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  • 2 December 2019

    All-round system integrator Van der Leun, based in Sliedrecht, the Dutch home of dredging, has opened a new operations base in Atlanta to bring its knowledge and expertise closer to the US market. ‘We’re passionate about dredging vessels. By developing and installing complete electrical systems, we can offer our customers added value.’ Van der Leun […]

  • 6 February 2012

    Though Rep. John Lewis was instrumental in positioning Atlanta to receive the $47.6 million TIGER grant from the federal government to initiate the Atlanta Streetcar Project, he is unable to attend the kick-off. Rep. Lewis worked closely with MARTA , Central Atlanta Progress, and the city to guide the strategic positioning and submission of the […]

  • 26 May 2011

    Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed are heading to Washington to lobby for more funds to deepen Savannah’s port… (wjbf) [mappress] Source: wjbf, May 26, 2011;

  • 30 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, and the City of Atlanta have completed and approved the Recommended Plan of a three-year, joint-funded feasibility study for aquatic ecosystem restoration in the Proctor Creek watershed. The Proctor Creek – located within the City of Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia – flows in a northwesterly direction originating in […]

  • 5 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    At today’s Georgia Foreign Trade Conference, Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director, Griff Lynch, announced that Savannah’s outer harbor dredging will be finished in March, bringing the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) to 50 percent completion. Deepening the inner harbor should be complete by late 2021, allowing Neo-Panamax vessels to take on more cargo and transit the […]

  • 27 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Dewberry Inc., a Virginia-based engineering consultant, has been selected by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, to support a flood risk management feasibility study for the Sweetwater Creek watershed in the northwestern portion of metro Atlanta. According to the company, the study aims to quantify flood risks and related flooding issues associated with the […]

  • 25 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The City of Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed signed an agreement yesterday with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers authorizing a three-year environmental feasibility study of the Proctor Creek watershed. Mayor Reed was joined by Brigadier General C. David Turner, Commander of the South Atlantic Division of the Corps of Engineers, for the bill signing in […]

  • 21 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and Southern Company recently met with 2013 Five Star and Urban Waters Program awardees to recognize and highlight their work to restore streams and watersheds.  “Watershed and stream restoration projects play a significant role in improving public health, providing additional recreational opportunities and boosting […]

  • 28 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    WEDA Eastern Chapter will hold its Annual Meeting on Thursday, October 16, from 8am-4pm at The Westin Peachtree Plaza in downtown Atlanta, GA. An icebreaker reception will be held on Wednesday evening from 6:30-8:00pm at the Sun Dial Restaurant, high atop the Westin on its 72nd floor offering sweeping 360 degree views of the city. […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) yesterday announced that it is awarding over $179,000 to three organizations for the restoration of the Proctor Creek Watershed in Atlanta, Ga. Nationally, $2.1 million was awarded to 36 organizations in 17 states and Puerto Rico to help protect and restore urban waters, improve water quality, and support community […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    With the president Obama’s signing today of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014, the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) is authorized to begin construction. “With today’s action, SHEP has officially received a green light,” said Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis Foltz. “This project is the result of an open and collaborative […]

  • 3 April 2014

    14 members of the Georgia House delegation sent a letter to Congressman Mike Simpson, Chairman of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development, outlining their priorities for the fiscal year 2015 Energy and Water Appropriations Bill. The letter requests that the Committee support federal funding for the Savanah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP). “The […]

  • 18 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Members of the Geosyntec team will be well represented as part of the speaker line up at Geo-Congress 2014, set for February 23-26 in Atlanta, GA. The annual event, sponsored by the Geo-Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), is among the leading geotechnical engineering professional conferences in the world. Industry leaders have […]

  • 17 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port St. Joe Port Authority announced that it has a signed Letter of Intent (LOI) with Holland M. Ware Charitable Foundation expressing an interest in transporting materials via the Port and the Apalachicola Northern Railway (AN Railway) provided that the port channel is dredged and improvements are completed to the railway. This marks the […]

  • 25 November 2013

    At the Georgia Ports Authority board meeting Monday, Executive Director Curtis Foltz reported that the GPA achieved record volumes and added additional customer accounts in October. “Strong growth, new customer accounts and additional harbor deepening funding announced this month are all positive signs that Georgia’s ports are moving in the right direction,” said Foltz. Georgia […]

