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  • 19 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush, Galveston Park Board, City of Galveston officials and parts of the Federal Emergency Management Agency yesterday celebrated the completion of the largest beach nourishment project in TX history. Ribbon cutting ceremony for the $19.5 million Galveston nourishment project, which started back in January and is now complete, was held at […]

  • 2 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Indian Infrastructure magazine has just announced that their 8th annual conference on ‘Dredging in India’ will take place on September 6-7, at The ITC Maratha, Mumbai. In the past few years, dredging has emerged as a distinct industry in itself. The industry is being driven largely by the growing dredging requirements at Indian ports […]

  • 5 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Florida Coastal Office’s Florida Coastal Management Program (FCMP) recently welcomed more than 100 attendees at its second annual meeting to expand partnerships and discuss local coastal management issues in Northeast Florida. The theme of this year’s meeting was Strong Local Communities, with an emphasis on risk reduction and preparedness. The agenda featured guest speakers from state […]

  • 4 December 2009

    OC emergency dune repair planned in next 30-60 days OCEAN CITY — Resort officials say shoreline damage caused by the mid-November nor’easter will double the estimated cost of Ocean City’s 2010 beach replenishment effort from $10 million to about $20 million… Source: Delmarvanow, December 3, 2009;

  • 9 October 2012

    “A lack of maintenance at Sunset Marina is a threat to the future of the popular harbor,” Rock Island city leaders said. According to kwqc.com, the water has become so shallow that some of the docks are sitting at the bottom of the lake instead of floating. The last time the marina entrance was dredged […]

  • 21 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Belmar Beach replenishment program is currently underway. This project is part of an emergency shore protection project which will repair and restore previously constructed beach erosion control and storm damage reduction projects throughout the region affected by Hurricane Sandy. Once completed, the greater protective barrier between the coastal communities and the ocean will reduce […]

  • 20 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    MP Henry Bellingham saw for himself last week the emergency repairs carried out by the Environment Agency to shingle flood banks at Heacham and Snettisham. He toured the damaged sea defences at Shepherds Port, Snettisham and Heacham Dam with the Agency’s area manager Julie Foley and operations staff. The importance of the shingle bank as […]

  • 14 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, is seeking comments for the proposed maintenance dredging of the lower Kennebec River. According to the announcement, USACE calls for emergency maintenance dredging of portions of the Federal navigation project in the lower Kennebec River, between Phippsburg and Bath, Maine. The emergency dredging is needed to provide safe […]

  • 16 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District will host a public meeting regarding the Braddock Bay Restoration Project, October 22, 2014, from 6:30pm to 8:30pm at the Town of Greece Town Hall. The purpose of the meeting will be to present the results of the Braddock Bay Restoration Feasibility Study, the current status […]

  • 11 October 2011
    Business & Finance

    BEML Limited, the premier Public Sector Company under the Ministry of Defence, engaged in the manufacture and supply of equipment to Core Sectors of economy viz., Mining and Construction, Rail & Metro, Defence & Aerospace, Trading and e-Engineering has forayed into Dredging business. To exploit the emerging opportunities in the Dredging business on account of […]

  • 18 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Charles E. Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand announced 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 dredging […]

  • 3 December 2012

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced that the Army Corps of Engineers beach replenishment project in Monmouth Beach is now underway. The $8.5 million allocated for this project was awarded as a result of a request by Congressman Pallone in order to protect the area from the devastating effects of storms like Hurricane Sandy. A […]

  • 3 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    Mampaey Offshore Industries has developed and delivered the first iMSL Small Scale system for the world’s first LNG-powered trailing suction hopper dredgers (TSHD) Minerva and Scheldt River. The transfer of the liquefied natural gas from ships required a linked ESD system to ensure a controlled shutdown of the transfer operation in the case of a detected […]

