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  • 24 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Southwind Construction Corporation, an Indiana-based dredging contractor, will begin dredging operations within the Dismal Swamp Canal near marker No.22 on June 29, 2015. These dredging operations will take place 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and the dredger ‘Kristi Joe’ and tender ‘Danny Joe’ will be involved in this dredging project. Floating rubber […]

  • 8 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Dismal Swamp Canal is scheduled to reopen to vessel traffic by the end of September, with the Lake Drummond Reservation and Feeder Ditch opening to canoes and kayaks on August 18, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District. Crews continue to dredge the canal, which officials at the Norfolk District closed due to […]

  • 7 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is set to begin Dismal Swamp Canal dredging early next week – roughly a year ahead of schedule due to lingering impacts from Hurricane Matthew in 2016. USACE Norfolk District will manage the maintenance dredging project in an effort to eliminate shoaling while enhancing safe navigation and local commercial […]

  • 14 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Officials at the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, have announced that the Dismal Swamp Canal will be closed indefinitely.  The canal, which was closed due to extensive damage from Hurricane Matthew in October, requires dredging, debris and tree removal, and an investigation into reports of shoaling at various locations in the canal. The […]

  • 18 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Officials at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Norfolk District have announced a goal of opening the Dismal Swamp Canal to its full 6-foot depth late this summer.  The canal, which was closed due to extensive damage from Hurricane Matthew in October, has ongoing debris and tree removal, and investigations of shoaling at many locations in […]

  • 15 September 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Officials at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk District, have delayed reopening of the Dismal Swamp Canal until late October. “Recent weather events have delayed progress, and the latest condition survey of Turners Cut showed that additional dredging was needed,” said Keith Lockwood, Norfolk District Operations Branch chief. In August, the Norfolk District announced […]

  • 1 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    As the fiscal calendar nears 2020, officials at Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are working to close the books by month’s end while taking a glimpse back at the past year’s accomplishments. Fiscal year 2019 saw a record $88 million in work within the district’s civil works mission. Projects ranged from its maintenance […]

  • 13 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards announced yesterday that the RESTORE Council has voted to approve $130 million in Deepwater Horizon oil spill dollars to fund the River Reintroduction into the Maurepas Swamp project. Administered by Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), the project will revitalize 45,000 acres of the Maurepas Swamp, the state’s second-largest […]

  • 19 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has been awarded a $14.2 million grant from the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council for the Mississippi River Reintroduction into Maurepas Swamp project. This project is one of seven projects the RESTORE Council has selected for funding under its Initial Funded Priorities List that will directly benefit Louisiana. […]

  • 22 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Wallace Swamp Creek Park dredging project has officially commenced, according to kenmorewa.gov. Each summer, the city must dredge sediment and debris out of swamp creek from the pond. The creek is routed through a bypass channel, which allows workers to drain the pond and remove sediment and debris. On average, about 3,000 cubic yards […]

  • 29 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Director General of the Royal Irrigation Department, Lertwiroj Gowattana, has visited Chai Nat to inspect canal dredging operations aimed at creating more water storage areas in the province. The dredging operations are being conducted around two areas of swamp land in Han Kha District. Officials are also overseeing the digging of smaller canals around […]

  • 6 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) announces the awarding of four construction contracts totaling $28.6 million for projects that will restore marshland, revive an ecosystem with fresh water and vegetative plantings, strengthen an existing levee system, and use rocks to stabilize a portion of coastal shoreline. The projects extend across Cameron, Lafourche and […]

  • 21 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Gov. John Bel Edwards announced yesterday that $796 million in projects for coastal protection and restoration are currently in progress according to the January 2018 report by the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA). There are 71 total active projects: 24 projects currently in construction, 39 projects in engineering and design, and 8 in the […]

  • 4 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority has received a $19.5 million grant from the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council for design and implementation of the final phase of the System Wide Assessment and Monitoring Program under CPRA’s Adaptive Management program. This is the first Spill Impact Component project grant to be awarded by the […]

  • 22 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards will participate tomorrow in the signing ceremony of a project partnering agreement (PPA) with the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA), the Army Corps of Engineers, and the Pontchartrain Levee District (PLD) for the West Shore Lake Pontchartrain project. The 2:30 p.m. event at the PLD, 2069 Railroad Avenue, Lutcher, Louisiana, will be hosted […]

  • 27 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    As requested, the Corps of Engineers has extended the public review period for the Mississippi River Gulf Outlet (MRGO) Ecosystem Restoration Final Environmental Impact Statement and Feasibility Study report for an additional 10 days, now ending September 6, 2012. This extension allows additional time for members of the public to submit comments regarding the restoration […]

  • 30 July 2012

    The Mississippi River Gulf Outlet (MRGO) Ecosystem Restoration Final Environmental Impact Statement and Feasibility Study report, which describes the plan for restoration of areas affected by the MRGO navigation channel, is now available for a 30-day public review through Aug. 27, 2012. The final report, prepared by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans […]

  • 13 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Torridge District Council has proposed to carry out coast protection work at the beach fronting Northam Burrows Country Park in Northam, Bideford, UK.  The work will consist of beach recycling from the distal end of the spit near Grey Sand Hill to areas of the west facing beach where erosion has occurred. The purpose of […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) yesterday awarded Horry County with the regional 2014 EPA Rain Catcher Award in the Neighborhood/Community Category for the Crabtree Swamp Restoration Project in Conway, South Carolina. The award was given at an award ceremony during the Environmental Protection Agency, Region 4/International Erosion Control Association Municipal Wet Weather Stormwater Conference, in […]

  • 7 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, has announced a contract award for dredging of the stamp sands in the Keweenaw Peninsula between Gay, Michigan and the Grand Traverse Harbor. Petersen Companies, Inc., of Minocqua, Wisconsin, will dredge approximately 27,500 cubic yards of stamp sands from in and around the Grand Traverse Harbor, according […]

  • 23 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Guwahati Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA) has started a massive project to refurbish its water bodies. In order to achieve this, GMDA decided to go with REMU Big Float 1400 amphibious excavator that will be used for dredging of the overgrown lake. According to GMDA CEO, Shri. Anurag Sing, one of the reasons to choose the Big Float dredger was its ability […]

  • 27 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Logistics and Assistance S.A., a dredging contractor from Cotonou, Benin, was awarded a tendered contract by the Ministry of Living Environment and Sustainable Development to help control seasonal flooding in the region. Nearly one-third of the population in West Africa reside in communities that are exposed to the effects of poor coastal development and climate […]

  • 15 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Representative Scott Dianda yesterday announced that the state Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has agreed to pay for the emergency dredging of Lake Superior’s Grand Traverse Bay Harbor in Schoolcraft Township. Stamp sand has again nearly completely blocked the harbor and stopped boat traffic, potentially harming the region’s fishing industry. “Residents can’t afford to lose […]

  • 16 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has provided $3.7 million in Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) funds to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) for the removal of stamp sands in Grand Traverse Harbor near the Town of Gay, Michigan. Dredging is underway and expected to continue through the end of the calendar year, […]

  • 11 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Permit and contracting issues are delaying dredging work planned for this spring and summer off the Keweenaw Peninsula that will help save Buffalo Reef from being covered by drifting stamp sands, the State of Michigan said in its latest release.  “While the Grand Traverse Harbor will likely be dredged this fall, the project may be […]

  • 25 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Heavy equipment operators are expected to begin working this week to dredge stamp sands from in and around the Grand Traverse Harbor in Keweenaw County, reports the Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Over the past roughly 100 years, historic copper mine tailings from the Wolverine and Mohawk mines – called stamp sands – were deposited […]