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  • 30 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Conference on Water Resources, Coastal and Ocean Engineering (ICWRCOE 2015) will take place from March 12-14, 2015, in Surathkal, Mangalore, India. This conference will provide a platform for researchers, engineers, scientists and academicians as well as industrial professionals from all over the globe to present their research results and developmental activities in the […]

  • 15 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Pinellas County has begun the most important phase of the Lake Seminole Restoration Project. A county contractor has started a dredge operation that will remove about 900,000 cubic yards of organic sediment from the lake, aiming to bring it to its healthiest state in decades. Lake Seminole is the county’s second largest freshwater lake, a […]

  • 25 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) started a debris removal pilot project at the Gowanus Canal Superfund Site yesterday. Field personnel will be removing debris from the 4th Street Turning Basin (located at the intersection of 4th St. and 3rd Ave), according to the EPA’s latest announcement. Work is scheduled to continue for 3-4 weeks and these removal operations […]

  • 19 March 2014

    Louisiana’s congressional delegation has managed to collect additional $4.5 million for the Houma Navigation Canal dredging, reports Houma Today. The Houma Navigation Canal, which provides navigable access from the Gulf of Mexico to the GIWW, the Port of Houma, and other small ports along the canal, is in need of dredging because sediment buildup has […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Indiana Harbor and Canal (IHC) dredging contractors, Kokosing Construction Co. and O’Brien & Gere, will hold a public meeting March 13, 2014, to present the IHC 2014 dredging schedule and activities. This meeting will take place at East Chicago City Hall, 4525 Indianapolis Blvd. (2nd floor), East Chicago, […]

  • 11 June 2012

    According to the Toledo Blade, alternatives for managing sediment and other material dredged from Toledo Harbor’s channels will be the subject of a public forum next week at the Toledo Metropolitan Area Council of Governments. During the forum, scheduled for June 19, from 1 to 4 p.m., project representatives are to explain the project’s objectives […]

  • 21 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging work, using a special mud pumping method to minimize disturbance to sediment, will soon be getting underway at the Trinity Broads, Essex & Suffolk Water just announced. The Trinity Broads are one of Britain’s most important wildlife habitats, an important source of drinking water, as well as being enjoyed by the local community and visitors. […]

  • 13 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Big Fishweir Creek project is moving forward after the City of Jacksonville recently approved funding for the Corps to execute a project partnership agreement and initiate the design and implementation phase of the project. The Corps will receive approximately $1 million, making way for the project to move towards eventual construction. “This is a […]

  • 31 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology has directed Jorgensen Forge Corp. to continue studying soil and groundwater contamination at its industrial property along the Duwamish Waterway in Seattle. The manufacturer of large-scale special metal products has conducted some site investigations, including partial cleanup work in 2014 (under a 2007 agreed order with Ecology), to determine if […]

  • 2 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District’s board of directors (CNPPID) has approved staff recommendation to return a dredger that has been used for most of the summer to remove sediment from Jeffrey Lake and to solicit bids for a larger dredger on a lease/purchase basis. Gothenburg Division Manager, Kevin Boyd, told the board that the 8-inch dredger currently […]

  • 29 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Kansas Senator Jerry Moran yesterday announced the inclusion of provisions he advocated for in the USACE Work Plan for FY2019, including funding for the Kansas River Reservoirs and Sediment Study, and a flood protection project in Manhattan.  “The provisions we worked for that were included in the Army Corps of Engineers’ FY2019 Work Plan are critical […]

  • 18 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The following is a monthly project update for the cleanup of lead impacted sediment by hydraulic dredging in the Mill River. The CT Department of Energy and Environmental Protection together with TRC, the firm conducting the cleanup work for Exide are currently in the process of dredging, dewatering the sediment, treating the filtrate water from […]

  • 22 May 2012

    As part of the habitat improvement and erosion protection works associated with Wightlink Ltd.’s investment into upgraded ferry facilities in Lymington -(Lymington to Yarmouth IOW Service), Land and Water Services Ltd (LAWS) were contracted for the first phase of the saltmarsh restoration works. The works comprised the collection of dredged spoils from marinas’ within the […]

