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  • 12 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) has awarded the tender for works at the Boyne River, aimed to restore a safe passage and navigable channel for boaties. Local company East Coast Maritime has been appointed to undertake the works, with activity at the river mouth to begin by mid-February, GPC said in their release. “Material will be […]

  • 28 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The 14,000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger Pedro Álvares Cabral has arrived at the Barranquilla Port and is ready to begin dredging of the port’s access channel. According to Luis Fernando Andrade, director of Cormagdalena, the dredger arrived yesterday from Jamaica and is ready to start the work in Barranquilla. The Colombian river management authority estimates that during the works, the dredger […]

  • 23 May 2012

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Judith Enck was joined by Congressional Representative Paul Tonko, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Deputy Commissioner Eugene Leff and Troy Mayor Lou Rosamilia on the shore of the Hudson River to mark the third season of dredging to remove PCB-contaminated sediment from a 40-mile stretch of the […]

  • 30 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Approximately $1 million in grant funding is available to help communities in the Hudson River Estuary watershed improve water quality and increase flood resiliency, NY DEC Commissioner, Basil Seggos, has announced. The funding is provided by the State’s Environmental Protection Fund (EPF) and is administered under DEC’s 2017 Hudson River Estuary Grants Program for Tributary […]

  • 25 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) officials yesterday announced a project to dredge five State navigation channels in the Forked River area in Ocean County. The work is part of a $2.5 million project to dredge the Forked River and Barnegat Bay Channels. It is necessary to ensure safe navigation and to maintain the Forked […]

  • 28 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The public boat access facility along the Connecticut River known as Ashley Ferry, in Claremont, N.H., will be closed next week due to the dredging operations, aimed to remove accumulated river silt at the ramp, the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department said.  The closure will begin early in the morning on Monday, July 31, […]

  • 28 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Okanogan River basin flood team from the Seattle District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, began work May 25 to assist Okanogan County in closing a section on the left bank of the breached Riverside levee. As USACE reported, the Clark Fork team is continuing work on the Turah Levee in Missoula County, Montana, and […]

  • 12 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    On Wednesday, August 3, the first of a new class of “Neo-Panamax” shipping vessels called the Port of Philadelphia to begin a new phase of transport along the Delaware River.  The MSC Sofia Celeste, an 8,800 TEU (Twenty-foot Equivalent Unit) vessel operated by the Mediterranean Shipping Company, docked at the Packer Avenue Marine Terminal in […]

  • 19 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials extended bid invitations until June 22, 2018 after forecasted dredging material calculations increased for a FEMA funded emergency dredging operation of the West Fork of the San Jacinto River. “We’ve encouraged bidders to submit questions and this allowed us to revise dredging quantities,” said Gary Stangeland, Interim Chief […]

  • 4 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, has introduced a plan to issue an Invitation for Bid for mechanical dredging services on the Mississippi and Minnesota Rivers in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, and Missouri. The areas which will be included in this maintenance dredging program are between Upper Mississippi River Miles 614.0 […]

  • 5 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and officials in the Two Rivers region of northeastern Monmouth County will host an open house about the ‘Two Rivers, One Future’ regional resilience plan on Wednesday, July 10. The open house for this coastal protection campaign is a part of the New Jersey Fostering Regional Adaptation […]

  • 7 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District, will hold a Public Hearing on Feb. 19 (Shawnee High School Library, 3365 N Illinois Route 3, Wolf Lake, Ill.) for two draft Environmental Assessments for river training structure construction activities on the Mississippi River. The Environmental Assessments are for the Grand Tower Phase 5 Project […]

  • 12 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Mackley has completed a project to fill a 28-meter gap in the flood defenses in the West Sussex town of Littlehampton – in turn reducing the flood risk for 2,000 homes. Working as part of Team Van Oord and on behalf of the Environment Agency, the £680k, 20-week project included organizing the planning application and […]

