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  • 12 December 2012

    Nicaragua’s river-dredging machine, which was christened the “Doña Laura” in mock homage to Costa Rican President Laura Chinchilla, has been given a more diplomatically correct name at the behest of President Daniel Ortega. Edén Pastora, who is heading Nicaragua’s river-dredging operation on the Río San Juan, told TV Channel 63 news that he had named […]

  • 16 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) recently finished the 2016 dredging season, having removed more than 1 million cubic yards of dredge material from state park lakes and other state properties. The 1 million cubic yards of sediment is the most that has ever been removed in the history of the state’s dredging program. […]

  • 12 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Fight for the Reef campaign has seized on a new report on the impact of dredging on the Great Barrier Reef as further evidence that the practice of dumping dredge waste should be banned. Richard Leck, WWF-Australia spokesperson for the Fight for the Reef Campaign said that the report confirms the worst fears for […]

  • 18 March 2013

    The Small Boat Harbor in Bethel began a month long dredging process to remove built up sediment. The Brown’s Slough entrance to the Kuskokwim River is closed. The Army Corp of Engineers has contracted with Denali Drilling out of Anchorage to dredge the harbor. “Dredging is essentially digging in water. So overtime sediment in the […]

  • 6 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Manson Construction Co., Seattle, Washington, has been awarded a $26.6 million firm-fixed-price contract for dredging of Morehead City, Wilmington, Savannah and Brunswick harbors, reports the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, expects project to be completed by April 30, 2018. According to the Corps, the Brunswick Harbor maintenance dredging […]

  • 5 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Nearly 500,000 cubic yards of muck will be removed from the Grand Canal as part of a $27 million Indian River Lagoon restoration project, Brevard County Board of County Commissioners reports. The dredging operations, expected to take four years to complete, officially started last week. The project entails hydraulic dredging of the Grand Canal system […]

  • 31 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Hamburg Port Authority (HPA) has taken delivery of the Sauger III, a custom floating pump station built by Damen Shipyards Group, for supporting dredging operations. With the 37 meters in length and 10 meters wide, the station features a powerful, dual pump installation and comfortable accommodation for the crew. The Sauger III was built to […]

  • 22 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Earlier this month, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began dredging the Snohomish River Federal Navigation Channel. The project includes maintenance clamshell dredging of the lower settling basin and the Snohomish River Federal Navigation Channel that will improve commercial vessel navigation in the area. The volume of sediment to be dredged is approximately 200,000 cubic […]

  • 29 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    JND Thomas Company, Inc. (JND Thomas), based out of Riverdale, California, was the main contractor for the Wilde Lake dredging project.  During the project, approximately 11,500 m³ (15,000 cubic yards) of sediment was removed from two distinct areas within the lake—the northwestern portion of the lake where the stream enters and at a cove area at the southern […]

  • 5 July 2012

    The Christie Administration has expressed disappointment in a federal appeals court ruling upholding the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ project to deepen the Delaware River’s shipping channel from the mouth of the bay to Camden. “Governor Christie and I have remained steadfast in our position that the Army Corps of Engineers must be compelled to […]

  • 14 May 2012

    The Dredge McFarland, a 300-foot-long hopper dredge owned and operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, will be open for tours May 19 at Penn’s Landing from noon to 6 p.m. The free tours are part of Delaware River Day, an annual event dedicated to safe boating and waterway preservation. Sponsored by the Delaware […]

  • 6 August 2012

    Commissioners for the Port of Kingston are preparing a dredging plan for the Kingston Marina, reports Kitsup Sun. If approved, the proposed dredging would be the first in that part of Appletree Cove since 1967, when the harbor was deepened in preparation for construction of the Kingston Marina. Kori Henry, executive director of the port, […]

  • 14 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The multi-million Fountain Lake dredging project is closer than ever to starting, reports Andy Henschel, the Director of Field Operations for the Shell Rock River Watershed District. According to him, the confined disposal facility site north of Interstate 90 – where the dredged material will be dumped to drain – will be ready by the end of the […]

