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  • 14 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Construction started last year to stabilize a portion of the east bank of the White River in Augusta, Ark. Bank erosion has been occurring, threatening to wash away Augusta’s historic American Legion Hut, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, a city road, and a portion of the city sewer main. This […]

  • 2 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Paul G. Aucoin, Port of South Louisiana Executive Director, last week highlighted importance of the Mississippi River dredging works, the Port announced in its latest press release. He said that dredging operations at the mouth of the Mississippi River are “the most important infrastructure project in America.” “Dredging the Mississippi has become an ever-greater priority because the newly […]

  • 7 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    ACI’s North American Dredging Summit will take place at the Crowne Plaza Houston River Oaks in Houston, Texas on the 8th and 9th February 2017. The North American Dredging Summit follows on from the successful European editions of ACI’s Dredging Summit series, the organizers said. With the ongoing operational and technical challenges in dredging project management […]

  • 9 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently awarded a $10.1 million contract to Inland Dredging Company, LLC, for maintenance dredging of the Sabine-Neches Waterway. According to the FedBizOpps (FBO), the project includes dredging of the Sabine-Neches Waterway, Port Arthur Canal junction area and Sabine Pass Channel in Jefferson and Orange Counties (TX) and Cameron Parish (LA). During the works […]

  • 14 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Maggie Hassan and Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter this week issued the following statements after the final version of the bipartisan America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 was announced following Senate and House negotiations. The biennial legislation authorizes water infrastructure projects around the country, and Shaheen and Hassan helped secure approval of […]

  • 20 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, will host a public meeting May 21 to discuss ongoing repairs at the Marseilles Dam and flood risk mitigation for the Marseilles community. The meeting, which will begin at 6 p.m., is open to everyone and will take place at the Marseilles American Legion, 571 Rutland […]

  • 19 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers wrapped up federal navigation channel dredging at Ice Harbor Lock and Dam on January 14. Ice Harbor lock operations have returned to normal and dredging equipment has been removed, including water quality monitoring buoys, and relocated upstream to work areas in the Snake and Clearwater rivers at Lewiston-Clarkston. The Corps’ […]

  • 13 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 34th International Conference on Coastal Engineering ICCE 2014 will take place in Seoul, South Korea, from June 15 – 20, 2014. This conference will cover a wide range of topics including coastal waves, nearshore currents, coastal structures, sediment transport, coastal morphology, beach nourishment and coastal management. The event is being organized by Korean Society […]

  • 30 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) Secretary, Anthony Foxx has just announced 39 awards for $500 million in funding to be made in the seventh round of Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grants. Of those, five awards totaling $44.3 million, or about 9 percent of total funding, are going to commercial seaports or to projects that […]

  • 10 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    In response to the December 6 letter from Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) Jo-Ellen Darcy to Senator Richard Durbin providing an analysis of the impact of additional Missouri River releases to sustain navigation traffic on the Mississippi River, The American Waterways Operators (AWO) and Waterways Council, Inc. (WCI) have issued the following statement: […]

  • 18 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Federal, state and local leaders yesterday joined the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and JAXPORT leadership along the St. Johns River in downtown Jacksonville to mark the start of the Pre-Construction, Engineering and Design (PED) phase of the Jacksonville Harbor Deepening Project. The initial engineering and design work is expected to take 18 months. Deepening […]

  • 31 January 2018
    Research & Development

    Researcher Francesco Bregoli at IHE Delft has been on a three week mission to the Mara wetland, Tanzania, to gather data on the evolution of the wetland under different scenarios of climate, water use and land use changes along the whole Mara river basin. The data will be used to model the evolution of the […]

  • 4 March 2013

    Minister Schultz van Haegen (Infrastructure and the Environment) will be on a working visit to Washington and New York from 4 to 6 March to see how the Netherlands and the United States can work together more closely on water defences. A number of companies will be joining the minister during part of the visit. […]

  • 3 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ensurge, Inc. (ESGI) has completed the acquisition of North American Resources Inc. Ltd. (NARIL). NARIL, a Guyana mining company, has been conducting gold exploration and mining for over twenty years. The company currently operates two cutterhead dredges on the Konawaruk river. In March of this year, ESGI announced that it had entered into an definitive agreement to acquire […]

  • 16 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Tom Carper has highlighted significant Delaware wins in the bill America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 (AWIA) – a major bipartisan, bicameral water infrastructure bill that Senator Carper co-authored along with Senators John Barrasso, Ben Cardin and Jim Inhofe. “This infrastructure bill delivers for Delaware and families across our country, and I’m proud […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Vice President Joe Biden was joined yesterday by Governor Pat Quinn, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx and former U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood at America’s Central Port in Granite City to mark the fifth anniversary of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA). The port’s new South Harbor is being funded in part […]

  • 1 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    Orion Marine Construction Inc., from Tampa, Florida, has won a $9.2 million contract for maintenance dredging of the Sabine-Neches Waterway, TX, and Sabine-Neches in Orange & Jefferson Counties, TX. Bids for this dredging program were solicited via the internet with four received, according to the latest U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) release. Work will be performed in […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. President Obama’s Budget for fiscal year 2015 has been released and included $825 million in funding for the civil works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mississippi Valley Division. “The fiscal 2015 civil works budget for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reflects the Administration’s priorities of supporting and improving the […]

  • 3 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The American Waterways Operators (AWO) and Waterways Council, Inc. (WCI) have released revised data on the economic impact of an effective shutdown of the Mississippi River to barge traffic in the month of January. Earlier data had examined the impacts between December and January. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ latest weather and water forecast […]

  • 8 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, and its dredging contractor American Construction Company plan to begin lower Snake River dredging on or about Monday, January 12, at the downstream lock approach of Ice Harbor Dam, plus at the confluence of the Snake-Clearwater rivers in the Lewiston-Clarkston area. Dredging vessels and equipment will […]

  • 31 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works will hold a full committee hearing entitled, “The Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund and the Need to Invest in the Nation’s Ports.” The hearing is scheduled for 10:00am EST in 406 Dirksen Senate Office Building. This is the first hearing on legislation that may be included in […]

  • 19 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers St. Louis District will host two meetings to describe improvements planned for the Westport Island Reach of the Mississippi River. The reach is just east of Elsberry, Missouri and west of Hardin, Illinois. In the interest of convenience to residents and businesses in the area, meetings are planned for […]

  • 1 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The 35th International Conference on Coastal Engineering (ICCE 2016) will take place on July 17-22, in Istanbul, Turkey. The International Conference on Coastal Engineering (ICCE) is a biennial conference held under the auspices of the Coastal Engineering Research Council (CERC) of Coasts, Oceans, Ports and Rivers Institute (COPRI) of American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). […]

  • 8 March 2012

    Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., M.D., and Congressman Joe Courtney issued the following joint statement after co-authoring a bipartisan letter to the House Budget Committee requesting full allocation of Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund (HMTF) receipts to remedy maintenance problems facing the nation’s ports and harbors: “Our nation’s ports and harbors function as gateways to domestic […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey American Water yesterday celebrated the completion of a significant, long-term flood protection project at its Raritan-Millstone Water Treatment Plant with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on the grounds of the plant. This $37 million project will help ensure the water supply at the plant is protected from the increased risk of flooding during extreme weather […]

  • 2 April 2012

    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD)  awarded a $34.6 million contract for the design and construction of a new facility for eight of the largest government ready reserve fleet cargo ships on the Neches River near Beaumont, Texas. “The Neches River facility means jobs for Beaumont and improved support for our ready reserve […]