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  • 9 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers participated in a groundbreaking ceremony on February 6 near Bonsall for San Luis Rey wetland mitigation bank, an effort that will eventually restore about 54 acres of native floodplain wetland habitat along the river. The mitigation bank is an aquatic resource habitat restoration and protection project developed […]

  • 25 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines Government’s Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) started the dredging operations for the Tullahan-Tinajeros River System on Sunday. “Cleaning the Tullahan River will make Manila Bay easier [ease the efforts of the government and volunteers in reviving the beauty of Manila Bay],” said Environment Secretary, Roy Cimatu, at the Navotas Centennial Park […]

  • 14 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Representatives of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, Harris County Flood Control District, Harris County Precinct 4 and the Greens Bayou Corridor Coalition gathered on the banks of Greens Bayou October 12 to ceremonially break ground on a $58 million partnership project. This development scheme was designed to reduce flooding risks for homes […]

  • 10 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Two Dutch companies, Van den Herik and Boskalis/Cofra, recently won contracts for the construction of a vertical geotextile screen in the berm of the river levee along the Nederrijn, near Opheusden, the Netherlands. Requested by the Rivierenland water board, the two companies developed their own technology to construct such a screen that is specially designed to prevent […]

  • 8 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, alongside federal, state and local officials, celebrated yesterday the start of construction on one of the three remaining contracts for the C-111 South Dade project, an Everglades restoration project in Miami-Dade County. The contract, known as Contract 8, involves constructing the North Detention Area, which will connect the C-111 […]

  • 5 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Doug Gibson, the executive director of the San Elijo Lagoon Ecological Reserve, together with regional and local officials including Encinitas Mayor, Catherine Blakespear, and Senator Patricia Bates, gathered last week at the lagoon’s nature center to break ground on a historic restoration of the nearly 1,000-acre reserve.  The first phase of the restoration, which kicked […]

  • 30 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Port Authority of Guam (PAG) Board of Directors and Management announced that they will be breaking ground on the long awaited and anticipated port modernization projects. Slated for Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 0900 hours at the Port’s Container Freight Station, the groundbreaking ceremony will usher in capital improvement projects needed to accommodate organic […]

  • 8 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Governor Deval Patrick and Lieutenant Governor Timothy Murray yesterday broke ground on the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal, which will become the first port in the United States equipped to support offshore wind turbine deployment. The new terminal will solidify Massachusetts’ role as a leader in clean energy and energy efficiency. “Investing in infrastructure just […]

  • 26 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Department of Transportation Maritime Administrator Rear Adm. Mark Buzby joined elected officials and leadership from JAXPORT and SSA Marine on November 22 to break ground on a new international container terminal at JAXPORT’s Blount Island Marine Terminal.  The SSA Jacksonville Container Terminal is an expansion of SSA’s current leasehold at Blount Island and includes […]

  • 16 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Congressman Jerrold Nadler, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and City officials two days ago broke ground on a long-awaited Coney Island shoreline protection project that will construct a series of T-groin rock jetties between West 37th Street and Brighton Beach. The Coney Island Reach project consists of approximately three […]

  • 8 October 2012

    Saudi Global Ports LLC (SGP), a joint-venture company formed between the Public Investment Fund (PIF) of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and PSA International (PSA), broke ground to mark the official start of construction of the second container terminal in the King Abdul Aziz Port in Dammam, the largest Gulf port in the Kingdom of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards and the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), along with state and local officials, have kicked off Phase 2 of the Fisher School Basin Flood Risk Reduction Project, a floodwall being built along Bayou Barataria at the construction cost of $11.2 million. According to an official announcement from the Governor’s […]

  • 11 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer, Colonel David Caldwell of the Army Corps of Engineers, Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano and several other officials broke ground yesterday on the Long Beach Island shore protection project. This coastal scheme includes seven miles of protected shoreline, between East Rockaway Inlet and Jones Inlet. Overall, the finished project will […]

  • 13 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey American Water (NJAW) yesterday kicked off a long-term flood protection project at its Raritan-Millstone Water Treatment Plant. This $65 million investment will help ensure protection from the increased risk of flooding during extreme weather events and maintain a sustainable water supply for more than 1 million people in Central New Jersey, NJAW said. […]

  • 16 March 2012

    Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Congresswoman Janice Hahn, City Councilman Joe Buscaino and Port of Los Angeles officials broke ground Thursday on a project that will prepare a section of the San Pedro waterfront for a new public open space and harbor area. The Downtown Harbor “water cut” will create the necessary land and harbor […]

  • 24 September 2010

    Officials expect to break ground in the next few months on a new ferry terminal in South San Francisco that will run boats to Oakland’s Jack… (cbs47) [mappress] Source: cbs47, September 24, 2010;

  • 25 October 2010

    The city plans to break ground on a $1.7 million stormwater improvement project at Sequiota Park in early November, with completion expected… (news-leader) [mappress] Source: news-leader, October 25, 2010;

  • 27 February 2012

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District and Los Angeles County officials broke ground Feb. 22 on a project designed to restore degraded habitat in the San Fernando Valley. Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky, Public Works Deputy Director Mark Pestrella and District Commander Col. Mark Toy ceremonially turned dirt for the start of the $7 million […]

  • 1 September 2011

    The Alamitos Bay Marina Rebuild project will break ground this month. To make way for the demolition and subsequent dredging associated with… By Ashleigh Oldland (gazettes) [mappress] Source: gazettes, September 1, 2011;

  • 1 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Dredging Today brings you an overview of the most popular stories from the past week (November 25 – December 1, 2019).   Another Stage of Quay Modernization at Port of Gdansk Wraps Up Two renovated quays were commissioned last week at the Polish Port of Gdansk as part of the port’s ongoing quay and fairway […]

  • 4 September 2012

    According to the Port Authority of Guam, the modernization efforts are definitely underway at the Port. “We are going to embark on the repairs of the F5 Wharf, the service life extension maintenance and repairs that’s ongoing and we got all the PUC deliverables and so the port is going to be very busy next […]

  • 26 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Saxby Chambliss applauded the Senate’s approval of the Conference Report on H.R.3080, the Water Resources Reform and Development Act. The measure was approved by a vote of 91-7, and will now go to the president Obama for his signature. Speaking on the floor of the Senate, Chambliss noted that “the passage of this […]

  • 3 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Gov. Steve Beshear was in Brandenburg yesterday to break ground on a project with the Meade County Riverport Authority for the construction of a regional port facility for area producers to market their grain, including specialty grain crops. Gov. Beshear also announced that the project had received $2 million from the Kentucky Agricultural Development Board, […]

  • 12 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp joined key U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials in Fargo yesterday for the official signing of an agreement to initiate construction of the Fargo-Moorhead diversion. The agreement sets in motion the permanent Red River Valley flood control efforts, including securing strong federal resources for the Corps to implement new construction starts […]

  • 17 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, and the Fargo-Moorhead Diversion Board of Authority are inviting the public to a 1997 Flood Commemoration and Groundbreaking Ceremony at 1 p.m., today at the future site of the diversion project’s inlet control structure. The ceremony will take place outdoors near the intersection of County Roads […]