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  • 13 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Cologne University of Applied Science (CUAS) and DB Sediments have introduced an innovative, highly accurate density measurement device for hetero and homogeneous liquid-solid mixtures. The density measurement of hetero and homogeneous liquid-solid mixtures plays a crucial role in various fields of engineering, such as dredging, mining, waste-water treatment industry, biogas facilities and sediment monitoring. Common […]

  • 6 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Fugro is participating in a nearshore replenishment trial that aims to reduce the cost of beach maintenance. Sustaining Poole Bay’s wide sandy beach is hugely important for the protection of seafront properties and infrastructure against regional coastal flooding and erosion. Maintaining these sands has historically relied on traditional replenishment schemes; dredging material from the harbor […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    An ABPmer report on the beneficial use of dredged sediment in the South Coast marine plan area has recently been published by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO). The MMO is currently developing marine plans for the South Inshore and South Offshore marine plan areas. As part of that process the South Plans Analytical Report was […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dubbo City Council, in association with Central West Local Land Services, is organizing a meeting on the importance, benefits, tools and resources available to assist organisations to adopt best practice sediment and erosion controls. Dubbo City Council’s Manager of Environmental Control Debbie Archer said that the one and a half hour presentation will feature information […]

  • 27 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    There was a lot going on in the Bandon boat basin this week where the Port of Bandon Harbormaster Bob Shammot, together with employees from the Port of Brookings Harbor and the Port of Astoria, was taking sediment samples for the upcoming dredging project. They were able to successfully complete, during this Wednesday and Thursday, another step in the […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    ACI’s European Dredging Summit 2015 will take place on 7th and 8th October in Antwerp, Belgium, where the world’s leading dredging experts will discuss “Sediment Balance & Waste Management”. This meeting will provide a global analysis of dredging projects, environmental regulation and essential recommendations for dredging activity including equipment and contractor selection. The participants will have […]

  • 5 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, last month hosted the National Regional Sediment Management (RSM) Program In-Progress review and workshop at the Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel in Mobile, Ala. The purpose of the in-progress review and meeting was to bring together the RSM community to review and share the progress on the […]

  • 17 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Aquatec Group, a UK based builder of instruments, services and solutions for measurement, monitoring and communication underwater, has just announced that the winner of the Equipment Awards 2016 – Phase 1 is Nicholas Jordan from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Nicholas’s project on the Impacts of Shoreline Protection Structures on Sediment Transport in the Great Lakes ticked […]

  • 24 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging for the maintenance and development of ports, harbors and waterways for navigation, remediation and flood management generates large volumes of sediment. Considering this sediment as a resource and using it in a way that brings benefits to the environment as well as to society and economy, has been promoted through publications of international associations […]

  • 18 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Great Lakes Environmental & Infrastructure Solutions (GLEIS) is about to begin a routine sediment removal operations in three Novato creeks. The dredging, part of a routine schedule to prevent flooding during the rainy season, will start July 25 and should continue through the end of October, according to the Marin County Flood Control and Water Conservation District. Accumulated […]

  • 15 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    In 2003, Gruber’s Grove Bay on Lake Wisconsin was placed on the federal list of Impaired Waters pursuant to the Clean Water Act. Despite two previous dredging actions, the bay remains one of the most highly contaminated sediment sites in the State of Wisconsin. This winter, the Army at Badger Army Ammunition Plant completed a […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Big Fishweir Creek project is moving forward after the City of Jacksonville recently approved funding for the Corps to execute a project partnership agreement and initiate the design and implementation phase of the project. The Corps will receive approximately $1 million, making way for the project to move towards eventual construction. “This is a […]

  • 21 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued an Interim Action Record of Decision (IROD) that specifies the interim remedy for Operable Unit 1: Outfall Ditch at the Terry Creek Dredge Spoil Areas/Hercules Outfall Site. The State of Georgia Environmental Protection Division concurred with the interim remedy decision, EPA said. The major components of the […]

  • 9 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Centers for Coastal Science has awarded UC Irvine researchers $1.15 million for their efforts to understand and mitigate sea level rise and storm surge impacts on changing coastal landscapes. Funding comes through NOAA’s competitive Ecological Effects of Sea Level Rise (EESLR) program. With the four-year award, researchers […]

  • 18 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DEME Environmental Contractors (DEC) – a subsidiary of DEME Group – has purchased a fleet of Hitachi hybrid excavators to work on its soil and sediment recycling centers in Belgium. Two of the ZH210LC-5s are based on the banks of the River Scheldt at Zwijndrecht, near Antwerp, with a third machine drafted in when demand […]

  • 21 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Tuolumne Utilities District (TUD) is moving forward with design and permitting for the Phoenix Lake Preservation and Restoration Project, which will improve the water quality and storage capacity of the lake. Starting this week, Horizon Water and Environment, Inc. and its sub consultants, will be conducting sediment sampling on Phoenix Lake. The sampling will […]

  • 17 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Samples taken from Port Angeles Harbor show toxic contamination spread throughout the marine environment near the former Rayonier Mill site. Yesterday, the Department of Ecology released a report that summarizes data collected about contamination on part of the mill site. The Marine Data Summary Report details the amount and type of contamination in the marine […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    For the first time ever, scientists have simulated the movement of sediment throughout the San Antonio River Basin with a new U.S. Geological Survey model, created in cooperation with the San Antonio River Authority (SARA). A better understanding of how sediment moves through the San Antonio River Basin is critical for decision makers to help […]

  • 4 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Coastal Sediments 2015 conference will take place on May 11-15, 2015, in San Diego, CA. The Coastal Sediments conference will provide an international forum for exchanging information among coastal engineers, geologists, oceanographers, and others interested in the physical processes of coastal sediments and morphology changes. The Organizing Committee has announce CS ’15 keynote speakers: […]

  • 21 May 2010

    Sedimentation at the Bili-Bili dam in Gowa regency, South Sulawesi, may halve the dam’s lifespan and cut its capacity to prevent… [mappress] Source: thejakartapost, May 21, 2010;

  • 17 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The conference named “Contaminated Sediments: Environmental Chemistry, Ecotoxicology and Engineering” will be held from 8-13 March, 2015, at the Conference Centre Monte Verità, Ascona, Switzerland. Each topic will be introduced by one or more invited keynote speakers and completed with presentations selected from the submitted abstracts:   – Persistent organic pollutants (POPs) (Christian Bogdal); – […]

  • 5 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC) has just introduced a new article in their newly redesigned Terra et Aqua, named ‘Is high quality sediment monitoring worth its weight in gold?’. According to the article’s authors, Neil Crossouard, Dr Mark Lee and Dr Jonathon Taylor of HR Wallingford, dredging activities often result in the suspension of […]

  • 1 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Results from the culmination of five-years of groundbreaking research to understand how dredging and sediments affects corals have been released in a new paper published in Scientific Reports. One of the main themes of the $19-million Dredging Science Node, facilitated by the Western Australian Marine Science Institution (WAMSI) partnership, describes the primary cause-effect pathway and […]

  • 15 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has just announced the launch of the Marine Minerals Information System (MMIS). The MMIS is a state-of-the-art tool to assist decision-makers in managing coastal recovery and planning coastal resilience projects. The release of the MMIS marks a big step forward in BOEM’s efforts to build a National Offshore Sand […]

  • 23 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Forest Service and California Tahoe Conservancy will host a field trip for any members of the public interested in their multiple-year project, the Upper Truckee River Reach 5 Restoration Project in South Lake Tahoe. On Wednesday, September 28 at 5:30 p.m., people are invited to head out there to see the final stage, […]