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  • 26 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Maintenance dredging of the North Cove Federal Navigation Project in Old Saybrook, Connecticut, will be completed under the terms of a $4.2 million contract recently awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished by Donjon Marine Company, Inc. of Hillside, New Jersey. Dredging is scheduled to start in […]

  • 25 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Coastal Sediment Management Workgroup (CSMW) will host a public meeting on December 2, 2015, at Pacifica Community Center in Pacifica, CA. The main goals of this event are to present updates and solicit comments on the Coastal Regional Sediment Management Plan for the San Francisco Littoral Cell (SFLC), which stretches from the Golden Gate south to Point San Pedro […]

  • 30 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Shell Rock River Watershed District Board of Managers yesterday approved a nearly $5.1 million contract with LaCrosse, Wisconsin-based J.F. Brennan Co. Inc. for the first phase of Fountain Lake dredging work, Albert Lea Tribune reports. J.F. Brennan will complete initial survey and staging work in May, and the dredging operations are set to start in […]

  • 22 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    At the end of October, the Central Dredging Association (CEDA) co-hosted a conference, with the Portuguese Engineers Association (OE) in Lisbon. The CEDA Iberian Conference: Dredging for sustainable port development, had over 120 participants, and addressed key topics relevant to the success of port dredging and sediment management projects, with a focus on the Iberian […]

  • 3 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Longview has just announced that they are preparing for long-overdue dredging to remove years’ worth of accumulated sediment. The Willow Grove Boat Launch will be closed for a brief period of time to perform the dredging and dock maintenance between the dates of November 15th – December 15th. “The Port is tackling […]

  • 25 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, and the Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) are conducting a study to better understand the effectiveness of nearshore placement of dredged sediment to reduce shoreline erosion. In Southern Lake Michigan, sandy dredged sediment suitable for beach nourishment has repeatedly been placed in designated nearshore areas just […]

  • 5 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Widseth Smith Nolting (WSN), an engineering, architecture, land surveying and environmental company, has just released a video about the sediment dredging operations on Goose Lake, located near Kellogg, MN. The removal of this material is aimed to improve fish habitat and boat access, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. The project, which began the first week […]

  • 25 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The White House Federal Permitting Improvement Steering Council has rendered approval to Governor John Bel Edwards’ request to include Louisiana’s Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion project on the Federal Permitting Dashboard. The action follows an October 2016 memo to federal executive departments and agencies from White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and House Council on […]

  • 4 June 2010

    Waste is being dumped in South Cornwall’s Whitsand Bay, as dredging takes place for a harbour development at Plymouth. [mappress] Source: divernet, June 4, 2010;

  • 26 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Partrac Ltd has recently completed a survey to demonstrate its world-leading particle tracing technology for aiding the management of contaminated sediments. This was for the SPAWAR (Space and Naval Warfare) Systems Centre Pacific in San Diego. The study was undertaken under a grant funded by the US Department of Defense (DoD) ESTCP programme. This is the […]

  • 6 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The CHC Commissioners met on Friday, July 3rd, for an Extraordinary Board Meeting to consider the formal Cowes Breakwater Project review that addressed the issues of changes in tidal flows and potential changes to the sedimentation regime as a result of the 2014 breakwater construction. The Commissioners received a presentation from their consultant hydrodynamic engineers, […]

  • 28 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) will begin renovations at Geode State Park this winter to improve water quality at Lake Geode and enhance accessibility and recreational opportunities in the park. “Lake levels at Lake Geode were lowered in October as a first step in this large-scale renovation. The lake is currently fully drawn-down,” […]

  • 26 July 2012

    Residents and Seal Beach officials urged a state task force to find a solution to the expensive problem of sand erosion that eats away at the city’s coastline, reports losalamitos.patch.com. At a community meeting Members of the Coastal Sediment Management Work Group presented their plan for dealing with longshore drif. Without replenishment Seal Beach could […]

