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  • 21 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    An ambitious project to return the River Ver to its more natural state as it runs through the center of St Albans has been launched, according to the City and District Council. The plan will include significant enhancements to Verulamium Park and the water quality of its artificial lakes. Major improvements will also be made to […]

  • 2 December 2011

    Alarmed at a severe deterioration, Leslie Williams, Member for Port Macquarie, has called on the State government to carry out dredging of the Manning River.  “At the current rate of deterioration, it is feared the river will be impassable within the next month which will have an intolerable impact on business and tourism in the […]

  • 19 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, recently awarded contracts for maintenance dredging of the Detroit River, Saginaw River and St. Clair River, all in Michigan. The contracts were separately awarded to Morrish-Wallace Construction Inc., of Cheboygan, Michigan, (d.b.a.) Ryba Marine Construction. These dredging projects help maintain the Great Lakes navigational channel to keep […]

  • 17 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Vietnam: Flemish Minister Hilde Crevits Visits Soai Rap Site In the context of Flemish Minister for Mobility and Public Works, Hilde Crevits’ port trade mission, a visit has today been made to the crucial Soai Rap project and DEME’s trailing suction hopper dredger ‘Uilenspiegel’ that has been engaged to carry out the work.   The […]

  • 9 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Congressman Chris Smith has welcomed the federal government decision to allocate $28 million for dredging of the New Jersey waterways, including Shark River, which were filled with silt and debris as a result of Superstorm Sandy.  As announced earlier yesterday, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) approved $28M in federal funding to dredge State channels that were impacted by the […]

  • 20 June 2012

    There is no money for Myall River’s eastern channel dredging, reports myallcoastnota.com. Myall River Action Group has been campaigning for the river dredging since september 2008. “We as the Myall River Action Group and community as a whole are disappointed that no provision was made in this budget,” Myall River Action Group spokesman Gordon Grainger […]

  • 16 September 2020
    Project & Tenders

    Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (GLDD) announced today the receipt of several major dredging awards totaling $118.8 million. The awarded work includes: Post 45 Contract 4 Charleston Lower Harbor New Work Dredging Project (Capital, South Carolina, $52.9 million) Emerald Isle, North Carolina Post-Florence Renourishment – Phase 3 Project (Coastal Protection, North Carolina, $30.6 million) […]

  • 19 April 2012

    Congressman Maurice Hinchey (D-NY) yesterday released the following statement applauding a decision by America’s Great Waters Coalition to declare the Hudson Estuary as one of the nation’s “Great Waters.” The designation recognizes the river’s national importance and increases support for the river’s restoration. “I initiated the Hudson River Estuary program, and fought for three decades […]

  • 9 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers signed a key ecosystem restoration report April 8, 2020, that allows Congress to consider the project for future authorization. Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, signed the Chief of […]

  • 13 May 2010

    While driving alongside Beach Boulevard in Pascagoula, MS, the average person would never know that just six months earlier the majority of that beach didn’t exist. It’s hard to imagine a beach was just created out of nowhere, but that’s exactly what the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mike Hooks, Inc., and Gulf Sand & […]

  • 6 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) has initiated the second phase expansion of its Matadi Gateway Terminal (MGT), located 92 miles upstream on the left bank of the Congo River, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The Phase 2 expansion will more than double MGT’s existing annual throughput capacity to 400,000TEU/yr. “The expansion of MGT […]

  • 15 October 2020
    Infrastructure

    Following a meeting of the Deputy Premier’s Stockton Beach Taskforce, City of Newcastle will meet with the Hunter and Central Coast Development Corporation, and Regional NSW to explore the possibility of using sand from the south arm of the Hunter River to replenish Stockton Beach. Chair of the Stockton Community Liaison Group, Barbara Whitcher, spoke […]

  • 21 March 2012

      As The Daily Star reports, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday called upon the owners of launches and ships, port and ghat authorities and the passengers to remain vigilant about excess passengers on board as a means to avert accidents. The Prime Minister also presented various government steps for maintaining the navigability of river […]

