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  • 21 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Dredge Potter launched for the beginning of the 2015-2016 dredging season yesterday from the St. Louis District’s Service Base. The Potter’s mission is to maintain a 9-foot deep, 300-foot wide channel on 300 miles of the Mississippi River from Saverton, Missouri, to Cairo, Illinois, making navigation possible for towboats to […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    With 9-day consecutive efforts, China International Water & Electric Corporation (CWE) completed the flood control and emergency works of the Canar Flood Control Project on the Tixay River in Ecuador. The Tixay River, located at the upper reaches of the San Francisco River, Naranjal City, has become an aboveground river as its bed height exceeds […]

  • 11 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    As special session talks heat up in the Capitol, Senator Thad Altman just revealed that the revitalization of the Indian River Lagoon remains his top legislative priority, in addition to the restoration of the Florida Everglades. The Senate’s proposed budget allocates $37 million for Florida Forever, the state’s land acquisition program, which was contested by Altman […]

  • 28 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has scheduled a Pre-Solicitation Conference on the Delaware River dredging program for November 6, 2013, at the Independence Seaport Museum, Philadelphia. The Conference will be held to discuss the scope of the next construction contract for the Delaware River Main Channel Deepening (DRMCD) Project. The proposed contract […]

  • 21 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The south west Guangxi region has launched recently the class three navigational channel dredging project on the section from Chongzuo to Nanning on the Zuojiang River that will enable ships of 1,000 tonnes to sail direct from Chongzuo to the Pearl River Delta. A branch of the Pearl, the Zuojiang River reaches Vietnam in the […]

  • 30 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The future of the Mississippi River Delta will likely look drastically different than it does now, according to the Restore the Mississippi River Delta latest article. “As sea level rise increases, we need to be smart about where and how we build land along Louisiana’s coast. A viable future for coastal Louisiana means a smaller […]

  • 24 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Long-term plans to reduce flood risk for people in St Asaph are to be unveiled at a public drop-in session in the city. The proposals, drawn up by Natural Resources Wales (NRW), will see the city’s flood defenses enhanced, but will also involve a number of innovative projects upstream to manage flood risk naturally. NRW […]

  • 3 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The local government units of La Trinidad and Baguo City are scouting for adopters of the Balili River System for its sustained revitalization and rehabilitation. Recently designated as Water Quality Management Area (WQMA) by the Environment and Management Bureau of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, the river system is targeted to regain its […]

  • 27 October 2020
    Equipment

    USACE Portland District has just released this amazing photo of their dredger Yaquina, taken during her recent work near Port of Kalama. The Yaquina is one of two Portland District’s hopper dredges. The hopper dredge is a specialized sea-going vessel, ready to dredge and transport material from ocean bars, fast flowing rivers and harbors to […]

  • 2 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    Memphis District Corps of Engineers Commander Col. Zachary Miller toured on-going construction works at Cedar Point Dikes last week. The project is located on the Mississippi River in Tipton County, Tennessee. Once complete, the dike will assist in maintaining navigation by forcing the flow of water into the defined channel. Maintaining navigation on the Mississippi […]

  • 24 August 2012

    Ortigas & Co. has announced it will spend P300 million for a 1.5 kilometer river protection system around the Circulo Verde. “The project will be completed by June next year and will help increase the carrying capacity of the Marikina River,” said the company statement. According to interaksyon.com, Joey F. Santos, Ortigas & Co. senior […]

  • 9 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment Agency has started construction works on the Arundel tidal defense scheme (ATDS). According to the EA, construction of the new flood defense at River Road and Tarrant Wharf, and work to strengthen the river wall along Fitzalan Road, started in November 2019. This work will continue to February 2020 (Fitzalan Road/Tarrant Wharf) and […]

  • 6 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    As many as 23 spots of water channel, river, and plaster in Central Jakarta will be repaired by the local Water Channel Management Public Works Sub-Department. The project is targeted to finish by upcoming December. “We’ll normalize water channel, river, and plaster in 23 locations in Central Jakarta. It is conducted to anticipate puddles and […]

