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  • 23 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Gov. Bob McDonnell and Col. Paul Olsen of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers traveled to Tangier Island in the Chesapeake Bay to announce they have signed an agreement to build a long-awaited seawall and jetty to protect the Island’s endangered harbor. The project will involve both state and federal funding. “This is fantastic news,” […]

  • 14 February 2012

    The President’s fiscal year 2013 (FY13) Civil Works budget, released yesterday, contains more than $66 million for projects, analyses, and operations and maintenance in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District. The President included the funds for the Savannah district in a total civil works request of $4.731 billion he sent to Congress. The […]

  • 2 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    With the Sandy anniversary a day away, the de Blasio Administration has announced continued progress on the City’s OneNYC resiliency program that will prepare neighborhoods, economy and public services to withstand and emerge stronger from the impacts of climate change and other 21st century threats. Some projects include dunes to protect coasts; storm water management and […]

  • 29 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Jordanian government has issued a report at the end of March 2014 compiled by financial, legal and business experts, representing a variety of market sectors in Jordan to access the operations of privatized entities. The report showed the success of privatization efforts depends on operational structures, transparency of operations, market structure, expenditure, and the […]

  • 29 August 2012

    In a bid to address the perennial flood problems in the province, Governor Wilhelmino M. Sy-Alvarado recently proposed the revival of the mothballed Pampanga River Control System (PRCS). The PRCS is an agency tasked by the national government to maintain and dredge the river systems in Bulacan and Pampanga. “Its about time we dredge the […]

  • 22 July 2013

    In results announced at the regular Board meeting, South Carolina’s public seaport system continued above-market growth during fiscal year 2013. Container business at the Port of Charleston was up nine percent in the fiscal year that ended June 30, with 1.56 million 20-foot equivalent units (TEUs) handled during the past 12 months. “The shipping industry […]

  • 20 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, Congresswoman Louise M. Slaughter (D-NY), the administration of Mayor Tom Richards, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Essroc celebrated the docking of Essroc’s cargo ship, the Stephen B. Roman, in the Port of Rochester. The ship, which has a capacity of 7400 metric tons, was unable to dock for over two-and-a-half years due […]

  • 28 February 2013

    Sunergy’s President and CEO, Garrett Hale provides a company update to shareholders prior to leaving the US to advance production operations in Sierra Leone. Garrett states: “I would like to take this opportunity to provide an initial update on Sunergy’s plans and scheduled operations for our 2013 targeted operations in Sierra Leone and Ghana. Since […]

  • 28 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Two Memoranda of Agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for maintenance dredging were approved by the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority at its March 26 meeting, including up to $550,000 for maintenance dredging of Barbours Cut Terminal berths and up to $400,000 for maintenance dredging for Bayport Terminal berths. Executive […]

  • 6 July 2011

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced a proposed plan to clean up the ground water at the NL Industries, Inc. Superfund site in Pedricktown, New Jersey that is contaminated with heavy metals, including lead and cadmium. The 44-acre site is a former lead smelting facility where lead from old automotive batteries were drained of […]

  • 3 February 2011

    A final cleanup plan, formalized in a document known as the Record of Decision (ROD), has been signed by EPA for the Cabot Carbon/Koppers Superfund Site in Gainesville, Fla. The ROD outlines how the Potentially Responsible Party (PRP) Beazer East will be required to address soil, sediment, groundwater and surface water contamination from the site. […]

  • 15 December 2010

    The World Bank Board of Executive Directors (WB) approved a US$250 million loan today for the Rio Bogota Environmental Recuperation and Flood Control Project, with the intention of turning it into an environmental asset for the Colombian capital’s metropolitan area.   The project seeks to improve water quality in the river’s middle basin up to […]

  • 24 July 2012

    The Port of Oakland joined with the East Bay Regional Park District (EBRPD) and other environmental and community leaders to celebrate the restoration and transfer of nearly 8.5 acres of valuable seasonal wetlands from the Port of Oakland to the EBRPD. Port of Oakland Executive Director Omar R. Benjamin commented, “As a trustee of state […]

  • 30 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Activists, environmentalists and trade unions are set to come together on June 11 to call for the immediate implementation of a Freedom of Information Act. The event is being organized by Save The Bays, the fast-growing national movement that has championed the cause of the public’s right to know. It will take place from 8am-2pm […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    With the president Obama’s signing today of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014, the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) is authorized to begin construction. “With today’s action, SHEP has officially received a green light,” said Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis Foltz. “This project is the result of an open and collaborative […]

  • 22 September 2011

    Governor Tom Corbett has announced the release of $15 million in state funding to continue the Delaware River Main Channel-Deepening project, saying its completion is critical to economic development and job-creation efforts. “With ports up and down the East Coast deepening their navigation channels, Pennsylvania‟s international seaport in Philadelphia must keep pace to remain competitive […]

  • 2 January 2013

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD), the largest provider of dredging services in the United States and a major provider of commercial and industrial demolition and remediation services, today announced it has acquired the assets of Terra Contracting, LLC , one of the nation’s premier providers of a wide variety of essential services for […]

  • 11 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking two distinct steps on the Upper Hudson River PCB cleanup in New York state. These steps include: The issuance of the five-year review, which includes EPA’s decision to defer a determination of the protectiveness of the remedy in the Upper Hudson River until more years of Hudson […]

  • 13 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Federal, state, and local officials gathered at the north shore of the Indian River Inlet in Delaware on Aug. 5 to witness the dredging, pumping and placing of sand onto a beach that was significantly eroded by Hurricane Sandy. The work at the inlet is one of three contracts the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ […]

  • 29 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    In advance of next week’s one-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell joined Interior and local officials at Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge in New Jersey to announce that $162 million will be invested in 45 restoration and research projects that will better protect Atlantic Coast communities from future powerful […]

  • 29 July 2011

    The Panama Canal Authority (ACP) and the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA), which owns and operates the Port of Savannah, renewed their ties with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The MOU, renewable for five years, was first signed in July 2003 and aims to unify efforts to encourage mutual economic benefits. “Considering the […]

  • 24 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards has announced his plans to designate more than $350 million in coastal dollars, including $55 million from FY18 surplus dollars to Louisiana’s coastal trust fund.  Within those surplus dollars, $15 million will be allocated to effectively restore the funds previously swept by the previous Administration. Edwards also committed $30 million […]

  • 23 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry’s Maine Coastal Program has announced that four coastal municipalities will be awarded $52,239 in Shore and Harbor Planning grants. These awards will provide planning and design support for harbor management, infrastructure and public access along the Maine coast. The grants are made possible by Maine’s federal coastal […]

  • 16 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released its final Bristol Bay Assessment describing potential impacts to salmon and ecological resources from proposed large-scale copper and gold mining in Bristol Bay, Alaska. The report, titled “An Assessment of Potential Mining Impacts on Salmon Ecosystems of Bristol Bay, Alaska,” concludes that large-scale mining in the Bristol Bay watershed […]

  • 29 June 2012

    The Board of Directors of the Panama Canal Authority (ACP) announced that it has published a revised tolls proposal that defers the implementation date of new Canal tolls to October 2012 and October 2013. The ACP announced in April its intention to adjust tolls to bring them closer to the value of the route for […]

  • 26 June 2012

    The Board of Directors of the Georgia Ports Authority today elected Robert S. Jepson Jr. of Savannah to serve as chairman of the board. Jepson was first appointed to the Board of Directors in 2008 by Governor Sonny Perdue and previously served as vice chairman. He is the chairman and chief executive officer of Jepson […]