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  • 16 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman and Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Bob Martin announced yesterday that Occidental Chemical Corp. has agreed to pay the State $190 million to resolve its liability for past cleanup and removal costs, natural resource damages and other costs and damages related to contamination of the Passaic River. The Occidental […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Seattle District, is seeking interested business sources for a construction project titled ‘Quillayute River Hydraulic Dredging FY15’, located in La Push, Washington. Proposed project will be a firm fixed-price construction project and construction magnitude is estimated to be between $1 million and $5 million. This scheme will include […]

  • 16 May 2012

    UPI reports that Uruguay’s river transport export links are being put at risk because of Argentine delays that critics say are mired in corruption and business rivalries. Uruguay depends on river transport to access export markets but the Latin American country also needs to keep the waterways dredged regularly. In recent months Uruguay’s trade is […]

  • 31 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control has just released a video about the Little River dredging scheme, located near Dover, from the Route 9/Bayside Drive bridge in Little Creek. This dredging program, undertaken by Southwind Construction of Evansville, Ind., aims to help stimulate the local economy and support public safety by enhancing boater access […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The River Thames Scheme is aimed to reduce flood risk from Datchet to Teddington through a proposed program of projects and investment in communities near Heathrow. Over 15,000 homes and businesses within the area are currently at risk from flooding from a 1 in 100 flood (that is a flood with a 1% chance of occurring […]

  • 30 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    ABP Marine Environmental Research ltd (ABPmer) has been contracted by the River Hamble Harbor Authority to undertake its 2015 annual bathymetric survey. The survey is carried out to help the River Hamble Harbor Authority to maintain its knowledge of the water depths within the river and to capture any morphological changes that might be occurring […]

  • 9 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP) has just released latest update for the cleanup of lead impacted sediment by hydraulic dredging in the Mill River. DEEP together with the contractor TRC recently completed the sediment dredging portion of the project and are currently in the on-going process of dewatering the sediment, treating […]

  • 19 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    A dredger with four Vietnamese people on board sank in the Go Gia River at Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City earlier today, the Vietnam News Agency (VNA) reports.  According to an official VNA statement, three out of the four people – all from southern Long An province – were rescued, while the captain went missing. The dredger, […]

  • 22 January 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers deployed as many as 25 dredgers during the past nine months to maintain the Mississippi River’s navigation channel and re-open sand-choked harbors between St. Louis and the Gulf of Mexico in response to one of the nation’s most severe droughts. Beginning in May 2012, and continuing these days, Corps […]

  • 17 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Oak Bluffs is seeking a permit from the Army Corps’ New England District to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with protecting coastal banks and restoring public beaches in Oak Bluffs, Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts. This work is in the Atlantic Ocean and Nantucket Sound along the shoreline of Oak […]

  • 27 March 2012

    The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey on Friday submitted to federal officials a formal request that the Bayonne Bridge “Raise the Roadway” project be considered for expedited review under President Obama’s Executive Order (EO) on Permitting and Federal Review issued just 24 hours earlier. The Port Authority believes its request to the […]

  • 14 March 2013

    WFP has completed dredging works in the port cities of Mogadishu and Berbera, which has allowed larger ships to dock and more cargo to enter Somalia. The clear blue waters of the Gulf of Aden and the Indian Ocean lap Somalia’s enviably long coastline of more than 3,000 kilometres. For years, ports along this coast […]

  • 21 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has just announced that a $26 million cleanup will begin this month on Lake George Canal in the cities of East Chicago and Hammond, Indiana. The waterway is part of the Grand Calumet River Area of Concern on Lake Michigan, identified by the United States and Canada as one […]

  • 13 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB) has unveiled a plan to repair embankments in four upazilas (administrative regions in Bangladesh) to tackle river erosion, the United News of Bangladesh (UNB) informs.  Under this plan, supported with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) funding, approximately 82 kilometers of vulnerable dyke parts will be repaired. The initiative was taken […]

  • 15 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Ukrainian Minister of Infrastructure Andrii Pyvovarskyi recently said that significant progress has been made on the issue of dredging the River Dnieper. According to Pyvovarskyi, dredging of the river will begin in July, lasting for approx. three months. Regarding the project, agreements have been already made with agricultural company NIBULON. Explaining the project, Parliamentary Deputy Andrii Vadaturskyi […]

  • 2 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Commissioner of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) Basil Seggos yesterday gave a statement on the EPA second five-year review report on Hudson River dredging. Commenting on the Hudson River PCB cleanup report Commissioner Basil Seggos said that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has failed New York by determining that its PCB cleanup of the […]

  • 18 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Officials from the Japanese Embassy in Manila and the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) last week visited several improvement projects along the Pasig River, funded by the Japanese Government. The site inspection was led by Ambassador Koji Haneda and DPWH Secretary Mark Villar aboard a river boat, who toured the ongoing Pasig-Marikina River […]

  • 17 July 2020
    Authorities & Government

    Earlier this week, the House Appropriations Committee approved FY21 funding package for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers by a party line vote of 30 to 21. Overall proposed funding for the Corps is $7.63 billion, a decrease of $21 million below FY20’s record-setting appropriated level, but $1.7 billion above the President’s FY21 budget request. […]

  • 14 September 2020
    Vessels

    DEME Group has just released this beautiful and unique bird’s eye view of their green vessels Bonny River and D’Artagnan, heading for their next project. The Bonny River represents DEME’s new generation of trailing suction hopper dredgers. She can dredge in very hard soils and also work in deep waters of more than 100 meters. […]

  • 16 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The long-awaited Fawn Lake dredging project is scheduled to start in the following days, the Town of Bedford, Massachusetts, said in their latest announcement. The Town has contracted with Dredgit Corp. to dredge the pond and to reconstruct the outlet dam at Springs Road. The work includes hydraulic wet dredging of the bottom sediments to […]

  • 17 November 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    In the Panlong River, in the Chinese Yunnan Province, a concrete-face rock-fill dam has been constructed about a decade ago. This dam, named the Malutang Dam, is used for hydroelectric power generation. The reservoir created behind the 156m high dam has a volume of some 8,000,000 m3. As the Panlong river transports sediment into the […]

  • 12 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    As part of enabling works for the Thames Tideway Tunnel, Land & Water and VolkerStevin recently dredged a pocket for the new Blackfriars Pier. “However, the project was challenging – short slack water times, unpredictable tides and shallow water in areas made the endeavor too dangerous for divers,” Land & Water said in the press release. […]

  • 15 October 2012

    The levee system near Everett, Wash., is getting a $727,500 makeover as U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ officials are scheduled to repair approximately 1,770 feet of damaged levees at three locations along the Snohomish River starting Monday. The Union Slough Levee Project is located on Smith Island and provides flood protection to the City of […]

  • 1 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Mike Hooks, LLC, has won a $13m contract to perform maintenance dredging in the Calcasieu River and Pass. Commenting the latest news, Ashley Kerns, Vice President of Mike Hooks, said: “The US Army Corps of Engineers is one of [our] principal clients and we regularly perform dredging projects for them from Texas to Florida.” “We […]

  • 23 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Pinedale Field Office and the Wyoming Game and Fish Department (WGFD) are proposing a project that will improve stream and riparian habitat and boating access on the New Fork River near Pinedale. The restoration project is located on the New Fork River at the “old” boat ramp site referred […]

  • 29 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    CW Purpero Inc. is making good progress on the Menomonee River Ecosystem Restoration project. Located in the City of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the project is now 65 percent complete. The project consists of the restoration of an aquatic ecosystem by removing an existing concrete channel lining along the Menomonee River that was built in the 1960s using […]