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  • 11 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, completed emergency dredging operations in the Mississippi River on August 7. The Corps dredged temporary 200-feet wide pilot channels in both Pool 4, between Wabasha, Minn., and Alma, Wis., and in Pool 6, near Winona, Minn. The pilot channels allowed the U.S. Coast Guard to officially […]

  • 26 February 2013

    State Rep. Al Pscholka and state Sen. John Proos announce that the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Emergency Dredging Plan includes a proposed $105,000 for the St. Joseph West Basin Marina harbor, $1 million for the New Buffalo Municipal Marina and $436,050 for the South Haven Municipal Marina. The DNR 2013 Emergency Dredging Initiative […]

  • 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) […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District issued a permit through emergency procedures May 4 allowing the California Department of Water Resources to begin construction of a drought barrier at West False River in the California Delta. DWR applied to the Corps for the expedited permit review for the work that seeks to stem […]

  • 9 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Emergency dredging operations have been wrapped up in the ports of Barbate and Conil, south of Cadiz, Agencia Publica de Puertos de Andalucia (APPA) said in their latest release.  Commenting the recently completed project, APPA Managing Director, Mariela Fernandez-Bermejo, said that around 20,290 cubic meters of sand were removed from these areas, restoring the entrance channels of both ports and responding […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) recently submitted a tender to WSA Cuxhaven for the deepening of the river Elbe. Yesterday evening, the awarding client published the commercial outcome of the tender in which Boskalis submitted the lowest price. WSA Cuxhaven will verify the commercial and technical aspects of the tender in the coming weeks and […]

  • 21 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a contract last week to conduct temporary emergency levee repairs on an eroded section of the Heise-Roberts Levee System, located on the Snake River near Lorenzo, Idaho, about 3.7 miles downstream from the U.S. Route 20 bridge.  High-flow conditions in the Snake River are eroding a segment of […]

  • 23 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA); Ranking Member Nick J. Rahall, II (D-WV); Emergency Management Subcommittee Chairman Lou Barletta (R-PA); and Emergency Management Subcommittee Ranking Member Andre Carson (D-IN) introduced the first ever reauthorization of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to improve the Nation’s emergency management capabilities, modernize and strengthen critical […]

  • 25 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    The City of Delray Beach has placed a lot of sand at the north end of the City’s beach as part of the City’s Emergency Dune/Beach Restoration Project. This project is intended to assist in restoring the erosion-damaged areas along our shoreline that resulted from Hurricane Sandy in October 2012. This emergency project, which occurred […]

  • 13 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) reported that Mississippi will receive more than $6.2 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to support recovery from recent natural disasters. The USDA this week approved Emergency Watershed Protection (EWP) program funding to assist in the recovery from damages incurred during Hurricane Isaac and flooding in 2012, […]

  • 18 January 2012

    The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors  approved a project to clean out a number of major waterways in Jakarta, in support of the provincial government’s flood management system. The Jakarta Urgent Flood Mitigation Project – also known as the Jakarta Emergency Dredging Initiative, or JEDI – will help dredge about 67.5 km of 11 […]

  • 26 June 2010

    Avalon’s emergency beach fill project entered its final stages on Thursday, June 24th. Engineers with Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company… [mappress] Source: capemaycountyherald, June 27, 2010;

  • 27 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Michigan Port Collaborative (MPC) applauded timely action by Governor Snyder, key agencies in his administration and legislators to secure critically needed emergency dredging funds for Great Lakes harbors. New legislation – requested by the Governor and now enroute to his desk for signature – will provide $21 million to dredge 49 harbors to keep […]

  • 5 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    An emergency dredging project at the Ponce de Leon Inlet area is set to begin this weekend, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District said in their latest announcement.  The U.S. Coast Guard and USACE officials have received reports of extreme shoaling and groundings in two areas of Ponce de Leon Inlet. According to […]

  • 4 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Town of Hilton Head Island has just released the latest update on their beach renourishment project, saying that approximately 100,000 cubic yards of sand have been placed along 4,000 feet of shoreline so far. Sand placement activities between Green Winged Teal Road and Brown Pelican Road, conducted by the contractor Marinex Construction, were completed a […]

  • 1 April 2014

    Seven emergency responders from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District, return to Seattle after deploying to Taholah, Wash., beginning March 25 to perform emergency repairs to a damaged seawall. More than half of the 1,100-foot seawall suffered excessive damage when severe weather impacted the area last week. After receiving a request for direct […]

  • 21 November 2012

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District issued an emergency permit on Oct. 26, 2012 to the Coastal Property Owner’s Association to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with placing dredged sand to support a coastal dune on Plum Island in Newbury, Mass. The emergency permit was issued in anticipation […]

  • 14 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The U.S Army Corps of Engineers contractors are busy constructing a staging area for the FEMA funded emergency dredging and debris removal along the West Fork of the San Jacinto River near Kingwood, Texas. Last week, over 150 trucks begin moving in floating barges and 24 inch diameter High Density Polyethylene Pipes, reported the Corps. […]

  • 20 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    On February 7, Michigan’s Governor Rick Snyder released his proposed Fiscal Year 2014 budget, which begins Oct. 1, 2013. Included in the governor’s budget recommendations is $21 million for dredging harbors which is critical to Michigan’s boating, tourism, and shipping industries, and Michigan’s port communities around the state. The Michigan Boating Industries Association (MBIA) commends […]

  • 21 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Hazardous shoaling in the Thimble Shoals federal navigation channel launched action between local and federal agencies as they raced to reopen a closed navigation lane. The Virginia Pilots Association alerted the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, of the hazard on March 13, and within hours, a survey team was mobilized. The results of […]

  • 16 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The Town of Hilton Head Island announced yesterday the completion of the South Island Emergency Beach Fill project. According to the town, at about 9:30 AM on November 15, 2017, crews from Marinex Construction completed all planned sand placement activities including the extension of the project from East Beach Lagoon Drive to near Duck Hawk Road. In coming […]