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Cottrell Contracting Starts Work at Virginia Navigation Channel

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Norfolk District awarded a 120-day period of performance contract to Cottrell Contracting Corp. for the Lynnhaven Inlet federal navigation project in Virginia. The new contract started in May, with completion projected for September. Approximately 170,000 cubic yards of dredged material will… Read More

Portland District Closes Comment Period on Channel Dredging

On May 1, the Portland District closed a public comment period on a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for the federal navigation channel dredging and dredge material placement. The Corps is proposing operations and maintenance dredging and dredge material placement for four federal navigation channels at Skamokawa Creek, Westport Slough, Old… Read More

EPA Releases Second Report on Hudson River Superfund Project

On April 11, EPA released its second five-year review report for the Hudson River PCBs Superfund Site. The report looked to determine if the remedy was successful, as outlined by the 2002 Record of Decision (ROD). For now, EPA will defer its final determination about the protectiveness of the remedy… Read More

Argentinian Banks Finance Port of Quequén Dredging

Argentinian development bank BICE and local commercial bank Banco Macro agreed to provide $32.2 million US in financing for port administrator Consorcio de Gestión de Puerto Quequén to fund a maintenance dredging project at the local port, BICE said in March. Jan De Nul will perform maintenance dredging to bring… Read More

Jan De Nul Group Subsidiary Signs agreement with Payra Port Authority in Bangladesh

Jan De Nul Group’s subsidiary Payra Dredging Company Limited (PDCL) entered into a concession agreement with Payra Port Authority (PPA) for the capital and maintenance dredging of the Rabnabad Channel at Payra Port. This public-private partnership (PPP) contract was awarded at the end 2017. The official signing… Read More