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  • 4 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Settlement Shores canal dredging gets underway today, beginning cleanup operations at Regatta Cove, informs the Port Macquarie-Hastings Council. The dredging will address areas where the canal depth has been impacted by sedimentation, tidal movements, and boat wash, making it safer and more accessible for the boating public. According to the officials, the sand will […]

  • 16 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    To lessen the flood problems in Metro Manila, the Manila Development Authority (MMDA) is now targeting the cleaning of drainage system particularly manholes. According to Emma Quiambao, MMDA Flood Control and Sewerage Management Office director, the agency is cleaning up creeks and “esteros” as part of the “Estero Blitz” campaign, involving declogging and dredging of […]

  • 11 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Northern States Power Co., also known as Xcel Energy, has agreed to fund the final phase of cleaning up contaminates at the Ashland Lakeshore Superfund Site. Under the agreement filed earlier this week with the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin in Madison, NSP, a subsidiary of Minneapolis-based Xcel Energy, will design, […]

  • 7 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will be completing navigation maintenance dredging in Bogue Inlet in early April in an effort to promote a safe navigation channel for the spring and summer boating season, Town of Emerald Isle, North Carolina, said in its latest release. The dredging area includes the connector channel and across the ocean […]

  • 2 August 2012

    After ten years of investigations, designs and construction, the Onondaga Lake dredging has finally started. This dredging project is part of a more than $400 million project to restore Onondaga Lake to its original state. John McAuliffe, the Honeywell Syracuse Program Director, said: “The sediment is pumped from the dredge shed which breaks up the […]

  • 30 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Eyemouth Harbor dredging operations are set to begin on Monday, April 3, according to the Eyemouth Harbor Trust’s latest announcement. This cleanup scheme, conducted by Shearwater Dredging Ltd., will involve dredging works in the harbor entrance and an area called ‘the canyon’, the trust said. Mariners are advised that temporary restriction to vessel movements may […]

  • 17 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    On December 27, 2012, the EPA announced a proposed cleanup plan for the Gowanus Canal, which includes removing some of the contaminated sediment and capping dredged areas. The proposed plan also includes controls to prevent raw sewage overflows and other land-based sources of contamination from compromising the cleanup. The cost of the cleanup plan is […]

  • 2 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Kingston’s dredging project looks like it has the final green light. Port Manager Kori Henry said soil samples came back clean — meaning no bacterial contamination — which is “very exciting.” The port is in discussions with Olympic Property Group to use the port’s soil from the dredge to cap the area […]

  • 12 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, has introduced the details about the Depoe Bay and Garibaldi Boat Basins dredging scheme. During the Depoe Bay Boat Basin dredging about 15,000 cubic yards of material will be removed and placed in intertidal surf zone placement site. The boat basin is 750 feet long, 390 feet […]

  • 10 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The crews are dredging the Kaplan City’s Sledge Canal, with the main goal to remove build-up debris which caused floods in some parts of the city last year. The City of Kaplan is partnering with the Coule Dejean Drainage Board in an effort to get the water flowing again in the canal, according to KATC […]

  • 10 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A great deal of work has been underway on the implementation of the Federal Government’s $3 million Tamar River Recovery Plan for cleaning up the River and improving the local environment and economy in Tasmania. Minister for the Environment Greg Hunt and Federal Member for Bass Andrew Nikolic today visited the Tamar River to inspect […]

  • 5 July 2011
    Project & Tenders

      A particularly awkward clean-up of 22,300m3 of contaminated sediments in Falmouth Marina has begun…   (edie) [mappress] Source: edie, July 5, 2011;

  • 29 November 2011

    A community forum on the Onondaga Lake watershed is scheduled for today at the Rosamond Gifford Zoo in Syracuse…   By Catie O’Toole (syracuse) [mappress] Source: syracuse, November 29, 2011;

  • 2 March 2011

    The state government will hire dredgers to clean creeks along the Konkan coast, deputy chief minister Ajit Pawar said.   (indiatimes) [mappress] Source: indiatimes, March 2, 2011  

  • 11 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    After researching and evaluating available options for the removal of the floating leaf vegetation from Quarton Lake, the recommended treatment options include using approved aquatic herbicides, announced bhamgov.org. The matter will be discussed at today’s Birmingham City Commission meeting on the 2nd floor of City Hall. Members of the community are encouraged to attend the meeting […]

  • 19 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Bangladesh government is working on a plan to dredge the river Dhaleswari from Hazrapur point to Zabra point in Manikganj district. The Bangladesh Inland Water Transport Authority (BIWTA) will supervise the project for dredging a 62-km-long stretch of the river. “The river has dried up during the dry season and water vessels cannot move. This river […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, and its partners recently celebrated the completion of two Great Lakes Restoration Initiative projects in Wisconsin. The Menomonee River Ecosystem Restoration Project and the Pike River Ecosystem Restoration Project have been completed through the continued partnership and environmental commitment of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. […]

  • 14 August 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District began the first phase of its annual river maintenance operations in the Carrolton Bend area this week in preparation for placing sloping structures, called revetments, on the outside banks where the water’s attack is most destructive. The first phase calls for clearing and snagging trees and […]

  • 31 January 2011

    Deepening the Columbia River’s shipping channel to 43 feet already has boosted exports of farm crops and other goods from Oregon. But the… By DEAN BRICKEY (eastoregonian) [mappress] Source: eastoregonian, January 31, 2011;

  • 20 December 2011

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved loans of 800 million U.S. dollars to east Anhui province to improve the water and surrounding environment of a major lake. The loans will be used to intercept sewage flowing into the Chaohu Lake, dredge the tributaries, renovate dikes, build lake bank roads as well as reinforce environmental […]

  • 15 March 2011

    The Town of Ladysmith has received a financial boost in its efforts to study and clean up Ladysmith Harbour. (bclocalnews) [mappress] Source: bclocalnews, March 15, 2011  

  • 4 July 2014
    Vessels

      Dredging works in Queensland’s Burnett River involved deepening the navigational channel and placement of the material behind “Kirby’s Wall”. Neumann Contractors performed the work using their 450mm Cutter Suction Dredge Nu Endeavour coupled to a spreader barge for placement. The Burnett river was severely impacted by flooding in January 2013. Dredging was required to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Jan De Nul Group announced today that their project team in Uruguay has completed the first round of dredging works on the Río Uruguay, starting the three year maintenance period. During this capital cleanup scheme, 3.3 million m³ was dredged, said Jan De Nul. Trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Amerigo Vespucci started the opening dredging […]

  • 15 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    SRS – Sediment Removal Services, Inc., an Indiana based dredging contractor, has just announced that they are setting up their equipment at Lake Manitou to begin a channel dredging scheme. The main goal of this cleanup project is to gain navigable water depths for the residence who live back in the area, SRS said. The dredging of […]

  • 7 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    A significant amount of dredging works will be undertaken in the Raby Bay areas during the next six months, according to the Department of Transport and Main Roads – Maritime Safety Queensland. These dredging operations, set to last from March 6 until September 30, will be conducted in the approaches to Ross Canal and the channel […]