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  • 7 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) Philadelphia Section has announced that ‘The Delaware River Deepening Project – A Thirty Year Journey (1 PDH)’ event will take place on March 9, in Philadelphia, PA. The presenters will describe the history of the Delaware River Deepening Project, ASCE said in its announcement. Scientific and engineering studies, performed during […]

  • 17 June 2020
    Equipment, Infrastructure, Vessels

    DEME Group is reinforcing their dredging fleet with the innovative, 8,300m³ trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) ‘Meuse River’. “Building on the success of its sister ship ‘Scheldt River’, which has been a huge hit throughout Europe since its introduction, we are providing our customers with an identical, versatile and highly efficient vessel for a wide […]

  • 30 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The future of the Mississippi River Delta will likely look drastically different than it does now, according to the Restore the Mississippi River Delta latest article. “As sea level rise increases, we need to be smart about where and how we build land along Louisiana’s coast. A viable future for coastal Louisiana means a smaller […]

  • 5 December 2011

    Flood associated issues, Chatham-Kent is facing this week, could be diminished by dredging the mouth of the Thames River at Lake St. Clair, explained Mayor Randy Hope. The major insists on dredging the shallow river mouth to enable flood water to easily escape into the lake. Hope believes that drainage will help the situation. However, […]

  • 7 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (July 1-7, 2019).   One Killed in Calcasieu Accident The U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Lake Charles is conducting a Marine Casualty Investigation in collaboration with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Law Enforcement Division to determine the […]

  • 7 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Royal HaskoningDHV has been selected to produce a masterplan for the Lower Jordan, the river between the Sea of Galilee and the Dead Sea. The purpose of the cross-border master plan is to integrate separate Israeli, Palestinian and Jordanian plans and thus produce a healthy ecosystem, distribute water fairly and provide open public access to […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    After the 1953 and 1976 North Sea floods, a flood defense plan, called the Sigma Plan, was conceived to protect the Flemish part of the Scheldt estuary against future storm surges. The plan is governed by Waterwegen en Zeekanaal NV (W&Z), a Flemish government agency and since 2005 aims to combine flood defense with strengthening […]

  • 29 September 2010
    Business & Finance

    Piedroba Marine Construction (PMC) today announced Luis Prieto-Portar, PhD, PE, PMC’s Principle and Chief Executive Officer, will be presenting at the 16th Annual Florida Remediation Conference on Friday, October 15, 2010 in Orlando. The presentation is scheduled to begin at 4:30 p.m. (ET). Dr. Prieto-Portar will be discussing emerging technologies and their application to clean […]

  • 28 August 2012

    According to thedailystar.net, illegal sand dredging is threatening the newly opened Shaheed Abdur Rob Serniabat Bridge over the Kirtankhola River. Muhammad Nazrul Islam, superintending engineer of Water Development Board, stated: “The sand extraction from the riverbed is gradually weakening the foundation of the embankment and making the region vulnerable to floods and erosion.” Thedailystar.net also […]

  • 9 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority (VFPA) will host an event titled ‘Dredging the Mighty Fraser River’ on November 14, 2018, at the George Mackie Library, 8440 112 Street, Delta, Greater Vancouver, Canada.  Every year, the Fraser River deposits about 32 million cubic meters of sediment into the Strait of Georgia. To provide a safe and […]

  • 10 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Napa County Flood Control and Water Conservation District and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host an informational meeting about maintenance dredging of the Napa River. The meeting will take place on Tuesday, June 14, at the Napa Valley Yacht Club, 100 Riverside Drive (the end of Riverside Drive.) This dredging scheme is scheduled […]

  • 4 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    The next meeting of the Hudson River PCBs Site Community Advisory Group (CAG) will be on December 5, 2013 at the Saratoga State Park Administration Building (19 Roosevelt Drive, Saratoga Springs, NY, 12866), Gideon Putnam Room. Meeting Agenda 1:00 Welcome, Introductions, Review September Meeting Summary 1:10 Project Update: Review of 2013 Dredging Season and Plan […]

