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  • 8 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee (MRRIC) will hold its 34th meeting on August 9-11, 2016 in La Vista, NE. Members of the public will have an opportunity during each daily session to address the committee and the lead federal agencies (the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service) regarding […]

  • 21 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Protecting and enhancing the Sunshine Coast’s natural environment was today secured as a top priority following council’s approval of the $9.28 million Environment Levy Program 2016/2017. Environment Portfolio Councillor, Jenny McKay, said that the Environment Levy was a primary funding source that allowed council to invest in the protection, enhancement and sustainable use of the […]

  • 14 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Rockefeller University formally broke ground last week on a project that will repair, and ultimately refurbish, a crumbling seawall and dilapidated stretch of public parkland along the East River. Initial work on the project will rehabilitate the seawall that supports the esplanade, spanning from midway between 63rd and 64th Street to 68th Street. The […]

  • 7 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is about to hold another public meeting that will discuss the EPA’s second review of the cleanup of PCB-contaminated sediment in the upper Hudson River. The meeting is set for August 9th and will take place at John Jay College in Midtown Manhattan. This is the third public meeting to present […]

  • 25 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    One year after U.S. EPA’s Superfund Task Force identified the Kalamazoo River Superfund site in Otsego, Mich., as a site of emphasis, EPA Region 5 Administrator Cathy Stepp joined state officials and community members to tour the site and view progress. “Last year, EPA focused on finding ways to accelerate and streamline the Kalamazoo River […]

  • 6 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    T.P. Ramakrishnan, the Minister for Labor and Excise, Kerala Cabinet, inaugurated the Mampuzha River Restoration Project two days ago, local media reports. The project, proposed by the Panchayat District, will cover nearly 10-kilometer stretch of the river between Kuttikkattoor and Kaduppini. Addressing the gathering, the minister said that the Mampuzha project is one of the examples […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will be holding a Project Delivery Team (PDT) meeting for the Loxahatchee River Watershed Restoration Project Thursday, March 19 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Elsa Kimbell Environmental Education and Research Center in Hobe Sound. The Loxahatchee River Watershed Restoration Project seeks to restore, sustain, and reconnect […]

  • 7 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Boaters are to benefit from a £1.4 million investment into Anglian Waterways, as the Environment Agency launches its latest improvement program. The seven-figure investment for the repairs and upgrades of the Anglian Waterways’ 353-mile network will ensure the structures remain in good working order for years to come, reports the Environment Agency. Among others, the investment program includes de-shoaling work on […]

  • 14 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality will receive $1 million from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to help continue the cleanup of contaminated sediment from industrial waste in the Manistique River, Sens. Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow announced yesterday. The funding for the clean-up effort is part of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, a […]

  • 19 December 2011

    United States Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., secured critical funding for flood control, dredging and other major Corps of Engineers maintenance priorities for Louisiana’s waterways – including the Mississippi River – as part of year-end spending legislation that passed the Senate. This legislation has already passed the House and now goes to the President to […]

  • 10 June 2011

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter recently made the following statement supporting the need to dredge the lower Mississippi River. “The Mississippi River is the most productive river transportation system in America, and ensuring that cargo can continue to move through the river and waterways must be a top priority for the Corps,” Vitter said. “It’s not […]

  • 2 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has announced that the draft for the Southwest Pass on the Mississippi River has been increased from 45 to 47 feet following dredging. In early August, heavy silt deposits in the Mississippi River Delta caused by recent high upstream river levels reduced the maximum recommended draft for vessels using the pass from […]

  • 2 November 2012

    Former Minister of Transport, Rear Admiral Festus Porbeni considers dredging of the River Niger as a possible option for flood defence, reports thisdaylive. He discussed the dredging possibility as a good solution for the flood issues of the River Niger which is the third-longest river in Africa, exceeded only by the Nile and the Congo […]

