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  • 18 September 2019
    Business & Finance

     Eddy Pump Corporation, a California based dredge equipment and pump manufacturer, has just released this very interesting video about a real-time mercury separation and environmental dredge cleanup in Sacramento, California.  According to Eddy Pump, this advanced dredge project used a live positioning system for super-accurate dredging. Kevin Tweed, Marine Bay Services, said that “the […]

  • 26 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Mercury Bay Community Board has just approved a plan to improve existing boat and wharf facilities around Whitianga over the next few years, as part of a new Boat Ramp Strategy for Whitianga. “Over the years there have been many investigations and proposals into possible sites for the development of a single “Destination Boat Ramp,” […]

  • 12 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Mercury Marine is partnering with the Fond du Lac City Parks Department and Fond du Lac Festivals to build a permanent fishing dock on the south side of Oven Island in Lakeside Park. The dock, scheduled to be completed by June, will provide a 130-foot by 10-foot fishing platform. It also will enable the Mercury National […]

  • 11 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work on the second coastal erosion project in Mercury Bay has begun with a geotextile sandbag wall being built at Brophy’s Beach.  The geotextile bags are currently being dropped off on-site with a total of 660 to be used. The wall is expected to be finished by mid-December. A plan for landscaping work to follow is […]

  • 17 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Work on the extension of a rock wall at Buffalo Beach and a geotextile seawall at Brophy’s Beach is planned for late April/May. “The consent to build a rock wall extension at Buffalo Beach has come through and we are now tendering for the work,” announced Thames Coromandel District Council. Meanwhile the consent for the geotextile […]

  • 29 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Two citizen-science investigations profiling heavy metal exposure in seabirds using their feathers have both indicated that the southern end of Cockburn Sound, and in particular Mangles Bay, may be providing the conditions for mercury bio-accumulation in the marine food-chain. According to Dr Nic Dunlop, Environmental Science & Policy Coordinator with the Conservation Council (WA), ‘both […]

  • 26 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Using some unique methods, crews are removing and treating high levels of mercury contamination found in a small area of the Georgia-Pacific West cleanup site on Bellingham’s waterfront. “You can actually see beads of liquid mercury in the dirt we’re digging up,” said Ecology Site Manager Brian Sato. “It’s nasty stuff and we’re getting rid […]

  • 17 October 2011

    A finding of high levels of mercury in the sediments of Wethersfield Cove is unlikely to affect plans to dredge the boat channel, a senior s… By ERIK HESSELBERG (courant) [mappress] Source: courant, October 17, 2011;

  • 26 January 2011

    Gold dredging that disturbs fine-grained, mercury-laden sediment in California’s South Yuba River can allow higher amounts of mercury to … (usgs) [mappress] Source: usgs, January 26, 2011;

  • 19 January 2010

    Toxic mercury could enter the food chain through proposed dredging to enlarge Albany’s port, the Environmental Protection Authority has warned. [mappress] Source: The West, January 19, 2010:

  • 13 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Department of Environment and Natural Resources-XI and the Provincial Government of Compostela Valley in the Philippines have signed a Joint Special Order creating a Technical Working Group (TWG) and Working Committees tasked to formulate the Naboc River Rehabilitation Master Plan. Signing parties of the Joint Special Order were Assistant Secretary for Field Operations-Eastern Mindanao and […]

  • 28 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Partrac GeoMarine Inc., the Houston based Marine Survey and Consultancy company, has won a 3-year contract to demonstrate a new tool for mapping the in situ distribution of Contaminants of Concern (COCs) in aquatic sediments. The award is part of the Environmental Security Technology Certification Program (ESTCP), the US Department of Defense’s (DoD) environmental technology […]

  • 3 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) yesterday announced the selected cleanup plan to remove mercury, PCBs, and chromium contamination from the Berry’s Creek Study Area, which is part of the Ventron/Velsicol Superfund site in Bergen County. Acting EPA Administrator, Andrew Wheeler, signed off on the cleanup plan on September 25. At yesterday’s event in Moonachie, New […]

  • 30 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) yesterday announced a $100 million agreement with National Grid for cleanup of the Gowanus Canal Superfund site in Brooklyn, New York. The milestone settlement will support cleanup work near the head of the Gowanus Canal, including the cleanup and restoration of Thomas Greene Park, as well as the Douglass […]

