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  • 6 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The CHC Commissioners met on Friday, July 3rd, for an Extraordinary Board Meeting to consider the formal Cowes Breakwater Project review that addressed the issues of changes in tidal flows and potential changes to the sedimentation regime as a result of the 2014 breakwater construction. The Commissioners received a presentation from their consultant hydrodynamic engineers, […]

  • 17 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton announced earlier this week that she was able to include in the House’s Water Resources Development Act of 2020 (WRDA), the major water infrastructure bill, a provision that would help accelerate the cleanup of harmful sediments in and around the federal navigation channel in the Anacostia River. The provision changes the […]

  • 4 May 2012

    Extensive testing of sediment in Port Curtis has confirmed that dredging is not contributing to poor health of fish in Gladstone Harbour. The Director-General of the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection Andrew Chesterman released the results of sediment sampling from 31 sites in Port Curtis during February and March 2012. “These results show that […]

  • 17 August 2012

    The public is invited to review and comment on draft rule changes to the state’s Sediment Management Standards (SMS) for cleaning up contaminated in-water sediments. In 1991, the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) adopted the SMS rule to guide management of sediments. The SMS rule is used to conduct environmental cleanup work, manage the dredging […]

  • 7 November 2013

    Officials from NSP-Wisconsin, an Xcel Energy company, have submitted a proposed wet dredging pilot study work plan to the Environmental Protection Agency and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. The work plan outlines industry-leading environmental dredging practices to remove impacted nearshore sediments at the Ashland Lakefront Site. The sediments at the Ashland Lakefront Site show signs […]

  • 24 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    J.F. Brennan Company, Inc. has just announced that their newest dredge, the shiny ‘Kevin Zenke’ is currently operating on its first job site. The dredge is working on the highly-anticipated Lake Zumbro dredging project in southern Minnesota. The Lake Zumbro scheme includes dredging at nine specified locations to remove accumulated sediments and transport these sediments […]

  • 10 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    After the 1953 and 1976 North Sea floods a flood defence plan was conceived to protect the Flemish part of the Scheldt estuary against future storm surges, called the Sigma Plan. It is governed by Waterwegen en Zeekanaal NV (W&Z), a Flemish government agency, and since aims 2005 to combine flood defence with strengthening the […]

  • 2 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    A delegation from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, toured the Port of Cleveland yesterday, to learn about the confined disposal facility for sediment dredged from the Cuyahoga River. The Port Cleveland is leading efforts to beneficially use sediment dredged from the river to maintain the ship channel. Traditionally, sediment was treated as waste […]

  • 9 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Richard DeWan has joined Geosyntec Consultants as a senior consultant and environmental scientist based in New Jersey. He has more than 30 years of experience specializing in sediment and dredged material management, sediment remediation, site investigation and remediation, and large-scale brownfields redevelopment initiatives. Mr. DeWan’s practice focuses on the development of innovative solutions to the […]

  • 6 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Long Beach (POLB) said in their latest release that the third and final phase of the Middle Harbor Terminal Redevelopment Project is underway and on track to be completed on time and on budget. When finished, the facility operated by Long Beach Container Terminal (LBCT) will be a 311-acre modern marvel equipped […]

  • 30 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredge Yard has recently delivered a sediment dredging machine, also known as Auger Dredger, which will be used for a desalination plant in the Gulf region. The sediment dredger has been designed for 9m dredging depth, with high production underwater dredge pump, 2 floating pontoons stiffened from inside, a ladder made of thick pipe and also […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The CT Department of Energy and Environmental Protection together with TRC, the firm conducting the cleanup work for Exide, has just released the June update on the Mill River cleanup project in Fairfield, Connecticut. The contractor is currently in the process of dredging, dewatering the sediment, treating the filtrate water from the dewatering process, and discharging treated water back […]

  • 21 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Greenway Services, Inc. is about to begin Echo Lake maintenance dredging which will take place from October 1-31, 2015. The project includes dredging and disposing of 1,500 cubic yards of accumulated sediment material from the forebay near the far end of Echo Lake and the walking trail footbridge. The sediment forebay was added near the inlet […]

