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  • 22 June 2020
    Infrastructure

    Emergency repairs began at Morgan Shoal, a section of the Lake Michigan shoreline between 47th and 51 streets, and will continue until the end of June, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Chicago District informs. The contractor, SYTE Corporation, is currently installing armor stone and pre-cast concrete blocks to protect against shoreline erosion caused by […]

  • 2 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Representatives Angie Craig, Betty McCollum and Ron Kind have successfully secured emergency funding for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) to address the impacts of this spring’s devastating floods along the Mississippi River. The funding was disbursed in response to a letter they sent in September pushing the Office of Management and Budget […]

  • 28 October 2019
    Business & Finance

     The Lake Worth Inlet is undergoing an emergency dredging in order to remove sand shoals from the inlet that caused draft restrictions at the Port of Palm Beach. According to the port, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has contracted a dredge that was undergoing work in Jacksonville, FL. “Right now we have a […]

  • 31 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, began repairs to the damaged portion of the Buffalo South Breakwater last Friday (July 26). As USACE reported, the project will repair 625 feet out of the 1,000 feet of the damaged breakwater. Since its creation, the Buffalo South breakwater has been protecting the shoreline by dissipating […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    An emergency coastal restoration project at Lido Beach in the City of Sarasota, FL, is now complete, City Manager Tom Barwin said in his latest weekly newsletter. Last week, the contractors Coastal Dredging Corp. wrapped up dredging portion of the project, recycling approximately 205,000 cubic yards of sand accretions from the New Pass area to restore […]

  • 20 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    The USACE’s New York District has announced the completion of the emergency restoration of the Atlantic Ocean’s Gilgo Feeder Beach in the Town of Babylon, Long Island, to restore coastal storm risk reduction measures that reduce the risk of barrier island breaches and protect critical infrastructure. The work restored the beach that protects the undermining of Ocean […]

  • 20 November 2018
    Business & Finance

     Pumping and dredging works have begun for the Lido Beach emergency renourishment project, the City of Sarasota, FL, said in its latest announcement.  The work will be proceeding from the north end of the public beach area to the south over the next 90 days, according to the update. The emergency renourishment program, conducted […]

  • 8 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, has begun emergency dredging of Moriches Inlet navigation channel to remove hazardous shoals, a shallow formation of sand that is a navigation or grounding hazard to U.S. Coast Guard and recreational vessels, following a series of Nor’easters from March 2018. These conditions have created a safety […]

  • 14 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S Army Corps of Engineers contractors are busy constructing a staging area for the FEMA funded emergency dredging and debris removal along the West Fork of the San Jacinto River near Kingwood, Texas. Last week, over 150 trucks begin moving in floating barges and 24 inch diameter High Density Polyethylene Pipes, reported the Corps. […]

  • 26 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen has issued the following statement after the Senate passed fiscal year (FY) 2019 funding legislation for the Energy and Water Development, Legislative Branch and Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Subcommittees. “This funding bill includes a number of important objectives for New Hampshire communities, from ensuring emergency dredging at Hampton […]

  • 21 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    NSW Lands Minister Paul Toole visited Ettalong today to announce that the government would contribute a quarter of a million dollars towards emergency works. Commenting the latest news, Adam Crouch MP – Member for Terrigal, said: “About 20,000 cubic meters of sediment will be dredged, costing around $250,000. Hydrographic surveys will be carried out by […]

  • 21 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, announced last Friday the advertisement for bid invitations for emergency dredging near the West Fork of the San Jacinto River. As USACE reported, the Government has a requirement to dredge and remove shoal material within the West Fork of the San Jacinto River from Interstate 69 to the […]

  • 10 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Great progress has been made with the emergency repairs of the Southsea Common promenade, reports the Southsea Coastal Scheme. “We’ve have placed the concrete behind the sheet piles, which consisted of 44m³ (100t) of reinforced material. This has been placed at a level beneath the existing promenade level to allow Colas to resurface and reinstate the […]

  • 9 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Emergency dredging operations have been wrapped up in the ports of Barbate and Conil, south of Cadiz, Agencia Publica de Puertos de Andalucia (APPA) said in their latest release.  Commenting the recently completed project, APPA Managing Director, Mariela Fernandez-Bermejo, said that around 20,290 cubic meters of sand were removed from these areas, restoring the entrance channels of both ports and responding […]

