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  • 13 March 2014

    The Monmouth County Board of Recreation Commissioners was notified that the NJ Department of Transportation (NJDOT) has determined that a preliminary engineering and cost analysis of dredging and drying the dredge material at Shark River Park is not economically feasible. “The projected cost to process the estimated 100,000 cubic yards of dredge materials from the […]

  • 9 August 2012

    Yesterday, at Alcoa Inc. in Massena, U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer called on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to fast-track the approval and completion of a Proposed Remedial Action Plan (PRAP) to clean up the Grasse River. Schumer highlighted the importance of this cleanup because Alcoa’s multi-million dollar facility upgrade plans hinge on the completion […]

  • 9 April 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, awarded a $2.1 million contract to Earthwork Technologies, Inc., of Red Lake, Minn., to stabilize an eroding river bank along the Crow River north of Delano, Minn., March 29. The Crow River Streambank Stabilization Project will fix erosion along the river bank adjacent to County Road […]

  • 24 July 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will start construction later this summer or early fall on Segment 2 of the Portage Canal, located in the City of Portage. Dredging of the nearly three-quarter mile long portion of the Portage Canal was delayed earlier this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic which prevented the necessary on-site […]

  • 19 March 2020
    Business & Finance

     WM Plant Hire yesterday released this beautiful video about the dredging operations on the River Parrett. The scheme is being led for Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA) by the Parrett Internal Drainage Board (IDB), working closely with the Environment Agency and Natural England. The aim of the proposed works is to help the SRA reduce […]

  • 10 March 2014

    BD Westby has started to dredge the River Avon in Stratford-upon-Avon, reports the Stratford Herald. River Avon was previously dredged in 2001. Dredging operations, undertaken under the Clopton and Tramway bridges, are scheduled to last three to four weeks. “We’re removing the deposits of leaves and branches and sand that’s washed down the river,“ said […]

  • 9 December 2010

    State and federal officials gathered in Pointe Coupee Parish on Tuesday night to reaffirm their commitment to restoring False River’s … By KORAN ADDO (2theadvocate) [mappress] Source: 2theadvocate, December 9, 2010;

  • 10 May 2012

    The Whitefish River cleanup project is set to resume this month, according to flatheadnewsgroup.com. The work will make its way down river this summer and use a new hydraulic dredge that’s expected to make work quicker. Jennifer Chergo, with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, said crews will use similar technology as previously, but will have […]

  • 21 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton has just announced that her amendment to the fiscal year 2020 Energy and Water Development Appropriations bill to increase funding for the Anacostia Watershed Restoration Program by $5 million passed the House of Representatives on Jun 19, 2019. Building on Norton’s work to restore the Anacostia River, the funding would help […]

  • 3 May 2012

    According to the Vanguard, the Federal Executive Council, FEC, has approved contracts worth N8.3 billion for the construction of Inland River Ports and also dredging of rivers as part of efforts to resuscitate the Inland waterways transport system. The Minister of Information, Mr Labaran Maku, stated this while briefing State House Correspondents on the outcome […]

  • 8 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    People who live alongside the Waiohine River and in Greytown will be asked this week to give their view on a plan to protect their homes, business and land from problems caused by river flooding and erosion. Over the last eight years, Greater Wellington Regional Council (GWRC) has been working with South Wairarapa and Carterton […]

  • 3 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Provincial Government of Cagayan is open to investors interested to dredge the heavily silted Cagayan River, according to the provincial administrator, Mr Joseph Llopis. Llopis reiterated the observation of Agriculture Secretary, Emmanuel Piñol, during the aerial assessment to determine the extent of Lawin’s damages in the region, that the Cagayan River needs dredging as […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    According to the Environment Agency, the dredging program on the River Parrett near Moorland and the River Tone near Burrow Mumpon is moving ahead. “We continue to work on the River Parrett between Westonzoyland Pumping Station and Raymonds Farm and further upstream between Home Farm and Fenners Cottage along Riverside in Burrowbridge. On the opposite […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Minister of Transport, Dinh La Thang, said he would ask the Government for policies to attract investment to inland waterway facilities. Thang told a conference on boosting water transport throughout the Hong (Red) River Delta that it was necessary for agencies and localities to recognise the role of inland waterways in helping create a […]

  • 12 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Southwest Florida Water Management District will hold a public workshop Tuesday, April 16, to share information about the Weeki Wachee Channel Restoration Project. According to their official announcement, the meeting will take place at the Coast Guard Auxiliary Meeting Hall, located at 4340 Calienta St. in Hernando Beach, FL. “The workshop will be an open-house […]

  • 3 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, signed a cost sharing agreement last week with the Upper Sioux Community to study the feasibility of constructing a shoreline stabilization project along 2,000 feet of Minnesota River shoreline in Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota. The proposed project location, which has experienced overtopping and out of channel […]

  • 13 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Guardamar Town Council, Spain, has started phase two of the Segura River dredging works. According to the officials, the dredging of the area will make the river navigable again, recovering its draft for the fishing and tourist vessels that use this area. Councillor for Works, José María Hernández, explained that current water depth in the […]

  • 14 August 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District began the first phase of its annual river maintenance operations in the Carrolton Bend area this week in preparation for placing sloping structures, called revetments, on the outside banks where the water’s attack is most destructive. The first phase calls for clearing and snagging trees and […]

  • 4 June 2012

    “Some dredging is needed on the Missouri River in response to last summer’s flooding,” said Todd Sando, the North Dakota’s state engineer. He says the river’s channel has narrowed in spots south of Bismarck. The dredging project could help prevent new flooding and ice jams during the winter. The Army Corps of Engineers has to […]

  • 22 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    A ton of work – around 23,000 tons – is being done on the MI-1 4th Avenue phase of the Mouse River flood protection project in City of Minot, ND, in the form of rip rap, according to the latest project update. Rip rap is the big rocks that are being placed along the banks […]

  • 31 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded final contract for Delaware River deepening project – Upper Reach B – to Norfolk Dredging Company in the amount of $50.2 million.  This represents the 10th and final dredging contract for the Delaware River Main Channel Deepening Project, deepening the Delaware River federal navigation channel from 40 […]

  • 19 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency this week started an £800,000 program of work on the rivers Aire and Worth to remove gravel and silt deposited by the winter floods. The deposits, known as shoals, built up in the rivers during the flooding as large volumes of water picked up debris and distributed it along the river system. […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    With a PCB clean-up project currently underway, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources authorities are urging boaters to treat the Fox River in Green Bay like a construction zone. “It’s a very congested waterway, and with the dredging project, it’s that much more congested,” said Darren Kuhn, D.N.R. Conservation Warden. “There’s submerged pipes, on-the-bottom pipes, there’s […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Representative Patrick E. Murphy yesterday introduced legislation to bolster projects related to protecting and restoring the Indian River Lagoon. The Indian River Lagoon Nutrient Removal Assistance Act would create a grant program to provide assistance to projects that will result in environmental benefits for the Indian River Lagoon, produce the greatest nutrient load reductions […]

  • 7 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    An $895,000 contract has been awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, to Western Contracting of Sioux City, Iowa for the restoration of a backwater at Middle Decatur Bend in Burt County, Neb. The proposed project will restore the connection between Middle Decatur’s backwater lake and the Missouri River. The backwater serves […]

  • 3 September 2012

    Hajiya Aishatu Binani, a member of the House of Representatives, has appealed to the Federal Government to expedite the River Benue dredging project. According to vanguardngr.com, she stated: “Sometime this year, I sponsored a motion at the House of Representatives calling on the Federal Government to extend the dredging of River Benue to Wuro Bokki […]