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  • 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 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The City of Renton, WA, is currently conducting a maintenance dredging project on the Cedar River to prevent flooding of the surrounding community. The King County Flood Control District is funding over $13 million for the overall project and is providing approximately $7.5 million to fund the project’s construction. Approximately 120,000 cubic yards of gravel and […]

  • 12 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded a $5.7 million contract to Lecon Inc., for the construction of the north detention basin and outfall structure at Greens Bayou, a tributary to Buffalo Bayou. The contractor is scheduled to start mid November 2015 and will be required to clear and excavate the basin […]

  • 1 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Senator John Hoeven yesterday announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has given permission to Drayton to permanently keep its earthen levee which is part of the city’s flood protection. Earlier this month, Hoeven secured a provision in the Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 funding agreement to allow the city to keep the levee. “We […]

  • 24 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Sen. David Vitter (R-La.), top Republican on the Environment and Public Works Committee, made the following statement regarding a new report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) on the project delivery and communication shortfalls of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ flood control projects. “Unfortunately, this report confirmed what we already know – […]

  • 21 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging Allows Oluvil Port to Dock Bigger Ships (Sri Lanka) Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa said development goals cannot be achieved by opening old wounds or by digging for dirt.   Greens: Abbott OKs Great Barrier Reef Destruction (Australia) Tony Abbott’s Great Barrier Reef policy, reported on today, completely ignores the impacts of mining industrialisation, […]

  • 1 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has finalized a key report that authorizes additional rehabilitation work on the Herbert Hoover Dike that surrounds Lake Okeechobee in south Florida. The Corps’ Jacksonville District received notification Tuesday (August 30) that the dam safety modification report for the dike has been approved, marking the culmination of a four-year […]

  • 28 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District has awarded its second contract in the last two weeks to replace water control structures within Herbert Hoover Dike (HHD), the earthen dam surrounding Lake Okeechobee in south Florida. The Corps awarded the contract on Thursday (September 24) for $16.1 million to Kiewit Infrastructure South Co. of […]

  • 6 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Lemac Corporation has released a video showing Lemac Amphibious Excavator working on a river dredging project. Lemac Amphibious Excavator applications include dredging, landscaping, erosion control & prevention, deepening waterways & delt, and maintaining & cleaning rivers, lakes, shorelines, etc. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, March 6, 2013

  • 27 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Ducks Unlimited is working to restore 2,550 acres of coastal marsh approximately 2.5 miles northeast of Buras, Louisiana. The project will combine coastal restoration techniques of marsh terraces and crevasses to optimize sediment capture from the Mississippi River. Wetlands adjacent to the Mississippi River have suffered extensive deterioration over the past century. Historically, the Mississippi […]

  • 28 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) has just announced that the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Brisbane is about to begin work within the Port of Weipa from early May 2020. “Regular maintenance dredging ensures efficient, navigable shipping depths for our port users,” NQBP CEO Nicolas Fertin said. “Given the current environment, we have been […]

  • 9 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    During the Shallow Survey 2015 conference held in Plymouth, UK, Teledyne and CARIS showcased the latest capabilities in autonomous survey operations with a live demonstration. Teledyne equipped a Z-Boat Unmanned Surface Vehicle (USV) with a MB1 multibeam sonar, and installed the latest version of the CARIS Onboard software directly on the platform. CARIS Onboard is […]

  • 5 October 2010
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The number of Viking software modules has been expanded with several new additions. Directly based on market demand these new modules add enhanced capabilities and solutions to the Viking software. These software modules can be added to an existing Viking Navigation or Viking Dredge system. Anchoring Module Using this module, each anchor location can be […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved the 2012 list of waters in New Jersey that are considered either impaired or threatened by pollutants. An impaired water body does not meet federally-approved water quality standards even after pollution controls have been put in place. A threatened water body is expected to be impaired within two […]

  • 26 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen has delivered a complete trailing pipe including submersed dredge pump to a Russian pontoon. The multifunctional pontoon “Litsa” has been turned into a performing dredger overnight as Damen delivered an entirely prefabricated system. The pontoon is winning sand and simultaneously loading barges which continue to appear alongside. A hyper efficient ongoing dredge action – […]

  • 16 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Chairman of the Environment and Public Works Committee and Chair of the joint House-Senate Conference Committee, released a summary of the benefits for California in the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) conference report. The final agreement provides critical flood protection, restores important ecosystems, and maintains ports and navigation routes […]

  • 26 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen delivered a floating booster station to a Chinese contractor working on a Middle Eastern job. The design of the containerized booster and the pontoons is based on maximizing the versatility of the complete unit, yet keeping transport practical and affordable. The booster station, type BS750, is a fully containerized diesel driven unit. It houses […]

  • 4 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.), chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations, yesterday reported that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will allocate an additional $27.6 million to Mississippi this year to supplement its dredging, construction and maintenance work throughout the state. The additional funding for Mississippi stems from FY2015 appropriations provided by Congress for the […]

  • 22 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Blueprint for Water coalition of environmental organisations has this week submitted a strong response to the Government, objecting to proposals to weaken controls on river dredging which have been produced at the request of Environment Secretary Owen Paterson. The Environment Agency was asked by Mr Paterson to consider how it can make it easier […]

  • 15 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A major milestone has been achieved in the construction of the new IJmuiden sea lock, with the successful immersion of the caisson for the outer lock head into its final position, informs Royal BAM Group. The caisson, in and out of which the lock gates will slide, is the size of an apartment building, 80 meters […]

  • 27 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    House Democratic leaders have appointed U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan to four key subcommittees that direct the nation’s air, rail, highway, water and pipeline safety policies. As the only member of the Minnesota delegation on the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Nolan will serve on the following subcommittees:   – Highways and Transit, which has […]

  • 26 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Senator Pam Helming earlier this week announced that the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has extended the application deadline for the Lake Ontario General Permit as well as the expiration date of the permit. According to an official statement, this will allow property owners affected by last year’s devastating Lake Ontario flooding and […]

  • 22 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers yesterday announced additional work that it will accomplish with funding provided in Public Law 115-123, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, signed into law February 9, 2018. Among other things, Public Law 115-123 provided USACE a total of $17.398 billion in six appropriations accounts: Investigations; Construction; Mississippi River and […]

  • 14 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    Alewijnse Marine Systems is undertaking the complete electrical outfitting of the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Spauwer, developed in-house by Den Herder Seaworks. The works are taking place at Shipyard Trico B.V. in Rotterdam. The TSHD Spauwer is a large and highly sophisticated hopper dredger with a length of 142 meters. It is designed for […]

  • 17 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Kay Granger last week released the following statement after the House Appropriations Committee approved a balanced and responsible energy and water spending bill. The bipartisan bill provides badly needed investments in Army Corps of Engineers’ water infrastructure and flood-control projects like the Trinity River Vision project in Fort Worth, according to the Granger’s press […]

  • 1 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Mobile District, will hold four public open houses during the last week of March as part of the update process of the Water Control Manual (WCM) for the Alabama-Coosa-Tallapoosa (ACT) River Basin Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS). The public is invited to attend the meetings which will provide […]