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  • 16 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Ilocos Sur provincial government and a Taiwanese mining firm have just signed an agreement for the immediate dredging of the narrow and silted Abra River which threatens low-lying areas in Metro Vigan, the Philippines. Raymund Sinay, Environment and Natural Resources Management Officer, said that a monitoring and assessment of the Environmental Management Bureau of […]

  • 22 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency has just released a video about the River Thames Scheme, explaining the proposed route for this project. This section of the Thames is the largest area of developed floodplain in England without flood defenses. Over 15,000 homes and businesses within the area are at risk from flooding. According to EA, the scheme […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    In order to prevent future flooding of the Lower Mainland, British Columbia, and ensure economic prosperity and growth of the whole region, infrastructure of Fraser River must be improved, managed and maintained. According to the latest report on the Economic Importance of the Lower Fraser River, released by the Metro Vancouver and Chambers of Commerce, “to […]

  • 4 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations on the River Ant, aimed to restore navigation and the river depth, are scheduled to begin in early December, according to the Broads Authority. According to the Broads latest notice, dredging operations on the River Ant between How Hill and Barton Broad may restrict passage during week days from Monday 1 December 2014 […]

  • 13 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ebsford Environmental has been appointed as remediation specialists to work with the Coal Authority and Environment Agency on a project to improve up to 60km of rivers in the North Pennines. Partnering with civil engineering firm JN Bentley, Ebsford will support the firm in developing and executing a safe and environmentally sensitive plan of removing […]

  • 6 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    A $7.3 million partnership project between the City of Cocoa Beach, Brevard County, the St. Johns River Water Management District and the Florida DEP will remove 200,000 cubic yards of muck from 12 canals in the Banana River Lagoon – and along with it,189,000 pounds of total nitrogen and 115,800 pounds of total phosphorus. “Dredging […]

  • 13 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Northeast Florida government, business and environmental leaders yesterday unveiled a historic partnership to balance economic interests while aggressively working to protect the health of the St. Johns River. As part of a larger river restoration plan and led by JAX Chamber President Daniel Davis, a former Florida legislator, the initiative partners plan to work with the […]

  • 8 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Over the next several weeks, there will be increased activity on the Mill River in Fairfield, Connecticut in preparation for the upcoming dredging activities, according to the First Selectman Mike Tetreau. TRC Environmental Corp (the engineering firm that will be conducting the cleanup work) will begin deploying boats, barges, dredging equipment and other equipment into the […]

  • 23 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, has completed the initial breach repair along the right bank of the Platte River, just upstream of the confluence of the Platte River with the Missouri River, on Tuesday. This approximately 300-foot long breach formed during the March 2019 flooding and allowed water to flow out of […]

  • 24 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis and subcontractor Herve Cody are hard at work finishing the C-38 Project on the Kissimmee River in Florida. This project was designed to help restore natural flows to the Kissimmee River Basin. In all, J.E. McAmis moved 10 million cubic yards of material on this project. Subcontractor, Herve Cody is putting the finishing […]

  • 17 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP) has just released November update on the cleanup of lead impacted sediment from the Mill River. DEEP – together with the contractor TRC – is currently dredging, dewatering, treating the filtrate water and discharging treated water back to the Mill River at the facility on Exide’s property in […]

  • 21 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District recently awarded one of two remaining construction contracts for the Kissimmee River Restoration Project, a massive Everglades restoration project in Polk and Osceola counties. The $4,837,000 C-37 Embankment Armoring construction contract was awarded to Herve Cody Contractor from Robbinsville, North Carolina. The contract involves placing one-mile of […]

  • 20 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Hatfield Consultants was contracted recently to provide environmental support to the Snye River, a short waterway that once linked the Clearwater River to the Athabasca River in Fort McMurray, Alberta. An Environmental Construction Operations (ECO) Plan was developed for the project to highlight the environmental sensitivities, regulatory requirements, and erosion and sediment control mitigation to […]

