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  • 16 February 2011

      Double Tree Guest Suites The Annual Meeting will feature approximately 9 technical presentations on dredging and sediment This year’s theme is “Sediment in a Changing Environment”. In addition to the technical presentations there will be a Panel Discussion/Partnering Session with the USACE and a tour of the Detroit River CDF. Interested participants may submit […]

  • 6 July 2010

    Huirapa Upoko (chief) David Ellison has challenged all concerned about the impact of Port Otago’s plans to dredge Otago Harbour to … By Rebecca Fox [mappress] Source: odt, July 6, 2010;

  • 28 January 2010

    The Camillus Town Board  (NY) is not interested in a plan to bury toxin-laden sediments from Onondaga Lake in town… [mappress] Source:,January 27,2010;

  • 4 December 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen Dredging Equipment has commissioned the brand new sediment transport test circuit in the presence of the members of the Dutch Civil Engineering Society on the 24th of November last. The slurry test circuit is a part of the DDE innovation program, taking the search for better dredging components to the next level. The sediment […]

  • 2 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just released a very interesting article named 1DH Model Predicts Transport and Sedimentation Inside a Hopper. Trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHDs) are commonly used in the dredging industry at a wide variety of maintenance, land reclamation and maritime construction projects. During trailing suction dredging the TSHD trails dragheads […]

  • 17 July 2013

    DC- Congressman Steve King (IA-04) released the following statement after his amendment to the FY2014 Energy and Water Appropriations Act was adopted. The amendment prohibits the US Army Corps of Engineers from dumping dredged spoil from shallow water habitat into the Missouri River. “Sediment dumping, a practice that is detrimental to both environmental and flood […]

  • 7 October 2011

    Port autonome de Paris has announced tender for dredging work in the district of Port of Paris (Region Ile-de-France).  Work Includes: Dredging work with elimination of non-hazardous inert sediments; Dredging unpolluted (inert) and polluted (non inert) materials; Riprap dredging and specialist works; Interventions for levelling sediments; Intervention to redistribute materials in the aquatic environment; Sediment […]

  • 11 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Member of Parliament for Beverley and Holderness, Graham Stuart has commended the work of the South Holderness Consortium of Drainage Boards for the work they have done to dredge Stone Creek and Hedon Haven. Graham said, “This dredging is the product of a huge amount of work from many different organisations and the Consortium of […]

  • 29 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Sunergy, Inc has announced that it has secured an initial deposit on its $500,000 financing proposal for startup of the 2012-2013 Pampana river Dredging and Pilot Plant operation in Sierra Leone and dispatches personnel to commence operations. “We have budgeted $100,000 on operations in Sierra Leone through December 31, 2012 on our 140 sq. km. […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Water quality and silt contamination tests are continuing to be carried out at Brooklands Lake to ensure that water quality remains acceptable. In the last few days, a number of residents have contacted Worthing Borough Council, distressed at the ill health of some of the birds on Brooklands Lake. Since April 2014, the Council has […]

  • 21 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The Downers Grove Park District is currently working with the village of Downers Grove, Illionis, to pursue improvements to Prince Pond. The Prince Pond Dredging & Park Improvements project will begin on or after November 30. The sediment will be pushed into a pile near the existing concrete boat launch and loaded into dump trucks.  From […]

  • 12 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Scientists from the Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas) have published a landmark study bringing together nearly half a century of UK seabed grab survey data. These data originate from multiple sources in industry and government, and their collation and standardisation represents a significant opportunity to better understand and protect the marine environment. […]

  • 20 August 2012

    Fish sampling conducted in June and July has found fish health in Gladstone waters is continuing to improve, even in the tougher conditions of winter. Fisheries Queensland has released its latest survey report, which found fish to be in overall good health within Gladstone, including the harbour and spoil grounds. Fisheries Queensland biologist Dr Stephen […]

  • 19 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    A major dredging scheme has been successfully completed in the Coomera River, supporting safe and navigable waterways access for the Gold Coast’s multi-billion-dollar recreation, tourism and marine industries, the Gold Coast Waterways Authority announced today. The campaign was made possible by the completion of the Gold Coast Waterways Authority’s Coomera Dredged Sediment Management Facility earlier […]

