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  • 11 August 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, in cooperation with the Flood Diversion Authority, is conducting geomorphic field surveys alongside the Red River of the North tributaries near Fargo, North Dakota, and Moorhead, Minnesota, starting today. “Our survey teams will be collecting riverbank and riverbed data and placing survey monuments in the ground […]

  • 12 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Shannon Flood Risk State Agency Co-ordination Working Group at its recent meeting in Carrick-on-Shannon took a major decision to develop a plan for a strategic maintenance program on the River Shannon. Programmed maintenance works have not been carried out on the Shannon for a significant period of time and silt and vegetation has built up […]

  • 9 September 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The much anticipated Petaluma River dredging project is finally underway, informs the City of Petaluma, CA. The River is getting a facelift as USACE and their contractor started the two-month dredging project last weekend. According to the officials, the crews will be working 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, from September 4 through […]

  • 23 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is taking comments on a draft environmental assessment for a proposed breach repair along the Platte River bank just upstream of the confluence with the Missouri River near Plattsmouth. This repair is an emergency action in response to damage caused during the March 2019 flood event. Repairs would include […]

  • 9 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    A public consultation is underway about proposals to dredge the River Parrett between Stathe and Burrowbridge and will continue until Saturday, 1 June. The scheme is being led for Somerset Rivers Authority (SRA) by the Parrett Internal Drainage Board (IDB), working closely with the Environment Agency and Natural England. The aim of the proposed works […]

  • 21 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee (MRRIC) will be meeting, August 25–27, in Omaha, Neb. During the meetings, public will have opportunity to address the Committee and the lead agencies, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), regarding the Missouri River Recovery Program (MRRP). Updates regarding recent progress on […]

  • 8 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    River Raisin in Monroe, Michigan is getting closer–one scoop at a time–to being delisted from the Great Lakes Areas of Concern. The 2.6-mile section of the river, located near the Port of Monroe, Michigan’s only port on Lake Erie, was contaminated with PCBs and lead from nearby manufacturing. Multiple cleanups starting in 1997 have removed […]

  • 5 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, and the Souris River Joint Water Resources Board, or SRJB, are holding public meeting to discuss the Mouse River Enhanced Flood Protection Plan on August 9. The meeting will be held at the Minot Municipal Auditorium, Room 201, 420 3rd Ave. Southwest, Minot. There will be […]

  • 10 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE St. Paul District is nearing the completion of its dredging contract to place near 150,000 cubic yards of dredged material to the Buck Creek Placement Site. The material was removed from the Mississippi River navigation channel at McMillian Island near Lock and Dam 10 in Guttenberg, Iowa. The Corps worked with its partners […]

  • 18 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Colombia’s government has awarded a $1.33 billion contract to the Navelena consortium, led by Brazil’s Odebrecht SA, to improve navigability on the Magdalena River. This deepening program will be carried out along a 908-kilometer stretch of the river between the town of Puerto Salgar and the Caribbean port city of Barranquilla. “This is undoubtedly the […]

  • 25 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last week, the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council voted to approve two amendments to the Initial Funded Priorities List (FPL), one regarding the State of Louisiana Lowermost Mississippi River Management project (LMRM) and the other regarding the State of Florida Palm River Restoration Project Phase II, East McKay Bay project. With respect to LMRM, the […]

  • 26 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Mystic River Federal Navigation Project in Groton and Stonington, Conn., is being performed by Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting Company, LLC, of Quincy, Mass. The Mystic River FNP consists of: a 15-foot channel, 125 feet from the Sound up to the railroad bridge, then 100 feet wide up to highway bridge (U.S. Route 1); a 12-foot channel above the […]

  • 7 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The City of Minot will next week host a public meeting on the Mouse River Enhanced Flood Protection Project draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement. The meeting, organized by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District and the Souris River Joint Water Resource Board (SRJB), will be held December 15 in room 201 at the Minot […]

  • 4 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Senator Chris Coons has announced that the Delaware River deepening project will be funded through end of 2016. President Obama’s budget proposal for the coming fiscal year reflects progress on a number of priorities of Senator Coons, including the Delaware dredging. “The federal budget is a reflection of our nation’s values and priorities, and what’s clear […]

  • 5 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    A project to remove approximately 12,000m3 of silt from Gloucester Docks and the canal between Llanthony Bridge and St Ann Bridge is underway. The £200K scheme will take around six weeks to complete, reports the Canal and River Trust. In fact, specialist machinery will float in the Docks, with a water-borne plough pulled by a tug. […]

  • 10 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    Boston MP Matt Warman has called continued dredging in Wainfleet a ‘vital’ piece of the puzzle in preventing another disaster in the town. Nearly 600 homes were flooded last year after heavy rainfall saw the River Steeping burst its banks, Lincolnshire Live reports. Despite the challenges posed by Covid-19, targeted dredging in Wainfleet continues alongside […]

  • 10 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A great deal of work has been underway on the implementation of the Federal Government’s $3 million Tamar River Recovery Plan for cleaning up the River and improving the local environment and economy in Tasmania. Minister for the Environment Greg Hunt and Federal Member for Bass Andrew Nikolic today visited the Tamar River to inspect […]

  • 14 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The St. Johns River Water Management District, Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), state and local elected officials, and Indian River Lagoon protection advocates yesterday celebrated the completion of a two-year-long muck dredging project in the Eau Gallie River aimed at improving water quality. Attendees gathered at historic Ballard Park at the mouth of the […]

  • 29 December 2011

    The Cansaga River will be dredged, and Consolacion’s drainage system needs improvement. More than 200 families displaced by flooding will be relocated. These solutions were pledged by Consolacion town and Cebu provincial government officials to prevent a repeat of the flooding that hit the town last Tuesday. More than 200 families were affected in at […]

  • 3 September 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The Environment Agency is about to begin work in the river channel in Sheffield this month (September) to help reduce the risk of flooding in the city. According to the EA, gravel and debris will be removed from rivers in Malinbridge and Hillsborough to help reduce the risk of flooding in Sheffield. These works will […]

  • 1 November 2012

    The Cibubur River is in desperate need of more dredging program, according to beritajakarta.com. The current condition of Cibubur River is very alarming, said Chief of RW 02 Krendang Urban Village, and added: “Yes, the river was had been dredged in front of Tambora Sub-District Community Health Center (Puskesmas) three months ago, but the mud […]

  • 28 August 2020
    Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District just shared this beautiful photo of the deep draft hopper dredge Essayons working at the mouth of the Columbia River. According to the Corps, over the next several weeks the Essayons will dredge sand from the Columbia River bar, the world’s most dangerous entrance to a major […]

  • 14 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Petaluma River dredging program was successfully completed this week, the USACE San Francisco District reports. To celebrate the long-awaited milestone, the City of Petaluma hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony yesterday. Around-the-clock dredging started September 5 with The Sandpiper, an all-electric cutter-head suction dredger owned by Pacific Dredge & Construction. With the dredger in the background, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 August 2011

    City commissioners have given a local shipper the go-ahead to pursue a dredging project – at his own cost – and store the material… By RALPH HEIBUTZKI (heraldpalladium) [mappress] Source: heraldpalladium, August 15, 2011

  • 2 March 2010
    Project & Tenders

    The bitterly contested deepening of the Delaware River’s shipping channel officially began at noon yesterday, in water near Delaware City, Del… [mappress] Source: Philly.com, March 2, 2010