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  • 15 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    In 2003, Gruber’s Grove Bay on Lake Wisconsin was placed on the federal list of Impaired Waters pursuant to the Clean Water Act. Despite two previous dredging actions, the bay remains one of the most highly contaminated sediment sites in the State of Wisconsin. This winter, the Army at Badger Army Ammunition Plant completed a […]

  • 6 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Work at a number of streams affected by flooding in the Peace District last June will be completed before the spring run-off, announced MLA for Peace River South Mike Bernier, on behalf of Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Todd Stone. “The flooding last June was unprecedented, with repairs ongoing over the past nine months,” said Bernier. […]

  • 7 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, commenced emergency dredging operations at Oregon Inlet two days ago. This cleanup program will remove the shoaling that has been obstructing the federal channel passage for commercial fishing vessels. The side casting dredger Merritt will clear a path for the District’s special purpose dredger Currituck. Excessive shoaling […]

  • 28 November 2011

    A $12 million worth cleanup of the Muskegon Lake bottom is approaching its completion. Ever since it commenced in June, about 41,000 cubic yards of mercury- and petroleum-laced sediment have been dredged out from 46 acres of lake bottom in a bay off the Division Street Outfall. The initial phase included sediment removal and it […]

  • 17 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association has presented WEDA’s 2015 Annual Safety Awards to Manson Construction Company & Terra Contracting Services, LLC. The award for a dredging contractor was presented to Manson Construction Co. for their legacy and safety leadership. The award for dredging project was presented to Terra Contracting Services, LLC for Environmental Dredging of Morrow Lake and Delta: Exemplary […]

  • 26 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (August 20 – August 26, 2018).   Damen DOP200 Proved Successful in Bremen The German contractor Matthäi Wasserbau recently ordered a DOP submersible dredge pump for their environmental cleanup job in Bremen, Germany.   PRA to Assist the Philippine Navy on Future […]

  • 30 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito yesterday joined state Senate Minority Leader Bruce E. Tarr of Gloucester, state Rep. Brad Hill of Ipswich and Manchester selectmen to announce a $500,000 MassWorks grant in support of the Manchester-by-the-Sea Dredging Project.  The announcement was made at Reed Park, off Beach Street, along the harbor. “Through the very hard work of […]

  • 25 May 2020
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Texas Commission on Environmental Quality recently completed removal of nearly 14,000 cubic yards of contaminated sediment from the Donna Reservoir and Canal System Superfund site in South Texas. The sediment was removed from a half-mile section of the canal with the highest concentration of contamination from polychlorinated biphenyls […]

  • 31 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has signed a $4.5 million agreement to remediate contaminated sediment in the St. Louis River Area of Concern (AOC) on Lake Superior. The St. Louis River AOC is one of 43 toxic hotspots identified by the United States and Canada in the Great Lakes basin, and is the second […]

  • 2 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    In order to restore an ecological condition and biodiversity and to secure the availability of clean drinking water and irrigation water for local communities, the Colombian Government has established a strategic plan for restoring the Lake Fuquene, in the north of Cundinamarca, Colombia. The Autonomous Environmental Corporation of Cundinamarca – CAR was designated to be responsible […]

  • 30 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Wiggins Pass Interim Channel dredging operations are scheduled to start next week. The dredging will be done from a barge due to sea turtle nesting season. The dredged beach quality shoaled sand will be removed from three shallow spots in the channel and placed in the water near Barefoot Beach Preserve in the flood shoal […]

  • 20 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Jack Reed yesterday joined with officials from Westerly, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), and the Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) to announce over $1 million to help dredge Winnapaug Pond and revitalize its ecosystem. The NRCS project will help restore habitat and remove approximately 70,600 […]

  • 10 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has just released its latest trading update, saying that the market picture for the coming period would be characterized by continued lower volumes of work and pressure on both utilization levels and margins. Compared to the same period last year, revenue declined at virtually stable fleet utilization rates. Weak market conditions resulted […]

  • 12 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    North Canterbury Fish & Game staff recently spent two weeks co-ordinating the removal of sediment from the Wairarapa Stream in western Christchurch, according to the Fish & Game New Zealand latest announcement. During this cleanup scheme, sixty-five tonnes of accumulated silt was blasted out of the Christchurch stream, one of the Avon River’s most important tributaries. The […]

  • 9 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Brian Higgins yesterday described approval of the bill S. 612, the Water Infrastructure Improvement for the Nation Act (WIIN), as a good news for western New York. According to Higgins, the approval of the WIIN Act is delivering support for projects enhancing local waterways, improving water infrastructure and rebuilding the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo […]

  • 5 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Enbridge plans to continue unfinished dredging works at three major impoundment areas, including Morrow Lake and Delta in 2014. Because the Company failed to complete the required dredging, under the EPA’s March 14, 2013, order, by Dec. 31, 2013, the Comstock Township dredge pad construction is planed for this month. On Feb. 17, 2014, Comstock […]

  • 20 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    According to the latest info sent out by the Army Corps of Engineers’ Galveston District, dredging work on the San Jacinto River is officially underway, Kingwood.com reports. The $69.8 million project, located near Kingwood, Texas, involves dredging and debris removal of 1.8 million cubic yards of sediment that has contributed to recent flooding in the […]

  • 4 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    After several months of coordination with state and federal agencies, community leaders and local residents, contract crews are beginning work on the final phase of dredging at the Ashland Project site. In late March, the Environmental Protection Agency and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources approved Northern States Power Company-Wisconsin’s final design plan for the full-scale […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    It is time to remake the grant process that helps local governments clean up contaminated, publicly owned property, announced Washington State Department of Ecology. The public can comment through June 6, 2014, on proposed changes to the rule that governs the Remedial Action Grants (RAG) and Loans Program. The Washington Department of Ecology uses funds […]

  • 12 June 2012

    EPA and the states of Massachusetts and Connecticut will be holding a second round of public meetings next week to discuss next steps for the potential clean up of the Housatonic River in western Massachusetts and Connecticut. EPA and the states have been working cooperatively for the last several months to discuss potential approaches to […]

  • 4 October 2010

    The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) said it has dredged more than 70 percent of its annual target for waterways in the metropolis as of last month, although it admitted it could have done more if the agency is not hamstrung by budgetary constraint, limited manpower and heavy equipment. “To date, the agency has completed […]

  • 30 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    New funding will support restoration of the Buffalo River and put it on track to be removed from the list of Great Lakes “toxic hotspots” by 2019, the Great Lakes Commission announced yesterday in Buffalo. Nearly $4.7 million is being provided to restore degraded shoreline and create natural habitat at seven sites along the river in […]

  • 9 May 2011

    An all-day public discussion designed to sample sentiment for the Environmental Protection Agency on options for cleaning up probable cancer… By Clarence Fanto (berkshireeagle) [mappress] Source: berkshireeagle, May 9, 2011;

  • 27 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The San Mateo Resource Conservation District (RCD) has officially marked the start of the dredging process along lower Butano Creek, aimed to alleviate flooding on Pescadero Creek Road and mass fish kills. The Butano Creek cleanup program, located in Pescadero, California, will remove the sediment that has filled the creek. As of this week, the […]

  • 1 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (March 26 – April 1, 2018).   VIDEO: Ayia Napa Marina Development Project in Full Swing Ayia Napa Marina, situated on the southeastern coast of Cyprus, has just released the latest video update on their marina development project.   PHOTO: Cuban […]

  • 17 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan last week lauded the House Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee’s inclusion of the authorized $300 million funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) in the passage of their Fiscal Year 2018 Interior Appropriations bill. “The ongoing cleanup of the Great Lakes has helped transform our region into an […]