  • 7 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    On Wednesday, January 16, 2013 from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. Clearwater, NRDC, Riverkeeper, and Scenic Hudson are presenting a Hudson River General Electric PCB cleanup update for Mid-Hudson communities, entitled “Hudson River PCB Forum,” at the Marist College Boathouse. In 2009, GE started to re-mediate the more than 1.3 million pounds of PCBs it released […]

  • 8 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, has released a draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment for proposed alterations to the existing levee system, as well as constructing new flood risk reduction features in Burlington, North Dakota. There has been a history of flooding along the Souris River (also referred to as the Mouse River) […]

  • 11 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    This week, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) allocated more than $85 million in its 2016 work plan to support dredging this year for 12 Oregon coastal ports. Governor Kate Brown, Oregon’s congressional delegation, and local legislators secured this funding following a collaborative effort to ensure the state’s coastal economies can thrive. “Oregon’s coastal […]

  • 28 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    King County will begin repairing two sections of bank erosion  along the Sammamish River on July 9, requiring brief, rolling closures of the popular Sammamish River Trail until the project is completed in September.  The work is to repair two areas where the levee along the river is eroding, threatening the integrity of the Sammamish […]

  • 23 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The first phase of the Sigatoka River dredging project is officially underway, Fiji Broadcasting Commission informs. Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Agriculture, Jitendra Singh, said that the main goals of this dredging scheme are to improve drainage of agricultural land, increase the flood discharge capacity of the river system and reduce flood damage. Under the […]

  • 23 May 2012

    Jakarta Provincial Government plans to normalize the Kresek River by dredging up the mud and building sluice gate and pumps to minimize inundations, especially when heavy rain pours. Jakarta Governor Fauzi Bowo said Kresek River is one of many rivers that will be normalized in rivers and riverbanks normalization program which currently in tender process, […]

  • 2 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Huge excavators positioned on jack-up barges on Deptford Creek have been dredging the riverbed to prepare for tunnelling in Greenwich, reports the Tideway – the company delivering the Thames Tideway Tunnel. The operation is a key part of Tideway’s work in south-east London to clean up the River Thames and will make it possible to […]

  • 13 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    With the skill of a surgeon, crews are meticulously dredging the Buffalo River, ridding it of decades of contamination, setting the stage for the restoration of habitat for fish and wildlife, improved water quality and enhanced public access. 24 hours a day, six days a week, between late June and December, operators dredge the river […]

  • 19 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has been awarded a $14.2 million grant from the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council for the Mississippi River Reintroduction into Maurepas Swamp project. This project is one of seven projects the RESTORE Council has selected for funding under its Initial Funded Priorities List that will directly benefit Louisiana. […]

  • 5 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Construction activities are coming to a close on Phase 1 of the $30.9 million Muddy River Flood Risk Management and Environmental Restoration project in Boston, Massachusetts. On Monday, June 27th, the final temporary river diversion steel sheeting was removed from upstream of the new Riverway Culvert and the Muddy River was flowing freely and completely […]

  • 16 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (NHDES) has announced that construction activities on the Suncook River stabilization and infrastructure protection project are currently underway in Epsom, NH. “This is a NHDES led project in partnership with the New Hampshire Department of Transportation (NHDOT) with work being conducted by F.L. Merrill Construction Inc. out of […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, issued a task order to dredge portions of the James River federal navigation channel during the next few months. As part of the three-year, $12 million indefinite delivery/indefinite quality contract with Cottrell Contracting Corporation, work began on Saturday, July 26 under a $3.2 million task order to […]

  • 4 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As part of Ohio EPA’s continuous effort to monitor and report on the quality of rivers and streams throughout Ohio, the Agency is launching a study this year of the Stillwater River Watershed. The Stillwater is a state scenic river that is part of the Great Miami River watershed. Information specific to the Stillwater can […]