Search results for: Vinson Slough

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  • 30 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Cedar Bayou and Vinson Slough channels were opened on September 25, 2014, after having been sealed in the 1970s and enduring decades of negative impacts from siltation and low water flows.  The restoration of Cedar Bayou and Vinson Slough has created the vital connection from Mesquite and Aransas Bays to the Gulf of Mexico. Here […]

  • 24 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations near the mouth of the Vinton Navigation Channel in Louisiana, conducted by Magnolia Dredge & Dock, LLC of Mandeville, La., are now wrapped up, Port of Vinton officials said.  Commenting the latest news, Jerry Merchant, president of the Port of Vinton board of commissioners, said: “It has been more than seven years since any maintenance dredge […]

  • 14 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Slough Arm dredging project is set to start on April 21 and will be carried out by the Canal & River Trust. “We are aiming to dredge over 10,000 tonnes of silt, refuse and metal from the bottom of the Grand Union Canal in Slough to make it easier for boats to navigate along […]

  • 15 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Vinton Board of Commissioners voted this week to award the contract for the dredging of the mouth of the Vinton Navigation Channel to Magnolia Dredge and Dock, LLC of Mandeville, La.   The successful base bid of $832,672 was the lowest among three bids received by the port during its competitive public bid […]

  • 6 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached two settlements with several parties to begin cleanup of Yosemite Slough, an inter-tidal water channel in the Bayview District of San Francisco. The site contains high levels of contaminants, especially PCBs and lead, which are hazardous for the plants and animals that live in the slough. The Yosemite […]

  • 19 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations in Atascadero Creek and the Goleta Slough near Ward Memorial Drive in Goleta started earlier this week, the Santa Barbara County Public Works said in their latest announcement.  A large crane is excavating sediment from the area and stockpiling the material on the access road near the bike path. The sediment travels down […]

  • 22 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, continues working on Mississippi River habitat construction near the Harpers Slough backwater area in Allamakee County, Iowa, and Lynxville, Wisconsin. The nearly $12 million Harper’s Slough restoration project will protect eroded islands and construct new islands where they were once located. The project is scheduled to […]

  • 28 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Fraser River Pile and Dredge (FRPD) was fined $350,000 in the Provincial Court of British Columbia last week, after pleading guilty to depositing a deleterious substance into water frequented by fish, in violation of the Fisheries Act, the Government of Canada announces.  The penalty will be directed to the Government of Canada’s Environmental Damages Fund. In […]

  • 28 March 2010

    The work consists of maintenance dredging of Suisun Bay Channel and New York Slough of approximately 175,000 cubic yards of materials, to provide a project authorized depth, -35 feet plus 1 foot allowable paid over-depth plus 1 foot allowable nonpaid over-depth for for Suisun Bay Channel and New York Slough. [mappress] More info: fbo.gov

  • 17 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    As part of its ongoing commitment to restore Delta ecosystems and habitat, the California Department of Water Resources (DWR) recently took a significant step in launching a 3,000-acre multi-benefit tidal wetlands restoration project in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. At the end of 2018, DWR entered into a partnership with Ecosystem Investment Partners (EIP), a private company […]

  • 27 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, has announced that their contractor, Newt Marine Service, from Dubuque, Iowa, last week started the final phase of an island restoration project. Construction work on this restoration scheme, located by Harpers Slough, near Lynxville, Wisconsin, is expected to finish this summer, USACE said. The project is […]

  • 13 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, will evaluate a California Department of Water Resources permit application, required to construct three temporary salinity barriers in waters of the California Delta. The public is invited to review the DWR request and submit comments by April 22, 2015. This project would place dredged or fill material into […]

  • 7 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Shoaling in Bigfoot Slough outside of Ocracoke’s Silver Lake Terminal continued with the passage of Hurricane Isaias this week, forcing the N.C. Ferry Division to immediately adopt a one-boat schedule on Pamlico Sound until the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers can complete dredging operations. The schedule will be as follows until further notice: Ocracoke to […]

