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  • 22 August 2012

    After the U.S. Coast Guard closed an 11-mile stretch of the Mississippi River for dredging, hundreds of barges are today stranded by low water. On Monday, dredging operations near St Louis were halting river traffic for 12 hours at a time, according to the Mail Online. There are currently several dredgers working to clear the […]

  • 4 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Gladstone Ports Corporation (GPC) said in their latest release that inclement weather has significantly impacted the restoration of the navigational channel into the Boyne River, resulting in delays in the delivery of the project. Since material removal work began in mid-February, weather has prevented activity on 28 days, with wind gusts of up to 70km/h […]

  • 26 September 2011

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “China Freight Transport Report Q4 2011” report.  In July 2011 China announced an investment programme for navigation projects on the Yangtze River​ that should see its facilities catch up with the rapid rise in freight traffic on the waterway. Chinese Deputy Minister of Transport Xu Zuyuan […]

  • 18 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The VBA joint venture of VolkerStevin, Boskalis Westminster and Atkins has successfully completed essential flood defense work along the River Irwell in Stubbins and Ramsbottom. This nine month project saw VBA install 300m of sheet piling and a 45m concrete flood wall along the riverbank as well as divert local utility services and local footpaths. […]

  • 20 November 2014

    The Cheboygan River dredging program is scheduled to start on Monday, November 24, according to Interim Cheboygan City Manager Tom Eustice. Luedtke Engineering Company of Frankfort, Mich., will undertake this very important cleanup project which will last about two weeks, reported Cheboygan Daily Tribune. “They plan to work around the clock, weather permitting,” Eustice said. “A lot of […]

  • 17 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District, has received an application from Marion County (OR) for a Department of the Army permit related to the dredging work in waters of the United States. The proposed project involves annual removal of a maximum of 800 cubic yards (CY) of sand, silt, and gravel from below […]

  • 26 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The first meeting of the Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA) will take place this Friday following the creation of the authority at the end of January. The SRA will help shape and improve flood management in the county, identifying what work is needed and funding and delivering a higher standard of flood protection. It will also […]

  • 12 March 2014

    Fox River dredging program was scheduled to commence later this month, but because of the ice on the river, the project will be delayed for some time, reports wbay.com. James Hahnenberg, EPA Remedial Project Manager, said: “How much of a delay really depends on the weather over the next few weeks.” According to EPA, this […]

  • 15 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Maroochy River dredging and beach renourishment scheme for 2015 has been completed by Neumann Contractors. The Sunshine Coast Council (SCC) required the dredging of sand within the Maroochy River. This involved the mobilization of the 450mm cutter suction dredge the “Nu Endeavour” through the Maroochy River mouth and the dredging of 75,000m3 of sand through an […]

  • 15 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Fifty years ago, Rachel Carson’s Silent Spring appeared on bookshelves. Silent Spring described the potentially devastating impacts of widespread use of chemicals, like the pesticide DDT. Thanks in part to Carson’s work, use of pesticides is now regulated, and the use of DDT is banned in the United States. Birds like the bald eagle and […]

  • 8 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, awarded a $10.3 million construction contract to repair the damages to the R-616-613 and R-613 levee systems earlier this week. The R-616-613 and R-613 levee systems, damaged by the 2019 spring flooding, are approximately 19 miles long. The R-616-613 system starts on the Missouri River at Highway […]

  • 20 May 2015

    Royal HaskoningDHV has just won the Innovative and Novel Project Category award at this year’s UK River Prize for its Knepp Castle river restoration project. The company has been praised for its work on the River Adur, Knepp Castle Estate, West Sussex, winning the category at last night’s (May 19, 2015) award ceremony. The awards were set up […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The dredging operations are currently underway for what is believed to be the final stretch for the Fox River Cleanup Project, the FOX 11 News reports. This cleanup scheme is designed to reduce risk to human health and the environment due to the presence of PCBs – polychlorinated biphenyls – in Fox River sediment. It’s […]

  • 2 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Repair works along the Mississippi River at Fair Landing Bendway are progressing well and are on target to be completed as planned. The narrow bend along this reach of the river now passes one-way traffic under normal conditions, the ongoing repairs and future improvement work will allow two-way traffic to pass. According to the U.S. Army […]

  • 12 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Oregon Representative Peter DeFazio has secured an additional $11.7 million from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for projects in Oregon’s Fourth Congressional District as part of the Fiscal Year 2020 work plan for the Corps’ Civil Works program. “Our ports and harbors along the Oregon coast are critical lifelines for coastal communities, and support […]

  • 13 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Duke Energy pledged to take care of the Dan River and its surrounding environment as the company continues to address the coal ash release that began several days ago at the company’s Dan River power plant in Eden, N.C. “We apologize and will use all available resources to take care of the river,” said Paul […]

  • 14 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    BHP Billiton today provided an update on the recovery and response effort following the breach of the Fundão tailings dam and Santarém water dam at Samarco’s iron ore operations in Minas Gerais, Brazil, in November 2015. Works to stabilize tailings deposits along the impacted sections of the river system are continuing with the objective of […]

  • 28 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, recently selected Joel Brown as chief of its river operations branch, Operations Division. In this position, Brown will be responsible for the work of the Mat Sinking Unit, Dredge Jadwin, Vicksburg Harbor facility, maintenance section, navigation and dredging on the Mississippi, Red, and Ouachita/Black Rivers, and operation […]

  • 6 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Conservation leaders, federal and state officials, and other partners gathered yesterday on the Patapsco River to celebrate the removal of Bloede Dam, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources said in their latest announcement.  “Water is life, and healthy rivers are absolutely vital to our health, economy, and communities,” said Bob Irvin, President of American Rivers, […]

  • 10 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Greater Wellington Regional Council has decided that Option A is the preferred approach to providing flood protection in the stretch of the Hutt River between Ewen Bridge and Kennedy-Good Bridge, accepting the Hutt Valley Flood Management Sub-committee’s recommendation on the options.  This means that the scheme will now go forward for preliminary design, costings and implementation […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Representative Marcy Kaptur (OH-09) has announced that the United States Coast Guard is working actively to assist in flood relief efforts in Vermillion River, the Port of Huron, and the Rocky River. This intervention is the result of collaboration between Representative Kaptur and local officials in Vermilion, Huron, and Rocky River with Coast Guard and […]

  • 6 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    ML Dredging is about to complete a two phase maintenance dredging campaign to re-establish previous operational depths at Hamble Yacht Services. According to the company, phase one was undertaken by the backhoe dredger ‘Witton II’ with a combination of the split hopper barges ‘Split Two’ and ‘Split Three’. “Using both ‘Split Two’ and ‘Split Three’ […]

  • 27 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Chairman of the Paradip Port Trust, Shri Rinkesh Roy, announced today the completion of dredging operations at Mahanadi River Mouth. This work was carried out by a dredger of Dredging Corporation of India Ltd. Chairman, of the PPT during his interaction with the Press today informed that there is a narrow window period between January […]

  • 6 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Jerry Moran has introduced legislation with Senators Roy Blunt, Joni Ernst, Deb Fischer, Chuck Grassley, Josh Hawley, Pat Roberts and Ben Sasse to overhaul the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ process for managing water resources projects along the lower Missouri River system. The Lower Missouri River Flood Prevention Program Act, cosponsored by all of the […]