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  • 6 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Fugro is participating in a nearshore replenishment trial that aims to reduce the cost of beach maintenance. Sustaining Poole Bay’s wide sandy beach is hugely important for the protection of seafront properties and infrastructure against regional coastal flooding and erosion. Maintaining these sands has historically relied on traditional replenishment schemes; dredging material from the harbor […]

  • 3 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging of the Port Hope harbour will begin this month as part of the Municipality’s annual maintenance program to allow safe access for boaters during the summer. In accordance with the Municipality’s Sediment Management and Dredging Strategy in October 2012, the dredging will remove 5000m3 of sediment from the harbour to obtain a depth of […]

  • 20 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Dredging of the Port Hope harbour will begin this month as part of the Municipality’s annual maintenance program to allow safe access for boaters during the summer. In the past two years, dredging has been limited to clearing a channel along the west wall for boater access. With the implementation of the Municipality’s Sediment Management […]

  • 18 September 2012

    Herrera Environmental Consultants Inc. has won a US$5 million contract for the environmental services, sediment sampling and analysis in western Washington, western Oregon and southeastern Alaska. According to hydroworld.com, this work is to include characterization of various marine, brackish and freshwater sediments; design of navigation channels and dredging equipment; acoustic Doppler evaluations; wave data analysis; […]

  • 13 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The USACE, Galveston District, has awarded a contract to SOL Engineering Services LLC for the collection and analyses of water and sediment samples from the federally-maintained Matagorda Ship Channel entrance channel. According to Lisa Finn, an environmental project manager with the USACE Galveston District’s Navigation Branch, the contract requires collection and analyses of sediment including […]

  • 24 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has awarded a contract to SOL Engineering Service LLC for environmental services to include the collection and analyses of water and sediment samples from the federally-maintained Gulf Intracoastal Waterway’s Channel to Victoria Middle Reach. According to Lisa Finn, an environmental project manager with the USACE Galveston District’s […]

  • 6 April 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract to Sol Engineering LLC, an 8(a) small business, in the amount of $42,155.24 for environmental services to include a study comprised of collection and chemical analyses of water and sediment samples from the federally-maintained Texas City Navigation Channel. Routine testing allows staff to analyze […]

  • 30 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Region 2 of the U.S. EPA will evaluate, in close coordination with the State of New York, approximately 1,800 sediment samples taken in 2017 by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) from the Upper Hudson River. EPA also will continue efforts to complete the study of the Upper Hudson River and conduct […]

  • 13 November 2012

    The pre-dredging activities, which include collecting sediment samples from the Charleston Harbor, are currently underway, and it’s a very complex job to be done. Terry Cake, the vice president of Anamar Environmental Consulting of Gainesville, Fla., said: “The United States has some of the most stringent laws for dredge analysis in the world. All of […]

  • 5 July 2012

    The Christie Administration has expressed disappointment in a federal appeals court ruling upholding the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ project to deepen the Delaware River’s shipping channel from the mouth of the bay to Camden. “Governor Christie and I have remained steadfast in our position that the Army Corps of Engineers must be compelled to […]

  • 17 June 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a task order to Sol Engineering LLC, an 8(a) small business, in the amount of $239,380.19 for environmental services to include a study comprised of collection and chemical analyses of water and sediment samples from the federally-maintained Brazos Island Harbor, Entrance Channel and Brazos Island Harbor, […]

  • 25 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    On-site environmental investigations for the McGowan Government’s Spoilbank Marina project in Port Hedland have officially started, the Government of Western Australia reports.  The State Government has engaged consultants to assist in preparing the environmental impact assessment of the marina project, with O2 Marine to conduct field investigations in Port Hedland from today. The work includes […]

  • 18 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Cardno’s marine and freshwater ecology group is currently undertaking statistical analyses and reporting of ‘sponge garden’ habitat in Melbourne’s Port Phillip Heads. The work will determine the trajectory of recovery of the habitat affected by dredging associated with the deepening of the entrance channel into Port Phillip. Cardno will examine images collected by Professional Diving […]

