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  • 20 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A major cleanup project restarting this summer will dig up and remove more decades-old contaminated sediments, creosoted pilings and other materials from Port Gamble Bay. Local residents are invited to an April 26 meeting in Port Gamble to get the latest news from Washington Department of Ecology staff on the project’s second phase of in-water […]

  • 21 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Tammy Baldwin released yesterday the following statement after the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works passed the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Act of 2015 (S. 1024): “The Great Lakes Restoration Initiative is a critical program for our region, the health of our communities, and the protection of our clean water resource. “I […]

  • 7 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Gary Peters and Debbie Stabenow last Friday announced that the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality will receive approximately $2.2 million from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to help continue the cleanup of contaminated sediment from industrial waste in the Manistique River. According to Senator Peters, member of the Great Lakes Task Force, this support […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    NSW Lands Minister Paul Toole visited Ettalong today to announce that the government would contribute a quarter of a million dollars towards emergency works. Commenting the latest news, Adam Crouch MP – Member for Terrigal, said: “About 20,000 cubic meters of sediment will be dredged, costing around $250,000. Hydrographic surveys will be carried out by […]

  • 15 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Damietta Port Authority has organized for the first time since its establishment under the auspices of ADM / Sami Suleiman Mahmoud chairmans of port authority a workshop under title (the phenomenon of siltation in Damietta port entrance channel, the problem and solutions) in collaboration with the Faculty of Science, University of Damietta and Sub Engineers […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Coal Pile is the most popular backwater for fishing for black bass in the lower Arkansas River. The winning fish from the Arkansas Big Bass Bonanza, the largest tournament in Arkansas, often comes from this backwater. But since 1970, an estimated 9,000 acres of backwater habitat has been lost to sedimentation on the Arkansas. Openings […]

  • 1 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A proposal to increase the budget for sediment removal from three of Pukekura Park’s lakes has been declined by the Monitoring Committee. The committee instead recommended the re-tendering of the project’s contract for an estimated cost of $1.2 million be considered as part of the Long-Term Plan. The full Council will consider the committee’s recommendation […]

  • 16 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The 8th International SedNet conference will take place in Lisbon, Portugal, 6-9 November 2013. The theme of the event is “Innovative Sediment Management: How to do more with less.” The conference programme will consist of key-note presentations and parallel lecture sessions on: – Sediments and ecosystems (and their services); – Integrated sediment management; – Sustainable […]

  • 6 April 2012

    As The Republic reports, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources says it’s poised to begin the second phase of a Deep Creek Lake sedimentation study. The work beginning next week will evaluate the entire lake. The agency launched the study in 2010 amid complaints from some lakeside homeowners about increasingly shallow water and excessive weed […]

  • 29 November 2011

    The city marina’s excessive sedimentation problems may be resolved by a low-cost dredging alternative known as water injection dredging. “Some Europeans call it natural dredging. It returns sediment back to the estuary with a minimum of energy costs” said Robert Semmes of Applied Technology & Management. According to this dredging method sediments near the river […]

  • 23 March 2011

    A new sediment dump will be built north of Lantau by 2016, the Development Bureau said. (thestandard) [mappress] Source: thestandard, March 23, 2011  

  • 31 March 2011

    EPA wants to know what the public thinks about its plans to clean up the bed and banks of a part of the Duwamish River corridor known as… More info: epa [mappress] Source: epa, March 31, 2011    

  • 23 April 2010

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is taking steps to make sure sediments do not flow out of the nearly dry North Park Lake while contractors dredge the body back to its original depth. The lake was drained last year to allow for dredging this summer. Two creeks flow into the lake and they have… […]

  • 2 November 2010

    A recent study by University of Minnesota researcher Satish Gupta, Department of Soil, Water and Climate, shows that the turbidity in the… (farmprogress) [mappress] Source: farmprogress, November 2, 2010;

  • 5 July 2010

    An independent investigation has been ordered by the government into the dumping of dredged waste at Whitsand Bay in Cornwall…   [mappress] Source: news.bbc, July 6, 2010;

  • 6 January 2010

    Nearly five years after regional water-pollution cops announced a landmark order to clean toxic muck in San Diego Bay, they’re back with a plan that would remove just 16 percent of the sediment targeted initially. [mappress] Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune, January 6, 2009

  • 3 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Greenwich, Department of Public Works, Engineering Division has announced that the Binney Park Pond Maintenance Dredging and Bank Restoration is about to begin.  This project, to be conducted by the contractor, A. Vitti Excavators, LLC, involves the maintenance dredging to remove accumulated sediment, maintenance of existing flow, sediment dewatering facilities, erosion and sedimentation […]

  • 24 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    In-keeping with the Government of Saint Lucia’s plans to build a resilient Saint Lucia, the essential desilting works on The John Compton Dam (JCD) are finally starting with phase one. The Water and Sewerage Company Incorporated (WASCO) is spearheading the JCD Rehabilitation project which will see the construction of a Sediment Disposal Area (SDA) as […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 December 2011

    A sense of relief washed over Montgomery Village residents at a meeting Tuesday night to discuss the progress toward dredging Lake …   By Nesa Nourmohammadi (gazette) [mappress] Source: gazette, December 15, 2011;

  • 6 July 2011

    The Great Lakes form a sprawling ecosystem of nature and industry. In a strong economy, ships can transport up to 200 million tons of cargo… (wbez) [mappress] Source: wbez, July 6, 2011;

  • 15 February 2011

    Developers of the proposed Halfmoon Village and Yacht Club want permission to dredge sediment from the Mohawk River to build their 244-unit… By Tatiana Zarnowski (dailygazette) [mappress] Source: dailygazette, February 15, 2011;

  • 10 July 2013

    Dunkerque-Port’s strategic plan is part of a policy of sustainable development and action which takes into consideration the various areas of the port and particularly those which involve the protection of nature and biodiversity. Among the priority actions, the subjects of dredging, combating coastal erosion and sediment recycling are fully in line with the policy […]

  • 4 June 2014
    Research & Development

    Organic Sediment Removal Systems has introduced an innovative eco-friendly pond restoration solution. Organic Sediment Removal Systems offers a method of pond restoration that is as environmentally friendly as it is efficient. The professional pond cleaners work closely with each client to remove sediments and restore the pond to its original floor, being careful not to […]

  • 17 June 2011
    Business & Finance

    The Shaw Group Inc. today announced that its Environmental & Infrastructure Group has been awarded a contract to operate the sediment processing facility for the second phase of the General Electric Company’s Hudson River dredging project. The facility is located in Fort Edward, N.Y., and includes a barge terminal, dewatering building, water treatment plant and […]