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  • 15 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, is inviting public comments regarding the scope of the Corps’ proposal to assist Garden City, Idaho in conducting an Integrated Feasibility Study and Environmental Assessment to evaluate alternatives and recommend a plan to reduce the City’s risk from floodwaters from the Boise River. Garden City has […]

  • 21 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The 30 megawatt diesel-powered power plant being constructed in Cadiz City, Negros Occidental will be operational in the middle of 2014, Second District Board Member Salvador Escalante said. Escalante, former mayor of Cadiz, said Monday the power plant in Hacienda Paz is currently under construction, and equipment and machines have started to arrive. “The power […]

  • 26 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ocean City Mayor Jay Gillian discussed the long awaited south end beach replenishment project in his weekly address, posted on Friday, January 23, on the City’s website. “Yesterday the Administration attended a preconstruction meeting for the south end beach replenishment project. Although complete specifics are not available yet, I am able to confirm and expand on […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The city of Salem is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the U. S. in conjunction with dredging, disposal of dredged material and installing docks and other structures for a new commercial marina in Salem, Mass. The city of Salem proposes mechanical […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    New dredging machine with backhoe, Watermaster Classic IV, has recently arrived in Olongapo City. Watermaster can “walk” in and out of water without crane assistance and moves independently in water as well, minimizing the need of extra machinery and labour and is thus a very cost-effective solution. [mappress] Press Release, August 19, 2014

  • 28 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Damen Services Brisbane, the Queensland service hub for the international Damen Shipyards Group, has taken its seminar on the road. Earlier this month, Sydney City Marine hosted a 1 day technical seminar on vessel automation systems. Damen Services Brisbane has mobilized the complete automation simulator which was set up to compliment the training presentation. An […]

  • 31 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, will host two informational outreach events entitled “Waterways, Wetlands and You!” about the Corps’ Regulatory Program. “These events, facilitated by the Corps’ Regulatory staff, will provide an overview of the Corps’ Regulatory Program and give the public an opportunity to ask questions directly to the team members […]

  • 22 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Crews are finishing up work along the Willoughby and Vicinity Storm Damage Reduction Project, reports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District. The result of the project leaves Norfolk with a beach that is higher and 60 feet wider improving coastal storm protection and providing more recreational area. According to the Corps, over a […]

  • 3 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Under the Planning Assistance to States (PAS) program, the city of Rochester has requested planning assistance from the USACE, Buffalo District, to conduct an economic and dredging analysis to help the city determine the benefits associated with making Rochester Harbor a tourist destination for Great Lakes cruise ships. The PAS program is used to prepare […]

  • 1 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The City of Beverly has submitted a permit application to conduct maintenance dredging in the Bass River, reports the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. The work involves mechanical dredging of 17.8 acres of silt and clay within the Bass River in two phases. Phase I will include areas of the Bass River from […]

  • 31 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Ocean City Council has approved a contract to dredge Snug Harbor, the lagoon between Eighth Street and W. Revere Place near Ninth Street. The decision was reached at the Council’s meeting on Thursday, August 27th 2015. Material removed during the project will be placed in the Route 52 site and then removed to Wildwood. Meanwhile, works continue on […]

  • 27 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Ocean City Council has awarded a $2.7 million contract to Wickberg Marine Contracting Inc. of Belford, N.J., to remove material from an approved dredging disposal site in the marshes near the 34th Street causeway. “This resolution will get us started,” Ocean City Mayor Jay Gillian said. “This will just get it going again. We’ve been […]

  • 25 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Philippines Government’s Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) started the dredging operations for the Tullahan-Tinajeros River System on Sunday. “Cleaning the Tullahan River will make Manila Bay easier [ease the efforts of the government and volunteers in reviving the beauty of Manila Bay],” said Environment Secretary, Roy Cimatu, at the Navotas Centennial Park […]

