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  • 1 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana’s coastal basins need help, the state Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) reported at the biennial State of the Coast Conference at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center yesterday. During a panel discussion led by CPRA Operations Chief Ignacio Harrouch, officials also said that much has been done in each of the basins, and […]

  • 12 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    After considering public input, the EPA has approved a plan that outlines the multi-step process General Electric (GE) will follow to dismantle and decontaminate the 110 acre PCB sediment processing facility that was built to support the dredging of the Hudson River PCBs Superfund Site. The plan, called the Processing Facility Demobilization and Restoration Plan, is required by the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Research & Development, Technology

    ECO Technologies, an Eastern Canada based environmental services provider, specializing in low impact interventions in sensitive aquatic ecosystems, as well as highly efficient dredging operations in harsh industrial and coastal environments, is continuing with the fundamentals – expertise, experience and dedication – that have proven successful in its past growth with an eye toward future growth. […]

  • 3 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center are working on one-of-a-kind projects that will help inform similar projects at sites across the Great Lakes and the nation. The main aim of the project is to control growth of four invasive plants at Times Beach Nature Preserve in Buffalo, […]

  • 16 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards yesterday announced that Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has received $2.2 million from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) Board of Directors to be used toward the completion of the East Timbalier Island Project design. “This is another significant step to help advance this important project as part of […]

  • 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, […]

  • 23 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Permanent repairs to the Lord Hill Levee on the Snohomish River upstream of the town of Snohomish, Washington, are now underway, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District. The construction site will be approximately 1.5 miles upstream of the confluence with the Pilchuck River and south of the town of Snohomish. Damage to […]

  • 18 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    A new report released earlier this week by Dr. Loren C. Scott & Associates, Inc. details the regional economic impacts of building the Mid-Barataria and Mid-Breton sediment diversions. The report, “The Economic Impact of Constructing the Mid-Barataria and Mid-Breton Sediment Diversion Projects” showcases how local and state businesses, governments and residents will benefit economically during […]

  • 7 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District has responded to flooding on the Mississippi River by activating its Emergency Operations Center in St. Louis and closing locks on the Mississippi River. With high water forecasted over the next week on the Upper Mississippi River, the Corps activated its EOC in St. Louis. This […]

  • 16 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District closed a sixth breach along Missouri River Levee System L-550, located near Missouri River Mile 524 southwest of Rock Port, Missouri, on Tuesday. This is the sixth breach that has been closed under the current contract with Weston Solutions, Inc. of West Chester, PA, leaving one remaining […]

  • 20 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. EPA Regional Administrator Cathy Stepp and Ohio EPA Director Laurie Stevenson have announced five separate grants recently awarded to Ohio EPA, Ohio Lake Erie Commission (OLEC), Ohio Department of Natural Resources (Ohio DNR), and the Northeast Ohio Four County Regional Planning and Development Organization (NEFCO). The grants will be used to restore wetland […]

  • 7 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    WEDA, a non-profit technical association devoted to the exchange of knowledge in fields related to dredging, navigation, marine engineering and construction, recently held the 2018 Conference in Norfolk, Virginia. For over five years, DSC Dredge LLC has sponsored the Western Dredging Association (WEDA) Best Paper Award at its annual Dredging Summit & Expo. Always with […]

  • 10 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging work will begin soon on the lower Opawaho/Heathcote River in Christchurch, New Zealand, to help lower the risk of flooding in the area, the Christchurch City Councillor, Deon William Swiggs, said in its latest announcement.  The dredging is part of Christchurch City Council’s Land Drainage Recovery Program and will be carried out by contractor City […]

  • 16 June 2020
    Environment

    With dredging completed in Edgewater Bay, J.F. Brennan Company, Inc. is already preparing for the next phase of the Fountain Lake restoration project. According to the Shell Rock River Watershed District (SRRWD), in the coming weeks, the contractor will begin dredging the Main Bay and Dane’s Bay by rerouting the discharge pipeline through Bancroft Bay. […]

  • 14 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The South Florida Water Management District has approved a contract authorizing the start of early construction on the massive Caloosahatchee River (C-43) West Basin Storage Reservoir project. The work is a precursor for achieving water storage benefits before the entire reservoir is complete. “While just the first step in construction of the reservoir, this work […]

  • 10 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    With the Mile Point project currently underway, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers asks boaters to slow down and use extra caution within the Mile Point construction area on the St. Johns River. The construction zone contains a variety of large vessels, including a crane barge, an excavator barge, several support barges and a dredge with […]

  • 7 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Brian Higgins joined U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District Commander Lt. Col. Karl Jansen to announce a $2.179 million dredging project in the Black Rock Channel yesterday. Work will focus on three areas of the channel. Dredging in the first area, closest to the Black Rock Channel entrance – water adjacent to LaSalle […]

  • 21 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Marco Rubio and Rick Scott recently wrote to R.D. James, the Assistant Secretary of the Army – Civil Works, ahead of the Army Corps Engineers finalizing their Fiscal Year 2020 work plan, to ensure that all proposed and ongoing projects in Florida receive full and fair consideration. This includes maintaining record progress towards […]

  • 19 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Big River Coalition – representing 189 companies in the US Gulf – has just released the latest update on the Southwest Pass dredging project that will restore the Mississippi River channel draft to 45-feet. According to the update, the Army Corps Mississippi Valley New Orleans (MVN) continues responding to active shoaling in Southwest Pass (SWP) deposited […]

  • 9 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Bangladesh Shipping Minister Shahjahan Khan yesterday inaugurated the capital dredging work that will take place along ‘Daudkandi-Homna-Ramkrishnapur’ river routes. According to the minister, the government will soon set up a modern river port at Daudkandi. He also said that the country’s rivers have been losing their navigability due to negligence of the previous governments, “but the […]

  • 27 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that it has selected the Hudson River Foundation as the new host for the New York-New Jersey Harbor & Estuary Program. The Harbor & Estuary Program, which has worked to protect and restore waterways throughout the New York-New Jersey Harbor for over 25 years, had been located at the […]

  • 17 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comments on its draft Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact for Trestle Bay Restoration Project.  Trestle Bay is a 628-acre bay located about six miles upstream of the Mouth of the Columbia River, in Fort Stevens State Park, Clatsop County, Oregon. The Corps is […]

  • 6 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency plans to carry out the flood defenses improvement works on the north bank of the River Tees, Middlesbrough Reach in Port Clarence, at Wilton Group land. Work at Port Clarence has recently been undertaken to construct a flood embankment. In one place on the west of the site, the flood embankment is on a […]

  • 30 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Approximately $1 million in grant funding is available to help communities in the Hudson River Estuary watershed improve water quality and increase flood resiliency, NY DEC Commissioner, Basil Seggos, has announced. The funding is provided by the State’s Environmental Protection Fund (EPF) and is administered under DEC’s 2017 Hudson River Estuary Grants Program for Tributary […]

  • 2 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer and City Councilmember Lorie Zapf have announced over $40 million in infrastructure investments over the next few years for Mission Bay Park – one of San Diego’s most treasured natural resources. Roughly a quarter of the total funds is for the Mission Bay Dredging project to restore navigational safety to the bay. Investments […]