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  • 18 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Maputo Port Development Company (MPDC) is in the process of selecting the company that will perform dredging of the Maputo Port access channel. The dredging of the channel, that will increase its current 11 meter draft to 14.2 meters, is expected to begin in the third quarter of 2015 after a contractor has been selected. The dredging project […]

  • 13 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Coast Guard Sector Upper Mississippi River coordinated last Friday with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis and Omaha Districts to provide for the safe transit of the vessel Tate Oglesby and its tow through St. Louis Harbor’s high water closure zone and the previously-closed Locks 27. The vessel Tate Oglesby is towing the […]

  • 15 February 2012

    U.S. Senator Mary L. Landrieu, D-La., announced that the Army Corps of Engineers will provide $3.6 million in additional federal funding for dredging on the Red River Waterway. The decision comes after Sen. Landrieu and the Louisiana congressional delegation urged the Corps to provide the necessary investments in the waterway. Sen. Landrieu secured $7.56 million […]

  • 27 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) Office of the Great Lakes yesterday announced two major advances in the recovery of the Lower Menominee River Area of Concern (AOC). Restrictions on dredging and impairments to aquatic life in the riverbed are no longer considered problems due to successful restoration activities, MDEQ said. The AOC program […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    A reminder from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, came up yesterday that the Mississippi River’s Crater Island will be closed during the Memorial Day weekend due to ongoing dredging activities. The Corps is currently in the process of removing 150,000 cubic yards of dredged material at the temporary dredge placement site near Brownsville, […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Bob Brady (D., PA) announced that President Obama has included $20 million in his FY2014 budget. “This funding keeps this critical project on pace to completion,” Brady said. “This effort started before I was first elected and I’ve fought for it every year since. I’m proud to say that President Obama and Vice President […]

  • 18 April 2012

    The Asian clam (Corbicula fluminea) is a most unwelcome addition to the fauna of the lower River Barrow. This bivalve mollusc is regarded as one of the most notorious aquatic invasive species in the world. The Asian clam was first recorded in the river downstream of St Mullin’s in April 2010 and subsequent studies conducted […]

  • 28 May 2020
  • 3 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    After 18 months, the ¡VAMOS! Consortium has reached the ‘design freeze’ stage of the prototypes to be built. ¡VAMOS!, the Viable Alternative Mining Operating System, is a 42-month research and development project launched to enable the opening and rehabilitation of underexploited European mineral deposits, using a safe, clean and low visibility method. The project is […]

  • 16 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Phase Two of an important flood protection project at the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site is now officially underway, Parks Canada Agency said in their latest announcement.  This federal infrastructure investment project was highlighted yesterday by Rodger Cuzner, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour and Member of Parliament for […]

  • 19 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The preparation activities for the Surfside Beach renourishment project are well underway.  The contractor, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), has been staging more and more equipment and pipes at the Garden City laydown area over the last couple of days, the Town of Surfside Beach, SC, said in its latest release. GLDD expects […]

  • 26 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Lisa F. Glahn, a Member in the Litigation Section of Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. and a leader in its Construction Law Practice Group, is presenting at the 33rd annual Western Dredging Association (WEDA) Technical Conference. The conference is being held August 25-28 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Ms. Glahn’s presentation is entitled, “Practical […]

  • 9 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    A draft environmental assessment for levee repairs along the right descending bank of Big Goose Creek in Sheridan, Wyoming, is currently available for public review, reports the US Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District. The draft EA evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing damage to the levee caused by high flows in June 2017. The proposed […]

  • 18 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has concluded that no significant impacts to the environment will result from a proposal for additional embankment repairs on Herbert Hoover Dike (HHD) surrounding Lake Okeechobee. The finding is contained in an environmental assessment report prepared by the Corps this spring. It focused on a proposal to […]

  • 28 September 2012

    After the contractor rooted up parts of a vehicle from the Mississippi riverfront in Keokuk, the dredging project was halted. “We called in the Keokuk Emergency Volunteer Corps,” said Keokuk Police Chief Dave Hinton. “Their divers located a car, but they couldn’t get anything hooked on because it was buried in sediment. The divers showed […]

  • 21 October 2020
    Equipment

    The Elbe River dredging program is in full swing now. DEME’s trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Breughel’ is just one of the vessels in their fleet that could be spotted on the Elbe over the past few months. This beautiful picture shows TSHD Breughel, together with her colleague ‘Bonny River’ working in the background. DEME’s larger […]

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  • 24 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Working on behalf of the Environment Agency, Mackley is delivering emergency flood prevention works to protect the historic town of Sandwich in Kent. Sandwich lies close to the coast on the River Stour, and a short section of approximately 35 metres of the river wall at Pillory Gate Wharf was identified as being on the […]

  • 5 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    A major review of the lower Murray River’s action plans has identified improvements in riverbank stability and vegetation in its upper reaches but further degradation in the lower reaches, according to Science Network WA. The Peel-Harvey Catchment Council (PHCC) has developed the 2014 River Action Plan (RAP) with the Shire of Murray, Department of Water […]

  • 11 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    An underwater wall installed in the Savannah River in Augusta, Georgia, more than a century ago will be the subject of a just-funded study by the USACE’s Savannah District. The so-called “training wall” in the Savannah River runs from just downstream of 8th Street and ends 1,800 feet downstream of Boathouse Community Center. It aided […]

  • 12 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Attorney General Letitia A. James have announced that New York State intends to sue the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), following the Certificate of Completion issued by the agency for General Electric’s cleanup of PCB contamination in the Hudson River. Late last year, the New York State Department […]

  • 5 February 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers failed to obtain a South Carolina pollution control permit for its controversial project to deepen the Savannah River, according to a lawsuit filed in state court by the Southern Environmental Law Center on behalf of Georgia and South Carolina conservation groups. “This project cannot proceed until and unless the […]

  • 23 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Surrey Board of Trade’s Policy Manager, Ray Hudson, travelled to Ottawa recently with Jeff Scott, CEO, Fraser Surrey Docks who was leading a delegation of customers and supply chain partners. The purpose of the advocacy delegation was to familiarize and underscore the critical importance of the Fraser River to the Canadian economy. Meetings were […]

  • 21 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The plans to deepen as much as 13 miles of the St. Johns River from 40 to 47 feet are the subject of a public forum set for Tuesday night. Jacksonville’s main shipping channel is a 21-mile stretch of the St. Johns River extending from the mouth of the Atlantic Ocean to the Jacksonville Port […]

  • 22 July 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    DEME Group has just released this amazing photo of their trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Bonny River during her work on the river Elbe in Germany. The TSHD Bonny River has a large jet pipe on her suction tube that uses extracted overflow water from the hopper that is pumped back to the seabed and […]