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  • 24 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Alarmist claims by extreme Green groups and the misuse of a scientific report to shut down Abbot Point’s port expansion, were exposed as a gross abuse of science by Federal Member for Dawson, George Christensen in parliament recently. Mr Christensen said if the CEO of a company were to publish such blatant misinformation about the […]

  • 17 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Australian dredging, civil contracting and marine civil company Hall Contracting has once again set the bar in safety and environmental responsibility, having recently completed dredging maintenance works at the Darwin Naval Base without a single safety or environmental incident. Hall Contracting Managing Director Cameron Hall said the three-month project, completed for Spotless on behalf of […]

  • 9 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Sacred Heart University’s Biology Department, in collaboration with DuPont and the Connecticut Audubon Society (CAS), is beginning an innovative and experimental “living shoreline” installation at Stratford Point in Stratford, as part of a multi-year coastal habitat restoration project. This project was reviewed and approved by the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (CTDEEP), Office […]

  • 18 July 2012

    In the aftermath of the river steamboat, the American Queen’s forced docking one mile north of Beale Street Landing, prompted by low water level of the Mississippi River, the need for dredging has become ever more evident. Namely, the accumulated sediments have made it impossible for the American Queen to dock at her designated spot. […]

  • 31 August 2010

    The Swan River inlet was cloudy at least far as Melville last week, with dredging commenced on the second phase of deepening the Fremantle Inner Port. Widely criticised, the dredging began earlier this month on removing layers of limestone from the river and depositing them 7km off Cottesloe Beach. The first report, by environmental marine […]

  • 21 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The State of California’s Coastal Conservancy awarded a series of grants, totaling over $2.6 million, to seven projects that will protect coastal land, improve watershed health, restore habitat and increase public access to the coast. The full list grants, authorized on January 18 at the Coastal Conservancy’s Board meeting in San Diego, is as follows: […]

  • 16 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality will receive $1 million from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to help continue the cleanup of contaminated sediment from industrial waste in the Manistique River, Sens. Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow announced. The funding for the clean-up effort is part of the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, a competitive […]

  • 12 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Tappan Zee Constructors, LLC (TZC) will continue 24-hour-a-day dredging operations in the Hudson River as part of the New NY Bridge Project. The U.S. Coast Guard has issued a revised Notice to Mariners with updated safety information, including a request that boaters use the main channel, reduce wake and use extreme caution while transiting the […]

  • 22 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The St. Johns River Water Management District, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, state and local elected officials and Indian River Lagoon protection advocates celebrated the Florida Legislature’s $10-million funding appropriation for the first phase of the Eau Gallie River muck-dredging project with an event on Sept. 19 at Ballard Park in Melbourne. The project calls […]

  • 11 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    As part of President Obama’s continuing commitment to help protect and restore coastal areas, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced an agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, and the City of Folly Beach, South Carolina, for the noncompetitive use of Outer Continental Shelf sand. The project will restore sand […]

  • 12 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    As a result of the 2018 Bipartisan Budget Act, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New Orleans District received $103 million for operation and maintenance work on the Calcasieu River channel. “The Calcasieu River ship channel, serving nearly 50 companies operating in the Port of Lake Charles, is one of Nation’s most important deep-draft waterways,” […]

  • 4 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Muddy River Flood Risk Management and Environmental Restoration Project in Boston, Massachusetts, recently received the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America’s Alliant Build America Award, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, said. The 3.5 mile long Muddy River is a small waterway located in the Boston metropolitan area. Most of the […]

  • 29 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Maryland Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin yesterday applauded the USACE FY2019 Work Plan, which directs the investment of more than $10 million in additional federal funding for critical navigation and ecosystem restoration projects in Maryland. The annual Army Corps Work Plan defines where project money can be spent across the country, above and […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Department for Environment and Water Coastal Manager Dr Murray Townsend said recently that the loss of sand at West Beach is significant compared to other metropolitan beaches, and new research has shown that it is greater than previously estimated. “New approaches to address the issue in the long term have been outlined in a report […]