  • 8 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    In 2012, Hurricane Sandy damaged the marsh areas of the Ninigret Wildlife Refuge and the adjacent barrier island that protected it from the Atlantic Ocean. Responding to this, the R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) in December 2016 contracted with JF Brennan Company Inc., an environmental services and marine construction firm that specializes in waterway […]

  • 28 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The 14,000m³ trailing suction hopper dredger Pedro Álvares Cabral has arrived at the Barranquilla Port and is ready to begin dredging of the port’s access channel. According to Luis Fernando Andrade, director of Cormagdalena, the dredger arrived yesterday from Jamaica and is ready to start the work in Barranquilla. The Colombian river management authority estimates that during the works, the dredger […]

  • 24 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ohio EPA has approved a request by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to dredge the Cleveland Harbor and Cuyahoga River – essential to allowing shipping traffic to continue – but with no dredged material to be placed in the open lake. Ohio EPA’s Section 401 water quality certification allows the Corps to dredge up to 225,000 […]

  • 10 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and East Chicago Waterway Management District will hold a public meeting to present this year’s Indiana Harbor and Canal dredging schedule and activities. The meeting takes place on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at the City Hall, Annex Building, 4444 Railroad Ave., East Chicago, Ind. The contractors, a joint venture […]

  • 7 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The SedHyd 2015 conference will take place from April 19-23, in the Peppermill Hotel in Reno, Nevada, USA. The conference will provide Federal and non-Federal scientists and managers from various disciplines the opportunity to discuss recent accomplishments and progress in research and on technical developments in the physical, chemical, and biological aspects of sedimentation and the […]

  • 4 October 2012

    A further dredging of the Dublin inner city section of the Grand Canal will start in October 2012. The news was confirmed today by the Waterways Ireland, one of the six North/South Implementation Bodies established under the British Irish Agreement in 1999. Waterways Ireland has responsibility for the management, maintenance, development and restoration of inland […]

  • 16 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Water quality in the Ashtabula River and its tributaries has significantly improved since the water body was last tested in 2002, according to a new Ohio EPA report.  Biological communities in the Ashtabula River have improved since the dredging of contaminated sediments and installation of habitat enhancements. Samples taken in 2011 show biological communities in the […]

  • 30 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    After Hurricane Harvey, the shutdown of air, rail, and port operations had an impact well outside the region due to Houston being a multi-modal interchange point. Wind damage from Hurricane Harvey to shipping and port infrastructure was minimal, but an enormous influx of water, sediment and debris entered the Houston Ship Channel, meaning it needed […]

  • 4 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    A new review has found that turbidity and sedimentation, two of the most widely recognized threats to coral reefs, can have an effect on coral reproduction before, during and after spawning. Elevated turbidity regularly occurs in shallow, tropical marine environments driven primarily by wind-driven waves but this can be exacerbated by anthropogenic activities such as […]

  • 25 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    A pilot project aimed at restoring Lake Barnarpasjön in the vicinity of Jönköping, Sweden has almost doubled the oxygen levels and reduced eutrophication after the project was initiated two years ago. The project focuses on thin layer dredging and the removal of eutrophicated organic matter from the bottom sediments. “The equipment used is fairly cheap […]

  • 27 June 2011
    Business & Finance

    An IADC Best Paper Award for a Young Author under the age of 35 was presented to Brianne Cohen at the WEDA XXXI / TAMU 42 Annual Dredging Conference & Exhibition held at the Gaylord Opryland in Nashville, Tennessee, June 5-8 2011. For several years, the State of Louisiana’s Office of Coastal Protection and Restoration […]

  • 17 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    On December 27, 2012, the EPA announced a proposed cleanup plan for the Gowanus Canal, which includes removing some of the contaminated sediment and capping dredged areas. The proposed plan also includes controls to prevent raw sewage overflows and other land-based sources of contamination from compromising the cleanup. The cost of the cleanup plan is […]

  • 21 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, released a draft Environmental Assessment for its Lower Pool 2 Channel Management Study – Boulanger Bend to Lock and Dam 2, near Hastings, Minnesota, on June 19. The purpose of the project is to provide safe, reliable and efficient navigation through the Boulanger Bend area, near […]