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  • 21 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Summer has come and gone, but boaters are still making their way in and out of the Robbins Reef Yacht Club in New Jersey’s Newark Bay within the Port of New York/New Jersey. “We saw a significant increase in boating activity this summer and it’s continuing this fall and this is because our members are […]

  • 12 October 2012

    Lake Wildwood Association (LWA), located between Chicago and Peoria, Illinois has been dealing directly with the challenges associated with sedimentation in their lakes for over 20 years. Sediment removal began almost from the time that the Lake was built in 1968. By 1972, the Association had purchased a Mudcat that sucked up the unwanted silt […]

  • 10 February 2012

    Hamburg Port Authority has announced early information about plan for the Elbe river sediment analysis services. This work is associated with the sustainable development of the Elbe river and monitoring services into the increase of sediment build-up in the upper river area and the Port entrance. There is a plan to construct a tidal dyke […]

  • 26 January 2012

    ABPmer and Capita Symonds with URS have been contracted by the Environment Agency to record the sediment properties in the intertidal zone of the Bristol Channel and Severn Estuary coastlines. The study, which will consider the coastline between Sharpness and Porlock Bay, is being undertaken to understand the variation in the bed characteristics in front […]

  • 29 November 2011

    The city marina’s excessive sedimentation problems may be resolved by a low-cost dredging alternative known as water injection dredging. “Some Europeans call it natural dredging. It returns sediment back to the estuary with a minimum of energy costs” said Robert Semmes of Applied Technology & Management. According to this dredging method sediments near the river […]

  • 21 October 2011

    Hamburg Port Authority has announced plan for transfer of treated sludge from dredged harbours. Sludge to be removed to Francop and to be added to previously dredged mud from Hamburg and surrounding waters. It is planned to carry out the following work in an open process which will comprise: – Deposition of silt including port […]

  • 27 May 2011

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and three other federal and state agencies will host a meeting June 2 to update the public on a contaminated sediment cleanup planned for the East Chicago and Hammond, Indiana, area. The cleanup, funded under the Great Lakes Legacy Act, involves the Grand Calumet River and Roxana Marsh, near the […]

  • 18 May 2011

    An agreement was signed between Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) and a joint venture to conduct sediment management st… (onlinenews) [mappress] Source: onlinenews, May 18, 2011;

  • 2 June 2010
    Business & Finance

    International conference and exhibition on Environmental Sediment Dredging And Processing is to be held in Rotterdam in The Netherlands in October. The production of sediments in Europe is estimated at 1.800 million tonnes per year. Of this amount approximately 1.100 million tonnes per year are deposited in the European waterways. The rest disappears in the […]

  • 17 December 2009

    TAIPEI, Taiwan — As the useful lives of southern reservoirs are threatened by the accumulation of typhoon-induced silt deposits, the Water Resource Agency (WRA) and related officials have put their heads together to find the best method for excavating sediment from the dams, and in turn provide sustainable reservoir management for the future… Source: The […]

  • 26 February 2021

    CDES, a Luzancy (Seine-et-Marne) based marine specialist, has won the La Teste de Buch dredging contract. La Teste de Buch is a commune in the Gironde department in Nouvelle-Aquitaine in southwestern France. It is located on the south shore of Arcachon Bay, lying in the southwestern part of Gironde. The project includes dredging of 50,000 cubic meters of sediment, transport activities by land and […]

  • 3 February 2021
    Environment, Innovation

    Following on from the success of the 1st online course Dredging for Sustainable Infrastructure held in December 2020, CEDA and IADC have decided to schedule a second course in March 2021. In this course participants will learn how to achieve dredging projects that fulfil primary functional requirements while adding value to the natural and socio-economic […]

  • 25 January 2021
    Business development

    WEDA’s Midwest Chapter Board has decided to go virtual for the 2021 Meeting and postpone the Green Bay in-person meeting until March 22-24, 2022, due to the continuing pandemic. Now, the 2021 Virtual Meeting is taking place Thursday, March 18th 2021 from 1 to 5:00 PM CST. The 2021 virtual meeting agenda will be distributed […]