  • 5 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis has teamed up with Kapstone Paper to keep Kapstone’s Longview Paper Facility receiving barge loads of chips, in spite of silted in channel conditions. According to the company, this year’s high flows on the Columbia and Cowlitz Rivers lead to significant shoaling in the vicinity of Kapstone Papers plant which depends on barge […]

  • 11 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    California Representative Jared Huffman announced earlier this week that over $11 million in long-awaited federal funding has been allocated for river maintenance in the Fiscal Year 2020 Army Corps of Engineers work plan for the North Bay. Roughly $9.7 million will go to dredging the Petaluma River and $1.3 million will be allocated towards preparation […]

  • 26 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority announced yesterday that it has no plans to further deepen the Fraser River to accommodate larger vessels as it can “sufficiently” handle Canada’s trade for the foreseeable future. The port authority reported that it maintains, on behalf of the federal government, a 36-kilometer-long, deep-sea navigation channel in the south arm […]

  • 7 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging is expected to be carried out in the Whakatāne River next week, according to the New Zealand’s Whakatāne District Council latest release. Under the cleanup plan, the council will undertake maintenance dredging at the upper end of the navigation channel opposite the Whakatāne Yacht Club. The work is expected to be completed during […]

  • 18 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Bangladesh Water Development Board (WDB) said in their latest announcement that they plan to dredge eight rivers in Moulvibazar and Sunamganj districts, local media reports.  The dredging program, aimed to restore navigability of waterways and save crops from floods, will be conducted under an operation named ‘Early Flood Control and Irrigation Improvement Project’ in the […]

  • 14 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Three flexible river groynes in the River IJssel, the Netherlands, were officially opened yesterday by Nelly Kalfs of Rijkswaterstaat. The groynes are made fully of XStream blocks which are very small Xbloc units applied in river projects where current loads are dominant over wave loads. Due to the fact that the groynes are made only […]

  • 11 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations are currently underway on a section of the River Shannon in an effort to reduce the risk of flooding this winter, RTÉ reports.  Waterways Ireland is removing vegetation, silt and debris as part of an ongoing program of maintenance, close to Meelick Weir in Co Galway. Material excavated from the Shannon is being […]

  • 9 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    With one of the largest fishing service hubs in British Columbia, the Government of Canada is investing $2.25 million for multi-year improvements at Fisherman’s Wharf in Campbell River. As reported, this project is part of a $33 million investment in 35 Small Craft Harbors across British Columbia to ensure coastal communities can continue to create […]

  • 16 July 2019
    Business & Finance

     During the 2019 flood in Oklahoma, the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System (MKARNS ) flooding – caused by heavy rainfall – halted traffic on the 445-mile navigation channel. W D Mayo Lock & Dam 14, the first of five lock and dam structures in Oklahoma, was submerged by floodwaters and crews from the Tulsa […]

  • 18 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The following is a monthly project update for the cleanup of lead impacted sediment by hydraulic dredging in the Mill River. The CT Department of Energy and Environmental Protection together with TRC, the firm conducting the cleanup work for Exide are currently in the process of dredging, dewatering the sediment, treating the filtrate water from […]

  • 16 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Sir James Bevan, the new chief executive of the Environment Agency, is visiting Somerset this week where he will see firsthand the improvements made in the area since 2013/14.  He will start his tour in Bridgwater where he will meet local Environment Agency staff. Sir James will then be taken to Burrow Mump, where he will witness the […]

  • 22 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Defend H2O, a Sag Harbor-based environmental group, said in its latest release that they plan to sue the Town of Brookhaven, Suffolk County and other entities over a dredging project on the environmentally sensitive Carmans River. Defend H2O has provided formal Notice of Intent to Sue the Town of Brookhaven, Suffolk County, Central Pine Barrens […]

  • 17 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    An Environment Agency field team has recently finished re-aligning the Newbridge Cut away from the River Windrush. In addition to this the team is reinforcing the bank of the River Windrush near Standlake in Oxfordshire. The work forms part of a program of maintenance works in the Thames Valley to ensure that rivers and assets remain […]