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  • 21 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging consultants from a consortium of Dutch companies including Royal IHC, Deltares and NETICS have prepared a full-scale pilot project to implement a circular sediment management plan for a reservoir dredging work in India. For the majority of dams that have been clogged up during the past decades, the active removal of sediment from these […]

  • 5 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Oligochaete worms can substantially speed up the reuse of both dredged sediment and contaminated mine tailings, Deltares said in their latest release.  Researchers from Deltares, with the support from the University of Alberta, Queen Mary University of London and NAIT (polytechnic and applied research institute) have determined this in laboratory tests. According to their statement, […]

  • 18 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    A new report released earlier this week by Dr. Loren C. Scott & Associates, Inc. details the regional economic impacts of building the Mid-Barataria and Mid-Breton sediment diversions. The report, “The Economic Impact of Constructing the Mid-Barataria and Mid-Breton Sediment Diversion Projects” showcases how local and state businesses, governments and residents will benefit economically during […]

  • 17 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) yesterday announced multi-million-dollar project agreements for the Muskegon Lake and Torch Lake Areas of Concern (AOC). These projects are part of a larger effort to restore the Areas of Concern through the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI). According to EPA, both projects will remediate contaminated sediment under the authority […]

  • 26 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has approved 76 additional Monroe County canals for Hurricane Irma marine debris and sediment removal. The newly approved canals fall under the same Emergency Watershed Protection grant used to clean Hurricane Irma marine debris from 172 previously approved canals. The Tavernier-based Adventure Environmental, Inc. (AEI) […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The latest Central Dredging Association (CEDA) publications, covering the most recent work from the CEDA Working Group on the Beneficial Use of Sediments (WGBU), are now available.  These include: Sustainable Management of the Beneficial Use of Sediments: An Information Paper; Assessing the Benefits of Using Contaminated Sediments: A Position Paper; Beneficial Use of Sediments: Case […]

  • 6 June 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In the latest edition of their Terra et Aqua magazine, the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) put a special spotlight on one of the largest nature restoration projects in Western Europe – the Marker Wadden. In April 2016, Boskalis began construction on one of the largest nature restoration projects in Western Europe which is […]

  • 3 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The USACE’s Baltimore District hosted a public meeting May 30 at the Worcester County Library – Berlin Branch – to discuss two concurrent efforts: a project to address sediment accumulation (shoaling) in the Ocean City Inlet, as well as a study on the scour hole near Homer Gudelsky Park. During the meeting, fishermen and recreational […]

  • 30 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A multi-million dollar dredging program and sediment management facility is set to support tourism, jobs and businesses in the Gold Coast Marine Industry Precinct by improving navigational access to the Coomera River, the Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA) said in its latest announcement.  Minister for Transport and Main Roads, Mark Bailey, said that the GCWA’s […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Construction industry research and information association CIRIA will be the organizer of an event that will explore how risk of contaminated sediments should be assessed and managed in the UK. The event named “Can industry improve dealing with contaminated sediments?” is taking place on April 10th at the CIRIA Office in Griffin Court, London. It will […]

  • 21 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) yesterday announced that the Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion is facing a delay of at least several months in completing the permitting phase of this keystone restoration project. In response to these timeline updates, Restore the Mississippi River Delta, a coalition of national and local conservation groups said: “This news […]

  • 4 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District has announced the award of a Sediment Morphodynamic Assessment Project (SMAP) contract that will examine sediment transport in southeast Florida over the next two years. The project monitoring and modeling will support the Corps’ navigation and coastal flood risk management missions from Palm Beach to Miami-Dade County. […]

  • 15 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) announced yesterday, receipt of approval from the Army Corps of Engineers to Louisiana’s request to include the Mid-Breton Sediment Diversion project on the Federal Permitting Dashboard. The official request was submitted on January 28, 2019 by Chip Kline, CPRA Board Chair and Governor Edwards’ Executive Assistant for Coastal […]

  • 11 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has announced that construction is complete on the Oyster Bayou Marsh Creation and Terracing project in Cameron Parish. Located west of the Calcasieu Ship Channel near the Gulf of Mexico, this project used dredged sediment from the Gulf of Mexico to create and nourish approximately 600 acres of […]

  • 11 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Partrac is set to present the findings of a U.S. Department of Defense-funded project into the use of fluorescent magnetic particles for linking contaminant sources to sediments, at Battelle’s 2019 conference on the Remediation and Management of Contaminated Sediments this week in New Orleans (February 11-14).  Source control (reducing contamination from point or diffuse sources) […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    At yesterday’s monthly board meeting of the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), sediment diversions lead Brad Barth announced that the agency will expand the study for the Mid-Breton Sediment Diversion from 35,000 to 75,000 cubic feet per second (cfs). Scientists and engineers hired to analyze the project have concluded that expanding the study […]

  • 11 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers Headquarters Deputy Commanding General for Civil and Emergency Operations Maj. Gen. Scott Spellman, South Pacific Division Commander Brig. Gen. Kim Colloton and Los Angeles District Commander Col. Aaron Barta yesterday conducted a tour with the USACE partners Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. The port boat tour consisted of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The USACE’s Galveston District has partnered with the Bureau of Ocean and Energy Management (BOEM), Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf (GoM OCS) Region, Texas General Land Office (TGLO), and the Offshore Operators Committee (OOC), to conduct a GoM sediment resource-offshore infrastructure two-day partnering workshop on November 29 and 30, 2018.  The intent was for synchronizing […]

  • 3 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

     Synergy Resource Management yesterday released a very interesting video about the progress on the Coomera Dredge Sediment Management Facility and its earthworks, construction, dredging and sediment processing operations.  For many years, the Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA), City of Gold Coast Council (CoGC), developers and managers of estates situated along Coomera River and nearby waterways and […]

  • 29 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Kansas Senator Jerry Moran yesterday announced the inclusion of provisions he advocated for in the USACE Work Plan for FY2019, including funding for the Kansas River Reservoirs and Sediment Study, and a flood protection project in Manhattan.  “The provisions we worked for that were included in the Army Corps of Engineers’ FY2019 Work Plan are critical […]

  • 21 November 2018
    Business & Finance

     On Hart-Miller Island in the Chesapeake Bay, a pilot project featuring stunning landscape architecture created from dredged sediment is coming in 2019. This is the latest example of how MDOT Maryland Port Administration’s Dredged Material Management Program continues to explore beneficial and innovative reuse of dredged sediment. Most dredged material from Chesapeake Bay, including […]