  • 19 November 2020
    Business development

    The Impact Assessment Agency of Canada is conducting a federal environmental assessment of the proposed Contrecoeur Port Terminal Expansion Project, located approximately 40 kilometers downstream from Montréal. The Agency invites the public and Indigenous groups to comment on the draft Environmental Assessment Report, which includes the Agency’s conclusions and recommendations regarding the potential environmental effects […]

  • 3 November 2020

    The Port of Rotterdam Authority is currently examining whether it would be realistic to expand its new dredging program in Rotterdam with water injection dredging (WID). The current study fits within the Port Authority’s PRISMA research program, which looks into new dredging methods and how sediment reacts to these techniques. The purpose of PRISMA is […]

  • 16 October 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The 2021 WEDA Midwest Chapter meeting has been rescheduled until March 16-18, 2021 in Green Bay, WI at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, informs the Western Dredging Association. The event will offer individuals and firms an opportunity to make presentations in the following areas: sediment investigation, environmental dredging, navigational dredging, coast/shoreline protection and restoration, sediment management […]

  • 15 October 2020

    In the latest episode of the Engineering With Nature Podcast, guest Monica Chasten, a project manager for the Army Corps Philadelphia District’s Operations Division, discusses Engineering With Nature (EWN) and her work and collaboration with other scientists and engineers to advance coastal dredging practices and the beneficial use of dredged material. As a project manager, […]

  • 14 October 2020
    Research & Development

    Licencing of dredging activities is based on environmental analysis, including measuring levels of contamination. The contaminated dredged materials may upset the ecosystem balance at their disposal site. In these cases, officials take actions before the licence is granted. The types of contaminants in the environment can change over time, due to new or modified human […]

  • 21 September 2020

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority has been awarded $15 million for research, data collection, and implementation of its Adaptive Management program to increase effectiveness and flexibility when implementing coastal projects under the RESTORE Act. The grant from the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (RESTORE Council) adds to the $19.5 million, previously awarded to […]

  • 15 September 2020
    Environment, Technology

    How to be creative in handling risks and opportunities associated with dredging for sustainable infrastructure is one of the main topics that will be discussed in depth at the new CEDA-IADC course, coming this December in Nootdorp, The Netherlands. The course ‘Dredging for sustainable infrastructure’ will take place 1-2 December 2020, at the Hotel Van […]

  • 14 July 2020
    Business development

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards yesterday announced an innovative agreement between the Port of New Orleans, Louisiana Economic Development, and The Water Institute of the Gulf that will support port activities and serve as a model for ports across the state and beyond. “We are excited to announce the smart port initiative of LED, the […]

  • 27 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The 2020 WEDA Midwest Chapter Meeting will be held on March 24-26, in Green Bay, Wisconsin at the Hyatt Regency Hotel. The event will offer individuals and firms an opportunity to make presentations in the following areas: sediment investigation, environmental dredging, navigational dredging, coast/shoreline protection and restoration, sediment management and re-use, surveying, etc. According to […]

  • 20 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Kansas Water Office, in partnership with the Corps of Engineers, has just announced their plans to implement a Water Injection Dredging (WID) demonstration project at Tuttle Creek Lake to promote sustainable long-term reservoir sediment management. WID is a process in which large volumes of water are injected at low pressure into the sediment bed […]

  • 24 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Exo Environmental Ltd. recently attended the CEDA Dredging Days conference in the Ahoy Rotterdam, taking the opportunity to represent and promote the USAR project. CEDA Dredging Days is the flagship conference of the Central Dredging Association (CEDA) and is the main event on the dredging industry calendar in the CEDA (EMEA) region. At the event, […]

  • 17 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District, in partnership with the Florida Inland Navigation District, have begun dredging portions of the Intracoastal Waterway (IWW).  USACE awarded a $5.8 million contract in late July for maintenance dredging of the IWW in St. Johns and Flagler Counties. During the project, Southwind Construction Corporation will remove more than […]

  • 19 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    A major dredging scheme has been successfully completed in the Coomera River, supporting safe and navigable waterways access for the Gold Coast’s multi-billion-dollar recreation, tourism and marine industries, the Gold Coast Waterways Authority announced today. The campaign was made possible by the completion of the Gold Coast Waterways Authority’s Coomera Dredged Sediment Management Facility earlier […]