  • 1 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) took an important step towards addressing serious contamination in the Berry’s Creek Study Area, which is part of the Ventron/Velsicol Superfund site in Bergen County, N.J., by proposing a plan to take actions to address known sources of the contamination. “The proposed plan will address the worst contamination first […]

  • 6 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Hydraulic dredging of the 36-acre portion of the Pompton Lake, known as the Acid Brook Delta (ABD), has been completed, according to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP). The work was performed by the Chemours Company FC, LLC., through its contractor, Sevenson Environmental Services with EPA/NJDEP oversight. The first phase of this cleanup work started […]

  • 25 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Departments of Justice and the Interior recently joined the New York State Office of the Attorney General (NYSOAG) and Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) to announce a proposed settlement with Honeywell International Inc. and Onondaga County related to contamination of Onondaga Lake, portions of its tributaries, and surrounding wetlands and uplands. The proposal would […]

  • 11 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded about $5.2 million for water protection and restoration projects in the San Francisco Bay Area. San Francisco Bay is a designated “estuary of national significance” under the Clean Water Act. The bay and its tributary streams, situated in an urban area with more than seven million people, provide […]

  • 28 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With the second phase of Pompton Lake cleanup underway, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has just released “Questions & Answers” document regarding the dredging/soil removal project. Lake bottom sediment was contaminated with mercury and lead from the DuPont (now Chemours) Pompton Lakes Works Site in Pompton Lakes, New Jersey. What work will be completed […]

  • 27 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Beginning Tuesday, May 2 through Thursday, May 4, the boat ramp at Huntington Park will be closed to the public due to the emergency dredging operations inside of the ramp area, the City of Newport, Virginia, just announced.  “Sediment build up on the ramps has made it difficult for boaters to use,” the city said […]

  • 29 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The second phase of Pompton Lake cleanup will begin this spring and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is holding a public session to discuss that work. During the 2017 season, the EPA will oversee dredging and removal of an approximate 128,000 cubic yards of sediment contaminated with mercury and lead from a 36-acre area […]

  • 19 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    All is ready for the next phase of the Whitianga’s Boat Ramp Project, reported today the Thames Coromandel District Council. Earlier this year the Mercury Bay Community Board supported this project which sets out the plan to improve existing boat and wharf facilities around the town. According to the District, the plan looks at ways to […]

  • 6 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced a legal agreement with Occidental Chemical Corporation to perform engineering and design work needed to begin the cleanup of the lower 8.3 miles of the lower Passaic River. This work, which includes sampling, evaluating technologies, and doing the engineering work necessary before physical cleanup work can begin, will be […]

  • 1 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced on Friday that Honeywell International Inc and Georgia Power Company have agreed to clean up the 760-acre saltwater marsh at the LCP Chemicals Superfund Site in Brunswick, Georgia. The settlement requires the companies to spend an estimated $28.6 million to remove and isolate contaminated […]

  • 15 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    In 2003, Gruber’s Grove Bay on Lake Wisconsin was placed on the federal list of Impaired Waters pursuant to the Clean Water Act. Despite two previous dredging actions, the bay remains one of the most highly contaminated sediment sites in the State of Wisconsin. This winter, the Army at Badger Army Ammunition Plant completed a […]

  • 7 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Off the west coast of Norway, Van Oord has successfully stabilized the wreck of a World War II submarine. The Norwegian Coastal Administration awarded the contract to Van Oord at the end of 2015. The wreck, containing toxic mercury, was located at the top of a steep slope in the seabed. This slope was stabilized […]

  • 27 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Construction of a new seawall at Judbooley Reserve, Windang, is due to begin at the end of this month, according to the Wollongong City Council. Work will be completed in sections to minimize the impact on the wharf and the beach area and is anticipated to be completed by the end of the year, subject to […]

  • 17 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Local environmental advocacy group Hands Across the River Coalition, Inc. meets monthly on the last Wednesday of each month and the next meeting will take place on Wednesday, June 29, 2016 in Fairhaven, MA. Hands Across the River Coalition, Inc. advocates for the safe cleanup of New Bedford Harbor and other contaminated sites in the […]

  • 7 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Burke Mountain Naturalists (BMN) are calling on Pacific Coast Terminals (PCT) to reconsider its plans to dump dredged materials into the Burrard Inlet, the Tri City News reports. Elaine Golds, a spokesperson for BMN, said in a letter to the city of Port Moody and the company that the few samples that were taken for […]