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  • 28 February 2012

    Gov. Nikki Haley yesterday vetoed an act protecting SC’s waterways & economic interests. Approved by a 111-0 House vote & then by a 37-0 Senate vote, the act: – Acknowledges DHEC violated existing 2007 state law, issuing an invalid dredging permit when it bypassed the approval of the Savannah River Maritime Commission – Reaffirmed laws […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging that has been taking place in Cork Harbor on all main shipping channels since 9th September will be completed by the end of today, according to a spokesman from the port. The dredging program has led to some bad odors, particularly in the city center area. This is an unavoidable side effect of the dredging process […]

  • 25 July 2012

    On-scene weather conditions Tuesday continue to delay the on-going salvage operations of the Arthur J, the 110-foot dredge barge that is grounded and partially sunk two miles off the shore of Lakeport, Mich., in Lake Huron. This is the second day that weather and sea state have caused a delay in the salvage of the […]

  • 28 November 2011

    Low water levels and the build-up of silt have been limiting shipping activities in the Owen Sound Harbor, therefore Grey County is providing support to MP Larry Miller’s plan according to which the port would be dredged by the Federal Government. Miller expects the federal government to cover at least the cost of the necessary […]

  • 27 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has hit back at big coal and gas companies who are complaining about regulations that are designed to protect the environment. Felicity Wishart, the Great Barrier Reef campaign director, said it was deeply concerning if the big resource companies were lobbying to remove environmental protection that is crucial to […]

  • 17 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Avon Construction Ltd. recently completed Hill Head beach maintenance works, making this section of the beach much safer now. Following a spell of bad weather, the beach levels lowered in one of the groyne bays at the beach. This lowering of the beach level exposed and undermined the concrete apron along a 10m section of the sea […]

  • 4 May 2012

    The Newcastle Herald reports that the Myall River is again full of sediment. “It’s getting worse. When they finished dredging there was 2.5 metres of water there, now there is only 1.4 metres and that’s not even at low tide,” a motor cruiser owner Steve Ellicott said. “I’ve never seen it this bad in 30 […]

  • 19 March 2020
    Business & Finance

     WM Plant Hire yesterday released this beautiful video about the dredging operations on the River Parrett. The scheme is being led for Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA) by the Parrett Internal Drainage Board (IDB), working closely with the Environment Agency and Natural England. The aim of the proposed works is to help the SRA reduce […]

  • 13 February 2013

    Despite the bad weather, the Glace Bay harbour dredging program has resumed, reports capebretonpost.com. “They (the contractors) missed one or two days during it all but this time of year you can expect that and more really,” said Herb Nash, the Chairman of the Glace Bay Harbour Association, and added that there were a couple […]

  • 19 July 2011

    High tides and more wet and windy weather on the way have raised fears for beaches in St George and Sutherland Shire…   BY KATE CARR (theleader) [mappress] Source: theleader, July 19, 2011;

  • 5 December 2012

    The Tawas City Council has discussed the possibilities of the Tawas River dredging program, according to iosconews.com. During the Council’s meeting on Monday, the Tawas River dredging efforts received support from the adjacent Harborside Condos, stated Kaye Chartier, the Tawas City resident and representative of this organization. There is no grant funding at this time […]

  • 2 January 2012

    The multi-million dollar project that will repair two area storm-beaten beaches is underway. The E.W. Ellefsen, a massive dredger, was in place Friday near Corson’s Inlet as part of the beach replenishment project for Strathmere and Sea Isle’s beaches. Officials say bad weather prevented the dredge from making its way to New Jersey, delaying the […]

  • 14 April 2014

    Bad weather has slowed the progress of the $89 million Lake Decatur dredging project, reports Herald-Review. Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation, which is in charge of the project implementation, has won the contract from the City of Decatur to provide dredging services to increase the lake capacity. Lake Decatur, the largest lake on the […]

  • 2 October 2012

    Following the persistent complaints of odors from residents of Camillus, Honeywell has halted the major part of the Onondaga Lake dredging program. According to syracuse.com, the residents of the Golden Meadows development repeatedly called Honeywell’s hotline last month complaining about the odors. “Really bad, flammable, chemical, eye-tearing, choking, can’t-stay-outside-in-it, can’t-breathe odors,” stated resident Lynda Wade. […]

  • 18 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The County of Dare has just provided the latest update on the Beach Nourishment operations in the Town of Kitty Hawk and Buxton. After a temporary cease of operations due to bad weather and sea conditions in the Town of Kitty Hawk, crews with Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company are working their way south from […]

  • 3 November 2011

    High astronomical tides and strong winds northeastly winds created huge waves in October that continued to erode the beach at Tower Beach…  (islandpacket) [mappress] Source: islandpacket, November 3, 2011;

  • 1 November 2011

    The month of October’s rainfall is causing erosion on Fort Myers Beach. Lee County is in the midst of a renourishment project, pumping in… (nbc-2) [mappress] Source: nbc-2, November 1, 2011;

  • 15 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Oceanside Harbor, CA, has just released the latest update of their harbor dredging project, saying that weather has shut down dredging operations since Sunday, May 12th. Based on current weather forecasts, dredging will not resume until Friday, May 17th. That was the original day that Manson Construction was planning to finish all […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    KAMPS, a Belgian company specialized in water treatment solutions, has released a video about its dredging pontoon named Drag’oon. In lagoons, some lakes and ponds, the organic sludge settles in the bottom, reducing the volume of the water ponds. More important, when this sludge is not stabilized it will create very bad odors.   KAMPS dredging […]

  • 8 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment of the Netherlands, Melanie Schultz, yesterday presented the improved section of the Dutch coast, in the West-Zeeuws Vlaanderen area. The completion of the last weak link on the Dutch coast means that the Dutch coast will be superstorm proof for the next 50 years. “In 2003, nine weak links were […]

  • 2 December 2011

    Dredging channels seems appealing to every port on the East Coast. The prospect of dredging deeper channels is to attract the mega-ships that will start using the overhauled Panama Canal upon its completion in 2014. Apart from having financial advantages, the project worth billions of dollars could also be environmentally challenging. Miami’s port has already […]

  • 7 January 2014

    The River Cam dredging program is currently underway, according to cambridge-news.co.uk. Boat owners have been asked to remove their vessels between Bishop’s & Newnham mills and Jesus Lock area until the work is done. In order for essential maintenance to take place around the Trinity College area in Cambridge, the officials made a decision to […]

  • 3 March 2014

    The Marine Management Organisation has approved an application from South Hams District Council for urgent repair work at Beesands, Devon. Following recent bad weather the existing rock armour coastal defence at Beesands was breached resulting in a 130 metre by 30 metre section of coastal erosion and the distance between nearby properties and the beach […]

  • 24 October 2011

    Flooding and rain delayed Hudson River dredging twice this year, putting the project close but slightly behind the original sediment-removal… BY JAMIE MUNKS (poststar) [mappress] Source: poststar, October 24, 2011;

  • 16 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Australian Government has reached the decision to reissue approval for the biggest new coal mine in Australia — Adani’s 28,000-hectare Carmichael mine in Queensland. The Carmichael coal mine and Rail Project is an open-cut and underground coal mine located approximately 300 kilometers inland in remote central Queensland. Greenpeace Australia yesterday condemned the federal government’s reapproval of the […]

  • 20 March 2014

    Over the Christmas and New Year break, Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) staff from the Cinque Ports Training Area (CPTA) in Kent battled the high tides and gale-force winds that threatened the sea defences at both Lydd and Hythe ranges. DIO surveyors alerted the Environment Agency to flooding danger posed by a breach in sea defences […]