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  • 14 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, has announced that the work to remove silt deposits from the interior of the Mill Creek Project diversion dam is now underway. The project started Monday, Aug. 13, and includes removal of approx 350 cubic yards of silt deposits from the interior of the Mill Creek Project diversion dam, […]

  • 14 April 2015
    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 announced CS ’15 keynote speakers: […]

  • 23 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    A $115,000 grant from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection will provide funding for Brevard County to complete a sediment removal project for a canal in the town of Indian River Isles that will help reduce harmful nutrient input into Indian River Lagoon. The project will remove approximately 12,000 yards of muck soils from the […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Eighth International Conference on Remediation and Management of Contaminated Sediments will be held January 12-15, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Conference is organized and presented by Battelle and Sponsors including public-and private-sector organizations active in environmental assessment, remediation and management. Attendance is expected to be 900 to 1,000 scientists, engineers, regulators, remediation site […]

  • 20 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced that $22 million has been received from D.S.C. of Newark Enterprises, Inc. for their liability in a settlement to recover the federal and state government’s costs for cleanup and for natural resource damages caused by contamination at the Cornell-Dubilier Electronics Superfund site in South Plainfield, New Jersey. The […]

  • 19 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District, is about to host public hearing regarding open lake placement of dredged sediment from Cleveland Harbor.  USACE will hold the hearing on Tuesday, February 17th 2015, at Burke Lakefront Airport in Cleveland from 5:15 – 9p.m. The purpose of the meeting is to provide an opportunity to anyone wishing to make […]

  • 20 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Waikato Regional Council has announced that the Planning Erosion and Sediment Control (ESC) Workshop will be held on Thursday, 27 August 2015, in Hamilton, New Zealand. A one-day workshop will cover best practice erosion and sediment control methods in accordance with the Waikato Regional Council’s Erosion and Sediment Control Guidelines, Waikato Regional Plan requirements and legal obligations […]

  • 5 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Cleveland has developed and implemented a plan to manage the sediments annually dredged from the 5.9 mile shipping channel on the Cuyahoga River. According to the port, the plan is made to ensure that the shipping channel is maintained at an adequate depth needed for commercial shipping traffic. The plan relies on […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The International Symposium on Sediment Dynamics: From the Summit to the Sea (December 11-14, 2014) is part of a series of symposia organized under auspices of The International Commission on Continental Erosion (ICCE), which is one of ten commissions of the International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS). The ICCE 2014 Symposium will be held in […]

  • 30 January 2012

    The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control is sampling the sediment of Langley Pond. The sampling operation includes a pontoon boat and other watercraft. It is expected to conclude in mid-to-late February. The sampling will not interrupt any activities in or around Langley Pond. DHEC will be testing sediment from the bottom of Langley […]

  • 7 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    New York State Canal Corporation announced that river bottom sediment sampling will be occurring on the Upper Hudson River/Champlain Canal between Thursday, October 9th and Friday October 17th. The sediment sampling schedule is as follows: – Thursday & Friday and Monday & Tuesday; October 9 & 10 and 13 & 14: south of Lock C-1, […]

  • 4 May 2012

    The Newcastle Herald reports that the Myall River is again full of sediment. “It’s getting worse. When they finished dredging there was 2.5 metres of water there, now there is only 1.4 metres and that’s not even at low tide,” a motor cruiser owner Steve Ellicott said. “I’ve never seen it this bad in 30 […]

  • 31 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    GEI Consultants, Inc., one of the nation’s leading geotechnical, environmental, water resources, and ecological science and engineering firms announced the accelerated growth of its national Contaminated Sediments Practice. The company has strengthened its offerings both through acquisition and the hire of a number of senior experts and mid-level technical staff in waste engineering, marine ecology, […]

  • 16 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Preparation is underway for the execution of the circular sediment management plan for a reservoir dredging work in India, Royal IHC said in their latest project update.  The HDPE pipelines, geotextile tubes and non-woven material have arrived on site. The pontoon and workboat that will be used for operating the TT-pump were hired locally and […]

  • 10 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Representing the World Organisation of Dredging Associations comprising CEDA, WEDA and EADA, Dr. Craig Vogt, Chairman of the WEDA Environment Commission, presented the recently published two CEDA papers on beneficial use of sediments at the currently ongoing  meeting of the IMO London Convention and Protocol. Dr. Vogt also told about the beneficial use case studies […]

  • 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. […]

  • 23 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environmental Conservation has approved a new plan to improve water quality in Lake Champlain. The Northern Lake Champlain Direct Drainages Tactical Basin Plan compiles over two years of work focused on the health of the basin and development of targeted actions to remediate and protect surface waters. High levels of sediment and […]

  • 6 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has released a Request for Statement of Interest and Qualifications (RSIQ) for eligible firms interested in providing engineering and design services for the Mid-Breton Sediment Diversion project. This project is part of the Mississippi River Mid-Basin Sediment Diversion Program, which also includes the proposed Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion. These […]

  • 2 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said in its latest release that their dredging and capping pilot project will begin this week as part of its overall cleanup of the Gowanus Canal Superfund site in Brooklyn, New York. Starting in the next couple of days, equipment will be brought in to support the dredging and removal […]

  • 11 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Northern States Power Co., also known as Xcel Energy, has agreed to fund the final phase of cleaning up contaminates at the Ashland Lakeshore Superfund Site. Under the agreement filed earlier this week with the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin in Madison, NSP, a subsidiary of Minneapolis-based Xcel Energy, will design, […]

  • 27 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Organized in collaboration with DISTAV-University of Genoa and the Port Authority of Genoa, the 10th International SedNet Conference will take place from 14-17 June 2017, at the Palazzo San Giorgio in Genoa, Italy. The conference, named ‘Sediments on the Move’, refers to the fact that sediment moves from the mountains to the sea and from […]

  • 24 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Lake Newport dredging project is successfully completed ahead of schedule, Reston Association (RA) just announced. During the works, approximately 5,000 cubic yards of material were dredged from the lake. After the removal, sediment from the lake was placed in trucks and hauled to the disposal site in Chantilly. This dredging scheme started in mid- January with […]

  • 28 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will hold a public meeting in Poughkeepsie, NY, next week to discuss its second review of the cleanup of PCB-contaminated sediment in the upper Hudson River. This is the first of two meetings that are being held during the public comment period to present the findings of EPA’s second […]

  • 7 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The next CPRA (Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority) Coastal Connections event is taking place today at the Moran’s Marina in Port Fourchon, Louisiana. At the show, CPRA staff will provide more information about the Mid-Barataria and Mid-Breton Sediment Diversion projects and how they will help to rebuild and sustain Louisiana’s wetlands. A cornerstone project of Louisiana’s Coastal Master Plan, […]

  • 19 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging operations in Atascadero Creek and the Goleta Slough near Ward Memorial Drive in Goleta started earlier this week, the Santa Barbara County Public Works said in their latest announcement.  A large crane is excavating sediment from the area and stockpiling the material on the access road near the bike path. The sediment travels down […]

  • 13 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Sediment contaminated with polychlorinated biphenyl, or PCBs, from the bottom of the New Bedford Harbor is the No. 1 source of airborne PCBs in the neighborhoods surrounding the port, according to new research by the University of Iowa and Boston University School of Public Health. In fact, airborne PCB emissions from the harbor are so […]