  • 5 April 2013

    General Electric Corp. is gearing up for the 2013 Hudson River dredging season, reports saratogian.com. This capital dredging project is scheduled to get underway during the next month, officials announced Thursday. This year’s cleanup work will focus on two separate areas: – a roughly mile-long stretch above Thompson Island Dam, and – from Fort Miller […]

  • 25 February 2011

      The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced a public meeting to update residents on progress at two cleanup sites in Sheboygan, Wisconsin. The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. on March 2, at the Mead Public Library, 710 N. Eighth St. EPA’s presentation will be followed by a question-and-answer session. The Sheboygan River […]

  • 29 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Ukrainian company NIBULON recently carried out experimental work to deepen the rocky bottom of the Dnipro River in Kamianske town (Dnipropetrovsk region). The works on the Dniprodzerzhynsk sluice gates were carried out with the help of dredger MYKOLAIVETS, built by NIBULON at its own shipbuilding and repair yard. According to General Director of NIBULON, Oleksiy […]

  • 21 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Flood teams from the Seattle District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, initiated work yesterday on the Turah Levee in Missoula County, Montana. The $161,550 project is designed to stabilize and protect the levee by repairing a 150-foot scour hole, USACE said in their latest announcement. Work also continues in Okanogan, Washington, in Clark Fork, Idaho, and […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    After the arrival of the second set of rolling gates, the Panama Canal Expansion keeps moving forward reaching a new milestone at the Pacific side with the pouring of more than two million cubic meters of concrete. “This is another milestone that shows the progress of various components of the Canal Expansion Project,” said the […]

  • 7 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, dredging crew is working hard to remove sediment from the Mississippi River channel near Wabasha, Minnesota. The Corps uses dredge Goetz to remove the material, placing it on Crats Island, one of the district’s dredge material placement sites across from the Wabasha Marina. According to USACE, […]

  • 21 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency recently held two public information events at the Arundel Town Hall to update the community on its plans to better protect people at highest risk of flooding and river erosion in Arundel. The drop-ins were attended by 84 people, including the local MP, Nick Herbert. At the events, the EA shared details […]

  • 20 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, said in its latest release that they recently posted the final Mouse River Enhanced Flood Protection Project Environmental Impact Statement, or final EIS, to its website.  The Souris River Joint Water Resources Board, or SRJB, is proposing to construct the first segments of a multiphase flood […]

  • 21 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has released a study by the NY State Department of Environmental Conservation showing General Electric’s cleanup of PCB contamination in the upper Hudson River is incomplete and not protective of public health and the environment. New York State is demanding that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency not issue a Certificate of Completion to […]

  • 22 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards will participate tomorrow in the signing ceremony of a project partnering agreement (PPA) with the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), the Army Corps of Engineers, and the Pontchartrain Levee District (PLD) for the West Shore Lake Pontchartrain project. The 2:30 p.m. event at the PLD, 2069 Railroad Avenue, Lutcher, Louisiana, will be hosted […]

  • 10 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Black Sluice IDB has started major enhanced maintenance works on the South Forty Foot Drain upstream of Boston in Lincolnshire, the Association of Drainage Authorities (ADA) just announced.  The work is taking place thanks to financial backing from the Environment Agency who are partners in the works through a Public Sector Co-Operation Agreement (PSCA) with […]

  • 8 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The next phase of the Shark River dredging project that will allow safe navigation in the state channel has finally got underway. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dredge Currituck moved to the Shark River Inlet, in Belmar (NJ) on July 1st. According to the USCG notice, the vessels will be conducting dredging operations at the entrance of the inlet until July […]

  • 31 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Restoration and Protection Authority and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have signed an agreement to investigate the most feasible means of providing additional flood protection and ecosystem restoration for St. Tammany Parish. The agreement launches the feasibility evaluation of projects to reduce flood damages and restore the ecosystem authorized by Congress […]

  • 26 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, and city of Wabasha, Minnesota, leadership met to discuss the dredged material management plan for Lower Pool 4, April 19. The Corps is working in partnership with the city in an effort to find a suitable, permanent home for nearly 270,000 cubic yards of material dredged annually […]