officials begin repairs to a 100-foot-long damaged segment on the levee’s right bank, adjacent to the Southwest Washington Fairgrounds in Lewis County, Wash. The $185,000 project will repair damages from a November 2012 flood event which caused a 30-foot-long slope failure, […]

  • 8 January 2013

    As the Mississippi River’s water level threatens to reach a historic low, U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) 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. Major General John Peabody, […]

  • 30 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Conservation groups announced a settlement reached in the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project litigation that establishes significant new conservation efforts to help the Savannah River withstand the harm from further deepening, and requires proof that a proposed oxygen injection system actually works before any river dredging can begin. Previously, conservation groups challenged the project in multiple […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 February 2013

    PWD Minister Ajanta Neog announced that the Government plans to dredge the Bharalu River with the hope that dredging would solve the flooding problems. “The Deputy Commissioner of Kamrup (Metro) has been asked to clear the Bharalu and its banks from encroachment. Next we plan to dredge the river and fence its banks for preventing […]

  • 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 […]

  • 31 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Australian Greens are outraged by reports today that the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) has allowed dredge spoil dumping in the Reef for the Abbot Point coal port expansion. The Greens will move for new laws in the federal Parliament to ban offshore dumping in the Great Barrier Reef to protect this […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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;

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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;

  • 25 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Landowners and farmers in the Alde and Ore estuary have raised a £3 million fund through the East Suffolk Internal Drainage Board towards upgrading work on the Alde and Ore Estuary plan. This is in addition to over £1 million in pledges and cash so far given to the Alde and Ore Estuary Trust by […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 November 2020
    Authorities & Government

    Lt. Gen. Scott A. Spellmon, USACE Commanding General and 55th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, signed the Chief’s Report for the Grand River Basin Study on November 19, 2020. The signing of the report progresses the project to Congress for authorization. “This is a great example of improving habitats and the environment while also increasing […]

  • 4 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) and Royal Volker Wessels Stevin N.V. (VolkerWessels) have signed a Letter of Intent to set up a joint venture combining their forces in the field of cable installation. Boskalis and VolkerWessels will each hold a 50% stake in Visser & Smit Marine Contracting Holding B.V. (currently a 100% subsidiary of […]