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  • 15 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The River Avon cleanup program in Bath is currently underway. The Environment Agency is removing abandoned cars and up to 150 shopping trolleys from the riverbed in the center of the city. The abandoned vehicles and other objects were identified by the Environment Agency during a recent survey of the city’s flood defenses. They have […]

  • 1 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City and Omaha Districts, will hold a public meeting on the draft Missouri River Recovery Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement (MRRMP-EIS) on February 9, at the Ramkota Hotel and Conference Center in Pierre, SD. The meeting will consist of an open house 5-5:45 p.m. and 8-8:45 p.m. […]

  • 28 August 2020
    Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District just shared this beautiful photo of the deep draft hopper dredge Essayons working at the mouth of the Columbia River. According to the Corps, over the next several weeks the Essayons will dredge sand from the Columbia River bar, the world’s most dangerous entrance to a major […]

  • 18 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, awarded recently contract to Tunheim Construction of Moorhead, Minnesota, to make repairs to Mississippi River Locks and Dams 4 and 5. Lock and Dam 4 is located near Alma, Wisconsin. Lock and Dam 5 is located near Winona, Minnesota. At each of these locks, the work will […]

  • 13 April 2012

      Marine and River Inspection began carrying out a month of safety on sea and river transport – actions which is annually led for an exchange of experience and providing a sistemnost in work on navigation safety issues, and also for the purpose of the prevention of emergence of emergency incidents on sea and river […]

  • 1 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Work is underway on removing silt from areas of the Steeping River and Wainfleet Relief Channel, reports Environment Agency. Under the plan, the dredging operations will remove sediment from targeted locations across 5.5km of waterway. The stretch includes 5km of river between Thorpe Culvert and Dovecotes Farm, and 650m of the eastern end of the […]

  • 30 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has announced additions to its fiscal year 2019 program based on the recently approved work plan. The additional $77.6 million will be used in 2019 to repair breakwaters, dredge harbors, complete various projects and studies throughout the Great Lakes and fund initial construction for the New Soo […]

  • 5 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, and the Souris River Joint Water Resources Board, or SRJB, are holding public meeting to discuss the Mouse River Enhanced Flood Protection Plan on August 9. The meeting will be held at the Minot Municipal Auditorium, Room 201, 420 3rd Ave. Southwest, Minot. There will be […]

  • 13 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    A Damen CSD450 dredger was shipped within 3 weeks from receipt of the order. The environmental cutter suction dredger is right now on its way to Taiyaun, China, where it will arrive well in time to assist in fighting the sedimentation problem of the Fen river. The CSD450 dredger will be called “Fen He”, which […]

  • 7 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has announced additions to its fiscal year 2017 program based on the recently approved Work Plan. The additional $16.5 million will be used in 2017 to repair breakwaters, dredge harbors, repair critical components at the Soo Locks and complete various projects and studies throughout the Great Lakes. […]

  • 15 December 2011

    Mr Aminu Yar’Adua, Managing Director of the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), says the dredging of the River Benue will commence soon. Yar’Adua disclosed this in Lokoja on Wednesday while receiving members of the House of Representatives Committee on Maritime. He told the committee members, who were on an assessment tour of the authority, that […]

  • 27 March 2013

    A government expert said siltation at the mouth of the Cayanga River in San Fabian town has reached an alarming level causing the formation of two islets and impeding river flow. Jose Lignes Jr., senior geologist at the Mines and Geosciences Bureau in the Ilocos Region, said the river needs immediate dredging as several towns […]

  • 1 October 2012

    The Sans Souci Ports, together with the dredging company Codralux, are cleaning the Santo Domingo Port access channel. This project should haul away as much as 150,000 cubic meters of sediment and trash within 15 days. “60% of the river’s waste are sediments from mudslides, household waste, industrial chemicals, feces and from illegal construction; 30% […]

  • 28 February 2012

    As this week’s storm subsides, The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Seattle District officials estimate that Mud Mountain and Howard Hanson dams protected nearly one million people and about $2 billion in resources in the White and Green River valleys. This rainfall and flow rate lands in the Howard Hanson Dam’s top ten events in […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    In an announcement from Governor Cuomo on December 20, a study reviewing sediment and fish testing from the Department of Environmental Conservation confirms that the Hudson River PCB Cleanup is not complete. General Electric’s remediation efforts have not met cleanup goals and the remaining PCB contamination continues to pose a threat to public health and the environment, reports the Hudson […]

  • 24 June 2012

    The 32nd annual WEDA conference which takes place June 10th through 13th in San Antonio, Texas saw PMC’s Dr. Luis Prieto-Portar deliver a paper on Cerchar abrasivity testing and Risk Hazard Management. Themed “The Nuts and Bolts of Dredging”, this conference serves as a forum for professionals of all types to share their knowledge of […]

  • 21 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The City of Rochester, MN, said in its latest release that the Zumbro River dredging scheme is expected to begin on Monday, November 26.  The removal of sediment from the Broadway Bridge (near Soldiers Field) to the Bear Creek Confluence (near Mayo Civic Center) will help maintain the proper channel capacity to handle flood events. […]

  • 5 August 2010

    The causeway linking Singapore to the southern tip of the Malaysian peninsula is normally clogged with cars and trucks making the short international journey, but things got particularly bad on Feb. 1, when traffic came to a grinding halt. Thirty-seven trucks were abandoned where they stood on the Malaysian side, just yards away from a […]

  • 21 October 2020
    Equipment

    The Elbe River dredging program is in full swing now. DEME’s trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Breughel’ is just one of the vessels in their fleet that could be spotted on the Elbe over the past few months. This beautiful picture shows TSHD Breughel, together with her colleague ‘Bonny River’ working in the background. DEME’s larger […]

  • 13 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is looking for best practices that will be used to clean up Manila Bay and its tributaries including dredging, announced DENR Undersecretary Jonas Leones. “The work involved is so big,” Leones said, highlighting importance of technologies and help of all sectors in cleaning up effectively in the shortest […]

  • 9 July 2013

    New Federal Environment Minister Mark Butler now has one month to knock back the controversial proposal to dump millions of tonnes of mud in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park near Abbot Point in north Queensland. A decision was due yesterday, but Minister Butler postponed the deadline until the 9th August. “With the threat of […]

  • 5 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a small business contract to Baton Rouge, La.-based Quaternary Resource Investigations LLC in the estimated amount of $3 million for geotechnical services including soils investigations (core borings, soils sampling) and lab testing. According to Lori Thomas, chief of the USACE Galveston District’s Geotechnical and Structures Section, […]

  • 29 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The state Department of Environmental Conservation awarded more than $155,000 in Mohawk River Basin Program grants for four projects in the Mohawk River Basin Watershed. According to the DEC Acting Commissioner, Basil Seggos, these grants, funded by the state Environmental Protection Fund, will help to improve water quality, promote resiliency and create recreational opportunities in […]

  • 18 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Vital channels in the Fraser River in Steveston and Ladner will be kept navigable and continue to facilitate economic activity as a result of unprecedented collaborative work bringing together a $10 million joint commitment announced yesterday  by Port Metro Vancouver, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, the B.C. Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure, the Corporation […]

  • 29 September 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The Environment Agency yesterday announced that work is underway to remove silt from areas of the Steeping River and Wainfleet Relief Channel as part of extensive plans drawn up in the wake of last year’s flooding. The dredging operation will remove sediment from targeted locations across 5.5km of waterway in Lincolnshire. This includes 5km of […]