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  • 25 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Work to remove around 14,000 tonnes of silt from Canning Half Tide Dock in Liverpool is due to start next week, ensuring the vital amenity is accessible for the many deep-drafted vessels and international boating events that use the city’s docks. The Canal and River Trust, the charity that cares for Liverpool South Docks, said […]

  • 10 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has de-silted a section of the Tetney Haven, helping reduce flood risk and boosting the area’s ecology. The work, part of the EA’s regular maintenance program, saw excess silt removed from approximately a kilometer of the Louth Canal and from around the sluice gates at Tetney Lock, the Agency stated. Silt builds […]

  • 16 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Canal and River Trust, the guardian of 2,000 miles of historic waterways across England and Wales, has started work on a project to dredge sections of the 78 mile Kennet and Avon Canal. The work, which is costing the Trust £1 million and will last two years, will focus on areas along the Kennet and […]

  • 21 February 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In this video the Aquatic Solutions UK Truxor Amphibious Machine is using a clamshell bucket for silt removal and silt dredging. Driven with care and with its minimal ground pressure, damage to riverbanks and sensitive areas can be minimised making the Truxor  ideal for working on golf courses, nature reserves and public parks where larger, […]

  • 16 March 2012

    Hamburg Port Authority has invited bids for the silt removal works at the harbour area. These works include: – Transfer of processed harbour sludge into the landfill area of Francop; – Removal of dredged material from Hamburg Schlick waters; – Retrieval of silt deposition from port construction and construction of the upper seal, arising for […]

  • 25 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Buffalo Bayou desilting program is currently underway in a ‘2 1/2 mile segment’ of the bayou at the north end of Barker Reservoir, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Galveston District said in its latest project update.  The Galveston District grants local drainage and flood control districts easements in local waterways to maintain adequate […]

  • 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, […]

  • 26 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Working in partnership with Frog Environmental, Team Van Oord has successfully deployed ‘silt wattles’ to help control sediment on a flood alleviation scheme in West Sussex. “The innovative solution has been used at the Clay’s Lake Flood Prevention Scheme which Team Van Oord is delivering on behalf of the Environment Agency,” TVO said in its […]

  • 12 October 2012

    Lake Wildwood Association (LWA), located between Chicago and Peoria, Illinois has been dealing directly with the challenges associated with sedimentation in their lakes for over 20 years. Sediment removal began almost from the time that the Lake was built in 1968. By 1972, the Association had purchased a Mudcat that sucked up the unwanted silt […]

  • 3 May 2012

    In 1995, IMS developed the Weedmaster Cutterhead for a lake project in Florida. The idea was to convert the dredge system into a high production vegetation harvesting system that could pump shredded vegetation to the same discharge area as the silt and sand dredged from the bottom of the lake. Today the IMS Model 5012 […]

  • 21 October 2011

    Hamburg Port Authority has announced plan for transfer of treated sludge from dredged harbours. Sludge to be removed to Francop and to be added to previously dredged mud from Hamburg and surrounding waters. It is planned to carry out the following work in an open process which will comprise: – Deposition of silt including port […]

  • 23 September 2010

    California American Water filed an application with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) on September 22, 2010 requesting permission to remove San Clemente Dam on the Carmel River in order to resolve seismic safety concerns associated with the dam and restore critical habitat for the steelhead trout. “From an engineering and environmental perspective, this is […]

  • 18 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The maintenance dredging operations at the Port of Foynes are scheduled to begin today, according to the Shannon Foynes Port Company (SFPC). The dredging works will be undertaken by the SFPC’s multicat Shannon 1. Operations will be conducted by using a plough, and will be located within the Port of Foynes, including the West and East Jetties and […]

  • 4 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Carmarthenshire Council has put out a tender calling for the experts to provide the best options and costs for the Burry Port Harbor dredging project. In July, Carmarthenshire County Council members agreed that maintenance will continue with annual sand dredging along the approach channel and as much as much of the harbor basin as possible. “We have […]

  • 3 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Wandsworth Council has introduced a plan to remove the half-tide weir on the River Wandle at Wandsworth with the main goal to allow the tidal river to return to its natural state to support biodiversity in central London. Funding for the project is being provided by Tideway, the company responsible for delivering the Thames Tideway […]