  • 16 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Victorian Regional Channels Authority has announced completion of the Altona Safe Harbor dredging works. Hobsons Bay City Council is responsible for dredging the harbor annually in order to ensure a safe depth for boats entering and exiting the boat ramp. The dredged sediment was pumped to the nearby beach where it was used for creation of the Altona Dog […]

  • 26 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Phase two of the $12.8 million maintenance dredging at the Port of Redwood City’s Redwood Creek channel by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ contractors is currently underway. During the first phase, the channel was dredged to 28-feet and this dredging work was completed last December. ”Increasing the depth of the channel by six feet […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) has begun the court mandated dredging of Little Lagoon Pass, City of Gulf Shores. According to ALDOT, the excavation of sand blocking the flow of water from Little Lagoon Pass into the Gulf of Mexico started yesterday, utilizing dredge piping, bulldozers and long reach track hoes. “Dredging operations and sand placement […]

  • 10 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Yilport Holding, a Yildirim Group’s subsidiary, has secured a 50-year concession to run Puerto Bolivar Port in Machala City, Ecuador. This deal, signed on 8 August, marks the largest ever Turkish investment in Ecuador. Puerto Bolivar Port will be developed in five phases, worth $750 million, creating Latin America’s largest container terminal. During the first phase of the […]

  • 17 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The long awaited beach replenishment project for the southern end of Ocean City has officially started. Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, the contractor for the project, started pumping sand around 1:45 Thursday afternoon. Ocean City will receive approximately 1.6 million cubic yards of sand on approximately 2.6 miles of beach between 36th and 59th […]

  • 8 January 2013

    Constructing new seawalls and bulkheads to protect Atlantic City is part of an estimated $238 million in projects being sought to repair and shore up the city’s infrastructure, officials say. The idea would be to build a barrier to help keep tidal surge and floodwater from penetrating unprotected areas of the city as they did […]

  • 20 July 2012

    The Morgan City Harbor and Terminal District continues to search for economical ways to keep the Atchafalaya Bar Channel clear of sediment, reports therepublic.com. Dredging would cost too much and would take too long. Therefore, the Army Corps and Morgan City port seek new possible solutions to this problem. Historically, the Port of Morgan City […]

  • 3 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The new 6,540m³ trailing suction hopper dredger Magdalen was officially launched last Friday at Eastern Shipbuilding Group’s Allanton Shipyard in Panama City, FL. The 111 meter long dredger was built for Weeks Marine, marine construction and dredging contractor based in Cranford, NJ. “It’s been quite a long time in the making,” Joey D’Isernia, President of Eastern […]

  • 5 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Ocean City’s ongoing beach-fill project will dump about 400,000 more cubic yards of sand than originally planned after harsh weather over the past few months caused more damage to north-end beaches, city Administrator James Rutala said. [mappress] Source: Press of Atlantic City, February 5, 2010

  • 18 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Armstrong, located in the North Okanagan of the Canadian province of British Columbia, said in their latest release that an approval to perform maintenance work on Meighan Creek was granted recently by the Provincial Government.  Homes along Meaghan Creek were flooded the last two years, with 2017 being the heaviest flooding. The […]

  • 25 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Co. LLC, (GLDD) of Oak Brook, Illinois, has won a contract for maintenance dredging of the North Carolina’s Morehead City Harbor federal navigation channel reaches including Range A and the Cutoff, fbo.gov reports.  The $18.3 million project will require removal and disposal of shoaled material that has accumulated in the channels […]

  • 24 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal and West Haven Mayor Nancy R. Rossi last week discussed how an upcoming Senate vote could bring “millions of dollars” in federal aid to the city’s coastline, the City of West Haven, CT, said in its latest release.  In the next three weeks, Blumenthal said, the Senate is poised to vote […]

  • 11 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The north end beach replenishment project in Ocean City, NJ, is a year ahead of schedule, Mayor Jay Gillian said in his latest announcement. “I am happy to announce that the Army Corps of Engineers will return to Ocean City this fall to rebuild our north end beaches. The project comes at no cost to […]