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  • 26 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Georgia Governor Nathan Deal yesterday announced the transfer of $4 million from the Governor’s Emergency Fund to the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency to fund critical and urgent restoration needs on Jekyll Island. “Due to Hurricanes Matthew and Irma, there is an immediate need for the rehabilitation of the rock revetment and restoration […]

  • 2 August 2017

    NY Governor Andrew M. Cuomo yesterday announced $2.5 million to increase the resiliency of the Sauquoit Creek through the construction of an innovative floodplain ‘bench’ that will store and slow floodwaters and protect downstream communities. In addition, the governor announced new coordinated state actions to help Mohawk River Basin communities hard hit by recent floods […]

  • 1 September 2010

    Although he would have liked to have seen emergency sand for Holiday Isle’s critically eroded beaches sooner, Guy Tadlock says that now is… (thedestinlog) [mappress] Source: thedestinlog, September 1, 2010;

  • 29 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced a plan for various small construction projects within the boundaries of the Great Lakes and Ohio River Division. The Huntington District Corps of Engineers intends to procure up to two indefinite delivery and indefinite quantity contracts for various small construction projects within the boundaries of the Great Lakes […]

  • 27 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Michigan State Senator Mike Green voted for Senate Bill 233, which will provide funding for dredging in the Great Lakes harbors and marinas. The federal Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund was established for this same purpose but no money has been forthcoming and diminishing water levels will soon cause an economic emergency if nothing is done. […]

  • 27 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District will host a public meeting regarding the Final Design for the Braddock Bay Restoration Project on May 7, 2015, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Town of Greece Town Hall, Greece, New York. The purpose of the meeting will be to present the final design […]

  • 12 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The dredger “McFarland” recently cruised down the Elizabeth River in Norfolk, Virginia. The “Mac” is one of four U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ hopper dredgers. It conducts emergency and national defense dredging as well as planned projects in the Delaware River and Bay. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, May 12, 2014

  • 20 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Vale, a Brazilian mining company, is moving ahead with emergency projects to implement measures for containing the tailings coming from Dam I of the Córrego do Feijão Mine, located in Brumadinho, Minas Gerais, Brazil.  In Section 1 of the plan, in the affected 10-km stretch that extends from Dam 1 to the Paraopeba River, running […]

  • 9 January 2012

    The Shaw Group Inc. today announced it has been awarded an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract to provide nationwide environmental and restoration services for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Louisville District. The scope of work includes munitions response and hazardous, toxic and radioactive waste project services. Shaw will perform remedial investigations and actions, environmental analysis […]

  • 1 February 2011

    An emergency beach project that will bring 133,000 cubic yards of sand to the north end next year won’t begin until Feb. 21 at the earliest…   By Kurt Schultheis (yourobserver) [mappress] Source: yourobserver, February 1, 2011;

  • 24 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The North Carolina Towns of Pine Knoll Shores, Emerald Isle, and Indian Beach have applied for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Public Assistance funding through the North Carolina Emergency Management Agency (NCEMA) as sub-recipients. “Under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), federal actions must be reviewed and evaluated for feasible alternatives and for social, economic, […]

  • 18 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in cooperation with the City of Lander, will hold an open house on Tuesday, December 19, to gather public input on preliminary alternatives currently being evaluated to reduce flood risk and improve public safety along the Popo Agie River and Dickinson Creek. The meeting will take place from 5:30-7 […]

  • 15 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced recently that a $15 million Army contract has been awarded for emergency dredging and beach nourishment for the Fire Island Inlet and Shore Westerly to Jones Inlet. Schumer and Gillibrand successfully secured approval from the Army Corps to begin this multi-purpose project which will provide much-needed […]

  • 30 October 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District is seeking eligible businesses to provide for the emergent support requirements and the yearly maintenance and overhaul/dry-docking of the USACE Trailing Suction Hopper Dredge YAQUINA. YAQUINA has Overall Length of 200 ft, a Beam of 58 ft, a Normal Light Draft Aft of 10 ft 3 inches […]

  • 24 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, has completed work responding to a request for assistance from the Shoalwater Bay Indian Tribe to help with the tribe’s efforts to repair a flood risk reduction berm near Tokeland, Washington. Crews have been onsite since December 19 conducting 24-hour operations working on both the low tide […]

  • 8 April 2014

    Konecranes introduces its first product especially developed for the emerging markets – the BOXHUNTER container handling crane. The product is a completely new type of RTG that will give the company access to a new market segment. The launch is the first step in one of Konecranes’ main strategies – developing new mid-priced products especially […]

  • 1 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Emergency managers, public officials and industry executives will meet at the University of Houston on Friday, August 3, to discuss the latest updates on disaster preparations, loss mitigation and rapid recovery in the face of hurricanes and other storms. The Hurricanes, Major Disasters, Coastal Protection and Rapid Recovery in Texas and the Gulf Coast Region […]

  • 17 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Water Resources (DWR) has completed dismantling an emergency drought barrier that spanned West False River between Jersey and Bradford islands. The barrier was erected in May and June to prevent saltwater from pushing with the tides into the central Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta from San Francisco Bay. It was an essential part of DWR’s […]

  • 1 May 2012

    South Carolina’s Blue Ribbon Committee on Shoreline Management will meet today at 9:30 a.m. at the State House Senate Chambers, third floor conference room, 1100 Gervais Street in Columbia. The meeting agenda includes continued committee discussion regarding the issuance of emergency orders and the use of sandbags to protect coastal property. There will be a […]

  • 25 September 2012

    The Collier County Tourist Development Council has approved an emergency beach renourishment project. According to nbc-2.com, this $17.5 million project will focus on the eroded areas of Vanderbilt and Naples beaches. County officials say they will commence the project after turtle nesting season. The beach renourishment will be complete in 2013. [mappress] Dredging Today Staff, […]

  • 14 January 2010
    Project & Tenders

    AVALON — A major emergency beach fill project that may result in more than 1 million cubic yards of sand being placed on beaches here and Sea Isle City this spring took a major step forward on Friday, Jan. 8. [mappress] Source:capemaycountyherald,January 13,2010;

  • 6 October 2011

    Mundra Port and Special Economic Zone, India’s largest private port, has emerged as the sole bidder for Chennai port’s Rs 3,680-crore mega… By Ruchika Chitravanshi & T E Narasimhan (business-standard) [mappress] Source: business-standard, October 6, 2011;

  • 9 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) last week announced additional work that they plan to accomplish with the funding provided for disaster recovery in Public Law 115-123, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, signed into law February 9, 2018.  Among other things, Public Law 115-123 provided $17.398 billion for disaster recovery in six appropriations […]

  • 6 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Christie Administration has won an appeal with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) that will provide more time and Federal funds to complete the dredging of State channels clogged with sand and silt by Superstorm Sandy. “This victory will improve the safety of New Jersey’s navigable coastal waterways for recreational and commercial boating and […]

  • 28 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Indian Infrastructure Magazine is organizing its sixteenth annual conference on ‘Ports in India: New Projects & Initiatives; Opportunities & Challenges’, on January 29-30, 2019 at The ITC Maratha, Mumbai. The mission of the conference is to analyse the key trends and developments in the port sector, discuss the impact and progress under key government […]

  • 24 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Office of Public Works (OPW) will provide €456,000 to fund interim emergency coastal erosion measures in Portrane, set to begin this week, said Fingal County Council in its latest release.  The funding towards the installation of 380 ‘Seabee’ reinforced concrete units along the beach above the Mean High Water Level has been announced by Minister […]