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  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On December 21, with the completion of a project in Westhampton, NY, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers North Atlantic Division finished its last of 25 emergency beach repair projects authorized after Hurricane Sandy. This effort, funded under the Corps’ Flood Control and Coastal Emergency (FC&CE) program, served to repair and restore coastal storm risk […]

  • 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;

  • 29 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    California Conservation Corps members practice filling sandbags to flood fight a simulated levee boil during a flood emergency exercise October 22, 2014, on Twitchell Island in Isleton, California. The annual exercise, led by the California Department of Water Resources in conjunction with the Sacramento County Office of Emergency Services and Reclamation District 1601, is designed […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    N.C. Dept. of Environment and Natural Resources Secretary John Skvarla yesterday authorized the issuance of an emergency Coastal Area Management Act Major Permit to conduct agitation dredging at the Port of Morehead City. Although the Port is authorized to maintain a water depth of 38 feet through the use of hydraulic dredging, a docking facility at […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, will begin emergency dredging operations at Oregon Inlet today to remove the shoaling that has been obstructing the federal channel passage for commercial fishing vessels. The side cast dredge MERRITT will, once again, try to open the channel at the navigation span of the Bonner Bridge. Recent […]

  • 18 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    With current water levels in Lake Michigan and Lake Huron at all-time lows – and levels in lakes Michigan, Huron and St. Clair expected to continue dropping – the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced that the Michigan State Waterways Commission (MSWC) has adopted an emergency dredging plan that will provide zero-match grant funding opportunities […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 February 2013

    U.S. Representative Candice Miller  made the following comments commending Michigan Governor Rick Snyder on his announced Emergency Dredging Strategy. Miller said: “Many of the communities that dot the shores of the Great Lakes are facing a crisis due to record low lake levels which without dredging could put the upcoming boating season and their economies […]

  • 23 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, has just released a couple of photos of the FEMA funded emergency dredging operation in the West Fork of the San Jacinto River. “We faced some recent delays due to weather and dredge assembly but the dredge is on station and is now removing debris to help reduce flood risks,” said Alton […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 December 2009

    OCEAN CITY — As one major storm passed over the town of Ocean City last weekend, resort officials were putting the finishing touches on plans to clean up the damage left behind from last month’s storm that hit Ocean City square in the face… Source:mdcoastdispatch,December 25,2009;

  • 20 May 2011

    Even as work on the long-stalled Hernando Beach Channel dredge finally restarted with a test run Thursday afternoon, new questions have aris… By Barbara Behrendt (tampabay) [mappress] Source: tampabay, May 20, 2011;

  • 13 August 2010

    One day before the scheduled start of further river dredging works today, the Cabinet yesterday approved the establishment of a $30 million… By Andre Bagoo newsday [mappress] Source: newsday, August 13, 2010;

  • 5 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Thousands of Bicolanos will have a job for at least six months this year as the Department of Labor and Employment-Bicol announced today that it will be hiring workers from all over the region starting this month. “Yes, everybody will have a chance to have a decent job this 2014,” said DOLE-Bicol Regional Director Nathaniel […]

  • 28 December 2011

    The Jakarta public works agency has prepared Rp 1 billion (US$110,000) to overcome problems related to floods in Pondok Labu, South Jakarta. The agency will use the funds to widen and dredge the Krukut river, to build a 9,000 square meter dam and to make a 300-meter-long dike. The agency’s deputy head Novizal convinced residents […]

  • 1 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, has coordinated for emergency dredging of the Ocean City Inlet and Harbor Federal Navigation Channel to begin Friday. The dredging is in response to reports by mariners of shoaling in the inlet caused by the winter storm that struck Ocean City in late January. This emergency dredging […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, awarded contracts to build temporary emergency levees in Fargo, N.D. On April 18, the St. Paul District, Corps of Engineers awarded two contracts for the Fargo area. H&S Contracting Inc. and Tunheim Construction LLC, both of Moorhead, Minn., were awarded contracts to build to a levee […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    On 26th December 2015, the city of Leeds was hit by significant flood event, with waters in the River Aire reaching levels 1.2 m above the previously recorded high. The BAM Nuttall team visited Leeds at the peak of the floods and during the inspection it was discovered that the by-wash channel at Knostrop lock, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Three Southwest Michigan harbors are scheduled to receive an emergency dredging program, reports wsjm.com. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources Emergency Dredging Plan, worth around US$1.5 million, includes: – $1 million for the New Buffalo Municipal Marina dredging; – $436,000 for the South Haven Municipal Marina dredging; – $105,000 for the St. Joseph West Basin […]

  • 14 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Legislation to provide funding for emergency dredging projects in Michigan waterways was approved yesterday by the House Appropriations Committee, announced committee Chair Joe Haveman. Senate Bill 233 provides $21 million for public harbor dredging at 49 locations statewide. The funding was added to an annual supplemental appropriation from the Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund (MNRTF) […]