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  • 14 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The St. Johns River Water Management District, Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), state and local elected officials, and Indian River Lagoon protection advocates yesterday celebrated the completion of a two-year-long muck dredging project in the Eau Gallie River aimed at improving water quality. Attendees gathered at historic Ballard Park at the mouth of the […]

  • 22 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    VIDEO: Panama Canal Expansion Program Update – December 2013 The Panama Canal expansion project will double the capacity of the Panama Canal by 2015 by creating a new lane of traffic and allowing more and larger ships to transit.   USA: Port St. Joe Port Inks LOI with Holland M. Ware Charitable Foundation The Port […]

  • 24 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Long-term plans to reduce flood risk for people in St Asaph are to be unveiled at a public drop-in session in the city. The proposals, drawn up by Natural Resources Wales (NRW), will see the city’s flood defenses enhanced, but will also involve a number of innovative projects upstream to manage flood risk naturally. NRW […]

  • 4 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The City of San Luis Obispo will host a public meeting today regarding the Laguna Lake Dredging and Sediment Management Project. The meeting will take place from 6:00 – 8:00 PM, and will be held in the Multi-Purpose Room at Laguna Middle School in San Luis Obispo. City staff and the consultant team will show various options for […]

  • 9 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The St. Johns River Water Management District Governing Board has voted to begin the first phase of a massive dredging project that will improve water quality, navigation and the economy in and around the central Indian River Lagoon. The Board approved an agreement with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to receive $10 million […]

  • 16 May 2012

    The local government of Iloilo City, together with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), shall spearhead the 1st Philippine International River Summit on May 30 to June 1. In a press conference last Monday, Iloilo City Mayor Jed Patrick Mabilog said the project is beyond mere river clean-up; it is an initiative towards […]

  • 15 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (July 10-16, 2017).   Going Against the Flow with Royal IHC’s Plumigator Overflow systems are designed to optimize the efficiency of the dredging process by draining excess water and leaving more weight available for the payload, thus limiting the amount […]

  • 14 April 2011

    The State Government has pledged to continue to restore the Gold Coast’s iconic Kirra Beach to its former condition.   By Anne-Louise Brown (goldcoast) [mappress] Source: goldcoast, April 14, 2011  

  • 12 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Young CEDA Commission (YCC) will have their next meeting on 20 February 2015 in Antwerp. Subjects on the agenda are the CEDA Dredging Days 2015 with a separate program for young professionals, the media coverage and Young CEDA excursions and seminars planned for 2015. Young CEDA Commission has representatives from Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany and […]

  • 2 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer and City Councilmember Lorie Zapf have announced over $40 million in infrastructure investments over the next few years for Mission Bay Park – one of San Diego’s most treasured natural resources. Roughly a quarter of the total funds is for the Mission Bay Dredging project to restore navigational safety to the bay. Investments […]

  • 21 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Louise Slaughter will tomorrow help mark the completion of the Rochester Harbor navigational dredging for this year. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, began dredging at Rochester Harbor on May 17. As part of the $1,722,500 contract, awarded to Luedtke Engineering Company of Frankfort, MI, a total of 210,000 cubic yards of […]

  • 26 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Jacksonville Program – Dredging & the Dolphins of St. Johns River is scheduled for Monday, January 12, 2015, in Jacksonville, FL. The University of North Florida (UNF) founded its Dolphin Behavioral Ecology Research Program in March 2011 and their research team has been conducting weekly dolphin surveys on the St. Johns River ever since. Dr. Gibson will […]

  • 9 August 2011

      A Niles fisherman urged the Berrien Springs Village Council to find ways to dredge the St. Joseph River at Shamrock Park.   (heraldpalladium) [mappress] Source: heraldpalladium, August 9, 2011

  • 9 July 2013

    St. Johns Riverkeeper is hosting a free forum to discuss concerns and potential impacts from the proposed Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Project. A panel of experts will provide an overview of the proposed dredging and its impacts and the shortcomings of a study recently released by the Army Corps of Engineers that assesses the environmental impacts, […]

  • 18 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    At some point in the relatively near future, the Army Corps of Engineers will begin its deepening of a 15-mile stretch of the St. Johns River from the mouth to Dames Point. Portions of that stretch are anywhere from 38 feet to 41 feet. However, the project will assure the 41-foot depth is consistent. [mappress] […]

  • 31 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is extending the comment period for its draft Environmental Assessment for the Lower Pool 4 dredged material management plan. According to the Corps, the new deadline is August 25. The latest extension assures the Corps’ stakeholders and the public have sufficient time to provide written comments […]

  • 5 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dewberry, a Fairfax-headquartered engineering service company, has just announced that they will support dredge material reuse plan as part of a coastal Mississippi restoration project. Under the contract, Dewberry will provide master planning services to the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) to create or restore marsh habitat within the St. Louis Bay, Back Bay Biloxi and […]

  • 15 January 2020
    Business & Finance

     The St. Johns River Water Management District has just released a very interesting video named ‘Flagler County Wetland Restoration Project: Path to Recovery’. Under the project, twenty-two acres of dragline ditch-impacted wetlands in Flagler County have been restored, beginning a phase of renewal in the coastal wetlands. Restored wetlands will filter pollutants from the […]

  • 5 June 2014
    Project & Tenders

    Concerns over permits of placing Mississippi River dredging on two Buffalo County properties have halted the project. According to Buffalo County’s Land Resources Zoning Committee, the project is required to obtain conditional-use permits as well as public hearings. The permit that was given to the owner of one of the sites, where the dredge spoils […]

  • 24 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Starting in January 2016 and continuing through November 2016, Manson Construction Co. will construct the Mile Point Training Wall Reconfiguration Project for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. This project will reroute the navigable waters in the Chicopit Bay and the Inter-Coastal Waterway system. Several changes will occur in the waterway, including removing some existing […]

  • 13 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Northeast Florida government, business and environmental leaders yesterday unveiled a historic partnership to balance economic interests while aggressively working to protect the health of the St. Johns River. As part of a larger river restoration plan and led by JAX Chamber President Daniel Davis, a former Florida legislator, the initiative partners plan to work with the […]

  • 7 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, awarded a $4.7 million contract to LS Marine, Inc., of St. Paul, on May 31, to conduct dredging operations in support of channel maintenance within the Mississippi River. According to USACE, work provided by the contractor-partner will enable the district to maintain the 9-Foot Navigation Channel after […]

  • 10 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    With the Mile Point project currently underway, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers asks boaters to slow down and use extra caution within the Mile Point construction area on the St. Johns River. The construction zone contains a variety of large vessels, including a crane barge, an excavator barge, several support barges and a dredge with […]

  • 18 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    President of the Republic of the Philippines, Benigno S. Aquino III, met with local leaders of Pampanga this week to discuss the flooding situation in the province and determine how the government could address the problem. Pampanga’s provincial government informed the President about recently conducted a ‘flood summit’ to raise awareness among Kapampangans about the […]

  • 5 May 2010

    The Great Lakes Legacy Act cleanup of a section of the St. Marys River near the MCM Marine facility is now under way. On Feb. 1, 2010, U.S…. [mappress] Source: epa.gov, May 5, 2010;

  • 29 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Kalama has submitted a request to modify their existing U.S. Army Corps of Engineers permit (NWP-1994-462/1) in order to provide additional in-water dredge material disposal sites and beach nourishment sites for their maintenance dredging operations. The existing Corps permit authorizes maintenance dredging at the terminals to -48 Columbia River Datum (CRD) with a 2-foot […]