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  • 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 […]

  • 22 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Construction of two low-crest groynes at the Whitehill Road designed to retain sand at the foreshore and reduce reliance on temporary sand nourishment has been completed, reports the City of Greater Geraldton. Commenting the latest news, the City Mayor, Shane Van Styn, said that installation of the two 40m long Geotextile Sand Container (GSC) groynes are consistent […]

  • 30 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Throughout the world, nature-based solutions are gaining ground over traditional engineering solutions for the reduction of flood risks, an independent institute for applied research in the field of water and subsurface, Deltares, said in its latest announcement. When implemented properly, they generate additional benefits for local residents, nature and, ultimately, the economy. But a lot […]

  • 30 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District and the New Haven Port Authority held a public information meeting for the New Haven Harbor Navigation Improvement Feasibility Study and Environment Impact Statement (EIS) on January 24, 2017. The public scoping meeting was for the EIS being prepared as part of the feasibility study. In […]

  • 24 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies’ (IADC) Jurgen Dhollander will be in Beijing to give an insightful presentation to attendees of the 5th International Congress on Dredging Technology Development, from 28-29 November. Mr Dhollander will present the integrated role of ecosystem services in project assessment within the dredging industry, aligning with the conference’s primary themes of […]

  • 23 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (December 18-24, 2017).   Keel Laying for World’s Most Powerful Cutter Suction Dredger The keel laying ceremony for DEME’s cutter suction dredger ‘Spartacus’ took place earlier this week at the Royal IHC shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel in the […]

  • 11 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    An iron cannon has been recovered during the dredging project that will prepare HMNB Portsmouth for the arrival of the Queen Elizabeth Class carriers.  The cannon was found by Boskalis Westminster, which has been contracted by the Defense Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) to carry out the £31 million dredging program. The discovery was swiftly reported to […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Governor Pat McCrory has named Tom Adams of Brunswick County the next chairman of the North Carolina State Ports Authority Board of Directors. “We look forward to Tom Adams’ leadership as he takes on this new role within the Board, and we trust in his ability to advance the goals of the North Carolina State […]

  • 30 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District, has begun an Initial Watershed Assessment (IWA) for the Scioto River Basin under the authority of Section 729 of the Water Resources Development Act of 1986, to better define the water resources related problems and opportunities within the Scioto River Basin. The IWA serves to not only […]

  • 30 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Maine Department of Transportation is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with replacing or repairing bridges or culverts at 10 locations in the state of Maine. The Maine Department of Transportation proposes to place permanent and […]

  • 5 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    For (future) decision makers and their advisors in governments, port and harbour authorities, off-shore companies and other organisations that have to execute dredging projects, the International Association of Dredging Companies organises the International Seminar on Dredging and Reclamation. The IADC Seminar will be held from Monday 24 June through Friday 28 June 2013 at UNESCO-IHE, […]

  • 22 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) received confirmation that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has authorized $22 million for the next stage of Buffalo River Restoration. The federal funding will be matched dollar for dollar by a consortium of non-federal funding partners, through a partnership agreement between the Honeywell Corporation and Buffalo Niagara Riverkeeper, for a […]

  • 28 August 2012

    The New Bedford Harbor Development Commission is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with developing a new boating facility in New Bedford Harbor in New Bedford, Mass. The New Bedford Harbor Development Commission proposes to develop a […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Activists kicked an own goal today on their European vacation by lobbying a German bank that is not funding Queensland’s Abbot Point port expansion and claiming it as a victory for environmentalists, said Queensland Resources Council. After intense lobbying from anti-coal activists, Deutsche Bank, announced that until a consensus was reached between the Australian Government […]

  • 27 February 2014

    The Fight for the Reef campaign welcomed the start of people-power-fuelled legal action to stop three million cubic metres of Abbot Point dredge spoil being dumped in Reef waters. In Brisbane, the North Queensland Conservation Council lodged the action in the Administrative Appeals Tribunal challenging the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority’s decision to issue […]

  • 8 August 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District has reissued the statewide New Hampshire Programmatic General Permit (PGP) for minimal-impact activities in U.S. waters within the state of New Hampshire. The previous PGP expired on June 28, 2012. The New Hampshire PGP continues the expedited review process for activities in Corps jurisdiction under Section […]

  • 28 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Works to build a replacement seawall at Hill Head are set to begin in the next couple of days, reports the Fareham Borough Council. The Council approved plans for the new £500,000 seawall earlier in the year to secure the long term future of the sea defenses on the coastline. According to the Council, the replacement […]

  • 25 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Cowes Harbor Commission’s (CHC) public presentation and review of the Outer Harbor Project was held on 19th May 2016 at the Island Sailing Club in Cowes. Hydrodynamic consultants ABPmer and program managers Marina Projects were also present. The purpose of the meeting was to deliver an update on progress with the Outer Harbor Project (OHP), […]

  • 6 October 2011

    Dublin Port Company has today announced that, following a public tender process, the contract to operate Dundalk Port has been awarded to O’Hanlon & Sons Contractors Ltd. The tender follows the decision by the Minister for Transport, Mr. Leo Varadkar T.D., to transfer ownership of Dundalk Port to Dublin Port Company which became effective on […]

  • 24 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Today, Gov. Nathan Deal hailed Wednesday’s U.S. House passage of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act as a “breakthrough moment” in the effort to deepen the Savannah Harbor. “Even though the Water Resources Reform and Development Act still has to go to a conference committee, today’s action by the House is another step toward […]

  • 12 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Conservation groups say the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) must use its powers to protect the World Heritage-listed asset from a massive dredging project. The federal government this week approved a major dredging project to expand the Abbot Point coal terminal in north Queensland. The approval gives the go-ahead for three million cubic […]

  • 20 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Massachusetts Maritime Academy (MMA) is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with proposed dredging and construction of a pier in Buzzards Bay, Mass. The Massachusetts Maritime Academy is proposing the construction and maintenance of a 22-foot by […]

  • 18 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The historic Hamelin Bay jetty ruins will undergo structural repairs, with works planned to begin early next month. Environment Minister Albert Jacob said a decision to repair the deteriorating and unsound structure was made following community feedback and advice from a timber specialist. “There was strong support from the public through the consultation process for […]

  • 21 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Centerville Builders, Inc., is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with constructing a 6-slip boating facility in Warwick, Rhode Island. The proposed project includes the construction of a new 6-slip boating facility called Pawtuxet by the Sea. The […]

  • 18 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The World Heritage Committee has tonight given the Abbott and Newman Governments one more chance to stop destroying the Great Barrier Reef or it will be placed on the World Heritage ‘In Danger’ list next year. “This is the third and probably the final warning from the World Heritage Committee for the future of our […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A Cashmere developer and a contractor he hired have entered into a settlement agreement with the Washington Department of Ecology resolving their appeal of a restoration order and civil penalties associated with unpermitted excavation work in Mission Creek. In November 2013, developer George N. Valison of Quail Lane Development LLC and construction contractor David G. […]