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  • 14 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Congressman Brian Babin has released the following statement after the announcement by the Trump Administration that the Cedar Bayou Navigation District’s Channel Improvement Project has been allocated $32.125 million in the Army Corps Fiscal Year 2020 Work Plan. These funds will be used to complete the dredging of Cedar Bayou in order to aid […]

  • 30 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Cedar Bayou and Vinson Slough channels were opened on September 25, 2014, after having been sealed in the 1970s and enduring decades of negative impacts from siltation and low water flows.  The restoration of Cedar Bayou and Vinson Slough has created the vital connection from Mesquite and Aransas Bays to the Gulf of Mexico. Here […]

  • 25 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Galveston District and the Cedar Bayou Navigation District (CBND) are set to begin construction of the Cedar Bayou Channel Improvement Project.  Construction of the project is expected to begin February 2020. A Project Partnership Agreement was formally signed by USACE Galveston District and CBND on September 23, which initiates […]

  • 5 January 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, is scheduled to begin pipeline dredging at Cedar Bayou and Anahuac Channel in Chambers… (dvidshub) [mappress] Source: dvidshub, January 5, 2011;

  • 27 July 2011

    The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has signed off on the permit for Cedar Bayou dredging, according to a letter received from … (rockportpilot) [mappress] Source: rockportpilot, July 27, 2011;

  • 12 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Coastal communities will have another tool to understand the impact of opening tidal inlets in terms of the abundance of marine life and tourist dollars with the latest data from Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies. “There are areas all along the Gulf Coast experiencing this problem of closed tidal inlets due to […]

  • 23 February 2012

    The Coastal Conservation Association Texas recently announced a $500,000 matching grant to initiate a new push in generating the funding to open Aransas County’s Cedar Bayou and Vincent Slough. After decades of negative impacts from siltation and low water flows, an estimated $6.5 million effort will be required to open the vital connection from Mesquite […]

  • 15 August 2011

    As the county awaits word on its applications for Coastal Erosion Planning and Response Act (CEPRA) and British Petroleum (BP) funds,… (rockportpilot) [mappress] Source: rockportpilot, August 15, 2011

  • 6 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers has published a public notice of a draft dredged material management plan that proposes to utilize the 110 acre tract of the Bay Oaks Harbor Section 2 subdivision as a dredge spoil site. The plan proposes perimeter containment berms as tall as 32 feet capable of holding over […]

  • 21 September 2011

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded four contracts for work on placement areas in the district. • American West Construction LLC, a service-disabled veteran-owned small business, was awarded a contract in the amount of $345,982 to perform dewatering in Placement Area No. 6, Cedar Bayou, Texas. • Babcock Construction Company, a service-disabled […]

  • 1 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded the following three task order contracts in the combined amount of $300,666.78 to Quaternary Resource Investigations LLC to investigate soil conditions for future levee construction at dredged material placement sites along the Texas coast. •Cedar Bayou Navigation Channel’s proposed 90-acre confined placement site located in Baytown, […]

  • 5 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a small business contract to Baton Rouge, La.-based Quaternary Resource Investigations LLC in the estimated amount of $3 million for geotechnical services including soils investigations (core borings, soils sampling) and lab testing. According to Lori Thomas, chief of the USACE Galveston District’s Geotechnical and Structures Section, […]

  • 15 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Dredging the Texas coast to keep navigation channels open for commerce and recreation often goes unnoticed, with many citizens not aware this vital process is taking place out in the Gulf of Mexico on a recurring basis. For David B. Boothby Jr., leaving a successful 31-year career in the private sector for a new position […]

  • 19 December 2011

    A dredging project to clear a channel in portions of Davis and Stark bayous near the boat ramp in the Davis Bayou unit of Gulf Islands …   By Harlan Kirgan (gulflive) [mappress] Source: gulflive, December 19, 2011;

  • 30 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract to Kimrick Performance Group LLC, a small business, in the amount of $1,877,831 for construction of a wider channel bottom that will enable larger storm water conveyance at Sims Bayou, in the vicinity of Hiram Clarke and Buxley bridges. The contractor is required to […]

  • 12 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Congressman Clay Higgins announced earlier this week that South Louisiana waterway projects received significant funding in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers FY 2020 Work Plan. Commenting the latest news, Higgins said: “Since coming to Congress, my office has worked closely with the Army Corps to secure more than $406 million for dredging and […]

  • 26 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Central Dredging Association (CEDA) has just announced that the deadline for sending abstracts for the Dredging Days 2019 conference is January 11th. This flagship conference of the CEDA is the main event on the dredging professionals’ calendar in the CEDA (EMEA) region. It’s widely considered to be the primary forum for leading researchers, and […]

  • 30 May 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

      This is the second announcement with programme and registration information for CEDA Dredging Days 2011. The conference and exhibition will be held in the Conference Centre of Ahoy Rotterdam, the Netherlands, from 10-11 November 2011, under the theme ‘Dredging and Beyond’. On 9 November, in the afternoon, an optional pre-event technical visit will be […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Harris County Flood Control District (HCFCD) marked an important milestone two days ago, joining its federal partner – the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District – in signing key agreements for major flood damage reduction projects in the White Oak and Hunting Bayou watersheds. The Project Partnership Agreements (PPAs), under Section 211(f) of […]

  • 24 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dredging for the maintenance and development of ports, harbors and waterways for navigation, remediation and flood management generates large volumes of sediment. Considering this sediment as a resource and using it in a way that brings benefits to the environment as well as to society and economy, has been promoted through publications of international associations […]

  • 8 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is releasing over $141 million in funds for projects in Louisiana’s 3rd District – part of a $205 million total for the state of Louisiana. Louisiana Congressman Clay Higgins has commended USACE after this announcement, adding that the funding is part of a disaster recovery package supported by the Congressman earlier this […]

  • 4 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    CEDA Dredging Days 2019, the flagship conference of the Central Dredging Association (CEDA), will be held from 7-8 November 2019, in Ahoy Rotterdam, the Netherlands. “Marking the end of CEDA’s 40th anniversary year, the conference and exhibition will again take place alongside Europort, which is firmly established as one of the best of the world’s […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Harris County Flood Control District (HCFCD) marked an important milestone yesterday, joining its federal partner – the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District – in signing key agreements for major flood damage reduction projects in the White Oak and Hunting Bayou watersheds. The Project Partnership Agreements (PPAs), under Section 211(f) of the Water […]

  • 7 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has completed a $36 million marsh creation project benefiting 1,158 acres in south central Terrebonne Parish at Lost Lake, utilizing both dredge material and hydrologic control structures along bayous Carencro and Rice. Commenting the latest announcement, Louisiana Governor, John Bel Edwards, said: “From the time I took office, coastal protection and restoration […]

  • 5 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Central Dredging Association – CEDA, an established authority and the leading independent forum for the professional dredging community, has just published its 2014 Annual Report. “In 2014 we consolidated much of the work started in 2013 and we set out some ambitious plans for the future in the CEDA Strategy and Action Plan. The 2014 CEDA Annual […]

  • 24 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Central Dredging Association (CEDA) has just released its CEDA Annual Report 2016, detailing their work over the previous year and highlighting work related to the new initiatives. “2016 was an interesting year, in many ways, and for CEDA it was an outstandingly positive one with a few ‘firsts’. We established the Dredging Management Commission, made a […]