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  • 25 November 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District has announced another upcoming temporary lane closure on Riverway as dredging activities continue to progress on Phase 2 of the $36.5 million Muddy River Flood Risk Management project in Boston and Brookline, Massachusetts. According to the Corps, a temporary lane closure will take place Nov. 30, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 8 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    MidCoast Council, NSW, Australia, has just announced that their dredging operations in the Lower Myall River are progressing according to schedule with 27,000 cubic metres of sand removed from the eastern channel so far. The contractor, Dredging Solutions Pty Ltd, is now one month in to the 27 week project that will remove a total […]

  • 14 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The seemingly simple question of what governs the shapes of river channels has been a longstanding challenge for geologists and civil engineers. A new study led by scientists at University of California, Santa Cruz, shows that the amount of sediment a river transports is a key factor in determining river channel geometry and the size […]

  • 30 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has declared the Butuanon River as a water quality management area (WQMA), a move expected to boost ongoing efforts to revive the polluted water body in the bustling province of Cebu. DENR Secretary Ramon J.P. Paje recently signed an administrative order designating the 23-kilometer river as a […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 July 2020
    Business development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mississippi Valley Division, recently selected St. Paul District Channels and Harbors Section Supervisor and Lewiston, Minnesota, resident Steve Tapp as the division’s nominee for the national Outstanding Civilian of the Year Award. The award recognizes a civilian’s contributions and support to the Corps of Engineers, including civil works, humanitarian […]

  • 27 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A 623-square-foot sanctuary oyster reef in the Elizabeth River captured recognition for the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ environmental work. The district was among 109 local businesses recognized by the Elizabeth River Project for its environmental achievements, specifically, partnering with a local school and organizations to build a tidal estuary off the shoreline […]

  • 23 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    On Wednesday, January 16, 2013 from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. Clearwater, NRDC, Riverkeeper, and Scenic Hudson presented a Hudson River General Electric PCB cleanup update for Mid-Hudson communities, entitled “Hudson River PCB Forum,” at the Marist College Boathouse. The federal and state agencies involved with General Electric’s cleanup of PCBs in the Hudson River presented […]

  • 7 July 2011

    The first step toward cleaning a portion of the Fawn River took place Wednesday morning on the river’s bank just north of Howe. A large … [mappress] Source: wnews, July 7, 2011;

  • 5 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Private Investment Promotion Agency (ProInversión), in cooperation with the Ministry of Transport and Communications (MTC), recently held the information event on “The Amazon Waterway”, a project intended to improve the navigability conditions in the Peruvian Amazon river waterway system. The project’s Development Area comprises the Marañón and Amazon Rivers, Saramiriza-Iquitos-Santa Rosa section; Huallaga River, […]

  • 7 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Kansas City District is currently performing multiple tasks to address priority areas of concern and damages on the Lower Missouri River. These obstacles in the waterway have accumulated during the last few years of high water. “The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, assets and crew, are en route to help […]

  • 24 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis and subcontractor Herve Cody are hard at work finishing the C-38 Project on the Kissimmee River in Florida. This project was designed to help restore natural flows to the Kissimmee River Basin. In all, J.E. McAmis moved 10 million cubic yards of material on this project. Subcontractor, Herve Cody is putting the finishing […]

  • 11 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    California Representative Jared Huffman announced earlier this week that over $11 million in long-awaited federal funding has been allocated for river maintenance in the Fiscal Year 2020 Army Corps of Engineers work plan for the North Bay. Roughly $9.7 million will go to dredging the Petaluma River and $1.3 million will be allocated towards preparation […]

  • 7 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging is expected to be carried out in the Whakatāne River next week, according to the New Zealand’s Whakatāne District Council latest release. Under the cleanup plan, the council will undertake maintenance dredging at the upper end of the navigation channel opposite the Whakatāne Yacht Club. The work is expected to be completed during […]

  • 13 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Department of Environment and Natural Resources-XI and the Provincial Government of Compostela Valley in the Philippines have signed a Joint Special Order creating a Technical Working Group (TWG) and Working Committees tasked to formulate the Naboc River Rehabilitation Master Plan. Signing parties of the Joint Special Order were Assistant Secretary for Field Operations-Eastern Mindanao and […]

  • 20 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The next round of dredging operations in the Metedeconk River is now underway, according to the Brick Township officials. The project, which began late last year, is part of a $16 million scheme to continue returning channels in Barnegat Bay to a state of good repair. The first few days will consist of work during […]

  • 18 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Once the Tullahan River is cleaned up, it can be developed as an alternative transport route for people and goods to ease traffic on Metro Manila’s streets, an official of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) said, the Philippine News Agency (PNA) reports.  “If we can clean up and revive Tullahan River, this […]

  • 15 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    A webinar named ‘Restoring Connecticut River Flow in a Changing Climate’, hosted by Kim Lutz from The Nature Conservancy, is set to take place on February 27, 2019, at 12:00pm. During the webinar, Kim Lutz will cover assessment and management recommendations for the Connecticut River watershed, the largest watershed in New England, covering 7.2 million acres. In […]

  • 17 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing to perform a riverbank protection project to stabilize approximately 500 linear feet of riverbank along the Connecticut River in Lyme, New Hampshire. According to the Corps, erosion is occurring at a section of river bank along the western side of River Road, just south […]

  • 11 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    A coalition of environmental groups on Tuesday released a report outlining 19 priority projects for restoring the Mississippi River Delta following the 2010 Gulf oil disaster.  Restoring the Mississippi River Delta for People and Wildlife: Recommended Projects and Priorities was jointly authored by conservation groups working together on Mississippi River Delta restoration – Environmental Defense Fund, National Wildlife Federation, National […]

  • 3 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Deltares is teaming up with Rijkswaterstaat, the universities of Delft, Wageningen and Nijmegen, and organizations representing shipping and fishing to investigate the impact and properties of the re-structuring of the River Waal with river training walls. Gerard Blom signed an agreement on behalf of Deltares with the other seven organizations on 26 June. This joint […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Construction activities continue on Phase 1 of the $30.9 million Muddy River Flood Risk Management and Environmental Restoration project in Boston, Massachusetts. On Saturday, March 21, Jug Handle roadway will be closed to vehicular and pedestrian traffic in order to install the piping beneath the roadway for the river diversion work. Vehicular traffic will be […]

  • 29 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Last week, the Port of South Louisiana and the parishes of St. Charles, St. John the Baptist, and St. James, collectively known as the River Region Economic Development Initiative (RREDI), were host to the annual River Parishes Economic Development Breakfast in Washington, D.C. At the event, Senators Bill Cassidy and John Kennedy and Congressmen Cedric Richmond, Garret […]

  • 25 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Wind-driven expansion of marsh ponds on the Mississippi River Delta is a significant factor in the loss of crucial land in the Delta region, according to research published by scientists at Indiana University and North Carolina State University. The study found that 17 percent of land loss in the area resulted from pond expansion, much […]