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  • 2 September 2020
    Business development, Infrastructure

    The Oceanside emergency dredging project is scheduled to take place as planned, starting Tuesday, September 8, the City of Oceanside Harbor, CA, said in their latest announcement. The Army Corps of Engineers awarded the contract to Manson Construction and funding for the 180,000 cubic yards was approved. Lot 12 will be closed for the duration […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    A project has kicked-off in London that will create artificial storms to help predict worst-case scenarios for coastal flooding, National Oceanography Center (NOC) just announced. Using computer models to make real storms more extreme, this NOC led project will help inform the planning of coastal defenses and emergency response. NOC Professor, Kevin Horsburgh, said: “The worst case […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    State Rep. Gretchen Driskell (D-Saline) voted Wednesday in favor of Senate Bill 233, a bill that would fund more than 70 different projects around the state. The bill also funds 49 emergency dredging projects. The bill passed 107-3. “This money will go toward parks and other natural sites across Michigan, improving many of our communities,” […]

  • 8 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Legislation that would create a partnership between marina owners, private lenders and the state to assist in emergency dredging was introduced in the Michigan Senate on Thursday, said sponsor Sen. Jack Brandenburg. Senate Bill 252 would create a loan program that would enable marinas to pay a low interest rate on loans for emergency dredging […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Collier County will close the Clam Pass Park in the next couple of days for the emergency dredging project in the Clam Bay Natural Resource Protection Area. The Clam Pass Park and the public beach south of Clam Pass will be closed starting Monday, April 4, to Friday, April 8, so that workers from Energy Resources may start the […]

  • 27 April 2010

    Saugatuck, MI — The entrance to Saugatuck’s harbor has become dangerously shallow this spring, jeopardizing the tourist community’s economy and prompting the city to ask for emergency dredging. The funds, though, aren’t there. “We know there’s a shoal there,” said Tom O’Brien, area engineer of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers… [mappress] Source:hollandsentinel,April 27,2010;

  • 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 […]

  • 13 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Emergency dredging works involving the removal of silt and debris from the port entrance have been successfully completed, the Port of Workington said in its latest announcement. Two dredgers were employed from January to April to remove the estimated 100,000 m³ of material washed down by the River Derwent. The cost of the dredging works amounted to […]

  • 3 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Member for Terrigal, Mr Adam Crouch, has announced that emergency dredging works on the Ettalong Channel started last week (June 25). “The NSW Government has committed to substantial emergency dredging of the Ettalong Channel to ensure it is safe and accessible for all waterway users,” said Mr Crouch. According to him, this $660,000 project […]

  • 25 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    State Rep. Paul Muxlow announced his support and optimism at the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) 2013 Emergency Dredging Plan which includes more than $1.5 million of funding for Blue Water and Huron lakeshore harbors. The plan includes a proposal of Grants-in-Aid of $71,995 each for the Port Huron River Street and Fort Street […]

  • 4 July 2011

      A leading member of the Chamber of Commerce is calling on the States to modernise Jersey’s harbour…   (BBC) [mappress] Source: BBC, July 4, 2011;

  • 22 June 2011

    Water in the Atchafalaya River is going down about two inches a day. Officials said on Tuesday it was six feet and eight inches high, but as the water fades away sediment is… By Melissa Hawkes (katc) [mappress] Source: katc, June 22, 2011

  • 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 […]

  • 3 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Roy Blunt (Mo.) and Tom Harkin (Iowa) joined a bipartisan group of 15 of their Senate colleagues in a letter to President Barack Obama calling for “action by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to prevent an economic calamity in the center of our nation.” Specifically, the lawmakers are urging the president to […]

  • 2 September 2013

    An extra £3 million has been made available for Scottish fishing harbours that were damaged by the storms late last year. The storms, which were caused by an unusual combination of south easterly gales, low pressures and high tides, were described as the worst in decades and caused damage across Scotland. The additional £3 million […]

  • 3 May 2010

    SAUGATUCK — A deposit of sand and silt — called a shoal — has built up at the mouth of the Kalamazoo River in Saugatuck shrinking the… [mappress] Source: mlive, May 3, 2010;

  • 8 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Senate on Thursday approved a bill that will provide funding for recommended Natural Resources Trust Fund (NRTF) projects and an emergency plan to dredge Michigan harbors, said Sen. Darwin Booher, sponsor of the measure. Booher said the bill will provide more than $2.3 million in funding for nine NRTF projects and more than […]

  • 31 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Colliers International Chief Economist and thought leader K.C. Conway highlighted the S.C. Ports Authority as an emerging dominant port in the East during a conference call focusing on bright spots and blind spots for the nation’s ports. Conway’s comments were discussed on a Stifel Financial Corporation conference call during which Conway emphasized that state support […]

  • 26 February 2010

    AVALON–While coastal storms continue to pound on already battered beaches, Avalon and Sea Isle City are moving forward on an emergency beach fill project. The Avalon Borough Council awarded a contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company of Illinois for it’s bid of $10.406 million. [mappress] Source:nbc,February 26,2010;