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  • 26 March 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a $637,000 contract to an Upper Peninsula company to dredge harbors in Grand Haven and Holland to make way for commercial traffic,The Republic reports. As the Holland Sentinel and the Grand Haven Tribune report Friday, MCM Marine Inc. of Sault Ste. Marie landed the contract. Dredging at Grand […]

  • 21 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Beach maintenance works and a change in the weather and ocean swell are having a positive impact on the city’s beaches. Mayor Tom Tate said the hard work by Council maintenance crews had resulted in some obvious changes to Surfers Paradise beaches. “It’s a week to go before Easter holiday crowds arrive on the Gold […]

  • 16 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Canadian firm EnGlobe has won the international tender to dredge and clean up the riverbed of the Kishon River. Environmental Protection Minister Gilad Erdan made the announcement at an event on Tuesday, attended by Canadian Ambassador Paul Hunt and Barry Ellis, EnGlobe’s International Business Development director. EnGlobe, an environmental services company with rich experience in […]

  • 25 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Greens congratulate the bravery of Greenpeace activists, who boarded a loaded coal ship in the Great Barrier Reef to raise awareness of the damage coal exports are doing to the Reef through climate change and shipping. “The Great Barrier Reef is too precious to be treated as a coal and gas highway for […]

  • 29 December 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently announced that MCM Marine, Inc. from Sault Ste. Marie was awarded a contract for dredging project on St. Joseph Harbor in Michigan. Dredging will begin as soon as possible at St. Joseph Harbor which ships or receives roughly half a million tons annually. Dredging at the harbor, located […]

  • 1 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work to restore the marshes at Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge is making progress. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, is dredging more than one million cubic yards of sand from the Delaware Bay and using it to build a dune and berm in the area. The dune and restored beach area will […]

  • 14 September 2010

    The Superfund cleanup of the Sheboygan River between Eighth and 14th streets will be delayed until next spring, Mayor Bob Ryan said Monday night. The delay is because the Environmental Protection Agency and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources have yet to sign off on an agreement on the final design of the cleanup, expected […]

  • 18 December 2013

    Congressman Tom Reed welcomed United States Army Corps of Engineers Brigadier General Margaret Burcham to the 23rd Congressional District Tuesday for site visits to water projects in Chautauqua County. Congressman Reed and Brigadier General Burcham were joined by representatives from the Buffalo and Pittsburgh District Army Corps of Engineers, state and local officials, and community […]

  • 28 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Sunset Beach Town Council will host a community meeting to discuss shoreline management on Saturday, October 8 at 10 a.m. The meeting will take place at the Sea Trail Plantation’s Jones/Byrd Clubhouse at 75 Clubhouse Road, Sunset Beach, NC. Moffatt & Nichol, an engineering company hired by the Sunset Beach Town, will make a […]

  • 11 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The State Interagency Missouri River Authority (SIMRA) will meet in Des Moines Oct. 16. Presentations will include current and projected precipitation, river and stream flows, and shallow groundwater conditions in Iowa; an update of the conditional permit for the Shallow Water Habitat Project located at Little Sioux Bend in Harrison County; and how congressional changes […]

  • 1 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, along with members of the bipartisan Senate Great Lakes Task Force, yesterday urged USACE to include the Great Lakes Coastal Resiliency Study in the president’s FY2019 budget request. Following the damaging flood waters that impacted New York’s Lake Ontario shoreline communities last year, causing millions […]

  • 17 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of Hagerstown has just released a video update on their City Park Lower Lake dredging project, undertaken by Edwin A. and John O. Crandell Inc. In this video, the city engineer, Rodney Tissue, explains the dredging process, why it’s being done and difference it will make. Through this dredging scheme, about 18,000 cubic yards of […]

  • 23 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) took a significant step toward improving navigability and water quality at Buckeye Lake. ODNR is about to purchase 68 acres of property in Thorn Township in Perry County for the creation of a long-term storage and disposal area for pumped dredge sediment. According to the release, the purchase […]