  • 21 February 2014

    Rauman Kaupunki / Satamaliikelaitos has announced a tender for the Rauma Harbour construction work. This development program will consist of dredging of approximately 170,000m3 of clay and silt, backfilling, crane rail foundation construction and quay container crane rails installation. The contract will include the construction of a quay with a length of about 330m and […]

  • 11 July 2012

    Congressman Cedric Richmond introduced the DREDGE Act of 2012-Dredging for Restoration and Economic Development for Global Exports. The bill would give the Army Corps of Engineers the authorization to dredge the Mississippi River to 50 feet so that larger vessels transiting the expanded Panama Canal can access the River. In addition, the bill creates a […]

  • 4 July 2010

    Allegheny County officials expect the tri-axle trucks dredging North Park Lake to triple their workload next week. The first phase of the $16 million dredging of North Park Lake, which consists of removing an anticipated 315,000 cubic yards of sediment, should be complete in about 10 days, Steven Smallhoover, project manager for Allegheny County Department […]

  • 18 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Attorney General Eric Schneiderman yesterday announced that New York State has filed a lawsuit against the U.S. EPA, challenging the agency’s decision to designate a permanent open water disposal site in eastern Long Island Sound for tens of millions of cubic yards of dredged sediments. “We will continue to do […]

  • 30 May 2018
    Business & Finance

     Jan De Nul has just released this amazing video that shows how they create extra housing and living space in the second smallest country in the world – Monaco. The project consists of three stages: dredging, rock installation and land reclamation. During the dredging stage, which lasted from April to November 2017, the Envisan […]

  • 12 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    With a coastline of over 8500 kilometers, 90 per cent of Brazil’s total exports and imports pass through its ports. Many of the country’s major ports and harbors were built over 100 years ago. Keeping shipping lanes open and enabling these ports to accommodate larger vessels with ever bigger loads requires constant dredging, often at […]

  • 8 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    J.E. McAmis of Chico, CA has nearly completed the 105,000 cubic yards of dredging work on the Duwamish Waterway in Seattle, WA. The company mobilized crews and equipment from their Longview, WA facility and began dredging on 1 December 2015. Dredging is being performed using the DB Heidi-Renee and two ocean going split hull dump barges. All […]

  • 25 November 2011

    A 14-month works which commenced in October 2010 under the Lake Kittamaqundi dredging contract with Cashman Dredging have now come to an end. It is estimated that around 47,000 yards sediment has been transferred to authorized dump sites. The dredging equipment is expected to be removed from the site before the end of 2011. Received […]

  • 17 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    QTIC has joined with three other peak tourism industry associations in Queensland to express grave concerns to the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) over the consideration to dump 3.5 million cubic metres of port dredge from Abbot Point Coal Port into the waters of the world heritage listed Great Barrier Reef. The Association […]

  • 14 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    North Queensland Bulk Ports (NQBP) undertakes annual maintenance dredging at the Port of Weipa. A Long Term Dredge Management Plan (LTDMP) was developed by SKM in August 2009 to support an application to the Commonwealth for a 10 Year Sea Dumping Permit. In addition, two addendum documents developed by NQBP were provided to the Commonwealth […]

  • 26 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The state of Connecticut together with the contractor, Donjon Marine of Hillside (NJ), is continuing maintenance dredging of the North Cove Federal Navigation Project in Old Saybrook. The project has been maintained a number of times since it was authorized, with the most recent past dredging event in 2008. At that time, 175,000 cubic yards of […]

  • 24 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Contractors with De Moya/Continental Joint Venture have completed 32 percent of a Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) feature to remove the 1970s-era tide gate structure, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, said in its latest update. In addition to removing the tide gate structure, contractors will return the Back River to its original […]

  • 24 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    SDI (Société de Dragage International), DEME Group’s French subsidiary, has won the Port of Rouen dredging contract. The main goal of this EUR 21 million project is to improve access to the Port of Rouen by carrying out works to deepen the Courval to Duclair zone in three areas (PK 285.5-289.0; PK 304.5-309.0; PK 316.0-320.0). As part […]