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  • 30 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito yesterday joined state Senate Minority Leader Bruce E. Tarr of Gloucester, state Rep. Brad Hill of Ipswich and Manchester selectmen to announce a $500,000 MassWorks grant in support of the Manchester-by-the-Sea Dredging Project.  The announcement was made at Reed Park, off Beach Street, along the harbor. “Through the very hard work of […]

  • 25 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Bay of Plenty Regional Council has just released the latest video update on their Opureora Channel Dredging Project. For many years, the Opureora Channel has been used as a primary accessway for boat traffic between Matakana Island and the mainland at Omokoroa. It provides a critical lifeline for island residents that need to access emergency services, […]

  • 8 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District’s board of directors approved payment of an invoice at its monthly board meeting that will extend dredging activities at Jeffrey Reservoir until August 7. Gothenburg Division Manager Kevin Boyd told the board that dredging at the lake near Brady has been proceeding satisfactorily and that the extension of […]

  • 27 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    UAE-based company, Jan de Nul Dredging Middle East, and EPDM, the main shareholders in the Maputo Port Development Company, MPDC, officially signed the Maputo Port dredging contract last week. The project will be financed by a consortium of banks headed by the BCI, Commercial and Investment Bank, with the estimated value of the contract over $100 million. The […]

  • 29 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Sealed bids for Cascadilla Creek Dredging in the City of Ithaca, NY, will be received by the Office of the City Controller until 2:00PM local time, Thursday, November 21, the New York State Government reports.  In general, the project consists of the following: maintainence dredging of approximately 12,800 cubic yards of sediment from Cascadilla Creek […]

  • 14 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will hold a public meeting on March 15 to discuss the ongoing Great Lakes Legacy Act cleanup at the former Zephyr Oil Refinery on Holton Road in Muskegon, Mich. EPA and the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality will summarize last year’s work and preview the next phase. The former refinery […]

  • 17 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The first of the 10-canal Hurricane Irma sediment removal projects in the Florida Keys are underway, reports the Monroe County. Tavernier-based Adventure Environmental, Inc. began the sediment removal project in three Marathon canals. The two Islamorada canal projects are also on the way and the five Big Pine Key canals are waiting for final permit […]

  • 2 August 2012

    The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Public Works and Government Services and Minister for Status of Women, today announced that a major environmental remediation project will be undertaken to remove contaminated sediment in the Esquimalt Graving Dock water lot. A Request for Proposals for the first phase of the project, the construction of a sheet […]

  • 15 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The next public meeting regarding the White Rock Lake Dredging Feasibility Study will be hosted virtually on July 16, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. informs Dallas City Council District 9. At the meeting, City staff and the consultant will provide a brief recap of previous meetings, provide the findings of the White Rock Lake Dredging Feasibility […]

  • 13 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Starting this week, the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality will begin overseeing the clean up of the last significant legacy contamination in the downtown reach of the Willamette River. NW Natural will be removing contaminated sediment at the former Portland Gas Manufacturing. This work will address historical contamination resulting from gas manufacturing operations along the […]

  • 4 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Pittsburgh District has awarded a $1.2 million contract for the removal of accumulated sediments and vegetation along the Stonycreek River located in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. The contract was awarded to Green World Contracting Company of Natrona Heights, Pennsylvania. According to USACE, the residents of Johnstown will benefit from this […]

  • 28 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    After lots of talk in the past year about starting major dredging projects in the Morgan City area, it is expected that the work will finally be in full swing by the summer, the Louisiana’s Port of Morgan City said in a release. The port officials plan to achieve a decent enough water depth by […]

  • 2 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Government of Canada today awarded a $5.3 million contract to Milestone Environmental Contracting Inc. (Milestone ENV) to restore the environmental health of Victoria’s Middle Harbor sea bed by removing hazardous chemicals in sediments found in Transport Canada-owned harbor near the Laurel Point Park.‎ The cleanup work will begin in November 2017 and is expected […]

  • 6 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The River Waveney dredging program is set to take place between April and October 2019, the UK’s Broads Authority announces.  The river is popular with Broads users due to its deep navigable channels, but sediment does accrete in places and requires dredging to maintain waterway specifications, said the authority. Commenting the latest news, Broads Authority […]

  • 25 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    A major dredging project on Winnetka Pond, City of Crystal, MN, aimed to remove more than 18,000 cubic yards of sediment, is moving forward, CCX Media reports.  Commenting the latest news, Crystal Public Works Director, Mark Ray, said that the removal will help control flood capacity as well as help improve the habitat of the pond […]

  • 10 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Senators Edward J. Markey and Elizabeth Warren, and Representative Bill Keating have announced the release of a $15.4 million Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) grant to improve the infrastructure and environment of the Port of New Bedford, Massachusetts. According to the announcement, this funding from the federal Department of Transportation will help the […]

  • 2 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representatives Angie Craig, Betty McCollum and Ron Kind have successfully secured emergency funding for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to address the impacts of this spring’s devastating floods along the Mississippi River. The funding was disbursed in response to a letter they sent in September pushing the Office of Management and Budget […]

  • 19 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) said in their latest release that five harbors will receive WisDOT 2019 Harbor Assistance Program grants totaling $7.1 million for harbor maintenance and improvement projects. Improvements will promote waterborne freight and assist economic development in the communities where they are located. Fincantieri Marinette Marine (Marinette County) – $5 million for dredging […]

  • 5 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Pittsburgh District held a kickoff event last week for the $1.2-million sediment removal contract along the Stonycreek River in Johnstown, PA. “This opportunity to meet with Representative Joyce and our partners will ensure everyone understands the project goals and benefits,” said Col. Andrew Short, commander, Pittsburgh District. “Maintenance projects […]

  • 6 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, recently awarded a contract to Steelhead Constructors, Inc., to remove 210,000 cubic yards of sediment from the San Luis Rey River as part of the federal flood control project along the river. The $5.346 million contract calls for work to begin on September 15 and to […]

  • 19 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Bay of Plenty Regional Council’s Kopeopeo Canal Remediation Project in Whakatane has won the Australasian Land and Ground Water Association (ALGA) project excellence award for Best Regional Remedial Project at last month’s awards ceremony. During the past few years, the project has successfully completed the removal and storage of around 35,000m³ of contaminated sediment into […]

  • 15 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Port Hope Area Initiative (PHAI) has officially started the Port Hope Harbor dredging scheme, aimed to uncover some fascinating sunken finds within the sediment. The dredging, which began on October 31, is part of the process to remove sediment, objects and other material contaminated with historic low-level radioactive waste from the inner and outer […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Southwest Florida Water Management District will hold a public workshop Tuesday, April 16, to share information about the Weeki Wachee Channel Restoration Project. According to their official announcement, the meeting will take place at the Coast Guard Auxiliary Meeting Hall, located at 4340 Calienta St. in Hernando Beach, FL. “The workshop will be an open-house […]

  • 6 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    P.H. Glatfelter Company has agreed to pay $20.5 million to reimburse past U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) costs to clean up PCBs in the Fox River. Glatfelter is also agreeing to take on responsibility for long-term monitoring and maintenance activities required by EPA. Georgia-Pacific Consumer Products LP is joining this settlement and agreeing to minor adjustments […]

  • 1 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Bay of Plenty Regional Council held an open day for the Kopeopeo Canal Remediation Project yesterday, giving people a chance to learn about the project and see the trial of dredging as an alternative methodology for the project. About 80 people attended, touring the site in small groups and talking to members of the project […]