  • 15 January 2020
    Business & Finance

     The recently completed Hester Marsh project restored 65 acres of salt marsh at California’s Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve. The work, begun in January, adding soil from the Pajaro River flood control project to increase the elevation of drowned marshes. The restoration will improve marsh resilience to sea level rise, provide healthy habitat […]

  • 2 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Machinefabriek L. Straatman BV is currently producing a dredging plough with a total length of 14 meters and a weight of 20 tons. “We received the order to produce this big plough from a local tug and workboat company specialized in dredge support. Based on a typical design our dredging engineer executed the detail engineering of […]

  • 6 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Foreshore Technology has just returned from Ireland after installing Dredge Master Plough for Fastnet Shipping. Fastnet Sound is a versatile Multicat/Dive Platform equipped with an anchor handling/towing winch and Aft mounted A frame to enable plough dredging with an 11m Wide dredging Plough. Foreshore Technology provided all of the necessary hardware and software to provide […]

  • 8 February 2011

      Today, the world’s biggest submarine pipeline plough, PL3, arrived in the Baltic Sea on the deck of mother ship Far Samson. The subsea plough will be used to entrench the Nord Stream Pipeline in Swedish and Danish waters. Lowering of the pipeline below seabed level using PL3 ensures that the pipeline will remain stable […]

  • 23 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The California State Coastal Conservancy has received $2 million in grant funding for coastal wetland restoration from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s National Coastal Wetlands Conservation Grant Program. The grant program annually provides grants of up to $1 million to coastal and Great Lakes states, as well as U.S. territories to protect, restore and […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    A draft environmental assessment for bankline repairs to levee units 624 and 624-627-611-614 along Mosquito Creek in Pottawattamie County, Iowa is currently available for public review. The draft EA evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing erosion and sloughing damage to the bankline caused by high flows in June 2014. Levee systems 624 and 624-627-611-614 are […]

  • 16 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The public comment period has been extended two weeks for the permit application from California Department of Water Resources (DWR) regarding their proposal to erect three temporary drought barriers in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta. Originally set to close today, the comment period is now open through April 29. DWR proposes to place temporary barriers […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency and Slough Borough Council are working together to investigate whether the potential options to reduce the risk of river and surface water flooding within the catchments of the Chalvey Ditch, Salt Hill Stream and Datchet Common Brook are technically and economically viable. In late August and early September a newsletter about the scheme […]

  • 24 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    For maintenance of a port access channel in the Caspian Sea, Damen recently delivered a plough to a local work boat. The maintenance works for the port facility are carried out by a TSHD. In the dredge runs, the TSHD’s drag head is lowered into the sediments on the channel bed, inherently forming a ridge. […]

  • 30 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife & Fish Refuge has just posted on its facebook page the latest photos from the Harper’s Slough restoration project. The Harper’s Slough Habitat Rehabilitation and Enhancement Project was planned and designed under the authority of the Upper Mississippi River Restoration Program. A single construction contract was awarded in September 2014 […]

  • 2 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging continues in Atascadero Creek and the Goleta Slough near Ward Memorial Drive in Goleta, reports the Santa Barbara County. According to the county, the stockpiles of sediment are now being trucked to the west end of Goleta Beach, on the access road near the bike path. “Removing the sediment that has settled in the slough […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Construction of islands in Harper’s Slough, located in Pool 9 of the Upper Mississippi River, is well underway. The work will span four construction seasons and is anticipated to be complete in 2018. A single construction contract was awarded in September 2014 and the remaining options exercised in October 2014 for a total construction cost […]

  • 2 August 2012

    DeepOcean, based in Darlington, announces the successful project completion of a recent pre-cut trenching contract with Statnett & Energinet.dk. The pre-cut trenching workscope on Skagerrak 4 HVDC Submarine Interconnector project was completed on time, on budget and with a successful HSE record. DeepOcean provided the engineering and project management for the project in Denmark, including […]