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  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Los Angeles Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers presented its 2015 flood management project of the year award to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, for its Lower Santa Ana River Reach 9 Phase 2B project during ceremonies held last week. “We received numerous excellent projects to consider and selection […]

  • 11 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The fourth specialty conference on dredging and dredged material disposal, Dredging 2012, will be taking place in San Diego, CA on October 22—25, 2012. Highlights of the conference will include: – More than 50 exhibitors demonstrating the latest products and services in the field – More than 200 technical presentations on a wide range of […]

  • 25 October 2012

    According to head of central Thanh Hoa Province’s Border Guard Commander Hoang Minh Luyen, a sunken ship containing three skulls was discovered on Tuesday under the bed of Ma River at its Lach Hoi estuary to Sam Son sea, when routine dredging work led to the startling find. “Some local residents suspect the iron ship […]

  • 22 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    Thousands of local volunteers at more than 120 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) sites will participate in this year’s 18th annual National Public Lands Day, Sept. 24, the largest annual volunteer hands-on restoration activity of its kind. Activities include clean up, repair, construction, refurbishment and other volunteer events in public parks, forests, rivers, lakes, […]

  • 17 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday the Idaho Conservation League took action to ensure that dredge mining in the bed of the Salmon River will be fully reclaimed, as required by state law. The action comes after ICL joined Idaho river outfitters, city leaders, river ecologists, fishermen, conservationists, Native Americans and hundreds of concerned Idahoans urging the Idaho Land Board […]

  • 5 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. President Obama’s Budget for fiscal year 2015 (FY15) included $4.561 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), which is offset in part by a proposal to cancel $28 million in unobligated carryover of funds previously appropriated. “The fiscal 2015 Civil Works budget […]

  • 14 May 2013

    With the U.S. Senate considering S.601 the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) to address infrastructure priorities on America’s coasts and rivers, Senator Lisa Murkowski introduced three separate amendments to boost Alaska’s emerging Arctic opportunities and address the needs of other vital waterfront areas in Seward and Haines. “Port and harbor investment is essential to so […]

  • 12 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    For every $1 billion spent on civil works projects by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, about 20,000 jobs are created, Army senior leaders said. During a February 11 hearing before the House Appropriations Committee, subcommittee on energy and water, regarding the fiscal year 2016 civil works budget, Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, commander of […]

  • 12 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reports that two contractors named to remove rock pinnacles at Thebes, Illinois are en route and are expected to arrive on location on December 13 and 17, respectively. The Corps says it is “cautiously optimistic we can start blasting next week” after it meets with the contractors and reviews […]

  • 9 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos announced yesterday that $1.4 million in grant funding is available to help communities in the Hudson River Estuary watershed, Jamaica Bay, Long Island Sound, Peconic Estuary, and South Shore Estuary Reserve watersheds improve water quality, increase flood resiliency, and conserve natural resources. “At Governor […]

  • 11 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District commander signed a project partnership agreement with the City of Jacksonville for the Big Fishweir Creek Aquatic Restoration project June 7. With the signed agreement, the aquatic restoration project now moves into the design and permitting phase. “Signing this agreement with the City of Jacksonville is good […]

  • 24 July 2012

    Removal of the second and largest of three dams from the Raritan River in Somerset County, which will help open up a 10-mile stretch of the middle and upper portions of the river to fish migration for the first time in more than a century, has started this morning, DEP Commissioner Bob Martin announced today. […]

  • 12 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The United Soybean Board’s (USB) commitment to improve market conditions for farmers hits a new bottom – the Mississippi River bottom, USB said in its latest announcement.  USB has approved funding to support environmental assessments (research) and education of this important improvement to the infrastructure system located near the Port of New Orleans. “Every decision […]

  • 2 January 2012

    Nicaragua plans to extend dredging operations in the San Juan River to remove sediment dumped by Costa Rica with the construction of a road in the South Bank, Government sources certified on Friday. The commander Eden Pastora also said that the government will try to stop the ecological crime committed by the Costa Rican administration […]

  • 19 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, recently completed a draft Environmental Assessment for a proposed Sand Hill River Ecosystem Restoration Project, 20 miles southeast of Crookston, Minn. The Corps, in partnership with the Sand Hill River Watershed District, is proposing to construct rock fill rapids to serve as a fish passage at […]

  • 7 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    American Society of Civil Engineers’ (ASCE) Philadelphia Section has announced that ‘The Delaware River Deepening Project – A Thirty Year Journey (1 PDH)’ event will take place on March 9, in Philadelphia, PA. The presenters will describe the history of the Delaware River Deepening Project, ASCE said in its announcement. Scientific and engineering studies, performed during […]

  • 24 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, hosted a three day workshop on the importance of the Sabine-Neches Waterway Project from January 9-12, 2018.  During the event, Jake Walsdorf, a Galveston District Value Engineering Officer and Architecture Engineering Contract Coordinator, introduced the value engineering study on Sabine-Neches Waterway FY18 O&M project. The study analyzed […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and thirteen other federal partners are teaming up with San Antonio to revitalize the San Antonio River Basin and improve the local community. This partnership will reconnect local communities, particularly those that are overburdened or economically distressed, with their waterways. Improving coordination among federal agencies and collaborating with community-led […]

  • 23 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Geosyntec Consultants today announces the opening of its first office in New York City at 112 West 34th Street. Geosyntec Associate Philip Reidy, P.E., will be the lead practitioner at the new location. “Our presence in New York City will provide our clients with enhanced access to water resources practitioners and environmental and geotechnical consultants […]

  • 21 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Moody Boat Launch will be closed April 6 through May 20 for improvements, reports Flagler County. According to the county officials, the scheduled upgrade will enhance the launch’s usability in a number of ways. “The new system provides for ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) compliance, minimizes docking difficulties caused by fluctuating tides, and new lighting […]

  • 22 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Rep. Gael Tarleton has introduced a bill, HB 1162, that would limit the use of suction dredging in Washington rivers and streams. Suction dredging is mostly unregulated in Washington state. Tarleton’s bill would require the state Department of Fish and Wildlife to establish a workgroup and study the impacts of suction dredging on native fish habitats. […]

  • 7 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Cleveland and the Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency (NOACA) have applied for a federal Infrastructure for Rebuilding America (INFRA) grant to help pay for new bulkheads as part of the Irishtown Bend project. The grant application seeks $11.5 million in INFRA funds to stabilize the hillside that sits on the banks of the Cuyahoga […]

  • 14 February 2012

      American business delegation plans to visit West Bengal on Friday to strengthen trade ties between eastern India and the USA. This team will mainly comprise representatives from dredging equipment companies, like Ellicott Dredges, DSC Dredge, Great Lakes Dredge and Dock, which are seeking entry and partnership in port and maritime technology sector. However, this […]

  • 30 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    On Monday, June 30, 2014, the Wood Pawcatuck Watershed Association will celebrate the completion of the Pawcatuck River fish passage restoration project. This event will recognize and thank the many project partners including the RI Congressional Delegation, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), state and local organizations. […]

  • 23 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, has awarded a $12,560,131 contract to Nordic Industries Inc. of Olivehurst to build the oxbow bypass project in Napa. Nordic Industries’ was the best value out of four submittals received Nov. 20 in response to a request for proposals. Flood walls will be built under the contract […]

  • 2 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, intends to issue an Invitation for Bid (IFB) for restoration and stabilization of a side channel/island complex located on the Wisconsin side of the Mississippi River navigation channel in Pool 9, 5 miles downstream of Lansing, IA. The project site is located in the Upper Mississippi […]