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  • 14 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Environment Agency has completed repairs to a 40 meter slip on a flood defense embankment in Doncaster. The embankment suffered from damage before and during last winter’s flood conditions. This area lies between the River Don and the South Yorkshire Navigation canal in the Wheatley Park area of Doncaster. The bank slip could have […]

  • 12 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    BESIX and Jan De Nul Group are assisting with the expansion of the port of Fujairah in Dibba, along the Gulf of Oman, UAE. In fact, the works for the Dibba Bulk Handling Terminal Project were awarded to the consortium of Six Construct (BESIX’s entity in the Middle East) and Jan De Nul Group by […]

  • 12 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin maintenance dredging in the Federal navigation channel at Keystone Harbor in Seattle this week. The contractor, American Construction, is set to start dredging works today and continue for approximately nine weeks.   The project’s goal is to dredge roughly 50,000 cubic yards and place the material along […]

  • 9 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Representatives of federal, state and local government agencies gathered yesterday to sign a project partnership agreement along the Ashtabula River. The main goal of the project is to restore wetlands habitat and provide cost-effective disposal of approximately 336,000 cubic yards of dredged material in the Ashtabula Harbor. “Ashtabula Harbor is an important part of Northeast […]

  • 9 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Navigating the Channel Islands Harbor will continue to be safe, thanks to a dredging project that will soon be underway. USACE is on schedule to start dredging the Channel Islands Harbor in mid-October 2020. Under the official plan, the hydraulic dredge “H.R. Morris” will be staging and conducting maintenance dredging of the Channel Islands Harbor […]

  • 9 October 2020
    Innovation

    Western Dredging Association is about to hold a webinar on the topic of Restoring Coastal Marsh Habitat in West Bay, Louisiana with Beneficial use of Riverine Dredged Sediment. The webinar will take place on Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 2 PM EST. According to WEDA, this webinar will provide an overview of the restoration efforts […]

  • 8 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, yesterday released this very interesting video about the Buffalo Harbor dredging project. In the video, Andrew Kist, student engineer and quality assurance representative, introduces his view of the dredging works. In fact, USACE Buffalo District began operations and maintenance (O&M) dredging on September 8. The work, being […]

  • 8 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Ellis Construction is currently working on the Missouri River at Tadpole Chute near Columbia, Mo. The work is being conducted under a contract with the USACE Kansas City District to repair the river structures that define the chute. “We’re committed to getting these structures repaired,” the District said in their latest announcement. Also, USACE is […]

  • 7 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Kansas City District is currently performing multiple tasks to address priority areas of concern and damages on the Lower Missouri River. These obstacles in the waterway have accumulated during the last few years of high water. “The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, assets and crew, are en route to help […]

  • 6 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Kinder Morgan has applied to the USACE San Francisco District for a 10-year Department of the Army Permit to conduct maintenance dredging at the Kinder Morgan (KM) Richmond Terminal berth. The purpose of the proposed dredging is to return the berth to its originally permitted depth. The Terminal, located in an industrial area along the […]

  • 6 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Indiana Harbor dredging is underway and will continue through the fall of 2020, the USACE Chicago District reports. Equally important, this work is a continuation of the dredging that stopped in 2019 for the winter season. According to USACE, Kokosing Construction Company and O’Brien and Gere will dredge approximately 200,000 CY in 2020. The project […]

  • 6 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, has just released this beautiful photo from the Buffalo Harbor dredging program. The work, being completed by Ryba Marine Construction from Cheboygan, Michigan, includes standard operation and maintenance dredging operations. In fact, around 114,000 cubic yards, as well as 120,000 cubic yards of strategic navigation dredging will […]

  • 5 October 2020
    Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics

    The Port of Vancouver, BC, Canada, has presented the latest update on the ongoing Centerm Expansion Project. According to the port officials, infilling of the lagoon in the eastern expansion area, as well as the placement of preload materials is now complete. Infilling of the northeast perimeter dyke is ongoing. Officials added that the infilling […]

