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  • 16 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District completed construction of a new 8-acre bird island in March, located at the Savannah Harbor Dredged Material Containment Area (DMCA) 12A. It’s one of seven areas that stores sediment dredged from the Savannah River federal shipping channel. The bird island was part of a $5.3 million dike […]

  • 18 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing to perform maintenance dredging of the Wood Island and Pool at Biddeford Federal Navigation Project (FNP) in Biddeford, Maine. The proposed work involves maintenance dredging of portions of the 10-foot-deep Mean Lower Low Water (MLLW) Federal navigation channel and 6-foot-deep basin at Biddeford Pool, […]

  • 1 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Shoreline erosion has now reached Surfside Drive, the first road paralleling the ocean at Hueneme Beach. To help protect the street and inland property from flooding, officials at the City of Port Hueneme are proceeding with emergency shoreline protection by placing rock below the eroded scarp face of Surfside Drive. It is hoped that the […]

  • 26 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    City of Port Hueneme officials are seeking the assistance of Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District Commander Mark Toy and his senior staff to obtain emergency funding to restore the rapidly eroding Hueneme Beach. A May 14, 2013 meeting with Commander Toy will include officials from the Oxnard Harbor District, County of Ventura, Channel […]

  • 20 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) has selected the Archer Western-Alberici Joint Venture to provide Construction Management At-Risk (CMAR) services for the Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion Project. According to CPRA, the CMAR model integrates the construction contractor during the early design phase of the project to obtain input on cost, scheduling and constructability, which […]

  • 3 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans District, announced yesterday that it has updated the environmental and regulatory coordinated project plan (CPP) for the Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion. In accordance with Title 41 of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act, the CPP includes a comprehensive schedule for completing all environmental reviews and authorization decisions needed […]

  • 2 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Townsville City Council will conduct top-up sand renourishment works on Horseshoe Bay and Nelly Bay beaches this month as part of an ongoing program to combat erosion on the island. The Nelly Bay works will happen from June 6-10 and the Horseshoe Bay works will happen from June 13-17, reported the City Council. At Horseshoe Bay […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A major beach expansion is moving ahead in Galveston, representing the largest sand nourishment project to take place on the Texas Gulf Coast this summer. The project will use 725,000 cubic yards of sand dredged from the Galveston Ship Channel to create 20 blocks of additional beach along the island’s seawall between 61st and 81st streets. […]

  • 26 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing the Camp Ellis Beach Shoreline Damage Mitigation Project that will stabilize the shoreline at Camp Ellis Beach in Saco, Maine. The Corps, in partnership with the city of Saco, has prepared a Draft Feasibility Study and Environmental Assessment (FS/EA) that examines alternatives to prevent […]

  • 9 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Last night, Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) Executive Director, Michael Ellis, presented the Draft Fiscal Year 2019 Annual Plan at a public hearing in Belle Chasse, Louisiana. Southeastern Coastal parish residents and governing authorities were in attendance at the meeting, which is the first of three public hearings scheduled in Louisiana’s coastal zones. […]

  • 23 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, Texas General Land Office, Galveston Park Board of Trustees and the Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company representatives marked the completion of a major beach restoration project in Galveston last week. The project used 725,000 cubic yards of sand from the Galveston Ship Channel to create 20 […]

  • 27 June 2011

    The Cebu City Government wants a dialogue with three establishments in downtown Colon St. so these will stop encroaching on the drainage…   More info: sunstar By Elly T. Bolonos and Jujemay G. Awit [mappress] Source: sunstar, June 27, 2011

  • 19 April 2011

    Existing commercial fishing operations off the Otago coast could become unviable should Port Otago’s plan to dredge the harbour and dump…   By Ellie Constantine (odt) [mappress] Source: odt, April 19, 2011    

  • 26 August 2020
    Authorities & Government

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers commanding general, Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite has signed the Chief’s Reports for two flood damage reduction studies in the U.S. Virgin Islands. The signing of these reports for the Savan Gut Phase II and Turpentine Run projects, marks a crucial milestone and progresses the proposed projects to Congress […]

