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  • 15 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Cedric Richmond (LA-02) reintroduced the DREDGE Act – Dredging for Restoration and Economic Development for Global Exports Act. The bill would give the Army Corps of Engineers the authorization to dredge the Mississippi River to 50 feet so that larger vessels transiting the expanded Panama Canal can access the River. In addition, the bill […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Founded in 1980, The Antioch Dunes Project is designed to restore and protect the habitat of 3 endangered species: The Contra Costa Wallflower, The Antioch Dunes Evening Primrose, and Lange’s Metalmark Butterfly. The Port of Stockton takes leftover sediment from their annual dredging maintenance and uses it to help restore the dunes. This is one […]

  • 9 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Port of Ilwaco is seeking Statements of Qualifications from professionals with experience in commercial dredging operations, sediment management and maintenance. Submittals should include resumes of key personnel and client references. Interested firms should submit copies of their qualification packages to the Port of Ilwaco, P.O. Box 307 Ilwaco, WA 98624 by 4:00 pm, January […]

  • 3 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Brisbane has now completed maintenance dredging works in existing navigational areas at Hay Point. According to the North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP), this initial maintenance dredging program lasted for approximately four weeks. The project included dredging/relocating sediment which traveled along the coast accumulating over the years in the shipping […]

  • 28 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    J.E. McAmis, Inc. of Chico, California, recently won a rock removal and dredging project at Bonneville Dam, Skamania County, WA. According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, the Bonneville Spillway Rock Removal and Forebay Dredging contract was awarded in the amount of $747,920.00. The project includes the spillway rock removal, followed by the powerhouse forebay dredging. […]

  • 4 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The US Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, plans to invite bidders for the final closure of the Renard Island Confined Disposal Facility (CDF), located in Green Bay, WI. This development program includes excavation, hauling, and placement of approximately 260,000 cubic yards of sediment. Dredged material will be hauled from Cell 7 of the Bayport […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new report has revealed that the impact of dredging and dumping in the Great Barrier Reef is much worse than the mining industry or state-owned ports have indicated, raising concerns over plans to dredge and dump more than 100 million tonnes in the Reef’s waters. The report’s key findings include: – The World Heritage […]

  • 25 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Los Penasquitos Lagoon Foundation is proposing to excavate cobble and sand from the Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve’s lagoon mouth and inlet channels, to restore tidal flow and prevent the lagoon from becoming anoxic and a public health hazard. “The Corps had previously permitted this work under a Standard Permit Nos. 2007-01134-RRS which expired […]

  • 20 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Navigational dredging operations are currently underway in the Diversion Canal between channel markers 30 and 32, where the Diversion Canal enters Lake Moultrie. In keeping with the terms of the federal license, Santee Cooper has contracted with a dredging company to remove approximately 100,000 yards of sediment in the Diversion Canal. Dredge work will be […]

  • 12 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, began hydraulic dredging of approximately 45,000 cubic yards at Michigan City Harbor in Michigan City, Ind., Sept. 6, 2013. Hydraulic dredging of approximately 25,000 cubic yards will be dredged at Burns Small Boat Harbor in Portage, Ind., beginning in a few weeks. The district awarded a contract […]

  • 11 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources is hosting a public meeting to present project details and receive public input on a restoration project proposed for Kingsbury Bay and Grassy Point in the St. Louis River. The meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 24, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at City Center West/Evergreen Center […]

  • 21 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Louise Slaughter will tomorrow help mark the completion of the Rochester Harbor navigational dredging for this year. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, began dredging at Rochester Harbor on May 17. As part of the $1,722,500 contract, awarded to Luedtke Engineering Company of Frankfort, MI, a total of 210,000 cubic yards of […]

  • 23 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Soldiers Point Marina operator will pay $220.000 in fines and cleanup costs after the NSW Environment Protection Authority took action for illegal dredging which disturbed toxic sediment, EPA said in its latest release. EPA Regional Director North, Adam Gilligan, said that the timeliness of a tip off to the EPA’s Environment Line by a […]

