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  • 20 July 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District has released the final Chicago Area Waterway System (CAWS) Dredged Material Management Plan (DMMP) and integrated Environmental Impact Statement for a 30-day public review prior to issuing a Record of Decision. The public review period will last through August 17, 2020. The purpose of the study is […]

  • 21 July 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    Louisiana Congressman Clay Higgins’ amendment expediting access to viable dredge fill sites for the Calcasieu River & Pass project was added to the 2020 Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) during a House Transportation & Infrastructure Committee markup last week. The House of Representatives is expected to vote on the full bill later this month. Due […]

  • 12 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The maintenance dredging operations are scheduled to begin on or about 15 January 2016 for all major berths and swing basins within port of Melbourne waters, according to the Victorian Regional Channels Authority (VRCA). Short Road Wharf has been established as the base for all plant and all dredged material will be transferred to the northern Dredged Material Ground located […]

  • 18 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Ohio Lake Erie Commission (OLEC) will hold its next quarterly meeting today, at 10 a.m. at Camp Perry in Port Clinton, OH. During the meeting, the commission will discuss and vote on dredge material grant proposals provided by OLEC’s Dredge Research and Innovation in Farming Team (DRIFT). At the event, there will also be updates […]

  • 18 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Queen’s Harbor Master Portsmouth has just announced that a routine maintenance dredging scheme within the Heritage Area of HMNB Portsmouth, to the north of HMS Warrior, is currently underway. The vessel conducting this task is the 26.7m multi-cat dredger Stour, displaying the appropriate signals when conducting her operations. The spoil will be loaded into […]

  • 18 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Hosted and co-organized by the Faculty of Geology, Geophysics and Environmental Protection, AGH University of Science and Technology, the 9th International SedNet conference will be held on 23-26 September 2015, in Kraków, Poland. At the core of this SedNet conference will be the link between sediment and society, and the exchange of knowledge and respective experiences […]

  • 6 June 2018
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, hosted a project celebration event earlier this week for the Continuing Authorities Program Section 204 beneficial use of dredged material project at the Unity Island north pond in Buffalo, NY. Speakers for the event included Congressman Brian Higgins, City of Buffalo Deputy Commissioner for Parks and […]

  • 28 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of San Diego has just released the latest details about their plans for the Mission Bay Navigational Safety Dredging Project. In order to maintain navigational safety for boats in the bay, the project will dredge the bottom of the bay to restore it to its original survey elevation and then utilize the dredged […]

  • 10 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is seeking public comments through June 2 on a proposed project for the Piping Plover habitat restoration. According to DNR’s release, this restoration program is set to improve habitat along about 1,700 feet of St. Louis River shoreline near Superior, Wisconsin, in an area owned by the Wisconsin […]

  • 24 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) has been awarded nearly $1 million in funding from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) for salt marsh restoration and enhancement at Quonochontaug Pond in Charlestown and Westerly. The $982,103 the CRMC received comes from NOAA’s Coastal Resilience Grant program, which supports projects designed to help coastal […]

  • 19 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, and Plaquemines Port Harbor & Terminal District officials have signed the design agreement for the Louisiana Coastal Area (LCA) Beneficial Use of Dredged Material Program project. According to the Army Corps, the $1.6 million project will create about 150 acres of new wetlands. Dredged material for […]

  • 15 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) has announced 10 new and supplemental restoration projects that will add approximately $37.8 million to the total being spent on restoration projects in the wake of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. This brings the total to approximately $508 million of restoration projects that have been announced. The announcement […]

  • 14 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Boskalis has reached an important milestone in Canada with the first volume of dredge material being disposed into the Rio Tinto Dredged Disposal Site (DDS). It was a multidisciplinary team effort that required local and international expertise, LNG Canada reported yesterday. According to LNG Canada, this 4-month construction journey carried out in compliance with the environmental permits […]

  • 16 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Fiscal Year 2018 Operating and Capital Budget was approved earlier this week, during a special meeting of the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority (PHA). The 2018 capital improvement program includes strategic project investments supporting new growth opportunities, recapitalization projects to help sustain high service and enhance productivity levels, and channel development […]

  • 23 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Battelle Memorial Institute, an applied science and technology development company headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, has won an $8 million contract for sampling and testing of dredged material, according to the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) latest announcement. The contract will be undertaken in accordance with the procedures described in the 2016 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York […]

  • 20 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alaska District, has invited the public to attend an information session about its regulatory program on June 27 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Council Room at City Hall Assembly Chambers in Skagway, Alaska. During the open house, Corps representatives will give a presentation about the Corps’ […]

  • 22 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Teledyne RESON has just released a very interesting paper named ‘Innovative spill measurement for wirecrane and excavator dredging‘. “Monitoring of what happens underwater always has been a challenge. Dredge guidance and monitoring software have the advantage that they show the position of the bucket or grab in three dimensions but the seafloor is always a […]

  • 14 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract to Sol Engineering LLC, an 8(a) small business, in the amount of $49,220.82 for environmental services to include chemical and grain size analyses of water and sediment samples from the federally-maintained Houston Ship Channel. Routine testing allows staff to analyze and evaluate shoal material […]

  • 10 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    EPA has released a Notice of Intent to prepare a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement to evaluate the potential designation of one or more dredged material disposal sites in Eastern Long Island Sound, and hosted a public meeting in Riverhead, N.Y. on Wednesday, Jan. 9. The Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) is being developed with the input […]

  • 28 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The construction and subsequent use of the Pearce Creek Dredge Material Containment Area – combined with pre-existing natural conditions – has degraded the quality of groundwater close to the facility, according to a recent U.S. Geological Survey study. USGS scientists collected field data at the site in Cecil County, Maryland over a two-year period during […]

  • 6 April 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract to Sol Engineering LLC, an 8(a) small business, in the amount of $42,155.24 for environmental services to include a study comprised of collection and chemical analyses of water and sediment samples from the federally-maintained Texas City Navigation Channel. Routine testing allows staff to analyze […]

  • 8 December 2011

    The issue of whether dredged sediment from a Middletown lake will be transported to the former National Lead site still remains. At a Nov. 14 public hearing in Middletown, a new official with the Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) said that Sayreville officials accepted the Shadow Lake material. Suzanne Dietrick, chief of the Office […]

  • 1 December 2011

    A program on results of research showing how Cayuga Inlet wetlands might be restored was presented yesterday by the Tompkins County Environmental Management Council. “Cayuga Inlet Dredge Material: Opportunities for Restoring Ecosystem Functions and Services” took place at 7 to 9 p.m. yesterday in the Borg Warner Room of the Tompkins County Public Library, 101 […]

  • 18 July 2011

    One county’s disposal facility is another county’s preservation project. Or sometimes the same county…   (chicagotribune) [mappress] Source: chicagotribune, July 18, 2011;

  • 28 March 2011

    Baltimore’s harbor is a major port for the United States east coast. As such, it is essential to keep the shipping channels dredged to the appropriate depths to allow the ships easy access to places like the Seagirt Marine Terminal. The Port of Baltimore is a major economic hub for the State – providing jobs […]

  • 4 March 2011

      The Dredging Operations Technical Support (DOTS) and the Dredging Operations and Environmental Research (DOER) Programs would like to announce their intention of hosting a Dredged Material Assessment and Management Seminar in Jacksonville, FL on 24-26 May, 2011. Like previous seminars, this three day meeting will offer presentations and demonstrations from the field’s leading experts. […]