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  • 1 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Construction of a temporary emergency drought barrier at West False River in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta is nearing completion about two weeks sooner than anticipated, according to the Department of Water Resources (DWR). The barrier now spans the approximately 750-foot-wide river between Jersey and Bradford islands and blocks salt water that tidal action attempts to push eastward from […]

  • 26 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    A tourist vessel on its way to St Martin’s island collided with a dredging vessel on the Naf River yesterday, United News of Bangladesh (UNB) reports.  Dalim Barua, assistant sub-inspector of Taknaf Model Police Station, said that this accident took place on Teknaf-Saint Martin’s naval route in Naf River around 10am, as the tourist vessel Keari […]

  • 25 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District’s Dredge Jadwin has completed its 2019 season. During the 2019 season, the Jadwin dredged more than 4 million cubic yards of sand, mud and sediment from the lower Mississippi River to allow the waterway to remain navigable for commercial traffic. “Part of our mission as the Army […]

  • 9 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    The removal of a 1970s-era structure from the Savannah River’s Back River marks another major milestone in the deepening of the nation’s fourth busiest container port, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, said in their latest release.  The work also returns the Back River to its natural width to enhance the area for […]

  • 20 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    After facing years of setbacks and obstacles, the long-awaited dredging project at Shark River has been completed, Monmouth County’s Department of Public Information & Tourism just announced. Equipment from the project, which included removing sediment and reopening the navigation channels in the Shark River, is now being removed. “I’m pleased to report that with help of […]

  • 4 June 2014

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer urged the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to work with the local Boonville community, as well as the Hudson River-Black River Regulating District, to prevent the Hawkinsville Dam from being torn down. Schumer explained that, as part of an ongoing study of the dam’s impacts, one option […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Representing Upstate Forever and Save Our Saluda, the Southern Environmental Law Center yesterday announced an agreement in principle with Duke Energy to remove all of its coal ash at its W.S. Lee facility from the banks of the Saluda River near Greenville and Anderson, South Carolina, to safer, dry lined storage away from the river.   “With […]

  • 1 July 2020
    Business development

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mississippi Valley Division, recently selected St. Paul District Channels and Harbors Section Supervisor and Lewiston, Minnesota, resident Steve Tapp as the division’s nominee for the national Outstanding Civilian of the Year Award. The award recognizes a civilian’s contributions and support to the Corps of Engineers, including civil works, humanitarian […]

  • 16 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Sonoma County Water Agency (SCWA) has secured $1.89 million in state grant funding for a flood management project in Petaluma that will provide flood protection, remove sediment, create wetland habitat and protect open space. The Water Agency announced this week that an agreement was reached with the state Department of Water Resources for the […]

  • 26 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    A plan to dredge a section of the Grand River, aimed to restore navigability of the Grand River from downtown Grand Rapids to Grand Haven in Michigan, has been postponed officially. This Grand River Waterway Project’s release comes after months of inaction by the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) regarding soil sampling testing, which […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Three Danville organizations will join forces to provide an opportunity to lean more about the Dan River’s current health and long-term regional water quality issues. An informative panel discussion scheduled for 10:30 a.m., Friday, November 14 to explore the topic ”After the Spill: Our Future.” The program, presented by The Garden Club of Danville, Gabriella […]

  • 27 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Neumann Contractors have recently completed dredging works in Queensland’s Burnett River near Kirby’s Wall. The job involved deepening the navigational channel and placement of the material behind “Kirby’s Wall”. Neumann performed the work using their 450mm cutter suction dredger Nu Endeavour coupled to a spreader barge for placement. The work was required following recent severe […]

  • 4 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    DEME Group has successfully completed a major dredging project in central Vietnam. The company yesterday released this beautiful photo of their mighty trailing suction hopper dredger (TSHD) Congo River, navigating through the South China Sea after wrapping up the job in Vietnam. “We deepened the turning basin and access channel to the port of Dung […]

  • 20 February 2012

    Charles G. Kopp, Esq., Chairman of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority, reports that two major financial developments related to the Delaware River Main Channel-Deepening Project will assure continued work on this critical regional economic development project in the months to come. After years of planning and preparation, the project to deepen the Delaware River’s main […]

  • 24 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Contractors with De Moya/Continental Joint Venture have completed 32 percent of a Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP) feature to remove the 1970s-era tide gate structure, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District, said in its latest update. In addition to removing the tide gate structure, contractors will return the Back River to its original […]

  • 7 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The states of Pennsylvania and New Jersey are not the only two entities brought together by the Delaware River. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District and the Independence Seaport Museum are as well. Both share a common interest in the river and have in recent months joined in a number of efforts to […]

  • 20 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Ministry of Public Works and Transport is studying the effects of bank erosion in the Mekong River during workshops taking place this week in Siem Reap. Organized by the U.S. Agency for International Development and the U.S. Department of the Interior, the workshops will be held April 18-21 (national level) and April 25-28 (sub-national […]

  • 23 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    A major milestone has been reached on the journey to restore and protect the Waikato and Waipa rivers with the development of a broad policy mix framework for improving the health and well-being of the waterways over the next 80 years. The Restoring and protecting our water/Te whakapaipai me te tiaki i ō tātou wai […]

  • 13 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    With the completion in late May of “Reach D”, an 11-mile stretch of the Delaware River’s main shipping channel in Delaware, the Delaware River Main Channel Deepening Project is now about 60 percent complete, reported officials of the Philadelphia Regional Port Authority (PRPA) this week. The deepening project, funded by both the federal government and […]

  • 30 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The future of the Mississippi River Delta will likely look drastically different than it does now, according to the Restore the Mississippi River Delta latest article. “As sea level rise increases, we need to be smart about where and how we build land along Louisiana’s coast. A viable future for coastal Louisiana means a smaller […]

  • 2 November 2020
    Infrastructure

    Memphis District Corps of Engineers Commander Col. Zachary Miller toured on-going construction works at Cedar Point Dikes last week. The project is located on the Mississippi River in Tipton County, Tennessee. Once complete, the dike will assist in maintaining navigation by forcing the flow of water into the defined channel. Maintaining navigation on the Mississippi […]

  • 7 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Kansas City District is currently performing multiple tasks to address priority areas of concern and damages on the Lower Missouri River. These obstacles in the waterway have accumulated during the last few years of high water. “The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, assets and crew, are en route to help […]

  • 30 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Gov. John Bel Edwards joined yesterday officials from Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University (LSU), the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) and the Baton Rouge Area Foundation (BRAF) to unveil the LSU Center for River Studies that will be dedicated to coastal restoration and river management. The large-scale physical model of the lower Mississippi River […]

  • 15 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Community workshops to design a “blue greenway” to help the South Park and Georgetown neighborhoods adapt to rising tides associated with climate change will be held September 22-24 at Seattle Community College’s Georgetown campus in C222. “Our generations have contributed to climate change,” said Hope Hui Rising, director of the Water Urbanism Lab at Washington […]

  • 27 October 2020
    Equipment

    USACE Portland District has just released this amazing photo of their dredger Yaquina, taken during her recent work near Port of Kalama. The Yaquina is one of two Portland District’s hopper dredges. The hopper dredge is a specialized sea-going vessel, ready to dredge and transport material from ocean bars, fast flowing rivers and harbors to […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Bob Brady (D., PA) announced that President Obama has included $20 million in his FY2014 budget. “This funding keeps this critical project on pace to completion,” Brady said. “This effort started before I was first elected and I’ve fought for it every year since. I’m proud to say that President Obama and Vice President […]