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  • 9 September 2020
    Technology

    The Bureau of Reclamation’s Guardians of the Reservoir Challenge webinar will take place this Thursday, September 10th, at noon EST. Reservoirs are bodies of stored fresh water that typically form behind dams. They are a critical water source, supplying farms with irrigation and providing potable water to people and homes.  Increasingly, they are also an important […]

  • 1 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Work is underway on removing silt from areas of the Steeping River and Wainfleet Relief Channel, reports Environment Agency. Under the plan, the dredging operations will remove sediment from targeted locations across 5.5km of waterway. The stretch includes 5km of river between Thorpe Culvert and Dovecotes Farm, and 650m of the eastern end of the […]

  • 5 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Pittsburgh District held a kickoff event last week for the $1.2-million sediment removal contract along the Stonycreek River in Johnstown, PA. “This opportunity to meet with Representative Joyce and our partners will ensure everyone understands the project goals and benefits,” said Col. Andrew Short, commander, Pittsburgh District. “Maintenance projects […]

  • 16 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On February 4 & 5, HYPACK®, Inc. will hold a two-day HYPACK® DREDGEPACK Training at The Holiday Inn in Baton Rouge, LA. This training will concentrate on the basics of dredging using DREDGEPACK® Software applications for various dredge types. This two day course will provide instruction in the volume computation methods available in HYPACK®. Day […]

  • 9 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    ECTMarine, a supplier of dredging components, services and design, has developed “yard packages” for its Prime Dredge Line. The Prime Dredge Line “yard packages” contain all the engineering, components and services enabling construction of dredger in a wide range of sizes from 45 to 65 cm discharge diameter. The Prime dredge designs contain high quality components that deliver high performance […]

  • 10 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    AECOM, a global provider of professional technical and management support services, including a leading environmental practice, is part of a team selected by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Great Lakes National Program Office to perform sediment remediation of the Buffalo River in Buffalo, N.Y. AECOM will support the prime contractor, Environmental Quality Management, Inc., in […]

  • 6 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, recently awarded a contract to Steelhead Constructors, Inc., to remove 210,000 cubic yards of sediment from the San Luis Rey River as part of the federal flood control project along the river. The $5.346 million contract calls for work to begin on September 15 and to […]

  • 26 May 2010

    Environmental and Lake Erie boating groups are suing to try to stop the Army Corps of Engineers from dumping massive amounts of sediment… [mappress] Source: wksu, May 26, 2010;

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A draft environmental assessment for a proposed rehabilitation project at Conestoga Reservoir, Nebraska, is currently available for public review. The draft EA evaluates the environmental impacts of measures that would be used to restore aquatic habitat, water quality and recreation opportunities at the reservoir. Conestoga Reservoir, located within the Conestoga State Recreation Area approximately 20 […]

  • 15 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Fortescue Metals Group Ltd today celebrates the completion of a US$2.4 billion expansion of its port facilities in Port Hedland. WA Treasurer and Minister for Transport Troy Buswell will officially open Fortescue’s fourth berth at Herb Elliott Port, which represents the last major component of an expansion that has lifted Fortescue’s export capacity to 155 […]

  • 27 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Weir Minerals has launched its range of WEMCO extra-heavy-duty vortex pumps across Europe. The WEMCO range, which is designed to handle large and abrasive solids and corrosive fluids, has been manufactured and sold in France for 60 years. Tony Locke, managing director of Weir Minerals Europe, said: “Given the pumps’ success and the positive feedback […]

  • 3 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Two proposed changes to the placing of cadmium-laden dredged sediments at dredged material containment areas (DCMAs), as part of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project, are available for review in a Draft Supplemental Environmental Assessment (SEA). This SEA supplements the July 2012 Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project. According to the Corps, […]

  • 2 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representatives Angie Craig, Betty McCollum and Ron Kind have successfully secured emergency funding for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to address the impacts of this spring’s devastating floods along the Mississippi River. The funding was disbursed in response to a letter they sent in September pushing the Office of Management and Budget […]

