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  • 11 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Chatham Rock Phosphate will target an AIM listing on the London alternative stock exchange following receipt of its Marine Consent approval, currently expected at the end of November. The company has been investigating a capital raising and listing over the past few months. “The directors have decided it is preferable, in terms of restricting dilution […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Bob Casey (D-PA), Tom Carper (D-DE) and Chris Coons (D-DE) last week called on President Obama to include funding in his FY 2016 budget for the Delaware River Main Channel Deepening Project, which will allow larger commercial ships to access vital Delaware River ports.  The senators have urged the administration to dedicate sufficient […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Christie Administration has awarded a nearly $1.66 million contract to remove sand pushed by Superstorm Sandy into Deal Lake, the largest in a series of unique coastal lakes in Monmouth County that were severely impacted by the storm. According to the announcement from the Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin, the contract to dredge […]

  • 14 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Absecon Inlet is a busy place these days with two of coastal protection projects currently ongoing, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, said in its yesterday’s announcement. “We are building a seawall along the inlet and rebuilding sections of the Atlantic City, New Jersey boardwalk. Also, the dredge RN Weeks can be seen […]

  • 23 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC) recently partnered with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, to conduct a field-based Engineering With Nature Workshop to demonstrate the application of native plant species to support engineering objectives. The workshop demonstrated how best to maximize environmental benefits of nature-based features to enhance the structural integrity of […]

  • 26 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Orion Marine Group has just won a $5.86 million maintenance dredging contract for work in the Texas Gulf Intracoastal Waterway (GIWW), Corpus Christi Ship Channel to Port Isabel and for work at the entrance to the Port Isabel Small Boat Harbor. “The GIWW is an essential component of the nation’s navigation network extending for 1,109 miles […]

  • 24 October 2013

    Responding to the Christie Administration’s announcement of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ schedule for critical beach and dune construction projects, Senator Christopher J. Connors, Assemblyman Brian E. Rumpf and Assemblywoman DiAnne C. Gove (all R-9) called the large-scale effort absolutely imperative to safeguard residents and property in coastal communities. Projects that include 9th Legislative […]

  • 9 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. EPA Gulf of Mexico Program recently announced that the Coastal Bend Bays & Estuaries Program received a $235,901 cooperative agreement to restore fresh water flow to Goose Lake, enhancing marsh habitats near Corpus Christi, Texas. According to the EPA release, the project will restore circulation and hydrology within Goose Lake by designing and […]

  • 3 October 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Orion Group Holdings, Inc. (ORN) has just announced contract awards totaling approximately $14 million. The company’s marine segment has been awarded two contracts from the Army Corps following successful competitive bids to provide dredging services along the Texas Gulf Coast. “We have been actively bidding on several key Texas dredging projects throughout the last quarter and these […]

  • 12 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    CITGO Petroleum Corporation, together with the Coastal Bend Bays & Estuaries Program (CBBEP), hosted a coastal restoration effort in the Nueces Delta Preserve last week. “It is important for businesses like ours to partner with the communities in order to solve issues that affect all of us,” said Nelson P. Martinez, CITGO president and CEO. […]

  • 9 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Sand pumping operations started at Mooloolaba Spit today and is likely to take a month, weather permitting, according to the Sunshine Coast Council. This work is part of Council’s winter sand renourishment program and it will ensure that the beaches are storm ready, healthy and enjoyable for summer. The beaches will be reprofiled at the end of […]

  • 4 April 2012

    After missing a deadline, Newport Beach officials were granted a deadline extension and have until June to commence the next phase of the city’s harbor dredging project, Daily Pilot reports. Dredged materials from areas near the south side of Lido Isle, the north side of Balboa Island, West Coast Highway, the Coast Guard Station and […]

  • 9 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    New Zealand’s Chatham Rock Phosphate said in their latest release that they are joining the World Ocean Council (WOC), the international business leadership alliance for “Corporate Ocean Responsibility”. According to the announcement, Chatham Rock Phosphate aims to be the premier supplier of direct application phosphate to the global agricultural sector, in support of sustainable farming […]

