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  • 24 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The German coastal protection dike named “Alter Koog” is being reinforced over a distance of 2.5 kilometers with the use of Damen DOP350 submersible dredge pump. The DOP350 submersible dredge pump is relocating the dumped sand to several sedimentation areas. The pump takes sand from a temporary pit to several spoil fields. From these spoil fields the […]

  • 22 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement after House passage of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) conference report: “First and foremost, this bipartisan bill is good for jobs, good for harbor communities across the Great Lakes, and good for Michigan’s economy. For the first time, WRRDA includes language written by Candice […]

  • 23 April 2010

    The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency last week issued a water quality certification to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that allows for the disposal of up to 800.000 cubic yards of dredged sediment from the Toledo Harbor into the open lake… [mappress] Source:presspublications,April 23,2010;

  • 10 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) sent a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District and the Assistant Secretary of the Army urging the Corps to halt the Jameson Island shallow water habitat construction project due to concerns of dumping dredged soil into the Missouri River. As the letter states, the Corps’ […]

  • 12 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) today released a wide-ranging report into the iconic natural values of the Caley Valley wetlands that will be at risk if dredge spoil from expansion of the world’s largest coal port at Abbot Point is dumped there. Dr Lissa Schindler, AMCS Great Barrier Reef campaigner, said that while it […]

  • 13 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Intertek Energy & Water experts have been appointed by the UK’s Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC) to undertake a study of potential impacts associated with rock dumping during the decommissioning of oil and gas infrastructure on mobile sandbanks.   The study will focus on the North Sea’s North Norfolk and Saturn Reef Candidate Special Area […]

  • 29 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) is urging the Queensland and Australian Governments to make public all of the scientific evidence about the impacts of dredging and dumping on the Great Barrier Reef. Felicity Wishart, the AMCS Great Barrier Reef campaign director, said that it appeared the true impacts of dredging and dumping on the […]

  • 22 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    The State of Ohio and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have settled a lawsuit filed over the dredging of the Cleveland Harbor and Cuyahoga River shipping channel in 2016, cleveland.com reports. The settlement, noted in a document filed in federal court yesterday, requires USACE to cover the cost of placing sediment from the harbor […]

  • 22 February 2013

    CCI Nantes Saint-Nazaire has invited bidders for the dredging works in the main channel to the Port of Pornichet. These works include a basic solution, two variant solutions and two options: – The basic solution is to dredge 35,000 m3 of sediment by hydraulic means, with the discharge of sediment to a discharge point located […]

  • 8 November 2012

    The silt removing process continues at Port of Hamburg, after a long break. The plan is first to remove the silt from the most critical points at Köhlbrand and the Tollerort container terminal entrance. The dredged material is meant to be dumped, for the first time, near Hamburg’s island Neßsand. This decision is linked to […]

  • 19 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Dumping of dredged material in the Great Barrier Reef should be banned, following the Minister for the Environment Greg Hunt ordering that dumping should not be occurring in the World Heritage Area near Gladstone Harbour. However, the true test for the Minister will come at Abbot Point, where he is considering the approval millions more […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A chorus of Australia’s leading coral reef scientists last night called for a ban on the dumping of dredge spoil in the waters of the Great Barrier Reef. The Four Corners special “Battle for the Reef” on ABC TV heard evidence from many respected scientists concerned about the future of the Great Barrier Reef, and […]

  • 10 December 2013

    The Federal Government’s decision to allow three million cubic metres of sediment and rock to be dredged and dumped in World Heritage waters to expand Abbot Point port, is “damaging and short-sighted,” reef campaigners said today. AMCS Great Barrier Reef Campaign Director, Felicity Wishart, said the go ahead for dredging and dumping flies in the […]

  • 3 March 2014

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS) has accused the Queensland government of running a misinformation campaign called “Reef Facts” to cover up the damage its decisions will cause to the Great Barrier Reef, and says recent FOI documents prove it. “The Queensland government’s campaign “Reef Facts” has been launched to cover up the fact that […]

  • 9 August 2013
    Project & Tenders

    Australian Environment Minister Mark Butler has decided to delay making a decision on an application to dump 3 million cubic metres of dredge spoil in the waters of the Great Barrier Reef, 50kms from the Whitsunday Islands. The Minister’s decision has come just hours after his Government released a new report into the impacts of […]

  • 29 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) recently finished the 2017 dredging season, having removed 1.053.042 cubic yards of dredge material from state park lakes and other state properties. Last year, a total of 1,011,458 cubic yards of sediment were removed statewide, ODNR said. “Dredging is critical at our state park lakes to improve boater […]

  • 4 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Hamburg Port Authority (HPA) has announced tender for the dredging work at the Elbe region. This project includes: – Dredging of the Wedel waterway in the Elbe region to maintain adequate water depths with a trailing suction hopper dredger; – Transportation of retrieved sediment and dumping in a designated area. Project Period Starting: March 15, […]

  • 1 October 2012

    The Sans Souci Ports, together with the dredging company Codralux, are cleaning the Santo Domingo Port access channel. This project should haul away as much as 150,000 cubic meters of sediment and trash within 15 days. “60% of the river’s waste are sediments from mudslides, household waste, industrial chemicals, feces and from illegal construction; 30% […]

  • 3 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    An Taisce – The National Trust for Ireland wrote to the Environmental Protection Agency earlier this week, outlining their deep concerns at the proposed application by the Dublin Port Company to dump spoil from their proposed developments. In the submission, An Taisce pointed out that: “Dublin Bay is as a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve and contains […]

  • 18 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, and S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control recently received an application for a permit to dredge accumulated sediment in Lake Hartwell. According to the Corps, the proposed work is located in Seneca, Oconee County. In detail, the project consists of dredging approximately 593 cubic yards of accumulated silt and […]

  • 20 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, has received an application for a Department of the Army permit for the RMV Riding Park Recurrent Maintenance Dredging project. The proposed project is located within the city of San Juan Capistrano, Orange County, CA. According to the applicant, the City of San Juan Capistrano, the […]

  • 18 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Everett Harbor dredging project will commence in October 2014 and should be completed by February 2015, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District. During this cleanup program, approximately 100,000 cubic yards of sediment will be removed from the Snohomish River and placed at the City of Everett dredge dumping area. Proposed […]

  • 22 January 2013

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers deployed as many as 25 dredgers during the past nine months to maintain the Mississippi River’s navigation channel and re-open sand-choked harbors between St. Louis and the Gulf of Mexico in response to one of the nation’s most severe droughts. Beginning in May 2012, and continuing these days, Corps […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A new report has revealed that the impact of dredging and dumping in the Great Barrier Reef is much worse than the mining industry or state-owned ports have indicated, raising concerns over plans to dredge and dump more than 100 million tonnes in the Reef’s waters. The report’s key findings include: – The World Heritage […]

  • 14 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Brownsville Public Utilities Board’s Resaca Restoration Project is currently underway. This project is necessary because sediment, tires, trash, and other debris has built up over the years, impeding water flow in these waterways. The only way to return the resacas to their original depth is to dredge them. After the Cemetery Resaca dredging program, […]

  • 4 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Rohde Nielsen A/S, a Copenhagen based dredging contractor, has won the Port of Esbjerg dredging project. The contract, worth around $9 million, involves removal of approximately 440,000 m³ of contaminated sediment from the port’s basins and the bedding area. Around 250,000 m³ of material will be dumped at a designated areas in the North Sea, located up […]