  • 26 January 2012

    ABPmer and Capita Symonds with URS have been contracted by the Environment Agency to record the sediment properties in the intertidal zone of the Bristol Channel and Severn Estuary coastlines. The study, which will consider the coastline between Sharpness and Porlock Bay, is being undertaken to understand the variation in the bed characteristics in front […]

  • 22 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    MESL were identified as the preferred consultancy to collect, process and identify samples from three of five regional projects; The Humber, Thames and Anglian regions. The samples will be collected in order to obtain a baseline dataset that will be used to deliver monitoring conditions for marine licences via the new Regional Seabed Monitoring Plan […]

  • 3 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    Hurricane Sandy’s passage up the eastern seaboard in October 2012 generated a storm surge and waves that severely impacted Virginia’s ocean beaches, including those at Sandbridge and Wallops Island. Now, with the official start of the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season on June 1 reminding the nation of its vulnerability to tropical cyclones, researchers at the […]

  • 1 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Nova RMF from Napa, California, has won a $9.3 million for firm-fixed-price task order under a previously awarded multiple award construction contract for maintenance dredging of piers at Naval Amphibious Base Coronado. The work to be performed provides for maintenance dredging of surrounding piers in order to re-establish the minimum required harbor depths needed for […]

  • 29 June 2011

    The U.S. EPA has successfully moved ahead of the Aerovox Mill demolition schedule anticipated earlier this year. The initial phase of the demolition process, involving the removal of hazardous materials from inside the building, is expected to be completed in early July. The careful deconstruction of the building structure is now set to begin by […]

  • 14 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract to Sol Engineering LLC, an 8(a) small business, in the amount of $49,220.82 for environmental services to include chemical and grain size analyses of water and sediment samples from the federally-maintained Houston Ship Channel. Routine testing allows staff to analyze and evaluate shoal material […]

  • 31 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos yesterday announced that the state is nearing completion of their independent investigation of Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB) contamination in the Hudson River. At Governor Andrew Cuomo’s direction, DEC launched a sampling effort this summer to fully assess the nature and extent of contamination left behind […]

  • 8 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded two small business task order contracts to Sol Engineering Service LLC, (an 8(a) small business) in the amount of $63,498.55 for environmental services to include collection and analyses of water and sediment samples from the federally-maintained Gulf Intracoastal Waterway from Rollover Pass to the Galveston Causeway […]

  • 15 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    In 2003, Gruber’s Grove Bay on Lake Wisconsin was placed on the federal list of Impaired Waters pursuant to the Clean Water Act. Despite two previous dredging actions, the bay remains one of the most highly contaminated sediment sites in the State of Wisconsin. This winter, the Army at Badger Army Ammunition Plant completed a […]

  • 27 February 2012

    As described in a Fact Sheet published December 22, 2011, the Department of the Navy is currently performing dredging at the former Naval Air Station (NAS) Alameda Seaplane Lagoon. The purpose of this work is to protect human health and the environment by removing contaminated sediments. The Navy is aware of some recent concerns regarding […]

  • 18 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    In an initiative of the ‘Love our Lakes’ program, the Gippsland Lakes Environment Fund has provided funding for sand nourishment works at Crescent Island and Pelican Island to improve the habitat values for migratory birds such as the threatened Little Term and the Fairy Term. The preliminary feasibility study included sediment sampling and modelling. The […]

  • 5 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sediments in the bottom of Central Puget Sound show declining environmental health over a 10-year period, according to a just-released report from the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology). Central Puget Sound is the area south of Whidbey Island to the Tacoma Narrows. It includes industrialized and urbanized Elliott and Commencement bays, Sinclair Inlet and Bainbridge […]

  • 18 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Dioxin levels in lake-bottom sediments in most areas at the northern tip of Lake Washington are consistent with background soil and sediment concentrations found in the Seattle-area, according to data released today from a joint study by the city of Kenmore (Kenmore) and the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology). “We’re encouraged by these findings,” said […]