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  • 1 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Rhode Island State Conservation Committee (RI SCC), under the direction of the Director of the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RI DEM), has approved the adoption of updates to the Rhode Island Soil Erosion and Sediment Control Handbook (Handbook). These updates are in accordance with State law and pursuant to the RI Administrative […]

  • 26 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Water Institute scientists Mead Allison, director of physical processes and sediment systems, and Ehab Meselhe, director of natural systems modeling and monitoring, are leading research efforts focused on configuring river diversion projects in order to optimize sediment capture, which will help create and sustain coastal wetlands.  Their findings will be published in Water Resources Management’s […]

  • 25 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    HR Wallingford has scheduled its “Introduction to Coastal Processes and Management” event for 9-10 September, 2014, in Wallingford, UK. This two-day course will introduce methods used in designing and planning coastal engineering and management schemes. The risks of coastal flooding and erosion, both in the UK and overseas, will increase as existing man-made defences such […]

  • 8 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded two small business task order contracts to Sol Engineering Service LLC, (an 8(a) small business) in the amount of $63,498.55 for environmental services to include collection and analyses of water and sediment samples from the federally-maintained Gulf Intracoastal Waterway from Rollover Pass to the Galveston Causeway […]

  • 18 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee (WHC) has delivered a vote of confidence in Australia’s ongoing management of the iconic Great Barrier Reef (GBR). Queensland Resources Council Chief Executive Michael Roche said all Australians would welcome the committee’s decision in Doha, Qatar, to reject activist calls to place the reef on the World Heritage ‘in-danger’ list. “The […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A draft environmental assessment for a proposed rehabilitation project at Conestoga Reservoir, Nebraska, is currently available for public review. The draft EA evaluates the environmental impacts of measures that would be used to restore aquatic habitat, water quality and recreation opportunities at the reservoir. Conestoga Reservoir, located within the Conestoga State Recreation Area approximately 20 […]

  • 20 March 2014

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District is soliciting public comments through April 16 on draft plans to manage dredged material from the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway (AIWW) in portions of South Carolina and Georgia. In coordination with other state and federal natural resource agencies, Corps planners have prepared a Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) and […]

  • 24 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dave Himmelheber, Ph.D., a Geosyntec environmental engineer based in New Jersey, has published a chapter on contaminated sediments in a monograph issued by the environmental research arms of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). Dr. Himmelheber’s chapter, “In Situ Biotransformation of Contaminants in Sediments,” appears as part of Processes, Assessment and Remediation of Contaminated Sediments, […]

  • 22 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District partnered with the Galveston Park Board of Trustees to launch the implementation of the Sand Management Cost Shared Study. The district and the Galveston Park Board of Trustees pursued a sand management cost-shared study following the establishment of a partnership last year to develop a science-based sand […]

  • 18 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Michael V. Harding, CPESC, CESSWI, a senior consultant for Geosyntec based in California, is an invited speaker at two upcoming workshops to be held in New England this month on the topic of erosion and sediment control. In the first, Mr. Harding will conduct a Nov. 19 workshop, “Guide on How to Conduct Erosion and […]

  • 22 October 2013

    The innovative restoration of a Norfolk Broads reed bed has been awarded a second accolade in a year. The Broads Authority’s project at Salhouse Broad has won international acclaim as a pioneering way of re-using dredged sediment. Now it has been awarded the UK’s first Working with Nature Certificate of Recognition by PIANC, The World […]

  • 10 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    AECOM, a global provider of professional technical and management support services, including a leading environmental practice, is part of a team selected by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Great Lakes National Program Office to perform sediment remediation of the Buffalo River in Buffalo, N.Y. AECOM will support the prime contractor, Environmental Quality Management, Inc., in […]

  • 13 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    WWF stated that 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. The Improved Dredge Material Management for the Great Barrier Reef Region report is one of a number […]

  • 1 August 2013

    Tetra Tech, Inc. announced that it has been awarded a $20 million contract, with option years for an additional $3.5 million, with the Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC to perform environmental management services and provide construction oversight as part of the Miami Harbor Construction Dredging Project. Tetra Tech’s scientists will provide environmental management […]

  • 17 July 2013

    DC- Congressman Steve King (IA-04) released the following statement after his amendment to the FY2014 Energy and Water Appropriations Act was adopted. The amendment prohibits the US Army Corps of Engineers from dumping dredged spoil from shallow water habitat into the Missouri River. “Sediment dumping, a practice that is detrimental to both environmental and flood […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Public areas along Lake Washington’s northern tip are safe for swimming and other in-water recreation, according to assessments of lake sediments and water quality. Findings will be presented at a public meeting set for July 11 at Kenmore City Hall, 18120 68th Ave. N. E., beginning at 5:30 p.m. with an informal open house. A […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    In the US alone, the Environmental Protection Agency has estimated that there is approximately 1.2 billion cubic yards of contaminated sediment under the country’s waterways. How is remediating contaminated sediments creating new markets for dredging contractors, vessel operators, and environmental professionals? To address this topic, WorkBoat.com has scheduled a March 27 webinar, “Contaminated River and […]

  • 28 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has adopted changes to the state’s standards for cleaning up contaminated in-water sediments. The changes take effect Sept. 1, 2013. In 1991, Ecology first adopted the Sediment Management Standards (SMS) for guiding the management of sediments. The SMS rule is used to conduct environmental cleanup work, manage the dredging […]

  • 1 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Geosyntec will be well represented at the 7th International Conference on Remediation of Contaminated Sediments, organized and presented by Battelle February 4-7, 2013, in Dallas. Maintaining the economic and biological viability of the environments of rivers, lakes, bays, and harbors requires advanced management of a complex series of actions related to the accumulation in sediments […]

  • 31 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    GEI Consultants, Inc., one of the nation’s leading geotechnical, environmental, water resources, and ecological science and engineering firms announced the accelerated growth of its national Contaminated Sediments Practice. The company has strengthened its offerings both through acquisition and the hire of a number of senior experts and mid-level technical staff in waste engineering, marine ecology, […]

  • 16 January 2013

    Oceana is protesting about Spanish plans to dump Mercury-rich sediment dredged from a Minorcan harbour into the open ocean. The organisation has requested the Spanish Institute of Oceanography (IEO) report on management of the material extracted in the dredging of Mahón harbour. This project involves the extraction of 200,000 m3 of sediment, with a mercury […]

  • 20 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Office of Acquisition Management has invited bidders to submit their offers for the sediment profile imaging contracts at the Mayport Harbor and Port Everglades areas. The Government intends to award a purchase order resulting from this solicitation to the responsible offeror whose offer best conforms to the specification, meets the Government’s delivery schedule and […]

  • 6 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Seventh International Conference on Remediation of Contaminated Sediments will be held February 4-7, 2013, at Dallas Hyatt Riverfront Hotel. Maintaining the economic and biological viability of the environments of rivers, lakes, bays, and harbors requires management of complex series of actions related to accumulation in sediments of potentially hazardous contaminants, affecting a wide range […]

  • 20 November 2012

    Partrac are to present at and attend the 7th International Conference on Remediation of Contaminated Sediments in Dallas, Texas from 4th – 7th February 2013. Dr Kevin Black will present Partrac’s poster presentation, “Tracking the Movements of Contaminated Particulates in Urban Environments” on Wednesday 6th February. Dr Black will also chair the “Cap Construction and […]