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  • 12 February 2021
    Authorities & Government

    The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has concluded its assessment of the recent incident that caused a barge containing approximately 850 cubic yards of material dredged from the Gowanus Canal Superfund Site in Brooklyn, NY to become submerged, under high tide conditions, in the Upper New York Bay near Red Hook and Gowanus Bay. Based on […]

  • 10 February 2021

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has been awarded $26.7 million to fund the dredging of 1.2 million cubic yards of earthen material to begin construction of a lock complex adjacent to the Bubba Dove Floodgate on the Houma Navigation Canal (HNC). The grant subrecipient, Terrebonne Levee & Conservation District, will perform the […]

  • 29 December 2020

    A portion of the Augusta Canal towpath commonly used for pedestrian and bicycle traffic will be detoured in the area of the Bulkhead and Long Gate Spillway. Augusta Utilities spokeswoman, Leadra Collins, said in a news release that the detour will start this week and is part of the Augusta Engineering Department’s Lake Olmstead Dredging Project. The […]

  • 22 December 2020

    DEME Group today released this beautiful and tranquil photo that might look peaceful, but make no mistake, this area has seen a lot of activity in 2020. The photo is taken along the Condé-Pommeroeul Canal and is actually the largest inland waterway dredging project in France. “Ecoterres, one of our specialist environmental companies, is performing […]

  • 16 December 2020

    The Gowanus Canal is one of the most polluted bodies of water in the United States, and the communities around it have been advocating for it to be cleaned for decades. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) last month officially started historic full-scale dredging of this canal in Brooklyn, New York. According to EPA, the […]

  • 14 December 2020

    Scottish Canals yesterday released this very interesting video named ‘Dredging works on the Caledonian Canal’, highlighting importance of these cleanup works. The Scottish Government recently awarded £1 million of additional funding to Scottish Canals to undertake vital dredging works in the Highlands this winter. In fact, dredging will take place across the Caledonian and Crinan […]

  • 10 December 2020

    The Houma Navigation Canal (HNC) Lock Complex Project is advancing to construction using an alternative financing solution, reports the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA). CPRA is utilizing recent legislative authority via Act 89 of the 2020 Regular Legislative Session, giving CPRA the authority to finance coastal restoration projects by entering into debt obligations […]

  • 4 December 2020

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently began historic full-scale dredging of Gowanus Canal Superfund Site in Brooklyn, New York. This is a major milestone in the history of one of the nation’s most contaminated waterways. According to EPA, the dredging and capping will take place in the upper canal – denominated as Remediation Target […]

  • 26 November 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The Scottish Canals has just announced that £19.95 million of improvement works are set to get underway across Scotland’s canals this winter. As reported, this capital investment from Scottish Government will see major works and essential upgrades take place throughout the canal network, safeguarding the heritage assets for the future. Within the capital investment, £1 […]

  • 23 November 2020

    Baggerbedrijf de Boer – Dutch Dredging has just released this beautiful video from the the Kiel Canal dredging project in Brunsbüttel. At the moment, the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Van de Graaf Sr and bed leveler/ploughboat Bertus are working on this maintenance dredging scheme. Maintenance dredging is being conducted to ensure uninterrupted access to […]

  • 19 November 2020

    Lundquist Urban Ecology Lab has just released this amazing video about the past, present and future of the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn, NY. The dredging operations on the canal are currently underway. In fact, the dredging and capping are taking place in the upper canal – denominated as Remediation Target Area (RTA) 1 – which […]

  • 17 November 2020

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 2 Administrator Pete Lopez, Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez, NYS Assemblywoman Jo Anne Simon and other dignitaries yesterday marked the start of dredging operations in the upper portion of the Gowanus Canal Superfund Site in Brooklyn, New York. This is a major milestone in the history of one of the […]

  • 13 November 2020

    The launch of EPA’s dredging of polluted sediments from Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn will take place next week, the Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club informs. “We’ve been calling for this moment for over 20 years,” said founding club member Owen Foote, “It’s about time!” “The call for dredging polluted sediments was built into our very name […]

