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  • 25 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently announced that four Illinois communities will be the recipient of a very competitive USACE pilot program for the beneficial use of dredged materials. The coastal communities of Evanston, Glencoe, Lake Bluff and North Chicago, together, will be one of 10 recipients, USACE said in its latest release. The […]

  • 12 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) has called on the European Commission to give greater recognition to the key role of Europe’s regions in tackling the challenges of climate change. At its General Assembly in Helsinki in October, CPMR and its member regions presented a series of bold proposals to make the EU’s Adaptation Strategy and Clean Energy […]

  • 13 November 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dragflow recently delivered for an industrial plant in Parma (Italy) one product from its new line of remote controlled dredges. The innovative system has been completely designed, manufactured and tested by Dragflow’s technicians and engineers in the Italian manufacturing plant in Verona in order to assure the reliability and functionality of the product. Cleaning ponds […]

  • 12 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Dredging the Texas coast is not just an operations and maintenance function for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District. USACE plays a key role in America’s well-being by providing a safe, reliable, efficient and environmentally sustainable waterborne transportation systems. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, March 12, 2013

  • 31 January 2013

    Short video of the Truxor machine using a clamshell attachment to place dredged sediment behind created margins. New banks have been created using a geo-textile and will be backfilled and dried ready for planting with native vegetation. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, January 31, 2013

  • 30 June 2010

    The maintenace dredging work consists of furnishing one hydraulic pipeline dredge and attendant plant necessary for the removal and satisfactory disposal of shoal material from the lower Mississippi River and Southwest Pass within the limits of work. The estimated time of completion is 135 calendar days. Estimated price range is between $5 million and $10 […]

  • 20 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The International Association of Dredging Companies’ (IADC) latest edition of their Terra et Aqua magazine featured a very interesting article named ‘Can nature-based solutions be mainstream solutions?’ The concept of nature-based solutions (NBS) is relatively recent. It has emerged during discussions at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in 2009. This concept […]

  • 15 November 2010

    State engineers and members of the water commission panned a proposed $750,000 study for a dam on the Upper Green River, saying the proposed… By Cory Hatch (deseretnews) [mappress] Source: deseretnews, November 16, 2010;

  • 28 May 2020

    The Senate Natural Resources and Water Committee yesterday heard Senate Bill 1090 by California Senator Patricia Bates that would help prevent further tragedies on public beaches such as the Encinitas bluff collapse that killed three people in August 2019. The committee did not vote on the bill. Instead, the committee’s chair, Senator Henry Stern (D-Calabasas), […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Idreco has recently delivered a state-of-the-art ISD350-M dredger for the Cemex-plant in Lüttow, North Germany. The new dredger is equipped with an IDP350 Idreco dredge pump, which is one of the most efficient and modern dredge pumps currently available in the market. The choice for a bigger pump was made in order to reach the […]

  • 6 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    A free virtual presentation – part of the Making Waves Initiative event – named Past and Present Effects of Dredging the Grand River is set to take place on Thursday, April 9, Grand Valley State University informs. The presenters will be Dr. Dan O’Keefe and Dr. Peter Wampler. Last year, a proposal to dredge the […]

  • 18 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    Emission reduction is one of the biggest innovation challenges for the maritime industry. In recent years, this was mainly driven by the implementation of strict emission regulations, such as the IMO global sulphur limit. As a result of the Paris Agreement, the focus is shifting towards the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. This has started […]

  • 2 December 2011

    The Port of London Authority in the UK has completed the latest development project at its hub Denton Wharf taking total investment there…   (portstrategy) [mappress] Source: portstrategy, December 2, 2011; Image: pla.co.uk

  • 27 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In order to complete dredging operations on the Parrett and Tone rivers on time, the Environment Agency is using all equipment available for the job. The floating plant on the picture has been used to excavate the remaining areas of the River Tone at Creeds Farm that otherwise couldn’t be reached with a traditional excavator. […]

