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  • 26 June 2020
    Environment

    After almost fourteen years, the Boskalis Environmental has successfully completed the Fox River Cleanup Project. This project in Green Bay, Wisconsin is one of the largest US sediment remediation projects. The scheme consisted of dredging, processing and capping of PCB-contaminated sediment from the riverbed. The job of Boskalis Environmental was to design, build and operate […]

  • 15 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    A repair package of works up to £10 million has been proposed for the Lower River Aire washlands that were affected by devastating floods. Since the flooding in February, Environment Agency staff have inspected and maintained 130km of river banks and identified more than 40 locations on the lower River Aire that require repair work […]

  • 15 June 2020
    Infrastructure, Project & Tenders

    Van den Herik and NGE-Guintoli recently won a contract from EDF (Electricité de France) for preparing the dismantling of the ‘La Roche Qui Boit’ dam on the Sélune River. The 15m high and 125m long dam holds a reservoir that occupies about 30ha of land and contains 1.5 million m3 of water. Van den Herik […]

  • 15 June 2020
    Authorities & Government

    Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, Chief of Engineers, has signed a Chief’s Report recommending to Congress a Coastal Storm Risk Management Project for Tidal sections of the Rahway River— representing completion of a key milestone, reports the Army Corps, New York District. The Chief’s Report will now undergo further review by the Assistant Secretary of […]

  • 12 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Sacramento District and Central Valley Flood Protection Board will co-host a virtual public meeting June 15 to discuss the draft environmental documents related to proposed erosion work along the lower American River in Sacramento.  The draft supplemental environmental assessment/environmental impact Report for American River Contract 1, which was released for public review on […]

  • 9 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, and its Upper Mississippi River Restoration Program partners are constructing a habitat rehabilitation project in Pool 14 of the Mississippi River near Princeton, Iowa, and are seeking comments on the project plan through June 15. Steamboat Island HREP is a 2,620-acre island and backwater complex located […]

  • 8 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Philippines’ Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) is making it possible for local government units (LGUs) to undertake dredging and river restoration projects without spending taxpayers’ money. This decision was revealed after DENR Secretary Roy A. Cimatu issued an administrative order rationalizing dredging activities in heavily silted river channels across the country in […]

  • 4 June 2020
    Authorities & Government, Regulation & policy

    The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has received application for 401 Water Quality Certification for dredging in Lower Columbia River. As DEQ reported, J.E. McAmis, Inc. has applied for a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 404 Permit for dredging activities in the lower Columbia River. This action requires individual 401 water quality certifications from […]

  • 2 June 2020
    Equipment, Infrastructure, Technology, Vessels

    Royal IHC together with DEME has successfully completed sea trials for the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Meuse River. The 7.950m³ Meuse River has the same innovative design as the award winning IHC-built TSHD Scheldt River, which joined the DEME fleet in 2017. The vessel features several energy smart technologies, developed by DEME and IHC, […]

  • 1 June 2020

    Federal Marine and River Transport Agency (Rosmorrechflot) said in their latest announcement that the new navigation season on the Upper Lena and Lower Lena rivers is now officially open. Last year, navigation season in the Lena river basin featured low water levels, while the forecast for this year is optimistic.    In 2020, the operations […]

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  • 25 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Ministry of Waterways and Environment of Fiji has commissioned emergency dredging works of the Nakauvadra River in Rakiraki in a deal that will see the removal of all the soil by the contractor without Government having to pay for the works, The Fiji Times reports.  Commenting the latest news, Minister Dr. Mahendra Reddy described […]

  • 25 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The next (virtual) meeting of the Hudson River PCBs Superfund Site Community Advisory Group (CAG) will take place on Thursday, May 28, 2020.  At the meeting, EPA will provide an update on status of various current project activities and the long-term monitoring activities (water, fish, sediment, and caps). According to their official announcement, EPA will […]

  • 22 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Army Corps’ Omaha District has awarded a contract to AECOM Technical Services, Inc. of Los Angeles, California, to complete levee repairs on the Missouri River L-536 levee system north of Corning, Missouri. According to USACE, the $8.74 million project will close the remaining breaches and make final repairs on the L-536 levee system. The […]

  • 19 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The USACE Rock Island District and its Upper Mississippi River Restoration Program partners are constructing a habitat rehabilitation project in Pool 14 of the Mississippi River near Princeton, Iowa, and are seeking comments on the project plan through June 15. The draft feasibility report, which includes the project’s tentatively selected plan and an environmental assessment […]

  • 14 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Kpetoe River dredging operations, aimed to solve the perennial flooding of parts of Kpetoe township – the capital of Agotime Ziope District in Ghana, are officially underway, local media reports.  Commenting the latest news, Mr. John Kwaku Amenyah, Agotime Ziope District Chief Executive (DCE), said that the project was expected to be completed in […]

  • 7 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) has awarded Hudson Meridian Construction Group the contract for Construction Management Services for the 79th Street Boat Basin and Dock house project. The project site is located at West 79th Street in the Hudson River within Riverside Park on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. According to […]

  • 6 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Phase 2 of the Muddy River Flood Risk Management construction project in Boston and Brookline, Massachusetts, will be completed under the terms of a $36.5 million contract issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. The non-Federal sponsors for the project are the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the City of Boston, and the […]

  • 5 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, Chief of Engineers has signed a Chief’s Report for the Peckman River Basin Flood Risk Management Study — a key milestone for the proposed project, according to the Army Corps. “This is a momentous day for residents long impacted by flash floods from the Peckman River. This project will reduce […]

  • 24 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    One of the biggest sand quarries on the Moungo River in Cameroon is now relying on Dragflow pumps for their sand extraction. The Moungo river in Cameroon has always been known for having the best quality sand for construction purposes around Douala. According to Dragflow, one of the main issues in this area was the […]

  • 24 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Tucson Water, a department of the City of Tucson, Arizona, temporarily reduced the flow of the Santa Cruz River Heritage Project earlier this week, and now the Pima County Regional Flood Control District can remove sediment from the river channel that has accumulated over the last 30 years, Tucson Water informs.  Beginning the week of […]