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  • 10 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers solicited and received 95 proposals from across the country for beneficial use of dredged material pilot projects pursuant to Section 1122 of the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016. A team of subject matter experts evaluated the proposals and selected 10 projects for the program, including a proposal […]

  • 24 June 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On 7th March 2011, specialist marine and civils contractor Land and Water Services Ltd (LAWS) mobilised a bespoke dredging team to Premier’s Falmouth Marina in Cornwall to undertake a particularly awkward improvement project that involved the installation of tubular mooring piles, new pontoons and the removal of 22,300m3 of contaminated sediments. Following difficulties experienced with […]

  • 19 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Partrac Ltd, a Glasgow based marine, coastal survey and consultancy company, has reported a strong 2016. “Following a review of our 2016 performance, we have taken time to reflect on what was an exciting year for the Partrac team. We delivered monitoring, survey and consultancy projects for offshore wind, dredging, tidal energy and major water […]

  • 19 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Canaveral Harbor maintenance dredging project wrapped up at the end of July, three months ahead of schedule, reports the Army Corps’ Jacksonville District. During the project, Norfolk Dredging Company deployed two clamshell dredges to remove the sediment from the outer federal channel and the Trident Turning Basin. According to USACE, over the course of […]

  • 18 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Justice’s Environment and Natural Resources Division and the U.S. EPA have announced a major settlement that requires NCR Corporation to complete the cleanup projects at Wisconsin’s Lower Fox River and Green Bay Site. An enormous amount of cleanup and natural resource restoration work has already been done in the area under a […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    N.C. Dept. of Environment and Natural Resources Secretary John Skvarla yesterday authorized the issuance of an emergency Coastal Area Management Act Major Permit to conduct agitation dredging at the Port of Morehead City. Although the Port is authorized to maintain a water depth of 38 feet through the use of hydraulic dredging, a docking facility at […]

  • 22 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Port of Oakland is nearly a third of the way through its annual maintenance dredging program for 2015. By November, the port plans to scoop 185,000 cubic yards of sediment from 17 deep-water shipping berths. The goal of the $3.7 million project: maintain 50-foot depths so container ships aren’t stuck in the mud. “This […]

  • 10 September 2020
    Project & Tenders

    DCN Diving of Bergen op Zoom, the Netherlands, has successfully completed first phase of the mobilisation for the Enguri Dam Dredging Project in Georgia. According to the company, DCN team has developed a purpose-built dredger for this project. The comapany, contracted by Engurhesi Ltd, will use this dredger to remove planned 300,000 cubic meters of […]

  • 19 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Brownsville Public Utilities Board’s Resaca Restoration Project is moving ahead. This project is necessary because sediment, trash and other debris has built up over the years, impeding water flow in these waterways. The only way to return the resacas to their original depth is to dredge them. With dredging complete at the Cemetery Resaca, […]

  • 10 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has just released a report authored by 100 scientists and 21 management agencies which recommends mitigating the effects of sea level rise in the San Francisco Bay Area by using wetlands. The report “The Baylands and Climate Change: What We Can Do”  focuses on the steps necessary to maintain […]

  • 6 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the completion of all cleanup work required to remove Waukegan Harbor from the binational list of Great Lakes Areas of Concern. EPA Regional Administrator Susan Hedman was joined for the announcement at Waukegan Harbor by Illinois Governor Pat Quinn, U.S. Senators Dick Durbin and Mark Kirk, U.S. Representative Brad […]

  • 5 November 2012

    The lakefront at the Milwaukee Yacht Club is in desperate need of dredging, according to Milwaukee County. County officials have requested government approval for the removal of 2,990 cubic yards of sediment from the mentioned area, reports bizjournals.com. As soon as the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources approves the plans, this very important dredging project […]