  • 13 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Coral fertilization is most sensitive to sticky inshore sediments, according to researchers working to define the effects of dredging-related pressures and natural high turbidity events, the Western Australian Marine Science Institution (WAMSI) reports.  The WAMSI Dredging Science Node study involved a team of scientists from the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS), The University of Western […]

  • 3 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Dredging of Pukekura Park’s Main Lake has been stopped following poor results. The dredging was intended to pump sediment to a dewatering station behind the Bowl stage and return the clean water to the lake system above the Serpentine, with the dewatered sediment taken away by trucks. However a significant portion of the sediment was […]

  • 4 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District has announced the award of a Sediment Morphodynamic Assessment Project (SMAP) contract that will examine sediment transport in southeast Florida over the next two years. The project monitoring and modeling will support the Corps’ navigation and coastal flood risk management missions from Palm Beach to Miami-Dade County. […]

  • 16 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Preparation is underway for the execution of the circular sediment management plan for a reservoir dredging work in India, Royal IHC said in their latest project update.  The HDPE pipelines, geotextile tubes and non-woven material have arrived on site. The pontoon and workboat that will be used for operating the TT-pump were hired locally and […]

  • 6 December 2011

    The Indiana Harbor and Ship Canal dredging is finally planned to commence next summer. Approximately 4.6 million cubic yards of sediment are intended to be removed from the harbor by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says that 362 toxic and cancer-causing substances are present in the waterway. Researchers keep […]

  • 14 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    In the US alone, the Environmental Protection Agency has estimated that there is approximately 1.2 billion cubic yards of contaminated sediment under the country’s waterways. How is remediating contaminated sediments creating new markets for dredging contractors, vessel operators, and environmental professionals? To address this topic, WorkBoat.com has scheduled a March 27 webinar, “Contaminated River and […]

  • 19 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Public areas along Lake Washington’s northern tip are safe for swimming and other in-water recreation, according to assessments of lake sediments and water quality. Findings will be presented at a public meeting set for July 11 at Kenmore City Hall, 18120 68th Ave. N. E., beginning at 5:30 p.m. with an informal open house. A […]

  • 5 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Progroupe equipped with new „Dredge King“ from Senwatec and Dredgepack® continue to complete dredging phase III on Gabčíkovo Water Dam – water reservoir Hrušov in Slovakia. Prolake s.r.o. Banská Bystrica, member of the Progroupe sediment removal, was awarded the contract for dredging and processing of riverbed sediments from Gabčíkovo Water Dam – water reservoir Hrušov, […]

  • 3 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Exide Group has returned and resumed sediment dredging activities in the Mill River in Fairfield, following the winter shutdown.   The winter shut‐down occurred from mid‐December to early‐March. Exide returned to the site on March 3rd 2015, and completed remobilization activities, including restarting the water treatment plant, and positioning the turbidity curtains and sediment conveyance pipeline in […]

  • 31 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a new plan to remove mercury contamination from areas of Pompton Lake in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey, including the areas where the Acid Brook flows into the lake, called the Acid Brook Delta. Areas of the sediment on the bottom of the lake have become contaminated with mercury […]

  • 16 November 2012

    Mr Babarinde Mukaila, the environment expert, stated that the dredging of River Niger alone would not address the problem of flooding in Nigeria, reports leadership.ng. Nigeria required a holistic approach if it was to prevent persistent flooding and added that the dredging of the major rivers in the country would only help reduce the impact […]

  • 18 March 2013

    The Small Boat Harbor in Bethel began a month long dredging process to remove built up sediment. The Brown’s Slough entrance to the Kuskokwim River is closed. The Army Corp of Engineers has contracted with Denali Drilling out of Anchorage to dredge the harbor. “Dredging is essentially digging in water. So overtime sediment in the […]

  • 9 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Indiana Harbor Canal (IHC) 2019 dredge season has been underway since the summer and will continue through the fall, reports the Army Corps’ Chicago District. Indiana Harbor, located on the southwest extent of Lake Michigan, is being performed by Kokosing Construction Company. Under the deal, the contractor will mechanically dredge the sediment within the […]