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  • 5 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Sediment buildup at the Pewaukee Lake access launch near Naga-Waukee Park has caused Waukesha County to close the north boat ramp until further notice. The south boat ramp remains open, but may also close if sediment moves into that area. Sediment builds up in the area as part of a natural process that evolves over […]

  • 4 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The 5th International Symposium on Sediment Management (I2SM) will be held in Montréal, Québec, Canada on July 10 to 13, 2016. Organized by Université de Sherbrooke and the École des Mines de Douai, the event will be held at Montreal Marriott Chateau Champlain. The management of dredged sediments is a significant issue in the world. Every […]

  • 20 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    RPS, Abingdon based environmental consultancy company, has just announced that they will take part in the Project Steering Group for CIRIA’s new research project on risk assessment and remediation for contaminated sediments. “Our role on the Project Steering Group is to advise and guide CIRIA and the research contractor on technical accuracy, the objectiveness and usefulness […]

  • 22 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) made a recommendation yesterday to advance both the Mid Barataria (75,000 cfs) and Mid Breton (35,000 cfs) sediment diversions to engineering and design. This recommendation is based, in part, on recent results of a suite of diversion studies initiated in late 2013, in response to concerns raised by various stakeholder groups. […]

  • 2 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Researchers in the WAMSI Dredging Science Node are developing new automated scientific instruments to measure sediment deposition in the field with prototypes deployed and tested. Sediment deposition and subsequent smothering of marine habitats such as corals and seagrasses is one of the mechanisms by which dredging can impact on the environment. This pressure parameter is […]

  • 13 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Santos-São Vicente Estuarine System is a highly populated coastal zone in the state of Sao Paulo, Brazil, and is home to the Port of Santos, Latin America’s largest port. To increase infrastructure that can receive ships with liquid cargo, COPAPE decided to expand its terminal on Ilha Barnabé (Barnabe Island) and selected Tetra Tech to […]

  • 27 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Salmonid Restoration Federation, Pacific Watershed Associates and Five Counties Salmonid Conservation Program will host a workshop about erosion control on Monday, June 6, 9 am to 5 pm at Fire Hall Room, Weaverville, CA. The workshop will highlight identifying and evaluating sediment sources, assessing environmental impacts, creating erosion control and prevention plans, designing and evaluating grading […]

  • 1 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Officials from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have released a proposed cleanup plan for a portion of the Raymark Industries, Inc. Superfund Site (Raymark). The 30-day formal public comment period on the Raymark Proposed Plan started on June 30, 2016 and will end on July 29, 2016. This proposed plan is part of […]

  • 21 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO) will dedicate the Atlantic Sand Assessment Project (ASAP) core storage repository on Tuesday, October 25 at 11:00 a.m. The collection is a result of the BOEM-funded project to create a new inventory of potential offshore sediment resources in Federal waters in the […]

  • 22 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The National Park Service (NPS) has published a Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for sediment management at Cape Hatteras National Seashore (Seashore). The purpose of the EIS is to develop a streamlined framework for implementing sediment management at the Seashore, including the method, location, and frequency for sediment management […]

  • 6 July 2020
    Authorities & Government, Environment

    The British Ports Association (BPA) has published a white paper with Augean on alternative routes for dealing with dredged contaminated sediments. Part of the BPA’s Port Futures thought leadership programme, the paper provides an insight into alternative disposal routes for contaminated sediments. Dredging is a major part of most ports’ conservancy efforts and is critical […]

  • 1 December 2014
    Business & Finance

      The Eighth International Conference on Remediation and Management of Contaminated Sediments will be held on January 12-15, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Conference is organized and presented by Battelle and Sponsors including public-and private-sector organizations active in environmental assessment, remediation and management. Attendance is expected to be 900 to 1,000 scientists, engineers, regulators, […]

  • 10 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Detroit District was well represented at the world association for waterborne transport infrastructure’s, PIANC, 33rd world congress June 2014 in San Francisco, Calif. Jim Selegean, a hydraulic engineer with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Detroit District, was at the congress presenting a paper on sediment management for the St. Joseph river and […]