  • 12 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Southwest Florida Water Management District will hold a public workshop Tuesday, April 16, to share information about the Weeki Wachee Channel Restoration Project. According to their official announcement, the meeting will take place at the Coast Guard Auxiliary Meeting Hall, located at 4340 Calienta St. in Hernando Beach, FL. “The workshop will be an open-house […]

  • 6 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    P.H. Glatfelter Company has agreed to pay $20.5 million to reimburse past U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) costs to clean up PCBs in the Fox River. Glatfelter is also agreeing to take on responsibility for long-term monitoring and maintenance activities required by EPA. Georgia-Pacific Consumer Products LP is joining this settlement and agreeing to minor adjustments […]

  • 17 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Sacred Heart University, of Fairfield, Connecticut, is seeking a permit from USACE to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with protecting a 900 linear foot section of existing coastal dune and shoreline in Stratford, Conn. This work is proposed in tidal waters of the Housatonic River at 1207 Prospect Drive, Lordship Point, […]

  • 1 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Bay of Plenty Regional Council held an open day for the Kopeopeo Canal Remediation Project yesterday, giving people a chance to learn about the project and see the trial of dredging as an alternative methodology for the project. About 80 people attended, touring the site in small groups and talking to members of the project […]

  • 4 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The City of San Luis Obispo will host a public meeting today regarding the Laguna Lake Dredging and Sediment Management Project. The meeting will take place from 6:00 – 8:00 PM, and will be held in the Multi-Purpose Room at Laguna Middle School in San Luis Obispo. City staff and the consultant team will show various options for […]

  • 5 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Equipment, crews, barges, and surveying equipment are on their way to the BlueScope Steel Wharf at the Port of Hastings ready to carry out the first marine site surveys for the container expansion project. The Port of Hastings Development Authority, with specialist contractors Worley Parsons and Aurecon, are preparing to begin marine geotechnical and marine […]

  • 6 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders, Technology

    FinnAust Mining Plc has appointed Royal IHC to provide primary support services for the company’s Pituffik Titanium Project (Pituffik). The companies will now work closely to define an optimized development solution that includes their in house wet mining equipment as well as a high level cost estimation for the Pituffik. This work will include the appropriate mechanisms for […]

  • 8 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The New York District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is proposing to perform maintenance dredging from Nutten Hook to Staats Point, New York, NY. The work will involve maintenance dredging of approximately 250,000 cubic yards of material from three discontinuous reaches of the Hudson River Federal Navigation Project Channel at Nutten Hook, Stuyvesant […]

  • 9 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is seeking public comment on the Proposed Plan for Environmental Restoration for the Tidal Flats and Outfall-008 drainage ditch sediments, a preferred mechanical dredging and on-site beneficial re-use of sediments alternative, at the Stratford Army Engine Plant Site in Stratford, CT. A public comment period will […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Contractors (IADC) has just released its latest ‘Facts About’ publication, named ‘Turbidity and Dredging’. ‘Facts About’ is a series of concise easy-to-read leaflets which give an effective overview of essential facts about specific dredging and maritime construction subjects. Each leaflet provides a kind of ‘management summary’ for stakeholders who need […]

  • 15 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Indiana House members recently approved a measure sponsored by State Rep. Scott Pelath that will mitigate erosion along Lake Michigan’s lakefront by using sand dredged from the lakebed. Yesterday, Gov. Eric Holcomb signed into law the Senate Bill (SB) 178 under which all clean sand dredged from the Lake Michigan will be used to replenish Northwest Indiana’s badly eroded […]

  • 19 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Partrac Ltd, a Glasgow based marine, coastal survey and consultancy company, has reported a strong 2016. “Following a review of our 2016 performance, we have taken time to reflect on what was an exciting year for the Partrac team. We delivered monitoring, survey and consultancy projects for offshore wind, dredging, tidal energy and major water […]