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  • 18 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    The cleanup of coal ash from the Emory River in East Tennessee has been “remarkable” with more than 70 percent removed from the waterway since the spill at TVA’s Kingston coal-fired plant, a state environment official told lawmakers Tuesday. [mappress] Source: Tennessean, February 17, 2010

  • 16 January 2012

    The Mississippi River is the highway to the vast central portion of the United States. Many of the commodities and goods produced in the heartland of the United States are brought to world markets via the Mississippi River to the Gulf of Mexico and beyond to the world economies. Likewise, important products are transported from […]

  • 3 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The St. Johns River Water Management District is hosting a meeting on June 7 in Melbourne, FL to provide the public with an update on the status of the Eau Gallie River dredging project. The purpose of the meeting is to provide an update to the community on the project and expected work period. The […]

  • 17 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District is implementing additional navigation restrictions for boaters along roughly 10 miles of the lower Kissimmee River basin. As reported, USACE continues backfilling operations on the C-38 Canal as part of an ongoing effort to restore historic flows of the Kissimmee River. Earlier this summer, the Corps closed […]

  • 4 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis, a Longview based heavy-civil, marine and environmental contractor, has just released the latest photos from their dredging operations at the Old Mouth of the Cowlitz River in Washington. The project is subject to tidal influences and annual river freshets, said USACE. A large shoal regularly forms at the Old Mouth of the Cowlitz […]

  • 23 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The much-delayed deepening and fairway widening program on the Elbe River, conducted by the Belgium’s dredging giant DEME Group, officially started today. After a symbolic push on the button, the trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Scheldt River kicked off the works, which should be completed early 2021. The project consists of the widening and deepening of […]

  • 24 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    USACE Commanding General Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite signed the Chief’s Report last week, which sends the Yuba River Ecosystem Restoration project to Congress for authorization, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Sacramento District reports.  “A lot of hard work and dedication has gone into this effort to restore the natural habitat along one of California’s […]

  • 16 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman and Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Commissioner Bob Martin announced yesterday that Occidental Chemical Corp. has agreed to pay the State $190 million to resolve its liability for past cleanup and removal costs, natural resource damages and other costs and damages related to contamination of the Passaic River. The Occidental […]

  • 4 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    In order to celebrate the “Company of the Year 2015” (Onderneming van het Jaar) award, last week, DEME brought its trailing suction hopper dredger Congo River in Antwerp, giving the public opportunity to tour the vessel. TSHD Congo River, one of the newest ships in DEME fleet, has the hopper capacity of 30,190 m³. The contract for […]

  • 22 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP) has just released October update for the cleanup of lead impacted sediment by hydraulic dredging in the Mill River. CT DEEP, together with the contractor TRC, is currently dredging, dewatering the sediment, treating the filtrate water from the dewatering process and discharging treated water back to the Mill River. […]

  • 19 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Hatea River boaties now have a bigger than usual obstacle to watch for on their trips to and from the Town Basin. Dredging has started on two sections of the Hatea River near the Town Basin, with the dredging barge and tug likely to be in operation somewhere along the section of river between the […]

  • 26 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) is investigating measures to augment the navigational capacity of the River Ganges, under the Jal Vikas Marg project. The River Ganges (or River Ganga) already carries some shipping, and is recognized as having the potential to be a major inland waterway of over 1,500 km in length. HR Wallingford, […]

  • 28 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Seattle District, is seeking interested business sources for a construction project titled ‘Quillayute River Hydraulic Dredging FY15’, located in La Push, Washington. Proposed project will be a firm fixed-price construction project and construction magnitude is estimated to be between $1 million and $5 million. This scheme will include […]

  • 16 May 2012

    UPI reports that Uruguay’s river transport export links are being put at risk because of Argentine delays that critics say are mired in corruption and business rivalries. Uruguay depends on river transport to access export markets but the Latin American country also needs to keep the waterways dredged regularly. In recent months Uruguay’s trade is […]

  • 31 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control has just released a video about the Little River dredging scheme, located near Dover, from the Route 9/Bayside Drive bridge in Little Creek. This dredging program, undertaken by Southwind Construction of Evansville, Ind., aims to help stimulate the local economy and support public safety by enhancing boater access […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The River Thames Scheme is aimed to reduce flood risk from Datchet to Teddington through a proposed program of projects and investment in communities near Heathrow. Over 15,000 homes and businesses within the area are currently at risk from flooding from a 1 in 100 flood (that is a flood with a 1% chance of occurring […]

  • 30 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    ABP Marine Environmental Research ltd (ABPmer) has been contracted by the River Hamble Harbor Authority to undertake its 2015 annual bathymetric survey. The survey is carried out to help the River Hamble Harbor Authority to maintain its knowledge of the water depths within the river and to capture any morphological changes that might be occurring […]

  • 9 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP) has just released latest update for the cleanup of lead impacted sediment by hydraulic dredging in the Mill River. DEEP together with the contractor TRC recently completed the sediment dredging portion of the project and are currently in the on-going process of dewatering the sediment, treating […]

  • 9 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    At yesterday’s St. Johns River Water Management District’s Governing Board meeting, the board learned that the low bidder for the Eau Gallie River muck dredging project, Blue Goose Construction (BGC), can do the work for $18.5 million – leaving about $2 million potentially available for additional dredging and improvements. “I am pleased to report that […]

  • 21 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Town to begin new river dredging phase THE third dredging phase of the Nadi River is expected to commence soon, says Director Land and Water Resources Management Division Lakshman Mudaliar… [mappress] Source:fijitimes,January 20,2010;

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The states of Pennsylvania and New Jersey are not the only two entities brought together by the Delaware River. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District and the Independence Seaport Museum are as well. As such, it is no surprise there are close to a dozen governmental and non-governmental organizations and agencies that are […]

  • 23 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Manitoulin Streams Improvement Association (MSIA), with support and labor help from the municipality of Central Manitoulin, recently completed the dredging operations at the mouth of the Mindemoya River, according to the Manitoulin Expositor. Commenting this cleanup scheme, Seija Deschenes, coordinator of MSIA, said that they had put in a work permit application to the Ministry of Natural […]

  • 16 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    After much preparation, planning and anticipation – the sediment removal on the Muddy River Phase 2 project is now underway. This work will be completed under the terms of a $36.5 million contract issued by the USACE New England District. The non-Federal sponsors for the project are the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the City of Boston, […]

  • 19 November 2020
    Collaboration, Outlook & strategy

    The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), The Nature Conservancy (TNC), and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) yesterday announced the creation of the Sustainable Rivers Program (SRP) Atchafalaya River Project. The SRP is a national program in which the USACE partners with TNC to develop environmental flow regimes to benefit ecosystems downstream of […]

  • 12 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Congressman Clay Higgins announced earlier this week that South Louisiana waterway projects received significant funding in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers FY 2020 Work Plan. Commenting the latest news, Higgins said: “Since coming to Congress, my office has worked closely with the Army Corps to secure more than $406 million for dredging and […]

  • 18 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, awarded last week a $12 million construction contract to Klutina River Contractors of Irvine, California, to continue interim repairs on the Missouri River Levee System L-594. The focus of this contract will be the closure of two of the outlet breaches on the levee system directly west […]