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  • 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 […]

  • 10 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) continues the work on Spanish Pass Ridge and Marsh Restoration project in Barataria Basin. The project – part of the Beneficial Use of Dredged Material program better known as BUDMAT – is aimed to restore 78 acres of marsh ridge habitat. This program uses dredged river sediment to […]

  • 12 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Evergreen Lake Dredge Project started this week and is scheduled to be completed by mid-September, according to the Evergreen Metropolitan District. Initially, crews will be dredging from shore using a long reach excavator and after a few weeks of operations, a 30-by-80-foot barge will be set into the channel above Evergreen Lake. The barge will be […]

  • 27 June 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 […]

  • 18 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A coalition of environmental groups, including the Natural Resources Defense Council, Riverkeeper, Scenic Hudson, and the Sierra Club, Thursday filed a petition to the U.S. EPA asking General Electric to conduct additional PCB dredging in the Hudson River. The petitioners are claiming that GE would leave behind more PCB contaminants in the Hudson River than it was originally estimated […]

  • 1 May 2012

    According to The Taos News, Chevron Mining and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have agreed on several actions to begin addressing contamination in and and tailing facility. According to information from the EPA, those actions include: • Removal and off-site treatment and disposal of PCB-contaminated soil from the Mill Area. • Piping of unused […]

  • 7 November 2013

    Officials from NSP-Wisconsin, an Xcel Energy company, have submitted a proposed wet dredging pilot study work plan to the Environmental Protection Agency and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources. The work plan outlines industry-leading environmental dredging practices to remove impacted nearshore sediments at the Ashland Lakefront Site. The sediments at the Ashland Lakefront Site show signs […]

  • 26 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    A report by independent experts has vindicated the campaign to rid the Reef of the impacts of dumping dredge spoil in the World Heritage waters of the Great Barrier Reef. The report ‘Synthesis of current knowledge of the biophysical impacts of dredging and disposal on the Great Barrier Reef’ was written by experts brought together […]

  • 18 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, is conducting preliminary research to determine the market capabilities of potential contractors to perform maintenance dredging in the Savannah, GA and Brunswick, GA Entrance Channels. Hopper dredge(s) will be required for the work. The dredge(s) must have the capability to dredge fine sands and silts to a […]

  • 10 December 2012

    Dredging of a shipping lane at Quonset Point is underway. State and federal officials expect minimal impacts on the environment, yet waste from past and ongoing dredging projects remains in Narragansett Bay. The three-and-a half-month Quonset dredging effort passed reviews by the state Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC), the state Department of Environmental Management (DEM), […]

  • 4 April 2012

    Dredging project at the Marina del Rey harbor is expected to begin later this week, stated the Department of Beaches and Harbors. The works will deepen the entrances into the marina. After it was last dredged in 1999, it is estimated that the marina took in about 1 million cubic yards of sediment from the […]

  • 12 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Conservation groups say the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) must use its powers to protect the World Heritage-listed asset from a massive dredging project. The federal government this week approved a major dredging project to expand the Abbot Point coal terminal in north Queensland. The approval gives the go-ahead for three million cubic […]

  • 27 February 2012

    With Hay Point, Dudgeon Point and Abbot Point, and not to mention the debacle occurring in Gladstone, the people of Mackay and the Whitsundays who are concerned about the Reef cannot afford to waste their votes on either major party according to the Greens candidate for Whitsunday Jonathon Dykyj. “Now the state government’s coal and […]

  • 6 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Australian Marine Conservation Society has hired James Cook University to conduct research on the current and future economic opportunities of the Cairns’ Cruise Liner Terminal. The project is comprised of an economic analysis of the current contribution of cruise ship visits to the region, and of the implications of expansions at Trinity Inlet, AMCS reported. The […]

  • 21 January 2019

    By Maurice Freivokh, President at Dragflow Latin America and Dragflow North America. In mining it is often necessary to tackle dredging work in complex contexts. In fact, companies often find themselves working with inhomogeneous sediments and in difficult environments. Choosing the right equipment can really make the difference for those who have goals to keep […]

  • 21 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, has introduced a plan for the Buttermilk Bay maintenance dredging program. During this development project, located in Bourne MA, the contractor will remove approximately 20,000 cubic yards of predominantly sandy sediment by mechanical dredge from the Buttermilk Bay 6-ft and 7-ft navigation channels. The dredged material will […]

  • 15 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Seminar on Dredging Technologies, hosted by Antwerp/Flanders Port Training Center (APEC), will be held from September 21 until October 2, 2015. This two-week seminar will cover all essential theoretical and practical aspects with regard to dredging such as: navigating in muddy areas, strategies for the dumping of dredged sediments, the various types of dredgers, dredger […]

  • 8 December 2011

    The issue of whether dredged sediment from a Middletown lake will be transported to the former National Lead site still remains. At a Nov. 14 public hearing in Middletown, a new official with the Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) said that Sayreville officials accepted the Shadow Lake material. Suzanne Dietrick, chief of the Office […]

  • 24 June 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District has received a permit application from the Portland Harbor Commission for dredging of Rye Harbor and Fore River in Portland and South Portland, Maine. The proposed work involves the dredging of accumulated sediment at 47 separate waterfront sites including 21 piers, 10 marinas, a public boat […]

  • 29 March 2012

    Dredging project on the Ashtabula Harbor is scheduled to begin on July 1. Two of Ashtabula Harbor federal navigational channels will be dredged with the result of removing 230,000 cubic yards of material from the bottom. Star Beacon reports that sediments consisting mainly of silts, clays and fine sands will be excavated by a mechanical […]

  • 13 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Dublin Port Company (DPC) is about to begin the 2017 Maintenance Dredging of the port’s navigation channel and berthing pockets. According to the port, the dredging is expected to begin tomorrow, 14th September 2017, in order to re-establish the ruling depth of -7.8m Chart Datum. “The maintenance dredging campaign will be undertaken in accordance with the conditions as […]

  • 28 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, will soon begin the sediment removal project in the San Luis Rey River. “Due to the amount of material to be removed, heavy construction equipment and dump trucks will be running continuously for 10 hours a day, 6 days a week. The San Luis Rey Bike […]

  • 21 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On July 26 2012, Caltex announced that the Kurnell Refinery Facility would be converted into a major Import Terminal. In order to achieve this goal, major works on the Refinery site and at the Kurnell Crude and Products Wharf were scheduled to take place to allow for a greater import capacity of products. As part […]

  • 12 April 2013

    The Grogol River dredging project, located in South Jakarta, is currently underway, reports beritajakarta.com. Regarding this cleanup project, Irvan Amtha, the Head of South Jakarta Water Management Public Works Sub-Department, stated: “We use amphibian excavator because the river is wide enough, together with regular excavators to transport the sedimentation and wastes onto a truck to […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Antwerp/Flanders Port Training Center (APEC) has announced that their Seminar on Dredging Technologies will be held from September 21 until October 2, 2015. This two week seminar will cover all essential theoretical and practical aspects with regard to dredging such as: navigating in muddy areas, strategies for the dumping of dredged sediments, the various types of dredgers, […]

  • 18 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Despite the protestations of Queensland’s Deputy Premier, dredging and dumping in the Great Barrier Reef’s waters will cause damage including to the seagrass beds at Abbot Point which will be ripped up if dredging goes ahead, according to the Australian Marine Conservation Society. AMCS Great Barrier Reef Campaign Director, Felicity Wishart, said the dredging process […]