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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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 31 August 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Safety

    Boating at Kalbarri (WA) is safer following the completion of maintenance dredging to widen the channel and restore safe navigational depths at the mouth of Murchison River. According to the Department of Transport (DoT) Director Coastal Facilities, Donna West, the work which started in January included dredging of the land back wharf and boat pens […]

  • 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;

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    About 110,000 cubic metres of sand are being dredged from the Tweed River entrance to maintain a clear channel for safer boating in the region, the National Party of Australia reports. NSW Nationals Member for Tweed, Geoff Provest, said that the dredging of one of the most dynamic channels in Australia had happened annually since […]

  • 21 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has just announced that a $26 million cleanup will begin this month on Lake George Canal in the cities of East Chicago and Hammond, Indiana. The waterway is part of the Grand Calumet River Area of Concern on Lake Michigan, identified by the United States and Canada as one […]

  • 13 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB) has unveiled a plan to repair embankments in four upazilas (administrative regions in Bangladesh) to tackle river erosion, the United News of Bangladesh (UNB) informs.  Under this plan, supported with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) funding, approximately 82 kilometers of vulnerable dyke parts will be repaired. The initiative was taken […]

  • 2 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Commissioner of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYS DEC) Basil Seggos yesterday gave a statement on the EPA second five-year review report on Hudson River dredging. Commenting on the Hudson River PCB cleanup report Commissioner Basil Seggos said that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has failed New York by determining that its PCB cleanup of the […]

  • 15 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Ukrainian Minister of Infrastructure Andrii Pyvovarskyi recently said that significant progress has been made on the issue of dredging the River Dnieper. According to Pyvovarskyi, dredging of the river will begin in July, lasting for approx. three months. Regarding the project, agreements have been already made with agricultural company NIBULON. Explaining the project, Parliamentary Deputy Andrii Vadaturskyi […]

  • 18 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Officials from the Japanese Embassy in Manila and the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) last week visited several improvement projects along the Pasig River, funded by the Japanese Government. The site inspection was led by Ambassador Koji Haneda and DPWH Secretary Mark Villar aboard a river boat, who toured the ongoing Pasig-Marikina River […]

  • 5 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards and Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development Secretary Shawn D. Wilson last week joined officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers  to announce an agreement for the deepening of the Mississippi River from the Gulf of Mexico through Baton Rouge has been authorized and signed.    “This is a […]

  • 26 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    A plan to dredge a section of the Grand River, aimed to restore navigability of the Grand River from downtown Grand Rapids to Grand Haven in Michigan, has been postponed officially. This Grand River Waterway Project’s release comes after months of inaction by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) regarding soil sampling testing, which […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    I.S. RIVERS, the 2nd international conference on integrative sciences and sustainable development of rivers, will take place on 22-26 June, 2015, in Lyon, France. This event, organized by the GRAIE and ZABR, is an international conference dedicated to research and practices on natural and human-impacted large rivers, in particular functioning, changes and processes, interface and […]

  • 1 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    A £700,000 dredging project aimed at making Leicestershire’s waterways easier for boaters to navigate has started this week. The project will see a floating digger clearing 12,000 tonnes of mud and silt from the bed of the River Soar, dredging almost nine miles of the river in two phases. The first phase started this week with the […]

  • 14 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    As the 10-year effort to remove toxic sediment from the Buffalo River nears completion this summer, the focus now shifts to shoreline access and habitat restoration along this once-dead river. After nearly five years of planning and design work, construction is beginning at RiverBend and seven other locations along the Buffalo River that are essential […]

  • 18 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, awarded recently contract to Tunheim Construction of Moorhead, Minnesota, to make repairs to Mississippi River Locks and Dams 4 and 5. Lock and Dam 4 is located near Alma, Wisconsin. Lock and Dam 5 is located near Winona, Minnesota. At each of these locks, the work will […]

  • 16 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee last Thursday, May 12th 2016, visited the Somerset Levels to discuss dredging and efforts to increase Somerset’s resilience against flood waters. During the visit, the Committee meet the Environment Agency and local partners in Taunton to find out what has been done to better prepare Somerset for future severe […]

  • 22 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, has entered into a project partnership agreement with the Upper Minnesota River Watershed District to build the Marsh Lake Ecosystem Restoration Project. Marsh Lake is on the Minnesota River between Swift and Lac qui Parle counties near Ortonville, Minnesota. The Marsh Lake project involves restoring the environment by […]

  • 9 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, began repairs along three levees near Orting, Washington, at a total cost of about $1.45 million. One repair site is located near Leach Road on the Puyallup River where 310 feet of levee has been damaged. The other two sites are located on the Carbon River. 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 […]