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  • 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 […]

  • 8 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Roy Blunt (Mo.) and Tom Harkin (Iowa) announced the launch of the Mississippi River Caucus, a bipartisan initiative intended to focus congressional efforts on important river management goals such as addressing flood mitigation, encouraging commerce along the Mississippi River, and generally assisting river communities with their concerns. “The Mississippi River is a vital […]

  • 12 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    The USACE Sacramento District and Central Valley Flood Protection Board will co-host a virtual public meeting June 15 to discuss the draft environmental documents related to proposed erosion work along the lower American River in Sacramento.  The draft supplemental environmental assessment/environmental impact Report for American River Contract 1, which was released for public review on […]

  • 9 December 2011
    Project & Tenders

    After the area of the Iloilo River was dredged and cleaned of debris and deteriorated see vessels, fishing fans are back again at the Muelle Loney stretch. As the Philippine Ports Authority pledged to clean the river from the Parola up to the bridge, around 14 sea vessels were moved from the river and a […]

  • 8 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, during yesterday’s meeting with officials of the Ministry of Shipping at Bangladesh Secretariat, urged the shipping ministry and all its departments concerned to work sincerely for making the river routes safe and secure for passengers and goods. “We have to improve the navigability of the rivers and ensure safe and secure […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 August 2020
    Business development

    Throughout its history, the Lower Mississippi River Flood Plain has been besieged by floodwaters; that’s why flood risk management is one of the USACE Memphis District’s major mission areas. Working to execute this mission and serving as that first line of defense, a Memphis District Project Delivery Team awarded three major contracts to perform maintenance […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Representatives Cheri Bustos and Darin LaHood recently wrote a letter with lawmakers from the Illinois and Iowa Congressional Delegations to the Army Corps’ Mississippi Valley Division in support of emergency dredging funding requests from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Rock Island District. In the letter, they wrote that the requested funding would be used […]

  • 18 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Tamar River dredging program at Kings Wharf Launceston is nearing its completion, the Marine & Safety Tasmania said in their latest announcement. According to the project update, dredging operations are taking place on the eastern side of the Tamar River adjacent to Kings Wharf. ”Associated pipework will be secured on the eastern edge of […]

  • 3 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The removal of Roaring River Dam is underway, a multi-organizational stream restoration effort that will reconnect aquatic species and make recreation safer near the low head dam that is at risk of failing and no longer needed as a fish barrier. The dam is located at river mile 4.9 on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers […]

  • 26 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Headquarters of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has just released this photo of the Mississippi River Bank Clearing and Grading Clearing – the first field activity of revetment operations. It starts at the beginning of July, clearing the river banks of trees and debris to make way for the Bank Grading Unit and the Mat […]

  • 23 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development, Technology

    The Changing Course Leadership Team yesterday selected three teams to participate in the Changing Course Lower Mississippi River Delta design competition. These teams will develop innovative designs for a self-sustaining Lower Mississippi River Delta that reduce land loss in the region while improving navigation conditions and strengthening resilience for local communities and industries. The three […]

  • 2 February 2012

    The St. Louis District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host two open house events to provide background information and get public feedback on the scope of an Environmental Assessment of New River Training Structures on the Middle Mississippi River. The two open house events in Alton, IL, and Cape Girardeau, MO, will feature a […]

  • 10 February 2020
    Business & Finance

     Plans are being drawn up to dredge the River Parrett between Northmoor and the M5, to continue to reduce local flood risks, Somerset Rivers Authority said in its latest announcement. The target date is early next year. Some matters need to be refined and assessed, but a recent short trial run was successful and […]

  • 2 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port of Cork Company (POCC) said in its latest announcement that their latest dredging campaign is currently underway and will last six weeks, until the end of October. Under the project’s timeline, the city quays element is scheduled to be completed by October 9th. “The Port of Cork Company (POCC) are responsible for maintaining […]

  • 9 February 2011

    As growth resumes at the Port of Hamburg, one of Europe’s busiest, Hamburg port senator Ian Karan has called for the urgent implementation… (bairdmaritime) [mappress] Source: bairdmaritime, February 9, 2011;

  • 9 September 2020
    Infrastructure

    Kokosing Construction out of Cheboygan, Michigan, is working on a project that will repair a damaged portion of the Cleveland Harbor West Breakwater in Cleveland, Ohio. “Buffalo District is proud to be able to contribute to the safety of the Cleveland Harbor through this repair of the west breakwater,” said Lt. Col. Eli Adams, U.S. […]

  • 6 December 2013

    University of Twente announced its leadership of the RiverCare research program on intelligent river management. The program aims at self-sustaining multifunctional rivers and focusses on the consequences of measures on a river. Other participants in RiverCare are universities of Utrecht, Nijmegen, Delft and Wageningen, as well as various research institutes, companies and government bodies, such […]

  • 20 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, in coordination with USACE St. Paul District, is deploying the Dredge Dubuque to perform critical dredging on the Ouachita-Black River in Louisiana starting in late August. The dredge will remove shoaling in the navigation channel caused by significant high-water events on the Ouachita-Black River during 2019. This […]

  • 4 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Yangtze River maintenance dredging project has passed the acceptance inspection, according to the JXY company. At the handover inspection meeting of the Yangtze River Waterway Maintenance Dredging commission, which was held in late December, the Yujiawan Shoal Dredging Project passed the acceptance check. The officials indicated that the construction work of the 2018 Yangtze River […]

  • 21 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The City of Rochester, MN, said in its latest release that the Zumbro River dredging scheme is expected to begin on Monday, November 26.  The removal of sediment from the Broadway Bridge (near Soldiers Field) to the Bear Creek Confluence (near Mayo Civic Center) will help maintain the proper channel capacity to handle flood events. […]

  • 22 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Bangladeshi Government’s Cabinet Committee on Public Purchase has approved a proposal to award a contract for the Jamuna River dredging project, aimed to develop the Sirajganj to Daikhowa river route, local media reports. As per a tender proposal placed by the Ministry of Shipping, Dharitri Banga Limited of Bangladesh – a company which won […]

  • 6 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department has closed its fishing access area off Windemere Way in Colchester near the mouth of the Winooski River in order to remove heavy deposits of silt at the boat ramp. Normal siltation, plus deposits left last year by Irene, made it difficult to launch boats during the low water […]

  • 3 October 2012

    The National Farmers’ Union (NFU) claimed that the failure by the Environment Agency to regularly dredge rivers could be increasing the risk of flooding, BBC reports. After Wales endured one of its wettest summers on record, NFU urged the agency to resume full-time dredging. An Environment Agency Wales spokeswoman said: “We will always remove any […]

  • 24 August 2012

    According to a report made public yesterday, the commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has approved a $652 million dredging of the Savannah River shipping channel. The final decision on the Savannah project is expected in November, reports cnbc.com. Curtis Foltz, the Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director, said: “The entire project was expected […]