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  • 27 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Two years ago in 2012, Hurricane Sandy struck the northeastern United States and went down in history as one of the most destructive storms on record, damaging homes and businesses and causing billions of dollars in damage to vital infrastructure, electrical power transmission, transportation and water and sewage facilities. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineer […]

  • 22 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    On Monday, the Pelican Bay Services Division approved the Clam Pass dredging plans. On December 11, 2012, the Board of County Commissioners (BCC) clarified and reaffirmed that the Pelican Bay Services Division has the responsibility for advising the County on dredging and maintaining Clam Pass and for managing such activities for the County. Two weeks […]

  • 28 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    A meeting for Wainui residents to discuss upcoming works as part of the Wainui Beach Erosion Management Strategy will be held on Sunday, 30 July, the Gisborne District Council said in its latest announcement. Planned works are for sand push-ups to facilitate dune repair for suitable areas of Wainui Beach and rock wall improvements at […]

  • 6 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The third annual APM Terminals Sustainability Report was released, detailing continued progress in safety performance and the reduction of the environmental impact of the APM Terminals Global Terminal Network, and introducing a set of Community Investment Guidelines in recognition of the powerful influences that significant new investment and operations can have on local populations. These […]

  • 23 July 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are scheduled to begin dredging of the Indiana Harbour and Ship Canal on September 4, i.e., in six week time, East Chicago Community news site informs. The dredging project, which encompasses removal of 400,000 cubic yards of polluted sediment from the waterways on annual basis, comes after 40 years […]

  • 12 July 2012

    Positioned as the new Asian gateway and one of the fastest growing economies in the world, Sri Lankas maritime and logistics initiatives will be given another boost from the inauguration of Sri Lanka Ports, Trade and Logistics two day Conference and Exhibition which ended at the Hilton Hotel Colombo, recently. The conference supported by Sri […]

  • 9 February 2012

    Congressman John Tierney announced that $3.5 million in federal funds will be used to make emergency repairs to the south jetty along Plum Island. The funds resulted from the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, which Congressman Tierney supported and which became law in December. “With this $3.5 million in federal funds, the Army Corps of Engineers […]

  • 25 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Ministry of Waterways and Environment of Fiji has commissioned emergency dredging works of the Nakauvadra River in Rakiraki in a deal that will see the removal of all the soil by the contractor without Government having to pay for the works, The Fiji Times reports.  Commenting the latest news, Minister Dr. Mahendra Reddy described […]

  • 11 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District has just announced that the repair works are continuing on their oceangoing hopper dredger McFarland at the Colonna’s Shipyard in Norfolk, Virginia. According to USACE, these works involve drydocking, hull painting, pump repairs, steel replacement and a number of other repairs and general maintenance. Designed by the […]

  • 29 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    A draft environmental assessment for repairs to Missouri River levee unit L-550 near Langdon in Atchison County, Missouri is currently available for public review. The draft EA evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing damage within a drainage ditch located between L-550 and Rock Creek caused by high precipitation events in 2015 and 2016. Repairs are […]

  • 18 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    ABT Associates/Kresge Foundation has released a new report called “Climate Adaptation: The State of Practice in U.S. Communities”.   The report included a visit to Avalon, New Jersey as Senior Analyst Alexis St. Juliana met with Avalon Mayor Martin Pagliughi, Avalon Business Administrator Scott Wahl, and Avalon Deputy Emergency Management Director Harry DeButts to discuss beach […]

  • 2 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Department of Water Resources’ project to dismantle an emergency drought barrier that has spanned West False River between Jersey and Bradford islands since June is well underway. The barrier was erected to block salt water from pushing into the central Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta from San Francisco Bay. The Delta’s water is used by 25 million Californians, […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator Jack Reed recently joined with officials from Westerly, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), and the Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) to announce over $1 million to help dredge Winnapaug Pond and revitalize its ecosystem. The NRCS project will help restore habitat and remove approximately 70,600 […]

  • 3 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, is scheduled an informational meeting on the draft Flagler County Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Study for Wednesday February 5, at the Emergency Operations Center, in the Flagler County Government Center at 1769 East Moody Boulevard (S.R. 100), Bunnell. The 30-day comment period on the study began January […]

  • 18 September 2012

    During the Emerging Kerala summit, the Vizhinjam International Port Project has received proposals from British firms for the dredging and breakwater construction work. A senior port official stated: “We are satisfied with the responses we have got, and will consider this proposal after inviting global tenders to construct the super structure of the port.“ According […]

  • 31 July 2013

    The Ocean City Community Association will meet 9:15 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 7 at the Ocean City Library, 1735 Simpson Ave., to discuss back bay dredging, coastal cottages, and emergency response team, with presentations by City Councilman Antwan McClellan, retired Ocean City detective Scott Morgan and retired Philadelphia firefighter Jerry Bonner. OCCA members and prospective members […]

  • 9 July 2013

    U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer and New York City Councilman James S. Oddo urged the Army Corps of Engineers to secure a source for the sand necessary to implement the Midland Beach emergency storm protection project. In May, Schumer and Oddo pushed the Army Corps of Engineers and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to […]

  • 13 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    New structural and nonstructural solutions could better protect the Houston-Galveston region from the impact of hurricanes and severe storms, according to a research paper by energy, engineering and environmental law experts at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy.  The paper, “Legal Issues in Hurricane Damage Risk Abatement,” examines various alternatives for mitigating floods and […]

  • 19 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District awarded a $36.9 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge Dock, LLC of Oak Brook, Illinois to place approximately 1.1 million cubic yards of sand at Keansburg, New Jersey as part of an emergency shore protection project affected by Hurricane Sandy. The contract is part of the […]

  • 9 August 2012

    The Borough of Avalon will receive a major beach fill project in fall 2012. This renourishment project will be fully funded by the United States Army Corps of Engineers to restore beaches that were damaged by the August, 2011 arrival of Hurricane Irene along the New Jersey coastline. The beach fill project is expected to […]

  • 17 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    State and federal agencies led discussions on Mohawk River flooding and flood mitigation strategies during a public forum in Herkimer County, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced. The forum consisted of two panel discussions with presentations on flooding along the Mohawk River, flood responses, floodplain management requirements and flood mitigation. The […]

  • 12 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Caminada Headland Back Barrier Marsh Creation – Increment 2 (BA-193) project is moving into the next phase, officials announced on the CWPPRA website. The project entails dredging suitable marsh fill material from designated offshore borrow areas to create an eight mile long stretch of marsh. During the works, dredged material from the Gulf of […]

  • 30 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) granted $3 million to San Mateo County to improve the Colma Creek Flood Control Channel recently. Upgrades will protect the City of South San Francisco from tributary flooding, mitigate the effects of sea level rise beyond the year 2060, and double the channel’s level of flood protection to 100-year […]

  • 19 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District has received an application for the Corps permit for dredging/disposal work within the Tijuana River Ocean Inlet. The project is located in the Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve, San Diego County, and Imperial Beach, California. The applicant, US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) San Diego, […]

  • 12 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC), a limited edition book ‘Beyond Sand & Sea‘ has now been released. The book shows the last 50 years of dredging achievements as depicted through 50 iconic projects. Spanning the globe, the projects represent gigantic land reclamation schemes for […]

  • 10 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The new Yukon harbor will emerge on the north side of the Yangtze canal (port number 9845), according to the Port of Rotterdam Authority. The harbor basin will be located between the Euromax container terminal and the gate terminal of Vopak and Gasunie. The consortium Hakkers Van Oord will execute the assignment, which is commissioned by […]