Latest Dredging Stories

2008-10-09 15:00:19

By FM WIGGINS PETERSBURG -- It's been nearly 60 years since the last full dredging of the Appomattox River. But there is hope that the project will be fully funded in the near future. City Manager B.

2008-10-01 09:00:32

NEW YORK, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Global Clean Energy, Inc.

2008-09-29 09:00:40

Hidalgo Mining International (PINKSHEETS: HMIT), an innovative mining company headquartered in Port Washington, N.Y., announced today that it has now signed a letter of intent to expand the Tinkisso project ownership an additional 26 kilometers.

2008-09-27 03:00:20

The U.S. Corps of Engineers has been given the needed funding to complete dredging in the mouth of the Los Angeles River, upstream of the Queensway Bay Bridge. The dredging will prevent shoaling (sandy buildups on the ocean floor) from closing the channel from the Catalina Landing to the ocean.

2008-09-18 15:00:20

By Randal Edgar NARRAGANSETT -- The idea of dredging portions of the Narrow River has been studied and talked about for more than 50 years, but as plans for a long-awaited project move forward, the town and the Army Corps of Engineers have different ideas about what is needed.

2008-09-06 00:00:12

By Ambrose Clancy A plan to turn 110,000 underwater acres in Peconic and Gardiner bays into thousands of private shellfish farms is facing opposition from some baymen as well as a leading environmental group that is worried the bays might become industrialized.

2008-08-21 12:01:12

TORONTO, Aug. 21, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sierra Gold Corporation (Pink Sheets:SGCP) announced today that it will begin initial gold operation tomorrow on the Sewa River with the 8-inch dredge purchased last month from a South African company.

2008-08-20 12:00:29

By OUT DOORS JIM MORRIS There is some good news about Grand Lake St. Marys. No, the water has not cleared up. It's still green with the consistency, in spots, of weak pea soup. While that's not good news, there's hope on the horizon.

2008-08-15 03:00:18

By Van den Sype, Jaak Davis, David; Duschang, John Supervising the Suspended Sediment Plume Created by Trenching Operations for the East Coast's Largest Undersea Cabling Project The Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) service area, which includes the New York counties of Suffolk and Nassau, as well as Rockaway Peninsula in New York City's borough of Queens, is home to a growing population of nearly three million people.

2008-08-14 00:00:23

By Prafulla Marpakwar MUMBAI: Environment Minister Ganesh Naik on Monday stayed the proposed sand dredging operations in the entire Konkan-Thane belt, Raigad, Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg districts, saying that without a no- objection certificate from the environment department, there will be no sand dredging activity.

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