  • 13 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) yesterday announced the introduction of the Great Lakes Ecological and Economic Protection Act (GLEEPA), bipartisan legislation aimed at preserving the Great Lakes and bolstering economic growth throughout the Great Lakes region. GLEEPA would protect the Great Lakes – and the millions of jobs they support – from a variety of […]

  • 20 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging of portions of the Federal navigation channel in Cohasset Harbor in Cohasset, Mass., will be completed under the terms of a $1.7 million contract recently awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by H2H Associates LLC, of Troy, N.Y. Dredging is scheduled to start on […]

  • 18 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee (WHC) has delivered a vote of confidence in Australia’s ongoing management of the iconic Great Barrier Reef (GBR). Queensland Resources Council Chief Executive Michael Roche said all Australians would welcome the committee’s decision in Doha, Qatar, to reject activist calls to place the reef on the World Heritage ‘in-danger’ list. “The […]

  • 2 October 2013

    A new Multi-Purpose Kongsberg Maritime Polaris ship’s bridge simulator has become a key coastal and port development resource for The Instituto Mexicano del Transporte (IMT) following the opening of its new research facility in August 2013. Based in Queretaro, Mexico, IMT is the leading Research Center for Ports and Coasts in Mexico. The organisation is […]

  • 10 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    At a recent meeting, the Port of Everett Commission authorized staff to solicit bids for the final cleanup of the Everett Shipyard upland – a key six-acre site in the heart of the Marina District. The cleanup area is located along West Marine View Drive between 15th Street and 14th Street. The area was home […]

  • 1 February 2012

    Port of Melbourne Corporation (PoMC) is set to commence maintenance dredging in the South Channel of Port Phillip Bay from next Monday 6 February. This work is required as a routine part of port operations to ensure safe navigation and will involve the removal of sediment which has built up over time due to natural […]

  • 17 February 2011

      The owner and general contractor of a residential development in Ayer, Mass., have agreed to pay a penalty of $27,500 and to donate a 7.6-acre parcel to the town to settle EPA claims that they discharged pollutants into nearby waters without the required stormwater permit and failed to apply for this permit. According to […]

  • 1 June 2010

    To anticipate flood in Jelambar, Grogolpetamburan, West Jakarta plans to build a five-hectare reservoir in Jelambar in 2011. The reservoir is projected to overcome flood in Jelambar area, such as Jelambarbaru and Wijayakusuma Urban Villages, two densely populated areas vulnerable to being submerged. “We have budgeted the project of reservoir in Jelambar,” said Heryanto, Head […]

  • 8 October 2010

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is postponing plans to dredge Post Office Bar in the Willamette River in Portland, Ore. Corps officials said ensuring the appropriate environmental protections were in place pushed the project late into the current in-water work window making it impossible to complete the work now. The next seasonal work window […]

  • 19 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Ellicott Dredge Technologies (EDT) has announced the successful start up and installation of a state-of-the-art Mud Cat brand ROV (remote operated vehicle) at the world famous Gardens by the Bay nature park in central Singapore. ML Trading International purchased a Mud Cat Model SRD-6EHV ROV System to fulfill a contract to clean approximately 3,000 m³ […]

  • 15 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Work to improve boat navigation near Crescent Bar is expected to begin next month, according to an agreement reached between Grant PUD and Crescent Bar Inc. Under the agreement, Grant PUD will remove about 45,000 cubic yards of sediment in the channel that connects the Crescent Bar Boat Launch with the main-stem Columbia River. The […]

  • 9 August 2013
    Project & Tenders

    Australian Environment Minister Mark Butler has decided to delay making a decision on an application to dump 3 million cubic metres of dredge spoil in the waters of the Great Barrier Reef, 50kms from the Whitsunday Islands. The Minister’s decision has come just hours after his Government released a new report into the impacts of […]