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  • 3 November 2014

    As General Electric (GE) prepares to decommission its multimillion-dollar infrastructure for the cleanup of toxic PCBs in the Hudson River, upriver and downriver officials and community leaders are joining environmental advocates in ramping up public pressure for GE to address its additional responsibilities related to the cleanup. Because current cleanup plans only address 65 percent […]

  • 19 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, is set to begin a levee repair work within Diking District 22, at a cost of about $960,000.  The project is located along the landward slope of the levee adjacent to the Skagit River near Wylie Road southwest of Conway, Washington. The repair operations will start today […]

  • 17 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District is implementing additional navigation restrictions for boaters along roughly 10 miles of the lower Kissimmee River basin. As reported, USACE continues backfilling operations on the C-38 Canal as part of an ongoing effort to restore historic flows of the Kissimmee River. Earlier this summer, the Corps closed […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In another step forward for the Panama Canal Expansion Program, the second shipment of four rolling gates for the Third Set of Locks arrived yesterday from port of Trieste, Italy, to the waterway’s Atlantic side on board the semi-submersible vessel STX Sun Rise. “This is another milestone as it completes half of the 16 gates […]

  • 9 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The removal of a 1970s-era structure from the Savannah River’s Back River marks another major milestone in the deepening of the nation’s fourth busiest container port, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, said in their latest release.  The work also returns the Back River to its natural width to enhance the area for […]

  • 10 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow, vice chair of the Great Lakes Task Force, and Carl Levin, chair of the Great Lakes Task Force, yesterday announced support for the Huron-Clinton Metropolitan Authority to help ensure the Black Creek Marsh Coastal Wetlands’ ecosystem remains healthy. The $648,000 grant, which will reconnect the Marsh to the Clinton River and re-create […]

  • 7 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is asking all Mississippi River boating and fishing enthusiasts to exercise caution in and around Mississippi River Pool 9 this summer. The Corps’ contractor, Newt Marine Service, from Dubuque, Iowa, began the second year of a three year island restoration project by Harpers Slough, near Lynxville, […]

  • 25 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is extending the public comment period for its draft Environmental Assessment for its Lower Pool 4 dredged material management plan until July 14. According to the Corps, USACE decided to extend the public comment period after listening to community concerns about its draft plan. The new […]

  • 26 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The City Council has voted unanimously to approve the second phase of a sediment removal project at Atascadero Lake in San Luis Obispo County, California, reports atascaderonews.com. According to Interim Public Works Director Doug Breeze, the project will include the removal of at least 15,000 cubic yards of sediment from the lake at a cost not to […]

  • 16 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Congresswoman Louise Slaughter, co-chair of the bipartisan Great Lakes Task Force, has secured $2.32 million in the House appropriations legislation for fiscal year 2016 (FY 2016) for dredging of the Port of Rochester by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. In March, Congresswoman Slaughter sent a letter to House Appropriations Committee Chairman Mike Simpson and […]

  • 25 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    On Monday 30 September the Environment Agency will begin to carry out repairs to the flood bank at Riverside Park in St Neots. The banks were created in 2009 when the new defences were installed as part of the St Neots Flood Alleviation Scheme to protect the town from flooding. Since then a trench has […]

  • 1 August 2012

    The Department of Defense has announced that a St. Stephen company won a $7.6 million contract to maintain dredge spoil sites in Georgia. According to charlestonbusiness.com, Ashridge Inc. will maintain containment areas in Savannah and Brunswick Harbor and will be finished by July 2015. Ashridge outbid three other companies to win the contract from the […]

  • 13 April 2011

    Three dredging projects — all starting later this year after turtle season — will help clear the shoal-choked St. Augustine channel and…   By PETER GUINTA (staugustine) [mappress] Source: staugustine, April 13, 2011  

  • 3 January 2012

    A mound of mud will be dredged from the Jersey’s St. Aubin Harbour in March, followed by a complete dredging starting in September. Boaters had complained that mud was spoiling people’s enjoyment of the port and was preventing them from working on their boats. The St. Aubin Harbour dredging project will cost around £300,000. “The […]

  • 28 February 2011

    The Historic City News desk received word that Florida Inland Navigational District Commissioner Carl Blow will update city commissioners… (historiccity) [mappress] Source: historiccity, February 28, 2011;

  • 2 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has invited the public to comment on the St. Lucie County Coastal Storm Risk Management Study. The public comment period starts today and ends June 17, 2016. The Corps and St. Lucie County will host a meeting regarding the matter on June 2 at Jensen Beach. The […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations related to the Fort Pierce Shore Protection Project are scheduled to begin next week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, said. The project will place more than 300,000 cubic yards of sand on 1.3 miles of eroded beach in St. Lucie County. Sand placement will start immediately adjacent to the Fort […]

  • 21 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    A new flow-way is now open in Chicopit Bay on the St. Johns River, and boaters there are helping the Mile Point construction crew by remaining alert in the busy construction area. Restoring the historical flow-way in Chicopit Bay and its connection to the Intracoastal Waterway system is necessary for the Mile Point project, which […]

  • 18 March 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, recently awarded a contract to construct a levee to replace an existing levee in Plaquemines Parish from Augusta to Cedar Grove. The project is a part of the Resilient Features Westbank and Vicinity (WBV), Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction System (HSDRRS). It provides risk reduction […]

  • 18 December 2012

    According to the just-released Dredging in Figures, the drivers of dredging have developed favourably, though moderately, over the last decade, but in the dredging industry itself, the total turnover has more than doubled. Why has the dredging industry grown faster than its drivers? Dredging in Figures is an annual statistical review of the global dredging […]

  • 22 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Contractors will begin driving test piles at the Northwest Seaport Alliance Terminal 5 in Seattle the first week of January. The installation will last through March. The pile driving and testing is part of the design phase of the terminal’s improvements. Test results could help reduce the final number of piles required and refine the depth of […]

  • 26 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Florida Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives yesterday dismissed President Trump’s proposed budget as it relates to environmental protection, and most crucially, the plan’s glaring neglect of Everglades restoration efforts. U.S. Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Alcee L. Hastings, Ted Deutch, Lois Frankel, Charlie Crist, Darren Soto, Debbie Mucarsel-Powell and Donna Shalala signed the following […]

  • 9 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Our first Dredging Today Conference (DTC) is starting today at Amsterdam RAI Convention Center, under the theme ‘Changing Climate, Resilient Business’. The two-day event, collocated with the Offshore Energy and Exhibition Conference (OEEC), will gather expert conference speakers and panelists to discuss how the world in which the dredging industry operates is changing. Climate change, […]

  • 8 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Public Trust Environmental Legal Institute of Florida said it intends to sue the Jacksonville Port Authority over plans to dredge the St Johns River shipping channel. The lawsuit involves Jaxport’s refusal to disclose information given to Martin Associates that is being used as the basis for the expenditure of hundreds of millions of taxpayer […]

  • 3 February 2012

    St. Joseph Harbor is now in good shape, officials say. After weeks of waiting for the funds and good weather, dredging of the Saint Joseph Harbor was completed last month. “We look good right now. The water depths are good. If we lose more water depth that reduces how much clearance the boats have to […]

  • 10 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging work will begin soon on the lower Opawaho/Heathcote River in Christchurch, New Zealand, to help lower the risk of flooding in the area, the Christchurch City Councillor, Deon William Swiggs, said in its latest announcement.  The dredging is part of Christchurch City Council’s Land Drainage Recovery Program and will be carried out by contractor City […]