  • 11 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Known more commonly as the home of the retired ore carrier/tourist attraction the William A. Irvin, Duluth’s Minnesota Slip is also home to 37,000 cubic yards of contaminated sediment. The contamination is the result of a century of industrial and shipping activities that left “legacy pollutants” that are likely destined for cleanup. This site is […]

  • 3 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The mission of dredging harbors and connecting federal navigation channels along Lake Erie and Lake Ontario is the responsibility of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District, and is vital to the functionality of the Great Lakes Navigation System (GLNS) and the overall U.S. economy. While dredging has been taking place for hundreds […]

  • 4 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    After several months of coordination with state and federal agencies, community leaders and local residents, contract crews are beginning work on the final phase of dredging at the Ashland Project site. In late March, the Environmental Protection Agency and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources approved Northern States Power Company-Wisconsin’s final design plan for the full-scale […]

  • 27 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Governor Scott Walker has approved grants totaling $5 million for two harbor maintenance and improvement projects in Wisconsin. Improvements will promote waterborne freight and assist economic development in the communities where they’re located, Wisconsin Department of Transportation said in its release. Created in 1979, Wisconsin’s Harbor Assistance Program helps harbor communities maintain and improve waterborne […]

  • 21 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging work, using a special mud pumping method to minimize disturbance to sediment, will soon be getting underway at the Trinity Broads, Essex & Suffolk Water just announced. The Trinity Broads are one of Britain’s most important wildlife habitats, an important source of drinking water, as well as being enjoyed by the local community and visitors. […]

  • 17 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Cowes Harbor Commission (CHC) undertook a review of the Cowes Breakwater Project in 2015 following concerns and stakeholder comments on the changes to tidal flows and apparent increased sedimentation in the harbor. CHC also committed to carrying out another project review and stakeholder consultation before any decisions are made on the second and third phases […]

  • 9 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Over the past few years, Cowes Harbour Commission (CHC) has gained a greater understanding of sediment movement in the estuary through studies and monitoring. According to the CHC, this work will inform a potential new and innovative approach to maintenance dredging in the estuary, which will be discussed and developed with local stakeholders. The possible […]

  • 25 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    A significant amount of sediment dredged from the San Francisco Bay will be placed at Bay restoration sites this summer to support healthy wetlands, the California State Coastal Conservancy informs.  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) maintains federal navigation channels in the Bay for shipping, which require periodic dredging of accumulated sediment. Typically, this […]

  • 21 January 2019

    By Maurice Freivokh, President at Dragflow Latin America and Dragflow North America. In mining it is often necessary to tackle dredging work in complex contexts. In fact, companies often find themselves working with inhomogeneous sediments and in difficult environments. Choosing the right equipment can really make the difference for those who have goals to keep […]

  • 31 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    At the beginning of May, Cowes Harbor Commission (CHC) hosted a forum meeting for dredging stakeholders at which a presentation was delivered on the basic hydrodynamics and evolution of the Medina Estuary. CHC reported today that a review of sediment management monitoring reports was presented, and discussion was held on the development of a stakeholder […]

  • 1 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Novel research within WAMSI’s Dredging Science Node will redefine how current dredged sediment transport models predict key pressure parameters such as sediment deposition rates within ecologically significant marine habitats. Sediment deposition and subsequent smothering of marine habitats such as corals and seagrasses is one of the mechanisms by which dredging can impact on the environment. […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Salix is hosting a two-day Practical Wetland, River & Sediment Management Course at its Croxton Park Nursery, near Thetford in Norfolk, 7-8 July 2015. The event will include presentations from major wetland and river enhancement project managers, including Ian Morrissey of Atkins on ‘Developing the Olympic Park Wetlands’. It will also include a nursery tour and […]

  • 27 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    A team with the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center has developed a vessel that provides new capabilities to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ scientists and engineers. The coring barge, designed by researchers Jarrell Smith, Thad Pratt and William Butler of ERDC’s Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory, allows researchers to take sediment samples in areas […]