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  • 17 May 2012

    Karen Chamberlain, the Saddle Brook Mayor recently admitted “help for dredging the Saddle River Basin is not going to come from the national or state level. Dredging is not going to happen.“ According to northjersey.com, Chamberlain made this admission after attending a local flood meeting in Hackensack comprised of various township officials, mayors and councilmembers. […]

  • 11 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Tom Reed was in Dunkirk Friday with a group of local elected officials and community members discussing ways the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) can help jumpstart waterway projects, particularly dredging, in Chautauqua County. The legislation includes provisions that will help New York’s 23rd district with flood prevention, navigation improvements, combat invasive […]

  • 23 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    As part of land reclamation for the new Lugaport Terminal, Group of Companies Novotrans has successfully completed the sheet piling and sand filling operations. The volume of money currently invested into the project by the holding exceeded $80 million. Commenting the latest milestone, Konstantin Goncharov, the Group of Companies Novotrans President, said: “Upon completion of […]

  • 30 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The House of Representatives passed the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA), which authorizes the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to develop and maintain the nation’s waterways. With 276 miles along the Ohio river, Kentucky’s 4th district is vitally important to the nation’s waterborne transportation infrastructure. Congressman Thomas Massie, the only Kentuckian on the […]

  • 27 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Laidley community will be better protected from future floods with the Newman Government fast-tracking money to build vital levees and drainage systems. Community Recovery and Resilience Minister David Crisafulli said almost $1 million had been set aside to start work on a levee around the Laidley CBD and at Narda Lagoon, and an extension […]

  • 20 July 2011
    Business & Finance

    China Harbour Engineering Company Ltd. has Set up “CHEC Scholarship” in eight famous Chinese Universities such as Zhejiang University, Tianjin University and Harbin Institute of Technology. The total amount of the scholarship (student aid fund) is around RMB 1.2 million. CHEC has always adhered to a people-oriented talent strategy. It regards education and training as […]

  • 17 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    According to DNREC’s Division of Fish and Wildlife, the Augustine Beach Boat Ramp is now open for public use after being closed for six weeks. Maintenance dredging of the boat ramp access channel near Port Penn that began August 4 is now complete. The ramp access channel must be dredged periodically due to the high […]

  • 23 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Gujarat Maritime Board (GMB) plans to undertake the largest-ever dredging project in its 30-year history, reports eximin.net. This very important development program will support the implementation of the RoRo ferry project connecting Ghogha in Bhavnagar with Dahej. Regarding these plans, H C Rajpal, the head of GMB’s mechanical department, stated: ”This is the first […]

  • 14 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is seeking public input on plans to construct a flood risk management project for Arcadia, Wisconsin. The draft plan calls for a combination of levees, floodwalls, railroad closures and other elements commonly associated with a flood risk management project like this one. “We have been working […]

  • 11 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Eastern Solent Coastal Partnership (ESCP) said in their latest announcement that the beach nourishment works on Hayling Island are now successfully completed. The 2nd November storm event, which occurred the day after the dredger left site, overtopped the beach, leaving shingle and seawater on the promenade (typical of a storm event of such magnitude). “We […]

  • 19 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The dredging operations at Ventura Harbor, CA, have been completed with 470,000 cubic yards of sand relocated from the entry channel, Ventura Harbor Village said in its latest announcement.  During the end of March and much of April, Manson Construction’s crew was busy dredging the entrance to Ventura Harbor as well as the sand trap, […]

  • 28 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Pierce County, Washington, are seeking public comments on the Draft Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement for the Puyallup River Basin Flood Risk Management General Investigation Study. The 45-day public comment period is from March 25 to May 9, 2016. The document is available for viewing […]

  • 16 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has been working to clear 225 meters of overgrown drainage channel that will protect homes in Peterstone from flooding. The Internal Drainage Districts (IDD) have been working on projects like this since joining NRW earlier this year and were due to carry out work on the Gwent Levels, a Site of Special Scientific […]

  • 1 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, seeks comments on the draft Environmental Assessment for the Marsh Lake ecosystem restoration project. The Marsh Lake project will improve the nearly 4,500-acre lake, near Appleton, Minnesota. The nearly $11.5 million project also includes re-routing the Pomme de Terre River and modifying the existing dam to […]

  • 1 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    A proposed legal agreement is designed to shape a major cleanup project that will address decades-old contamination in Everett’s East Waterway, part of Port Gardner Bay. Historical industrial activities deposited contamination, including various chemicals and metals, into and near the waterway. The public can comment on the legal agreement that includes Kimberly-Clark Corp., which operated […]

  • 30 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Options for improving long-term water quality in the ACT and Murrumbidgee River catchment are now on display for community comment. “Initial water monitoring and research has identified a range of potential options to improve water quality in each of six priority catchments across the ACT,” ACT Minister for the Environment Simon Corbell said. Federal Parliamentary […]

  • 30 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The City of Dunedin, Florida, has just announced that the $4.6 million beach renourishment work on Honeymoon Island is now completed. During this 14-month coastal reconstruction scheme, around 165,000 cubic yards of new sand was pumped onto the beach. The project was funded by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection by way of the state Legislature, which funnels […]

  • 16 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Wasa Dredging, a Finnish dredging equipment manufacturer and contractor, has completed the Pietarsaari Fairway dredging program ahead of schedule. This project included dredging of very hard moraine and boulders as well as drilling and blasting of bedrock. During the project, Wasa removed about 970 000 m3 of hard moraine, sand and clay. The work also included removal of a […]

  • 9 July 2012

    UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee is in the final days of its annual meeting. Last week’s decisions on the Great Barrier Reef have profound implications for its future protection and pose some tough questions for Environment Minister Tony Burke. The 21 countries of the World Heritage Committee endorsed the recommendations of the March Monitoring Mission, and […]

  • 24 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    An update on the major beach fill project being con­ducted in Avalon has been announced. The dredger “Charleston” owned and oper­ated by Nor­folk Dredg­ing is cur­rently mov­ing up the New Jer­sey coast­line and and is located near Here­ford Inlet between North Wild­wood and Stone Har­bor. The dredger is expected to arrive in Townsend’s Inlet off […]

  • 21 January 2011

    State government and Launceston Flood Authority personnel have identified ways this week to short cut the Tamar dredging permit procedure… BY ALISON ANDREWS (examiner) [mappress] Source: examiner, January 21, 2011;

  • 23 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    Mackley has successfully completed a beach management scheme in the East Sussex town of Eastbourne. The project, carried out by Mackley on behalf of Eastbourne Borough Council, was split into two phases and took approximately 6-7 weeks to complete. The first phase involved re-charging the beach with 11,500m³ of new shingle, delivered to the site […]

  • 21 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    With dredging work now complete to increase water depth at Market Slip, the City of Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada, now has increased dock space for small pleasure crafts to drop anchor on the Port Saint John side of Reversing Falls.  As of Friday afternoon, July 17, the docks have been set in the water, […]

  • 29 April 2011

    Efforts to expand the harbor in Whittier have run up against an old oil spill.   By Steve Heimel (aprn) [mappress] Source: aprn, April 29, 2011  

  • 15 December 2010

    The World Bank Board of Executive Directors (WB) approved a US$250 million loan today for the Rio Bogota Environmental Recuperation and Flood Control Project, with the intention of turning it into an environmental asset for the Colombian capital’s metropolitan area.   The project seeks to improve water quality in the river’s middle basin up to […]

  • 30 November 2009

    The Jakarta administration is waiting for a World Bank loan channeled by the Finance Ministry before starting its project to dredge 13 main rivers… Source: Jakarta Post, November 30, 2009;