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  • 12 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Riverkeeper, an environmental organization dedicated to the protection of the Hudson River and its tributaries, has reached an agreement with the Village of Hastings and BP/ARCO on a proposed Consent Decree Modification for the harbor at Hastings site. This area is one of the most contaminated locations along the Hudson River and a massive source […]

  • 2 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, recently selected Viviana Berrios Williamson as Engineering and Construction Division’s channel improvement coordinator. In this position, Williamson will be the District’s specialist for matters pertaining to Mississippi River channel improvement and stabilization for flood control and navigation, USACE said. She will be responsible for managing, conducting and […]

  • 7 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Bath Iron Works is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with maintenance dredging in the Kennebec River in Bath, Maine. According to the USACE’s latest release, Bath Iron Works is seeking to renew a previous 10-year permit to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Norfolk District has received a joint application from Huntington Ingalls Industries – Newport News Shipbuilding for the James River dredge permit modification. The applicant proposes to modify its existing dredge permit that standardized dredge depths to include a new wharf and 400’ x 3,700’ channel at its Joint Manufacturing […]

  • 2 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Schuylkill River in Philadelphia is set to be dredged for the first time in 20 years to remove silt buildup. After an extended funding campaign led by Philadelphia and the rowing community to raise the $4.5 million estimated cost needed to dredge the Schuylkill River along Boathouse Row and the race course, USACE has […]

  • 19 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Odaw River Dredging Program in Ghana’s capital Accra, aimed to reduce possibility of flooding, is officially underway, local media reports.  According to the contractor Dredge Masters, dredging of major drains in Accra must become a routine exercise to avert flooding. After inspecting the dredging works on the Odaw River, Operations Manager for Dredge Masters, Sena […]

  • 4 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Sand removed from the Daintree River Ferry channel will be spread across Newell Beach (Queensland, Australia) over the next few days to replenish the coast and help fight erosion, Douglas Shire Council reported today. The first trucks were send yesterday to move sand from the ferry site, where almost 9000 cubic meters of sediment is piled […]

  • 29 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Shri Nitin Gadkari, is set to initiate the development of 300 km long river route from Hajipur to Triveni Ghat, Government of India’s Press Information Bureau reports.  According to their official announcement, this capital development scheme will include $1.8 million […]

  • 13 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District and its contractor Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) are continuing to remove rock material as part of the project to deepen the Delaware River from 40 to 45 feet. USACE has just released the latest photos of the GLDD’s mechanical dredger New York – taken during the rock […]

  • 20 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Work has been ongoing for about two weeks now along the Narrow River as part of the salt marsh restoration and elevation pilot project. The contractor, Patriot Marine has been dredging down near Sedge Island since the start of December. The crew is approximately one-third of the way dredging one of the sections planned for […]

  • 27 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Chelmsford Department of Public Works (DPW) is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with placing fill material to build the Merrimack River Bank Stabilization project in Chelmsford, Mass. The proposed project is to perform work and place […]

  • 26 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Since mid-April, Florida Dredge and Dock (FDD) has been busy dredging a portion of the Banana River, known as “Cut 13”. Cut 13 begins just North of the bridge where 528 (the Bee Line) crosses Banana River and extends north approximately 14,000ft. FDD is also dredging a small area of the Canaveral Barge Canal just north of 528 […]

  • 5 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Spain’s Doñana wetland received a reprieve last Friday when authorities committed not to allow dredging of a river essential to the World Heritage site’s health. In a report to UNESCO, the country stated that a plan to deepen the Guadalquivir River to allow larger commercial ships will not be authorized. Failure to cancel the dredging […]

  • 1 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The City of Anoka is proposing to excavate the sediment deposits out of the “lagoon” area within the Rum River, located just north of the Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad tracks and the Anoka County Rum River Human Services Center (west of 4th Street and east of the Rum River). Sediment has accumulated within this […]

  • 13 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The official kickoff of the Napa River dredging project is expected in mid-September. According to a spokesman from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the dredging scheme has been scheduled for mid-September and will last through November. The dredging will remove around 300,000 cubic yards of sediment from a 13-mile stretch of the river, starting from the Third Street bridge in […]

  • 24 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The City of Renton, WA, is currently conducting a maintenance dredging project on the Cedar River to prevent flooding of the surrounding community. The King County Flood Control District is funding over $13 million for the overall project and is providing approximately $7.5 million to fund the project’s construction. Approximately 120,000 cubic yards of gravel and […]

  • 18 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Grand River Conservation Authority’s rehabilitation project of the 500 meter section dyke and channel on the Conestogo River in Drayton is set to begin the week of September 21, 2015. The work must be carried out during a period of low flow in the river, which may affect the timing and total duration of […]

  • 30 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Significant repairs to flood banks along the River Aire in East Yorkshire are currently underway by the Environment Agency. Work is ongoing at Carlton, near Goole, and work has started this week at West Haddlesey to strengthen flood banks. This is part of a package of work along the River Aire costing £7.5 million. At […]

  • 10 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Mississippi River Commission (MRC) will host a public meeting aboard the Motor Vessel Mississippi while it is docked at the Hannibal (Missouri) Riverfront on August 11 from 2 to 5 p.m.  The Mississippi River Commission is a seven-person, presidentially appointed commission, which conducts semi-annual inspections of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers programs and projects […]

  • 29 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The upper Hudson River dredging project, administered by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and General Electric (GE), will be in progress during the 2015 Navigation Season between the confluence of the Mohawk River and Lock C-8 in Fort Edward. The dredging operations are lighted, have day shapes and arrow boards displayed. Additional informational […]

  • 6 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    American Construction Company and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently completed federal navigation channel dredging at Ice Harbor Lock and Dam. The contractor completed dredging of about 2,000 cubic yards of material at the downstream lock approach of Ice Harbor Dam. The picture shows Derrick “Mukilteo” dredging three dredge lanes inland of derrick “Palouse” in the […]

  • 27 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is proposing maintenance dredging of the Mianus River Federal Navigation Project in Greenwich, Conn. This project consists of a 6-foot channel, 100 feet wide, running from Cos Cob Harbor up the Mianus River to a point about 400 feet downstream of the Boston Post Road Bridge, […]

  • 23 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Workshop on Modelling Mixed-Sediment, River Morphodynamics, will take place from May 27-29, 2015, in Delft, the Netherlands. “In the workshop we will discuss topics that deal with modelling mixed-sediment fluvial processes, covering a wide range of scales. In setting up the workshop program we have focused on enhancing discussion. To this end we have […]

  • 1 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    In November 2010, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completed the Columbia River Channel Improvement Project to deepen the 110-mile Lower Columbia River navigation channel from -40 to -43 feet. The 20-year project cost $183 million and was a combined effort between the federal government, the States of Oregon and Washington and the Ports of […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Over the years there has been a steady flow of sludge and sediment in the Vaal River at the Loch Vaal residential area. Due to this accumulation some residents along this bank have been unable to launch their boats into the river. To solve these problems, Bovu Fluid Holdings (Bovu Pumps) used their Ultratrex Amphibious Excavator […]