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  • 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 […]

  • 27 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is beginning the scoping process for a supplemental Environmental Impact Statement on its Mount St. Helens long-term sediment management program. The public is invited to comment on the scope of the Supplemental Environmental Impact until April 6, 2013. The Portland District is planning its long-term management of the Mount […]

  • 9 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The clean-up has begun of a section of Pukekura Park’s lake system. Last week the dredging of sediment from the Main Lake was stopped when the upper part of the Serpentine, between the main and lily lakes, was clogged with fresh sediment. Manager Parks Mark Bruhn says a sucker truck is being used to pump […]

  • 23 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Central Dredging Association (CEDA) has announced that registrations are now open for the next CEDA Dredging Days event, set to take place from 9-10 November 2017 at Ahoy Rotterdam in the Netherlands.  To ensure the two days are well spent, the CEDA Technical Committee has organised a packed program which includes 22 peer-reviewed technical […]

  • 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, […]

  • 21 May 2012

    Polite Laboyrie, Chairman of the CEC Environment Commission (CEC) represents WODA at the 35th and 6th meetings of the Scientific Groups of the London Convention and the London Protocol respectively, in Jeju, Republic of Korea (21 – 25 May 2012). Andy Birchenough, who will attend the meetings as a member of the UK delegation and […]

  • 9 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Western Dredging Association (WEDA) has announced that the 2018 WEDA Midwest Chapter Meeting will be held at the Renaissance Downtown Hotel from March 13-15th, 2018 in Toledo, OH. The Midwest Chapter of WEDA represents Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Wisconsin and Ontario, Canada. As in previous […]

  • 5 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, last month hosted the National Regional Sediment Management (RSM) Program In-Progress review and workshop at the Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel in Mobile, Ala. The purpose of the in-progress review and meeting was to bring together the RSM community to review and share the progress on the […]

  • 14 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Coastal Engineering Research Board (CERB), which provides guidance to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for coastal engineering research, will meet September 18th and 19th at the Wyndham Jacksonville, 1515 Prudential Dr., Jacksonville, Fla. The theme of the meeting is “Regional Sediment Management – Uniting Navigation, Beaches, and the Ecosystem,” and is hosted by […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Following intensive U.S. Army Corps of Engineers review and consideration of extensive public comments, the Corps’ Northwestern Division Commander, Brig. Gen. John S. Kem, has signed two Records of Decision (RODs). Both RODs were signed last Friday, November 14th, and include: 1) the Lower Snake River Final Programmatic Sediment Management Plan (PSMP) and 2) a current “immediate […]

  • 5 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Oligochaete worms can substantially speed up the reuse of both dredged sediment and contaminated mine tailings, Deltares said in their latest release.  Researchers from Deltares, with the support from the University of Alberta, Queen Mary University of London and NAIT (polytechnic and applied research institute) have determined this in laboratory tests. According to their statement, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 July 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 […]

  • 2 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    A dredging campaign in the Coomera River supporting safe and navigable waterways access for the Gold Coast’s multi-billion dollar tourism and marine industries has passed the half-way mark. The Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA) said that dredging of an 8 kilometer stretch of the river from Shipper Drive at Coomera to the river mouth near […]

  • 20 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Central Dredging Association (CEDA) will be co-hosting a conference, with the Portuguese Engineers Association in Lisbon from 27-28th October. The CEDA Iberian Conference, with the central theme ‘Dredging for sustainable port development’, will be a platform for environmental engineering and management best-practice in the context of real-life Iberian projects. Conference Chair, Stefan Aarninkhof, Professor of […]

  • 11 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The contract for the construction of a $3 million Coomera dredge facility, aimed to boost the multi-million dollar marine industry in the area, has been awarded to a Gold Coast based company. Acting Ports Minister, Steven Miles, said that the contract to construct the Coomera Regional Dredged Sediment Management Facility (CRDSMF) had been awarded to […]

  • 15 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Commissioner Robert Klee of Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, few days ago offered the following comment on release of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Final Dredged Material Management Plan (DMMP) and Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) for Long Island Sound. “Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) supports the recommendations for the […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    PIANC USA & the Coasts, Oceans, Ports & Rivers Institute (COPRI/ASCE) have announced that the Dredging 2015 Conference – Moving and Managing Sediments will take place in Savannah, Georgia, October 19-22, 2015, at the Hyatt Regency on the riverfront in the Downtown Historic District. “More than 200 of the top dredging experts in the world will […]

  • 14 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, has received an application for a 10-year permit for the Bolsa Chica Lowlands Restoration Project. The Bolsa Chica Project is an approximately 950-acre coastal wetland restoration scheme located on lands owned by the State of California. It is the largest coastal wetland restoration project completed in California, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 November 2010

    The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) has published a new online leaflet “Floods, dredging and river changes” to help inform people about the regulatory issues that affect dredging works on river beds. River bed dredging and removal of river gravels has been an important issue for land managers and plant hire companies for many years, […]

  • 25 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, and the Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) are conducting a study to better understand the effectiveness of nearshore placement of dredged sediment to reduce shoreline erosion. In Southern Lake Michigan, sandy dredged sediment suitable for beach nourishment has repeatedly been placed in designated nearshore areas just […]

  • 22 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC has just announced that they will attend the annual ‘Dredging in India’ conference, which takes place at TC Maratha, Mumbai from 4-5 September. During this event, Jaco Kleijwegt (Area Sales Manager India) will give a presentation about Inland Waterway Dredging. The event is celebrating its tenth year running and aims to highlight emerging […]

  • 12 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    WMR-532, the joint venture of Woolpert and Magnolia River Geospatial, has been contracted to acquire bathymetric and topographic lidar and imagery, and to provide final data products to the Joint Airborne Lidar Bathymetry Technical Center of Expertise. The one-year, $10 million capacity contract will support the coastal mapping and charting requirements of the U.S. Army […]

  • 10 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Congresswoman Lois Frankel (FL-22) was joined by Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-23) in leading 22 members of Congress from both parties in sending a letter to the Chairman and Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water urging full funding for shoreline protection projects. These projects include beach fills and renourishment, construction […]