  • 18 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A Damen submersible dredge pump, type DOP350, was recently delivered to the Finnish contractor Vesirakennus Ojanen Oy for a work in the Port of Klaipeda, Lithuania. “The DOP pump has been fitted out with a reinforced heavy duty leveler head making it the perfect tool for unloading barges. The head is fitted out with high […]

  • 7 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Westport-based grab hopper dredger Kawatiri has arrived in Eastland Port and is ready to undertake some cleanup work in the area. “It’s here for a routine three week dredging operation to remove the sediment that builds up in the harbor navigation channel and turning basin,” Eastland Group said in its latest announcement. According to the […]

  • 25 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Belgian members of Young CEDA recently organised a one day program exclusively for students. During the day students got on board Cutter Suction Dredger d’Artagnan which was dredging the access to the new lock at the end of Deurganckdock. They also visited the dredging simulator at the DEME headquarters. The day was made complete with a number […]

  • 2 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Dredging of the East Twin River began earlier this month, about a week sooner than originally planned. Project contractor, Roen Salvage of Sturgeon Bay, mobilized their barges and cranes to the harbor at Two Rivers, and the first truckload of harbor sediments left the downtown harbor dock, bound for the disposal site. Dredging and hauling […]

  • 4 July 2012

    The cleanup of a historic oil spill in Whitefish Lake has been completed, the Whitefish Pilot Online reports. “The dredging removed more than 97 percent of the petroleum contamination from Mackinaw Bay, eliminating the potential for sheen during summer recreational activity, and restored aquatic habitat for an important part of the Whitefish Lake ecosystem,” Steve […]

  • 22 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Brownsville Public Utilities Board’s Resaca Restoration Project is currently underway. 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. This week’s BPUB Update looks at new […]

  • 27 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Central Dredging Association (CEDA), together with the Portuguese Engineers Association (OE), today opened the Iberian Dredging Conference in Lisbon. The conference was opened by Stefan Aarninkhof, Professor of Coastal Engineering at Delft University of Technology. The central theme of the CEDA Iberian Conference will be ‘Dredging for sustainable port development’. With high-profile speakers from nine different […]

  • 24 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has awarded a $1.13 million Sandusky Harbor Dredging project to Luedtke Engineering Company of Frankfort, Michigan. According to the Corps, the dredging works will take place within the Bay Channel, Turning Basin, and upper portion of the Straight Channel of the Sandusky Harbor in Ohio. USACE also added that the main aim […]

  • 4 October 2012

    A further dredging of the Dublin inner city section of the Grand Canal will start in October 2012. The news was confirmed today by the Waterways Ireland, one of the six North/South Implementation Bodies established under the British Irish Agreement in 1999. Waterways Ireland has responsibility for the management, maintenance, development and restoration of inland […]

  • 19 September 2013

    The Port of San Diego announced today it has reached a tentative agreement with General Dynamics NASSCO that moves the largest-ever cleanup of San Diego Bay one step closer to reality. “The Port of San Diego takes its stewardship of San Diego Bay very seriously,” said Port Chair Ann Moore. “The bay is not only […]

  • 20 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    ABPmer, a numerical modelling and dredge specialist, has been commissioned by the Port of Waterford to develop hydrodynamic and sediment models of the Waterford Estuary, as part of its Master Plan process. By replicating present conditions, the model will be used to optimize the port’s current dredge commitment along with informing feasibility studies, environmental assessments, […]

  • 13 December 2010
    Vessels

    Last week DSC Dredge LLC welcomed two guests from Colombia, Nestor Fabio Osorio of Buceo Industrail y Dragados de Urabá, S.A.S and Julian Lopez Palacio of CHEC. Both visited the company to inspect CHEC’s newly purchased 10” Wolverine class dredge, which will be used in an upcoming environmental dredging project. As a subsidiary of EPM, […]

  • 19 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Tisbury Harbormaster is seeking a permit from USACE’s New England District to dredge in Vineyard Sound and Lake Tashmoo Inlet Channel and use the sand for beach nourishment. The town is proposing maintenance dredging of approximately 25,000 cubic yards of mostly sandy material over 10 years from approximately 5.1 acres (221,156 square […]