  • 20 August 2012

    The Surfbreak Protection Society (SPS) said that the dredging project inside Whangamata Harbour is threatening the renowned Whangamata bar. According to the Waikati Times, SPS also called on the regional council to increase the monitoring of this dredging work. Paul Shanks, SPS president, said:“Our concern is the maintenance dredging of the marina access channel has […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Restore the Mississippi River Delta organization said in their latest announcement that 2017 has been a busy year for coastal restoration in Louisiana. Louisiana’s 2017 Coastal Master Plan passed unanimously and progress was made on several large-scale restoration projects. In their latest post, The Restore the Mississippi River Delta presented a few of the […]

  • 25 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Superior agreed last week to work with federal, state and private partners on a roughly $18.5 million project to clean up contamination in Howards Bay, Wisconsin Public Radio announced. The remediation project is part of the St. Louis River Area of Concern and the river is one of 43 sites that were designated as the most […]

  • 3 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of South Padre Island and PARTRAC, a UK based marine and coastal survey consultancy group, have formalized a working partnership. Through successful grant awards they will combine their knowledge, resources and technical capabilities to improve understanding of coastal zone processes affecting beach morphology and sediment transport at South Padre Island, reported PARTRAC. South Padre […]

  • 19 August 2011

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that work has begun on removing 200,000 cubic yards of contaminated sediment from an area of the Passaic River near the Diamond Alkali Superfund site located at 80 Lister Avenue in Newark, NJ. EPA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are overseeing the work, which is funded […]

  • 6 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    One of the potential environmental issues associated with dredging in the marine environment is the increase of suspended sediment concentrations (SSC) by generation and dispersion of sediment plumes. This can be mitigated by source control or by the installation of containment barriers like silt screens. This article focusses on hanging silt screens and describes: 1. […]

  • 9 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    In just a few months, the first ever Dredging School in Africa will be launched at the Maritime School of Excellence, Durban. The announcement was made by Nonkululeko Sishi, Chief Human Resources Officer at Transnet, during the recent launch of the IHC Dredging Simulator in Durban. Ms Nonkululeko Sishi said: “In January 2017, we will be launching the first ever Dredging […]

  • 7 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    WEDA, a non-profit technical association devoted to the exchange of knowledge in fields related to dredging, navigation, marine engineering and construction, recently held the 2018 Conference in Norfolk, Virginia. For over five years, DSC Dredge LLC has sponsored the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) Best Paper Award at its annual Dredging Summit & Expo. Always with […]

  • 7 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The conference named “Contaminated Sediments: Environmental Chemistry, Ecotoxicology and Engineering” will be held from 8-13 March, 2015, at the Conference Centre Monte Verità, Ascona, Switzerland. Each topic will be introduced by one or more invited keynote speakers and completed with presentations selected from the submitted abstracts:   – Persistent organic pollutants (POPs) (Christian Bogdal); – […]

  • 5 February 2010

    Work will soon begin to install the equipment necessary to begin the placement of material from dredging of the channel on South Padre Island beaches. [mappress] Source: Spislandbreeze, February 4, 2010

  • 8 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Senior U.S. District Judge, Donald Nugent, ruled in favor of the state of Ohio on Friday, ordering the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to pay the costs of dumping sediment from its 2015 dredging into lake contaminant dikes. In his 52-page opinion, Judge Donald Nugent said that USACE “unreasonably delayed” the dredging of the Cuyahoga […]

  • 17 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    According to DNREC’s Division of Fish and Wildlife, the Augustine Beach Boat Ramp is now open for public use after being closed for six weeks. Maintenance dredging of the boat ramp access channel near Port Penn that began August 4 is now complete. The ramp access channel must be dredged periodically due to the high […]

  • 4 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    A draft Masterplan to revitalize Port Hedland through construction of the McGowan Government’s $94 million Spoilbank Marina and waterfront redevelopment has been released for public comment, the Government of Western Australia reports.  The Spoilbank Marina project represents an important step toward the activation of the Port Hedland waterfront for the local community and those from […]

  • 17 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    For more than 30 years the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) has been leading research and technology development to minimize the risk of entrainment of sea turtles (and other protected species) during dredging projects. “Entrainment of sea turtles (direct uptake by the suction field generated at the draghead) during hopper dredging has […]