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  • 16 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Works are underway to develop the Wey flood alleviation schemes that will reduce flood risk to local communities. The Environment Agency, together with its partners, is currently looking at schemes in Godalming, Guildford, Old Woking and Byfleet and Weybridge. At the moment, options for reducing the risk of flooding along the River Wey include:   bypass channels; channel […]

  • 23 October 2018
    Business & Finance

     The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Galveston District has just released a video in which the District’s project manager, Shakhar Misir, gives an update on the Greens Bayou Flood Damage Reduction Project located in North Houston. In the video, Misir provides background on the cooperative efforts between the Harris County Flood Control District and USACE. […]

  • 22 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency has just released the latest update on the River Thames Scheme that will reduce flood risk from Datchet to Teddington. The River between Datchet and Teddington has the largest area of developed floodplain in England without flood defenses. Over 15,000 homes and businesses within the area are at risk from flooding.     […]

  • 1 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Los Angeles District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to conduct repairs to the Channel Islands Harbor facility, a structure consisting of two parallel entrance jetties and a protective offshore breakwater near the entrance to the harbor. The project area will encompass approximately 60 acres of harbor channel, stone jetties, and an […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Corpus Christi’s $410 million Channel Improvement Project, conducted by Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), is moving forward.  GLDD yesterday released this beautiful photo of their cutter suction dredger (CSD) Carolina working on the Phase 1 of a multiphase project to deepen the Corpus Christi channel to 58’. Currently, the Port […]

  • 20 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    President Barack Obama recently signed into law the Water Resources and Development Act (WRDA) of 2016, authorizing the Brownsville Ship Channel deepening project, making it eligible for federal funding. The Brazos Island Harbor Channel Improvement Project was one of 28 water infrastructure projects nationwide included in the WRDA and submitted by the U.S. Army Corps of […]

  • 31 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, met with Port Freeport Chairman Ravi K. Singhania, Port Executive Director Phyllis Saathoff and Director of Engineering Jason Hull on 26th of January. The group discussed policy and planning topics including federal budgeting, the schedule of the Freeport Harbor Channel Improvement Project (FHCIP) and […]

  • 18 January 2013

    This week marks the beginning of dredging work in the Tuncurry Channel, near the entrance to Wallis Lake. The state government has chipped in $27,000 towards the project, which will help improve navigation for recreational and commercial boaters. 5,000 cubic metres of sediment will be removed from the channel over the coming week. [mappress] Source: […]

  • 6 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Texas Senate has unanimously passed Senate Bill 28, the Texas Port Expansion Act, authored by Senator Brandon Creighton and co-authored by Senator Lois Kolkhorst, to provide opportunities for investments and enhancements at Texas Ports. “Texas ports are estimated to be responsible for 25 percent of Texas’ gross domestic product,” said Kolkhorst. “Our ports are […]

  • 23 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has furnished the Port of Houston Authority (PHA) its draft permit for the Bayport Channel Improvement project, Executive Director Roger Guenther reported to the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority yesterday. The draft permit for Barbours Cut channel dredging will follow soon, he said. The projects at […]

  • 8 May 2012

    Port Corpus Christi announced yesterday the promotion of David Krams to Director of Engineering Services under the supervision of the Deputy Port Director of Engineering, Finance and Administration. Krams’ experience at the Port and in private practice made him well qualified for the responsibilities as the new head of the Port’s Engineering Department. Krams will […]

  • 31 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Environment Agency is working with its partners to develop the River Wey flood alleviation schemes that will reduce flood risk to local communities. According to EA, there are 1,261 properties at risk of flooding in Godalming, Guildford and Byfleet and Weybridge. Road networks, schools, public buildings, businesses and critical infrastructure are also at risk. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, will host a one-day Stakeholder Partnering Forum August 4th 2016, from 10 a.m. to 3:15 p.m., to introduce the district’s new commanding officer, Col. Lars Zetterstrom, and discuss Southeast Texas Flood Risk Management partnering successes, challenges and opportunities during the 2015-2016 floods. “This forum provides us with […]

  • 16 October 2019
    Business & Finance

     The Port of Corpus Christi’s $410 million Channel Improvement Project, conducted by Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD), is fully underway, and more than half of the necessary funds have been appropriated for the work from both the federal government and the Port Authority. The port is working closely with federal officials and […]

  • 21 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Jasper Ocean Terminal (JOT) Board of Directors met last week to review work completed during the 2015 fiscal year and solidify a budget and work plan for FY2016. The Board approved a 2016 fiscal year budget that includes accomplishing further studies of the site design, sediment, access corridor, and channel improvements necessary for the […]

  • 15 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Corpus Christi, Texas, ended 2019 with record tonnages for December – 13.8 million cargo tons and 122.2 million cargo tons for the entire year, making a 16-million-ton improvement over 2018 tonnages.  “These record-setting figures are not only indicative of a resilient energy export market, but are also reflective of the large infrastructure […]

  • 6 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District will receive new feasibility funding for the Houston Ship Channel and Coastal Texas studies; continued funding for the Sabine Pass to Galveston Bay study, as well as continued Operation and Maintenance funding for the Texas waterways in the president’s fiscal year 2016 budget. “The district’s programs are […]

  • 30 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Col. Aaron Barta, USACE Los Angeles District commander, and David Van Dorpe, deputy project manager, met with U.S. Rep. Ken Calvert, 42nd Congressional District, California, earlier this week to discuss the Murrieta Creek Flood Protection and Environmental Restoration Project. Representatives with the Riverside County Flood Control District also attended the meeting, held at the Temecula […]

  • 26 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Texas Governor Greg Abbott has showed his support for the state’s water ports – including the Port of Corpus Christi – in a recent letter to Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, Commanding General and Chief of Engineers for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). In the letter, Abbott urged the Corps to advance funding […]

  • 12 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A 5.2 kilometre-long earthen levee that could protect 500 homes and businesses in Roma from the devastation of another flood is nearing its completion. “Different locations need different infrastructure including levees, drainage upgrades, retention basins and back-flow devices that will make Queensland communities safer,” Community Recovery and Resilience Minister David Crisafulli said. The levee, which […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    After conducting test runs in the traditional Hatteras Inlet ferry channel Monday, NCDOT’s Ferry Division has announced that the channel is still unsafe for ferry operations. As a result, Hatteras-Ocracoke ferry service will continue to run the “alternate” route until more dredging can be completed and conditions in the channel improve. “We have tested that […]

  • 29 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    After eleven years of working with the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) on a Freeport Harbor Channel Improvement Project (FHCIP), Port Freeport received a positive report from the Chief of Engineers to deepen and widen the Freeport channel. The report will be transmitted to Congress and recommends the project because it will contribute […]

  • 30 May 2011

    Boaters parked along the south end of the Bridgewater Channel near Thompson Bay reported noticing a difference in ease of boating traffic… By JACKIE LEATHERMAN (havasunews) [mappress] Source: havasunews, May 30, 2011;

  • 16 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Federal, state and local leaders recently celebrated the completion of the South Sacramento County Streams project during a media event at Florin Creek Park. The $105 million South Sacramento County Streams project constructed channel and levee improvements, floodwalls, detention facilities, and provided ecosystem restoration and recreation features to areas within the Morrison Creek stream basin. […]