  • 29 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The United Soybean Board (USB) recently announced a $2 million allocation to help offset the planning, design, and research costs of deepening the lower Mississippi River from 45 ft. to 50 ft. As the USB reported, the 256-mile stretch of the Mississippi River from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to the Gulf of Mexico accounts for 60% […]

  • 23 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Beardstown (IL) has received grants that will allow it to complete a dredging project at its marina, an effort to provide a clean and safe access point for boaters accessing the Sangamon and Illinois rivers. According to some local media reports, the board approved a $125,000 grant from state Rep. Norine Hammond […]

  • 22 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Earlier this month, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began dredging the Snohomish River Federal Navigation Channel. The project includes maintenance clamshell dredging of the lower settling basin and the Snohomish River Federal Navigation Channel that will improve commercial vessel navigation in the area. The volume of sediment to be dredged is approximately 200,000 cubic […]

  • 26 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Bureau of Land Management Utah (BLM-UT) is seeking public input on the proposed Paria River Habitat Improvement Project. “Public input is key to sound decision-making, and comments are welcomed as the BLM moves forward with an environmental analysis of this project,” said Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument (GSENM) Manager Harry Barber.  The BLM is proposing […]

  • 28 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District has awarded the final construction contract for the Kissimmee River Restoration Project, a massive Everglades restoration project in Okeechobee and Highlands counties. The $17.8 million S-69 Weir and Canal Backfill construction contract was awarded to Herve Cody Contractor from Robbinsville, North Carolina on September 26. The contract involves […]

  • 6 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Maj. Gen. Michael C. Wehr will transfer command of the Mississippi Valley Division (MVD), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, to Maj. Gen. Richard G. Kaiser in a formal change of command ceremony September 7. The ceremony will be officiated by the Corps’ Chief of Engineers Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite and will take place at […]

  • 13 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    President Barack Obama recently appointed Brigadier General Mark Toy as a member of the Mississippi River Commission. Toy is commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Great Lakes and Ohio River Division, headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio. The division has seven engineer districts totaling over 4,100 people operating in a seventeen state area and is […]

  • 24 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, announces a recent contract award to restore and stabilize the Clinton River in Shelby Township, Michigan. This restoration project, awarded to RBV Contracting, Detroit, Mich., for almost $1.8 million, is funded through the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, GLRI, managed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, EPA. The […]

  • 20 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Bass River Marina has submitted a permit application to conduct work on the Bass River (Horsefoot Cove) in West Dennis, MA, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England, said in its latest announcement. Proposed work and structures consist of: Marina: construction and maintenance of several marina floating dock additions totaling 6,989 square feet and […]

  • 25 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the Village of Mt. Pleasant will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday, April 26th 2016, to celebrate completion of the Pike River Ecosystem Restoration Project. The Pike River Ecosystem Restoration Project is located in the Village of Mt Pleasant approximately 4 miles west of Racine, Wisconsin. The purpose of […]

  • 28 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has awarded four grants totaling nearly $400,000 for projects in the Hudson River Estuary to help reduce localized flooding, create sustainable shorelines, improve water quality and restore aquatic habitat in tributary streams. “Governor Cuomo has prioritized creating resilient communities in New York State, and these grants […]

  • 26 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Permanent repairs to the Lord Hill Levee on the Snohomish River are now underway upstream of the town of Snohomish, Washington. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ officials will restore approximately 250 feet of damaged levee near the confluence of the Pilchuck and Snohomish Rivers. Damage to the levee occurred during flood events in late 2015 […]

  • 19 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Representative Major Thibaut has secured an additional $2 million in state funding for the False River Restoration Project, as work continues on the river. Dredging of the north end of the river is expected to begin in November or December of 2018. Since 2011 over 3.5 million dollars of state and private funding have […]