Project Updates & Industry Developments
Article Image

Dredging of Gordon Pass in Naples put off; Army Corps of Engineers Diverts Funding

FL, United States

The project was supposed to be completed this summer.The Army Corps of Engineers has put on hold indefinitely a $2.9 million dredging of Gordon Pass in Naples.The project had been scheduled for...

Article Image

Conneaut to Host Public Meeting on Tuesday

OH, United States

CONNEAUT — Citizens can question officials about an upcoming project to dispose of dredged material during a town hall meeting next weekThe city intends to build a facility to turn the dredged...

Article Image

INEOS Announces Mega-Investment in Port of Antwerp

Belgium

INEOS, one of the largest chemical concerns in the world, has chosen the port of Antwerp as the location for a mega-investment of 3 billion euros representing 400 new jobs. The capital outlay is the...

Article Image

Kankakee Commission Considers Plan to Slow Flooding Threat

TX, United States

A century after the Kankakee River was dredged and straightened in Indiana, it’s more prone to flooding than ever.However, the preliminary report on a plan to relieve some of the flooding...

Article Image

Mills: Port of Harlingen Will Benefit Hugely From Mansfield Cut Dredging

TX, United States

MCALLEN, RGV – It will not only be Willacy County that benefits when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completes its multi-million dollar dredging work on the Mansfield Cut, says Port Mansfield...

Article Image

WMEAC: Two Separate Projects Proposed to Alter the Grand River

MI, United States

More than 100 years ago, the Grand River was gutted, its rapids and islands removed, its riverbed flattened and deepened by means of dredging, converting the river from a habitat to an industrial...

Article Image

Waughop Lake – the Rest of the Story

WA, United States

Recent articles published in the Suburban Times regarding Waughop Lake have not included all the facts around how the City arrived at its decision to apply alum treatments to the lake to control toxic...

Article Image

As China’s Dredging of a New World Order Blades

China

In the times of climate change a heat record chases the next, the poles and glaciers will melt, the water in the oceans heats up – and as a consequence the sea level will rise. Low-lying island States...

Article Image

Officials Gather for a Summit on Nauset Dredge

MA, United States

The Orleans selectmen met in Lakeville, Mass., last Friday.It wasn’t because they grew tired of the tasteful décor of the Nauset Room at town hall or wanted to bond during a road trip. They met at the...

Article Image

Suffolk County Spends $7M to Dredge 16 Waterways, Half in Southold Town

NY, United States

Boaters, anglers, beachgoers, homeowners and businesses all gain from Suffolk's end-of-the-year dredging, which cleared channels and built up beaches, officials said.The county spent $7 million...

Article Image

After Toxins Found Last Fall, Lake Audubon Dredging to Begin Next Month

VA, United States

Lake Audubon’s dredging project is slated to start as soon as Feb. 1.The Reston Association announced today (Jan. 18) that it plans to hire Lake Services, Inc. to dredge the accumulated sediment from...

Article Image

Sand Filling on, Boundary Wall Construction to Start Soon (Bangladesh)

Bangladesh

Sand filling of long-awaited Bay Container Terminal in Chattogram has started while construction of boundary wall will begin soon.Chattogram Port Authority has already started dredging of 68 acres of...

Article Image

Surf City Grapples with How to Replace Sand Washed Away by Florence

NC, United States

Leaders in Surf City are weighing options on how to replace the thousands of cubic yards of sand that was lost after Hurricane Florence swept through the area.Hundreds of people flocked to Town Hall...

Article Image

River Advocate: Removing Dams Won't Help Orcas, Environment, Economy (USA - Idaho)

ID, United States

Removing four dams from the Snake River won't help orcas, salmon, the environment or the economy, the head of the Pacific Northwest Waterways Association says.Kristin Meira, executive director of the...

Article Image

Beach Renourishment Project To Start Soon On Pleasure Island

NC, United States

The renourishment project on Pleasure Island will be getting underway soon.According to a Facebook post by Councilman Steve Shuttleworth, a pre-construction meeting was held Wednesday at the US Army...