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  • 25 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Earlier this month, contractors working for the Environmental Protection Agency began work on a dredging and capping pilot study in the Gowanus Canal’s 4th Street Turning Basin. The process involves installation of steel sheeting in front of existing bulkheads, followed by dredging of contaminated sediment from the canal, before the installation of a multi-layered protective […]

  • 17 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will hold a public meeting in Saratoga Springs, NY, this week to discuss its second review of the cleanup of PCB-contaminated sediment in the upper Hudson River. This is the second meeting being held during the public comment period to present the findings of EPA’s second five-year review and to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    A 16-acre Baltimore County park is gearing up for environmental improvements with the support of a $500,000 Maryland Department of Transportation Maryland Port Administration (MDOT MPA) grant awarded to the County’s Turner Station community that will help restore public recreation areas, add walking trails and a boardwalk, and strengthen 2,600 feet of shoreline. Fleming Park, […]

  • 1 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    ArcDMC Sediment Solutions, LLC of Melbourne, Florida, has been selected by the Utah Lake Restoration Project, Inc. to perform a bathymetric and geophysical survey of Lake Utah, located in the Utah Valley, North Central Utah. The purpose of this project will remediate excess phosphorus and nitrogen lake sediments, restore water quality and ecosystems in Utah […]

  • 13 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Coral fertilization is most sensitive to sticky inshore sediments, according to researchers working to define the effects of dredging-related pressures and natural high turbidity events, the Western Australian Marine Science Institution (WAMSI) reports.  The WAMSI Dredging Science Node study involved a team of scientists from the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS), The University of Western […]

  • 7 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, dredging crew is working hard to remove sediment from the Mississippi River channel near Wabasha, Minnesota. The Corps uses dredge Goetz to remove the material, placing it on Crats Island, one of the district’s dredge material placement sites across from the Wabasha Marina. According to USACE, […]

  • 16 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Harris County Flood Control District (HCFCD) is about to begin construction works on the $13.3 million maintenance project that will remove accumulated sediment and make priority repairs in the Addicks Reservoir watershed. According to the county, the contractor, Lecon Inc., will begin construction works March 19, starting with Horsepen Creek. “Construction starts on Horsepen Creek, […]

  • 16 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Water levels at Big Cliff Reservoir will be lower October 13-27 to allow the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct sediment sampling, USACE’s Portland District said in their latest release.  USACE is collecting the sediment samples as part of a Remedial Investigation to determine the nature and extent of any contaminants in the immediate […]

  • 17 August 2012

    The public is invited to review and comment on draft rule changes to the state’s Sediment Management Standards (SMS) for cleaning up contaminated in-water sediments. In 1991, the Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) adopted the SMS rule to guide management of sediments. The SMS rule is used to conduct environmental cleanup work, manage the dredging […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 January 2013

    Oceana is protesting about Spanish plans to dump Mercury-rich sediment dredged from a Minorcan harbour into the open ocean. The organisation has requested the Spanish Institute of Oceanography (IEO) report on management of the material extracted in the dredging of Mahón harbour. This project involves the extraction of 200,000 m3 of sediment, with a mercury […]

  • 20 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Office of Acquisition Management has invited bidders to submit their offers for the sediment profile imaging contracts at the Mayport Harbor and Port Everglades areas. The Government intends to award a purchase order resulting from this solicitation to the responsible offeror whose offer best conforms to the specification, meets the Government’s delivery schedule and […]

  • 27 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    CIRIA, the construction industry research and information association, and Central Dredging Association (CEDA) will next Wednesday, February 4th, hold the Risk Assessment and Management of Contaminated Sediments event in London. The event will examine how the risks of contaminated sediments in UK could be assessed and managed. In some parts of the UK, increased dredging has been […]

  • 6 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Seventh International Conference on Remediation of Contaminated Sediments will be held February 4-7, 2013, at Dallas Hyatt Riverfront Hotel. Maintaining the economic and biological viability of the environments of rivers, lakes, bays, and harbors requires management of complex series of actions related to accumulation in sediments of potentially hazardous contaminants, affecting a wide range […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 January 2020
    Business & Finance

     Apex Envirocare, a wholly owned Australian company specializing in solutions to a variety of environmental water related problems, has just released an amazing video about their recently completed WA Farm Dredging Project. During the work, 1500 dry tonnage of sediment was removed increasing – by a significant margin – the capacity of a much-needed […]

  • 27 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Port of Dover has just announced that the work is now underway to prepare the harbor for the piling and land reclamation phase of the port’s flagship Dover Western Docks Revival (DWDR) development. Currently, dredging activity is in operation to remove soft sediments in the harbor prior to the piling works. “We have been working […]

  • 7 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Denmark’s Hanstholm Havn has invited bidders to submit their offers for the construction works related to the expansion of the Port of Hanstholm. Due to the high level of activity in and around the port, a new development plan is in the works, Hanstholm Havn said. “The expansion of the port, including basins, hinterland, quay […]

  • 28 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana’s Coastal Protection & Restoration Authority (CPRA) and America’s WETLAND Foundation (AWF) will host two leadership roundtables on October 24 and 25, bringing together a diverse group of coastal interests to focus on implementing and financing the state’s coastal master plan. The meetings will take place at the Lod Cook Alumni Center on the LSU […]

  • 1 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The City of Anoka is proposing to excavate the sediment deposits out of the “lagoon” area within the Rum River, located just north of the Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad tracks and the Anoka County Rum River Human Services Center (west of 4th Street and east of the Rum River). Sediment has accumulated within this […]

  • 19 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC has entered into a partnership with NETICS, a player in engineering with dredged sediments. The company specializes in ‘building with nature’ and designs innovative hydraulic structures made from reclaimed sediment. NETICS has developed cutting-edge techniques for creating structures such as dikes, dams, breakwaters, islands and environmentally friendly riverbanks. As part of the partnership IHC […]

  • 4 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    A new review has found that turbidity and sedimentation, two of the most widely recognized threats to coral reefs, can have an effect on coral reproduction before, during and after spawning. Elevated turbidity regularly occurs in shallow, tropical marine environments driven primarily by wind-driven waves but this can be exacerbated by anthropogenic activities such as […]

  • 26 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comments on proposed updates to its decades-old long-term sediment management plan for Mount St. Helens. In an updated draft of the supplemental environmental impact statement for its plan, the Corps proposes the phased construction of two incremental spillway crest raises at the sediment retention structure on the […]

  • 6 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Forth Estuary Forum will host an information meeting about ‘Sedimentation and Dredging’ on Thursday, 9th July, from 6.30pm-9.30pm, at Carnegie Conference Center in Dunfermline. The Forum is a voluntary partnership of organisations around the Forth with an interest in the wellbeing of the Forth and its coastal communities. Members of the Forum meet to share information […]