  • 18 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    As part of his ongoing work to deepen the Port of Savannah, U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., announced that he will visit the Panama Canal with Vice President Biden this week. Isakson has worked tirelessly to deepen the Savannah Harbor in order to accommodate an increase in the number of super-sized container vessels transiting the […]

  • 15 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Central Dredging Association (CEDA) rang the changes with its Forum this year, which took place at Ahoy Rotterdam, Rotterdam, the Netherlands, on 7 November 2013. Following WODCON XX held between 3 and 7 June 2013 in Brussels, Belgium, and including some 100 technical presentations CEDA saw its presence at Europort 2013 as the perfect […]

  • 13 November 2013

    Participants of the CEDA Forum 2013 technical visit to the Sand Engine, an innovative approach to coastal protection in the Province of North Holland, the Netherlands were treated with a spectacular view of this new and unique stretch of coast from the top of the NH Atlanta Hotel – a one-off opportunity except for those […]

  • 17 September 2013

    After touring the Port of Savannah Monday, Vice President Joe Biden called for expediting port improvement projects on the U.S. East Coast. U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Fox, Senators Saxby Chambliss and Johnny Isakson, Congressman Jack Kingston, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, and Savannah Mayor Edna Jackson accompanied the vice president on the tour. “I appreciate […]

  • 24 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    During a ceremony in Atlanta, EPA Region 4 and the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) marked the renewal of Clemson University’s Center of Excellence for Watershed Management (Center). Representatives from EPA, DHEC and Clemson University signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) renewing the Center for another 5 years. There are 10 […]

  • 24 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mayor Kasim Reed announced in partnership with the the White House Council on Environmental Quality, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Departments of Agriculture, Transportation and Urban Development, the Army Corp of Engineers and the Centers for Disease Control, along with other federal and community partners, that the Urban Waters Federal Partnership is expanding to […]

  • 13 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in partnership with the White House Council on Environmental Quality, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), the U.S. Department of the Interior, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and other federal partners, announced that the Urban Waters Federal Partnership is adding 11 new locations. In addition, […]

  • 18 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Gov. Nathan Deal today signed into law House Bill 202, the congressional district balancing bill, and Senate Bill 70, the Design Build “best value” bill, at the Atlanta Metro Chamber of Commerce. HB 202 waives the requirement to balance funds by congressional districts for all interstate improvements, certain freight corridor projects and projects of regional […]

  • 1 March 2013

    Progress on a new inland port in Greer, South Carolina took a significant step forward today, as more than 200 port users, stakeholders, community leaders and elected officials came together to break ground at the site. The South Carolina Inland Port (SCIP) will extend the reach of the South Carolina Ports Authority’s (SCPA) marine facilities […]

  • 6 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) has received final approval for its harbour deepening, which will allow the Port of Savannah to more efficiently serve Post-Panamax vessels and lower shipping costs for containerised trade by $213 million a year. Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Army (Civil Works) Jo-Ellen Darcy issued the Record of Decision Oct. 26, […]

  • 31 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal, Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis Foltz and Caterpillar Vice President Steve Larson gathered Tuesday for a panel discussion at the Georgia Chamber of Commerce’s fourth annual State of the Port event in Atlanta. Leading their discussion was the weekend announcement by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that Assistant Secretary […]

  • 30 October 2012

    The Georgia Chamber of Commerce will host its 4th Annual State of the Ports luncheon tomorrow. Doors open at 11:30 am at the Marriott Marquis in Atlanta. With Georgia’s ports being tremendous economic powerhouses, the luncheon will feature a conversation with Governor Nathan Deal, Georgia Ports Authority Director Curtis Foltz, and Steve Larson, Vice President, […]

  • 15 October 2012

    Members of the Geosyntec team will attend and present technical sessions at the Dredging 2012 conference, set for October 22-25 in San Diego, California. The specialty forum on dredging and dredge material disposal is expected to draw hundreds of engineers, scientists, and thought leaders from the United States, Latin America, Europe, and Asia. The four-day […]

  • 26 June 2012

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will announce the recipient of an Urban Waters Program grant in Atlanta on Tuesday. EPA’s Urban Water Program supports communities in their efforts to access, improve and benefit from their urban waters and the surrounding land. Urban waters can be canals, rivers, lakes, wetlands, aquifers, estuaries, bays and oceans […]