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  • 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 […]

  • 12 August 2011

    A giant debris jam caused by flooding is clogging the main Milk River diversion dam on the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation.   (greatfallstribune) [mappress] Source: greatfallstribune, August 12, 2011

  • 21 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley, Representative Earl Blumenauer, Senator Ron Wyden, Representative Suzanne Bonamici and Representative Peter DeFazio yesterday introduced the Columbia River Basin Restoration Act. The legislation would authorize $50 million over five years for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to establish a voluntary, competitive Columbia Basin grants program for projects that assist in eliminating […]

  • 6 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Kings Wharf Launceston dredging scheme on the Tamar River has officially started. The completion of this dredging program is scheduled for Tuesday, 31 March 20015, according to the Marine and Safety Tasmania. Dredging operations will take place on the eastern side of the Tamar River adjacent to Kings Wharf. The dredge ‘Mili Mili’ and associated pipework will […]

  • 15 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin maintenance dredging of the Snohomish River upstream and downstream settling basins today. Hydraulic dredging will begin in the upstream settling basin where 100,000 cubic yards of material will be removed and placed on City of Everett’s property. This material is available for beneficial use by the city. […]

  • 2 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has entered into a consent agreement with Pharmacia LLC on a cleanup plan to address dioxin contamination at the Kanawha River Superfund Site in Putnam and Kanawha counties. The cleanup work focuses on a 14-mile stretch within the Kanawha River beginning at the confluence of the Kanawha and Coal […]

  • 1 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging program is currently underway at the mouth of the Qawa River in Labasa, the Fiji Broadcasting Corporation (FBC) reports.  The works involve the removal of sediments from the river floor in order to deepen and widen the waterway. Minister for Waterways, Dr. Mahendra Reddy, said that the silt deposits that come down the water ways accumulate […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The State Interagency Missouri River Authority (SIMRA) will meet in Des Moines December 12 to hear a presentation of “Navigation on the Missouri River” from Steve Engemann, president, Hermann Sand & Gravel, and a presentation from Seth C. Wright, attorney with Polsinelli PC about the Missouri River flooding lawsuit, Ideker Farms, Inc., et., al. v. […]

  • 22 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging works on the rivers Parrett and Tone are in full swing. This work is taking place on the left hand bank of the Parrett between the confluence with the river Tone and Burrowbridge. [mappress] September 22, 2014

  • 4 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Land and Water Services (LAWS) were contracted at short notice by the Environment Agency to carry out dredging works at four sites around London. These locations were sections of brooks or small streams which were classified as main rivers and presented a flood risk. Two of the schemes involved the application of a longer term […]

  • 12 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Oregon Representative Peter DeFazio has secured an additional $11.7 million from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for projects in Oregon’s Fourth Congressional District as part of the Fiscal Year 2020 work plan for the Corps’ Civil Works program. “Our ports and harbors along the Oregon coast are critical lifelines for coastal communities, and support […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Dutch water sector has won a contract from the Polish government to assess and improve the navigability of the Wisla River. A consortium of companies including Deltares, Rothuizen, Arcadis, EuroLandscape and RDH will work on issues like flood risk management, hydrology and spatial planning. Wisla River is the longest and largest river in Poland. The river […]

  • 27 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Buffalo District’s contractor Ryba Marine Construction Co. dredged 55,000 cubic yards of dredged material from the Upper Cuyahoga River/Cleveland Harbor this Fall. Subject to the availability of funds, Cleveland Harbor is dredged twice every year, once in the spring and once in the fall. Natural sedimentation within the federal channel from upstream erosion […]

  • 16 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Representative Marcy Kaptur (OH-09) has announced that the United States Coast Guard is working actively to assist in flood relief efforts in Vermillion River, the Port of Huron, and the Rocky River. This intervention is the result of collaboration between Representative Kaptur and local officials in Vermilion, Huron, and Rocky River with Coast Guard and […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rivers Project Office, is announcing the temporary closure of the Two Rivers South Access Area in Rockport, IL. This access area will be closed from October 1-31, 2014 for dredging. Boats wishing to launch in this section of the river should use Two Rivers North Access Area to the […]

  • 4 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Canal & River Trust (CRT) is spending £8 million on dredging in the financial year 2019-20 to help keep the waterways navigable for boaters. According to the Trust, the comprehensive program covers locations identified by boaters, as well as the places that need dredging every year. The Trust will be carrying out dredging work […]

  • 20 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just released a beautiful photo of the 22″ cutterhead dredge Essex working on the Delaware River. The dredge, owned and operated by Norfolk Dredging Company, is busy working on the main navigational channel of the Delaware River under the 45-foot deepening project. The Corps awarded this $50.2 million contract […]

  • 5 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Yorkshire Water’s trial works to improve the quality of the river environment downstream of Swinsty reservoir is now well underway. Salix is working with partners, Mott McDonald Bentley (MMB), Arup and the Environment Agency, along with local landowners, to monitor the results of various river restoration techniques, aimed at improving ecology in the River Washburn. […]

  • 15 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    A repair package of works up to £10 million has been proposed for the Lower River Aire washlands that were affected by devastating floods. Since the flooding in February, Environment Agency staff have inspected and maintained 130km of river banks and identified more than 40 locations on the lower River Aire that require repair work […]

  • 27 April 2012

      The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is embarking on an ambitious study of the Mississippi River to help determine how its water and rich sediment can best be diverted into wetlands to help restore the Louisiana coast. The Mississippi River Hydrodynamic and Delta Management (MRHDM) Study is the first large-scale, long-term restoration assessment investigated […]

  • 25 June 2012

    U.S. Senator Chris Coons met with the president of the Pilots’ Association for the Delaware River & Bay Captain Jim Roche on Friday afternoon to discuss shipping and commerce activities along the Delaware River. During the visit, the Senator and pilots discussed the impact that the dredging of the Delaware River would have on maritime […]

  • 16 May 2011

    Industry giants have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Laguna Lake Development Authority (LLDA) on a project dubbed as “Adopt-a-River”, a priority venture under the River Rehabilitation Program of LLDA. The program is geared towards the rehabilitation, protection and conservation of the rivers within the Laguna de Bay region. Under the terms of agreement, […]

  • 25 June 2013

    Legislation (A-2675) sponsored by Assembly Republicans Dave Russo and Scott Rumana, both R-Passaic, Bergen, Essex and Morris, that re-appropriates $3 million to dredge waterways of municipalities in the Passaic River Basin was released by the Assembly Budget Committee. The funds never used from the 2003 bond act were made available due to project deferrals or […]

  • 3 April 2014

    Jakarta Provincial Government plans an important river cleanup project, according to Beritajakarta. This ambitious plan includes measures to clean the garbage-choked rivers across Jakarta. The administration will place garbage traps at numerous locations in the city’s rivers, especially in flood prone areas to help reduce water pollution. The government plan also includes recruiting of people […]