  • 8 July 2013

    At 813-feet long, 131-feet wide and 62,201 gross-registered tons, the Ellie Lady will have the distinction of being the largest oil tanker to ever dock at Port Everglades. Approximately 8.2 million gallons (195,000 barrels) of jet fuel will be offloaded at Port Everglades. Jet fuel coming through Port Everglades is used at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International […]

  • 4 February 2014

    Holland-based King Company Inc. has won the Grand Haven and Holland harbors dredging contracts, reports westport-news.com. These dredging programs, worth $657,500, are expected to commence in early April and the completion is scheduled for late May. Both projects are very important for the marine commerce there, said District engineer Lt. Col. Robert Ellis regarding this […]

  • 1 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, awards a contract for covering Renard Island, an inactive dredged material placement site located in Green Bay, Wis. The $1,909,300 contract was awarded to Peters Concrete Co., Green Bay, Wis. The firm will remove about 250,000 yards of clean sediment from the Bayport Confined Disposal Facility, CDF, […]

  • 9 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Working on behalf of the Environment Agency, Team Van Oord (TVO) is making excellent progress on a £2.4 million flood prevention scheme in Birmingham. The scheme at Selly Park South is one of four currently being carried out by TVO in the West Midlands – the others are in the town of Rugeley in Staffordshire, […]

  • 27 September 2011

    The American Society of Civil Engineers’ San Francisco Section recently announced its 2011 Engineering Excellence Awards. Winzler & Kelly…   [mappress] Source: marketwatch, September 27, 2011;

  • 27 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Beaches and dunes on Fire Island, New York, lost more than half of their pre-storm volume during Hurricane Sandy, leaving the area more vulnerable to future storms. While the damage and destruction on Fire Island was immediately evident after the storm, a new U.S. Geological Survey study released today is the first to quantify the […]

  • 14 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Falmouth Harbor Commissioners, the statutory body responsible for managing Falmouth Harbor, will be hosting its annual public meeting on Tuesday, 20th September, at 7 pm. The meeting, which will take place in the Learning Center at the National Maritime Museum Cornwall in Falmouth, is open to members of the public. During the meeting, Falmouth Harbor […]

  • 24 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Republic of Maldives’ President, Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, has inaugurated the new harbor in Nolhivaranfaru Island, South Thiladummadulu Atoll. During the ceremony the President unveiled the monuments placed to inaugurate the island’s new harbor. The Nolhivaranfaru Island’s harbor is 700 feet long and 250 feet wide. During this visit, the President also attended the […]

  • 22 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District partnered with the Galveston Park Board of Trustees to launch the implementation of the Sand Management Cost Shared Study. The district and the Galveston Park Board of Trustees pursued a sand management cost-shared study following the establishment of a partnership last year to develop a science-based sand […]

  • 26 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, has confirmed awarding the second Jacksonville Harbor Deepening contract (Contract B) to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company, LLC, of Oak Brook, Illinois. USACE awarded the base contract earlier this week in the amount of $113,167,400 with a total contract value of $209,813,750. Contract B will deepen […]

  • 22 August 2012

    Sturgeon Bay-based Roen Salvage Co. has won a $2.5 million contract to dredge Green Bay Harbor. According to doorcountydailynews.com, this work will involve dredging 161,000 cubic yards of shoaled material from the harbor and placing it in the Bayport Confined Disposal Facility. Lt. Col. Robert Ellis of Wilmington District, said: “This is an important harbor […]

  • 2 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Parks Victoria has announced the schedule for the maintenance dredging operations at Tankerton Jetty and San Remo, following natural sand build up which has created a hazard for recreational and commercial boat operators. Dredging at Tankerton is set for June 6 and the dredging works at San Remo Pier are expected to begin approximately 2-3 weeks later, […]