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  • 15 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The EPA has just made available for public review a plan that outlines how GE will dismantle and decontaminate its 110 acre sediment processing facility that was built to support the dredging of the Hudson River PCBs superfund site. The plan, called the Processing Facility Demobilization and Restoration Plan, is required by the 2006 legal […]

  • 27 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has released an environmental assessment worksheet for a proposed construction project to widen and manage flow rates for a section of the Mississippi River channel near Hastings that has narrowed with sediment build up.  Changing sediment patterns have made it difficult and costly to maintain safe navigation through […]

  • 24 July 2020
    Business development

    Mr. Randy Pit has joined Rockford, MI, based Infrastructure Alternatives, Inc. (IAI) as the Business Development Manager for the company’s Dredging & Sediment Dewatering Division. Randy is responsible for developing new opportunities and strengthening IAI’s existing client relationships. He is well-known to many of IAI’s colleagues in the dredging and dredged material dewatering markets. Commenting […]

  • 19 September 2012

    Italdraghe has expanded its range of electric water jet suction dredgers to match the increasingly demanding requirements of those of its customers dredging deep water lakes, hydro-electric reservoirs, mines and quarries. The one-man operated Rainbow Eco-Dredger with its modular, fully-dismountable structure, is able to work at increased depths of at least 25 metres. Available in […]

  • 13 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Stornoway Port Authority is conducting a new round of tests aimed to provide a more detailed guide for the Stornoway Deep Water Port project. New tests started at Stornoway harbor last week, June 6, according to the authority. Stornoway Port Authority has agreed the further investment to provide additional information, manage risk and ultimately make […]

  • 11 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Port Metro Vancouver is continuing field studies in March 2016 as part of ongoing environmental and technical work for the Container Capacity Improvement Program. The Container Capacity Improvement Program was announced in 2011, and is Port Metro Vancouver’s long-term strategy to ensure the timely delivery of required infrastructure to meet anticipated growth in the container […]

  • 25 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    HKND Group – the company behind the Nicaragua Grand Canal project – has entered into an agreement with RODIO-Swissboring for a detailed physical Soil Investigation Program to be carried out for the Brito Access Channel and Brito Port area on the Pacific side. Also, the company has signed another agreement, this time with CSA Global of Australia, for project management and […]

  • 12 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Monitoring surveys carried out by the Warrenpoint Harbor Authority during the summer identified an elevated accumulation of material in the center of the turning basin which resulted in a draft restriction being placed on all vessels. This restriction resulted in significant disruption to the harbor and its clients. Attempts were made to relocate that material […]

  • 14 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Cornet Bay Marina environmental cleanup site near Oak Harbor is ready to come off the state’s list of contaminated sites, according to a proposal by the Washington Department of Ecology. The 1.1 acre site at 200 Cornet Bay Road underwent cleanup in 2014, followed by a year of groundwater monitoring. Ecology has determined that […]

  • 9 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Anthony D Bates Partnership (ADBP) announced today that the company has received dumping at sea permit for Dunmore East Harbor project. The maintenance dredging contract for the Dunmore East Harbor in South East Ireland, was awarded earlier this year to L&M Keating Ltd. L&M Keating, in association with the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Marine, engaged ADBP to […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The 9th International SedNet conference will be held on 23-26 September 2015, in Kraków, Poland. At the core of this SedNet conference, hosted and co-organized by the Faculty of Geology, Geophysics and Environmental Protection, AGH University of Science and Technology, will be the link between sediment and society, and the exchange of knowledge and respective experiences […]

  • 19 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Waterking, one of the market leaders in Western Europe in the production of amphibious excavators and accessories, has developed a new amphibious machine, the Transporter. The Transporter is designed for transporting people and equipment through wetlands, deltas and poor load-bearing terrains. The undercarriage of the amphibious excavator is used for the Transporter. The models vary […]

  • 11 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The 8th International SedNet Conference is scheduled for 6-9 November 2013, in Lisbon, Portugal. The program consists of key-note presentations and parallel lecture sessions on: • Sediments and ecosystems (and their services); • Integrated sediment management; • Sustainable dredged material management; • Sediment quality and quantity issues; • Interaction between fluvial, estuarine and coastal sediment. […]

