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  • 12 October 2012

    Due to a delay in shipping some of equipment, the dredging project at the Indiana Harbor and Canal should begin later this fall. The USACE plans to remove about 4.6 million cubic yards of sediment, deepening the waterway to restore the harbor and ship canal to navigable depths. This project is designed to dredge and […]

  • 28 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    PortsToronto is currently in the process of removing up to 40,000 cubic meters of debris and sediment from the mouth of the Don River. The main goals of this dredging scheme are preventing future flooding and stemming the flow of unwanted material into Toronto’s Harbor which can pose a risk to boater navigation and public […]

  • 11 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Comune di Ortona has invited bidders to submit their offers for the Port of Ortona dredging contract. Under this arrangement, the contractor will excavate and study the seabed in the harbor basin of Ortona. The final design of the works will be drawn up on the basis of the Preliminary Project. The Port of Ortona, […]

  • 14 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that as the third season of dredging draws to a close later this week, a total of more than 1.3 million cubic yards of sediment contaminated with PCBs will have been removed from the Hudson River. Since dredging began on May 9, 2012, about 650,000 cubic yards of sediment […]

  • 6 January 2011

    Genesis Water Solutions, a Colorado Corporation, is pleased to announce the availability of our mobile Rapid Dewatering System (RDS) using the Joshua process to separate fine particulates. Now, for the first time in the industry: • Dredged slurry (fine material) is instantaneously dewatered • Dewatering at the same rate the dredge slurry is delivered • […]

  • 28 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Canadian company EnGlobe Corp. has been successful in a worldwide tender of leading remediation contractors for the dredging and treatment of contaminated sediments of the Kishon River in Haifa, Israel. The contract, awarded by the Israeli authorities, represented by the Kishon Drainage & Rivers Authority and the Ministry of Environmental Protection, is being undertaken by […]

  • 26 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On Thursday, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) finished the dredging season at Grand Lake St. Marys. The department set a goal of removing 300,000 cubic yards of sediment during the 2013 dredging season, and Ohio State Parks exceeded that goal by removing 302,226 cubic yards of dredge material this year, a record figure […]

  • 16 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    An Indiana Harbor and Canal pre-dredge virtual public meeting will be held on June 17, 2020, at 6 p.m. to discuss the start of Indiana Harbor dredging this year, said the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Chicago District in their latest release. According to USACE, dredging will resume at Indiana Harbor in July and will […]

  • 11 June 2019
    Business & Finance

     The Frederick County Government released this very interesting video last week about the Lake Linganore dredging project.  The $12.7 million dredging scheme, to be undertaken by Mobile Dredging & Video Pipe, Inc., will restore water depths, improve water storage capacity for the City of Frederick and Frederick County. Since its construction in 1972, Lake […]

  • 24 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Lake Newport dredging project is successfully completed ahead of schedule, Reston Association (RA) just announced. During the works, approximately 5,000 cubic yards of material were dredged from the lake. After the removal, sediment from the lake was placed in trucks and hauled to the disposal site in Chantilly. This dredging scheme started in mid- January with […]

  • 25 May 2012

    The Christie Administration has won another round in the state’s legal fight to hold those responsible for intentionally polluting the lower Passaic River with pesticides, including an extremely toxic form of dioxin, liable for cleanup, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin announced yesterday. Superior Court Judge Sebastian P. Lombardi, presiding in Essex County, held […]

  • 2 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dredging continues in Atascadero Creek and the Goleta Slough near Ward Memorial Drive in Goleta, reports the Santa Barbara County. According to the county, the stockpiles of sediment are now being trucked to the west end of Goleta Beach, on the access road near the bike path. “Removing the sediment that has settled in the slough […]

  • 17 August 2010

    Five buoy-mounted automatic water quality monitors (AWQMs) have been installed by YSI Hydrodata engineers at the new Tyne Tunnel project to ensure that construction operations do not significantly affect river water quality. Unusually, the contractors have not taken ownership of the instrumentation, preferring instead to simply purchase the data and alarms. Background In 1967 a […]

  • 7 November 2011

    This latest dredging effort started in May 2011 and focused on the northern cove on the Acushnet side of the Harbor and off-shore from the Titleist facility on Hadley Street in New Bedford. Approximately 11 acres of sediment were dredged this year, resulting in the removal of more than 21,600 cubic yards of contaminated sediment. […]

  • 22 March 2012

    The federal Department of Justice has stated that Appleton Papers Inc. and NCR Corp. should be ordered to resume a full-scale cleanup of the lower Fox River, postcrescent.com reports. Department attorneys have asked a U.S. district judge to direct the companies to resume dredging by April 2 and to dredge more materials than they did […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, recently awarded the Duwamish Waterway maintenance dredging contract to J.E. McAmis of Chico, CA. The work includes removal of about 105,000 cubic yards of material with in-water disposal. J.E. McAmis will mobilize crews and equipment from their Longview, WA facility on or about 1 December 2015. The completion […]

  • 9 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. EPA has released its final cleanup plan, called a Record of Decision, for 10 miles of the Lower Willamette River within the Portland Harbor Superfund Site which runs through the economic heart of Portland, Oregon. EPA’s final plan, or ROD, addresses contaminated sediments through dredging, capping, enhanced natural recovery and monitored natural recovery, […]

  • 22 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Seattle would remove or contain contaminated soil and sediment on port property at the former Lora Lake Apartments in Burien and nearby at Sea-Tac Airport in SeaTac under a proposed legal agreement with the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology). The port plans to begin cleanup work in 2016, divided into three projects […]

  • 6 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced a legal agreement with Occidental Chemical Corporation to perform engineering and design work needed to begin the cleanup of the lower 8.3 miles of the lower Passaic River. This work, which includes sampling, evaluating technologies, and doing the engineering work necessary before physical cleanup work can begin, will be […]

  • 10 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The $4 million worth St Louis River Estuary habitat restoration project is underway at Radio Tower Bay in Duluth, St. Louis County, Minnesota. The main objective of the project is to remove approximately 115,000 cubic yards of wood waste and unclassified sediment from approximately 29 acres of the Bay. Dredging operation are being performed by […]

  • 28 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will hold a public meeting on 2013 Indiana Harbor dredging program. This meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, April 3, 2013, at 5 p.m. (Central), and will include a presentation of the 2013 Indiana Harbor dredging activities and schedule. Background In late Oct. 2012, construction was completed at the Indiana Harbor […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has released an environmental assessment worksheet for a proposed construction project to widen and manage flow rates for a section of the Mississippi River channel near Hastings that has narrowed with sediment build up.  Changing sediment patterns have made it difficult and costly to maintain safe navigation through […]

  • 11 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Construction work is expected to resume later this month on a facility in Massena, New York, to support the $243 million dredging project to clean up PCBs from the Grasse River. When constructed, the facility will be used as a staging area to support future dredging and capping operations. Before dredging work can start, the […]

  • 6 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredging works resumed at Indiana Harbor June 4, 2018, and will continue through fall 2018, a continuation of the dredging that began in September 2017 and stopped November 2017 for the winter season, reports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District. The contractors, a joint venture with Kokosing Construction Company, Ohio and O’Brien and Gere, Illinois, […]