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  • 27 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio) joined twelve of his colleagues from Great Lakes states in sending a letter to leaders of a House-Senate conference committee considering major water resources legislation, asking them to include funding for vital Great Lakes navigation projects as they resolve differences between House and Senate bills. In the letter, Portman and […]

  • 23 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Surrey County Council’s cabinet is set to agree £270 million of funding for long term flood risk management work across Surrey to protect homes and roads. That includes a contribution to the River Thames Scheme, which will reduce flood risk to 15,000 properties and tens of thousands of people living and working near the Thames. […]

  • 19 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced that the Port Monmouth flood control project will be funded by Army Corps of Engineers with federal dollars from the Sandy relief package passed by Congress in January. On a “telephone town hall” call to Port Monmouth residents late last week, Pallone announced that the Army Corps of Engineers […]

  • 28 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The USACE is preparing a Draft Dredged Material Management Plan (DMMP) and Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) for Long Island Sound and will hold public hearings August 24 – 27 in Connecticut and New York to provide an overview of the reports and receive public comments. The DMMP was requested by the Governors of […]

  • 16 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA) will invest more than $35 million in their waterways city over the next four years. The main goal of this investment is to upgrade facilities for boaties, maintain navigation and improve access through dredging navigation channels. The centrepiece of their Waterways Management Program 2020-2024 is a $5.5 million investment […]

  • 15 October 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The Department of Transport, Western Australia, recently awarded a major long-term contract to improve the efficiency and reduce the frequency of dredging required at different coastal locations each year. Under the $13.35 million contract, BMT Commercial Australia Pty Ltd will provide their professional consultancy services. The aim of this contract is to support DoT’s annual […]

  • 20 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has released a draft version of the agency’s annual spending plan for Fiscal Year 2021, which runs from July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. The Integrated Ecosystem Restoration & Hurricane Protection in Coastal Louisiana: Fiscal Year 2021 Annual Plan anticipates investing $958 million in Louisiana’s coast. This is the largest […]

  • 4 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, will begin operations and maintenance dredging of the Kings Bay Entrance Channel and sections of the inner channel this month. USACE awarded a $15.5 million contract in September to the Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC, to execute the project. According to the Corps, Great Lakes […]

  • 1 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    A Damen cutter suction dredger (CSD) 350 has been delivered from Damen Dredging Equipment in Nijkerk, the Netherlands, to start work on a canal dredging assignment in the province of Groningen, in the north of the country. In order to execute the project, which involves the extraction of approximately 220,000m³ of sediment from the Winschoterdiep […]

  • 10 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Julia Brownley has announced $11.6 million for the Ventura Harbor dredging project. The FY2016 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers work plan includes $7.33 million for the current project, which is already underway. The President’s FY2017 budget request includes $4.3 million for dredging Ventura Harbor next year. “Since coming to Congress, I have been working […]

  • 18 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Central Dredging Association (CEDA) has just released its 2015 Annual Report which details their work over the previous year and highlights work related to the new initiatives. “2015 has been another remarkable year. One in which we hosted a number of key events including Dredging Days, in Ahoy Rotterdam, and a WODA workshop on underwater sound, in […]

  • 29 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand yesterday announced that the beach renourishment project at Smith Point County Park is complete. The project is part of the larger New York Fire Island to Montauk Point Reformulation Study known as FIMP. “After more than 50 years of planning and praying, beach renourishment at Smith Point […]

  • 19 March 2012

    The Vermont Department of Fish and Wildlife 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 improvements to a state fishing access area in Addison, Vermont. The applicant proposes to place fill material and perform dredging in Lake […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In a Change of Command ceremony yesterday at Faneuil Hall in Boston, Mass., District Commander Col. Charles P. Samaris passed the command flag, signifying change of command authority of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in New England, to new District Commander Col. Christopher J. Barron. Presiding over the ceremony was Brig. Gen. Kent D. […]

  • 5 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Wyoming Game and Fish Department and the University of Wyoming have each received $112,500 in grant funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to develop protect, manage and restore wetlands in the state of Wyoming. The EPA Wetland Program Development Grants are awarded through a competitive process and are intended to support state and local […]

  • 17 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The public is invited to the final meeting to discuss the Master Plan for Ala Moana Regional Park, scheduled for Monday, January 29, 2018, 6 p.m., at the McCoy Pavilion Auditorium, the City and County of Honolulu said in its latest release.  This meeting includes a presentation of the Master Plan that was drafted following […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District has announced additions to its fiscal year 2015 program based on the recently approved Work Plan. This additional $12 million will be used in 2015 to repair breakwaters, dredge harbors and complete various projects throughout the Great Lakes. “We recognize that we are responsible for spending our […]

  • 17 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    An ancient flood channel in Srinagar has become dysfunctional despite the state government sanctioning the release of funds for its restoration and other water bodies of the valley. The channel is a virtual desert in the wake of the dredging process being discontinued. It is a home for animals due to government apathy. Qazi Niyaz, […]

  • 22 March 2011
    Equipment, Technology

      In Nanjing, China, Wagenborg Barge 8 was launched on March 13th. This barge, equipped with a pump-system, has a loading capacity of 13.000 ton and she measures 100 x 33 x 7,60 metre. Wagenborg Barge 8, the fourth barge Veka Shipyards B.V., Werkendam has delivered to Wagenborg Sleepdienst, will be put into service end […]

  • 8 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Compass Diversified Holdings, an owner of leading middle market businesses, announced that on August 7, 2014, it entered into an agreement to acquire Clean Earth Holdings Inc. The acquisition is expected to close by the end of August, subject to customary closing conditions. Headquartered in Hatboro, Pennsylvania, Clean Earth provides environmental services for a variety […]

  • 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. […]

  • 12 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, has introduced a plan for the Wilmington Harbor dredging program. The project will include maintenance dredging of the Wilmington Harbor federal navigation channel, including the Anchorage Basin, Between Channel and the North Carolina State Ports Authority berth areas. The dredging work will consist of removal and disposal […]

  • 27 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies’ (IADC) latest edition of their Terra et Aqua magazine featured a very interesting article named ‘Former Zephyr Refinery: Fire suppression ditch area project’. Situated in Muskegon, Michigan, the project provided numerous environmental benefits related to the remediation of legacy sediment contamination as well as restoration of the habitat into […]

  • 4 May 2010

    The Environmental Protection Agency on Monday used surprisingly harsh words — including superficial, one-sided, artificial, oversimplified… [mappress] Source: timesunion, May 4, 2010;

  • 17 September 2013

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announces it has awarded a $1.3 million grant under its Performance Partnership Grant Program to the Yurok Tribe in Klamath, Calif. to support the tribe’s efforts to control water pollution, enhance the tribe’s wetlands preservation and restoration program, and provide community outreach and staff environmental training. The grant will support […]

  • 30 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    An amended cleanup plan for the 10.6-acre Green I Landfill site near Logan on Hunters Woods Rd. in Green Township (Hocking County) will be the focus of a Feb. 12, 2014, Ohio EPA information session and public hearing. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. at Ohio EPA’s Southeast District Office, Room 100, 2195 E. […]