  • 22 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Salix – specialized in spillway and shoreline protection, silt removal (lake desilting/dredging), wetland ecological enhancement and habitat creation schemes – was the lead designer and contractor behind the River Teme Restoration Project. During the project, the company undertook some extreme erosion control using its shear stress turf, rock mattresses and extremely skillful team. The toe of the eroded bank […]

  • 16 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Earlcoate Construction have completed the beach recycling project at Mudeford for Christchurch and East Dorset Council. The contract was carried out in an environmentally-sensitive area and planned accordingly. The main requirement of this coast protection scheme was to dredge and pump ashore approximately 25,000 cubic meters of sand/shingle, transport and spread along several beaches on […]

  • 22 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Salix, a company involved in spillway and shoreline protection, silt removal (lake desilting/dredging), wetland ecological enhancement and habitat creation schemes, has just completed a project to help to improve wildlife habitats on a section of the chalk River Nar at Pentney, near Kings Lynn in west Norfolk. Working together with the Norfolk Rivers Trust, Salix […]

  • 8 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Cotswold Canals Trust Dredger ‘Augustus Gloop’ was craned into the canal near Hope Mills at Brimscombe in December 2014 and immediately started some silt removal trials. The vintage German built machine has been part of the CCT maintenance fleet since it was purchased back in the 1970s. It has undergone a number of refits […]

  • 3 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    State Senator Patty Ritchie announced that she has secured $200,000 in special state grant funding to start dredging at the Port of Ogdensburg. “The future of Ogdensburg’s deep water port is at risk from 30 years of silt build up that makes docking more difficult, dangerous and costly,” said Senator Ritchie. “This funding helps kickstart […]

  • 20 February 2014

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer called on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to fully dredge six Upstate New York harbors that are eligible for Sandy supplemental appropriations funding to dredge back to pre-storm conditions, but not enough to bring them to fully functional channel depths. Specifically, Barcelona Harbor in Chautauqua County, Irondequoit Harbor and […]

  • 23 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer urged the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to approve Suffolk County’s application for hazard mitigation grants that would help support the Northeast Branch Nissequogue River Restoration Project. The project will mitigate recurring groundwater flooding that impacts residents and businesses around Miller’s Pond and the Northeast Branch of the Nissequogue River. […]

  • 23 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Boaters on a Northamptonshire river will benefit when several thousand tonnes of silt are removed by the Environment Agency to maintain the navigation channel. Between 6,000 and 7,000 tonnes of silt will be removed from a 4km stretch of the River Nene upstream of White Mills Lock. A shoal – or large build-up of material […]

  • 4 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Hamburg Port Authority AöR has announced a plan for the backfilling works in the southern area of the Port of Hamburg. This project includes: – Silt removal in the range of hotspots and below a planned UW-overflow threshold; – Construction of a UW-overflow threshold across the harbour, Installation of sand in various processes (trickling, dumping); […]

  • 29 June 2012

    The borough engineer will actively seek out vendors this week to work on a languishing marina dredging project still in need of a barge, reports northjersey.com. Two bid openings failed to attract contractors who were willing to perform Hudson River silt removal. The New Jersey side of the river faces a continual build-up of sediment […]

  • 8 December 2010

    River-dredging and silt removal work got underway in the Mamaroneck River this morning…   By Colin Gustafson (lohudblogs) [mappress] Source: lohudblogs, December 8, 2010;

  • 17 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Colac Otway Shire recently engaged Maritime Constructions to complete a dredging scope at the Port of Apollo Bay comprising removal of 55,000m3. With limited delays and complications, the team were able to remove significantly more volume – 72,400m3 of material – within the available shire budget. “Siltation of harbor had been identified as the most […]

  • 25 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Ministry of Waterways and Environment of Fiji has commissioned emergency dredging works of the Nakauvadra River in Rakiraki in a deal that will see the removal of all the soil by the contractor without Government having to pay for the works, The Fiji Times reports.  Commenting the latest news, Minister Dr. Mahendra Reddy described […]

  • 1 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Cobourg, ON, will begin its annual spring removal of built-up sediment in the Cobourg Harbor in the following days. Each year, a significant amount of silt and sediment is carried along the north shore of Lake Ontario by waves and currents and deposited at the mouth of the harbor and within the […]