  • 6 January 2012

    Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) has welcomed the release of the report from the Independent Scientific Panel, chaired by Dr Ian Poiner. GPC notes the comments by the chair of the scientific panel Dr Ian Poiner that the independent panel could not find fault with the water quality monitoring programmes undertaken by GPC, DERM and PCIMP, […]

  • 15 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The newly built Easydredge 2700, competitively priced standard trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD), has passed its sea trials with flying colors. Developed by Royal IHC (IHC) and built by MTG Dolphin yard in Varna, Bulgaria, this state-of-the-art dredger that was launched in December 2014 is now ready to be delivered this summer. The Easydredge 2700 will be supplied with a “world-dredging package”, which […]

  • 2 January 2012

    The multi-million dollar project that will repair two area storm-beaten beaches is underway. The E.W. Ellefsen, a massive dredger, was in place Friday near Corson’s Inlet as part of the beach replenishment project for Strathmere and Sea Isle’s beaches. Officials say bad weather prevented the dredge from making its way to New Jersey, delaying the […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Brownsville Public Utilities Board’s Resaca Restoration Project is making progress. 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. At Gladys Porter Zoo, the Brownsville Public […]

  • 4 June 2013

    A NEW law regulating the dredging of sand from the seabed stalled yesterday over fears that low-paid labourers could be made scapegoats. Shura Council members refused to approve the draft bill due to concerns that wealthy businessmen behind the illegal practice could escape punishment. It has now been referred to the council’s public utilities and […]

  • 24 February 2012

    The Liberal Opposition is calling on the Weatherill Labor Government to immediately start dredging the narrows between Lake Alexandrina and Lake Albert to ensure the work is completed before the high flows coming down the Darling System reach the Lower Lakes. The Liberal Opposition has been told by the NSW Department for Water that it […]

  • 6 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Dredging along the Cromford canal has already begun, according to derbyshiretimes.co.uk. Work to clear a 1.3 mile section of the canal from Cromford Wharf to Leawood Pumphouse began yesterday. Material such as decomposing plants and soil particles which get washed into the canal will be removed to make the water deeper, allowing a boat to […]

  • 1 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Bobby Jindal announced that BP has agreed to fund approximately $340 million in restoration projects for Louisiana. This investment is part of the $1 billion that BP agreed to invest for early restoration of damaged natural resources resulting from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. BP has agreed to fund approximately $340 million for the […]

  • 21 December 2011

    The opening ceremony of Colombo Port Southern Container Terminal Project undertaken by CHEC was held on December 16,2011. The ceremony was attended by Mahinda Rajapaksa as the President of Sri Lanka, Yang Xiuping as Chinese Ambassador to Sri Lanka, Chen Yusheng as Vice President of CCCC, Sun Ziyu as Chief Engineer of CCCC and President […]

  • 23 July 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are scheduled to begin dredging of the Indiana Harbour and Ship Canal on September 4, i.e., in six week time, East Chicago Community news site informs. The dredging project, which encompasses removal of 400,000 cubic yards of polluted sediment from the waterways on annual basis, comes after 40 years […]

  • 5 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The first Easydredge® 2700, built for Royal IHC, was successfully launched at MTG Dolphin Shipyard on 16th December 2014. The new vessel will be supplied with a “world-dredging package”, which includes bottom doors, a bow coupling and a dredging depth of 25m. This makes her suitable for a wide range of tasks, from the maintenance […]

  • 9 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A three-month ‘Building with Nature’ study has been launched by Ecoshape, Deltares and Witteveen en Bos in the channel to the south of the Ridderkerkse Griend nature reserve in the Netherlands. The study will look at two types of willow woods – pollard willows and an osiery – to see whether it is possible to […]

  • 20 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, opened the stone dike wall between the Niagara River and Unity Island’s North Pond this week, which will allow fresh water from the Niagara River to enter the pond, providing better connectivity for aquatic species. The opening is approximately 50 feet wide, at the water line, and […]