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  • 11 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    First Selectman Mike Tetreau has announced that the Town of Fairfield will host a Public Informational Meeting regarding the Mill River Cleanup on Thursday, February 26, 2015. During this meeting, representatives from the Exide Group, the owners of the property on the Post Road where the cleanup is taking place, and TRC Engineering, the firm […]

  • 4 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Successful river restoration activities along 68 kilometers of the upper part of the Drava river in Carinthia, covering 13 municipalities and cities between Oberdrauburg and Paternion, led to the designation of the restored natural floodplain area (1029 ha) as Austria’s 23rd Ramsar Site in 2014. The stakeholders involved, and the local authorities and representatives from […]

  • 16 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Environment Agency is currently dredging at both banks of the River Parrett downstream of Moorland House Farm. They have so far removed over 7,600m³ of silt along a 445 metre length. There are currently 3 excavating machines working 5 days a week. “We are spreading silt to land for agricultural betterment with permission from […]

  • 14 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Fox River dredging operations for the 2014 season resumed last week. Work to remove shipwreck debris behind 1611 State St. in Green Bay, WI, is expected to be underway soon, and capping and covering operations will start in May. The Fox River Cleanup Project, designed to reduce risk to human health and the environment […]

  • 14 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Stratford Waterfront and Harbor Management Commission in coordination with the US Army Corps of Engineers announces that the Housatonic River is being dredged. The last time Connecticut’s second longest river was dredged was in 1976. “Leading the efforts to dredge the Housatonic River to improve safe navigation and promote economic development while at the […]

  • 23 August 2012

    According to timesunion.com, authorities reopened the Mississippi River to some boat traffic yesterday. Ryan Tippets, the Coast Guard Petty Officer, stated: “A trickle of barges had begun heading north as of late afternoon, but clearing all 33 northbound tows and 72 southbound barge strings was going to be a slow process.” Lt. Cmdr. Rebecca Walthour […]

  • 28 February 2013

    A $900,000 river dredging project is underway in Newington. The Army Corps of Engineers is the contractor for the federal project, which is intended to make the Piscataqua River more navigable in one area. When completed next month, some 15 thousand cubic yards of sand and gravel will be taken from the Simplex Reach, upriver […]

  • 21 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contractor is scheduled to begin Snohomish River federal navigation channel maintenance dredging today. American Construction Company will remove up to 127,000 cubic yards of material from the channel by clamshell dredging. The Corps’ Seattle District awarded a $1.25 million dredging contract to the Tacoma-based company. The project is expected to […]

  • 5 March 2012

    The Mooloolah River dredging has been taken up again after poor weather conditions made the vessel unable to safely conduct its work, reports Sunshine CoastDaily. Maritime Safety Queensland general manager, Patrick Quirk, said: “We’re committed to providing navigable access to Mooloolaba harbor.” “Our harbour master has issued a notice to boaties about the dredging and […]

  • 17 November 2010

    COULD the reconstruction of Myall Point be the solution to sand problems plaguing Port Stephens?…   (myallcoastnota) [mappress] Source: myallcoastnota;

  • 8 October 2010

    Baggerwerken Decloedt & Zoon (BDZ), a Belgian company, has finished the dredging of 2.5 million cubic meters of silt at the Pasig River and… (mb) [mappress] Source: mb, October 9, 2010

  • 6 January 2010

    Dhaka — Beginning next month, India will dredge Ichhamati river in Bangladesh and the south Asian neighbours will for the first time cooperate to protect the banks of the rivers they share. [mappress] Source: Asian-Indo News Service, January 6, 2010;

  • 24 May 2010

    An accumulation of silt in the Napa River may delay plans to install a new dock at Fourth Street this summer. [mappress] Source: napavalleyregister, May 24, 2010;

  • 5 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Brahmaputra River dredging project – taking place from Sadiya to Dhubri of Assam – is set to begin this month, the Dhaka Tribune reports. The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) will carry out the dredging activities in a phased manner to get the National Waterway 2 operational, according to the Assam’s Transport Department. […]

  • 31 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging activities in the Mississippi River near, Wabasha, Minnesota, are creating foam near the Crats Island unloading site. This naturally occurring foam, sometimes in the form of thin white lines or grey-brown floating clumps, is created by mixing of plant materials and the water during the dredging process. The foam can develop on windy and […]

  • 6 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Baker-Polito Administration has announced a $1 million grant to advance the Herring River estuary restoration, the largest tidal estuary restoration project ever undertaken in the Northeastern United States. The grant, awarded by the Department of Fish and Game’s (DFG) Division of Ecological Restoration (DER) and funded by the Environmental Bond Bill, will complement another […]

  • 26 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, has issued an Invitation for Bids (IFB) for the Columbia River Clamshell Maintenance Dredging 2016. Dredging work under this contract will take place at two locations along the Columbia River: Bonneville and Longview. The anticipated scope within the Bonneville contract will include dredging and placement of 750 […]

  • 26 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management Director Janet Coit and Colonel Christopher Barron of the USACE recently joined federal, state, and local officials at a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Ten Mile River Aquatic Ecosystem Restoration Project. The project restores river herring to the Ten Mile River watershed and provides river connectivity for other resident fish […]

  • 30 April 2010

    New Jersey won a round Monday in its legal fight against the dredging of the Delaware River.It’s only the first of many victories it will need to protect the state’s environmental interests concerning the economically questionable plan of the Army Corps of Engineers to deepen the river… [mappress] Source:thedailyjournal,April 30,2010;

  • 19 October 2011

    Waterways Ireland has begun work to restore navigation depths for boat traffic around Sarsfield Lock, and the Abbey River areas of the Shann… (afloat) [mappress] Source: afloat, October 19, 2011;

  • 20 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Despite the loss of the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) by Congress, the city of Dagupan is currently enjoying an infrastructure bonanza courtesy of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), reported PNA. This was bared by Pangasinan Fourth District Rep. Gina de Venecia who said that a total of 11 roads, bridges and […]

  • 3 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has just released the final environmental assessment (EA) for continued maintenance of the Columbia River federal navigation channel. The maintenance includes placement of dredged material on the eastern shoreline of Rice Island and re-handling material at an in-water site near Howard Island. USACE will place material on the eastern end […]

  • 1 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has stopped dredging operations on the banks of Aklan River, which were carried out without the required permits from the DENR and the local government. PNA news agency reported that the DENR on Tuesday swooped down on a 50-ton Chinese boat conducting dredging activities along the […]

  • 2 July 2010

    Foreign minister Dipu Moni has urged the nation to protest against undue obstruction to government initiatives.   [mappress] Source: bdnews24, July 3, 2010;

  • 16 April 2012

    Bad weather has stalled dredging at the Mooloolah River mouth, according to sunshinecoastdaily.com. The arrival of a dredge more capable of working during rough conditions than the one that had been operating at Mooloolaba was delayed. Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson said she understood that the dredge could be finished within a fortnight. Ms Simpson […]

  • 3 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is about to continue dredging works on the Scarborough River channel, according to the Corps chief of navigation Ed O’Donnell. Earlier in September, the $2.3 million contract for the removal of sand deposits from the Scarborough River was awarded to SouthWind Construction Corporation. This is not […]