Project Updates & Industry Developments
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165 state lawmakers ask GE to finish the Hudson dredging job

As General Electric finishes up its sixth and final season of dredging the Hudson River of toxic PCBs, more than 160 state legislators and several advocacy groups sent letters to CEO Jeffrey Immelt...

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Deeper ship channel stalled at Gulfport's state port

A deeper ship channel has been scrapped as part of a study on future expansion at the state port, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has confirmed.The Corps undertook an expansion study in 2011 that was...

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DUP meet with minister on dredging

The recent enforcement notice issued to companies dredging from Lough Neagh was top of the agenda at a recent meeting involving representatives from Norman Emerson’s Stone, the DUP and Environment...

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Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for Commercial Dredging of Construction Aggregate From the Kansas River in the State of Kansas

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (COE) is preparing an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to analyze the direct, indirect, and cumulative effects of commercial dredging of sand and gravel from the...

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Nigeria: NiWA Proposes Waterways Development Plan, to Implement Code

The National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) has concluded plans to bring about the development of the nation's inland waterways transport just as it has pledged the full implementation of the...

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Proposed ports bill under the microscope

A NEW ports bill restricting capital dredging has drawn some criticism from green groups and the state's peak resources organisation.While both sides support most of the Sustainable Ports Development...

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Rock wall removal could cause shoaling in shipping channel, some say

A rock wall that has protected the Cape Fear River channel from shoaling for more than a century could be removed if a bill sponsored by state Sen. Michael Lee passes the General Assembly.Senate Bill...

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Garcetti to lobby Washington to restore L.A. river

Mayor Eric Garcetti said Monday he will urge a panel of top U.S. Army Corps of Engineersofficials in Washington, D.C., this week to advance a $1.3 billion project to restore natural elements to an...

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$6 Million secured to improve boating access

From a new boat ramp in Somerset County to citywide harbor upgrades in Annapolis, 59 public water access projects in 19 Maryland counties will receive a total of $6 million in state Waterway...

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Dredging for new Tappan Zee restarts next month near Westchester

Dredging of the Hudson River for the new Tappan Zee Bridge will resume next month near Westchester.Bridge builder Tappan Zee Constructors will remove nearly 200,000 cubic yards of sand and silt south...

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Push To Rebuild Dunes Continues

The push to rebuild dunes ?? whether at the hands at the Army Corps of Engineers project or through emergency temporary ones ?? continues with local advocacy groups, local council-members and federal...

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Army Corps: dredge to return to Ocean City south end by July 31

Officials expect the Liberty Island to be back in New Jersey and pumping sand onto Ocean City beaches by Friday, July 31, according to an Army Corps of Engineers spokesman.The ongoing beach...

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Corps of Engineers awards contract for Presque Isle Bay tracer study

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District awarded a contract for $473,116 to URS Cooperation and Baird Inc., July 6 to conduct a beneficial use of dredged material tracer study at...

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USACE Galveston District awards $1.8 million contract for placement area dewatering

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a small business contract in the amount of $1,857,410, to Affolter Contracting Company Inc. for dewatering of the Mid Bay Dredged Material...

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GE might leave dredging infrastructure behind

GE might leave behind some of the infrastructure it built at the Fort Edward dredging facility, in response to requests from local officials.Local leaders hope to market the once-vacant site to...