  • 8 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Two hopper dredges that were deployed to Florida to support emergency beach renourishment work at USACE’s Jacksonville District in March 2020 are returning to NY and NJ to complete previously contracted work, informs the Corps’ New York District. The B.E. LINDHOLM arrived at Fire Island on May 6 and is completing final preparations to begin […]

  • 26 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    New York’s Congressman Lee Zeldin today joined Commanding General of the USACE Headquarters, Lieutenant General Todd Semonite, and New York District’s USACE Commander, Colonel Thomas Asbery, as they surveyed Smith Point County Park, following the emergency dredge of Moriches Inlet and the Long Island Intracoastal Waterway. An upcoming major milestone will be LTG Semonite’s final approval […]

  • 1 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has identified short-term Natural Disaster Recovery Activities to be accomplished with a portion of 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 provides $17.398 billion to USACE for disaster […]

  • 10 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Members from the USACE, Buffalo District, conducted an inspection of the construction activities associated with the Braddock Bay Ecosystem Restoration Project on January 29, 2016. Along with representatives from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) and State University of New York Brockport, the Buffalo District team met with the contractor, Wesson Group […]

  • 5 November 2012

    The Borough of Avalon will receive a significant beach fill project during the winter that will result in at least 140,000 cubic yards of sand being placed on the north end beaches from 9th Street south to 20th Street. If extra options are available to the borough for the project, a total of 190,000 cubic […]

  • 7 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Sen. Goeff Hansen, R-Hart, testifies Wednesday before the Senate Appropriations Committee in support of Senate Bill 233, which authorizes funding for emergency harbor dredging projects throughout Michigan. Recently, Michigan Senate Outdoor Recreation and Tourism Committee Chairman Sen. Hansen, addresses the media at a press conference announcing the Senate’s plans to develop both short- and long-term […]

  • 8 October 2012

    Last week, the Jawaharlal Nehru Port sources confirmed that the DP World has emerged as the lone bidder for the Rs 600-crore JN Port container terminal. It has offered 27.09 per cent revenue share for the project, whose cost was estimated at Rs 600 crore a few years back, according to sources. The Hindu Business […]

  • 22 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Corps of Engineers has introduced a plan for emergency dredging at the Charleroi-Monessen Bridge on the Monongahela River. The general scope of work includes: – furnishing all necessary floating plant equipment, – labor works, and – supplies to perform work consisting of channel dredging. The period of performance will be 40 calendar days. The […]

  • 22 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The State of North Carolina and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have announced an additional $2.9 million to reimburse expenses to restore hurricane- and tropical storm-related beach damage. The funds include reimbursing the replacement of beach sand in the Village of Bald Head Island, NC. Hurricane Florence’s storm surge damaged the coastal community’s beach […]

  • 15 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The New South Wales’ Shoalhaven City Council has continued works to create a pilot channel along the northern alignment of Lake Conjola, as identified in the Lake Conjola Interim Entrance Management Policy. “This continued work follows on from works just prior to Christmas, where a preparatory channel was established to meet any emergency scenarios that […]

  • 27 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    A year after the major incident officially came to an end Somerset County Council is this week celebrating the incredible response to last year’s flooding on the Levels and Moors.  The widespread flooding was classified a ‘major incident’ between 24 January and the end of March last year. It is thought nearly 150 homes were […]

  • 24 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Flood risk researchers, policy-makers and practitioners from across the world met at FLOODrisk 2016 in Lyon, France, from 17-21 October to share experience and progress made in flood risk research, policy and management practice. The conference included contributions from a variety of national, European and international flood-related initiatives, including the European Flood Directive, as well […]

  • 24 August 2011

    U.S. Congressman Charles W. Boustany, Jr., MD (R-South Louisiana) announced the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) declared several parishes in Louisiana, including St. Landry, St. Martin and St. Mary, disaster areas in the wake of recent flooding. “This declaration guarantees the required aid will promptly reach Louisiana,” Boustany said. “The Mississippi and Atchafalaya Rivers put […]