  • 30 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Chatham Rock Phosphate has appointed London corporate finance advisers Wimmer Financial to manage an international capital raising over coming weeks. The financing, by private placement, is likely to be determined by a book build process managed in conjunction with Wimmer Financial. The offering, for qualified investors, is likely to be the final capital raising required […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, seeks public comments for an upcoming shoreline management plan update for the J. Strom Thurmond Lake project. The Corps will hold public workshops in three communities (Lincolnton, GA, McCormick, SC, Evans, GA) on March 2-5 to allow the public to gain information or offer suggestions. The plan […]

  • 8 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers project managers and engineers attended the Hawaiian blessing ceremony earlier this week for the Corps’ emergency repair of the seawall at the Piilaau Army Recreation Center (PARC). The $4 million project will demolish and replace 700 linear feet of the existing seawall that protects the PARC shoreline along Pokai […]

  • 18 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has just released these beautiful photos from their Mantoloking beach replenishment project in New Jersey. “Our contractor, Weeks Marine, Inc., is dredging and pumping sand at Mantoloking, NJ as part of one of the largest beachfill projects in our history. We are building a 13-mile dune and berm system […]

  • 5 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Christie Administration yesterday announced that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has awarded New Jersey a nearly $900,000 Regional Coastal Resilience Grant to help communities in 15 municipalities in northeastern Monmouth County develop a regional plan to address the impacts of coastal hazards and storm surge. The planning project, called New Jersey Fostering […]

  • 17 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Orion Group Holdings today announced the award of multiple contracts with a total value of approximately $35 million. According to their latest announcement, the company’s Marine Segment has been awarded three contracts for dredging services along the Texas Gulf Coast. The project calls for the dredging of ship docks and berths for private clients in […]

  • 20 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will hold a public meeting on Thursday, September 24, to receive community input on the scope and priorities of a $230 million flooding resiliency project for Hoboken, Weehawken and Jersey City. “The Christie Administration is committed to using a comprehensive resiliency strategy to protect lives and property from the […]

  • 25 May 2012

    The Christie Administration has won another round in the state’s legal fight to hold those responsible for intentionally polluting the lower Passaic River with pesticides, including an extremely toxic form of dioxin, liable for cleanup, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin announced yesterday. Superior Court Judge Sebastian P. Lombardi, presiding in Essex County, held […]

  • 23 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Christie Administration recently announced the completion of the third in a series of pilot projects designed to gauge the effectiveness of beneficially reusing silt and sand dredged for navigation improvement projects to restore degraded salt marshes as protective buffers against severe storms, while enhancing habitat for wildlife. The latest project restored 10 acres of […]

  • 29 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Oakland yesterday promoted Thanh Vuong to Principal Engineer in the Maritime Project Design and Delivery Department. The department manages more than $50 million worth of seaport capital projects each year and provides upkeep of more than $1 billion worth of infrastructure. Mr. Vuong will be responsible for managing the port’s maritime capital […]

  • 27 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Minister for the Economy, Investment and Small Business, Dr. Chris Cardona, together with Parliamentary Secretary Dr. Edward Zammit Lewis, recently visited the Malta Freeport Terminal Ltd. During this visit, the parties discussed the stiff competition in the Mediterranean region between terminal operators. Freeport management briefed the minister about the Eur 175 million investment carried […]

  • 2 April 2012

      Daily Pilot reports that the dredging contract for the Newport Harbor was awarded to R.E. Staite Engineering. The contractor will commence dredging in late April, according to a spokesman for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Greg Fuderer, spokesman for the Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles Division said on Friday that R.E. Staite […]

  • 5 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District awarded a contract in the amount of $5,180,000 to RLB Contracting Inc. to perform maintenance dredging within the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway, specifically from Corpus Christi Bay to Port Isabel, Texas. The contractor is required to remove approximately 1 million cubic yards of shoaled material from the channel […]