  • 17 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District has awarded a $37.4 million construction contract to Weston Solutions of Chester, Pennsylvania, for closing the final breach on the L-550 levee system before Mar. 1. This contract is the second final repair contract to be awarded for the Missouri River Left Bank Levee Systems, which will […]

  • 18 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Senator Richard Durbin held a meeting in Alton, Illinois, with Members of Congress, Illinois Lieutenant Governor Sheila Simon, navigation stakeholders, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Coast Guard to address the low-water situation on the Mississippi River. At the meeting, it was announced that the Corps will begin work tomorrow to blast […]

  • 18 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The final stage of a £1m project to dredge 50,000 tonnes of sand, gravel and silt from the bed of the River Trent is taking place this week. “We started dredging the river in July to make it easier for leisure boats and cargo barges to cruise up and down. The project, the first major […]

  • 28 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Two outlet breaches on the Missouri River Levee System L-594 were closed on Saturday, reported the Army Corps. According to the Corps, these are the third and fourth breaches to be closed on the L-594 system, providing an initial level of flood risk management to the area behind this downstream portion of the levee, located […]

  • 18 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Environmental Protection Agency is hosting a public information session to discuss upcoming dredging activities in the stretch of river between Thompson Island and Fort Miller dams. This meeting is scheduled for today, from 6:00PM to 8:00PM, in Bacon Hill Reformed Church, 355 Route 32, Schuylerville, NY. The landmark General Electric cleanup of the PCBs […]

  • 17 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, intends to issue an Invitation for Bid for the West Coast Hopper Dredging 2016 program.  This dredging project includes maintenance dredging and new dredging at Grays Harbor, maintenance dredging at the San Francisco Mainship Channel, Coos Bay Entrance, Mouth of the Columbia River, and selected Columbia River bars from […]

  • 29 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    On November 13, CCCC Tianjin Dredging Co., Ltd. won the bid for Lot V of Tiehuangsha control project of the Chengtonghe segment of the Yangtze River, with a contract value of 190 million yuan. Located in the Chengtonghe segment of the Yangtze River, with a planned construction period of 550 days, the project spans across […]

  • 19 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Reps. Betty McCollum, Angie Craig and Ron Kind sent a letter to the Office of Management and Budget earlier this week, pushing for the distribution of $100 million for the Army Corps of Engineers to address the impacts of this spring’s devastating floods along the Mississippi River. The funds were included in the Additional […]

  • 12 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, has completed the Record of Decision (ROD) for proposed commercial dredging permits on the Kansas River. Five applicants have received proposed permits to extract sand and gravel from the river by hydraulic dredging. The Corps regulates the proposed dredging under the authority of Section 10 of […]

  • 7 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England announced today that the next phase of Saco River dredging project is set to begin in mid-December. The Saco River dredging contract was awarded to H&L Contracting, Inc. LLC, of Bayshore, New York. According to the Corps, this work that will clear the lower portion of the channel will […]

  • 30 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    During this month, Cashman Dredging began the fourth dredging season of the Hudson River Dredging Project for General Electric. The 2013 season follows dredging that took place during 2009, 2011, and 2012. About 50% of the project was completed after the first three seasons, and over 1.3 million cubic yards of sediment have been dredged, […]

  • 18 January 2013

    Vila Real de Santo António (VRSA) mayor has revealed the regional development office’s (CCDR) intention to dredge the Guadiana River, making it navigable for larger ships up to Alcoutim. CCDR President David Santos announced the intention last week during the signing ceremony for a protocol to create Ayamonte (Spain) – Vila Real de Santo António […]

  • 5 December 2012

    Due to several difficulties, the Karnaphuli river dredging program is progressing very slowly. These obstacles are created by local political activists and some Chittagong Port officials, reports thefinancialexpress-bd.com. Chittagong Port Engineer Sahidul Islam stated: “If the project is not completed within the specific timeframe of 600 days from the launching of the project the dredged […]