  • 17 September 2020
    Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will remove more than 130,000 cubic yards of material, including contaminated sediment and debris, from Howards Bay in Superior, Wisconsin beginning this fall. The removal is part of the maintenance dredging contract awarded to La Crosse, Wisconsin-based, J.F. Brennan Company, Inc. “Cleanup of sediment at Howards Bay is a […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen Shipyards, an international shipbuilding group, has just released a video about their DOP Submersible Dredge Pump 200. The Waterking excavator, as shown in this video, or the excavator available locally, can be turned into an instant dredger by connecting a DOP submersible dredge pump. The DOP is powered by the hydraulics of the excavator, which […]

  • 26 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The bucket can be used with all types of hydraulic excavator, either land-based or floating, and is especially suited to work in narrow canals, small reservoirs or harbors where only a few thousand m3 of material needs to be removed and where a full-size dredger would prove impractical or uneconomical. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ac0TwGDEiZo The device comes in […]

  • 22 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Poland’s city of Krakow will host the 9th International SedNet conference, taking place from 23-26 September 2015. At the core of this SedNet conference, hosted and co-organized by the Faculty of Geology, Geophysics and Environmental Protection, AGH University of Science and Technology, will be the link between sediment and society, and the exchange of knowledge and […]

  • 24 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Tucson Water, a department of the City of Tucson, Arizona, temporarily reduced the flow of the Santa Cruz River Heritage Project earlier this week, and now the Pima County Regional Flood Control District can remove sediment from the river channel that has accumulated over the last 30 years, Tucson Water informs.  Beginning the week of […]

  • 30 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Vortex International Ltd, a New Zealand based supplier of dredging equipment, tools and dredge systems, has had a busy and exciting 2016. Couple of days ago, we took the opportunity to have a quick chat with Mr Joe Goodin, Managing Director of Vortex International, who provided us with invaluable insight into the company’s latest activities, the […]

  • 11 June 2020
    Regulation & policy

    The International Association of Dredging Companies has just announced that the Second edition of the Form of Contract for Dredging and Reclamation Works – also known as the FIDIC Blue Book – prepared by the Fédération Internationale des Ingénieurs-Conseils (FIDIC) in close collaboration with the IADC, is now available in Spanish. The FIDIC Blue Book […]

  • 15 October 2020
    Innovation

    In the latest episode of the Engineering With Nature Podcast, guest Monica Chasten, a project manager for the Army Corps Philadelphia District’s Operations Division, discusses Engineering With Nature (EWN) and her work and collaboration with other scientists and engineers to advance coastal dredging practices and the beneficial use of dredged material. As a project manager, […]

  • 26 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The course named “River capacity and the influence on vegetation and habitat management” is scheduled for 5 November 2014, in Wallingford, UK, and it will provide an overview of how to estimate the capacity of rivers. The course focuses on the use of a free-available tool, the Conveyance Estimation System (CES) designed to solve simple […]

  • 12 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Coastal communities will have another tool to understand the impact of opening tidal inlets in terms of the abundance of marine life and tourist dollars with the latest data from Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies. “There are areas all along the Gulf Coast experiencing this problem of closed tidal inlets due to […]

  • 20 September 2013

    The Hawai‘i Kai Marina Community Association, the permittee of a dredging project, may face questions from the Army and Department of Land and Natural Resources following reports that tons of dredged sludge had been transported from the Hawai‘i Kai Marina to agriculture land in Wai‘anae. Newly released documents call into question the project’s compliance with […]

  • 30 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency, RSPB and Natural England are working together to adapt approximately 150 hectares of the Moors at Arne into a diverse wetland habitat. With the sea level rising, important habitat for wildlife along the coast will be lost over the next 30 years. This “coastal squeeze”, where rising waters press against essential fixed […]

  • 22 October 2020
    Technology

    WEDA’s webinar on Restoring the Coastal Marsh Habitat in West Bay, Louisiana with Beneficial use of Riverine Dredged Sediment, to be presented by Dr. Andrew McQueen, will begin at 2 PM EST today. The webinar will provide an overview of the restoration efforts accomplished in West Bay, Louisiana to offset the substantial coastal land losses that threatened […]