  • 19 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) said in their latest release that five harbors will receive WisDOT 2019 Harbor Assistance Program grants totaling $7.1 million for harbor maintenance and improvement projects. Improvements will promote waterborne freight and assist economic development in the communities where they are located. Fincantieri Marinette Marine (Marinette County) – $5 million for dredging […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Over the years there has been a steady flow of sludge and sediment in the Vaal River at the Loch Vaal residential area. Due to this accumulation some residents along this bank have been unable to launch their boats into the river. To solve these problems, Bovu Fluid Holdings (Bovu Pumps) used their Ultratrex Amphibious Excavator […]

  • 23 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Professor Sieuwnath Naipal of Conservation International Suriname last week kicked off a project to stop the coastal erosion and salinization of arable land at Weg naar Zee, near Paramaribo, Suriname. The project is based on the concept of Building with Nature and consisting of five permeable dams. The dam captures sediment and helps to establish […]

  • 12 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Baltimore has just released this very interesting video named ‘Sediment to Solutions: Channeling Innovation’. The video highlights importance of dredging work which allows the cargo and cruise ships to travel safely through Baltimore’s waterways. Every year, cargo vessels and cruise ships travel to and from the Port of Baltimore. Much of the water […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Following intensive U.S. Army Corps of Engineers review and consideration of extensive public comments, the Corps’ Northwestern Division Commander, Brig. Gen. John S. Kem, has signed two Records of Decision (RODs). Both RODs were signed last Friday, November 14th, and include: 1) the Lower Snake River Final Programmatic Sediment Management Plan (PSMP) and 2) a current “immediate […]

  • 26 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of Portland, Maine, and the Portland Harbor Commission, working with a team of consultants from Stantec, Apex and Campbell Environmental Group, have identified a primary site for evaluating a potential confined aquatic disposal cell (CAD Cell) in Portland Harbor. The site is located near the U.S. Coast Guard station in South Portland, in […]

  • 20 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The BDC 200 is just one of a range of Italdraghe dredging buckets designed to fit virtually every type and size of excavator. This new “mini-dredger” is both compact and efficient thanks to its powerful cutter head and dredging pump, identical to those on full-sized cutter suction dredger. The Italdraghe dredging bucket offers the following […]

  • 20 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Kansas Water Office, in partnership with the Corps of Engineers, has just announced their plans to implement a Water Injection Dredging (WID) demonstration project at Tuttle Creek Lake to promote sustainable long-term reservoir sediment management. WID is a process in which large volumes of water are injected at low pressure into the sediment bed […]

  • 9 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The City of Ocala has contracted Gator Dredging to work on the Tuscawilla Lake Alum Pond sediment removal project.  The pond is located on the south end of Tuscawilla Park. Removing sediment from this pond is required periodically to stay in compliance within the Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s (FDEP) permit. Work on this project, […]

  • 28 February 2013

    Sunergy’s President and CEO, Garrett Hale provides a company update to shareholders prior to leaving the US to advance production operations in Sierra Leone. Garrett states: “I would like to take this opportunity to provide an initial update on Sunergy’s plans and scheduled operations for our 2013 targeted operations in Sierra Leone and Ghana. Since […]

  • 17 April 2012

    As wlox.com reports, work on the Biloxi Commercial Harbor has come to a halt. The work is at a standstill as the contractor awaits the results of dredge spoils testing by the Mississippi DEQ. Port Manager Frankie Duggan said they’re also awaiting the arrival of a “test pile” that’s part of the reconstruction project. “They’re […]

  • 20 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The MacArtney Underwater Technology Group recently supplied a series of water quality monitor (WQM) instruments from Sea-Bird Scientific for monitoring and modelling project in the Kiel Canal, Northern Germany. The world’s busiest artificial waterway, the Kiel Canal, links the North Sea with the Baltic. The canal constitutes the safest, most convenient, shortest and cheapest shipping route between the […]

  • 13 April 2020
    Business & Finance

     MIKE by DHI Software has just released this interesting video named ‘Model complex sediment transport processes and shoreline morphology’. The erosion and deposition of sand creates challenges for those tasked with beach development and conservation, maintaining harbor depths and controlling sediment spread from dredging operations. “By incorporating the add-on shoreline module, MIKE 21 Shoreline […]