  • 25 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, is requesting input from industry and others parties for an upcoming emergency dredging of the San Jacinto River. According to the Corps, the Government has a requirement to dredge and remove shoal material within the West Fork of the San Jacinto River from Interstate 69 to the confluence […]

  • 5 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    An emergency dredging project at the Ponce de Leon Inlet area is set to begin this weekend, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District said in their latest announcement.  The U.S. Coast Guard and USACE officials have received reports of extreme shoaling and groundings in two areas of Ponce de Leon Inlet. According to […]

  • 16 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Lee Zeldin has once again called on the Army Corps to undertake an immediate emergency dredging of the Long Island Intracoastal Waterway, Moriches Inlet, and Moriches Bay. Following his previous letter (February 17) to Colonel Thomas D. Asbery, Commander New York District, Congressman Zeldin has sent another one, calling for the emergency dredging of the waterways. “After […]

  • 16 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Senator John Hoeven recently hosted a two-day workshop in Minot with the Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA), as well as financial and philanthropic experts, to find creative funding solutions and help advance comprehensive flood protection for the Souris River Valley. This effort comes as the result of Hoeven’s meeting with FEMA Administrator Brock Long in […]

  • 16 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Town of Hilton Head Island announced yesterday the completion of the South Island Emergency Beach Fill project. According to the town, at about 9:30 AM on November 15, 2017, crews from Marinex Construction completed all planned sand placement activities including the extension of the project from East Beach Lagoon Drive to near Duck Hawk Road. In coming […]

  • 13 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District, is doing everything to keep the pool navigable at Dam 52, Brookport, Illinois. According to the Corps latest update on the river closure at Locks and Dam 52, USACE has constructed a rock dike around a portion of the Dam and is doing everything possible to get the dam operational. The short […]

  • 15 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District, announced the initiation of emergency regulatory permitting procedures in response to conditions resulting from possible erosion and storm damage associated with Hurricane Irma in South Carolina that will last until March 18, 2018. “Any resident of South Carolina that feels they have an emergency situation as a […]

  • 8 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, announced yesterday that it has authority to issue alternative/emergency permitting procedures in response to conditions resulting from Hurricane Irma and recent heavy rains in south Florida. According to the Corps, these alternate procedures will be effective for a six-month period. The alternative/emergency procedures are used to authorize […]

  • 4 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Hilton Head Island has just released the latest update on their beach renourishment project, saying that approximately 100,000 cubic yards of sand have been placed along 4,000 feet of shoreline so far. Sand placement activities between Green Winged Teal Road and Brown Pelican Road, conducted by the contractor Marinex Construction, were completed a […]

  • 25 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Port Macquarie-Hastings Council is currently looking at options to conduct emergency foreshore works at the Lake Cathie Foreshore Reserve, including seeking emergency funding to address the immediate erosion issues to protect the reserve. The council is aware of the major erosion impacting Lake Cathie Foreshore Reserve, as the result of recent high seas and […]

  • 28 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Preliminary activities associated with the South Island Emergency Beach Fill Project are set to start in the upcoming weeks, the Town of Hilton Head Island said in its latest release. In particular, pre-project surveys of both the beach and offshore borrow sites will be conducted, the town said. Both land and water based survey crews […]

  • 13 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Emergency dredging work on the Ettalong Channel, set to remove about 5000 cubic meters of sand from the waterway, is officially underway at the southern end of Lobster Beach. “Further to my announcement on Friday, the emergency dredging being funded by the NSW State Government has commenced as scheduled today,” said Terrigal state Liberal MP Adam Crouch […]

  • 20 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Louisiana’s Governor John Bel Edwards yesterday signed an emergency proclamation declaring the Louisiana Coast in a state of crisis and emergency. The emergency proclamation will be sent to President Donald Trump and members of Congress as a necessary means of raising the national profile of this crisis and expediting priority restoration projects with the level […]

  • 20 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dutra Group of San Rafael (CA) has completed emergency repairs to the Tyler Island levee in South Sacramento County. For the last couple of days, the company was working around the clock to patch the breech and rebuild and strengthen the levee. The Sacramento County Office of Emergency Service on Monday, February 13, 2017, advised the residents of […]