Search results for: Biscayne Bay

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  • 12 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, recently completed a construction contract laying the groundwork to reestablish freshwater flow to Biscayne Bay as part of ongoing efforts to restore America’s Everglades. The Corps completed construction on the L-31E Flow-way Culverts S-712A and S-712B on June 29, 2017, two weeks ahead of schedule. The nearly […]

  • 3 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District has awarded a construction contract that will help to restore critical water flow to Biscayne Bay as part of its ongoing efforts to restore America’s Everglades. USACE awarded the construction contract for the L-31E Flow Way Culverts 712A and 712B to Sweat, LLC from Orange Park, Florida on […]

  • 24 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has committed $425,000 to the city of Aventura for a restoration project to reduce pollutants reaching the northern portion of Biscayne Bay. The project will connect two storm sewer networks to reduce flooding in the area and will also install exfiltration trenches — a treatment technology that reduces pollutant […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On July 16, 2014, Biscayne Bay Waterkeeper, Captain Dan Kipnis, Coral Morphologic, Miami-Dade Reef Guard Association, Sierra Club Miami Group, and Tropical Audubon Society, filed a citizens’ notice of suit letter alleging that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers violated the Endangered Species Act, in addition to several permit conditions by the Florida Department of […]

  • 13 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Senate yesterday approved the final conference agreement to the FY19 Minibus appropriations package (H.R. 5895) that includes funding for Energy and Water Development, Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Legislative Branch. Advanced by U.S. Senator Marco Rubio, the bill includes funding for critical infrastructure projects administered by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, […]

  • 5 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    September 30 marked the end of fiscal year 2016 for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District–a year in which the Corps Team of Professionals, alongside its partners, achieved on-the-ground benefits to restore America’s Everglades. The $127 million federal investment in fiscal year 2016 towards Everglades restoration provided essential funding to award critical construction […]

  • 21 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    CSA Ocean Sciences Inc. has successfully completed the transplantation of over 115,000 seagrass plants into a newly filled dredge hole north of the Julia Tuttle Causeway in Miami as part of the overall environmental mitigation requirements for the deepening and widening of Miami Harbor. CSA was part of the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock LLC […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The discovery of an early 18th century cannon during work on the Miami Harbor Deepening Project was certainly an exciting moment for crew members of the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock (GLDD) LLC Company.  Their discovery was made in August while the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ contractor was working at the seagrass mitigation site […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Eight U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District projects that will provide critical infrastructure to local ports and ecosystem restoration efforts in Florida received approval as part of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) of 2014, which was signed by President Barack Obama June 10.  Four navigation projects and four Everglades restoration projects […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Eight U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District projects that will provide critical infrastructure to local ports and ecosystem restoration efforts in Florida received approval as part of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) of 2014, which was signed into law yesterday. Four navigation projects and four Everglades restoration projects were included in […]

  • 28 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    PortMiami’s Deep Dredge project has entered a new phase with commencement this week of the actual dredging that will deepen the Port’s main harbor channel to a depth of -50 feet. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is managing the project that will be completed in approximately 18 months at the same time that the […]

  • 1 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Piedroba Consulting Group, a company based in Miami, Florida, announced today it has been contracted by the Miami-Dade County Seaport (PortMiami) to perform professional services on Port of Miami Deep Dredge Project. It will be Piedroba’s responsibility to provide strategic, contract administrative, and technical opinions. The deep dredge project includes the restoration of more than […]

  • 17 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The United States Army Corps of Engineers announced that the Deep Dredge Project contract has been awarded to Great Lakes Dock and Dredge for the deepening of PortMiami’s channel to minus 50/52 feet. Dredging is anticipated to begin in August 2013 and be completed in time for the opening of the expanded Panama Canal in […]

  • 13 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Ports Council has announced a new publication the State of Florida Ports, a resource of detailed information on each Florida seaport. The report provides an updated port profile for each of Florida’s seaports, including economic impact information and status updates for their major projects, as well as accomplishments and testimonials. The report also […]

  • 16 October 2012

    Miami-Dade County yesterday announced that the contracting phase of its project to deepen Port Miami’s channel to minus 50 feet has begun with the solicitation of bids by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Construction is scheduled to begin in early 2013 and be completed in time for the opening of the expanded Panama Canal […]

  • 26 April 2012

    As Miami News Times reports, after a five-month legal standoff over a controversial plan to deepen the Port of Miami using explosive charges, environmentalists have relented. Three groups opposed to the project have dropped their lawsuit in exchange for legal fees and the establishment of a $1,310,000 trust fund to mitigate effects of the deep […]

  • 5 April 2012

    The Sierra Club is asking Gov. Rick Scott to veto two transportation bills because they would force an expedited hearing process in a legal challenge to Miami’s proposed port dredging project, reports thefloridacurrent.com. Scott has asked Florida Department of Transportation to provide $77 million for the dredging project, which would allow larger ships to gain […]

  • 6 March 2012

    The Florida House passed on Monday a second bill that will help the postponed Port of Miami Deep Dredging project to move forward, reports The Miami Herald. The $150 million project is a priority for Gov. Rick Scott and Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez. However, the project is being held up by challenges from environmental groups […]

  • 2 December 2011

    Dredging channels seems appealing to every port on the East Coast. The prospect of dredging deeper channels is to attract the mega-ships that will start using the overhauled Panama Canal upon its completion in 2014. Apart from having financial advantages, the project worth billions of dollars could also be environmentally challenging. Miami’s port has already […]

  • 29 November 2011

    A dredging project, which includes widening and deepening of Miami’s port, has been challenged by the environmentalists who strongly believe that it would affect water quality, coral reefs and marine life. “Our beautiful Biscayne Bay, known for its abundance of sea life and its pristine water quality, will be subjected to years of blasting and […]

  • 28 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    DEP’s Florida Coastal Management Program (FCMP) has partnered with Florida Sea Grant to fund the completion of seven Coastal Partnership Initiative (CPI) grant-funded, community-based coastal projects around the state. Florida Sea Grant has committed $150,000 this year to fund these projects, which will immediately benefit their communities and are matched dollar-for-dollar by the communities. “The […]