Company & People News/Dredge Mining
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Contractors Need to Take Responsibility for Lake Decatur Dredge

United States

It stems from an issue involving the capacity of the basin near Oakley where the silt and water taken from the bottom of the lake is pumped.Late last year, it was discovered that the site wasn't big...

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Got an Idea for Louisiana’s Coastal Fight?

United States

State officials are soliciting public input for the next update of Louisiana’s $50 billion, 50-year coastal master plan.The plan, last updated in 2017, includes projects and programs aimed at fighting...

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Interview with Paul Quinn, VP of Sales for Ellicott Dredges

United States

Ellicott Dredges will be a part of the Dredging industry’s future as much as it has been a part of its past, according to Paul Quinn, VP of Sales for Ellicott. He is speaking from experience,...

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Council Approves Coastal Restoration Project Funds

United States

A committee of the Terrbonne Parish Council has approved a resolution to spend up to $20 million on coastal restoration projects.The projects include finishing the lock system in Montegut, building...

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Interview with John Sawyer, VP of Arc Surveying & Mapping, Inc

In the words of Dean Kamen, an inventor and innovator, “Every once in a while, a new technology, an old problem, and a big idea turn into an innovation.” Arc Surveying & Mapping,...

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Escravos Dredging Contract: We Followed Due Process says NPA, Alleges Blackmail

Nigeria

Dredging Atlantic Nigeria, the company that lost out in the bidding process, had alleged that the directors of Dredging International Services had been convicted of a crime in Switzerland, effectively...

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Contract Awarded to Dredge Polluted Lake Superior Harbor

United States

Federal officials have awarded a contract to remove copper mine waste from a Lake Superior harbor, where it threatens to damage crucial fish spawning habitat more than a century after companies dumped...

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Port Mansfield Lands Funding for its Biggest Dredging Job

United States

Like other fishermen here, Jack Ficklen dodges shallow spots as he steers his boat across the deeply-silted port.The waters have become so shallow they actually claimed the life of a fisherman when he...

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Contract Awarded for Buffalo Reef Dredging

Dredging of stamp sands between Gay and Grand Traverse Harbor is now slated to take place next summer.The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers last week awarded the contract to Petersen Companies of Minocqua,...

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Dredging Planned for Morehead City Port

United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers received two bids last week for the work. One bid came in at $19.5 million from Great Lakes Dredge and Dock and $20.1 million from Mason Construction, both less than...

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Bids Under Budget for Port Dredge, Work to Start Early Next Year

United States

Bids for dredging at the state Port of Morehead City came in under the federal government’s estimate, and work should begin early next year, Carteret County Shore Protection Office Manager Greg...

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With Private Partner Aboard, Dare on Course to Build a Dredge

United States

Dare County has chosen a contractor for the public-private partnership that will build and operate a dredge to maintain Oregon Inlet.One of two companies to respond to the county’s request for...

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Documents Describe Army Corps Rebuffing Calhoun Port Chairman

United States

The Army Corps of Engineers said what Calhoun Port Authority Board Chairman Randy Boyd proposed violated several federal laws.On March 23, 2015, Congressman Blake Farenthold’s staff arranged a meeting...

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Lagoon Dredging Contract Awarded for Osborn Island

A collective sigh went up from the members of the Osborn Island Residents Association Dredging Committee when the Little Egg Harbor Township Committee approved a $1.3 million contract to dredge parts...

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Duval Beach Renewal Contracted as Recovery from Irma Continues

United States

The federal government has struck a $15.7 million deal to restore eroded sections of Jacksonville’s beaches that were battered last year by Hurricane Irma.The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers this week...