  • 29 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, visited the Port of Savannah on Thursday, for an update on the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project. “The SHEP will create economic opportunity not only across Georgia, but throughout the Southeast,” said Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal. “We’re grateful for our federal partners and their […]

  • 28 October 2011

    EPA has issued its Proposed Plan for the cleanup of the Centredale Manor Restoration Project Superfund Site in North Providence, R.I. The Proposed Plan presents multiple long-term cleanup alternatives for the cleanup of sediment, soil, surface water and groundwater contamination. EPA’s preferred cleanup alternative generally includes: • Removing buried waste material from Source Area (where […]

  • 4 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Lucena City Mayor Roderick “Dondon” Alcala pledged his full support Tuesday to intensify the city’s Rivers Resuscitation Program to make Lucena’s major tributaries ecologically sustainable and “alive.” At the project committee hearing Tuesday, Mayor Alcala assured city folks on the existing funds for the rehabilitation of the city’s major waterways Iyam and Dumaca. Alcala confirmed […]

  • 12 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) wrote a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency’s Regional Administrator and Great Lakes National Program Manager, Dr. Susan Hedman, to express concern about possible delays to the next phase of the Buffalo River Restoration as a result of budget sequestration and uncertainty about FY 2013 appropriation amounts. “The benefits of restoring […]

  • 3 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Gary Peters and Debbie Stabenow have announced that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is awarding the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality $3.8 million to help continue the cleanup of contaminated sediment from industrial waste in the Manistique River. This will help MDEQ develop and implement measures to remediate poly-chlorinated biphenyls (PCB) contamination […]

  • 26 April 2012

    Perfect sailing weather awaited the Old Dominion University sailing team, but they chose instead to remain ashore on the banks of the Elizabeth River — just long enough to celebrate the grand opening of their new sailing pier. Flanked by friends and guests, ODU officials and its project partners, Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of […]

  • 22 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Recent weather events across the Mississippi Valley will ensure continuing navigation on the Mississippi River through mid-February, even if no additional rain falls between now and Feb. 15. The period from January 9-13 saw three-eighths inches of rain, with10+ inches locally, over the Ohio River Valley and the Mississippi watershed south of St. Louis, Mo. […]

  • 21 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards yesterday announced his priorities for the state’s coastal program for his next four years in office. Edwards also announced the state will receive its maximum payment from the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act (GOMESA) for the first time. In addition, he committed at least $115 million in state surplus […]

  • 21 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr. M.D. (R-South Louisiana) issued the following statement after joining with 60 colleagues in the House of Representatives and sending a bipartisan letter to the Army Corps of Engineers, requesting it prioritize removal of rock pinnacles feared to restrict commercial shipping traffic on a stretch of the Mississippi River: “As many […]

  • 9 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The City of Renton (WA) is working on a project that will dredge 1.25-mile stretch of the lower Cedar River this summer, reducing the risk of seasonal flooding in the area.  The city has selected the Coast and Harbor Engineering (CHE) team to assist with planning, permitting, developing plans and specifications for the Cedar River Maintenance Dredge […]

  • 20 March 2012

    The first stage of a two-phase project to remove dioxin-contaminated and cancer-causing sediments from the lower Passaic River, adjacent to the Diamond Alkali Superfund site in the Ironbound section of Newark, has begun yesterday. Tierra Solutions, current owner of the former Diamond Alkali site, under federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) supervision, is initially targeting removal […]

  • 26 January 2012

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) declared the lower 14 mile section of the Sheboygan River a hazardous waste site under the EPA Superfund legislation in 1986. A Sheboygan River Dredging Workgroup was established in August of 2009 to assist in coordinating these projects, and is represented by officials from the EPA Region 5, Great Lakes […]

  • 2 October 2012

    According to farmersguardian.com, the Mid Wales farmers have hit out at Environment Agency Wales for not dredging local rivers. They are also demanding a review of the river and estuary management and maintenance. Edward Chapman, Montgomeryshire NFU’s county chairman, said: “All the rivers used to be dredged. I expect as with many other things it […]