  • 6 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) will host their Coastal Connections event in Chalmette, Louisiana, today to talk with residents about the Mid-Breton and Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion projects. A cornerstone project of Louisiana’s Coastal Master Plan, the sediment diversion, is key to a long-term sustainable strategy to reduce land loss rates and sustain wetlands […]

  • 11 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Staff members from Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) will host their ‘Coastal Connections’ meeting in Belle Chasse today to discuss the Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion Project. “Come connect with staff members from the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority to learn about what we are doing to tackle this coastal crisis by dredging sediment and […]

  • 30 January 2013

    Silver Lake dredging project has received the green light from a school board, reports capegazette. Cape Henlopen Board of Education is ready to accept sediment from an upcoming dredging project on Rehoboth Elementary School property. Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control officials urge the Silver Lake dredging project which would improve the health of […]

  • 15 June 2010

    Fewer sediments are washing off construction sites and into the Ross Barnett Reservoir and its nearby creeks, say environmental officials… [mappress] Source: mcherald, June 15, 2010;

  • 8 November 2019
    Business & Finance

     Synergy Resource Management were contracted recently by the Gold Coast Waterways Authority (GCWA) to design, construct, operate and maintain the proposed Coomera Dredge Sediment Management Facility (CDSMF). The facility contains a 6-hectare settling pond and a 2-hectare area where the sediment will be dried out before being available for reuse as topsoil or non-structural […]

  • 28 May 2012

     Crews are expected to begin removing diesel-contaminated sediment this week from Whitefish Lake, reports flatheadbeacon.com. Jennifer Chergo of the Environmental Protection Agency said a mechanical dredge mounted on a barge will excavate and remove about 400 cubic yards of sediment. The sediment will then be transported by boat to trucks and taken to BNSF’s nearby […]

  • 22 February 2013

    CCI Nantes Saint-Nazaire has invited bidders for the dredging works in the main channel to the Port of Pornichet. These works include a basic solution, two variant solutions and two options: – The basic solution is to dredge 35,000 m3 of sediment by hydraulic means, with the discharge of sediment to a discharge point located […]

  • 4 May 2012

    Extensive testing of sediment in Port Curtis has confirmed that dredging is not contributing to poor health of fish in Gladstone Harbour. The Director-General of the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection Andrew Chesterman released the results of sediment sampling from 31 sites in Port Curtis during February and March 2012. “These results show that […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) will host a Coastal Connections event at St. Bernard Government Building in Chalmette, LA, on Thursday, July 6, to talk with residents about the Mid-Breton and Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion projects. A cornerstone project of Louisiana’s Coastal Master Plan, the sediment diversion, is key to a long-term sustainable strategy […]

  • 6 April 2012

    Almost all the sediment-associated chemical concentrations found in 131 of the nation’s rivers that drain to the Atlantic, Pacific and Gulf Coasts are lower than worldwide averages, according to a new study by the USGS. These coastal rivers are a significant pathway for the delivery of sediment-associated chemicals to the world’s coastal zones and oceans. […]

  • 20 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Last Friday, the partners involved in the Randle Reef sediment remediation project celebrated an important step forward with the awarding of three major contracts. These awards will allow the project to advance within the budget envelope, without compromising its environmental goals. The Stage One Construction contract was awarded to McNally Construction Inc. The first stage […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Environmental Sediments Treatment (EST), one of the winners of the Crisalide 2014 Innovation Competition, has developed a new dredging process. They have invented the first dredging robot, which can meet the dredging needs of lakes, ponds and dams. Environmental Sediments Treatment has also released a video about this technology. “When our pumping system is activated, […]

  • 19 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana’s Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) will host a Coastal Connections event at Docville Farm in St. Bernard Parish, Louisiana, next Wednesday, April 26, at 10 a.m. to talk with residents about the Mid-Breton and Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion projects. A cornerstone project of Louisiana’s Coastal Master Plan, the sediment diversion, is key to a […]