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  • 6 March 2012

    The city and a dredging firm have completed the first phase of a dredging management plan for the city’s canal system, reports Cape Coral Daily Breeze. Michael Ilczyszyn, city business manager, and Jack Adams of Gator Dredging presented the Southeast quadrant dredging plan to the City Council. The southeast quadrant, comprising 349 named canals on […]

  • 4 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Kansas City District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a task order contract July 1, 2013, to Newt Marine Service from Dubuque, Iowa, for $2,806,000 for the placement of about 92,000 tons of stone. The work is being done to repair Bank Stabilization and Navigation Project river structures that were damaged from the 2011 […]

  • 3 December 2010

    With very little fanfare or discussion, the Maryland Board of Public Works this week approved fund  expenditure for the ongoing beach … By Shawn J. Soper (mdcoastdispatch) [mappress] Source: mdcoastdispatch, December 4, 2010;

  • 31 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The City of Stirling, Western Australia, is working with the community to investigate engineering options to address ongoing coastal erosion at Mettams Pool. To do this, the city is inviting a feedback from residents and ratepayers on what they value about Mettams Pool, its facilities and amenity. Following a series of storms in 2009 that […]

  • 1 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a Single Award Task Order Contract to Brice Civil Constructors, Inc. to dredge the Atchafalaya River Bar Channel, the Morgan City Harbor and Terminal District – Port of Morgan City, LA – said in its latest release.  The contractor will be working with specially-built equipment to […]

  • 16 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded $220,000 to the City of Duluth to protect coastal wetland habitat along the shoreline of Lake Superior. “Duluth will use EPA funding to protect important coastal wetland habitats identified by the Lake Superior Action and Management Plan,” EPA said in their announcement. “Grants like this one demonstrate why full […]

  • 9 April 2012

    According to times-standard.com, the Crescent City Harbor District is moving forward on obtaining permits for harbor repairs. The commission will review a few permits regarding repairs on the inner and outer basin of the harbor. Some of the special conditions staff is recommending include a submittal of an erosion and sedimentation control plan and a […]

  • 16 December 2011

    Neither a ‘planned retreat’ nor a ‘do nothing’ approach are viable options for Old Bar’s eroding coastline…   (manningrivertimes) [mappress] Source: manningrivertimes , December 16, 2011;

  • 28 October 2011

    The Cebu City Government inaugurated on Thursday four projects amounting to at least P25.5 million. The projects include the P12.5-million d… More info: sunstar [mappress] Source: sunstar, October 28, 2011;

  • 2 December 2011

    Canterbury City Council has announced early information on Port of Ramsgate maintenance dredging project. Details: The works comprise the options of using the following methods: Water injection; Grab dredging; Back-hoe dredging; Cut and suction dredging. The works on Port of Ramsgate  will consist of: – Dredging works and disposing of silt material to the Pegwell […]

  • 11 July 2011

    The Army Corps of Engineers is beginning some dredging operations near Morehead City…   (reflector) [mappress] Source: reflector, July 11, 2011;

  • 23 May 2011

    Officials here fear a beach-replenishment project will mar the summer season. The Army Corps of Engineers says sections of beaches in Surf C… (courierpostonline) [mappress] Source: courierpostonline, May 23, 2011;

  • 20 October 2010

    The borough’s battered beaches soon will get a $6.5 million emergency rehabilitation. Stephen Rochette, a spokesman for the U.S. Army Corps… By Nicholas Huba (app) [mappress] Source: app, October 20, 2010;

  • 12 March 2014

    Congressman John Garamendi, joined by Congressman Doug LaMalfa and lawmakers at every level of government, successfully campaigned for the project to be included in the Corps of Engineers 2014 Work Plan. Up until this year, the project had failed to get funding because of Congress’s “no new start” policy, a flawed policy that prioritized old […]

  • 25 November 2011

    A current quarrel between school representatives and city officials has delayed the plans for the Lynnhaven River channel dredging. Intending to build a dredge transfer station, the city has asked the school division to sell 1 acre of riverfront property next to Thalia Elementary School. The station is needed for picking up and transporting muck […]

  • 19 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Shellharbour City Mayor and former Lake Illawarra Estuary Committee Chair, Cr Marianne Saliba, has welcomed a $15,000 contribution towards funding a Lake Illawarra dredging study to improve boating access, Shellharbour City Council reported today.  The money is from the ‘Rescuing our Waterways’ program, with Shellharbour City Council providing matching funding to allow for $30,000 in […]

  • 6 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    A $10.6 million emergency U.S. Army Corps of Engineers beach renourishment project is scheduled to begin during the September/October 2017 time frame in the city of North Myrtle Beach, SC. The city of North Myrtle Beach will not have to pay for the emergency project, according to the city’s latest announcement. Around 400,000 cubic yards […]

  • 22 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    After about two weeks of digging, heavy equipment has cleared a buildup of sand from the San Dieguito River inlet to restore tidal flushing to the lagoon, reports the City of Del Mar, California.  According to their latest release, excavators successfully opened the river channel to the ocean earlier this month. As an added benefit, […]

  • 24 February 2011

    The City Engineer’s office is confident that the flooding problem in the city will soon be addressed by the city government of Tacloban…   (leytesamardaily) [mappress] Source: leytesamardaily, February 24, 2011;

  • 23 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Department on Public Works and Highways (DPWH) will be pursuing flood mitigation projects in Northern Mindanao, the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) reports. Massive flooding along Butuan-Cagayan-Iligan Road (BCIR) occurred on January 16 due to two weather disturbances, low pressure area (LPA) and tail-end of a cold front, affecting 1.345 families or 5.625 individuals in the […]

  • 23 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Georgia Ports Authority marked strong and sustained growth across all major markets in the month of February, including bulk, breakbulk, autos and machinery, and containerized freight.  “The additional cargo attracted to Georgia speaks to the reliability and ease of doing business in this state,” said GPA Executive Director Curtis Foltz. “More freight moving through […]

  • 15 August 2012

    Bauer Fundaciones Panamá is carrying out vibrocompaction work on the Ocean Reef artificial Island project in Panama City, Panama. The project involves the creation of two artificial islands, the first man-made islands in Latin America, which will accommodate 138 luxury apartments and a marina when complete. The islands will be linked to the mainland with […]

  • 1 February 2012

    The Kansas City District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded two more contracts to repair flood damage to levees along the Missouri River. A contract was awarded to Ideker, Inc. of St. Joseph, Mo., on Jan. 23 for approximately $722,000 to repair the Wakenda Levee in Carroll County, Mo. A contract was […]

  • 5 January 2012

    The HCM City administration is determined to stop flooding at 10 of 31 spots in the city by the end of the year…   (vietnamnews) [mappress] Source: vietnamnews, January 5, 2012;

  • 18 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The North Myrtle Beach City Council will hold a public workshop on March 23, 2:00 p.m., at City Hall. The meeting will discuss the pros and cons of allowing private property owners along canals located in Cherry Grove to privately contract with the City’s dredge company in order to enhance access from their properties to the City’s proposed 24 […]

  • 26 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The City Council has voted unanimously to approve the second phase of a sediment removal project at Atascadero Lake in San Luis Obispo County, California, reports atascaderonews.com. According to Interim Public Works Director Doug Breeze, the project will include the removal of at least 15,000 cubic yards of sediment from the lake at a cost not to […]