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  • 1 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    New York Senator Charles E. Schumer yesterday called on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to swiftly issue federal wetland permits so that local officials can begin the critical Owasco Flats Wetlands Restoration project. The senator said in his announcement that the proposed project has already been approved and funded by the state, and […]

  • 10 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    American Farmland Trust announced Larry Werries, former Director of the Illinois Department of Agriculture, will be the Watershed Coordinator for a new outreach program to farmers designed to reduce sediments and nutrient runoff in the Lake Mauvaise Terre Watershed in Jacksonville, Morgan County, Illinois. “The Lake Mauvaise Terre Watershed is considered an impaired watershed under […]

  • 5 December 2011

    Flood associated issues, Chatham-Kent is facing this week, could be diminished by dredging the mouth of the Thames River at Lake St. Clair, explained Mayor Randy Hope. The major insists on dredging the shallow river mouth to enable flood water to easily escape into the lake. Hope believes that drainage will help the situation. However, […]

  • 10 September 2010
    Business & Finance

    Sierra Gold Corp.  is pleased to announce that it is now ready to commence dredging activities with all 4 dredges as soon as river levels permit. All equipment has been pre-located at initial selected sites and all licensing/permitting has been completed. Site prospecting is underway and will continue and be expanded as water levels recede […]

  • 5 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    WWF-Australia welcomed the appointment of Mark Butler MP as Australia’s new Minister for Climate Change and Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Water. The conservation organisation nominated a redoubling of efforts to ensure the Great Barrier Reef is not listed as “World Heritage in Danger” and stronger pollution reduction targets to tackle climate change as […]

  • 8 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A public meeting on adaptive strategies in the preservation of threatened coastal wetlands is scheduled for Wednesday, October 22, 2014 from 6–8 p.m. at the URI Narragansett Bay Campus, Coastal Institute. This public stakeholder meeting is planned to explore this issue, as well as the collaborative efforts of both state and community-based options that may be able […]

  • 4 October 2012

    The State Ethics Commission approved a Disposition Agreement in which former Edgartown Dredge Advisory Committee Chairman Norman Rankow admitted to violating G.L. c. 268A, the conflict of interest law, by, as Committee Chairman, directing that Town employees use Town equipment to dredge the area around his private clients’ dock without first obtaining the required town, […]

  • 6 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    As the Environmental Protection Agency is about to release a second five-year review of the Hudson River Superfund site to determine whether the dredging remedy is complete, U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand are calling on EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler to deny a certificate of completion to General Electric at this time. […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Christie Administration has awarded a nearly $1.66 million contract to remove sand pushed by Superstorm Sandy into Deal Lake, the largest in a series of unique coastal lakes in Monmouth County that were severely impacted by the storm. According to the announcement from the Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin, the contract to dredge […]

  • 14 December 2012

    In a victory for clean water, wildlife, and taxpayers, a coalition of conservation and fishing organizations won a major court ruling December 13 that halts the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ plans to dredge the lower Snake River this winter. The plaintiffs had charged that the Army Corps of Engineers violated federal law and ignored […]

  • 22 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Cairns and Far North Environment Centre (CAFNEC) have confirmed an impressive and diverse line up of speakers for presentations and panel discussion at the upcoming community forum on Cairns port dredging, 24th September 2014. Dredging in Queensland is a hot topic and the release of the environmental impact statement for the Cairns dredging proposal […]

  • 9 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Putting ink to paper during an informal ceremony held on August 21, Dave Castanon signed the bank enabling instrument for the San Luis Rey River Mitigation Bank, adding nearly 54 acres of the river’s floodplain to a pool of land that will provide compensatory mitigation for projects that impact wetlands and other waters of the […]

  • 26 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Queensland government’s fast-tracking of industrialisation along the Great Barrier Reef coast is increasingly out of step with the downsizing and uncertainty from project investors following a downturn in coal prices and community support, according to the Australian Marine Conservation Society. Over the past month, the following evidence for a changing industry outlook has included: […]

  • 9 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mass Audubon and Three Bays Prerservation, respected conservation organizations and co-owners of Dead Neck/Sampson’s Island, have submitted plans designed to ensure the long-term survival of the eroding barrier island off the coast of Cotuit and Osterville. The project proposes a beach and bird habitat restoration program of periodically dredging sand from the westernmost tip of […]

  • 5 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Mobile Bay National Estuary Program (MBENP) last week released to the public the Draft Update of their Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan (CCMP) for 2019-2023 for a 45-day comment period.  Developed by over 300 community leaders, this CCMP update will be the roadmap for protecting and restoring what people value most about living in […]

  • 29 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Turtle Island Restoration Network (TIRN) and The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) are warning that the massive fracking gas, coal and other industrial projects planned for Australia’s Great Barrier Reef will push globally significant species of turtles closer to the brink of extinction. The industrialization of the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area will destroy […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging of more than 13 million cubic metres of seabed is about to commence in the Moreton Bay Marine Park for the next stage of Brisbane’s second runway. This highlights the need for strong protection in the marine park, said the Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) today. AMCS Marine Campaigner Fiona Maxwell said: “This is […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Iowans interested in the results of a DNR study to improve water quality in Kent Park Lake in Johnson County can attend a meeting on August 28. Citizens are encouraged to bring their questions and ideas to improve the lake to the meeting for discussion. Kent Park Lake is on the state’s list of impaired […]

  • 4 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Thad Cochran, chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, has announced that Mississippi will receive $13.3 million in federal funding for recovery from recent severe storms and flooding. Mississippi will receive $13,306,631 through the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Emergency Watershed Protection (EWP) program to complete work on 129 projects in at least 29 counties. […]

  • 29 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will hold a public workshop to discuss the progress of the second five-year review for the Hudson River PCBs Superfund site on Wednesday, November 30, 2016. This is the third of several workshops that are being held to involve the public during the five-year review process for the Hudson River […]

  • 19 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (March 13-19, 2017).   Volvox Terranova Repairs Completed An European engineering company, Bakker Sliedrecht, has completed the electrical restoration of trailing suction hopper dredger Volvox Terranova.   Marinet Plan for Sea Defenses in Norfolk and Suffolk Marinet – UK’s marine […]

  • 29 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has proposed guidance document that emphasizes natural and nature-based solutions to better protect New Yorkers and the state’s coastline and help guide communities to produce living shorelines in NY marine district. “Improving coastal resiliency and reducing risk to communities is a priority of Governor Andrew Cuomo, and […]

  • 13 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will hold a public workshop today to discuss the progress of the second five-year review for the Hudson River PCBs Superfund site. This is the second in a series of workshops that are being held to involve the public during the five-year review process for the Hudson River PCBs Superfund […]

  • 21 December 2010

    The next in CEDA’ successful series of conferences, CEDA Dredging Days, will be held in the Conference Centre, Ahoy Rotterdam, the Netherlands, from 10-11 November 2011, under the theme “Dredging and Beyond”. On 9 November prior the conference an optional technical visit will take place. CEDA Dredging Days have the reputation of being the premier […]

  • 24 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology is seeking public comment on Gold Bar’s proposed update to its shoreline master program. The draft shoreline program update will guide construction and development along the city’s 4.8 miles of shorelines along May Creek and the Wallace and Skykomish rivers. It combines local plans for future development and preservation with […]

  • 17 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The town of Old Saybrook is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to replace a pier and dock and do other work in Old Saybrook, Connecticut. The work is located at the intersection of Ferry Road and Clark Street in the Connecticut River. According to the Corps, the […]