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EPA and USACE Issue Proposed Rule for CWA

EPA and USACE Issue Proposed Rule for CWA

The Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have proposed a new rule defining the scope of waters protected under the Clean Water Act (CWA). The proposal sets forth several categories of waters to be included in the definition as well as established waters that are subject to the Act. This proposed […]

EA Draft Completed for Beneficial Use of Dredged Material

EA Draft Completed for Beneficial Use of Dredged Material

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has completed a draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for Channel Maintenance and Beneficial Use of Dredged Material Projects, New Jersey Intracoastal Waterway Ocean and Cape May Counties, New Jersey. The EA evaluates existing environmental, cultural, and socio-economic conditions at the proposed project sites (Mordecai Island, Avalon and Stone […]

Sri Lanka: East Container Terminal Project on Right Track

Sri Lanka: East Container Terminal Project on Right Track

The construction of Sri Lanka Ports Authority owned single berth of the Colombo Port Expansion Project (CPEP) is known as the East Container Terminal (ECT) and with the completion of its Phase I soon, it is expected to cater the shortfall in the capacity of container handling in the Port of Colombo. The quay wall […]

BayShore Wins Waukegan Outer Harbor Dredging

BayShore Wins Waukegan Outer Harbor Dredging

BayShore Contractors LLC, a Michigan based company specializing in heavy civil construction, dredging, environmental services and historical restoration, has been awarded a $4.5 million contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District. Under the contract announced yesterday, BayShore will provide all necessary facilities, plants, labor, transportation, materials, and equipment to perform mechanical dredging of approximately 75,000 […]

Thailand: BMA Prepares Long-Term Flood Control Plans

Thailand: BMA Prepares Long-Term Flood Control Plans

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) is set to present a long-term solution to prevent future floods in Bangkok to the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO). Seventeen projects will be proposed to the NCPO in a bid to maximize the effectiveness of the existing flood control system. These projects have been hand-picked from 66 […]

New Crawler Excavator from Liebherr-France SAS

New Crawler Excavator from Liebherr-France SAS

Liebherr-France SAS has launched its new model of crawler excavator – the R 926 Compact – that replaces the R 924 Compact and offers greater comfort, productivity and profitability. The new Liebherr R 926 Compact crawler excavator has an operational weight of 25 tonnes. Its diesel engine features a DOC (Diesel Oxidation Catalyst) emissions treatment […]

USA: Dredging at Wallace Swamp Creek Park Kicks Off

USA: Dredging at Wallace Swamp Creek Park Kicks Off

The Wallace Swamp Creek Park dredging project has officially commenced, according to kenmorewa.gov. Each summer, the city must dredge sediment and debris out of swamp creek from the pond. The creek is routed through a bypass channel, which allows workers to drain the pond and remove sediment and debris. On average, about 3,000 cubic yards […]

MTCC Nets $2M Fainu Harbor Contract (Maldives)

MTCC Nets $2M Fainu Harbor Contract (Maldives)

Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) has been awarded a contract to build a 300ft x 200ft Fainu harbor at the Raa Atoll, Maldives. The deal was signed yesterday by Mr. Ibrahim Abdul Razzaq, CEO of the MTCC and Dr. Mohamed Muizzu, Minister of Housing and Infrastructure. According to the government’s release, construction of the $2 […]

Wiarton to Get New Breakwater (Canada)

Wiarton to Get New Breakwater (Canada)

Larry Miller, MP for Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, said that the Government of Canada will invest in a significant project at the Wiarton Harbour. The project involves partially demolishing the upper portion of a timber crib structure and covering it in armour stone, to create […]

Picture of the Day: Lynnhaven Inlet Dredging Program (USA)

Picture of the Day: Lynnhaven Inlet Dredging Program (USA)

The Lynnhaven Inlet Federal Navigation Channel is fully navigable after a $2 million maintenance dredging project, managed by the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, removed critical shoaling conditions exacerbated by Hurricane Sandy in 2012. The project, contracted to Southwind Construction Corporation, a small business based in Evansville, Ind., came in ahead of schedule […]







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