  • 18 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Honda Marine Science Foundation (HMSF) has awarded grants to fund four research projects that address the impact of climate change on the ocean and intertidal areas. Honda Marine Science Foundation supports “living shoreline” projects that implement natural approaches to protecting coastal habitats and communities while promoting harmonious interaction between humans and the ocean. According to […]

  • 7 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Working on behalf of the Environment Agency, Team Van Oord (TVO) is pioneering an alternative method of repairing damaged riverbanks which is new to the UK, but has been used in Japan for many years. The Kyowa Filter Unit is designed to give protection from scour damage to riverbanks, shorelines, bridges and other structures, while […]

  • 18 March 2014

    The Lake Improvement Association announced it is seeking nominations from its members and the public to name the new dredge currently being built for Grand Lake St. Marys. Grand Lake St. Marys State Park Manager Brian Miller has honored the LIA by allowing the non-profit organization to suggest a name for the dredge, which will […]

  • 21 December 2011

    Kenmare Resources has placed a multi-million rand order with Weir Minerals Africa for 32 pumps for the expansion of its Moma Titanium Minerals Mine in northern Mozambique. This is Weir Minerals Africa’s largest ever pump order since it merged with the CH Warman pump group in 2008. The original processing plant, which was fitted with […]

  • 4 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    A bank stabilization project Black River in La Crosse County may result in the “incidental taking” of a rare mayfly, massasagua rattlesnake, and butterfly mussel under an authorization the Department of Natural Resources proposes to issue for the project. Incidental take refers to the unintentional loss of individual endangered or threatened animals or plants that […]

  • 29 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Balfour Beatty recently started works to create an ecology park on the landward side of its Rossall sea defense scheme in Lancashire. The transformation of the 1.5km strip of land, already classed as a Biological Heritage site, was awarded to Balfour Beatty following the company’s successful partnership with Wyre Council to construct Rossall’s sea defense. […]

  • 17 January 2013

    Congresswoman Kaptur has secured the ranking member position on the Energy and Water Subcommittee of House Appropriations. Congresswoman Kaptur called the subcommittee position “a good fit” for Ohio’s Ninth Congressional District, which stretches along the Lake Erie coast from Cleveland to Toledo. Among other areas, the subcommittee has jurisdiction over: -Renewable energy initiatives nationally; -Dredging […]

  • 18 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, and partners restarted oyster restoration in Harris Creek in January 2015. This photo shows how rock is being placed to build 1-foot oyster reefs in Harris Creek as oyster restoration efforts continue despite the surrounding icy conditions on March 12, 2015. Through the interagency partnership, the U.S. Army […]

  • 4 April 2013

    Commune de La Plaine-sur-Mer has invited bidders to submit their offers for the Port of Gravette dredging program. This development project includes dredging of approximately 160,000 m3 (maximum value) of materials in the harbour basin of the Port of Gravette, with disposal of the dredged sediments in an authorised area, located approximately 600m north of […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CCCC Tianjin Dredging Co. Ltd. has recently won the bid for Lot 2 of the Jinghe River dredging and bank protection project in Wuhan, Dongxihu District. As another major environmental project undertaken by the company after the sludge removal of the Waisha Lake in Wuhan, the project demonstrates CCCC’s strength in environmental renovation. The project […]

  • 19 August 2010
    Project & Tenders

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announces tender for Buffalo River dredging works. Work will consist of, but not limited to, furnishing all plant, labor, material and equipment necessary to remove and dispose of approximately 650,000 cubic yards of dredged material. Estimated magnitude in terms of physical characteristics and estimated price range is between $5,000,000 and […]

  • 10 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The State of North Carolina and FEMA are announcing more than $54.9 million to reimburse expenses to restore hurricane- and tropical storm-related beach damage. The funds include reimbursing the replacement of sand and plants on public beaches in the towns of Emerald Isle and Holden Beach. Emerald Isle will replenish with more than 2 million […]