  • 2 November 2020

    The first phase of major improvement works along the Crinan Canal gets underway this winter, informs the Scottish Canals. This £3.7 million investment in the Crinan Canal is part of Scottish Canals’ Asset Management Strategy 2018-30. It prioritises improvements on all canal infrastructure in Scotland, based on condition and risk. Peter Robinson, Head of Engineering […]

  • 2 November 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The government’s plan to dredge the Koh Kaew Canal, connecting Royal Phuket Marina and Boat Lagoon Marina to Phang Nga Bay, will not begin until 2022, reports the Phuket News. The announcement came from the senior official in charge of the regional channel development during recent inspection of the canal. According to the report, Thada […]

  • 28 October 2020
    Business development

    Rijkswaterstaat, the executive agency of the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management, has awarded the final phase of the enlargement of the Twente canals to a consortium of Van Oord – Hakkers – Beens. The contract was signed this morning. Also, the work will start in the spring of 2021 and will last until […]

  • 23 October 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Upgrades to the popular Canal Rocks boat ramp and jetty are now one step closer with the tender awarded for construction, informs the Government of Western Australia. Advanteering Civil Engineers won the tender to upgrade the jetty and boat ramp. The work site is located along the pristine Leeuwin-Naturaliste coast, about four kilometres south of […]

  • 13 October 2020

    The State of Hawaii’s Department of Land and Natural Resources has just released the latest update on the Ala Wai Canal dredging work. In order to ensure timely completion of dredging of the Ala Wai Canal, Hawai‘i Harbors Constructors JV will be updating their work hours, beginning on October 16, 2020. Changing the working hours will allow the […]

  • 8 October 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and City of Portage have started phase two of the canal restoration works. The project is a continuation of remediation and dredging work on the approximately 2.5-mile canal. According to the Portage Public Works Director Aaron Jahncke, DNR contractors are preparing the site at the end of Mullett Street […]

  • 7 August 2020

    Weather permitting, the City of Port Huron, MI, is set to begin sand dredging operations on the mouth of the Black River Canal today. During the dredging work, the Black River Canal will be closed to watercraft from the Tainter gate, located east of Gratiot Avenue, to Lake Huron. Also weather permitting, sand dredged from […]

  • 29 July 2020
    Authorities & Government, Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    Glavgosexpertiza (Russia’s Main Department of State Expertise) recently approved the design documentation for reconstruction of the access canal to the Port of Sabetta aimed to ensure safe shipping and approved expansion of the transit passage in 2020-2030. The access canal to the port of Sabetta was built and put into operation in 2019 to ensure […]

  • 24 July 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will start construction later this summer or early fall on Segment 2 of the Portage Canal, located in the City of Portage. Dredging of the nearly three-quarter mile long portion of the Portage Canal was delayed earlier this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic which prevented the necessary on-site […]

  • 20 July 2020
    Business development

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) from Oak Brook, Illinois, has won an $8.8 million firm-fixed-price contract for maintenance dredging of the inland waterway Chesapeake & Delaware Canal federal navigation project.  Bids for this project were solicited via the internet with two received, according to the latest U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) release. Work will […]

  • 15 July 2020

    The State of Hawaii’s Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR) has just released the latest update on their Ala Wai Canal dredging project, saying that in order to reduce nighttime impacts of the dredging work, DLNR is changing work hours, effective immediately. The $21 million dredging and canal improvements project started last October and not only involves dredging accumulated silt […]

  • 1 July 2020

    Birdon Pty Lt of Port Macquarie, NSW, has successfully completed dredging operations in the Settlement Shores canals. The maintenance dredging of Settlement Shores Canals will ensure the canal system continues to be safe to access for the boating public. The Settlement Shores Plan was prepared in 2017 and identified dredging of the canal beds as […]

  • 1 June 2020

    The Lagos State Government announced last week that the ongoing clearing and dredging of all drainage channels across the state will continue until September. During an inspection tour, the Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Mr Tunji Bello, stated that the cleaning have been designed to ensure that water flows through all the drainage […]