  • 5 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    A Port of Blyth maintenance dredging scheme is set to begin this week, the port said in their latest release.  This dredging campaign will be undertaken at the port approaches, main navigational channel and operational commercial berths. The Port of Blyth dredging program, scheduled to last for a period of approximately ten days, will include […]

  • 29 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Buffalo District conducted sediment sampling in the Erie Basin Marina and Black Rock Channel last week for chemical and biological testing. The main goal of this work is to evaluate how legacy sediment deposits may be contributing to beneficial use impairments within the Niagara River Area of Concern. The Black Rock Channel extends […]

  • 29 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District recently began operations and maintenance (O&M) dredging of the Buffalo Harbor. The work includes standard O&M dredging of 114,000 cubic yards, as well as 120,000 CY of strategic navigation dredging funded by the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. It will take approximately 1.5 months for the contractor, Ryba […]

  • 29 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Luedtke Engineering Company has returned to Green Bay Harbor for the fourth time in the last five years to complete maintenance dredging of the federal navigational channel, informs the Wisconsin Domestic Maritime Coalition. Each year clean dredge material is beneficially reused and pumped into island cells of the Cat Island Chain restoration project. Environmental windows […]

  • 28 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. EPA has finalized the designation of a disposal site for dredged material off the coast of southern Maine and New Hampshire. This designation, published in the Federal Register on September 25, 2020, will provide a new, long-term disposal site for federal, state and commercial marine dredging projects in this region, said EPA The […]

  • 28 September 2020
    Equipment

    Shipbuilding, Ship Repair Corporation PJSC from Gorodets held the keel laying ceremony for two non-self-propelled suction hopper dredgers last week. According to the Federal Marine and River Transport Agency Rosmorrechflot, the vessels will be built under the federal project “Inland Waterways”. The dredgers will be delivered for Volga-Don Basin Administration and Northern Dvina Basin Administration […]

  • 25 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Kansas Jerry Moran has joined his colleagues in calling on USACE to provide additional funding for projects that will improve navigation on the Lower Missouri River. “Currently, there is a critically dire situation related to navigation challenges in several areas along the Missouri River where serious barge traffic accidents have occurred and commercial activity has […]

  • 25 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    New York Governor Andrew Cuomo last week announced the start of dredging at North Sandy Pond. The project, located in the Oswego County town of Sandy Creek, is part of the State’s $15 million REDI Regional Dredging Project. The initiative is addressing a backlog of projects at harbor navigation channels along the southern shore of […]

  • 24 September 2020
    Business development

    USACE’s Alaska District has just released this beautiful photo of their cutterhead pipeline dredge during her work at Homer Harbor, Alaska. The main goal of the project is to collect sand and gravel and to keep the entrance channel open. In April, dredging operations cleared the U.S. Coast Guard berth by removing 8,012 cubic yards […]

  • 23 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District is currently performing multiple tasks to address priority areas of concern and the damages to river structures that have accumulated during the nearly three years of high water. The district is using all available resources to include a combination of contractors, including one for emergency dredging. […]

  • 18 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Canal & River Trust will carry out a £45.1 million program of repairs on waterways across England & Wales this winter. These works include replacing lock gates, dredging to ensure the water is deep enough for boats, and carrying out a host of tasks to keep the 200-year old network open and help ensure […]

  • 17 September 2020
    Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will remove more than 130,000 cubic yards of material, including contaminated sediment and debris, from Howards Bay in Superior, Wisconsin beginning this fall. The removal is part of the maintenance dredging contract awarded to La Crosse, Wisconsin-based, J.F. Brennan Company, Inc. “Cleanup of sediment at Howards Bay is a […]

  • 17 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District has released the Final Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Lower Newport Bay Maintenance Dredging Project. The final EA addresses the need to remove shoals from the Lower Newport Bay federal navigation channels. The removal of shoals will provide continued safe and reliable commercial and recreational navigation […]